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Metzger.

Education: Indiana U. (1912-14, 1924-28);
Harvard U. (1914-15) ; Benjamin Harrison
Law School (Indianapolis) ; Indiana Law Sch.
Degrees: A.B., 1926, M.A., 1928, Indiana
U.; LL.B., Benjamin Harrison Law School,
1917; Indiana Law School, 1927.
Married: (1) Leslie Shaw (Indianapolis),
June 15, 1915 (divorced, 1919); ch.: Joan.
(2) Ruth Spring (Indianapolis), Nov. 14,
1923; ch. : Elizabeth Ann, Mary Lou.
Prof. Record: Began practice of law at
Indianapolis, 1916; Deputy Prosecuting Atty.
of Marion County (Indiana), 1916-17; Claim
Dept., Travelers Insurance Co., 1919-20;
with law firm Robinson, Symmes & Melson,
1920-27; Counsel and Director, Assoc. The-
atre Owners of Indiana, 1927-35; Dir., Al-
lied States Assn. Motion Picture Exhibitors,
1930-35. Asst. Prof., Economics and Soci-
ology, Indiana U., 1926-35; Assoc. Prof.,
Sociology, Butler h., 1932-33; Lecturer in
Dental Jurisprudence, Indiana U. School of
Dentistry, 1926-35. Now Member of Staff,



Production Code Administration, Motion
Picture Producers & Distributors of Amer-
ica, Inc.

Publications: State Income Taxation (co-
author), 1926. Writer of monographs and
papers on taxation, delinquency, crime, etc.
Arjny Service: Served as Lieut., Field Ar-
tillery, U.S.A., 1917-19; now Captain, Judge
Advocate General's Dept., Reserve.
Memberships: American, Indiana State, and
Indianapolis Bar Assns.; Amer. Economic
Assn.; Amer. Sociological Society; Amer.
Statistical Assn.; Amer. Assn. of Social
Workers; Sons of Veterans; Military Order
of Foreign Wars; Military Order of the
World War; Reserve Officers Assn.; Judge
Advocates Assn.; U.S. Infantry Assn.; U.S.
Quartermaster Assn.; Amer. Legion; Forty
and Eight; Alpha Tau Omega, Sigma Delta
Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho. Clubs: Harvard
of So. Calif., Big Ten, Univ. of So. Calif.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 5504 Hollywood Blvd., Holly-
wood, Calif.

MEYER, Professor Karl Friedrich,

Ph.D., M.D.h.c.

Bacteriologist; Director, G. W. Hooper
Foundation, and Professor of Bacteriology,
Univ. of Calif. Medical Centre, San Fran-
cisco.

Born: Basel (Switzerland), May 19. 1884;
s. of Sophie (Lichtenhahn) and Theodor
Meyer.

Education: Univ. of Basel, Zurich, Bern,
Munich, Institute for Infectious Diseases
(Bern).

Degrees: Swiss Fed. Diploma, 1907; Ph.D.,
Zurich; M.D.h.c, Zurich, 1937.
Married: Mary Lindsay, d. of William Lind-
say (of Wilmington, Delaware) in Phila-
delphia, July 15, 1913; ch.: Charlotte.
Prof. Record: Pathologist, Transvaal Govt.,
1907-10; Prof, of Pathology, Univ. of Penn.,
1910-13; Dir., Laboratory Live Stock Sani-
tary Bd.; Assoc, and Prof, of Bacteriology,
1913-15, Assoc. Prof, of Tropical Med.,
1915-24, Prof, of Bacteriology, Univ. of
Calif., 1924 — ; Dir., Hooper Foundation;
Consultant State Dept. of Public Health.
Publications: Many scientific articles.
Arrny Record: Consultant, U.S.P.H. Service
National Advisory Council.
Memberships: The Family, Commonwealth.
Religion : Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Mountaineering, photography,
medical philately.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California Medical
Centre, San Francisco, Calif.
Home Address: 2841 Lincoln Way, San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

MEYER. Milton

Insurance Broker.

Born: San Francisco, Sept. 7, 1885; s. of

Tillie (Bloch) and Louis Meyer.

Education: Pacific Heights Grammar Sch.,

Commercial High Sch. (San Francisco).

Married: Sophie Herzberg, in San Francisco,

Aug. 24, 1913.

Bus. Record: Insurance brokerage business

for thirty-four years. Former Mem., San



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Fninclsco Art Com. nnd San Francisco
Traffic Survey Com., Vlcc-Prcs., City Plan-
nlnK Com.

Mcmbrr.ihips: Lebanon LotlRC, Masons (Pa.st
Master, Trcna.); San Francisco Bodies of
Scottl.sh lUle, :V2°. Islam Temple; H'nal
B'rith (I'asI Cr.ind I'res.); Vlce-Pres,, SInal
Memorial Chapel; Insurance Brokers Ex-
chanKC (Past Pros.); Society of Insurance
Brokers; Natl. Assn. of Insurance ARents;
Native Sons of Golden West; B'nal B'rith
Womens Auxiliary (Life Member); San
Francisco Hotel Assn. (Vlce-Pres. for five
yrs.).

Religion : Jewish.

Politics: Republican.

Jus. Address: 369 Pine St., San Francisco,

Calif.

Home Address: 2101 Pacific Ave., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

MEYERS. Raymond Edwin

Radio EnRinecr; Sr. Inspoclor of Radio,
Navy Yard.

Born: Cambridge (Mass.), Mar. 2, 1895; s.
of Lizzie Maude (French) and James E.
Myers, E.E.

Education: Erasmus High (Brooklyn, N.Y.);
Navy Electrical and Radio Sch.
Married: Margaret Dorothy, d. of Arthur J.
Brown. U. S. Army, in St. Peters (Thapel,
Navy Yard (Mare Island, Calif.), Oct. 27,
1939; ch.: Marilyn (Jean, Robert and Faith
by former marriage) .

Prof. Record: Served in navy sixteen yrs. as
Electrician and Radio Electrician, retired In
1930; joined expedition to North Pole In
1931, under command of Sir Hubert Wll-
klns; served as Aide and Radio Engr., News
Correspondent; Chief Engr., Sta. WDEL
(Wilmington, Delaware); Artists Bur., NBC
(Boston) ; Aid to Capt. \Mlllamson, Brazil-
Amazon Expedition, 1933; Radio Engr.,
Grace Co., various ports west coast of So.
Amer. ; Radio Operator, Radiomarine Corp.
(San Francisco) ; U. S. Govt. Radio Inspec-
tor until 1941, now Sr. Inspector of Radio
at Navy Yard, Mare Island, Calif.

Directorships: Chief Radio Eng^r. and In-
spector of Radio, Police Dept., Vallejo.
Publications: Numerous radio articles for
various radio journals and several fiction
stories In Pacific Marine Review.
Navy Service: Mex. Campaign, U. S. Navy,
1914; World War I, Aviation, transport
service and Chief of Special Police at St.
Nazalre (France); served in Spl. Service
Squadron, 1925-26; revolutions at Hon-
duras, Nicaragua, and Panama.
Awards: Silver Life Saving Medal; three
good conduct medals; Victory Medal (N.Y.
State) ; Distinguished Serv. Med. by Vets,
of Foreign Wars; Internat. Gold Medal by
Vet. Wireless Operators; Dewev Congres-
sional Medal (Hon.) by U.S.W.V.; four
citations for outstanding service, including
one citation from U. S. Army.

Memberships: Veterans of Foreign Wars,
Amer. Legion; Masons, Royal Arch, Elks;
Fleet Res. Assn.
Religion: Protestant.

Recreations: Aviation, boating, fishing, and
amateur radio.

Bus. Address: Navy Yard, Mare Island,
Calif., and Vallejo Police Dept., Vallejo,
Calif.



Home Addresn: 1901 Tcnncs.Hco St., Vallejo,
Calif.



MEYERS, Thomas John.

A.B., D.O., F.A.C.N.

Born: Winnipeg (Canada), May 11, 1fK)3;
s. of Lizzie (Doran) and Charles L. Meyers.
Education: C.inadian Secondary Schools;
Loyola and Polytechnic H. S, (Los Ange-
les); U.C.L.A.; Occidental Coll.; Coll. of
Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons.
Degrees: A.B., Occidental Coll., 19.39; D.O.,
Coll. of Osteopathic Physicians and Surfcons,
1929; F.A.C.N.. Amer. College of Neuro-
psychiatrists, 1939.

Married: Helen Ann, d. of John Redmond,
in Pasadena (Calil. ), Jan. 7, 19.33.
Prof. Record: Consulting Psychiatrist to
the osteopathic profession In Los Angeles
Co. since 19,32; Sr. Psychiatrist, Los Ange-
les Co. Osteopathic Hosp.; Assoc. Prof, of
Psychiatry, Coll. of Osteopathic Phys. and
Surg. (Los Angeles) ; Consulting Alienist,
Superior Court in Pasadena; Consulting
Alienist on Osteopathic Panel for Los An-
geles Co. Probations Dept. for Sex Offend-
ers; Chmn., Nervous and Mental Sec, Amer.
Osteopathic Assn., 19,39-41; Pres., Amer.
Coll. of Neuropsychlatrists, 1939-40; Lec-
turer before lay and professional groups on
psychiatry.

Directorships: Dir., Alcoholic and Epileptic
Clinics. Coll. of Osteopathic Physicians and
Surgeons; Dir. and Founder, Social Read-
justment Clinic (Los Angeles Co. Osteop.
Hosp.); Pres. -Elect, Pasadena Osteopathic
Soc. ; Secy., Calif. Octeopathic Neuropsy-
chiatric Soc.

Publications: Numerous articles in Journal
of American Osteopathic Association, Clin-
ical Osteopathy, Osteopathic Magazine;
many appearances before nat., state and
local osteopathic and psychiatric conven-
tions.

Memberships: Kappa Alpha, Beta Psl Chap-
ter; Atlas Club, Cricoid Chapter; Amer.
Assoc, for the Advance, of Sci.
Religion: Catholic.

Recreations: Rehabilitation of human dere-
licts, books.

Bus. Address: Security Bldg., Pasadena,
Calif.

Home Address: 413 Scott PL, Pasadena,
Calif.



MEZQUIDA, Anna Blake

Author (Fiction and Verse).
Born: San Francisco (Calif.); d. of Martha
H. (Eastman) and Maurice B. Blake.
Education: Girls' H. S. (San Francisco);
spec, work at Univ. of Calif.
Married: Mateo M. Mezquida, of Madrid
(Spain) (dec), in San Francisco (Calif.).
Prof. Record: Author of both fiction and
verse, published in such magazines as: The
Aynerican Magazine; Good Housekeeping;
Harper's Bazaar; Holland's; All-Story; The
Saturday Evening Post, and others: works
also published in England in Cassells, The
Corner Magazine, Grand Magazine, Novel
Magazine, Woman and Home, Windsor
Magazine; screen rights to several pub-
lished stories sold, and stories have appeared
or are to appear on screen.



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Memberships: Authors' League of America;

National League of Amer. Penwomen; Calif.

Writers' Club; Theta Sigma Phi (hon.);

D.A.R.

Religion : Protestant (Congregational

Church) .

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Horseback riding; swimming;

theater.

Home Address: 2030 Franklin St., San

Francisco, Calif.

MICHAEL, Professor William W., B.S.

Civil Engineer.
Asso. Prof, of Civil Engrg.
Born: Palatine Bridge (New York), 1888;
s. of Hattie (Burton) and Myron J. Michael.
Education: Tufts Coll. (Mass.).
Degrees: B.S. in C.E., Tufts Coll., 1909.
Married: Helen, d. of Schuyler C. Schultz,
in Kingston (N.Y.); ch.: one son.
Prof. Record: With New York City on topo-
graphic surveys, 1909-11; with the J.G.
White Engrg. Corp., 1912-13 and 1915;
Instr., Dept. of Drawing and Design, Michi-
gan Agrl. Coll., 1914; Office Engr. with
the Power Construction Co. of Mass., 1914-
15; in pvt. engrg. practice, 1916-18: Engr.,
Palos Verdes Estaies, summer of 1922;
Asso. and Cons. Engr. with County Engr.,
Ulster (N.Y.) summers of 1925, 1928-32;
Chief of Surveys, 200-inch Telescope, Mt.
Palomar, summer, 1935; with Calif. Inst,
of Tech. (Pasadena, Calif.) since 1918, now
in the capacity of Asso. Prof, of Civil Engrg.
Directorships: Vice-Pres., Ednl. Div., Amer.
Road Builder's Assn.

Puhlicatioyis : Various articles for technical
journals.

Memberships: Rotary; Theta Delta Chi, Sigma
Xi.

Religion: Universal.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Trout fishing.
Bms. Address: Calif. Inst, of Technology,
Pasadena, Calif.

Home Address: 388 So. Oak Ave., Pasadena,
Calif, and Bishop, Calif. *

MICHENER. Harry V.

utilities Executive; Civic Worker; Pacific
Coast Manager, Western Electric Co., Inc.
Born: Attica (Ohio), Sept. 5, 1883; s. of
Sarah A. (Corey) and Valentine A. Michener.
Education: Adrian College (Michigan).
Married: Ada B., d. of Michael Alexander
Kunkle, in Pittsburgh (Pa.), July 13, 1913;
ch.: Mrs. Harry Depert, Mrs. Charles John-
ston, Hope, Maryily.

Bus. Record: Started with Western Elec. Co.
(Pittsburgh, Pa.), on leaving college, 1906;
transferred to N.Y.C., 1913; during the next
two years traveled over the entire country
inspecting operations at various locations,
visiting about 90% of company locations;
transferred to Seattle (Wash.) In 1915, as
Stores Mgr. for N.W. territory, remaining
there through period of World War I (co-
ordinating with U.S. Govt, the handling of
equipment and supplies for shipbuilding ope-
rations) ; in 1921, transferred to San Fran-
cisco as Stores Mgr. for Pac. Coast; 1923,
made Mgr. for So. Calif. (Los Angeles) ;
1941, transferred to Emeryville (Calif.) as
Pacific Coast Manager.



Directorships: Mgr., Western Elect. Co.; Bd.
Dirs., Los Angeles Cham, of Comm.; Chmn.,
Mfgrs. and Indust. Com. of Los Angeles
Cham, of Comm. (this Com. is composed of
about 350 top Executives of Industry in Los
Angeles Co.) ; Budget Com., Los Angeles Com-
munity Chest; Treas., Los Angeles YMCA;
City wide Bd. of Dirs., YMCA; Spec. Emer-
gency Com., Amer. Red Cross; Advisory Com.,
George Pepperdine Foundation; Vocational
Dir for Calif, of Alpha Tau Omega; Defense
Com. of So. Calif.; Bd. of Dirs., LaFayette
Square Improvement Assn.
Memberships: Alpha Tau Omega (Alumni
Assn.); Wilshire Country Club; Jonathan
Club; Santa Monica Del Mar Beach Club.
Religion: Congregational (Chmn., Prudential
Com., made up of heads of the Governing
Bds. of the Ch.) Ch. of Messiah.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf and flower gardening, as-
sisting young college men in properly start-
ing their business careers.
Bus. Address: 1400— 53rd St., Emeryville,
Calif. *

MIDDOUGH, Lome Dunkin

Merchant; Assemblyman.

Born: Karney (Mo.), Sept. 10. 1893; s. of
Sadie (Dunkin) and Chas. E. Middough.
Ediwation: Long Beach Polytechnic Sr. H.S.
Married: Alice Mae, d. of Joseph Hunter, in
Long Beach (Calif.), June 1, 1914; ch.: Mrs.
Edgar Franklin Davis, Jr.; Robert Hunter.
Bus. Record: Pres., Calif. Retail Clothiers'
Assn ; Dir., Cham, of Comm. (Long Beach);
Pres Long Beach Merchants Assn., Long
Beach Travelers Aid Soc, Long Beach Adv.
Club Brotherhood of Methodist Men, Trad-
ers Club. Commissioner and Founder of Boy
Scouts of Long Beach; Co-Founder of YMCA
of Long Beach; Dir., Knox Hat Council; Co-
Founder of Long Beach Chapt., Kiwanis In-
ternat • Co-Founder and Sponsor of Kampus
Klub for Boys; Treas., Mo. State Soc; Comm.
of Civic Recreation; Treas., Roosevelt Dele-
gation from Long Beach and Assemblyman
from the 70th Distr. to the Calif. State Legis-
lature and Member of Los Angeles County
Grand Jury, 1930.

Awards: Boy Scout Founders Decoration;
15 year Veterans Decoration of the Boy
Scouts.

Memberships: Long Beach Progressive Execu-
tives.

Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Dogs, golf and scouting.
Bus. Address: City Hall, The Boys' Shop and
Rolston Hotel, Long Beach, and Assembly
Chamber, Sacramento, Calif.
Home Address: 347 Temple Ave., Long Beach,
and Hotel Berry, Sacramento. Calif.

MIDDOUGH, Robert Hunter

Merchant; Social Welfare Worker.
Born- Long Beach (Calif.), July 31, 1920; s.
of Alice Mae (Hunter) and Hon. Lome Dun-
kin Middough.

Education: Long Beach Jr. Coll.; Woodrow
Wilson H.S.

Bus. Record: Merchant; Asst. Mgr. and
Buyer, The Boys' Shop, Long Beach.
Directorships: Vice-Pres., The Boys' Shop,
Ltd.; Dir., Kampus Klub for Boys.



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Memberships: Jr. ExchnnRO, Comus, ProRrcs-
slve Exec. 100% Businessman's Clubs; Urolh-
erhoocl of Methodist Men; I'ac. Coast Club;
Boy Scouts of Amer. (Asst. Seoutmastori and
Cub Scouts of Amer. (A.sst. Cubmasler) ;
Traders Club; Long Beach Gymkahana Ath-
letic Club; Amer. Red Cross.
Religion: Methodist Episcopal.
Politics: Democratic.

Recreations: Hockey, hunting, hiking, soccer,
cricket, archery, dogs.

Bus. Address: 233 E. Broadway, Long Beach,
Calif.

//owe Address: 347 Temple Ave., Long Beach;
4104 Perlita Ave., Los Angeles; Hotel Berry,
Sacramento, and Balboa Island, Calif.

MIER. Millard M., A.B., J.D.

Lawyer; Member of the firm of Mier and
Schaper.

Born: Los Angeles (Calif.); s. of Olive B.
(Loucks) and George B. Mier.
Education: Occidental College and Univ. of
So. Calif. Law School.

Degrees: A.B., Occidental Coll., 1916; J.D.,
Univ. of So. Calif., 1924.

Married: Katherine, d. of William A. David-
son, at Pasadena (Calif.); ch. : Olive Marion,
Marjorie Ann, Millard George.
Prof. Record: Practiced 1 a w continuously
since 1924; in partnership with Wm. C.
Schaper, as firm of Mier and Schaper.
Directorships: Master Lubricants Co. of N.J •
Mt. Whitney Talc Co. ; Highland Park Cham-
ber of Commerce; Owner, Mier Commercial
Co.

Memberships: Highland Park F.&A.M., 382
(Past Master) ; Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Delta
Theta Pi; Highland Park Kiwanis Club (Past
Pres.); LAAC; Order of the Coif.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Horseback riding; photography.
Bus. Address: 5603 No. Figueroa St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 322 No. Ave. 59, Los Angeles,
Calif. »

MIKOVA. Marie

Pianist, Teacher.

Born: Omaha (Nebr.), d. of Anna (Droz-

dova) and Joseph J. Mik.

Education: Omaha (with August M. Borg-

hum) ; Paris and New York (with Wager

Swayne).

Prof. Record: For 6 years assistant to Wager
Swayne in Paris and New York Studios;
Member of Faculty, Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley)
during three summer sessions; private studies
in New York, Boston, and Los Angeles;
concert and orchestral performances in east-
ern half of U.S.; Soloist with Hollywood
Bowl orchestra and Los Angeles Philhar-
monic orchestra.

Home Address: 119 So. Madison Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif. •

MILBURN, Leigh Hope

Astrologer; Writer; Lecturer.
Born: Dunedin (New Zealand); d. of Eliza-
beth Jane (Hemsly) and John Hope.
Education: Schools in Napier (N.Z.).
Married: Joseph Milburn; ch.: two sons, both



Civil Engrs., elder In Calif. State Hwy. Dept.,
younger, following profession In Berkeley

(Calif.).

Prof. Record: Started practicing astrology
in Alameda (Calif.), 1020; for many years
Head of Horo.scope Dopt., Llewellyn Coll. of
Astrology (Los Angeles); constant contbr.
since 1928, Astrological Bulletin fthe oldest
astrological magazine In America); only con-
stant contrib. to National Astrological Jour-
nal during the whole term of Its life; Author
of The Progressed Horoscope fiimplilied (a
standard text book on Astrology), and many
articles in various astrological magazines cov-
ering a period of 15 years; much in rlemand as
a Lecturer on Astrology; has spoken many
times over the air on that subject.
Religion: Theosophy.

Home Address: 2309 Fulton St., Berkeley,
Calif. •

MILHAUD, Professor Darius

Composer; Professor of Advanced Composi-
tion, Mills College, Oakland.
Born: Aix-en-Provence (France), Sept. 4,
1892; s. of Sophie (Allatini) and Gabriel
Milhaud.

Education: Lyce Aix-en-Provence; Conserva-
tory of Music, Paris (France).
Married: Madeleine, d. of Marie (Ehrlich)
and Michel Milhaud, at Paris (France); ch.:
Daniel.

Prof. Record: Studied with many famous
teachers at Conservatory of Paris: violin.
Berthelier; harmony, Xavier Leroux; coun-
terpoint. Gedalge; composition, Widor. In
1915, won the Lepaulle Compbstion Prize with
his Sonate for Two Violins and Piano. In
1919, returned to Paris from Rio de Janiero
where he was two years at the French Lega-
tion and with several friends formed the
"Groupe des Six." Has been Pianist and
Conductor for the principal orchestras of
Europe and America; also for many societies
of chamber music and university conferences.
Prof. Milhaud is celebrated as the Composer
of symphony work, violin and piano, vocal
ensembles, chamber music, ballets, theatrical
productions, and scores for movies.
Awards: Chevalier, Legion d'Honneur
(France).

Bus. Address: Mills College, Oakland, Calif.,
and c/o Morini, 119 W. 57th St., New York
City.

Home Address: Mills College Campus, Oak-
land, Calif. Other: 10 Boulevard de Clichy,
Paris (France) and L'Enclos, Aix-en-Prov-
ence, France.

MILLAR. Richard W(illiam), A.B.

Aircraft Manufacturer; President, Vultee Air-
craft, Inc.

Born: Denver (Colorado), Jan. 8, 1899; s.
of Marguerite (Atcheson) and Edward Wil-
liam Millar.

Education: Occidental Coll. (Pasadena); Univ.

of Calif. (Berkeley).

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Calif., 1921.

Married: Catherine Armes; ch.: Richard Wil-
liam, Jr.

Bus. Record: Started as a student security
salesman, advancing to Vice-Pres., of Bank-
america-Blair & Co., Dec, 1929; resigned to
become Pres. of Bankamsrica Co., 1930; be-
came Mem. and Secy., Richfield Reorgani-
zation Comm., March. 19ci3; resigned, Dec,
1936; Spl. Financial Adviser, Universal Pic-



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tures Co., Inc., Jan. 1937; resigned to be-
come Vice-Pres., Aviation Mfg. Co. and Gen.
Mgr., Vultee Div., March 1938; Pres., Vul-
tee Aircraft, Inc. (when Vultee Div. was or-
ganized as a separate corp.), Dec, 1939 to
present.

Ar7ny Service: Military Instr., Central In-
fantry Officers Training Camp (Waco, Texas),
during World War I.

Memberships: California (Los Angeles""; Met-
ropolitan (New York) ; Phi Kappa Psi.
Religion: Episcopal.

Bus. Address: Vultee Aircraft, Inc., Vultee
Field, Calif.

Home Address: 464 Bellefontaine St., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

MILLER. Agnes Oppel

Composer.

Boryi: Braddock (Penn.), June 7, 1S91; d. of
Sarah C. (Zeurner) and Charles M. Oppel.
Education: Public schools of various states;
music, edu. obtained from private teachers.
Married: Claude C, s. of Mary A. and Ben-
ton Miller, in Idaho, 1891; ch. : Doris, Verna.
Prof Record: Composer of choir and choral
music and vocal solos: choir anthem Great Is
the Lord (Lorenz Pub. Co.), 1926; Vocal
Solo and Choral Old Ihission Bells, 1938; Vocal
Solo, Chanty, 1936, and Together. 1939
(White Smith Pub. Co.).

Memberships: Order of Eastern Star (Organ-
ist of Beacon Chapt.); Calif. Composers Soc.
(Secy., recording); First Christian Ch. of
Richmond (Organist) ; Club L' Allegro of
Richmond.

Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Making of marionettes and pro-
ducing shows.

Home Address: 2400 Andrade Ave., Rich-
mond, Calif.

MILLER, Professor Alden Holmes,

AB., M.A., Ph.D.

Director, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and
Associate Professor, Zoology, U. of California,
Berkeley.

Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), Feb. 4, 1906; s.
of Anne Lucia (Holmes) and Loye Holmes
Miller.

Education: Garvanza Grammar School and
Franklin High School (Los Angeles) ; Univ.
of Calif, at Los Angeles; Univ. of Calif.
(Berkeley) .

Degrees: A.B., U.C.L.A., 1927; M.A., 1928,
Ph.D., 1930, U. of Calif.

Married: Virginia Elizabeth, d of Alfred
Angelo Dove, at Los Angeles, Aug. 1, 1928;
ch.: Daniel Holmes, Barbara Dove, Patricia
Lynn.

Prof. Record: Teaching Asst. in Zoology, U.
of Calif. (Berkeley), 1927-28; Asst. in Zoo-
logy, 1928-30; Associate in Zoology, 1930;
Inst, in Zoology, 1931-34; Asst. Prof, of Zoo-
logy, 1934-39; Associate Prof, of Zoology,
1939_. Assistant Dean, College of Letters
and Sciences, 1939-40. Curator of birds. Mu-
seum of Vertebrate Zoology, 1939-40; Direc-
tor, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, 1940 —
(all at U. of Calif., Berkeley). Delegate,
Eighth International Ornithological Congress,
Oxford (England), 1934.
Directorships: Bd. of Directors and Secy., Bd.



of Governors, Cooper Ornithological Club;
Editor of "The Condor" (scientific journal of
the Cooper Club). Member of Council, Amer.
Ornithologists Union.

Publications: Eighty-two scientific papers on
ornithology, paleontology, and vertebrate
anatomy.

Army Service: Second Lieut., Reserve Officer,
U.S. Army, resigned 1935.
Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Ornithologists'
Union; Amer. Assn. for Advancement Of Sci-
ence: Member, Amer. Society of Zoologists;
Amer. Society of Mammalogists; Cooper Orni-
thological Club; Wilson Ornithological Club;
Corresp. Mem.. Zoological (London); Phi
Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Music, swimming.
Bus. Address: Museum of Vertebrate Zoology,
Univ. of California, Berkeley, Calif.
Home Address: 81 Edgecroft Rd., Berkeley,
Calif.

MILLER. Austin Vincente, M.D.

Surgeon.

Born: Salinas (Calif.), Feb. 7, 1877; s. of
Sally (Rhodes) and Joseph Miller.
Degrees: M.D., Cooper Med. Coll. (San Fran-
cisco), 1899.

Married: Katherine Gardner, June 29, 1906;
ch.: Sally, Miriam, and Marcia.
Prof. Record: Visiting Surgeon at the Tulare
Co. General Hospital.

Memberships: Amer. Med. Assn.; Calif. Med.
Assn.; Tulare Co. Med. Soc; Amer. Assn.
Advancement Science.
Politics: Republican.
Home Address: Porterville, Calif. *

MILLER, Carl Patterson, B.S.

Financial Editor, Publisher; President of
Dow, Jones & Company, Ltd.
Born- Riley (Kans.), Oct. 30, 1897; s. of
Martha Lavina (Patterson) and Alexander
Quintella Miller.

Education: Undergraduate, Belleville (Kans.);
Kansas State College (Manhattan).
Degrees: B.S., Kansas 'state College, 1920.
Married: Marvel Mona, d. of George W.
Merillat, at Sleepy Eye (Minn.), Sept. 24,
1920; ch.: Carl Patterson, Jr. (17), Martha
Irene (6).

Bus Record: Publisher, Belleville Telescope,
1920-25; Asst. Financial Editor, Los Angeles
Times, 1925-27; Secy, and Mgr., Los Angeles
Stock Exchange, 1927-29. Vice-Pres., Dow,
Jones & Co., Ltd., (publishers of Pacific
Coast Edition, The Wall Street Journal),
1929-39; Pres., Dow, Jones & Co., Ltd.,
1940—. '

Directorships: Dow, Jones & Co., Ltd.
Memberships: Sigma Delta Chi (national pro-



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