|Birth name||Martha Jane Greene|
|Born||January 2, 1897|
Kentucky, United States
|Died||August 28, 1931(aged 34)|
She was born in Kentucky as Martha Jane Greene, the daughter of an actress mother and a musician father. During her career she recorded over 30 phonograph records, and appeared in some early sound films.
In 1916 she met songwriter Jimmy Byler. They performed together and were signed by Florenz Ziegfeld for 9 O'clock Review and Midnight Frolic. Jane and Jimmy were married in 1918. During the 1920s Jane started her recording career and also appeared on Broadway. Her Broadway credits include Ziegfeld Nine O'Clock Review (1919), Greenwich Village Follies (1925), and Nifties of 1923 (1923).
In 1924 Jimmy Byler became ill and died.
Jane travelled to London in 1925 and performed at the Piccadilly Hotel and The Kit Kat Club. In 1927 she married pianist Ron Wilson. The following year she appeared in a couple of film shorts in which Ron accompanied her.
- Wilson, Scott (2016). Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed. (2 volume set). McFarland. p. 296. ISBN 9780786479924. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
- Queeney, Margaret (September 1931). "Green and Blue" (PDF). Radio Doings. p. 19. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
- The Jazz Age (www.jazzage1920s.com)
- "("Jane Green" search results)". Playbill Vault. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
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