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Ernest Lee Flippin
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1899
Stoddard County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 7, 1942
Newberry County
South Carolina, USA

Vaudeville perfomer of blackface comedy.

From Newberry Observer 8 May 1942

Man Burned to death in tent show Prosperity; picture film catches fire

Ernest Lee Flippin, age 41, better known as "Jack Toby O'Brien,"manager of a tent picture show at Prosperity, was burned to death when the film in his picture machine caught fire last Wednesday night. The picture machine was operated from a truck and due to the fact that there was little room for escape, he was burned before he could be taken from the truck.

Mr. Flippin was brought immediately to the Newberry County Hospital where he died Thursday morning.

He is survived by his widow, the former Ruby Russell, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George and Maude Flippin, Jr., of St. Louis, Mo.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed pending word from Mr.Flippin's parents. These arrangements will be announced later from the James R. Leavell Funeral Home
Mount Lebanon Cemetery
Saint Ann
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
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Record added: Sep 21, 2011
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