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Sherman Billingsley

owner , realtor

Sherman Billingsley, American realtor, night club owner. Member Order Kentucky Colonels (Colonel).

Background

Billingsley, Sherman was born on March 10, 1900 in Enid, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Robert and Emily (Collingsworth) Billingsley.

Education

Educated grade schools in Oklahoma.

Career

Successively owner confectionery, cigar, grocery and dug stores in Houston, Charleston, West Virginia, Seattle, Omaha, Detroit, New York City. Entered into building and real estate business New York City. Built house and garages Billingsley Terrace, Bronx, New York.

Acquired interest in Stork Club, 1934, bought partners’ shares, managing director to 1965. President Cigogne, Inc., perfume and cologne, since 1947. With Stern-Merritt County, New York.

Head, star ABC show Stork Club.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles on night clubs and restaurants for Encyclopedia British. Contributor to periodicals.

Membership

Member Order Kentucky Colonels (Colonel). Clubs: New York Athletic, Wingfoot Golf, Atlantic Beach, Manhattan, Lido Country, Madison Square Garden, Lake Placid.

Connections

Married Hazel Donnelly, August 25, 1924. Children: Jacqueline, Barbara, Shermane.

father:
Robert Billingsley

mother:
Emily (Collingsworth) Billingsley

spouse:
Hazel Donnelly

children:
Jacqueline Billingsley

Barbara Billingsley

Shermane Billingsley