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actor

Bob Burns, American actor. Served as sergeant United States Marine Corps.; Mason. Inventor of Bazooka (musical instrument).

Background

Burns, Bob was born on August 2, 1890 in Greenwood, Arkansas, United States. Son of William Robert and Emma (Needham) Burns.

Education

Student of University of Arkansas.

Career

1 son, Robert; married second, Harriet Foster, May 31, 1937. Children—Barbara Ann, William, Stephen. Began professional career on vaudeville stage, 1911.

Now identified with motion pictures and radio programs.

Membership

Served as sergeant United States Marine Corps. Mason. Inventor of Bazooka (musical instrument).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Fisher, September 1921 (now deceased).; married second, Harriet Foster, May 31, 1937. Children: Barbara Ann, William, Stephen.

father:
William Robert Burns

mother:
Emma (Needham) Burns

spouses:
Elizabeth Fisher

Harriet Foster

children:
Barbara Ann Burns

William Burns

Stephen Burns