Earl W. Bascom

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Birthday
19, 1906
Birthplace
Utah
Death Date
Aug 28, 1995 (89)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
19, 1906
Birthplace
Utah
Death Date
Aug 28, 1995 (89)

About

Painter, sculptor, and professional cowboy whose art reflected his experiences on the Western frontier.

Before Fame

He became an internationally acclaimed rodeo rider in his youth and used the proceeds from his championship rodeo events to fund his education at Brigham Young University.

Trivia

He was a Mormon and briefly worked as a missionary for the Mississippi branch of the Church of Latter-Day Saints.

Family Life

His British grandmother and aunts nicknamed him Lord Bascom-King of the Canadian Cowboys when he was growing up. He married Nadine Diffey in 1939.

Associated With

He appeared with Roy Rogers in several television commercials.

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