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Old Posted Dec 17, 2013, 2:06 PM
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Great link, W-W.

SoR Calif/LAPL

As much as it has been my experience that ancestor-worship organizations attract a rather tiresome, self-serious sort, I do have to give them their contribution to preserving history, even if they have actually relied on others to make it... I was sure we must have seen the two buildings above on the thread before, but nothing came up-- the Sons of the Revolution's own jewel box at 437 South Hope, razed with Bunker Hill, and the Granada Building at 672 S Lafayette Park Place--still standing-- where the boys rented space in later years.

In the link is another link to a hagiography of Orra E. Monnette, attorney, banker, self-styled nobleman and prexy of the SoR 1917-18. He was quite a contributor to the growth of Los Angeles, no doubt about it, but there was also his domestic side (just ask his wives Lucy and Helen)... Full story here.

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