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Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Calif., 1925; LL.B.,
The Harvard Law School, 1928.
Married: Elnora Grace, d. of Guilford H.
Whitney, in San Diego (Calif.), 1933; ch.:
Ruth Louise, Gail Barnes, Whitney Howard.



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Prof. Record: Instr. In Bus. Law unci Amer.
Governmunt at Univ. of Calif. (Los Ange-
les), 1932-33.

Publications: Community Property and Fed-
eral Taxation Re-examined In Ciillfornla State
Bur Journal, 1938.

Memberships: Theta Delta Chi, I'hl Delta
Phi (leKul); Los Angeles Athletic Club;
The Beach Club.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf, swimming, ritling.
Bus. Address: 650 So. Spring St., Los An-
geles. Calif.

Home Address: 415 No. Rockingham, Los
Angeles, Calif.

NICHOLL, Dean William Evan.

B.A., M.A.

Educator; Dean, Pomona College.

Born: Moosomin (Saskatchewan, Canada),

March 21, 1883; s. of Mary Ann (Bear) and

William Nicholl.

Education: Bellevue College; Columbia Uni-
versity ; Edinburgh University.

Degrees: B.A., Bellevue Coll.; M.A., Colum-
bia U.

Married: Edith Jennie, d. of Jannett and
Archibald Wright, in Bellevue (Neb.), June
14, 1909; ch.: Robert Gordon.
Prof. Record: Teacher in History and Edu-
cation, Hastings (Neb.) Coll., 1909-10;
Prin., Acad, and Instr., Educ, 1910-11-
Prof., Educ, Bellevue Coll., 1911-16, also
Trustee, Registrar, 1912-15, Acting Pres.,
1914-16; Acting Asso. Prof. Educ, Ind.
Univ. (Bloomington), second semester, 1916-
17; Prof. Educ. and Dean, Bellevue Coll ,
1917-18; Gen. Educ, Dir., Army YMCA,
Camp Funston (Kan.), Jan. -June, 1918;
Dir. of Training, Western Dept., YMCA,
Stanford Univ., 1918-19; Dean of Pomona
Coll. and Prof, of Education, 1919—.
Me^nberships: Mason; Rotarian; O.A.K.
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Golf, fishing.

Bus. Address: Pomona College, Claremont,
Calif.

Ho7ne Address: Clark Hall, ClaremOnt,
Calif.



NICHOLS, Allen Penfield. LL.B.

Lawyer; Nichols, Cooper & Hickson.
Born: Burlington (Vt.), April 1, 1867; s. of
Lucy H. (Pen field) and Benjamin S.
Nichols.

Education: Public and private schools at
Burlington (Vt.); Univ. of Vermont; Yale
Law School.

Degrees: LL.B., Yale, 1891.

Married: Mary Elizabeth, d. of Luther W

Adgate, in East Hardwick (Vt.), July 2,

1891; ch.: Lucy E. Maybury, Luther A.,

Mary G. Freeland, Donald P.

Prof. Record Practicing law at Pomona

(Calif.), July, 1891—; Partner In law firm,

Nichols, Cooper & Hickson.

Directorships: First Nat. Bank (Pomona);

Pomona Land and Water Co. ; Irrigation Co.

Of Pomona; Pomona Valley Protective Assn. ;

Lucy H. Nichols Co.



War Record: Chmn., Selective Service Ed .
1917-19.

Memberahipa: All Masonic Bodies; Sigma
Phi; Pomona Rotary Club.
Religion: Christian Science.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Mountaineering.
Bus. Address: First National Bldg., Po-
mona, Calif.

Home Address: 382 Preciado St., Pomona.
Calif.

NICHOLS. Clark Asahel, LL.B.

Writer On Law.

Born: Warner (New York), Jan. 28, 1875-

s. of Eunice D. (Clark) and Erwin f'

Nichols.

Education: Syracuse Univ.; Denver Univ •
Univ. of Colorado.

Degrees: LL.B., Univ. of Colo., 1896.
Married: Gladys Ruggles Bell, d. of Nellie
(McCabe) and Alba Lincoln Ruggles in
Chicago (111.), Feb. 24, 1934. '

Publications: Has been a Writer of Law
Books, including: Nichols New York Plead-
ing and Practice. 1904; Nichols Cyclopedia
of Legal Forms 1936; Nichols-Cahill New
York Civil Practice Acts. 1939; Nichols II-
hno's Practice. 1940; and numerous other
books and articles in law encyclopedias.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf, baseball, bridge.

Home Address: 1121 Balboa Ave., Burlin-
game, Calif.

NICHOLS. Professor Egbert Ray,

Ph.B., M.A.

Professor of Speech, University of Redlands.

Born: Mt. Ayr (Ind.), May 6, 1884; s of

Mary Ellen (Roberts) and John Frederick

Nichols.

Education: Franklin College (Ind.), and Har-
vard University (Mass.); Univ. of London
(Eng.).

Degrees: Ph.B., Franklin Coll., 1907- MA
Harvard Univ., 1909.

Married: Elsie Grace, d. of Ellen (Wood)
and Joseph Stubbs in Franklin (Ind.), June
16, 1911; ch.: Egbert Ray, Jr.
Prof. Record: Prof, of English, Ottawa
Univ. (Kansas), 1909-11; Prof. Eng. and Pub
Speaking, Ripon Coll. (Wis.), 1911-13- Prof
Eng., Univ. of Redlands, 1913-30; Prof of
Speech, Univ. of Redlands, 1930 — ; Prof ,
Eng., Summer Term, Santa Barbara State
Coll., 1919; Secy., Chamber of Commerce
(Big Bear Lake), summer 1923.
Publications: Modern Debating (with Joseph
H. Baccus; W. W. Norton Co.), 1936; Inter-
Collegiate Debates (21 vols. Noble & Noble,
N.Y.C.); Editor: Minimum Wages and Max-
imum Hours; Congress or the Supreme
Court; Arms and Munitions; Debaters Hand-
books; Arbitration; Pump Priming Theory of
Spending; The Sales Tax; and Western Hemi-
sphere Defense, in Reference Shelf Series;
Editor and Founder, The Forensic of Pi
Kappa Delta, 1914-18.

Army Record: Co. C, S.A.T.C. Regiment,
The Presidio, San Francisco, Aug. and Sent
1918.

Memberships: Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Pi Kap-



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pa Delta, Theta Alpha Phi, Sigma Tau Del-
ta; Intnl. Rotary.
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Independent Republican.
Recreations: Motoring, fishing.
Bus. Address: Univ. of Redlands, Redlands,
Calif.

Home Adderss: 814 Campus Ave., Redlands,
Calif.

NICHOLS, J. Norton, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Asso. Prof, of Surgery, OoWege of Medical
Evangelists.

Born: Columbia (Tenn.), 1892; s. of lona
(Sarven) and Andrew J. Nichols.
Education: Univ. of Tenn. and Vanderbilt
Univ.

Degrees: M.D., Vanderbilt Univ., 1914.
Married: Frances, d. of Adelaide (Spring-
steel) and John F. de Baun in New York
City, 1898; ch.: Barbara and Marion.
Prof. Record: Post-graduate surgical train-
ing New York Post-Graduate Hospital, 1914-
17;' Transport Surgeon, U.S. Navy, 191'7-19;
practice of surgery, Los Angeles, Calit.,
1920—; Asso. Prof, of Surgery, College of
Medical Evangelists.

Navy Record: Lieut., ?,ledical Corps, Surgeon
on troop transport, two years.
Memberships: Amer. Med. Assn.; Los An-
geles Co. Med. Soc; Los Angeles Surgical
Soc • Fellow, Amer. Coll. of Surgeons;
Founders Group, Amer. Bd. of Surgery; Los
Angeles Country Club; Kappa Sigma (U.
of Tenn.).
Religion: Protestant.
Recreations: Golf, hunting, fishing.
Bus. Address: 1930 Wilshire Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 560 So. Bronson Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif.

NICKEL. George D.. A.B., M.A.
Director of Social Relations, Personal Fin-
ance Company.

Born: Pasadena (Calif.), Sept. 1, 1906; s.
of Minnie (Kopp) and George C. Nickel.
Education: Pasadena Grammar, High, and
Jr. Coll.; Univ. of So. Calif.
Degrees: A.B., 1929, Certificate in Social
Work, 1931, M.A., 1932, all Univ. of So.
Calif.

Married: Helen J., d. of Lillian and John
M. Green in Los Angeles (Calif.), Aug. 10,
1933; ch.: Marilyn Anne.

Prof. Record: Kern Co. Dir., Field Represen-
tative, Dir. of Social Audit Staff, Dir.,
State Social Service Div., for the Calif.
State Relief Administration, 1933-38; Dir..
Social Relations, Personal Finance Co.,
serving as Social Welfare Consultant for
offices of Personal Fin. Co. in Calif., Ari-
zona, Oregon, Washington and Utah, 1938 — ;
taught Public Welfare Administration, sum-
mer session, Univ. of So. Calif., 1939; leave
of absence to serve as Dir. of Affidavit Con-
trol Div., U.S. Com. for Care of European
Children (N.Y.C.), Aug., 1940— Dec, 1940.
Publications: Social work articles in Survey
Midmonthly and Compass (mag. of Amer.
Assn. of Soc. Workers), 1939-40.
Memberships: Amer. Assn. of Soc. Workers;



Los Angeles Chapter, A.A.S.W (Chmn.,

1939-40); Registered Soc. Worker (Calif.);

Calif. Conf. Soc. Work (Program Chmn.,

1939) ; Alpha Kappa Delta.

Religion: Methodist.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Swimming, golf.

Bus. Address: Chamber of Commerce Bldg.,

Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 4138 Victoria, Los Angeles,

Calif.



NICOLA. Blanche Noble, A.B., M.D.
Physician.

Born: Hinton (Iowa), Feb. 26, 1890; d. of
Margaret (Snyder) and George S. Noble.
Education: Union College (Lincoln, Neb).
College of Med. Evangelists (Loma Linda.
Calif.).

Degrees: A.B., Union Coll., 1913; M.D., Col-
lege of Med. Evangelists, 1924.
Married: Benn Eugene, M.D., s. of Zalman
Nicola in Washington (Iowa).
Prof. Record: English Teacher, Madison Col-
lege (Tenn.), 1914-20; Physician, Madison
Rural Sanitarium, 1924-30; Physician, gen-
eral practice, (Independence, Calif.), 1930-
36- post graduate work (Vienna, Austria).
1937- Specialist-Obstetrician (North Holly-
wood, Calif.), 1938-41.

Memberships: North Hollywood Business and
Professional Women's Club.
Religion: Seventh Day Adventist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Hobby: Mink raising.
Bus. Address: 6451 Lankershim Blvd.. No.
Hollywood, Calif.

Home Address: 11459 Collins St., No. Holly-
wood, Calif.



NIEHAUS. Anne Marigold

Mortician, Clubwoman.

Born: Ogden (Utah), Feb. L 1889; d. of
Anne Marigold (Grier) and Alpheus Gilbert
Fell.

Education: Sacred Heart Academy (Ogden
Utah).

Married: Edward Ernest, s. of Otto Niehaus
in New Jersey; ch.: Marion L. and Florence
Mae Sears.

Prof. Record: Pioneer Funeral Dir. of Ber-
keley. Life Member of the Berkeley Wom-
en's City Club, Oakland Women's City Club,
and Berkeley Traffic Safety Commission; Past
Pres. of the Soroptimist Club of Berkeley.
Bus. Address: 2640 Grove St., Berkeley.
Calif.
Home Address: 24 Plaza Dr., Berkeley, Calif.*



NEILSEN, Kay

Artist, Illustrator of Books, Stage Designer.
Born: Copenhagen (Denmark), March 12,
1886; s. of Oda Larssen (Actress; Star of
the Royal Theatre Copenhagen) and Profes-
sor Martinius Nielsen (Actor, Producer;
Dagmar Theatre of Copenhagen).
Education: Academie Julien (Paris); Aca-
demic Collarossi (Paris); studied under Lu-
cien Simon (Paris).
Married: Ulla Margrethe, d. of Prosper



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C A I- I FORNI A



Serine Leon d'Aqucrla Plcss-Schmldl, Frcd-
erlksborg (Denmark), Sept. 25, li)'2(i.
Pral. Record: First exhibition, one-mnn show,
Dowfleswoll and Dowdeswcll Galleries (Hond
Street, London), V.)V2; one-man shows, Lei-
cester Galleries (I^ndon), 1<)1;M5-22-25;
first exhibition in U.S., one-man show, Scott
and Fowles Galleries (Fifth Avenue, N.Y.),
1917; followed by numerous exhbns. in the
large cities of the U.S. DeslRned his first
stage production. Aladdin (Royal Theatre,
Copenhagen), 1917; later stage productions,
same theatre; The Tcmpc.tt. Midsii.jmrt^
Nifjht'x Dream, Scnramouche. Fichchfrczade,
The Dream of Tycho Brake, etc. Did scenic
production of Everyman (Hollywood Bowl,
Calif.), 1936; became asso. with Wait Dis-
ney Studios, 1938, where he worked on the
production of Fantania; worked with The
Illustrated London News, The Sketch, The
Tatler (London), 1912-30.
Publications: Illustrated; In Powder and
Crinoline (Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch), 1913;
East of the Swi and West of the Moon, Old
Tales from the North, 1915; Fairy Tales by
Hans Christian Andersen, 1922; Hansel and
Gretel (Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm),
1925, all published byHodder and Stoughton,
London, Red Magic (London), 1931.
Aryny Record: Served with The Royal Danish
Guards, 1908.

Recreations: Sailing, motoring, and garden-
ing.

Home Address: 2893 Santa Anita Ave. Alta-
dena, Calif.

Other Address: BakkeboUe, Nyraad, Den-
mark. *

NIELSEN, Roy J.

state Senator, 19th District, Sacramento
County.

Born: Sacramento (Calif.), Nov. 9, 1886;
s. of Ida (Bondeson) and J. M. Nielsen.
Education: Public schools in Sacramento.
Prof. Record: Engaged in insurance business
for himself as an Agent and Broker since
April, 1913. Member of the State Legislature
for the past 16 years (only 10 men in Calif,
have this length of continuous service), State
Senator, 19th District, Sacramento County
(Calif.).

Army Record: Entered service in the U.S.
Army, Oct., 1917, served in C.E., 363rd. In-
fantry as a Private; transferred to 34Sth
Field Artillery in Dec, 1917, became a Ser-
geant, later received an appointment of 2nd
Lieut, and then was promoted to rank of
1st Lieut. ; following the close of the war,
was a Reserve Officer for 15 years.
Mem,berships: Elks; Amer. Legion (Past
Commander of Sacramento Post No. 61);
Fraternal Order of Eagles; Independent
Order of Red Men; Native Sons of the Gold-
en West; Mt. Rahlston Fish Planting Club,
Mem., Executive Council of Boy Scouts of
Amer. for 16 years.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics:' Republican.

Recreations: Fishing, and horseback riding. '
Bus. Address: Bank of America Bldg., Sacra-
menio, Calif.

Home Addres: 1555 - 13th Ave., Sacramento,
Calif. *

NILSON, Walter Thure, A.B., J.D.

Lawyer, City Attorney for Pleasanton.
Born: Oakland (Calif.), June 1, 1896; s. of



Sophie Christine (Ilerberg) and Bengt Nllson.

Kdu-.ntion: Oakland High SohrAil an I Univ.
of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., 1920, J.D., 1922, Univ. of
Calif.

Married: Clara Elizabeth, d. of Ada (Mowry)
and Charles S. West in Burlingarne (Calif.),
.Tune 24. 1925; ch.: Raymond Waller and
Esther Harriet.

Prof. Record: Admitted to the practice of
law in the State of Calif., March, 1922;
has practiced law in Pleasanton (Calif.),
continuously since June, 1922; City Attorney,
from 1928—.

Directorships: Secy, and Dir., The First Nat.
Bank of Pleasanton.

Army Record: Base Hospital No. 47. A.E.F.,
1917-18.

Memberships: American Legion; F.&A.M.

Relgion: Presbyterian.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 47 Neal St., Pleasanton. Calif.

Home Address : Pleasanton, Calif.



NIMMO, Louise Everett

Artist.

Born: Des Moines (Iowa), April 9. 1899; d.

of Mary (Orwig) and Harry G. Everett.

Education: Des Moines public schools; Grinnell
College; Otis Art Inst.; Fontainebleau School
of Fine Arts, and other special art classes.

Married: Ray E. Nimmo in Los Angeles
(Calif.), 1932.

Prof. Record: Work has been exhibited In
major art exhibitions in Calif., since 1923,
also at Des Moines, Chicagb, Beverly Hills
Women's Club, 1932, Calif. Art Club, at
Ebell, 1938, Women Painters of the West,
1939. Works publicly owned; Smouse Oppor-
tunity School, (Des Moines) ; Calif. Art
Club (Los Angeles) ; Beverly Hills Women's
Club.

Publications: Poems published in magazines
and anthologies.

Awards: Prizes: Marine prize (Laguna
Beach), 1923; West Coast Arts, 1924; Silver
Medal for Sculpture (Long Beach), 1928.
Memberships: Calif. Art Club; Women Paint-
ers of the West (Pres., 1935) ; Laguna
Beach Art Assn. ; Amer. Academy of Public
Affairs; Japan- American Soc.
Religion: Religious Science.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Travel, and gardening.
Hoyne Address: 980 So. Manhattan PI., Los
Angeles, Calif.



NIMMO, Ray Everett, LL.B.

Lawyer; Lecturer on Dental Jurisprudence,
Univ. of So. Calif.

Born: Troy (New York), March 24, 1882;
s. of Angeline (Coon) and Charles A. Nimmo.

Education: Troy Acad. (N.Y.); Albany Law
Sch. at Union Univ.

Degrees: LL.B., Albany Law Sch., 1903.
Married: Louise, d. of Mary O. and Harry
G. Everett (dec), in Los Angeles (Calif ),
Jan. 15, 1932; ch.: Olive Earle, Shirley Lois
(daughters by a former marriage).
Prof. Record: Admitted to the bar of New
York, 1903, and to the bar of Calif., 1908;



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United States Commissioner, Troy (N.Y.),
1905- Deputy Citv Atty.. Los Angeles
(Calif > 1911-12; Cltv Prosecutins Atty.,
Los Angeles, 1912-14; one time Atty. for
numerous state boards and commissions in
Calif.; Lecturer, Univ. t)f So. Calif, at pres-
ent time.

Directorships: Numerous civic organizations
and business corporations.
PubUrations: Dental Jurisprudence (Univ. of
So. Calif. Press), 1941.

Memberships: Alumni Assn. of Delta Chi;
Masonic Orders, etc.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Travel, gblf.
Bus. Address: W.P. Story Bldg., Los Angeles,
Calif.

Home Address: 980 So. Manhattan PI., Los
Angeles, Calif.

NIXON, Professor Eugene White.

A.B., M.A.

Prof, of Physical Education, Pomona College.
Born: Marissa (111.), Jan. 6, 1885; s. of Mar-
garet (White) and John T. Nixon.
Education: Monmbuth Coll. (111.); Columbia
Univ.; grad. work, Univ. of 111. and Univ. of
Calif.' (Berkeley).

Degrees: A.B., Monmouth Coll., 1907; M.A.,
Columbia Univ., 1931.

Married: Maude, d. of Carrie (Lyons) and
Albert Blair, in Piper City (111.), June 30,
1909; ch.: Blair and John.
Prof Record: Teacher, St. Matthews Sch.
(Burlingame, Calif.), 1907-09, high sch. m
Davenport (Iowa), 1909-16, Pomona Cbll.,
(Claremont, Calif.), since 1916. now in the
capacity of Prof, of Physical Edn.; was Re-
publican Candidate for Congress, Twelfth
Calif. Dist., 1938; has written books and
articles.

Publications: The Athlete in the Making
(Williams & Nixon), 1932, An Introduction
to Physical Education (Nixon & Cozens),
1934, 1941 (both pub., W. B. Saunders Co.);
Contributor to Hygeia, Field and Stream,
Journal of Health and Physical Education,
School and Society, etc.

Army Service: Second Lieut, of Infantry,
U.S. Army, 1918-19.

Memberships: Kiwanis (Lieut. Gov., Div. 10,
1934) .

Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: GoU and fishing.
Bus. Address: Pomona Coll., Claremont,
Calif.

Home Address: 1034 Harvard Ave., Clare-
mont, Calif.

NOBLE, Professor Elmer Ray.

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

Aslstant Professor of Biology, Santa Bar-
bara State College.

Born: Pyeng Yang (Korea), Jan. 16, 1909;
s. of Mattie (Wilcox) and Dr. William Ar-
thur Noble.

Education: Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: A.B., 1931, M.A., 1933, Ph.D.,
1936, Univ. of Calif.

Married: Nancy, d. of Mary E. Burnell in
Berkeley (Calif.), 1932; ch.: Carolyn and
Mary Elaine.



Prof. Record: Prof, at Santa Barbara State
College since 1936.

Publications: Several papers on Parasltolo-
gical Protozbology in various scientific jour-
nals.

Memberships: Sigma Xi.
Religion: Methodist.

Bus. Address: Santa Barbara State Coll.,
Santa Barbara, Calif.

Home Address: 1753 Grand Ave., Santa
Barbara, Calif.

NOBLE. Glenn Arthur,

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

Instructor, San Francisco Junior College.
Born- Pyeng Yang (Korea), Jan. 16, 1909;
s. of Mattie (Wilcox) and Dr. William Arthur
Noble.

Education: Seoul Foreign High School; Univ.
of Calif. ; Stanford " Univ.

Degrees: A.B., 1931, M.A., 1933, Univ. of
Calif.; Ph.D., 1940, Stanford Univ.
Married: Martha, d. of Dr. Otto H. Houser
in Berkeley (Calif.), June 7, 1940; ch.: Syl-
via and Kathleen.

Prof Record: Partner, Stockton Biological
Supply Co., 1933-35; Asst. in Zo»ology, Col-
lege of the Pacific, 1934; Instr., San Fran-
cisco Junior College, since 1935.
PubUcations: Accacladium Nematulum, A
New Trematode from Mola Mola. A Brief
Anatomy of the Turtle, Trichodina urechi
n.sp.. An Entozoic Ciliate from Urechis
Caupo.

Memberships: Tri Beta, Sigma Xi.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Gymnastics.

Bits. Address.- San Francisco Junior Coll.,
San Francisco, Calif.

Home Address: 53 Westwood Dr., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Other Address: 787 Ninth Ave., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

NOBLE, Howard Scott,

A.B., M.B.A., C.P.A.

Accountant; Dean, College of Business Ad-
ministration, University of California, Los
Angeles.

Born- Indianola (Iowa), June 21, 1893; s. of
Elizabeth R. (Parr) and Laughlin Scott Noble.
Education: Public schools of Indianola
(Iowa); (grad.) Simpson College, 1914.
Degrees: A.B., Simpson Coll., 1914; MBA.
(with distinction). Harvard Univ., 1919;
C.P.A. , 1923.

Married: Josephine, d. of Frank W. Hiatt
in Ackworth (Iowa), Jan. 1, 1919; ch.: James,
Margaret, Nancy.

Prof. Record: Taught at West High School
(Des Moines, Iowa), 1914-15, and at high
.schools in St. Louis (Mo.), 1915-17; Asst.
Prof of Accounting, Univ. bf Minn., 1919-
22- Asst. Prof., Assoc. Prof., and Prof, of
Accounting, Univ. of Calif., 1922—; Dean.
College of Business Administration, Univ. of
Calif., 1935—.

Publications: Accounting Principles (with J.
O. McKinsey), 1935, revised, 1939.
Navy Record: U.S. Navy, 1918-19.
Memberships: Alpha Tau Omega (social),



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Alpha Kappa PsI (cnmmcrcf), nota Gamma

Sigma (scholastic*.

Religion: Presbyterian.

Politics: Republican.

Recreation/! : Swimming, golf and handball.

Bus. Addrens: 405 Hilgard Ave., West Los

Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 3-10 So. Peck Dr., Bcvcrlv
Hills, Calif.



NOE. James Thomas Cotton,

A.B., M.A., Litt.D.
Author; retired Educator.
Born: Washington County (Kv.), May 2,
1864; s. of Margaret (Trowbridge) and John
Washington Noe.

Education: Kentucky Academies; Franklin
College (Ind.); ODrnell Univ.; Univ. of Chi-
cago.

Degrees: A.B., 1887; M.A., 1890; Litt D ,
1919; Litt.D., 1933.

Married: Sidney, d. of Sherod Stan fill in
Williamsburg (Kentucky), May 2, 1894; ch.:
Sherod S., James Cecil, Rowen Foley, Mii-
ford W.

Prof. Record: Founded and edited Kentucky
High School Quarterly, 1915-23; Principal
high schools, 1887-88, 1889-90; practiced
law, 1893-98; Police Judge of Springfield
(Ky.), 1893-98; Prin.. Hartsville Masonic
Institute, 1898-1901; Supt., Theo. Harris Inst.,
1901-03; Supt., Pineville City Schbols, 1903-
04; Prof., Lincoln Mem. Univ., 1904-06-
Prof., Univ., Ky., 1906-34; Chautauqua Lec-
turer, summers of 1919-22; Poet Laureate of
Kentucky, 1926, by joint resolution of Gen-
eral Assembly of Ky.; Hon. Member, Mark
Twain Int. Soc. 1940; Eugene Field Soc
1941.

Publications: Author: Loom of Life 1912
sec. edit., 1917; The Blood of Rachel, 1917;
Tip Sams of Kentucky, 1926; Legend of the
Silver Band, 1930; The Valleys of Parnas-
sus. 1935; Anthology of Kentucky Poetry
1937; Oolooloon, 1938; In Kentucky, 1940.
Memberships: N.E.A. and K.E.A.; Mason.
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 165 No. Carson Rd., Beverlv
Hills, Calif. ^

NOONAN. Joe Theodore (Waano-
Gano)

Artist.

Bort!.- Salt Lake City (Utah), March 3, 1906-

s. of Rena May (Lash-Heart) and James

Noonan.

Education: Public schools Of Salt Lake City;
Metropolitan and Polytechnic High Schools
(Los Angeles) ; Univ. of So. Calif. Extension
Courses; C. Von Schneidau Schbol of Art-
Theodore N. Lukits Art School (Los Angeles) .
Married: Christine Lucille (E-Threwn-Hev-
Rah), d. of Minnie and Thomas Reuben in
Orleans (Calif.), March 15, 1935.
Prof. Record: A Member of the Cherokee
Tribe; has devoted much time to the study
of the Indians as a race (customs, costumes,
ornaments, philosophy, and symbologv) . Works
have been displayed in many exhibitions in-
cluding the Century of Progress at Chicago
(Indian section.) Held his first one-man
show at Los Angeles County Museum, Sept.
13, to Oct. 27, 1940. Among larger works are



the murals In the dining room of the Sher-
man Indian Inst. (Riverside, Calif.), and In
the cliildrons incurable ward of the Ixih An-
geles General Hospital. Designer of the In-
dian Achievement Award Medal, which has
been presented to the "Greatest Living In-
dians" of today (one medal has been award-
ed each year since 19.33).
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Archery, swimming, W)xlng
riding, hunting and fishing.
Bus. Address: 15,50 West Washington Blvd ,
Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 8926 Holly Place, Los Angeles,



NORDLI. Ernest

Artist.

Born: Salt Lake City (Utah), June 15, 1912;

s. of Hedvig (Esterblom) and Hans Magnus

Nordli.

Education: Public schools in Salt Lake City,
Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.
Married: Rosalind Elena, d. of Mildred and
Richard Hamilton Couper in Santa Barbara
(Calif.), Aug. 6, 1936; ch.: Erik and Richard
Ball.

Prof. Record: After completing a four year
scholarship at Santa Barbara School of the
Arts, executed various commissions, por-
traits and mural, in latter field assisted Al-
bert Herter, A.N. A. and also was commis-
sioned by Santa Barbara County to execute
a 32-foot decorative panel; later worked
with Richmond I. Kelsey at San DiegO
World's Fair where he designed a large
decorative panel for San Diego County E.xhi-
bit; worked with Kelsey on Smithsonian
Inst. Commission, was then employed by
Walt Disney, in 19ci5, soon promoted "to fea-
ture background work, to Asst., Unit Art
Dir. ; left Disney in 1936 to become Unit
Art Dir,. M-G-M Cartoon Studio working
with Milt Gross; Disney Studios, 1938 to
work on Pinnochio and later Fantasia, is
at present Junior Unit Art Dir. on Dumbo,
Disney's latest feature.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Ballet, symphony, clarinet and
camera.

Bus. Address: Walt Disney Productions, Bur-
bank, Calif.

Home Address: 3676 LowTy Rd., Los An-



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