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jomahmah
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 13, 2016 10:48 pm    Post subject: Milton "Farmer Page Reply with quote

I originally posted this in the Gambling Index and it got lost in a sea of Viagra posts so:
Check out this nice article and picture from the LA Times on Farmer Page by his son, Milton Jr.
http://articles.latimes.com/2012/apr/11/local/la-me-harnisch-20120411
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:18 pm    Post subject: Beemoe Reply with quote

Why was he called "Farmer"?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2016 3:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

"He went to school and he had a farmer's hat on," Milton says, "so he got the nickname and it stuck with him", or so says the article.
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PostPosted: Mon May 30, 2016 8:56 pm    Post subject: Milton B. Page aka Farmer Reply with quote

I've seen another explanation that it came from his walk described as a "shambling gait," and the "ill-fitting clothes," he wore as he sold newspapers on 2nd and Spring Streets.
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