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Also Known As: Louis Marshall Jones Died: February 19, 1998
Born: Cause of Death: complications from several strokes
Birth Place: Niagra, Kentucky, USA Profession: musician, actor

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 Positive: Life With HIV (1996) ("Stand Up Harlem")
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Youngest of 10 children
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Learned to play the fiddle, mandolin and guitar as a child
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Appeared on the radio at age 16
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Served in the military police in Germany during WWII broadcasting on the Armed Forces Radio with band, the Munich Mountaineers
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Had his own radio show "The Young Singer of Old Songs" on WJW Arkon, OH
1935:
Toured with Bradley Kincaid who dubbed him with the name "Grandpa"
1943:
Debut recording with Merle Travis as the Shepard Brothers
1946:
Moved to Nashville, TN
1946:
Premiere appearance on the "Grand Ole Opry"
1959:
Joined the show permanently
1968:
Featured on "Hee Haw" as Grandpa Jones
1998:
Last appearance on the "Grand Ole Opry" on January 3
1980:
Underwent open heart surgery
1994:
Appeared in "Grand Ole Opry Live Christmas"
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wife:
Romona Jones. Singer, musician. Survived him.

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brother:
Eugene W Jones. Survived him.
son:
Mark A Jones. Survived him.
daughter:
Eloise Jones Hawkins. Survived him.
daughter:
Alisa J Wall. Survived him.
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