Male, US, born 1898-10-31, died 1973-10-02

Associated with the firms network

Scherer and Ayres; Scherer, Lester G., Architect

Professional History


Principal, Lester G. Scherer, Architect, Los Angeles, CA.

When he registered for military service on 02/15/1942, Scherer worked for the California Ship Building Company.



Scherer was born in Minneapolis, MN.

In 1939, Scherer and his wife resided at 4632 Atoll Avenue in the Van Nuys neighborhood of Los Angeles. They remained in Van Nuys by 1942, when he registered for military service during World War II.

He died in Studio City, CA. He was laid to rest in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, CA.


His parents were John Adam Scherer (born 07/03/1857 in Medina, MN-d. 08/29/1939 in Minneapolis, MN) and Clara M. Weiss (born 01/21/1872 in Albertville, MN-d. 05/02/1963 in Los Angeles, CA).

His siblings included Letitia E. Scherer (1900-1923), Jerome Nicholas Scherer (1902-1956), and Clara Scherer (1906-2005).


Scherer wed Camilla Marie Hansen (1900–1980) on 08/28/1930 in Los Angeles, CA.

Biographical Notes

SSN: 568-20-4249.

PCAD id: 330