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Lew Anderson
Birth: May 7, 1922
Kirkman
Shelby County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 14, 2006
Vista
Westchester County
New York, USA

Children's Entertainer. A native of Kirkman, Iowa, Anderson is best remembered for his role as 'Clarabelle The Clown' on the classic children's program, "Howdy Doody" from 1947 to 1960. Although 'Clarabelle' never spoke a word on the program, the character did say 'Goodbye, Kids' in the very last episode. In his later years, Anderson was the leader of a big band. He passed away at the age of 84. (bio by: K) 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
 
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Record added: May 14, 2006
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Mr. Anderson, I was watching the last show when you said "Goodbye Kid." It was a sad day in television. I always loved to watch that show and see you perform as Clarabelle. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Nov. 21, 2014

- Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 12, 2014

- Cindy
 Added: May. 14, 2014
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