Fate Rolled the Dice of Fortune for “Farmer” Page

Fate Rolled the Dice of Fortune for “Farmer” Page

 Image courtesy of the LA Times Historical ArchiveBy the time he was 12, Milton B. Page had his own corner of downtown Los Angeles, as well as his nickname “Farmer,” for his shambling gait and ill-fitting clothes.  By morning, Farmer Page sold newspapers at...
Spring Street’s Monte Carlo

Spring Street’s Monte Carlo

What was SROland’s grandest gaming establishment? Milton “Farmer” Page’s El Dorado Club. “Farmer” Page was an unlikely gambling kingpin. His nickname came from “his shambling gait and ill-fitting clothes.” He dropped out...