[April 16, 1933-April, 1941]
Mild-mannered and educated, Graser didn't look the part, but his voice certainly cut it. His "Hi-Yo, Silver! Away" was used throughout the rest of the radio series and on the television series. Tragically, Graser fell asleep behind the wheel after leaving work and was killed. The irony of him having voiced many a plea to children to join the Lone Ranger Safety Club was not lost on the press.
[April, 1941-September 3, 1954]
The more famous of the radio Rangers, mostly due to his playing it longer than anyone else. Beemer had been narrator on the show back in 1933. His voice was so identified with the role, that Clayton Moore imitated his speech patterns in the early episodes of the television series.
|John Todd ("Tonto")|
[January 30, 1933-September 3, 1954]
Already an older man when he began the role, Todd was elderly by the end of the series, some 21 years later.
["The Lone Ranger" 1938]
Powell was killed in action in the Pacific in 1944.
["The Lone Ranger Rides Again" 1939]
Famous as one of the "Three "Mesquiteers."
|Chief Thunder-Cloud ("Tonto")|
["The Lone Ranger" and "The Lone Ranger Rides Again" 1938-1939]
["The Lone Ranger" television series 1949-50, 54-57, "The Lone Ranger" feature 1956, "The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold" feature, 1958]
|John Hart["The Lone Ranger" television series 1951-52]|
|Jay Silverheels ("Tonto")|
["The Lone Ranger" television series 1949-1957, "The Lone Ranger" feature 1956, "The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold" feature 1958]