Jean Hersholt in the 1930 Census…

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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One Response to “Jean Hersholt in the 1930 Census…”

  1. Steven W. says:

    Nice post. Thank you for the info. Keep it up.

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