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Married: Phyllis, d. of Alfred E. Cleveland,
at New York City, Sept. 13, 1927; ch.: John
Ainsworth, II (b. Mar. 20, 1929) and Joa i
Cleveland (b. June 21, 1931).
Prof. Record: Writer by profession; repre-
sented by short stories In various Nat. pubis. ;
for past eight yrs., affiliated with Hollywood
Studios, writing for the screen, including:
R.K.O., Paramount, Republic, Twentieth
Century-Fox, Metro-(3oldwyn-Mayer (under
contract for two yrs.), Columbia and Univer-
sal; screenplays produced include: Man of
Two Worlds (R.K.O.); Dog of Flanders
(R.K.O.); The Gorgeous Hussy (M.G.M.) ;
Espionage (M.G.M.) ; at present working for
Universal Studios on original screenplay; Sole
Owner of Eng. restaurant (The Cock 'N Bull,
Los Angeles, Calif.).

Directorships: Pres., Nagrom Corpn. (Cock
'N Bull), Los Angeles.

Publications: Man of Two Worlds (novel);
Oxford Observations (essays) ; Reflections
(two vols, of collected verse).
Army Service: Pursuit Pilot, U.S. Army Air
Service, 1917-19; Pilot's Cert. (Aero Club of
Amer. No. 808) ; Expert Aviator's Cert.
(Aero Club of Amer. No. 154).
Memberships: Screenwriters' Guild (Holly-
wood); Bath (London), Dutch Treat (New
York City), and West Side Tennis (Los An-
geles) clubs. Fellow, Amer. CJeographical
Soc. (New York City).

Religion: Episcopal.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Tennis, shooting, and fishing.

Home Address: 1119 San Vicente Blvd., Santa

Monica, Calif.

Other Address: The Cock 'N Bull, 9170 Sun-
set Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif.

MORGAN, Oliver Delbert

Lawyer: Mayor of City of Alturas, Modoc
County, Calif.

Born: Wichita (Kan.), Dec. 4, 1886; s. of
Ida (Melrose) and H. W. Morgan.
Education: Epworth Univ. (Oklahoma City,
Okla.); Law School, 1906, 1907, 1908.
Married: Lorene, d. of Bertha (Joldsberry, at
Lakeview (Ore.), Nov., 1928; ch.: three.



Prof. Record: Engaged in abstract and title
business (Seattle, Wash.), 1908-12, Lake-
view (Ore.), 1912-15. At present engaged in
business and also Mayor, City of Alturas
(Modoc County, Calif.), 1915 — .
Directorships: Manager Secy., Modoc County
Title Co.; Calif. Representative, Favell Utley
Realty Co.

Army Service: First Lieut., National Guard,
Company I, First Regiment, Okla., 5 yrs.
Memberships: Shriner; Rotary Club; Cham-
ber of Commerce.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Hunting; fishing.
Bus. Address: 914 Modoc St., Alturas, Calif.
Home Address: 1101 West A St., Alturas,
Calif. *

MORGAN, Thomas Hunt.

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

Zoologist; Dir., William C Kerckhoff Labs.
Biol. Sciences, Calif. Inst, of Tech.
Born: Lexington (Ky.), Sept. 25, 1866; s. of
Ellen Key (Howard) and Charlton H. Mor-

Education: State Coll. of Ky.; Johns Hopkins

Degrees: B.S., 1886, and M.S., 1888, State
Coll. of Ky.; Ph.D., 1890, and LL.D., 1917,
Johns Hopkins Univ; Sc.D. (Hon.), Univ. of
Paris (France), 1935.

Married: Lillian V. (Sampson), in German-
town (Pa.), 1904; ch. : Howard Key, Edith
Sampson, Lilian Vaughn, and Isabel Merrick.
Prof. Record: Prof, of Biology, Bryn Mawr,
1891-1904; Prof, of E.xpt. Zoology, Columbia
Univ., 1904-28; Dir., William G. Kerckhoff
Labs. Biol. Sciences, Calif. Inst, of Tech.,
since 1928.

Publications: Regeneration, 1901; Evolution
and Adaptation, 1903; Experimental Zoology,
1907; Heredity and Sex, 1913; Mechanism of
Mendelian Heredity. 1915; Critique of the
Theory of Evolution, 1916; The Physical
Bases of Heredity, 1919; The Theory of the
Gene, 1926; Experimental Embryology, 1927;
The Scientific Basis of Evolution, 1932; Em-
bryology and Genetics, 1933; also monographs
and papers on biol. and embryol. subjects.
Awards: Nobel Prize, 1933, "for discoveries
concerning the laws and mechanism of hered-

Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Assn. for Ad-
vancement of Science (Pres., 1929-30) ; Mem.,
Natl. Acad. Science (Pres., 1927-31) ; Amer.
Soc. Naturalists; Amer. Soc. Zoologists; Soc.
Exptl. Biology and Medicine; N.Y. Acad, of
Sciences; Royal Soc. of London; Corr. Mem.,
Acad, of Petrograd.

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

Home Address: 1149 San Pasqual St., Pasa-
dena, Calif. *

MORGAN. Walter Emmett. A.B., M.A.

Educator; Assistant Superintendent of Puoiic

Instruction, and Chief, Division of Research

and Statistics, California.

Born: Clarks (Neb.), June 30, 1896; s. of

Amanda Elizabeth (Raynor) and John Edward


Education: Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley).

Degrees: A.B., 1919, M.A., 1922, U. of Calif.
Married: Josephine M., d. of M. A. LaBelle,
at Glendale (Calif), Jan. 20, 1934; ch.: Dar-
lene Lois Beverly, Wesley Emmett.
Prof. Record: Teacher, Alameda High School,
1920; Vice-Princ, Haight Grammar School
(Alameda), 1921-23; Prin., Webster Elemen-
tary School and Dir. of Research (Fresno).
1924; Prin., Washington Elementary Slchool
(Berkeley), 1924-26; Asst. State Supt. of Pub-
lic Instruction and Chief, Div. of Research
and Statistics, Calif. State Dept. of Educa-
tion (Sacramento), since 1926 (all Calif.).
Publications: Articles, pamphlets, monographs
of State Dept. of Edn., re. school finance,
public school administration, school account-
ing, etc.

Aryny Service: Private, U.S. Cavalry; Central
Machine Gun Officers Training School, Camp
Hancock, Augusta (Ga.).

Memberships: Phi Delta Kappa; F.c&A.M.,
Scottish Rite.
Religion: Christian.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Travel, golf, tennis, swimming.
Bus. Address: California State Dept. of Edu-
cation, Sacramento, Calif.
Home Address: 360 - 37th Way, Sacramento,
Calif. *

MORGAN. William S..

A.B., B.D., Ph.D., S.T.D.
Theologian; Pres., Pacific Unitarian School
for the Ministry.

Born: Rhymney (Monmouthshire, Wales),
Feb. 2, 1865; s. of Sarah (Webley) and Paul

Education: Pontypool Coll. (Wales); Yale
Divinity Sch.; Yale Univ.

Degrees: A.B., 1889, B.D., 1892, Ph.D., 1895,
Yale Univ. ; S.T.D. , Pacific Sch. for the Minis-
istry, 1929.

Married: Leolyn Seaver, d. of Aaron Rowland
Smith, in Shelton (Conn.); ch.: Leolyn Seaver
(Griffith), Gwendolen Seaver (Arata), Elaine
Webley (Clark), Pauline Webley (Swain),
and William Rowland.

Prof. Record: Baptist Ministry, 1890-1900;
Unitarian Ministry, 1900-1910; Pres., Pacific
Unitarian Sch. for the Ministry, and Cutting
Prof, of the Philosophy and Psychology of
Religion since 1910.

Directorships: Trustee, First Unitarian Church
of Berkeley; Trustee, Pacific Unitarian Sch.
for the Ministry.

Publications: Modern Philosophy and the Re-
ligious Life (Ellis Co., Boston), 1902; Nuggets
of Gold (Pub. by self), 1909; Modern Cities
(Coll. with Dr. Horatio M. Pollock; Funk &
Wagnalls), 1914.

Memberships: Faculty Club of Univ. of Calif.;
Berkeley Traffic Safety Commn. (Life) ;
Pres. City Commons (Berkeley) ; Amer. Uni-
tarian Assn.; Amer. Philosophical Assn.;
Amer. Assn. for the Advancement of Science.
Religion: Unitarian.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: 1628 Spruce St., Berkeley,

Home Address: 1683 La Loma Ave., Berkeley,
Calif. *

MORHARDT. Josef Emil, A.B., M.A.

Head, Music and Art Departments, Bishop
High School.



Horn: l';isa(lon.i (Ciilif.), Miir. 17, I'MC; s. of
Uuby (Packard) and .lost-C Kniil Morhardl.
Education: rusadena Hlfe'li School, 1919-23;
I'omonu College, 1923-27; Claremonl Colleges,

I)r(jrt(K: A.B., Pomona College, 1927; M.A.,
Clarcmont Colleges, 19.30.
Married: Genevieve, d. of Theodore Martin
Hanson in Pasadena (Calif.).
Prof. Record: Candy Mlgr., 1927-28; Actor In
Mi.ssion Plav, 1928-29; Romer Grey Pictures
Inc. "stills," 1928-29; Head, Music-Art-
Drama, Calif. Prop. (Covina, Calif.), 19.30-31;
Head, Choral Music-Adult Music, Calif. Poly.
(San Luis Obispo, Calif.), 1931-32; Zane Grey
Inc., Personal Photographer, Tahiti, New
Zealand, Canada, Southwest, 19.32-36; Barrier
Reef Prods, and Cine.sound (Sydney, N.S.W.),
Asst. Dir., Head Still Dept. and Music Editor,
1936-37; Grand National Pictures, Foreign
Editor and Film Library, 1937-38; Bishop
High School, Head Music and Art Depts.,
Inyo-Mono Assn. Staff Photographer, 1938 — .
Publications: Various shbrt poems and travel
articles; tlwusands of pictures, publicity, salon
and illustrative, published throughout world
(seldom a by-line) ; wrote, Moonlight on the
Barrier (song) from film White Death.
Religion: Episcopal.

Recreations: Skiing, fishing, hunting and

Bus. Address: Bishop High School, Bishop,


Home Address: Bo.x 154, Bishop, Calif.

MORKOVIN. Professor Boris Vladimir.

Ph.C, Ph.D.

Writer; Professor of Comparative Literature,
Cinema and Psychology, U. of So. California.
Born: Tver (Northern Russia), July 30, 1882;
s. of Nadine (Belgorodska) and Vladimir
Michael Morkovin.

Education: Gymnasium Tashkend (Turkestan,
Central Asia); Univ. of Moscow; Univ. of
Prague (Czechoslovakia) ; Univ. of So. Calif.
Degrees: Ph.C, U. of Prague, 1912; Ph.D.,
U. of So. Calif., 1929.

Married: Bela, d. of Anna (Schulz) and John
Holub, at Prague (Czechoslovakia), 1910; ch.:
Dimitry, George, Vladimir.
Prof. Record: Instr. at Charles U. of Prague,
Prague Inst, of Technology, also Prof, of
Czechoslovak Academy of Commerce, 1912-26.
Editor and Pres., International Publishing
House (Plamia, Prague), 1921-26; lecture tour
in major universities and museums of America
(under auspices of Inst, of International Edn.,
New York City), 1925-26. Visiting Prof., U. of
Calif. (Berkeley), summer 1926; Prof., Com-
parative Literature, Cinema and Psychology,
U. of So. Calif. (Los Angeles), since 1926.
Directorships: Founder, Dept. of Cinema, U.
of So. Calif.; Honorary Pres., British Colum-
bia Inst, of Cinematography; Pacific Zone
Chairman, Clinics of Hard of Hearing and of
Visual Aids Committee.

Publications: Editor-in-Chief of magazine.
Cinema Progress (Los Angeles, U. of So.
Calif.), 1935-39; Author of various books on
comparative philology, literature and art
(pub. by J. Otto "Frazeologicky Rusko-Czesky
Slovnik; Prague, Czechoslovakia), 1921. Co-
Author, he Role Intellectuel du Cinema (pub.
by Inst. International de Cooperation Intel-
lectuelle, under auspices of League of Na-
tions; Paris), 1937.

Anna Hrrvir.c: Head of Danish Ited Cross re-
|)atrlallon of prisoners, World War I, Czecho-

Awards: Decorated by King of Denmark "for
outstanding contribution to relief work of
Danish Red," 1920.

Memberships: Alpha Kappa Delta (hon. soci-
ological soc); Hon. Member, Delta Kappa
Alpha (cinema frat.).
Religion: Greek Orthodox.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Skiing, skating, horseback rid-
ing, hiking.

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

Home Addresc: 881 So. Bronson Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif. •

MORLEY. Grace L. McCann.

A.B., M.A., D.U.P., LL.D.
Director, San Francisco Museum of Art.
Born: Berkeley (Calif.), 1900; d. of Louisa
M. (Haley) and Frederick W. McCann.
Education: Public schools (Alameda and St.
Helena, Calif.); Univ. of Calif.; Univ. of
Paris, and Univ. of Grenoble (France).
Degrees: A.B., 1923, M.A., 1924, U. of Calif.;
D.U.P. (Docteur de I'Universite), U. of Paris
(France), 1926; LL.D., Mills College, 1937.
Married: S. G. Morley (1933-1937).
Prof. Record: Instr. of French, and later Art.,
Goucher College (Baltimore, Md.), 1927-30;
Curator, Cincinnati Art Museum (Ohio), 1930-
35; Director, San Francisco Museum of Art
(Calif.), 1935—; Dir., Pacific House, G.G.I.E.,
1940. Consultant, Latin American Art, Art
Museum Comm. (New York), 1941.
Directorships: Dir. and 3rd Vice-Pres., Amer.
Federation of Arts; Trustee, College Art
Assn.; Dir., Amer. Assn. of Museums; Mem.,
Western Assn. of Art Mus. Dirs. ; Mem.,
Assn. of Arts Mus. Dirs.
Publications: Articles on art.
Memberships: Women's Faculty (Berkeley),
Women's Athletic, and Century Clubs (S.F.);
San Francisco Soc. of Women Artists; Calif.
Soc. of Etchers; Phi Beta Kappa.
Bus. Address: San FranciscO Museum of Art,
Civic Center, San Francisco, Calif.
Home Address: 3444 Washington St., San
Francisco, Calif.

MORLEY. Professor Sylvanus Gris-
wold. A.B., M.A., Ph.D., Litt.D.

Professor of Spanish, Univ. of California,

Born: Templeton (Mass.), Feb. 23, 1878; s.
of Elizabeth (Morton) and Herbert S. Morley.
Education: Goddard Seminary (Barre, Vt.);
Tufts College (Mass.) ; Harvard Univ.
Degrees: A.B., Tufts College, 1898; M.A.,
1899, Ph.D., 1902, Harvard U.; Litt.D., Tufts
College, 1937.

Married: Drusilla Anna (dec. Nov. 27, 1928),
d. of Margaret (Strode) and George W. Mur-
phy, at Colorado Springs (Colo.), Dec. 25,
1913; ch.: Margaret, Thomas, James Morton.
Pi-of. Record: Instructor, Harvard U., 19O0-
05; Acting Prof., Romance Languages, U. of
Colorado. 1910-13; Prof., Modern Langs., U.
of New Mexico, 1913-14; Asst. Prof, of Span-
ish, U. of Calif. (Berkeley), 1914-19, Asso.
Prof., 1919-23, Professor, 1923—.



Publications: Many articles and textbooks;
translator: Sonnets and Poeyns of Anthero de
Quental, 1922; Beside the River Sar (of Rosa-
lia de Castro), 1937. Author: History of
Spanish Literature (with E. Mdrim^e) ; The
Covered Bridges of California. 1938; The
Chronology of Lope de Vega's Comedias (with
C. Bruertbn), 1940.

Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa; Hispanic Soci-
ety of America; Modern Lang. Assn. (Vice-
Pres. in 1936) ; Amer. Assn. Teachers of
Spanish (Pres., 1932).
Politics: Independent.
Recreations: Tennis, hiking .
Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Berkeley,
Horne Address: 2635 Etna St., Berkeley, Calif.

MORONY. Jean. A.B., M.A., LL.B.
Lawyer; Police Judge of City of Chico.
Born: Topeka (Kan.), March 21, 1912; s. of
Mary Louise (Gardner) and Lionel Gratiot

Education: Stanford Univ.; Univ. of Califor-

Degrees: A.B. (with distinction), 1932, M.A.,
1933, Stanford U.; LL.B., U. of Calif. (Has-
tings), 1936.

Married: Janet Stevens, d. of James Fuller,
at Richmond (Calif.), Dec. 24, 1938.
Prof. Record: Admitted to practice law in
State and Federal Courts, 1936; engaged m
general practice of Law, San Francisco and
Chico (Calif.), 1936 — . Police Judge, City of
Chico, term from 1939-43. Member, Motion
Picture Com. of the Calif. Junior Bar Conf.,
No. Calif. Public Information Com., Demo-
cratic Central Com. Butte County), and
Mem., Butte County Advisory Council for
National Youth Administration; Asst. Chief
Counsellor and Chief Counsellor, American
Legion's Boys' State, 1938-40; Instr. of Law,
Lincoln College of Law, San Francisco, 1937-
38; Mem., Natural Resources Com., Calif.
State Chamber of Commerce ; Deputy Attorney
General, State of Calif., 1937-38.
Directorships: Third Agricultural Dist. Assn.;
2nd Vice-Pres. and Dir., Chico Chamber of
Commerce; Pres. and Dir., Chico Rifle and
Pistol Club, Inc.; Trustee, First Baptist
Church of Chico (a corporation).
Publications: Manual of California Govern-
ment — An Outline of State, County, and City
Organization (copyrighted 1938).
Memberships: Masons (Blue Lodge and Royal
Arch); Eagles; Moose; Nb. Calif . Peace Offi-
cers' Assn.; Commonwealth Club of Calif.;
Phi Alpha Delta, Pi Sigma Alpha; Calif.
Scholastic Federation (Life Member) ; Nat.
Rifle Assn. of America; Amer. Bar Assn.
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Shooting, bowling.
Bus. Address: First National Bank Bldg.,
Chico, Calif.
Home Address : 945 Salem St., Chico, Calif. *

MOROSS. Jerome, B.S.


Born: Brooklyn (N.Y.), Aug. 1, 1913; s. of
Mollie (Greenberg) and Samuel Moross.
Education: De Witt Clinton High Sch., 1924-
28; Columbia Univ., 1928-29; New York Univ.,
1929-32; Juilliard Grad. Sch., 1931-32.
Degrees: B.S., New York Univ., 1932.
Married: Hazel, d. of Samuel Abrams, in New

York City, Aug. 28, 1939; ch.: Susanna (b.

Prof. Record: Suite for Chamber Orchestra
performed at the Libr. of Congress, 1934;
Revue, Parade, produced by the Theatre Guild
(Boston and New York), 1935; Ballet, Ameri-
can Pattern, produced at the Chicago Opera,
1937; Ballet, Frankie and Johnny, produced
by Ruth Page and the Federal Ballet at the
Blackstone Theatre (Chicago), 1938; received
the Columbia Composers Commn. and for it
wrote Tall Story (first broadcast over the
Columbia Broadcasting System in 1938) ; Ora-
torio, Susa7ina and the Elders, performed at
Music Box Theatre (Hollywood), 1941; also
numerous other performances and commer-
cial compositions.

Compositions: Paeans (New Music), 1933; The
Banjo (J. Fischer and Bros.), 1935; Biguine
(New Music), 1935; Parade (Harms, Inc.),
1935; Suite for Chamber Orchestra (New Mu-
sic), 1939.
Religion: Judaism.
Politics: Democrat.

Home Address: 2139 No. Beachwood Dr., Los
Angeles, Calif.

MORRILL. Austin Winfield.

B.Sc, Ph.D., F.A.A.A.S,

Entomologist; President, California Biological

Born: Tewksbury (Mass.), Sept. 11, 1880; s.
of Elvira (Webster) and James Morrill.
Education: Public Schools (Mass.); Mass.
Agricultural College (now Mass. State Col-
lege) .

Degrees: B.Sc, 1900, Ph.D., 1903, Mass. Agri-
cultural College; B.Sc, Boston Univ., 1900.
Married: (1) Florence Hall McCormick, in
Dallas (Texas), 1908 (dec 1916); ch. : Austin
W., Jr. (2) Helen Armstrong, in Phoenix
(Ariz.), 1919; ch.: Thomas A., James R., and

Prof. Record: Special Field Investigator for
Dlv. of Entomology, U.S. Dept. Agric Cotton
Insects, U.S. and Mexico, 1903-06 ; In Charge
Citrus Insect Investigations (Fla.), 1906-09;
First Territorial and State Entomologist of
Ariz., 1909-19; Entomologist, Ariz. Agric. Ex-
periment Station, 1909-19; Cons. Entomologist,
1919 — ; Cons. Entomologist, So. Pacific R.R.
of Mexico, 1921-30; Pres., Calif. Insectaries,
Inc. (now Calif. Biological Service), 1930 — .
Originator and Patentee, Morrill System of
graduated fumigation tents for determination
of dosage requirements in fumigating citrus
orchards used in Calif, and foreign citrus
growing countries. Hon. Consulting Entomol-
ogist, Mexico Department of Agriculture and

Directorships: Pres., Calif. Biological Service.
Publications: Numerous bulletins on entomo-
logical research published by U.S. Dept. of
Agriculture and State Agricultural Experi-
ment Stations of Mass. and Ariz., also many
articles on insects published in scientific jour-
nals, totaling about 100 titles.
Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Assn. for Ad-
vancement of Science (1906—); Fellow, En-
tomological Soc of Amer., Amer. Assn. Eco-
nomic Entomologists (Vice-Pres. and Chmn.,
Pac Slope Branch, 1916); Mason; Phi Sigma

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 1612 W. Glenoaks Blvd., Glen-
dale, Calif.

Home Address: 1505 Winchester Ave., Glen-
dale, Calif.



MORRIS. Charles S.. A.B., M.A.

LectuiLT; I'rosidont, San Muleo Junior Col-

Born: San Gabriel (Calif.), April 9, 1887; s.
of Klizabelh (Price) and Brooks Samuel

Education: Stanford Univ.
Degrees: A.B., 1<)08, M.A.. 1909, Stanford U.
Married: Carlena Metcalf, d. of Ella (Rich-
ardson) and Carlos Dyer Gushing, at Santa
Ana (Calif.), Dec. 24, 1909; ch. : Charles S.,
Jr., Mrs. Elizabeth Marquis.
Prof. Record: Asst., Biological Science, Stan-
ford U., 1909: Instr., Palo Alto High School,
1909-15; Vice-Principal, Modesto High School,
"915-22; Asst. Supt. of Schools (Modesto),
1918-22; Prin., Modesto Junior College, 1921-
31; Lecturer in Education, U. of Calif.
(Berkeley), summer session, 1933; Lecturer in
Edn., Stanford U., spring quarter, 19.38; Pres.,
San Mateo Junior College, since Aug., 1931
(all Calif.).

Directorships: No. Calif. Junior College Assn.
(Past Pres.); Calif. Jr. College Federation
(Past Pres.); San Mateo Teachers' Assn.
(Past Pres.); Exec. Chairman, Legislative
Com., Calif. Junior College Assn.
Publications: Short articles on education.
Memberships: P.D.K.S.X.; Kiwanis.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: American Democracy.
Recreations: Sports, automobile trips.
Bus. Address: San Mateo Junior Coll., San
Mateo, Calif.

Home Address: 61 Hayvvard Ave., San Mateo,
Calif. •

MORRIS. Eugene Ralph, A.B.

Journalist; Editor; Publisher, Tribune Pub-
lishing Co.

Born: Downey (Calif.), July 3, 1898; s. of
Grace Irma (Keller) and Eugene Tooker

Education: Univ. of Wash.; North Pac. Coll.;
Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles).

Degrees: A.B., U. of Calif. (L.A.), 1920.
Bus. Record: Has been Vice-Pres., Elec. Vehi-
cle Co (Seattle) ; Vice-Pres., Utility Garment
Co. (Portland, Ore.); Vice-Pres., Morris Gar-
ment Co. (L.A.); Vice-Pres., Assoc. Broad-
casting System (coastwise); Pres., Com-
pania Radiodifusora Naccional de Mexico;
Publisher and Owner of the Tribune Publish-
ing Co., L.A. Courier, Hollywood Tribune,
L.A. Triburie, The Californian, Amusement
News, and Dancing Topics Magazine, and
misc. publications in L.A.

Publications: All Tribune publications bears
his column by-line.

Navy Service: Served in the Navy during
World War I.

Clubs: Dir., Nu Sigma Delta; Delta Sigma
Delta (professional).

Religion : Protestant.

Politics: None at present.

Recreations: Yachting, water sports, outdoor

Bus. Address: P.O. Box 12, Hollywood. Calif.

Home Address: 1129 W. 38th St., Los Angeles,
Calif.; Summer: Big Bear Lake and Balboa
Beach, Calif.

MORRIS, Dean Samuel Brooks, A.B.

I'rof. of Civil KngiK. an<l Ilcid <,t Oept.,
Stanford U., Dean, .Schwjl of Engineer-
ing, Stanford U.

Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), Aug. 24, 1890;
s. of Elizabeth Price (Shoemaker) and Brooks
Samuel Morris.

Education: .Student Throop Poly. Inst, (now
Calif. Inst. Tech.), 19():i-07.
Degrees: A.B., Stanford U., 1911.
Married: Annabel Millar Johnson, Aug. 31,
1912; ch.: Brooks Theron, Robert Field.
Prof. Record: Engr., North Pasadena Land &
Water Co., 1911-12; with Water Dept., City
of Pasadena, 1912-35, as Asst. Engr., 1912-1.3,
Chief Engr., 1913-35, Supt., 1921-25, Gen.
Mgr., 1925-35; Prof, of Civil Engrg., and
Head of Dept., Stanford U., since 1935, also
Dean, Schl. of Engrg., since 19.36; Const.
Civil and Hydraulic Engr. since 1935. Dir.,
Los Angeles Co. Conservation Assn., 1930-35;
designed and built Morris Dam (328 ft. high,
San Gabriel Canyon, for City of Pasadena),
1932-24, and dam was named in his honor
and dedicated by Herbert Hoover, May 1934.
Directorships : Mem., Bd. of Pub. Works, City
of Palo Alto since 1936, Chmn., since 1937;
Dir., Seismol. Soc. of Amer. since 1937.

Publications: CXjntributed articles to techni-
cal journals.

Awards: Awarded John M. Diven Medal by
Amer. Water Works Assn., 1933.
Memberships: Mem., A.A.A.S.; Amer. Con-
crete Inst. ; Amer. Pub. Health Assn. ; Amer.
Soc. Civil Engrs. (Pres., Los Angeles Sec,
1925) ; Amer. Water Works Assn. (Pres.,
Calif. Sec, 1927-28, Dir., 1931-35) ; Soc.
Promotion Engrg. Edn.; Engineer's (San
Francisco), University (Pasadena, Pres., 1934-
35). and Faculty (Stanford U.) Clubs; Sigma
Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Religion: Episcopal.

Bus. Address: School of Engineering, Stanford
University, Calif.

Home Address: 550 Embarcadero Rd., Palo
Alto, Calif.

MORRIS, Professor William Alfred,

A.B., Ph.D.

Prof, of Eng. History, Univ. of Calif.

Born: Dallas (Ore.), May 24, 1875; s. of

Mary Elizabeth (Farley) and John Morris.

Education: Willamette Univ. (Salem, Ore.);

Stanford Univ.; Harvard Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Stanford Univ., 1901; Ph.D.,

Harvard Univ., 1907.

Married: Miriam Belt, d. of Jabez Huelat,
in Salem (Ore.), Sept. 1, 1904.
Prof. Record: Teacher, rural schs. (Wash, and
Ore.), 1895-1901, Portland (Ore.) High Sch.,
1901-04; Asst. in Hist., Harvard Univ. and
Radcliffe Coll., 1906-07; Instr., 1907-10, and
Asst. Prof., 1910-12, in History Dept., Univ.
of Washington (Seattle) ; Asst. Prof, of Eng-
lish History, 1912-18, Asso. Prof., 1918-22,
and Prof, since 1922, Univ. of Calif. (Berke-

Publications: The Frankpledge System, 1910,
The Early English County Court, 1926 (both
Univ. of Calif. Press) ; The Mediaeval Eng-
lish Sheriff to 1300 (Univ. of Manchester
Press), 1927; Constitutional History of Eng-
land to 1216 (Macmillan), 1930; Contbr.
(with J. F. Willard, Ed.) The English Govern-



ment at Work, 1327-13S6 (The Mediaeval
Acad, of Amer.), Vol. 1., 1940.
Awards: Carnot Medal (debating, Stanford-
U.C. Contest), 1901.

Memberships: Faculty (Berkeley); Common-
wealth Club of Calif. (San Francisco) ; Phi
Beta Kappa.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Berkeley,

Ho7ne Address: 1815 San Ramon Ave., Berke-

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