He starred with Josephine Baker at the "Folies Bergere", Paris, France. He is mentioned in the book "Josephine: The Hungry Heart" by Jean Claude Baker & Chris Chase.
He had a club called "Chez Paul Meeres", opened in the 1940's on Fleming Street in Over-The-Hill, New Providence, Bahamas. Paul himself and "Chez Paul Meeres" are mentioned in "Jet Magazine", Jan 13, 1955, page 44.
"Jet Magazine", Oct 8, 1953, page 44 quotes "Nassau's fabulous Paul Meeres, known around the world as "The Sepia Valentino", is again a grandfather".
He and ex wife Thelma, also an entertainer, were billed as "Meeres & Meeres, the Negro Astairs". They divorced in 1930.
His daughter Marilyn was born in 1931 to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Meeres. - "New York Society by Gerry in The Afro American (The Nation's Biggest All-Negro Weekly)", Jun 27, 1931. He must have married a third time.
He became known as Paul Meeres Sr. and his son as Paul Meeres Jr.
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