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Nov. 1.0, 1916; ch.: Norman Henry.
Prof. Record: Came to Calif, in her early
'teens to study violin: played concerts
throughout the "west, then made a success-
ful Now York debut, and toured the United
States. Now teaches and plays in Los
Ange'es, holding the positiVjn of Head of
Violin, Westlake Sch. for Girls, and Dir.,
Leona Neblett Violin Sch.
Addrer.s: 801 So. Dunsmuir, Los Angeles,
Calif. *



NEEDHAM, Gwendolyn Bridges,

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

Instr. in Eng., University of Calif., Coll. of
Agriculture.

Born: Altus (Ark.), Aug. 14, 1906; d. of
Jeffa Alice Lee (Morrison) and Joseph Man-
ning Bridges.

Education: Univ. of ^Calif . (Berkeley).
Degrer^s: A.B., 1928, M.A., 1930, and Ph.D.,
1937, Univ. bf Calif.

Married: Arnold Edwin, s. of Edith L. and
Arnold E. Needham, in Oakland (Calif.),
Dec. 17, 1932.

Prof. Record: Teaching Asst., Univ. of
Calif., 1928-32; Instr. in Eng., Golden Gate
Jr. Coll., San Francisco (Calif.), 1933-36;
Instr. in Eng., Div. of Languages and Liter.,
Coll. of Agr., Univ. of Calif, since 1936.
Publications: Co- Author (with Robert P.
Utter) Pamela's Daughters (study of women's
changing social and economic status, as
shown, in fiction) .

M ember. ships : Phi Beta Kappa, Theta Sigma
Phi, Pi Sigma Lambda; Mortar Board;
Prytanean.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Literature, music, theatre, gar-
dening, and golf.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Coll. of
Agriculture, Davis, Calif.
Home Address: Box 39., R.F.D., Davis, Calif.*



NEFF. Andrew McNally.

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

Born- Altadena (Calif.), Nov. 9, 1893; s. of
NanniH (McNally) and E D. Neff.
Education: European schs. ; Univ. of Calif.;
Univ. of Chicago.

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Calif., 1920; M.S.,
1921, Ph.D., 1925, Univ. of Chicago.
Directorships: Coleman Chamber Music
Assn.: Neighborhood Music Sch.; So. Calif.
Symphony Assn. ; Pasadena Music Festival
Assn. (Pres.).

Army Service: Chemical Warfare during
World War I, and Chemical Warfare Res.
since.

Memberships: Pasadena Athletic, Metropoli-
tan Clubs.



Bus. Address: 515 West Sixth St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 555 So. Orange Grove Ave.,
Pasadena, Calif.



NEFF, The Reverend William H.,

M.A.

Clergvman; Dist. Supt., Pilgrim Church,
Calif. Dist.

Born: McKeesport (Pa.), Dec. 4, 1903; s.
of Barbara (Lash) and Wesley B. Neff.
Education : Univ. of Cincinnati (Ohio);
God's Bible Sch. (Cincinnati) ; Univ. of So.
Calif.; Wilmington (Ohio) Friends Coll.
Degrees: M.A., Friends Coll.
Married: Edna Mae, d. of Willinm E. Carr,
in Homestead (Pa.), Oct. 4, 1923.
Prof. Record: Evangelist for two yrs. ; Pas-
tor, First Pilgrim Ch. (Pasadena. Calif.),
for ten yrs.; Dist. Supt., Pilgrim Ch., Calif.
Dist. for the past three yrs.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf, tennis, and swimming.
Bus. and Home Address: 930% No. Hobart
Blvd., Hollywood, Calif. *

NEIGHBOR, Jacob Lyman, B.S.

Principal, Hanford Union High Sch.
Born: Princeton (111.), s. of Elizabeth
(Sloan) and Jesse H. Neighbor.
Education: Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: B.S., Univ of Calif., 1904.
Married: Mary Amy, d. of Jennie and
Charles Rice, in Stockton (Calif.); ch.: one
son.

Prof. Record: Teacher, public high schs. of
Calif., two years, Prin., same, thirty-four
years; now at Hanford Union High Sch.
Memberships: F.A.M., R.A.M., Knight Tem-
plar; Phi Kappa Sigma; Kiwanian.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hunting, fishing and traveling.
Bus. Address: Hanford Union High School,
Hanford, Calif.

Home Address: 206 West Grangeville Blvd.,
Hanford, Calif. *

NELLI, Guido

Bronze Caster; Owner, Nelli Art Bronze
Work .

Born- Rome (Italy), June 6, 1888; s. of
Josephine (Ballerini) and Francisco Nelli.
Education: Instituto Tecnico, and Institute
di Belle Arti (Rome, Italy).
Married: Paula Mayer in New York City,
Oct. 23, 1926.

Prof. Record: Learned the Cellini method of
casting worlcs of art from his father who
had a large art foundry in Rome; his father
sent him to Russia when he was in his early
twenties to cast thirteen heroic size groups
for the Via Crucis for Chensto Kova Mon-
astery in Poland (then a part of Russia) ;
remained in Russia and established his ovm
foundry at Petrograd; in the fifteen yrs.
he was there, cast large memorials and
other important works of art throughout
Europe and also worked for the Imperial
Palace, during the revolution he fled frOm



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Russia nnd roturiipd to Venice (Itnly). In
15)19, where he remained for a few yrs. (hen
came Id Amer.; sponi few .\rs. In New York;
established awn foundry on West, coast
about li)L'fi; has cast works throughout
the country. Incluillni; Father .Serra and
Starr Kins for the Hall of Fame (Wash-
\nii\on. DC), bein); Calif's, presentation
fVnir heroic size statues for Ponca City
(Okl I ); Pioneer Group (Kansas Cilv) : nine
ft. Lincoln for Rlpon (Wis,); Rroup' of five
flRures for <)lst Div, Memorial at Ft. Lewis
near Tacoma (Wash,); life size figure for
Phoenix (Ariz,); al.so more than a hundred
copies of Charlie Russell's work, all the
statues in public places In Los Angeles
since establishing himself in Calif. Ho also
cast "Seabiscuit" for the Santa Anita Race
Track and another replica for .Mr. Howard
for his ranch: also statue of Strauss (the
architect), for the entrance to the Golden
Gate Bridge at San Francisco and Major
Bowes' Ralston Fountain for the Marina,
Awards: Medal from the Imperial Govt, of
Russia for art bronze work done on the
Kronstadt Cathedral of the Marines (which
is a copy of the St, Sofia Cathedral at
Constantinople and which took over three
yrs. to complete).

Religion: Catholic.
Politics: No party affiliation.
Recrtations: Amateur movie-maker, swim-
ming, gardening, music, painting, and sculp-
turing (has given e.xhibitions of his movies
at clubs, pub. librs., etc.).

Bus. and Home Address: 3430 Union Pacific
Ave., Los Angeles, Cailf.



NELSON. Charles Frederick, B.S., M.D.
Physician.

Born: La Fayette (111.), Sept. 18, 1884; s.
of Mary (Lawson) and Tury Nelson.
Education: Toulon Acad. (111.); Williams
Coll. (Williamstown, Mass.); Univ. of Chi-
cago; Rush Med.

Degrees: B.S., Univ. of Chicago, 1909;
M.D., Rush Medical, 1911.

Married: Julia, d. of George H. Prindle. in
Williamstown (Mass.), Sept. 14, 1907.

Prof. Record: Has maintained medical prac-
tice in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills since
1911.

Publications: Research Pubis.: Factors to be
Considered in Bone Metabolism With Sug-
gestions as to the Clinical Value of Para-
thyroid Extract and Vitamin D.; Medical
Management of Fractures; Physico-Chemical
Approach to Medical Practice.
Awards: A.M. A. Bronze Medal for exhibit
of original work on bone metabolism. New
York, 1940; Ling Medal for "outstanding
work for children," 1938.
Memberships: Univ., Jonathan (Los An-
geles); Shriner, Mason; Phi Sigma Kappa,
Phi Beta Pi.

Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Music.

Bus. Address: 9615 Brighton Way, Beverly
Hills, Calif.

Home Address: 803 No. Rodeo Dr., Beverly
Hills, Calif.



NELSON. Professor Lawrence Emer-
son. A.B., M.A., Ph.D.

l'ri(l(\s.sor of Kngll.sh, University of Ked-
lands.

Horn: Clinton (Mo.), July 25. 3893; 8 of
Mary Ellen (Cowan) and Thomas Lee Nel-
.son.

Education: Bacone Coll.; William Jewell
Coll.; Univ. of Minn.; Univ. of Wis.- Unlv
of Mo.; Univ. of Kan.s. ; Stanford Univ.
Degrees: A.B., William .Jewell Coll 1915-
M.A., U. of Kans., 1921; Ph.D,. Stanford
U., 1^30.

Married: Rose Lee, d. of Clyde Stamper, In
Liberty (Mo.), June 17, 1916; ch.: Mrs
Beatrice Marcella McLellan, Theron Francis
and Thelma Yvonne.

Prof. Record: Instr. in Engli.sh, William
Jewell Coll., 1915-16; Prof, of English, Sioux
Falls Coll., 1918-25; Prof, of English, U, of
Redlands, since 1925 (Chmn,, Dept, of Eng-
lish and Graduate Studies) ; Past Internat.
Pres,, League of Western Writers.
Directorships: Mem,, Bd, of Dir,, Calif.
Writers Guild and Advisory Com,, Writers
Round Table of Hollywood; Chmn,, Redlands
Writers Week, Browning Poetrv Award-
Western Regent, Sigma Tau Delta (Nat. Eng-
lish Prof, Fraternity),

Publications: The Purple Feather (Will A
Beach), 1924; Dreamer's Gold (Valley Press),
1934; Gypsy Scarlet (Valley Press), 1936;
verse in various magazines and anthologies
and articles, scholarly or light, in profes-
sional or general magazines.
Memberships: Sigma Tau Delta; Pi Kappa
Delta; Fortnightly; Forum; Round Table;
League of Western Writers; Calif. Writers
Guild; Writers Round Table of Hollywood -
Chaparral Poets (Hon. Mem.).
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Writing, philately.
Bus. Address: Univ. of Redlands, Calif.

Home Address: 811 No. University, Redlands,
Calif. .



NELSON. The Reverend William
Hamilton. D.D.

Clergy-nan, Author.

Born. New Orleans (La.), April 6, 1878; s.

of Mary (Casserley-Castlereagh) and Henry

Nelsoii.

Education: Pub, Schs. in New Orleans; Cen-
tenary Coll, (La.); Southwestern Univ.
(Geo'-t.etown, Tex,); Univ. of Chicago.
Degrees: D.D., Centenary Coll., 1922,
Married: (1) Emma Vandenbark, 1904 (dec.
19131: (2) Geraldine Marv Guill, in Chico,
Calif., 1916; ch. : Esther Marian (33), Wil-
liam Hamilton, Jr. (23), Gerald Castlereagh
(21), and Hollis Mary (17).
Prof. Record: Ordained Methodist Minister,
1902; served churches in La., Tex., and
Calif.; Editor, Pacific Methodist Advocate
(San Francisco), 1918-34; Correspondent,
Christian Advocate (Nashville), 1934-39.
Publications: Alluring Arizona. 1927; Blood
and Fire; General William Booth, 1928;
Tinker and Thinker: John Bunyan, 1929; A
Burning Torch and a Flaming Fire: History
of Contenary College, 1931; Wisdom of Sufi
the Scribe, 1930; Twelve Wonders of the
Western World, 1934; The Landgrant History



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of Yolo County. 1940; numerous articles in

various church publications.

Religion: Methodist.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Reading and travel.

Home Address: 322 Ellis St., San Francisco^

Calif.

NERHOOD. Harry Warren, A.B., M.A.
Instructor in European History and Social
Sciences, Whittier College.
Born- Pennsylvania Furnace (Pa.), May 13,
1910; s. of Minnie Virginia (Carper) and
Warren Wesley Nerhood.
Education: Altoona (Pa.) High Sch.; Find-
lay (Ohio) Coll.; Ohio State Univ. (grad.
study, 2 yrs.).

Degrees: A.B., Findlay Coll., 1936; M.A.,
Ohio State Univ., 1937.

Married: Leona A., d. of William Wilson, in
Chicago (111.), March 19, 1932.
Prof. Record: Began professional career at
Whittier Coll.; became Mem. of Faculty,
Sept., 1939.

Memberships: Phi Alpha Theta (Nat. History
Frat.); Amer. Historical Assn. (Natl, and
Pacific Branch) .
Religion: Quaker.
Politics : Democrat/Republican .
Recreations: Reading, bicycling, and hiking.
Address: Whittier College, Whittier, Calif. *

NEUHAUS, Professor Eugen, Ph.D.h.c.

Artist, Author; Professor of Art, University
of California, Berkeley.

Born: Barmen (Wuppertal, Germany), Aug.
18, 1879; s. of Julie Bertha (Miiser) and
Emil Neuhaus (came to Calif., 1904).
Education: (Grad.), Royal Art Sch. (Kassel,
Germany); (Grad.), Royal Sch. for Decora-
tive Art (Berlin).

Publications: The Art of the Exposition,
1915; The Appreciation of Art; The History
and Ideals of American Art; The World of
Art; The Materials of the Artist; William
Keith — The Man and the Artist; Charles
Christian Nahl— Painter of Pioneer Life; The
Art of Treasure Island, 1939; and numerous
articles on Art.

Memberships: Faculty Club, Sierra Ski Club;
Delta Epsilon; Mask and Dagger; Skull and
Keys.

Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Gardening.
Address: Faculty Club, Berkeley, Calif.

NEUMEYER. Professor Martin Henry.
A.B., B.D., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology, University of South-
ern California.

Born: Jackson (Mo.), 1892; s. of Martha
(Bohnsack) and Henry Neumeyer.
Education: South-East Mo. Teachers Coll.;
Central Wesleyan Coll.; DePauw Univ.; Gar-
rett Biblical Inst.; Northwestern Univ.;
Univ. of Chicago.

Degrees: A.B., DePauw U.. 1919; B.D., Gar-
rett Biblical Inst., 1921; M.A., Northwestern
U., 1922; Ph.D., U. of Chicago, 1929.



Married: Esther Lillian, d. of Mary and
Frank Sternberg, in Decatur (111.), July 15,
1919.

Prof. Record: Pub. Sch. Teacher, Minister,
Instructor in Chicago Training Sch.; U. of
So. Calif., since 1927, as Asst., Assoc, now
Full Prof, of Sociology.

Directorships: Pres.: Pacific Sociological
Soc, 1940, Bd. Mem., Coordinating Councils,
Inc. and Los Angeles Co. Coordinating Coun-
cils.

Publications: The Community and Society
(with D. Osborn), 1933; Leisure and Recrea-
tion (with Esther S. Neumeyer), 1936;
Managing Editor, Sociology and Social Re-
search.

Memberships: Honor Societies: Alpha Kappa
Delta (Sociology), Pi Gamma Mu (Social
Science), Alpha of Pacific Coast, Internat.
Soc. of Theta Phi; Amer. Sociological Soc.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Gardening, golf, motion-picture
photography, traveling, home games, etc.
Bus Address: Univ. of Southern California,
3551 University Ave., Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 4707 So. Keniston Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif.

NEWLIN, Gurney Elwood.

B.L., LL.B., LL.D.

Lawyer, Senior Partner, Newlin and Ash-
burn.

Born: Lawrence (Kan.), Nov. 11, 1880; s.
of Laurie (Hadley) and Thomas Elwood
Newlin.

Education: Haverford Coll.; Univ. of Calif.;
Harvard Law Sch.

Degrees: B.L., U. of Calif., 1902; LL.B.,
Harvard Law Sch., 1905; LL.D., U. of So.
Calif., 1930.

Prof. Record: Admitted to Calif, bar, 1905,
and began practice of law at Los Angeles:
Mem., Newlin and Ashburn, since 1918;
Mem., Nat. Conf. Commrs. on Uniform
State Laws, 1914-31; Chmn., Los Angeles
Chapter, Amer. Red Cross, 1917-18, 1940-
41; Mem., State Council Sect. Council of
Nat. Defense, 1917-18; Federal Wage E.\-
aminer for So. Calif., U.S. Shipping Bd.,
1918; Deputv Commr., Amer. Red Cross to
France, 1918-19; Pres., Los Angeles Grand
Opera Assn., 1926-29; an incorporator, and
Mem., Central Com., Amer. Rod Cross.
Directorships: Vice-Pres. and Dir., So. Calif.
Svmphonv Assn.; Dir.: Securitv-First Nat.
Bank of Los Angeles, Union Oil Co. of Calif.,
and U.S. Fidelity and Guaranty Co.
Awards: Medaille de la Reconnaisse Fran-
caise.

Memberships: California, Los Angeles Coun-
try, Midwick Countrv, Cerritos Gun (Los
Angeles), and Pacific-Union (San Francisco)
Clubs; The Links (New York); Delta Kappa
Epsilon (Hon. Pres., 19.32) ; Amer. Bar Assn.
(Exec. Com., 1924-27, Pres., 1928-29; Mem.,
Bd. of Editors, Journal, 1936—.; State Bar
of Calif.; Hon. Mem.: Kan. State Bar Assn.,
Iowa State Bar Assn., Harvard Law Sch.
Assn. (New York), West Va. Bar Assn.,
Canadian Bar Assn., and Bar Assn. of City
of New York.
Religion: Quaker.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations : Bird shooting.



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Bus. Address: 601 W. Fifth St., Los AriKolcs,
Calif.

Home Address: .'1 Berkeley Sq., Los AnRelcs.

Calif. •



NEWLON. Wilson Earle, B.S.

Poultry K.xlension Specialist.

Bom.- Hui-khannon (W.Va.), Apr. 23, 1892;

s. of FlavUla (Johns) and Joseph Adams

Newlon.

Eduration: Pub. schs. In Upshur Co. and
Shlnnston (W.Va.); Univ. of W.Va. (two
yrs. prep, course); Mich. State CoU. (four
yrs.).

Degrees: B.S. in Agr., Mich. State Coll.,
1917.

Married: Jessie Margaret, d. of John Calvin
MacCornack, in Cheyenne (Wyo.), Aug. 12,
1922; ch.: John Wilson and Charles Joseph.
Prof. Record: Instr. in Poultry Husbandry,
Mich. State Coll., 1917, Asst. Prof., 1918-
21; Poultry Extension Specialist, Univ. of
Calif., since Jan. 1, 1922.
Directorships: Dir., Calif. Poultry Improve-
ment Assn. and Calif. Turkey Improvement
Assn.

Publications: Bulletins and circulars on
poultry subjects, U. Of Calif.
Army Service: Served in U.S. Army, Sept.,
1917 to Oct. 1918.

Memberships: Henry Morse Stephens Lodge
No. 541, F.& A.M. (Past Master, Berkeley,
Calif.); Calif. Grand Lodge Com. on Ma-
sonic History (since 1938) ; Poultry Science
Assn.; Calif, Poultry Improvement Assn.;
Calif. Turkey Improvement Assn. ; World's
Poultry Science Assn.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Masonic history, camping, and
fishing.

Bus. Address: Agricultural Extension Serv-
ice, Coll. of Agriculture, University of Cali-
fornia, Berkeley, Calif.

Home Address: 981 Miller Ave., Berkeley,
Calif.



NEWMAN, Carl Vincent, B.S.

Executive; Farmer.

Born: Akron (la.), Aug. 26, 1881; s. of

Carrie Edith (Hardy) and Orlando Jay

Newman.

Education: Chino High School; Pomona
College.

Degrees: B.S., Pomona Coll., 1904.
Married: Florence, d. of Anne M. and
Theodore White, in Los Angeles (Calif.),
1906; ch.: John V. and Philip W.

Bits. Record: Salesman, Calif, and Nev.,
1904-06; Real Estate Broker, Los Angeles,
1906-08. P^arming (San Bernardino Co.),
1908-14; Foreman, Limoneira Co. (Ven-
tura Co.), 1914-19; Mgr., San Joaquin
Fruit and Investment Co. (Orange CVj.),
Mgr. and Dir., Utt Development Co. Ltd.,
and Frances Mutual Water Co., 1919-40.
Directorships: Pres., Frances Citrus Assn.,
Calavo Growers of Calif., The Irvine Cit-
rus Assn., and Frances Mutual Water Co.;
Vice-Pres., Utt Development Co., Ltd.; Mgr.,
San Joaquin Fruit and Investment Co. ;
Dir., Orange Co. Fruit Exchange, Calif.
Lima Bean Growers, Seaboard Lemon Assn.



(O.xnard, Calif.), and Ujh Angeles Branch
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Meniherahipa: Rotary Club fSanta Ana.
Calif.).

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Trout, and deep sea fishing,
quail hunting.

Bus. Address: Route 2, Box 1.35, .Santa Ana,
Calif.

Home Address: 1065 Marine Dr., Lacuna
Beach, Calif.

NEWMAN. Edwin S.

Vice-President, Charles Brown and Sons.
Bom: .San Francisco (Calif.), Dec. 15. 1888;
s. of Pauline (Strauss) and Simon Newman.
Education: Lowell High School (San Fran-
ciscO).

Married: Elizabeth, d. of Armand Weill, In
San Francisco, Feb. 9, 1913; ch.: Helen
Louise, Alan W., and Peter W.
Biis. Record: Vice-Pres. and Treas., Greene-
baum, Weiland Michels, until 1940.
Directorships: Treas., Simon Newman Co.
(Newman, Calif.),; Pres., Hebrew Home for
Aged Disabled; Dir., Federation of Jewish
Charities.

Memberships: Masonic Lodge; Concordia,
Argonaut and Rotary Clubs.
Religion: Jewish.

Btis. Address:' 813 Market St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Address: 1 Maple St., San Francisco,
Calif. •

NEWMAN, Louis J.

Executive; Mayor, City of Newman.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.), 1886; s. of

Pauline (Strauss) and Simon Newman.

Education: San Francisco public schools;
Univ. of Calif.

Married: Loraine Sicher, d. of David Marks,
in Reno (Nev.), 1932; ch.: Henry.
Bus. Record: Mavor, City of Newman,
(Calif.), since 1920.

Directorships: Pres., Simon Newman Co.
(Newman, Calif.), Bank of Newman, and
Carmel Canning Co. (San Francisco, Calif.),
1937-38; Charles Brown and Sons; Pres.,
Newman Auxiliary Co.

Memberships: Argonaut, Concordia (San
Francisco), Beresford Country (San Mateo),
and Nat. Exchange (Newman) clubs; Elks
Lodge No. 1282.

Religion: Jewish.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Bridge and fishing.

Bus. Address: Fresno and N Sts., Newman,
Calif.

Hoyne Address: 1107 S St., Newman, Calif.;
Huntington Apts., San Francisco, Calif.

NEWMAN, Wallace, B.S.

Director of Athletics and Instructor in Phj-s-

ical Education, Whittier College.

Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), May 28, 1902;

s. of Dolores (Martinez) and John Henry

Nev\Tnan.

Education: Univ. of So. Calif.



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Degrees: B.S., Univ. of So. Calif., 1925.
Married: Grace Juanita, d. of Eva and Wil-
lis P Pollard, in Riverside (Calif.), Sept.
3, 1926; ch.: Jean Marylin and Wallace Joe.
Prof ReSord: Teacher in Phys. Edn., Co-
vina Union High School, 1925-29; Coach of
Athletics, Instr. in Phys. Edn., Whittier
CVjU 1929-35, Dir. of Athletics, Instr. in
Phys. Edn., 1935—.

Directorships: Partner, Whittier Sporting
Goods.

Memberships: Lions Club.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Fishing, hunting.
Bus. Address: Whittier College, Whittier,
Calif.

Home.Addveas: 814 So. Bright, Whittier,
Calif.

NEWMARK. Marco R., A.B.

Corporation Executive (retired).
Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), Oct. 8, 1878;
s. of Sarah (Newmark) and Harris New-
mark.

Education: Los Angeles public schools;
Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley) ; Univ. of Ber-
lin (one semester).
Degrees: A.B., Univ. oi Calif., 1902.
Married: Constance, d. of Emma and Max
Meyberg, in Los Angeles (Calif.), June 6,
1906; ch. : Harris and Eleanor (Mrs. Justin
Scharff.).

Bus. Record: Entered wholesale grocery
firm, M. A. Newmark & Co., 1904, Partner,
1908, Vice-Pres., 1930, retired, 1931, firm
sold out, 1936; Pres., The Harris Newmark Co.
(real estate holding corpn.) ; Vice-Pres., Nat.
Wholesale Grocers Assn., 1930; Dir. and
Treas., Merchants and Mfgrs. Assn. of Los
Angeles, 1916-19, Dir., 1933; Los Angeles
Chamber of Commerce, 1931. Pres., Los
Angeles Produce Exchange, 1920.
Directorships: Pres., Historical Soc, 1940-41.
Publicaticms : Co-Editor with M. H. New-
mark, Sixty Years in Southern California
(by Harris Newmark), 1916; Co- Author
with M. H. Newmark, Census of Los An-
geles City and County for the Year 1850,
1929.

Memberships: Los Angeles Athletic, Uplifters,
and Writers Clubs; Zeta Beta Tau (honorary).
Religion: Jewish.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Fishing.

Home Address: 977 Arapahoe St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

NEYLAN, John Francis, LL.D.

Lawyer.

Born: New York City, Nov. 6, 1885; s. of
Margaret (Rinn) and John Francis Neylan.
Education: Student, Seton Hall Coll. (New
Jersey), 1899-1903.

Degrees: LL.D., Oglethorpe, 1936, and Se-
ton Hall, 1937.

Married: Gertrude (Wiseman) in Sacramen-
to (Calif.), May 7, 1911; ch.: Jane Frances.
Prof. Record: Chmn., State Bd. of Control
(Calif.), 1911-17; admitted to Calif, bar,
1916; has practiced law in San Francisco
since 1917.



Directorships: Regent, Univ. of Calif.; Dir.,
San Francisco Opera Assn.
Memberships: Amer. and Calif. Bar Assns. ;
Bohemian, Press, Pacific Union, Menlo
Country, San Francisco Golf and Country
(San Francisco), and Burlingame Country
Clubs.

Religion: Roman Catholic.
Bus. Address: Crocker First National Bank
Bldg., San FranciscVj, Calif.
Home Address: Rancho Corte Madera, Wood-
side, Calif.

NEYMAN, Professor Jerzy, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics, Director of Sta-
tistical Laboratory, Univ. of California.
Born: Bendery, April 16, 1894; s. of Kazi-
miera (Lutoslawska) and Czeslaw Neyman.
Education: Kharkoff (Russia); Warsaw
(Poland); London (England); Paris (France).
Degrees: Ph.D. in Mathematics, Univ. of
Warsaw, 1924.

Married: Olga, d. of W. Solodownikoff, in
Kharkoff (Russia), May 4, 1920; ch.:
Michael John.

Prof. Record: Asst. in Math., Univ. of
Kharkoff, 1916-20; Statistician, Agric. Res.
Inst., Bydgoszcz (Poland), 1921-23; Lectu-
rer in Math. Statistics, Central Coll. of Ag-
riculture, Warsaw (Poland), 1923-34; Head
of BiOmetric Lab., Nencki Inst. Exp. Bi-
ology, Warsaw, 1928-34; Special Lecturer
in Statistics, Univ. Coll., London (Eng.),
1934-35; Reader in Statistics (Asso. Prof.),
Univ. Coll., London (Eng.), 1935-38; Special
Lecturer, Inst. H. Poincare, Univ. of Paris
(France), 1936; Prof, of Mathematics, Dir-
ector of Statistical Laboratory, Univ. of
Calif., Berkeley, 1938—.

Directorships: Mem. of Committee of Bio-
metric Section, Amer. Stat. Assn.
Publications: Co-Editor of Statistical Res.
Memoirs 1936 — and Amials of Math. Sta-
tistics, 1938—; Author of: Sur la Verifici-
ation des Hypotheses Statistiques Composees
(Bull. Soc. Math, de France, vol^ 63), 1935;
Outline of a Theory of Statistical Estima-
tion (Philos. Trans. Roy. Soc. London, Vol.
236A), 1937; L'Estimation Statisque Trait6e
Comme Un Problime Classique de Proba-
bility (Actualite: Scientifiques et Industri-
elles, NO. 739), 1938; Lectures and Con-
ferences on Mathematical Statistics (Wash-
ington, D.C.), 1938; On a New Class of Con-
tagious Distributions, Applicable in Ento-
mology and Bacteriology (The Ann. Math.
Sta., Vol. X, No. 1), 1939.
Memberships: Faculty Club (Berkeley).
Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Berke-
ley, Calif.

Home Address: 954 Euclid Ave., Berkeley,
Calif.



NICHOLAS, Wm. Howard, A.B., LL.B.

Lawyer, Senior Partner, Nicholas & Davis.
Born: Monticello (Ind.), 1903; s. of Lorena
(Barnes) and Elmer Nicholas.
Education: Public schools of Los Angeles;
Univ. of Calif.; Harvard Law School.



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