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Ernestine Tucker Ryan
Birth: Aug. 11, 1924
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 2004
Northfield
Summit County
Ohio, USA

Vocalist, Musician. She was a member of The Tucker Sisters, a singing group that received national acclaim during the late thirties, forties, and early fifties. They began their professional career in 1936. The Tucker Sisters were one of many successful sister trios during World War II. They headlined at major nightclubs from New York to Hollywood, California, and appeared regularly on live CBS radio broadcasts. The group also enjoyed popularity as recording artists and performed with the USO during WWII. The trio disbanded in the early 1950s when Ernestine and Betty Jane married and raised families respectively.  (bio by: Ashley) 
 
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 Parents:
  Ernest Richard Tucker (1894 - 1965)
  Samantha Isabell Hughes Tucker (1892 - 1967)
 
 Siblings:
  Sammie Lee Tucker (1920 - 1994)*
  Ernestine Tucker Ryan (1924 - 2004)
  Betty Jane Tucker (1928 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Whitehaven Memorial Park
Mayfield Heights
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ashley
Record added: Oct 09, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9571597
Ernestine <i>Tucker</i> Ryan
Added by: Ashley
 
Ernestine <i>Tucker</i> Ryan
Added by: Ashley
 
Ernestine <i>Tucker</i> Ryan
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