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Frank Crumit
Birth: Sep. 26, 1889
Jackson
Jackson County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 1943
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Entertainer and Composer. He was an early actor, composer, songwriter, ukelele player, and author. A native of Jackson, Ohio, he was educated at the Culver Military Academy and the University of Ohio. Married to actress Julia Sanderson for a number of years, Crumit had his own radio show with her, and also appeared in vaudeville, revues, and on stage in several productions including, "No, No, Nanette", "Oh Kay!", "Queen High", "Ziegfeld Follies Of 1923", "Moonlight", and "Tangerine." His compositions including, "Song of The Prune", "Tale Of The Ticker", "King of Borneo", "Sweet Lady", "A Parlor Is A Pleasant Place", "Donald The Dub", "Gay Caballero", and "There Is One With Endurance Like The Man Who Sells Insurance", and several others were used in films of the 1930s and 1940s. A member of the American Sociey of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) since 1923, Crumit also wrote the famous Ohio State University football song, "The Buckeye Battle Cry." He died in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, in 1943. (bio by: K) 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank Crumit (1855 - 1914)
  Mary Cornelia Poore Crumit (1865 - 1892)
 
 Spouse:
  Julia Sanderson (1887 - 1975)*
 
 Sibling:
  Frank Crumit (1889 - 1943)
  Mary Florence Crumit Trautman (1892 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillcrest Park Cemetery
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Mar 03, 2007
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Frank Crumit
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