June Weaver (June Weaver)

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
The distaff member of the popular musical comedy hillbilly trio "The Weaver Brothers and Elviry" of town halls, vaudeville, Broadway and film, sharp-featured June Weaver was born June Petrie in Chicago in 1891. Raised in Springfield, Missouri, she took to the stage fairly young.

Divorced with two children by the time she met Leon Weaver and Frank Weaver while touring in the Doctor A.B. Christy's Traveling Medicine shows, she and Leon eventually married near the onset of WWI. Read more...