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Joseph (Yule) Rooney Jr (1920 - 2014)

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Joseph (Mickey) Rooney Jr formerly Yule
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Died in Westlake Village, Los Angeles County, California, USAmap
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Mickey Rooney, born Joseph Jule, Jr., was an American actor of film, television, Broadway, radio and vaudeville.[1]

Joseph Jule, Jr. son of Joe Jule, born Ninian Joseph Ewell, and Nellie W. Carter, was born 23 Sep. 1920 in Booklyn, New York.[2][1] His parents separated in 1924 and he appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 in the home of his mother at 762 Marathon St. Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. He was working as a screen actor and his mother as a manager of an actor.[3] By 1940 his mother had married Fred Pankey and they were living at 4410 Densmore in Los Angeles. Mickey was now a screen artist making motion pictures. Mickey's stand-in, Richard Paxton, was living with them.[4]

He married Ava Garner in 1942, they were divorced in 1943.[1]

He began military service in the the US Army on 14 June 1944 at Fort Macarthur, San Pedro, California[5] and served more than 21 months. He entertained troups in the States and in Europe.[1]

He married Betty Jane Baker, born Betty Jane Phillips, in 1944 they were divorced in 1948.[1]

He married Martha (MacVicar) Vickers 3 June 1949 at North Hollywood Christ Memorial Unity Church. They were divorced in Sep. 1951.[6][7][1]

He married Elaine Devry in 1952 they were divorced in 1958.[1]

He married Barbara Thomason, who used the stage name of Carolyn Mitchell in 1958. Carolyn and Mickey were divorced in January of 1966 in Los Angeles County, California.[8] Carolyn was murdered by Miloš Milošević on 30 Jan. 1966 at the Rooney home in Los Angeles.[1][9] Barbara, or Carolyn, was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California.[10]

He married Marge Lane on 10 Sep. 1966 in Clark County, Nevada,[11] they were divorced in 1967.[1]

He married Carolyn Hockett on 27 May1969 at Clark County, Nevada,[12] they were divorced on 11 March 1975 at Broward County, Florida.[1][13]

He married Janice D. Chamberlin on 28 July 1978 in Ventura County, California.[14][1]

Mickey died on 6 April 2014 at Westlake Village, Los Angeles County, California and was buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California. His memorial has photos, a copy of an obituary and links to those of family members.[2]


3 April 1930

762 Marathon St. Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

  • Nell Yule 31. manager, movie actor.
  • Joseph Yule 8 son. actor screen[3]
5 April 1940

4410 Densmore, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.

  • Fred D Pankey 34 accountant, studio.
  • Nell Pankey 41 wife.
  • Mickey (Rooney crossed out) McGuire 19. step-son. screen artist, motion pictures.
  • Thomas Scates 28. servant.
  • Anna Jane Scates 28 servant, house maid, private family
  • Richard Paxton 21, stand-in, Mickey Rooney. actor, moton pictures.[4]


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 Mickey Rooney at Wikipedia.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mickey Rooney memorial at Find A Grave with obituary.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Year: 1930; Census Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: 147; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0385; Image: 346.0; FHL microfilm: 2339882 1930 US Census. Nell Yule.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Year: 1940; Census Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T627_377; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 60-1320. 1940 US Census. Fred D Pankey.
  5. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946. Mickey Rooney.
  6. Martha Vickers at Glamour Girls of the Silver Screen.
  7. California, Marriage Index, 1949-1959 Martha M Macvicar and Mickey Rooney.
  8. California, Divorce Index, 1966-1984 Mickey Rooney and Barbara A Thomason.
  9. Milos Milos at Wikiedia.
  10. Barbara Ann Rooney Original name: Barbara Thomason. memorial at FInd A Grave.
  11. Nevada, Marriage Index, 1956-2005. Mickey Rooney and Margie Lane.
  12. Nevada, Marriage Index, 1956-2005 Mickey Rooney and Carolyn Hockett.
  13. Florida, Divorce Index, 1927-2001 Mickey Rooney. spouse's name: Carolyn.
  14. California, Marriage Index, 1960-1985 Mickey Roone and Janice D Chamberlin.

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