Dale Evans

1995 Cowgirl Honoree – California

Description: http://www.cowgirl.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Dale-Evans1-240x300.jpg

(1912-2001)

Beginning her career in show business singing for a Memphis radio station, Dale (born Frances Smith) made her way to Chicago where she was ”discovered” by Paramount scouts. She came to Hollywood, working in films with John Wayne, Joe E. Brown and Roy Rogers, whom she married. Together with Roy, she made 27 films, a television series and raised a large family. Dale was named Texas Woman of the Year and California Mother of the Year.