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Church, and Delegate to five gen. confs.
Army Service: Served with YMCA at Presidio
(San Francisco), and overseas, 1917-18.
Memberships: Mason, Knight Templar; New
Century, Twilight clubs; Sigma Nu, Phi
Beta Kappa.

Religion: Methodist-Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 1680 E. Calitbrnia St., Pasa-
dena, Calif. *



SMITH, Professor Maurice Merle. A.B.,
M.A., Ph.D.
Educator.

Born: El Reno (Okla.), Aug. 13, 1897; s.
of Lena Carolyn (Van Aken) and Luman
Lucius Smith.

Education: Public schools, Oklahoma City;
Oklahoma Baptist Univ., Shawnee; George
Washington Univ., Washington (D.C.);Univ.
of Calif. (Berkeley).

Degrees: A.B., 1921, M.A., 1922, George
Washington Univ.; Ph.D., Univ. of Calif.,
1935.

Married: Gladys Lucile, d. of Janet Edward
and Foster Kendrick Camp, in Berkeley
(Calif.), June 28, 1929; ch.: Maurice Camp
Smith.

Prof. Record: Traffic Representative, Boe-
ing Air Tranport, Inc. (San Francisco),
1927; Lecturer in Education, Univ. of Calif.
(Berkeley), 193.=5-36; Assoc. Prof., Univ. of
Redlands, 1937—.

Publications: Many educational articles, also
The School Forum, a weekly newspaper col-
umn bn educational problems and issues.
Army Service: Private, U.S. Army, World
War I.

Memberships: Kappa Alpha; Phi Delta Kap-
pa.

Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Republican

Recreations: Reading, music, drama, sports.
Bus. Address: Redlands Univ., Redlands,
Calif.

Home Address: 1333 W. Highland Ave., Red-
lands, Calif. *



SMITH, The Reverend Merle Negley.
A.B., B.D., D.D., LL.D.
Clergyman (retired) .

Born: Lake City (la.), Dec. 11, 1872; s. of
Amelia (Jack) and William Thompson.
Education: Grad., Epworth Sem. (Iowa),
1888; Cornell Coll.; Drew Theol. Sem.; Univ.
of So. Calif.

Degrees: A.B., Cornell Coll., 1894; B.D.,
Drew Theol. Sem., 1898; D.D., 1906, and
LL.D., 1924, Cornell Coll.; LL.D., Univ. of
So. Calif., 1929.

Married: Mae (Wolfe), in Belle Plaine, la.,
July 19, 1898; ch.: Mae Isobel, Esther-Merle
(Mrs. Ralph F. Black).



SMITH. Neal Deffebach, B.S.

City Manager.

Born: Reedley (Calif.), Oct. 9, 1902; s. of
Rosella May (Deffebach) and Elphin K.
Smith.

Education: Reedley High School and Calif.
Inst, of Technology, Pasadena.
Degrees: B.S., Calif. Inst, of Tech., 1925.
Married: Hazel Pearl, d. of Rubert N. Mar-
tin, in Pasadena (Calif.), June 16, 1925;
ch.: Robert Elphin, Gerald Neal.
Prof. Record: Mgr. retail grocery (Reedley),
1925-28; Engr., City of Los Angeles Water
Dept. and Metropolitan Water District of
So. Calif, on surveys, design, and construc-
tion of Colorado River Aqueduct, 1928-39
(started as draftsman and rose through
various grades of Jr. Engr., Asst. Engr.,
and Engr. to Asst. Engr. Of construction
on pumping plants) ; during this period wag
located in Los Angeles, Searchlight (Nev.),
Ludlow (Calif.), and Beaumont, Banning,
and Eagle Mountain Pumping Plant near
Desert Center (all in Calif.); City Mgr..
Ontario (Calif.), 1939—.

Directorships: Dir., Ontario Chamber of
Commerce; Trustee, First Baptist Church of
Ontario; Member, Advisory Engrg. Com., San
Bernardino County Flood Control District.
Memberships: Lions Club; Amer. Soc. of
Civil Engrs.; American Water Works Assn.
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: City Hall, Ontario, Calif.
Home Address: 133 Hawthorne Dr., Ontario,
Calif. *

SMITH. Professor Nila Banton, Ph.B.,
A.M., Ph.D.

Author, Educator; Prof, of Education, Univ.
of So. Calif.

Born: Altona (Mich.); d. of Ella Jane (Ban-
ton) and George Addison Smith.
Education: Univ. of Chicago; Columbia Univ.
Degrees: Ph.B., Univ. of Chicago, 1928; A.M.,
1929, and Ph.D., 1932, Columbia Univ.
Prof. Record. Pub. sch. Teacher, 1926-30;
Supr. of Research in Detroit Pub. Schs.,
1930-32; Head of Dept. of Edn., Greensboro
(N.C.) Coll., 1932-33; Dean, Sch. of Edn.,
Whittier (Calif.), Coll., 1933-37; Asso. Prof,
of Edn., Univ. of Indiana, 1937-39; Prof, of
Edn., Univ. of So. Calif. (Los Angeles), since
1939; was Teacher, Univ. of Hawaii, summer,
1939.



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PiiliHi-utionn: I'ivluri: Hlory Redding LessonH
(with S. A. Courtis), 1',)L'5; One Hundred
Wiiyx of Teaching Silent Heading. V.)'2(i; Read-
ing Activities in the Primari/ Uraden (with
Gruce Storm), 15);«); American Heading In-
struction, 1934; Unit Activity (reudln>j series),
19.'55-1(); Adventures in Teacher Education,
1937.

Mornberships: Natl. Soc. for the Study of
Edn., N.E.A.. Assn. of Childhood Kdn., Pro-
gressive Edn. Assn., NiUI. Council of Eng. ;
rhi Ueta Kappa, PI Lambda Thela, Kappa
Delia PI, Delta Phi Upsllon, Delta Kappa
Gamma.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Traveling, taking moving pic-
tures.

Bus. Address: Univ. of Southern California,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 4158 Garthwaite Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif. »



SMITH, Oscar Alpheus

President, Pacific Liectric Railway Company.
Born: Near Sterling (111.), Oct. 16, 1885; s.
of Anna (Vroman) and George Washington
Smith.

Education: Los Angeles (California) public
schools; So. Calif. Coll., 1905.
Married: Daphne May Tilley, in Los Angeles,
Sept. 7, 1910; ch. : Oscar A., Jr.
Prof. Record: Furniture mfgrs. rep., 1905-08;
Soliciting Agt., Missouri, Kansas and Texas
R.R. 1908-09; assoc. with Pac. Elect. Railway
Co., since 1909, serving successively as Rate
Clerk. Traveling Freight Agt., Asst. to Traf-
fic Mgr., General Passenger Agt., Passenger
Traffic Mgr., Vice-Pres. and Gen. Mgr., Pres. ;
Pres., Pacific Electric Land Co.; Vice-Pres.,
Subway Terminal Corp.; Managing Dir., Los
Angeles Motor Coach Co. ; Member, Exec.
Com., Los Angeles Traffic Assn., and Great-
er Los Angeles Safety Council.
Memberships: Mason; Forester. Clubs: Cali-
fornian, Jonathan, San Gabriel Country,
Transportation (Pres., 1921), Los Serranos
Country Los Angeles Optimist (Pres., 1925),
Optimist Internat. (Pres., 1926-27).
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 675 Pacific Electric Bldg., Los
Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1260 Roanoke Rd., San Mar-
ino, Calif. •



SMITH, Paul Clifford

Editor, General Manager, San Francisco
Chronicle.

Born: Seattle (Wash.), Nov. 24, 1908; s. of
Carrie Augusta (Mason) and Wallace B.
Smith.

Education: Privately tutored; preparatory
boarding school ; Pescadero High School.
Prof. Record: Journalist in Europe and the
U.S. for nine years.

Directorships: Pres. Roosevelt's Farm Ten-
ancy Commn.; Calif. Fed. Farm Security
Board; Gov. Olson's Med. Health Insurance
Plans Com. ; Calif. State Employment Coun-
cil; Calif. Commn., Golden Gate Internat.
Expn. (Exec. Com.); Dir., Golden Gate In-
ternat. Expn.; Consulting Prof, of Journalism,
Stanford Univ.; Western Dir., Amer. Bureau
for Med. Aid to China; Dir., Better Bus.
Bureau.



Awards: Award for "moHt meritorious nervlce
for 19.58," by Calif. State Jr. Chamber of
Commerce.

Memberships: Burllngame Country, Olympic,
Slock Exchange, Bohemian, University, and
San Francisco Pres.s Clubs; Sigma Delta Chi;
Nat. Press Club (Washington, D.C.).
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: .San Francisco Chronicle, San
Francisco, Calif.

Homo Address: 354 Greenwich St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif. •



SMITH. Paul Jordan, A.B., B.D.

Literary Editor, Los Angeles Times.

B'nv: Wythvillo (Va.), Apr. 19, 1885; s. of

Lucy Crockett (Jordan) and John Wesley

Smith.

Education: Emory and Henry Coll.; Univ. of

Chattanooga; Univ. of Chicago.

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Chattanooga, 1906;

B.D., Ryder Div. Sch. of Univ. of Chicago,

1908.

Married: Dorothy, d. of Alice (Eads) and
Hugh Legare Wysor of Virginia, in Los An-
geles (Calif.), June, 1934; ch.: (by former
marriage) Isabel, Wilbur Jordan, Ralph Wen-
dell.

Publications: The Soul of Woman, 1916, Ra-
belaisian Fancies, 1918; Cables of Cobweb,
1923; On Strange Altars, 1924; Nomad. 1925;
Key to Ulysses; Ed. and Trans. Robert Bur-
ton's Anatomy of Melancholy, 1927; Bibliogra-
phia Burtoniana and Trans, of Burton's Phil-
osophaster, 1931; For the Love of Books, 1935.
Memberships: Zamorano (Los Angeles), Au-
thors (London).
Religion: EpiscopaL
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Chess, gardening, fishing.
Bus. Address: First and Spring Sts., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 170 So. Canyon View Dr., Los
Angeles, Calif.

SMITH, Professor William A., A.B.,
B.O., M.A., Ph.D.

Assoc. Professor of Education, University of

California, Los Angeles.

Born: Kanton Bern (Switzerland), Dec. 2,

1880; s. of Maria (Trachsel) and Anton

Schmid.

Education: Ore. pub. schs.; Ore. Inst. (Sa-
lem); Willamette Univ. (Salem, Ore.); Univ.
of Wash.; Univ. of Chicago; Univ. of Calif.;
Stanford Univ.

Degrees: A.B., 1909, and B.O., 1910, Willam-
ette Univ.; M.A., Univ. of Wash., 1911; Ph.D.,
Univ. of Chicago, 1916.

Prof. Record: Teacher and Prin., Ore. Pub.
Schs., 1900-03 and 1905-06; Supt. of Schs. and
High Sch. Prin. (Wilbur, Wash.), 1911-13;
Fellow, Univ. of Chicago, 1913-14; Prof, of
Ednl. Adminstrn., Univ. of Oklahoma, 1914-
19; Asst. Prof, of Edn., 1920-28, and Asso.
Prof, of Edn., since 1928 at Univ. of Calif.
(Los Angeles).

Directorships: Mem., Bd. of Dir., Writers
Round Table, Inc. (Hollywood), since 1938
(Sec, Vice-Pres., 1940-41).

Publications: An Experimental Study in the
Psychology of Reading (Univ. of Chicago



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Press), 1917; The Reading Process, 1922, The
Junior High School. 1925, Secondary Educa-
tion in the United States, 1932 (Macmillan
Co ); numerous periodical articles since 1932;
Asso. Ed., California Journal of Secondary
Education, since 1936.

Memberships: Natl. Ednl. Assn., Progressive
Edn. Assn., Amer. Assn. of Univ. Profs., Soc.
for the Advancement of Edn., Calif. Soc. of
Sec. Edn.; Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi,
Pi Gamma Mu.
Religion : Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Los Ange-
les, Calif.

Home Address: 22071/2 Montana Ave., Santa
Monica, Calif.



SMITH. William Allan, B.S.

Los Angeles County Supervisor.
Born: Scotland, 1888; s. of Jessie (Allan) and
Thomas Smith.

Education: Pub. schs. (Reinbeck, Iowa); Iowa
State Coll.

Degrees: B.S., Iowa State Coll., 1912.
Married: Rosamond, d. of Mary and Fremont
C. Laird, in Ogden (Utah), 1916.
Prof Record: With the U.S. Forest Service,
1912-15- Supt., Everfresh Food Co. (canning),
1915-20; Asst. Supt., Whittier (Calif.) State
Sch., 1921-27; Citrus Grower since 1923; elect-
ed County Supervisor of Los Angeles Co.,
1938, which position he now holds.
Directorships: Vice-Pres., Natl. Assn. of Co.
Officials; Dir., Natl. Rivers and Harbors
Congress.

Memberships: Jonathan Club (Los Angeles);
Pi Kappa Alpha, Alpha Zeta (hon.).
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Hall of Records, Los Angeles,
Calif.

Home Address: 114 W. Orange Dr., Whittier,
Calif. •

SMITH, William Kingwell, A.B., M.A.
Principal Personnel Technician, California Per-
sonnel Board.

Born: Winnemucca (Nev.), May 11, 1906; s.
of Rhoda (Kingwell) and Rev. Edwin H.
Smith.

Education: Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley).
Degrees: A.B., 1930, and M.A., 1938, Univ. of
Calif.

Married: Edna E., d. of Clinton H. Stan-
bridge, in San Francisco (Calif.), Apr. 23,
1932; ch.: Dean Kingwell, Sidney Hollis,
Rhoda Grace.

Bus Record: Has been with the State Per-
sonnel Bd. since Aug., 1930; held a series of
civil service positions leading up to present
position as Principal Personnel Technician,
Calif. State Personnel Bd.
Memberships: Commonwealth Club of Calif;
Civil Service Assembly of the U.S. and Can.;
Amer. Soc. for Public Adminstrn.; Phi Beta
Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha.
Religion: Methodist.

Bus. Address: 1015 L St., Sacramento, Calif.
Home Address: 2907 Highland Ave., Sacra-
mento, Calif.



SMITH, Willis Earl

Ed. and Publisher, Yreka Journal.
Born: Shellsburg (Iowa), Feb. 26, 1869; s. of
Jennie A. (Willis) and Herman Carl Smith
(Civil War Veteran).

Education: Pub. schs. (Waco, Nebr.); Meth-
odist Coll. (York, Nebr.) (now Nebr. Wes-
leyan Univ.), 1882-87.

Married: Charlotte Anna (Author of Consta-
ble in the Making and Next Door to Heaven),
d. of Adolph Russell (Civil War Major), in
Vernon (Te.xas), June 30, 1903; ch.: Russell
Sylvan and Kitty Rachael (Peterson).
Prof. Record: Engaged in lumber, banking
and grain elevator bus. with his father in
Nebraska; then owned and operated the Her-
ald at Wallace (Neb.) for two yrs.; spent
eight yrs. publishing the Bo.x Elder Co. Herald
(Brigham City, Utah), the Nephi Ensign
(Utah), and the American Fork WorZd (Utah);
Publisher of the Southern Idaho Mail (Black-
foot, Idaho), 1898-1906, and for six yrs. was
Justice of the Peace and for three yrs. oper-
ated a gen. merchandise store as a side line;
Owner and Publ. of the Benton Co. Repub-
lican (Corvallis, Ore.), 1906-15; Publisher of
Yreka Journal, since 1915 (the oldest paper
in Calif, that is not published daily).
Memberships : Knights of Pythias; Moose; Li-
ons; D.O.K.K.; Woodmen of World; Macca-
bees.

Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Fishing and outdoor life.
Bus. Address: 413 W. Miner St., Yreka, Calif.
Home Address: 506 Fourth St., Yreka, Calif.*

SMITHER, Gertrude Clough

School Teacher, Vv'orker in Civic and Reli-
gious Organizations.

Born: Salem (Mass.); d. of Sarah Elizabeth
(Wood) and Frank Simon Clough.
Education: Graduate, Los Angeles State Nor-
mal School, 1890 (making her a pioneer al-
umna of the University of California (Los
Angeles) .

Married: Rev. Alexander Campbell Smither,
s of Silas Smither of Frankfort (Ky.), 1891;
ch. : Chester Campbell Smither of Los Angeles.
Social Record: Has lived in Los Angeles most
of her life, her husband being pastor of the
First Christian Church of this city for twenty-
one consecutive years. Has had a large part
in religious, civic, club and patriotic organ-
izations.

Activities: Was President four years of the
State Missionary Women's Society of Christian
Churches of So. Calif.; Organized the Lay-
woman's Division of the Church Cooperative
Committee of the Community Chest; one of
the Founders of the University Religious Con-
ference at Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles), Uni-
versity of So. Calif, and the City College.
Memberships: Life Member of the Young Wo-
men's Christian Assn.; Honorary Life Mem-
ber Calif. Women of the Golden West Club;
Past officer of Ebell Club; Honorary Na-
tional Vice-Pres., Daughters of the American
Colonists. (In 1937-40 organized four states,
Utah Wyoming, Washington and Arizona) ;
Past Regent, Los Angeles Chapter Daughters
of the American Revolution; Past State Re-
gent Daughters of American Colonists of
Calif • Past State Secretary, Daughters of
Colonial Wars; Past State Historian of Kene-



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saw Mountain Chapter OaUKlUers of tho
Union, IH(;i-(i5: Dlroclor In the California
Chapter, DauKhlcrs oC Founders and Patriots
Of America; Member of the Ma«na Charta
Dames of America.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics; Republican.

Home Address: 5533 Hollywood Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

SMOOT, Stephen I.

Asst. Senior Plumbing Inspector, Los Angeles
City Plumbing Div.

Born: Washington (D.C), Oct. 19, 1886; s. of
Emma J. (Cowling) and Hobart A. Smoot.
jlducatio7i: Common sch. (Washington, D.C.);
one yr., Natl. Univ. of Law (Washington,
D.C.); Southwestern Univ. of Law; La Salle
(Extension) Law Univ.; (two certs.) Univ. of
So. Calif. Inst, of Govt. (Los Angeles).
Married: Elsie May, d. of Geo. Arrington, in
Washington (D.C.), Dec. 29, 1911.
Bus. Record: Plumber, C. A. Muddiman &
Co., S. S. Shedd Bro. Co., and Thos. May
Co. (Washington, D.C.), 1902-08; YMCA
Secy., and with Foreign Advtg. Dept., Wash-
ington Tiynes, 1908; Journeyman Plumber,
C. E. Miller (Los Angeles) ; engaged in own
bus. in Los Angeles (Calif.), 1915; became
Plumbing Inspector, Los Angeles City Plumb-
ing Div., 1921; helped to organize and acted
s Secy, of the following assns: El Sereno-
Farmdale Improvement Assn., 1924-30; Affil-
iated Improvement Assn., 1925-26; Los Ange-
les City Plumbing Inspectors Assn., 1926-35;
Civil Service Protection League, 1926-30; EI
Sereno Home Protective Assn., 1930-32; Pa-
cific Coast Plumbing Inspectrs. Assn., 1929-
40; Dir., All City Employees Assn., 1929-40;
is at present Asst. Sen. Plumbing Inspectr.,
Los Angeles City Plumbing Div.
Publications: Ed., Plumbing Inspectrs. Page,
Pacific Plumbing Heating Journ., 1925; West-
ern Plumbing and Heating Journ., 1926-32;
Pacific Municipalities Mag., 1926; now issues
about seven Plumbing Inspectors Reviews a
year to Pacific Coast Plumbing Inspectrs.
Assn.

Memberships: Amer. Soc. of Sanitary Engrg.,
Calif. Sanitarians.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Gardening.

Bus. Address: City Hall, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 4733 Templeton St., Los An-
geles, Calif. •

SMYTHE, Professor William Ralph,

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

Professor of Physics, California Institute of
Technology.

Born: Canyon City (Colo.), July 5, 1893; s.
of Eva (DeCou) and William Rodman Smythe.
Education: Santa Fe (N. Mex.) High Sch.,
1908-11; Colo. Springs High Sch., 1911-12;
Colo. Coll., 1912-16; Dartmouth Coll., 1916-
17, 1919; Chicago Univ., 1919-21.
Degrees: A.B., Colo. Coll.. 1916; M.A., Dart-
mouth Coll., 1919; Ph.D., Chicago Univ.,
1921.

Married: Helen Flint, d. of Mary I. and Wil-
liam C. Keith, in Salem (Mass.), Mar. 12,
1921; ch.: William nodman and Sylvia Keith.
Prof. Record: Prof, of Physics, Univ. of Phil-
ippines, 1921-23; Natl. Research Fellow, 1923-
27, Asst. Prof., 1927-34, Asso. Prof., 1934-40,



and Prof, of Physics since 1940, Calif. Inst,
of Tech.

Puhlicatwn.i: Research reports In technical
Journals, chiefly In ..le Phymcal Review; Stat-
ic and Dynamic Electricity (McGraw-Hill),
19;i9.

Army Service: Second Lieut., C.A.C., Aug.,
1917; First Lieut., Capt., C.A.C., 1918;
A.E.F., Sept., I9n-Dec., 1918; Heavy Artil-
lery Bd. and Howitzer Regiment, A.E.F.

Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma XI;
Athenaeum Club.

Recreations: Tennis.

Bus. Address: California Inst, of Technology,
Pasadena, Calif.

Home Address: 674 Manzanita St., Sierra
Madre, Calif. •



SNEDDEN. Professor David. A.B.,
M.A., Ph.D.

Professor of Education Emeritus (Columbia
Univ.) ; Writer.

Born: Havilah (Calif.), Nov. 19, 1868; s. of
Anna (O'Keefe) and Samuel Snedden.
Education: St. Vincents Coll.; Stanford Univ.;
Columbia Univ.

Degrees: A.B., St. Vincents, 1889, and Stan-
ford Univ., 1897; M.A., 1901, and Ph.D.,
1907, Columbia Univ.

Married: Genevra, d. of Laura (Kirkpatrick)
and William Sisson, in San Mateo (Calif.),
June 30, 1898; ch.: Hope (Mrs. Carlsmith),
Ruth (Mrs. Shoup), Pauline (Mrs. Sears),
Janet (Mrs. Finch), Donald (dec).

Prof. Record: Rural sch. Teacher (Calif.),
1889-1895; Prin., Paso Robles Schs., 1897-
1900; Asst. Prof, of Edn., Stanford Univ.,
1901-05; Adjunct Prof, of Edn., Teachers
Coll., Columbia Univ., 1907-10; Mass. Commnr.
of Edn,, 1910-16; Prof, of Ednl. Sociology,
Columbia Univ., 1916-35; Prof, of Edn. Emer-
itus, Columbia Univ., since 1935, and is now
living in Palo Alto (Calif.); summer school
Lecturer, U.C.L.A., 1936-37, Univ. of Wash.,
1938, Syracuse Univ., 1939-40.

Publications: The Problem, of Vocational Ed-
ucation, 1908, Problems of Educational Ad-
justment, 1908, and Problems of Secondary
Education, 1927 (all by Houghton Mifflin &
Co.); Vocational Education (Macmillan),
1920; Sociological Determination of Objectives
in Education (Lippincott), 1921; Civic Educa-
tion (World Book Co.), 1922; Educational
Sociology (Century Co.), 1922; What's Wrong
With Education (Lippincott), 1927; Educa-
tional Sociology for Beginners, 1928, and Cul-
tural Education and Cominon Sense, 1931
(both by Macmillans) ; Towards Better Edu-
cation, 1931, Secondary Schools in 1960, 1932,
and Educations for Political Citizenship, 1932
(all by Teachers Coll.); (with Genevra Sned-
den) Basal Social Science (Scribners), 1932;
Sociology for Teachers (.Thos. Nelson & Sons),
1935. Many articles in School and Society,
School Review, American Journal of Sociol-
ogy, Educational Review, etc.

Memberships: Commonwealth Club of Calif.;
Phi Beta Kappa.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Game hunting.

Home Address: 460 Amherst St., Palo Alto,
Calif.



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SNIDER-TURNER, Elthea.

Mus.B., Mus.M.

Organist, Music Instructor, Composer.
Born- Sanborn (Iowa); d. of Magdalene
iGroff) and Tillman B. Snider.
Education: Northwestern Univ.; Univ. of
Calif. (Los Angeles) ; Univ. of So. Calif.
Degrees: Mus.B., Northwestern Univ., 1918;
Mus.M., Univ. of So. Calif., 1932.
Married: Glen Edward Turner in Omaha
(Neb.), Sept. 23, 1919.

Prof Record: Was Dir., Conservatory Cottey
Coll (Nevada, Mo.); is now Organist, Wil-
shire Methodist Church, and Instr., Music,
Los Angeles City Schs.

Directorships: Pres., Ceclian Singers, Inc.
(two terms); Secy., Univ. of Calif. (Los An-
geles) Music Alumni Assn.; Corr. Secy.,
Calif. Chapter Native Amer. Composers.
Publications: Music compositions published
by G. Schirmer, Oliver Ditson, and Silver-Bur-
dette.

Memberships: Pi Kappa Lambda, Alpha (:hi
Omega; Dominant; MacDowell Colony of Al-
lied Arts (Peterboro, N.H.) (Res. Mem.).
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: General out-of-doors, theatre.
Home Address: 859 Mullen Ave., Los Angeles,
Calif.

SNOW. Harold Lee, B.S., M.D.,
F.A.C.S.
Ophthalmologist.

Born: Salt Lake City (Utah), Sept. 10, 1901;
s. of Minnie (Loveland) and Alphonso H.
Snow.

Education: Univ. of Utah; Northwestern Univ.
(Chicago) .

Degrees- B.S., U. of Utah, 1926; M.D., North-
western U., 1929.

Married: Audrey, d. of Emil Ostlund, in Salt
Lake City, Feb. 21, 1931; ch.: Marilynn, Sally,
and Rosemary.

Prof Record: Hospital work, Gorgas Hosp.
(Panama Canal Zone), 1928; Cook County
Hosp. (Chicago), 1928-29; certified by the
Amer Bd. of Ophthalmology in 1938; Instr.
in Anatomv of the Head and Neck, U. of So.
Calif. Med. Sch., since 1934.
Directorships: Pres., Long Beach (Calif.) Eye,
Ear, Nose and Throat Soc; Vice-Pres., Palos
Verdes (Calif.) Library Bd. of Trustees:
Bishop, San Pedro (Calif.) Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Publications: "Dark Adaptation," Digest of
Opthalmology and Otolaryngology, June, 1941.
Memberships: Fellow, American College of
Surgeons, since 1939; Fellow, Amer. Acad, of
Ophthalmology and Otolarynology, since 1940;
Los Angeles County Medical Association;
Calif. Medical Assn.; American Medical Assn.;
Research Study Club of Los Angeles and
Pacific Coast Club (Long Beach) ; Beta Theta
Pi, Phi Chi, Pi Delta Epsilon.
Religion: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-
Day Saints.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Horseback riding, photography,
fishing, hiking, sketching, and gardening.
Bus. Address: 639 Ninth St., San Pedro, Calif .
Home Address: Ranch No. 56, Rolling Hills,
CaUf. *



SNYDER, Louise May, A.B.,
M.A., Ph.D.

Counsellor, Los Angeles City Coll.
Born: Worcester (Mass.), Dec. 31, 1901; d.
of Emma Abbott (Morill) and Dr. William
Henry Snyder.

Education: Univ. of California (Los Angeles);
Univ. of Ariz.; Stanford Univ.; Harvard Sch.
of Edn.; New York Sch. of Social Work; New
York Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Ariz., 1924; M.A.,
Stanford Univ., 1928; Ph.D., New York Univ.,
1933.

Prof. Record: Experience has included high
sch. teaching, psychiatric social work at Chil-
dren's Village, psychological testing in vari-
ous places, attendance supervision in Los An-
geles City Schs., assisting in research at Stan-
ford Univ. one summer, and Teacher of a
course in Counseling in Coll. and Sec. Schs. at
the Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles), one sum-
mer; has been Pres., Counselor's Assn. of So.
Calif., on Bd. of Dirs., So. Calif. Vocational
Guidance Assn., and Pres. of the Calif. Coun-
cil of Research and Guidance Assns. ; was Gen.
Chmn., Pacific Southwest Regional Conf. of
the Natl. Vocational Guidance Assn.; Coun-
selor, Los Angeles City Coll., since 1933.
Publications: Articles in the Junior College
Journal, the Journal of Higher Education, the
Elementary School Principals of Fifteenth
Yearbook, the Journal of Business Education,
Occupations, and the California Journal of
Secondary Education.

Memberships: Pi Lambda Theta, Phi Kappa
Phi; American College Personnel Assn.
Religion: Unitarian.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Los Angeles City College., 855
No. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 1636 No. Vista, Hollywood,
Calif.

SOANES, Harry Vincent

Owner and Mgr., Marine Chevrolet Co.
Born: Vallejo (Calif.), Aug. 23, 1898; s. of



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