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Sam Marx

Vaudeville Performer
Male
Born Oct 23, 1859
Hometown Merzwiller
Died May 10, 1933
Death Place Old Los Angeles
Other Names Marrix, Simon

Samuel Marx, born Simon Marx, was the husband of Minnie Marx, and father of the Marx Brothers. He was born in Mertzwiller, Alsace, France in 1859, and he died on May 10, 1933 in Los Angeles, California. He met Minnie in New York where he was working as a dance teacher. They married in 1884 and had 6 sons. Their first son, Manfred, born 1885, died in infancy. The other children were born in 1887, Chico, 1888, Harpo, 1890, Groucho, 1892, Gummo and 1901, Zeppo.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1859 Birth He was born in Alsace, France in 1859. Due to his place of birth he was known as "Frenchie." He met Minnie in New York where he was working as a dance teacher. They married in 1884 and had 6 sons. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1933 74 Years Old …  Sam Marx died on May 10, 1933, in the home of one of his sons, from complications due to renal failure. … Read More
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