Obituary of Buffalo Bob Smith

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Buffalo Bob Smith

Robert Emil Schmidt aka Buffalo Bob Smith (born November 27, 1917 in Buffalo, New York) was a TV personality and puppeteer who was best known for his persona as Buffalo Bob who was the host of the 1947-1960 children’s show, “Howdy Doody.” Bob died on July 30, 1998 and his death was because of cancer. He died at age 80.

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Buffalo Bob Smith Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Schmidt, Robert
    • Common Name: Buffalo Bob Smith
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: November 27, 1917
    • Age: 80 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Buffalo Bob
    • Occupations:
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Purple (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Robert's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Robert Emil Schmidt
    • Father: Emil H. Schmidt
    • Mother: Emma Kuehn Schmidt
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Mildred Metz (married November 28, 1940-1998, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Christopher Smith
      • Ronald Smith
      • Robin Smith
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Death Notice:

  • Date: July 30, 1998
  • Place: Hendersonville, North Carolina, United States
  • Cause of Death: Cancer
  • Interment: Buried at Pinecrest Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Flat Rock, North Carolina

Category Tags:

TV PersonalityPuppeteer American Born on November 27th Born in 1917 Born in New YorkDied in 1998Died from Cancer

Robert's Notable Roles:

  • Howdy Doody

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Is Mr. Robert Schmidt still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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