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Born: Davis (Yolo County, Calif.), Sept. 11,
189?; s. of Susan (Gilmore) and George
Washington Pierce.

Education: Davis Grammar School; Wood-
land High School; Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: A.B., 1919, J.D., 1921, Univ. of

Married: Katherine, d. of Benjamin Edgar
Bradley, at Fallen Leaf, Lake Tahoe (Calif.),
Sept. 2, 1926; ch. : Susan Louise.
Prof. Record: Private practice of law, San
Francisco (Calif.), 1921-23; Asst. Inheritance
Tax Attorney, Office of Calif. State Con-
troller, 1925; Deputy Calif. Attorney Gen-
eral, 1926; Secretary, Calif. State Board of
Equalization, 1926 — .

Publications: Revenue Laws of California,



Navy Rfcord: Naval Unit, R.O.T.C, Univ. of

Calif., 1918.

Memberships: Sigma Pi, Phi Alpha Delta;

Washington Lodge No. 20, F.&A.M.; Suiter,

Jonathan, and Sierra Clubs.

Religion: Episcopal.

Politics: Republican.

Recreatioyts: Mountain climbing.

Bits. Address: 1020 N. St., Sacramento, Calif.

Home Address: 1108 - 47th St., Sacramento,


PIERCE. Frederic R.. A.B.

Lawyer, Firm of Downey, Brand and Seymour.
Born: Sacramento (Calif.), Oct. 22, 1899; s.
of Emma (Crackbon) and Frederick H. Pierce.
Education: Sacramento Public Schools; Stan-
ford Univ.; Univ. of Washington.
Degrees: A.B., Stanford, 1921.
Married: Marie, d. of George McDowell, in
Portland (Ore.), Oct. 3, 1923; ch.: Patricia.
Prof Record: Admitted to practice of law
in 1923; Asst. Atty., State Reclamation Bd.,
1923-27; private practice, 1928—; Member,
firm of Downey, Brand and Seymour; Instr.,
McGeorge Coll." of Law, 1932 — .
Annti Record: Corporal, U.S. Marines, during
World War I, Jan., 1918-19.
Memberships: Phi Gamma Delta.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Capital National Bank Bldg.,
Sacramento, Calif.

Ho7ne Address: 4323 G St., Sacramento,
Calif. *

PIERCE, Jr.. John Franklin. A.B., M.A.

Principal, Kingsburg Joint Union High School.
Born- Marble Hill (Mo.), June 22, 1892; s. of
Sarah Marada (Chostner) and John Franklm
Pierce, Sr.

Education: Elementary-Rural, Secy. Ed., Will
Mayfield College (Marble Hill, Mo.); Univ.
of Wales (Aberbstwith, Wales), G.B.; Col-
orado State Teachers College (Greeley) ; Univ.
of So. Calif.

Degrees: A.B., 1925, M.A., 1927, Colorado
State Teachers College.

Married: Elizabeth Lucille, d. of Mary Jane
Olive in St. Louis (Mo.), Aug. 25, 1921.
Prof Record: Prin., Delta (Colo.) High
Sch., 1925-31; Principal, Kingsburg Joint
Union High School, 1933—.
Army Record: U.S. Army, Sept. 4, 1917 to
Aug 1, 1919; served in France 13 months;
rank at time of discharge. Battalion Sargeant
Major, 2nd Battalion, 342 Field Artillery,
89th Division.

Memberships: Masonic Lodge, Eastern Star;
Kappa Delta Pi. Phi Delta Kappa.
Religion: Baptist.
Recreations: Golf and fishing.
Bus. Address: 1900 - 18th Ave., Kingsburg,

Ho7ne Address: 1525 - 20th Ave., Kingsburg,

PIERCE, Lyman Love. B.S. (deceased)

Financial Executive.

Born: Stockton (New York), May 14, 1868; s.

of Salina (Todd) and Christopher C. Pierce.

Education: Univ. of Minnesota; Chamberlain
Inst. (New York).
Degrees: B.S., U. of Minn., 1892.
Married: Blanche Alameda, d. of JosephAvery
Wright, at Minneapolis (Minn.), 1895; ch.:
Martha Foster, Virginia Pierce Macpherson.
Prof. Record: Began professional career in
YMCA (Denver, Colo.), 1892, Membership
Secy. (Omaha, Neb.), 1893-94, General Secy.
(Cedar Rapids, Iowa), 1895-96, Trentbn
(N.J.), 1896-1900, Washington, D.C., 1900-05;
National Secy., Australia and New Zealand,
1906-07; General Secy. (Pittsburgh, Pa.),
1907-15, San Francisco (Calif.), 1915-18. From
1918 to 1940, member of firms engaged in
financial campaigns; Pres., Pierce and Hen-
drick. Inc., Financial Organization, 1928 un-
til death in 1940. Former memberships in-
cluded the following: Delta Tau Delta;
Founder-Member, Patriots of America; Sons
of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars;
Calif. Commandery, Knights Templar No. 1.
Was a collector of rare books, possessing a
library of 4000 books, including many valua-
ble volumes.

Publications: Author: How To Raise Money
(pub. Harper's), 1932.

Arrny Service: Member, National War Work
Council, YMCA; Asso. Dir., United War Work
Campaigns; Asso. Dir., Food Conservation
under Herbert Hoover; Dir., two .$100,000,000
Red Cross campaigns.

Awards: Gold Medal "for distinguished serv-
ice to youth" by YMCA of Calif.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Democrat.

Home Address: 1236 Bellevue Ave., Burlin-
game, Calif. *

PIERCE, Mark Alfred

Mortuary Executive; Pres. and Gen. Mgr.,
Pierce Bros.

Born: Oakland (Calif.), Mar. 6, 1896; s. of
Alice (Parmenter) and Fred E. Pierce.
Education: Elem. Schs. of Los Angeles (Calif.)
Married: Elvera F., d. of Ole Nordquist, in
Los Angeles (Calif.), Aug. 9, 1919.
Bus Record: Automobile salesman, 1916-23;
Mortician, 1923-28; Vice-Pres. and Gen. Mgr.,
1929-1940, and Pres. and Gen. Mgr., Pierce
Bros., since 1940.

Directorships: Vice-Pres., Imperial Mutual
Life Insurance Co.; Mem., Bd. of Dirs.,
Chapman College; Mem., Motion Picture
Panel, Amer. Arbitration Assn.
Army Service: Enlisted May, 1917; discharged
as Sergeant, First Class, 38th Hosp. Train,
Med. Corps, U.S. Army, A.E.F., July, 1919.
Memberships: National Selected Morticians;
Amer. Legion (Commdr. No. 577), Sons of
Union Veterans: U.S. Power Squadron; F.&A.
Masons (Past Master), Al Malaikah Temple,
A O.N. M.S.; Native Sons of Golden West,
BPO Elks; Loyal Order of Moose (Past
Dictator); Calif. iTacht, Rotary, Wilshire
Country, Athletic (Los Angeles), and Yacht
(Long Beach) Clubs.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Progressive Republican.
Recreations: Power Cruiser "Anne C"; golf,

Bits. Address: 720 W. Washington Blvd., Los
Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1705 Wellington Rd., Los An-
geles, Calif.



PIERRE, Dorathi Bock

Editor: Authority on Danci-.

Born: ChlruRO (III.); d. of Martha U. (Melh-

ven) and Richard W. Bock.

Educatin>u Public schools (ChiraRO, 111.); pri-
vate tutors; Univ. of Oregon.

Married: Jacque J. (theatrical manaRer and
producer), s. of F. M. Pierre, at Pittsburgh

Prof. Record: Former soloist dancer in musi-
cal comedy, concert. Soloist for 2 years with
Michel Fokine Ballet: former actress, leading
roles in musical comedy and dramatic pro-
ductions in United States and Canada. West-
Tn Representative, Critic and Contributor to
American Dancer Maejazine, 1935 — . Ballet
notes and Commentator for Hollywood Bowl
Programs (Calif.), 19,3(? — . Editor-Founder,
Educational Dance magazine, 1938 — . Chmn.,
Citizens Committee of Dance Arts (Los Ange-
les, Calif.. Public Library), 1938 — . Lecturer
on history and evolution of the dance and
related subjects.

Metnberships: Honorary Member. Pi Epsilon
Delta (Nat. honorary dramatic frat.), Mask
and Buskin Chapter.

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Non-partisan.

Recreations: Reading, theatre.

Home Address: 8148 Manni.x Dr., Hollywood,

Education: Mans. Inst, of Technology; U.S.
Military Academy ( Point).
Degrees: B.S., U.S. Military Acad., IfXX).
Married: Bertha Eldredge, d. of Sidney Ma.son
Smith, at San Francisco (Calif.). June 22
1909; ch.: George H., Mrs. William Bull Prln-
gle, Jr., Dr. Philip L., Thomas S.

Prof. Record: Served in all grades from .Sec-
ond Lieut, to Brig. General, Corps of Engi-
neers. U.S. Army: Engr., Ala.ska Road Com-
mission. 1905-08; Asso. Prof, of Mathematics.
U.S. Military Acad. (West Polnti, lf)08-12;
District Engr. (New London. Conn.), 1912-16.
Los Angeles (Calif.), 1916-17, Philadelphia
(Pa.), 1927-,30: in office Chief of Engineers.
1919-23; Member, Joint Bd. of Engrs., St.
Lawrence Waterway, 1924-27; Asst. Chief of
Engineers, U.S. Army, 19,30 to 19,38; retired.
Dec. 31, 1937.

Armjj Service: All grades, 2nd Lieut, to Brig.
General, Corps of Engrs.; in Philippine Insur-
rection, 1901-03; served in World War I.
1917-18: Commander, 115 Engineers Regi-
ment, 102 Engrs. Regt., Corps Engineer, II
Corps; Deputy Chief Engr., A.E.F.
Awards: Distinguished Service Med. (D.S.M.).
Memberships : Bohemian (San Francisco), Rit-
tenhouse (Philadelphia), and Armv and Navy
(Washington, D.C.) Clubs.
Religion: Protestant. Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.
Home Address: Ross. Calif.

PIKE, Leslie Everett, D.V.M.


Born: Austin 'Minnesota), Dec. 8. 1886; s. of
Jennie (DeRemer) and Frank H. Pike.
Education: McKillips Veterinary College.
Degrees: D.V.M., McKillips Veterinary Coll.
Married: Ada J., d. of Burt Hart in Austin
(Minnesota), Nov. 28, 1912; ch.: Roxie Ada
Magness, lona J., Burton F.

Prof. Record: Licensed to practice Veterinary
Medicine in Iowa, Minnesota and Calif. ; en-
gaged in drug business (Lyle. Minnesota),
four years: Deputy Live Stock Inspector, Los
Angeles Co., in Charge Tuberculosis Control
in Dairy Cattle, twelve years: small animal
hospital (Long Beach. Calif.), five years.
Directorships: Secy.. Calif. Bd. of Examiners
in Veterinary Medicine.

Publications: Articles in Aynerican Veterinary


Memberships: Calif. Veterinary Aled. Assn.

(Past Pres.); So. Calif. Veterinary Med. Assn.

(Past Pres.); Amer. Veterinary Med. Assn.;

Masons; Sciots.

Religion: Baptist.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Lawn bowling, hunting, fishing.

Bits. Address: 2665 E. State St., Long Beach.


Home Address: 1220 Bennett, Long Beach,
Calif. •

PILLSBURY, Brigadier General George
Bigelow. D.S.M., U.S.Army, B.S.
Army Engineer (retired).

Born: Lowell (Mass.), Dec. 19. 1876; s. of
Mary A. (Boyden) and Dr. George H. Pllls-

PILLSBURY. Warren Hobart, B.L., J.D.

Deputy Commissioner. U.S. Employees Com-
pensation Commission.

Born: Tulare (Calif.), Dec. 12, 1887; s. of
De Etta (Warren) and Arthur Judson Pills-

Education: Schs. of Tulare and Oakland

Degrees: B.L., U. of Calif., 1909: J.D., U. of
Calif., 1912.

Married: Harriet M., d. of Marv Cora and
J O. Merrill, at Piedmont (Calif"), July 23,
1914; ch.: Ruth Merrilie.

Prof. Record: Law clerk, 1913-14: Law Instr.,
U. of Illinois, 1914; Law Instr., Golden Gate
College, 1915 to date; Referee and Asst. At-
torney. Calif. Industrial Accident Commis-
sion, 1914-22; Atty. for Calif. Industrial Acci-
dent Commn., 1923-26: practiced law, 1926-27.
Administrator of United States Longshore-
men's and Harbor Workers Compensation Act;
Deputy Commissioner. U.S. Employees Com-
pensation Commission, Dist. 13 (Clalif., Ne-
vada, Utah. Colorado, Arizona. New Mexico,
and Territory of Hawaii), since 1927. Chair-
man. Bd. of Governors. C^olden Gate College.
Publications: Occasional articles for law re-
views and other magazines.
MetJiberships: Commonwealth Club of Calif.:
San Francisco Y:\ICA (for 15 yrs. on Com. of
Management Central Branch); Hillcrest
Lodge F. & A.M. (Past Master). Berkeley,
Berkeley Chapter, R.A.M. (Past High Priest),
Oakland Scottish Rite Bodies, Berkelev Com-
mandery K.T.: Berkeley Club (Calif.)"
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Gardening, swimming.

Bus. Address: Federal Office Bldg., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Address: 2633 Etna St., Berkelev
Calif. .



PINKERTON, Roy David, A.B.

Editor-in-Chief, John P. Scripps Newspapers.
Born: Crookston (Minn.t, June 28. 1885; s. of
Hattie May (Newton) and Henry D. Pinker-

Education: Public schools, Tacoma (Wash.).
Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Washington, 1911.
Married: (D Flora, d. of C. S. Hartman. at
Bozeman (Mont.). Aug. 21, 1912. (2) Airdrie,
d of Dr. Robert Kincaid, at Seattle (Wash.),
May 16, 1923; ch. : Roy H., Robert N., Airdne

Prof Record: Reporter, Tacoma Times
(Wash.), 1905; Reporter and later Asst. City
Editor, Tacoma Ledger; Copy Reader, Los
Angeles Tribune (Calif.), 1911; Copy Reader,
Los Angeles Express. 1912; City Editor, Seat-
tle Sun (Wash.), 1913: Editor, Tacoma Times.
1915-21- Editor, Seattle Star, 1921-23; Asso-
ciate Editor, Cleveland Press (Ohio), 1923-24;
Editor, San Diego Sun, 1924-25. Founded
Ventura County Star (Calif.). June 15. 1925,
later became associated with John P. Scripps
in ownership and publication of group of
California newspapers, including Ventura
Star-Free Press, Santa Paula Chronicle,
Watsonville Register-Pa jaronian, and Red-
ding Record and Redding Searchlight.
Directorships: Pres., John P. Scripps News-
papers; Dir., Redding Record, Inc., and Pres.,
Ventura Concert Series Assn.
Memberships: Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma
Delta Chi: Ventura Rotary; San Francisco
Commonwealth Club.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Horseback riding.
Bus. Address: 567 E. Santa Clara St., Ven-
tura, Calif.

Home Address: "One Horse Ranch," Route 1
(or P.O. Box 171), Ventura, Calif.

PINKHAM, Charles Bradley, A.B., M.D.

Secretary-Treasurer, Board of Medical Exam-
iners of California.

Born ■ Morrisville (Madison County, New
York), Jan. 24, 1873; s. of Adelade (Tilling-
hast) and Charles Elliott Pinkham, M.D.
Education: Graduate, Sacramento (Calif.)
High School.

Degrees: A.B., Stanford U. (Calif.), 1896;
M.D., New York Homoeopathic Medical Col-
lege and Flower Hospital.
Married: Gertrude Florence Austin Poole, d.
of Mary Austin, at San Francisco (Calif.),
1917; ch.: Evelyn Pinkham Klopstock (Ather-
ton, Calif.)

Prof. Record: Secretary-Treas., Board of Med-
ical Examiners, State of Calif., continuously
since Jan., 1913; reappointed, Nov., 1940 to
serve for term ending 1944.
Publications: Many articles published in Fed-
eration Bulletin, Official publication (month-
ly) of the Federation of Medical Examining
Boards of the United States (Chicago, lU.i,
from 1916 to date, on matters pertaining to
medical licensing, enforcement and adm.
Memberships: Kappa Alpha (Southern-Inter-
collegiate), Phi Alpha Gamma (medical);
Sutter Club (Sacramento).
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Board of Medical Examiners,
515 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, Calif.
Home Address: Atherton, San Mateo, Calif.*

PIPAL, Professor Joseph Amos

Prof, of Physical Education, Occidental Coll.
Born: Zachotin (Czechoslovakia), Jan. 18,
1875; s. of Katharine (Duba) and Methev)

Education: Beloit Coll., 1898-1902; spl. work
at Univ. of Chicago, 1906, Yale, 1909, and
Harvard, P.E., 1911.

Married: Julia Alice, d. of Alice and Harry
Piersol, in Chicago (111.), Aug. 22, 1911.
Prof. Record: Coached football, Doane Coll.,
1902 (tied for State Coll. Champ.); Coached
football, Omaha Univ., 1903 championship,
also 1904 and 1905; Athletic Dir. and Football
and Track Coach, Dickinson Coll., 1907-08;
Athletic Dir., Football, Track, and Basketball
Coach, Univ. of So. Dakota, 1910 (won cham-
pionship in all three); Athletic Dir., Football
and Track Coach, Occidental Coll., 1911-lE
(won four champs, in football and three in
track) ; Dir. of Athletics, Football and Track
Coach, Ore. State Coll., 1916-17 (won football
champ,, 1917, and track in 1916); Natl. Ath-
letic Dir., Czechoslovak Republic, 1918-21 and
Track Coach of their Olympic Team, 1920;
Prof of Phys. Edn. and Coach of Football
and Track, Occidental Coll., 1921-24, Track
Coaching only since 1924 (won ten track
champs.); invented lateral pass, 1914 and
spl. javelin point, 1936.

Publications: Lateral Pass in American Foot-
ball, 1927, Lateral Pass Technique and Strat-
egy. 1934 (Master Printers).
Army Service: Athletic Dir., YMCA Army
Service, Camp Kearney (San Diego. Calif.)
for nine mos.; Track Coach, A.E.F. team for
Pershing Games at Paris, 1918.
Memberships: Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
Religion: Elder, Presbyterian Church.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hunting, fishing, and camp-

Bus. Address: Occidental Coll., Los Angeles,

Home Address: 4843 Baltimore St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

PISK, Professor Paul Amadeus, Ph.D.

Professor of Music, University of Redlands.
Born- Vienna (Austria), May 16, 1893; s. of
Eugenia (Polock) and Ludwig Risk, LL.D.
Education: Public schools (Vienna, Austria);
Conservatory of Music, Vienna (grad. 1914) ;
Univ. of Vienna (grad. 1916) ; State Teachers
Diploma of Music.

Degrees: Ph.D., U. of Vienna, 1916 (major in
Musicology) .

Married: Marta Maria, d. of Clara and Georg
Frank, at Vienna (Austria), Nov. 11, 1918;
ch ; Gerald Manuel (b. 1922), George Michael
(b. 1932).

Prof. Record: First started as Conductor in
several German provincial opera theatres,
later settled in Vienna (Austria) as Com-
poser Conductor, Teacher and Music Critic;
Head' of Music Dept., Vienna People's U.,
1922-34- Teacher of Theory, New Vienna Con-
servatory, 1925-26; Teacher, Austro- American
Conservatory (Mondsee near Salzburg), 1931-
33 Guest Conductor of many European or-
chestras (Vienna, Berlin, Prague) ; appeared
as Composer-Pianist in all important Euro-
pean music centers in concerts and broad-
casts, playing own compositions, also cham-
ber music and accompaniments for outstand-



InR soloists; romposltlons porformod nt the
IntPt-natlonal Music Festivals ( U)22, 23, 25,
28, etc. ) I rocolvcd Composition I^rlzp of City
of Vienna. Came to United States to live In
10.'«), residlMK first in New York City and
later California. Composer ;ind Conductor,
also Prof, of Music, U. of Redl.inds (C.illf.),
1937 — . Active as I,ecturer and performer In
numerous California Music Institutions, col-
leges. c!ul>s, recitals, etc.

Dirrrtnrnhiiix: League of Composers (New
York City>: Internat. .Society for Contempor-
ary Music ( London t.

Puhlirntions: Many musical compositions both
with European and United States publishers;
also scientific muslcolopical works (Monu-
'^ents of Medieval Austrian Music, Vol. 35;
tlistory of modern German music).
Anna Service: Lieut, in Imperial Austrian
Army, 1914-18.

Memberships: Pi Kappa Lambda, Nat. Music
Honor Frat.); Amer. Composers Alliance;
Assns. of Amer. Univ. Profes.sUrs; American
Musicolosy Society: Pro Musica; So. Calif.
Automobile Club; YMCA; Society for Human
Rights (Masonry).
Religion: Presbyterian.

Recreations: Musical composition, creative
writing; travel.

Bus. Address: Univ. of Redlands, Redlands,

Home Address: 618 So. Buena Vista, Red-
lands, Calif.

PLAISTED. Frederick W(illiam)

Former Governor of Maine (retired).
Born: Bangor (;Maine), July 26, 1865; s. of
Sarah J. (Mason) and Harris M. Plaisted.
Education: Public schools (Bangor, Me.), and
St. Johnsbury (Vermont) Academy.
Married: Frances, d. of Capt. Henry GuUifer,
at Augusta (Maine), Feb. 10, 1907.
Prof. Record: Editor and Owner, The New
Age (Augusta, Maine), 18S6-1917; Sheriff of
Kennebec County (Maine), 1907-08; Mayor of
Augusta (Me.), 1906-10; Governor of Maine,
1911-13; Postmaster of Augusta (Me.), 1914-
23. Delegate at large. Democratic National
Conventions, 1896, 1900, 1912; Member, Dem-
ocratic Congressional Committee, 1898, 1900.
Memberships: Masons, 33°; A.A.S.R. (past
Grand High Priest, Maine, 1901-02) ; Knights
Templar (Past Grand Commander, Me., 1902-

Religion : Congregational .

Politics: Democrat.

Home Address: 10859 Tujunga Canyon Blvd.,
Tujunga, Calif.

PLAISTER. Cornelia Dyer

City Librarian, San Diego.
Born: Dubuque (Iowa), Dec. 22, 1889; d. of
Winona F. (Morrill) and Joseph Dyer Plaister.
Education: Public schools (Dubuque, Iowa);
Western Reserve Univ.

Degrees: Graduate, School of Library Science,
Western Reserve U., 1913.
Prof. Record: YWCA Secretary in Clarinda
and Dubuque (Iowa) ; Branch Librarian, Siou.x
City (Iowa), Seattle (Wash.); City Librarian,
Clarinda (Iowa), South St. Paul (Minn.),
Menominee (Mich.), at present in San Diego

DireclnrHhipii: Trcns., Calif, Library A«Bn.,
San DIoRo Open Forum; Board Member, .San
Diego Historical .Society, .Sun Diego YWCA-
Vlce-Pres., .San Diego Council and Mall of

Publications: Various articles on llbrarywork
In library publications; Author, Floors and
Floor Coverings (Amer. Library A.ssn.). 1940.
Memberships: International A.ssn. of Altrusa
Clubs; League of Women Voters; P.E.O •
Daughters of Amor. Revolution; Amer. Assn!
of Univ. Wr)men; Amer. Library Assn.; Pan
American League.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Gardening, hiking.

Bus. Address: Public Library, San Dieeo

Home Address: 1025 Harbor View Dr., Point
Loma, San Diego, Calif.

PLUMB. The Reverend Roselle John

Pastor, Church of the Nazarene.

Born: Eastonville (Colo.), Apr. 7, 1886; s. of

Ellen (Robinson) and Williston TheronPIumb.

Education: Country Sch., near Eastonville;

High Sch. and Bible Coll. (Colorado Springs,

Colo.); Northwest Nazarene Coll. (Nampa


Married: Bessie Helen, d. of James Cole, in
Elbert (Colo)., June 19, 1907; ch.: Harold
Roselle (Eugene, Ore.), (Mrs.) Frences Elaine
Huntington (Walla Walla, Wash.).
Prof. Record: Pastor, Church of the Naza-
rene, at the following places: Colorado Springs
(Colo.), 1914-18; Canon City, Colo.), 1919-23-
Nampa (Idaho), 1923-27; Portland (Ore),'
Sellwood, 1927-29; Walla Walla (Wash.),
1932-34; Pasadena (Calif.), since 19.34. Be-
sides duties as Pastor, was Dist. Supt.,
Church of the Nazarene in the Colorado Dist.i
1916-17; Dist. Supt. of the Northwest Dist.,
Church of the Nazarene, 1929-32; has been
Chmn., Bd. of Regents of Northwest Naza-
rene Coll. for three years., Treas., Pasadena
Coll. Board of Trustees for the past si.x yrs.
Directorships : Trustee. Pasadena Coll. (Treas.
of Board).

Religion: Protestant (Church of the Nazarene

since 1911).

Politics: Prohibitionist.

Recreations: Volley ball and golf.

Bus. Address: 1498 E. Washington St., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

Home Address: 1400 Bresee Ave., Pasadena

PLUMMER. Elmer Ginzel

Artist, Walt Disney Studios.

Born: Redlands (Calif.), Nov. 6. 1910; s. of

Ethel M. (French) and Robert W. Plummer.

Education: Redlands High Sch.; San Diego

Army and Navy Acad.; Chouinard Sch. of

Art (three yr. scholarship).

Married: Virginia, d. of Sue (Freeman) and

John E. Parsons, in Los Angeles (Calif.),

Dec. 2, 1933.

Prof. Record: Has exhibited pictures at Chi-
cago Art Inst, (by invitation). Pa. Acad.,
Philadelphia (Pa.), San Francisco World's
Fair, Pomona Co. Fair, Calif. State Fair,
Foundation of Western Arts, San Diego Gal-
lery of Fine Arts., Calif. Palace of Legion of



Honor, Milwaukee Art Inst., Butler Art Inst.
(Youngstown, Ohioi, City Art Museum of St.
Louis (Mo.», Carnegie Inst. (Pittsburgh. Pa >
Minneapolis Inst, of Arts, and Denver Art
Museum; had one-man shows in Los Angeles,
Glendale, Laguna Beach, and Santa Barbara
(all in Calif.*: has recently worked on Fnn-
fasia (Walt Disney's new Feature Motion Pic-
ture* designing characters and story and color
development of Nutcracker Siiite and Toccata
and Fugue.

Awards: Merit Award tor Watercolor, Los
Angeles Art Assn., 1934: Hon. Mention for
Walercolor, Calif. State Fair. 19,34; Third
Prize for Watercolor, Calif. State Fair in
1938 by Calif. Watercolor Society. First Prize
Print (Pomona Co. Fair), 1932.
Religion: Christian Scientist.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Swimming, boxing, and badmin-

Bus. Address: Walt Disney Studios, Burbank,

Home Address: 2431 No. CJovver St.. Holly-
wood, Calif.

POGUE. Jonathan Earl

Owner, J. E. Pogue, Grower and Packer of
Citrus Fruits.

Born: Lemon Cove (Calif.), Oct. 17, 1867;
s. of Nancy Melvina (Blair) and J. W. C.

Education: Visalia (Calif.) Normal Sch.
Married: Delia, d. of John Hambright, in
Lemon Cove (Calif.), Feb. 4, 1884: cli.:
Marion Melvina (Mrs. Runciman), Nellie
Doris (Mrs. Dunham).

Bus Record: With father, opened the first
store in Lemon Cove, 1888, later called J. W.
C Pogue and Sons; bought father's interest,
then known as Pogue Bros., 1894-1906; Post-
master of Lemon Cove, 1888-1906; Owner
and Founder of J. E. Pogue, Grower and
Packer of Citrus Fruits (Lemon Cove, Calif.),

Directorships: Pres. and Dir., Central Calif.
Citrus Exchange.

Memberships: Calif. Fruit Growers Exchange;
F.&A.M, Lodge No. 424.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.
Bits, and Home Address: Lemon Cove, Calif.*

POHLMAN. Augustus Grote, M.D.

Anatomist, Otologist, Associate Clinical Pro-
fessor of Surgery (Medicine), University of
Southern California.

Born: Buffalo (N.Y.), Feb. 21, 1879; s. of
Louise (Grosser) and Julius Pohlman.
Education: Univ. of Buffalo; Univ. of Frei-

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