VIII.3184. Richard Eldridge Maltby, b. June 26, 1914, Chicago, Ill. (Jesse 7, Lauren B.6, Jesse 5, Benj.4, Dan.3, Dan.2, Wm.1). Mar. Sept. 13, 1933, Virginia Hosegood, at Waukegan, Ill. He of Evanston, Ill., and his wife of Ripon, Wisconsin. (Richard's Club add. 106 W. 56th St., New York City).
Children: IX.4343B. Richard Eldridge Maltby, Jr., b. Oct. 9, 1937, Ripon, Wis. IX.4343C. Marilyn Virginia " b. Aug. 13, 1941, Chicago, Ill.
Mr. Maltby is well known for his musical successes. He married Virginia Hosegood of Ripon, Wis., and has children. He attended North- western University, liberal arts course, but left in a year to work with dance bands. In 1940 he decided to devote all his time to arrang- ing, composing and conducting. In 1945 he left Chicago for New York City where he worked as a staff conductor manager under Paul Whiteman, in radio, and television network show.
His first two sides for R.C.A. Victor's Label "X", were Deep Blue Sea and Patrol Polka. He composed "Six Flats Unfinished"--written for Benny Goodman.
Before 1950 he conducted or arranged for eight Record Companies; four Transcriptions; 38 different shows, including "First Line" (Navy) and "Frigidaire Show" (Bob Hope-Beatrice Lillie and Frank Sinatra), nine orchestras and for thirty radio stars.
Maltby's "St. Louis Blues Mambo" is well known, and more recently (June 1955) "The Woman's Companion"--for its Companion Record of the Month--selected his "Begin the Beguine March."
Mr. Maltby's eldest child, traveling with his parents, had visited 36 states before his second birthday. Res. (1955) Cold Spring Road, Syoset, Long Island, N.Y.
VIII.3185. Ethelbert Maltby Claypool, b. Jan. 9, 1892 (Nellie C.7, Lauren B.6, Jesse 5, Benj.4, Dan.3, Dan.2, Wm.1). Mar. June 30, 1917, Mabel Pauline Crane. (Either he, or his brother James, had a dau. graduated 1935, at Stillwater, Oklahoma).
Child: IX.4344. Dorothy Helen Claypool, b. Sept. 8, 1918.
VIII.3186. Gertrude Susan Claypool, b. June 17, 1893 (Nellie C.7, Lauren B.6, Jesse 5, Benj.4, Dan.3, Dan.2, Wm.1). Mar. June 10, 1916, Vincent Willard Young, at Lafayette, Indiana.
Children: IX.4345. Ernest Claypool Young, b. Sept. 22, 1917. IX.4346. Winifred Frances " b. Aug. 23, 1918.
VIII.3187. James Vernon Claypool, b. Dec. 1, 1899 (Nellie C.7, Lauren B.6, Jesse 5, Benj.4, Dan.3, Dan.2, Wm.1). Private United State Marine Corps; Enlisted Harrisburgh, Penn., June 26, 1918. Mustered at Phila- delphia, July 2, 1918. "He was 71 1/2 inches high, brown eyes, light brown hair, ruddy complexion." He was a student at DePaw (?) University, Greencastle, Ind., Class 1921. He got his discharge Aug. 22, 1919; at Charlestown, S.C., character excellent. Promoted to private 1st Class, Apr. 1, 1919; Qualified with rifle as Marksman at Wirantico (?) Virginia, Sept. 1918; Sharpshooter at Quartermaster Bay, Cuba, Jan. 31, 1919. Home Service: League Island, Phil. Navy Yard from June 29, 1918 to Nov.