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William Farnum in the 1930 Census

Sunday, November 8th, 2009

1930 CENSUS

William Farnum

(1876-1953)

Stage and film actor

King Arthur in A Connecticut Yankee (1931)

 

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William Farnum-residence

 

1523 N. McCadden Place

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California

  

Rent, $70

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Census taken on April 7, 1930

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

 

  1. William Farnum (head), 53 / Massachusetts / Actor / Motion pictures.

 

 

William Farnum-residence

 

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

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* 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.

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Louella Parsons in the 1930 Census

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

1930 CENSUS

Louella Parsons

(1881-1972)

née Louella Rose Oettinger

Journalist and gossip columnist

Herself in Hollywood Hotel (1937)

 

Louella Parsons

 

 

Villa Carlotta

 

 

Villa Carlotta Apartments

5959 Franklin Avenue

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California

 

 Rent, $250

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Census taken on April 12, 1930

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

 

  1. Harry W. Martin (head), 40 / South Dakota / Surgeon / Medicine.
  2. Louella O. Martin (wife), 38 / Illinois / Editor / Newspaper.
  3. Harriet O. Parsons (step-daughter), 23 / Iowa / Writer / Magazine.

 

 

Villa Carlotta

 

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

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* 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.

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Ken Maynard in the 1930 Census

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

1930 CENSUS

Ken Maynard

(1895-1973)

Film actor

Ken in Tombstone Canyon (1932)

 

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Afton Arms

 

Afton Arms Apartments 

6141 Afton Place

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California

 

 

 Rent, $30

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Census taken on April 3, 1930

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

 

  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.

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* 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.

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Granville, Terry & Mercer in the 1930 Census…

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

1930 CENSUS

 

According to the census, actresses Bonita Granville, Ethel Grey Terry and Beryl Mercer lived in the same apartment building in April 1930. At that time the building was called The Aloha Apartment Hotel – today it is the Leland Building and is sadly a shadow of its former appearance.

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Aloha Apartment Hotel

 

 

The Aloha Apartment Hotel

6731 Leland Way

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California

 

 Aloha Apartment Hotel

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 Bonita Granville

(1923-1988)

Film Actress

Mary Tilford in These Three (1936)

 

Bonita Granville

 

Rent, $110

Radio

Census date unknown

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

 

  1. Bernard Granville (head), 41 / Illinois / None.
  2. Rosina Granville (wife), 35 / Illinois / None.
  3. Bonita J. Granville (daughter), 7 / New York / None.

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NOTE: Bonita’s father, Bernard “Bunny” Granville was an actor and vaudevillian. In 1930 he appeared in two films, yet he is listed as having no profession.

 

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Ethel Grey Terry

(1882-1931)

Silent Film Actress

Rose in The Penalty (1920)

 

Ethel Grey Terry

 

Rent, $60

Radio

Census date unknown

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

 

  1. Carl Gerard (head), 44 / Denmark (1899) / None [silent film actor].
  2. Ethel Grey Terry (wife), 36 / California / Actress / Moving pictures.

 

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Beryl Mercer

(1882-1939)

Stage and Film Actress

Queen Victoria in The Little Princess (1939)

 

Beryl Mercer

  

Rent, $65

no Radio

Census taken on April 10, 1930

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

 

  1. Beryl Mercer (head), 47 / Spain (1915) / Actress / Motion pictures.
  2. Jean Herbert (daughter), 12 / New York / None.

 

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Aloha Apartment Hotel

The Penthouse??

 

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* 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.

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Carmel Myers in the 1930 Census…

Sunday, December 21st, 2008

1930 CENSUS

Carmel Myers

(1899-1980)

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

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Census taken on April 23, 1930

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

 

  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.

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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.

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* 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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Jean Hersholt in the 1930 Census…

Monday, December 1st, 2008

1930 CENSUS

Jean Hersholt

(1886-1956)

Film actor

Dr. Friedrich Juttner in The Student Prince (1927)

 

 

 

 

 602 North Rodeo Drive

Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California

 

 Owned, $40,000

Radio

Census taken on April 9, 1930

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

 

  1. Jean Hersholt (head), 44 / Denmark (1914) / Actor / Motion pictures.
  2. Via Hersholt (wife), 37 / Denmark (1914) / None.
  3. Allan Hersholt (son), 15 / California / None.
  4. Hattie R. Bachers (servant), 44 / widowed / Maid / Private family.

 

NOTE: Jean Hersholt is the namesake for the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award given to qualified recipients by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Hersholt is also the uncle of actor Leslie Nielson.

 

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* 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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Bela Lugosi in the 1930 Census…

Monday, October 20th, 2008

1930 CENSUS

Bela Lugosi

(1892-1956)

né Béla Ferenc Dezsõ Blaskó

Film actor

Count Dracula in Dracula (1931)

 

 

 

 

1146 Hudson Avenue

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California

 

Rent, $40

Radio

Census taken on April 8, 1930

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

 

  1. Bela Lugosi (head), 41 / Romania (1920) / Actor / Theatrical

 

NOTE: Today is the 116th birthday of Bela Lugosi!

 

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* 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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Carole Lombard in the 1930 Census…

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

THE 1930 CENSUS

Carole Lombard

 (1908-1942)

née Jane Alice Peters

Film actress

Irene Bullock in My Man Godfrey (1936)

 

 

 

 

138 North Wilton Place

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

 

 

Rent, $100

Radio

Census taken on April 9, 1930

 

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

 

  1. Elizabeth K. Peters (head), 53 / divorced / Indiana / None.
  2. Frederick C. Peters, Jr. (son), 26 / Indiana / Retail dry goods.
  3. J. Stuart Peters (son), 24 / Indiana / Clerk / Stock exchange.
  4. Carole Peters (daughter), 21 / Indiana / Actress / Motion pictures.

 

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* 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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Bessie Love in the 1930 Census…

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

THE 1930 CENSUS

Bessie Love

(1898-1986)

 née Juanita Horton

Film Actress

Hank Mahoney in Broadway Melody (1929)

 

 

 

  

 

Havenhurst Apartments

1861 Whitley Avenue

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California

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Rent, $125

no Radio

Census taken on April 11, 1930

 

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS:*
  1. William B. Hawks (head), 29 / Wisconsin / Broker / Stocks & banking.
  2. Bessie L. Hawks [Bessie Love] (wife), 28 / Texas / Actress / Motion pictures.

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* 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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Bing Crosby in the 1930 Census…

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

THE 1930 CENSUS

Bing Crosby

(1904-1977)

ne Harry Lillis Crosby

Film actor

Father Chuck O’Malley in Going My Way (1944)

 

 

 

 

Ruth Manor Apartments

1746 N. Cherokee Avenue

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California

 

 

Rent, $70

no Radio

Cenus taken on April 12, 1930

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS:*

 

  1. Harry L. Crosby (head), 25 / divorced / Washington / Actor / Moving pictures.

 

NOTE: Crosby lived here when he made his first film, Reaching for the Moon (1930).

 

   

 

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* 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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