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 Adolph Bernard “Bunker” Spreckels, III

Adolph Bernard “Bunker” Spreckels, III

Birth
Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 7 Jan 1977 (aged 27)
Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Memorial Terrace, Great Mausoleum, Sanctuary of Memory, Wall Crypt 6450
Memorial ID 8811 · View Source
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Son of Kay Spreckels and stepson of Clark Gable.

Adolph "Bunker" Spreckels III, was a surfing legend, rising to fame as a teenager. He was heir to the Spreckels sugar fortune and inherited $50 million at the age of 21. He then abandoned surfing for a life of drugs and excess. He died in 1977 at the age of 27 of a heart attack brought on by a drug overdose.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 10 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8811
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adolph Bernard “Bunker” Spreckels, III (15 Aug 1949–7 Jan 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8811, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .