Individual Record 169

Name}   Romandy, Dion H. Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam 10 Feb 1895 Place} Alhambra, Los Angeles, California
Marr.: Date} Cir 1925 Place}     ,     , California     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 18 Oct 1973 Place}     , San Diego, California
Burial: Date} Aft 18 Oct 1973 Place}  
  Grave Marker}  
Source 1} 716 = Death record
Source 2} 717 = S.S. record
Source 3} 845 =Military rec
Source 4} 1038=1900 USA cen
Source 5} 1039=1910 USA cen
Source 6} 1040=1920 USA cen
Source 7} 1041=Yearbook
Source 8} 1044=1930 USA cen
Source 9}  
Source 10} 
Parents: } Dionys Heberling Romandy & Emma Wilhelmina Hildebrand
   Relationship No.} 79
1st Household No.} 447 = Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
      Occupation 1} Manufacturer
       Occupation 2}  
Spouses:   Prime} Dow, Frances
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Dion H. Romandy was born 10 Feb 1895 in Alhambra, California.  His parents were Dionys Heberling Romandy and Emma Wilhelmina Hildebrand, and he had an older brother, Gounod.  His father Dionys was a famous violinist, who died in 1899 when Dion was only 5 years old.  In 1900 and 1910, the family was living at 1073 Wall Street in the city of Los Angeles.  His mother was a music teacher.  Dion attended Polytechnic High School in Los Angeles, graduating in 1914.  In alumni news in the 1916 year book, he is mentioned as being a member of the Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra, undoubtedly playing the violin.

Dion registered for the World War I draft on 5 Jun 1917.  He was described as short, of medium build, with brown hair and dark brown eyes.  He claimed a physical disability prevented him from serving.  He listed himself as a self-employed manufacturer, and was helping to support his mother.  In 1920, he was still living with his mother on Wall Street, and was listed as a musician, playing in theaters.

Dion married Frances Dow about 1925.  In 1930, the family was living at 916 Holt in the city of Los Angeles.  They had a four year old son Richard.  Dion was still playing in theaters.  A daughter was born in the early 1930's.  Dion died 18 Oct 1973 in San Diego County, California.  His last residence was in Solano Beach.  His wife died in 1985.  Their burial place is unknown.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} High school                             or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 31 Jul 2011
Date Created}    9 Jun 2003
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