Ned Locke

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Locke in 1971

Norbert "Ned" Locke (December 25, 1919 – February 4, 1992) was an American television personality and writer, radio announcer and politician. He was born in Red Wing, Minnesota. He was best known for the role of "Ringmaster Ned" on WGN-TV's Bozo's Circus from 1961 to 1976.[1] He moved to Kimberling City, Missouri where he was mayor until 1992.

Locke died of liver cancer in Kimberling City on February 4, 1992 at the age of 72.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Samuels, Rich. "Ned Locke-Uncle Ned's Flying Squadron". Samuels, Rich. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
  2. Crimmins, Jerry (5 February 1992). "Ned Locke of Bozo's Circus". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 6 February 2011.