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Male, born 1858-01, died 1930-03-31

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Brandt, A.C., Building Contractor

Professional History


Principal, A.C. Brandt, Building Contractor, Pasadena, CA. 1909. Brandt had an office at 394 Worcester Avenue in Pasadena, between 1909 and 1914, at least. (See Thurston's Pasadena City Directory, 1914, p. 462.). By 1928, Brandt worked at 104 South San Gabriel Boulevard in Pasadena. (See Pasadena, California, City Directory, 1928, p. 991.)



Born in Germany 01/1858, August C. Brandt immigrated to the US by 1882, according to the US Censuses of 1910 and 1920. (That of 1930 said that entered the US in 1877.) He lived in Harlem, IL c.1888-1895, and later resided in Winfield, IL, where the US Census of 1900 found him. (See, Year: 1900; Census Place: Winfield, DuPage, Illinois; Roll: T623_298; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 38, accessed 07/30/2018.)

He resettled in Pasadena, CA, by 1903. In 1903-1904, Brandt lived and worked at 45 East Walnut Street in Pasadena. (See Pasadena, California, City Directory, 1903, p. 51 and Pasadena, California, City Directory, 1904, p. 62.) Between 1909-1920, he resided and worked at 394 Worcester Street in Pasadena. (SeePasadena, California, City Directory, 1909, np and See, Year: 1920; Census Place: Pasadena, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T625_117; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 518; Image, accessed 07/30/2018.)

BY 1930, he and his wife lived alone in a house at 104 South San Gabriel Boulevard in Pasadena. The Brandts owned this residence valued in the 1930 US Census at $8,000. (See, Year: 1930; Census Place: Pasadena, Los Angeles, California; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District:, accessed 07/30/2018.)

Brandt died on 03/31/1930 and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Altadena, CA.


He wed Augusta C Diedrich (born c. 1867 in Germany-d. 1947 in CA) on 12/08/1887 in Forest Park, IL. (See, Transcript: Birth date: abt 1859 Birth place: Marriage date: 8 Dec 1887 Marriage place: Cook, Illinois, accessed 07/30/2018.)


He and Augusta had six children, five of whom survived in 1910. They included: Emil Charles Brandt (born 01/18/1888 in Harlem, IL–1980), Else Clara Anna Brandt Gibson (born 03/07/1890 in Harlem, IL–d. 1947), George William Brandt (born 08/17/1895 in IL–d. 1979), Arthur C. Brandt (born 07/23/1899 in IL–d. 1949), and Walter Lawrence Brandt (b. 09/05/1907 in Pasadena, CA–d. 1981).

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PCAD id: 7950