Dorothy Virginia "Jimmie Garland" Gumm

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Dorothy Virginia Gumm

Also Known As: "Jimmie Garland"
Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
Death: May 27, 1977 (59)
Dallas, Texas, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Francis (Frank) Advent Gumm and Ethel Marion Gumm
Wife of John Hugh Thompson, Jr.
Ex-wife of Bobby Sherwood
Mother of <private> sherwood
Sister of Mary Jane "Sue Garland" Gumm and Judy Garland

Managed by: James Buchanan White
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About Dorothy Virginia "Jimmie Garland" Gumm

Virginia Gumm was born on July 4, 1917 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA as Dorothy Virginia Gumm. She was an actress, known for La Fiesta de Santa Barbara (1935), The Wedding of Jack and Jill (1930) and The Harvey Girls (1946). She was married to Johnny Thompson and Bobby Sherwood. She died on May 27, 1977 in Dallas, Texas, USA.

Virginia had a daughter, Judy Gail "Judaline," with her husband, musician Bobby Sherwood. Judaline means "little Judy" in Jewish and was originally the endearing nickname given to Judy Garland by one of her directors when she was a child. The name was subsequently used by the family to differentiate between "Big" Judy and "Little" Judy). Judaline loved the name so much she had it made legal when she grew up. She was born in May 1938 and was named after her aunt, actress Judy Garland.

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Dorothy Virginia "Jimmie Garland" Gumm's Timeline

July 4, 1917
Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
May 27, 1977
Age 59
Dallas, Texas, USA