Los Angeles Times – January 24, 1937
Ed (Strangler) Lewis, former world’s heavyweight wrestling champion, whose marriage at Yuma to Miss Bobbie Lee West was recently announced, has purchased a hillside residence in Laurel Canyon from the C.L. Wood Company for a consideration of approximately $9,500. The property is located at 8145 Willow Glen Road, not far from the former home of the late Ralf M. Walker. The property bought by Mr. Lewis comprises approximately an acre of land elaborately landscaped, improved with a seven-room stucco residence, concrete garage and two cottages. C.H. Burnett, Los Angeles realty dealer, conducted the transaction for the sellers. Mr. Lewis was represented by Attorney Owen C. Emery of Glendale.