Nation music singer and acting professional whose profession spanned four years. He was known for showing up on tv alongside Gene Autry. He began singing at a age and worked well in the Illinois radio train station WDZ-AM in 1929. He opened up a cafe drive-in chain known as The Checkered Clothing in the 1950s. He was created right into a Midwestern family members that possessed their own cafe chain for several years. Leon Russell documented a few of his songs.