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 Edward Francis “Ed” Gallagher

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Edward Francis “Ed” Gallagher

Birth
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Death 28 May 1929 (aged 55–56)
Astoria, Queens County, New York, USA
Burial Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA
Plot N.V.A. (National Vaudeville Association)
Memorial ID 106769459 View Source
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Actor and straight man of the famous vaudeville duo Gallagher and Shean (with Al Shean). They appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies of 1922, with their hit routine, "Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean in Egypt." He suffered a nervous breakdown at the height of their fame and was committed to Rivercrest Sanitarium in 1927. He never recovered, dying there at the age of 56.


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