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J. Paul Fogarty  



James Paul Fogarty was born in Michigan City, Indiana, on born on Wednesday, November 8, 1893 the son of James Fogarty and Hannah Corbett

J. Paul was a Songwriter, composer, author, and physical-fitness advocate.

In the 1900 U.S. Federal Census, the family resided in Michigan City at 324 East Sixth Street

    1900; Census Place: Michigan, La Porte, Indiana; Roll: 384; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0059 Name: Paul Fogarty
    Age: 6
    Birth Date: Nov 1893
    Birthplace: Indiana
    Home in 1900: Michigan, La Porte, Indiana
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Son
    Marital Status: Single
    Father's name: James Fogarty
    Father's Birthplace: Illinois
    Mother's name: Hannah Fogarty
    Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
    Occupation: View on Image
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    Household Members: Name Age
    James Fogarty 33
    Hannah Fogarty 33
    Paul Fogarty 6
    Mary F Fogarty 3
    Mary Corbett 69 Mother in Law


The next census - 1910 - recorded the Fogarty household at the same address.
    Year: 1910; Census Place: Michigan City Ward 2, La Porte, Indiana; Roll: T624_363; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0105 Name: Paul J Fogarty[Paul Fogarty]
    Age in 1910: 16
    Birth Year: abt 1894
    Birthplace: Indiana
    Home in 1910: Michigan City Ward 2, La Porte, Indiana
    Street: E 6th St
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relation to Head of House: Son
    Marital Status: Single
    Father's name: James J Fogarty
    Father's Birthplace: Illinois
    Mother's name: Hanah M Fogarty
    Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
    Native Tongue: English
    Occupation: Delivery Clerk Industry: Retail Grocery
    Employer, Employee or Other: Wage Earner
    Attended School: Yes
    Able to Read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Out of Work: N
    Number of weeks out of work: 0
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    Household Members: Name Age
    James J Fogarty 45
    Hanah M Fogarty 45
    Paul J Fogarty 16
    Mary F Fogarty 13
    Jennett E Fogarty 10
    Julia K Fogarty


Who’s Who in the Midwest (1958) said Fogarty had a Ph. B. in Journalism from the University of Notre Dame in 1917.

With Announcements for the Winter Semester and the Spring Semester of ... and ... University of Notre Dame University of Notre Dame, 1918
    ...Degree of Bachelor of Philosophy in Journalism was conferred on ...James Paul Fogarty Michigan City Indiana ...


Fogarty signed his World War I draft card on June 5, 1917. On the line for occupation it said: Candidate, U.S. Government, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana. He was described as tall, medium build with blue eyes and dark hair.
U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Name: James Paul Fogarty
County: La Porte
State: Indiana
Birthplace: Indiana
Birth Date: 8 Nov 1893
Race: Caucasian (White)
Draft Board: 1


Official U. S. Bulletin: Pub. Daily Under Order of the President of the United States by Committee on Public Information ..., Volume 1, Part 1 Committee on Public Information, George Creel 1917
    THE OFFICIAL BULLETIN THURSDAY AUGUST 9 1917 APPOINTMENTS AT OFFICERS RESERVE TRAINING CAMP AT FORT BENJAMIN HARRISON EIGHTH COMPANY ...To be second lieutenants Infantry Oflicers Reserve Corps ... J Paul Fogarty, Michiganan City Ind...


Who’s Who said he served from second lieutenant to captain in the U.S. Army infantry. He served as an infantry captain and instructor of calisthenics and bayonet work at various officers training camps around the country.

After being discharged from the army Fogarty taught military science at Culver Military Academy
    1920 - Jan 14 - The Week At The Academy... Another addition to the staff is that of Capt Fogarty, who joins the physical department and will have charge of the mass exercises ad well as a part of the ghmnasium work. Capt Fogarty was engaged in this work in the army camps and was notably successful.
it is also said that he was a football coach at CMA.

He has not yet been found in the 1920 census - but should of been listed in Culver, Uniion Township, Marshall county Indiana by the above

Fogarty tried his hand at song writing. The Catalogue of Copyright Entries, Part 3, Musical Compositions, 1924, New Series, Volume 19, Numbers 5–6, has this entry:
    ’Neath the Wabash moon; w J. Paul Fogarty, m Herbert B. Keller, of U. S. © May 5, 1924 ; 2 c. May 6; E 587897: Richmond-Robbins, Inc., New York. 10419


He attempted a career in Florida real estate. Finding no success there he began publishing poetry in the Chicago Tribune in 1928

1929 - Jan 30 - Culverites Entertain At Big Chicago Hotel
    Diners at the Edgewater Beach Hotel were entertained in the Marine Dining room last Satruday night by talent from Culver. It was a skit titled "Big Buisness" and was written by Paul Fogarty, formerly of the Culverl Military Academy but now director of entertainement that the Edgewater Beach Hotel...


The 1929 song, Joe College, had words by Fogarty and music by Ted Fiorito and Guy Lombardo. They netted $5000 by the second month, and $2500 the third and ended up owing the publisher 7 cents.

Catalog of Copyright Entries: Third series 1957 - Copyright
    JOE COLLEGE w J Paul Fogarty m Ted Florlto 4 Guy Lombardo 24 Apr 29 EU6120 J Paul Fogarty Ted Plo rlto 4 Guy Lombardo A's 2 May 56 Rl 69796

    JOE COLLEOE w J Paul Fogarty Ted Florlto 4 Ouy Lombardo 22 May 29 EP623I J Paul Fogarty Ted Florlto 4 Ouy Lombardo A's 28 May 56 R171620

    JOE COLLEGE w J Paul Fogarty Ted Florlto 4 Ouy Lombardo orchestra arr Paul Van Loan pts O on arr 22 Ma y29 EP6229 Leo Feist Inc PWH of P Van Loan 28 May 56 RI71618

    JOE COLLEGE SEE Little by little
      LITTLE BY LITTLE from Joe College & m Walter O Keefe & Robert E Do lan O 24 May 29 EU7093 DeSylva Brown & Henderson Inc PWH of W O Keefe & RE Dolan 24 May 56 R171302


Fogarty resided in Chicago, Illinois at 5349 Sheridan Road, as recorded in the 1930 census. He was the manager of hotel entertainment.
    Year: 1930; Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 494; Page: 19B; Enumeration District: 1894; Name: James P Fogarty
    Birth Year: abt 1894
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Birthplace: Indiana
    Marital Status: Single
    Relation to Head of House: Lodger
    Home in 1930: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
    Map of Home: View Map
    Street address: Sheridan Road
    Ward of City: 49
    Block: 117
    Institution: Edge Water Beach Hotel
    House Number in Cities or Towns: 5349
    Dwelling Number: 24
    Family Number: 454
    Attended School: No
    Able to Read and Write: Yes
    Father's Birthplace: Illinois
    Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
    Able to Speak English: Yes
    Occupation: Manager
    Industry: Hotel Entertainment
    Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker
    Employment: Yes
    Veteran: Yes
    War: WW


He became the entertainment director at the former Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, and during this time he was also an announcer on the defuct KFKK.

Fogarty collaborated with Rudy Vallee on Betty Co-Ed (1930), She Loves Me Just the Same (1930) and Charlie Cadet (1931


Catalog of Copyright Entries: Third series, 1959: CHARLIE CADET w & m J Paul Fogarty Rudy Vallee 5 0ct 31 EP25681 J Paul Fogarty & Rudy Vallee (A) 7 0ct 58 R222646

CHARLIE CADET w ft m J Paul Fogarty Rudy Vallee orchestra parts arr Frank E Barry vocal trio arr Albert Adam NM arr O 9 0ot 31 EP25812 Leo Feist Inc (PWH of FE Barry ft A Adam) 10 0ct 58 R222736

CHARLIE CADET by J Paul Fogarty ft Rudy Vallee arr Albert Adam Band parts NM arr 27 0ct 31; EP26155 Leo Feist Inc (PWH of Albert Adam) 28 0ct 58 R223997

CHARLIE CADET by J Paul Fogarty & Rudy Vallee arr of male quartet T.T.B.B. Ray Bloch NM arr 23 Nov 31 EP26847 Leo Feist Inc (PWH of Ray Bloch) 26 Nov 58 R225752



In 1932 Fogarty was at Chicago radio station WGN where he produced and wrote the baseball program, Rube Appleberry - Big Leaguers and Bushers debuted on Chicago's WGN on Tuesday, May 17, 1932, in the 9:30 evening time slot
    Paul Fogarty On WGN Three Times A Week

      The many locals friends of Paul Fogarty will be interested to learn that he can be heard three times each week over WGN, Chicago radio station, in a basebal sketch he has written, "Big Leaguers". The sketch will be presented on Tuesday and Thursday and Saturady evening, at 8:30 central time. Fogarty takes the part of the manager and has modeled the role to resemble the late Knute Rockne. The first program was given last night and if it is a good indication of what to to follow then baseball fans are in for a real treat.

      Fogarty became nationally known when he wrote "Betty Co-Ed" - 18 May 1932 - Citizen.


American Newspaper Comics said the Rube Appleberry comic strip began August 3, 1936. The strip ended June 12, 1937 in the Illinois State Journal (Springfield, Illinois). Fogarty was the writer and Al Demaree the artist.

The 1940 census recorded Fogarty at the Edgewater Beach Hotel, 5555 Sheridan Road, in Chicago. His occupation was broadcast radio script writer.
    Year: 1940; Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll: T627_1017; Page: 81B; Enumeration District: 103-3043 Name: Paul Fogarty
    Respondent: Yes
    Age: 45
    Estimated birth year: abt 1895
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Birthplace: Indiana
    Marital Status: Single
    Relation to Head of House: Lodger
    Home in 1940: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
    Map of Home in 1940: View Map
    Inferred Residence in 1935: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
    Residence in 1935: Same Place
    Resident on farm in 1935: No
    Sheet Number: 81B
    Occupation: Script Writer
    Attended School or College: No
    Highest Grade Completed: College, 4th year
    Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 48
    Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
    Weeks Worked in 1939: 40
    Income: 600
    Income Other Sources: Yes


A 1941 issue of Broadcasting reported Fogarty’s second comic strip: “Paul Fogarty, producer of WGN, Chicago, is producing a comic strip, Draftie, based on his experiences as a captain of U. S. Infantry during the World War.” American Newspaper Comics said the strip was written by Fogarty and drawn, initially, by William Juhre, who was followed by Loren Wiley and Len Dworkins. Draftie ran from February 3, 1941 to May 5, 1946
.

Fogarty tried writing lyrics and music. He had a listing in the Catalogue of Copyright Entries, Part 3, Musical Compositions, 1941, New Series, Volume 36, Number 6.
    Pretty co-ed has gone to my head; w & m Paul [i. e. J. Paul] Fogarty. © June 16, 1941; E pub. 95860; Broadcast music, inc., New York. 29193


The Billboard, March 21, 1942, reviewed Fogarty’s morning exercise program, Keep Fit Corps.

On April 27, 1942, Fogarty signed his World War II draft card. He still resided at the Edgewater Beach Hotel and employed at WGN radio station. He was six feet, weighed 190 pounds and had blue eyes and gray hair.

U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
Name: J Paul Fogarty
Age: 49
Race: White
Birth Date: 8 Nov 1893
Birth Place: Michigan City, Indiana, USA
Residence Year: 1942
Residence: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Person who knows whereabouts: Elizabeth Davis.


Who’s Who said Fogarty married Elizabeth Sackley, August 1, 1942.
    Florida Death Index, 1877-1998 Name: Elizabeth Sackley Fogarty
    Race: White
    Age at Death: 83
    Birth Date: 28 Dec 1898
    Death Date: 9 Oct 1982
    Death Place: Palm Beach, Florida, United States

    Year: 1900; Census Place: Chicago Ward 12, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 258; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 0340 Name: Elizebeth Sackley [Elizabeth Sackley]
    Age: 1
    Birth Date: Dec 1898
    Birthplace: Illinois
    Home in 1900: Chicago Ward 12, Cook, Illinois
    Race: White
    Gender: Female
    Relation to Head of House: Daughter
    Marital Status: Single
    Father's name: Charles Champion
    Father's Birthplace: Illinois
    Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
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    Household Members: Name Age
    Charles Champion 63
    Kathryne Champion 33
    Rose Champion 26
    Laomira Bergerson 25
    Ida Mundt 19
    John Anderson 36
    Edward Sackley 4 Apr 1896 Illinois
    Elizebeth Sackley

    In her brothers death certificate he is list as Edward James - Birth Date: 30 Apr 1896 Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois Death Date: 27 Apr 1928 the son of James A Sackly and Mary F. Rigney
      James A Sackly Chicago Tribune, 28 Apr 1928: SACKLEY--Edward James Sackley, April 27 1928, beloved husband of Ruth S ackley, née Bel-Isle, fond father of Dorothy Kathryn, Edward J. Jr., son of Mrs. James A. and the late James A. Sackley, beloved brother of John B., Mrs. John K. Leander, Dyer V., Rigney J., Mrs. William E. Davis, and Mrs. Russell J. Leander. Funeral Monday, April 30, at 9 a. m. from late residence, 7358 N. Seeley-av., to St. Margaret Mary's church. Interment Calvary


Radio Daily, March 8, 1948, noted Fogarty’s appointment as sports producer on the WGN-TV staff. - and also found
    Paul Foarty Sports Producer for WGN-TV

    Paul Fogarty, former member of Culver Military Academy staff, has been appointed sports producer for WGN-TV, Chicago television station. Fogarty has been in radio since 1928 and has produced a number of well known sports programs. He has written a number of songs and authored several comic strips - 3 Mar 1948 - Citizen


Chicago Tribune, Apr. 30, 1950 Appleberry is Now in TV, He's Paul Forarty! Rube Appleberry was the fictional WGN babseball whiz of the early 1930's


Paul Fogarty has long been known as "the dean of American calisthenics instructors" and conducted "the world's largest calesthenics class" on WGN-TV, Chicago

The Chicago Tribune, October 21, 1951, reported Fogarty’s televised exercise program, Your Figure, Ladies.


YOUR FIGURE, LADIES
by Paul Fogarty
ublished by New York: A.S. Barnes, 1955, 6th printing, 1955
Hardback with dust jacket
87 pages, 5 1/4" x 7 1/2"


Joining ASCAP in 1952, his musical collaborators included Guy Lombardo, Ted Fiorito, Jule Styne and Arnold Johnson.

Paul Fogarty’s Famous Forty Exercises was released on a vinyl recording.
Paul Fogarty's famous forty streamlining exercises : for streamlining your figure. Author: Paul Fogarty; Harold Turner Label: [Camden, N.J.] : RCA Victor, [195-]
Format: 33 rpm 12" LP mono
Country: United States
MUSIC BY Harold Turner
MISS EXERCISE - Ami Silvestre (Cover Picture)
PRIVATE PRESS Chicago IL
COVER DESIGN BY John A. Cather


Fogarty passed away March 24, 1976 in Florida.
    Florida Death Index, 1877-1998 Name: J Paul Fogarty
    Race: White
    Age at Death: 82
    Birth Date: 8 Nov 1893
    Death Date: 24 Mar 1976
    Death Place: Palm Beach, Florida, United States
The Register-Republic (Rockford, Illinois), March 26, 1976, published the Associated Press report of his death.
    Ex-WGN personality Fogarty dies

    Del Ray, Fla. (AP)—Funeral services for former WGN radio and television personality Paul Fogarty will be held Saturday in Del Ray.Fogarty, 81, died Wednesday in Del Ray.

    A figure in Chicago broadcasting for more than 31 years before he retired, Fogarty had a morning exercise program on WGN-TV during the 1950s.

    He also was a sports writer and song composer.


Name: J Paul Fogarty
Birth Date: 1893
Death Date: 1976
Cemetery: Boca Raton Municipal Cemetery and Mausoleum
Burial Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida,


His other popular-song compositions also include "Saturday Afternoon", "Tonight", "She Loves Me Just the Same", "In a Canoe", and "When I Wrote a Song".

His song "Betty Co-Ed" (1930) and was used in Community Sing: Series 2, No. 3 - College Football Songs (1937) directed by Charles Lamont

Discography:

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description
Victor BAVE-60464 10-in. Oct. 1930 La novia del estudiante Orquesta Adolfo Carabelli Instrumental ensemble
Victor BVE-62283 10-in. 6/25/1930 Betty Co-ed Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo
Columbia 150617 10-in. 7/3/1930 Betty Co-ed Johnny Walker and his Rollickers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet
Columbia 150638 10-in. 7/10/1930 Betty Co-ed Bill Coty ; Webster Moore and his High Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo
Columbia 151108 10-in. 12/11/1930 Fraternity medley Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo
Columbia 151838 10-in. 10/13/1931 Charlie cadet Ben Selvin and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet






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