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Dan Emmett

AKA Daniel Decatur Emmett

Born: 29-Oct-1815
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, OH
Died: 28-Jun-1904
Location of death: Mount Vernon, OH
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Songwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Dixie

Military service: US Army (1834-35, 6th Infantry, discharged for being underage)

Father: Abraham Emmett (blacksmith)
Mother: Sarah Zerick
Brother: Lafayette Emmett (Minnesota Chief Justice)
Wife: Catherine Rivers (m. circa 1852, d. 1875)
Wife: Mary Louise Brower Bird (m. 1879, until his death)

    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970
    Irish Ancestry

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