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Leghorn (Italy), 1907; Consul Gen. (Copen-
hagen Denmark), 1907-09 (resigned); admit-
ted to Calif. Bar Dec. 13, 1909; developed
"Hot Springs Ranch," in Owens Valley
(Calif ), 1910-12; first Industrial Agt. of
"Modern Industrial Town," of Torrance
(Calif ), 1915; with West India Oil Co. and
Standard Oil Co. of Calif., 1916-22, Union
Oil Co of Calif., 1923-24; Security-First Nat.
Bank of Los Angeles, 1925-29 (retired).
Awards: Decorated by Menelik II (King of
EthiODia) with the Grand Cordon, Order of
the Star of Ethiopia, as the first resident
Amer. Diplomatic Representative in Ethiopia.
Memberships: Phi Gamma Delta; Mason;
Univ. Club (Cornell).
Religion: Methodist.

Home Address: 346 So. Benton Way, Los An-
geles, Calif.

MUDD. Mildred Esterbrook

Born: Jersey City (N.J.), Feb. 21, 1891; d. of
Mary and Richard Esterbrook.
Education: Veltin School (New York City).
Married: Harvey S. Mudd, in New York City,
March 12, 1913; ch.: Henry Thomas, Caryll



Vircrtoislniin: Nat. I'res., (Jlrl Scouts, Inc.;
Dlr.. Cliildroii's llosp. Soc. of Los AnKclos,
Women's Committoes of Fhllhurmonlc Orches-
tra, American Red Cross (Los Angeles Chap-

Membrrshiim: Fiiiiay Morning, Women's Ath-
letic (Los Angeles) Clubs; Amer. Women's
Club ol' London; Women's Ilepubllcan Club
of New York City.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Music.

Home Address: 1240 Benedict Canon Dr.,
Beverly Hills, Calif.

MUELDER, Professor Walter George,

B.S., S.T.B., Ph.D.

Prof, of Christian Theology and Christian
Ethics, Univ. of So. Calif.
Born: Boody (111.), Mar. 1, 1907; s. of Minnie
(Horlitz) and Epke Hermann Muelder.
Education: Burlington (Iowa) High Sch.;
Burlington Jr. Coll.; Knox Coll.; Boston
Univ., Sch. of Theol.

Degrees: B.S., Knox Coll., 1927; S.T.B., 1930,
and Ph.D., 1933, Boston Univ.
Mrried: Martha, d. of Arthur Louis and
Alma (Anderson) Grotewohl, in Burlington
(Iowa), Mar. 22, 1907; ch.: Sonja Jane (b.
1937) and Helga Louise (b. 1940).
Prof. Record: Minister, Methodist Episcopal
Church (Crandon, Wis.), 1933-34; Asso. Prof,
of Philbsophy and Bible, Berea Coll., 1934-36,
Professor. 1936-40; Prof, of Christian Theol-
ogy and Christian Ethics, Grad. Sch. of Reli-
gion, Univ. of So. Calif., since 1940.

Publications: Historical Outline of the Bible
(with E. S. Brightman, Berea Coll. Press),
1936; The Development of American Philoso-
phy (with L. Sears, Houghton Mifflin Co.),

Memberships: Natl. Council of Religion in
Higher Edn.; Amer. Assn. of Univ. Profs.;
Amer. Philosophical Assn.; Fellowship of So.
Churchmen; Fellowship of Reconciliation; Phi
Beta Kappa.

Religion : Methodist.

Politics: Socialist.

Recreations: Reading, walking, concerts, out-
ings movies, folk dancing, tennis, horseshoes,
and swimming.

Bus. Address: Graduate School of Religion,
Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles,

Home Address: 3960 LaSalle Ave., Los Ange-
les,, Calif.


Conductor- Accompanist.

Born: Vienna (Austria), Sept. 19, 1906; s. of
Olga (Schmidl) and Alfred Mueller.

Education: State Academy of Music (Vienna).

Prof. Record: Conductor at German Opera
(Prague, Czechoslovakia) ; Accompanist and
Coach for Kerstin Thorborg, Emanuel List,
Jussy Bjoerling, Igor (5orin; Asst. Conductor,
Hollywood Bowl, 1939.

Religion: Jewish.

Home Address: 317 No. Ridgewood PL, Los
Angeles, Calif. •

MUILENBURG, Professor James.
A.B., M.A., Ph.D., L.H.D.

Theologian; Hillings Profes.sor of Old Testa-
ment Language and Literature, Pacific .School
of Religion.

Born: Orange City (Iowa), June 1, 1896; s. of
Gertrude (van Uooyen) and John William

Education: Northwestern Classical Acad.;
Hope College; Yale.

Degrees: A.B., 1920, M.A., 1922, Ph.D., 1926,
Yale; L.H.D., Univ. of Maine, 1932.
Married: Mary, d. of Jo;inna and John
Kloote, In Grand Rapids (Mich.), June 30,
1921; ch.; James Edward, Lawrence Edgar,
Janet Gertrude.

Prof. Record: Instr. In Eng., Univ. of Nebr.,
1920-23; Instr. In Biblical Literature, Yale
Univ., 1925-26; Asst. and Assoc. Prof, of the
Hist, and Literature of Religion, Mt. Holyoke
Coll., 1926-32; Dean of the Coll. of Arts and
Sciences, Univ. of Me., 1932-36; Prof, of Old
Testament Language and Literature, Pac.
School of Religion, 1936—.
Publications: Specimens of Biblical Litera-
ture; The Embassy of Everaard Van Weede.
Lord of Dykvelt to England in 1687; Literary
Relations of the Teaching of the Twelve
Apostles and the Epistle of Barnabas.
Army Record: World War I, May 1917-Aug.
1919: 134th Amb. Co., 34th Div., U.S. Army;
Intelligence Office, 34th Div. Hq. Second
Lieut., Interpreter, A.E.F. ; First Lieut. R.R.
and C. Service, A.E.C., A.E.F.
Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa
Phi; Amer. Oriental Soc; Soc. of Biblical
Literature and E.xegesis; Amer. Philological
Assn.; Nat. Assn. of Biblical Instructors;
Theological Discussion Group.
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: 1798 Scenic Ave., Berkeley,

Home Address: 2616 College Ave., Berkeley,

MUIR, Professor Gladdys Esther,

A.B., M.A.

Professor of History, La Verne Coll.

Born: McPherson (Kan.), Mar. 5, 1895; d. of
Mary Amanda (Moherman) and Freeman G.

Education: McPherson Coll., 1911-15; Univ. of
Calif., 1918-19, 1925; Univ. of Edinburgh,

Degrees: A.B., McPherson Coll., 1915; M.A.,
Univ. of Calif., 1920.

Prof. Record: Prof, of Latin and Spanish,
1916-19, Prof, of History, since 1919 (La
Verne Coll.).

Publications: The Settlement of the Brethren
on the Pacific Slope (Brethren Publications
Co., Elgin), 1940.

Memberships: Hist. Soc. of Pomona Valley.

Religion: Church of the Brethren.

Recreations: Music.

Bus. Address: La Verne Coll., La Verne,

Home Address: 373 No. El Molino Ave., Pasa-
dena Calif. »



MULFINGER. Carl Leonard,
A.B., B.S., M.D.

Physician and Surgeon.

Born: Chicago (111.). April 8, 1894; s. of Ida
(Rohn) and George A. Mulfinger, Ph.D.
Education: Alden Academy; Allegheny Col-
lege; Pennsylvania Stale College; Univ. of

Degrees: A.B., Allegheny College, 1915; B.S.,
1918, M.D., 1923, U. of Illinois.
Married: Elizabeth Gay, d. of Ida Bainter, in
Pasadena (Calif.), 1928; ch.: George Leonard,
Carl Richard.

Prof Record: Private practice, Los Angeles,
since 1923. House Physician, Los Angeles
County Hospital, 1922-23; Senior, Surgical
Staff, Methodist Hospital of So. Calif. ; Chief
of Staff, Methodist Hospital, 1939-40; Head
of Urological Staff, All Nations Clinic, 1936-
40- Chief of Staff, A.N.C., 1937-40; Asst
Medical Director tor Independent Order of
Foresters, Los Angeles; Pres., Junior Section
Los Angeles County Medical Society, 1934-35,
and at present a member of the Governing

Directorships: Mac Corporation (Los Angeles,

Publications: Number of articles on medical
economics including a- monograph on Doctors'
Pension Systems (pub. by Medical Review of
Reviews) .

Army Service: Served in Medical Corps, U.S.
Army, 1918.

Memberships: Los Angeles Athletic Club;
F &A. Masons, Pentalpha Lodge (Calif.); Phi
Gamma Delta, Phi Rho Sigma.
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf.

Bus. Address: Professional Bldg., 1052 W.
Sixth St., Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 2500 Fifth Ave., Los Angeles,
Calif. *

MULFORD, Professor Walter,

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

Professor of Forestry and Chmn., Dept. of
Forestry, Univ. of Calif.

Born: Millville (N.J.), Sept. 16, 1877; s. of
Anna (Lloyd) and Furman Lewis Mulford.
Education: Cornell Univ.

Degrees: B.S.A., 1899, F.E., 1901, Cornell U.;
Sc.D., U. of Mich., 1938.

Married: Vera, d. of Adam R. Wandllng, in
Ithaca (N.Y.), July 1, 1903; ch. : Alice S.,
Mary (Mrs. Richard Eakin), Stewart F.
Prof. Record: State Forester of Connecticut
and Forester to Connecticut Agri. Experiment
Station, 1901-04; U.S. Forest Service, 1904-05;
Asst. Prof, of Forestry, U. of Mich., 1905-07,
Jr. Prof., 1907-11; Prof, of Forestry and
Head of Dept. of Forestry, Cornell U., 1911-
14- Prof, of Forestry and Head of Dept. of
Forestry, U. of Calif., 1914—.
Publications: Consulting Ed., American For-
estry Series (McGraw-Hill Book Co.), 1932.
Memberships: Sigma Xi, Alpha Zeta, Xi Sigma
Pi, Phi Sigma.

Bus. Address: Dept. of Forestry, Univ. of
California, Berkeley, Calif.
Home Address: 1637 Spruce St., Berkeley,

MULLEN, Grace Stewart, L.I.

Civic Worker.

Born: Sparta (Tenn.), Oct. 2, 1875; d. of
Betty (Smith) and John Gillentine Stewart.

Education: Doyle College; grad. of Peabody
College, L.I., 1902.

Married: George Emmett, s. of Frances E.
and George W. Mullen, in Louisville (Ky.),
Aug. 16, 1905; ch. : Frances Mullen Yates.
Prof. Record: Taught in Whittier Public
Schools, 1903-05; Dir., Redlands Day Nurs-
ery; Pres., P.-T.A.; Dir. of Contemporary
Club; Founded Redlands Community Music
Assn., 1924, Pres. since its organization,
sponsoring concerts without admission charge
in Redlands Bowl. A community orchestra
has been fostered, community singing under a
distinguished director has been carried on in
weekly sings, since July 1924; the allied art of
drama and dance are developed in this com-
munity and presentations by outstanding pro-
fessional talent, as well as home talent.
Awards: Badge of Honor from Pres. Wilson
"for Red Cross service during World War I";
received grail award from Redlands Chapter
of Loyal Knights of Round Table, presented
for "outstanding community service," 1931.
Memberships: Redlands Contemporary Club;
Players; Sigma Alpha Iota.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Gardening, walking, travel, the-

Home Address: 27 No. Buena Vista St., Red-
lands, Calif.

MUNGER, Frances Harriet, A.B.

Secretary-Treasurer and Partner, Munger Oil
Information Service.

Born: National City (Calif.), June 6, 1887;
d. of Laura Emogene (Blakesley) and Wil-
liam Thomas Munger.

Education: San Diego H.S.; Pomona College.

Degrees: A.B., Pomona College, 1908; Post
grad. work at Univ. of California, Los An-

Married: Ellwood James, s. of Burton Lorenzo
Munger, in El Cajon (Calif.), Sept. 15, 1909;
ch.: Ellwood Wilton, Averill Heathcot, Corlyn
Frances, Corinne Harriet.

Bus: Record: Partner in Munger Oil Informa-
tion Service, Inc., 1923 — .

Directorships: Plymouth Congregational Ch.
of Whittier; Los Angeles Distr., Calif. Fed.
Women's Clubs (Bd. of Dir., Exec. Bd., also
Vice-Pres.); (Whittier Distr.) Educational
Birth Control Bd.; Bd. of Dirs. and Vlce-
Pres., So. Calif. Fed. of Cong. Women.

Memberships: Whittier College Aux.; Pomona
College Alumni; A.A.U.W. (Whittier Branch) ;
Woman's Club of Whittier (Past Pres.);
Whittier Discussion Club; Women's Aux. of
Los Angeles Cham, of Commerce.

Religion: Protestant (Cong. Ch.).
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Haas Bldg., Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 642 No. Washington Ave.,
Whittier and 7604 Rindge Ave., Playa del Rey,
caiir. (summer).



MUNRO, Professor William Bennett,

M.A., Ph.D., Litt.D., LL.D.
Prof, of Hist, and Govt., Calif. Inst, of Tech.
Born: Almonte (Ont., Can.), Jan. 5, 1875; s.
of Sarah (Bennett) and John McNab Munro.
Education: Harvard Univ.
Degrees: M.A., 1899, and Ph.D., 1900, Har-
vard Univ.; Litt.D., 19,n, Univ. of So. Calif.;
LLD., 1931, Mills Coll. (Oakland, Calif.).
Married: Caroline Sanford, d. of Orren A.
Gorton, M.D., in P£isadena, Feb. 19, 1913;
ch.: William B., Jr.

Prof. Record: Mem.. Faculty, Harvard Univ.,
1904-30; Prof, of Hist, and Govt., Calif. Inst,
of Tech. (Pasadena), since 1930, also a Mem.
of the E.xec. Council there.
Directorships: Mem., Bd. of Overseers, Har-
vard Univ.; Trustee and Treas., Henry E.
Huntington Libr.; Trustee, Huntington Mem.
Hosp., Trustee, Scripps Coll.; Mem., Bd. of
Dir., Security-First Natl. Bk. of Los Angeles,
and Southern California Edison Co., Ltd.
Publications: The Government of the United
States; The Governments of Europe; Muni-
cipal Government and Administration; The
Initiative, Referendum, and Recall; Makers
of the Unwritten Constitution; Personality in
Politics; The Invisible Government; The Gov-
ernment of European Cities; Current Prob-
lems in Citizenship, etc.

Army Service: Major, United States Army
during World War I.

Memberships: California (Los Angeles), Mid-
wick and Valley Hunt (Pasadena) Clubs; Phi
Beta Kappa.

Religion: Presbyterian.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: California Inst, of Technology,

Pasadena, Calif.

Home Address: 268 Bellefontaine St., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

MUNZ, Professor Phillip Alexander,

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

Professor of Botany, Pomona Coll.
Born: Saratoga (Wyo.), Apr. 1, 1892; s. of
Caroline (Wolf) and Alexander Munz.
Education: East Denver High School; Univ. of
Denver; Cornell Univ.

Degrees: A.B., 1913, M.A., 1914, Univ. of
Denver; Ph.D., Cornell Univ., 1917.
Married: Alice, d. of Bruce and Katherine
McCuUy, in Claremont (Calif.), June 10,
1925; ch.: Robert Alexander, and Frederick

Prof. Record: Instr., Univ. of Denver, 1914;
Asst., Cornell Univ., 1915, 1917; Asst. Prof.,
1917-25, Asso. Prof., 1925-30, Prof, since 1930
at Pomona Coll., Dean of Faculty, 1941 — .
Directorships: Bd., of Amer. Soc. of Plant
Ta.xonomists ; Councillor, Rancho Santa Ana
Botanical Garden.

Publications: Manual of So. Calif. Botany,
1935; numerous papers on plants of So. Calif,
and the Southwest; papers on family Ona-
graceae for North and South Amer.
Army Service: Yale Army Lab. Sch. (Sani-
tary Corps).

Awards: Guggenheim Fellow, South Amer.,

Memberships: Botanical Soc. of Amer.; Tor-
rey Botanical; New England Botanical; Calif.
Botanical Soc; Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.;

Fellow, Amer. A.ssn. for Advancement of


Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Pomona College, Claremont,

Home Address: 1165 Indian Hill Blvd., Clare-
mont, Calif.

MURPHEY. (Mrs.) Edith Van Allen

Educational Advi.sor, U..S. Indian Service.
Bur., on collection of data on plants native to
nelia (Benjamin) and Adam Van Allen, Jr.
Education: Private Schs. ; spl. work in lan-
guages, Univ. of Calif.; spl. course in libr.
work. New York St. Libr. Sch. (Albany,

Married: (1) Arthur D. Lloyd (dec); (2)
Sanford L. Redwine (dec); (3) William H.
Murphey (dec).

Prof. Record: Taught one year; organized
small libraries (New York State) ; Cataloguer
in foreign languages, Univ. of Calif. Libr.
(Berkeley) ; when her eyes gave out she
started to pioneer; homesteaded near Long-
vale (Mendocino Co.), 1902; was always inter-
ested in plants, wild flowers, and Indians, had
a chance to study them here; visited Carson
Indian Agency and by holding wild flower
shows collected informatibn vital to Indian
cattle projects; worked six mos. for U.S. Plant
Bur. on collection of data on plants native to
Nevada used by the Indians; worked season-
ally for three yrs. for Carson Indian Agency,
on Range Plant Projects, also at Western
Shoshone Agency (Owyhee, Nev.), until the
present; spent winter, 1939-40, conducting a
rehabilitation project at Furnace Creek Indian
Village (in Death Valley), for the Panamint
Shoshone Indians, and at the same time was
in charge of Wa-Pai-Shone Trading Post,
same place; both projects were under the
auspices of the U.S. Indian Service. Now
teaches Range Botany of Nev. plants and
grasses, Carson Indian Agency and Western
Shoshone Agency (both in Nev.).
Publications: Desert Friends, Nevada Range
Plants, 1939 (written in collaboration with
other teachers of Carson Indian Sch.); occa-
sional magazine articles.

Memberships: Indian Welfare for Calif. Fedn.
of Women's Clubs (successively Co., Dist.,
and St. Chmn.); Covelo Women's; Kosmos
(Ukiah) clubs.

Religion: Dutch Reformed Church.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hunting down rare plants and
grasses, making scrapbooks illustrated by
photographs taken on the range and by trav-
elogues printed in Ukiah Republican Press,
learning about Indians.

Home Address: Covelo, Calif.; Potter Valley,
Calif, and c/o Carson Indian Agency, Stew-
art, Nev.

MURPHEY. John Douglass, Ph.B.

Judge of the Superior Court of Alameda Co.
Born: Buckeye (Yolo Co., Calif.), July 7,
1863; s. of Clarissa (Bailey) and John Car-
penter Murphey.

Education: Public Schs.; Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: Ph.B., Univ. of Calif., 1887.
Married: Clara Emma, d. of Louisa and
Henry Donnel, in Bridgeport (Calif.), Nov.



11 1891; ch.: Melvin, Clifford, Eileen (Mrs.
A.' J. Shields), Theodore and Elwood.
Prof. Record: County Clerk, Mono Co., 1891-
98- Dist. Atty.. (same), 1898-1903; Judge, Su-
perior Court (same), 1903-15; Judge, Superior
Ct., Alameda Co., since 1924 (all Calif.);
while serving as Sup. Judge, has been desig-
nated to serve in the Dist. Cts. of Appeal m
Calif, and has written more than fifty opin-
ions which are printed in the Reports of the
District Courts of Appeal, State of California.
Memberships: Elks; Lions; Sciots; Odd-Fel-
lows; Masons (Grand Master, St. of Calif.,
1913-14), Com. on Jurisprudence in the Grand
Lodge of Masons since 1915.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Fislilng, bridge.
Bus. Address: Court House, Oakland, Calif.
Home Address: 1911 Parker St., Berkeley^

MURPHY, Dwight

Rancher-Thoroughbred Cattle Breeder.
Born: Charleston (111.), Jan. 15, 1884; s. of
Jennie E. (Patten) and Peter H. Murphy.
Education: Smith Academy (St. Louis, Mo.).
Married: Grace Manning, d. of Mary M.
(Peckenpaugh) and Judge Samuel S. Price, m
Kansas City (Mo.), Feb. 12, 1910; ch.: Mar-
jorie Grace.

Bus. Record: Pres. of the P. H. Murphy Co.
from 1917-25; since that time has been
ranching and breeding Arabian and Palomino
horses, and registered Hereford cattle to
which he now devotes his time extensively.
Directorships: Dir., Santa Barbara Founda-

Clubs: Santa Barbara, Montecito Country,
Valley (Montecito), and Pacific Union (San
Francisco) Clubs; Masonic Order (Pittsburgh,

Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 103 De La Guerra Studios,
Santa Barbara, Calif.

Home Address: 55 La Paz Rd., Santa Bar-
bara, Calif. ; Rancho San Fernando Rey, Star
Route, Santa Barbara, Calif.

MURPHY. Edward W.

Merchandise Broker; President, Johnson, Car-
veil & Murphy.

Born- Waukegan (111.), June 26, 1868; s. of
Mary A. (Spaulding) and John W. Murphy.
Education: Waukegan Schs.
Married: Ida M., d. of Joseph Haines, at Port-
land (Ore.), Dec. 23, 1896; ch.: Edward M.,
and Kathleen.

Bws. Record: Price Baking Powder Co. (Chi-
cago 111. and Portland, Ore.), 1886-98; John-
son-Locke Mercantile Co. (San Francisco,
Calif.), 1899-1900; Johnson, Carvell & Murphy
(Los Angeles), since 1900.

Directorships: Vice-Pres., Los Angeles Brick
and Clay Co.; Dir., Calif. State Chamber of

Memberships: Jonathan (Los Angeles), Calif.
Yacht (Wilmington), Uplifters (Santa Mon-
ica), and Catalina Island Yacht (Avalon)

Religion: Catholic.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Yachting, hunting.

Bus. Address: Johnson, Carvell & Murphy,
247 So. Central Ave., Los Angeles, Calif.
Ho7ne Address: 401 So. Lafayette Park PI.,
Los Angeles, Calif.

MURRAY, Professor David Ambrose,
A.B., M.A., D.D., L.H.D.

Theologian; Prof, of Biblcal Literature, Mon-
mouth Coll.

Born: Montgomery Co. (New York), Mar. 23,
1861; s. of Margaret Martin ((3ordon) and
Andrew Keachie Murray.

Education: Grad., Coe Collegiate Inst, (now
Coe Coll.), 1879; Mbnmouth Coll.; Princeton;
Princeton Theol. Sem.

Degrees: A.B., Monmouth Coll. (111.), 1885;
M A., Princeton Univ., 1887; D.D., Coe Coll.,
1902; L.H.D., Monmouth Coll., 1940.
Married: Annie Louise (Foster) in Kyoto
(Japan) Oct. 11, 1905; ch.: David Thompson,
Raymond Gorbold and William Henry

Prof Record: Ordained Presbyn. Ministry,
1888; Teacher in Govt. Schools, (Kyoto and
Osaka, Japan), lb88-92; Pastor, Chicago
(111.), 1893-94, Perry (la.), 1894-95, Ottum-
wa, 1896-1902; Missionary in Japan, 1902-22;
founded Osaka Theol. Sem., 1902; Prin., 1902-
10; In Charge of work in Ise Province, of Bd.
of Foreign Missions Presbyn. Ch. in U.S.A.,
1911-19; Prof., Meiji Gakuin Theol. Sem.
(Tokyo), 1919-21; Mgr., Christian Lit. Soc. of
mouth Coll., since 1926.

War Service: YMCA, Vladivostok, Russia,

Directorships: Pres., Santa Monica (Calif.)

Publications: Inductive English Lessons, 1890;
Atoms and Energies, 1901; Kojin Dendo
(Studies for Personal Workers), 1905; Ten
No Tomo (Friend from Heaven), 1907; Sukui
No Michi (Way of Salvation), 1907; Christian
Faith and the New Psycaology, 1911; The
Supernatural, 1917; His Return, 1925; The
Real Meaning of Genesis, 1930; Studies in the
Beliefs of Our Religion, 1931; Jehovah, Friend
of Men, 1936; Ed., Christian Movement in
Japan, 1920-21; Vignettes of Life (Laurance
Press, Cedar Rapids), 1941; / Believe in God
(Laurance Press, Cedar Rapids), 1941.
Bits. Address: Monmouth College, Monmouth,

Home Address: 401 Marguerita Ave., Santa
Monica, Calif.

MURRAY, (Feg) Frederic Seymour,


Cartoonist; Creator of "Seein" Stars," King
Features Syndicate.

Born: San Francisco, May 15, 1894; s. of
Nella Howland (Gifford) and Augustus Taber
Murray (Prof, of Classics at Stanford Univ.).
Education: Palo Alto High School; Stanford
Univ.; Art Students League of New York.
Degrees: A.B., Stanford Univ., 1916.
Married: Dorothy, d. of Ella B. Hanna, in
Los Angeles (Calif.), Dec. 31, 1920; ch. : Lor-
raine, Rosalind, John, and Alex.
Bus. Record: Began cartooning fellow athletes
on Olympic Team in 1920; did sport drawings
for Los Angeles Times; thence to Chicago for
Asso. Eds.; to New York for Metropolitan
Newspaper Service to do syndicated sports



cartoon, V.)'M: rovored Olympics In Amster-
dam, 1!)1-'.S, Los AnRclcs, 1<).'!2; crpatod a mov-
ing; picture feature called "Seeln' Stars"
which has heen syndicated by King Features
and has continued with this since Oct., 19.'53.
Anni/ Record: Enlisted In the -lOth Engrs.
(caniouriap;e sccllonl In Paris in Apr., 1918;
after serving six mos. In France with a branch
of the Red Cross (Friend's War Victims Re-
lief CorpsK was with Field Artillery at Can-
tigny, St. Mlhlel and Argonne Battles; re-
ceived Hon. Discharge in Washington, D.C.,
Feb., 1919.

Memhershiptf: Dutch Treat, Players (New
York); Olympic (San trancisco), Illinois Ath-
letic, New York Athletic, Los Angeles Ath-
letic Clubs (has belonged to and represented
all in track and field meets) ; Kappa Alpha.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Tennis, badminton, and swim-

Bus. Address: King Features Syndicate, 235

East 45th St., New York City.

Home Address : 200 So. June St., Los Angeles,


MUSE, Clarence

Actor, Singer, Composer, Lyricist.
Born: Baltimore (Md.), Oct. 7, 1892; s. of
Mary A. (Sales) and Alexander Muse.
Education: Dickerson Univ. (Pa.); finished
at law, later studied Music in New York.
Married: Willabelle, d. of Capt. V. H. Marsh-
banks, U.S. Army, at Algood (Tenn.); eh.:

Prof. Record: Dir., Music Sch. in Chicago;
Founder, Lafayette Theatre in Harlem (Cra-
dle of Negro drama in Amer.); concertized
throughout the U.S.; appeared in several
hundred pictures, including Hearts in Dixie,
Dirigible, The Wet Parade, Huckleberry Finn,
So Red the Rose, X Marks the Spot, Mary-
land, Chad Hanna, She Stayed Kissed. Com-
poser of: When Its Sleepy Time Down South,
Alleyway of My Dreams, Liberty Road, I
Go Congo, and Harlem Heab'n (presented
at Hollywood Bowl several times) . Dir. of
Run Little Chilian (for Fed Theatre Project).
Author of the book of Reminiscences Way
Down South.

Memberships: Elks, Masons, Phi Beta Sigma.
Recreations : Farming, raising hogs and chick-

Home Address: 2135 Clinton St., Los An-
geles, Calif.
Ranch: Box 177-C, Perris, Calif. •

MUSICK, Charles Elvon. L.L.B.

Lawyer; Partner, Musick and Burrell.
Born: Fresnb (Calif.), Jan. 16, 1890; s. of
Viola Lois (Ayers) and Henry Lewis Musick.
Education: Occidenal Coll. (Los Angeles);
Univ. of So. Calif.

Degrees: LL.B., Univ. of So. Calif., 1915.
Married: Mabel, d. of C. W. Ayers, in
Oakland (Calif.), Aug. 6, 1914.
Prof. Record: Admitted to the Bar in 1914;
practiced law in Pasadena (Calif.), until
1920, then acted as Trust Counsel for Title
Insurance and Trust Co.; formed partner-
ship of Musick, Burr and Pinney, May, 1923;

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