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The Tuna Club of Avalon is a private members's club in Avalon on Santa Catalina Island in California.



It was founded by Charles Frederick Holder (1851–1915) in 1898. Early members included Zane Grey, Bing Crosby, Charlie Chaplin, Stan Laurel, Hal Roach, Cecil B. DeMille, Theodore Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover, George S. Patton and Winston Churchill. Despite being an all-male club for many years, it does not discriminate against female membership.

Beyond its listed clubhouse, it also leases waterfront facilities.


The clubhouse is located at 100 St. Catherine Way in Avalon on Santa Catalina Island in California. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places since April 2, 1991. It is also listed as a California Historical Landmark.



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