Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Ballews in:
 • Laurel Land Memorial Park
 • Fort Worth
 • Tarrant County
 • Texas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
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). 
Family links: 
  Justine Emma Vera Ballew (1903 - 1960)*
  Justine Vera Ballew Mercer (1930 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Laurel Land Memorial Park
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 26 Lot 38
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jun 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 9815
Smith Ballew
Added by: DebღBee
Smith Ballew
Added by: David N. Lotz
Smith Ballew
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Jamie Ellis
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- chris graziano
 Added: May. 2, 2016

- Lillian
 Added: May. 2, 2016

- sjm
 Added: May. 2, 2016
There are 138 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.8 after 55 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED