in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Dance; Performing Arts; Conducting; Blues; Jazz; Woodwinds; Voice. 1095 words.
Lewis, Ted (06 June 1890–25 August 1971), entertainer, musician, and bandleader, was born Theodore Leopold Friedman in rural Circleville, Ohio, the son of an owner of a dry goods store...