In 1930, 8-year-old Betty White lived at 454 N. Harper Ave. in Los Angeles.
According to the fascinating book, “Celebrities in the 1930 Census” (author: Allen R. Ellenberger), Ms. White lived in the $10,000 home with her parents:
Horace L. White (head), 36 / Michigan / Salesman / Electrical.
Tess White (wife), 30 / Illinois / None.
Bela Lugosi (“Dracula”) rented a $40 a month home at 1146 Hudson Ave.
Carole Peters (later Lombard),21, actress, comedienne and eventually Clark Gable’s girlfriend, lived at a $100 a month home at 138 N. Wilton Place. with her mother and two older brothers.
And famed actor, Conway Tearle, 42, who was born as Frederick Levy, owned a $37,500 home at 1784 N. Orange Drive which he shared with:
Adele Tearle [Adele Rowland] (wife), 39 / District of Columbia / None.
Abe Rowland (father-in-law), 73 / Pennsylvania / None.
Joe Muchizuki (servant), 45 / Japan (1896) / Cook / Private family.
Sakayu Muchizuki (servant), 42 / Japan (1896) / General maid / Private family.
Henry C. F. Hackbush (lodger, Rent, $14), 29 / divorced / Civil engineer / Construction.
More Hollywood history can be found at the blog, Hollywoodland by Allen Ellenberger.