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 Walter E. “Jack” Rollins

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Walter E. “Jack” Rollins Famous memorial

Birth
Scottdale, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
1 Jan 1973 (aged 66)
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Burial
Keyser, Mineral County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID
6947838 View Source

Songwriter. He was an American musician from Keyser, West Virginia. Along with Steve Nelson, he co-wrote "Here Comes Peter Cottontail," used in the Easter special of the same name, in 1949, and "Frosty the Snowman" in 1950. He also wrote "Smokey the Bear" for the public-service mascot Smokey Bear, and co-wrote many country songs for artists such as Gene Autry, Hank Snow, George Jones and Eddy Arnold.

Songwriter. He was an American musician from Keyser, West Virginia. Along with Steve Nelson, he co-wrote "Here Comes Peter Cottontail," used in the Easter special of the same name, in 1949, and "Frosty the Snowman" in 1950. He also wrote "Smokey the Bear" for the public-service mascot Smokey Bear, and co-wrote many country songs for artists such as Gene Autry, Hank Snow, George Jones and Eddy Arnold.

Bio by: Kris 'Peterborough K' Peterson


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  • Added: 23 Nov 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6947838
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6947838/walter-e-rollins: accessed ), memorial page for Walter E. “Jack” Rollins (15 Sep 1906–1 Jan 1973), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6947838, citing Queens Meadow Point Cemetery, Keyser, Mineral County, West Virginia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.