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date: 19 November 2019

Smith, Chrislocked

(12 October 1879–04 October 1949)
  • Eunmi Shim

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Smith, Chris (12 October 1879–04 October 1949), songwriter and vaudevillian, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Henry Mirtry, a shoemaker, and Clara Smith (maiden name Browne). Although the 1880 U.S. census shows his first name as Christopher, he was commonly known as Chris Smith. Little is known about his personal life. He was married and had at least two children (both daughters), but other specifics are not known....

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