Posts Tagged ‘1930 Census’

Lon Chaney in the 1930 Census

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Lon Chaney’s home in 1930

LON CHANEY

203 South Mansfield Avenue

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

 Rent, $225

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

  1. Lon F. Chaney (head), 47 / Colorado / Actor / Movie studio
  2. Hazel Chaney (wife), 42 / California / None.
  3. John F. Jeske (chauffeur), 39 / Germany (1912) / Chauffeur / Private family.

* 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). The directory provides an extensive listing of household information collected for over 2,265 famous and infamous 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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Betty White in the 1930 Census

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

1930 CENSUS

Betty White

(b. 1922)

Television actress

Rose Nylan on The Golden Girls (1985-1992)

 

 

Betty White home

 

454 N. Harper Avenue

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

 

 Owned, $10,000

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Census taken on April 17, 1930

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

 

  1. Horace L. White (head), 36 / Michigan / Salesman / Electrical.
  2. Tess White (wife), 30 / Illinois / None.
  3. Betty White (daughter), 8 / Illinois / None.

 

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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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Marjorie Rambeau in the 1930 Census

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

1930 CENSUS

Marjorie Rambeau

(1889-1970)

Film actress

Mrs. Stewart in Torch Song (1953)

 

 

 

 

 

St. George’s Court Apartments

1245 N. Vine Street

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California

 

 

Rent, $45

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Census taken on April 14, 1930

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

 

  1. Marjorie Rambeau (head), 38 /California / Actress / Theatrical.
  2. Ralph W. Bickel (lodger), 35 / New York / Director / Theater.

 

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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Edmund Goulding in the 1930 Census

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

1930 CENSUS

Edmund Goulding

(1891-1959)

Film director

The Old Maid (1939)

 

 Edmund Goulding (left) with Jean Harlow, Edmund Lowe and George Cukor on the set of Dinner at Eight (1933)

 

 

Castle Argyle Arms Apartment

1919 N. Argyle Avenue

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California

 

 

Rent, $350

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Census taken on April 14, 1930

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

 

  1. Edmund C. Goulding (head), 39 / England (1915) / Director and writer / Motion pictures.

 

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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Elmo Lincoln in the 1930 Census

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

1930 CENSUS

Elmo Lincoln

(1889-1952)

né Otto Elmo Linkenhelt

Silent film actor

Tarzan in Tarzan of the Apes (1918)

 

Elmo Lincoln

 

 

Bradford Arms Apartments

 

 

Bradford Arms Apartments (now The Avondale)

1825 N. Cahuenga Avenue

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California

 

 

Rent, $55

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Census taken on unsourced date in April 1930

 

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

 

  1. Otto E. Linkenhelt (head), 41 / divorced / Indiana / Miner / Mining.

 

 

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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Jack Oakie in the 1930 Census

Monday, December 7th, 2009

1930 CENSUS

Jack Oakie

(1903-1978)

Film actor

Benzini Napaloni in The Great Dictator (1940)

 

oakie-jack

 

 

Jack Oakie house 1930

 

 

 1754 Taft Avenue

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California

 

 

Rent, $175

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Census taken on April 8, 1930

 

 

HOUSEHOLD RESIDENTS*

 

  1. Jack Oakie (head), 26 / Missouri / Actor / Motion pictures.
  2. Evelyn Offield (mother), 60 / widowed / Virginia / 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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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)

 

maynard

 

 

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

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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

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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

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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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