Milton Sills and Doris Kenyon in the 1930 Census…

THE 1930 CENSUS

Milton Sills & Doris Kenyon

(1882-1930) —————- (1897-1979)

 

Film Actors

Nifty Miller in The Barker (1928)

Lady Mary in Monsieur Beaucaire (1924)

 

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A view of the Sills/Kenyon home as it looks today

 

315 N. Saltair Avenue

Brentwood Heights

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

Owned, $300,000

Radio

Census recorded on April 18, 1930

 

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS:*

 

  1. Milton Sills (head), 43 / Illinois / Actor / Moving pictures
  2. Doris K. Sills [Doris Kenyon] (wife), 29 / New York / Actress / Moving pictures
  3. Kenyon Sills (son), 3 yrs., 11 mos. / New York / None
  4. Margaret Kenyon (mother-in-law), 68 / widowed / New York / None
  5. Arina Taylor (servant), 59 / Illinois / Secretary / Private family
  6. Alex Lasclo (servant), 41 / Hungary (1905) / Butler /Private family
  7. Marta Peterman (servant), 31 / Finland (1924) / Cook / Private family
  8. Jose Lonana (servant), 42 / Mexico (1916) / Gardener / Private family
  9. Petri Nalder (servant), 49 / Mexico (1918) / Gardener / Private family

 

 

Note: Milton Sills died in this house five months after this enumeration took place

 

 

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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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