Hawthorne, California

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Hawthorne is a city in Los Angeles County, California. Its population is 84,112. The area was first settled by the Shoshonian Indians during the 1500s.[1]

Famous residents[change | edit source]

Marilyn Monroe lived in Hawthorne until she was six. The Beach Boys members Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson grew up there. George Harrison's second wife, Olivia Harrison graduated from Hawthorne High School.

References[change | edit source]

  1. "History of Hawthorne". cityofhawthorne.com. http://www.cityofhawthorne.com/about/history.asp. Retrieved 29 December 2010.