Cathcart, Dick

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Cathcart, Dick Gender: M
Charles Richard Cathcart
born on 6 November 1924 at 18:00 (= 6:00 PM )
Place Michigan City, Indiana, 41n42, 86w54
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 14°19' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 22°08 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 11°52'


American Dixieland trumpet player who was best known as a member of The Lawrence Welk Show in which he appeared from 1962 to 1968. On the Welk show, he met Peggy Lennon, a singer with the Lennon Sisters, and the two married.

Cathcart had been a trumpeter for the U.S. Army Air Force Band and a member of big bands led by Bob Crosby, Ben Pollack, and Ray Noble.

Dick Cathcart died on 8 November 1993 in Los Angeles, California, aged 69.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with McMahan, Mickey (born 24 August 1930). Notes: Lawrence Welk orchestra members, 1966-1968
  • spouse relationship with Lennon, Peggy (born 8 April 1941). Notes: 1964-1993


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate from Indiana Archives.


  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Nine)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (Lawrence Welk orchestra, 1962-1968)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Trumpeter)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz (Dixieland)