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wood; s. Kenneth Lee, 11; Michell Lee, 7; Keith Lester, 6; Richard Ryland, 2. Attended Morrison Grade Sch., East St. Louis, 111., 1931-9; and Clark Jr. High Sch., East St. Louis, 111., 1939-40. Has done various types of work. Plays piano. Entertainment experience: KAFY, Bakers-field, Calif, 1946-8; KPMC, Bakersfield, 1949-53; KERO-TV, Bakersfield, 1953—; Hometown Jamboree; Town Hall Party. Recorded for Capitol, Abbott, Decca, Shasta, etc. Songs recorded: Funny Book, 1952; Come a Little Closer, 1952; I've Never Heard, 1952; Rose to a Red­head, 1952; You All Come, 1953; I Wrote My Heart a Letter, 1953; Hurry Back, 1954; Birds and the Bees, 1955; Old Jalopy, 1956; Out of Line, 1957; Up the Path, 1957; Trading Post Album, 1960. You All Come was most popular song. Writer of: I Miss You So, 1951; Board of Education, 1951; Uncertain Feeling, 1952; Easy Going Kisses, 1952; I Wrote My Heart a Letter, 1953; Hurry Back, 1954; I've Never Heard, 1952; Rose to a Redhead, 1953; Man Hold Lighting, 1956; Up Yaander, 1958; Goodbye Baby Goodbye, 1959; Uncle Ned, 1959; Space Command, 1955. Co-writer of Waltzing in Old San Antone, 1954. In Ranch Party TV film series. Busi­ness Enterprises: Cousin Herb Enterprises, Bakersfield, Calif.; Mail Order Albums, etc. Address: KERO-TV, Bakersfield, California. Hewitt, Dolph Edward, b. 7/15/14, West Finley, Pa.; w. Ruth Arlene Johnson; s. Charles, 13; Frank, 19; d. Emma, 27; Betty, 25; and Shirley, 23. Attended grade sch., 6 coun­try schools, 1923-30. Did farm work. Plays guitar. En­tertainment experience: WNBO, Washington, Pa., 1932; WWVA, Jamboree, Wheeling, W. Va.; WORK, York, Pa.; WMNN, Fairmont, W. Va.; WSVA, Harrisonburg, Va.; KXEL, Waterloo, Iowa; WLS National Barn Dance, Chicago, 111., 1946—. RCA and Janie Records. I Wish I Knew, 1952; I Would Send You Roses; When a Dream Is Broken; Waltzing My Blues Away; Ask My Heart; You're the Keeper of My Heart, 1959; There's Somebody Else On Your Mind; etc. Most popular song was I Wish I Knew. Writer of: Don't Think Anymore About Me; Life Without You. Business enterprises: Dolph