Clarence Urban (1878- ) was a realtor until he was appointed Real Estate Commissioner of California on June 28, 1939. He also
served as president of the Urban Mortgage Company (Los Angeles). The collection consists of photographs, photograph albums,
a handbook, and memorabilia and correspondence of Clarence Urban.
Urban was born on May 1, 1878 in Jacksonville, Texas; owned five weekly newspapers in Texas before coming to Los Angeles and
working as a realtor until he was appointed Real Estate Commissioner of California on June 28, 1939; also served as president
of the Urban Mortgage Company (Los Angeles); wrote Successful real estate practice (1950).
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
1 carton (1.0 linear ft.)
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