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Calif. Co. Engrs. Assn. (Pres., 1939 and
1940) .

Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Reading English and Spanish
books and records appertaining to Calif. His-
tory, speaking before schools, clubs and other

Bus. Address: Court House, Santa Barbara,

Home Address: 26 Calle Alamo, Santa Bar-
bara, Calif.

ONETO, Professor John Francis,

Ph.G., Ph.C, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Chem-
istry and Pharmacy, University of California,
College of Pharmacy

Born: Sonora (Calif.), July 10, 1903; s. of
Mary (Carroll) and John B. Oneto.
Education: Grammar and high schs., Sonora
(Calif.); U. of Calif.; U. of Mich.
Degrees: Ph.G., 1923, Ph.C, 1924, U. of Cal-
if.; B.S., 1932, M.S., 1933, Ph.D., 1935, U.
• of Mich.

Married: Ariel L., d. of E. G. Peterson, In
Fort Bldwell (Calif.), Nov. 12, 1909; ch.:
.loan .Su.san.

Prof. Record: Instr., U. of Calif., Coll. of
Pharmacy. 1924-.'U), Instr.. State Coll.,
19,35-.')6, Instructor, Univ. of Calif., Coll of
Pharmacy, 19.36-40, Asst. Prof, since 1940.
Publications: Publications In the field of Or-
ganometalllc compounds of arsenic.
Memberships: Rho Chi (pharmacy); Phi
Lambda Upsilon (chemistry); Phi Kappa Phi-
Sigma XI.

Religion: Catholic.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Angling and archery.

Bus. Address: The Medical Center, Univ. of

California,, Coll. of Pharmacy, San Francisco,


Home Address: 1600 Funston Ave., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

ORD, Sr., Whetsel

Manager, Bank of America, National Trust
and Savings Association.

Born: Nephi (Utah), Nov. 10. 1901; s. of
Erma Lillian (Olmstead) and Robert J. Ord.
Education: Grammar and High Schs.. Nampa
(Idaho) ; Graduate, Amer. Inst, of Banking
(Los Angeles).

Married: Verda I., d. of H. W. Sutton, in
Caldwell (Idaho), Dec. 8, 1923; ch.; Whetsel,
Jr., and Barbara Rae.

Bus. Record First Natl. Bank (Nampa, Ida.),
1921-22; Nampa Natl. Bank, 1922-24; Bank
of Amer., N.T. and S.A., since 1925.
Directorships: Pres., Broadway Bus. Assn.-
Vice-Pres., Presidents Club; Dir.. Southside
Chamber of Commerce.
Religion: Latter Day Saint.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Bowling, hunting, fishing, and

Bus. Address: 4629 So. Broadway, Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 2042 W. 75th St.. Los Angeles,
Calif. .

ORR, Hugh Robert. A.B., M.A.

Teacher in Extension Division, San Francisco

State College.

Born: Kansas, Nov. 4, 1887; s. of Isabelle

(Fulton) and James M. Orr.

Education: Washburn Coll.; Highland Coll.;

U. of Chicago; Harvard U.

Degrees: A.B., 1916, M.A., 1922.

Married: (1) Olive, d. of Martha and Robert

Adams. 1909; ch.: Mrs. Helen Marshall. (2t

Frances, d. of Mabel and Frank Crawford,

1935; ch.: Kathleen.

Prof. Record: Methodist Clergj-man in Kansas
and Pittsburgh (Pa.). 1910-18; Educl. Secy.,
Amer. Unitarian Assn. (Boston i, 1919-20;
Unitarian Clergyman (Evanston. III.), 1920-
25: on editorial staff of the Macmillan Co
(New York), 1925-26; Editor, Community
Arts and Crafts Magazine, 1927-29; Prof, of
English Literature and Lecturer in the Hu-
manities, Municipal U. of Omaha. 1929-35;
Editorial work in San Francisco and Teacher
in Extension Div., San Francisco State Coll.,
since 1936; Founder and Lecturer, San Fran-
cisco Humanist Soc.



PubUrations: Harp of My Heart and Other
Pnems; Edited The Tempest, An Allegorical
Interpretation (of Shakespeare's play); con-
tributions in Scrihnerx, The Century, and
many other periodicals.

Memberships: Charter Mem. of Sigma Tau
Delta (Honorary Literary Fraternity).
Religion: Non-conformist, liberal.
Politics: Independent.

Bus. Address: E.xtension Division, San Fran-
cisco State Coll., San Francisco, Calif.
Home Address: 239 Ortega St., San Francisco,
Calif. *

ORTON, Dwayne. A.B., M.A.
EcTUcator; President, Stockton Junior College.
Born: Port Hope (Ontario, Can.), May 6,
1903; s. of Frances May (Nease) and Arthur
Orton .

Education: Pub. Schs., Los Angeles (Calif.);
U. of Redlands; Newton Theological Institu-
tion; U. of So. Calif.; Coll. of the Pacific;
U. of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., U. of Redlands, 1926; M.A.,
Coll of the Pacific, 1933.

Married: Edna Marie, d. of Caroline M. and
Nils F. Olsen, in Los Angeles, Sept. 11, 1926;
ch.: Jean Elizabeth (10) and Nancy Marie

Prof. Record: Instr. in Speech, Baylor Coll.
(Helton, Tex.), 1926-2/, 1928-29; Asst. Prof,
of Speech, Coll. of the Pacific, 1929-33; Dir..
Coll. of the Pacific Chapel, 1930-35, Coll. of
Pacific Jr. Coll., 1933-34; Dean of General
Coll., Coll. of the Pacific, 1934-35; Pres.,
Stockton Jr. Coll., since 1935; served as Pres.,
Northern Calif. Jr. Coll. Assn., and on numer-
ous committees of Calif. Jr. Coll. Federation.
Directorships: Chmn.. Calif. Committee on
Needs of Post High Sch. Youth.
Publications: Numerous professional articles
in Journal of Higher Education, Junior Col-
lege Journal, California Journal of Secondary
Education, and others.

Memberships: Pi Kappa Delta; Phi Delta
Kappa; Pi Gamma Mu.
Religion: Congregationalist.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Stockton Junior Coll., Stockton,

Home Address: 220 W. Knoles Way. Stockton,

OSBORNE. The Reverend Frederick
Benjamin, LL.B.

Clergyman; Chmn., South Gate Coordinating

Born: Ironton (Ohio), June 5, 1886; s. of
Anna (Woodruf) and Joseph Osborne.
Education: Ohio Northern Univ., Sch. of Law;
Rio Grande Coll. in the Arts.
Degrees: LL.B., Ohio Northern Univ.
Married: May, d. of E. M. Martin, in Louis-
ville (Ky.), Mar. 27, 1888; ch.: one son and
three daughters.

Prof. Record: Began as Evangelist and Min-
ister in the church; served as YMCA Secy.;
Field Secy, for Taylor Univ. ; conducted So-
cial Agencies; is now Chmn. of South Gate
Coordinating Council.
Memberships: Kiwanis; Mason.
Religion: Christian.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Out-door-sports, especially horse-

Bits. Address: 9628 State St., South Gate,

Horne Address: 2538 Iowa Ave., South Gate,
Calif. *

OSKINSON. Mrs. J.M. (see HAW-
THORNE. Hildegarde)

OSTLING. Ivan Gerald, A.B.

Editor, Publisher, The Progress.
Born: Lorimor (la.), Apr. 8, 1912; s. of Orpha
(Farley) and John C. Ostling.
Education: Compton Jr. Coll.; U. of So. Calif.
Degrees: A.B., U. of So. Calif., 1935
Married: Elsa, d. of Ben Blow, in Los Angeles,
(Calif.), Sept. 4, 1937.

Bus. Record: After graduation from U.S.C.
in Feb. 1935, went on football tour of Japan
as player with Amer. All-Stars; worked in
pictures (Hollywood) and affiliated lines on
return; employed consecutively by Los Ange-
les Athletic (ilub. General Motors, State of
Calif. SRA; now operating own newspaper,
The Progress of Beaumont and Riverside Co.
Memberships: Sigma Chi; Sigma Delta Chi;
Alpha Phi Omega; Elks No. 1570, Compton,

Directorships: Pres., Young Democrats of San
Gorgonio Pass; Dir., Beaumont Chamber of
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Sports (outdoor).
Bus. and Home Address: P.O. Box 1, Seventh
and Chestnut, Beaumont, Calif.

O'TOOLE. John Joseph, A.B.

City Attorney of San Francisco.
Born: Milpitas (Santa Clara Co., Calif.), Sept.
28, 1872; s. of Mary (Fenton) and William
O' Toole.

Education: University of Santa Clara.
Degrees: A.B., U. of Santa Clara, 1890.
Married: Christine, d. of Mary and James
Regan, in San Francisco (Calif.), Jan. 23,
1904; ch.: Mary, Christine, William, Eileen,
Thomas, Agnes, James and Laurence.
Prof Record: Never attended law college —
studied law in office of James H. Campbell at
San Jose, and was admitted to practice by
the Supreme Court in San Francisco in Janu-
ary 9, 1894. Practiced for one year in San
Jose, then came to San Francisco, April 1895,
and engaged in practice of law with Frank
McGlynn. Subsequently associated with the
firm of Cullinan, Hickey and O'Toole. Firm
disbanded 1910, thereafter was associated with
Robert McMahon, Mills Building, San Fran-
cisco. From 1914 to 1925, member of Civil
Service Commission; from January 1926 to
date. City Attorney of the City and County of
San Francisco.

Directorships: Ranking Grand Knight, Knights
of Columbus; Pres., League of Calif. Muni-
cipalities; Chmn., Taxation Com., Natl. Con-
ference of City Attys.

Memberships: Olympic Club; Elks; Knights of
Columbus; Foresters.
Religion: Catholic.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Gardening.



Bus. Address: City Hall, San Franclsro, Calif.

Home Address: 14 Fair Oaks St., San Fran-
d.sco, Calif. •

OTTEM. Arthur John

Prcsidonl. nolLind I-ind Company.
Rom: ChiraRO (III.). Oct. 10, 1893; s. of Anna
(Schulor) and Ole Ottem.

Education: Schools In San Francisco (Calif.)
Married: Ethel, d. of James P. Craighead, In
San Francisco. Nov. 27, 1917; ch.: Beverly

Bus. Record: Junior Accountant, Louis Sloss
and Co., Investment Bankers (San Francisco),
1911-14; then entered employ of West Sacra-
mento Co.. in charge of creditors during
period of its reorganization; since Mar. 1917,
has been empolyed by Holland Land Co. in
various capacities, ranging from clerk in
charge of Clarksburg office to present position
of Pres. of the company.

Directorships: Pres. and Dir., Holland Land
Co. (Clarksburg. Calif.) and Calif. Bean
Growers Warehouse Corp. (Clarksburg,
Calif.); Secy., Reclamation Dist., No. 999

Memherships: Bethlehem Lodge No. 453, F.&
A.M. of Calif.; San Francisco Chap. No. 1,
Royal Arch Masons of Calif.; Stockton Pyra-
mid No. 5, Ancient Egyptian Order of Sciots;
Sutter (Sacramento). Commonwealth (San
Francisco), and Merchants Exchange (San
Francisco) Clubs.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Dominoes and traveling.

Bus. Address: Holland Land Co., Clarksburg,

Hoyne Address: 1400 N St.. Sacramento, Calif.

OTTERSTEIN. Jr., Professor Adolpland
ana France. Is now Editing the Theatre Cor-
respondence Record form the Imperial Ar-
chives of St. Petersburg under Count Freder-
icks, 1900-17.

Memberships: Amer. Soe. of Painters and

Religion: Anglican (Anglo-Catholic) .
Recreations: Gardening, swimming, soccer,
boxing and book-collecting.
Bus. Address: (Studio) Saint Sebastian, Le
Vesinet, St. Germain-en-Laye, S. et O., France.
Home Address: 2503 Hilgard Ave., Berkeley,

Other Address: Chardstock House, Somerset,

PAINE. Arthur E., A.B., M.A., Ed.D.

Born: Rosamond (formerly Rosemond), 111.,
March 24, 1876; s. of Sarah O. (Russell) and
Elijah C. Paine.

Education: Univ. of Illinois; Univ. of Califor-
nia (Berkeley) ; Univ. of California (Los An-
geles) ; Univ. of So. Calif.
Degrees: A.B., 1899, M.A., 1900, Univ. of
Illinois; Ed.D., Univ. of So. Calif., 1939
Married: Lavina, d. of Miriam (Kendrick) and
John Eaton, in Pana (111.), Oct. 21, 1903;
ch.: S. Miriam, H. Russell.
Prof. Record: Teaching Scholarship, Univ. of
111., 1899-1900; Reporter, City Press Assn.
(Chicago), 1900; Prin., H.S. (Pana, 111.),
1900-01; Owner and Publ., Pana (111.) Daily
News. 1901-04; Partner and Editor, Long
Beach Tribune, 1905-07; Associated Press Cor-
respondent; H.S. Teacher and Principal, 1908-
20 (Long Beach, Huntington Beach and Cor-
ona, Calif.); organized first Jr. H.S. in Riv-
erside Co. (at Corona in 1917), also Jr.-Sr.

H.S. in 1918; Dir. of Continuation Edu. at
Huntington Park, Calif., 1920-33; Member of
So. Council, Calif. Teachers Assn., Calif.
State Council of Vocational Edu., Pres. of
Calif. Continuation Edu. Assn.
Directorships: Vice-Pres., Huntington Park
Securities Corp.

Publications: "The Granger Movement in Illi-
nois," University Studies, Vol. I, No. 8, Univ.
of 111. (Univ. Press, Urbana, 1904); numer-
ous newspaper articles and reviews.
Memberships: Nat. Geographic Soc; Kiwanis;
Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Kappa.
Religion: Congregational.

Politics: Republican, Independent, Progres-

Recreations: Tennis, hiking, gardening.
Bus. Address: Stanford Ave. School, 9325
Stanford Ave., South Gate, Calif.
Home Address: 2834 Grand Ave., Huntington
Park, Calif.

PAINE, Robert T(reat)


Born: Valparaiso (Ind.), Feb. 11, 1869; s. of
Lucy (Collins) and Joel C. Paine.
Education: Valparaiso (Ind.), Pub. Schs. ;
Normal sch. for three yrs.; Sculpture train-
ing: Chicago Art Inst. (111.), Studio of A. St.
Gaudens and the Art Students League (New
York) .

Married: (1) Beatrice Russell (deceased) of
Chicago, 111.; (2) Esther, d. of Rev. A. True-
blood, in Boston (Mass.), Oct. 15, 1910; ch.:
Irene McKenna, Lucile Arnold, Mrs. Karl
Helm, Elizabeth, and Evelyn (Mrs. Ratcliff).
Prof. Record: Taught sch. for three yrs.;
worked with Augustus St. Gaudens (New York
Sculptor) on the following: Gen. Sherman
Equestrian Statue (New York), Gen. Logan
Equestrian Statue (Chicago, 111.), Pres. Gar-
field Monument (Philadelphia, Pa.), and The
Shaw Monument (Boston, Mass.); associated
with the principal sculptors of America; cre-
ated The Cats (Los Gatos, Calif.) and Sun
Dial Figure, Univ. High Sch. (Oakland,
Calif.); invented Pantographic machine for
enlarging sculpture, which is known all over
the world and is the thing for which he is
best known; had charge of the enlarging of
sculpture schemes in the four major world's
fairs during the past fifty yrs.; has spent the
best part of his life in the designing of seri-
ous public sculpture schemes.
Religion: Rationalist.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Sculpture, home, garden, and

Home Address: 1110 Tamarind Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

PALACHE. Professor Charles, B.S.,
Ph.D., F.G.S.A., F.M.S.A., F.N.A.S.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.), July 18, 1869;
s. of Helen M. (Whitney) and James Palache.
Education: Berkeley High Sch.; Univ. of

Degrees: B.S., 1891, and Ph.D., 1894, Univ.
of Calif.

Married: Helen Harrington, d. of Edward W.
Markham, in Cambridge (Mass.), Aug. 15,
1899; ch.: Eliza (Palache) Barker, Mary
(Palache) Gregory, and Alice Helen.



Pro]. Record: lias spont entlro life teaching:
Fellow in MinoraloKy, Univ. of Calif., 1H91-94;
Asst. and Instr. In Mineralogy, 1896-1902,
Asst. Frof. of Mineralogy, i;X)2-12, I'rof. of
Mineralogy, 1912-39, Curator of the Mlner-
alogical Museum, 1UL','{-H9, and Prof. Emeritus
since 19;!9, all of Harvard Univ. Member,
U.S. Geol. Survey, Asst. Geologist and Geol-
ogist (part time service), 1901-19.
Publications: U.S. Geological Survey. Geologic
Atlas (With T. A. Jaggar) (Geology of the
Bradshaw Mts., Ariz. i. 1905; U.S. Geological Prof. Paper (The Minerals of Frank-
lin and Sterling Hill. New Jersey), 1935;
many short papers on mineralogy since 1893.
Awards: First recipient of Roebling Medal of
the Mineralogical Soc. of Amer., 1937.
Memberships: Fellow, Geol. Soc. of Amer.
(Pres., 1937), Mineralogical Soc. of Amer.
(Pres., 19'21), and Natl. Acad, of Science
(since 1935) ; Hon. Fellow of the Mineralogi-
cal societies of Great Britain and Germany:
Corr. Mem. (Hon.) of the Geological Soc. of
Stockholm, Sweden and of Belgium; Life
Mem., Sierra Club (Calif.); Beta Theta Pi.

Home Address: 106 Appleton St., Cambridge,

PALM, Professor Franklin Charles,

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

Professor of Modern European History, Univ.
of Calif.

Born: Willmar (Minn.), 1890; s. of Frances

L. (Branton) and Alvin Palm.

Education: Oberlin Coll (Ohio); Univ. of 111.

Degrees: A.B., Oberlin, 1914; M.A., 1915

Ph.D., 1918, Univ. of 111.

Prof. Record: Prof, of Hist., Colorado Coll

(Colorado Springs), 1918-21; Asst. Prof., 1921-

29, Asso. Prof., 1929-39, and Prof, since

1939, Modern European Hist., Univ. of Calif.


Publications: The Economic Policies of Riche-
lieu, 1920; Syllabus of Modern Exiropean His-
tory, 1925; A Syllabus of the History of
Western Europe, 1927; Politics and Religion
in Sixteenth-Century France, 1927; The Es-
tablishment of French Absolutism 157i-
1610, 1928; Calvinism and the Religious
Wars, 1932; Europe Since Napoleon (with F
E. Graham), 1934; The Middle Classes— Then
and Now, 1936; European Civilization: A
Political. Social and Cultural History (with
J. W. Thompson, J. J. Van Nostrand, Jr.),

Directorships: Regional Dir. and Vice-Pres
Phi Sigma Kappa.

Memberships: Amer. Hist. Assn., Royal Soc.

of Arts (England) ; Faculty (Berkeley) ; Phi

Sigma Kappa, Sigma Phi Sigma.

Religion: Congregational.

Recreations: Golf.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Berkeley,

Home Address: 2441 Haste St., Berkeley,

PALMER. The Reverend Albert Went-

worth, B.L., B.D., D.D., LL.D., Litt.D.
Pres., The Chicago Theological Seminary.
Born: Kansas City (Mo.), May 18, 1879; s.
of Deborah Anna (Brininstool) and Albert W
Palmer, Sr.

Education: Santa Barbara fCallf.) High Sch.,
grud. In 1896; Univ. of Calif.; Yale Univ.
Degrees: B.L., Univ. of Calif.. 1901; B.D.,
Yale Univ., 1904; D.D, (hon.;. Pacific Sch.
of Religion, 1922; LL.D. (hon.). Olivet Coll.,
1930; Litt.D. (hon.), Boston Univ., 19.39.
Married: Sara A., d. of Catherine and Benja-
min Wedd. in Rochester (N.Y.), June 6,
1904; ch.: Helen (Mrs. J. F. King, Jr.);
Margaret (Mrs. Chester B. Flsk); Philip

Prof. Record: Asst. Pastor, Congr. Ch. (Red-
lands, Calif.), 1904-07; Pastor, Plymouth Ch.
(Oakland), 1907-17; Pastor, Central Union
Ch. (Honolulu, Hawaii), 1917-24; Pastor,
First Congr. Ch. (Oak Park, 111.), 1924-30;
Pres., The Chicago Theological Seminary
smce 1930; was Pres. Chicago Ch. Federation.
1937 and 1938.

Directorships: Dir.. Chicago Congr. Union.
Publications: The Human Side of Hawaii (Pil-
grim Press), 1924; Paths to the Presence of
God (Pilgrim Press), 1931; Orientals in Amer-
ican Life (Friendship Press), 1934; The Minis-
ter's Job (VVillett & Clark), 1937; The Art of
Conducting Public Worship (Macmillan), 1939;
Come, Let Us Worship (Macmillan), 1941.
Army Service: Served with Army YMCA in
Calif, cantonments, 1917 and 1918, and with
AEF in Siberia, 1919.

Memberships: City, Quadrangle (Chicagb,
111.); Rotary (hon.); Alpha Tau Omega.
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Independent.
Recreatiotis : Out-door life.
Home Address: 5757 University Ave., Chicago,

PALMER, Edwin O., M.D.
Former Surgeon; Civic Leader; Capitalist.
Born: Schenectedy (N.Y.), June 17, 1872; s.
of Mary (Leavenworth) and William H.

Education: Chatham Union High School and
Academy; Columbia Coll. (New Yorkj.
Degrees: M.D., COUege of Physicians and
Surgeons (Columbia Univ.), 1896.
Married: Genevieve, d. of James O'Brien, in
East Dorset (Me.), Feb. 14, 1903; ch.: Cathe-
rine (Mrs. Mortimer Kline) and WUliam

Prof. Record: Practiced medicine and surgery,
1896-1927; Pres.. Hollywood Natl. Bank and
Citizens Savings Bank, 1905-19; Pres., Holly-
wood Citizen, 1906-13; Pres., Hollywood Med-
ical Group (ten specialists), 1919-27; Past-
Pres., Hollywood Federal Bldg. Co.; Organ-
izer and Pres., Hollywood Hospital Co. (300 on
Board, General Hospital) ; Dist. L.A. Co.
Health Officer, 1901—; has been with Holly-
wood Bus. Properties to date.
Directorships: Treas. and Dir., Amer. Inst, of
Family Relations; Dir.. Mental Hygiene Assn.
of So. Calif., and Acad, of Criminology of
Los Angeles.

Publications: History of Hollywood, Third
Galafragas Trip of the Velero III (from the
logbook of the medicine man).
Army Service: World War I. Selective Ser\-ice
as Chief, Med. E.xaminer, Div. 1 (Los Ange-
les, Calif.).

Memberships: University, Athletic, Breakfast,
and Wilshire Country Clubs (all of Los Ange-
les) ; Cahuenga Club and Authors Club (Hol-
lywood) ; Catalina Tuna Club; Los Angeles



Co., Calif. State, So. Calif., and Amer. Med.

Assns. ; Mason.

Religion: Scientific Attitude

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Equestrian.

Bus. Address: Equitable Bldg., Hollywood,


Ho7ne Address: 1745 Camino Palmero, Los

Angeles, Calif.

PALMER. Paul Ellis


Born- Le Roy (Minn.), July 7, 1899; s. of
Laura E. (White) and Abram H. Palmer.
Education: Hollywood High Sch.; Univ. of So.

Married: Edith S., d. of Sadie (Stingley)
Haggman, in Hollywood (Calif.), Jan. 1, 1925;
eh. : Paula.

Prof. Record: Admitted to practice of law in
all courts of Calif., 1926, before the Supreme
Court, 1929; in pvt. practice in Hollywood,
from 1926 to 1931; apptd. Deputy Dist. Atty.
of Los Angeles Co., 1931, served as a Crim-
inal Prosecutor until December, 1934; then
reentered his pvt. practice, continuing to the

Directorships: Pres.,^ Hollywood Coordinating
Council; Kiwanis (Pres., 1941, Hollywood

Memberships: Service, Kiwanis (Hollywood);
Mason; Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Stockman and farmer.
Bus. Address: Palmer Bldg., 6362 Hollywood
Blvd., Hollywood, Calif.

Home Address: "Diamond P Stock Ranch,"
Route 1, Saugus, Calif. *

PALMER. Richard Walter. B.S., M.S.

Vice-Pres. in Charge of Engineering, Vultee
Aircraft, Inc.

Born: Oakland (Calif.), Oct. 20, 1903; s. of
Jennie (Merritt) and W. G. Palmer.
Education: Calif. Inst, of Tech., 1921-25;
Univ. of Minn., 1925-26.

Degrees: B.S., Calif. Inst, of Tech., 1925;
M.S., Univ. of Minn., 1926.
Bus. Record: Mechanic, Douglas Aircraft Co.,
1926-27; Valuation Engr., So. Calif. Gas Co.,
1927-28; Draftsman, Lockheed Aircraft Corp.,
1929-32; Asst. Chief Engr.. Airplane Develop-
ment Corp., 1932-34; Chief Engr., Hughes
Aircraft Co., 1934-38; Chief Engr. and Vice-
Pres. in Charge of Engineering, Vultee Air-
craft, Inc., since 1938.

Army Service: 2nd Lieut., Army, Engr. Corps,

Bus. Address: Vultee Aircraft, Inc., Vultee
Field, Calif.

Home Address: 1402 Workman Mill Rd.,
Whittier, Calif.

PALMER, William Fleet

United States Atty., So. Dist. of Calif.

Born: Clinton Co. (Ind.), Jan. 18, 1862; s. of

Margaret Ann (Moore) and Truman Henry


Education: Frankfort (Ind.) High Sch. (grad.,

1880); St. Louis Law Sch. (Wash. Univ.).

Married: (1) Florence Ella, d. of Malinda

and James P. Ewing, in Crawfordsville (Ind.),
Oct. 15, 1889 (dec. Oct. 30, 1920); (2) Bessie
Pryor Fletcher, Nov. 9, 1921; ch.: Florence
(Ewing) Cooper, Margaret Olive Coffey, Elis-
abeth Lay, and William Fleet, Jr.
Prof. Record: Immediately upon grad. from
high sch., entered father's law office as
Clerk; was admitted to bar at Frankfort
(Ind.), 1883; has been engaged in practice of
law ever since; Frankfort. 1883-93; Riverside
(Calif.), 1893-94; Frankfort, 1894-1906; Los
Angeles (Calif.), since 1906; elected Prose-
cuting Atty. for 45th Judicial Circuit of Ind.,
1896; Asst. U.S. Atty. for So. Dist. of Calif.,
1916-20; City Atty. for City of Monrovia
(Calif.), 1923-33; Chief Asst. U.S. Atty.,
1933-40; U.S. Atty. for So. Dist. of Calif.,
since July 1, 1940.

Army Service: Mem., Ind. Natl. Guard, 1878-
86, attaining rank of 1st Lieut.
Membership: F.&A.M., Royal Arch.
Religion: Christian Church.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Reading, walking, and putter-
ing in the garden.

Bus. Address: U.S. Post Office and Court
House, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 166 Sunset PI., Monrovia,
Calif. *

PALMER. William Judson, A.B., J.D.

Judge of the Superior Court.
Born: Le Roy (Minn.), Aug. 20, 1890; s. of
Mary (Grattan) and George W. Palmer.
Education: Le Roy elem. and high sch.; Univ.
of Minn; Univ. of So. Calif.; Univ. of Cahf.
Degrees: A.B., 1913, and J.D., 1914, Univ. of
So Calif.

Married: Margaret Evangeline, d. of Rev.
Elbridge R. Willis, D.D., in San Francisco
(Calif.), July 22, 1915; ch.: Ruth Elisabeth,
William Stanley.

Prof. Record: Admitted to the Calif. Bar,
1913; has been in practice of law ever since;
for several yrs. was Asso. Publr., Hollywood
Daily Citizen (now Hollywood Citizen-News) ;
for a time was Mem., Advisory Bd., Holly-
wood branch of First Natl. Bank; appointed
Judge, Municipal Court, Los Angeles, 1931;
assigned to Superior Court by Judicial Coun-
cil of Calif., 1932; elected Judge of the Supe-
rior Court, 1932; re-elected for six-yr. term,

Publications: Ed. -in-Chief, California Jury In-
structions (Civil); co-Composer and Author
of lyrics, Yosemite ( Ahwahnee) ; monograph,
Genius; various articles published in legal
journals; Contbr., Harp Strings at Twilight.
Hollywood Anthology of Poetry.
Memberships: Hollywood Lodge. No. 335, F.&

Religion: Westwood Comm. Ch.— Methodist.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Gardening, shop, hiking, tennis,
and skiing.

Bus. Address: City Hall, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 1339 Warner Ave., Los Ange-

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