Jerry E. Lewis

Joe E. Lewis’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) January 12, 1902

Death Date June 4, 1971

Age of Death 69 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Place of Death New York, New York, United States

Place of Burial Cedar Park Cemetery, Emerson, New Jersey, United States

Profession Comedian

The comedian Joe E. Lewis died at the age of 69. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Comedian and singer from the 30s, who was notably friends with Al Capone. Frank Sinatra played him in the 1957 film The Joker Is Wild, which is about his life.

Who was he married to?

He married the actress Martha Stewart in 1946. They divorced two years later.

How did Joe E. Lewis die?

Lewis died of a heart attack on June 4, 1971, aged 69, at Roosevelt Hospital (now Mount Sinai West).

The comedian had been taken to the hospital after collapsing in his suite at the Warwick Hotel. He was reported to have been in a diabetic coma at his death.

Where is Joe E. Lewis buried?

He was buried in Cedar Park Cemetery, Emerson, New Jersey.



“I distrust camels, and anyone else who can go a week without a drink.”

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“You only live once – but if you work it right, once is enough.”

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“I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet, so he gave me pep pills. Know what happened? I ate faster.”

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“Show me a man with both feet on the ground and I’ll show you a man who can’t get his pants on.”

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“Whenever someone asks me if I want water with my Scotch, I say I’m thirsty, not dirty.”

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