Thursday August 9th 2012

Thought for the Day

“A fool and his money are soon elected.”

~ Will Rogers
(1879-1935)



*William Penn Adair (Will Rogers)

Born November 4, 1879 Oologah, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma)
Died August 15, 1935 (aged 55) Point Barrow, Alaska Territory

File:Rogers-Will-LOC.jpg From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaAn American cowboy, comedian, humorist, social commentator, vaudeville performer and actor and one of the best-known celebrities in the 1920s and 1930s. Known as Oklahoma’s favorite son, Rogers was born to a prominent Indian Territory family. He traveled around the world three times, made 71 movies (50 silent films and 21 “talkies”), wrote more than 4,000 nationally-syndicated newspaper columns, and became a world-famous figure. By the mid-1930s, Rogers was adored by the American people.

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