Archive for July 14th, 2009

Ken Maynard in the 1930 Census

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009


Ken Maynard


Film actor

Ken in Tombstone Canyon (1932)





Afton Arms


Afton Arms Apartments 

6141 Afton Place

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California



 Rent, $30


Census taken on April 3, 1930




  1. Ken Maynard (head), 32 / Texas / Actor / Motion pictures.
  2. Mary Maynard (wife), 30 / Indiana / None.


NOTE: This is a private residence. Please DO NOT disturb the occupants.



* Information includes relationship to head of household, age / place of birth (year of arrival in this country, if applicable) / occupation / industry.


The preceeding text is taken from my book, Celebrities in the 1930 Census (McFarland & Co., Inc., 2008). This directory provides an extensive listing of household information collected for over 2,265 famous or notorious individuals who were alive during the 1930 United States Census. Please note: The above photographs do not appear in the book.



Gale Storm Memorial

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009


Gale Storm memorial service set


Gale Storm


A memorial service for actress Gale Storm, star of the 1950s situation comedies “My Little Margie” and “The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna,” will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at South Shores Church, 32712 Crown Valley Parkway, Monarch Beach in Dana Point. Storm died June 27 at age 87.