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Vaughn Meader
Birth: Mar. 20, 1936
Death: Oct. 29, 2004

Comedian who imitated President John F. Kennedy in satire nightclub acts and on a record album. Born in Waterville, Maine, he served in the U.S. Army and later began doing a standup comedy act in New York where his Kennedy impressions led to his album, "The First Family," giving him instant fame while still in his 20s. The album sold 6.5 million copies; President Kennedy himself bought 100 copies to use as gifts to friends. Appeared in Time and Life magazines, on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and played to packed rooms in Las Vegas. His impersonation career was cut short on November 23, 1963 when Kennedy was assassinated. Eventually returned to Maine where he wrote and played bluegrass and country music; became known for his honky-tonk performances in local lounges. (bio by: Fred Beisser) 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Plot: Compications from chronic emphysema and other ailements
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Oct 30, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9727496
Vaughn Meader
Added by: Ron Moody
 
Vaughn Meader
Added by: Fred Beisser
 
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