James Austin Kimo Wilder (1868-1934), who incidentally founded the Sea Scouts, was married to Sarah Harnden Wilder. They had two children that I know of:Message 1 of 7 , Dec 8 3:25 PMView SourceJames Austin "Kimo" Wilder (1868-1934), who incidentally founded the Sea Scouts,
was married to Sarah Harnden Wilder. They had two children that I know of: James A.
H. "Jimmy" Wilder, and a daughter, Kinau Wilder. Jimmy Wilder married a woman
named Betty, and they had a daughter.
Kinau married Rear Admiral Charles Butler McVay III... the man who was court-
martialed for the sinking of the USS Indianapolis. Their son was Kimo Wilder McVay,
who was the grandson of Kimo Wilder, and the nephew of Jimmy Wilder.
... You may be right, Keith. Or, since Mother Goose had so many children she didn t know what to do, perhaps either Wilder or Blanding asked for a littleMessage 2 of 7 , Dec 10 10:03 AMView Source
> ARTISTS' MOTHER GOOSEYou may be right, Keith. Or, since "Mother Goose" had so many
> Bow wow wow!
> Whose ball art thou?
> Kimo's or Blanding's ball,
> Quat'z Arts, Wow!
children she didn't know what to do," perhaps either Wilder or
Blanding asked for a little help and the ball suddenly became a joint
effort. Mentions of the ball in later years give credit to both men
for the project.
Whenever I read of Quat'z Arts ball or Blanding's elaborate 1920s
revues such as "Dream Girls," "Tropic Topics" or "Hula Moon," I
can't help but wish that a modern producer could recreate the event.
My imagination pictures a cross between Rudolf Friml's operettas and
MGM musicals -- Hawiian style!