3606 W. Cadman Drive 90027
3606 W. Cadman Drive 90027 Los Feliz USA
American Colonial Revival
Residence of Edward E. Tuttle, an LFIA Director from 1941 to 1961.
Edward E. Tuttle was founder and name partner of the prestigious Los Angeles law firm of Tuttle & Taylor. Born in Los Angeles in a family of lawyers and state legislators, Tuttle studied engineering at Caltech and law at USC. In his practice, he specialized in legal problems of agricultural cooperatives. Concurrently, Tuttle was a registered mechanical engineer, and from the age of 13 held a first-class commercial radio operator’s license. During World War II, Tuttle served as group supervisor on Caltech classified projects, including the Manhattan Project to develop the atom bomb. His work earned him the Naval Ordnance Development Award and the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development Award. While practicing law, Tuttle also served as president of Essick Manufacturing Company. A community leader, he served as president of the Welfare Planning Council and was a trustee of Pomona College and on the boards of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, Claremont University Center, Caltech Associates and the Merchants and Manufacturers Assn. (LA Times Obituary, August 18, 1996)
3606 Cadman Drive (Value $17,500): 1) Edward E. Tuttle, head of household; white married male 32 years of age; born in California; attorney in private practice; earns over $5000. 2) Helen F. Tuttle, wife; white married female 28 years of age; born in New York; geologist in the oil business; earns $2,100. 3) Georgia Oliver, servant; Negro married female 40 years of age; born in Texas; maid in a private family; earns $500.
Type: American Colonial Revival Sold
Area: 2,428 sqft
Year Built: 1939