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Brothers Motion Picture Studios (creative
research). Has written radio scripts for
William Farnum, Lee Tracy, Alison Skip-
worth, Ralph Forbes, and many others, in
manuscript, three act stage play Bright Star.
one act play Dark Harvest, saga of Thanks-
giving titled Deliverance (given in 1937 at
Philharmonic Auditroium) ; National Radio
Chairman, for three years; MacDowell Radio

Piiblications : Songs: Service, Glory, Master
of the Forge, Little Blue Gate, Meadows of
the Lord, Destiny, Oh Perfect Day, Lady
With the Moonbeam Slippers, Air Castles,
I Had No Songs Until Today, Song of Steel,
The Button Tree, an operetta (Pubis.: Schir-
mers, Presser, Galaxy, Fo.x and Wills).
Memberships: Warner Brothers Studio Guild;
Radio Writers Guild; Calif. Writers Guild;
Spec. Libraries Assn.; Amer. Red Cross.
Religion: Judaism.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Hiking.

Bus. Address: Warner Brothers Motion Pic-
ture Studios, Hollywood, Calif.
Home Address: 1609 No. Normandie, Holly-
wood, Calif.

LYNN. Professor Robert Henry.

A.B., M.A., Th.M.

Professor of Religion, University of Redlands.

Born: Grand Pass (Mo.), Jan. 13, 1892; s.

of Susan Elizabeth (Williams) and William

Franklin Lynn.

Education: Ottawa Univ.; Colgate-Rochester

Divinity School; The Divinity School of the

Univ. of Chicago; Berkeley Baptist Divinity

School; Pacific School of Religion.

Degrees: A.B., 1920, M.A., 1923; Th.M.,


Married: Margaret Anna, d. of Albert C.

White in Dover (Idaho), Sept. 18, 1923; ch..

Robert Merrifield, Arthur Whiting, Elizabeth

Anna, Margaret Mallory, David Northrup.

Prof. Record: Pastor, First Baptist Church



(Woodstock, III.i; Doan /iikI ActliiK Privs.,
Till" Coloriido Women's Collcno ( Di-nver.
CoIo.>; Pastor, The Sixth Avenue Baptist
Church (Tacoma, Wash.); Prof, of UoliRlon,
The University of Kedlands (Calif, t
Annn Record: U.S. Army, 1918.
Memberships: Pi Kappa Delta; Am. Assn.
Univ. Professors; Natl. Assn. Biblical Instruc-
tors; Natl. Council Baptist Ministers.
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Gardening, motoring, camping,
hunting, fishing.

Bus. Address: Univ. of RedUinds, Redlands,

Home Address: 122 The Terrace, Redlands,

Other Address: Lewis, Colo.

LYON, D(avid) Willard. A.B., M.A.

Lecturer, Translator from Chinese.
Born: Yuyao (China), May 13, 1870; s. of
Mandana Eliza (Doolittle) and David Nelson

Education: College of Wooster (Ohio).
Degrees: A.B., 1891, M.A., 1894, D.D., 1916,
College of Wooster.

Married: Grace, d. of Elizabeth (Porter) and
Samuel Pressly McGaw in Elvaston (111.),
.lune 27, 1895; ch. : Lieut. Commander David,
W., Jr. and (Mrs.) Jean Lyon McConnell.
Prof. Record: Secretarv in China for Intnl.
Com., YMCA, 1925-1930; Visiting Prof., Univ.
of So. Calif., 1930-31; Pacific School of Re-
ligion (Berkeley), 1931 and 1937; Advisor
in China to Laymen's Foreign Missions In-
quiry, 1932; organizer China Christian Lit-
erature Promotion Fund, 1932-34; Lecturer
and Translator, 1934 — .

Directorships: Soc. for Oriental Studies at
Claremont Colleges.

Publications: Christian Equivalent of War
(Assn. Press), 1915; Religious Values in Con-
fucianism (Intnl. Missionary Council), 1928;
Changing Thought Currents in Modern China
(Claremont Colleges), 1940; numerous articles
in The Chinese Recorder.
Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa.
Religion : Christian.
Politics: Independent.

Recreatio7is : Reading and translating Chinese
poetry from the original.

Home Address: 220 West 12th St., Claremont,

LYON. Dorsey A.. A.B., M.A., D.Sc.
Metallurgist ( retired > .

Born: Bureau County (111.), July 17, 1871; s.
of Sarah (McKune) and Walter S. Lyon.
Education: Stanford University.
Degrees: A.B., Stanford, 1898; M.A., Har-
vard, 1902; D.Sc, Univ. of Utah, 1922.
Prof Record: Instr. CJeologv and Mining, 1898- -
99. Asst. Prof., Mining and Metallurgv. 1899-
1900, Prof., 1901-02, Univ. of Wash.; with
U.S. Smelting, Mining & Refining Co. (Utah),
1902-03; Asst. Prof, of :\Ietallurg\-, Stanford
Univ., 1903-07: Mgr., Noble Electric Steel
Co. (Calif.), 1907-11; Consulting Metallurgist.
Electro-Metals Co. (London, Eng), 1911-13;
Metallurgist, 1913-19, Chief Metallurgist,
1919-27, Supervisor of Experiment Stations,

1917-27, Asst. DIr,, 192.'l-2r;, Supervising
I'^ngr., Intermountain Station, i;r27-:'.l, all
of U.S. Bureau of Mines; Dlr., Utah PinRr.
Experiment .Stations, 193I-.''i.'>; Past Mem.,
A. A. A. Society for Promotion of Engr.
Educ. ; Past Mem., of Amer. Inst, of Min-
ing and Met. Engr. and other scientific

Publications: Co-author of .several bulls, of
U.S. Bureau of Mines, dealing with of
the electric furnace in metallurgical works;
contbr. to technical publlcalions on metal-
lurgical works.

Aivards: Beaver Award "for distinguished
service to boyhood" from Boy Scouts of

Memberships: Delta Epsilon, Sigma Xi, Tau
Beta Pi, Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi; Rotary
(Palo Alto); Rio Del Mar Club, Common-
wealth Club, B.P.O.E.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 530 Harvard St., Palo Alto,

LYON. Harley Wesley, Ph.B., M.A.

Principal, Elementary Schools.

Born: Plainview (Minn.), Oct. 14, 1886; s.

of Alice (Newland) and John Wesley Lyon.

Education: Brandon High School (Wis.);

Oshkosh State Teachers College (Wis.); Univ.

of Wisconsin; Chicago Univ.; Univ. of So.


Degrees: Ph.B., Univ. of Wis., 1915; M.A.,

Univ. of So. Calif., 1929.

Married: Elsie iVIarian, d of Alvin James
Parratt, in Oakfield (Wis.), Sept. 1, 1915;
ch. : Robert Harley and John Wesley.
Prof. Record: Principal. Elem. School (Green-
bush, Wis.); Teacher, High School (Hayward,
Wis.) ; Supt. of Schools (West De Pere, Wis.) ;
Principal, High School (Roswell, N. M.);
Teacher. High School (Milwaukee, Wis.);
Teacher, High School (Oak Park, III.);
Principal, Jr. High School (Kenosha, Wis.);
Teacher. High School (Pasadena, Calif.);
Principal, Elementary Schools (Pasadena,

Publications: Magazine articles (professional)
and yearbook articles (educational year-
books) .

Memberships: Phi Delta Kappa (local Vice-
Pres.); Natl. Educ. Assn. (Life Mem.): Natl.
Dept. of Elementary School Principals (Life
Mem., Pres., 1935-36) : Calif. Elementary Sch.
Principals Assn. (Pres.. So. Section and State,
Editor, Yearbook and News Bulletin) ; Calif.
Teachers Assn. ; Pasadena Teachers Assn. ;
Pasadena Elementary School Principles Club
(Pres.t; Calif. Congress of Parents and
Teachers (Life Mem., State Chmn., Fathers
Councils); Intnl. Assn. of Civic Service Club
Exec. (Hon. Mem.); Pasadena Service Club
(Officers Assn. (Pres.); Round Table Intnl.
(Local Pres., district governor, Intnl. Coun-
cilor, Intnl. Vice-Pres.); Schoolmasters Club
of So. Calif.
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Tennis, badminton, horseshoes,
bowling, gardening.

Bus. Address: Longfellow School, Pasadena,

Home Address: 95 No. Sierra Bonita Ave.,
Pasadena, Calif.



LYON. Harvey Blanchard. B.S.

President and Manager, Lyon Storage and
Moving Company.

Born: Oakland (Calif. I, Nov. 2, 1883; s. of
Mary Elizabeth (Parker) and John L. Lyon.
Education: University of California.
Degrees: B.S., Univ. of Calif., 1905.
Married: Eleanor, d. of Mary Henry Richards
in Los Angeles (Calif.), April 21, 1914; ch.:
Richards Parker. Harvey B., Jr., W. Bruce.
Prof. Record: Employed by A. Schilling &
Co. (San Francisco), for one and one-half
years; purchased one-half interest in Lyon
Storage & Moving Co.. later increased to
a controlling interest and have managed
the firm ever since; also interested in real

Directorships: Pres., The Webster Co. and
Broadway Properties, Inc.; Dir., The Morns
Plan; Pres. and Dir.. Lyon Storage & Moving

Memberships: Orinda Country Club; Oakland
Rotary Club; Rotary Intnl. (past District
Governor); Calif. Storage Assn (past Pres.);
National Warehousemen's Assn. (past Vice-
Pres.); Piedmont Lodge of Masons, Scottish
Rite, Shrine.
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations : Horseback riding.
Bus. Address: 3-100 Broadway, Oakland, Calif.
Home Address: Hidden Valley Estates, Lafay-
ette, Calif.

LYON, Ray Blanchard, A.B., J.D.

Judge, Superior Court, State of California.
Born: Dexter (Iowa), Aug. 31, 1889; s. of
Sarah (Tiffy) and Charles H. Lyon.
Education: Drake Univ.; State Univ. of
Iowa; Stanford Univ,

Degrees: A.B., 1917, J.D., 1918, Stanford.
Married: Carmen, d. of Henry Seeman, in
Stanford Univ. (Calif.), 1920; ch.: Robert
Ray (student at Stanford), Barbara Ann.
Prof. Record: Asst. Distr. Atty., San Mateo
Co., 1918-20; Member, firm of Webster
and Lvon (private law practice), Paso Robles,
1920-38; elected Judge of the Superior Court,
State of Calif., in and for the County of San
Luis Obispo, 1938.

Memberships: Paso Robles Rotary Club (Char-
ter Member and Past Pres.); San Luis Obispo
Rotary Club; Phi Alpha Delta (Law Frat-
ernity) ; Mason.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Gardening, fishing, and hunt-

Bus. Address: Court House, San Luis Obispo,

Home Address: 234 Foothill Blvd., San Lius
Obispo, Calif.

LYTLE, Marcus Zearing, A.B.

Poetry Editor, Glendale News-Press.
Born: Princeton (111.), June 3, 1912; s. of
Alice M. (Zearing), and Ralph C. Lytle.
Education: Public schools and Junior College
(Glendale, Calif.); Occidental College.
Degrees: A.B., Occidental College, 1935.
Prof. Record: Instructor in Glendale City
Schools, 1937; Instr. in verse-writing, nat-

uralization, and public speaking, Glendale
Evening High School; Poetry Editor, Glen-
dale News-Press, conducting Chaparral Voices
(a column of modern verse) ; Founder of
Calif. Federation of Chaparral Poets (an
author's organization with chapters in prin-
cipal cities of Calif.); elected Pres. of
Calif. Federation of Chaparral Poets, 1940;
has contributed verse to many magazines,
newspapers, and anthologies.
Publications: Short History of Byzantine
Empire, 19.36; In the Chaparral (a book of
verse), 1938; American Citizenship (a text-
book of naturalization), (with Jennie M.
Zimmerman), 1939; Primer for Poets, 1940.
Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa; Calif. Feder-
ation of Chaparral Poets.
Religion: Lutheran.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Tennis, hiking, gardening.
Bus. Address: 333 N. Brand Blvd., or 1440
E. Broadway, Glendale, Calif.
Home Address: 1683 Country Club Dr., Glen-
dale, Calif. *


MAAS, Arthur Richard,

Ph.C, Pharm.M.

Pharmacist; Chemical E.xecutive; President,
A. R. Maas Chemical Company.
Born: St. Paul (Minn.), Jan. 23, 1884; s. of
Maria Christiana Karlina (Immohr) and Al-
bert C. Maas.

Education: Univ. of Calif.; Univ. of South-
ern Calif.

Degrees: Ph.C, U. of Calif., 1906; Pharm.M.,
Univ. of So. Calif., 1908.

Married: Jessie Fay, d. of George Loyd, in
Los Angeles (Calif.), May 14, 1908; ch.:
Mrs. Bettie Maas Geiler.

Prof. Record: President, A. R. Maas Chemi-
cal Co. since 1918.

Publications: Detection of Poisons in Scott's
Methods of Analysis.

Memberships: Phi Delta Chi, Theta Xi; Al
Malakiah Shrine; Wilshire Country Club;
Los Angeles Athletic Club.
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf and fishing.
Bus. Address: 4570 Ardine St., South Gate,

Home Address: 186 No. Citrus Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

MABEE, (Mrs.) Grace Widney, Mus.B.

Civic Worker; Former Singer; Chairman,
Motion Picture Music for National Federa-
tion of Music Clubs.

Born: Woodhull (Illinois); d. of Sarah (Gil-
lette) and John Alexander Widney.
Education: Woodhull, Knox College and Knox
Conservatory, Galesburg (Illinois).
Degrees: Mus.B., Knox College, 1896.
Married: Dr. William Ernest, s. of Pellum
Mabee, in Simcoe (Ontario, Canada); ch.:
Ruth Mabee Wormhoudt, William E., Jr.,
Marian Mabee McManus.

Prof. Record: Grad. from Knox Conserva-
tory with special work in Knox College (Gal-
esburg) ; studied voice and piano in Chicago
for three -years, one year in Paris with Jean



Dclli'szko, also co.icIk"!! wllli \'.ii'iiiiis oilier
tcarhcrs; tiiUKlit voico three years at Knox;
sang professionally In concert and with lead-
ing orchestras: moved to Los Angeles (f'.Ulf.),
1911; sang professionally, and taught voice;
on Univ. of Calif. Plxtenslon Div. as lectur-
er; two years State Chmn. for Calif. Fed.
of Women's Clubs, also Calif. Congress P.-T.
A.; Member, Nat. Bd. of Nat. P'ed. of Music
Clubs, during the past 16 years; organized
Dept. of Music in Religious Edu. with chmn.
in each stale; lectured in every state but
three; served four years as Vice-Pres. of N.
F.M.C. : organized Motion Picture Music Divi-
sion and still serving in that capacity; Chmn.
Music for Opera Shnnewin in Bowl; for
World's Sunday School convention in 1928;
in charge of Internal, groups in pageant Cali-
'ornia Welcomes the World, in Hollywood
Bowl during Olympic Games; Founder-Chmn.
of So. Calif. Festival of Allied Arts under;
sponsorship of Womens Div. of L. A. Cham-
ber of Commerce; at present, Chmn., Amer.
Music Festival for the Nat. Federation of
Music Clubs convention in Los Angeles In
June, 1941.

Publications: Edited and published National
Church Music Bulletin for four years, 1928-
31; edited two song books of hymns with
stories (pub,, Century Co.. N.Y.1; at present
editmg and publishing Musically Speaking—
"Who's Who in the Fihns."
Memberships: Dominant Club (prof, musi-
cians); Nat. Hymn Soc; Sigma Alpha Iota;
Pi Kappa Lambda; Womens Community Ser-
vice Assn. (Los Angeles Cham, of Com.)
Religion: First Congregational.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 1130 So. Windsor Blvd., Los
Angeles, Calif.

MacARTHUR. Ruth Alberta Brown


Born: Searsmont (Maine), Nov. 14, 1881; d.

of Vesta Ella (Frost) and William Matthew


Education: Minneapolis Public Schools; two
yrs. at Univ. of Minnesota.
Married: William Austin, s. of Martha Jane
(Cochrane) and Charles MacArthur, at Long
Beach (Calif.), May 3, 1911; ch.: Ruth Mar-
ion (Norcross), William. Charles. Walter Aus-
tin, Meredith Jeanne, Merle Elledice.
Publications: At the Little Brown House,
1913; The Lilac Lady, 1914; Heart of Gold,
1915; Ivy Hall Series (Tabitha at Ivy Hall,
1911, Tabitha's Glory, 1912, Tabitha's Vaca-
tion. 1913), published by Saal field; Little
Mother, The Gingerbread House (also publish-
ed in England, 1917 and Denmark, 1924),
published by Penn Pub. Co.; Daisy, 1919,
published by Thos. Y. Crowell; The Life of
Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1922, published by
Barse and Hopkins.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 1525 Redondo Ave., Long
Beach, Calif. •

MACAULEY, Captain Edward,

N.C., U.S. Navy, B.S.

Navy Officer (retd.).

Born: Washington (D.C.), Aug. 13. 1875; s.

of Frances (Steele) and Edward Macauley.

Education: Westminster School and U. S. Na-
val Academy.

Degrees: B.S., U.S. Naval
Married: Jean, d. of .Senator O-orge 'I'. Oliv-
er of Pennsylvania, In Washington (DC, i
Feb. 8, 1913; ch.: Barbara (Mrs. Brucfc
Brown). Edward III, John Arnot, Michael.
Navy Record: Grad., U.S.N. A., 1896; .served
In all grades up to and including Capt. ; .Span-
ish Amer. War, on bo.ird U..S.S. Brooklyn In
Battle of Santiago do Cuba; duty with Evac-
uation Commn. in Puerto Rico; on staff of
Admiral Dewey in Philippine Islands anfl spe-
cial duty with Army in I'hilippinc Insurrec-
tion; Commander, IJ..S.S. Scorpion, Constan-
tinople: in Turkey for end of First and all
of .Second Balkan Wars and until .March,
1915; duty in Office of Naval Intelligence,
Washington, Sept., 1915; Asst. Dir. of same,
March, 1916 to July, 1918; spec, duty abroad
several months: Commdg. U.S.S. George Wa-
shington, Oct., 1918 to Nov., 1919, taking
Pres. Wilson to France for Peace Conference
and return twice, also bringing King and
Queen of the Belgians for visit to U.S. and
return; Commdg. U.S.S. Huntington, 1919-
20; continued, Mine Force, Pac. Fleet, 1920-
21; Asst. Commandant, Twelfth Naval Distr.,
1921-22; retired at own request after thirty
years service, Nov. 14, 1922; after retirement,
Member of firm Hibbs and McCauley, Naval
Architects and Marine Engrs. (San Francisco),
1924-30; Dir., Emergency Relief, San Mateo
Co. (Calif.), 1932-33; Admin., Fed. Civil
Works Admin, for Calif., 1933-.34; Member
of Nat. Longshoreman's Bd., 1934-35; Mem-
ber of the Governor's Commn. on Re-employ-
ment, 1939; Member of the Calif. State Coun-
cil of Defense, 1940.

Navy Record: Spanish Amer. War; West In-
dies Campaign; Philippine Campaign.
Awards: Navy Cross; Victory Medal; Officier
Legion d'Honneur (France) ; Officer of the
Order of Leopold (Belgium).
Memberships: Loyal Legion; Descendants of
the Signers of the Declaration of Independ-
ence; Pac. Union; Commonwealth: Army and
Navy; Ol.vmpic (San Francisco); Burlingame
Country Club; University, Alibi (Washington,
D.C.); New York Yacht Club.
Religion : Episcopal .
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Spuash racquets.
Hoine Address: 1061 San Raymundo Rd., San
Mateo, Calif. •

MACBETH, Gobert Eliot, B.S., LL.B.

Teacher, Lawyer.

Born: Charleston (So. Carolina), Feb. 22,
1895: s. of Susan Jackson (Houston) and Ar-
thur L. Macbeth.

Education: Douglas H. S. Baltimore (Md.);
Morgan State Coll.; City Teachers' Training
School. Baltimore (Md.); Howard Univ. Law
Sch., Washington (D. C).
Degrees: B.S. in Ed., Morgan State Coll.,
1934; LL.B. cum laude Howard Univ.. 1921.
Married: Alice Evangeline, d. of Dr. Joseph
H. Lockerman, in Baltimore (Md.). Jan. 25,
1925; ch.; CJobert L., Arthur E.
Prof. Record: Organizer of The Community
Builders, a movement in aid of crime Dre-
vention; Citv Edit., Baltimore Times 1909-
12; Clerk. War Dept. (Washington, D. C),
1917-18; Lieut.. World War I. Service and
Training (Camp Pike. Ark.) 1918-19; public
school teacher and principal, liberal educa-
tion leader (Baltimore) ; Member. Bd. of Dir.,
Teachers Assn.; Atty.-at-Law (Baltimore);
Legal Counsel, Teachers' Assn. and of Afro-



American Newspaper Publications; Asoc. of
Atty Hugh E. Macbeth, Libn. Consul at Los
Angeles, in practice of law: Member of the
Lawyers Club of Los Angeles.
Directorships: Community Builders, Inc.
PiibUcatiovs: Advantages and Disadvavtages
of Departmental Teaching in the Intermediate
Grades of the Traditional School, 1933;
Teacher Rating or the Evaluation of Instruc-
tion, 1933 (Morgan State College, Baltimore,

Amry Record: World War I Veteran; Grad.
of Camp Pike Offers. Training School as
Lieut, of Inf.

Memberships: Alpha Phi Alpha; Tau Delta
Sigma; Calif. Race Relations Soc, Lawyers
Club of Los Angeles.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Outdoor life, auto driving. Inter-
racial cultural activities.

Bus. Address: 524 So. Spring St., Los Ange-
les, Calif.

Home-Address: 1512 W. Jefferson Blvd., Los
Angeles, Calif.

MACBETH, Hugh EUwood.

A.B., LL.B., LL.D.

Attorney-at-Law anr" Consul of Liberia at Los
Angeles^ California.

Born: Charleston (So. Carolina), Oct. 14,
1884; s. of Susan Jackson (Houston) and
Arthur L. Macbeth.

Education: Avery Inst., Charleston (S.C.);
Fisk Univ., Nashville (Tenn.); Harvard Law
School, Cambridge (Mass.).
Degrees: A.B., Fisk Univ., 1905; LL.B., Har-
vard 1908; LL.D., De Landis Univ. (Los An-
geles, Calif.), 1939.

Married: Edwina Frances, d. of Dr. E. H.
Mayer, in Columbus (Ga.), Sept. 7, 1910; ch.:
Hugh E., Jr., Emma Houston (dec).
Prof Record: Founder and Editor, Baltimore
Times, Baltimore (Md.); General Counsel,
Lower Calif. Me.xican Land & Development
Co.; also of The Utopian Soc. of Amer.; one
of the founders of the Lawyers Club of Los
Angeles, the oldest Member of the Bd. of
Governors of this club, being such member
for 12 years; Consul of the Republic of Li-
beria at Los Angeles, in 1936; Exec. Secy.,
Calif. Race Relations Commn.; Pres. and
Founder of Friends of Truth & Justice; Dir.,
International Inter-racial Inst.; 1934, Author
and chief proponent of Calif. Initiative Mea-
sure to Abolish Trust Deeds; Author, Calif.
Race Relations Bill, Calif. Senate Concurrent
Resolution No. 4, Jan., 1937; student of Mexi-
can affairs, having collaborated with Liberal
Leaderships in Mexico since 1922.
Directorships: Dir., Humanist Soc. of Friends;
Member, Calif. Race Relations Commission.
Publications: Pres. and Founder of Baltimore
Times (Md.), 1909; Tricks and Device of For-
feiture; Better Race Relations; America's
First Line of Defense; Civilization Being
Blitzed To Its Death.
Religion: Humanist Society of Friends.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Hiking, auto driving, inter-ra-
cial cultural activities.

Bus. Address: Lissner Bldg., 524 So. Spring
St., Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1558 W. 37th St., Los Ange-
les, Calif. '

MacCAUGHEY. Vaughan.

B.S.A., F.A.A.A.S.

Editor, Sierra Educational News.
Born: Huron (So. Dakota), July 7, 1887; s
of Matilda (Vaughan) and William Franklyn.
Education: Cornell Univ.; Univ. of Chicago.
Degrees: B.S.A., Cornell, 1908.
Married: Janet Harriet Brooker, in Manoa
Valley (Honolulu), Nov. 20, 1909; ch.: Ham-
ilton," Matilda (Mrs. Ursel Sidney Armstrong),
Horace Frank, Patricia, Nancy, Phoebe-Jean.
Prof Record: Former Teacher, Univ. of Calif,
(summer session), Ext. Div., Faculty Club;
Member. Nat. Edu. Assn., 1907—; Regional
Consultant, Edu. Policies Commn.; Contrib.
NEA yearbooks; Cooperating Editor, Educa-
tion Abstracts; New World broadcasts, NBC
Blue Network, 1933-37, with Arthur S. Gar-
bett Edu. Dir., NBC Pac. Div.; former Supt.
of Public Instr. for the Territory of Hawaii
Prof of Botany; establ. ext. serv., Coll. ol
Hawaii; Visiting Instr., Cornell Univ. (sum-
mer sessibn); Visiting Lecturer, Univs of
Chicago (111.), Oklahoma, Wyoming, Stan-
ford, Winthrop Coll., Calif. State Colleges,
Calif Academy of Sciences, Commonwealth
Club of Calif.," etc.; continental lecture tours
Calif teachers institutes. Former Dir. of Edu.,
Boy Scouts of Amer., Nat. Council Region
12 Utah, Ariz., Nev., Calif.; Spec. Field
Commissioner, Hawaii, Calif.; Member, Nat.
Council- Field Commissioner, San Francisco
Area Council; Dean of San Francisco Scout
Leaders training institutes, Baden-Powell
School of Scouting: in charge of Univ. ot
Calif (summer session) Scout Leaders train-
ing course: Yosemite and High Sierra sum-
mer and winter camps; Instr., Salvation Ar-
my training courses; former Trustee Pan-
Pac Union; Dir., for Northern Calif. Pac
Coast survey of race relations; Delegate and
Speaker. World Conf. on Edu.: Chmn., Exec.
Com , First Pan-Pac. Edu. Conf. : Delegate.
First Pan-Pac. Scientific Conf.; Sptjnsor, In-
stitues of Internat. Relations, Mills College;
Head, Dept. Natural Science, Normal and
Training School (Honolulu, Hawaii) 1908-09,
Vice-Prin , 1909; scientific explorations of
Hawaiian Archipelago, 1908-19: Faculty Mem-
ber, Chautauqua Inst. Summer schools (Lake
Chautauqua. New York), Field Biology, 1906-
18- Prin., Mills School, Mid-Pac. Inst.; Dir.,
Territory of Hawaii Summer school, Kilauea

Publications: Natural History of Chautauqua;
Survey of Hawaiian Secondary Schools; Sur-
vey of the Hawaiian Land-Flora; Deeps of
the Pacific; Phytogeography of Manoa Val-
ley Extension Work of College of Hawau;
Physique of the Ancient Hawaiians; Hawaiian
Coral Reefs; Racial Elements in Hawaii s
Schools; Race Mixture, and other papers.
Army Record: Nat. Guard of Hawaii, Hosp.
Corps, and First Inf., Co. B; Member Bd.
of Instr., Elective Serv.; Dir., War Camp
Community Serv.; extab. Res. Offers Train-
ing Corps. McKinley H. S. (Honolulu); At-
tendant, San Francisco Engr. Procurement
Distr. meetings, U. S. S. Res. Officers.
Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Assn. Adv of
Science; Secy., Public Schools Week State
Com. (auspices Grand Lodge of Calif.); Reg-
ional Consultant, Edu. Policies Com.; Nat.
Geographic Soc. (Life Member); Sigma Xi;
Pi Gamma Mu; Cornell Club of No. Cahf.;
Calif Congress of Parents and Teachers;
Nat Edu. Com. of Amer. Social Hygiene
Assn • Y M.C.A. (San Francisco) ; Y.M.C.A.
(park-Presidio); Hillside Club, (Berkeley);
Calif Audubon Society (Hon. Mem.); Calif.



Acail. ol Sc. (Cain. I : ScIiimiI I.ihrary Assn.;
School Garilon Assn. (Calif.*: Chmn., Civic
Affuirs Com., and Prcs., Honolulu Ad Club;
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