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Degrees: A.B., 1913, M.A., 1916, Ed.D.,
1937, Univ. of So. Calif.

Married: Frances Parnell, d. of John Keat-
ing of Chicago (111.), at Covina (Calif.),
July , 1919; ch.; Walter Ray, Jr.

Prof. Record: Instr. in Science, La Verne
College (Calif.), 1913-14; Teacher in Carter
H. Harrison Technical High School, Chicago,
Feb. 1915 to Feb. 1917, Oxnard Union High
School (Calif.), 1917-18, Carter H. Harrison
Technical High School, Chicago, Jan. -June,
1919; Principal, Polytechnic Evening High
School, Long Beach (Calif.), 1919-20; Vice-
Priu., Fresno High School (Calif.), 1920-23;
Asst. Supt. of Schools, Fresno, 1923-25; Asst.
Supt. of Schools, and Prin. of Fresno High
School, 1925-26; Supt. of Schools, Fresno,
1926-28; Supt. of Schools, San Diego, 1928-
Jan. 1934; Chief of the Division of Secondary
Education, Calif. State Dept. of Edn., Jan.,
1934- Sept. 1935; Pres., San Diego State
Coll., and Prin. of San Diego Junior Coll.,
Sept. 1935 — . Summer Sessions; Instr., San
Jose State Coll., 1924, Stanford U., 1927-
34, Claremont Colleges, 1930, U. of Calif.,
Los Angeles, 1935, Univ. of So. Calif., 1938,
1940, 1941.

Directorships: Western Assn. of Colleges and
Secondary Schools; Board of Dir., San Diego
Army and Navy YMCA, San Diego Area,
Council Boy Scouts of Arherica, San Diego
Museum, and California Soc. of Secondary
Education.

Publications: Text books: The Good Citizen,
Junior Citizens in Action, Laboratory Text-
book in Civics (all pub. by Houghton Mifflin
Co., and written jointly with Mrs. Hepner.)
Army Record: Sgt., Chemical Warfare Serv-
ice, Bureau of Standards Detachment, 1918.
Memberships: San Diego Rotary; San Diego
Yacht Club; Shriners (Al Bahr Temple).
Religion: Congregational.
Politics : Republican.
Recreations: Sailing, fishing, golf.



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Bus. Address: San Diego State College, San

Diego, Calif.

Hoyne Address: 2920 Rosecrans St., San Diego,

Calif.



HERBERT. Joseph C. A.B., LL.B.

Lawyer; General Manager, Pacific Plant of

TheB. F. Goodrich Company.

Born: Cleveland (Ohio), Oct. 20, 1897; s. of

Jane A. (Jones) and John T. Herbert.

Education: Cleveland public schools.

Degrees: A.B., 1919, LL.B., 1921, Western

Reserve Univ.

Married: Helen Irwin (Justis) Dunn, d. of

Howard I. Justis, Cleveland (Ohio), Dec.

17, 1937; ch.; Betty Lou, Dorothy, Joseph,
Jr., Frank Herbert, Elizabeth, Nancy, and
Sue Dunn.

Prof. Record: Practiced law, Cleveland, 1921-
27; entered Legal Dept., The B. F. (Goodrich
Co., Akron, Nov. 1, 1927; transferred to Los
Angeles as Secy., Pacific Goodrich Rubber
Co., Mar. 1, 1931, as General Manager of
Pacific Plant, July, 1934—.
Directorships: Asst. Secy., The B. F. Good-
rich Co.

Army Record: Served, Field Artillery Train-
ing Corp, Camp Tayolr, Ky.; discharged,
Dec. 3, 1918.

Memberships: Delta Tau Delta, Phi Delta
Phi, Delta Sigma Rho.
Politics: Republican.
Recreati07i : Fishing.

Bus. Address: 5400 E. Olympic Blvd., Los
Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1703 Laurel St., So. Pasadena,
Calif. *

HERBERT, Walter

Director of Mills College Orchestra.

Born: Frankfurt, on the Main (Ger.), Feb.

18, 1901; s. of Marie (Gans) and Milton
Seligman.

Education: Schools at Frankfurt on the Main
and Vienna.

Prof. Record: Coach and Conductor at opera
houses, Iglau, Leipzig, Berne, 1925-31; Chief
Conductor, Vienna Volks Opera, 1931-38;
Guest Conductor of symphony and opera,
Berlin, Leipzig, Frankfurt, Budapest, Paris,
Italy, Switzerland, Poland, Russia, Japan,
Egypt, Canada, and San Francisco; Dir. of
NB"C Sinfonietta in San Francisco; Dir. of
Doctors' Symphony in San Francisco.
Memberships: Family Club (San Francisco).
Religion: Jewish.

Recreations: Bridge (International title hold-
er).

Bus. Address: Mills College, Oakland, Calif.
Home Address: 1991 California St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.



HERBST, Ina Wright

Teacher of Voice.

Born: Union (Ore.), Apr. 16, 1878; d. of

Isabel (Mallory) and William Thomas Wright.

Education: Union (Ore.); Portland Univ.;

Univ. of Mich. ; Graduate, Univ. School of

Music, Ann Arbor (Mich.), 1900.

Married: CJottfried, s. of Adelheid (Bein) and

Georg Otto Herbst, Coburg (Ger.), June 6,



1908; ch.: Ruth Adelheid (Herbst) McNeill,
William Thomas, and Elsa Ina.
Prof. Record: Studied in Berlin under Muller-
Kannberg; held position of leading Lyric-Dra
matic Soprano in Royal Court Opera, Sa.xe-
Coburg-Gotha (Ger.); Head of Voice Dept.,
Dietz Conservatory, Gotha (Ger.); Prof, of
Vocal Music, Washington State College (Pull-
man, Wash.); Dir., Herbst School of Music
(Spokane, Wash.); Dir. Music Dept., Spokane
Woman's Club, and choirs of leading churches
of Spokane; Chmn. E.xamining Bd. of State
Music Teacher's Assn. for voice certification
till 1938; Head of Com. to outline course
of study in voice for high school credit in
the State of Wash.; Soloist with leading or-
chestras of Ger., and Switzerland, and in
concert in United States. Appeared as Euri-
dice in Gluck's opera at Greek Theatre (Ber-
keley, Calif.) under Steindorff, and in operatic
productions in the northwest. Now has a
voice studio in Hollywood.
Memberships.' Mu Phi Epsilon; Sorosis.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. and Home Address: 4302 Angeles Vista
Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif.

HERMS, Professor William Brodbeck.
B.S., M.A., Sc.D.

Professor of Parasitology, Entomologist, Calif.
Agricultural Experiment Station; Head of
Division of Entomology and Parasitology, U.
of Calif., Berkeley.

Born: Portsmouth (Ohio), Sept. 22, 1876;
s. of Rosa Emma (Brodbeck) and Herman
Herms.

Education: Public schools, Portsmouth; Bald-
win-Wallace College (Ohio) ; Western Reserve
Univ. (Cleveland) ; Ohio State Univ. (Colum-
bus) ; Harvard Univ.

Degrees: B.S., Baldwin- Wallace Coll., 1902;
M.A. Ohio State U., 1906; Sc.D., Baldwin-
Wallace College, 1935.

Married: Lillie C, d. of Melinda and Peter
J. Magly, Columbus, June 14, 1902; ch.;
William Magly, Herbert Parker, and George
Walter.

Prof. Record: Head, School of Commerce,
Prof, of Theory and Practice of Domestic
Commerce, Baldwin- Wallace Coll., 1902-05;
Fellow in Zoology, Ohio State Univ., 1905-06;
Instr. of Experimental Zoology, Ohio State
U. (Lake Laboratory), 1907-08; Acting Head
of Dept. of Zoology, Ohio Wesleyan U.; Ed-
ward Austin Fellow in Zoology, Harvard U.,
1907-08; U. of Calif., 1908 to present; suc-
cessively Asst. Prof.; Asso. Prof.; and Prof,
of Parasitology; also Entomologist in Calif.
Agricultural Experiment Station, and Head
of Division of Entomology and Parasitology.
Directorships: Berkeley Chamber of Com-
merce; Calif. State Automobile Assn.; Pres.
Berkeley Community Chest; Pres., Berkeley
Contra Costa Area Council Boy Scouts of
America.

Publications: Malaria, Cause and Control;
Laboratory Guide to the Study of Parasitol-
ogy; Medical Entomology (now in 3rd edit.);
Mosquito Control (with H. F. Gray) ; many
scientific papers dealing with insects and dis-
eases of man and animals.
Army Service: Captain, Sanitary Corps, U.S.
Army, Feb. 5, 1918; Major, Aug. 14, 1918-
Feb. 20, 1919;Lieut. -Colonel Sanitary Reserve
Corps, U.S.A., since 1924.



Awards: Decorated by Republic of France,



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Clu'vallcr liu Merilc AKiicolc; rt'cipii'iiL of
Honjaniiii Ule Whcclor Distinguished Cillzen-
sliip Modal (HL'rl<eley).

Mcmbcrship.s: Masons; Faculty Club; Lions;
Amor. Legion; Alpha Kajjpa Lambda, Sigma
Xi, Scabbard and Blade, Alpha Zela; Amer.
Assn. Advancement of Science (Follow);
Amer. Assn. of Economic Enlomologists (Pros.
1928), Entomological Soc. of Amer. (Fellow,
Pres., 1941), Amer. Soc. Parasitologists,
Amer. Soc. Tropical Medicine, etc.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address Agriculture Hall, Univ. of Cali-
fornia, Berkeley, Calif.

Home Address: 2032 Del Norte St., Berkeley
Calif.



HERRESHOFF, Charles Frederick

Inventor.

Born: Nice (France), May 28, 1876; s. of
Jane (Brown) and James Brown Herreshoff.
Education: Glasgow (Scotland) Univ.
Married: Edna M. Burt of Detroit (Mich.),
1912 (died Apr. 1, 1937).

Bus. Record: Chief Engineer, Amer. and
British Mfg. Co., Bridgeport (Conn.), 1904-
08; Vice-Pres. and Chief Engineer, 1908-09,
Pres., 1909-10, Vice-Pres. and Mgr., 1910-14,
Herreshoff Motor Co., Detroit. Invented an
engine to run by superheated steam up to
800 deg. Fahr. ; center control for automobile;
electric switch for electric horn of steering
gear of automobile, etc. A leader in orig-
inating improvements in automobiles and
steam yachts; Designer of "Alabama" (the
motor yacht champion of Amer., 1907, '08,
'09); "Vim" (the winner of interstate races
(New York to Poughkeepsie) 1908, '09; of
"Chickadee" (winner of Mass. Yacht Assn.
cup'i ; "Vivian" (winner of Hudson-Fulton
Celebration races, etc.), holds world's record
for mile championship, U.S. Navy Course,
Hudson River, 1907; winner of Canada's cup,
with "Iroquois," etc. The Herreshoff motor
car won gold medal of Amer. Automobile
Assn., 1910, and in the same year won more
prizes than any other car; was also the de-
signer of "Nevada," 65 Rater, 1901, winner
of Glasgow (Scotland), Internat. Expn. races,
also largest winner of any Amer. designed
yacht in foreign waters.
Memberships: Soc. Automotive Engrs.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 2810 Albatross St., San Diego,
Calif. •



HERRICK, Benita Adams, A.B.

Member of Berkeley City Council.
Born: Denver (Colo.), Aug. 14, 1886; d. of
Mertie Jane (Draft) and Charles Henry
Adams.

Education : Santa Rosa and Placer County
high schools; Univ. of Calif.
'Degrees: A.B., U. of Calif., 1908.
Married: Henry Nathan, s. of Alice (Keith)
and Clarence Luther Herrick, Sacramento
(Calif.), Jan. 9, 1909; ch. : Jane Herrick
Lonergan, Charles Henry.
Prof. Record: State Chairman of Resolu-
tions, Calif. Federation of Women's Clubs,
1937-39; Past Pres., Northbrae Women's
Club, Berkeley (Calif.); Past Pres. Berkeley



I,('.u:iii' Hi Women V'olcrs. .Member, Uerkcley
City Council, since 1932. Dir. and Secy.,
Berkeley Women's Club, 1931-37.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: City Hall, Berkeley, Calif.
Homo Address: 1836 Caplstrano Ave., Ber-
keley, Calif.

HERRICK, Jr.. Samuel, A.B., Ph.D.

Instructor in Astronomy, Univ. of California,
Los Angeles.

Born: Madison County (Va.), May 29, 1911;
s. of Fanny (Field) and Samuel Herrick, Sr.
Education: Williams College; Univ. of Calif.
(Berkeley).

Degrees: A.B., Williams Coll., 1932; Ph.D., U.
of Calif., 1936.

Married: Betulia Toro (of Bogota, Colum-
bia), at Berkeley, June 15, 1934.
Prof. Record: University Fellow in Astron-
omy, U. of Calif., 1933-34; Teaching Asst.
in Astronomy, U. of Calif., 1934-35; Lick
Observatory Fellow, U. of Calif., 1935-36; A.
F. Morrison Fellow, U. of Calif., 19,36-.37; Act-
ing Asst. Prof, of Astronomy, U. of Wash-
ington, 1937; Instructor in Astronomy, U.
of Calif., Los Angeles, 1937—.
Publications: The Laplacian and Gaussian
Orbit Methods; short papers in astronomical
journals.

Memberships: Astron. Soc. of the Pacific,
Amer. Astron. Soc, History of Sci. Soc;
Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.
Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 13500 Mulholland Highway,
Los Angeles, Calif.

HERSCH, Lee

Artist.

Born: Cleveland (Ohio), Sept. 5, 1896; s. of

Rebecca (Friedman) and Morris Hersch.

Education: Cleveland School of Art; National

Acad, of Design (New York) ; extensive

sojourns in France, Spain, Italy, for purpose

of independent study.

Married: Virginia, d. of Andrew Davis, Paris

(France), April 21, 1921.

Prof. Record: First exhibition in Cleveland,
1914 — latest in Stendahl Galleries, Los An-
geles, 1940; active exhibitor during the inter-
vening years in New York, Paris, San Fran-
cisco and other cities; work represented in
many public and private collections.

Army Service: Enlisted 1918, served in
France and occupied Germany with A.E.F.-
M.T.C.

Recreations: Travel, collecting, primitive art,
epicureanism.

Home Address: 15202 Earlham St., Pacific
Palisades, Calif.

HERSCH, Virginia, A.B., J.D.

Author.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.), May 31, 1896;
d. of Georgie (Moise) and Andrew M. Davis.

Education: Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., 1918, J.D., 1920, U. of Calif.

Married: Lee, s. of Rebecca (Friedman) and
Morris Hersch, Paris (France), April 21,
1921.



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Prof. Record: Author of; The Youth of Cha-
teaubriand (signed: Helen Virginia Davis)),
(U.C. Press), 1917; Bird of God (Harpers);
Wonmn Under Glass (Harpers); 8tor7n Beach,
(Houghton Mifflin).

Memberships : Chi Omega, Kappa Beta Pi.
Recreations.- Travel, collecting art objects,
gardening, and cooking.

Ho7ne Address: 15202 Earlham St., Pacific
Palisades, Calif.



HERSEY, Lieut. Colonel Henry Blan-

chard, U.S.Army, Inact. Res., B.S.,
M.S.

Meteorologist, Army Officer.
Born: Williamstown (Vt.) ; s. of Recta Whee-
lock (Blanchard) and Joel Hersey.
Education: Norwich Univ., Vermont.
Degrees: B.S., 1885, M.S., 1906, Norwich U.
Married: Mrs. Laura A. Saunier, Los Angeles,
(Calif.), Mar., 1926 (deceased Oct., 1940);
ch.: adopted son, Gale Little Hersey (20 yrs.
old).

Prof. Record: Federal Weather Service and
U.S. Army from 1885 to 1932. Detailed by
Federal CSovt. to accompany Wellman Record
Herald Polar Expedition, attempting to reach
North Pole by dirigible balloon; served as
Exec. Officer of Expdn., 1906-07. Licensed
as Aeronautic Pilot by Aero-Club of France
and Aero-Club of Amer., in 1906. Was in
first Internat. Spherical Balloon Race for the
(^rdon Bennett Cup with Lieut. Frank P.
Lahm, U.S. Army (crossed the English
Channel at night, landed next afternoon on
coast of North Sea near Scottish border),
winning the cup for America.
Army Service: Served as Major in 1st. U.S.
Vol. Cavalry (Roosevelt Rough Riders), Span-
ish-American War. Placed in Command of
Ft. Omaha with rank of Major, In Charge of
Balloon Training, May, 1917; given rating
of Junior Military Aeronaut, July, 1917, and
promoted to Lieut. Colonel, Sept. 1917; or-
dered to France, Sept. 1918, and served
there for about 5 months.
Memberships: Fellow, American Meteorolog-
ical Society; 32 deg. Mason; elected permanent
Honorary Commander, the Los Angeles Bed
No. 4, American Balloon Corps Veterans.
Politics: Independent Republican.
Home Address: "Casa de la Colina," 575
No. Hermosa Ave., Sierra Madre, Calif.



HERTZ. Alfred

Symphony Conductor.

Born: Frankfort-on-Main (Ger.), July 15,
1872; s. of Sara (Koenigswerther) and Leo
Hertz.

Prof Record: Conductor at Hof theater, Al-
tenburg (Saxony), 1892-95; Stadttheater, Bar-
men-Elberfeld, 1895-99; concerts in London,
spring of 1899; Stadttheater, Breslau, 1899-
1902; German Opera at Met. Opera House
(New York), 1902-15; Dir., San Francisco
Symphony Orchestra, 1915-30; Dir. Royal
Opera, Convent Garden (London), spring and
fall, 1910; Dir. first performance of Parsifal
outside of Bayreuth, Dec. 24, 1903, Met. Opera
House, New York, and the first and only
performance of Richard Strauss' Salome In
New York, Jan. 22, 1907; Dir. first perform-
ance of Konigskinder, Dec. 28, 1910; also dir-
ected the original productions of such Amer.
operas as Mono, by Horatio Parker; Cyrano



de Bergerac, by Damrosch; Fairyland, by
Parker. Director of the San Francisco
Spring Music Festivals, 1924-25. From 1922
to 1934, inaugurated and directed summer
series of symphony concerts in the Hollywood
Bowl, Los Angeles.

Directorships: Director of the "Standard
Symphony Hour" over the radio, since 1932;
Regional Dir., Federal Music Project 1937-39.
Awards: Decorated with an Order for Art
and Science (Saxony) ; Order of Merit for
Art (Rumania) ; Honorary Citizen of San
Francisco.

Home Address: 770 Camino del Mar, San
Francisco, Calif.



HERTZLER, Dean Alverda Elizabeth,

A.B., M.S.

Dean of Girls, San Bernardino Senior High
School.

Born: Harrisburg (Pa.), Jan. 1, 1900; d. of
Katherine (Myers) and Davis Hertzler.
Education: Public schools, Harrisburg (Pa.);
Wilson College (Chambersburg, Pa.); Univ.
of So. Calif.

Degrees: A.B., Wilson Coll., 1923; M.S., (in
Ed.), U. of So. Calif., 1939.
Prof Record: Teacher, Pennsylvania schools,
1924-25; extension study, U. of Redlands, fall
of 1926; Teacher, Sturges Junior High School,
(San Bernardino), 1927. Dean of Girls, Ar-
rowview Junior High School, 1928-31; Dean
of Girls, San Bernardino Senior High Sch.,
1932—.

Publications: Problems of the Normal Adol-
escent Girl (Calif. Journal of Secondary Ed.,
Feb., 1940, and The Education Digest, 1940).
Memberships: San Gorgonio Branch, Amer.
Assn. of Univ. Women; Wilson Coll., Club
of So. Calif.; Deans Assn. of So. Calif.;
Advisers' Assn. of So. Calif, and Arizona
(Pres., 1937-38) ; Women's Club of San Ber-
nardino.

Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations : Swimming.

Bus. Address: San Bernardino Senior High
School, San Bernardino, Calif.
Home Address: 3585 No. D St., San Bernar-
dino, Calif.

HERTZOG, Walter Sylvester, A.B.,
Litt.M., LL.D.
Historian, Educator.

Born: Shamokin (Pa). Mar. 20, 1881; s. of
Fayette (Van Schmliikey) and Theodore
Burr Hertzog.

Education: Lafayette Coll.; Harvard Univ.;
Columbia Univ.; Univ. of So. Calif.; Univ.
of Cal.; Union Theol. Seminary; Columbia
Law School; General Theol. Seminary (New
York) .

Degrees: A.B., Harvard, 1905; Litt.M., Lafay-
ette, 1926; LL.D. (hon.), Calif. College of
Law, 1932.

Married: Sadie Roselle, d. of J. A. Dinger, in
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (New York),
April 16, 1906; ch. ; Walter Sylvester, Jr.,
Dorothy Beatrice, and Kathryn Fayette.
Prof. Record: Social Expert, Com. of 100,
Investigation of Tammany Hall (New York),
under Mayor Mitchel ; buyer of rare books and
manuscripts for Huntington Library; Hon.



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Curator, Harvard Library. Dlr., Mexican Ex-
potlilion of International Deserts Conserva-
tion League; engaged in Hist. Research, Nat.
Archives of Mexico. Pioneer in radio education
Los Angeles, for over 10 yrs., delivering 1250
lectures on American History. Presented to
Harvard, The Walter Sylvester Hertzog Mem-
orial Collection of rare books and manu-
scripts. Teacher and Dir. of Historical Re-
search, Los Angeles City Schools, for 30 yrs.
Directorships: Trustee, Internal. Deserts
Conservation League; Regent, Pacific Geo-
graphic Soc.

Publications: Editor, Pacific Magazine. Au-
thor, History of Los Angeles City Schools;
Chapters on Money in Bankers Guide; Auto-
biography of a Harvard Graduate; Biography
of Franlcin D. Roosevelt in Famous Living
Americans, 1940.

Army Service: Volunteered in 21st Regt., U.S.
Army, during Spanish- American War; in In-
telligence Corps, U.S. Army (World War I),
Nat. Intelligence Bur.

Memberships: Calif. Soc. of Colonial Wars;
Calif. Soc. Sons of the Revolution; Harvard
Club (New York) ; Natl. Treas., Alpha Sigma
Phi; Mason 32 deg. ; Knight Templar.
Religion : Protestant- Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf, mountain climbing.
Home Address: 347 No. La JoUa Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif.

Other: 3939 Tracy St., Los Angeles, Calif.



HERVEY, Mrs. Harcourt. A.B.

Social Welfare Worker.

Born: Hastings (Neb.), July 11, 1894; d. of

Ella (Brass) and (George Theodore Brov^Ti.

Education: Los Angeles High School; Univ.
of Calif., Berkeley.
Degrees: A.B., U. of Calif., 1915.
Married: Brigadier CJeneral Harcourt Hervey,
C.N.G., s. of Judge William Rhodes Hervey,
Fort Bliss (Tex.), June 18, 1917; ch. : Har-
court, Jr.

Directorships: Director, Assistance League of
So. California; Dir. Day Nursery of Assist-
ance League. Pres., Nine O'clock Players.
Memberships : Chi Omega Sorority.
Hoyne Address: 152 So. Lucerne Blvd., Los
Angeles, Calif. *



HERZBRUN, Henry

Lavvj'er.

Born: New York City, Feb. 10, 1885; s. of
Pauline and Herman Herzbrun.

Education: Grammar schools of New York
and Chicago; DeWitt Clinton High School;
New York Law School.

Married: Doris, d. of George E. Green, Denver
(Colo.), Nov. 29, 1922; ch. : Stephen, Robert.

Prof. Record: Admitted to New York Bar,
1907, Calif. Bar, 1926; practiced law in New
York, 1907-1926, at which time became Resi-
dent Atty. for Paramount Pictures, Inc.
(Holl>-\vood, Calif.), Special Deputv Attv.
General, State of New York, 1929-30; Vice-
Pres. and Gen. Mgr. of Production, Para-
mount Pictures, Inc., Feb., 1935 — ■. resigned
Dec, 1937. Resumed general practice of law,
Los Angeles, 1938 — .

Directorships: The Play's the Thing Produc-
tions, Inc. ; Stephens-Lang Productions, Inc. ;



Pyramid Pictures Corjjn.; I'roducor.s Corpn.
of America; Rogers Productions, Inc.
Publications: Various articles published In
Aero Digest and Beautiful America, 1925.
Memberships: Ionic Lodge No. 486, F.&A.M.
(New York); Los Angeles Lodge, No. 487,
B'nal B'rlth; Acad, of Motion Picture Arts
and Sciences; Acad, of Political Science.
Religion : Jewish.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Walking, books.
Bits. Address. Richfield Bldg., Los Angeles,
Calif.

Home Address: 612 No. Alta Dr., Beverly
Hills, Calif.



HESSION, Jess

Assistant Attorney CJeneral, California.
Born: Independence (Calif.), Jan. 18, 1886;
s. of Alice M. (Smith) and Dennis J. Hession.

Education : Elementary School, Independence
(Calif.).

Married: Mabel Eleanor, d. of Thomas B.

Scovil, Independence, Sept. 16, 1888; ch. :

Dennis and Jess, Jr.

Prof. Record: Formerly, County Clerk and

District Attorney of Inyo County, Calif. ; now,

Assistant Attorney General, State of Calif.

Memberships: Masons, Shrine, Elks, Rotary,

Masonic Luncheon Club; Jesters, Footprinters;

State Employees Assn. ; Phi Delta Phi.

Religion: Christian Scientist.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: (3olf.

Bus. Address : State Library and Courts Bldg.,

Sacramento, Calif.

Home Address: 1100 N Street, Sacramento
Calif. *



HESTER, Lieut. Commander James
Montgomery, U.S. Navy (ret.), A.E.,
B.D.

PufpTt-Supply and Public Speaker.
Bom: Elizabethtown (N. C), Dec. 1, 1890;
s. of Annie Eliza (CJooden) and Montgomery
Robinson Hester.

Education: Wake Forest Coll.; Crozer Theo-
logical Seminary; Univ. of Pa.

Degrees: A.B., Wake Forest Coll., 1917; B.D.,
Crozer Theol. Sem., 1924.

Married: Margaret, d. of Rev. James P. Mc-
Naughton, D.D., Constantinople (Istanbul),
Turkey, June 18, 1921; ch. : Virginia Mont-
gomery, James McNaughton, and Montgom-
ery RajTnond.

Prof. Record: Ordained Baptist Minister, Mav
29, 1914; Pastor, First Baptist Church (Ro.x-
boro, N. O, First Baptist Cliurch (Lexing-
ton, Va.), Immanuel Baptist Church (in-
terim), (Long Beach, Calif.). Appointed Chap-
Jain, U.S. Navy, Feb., 1918, ranking as Lieut.
(Jg) until June, 1922, when promoted to
Lieut., promoted to Lieut. Commander Jan. 7,
1930, retired (physical disability) Aug. 1,
1939; served as Chaplain of the following
ships : U.S.S. Pueblo, Columbia. St. Louis.
Wright, Oklahoma, Whitney, Chester and
Chaumont; served as Chaplain of the Naval
Training Station (Norfolk, Va.), Naval Home
(Philadelphia, Pa.), Naval Station (Pago
Pago, American Samoa), Naval Training Sta-
tion Newport, R. I.), Nav-y Yard (Charles-



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ton, S. C.I, ami the Submarine Base (Hono-
lulu, Hawaii); Superintendent of Edn., Amer.
Samoa, 1926-27.

Directorships : Adjutant. Disabled Amer. Vet-
trans ot World War I, Long Beach Chapter
No. 17; Mem. of the United Veterans Council,
Long Beach (Catif.).

Publications: Baraca-Philathea Hand-book
(Freeman Pub. Co.), 1913; Helping the Pastor
and Sujierwtendent (The Baraca Herald),
1915; Finishing the Course (Watchman-Ex-
aminer i, 1930; Memorial Day Prayer (The
Expositor), 1927; Hymn — Mother's Day
(Watehman-E.xaminer), 1937.
Navy Record: Chaplain in the Navy from
1918 to 1939; attached to tlie U.S. Ship
Pueblo during World War I, the ship was en-
gaged in convoy duty during the War and in
transport duty immediately after.
Awards: Victory Medal and Medal "Awarded
to the Chaplains of the Army and Navy" and
"The General War-Time Com. of the
Churclies, Federal Council of the Churches
of Christ in America."

Memberships: A.F.&.A.M.; W.O.W.; M.W.
of A.; Nat. So-journers; Amer. Legion;
D.A.V. of W.W.
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Independent.
Recreations: Philately and hiking.
Home Address: 219 Mira Mar Ave., Long
Beach, Calif.



HEWES, Agnes Danforth, A.B.

Author.

Born: of Amer. parents, Tripoli (Syria); d.
of Emily (Calhoun) and Galen Bancroft Dan-
forth.



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