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1934; Pres., Chicago Chapter, Internat. Soc.
Contemporary Music, 1927-34.

Directorships: Dir., Calif. Composers' Soc,

1940—; Editorial Bd., De Paul U. Press

(Chicago).

Publications: Music and Its Makers; String

Quartet No. 1; Piano Quintet; I Violin and

Piano Sonata; Chorale, for Orch., many

smaller works.

Army Service: A.E.F. Signal Corps, France,

1918.

Awards: David Bispham Medal for opera

Shylock by Amer. Opera Soc, 1929.

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Liberal.

Recreations: Hiking, tennis, and swimming.

Home Address 1369 Hyde St., San Francisco,

Calif.; 62 Cooper Sq., New York City; 64 E.

Lake St., Chicago, 111.; 61 Ave. Malakoff,

Paris, XVI, France.



LAWLER, Hilda Erode (Mrs. Oscar)

Homemaker, Civic Worker.
Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), Feb. 16, 1878;
d. of Clara (Alexander) and Charles Erode.
Education: Miss Marsh's Sch. for Young
Ladies; Episcopal Sch. (Los Angeles).
Married: Oscar Lawler, in Los Angeles, June
17, 1901; ch.: Charles Brode (sculptor), Jane
Lawler Stern (homemaker), Oscar Thorn
(bank, trust dept.), and Ross (student,
Yale) .

Directorships: Dir., Children's Hospital Soc.

and So. Calif. Symphony Assn. (Los Angeles).

Memberships: Bel- Air Garden Club.

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Garden and walking.

Home Address: 916 No. Crescent Dr., Beverly

Hills, Calif.

LAWRENCE, Andrew M.

Newspaper Publisher and Editor; Managing
Director, Pacific Coast Literary and News
Bureau.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.)
Married: Minnie M. Young, of San Francisco
(Calif.), Oct. 30, 1884; ch.: Edna G. P. and
Randolph L. (dec.)

Bus. Record: Began as Reporter, 1884; later
City Editor, Wash. Correspondent, and Man-
aging Editor, San Francisco Examiner, with
which was connected 14 yrs. ; moved to Chi-



cago as Managing Editor, Hearst's Chicago
American, made Publl.sher 1!X)3; Pres. and
Pub., Chicago Examiner, until 1915; Pres.,
Editor, and Owner, San Francl.sco Journal,
1919; founded Chicago Journal of Commerce,
1920; at present. Managing Dir., Pacific
Coast Literary and News Bureau (S.F.,
Calif.); Mem., Calif. Legislature, 1887-88;
Del. at-large from 111., Dem. Nat. Con.,
1904

Bus. Address: Park Lane Apts., San Fran-
cl.sco, Calif.

Home Address: 1100 Sacramento St., San
Francisco, Calif. •

LAWRENCE. Carl Gustavus.

Litt.B., M.A., LL.D.

President Emeritus, Northern State Teach-
ers College.

Born: Madison (Wis.), Jan. 12, 1871; s. Of
Bertha Marie (Hull) and Ole H. Lawrence.
Education: Madison (Wis.)
Degrees: Litt.B., Univ. of Wis., 1894; M.A.,
Univ. of S. Dak., 1919; LL.D., Yankton
Coll., 1930.

Married: Gunda Regina, d. of Eric Jacobson,
in Lincoln Co. (So. Dak.), Dec. 2, 1874; ch.:
Dr. Ernest Orlando, Ph.D., Yale, and Dr.
John H., M.D., Harvard.

Prof. Record: Prof, of Latin and History,
Augustus Coll. (Canton, So. Dak.), 1894-98;
Citv Supt. of Schs., Canton (S. Dak.), 1898-
1906, 1914-19; County Supt. of Schs., Lincoln
Co. (S. Dak.), 1906-10; State Supt. of Pub.
Instruction for S. Dak., 1910-14; Pres.,
Southern State Normal Sch. (Springfield,
S. Dak.), 1919-33; Pres., Northern State
Teachers Coll. (Aberdeen, S. Dak.), 1933-39
(Emeritus, 1939).

Membe-'-ships: Rotary and City Commons
Clubs (Berkeley, Calif.); Masonic Consistory
(Yankton, S. Dak.) ; Shrine (Aberdeen, S.
Dak).; Hon. Mem., U. of Calif. Faculty
Club.

Religion: Lutheran.
Politics: Independent.
Recreations: Golf, hunting, and fishing.
Home Address: 2441 Haste St., Berkeley,
Calif.; Univ. Faculty Club, Univ. of Califor-
nia, Berkeley, Calif.

LAWRENCE, Professor Ernest O., A.B.,
M.A., Ph.D., Sc.D., LL.D.

Physicist; Director, Radiation Laboratories,
and Professor of Physics, University of
California.

Born: Canton (S. Dak.), Aug. 8, 1901; s.
of Gunda (Jacobson) and Carl Gustavus
Lawrence.

Education: Pub. Schs. (S. Dak.); St. Olaf's
Coll. (Minn.); Univ. of Minn.: Univ. of
S. Dakota; U. of Chicago; Yale Univ.
Degrees: A.B., U. of S. Dak., 1922; M.A., U.
of Minn., 1923; Ph.D., Yale U., 1925; Hon-
orary: Sc.D., U. of S. Dak., 1936, Stevens
Inst, of Tech., 1937, Yale U., 1937, Prince-
ton Univ., 1937; LL.D., Univ. of Mich., 1938;
D.Sc, Harvard, 1941.

Married: Mary Kimberly, d. of Dr. CJeorge
Blumer, in New Haven (Conn.), May 14,
1932; ch. : John Eric (1934), Margaret Brad-
ley (1936), Mary Kimberly (1939), and Rob-
ert Donald (1941).

Prof. Record: Natl. Res. Fellow, Yale, 1925-
27; Asst. Prof, of Physics, Yale, 1927-28;



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Assoc. Prof, of Physics, Univ. of Calif., 1928-
30 Prof., since 1930; also Dir. of Radiation
Lab., U. of Calif., since 1936.
Publications: Contr., to Proc. Natl. Acad, of
Sci. and Phys. Review.

Awards: 1937: Elliot Cresson Medal of Frank-
lin Inst.; Research Corp. Prize and Plaque;
Comslock Prize of Natl. Acad, of Sciences;
Hughes Medal of Royal Soc. (Eng.); 1939:
Nobel Prize for Physics; 1940: William C.
Dunn Trophy of Amer. Legion; Duddell
Medal, London Physical Soc.
Memberships: Bohemian Club (hon. mem.);
Faculty Club, U. of Calif.
Recreations: Tennis and music.
Bus. Address. Radiation Laboratory, Univ. of
California, Berkeley, Calif.
Home Address: 111 Tamalpais Rd., Berkeley,
Calif.

LAWRENCE. Gladys Wilkinson

Housewife, Philanthropist.
Born: Lincoln (Neb.), May 30; d. of Sarah
Price (Rees) and Hon. Richard Wilkinson.
Education: Smith Coll.; Univ. of Neb.; In-
diana Conservatory of Music; Les Hirondelles
(Geneva, Switzerland).

Married: Paul William, s. of William Dodge
Lawrence, in Lincoln (Neb.); eh.: Paul
William, Jr. (1922).

Directorships: Mem., Bd. of Dir., Assistance
League; Pres., Natl. Flower Guild and
Charity League.

Publications: The Family Tree (Lawrence
Family History) ; The House of Rees (Wil-
kinson Family) ; Editor, The Wheel of Do,
8 yrs. ; has had numerous articles on colls.,
fraternities, and sororities published.
Memberships: Gamma Phi Beta; Delta Omi-
cron (Natl. Musical Sorority) ; Phi Kappa
Theta (Natl. Social Service Sorority).
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Non-partisan.

Recreations: Skating, riding, and swimming.
Bus. Address: 5746 Venice Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 1630 Strand, Hermosa Beach,
Calif.; Wilkinson Bldg., Lincoln, Neb., and
10557 Fontenelle Way, Bel-Air, Los Angeles,
Calif.

LAWRENCE, John

Dance Director, Author.

Born: Bell Plaine (Minn.), Aug. 25, 1907;
s. of Johanna (Deprill) and John Schiestl.
Education: Junior Coll. (Los Angeles); Univ.
of Calif., Los Angeles; Univ. of So. Calif.
Prof. Record: Conductor of Dance Orchestra
(Wis.); conducted largest dance classes in
Adult Educ, Los Angeles Bd. of Educ; Re-
creation Supervisor for So. Calif.; among
first to give Dance Exhibitions for Television
(Los Angeles) ; given special credential from
State Dept. of Social Arts.
Publications: How Hollywood Dances, 1941;
Ballroom Dancing of Today and its Eti-
quette, 1939; Author of books and articles
on recreation, physical culture, and dancing.
Memberships: Adult Educ. Assn. of Amer.
Religion: Catholic.

Recreations: Hiking and athletic sports.
Home Address: Ambassador Station, P.O.
Box 113, Los Angeles, Calif.



LAWRENCE, L. H. "Larry"

Owner Lawrence Insurance Agency.
Born: Doland (S. Dak.), Nov. 30, 1892; s. of
Mary Jane (Jones) and Walter B. Lawrence.
Education: Doland High Sch.; S. Dak. State
Coll.

Married: Bonnie C, d. of Lillian M. Dodd,
in Thief River Falls (Minn.), Oct. 28, 1914;
ch.: Robert Dean.

Bus. Record: Lawrence Mortgage Co., Pen-
nington Abstract Co. (Thief River Falls,
Minn.), 1919-22; Clancy, Butters and Lawr-
ence Insurance Agency (Des Moines, la.),
1922-27; Lawrence Insurance Agency (Glen-
dale, Calif.), since 1927.

Directorships: Pres., Glendale Chamber of

Commerce; Chmn., Salvation Army Advisory

Bd.

Army Service: Infantry, 1918.

Memberships: Amer. Legion; F. & A. M.;

Consistory; Shrine; Lions.

Religion: Episcopal.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Fishing, hunting, and athletics.

Bits. Address: 143 No. Brand Blvd., Glendale,

Calif.

Home Address: 1630 Idlewood Rd., Glendale,

Calif. *

LAWRENCE. Raymond D..

A.B., M.A., Ph.D.

Writer, Columnist, Teacher; Chief Editorial
Writer, Oakland Tribune.

Born: Chehalis (Wash.), Oct. 21, 1904; s. of
Arlette (Brown) and Lafayette Lawrence.
Education: Univ. of Ore.; Univ. of Calif.;
Sorbonne.

Degrees: A.B., 1926, M.A., 1927, U. of Ore.;
Ph.D., U. of Calif., 1937.

Bus Record: Fifteen yrs. on newspapers in
Calif., Ore., and New York; two years
Correspondent in Europe; Faculty Mem.,
Stanford Univ. ; Summer Session Faculty,
U. of Calif., U. of Ore., U. of Kans., and
Ohio State University.

Publications: Censorship and Propaganda (U.
of Ore.), 1928; numerous articles in social
science journals.

Memberships: Delta Tau Delta; Sigma Delta
Chi; Pi Sigma Alpha.
Religion: Episcopal.

Bus. Address: Oakland Tribune, Oakland,
Calif.

Home Address: 2851 Buena Vista Way, Ber-
keley, Calif.

LAWSON, F(loyd) Melvyn. A.B., M.A.
Principal, Sacramento Senior High School.
Born: Sacramento (Calif.), June 5, 1907; s.
of Lena (Dunkeson) and Gray Lawson.
Education: Roseville Public Schools; Collegt
of the Pacific; Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: A.B., 1928, M.A., 1935, College of
the Pacific.

Married: Verna M., d. of Amelia (Theiss)
and Wm. H. Kopka, in Sacramento (Calif.),
June 29, 1932.

Prof Record: Teacher, Sacramento Senior
High School, 1929-31; Counselor, Sacramento
Senior High School, 1931-36; Vice-Pres., and
Program Chmn., Sacramento Community



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Forum, 1936-'ll; Pres., College of I'aclfif.
Alumni Assn., U);«)-;J7; Vlco-Prln. In cliurKO
or Instruction. Sacr.imento .Senior III(,'h School,
19;i(;-'l(); Ro.si'iirch A.s.soc, Slunfonl Social
Eilucatlon InvcsllKallon, Summer, KKiS); Mem.
Of State Dept. of Education Social Studies
Comm.. li);!!) - n; Prln., Sacramento Senior
High School, IMO— .

Publications: Co-author with Verna Kopka
Lawson, of. Our America: Today and Yester-
day. D.C. (Textbook), Heath and Co., 19.38:
Study Ouide to Our Ainerica Today and Yes-
terday. D.C, Heath, 1910; Teachers Guide
Book, Heath, 1938. Magazine: Numerous art-
icles on teaching methods and social science
topics.

Awards: Winner of Distinguished Service
Award of the National Junior Chamber of
Commerce, Sacramento, 1939.
Memberships: Theta Alpha Phi (honorary
dramatics). Pi Gamma Mu (honorary social
science). Phi Delta Kappa (honorary educa-
tion), Rho Lambda Phi (social), Scottish
Rite Bodies 32° (Masonic), Block Letter Soc-
iety (athletic).

Religion: Protestant (Lutheran).
Politics: Non-partisan.
Recreations: Tennis and hunting.
Bus. Address: Sacramento Senior High School,
34th and Broadway, Sacramento, Calif.
Home Address: 2704 22nd St., Sacramento,
Calif.



LAWSON, Harry Alexander

Owner and Publisher, Eagle Rock Sentinel.
Born: Prince Edwards Island (Canada), Sept.
16, 1S83; s. Of Barbara (Lefergy) and John
Lawson.

Education: Received his education from the
High School at Owatonna (Minn.).
Married: Eva M., d. of W. M. Dynes in
Owatonna (Minn.), Mar. 23, 1907; ch. :
Dynes H. and Mrs. Donald Swanson.
Prof. Record: Reporter, Sports Editor, Pol-
itical Editor, Telegraph Editor, City Editor,
Managing Editor and Publisher of the Boise
Capital News, Boise (Idaho) ; Telegraph Ed-
itor of the Morning Statesman, Walla Walla;
Editor of the Journal, Owatonna (Minn.);
Pres., Boise (Idaho), Chamber of Commerce
in 1923; Pres., the Idaho Automobile Assn.;
Pres., Boise Exchange Club; Pres., Eagle
Rock Chamber of Commerce for 7 yrs. ;
Pres., Los Angeles Newspaper Service Bur-
eau; Former Pres., Metropolitan Los Angeles
Unit, of the Calif. Newspaper Publishers
Assn.; Past-Dir., of the Calif. Newspaper
Publishers Assn; now Owner and Publisher
of the Eagle Rock Sentinel. Former Mem.,
Knights of Pythias and Benevolent Order
of Elks. Member House of Representatives,
Idaho Legislature, 1913.

Army Record : Civilian Aide for the state of
Idaho to the Secretary of War in 1918.
Five years member of Minnesota National
Guard, Company I, Owatonna (Minn.)

Politics: Republican. Member Idaho Repub-
lican State Central Committee. Idaho dele-
gate Republican convention Kansas City,
1929.

Bus. Address: Eagle Rock Sentinel, 2012
Colorado Blvd., Eagle Rock, Calif.
Home Address: 2479 Loy Lane, Eagle Rock,
Calif. •



LAWSON. Lucie Isabella. A.B., M.A.
In.slruclor In .Speoch, .San Jose .State College.
Horn: Anoka fMinn.), Jan. l.'j, 1913; d. of
Elvina (Chenevert) and John .S. Law.son.

Education: Anoka (Minn.), Public Schools;
Univ. of Minnesota; Univ. of So. Calif.

Degrees: A.B., 1935, M.A., 1939, U. of Minn.
Prof. Record: Research Asst., Educational
P.sych ilogy at U. of Minn., 19.'i5-.36; Teach-
ing A.sst., Dept. of Speech, U. of Minn., 19.37-
.'!'.); Inslr., Dept, of Speech at Occidental
College, Los Angeles, 1939-40; Instr. Dept.
of Speech at San Jose State College, 1940^.
Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma
Uho, Zeta Phi Eta; Mortar Board, Western
Assn. of Teachers of Speech.
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Swimming and music.
Bus. Address: San Jose State College, San
Jose, Calif.

Home Address: 470 E. Washington St., San
Jose, Calif.



LAWSON. Robert MacKay. C.P.A.

Certified Public Accountant.
Born: Scotland, May 12, 1897; s. of Jeanie
(Strang) and John Ramsay Lawson.
Education: Lauder Tech. (Scotland).
Married: Amy Bates, in Spokane (Wash.),
June 12, 1919; ch. : Donald Ramsay and
Doreen.

Prof. Record: Has been in practice of Public
Accountancy since 1925; in addition to private
practice, has had special assignments by the
State of California; also has been inde-
pendent Auditor for a number of cities (now
acting as such) and acted as Auditor for the
Los Angeles Grand Jury during the past
2 years.

Memberships: Amer. Inst, of Accountants,
and Calif. Society of Certified Public Ac-
countants; Univ. Club of Pasadena (Treas.);
Oneonta; New Century Club.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: First Trust Building, Pasadena,
Calif.

Home Address: 3210 E. California St., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

LAWSON. Verna Margarethe (Eop-
ka). A.B., M.A.
Teacher, Lecturer.

Born: Sacramento (Calif.), Sept. 16, 1905;
d. of Amelia Christina (Theiss) and Henry
August William Kopka.

Education: Sacramento and Roseville Ele-
mentary Schools; Roseville Grammar School;
Roseville High (1 yr.); Oakland Technical
High (2 yrs.); Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: A.B. (in History and Music), May
1925, M.A., (in History), May 1926, U. of
Calif.

Married: Floyd Melvyn, s. of Lena (Dunke-
son) and Gray Lawson in Sacramento (Calif.)
June 29, 1932.

Prof. Record: Reader and Teaching Fellow
in Music and History at U. of Calif., 1924-
26; Asst. Supervisor of Music, Sacramento
Elementary Schools, 1926-27; Teacher of



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Social Studies, Sacramento High School.
1927-32- Lecturer on Current Events, 1932 — ;
International Relations Chmn., Sacramento
Branch A.A.U.W., 1932-40, Second Vice-
Pres, Sacramento A.A.U.W., 1933-34; Teach-
er Extension Division, U. ot Calif., 19^3-35
Teacher Adult Groups, Sacramento, 1934-36
Executive Secy., Sacramento City Teachers
Assn 1932-36; Corresponding Secy., Sacra-
mento A.A.U.VV., 1939-40; Chmn., U of
Calif Alumni Scholarship Com. (District 2),
1939-40; Mem. of State Department's Social
Studies Comm., 1939-41.

Directorships: Pres., Sacramento Valley Phi
Beta Kappa; First Vice-Pres., Sacramento
A A U.W., 1940-41; Pres., Sacramento A. A.
u!w., 1941-42.

Publications: The Controversy Over the Altar
of Victory in the Fourth Century, A.D. (M.A.
Thesis 1926) ; The Pi Sigma Gamma Song
Book, 1927; A Study Guide to World Civil-
ization, (with Nellie (Sodbolt), D. C. Heath,
1935- Our America Today and Yesterday,
(witli F. Melvyn Lawson) D. C. Heath, 1938;
Teacher's Guide for Our America Today and
Yesterday, (with F. Melvyn Lawson) D. C.
Heath, 1938; A Study Guide for Our America,
Today and Yesterday, (with F. Melvyn Law-
son) D C Heath, 1940; articles on teaching
methods in The Social Studies Magazine;
The Development of Methods for Retarded
Groups in the Social Studies (with F. Melvyn
Lawson), in the Fifth Yearbook of the Na-
tional Council of the Social Studies, 1935.
Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa (1924) Sigma
Kappa Alpha (1925), Alpha Mu (1924), Pi
Lambda Theta (1926), Delta Kappa Gamma
(1937), Beta Sigma Omicron; P.E.O. Amer
Assn of Univ. Women; Amer. Historical
Soc • Natl. Council of Social Studies; Amer.
Academy of Political Science; Calif. Alumni
Assn.

Religion: Lutheran.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Dancing, walking, tennis, gar-
dening, and reading.

Home Address: 2704 22nd St., Sacramento,
Calif.



LAWTON. Vingie E. Roe

Novelist, Short Story Writer.
Born: Oxford (Kan.), Dec. 7, 1879; d. of
Clarissa Caroline (Castanien) and Dr. Morris
Pool Roe.

Education: Privately and by father (a col-
lege man), and mother (an ex-school teacher).
Married: Raymond Chester, s. of Clara and
Perry Lawton in Oklahoma City (Okla.), Apr.
12, 1907.

Prof Record: Short stories published in prac-
tically all the leading magazines of the coun-
try, also in London and the Colonies, over a
period of 34 yrs. Novels published by Dodd,
Mead and Co., Doubleday Page, Doubleday,
Doran and Co., M.S. Mill Co. include the fol-
lowing: Maid of the Whispering Hills; The
Primal Lure; The Heart of Night Wind; A
Divine Egotist; Sharon of Lost Valley; Val of
Paradise; Nameless River; Monsieur of the
Rainbows; Wild Hearts; Flame of the Border;
The Splendid Road Black Belle Rides the
Uplands (six of these novels have been
filmed with such stars as William S. Hart,
Jack Holt, and Lionel Barrymore) ; Sons to
Fortune; Glory in the Gum Woods; Guns of
the Round Stone Valley; The Golden Tide;
Wild Harvest (will be off the press next
month) .



Memberships: Calif. Writers' Club; Nat.

League of Amer. Pen Women; P.E.N.

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Swimming, dancing, horseback

riding.

Home Address: Rim Rock Ranch, Napa,

Calif.

LAYMAN, Professor Mary H(elen),

M.D.

Clin. Professor of Pediatrics and Director,
Div. of Child Psychiatry, Stanford Medical
School.

Born: Alameda (Calif.), Aug. 19, 1884; d.
of Lily May (Tompkins) and Fred W. Lay-
man.

Education: Universities of Berlin, Heidelberg,
and Munich.

Degrees: M.D., Ludwig Maximilian U. of
Munich, 1913.

Prof. Record: Asst. in Internal Medicine and
Pediatrics, Munich, 1913-16; Stanford Med-
ical School, since 1917.

Memberships: No. Calif. Pediatr. Soc; No.
Calif. Ment. Hyg. Soc; A.M. A.; San Fran-
cisco Co. Med. Soc; A.E.I. (Women's Med-
ical Frat.).
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Hiking, traveling, and photog-
raphy.

Bus. Address: Stanford Medical School, San
Francisco, Calif.

Home Address: 2156 Pacific Ave., San Fran-
cisco, Calif. *

LEA, Clarence Frederick

Lawyer; Representative in Congress, First
District California, Chairman Interstate and
Foreign Commerce Committee.
Born: Lake County (Calif.), July 11, 1874;
s. of Elizabeth (Trower) and James M. Lea.
Education: Common Schools; Stanford Univ.;
Denver Law School.

Degrees: Univ. Denver Law School, 1898.
Married: Daisy A. Wright in Santa Rosa
(Calif.), July 18, 1907.

Prof. Record: Admitted to Bar (Calif.), July
11, 1898; Dist. Atty., Sonoma County (Calif.),
1907-17; Mem. of Congress, 1917-40 and re-
elected to the 77th Congress.
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: 1332 House Office Bldg.,
Washington, D.C.

Home Address: 719 North St., Santa Rosa,
Calif. •

LEACH, Professor Rowland Edgar,

A.B., Mus.B.

Conductor, Composer; Professor of Violin
and Theory, University of Redlands.
Born: Haverhill (Mass.), Apr. 26, 1885; s.
of Annie M. (Flanders) and Arthur E.
Leach.

Education: Public schools, Haverhill; Welles-
ley (Mass.), High School; New England Con-
servatory of Mus. ; Beloit College; Yale.



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Degrees: A.H., 1!)08, Ik-luil ; Mus.B., 3910,
Yale.

Married: Chnrloltc Van Wlckle Jacobs, d. of
Fred P. Vun Wlckle, In Chicago (111.), Aug.
16, 1922.

Prof. Record: Has held many recitals In Chi-
cago, Indianapolis, New Haven, Los Angeles,
etc.; Conductor, Hock ford (III.), Symphony,
DePauw Symphony, many smaller orchestras,
Riverside Community Opera Assn., choruses
and choirs; publicly performed compositions
still In mss. include: Ttvo Sonatas for Violin
and Piano, 60 songs, Suite for Organ, Concert
Overture in O Minor, Idyll for Orchestra,
Maxitnua (dramatic episode for baritone and
orchestra), chamber music, many sacred solos
and anthems; Lecturer on Music and Art;
private studio, Rockford (111.), 1910-13; Con-
certmaster, Calgary (Alberta) Symphony Or-
chestra, 1913-14; Prof, of Violin and Theory,
Bush Conservatory (Chicago), 1914-28; Prof.
of Violin, Harmony and Ensemble, DePauw
Univ. (Greencastle, Indiana), 1928-33; Prof.
of Violin and Theory, Univ. of Redlands,
1928 — . Composition Prize, Yale, 1909.
Publications: University Harmony (Edwards
Brothers) ; Cantata, Great and Marvelous (H.
W. Gray) ; Seven Casual Brevities for Organ
(H. W. Gray) ; Impromptu, for violin and
piano (Carl Fischer) ; Four Songs (Clayton
F. Summy Co.); Etude Caprice for Piano
(Clayton F. Summy) ; Warner's Standard
Graded Violin Course (Editor), (Chart Music
Publishing House) ; Reveille, for chorus (Hall
and McCreary).

Memberships: Temple Lodge, No. 47, F. &
A. M. ; Amer. Composers Alliance; Soc. of
Native Amer. Composers; Amer. Assn. of
Univ. Professors; Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia;
Soc. of Pi Kappa Lambda, Beta Theta Pi;
Sodalitas pro Artibus et Litteris (Redlands) ;
Redlands Art Guild.
Religion : Protestant.
Politics: Independent.

Recreations: Bo.xing, painting in oil, water-
color and pastel (One-man show, Univ. of
Redlands, Mar., 1939; 2nd. Exhibit, Jan.,
1941).

Bus. Address: Univ. of Redlands, Redalnds,
Calif.

Home Address: 650 Cypress Circle, Redlands,
Calif.

LEAKE, Professor Chauncey D(epew)

Litt.B., M.S., Ph.D.

Physiologist; Professor of Pharmacology, Li-
brarian Medical Center Library, and Lec-
turer on Human Relations, University of Cali-
fornia.

Born: Elizabeth (N.J.), Sept. 5, 1896; s. of
Helen Caroline (Luttgen) and Frank Walker
Leake.

Education: Princeton; Univ. of Wis.
Degrees: Litt.B., 1917, Princeton; M.S., 1920,
Ph.D., 1923, Univ. of Wis.
Married: Elizabeth Naflcy, d. of Margaret
(Ross) and William C. Wilson, in Keokuk
(Iowa), Oct. 1, 1921; eh.: (Chauncey (b. 1927)
and Wilson (b. 1930).

Prof. Record: Teaching and research in Physi-
ology and Pharmacology, U. of Wis., 1920-
28; since 1928 at Univ. of Calif.
Directorships : Pres., Family Relations Center,
San Francisco; Librarian, Calif. Academy of
Sciences; Dir., St. Luke's Hospital, San Fran-
cisco; Vice-Pres., Amer. Assn. for the Ad-



vancement of Scl.; DIr.. History of Scl. Soc.;
VIce-Pro.s., Soc. for Experimental Biology
and Medicine; Pres. Bd., Annual Rev. Physi-
ology; Calif. Acad. Sciences.
Publications: Percivat's Medical Ethic a
(Mall. I. 1927; Ed. and Trans., Harvey's Mo-
tion (if the Heart (3 editions since 1928) ;
.some 150 scientific and historical articles.
Army Record: Chemical Warfare Service,
1918-19.

Awards: Honorary Scroll Internat. Anesthesia
Research Soc, 1928.

Memberships: Hon. Fellow, American College
of Dentists; Faculty (Berkeley); Bohemian
(San Francisco).

Recreations: Art projects, and book-collect-
ing.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Medical
Center, San Francisco, Calif.
Home Address: 81 Lopez Ave., San Fran-
cisco, Calif. •

LEALE, Marion Whitfield. B.L.

Editor, Writer.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.), Dec. 1882; d.
of Fannie A. (Cheney) and John Leale.
Education: Pacific Heights Grammar Sch.
(San Francisco) ; Girls' High Sch. of San
Francisco; Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: B.L., U. of Calif., 1904.
Prof. Record: Organizing Executive Secy.,
National League for Woman's Service of
California, 1917-18; Mgr. of the Building Pro-
ject of the Women's City Club of Ssm Fran-
cisco, 1922-26; Mgr., Women's City Club and
Exec. Secy., Nat. League for Woman's Ser-
vice, 1925-28; Mem., Prytanean Soc, U. of
Calif., 1904; elected to Nat. Institute of Soc.
Sciences, 1932.

Directorships: Dir., Assn. of Collegiate Alum-
nae (San Francisco Branch) ; Dir., National
League for Woman's Service of Calif.; Pres.,
Post Street Investment Co.
Publications: Editor, Women's City Club
Magazine of San Francisco; collaborator.
Recollections of a Tule Sailor (by John
Leale; George Fields, publisher).



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