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geles, Calif.


Artist, Etcher, Lecturer.
Born: Fairfield (Iowa); d. of Lydia Jane
(Raver) of III. and Lewis William Klinker,
D.D., of Iowa.

Education: Polytechnic High Sch. (Los An-
geles) ; Univ. of Calif., Los Angeles (for
three yrs.); studied art at Julienne and
Colarossi Acadys; in Paris (France) under
numerous painters: Will Foster, A.N. A., Paul
Lauritz, Anna A. Hills, Sam Hyde Harris
and under Mildred Bryant Brooks (Etcher).
Prof. Record: Has preserved the charm of
Old Calif, in her series of paintings. The
Romance of Old Adobes, Landmarks, Pion-
eers of Early California (hung at the San
Diego E.xpn., 1933-34 and at Treasure Island,
1939-40) and in a series of Historical Trees
of Califorina (exhibited at Treasure Island,
1940) ; painted a series of Pioneer Portraits


of California, eighteen of which wore repro-
duced In color In the Los AngeloH Sunday
Times; has exhibited at the I'hiladelphia
Acad, of Fine Arts, The Natl. Acad. fNew
York), Internat. Prlntmaker, Jxjs Angeles
Mus., Laguna Beach Art Gallery, (Jakland
Art (;allery, De.scrt Inn Art Gallery (Palm
Springs); (Jump's (San Franci.sco), Los An-
geles City Hall, and numerous women's
clubs; in New York, at the Grand Central
Galleries, Amer. .Soc. of Etchers; Ed., Wom-
en Painters of the West Newsie, 19.33-35-
writes editorials; had etchings In Fine Arts
(Calif. BIdg.), Treasure Island; her latest
art endeavor is designing etchings of land-
marks for china plate designs; she has com-
pleted twenty-five of these plates for various
important U.S. cities including one for Alas-
ka and one for Honolulu.

Memberships: Calif. Art Club; Women Paint-
ers of the West (Pres., 1941-42); Calif Soc
of Etchers; The Amer. Soc. of Etchers, Inc •
The Los Angeles Art Assn.; Histl. Soc. of
So. Calif.; Los Fiesteros; Friday Morning
and Orpheus Clubs (Los Angeles; Hon

Aioards: Numerous awards among them
being: First Prize Portrait, Our Last Forty-
Nmer, L.A. Mus.; Echo of the Olympics Ex-
hibition with the Women Painters of the
West; Trophy-portraits of Will Rogers and
Wiley Post entitled Heroes of the Air, LA
Mus.; First Prize (Asso. Print Award) 'caiif'
Soc. of Etchers, 1938; First Prize (Blue Rib-
bon) Etching, Calif. Bldg., Treasure Island.
Religion: Protestant, Christian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Bridge.

Home Address: 830 Capitola PI., Los An-
geles, Calif.

KLUMPKE. Anna Elizabeth

Portrait Painter.

Born: San Farncisco (Calif.); d. of Dorothea
M. (Tolle) and John Gerard Klumpke.
Education: San Francisco, and Europe
(France). Pupil of Tony Robert Fleury and
Rosa Bonheur.

Prof. Record: Corresponding Member, French
Society of Art (Paris). Her portraits are
represented in many private collections in
France and America. Miss Klumpke estab-
lished the Prix Rosa Bonheur at the Paris
Society of French Painters; the Anna Klum-
pke Prix at the Society of the Legion of
Honor, Paris; the Musee Rosa Bonheur at
the Palace of Fontainbleau (France), con-
taining a large collection of oil paintings,
water colors and drawings by Rosa Bonheur
presented by Anna Klumpke as a gift to
the French Nation. On Sept. 18, 1940 at
Treasure Island (San Francisco), Miss
Klumpke was honored as one of California's
most distinguished Women Artists. Her works
are represented in: Lu.xembourg Annex Mu-
seum, American section (Paris), bv the paint-
ing The Tivo Friends; by the second portrait
of Rosa Bonheur at Fontainbleau Palace-
in the New York Metropolitan Museum by
the first portrait of Rosa Bonheur. Her por-
traits are also in U. of Chicago; Federation
of Arts (Washington, D.C.); the do Young
Memorial Museum (San Francisco); in the
Palace of the Legion of Honor (San Fran-
cisco) by the picture Mother and Child with
Two Flags (French and American).
Publications: Author of Rosa Bonheur: Sa
Vie Et Son Oeuvre (pub. by Ernest Flam-


marion, Paris). 1908; Memoirs of an Artist,
edited by Lilian Whiting (Boston), 1940.
Amu, Service: During the World War Miss
klumpke offered the home Rosa Bonhe^ui
had given her to the military authorities.
Under their direction it became a convale-
scent home for French wounded and Paralyz-
Id soldiers, the expense being defrayed by
Miss Klumpke and her American friends.
Awards- Presented by the French Government
wUh silver war medal; in 1924, awarded the
cross of Chevalier, de la Legion dHonneur
and in 1936, was promoted to Off.cier, de
a Le-ion d'Honneur. For her work m art,
she has received silver medals from the
Paris Salon, gold medal for best 'g"re from
the Penn. Academy, bronze medal at the bt.
Louis Exposition.
Recreations: Languages.

H07ne Address: 731 - 14th Ave.. San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

KLUMPKEY, (Miss) Julia. A.B.

Composer; Violinist-Teacher.
Born- San Francisco (Calif.); d. of Dorothea
(Tolle) and John G. Klumpkey.
Education: Brevet Superieur (Pfris France) ;
New England Conservatory (Boston). Fon-
tainebleau Conservatory (France).
Degrees: A.B., Brevet Superieur (Paris.
France) .

Prof. Record: Violinist. Violin Teacher Com-
poser- studied with: G. Remy. E. Ysaye Leo-
pold kuer, Maurice Hewitt. Williani Henley
^London). Percy Goetschuis, Nadia Boulang-
er and A. Dieudonne in Paris and Fontaine-
bleau (France). Was for several years as-
sociated with the Music School at Converse
Coll. (Spartanburg, S.C.) as Head of the
Violin Dept. and Dir. of the orchestra.
Compositions: Several anthems for mixed
voices; Vocal Number, words by Lilian Wh t-
ing- Songs for Children, Christina Rosetti;
In 'Flanders Fields; Candle Lighting Song
(given at Treasure Island Exposition); 2
Suites for Violin and Piano— Moods and Lul-
laby (Violin and Piano); Tone Poem for
voices and string orcehstra; Twin Guardians
of the Golden Gate (performed in San Fran-
csco)- Suite for Small Orchestra— String
Trios; String Quartet, Viola Suites and many

Memberships: Alumni Assoc, Fontalnebleau
Conservatory (Paris); Women Musicians
Club (San Francisco); Women s City Club
(San Francisco); The National League for
Woman's Service; Alumni Assoc, of New
England Conservatory of Music; F.P.C.M.
(Femmes Professeurs et Compositeurs de
Musique, in Paris, France) ; Calif^ Composers
Soc; Music Teachers Assn. of Calif.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Study of Languages and travel.
Home Address: 731 - 14th Ave., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

KNAPP. Professor Maud Lombard,

A.B., M.A.

Associate Professor of Physical Education,
Dir. of Physical Education for Women, Stan-
ford Univ.

Born: Eugene (Oregon), Dec. 10, 1897; d. of
Elizabeth (Stibbens) and Atmer Lombard.
Education: Eugene (Oregon) Public Schools
and High School; Univ. of Oregon; Univ. of

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Oregon, 1919; M.A.,
Univ. of Wisconsin. 1924.

Married: Stanley Moser, s. of George and
Susan Knapp. at Eugene (Oregon), Dec 25,
1929; ch.: Stanley Lombard, Elizabeth Ann.
Prof'. Record: Teacher of Dance, Heinline
School of Music (Rcseburg, Oregon), 1919-
20- Asst. Supervisor of Physical Education,
Eugene Public Schools and High School 1919-
■^S- Dir Physical Ed. for Women, Western
State Teachers' Coll. (Macomb. 111.), 1924-
25- Dir , Physical Ed. for Women and Asso-
ciate Prof., San Jose State Coll. (Calif.),
19'75-37- Dir., Phvsical Ed. for Women and
Assoc. Prof., Stanford Univ. (Calif.), 1937
to present time.

Directorships: Vice-Pres., the Western Soc.
of Depts. of Physical Ed. for College Wom-
en. President, Channing Parent-Teachers

Memberships: P.E.O. (Women's Organiza-
tion); Pi Lambda Theta (Nat Hon. Ed
Frat.); State and Nat. Assoc, for Health
Physical Ed. and Recreation; Calif. Teachers
Assoc - Western Soc. of Depts. of Physical
Ed for Coll. Women; Nat. Asso. of Directors
of Phys. Ed. for College Women.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Badminton.
Bus. Address: Stanford University, Calif.
Home Address: 1110 Forest Ave.. Palo Alto^

KNEZEVICH, John J(ovanov)

Editor, Publisher, Palos Verdes News; Au-
thor, Review of Events Column.
Born: Zagreb (Yugoslavia) Dec. 15. ISgT;
s. of Milosava (Kodich) and Jovan P. Kneze-

Education: Zagreb and Belgrade (Yugoslav-
ia); Los Angeles (Calif.); Southwestern

Married: Laurel Angellne, d. of Ella Ram-
sey (Knapp) and Captain Ole Ol-
son, at Inglewood (Calif.), Aug. 20, 1929.
Prof Record: Publisher, Editor of Unity;
Editor of National Herald; Pub. and Editor
of Southside Cooperator (all in Los Angeles);
Gen Mgr of Great Western Aircraft Corp.,
Dir "of Pub. Relations for Pacific Electric
Railway; at present Editor and Publisher,
palos Verdes Nexos (Palos Verdes Estates)
Dir of Publ. Relations for Hollywood Turf
Club- for past eight yrs.. Author of Review
of Events column published in a number of
newspapers; Lecturer on foreign affairs.
Directorships: Dir., Public Realtions, Holly-
wood Turf Club.

Publications: Co-Author of The Thorough-
bred in Calif.; over 1000 editorials, etc. Au-
thor of Horse Racitig and California Agri-

War Service: U.S.S.S., 1917-18.
Memberships: Calif. Conservationists (Pres) ;
Associated District Newspapers of Los An-
geles (Vice-Pres.); Rotary International;
YMCA- Palos Verdes Anglers; Palos Verdes
Country Club; Hollywood Turf Club; Jona-
than Club of L.A.; So. Calif. Auto Club;
Nat Editorial Assn.; Calif. Newspaper Pub-
lishers Assn.; (two committees) L.A Ch or
Comm.; Commitee, Nat. Defense, So^ Bay
Region; (Vice-Pres.) Palos Verdes Ch. of
Comm. ; Harbor Chambers of Comm. ; South-
west Highways Associations; Committee



Amer. Red Cross (Los Angeles); etc.
Religion: Eastern Orthodox Episcopal.
Politics: Democrut.

Recreations: Hunting, fishing, golf, horse-
back riding.

Bus. Address: Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.
Home Address: •112fS Dognan Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

KNEZEVICH. Laurel Angelina Olson,


Elementary School Teacher.
Born: Sturgeon Bay (Wis.), Dec. 8, 1898;
d. of Ella Ramsey (Knapp) and Captain Ole
Bartinius Olson.

Education: Sturgeon Bay (Wis.) Pub. Schs.;
Osh Kosh (Wis.) Teachers Coll.; Santa Bar-
bara (Calif.) Teachers Coll.; Occidental Coll.
(Calif.); U. of Calif. (Los Angeles); U. of
So. Calif.

Degrees: A.B., U. of So. Calif., 1930.
Married: John J., s. of Milosava (Kodich)
and Jovan P. Knezevich, in Inglewood
(Calif.), Aug. 20, 1929.

Prof. Record: Sch. Teacher; Past Vice-Pres.,
Nat. Edn. Assn. of U.S.; Past Pres. of Los
Angeles Elem. Teachers Club; Past Vice-
Chmn., Affiliated Teachers Orgns. of L.A.;
Past Pres., Teachers Bus. and Prof. Wom-
ens' Club of Los Angeles: Past State Pub.
Chmn., Calif. Fedn. of Bus. and Profnl.
Women; Organizer and Founder of World
Affairs Seminar (Riverside, Calif.).
Directorships: Mem., E.\ec. Bd. of Tenth
Dist., Calif. Congress of Parents and Teach-
ers; Mem., President's Council of L.A. Dist.
of Calif. Fedn. of Women's Clubs; Exec.
Bd., Women's Civic Conf. of L.A. : Mem.,
Conv. Com., L.A. Chamber of Commerce;
E.xec. Bd., Council of International Rela-
tions; Radio Chmn., L.A. Dist. Fdn., Bus.
and Profnl. Women's Clubs: State (Calif.)
Council of Edn., Calif. Teachers Assn.;
Mem., Adv. Bd., Com. on Academic Free-
dom for the Nat. Edn. Assn. of the U.S.
Meynberships: Delta Kappa Gamma (Nat.
Sor. ) ; Women's Athletic Club of Los An-
geles; L.A. Bus. and Profnl. Women; League
of Women Voters; Women Auxiliary Com-
munity Service of L.A. Chamber of Com-
merce; Nat. Congress of Parents and Teach-
ers; L.A. Elem. Teachers Club; Calif. Teach-
ers Assn. ; Life Mem., Nat. Edn. Assn. of
the U.S.; Ladies of Internat. Rotary; etc.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Fishing and outdoor life in gen-

Bus. Address: Los Angeles Board of Educa-
tion, Chamber of Commerce Bldg., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 4125 Degnan Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

KNIBBS, Henry Herbert


Born: Niagra Falls (Ontario, Can.), 1874;

s. of Sara A. and George Knibbs.

Education: Woodstock Coll. (Can.); Ridley

Coll. (Can.); Harvard Univ.

Married: Ida J., d. of (Jeorge Pfeiffer, in

Buffalo (N.Y.).

Prof. Record: Stenog., East Buffalo Iron

Works; Stenog. Div. Freight Office, B.R.&P.

Ry.; Pvt. Secy., Traffic Mgr., B.R.&P. Ry.;
has been writing for thirty-three yrs.
Put/licfitiims: Firnt Pormn, 1908; Lout Farm
(Utini>. 1912; Hlrphcn Mnrcli'H Way. 191.'J;
(JvtrUtnd Red. 19M; H'nu/H of thi; OutlandH.
1914; Sundown Slim. 1915; Ridern of the
Stars, I'.nH: Tang of Life, 1917; Ridin' Kid
from Powder River, 1919; Songn of the Trail,
1920; Partners of Chance, 1921; Saddle
Songs. 1922; Wild Horses. 1924; Temescal.
1925; Sungazers, 192(i; Sunny Mateel, 1927;
Songs of the Lost Frontier. 19.30; Gentlemen,
Hush! (with Turbese Lummis), 19.33; The
Tonto Kid, 1936; short stories and verse have
appeared in leading publications and antholo-

Recreations: Walking.

Home Address: 851 So. Coast Blvd., La Jolla,
Calif., Descanso, Calif.


Educator; Director of Public Relations, Mills

Born: New York City, March 16, 1912; s. of
Mary (Paine) and Reginald Canning Knick-

Education: Dartmouth Coll.; Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: A.B., Dartmouth Coll., 1933; M.A.,
Univ. of Calif., 1939.

Married: Nancy, d. of Estelle (Van Buskirk)
and Chauncey Ira Burt, at San Francisco
(Calif.), June 12, 1940.

Prof. Record: J. M. Mathes, Inc., 1933-34;
John J. Duffy Studios, 1934-35; O'Dea Shel-
don & Co., Inc., 1935-37 (all in New York);
Amer. Optical Co. (San Francisco), 1937-38;
Univ. of Calif., 19.38-39; Advertising Produ-
cers, Inc. (San Francisco), 1939-40; Mills
Coll., 1940 - ; (Jr. E.xecutive of Ad. Prod-
ucers, Inc. and West Coast Pub. Manager of
Am. Optical Co.).

Directorships: Dir. of Public Relations, Mills

Memberships: Beta Theta Pi.

Religion: Roman Catholic.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Mills College, Oakland, Calif.

Home Addres: 6015 Majestic Ave., Oakland,

Calif. *

KNIGHT, Clifford Reynolds


Born: Fulton (Kan.), Dec. 7, 1886; s. of
Flora Belle (Reynolds) and Wesley C. Knight.
Education: Washburn Coll.; Univ. of Mich.
Married: Jessamine, d. of Wm. H. and Jen-
nie W. Paret, at Kansas City (Mo.), Oct. 1,

Prof. Record: Railroad service prior to World
War; Asst. Prof., Officers' Sch.. Yale U.,
1918-19; Editorial Staff, The Kansas City
Star (Kansas City, Mo.), 1920-29, since then
a free lance writer.

Publications: Published novels: Tommy of the
Voices, 1918, The Affair of the Scarlet Crab,
1937, The Affair of the Heavenly Voice, 1937,
The Affair of the Ginger Lei, 1938, The Af-
fair at Palm Springs, 1938, The Affair of the
Black Sombrero, 1939, The Affair on the
Painted Desert, 1939, The Affair of the Cir-
cus Queen, 1940, The Affair in Death Val-
ley, 1940, The Affair of the Crimson Gull,



Me7nberships: Dir., Authors Club (Holly-
wood); Dir., Calif. Writers Guild.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 1428 Pandora Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

KNIGHT, Goodwin J., A.B.

Judge of the Superior Court of Los Angeles.
Born: Provo City (Utah),, Dec. 9, 1896; s.
of Lillio J. (Milner) and Jess Knight.
Education: Stanford Univ.; Cornell Univ.
Degrees: A.B., Stanford U., 1919.
Married: Arvilla, d. of Arthur W. Cooley,
at Los Angeles, Sept. 9, 1925; ch.: Marilyn,

Prof. Record: Admitted to practice of law,
March, 1921; practiced in Los Angeles until
Sept., 1935, then appointed to Superior Court
(elected for si.x yr. term), Aug., 1936; in
1933 purchased Elephant-Eagle Mines at Mo-
jave, operated these mines until May, 1935,
when they were sold to Lodestar Mining Co.
Directorships: Vice-Pres., Treasurer, Ele-
phant Mining Co.

Publicatiojis: Single vol. of Boys Stories en-
titled Goods Budget of Boys Stories, pub-
lished in 1911; has written articles for legal

Navy Record: Seaman Second Class, World
War I.

Memberships: Alpha Delta Phi, Sigma Delta
Chi, Phi Alpha Delta, Delta Sigma Rho;
Scottish Rite Mason; Am. Legion; Elks.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf.

Bus. Address: City Hall, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 344 So. Las Palmas Ave.,
Los Angeles, Calif. *

KNIGHT, Helen M.

Housewife, Civic Worker.

Born: Virginia City (Nevada); d. of Margia
(Strouse) and James McCreadie.
Education: Virginia City (Nevada) and ex-
tension courses at San Francisco (Calif.).
Married: Edward Dexter Knight (Attorney)
in San Francisco (Calif.), July 5, 1899; ch.:
Mrs. James K. Thrasher (Helen Margaret),
Mrs. Eugene I. Harrington (Edna Christmas).
Prof. Record: Served during World War I as
Chmn., Women's Liberty Loan Comm., First,
Second and Third drives, 1916-18, and as
Dir., Women's Div. Gov. Savings Organiza-
tion, 12th Fed. Reserve Dist., 1918-21; Or-
ganized first Women's Banking Dept. in
West; Dir., Women's Dept. Bank of Italy,
1921-27; Asst. Vice-Pres. Bank of America,
1927-31; Managing Dir., Western Women's
Club, 1931-37; Past-Pres., Corona Club, San
Francisco (Calif.) ; Calif. Fed. Women's Clubs;
Western Women's Club (San Francisco) ;
Chmn., Bd. Trustees, General Fed. Women's
Clubs, 1932-40. Retired from active busi-

Directoi]ships : Chmn., Benevolent Fund
Comm., Order Eastern Star; State of Calif.
Parliamentarian; Corona Club (San Francis-
co, Calif.).

Memberships: Corona Club; Calif. Federa-
tion; General Fed. Women's Clubs; Eastern

Star; Emeritus Club of Calif.; Past State
Presidents Club of America.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 58 Woodland Ave., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.


Mine owner and Operator.
Born: Provo City (Utah), Sept. 12, 1865; s.
of Caroline (Loveless) and Newel Knight.
Education: Univ. of Michigan.
Degrees: LL.B., U. of Mich., 1893.
Married: Lillie J., d. of Judge John B. Milner
in Provo City (Utah); ch.: Dolly K. Land,
and (ioodwin J.

Prof. Record: Practiced law, Provo (Utah),
1893-96; has been engaged as a Mine Owner
and Operator in Utah, Nevada, Mexico and
California, 1896—.

Directorships: Pres., Elephant Mining Com-

Memberships: Mason, Elk.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Address: Box 184, Mojave, Calif. *

KNIGHT. Professor Melvin M.. A.B.,
M.A., Ph.D.

Economist; Author; Professor of Economics,
University of California.

Born: Bloomington (111.), Apr. 29, 1887; s.
of Julia Ann (Hyneman) and Winton C.

Education: Miligan Coll. (Tenn.); Univ. of
Tenn.; Tex. Christian Univ. (Fort Worth);
Univ. of Chicago; Clark Univ.
Degrees: A.B., 1913, M.A., 1914, Tex. Chris-
tian Univ.; Ph.D., Clark U., 1917.
Married: Eleanor Gehmann Keller, April 28,

Prof. Record: Asst. Prof., History, Tex.
Christian U., 1914-16; Asst. Prof., Govern-
ment, Hunter Coll. (New York City), (half-
year), 1920; Asst. Prof., Economics, U. of
Utah, 1920-21; Asst. Prof., History, Colum-
bia, 1921-25; Amherst Memorial Fellow (re-
search work in West Indies and French Col-
onies), 1925-28; Asso. Prof., Economics. U.
of Calif., 1928-30; Prof., 1930—.
Publications: Taboo and Genetics (with Dr.
Iva L. Peters and Dr. Phyllis Blanchard),
1920; Econornic History of Europe to the End
of the Middle Ages, 1926; The Americans in
Sayito Domingo. 1928; Economic History o}
Europe in Modern Times (with H. E. Barnes
and Felix Flugel), 1928; Introduction to Mod-
ern Economic History, 1937; Morocco as a
French Economic Venture, 1937; Translator,
The Economic Interpretation of History
(from French of Henri See), 1929; Contbr. to
Essays in Intellectual History, 1929, and ar-
ticles and reviews on European and colonial
economic history.

War Record: Served with French, Amer. and
Roumanian armies and Amer. Red Cross,

Memberships: Amer. Econ. Assn.; Amer.
Hist. Assn.; Econ. Hist. Soc. (London);
Socete d-Histoire Moderne; Assn. Amer. Vols.
with French Army; Beta Gamma Sigma;

Aivards: Awarded Roumanian Merit Cross,
First Class.



Bus. Addrr.i: Univ. of Calll'ortila, Horkcloy,

Home Address: l.'ii)7 I.ii Loma Ave,, Berke-
ley, Calif.

KNIGHT, Samuel. A.B., LL.B.


Born: San Krancisc'u (Calll'.i, s. of 10ll/;ibeth
(IlalRhl) and Samuel Knlghl; Crand.son of
Fletcher M. IlaiKht, First Fed. .ludKe for
So. District of Calif, appointed by President
Lincoln; Nephew of Henry II. liaifiht, for-
mer Governor of Calil'., and Kreal-ijrandson
of Gen. Samuel Haight of Revolutionary

Education: Yale Univ.; Columbia Law School.
Degrees: A.B., Yale U., 1887; LL.B., Colum-
bia Law School, 1889.
Married: Mary Holbrook, Oct. 8, 1895.
Prof. Record: Was admitted to the Bar of
New York in 1889, Calif., 1890, U.S. Supreme
Court in 1893; engaged in the practice of
law since his admission; now. Senior Part-
ner in the firm of Knight, Boland & Rior-
dan (San Francisco); served as Assistant U.
S. Attorney; and later, U. S. Attorney for
the No. District of Calif., 1893-98; repre-
sented the Dept. of Justice in Calif, during
the Amer. Ry. Union strike, 1894; represen-
ted mine owners of Nome (Alaska), in im-
portant litigation from 1900-03 and was se-
lected by the citizens there to obtain at
Washington the removal of federal officials
of Nome charged with corruption; has also
been engaged in other noteworthy litigation.
Directorships: One of the Founders (and a
former Trustee) of Hillsborough, Calif.
Army Record: Major on the Staff of Major-
General Shanks, 16th Div., U. S. Army, dur-
ing World War I.

Awards: Awarded the Serbian Cross of St.
Sava in 1917, for services in connection
with the German invasion of Serbia.
Memberships: Honorary member, Central
Com. of Amer. Red Cross (Washington, D.C.)
(and was, until his resigation, Chmn. of the
San Francisco Chapter, of which he is one
of the Founders) ; San Francisco City and
County, Calif. State and Amer. Bar Assns. ;
Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Skull
and Bones (Yale); Burlingame Country Club;
Pac. Union and Commonwealth Clubs (San
Francisco); Metropolitan Club (Washington,
D.C); Elizabethan Club (New Haven); Mon-
tecito County Club (Santa Barbara); Univer-
sity Club (New Y'ork) ; Yale Assn. of No.

Bus. Address: 444 California St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Addresses: 2234 Forest View Rd.,
Hillsborough, Calif.; 151 Buena Vista Rd.,
Santa Barbara, Calif.

KNIGHT. Thomas Fenton

Assemblyman (Calif. Legis.), Lemon Grower.
Born: Alanthus Grove, Mo., April 23, 1882,
s. of Elizabeth F. (Lilly) and Jesse Knight.
Education: La Cafiada Grammar School;
Pasadena High Sch. ; Northwestern Medical

Married: Julia Willoughby, d. of Joanna Rod-
man and Henry Churchill Murrav in Los An-
geles (Calif.), Aug. 23, 1913; eh.: Elizabeth
Rodman Knight and Thomas Fenton, Jr.
Prof. Record: Reporter, Chicago Inter-Ocean,
1904, Los Angeles Morning Herald, 1905,

Lo.s Angeles Examiner, 1906-07; with Jense
Knight & Son (Growers & ShlpporH of Calif.
Cltru.s Frultst, 1908-10; A.sso. with Jno. O.
Knight & Co. (Insurance & Stock Brokerage
Hu.s,t, 1911-15; Mgr., Stock & Bond Dept.,
B.O. Kendall Co., Pa.sadena, 191fi-19; Mgr.,
Stock & Bond Dept., Nat. Bk. & Trust Co.,
now I'a.sadena Branch Security-First Nat.
Bk. of Los Angeles., 1919-22; Pros.. & Gen.
Mgr., Knight, Stetson & Lester, Inc. (In-
vestment Securities & Stock Brokerage) to
1929; merged with Los Angeles Investment
Securities Co., which ceased business In 1931;
Corporate Reorganization Management, 1932

Directorships: Dir., Consolidated Rock Prod-
ucts Co.; Secy. -Dir., United Laboratories;
Pres. and Dir., Brookmore Co.
Memberships: Univ. Club of Pasadena; Stock
E.xchange Club of Los Angeles; Sons of the
Revolution; Phi Rho Sigma.
Religion: Congregational.

Politics: Republican (Assemblyman Calif.
Legis., Representative 48th Dist., 1939-43).
Bus. Address: 629 So. Spring St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: RR 1, Box 390, La Cafiada,

Other Address: State Capitol, Sacramento,

KNOLES. Tully Cleon. A.B., M.A.,
D.D., LL.D.

Educator; President, College of the Pacific.
Born: Petersburg (111.), Jan. 6, 1876; s. of
Laura Ellen (Hart) and Thomas Stone

Educations: Univ. of So. Calif.
Degrees: A.B., U. of So. Calif., 1903; M.A.,
1908, D.D., 1919, LL.D., 1927, Coll. of the
Pac; D.D., Pac. Sch. of Religion, 1940.
Married: Emilv Isabel, d. of Jennie S. and
Peter E. Walline, Aug. 23, 1899 in Ontario
(Calif.); ch.: Lorraine Isabel, Dorothy Ann,

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