The collection contains property appraisal reports created and collected by
Albert A. Izmirian. The appraisal reports include typed appraisals, handwritten
notes, photographs, maps, and other data referring to various properties throughout
the Los Angeles area. .
Albert A. Izmirian (1921-2009) was born in Los Angeles and received a marketing
degree from UCLA. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions but joined the Navy at the
outbreak of World War II and was stationed at Pearl Harbor. He played professional
football for the Los Angeles Bulldogs until 1947, when he became a real estate
appraiser for the city of Los Angeles. He eventually became Assistant Chief
Appraiser of Los Angeles County, and from 1967-1974 worked as State Inheritance Tax
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