Edwin Edgar Sledge (1922 - 1996)

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Nicknames: "Eddie"
Birthplace: Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States
Death: Died in Houston, Fort Bend, Texas, United States
Occupation: tap dancer, minister
Managed by: Erica Isabel Howton, (c)
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About Edwin Edgar Sledge

"Edwin Sledge, a renowned tap dancer, made entertainment history by being the first African American to perform on Broadway." (1)

"Too Darn Hot"- FULLER, SLEDGE & DAVIS Columbia no.DOX-976 by Lorenzo Fuller, Eddie Sledge & Fred Davis from the original Broadway production of "kiss Me Kate".

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  1. http://www.answers.com/topic/sister-sledge-r-b-vocal-group

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  1. Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932 Name: Sledge Birth Date: 6 Dec 1922 Gender: Male Birth Place: Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Father: William Daniel Sledge Father Birth Place: San Antonio, Texas Mother: Willie Williams Mother Birth Place: Walteme, Texas Mother Residence: 1607 Michigan Source Information: Ancestry.com. Texas, Birth Certificates, [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. Original data: Texas Department of State Health Services. Texas Birth Certificates, 1903–1932. Archives, Orem, Utah.
  2. Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932 Name: Edwin Edgar Sledge Birth Date: 6 Dec 1922 Birth Place: Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Source Information: Ancestry.com. Texas, Birth Certificates, [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. mother: Willie (Sledge) Phelps
  3. 1930 United States Federal CensusName: Eliza Williams Gender: Female Birth Year: abt 1882 Birthplace: Texas Race: Negro (Black)[Black]  Home in 1930: Houston, Harris, Texas Marital Status: Widowed Relation to Head of House: Roomer Father's Birthplace: North Carolina Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina Name: Willie Williams Gender: Female Birth Year: abt 1906 Birthplace: Texas Race: Negro (Black) [Black]  Home in 1930: Houston, Harris, Texas Map of Home: Marital Status: Widowed Occupation: none. Relation to Head of House: Roomer Father's Birthplace: Texas Mother's Birthplace: Texas Household Head: W.M. Blockson. Members: Eliza Williams 48. Willie Williams 24. Edwin Sledge Birth Year: abt 1923 Birthplace: Texas Race: Negro (Black) [Black]  Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Houston, Harris, Texas; Roll: 2344; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0210; Image: 605.0; FHL microfilm: .
  4. Edwin E Sledge Texas Deaths, 1964 - 1998 Death: July 1 1996 - Houston, Harris, Texas 77251, USA
  5. Edwin E Sledge Texas Marriages and Divorces Birth: Circa 1923 Marriage: Oct 28 1941 Divorce: Feb 17 1969 - Harris, Texas, USA Wife: Charlene Sledge
  6. note: Florenz Kathy Williams was quoted as marrying Edwin E Sledge in 1954 and divorcing in 1964
  7. Edwin E Sledge Texas Marriages and Divorces Birth: Circa 1923 Marriage: Feb 21 1969 - Harris, Texas, USA Wife: Ruby L Hayes
  8. Edwin Edgar Sledge, U.S. Public Records Index. Birth: Dec 6 1922 Possible relatives: Ruby Hayes Sledge, Edgar S Sledge, Helen Jalaine Sledge-Hooks Residence: 4427 Brownstone Ln, Houston, Texas 77053-1303, USA

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Edwin Edgar Sledge's Timeline

1922
December 6, 1922
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States
1954
July 9, 1954
Age 31
Philadelphia, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania, United States
1954
Age 31
1956
September 13, 1956
Age 33
Philadelphia, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania, United States
1957
August 21, 1957
Age 34
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1959
January 6, 1959
Age 36
Philadelphia, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania, United States
1965
1965
Age 42
Harris , Texas, United States
1969
February 21, 1969
Age 46
Harris , Texas, United States
1996
July 1, 1996
Age 73
Houston, Fort Bend, Texas, United States