Relatives said John was a barber but in view of items below, that must have been a very short occupation.
Residences & events:
1900 Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, CA. Listed in the census at age 29, John had been married 7 years to Florance, 26. She had birthed only 1 child, little Carl, 9 months old.
1910 Same city. That year John was 38, in his second marriage of 7 years and was a grocery store manager. Wife Elsie J was 38, also in her second marriage, had borne 2 children, both living. In the household were Elsie's 2 children, Alice B, 15, and son Fay E, 8, besides Henry Wendt, 54, a widowed roomer with 2 childre, Erna F, 20, and Ervin O, 13.