William Powell in the 1930 Census


William Powell


Film actor

Nick Charles in The Thin Man (1934)





 La Belle Jour Apartment House

6200 Franklin Avenue, Apt. 401

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California


Rent, $265


April [undated] 1930




  1. Horatio W. Powell (head), 63 / Pennsylvania / Accountant / General practice.
  2. Nettie M. Powell (wife), 55 / Pennsylvania / None.
  3. William H. Powell (son), 35 / divorced / Pennsylvania / Actor / Film studio.


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



* 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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One Response to “William Powell in the 1930 Census”

  1. Anne says:

    William Powell a most gifted actor and unforgettable in the Thin Man series.

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