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in Calif, since 1867; Pres., State Inter-Frat-
nity Council, 1930-31.

Directorships: Chief Asst. Secy., Calif. Senate;
Pennington Publications; Monterey Termin-
als; Natl. Pres., Phi Chi Fraternity; Pres.,
13th Dist., Agrl. Assn.
Publications: The California Problem.
Navy Service: Ensign, U.S.N. Reserve.
Memberships: Past Grand Consul, Phi Chi
Fraternity; West Sutter Men's Club; Lions;
Alpha Chi.
Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Chmn., Sutter Co. Republican Cen-
tral Com.; Dir., Calif. Republican Assembly;
E.xec. Com. of Republican State Central Com.
Bits. Address: Pennington Publications, Mer-
idian, Calif.

Home Address: Meridian, Calif.; Sacramento,
Calif. •

PENTER. Morris A.

Publisher, Oakland Post Enquirer.
Born: Salt Lake City (Utah), May 11, 1894;
s. of Sarah (Shell) and Abraham Penter.
Education: Grade schools of Denver (Colo.).
Married: Sally, d. of Samuel Reinar, in
New York City, June 1, 1894; ch.: Bettyann,
Selma (Mrs. Jerry Lawrence).
Prof. Record: Sold papers on streets of Den-
ver, 1902-10; circulation dept., Denver Post:
Adv. Dept., Pueblo (Colo.) Chieftain, Salt
Lake Telegram: Bus. Mgr.. San Diego Union-
Tribune, 1928-36; joined W. R. Hearst, 1936,
as Asst. Publisher, ban Francisco Examiner,
then Asst. Publisher, Washington (D.C.) Her-
ald; Pub. Oakland Post Enn-nrer, 1939 — ;
Member. Colo. Legislature. 1920-22; Gen. As-
sembly from Pueblo County.
Army Service: Capt., 117th Cavalry; Colonel,
Nat. Guard.

Memberships: Elks No. 90; Master JT.^/^on.
Islam Shrine (San Francisco) ; Berk'^'ey Ciun-
try, Nat. Press. (Washington, D.C), Press
(San Francisco), and Athens (Oakland) Clubs.
Religion: Jewish.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Fishing and boating.
Bus. Address: 1751 Franklin, Oakland, Calif.
Home Address: 244 Lakeside Dr., Oakland,
Calif. *

PEPPER, Professor Stephen Coburn,

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

Professor of Philosophy and Aesthetics, and

Chairman of Art Department, University of

California, Berkeley.

Born: Newark (N.J.), Apr. 29, 1891; s. of

Frances (Coburn) and Charles Hovey Pepper

Education: Harvard Univ.



Dcgrevx: A.B., 191.'?, M.A,, IDl-l, Ph.D., 1>)1(!,
Harvard U.

Married: Ellen, d. of .Sherman Hoar, in Con-
cord (Ma.s.s.), Kob. I'J. liill: eh.: Sherman
Hoar (dec. in:?!). Ell/.ubclh (Dycr-Bennel)
and Frances Coburn.

Prof. Rernrd: Instr. at VVellesIey Coll., 1916-
17, U. of Calif., 1920-2.3; Asst. Prof., 1923-
27, A.ssoc. Prof. 1927-.30, Prof., since 1930, U.
of Calif.

Publirntions: Modern Color (Harvard Univ., 1924; Aesthrtir Quality (Scribner.s),
1938; Knowledge and Society (Appleton-Cen-
tury), collaborated with U. C. Phllos. Dept.
Memberships: Faculty Club.

Fus. Address: Univ. of California, Berkeley,

Ho77ie Address: 2718 Buena Vista Way, Ber-
keley, Calif.


Philanthropist; Head, George Pepperdine

Born: Mound Valley (Kan.1, June 20, 1886;
s. of Mary (Lain) and John Pepperdine.
Education: Pub. Schs., and Parsons Business
College (Parsons, Kan.).

Married: (1) Lena Rose (Baker) (dec. 1930)
in Kansas City (Mo.), 1907; ch.: Florence May
(Mrs. Crossley), Esther Louise (Mrs. Thur-
ston). (2) Helen Louise (Davis), in Los An-
geles (Calif.), 1936; ch.: Marilyn, George II,

Bus. Record: Founder of Western Auto Sup-
ply Co., 1909, and Pres. of Pacific Coast
Unit until retired, 1939; Founder, George
Pepperdine Coll., 1937.

Memberships: Chamber of Commerce; Adver-
tising, and Jonathan Clubs.
Religion: Church of Christ.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 3757 Wilshire Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 3320 West Adams Blvd., Los
Angeles, Calif. »

PERALTA, Maria Celia

Singer (Lyric Soprano).

Born: Phoenix (Ariz.); d. of Isabel (Otero)
and Gabriel Maria Peralta.
Education: Sacred Heart Acad. (Los Angeles),
Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles). Musical Edn:
At age of twelve under Prof. E. J. Elmer,
resumed under tutelage of Eduardo Lebegott
and later Achilles Alberti; coached in radio
singing, opera, Italian anthology, and Spanish
and Me.xican folk songs by Dr. Juan Aguilar.
Prof. Record: Comes of a family of musicians
(is related to the famous coloratura soprano,
Angela Peralta) ; early in life gave evidence
of talent, and at the age of three was singing
two part songs with older sisters; possesses
a lyric sprano voice of unusual warmth and
color; has been Soloist on the programs
of the Woman's Symphony Orchestra on a
number of occasions ; made concert tour of the
pirncipal cities of the west and middle west,
including Chicago; does radio broadcasting;
has been the Soprano Soloist of the Church
of the Sacred Heart (i^os Angeles) for sev-
eral yrs.

Home Address: 2316 Hancock St., Los An-
geles, Calif. •

PERCIVAL. Gertrude, A.B.
Commercial Designer.
Born: San Francisco (Calif.)
Education: Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley).
De.grp.PH: A.B.. Univ. of Calif., 1915.
Married: Laurence L. Broughton.
Prof. Record: Instr,, Univ. of Calif., 1915-18;
War Work (N.Y.), 1918; Buyer for Fifth Ave.
fashion estab. and fashionist, 1919-25; maker
of merchandise advertisements, hand-craft
studio in Rum.son (N.J.».
Address: Rumson, New Jersey. •

P£REZ. Luis (Louis)

Spanish Teacher, Writer.

Bom: San Luis Potosi (Mex.), Aug. 25, 1904;
s. of Maria P. (Beltr^n) and Ram6n P6rez.
Education: Schs. of Los Angeles (Calif.), and
Mex.; Los Angeles City Coll., 1933.
Married: Amelia L., d. of Richard A. Moore,
in Nacogdoches (Tex.), Nov. 28, 1901; ch.:
(step-daughter) Mrs. C. K. Phillips (married
to Lieut. Phillips, U.S.N.).
Prof. Record: Eight years of private Spanish
teaching; also Writer, Musician, and Trans-
lator; Instr. in Italian.

Publications: Rebel El Coyote (Harper and
Davies, Los Angeles), 1941.
Religion: Lutheran (Member of the church
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Music, reading, and flower culti-

Home Address: 1125 No. New Hampshire, Los
Angeles, Calif. *

PERIGORD, Professor Paul

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

Professor of French Civilization, University of
California, Los Angeles.

Born: Toulouse (France), Oct. 25, 1882; s.
of Marie (Isalier) and Jean Perigord.
Education: Univ. of Toulouse; Univ. of Paris
(France); Univ. of Chicago; Columbia, Har-
vard; Univ. of Minn.

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Toulouse, 1902; Ph.B.,
Univ. of Paris, 1902; M.A., Univ. of Chicago,
1912, Columbia, 1917; Ph.D., Univ. of Minn.,

Married: Emily, d. of Evangeline (Ackley)
and Dr. James Harvey McBride, in Pasadena
(Calif.), Feb. 22, 1920; ch. : Lorraine Mc-
Bride, James McBride.

Prof. Record: Came to U.S., 1902; Prof, of
Ethics, St. Paul (Minn.) Seminary, 1907-14;
Prof., European Hist., Calif. Inst, of Tech.
(Pasadena), 1919-24; Prof., French Civiliza-
tion, since 1924; Acting Dean, Coll. of Let-
ters and Science, Univ. of Calif. (Los An-
geles), 1931-32; Amer. Rep., Com. of Intell-
ectual Cooperation, League of Nations (Gen-
eva), 1924; Member, Advisory Bd., Internat.
Labor Office (Washington).
Directorships: Pres., Pasadena Community
Guild, 1920-24; Pres., Pasadena Community
Playhouse, 1920-24.

Publications: The International Labor Organ-
ization, 1926; Assoc. Edit.. California South-
land, 1920-23; Great American Personalities
(12 biographies) appearing 1931-39.
Army Record: Capt., Inf., French Army, 1915;



Mil. Instr.. New England Div. (Camp Devens.
Mass.), 1917: Member. French High Command
(Washington. D.C.), 1918-19.
Au-ards: Cross of War. 1915: Chevalier Le-
gion d'Honneur, 1918: Officier d'Academie
(French) ; Officier, Legion d'Honneur, 19.37.
Memherships: Advisory Bd., Nat. Acad, of
Amer. Lit.: University de la M^diterrane
(Nice): Member, A.A.A.S. ; Amer. Philol.
Assn.: Amer. Assn Univ Profs.: Soc. Compar-
ative Legislation (Paris) : Alliance Francaise
of Pasadena (Hon. Pres.): Salon Francais of
Hollywood (Hon. Pres.): Scabbard and Blade,
Phi Beta Kappa. Phi Delta Phi. Sigma Delta
Pi. Theta Xi: Pres.. "France Forever" for
Southern Calif.

Religion: Christian (with Episcopalian prefer-
ence) .

Recreations: Travel.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 1761 Harvard Blvd., Holly-
wood, Calif.

PERKINS. Charles Elliott. A.B.

Trustee, Writer.

Born: Burlington (Iowa), Feb. 21, 1881; s. of
Edith (Forbes) and Charles Elliott Perkins.
Education: Milton Acad. (Mass.); Harvard.
Degrees: A.B., Harvard, 1904.
Married; Isabel McGunnegle Sheridan, d. of
Colonel George K. McGunnegle, in Palo Alto
(Calif.), Sept. 26, 1925; ch. : Charles Elliott,
Jr., Kennedy McGunnegle.
Prof. Record: Dir., C.B.&Q.R.R. Co., 1914,
Pres., July 18. 1918. Vice-Pres. to 1921 (re-
sgd., 1928); Dir., Northern Pacific Co., 1918-
1928; Pres., Lincoln Land Co.: Co-receiver
with W. Cameron Forbes of Uruguay Ry. Co.
and Brazil Land, Cattle & Packing Co., 1914-
21: Pres., Internat. Products Co., 1917-18;
elected Dir., So. Pac. Co., 1928; Mem., Exec.
Com., 1939.

Directorships: So. Pac. Co.; Lincoln Land
Co.; Fremont Cover Co.; Boston Cattle Co.;
Alisal Corp.

Publications: The Pinto Horse, 1927; The
Phantom Bull, 1932.

Memberships: Chicago Club (Chicago); The
Brook (New York); Somerset Club (Boston);
Mason (K.T.).
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Riding .

Bus. Address: La Arcade Bldg., Santa Bar-
bara, Calif.

Hom,e Address: 2327 Santa Barbara St.. Santa
Barbara, and cA> Alisal Ranch, Solvang,

PERRET, Ferdinand

Founder and Director, Ferdinand Perret Re-
search Library of the Arts and Affiliated

Born: Illzach (France), Nov. 1, 1888; s.
of Henriette (de Colmar) and Jules Perret.
Education: Schools in France, Germany, and
the United States.

Married: Gertrude Rose, d. of Rose M. Gaupel
of St. Louis, in Los Angeles (Calif.), Mar. 22,
Prof. Record: The Ferdinand Perret Research

Library of the Arts and Affiliated Sciences
was organized in Calif, in the year of 1906,
to acquire, consolidate, classify, and preserve
knowledge of the arts and their affiliated
sciences from the beginning of mankind ; the
Library conducts research and considers all
inquiries submitted with evidence that in-
formation could not be obtained from public
institutions designed for the purpose.

Directorships: Dir., i'he Ferdinand Perret Re-
search Library of the Arts and Affiliated
Sciences (Los Angeles, Calif.).

Publications: Projector and Editor-in-Chief of
California Artists and Art in Calif, (an illus-
trated series of fifteen vols, now in process).
Author of numerous articles and studies on

Army Record: World War I and served in
the United States and overseas with the 7th
Machine Gun Battalion: Provost Sergeant,
Fortress Ehrenbreitstein. with the Amer. For-
ces in Germany; 28th Infantry, First Division.
Awards: Bronze Medal, City of Metz (France).

Memberships: Amer. Fed. of Arts (Washing-
ton, D.C.); Calif. Art Club; Los Angeles
Museum Patron Assn.; Los Angeles Painters
and Sculptors Club (honorary).

Recreations: Horses and dogs.

Bus. Address: 2225 W. Washington Blvd.,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 524 Tigertail Rd., Brentwood
Heights, West Los Angeles, Calif. •

PERRY. Professor Adelaide Trow-
bridge. Mus.B.

Professor of Piano and Piano Pedagogy, Uni-
versity of Southern California.
Born: Jackson (Mich.), 1883: d. of Mary
Lydia (Chase) and Harvey Hadley Trow-

Education: Univ. of So. Calif.
Degrees: Mus.B., Univ. of So. Calif., 1905.
Married: Arthur M., s. of Samuel Marshall
Perry in Los Angeles (Calif.), Mar. 12, 1924;
ch.: Virginia, Mary Louise, Sam Perry.
Prof. Record: Prof, of Piano and Piano Ped-
agogy at Univ. of So. Calif., 1905— : private
study with Profs., Skeele, Calvin Cady, Wm.
H. Sherwood, Dalhousie Young, E. Robert
Schmitz; Organizer and Dir. of Anaheim
Branch, Coll. of Mu.sic, Univ. of So. Calif.,
1914-19: Organized, Methods Dept., Coll. of
Music, Univ. of So. Calif., 1915: a national
authority on piano teaching material; West-
ern States Examiner, Natl. Guild of Piano
Teachers, 1937—.

Publications: Compiled and published the ref-
erence book. Compendium of Piano Material,
1929, revised and augmented 2nd edition, com-
pleted and published. 1939: Compiled for
Natl. Guild of Piano Teachers a graded list
of piano compositions by representative Amer.
CompVjsers, 1938; musical compositions pub-
lished by Summy and Schirmer.
Memberships: Alpha Chi Omega, Pi Kappa
Lambda, Phi Beta.
Religion: Christian Science.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Gardening, motoring.
Bus. Address: Univ. of Southern California,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 5012 Vincent Ave., Los Ange-
les, Calif. *



PERRY, Irvin David, A.B., M.A.


Rom: Wilton (Saratoga Co., Now York), Jan.
8. 1870; s. of Lydia Ann (Dunbar) and Gard-
ner Perry.

Education: Univ. of So. Calif.; Loland Stan-
ford Univ. ; Syracuse Univ.

Degrees: A.B., 1903, M.A., 1<)()I, Leland Stan-
ford Univ.

Married: Kmma Caroline, d. of Major Ben-
jamin B. Harris, in San Bernardino (Calif.),
Aug. 120, 1001; ch.: Douglass Brill.
Prof. Record: Taught in Calif. State Normal
Sch. (Chieo, Calif.), Syracuse Univ.; Mem.,
Faculty of Los Angeles High School, 35
yrs.. Head of the Dept. of English, 27 yrs.;
on Faculty Advisory Com., So. Calif. Debat-
ing League, 34 yrs.

Publications: Poems appearing in the Los An-
geles Teacher's Journal, The Sierra Educa-
tional News, The Los Angeles Times Maga-
zine, Univ. of So. Calif., Poems, and various
other periodicals.

Memberships: Poetry Soc. of So. Calif. (Pres.,
two yrs.).

Religion: Protestant (Methodist).

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Gardening, hiking.

Home Address: 6232 Glen Airy, Los Angeles,

PERRY, Maude Blaisdell Belden

Genealogical Research.

Born: Onawa (Iowa), Dec. 3, 1880; d. of Rose

DeEtte (Barber) and Lucius Amidon Belden,


Education: Monona Co. (Iowa) Institutions;
grad. of Castana Normal Sch. (Iowa), 1898.
Married: William Sobie, s. of Avery A. Perry,
in Onawa (lowai, July 7, 1900; ch.: Jerome
Amidon, Nina (Perry) Haman, and Jeanette.
Prof. Record: Has done exhaustive research
in the hist, and genealogical field in the inter-
est of the Belden-Belding Family Genealogy
for the past twenty years, culminating in a
work about ready for publication, Genealogy
of the Descendants of Richard Bayldon of
Wethersfield, Connecticut, 16^1.

Directorships: Vice-Pres., Calif. Genealogical

Memberships: Daughters of the Amer. Revo-
lution (Sacramento Chapter); Calif. Soc. of
Mayflower Descendants; many other patri-
otic societies.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.
Home Address: 120 Grove St., Roseville, Calif.*

PETERS, Aimee Marguerite. B.L.E.

Head Cataloger, Palo Alto Public Library.
Born: Elmira (New York), d. of Caroline
Martha (Boak) and William Henry Peters.
Education: Elmira Coll.; Syracuse Univ.
Degrees: B.L.E., Syracuse Univ., 1913.
Prof. Record: Has been Cataloger in Johns
Hopkins Univ. Libr., Baltimore (Md.), Syra-
cuse Univ. Libr., and the Smithsonian Instn. ;
Head Cataloger in the Air Service Libr.
(Washington, D.C.), Tulsa (Okla.) Public
Libr., New York State Coll. of Agric. (Cornell
Univ.), Kern Co. Libr. (Bakersfield, Calif.),
and at present with the Palo Alto (Calif.)
Public Libr.

Puhlicatinna: Co-F:dltor, Bret /Iiirte'H Rtoriet
of the Old Went (Houghton Mifflin Co.), IMO.
McmberHhips: Amer. A.ssn. of Univ. Women;
Bus. and i'rof. Women Club; Amer. Libr.
Assn., Calif. Libr. A.ssn.; No. Calif. Regional
Group of Catalogers
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Violin, reading, theater, and

Bus. Address: Palo Alto Public Library, Palo
Alto, Calif.

Home Address: 261 Rinconada Ave , Palo
Alto, Calif.

PETERS, Donovan O.. A.B., J.D.

Lawyer, Partner, Sherman & I^eters.
Born: Emporia (Kan.), 1891; s. of Harriett
G. (Strunk) and E. R. Peters.
Education: Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., 1915, and J.D., 1917, Univ. of

Married: Lois, d. of Douglas A. Fiske, in

Minneapolis (Minn.); ch.: two.

Prof. Record: After service in World War I,

became Head of Internal Legal Dept. of Natl!

City Bank (New York City) ; resumed law

practice in San Francisco (Calif.), 1923,

formed partnership with Roger Sherman, then

the Counsel for The Amer. Bank; General

practice of law in firm of Sherman and Peters

for the last si.xteen yrs.

Directorships: Dusevoir Aviation Motors, Inc.;

Sterling Edwards Motor Co. ; Court & Carlton

Hotels, Inc. ; U.S. Powder Co.

Army Service: Served two yrs. in A E F in

World War I as 2nd Lieut., commissioned


Memberships: Amer. Bar Assn., San Fran-
cisco Bar Assn.; Claremont Country Club
(Berkeley); Delta Chi.
Religion: Christian.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Sherman and Peters, 2100 Mills
Tower, San Francisco, Calif.

Home Address: 2811 Claremont Blvd , Berke-
ley, Calif.

PETERS, Raymond Elmer, A.B., J.D.
Presiding Justice, Dist. Court of Appeal.
Born: Oakland (Calif.), Apr. 17, 1903; s. of
Mabel Caroline (Whitaker) and Frank J.

Education: Oakland Public Schs. ; Univ of

Degrees: A.B., 1925, J.D., 1927, Univ. of

Married: Marion, d. of E. C. Estabrook of
Los Altos (Calif.), in Los Gatos, July 23
1928; ch.: Janet Estabrook (b. 1933), and
Douglas Kirk (b. 1938).

Prof. Record: Associated with Garret W. Mc-
Enerney (San Francisco), 1927-29; In legal
partnership with Louis R. Deadrich of Oak-
land, 1930-31; appointed Chief Law Secy.,
Calif. Supreme Court, 1931-39; Presiding Jus-
tice of Dist. Ct. of Appeal since 1939. Besides
law practice, was Instr. in Law, St. Mary's
Law Sch., 1927-28: Part Owner and Instr.,
Oakland Coll. of Law, 1929-39.

Publications: Article Ed., California Law Re-
view, 1926-27.



Memberships: Delta Theta Phi (legal frat.);
Order of the Coif.
Religion: Catholic.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Badminton.

Bus. Address: District Court of Appeal, State
Bldg., San Francisco, Calif.
Home Address: 1071 Clarendon Crescent, Oak-
land, Calif.

PETERSEN, Lieutenant Commander
Carl Edward, U.S.N.R., F.A.G.S.

Naval Architect, Marine Engineer, Asst. Mgf.,
Construction and Repair Dept, Matson Navi-
gation Co.

Born: Brooklyn (N.Y.), Jan. 21, 1897; s. of
Magdalene (Hoy) and Christian Edward
Thinggaard Petersen.

Education: Pratt Inst.; Tri-State Coll. of
Engrg.; Brooklyn Polytechnic Inst.; grad.,
U.S. Navy Steam Engrg. Sch., Stevens Inst,
of Tech., 1918.

Married: (2) Ann Suber, Oct. 28, 1937; ch.:
Carl Thinggaard (by first marriage) and

Prof. Record: With Morse Dry Dock & Repair
Co., 1910-18, successively as Marine Machin-
ist, Draftsman, Estimator, and Outside Supt.;
Engr. Officer, Transport Duty, U.S. Navy,
1918; Supt. Engr., U.S Army Transport Serv-
ice during period of conversion of merchant
vessels to troop ships, 1919; Estimator in
charge cost of ship repairs at Port of New
York, U.S. Shipping Bd., 1919-20; Naval
Architect, U.S. Mail Steamship Co., 1920;
Naval Arch., U.S. Lines, in charge, recondi-
tioning the George Washington, America, Pres.
Harding, Pres. Roosevelt, etc., 1921-27; (had
charge of the gen. design of steamships, Pres.
Hoover and Pres. Coolidge) ; is now Asst.
Mgr., Construction and Repair Dept., Matson
Navigation Co. ; is a licensed professional
Engr., State of N.Y., also Chief Engr., ocean
steam vessels, unlimited tonnage.
Navy Service: Lieut. Commdr., U.S. Naval

Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Geog. Soc;
Mem., Amer. Soc. Mech. Engr.; Amer. Soc.
Naval Engrs.; Soc. Naval Architects and
Marine Engrs. (Life Mem., Mem. Council);
Amer. Bur. of Shipping (Tech. Com. of
Engrg.) ; Instn. of Naval Architects of London
(Life) ; Inst, of Marine Engrs., London (Vice-
Pres. and Life Mem.); James River Country
Club; Mason.

Bus. Address: Matson Navigation Co., 215
Market St., San Francisco, Calif.
Home Address: 2825 Pierce St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

PETERSON. Basil Hyrum,

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

University Administrator, Asst. to the Dean

and Lecturer in Education, .Univ. of Calif.,

Coll. of Agriculture.

Born: Huntsville (Utah), Aug. 6, 1907; s. of

Mary E. (Schade) and Lars H. Peterson.

Education: Berkeley High School; Univ. of

Calif. (Berkeley).

Degrees: A.B., 1928, M.A., 1935, Ph.D. (in

Ednl. Administration), 1936, Univ. of Calif.

Married: Winifred Mary, d. of Mary P. (Con-

ro) and Edmont T. Dooley, in San Jose

(Calif.*, May 4, 1929; ch.: Richard Basil, and

David Carl.

Prof. Record: Teacher of Math., Chem.. and
Physics in Kern Co. Union High School and
Jr. Coll. (Bakersfieldi, also Head of Basket-
ball and Asst. Football Coach in the Jr. Coll.,
1929-34; Teacher of Math, and Head Basket-
ball Coach, Piedmont High Sch., 1934-38;
Prin., Mt. Shasta High Sch., 1938-39; Asst.
to the Dean, Coll. of Agr., Univ. of Calif.
(Davis), 1939 — . During summers 1931, 1932,
and 1937, served as Supr. of Vacation Camps,
City of Berkeley; summers 1933, 1934, and
19.39, Mgr., Berkeley Tuolomne Camp (Grove-
land), (all Calif.).

Publications: Has written scientific and edu-
cational articles for such journals as: Sierra
Educational News, The American School Board
Journal, The School Executive, etc.
Memberships: Big "C" Soc; Theta Chi, Phi
Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa, Sigma Xi,
Phi Phi.

Religion: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter
Day Saints.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Swimming, camping, and ping-

Bus. Address: Coll. of Agr., Davis, Calif.
Home Address: 237 Rice Lane, Davis, Calif.

PETERSON. Walter Conrad, B.S.

City Clerk, City of Los Angeles.
Born: Wheaton (Minn.), Dec. 6, 1897; s. of
Hannah (Anderson) and Frank Peterson.
Education: Southwestern Univ. (Los Angeles) ;
Univ. of So. Calif, (received Cert, of Acctg.,
1924, Cert, of Pub. Adminstrn., Cert, of Pub.
Finance, June, 1939).
Degrees: B.S., Southwestern Univ., 1939.
Married: Gladys, d. of L. O. Trowbridge, in
Los Angeles, June 10, 1922; ch.: Betty Marie,
Walter Conrad, Jr., Laurence Neal.
Prof. Record: Employed by the Citizens Natl.
Bank, 1922; Chief Asst. in the Los Angeles
Public Libr., two yrs.; Controller's Office,
four yrs. ; Bur. of Budget and Efficiency,
eleven yrs. ; City Clerk since apptmt. on May
21, 1940 (all positions held with the City of
Los Angeles under Civil Service).
Publications: Various papers prepared for
Inst, of Govt., Univ. of So. Calif., for West-
ern City Magazine, American City Magazine,
and Municipal Finance Associations Magazine,
all dealing with financial administ. of muni-

Navy Service: Enlisted in U.S. Marines for
the duration World War I, served with the
Second Div., 43rd Co., Amer. Exped. Forces.
Decorations: Unit Citation, E.xpert Rifleman.
Memberships: Speaker's Club (Los Angeles);

Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hunting, fishing, and golf.
Bus. Address: City Hall, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 4542 Maycrest Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif. *

(Prof, name: Edna Gunnar Peterson)

Born: Chicago (111.), d. of Mathilda Sophia
(Boberg) and Frank Peterson.
Education: Chicago Musical Coll.; four and
one-half yrs. in Europe.

Married: (1) James Thompson (deceased) of
Lacrosse, Wis.; (2) Bjorn Foss, in Los Ange-
les, June 14, 1924.



Mustcid Record: Sluillcd with Rudolph (Jatiz
at the Chicago Musical Coll., won Diamond
Medal ; at V.\ yrs. oT ajje. vvotit abroad with
Ganz to complolc study In Berlin; studied
harmony, composition and analysis with Mr.
Mrs. Kdj.;ar Stillman Kelly (Berlin); composi-
tion with Adolf WcidiK (ChlcaRO), Carolyn
Alchln, Arthur FarwcU, and August Spaiiulh
(Berlint; made debut in Berlin at seventeen
with Berlin Philharmonic Orch.; made Amer.
debut with Chicago Symphony under Freder-
ick Stock (Conductor) : Soloist with Minne-
apolis, St. Paul, St. Louis, and twice Soloist
with Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, and
twice at the Hollywood Bowl; was Head of
Music Dept,. Hollywood Sch. for Girls.
Directorships: Pres., Dominant Club.
Memberships: Mu Phi Epsilon (Natl. Musical

Religioji: Protestant.
Politics: Republican (usually).
Home Address: 229 So. Harvard Blvd., Los
Angeles, Calif.

PETTYGROVE, George Clifford

Vice-President, Amer. Trust Co.
Born: Pleasanton (Calif.), June 6, 1891; s. of
Mary Jessie (Hutton) and George L. Petty-

Education: Schs. of Berkeley (Calif.).
Married: Mary Juanita, d. of W. W. Harrod,
in Berkeley, Jan. 24, 1914; ch.: Mary Jeanette

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