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Lotto in Warsaw; first concert tour when
eight, second tour at 10 (both in Russ.),
ending with an appearance at the Gatchlna
Palais before Czar Nicolas II and Dowager
Czarina; in 1899 entered Petersbourg Con-
Czarina; in 1889 entered Petersbourg Con-
servatory, graduated, 1904, with Gold Medal
and Michel Palais Prize; Concertized in
Ger., 1904-07, concentrated on counter-point,
canon, fugue and form (self-instructed), and
took orchestration from Ma.xlmilin Stein-
berg — after completing these studies, re-
sumed concert activity and intensive com-
posing; in 1911 was elected Chmn. of Mu-



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sic Com. of Soc. for Hebrew Music in
Leningrad: Head of Violin and Chamber
Music classes at Khardov Conservatory
(Russ.), 1913-16; extensive concertizing
(over 1000), 1918-22; also Head of Violin
Master Class and Chamber Music Dept. of
Leningrad Artists' Union; at end of 1922,
left Russia for tour through Latvia (Ger.);
visited Austria, Italy, Egypt, Palestine,
and France; lived in Berlin till the end
1924; came to U. S. A.. Jan. 1, 1925 (in
New York till Aug. 1934 — then in Holly-
wood) ; composed over eighty original works
and over seventy free transcriptions for
orchestra, chamber music, chorus, vocal and
instrumental solos: stage and screen music;
translated into Eng., Rimsky-Korsakov's
Practical Manual of Harmony. Compo-
sions have been performed in most of
the countries of the world — U. S. A.,
by the Boston Symphony Orchestra (Kous-
sevitsky), Los Angeles (Klemperer) and
Usigli), Solo pieces played by: Heifetz,
Zim.balist. Szigeti, Menuhin, Nina Koshetz,
Sophie Braslau and many others; Fritz
Reiner introudced an orchestral work (Golem-
Suite) at the Internat. Festival. Venice
(It) ; Pro Arte Quartet introduced in Los
Angeles the Sinfonietta for string quartet
(commd. by League of Composers). Third
Concerto for Violin played by the Composer
with the Los Angeles Symphony (commd. by
Heifetz).

PubJications: Publishers: Universal Edition
(Vienna), Belaieff (Leipzig), Edit. Russe de
Musique (Paris), Jibneh, Juwal (Palestine).
Carl Fischer. G. Schirmer (New York), Bloch
Pub. Co. (New York), Zimmerman (Leip-
zig. Jurgenson, Johansen (Russ.); New Mu-
sic (Calif.), etc.

Army Service: Russian Army, 1916-18.
Memberships: Bohemians (New York), Cres-
cendo Club (L. A.); Mailamm-Amer. Pales-
tine Mus. Soc. (Hon. Chmn. of L. A. Chap.);
Amer. Soc. of Composers, Authors and Pub-
lishers, Amer. Composers Alliance, Amer.
Guild of Mus. Artists, Amer. Fedr. of Mu-
sicians, Musicological Soc, Pro Musica Soc.
(Los Angeles). Amer. Soc. of Music Ar-
rangers.

Religion: Hebrew.

Home Address: 2621 No. Beachwood Dr.,
Hollywood, Calif.

ACRET, George Edward.

Lawyer.

Born: Brooklyn (N. Y.), Dec. 23, 1886; s. of
Kate (Franklin) and George W. Acret.
Education: Brooklyn Pub. Schs. ; U. of Wis.
Married: Virginia R., d. of Hoyt Evans, in
Santa Monica (Calif.), Sept. 23, 1932; ch.:
Mary and John (by former mariage).
Prof. Record: Engaged in practice of law
since 1919; admitted to bar of State of
Wash., 1919, Calif., 1923, Wash., D. C,
1937; was Dist. Atty. of Grays Harbor Co.
(Wash.), 1920-22; City Atty. of Venice
(Calif.), 1923-25; Mem. of Nat. Bituminous
Coal Com., 1935-37.

Army Service: Overseas during World War I
with Amer. Air Serv., 1917-19; commd. 2nd
Lt., July, 1918, at Saumur (France) : commd.
Capt., Wash. Nat. Guard, July, 1920.
Religion: Episcopal.

Recreations: Gadrening, swimming, and golf.
Bus. Address: 650 So. Grand Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Adrdess: 605 So. Irving Blvd., Los
Angeles, Calif.



ADAM, Ronald McDonald.

Supervisor of Santa Barbara Co.
Born: Santa Maria (Calif.), Sept. 8, 1884;
s. of Esther (Spencer) and Alexander Adam.
Education: Schools of Lompoc, Calif.
Married: Linda J., d. of C. K. Hardenbrook,
in Lompoc (Calif.), Nov. 8, 1905; ch.: Ka-
thryn (Mrs. Conner), J. Donald, and Ken-
neth L.

Bus. Record: Owner and Publisher of the
Lompoc Record since Sept. 22, 1912.
Directorships: Chairman of Advisory Ed.,
Bank of America, Lompoc Branch.
Memberships: Masons, Lompoc Lodge F. &
A.M., La Purisima (Chapter R.A.M., (Past
Master and Past High Priest of these
bodies*; Member St. Omer Commandery,
Knights Templar: Member of Al Malaikah
Shrine Temple and Potentate's Ambassador;
Eagles; Lompoc Rotary (Past Pres.)
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Horseback riding at ranch.
Bus. Address: Lompoc, Calif.
Home Address: 112 E. Ocean Ave., Lom-
poc, Calif.

ADAMS. (Mrs.) Annette Abbott.

B.L., J.D.

Lawyer.

Born: Prattville (Calif.); d. of Annette Fran-
ces (Stubbs) and Hiram B. Abbott.
Education: U. of Calif.

Degrees: B.L., 1904, and J.D., 1912, U. of
Calif.

Prof. Record: Principal, Modoc County High
School, 1907-10; Asst. U.S. Attorney, North-
ern Dist. of Calif., 1914-18: U.S. Attorney,
Northern Dist. of Calif., 1918-20; Asst. U.S.
Attorney General (Wash., D.C.), 1920-21;
private law practice (San Francisco), 1921-
35; Asst. Special Counsel for the U.S., since
1935; Special Asst. to the Attornev General
(U.S.), since 1940.

Memberships: Delta Delta Delta; Amer. Bar
Assn., Amer. Institute of Law, Amer. Assn.
of Univ. Women, Women's Athletic Club (San
Francisco) ; Native Daughters of the Gold-
en West; Hon. member, Amer. Women's
Assn. (N. Y.); Calif. Club.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: 1031 Rowan Bldg., Los An-
geles, Calif.; 1320 Ballour Bldg., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Address: 1271 Sherwood Rd., San
Marino, Calif.

ADAMS. Ansel (Easton).

Photographer.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.), Feb. 20, 1902;
s. of Olive (Bray) and Charles H. Adams.
Education: San Francisco.
Married: Virginia, d. of Harry Best, in Yo-
semite (Calif.), Jan. 2, 1928; ch. : Michael
and Anne.

Prof. Record: Educated as a musician: en-
tered protography as a profession in 1930;
exhibited in New York, Paris, CJhicago, San
Francisco, Detroit, Columbus, etc. ; contri-
buted extenisvely to various photographic
journals; Editor, V. S. Camera Magazine;
Member, Committee of Photography, Muse-
um of Modern Art (N.Y.).
Directorships: Dir., Sierra Club of Calif.
Publications: Taos Pueblo, original photo-
graphic prints as illustrations (Grabhorn



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Press) Mary Austin Text, lO.'iO; Makirif; a
Photograph. I'holoKraphic Text Book (Lon-
don Studio) lairi; Sicn-d Nrvddd (Tlie Ar-
chltype Press), i;);{8: Illuxtratcd Guide To
Yostcmite Valley (with Virginia Adams;
Crocker-Union), 1040.

Memberships: Sierra and Uoxliurgii (San
Francisco) Clubs.
Politics: Democrat.

Reci-eations : Mountaineering, photography.
Home Address: 131 - 24th Ave., San Fran-
cisco, Calif, and Yosemite National Park,
Calif.

ADAMS, Bon O., B.S., M.D., F.A.C.S.
Surgeon.

B rn: Marion (Kan.), Sept. 17, 1872; s.
of Mary Elizabeth (Lowe) and Godfrey
Adams.

Education: Public Schools of Eaton and
Volporiso (Ind.); Nat. Normal U., Lebanon,
Ohio) ; U. of Ind., Med. Coll.
Degrees: B.S., Nat. Normal U., 1898; M.D.,
U. of Ind. Med. Coll., 1901.
Married: Jean, daughter of Ethan Allen
Andrews, in Deadwood, (S.D.), Oct. 6,
1902; ch.: Donald Galen (Atty.) and Mary
Elizabeth (Mrs. McCarty).
Prof. Record: Taught school for eight years;
Surgeon, Home Stake Gold Mining Co., 1902;
Asst. Chief Surgeon of Minnequa Hosp.,
Colorado Fuel and Iron Co., at Pueblo
(Colo.) for ten years. Private practice of
surgery since 1916 in Riverside (Calif.); read
numerous papers before med. societies.
Directorships: Member, Board of Governors,
Amer. Coll. of Surgeons.

Army Service: Ind. Nat. Guard, 1901-02;
Capt. Med. Corps. U.S. Army, 1917.
Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Coll. of Sur-
geons, 1921; Riverside Rotary (Founder
Member and Past. Pres.); Mason 32°, Knight
Templar.

Religion : Protestant-Methodist.
Politics: Independent Republican.
Recreation: Travel.

Bus. Address: 3616 Main St., Riverside,
Calif.

Home Address: 3712 Central Ave., River-
side, Calif.

ADAMS. Burton A.. B.S., M.D.
Supt., San Diego County Hospitals
Born: Burritts Rapids (Ont., Can.), April
2, 1879; s. of Esther Elizabeth (Howe) and
Ezra Adams.
Education: U. of Neb.
Degrees: B.S., M.D., U. of Neb.
Married: Nelle, d. of Barney Elias, in Bris-
tol (S.D.), June 7, 1907; ch.: Burton E.E.,
M.D., Robert M.E., M.D. ; Elizabeth Esther;
Davide Burdette E. Adams.
Prof. Record: General practice from 1905-29;
Hospital Administration since Jan., 1922.
Directorships : Supt., San Diego County Hosp.
Army Service: Selective Service Board, Vol-
unteer Med. Corp. World War I.
Memberships: Mason, Odd Fellow, Shrine,
Civ. Legion; San Diego Club and University
Club.

Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hunting, fishing, golf, hand
ball, and all outside sports.



Bu.i. Address: San Diego County Ho.sp., San
Diego, Calif.

H'ime Address: 350 Front St., San Diego,
Calif.



ADAMS. Charles Gibbs.

Land.scape Architect.

Born: Los Angeles (Calif.); s. of Caroline

Ilalscy (Gibbs) and Count Louis Theodore

Adams.

Education: Grad., Bus. Coll.; Merrill-Mil-
ler Coll. (San Francisco) ; spl. .study, U. of
Calif.; studied landscaping in U.S. and
Europe.

Prof. Record: Began as Landscape Architect,
Los Angeles, 1916; now engaged in city
planning and tree surgery; Land.scape Archi-
tect for Pilgrimage Play (Hollywood) and
Mission Play, San Gabriel (Calif.); principal
works: Mountain Estate (1000 acres) of
George Owen Knapp; Paradise, 1300 acre
estate of Cecil B. DeMille; La Cuesta En-
cantada, 300,000 acre estate of William Ran-
dolf Hearst; Arabian Horse Ranch, 802 acre
estate of W.K. Kellogg; Sch. Grounds. Hol-
lywood, Whittier, Covina, Sierra Madre,
Pasadena; Parks of Azusa, Glendale. Co-
vina, .So. Pasadena, Beverly Hills, Rancho
Santa Fe, Alhambra, etc. ; Gardens of Con-
rad Nagel, Jack Holt, Milton Sills, Mrs.
Leslie Carter, Adela Rogers St. Johns, Al
Christie. Carrie Jacobs Bond, Loretta Young,
Ruth Chatterton; Desert Botanic Garden,
Phoenix (Ariz.), etc.

Directorships: Mem. of Bd. Landscape Ar-
chitects, Hollywood Bowl; Dir., City Plan-
ning Assn.; Vice-Pres., Nat. Plant, Flower
and Fruit Guild ; Dir. Amer. Green Cross.
Memberships: Citizens' Com. on Parks,
Playgrounds and Beaches: Bd. of Archs. U.
of So. Calif.; Artists Council of So. Calif.
(Chmn.); Amer. Reforestation Assn.: Cac-
tus and Succulent Soc. of Amer. (Ex-Nat.
Pres.); Hist. Soc. of So. Calif. (Pres.); Ma-
son; Garden Club of So. Pasadena (Dir.,
Ex-Pres.); Jonathan; Los Fiesteros (Pres.);
Rotary of L.A. (Chmn.).

Publication: The Treasure Trees of Calif or-
nia; Contributor to Los Angeles Times,
Country Life, House and Garden, Architec-
tural Record, Architectural Digest, Architect
& Engineer, etc.

Bus. Address: 440 Arroyo Dr., South Pasa-
dena, Calif.

Home Address: 919 Palm Ave., So. Pasa-
dena (Calif.)

ADAMS. Edward August. Ph.B., LL.B.
Lawj'er.

Born: Spencer (Iowa), Mar. 29, 1885; s. of
Katherlne (Neuman) and John B. Adams.
Education: Oberlin Acad.; Brown U.; U. of
Iowa.

Degrees: Ph.B., Brown U., 1912; LL.B.,
U. of Iowa, 1916.

Prof. Record: Practice of law, banking,
and farming in Iowa, 1916-26, spending the
last three yrs. in Des Moines (Iowa) ; has
been engaged in the gen. practice of law
in Los Angeles (Calif.) since 1926; is inter-
ested in oil development; was a Mem., Hen-
ry Ford Peace Expdn.

Directorships: Life Trustee, Brown U. and
Dir., Hollywood Turf Club.
Army Service: Officers Training Sch., Camp
Taylor at close of World War I.
Memberships: Brown U. and U. of Iowa
Alumni; Brown Western Region Alumni;



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Assn. (Vice-Pres.) ; Order of Coif; Bel-Air
Country Club; Beta Theta PI, Phi Delta Phi.
Religion : Baptist.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Gardening, golf, and general
sports.

Bus. Address: Rowan Bldg., Los Angeles,
Calif.

Home Address: 838 Malcolm Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

ADAMS, Elbert Garnette.

Owner, Livingston Chronicle, and Hilmar En-
terprise.

Born: Elizabeth (Colo.), Aug. 11, 1889; s.
of Mertie (Dratt) and Charles Henry Adams.
Education: Santa Rosa and Auburn (Calif.)
Married: Mayme, d. of Lillie and Elias W.
Hamlett, in Stocl^ton (Calif.), Oct. 25, 1911;
ch.: Vernon Hamlett and Udell (Mrs. Roy).
Bus. Record: Entered newspaper work as
Reporter in Sacramento in 1906; nine years
with daily papers of Sacramento, San Fran-
cisco and Fresno; past twenty- five yrs. Edi-
tor and Owner of Livingson Chronicle: Mem.
Calif. State Asembly, representing Merced
and Madera Cos., 1925-31.
Memberships: Livingston Lodge F. & A.M.;
Merced Lodge, L.O.O.M.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Livingston, Calif.; Hilmar,
Calif.
Home Address: Livingston, Calif.

ADAMS. Professor Fay Greene, A.B.,

M.A., Ph.D.
Director of Student Teaching, U. of So. Calif.
Born: Calif., d. of Lulu J. (Harper) and
Samuel K. Greene.

Education: Columbia U. (N.Y.); U. of So.
Calif.

Degrees: A.B., 1926, M.A., 1929, U. of So.
Calif.; Ph. D., Columbia U., 1934.
Married: William Douglas, s. of Rev. Wil-
liam T. Adams, in Calif., 1924; ch. : Mari-
lyn.

Prof. Record: Elem. Teacher in L. A. City
Schools, 1924; 1926 worked in Secondary
Field and in Teacher Training Dept., U. of
Calif, at L.A.; 1929 became Mem. of Edn.
Dept., U. of So. Calif., in charge of Elem.
Teacher Training. Established elementary
training sch., 1932; has written in the
fields of elem. edn. and social studies.
Publicatiojis: Author or Co- Author of Teach-
ing the Bright Pupil (Henry Holt & Co.),
1930; Story of Nations (Henry Holt & Co.),
1934, enlarged edit., 1940; Initiation of Ac-
tivity Program into the Public School (Co-
lumbia U. Press), 1934; Problems of Educa-
tion (So. Calif. Sch. Book Depository), 1938;
Man, the Nature Tamer (Henry Holt & Co.),
1941.

Memberships: Pi Lambda Theta, Delta Kap-
pa Gamma, Kappa Delta, Phi Beta Kappa.
Religion: Christian.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: University of Southern Cali-
fornia, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 10307 Lorenzo Dr., Los
Angeles Calif.

ADAMS, Professor Frank, A.B., M.A.,
Professor of Irrigation; Irrigation Economist
in the Experiment Station; Irrigation Econo-



mist in the Giannini Foundation, U. of
Calif.

Born: Chicago (111.), Sept. 19, 1875; s. of
Delia Ray (Cooper) and Edward Francis
Adams.

Education: Stanford U. and U. of Neb.
Degrees: A.B., Stanford U., 1901; M.A., U.
of Neb., 1906.

Married: Amy B., d. of Ellen M. and Pier-
son P. Hill, in Montoursville (Pa.), June 20,
1906; ch.: Helen M. (Mrs. Percy M. Barr) ;
Francis E. ; David H. ; Thomas C.
Prof. Record: Prof. Irrigation Investigations
and Practice, Coll. of Agri., U. of Calif.,
since 1916; also Irrigation Economist in
Calif. Agrl. Expt. Sta. ; successively, 1900-06,
and 1910-39, Agt. and Expert, Irrigation
Asst., Irrigation Engr., Irrigation Mgr. and
Collaborator in Irrigation investigations, U.
S. Dept. Agr.; Cons. Engr. U.S. Bureau of
Reclamation 1926-40; Cons. Irr. Economist,
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, 1940 to date;
Cons. Engr., Internat. Water Com., U.S.
and Mex., 1928-30.; Consultant, Nat. Re-
sources Planning Board (Water Resources
Com.) since 1936.

Publications: Numerous Govt., State of
Calif., U. of Calif, reports and bulletins.
Anyiy Service: Army Ednl. Corp. (France),
Mar. -June, 1919.

Memberships: Commonwealth and Faculty
Club.

Bus. Address: University of California, Ber-
keley, Calif.

Home Address: 1831 San Juan Ave., Ber-
keley, Calif.

ADAMS, Professor George Plimpton,

B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Mills Prof, of Mental and Moral Philosophy
and Civil Polity, U. of Calif.
Born: Northboro (Mass.) Oct. 7, 1882; s.
of Caroline Amelia (Plimpton) and Edwin
A. Adams.

Education: Lewis Inst. (Chicago); Harvard
U.

Degrees: B.A., 1904, M.A., 1908, Ph.D.,
1912, Harvard U.

Married: Mary K., d. of Rev. Allan Shel-
don Woodle, Narberth (Pa.), 1908; ch.:
George P., Jr., Cornelia (Mrs. Lonnberg),
and John.

Publications: Idealism and the Modern Age,
1918; contributions to U. of Calif. Publica-
tions in Philosophy.
Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Univeristy of California, Ber-
keley, Calif.

Home Address: 745 Santa Barbara Rd., Ber-
keley, Calif.

ADAMS, Lady.

Journalist.

Born: Ashley House near Aberdeen (Scot-
land), d. of Margaret (Milne) and John
Cook.

Education: In Scotland, and in Geneva
(Switzerland).

Married: The Late Sir John Adams, M.A.,
B.Sc, F.C.P., LL.D.

Prof. Record: Contributor to The Atlantic
Monthly, Christian Science Monitor, London
Times, News Chronicle, Herald (Glasgow),
Bulletin (Glasgow), Star (London), West-
minster Gazette, Punch, Manchester Guar-



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dian, Sunday Tiincn, liookmiin, Nrw Zea-
land Ilriald. ainr (Auckland, Now Zi'iiland),
Cape Timrs, most of llio Educational maga-
zines In (Jrcal Hiilaln: Fnrlninhlli/, Coun-
tryman, Quern. Lady. Cornhill-Siwclator.
Decoration: Modaille do La Uoine Elizabeth
(Belgium).
Home: Hollywood Hotel, Los Angeles, Calif.

ADAMS, Professor Lucy Lockwood,

A.B., M.A., Ph.D.
Asso. Prof, of English, Mills Coll.
Born: New Haven (Conn.), Doc. 9, 1890; d.
of Sara Elizabeth (Husted) and William
Ellison Lockwood.

Education: Redlands High Sch.; U. of Red-
Irnds; U. of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., U. of Redlands, 1916; M.A.,
1917. P.hD., 1925, U. of Calif.
Married: Bertram Martin, s. of Francis
Adams, in Dutch Flat (Calif.), June 11,
1936; ch.: Ellison Lockwood Hazard, Adel-
heid Elizabeth and Jacqueline Noel.
Prof. Record: High sch. Teacher, Hilo (Ha-
waii), and Redlands; Coll. Teacher U.of Red-
lands, St. Mary of the Wasatch (Utah) ;
Member of English Dept., Mills Coll., since
1920; extension teaching, U. of Utah: sum-
mer session teaching, U. of Calif, (both in
Berkeley and Los Angeles), U. of Colo.,
Holy Rosary Coll., U. of N. Mex.; Lecturer
for women's clubs around Bay Region.
Publications: The Frontier in American Lit-
erature (Crowell), 1927; In Search of Amer-
ica (Crowell), 1930; The Roan Pegasus (a
study of proletarian literature), in Mills
Faculty Studies (Eucalyptus Press), 1937;
Editor, Plays from the Drama Workshop
(Eucalyptus Press), 1937; magazine articles
in Catholic World, English Journal, Poet
Lore, etc.
Religion: Catholic.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Gardening, children, radio, thea-
ter, and chamber music.

Bus. Address: Mills College, Oakland, Calif.
Home Address: "Oakcroft", Lucy Lane, Wal-
nut Creek, Calif.; Summer home: "High
House" Dutch Flat, Calif.

ADAMS, Marvin Earle.

Publisher, Healdsburg Tribune and Enterprise.
Born: Chicago (111.), June 3, 1889; s. of
Ruth (Miner) and Marvin Osborne Adams.
Education: Mount Vernon Elem. Schl. (N.Y.)
Mountain View High Sch. (Calif.).
Married: Agones, d. of Josefa and Frank
Urban, Los Altos (Calif.), June 25, 1913;
ch.: Ruth (Mrs. East), Marjorie and Doro-
thy.

Prof. Record: In July, 1908 became Pub-
lisher, May field (Calif.) Republican; bought
Campbell (Calif.) Interurban Press, April 1,
1909, ran it until Jan., 1910, when sold it
to become Foreman of Lamar (Colo.) Daily
News; returned to Calif, in Dec, 1910,
to become Newspaper Foreman of Palo Alto
Times; joined engineering crew. So. Pac. Ry.,
Apr. 1, 1912-13; became Publisher, Ukiah
Times, Feb. 1913, resigned Sept. 1913; Pub-
lisher, Sonoma County News (Sebastopol,
Calif.), Nov., 1913 to Dec, 1914; bought
half interest in Lake County Bee (Lake-
port (Calif.) and became Publisher, July
1. 1915; sold interest Mar. 1, 1918; Business
Mgr., Palo Alto Times until Oct., 1918;
leased Healdsburg Tribune (weekly), Nov.
1, 1918; bought Tribune, Nov. 1, 1919;



bought Heald.sburK Enlerprise, 1929, and
still o|)erallnt; Healrlsburg Enterprine and
Tribune (seml-wockly since Jan. 1, 1938).
Membrrships: Pro.s., Healdsburg KIwani.s,
1910; Keeper of Records and Seal, Friend-
ship Lodge No. 91, and Past Grand Trus-
tee of Calif. Domain, Knights of Pythias;
Hon. Mem. Healdsburg 20-.'50 fholped or-
ganize it;; Healdsburg Golf Culb. Chamber
of Commerce.

Religion: Presbyterian (Trustee of Healds-
burg church).

Politics: Rei)ublican (Vice-Chmn. Co. Central
Com.).

Recreations: Fishing, golf and travel.
Bus. Address: Healdsburg Tribune and En-
terprise, Healdsburg, Calif.

Home Address: 428 Tucker St., Healdsburg,
Calif.



ADAMS, Morgan, A.B.
President, Mortgage Guarantee Company.
Born: Dayton, O., Apr. 14, 1886; s. of Lillian
T. (Turner) and James H. Adams.
Education: Thatchers School, Ojai (Calif.);
Amer. Coll., Strasburg (Germany); Stan-
ford U.

Degrees: A.B., Stanford U., 1908.
Married: Virginia; d. of Virginia H. (Bell)
and James A. Phillips; ch.: two sons.
Bus. Record: Went into bond business In
1908 (Los Angeles) with father under name
of James H. Adams & Co.; Vice-Pres., Mort-
gage Guar. Co., L.A., 1913; Pres. of same
in 1922.

Navy Service: U. S. Navy, Apr. 6, 1916, until
close of war; retired as Lt. Commander,
1921.

Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa
Epsilon; Calif., L. A. Yacht, L. A. Stock
Exchange, N. Y. Yacht and L. A. Country
Clubs.

Recreations: Yachting, golf.

Bus. Address: 626 So. Spring St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: Talmadge Apts., Los Ange-
les, Calif.



ADDICOTT, Fredrick Taylor, A.B., Ph.D.

Instructor in Biological Sciences, Santa Bar-
bara State College.

Born: Oakland, Calif., Nov. 16, 1912; s.
James Edwin Addicott and Ottilia (Klein).

Education: Stanford U.; Calif. Inst, of Tech.

Degrees: A.B., Stanford, 1934; Ph.D., Calif.
Inst, of Tech., 1939.

Married: Alice, d. of Otis D. Baldwin (of
San Jose), Stanford Chapel, Aug. 11, 1935;
ch.: Donald James.

Prof. Record: Research Asst., Carnegie Inst,
of Wash., Stanford Lab., 1933-34; Teach-
ing Asst., School of Biological Sciences,
Stanford U. 1934-37; Teaching Fellow, Calif.
Inst, of Tech., Div. of Biology, 1937-39; In-
structor in Biological Sciences, Santa Bar-
bara State Coll., 1939—.

Directorships: La Primavera (Spring Flow-
er Festival) of Santa Barbara.

Publications: Has written several scientific
papers in the field of Plant Growth Sub-
stances.

Memberships: Sigma XI; Alpha Phi Omega;
Botanical Soc. of Amer. ; Amer. Soc. of Plant



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Physiologists; Amer. Assn. for the Adv. of

Science.

Recreations: Hiking, fishing, camping.

Bits. Address: Santa Barbara State College,

Santa Barbara, Calif.

Home Address: 1751 Grand Ave., Santa

Barbara, Calif.

ADDIS. H(arold) A(hmed) Noureddin.

Writer, Editor, Lecturer.

Born: Washington Co. (Ohio), Aug. 6. 1884;
s. of Eleanor Mathews (Peebles) and Her-
schel Leander Addis.

Education: Chesterhill High Sch., Chester-
hill (Morgan Co., Ohio) ; Ohio State U. (Col-
umbus, O. ) ; private instructors.
Married: Marguerite Lynch O'Vens, d. of
Annie (Whittingham) and Alfred Luis O'-
Vens, Paris (France), Dec. 27, 1906; ch.:
Halid Samuel, Hugh A., Haidee Elinor, m.
Dudley.

Prof. Record: Studied extensively and has
done considerable research in Southeastern
Europe and Asia Minor, chiefly historical,
racial, philological, and anthropological work;
has written a considerable amount of fic-
tion with settings mainly in the above
mentioned districts; much of his writmgs
have been published in magazines; has also
investigated at great length the problem of
Atlantis, the sunken continent; has written
some and lectured extensively on that sub-
ject. Speaks on poetry and fiction tech-
nic. On acount of ill health writings have
not been quite so frequent of late.
Memberships: Masonic Order; also Descend-
ants of the Amer. Revolution.
Religion: Muslim.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Swimming.

Bus. and Home Address: 320 W. Grand View
Ave., Sierra Madre, Calif.

ADDIS, Profesor Thomas, M.B., Ch.B.,
M.D., M.R.C.P.
Professor of Medicine, Stanford University,
Medical School.

Born: Edinburgh (Scotland), July 27, 1881;
s. of Cornelia Beers (Campbell) and Thom-
as Chalmers Addis.

Education: Watson's College (Edinburgh)
and Edinburgh U.

Degrees: M.B., Ch.B., 1905, M.D., M.R.C.P.,
1908, all Edin.

Married: Elesa Bolton, d. of John Partridge,
San Francisco, 1914; ch. : Elesa Campbell
and Jean Thorburn.

Prof. Record: Carnegie Research Scholar and
Fellow, 1908-11; Registrar, Leith Hosp.
(Scot.), 1911; Clinical Asst., Edinburgh
Royal Infirmary (Scot.), 1911; Asst. Prof,
of Medicine, Stanford U., Med. Schl.. 1911;
Assoc. Prof, of Medicine, Stanford U., Med.
Schl., 1913; Prof, of Medicine, 1916 — .
Publications: Renal Lesion in Bright' s Dis-
ease (Hueber), 1933.

Army Service: Capt., U.S. Med. Corps.,
1917-19.

Bus. Address: Stanford University Medical



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