Charles Westover

Charles Weedon Westover (1934 - 1990)

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Charles Weedon "Del Shannon" Westover
Born in Grand Rapids, Ontonagon, Michigan, United Statesmap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Santa Clarita, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 13 Dec 2019 | Created 18 May 2019
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Singer best known for his #1 hit, "Runaway" from 1961.


  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 March 2018), Charles Westover in household of Bert Westover, Coopersville, Polkton Township, Ottawa, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 70-36, sheet 7B, line 46, family 151, 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 1809.

* Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 05 July 2019), memorial page for Del Shannon (30 Dec 1934–8 Feb 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6562600, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered. [This Memorial includes a good biography (not compared with Wikipedia).]

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