Edward Lee Rock
|Edward Lee Rock|
|Born||January 17, 1916|
Charleston, West Virginia
|Died||February 25, 1997 (age 81) |
Miami, Dade Co., Florida
|Resting place||San Francisco National Cemetery|
He began his magic career at the age of twelve and starred in magic shows in local theaters in West Virginia.
Rock served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II as a photography instructor and was an aerial combat photographer in the 20th Airborne on B239s and "captured" the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan.
He was a popular radio broadcaster in Wyoming, a television anchor in Hollywood, California and worked on "Truth or Consequences," "Queen for a Day," and various television commercials. He moved to Miami in 1969 and was a cabinet maker with the Bertram Yacht Company for 15 years.
- ↑ http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=fjl1935&id=I55339
- ↑ http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=1128962
- ↑ Ed Rock, MUM, September, 1964
- ↑ Linking Ring, May 1997