BIO_ID: 23
LASTNAME: Clifford
FIRSTNAME: Claude
MIDDLENAME:
BORNDATE: 1888-01-28 00:00:00
DIED:
BIOGRAPHY: CLAUDE CLIFFORD, Orchestra Leader, was born January 28, 1888, son of Eva and Charles Clifford. He attended the public schools of Antigo, his birthplace, after which he engaged in various occupations. He became interested in music at an early age and is now an expert drummer. Mr. Clifford organized Cliffords Orchestra twenty years ago.

He is married and has two children, Dorothy and Loretta. Mrs. Clifford was formerly Miss Mayme Weix, and the wedding was performed on November 19, 1908. The Clifford family reside at 130 Hudson street.

Cliffords Orchestra, popular and well known, has the following members: Claude Clifford, leader and drummer; Frank Janasek, cornet; Esther Fehring, piano; Mrs. Ruby Kimball, trombone. The orchestra has played at many events of local importance.

p.325 History of Langlade County Wisconsin Dessureau. Berner Bros. Publishing CO. 1922.