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Stan C. Wilson
Original name: Stanley Wilson
Birth: May 2, 1922
Alameda County
California, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 2005
Alameda County
California, USA

Jazz Musician. A native of Oakland, California, he attended elementary schools in both his hometown and in in Berkeley, California. He gave his first music performance while still in grade school. In 1940, he graduated from the Berkeley High School in Berkeley, California, and by 1949, he was playing professionally. A self-taught musician he played the likes of folk, calypso, ballads, jazz, and the blues. In the 1950s, he went to San Francisco, California, where he played the nightclub scene for awhile, and then traveled around the United States touring, including stops in Chicago, Illinois, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Reno, Nevada, and Las Vegas, Nevada. In 1946, he married his first wife, Roberta, but they were divorced in 1952. In 1953, he again got married to Tamar Hodel. In 1970, he stopped playing the club circuit, but he did continue to work and enjoy family life. A veteran of World War II, he served as a Steward in the United States Merchant Marines. He passed away in Berkeley, California, from the effects of heart disease, at the age of 83. (bio by: K) 
San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery
Santa Nella
Merced County
California, USA
Plot: Section C-10, Site 685
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Jun 12, 2006
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Grew up with your music in the house. Mom and dad were regulars at The Hungry I, and loved you dearly. It was a pleasure to meet and sing with you at the Holiday Inn in Sacramento so many years ago. I still sing along. Happy trails my friend.
- Gail Robles
 Added: May. 11, 2015

- Janis Coleman
 Added: May. 2, 2015
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- Cindy
 Added: May. 2, 2015
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