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Friday, July 17, 2009

Captain W. A. Robertson

Captain W. A. Robertson was one of the most difficult genealogical finds. Mostly because he was only referred to by his two first initials and that he lived at one time at the LA Athletic Club and was a good friend of Wm Taylor.
Captain William Ardis Robertson (b. 18 March 1887 Calhoun, Georgia & d. 13 October 1942 Tulare County, CA). He was the son of realtor Matthew and Margaret Ardis Robertson.
1900: 1210 Westlake Ave, Los Angeles- Ardis was living with his parents.
1910: 1027 Burlington Ave, Los Angeles- Ardis W age 23 single & an attorney
27 May 1917: 2316 W 10th Los Angeles- Robertson, Wm Ardis b. 18 March 1887 Calhoun, GA

7 Jan 1920: 2316 W. 1oth, Los Angeles- Wm Ardis was still single, a lawyer, and living with his parents.
1922 LA City Directory: 202 S. Van Ness- WA Robertson was an attorney
1923-1924: 202 Van Ness, Los Angeles- Robertson, Mr. Matthew S. & Captain Wm Ardis Robertson.
1926: 431 W 7th St, Los Angeles- Robertson, Ardis- attorney & Matt S- real estate
1928: 407 S Kenmore Ave, Los Angeles- Ardis Robertson, lawyer & Mrs. Patricia, housewife)
1929: 431 W 7th, Los Angeles- Robertson, Wm A, lawyer @ 610 S Broadway Room 313 & Math S Robertson, real estate
1930: 431 W 7th, Los Angeles- Robertson, Matthew real estate
12 April 1930: 328 S Camden, Beverly Hills- Robertson, Ardis 43 married for 2 years b. GA Attorney & Velma P (wife) age 28 b. Arkansas

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for posting the information on Captain Robertson. You saved me a great deal work in tracking him down!