[Dixielandjazz] FW: Lil Armstrong

Bill Haesler bhaesler@nsw.bigpond.net.au
Mon, 30 Sep 2002 11:21:40 +1000

Dear friends,
I sent this to Rebecca yesterday, but forgot to sent the list a copy.
Kind regards,

From: "Bill Haesler" <bhaesler@nsw.bigpond.net.au>
To: rebecca.e.thompson@verizon.net
Subject: Re:  Lil Armstrong
Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2002 11:52 AM

Dear Rebecca,
Louis Armstrong and Lillian Hardin were married on Tuesday, 5 Feb 1924 at City
Hall, Chicago.
The Lil/Louis wedding was reported in the Chicago Defender on 16 Feb, with
photos and a guest list.
They separated in 1931 and were divorced on 30 Sept 1938. 
On 11 Oct 1938, Louis married Alpha Smith, who had been 'Mrs Armstrong" for
about 5 years. This marriage was dissolved on 2 Oct 1942.
Louis married Lucille Wilson  on 7 Oct 1942.
Kind regards,