Hal Pereira

Harold Ernest Pereira (1905 - 1983)

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Harold Ernest (Hal) Pereira
Born in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Chicago, Cook, Illinoismap
Father of [private son (1930s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1930s - unknown)]
Died in Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Aug 2016
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Biography

Harold was born on 28 April 1905 in Chicago, Illinois.[1]

US Federal Census

1920 - Harold (age 14) was enumerated in his father's household at 3350 Adams St., Chicago, Cook, Illinois". [2]

1930 - Harold (age 24) was enumerated in his father's household at 527 Brompton Ave., Chicago, Cook, Illinois.[3]

1940 - Hal (age 34) was enumerated as head of household at 3152 Pinegrove Ave., Chicago, Cook, Illinois.[4]

Marriage

On 20 October 1930, Harold married "Mirian" Cohen in Cook County, Illinois.[5]

Profession

In 1930 and 1940, Harold was working as an architect.[3][4]

Death and Burial

On 17 December 1983, Hal died in Los Angeles County, California.[6]

Los Angeles Times 24 December 1983
Hal Pereira, Art Director for Paramount Studios, Dies at 78
Hal Pereira, supervising art director for Paramount Studios for 25 years, winner of one Academy Award and nominee for 23 others, died in his Westwood home Saturday of a heart attack. He was 78.
Born in Chicago, he joined Paramount as a unit art director in 1942 after many years as a stage designer. He became art director for the studio in 1950, five years before winning the black and white art direction award for "The Rose Tattoo.
His other films, many in collaboration, include "Double Indemnity", "The Lemon Drop Kid", "The Greatest Show on Earth," "Shane," "The Ten Commandments," "Hud," The Carpetbaggers," and many more.
Pereira is survived by his wife, Miriam, son Arthur, daughter Jeanne Hirschhorn and five grandchildren. His younger brother, William, is the well-known architect.

Sources

  1. "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NQR1-RV5 : 18 May 2016), Harold Ernest Pereira, 28 Apr 1905; citing Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, reference/certificate 13406, Cook County Courthouse, Chicago; FHL microfilm 1,288,094.
  2. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJ32-XKY : accessed 28 June 2017), Harold Peresia in household of Saul Peresia, Chicago Ward 13, Cook (Chicago), Illinois, United States; citing ED 759, sheet 7A, line 29, family 105, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 322; FHL microfilm 1,820,322.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XS5D-7Q5 : accessed 28 June 2017), Harold Pereira in household of Saul Pereira, Chicago (Districts 2627-2876), Cook, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 2871, sheet 6B, line 54, family , NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 489; FHL microfilm 2,340,224.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K4MV-LZL : accessed 28 June 2017), Hal Peirera, Ward 44, Chicago, Chicago City, Cook, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 103-2770, sheet 61B, line 63, family 442, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1009.
  5. Ancestry.com. Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: Cook County Clerk, comp. Cook County Clerk Genealogy Records. Cook County Clerk’s Office, Chicago, IL: Cook County Clerk, 2008.
  6. "California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VG14-B54 : 26 November 2014), Hal Pereira, 17 Dec 1983; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.


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Hal Pereira accepting Academy Award for Art Direction
Hal Pereira accepting Academy Award for Art Direction

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