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|Patrick Butters lives in the Washington D.C. area and enjoys the movies, the Boston Red Sox, the Marx brothers, political cartoons, opera and American history, particularly the U.S. presidents. He currently is features editor at Scripps Howard News Service. He also does mean impressions and avoids cooking. |
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Hello... Check over the bio of President Buchanan on find-a-grave. I believe you have the "former" and "latter" reversed.
Find a Grave member and presidental history buff
Added by George on Oct 06, 2011 3:06 PM
|DaWaRa||Elzie Segar's bio|
Mr. Butters, Thank you for the bio for Mr. Segar. I live in his hometown of Chester, IL. Several of his cartoon characters were based on local residents. Popeye, Olive Oyl and Wimpy for certain. All three are buried here. Here is a link to Frank Fiegel (Popeye) http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=fiegel&GSfn=frank&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GRid=31875462&df=all&
Each year there is a new statue erected in town to honor another character. here is a link; http://www.chesterill.com/index.php?id=71
Added by DaWaRa on Dec 12, 2010 12:10 PM
|Susan Makky||Great Bios|
Hi! Thank you for your wonderful Marx Bros bios. You seem to be one of a few that know of brother Manfred. That and other details prove you've done your homework. I grew up on the Marx Bros. and appreciate seeing such wonderful detail. Thank you so much.
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