1905 - Born on December 28th in Toledo, Ohio. Comedian, actor, pianist, composer and songwriter.
- Famous for his role as "Charley Weaver".
1923 - He was a night club pianist, later joining the Henry Halstead orchestra.
1956 - Arquette performed in radio, theatre, and motion pictures until he retired from show business.
1959 - He joined ASCAP, and his chief musical collaborator was Charles "Bud" Dant.
- Opened a Civil War museum in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
- His retirement was interrupted when he agreed to be regular on Jack Paar's The Tonight Show.
- His famous "Letters from Mamma" were compiled and published as books.
1974 - Died of heart attack on September 23rd in Burbank, California.
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