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Kcpr., Old Colony Magazine, 1921; Asso. Ed.,
Westrrti Journal Education, 1922; Ed., Over-
land Monthly and Out Went Magazine, l!i2.'J-
25; Curator, Claremont Art Gallery, 1925-27;
Exec. Secy., League of Western Writers,
1927-28; Free Lance Writer, 1928-,30; Dir.,
Ilaggin Memorial Gallery (Stockton, Calif.),
I9.n-.36; Dir.-Mgr., E. B. Crocker Art Gallery,
since 19.36.

Puhlications: Mother of Mine and Other Verse,
1918; Hill Trails and Open Sky, 1919; short
stories and verse in many magazines; Etching
in California, 1924; Handbook, E. B. Crocker
Gallery, 1937; German Master Drawings, 1939;
many lectures and articles on art and history.
Memberships: Calif, Writers (Pres., 1925-27),
Poetry Soc. of Amer. ; Verse Writers of So.
Calif. (Hon. Mem.); Calif. Soc. of Etchers
(Hon. Mem.); Sierra Camera (Hon.); Amer.
Memorial Trails Assn. (Life Mem.); Western
Assn. Art Museum Directors; Sacramento
Advertising Club.

Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Historical research in Calif.,
collecting Amer. glass, and trout fishing.
Bits. Address: E. B. Crocker Art Gallery,
Third and O Sts., Sacramento, Calif.
Home Address: 825 Santa Ynez Way, Sacra-
mento, Calif.

PRATT. Merritt Berry, B.S., M.F.

State Forester.

Born: Pawpaw (111.), Oct. 3, 1878; s. of Mary

(Berry) and Wilbur A. Pratt.

Education: Pawpaw High Sch., 1897; Morgan

Park Acad., 1900; Univ. of Chicago, 1903;

Yale Forest Sch., 1905.

Degrees: B.S., Univ. of Chicago, 1903; M.F.,

Yale Univ., 1905.

Married: Laura, d. of Charles Schrader; ch. :
Mary Louise Anderson, and Elizabeth Ann

Prof. Record: Forestry Asst., U. S. Forest
Service, 1905-10; Deputy Forest Supr., 1910-
14; Asst. Prof, of Forestry, Univ. of Calif.,
1914-18; Deputy State Forester, 1918-21; State
Forester, since 1921.

Directorships: Trustee, Westminster Presby-
terian Church.

Publications: Shade and Ornamental Trees
in California (State of Calif), 1921.
Memberships: Assn. of State Foresters'; Sbc.
of Amer. Foresters; Rotary; Delta Upsilon.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: State Office Bldg., No. 1,
Sacramento, Calif.

Home Address: 3131 C St., Sacramento, Calif.

PRAY. Russell Honore. A.B., LL.B.


Born: St. Paul (Minn.), Mar. 8, 1892; s. of
Laura Elizabeth (Trowbridge) and Alvah
Joseph Pray.

Education: Ohio State Univ.; Univ. of Mich.;

Sarbonne Univ. (Paris, France).

Degrees: A.B., Ohio State Univ., 1911; LL.B.,

Univ. of Michigan, 1913.

Married: Leonie, d. of Anatole France Petuya,

in Paris (France), Nov. 5, 1921.

Prof. Record: Practiced law before the World



War I with Harding, Deatherage. Murphy
& Harris, then with Jules, Rosenberger &
Reed in Kansas Citv; in Paris (France) after
discharge from army, 1920-21; with firm of
Swaffield, Swaffield & Pray (Long Beach,
Calif. 1, 1923-24; entered practice alone, 1924;
admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme
Court, Supreme Court of the State of Mo.,
The District of Columbia, and before all of
the courts of Calif.

Publications: Has written numerous magazine

Army Service: Capt. in U.S. Army, during
World War I.

Memberships: Amer. Bar. Assn., The State
Bar of Calif., Los Angeles Bar Assn.; Los
Angeles Athletic, Pacific Coast, Virginia Coun-
try Clubs; Mason 32° and Knight Templar;
Delta Tau Delta, Phi Alpha Delta (Legal

Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Security Bldg., Long Beach,

Home Address: 4252 Country Club Dr., Long
Beach, Calif.

PRICE, Charles Kirby, A.B., M.A.

District Superintendent, Orland Joint Union
School Dist.

Born: Chico (Calif.) ; s. of Laura A. (Pegden)
and Walter G. Price.

Education: Oregon State; Chico State; Coll.
of the Pacific; Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: A.B., Chico State, 1928; M.A., Coll.
of Pacific, 1934.

Married: Elaine, d. of Hannah and W. G.
Carpenter in Colusa (Calif.), Aug. 19, 1932;
ch.: Leatrice, and Sally.

Prof. Record: Prin., Williams Elem. Sch.,
1921-27; Dist. Supt., Orland Joint Union Sch.
Dist., since 1927; Prin., Orland Evening High
Sch., since 1939; Mem., Co. Board of Educ,
since 1931.

Directorships: Mem., State Council of Edn.;
Mem., No. Council of Calif. Teachers Assn.;
Secv., City Recreation Comn.; Mem., State
Corn, on Better Units of Adminstr. in Schools;
Secy., Selective Service Board, No. 14.
Publications: Articles on reading and admin-
instration in Sierra Educational News.
Army Service: Pvt., World War I, 1917.
Memberships: Calif. Teachers Assn. (Pres.,
No. Section, 1935-36) ; Natl. Ednl. Assn. ;
Calif. Elem. Principal's Assn.; Calif. Second-
ary Principal's Assn.; Kiwanis (Pres., 1930,
1939) ; Masons.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 201 Mills St., Orland, Calif.
Home Address: 249 Third St., Orland, Calif.

PRICE, Francis, A.B., J.D.

Born: Santa Barbara (Calif.), Oct. 4, 1890;
s. of Mary M. (Peckinpaugh) arid Samuel
S. Price.

Education: Santa Barbara Elem. and Second-
ary Schs.; Stanford Univ.
Degrees: A.B., 1914, and J.D., 1915, Stan-
ford Univ.

Married: Carrie, d. of W. L. Sanford, June
19,1915; ch.: Francis, Jr., and Barbara.

Prof. Record: Admitted to Calif, bar, 1915;
began practice in Santa Barbara as Mem.,
Heaney, Price, Postel & Parma; Special Coun-
sel, State of Calif, in first litigation under
Anti-Alien Land Act; Special Counsel various
public bodies in connection with water-supply
problems; Repr.. Estate of Rosalie Caden Ev-
ans (follbwing her murder in Mexico. 1924),
in negotiations with Mexican, British, and
Amer. Govts, (resisting depredations asrainst
her property, resulting from attempt to en-
force provisions of Me.\ican agrarian laws) ;
Counsel for City of Santa Barbara during
emergency following earthquake in 1925;
Non-Resident Lecturer in Law, Stanford
Univ., 1931-33; Mem., Bd. of Bar Exam-
iners (Calif. I, 1933-35; now practicing law
in Santa Barbara (Calif.).
Directorships: Mem., Advisory Bd., Security-
First Natl. Bank of Los Angeles; Dir., Assn.
Holding Co., Belle Haven Corpn., Loan and
Bldg. Assn. of Santa Barbara, Knapp Hos-
pital; Trustee, Stanford Univ., Knapp Coll-
ege of Nursing; Pres., Santa Barbara Foun-

Memberships: Amer. Judicature Soc; Amer.
Bar. Assn.; State Bar of Calif., State Bar of
Nevada; Soc. Mexican Pilgrims; Santa Bar-
bara, Bohemian (San Francisco), and Jona-
than (Los Angeles) Clubs; Mason.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Ranching.

Bus. Address: 21 E. Canon Perdido St., Santa
Barbara, Calif.

Home Address: San Marcos Pass Rd., Santa
Barbara, Calif.

PRICE, George McCready, A.B., M.A.

Born: Havelock (King's Co., N.B., Canada),
Aug. 26, 1870; s. of Susan (McCready) and
George Marshall Price.

Education: Battle Creek (Mich.), Coll. and
grad. Provincial Normal School (Frederic-
ton, N.B., Can.).

Degrees: A.B., Loma Linda (Calif.) Coll.,
1912, M.A., Pacific Union Coll., 1918.
Married: Amelia A. Nason, of Hammond
(King's Co., N.B., Canada), Dec. 15, 1887;
ch.: Ernest Edward, Portia Harmon, Beatrice

Prof Record: Teacher in N.B., 1897-1902;
Prin., Williamsdale (N.S.) Acad., 1903-04;
research work, N.Y.C. and Washington, D.C.,
1904-05; Teacher, Loma Linda Med. Coll.,
1906-12; Prof., English Lit., Fernando Acad.,
1912-13; Prof., Chemistry and Physics, Lodi
(Calif.), Acad., 1914-20; Prof. Geology, Pacif-
ic Union Coll. (Calif.), 1920-22; Prof., Geol-
ogy, Union Coll., 1922-24; leave of absence,
spent in teaching and research work in Eur-
ope, 1924-28; Prof., Geology and Philosophy,
Emmanuel Missionary Coll. (Berrien, Mich.),
1929-33; Prof., Geology and Philosophy, Walla
Walla Coll. (Wash.), 1933-38; retired, 1938.
Publications: Outlines of Modern Christianity
and Modern Science, 1902; God's Two Books,
1911; The Fundamentals of Geology, 1913;
Back to the Bible, 1916; A Textbook of Gen-
eral Science, 1917; Q.E.D., or New Light on
the Doctrine of Creation, 1917; Socialism in
the Test Tube (joint author), 1921; Poisoning
Democracy, 1921; The New Geology, A Text-
book for Colleges, 1923; The Phantom of Or-
ganic Evolution, 1924; The Predicament of
Evolution, 1925; Evolutionary Geology and



the New Catastrophism, 1926; A History of
Some Scientific Hlundrrn, lO.'JO; The Oeolot/-
ical-Agcs Hoitx. li).'U ; Moilrrn Di.iovericK
Which Hrl/) Un to lirlicvc, UKll; The Modern
Food Theory of Geolorjy, V.V.iri; Some Scientific
Storici and AllerjoriiH, li).'J(i; // You Were the
Creator, 1941; aeneni.i Vindicated, 1941; con-
tributor to numerous miiKiizincs.

Awards: Awarded Langhorn-Orchard Prize,
Victoria Inst., 1925.

Memberships: Religion and Science Associa-
tion (Chmn. Bd., since 1935), Victoria Inst.
(London! .

//'>),!(■ Address: 507 Texas St., Pomona, Calif.

PRICE. Grayson L., LL.B.

City Atty., City of Chico.

Born: Butte City (Calif.), Mar. 30, 1902; s.
of Olive (Owen) and William Wirt Price.
Education: Chico State Coll.; Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: LL.B., Univ. of Calif., 1932.
Married: Helen, d. of Helen Ivv (Wood) and
Lon Bond, in Chico (Calif.), Dec. 18, 1926;
ch.: Philip Bond and Ro.xanne.
Prof. Record: Taught sch., 192.3-29; began
law practice in Chico, Nov., 19,32; became
partner with Lon Bond, firm of Bond & Price;
Asst. Dist. Atty., Butte Co., 1934; City At-
torney of Chico since 1936; continued practice
of law under own name after death of part-
ner. Bond, in 1936.

Memberships: B.P.O.E.; Lions; Eagles; Phi

Alpha Delta (Legal Frat.).

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: CJoIf, tennis, and hunting.

Bus. Address: First National Bank Bldg.,

Chico, Calif.

Home Address: 775 E. Eighth St., Chico,
Calif. •

PRICE, Mrs. John Partridge (see OLS-
SON-SEFFER, Irma Elsbeth)

PRICE, Professor Lawrence Marsden,

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

Professor of German, Univ. of Calif.
Born: Titusville (Pa.), Feb. 14. 1881; s. of
Lena (Hyde) and Benjamin M. Price
Education: Tufts Coll. (Mass.) ; Univ. of Wis.;
Univ. of Leipzig.

Degrees: A.B., M.A., Tufts Coll., 1903; Ph.D.,
Univ. of Wis., 1911.

Married: Minnie, d. of Joseph Bell, in Man-
chester (England), 1912; ch. : Phyllis (Mrs.
William A. P. White, Los Angeles, Calif.).
Prof. Record: Instr., Univ. of Mo,, 1911-15;
advanced from Instr. to Prof, of German,
Univ. of Calif., since 1915.
Publications: The Attitude of Gustav Freytag
and Julian Schmidt Toward English Liter-
ature, 1915; The Reception of English Liter-
ature in Germany, 1932; The Publication
of English Literature in Germany (with wife),
1934; Translator (with wife) Kleist's Familie
Schroffenstein (from the German), 1916;
Inkle and Yarico Album, 1937.
Meyyiberships: Delta Upsilon, Phi Beta Kappa;
Modern Lang. Assn. of Amer.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Berkeley.

Home Address: 1518 Hawthorne Terrace, Ber-
keley, Calif.

PRICE, Lucy Jeanne. A.B.

I'^diliir, l'; Lo.s Ant,'«'lf.s (i.'izctte.
Horn: Fremont (Ohioi; d. of Matilda Jeanne
(MacLeod) and Albert F. Price.
Education: Vassar Coll.
Degrees: A.B., Vassar Coll.
Married: Ian S., s. of Samuel Epstein, In
Monlebello (Calif.), Nov. 12, 19.30.
Prof. Record: Ed., Fremont MeHnenger; Wo-
man's Ed., later Asst. Sunday Ed., Cleveland
Leader; Mem., Liberty Loan Publicity Dept.,
Fourth Federal Dist., 1918-20; Head of own
publicity bus. in New York City, 1920-28;
Mag. Writer of personality stories since 1928;
Ed. of East Los Angeles Gazette since 1928..
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 4966 Whittier Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 2012 Whittier Blvd., Monte-
bello, Calif. •

PRICE, Willard DeMille. A.B., M.A.
Writer, Editor.

Born: Peterboro (Ontario, Canada), July 28,
1887; s. of Estella (Martin) and Albert Price.
Education: Western Reserve Univ. (Cleveland,
Ohio); New York Univ.; New York School
of Philanthropy; Columbia Univ.
Degrees: A.B., Western Reserve Univ., 1909;
M.A., Columbia Univ., 1914.
Married: Mary Selden of New York, May 28,
1932; ch.: Robert DeMille Price (by former
marriage) .

Prof. Record: Editorial staff. The Survey (N.
Y.), 1912-13; Editorial Secretary, Bd. of
Foreign Missions, Methodist Episcopal Church,
1915-19; Editor, World Outlook and other
magazines, traveled in Japan, China, Central
and South America, 1915-17, war reconstruc-
tion service in France and Italy, 1918, Dir.
of motion picture expedition in Africa, 1919-
20; Ethnographic study of the Battaks of
Sumatra, 1930, Amer. Indian tribes, 1932.
Bagobos of Mindanao, 1935; investigation of
races in Micronesian South Seas to secure
data and photographs for Nat. Geographic
Soc, 1935; Foreign Correspondent for New
York and London publications in Japan, China
and Mongolia, 1933-37, and Europe, 1938-39.
Publications: Ancient Peoples at New Tasks;
American Influence in the Orient; The Negro
Around the World (Doran) ; Pacific Adven-
ture; Children of the Rising Sun (John Day) ;
Riptide in the South Seas; Where Are You
Going Japan? (Heinemann, London); Japan
Reaches Out (Angus and Robertson, Sydney,
Australia) ; Barbarian (a novel, John Day) ;
Contributor to Harper's, National Geographic,
New York Herald Tribune, London Daily Tele-
graph, etc.

Home Address: Cathedral City, Calit.

PRICHARD. The Reverend Augustus
Bedlow, D.D.

Clergyman, Author.

Born: Brooklyn (N.Y.), March 26, 1854; s. of

Jane Anna (Scrymser) and William Henry


Education: Mother's personal tutoring; Adel-
phi Acad. (Brooklyn) ; studied for the min-
istry privately under a group of members of
Brooklyn Presbytery.



Prof. Record: Was licensed, Dec. 13, 1879;
was ordained by the Presbytery of North River
(Pleasant Valley, N.Y.); installed Pastor of
the church, continuing in this relation until
April 1887; Pastor of Cumberland St., and
Arlington Avenue Churches (Brooklyn, N.Y.),
(organized the latter), 1887-1898; called to
First Pres. Church (Los Angeles), surrendered
this relation May 1, 1900; for three years
devoted himself to the foundation work of the
Los Angeles Bible Inst.; Pastor of Central
Pres. Church (Los Angeles), 190.3-15, effected
the union of this church with Immanuel Pres.
Church, becoming Joint Pastor of the United
Church; organized the Vermont Ave. Pres.
Church and was its Pastor until Sept. 1, 1926;
Moderator of the Synod of Calif., 1926; be-
came Supt. of Monte Vista Grove (the newly
organized group of Homes for Ministers and
Missionaries, in Pasadena), continuing in this
capacity for four years.

Publications: Has written a number of books
and a great variety of articles for the relig-
ious press.

Memberships: Evangelical Prayer Union; Bible
House of Los Angeles; The Home Missionary
Activities of Los Angeles Presbytery; Church

Home Address: 1010 No. Madison Ave., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

PRICHARD. Samufel Van Orden,

A.B., J.D.

Lawyer; Assistant County Counsel.
Born: Brooklyn (N.Y.), July 7, 1894; s. of
Harriet Catherine (Van Orden) and A.B.

Education: Occidental College; Oxford Uni-
versity; New York University.
Degrees: Occidental, 1917; J.D., New York
Univ., 1920.

Married: Margrete Llizabeth, d. of Walter P.
Evans in Los Angeles (Calif.), Jan. 1, 1927;
ch.: Samuel Van Orden, Jr., Harriet Cather-
ine, Stephen Greenleaf, Eleanor Janet, Charles

Prof. Record: Assistant County Counsel, Los
Angeles County (Calif.).
Army Record: Corporal, Infantry, 1918.
Memberships: Speakers Club and Law Society
(Los Angeles).
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Hall of Records, Los Angeles,

Home Address: 1075 Topeka St., Pasadena,
Calif. *

PRICKETT, Charles Fillmore

General Manager, Pasadena Playhouse Asso-

Born: Centralia (111.), Mar. 2, 1900; s. of
Ruth Jane (Bettle) and Charles F. Prickett.
Education: Pasadena High School and Univ.
of So. Calif.

Prof. Record: First National Bank of Pasa-
dena, 1919-20; (3en. Mgr., Pasadena Playhouse,
1920 — ; Asst. Secy., Pasadena Community
Playhouse Assn., 1927 — ; Asst. Secy.-Treas.,
Pasadena Community Guild, 1925-40.
Publications: Numerous articles on theatre
subjects, theatre surveys and handbook of
the theatre.

Army Record: United States Infantry, 1918.
Memberships: Pasadena Tournament of Roses

Assn.; New Century Club of Pasadena; Break-
fast Forum of Pasadena; Civitan Club
(same); Pasadena Ciiamber of Commerce and
Civic Assn.; Pasadena Post No. 13 of the
Amer. Legion; Soc. for the Advancement of
Management; Chamber Opera Associates; Los
Serranos Country Club; Friends of Huntington
Library and Altadena Improvement Assn.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreation: Shop work.

Bus. Address: 39 So. El Molino Ave., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

Home Address: 2381 Pepper Dr., Altadena,
Calif. *

PRIESTLEY. Professor Herbert In-
gram. Ph.B., M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of History, University of California,

Born: Fairfield (Mich.), Jan. 2, 1875; s. of
Sarah (Parker) and John Stanley Priestley.
Education: Univ. of So. C&lif.
Degrees: Ph.B., Univ. of So. Calif., 1900,
and M.A., 1907; Ph. D., Univ. of Calif, 1917.
Married: Bessie Belle Snodgrass, July 18,
1901; ch.: Herbert Kenneth and Elizabeth
Joy Morby.

Prof. Record: Instr., Univ. of So. Calif., 1899-
1900; Teacher, Los Angeles Mil. Acad., 1900-
01; Teacher and Supt. Schs. (Nueva Caceres,
Luzon, P. I.), 1901-04; Prin., Grammar School
(Wilmington, Calif.), 1904-07; Teacher, Span-
ish, Riverside (Calif.), High Sch., 1907-10;
Supt. Schs. (Corona, Calif.), 1910-12; Asst.
Curator, Bancroft Library, Univ. of Calif.,
1912-20; Librarian, 1920 — ; Director, 1940;
Asst. Prof., Mexican History, Univ. of Calif.,
1917-20, Asso. Prof., 1920-22, Prof. 1923—;
sometime Mem., Bd. of Editors, The Hispanic
American Historical Review, The Pacific
Historical Review, 1932-34; World Affairs.
1934; American Archivist, 1937; has traveled
in Philippines, China, Japan, Mexico, Can-
ada, Spain, Cuba, England, and No. America.
Publications: Jose de Galvez, Visitor-General
of New Spain, 1765-71, 1916; The Mexican Na-
tion, A History, 1923; Some Mexican Prob-
lems (with Moises Saenz; Harris Found., Lec-
tures), 1926; The Luna Papers, 1928; The
Coming of the White Man, 1929; Tristan De
Luna Conquistador, 1936; France Overseas,
2 volumes, 1938.1939; also various book
reviews and articles on California, Mexican
and Spanish-American History and Govt, and
U.S. Foreign Affairs, and Editor of numerous
books of Calif, history.

Awards: Awarded 2nd Loubat Prize, Columbia
Univ., 1918, for 2nd best work on history of
No. Amer. during the Colonial epoch; Com-
monwealth CJold Medal, 1939, for France Over-

Memberships: Amer. Hist. Assn.; Soc. Mexi-
cana de Geog. y Estad.; Acad. Cientifica
"Antonio Alzate;" Acad, de Historia Cubana;
Corr. Mem. Hispanic Soc. of Amer.; Soc.
Chihuanhense de Estud, Hist.; Honorary
Professor, Museo National of Mexico; Mason.
Bus. Address: Bancroft Library, Univ. of
California, Berkeley, Calif.
Home Address: 1(02 Arch St., Berkeley.

PRINZ. Captain Le Roy Jerome

U.S.A. Air Corps Res.

Choreographist ; Dance Director, Paramount
Studios, Inc.



Born: St. Joseph (Mo.). July 14, 1896; s.
of Marie (Peck) and E. A. Prlnz.
Education: Uleos Military Academy; Chris-
tian IJrothers College; Northwestern Univ.
Married: IJetty IJryson, d. of Vivian Haw-
thorne, at Hollywood (Calif.), Nov., liVMi; ch. :
dauRhtor (l.t), (by jjrevlous marriage); son

Prof. Rrrord: At the ago of 15, ran away
from home and shipped on varlou.s tramp
steamers, winding up in Europe where he
joined the French Foreign Legion; served
i) months in Algiers, returning to France at
the outbreak of World War I to enlist in the
French Aviation Corps as a Mechanic; when
America entered the war, returned to the
United States for flying Instruction, going
back to France with the 94th Aerial Squad-
ron, First Pursuit Group; shot down in ac-
tion July 28, 1918; spent 1 yr. and 9 mos.
in the hospital ; later, in Europe, directed
pageantry and musicals for Folies Bergere
(Paris), and various shows in Spain and
Switzerland. In 1921, went to Mexico as
Government Instructor of Aviators; later was
forced to flee to South America, where he
again took up dance instruction; returned
to the U.S., 1925, to stage floor shows in
Chicago; produced musicals for Earl Carroll,
Florenz Ziegfeld, and the Shuberts (New
York) ; came to Hollywood in 1931, and has
been affiliated with pictures since that
time; among the productions in which he
has staged the musical numbers are: Poppy,
Rhythm on the Range, Hollywood Boulevard,
Lady Be Careful, Big Broadcast of 1937, The
Plainsmen, Champagne Waltz, Hideaway Girl,
Souls at Sea. Maid of Salem, Rose Bowl,
Swing High, Swing Low, College Holiday, High
Wide and Handsome, Waikiki Wedding, Turn
Off the Moon, Buck Benny Rides Again,
Mountain Music, Artists and Models, Double
or Nothing, This Way Please, Tropic Holiday,
The Great Victor Herbert, Road to Singapore,
Road to Zanzibar, You're the One, Aloma of
the South Seas, and all other Paramout mus-
ical productions for the past 6 years. Has
also done Shotv Boat (Universal), Too Many
Girls (RKO), and Time Out for Rhythm (Col-
umbia). Created many individual dances for
various players.

Directorships: Board, Phillpps Aviation Co.;
Vice-Chairman, E.xport Div., Aeronautical C.
of C. of America.

Awards: Army Citations; Ciold Award, Ligue
Internationale des Aviateurs.
Members/iJps; Lambda Chi Alpha; Commander,
Amer. Legion Post 557; Veterans of Foreign
Wars; B.P.O.E.; War Birds of the R.F.C.;
Ligue Internationale des Aviateurs; etc.
Religion: Catholic.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Flying, hunting, golf, fishing.

Bus. Address: Paramount Studios, Inc., Holly-
wood, Calif.

Home Address: 253 El Camino, Hollywood,
Calif. •

PRIOR, Beatrix

Writer, Poet.

Born: Solano Co. (Calif.); d. of Margaret

Breckenridge (Redman) and Oscar Rapier


Education: Tutors; Napa Coll.; Amer. Acad,
of Dramatic Arts; (Golden Gate Kindergarten
Diploma (Director).
Married: Leonard Prior, Mar. 3, 1902; ch. :

Mrs. Joseph M. March, Mrs. I>juIh Poulson,

Richard R., Mrs. Lester Cole.

Prof. Record: Dramatic Director, University

Afloat, 1926-27. and tilted pictures, before


Publications: Verse In Contemporary Ameri-
can Women Poets. The Shadow Cat (boy's
lx)ok;, Lota of the Little Trees (Suttonhouse,
girl's book),, short stories and verse.
Awards: Julia E. Ford Prize for The Shadow

Memberships: Pan-Amer. League; San Fran-
cisco Branch, Natl. League of Amer. Pen-
women; Women's Intnl. Aeronautic Soc •
Audubon Soc.

Religion: High Church Episcopalian-Mystic.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: The desert and travel.

Home Address: 2000 California St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif. .

PRITCHARD, William Watkins Wynn,
Ph.G., D.O.

Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon; Presi-
dent, Los Angeles Branch, California Osteo-
pathic Association, 1940.

Born: Collins (Iowa), Dec. 25, 1893; s. of
Mary Etta (Watkins) and Wm. C. Pritchard.
Education: Highland Park College (Des
Moines, Iowa); Univ. of So. Calif. (Los An-
geles) ; College of Osteopathic Physicians and
Surgeons (Los Angeles).

Degrees: Ph.G., Highland Park Coll., 1912;
D.O.. CO. P. and S., 1925.
Married: Kathryn Mclntyre Taft, d. of Thom-
as Mclntyre in New Orleans (La.), June 25,

Prof. Record. Teaching Fellow in Anatomy,
Pharmacology and Materia Medica, Coll. of
Osteopathic Phys. and Surgeons, 1922-25,
Prof., Anatomy, 192o-35, Prof., Principles
and Technique, 1931-38, Prof., On. Practice,
1935-38, Dir. of Research Clinic, 1935-39, Dean
of Students, 1933-36, Dean of Men, 1936-39;
Senior Attending Physician, Los Angeles Co.
Osteopathic Hospital, 1936; Consultant, (^en.
Med., 1938; Specialist in treatment of paraly-
sis; Pres., Assoc. Colleges of Osteopathy,
1939; Pres., Los Angeles Branch, Calif. Os-
teopathic Assn., 1940.

Directorships: Director of hospitals and clin-
ics of California Osteopathic Association.
Publications : Dissection Manual and Notes on
Manipulative Technique.

War Record: Served in W'orld War I as Phar-
macists Mate, U.S. Navj-, given medical dis-
charge for disability incurred in line of duty.
Memberships: Atlas Club (Past Natl. Pres )•
Sigma Sigma Phi (Past Natl. Pres.); Mason,
Eastern Star (Past Patron).
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Raising lilacs, reading, horticul-

Bus. Address: 5224 No. Figueroa St., Los An-

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