J. Fred Lawton

J. Fred Lawton (January 26, 1888 – November 1, 1969; full name James Frederick Lawton) was a lyricist, poet, and businessman active in the greater Detroit area who was closely associated with the University of Michigan for most of his life.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 26, 1888 (Ridgetown), Died November 1, 1969 (Ann Arbor)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-15087 10-in. 7/28/1914 Laddie Elizabeth Wheeler Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lawton, J. Fred," accessed June 29, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113002.

Lawton, J. Fred. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 29, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113002.

"Lawton, J. Fred." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 29 June 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113002

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