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Bus. Address: 2100 Mills Tower, San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Address: 975 Roble Ridge., Palo Alto,

SHIELDS. Ivine, Mus.B., Mus.M.
Instructor of Vocal and Choral Music, Sacra-
mento Jr. Coll.

Born: Mullan (Idaho); d. of Agnes (Stoker)
and George Shields.

Education: Univ. of Utah; Columbia Sch. of
Music (Chicago); many pvt. teachers and
summer schs. ; Louise St. John Westervelt,
Anna Colburn Plummer, Louis Victor Saar,

Degrees: Mus.B., Columbia Sch. of Music,
1923; Mus.M., College of the Pacific, 1930.
Prof Record: Head of Music Dept., Stickney
Sch. (Chicago), 1923-27; Supervisor of Music
Wheaton Pub. Schs. (111.), 1923-27; Instr of
Voice, Chicago Latin Sch. for Girls, 1926;
Concert tour of southern and eastern states,
1927-28; Concert tour of west, summer of
1926, middle west, 1927; Head of Music Dept.,
Ross State Teachers Coll., 1928-29 and sum-
mer, 1929; summers of 1935-1936 at San Jose
State Teachers Coll.; has been Instr. of Vocal
and Choral Music, Sacramento Jr. Coll. since
1931, where she is Dir. of the Sacramento Jr.
Coll A Cappella Choir which is well known
by its trips throughout Calif., local and natl.
broadcasts, etc.

Directorships: Pres., No. Section, Western
Music Educs. Conf.

Publications: Operettas written in collabora-
tion with sisters, Laurene and Hattlebell:
Palace of Carelessness, 1928; Station Cloud-
ville 1930 (Raymond Hoffman, Chicago) ;
Lindy, 1928 (Gamble-Hinged Music Co., Chi-
cago); In Old Virginny, 1928 (Clayton
Summy (Chicago) ; numerous articles on vocal
and choral problems.

Memberships: Amer. League of Pen Women.
Religion: Congregational.

Recreations: Reading, writing poetry, and
flower arrangement.

Bus. Address: Sacramento Junior Coll., Sac-
ramento, Calif.

Home Address: 959 - 36th St., Sacramento,


Judge of the Superior Court.
Born- On a farm near Sacramento (Calif.),
April 4, 1862; s. of Elizabeth (Bowe) and
John Shields.

Education: Country Public School and Sacra-
mento Institute.

Married: Carolee, d. of Caroline and Levi
Wilsey, in Sacramento, Aug. 1, 1901.
Prof Record: Admitted to practice of law in
1884; twice Trustee, Calif. State Library;
Private Secy, to (3ov. Budd, 1895 and 1896;
Secy, of State Agr. Soc, 1898 and 1899; elect-
ed Judge of the Superior Court in 1900, and
has been periodically re-elected to the present.
Led the movement to create, and drew the
bill creating the School of Agr. and Branch of
the Univ. of Calif, at Davis (Calif.).
Politics: Ardent democrat.
Recreations: Farming, breeding fancy Jersey

Bus. Address: Court House, Sacramento,

Home Address: 2009 - 23rd St., Sacramento,

SHILKRET. Nathaniel. Mus.D.
Conductor, Composer.
Born: New York City; s. of Rose (Zeger) and

William Shilkret.
Education: New York Pub. Schs.; City Coll.
of New York.

Degrees: Mus.D. (Hon.) Bethany Coll. (Linds-
borg, Kan.), 1935.

Married: Anne, d. of Philip Finston, in Brook-
lyn (N.Y.); ch.: Arthur.

Prof Record: Clarinet Soloist at si.x; joined
Victor Herbert when thirteen; Russian Sym-
phony; Damrosch (New York Symphony);
Clarinetist and Pianist, New York Philhar-
monic under Safanov and Mahler; Metropoli-
tan Opera House Musical; Dir., Victor Re-
cordings at twenty. Mgr. for twelve yrs., is
still recording for RCA Victor; RKO Musical
Chief 1935-37; Composer of classics and pop-
ular 'music; recorded over 35,000 records;
5 000 radio sponsored programs ; hundreds of
feature pictures and shorts; composed clarinet
quintet, sextet, Skyward Symphonic Poem
(dedicated to Commdr. Byrd), New York Ov-
erture New York Ballet, Christmas Overture,
many suites, violin solos, etc.; some of his
popular successes are: Jeannine, I Dream of
Lilac Time; Lonesome Road; The First Time
I Saw You; and many others.
Directorships: Pres., W. A. Quincke & Co.
Compositions: Plantation Dance (Schirmer),
Wee Bit o' Heart (Fischer), and popular mu-
sic published by Feist, Remick, Berlin, Quinc-
ke, Robbins, Paramount, and too many others
to enumerate.

Recreations: Golf, swimming, tennis, and

Bus. Address: 48 West 48th St., New York,

Home Address: 28 East 73rd St., New York,

SHIPLEY, Mrs. Maynard (see deFORD
Miriam Allen)



SHIPMAN, Professor Sidney Jerome,

B.S., M.D.

Clinical I'rofossor, University of California
Medical School.

Horn: Armada (Mich.». Jan. 11, 1896; s. of
Helen (Fogs) and Wllkie Shlpman.
Education: Univ. of Mich.
Degrees: B.S., 1917, M.D., 1919, Univ. oC

Married: Geneva, d. of Harry G. Hayes, In
Hastings (Mich.;, 1918.

Prof. Record: Practiced medicine in San Fran-
cisco since 1923.

Army Service: Medical Engr. Res. Corps,
1917-19, World War I.

Memberships: Phi Rho Sigma; Phi Mu Alpha.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreati07is : Boating, fishing.
Bus. Address: 490 Post St., W. San Francisco,

Home Address: 135 Darien Way, San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

SHIPPEY. (Henry) Lee


Born: Memphis (Tenn.), Feb. 26, 1884; s. of
Elizabeth Kerr (Freligh) and Capt. William
Francis Shippey.

Education: Kansas City Public Schools.
Married: Madeleine, d. of Berthe, and Georges
Babin, in France, 1920; ch.: Henry, Charles,
John, Frant:, Sylvia.

Prof. Record: Reporter and Columnist, Kan-
sas City Star, 1906-08; Publisher, Higgins-
ville (Mo.) Jeffersonian, 1908-16; Foreign
Correspondent, Kansas City Star, 1917-19;
free-lance mag. writer, 1920; Edit., Tampico
Press. 1921-22; free-lance, 1922-27; Columnist,
Los Angeles Times, 1927 — .

Publications: Where Nothing Ever Happens;
The Girl Who Wanted E.rperience; The Great
American Family; If We Only Had Money;
California Progress.

Memberships: Authors' Club of Hollywood
(Vice-Pres.) ; Calif. Writers' Guild (Pres.);
Sigma Delta Chi; Epsilon Phi; Alpha Phi
Gamma; and Alpha Eta Rho (all hon.).
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Independent Democrat.
Recreations: Reading, hil<ing.
Bus. Address: The Los Angeles Times, Los
Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: Sierra Madre, Calif.

SHIRES, The Reverend Dean Henry
Herbert, M.E., B.D., D.D.
Dean, Church Divinity School of the Pacific.
Born: Troy (N.Y.), June 7, 1S86; s. of Lucy
Pateman (Plumb) and Holman Hall Shires.
Education: Cornell Univ.; Columbia Univ.;
General Theological Seminary.
Degrees: M.E., Cornell, 1908; B.D., General
Theological Seminary, 1912; D.D., Pacific
School of Religion, 1935.

Married: I\lable, d. of C. J. Millis, in San
Francisco (Calif.), Nov. 8, 1913; ch.: Henry

Memberships: Beta Theta Pi.
Religion: Protestant (Episcopal).
Bus. Address: 2451 Ridge Rd., Berkeley, Calif.
Home Address: 2457 Ridge Rd., Berkeley.
Calif. •

SHIRK. Mary Kimberly. A.B.

Cluliwoniin ; (injilcn .(uljjloe Chairman, State
Federation of Women's Clut>s.

Born: Ncenah (Wis.), April 2, 1881; d. of
Helen (Cheney) and John Alfred Klmiierly.

Education: Mary A. Burnham School; Mrs.
Loring's School; Smith College.

Degrees: A.B., Smith College, 1904.

Married: Elbert Walker, s. of Milton Shirk,
in Redlands (Calif.), March 7, 19f)5.

Directorships: Trustee, Scrlpps College; Bd.
Member, YWCA.

Memberships: Contemporaray Club of Red-
lands; Pro America; Women's Athletic Club.
Los Angeles.

Religion: Congregational.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Motoring, drama, concerts, read-

Home Address: 'Kimberly Crest," Redlands,

SHIVELY, Douglas. A.B.

Banker; Painter; Executive Vice-President,
Citizens State Bank of Santa Paula.

Born: Santa Paula, April 10, 1896; s. of Ida
(Layman) and A. L. Shively (both dec).

Education: Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Calif., 1921.

Married: Lucy Mae, d. of Ella and Fred M.
Smith; ch.: Carolyn Jean, Kathryn Adele.

Prof. Record: After grad. from Calif, in 1921,
took job with First Nat. Bank of Santa Paula,
worked there five yrs., leaving as Asst. Cash-
ier. Opened a studio and office; making liv-
ing partly as prof, landscape painter, finance
and accounting; in 1929, helped father organ-
ize the Citizens State Bank of Santa Paula,
and at his death in 1934, apptd. Exec. Vice-

Directorships: Citizens State Bank of Santa
Paula; Bardsdale Heights Citrus Co.; South
Mountain Lemon Co.; Pres., Bd. of Trustees,
Presbyterian Ch. ; Exec. Council, Calif. Bank-
ers Assn.; Bd. of Dir., Independent Bankers
Assn. of So. Calif.

Army Service: Co. B 316th Ammunition Train,
91st Div. (World War I); 10 mos. in U.S.,
and 10 mos. overseas.

Memberships: Calif. Art Club (Los Angeles);
Amer. Legion : Chamber of Comm. ; Rancheras
Visitadores (Santa Barbara, Calif.).

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Painting (one-man show each
year), tennis, horseback riding.

Bus. Address: 948 Main St., Santa Paula,

Home Address: 1158 Woodland Dr., Santa
Paula, Calif. •

SHONNARD, Jr.. Mrs. Ludlow (see
FOX, Christy. A.B.)



SHONTZ, Orfa Jean. LL.B.
Judge, Municipal Court.

Born; Avoca (Io\val : d. of Jean Anderson
(Collins) and Benjam Shontz.
Education: Correctionville (Iowa).
Degrees: LL.B., Iowa State Coll. (Ames,
Iowa), and Univ. of So. Calif. (Los Angeles),

Prof. Record: Deputy County Probation Offi-
cer, 1911-14; Referee, Probate Court, 1914-
15; First Referee of Juvenile Court (Los An-
geles Co.), 1915-20; City Clerk (Los Angeles),
1921; private law practice, 1922-33; State
Board of Equalization, 1935; Judge, Municipal
Court, City of Los Angeles, 1935—, assigned
to Small (ilaims Division.

Memberships: Phi Delta Delta Fraternity
(First Natl. Pres., 1918-19> ; Prof. Women's
Club of Los Angeles (Past Pres.); Bus. and
Prof. Women's Club of Los Angeles (Past
Pres.); Los Angeles Bar Assn.; State Bar;
Natl. Lawyers' Guild; Natl. Women Lawyers;
P.E.O., Iowa State Soc; Associated Women.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Automobile trips.
Bus. Address: 316 W. Temple St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 10978 Tujunga Canyon Blvd.,
Tujunga, Calif.

SHORE. Henrietta


Born: Toronto (Can.), d. of Charlotte (Hull)
and Henry Shore.

Education: St. Margaret's Coll. (Toronto,
Can.); New York Sch. of Art; Art Students'
League (N.Y. City) ; Heatherley Art Sch.
(London, Eng.); Haarlem (Holland).

Prof. Record: Became an Amer. Citizen in
New York City, 1921 ; lived for a number, of
yrs. in New York and London (Eng.); is one
of the twenty- five Amer. Artists chosen to
represent Amer. Art in Paris, 1924; has ex-
hibited in most of the leading exhibitions of
this country and Canada; exhibited in Lon-
don, Paris, and Liverpool by invitation of the
Canadian Govt.; has held one-man exhibitions
at: Kraushaar's Art Gallery (New York)
1921, Los Angeles Mus. of History, Science,
and Art, 1914 and 1917; M. H. de Young Mus.
(San Francisco) 1933, and Georgette Passedoit
Gallery (New York City) 1939; held retrospec-
tive exhibitions at: Ehrich's Gallery (New
York City) 1923, Worcester Art Mus. (Mass.)
1923, Minnesota State Fair, 1923, Los Angeles
Mus. of History, Science, and Art, 1927, and
Calif. Palace of the Legion of Honor (San
Francisco) 1928 and 1931; represented: U.S.
Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.) by
lithograph, Yachting on the Bay, Natl. Gal-
lery of Canada (Ottawa) by painting, Negro
Woman and Children, Mus. of Fine Arts
(Dallas, Tex.) by lithograph. Water Lily,
Fine Arts Gallery (San Diego, Calif.) by five
lithographs, Univ. of Washington (Seattle)
by lithograph. Yachting on the Bay, Presidio
of Monterey (Calif.), Santa Cruz (Calif.)
Post Office, Old Custom House (Monterey,
Calif.) by one mural, and Monterey Post
Office by one mural.

Awards: Silver Medal (Panama Calif. Expn.),
1914 and 1915; First Prize (San Francisco Soc.
of Women Artists), la28; First Prize for
Graphic Arts (San Francisco Art Assn.), 1931.

Mcjnberships: New York Soc. of Women
Painters and Sculptors (one of Founders) ;
Los Angeles Modern Art Soc. (one of Found-
Home Address: Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif. *


President, Merchants and Manufacturers As-

Born: San Bernardino (Calif.), Jan. 8, 1874;
s. of Sarah (Sumner) and Timothy V. Shoup.
Education: Knoxville (Iowa), Oskaloosa
(Iowa) and San Bernardino (Calif.) High

Married: Rose, d. of John T. Wilson in San
Francisco (Calif.), Dec. 3, 1899; eh.: Carl,
Jack, Louise.

Bus. Record: Employee, Santa Fe shops (San
Bernardino) ; then Clerk in the commercial
office of the So. Pac. Co., Freight and Ticket
Clerk, Telegraph Operator, Asst. Agent,
Agent, So. Pac. and various motor lines (San
Bernardino); Clerk, So. Pac. Gen. Passenger
Office (San Francisco), District Freight and
Passenger Agent (San Jose, Calif.); Asst.
Gen. Freight Agent (Portland, Ore.), So. Pac.
and Union Pac, Asst. Gen. Passenger Agent
(San Francisco), Exec. Officer in various
subsidiary electric lines, oil and land compan-
ies (So. Pac), Pres., Pac. Electric Ry. (Los
Angeles), Vice-Pres. and Asst. to Pres., So.
Pac Co. (San Francisco), Pres. of Pac. Oil
and Associated Oil (related by ownership to
the So. Pac), Exec. Vice-Pres. of So. Pac,
Pres., So. Pac. (San Francisco), Vice-Chmn.
of Exec. Com. and Bd. of Dirs., So. Pac Co.
(New York), now, retired Viee-Chmn.; Pres.,
Merchants and Manufacturers Assn. (Los An-
geles) .

Directorships: Tidewater Associated Oil Co.;
First National Bank (Los Altos), and various
public organizations.

Memberships: Bankers Club (N.Y.) ; Pacific
Union and Bohemian Clubs (San Francisco) ;
California and Jonathan Clubs (Los Angeles).
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 725 So. Spring St., Los Angeles,

City Address: California Club, Los Angeles,
Home Address: Los Altos, Calif.

SHOW, Stuart Bevier. A.B., M.A.
Region Forester, California Region U.S. For-
est Service.

Born: Waco (Nebr.), April 9, 1886; s. of
Bucephalia (Wolph) and Arley B. Show.
Education: Stanford and Yale Universities.
Degrees: A.B., Stanford, 1909; M.A., Yale,

Married: Mabel J., d. of J. O. Griffin, in
Washington, 1910; ch.: Barbara C. Volar-
vich, Elizabeth M., Jean K. Clark, Stuart
Bevier, Jr.

Prof. Record: Entered Forest Service as For-
est Asst. on the Shasta Natl., Forest, 1910;
Promoted to Forest Examiner specializing in
fire research and reforestation studies at
Feather River Experiment Station, 1915; pro-
moted to Regional Office (San Francisco),
1918; later the same year became Silvicultur-
ist in charge of Research; appointed to posi-
tion of District Forester, 1926; now Regional
Forester of Calif. Region, U.S. Forest Serv-
ice, Dept. of Agriculture.



I'lililiriitionii: lias wrillcn man.\' hullelins,
liaiidhooks and articles hoaririK' on forostry.

MrmbcrshiiJs: Soc. of Amcr. T'orcslcrs; Calif.
Acad, of Science; Comnionwoallh Club of

Recreations: Amateur photoRrnphy, hunting,

Bus. Address: 760 Market St., San Francisco,

Home Address: 376 Addison Ave., Palo Alto,
Calif. •

SHOWMAN, Harry Munson. E.M., M.A.

Mathomatician and lIni\orsity Administration;
Uegistrar and Lecturer in Mathematics, Uni-
versity of California, Los Angeles.
Born: Denver (Colo.), April 17, 1889; s. of
Alice Virginia (Munson) and Harry D. Show-

Education: Colorado School of Mines; Har-
vard University; University of Chicago.
Degrees: E.M., Colo. Sch. of Mines, 1910;
M.A., Harvard Univ., 1919.
Married: Verdie Gertrude, d. of Sarah Eliza-
beth and John T. Crews, in Denver (Colo.),
April 20, 1911; ch. : Harry Crews.
Prof. Record: Member of Faculty, Colorado
School of Mines, 1910-18, Case School of Ap-
plied Science, 1919-20; Univ. of Calif., 1920 — ;
Registrar and Lecturer in Mathematics, Univ.
of Calif., Los Angeles, 1928 — .
Meyyiberships: Tau Beta Pi, Mason.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

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

Home Address: 10770 Weyburn Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

SHRADER, Edwin Roscoe

Artist; Director of Art Instruction, Otis Art

Born: Quincy (111.1; s. of Eva J. (Mattison)
and Edwin Ruthven Shrader, P.H.D.
Education: Art Institute of Chicago; Scholar-
ship pupil of Howard Pyle (illustration) ;
Charles Rosen, Birge Harrison, VV. L. Lath-
rop and Edward Redfield (painting).
Married: Elisabeth, d. of W. D. Condit, in
Brooklyn (N.Y.); ch.; John C, E. Roscoe,
Jr., Elisabeth Anne.

Prof. Record: Illustrator for Harper's, Scrib-
ner's. Century and other magazines and book
publishers for number of years; painted and
exhibited in standard exhibitions of art; win-
ner of numerous awards; associated with Otis
Art Institute since its establishment as In-
structor and Director; Pres., Calif. Art Club
for a number of years and has held offices in
other art organizations.

Memberships: Calif. Art Club; Pasadena Soc.
of Artists; Soc. of Fine Arts (Wilmington,
Delaware), etc.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Independent.

Recreations: Archaeology, exploration, moun-
tain climbing, travel.

Bus. Address: 2401 Wilshire Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 4300 Oakwood Ave., La Can-
ada, Calif. •

SHRODES. Caroline, Ph.B., M.A.

Insliuclor in l';nglish, Stockton Junior Col-

Born: Madl.son (Minn.); s. of Clara (Biasing)
and Dr. George Shrodes.

Education: Eveleth Junior College; Univer-
sity of Chicago; University of California;
University of Wisconsin.

Degrees: Ph.B., ^928, and M.A., 19.'54, Univ.
of Chicago.

Prof. Record: Head of English Dept. (Gon-
zales, Calif.), 19,'}0-.32; Instr. in English, St.
Mary's Hall (Faribault, Minnesota), 1934-
36; Instr. in English, Frances Shimer Jr.
Coll. (Mt. Carroll, III.), 1936-.37; Asst. In
English, Univ. of Wisconsin, 1937-39; Instr.
in English, Stockton Jr. Coll., 1939 — .
Publications: With Justine Van Gundy and
Oscar Campbell, Patterns For Living (Mac-
millan), 1940.

Membershiiis: National Council of Teachers
of English.
Religion: Unitarian.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Stockton Junior Coll., Stock-
ton, Calif.

Home Address: 2135 Lakeside Ave., Stockton,
Calif. •

SIBLEY, Edward Carroll. B.S., M.A.,
Ph.D., Litt.D., LL.D., D.D.
Author, Lecturer, Educator.
Born: Toledo (Ohio), Jan. 18, 1906; s. of Bird
Lavinia (Johnson) and James Albert Sibley.
Education: Public schools of Ohio and Mis-
souri; Culver Military Acad.; Harvard Univ.;
Universities of Berlin, Heidelberg and Paris;
St. Louis Univ.

Degrees: B.S., cum laude. Harvard Univ.,
1927; M.A., St. Louis Univ., 1935; Ph.D.,
Andhra Univ., 1938; Litt.D., Amer. Intnl.
Acad., 1939; LL.D., Calif. Assoc. Colls., 1940;
D.D., Church of America, 1940.
Married: Isabelle Brooke, d. of Dr. Holds-
worth Wheeler Bond, in Detroit (Mich.), Feb.

10, 1930; ch.; John Scudder, Edward Carroll,

11, James Anderson.

Prof. Record: Worked in various factories
(summers), 1922-27; Securities Salesman, Bit-
ting & Co. (St. Louis); Investments, 1928-29;
Partner, Morse-Sibley & Co. (St. Louis), 1929-
30; Statistician. Mississippi Valley Trust Co.
(St. Louis), 1930-33; Prof, of Economics, Mis-
souri Inst, of Law, 1931-36; Assoc. Literary
Critic, St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 1929-33;
Editor, Legal Tender, 1931-33; Natl. Pub.
Speaking Chmn., Amer. Inst, of Banking
(Amer. Bankers Assn.), 1933; Pres., Sibley
Investment Co., 1933-36; Dean, School of
Univ. Philosophy, 1936-39; Assoc. Dir. of
Speakers Bureau, Anti-Single Tax Campaign,
1938; Asso. Director of Speakers Bureau,
Anti-Thirty-Thursday, 1939; Author-Lecturer;
Dean, College of Arts and Letters, Los An-
geles Univ. of Applied Education.
Directorships: Western Chmn., America's
Good- Will Union; Pres., Intnl. Peace Alliance;
Pres., League of Western Writers (L.A. (Chap-
ter) ; Pres., Calif. Pickwick Club; Pres., Soc.
for Universal Educ. ; Dir., Civilian Defenders
of America; Pres., Amer. Soc. of World Cul-
ture; Vice-Pres. and Dir., Intnl. Bible Studv
Alliance; Vice-Pres. and Dir.. P.A.C. and
I.M.T.S.; Dir.. Los Angeles County Farm
Chemurgic Council; Pres., People's Allied
Concord, 1940 — ; Mgr., Speakers Bureau,
Willkie Volunteers, So. Calif., 1940 — ; Vice-
Pres., Church of America, 1940 — .



Publications: Barrie and His Contemporaries;
Nor Time Nor Tide; Uncle Dan; The Problem
of the Categories; Dynamic Peace; The Divine
Plan; This Life Is Yours; How to Speak Ef-
fectively in Public; The Categories in Modern
Philosophy; Dickens For Moderns; Co-Editor,
Mark Twain Quarterly.

Army Record: Lieutenant, Field Artillery,
O.R.C., U.S. Army.

Awards: Order of the Crown of Thorns; Or-
der of the Crown of Charlemagne; M(?daille
d'Honneur de Mcrite Francais; Chevalier, An-
cienne Abbaye; Commandeur, Grand Prix Hu-
manitaire de Belgique; Chancellor, People's
Institute; Order of Meru; Honorary Deputy
Sheriff, Los Angeles County; has received
numerous decorations and foreign orders from
France, Belgium, Holland and Switzerland
for his efforts in behalf of World Peace; as
a Boy Scout won the Eagle Medal with five
Silver Palms and 105 Merit Badges, thereby
establishing a world's record that has never
been equalled in the history of the movement.
Memberships: Sons of the American Revolu-
tion; Delta Sigma Rho; Green Lampers; Ma-
sons; Knights of Dunamis; Beethoven Soc;
Intnl. Mark Twain Soc; Amer. Historical
Soc. ; Missouri Historical Soc. ; Inst, of Amer.
Genealogy; Socialarians; Soc. of Juridica;
Shakespeare Soc; Emerson Soc; Eugene
Field Soc; Acad, of Amer. Antiquities; Jr.
Chamber of Com.; Amer. Philosophical Assn.;
Spinoza Soc; Califs Writers' Guild; Dickens
Fellowship; Natl. Educ. Assn.; Theosophical
Soc; English Speaking Union; Poet Laureate
League; Soc. of Amer. Poetry; Amer. Poetry
Assn.; Acad, of Amer. Poets; Boy Scouts of
Amer.; Hollywood Writers' Round Table;
Pan-America Concord ; Ozark Research Soc. ;
Military Order of the Firing Squad; Republi-
can Assembly; Republicans of So. Calif.; Sea-
bury Fellowship; Dramatic League; Clubs:
Santa Monica Deauville; Kex; St. Louis
Authors; Pickwick; Rupertia; Wilshire Break-
fast; University (St. Louis); Harvard; Mis-
souri Athletic; Public Que.stions; Southern
(Boston); City; John O'London; London
Press; Racket.

Religion: Protestant Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Swimming, badminton.
Bits. Address: 2732 McConnell Dr., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Other Address: "Destiny Bay," Harbor
Springs, Michigan.

SIGNER, John Joseph Bernard

Recording Director, Colortone Productions.
Born: Fresno (Calif.), 1906; s. of Grace Ellen
(McCarthy) and Louis Peter Signer.
Education: Sacred Heart College and Lick

Married: Phyllis, d. of Annice and S. J.
Vance, in Oklahoma City, 1914.
Prof. Record: Chief Studio Control Engineer,
Pickwick Broadcasting Corp., 1929-30; En-
gineering Supervisor, Recording Supervisor,
Radio KGU (Honolulu), 1931-39; experimen-
tal recording. Bishop Museum (Honolulu),
1936; collaborated with the Rev. Judd in
transcribing scriptures for the blind in Hawa-
iian language, 1937; Technical Director of
original Hawaiian recordings under John
Noble and Charles E. King (Honolulu); Chief
Engineer, Lewis Recording Co., 1939-40; now.
Recording Director, Colortone Productions
(San Francisco, Calif.).

Publications: Technical Column, Honolulu Ad-
vertiser, 19.33-34.

Navy Record: Naval Reserve, Communications
Division, 1922-24.

Memberships: Outrigger and Puerto Del Oro
Yacht Clubs.
Religion: Catholic.
Politics: Independent.

Recreations: Riding, sailing, tennis, boxing.
Bus. Address: 681 Market St., San Francisco,

Home Address: 1545 Green St., San Francisco,
Calif., and 71 Atwood, Sausalito, Calif. •

SILSBY, Clifford

Landscape Artist; Designer.
Born: New Haven (Conn.), Aug. 15, 1896; s.
(adopted) 6f Wilson Silsby.
Education: High School (Chicago); Julian
Academie (Paris) under Laurens, Dechenaud,
Royer, the American painter Jules Pages and
at the Beaux- Arts (Paris).
Prof. Record: Came to Hollywood for Univer-
sal Film Co., 1912, and has since been asso-
ciated with art depts. of Masterpiece Films,
Harold Llovd, Wm. Fox Co., Metro Co.,
Twentieth Century-Fox, United Artists, Col-
umbia Films and Chas. Chaplin; worked on
Max Reinhardt's production The Miracle in
New York City, 1923; traveled and sketched
thru France for film companies, 1920-23; five
etchings in Paris Salon, 1923; exhibited Reit-
linger Galleries, Simonson Galleries (Paris)
1922; traveled and painted thru Italy, Spain
and France, 1930-34; one-man show of pastels
in the Los Angeles Museum of Art, 1936; rep-

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