In later years he also worked as a railroad night-watchman, farmhand and section hand on the Chicago Great Western Railway.
It did come out that he was female-bodied, and he was once quoted: "Men have an easier time than women, and get all the breaks".
He continued as a man for sixty years until his death at age 78.
- F. Michael Moore. Drag!: Male and Female Impersonators on Stage, Screen, and Television : an Illustrated World History. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1994: 123.