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Tex Williams
Birth: Aug. 23, 1917
Ramsey
Fayette County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 1985, USA

Actor, Singer, Songwriter. Born Sollie Paul Williams, in Ramsey, Illinois, he was among the most popular country entertainers of the 1940s. As a singer songwriter, he is best known for the hit "Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! That Cigerette" which held the number one sales position on the Billboard charts for six weeks in 1947. His other songs included "The California Polka", "Suspicion", That's What I Like About the West", "Who? Me?", "Talking Boogie" and "Life Gits Tee-Jus, Don't It?". For feature films, he appeared in "Tex Williams and His Western Caravan" (1947), "Tex Williams Orchestra in Western Whoopee" (1948) and "Tex Williams Western Varieties" (1951). (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Dallas L Williams (1916 - 2001)*
 
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Cause of death: Cancer
 
Burial:
Eternal Valley Memorial Park
Newhall
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Zane Grey Garden, L-139C
GPS (lat/lon): 34.36329, -118.5112
 
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Record added: Sep 17, 1998
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