Curt Gowdy

Cowboy at the Mic
Birth Name:
Curtis Edward Gowdy
Birth Date:
July 31, 1919
Birth Place:
Green River, Wyoming
Death Date:
February 20, 2006
Place of Death:
343 El Bravo Way, Palm Beach, Florida
Cause of Death:
Cemetery Name:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
In the history of sports broadcasting, few figures have had the power to legitimize an event simply by attending it. For 40 years, Curt Gowdy was that figure. Over the course of a career that spanned five decades and all three broadcast networks, the “Cowboy at the Mic” called hundreds of football, basketball, baseball, Olympic, and outdoorsman events on his way to becoming one of the most heralded sportscasters of all time.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Mount Auburn Cemetery

580 Mount Auburn Street

Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02138


North America


Grave Location:

Spelman Road, Lot 9568, Space 1

Grave Location Description

Curt Gowdy is located in the newer section on Spelman Road at the intersection of Azalea Path overlooking the lake just before the row of private mausoleums.

Grave Location GPS

42.36870756, -71.14629831



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