Yvonne Lohn

born: 21 May 1929
Los Angeles, California,
United States of America
died: 25 September 1960
Fresno, California,
United States of America
(heart condition, age 31)

American child actress. In 1952, she won a beauty pageant. A few months later, she was sticken with polio while in Mexico City, Mexico, and spent a few months in a hospital there and was finally recovered enough to be flown home in a specially equipped military transport plane. She was able to work a job as a script girl for CBS Television until her death at the young age of 31.
She is interred at Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, California.

"LA Times" 27 September 1960 p. 47 Obituary:
"MISS SHIRLEY Y. LOHN: Funeral services for Miss Shirley Yvonne Lohn, 31, television script reader, will be conducted at 3 p.m. today at Pierce-Hamrock Mortuary. Miss Lohn died Sunday of a heart condition while on a visit in Fresno. She lived at 301 S Camden Drive, Beverly Hills. She was a graduate of Westlake School for Girls and Sarah Lawrence College. She leaves her mother, Winifred, and a brother, Ellsworth."
Real name: Yvonne Shirley Lohn
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


Our Gang Follies Of 1936
Audience member

Acknowledgements & sources:
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/88763683/yvonne-shirley-lohn (Findagrave.com)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Our_Gang_Follies_of_1936 (Wikipedia)
Jim Jarvis (research and infornamtion)

This page was last updated on: 21 March 2019