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Cleto Sr.

Cleto Sr.

Cleto Sr.

San Antonio, Texas

Head butler at Caesar's Palace

Currently restoring the '49 Chevy he used to drive young Jimmy and Cleto in to go fishing at Lake Mead

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Cleto Sr. (Cleto Escobedo Jr.)

This is tricky, so stay with us. There are two Cletos in the Cletones—Cleto Escobedo Jr. and Cleto Escobedo III. The bandleader is Cleto III, and his dad is Cleto Jr. We call Cleto III simply "Cleto," and, since his dad is older than he is, we call Cleto Jr, Cleto Sr. So, Cleto Sr. is Cleto Jr., and Cleto is Cleto III. Now then...

Cleto Sr. can be seen each night playing in the band alongside his son, Cleto III. Born in San Antonio, Cleto Sr. made a name for himself touring in the '60s with his band the Dell-Kings. While working at Caesars Palace, he was also the personal butler to stars such as Sammy Davis Jr. and Tom Jones. Cleto Sr. currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife Sylvia. We don't know what name she calls him.