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Elsie Janis
Original name: Elsie Bierbower
Birth: Mar. 16, 1889
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 1956
Beverly Hills
Los Angeles County
California, USA

American writer, actress, and composer. Daughter of Lou Bierbauer. She was an excellent screenwriter and Broadway muscial comedy star and earned international acclaim for her talents in France and England, but she also lead hundred of United States Government War Bond rallies during World War I as well as being the forerunner of modern troop entertainment by taking her shows to the frontlines during the war itself. During the first thirty years of the 20th century, Janis was a household name on peer with Al Jolson, Flo Zigfield, et al. Elsie was born in Marion County Ohio, raised in Columbus and lived during the off season in Columbus at her estate El-Jan across from Ohio State University. (bio by: Marionbook) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Eleazer Bierbower (1858 - 1929)
  Josephine Janis (1861 - 1930)
 
 Siblings:
  Percy John Bierbower (1885 - 1907)*
  Elsie Janis (1889 - 1956)
  John Butler Bierbower (1919 - 1992)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Glendale
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Great Mausoleum, Corridor of Mercy
 
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Record added: Jul 04, 2000
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