in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Radio; Literature; Humour; Education. 823 words.
Levenson, Sam (28 December 1911–27 August 1980), comedian, author, and educator, was born Samuel Levenson in New York City, the son of Hyman Levenson, a tailor, and Rebecca Fishelman....