Hugh Macbeth came to California in 1913, and practiced law in Los Angeles until his death in 1956. He founded the Los Angeles Lawyers club, and the Society of Truth and Justice and United Races of the World.
H. Claude Hudson had a varied career, working as a dentist, lawyer, and businessman. He was President of the first branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Shreveport, Louisiana; after he moved his family to Los Angeles, he was elected President of the Los Angeles branch and served in that capacity for 10 years. In 1931, Dr. Hudson became the first African American graduate of Loyola Law School. He never practiced as a lawyer, however. He also founded Broadway Federal Savings and Loan.