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Chief Traynor O. Halftown
Birth: Feb. 24, 1917
Chautauqua County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 5, 2003
Atlantic County
New Jersey, USA

Telvision personality and children's show host. His show was the longest-running children's program in Philadelphia, being broadcast from 1951 to 1999, airing on Channel 6 (WPVI-TV). His audiences spanned three generations of children. He educated young people on American Indian culture with a soft spoken fatherly delivery. "Chief" Halftown was a full-blooded Seneca Indian, an Iroquoian tribe from western New York state. He was a U.S.Army veteran of World War II. Prior to his television career he was a nightclub singer and a radio disc jockey. (bio by: Paul Theodore Riegert) 
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
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Originally Created by: Paul Theodore Riegert
Record added: Jul 07, 2003
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Chief Traynor O. Halftown
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Chief Traynor O. Halftown
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- sjm
 Added: Jul. 5, 2016

- Lillian
 Added: Jul. 4, 2016
Such wonderful memories... Rest in peace, Chief Halftown!
- KimTisha
 Added: Jun. 22, 2016
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