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Smith Ballew
Birth: Jan. 21, 1902
Death: May 2, 1984

Singer, Actor and Bandleader. He worked with a number of bandleaders including Ted Weems, Hal Kemp, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey. In 1929 he organized the Smith Ballew Orchestra, and in the same year he signed his first recording contract. He appeared in twenty four films, 1936-50 including "Under Arizona Skies" (1946) and "The Red Badge of Courage" (1951). 
 
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  Justine V Ballew (1903 - 1960)*
 
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Burial:
Laurel Land Memorial Park
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 26 Lot 38
 
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Record added: Jun 04, 2000
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