Haven Gillespie (1888-1975)
Goebel Park, Covington, KY
Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger
+39.08427, -84.5200839°05'03" N, 84°31'12" W
"The composer of "Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town" was a native of Covington. He attended local school, became a printer, and later employed by Cincinnati Times-Star and N.Y. Times. Gillespie's songs carried Americans through Great Depression and World War II; they include "Breezin' Along With The Breeze," "You Go To My Head," "Honey," and "That Lucky Old Sun.""
- January 8, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger