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 – “R”

Rabe, Mr. and Mrs. Frank (Anna Robinson)

            Harley, Anne Robinson (Junior)

            3257 Waverly Ave.; Tel. 599296

Radford, Mrs. Joseph D. (Florence Rivers)

            Hopkins, Mrs. Ethel Rivers

            1124 W. Adams St.; Tel. Beacon 5315

Rall, Mr. and Mrs. William Cary (Laura Bernhardt)

Rall, Miss Pearl

            2382 W. Twenty-third St.; Tel. 75797

            Clubs: League of American Pen Women; So. Cal.

            Women’s Press; Women Lawyers, Ad

Ralphs, Mrs. George A. (Lula Von Keith)

Ralphs, Miss Annabelle

            Abroad for a year

Ralphs, Mr. and Mrs. Walter William (Ione Francis Weaver)

Ralphs, Alaine Ione and Walter William, Jr. (Juniors)

            917 S. Kenmore Ave.; Tel. Drexel 1082

            Club: Wilshire Country

Ramsay, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene P. (Lois McCrea)

            7755 Hollywood Blvd.; Tel. 579436

Rand, Mrs. Charles Wellington and Miss Lillian

            Gotham Hotel, New York City

Rand, Mr. and Mrs. Elbridge (Lucile Gage)

Rand, Francesca and Caroline (Juniors)

            Diplomatic Service, Tangier, Morroco, N. Africa and

            R.F.D., No. 12, Box 1412, Los Angeles, Cal.

Ransford, Mr. and Mrs. J. Elmer (Ione Judson)

            Country Home: Big Bear Lake, Cal. And Lake Harbour,


1715 Orange Dr.; Tel. 570469

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

Women’s Club of Hollywood

Raphael, Mr. Herman

            Biltmore Hotel; Tel. Metropolitan 6200

Rasher, Mr. and Mrs. Huber (Margaret Kramer)

            Rex Arms, 943 Orange St.; Tel. 872361

Rath, Mr. Howard G.

            Berner, Mrs. Elizabeth (Rath)

            2966 Wilshire Blvd.; Tel. 52541

            Clubs: California; Men’s University; L. A. Country

Rauscher, Mr. and Mrs. Franklyn A. (Nancy R. Wright)

            1615 Buckingham Rd.; Tel. 72090

            (Traveling for Year)

            Clubs: Oral Arts Assoc. of  So. Cal.; L. A. Ebell; Western

            Avenue Golf

Ray, Mr. and Mrs. Charles

            Beverly Hills

Read, Mr. and Mrs. William Carlos (Mary Goodrich)

Read, Miss Mary Goodrich (On Eastern Concert Tour)

Read, Mr. Goodrich (At Columbia University)

            2325 Thompson St.; Tel. Beacon 1921

Reber, Mr. and Mrs.

            El Centro St., and Afton Pl.

Reed, Mr. George C.

            Residence: California Club

Reed, Com. and Mrs. James (Laura C. Maltby)

Reed, James, Jr., and Edward Maltby (Juniors)

            Maltby, Mr. Edward Dickson

            545 S .Norton Ave.; Tel. 569606

            Clubs: Army and Navy of New York; L. A. University;

            L.A.A.C.; Beach; Mrs. Reed to Society of Sponsors,

            Naval Vessels; Wellesley Club of So. Cal.

Reeder, Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. (Edna Burrowes)

Reeder, Elizabeth and Billy A. (Juniors)

            Beverly Dr. and Highland Gourge, Beverly Hills

            Tel. 559461

Reeder, Mr. and Mrs. Leland P. (Caroline Campbell)

Reeder, William Campbell (Junior)

            403 Rodeo Dr., Beverly Hills; Tel. 559456

Reeder, Mr. William A. and Miss Highland

            811 Rexford Dr., Beverly Hills; Tel. 559187

Rees, Dr. and Mrs. H. C. (Theresa Jordon)

Rees, Mr. John H.

            Jordan, Mr. Leland

            2214 S. Western Ave.; Tel. 74186

            Clubs: University; L. A. Country

Reese, Mr. and Mrs. Frank (Cora M. Martin)

Reese, Mr. Leroy

            135 S. Van Ness Ave.; Tel. Holly 1966

            Clubs: Ebell; Matinee Musical

Reeve, Gen. and Mrs. C. McC.

            220 Orange Grove Ave., So. Pasadena; Tel. Colo. 1760

Regan, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Francis

            849 S. Burlington Ave.; Tel. 52187

            Mrs. Regan, Life Member Archaeological Society; Life

            Member Women’s Athletic Club; L. A. Congress of Mothers;

            Landmarks; Friday Morning; Fellow of Southwest Museum

Reilley, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Henry (Florence Jones)

Reilley, Ewing Willard and Florence (Juniors)

            Jones, Mrs. Cummins B. (Alice Ewing)

            10 Berkeley Sq.; Tel. 71994

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

Reynolds, Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. (Miriam Ferry)

Reynolds, Miss Virginia Ferry

Reynolds, Charles Ferry (Junior)

            609 N. Rossmore Ave.; Tel. Holly 8337

            Clubs: Friday Morning; Jonathan

Reynolds, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. and Miss Lois

            1030 N. Third Ave.; Tel. 74335

Reynolds, Mr. and Mrs. Howard W. (Silence McVay)

Reynolds, Howard W., Jr., Susane and Priscilla (Juniors)

            4630 W Seventeenth St.; Tel. 74950

Reynolds, Mr. and Mrs. George Jerome (Alma Whitaker)

Reynolds, Colin Whitaker and Jerome (Juniors)

            1040 Kensington Rd.; Tel. Drexel 8993

Reynolds, Mrs. Sue B. (Stephens)

            Walker, Mrs. Caroline (Reynolds)

            2718 Eagle St.; Tel. Boyle 6000

Reynolds, Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. (Rose Perrett)

Reynolds, Misses Katherine and Helen

            121 Fremont Pl.; Tel. 767617

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

Riblet, Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. (Henrietta L. Woodman)

            2055 Grace Ave.; Tel. Holly 6760

            Clubs: Hollywood Country; Women’s Club of Hollywood

Rice, Mrs. Nicholas E. (Harriet Burdick)

            377 S. Occidental Blvd.; Tel. Dunkirk 2836

Rice, Mrs. W. V (Mary Isabelle Browne)

            Utley, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. (Isabelle Rice)

            Utley, Windsor and David (Juniors)

            2215 S. Harvard Blvd.; Tel. Beacon 7396

Richards, Mrs. Charles (Columbia Cremer)

            Horton, Mrs. Warren N. (Elizabeth Richards)

            500 W. Adams St.; Tel. 23425

            Club: L. A. Country

Richards, Mr. and Mrs. John R. (Mabel Wilson)

            2450 Glendower Ave.; Hollywood; Tel. 593902

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

Richards, Mr. and Mrs. William B. (Jane Shafer)

            2135 Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pa.

Richardson, Capt. Charles, Jr.

            218 Mission Theater Bldg., Long Beach, Cal.

Richardson, Mrs. Davis

Richardson, Mr. Davis (University of California)

            720 Burck Pl.; Tel. 767281

Richardson, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Randolph (Narcissa Belle Welch)

            10 Laughlin Park; Tel. 594111

Richardson, Mr. and Mrs. John L. (Lillian Belcher)

Richardson, Jack (Junior)

            3956 S. Grand Ave.; Tel. Humbolt 3731

Richert, Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. (Helen Tipton)

Richert, Helen Jane and Barbara (Juniors)

            Tipton, Mrs. Odelia (Wahl)

            1507 Ingraham St.; Tel. 52290

            Clubs: L. A. Country; L. A. Athletic; St. Cecelia

Rickard, Mr. and Mrs. James B. (Orena)

            230 W. Victoria, Santa Barbara; Tel. 1007

Riggs, Mrs. Herbert

            Verity, Mr. and Mrs. Alden Henry (Gertrude Maytham)

            800 S. Kenmore Ave.; Tel. Dunkirk 0411

Righter, Mr. and Mrs. John W. (Mae Scully)

            562 S. Norton Ave.; Tel. 569641

            Clubs: Philanthropy; Civics; Catholic Women’s

Riley, Mr. and Mrs. James Sheldon (Edith Powell)

Riley, Sheldon Powell and Miss Lillian Barbara (Juniors)

            446 S. Oxford Ave.; Tel. 56432

            Clubs: California; L. A. Country; Men’s University;

            University Club of Chicago

Rindge, Mrs. May

            2263 Harvard Blvd.

Rindge, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Knight (Agnes M. Hole)

Rindge, Samuel Hole, Ramona and Frederick Hastings (Juniors)

            Country Home: Rancho La Sierra, Arlington, Cal.

            832 Lorraine Blvd.; Tel. 71417

            Clubs: Mr. Rindge to California Unversity; L. A. Country;

            Virginia Country; Newport Yacht

Ripley, Mrs. E. P.

            Coe, Mr. and Mrs. S. M. (Alice Ripley)

            229 E. Pedregosa, Santa Barbara; Tel. 1255

Ripley, Mr. and Mrs. Frederic C. (Vernette Snyder)

Ripley, Mr. Edward P. (Dartmouth College, Hanover, Mass.)

Ripley, Mr. Frederic C., Jr.

Ripley, Forbes and Vernette (Juniors)

            3315 W. Adams St.; Tel. 70754

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

            Women’s Athletic

Rishel, Mr. and Mrs. P. S.

            716 W. Twenty-eighth St.; Tel. Beacon 4640

Rivers, Mrs. Betty (Scott)

            Los Palmos Apts., S. Bonnie Brae St.

Rivers, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bradford (Lulu Edna Bedford)

            Bryson Apts., 2701 Wilshire Bldg.; Tel. Dunkirk 2550

            Clubs: L. A. Country; California; San Gabriel Country

Rivers, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Leland (Edith H. Field)

Rivers, Elizabeth Florence (Junior)

            414 S. Irving Blvd.; Tel. 439152

            Clubs: L.A.A.C.; City

Rivers, Mr. and Mrs. Nairn Stowell (Dorothy Young)

Rivers, Nairn Ernest and Rosanne Elizabeth (Juniors)

            424 Shatto Pl.; Tel. Drexel 1080

Rives, Mr. and Mrs. Judson C. (Nan Krout)

            1130 Westchester Pl.; Tel. 74989

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

Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse B. (Crilla McDermott)

            1544 Hayworth Ave., Hollywood; Tel. Holly 4301

            Clubs: L. A. Country; Women’s University; Women’s

            Club of Hollywood

Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley (Ivy Gardner)

Roberts, Eleanor and Katherine Emily (Juniors)

            2151 W. Twenty-first St.; Tel. 70428

Robertson, Commander and Mrs. (Juliette Bixby)

            Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado Beach

Robertson, Mr. and Mrs. George Harris (Bess Cheester)

            Marshall, Mr. Chester

            223 S. Plymouth Blvd.; Tel. 438201

            Club: Ebell

Robertson, Mr. Mathew S. and Capt. William Ardis

            202 Van Ness Ave.; Tel. Holly 7334

Robertson, Mr. and Mrs. Tom P. (Kathleen Pillsbury)

Robertson, Thomas Pillsbury (Junior)

            Pillsbury, Mrs. Albert Smith

            Young, Mrs. Mary Robertson (Phi Delta Delta Legal

            Fraternity; Univ. of Southern California College of Law)

            1581 W. Adams St.; Tel. Beacon 6706

            Clubs: Ebell; Sunset Country; Southern Cal. Athletic and


Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. (Virginia Dryden)

            Eldon Way, Beverly Hills; Tel. 559123

Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Lester L. (Mary A. Barwell)

            832 Beacon St.; Tel. 52009

            Clubs: Friday Morning; California; L. A. Athletic

Robinson, Admiral and Mrs. Samuel

            Virginia Hotel, Long Beach

Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. (Cora Keeney)

Robinson, Miss Virginia

Robinson, Mr. Paul (Junior Bachelors’ Club)

            270 S. Harvard Blvd.; Tel. 56602

Rodezno, Mrs. J.

            146 N. Coronado St.; Tel. Main 5270

Rodman, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Clifford (Katherine Field of Chicago)

            117 Greenbay Rd., Lake Forest, Ill.

Rodman, Mrs. Willoughby (Arabella Page)

Rodman, Mr. Willoughby Page

            2631 Orchard Ave. (Aboard)

            Mrs. Rodman, Local Chairman Foreign Relief Com.

Rogan, Mr. and Mrs. Nat

            766 A Ave., Coronado; Tel. Cor. 568

Rogers, Capt. and Mrs. Bogart (Isabel Young)

            1947 Ivar Ave., Hollywood; Tel. Holly 6432

            Club: University

Rogers, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Irwin (Josephine Clement)

            26 St. James Park; Tel. Beacon 3440

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

            L.A.A.C.; Cerritos Gun

Rohrer, Mr. and Mrs. R. W. (Helen W. Myers)

Rohrer, James Stoddard (Junior)

            905 N. Ave. Sixty-four; Tel. Garv. 1262

Rollins, Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton Bowman (Mary Carson)

Rollins, Mr. James Hickman

Rollins, John Lind Carson (Junior), L. A. Country Club

            Wilcoxson, Mr. and Mrs. Jefferson F. (Rosemary Rollins)

            4615 Harrison St., Kansas City, Mo.

            1838 S. Gramercy Pl.; Tel. 763624

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

Rollins, Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton Bowman, Jr. (Cleora Hobson)

            534 N. Manhattan Pl.; Tel. 439535

Rooks, Mrs. Evelyn R. (Rideout)

Rooks, Miss Lyle

            2912 Idell St.; Tel. Capitol 2607

Roseberry, Mr. and Mrs. L. H. (Jeannett Morton)

Roseberry, Patricia (Junior)

            1543 S. Van Ness Ave.; Tel. 73714

            Society, Sons of the Revolution

Rosecrans, Mr. and Mrs. Carl F. and Miss

            840 W Rosecrans Ave., Gardena; Tel. Gardena 591

Rosecrans, Mr. and Mrs. William Stark (Elizabeth Helm)

            641 Olympic Blvd., Athans [sic] on the Hill, Los Angeles

Ross, Dr. and Mrs. A. Bartlett (Nora Dickinson)

Ross, John Winslow, Dickinson Crosby, Almon Bartlett, Jr. (Juniors)

Ross, John Winslow, baby (Junior)

            839 S. Plymouth Blvd.; Tel. 75267

            Clubs: L. A. Country; L. A. Athletic; Ebell (Mrs. Ross, Chairman,

Rest Cottage Association)

Ross, Mrs. Abner L.

Ross, Mrs. Gertrude

Ross, Mr. Rugby

Ross, Miss Corinne

            1000 S. Alvarado St.; Tel. 51063

            Clubs: Mrs. Gertrude Ross: Ebell; Monday Musical;

            Dominant; Wa Wan; American Composers; Three Arts;


Ross, Judge E. M.

            Residence: California Club

Ross, Mr. and Mrs. George F. (Kate Durant)

            Mathers, Mr. and Mrs. Cotton (Marion Ross)

            Mathers, Richard Oliver, Jessie Durant, Kathryn Julia (Juniors)

            609 S. Sycamore St., Santa Ana, Cal.

            2158 W. Twenty-first St.; Tel. 73166

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

Ross, Dr. and Mrs. Moses Hodge (Madge Teague)

Ross, Miss Evalyn

            Gries, Mrs. C. W.

            4015 W. Adams St.; Tel. 71944

Ross, Mr. and Mrs. William G.

            957 S. Magnolia Ave.; Tel. 54275

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

Roth, Dr. and Mrs. Leon Joseph (Rilla Wrench)

Roth, Marie Louise, Leona Jane and Hubert George (Juniors)

            512 S. Oxford Ave.; Tel. 568016

            Clubs: Friday Morning; Jonathan; Newport Yacht

Rothwell, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Henry

Rothwell, Walter Henry, Jr. (Junior)

            333 Irving Blvd.

Rowland, Mr. and Mrs. William R.

            Toland, Dr. and Mrs. Clarence G. (Nina Rowland)

            805 S. Bonnie Brea St.; Tel. 51046

Rowley, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin S.

            Ridgway, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Caldwell (Grace Rowley)

            Ridgway, Kate Edwin and Thomas C., Jr. (Juniors)

            Ridgway Summer Home: Big Bear Lake

            2621 Menlo Ave.; Tel. Beacon 5232

            Clubs: Friday Morning; Ebell; California; L. A. Country;

            L. A. Athletic; University

Rowntree, Mr. and Mrs. John T. (Mary E. Barry)

638 S. New Hampshire Ave.; Tel. Drexel 18832

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

Rowntree, Mr. and Mrs. John Wallace (Fannie Kirtley Ball)

Rowntree, John Wallace, Jr., Louise Kirtley and Mary Elizabeth (Juniors)

            3029 Leeward Ave.; Tel. Drexel 7363

            Clubs: Eschscholtzia Chap., D.A.R.; (Mrs. Rowntree, Cor. Sec.);

            Robert E. Lee Chap., U.D.S.; Harmonia (Mrs. Rowntree, Chairman,

            Program Com.); Wa Wan; MacDowell

Rude, Mr. and Mrs. Chester (Lorraine Frankenfield)

            2124 Bellevue Ave.; Tel. Drexel 2995

Ruggles, Dr. Georgia S. (Saccett)

            Dorre, Madame Thea

            404 S Irving Blvd., Windsor Sq.; Tel. 437321

Rule, Mrs. Esther (Milner)

Rule, Miss Alice Patricia

Rule, Winifred (Junior)

            McDonald, Mrs. Clara (Milner)

            854 S. Ardmore Ave.; Tel. Dunkirk 0265

            Club: Ebell

Rule, Mrs. Fred K. (Alice Cross)

Rule, Mr. Frank

            446 S. Van Ness Ave.; Tel. 560566

            Club: Friday Morning

Rule, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald A. (Theo Birswick)

Rule, Geraldine (Junior)

            446 S. Van Ness Ave.: Tel. 560566 [Same add. & Ph. as above]

Rule, Mr. and Mrs. O. L. (Annie Donovan)

            3025 University Ave.; Tel. Beacon 4445

Rule, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Rey (Dorothy Bond)

Rule, Margaret Anne and Orville Rey, Jr. (Juniors)

            678 S. Ardmore Ave.; Tel. Dunkirk 0268

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

Runyon, Mr. and Mrs. Carmen Randolph (Ellen E. Hart)

            2005 Fuller Ave., Hollywood; Tel. Holly 0325

            Clubs: Crags, Brentwood Country; New York Yacht

Ruppersberg, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Louis (Mary A. Moore)

            Summer Residence: El Nido, 27 Thornton Ave., Venice;

            Tel. 61955

            1632 N. Hobart Blvd., L.A.; Tel. Holly 0361

            Clubs: Wilshire Country; Women’s Club of Hollywood; Matinee

            Musical; Ebell; Wa Wan; Opera Reading Club of Hollywood;

            Drama League

Russell, Major and Mrs. Horace Marvin

            Brentwood, Cal.

Russell, Mr. and Mrs. John Henry (Amy Requa of Piedmont, Cal.,

            and New York)

Russell, John Lawrence (Junior)

            338 S. Hobart Blvd.; Tel. 56222

            Society: Sons of the Revolution

Russell, Mr. and Mrs. John Newton, Jr. (Berdella Evans)

            2263 S. Hobart Blvd.; Tel. 71110

            Clubs: L.A.A.C.; California; L. A. Country; Gamut; Sons of

            the Revolution; Friday Morning; Women’s Athletic

Russell, Mr. and Mrs. William (Elizabeth Brockman)

            915 W. Thirtieth St.; Tel. Beacon 3014

Russell, Mr. and Mrs. William Henry (Isabel King)

            455 S. Lorraine Blvd., Windsor Sq.; Tel. Holly 6220

            Clubs: Sons of the Revolution; L. A. Country

Ruth, Mr. and Mrs. James Bertram (Ida F. Benson)

Ruth, Kenneth and Jane (Juniors)

            330 E. Los Tunas Dr., San Gabriel, Cal.; Tel. San

Gabriel 1543-W

            Club: San Gabriel Country

Rutledge, Mr. and Mrs. John D. (Genevieve Scheller)

Rutledge, Genevieve (Junior)

            16 Seacliffe, San Francisco; Tel. Pacific 1428

Ruwe, Mr. and Mrs. Jack W. (Edna Brown)

Ruwe, Miss Edna Louise

            314 Muirfield Rd.; Tel. 436665

Ryan, Mr. and Mrs. Frank (Ruth Muller)

Ryan, Miss Maude Roselee

            218 S. Normandie Ave.; Tel. 568381

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

Ryus, Major and Mrs. Harmon David (Celeste Nellis)

Ryus, Celeste Nellis, the Second (Junior)

            5911 Carlton Way; Tel. 431302

            Clubs: L.A.A.C.; Ebell; San Francisco Women’s

            Athletic; Olympic American Legion