3593 N. Griffith Park Boulevard 90027
3593 N. Griffith Park Boulevard 90027 Los Feliz USA
Spanish Colonial Revival
Charles E. Bowman was, a second generation Southern Californian. He studied civil engineering at U.S.C., and in 1924 married his high school sweetheart Esther A. Laugh-lin. Charlie joined the Southern Calif. Greenhouse Co. in 1950 as Sales Manager and eventually assumed partial ownership, retiring in 1986. He enjoyed orchid plant cultivation and served as president of the South Coast Orchid Society in 1958, 1959 and 1969. He was also active in the Calif. Nurserymen’s Assoc. and Living Plant Growers Assoc. Other affiliations included the Fraternal Order of Eagles (former State President) and Life Member B.P.O.E. In later years he traveled extensively with special friend Ann Wilson to exotic botanical gardens and orchid collections across the U.S., Canada, and Hawaii. Both were active in Orchid Societies, particularly the endowment and publishing of the Orchid Digest Magazine. (Abstracted from the Los Angeles Times Obituary on Sept.3, 2003.)
3593 Griffith Park Boulevard (Value $15,000): 1) Charles E. Bowman, head of household; white married male 50 years of age; born in Ohio; representative, yardage manufacturer. 2) Hazel Bowman, wife; white married female 48 years of age; born in Tennessee; not working. 3) Ella Fleming, maid; Negro married female 48 years of age; born in Tennessee; housekeeper in a private home; earns $600.
Type: Spanish Colonial Revival Sold
Area: 3,210 sqft
Year Built: 1930