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Bun. Address: Coll. of thi- I'aclllc, Stockton,

Calif.

Home Address: S'M W. I'aik St., Stockton,

Calif.

JORALEMON, Ira Beaman, A.B., M.A.

Minlnn KiiKiiU'ci'. (k'oIdkI.sI.
Born: Antwerp (New York), July 27, 1884;
s. of Mary (Beaman) and Eugene Joralemon.
Education: Harvard Univ.
Degrees: A.B., 1905, M.A., 1907, Harvard U.
Married: Dorothy Rieber of Berkeley (Calif.),
Feb. 11, 1919; ch.: IVIargaret, Peter.
Prof. Record: Engineer, Geologist and Asst.
Mgr., Calumet & Arizona Min'g Co., 1907-22;
Construction Engr. and Geologist since 1922.
Kecommended and planned development of
New Cornelia Copper Co., United Verde Ex-
tension Mining Co., Ahumada Lead Co., and
other mines.

Directorships: Pres., Desert Silver, Inc., Sum-
mit King Mines, Ltd.; Director, Bralorne
Mines, Ltd.

Publications: Romantic Copper, 1934.
Army Service: Capt. and Major A.S., 1917-
19, in France 17 months.
Awards: Chevalier, Legion d'Honneur (Fr.).
Memberships: Mining and Metallurgical So-
ciety of America; Amer. Inst. Mining and
Metall. Engrs. ; Society Economic Geology;
Phi Beta Kappa. Engineers Club (San
Francisco); Harvard Club (New York).
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 315 Montgomery St., San
Francisco, Calif.

Home Address: 168 Southampton Ave., Ber-
keley, Calif.

JORDAN-PRAY. Ada G„ A.B., M.A.
Composer-Pianiste.

Born: Livermore (Calif.), Apr. 9, 1884; d.
of Gertrude E. (Bearer) and Wendel Jordan.
Education: U. of Calif.; Royal Conservatory
of Music (Leipzig, Ger.).
Degrees: A.B., U. of Calif.; M.A.
Married: Lee Walker, s. of Ella (Hannon)
and Warren Pray, in Springport (Mich.),
Dec. 15, 1881.

Prof. Record: Teacher in Calif. High ScKs.
and Colls.; Lecturer on Music Appreciation;
Concerts, Lecture Recitals; Dir., Ada Jordan-
Pray Music Studios; Writer of poetry and
prose; Music Dir., Civic Light Opera; Dist.
Supv., Federal Music Project.
Directorships : Natl. Pres., Pi Beta Mu (Nat.
Music Dramatic Honor Soc); State Vice-
Pres., Calif. Music Teachers' Assn.
Publications: Music: Dance Themes - Eight
Contrapuntal Studies (Wesley Webster),
1940; The Seasons (Pianoforte Suite, pub.
by Arthur Stockwell, London. Eng.), 1933;
Swiss Echo Song, O Bounteous California,
Twilight Is Falling, Dancing with You (Jor-
dan Pub. Co., Gilbert, Pray); Poetry in
many anthologies. Who's Who in America
Poetry (Avon House) ; Lecture on Music in
the High School (Sierra Educ. News), 1910;
Co- Author: This Is My Land (Hurst and
Moore) ; Songs of Nature Youth and Love
(Vaughn Home Press), 1933; many unpub-
lished compositions, poetry and prose.
Memberships: Pi Beta Mu (hon.); Nat.



League Amer. Pen Women (Past-Pres.) ;
Calif. Music Teachers' As.sn. ; Calif. Com-
posers; O.E..S.; Federated clubs (I'asl-Preii.).
Religion: Unity.
Pontics: Democrat.

Recreations: Swimming, riding, gardening
and painting.

Bus. Address: Bank Bldg.. Durham, Calif.;
Jordan Publ. Co., 408'/. VIcksburg St., .San
Francisco, Calif.
Home Address: Oak Lodge, Durham, Calif.



JORGENSEN,

J.D.



Henry Garfield, A.B.,



Judge of the Superior Court of the State
of California.

Born: Pendleton (Ore.), Aug. 14, 1883; s.
of Nancy Theresa (Fitzgerald) and Peter
Jorgenson.

Education: San Jose High School and Stan-
ford Univ.

Degrees: A.B., 1907, and J.D., 1909, Stan-
ford U.

Married: Mae, d. of Rose Alice and Henry
Irvin Hull, in Palo Alto (Calif.), Aug. 17,
1909; ch.: Phyllis Mae (McCallum), MyrI
Hull (Northway), Henry Irvin.
Prof. Record: Admitted to Calif. Bar, 1908;
practiced law at Monterey, 1909-28; Mem.,
law firm of Hudson, Martin & Jorgensen,
1915-28; City Attornev, Pacific Grove, 1909-
28; City Attorney of Monterey, 1913-15;
City Attorney of Carmel-by-the-Sea, 1916-
17; Trustee, Pac. Grove Grammar and High
Sch., 1918-28; apptd. Judge of the Superior
Court of Calif, in and for Monterey County,
1928; re-elected without opposition, 1930;
and again in 1936.

Memberships: Order of the Coif; Indepen-
dent Order of Odd Fellows; F.&A.M.;
Knights of Pythias; B.P.O.E.; Rebeccas, and
Order of Eastern Star; Rotary Club.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreatio7i: Golf.
Bus. Address: Court House, Salinas, Calif.

HoTne Address: 14 Los Laureles Ave., Sa-
linas, Calif.



JORGENSON. George Ellington, A.B.,
M.D.

Pathologist-Bacteriologist (retired) .
Born: Chicago, Apr. 30, 1889; s. of Karen
(Hansen) and Jorgen Jorgenson (is a great-
grandson of the Danish adventurer and sci-
entist, the late Count Ellington Hasselrup-
Hansen of Buenos Aires, Argentine).
Education: Grand View Coll.; Valparaiso
Univ. ; Cornell Univ. ; Graduate Fellow at
Cornell Univ., 1922.

Married: Nora Bertina, d. of Josephine an^
Henry Erickson, in Gunder (Iowa), Sept.
3, 1890; ch.: Annette Marion Jorgenson
Wenrich.

Prof. Record: Engaged in general practice
and research until retired by illness; author
of scientific monographs and text books.
Publications: Diagnosis and Treatment; ser-
ies of health articles and co-author of sev-
eral novels.



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Memberships: Masons, Royal Arch Masons of
Iowa; Hollywood Authors Club.
Religion : Lutheran.
Politics: Republican.
Recreation: Gardening.

Home Address: 1843 No. Cherokee Ave., Hol-
lywood, Calif. *

JORGENSON. Nora Bertina,

A.B., Mus.B.

Musician, Composer; Editor and Publisher,
Musical Notes.

Born: Gunder (Iowa), Sept. 3, 1890; d. of
Josephine (Nelson) and Henry Erickson (is
a direct descendant of the old Duke of Brats-
burg family, which traces its lineage back
to 1278 in Skandinavian history).
Education: Oberlin College; Chicago Musical
Coll.; Ithaca Conservatory of Music; Cor-
nell Univ.; Univ. of Calif, at L. A.
Degrees: A.B. and Mus.B.
Married: Dr. G. Ellington, s. of Jorgen Jor-
genson in Chicago, Sept. 15, 1917; ch.:
Mrs. Annette Marion Jorgenson Wenrich.
Prof. Record: Concert Pianist; Radio Artist;
Composer; Teacher; Author; Co- Author of
several novels; Editor and Publisher, Mwsi-
cal Notes.

Directorship: Dir. of Publicity, Iowa Fed-
eration of Music Clubs.

Memberships: Order of Eastern Star; The
P.E.O. ; L. A. and Calif. Music Teachers'
Assn.

Religion: Lutheran.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Music, travel, drama, hiking.
Bus. Address: Musical Notes, Hollywood,
Calif.

Home Address: 1843 No. Cherokee Ave.,
Hollywood, Calif. *

JOSEPHSON, Joseph Bernard, A.B.,

M.D.

Surgeon.

Born: Chicago, Sept. 20, 1901; s. of Lola D.

(Kolp) and Bernard E. Josephson.

Education: Schools in Illinois and Montana;

Utah and California Universities.

Degrees: A.B., 1923, and M.D., 1929, U.

of Calif.

Married: Ellen, d. of George Winslow, 1931;

ch.: John, Ann, Sue, James.

Prof. Record: Bone and Joint Surgery in

San Jose.

Army Record: First Lieut, in Med. Corps

(Reserves) .

Bus. Address: 241 E. Santa Clara St., San

Jose, Calif., and 208 Medico-Dental Bldg.,

San Jose, Calif.

Ho7ne Address: 1541 The Alameda, San Jose,

Calif. *

JOY, Jason Shepherd, B.A.

Personnel Manager and Director of Public
Relations, Twentieth Century-Fox Studio.
Born: Clayville (N.Y.), Aug. 7, 1886; s. of
Mary (Shepherd) and Eugene H. Joy.
Education: High Sch. (Watertown, N. Y.);
Wesleyan Univ. (Middletown, Conn.).
Degrees: B.A., Wesleyan U., 1910.



Married: Jeannette, d. of H. D. Stevens, in
Malone (N.Y.), Nov. 15, 1887; ch.: Mar-
garet (Mrs. Farra), Suzanne Marie, and
Mary Shepherd.

Bus. Record: Executive, Fox Films, 1932;
Scenario Editor, 1934-35; Dir., Public Re-
lations, since 1935; Personnel Mgr., since
1938.

Army Service: Res. Officers, U.S. Army,
1917-20.

Meviherships: Acad, of Motion Picture Arts
and Sciences; Bel-Air Country Club.
Religion: Protestant.

Bus. Address: Twentieth Century-Fox Stu-
dio, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles,
Calif. *



JUKES. Professor Thomas Hughes,

B.S., Ph.D.

Biological Chemist; Asst. Professor, Univ.
of California, Coll. of Agriculture.
Born: Hastings (Eng.), Aug. 25, 1906; s.
of Ann (Barton) and Edward Jukes.
Education: Hastings Grammar Sch. (Eng.).
Degrees: B.S., 1930, Ph.D., 1933, Univ. of
Toronto.

Prof. Record: Nat. Research Council Fellow,
U. of Calif. (Berkeley), 1933-34; Instr., U.
of Calif. College of Agriculture (Davis),
1934-39; Asst. Prof., 1939—.
Publications: Various publications in scien-
tific journals.

Memberships: Sierra Club; Faculty Club, U.
of Calif.; Delta Tau Delta.
Religion: Protestant.
Recreations: Camping.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Davis,
Calif.
Ho7ne Address: 209 Second St., Davis, Calif.



KAGLEY, Mrs. Marie Roberta Rinear
(see RINEAR, Roberta)



KAHN. Edgar M., A.B.

Broker, Writer.

Born: San Francisco; s. of Marie (Clay-
burgh) and Ira Kahn.

Education: Leland Stanford Univ.; Grad.,
Sch. of Bus. Admin., Harvard Univ.
Degrees: A.B.

Married: Anne L., d. of Walter Scott Leven,
in San Francisco, Jan. 16, 1935; ch.: Ken-
neth Edgar and Marjorie Anne.
Prof. Record: Broker; writer; stocks and
bonds; customer's man, affiliated with J.
Barth & Co., Stocks and Bonds, Members of
New York Stock Exchange and San Fran-
cisco Stock Exchange.

Directorships: Chmn., Advancement Com.;
Boy Scouts of America, S.F. Area Council;
Public Education Society of S.F.
Publications: Cable Car Days in San Fran-
cisco (Stanford U. Press), 1940; The Life
of Andrew S. Hallidie (historical pamphlet;
California Historical Soc. Quarterly), 1940.
Memberships: Islam Temple; Roxburghe Club
of S.F.;Cal. Historical Soc; Commonwealth



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Clul) nf. Calir.; .Slorni Club; S. F. Chamber
of Com.; AiKonaul-Concorclln Club; Engin-
eers Club (S.K.).

Religion: Jewish.

Politics: Republican.

Recreationn: Hiking, tonnl.s.

Bus. Address: 482 California SI., .S,in Fran-
cisco, Gal if.

Hntne Address: 27.51 Vallcjo SI., San P'ran-
cisco. Calir.

KAHN, Professor Maurice Guthman,

M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor of Clinical Surgery, Univ. of Cali-
fornia, School of Medicine.
Born: Morri.son (III.), Mar. 27, 1873; s. of
Hermina (Guthman) and Isaac Kahn.
Education: Harvard Univ.
Degrees: M.D., cii7n Inudc. Harvard Sch. of
Med., 1898.

Married: Gertrude Berrvman, in Leadville
(Colorado), Jan. 21, 1907.

Prof. Record: Practiced as Surgeon, Denver
and Leadville (Colo.), 1900-14; Los Angeles,
1915 — ; Instr. in Anatomy, Denver and Gross
Sch. of Med., 1903-04, U. of So. Calif. Sch.
of Med., 1918-19; Surgeon, Good Samaritan
Hosp. (L.A., Calif.), 1917—; Cedars of Leb-
anon Hosp. (L.A.), 1932—; Prof, of Clinical
Surgery, Univ. of Calif. Sch. of Medicine,
1931—.

Directorships: Trustee, Federated Welfare
Organizations of Los Angeles, 1918 — .

Publications: Numerous articles in medical
journals.

Army Record: Served as Mem., Med. Bd. of
Appeals of So. Calif., during World War I.
Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Coll. of Sur-
geons (founder); Amer, Med. Assn.; Amer.
Bd. of Surgery (founder^ ; Western Surgical
Assn.; Pac. Coa.st Surgical Soc; L. A. Sur-
gical Soc. ; Mason 32° ; Harvard Club, of So.
Calif. ; Jonathan, Hillcrest Country Clubs.
Religion: Jewish.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 727 W. Seventh St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: The Town House, Los Ange-
les, Calif.

KAHN, Samuel. B.S. in E.E., Engr. D.

President, Market Street Railway Company.
Born: San Antonio (Te.x.), Oct. IS, 1882;
s. of Clara (Josey) and Achille Kahn.
Education: Public schools (San Antonio);
Univ. of Texas; Purdue Univ.
Degrees: B.S. in E.E., Purdue U., 1903-
Engr.D., Purdue U., 1936 (hon.).
Married: Rosalind Eleanor Weissbein, in San
Francisco, Apr. 19, 1915; ch.: Barbara C.
and Rosalind L.

Directorships: Pres., Market Street Ry. Co.;
Pres. and Dir., Stockton Terminal & East-
ern Railroad; Dir., Wesix National Co., and
the Anglo-California National Bank of San
Francisco.

Army Record: Chief of S. F. Ordnance Dist.
of the U.S. Army.

Bus. Address: 58 Sutter St., San Francisco,
Calif.

Home Address: 50 Baj'wood Ave., San Mateo
Calif.



A.H., H.L.S.,



KAISER, John Boynton,

M.L.S.

City Librarian, Public Library, Oakland.
Rom: Cleveland (Ohio), Jan. 1, 1887; h. of
Beza N. (Boynton) and Peter Henry Kal.ser.
Education: Western Reserve Univ. (Cleve-
land); New York Stale Library Sch. (now
at Columbia).

Degrees: A.B., Western Res. Univ., 1908;
B.L.S., 1910 and M.L.S., 1917, N. Y. State
Library School.

Married: Gertrude I. (dec, Apr. 2, 1940),
d. of Alice E. and Charles J. Swift, at Los
Angeles, Nov. 14, 1910; ch.: Boynton Swift.
Prof. Record: Engaged in professional li-
brary work in Cleveland (Ohio), Albany
(N.Y.), Austin (Tex.), Univ. of Illinois (Ur-
bana), Tacoma (Wash.), U. of Iowa (Iowa
City), Oakland (Calif.); City Librarian,
Public Library (Oakland, Calif.); Lecturer
in Librarianship, U. of Calif. Grad. Lib.
Sch., 1939—.

Publications: Various professional publica-
tions.

War Record: (Civilian) Camp Librarian,
Camp Knox (Kentucky), and Camp Upton
(N.Y.), 1918-19.

Memberships: Amer. Lib. Assn.; Calif. Lib.
Assn.; Pac. N.W. Lib. Assn.; Amer. Soc.
for Pub. Adm., Nat. Mun. League; Civil
Service Aseembly; West. Govtl. Research
Assn.; A.A.A.S.; Beta Theta Pi, Phi Delta
Phi, Phi Beta Kappa; Rotary (Intnl.); Fac-
ulty (U. of Calif.); Commonwealth (S.F.);
Calif. Writers; Athens Athletic (Oakland);
Outlook (Oakland).
Religio7i: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Public Library, Oakland, Calif.
Home Address: 150 Lake St., Oakland, Calif.



KALL. Alexis. Mus.D.
Lecturer, Piano Teacher.

Born: St. Petersbourg (Russia), 1878; s. of
Sophie (von Schlichtin) and Theodor Kail.
Education: Univ. of St. Petersbourg; Univer-
sities of Leipsick, Berlin, and Heidelburg.
Degrees: Mus.D., U. of Leipsick, 1902.
Prof. Record: First to introduce history of
music in Russian Univs. ; Founder and Dir.
of the "Popular Conservatory" of St. Peters-
bourg; lectured in Russia and Siberia; left
Russia for Japan and then U.S.A.. 1917; in
Los Angeles (Calif.), 1918 — ; opened private
piano studio; his pupils for 11 yrs. gave an
annual recital in the Philharmonic Audito-
rium; delivered public lectures with Nina
Koshetz, Joseph Piastro, Igor Stravinsky,
et al, all over U.S.A.; also, in different
universities, as Harvard, U. of Chicago, Ari-
zona, etc.

Publications: Philosophy of Music of Aris-
totle (Leipsick), 1902; articles on music in
Art and Archaeology and Musical Quarterly.

Awards: Knight of the Holy Sepulchre in
Jerusalem, and many Russian decorations.
Memberships: Russian- American Art Club
(former Pres. and Founder).
Religion: Greek-Orthodox.
Politics: Democrat.

Home Address: 143 So. Gramercy PI., Los
Angeles, Calif. *



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KAMPS, Norman H.

Artist. Author. Publisher.
Born: Appleton (\Vis.>. Feb. 26. 1896; s. of
Julia (Schreiter) and Theodore E. Kamps.
Education: Appleton and Milwaukee (Wis.):
Chicago (111. I; Graduate, Chicago Art Inst.;
studied at Amer. Acad, of Art.
Prof. Record: Author of: With An American
Artist in Me.rjco and Early California, "1933;
Patron Saintx of the California Missions,
1939- Aztec Picture Writing, 1939: Mexican
Costumes and Customs, 1940; Contributor to:
Metropolitan Museum of Art; Los Angeles
Library; Pasadena Library: Univ. of Calif.;
Harvard Univ. ; and numerous schools, col-
leges, libraries and visual education depts.,
Los Angeles Times; Pencil Points; A^nericnn
Architect; Game and Gossip; Christian Art
Quarterly; Queens Page, etc.
Armu Record: Served on Mexican Border,
1916^ and in World War I, 19 mos. (16 mos.
overseas), machine gunner in Rainbow Div.;
wounded twice.
Religion: Catholic.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Walking, philosophy, essay writ-
ing, nature study, reading.
Bus. Address: P. O. Box 82, Pasadena,
Calif.

Home Address: 385 No. Raymond Ave.,
Pasadena, Calif.



KANIN, Garson

Motion Picture Producer; Director, RKO
Studio.

Born: Rochester (N.Y.), Nov. 24, 1912.
Education: Amer. Acad, of Dramatic Arts
(New York).

Prof. Record: Asst. to George Abbott (New
York), 1933-.37; Asso. Producer, Samuel
Goidwvn, 1937-38; Producer and Director,
RKO Studio, since 1938. Plays directed by
him are: Hitch Your Wagon (New York),
1935: Too Many Heroes (New York), 1937.
Pictures directed by him are: A Man to
Remember, and Next Time I Marry (RKO),
1938- The Great Man Votes, and Bachelor
Mother (RKO), 1939; My Favorite Wife,
and They Knew What They Wanted (RKO),
1940; Tom, Dick and Harry (RKO), 1941.
Memberships: Acad, of Motion Picture Arts
and Sciences.

Recreations: Library of theatre and motion
picture volumes; golf.

Bus. Address: RKO Studio, 780 No. Cower,
St., Hollywood, Calif.

Home Address: 700 No. Bundy Dr.. Los An-
geles, Calif.

KAPLAN, Professor Joseph. B.S., M.A.,
Ph.D., F.A.P.S.

Professor of Physics. Univ. of California,
Los Angeles.

Born: Tapolcza (Hungary), Sept. 8. 1902;
s. of Rosa (Lowy) and Henry K. Kaplan.
Education: Received education at Johns Hop-
kins Univ. (Baltimore, Md.).
Degrees: B.S., 1924, M.A., 1926, Ph.D., 1927,
Johns Hopkins U.

Prof. Record: Came to the U. S., 1910. Re-
search Fellow, Princeton, 1927; Asst. Prof,
of Physics, U.C.L.A., 1928-35; Asso. Prof.,



1935, Prof., since 1940, also Chmn., Dept.
of Physics; Discoverer of Laboratory Pro-
ductions of Auroral Spectrum and Light of
Night Sky; also two .series of Nitrogen
Spectra known as the Vegard-Kaplan Bands
and Goldstein-Kaplan Bands; Discoverer of
Atomic Nitrogen in earth's upper atmos-
phere. Chmn., West L. A. Co-ordinatmg
Council. «

Publications: Contributor of articles to
Physical Review and other scientific pubis.
Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Physical Soc;
Commn. 22, Internat. Astron. Union; Amer.
Astron. Soc; Amer. Geophys. Soc; Astron.
Soc of the Pacific; Soc. for Research on
Meteorites; Tau Beta Pi, Tau Delta Phi;
Scabbard and Blade; West Los Angeles Rot-
ary (Vice-Pres., 1937; Pres., 1938).
Religion: Jewish.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Los An-
geles, W. Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 1732 Kelton, W. Los Angeles,
Calif.

KATZ. Ernst Herbert. Mus.B.
Conductor, Pianist, Composer; Music Edu-
cator Ernst H. Katz Academy of Music;
Founder-Conductor of The Little Symphony
Orchestra.

Born: Detroit (Mich.), Apr. 14, 1914; s. of
Mary (Sobole) and William Katz.
Education: Garfield H. S. (Los Angeles);
College of Music of The Univ. of the
West; Chapman College.

Degrees: Mus.B., Coll. of Music, U. of the
West, 1934.

Prof Record: Established the Ernst H. Katz
Acad of Music in 1933; inaugurated regular
Sun. Eve. "Lecture-Concerts" during same
year- appeared in concerts throughout the
United States since 1925; founded and con-
ducted the Little Symphony Orchestra since
Jan. 22, 1937; conducted symphonic broad-
casts on Calif, and major networks; founded
sponsoring group of the Little Symphony Or-
chestra as Little Symphony Orchestra Assn.
in 1939.

Publications: The Poppy Trail (a pianistic
fantasy with reader, composed in 1934 with
lyrics by Lucille Evans); Five Miniature Im-
pressions for Trio, 1934; music to the Ballet,
Siren of the Nile; incidental music to the
Bamboo Songs (poems by Fay Strawn Camp-
bell) ; and numerous piano compositions and
orchestral numbers.

Awards: Gold Medal Award for "outstand-
ing pianistic accomplishment" in 1925 and
1927.

Memberships: Member of Exec. Com. of the
Advisory Bd. of The Little Symphony Or-
chestra Assn.

Home Address: 723 So. Woods Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif.

KATZ. Phil C.

Public Administrator, City and County of

San Francisco.

Born- San Francisco (Calif.), Dec. 12, 1887;

s. of Virginia (Barker) and Fred A. Katz.

Education: Public schools of San Francisco.

Army Record: Sergeant Co. C 363rd Inf.,

1917-19.

Awards: Congressional Medal of Honor,

Medaille Milltalre; Croix de Guerre; Italian

War Cross; Montenegran Medal of Bravery.



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MrDihcrsliip.i: Masons, Shrine: Native Sons
Colck-n West; Sflols; Amer. I.CKlon; Army
and Navy I.O),'lon of Valor: Olympic Club;
Tyeo Club; CoUlcn Calc An^HnK and Cast-
InK Club.

Religion : Presbyterian.
Politicx : Repu 1)1 lea n .
Recreations: Fishing.

BtiK. Adiireux: Cilv Hall. San Franeisco,
Calif.

Home Adrlresx: 71 Parker- Ave., San Fran-
cisco. Calif. •

KAUCHER, Professor Dorothy May-
berry, A.B., B.S., M.A., B.J., Ph.D.

Kducalor. Author: Asso. Professor of Speech,
San Jose Slate College.

Born: St. Joseph (Mo.), Oct. 27, 1892; s. of
Amanda M. (Mumm) and Lawrence Wash-
ington Kaucher.

E/iitcntian: Mniv. of Mo., Univ. of Calif..
Univ. of Grenoble (France) ; Cornell Univ.
Degrees: A.B., B.S., 1915, M.A., 1920. B.J.,
1924, U. of Mo.; Ph.D., Cornell, 1928.
Prof. Record: Instr. of Eng., Univ. of Mo.;
Asst. Prof, of Eng., Wells Coll.; A.sst. Prof,
of Public Speaking, U. of Calif.: Asso. Prof,
of Speech, San Jo.so State College: writer
and lecturer on Amcricn's Frontier of the
Air. 1930-40 (based upon transcontinental
U. S. flights, and flying clipper flights over
the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans and to So.
Amer. and up the Amazon) ; winner of
third nat. award for aviation writing, 1940,
in annual Transcontinental and Western Air
contest: first air passenger in world to
spend a vacation on Wake Island, Pacific
Ocean: first passenger to fly from Amer.
to Isle of Man; Asso. Edit., Airlanes Mag-
azine.

PuhUratinns: Author of Modern Drama; One
Act Plays; Mr. Bumpus and Bosun; avia-
tion articles: America's Mid-Pacific Airport;
Streamlined Mayflower, 19,39; Amazon
Flight: Land of the Manxmen; Cods of the
Clouds; Flight of Miss Valkyrie; West of
the Sunset; East of the Dawn; Who's a Hero
Now; Skymaster; Pacific Flight; Topping
the Air of Earth; Sitter-in-the-Sky.
Aumrds: Honorary Admiral of the Flagship
Fleet of Amer. Airwavs; Member of 100,000
Miles Club of United Airlines.
Memberships: Phi Mu (nat.soror.). Phi Beta
Kappa, Pi Lambda Theta; Quota Internat. ;
Penwomen; Cornell Women's Club.
Recreations: Aviation.

Bus. Address: San Jose State Coll., San
Jose, Calif.

Home Address: 715 E. San Fernando, San
Jose, Calif. •

KAUFFMAN. Rachel Levy

Social Service Worker, Society Columnist.
Born: Santa Barbara (Calif.), Oct. 14, 1872;
d. of Sarah (Rheins) and Cerf Levy.

Education: Santa Barbara Public Schools:
Paris (France).

Married: Jules, s. of Joseph Kaufman, of
Bonxweiler (Alsace). Oct. IS, 1896: ch.:
Lelia (married to Henry Fligelman of Minn.).
Prof. Record: Past Mem.. Social Service
Commn. of L. A.; Past Pres., Art Commn.
of L. A.; Past Pres. and Co-founder, Los
Angeles Section, Nat. Council of Jewish



Women, and State Fcdcr/illon of 'I'emplo
Sisterhoods; Past I'res. and Founder of Fed.
of L. A. Jewish Women's Organizations; Co-
founder and Past Vlce-Pres., Alliance Fran-
calso of L. A.

Memhcmhips: Alpha Epsllon Phi (hon. mem-
ber); Society for Jewish Culture (hon. Pres.).
Religion: Jewish.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 2.34 No. Norton Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif.

KAUFMAN. Louis

Solo Violinist.

Rnrn: Portland (Ore.), May 10, 1905; s. of

Pauline (Adler) and I. Kaufman.

Education: Institute of Musical Art (New
York).

Degrees.- Artists Degree and Loeb $1,000 prize

(N.Y. ) 1927; Naumberg Award with N.Y.
debut, 1928 (at Town Hall).
Married: Annette, d. of F. J. Leibole, in
New York City, April 16, 193.3.
Prof. Record: Toured in Europe and Am-
erica, both as Solo Artist and as a member
of chamber-music ensembles: also made ra-
dio appearances and recorded violin solos for
many important film scores; N.Y. recitals
(solo) at Town Hall in March, 1938 and
1940; recorded Columbia records.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Chamber-music, art, literature,
theatre.

Home Address: 835 Westholme Ave., W. Los
Angeles, Calif.

KAUFMAN. Louis W.. LL.B.

Judge of the Municipal Court; Judge of the
Justice Court; Deputy City Defender.
Born: Los Angeles, May 27, 1897; s. of
Mamie (Weinsveig) and Hyman Kaufman.
Education: Univ. of Southern Calif.
Degrees: LL.B., Univ. of So. Calif., 1918.
Married: Ann, d. of Dr. Myer Getz, in Chi-
cago (111.).

Prof. Record: Admitted and practiced before
the Supreme Court of the United States in
1925.

Memberships: Elks; Masons; Shrine; Optim-
ists.

Recreations: Tennis, golf, fishing.

Bus. Address: Hall of Justice, Los Angeles,

Calif. *



KAUFMANN, N., Gordon Bernie.

F.A.I.A.
Architect.

Born: London (England), March 19, 1888; s.
of Gustav Kaufmann.

Education: London, and on the Continent.
Prof. Record: Came to the U.S., 1914. Some
of his works are: Newspaper plant of Los
Angeles Times; Santa Anita Race Track;
Los Angeles Turf Club: Scripps College,
Claremont (Calif.); Dormitories and Athen-



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