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Alphonzo Edward Bell, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1875
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 1947
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Farmer, gospel minister, multimillionaire land developer and residential subdivider. Founder of Bell Petroleum Co. located near Santa Fe Springs (outside Los Angeles) and owner of substantial developments of crude oil in the Santa Maria Valley. Developer of Los Angeles Westside communities, including Westwood, Beverly Hills, Pacific Palisades and Bel-Air (which was named for him) from the oil profits. Contributed to later development expansion of Occidental College in Eagle Rock and pioneer of the University of California, Los Angeles Westwood Village campus. Father of Alphonzo Bell, Jr., United States Congressman. 
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Glendale
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Whispering Pines section, Lot 1058, Interment Space 1
 
Created by: Theologianthespian
Record added: Jun 29, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9011339
Alphonzo Edward Bell, Sr
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Alphonzo Edward Bell, Sr
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Alphonzo Edward Bell, Sr
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In Remembrance~
- Melissa
 Added: Sep. 7, 2014
Alphonzo Bell was also the founder of the Bel Air Bay Club in Pacific Palisades
- Bernard Johnson
 Added: Aug. 16, 2014

- quebecoise
 Added: Feb. 12, 2012
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