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[#26659] Rudlpha Rigelsen (Vestfold or Belgium) - Frank R Paul (Austria)

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HeiSearching for information on-Rudolpa Hanssen/Rigelsen the granddaughter of Captain Hans Chritian Rigelsen of Horten, born born in Tønsberg Vesfold and the daughter of Captain Rudolph Rigelsen, of the Belgium Red Star Line Antwerp Belgium-Philladelpia USARudboplha works as stewardess on the SS Zeeland II and eventually marries Frank R Paul of Austria who travels on the ship with her to the USA -The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction has this to say about Frank R. Paul: 'FRP is the best candidate for 'Father of Modern SF illustration', at least in the form it took in the pulp magazines. He received much of his education in Vienna, and studied also in Paris and New York. Trained as an architect, he was discovered by [editor] Hugo Gernsback in 1914 while working for a rural newspaper.Rudolpha was born 6 Sep 1886 - Oct 1981.Frank & Rudolpha had the following chidren -Frances Hoag 11-Mat-1927 - 23 Jul 1988Joan Engle 13 Nov 1929 - 6 may 1997Robert S PaulGrandfather Hans C Rigelsen was the brother of Ludvig Ferdinand Rigelsen.Any information would be appreciated.

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