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Lucille Ball Weds Gary Morton in New York

Nov. 19, 1961 - Lucille Ball, the actress, and Gary Morton, nightclub comedian, were married today. The Rev. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale performed the ceremony at Marble Collegiate Church on Fifth Avenue. It was attended by close friends and family, including Miss Ball’s two children by her previous marriage to Cuban-born actor Desi Arnaz. Paula Stewart, actress, was matron of honor. It was Miss Stewart who introduced Miss Ball to Mr. Morton. Miss Stewart’s husband, Jack Carter, the comedian, was best man. The couple will reside in California. Miss Ball received a divorce last May from Mr. Arnaz.


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