2548 N. Catalina Street 90027
2548 N. Catalina Street 90027 Los Feliz USA
Home of Max van Lewen Swarthout, Dean of the School of Music at the University of Southern California for twenty four years and who served two terms as President of the California Music Teachers Association. El Rodeo, the University yearbook commented in 1938, “in addition to directing the affairs of the school and teaching piano, Professor Swarthout has conducted a series of radio addresses and public lectures to further spread the fame of the school.” (Michael Locke; Lawrence Journal World 1942)
Home of Mrs. Ernest J. (Betty) Henschel, a member of the Los Feliz Woman’s club from
1957-1964. (Source: Los Feliz Woman’s Club rosters).
David F. Pickins, architect & contractor.
2548 N. Catalina Street: (Value: $40,000): 1) Max L. Swarthout, owner and head of household; 49 year
old white married male; married at age 25; born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; an instructor in music.
2) Myrtle E. Swarthout, wife; 46 year old white married female; married at age 22; born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois; not working. 3) Russell E. Swarthout, son; 23 year old white single male; born in
Illinois; a stationery engineer for the gas company. 4) John M. Swarthout, son; 16 year old white single
male; in school; born in Illinois. 5) Dorothy J. Swarthout, daughter; 8 year old white female; in school;
born in Illinois. (19th ED, page 17B, lines 83-87).
2548 Catalina Street (Value $17,500): 1) Max V. L. Swarthout, head of household; white married male 59 years of age; born in Illinois; Director Teacher in Public School; earns $4,000. 2)
Myrtle Swarthout, wife; white married female 56 years of age; born in Illinois; not working. 3)
Russele E. Swarthout, son; white single male 33 years of age; born in Illinois; engineer in building construction. 4) John N. Swarthout, son; white married male 26 years of age; born in Illinois; in school. 5) Dorothy G. Swarthout, daughter; white single female 18 years of age; in
school; born in Illinois. 6) Ella Swarthout, grandmother; white female widow 82 years of age;
born in Illinois; not working 7) Mary A. Swarthout, daughter-in-law; white married female 26
years of age; born in Pennsylvania; public school teacher; earns $1,500. (ED 60-81; Page 4A;
Type: Spanish Sold
Bed Rooms: 4
Area: 2,490 sqft
Year Built: 1924