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George Pepperdine

automotive executive.

George Pepperdine, American automotive executive. Member Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.; Member Church of Christ.

Background

Pepperdine, George was born on June 20, 1886 in Mound Valley, Kansas, United States. Son of John and Mary (Lain) Pepperdine.

Education

Educated rural district schools and business college, Parsons, Kansas.

Career

Began as bookkeeper, 1905. Started Western Auto Supply Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1909. Sold controlling interest, 1915, and moved to Los Angeles, 1916, later starting Western Auto Supply Company of California (president.

Now retired). President George Pepperdine Foundation. Chairman of the Board George Pepperdine College.

Membership

Member Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. Member Church of Christ.

Connections

Married Lena Rose Baker, October 23, 1907 (died 1930).; married second, Helen Louise Davis, June 17, 1934. Children: Florence May (Mistress.

father:
John Pepperdine

mother:
Mary (Lain) Pepperdine

spouses:
Lena Rose Baker

Helen Louise Davis

child:
Florence May (Mrs Pepperdine