2405 N. St. George Street 90027
2405 N. St. George Street 90027 Los Feliz USA
George M. Smith, who lived here in 1940, was an early jazz guitarist who started out like by first playing the banjo.
When Smith’s family moved to Los Angeles he got his professional start working at the Paramount Theater. His big break came when he was asked to accompany Kate Smith, a popular radio personality, to accompany her on broadcasts. With the invention of “Talking Pictures” Smith soon found himself as a staff guitarist for Fox and Paramount where he pioneered the role of guitar in orchestras, movies, and television. (Source: JazzAgeGuitar.com)
2405 St. George Street (Value $11,000): 1) Jacob Yaruss, head of household; white married male 50 years of age; born in the Sunset Union; wholesale cigars. 2) Becky Yaruss, wife; white married female 48 years of age; born in the Soviet Union, not working. 3) George M. Smith, son; white single male 28 years of age; born in New York; Musician, movie studio; earns more than $5,000. 4) Conchita Alesandro, maid; white single female 25 years of age; born in Illinois; maid, home; earns $240.
Type: Traditional Sold
Area: 2,409 sqft
Lot Size: 7,500 sqft
Year Built: 1937