Carol (Channing) Lowe

Carol Elaine (Channing) Lowe (1921 - 2019)

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Carol Elaine Lowe formerly Channing aka Naidish, Carson, Kullijian
Born in Seattle, King, Washington, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about 1941 (to about 1944) [location unknown]
Wife of — married about 1950 (to about Sep 1956) [location unknown]
Wife of — married 1956 (to 1999) [location unknown]
Wife of — married 10 May 2003 (to 26 Dec 2011) [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Rancho Mirage, Riverside, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 9 May 2019 | Created 31 Jan 2016
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Carol (Channing) Lowe is Notable.


Carol Elaine Channing (born January 31, 1921) was an American actress, singer, dancer, comedian, and voice artist. She won the Golden Globe Award, was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, was nominated for four Tony Awards (winning for Hello, Dolly!), and received a Lifetime Achievement Tony Award in 1995.

Channing was born Carol Elaine Channing in Seattle, Washington on January 31, 1921, the only child of George[1] and Adelaide Channing (née Glaser; 1886–1984)[2]. Her father was born George Christian Stucker, but changed his surname before his daughter's birth. A city editor at the Seattle Star, her father took a job in San Francisco and the family moved when Channing was two weeks old. Her father later became a Christian Science practitioner, editor, and teacher. Her mother informed her that her father George had been born in Augusta, Georgia and his father was German-American and his mother was African American.


  1. Theodore Naidish (m. 1941; div. 1944), a writer.
  2. Alexander Carson (m. 1953; div. 1956), played center for the Ottawa Rough Riders Canadian football team. They had one son named Channing Carson.
  3. Charles Lowe (m. 1956; died 1999), her manager and publicist.
  4. Harry Kullijian (m. 2003; died 2011), her junior high-school sweetheart.

She died at her home in Rancho Mirage, California on Jan 15 , 2019. She is survived by her son Channing Carson.

1930 US Census:[3]

Name Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
George Channing Head Male 41 Rhode Island
Adelaide Channing Wife Female 43 Nebraska
Carol E Channing Daughter Female 9 Washington

1940 US Census:[4]

Name Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Adelaide Channing Head Female 53 Nebraska
Carol Channing Daughter Female 19 Washington


  1. George Christian Channing on Find A Grave: Memorial #128276025 accessed on 15 Jan 2019
  2. Adelaide Glaser Channing on Find A Grave: Memorial #128276690 accessed on 15 Jan 2019
  3. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 15 January 2019), Carol E Channing in household of George Channing, San Francisco (Districts 1-250), San Francisco, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 208, sheet 28A, line 27, family 433, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 202; FHL microfilm 2,339,937.
  4. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 March 2018), Carol Channing in household of Adelaide Channing, Assembly District 15, Manhattan, New York City, New York, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 31-1330, sheet 3A, line 38, family 78, 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 2655.

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