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resigned com. in the Army, May 17, 1919;

Catholic Chaplain at West Point, June 1919 to
Sept. 1922.

Aioards: Cross of the Legion of Honor grant-
ed by French Government, Feb. 23, 1937, re-
ceived in San Francisco, July 14, 1937; Grand
Officer of the Military Order of Christ con-
ferred by Portuguese Govt., 1940.
Religion: Roman Catholic.
Bus. Address: 1100 Franklin St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Address: 1000 Fulton St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

MIXTER. Francis Wilber

State Senator.

Born- Pekin (111.), Dec. 30, 1873; s. of Mary
Katherine (Sumner) and Horace L. Mixter.
Education: Public Schools, St. Louis, Mo.,
and Texas .

Married: Melvina Olive, d. of J W. C. Pogue
in Visalia (Calif.), June 23, 1897 ; ch = Nor-
bert W., Francis Earl, Willard H., Thomas
B., Melvina Olive, Chester F.
Prof. Record: Began pharmaceutical training
(Visalia), 1889; Co-Partner, Mixter & Smith
(Visalia), 1900-03; Owner, Mixter s Phar-
macy (Exeter, Calif .), 1905; Co-Partner with
two older sons, Mixter' s Pharmacy (Exeter
and Visalia, Calif.), 1929—; retired from
active management, 1929; Member, Calif.
Legislature; Assembly, 1925-30; Member,
Stfte Senate, 1931—, present term expires
Dec. 31, 1942.

Directorships: Vice-Chmn., Advisory Boards,
Exeter and Visalia branches. Bank of Amer-
ica N.T. & S.A.

Army Record: Second Lieut., 6th Calif. U.S.
Volunteer Infantry, war with Spain; Mem.
Co. E., 6th Infantry, Calif. Natl. Guard,
1891-1903, retiring with rank of Captain.
Memberships: Commonwealth Club of Calif.;
Fraternity Club of San Francisco; Exeter
Lodge (past Master), No 424, F.&A M ; Ma-
sons in Calif, (past Grand Master), Oct. 1932

to Oct. 1933; R.A.M. No. 44; Visalia Com-

mandery No. 26; K.T., Fresno Consistory,

Scottish Rite Mason 32°; ^am Temple,

Mystic Shrine, Visalia Lodge No. 1298; B.P.

O.E.; E.xeter Kiwanis Club (past Pres.).

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf, billiards, fly fishing.

Bus. Address: 100 E. Main St., Visalia, Calif.

Home Address: 303 E. Palm St., Exeter,


MOELLER. Eric. A.B., M.A.

Instructor in Foreign Languages, San Fran-
cisco Junior College, and University of Cali-
fornia Extension Division.

Born- Wuerzburg (Bavaria, Germany), May
23, 1904; s. of Emilia (Trautwein) and Rev.
Robert H. Moeller.

Education: Humanistic Gymnasia at Stutt-
gart Pforzheim and Ochringen, Germany;
University of California, Berkeley.
Degrees: A.B., 1930, and M.A., 1933, at the
Univ. of Calif. (Ph.D. in preparation).
Married: Nora, d. of Catherine and Ivan
Serrurier in Santa Monica (Calif.), June 9,
1930; ch.: Carol Ingrid and Dirk.
Prof. Record: Deep Springs Preparatory and
Junior College (Deep Springs, Calif.), 1930-3.i,
University of Calif. (Berkeley), 1933-36; San
Francisco Jr. Coll., 1936-41; Univ. of Calif.


WHO' S W [I O IN C A L I F f) R N I A

Extension Dlv. (San Francisco), Hr.iG-Al.

Memhrrnliips: Soc. for the Advancement of

Scandinavian Study.

Politirs: Democrat.

Rccrfittions: Gardenlnj;. carpentering, hiking,

camping, boating, reading.

Bus. Addrcsa: San Francisco Junior Coll., San

Francisco, Calif.

Home Address: 8 Miguel St., San Francisco.
Calif. •

MOFFITT. Herbert Charles.

B.S., M.D., LL.D., Sc.D.


Born; San Francisco, Dec. 9, 1867; s. of

Delia (Kennedy) and James Moffitt.

Education: Univ. of Calif.; Harvard Medical


Degrees: B.S., 1889. LL.D., 1919, Univ. of
Calif.; M.D., 1894, Sc.D., 1921, Harvard Med.

Married; Margaret Jolliffe, of San Francisco,

June 15, 1899; ch.: James, Alice, Herbert


Prof. Record: Practiced at San Francisco,

1898 — ; Emeritus Prof., Medicine, Univ. of


Bus. Address: 384 Post St., San Francisco,

Home Address: 1818 Broadway, San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

MOFFITT, James Kennedy, B.S.

Banker; Merchant; President, Blake, Moffitt
and Tovvne.

Born: s. of Delia (Kennedy) and James Mof-
fitt .

Education: Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: B.S., Univ. of Calif., 1886.
Married: Pauline Fore.

Directorships: Pres., Blake, Moffitt and
Towne; Chmn., Bd. Dirs., Crocker First Nat.
Bank of San Francisco; Dir., Calif. Ins. Co.;
Regent, Univ. of Calif.; Remedial Loan Assn.;
Schmidt Lithograph Co.
Memberships: University Club.

Bus. Address: 599 Eighth St., San Francisco,


Home Address: 86 Sea View Ave., Piedmont,


MOHLER, Orville Ernest

Vice-President-Sales, Menasco Manufacturing

Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), May 29, 1909; s.
of Lillian E. (Franck) and E. F. Mohler.

Education: Alhambra High School (Calif.);
Aeronautical Engr., Univ. of So. Calif., 1933.

Married: Bernadlne, d. of C. R. Olsen in
Glendale (Calif.), Aug. 14, 1933; ch.: Gretch-
en Ann.

Prof. Record: His first job after gradua-
tion was with the Richfield Oil Co. as an
Industrial Engr. Later resigned to go with
General Petroleum Corp. as Manager of Avi-
ation Sales. In Jan., 1940, accepted the po-
sition of Sales Manager with Menasco, and
Feb., 1941, was made Vice-Pres. in Charge
of Sales.

DircctornhipH: DIr. of the Allmetal Aircraft

Corp., Alhambra.

Army Record: Lieut., U.S. Army Air

Corps; Calif. National Guard.

Memberships: Phi Kappa Psl; Los Angeles Jr.

Chamber of Commerce.

Religion: Episcopal.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Tennis, golf, and football.

Bus. Address: Menasco Manufacturing Co.,

805 So. San Fernando Blvd., Burbank, Calif.

Home Address: 748 Elliott PI., Glendale,

Calif, and Catalina Island (Summer). •

MOHME, Professor Erwin Theodor,

A.B., M.A., Ph.D.
Prof, of German, Univ. of So. Calif.
Born: Schmalkalden (Germany), Jan. 3, 1898;
s. of Marie (ZoUmannj and Frledrich Mohme.
Education: Universities of Wis., Cornell, Ber-
lin, and Munich.

Degrees: A.B., 1919, M.A., 1920, and Ph.D.,
1926, Univ. of Wis.

Married: Laura, d. of (^orge Zeisler, in La
Crosse (Wis.), Sept. 9, 1925.
Prof. Record: Instr. in CJerman. Cornell Univ.,
1921-22; Ottendorfer Memorial Traveling Fel-
low (New York Univ.), 1922-23; Instr. in
German, Univ. of Wis., 1923-26, at Univ. of
So. Calif, since 1926, now in the capacity of
Prof, of German; Visiting Prof, of German
during summer sessions at Univ. of Wa^h.,
1928, Hunter Coll., 1935, Univ. of 111., 1937,
Northwestern Univ., 1939; European Tour
Conductor (Bur. of Univ. Travel), summer,

Directorships: Deutscher Klub zu Los Ange-
les; Deutscher Schulbund zu Los Angeles.
Publications: German Review Grammar and
Composition (with B. Q. Morgan; D. C.
Heath), 1935; A Selected Bibliography of
Germany (German Service Bur., Univ. of
Wis.), 1932; Die freireligiosen Aiischauungen
im Drama und Roman der neueren Deutschen
Literatur (New York Univ.), 1927; Ed. of
Ernst Zahn, Helden des Alltags (F. S.
Crofts), 1928; Vicki Baum, Der Weg (F. S.
Crofts), 1931; H. Horn Der menschliche Koer-
per (D. C. Heath), 1938; and Hugo Zipfel,
Bakterien und ansteckende Krankheiten (D.
C. Heath), 1939.

Awards: Verdlenstkreuz des Ordens vom
Deutschen Adler, Zwelte Stufe.
Memberships: Phi Kappa Plii, Pi Sigma Al-
pha, Delta Phi Alpha.

Recreations: Tennis, hiking, gardening.

Bus. Address: Univ. of Southern California,

Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 3733 Floresta Way, Los An-
geles, Calif.


Lawyer; Associate, Moidel, Moidel & Moidel.
Born: Pittsburgh (Pa.), Feb. 5, 1907; s. of
Mary (Oyer-Simon) and Louis Wolfe Moidel.

Education: Y'oungstouTi (Ohio) College of

Prof. Record: Associated with brothers Isa-
dore and Mitchel Moidel under name of
Moidel, Moidel & Moidel; two sisters, Misses
Gussle and Selma Esther Moidel are studying
law as well, the former a grad. of South-



western Univ. and the latter now a student
at the Univ. of So. Calif.
Meynberships: The Masquers Club; Los Ange-
les Bar Assn.; Los Angeles Lawyers Club;
Calif. Lawyers Assn.; State Bar of Calif.;
Amer. Bar Assn.; Internat. Bar Assn.
The Bill of Rights Program radio broadcasts
on behalf of The Lawyers Club in cooperation
with Bill of Rights Committee of American
Bar Assn.

Politics: Democratic.

Bus. Address: 408 So. Spring St., Los Ange-
les, Calif.

Ho7ne Address: 4505 So. Gramercy PI., Los
Angeles, Calif.

MOLNAR. Louis. Ped.B., LL.B., LL.M.

Born: Franklin (Penn.), Oct. 29. 1872; s of
Sarah Jane (Weber) and George Molnar
(Count St. Caraly).

Education; Colorado State College of Educa-
tion (Greeley) and National Univ., (Wash-
ington, D.C.).

Dearees- Ped.B., Colo. State College of Edu-
cation 1895; LL.B., 1902; LL.M., 1903, Nat-
ional Univ.

Married: Lola, d. of Ernma (Cridland) and
Stanley Clegg in Riverside (Calif.), Aug. 20,

Prof Record: At various times has been en-
Eaeed in cattle, mining and manufacturing
buliness; High School Teacher in Colo.;
Mem. of the Bar in Washington (D.C.) ana
Calif ; was employed for nine years in the
Navy Dept. (Washington, D.C); formerly
Mayor of Redondo Beach (Calif.) and served
on special mission at Washington for the city
of Redondo Beach. Devoted about 20 years
to the profession of writing, and has traveled
extensively in the United States, Canada and
Europe; served as Private Secty. to Admiral
Robert E. Peary (the discoverer of the North
Pole). Now working on memoirs covering a
wide range of experiences.
Publications: Deka Par sec (essays), 1921
(Grafton Pub. Co., Los Angeles); Death Over
Hollywood (fiction; Dutton and Co., N.Y.),

Army Record: Served with Amer. Army in
France for 14 months. Received citation from
Gen. John J. Pershing "for exceptionally
meritorious and conspicuous services" in con-
nection with troop movements.
Awards: Victory Medal.
Religion: Christian (Protestant).
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Walking, mountain-climbing and
travel in wild regions.

Bus .and Home Address: 510 Esplanade, Re-
dondo Beach, Calif.

MOLONY. Sr.. William Richard, M.D.


Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), March 1, 1879;
s. of Catherine (Fennessy) and Richard

Education: Los Angeles H. S. ; Univ. of Den-
ver; Univ. of So. Calif.

Degrees: M.D., Univ. of So. Calif. (Sch. of
Med.), 1901.

Married: Leona, d. of Anna and Thonias
Egerer, in Denver (Colo.); ch.: William R.,

Jr., M.D.; Clement J., M.D.; Mrs. Genevieve
Randall; Mrs Leona McGovern.
Prof. Record: Resident Physician, Idyllwild
Sanitarium, and Calif. IIosp., 1901; Demon-
strator of Anatomy, Medical Dept., Univ. of
So Calif., 1905-11; Prof, of Anatomy, Dental
Dept., Univ. of So. Calif., 1911-20; Member,
Bd of Medical Examiners, 1913-40; Pres., Bd.
of Med. Examiners, 1931-40; Pres., Los Ange-
les Co. Med. Assn., 1931; Member, House of
Delegates, Amer. Med. Assn., 1931-40; prac-
ticing physician in Los Angeles since 1901.
Memberships: Ancient Order of Hibernians;
Knights of Columbus; Newman Club (Pres.,
1929-30). Pres. -Elect, California Med. Assn.,

Religion: Catholic.
Recreations: Travel.

Bus. Address: 1930 Wilshire Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 1236 So. Wilton PI., Los An-
geles, Calif.

MONAHAN. Mrs. William English
(see COTTON, Ethel)

MONHOFF, Frederick, A.B.

Instructor in Design; Architect; Otis Art In-

Born: New York City, Nov. 23, 1897; s. of
Therese (Kremer) and Emil Monhoff.
Education: Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley, Calif.)
Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Calif., 1921.
Married: June Hildegarde, d. of Frank H.
Planner in Altadena (Calif.), June 9, 1926;
ch.: Jan Flanner.

Prof Record: Has been teaching at the Otis
Art Inst, for the past 15 years; has designed
many private residences, commercial struc-
tures, etc. Prints in Library of Congress,
Brooklyn Museum, Chicago Art Institute, etc.
Navy Record: U.S. Navy, 1918. Officers
training school, 1919.

Awards: Gold Medal, San Francisco Graphic
Arts show, 1929; Bronze Medal, Los Angeles
Graphic Arts Exhibit, 1931.
Bus. Address: 2401 Wilshire Blvd., Los Ange-
les, Calif.

Ho7ne Address: 428 E. Marigold, Altadena,

MONSEN, Courtenay

Secretary, Board of Education, and Director
of Public Relations.

Born- San Francisco (Calif.), May 24, 1893;
s of Harriet V. and Frederick Monsen, Ph.D.,

Education: Columbia; Univ. of So. Calif.;
Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles). Post grad.
work at U.S.C. and Claremont Colleges.
Married: Sarah, d. of Henry Warrington Gil-
lingham, in New York City, Aug. 6, 1918;
ch • Mrs. Lupton Wilkinson, Jr. (Sarah Les-
lie) ; David Courtenay Gillingham.
Prof Record: Newspaper reporter, writer,
correspondent. New York World, Alameda
Times Star, trade and professional journals;
lecturer, Chautauqua, Lyceum; furniture and
interior decorating establishments as Con-
sulting Decorator and Lecturer on The
American Home," "Psychology of Color,
"History of Period Furniture," "History ol
Design," etc.; publis relations for similar in-



stitutlons; Oi'pl. Mni"-. Pasiidona Furnlluro
Co., Harkor Mros.. etc.; Talaver.i ImportlnR
Co., Troii.s. (importations Irom Mox. i ; DIr.,
Hublir Kt'lalions, unii Secy., Hd. oC Etiu.,
Pasaiiona City Schools, i'SJH: Ktlilor, J'uxn-
dcna School Review; writer for i)rof. mags..
Sierra Educational News, School liusiness
Management, Nations' Schools, Travel, etc. ;
Lecturer and Teacher, Public Ilelatlons,
Propaganda, etc., U.S.C, U.C.L.A.. Univ. of
Calif., Claremont Colleges, San Diego State
College, etc. Directed Radio Broadcasts 3
yrs., Radio Commentator 5 yrs.
Directorships: Pac. Geographic Soc. (Treas.
and Dir J ; Storoplane Process Pictures Co.
(Secly.); Camp Fire Girls, Inc. (Nat.
Organiz., N.Y.); Pasadena Civic Orchestra,
Ballet, and Music Festival Assns.
Publications: Several research studies in
propaganda and public relations; many prof,
articles; for 12 years Edit., Pasadena School
Review; Asso. Ed., School Business Manage-

Army Service: War Photographer, Sergeant
1st CI. Photog. Div., Sig. Corps; 55 Ser. Co.,
A.E.F., France, 1918-19; Historical pictorial
record of war on Verdun and St. Mihiel
fronts, and of Peace Conference, Paris.
Memberships: Univ. Club (Pasadena); Pac.
Geo. Soc. (Life Member); Nat. Edu. Assn.
(Life Member) ; School Bus. Officials Assns.,
local, state and national; School Pub. Rela-
tions Assn. (Past Secy.-Treas.) ; Pasa. Camp
Fire Girls, Inc. (Past Pres.); Amer. Legion.
Recreations: Collecting information (200 scrap
books), travel, book collecting.
Bus. Address: 320 E. Walnut St., Pasadena,

Home Address: 727 La Loma Rd., Pasadena,


stage and Costume Designer.
Born: Milan (Italy); now an Amer. Citizen.
Education: Acad, of Paris, Venice, Florence.
Prof. Record: La Scala (Milan); Staedtische
Opera (Berlin) ; Royal Opera (Rome) ; Apollo
Theater (Vienna) ; Deutsches Theater (Mu-
nich); Royal Opera (Stockholm); Theatre des
Champs Elysees (Paris) ; Folies Bergere
(Paris); Moulin Rouge (Paris); Theatre Des
Capilines (Parisi ; Theatre Des Ambassadeurs
(Paris) ; four yrs. with the Roxy Theatre
(New York) ; one yr. with Paramount Theatre
(New York) ; seven yrs. with Radio City
Music Hall (New York) ; has been Art Dir.
for Milano Film (Italy), Phoebus Film (Ger.),
and RKO Studios (Hollywood).
Publications: Illustrations for Narran le
Maschere and Filastroche del Bimbi d'ltalia
(Arti Grafiche, Bergamo, Italy), both of
which are in every circulating libr. in the

Army Service: Served in the Italian Army
during World War I for three yrs.
Bus. and Home Address: 6650 Whitley Ter-
race, Hollywood, Calif.

Other Address: 240 East 63rd St., New York,
N.Y. *

MONTGOMERY, Elizabeth Rider


Born: Juaraz (Peru, South America), July

12, 1902; d. of Lula (Tralle) and Charles

Quantrel Rider.

Education: Public schools of Independence

(Mo.i; Washington Slate Normal School
(IJcllingham, Wa.shinglon) ; U.C.L.A.
Married: Norman Athol, 8. of Estclle and
Ko.scoc Montgomery, in Los Angeles cCallf.),
Aug. 15, iy.'«J; ch.; Janet, Robin Athol.
Prof. Record: Taught In public schools of
Foster and Aberdeen (Washington), and Los
Angeles (Calif.); .seven years In Los Angeles
as first-grade teacher; began writing primary
reading materials, 19.'i0; joined writing staff
of Scott, Foresman and Co., 1938; free-lance
juvenile fiction in spare time, both magazine
and book work.

Publications: Co-Author, three new Elson
pre- primers (Scott Foresman), 1940, and of
Sally Does It (with Dorothy Baruch), (pub.
by D. Appleton-Century.), 1940.
Memberships: Nat. Writers' Club; Parent-
Teacher Association.
Religion: Baptist.

Recreations: Handcrafts, especially rug-mak-
ing, home movies, tennis, badminton.
Home Address: 10811 Acama St., No. Holly-
wood, Calif.

MONTGOMERY. (Mrs.) Ruby S.. A.B.

Housewife; President, Woman's Club of Hol-

Born: Newton (Kansas., Sept. 9, 1889; d. of
Amelia (Bonham) and John F. Souders.
Education : Kansas Univ. ; Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: A.B., Kansas Univ., 1911.
Married: G. Millage; s. of S. T. Montgomery,
in Kingman (Kansas), Sept. 1, 1915; ch.:
Betty Jean, Barbara June.
Prof. Record: Teacher, 1911-15; Housewife,

Memberships: Community Chest (Colonel in
Hollywood Distr.); P.-T.A. (Pres., three
years); YWCA (Official Bd., 10 years); Del-
phian Soc. (Past Pres.); Los Angeles Sym-
phony Assn. (Exec. Bd.).

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 7078 Hollywood Blvd., Holly-
wood, Calif.

Home Address: 1444 No. Spaulding Ave., Hol-
lywood, Calif. •

MOOD, Professor Fulmar,

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

Educator; Historian; Librarian; Assistant
Professor of Librarianship, School of Librari-
anship. University of California, Berkeley.

Born: Oakland (Calif.), Aug. 23, 189S; s. of
Annie Marcella (Rivers) and Franklin Fulmer

Education: Oakland H. S.; Harvard.
Degrees: A.B., 1921, A.M., 1925, Ph.D., 1929,
Harvard Univ. ; Certificate in Librarianship,
Univ. of Calif., 1939.

Prof. Record: Asst. in Hist., Harvard, 1921-
22; Instr. in Political Science and Hist., Beloit
Coll., 1922-23; Instr. in History, Simmons
Coll., 1926-27; Instr. in Hist, and Literature,
Harvard. 1927-32; Member, Faculty of Arts
and Sciences, Harvard, 1929-32; Guggenheim
Fellow, conducting historical researches at
London, 1933-35; Huntington Library Re-
search Fellow (San Marino, Calif.), 1935-36;
Research Assoc, in Hist., Univ. of Calif.,
1938-39; Lecturer in Librarianship, Univ. of



Calif., summer session. 1940; Librarian, Uni-
versity of Redlands (Sept. 1, 1939-June 30,
1941); Asst. Prof, of Librarianship, Sch. of
Librarianship. Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley),
since July 1. 1941.

Ptiblications: Contrib. to the Dictionary of
American Biography and to leading historical
periodicals; Co-Edit., The Early Writings of
Frederick Jackson Turner (Madison), 1938.
Navy Record: Seaman, U.S. Navy, 1918.
Memberships: The Roxburghe Club of San
Francisco; Yerba Buena Chapt., E Clampus
Vitus; The Colonial Soc. of Mass.
Bus. Address: School of Librarianship, Univ.
of California, Berkeley, Calif.

MOON, Carl

Author, Painter, Photograhper.
Born: Wilmington (Ohio), 1879; s. of Lucy
(Gudgeon) and Sylvester Bronston Moon,

Education: Wilmington H.S.
Married: Grace Purdie (of Indianapolis, Ind.),
d. of Mary (Bragdon Du Souchet) and Fran-
cis B. Purdie, in St. Joseph (Mo.), June 5,
1911; ch.: Francis Maxwell and Caryl.
Prof. Record: Photographic bus. (Albuquer-
que, N.M.), 1904-07, began making first
photos and paintings of Amer. Indians, 1904;
moved to Grand CanyVjn (Ariz.), 1907, to
take charge of art bus. and studio for Fred
Harvey; while there, made collection of
Indian pictures and historic collection of
same for Amer. Museum of Nat. Hist, and
Astor Library (New York); moved to Pasa-
dena, 1914; made collection of 300 prints and
24 paintings of Indians for Huntington Li-
brary (San Marino), collection for Library
of Cong., and for Montclair (N.J.) Museum;
contrib. many articles and stories to maga-
zines: paintings of Indians, public and pri-
vate collections.

Publications: Lost Indian Magic; Wongo and
Wise Old Crow; Book of Nah-Wee (collabora-
tion with Mrs. Moon). Author of The Flam-
ing Arrow, 1927; Painted Moccasin, 1931;
Tah-Kee, 1932. Illustrated books (and above) :
Chi-Wee; Chi-Wee and Loki; Nadita; Tee-Ta
of Mexico; Singing Sands; Far Away Desert;
Missing Katchina, and several others by Mrs.
Moon. Author and pub.: Indians of the South-
west (in 4 volumes).

Memberships: Calif. Writer's Guild (Dir.)
Pasadena Library Club (Past Pres., 1931-32)
Pasadena Soc. of Artists; Cartoonist Club
The Beloved Vagabonds (Hon. Member).

Religion: Christian.

Politics: Republican.

Army Record: Ohio Nat. Guard, 1896-97;
Calif. Home Guards (Corp.), 1916-17.

Home Address: 565 No. Mentor Ave., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

MOON, (Mrs.) Grace

Author, Painter.

Born: Indianapolis (Indiana), d. of Mary
Bragdon (Du Souchet) and Francis Baillie

Education: Private tutors; Univ. of Wiscon-
sin; Chicago Art Inst.

Married: Carl, s. of Dr. Sylvester Bronston

Moon, in St. Joseph (Mo.), June 5, 1911; ch.:
Francis Ma.xwell and Caryl.
Prof. Record: Paintings of Indian children in
many private collections.

Publications: Indian Legends in Rhyme, 1916;
Lost Indian Magic, 1918, and Wongo, 1922;
(with husband): Chi-Wee, 1925; Chi-Wee and
Loki, 1926; Nadita, 1927; Runaway Pap-
poose, 1928; The Magic Trail, 1929; The Miss-
ing Katchina, 1929; Far- Away Desert, 1932;
The Book of Nah-Wee, 1933; Tita of Mexico,
1934; Singing Sands, 1936; White Indian,
1937; The Arrow of Tee-May, Solita. 1938;
contrib. verse and stories to magazines.

Membership: D.A.R.; Pi Beta Phi; Calif.
Writer's Guild (Dir.); Pasadena Club, Zonta
International (Past Pres.), Library.

Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 565 No. Mentor Ave., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

MOORE, Allie Smith, A.B., M.A., B.S.

California State Supervisor of WPA Library

Born: Poolville (Texas), Aug. 19, 1904.
Education: Public schools of Texas and Okla-

Degrees: A.B., 1934, M.A., 1936, Univ. of
Oklahoma; B.S. (Lib. Sci.), Univ. of So.
Calif., 1939; advanced grad. study, Univ. of
So. Calif., 1939-40.

Married: Harry E., s. of William Moore, in
Randlett (Oklahoma), Oct. 15, 1920.
Prof. Record: Teacher, Public Schools (Avant,
Okla.), 1922-25; H. S. Teacher, Bureau of
Edu. (Philippine Islands), 1925-27; Teacher,
Public Schools (Fairbanks, Alaska), 1927-33;
State Supervisor of WPA Library Projects
since Jan. 8, 1940.

Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa
Phi; 'Alpha Xi Delta; Order of Eastern Star.

Religion: Presbyterian.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Books, sports, travel.

Bus. Address: 1206 Santee St., Los Angeles,


Home Address: 920 W. 35th PI., Los Angeles,


MOORE, Charles Barclay,

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

Assistant Superintendent, Los Angeles City

Born: New Albany (Indiana), Sept. 19, 1875;
s. of Mary Elma (Wilson) and Calvin Moore.
Education: Maryville Coll. (Tennessee); Co-
lumbia; Wabash Coll. (Crawfordsville, Ind.).
Degrees: A.B., Wabash Coll., 1900; M.A.,
Columbia, 1902; LL.D., Occidental Coll., 1938.
Married: Caroline B., d. of The Rev. Edwin
B. Thomson of Crawfordsville (Ind.), in Pas-
adena (Calif.), Apr. 7, 1903; ch.: Mary K.
Lawson, Frances E. Anderson, Everett T.
Prof. Record: Six years of private school work
prior to Sept. 1906; Instr., Occidental Acad.,
1906-09, Principal, 1909-13; Los Angeles City
Schools, Sept. 1914 — . Two years as H. S.
Instr., eighteen years. Principal of Benjamin
Franklin H.S. ; seven years, including current
year, Asst. Supt. of Schools.



Mtmbcrshiiin: Klwanis Cluh Iiilcrn.ilional :

Delta Tau Delta.

Rrligion: Presbyterian.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf, gardening ami mouulain-


Bus. Address: Chamber ot Commerce Bldg.,

Los AnReles, Calif.

Home Address: 5.'!0 No. Ave. 54, Los Angeles,

Calif. •

MOORE. Jr.. Fred(erick) J(ohn)

County Clerk, IlumboUit Co.
Born: Eureka fCalif.), Jan. 5, 1911; s. of
Bertha (Fulmore) and Fred J. Moore.
Education: Grammar and high sch.. Eureka;
Humboldt State Coll., two yrs.; Internat.
Accountants Soc, Grad. Controller .
Married: Alma Ruth, d. of Walter B. Sweet,
in Areata (Calif.), Nov. 15, 1936; ch. : Ruth

Bus. Record: Jr. Cashier, W. R. Grace and
Co. (San Francisco), 1930-31; Student, Hum-
boldt St. Coll., 1932-33; Warehouse Mgr.,
Nelson Steamship Co. 19.34-36; Office Mgr.,
"Car-a-Day" Hodges, 1937; Office Mgr., Brag-
don Furniture Co., 1938; Acct., Theo. Weis-
sich Fish Co., 1939-40; Acct., Eriksen Motor

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