Paul Meeres Jr.
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Paul Keith Meeres Jr. (1925 - 1986)

Paul Keith Meeres Jr.
Born in New York, New York, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of [private wife (1920s - 1980s)]
Died in Brevard Co., Florida, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Jun 2016
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Bahamas Project
Paul Meeres Jr. is part of a Bahamian family.

He married Thelma G. Cofield on Feb 15, 1945 in Wilimington, New Castle, Delaware.

He married Lorraine (?) with whom he had a daughter.

He married on Apr 29, 1976 in Leon, Florida.

He divorced Holly Moyes on Feb 11, 1980 in Broward Co., Florida.

He was probably married to and divorced from Betty Radford late in his life with whom he might have had a daughter.

Jet Magazine, Jun 3, 1954, page 48 quotes "Deepest bronze along Gotham's bistro circuit is sported by boy doll Paul Meeres Jr., back from a visit with his famous father in Nassau."

Provided by an anonymous source: 1971 - He went to Sweden from England with an English music band. They had a contract for the club "Valand" in Gothenburg. He stayed and taught at the "Ballet Academy" in Gothenburg. He performed in Sweden and Spain. He met with Josephine Baker in Gothenburg while she was doing a concert there. A notice in a Gothenburg evening newspaper stated that Conrad Rooks was looking for him to play a role in his film "Siddhartha". When he contacted the newspaper, Rooks had already chosen someone else. 1974 ? - He left for the United States and stayed with a close friend. He danced with his wife Lorraine at the "Cotton Club" where he met Billie Holliday and others. He was a brilliant conga player.


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Florida Death Index, 1877-1998

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