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DeadBorn: 11/5/1911 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Cause of death: congestive heart failure
Full name: Leonard Franklin Slye
Nickname: King of the Cowboys
Noted For: western singer; hits include "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" (1934), "Happy Trails". Actor; Billy the Kid Returns (1938), King of the Cowboys (1943), Don't Fence Me In (1945), "The Roy Rogers Show" (1951-57). Elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame (1988). Husband of western singer and actress Dale Evans (1947-98).
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