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The Finke family of Ravena, Coeymans, Manhattan and Connecticut

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The Finke family of Ravena, Coeymans, Manhattan and Connecticut

Posted: 1525110095000
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John O. Finke immigrated from Germany ,married Anna Tropkan in Manhattan,NY and had 3 children: Henry, John and William. They moved to New Baltimore and Coeymans NY. 2nd son John jr was born in Naugatuck Co in 1896.1920 Census says he is a musician, has a band and he married Edna Costello. ASCAP says Composer, Conductor, arranger b. Naugatuck Connecticut. Sept 16 1898; died Los Angeles CA 14 Feb. 1965. ASCAP 1947. Educ: Julliard. Led dance band in hotels, night clubs. Assoc conductor of ROSE MARIA. Staff conductor arranger at WRGB, Schenectady, NY for 7 and1/2 yrs. Songs and Instrumentals:" Cynthia" "Lucinda" " All This I Pray" I Alone Shall Never Be All Ears": also "The Risen Lord" (Anthem).Would like to find Finke relatives in Naugatuck, CT and any tidbit for this talented man! Thanks,
Bridget
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