Jim Lucas

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Jim Lucas

Born

12/11/1931, Louisville, KY

Died

5/31/1999

Birth Name

Harry Wells Lucas Sr.

Gender

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1950-1952 (U.S.O. Tours) [Korea, Iceland, Germany, North Africa]

1952-1955 (Emcee) Bluegrass Room, The Brown Hotel [Louisville, KY]

1952-1955 (Headliner) Eden Roc Hotel, Fountain Bleu, Desert Inn, Carribe Hilton, Blue Angel, Palmer House

1955-1957 (Top 40 D.J) WSGN, Birmingham, AL

1957-1960 (T.V./Radio) WAPI, Birmingham, AL

1959 ("Guys and Dolls")…more

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    • Jim Lucas has three children (eldest is Kim Lucas Mathis, James Mark Lucas and H Wells Lucas)


      Jim Lucas left behind a legacy of seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren


      Jim Lucas' first wife, Rosemary Dean Lucas still resides in Birmingham. AL


      Jim Lucas recorded a cover of "Tutti-Frutti" with "My Favorite Doll" as the "B" side for Republic Records [7123] in 1956






       


      Jim Lucas left T.V/Radio in 1980 to enter the automobile business where he enjoyed a highly successful career for 18 years in Jeffersonville, IN.

      Jim Lucas died on Memorial Day, May 31st 1999 at the age of 67


      Jim Lucas is buried in Eastern Cemetery in Jeffersonville, IN.

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