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Emmett Kelly
[Emmett Kelly]
Unattributed.
December 9, 1898 - March 28, 1979
Emmett Leo Kelly was an actor and writer, known for Wind Across the Everglades (1958), The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) and General Electric Theater (1953). Remembered as an American circus performer, he created the clown figure "Weary Willie", based on the hobos of the Great Depression in the 1930s. By 1931, he was a full time clown, joining the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus in 1942, where he appeared until 1956.
Initiated: date unavailable
Sarasota Lodge No. 147, Florida

Source: unattributed.

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