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Religion: Congregational; Mem., Union
Church of Eagle Rock.

Politics: Republican until 1936; reg. Demo-
crat, 1937.

Receratiotis : Golf, hunting, fishing.
Bus. Address: 1034-38 Venice Blvd., Los
Angeles, Calif.

Ho7tie Address: 5212 Highland View Ave.,
Los Angeles, Calif.

ARCHBALD. Harry Ruthven. LL.B.

Judge Superior Court.

Born: London (Canada), 1872; s. of Mar-
garet (Tiffany) and George H. Archibald.
Education: Common schools of Ind. and
Mich.; normal school at Tempe (Ariz.).
Degrees: LL.B., 1902, U. of Michigan (law
department).

Married: Mary, d. of John J. Wingar, Mesa
(Ariz.), 1905; ch.: Malcolm.
Prof. Record: Practiced law in Ariz, until
1905; came to Calif, and practiced in own
office until 1912; was appointed Asst. United
States Attornev for Southern District of
Calif., resigning in 1915 to enter private
practice of law. which continued until 1923,
when appointed Judge of Superior Court,
L. A. Co. Elected to that position, 1924;
reelected 1928 and 1936: acted as Presiding
Judge of such court, 19,32; served as Justice
pro tem of Division 2 of Dist. Court of Ap-
peal, of Second Dist. for about 3 years by
appointment of Judicial Council.
Memberships: Elks, Masons, Knights of
Pythias, Phi Alpha Delta.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Independent Republican.
Business Address: Department 2, Superior
Court, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 1178 Sherwood Rd., San
Marino, Calif.

ARCHER, Kate Rennie. LL.A.

Poet-Writer.

Born: Glasgow (Scotland); d. of Eliza (Ren-
nie) and H. J. Aitken (shipowner, Glasgow) ;
granddaughter of Sir Johin Rennie, Engineer,
Builder of London Bridge, and the Great
North Road, East India Docks, etc.
Education: Glasgow University (Scotland).
Degrees: LL.A., Glasgow U.
Married: Douglas Archer at Edinburgh; ch.:
Douglas.

Prof. Record: Lecturer in Language. Writer
of articles for Glasgow Express 1919-24;
West Coast papers in Amer. (1926-40) ;
Christian Science Monitor, Hygeia, N. Y.
Evening Post, Scottish and Canadian papers.
Business traveling in Russia and Mediter-
ranean countries.

Publications: Four books of verse: Songs of
a Little Brother (1934), Jock Tanson's
Bairns (1933), Tumbleweed Trail (1934), Call
Frae the Heather (1940).

Army Service: Red Cross driver, hosp. and
canteens, 1915-19.
Memberships: Grand Antiquity Soc. of Scot-



land, Scots Dialect Soc. (Edinburgh), League
of Western Writers, Calif. Writers Club.
Religion: Presbyterian.

Home Address: 724 Mason St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Other Address: 1060 Cragmont Ave., Berke-
ley, Calif.

ARENSBERG, Walter Conrad. A.B.

Author.

Born: Pittsburgh (Penna.), Apr. 4, 1878; 8.
of Flora Belle (Covert) and Conrad Chris-
tian Arensberg.

Education: Harvard University.
Degrees: A.B., Harvard U., 1900.
Married: Mary Louise, d. of John E. Stevens,
at Ludlow (Mass.), June, 1907.
Directorships: Pres. of Francis Bacon Foun-
dation, Inc.

Publications: Poems, 1914; Idols. 1916; The
Cryptography of Dante. 1921; The Cryptog-
raphy of Shakespeare. 1922; The Secret
Grave of Francis Bacon at Lichfield, 1923;
The Burial of Francis Bacon and His Mother
in the Lichfield Chapter House, 1925; Bacon-
ian Keys. 1927; The Shakespearean Mystery,
1928; Francis Bacon, William Butts, and the
Pagets of Beaudesert. 1929; The Magic Ring
of Francis Bacon, 1930.

Memberships: Harvard (N. Y.), University
Club (Los Angeles).

Home Address: 7065 Hillside Ave., Holly-
wood, Calit.

ARLT, Professor Gustave Otto, A.B.,

M.A., Ph.D.
Professor of German and Chmn. of Dept.
of (iermanic Languages, University of Calif.
Born: Lock Haven (Penn.), May 17, 1895; s.
of Helene Beriha (Hoffman) and Hans Arlt.
Education: Elmhurst College, 1910-11.
Degrees: A.B., 1915; M.A., 1929; Ph.D.,
1931; U. of Chicago.

Married: Gusti, d. of Peter W. Herrman, at
Coblenz (Germany), June 25, 1920; ch.:
Marlene.

Prof. Record: Instr. of German, Indiana U.,
1923-24; Asst. Prof, of CJerman, De Pauw U.,
1924-29; Asso. Prof, of CJerman, Indiana U.,
1931-35; Prof, of CJerman and Chmn., Dept.
of Germanic Languages, U. of Calif. (Los
Angeles), 1935—.

Publications: Trutznachtigall, 1936; Das
Schiff Des Heils, 1933 (Editor) : Modern Lan-
guage Forum, 1937, 19 — ; Kleiner Lieder-
freund. 1938 (Compiler and Editor).
Army Service: Served as 1st. Sgt., 302nd
Batt., Tank Corps., U. S. Army, A. E. F.,
1917-18; Provost Marshal (Jeneral's Dept..,
Rome and Naples, 1919; Division of Crim-
inal Investigation, Amer. Forces in Ger-
many, 1920-23.

Memberships: Modern Language Assn. of
America, Amer. Soc. for Advancement of
Scandinavian Study, Amer. Musicological
Soc, Scabbard and Blade, Delta Phi Alpha,
Pi Delta Phi, Phi Mu Alpha.

Politics: Independent.
Recreations: Music.

Bus. Address: University of California, Los
Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 534 Midvale Ave., Los An-
geles, (ialif.



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ARMSTRONG. J. Evan. A.B.

President and Founder of Armstrong Col-
lege.

Born: Ekron. Meade Co. (Ky.), May 16,
1SS3; s. of Rosa John (Wimp) and John C.
Armstrong.

Education: Central State College, Edmond
(Okla.t, Spalding Business College, Kansas
City. (Mo.); Kalamazoo College (Mich.);
University of Calif.
Degrees: A. B., U. of Calif., 1916.
Married: Aileen, d. of John S. Hand at Oak-
land, 1913; ch.: Frances Aileen, John Evan,
Richard Emmett (first wife); Esther H., d.
of Lewis J. Perry, at Berkeley, 1929 (second
wife) .

Prof. Record: Office Position, 1907-10; Instr.,
Business Schls., 1910-11; Instr., Idaho State
Technical Inst., 1911-12; Instr., U. of Calif.,
Coll. of Com., 1913-20; Instr., Oakland Sch.
System. 1913-20; Founded Armstrong Coll.,
1918, Pres. and Managing Dir., 1918-41.
Mejnberships: Commonwealth of San Fran-
cisco, Rotary.

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: (3olf, garden, wood-working.

Bus. Address: 2222 Harold Way, Berkeley,
Calif.

Home Address: 5922 Acacia Ave., Oakland,
Calif.



ARMSTRONG, John S.

Nurseryman.

Armstrong Nurseries.

Born: Sheffield, Ontario (Can.); s. of Eliza

(Bell) and Joseph Armstrong.

Education: Ontario (Can.).

Married: Charlotte A., d. of Wm. Cooper,

at Clinton, Ontario (Can.)., Sept., 1896;

ch.: John A., Olive Armstrong Freeman.

Bus. Record: Established the Armstrong

Nurseries at Ontario (Calif.), 1890.

Directorships: Dir., San Antonio Water Co.;

Dir., San Antonio Community Hosp. ; Pres.,

Ontario Cemetery Assn.

Memberships: Ontario Rotary Club, Masons

(membership in Al Malaikah Shrine).

Religion: Methodist Episcopal.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf.

Bus. Address: 408 No. Euclid Ave., Ontario,
Calif.

Home Address: 1429 Euclid Ave., Ontario,
Calif.

ARMSTRONG. Paul Stuart. B.S.

General Manager, Calif. Fruit Growers
Exch., Los Angeles (Calif.).
Born: Worcester (Mass.), May 8, 1892; s. of
Blanche C. (Nott) and Harry C. Armstrong.
Education: Michigan State College.
Degrees: B.S., Mich. State, 1915.

Married: Lucille E., d. of Carrie and Nathan
E. Sherwood, at Detroit, Aug. 21, 1916; ch.:
Sherwood.

Bus. Record: Employed by California Fruit
Growers Exch. since graduation, in various
capacities, now Gen. Mgr.

Directorships: Trustee of Los Angeles Or-
thopaedic Hosp.; Trustee of Pomona Coll.;
Director of All- Year Club of So. Calif.



Memberships: Univ. and Wilshire Country

Clubs; Alpha Zeta.

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf and outdoor sports.

Bits. Address: 707 W. Fifth St., Los Angeles,

Calif.

Home Address: 855 So. Cloverdale Ave., Los

Angeles, Calif.

ARNDT. Stanley M.. B.S., J.D.

Lawyer.

Born: Stockton (Calif.), Jan. 27, 1894; s. of
Rose (Louis) and Michael S. Arndt.
Education: University of Calif., Berkeley;
U. of Calif. Law School, Berkeley.
Married: Helen, d. of Ira A. Wood, at River-
side (Calif.), Feb. 2, 1926; ch.: Jeannette
and Michael.

Prof. Record: Admitted to Calif. Bar, 1919;
New York Bar, 1929.

Directorships: Director of San Marino Boy
Scouts Council, and San Marino Community
Council (Community Chest).
Publications: Various legal articles in Calif.
Law Review; Author of Thinking Allowed
column (San Marino Tribune).
Army Record: Served in World War I, May,
1917, to Jan., 1919; discharged as 1st. Lt.,
Inf.

Memberships: San Marino Citv Club, Oneonta
Club (So. Pasadena), San Marino Post 239.
Am. Legion, (Past Commander, Karl Ross
Post of Stockton).
Politics: Republican.
Recreation: Fishing.

Bus. Address: 1109 Rowan Bldg., 458 So.
Spring St., Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 2125 Adair St., San Marino,
Calif.

ARNN. Charles Edward. A.B.

Vice-President, The News.

Born: Jackson (Tenn.), April 1, 1897; s. of

Lelia Virginia (Keiser) and James Walter

Arnn.

Education: Northwestern and Stanford Uni-
versities.

Degrees: A.B., Stanford, 1921.
Married: Paulyne Guthrie, d. of Nellie H.
and Stanford S. McKinley, Los Angeles
(Calif.), Dec. 31, 1920; ch.: Sally Nell, 12;
Sue Carolyn, 8.

Bus. Record: Adv. Mgr., Crescent Creamery
Co.; Sales Mgr., Forest Lawn Memorial
Park; Adv. Mgr., Bullock's; Sales Promo-
tion Mgr., Desmond's.

Directorships: Vice-Pres.-Dir., Stockholders
Publishing Co. (publishers of The Neioa) ;
Treas., Haynes Corp ; Vice-Pros.. Sales
Mgrs. Assn.

Navy Service: Served in U. S. Navy Medical
Corps, World War I, 1917.
Memberships: Lambda Chi Alpha (Past Pres.,
So. Calif. Alumni Assn.), Alpha Delta Sigma,
Kiwanis (Past Pres.); Advertising Club (Past
Pres.), F. & A. M., R. A. M. (Past High
Priest), Jonathan Club, Calif. Country Club.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: (3olf and motoring.
Bus. Address: The News. 1257 So. Los An-
geles St., Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 2738 Forrester Dr., Los An-
geles, Calif.



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ARNOLD. Medford R., LL.B.

Instructor, I.asson Union High School.
Bom; Susnnvlllc (Calif.), Jan. 25, 1885; s.
of Sii.san K. (Roopt and Ale.xander T. Arnold.

Eduration: Lassen Union Illfih School; Uni-
versity of So. Calif.
Degree: LL.B., 1910, U. of So. Calif.
Married: Zella M.. d. of John B. Spalding,
at Susanville (Calif. >, June 4. 1911; ch.: two
sons, one daujjhter.

Prof. Record: Managed father's ranch and
dairy after graduation in 1910, for several
years; practiced law; served as City Re-
corder, and later V. S. Commissioner, 1915;
resigned as Justice of the Peace, and ac-
cepted position as Dir. of Phys. Ed. and
Coach of Lassen Union High Schl., 1922;
t .'o years ago became Teacher in Com-
mercial Dept.

Directomhips: Member, Lassen County Pro-
bation Comm.; Dir.. Lassen Co. Fish and
Game Conservation League.
Memberships: Masonic Lodge, Susanville
Men's Club.
Religion : Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Fishing and hunting, coaching
of athletic teams (especially among small
boys) .

Bus. Address: Lassen Union High School and
Junior College.

Home Address: 922 Pine St.. Susanville.
Calif.

ARTHUR, Charles Walter, Ph.B.

City Bacteriologist and Associate Health Of-
ficer, Health Dept.

Born: Manchester (N. H.), Jan. 11, 1897; s.
of Charlotte (McCoy) and John T. Arthur.
Education: Brown University; Yale Army
Medical School.

Degree: Ph.B., Brown U., 1918.
Married: Imogene, d. of Daniel M. McQues-
ten. at Manchester (N. H.), Sept. 22, 1919;
ch.: Jean Ma\-\vell and Elizabeth E.
Prof. Record: Central Medical Laboratory,
A. E. F. ; Base Laboratory No. 6, A. E. F.,
1918; Instr.. U. of Mo., Dept. Preventive
Medicine, 1919; Citv Bacteriologist, Pasadena
(Calif.), 1920; Asso. Health Off.. Pasadena
(Calif.), 1929; on staff at medical school,,
U. of So. Calff. and Schl. of Nursing. Hunt-
ington Memorial Hosp. ; Pres., Pasadena
Municipal Employees' Assn., 1938-39; Pres.,
Pasadena Civitan Club, 1939: Lieut. CJov-
ernor, Civitan International (Calif.), 1940.
Army Service: Served in U. S. Army, 1918-19.
Memberships: Amer. Soc. of Bacteriologists,
Amer. Public Health Asso., Amer. Asso. Adv.
of Sci., Delta Tau Delta, Civitan Club.
Religion: Member Congregational Church.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf and hiking.
Bus. Address: Health Department, City Hall,
Pasadena, Calif.

Home Address: 800 Montrose Ave.. So. Pasa-
dena, Calif.

ARTHUR III, Chester Alan.

(Galvin Arthur, pen name) Journalist and
Political Worker. Assistant Secretary, Dem-
ocratic State Central Committee.
Born; Colorado Springs (Colo.), March 21,



1901 ; 8. of Myra Townsend (FIthlan) and
Chester Alan Arthur H.

Education: Santa Barbara School for Boys;
Columbia Univ., (.T yrs.); courses In Trinity
College (Dublin,, Ireland i.
Married: Esther, d. of Anna (Rehan) and
Patrick Francis Murphy In New York. April
21, 1935.

Prof. Record: Free-lance Journalist and
Foreign Correspondent (Europe i; Editor of
Dune Forum, Oceano, (Calif.). 19.34-.35; Sec-
retary of Utopian Society (Ea.st), 1935. Del-
egate from San Luis Obispo Co.. Dem. State
Convention, 1940.

Memberships. Delta Phi (Delta Chapter).
P. E. N.. Arroyo Grande Lodge of F. &
A. M.

Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Hunting, fishing, swimming and
riding.

Bus. Address: 707 So. Broadway, Los An-
geles, Calif.
Home Address: Hill House, Oceano, Calif.

ARVEY, Verna.

Pianist, Journalist.

Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), Feb. 16, 1910;
d. of Bessie (TarkovskjO and David Arvey.
Education: Manual Arts High School (Los
Angeles).

Married: William Grant Still (noted Amer.
composer), s. of Carrie (Fambro) and Wil-
liam Grant Still; ch.: Duncan Allan.
Prof. Record: Piano soloist with L. A. Phil-
harmonic orchestra, under Dr. Otto Klem-
perer, and with Ra.\Tnond Paige's orches-
tra over CBS: has also appeared in solo
piano concerts in the U. S. and various
parts of Latin Amer. ; Staff Writer, Etude
Jlusic Magazine: has contributed to other
music and dance publications and to the
music section of the N. Y. Times; Author
of a booklet on the life and work of Wil-
liam Grant Still (J. Fischer and Bro.. N. Y.),
and of Choreographic Music: Music for the
Dance, published by E. F. Dutton in New
York in 1941; Contributor to the Chesterian,
a musical magazine published in London
(Eng.).
Address: Los Angeles. Calif.

ASHE, Elizabeth Haywood.

Social Worker (retired).

Born: Stockton (Calif.), 1869, d. of Caroline
(LoyalD and Richard Porter Ashe, M.D.
Education: Private schools.
Prof. Record: Has been engaged in social
work since 1890; grad., Presbyterian Hos-
pital, Nursing School (N. Y. O; one of the
founders of a social settlement, the Tele-
graph Hill Neighborhood Assn — it expanded
to include a health center, the first one of
its kind on the Pacific coast: through vol-
unteering nursing services to schools of San
Francisco, initiated the emplo\Tnent of the
first public health nurses on coast, 1904;
organized first convalescent home for children
on Pacific coast, Bothin Convalescent Home
(Manor, Calif.), 1905.

Dierctorships : Community (Thest of San
Francisco; Garden Nursing Home: Bothin
Convalescent Home: Telegraph Hill Neigh-
borhood Assn. ; San Francisco Nursing Assn.
Publications: Intimate Letters from France
(1917-19).
Memberships: Pac. Coast Nurses Assn. (hon.



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mem.); Visiting Nurses Assn.; Town and
Country Club (which she organized In 1892) ;
San Francisco Center and League of Women
Voters; Women's City Club.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Democrat.

Bits. Address: 1736 Stockton St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Address: 3215 Sacramento St., San
Francisco, Calif.

ASHLEY. Chester Carlisle.

Insurance Broker.

Born: Rochester (N. Y.), Jan. 10, 1868; s.
of Anna Elizabeth (Hall) and Roscoe Boyd
Ashley.

Education: Rochester High School (N.Y.).
Married: Grace Elizabeth, d. of Sara (Sands)
and Henry Clay Bosley, at Pasadena (Calif.),
March 12, 1895; ch. : Kathryn Ashley Kuy-
kendall, Marian Ashley Oakley and Roscoe
Bosley.

Bus. Record: Manager, Overman Wheel Co.,
Acountant, Times Miror Co. ; Credit Man,
A. H. Busch Co.; Accountant, Blow Grover
Co., Calif. Hospital, and Interstate Oil Co.;
Chief Deputy Controller (Los Angeles), 18
years; now. Insurance Broker; has been
Officer or Director of the following corpo-
rations: Calif. Commercial Co. (Secy), W.
H. Bosley Co. (V.-P.), W. G. Hutchinton
Co. (V.-P.), Calif. Agencies Co. (Secy.)
Memberships: Los Angeles Chamber of Com-
merce (committees); CJolden State Lodge;
F. & A. M. No. 358; Jinnistan Grotto No. 76.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Fishing.

Bus. Address: 302 Security Bldg., Los Ange-
les, Calif.

Home Address: 1142 W. Adams Blvd., Los
Angeles, Calif.

ASHLEY, Grace Bosley.

Civic Worker.

Born: Tltusville (Pa.), Dec. 27, 1874; d. of
Sara (Sands) and Henry Clay Bosley.
Education: High School, Fort Scott (Kan.),
Collegiate Inst. (Kan.), Calif State Normal
School (Los Angeles).

Married: Chester Carlisle Ashley, s. of Anna
(Hall) and Roscoe Bovd Ashley, at Pasa-
dena (Calif.), March 12, 1895; ch.; Kathryn
Ashley Kuykendal, Marian Ashley Oakley
and Roscoe Bosley.

Prof. Record: Vice-Pres. of Los Angeles City
Council of Defense, participated in Liberty
Bond Drives and Red Cross compaigns;
Chmn., Nat'l Y. W. C. A., 1917-18; war
work drives for So. Calif and Arizona; Dir.
for Women in United War Work drive,
1919; Chmn., Com. of Ten Thousand, 1920;
Colonel of Div. 1, Com. Chest Campaign,
1924-29; Chmn., Building Comm. for the
Hotel Figueroa (financed by $950,000 bond
issue, 1925-26) ; Mem., Campaign Cabinet
of Chest, 1930-38; Dir., Women's Law Ob-
servance Assn., 1931-34; Mem., Speakers
Bureau in Political Campaigns or Fund
Raising Campaigns of Red Cross and (Jhest.
Memberships: Ebell Club of Los Angeles
(Pres.. 1916-18, Dir. and Chmn. of Finance,
1931-33) ; Y. W. C. A. of Los Angeles (Pres.,
1923-29) ; Nat'l Y. W. C. A. (1st V.-P., 1924-
26) ; Amer. Red Cross (Los Angeles Chapt.
Dir.; Dir. Community Welfare Assn., League
Women Voters, etc.



Religion: Prebsyterlan.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Concerts, pictures, motion pic-
tures, travel, boats and fishing.
Home Address: 1142 W. Adams Blvd., Los
Angeles, Calif.

ASHLEY, Roscoe Lewis, A.B., M.A.
Historian, Economist.

Born: Rochester (N. Y.), June 22, 1872; s.
of Anna M. (Hall) and Roscoe B. Ashley.
Education: Rochester (N. Y.).
Degrees: A.B., 1894; M.A., 1898.
Married: Mabel Lucy, d. of Annie and Jo-
seph Page,, at Claremont (Calif.)., Aug. 17,
1927.

Prof. Record: Teacher of Civics, History, etc.,
Pasadena High Sch., 1898; Head, Dept. of
History and Economics (same), 1905-14;
Head, Dept. of Social Science (same), 1914-
24; Chmn., Dept. of Social Science, Pasa.
Coll., 1924-39.

Publications: The American Federal State,
1902; Modern European Civilization, 1918;
Contemporary Civilization, 1935; Principles
and Policies of American Government, 1941.
Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa, Twilight
(Pasadena), American Political Science Assn.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Recreatoins: Photography.
Bus. Address: Pasadena Junior College,
Pasadena, Calif.

Home Address: 685 Prospect Crescent, Pasa-
dena, Calif.

ATALOA.

Lecturer-Writer-Artist (contemporary Indian
life and problems).
Born: Old Indian Territory (Okla.).
Education: Private and public schools, and
Oklahoma College for Women.
Degrees: A.B., U. of Redlands (Calif.).;
M.A., Columbia U. (N.Y.); Scholarship from
International Institute; Research Fellowship,
Rockefeller Foundation.

Prof. Record: Won international recognition
as in interpreter of the art, music and phi-
losophy of the American Indian. Before au-
diences in concert halls, clubs, museums and
educational institutions, she has created a
deeper understanding of the spiritual and
esthetic values in the Indians' contribution
to American civilization. Through serious
study and effort she has been an influential
factor in conserving some of the fine tradi-
tions of the Indian. As a part of her pio-
neering work in this field, she has been
interested in restoring to tribal centers, rare
examples of ancient and modern Indian art
through the media of museums and traveling
exhibits. An outstanding memorial to her
artistic ability and vision is the unique art
lodge on the campus of Bacone Coll. (Okla.),
where she founded the Department of Indian
Art. She not only planned the details of the
interior and exterior of this lodge, but was
responsible for securing the funds to build
and endow it. In her program of Indian lore,
Ataloa uses only authentic music and leg-
ends. A variation of speech, song and dance
are artistically combined. Adding to the in-
terest and charm of her entertainment are
the distinctive costumes of many tribes;
these are exquisitely fahsioned in traditional
design. She often explains the intricate proc-
esses used in making these ceremonial gar-
ments. Has been honored in being selected



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to represent Indians at Intornallonfil Confer-
ences and on forum pall forms.
Bus. Address: 306 MornlnRslde Dr., New
York, N. Y.

Home Address: 325 Cajon St., Uedlands,
Calif.

ATHERTON. Gertrude Franklin. LL.D.,
Litt.D.
Author.

Born: San B'rancisco (Calif.), d. of Gertrude
(Franklin) and Tiiomas Ludovick Horn.
Education: Various private schools.
Degrees: Litt.D.. Mills College, 1935; LL.D.,
U. of Calif., 1937.

Married: George Henry Bowen, s. of Faxon
Deane Atherton, San Jose, Call.; ch.: Muriel
At.ierton Russel.

Prof. Record: Dr. Atherton was awarded
the title "Dean of California's Distinguish-
ed Wo7nen" at a luncheon given on Treas-
ure Island just before the close of the Ex-
position. Votes were cast in every com-
munity of California, Dr. Atherton received
ing more than all the remaining twelve nam-
es appearing on the ballot combined. Has
ganied world-wide fame for her numerous
novels and other books. She is a member
of San Francisco Art Commission and for-
merly served on Board of Dir. oC the Public
Library.

Publications: Fiction (California): Rezanov;
The Doomswoman; The Splendid Idle For-
ties (1800-1846) ; A Daughter of the Vine
(The Sixties); Transplanted (The Eighties);
The Californians (companion vol. to Trans-
planted) ; A Whirl Asunder (The Nineties) ;
Ancestors (Present); The Valiant Runaways:
A Book for Boys (1940) ; Sisters-in-Law;
Sleeping Fires (The Sixties) ; The Avalanche.
Fiction (varied): The Foghorn; The White
Morning; Mrs. Balfame; Perch of the Devil;
Tower of Ivory; Julia France and Her Tim-
es; Rulers of Kings; The Traveling Thirds;
The Gorgeous Isle; Senator North; Patience
Sparhawk and Her Times; The Aristocrats;
Bell in the Fog; Black Oxen; Crystal Cup;
Immortal Marriage; The Jealous Gods; Dido;
Queen of Hearts; The Sophisticates; Golden
Peacock. Adventures of a Novelist; (auto-
biography) ; The Living Present, (war) ; The
Conqueror ; A Few of Hamilton's Letters;
California: An Intimate History (all histori-
cal); Can Women Be Gentlemen? (ess.ays) ;
The House of Lee.

Awards: Three from France, including the
Legion of Honor, 1929.

Mem.berships : Century, Calif, and Quota
Clubs; S. F. Women's Chamber of Com-
merce; League of Western Writers; Amer.
Classical League; Career Women; Theta
Sigma Phi; Calif. Writers Club.

Politics: Formerly Democrat — now Republi-
can.

Home Address: 2280 Green St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

ATKINSON. Agnes Akin (Mrs. Spencer
Roane).

Writer.

Born: Mt. Pleasant (Wayne Co., (Georgia),
July 10.1887; d. of Jane (Brown) and Lawr-
ence Randal Akin.

Education: Wesleyan Coll. for Women (Ma-
con, Ga.), and pvt. tutorage.

Married: Spencer Roane, s. of Dr. Dean
Dunwoody Atkinson, at Brunswick, (Ga.),
Apr. 28, 1908; ch.: Ruth Virginia (Mrs.



Trenmore C. Garstonc) and Anne Catherine
(Mrs. Robert Roy Hoffman, Jr.).
Prof. Record: Since 1931 has taken two
yrs. extension course In .Story Writing, fol-
lowed by pvt. courses under different teach-
ers In the Art of Story Writing; extensive
work in research on small wild animals.
Publications. Blinky, Skinny the Grey Fox
(a Literary Jr. Guild Book) In Braille by
Library of Congress and American Red
Cross) ; Perkey (The Viking Press) ; Crook-
tail (Harper and Bros.); Stories and articles
for National Geographic, Illustrated London
News, Story Parade Nature Magazine,
Christian Science Monitor, etc.
Memberships: Calif. Writer's Guild, San
Marino Woman's Club, Joseph Habersham
Chapter, D. A. R.
Religion: Episcopalian.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Badminton, gardening, the
feeding and studying of wild animals and
birds, as well as writing about them.
Home Address: 2600 No. Foothill Blvd., Al-
tadena, Calif.

ATKINSON. Charles Edwin, M.D.

Physician.



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