Rowland, Betty Jane

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Name
Rowland, Betty Jane Gender: F
born on 23 January 1916 at 06:15 (= 06:15 AM )
Place Columbus OH, USA, 39n58, 83w00
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Clifford
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 02°11' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 07°38 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 20°57'



Biography

American entertainer, a burlesque queen. She had a vaudeville act with her two sisters until one died of a heart attack in 1945. She and her other sister went into the chorus line in 1932 and progressed to solo acts, both as exotic dancers. Her sister Rozelle became known as the "Golden Girl" and she married a wealthy, titled Belgian. Betty, a whirling dervish, was called the "Ball of Fire" as she slowly peeled the clothes off her satin skin for $2,000 a week.

The parents of the girls nearly died when their daughters became strippers but finally came around; her dad even kept a scrapbook. Betty gave up show biz when she married a wealthy lumberman in 1951, moving into a Bel Air mansion. They divorced later. By the '80s, she lived in a luxury condo, tending bar a couple nights a week as a diversion.

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Frank C. Clifford

Categories

  • Vocation : Food and Beverage : Bartender
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Night Club/ Vaudeville (Vaudeville)
  • Vocation : Sex Business : Exotic Dancers (Burlesque)

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