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Biography[edit] Toberman was born on February 23, 1880, in Seymour, Texas, to Philip and Lucy Ann Toberman; his uncle was Los Angeles mayor James R. Toberman.[5] He attended the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas for three years and Metropolitan Business College at Dallas for one year.[6] Toberman began his career as a stenographer, working in Dallas and Wichita Falls, Texas, before moving to Los Angeles in 1902. He returned to Wichita Falls and ran a hardware store before returning to Los Angeles, where he held a variety of positions including City Treasurer of Hollywood. He worked in real estate from 1907 on, incorporating the C.E. Toberman Company in 1912.[6] Mr. Toberman placed fifty-three Hollywood subdivisions on the market, formed more than thirty companies and organizations, built twenty-nine commercial buildings in Hollywood, including the world-famous Chinese Theater and was affiliated with forty-nine clubs, civic, and fraternal organizations up until retirement Toberman managed all of his real estate holdings from his office in the heart of Hollywood. Throughout the 1910s and 1920s, Toberman developed many notable buildings and neighborhoods in Hollywood, including notable theatres with showman Sid Grauman.[3] In 1924, he built a Spanish-style mansion known as the C.E. Toberman Estate. He co-founded the Black-Foxe Military Institute in 1928.

Personal life[edit] Toberman married Josephine Washburn Bullock on June 25, 1902. The couple had three children: Jeanette, Homer (died 1992),[7] and Catherine. Charles Toberman died in November 1981.[8]

References[edit] ^ "Josephine Bullock Toberman". Retrieved 27 July 2013.  ^ Wallace, David (1990-12-30). "They Won't Let 'Sleeping Dogs' Lie". Los Angeles Times. The primary location for "Sleeping Dogs" is a huge Mediterranean-style, 22-room house complete with outdoor and indoor swimming pools built at the top of Camino Palmero in 1928 by C.E. Toberman, architect of many of Hollywood's golden age landmarks (including Sid Grauman's Egyptian and Chinese theaters) and often called the "father of Hollywood" because of his development of the Hollywood Hills area.  ^ a b Lord, Rosemary (2002). Los Angeles: Then and Now. San Diego, CA: Thunder Bay Press. pp. 90–91. ISBN 1-57145-794-1.  ^ DeWolfe, Evelyn (1981-11-29). "C.E. Toberman, Hollywood Developer, Dies". Los Angeles Times.  ^ Rasmussen, Cecilia (2008-02-17). "Hidden Hollywood sign uncovers history". Los Angeles Times.  ^ a b McGroarty, John Steven (1921). Los Angeles from the Mountains to the Sea. American Historical Society. pp. 409–10.  ^ "Homer Toberman; Executive Headed Pioneer Family's Development Firm". Los Angeles Times. 1992-04-23. p. 26.  ^ "Mr. Hollywood dead at 101". The Bulletin. Bend, Oregon. 1981-11-21. p. 2. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 

Further reading[edit] Koopal, Grace G (1970). Free Enterprise: Foundation of America's Greatness. Los Angeles: Anderson, Ritchie & Simon. p. 302. OCLC 3425103. 

External links[edit] Biography portal "Charles E. Toberman". Find a Grave. Retrieved August 10, 2010.  Authority control WorldCat Identities VIAF: 53910809 LCCN: no2006100870 ISNI: 0000 0000 4421 7640 Retrieved from "" Categories: 1880 births1981 deathsAmerican centenariansBusinesspeople from TexasBusinesspeople from CaliforniaReal estate and property developersBurials at Hollywood Forever CemeteryPeople from Baylor County, TexasStenographersHidden categories: Articles with hCardsFind a Grave template with ID same as WikidataWikipedia articles with VIAF identifiersWikipedia articles with LCCN identifiersWikipedia articles with ISNI identifiers

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