Scatman Crothers
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Benjamin Sherman Crothers (1910 - 1986)

Benjamin Sherman (Scatman) Crothers
Born in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1937 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
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Biography

Benjamin was born in 1910. He passed away in 1986. His parents were Benjamin and Fredonia (lewis) Crothers.

Scatman Crothers was an American actor, singer, dancer and musician known for his work as Louie the Garbage Man on the TV show Chico and the Man and as Dick Hallorann in Stanley Kubrick's The Shining (1980), the latter of which earned him the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor. He also played Turkle in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest."

His spouse was Helen Crothers, born on November 13, 1918 in Steubenville, Ohio, USA as Helen M. Sullivan. She died on December 26, 1997 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

Sources

  1. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/4516/scatman-crothers
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scatman_Crothers
  3. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001079/?ref_=fn_al_nm_2
  4. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MF4T-85Z : accessed 26 January 2018), Sherman Crothers in household of Ben Crothers, Terre Haute Ward 3, Vigo, Indiana, United States; citing ED 135, sheet 4A, line 27, family 94, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 468; FHL microfilm 1,820,468.
  5. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X413-WTN : accessed 8 February 2020), Sherman Crothers in household of Ben Crothers, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 18, sheet 4A, line 46, family 13, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 635; FHL microfilm 2,340,370.
  6. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KW8V-QNT : 29 July 2019), Sherman Crothers, Ward 6, Dayton City, Dayton City, Montgomery, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 94-98, sheet 61A, line 7, family 3, 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 3254.
  7. "California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPMM-SMC : 26 November 2014), Benjamin Sherman Crothers, 22 Nov 1986; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.
  8. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JRJZ-5N5 : 20 May 2014), Benjamin Crothers, Nov 1986; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  9. http://gtaylor1216.wixsite.com/scatman-crothers


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