Jerry (Levitch) Lewis

Joseph (Levitch) Lewis (1926 - 2017)

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Joseph (Jerry) "Jerome" Lewis formerly Levitch
Born in Newark, New Jersey, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of [private wife (1920s - unknown)]
Father of [private son (1940s - unknown)]
Died in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Mar 2016 | Last significant change: 15 Nov 2018
13:14: Nicolas LaPointe edited the Biography for Joseph (Levitch) Lewis (1926-2017). [Thank Nicolas for this]
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Biography

Jerry (Levitch) Lewis is Notable.

Jerry was a comedian and singer. He performed first in vaudeville, later in nightclubs, radio, theater, movies, and television.[1] He and Dean Martin formed the immensely popular comedy duo Martin and Lewis, with Lewis' slapstick hijinks set up by the consummate straight man Martin.

Sources

  1. Wikipedia, biography for Jerry Lewis, (accessed March 18, 2016).
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K45B-Q2B : accessed 10 May 2016), Jerome Lewis in household of Daniel Lewis, Ward 2, Irvington, Irvington Town, Essex, New Jersey, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 7-174B, sheet 4B, family 95, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 2334.
  • "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24BH-7TN : accessed 10 May 2016), Jerry Lewis, 1951; citing Immigration, New York City, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24B1-7MY : accessed 10 May 2016), Jerry Lewis, 1951; citing Immigration, New York City, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2H7D-3TC : accessed 10 May 2016), Jerry Lewis, 1953; citing Immigration, New York City, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Public Records, 1970-2009," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJ2Z-SCKT : accessed 10 May 2016), Joseph E Lewis, Residence, Ocean, New Jersey, United States; a third party aggregator of publicly available information.

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Publicity Photo of Jerry Lewis

Collaboration

On 20 Aug 2017 at 19:08 GMT Robert Hvitfeldt wrote:

Lewis was born Joseph Levitch in Newark, New Jersey, to Russian-Jewish parents/BBC News

On 20 Aug 2017 at 17:59 GMT C (Sälgö) S wrote:

He has passed away August 20, 2017



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