JIMMY BURNS

Jimmy Burns, 90, member of the vaudeville dance trio the Burns Twins & Evelyn, died Feb. 10 in Kansas City.

He and his wife, Evelyn, and his brother, Edward, formed the tap trio in the 1930s. Edward Burns died in K.C. a few years ago.

During the heyday of vaudeville, they played many theaters in the U.S., Canada and several other countries. After the demise of vaude, they played nightclubs and hotels in Las Vegas, retiring to K.C. in the 1960s.

The twin brothers were born in St. Louis, but the trio had made Kansas City home for more than 50 years. They were charter members of the American Guild of Variety Artists.

Survived by his wife.

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