EMMONS COUNTY AREA CELEBRITIES


THOMAS S. KLEPPE
Secretary of Interior 1975-1977


Biography

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OWEN HARLAN MICKEL ( MONTIE MONTANA )

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He changed his name from Owen Mickel to Montie Montana. Appeared in several movies with several stars and was billed as the "world's greatest trick-rope artist." Appeared also in rodeos, circus events, and wild west shows.
While in Emmons County, the family lived in Omio; in the 1910 Census the family included father Edgar O., mother Mary E., son Glen E., and son Arthur E. By 1920 the family had moved to Corson County, South Dakota; in 1930 at Mission, Lake County, Montana (indicates Owen is a performer) and in 1940 his parents and brother Carl and his family are living in Montebello, Los Angeles County, California.

findagrave.com Memorial
Bio at National Cowboy Museum
Bio at Professional Rodeo Hall of Fame

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LAWRENCE WELK

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Lawrence Welk Wikipedia Bio
Bob Ralston's Bio of Lawrence Welk

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