Database of the Whipple One-Name Study (WONS)
Armide Nana Edith Whipple1920 - 2001 (81 years)
Name Armide Nana Edith Whipple Birth 16 May 1920 Hollywood, Los Angeles, California Gender Female Death 27 Sep 2001 Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii Person ID I146160 Whipple Descendants Last Modified 9 Nov 2013
Father James Cameron Mitchell Whipple, b. 6 Jul 1892, Columbia, Maury, Tennessee d. 1 Sep 1980, Veterans Hospital, Miami, Dade, Florida (Age 88 years) Mother Armide Ayraud Marriage 16 Aug 1919 Antilla, Cuba Divorce Yes, date unknown Family ID F56662 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family James E. Johnson, Colonel Marriage 1 Jun 1946 Children 1. Living 2. Living Family ID F56666 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Event Map Birth - 16 May 1920 - Hollywood, Los Angeles, California Death - 27 Sep 2001 - Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii = Link to Google Earth
Photos Armide Nana Edith Whipple (1920-2001) Armide Nana Edith Whipple (1920-2001) Colonel James E. Johnson and Armide Nana Edith (Whipple) Johnson (1920-2001)
"Wedding Day 1946"
- !SOURCE: Email from Greg Johnson (email hidden) to Weldon Whipple, 6 Nov 2013: "Armide was almost born in actor Rudolph Valintino's dressing room when her mother went into labor while on a movie set in Hollywood. Armide attended Fairfax High School in Los Angeles. She became a Big Band singer with several well known bands to include Bob Crosby, Ben Pollack, Les Brown and Chico Marx. Sang numerous duets with Mel Torme, and Hoagy Carmichael. Toured Aleutian Islands for USO with actress Linda Darnell during WWII. Gave up vocation after marrying James Johnson, who she met while singing at the Hotel del Coronado near North Island Naval Air Station."