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Effie Germon

Born: Jun 13, 1845

Death: Mar 6, 1914

Birthplace: Augusta

Nationality: United States

Effie Germon

Date of Birth : Jun 13, 1845
Date of Death : Mar 6, 1914
Birth Place : Augusta

Euphemia "Effie" Germon was an American stage actress of the late 19th century from Augusta, Georgia. She excelled as a soubrette. She was the daughter of actors Greeneberry Carr Germon a/k/a Greene Germon and Jane Germon. Her father was the original impersonator of Uncle Tom at the Chatham Theatre. Her mother had begun her stage career at the age of 8, was a cousin of actor Joe Jefferson and continued acting for 50 years. Germon's theatrical debut was made at the Holliday Street Theatre in Baltimore, Maryland, during the season of 1857 - 1858. She played the role of Sally Scraggs in Sketches in India. Germon acted with both the Baltimore and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania stock companies.

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