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Lawyer

Robert Nelson Bulla, American lawyer. Member California House of Representatives, 2 terms, 1893-1894, 1895-1896, Senate, 1897-1899; member of commission to report on Torrens land transfer system, 1895, later adopted in modified form in California; member of commission to codify laws California, 1898, 1899; Member Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce (president, 1915).; Mason.

Background

Bulla, Robert Nelson was born on September 8, 1850 in near Richmond, Indiana, United States. Son of Hiram and Elizabeth (Staley) Bulla.

Education

Master of Arts, National U., Lebanon, Ohio, 1876.

Career

Admitted to Ohio bar, 1881, and began practice in Cincinnati. Moved to Los Angeles, California, 1883. Gave up general law practice, 1901.

Director Southern California Loan Association, Inglewood Park Cemetery Association. Member advisory board Bank of America.

Membership

Member California House of Representatives, 2 terms, 1893-1894, 1895-1896, Senate, 1897-1899. Member of commission to report on Torrens land transfer system, 1895, later adopted in modified form in California. Member of commission to codify laws California, 1898, 1899.

Member Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce (president, 1915).

Connections

Married Evangeline Sutton, August 4, 1890 (died 1903).

father:
Hiram Bulla

mother:
Elizabeth (Staley) Bulla

spouse:
Evangeline Sutton