James K. Spencer (90) with his wife Sarah M. Kelsey Payne Spencer (84) celebrating his 90th birthday and their sixty-eight years of togetherness. Both were born in Indiana and were married in Kansas in 1867, when Mrs. Spencer was 16 years old. The couple lived in several states and resided in Los Angeles from 1930. They had six children, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Possible related to the article, “HUGE STOCK ROBBERY TO NET NOTHING: Non-Negotiable Paper Seized Burglar Takes $500,000 in Securities From Bel-Air Mansion of Hormel Burglar Invades Mansion HORMEL HOME BURGLARS CAN’T DISPOSE OF STOCK,” Los Angeles Times, 22 Sep. 1935: 1.
Photograph of about 28 members of the Los Angeles High School class of 1897 grouped around an upright piano at a reunion. Four of the men can be identified from another photograph of the event: Fred Golding (front row, completely visible with this right hand blurred in motion on the right), Roscoe Shrader (directly behind the pianist, in a light-colored suit and polka dot necktie), William T. McNeely (to the right of pianist, holding a cigar), and Rolie [Rollin] Podlech (his head and spotted necktie visible behind McNeely, on right, wearing glasses).
Photograph of nine members of the Los Angeles High School class of 1897 singing at a reunion with 2 banquet tables on the left. Eight of the men are identified in an inscription on the negative, which begins on the left; the man on the far right is probably unidentified.