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Palisades, Calif.

McBRIDE, James Russell. LL.B.

Lawyer; Assistant District Attorney, Sutter
County; Mem. of Hewitt & McBride.
Born: Reno (Nev.), Jan. 10, 1909; s. of
Ailene (Russell) and Edward James McBride.
Education: Grammar and high school. Au-
burn (Calif.); Univ. of Calif.; Hastings Col-
lege C Law.

Degrees: LL.B., Hastings College of Law,

Prof. Record: Assistant District Attorney of
Sutter County, 1934 to date; private law
practice; Mem. of Hewitt & McBride, Attor-
neys, 1937 to date.

Memberships: Theta Xi, Phi Delta Phi; Elks.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Upland game and waterfowl

Bus. Address: 540 Second St., Yuba City,

Home Address: 924 Franklin Ave., Yuba
City, Calif. *

McCALL, Professor Eileen Louise,

A.B., M.A.

Musicologist, Harpsichordist, pianist; Asso-
ciate Professor of Music, San Francisco State

Born: Portland (Ore.), Sept. 6, 1907; d. of
Annie Louise (Bryant) and James Harry
Education: Berkeley High School; Univ. of

Calif.; Oakland Conservatory of Music; State
Academy of Musical Art, Munich (Germany).
Degrees: A.B., 1929, M.A., 1930, Univ. of

Prof. Record: Composer of Cantata, The
Great Angel, and many songs; Dir. of San
Francisco State College Madrigal Singers;
Lecture-Recitalist, on renaissance music and
instruments; performer on the Harpsichord,
Spinet, Clavichord, Piano and Lute; special
reseaich on the technique of performance on
renaissance keyboard instruments; Instr. in
Music San Francisco State College, 1930-
33; Asst. Prof., San Francisco State College,
1933-08; Assoc. Prof, of Music, same, 1938 — .
Directorships: Madrigal Singers, San Fran-
cisco State College: French Hospital Chorus;
Tudor Festival Committee, San Francisco
State College.

Awards: Recipient German- American Musical
Students Exchange Fellowship, 1934-35.
Memberships: Mu Phi Epsilon (Womens Na-
tional Music Honor Society), Pi Lambda
Theta (Womens National Education Honor
Society); Amphion Club; Prytanean; Alpha

Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Reading, music, and ice skating.
Bus. Address: San Francisco State Coll., San
Francico, Calif.

Home Address: 1190 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley,

McCALL, Professor Roy Clyde,

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

Professor of Speech, Chairman of the Depart-
ment of Speech, College of Pacific.
Born: Cortez (Colo.), June 28, 1906; s. of
Sippi (Rust) and Mont McCall.
Education: Arriola Grammar School (Colo.);
Excelsior High School, Norwalk (Calif.);
Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City.
Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Redlands, 1930;
M.A., 1931, Ph.D., 1936, Univ. of Iowa.
Married: Velma Bernice, d. of Melvin L.
Hoop'ir in Redlands, June 9, 1931 ; ch. : Dan
E. (1 yr.).

Prof. Record: Asst. Prof, of English, Whit-
man College, 1931-36; Prof, of Speech, Col-
lege of Pacific and Stockton Junior College,

Directorships: Governor, Province of the Pa-
cific, Pi Kappa Delta.

Memberships: Pi Kappa Delta, Delta Sigma
Rho, Phi Rho Pi, Theta Alpha Phi, Delta
Alpha (all college honor socs.). Alpha Gam-
ma Nu.

Religion : Methodist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Tennis and handball.
Bus. Address: College of Pacific, Stockton,

Home Address: 130 Stadium Dr., Stockton,

McCALL, Velma Hooper, A.B., M.A.

Instructor, College of Pacific.

Born: Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada), Sept.

9, 190S; d. of Nettie (Elliott) and Melvin

L. Hooper.

Education: Schools in Redlands (Calif.).

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Redlands, 1930;

M.A., Univ. of Iowa, 1935.



Marrird: Uov Clvdc, s, of Slppl and Mont

McCiill in Ifodlands, June 9, 1931; rh.: Dnn

Elliott (1 yr.).

Prof. Record: Instructor, College of Pacific,


Memhcrahrps: Doltn Knppa Cnmnna, P.K.O.,

Thotn Alpha Phi. Tan Kappa Kappa, Delta

Kappa Psl. Delia Delta Delta.

Religion: Methodist.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Music and drama.

Bus. Address: College of Pacific. Stockton,


Home Address: 130 Stadium Dr., Stockton,


McCANDLESS. James Wilbur. A.B.

General Secretary, Young Men's Christian
Association of Los Angeies.
Born: Dayton (Ohio). 1884: s. of Mary E.
(Branin) and William H. McCandless.
Education: Univ. of Mich.
Degrees: A.B., U. of Mich., 1908; p.g., 1910-

Married: Aimee. d. of Laura and James A.
Little in Northfield (Minn.), 1911; ch.: Wil-
bur L., Frances J.

Director.ihips : Pres.. Assn. of Secretaries of
the VMCA's of North Amer.
Publications: Association Administration;
Planning. Prediction and Control; Handbook
of YMCA Bii.Hness Adjninistration; Associ-
ation Accounting.

Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma
Rho ; Rotary.
Religi.jn : Congregational .
Politiif: Republican.

Bus. Address: 715 So. Hope St., Los Angeles,

Home Address: 754 So. Windsor Blvd., Los
Angeits Calif.

McCARDLE, Leon Vincent

Treasurer, City of Los Angeles.
Born: Coatesville (Pa.), July 22, 1897: s.
of Ma. y Elizabeth (James) and James Alfred

Education: Univ. of So. Calif.
Married: Mae, d. of Alice and Frank McGlin-
chey, :n Los Angeles, Nov. 30, 1920; ch.:
Leon v., Jr., Arthur A.

Prof. Record: City of Los Angeles, April 1,
1917. various depts., until Dec, 1923, when
apptd. Mgr. Secy., Dept. of Pensions, and
served continuouslv in that capacity until
Oct. 1, 1938 when apptd. City Treas., which
position he now holds.

Army Record: U.S. Army, 1917-18, World
War 1.

Memberships: Jonathan Club.
Religvn: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Reading, sports.
Bus. Jddress: City Hall, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 1256 W. 45th St., Los An-
geles, Calif. *

McCarthy. John Russell

Poet, Teacher.

Born: Huntingdon (Pa.), Nov. 16, 1889; s.

of Alice (Hine) and William Bralnard Mc-

Education: Huntingdon (Pa.) public school.s
Juniata and Penn. .State College
Married: Ida, d. of Lucy (Johnston) and
Carlton Read, In Huntingdon, July 5, 1920;
ch.: John Read.

Prof. Record: Formerly Bus. Mgr., Evening
Journul, Huntingdon, 4 years; Ktllf.. Hun-
tingdon Globe. ,5 years: Edit., Powell Publ.
Co. (Los Angeles) 6 years; contrlb. since
1914 cf articles, stories, to many nat.
pubs.; Teacher, Creative Writing, adult
depts. of Pasadena, Monrovia, El Monte puti.
schs.: Contrib. Edit., California History
Nugget. Calif. State Hist. Assn.; Book Edit.,
Times Mirror (Printing & Binding House).
Publications: These Waiting Hills (book of
essays) ; Out of Doors. Gods and DpvUs. For
the Morning, Five Times the World, At 10
P.M. The News, (books of verse) ; Edit.,
nine-vol. series California.
Memberships: Phi Kappa Sigma.
Religion: Ex-Presbyterian.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Walking, trout fishing.

Home Address: 151 Vista Circle Dr., Sierra
Madrc, Calif.

McCarthy, victor Dennis

City Clerk, City of El Segundo.

Born: Mare Island Navy Yard (Calif.). Dec.

25, 1888; s. of Mary (Casey) and Dennis

Simon McCarthy.

Education: St. Patrick's Parochial Schoo] and

St. Mary's Coll. (Oakland, Calif.); Loyola

Univ. Law School (Los Angeles).

Degrees: Grad., St. Mary's Banking Class,

Married: Estella Frances, d. of Matilda
(Cook) and Leslie M. Bell, in Salinas
(Calif.), April 23, 1908; ch.: Victor Leslie,
Robert Joseph.

Prof. Record: Clerk, So. Pac. Co. (Oakland)
1905-rb; Co-partner Freeman & McCarthy
(Oakland), 1906-07: Clerk. Standard Oil Co.
of Calif., 1907-17 (at San Franc'sco: Phoen-
ix. Ariz., and El Segundo. Calif.): Gen. Ins.
Agt., 1912—; City Clerk. Citv of EI Segundo.
1917—; Dir., League of Calif. Cities, 1932-

Directorships: Dir.. Inglewood Fed. Savings
& Loan Assn.; El Segundo Investment (iorp.;
El Segundo Associates Corp. and Universal
Flag & Banner Holder Co.
Memberships: Benevolent & Protective Order
of Elks (a PER), and Native Sons of the
Golden West.

Religion: Roman Catholic.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Baseball, bowling, fishing.

Bus. jiddress: City Hall, 203 Richmond St.,

EI Segundo, Calif.

Home Address: 354 Concord St., El Segundo,

Calif. •

Mccarty, Janie Belle

Associate Editor and Publisher. The Altadena


Born: Minco (I.T., OklahDma), Oct. 31, 1904;

d. of Mr. and Mrs. Thaddeus G. Aaron.

Married: Grayson M. McCarty, Nov. 16,

1922; ch.: Grayson M., Jr., Marjorie Jane.



Prof. Record: Has been unusually successful
in forming friendships with worthwhile people
of the national scene; writes a weekly column
of into'-est in the Altartena Press: is rcKarded
as unusual In that she calls a spade a spade,
losing much material gain thereby; is one of
the fast-fading clan who still believes there
should be (and practices) freedom of the
press. World traveler and Pioneer "Home-
steader" Twenty-nine Palms.
Memberships: O.E.S., Amer. Legion Aux.;
an Organizer of Nat. Infantile Paialysis
Foundation in Calif, (served two terms as
Altadena Chairman); Altadena Welfare
Board (one of the Founders of the Altadena
Historical and Beautification Soc). Organi-
zer of Au.xiliaries to Internat. Typographical
Union, including: Pasadena, Long Beach,
San Bernardino. Los Angeles, and Tuscon
(Ariz. I ; served as Publicity Chairman and
Secy, in the organization of the second Food
and" I,abor Exchange Unit in the State of
Calif., 1932 (a Model "Self Help" group,
whose plans were used Nationally) ; during
depression, Special Deputy Sheriff (Los An-
geles County).
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: The Altadena Press, Altadena,

Home Address: 750 E. Mariposa, Altadena,
Calif. *

McCARTY. Ray Bardwell,

A.B., M.D., M.S. in Surg., F.A.C.S.

Surgeon .

Born: Corona (Calif.), Sept. 1, 1899; s. of
Mary (Bardwell) and George A. McCarty.
Education: Univ. of So. Calif.; Univ. of Pa.;
Univ. of Minn. (Grad. Sch. of Med.).
Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Calif., 1921; M.D.,
Univ of Pa., 1925; M.S. in Surgery, Univ.
of Minn., 1930; F.A.C.S., Certified by Amer.
Bd. of Surgery.

Married: Betty, d. of Dr. Bon O. Adams, in
Riverside (Calif.), 1931; ch. : Donald, Robert.
Prof. Record: Following graduation from U.
of Pa., interned for 2 years, 1925-27, at the
Univ. of Pa. Hosp., and then was a Fellow
in SUigery in the Mayo Foundation at Ro-
chester (Minn.), for a period of 4 yrs., 1927-
31; during this latter period received degree
of M.S. in Surgery from U. of Minn. Grad.
Sch. of Med., which is connected with the
Mayo Foundation; since Oct., 1931, has been
in private practice specializing in general sur-
gery in Riverside.

Publications: Author of several scientific
medical articles.

Army Record: Infantry, Oct. 1-Nov. 29, 1918;
Offers. Training Camp, Res. Offer., U.S.
Army Med. Corps, 1929-38.
Religion: Methodist.
Politico- Republican.
Recreations: Sports.

Bus. Address: 3616 Main St., Riverside, Calif.
Home Address: 5145 Myrtle Ave., Riverside,

McCAULEY, Major Clayton M.,
U.S.Army Dental Res. Corps, B.S.,


Born: Hustburg (Tenn.), Nov. 15, 1876; s.

of Nancy (Albright) and George Dallas


Education: Common schools; Valparaiso Nor-
mal College; University of Illinois.
Married: Blanche, d. of Hal H. Ramsey, in
Dallas (Texas); ch.: Dallas Ramsey, George

Prof. Record: Former Adjunct Prof., Opera-
tive Technics, School of Dentistry, Univ. of
111.; Ex-Pres., Te.xas State Dental Assn.;
Ex-Prcs., and Secy.. Texas State Bd. of Den-
tal E.xaminers; Ex-Pres., Nat. of Den-
tal Examiners; Ex-Pres., Pac. Coast Soc. of
Orthodontists; Co-organizer, Guaranty Bank
& Trust Co. (Dallas) ; Co-organizer and Dir.,
Golden State Securities Co. (Los Angeles);
Citrus grower in Calif.; now practicing Or-
thodoi tia. in Los Angeles.

Directorships: Secy, and Dir., Golden State
Secur'ties Co. (Los Angeles); Guarantee
Bank & Trust Co. (Dallas), former Dir.
Publications: Numerous papers and mag.
articles pertaining to dentistry and ortho-

Armv Record: Preliminary dental examiner
for Surgeon General's Office during World
War I; Major in Dental Res. Corps of the
U.S. Army.

Membei ships: Rotary; Mason; Dental Honor
Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Democrat. Delegate to Nat. Demo-
cratic Convention.

Bus. Address: 3875 Wilshire Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 3689 Shannon Rd., Los An-
geles, Calif. '

McCLENAHAN. Professor Bessie
Averne, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology, University of South-
ern California.

Born: Des Moines (Iowa); d. of Rachel
(Saylor) and C. J. McClenahan.
Education: Drake Univ.; Univ. of Iowa;
Univ. of So. Calif.

Degrees: A.B., Drake Univ., 1910; M.A.,
Univ. of Iowa, 1917; Ph.D., Univ. of So.
Calif., 1928.

Prof. Record: Asst. Secy., Assoc. Charities
(Des Moines) ; Distr. Secy., Assoc. Charities
(Cleveland, Ohio). With Amer. Red Cross:
Organizer of Home Service Sections for
Iowa, Disaster Relief Worker, and Dir. of
Community Study Service, St. Louis, As-
sistant Director, Council of Social Agencies
(St. Louis). University Connections: In
charge, Bureau of Soc. Vv'elfare, Ext. Div.,
Univ. of Iowa, Asst. Dir., Mo. Sch. of Soc.
Economy (Univ. of Mo.), Asst. Prof, of
Rural Sociology, Univ. of Mo.. With Umv.
of So. Calif, since 1926; Visiting Prof., Utah
State College (Logan, Utah), summer, 1938.
Directorships: Dir. and Vice-Pres., Family
Welfare Assn. of Los Angeles; Dir., Helen
Louise Girls Home; Past Bd. Mem., YWCA,
Travelers Aid SOc. ; Council of Soc. Agen-
cies (Los Angeles) and of Calif. Conf. of
Social Work.

Publications: Books and Monographs: The
Combination Plan of Public and Private Re-
lief; Organizing the Community; The Chang-
ing Urban Neighborhood; Co-Ed, The Social
Worki-s Dictionary; texts on social work;
various articles in sociological magazines.
Memberships: Am. Assn. of Univ. Women;
Town & Gown; P.E.O., Chapt. C.Y. (Los
Angeles) ; Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Kappa
Delta, Pi Lambda Theta, Omega Alpha



Delia (Hon.), RoRlstprocI Sorin! Worker
(CnllfJ; Amprlcnn Association of Social
Workers; Pac. SocloloKlcal Soc; Amcr.
Assn. for Study of Group Work.
Rrligion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Univ. of Southern California,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 4!1,'VI Ilillcrcst Dr., I.os An-
geles, Calif.

Mc CLUNG, Emmons

AdvertlsinR Manager, Industrial City Pub-
lishin;: Co., Inc.

Born: Storm Lake (Iowa), Feb. 7, 1909; s.
of Eva (Ellrlch) and Vincent Mc Clung.
Ediiation: Storm Lake H.S.; Buena Vista
Coll. (Storm Lake); Morningside Coll. (Sioux
City, Iowa).

Married: Wllma Helena, d. of Herman Jor-
dan, in San Francisco, Dec. 12, 19.37.
Prof. Record: Worked way through three-
and-one-half years of college; started in
newspaper work as reporter and worked for
Des T.7oines Register, Des Moines Tribune,
Sioux City Journnl: joined Buena Vista
County Herald (now defunct) as Editor, in
19.3,3; worked then in various capacities for
following weeklies; Alta Advertiser. Newell
Mirro! ; period of writing space rates and
conducting courthouse column at Storm
Lake; .loined Amer. Inst, of Pub. Opinion,
1935; City Edit., Spencer Daily Reporter,
left that post in 19.36 to come to Calif.;
joinea Claremont Press (Oakland) as Adv.
Mgr.. and came to So. San Francisco early
in 19.-'9; Adv. Mgr., Indust. City Publ. Co.,
Inc., Publishers of San Francisco Journal,
The Enterprise and Brisbane Star, weekly
publications, also serves as City Editor.
Member ships: Pi Kappa Delta (hon. foren-
sic .group), Delta Theta Pi, Alpha Delta
Alpha; Lions Club; South San Francisco
(Secy.); So. San Franci-sco Aerie Eagles No.

Religion : Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Reading, golf.
Bus. Address: 411 Grand Ave., South San
Francisco, Calif.

Home Address: All Grand Ave., So. San
Francisco, Calif. *

McCLUNG, Dean Reid Lage,

B.Pd., A.B., Ph.D., LL.D.

Educator; Dean, College of Commerce and
Business Administration, Univ. of So. Calif.
Born: Louisa (Ky.), Nov. 12, 1885; s. of
Lorena (Rupert) and Samuel Floyd McClung.
Education : Morris Harvey Coll. (Barbours-
ville, W.Va.); Vanderbilt; Univ. of Chicago;
New York Univ.

Degrees: B.Pd., 1902, A.B., 1904, Morris
Harvey Coll.; Ph.D., New York Univ., 1920;
grad. study, Vanderbilt. 2 yrs. Univ. of
(Thica^o, 1 yr. ; LL.D. (conferred by Morris
Harvey Coll.

Married: Helen Odell, Nov. 21, 1921; ch.:
Mary Eleanor, John Reid.
Prof. Record: Instr. in Latin, Willie Halsel
Coll., Vinita (Indian Terr., now Okla.),
1904-05; Instr. in Economics, N.M. Mil. Inst.
(Roswell), 1907-09; Vice-Pres. and Prof.,
Economics, Morris Harvey Coll., 1909-15;

Instr. In Eronomlcs, Cornell Univ., 1915-17;
tn.sir,, .'idv.inclni,' lo i'rof.. Economics and
Chmn., Dnpl., 1919-27; Dean, Coll. of Comm.
and Bus. Admin., Univ. of So. Calif., since
1927; Pres., Pacific Coast Economic Assn.,
19.34, Southern California Economic Assn.,

Army Record: 2nd Lieut., advancing to MaJ.,
Machine Gun Corps, U. S. Army, 1917-18;
Chief Personnel Statistician, Gen. Staff,
Washmgton, D.C., i;)18-19.
Publiijitions: Earning and Spending. 1927;
many articles In scientific and profe.sslonal
pubis.; Edit., Hull's Industrial Depressions
(rev. edit.), 1928.

Memberships: Amer. Econ. Assn.; Beta Gam-
ma Sigma, Phi Kappa Sigma, Phi Kappa
Phi. Pi Gamma Mu, Alpha Kappa Psi. Phi
Delta Kappa; Skull and Dagger; Pac. Coast
Econcmic (Pres., 1935); Univ. Club.
Religion: Southern Methodist.
Bus. Univ. of Southern California,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 951 Victoria Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif. •

McCOLLUM, Fay James

Editor Coalinga Daily Record.
Born: .Salinas (Monterev County. Calif.),
Sept. 15. 1883; s. of Isabel B. (McDougall)
and Altred James McCollum.
Education: Salinas schools and commercial

Married: Bella T., d. of Morris M. Mason
(of Cambridge. Iowa), at Salinas. July 19,
1909; ch.: Kristi (Oakland), A. James
(Guide Editor in Fresno), Mrs. Betty Baker
(Coalinga), John (student at U. of" Calif.).
Prof. Record: Completed commercial educa-
tion and worked as Bookkeeper and .Stenog-
rapher; shipped before the mast to Alaska,
1906; returned to office work; in 1908 be-
came Reporter, San .lose ((Talif.) Times
(operated by late Charles Shortridge) ; came
to Coalmga. 1910, as Reporter on Coalinga
Daily Record; became piTt owner of Salinas
Journal (with Paul P. Parker), 1916; .sold
interest and purchased (with H. M. Mason),
the Coalinga Daily Record, 1919; Editor,
Coalinga Daily Record, 1919 — . Former City
Police Judge. Coalinga. Served as Director,
Coalinga (Chamber of Commerce. 19 years;
Member of High School Board, 11 years.
Directorships: Pleasant Valley Hospital; Coa-
linga City Civil Service Commn.
Memberships: First Exalted Ruler, Coalinga
Lodge of Elks; Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Fishing, camping, contract
bridge, civic activities.

Bus. Address: 144 W. Elm St., Coalinga,

Home Address: 386 No. Sixth St., Coalinga,


Producer of Short Subjects. Columbia Pic-
tures Corp.

Born: Ridley Park (Pa.), Mar. 9, 1900; s.
of Florence Parker (Musselman) and Hugh
Burdsal McCollum.

Education: Episcopal Academy. Philadelohia
(Pa.): Univ. of Pa. (1 yr.).
Married: Josephine, d. of Nicholas CTnippo,
in Los Angeles, Jun& IS. 1934.



Bus. Record: Eight years with First Nat.
Pictures Inc., Hollvwood and New York;
thirteen yrs. with Columbia Pictures Corp.
Memberships: Psi Upsilon (U. of Pa.).
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Badminton, riding, swimming.
Bus. Address: 1438 Gower St., Hollywood,

Home Address: 4553 Sancola Ave., No. Hol-
lywood, Calif.

McCOMB. Marshall F..

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

Associate Justice of the District Court of
Appeal, California.

Born: Denver (Colo.), May 6, 1894; s. of
Estelk- (Tredenick) and Harry McComb.
Educc-tion: Los Angeles public schools;
Preparatory School of Univ. of So. Calif.;
Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. ; Yale Univ. School
of Law.

Degr'es: A.B., Stanford U., 1917; LL.B.,
Yale U. Law School, 1919; LL.D. (honor-
ary), conferred by Loyola U., 1936.
Prof. Record: Admitted to Bar, 1920; Mem-
ber law firm of McComb and Hall; ap-
pointed to Superior Court, Los Angeles Co.,
1927- re-elected, 1928 and 1934; apptd. to
Associate Justice, District Court of Appeal
(Calif.), Second Appellate Dist., E^iv. 2,

Directorships: Good Samaritan Hospital;
Advisory Cbrhm., Travelers Aid Society; Los
Angeles Navy Day Chairman, U.S. Navy
League, 1935 — .

Navy Service: Served with Legal Dept. of
U S Food Administration Dept. (Washing-
ton DC), World War I ; commissioned
Ensign, USNRF, Nov. 24, 1917, serving with
U S Chief Cable Censor, and on sea in
transpcTt service aboard U. S. S. Northern
PacifH ■ commissioned Lieut. Commander,
USNR, 'Feb. 29, 1932.

Memberships: Amer. Bar Assn.; Los Ange-
les Bar Assn.; Calif. Judges Assn.; Amer.
Judicature Society; Los Angeles Country
Culb; Calif. Club; Los Angeles Athletic
Club- Long Beach Yacht Club; Scottish
Rite- Masons (Past Master of Westlake
Lodge. No. 329 F.& A.M.); Elks (Past Grand
Chief Justice of Grand Forum of Grand
Lodge and Past Exalted Ruler of Los An-
geles Lodge of Elks, No. 99) ; Delta C^ii,
Delta Theta Phi (hon.), Sigma Delta Kappa
(hon ) - Independent Order of Foresters;
Shrine, Al Malaikah Temple; Amer. Legion
Post No. 8; Concord Camp Heroes of '76;
National Sojourners (Past Pres.. Los An-
geles Chapter No. 26); Arnama Club; U. S.
Army and Navy Club; U. S. Naval Reserve
Officers Assn.; U.S. Navy League, Regional

Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 1103 State Bldg., Los Ange-
les, Calif.

Home Address: 215 So. Occidental Blvd.,
Los Angeles, Calif.

McCOMBS, Vernon Monroe,

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

Superintendent, Latin American Mission Con-
ference in Western United States for Meth-
odist Church.

Born: Parkers Prairie (Minn.), July 7, 1875;
s. of Adeline B. (Warriner) and George
Nath.'in McCombs.

Education: Alexandria High School, St.
Cloud State College, Hamline Univ. (St.
Paul, Minn.); Drew Theological Seminary
(Madison, N.J.); New York Univ.
Degrees: A.B., 1903, M.A., 1906, New York
U.; B D., 1906, D.D., 1917, Hamline U.
Married: Eva Mabel, d. of Rev. Fred E.
White at Enosburg Falls (Vt.), 1906; ch.:
Frederick George, Anita Warriner (Mrs.
Clifford L. Hutson), Kenneth Monroe.
Prof. Record: College Book Stores, Hamline
U an1 Drew Theological Seminary; led in
building the $300,000 Plaza Community Cen-
ter (Los Angeles), the Spanish American
Inst. (Gardena, Calif.), and many other
churches and community centers. Supt.,
Methodist Missions in Peru; Dist. Supt., So.
Calif. Conference; Supt. at present of Latin
Amer'oan Mission Conference, Western U.S.,
for the Methodist Church.
Directorships: Board of Plaza Community
Center; Spanish American Inst.; Latin Am-
erican Board of Methodist Church.
Publications: El Mexicano Magazine; vol-
ume, From Over the Border (50,500 edition

Army Service: YMCA Army Camp work.
Memberships: Commonwealth Club: Masonic
Order; Maccabees; Pi Gamma Mu (Nat. So-
cial Service fraternity) .
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Photography, camping, golf,
visiting historical and scenic features of the
United States, Mexico, and South America.
Bus. Address: 125 E. Sunset Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 5202 Townsend Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif.

McCORD, Clare

Owner, McCord Mail Advertising Co.; Gen-
eral Manager, Mel-O-Glo Co., Calif.; Gen-
eral Manager, Clare McCord & Associates.
Born- Springfield (Mo.), July 3, 1898; s. of
Mattie (Shaffer) and Clayton McCord.
Education: Grammar schools. Polytechnic
High School (Long Beach); Occidental Coll.
(Los Angeles, Calif.).

Married: Georgianna, d. of Celia May (Ty-
ler) and Charles Edward Burton, at Long
Beach, June 26, 1938; ch.: Virginia Mae.
Bus Record: Started McCord Mail Advertis-
ing Co , Long Beach, 1920 (today is oldest
adver i£.ing firm in city). For 9 consecutive
years, 1932-41, won highest honors in Direct
Advertising Field at Conventions in United
States, Hawaiian Islands, and England. Or-
ganized Clare McCord & Associates, 1929
(found raising organization operating over
Pacifi'' Coast states). Pres., Long Beach
Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1930-31; Long
Beach Advertising Club, 1932-33. Organized
Mel-O-Glo Co. of Calif, (distributors of new
electrically illuminated signs), 1940.

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