William (Beedle) Holden Jr.

William Franklin (Beedle) Holden Jr. (1918 - 1981)

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William Franklin Holden Jr. formerly Beedle
Born in O'Fallon, St. Clair County, Illinois, United Statesmap
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Died in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Feb 2017 | Last significant change: 26 Nov 2018
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Categories: Academy Award Winners of the 20th Century | Emmy Award Winners of the 20th Century | United States Army, World War II | American Notables.

Biography

William (Beedle) Holden Jr. is Notable.

William Holden was an American actor who was one of the biggest box-office draws of the 1950s through the 1970s. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1953 for his role in Stalag 17, and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor for his role in the 1973 television film The Blue Knight.

William Franklin "Billy" Beedle, Jr., was born April 17, 1918. He was the son of William Beedle and Mary Ball.[1][2]

By 1940 he had taken the name William Holden and was boarding in Los Angeles while working as an actor.[3]

He was an actor when he enlisted in the US Army April 20, 1942, in Los Angeles, California.[4]

William Holden died November 16, 1981.[5][6]

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJCJ-8V3 : accessed 18 September 2017), William F Beedle in household of William Beedle, O'Fallon, St Clair, Illinois, United States; citing ED 205, sheet 6B, line 72, family 158, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 405; FHL microfilm 1,820,405.
  2. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCD7-P8M : accessed 18 September 2017), Billy F Beedle in household of William F Beedle, South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1526, sheet 5B, line 62, family 144, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 175; FHL microfilm 2,339,910.
  3. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9CK-TL5 : accessed 18 September 2017), William Holden in household of Hugh Macmillian, Councilmanic District 2, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 60-173, sheet 9B, line 42, family 202, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 404.
  4. "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8GF-FJR : 5 December 2014), William F Jr Beedle, enlisted 20 Apr 1942, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing "Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946," database, The National Archives: Access to Archival Databases (AAD) (http://aad.archives.gov : National Archives and Records Administration, 2002); NARA NAID 126323, National Archives at College Park, Maryland.
  5. "California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VGBV-GSB : 26 November 2014), William Franklin Holden, 16 Nov 1981; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.
  6. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JTH1-LJH : 20 May 2014), William Holden, Nov 1981; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

See Also:

  • US Social Security Applications and Claims Index


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