Sailor Jerry

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Birthday
14, 1911
Birthplace
Reno, NV
Death Date
Jun 12, 1973 (62)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1911
Birthplace
Reno, NV
Death Date
Jun 12, 1973 (62)

About

American tattoo artist who was nicknamed "Sailor Jerry" because of his history of tattooing sailors and established a brand of clothing and liquor under the name Sailor Jerry Ltd.

Before Fame

He learned tattooing as a child from different tattoo artists while traveling the country and he practiced on drunks from skid row that would come into the tattoo parlors.

Trivia

He also played saxophone in his own dance band for a number of years.

Family Life

He was raised in Northern Caifornia with his family.

Associated With

Like him, Darren Brass is an American tattoo artist.