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James R. Toberman

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James R. Toberman
Portret James R. Tobermana.jpg
Portrait of James Toberman,
12th Mayor of Los Angeles
In office
December 5, 1872 – December 18, 1874
Preceded by Cristóbal Aguilar
Succeeded by Prudent Beaudry
In office
December 5, 1878 – December 9, 1882
Preceded by Bernard Cohn
Succeeded by Cameron E. Thom
Personal details
Born 1836
Died January 26, 1911

James Robert Toberman (1836 – January 26, 1911) served six one year terms as Mayor of Los Angeles. He first served between 1872 and 1874 and again from 1878 to 1882. Mayor James R Toberman switched on the city's first electric streetlights. He helped map out the first street car grid and water and sewer systems. Toberman came to Los Angeles in 1864 when president Abraham Lincoln appointed him U.S. Revenue Assessor.

Toberman was elected to the Los Angeles Common Council, the governing body of the city, in a special election on February 23, 1870, for a term ending on December 9 of that year.[1]

Some of the accomplishments during his terms in office are; The Toberman Neighborhood Center (Toberman Settlement House), The creation of Chamber of Commerce, the Los Angeles Herald, the Athletic Club, the Los Angeles Normal School (which became the Los Angeles branch of the University of California/UCLA in 1919) was founded, the first synagogue was organized, the first street (Main Street) was paved and the city turned on its new electric lights, the first telephone lines were installed in 1874, the first orange trees were planted along city streets, plans were laid for the city's water and sewer systems. Toberman cut taxes from $1.60 to $1 per $100 of assessed value. Toberman also left a surplus of $25,000 in the city treasury.[2]

References

  1. ^ Chronological Record of Los Angeles City Officials,1850-1938, compiled under direction of Municipal Reference Library, City Hall, Los Angeles (March 1938, reprinted 1966). "Prepared ... as a report on Project No. SA 3123-5703-6077-8121-9900 conducted under the auspices of the Works Progress Administration."
  2. ^ "Hollywood Home Reveals Glimpse of L.A. History", Los Angeles Times, Bob Pool, April 7, 2005

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