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raska and Calif.; Mem., Calif. Legislature,
1911-12; Congress from Calif., 1915-21; Los
Angeles City Council, 1925-33; only Prohibi-
tionist ever elected to Congress.
Publications: Joint author of 18th Amend-
ment and author of War Prohibition Act,

Religion: Methodist.

Politics: Prohibitionist.

Home Address: 11205 Burbank Blvd., No
Hollywood, Calif.

RANDALL, Edward L.. LL.B.

City Attorney of Corning.

Born: Buckingham Township (Wayne Co ,

Pa.), May 22, 1872; s. of Susan (Vance)

and Benjamin Randall.

Education: Hancock Academy; Cornell Univ.

Degrees: LL.B., C\jrnell Univ., 1893.

Married: (1) Serena L. Allison in Hancock

(N.Y.), 1895 (now dec). (2) Dora Burbank

Calhoun in San Francisco (Calif.), 1935; ch.:

Leonor R. Lukens.

Prof. Record: Practiced law in New York,

1893-1908, in Calif., 1908—; City Attorney of

Corning for over 30 years.

Directorships: Pres., Tehama County Bar

War Record: Tehama County Exemption

Board in World War I.

Memberships : Detla Chi ; Corning Rotary Club ■

Tehama Co. Bar Assn.

Religion: Presbyterian.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Gardening and collecting an-

Bus. Address: Bank of America Bldg., Corn-
ing, Calif.

Home Address: 1414 Marin St., Corning, Calif.

RANDALL. George Archibald. B.S.

Automobile Distributor; Artist; Owner, Dar-

den & Randall Company.

Born: Oakland (Calif.), Dec. 2, 1887; s. of

Helen Mar (Grelve) and George Westcott


Education: Univ. of California.
Degrees: B.S., U. of Calif., 1910.
Married: Delia Evelyn, d. of L. T. Darden
at Eureka (Calif.); ch.: George Archibald!
Westcott Darden, JacksOn Lee.
Pi-of. Record: Construction Engr., Div. Engr ,
So. Pacific Co.; Contract Agent, U.S R R
Administration; Dist. Engr., Standard Oil
Co.; Owner, Darden & Randall Co., Ventura
at present time. Artist and Illustrator for:
Western Ranch and Indian Life, Spur, West-
ways, Desert, Arizona Highways, Arts and
Architecture, etc.

Directorships: Darden Randall Co.; Darden

Randall Ranch Co.; Advisory Board, Bank

of America; Foster Memorial Hosp.

Army Service: U.S.R.R. Administration.

Memberships: Assn. of American Military

Engineers; Phi Delta Theta.

R eligion : Episcopal .

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Horses, polo, hunting.

Bus. Address: 52 E. Main St., Ventura, Calif.

Home Address: 271 Lincoln Dr., Ventura,

Calif. Other: Rangar Ranch, Ventura, Calif. *

RANDALL, Professor Merle,

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

Research Chemist; Professor of Chemistry,
University of California.

Born: Poplar Bluff (Mo.), Jan. 29, 1888; s.
of Anna E. (Marks) and Warren S. Randall.
Education: Poplar Bluff High School; Univ.
of Missouri; Mass. Inst. Tech.
Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Missouri, 1907; M.A.
1909, Ph.D., 1912, Mass. Inst., Tech.
Married: Lillian Frances, d. of John Foster
Denham in Berkeley (Calif.), June 14, 1916-
ch.: Merle Denham and Robert Warren.
Prof. Record: Research Chemist and Prof, of
Chemistry, Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley).

Publications: Thermodynamics and the Free
Energy of Chemical Substances (with Gilbert
N. Lewis), 1923, and Termites and Termite
Control (with Kofoid and others).

Awards: Medal of Merit, Charles University,
Prague, 1932.

Memberships: Faculty Club; Sigma Xi, Al-
pha Chi Sigma.
Religion : Presbyterian .
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Berkeley,

Home Address: 2512 Etna St., Berkeley, Calif.

RANKIN, The Reverend James Doig,

D.D., LL.D.

Clergyman and Associate Editor of United

Born: Robinson (III.), July 14, 1856; s. of
Vianna Catherine (De Groff) and Rev. Alex-
ander Reed Rankin.

Education: Laird Inst. (Murraysville, Pa.);
Westminster College (New Wilmington, Pa.);
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary (Penn.).



Degrees: D.D., MonmOuth College, 1894;
LL D., Tarkio College, 1928.
Married: (1) Daisy, d. of Dr Meloy in Chi-
cago, 1894 (dec). (2) Jessie McCormack, in
Pasadena (Calif.), April 2, 1940; ch. : James

Prof. Record: Pastor, First United Presbyter-
ian Church (Denver). 25 yrs.; Pres Colo.
Anti-Saloon League, 12 yrs.: Pastor Wilkins-
burs (Pa.), 4 vrs.; Prof., Theol., Pittsburgh
Theol. Sem., 17 yrs.; Pastor, Unit. Presby_
Ch (Pasadena), 7 yrs.; Asso. Ed U^iited
Presbyterian (Pittsburgh), 20 yrs.; Asso^Ed.,
Christian Statesman (Phila ) 5 yrs.; Pres^,
Freedmen's Bd. of Edn., 10 yrs^; Trustee
Westminster Coll., and Penn Anti-Saloon
League; Moderator, Synod of Nebr.-Colo
1890, Gen. Assbly. of Unit. Pres. Ch., 1910.
Publications: Nineteen Christian Centuries,
1900 (Collier Printer, Denver, Colorado).
War Record: Special Chaplain during World
War I.

Religion: United Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Automobile touring, camping,
fishing, hunting.

Bus. Address: United Presbyterian, Pitts-
burgh, Pa.

Home Address: 715 So. El Molino Ave., Pas-
adena, Calif.

RANNEY, Leo. B.Di., Sc.B.

Engineer; Chairman of Board, Ranney Water
Collector Corporation.

Born: New Hartford (la.), Aug 26. 1884;
s. of Adelaide (Clayton) and Wallace Austin

Education: New Hartford High School; towa
State Teachers College (Cedar Falls) ; North-
western Univ. (Evanston, 111.).
Degrees: B.Di.. Iowa State Teachers College,
1905; Sc.B.. Northwestern U., 1911-
Married: Claire Sussex, at Petrolia (Ontario,
Canada). July 2, 1927.

Prof. Record: Consulting Engr., ISH-IJ.;
Captain. O.R.C.. to 1931; Pres.. Ranney Oil
Mining Co.. then subsidiary of Standard
Oil Co of New Jersey, 1926—; Consulting
Engr.. Oklahoma and Texas. 1920-25; Chair-
man of Bd.. Ranney Water Collector Cor-
poration, to date; Vice-Chmn., Industrial
Water Commission of Ohio. Designer Of
world's largest well. 4 times size of any
other ever built; Builder of part of water
supply system. London (England). Lisbon
(Portugal), also many American industries
and municipalities; Designer of Water Supply
Svstem U S. Oovt. smokeless powder plant,
Charlestown (Ind.). for 70,000,000 gallons
daily Driller of world's first horizontal oil
well' Inventor of horizontal water wells-
methods of drilling horizontal wells— method
of degasifying coal in place— converting coal
to gas without mining same— Machine for
building underground dams without open
trenches — air lift excavator for sinking shafts
and recovering placer gold from depths-
methods of recovering potash and salts from
earth by dissolution— various means of earth
moving and fluid mineral recovery. Apptd.
Dir. of Oil Recovery by Australian Govt.,

Directorships: Pres.. Ranney Oil Mining Co.;
Seerley Foundation.

Publications: Many technical and semi-techni-
cal articles and pamphlets for: Amer. Inst.
of Mining and Met. Engrs., Engrs. Society
of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Grade Crude

Assn Amer. Petroleum /w.sf.— also: Oil and
Gas Journal, Oil Weekly. Petroleum Engineer.
Engineering News Record, American City, Re-
vue Petrolifer (Paris). Industrial Digest, Pe-
troleum World, Petroleum Times (London),
Gas Age Record, etc.

Army Service: Special Asst. to Chief of Ord-
nance, U.S. Army, 1918-19; Captain, O.R.C.,
to 1931.

Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Chi,
Deru. Sigma Gamma Epsilbn; Amer. Inst,
of Mining Engrs.; Amer. Society of Mech-
anical Engrs.; Amer. Assn. for Advancement
of Science; Amer. Petroleum Inst.; Santa
Barbara Club.

Bus Address: Morro Bay. Calif., 72 Wall
St.. New York City, and 44 E. Broad St.,
Columbus, Ohio.
Home Address: Morro Bay, Calif.

RAPF, Harry

Producer. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio.
Born: New York City, Oct. 16. 1880; s. of
Eliza (Brooks) and Morris Rapf.
Education: Pub. schools of Denver (Colo.).
Married: Tina. d. of Max Uhlfelder, in New
York City, Dec. 14, 1912; ch.: Maurice and

Bus. Record: Among the motion pictures pro-
duced are His Secretary, Min and Bill,
Emma. The Ch'amp. Possessed. Rookies, and
Sin of Madelon Claudet, all previous to
1938; Bad Man of Brimstone, Everybody
Sing, Stablemates. and The Girl Downstairs
(Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer), 1938; The Ice Foe-
lies of 1939, and Let Freedom Ring (M-G-
M). 1939.

Bus. Address: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio,
Culver City. Calif.

Home Address: 621 So. Lorraine Blvd., Los
Angeles Calif.



Born- New York City, March 30. 1896; s. of
Anne (Marks) and Ralph Raphaelson.
Education: New York and Chicagt) Public
Schools; Univ. of Illinois.
Degrees: A.B.. Univ. of Illinois. 1919.
Married: Dorothy Wegman. Dec. 24. 1927;
ch.: Joel and Naomi.

Prof. Record: Newspaper Reporter, Chi-
cago. 1919-20; short story writer for van-
bus national magazines. 1917-23; Advertis-
ing Copy-writer. Account-Executive, Chi-
cago and New York advertising agencies.
1920-25; resigned from advertising to write
plays and films. 1925—; Plays: (pub. as
well as produced) The Jazz Singer, 1925;
Young Love, 1928; The Wooden Slipper,
1934- Accent on Youth, 1935; White Man,
1937- Skylark, 1939; Screenplays: The Smil-
ing Lieutenant, Trouble in Paradise, One
Hour With You. The Merry Widow, Broken
Lullaby, Servant's Entrance, Angel, The
Shop Around the Corner, and others; Novel:
Skylark (Alfred Knopf). 1939.
Memberships: Riviera Country Club; Rac-
quet Club (Palm Springs) ; Sigma Delta Chi.
Recreations: Golf and tennis.
Home Address: Riviera Country Club, Pa-
cific Palisade. Calif.

RARITY. William Weaver. C.P.A.

Head of Firm, W. W. Rarity & Company.
Born: Ayrshire (Scotland), May, 1892; s. of
Benjamina (Weaver) and John Rarity.



Jiducilion: VVIlRnv Bank IIIkIut (Jnulu Sch.
(Glasgow, Scotland), and Southwoslern Uni-
versity (Los Angelos, Calif.).
Married: Ruth Isabel, d. of John Anderson,
In San Francisco (Calif.), 1921; ch.: Wil-
liam, Jr.

Prof. Record: District Auditor, Packing In-
dustry (Chicago, 111.); General Mgr., Edu-
cational Films (Hollywood, Calif.); Treas.,
Raphael Glass Co. (Los Angeles, Calif.);
Secy, and Treas., Hubbercraft CX)rp. (Los
Angeles); Head of own firm, VV. VV. Rarity
Co., Certified Public Accountants, li)2G .
War Record: U. S. Stores Inspector, World
War I.

Memberships: Hollywood Masonic Lodge; Al
Malaikah Shrine; Los Angeles Breakfast

Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf, fishing, swimming.
Bus. Address: 1234 No. La Brea Ave., Hbl-
lywood, Calif.

Horne Address: 325 So. Wetherly Dr., Bev-
erly Hills, Calif. •


Co-Editor; Clubwoman; Poet.
Born: Bennington (Vt.), Jan. 28, 1893; d.
of Margretha (Winkle) and William August

Education: Public school and high school
(Bennington, Vt.), and Professibnal Educa-
tion (Troy.N.Y. and N.Y.C.).
Married: Clarke Archie, s. of Rose Julia
fChase) and Clarke Orlando Rasey, in San
Francisco (Calif.), Sept. 7, 1918; ch.: Rose-
Jean Margretta and Violet Clara.
Prof. Record: Began to write poetry in
1936; sold poems to religious and poetry
magazines, 1937-38; natibnal magazines,
1939-40; has written stories, articles and
plays for stage and radio (three-act radio
play over KSL network) ; work was rec-
ognized and reprinted in various national
anthologies; Co-Editor, syndicated newspa-
per feature, Poem a Day. Active in Pasa-
dena's and Altadena's club and social life.
Aivards: Purple Seal (N.Y. State Board),
1915; Calif. Federation of Women's Clubs,
Certificate of Award in Radio Play Writing
Contest, 1936.

Memberships: Nat. League of Amer. Pen
Women (Los Angeles Branch); Altadena
Circle; Altadena Woman's Club; Writers'
Club of Pasadena.
Religion : Congregational .
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf, swimming, badminton.
Home Address: 1785 Gobdyear St., Alta-
dena, Calif.
Other Address: Box 84, San Clemente, Calif.

RATCLIFF, Walter Harris, B.S., M.A.

Born: London (England), Feb. 2, 1881; s.
of Evelyn Anne (Harris) and Rev. Walter
Henry Ratcliff.

Education: Grad., Berkeley High Schools;
Univ. of Calif.; Studied architecture in
Rome and Paris.

Degrees: B.S., Univ. of Calif., 1903; M.A.,
Pacific School of Religion, 1926 (hon.).

Married: Muriel C, d. of KlvjrL-ncu and
Harry Alston Williams, in Berkeley (Calif.),
June ]!), 1912; ch.; Robert Williams, John
Peter, Margaret Alston, Muriel Mary, and
Walter Henry.

Prof. Record: Began practice as Architect
at San Francisco, i;X)7; in practice at
Berkeley, 1912—; City Architect, Berkeley,
1914-20; Architect, Pacific School of Re-
ligion (Berkeley) and Mills College (Oak-
land, Calif.), 192:5—; Principal works:
Amer. Trust Co. Bldg., Berkeley Elks Club,
Pacific .School of Religion (all of Berkeley),
Commercial Club (San Francisco; ; Mary
Morse Hall, Ethel Moore Hall, Art Build-
ings (Mills .College) ; Morrison Memorial Li-
brary (Univ. of Calif.).

Directorships: Pres. : Fidelity Guaranty Bid.
and Loan, Fidelity Mortgage Securities Co.,
Alameda County Hume Investment Co., Div.
of Fidelity Acceptance and Thrift Co.; Dlr.,
Berkeley YMCA.

Awards: Awarded, American Institute Prize
"for College and School Buildings," 1929.
Memberships: Berkeley YMCA (Dir.); Fel-
low, Royal Soc. of Arts; Amer. Inst. Ar-
chitects; Amer. Civic Assn.; Sigma Xi;
City-Commons, Orinda Country clubs.
Religion : Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: American Trust Bldg., Berke-
ley, Calif.

Home Address: 55 Roble Rd., Berkeley,


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

Dean of College of Letters, Arts and Sci-
ences and Director of Educational Program,
University of Southern California.
Born: George (South Africa), May 18, 1892;
s. of Susannah (Zondagh) and Hendrik Ja-
cobus Raubenheimer.

Education: Univ. of Cape of Good Hope;
Univ. of Cape Town.

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Cape of Good Hope,
1918; M.A., Univ. of Cape Town, 1919 and
Univ. of Columbia, 1921; Ph.D., Stanford
Univ., 1923.

Married: Mary Elizabeth de {5olyer, June 9,
1926; ch. : Mary Susannah and Judith Eliz-

Prof. Record: Came to the U. S. in 1920,
now naturalized citizen. Lecturer, Univ.
of Cape Town, 1918-19; Instr., Extension
Dept., Columbia, 1921; Research Asst.,
Stanford Univ., 1922-23; Prof, of Edn.,
U. of So. Calif., 1923 — ; now, Dean, Coll.
of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, and Dir. of
Educational Program, U. of So. Calif.
Memberships: Amer. Statis. Assn.; Western
Psychol. Assn. ; Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi,
Phi Delta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Epsilbn;
Assoc. Mem., Amer. Psychol. Assn.
Bus. Address: Univ. of Southern California,
Los Angeles, Calif. •

RAUCH, Mabel Thompson


Born: Carbondale (111.); d. of Lovina (Ren-

dleman) and Theodore Wilson Thompson.

Education: So. 111. Normal Univ.; Belmont

Coll. (Nashville, Tenn.); CJottschalk School

of Music (Chicago, 111.).

Married: J. Lee, s. of Rozella (Culp) and



Aaron J. Rauch, in Redlands (Calif.), Aug.
11, 1913; ch.: Isabelle, Lawrence Lee, Lena

Prof. Record: Over 35 stories and articles
published in last two years in leading mag-
azines in U. S., Canada, and England.
Professional singer in early life.
Publications: Stories starred in O'Brien's
collections; stories in 365 Days (pub. by
Ilarcourt) ; American Scenes. Some late
works: "Corn in Egypt" (novelette), Oct.,
1938, Chamber's Journal (London); "I'm
Glad I'm Fat!" article, Dec, 1938, Your
Life Magazine; "Morgan's Last Raid" (fic-
tion), Oct., 1939, Southern Literary Mes-
senger; "White Rose of the Cherokees,"
(novelette), Feb., 1940, Chamber's Journal,

Memberships: Authors' League of America;
Calif. Writers' Guild; Su. Calif. Woman's
Press Club.
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Reading, the theatre, a cabin
in the mountains.

Home Address: 759 No. Citrus Ave., Holly-
wood, Calif.

RAULSTON, Professor Burrell Otto.

A.B., M.D.

Prof, of Medicine, Univ. of So. Calif.
Born: Jefferson City (Tenn.) Jan. 28, 1887;
s. of Martha E. (Mitchell) and William Os-
car Raulston.

Education: Maryville Coll. (Tenn.); Rush
Med. Coll.

Degrees: A.B., Maryville Coll., 1909; M.D.,
Rush Med. Coll., 1915.

Married: Marion Churchill McCartney, May
12, 1925.

Prof. Record: Resident Pathologist, Presby-
terian Hospital (Chicago, 111.), 1916-21;
Instr. in Pathology, Rush Med. Coll., 1916-
21, Instr. and Asst. Clin. PrVDf. in Med.,
1921-24; Prof, of Med., Sch. of Med., U.
of So. Calif., since 1929.

Army Service: Served as First Lieut., Med.
Corps, U. S. Army, 1917.
Memberships: Amer. Med. Assn., Inst, of
Medicine (Chicago) ; Pacific Clinical Inter-
urban Soc. ; Assn. of Amer. Physicians;
California and Los Angeles Country clubs.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Univ. of Southern California,
School Of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif.
Hom.e Address: 200 So. Hudson Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif.

RAVETCH. Rabbi Isadore Shalom,

Ph.G., A.B., M.H.L.

Rabbi, Temple Sinai, Long Beach.
Born: Russia, May 5, 1899; s. of Miriam
Rebeccah (Frankel) and David Leon Rav-

Education: Schools of Newark (N.J.).
Degrees: Ph.G., N. J. Coll. of Pharmacy
(Rutgers), 1922; A.B., Long Island Univ.,
1930; M.H.L. and Rabbi, Jewish Inst, of

Married: Sylvia, d. of Rabbi Moses Shapiro,
in Newark (N.J.), Aug. 10, 1919; ch.: Irv-
ing Dov, Herbert Wolfe, Merona Faithe.
Prof. Record: Hebrew Instr., Montreal

(Quebec) Talmud Torah, 1916; Religious
Leader and Hebrew Instr., Montefiore Col-
ony (Alberta, Canada), 1917-18; Hebrew
Instr., Newark (N.J.) Talmud Torah, Rose-
ville (N.J.) Hebrew Assn., and Caldwell
(N.J.) Jewish Center, 1918-24; Rabbi: Tem-
ple Israel (Daytona Beach, Fla.), 1925-26,
Sons of Israel (Palisades Park, N.J.), 1927-
29, Highland Park (N.J.) Conservative Tem-
ple, 1930-35, Temple Sinai (Long Beach,
Calif.), 1935— and Dir., Talmud Torah Inst.,
Long Beach, 1935 — .

Directorships: Representative of the Nat.
Jewish Welfare Board, San Pedro Naval
Operating Base, and Long Beach Naval
Operating Base.

Memberships: Central Conf. of Amer. Rab-
bis; Alumni Assn. of Jewish Inst, of Re-
ligion; Zionist Organization of Amer.; So.
Calif. Board of Rabbis.
Religion: Jewish.

Recreations: Reading, horseback riding.
Bus. Address: 2600 E. Seventh St., Long
Beach, Calif.

Home Address: 1365 Stanley Ave., Long
Beach, Calif.

RAY, David H., A.B., B.S., M.A., C.E.,
Sc.D., F.A.A.A.S.

Building and Safety Department, Los An-

Born: New York City, July 14, 1878; s. of
Caroline (Heydorn) and Prof. Martin H.
Ray (Sch. Prin., New York City).
Education: Coll. City of New York; Colum-
bia Univ.; New Ybrk Univ.
Degrees: A.B., Coll. City of New York,
1897; B.S., 1901, M.A., 1902, Columbia;
C.E., 1902, Sc.D., 1909, New York Univ.
Married: Sara, d. of Mariner Beecher of
New Haven (Conn.), in New Haven, 1908
(dec); ch.: David Tryon (Career Man,
U.S. Foreign Serv., Attache, Tokyo, U.S.

Prof. Record: School Trustee, New York
City and Arcadia; 15 years. City Planning
Commissioner (Arcadia) ; Dir., Kensington
Mfg. Co. (New York City), 1915-19; Exam-
iner for Civil Service in New York City
and Los Angeles for Technical and Engi-
neering Examinations. Certificated Archi-
tect and Licensed Structural Engineer, State
of California.

Publications: A History of Mechanics.
Army Service: Nat. Guard (N.Y.); Signal
Corps, 4 yrs., Hosp. Corps, 1 yr., Lt. C.A.
C, Capt. Engr. Res., 4 yrs., Capt., Insp.
Gen Res., 1 yr., War Service Training Sig-
nalmen and Aviation Appraisal (New York

Memberships: Amer. SOc. Mech. Engrs (Life
Member) ; Fellow, Amer. Soc. Adv. of

Recreations: Motoring.

Bus. Address: Los Angeles City Hall, Los
Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1235 First Ave., Arcadia,

RAY, Milton S(mith)

Poet; Explorer and Ornithologist; President,
Treasurer, and Director, Ray Oil Burner

Born: San Francisco (Calif.), Feb. 26,
1881; s. of Julia Henrietta (Ruth) and Wil-
liam Smith Ray.



I'UluciiluDi : Crocker 111^11 School (Sun Fran-
cisco); Univ. of Calif. (IJcrkeley).
Marrird: liosc Carolyn, (1. of Anna and
Theodore p:tzol, in San Francisco (Calif.),
Oct. 7, 1915; ch.: Cecily Genevieve, Vir-
jjinia Carolyn, Kosalyn Dorothy.
Bus. Record: Secy.-Treas. and Dir., W. S.
Ray Mfg. Co. (San Francisco), 1907-14;
Vlce-Pres., Secy.-Treas. and Dir., 1915-28;
Secy.-Treas. and Dir., Ray Oil Burner Co.,
1929-32; Pres., Treas., and Dir., Ray Oil
Burner Co. of San Francisco and Jersey
City and Calif., since 1933.
Directorships: Dir., "Ray Park" (Eurlin-
game, Calif.) (a co-partnership), handling
and owning a 120 acre subdivision, a six
million dollar project; also Raycliff Terrace
Subdivision, San Francisco.
Publications: The Farallones, The Painted
World, and Other Poems of California (2
vols.), 1934 ;Poems, 1936.
Service Record: Since 1934 has been a Mem-
ber of the San Francisco Contract Board
of the U. S. War Dept.

Awards: Honor Flag from U. S. (Jovt. as
Dir. of an Auxiliary War Plant at San
Francisco (1918).

Memberships: Research Associate in Ornith-
ology of Calif. Acad, of Sciences; Amer.
Orinthologists Union; British Ornithological
Club: Cooper Club; P.E.N. (San Francisco
chapter) .

Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Tennis, music, exploration
trips, ornithological field work, and literary

Bus. Addess: 401-499 Bernal Ave., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Address: 2901 Broadway, San Fran-
cisco, 2399 Baker St., San Francisco, Calif.,
and 629 Grove St., Jersey City, N.J. *

RAY, Professor P(erleY) Orman,

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

Professor of Political Science, University of
California (Berkeley) .

Born: Colchester (Vt.), Dec. 11, 1875; s. of
Mary Isadora (Williams) and Orman P. Ray.
Education: Univ. of Vermont; Cornell; Univ.
of Wisconsin.

Degrees: A.B., 1898, M.A., 1902, Univ. of
Vermont; Ph.D., Cornell, 1909; LL.D., Univ.
of Vermont, 1931.

Married: Florence E., d. of Adela A. and
Henry J. Nelson, in Burlington (Vt.), Au-
gust 9, 1905; ch.: Mrs. Rosalind Ray
Wheeler, Joyzelle F. Ray.
Prof. Record: Instr., Asst. Prof., PrV)f., of
History and Political Science, The Pennsyl-
vania State College, 1903-14; Northam Prof,
of History, Trinity College (Hartford), 1914-
15; Prof, of Pol. Science, Northwestern
Univ., 1915-26; Prof, of Pol. Science, Univ.
Of Calif., 1926—.

Publications: The Repeal of the Missouri
Compromise, 1909; Introduction to Political
Parties atid Practical Politics (3 editions,
1913-24) ; Major European Governments,
1931; Introduction to Avierican Government
(with F. A. Ogg, in 6 editions, 1922-38) :
Essentials of American Governmeyit (with
F. A. Ogg, 3 editions, 1932-40).
Memberships: Phi Delta Theta, Phi Beta
Kappa, Phi Delta Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha;

Faculty Club (Berkeley;; Commonwealth
Club (San Francisco).
Religion: Protestant (Congregational)
Politics: Independent Republican.
Bu.i. Address: Univ. of California, Berkeley,

Home Address: 221 Southampton Ave., Ber-
keley, Calif.

RAY. Raymond Franklin, A.B.

Lawyer; Manager and Member. Board of
Directors, Metropolitan Mercantile Agency,

Born: Chickasha (Okla.), Sept. 27, 1905; s.
of Kathryn (Monroney) and C. Franklin Ray.
Education: Occidental Coll.; Univ. bf So.

Degrees: A.B., Occidental College, 1923.
Married: Rita Fae, d. of James Walter
Mitchell, in Ventura (Calif.), July 30, 1937.
Prof. Record: Formerly employed by Securi-
ty First Nat. Bank (Los Angeles). With Met-
ropolitan Trust Co. (Los Angeles), 1924-38;
former Assoc, of Kenneth Burns (law), Santa
Ana (Calif.), employee of Dun & Bradstreet,
Inc., Mgr., So. Finance Service (Pasadena).
FV)r last five yrs., private practice of law,
and Mgr. and Member, Bd. of Dirs., Metro-
politan Mercantile Agency, Inc.
Directorships: Dir. in Metropolitan Mercan-
tile Agency, Inc. of Los Angeles, San Fran-
cisco, and Oakland (Calif.).
Army Record: As a youth was corporal in
160th Inf., Co. G, Calif. Nat. Guard; from
1935 — has held commissioned rank in Calif.
Naval Militia.

Mernberships: Member, State Bar of Calif.
Religion: Protestant (Congregational).
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Horseback riding, boating, golf.
Bus. Address: 318 West Ninth St.f-TCos An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 536 No. Alexandria Ave.,
Los Angeles, Calif.

REA, Paul Marshall,

A.B., M.A., F.A.A.A.S.
Mycological Research; Former Museum Dir.
Born: Cotuit (Mass.), Feb. 13, 1878; s. of
S. Helen (Mudgett) and Rev. John T. Rea.
Education: Phillips E.xeter Acad., 1892-95;
Williams Coll.; Columbia Univ., 1899-1900,
1902-03; Marine Biological Lab. (Woods
Hole, Mass.), summer, 1898, 1899.
Degrees: A.B., 1899, and M.A., 1901, Wil-

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