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McDonald in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jay Livingston

(1915-2001)

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, August 6, 2011
1. Jay Livingston Marker
Inscription.  Prolific composer and writer of popular songs for motion pictures and television from the 1940s to the 1990s. Born and raised in McDonald. Along with partner Ray Evans, Livingston earned Academy Awards for the songs “Buttons and Bows,” “Mona Lisa,” and “Que Sera, Sera.” His most enduring and popular song was “Silver Bells.” He also wrote themes for television series “Bonanza” and “Mister Ed” and scores for Broadway shows.
 
Erected 2004 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 21.997′ N, 80° 14.089′ W. Marker is in McDonald, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is on South McDonald Street (Pennsylvania Route 980) 0 miles north of Johnston Street, on the right when traveling north. Located at the McDonald Historical Society at the Panhandle
Jay Livingston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 6, 2011
2. Jay Livingston Marker
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Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Donald PA 15057, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The McDonald Oil Field - The Old McDonald School Bell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Flowing Oil Well (approx. 0.3 miles away); McDonald Oil Field (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oakdale Honor Roll (approx. 3.4 miles away); George Washington (approx. 3.4 miles away); David Reed (approx. 4 miles away); Walker-Ewing Log House (approx. 5 miles away); William T. Kerr (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McDonald.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jay Livingston. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on August 6, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Jay Livingston at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on August 6, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 571 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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