Thomas Russell

Infobox Person
name = Thomas Russell


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birth_date = August 14, 1895
birth_place = South Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont, U.S.A.
death_date = March 9, 1958 (aged 62)
death_place = Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
occupation = Painter, Artist, Business, Relative
spouse = Margaret Mitchell-Russell (m. 17th March 1924)
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children = Bing Russell

Thomas Russell (August 14, 1895 – March 9, 1958) was an American painter, also the grandfather of Kurt Russell, and father of actor Bing Russell.

Biography

Born Thomas James Allen Russell in Chittenden County, Vermont, in a city called South Burlington. He is also from Virginia. He married Margaret Mitchell-Russell on the 17 March 1924, they had one child named Bing Russell. He had sold over 30 paintings in his home town, when earning money he became quite "a rich fella"; After a while he made an unpublished book called "The Rich Little Fella", it was Thomas's only book made. Thomas was also interested in Business, and got a job doing all business people do. Thomas bought a home in Brattleboro, Vermont the birthplace of his son Neil Russell. Thomas really had 2 jobs: an Art job & a Business job.

Death

Thomas Russell died on March 9th, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 62, it appeared that Thomas had died from cancer, the same cause of death his son Bing had problems with. Thomas was buried at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery.


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