Lorne (Green) Greene OC

Lyon Himan (Green) Greene OC (1915 - 1987)

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Lyon Himan (Lorne) "Chaim" Greene OC formerly Green
Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canadamap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1938 (to before 1961) [location unknown]
Husband of — married 17 Dec 1961 in Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Father of and [private son (1940s - unknown)]
Died in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 3 May 2019 | Created 20 Jan 2018
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Lorne (Green) Greene OC is Notable.
Lorne (Green) Greene OC is/was a significant Ontarian .
Lorne (Green) Greene OC has Jewish Roots.

Lorne Greene, OC, was a Canadian radio broadcaster, actor, singer, and television personality, best known for his role as the patriarch Ben Cartwright, of the Cartwright family on the 1959-1973 western-themed television series, Bonanza.

At the time of the 1921 Canada Census, Daniel, Dora, and Hyme L. Green were listed as living in Nepean, Ontario[1].

He married his second wife, Nancy Ann Deale in Los Angeles, California on December 17, 1961.[2] They had one daughter.

He was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1969 .[3]

He died on September 11, 1987 in Los Angeles, California.[4][5]

He is buried in Hillside Memorial Park in Culver City, Los Angeles County, California.[6]

Research Notes

Mother's maiden name

  • Wikipedia = Dora Grinovsky
  • FindAGrave = Dora Grinovsky
  • FamilySearch Family Tree = Dora Grinovsky
  • California Death Index (Lorne) = Slavin
  • US Social Security Applications and Claims Index (Lorne on Ancestry) = Dora Slavins
  • California Death Index (herself) = Slavin (Father's Surname)


  1. Census of Canada, 1921, Ontario, Carelton (71), Nepean (Township) (33), page 22, dwelling 241, family 247, Hyme L. Green; RG31 - Statistics Canada (https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1921/Pages/item.aspx?itemid=1469092 : Accessed March 29, 2019).
  2. "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V6GQ-S8H : 27 November 2014), Lorne H Greene and Nancy A Deale, 17 Dec 1961; from "California, Marriage Index, 1960-1985," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2007); citing Los Angeles, California, Center of Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento.
  3. Lorne Greene page at The Canada Encyclopedia
  4. "California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPMZ-1NS : 26 November 2014), Lorne Hyman Greene, 11 Sep 1987; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.
  5. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VMJH-LZ6 : 19 May 2014), Lorne Greene, 11 Sep 1987; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  6. Find A Grave: Memorial #417

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