Marmein, Irene (1894–1972)

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Marmein, Irene (1894–1972)

American concert dancer. Born Feb 4, 1894, in or around Chicago, IL; died Sept 9, 1972, in Schenectady, NY; dau. of Anna Egleton; sister of Miriam and Phyllis Marmein (dancers).

Trained and performed with sisters under mother's direction; with sisters, appeared on Keith circuit (1915) and became headliners (1919); the 1st to retire from performing, taught and directed in Schenectady, NY, where she was in charge of the family school.