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Degrees: A.B., Augustana Coll., 1910; B.L.S.,
U. of 111., 1911; M.S., U. of Iowa, 1917; Ph.D.,
U. of Calif., 1924.

Married: Bessie C, d. of Albert F. Lockhart,
in Moline (111.), 1914; ch.: Marcus L.,
Vance E.

Prof. Record: Librarian and Prof., Augustana
Coll., 1911-17; Librarian, Evanston (111.)
public library. 1917-19; in charge, Information
Service Station, R. H. Donnelley Corp., (Chi-
cago), 1919-20; Librarian and Instr., Calif.
Polytechnic Inst. (San Luis Obispo, Calif.),
1920-22; Prof, of Math, and Librarian, Whit-
tier Coll., 1920-40; Librarian, San Francisco
Junior Coll., 1940 — .

Publications: Books in the Denkmann Mem-
orial Library (Augustana), 1914; The Normal
Quartic Curve of Four Space (Univ. of Cal-
if.), 1925; numerous articles on librarianship,
in newspapers and prof, journals.

Army Record: Camp Librarian at Camp Pike

(Little l{ock. Ark.), and at Great Lakes

Naval Training Station (HI.).

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Itepubllcan.

Bus. Address: San Francisco Junior Coll.,

San Francisco, Calif.

Home Address: .'5090 21st Ave., San Francisco,


SKILLEN. Jane. A.B., M.D.

Head Physician, Surgical Service, Olive View


Born: Co. Down (Ireland), July 30, 1895; d.

of Jane (Irvine) and Arthur Skillen.

Education: Univ. of Mich.

Degrees: A.B., 1924, and M.D., 1928, Univ.
of Mich.

Married: Dr. Emil, s. of Dr. Boris Bogen, In
Phoeni.x (Ariz.), Apr. 15, 1933; ch.: Elizabeth,
Ellen Skillen.

Prof. Record: Began as Interne, City and Co.
Hosp., San Francisco (Calif.), 1928; has been
Resident Physician, Olive View Sanatorium,
since 1929; now in the capacity of Head
Physician, Surgical Service.
Publications: Articles on tuberculosis and its
surgical treatment in the Journal of the Amer.
Med Assn., the Amer. Review of Tuberculosis,
the Journal of Thoracic Surgery, and other
professional journals.

Army Service: Employee, A.E.F., 1918-19;

Army of Occupation, 1919.

Memberships: Amer. Med. Assn.; Los Angeles

Co. Med. Soc; Trudean Soc; Coll. of Chest


Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Hiking.

Bus. Address: Olive View Sanatorium, Olive
View, Calif.

Home Address: 22 Sycamore St., Olive View,

SKINNER. Charlotte Butler

Painter, Etcher.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.); d. of Antonia
Francesca (Volmer) and Thomas Bernard

Education: San Francisco Pub. Schools; Calif.
School of Fine Arts in San Francisco (affil-
iated with Univ. of Calif.).

Married: William Lyle, s. of Marguerite and
Joseph Skinner, in San Francisco, Oct. 23,
1905; ch.: Louis V. (lawyer in Oakland).

Prof. Record: Was Asst. Teacher of Drawing,
Calif. Sch. of Fine Arts (San Francisco)
before marriage, also conducted classes of
own before and after 1905; is a Painter of
landscapes, oils and water color, monotypes,
etchings, and drawings; work is shown in
leading galleries of the western states, in Los
Angeles Musuem of Art, Pub. Libr., San
Francisco Annual, Portland (Ore.), Utah, and
other outside galleries; is represented in Calif.
State Libr.

Memberships: Las Amigas Del Morro (Wo-
man's Club of Morro Bay).

Politics: Democrat.

Home Address: Morro Bay, Calif.



SKINNER, Colonel George Alfred,

DS.M., U. S. Army (retired), M.D.,
F.A.C.S., F.A.C.P.
Army Officer.

Born: Osage (Iowa), June 11, 1870; s. of
Harriet (Allen) and Wm. Henry Skinner.
Education: St. Paul Central High Sch.; Rush
Med. Coll.; Interne, Cook Co. Hosp. (Chi-
cago) .

Degrees: M.D., Rush Med. Coll., 1892.
Married: CJeorgiana B., d. of Ella (Lyman)
and John French Golding, in Chicago (111.),
Apr 16, 1896; ch.: Marian Ruth (Mrs. Laur-
ence A. King), Major Leslie A. (U.S. Army),
Lucille Elizabeth (Mrs. R. S. Lincoln).
Prof Record: Prof. Emeritus in Public Health,
U of Neb.; entered U.S. Army in 1896 and
served through all grades from First Lieut.
to Col. of Med. Corps; was in active service
from Oct., 1896 to June, 1934.
Publications: Numerous medical articles in
scientific journals and in Hygeia, Health,
Everybody's Health, Scientific American; an
article in recent book, Readers Digest Reader.
Awards: Distinguished Service Medal; French
Service Sante; Philippine Insurrection, Span-
Amer. War: Mex. border. Over-seas, etc.
Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Coll. of Sur-
geons and Amer. Coll. of Physicians; Mem.,
Amer. Med. Assn., JVIilitary Surgeons, Ala-
meda Co. Medical Assn., and local clubs.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Gardening, metal and wood
working, music, and traveling.
Home Address: 640 The Alameda, Berkeley,

Other Address: Adjutant General, U.S. Army,
Washington, D.C.

SLEMONS, J(osiah) Morris, A.B., M.D.,
M.A., F.A.C.S.

Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist,
Good Samaritan Hosp.

Born: Salisbury (Md.), Nov. 9, 1876; s. of
Martha Ann (Morris) and Francis Marion

Degrees- A.B., John Hopkins, 1897; M.D.,
Johns Hopkins, 1901; M.A., Yale U., 1915.
Married- Anne M. (Goodsiil) in Minneapolis
(Minn.), Aug. 2, 1905.

Prof Record: Was Instr. in Obstetrics, 1901-
09, Asso. Prof., 1909-13, Johns Hopkins; Prof,
of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Univ. of Calif.,
1913-15- Prof, of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Yale Med. Sch., 1915-20; Is at present At-
tending Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Good
Samaritan Hospital (Los Angeles, Calif.).
Publications: The Prospective Mother, The
Nutrition of the Fetus, John Whitridge Wil-
liams Academic Aspects and Bibliography,
Progress in Obstetrics, 1890-191,0; numerous
med. monographs.

Army Service: Dir., Obstet. Survey of France,
Amer. Red Cross, 1917; Major, M.C., U.S.
Army, 1918-19.

Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Coll. of Sur-
geons; Pac. Coast Soc. of Obstetrics and Gyne-
cology; Phi Gamma Delta, Nu Sigma Nu, Phi
Beta Kappa, Sigma XI.

Bus. Address: Pacific Mutual Bldg., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 309 So. Westmoreland Ave.,
Los Angeles, Calif.


Concert Pianist.

Born: Sacramento (Calif.), Jan. 15, 1925; d.
of Dorothy (Goldstein) and Josef Slenczynski.

Education: Her father was her only Music
Teacher; schooling by private tutors.

Prof. Record: Gave first concert at Mills Coll.
at age of four; made debut in San Francisco
(Calif.), age of five, Berlin (Ger.), age of
si.x, and in Paris (France) with Philharmonic
Orchestra under direction of Alfred Cortot at
age of seven; made New York debut in 1933
at age of eight, and since then has been
concertizing and playing with major symphony
orchstras throughout the world.

Publications: Two Cadenzas to two Beethoven
Concertos, C Major and C Minor (both pub-
lished by G. Schirmer Co.).
Recreations: Horseback riding, and swimming.
Home Address: 2467 Warring St., Berkeley,

SLOMAN. Dean Ernest Gaynor,

D.D.S., F.A.C.D.

Dental Educator; Dean, Coll. of Physicians
and Surgeons.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.), Aug. 28, 1895;
s. of Josephine (Gough) and Ernest Gaynor

Education: Coll. of Phys. and Surg. (San
Francisco) .

Degrees: D.D.S., Coll. of Phys. and Surg.
1921; F.A.C.D., 1938.

Married: (1) Phoebe Emelda (Lambert) (dec,
1924), in San Francisco, Dec. 19, 1914; (2)
Mildred Dolores (Flanagan), June 9, 1936;
ch. : Suzanne.

Prof. Record: Has taught at Coll. of Phys.
and Surg, since 1921, Instr., Head and Neck
Anatomy since 1921, Lecturer on Operative
Dentistry, 1921-23, Asst. Prof., 1923-24, Asso.
Prof., 1924-27, Supt. of Coll., 1923-38, Comp-
troller since 1923, Lecturer on Office Mgmt.,
1930-38, also Trustee; was Secy., San Fran-
cisco Dist. Dental Soc, 1924-39; Chmn. of
Finance Com., Pacific Coast Dental Conf.,
1929-38; Councilman for Calif. State Dental
Assn. to Pacific Coast Dental Conf., 1929-38.
Directorships: Agr. Workers Health and Med.
Assn. since 1938; Administrative Mem., Cahf.
Physicians Service since 1938. Chmn., Judi-
cial Council, Amer. Dental Assn., 1940—.
Me7nberships: Fellow, Amer. Coll. of Dentists
(Regent); Mem., Amer. Dental Assn., Inter-
nat. Asso. of Dental Research, Amer. Assn.
for Advancement of Science, Calif. Acad, of
Periodontology (Hon.); Lake Merced CJolf
and Country (Pres., 1937-39), Commonwealth
of Calif. Clubs; Psi Omega, Beta Sigma, Tau
Kappa Omega (hon. Pres.), Omicron Kappa

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 344 14th St., San Francisco,

Ho7ne Address: 2519 Chestnut St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

SMALE, Lola Gwin

Pianist, Teacher.

Born: Nebraska, d. of Jennie (Archer) and

John Francis Gwin.

Married: Rudolph Smale in San Francisco

(Calif), Dec. 8, 1917.



I'rof. h'lCDrd: 'riMchcr of I'l.inr) Irom 1".K)'_'-I7;
Head of I'liino Dopt., lU'lhany Coll. (To[K'l<a,
Kan.), 1908-0;); Ornanisl for einhf yrs. In
San Francisco Hay area churchos; Is an Ac-
companist: was Past Dlr., and Pros., San
Francisco Music Teachers Assn.; Past. Dir.,
Alameda Co. Branch, Music Teachers Assn.;
First Vice-Pres., .State Ud. of Music Teachers
Assn. of Calif.; Former Dlr., Historian and
Librarian, Calif. Composers Soc. ; Former
Chmn., Composers Section, San Francisco
Musical Club; State Chmn., Composers He-
search and Com[)osition Contests. Calif. Fed-
eration of Music Clubs (Amcr. Music); For-
mer Dir., and now Vice-Pres., Berkeley
Branch Natl. League of Amer. Pen Women;
Territorial Music Chmn., Southwestern Dist.
(Calif., Nev., Colo.. Ariz., New Me.x., Utah)
of the NatL League of Amer. Pen Women.
Publications; Three choruses for mi.xed voices,
one chorus for women's voices, three solos for
baritone; many songs and piano numbers in

Memberships: Musical (San Francisco > ; Cal-
if. Federation of Music Clubs; Calif. Com-
posers Soc. ; Music Teachers Assn. of Calif. ;
Natl. League Amer. Pen Women (Berkeley
Branch) ; Women's City Club (San Francisco).

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 111 Sutter St., San Francisco,


Home Address: 510 Mandana Blvd., Oakland,

Calif., and 759 Santa Ray Ave., Oakland,

Calif. •

SMALE. Captain Rudolph. U.S.M.M.

Writer; Sea Captain (retired); Gen. Agent,
Reliance Life Ins. Co.

Born: Koenigsberg (Prussia), Aug. 1, 1865;
s. of Regina Smale.
Education : Germany.

Married: Lola, d. of John Gwin, in San Fran-
cisco (Calif.), Dec. 8, 1917.
Bus. Record: Was at sea for 27 years, 24 out
of San Francisco; was Capt. of five vessels,
1895-1911; (Jen. Agent, Reliance Life Ins.
Co. (Pittsburg, Pa.), since 1911.
Publications: There Go the Ships (Caxton
Printers, Caldwell, Idaho), released Nov. 14,

Navy Service: Merchant Marine, 27 yrs.
Memberships : Master Mason, Richmond Lodge
375. Royal Arch (Calif.), Commanding No.
1, Islam Shrine.

Religion: Methodist (local preacher).
Politics: Republican.
Recreation: Writing and traveling.

Bus. Address: 111 Sutter St., San Francisco,

Home Address: 510 Mandana Blvd., Oakland,
Calif. •

SMALL, Sidney Herschel


Bom: San Francisco (Calif.), Feb. 17, 1893;
s. of Julia (Erlanger) and John Small.

Education: Univ. of Wis.

Married: Zora, d. of John L. Roberts, in San
Francisco, June 12, 1916; ch.: Sidney Her-
schel, Jr., John Gilbert.

Prof. Rrrord: Sales Promotion .M;.'r., Fire-
stone Tire and Rubber Co., Akrvjn (Ohio) ;
.Sales Promotion Mgr., AdvR. Mgr., L. A.
Young Industries, Inc., Detroit (Mich.);
Contributor to the following magazines: The
Saturday Evening Post, Collier's, Americnn
Magazine, etc.. In the U. .S.; Grand Maga-
zine, Strand, Woman's Journal, etc., In Eng-
land; magazines In Australia, Holland, Swe-
den, Norway, etc.

Publications: Thundergate (Bobbs-Merrlll
1923, and Hurst and Blackett, Eng., 1924);
Fourscore (Bobbs-Merrlll, 1924, and T. Fisch-
er Unwln, Eng., 1925) ; Both One (Bobb.s-
Merrill), 1925; Sword and Candle (Bobbs-
Merrill), 1927; The Splendid Californiana
(Bobbs-Merrlll), 1928; Three Rich Men (Co-
vici-Friede), 1932.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 50 Mary St., San Rafael,

SMITH. Carl Frederick


Born: Cincinnati (Ohio); s. Of Louisa and
Frederick Smith.

Education: Cincinnati pub. schs. ; Cincinnati
Art School (Museum) ; won medal and re-
ceived diploma, Ohio Mechanic Inst.

Married: Isabel E., d. of Rachel (McClain)
and Capt. Alexander Smith, in London
(Eng.), Nov., 1895.

Prof. Record: Studied five yrs. at Julien
Acad, under Bouguereau, Ferrier, and Con-
stant; Portrait Painter (Washington, D.C.),
1900-17; came to California, 1917; works
consist of Mrs. Charles W. Fairbanks, Mrs.
John Ewing Walker, in the D.A.R. Conti-
nental Hall (Washington), Samuel P. Lang-
ley in the Allegheny (Pa.) Observatory,
Gov. Shafroth, in the Capitol (Denver,
Colo.), Gov. Willis, in the Capitol (Colum-
bus, Ohio).

Memberships: Pasadena Soc. of Artists;
Fine Arts Club; Cauldron (Pasadena).
Bus. and Home Address : 217 So. Oakland
Ave., Pasadena, Calif. *

SMITH. C(harles) Aubrey, B.A., C.B.E.
Actor (stage and screen).

Born: London (Eng.). July 21, 1863; s. of
Sarah Ann (Clode) and Charles John Smith,

Education: Charterhouse School; Cambridge

Degrees: B.A., Cambridge University, 1884;
C.B.E., 1938.

Married: Isabel Mary Scott, d. of Major
Alexander Wood, in Belvedere (Kent, Eng.);
ch. : one daughter.

Prof. Record: Actor on stage, 1892-1914; on
stage and screen, 1914-30; on screen only,
since 1930.

Memberships: Garrick Club. Green Room
Club, Sports Club, and M.C.C. (London) ;
The Players' (N.Y.); The Masquers (Holly-
wood); California Club (Los Angeles).

Religion : Protestant.

Politics: Conservative.

Recreations: Cricket.

Home Address: 2881 Coldwater Canyon Dr..

Beverly Hills, Calif. *



SMITH. Clark Ashton


Born: Long Valley (Calif.), Jan. 13, 189.3;
s. of Mary Frances (Gaylord) and Timeus

Education: Long Valley and Auburn pub.

Literary Record: Has been a Writer all his
life; worl<s consist of The Star-Treader (A.
M. Robertson), 1912; Odes and Sonnets
(Calif. Book Club), 1918: Ebony and Cry-
stal (Journal Press), 1922; Sandalwood
(Journal Press), 1925; The Double Shadow
(Journal Press), 1933.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Walking and reading.
Home Address: Box 627, Auburn, Calif.

SMITH, Dorman H(enry)

Artist, Cartoonist. Cartoonist, San Fran-
cisco E.xaminer.

Born: Steubenville (Ohio), Feb. 10, 1892; s.
of Carrie (Henke) and Marion Homer

Education: Pub. Schs. of Columbus (Ohio).
Married: Carrie May, d. of William Weed,
in Columbus (Ohio), June 15, 1913; ch.: Phil-
ip Christy, Richard Cherrington, Paul San-
nar, Mary Isaphene.

Prof. Record: Started as Steel Mill Hand,
then Advtg. Artist. Jeffrey Mfg. Co., Colum-
bus (Ohio), 1917-19; Cartoonist, Des Moines
News, 1919-21, Newspaper Enterprise Assn.
(Cleveland), 1921-27; New York American,
1927-29, San Francisco Examiner, 1929-35,
Chicago Herald-Eraminer, 1935-36, New
York American, 1936-37, San Francisco Ex-
aminer since 1938.

Publications: One Hundred and One Car-
toons (M. A. Ring Co., Chicago), 1936; Car-
tooning, Course of Study (1938) ; First Steps
to a Cartoon Career (Dorman H. Smith),

Memberships: Bohemian Club (San Fran-
cisco) ; Eugene Field Soc. ; Hammer and Cof-
fin Soc. (Hon., Stanford Univ.); Marin So-
ciety of Artists.
Religion: Christian Science.
Bus. Address: San Francisco Examiner, San
Francisco, Calif.

Home Address: Idalia Park, San Anselmo,
Calif., and San Rafael, Calif. *

SMITH, Dorothy Wysor

Social WVDrker; Executive Secretary, Trav-
elers Aid Society of Los Angeles.
Born: Pulaski (Va.); d. of Alice (Eads) and
Hugh Legare Wysor.

Education: Univ. of Wisconsin; London
School of Economics; Columbia Univ.
Married: Paul Jordon, s. of John Wesley
Smith in Wytheville (Va.), 1885.
Prof. Record: Before 1917 was assd. with
Brooklyn Bureau of Charities; Distr. Secy,
of Assoicated Charities (Lexington, Ky.);
Field Representative, Amer. Red Cross (Ore.
and Wash.), 1917; Head of Home Service in
British Isles, Chief of Sbcial Service in Vien-
na (Austria), 1922; Travelers Aid Soc. of
Los Angeles (Exec. Secy.), 1924 — ; (loaned
from 1933-35 to Fed. Govt., Soc. Serv. Dir.
of So. Calif. Transient Service).
Publications: Articles in social work mag-
azines: The Family, The Survey, Social
Work Today, Social Work Technique.

Memberships: Amer. Assn. of Soc. Workers.

Religion: Protestant.

Recreations: Garden and books.

Bxis. Address: 717V4 No. Alameda St., Los

Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 170 So. Canyon View Dr.,

Los Angeles, Calif. *

SMITH, Professor Gilbert Morgan.

A.B., Ph.D., Sc.D.
Professor of Biology, Stanford Univ.
Born: Beloit (Wis.), Jan. 6, 1885; s. of Eliza-
beth (Mayher) and Erastus G. Smith.
Education: Beloit College; Univ. of Wiscon-

Degrees: A.B., Beloit Coll., 1907; Ph.D.,
Wisconsin U., 1913; Sc.D., BelWt Coll.,

Married: Helen V., d. of William F. Pfuder-
er, in Berwyn (111.), Aug. 12, 1913.
Prof. Record: Instr. to Asso. Prof., Univ.
Wisconsin, 1909-25; Prof., Stanford, 1925 — .
Publications: Textbook of General Botany
(Macmillan), 1925: Freshwater Algae of the
United States (McGraw-Hill), 1933; Crypto-
gamic Botany (McGraw-Hill), 1936.
Memberships: Menlb Country Club; Monte-
rey Peninsula Country Club.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Stanford University, Calif.
Home Address: 1808 Waverley, Palo Alto,
Calif. *

SMITH, James Laurence

Newspaperman; Publisher, Kings County

Born: Chicago (111.), Aug. 2, 1877; s. of
Elizabeth Christina (Lyon) and Anthony
Wayne Smith.

Education: Suburbs of Chicago (111.): Aus-
tin and Oak Park.

Married: Emma Lee, d. of James R. Bow-
den, in Hanford (Calif.), Sept. 15, 1909;
ch.: Mrs. Eloise C. Coe, Mrs. Robert K.
Beidel, Mrs. Byron Dishen, Laurence Wayne.
Prof. Record: Newspaper Carrier, 1888-89;
employed in wholesale house (Chicago), 1889-
98; clerical work bn public works, 1898-
1901; wholesale house (Los Angeles), 1901-
02; retail bus., Honolulu (T.H.), 1902-03;
wholesale house (San Francisco), 1903-04;
Railroad Employee, Hanford (Calif.), 1903-
04- Newspaper Reporter (Hanford), 1906-
13; Newspaper Editor, 1913-17; Reoorter,
Fresno (Calif.), 1917-19, Editor, 1919-25,
Publisher, 1925—.

Publications: Kings County News; viTote
history of Kings County (Calif.): correspon-
dent for various Pac. Coast newspapers.
Memberships : Kiwanis, Elks.
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Reading, fishing, baseball, and

Bus. Addre.-ts: Lake Ave. and Walnut St., Ar-
mona, Calif.

Home Address: 318 Porter St., Hanford^



SMITH, The Reverend Chaplain John

Bunyan. U.S. Army, Res., A. 15., D.D.

Pa.slbr. White Temple.

Born: Woociburn (town), Nov. 14, 1873; 8.
of Mnry D. (Asher) and George Washing-
ton Smith.

Education: Humeston (la.) Normal Coll.;
Central Univ. of Iowa; Rochester Thcol.

Degrees: A.B., 1899, D.D., 1909, Central
Univ. of Iowa; grad., Rochester Theological
Seminary, 1902.

Married: May Keable, of Pella (Iowa), Feb.
24, 190.3; ch.: Kathleen, Bromley K., Eunice
Elaine, Jeanne Frances.

Prof. Record: Ordained, Baptist Ministry,
1902; Pastor. Creseo (la.), 1902-04; Webster
City, 1904-08; Mu.scatine, 1908-12; Walnut
St. Church, Waterloo (la.), 1912-20; First
Church, Wichita (Kan.), 1920-25; Pastor,
White Temple, San Diego (Calif.), 1925 — ;
Chaplain (Res.), U.S. Army, with rank of
Capt., Dec, 1925.

Bus. Address: 930 Tenth Ave., San Diego,

Home Address: 2640 - 29th St., San Diego,

SMITH, Professor Leila Deborah, A.B.,

Mus.B., M.A.

Professor of Music, San Diego State Col-

Born: Williamsport (Ind.), July 7, 1889; d.
of Ella (Chandler) and Samuel Smith.
Education: Oberlin Coll.; Oberlin Conserva-
tory; Columbia Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Oberlin Coll., 1914; Mus.B.,
Oberlin Conservatory, 1914; M.A., Columbia
U., 1928.

Teaching Experience: High School Teacher,
1914-19; Winona (Minn.) State Teachers
College, 1919-22; San Diego State Coll.,

Me-mberships: Altrusa Club; Sigma Alpha

Iota (nat. music frat.).

Religion: Presbyterian.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: San Diego State College, San

Diego, Calif.

Home Address: 3327 Tennyson St., San
Diego, Calif. •


Newspaperman, Publisher-Owner, Tri-County

Born: Lynn (Mass.), April 11, 1892; s. of
Agnes E. (Smith) and Daniel Collins Smith.
Education: Lynn (Mass.) Eng. High School;
Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley).
Married: Dorothy, d. of James B. Gardiner,
in Oakland, Calif.; ch.: Mrs. Paul S. Lar-
son (nee Dorothy Gardiner Smith).
Prof. Record: Lynn (Mass.) Item, 1909-10;
Boston Globe, 1910-11; Berkeley (Calif.)
Gazette, 1911; San Francisco C^ronicZe, 1912-
14; Edit, and Mgr., Marysville (Calif.) Ap-
peal, 1914-21; Edit, and Mgr., Ventura
(Calif.) Free Press, 1921-24; Owner-Publish-
er, Santa Paula Daily Chronicle, 1924-33;
Co-Publisher, O.xnard Advertiser, 1933; Co-
Publisher, Oxnard Advertiser-Progress, 1935-
37; sold interest to Dan W. Emmett in
1937 and remained as Edit., new Oxnard

li'iih/ /'Ivcnintj Ptchh until ]9.''!); rcsljcncd to
enter adv. and publ. bus. with offices In
.Santa Barbara; now I'ubllshor-Owner Tri-
Conntfi Knight (official monthly publication
Knights of Columbus In .S;m Luis OblHjw,
Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties);
Chmn., State Publicity Com., Knights of
Columbus In Calif.

Publications: A History of Ventura County
(pub. IMO), History of Hantn Barbara Coun-
ty, History of San Luis Obispo County, His-
tory, Mutual Fire Insurance Companies of
California, etc.

Memberships: Elks; Knights of Columbus;
Rotarian; Rod and Gun Club (Ventura Coun-
ty); Automobile Club of So. Calif.; Calif.
Press Assn.; Calif. Newspaper Publishers
Assn.; Nat. Editorial Assn.
Religion: Catholic.
Politics: Democrat.

Bits. Address: 174 So. San Clemente St.,
Ventura, Calif.

Hoyne Address: 112(5 Santa Barbara St.,
Santa Barbara, Calif. •

SMITH, The Reverend Leslie R..

A.B., B.D.

Minister, Huntington Park Clhristian Church.
Born: York (Neb.), July 16, 1904; s. of
Myrtle (Zook) and Ezra H. Smith.
Education: Public school, York (Neb.); Cot-
ner College, Yale U. Divinity School; U.
Of Chicago.

Degrees: A.B., Cotner College, 1927 (in
same year ordained to rhinistry, Disciples
of Christ) ; B.D., Yale U. Divinity School,

Married: Ruth, d. of Margaret (Glenn) and
Alfred R. Moss, at Belleville (Kan.), June
24, 1931; ch.: Leslie R. Owen, Margaret
Joan, Larry LeRu, Sonia V'Louise.
Prof. Record: Minister, Tabernacle Christian
Church, Lincoln (Neb.), 1930-36; Minister,
Huntington Park Christian Church, 1936 — .
Publications: Senior high school church
school materials; Understanding Jesus, 1936,
and On Being Christian, 1937, Christian
Board of Publication (St. Louis, Mo.).
Av}ards: Allis Scholarship, Yale, 1928; Fogg
Scholarship, Yale, 1929.

Memberships: Mason; Kiwanis; Calif. State
Board of Missions; Board Of Managers,
United Christian Missionary Society (India-
napolis, Ind.), (Disciples).
Religion: Disciple of Chirst.
Politics : Republican.
Recreations: Bowling.

Bus. Address: 2661 Saturn St., Huntington
Park, Calif.

Home Address: 2171 Zoe St., Huntington
Park, Calif.

SMITH. Lewis Howell, A.B.

Judge of the Superior Court.

Born: Peoria (111.), Nov. 3, 1872; s. of Lu-

cetta (Howell) and John Boyd Smith.

Education: Peoria High School; Stanford


Degrees: A.B. (in law), Stanford Univ.,

Married: Maude E., d. of Fannie and Ben-
jamin F. Shepherd, in (Jeorgetown (Calif.),
April 18, 1899; ch.: Archie A., Mrs. C. M.



Putnam, Mrs. Paul A. Lamoure, Mrs. Har-
old R. Breakenridge.

rroj. Record: Admitted to practice of law
in Calif., 1896; U.S. Supreme Court, 1898;
Citv Atty., Fresno, 1897-99 and 191,3-17;
Pres., Fresno County Cham, of Comm.,
1902; Delegate at Large from Calif, to Nat.
Republican Convention, 1924; Vice-Pres.,
Calif. Bar Assn., 1924-26; Judge of the
Superior Court, Los Angeles County, 1931 — .
Metnberships: Elks.
Religioji : Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Gardening.

Bus. Address: City Hall, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 1737 Virginia Rd., San Ma-
rino, Calif.

Prof. Record: Teacher and Registrar, Drew
Theol. Sem., 1898-1902; ordained to minis-
try Methodist-Epis. Church, 1900; Pastor,
Askley, (la.), 1902-05, Marshalltown, 1905-
09, Colorado Springs (Colo.), 1909-16, Pasa-
dena (Calif.), 1916-37; retired in 1937.
Directorships: Trustee, Univ. of So. Calif.;
Mem., Bd. of Foreign Missions, Meth.-Epis.

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