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Peggy Shannon (January 10, 1907 – May 11, 1941) was an American actress. She appeared on the stage and screen of the 1920s and 1930s. Wikipedia

Age: 34 (age at death)
Born: 10th January, 1907, Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Died: 11th May, 1941, North Hollywood, California
Height: 5' 4½" (164 cm)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: The Back Page (1934)

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Became stage actress in New York in 1926.


Drank herself to death. On May 11, 1941, her last husband, Albert G. Roberts (born 11 October 1902), and his friend found her slumped over the kitchen table dead with her head down on her arms, a cigarette in her mouth, and an empty glass in her hand. 19 days after Shannon's death, Roberts fatally shot himself to death right on the spot where she died.

The House Across the Bay

The House Across the Bay (1940)

An aircraft designer falls for the wife of an imprisoned gangster. All goes well until the gangster gets out of prison...

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Blackwell's Island
The Women


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katsot - On the 1920 Census, she is also listed as being born in 1907 for Pine Bluff, Arkansas. (4 years ago)
katsot - She was not born in 1910, because she was born in 1907: You have saved this record to My Ancestry (Shoebox). This record has been added to your shoebox. 1910 United States Federal Census about Winna Sommon Name: Winna Sommon [Winna Sammon] Age in 1910: 4 Estimated birth year: abt 1906 Birthplace: Arkansas Relation to Head of House: Daughter Father`s Name: Edward N Father`s Birth Place: Georgia Mother`s Name: Nannie M Mother`s Birth Place: Mississippi Home in 1910: Pine Bluff Ward 2, Jefferson, Arkansas Marital Status: Single Race: White Gender: Female Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Edward N Sommon 29 Nannie M Sommon 25 Winna Sommon 4 (4 years ago)

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