Carmel Myers in the 1930 Census…


Carmel Myers


Film actress

Iras in Ben-Hur (1925)


Carmel Myers


Carmel Myers home 1930


621 Arden Drive

Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California


Owned, $50,000


Census taken on April 23, 1930




  1. Ralph Blum (head), 35 / United States / no data.
  2. Carmel Blum (wife), 25 / California / Actress / Motion pictures.
  3. Lillian Lang (servant), 24 / New York / Maid / Private family.
  4. Arthur Lang (servant), 39 / Louisianna / Butler / Private family.


NOTE: If biographical records are correct and Ms Myers was born in 1899, she fibbed to the government and subtracted seven years from her age. She would actually be 31 years old at this time.



* 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 recent 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.



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One Response to “Carmel Myers in the 1930 Census…”

  1. Andre says:

    Hmmm… 1905 she says?
    So Carmel Myers was 12 when she was starring in, ahem, “My Unmarried Wife” and the like in the late teens…

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