Joe Keaton

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Joseph Hallie Keaton (July 6, 1867 – January 13, 1946) was an American vaudeville performer and silent film actor.wikipedia
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Buster Keaton

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He was the father of actor Buster Keaton and appeared with his son in several of his films.
His father was Joseph Hallie "Joe" Keaton, who owned a traveling show with Harry Houdini called the Mohawk Indian Medicine Company, which performed on stage and sold patent medicine on the side.

Myra Keaton

On May 31, 1894, Joe Keaton eloped with Myra Edith Cutler, who became known as Myra Keaton.
Joe Keaton joined the show while they traveled through Oklahoma Territory in 1893.

Sherlock Jr.

It features Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton and Ward Crane.

The Scarecrow (1920 film)

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Joe Keaton – Farmer (uncredited)

The General (1926 film)

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Joe Keaton as a Union General

Neighbors (1920 film)

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Joe Keaton as The Boy's Father

Day Dreams (1922 film)

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Joe Keaton as The Girls Father (uncredited)

Vaudeville

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Joseph Hallie Keaton (July 6, 1867 – January 13, 1946) was an American vaudeville performer and silent film actor.

Silent film

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Joseph Hallie Keaton (July 6, 1867 – January 13, 1946) was an American vaudeville performer and silent film actor.

Actor

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Joseph Hallie Keaton (July 6, 1867 – January 13, 1946) was an American vaudeville performer and silent film actor.

Terre Haute, Indiana

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Keaton was born a few miles south of Terre Haute, Indiana to Libbie Jane and Joseph Francis Keaton IV. Leaving home in 1889, the year of the Land Rush, he homesteaded in the Oklahoma territory for a time, securing a claim three and a half miles northwest of Edmond.

Land Rush of 1889

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Keaton was born a few miles south of Terre Haute, Indiana to Libbie Jane and Joseph Francis Keaton IV. Leaving home in 1889, the year of the Land Rush, he homesteaded in the Oklahoma territory for a time, securing a claim three and a half miles northwest of Edmond.

Oklahoma

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Keaton was born a few miles south of Terre Haute, Indiana to Libbie Jane and Joseph Francis Keaton IV. Leaving home in 1889, the year of the Land Rush, he homesteaded in the Oklahoma territory for a time, securing a claim three and a half miles northwest of Edmond.

Edmond, Oklahoma

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Keaton was born a few miles south of Terre Haute, Indiana to Libbie Jane and Joseph Francis Keaton IV. Leaving home in 1889, the year of the Land Rush, he homesteaded in the Oklahoma territory for a time, securing a claim three and a half miles northwest of Edmond.

Robert Galbreath Jr.

A few months into Keaton's residency, the neighboring homesteader (a Canadian whom Keaton had befriended on their shared journey west) was murdered and partially buried by a claim jumper; the body was subsequently discovered, and "justice was meted out" to the murderer by Keaton and a group of three or four men that included Robert Galbreath, Jr.

Stage (theatre)

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The act was a rough-and-tumble one, with Buster being thrown around on stage most of the time.

Alcoholism

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As the years went by, Joe Keaton became an alcoholic; when Buster was 21, Myra left him, taking Buster with her.