Horace Logan White died on 16 November 1963 in Los Angeles, California. He was 64 years old and the cause of his death is unknown. However, it is believed that he passed away following a short illness. His remains were interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles. He was a celebrated artist, composer, and producer.
Betty Marion White
Born in Oak Park, Illinois, Betty Marion White was the only child of Horace Logan White and Christine Tess. The family moved to California during the Great Depression and Betty attended school in Beverly Hills. Her parents hoped she would become a forest ranger, but she found acting more appealing. She was influenced by Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy, and decided to pursue acting after graduating from high school.
Horace Logan White was a WWI veteran and electrical supplies salesman. He worked at a Chicago electrical company and married Christine White, who was a housewife. They lived in Chicago until they moved to Los Angeles when Betty was two years old. Eventually, they owned a house and a radio.
Betty Marion White was born in Oak Park, Illinois. She was the only child of her parents and had Danish, Greek, English, and Welsh ancestry. Her family moved to Los Angeles during the Great Depression. While in high school, White wrote her own graduation play and played the lead role. She also worked as a model and had her first professional acting role at the Bliss Hayden Little Theatre in Beverly Hills.
Betty White had many guest-starring roles in television shows throughout her career. Her performances in shows such as “Friends,” “Saturday Night Live,” and “The Golden Girls” earned her multiple Emmy nominations. In fact, she won the Emmy for Best Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in Betty White.
After she graduated from high school, White started looking for jobs in the acting business. After she was rejected from film roles, she was able to audition for commercials on the radio. She also performed as a singer in the television show “The Merry Widow.” After graduation, White began pursuing acting and modeling jobs. However, the start of World War II put her career on hold.
The Philippines-American War was a result of a dispute over ownership of the Philippines. The Philippines objected to the Treaty of Paris, which transferred ownership from Spain to the U.S., and the conflict erupted in February 1899. The Philippines then declared war on the U.S. on June 2, 1899.
After her career in the film industry, Betty White appeared in the romantic comedy film “The Proposal” and hosted Saturday Night Live in 2010. Betty White had won several awards and honors for her achievements. She was awarded a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1995.