Jo Van Fleet

Catherine Josephine Van Fleet (1915 - 1996)

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Catherine Josephine (Jo) Van Fleet
Born in Oakland, Alameda, California, United Statesmap
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Died in Jamaica, Queens, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Jul 2017 | Last significant change: 18 Nov 2018
00:15: Greg Slade edited the Biography for Catherine Josephine Van Fleet (1915-1996). [Thank Greg for this | 1 thank-you received]
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Biography

Jo Van Fleet was an American theatre and film actress. She was the winner of an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (for East of Eden) and a Tony Award (for The Trip to Bountiful).[1]

Catherine was born in 1915. She was the daughter of Roy Hugh Van Fleet and Bessie Gardner.[2] In 1920 her father had died and she lived with her mother, sister, aunt Charlotte, and grandparents Ralph W. Gardner and Mary.[3] In 1930 she lived with her mother.[4]

In 1940 she was teaching high school and boarding in Lemoore, Kings County, California, United States.[5]

She passed away in 1996.

Sources

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Jo Van Fleet," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jo_Van_Fleet (accessed July 11, 2017).
  2. "California Birth Index, 1905-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VLD5-B4Z : 27 November 2014), Catherin J Vanfleet, 29 Dec 1915; citing Alameda, California, United States, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento.
  3. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH3Z-WLV : accessed 12 July 2017), Josephine Van Fleet in household of Ralph W Gardner, Oakland, Alameda, California, United States; citing ED 145, sheet 8A, line 16, family 181, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 91; FHL microfilm 1,820,091.
  4. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCXH-SY7 : accessed 12 July 2017), Josephine Van Fleet in household of Bessie Van Fleet, Oakland, Alameda, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 131, sheet 28B, line 65, family 395, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 105; FHL microfilm 2,339,840.
  5. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K97Q-79Q : accessed 12 July 2017), Josephine Vanfleet in household of Verna Kloninger, Lemoore, Lemoore Judicial Township, Kings, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 16-18A, sheet 6A, line 13, family 122, 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 217.


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Jo Van Fleet in the film East of Eden
Jo Van Fleet in the film East of Eden

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