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Jimmy Rushing

AKA James Andrew Rushing

Born: 26-Aug-1901 [1]
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, OK
Died: 8-Jun-1972
Location of death: Manhattan, NY [2]
Cause of death: Cancer - Leukemia
Remains: Buried, Maple Grove Cemetery, Queens, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mr. Five By Five


[1] From 1936 Social Security Number application.

[2] Flower Fifth Avenue Hospital, Manhattan, NY.

Father: Andrew Rushing (trumpeter)
Mother: Cora Beuford (given usually as "Cora Freeman")
Wife: Mabel
Wife: Connie (m. 1940s, until his death, two sons)
Son: Robert
Son: William

    High School: Douglass High School

    The Count Basie Orchestra Vocalist (1935-48)
    Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1988

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Learning Tree (6-Aug-1969) · Chappie Logan


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