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 Tex Williams

Tex Williams

Birth
Ramsey, Fayette County, Illinois, USA
Death 11 Oct 1985 (aged 68)
Newhall, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Newhall, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Zane Grey Garden, L-139C
Memorial ID 3576 · View Source
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Actor, Singer, Songwriter. Born Sollie Paul Williams, in Ramsey, Illinois, he was among the most popular country entertainers of the 1940s. As a singer songwriter, he is best known for the hit "Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! That Cigerette" which held the number one sales position on the Billboard charts for six weeks in 1947. His other songs included "The California Polka", "Suspicion", That's What I Like About the West", "Who? Me?", "Talking Boogie" and "Life Gits Tee-Jus, Don't It?". For feature films, he appeared in "Tex Williams and His Western Caravan" (1947), "Tex Williams Orchestra in Western Whoopee" (1948) and "Tex Williams Western Varieties" (1951).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 17 Sep 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3576
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tex Williams (23 Aug 1917–11 Oct 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3576, citing Eternal Valley Memorial Park, Newhall, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .