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Sam Cornelius Phillips
Birth: Jan. 5, 1923
Florence
Lauderdale County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jul. 30, 2003
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Rock pioneer. He was the founder of Sun Records and was credited with discovering Elvis Presley. He produced Presley's first record in 1954. He later sold Presley's recording contract to RCA for only $35,000. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986. (bio by: Ron Moody) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles T. Phillips (1877 - 1942)
  Madgie Lovelace Phillips (1883 - 1952)
 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Irene Burns Phillips (1925 - 2012)*
 
 Sibling:
  Mary Phillips Haddock (1905 - 1994)*
  Sam Cornelius Phillips (1923 - 2003)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Mausoleum (outside) Garden of Trees - Tier C #29
GPS (lat/lon): 35.10701, 89.87307
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Jul 31, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7724504
Sam Cornelius Phillips
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