Daeida W. Beveridge

Mother of Hollywood
Birth Name:
Daeida Hartell Wilcox Beveridge
Birth Date:
Birth Place:
Hicksville, Ohio
Death Date:
August 7, 1914
Place of Death:
Hollywood, California
Cause of Death:
Cemetery Name:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Business and Finance
Once described as “just a housewife,” Daeida Hartle Wilcox Beveridge renamed a former fig farm and secured her place history as the founder, developer and woman who named Hollywood. With first husband H.H. Wilcox, she led development efforts there, and was instrumental in establishing much of the civic infrastructure, including the city hall, library, police station, primary school, city park, and much of the commercial district. Remarried to the son of a California governor after Wilcox's death, she continued to promote Hollywood until her death in 1914.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

6000 Santa Monica Blvd.

Los Angeles, California, 90038


North America

Map of Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, California

Grave Location:

Cathedral Mausoleum, Crypt 989

Grave Location Description

As you enter the cemetery make the first left and drive around the lake to the Cathedral Mausoleum by the lake. As you enter the mausoleum look down the halls to the crypt address at the bottom row and look for the 900 series.

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