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of Temperance Eddy (Fillmore) and John
Secor Smith, at Santa Ana (Calif.), Jan. 10,

Prof. Record: Professor, Music Lyceum of
Naples; Artist Member, Naples String Quar-
tette; Founder and Member of Pascarella Trio
(New York City); former Concert-Master of
Naples San Carlo Royal Opera, Naples Sym-
phony Orchestra, Opera Comique, New York-
Richmond (Virginia). Now Director of The
So. California Inst, of Music. At age of 17
was called to teach violin at Musical Lyceum,
Naples; same year was chosen member of
famous Quartette of Naples. In 1920, com-
manded by King of Italy, the Minister of Edu-
cation and Minister of War to inaugurate a
series of concerts given at San Carlo Theatre
and Royal Palace (Naples), (first concerts to
which general public was admitted). Coached
with celebrated Cesar Thomson, later acting
as teacher tc his own nephew. Has appeared
before King of Egypt. Osman Fuad, and many
of Europe's Royal families; in 1933 was guest
of Italy's Crown Prince Umberto and Princess
Marie Jose of Belgium. Has appeared with
orchestras and in solo recitals in Europe and
the U.S.

Directorships: The Southern Calif. Inst, of
Music, Ltd.

Publications: Habanera, for Voice and Orches-
tra; Spayiish Dance, for string Trio; Lyric
and Dance a la Gavotte, for Symphony Or-
chestra; Ninna-Nanna, for Voice, Chorus and

Awards: Gold Medal, Royal Conservatory of

Memberships: Amer. Federation of Musicians
in New Y'ork City, Los Angeles and San
Diego (Calif.); Honorary Member, Verdi Club
(N.Y. City); International Soc. of Composers;
City Island Yacht Club.
Religion: Catholic.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Yachting, swimming.
Bus. Address: 1649 Seventh A%^e., San Diego,

Home Address: 384 San Fernando St., San
Diego, Calif.

Other Addresses: 3442 Cannon Place, Bronx,
New York City; 1981 Range View Dr., Glen-
dale, Calif.

PASCOE, George Lahey, A.B.

Assistant to the President, Los Angeles Cham-
ber of Commerce.



Born- Butte (Montana), Jan. 28, 1908; s. of
Ethel Ann (Lahey) and S. E. Pascoe.
Education: Stanford Univ.
Degrees: A.B., Stanford, 1929.
Married: Alice Adell, d. of V. W. Cooley, in
Woodland (Calif.), Dec. 26, 1933; eh.: Judith
Lahey Pascoe.

Prof Record: Sec. of Martinez (Calif.) Cham,
of Comm.. Jan. 15, 1930-Oct. 30, 1935; Field
Secy., U.S. Chamber of Comm., Oct. 30, 1935-
Feb. 13, 1939; Los Angeles Chamber of
Comm., Feb. 13, la39— .
Memberships: Calif. Club (Los Angeles).
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Chamber of Commerce Bldg.,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 835 Plymouth Rd., San Ma-
rino, Calif.



Born: San Francisco (Calif.), July 5, 1886;

d. of May S. (King) and Henry Bickford


Education: Public schools (San Francisco);

private tutors in languages, literature and

art; 3 yrs. in Germany at Klindworth, Schar-

wenka Conservatory.

Married: Alfred Ray, s. of Florence (Cotton)

and Alfred W. Burrell, in Oakland (Calif.);

ch.: Barbara (Mrs. Milton W. Stat), Hugh


Prof. Record: Concertized in Germany 1905-

08; five transcontinental tours of U.S. with

Pasmore Trio; taught at Punahou School

(Honolulu) 1919-23; Member, San Francisco

Symphony Orchestra since 1925, and San

Francisco Opera Orchestra since 1935.

Memberships: Women's City Club; Women's

Musician's Club; Music Teacher's Assn.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Bicycling, swimming, walking.

Bus. Address: c /o San Francisco Symphony

Orchestra, San Francisco, Calif.

Hom.e Address: 56 Lloyd St., San Francisco,


PATRICK, Professor George Thomas
White, A.B., B.D., Ph.D.
Educator (retired) ; Writer; Professor of
Philosophy Emeritus, University of Iowa.
Born: N. Buscawen (New Hampshire), s. of
Harriet (White) and John Patrick.
Edtication: Univ. of Iowa; Yale Univ.; Johns
Hopkins; Leipzig Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Iowa, 1878; B.D.,
Yale, 1885; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins, 1888.
Married: Maud, d. of William Lyall, in Min-
neapolis (Minn.), Nov. 28, 1889; ch.: W. W.
Patrick, David Lyall.

Prof. Record: Prof, of Philosophy, Univ. of
Iowa, 1887-1903; Prof. Emeritus, 1903—.
Publications: What Is the Mind (Macmillan),
1929; Psychology of Relaxation, 1916, Psychol-
ogy of Social Reconstruction, 1920, Introduc-
tion to Philosophy, 1924 (Houghton Mifflin
Co.); and many articles on philosophy and

Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Gardening.

Home Address: 1440 California Ave., Palo
Alto. Calif.

PATRICK. Howard Allen, A.B., LL.B.

Lawyer; Firm of Patrick & Munro.
Born: Twin Falls (Idaho), April 7, 1913; s.
of Maude Margaret (Thrapp) and W. A. Pat-

Education: Long Beach Polytechnic High
School; Long Beach Jr. Coll.; Univ. of So.
Calif.; School of Law, Univ. of So. Calif,
(was outstanding as an orator and debater
during his high school and college years) .
Degrees: A.B., Univ. of So. Calif., 1935;
LL.B., School of Law, Univ. of So. Calif.,

Married: Elizabeth, d. of Curtis C. Colyear,
in Los Angeles (Calif.), Sept. 3, 1935; ch.:
Curtis Colyear.

Prof. Record: Practice of Law under firm
name Patrick & Munro (partner, Russell S.
Munro) since passing Bar in 1938.
Awards: Winner of Bowen Cup at Univ. of
So. Calif.

Memberships: Alumni Kappa Sigma, Alumni
Phi Alpha Delta; Los Rancheros de San Jose
de Buenos Aires (Breakfast Club, Westwood
Village); Calif. State Bar; Westwood Village
Bar Assn.

Religion: Christian.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf, and speaking on public
platforms or debating on issues of political
and civic consequences.

Bus. Address: 921 Westwood Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 1842 Thayer Ave., Los An-
geles, Cailf. *

PATTERSON, The Honorable Ellis
Elwood, A.B.

Lieutenant Governor, State of California.
Born: Yuba City (Calif.), Nov. 28, 1898; s. of
Anna Maria (Botler) and William R. Patter-

Education: Yuba City Schs.; Univ. of Calif.;
Stanford Law Sch.
Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Calif., 1921.
Married: Helen Eunice, d. of Augusta and
Anton Hjelte, in Oakland (Calif.), June 26,
1929; ch.: Ellis E., Jr., Helen Jane.
Prof. Record: Taught school in Monterey Co.
after grad. from Univ. of Calif., 1921; served
as Sch. Supt., Monterey Co. from 1923;
elected to State Legislature from Monterey
Co., 1932, reelected, 1934 and 1936; passed
State Bar, 1938; elected Lieut. Gov. 1938,
inaugurated, 1939, for 4-year term; now
maintains law office in Los Angeles.
Navy Service: 12th Naval Distr., Bay Area
(Calif.) during Vi/orld War I.
Memberships: Amer. Leg.; 40 & 8; Scottish
Rite Mason; State Grange.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Tennis, swimming, gardening.
Bus. Address: State Capitol, Sacramento,
Calif.; State Bldg., Los Angeles, Calif.
Howe Address: 1187 So. Rodeo Dr., Los An-
geles, Cailf.

PATTERSON, Professor Mary Frances

Chairman, Dept. of Decorative Art and De-
sign, University of Calif- (Berkeley).



Born; At DeVcaux Coll.. NlnRara Falls, Now
York. Dec. IG, 1872; d. of Frances Amelia
(Belles) and Rev. GeorRO Herbert Patterson.

F.dnrntinn: The Lincoln .School, and Rhode
Island School of Dosisn (Providence. R.I.);
Summer courses at Harvard Univ. (Dept. of
Architecture, under Dr. Denman W. Ross and
Henry Hunt Clark, in the Theory of Design
and Color).

Degrees: Grad. In Decorative Design (with
highest honors). 1904. R.I.S.D.. Providence,
R.I. Awarded Graduate Fellowship, 1904-05.
Prof. Recnrd: Professional work in Ecclesi-
astical Design and Embroidery: Modern Cos-
tume Design ; social work among Jews and
Italians in Boston under Bishop Brent at
Saint Stephens Ch. ; taught Design and Artis-
tic Crafts at Coll. Settlements: Denlson,
North Bennett St. Settlement, W.E. and I
Union, Episcopal City Mission (Boston.
Mass.); Instr. in Decorative Design. R.I.
Sch. of Design (Providence, R.I.), 1906-10,
also Drawing and History of Art at Lincoln
School (Providence, R.I.); Lecturer in Deco-
rative Art. Norwich Art School (Conn.) and
at Women's Club (Fall River, Mass.); prac-
ticed Interior Decoration at Handicraft Club
(Providence) also Stage Settings and Cos-
tumes for College Plays, Player's Club,
Shakespearian Soc, and at Amherst Coll.;
Asst. Curator and Docent in R.I. Sch. of De-
sign Museum (arranged Picture E.xhibitions
of the Ten Amer. Painters: the Amer. Colon-
ial Silver E.xhibition, with E. Wilfred Jones) ;
1914, apptd. Asst. Prof, of Household Art at
Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley) ; later made Assoc.
Prof, of Decorative Art and Design (Chmn.
of the Dept. for 26 years) ; for 15 years, di-
rected the design and color for the yearly
Women's Pageant of the Parthenaia;
served as Chmn. of the Related Art Section
of the Amer. Home Economics Assn. (Dept.
of the Interior. Washington. D.C.). speak-
ing for the Conventions and putting on Ex-
hibits: served on President's Conference on
Home Building and Ownership and Furnish-
ing 1933-34 (under President Hoover) ; in-
vented Solid Model for Demonstration of
the Theory of Color (Patented. December,
1939) ; served as sponsor for the Div. of Deco-
rative Arts at the G.G.I. Exposition 1939 and
as a member of Treasure Island Women's

Publications: Historical Outline for the Sttidy
of Historic Costume and Ornament, 1915 (last
Edit. 1940); Bulletin For the Child Welfare,
year 1915 (pub. at State Printing Office) ;
Clothes for California Children, Illus. Series
of articles (pub., California Monthly), Design
in Evert/day Life Dec. 1925, Design in Every-
day Life: Chairs and Wall Hangings, Jan.
1926, Design in Everyday Life: Maps and
Ceraraics, Marks, Silver and Bohea. Feb.
1926 (all illus.); and many articles in various
magazines, such as the Journal of Home Eco-

Memberships: Providence Art Club; Women's
Faculty Club (Berkeley) ; Berkeley Women's
City Club; Prytanean Soc. (Hon. Mem.); The
Mediaeval Acad, of Amer. ; The Amer. Anthro-
pological Assn.; The Needle and Bobbin Club;
The Amer. Assn. of Univ. Professors; Wom-
en's Rest Tour Assn.
Religion: Christian (Episcopal).
Recreations: Art. music, reading, gardening.
Bus. Address: Decorative Art Bldg., Univ. of
California. Berkeley, Calif.

Home Address: 2471 Cedar St., Berkeley,



Born: Perry (Kansas), May 17, 1896; a. of

C.irolinc (Fischer) and Thoma.s Patterson.

Education: Occidental Coll.; Univ. of Calif.;
Univ. of So. Calif.

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Calif., 1925.
Publications: Novels: All Giants Wear Yellow
Breeches, 19.35; Wise As a Goose, 19.39.
Army Service: U.S. Army, April, 1917-July.
1919, 160th Inf. and 159th Amb. Co.. 40th
Div., A.E.F.
Politics: Democrat.

Home Address: Hotel Barbara, Los Angeles.
Calif. •

PATTERSON. William Allan

President, United Air Lines Transport Cor-

Born: Honolulu (T.H.). Oct. 1, 1899; s. of
Mary ((Coulter) and William Allan Patterson.
Education: Grammar and Public High
Schools. San Francisco (Calif.).
Married: Vera A., d. of John Witt. June 20,
1924; ch.: Patricia Ann; William Allan. Jr.
Bus. Record: Connected with Wells Fargo
Bank & Trust Co., 1914-28; Asst. to Presi-
dent, Boeing Airplane Co. and Boeing Air
Transport, 1929-31; Vice-Pres. or Pres. of
Boeing Air Transport, Pacific Air Transport,
Nat. Air Transport, and Varney Air Lines.
1932-34; Asst. to Pres. of United Air Lines,
Inc.. 1932; elected Vice-Pres.. Feb. 1933; Di-
rector. April 1933; Pres. from April 1934 to
Dec. 1934 — , United Air Lines Transport Corp.

Directorships: Air Transport Assn. of Amer-

Memherships: Chicago Athletic Assn.; E.x-
moor Country Club (Highland Park, m.);
The Tavern Club; Union League Club of Chi-
cago; Chicago Commonwealth Club; Bohem-
ian Club (San Francisco).
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: (3olf, horseback riding.

Bus. Address: 5959 So. Cicero Ave., C:iucago.

Home Address: Pfingsten and Willow Rd.,
RFD, 1, Northbrook, 111.

PATTON, The Reverend James Lind-
say. A.B., B.D.

Rector, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Berk-

Born: Osaka (Japan). Dec. 13. 1900: s. of
Fanny Kean (Leake) and Rev. James Lindsay

Education: Washington and Lee U. ; U. of

Virginia; St. John's College.

Degrees: A.B.. 1925. B.D., 1930.

Married: Ruth Elizabeth, d. of Elizabeth Eth-

eridge (Coleman) and Leonard Koger, at Ala-

mogordo (New Mex.), May 25, 1926.

Prof. Record: Rector, St. Mark's CHiurch

(Mesa, Ariz.). 1925: Rector. St. Andrew's

(Nogales. Ariz.), 1930; Rector, St. John's

(San Bernardino, Calif.). 1932; Rector, St.

Mark's Episcopal Church (Berkeley, Calif.),


Directorships: Chairman, Dept. of Missions,
Diocese of Calif.; Trustee, St. Margaret's
House, Berkeley (Calif.).



Publications: Articles in: The Atlantic Month-
ly; The Churchman; The Witness, etc.
Memberships: Beta Theta Pi; Pi Alpha Theta.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Golf, chess.

Bus. Address: 2314 Bancroft Way, Berkeley,

Home Address: 2539 Channing Way, Berkeley,

PAUL, Elliot

Writer; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios.
Born: Maiden (Mass.). Feb. 13, 1891; s. of
Lucy Greenleaf (Douset) and Howard Henry

Education: High School (Maiden, Mass.) and
Univ. of Maine.

Married: Flora Thompson Brown, April 15,

Publications: Literary Ed., Chicago Tribune
(Paris edit.), 1925, 1926; Co-editor, Transi-
tion (intul. review), 1927-28; Lit. Ed., N.Y.
Herald (Paris edit.), 1930; Author: Indelible,
1922; Impromptu, 1923; Lava Rock, 1928;
Low Run Tide, The Amazon, 1929; The Gov-
ernor of Massachusetts, Imperturbe, 1930;
Life and Death of a Spanish Town, 1937;
Concert Pitch. 1938; Stars and Stripes For-
ever, 1939; All the Brave (with Luis Quin-
tanilla), 1939; The Mysterious Mickey Finn,
1939; Hugger-Mugger in the Louvre, 1940;
Mayhem in B-Flat; Fracas in the Foothills;
A Woman's Face (screen play, co-author with
Donald Ogden Stewart) ; The Death of Lord
Haw Haw (under pseudonym Brett Rutledge).
War Record: Sergt., 317th Field Signal Batl.,
A.E.F. World War I and Secy., Mass. Sol-
diers' and Sailors' Comn., 1919-21.
Memberships: Alpha Tau Omega.
Religion: Agnostic.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Bridge, tennis, music.
Bus. Address: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios,
Culver City, Calif.

Home Address: 3832 Dunn Dr., Culver City,

PAUL. Louis


Born: New York City; s. of Anna (Baker)
and Gustave J. Paul.
Education: Schools in New York City.
Married: Mary, d. of J. P. Engargiola, in
New York City, Dec. 20, 1924.
Prof. Record: Awarded 1st prize, O. Henry
Memorial Prize Volume, 1935, for first pub-
lished story entitled, No More Trouble for
Jedioick. First novel, entitled The Pumpkin
Coach, was selected by Literary Guild of
America. Scenarist for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Studios (Culver City, Calif.), 1936. Short-
stories have appeared in numerous antholo-
gies of best short stories including W. Somer-
set Maugham's Anthology of World's Great
Fiction. Articles and stories published in:
Colliers; Woman's Hom,e Co7npanion; Ameri-
can Mercury; Esquire; Coronet; Forum, etc.
Author of many novels, including: The Pump-
kin Coach, 1935; A Horse in Arizona, 1936;
Emma. 1937; The Wrong World, 1939; A Pas-
sion for Privacy, 1940; new novel (as yet un-
titled), to be pub. in 1941.
Army Service: Sergeant, 4th Field Artillery,

U.S. Army, 1917-19; Sergeant 7th Infantry,


Bus. Address: 794 Los Robles Rd.. Palo Alto,

Calif.; Bus. Manager: William Lengel, 1860

Broadway, New York City. *

PAVAL, Philip Kran, F.A.D., F.A.R.U.

Craftsman, Designer, Lecturer.
Born: Nykobing (Falster, Denmark), Apr. 20,
1899 (naturalized in U.S. 1933) ; s. of Mar-
grethe (Kranker) and Christian Philip Peter-

Education: Borger Sch.; Technic Sch. of Art
and Design (Nykobing Falster).
Married: Maybelle (Zubler-Gunther).
Prof. Record: Pupil Simon Schultz; 5 yrs. ap-
prenticeship with Gold and Silversmiths.
Work in public and private collections: re-
presented with Sample Series of a spOon in
permanent collection (Los Angeles Co. Mus.
of Hist., Sci., and Art); "Hollywood" Brass
Abstraction (in Mus., Andhras Research U.,
Vizianagaram, India); "Friendship" a ster-
ling silver statue (in collection of Crown
Prince Frederik of Denmark) ; Bronze Plaque,
"Spirit of the North" (in collection of Hon.
Herbert Hoover); "Good Will" sterling silver
statue (in collection of Crown Prince Olav
of Norway); Candelabras and Baptismal
Fount (Lutheran Church, Los Angeles) ;
"Muses" for motion picture Turn About (Hal
Roach Studios). "Luz de America," Silver
Statue in the Collection of Presidential Pal-
ace, Quito (Ecuador, S.A.).
Honorary Degrees and Decorations: Hon. Goc-
tor of Fine Arts, Western Univ. (Karputala,
Br. India), Hon. Fellow, Andhras Research
Univ. (Vizianagaram City, India); Mem. of
Honor and Grand Croix, Le Soutien Artisanal
(France); Croix de Commandeur, Inventeurs
et Savants (France); Palm d'Or, Philan-
thropique et Artistique (Vincennes, France) ;
Academic Cross of Honor, The Acad. Council
(Washington, D.C.); Medaille D'Or, Art et
Bienfaisance (France); Croix d'Honneur de
Commander de Merit (Belgium); Command-
eur, Gran Prix Humanitaire (Belgium); Com-
mandeur de la Couronne d'fipignes, Arts and
Sci. (France) ; Dignitaire, Order de la Cour-
onne de Charlemagne; Officer, Gothiska Gyl-
dene Gripen (Sweden) ; and Officer, Ordre
de Saint George (Belgium).
Prizes and Awards: First Award, Allied Art
Exhbn., Third Museums Award, 17 Annual
Exhbn. (County Mus., Los Angeles); Third
Jury Award (Hollywood Reviera Galleries),
1936: Medal, Aeronautic Art Exhbn. (L.A.
Co. Mus.) ; First Prizes: Arts and Craft, Calif.
State Fair (Sacramento), 1935-6-7-8-9-40 and
L.A. Co. Mus. (Exposition Park, Los An-
geles), 1935-37; Hon. Mention for Painting
(State Mus., E.xpn. Park, Los Angeles),
1940, and for Sculpture (L.A. Co. Mus.).
Memberships: Scandinavian Amer. Art Soc.
(Pres., 1941); Painters and Sculptors Club;
Amer. Scandinavian Foundation; Nordic Civic
League; Mem. of Honor, Amer. Internat.
Acad. (Washington, D.C.) and Pan Amer.
Scientific Inst. (Asuncion, Paraguay).
Religion: Protestant.
Recreations: Painting.

Bus. Address: 3836 Wilshire Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 2244 Stanley Hills Dr., Laurel
Canyon, Calif.

PAYNE, Eugene Lee

Sales Manager, The Orban Lumber Company.



Born: Los AnRclcs (Calif.); s. of Bessie Lee
(Huilson) and Thomas Jefferson Payne.
EdnciitiDn: Public schools (Pa.sadena, Calif.)
Mnrrivii: Madne, d. of John W. Walton, at
Salt Lake Cil.v (Utah); eh.: Eugene Lee, Jr.
Bus. h'trord: Entered employ of Wm. C.
Crowell Construction Co., 1925, resigned in
1H;55 to affiliate with The Orban Lumber Co.
(Pasadena, Calif.), at present time Sales
Manager of the firm; active in building
income properties. Pres., Pasadena Junior
Chamber of Commerce.

Memberships: Pasadena Athletic Club; Pres.,
Pasadena E.xchange Club.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf, swimming.

Bus. Address: 77 So. Pasadena Ave., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

Home Address: 575 No. Sunnyslope, Pasadena,
Calif., and 235 Opal, Balboa Island. Calif.

PAYNE, Harold

City Attorney of Needles, Calif.

Born: Pueblo (Colo.), April 3, 1892; s of

Jennie Amelia (Bindley) and Sherly Otis


Education: Baker Univ. (Baldwin City, Kan.)
Married: Blanche Ivah, d. of Ocelia (Heading)
and Samuel A. Wells, at Kinsley (Kan )
Nov. 25, 1920; ch. : Robert Wells.
Prof. Record: Teacher, Belpre High School
1915-17; served as Judge, Probate Court
(Edwards County, Kan.), 1917-27; admitted
to practice of law in Kan., Jan., 1922; Coun-
ty Atty. (Edwards County, Kan.), 1930-32;
practiced law (Kinsley, Kan.), Jan., 1922 to
Sept., 1935; admitted to practice law in Calif.,
April. 1936; engaged in practice at Needles
(Calif.), April, 1936—. Citv Attorney,
Needles, Oct. 1, 1937—; admitted to prac-
tice of law in Arizona, April, 1939.
Directorships: Secy., Needles, Chamber of
Commerce; Dir., Needles Rod, Boat and
Gun Club.

Memberships: Elks; Rotary.

Religion: Methodist.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: California Hotel Bldg., Needles

Ho7ne Address: 604 D St., Needles, Calif.

PAYNE. The Reverend Philip Francis.


Clergyman, Assistant Secretary, Board of
National Missions, Presbyterian Church, U.
S. A.

Born: Orient (Iowa), Jan. 23, 1892; s. of
Anna Clara (Spees) and William Barton

Education: Park College (Parkville, Mo.),
1915; San Francisco Theological Seminary,

Degrees: D.D., Albany College, 1934.
Married: Alice Holmes, d. of Richard I
Mould in Buffalo (N.Y.); ch.: John Barton
(b. Sept. 12, 1922).

Prof. Record: Pastor, Lincoln Park Presby-
terian Church, San Francisco (Calif.), 1919-
25; Board of National Missions, 1925-41.
Directorships: Secretary-Treas., Lake Tahoe
Conference Commission, Inc., Asst. Secy ,
Board of National Missions.

Publicationn: Gold Mountain (Frlcndnhlo
Press), 19.'M.

Army Record: YMCA Secy., In P'rance Italy
and Greece, 1917-1919.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 228 McAllister St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Address: 2451 Maxwell Ave., Oakland,

PAYNE, Theodore

Seed.sman, Nurseyman, Landscape Architect.
Born: Church Brampton (Northamptonshire,
England), June 19, 1872, s. of Priscilla (Bur-
gess) and John Wells Payne.
Education: Ackworth School (Quaker school)
(Yorkshire, England).

Married: Alice, d. of Amma (Dodd) and
James A. Noyes, at San Francisco (Calif.)
Dec. 26, 1907.

Prof. Record: Apprenticed for 3 years, 1888,
to J. Cheal & Sons, Lowfield Nurseries
(Crawley, Susse.x, England), to learn seed
and nursery business. Came to California,
June, 1893; had charge of gardens of Madame
Helena Modjeska (Polish actress), until Jan..
1896. Entered employ of Germain Seed &
Plant Co. (Los Angeles), April, 1896, became
Manager, 1902. Started own business of seeds,
nursery and landscaping, 1903 (specialized
in Calif, wild flowers, plants, eucalyptus) ;
formed partnership — Ralph D. Cornell and
Theodore Payne, Landscape Architects, June
1919 (dissolved partnership 5 yrs. later) ;
estab. native plant nursery on 10 acre site
(Los Angeles), 1922 (bnly one of its kind).
Horticultural Lecturer and Consultant.
Publications: Author and Publisher: Pam-
phlet, Eucalyptus Timber Culture (copy-
righted, 1912) ; booklets: California Wild Flow-
ers, Their Culture and Care (last edition copy-
righted, 1916) ; The Hybrid Watsonia (copv-
righted, 1929); California Native Plants,
Trees, Shrubs. Pere>i7iials (copyrighted, 1941) ;
many articles in papers and magazines on
wild flowers, native plants, eucalyptus and
other horticultural subjects.
Memberships: Life Member, So. Calif. Acad
of Sciences (Past Pres.); Charter Member,
Nature Club of So. Calif.; Councilor, Rancho
Santa Ana Botanic Garden.
Religion: Society of Friends.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Botany.

Bus. Address: 2969-2999 Los Feliz Blvd
Los Angeles, Calif.

Howe Address: 3742 Revere Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

PEABODY. Henry Greenwood, A.B.

Photographer, Lecturer.

Born: St. Louis (Mo.), April, 1855; s. of
Henrietta Greenwood (Piercy) and Rev.
Charles Peabody.

Education: Dartmouth College; Mass. Insti-
tute of Technology.

Degrees: A.B., Dartmouth College, 1876.
Married: Dora Crocker, d. of Mary A. and
John B. Phelps, at Evanston (lU.), Dec. 23
18S0; ch.; Mildred Dora.

Prof. Record: After leaving Mass. Inst, of
Tech. entered employ of Western Electric
Co., remaining with the firm for 8 vears-
later in charge of an electric light plant.
Maiden (Mass.). In 1886 became a pro-
fessional photographer and until 1900 located



in Boston (Mass.) engaging in marine, land-
scape and architectural photography; pub-
lished Representative American Yachts; of-
ficial photographer for Boston & Maine FI.R.;
traveled extensively in United States, Can-
ada Mexico and abroad, photographing noted
scenes and structures. On the lecture plat-
form for 15 years; for past 25 years pub-
lisher of lantern slides, film slides, manuals
and moving pictures for visual education.
Publications: Manuals for visual education
as well as talking films on historical, geo-
graphical, geological, ethnological subjects.
Memberships: Psi Upsilon Fraternity.
Religion: Unitarian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Photography.
Home Address: 800 Prospect Blvd., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

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