Male, born 1907-09-19, died 1997-12-05

Associated with the firm network

Sagar, Carroll, and Associates, Interior Designers

Professional History


Designer, George C Sagar and Sons, Interior Decorators, Los Angeles, CA. 1940.

Principal, Carroll Sagar and Associates, Interior Design, Los Angeles, CA. In the mid-1950s, Sagar maintained his offices at 8751 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles.



B.A., Liberal Arts, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, 1928. Sagar served as the President of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity at USC in 1928. He was a member of the Architectural Society and the Inter-Fraternity Council. (See University of Southern California [USC], El Rodeo Yearbook, vol. 23, 1928, p. 93.)



Carroll Sagar was born in South Bend, IN, but moved to Los Angeles, CA, by 1909 or 1910. According the 1910 US Census, his father worked as a draper in a furniture store. The household consisted of his parents and brother as well as four other family relations, listed as "boarders," Walter F. Sagar (born c. 1875 in NY), a shoe salesman, and his wife Aline O. (born c. 1876 in VA), and their children Audrey D. (born c. 1905 in CO) and Kenneth F., (born c. 1909 in WA). (See, Source Citation Year: 1910; Census Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 71, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T624_81; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0153; FHL microfilm: 1374094, accessed 09/09/2019.) The Sagars lived at 5158 Gramercy Place in Los Angeles by 1918. (See, Source Citation Registration State: California; Registration County: Los Angeles; Roll: 1530905; Draft Board: 06, accessed 09/09/2019.)

He resided with his parents at their house in Alhambra, CA, at 2823 Ramona Boulevard, in 1930. The house had an estimated value of $10,000, about double that of neighboring dwellings.

In 1940, Sagar lived with his family at 3226 Waverly Drive in Los Angeles. At the time, the house had an approximate value of $9,000. (See, Source Citation Year: 1940; Census Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: m-t0627-00393; Page: 19B; Enumeration District: 60-77, accessed 09/09/2019.) They lived on Waverly until at least 1951.

Sagar resided at 2318 West Live Oak Drive in Los Angeles, CA, in 1993-1994.

His last residence was at 24962 Calle Aragon, Apartment #B210, in Laguna Beach, CA.


His mother was Jessie Belle Potter (born 03/19/1879 in OH-d. 08/15/1954 in Los Angeles, CA), who managed the household. His father, George Carroll Sagar (born 01/15/1880 in NY-d. 11/03/1974 in Los Angeles, CA), had a job at the California Furniture Company, 644 South Broadway in Los Angeles, as a draper in 1918, and, later, owned his own interior design firm. They married in Chicago, IL, on 11/09/1904. (See, Source Information Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011, accessed 09/09/2019.)

Jessie and George had two children, Carroll and his brother, Donald Potter Sagar (born 02/16/1910 in Los Angeles, CA-d. 10/23/1988 in Los Angeles, CA). In 1953, Donald worked as a mechanic for Lockheed Corporation. (See El Monte, City Directory, 1953, p. 121.)


He wed Marjorie Mary Chambers (born 11/14/1906 in MI-d. 01/22/1998 in Laguna Beach, CA) on 07/18/1930 in Los Angeles, CA. (See, Source Information California, County Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1849-1980 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2017, accessed 09/09/2019.)


He and Marjorie had one son, Michael Coulson Sagar, (born 12/19/1933 in CA).

Biographical Notes

As per his World War II registration card, Sagar stood 5-feet, 8-inches tall, weighed 148 pounds and had brown eyes and brown hair.

Sagar, his wife and son returned from Cannes, France to New York, NY, between 07/14/1951 and 07/23/1951 aboard the S.S. Independence.

SSN: 563052816

PCAD id: 8462