Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Advertisement
Chester Conklin
Birth: Jan. 11, 1886
Oskaloosa
Mahaska County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 1971

Actor. One of Mack Sennett's famed Keystone Kops, he worked extensively with Charlie Chaplin and had an important role in Erich Von Stroheim's "Greed." In the 1920s he appeared in four early W. C. Fields's films, including "Her Majesty Love." In the late 1940s his career went into decline, reportedly he was found working as Santa Claus in a L.A. department store. (bio by: MC) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Philemon Bliss Conklin (1858 - 1934)
 
 Spouses:
  Virginia C. Goodwin Baker (1893 - 1974)*
  Marguerite Maurine Rouse Conklin (1892 - 1937)*
 
 Sibling:
  Chester Conklin (1886 - 1971)
  Roscoe Allen Conklin (1893 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: MC
Record added: Jan 27, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10385179
Chester Conklin
Added by: MC
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Thank you for helping make movie magic! Happy 75th Anniversary to The Great Dictator
- Kaleigh Jones-Clark
 Added: Mar. 7, 2016
Thank you for helping make movie magic! Happy 80th Anniversary to Modern Times
- Kaleigh Jones-Clark
 Added: Feb. 25, 2016

- sjm
 Added: Jan. 11, 2016
There are 156 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.1 after 65 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED