Buffalo Bob Smith
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1918


Though the original children's show left the airwaves in 1960 after a 13-year run and Buffalo Bob Smith has indeed seen his last round up, he and puppet companion Howdy Doody will remain cherished in the hearts of first wave baby boomers as icons of 1950s childhood. Born Robert Schmidt, the son of a coal miner and the grandson of a Lutheran minister, Buffalo Bob's family initially pushed him...