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1900

Don Redman was born in Piedmont

Other events that happened on or around 1900

1903

Teddy Weatherford was born in Bluefield

Other events that happened on or around 1903

1904

Frankie Masters was born in Pleasants County

Other events that happened on or around 1904

1905

Tommy Benford was born in Charleston

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1909

Garland Wilson was born in Martinsburg

Other events that happened on or around 1909

1912

Hubert "Bumps" Myers was born in Clarksburg

Other events that happened on or around 1912

1915

William "Keg" Purnell was born in Charleston

Other events that happened on or around 1915

1917

Billy Moore was born in Parkersburg

Other events that happened on or around 1917

1921

Musa Kaleem was born Orlando Wright in Wheeling

Other events that happened on or around 1921

1924

Ray Wetzel was born in Parkersburg

Other events that happened on or around 1924

1927

Don Redman joined McKinney's Cotton Pickers

Other events that happened on or around 1927

1928

Ernest Farrow was born in Huntington

Other events that happened on or around 1928

1934

Iris Bell was born in Charleston

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1938

Jazz singer Jennie Smith was born

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Oct 30, 1941

Chu Berry died in a car crash in Ohio

Other events that happened on or around October 30, 1941

1951

Ray Wetzel died in a car accident

Other events that happened on or around 1951

1954

Garland Wilson died in Paris

Other events that happened on or around 1954

1964

Don Redman died

Other events that happened on or around 1964


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