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O'DONNOL, Dion

Editor, Wagon & Star (Publishers).
Born: Adrian (Washington), May 21, 1912;
s. of Lenora (Beal) and Alfred Marion
O'Donnol.

Education: Los Angeles Public Schools.
Prof. Record: Reporting, West Los Angeles
Enterprise, free-lance feature writing 1929;
various positions in adv. ; Eggs in a Blue Bowl
(poems), 1937; Radio KFVD; voice for Path
of Beauty (radio poetry feature) KMPC; Edit,
and Publ., "Poetry Newspaper" of the same
name (internat. circulation) ; Edit., Winged
Cargoes anthology; ardent worker for peace;
lectured on poetry and allied subjects through-
out Calif.; free-lanced with prose and poetry
for ten years and does professional script
reading and book reviewing; conductor of
poetry column "Bright Mosaic," West Los
Angeles Independent; Assoc. Editor, Poetry
Caravan & Silhouettes; Coast Repr. of Foot-
hills Magazine, at present Edit., Wagon &
Star, and The Silver Bough, a literary quar-
terly.

Publications: Scheduled for publication: Le/(
Footed Stranger; Many a Fragile Thing.
Memberships: Chaparral Poets (Calif. Fed.),
Repr., Western Poets Congress; Santa Monica
Writer's Club.
Religion: Catholic.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Horseback riding, hiking.
Bus. Address: 11216 Santa Monica Blvd., West
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1823 Sawtelle Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

OERTEL. Daniel Theodore, LL.B.

Investment Management.

Born- Nanaimo (Brtish Columbia), Jan. 23,
1898; s. of Regina Catherine (Muth) and
Robert A. Oertel.

Education: Univ. of Washington.
Directorships: Gamma Eta Holding Corp.
Memberships: Pi Kappa Alpha (Nat. Treas.).
Bus. Address: 510 So. Spring St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 141 No. Carmelina, Brentwood
Heights, Los Angeles, Calif.

OFFORD, Lenore Glen, A.B,

Author.

Born: Spokane (Wash.), Oct. 24, 1905; d.

of Catherine (Grippen) and Robert Alexander

Glen.

Education: Mills Coll.; Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., Mills Coll., 1925.



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Married: Harold R., s. ot Charles S. Of-
ford. In Berkeley (Calif.), Sept. 17, 1929.
Publications: Murder on Russian Hill, 1938;
Cloth of Silver, 1!W9; Angels Unaware, 1940.
Religion: Roman Catholic.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Travel, K'lrdenlnR.

Home Address: 611 Kuclid Ave., Derkeley,
Calif.

OGDEN, Frank Macdonald, A.B.

Judge, Superior Court of the State of Cali-
fornia in and for the County of Alameda.
Born: Oakland (Calif.), July 21, 1895; s. of
i^aura I. (Macdonald) and Judge Frank B.
Ogden.

Education: Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Calif., 1917.
Married: Alice, d. of Alice and Dr. S. H.
Buteau, in Oakland, April 24, 1919; ch.:
Marguerite.

Prof. Record: Private practice of law and was
Asst. Dist. Atty., Alameda Co., 1925-30;
Judge of the Superior Court since 1930.
Directorships: Dir., Oakland Area Council,
Boy Scouts of America; Community Chest
(Oakland).

Army Service: Capt. of Infantry, U.S. Reg-
ular Army, 1917-25.

Memberships: Masons, Independent Order of
Odd Fellows, Native Sons, Amer. Legion,
Elks; Athenian-Nile; Delta Upsilon.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Court House, Oakland, Calif.
Home Address: 590 Blair Ave., Piedmont,
Calif. *

OGDEN, George Washington

Author.

Born: Kansas, Dec. 9, 1871; s. of Charlotte

(Gibbs) and Ambrose Ogden.

Education: Public Schs. of Kansas.

Married: Kathleen Heimaster, d. of William
P. Nolan, in 1940.

Prof. Record: Reporter on metropolitan news-
papers. City Ed., Sunday Ed., of same;
contbr. of special articles and fiction to
leading Amer. magazines.
Publications: Author of many (about 40)
books of fiction, published in the U.S. by
A. C. McClurg & Co. (Chicago), Dodd, Mead
& Co. (New York), Hodder & Stoughton
(London); William Collins' Sons (London and
Glasgow). Notable among his books is his
autobiography, There Were No Heroes (Dodd,
Mead & Co., New York), 1940.
Memberships: Masonic.
Religion: Unitarian.
Politics: Independent.

Home Address: 13251 Chandler Blvd., Van
Nuys, Calif.

OGDEN. Robert Clarence, B.S.

Lawyer.

Born: Oakland (Calif.), Dec. 7, 1889; s. of
Laura Irene (Macdonald) and Frank Bur-
roughs Ogden.

Education: Belmont Military Acad.; Univ. of
Calif.

Degrees: B.S., Univ. of Calif., 1914.



Married: Mary, d. of Neal McLean, In .San
Francisco, July 9, 1920.

Prof. Record: Entered the practice of law
with his sister, MargucrUc, under the firm
name of Ogden & Ogden, 1917; Deputy DKst.
Atty., 1917- IH; Mem., Treat, Hush & Ogden,
1924-27; Mem., Treat & Ogden, 1927-35; now
has own practice of law.

Directorships: Med. Center Properties, Inc •
Standlsh & Hlckey, Inc.

Memberships: Gamma Eta Kappa, Delta Ep-
silon, Phi Alpha Delta; Mason; Board of
Governors, San Francisco Bar Assn.
Religion: Christian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Model Engineering.

Bus. Address: Standard Oil Bldg., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Address: 358 Camino de Mar, San
Francisco, Calif., and "Oakdene," Adams P.
O., Calif. •

OGDEN, William Brayton, LL.B.

Lawyer; Senior Mem., Ogden, Crocker, and

Steelman, Los Angeles.

Born: Picton (Ontario), Aug. 26, 1876; s.

of Mary Lodema (Rice) and William Norman

Ogden.

Education: Boulder (Colorado) ; Univ. of Colo-
rado.

Degrees: LL.B., Univ. of Colorado, 1896.

Married: Alta May, d. of Emma B. and F. D.

Swartwout, in Los Angeles (Calif.), June 18,

1911; ch.: George Robert.

Prof. Record: Atty., Boulder (Colo.), 1896-

1901, Chicago (III.), 1901-05, Goldfield (Nev.),

1905-10; Sen. Mem., Ogden, Steelman &

Crocker, 19lu, Ogden & Steelman, 1912-40,

Ogden, Crocker & Steelman, 1941 — .

Memberships: Free and Accepted Masons

(Grand Master 1940) ; Univ. (Los Angeles) ;

Delta Tau Delta, American Bar Assn.

Religion: Episcopal.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Traveling and fishing.

Bus. Address: Bank of America Bldg., 650 So.

Spring St., Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1301 No. Flores St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

O'HARA, Joy (see Farquar, Agnes
Stephens)

OHM AN, Fillmore (Phil) Wellington

Orchestra Leader; Pianist-Composer.
Born: New Britain (Conn.), Oct. 7, 1896; s.
of Huldah (Lethin) and The Rev. S. G.
Ohman, D.D.

Education: New Britain Public High School.
Married: Mildred E. J., d. of The Rev.
Mauri tz Stolpe, D.D., in New York City,
Sept. 24, 1920.

Prof. Record: Composer of over 300 songs,
both popular and classical, including two of
the biggest song hits for 1936, Lost and
Dream Awhile; did original score and songs
for Hal Roach picture. Captain Caution; is
now composing his first piano concerto (to be
completed in 1941) ; has studio assignments
for more original songs and scoring.
Directorships: Vice-Pres. and half-owner, Wal-
dorf -Hendrickson (auto agency).



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Publications: Lost, Dream Awhile (Robbins
Music Co.), 1936; Each Time You Say Good-
bye (Feist Music Co.); many other songs
with the same firms.

Navy Service: Served U.S. Navy, 1917-18.
Memberships: Authors, and various other
clubs.

Religion: Swedish Lutheran.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hand ball, badminton, etc.
Bus. Address: 1322 So. La Brea, Los Angeles,
Calif.

Home Address: 7467 Hollywood Blvd., Holly-
wood, Calif.

O'KEEFE. James Conrad

Composer; Musical Director; Manager, Twen-
tieth Century-Fo.\ Music Dept.
Born: St. Louis (Mo.), Dec. 9, 1892; s. of
Bertha Josephine (Schmidt) and James Mor-
gan O'Keefe.

Education: St. Louis Univ.
Married: Edna, d. of Margie and Edward
Locke, in New York City, Aug. 13, 1927;
ch. : Locketa (dau.)

Prof. Record: With John Phillip Sousa and
the Great Lakes Naval Training Station Band,
where he wrote music and lyrics to the first
Naval Service productions. Leave It To the
Sailors and The Great Lakes Review; nme
yrs. with Brunswick Recording Lab. ; two yrs.
with Prod. Dept., Natl. Broadcasting Co.;
four yrs. with Fox Film Corpn., as Mgr.
of Music Dept., and continued in same capa-
city after merger of ^^th Century with Fox
Film Corpn. for five yrs.; Composer of lyrics
and music of many popular songs, among
which were La Rosita and Honolulu Moon.
Compositions: The Great Lakes Naval Re-
cruit March (Syndicated music), 1917; musical
comedy. Leave It to the Sailors, 1917; Great
Lakes Review (Talbot Co.), 1918; Land of
Dreams (Remick), 1920; Sauntering Along
with Susan (Darch), 1921; Lalawana Lullaby
(Marks), 1921; Black-Eyed Blues (Feist),
1922; Gloaming Time (Ricordi), 1921; Two
Tiny Bits of Heaven's Blue (Forster Music
Pub., Inc.), 1921; In the Land of Smiling
Waters, Japanese Moon, Indiana Lullaby (all
Feist), 1922; Down by the Wishing Well (For-
ster), One Little Smile (Joe Morris Music
Pub ) and The Land of Broken Dreams
(Remick), 1923; Snake's Hips, Before You
Go The Duck's Quack, In a Cozy Tea Room,
and Back O' Town Blues (all by Feist), 1923;
La Rosita (Sam Fox), Blue Rose (Joe Mor-
ris Music Co.), and / Didn't Care Till I Lost
You (Stark & Cowan), 1923; Deep in My
Heart, and Burmalone (Feist), and / Miss
You Most at Gloaming (Ted Brown Music
Co.), 1924; Adorable (Earl Carroll's Van-
ities), (Feist), 1928.

Memberships: Amer. Soc. of Composers, Au-
thors, and Publishers.
Religion: Roman Catholic.
Politics : Democrat .
Recreations: Sports.

Bus Address: Twentieth Century-Fox Film
Corpn., 10201 W. Pico, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 315 No. Rodeo Dr.. Beverly
Hills, Calif. *

OLDFIELD, Otis William

Teacher of Figure Painting, Calif. Sch. of
Fine Arts.



Born: Sacramento (Calif.), s. of Lydia
(Burge) and William Baggaley Oldfield.
Education: Public Schs. ; local and European
Art Schs.

Married: Helen Regina, d. of James Edgar
Clarke of Santa Rosa, in San Francisco,
Sept. 30, 1926; ch.: Rhoda and Jane.
Prof. Record: Studied art in San Francisco,
1908; went to Paris, 1909, remained in
Europe until 1924; regular exhibitor in Salon
D'Automne and Salon d6s Independants (Par-
is) ; returned to San Francisco; his murals in
Coit Tower (San Francisco) ; paintings in
Bliss Collection (New York), Brt)Oklyn Mus-
eum, Albert Benby Collection (San Francisco),
I. N. Walter Collection (San Francisco), Le-
gion of Honor Palace (San Francisco), Pres.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection; had murals
water colors, lithographs, and oil paintings
at Treasure Island (San Francisco), 1939-40.
Awards: Gold Medal (San Francisco Art
Assn.), 1925; Prize (Callif. State Fair), 1933;
Parilia Prize (San Francisco Museum of
Art), 1939; Participants Commemorative Med-
al (State of Calif., G.G.I.E.), 1939; Parti-
cipant, All Amer. Exhibition (Art Palace,
G.G.I.E., Treasure Island, San Francisco)
1939, 1940.

Memberships: San Francisco Art Assn.
Bus. Address: Calif. School of Fine Arts, 800
Chestnut St., San Francisco, Calif.
Home Address: 968 Union St., San Francisco,
Calif. *

OLDS, William Benjamin, A.B.

Dir., Sch. of Music, Univ. of Redlands.
Born: Clinton (Wis.), June 3, 1874; s. of
Diantha Martin (Curtis) and Benjamin Bald-
win Olds.

Education: Clinton Pub. Schs.; Beloit Acad,
and Coll.; Oberlin Conservatory; Amer. Con-
servatory (Chicagb) ; private study.
Degrees: A.B., Beloit Coll., 1898.
Married: Alice Dole, d. of Elizabeth (Dole)
and Charles Hannahs, in Beloit (Wis.), Dec.
20, 1900.

Prof. Record: Has been Teacher of Music at
Grinnell Coll., 111. Coll., James Millikin
Univ., and Univ. of Redlands, where he is
now Dir. of the Sch. of Music.
Publications: Numerous music compositions,
listed in Native American Composers (soon
to be issued).

Memberships: Native Amer. Composers; Pi
Kappa Lambda (Natl. Hon. Music Frat.)
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf, gardening, and motoring.
Bus. Address: Univ. of Redlands, Redlands,
Calif.

Home Address: 805 No. University St., Red-
lands, Calif.



OLESEN. Otto Knudsen

Illuminating Engineer; Pres., Otto K. Olesen
Illuminating Co., Ltd.

Born: Br^mminge (Denmark), Sept. 9, 1891;
s. of Karen (Jessen) and C. K. Olesen.
Education: Institute of Technology (Copen-
hagen, Denmark) ; finished 1911.
Married: Nanna M., d. of Mr. and Mrs.
Sonderball, in Los Angeles (Calif.), Feb. 19,
1914; ch.: one daughter.



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Bus. Record: Started as an EnRr. with the
Wlnfleld-Kcrner Co. In 1912 to develop the,
then unknown, use of artlflc-lal liRht for motion
pictures; developed several types of carbon
arc lamps (which types have ever since
been In use in the studios and from the
beginninR revolutionized the taking of pic-
tures), during the rollowlng se\cn years:
opened own i)lanl in Hollywood In 1919 and
owing to rapid expansion moved to a more
suitable site in I!):.'?; as Pres. of his own
company (the Otto K. Olesen Illuminating Co.,
Ltd.), manufacturers spectacular illuminating
equipment for shipment all over the world.
Dircctorshijis: Vice-Pres., Glen Oaks Corp.;
Dir., First Fed. Bk. of Hollywood; Pres., Ole-
.en Lites, Inc.

Mctnberships: Uplifters; Al Malaikah Shrine
(Life ISIem.); Holly\vood Chamber of Com-
merce (Life Mem.); Lions (Hollywood).
Religion: Lutheran.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Farming.

Bus. Address: 1560 No. Vine St., Hollywood,
Calif.

Home Address: 6545 Cahuenga Terrace, Hol-
lywood, Calif. •



OLIVE, Professor Everett Samuel,

Mus.B.

Prof, of Piano and Head of Piano Dept.,
Pomona Coll.

Born: Scranton (Iowa), Jnly 15, 1881; s.
of Laura Belle (Omo) and Edwin Albert
Olive.

Education: Simpson Coll. (Indianola, Iowa);
Berlin (Germany).

Degrees: Mus.B., Simpson Coll., 1900.
Prof. Record: Asst. Prof., Simpson Coll., 1900-
05; pupil of Moritz Mayer-Mahr and Mme.
Teresa Carreno in Berlin, 1905-08; Head,
Harmony Dept., 1908-13, Prof, of Piano,
1913-17, Simpson Coll. ; spent three yrs. in
Italy in study of music and musical" activ-
ities; was Accompanist for eminent Italian
Soloists and Dir. of Musical Work in Flor-
ence Hospitals for Amer. YMCA; Dir., of
YMCA Hdqrs. in Venice, Jan. -July, 1920; con-
certized in U.S., 1920-21; Head of Piano
Dept. and Prof, of Piano, Pomona Coll. since
1923, except for 1930-31, when on leave in
Europe.

Memberships: Sinfonia (Natl. Musical Frat.);
Alpha Tau Omega.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Literature, languages; sports,
especially swimming; creative and self -ex-
pressive activities, particularly landscaping
and designing in copper.

Bus. Address: Pomona Coll., Claremont, Calif.
Home Address: Coast Royal Tract, So. Lag
una, Calif. »

OLMSTED, Professor James Montrose
Duncan, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.

Professor of Physiologj', and Chmn., Dept. of
Phys., Univ. of Calif.

Born: Lake City (Iowa), May 21, 1886; s.
of Ada Maria (Duncan) and Jeptha Montrose
Olmsted (Rev.)

Education: Concord (N.H.) High Sch.; Mid-
dlebury Coll.; Queen's Coll., Oxford (as 1908
Rhodes Schblar from Vermont) ; Harvard
Univ.



hrgrrrs: AH., Mlddlebury, 1907; B.A., Oxon.,
V.ni; M.A., O.xon., 1915; (Oxford); M.A.,
1917, Ph.D., 1920, Harvard Univ.
Married: Evangeline, d. of Frank Harris, In
Toronto (Can.), June 30, 1927.
Prof. Record: Vice-Prln., Spring Valley (New
York) High .Sch., 1907-08; Prof, of Natural
Science, Shorter Coll. (Rome, Ga), 1911-12;
Asst. Prof, of Biology, Richmond Coll. (Va.),
1912-15; Austin Teaching Fellow, Harvard
Univ., 191(5-17, 1919; As.so. in Physiology,
Med. Sch., Univ. of III. (Chicago), 1920; Asst.
Prof., 1920-24, Asso. Prof., 1924-27, Univ. of
Toronto (Can.); Prof, of Physiology, Univ.
of Calif. (Berkeley) since 1927.
Publications: Numerous articles on the phys-
iology of the nervous system and medical hist,
in scientific journals; Contbg. Author In
MacLeod's Physiology in Modern Medicine;
Author, Claude Bernard, Physiologist (Harper
Bros.), 1938.

Army Service: Pvt., Med. Corps, U.S. Army,
1918; 2nd Lieut., Sanitary Corps, 1918-19.
Memberships: Amer. Physiological Assn.; Am-
er. Assn. of Arts and Sciences, and other
scientific societies; Delta Kappa Epsilbn, Phi
Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Art and water colors (Act. -Art-
ist Mem., San Francisco Art Assn., Exhibitor
of water colors in San Francisco, New York,
etc.)

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Berkeley,
Calif.

Home Address: 2583 Buena Vista Way, Ber-
keley, Calif.



OLSON, The Honorable Culbert
I-(evY). LL.B.

Governor of California.

Born: Fillmore (Utah), Nov. 7, 1876; s.
of Delilah (King) and Daniel Olson.
Education: Brigham Young Univ.; Columbian
(now George Washington) Univ., Law School;
Univ. of Michigan.

Degrees: LL.B., Columbian Univ., Law School
1901.

Married: Kate Jeremy, Oct. 21, 1905; ch.:
Richard Culbert, John Weber and Dean Jer-
emy (twins).

Prof. Record: Began as Telegraph Operator,
1891; Reporter and City Editor of Ogden
Standard, 1895-97; Washington Corres. for
Western newspapers, 1897-99; admitted to
Utah Bar, 1901, and practiced in Salt Lake
City, 1901-20, in Calif., since 1920; State
Senator. Utah, 1916-20, Calif.. 1934-38; Pres.
(ex-officio), Bd. of Regents, Univ. of Calif.;
elected C^vernor of Calif., Nov. 1938, for
term, 1939-43.

Mctnberships: Phi Delta Phi; Los Angeles
Country Club.

Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: State Capitol, Sacramento,
Calif.

Home Addresses: (Governor's Mansion, Sacra-
mento, Calif.; 506 So. Mariposa Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif.



OLSON, Dean Emery Evans,
A.B., M.A., J.D.

Dean of the School of CJovernment, Univer-
sity of Southern California.



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Born: Cambridge (111.), Oct. 23, 1892; s. of
Ida M. (Peterson) and Frank A. Olson.
Education: Univ. of So. Calif.; Cornell Univ.;
Univ. of Wisconsin.

Degrees: A.B., 1916, M.A., 1919, J.D., 1935,
all Univ. of So. Calif.

Married Frieda Martens in Los Angeles (Cal-
if.), Dec. 18, 1921; ch.: Virginia Ann and
Marjorie Jean.

Prof. Record: Teaching Asst., Cornell Univ.,
1916-17; Univ. of Wis., 1919-20; Asst. Dir.,
Coll. of Com. and Bus. Administration, 1920;
Insurance Agency Supervisor, 1923-24; Dir.,
Univ. Coll., Univ. of So. Calif., 1924-25, Co-
ordination Officer, 1927-37, Dean, School of
CJovernment, 1929—, Prof, of Government,
1930 — ; on leave as Dir. of in-service train-
ing, Amer. Univ., Washington, D.C., 1935-
37; Consultant, Defense Training, U.S. Of-
fice of Education, 1940-41.
Directorships: Sterling Electric Motors Co.
(Bd.); Pres., Civil Service Assn. of the U.S.
and Canada; Pres., Los Angeles City Civil
Service Com.; Dir., Inst, of Government,
1928—, Council on Civic Affairs; Mem., Exec.
Council, Amer. Soc. for Pub. Administration,
1939-40.

Publications: Co-author with J. W. Hallman,
Credit Management, also miscellaneous art-
icles for professional journals.
War Record: Cadet, Air Service, 1917-18.
Memberships: Kappa Alpha; Delta Sigma
Rho.

Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Independent.
Recreations: Golf, swimming.
Bus. Address: Univ. of Southern California,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Hoyne Address: 1716 Victoria Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif. *

OLSON. Richard Culbert, A.B., LL.B.

Lawyer.

Born: Salt Lake City (Utah), June 27, 1907;
s. of Katherine (Jeremy) and Culbert L.
Olson (Governor of California).
Education: U. of So. Calif.; Harvard Law
Sch. (Cambridge, Mass.)

Degrees: A.B., U. of So. Calif., 1927; LL.B.,
Harvard Law Sch., 1930.

Married: Adelle, d. of James F. Fay, in New
York City, Nov. 30, 1928; ch.: Richard Fay
(6) and Delilah Katherine (2).
Prof. Record: Engaged in general practice of
law since 1930; Private Secy, to Gov. Olson,
Jan., 1939, to Apr., 1940.
Publications: Some political essays published.
Memberships: Pi Sigma Alpha (Honorary
Natl. Scholastic Fraternity) ; Kappa Sigma
(Social Fraternity) ; inorgan Law Club (Cam-
bridge, Mass.).
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Tennis, swimming, and horse-
back riding.

Bits. Address: 639 So. Spring St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Hoyne Address: 506 So. Mariposa, Los An-
geles, Calif.



OLSSON-SEFFER, Irma Elsbeth

Concert Pianist; Lecturer; Teacher.

Born: San Bernardino (Calif.), Nov. 18, 1912;



d. of Helen W. (Rolfe) and Dr. Pehr Hjalmar
Olsson-Seffer (Swedish Scientist).
Education: Hollywood High Sch.; early mus.
educ. under Vernon Spencer (L.A.)
Married: John Partridge, s. of Marie (Part-
ridge) and the late Stanley Price, in Ber-
keley (Calif.), May 22, 1936.
Prof. Record: Western debut made at Holly-
wood Bowl, 1934, playing concerto under
baton of Sir Hamilton Harty; at present,
well-known as Concert Pianist, Lecturer, and
Teacher in San Francisco and Bay Region.
Awards: Recipient of Fellowship for five
years at Juilliard Musical Foundation (New
York City) under Josef Lhevinne; scholarship
with Isadore Phillipp (Fontainebleau, France).
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Reading, boating, and swimming.
Home Address: 110 Culebra Terrace, San
Francisco, Calif. *

O'MELVENY. Henry William,

A.B., LL.D. (dec, Apr. 14, 1941)

Lawyer; O'Melveny, Tuller & Myers.
Born: Central City (Marion Co., 111.), Aug.
10, 1859; s. of Anna Wilhelmina (Rose) and
Harvey Kilpatrick Stuart O'Melveny.
Education: Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Calif., 1879, LL.D.,
1931; LL.D. Occidental Coll., 1928.
Married: Marie Antoinette Schilling, May 28,
1887; ch: Stuart; Donald; John.
Prof. Record: Admitted to bar, 1881, and
since in practice at Los Angeles; Mem. firm
O'Melveny, Tuller & Myers; Dep. Dist. Atty.,
Los Angeles County, 1883-85; Pres., Los An-
geles Civ. Service Commn., 1903-04; Mem.,
Pub. Library Bd. (Los Angeles), 1908-10;
Park Commr., 1910 — .

Directorships: Farmers & Merchants Natl.
Bank; Founder, Southwest Museum; Trustee,
Calif. Inst, of Tech. (Vice-Pres.).
Memberships: State Parks Commn.; Southwest
Soc. Archeol. Inst. Amer.; Clubs: California,
Sunset, Los Angeles Country, etc.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: 433 So. Spring St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 501 So. Plymouth Blvd., Los
Angeles, Calif. *

O'NEILL, James Pat, B.S.

Research Engineer, Hydraulic Lab. of the

U.S.D.A. Soil Conservation Service and Calif.

Inst, of Tech.

Born: Pine Bluff (Ark.), Jan. 9, 1912; s. of

Dora (Carter) and Sam Pat O'Neill.

Education: Roswell High Sch. (N. Mex.);

grad. from New Mex. Military Inst., 1931;

New Mex. State Coll., 1935.

Degrees: B.S., in Mech. Engrg., New Mex.

State Coll., 1935.

Married: Pauline Mabel, d. of J. R. Poe, in

Las Cruces (New Mex.), Aug. 1935; ch.:

Judith Lynn.

Prof. Record: With Gila Project of U.S.D.A.

Soil Conservation Service (Safford, Ariz.)

from July to Dec, 1935; with Cooperative

Lab. of the U.S.D.A. and Calif. Inst, of Tech.

as Research Engr. in Hydraulics, since 1935.



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Puhlicatinn.i: Several solenllflc nrllcles pub-
lished In technlcul Journals
Army Service: Second Lieut., .'((vlth Infantry,
Army Res.

Metnbrrships: As.so. Mem., Sigma XI.
nus. Adilrr/ss: Calif. Inst, of Technology, Pasa-
dena, Calif.

Home Adiirrss: 4,'?6 No. IIollLslon Ave., Pasa-
dena, Calif. •



O'NEILL, Owen Hugh

Count.N' Surveyor.

Borti: La Gracioso (now Orcutt, Santa Bar-
bara Co.), Feb. 8, 1873; s. of Maria Antonia
(Hill) and Dr. Owen H. O'Neill.
Education: Public schools in Goleta and Santa
Barbara (Calif.)

Married: Zaida E., d. of Milton H. Frisbie, in
Benson (Ariz.), Jan. 20, 1910; ch.: Maria A.
Mildred E., Owena L.. Owen H., William R.
Helen K., Barbara E., Rose F., Milton H.
Elma A., John C, Daniel H.

Prof. Record: Carrier in Postal Dept., 1896
1905; Naval Militia of Calif.. 1898-1904
Lieut. Commdg. 6th N.M.C. ; 1902 in Chiapas
(Me.xico) for few months as Asst. Mgr. Plan
tation; 1905-1906, Cananea Consolidated Cop
per Co. (Mexico), and Sept. 1909-April 1911
from Jan. to June, 1907, with Pac. Mail
Steamship Co., San Francisco to Panama
July 1907-Dec. 1908, Mgr. Guerrero Planta
tion and Investment Co. (Acapuico, Mexico)
May 1911-14 (inch), Engrg. and Surveying
for City and County of Santa Barbara and in
private practice for self and others; 1915 to
present, Country Surveyor of Santa Barbara
Co. (Calif.) and in private practice; Pres.,
Native Sons Bldg. Corp., 1925-29.

Publications: Edit.: History of Santa Barbara
County, 1939; Short Historical Sketches (writ-
ten by Miss Marian Parks, Pasadena).
Navy Service: Member. 6th Div., Naval Mil-
itia of Calif. ; enlisted man, petty officer,
ensign, Lt. J.G., Lt, S.G., 1898- Jan. 5, 1905.
Memberships: Santa Barbara Lodge No. 192,
A.F. & A.M.; 1899 to date. Treas., Native
Sons of the Golden West; Chuma Tribe Order
of Red Men; Associate Member, Amer. Soc.
of Civic Engrs. and Toastmasters Internat. ;



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