Beginning biographical sketch from 1920 U.S. census of Big Band Leader EMIL FLINDT as provided by Gary Wegner
of Melrose Park, Illinois:
Here is the Emil Flindt picture from "Waltz of the Poppies." I have enlarged it as reasonable as possible.
Most everything I know about him is on your website. A few items from other searches. Perhaps you can verify these...
Served as bandleader in National Guard Iowa Field artillery, Aug 5, 1917 age 29.
1920 census; Jan. 10, address; 430 Fourth st. Clinton, Iowa, Emil Flindt age 32, b. Iowa,
parents b. Germany, occ. Leader, Orchestra, wife, Leah H. age 27, b. South Dakota, Father b. Kentucky, mother b. Iowa.
son. Emil jr. age 2 and 1/2, b. Iowa.
Emil Flindt died. 2/2/61, buried Springdale Cemetery, Clinton, Iowa.
EMIL FLINDT'S Rag-o-maniacs in 1919 in Clinton,Iowa
EMIL FLINDT Orchestra of Clinton, Iowa and Chicago, Illinois
Clinton Advertiser - Nov 22 1919: Clinton Jazz Players, part 1
Clinton Advertiser - Nov 22, 1919: Clinton Jazz Players, part 2
Clinton Herald: Clintonian Two Step
Emil Flindt Handbill - 1938 Chicago