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active in concert work on the Pacific Coast,
1926—.

Memberships: Dominant Club of Los Angeles;
Delta Gamma, Mu Phi Epsilon, Pi Kappa
Lambda (fraternity).
Recreations: Hiking and golf.
Bus. Address: 3839 Wilshire Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 13400 Mulholland Highway,
Los Angeles, Calif.

STEELE. Gladys Tilton

Interpreter of Folk and Character Songs,
Diseuse, Accompanist, Coach, Linguist.
Born: Los Angeles (Calif.) ; d. of Sophie
(Klitgaard) and A. Tilton Steele.
Education: San Francisco; Alameda; Shanghai
(China), the last between 1921-23.
Prof. Record: Interpreter of folk and charac-
ter songs. Piano Accompanist and Coach,
Linguist.

Religion: Christian.

Bus. Address: 1699 Valejo St., San Francisco,
Calif.

STEERE. Lora Woodhead, A.B., M.A.

Sculptor.

Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), May 13, 1888; d.
of Ida E. (Gard) and C. B. Woodhead.
Education: Univ. of So. Calif. Prep. Sch.;
Stanford Univ.; Geo. Wash. Univ.; Schule
Reiman (Berlin); Boston Museum Sch.; Calif.
Sch. of Fine Arts.

Degrees: A.B., Stanford Univ., 1911, and
M.A., George Washington Univ., 1927.
Married: Major Thomas I., s. of Henrietta
(Palmer) and Capt. Henry Steere in Holly-
wood, April 25, 1914; ch. : Florence Virginia,
John Edward, James Henry.
Prof. Record: Exhibited in Berlin, Boston,
New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, San Fran-
cisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, and Riverside;



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r)orin;uu'nt public placcmcnls of s('iili)turo:
1-os AnKi'li's MuNcuin. bust in bronze of L. K.
Behymcr; Uohoiiy Librnry, Head of Lincoln ;
G. K. HovanI bronze for Univ. of So. Calif.;
bronze of David Starr Jordan at hlKh school
of the same name In Los Angeles; five bronze
athletes owned by Paul Helms; two stone med-
allions at Helms Bakery In Culver City ; bronze
portrait .uid tablet of Albert Wilson, in
Wilson Hall, Manual Arts High School ( Los
Angeles); bronze bust of Lsaura Gabaldon In
Manila (P.L); marble bust of Osgood, Friday
Morning Club (Los Angeles); marble bust of
Pearl Keller of the Keiler Dancing School of
Glendale (Calif.); Lincoln head for Lincoln
Memorial I'niv. in Cumberland Gap (Tenn.);
bronzes owned by Herbert Hoover. Mabel Wal-
ker Willebrandt and many others.
jrl ember ships: Phi Beta Phi; Entre Nous Club
of Univ. of So. Calif.; Calif. Art Club.
Religion : Christian Science.
Politics: Republican.

/iecreations: Hiking, horseback riding, clay
modeling, nature study.

Home Address: 2814 Glendower Ave., Holly-
wood, Calif.

Other Address: Rosamond, Calif.



STEINBARGER, John L.

Manager, Security-First National Bank of
Los Angeles, Figueroa and Adams Branch.
Born: Columbus (Ohio), Dec. 10, 1S76; s. of
Emily A. (Gugle) and John A. Steinbarger.
Education: Columbus (Ohio) High School.
Prof. Record: Banking career was started in
the Commercial National Bank of Columbus
(Ohio) ; became Cashier and Dir. of the First
Natl. Bank of Lewistown (Montana), 1909;
Branch Manager, the Security-First Natl.
Bank of Los Angeles, 1924 — .
Memberships: Masonic Lodge; Los Angeles
Athletic Club; CHiarter Member, Museum Pat-
rons Assn. of the Los Angeles County Mu-
seum.

Religion : Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.
Recreation: Golf.

Bits. Address: 2600 So. Figueroa St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Inglewood,



Home Address: 548 Stepney St.
Calif.



STEINER, Maximilian Raoul

Composer, Conductor; Warner Bros. Pictures,
Inc.

Born: Vienna (Austria), 1895; s. of Mitzi and
Gabor Steiner.

Education: Academy of Music in Vienna.
Married: Louise Klos. d. of Mary F. Strong
in Beverly Hills (Calif.); ch.: Ronald Laur-
ence Maximilian.

Prof. Record: Wrote and conducted his first
operetta, Beautiful Greek Gir!. when fourteen,
which was produced at Orpheum Theatre in
Vienna and ran for one year; wrote symphonic
and popular music and had many compositions
published by Herzmansky (Doblinger, Vienna).
Conducted at Daly's, the Adelphi, the Hippo-
drome and London Opera House, Blackpool
Winter Garden, London Pavilion, etc. ; wrote
successful composition published by Francis,
Day & Hunter (England); conducted at the
Alhambra Theatre (i^ondon). Place de Repub-
lique (Paris), for Alfred Butt; in America,



conducted and orchestrated many musical
comedies, reviews, comic opcran, such aa
The Merry Widow; '/Aegfeld Follien; Angel
Face; Georf/e White Sc/inditln; FtonM of GunK,
etc. ; In Hollywood, was under contract to
R.K.O. Studios us Gen. Musical DIr. ; from
there, went to Selznick Intnl. Pictures, Inc.
(Burbank, Calif.); at present l.s under con-
tract to Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. (Bur-
bank); wrote music for Little Lord Fauntle-
roy and while at the .Selznick Studios did The
Garden of Allah, A Star' is Born and waa
loaned by Warner Bros, to do Selznick's Gone
With the Wind; while at Warner's has gained
added recognition for his music in Jezebel,
Dark Victory, The Old Maid, Four Wives, We
Are Not Alone, The Magic Bullet, All This and
Heaven Too, City for Conquest, The Letter,
and many others.

Compositions: The following are from R.K.O.
pictures: Sam, Fox Collections of Max Steiner
Compositions, vol. I, The Blue Lagoon, The
Conquerors, King Kong March, Morena,
Sweepings, Buy a Kiss, Fountain Waltz, I
Can't Waltz Alone, Josephine (Little Women),
Midnight in Manhattan, Morning Glory, Out
of the Blue, A Star is Born, Symphonic Mod-
erne. (Warner Bros., Four Wivesi (pub. Rem-
ick Music Co., Sam Fo.x, Irving Berlin, etc.).
Awards: Officier de L'Academie Francaise;
Bronze Medal from King of Belgium at the
Cinema Exhibition in Brussels, Aug., 1936;
Mussolini Medal by the World Cinema Con-
gress in Vienna; Academy Award for Music in
The Informer.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Photography, and target shoot-
ing.

Bus. Address: Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.,
Burbank, Calif.

Home Address: 1912 Cove Way, Beverly Hills,
Calif. •



STEINHART, Jesse H(enrY),

A.B., LL.B.

Lawyer.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.), May 11, 1881;
s. of Louise (D'AUemand) and William Stein-
hart.

Education: San Francisco pub. schs. ; Grad.,
Univ. of Calif.; Hastings Coll. of Law.
Degrees: A.B., U. of Calif., 1901; LL.B., Has-
tings Coll of Law.

Married: Genevieve, d. of Dr. John J. Tully;
ch.: Louise (Loeb), John Henry.
Prof. Record: Admitted to Bar in 1903 and
practicing ever since.

Directorships: Calif. Ink Co., Inc.; Victor
Equipment Co.

Publications: The American Bar, 1941; Mar-
tindale's Legal Directory.

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

Horne Address: 2212 Vallejo St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Other Address: Los Altos, Calif. *



STEINMETZ. Professor Harry Charles.

A.B., M.A.

Educator; Associate Professor and CThairman,
Dept. of Psychology and Philosophy, San Diego
State College (on leave).

Born: Seattle (Wash.), Dec. 8, 1898; s. of
Edith (Miller) and H. H. Steinmetz, M.D.



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Education: McMinnville College; Univ. of
Washington; Univ. of Philippines; Univ. of
Calif.; Univ. of So. Calif.; Stanford Univ.;
Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles) ; Purdue Univ.
Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Calif., 1924; M.A.,
Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles) ; Purdue Univ.
Married: Doris Irene, d. of Guy Laughlin, in
Modesto (Calif.), May 29, 1924; ch.: Harry L.
and Johanne E.

Prof. Record: Teacher, Glendale Union High
School, 1925-27; San Mateo Jr. Coll., 1927-
30; Assoc. Prof, and Chmn., Depl. of Psy-
chology and Philosophy, San Diego State
Coll., 1930 — ; Instr., Purdue Univ.
Publications: Mainly in professional journals
and public journalism.

Army Record: S.A.T.C, Univ. of Wash., 1918.
Memberships: Descendants of Amer. Revolu-
tion; Soc. for Psychological Study of Social
Issues; Amer. Assn. of Univ. Professors.
Religion: Unitarian.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreation: Camping.

Bus. Address: San Diego State Coll., San
Diego, Calif, or Purdue Univ., Lafayette, Ind.
Ho7ne Address: 4 Housing Res. Campus, R.R.
10, Lafayette, Ind.

STELLMAN, Louis John

Author, Journailst.^

Born: Baltimore (Md.), Jan. 6, 1877; s. of
John Henry Stellman.

Education: Private school, Baltimore; public
schools, Pittsburgh (Penn.)
Married: Edith Alice, d. of Joel W. Kinney, in
San Francisco (Calif.), June 1, 1904.
Prof. Record: Began as Telegraph Operator;
Civilian Operator in San Francisco during
Spanish War, first on Alcatraz Island, later
as operator to Gen. Shaffer at Fort Mason;
worked in Postal Telegraph office (Los An-
geles) ; for Postal Telegraph and Western
Union in Bakersfield and for Postal Tele-
graph in Mojave (Calif.); in 1901 worked as
Theatrical Press Agent in Los Angeles, then
Reporter on Herald, Times and Examiner
(Los Angeles) ; came to San Francisco, 1902,
and worked for News as Reporter, later as
Editor, then as Coast Manager, Newspaper
Enterprise Association, also as Free Lance;
in 1909, Editorial Writer, San Francisco Post
Globe; later Feature and Editorial Writer,
San Francisco Bulletin; between times, wrote
fiction and feature stories for American and
English magazines; first book published about
1903, Said the Observer (series of humorous
features from Los Angeles Herald) ; now writ-
ing weekly column of general comment for
Oberlin (Ohio) Times.

Publications: Said the Observer (Whitaker &
Ray Co.), 1903; The Vanished Ruin Era (Paul
Elder & Co.), 1910; That Was a Dream Worth
Building (H. S. Crocker Co.), 1916; Port o'
Gold (Richard G. Badger), 1922; Mate o'
Dreams (verse) (Oberlin Tribune Pub. Co.,
1931; Mother Lode (Harr Wagner Pub. Co.),
1934.

Memberships: Authors' (London), Press (San
Francisco), and Camera (Palo Alto) Clubs.
Recreations: Photography, auto touring, his-
torical research.

Bus. Address: Box 604, Menlo Park, Calif.
Home Address: 1325 Johnson Ave., Palo Alto,
Calif.

Other Address: Press Club, San Francisco,
Calif.



STELTER. Professor Benjamin F..
A.B., M.A., Ph.D.

Professor of English, Head of Department,
Occidental College.

Born: Delphos (Kan.), Dec. 27, 1882; s. of
Anna Margaret (Mueller) and John Dietrick
Stelter.

Education: Univ. of Kansas,; Yale Univ.;
Cornell Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Kansas, 1905, M.A.,
1908; M.A., Yale Univ., 1909; Ph.D., Cornell
Univ., 1913.

Married: Rose Edith, d. of Rose and Hum-
phrey Taylor of Los Angeles (Calif.), June
2, 1922.

Prof. Record: Teacher, elementary schools of
Kansas, 1899-1902; Asst. in English, Univ. of
Kansas, 1905-06; Teacher in high school (Lea-
venworth, Kan.), 1906-08; Univ. Scholar,
Yale Univ., 1908-10; Instr. in English, Univ.
of Kansas, 1910-11, and Cornell Univ., 1911-
14; Asso. Prof, of English, Univ. of So. Calif.,
1914-15, Prof, of English, 1915-18; Asst. Prof,
of English, Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles),
1918-21; Prof, of English, Head of Dept.,
Occidental Coll., 1921—; Lecturer in English,
Mount St. Mary's Coll., 1925—; Teacher of
summer sessions and extension lecturer at
various universities.

Publications: Co-editor, Concordance to Poems
of Keats, 1916, and Concordance to Poems of
Robert Browning, 1925.

War Record: Engaged in R.O.T.C, Teaching,
World War I.

Memberships: Modern Language Assn. of
Amer.; Amer. Philological Assn.; Phi Beta
Kappa, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Occidental Coll., Los Angeles,
Calif.

Home Address: 2042 Escarpa Drive, Los An-
geles, Calif.

STEPHAN, George

Lawyer.

Born: Cleveland (Ohio), March 30, 1862; s.
of Elizabeth (Watson) and John C. Stephan.
Education: Public schools.
Married: Helen A. Carr, June 28, 1891.
Prof Record: Admitted to Colorado Bar,
1900; served as City Atty., (Delta); County
Atty. (Delta Co.), and Dep. Dist. Atty.
(same) ; then Pres., Delta Town & Improve-
ment Co.; Dir., Farmers and Merchants Bank,
and Delta Natl. Bank; Pres., Union Abstract
Co.; Mem., Colorado Senate from Delta and
Mesa Counties, 1910-16; Lieut. Gov., Colo.,
1919-21, Acting Gov. part of that time;
Registrar, State Land Bd., (Colo.), 1921-23;
U S Atty., Dist. of Colo., 1924-29; private
practice in Denver, 1929-33; was Referee in
Bankruptcy, 7th Judicial Dist.; Food Admin-
istrator (Delta) during World War I.
Directorships: La Jolla Chamber of Com-
merce; San Diego Chamber of Commerce;
Exec. Com., Boy Scouts, San Diego Dist.
Memberships: Planning Commission, Denver;
San Diego Planning Commn.; Colorado and
Denver Bar Assoociations; S.A.R. (Pres.,
State Soc, Colo., 1932-33) ; Mason (K.T., 32°,
Shriner) ; La Jolla Kiwanis (Pres., 1936).
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 7742 Whitefield PI., La Jolla,
Calif. *



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STEPHENS. Albert Lee. LL.B., D.C.L.

.lutlKi'. Uiiiti-d SlaU-s Clrciill C'ourl of Appeals.
Rom: State Lino City (Ind.), Jan. 25, 1874;
s. of Armlndn (Rice") atid E<lvvin Ellas Steph-
ens.

Education: Univ. of So. Calif.
Degrees: LL.B., 100,"?, and D.C.L.. 19.^ Univ.
of So. Calif.

Married: Mario, d. of .To.soph II. Clarke, In
Cincinnati (Ohio), Doc. 26, 1907: ch.: Albert
Lee, Jr., and Clarke Edwin.
Prof. Record: Admitted to Calif. Bar, 1899,
after pvt. .study; practiced law in Lo.s Angele.s;
Justice of Peace, 1906-10; Civil Service Com-
missioner, 1912-1:?; City Ally., 19i;!-19: Judge
of Superior Court of Los Angeles County,
1919-;5.?; Asso. Justice of Calif. Dist. Court
of Appeal, 193,3-34; Presiding Justice of Calif.
Dist. Court of Appeal, 19.34-36; U.S. Dist.
Judge (Calif.), 1936-37; now U.S. Circuit
Judge, Circuit (Tourt of Appeals for the Ninth
Judicial District.

Memberships: Los Angeles Bar Assn.; Order
of Coif, Blackstonian; Mason, Knight Tern-"
plar, Shriner, Elk, Eagle, Woodman; Pi Sigma
Alpha, Phi Alpha Delta.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Post Office Bldg., Los Angeles,
Calif.; and Post Office Bldg., San Francisco,
Calif.

Home Address: 232 So. June St., Los Angeles,,
Calif.



STEPHENS. Jess E.

Judge of the Superior Court.

Born: State Line (Ind.), May 4, 1882; s. of

Arminda (Rice) and Edwin E. Stephens.

Education: Public schools of Los Angeles Co.;

Los Angeles High School ; Stanford University.

Married: Alice, d. of Alexander V. Cherry, in

Los Angeles, Sept. 18, 1907, ch. : Harrison;

Barbara Stephens Manning.

Prof. Record: Vice-Pres., Title Abstract &

Trust Co. (Los Angeles), 1906-09; private law

practice, 1909-15, and 1929-37; Deputy City

Atty. of Los Angeles, 1915-18; Asst. City

Atty., 1918-21, City Atty. of Los Angeles,

1921-29; Judge of the Superior Court, Los An

geles Co., 1937—.

Memberships: Wilshire Lodge, F. & A.M.;

Scottish Rite.

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

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

Home Address: 621 No. Las Palmas Ave.,|

Los Angeles, Calif. •

STEPHENS, Richard Tracy. B.S., M.E.

Sales Executive; Supervisor, Gas and Electric

Sales, San Francisco Division, Pac. Gas and

Electric Co.

Born: Walkerville (Mont.), April 1, 1897; s.

of Belle (Hadlock) and Rev. James Thomas

Moil Stephens.

Education: Durand (Mich.) High School; U.S.

S.M.A., Univ. of III.; Mich. State Coll.; Univ.

of Mich.

Degrees: B.S., M.E., Univ. of Mich., 1921.

Married: Fay AUsteen, d. of Grace Preston,

at San Francisco (Calit.), Sept. 24, 1928;

ch. : John B.

Bus. Record: Fenton Mach. Tool and Die Co.,



ronton (Mlch.t; Englnoor of Design, ^<r2^ :
Salosm.in for I'ac, (i/is and Elcc. Co. (San
Francisco I, 1921, Division Sales Manager
(Sacramento Div.i, 1923-25, Mgr. of Electric
Sales, general office, 1925-.30, Supervisor, gas
and electric sales (San Francisco Dlv.),
19,30—.

Puhlications: Occasional articles In various
trade journals.

Army Service: Graduate of U.S.S.M.A., Univ.
of Ill.'s Aviation Section Signal Corps, 1918;
Reserve Officer chemical warfare, 9th Corps
Area, 1927-.38.

Memberships: Big 10 Univ. Club (Pres.) (San
Franci.sco) ; Univ. of Mich. Club; Civltan
Club; 20-,30 Club (Hon. Life Mem.); Scabbard
and Blade; Mason; Pacific Coast Gas Assn;
San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Heating
and Piping Contractors Assn. (Asso. Mem.)
of San Francisco.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf and gardening.
Bus. Address: 447 Sutter St., San Francisco,
Calif.

Home Address: 585 Junipero Serra Blvd., San
Francisco, Calif. •

STEPHENS, Ronald Francis.

D.D., F.A.A.A.
AriTst, Poet, Author, Lecturer.
Born: Bristol (Eng.), Jan. 4, 1906; s. of Flor-
ence Evelyn (Walker) and Francis Stephens.
Education: English and California pub. schs.
Degrees: D.D., Church of Amer., 1940.
Married: Martha Virginia, d. of Ona Bellamy,
in Los Angeles (Calif.), Sept. 5, 1936; ch.:
Ronald Carlyle.

Prof. Record: Artist, Poet, Author, Lecturer,
and Human Relations; Youth Counsel.
Directorships: Vice-Pres. and Dir., Church of
Amer.

Memberships: Free and Accepted Masons of
Calif.: Fellow, Order of Maru; Fellow, Acad,
of Amer. Antiquities.
Religion: Universal.

Recreations: Golf, horsemanship, baseball,
badminton, bowling, archery, marksmanship,
and horticulture.

Home Address: 1659 Redcliff St., Los An-
geles, Calif. *

STEPHENS, William Dennison. LL.D.
Lawyer, Former Governor.

Born: Eaton (Ohio), Dec. 26. 1859; s. of Al-
vira (Leibee) and Martin F. Stephens.
Education: Eaton High School.
Degrees: LL.D., Univ. of So. Calif., 1921.
Married: Flora Rawson of Los Angeles. June
17, 1891; ch.: Barbara (Mrs. John N. Osburn).
Prof. Record: Taught school and read law;
mem., engrg. corps in railway construction in
Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, and Calif.,
1880-1888; removed to Los Angeles, 1887; in
commercial business as Manager and Travel-
ing Salesman. 1888-1902; Member, firm, Carr
& Stephens. Grocers, 1902-09: Major and Com-
missary 1st Brigade, Calif. Nat. Guard, 1903-
13; Mem.. Bd. of Edn., 1906-07: Pres., Los
Angeles Chamber of Commerce, 1907; Mayor,
Los Angeles, 1909; Pres., Bd. Water Com-
missioners and Member, Advisory Com. for
building Los Angeles aqueduct, 1910; Mem.,



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G2nci U.S. Congress, 1911-13 (7th Calit. Dist.),
and 63i-d and 64th Congresses, 1913-17 (10th
Dist ) ; resigned from 64th Congress, July
1916- was appointed Lieut. CJovernor of Calif.;
became Governor of Calif., March 15th, 1917
due to resignation of Governor Johnson (elect-
ed U.S. Senate! ; was elected Governor for
four-year term at general election Nov. 4th,
1918 "(term expired Jan. 8th, 1923).
Memberships: Sunset Club (Los Angeles'); 33°
Scottish Rite Mason; Knights Templar of
Calif (Grand Commander, 1908) ; Red Cross
Constantine (Charter Member, 1906) ; Shrine
Potentate, 1904.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: Hotel Chancellor, Seventh and
Berendo, Los Angeles, Calif.



STEPHENSON. Dwight W.

Director of the Department of Professional
and Vocational Standards of the State of Cal-
ifornia.

Born: Oneida (111.), Jan. 18, 1893; s. of Kath-
ryn (West) and Andrew Stephenson.
Education: Public schools of Glendale (Calif.)
and University of So. Calif.
Married: Gladys J., d. of Ethel (Hunger) and
William Justema, in Glendale (Calif.), April
28, 1920; ch.: Janet.

Prof Record: Admitted to practice law in
State of Calif., Jan. 1915; in general practice
in Los Angeles as member of firms of Jones,
Wilson and Stephenson, Jones and Stephenson,
and Jones, Stephenson, Palmer and Moore,
1915-34; was appointed Legal Adviser of Fed-
eral Pub. Works Administration of State of
Calif., 1934; appointed Dir. of Dept. of Pro-
fessional and Vocational Standards of State
of Calif., 1939—.

Anyiy Record: Enlisted as Private in Field Ar-
tillery, U.S. Army, Oct., 1917, and served
throughout World War I ; honorably dis-
charged as Lieut, of Field Artillery, Dec. 30,
1918.

Memberships: Masonic Fraternity and Oak-
mont Country Club.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: California State Bldg., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 1709 Ben Lomond Dr., Glen-
dale, Calif. *



ment Co.; Chmn., Charles W. Bowers Mem-
orial Museum (all in Santa Ana).
Publications: Caminos Viejos, Shadows of Old
Saddleback, Forster vs. Pico (all books on
California history).

Memberships: Santa Ana Rotary Club.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Bv,s. Address: Courthouse, Santa Ana, Calif.
Home Address: 1522 No. Broadway, Santa
Ana, Calif.



STERN, Charles Frank

Vice-President, Secretary, District Bond Com-
pany.

Born: Areata (Calif.), May 8, 1880; s. of
Julia Frances (Hopkins) and Bernard Frank
Stern.

Education: Areata Union High School and
University of Calif. (Berkeley).
Married- True, s. of Ida (Martin) and George
H Aiken, in Oakland (Calif.), June 2, 1905;
ch.: William Wallace, Peter Bernard, Richard
Martin.

Bus. Record: Humboldt Commercial Co.
(wholesale grocers), 1903-14; Calif. Highway
Commn., 1914-18; Supt. of Banks of Calif.,
1918-21- Exec. Vice-Pres. and Dir., First Natl.
Bank of Los Angeles, Los Angeles-First Natl.
Bank- Pres., Pac. Southwest Trust & Savings
Bank- Vice-Pres. and Dir., First Securities
Co., Los Angeles Safe Deposit & Trust Co.;
Dir., Pacific Agricultural Credit Corp.; Joint
Stock Land Bank of San Francisco and Los
Angeles 1921-29; Chmn. of the Bd., Arizona
Gas Co., Southwest Gas Corp., Occidental Gas
Securities Corp. (public utilities), 1931-38;
Vice-Pres. and Dir., District Bond Co., De-
posited Bonds and Shares Corp.; Treas., Calif.
Seaboard Corp., 1935 — .

Publications: Author of the "Convict Labor
Road Law in Calif.," providing for use of
convicts in building mountain sections of Calif,
highway system.

Memberships: Institute Associates (Pasadena) ;
California and Sunset Clubs (Los Angeles) ;
Commonwealth (San Francisco); Mason
(Shriner).

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 634 So. Spring St., Los Angeles,
Calif.

Home Address: 3098 Menlo Dr., Glendale,
Calif.



STEPHENSON. Terry Elmo. A.B.

Treasurer of Orange County.

Born: Floresville (Tex.), June 26, 1880; s. of

Mary (Haw) and Taylor Stephenson.

Education : Grammar school at Orange

(Calif.); High school at Santa Ana; Stanford

University.

Degrees: A.B., Stanford Univ., 1903.

Married: Cora, d. of Lucinda (Barker) and

Frank H. Snyder, in Fresno (Calif.), Aug. 22,

1905; ch.: Terry, Jr.

Prof. Record: City Editor, Managing Editor

and Part Owner of Santa Ana Daily Register,

1906-27; Postmaster (Santa Ana), 1923-35;

County Treasurer (Orange), 1935 — ; also,

orange grower.

Directorsihps : Federal Finance Co.; Orange

Co. Historical Soc. (Past Pres.); Improve-



STERN. Marion Levi. A.B.

Civic Worker, Clubwoman.
Born: New York City (N.Y.), June 28, 1899;
d. of Alma (Bruno) and Louis Levi.
Education: The Jacobi School; Barnard Col-
lege; Columbia University.
Degrees: A.B. cum laude, Barnard College,
Columbia Univ., 1920.

Married: Harold Melrose, s. of Sarah (Laven-
thal) and Jacob Stern, in New York, March
19, 1922; ch.: John Louis, Robert Irving,
David Harold.

Social Service: Has been principally active
with social service, charitable organizations
and women's clubs; has been Program Chair-
man of several organizations and has lectured
on current events and literature; has organ-
ized various speakers bureaus and has always
been very active in Community Chest work.



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sorvliiK as District Chmn.. Head of Pub. Rela-
tions, on speaker's buicau, clc, all work has
been as a volunteer; former Literature Chmn.
ol Krlilay MornInK Club.

Dirrclor.iliiii.i: DIr., EI Nido Camp and Coun-
cil of Jewish Women; Vice-Pros., Los Angeles
Section, Council of Jewish Women and Council
of Social Agencies of Los Angeles; Mem., Los
Angeles Council of Girl Scouts, etc.
Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa; Friday Morn-
ing Club: Women's Univ. Club.
Religion: Jewish.
Politics: Independent Republican.
Reereations: Public speaking, fishing, swim-
ming, taking movies, playing with her chil-
dren.

Home Address: 243 So. Arden Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif. •



STERN. Ralph Joel Anthony

Importer, Manufacturer; Vice-President and
Treasurer, McClintock-Stern Company, Inc.
Bor7t: San Francisco (Calif.), Sept. 29, 1891;
s. of Emma (Nathan* and Charles Stern.
Education : Schools of San Francisco (Calif.).
Married: Selma, d. of Leo Reise; ch.: Jean.
Prof. Record: Pres., San Francisco Bd. of
Trade. 1936; Pres.. Bd. of Trustees of the
War Memorial of San Francisco. 1939 (operat-
ing San Francisco War Memorial Opera House,
Veterans War Memorial Bldg. and the San
Francisco Museum of Art); Commander, San
Francisco Co. Council of the Amer. Legion,
1933; Dir., San Francisco Distributors Assn.,
1939-40; Member, Sr. Scouting Com. of the
San Francisco Area Council, Boy Scouts of
Amer., 1930-40; Chmn., Amer. Legion War



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