October 2, 1895 – April 24, 1974
William Alexander “Bud” Abbott, American Actor and Comedian.
Radio, stage and screen performer William “Bud” Abbott was straight man for the popular comedy team of Abbott and Costello. Achieving their greatest success during
World War Two, he and Lou Costello sold 78 million dollars in war bonds on a 31 day tour and entertained in 300 Army and Navy camps.
Member of Daylight Lodge No. 525, MI
Source: Masonic Service Association of North America citing Philatelic Freemason, May-June 2001