Born Merl Macklin Megley, he became a vaudeville circuit head for RKO Studios and a theatrical producer who staged shows around the world. According to news reports at the time of his death he handled personal appearances for such stars as Jack Benny, Danny Kaye, Betty Hutton, and Spike Jones. He was born in Findlay and lived many years in Toledo. The Megley’s are also related to the Taft family. Macklin’s mother was Emma Taft.
(b.1887 – d.1965: Actor, producer, agent)