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 Virginia Chester

Virginia Chester

Birth
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Death 28 Jul 1927 (aged 30)
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Burial Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Plot Remembrance room, south wall, Tier 7 Niche 3-4 D
Memorial ID 91254155 · View Source
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American actress of silent films. Blonde-haired, blue-eyed, 5 foot 5 inch Virginia Evelyn Chester was born in San Francisco to Louis Chester and Kathleen (Kate) Judge. Her film debut was in "The Yaqui Girl" (1910), for Pathe Films. She was a leading lady with the Bison-101 Ranch Company and with Universal Pictures. Other film credits included "The Frenzy of Firewater" (1912), "A Shot In the Dark" (1912), Fat Bill's Wooing" (1912), "When Uncle Sam Was Young" (1912), "Trapper Bill, King of Scouts" (1912), "A Four-Footed Hero" (1912), "Hash House Mashers" (1915), "Restitution" (1918), "The Demon" (1918), "The Vanity Pool" (1918) and "The Outcasts of Poker Plat" (1919). She was married to Richard V. Spencer in 1911, then to Edward H. Maxwell until her early death at age 30 from pulmonary tuberculosis at their home at 4116 Greenwood Ave. in Oakland.


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  • Created by: James Lacy
  • Added: 3 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91254155
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Virginia Chester (27 Aug 1896–28 Jul 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91254155, citing Chapel of the Chimes Columbarium and Mausoleum, Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA ; Maintained by James Lacy (contributor 46552116) .