Birth Name: Paul Nicholas Baloff
Date of Birth: April 25, 1960
Place of Birth: Alameda, California, United States
Date of Death: February 2, 2002
Place of Death: Oakland, California, U.S.
*father – Russian
*maternal grandfather – Swedish
*maternal grandmother – English, Irish, German, Swiss-German
Paul Baloff is an American singer. He was a lead singer of the rock band Exodus.
Paul is the son of Barbara (Madison) and Nicholas B. Baloff. His father was Russian. His mother was American, and was of half Swedish descent, along with English, Irish, German, and Swiss-German.
Paul’s maternal grandfather was George Edmond Madison (the son of John George Madison and Eloise/Alise B. Norgren). George was born in California, to Swedish parents.
Paul’s maternal grandmother was Nell Rose Hindman (the son of John Thomas Hindman and Rebecca Anne Starr). John was the son of Silas Hampton Hindman, whose father was Irish, and Cynthia Jane Smith. Rebecca was the daughter of Simon Stair and Irene Jane Severson.
Sources: Obituary of Paul’s father – https://newspaperarchive.com
Paul’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Paul’s maternal grandmother, Nell Rose Hindman – https://www.findagrave.com