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and Western Med.), 1926; Fat Embolism of
The Brain, 1926, Tetanus (all published Calif,
and Western Med.), 1934.

Memberships: Sigma Xi (Indiana Univ.), 1906;
Phi Beta Pi (Univ. of Utah), 1920; Phi
Kappa Phi (Univ. of Utah), 1923; Tulare
County Medical Soc; Calif. Med. Assn.;
Amer. Medical Assn.; Amer. Assn. for the
Advancement of Science (Fellow); Lionb:

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Rod and gun.

Bus. Address: 231 No. Main St., Porterville,

Home Address: 404 W. Belleview Ave., Por-
terville, Calif.

MILLER, The Reverend Ray Oakley.
A.B., M.A., B.D., D.D.

Rector of St. James Episcopal Church, Los

Born: Wheeling (West Virginia.), Mar. 20,
1683; s. of Sarah Jane (Nay lor) and Robert
Miller, Esq.

Education: West Virginia State College;

Bethany College; Yale Univ.

Degrees: A.B., 1903, M.A., 1904, Bethany

Collcgo; B.D., Yale Univ., 3906; D.D., Church
Divinity School of the Pacific (Berkeley).
Married: Laura Belle, d. of Stephen S.
Crump in Dravosburg (Pa.); ch.: Randolph
Crump, A.M., Ph.D., Yale, 19.S5; Richard
Crump, A.B., U.S.C, 19.32; Nancy Jane,
A.B., Univ .of Calif., 1941.

Prof Record: Farmer: Oranges, Raisins,
Olives, Dairy. Rector of St. James Episcopal
Church (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Directorships: Dir., Good Samaritan Hospital;
Trustee, Harvard School, Home for the
Aged, Seamen's Church Institute.
Publications: Studies in Life Jesus (Sher-
man, French and Co.), Articles Biblical
World (Chicago Univ.), New York Church-
man, also poems in various magazines.
Memberships: Beta Theta Pi; Masonic 32°;
Los Angeles Country Club.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Horseback riding, farming.
Bus. Address: 3903 Wilshire Blvd., Los
Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 715 So. Serrano Ave., Los
Angeles. Calif., and Lindsav, Calif.; Han-
ford, Calif. »

MILLER, Raymond Wiley

Economist; Writer; Farmer; Pres., Agri-
cultural Trade Relations, Inc.
Born: San Jose (Calif.), Jan. 21, 1895; s.
of Jennie Goodell (Pound) and David W.

Education: San Jose State Coll.; College of
Pacific; Univ. of Calif.

Married: Florence, d. of Matthew Burk,
San Jose (Calif.), May, 1919; ch.: Ruth
(19), Robert (12).

Bus. Record: School Principal before World
War I ; began farming immediately there-
after and continuously since at Linden
(Calif.); was Officer of Farm Bureau and
other cooperative groups; in 1935, organ-
ized Agricultural Trade Relations, Inc.,
together with Prof. Luther Sharp (Dept.
of Economics, College of Pacific) and Wil-
liam Arnold (formerly United States Re-
clamation Service and Faculty of Coll. of
Agriculture, Univ. of Calif.).
Directorships : Since 1934, Director and Vice-
Pres., Calif. Walnut Growers' Assn. (Los
Angeles) ; 1933 until 1940, Member of the
Walnut Control Board of the States of Or-
egon, Washington, California. Dir., YMCA
(Stoclvton, Calif.).

Publications : Has written numerous pamphlets
and articles for agricultural journals. Mem-
ber of editorial staff California Cultivator.
1930 to 1936.

Ai-my Service: Served in U.S. Army as Ser-
geant, Veterinary Corps during World War I.
Memberships: Commonwealth Club of Cali-
fornia; Tau Delta Phi (hon. frat.); FAM;
lOOF; American Legion; American Coun-
try Life Assn.; American Marketing Assn.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Independent.
Recreations: Travel, photography.
Bus. Addresses: Agricultural Trade Relations,
Inc., 105 Montgomery St., San Francisco.
Calif., and Agricultural Trade Relations,
(Canada) Ltd., Vancouver Block, Vancouver,
B. C.

Home Address: Linden, Calif.



MILLER, Robert Cunningham,

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

Biologist and Educator: Director, Natural
History Museum and the Steinhart Aquarium.
Born: Blairsville, (Penn.l; s. of Alma (Gil-
mour) and Coursen Herbert Miller.
Edtwation: Greenville College (111.); Univ.
of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., Greenville, 1920; M.A., 1921,
Ph.D., 1923, Univ. of Calif.
Married: Lea Virginia, d. of Mclani (Van
Quaetham) and Ferdinand Van Puymbroeck
in Ghent (Belgium), Sept. 15, 1937.
Prof Record: Biologist, San Francisco Bay
Marine Piling Com., 1921-24; Asst., Assoc,
and Prof, of Zoology, Univ. of Washmgton,
1924-37; Visiting Prof., Lingnan Univ. (Can-
ton, China), 1929-31. Scientific expeditions
in Asia, Africa, Alaska. Dir., Calif. Academy
of Sciences since 1937.

Publications: Numerous publications in scien-
tific journals.

Bits. Address: Calif. Academy of Sciences,
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, Calif.
Hoyne Address: 1067 Broadway, San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

MILLER, Professor Robert Frederick.

B.S., M.S.

Research Investigator; Prof, of Animal Hus-
bandry, Coll. of Agr., Univ. of Calif.
Born: New Ulm (Tex.), Aug. 20, 1889; s.
of Hedwig (Wangemann) and F. B. Miller.
Education: A. & M. Coll. (Tex.); Iowa State

Degrees: B.S., A. & M. Coll., 1909; M.S.,
Iowa State Coll., 1912.

Married: Roxie M., d. of Dr. B. E. KnoUe, in
Industry (Tex.), Aug. 6, 1913; ch. : Vir-
ginia, Josephine, and Robert, Jr.
Prof .Record: Lab. Asst., Iowa State Coll.,
1909-10; Asst. Prof, of Animal Husbandry,
Mont. State Coll., 1910-14, Univ. of Calif.,
1914-18; Prof, of Animal Husbandry, Texas
A. & M. Coll., 1918-20; Asso. Prof., 1920-39,
and Prof, of Animal Husbandry since 1939,
Univ. of Calif., Coll. of Agr.; his specialty
is research and teaching sheep production
and kindred subjects.

Directorships: Pres., Grammar Sch. Bd. of

Mernberships: Soc. of Animal Production;
Sigma -Xi, Alpha Zeta.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address; Univ. of California, Coll. of
Agriculture, Davis, Calif.

Home Address: Rte. 1, Box 126, Davis,
Calif. *

MILLER, Ruthellen

Concert and Opera Singer.
Born: Topeka (Kan.), Aug. 23, 1899; d. of
Ida May (Hahn) and William Sheman Miller.
Education: Schools in Lbs Angeles (Calif.).
Prof. Record: Known through her association
with John Steven McGroarty plays of Calif,
where for years she played the leading sing-
ing and speaking roles. Early vocal studies
were under the direction of Jessica Weimar;
while studying with Miss Weimar, won a

reputation as a Concert Singer, making her
American debut with the Chicago Opera
Co. Won a Gulliard School scholarship and
went to New York for continued study;
through her ability she was given a scholar-
ship to study abroad; ten years abroad gave
her opportunity to study with Eurbpes most
celebrated masters; from Raimond von zur
Muehlen she learned the German Leider, in
Paris at Opera Comique studied with Andr(5
Lepitre: in Milano (Italy) studied and sang
under the direction of Antonino Votto (fa-
mous conductor from La Scala Opera), mak-
ing her debut in Italy as Mimi in La Bo-
h<Sme. Sang for many years in Italy's lead-
ing opera houses, as well as in Prague,
Paris, Vienna, Munich, and others through-
out Europe. Having recently returned to
Calif, is continuing with concerts and the
training of vocal students.
Recreations: Traveling.

Home Address: 5191 Franklin Ave., Holly-
wood, Calif.

Other Address: G.38 No. Central Ave., Glen-
dale, Calif. *

MILLER, Viola Jane

Author (Juvenile).

Born: Ravanna (Mo.), June, 1880; d. of
Mary Ann (Clear) and Aaron L. Mastin.
Education: Ravanna Grammar School; Chil-
licothe Teachers Normal, and Business Coll-
ege; Univ. of So. Calif.; Univ. of Calif.,
Los Angeles; poetry and writing.
Married: Clarence, s. bf James Orlando Miller
in Chillicothe (Mo.), 1897; ch.: John K.,
Lorraine Sherer, Florence, Gladwyne Webb.
Prof. Record: Author of: Jimmy the Grocery-
man, To Market We Go. Dean and Don at
the Dairy (pub. Houghton-Mifflin). A pioneer
in the Community Series (first publication,
1935) .

Memberships: California Writers Guild
(named as Author in American Women).
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hobby is raising pheasants and
ornamental birds.

Home Address: 20126 Runnymede, Canoga
Park, Calif.

MILLER, The Reverend Wendell Le-
Roy. A.B., Th.M.

Minister, University Methodist Church.
Born: Albion (Neb.), Apr. 16, 1902; s. of
Emelia (Simonson) and John Martin Miller.
Education: State Univ. of Nebraska; Nebras-
ka Wesleyan Univ.; Univ. of So. Calif.
Degrees: A.B., 1928, Th.M., 1930, Univ. of
So. Calif.

Married: Thelma Magdalene, d. of Wilhel-
minnie (Rose) and James Marvin Robinson
in University Place (Neb.), June 10, 1927;
ch. : Sharon Lee and Marlene Joyce.
Prof. Record: Office Clerk and Salesman
until entering the ministry. Minister: Roca
(Neb.) Methodist Church, 1924-27, Harbor
City (Calif.) Methodist Church, 1927-32,
Florence Ave. Methodist Church (Los An-
geles, Calif.), 1932-36, Univ. Methodist Ch.
(Los' Angeles, Calif.), 1936—.
Memberships: Phi Chi Phi (Religious Hon.),



Psl Chi (Nat. PsvcholoRy Hon.), Thfl.i Alpha

Phi (Nat. Dramatic Hon.)

Religion: Methodist.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Golf, Tlshlng. hiking and bowling.

Bus. Address: 817 W. 34lh St., Los Angeles,


Home Address: 902 W. 34th St., Los Angeles,

Calif. •

MILLER, Lieut. Col. Wesley Clifton.

U.S.Sig. Corps Res., B.S., E.E.

Chief Sound Engineer, Metro-Goldwy-Mayer

Born: Haverhill (Mass.), Dec. 27, 1894; s.
of Jennie (Binning) and M. Frank Miller.
Education : Tech. High Sch., Providence (R.
I.); R.r. State Coll.: Ecole Supioure D'Elec-
tricite, Paris (France).

Degrees: B.S.. 1915, E.E., 1922, Ecole Sup-
ioure D'Electricite.

Married: Dorothy M., d. of Edwin G. Martin,
in Brooklyn (N.Y.), Mar. 8, 1902: ch.:
Wesley Binning (b. 1924) and John Martin
(b. 1930).

Prof. Record: Development of amplifier, radio
and similar equipment, Bell Telephone Labs. :
Chief Sound Engr., Metro-CJoldwyn-Mayer
Studio, since 1928.

Publications: Numerous technical articles for
various magazines.

Army Service: Capt.. Signal Corps; Asst. to
Asst. Chief Signal Officer, A.E.F. at GHQ,
World War I; Lieut. Col. Signal Res., U.S.

Memberships: Theta Chi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Religion : Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: GoU and home workshop.

Bus. Address: Metro-C^ldw\n-Mayer Studio,

Culver City, Calif.

Horns Address: 200 So. Anita Ave., Brent-
wood Heights, Calif. •

MILLER, Professor William J.,

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Sc.D.

Professor of Oology, University of California,
Los Angeles.

Born: Red Bluff (Calif.), Apr. 26, 1880;
s. of Henry Miller.

Education: Red Bluff Public Schools: Stan-
ford Univ. (grad. student), 1900-1902; Coll-
ege of the Pacific; Johns Hopkins Univ.
Degrees: B.S., 1900, M.S., 1902, College of
the Pacific: Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Univ.,
1905; Sc.D., College of the Pacific, 1926.
Married: Eva Pearl, d. of Arnold Breniman in
Baltimore (Md.), 1905; ch.: Willis H.
Prof. Record: Instr. in (Geology and Chem-
istry, College of the Pacific, 1900-03; Fellow
in CJeology, Johns Hopkins Univ.. 1904-05;
Field Asst., U.S. Geological Survey, sum-
mers 1905-06; Prof, of CJeology, Hamilton
College, 1905-14: Field (^ologist. N.Y. State
Museum, 1906-24; Prof, of (^olog>-, and
Dept. Chmn.. Smith College, 1914-24; Prof, of
(5eolog\', 1924 — ., Dept. Chmn., 1924-37,
Univ. Research Lecturer, Unv. of Calif.,
Los Angeles, 1932.

Publications: Geological History of New York
State, 1913 (2nd ed., 1924) ; An Introduction
to Historical Geology, 1916 (4th ed., 1937);

The Adirondack Mmtntninn, 1917; The Story
of Our Earth, 1921 (4th ed., 194]); Geological
History of the Connecticut Valley, 1921 ; An
Introduction to Physica Geologv. 1924 (3rd
1935); Elements of Geology, V.Y.M f2nd ed..
1939) ; Geology of the Western San Grihriel
Mountains, California, 19,34. Also ten bulle-
tins of the N.Y. State Museum on Geological
features In Northern New York, and 70
research pai)ers in scientific journals. Special
research interest; crystalline rocks and geo-
morphology In New Ybrk and Calif.
Memberships: Fellow Amer. Acad, of Arts
and Sciences: Fellow (Jeological Soc. of
Amer. (and Chmn. of Cordilleran Section*,
1927; Fellow Mineralogical Soc. of Amer.;
Fellow Amer. Assoc, for the Advancement
of Science; Fellow, Pacific (Geographic Soc;
Seismological Soc. of Amer.: Amer. Geophys-
ical Union: Amer. Assoc. Univ. Professors;
Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.
Religion: Presbyterian.

Recreations: Travel in No. America and

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 691 Loring Ave, Los Angeles,

MILLER, Willis Hamilton.

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

Chief Planning Technician, California State
Planning Board.

Born: Utica (N.Y.), Dec. 31, 1906: s. of
Pearl (Breniman) and William John Miller.
Education : Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles):
Univ. of Chicago.

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Calif. (Los An-
geles), 1929: M.S., 1931, and Ph.D., 1933,
Univ. of Chicago.

Married: Elizabeth Loving, d. of Edith (Sage)
and Andrew D. McDonald, at Beverly Hills
(Calif.), Mar. 28, 1933.

Prof. Record: Started career as an Asst. in
CJeograohy, Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles),
1929-30; Grad. Scholar and Fellow in (3eog.,
Univ. of Chicago, 1930-33; Asst. Research
Tech., Miss. Valley Comm. and Natl. Re-
sources Board. Washington. D.C., 1934-35;
Instr. in (Jeog., Los Angeles City College,
1935-37: Asso. Cons., Natl. Resources Board;
assigned to Calif. State Planning Board, 1937;
Chief Planning Tech., Calif. State Planning
Board, since 1937.

Publications: Author of numerous articles
on economic geog. and state planning, ap-
pearing in tech. Journals: Co-Author of two
books, and of many publications issued bv the
Calif. St. Planning Bd.

Memberships: Amer. Inst, of Planners Assn.:
California Planners Inst. : Amer. Soc of Plan-
ning Officials; Commonwealth Club: Amer.
Soc. for Public Administration: Pacific Coast
Economic Assn. ; Alpha Sigma Phi, Sigma Xi.
Religion : Congregational .

Recreations: Trout fishing, rifle shooting,

Bus. Address: Calif. State Planning Board,
Public Works Bldg., Sacramento, Calif.
Home Address: 2782 Land Park Dr., Sacra-
mento, Calif. *

MILLIER, Arthur (Henry Thomas)

Etcher; Painter; Art Critic, Los Angeles



Born: Weston - super - Mare (Somersetshire,
Eng.>, Oct. 19, 1893: s. of Ada Emily (Mit-
chell) and Henry George Millier.
Education: Sexev's Sch., Bruton (Eng.); Los
Angeles High Sch. (grad., 1911); Calif. Sch.
of Fine Arts, San Francisco, 1919-21.
Married: Francine Claire (of San Francisco),
d. of William Lloyd, in Ventura (Calif.),
Jan. 16, 1922; ch.: Arthur Lawrence, Mojave
Mary, and David.

Prof. Record: Came to U.S., 1908; has been
an Etcher and Painter since 1920; Art Critic
for Los Angeles Times since 1926; Art Corr.
for Christian Science Monitor, 1931-1938;
besides writing articles for the Magazine of
Art and other publications; represented by
etchings in permanent collections of Library
of Congress, Art Inst, of Chicago, Los An-
geles Co. Museum, Los Angeles Pub. Libr.,
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, and Denver
Art Museum.

Publications: Besides his magazine articles
on art, he has contributed a chapter on art
in Calif, to Powell Publ. Co.'s series of
volumes, California — Our Heritage.
Army Service: Served with First Canadian
Pioneers, World War I; wounded in Battle of
the Somme, 1916.

Memberships: California Art Club; Town Hall,
Los Angeles.
Religion: Deist.

Recreations: Gardening and swimming.
Home Address: 1449 No. Maxson Rd., El
Monte, Calif.

MILLIGAN, Roy Sheldon, A.B.

Asst. Dist. Sales Manager, Standard Oil Co.
Born: Lisbon (N.Y.), June 29, 1884; s. of
Alzina Margaret (Sheldon) and William
Campbell Milligan.

Education: St. Lawrence Univ., Canton,
New York.

Degrees: A.B., St. Lawrence Univ., 1908.
Married: Emilie, d. of Frank H. Harrold, in
Oakland (Calif.), Oct. 1, 1913; ch.: Roy
Sheldon, Jr., Richard Harrold, and Margaret

Bus. Record: Joined the Std. Oil Co. in Mar.,
1909., as Order Clerk; became Asst. Gen.
Sales Mgr., 1917-20; Regional Mgr., Perfec-
tion Stove Co., 1920-30; Sales Mgr., Pacific
Frosted Foods, 1931-34; Spl. Repr., 1934-36,
and Asst. Dist. Sales Mgr., since 1936 for
Std. Oil Co.

Directorships: Vice-Pres., Board of Edn.,
Piedmont (Calif.)

Memberships: Piedmont Lodge F.&A.M.;
Scottish Rite — Aahmes Temple; Kiwanis (San
Francisco) : Alpha Tau Omega.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: (Jolf.

Bus. Address: Standard Oil Co., 225 Bush
St., San Francisco, Calif.
Home Address: 304 Pala Ave., Piedmont,

MILLIKAN, Professor Clark Blanch-
ard. Ph.B., Ph.D., F.I.A.S.

Professor of Aeronautics, Calif. Inst, of


Born: Chicago (111.), Aug. 23, 1903; s. of

Greta Irvin (Blanchard) and Robert Andrews

Education: Univ. of Chicago, 1919-20; Yale
Univ., 1920-24; Calif. Inst, of Tech., 1924-28.
Degrees: Ph.B., Yale Univ., 1924; Ph.D.,
Calif. Inst, of Tech., 1928.
Married: Helen Staats, in Pasadena (Calif.),
June 9, 1928; ch.: Marcia (dec), Robert
Staats and Michael.

Prof. Record: Began teaching as a Teaching
Fellow in Physics and Aeronautics, Calif.
Inst, of Tech., 1926-29; Asst. Prof, of Aero-
nautics, 1929-34; Asso. Prof. 1934-40; Pro-
fessor since 1940, Calif. Inst, of Tech.
Army Service: Lieut. Comdr., U.S. Naval Res.
Publications: Contbr., articles on aeronoutics
in technical journals.

Memberships: Fellow, Inst, of Aeronautic
Science (Pres., 1937); Mem., Amer. Assn.
Advancement of Science, Natl. Aeronautical
Assn., Phelps Assn. ; Valley Hunt, Badminton,
(Pasadena) ; Zeta Psi, Phi Beta Kappa, Sig-
ma Xi.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: California Inst, of Technology,
Pasadena, Calif.

Home Address: 1500 Normandy Dr., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

MILLIKAN. Greta Blanchard, A.B.

Homemaker; Civic Worker.
Born: Rochester (Pa.), July 16, 1876; d.
of Elizabeth Corbus (Irvin) and Clinton
Riley Blanchard.

Education: Rochester Grade Sch.; Oak Park
High Sch.; Univ. of Chicago.
Degrees: A.B., U. of Chicago, 1900.
Married: Robert A. Millikan (Chmn., Exec.
Council, Calif. Inst, of Tech.), Oak Park
(111.), Apr. 10, 1902; ch.: Clark Blanchard,
Glenn Allan, and Max Franklin.
Directorships: Dir., So. Calif. Symphony
Assn.: Pasadena Dispensary; The Western
Personnel Service; The Visiting Nurse Assn.
Religion: Protestant.

Home Address: 1640 Oak Grove Ave., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

MILLIKAN, Robert Andrews,

A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Sc.D., LL.D.,

Educator; Chmn, Exec. Council and Dir.,
Norman Bridge Lab. of Physics, Calif.
Inst, of Tech.

Born: Morrison (111.), Mar. 22, 1868; s.
of Mary Jane (Andrews) and Rev. Silas
Franklin Millikan.

Education: Oberlin Coll.; Columbia Univ.;
Universities of Berlin and Gottingen.
Degrees: A.B., 1891, and A.M., 1893, Oberlin
Coll.; Ph.D., Columbia U., 1895; Sc.D., Ober-
lin Coll., 1911, Northwestern U., 1913, U.
of Pa., 1915, Columbia U., 1917, Amherst
U., 1917, U. of Dublin, 1924, Yale U., 1925,
Leeds U., 1927, Princeton U., 1928, New York
U. 1929, Harvard U., 1932, U. of Rochester,

1934, U. of Melbourne, 1939; LL.D., U. of
Calif., 1924, U. of Colo., 1927, U. of Mich.,

1929, U. of So. Calif., 1931, Mills Coll.,

1935, Loyola U., 1938, Hon. Ph.D., King John
Casimer U. (Poland), 1926, U. of Ghent,
1927; Docteur Honoris Causa, U. of Liege,

1930, U. of Paris, 1939.



Miirrird: Greta Irvin, il. of Kll/abflh Corbus
(Irvin) and Clinton Rllev Blanchard, In
Oak Park (HI.), Apr. 10, 1902; ch.: Clark
Blanchard, Clenn Allen, and Max Franklin.
Prof. Record: Tutor of Phvslr.s, Oberlln Coll.,
1891-93; Asst. In Ph.vsics, 1907; Prof, ot
Physics, 1921, U. of ChicaRo: Chmn., Exec.
Council and Dlr., Norman Bridge Lab. of
Phvsics, Calif. Inst, of Tech. (Pasadena,
Calif.), since 1921; First C.R.B. Exchanse
Prof, to Belgium, 1922; Amcr. Mem., Com. on
Intellectual Cooperation of League of Na-
tions, 192.T: Fellow In Ger. of Oberlaender
Trust, 1931.

Directorships: Trustee, Huntington Libr. and
Oberlln Coll.

Publications: Author or Co-Author: A Course
of College Experiments in Phxisics, 1898;
Theory of Optics (translated frVim German),
1900; Mechanics, Molecular Physics and Heat,
1901; A First Course in Physics, 1906; A
Laboratory Coiirse in Physics for Secondary
Schools, 1906; Electricitu. Sound and Light,
1908; The Electron, 1917, 1925; Science and
Life, 1923; Elements of Physics, 1917, Evolu-
tion of Science and Religion, 1927; A First
Course in Physics for Colleges. 1930; Science
and the New Civilization, 1930; Time, Matter
and Values, 1932; Electrons (+ and — ),
Protons, Photons, Neutrons, and Cosmic Rays,
1935; Neiv Elementary Physics, 1936; Mechan-
ics, Molecular Physics, Heat and Sound, 1937;
A First Course in Physics for Colleges, 1938;
Cos7nic Rays, 1939; (Jontbr. to tech. journals
on phys. topics.

Army Service: Lt. CoL, Signal Corps, U.S.A.,
1918, and Chief of Science and Research Div.
of Signal Corps.

Awards: Comstock Prize, Nat. Acad. Sciences,
1913; Edison Medalist, Amer. Inst. E. E.,
1922, Hughes Medalist, Royal Soc. of Great
Britain, 1923; Nobel Prize in Physics, 1923;
Faraday Medalist, London Chem. Soc, 1924;
Mattencci Medalist, Societa Italiana della
Scienze, 1925; Gold Medalist, Amer. Soc,
Mech. Engrs., 1926; Messel Medalist, Soc. of
Chem. Ind. (British), 1928: (3old Medal,
Soc. of Arts and Sciences, 1929; Ck)Id Medal
of the Radiological Soc. of No. Amer., 1930;
Chevalier de I'Ordre, National de la Legion
d'Honneur, 1931, Commander, 1936; Gold
Medal from Roosevelt IMemorial Assn., 1932;
Gold Medal of Franklin Inst., 1937; Joy
Kissen Mookerjee Gold Medal of the Indian
Association for the Cultivation of Science,
1939; Oersted Medal of the American Asso-
ciation of Physics Teachers, 1940; Order of
Jade (China), 1940.

Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Acad, of Arts
and Sciences, and Amer. Acad, for the
Advancement of Sci. (Pres., 1929) ; Mem.,
Nat. Acad. Sciences, Amer. Philosophical Soc,
Amer. Physical Soc. (Pres., 1916-18), Royal
Inst, of Gr. Brit., Acad, of Science of Leyden
(Holland), Societe Batave de Philosophie Ex-
perimetnale a Rotterdam Royal Irish Acad.,
Academie des Sciences de Russie, Institut de
France, Die Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften
zu Gottingen, Baveresche Akademie der
Wissenschaften zu Munich, Assn. des Ingen-
ieurs de Liege, Royal Academia della Scienze
Dell Instituto Bologna, Academie Lincei
(Rome), Michelsen Institute of Science and
Intellectual Freedom (Bergen), Kaiserlich
Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher, Pon-
tificia Academia delle Scienze; Asso. of
the Royal Acad, of Belgium, 1935; Sigma
Xi, Phi Beta Kappa; Clubs; Cosmos (Wash-

ington, D.C.), Mldwlck (Pasadena, Calif.),

Sunset, Los Angeles).

Religion: Congregational.

Politics: Liberal.

Recreations: Golf, walking.

Bus. Address: California Inst, of Technology,

Pasadena, Calif.

Home Address: 1040 Oak Grove Ave., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

MILLIKEN, John Barnes, A.B.


Born: Lewisville (Tex.), Dec. 10, 1893; s. of
Margaret (Young) and William Dlckerson

Education: Southwestern Univ., Georgetown
(Tex.); studied law, Univ. of Tex.
Degrees: A.B., Southwestern U., 1913.
Married: Juliette Dandridge King, of Wash-
ington (D.C.), Apr. 27, 1921; ch.: MoUie
Dandridge and William Dickerson.
Prof. Record: Admitted to Tex. Bar. 1916,
and began practicing at Phoenix (Ariz.);
Asst. Dir., U.S. Vets. Bur. (Washington, D.
C), 1919-22; Asst. Counsel, U.S. Shipping Bd.,
1922-23; Asst. Solicitor, U.S. Bur. Internal
Revenue, 1923-26; Mem., U.S. Bd., Tax
Appeals, 1926-29; now in practice of law.
Army Record: Capt., Judge Adv. Gen. O.R.C.
Memberships: Kappa Alpha; Mason (32°);
Univ. Torch; Los Angeles Country Club.
Religion: Methodist.

Bus. Address: 808 Bank of America, Los An-
geles, Calif.; Munsey Bldg., Washington,

Home Address: 328 So. Bedford Dr., Beverly
Hills, Calif. •

MILLS, Professor Frederick Cecil,

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

Professor of Economics and Statistics, Colum-
bia Univ.

Born: Santa Rosa (Calif.), Mar. 24, 1892; s.
of Lily (Nightingale) and Robert Alexander

Education: Univ. of Calif.; Columbia Univ.;
Univ. of London.

Degrees: B.L., 1914, and M.A., 1916, Univ.
of Calif.; Ph.D., Columbia Univ., 1917.
Married: Dorothy Katherine, d. of Grace
(Elliott )and Robert S. Clarke, at Berkeley
(Calif.), Aug. 20, 1919; ch. : William Harold,
Helen Katherine, and Robert Laurence.
Prof. Record: Spl. Agent, Calif. State Comm.
on Immigration and Housing, U.S. Comm.
on Industrial Relations (in study of migratory
labor in Calif.), 1914-15; Instr. in Economics,
1919, Asst. Prof., 1920. Prof, of Statistics,

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