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Virgil Oliver Stamps
Birth: Sep. 18, 1892
Upshur County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 1940
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Singer, writer, publisher, and gospel music pioneer. Stamps founded the V.O. Stamps Music Company in 1924 in Jacksonville, Texas and soon published "Harbor Bells", his first songbook. Two years later, he merged the company with J. R. Baxter, Jr. to form the Stamps-Baxter Music Company, based in Dallas, Texas. He sang bass with the Stamps Quartet. He arranged the music of "When the Saints Go Marching In" in 1937. Mr. Stamps is a member of the Texas Gospel Music Hall of Fame and was inducted into the Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 1997.  (bio by: Paul, Karen, & Katherine) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Oscar Stamps (1855 - 1926)
  Florence Corine Rosser Stamps (1859 - 1934)
 
 Spouses:
  Trueman Bussey Stamps Pankey (1907 - 1953)*
  Addie Belle Culpepper Stamps Minter (1892 - 1978)*
 
 Children:
  Louise Cooper (1910 - 1993)*
  Oliver Ware Stamps (1913 - 1982)*
  J. Weldon Stamps (1915 - 1917)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Miller Stamps (1883 - 1955)*
  William Oscar Stamps (1885 - 1934)*
  John Hampton Stamps (1887 - 1966)*
  Virgil Oliver Stamps (1892 - 1940)
  Frank Howard Stamps (1896 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Laurel Land Memorial Park
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Paul, Karen, & Katherine
Record added: Aug 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28806103
Virgil Oliver Stamps
Added by: Paul, Karen, & Katherine
 
Virgil Oliver Stamps
Added by: Will Stamps
 
Virgil Oliver Stamps
Added by: David N. Lotz
 
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May you rest in Heavenly peace.
- Carolyn Womack
 Added: Jan. 19, 2014

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