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Jimmie Rodgers

Jimmie RodgersAKA James Charles Rodgers

Born: 8-Sep-1897
Birthplace: Geiger, AL
Died: 26-May-1933
Location of death: New York City [1]
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Remains: Buried, Oak Grove Cemetery, Meridian, MS

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Country Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Pioneering country singer/songwriter/yodeler

[1] Taft Hotel, New York City.

Father: Aaron Rodgers (railroad foreman)
Mother: Eliza Bozeman (d. 1904)
Wife: Sandra Kelly (m. 1917, div. 1919)
Daughter: (b. 1918, d. 1938)
Wife: Carrie Cecil Williamson (m. 1920)
Daughter: Carrie Anita (b. 1921)
Daughter: June Rebecca (b. 1923, d. six months later)

    Jimmie Rodgers
    The Jimmie Rodgers Entertainers Vocalist (1927-28)
    Country Music Hall of Fame 1961 (first inductee)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970
    Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986
    Risk Factors: Tuberculosis

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