Southwest Blue Book, 1923 - 1924

Lenora H. King, Editor and Publisher, Copyright 1923; Printed Oct., 1923


1) Unless otherwise indicated, all street addresses are located in Los Angeles, CA

2) U.D.C. = United Daughters of the Confederacy

3) L.A.A.C. = Los Angeles Athletic Club

Society Blue Book – “D”

Dabbs, Mr. and Mrs. J. Lee (Norma Cornwall)

Dabbs, Miss Marion Cornwall (Junior)

            Cornwall, Mrs. Marion (Marion Black)

            1414 S. St. Andrews Pl.; Tel. 72723

            Clubs: L. A. Country; L. A. A. C.; Uplifters; Sons of the American Revolution;

            D.A.R.; Daughters of the Confederacy; Friday Morning

Dabney Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. (Louise E. Finch)

            420 Lafayette Park Pl.; Tel. Drexel 2758

Dace, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Herbert (Catherine Hubbard)

            Egbert, Catherine Ellen (Junior)

            664 S. Brand Blvd.; San Fernando, Cal.; Tel. Black 219

            Clubs: Friday Morning; D.A.R.; Women’s Auxil.; Women’s Civic League;

            Community Players (Mrs. Dace Director); Mr. Dace to San Fernando Chamber of

            Commerce; Business Men’s Club; Kiwanis Club

Daggett, Mr. Charles D.

Daggett, Misses Ruth and Maud and Mr. John S.

            Columbia Hill, So. Pasadena; Tel. Colo. 5868

            Society: Sons of the Revolution

Dalzell, Mr. and Mrs. Walter (Leadora Whitcomb)

Dalzell, Walter Whitcomb (Junior)

            Glendora Foothill School; Tel. Glendora 495

Darby, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin H. (Elizabeth Woodall)

Darby, John Collier and Martha Frances (Juniors)

            1750 N. Van Ness Ave.; Tel. 437964

            Clubs: Woodrow Wilson Chap., U.D.C.; (Mrs. Darby Vice Pres. and Past Pres.)

            and Pres. of Grant School (Hollywood) P.T.A.

Darling, Mr. and Mrs. H. Reeve (Clara La Fetra)

Darling, Daphne and Patricia (Juniors)

            1519 S. Brand Blvd., Glendale; Tel. Glendale 1271

            Clubs: Aero Club of America; Delphian; Matinee Musical; Glendale Musical;

            Tuesday Afternoon of Glendale

Darling, Mr. and Mrs. Herman S. (Ida Works)

Darling, Misses Alice and Charlotte

            110 S. Catalina St.; Tel. Drexel 9095

Daum, Mr. and Mrs. William Howard (Mary Rose)

Daum, Elizabeth Rose, Dorothy Marian, William Howard, Jr. and Richard Hampton (Juniors)

            101 Fremont Pl.; Tel. 762116

            Clubs: L. A. A. C. and Ebell

Davidson, Mr. and Mrs. G. Audrey

Davidson, Mr. Gilbert Audrey, Jr.

            2770 Park Ave., San Diego; Tel. Hillcrest 1118

Davidson, Rev. Dr. and Mrs. George (Adelaide Marie Bindley)

            512 West Adams St.; Tel. 280553

            Clubs: University; L. A. Athletic; L. A. Country

Davidson, Mrs. Mary Frances and Miss Celia

            2340 Thompson St.; Tel. Beacon 4529

Davidson,  Mr. and Mrs. Thomas

            8416 De Longpre Ave., Hollywood; Tel. 579729

Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Pierpont (Gertrude Churchill)

Davis, Gabriel and Alphea (Juniors)

            500 S. Rossmore Ave.; Tel. Holly 6537

Davis, Mr. J. J. – Residence, California Club

Davis, Mr. and Mrs. William H. (Bertha Samm)

            25 Berkeley Sq.; Tel. 762059

            Clubs: Wilshire Country; California; Midwick Country; L. A. Country;

            L. A. Athletic; Bohemian of San Francisco; and Sutter of Sacramento

Davison, Mr. and Mrs. A. M.

            314 S. Santa Fe Heights Park; Tel. 294-251

Day, Mr. and Mrs. Arden Lapham (Ruth Fontaine Powell)

Day, Arden Lapham, Jr. and Natalie (Juniors)

            300 Lucerne Blvd.; Tel. Holly 6671

            Club: L. A. Country

Day, Mr. and Mrs. J. Dabney (Nancy Hayden)

            Reylea, Miss Susie

            89 Front Pl.; Tel. 766087

            Clubs: L. A. Country; L. A. Athletic; California

Deardorff, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey (Osta Maxson)

Deardorff, Miss Virginia

            Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills; Tel. 559521

            Clubs: L. A. Country; L. A. Athletic; California

Deckbar, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Charles (Elizabeth Ewin Jordan)

            6444 W. Warner Dr., Corthy Center, L.A.

            Club: Hollywood Country

Dejeans, Mrs. Elizabeth

            1253 Haywood St., Hollywood

De Long, Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. (Rachel Anderson)

            4726 Englewood Place

de Mille, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Blount

de Mille, Cecilia Hoyt, Katherine Lester, John Blount, Richard

            Coeur (Juniors)

            Numbers Four and Five Laughlin Park, Hollywood, Cal.

de Mille, Mr. and Mrs. William

de Mille, Misses Agnes and Margaret (Juniors)

            4821 Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills

Deming, Mr. and Mrs. E. B.

            904 Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills; Tel. 559118

De Moulin, Mr. and Mrs. Edmond (Anna Johanna Diehl)

            1821 Buckingham Rd.; Tel. 73590

            Clubs: L. A. Country; L. A. Athletic; Jonathan

Denis, Mr. and Mrs. George J. (Alberta Johnston)

            684 Benton Blvd., “The John Alden”; Tel. Drexel 4336

            Clubs: California; Midwick Country; L. A. Country; National Society

            Colonial Dames; U.D.C. and Society of Sponsors of the United States


Denison, Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Willard

            354 S. Plymouth Blvd., Windsor Square; Tel. 437439

Denker, Mr. and Mrs. Louis (Rose Kubach)

Denker, Cecelia and Louise (Juniors)

            976 Westmoreland Ave.; Tel. Drexel 0734

            Club: L. A. Athletic

Denker, Mrs. Louise A. (Ruellan)

            Maier, Mrs. Isabel D. (Denker)

            Maier, Miss Genevieve

            3820 W. Adams St.; Tel. 70676

Dennis, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Whiting (Flora Pierce)

Dennis, Richard (Junior)

            342 S. Van Ness Ave.; Tel. 435974

            Clubs: Friday Morning; Wilshire Country

de Ropp, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred J. (Olivio [sic] Pillsbury of San Francisco)

            2361 Broadway, San Francisco, Cal.

de Ropp, Baron and Baroness (Elizabeth Annesly Morton)


            216 E. Mission, Santa Barbara, Cal.; Tel. 1082-J [sic]

            Clubs: California; Pacific Union and Bohemian of San Francisco;

            Daughters of the American Revolution; Colonial Dames of the State of

            New York; Daughters of the Founders and Patriots of America; Descendants

            of Colonial Governors

de Ropp, Mr. and Mrs. Harold (Margaret Trimble, of Baltimore, [MD])

            Trona, San Bernardino County, Cal.

Desmond, Mr. and Mrs. Frank C. (Nellie E. Anderson)

Desmond, Mr. Frank C., Jr.

            1819 Curson Ave., Hollywood; Tel. 57494

Deur, Mrs. C. H. (Fannie Kellogg)

Deur, Misses Mary, Catherine and Genevieve

Deur, Hortense (Junior)

            753 S. Serrano Ave.; Tel. 560348

            Club: Catholic Women’s

DeVan, Mr. and Mrs. Durward Shaw (Rita Merrill)

DeVan, Miss Jane

            2319 W. Twenty-fourth St.; Tel. 71028

de Wit, Mr. and Mrs. H. Albert (Luella Jacquins)

de Wit, Jacqueline Wilhelmina (Junior)

            234 S. Normandie Ave.; Tel. 56193

            Clubs: L. A. Country; L. A. A. C.

Dick, Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. (Gertrude Johnson)

            Flat “D”, 2101 Bonsallo Ave.; Tel. 22699

Dickson, Mr. and Mrs. Edward A. (Wilhelmina de Wolff)

            (Managing Editor L. A. Evening Express)

            510 Lucerne Blvd.; Tel. 437219

Dieter, Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. (Emma Wettleson)

            Golay, Mr. and Mrs. T. Hunter (Marie Tollefson, Santa Fe Springs)

            722 Valencia St.; Tel. 51917

            Clubs: Ebell; California Country; Galpin Shakespeare; Men’s City

Dillon, Dr. and Mrs. Edward

            664 S. Westlake Ave.; Tel. 53421

Dillon, Mrs. Henry C. (Florence Hood), Member D.A.R.

Dillon, Miss Enrica Clay (New York)

Dillon, Misses Josephine, Fannie C. and Vivian

Dillon, Mrs. Anna H. and Mr. James D.

            2850 Leeward Ave.; Tel. Drexel 17309

            Clubs: Miss Fannie C. Dillon, member Dominant, S. Cal., Women’s

            Press, Wa Wan and MacDowell Club of Allied Arts

Dilworth, Mr. and Mrs. Read G. and Miss Marjorie

            600 A. Avenue, Coronado Beach; Tel. Cor. 200

Dimm, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stanley (Dorothy Dukes)

            348 S. Western Ave.; Tel. 567226

            Clubs: L. A. Country; L. A. A. C.; University; Bohemian of S. F.

Dimm, Mr. and Mrs. Luther D. (L. Jennie Rickenbach)

            348 S. Western Ave.; Tel. 567226 [Same as the entry above]

Dinkins, Mr. and Mrs. John Hamilton (Elisabeth Hoag)

Dinkins, John Hamilton, Jr., and Richard Chester (Juniors)

            853 Westchester Pl.; Tel. 560688

Dixon, Mr. and Mrs. Victor H. (Cathryn Childs)

Dixon, Catherine (Junior)

            319 N. Bronson Ave.; Tel. 436608

Dixon, Mr. and Mrs. William F. (Mabel Rose)

            926 Westmoreland Ave.

Dockweiler, Mr. and Mrs. Isidore B. (Gertrude Reeve)

Dockweiler, Misses Rosario Margaret and Ruth Ysidore

Dockweiler, Mr. Henry I. (American Legation, Santo Domingo, D. R.)

Dockweiler, Mr. Edward V. (U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.)

Dockweiler, Messrs. John F., George A., Robert Reeve, Frederick Charles, Louis Bernard

            957 W. Adams St.; Tel. Beacon 0390

            Clubs: California; L. A. Country; Women’s Athletic

Dodd, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. (Ione Estes)

            Paton, Mrs. W. H. (Kate Estes)

            2 Laughlin Park; Tel. 596886

Dodson, Mr. Carlos Diego

            Residence: Elks Club, San Bernardo, Cal.

            Club: Life member Newport Harbor Yacht

Dodson, Mr. and Mrs. James H. (Rudecinda Sepulveda)

            Residence: Elks Club, San Pedro, Cal.

            Clubs: L. A. A. C.; Newport Harbor Yacht; California Yacht; Surf and Sand Hermosa

            Beach; Life member Elks Lodge No. 966; Harbor Post No. 65 American Legion

Doheny, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Laurence

            Betzold, Mrs. J. Edward          

            8 Chester Pl.; L.A., and Plaza Hotel, New York City; Local Tel. Main 9572

            Clubs: Ebell; Friday Morning; Women’s Lyric; Ruskin Art; California; Jonathan;

            L.A.A.C.; L.A. Country; Women’s Athletic (Mrs. Doheny, Life Member)

Doheny, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Laurence, Jr. (Lucy Smith)

Doheny, Lucy Estelle, Edward Laurence, 3rd, William Henry and Patrick (Juniors)

            Mr. E. L. Doheny, Jr., U.N.R.F.

            Summer Home: Beverly Hills, Cal.

            10 Chester Pl., Los Angeles; Tel. Beacon 0032

            15 E. Eighty-fourth St., New York City

Donavan, Mr. and Mrs. James Gordon (Rose Ganahl)

Donavan, Miss Frances and Mr. James G., Jr.

            2202 S. Western Ave.; Tel. 71157

Donnell, Mr. and Mrs. Birney (May Cotter of N. Y.)

Donnell, Mary Arrilla and John Birney (Juniors)

            1410 S. Sherman Dr.; Tel. 72468

            Clubs: Men’s University; Women’s University; Ebell

Donnell, Mr. and Mrs. John Tilden (Ida M. Selby)

Donnell, Messrs. John Tilden, Jr. and Franklin Hunkins

Donnell, Frances Hunkins (Junior – St. Louis, Mo.)

Donnell, Carol Thompson (Junior – Hutchinson, Kan.)

            149 S. Ardmore Ave.; Tel. 567117

            Clubs: Beach; Malibu Lake; Junior Bachelors’ (Mr. Franklin Donnell,

            President), Wa Wan; Dominent [sic]

Doran, Mr. and Mrs. Willard James (Sarah Innes)

            Innes, Mr. W. A.

            Innes, Louise (Junior)

            1194 W. Twenty-seventh St.

            Clubs: California; Crags; L. A. Country; Jonathan

Doran, Mr. and Mrs. William J. (Anna Longworthy)

            673 S. Bronson Ave.; Tel. 73412

            Clubs: L. A. Country; California; Ebell; Beach

Dorsey, Dr. Rebecca Lee

            901 S. Normandie Ave.; Tel. Drexel 1180; 12443

            Clubs: Wellesley; Women’s University; History and Landmarks; Women’s

            Athletic; Eschscholtizia Chap., D.A.R.

Dorsey, Mrs. Susan M.

            1506 S. Arapahoe St.; Tel. Beacon 7643

Douglass, Mr. and Mrs. Frank M. (Phoebe Montgomery)

            7230 Franklin Ave., Hollywood; Tel. 57137

Douglass, Mr. and Mrs. Silas Judson (Flora Rumason Shearman)

Douglass, Mr. Judson

            Morgenthau, Mrs. William W. (Jessie Douglass)

            425 N. Gower St., Hollywood; Tel. Holly 6387

            Clubs: Friday Morning; Cabrillo Chap., D. A. R.

Douglass, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jefferson (Emma Brandon)

            111 S. Plymouth Blvd.; Tel. Holly 10549

            Clubs: United Daughters of the Confederacy; L. A. Ebell

Dowling, Mrs. Estelle C. and family

            351 S. Oxford Ave.; Tel. 567107

Drake, Col. and Mrs. Charles Rivers

            Hotel Virginia, Long Beach, Cal.; Tel. [No exchange] 500

Drake, Mrs. James Calhoun (Fanny Wilcox)

Drake, Mr. and Mrs. James Wilcox

            Longstreet, Mrs. Mary Wilcox

            2715 S. Hoover St.; Tel. 289031

Draper, Mrs. Duncan

            Hotel Darby; Tel. 289031

Dreyfus, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ernest (Estell Heartt, professional name Estell

Heartt Dreyfus)


460 N. Western Ave.; Tel. 822809

Clubs: Mrs. Dreyfus, Dominant, McDowell and Friday Morning;

Mr. Dreyfus, City and Alliance Francaise

Dryden, Miss Ada A. and Mrs. Mary

            3825 W. Adams St.; Tel. 763270

Ducommun, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Constant (Bessie Shemwell)

Ducommun, Virginia Leonide and Charles Emil (Juniors)

            Shemwell, Miss Carolyn

            535 S. Serrano Ave.; Tel. 568131

            Clubs: L. A. Country; Flintridge Country

Ducommun, Mrs. Leonide and Mr. Alfred

            244 S. Manhattan Pl.; Tel. 568131

Dudley, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Scott (Dorothy Foster)

Dudley, Dorothy and Scott (Juniors)

            2238 S. Western Ave.; Tel. 567741

            Clubs: California; Wilshire Country; L. A. Country; Bohemian; Midwick

            [Country]; Sons of the Revolution

Dudley, Mr. and Mrs. Percy J. (Mary Usher)

Dudley, Messrs. F. Leighton, William Usher, Arthur Vernon

            821 Fourth St., Santa Monica; Tel. 21140

            Clubs: L. A. A. C.; Beach; Junior Bachelors’

Duer, Mrs. Charles E. (Olivia Orr)

            Walker, Miss Elizabeth Duer (Junior)

            957 S. Beacon Ave.; Tel. 54557

            Club: Ebell

Duffie, Mr. and Mrs. Claire (Katherine Chichester)

Duffie, Jacqueline, Claire, Jr., William and Katherine (Juniors)

            915 Indian Rock Ave.

            Berkeley, Cal.; Tel. Berkeley 4687-J

Duffield, Dr. and Mrs. William (Ella W. Semple)

            1015 S. Manhattan Pl.; Tel. 72058

            Clubs: University; Wa Wan; Ebell; Friday Morning; Southern

            California Press; Sons of the Revolution

Dulin, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar G. (Jean Garrettson)

Dulin, Miss Jean Elizabeth

            Mailing address, 900 Cal. Bank Bldg., 629 S. Spring St.

            (Traveling); Tel. Main 6801

Dulin, Mr. and Mrs. E. S. (Suedele Miles)

Dulin, Marjorie Jane and Suedele (Juniors)

            332 S. Plymouth Blvd., Windsor Sq.; Tel. 437437

            Clubs: University; California; Midwick Country; Wilshire Country;

            L. A. A. C.

Duncan, Dr. Rex

            420 S. Catalina St.

Duncan, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. (Edith Whitcomb)

Duncan, Harold M., Edith Allen (Juniors)

            Whitcomb, Mrs. Charles G.

            336 S. Irving Blvd., Windsor Sq.; Tel. 437320

Dunham, Mr. and Mrs. James (June Eskey)

            975 Westchester Pl.; Tel. 75724

            Club: L. A. Country

Dunlap, Mr. and Mrs. Randall (Lucy Brodrick)

            844 Lemon St., Whittier; Tel. 714-R-2 [sic]

Dunlap, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Gary (Anna May Bell)

Dunlap, Sue Elizabeth (Junior)

            Bell, Mrs. I. T.

            514 S. Ardmore Ave.; Tel. 560147

            Clubs: L. A. Country; California; Women’s University and Ebell

Dunlap, Mr. and Mrs. John (Gertrude Shafer)

            2407 S. Flower St.

Dunn, Mr. and Mrs. John C. (Cora M. Frentz)

            Summer Home: Hermosa Beach, P. O. Box 596

            446 W. Coronado Blvd., Glendale, Cal.; Tel. Glen. 544-J [sic]

            Club: Glendale Tuesday Afternoon Club

Dunn, Mr. and Mrs. William Ellsworth (Nellie M. Briggs)

            917 W. Twenty-eighth St.; Tel. Beacon 3266

            Clubs: California; Jonathan; L. A. Athletic; Midwick; L. A. Country;

            Bolsa Chica [Gun]; Women’s Athletic

Dunnigan, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Louis (Virginia Roane Thorpe)

Dunnigan, Mr. Harry Thorpe and Miss Virginia Dixie

            2884 Sunset Pl.; Tel. 556801

            Clubs: Robert E. Lee Chap., U.D.C.; Catholic Women’s; L. A. A. C.;

            Jonathan; Women’s Athletic of L.A.

Dunnigan, Misses Paula and Florence

            1252 Victoria Ave.; Tel. 74282

Dunnigan, Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Charlotte M. Ryley)

            431 S. Oxford Ave.; Tel. 56330

            Clubs: Friday Morning; Ebell; L.A.A.C.; Catholic Women’s; Ranch Golf

Dupee, Mrs. Florence Kennett, Miss Evelyn and Walter H., Jr.

            Ocean Blvd., Coronado; Tel. Cor. 12 [sic]

Duque, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest E. (Louise Fleming)

Duque, Dorothy, Patricia and Ernest E., Jr. (Juniors)

            409 S. Hobart Blvd.; Tel. 560220

            Club: University

Duque, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J., Jr. (Mary McNair)

Duque, Thomas Anthony, Mary Elita, David Morris (Juniors)

            Summer Home: Balboa Beach

            San Felipe Ranch, San Diego County

Duque, Mrs. Thomas L.

Duque, Miss Adelaide and Mr. Gabriel

            769 S. Berendo St.; Tel. Drexel 7393

            Clubs: California; L. A. Country; L.A.A.C

Durant, Mr. and Mrs. E. M. (Mary Case)

Durant, Messrs. Harland and Raymond

            1007 Orange St.; Tel. 53360

            Society: Sons of the Revolution

Duryee, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey H.

Duryee, Melville K. (Junior) and Miss Elizabeth M.

            2164 W. Twentieth St.; Tel. 768885

Dyer, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. (Helen Louise Stearns)

Dyer, Ralph Stearns and Helen Maynard (Juniors)

            (Formerly of Grosse Point Farms, Detroit, Mich.)

            909 Alpine Dr., Beverly Hills; Tel. 559298

Dyas, Mr. and Mrs. Bernal H. (Nancy March)

Dyas, Bernal H., Jr. and David Richard (Juniors)

            1 Chester Pl.; Tel. 289619

            Clubs: California Yacht; (Mr. Dyas, Pres.); L. A. Country;

            L.A.A.C.; Flintridge Country; Jonathan; Annandale Golf; Tuna