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Sacramento Junior College, since 1927- Candi-
date, 19.34, for Supt. of Public Instruction
(receiving 410.000 votes, the largest number
ever received by a defeated candidate for the
post) ; Democratic nominee for State Senate
from 19th Dist. (Sacramento Co.), 1940 (el-
ected, Nov., 1940) ; Chmn. Edn. Comm., Demo-
cratic State Central Committee, 1938 cam-
paign; National Vice-Pres., Amer. Fed. of
Teachers, 1933-35.

Directorships: Democratic State Central Com.,
Sacramento County Democratic Central Com-

Publications: Liberals and Conservatives (with
George C. Kimber), (a study of 1939 ses-
sion of state legislature).

Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta

Religion: Presbyterian.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Golf and travel.

Bus. Address: Sacramento Junior Coll., Free-
port Blvd., Sacramento, Calif.

Home Address: 1133 Marian Way, Sacra-
mento, Calif. •

SWART. Walter Goodwin. E.M.

Consulting Engineering.

Born: Fredonia (N.Y.), Feb. 19, 1868; s.
of Sarah Houghton (Bradish) and Eddy F.

Education: Cornell (special work); Univ. of
Denver (non-grad.).

Degrees: E.M., Colorado School of Mines
(hon. deg.).

Married: Clara C, d. of I. N. Chollar in
Homer (N.Y.), Sept. 5, 1894; ch. : Richard
Houghton; Ellen S. Smithies; John Alvah.
Prof. Record: Arkansas Vallev Smelting Co.,
Leadville (Colo.) 1890; Hardinge Smelting
Co., Aspen (Colo.) 1892; Victor Ore Sampling
Co., Cripple Creek District, 1894; Hardinge
and Co., Ore Buyers, Denver: also ran his
own assay office in Denver. 1895: Blake M.
and M. Co.. research: developed the electro-
static ore separating process, 1900; with Amer.
Zinc, Lead and Smelting Co., both as Re-
search Engr. and Valuing Mines. 1907: went
to Duluth to develop a magnetic process for
ore of the Eastern End of the Mesabi Range,
1915 (this eventually became Mesabi Iron
Co., whose Vice-Pres. and General Mgr., until
1940, is now Dir. of management of this or-
ganization) ; came to Calif, to do Mine Report-
ing, as independet Consulting Mining Engr.,
1932; largely doing Mine Reporting, inde-
pendently, 1941.

Memberships: Duluth Engr. Club (first Pres.);
member of San Francisco Engrs. Club, Amer.
Inst, of Mining and Met. Engrs., Amer. Iron
and Steel Inst., Mining and Met. Soc. of



Directorships: Director of the Mesabi Iron Co.
Reiigioti : Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations : Philately.

Bus. and Home Address: 916 Union St., Ala-
meda, Calif. *

SWARTHOUT, Max van Lewen

Director of the School of Music, University of
Southern California.

Born: Paw Paw (111.), Oct. 27, 1880; s. of Ella
Gladys (Smith) and Teal Swarthout.
Education: Public schools. Paw Paw; Balatka
and Gottschalk Conservatories (Chicago),
1898-1902; Royal Conservatory of Music (Leip-
sig, Ger.), 1902-05.

Married: Myrtle, d. of Rozella (Brown-
low) and John Edwards, in Paw Paw (111.),
Jan. 1, 1906; ch.: R. Edwards, John Max,
Dorothy Jeanne.

Prof. Record: Dir. of Music, Oxford College
of Women, Oxford (Ohio), 1905-11; 111. Wo-
men's College, Jacksonville (111.), 1911-14;
James Millikin Univ., Decatur (111.), 1914-23;
Head of Piano Dept., College of Music, Univ.
of So. Calif., Los Angeles, 1923; appointed
Dir. of School of Music, Univ. of So. Calif.,
1933 — . Secy., Music Teachers Nat. Assn.,
1923; Pres., Los Angeles Branch, Calif. Music
Teachers Assn., 1923; State Pres., Calif. Mu-
sic Teachers Assn., 1924-26.
Publications: Musical composition, all in man-

Memberships: Mason, Phi Mu Alpha, Phi Beta
Phi, Pi Kappa Lambda; Los Angeles Musi-
cians (5uild.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Fishing and automobile touring.
Bits. Address: The Univ. of Southern Califor-
nia, Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 2548 No. Catalina, Los Ange-
les, Calif. •

SWARTZ, The Reverend Herman
Frank. B.Sc, M.Sc, LL.D.
Theologian ; President Emeritus, Pacific
School of Religion.

Born: Carlisle (Penn.), May 12, 1871; s. of
Adelia (Rosecrans) and Joel Swartz.
Education: Gettysburg (Penn.) High School.
Academy, College; Columbia, Berlin, Heidel-
berg, Hartford Theological, Union Theological
Seminaries (grad. work).

Degrees: B.Sc, 1891, M.Sc, 1893, LL.D.,
1933, Gettysburg College; LL.D., College of
Pacific, 1933.

Married: (1) Omega, d. of George Kinsell, in
Oakland (Calif.), 1901; ch.: Rev. Philip and
Mrs. Elizabeth S. Thunen, Prof. Benjamin,
and Herman Frank, Jr. (2) Edna, d. of John
Lindsay, in Decatur (111.), 1917.
Prof. Record: Ordained Congregational Mini-
istry, 1898; Pastor, Mansfield (Mass.), 1898-
1901; Secy., Cleveland Missionary Soc, 1901-
07; Pastor, St. Louis, 1907-11; Secy., Congl.
Home Missionary Soc, 1911-18; Secy., Pil-
grim Memorial Fund 1918-20; Secy., Congl.
World Movement, 1920-22; Pres., Pacific
School of Religion, 1921—; Pres Emeritus.
Past-Pres., Berkeley Chamber of Commerce,
Berkeley Community Chest, Calif. Conference
of Social Work, Berkeley Council of Social
Agencies; Chmn., Mayor's Comm. on Future
of Berkeley; Chmn., World Delegation of

Congregationalists (Edinburgh). 1939.

Memberships: Berkeley, City Commons, Ro-
tary, Berkeley Country, Mexico City Country,
Faculty Clubs; Phi Beta Kappa.
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Mountains, garden, handicrafts
and golf.

Bus. Address: 1798 Scenic Ave., Berkeley,

Home Address: 600 Coventry Rd., Berkeley
P.O., Calif.
Other Address: Fallen Leaf P-0., Calif. •

SWAYNE. Wager. Mus.D.

Music Teacher.

Born: Toledo (Ohio), Apr. 28, 1873; s. of El-
len (Harris) and General Wagner Swayne.

Education: Paris and Vienna; Palmes Acade-
miques (France).

Degrees: Mus.D., Detroit Foundation School
of Music.

Married: Wilhelmina, d. of William Norte-
man, in Vienna (Austria), 1900; ch.: Ellen
(Mrs. Tibor Pataky), and William.
Prof. Record: Has been a pupil of Ludovic
Breitner, Jean Gallon, Emile Schvartz of Paris
Conservatoire; Pupil of Theodore Leschetisky,
Vienna, six yrs. ; Taught in Vienna (Austria)
four yrs., Paris (France), twenty yrs., Bos-
ton and New York, eight yrs., San Francisco
(Calif.), four yrs., Los Angeles, one yr. His
specialty is preparing pupils for public ap-
pearances In concert and with orchestra
(pupils have played with most of the prin-
cipal European and Amer. orchestras).

Religion: Episcopal.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Motoring and travel.

Bus. and Home Address: 2080 Washington St.,

San Francisco, Calif. *

SWIFT. Professor Ernest Haywood.
B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Asso. Prof, of Analytical Chem., Calif. Inst,
of Tech.

Born: Chase City (Va.), July 2, 1898; s. of
Anna C. (Williams) and J. \A . Swift.
Education: Randolph-Macon Coll.; Univ. of
Va.; Calif. Inst, of Tech.
Degrees: B.S., Univ. of Va., 1918; M.S., 1920,
and Ph.D., 1924, Calif. Inst, of Tech.
Married: Elizabeth F., d. of Andrew S. Allen;
ch.: Mary Elizabeth.

Prof. Record: Teaching Fellow, 1919-20, Instr.,
1920-28; Asst. Prof., 1928-38; Asso. Prof.,
since 1938, at Calif. Inst, of Tech.
Publications: A System of Chemical Analysis
(Prentice-Hall), 1939; articles on Inorganic
and Analytical Chemistry.
Army Record: Second Lieut., 1918.
Memberships: Amer. Chemical Soc; Athenae-
um; Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Sigma.
Recreations: Tennis and badminton.
Bus. Address: California Inst, of Technology,
Pasadena, Calif.

Home Address: 3140 E. California St., Pasa-
dena, Calii.



SWIFT, Professor Fletcher Harper.

A.H., B.D., M.A., Ph.D. Pod.D.

Professor of Education, University of Califor-
nia, Berkeley.

Horn: New York City, May 20, 187(>; s. of
Julia Elizabeth (Peters) and the Rev. Juflson

Ediccation: Dartmouth; Union Theol. Sem.;
Columbia Univ.

Degrees: A.B., 1898, Ped.D. (hon.), 1933,
Dartmouth Coll.;B.D., Union Theol. Sem., 1903;
M.A., 190-4, Ph.D., 1905, Columbia Univ.
Married: Mary E. Edge, Apr. 18, 1915; ch.:
Mary Ruth and Julia Elizabeth.

Prof. Record: Teaching Fellow, Teachers Col-
.ege, Columbia, 1904-05; Asst. Prof. Edn.,
Univ. of Washington, 1905-07; Asst. Prof.
Edn., 1907-09, Prof., 1909-25, Univ. of Minn.;
Prof. Edn., Univ. of Calif., since 1925. Visit-
ing Prof, in Edn. Adm., Teachers College,
Columbia Univ., 1924-25; Lecturer in Edn.
Administration, Univ. of Pa., 1924-25; served
as Lecturer, summer sessions. Harvard Univ.,
Teacliers College, Univ. of Calif., Univ. of
Utah, and Univ. of Wyo. ; Dir., Surveys of
Pub. Sch. Finance in Ark., 1922, Minn., 1922,
Okla., 1923, Utah, 1925; studied European
Sch. Systems, 1911-12, 1928-29 and 1937-38;
appointed by U.S. Chamber of Commerce to
prepare a report on Federal Aid to Public
Schools, 1922; Appointed by U.S. Commission-
er of Education to draft plan for National
Survey of School Finance, 1929; E.xpert Con-
sultant in Sch. Finance, U.S. Office of Edn.,

Publications: The Most Beautiful Thing in the
World, 1905; Joseph (a drama for Children),
1907; Public Permanent Common School Funds
in the United States (1795-1905), 1911; mono-
graph): Social Aspects of German Student
Life, 1916, Education in Ancient Israel (to 70
A.D.I, 1919, Studies in Public School Finance
(vol. D, The West, 1922 (vol. II), The East,
1923 (vol. Ill), The Middle West. 1925 (voL
IV), The South, 1925; Emma Marwedel (1818-
1893), 1931; Federal and State Policies in
Public School Finance, 1931; European Poli-
cies of Financing Public Educational Institu-
tions, France, Czechoslovakia. Austria, Ger-
many, England and Wales, 1933-38; also Au-
thor of many brochures and bulls, on kindred
subjects; Joint Author: Twenty-Five Years of
American Education, 1924; Problems in Edu-
cational Administration, 1925; The Construc-
tion of Orientation '^oiirses for College Fresh-
men, 1928; State School Taxes and State
School Funds, 1929; The Changing Education-
al World, 1931; Introduction to the Study of
Education, 1932; What Is This Opportunity
School?, 1932; Contrbr. to Monroe's Cyclo. of
Edn., Compton's Ency., Dictionary of Amer.
Biography, Contemporary Review, London
Times, etc.

Memberships: Calif. Kindergarten Primary
Assn. (lion, life mem.), Nat. Soc. College
Teachers Edn., Ednl. Research Assn., N.E.A ,
Amer. Assn. Univ. Profs., S.A.R., Phi Beta
Kappa, Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Delta Kappa,
Acacia, Teachers Coll., Faculty Club (Berke-
ley), Advisory Committee on International Re-
lations of the National Education Association;
National Committee on Food for the Small
Democracies, 1941.

Awards: Decorated Chevalier, Legion of Hon-
or (French), 1936; American Educational Re-
search Association Award, 1941.
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Democrat.

Bun. Address: Havlland Hall, University of
California, Berkeley, Calif.

Home Address: 2943 Ru.s.sell St., Berkeley,

SWIFT. Richard H.. B.S., N.D.
Diagnostician, Pathologist, Roentgenologist.
Born: Chicago (111.), Apr. 7, 1894; s. of Clair
Belle (S'tonebraker) and Albert Lincoln Swift.
Education: Northwestern Mil. Acad., Univ. of
Chicago, Columbia Univ., Eclectic College.
Degrees: B.S., 1915, N.D., 1925.
Married: Leonore, d. of Mary E. and Dr. H.
B. B. Montgomery, in Los Angeles fCalif.),
1926; ch.: Richard, Jr.; Su.sanne, Albert P.
Prof. Record: Research Archaeologist, Prehis-
toric Man, Egyptology and Greco-Roman;
Chemist and Bacteriologist, Chicago Health
Dept. ; Research Chemist, Chicago Union Stock
Yards; Dir. of the Dr. R. H. Swift X-ray and
Clinical Laboratories, Los Angeles; Res. Path-
ologist and Pres., Bellevue Hosp. of Los An-

Directorships : Board of Dir., So. Calif. Acad-
emy of Sciences; Science Chmn., Adventurers
Club of Los Angeles, and Amer. Arts Founda-
tion; Lecture Staff, Federation of Natural
Sciences; Pres., Bellevue Hosp. of Los Angeles.
Publications: The Scarabs of Egypt, Gnostic
Ge7ns, Ancient Cylinder Seals of the Near
East, Coins of Parthia, Down From the Dawn

Armij Record: Chemical Div., 1917.
Memberships: Amer. Assn. Advancement of
Science; B.P.O.E. No. 99; Jas. Madison F. &
A.M.; British Assn. Advancement of Science;
Southwestern Archaeological Fed.; Naturo-
pathic Physicians Assn.; Chicago Academy of
Sciences; Adventurers Club; So. Calif. Acad-
emy of Sciences.

Religion: Unitarian.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Numismatics, pets, geology, and
mountain hikes.

Btis. and Home Address: 946 So. Norton Ave.,
Los Angeles, Calif.

SWIGGETT. Jean Donald, A.B., M.F.A.

Instructor in Drawing and Painting, College

of Architecture and Fine Arts, University of

Southern California.

Born: Franklin (Ind.), Jan. 6, 1910; s. of

Ruth Elizabeth (H o u s e) and John Pascal


Education: Public schools, Long Beach (Cal-
if.); San Diego State College.
Degrees: A.B., San Diego State College, 1934;
M.F.A., Univ. of So. Calif., 1939.
Prof. Record: Treasury Art Project, 1935-37,
Asst. to Norman Chamberlain and Paul Sam-
ple (Post Office Murals I ; Federal Art Project,
Designed and Painted Mural for Long Beach
Polytechnic High School, 1937-39; Competi-
tions won: :Mural for Franklin (Ind.) Post
Office, 1939; seven Murals, S.S. President
Jackson; seven Murals. S.S. President Adams,
for U.S. Maritime Commission; Also other
Murals in private homes and public bldgs., in-
cluding seven glass panels. C^olden Gate Inter-
nal. E.x-pn., San Francisco, 1939. Instr. in
Drawing and Painting, College of Architecture
and Fine Arts, Univ. of So. Calif., since 1940.
Publications : Illustrated California Today, by
Margaret Mackey, publ. by Jake Zeitlin, Los
Angeles, 1937.
Religion: Protestant.



Recreatio}is: Painting, color photography (both
still and motion pictures).
Bits. Address: Coll. of Architecture and Fine
Arts, Univ. of Southern California, Los An-
geles, Calif.

Ho77ie Address: 1734 Erie, St., Long 'Beach,
Calif. I

SWING. Philip David, A.B.


Born: San Bernardino (Calif.), Nov. 30, 1884;
s. of Mary F. (Garner) and James W. Swing.
Education: Stanford Univ.
Degrees: A.B., Stanford, 1905.
Married: Nell Cremeens, in Oakland, Aug. 16,
1912; ch.: Mary Margaret Thomas, Phyllis

Prof. Record: Admitted to practice of law in
Calif., 1907; engaged in practice of law in
partnership with Lieut. -Gov. John M. Eshle-
man, under firm name of Eshleman & Swing,
1908-13; Chief Counsel, Imperial Irrigation
Dist. (largest in U.S., 420,000 acres under cul-
tivation V, Dep. Dist. Atty., Imperial Co.,
1907-12, Dist. Atty., 1911-15; Judge, Sup. Ct.,
Imperial Co., 1919-21; Member of Congress,
67th to 72nd sessions, 1921-33, 11th Cal. Dist.;
Member of firm of Stearns, Luce, Forward
and Swing. 1933-39; private practice since
1939 in San Diego; Spec. Counsel for City of
San Diego and Co. of San Diego in Ariz. v.
Cal. et al (292 U.S. 341), 1934; State of Calif,
in Ariz. V. Calif, et al (298 U.S. 448), 1936,
both involving the rights of seven states in
and to the waters of the Colorado River.
Waived exemption and in U.S. Army, Camp
Taylor (Ky.), 19 18, honorably discharged,
Dec. 1918.

Publications: "Right of Way Law" granting
Metropolitan Water Dist. right of way for the
Metropolitan Aqueduct; Co- Author (with John-
son) "Swing-Johnson Bill" (authorizing con-
struction $165,000,000 Boulder Dam Project
on Colorado River), approved 1928.
Memberships: San Diego Co. and Calif. State
Bar Assns.; San Diego Chamber of Comm.;
El Centro Post, Amer. Legion; Elks (Past Ex-
alted Ruler) ; Masons (Past Master) ; Native
Sons of the Golden West (San Diego) Ki-
wanis; Lions; Ad. (San Diego).
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 604 San Diego Trust and Sav-
ings Bldg., San Diego, Calif.
Home Address: 2720 Chatsworth Blvd., San
Diego, Calif.

SYMONDS, Harry Clinton. Ph.B., LL.B.

City Attorney of Mill Valley .
Born: Sonoma County (Calif.), March 2, 1872;
s. of Hannah M. (Wlswall) and Alfred Sy-

Education: Petaluma grammar schools and
High School; Univ. of Calif.; Hastings Coll.
of the Law.

Degrees: Ph.B., Univ. of Calif., 1896; LL.B.,
Hastings Coll. of Law (Univ. of Calif.), 1899.
Married: Charlotte Elizabeth Painter, d. of
Amelia and Joseph A. Hofmann, in Mill Val-
ley (Calif.), June 25, 1907; ch.: Dorothy Eliz-
abeth, Edith Louise.

Prof. Record: Engaged in civil and probate
law practice from 1899 to present time and
specialized in municipal law from and after
1916; City Atty. of Mill Valley from 1912 — ;
City Atty. of Corte Madera, 1923-29, of Sau-
saTito ,1924-33; Dir. of Marin Municipal Water

Dist., 1912-34; Pres. of Marin Municipal Wat-
er District, 1916; Dir. and Atty. for Tamalpais
Mutual Bldg. and Loan Assn., 1908 — .
Publications: Edited Crocker's Blue Book of
California, Street Laws (biennial), 1921-31.
Memberships: Phi Delta Phi; Eastern Star;
Patron, Mill Valley Chapt. 219, 1920 and
1938; Mason in Blue Lodge No. 356; Royal
Arch, Chapt. 108; King Solomon Council No.
29; Illustrious Master King Solomons Council,
1937; San Francisco Commandery No. 41,
Knights Templar; Keystone Assn., 13 Dist.
R.A.M.; Mill Valley Golf Club.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf, boating, fishing.
Bus. Address: City Hall, Mill Valley, Calif.
Home Address: 280 Hazel Ave., Mill Valley,
Calif. *

SZEKELY, Professor Rudolph Rezsb,


Vocal Arts ji.ducator.

Born: Hungary, Feb. 6, 1889; s. of Fanny
(Green) and Joseph Szekely.
Married: Maria Samson (Szekely), opera sing-
er and teacher.

Education: Royal Hungarian Franz Liszt
Academy of Music in Budapest; Law School
in Univ. in Budapest.

Prof. Record: Former Member of the Royal
Hungarian Opera in Budapest; Victor Record-
ing Artist; Soloist with many Symphonic and
Philharmonic Orchestras; among the first of
Radio Soloists in Detroit (Mich.) and Schenec-
tady (N.Y.).

Army Service: First Lieut, in Hungarian
Army, 1914-18; (two dist. medals for valor
before the enemy).
Memberships: Mason.

Religion: Immanuel Presbyterian Ch. (Los
Angeles) .

Recreations: Horseback riding, swimming.
Home Address: 1626 No. Crescent Heights
Blvd., Hollywood, Calif.

TAFT, Alan C, A.B., M.A.

Fisheries Biologist; Chief, Bureau of Fish
Conservation, California Division of Fish
and Game.

Born: Rothsay (Minn.), Apr. 20, 1897; s. of
Margaret (Cowie) and Fred P. Taft, M.D.
Education: Arcadia (Wis.) High School; Stan-
ford University.

Degrees: A.B., 1927, M.A., 1928, Stanford

Married: Dean D., d. of W. F. Draper, in
San Francisco (Calif.), Nov. 29, 1924; ch.:
Bruce Taft.

Prof. Record: Asst. Aquatic Biologist, U.S.
Bureau of Fisheries, assigned to Alaska sal-
mon studies and Calif, trout investigations,
1929-37; Asst. Chief, Bureau of Fish Con-
servation, Calif. Div. of Fish and Game,
1934-37; Chief (same), 1937—.
Publications: Technical publications on fish-
eries, biology, particularly trout and salmon.
Army Record: U.S. Army Ambulance Service
with French Army, Sec. 554, 1917-18.
Memberships: Sigma Xi; Commonwealth
Club; Amer. Fisheries Soc; Amer. Soc. Ich-
thyologists and Herpetologists; Western Soc.



of Naturalists; Wildlife Soc; Amer. Assn.

for the Advancement of Science.

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Recreation: Fishing.

Bus. Address: Ferry Bldg., San B'rancisco,


Home Address: 1770 Fulton St., Palo Alto,

Calif. •

TAGGARD. Genevieve, A.B.
Writer, Teacher.

Born: Waitsburg (Wash.), Nov. 28, 1894; d.
' L Alta Gale (Arnold) and James Nelson

Education: Punahou Prep. Sch.; Punahou
Acad., Honolulu (Hawaii) ; Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Calif., 1919.
Married: Kenneth Durant; ch.: Marcia.
Prof. Record. Asso. Editor, The Measure, a
journal of verse, 1920, 1926; Author of:
For Eager Lovers, 1922; Hawaiian Hilltop,
1923; Words for the Chisel. 1926; Traveling
Standing Still, 1928; (Emily Dickinson bio-
graphy), The Life and Mind of Emily Dick-
inson, 1930; Not Mine to Finish, 1934; Call-
ing Western Union, 1926; Collected Poems,
1918-38; also edited (with George Sterling
and James Rorty), Continent's End, a book
of Calif, verse, 1925; May Days, 1925; Cir-
cumference, 1929; Ten Introductions, 1934
(with Dudley Fitts). Holder of Guggenheim
Fellowship, 1931-32. Frequent contributor
to mags., anthologies, etc. ; pbems set to
music by Henry Leland Clarke, Roy Harris,
William Schuman, and Aaron Copeland; This
Is Our Time, Cantata in Music, by Schu-
man, performed at Lewisohn Stadium and
at Carnegie Hall, New York City. Poems
translated into French, German, Russian,
and Spanish.

Home Address: 35 E. 30th St., New York,

TALBOTT, The Reverend E(verett)
Guy, A.B., B.D., D.D.

Lecturer, Writer, Traveler.
Born: Tuscola (111.), Oct. 26, 1883; s. of
Martha Ellen (Maris) and Albert Gallatin

Education: NVjrmal School, Springfield (Mo.);'
Univ. of So. Calif.

Degrees: A.B., 1912, B.D., 1919, D.D., 1936,
Univ. of So. Calif.

Married: Ida Ellen, d. of Dr. George C.
Taylor, in Springfield (Mo.), Aug. 9, 1905;
ch. : Floyd, Elvvood, Mrs. Marie Graham,
Mrs. W. W. Thebaut.

Prof. Record: Minister, Methodist Episco-
pal Churches (Estrella and Pasadena. Calif.),
1905-12; Field Secy., Methodist Fed. for
Sbcial Service, 1913; Secy., Ch. Fed. of
Calif., 1914-18; Field Secy., Laymens Mis-
sionary Movement, 1915-18; for Nat. Com.
on Churches and Moral Aims of the War,
1917-18; Inter-Ch. World Movement, 1919-
20, Near East Relief, 1921-28, Golden Rule
Foundation, 1929-30, Nat. Council for Pre-
vention of War, 1931-38; Pac. Coast Repre-
sentative: World Alliance fbr Internat.
Friendship Through the Churches, since
1938 — ; also League of Nations Assn.; Com.
to Defend Amer. by Aiding the Allies; Amer.
Union for Concerted Peace Efforts; traveled

1,500,000 miles since 1915; averaged .'iOO lec-
tures a year for 30 years.
Publications : Contrib. Edit, to Christian Work
(New York> for 12 years; The Church and
the Labor Problem, 1913; The Price of
Peace, 1935; Peace in the Pacific, 19:56; A
Better World (poemsK 19,37; Essential Con-
ditions of Peace, 1938; articles in numerous
magazines and journals.

Memberships: Amer. Acad, of Political and
Soc. Sci.; Pac. S.W. Acad.; Inst, bf Pacific
Relations; Pan-Pac. Union (Honolulu;; Phi
Beta Kappa; League of Nations Assn.; Com-
monwealth Club of Calif.; U.S. Naval Inst.;
Foreign Policy Assn. ; Pac. Geographic Soc. ;
League of Western Poets; Lincoln Fellow-

Religion: Methodist.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 68 Post St., San Francisco,

Home Address: 1225 Taylor St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

TALLEY, Marion
(Marion Nevada Talley)

Coloratura Soprano.

Born: Nevada (Mo.), Dec. 20, 1906; d. Of
Helen (Brown) and Charles M. Talley.
Education: Kansas City (Mo.) elementary
and high schools.

Married: Adolph Eckstrom; ch. : Susan.
Prof. Record: Started study of piano at age
of 5; later studied violin and voice; sang
leading roles in Mignon and The Bohemian
Girl with Kansas City Grand Opera Co. ; au-
ditioned at Metropolitan Opera House (New
York), 1922; remained in New York, coach-
ing voice and languages; studied in Milan,
Italy, 1924-25; auditioned at Lirico Theatre,
Milan, before Sig. Gatti-Cazazza and con-
ductors of Metropolitan; signed contract and
made debut as "Gilda" in Rigoletto at the
Metropolitan, 1926; sang coloratura roles of
German, French and Italian operas; sang 75
performances in 4 seasons at Metro. Opera
House; gave 264 concerts throughout U.S.,
Canada and Cuba; retired in 1929 from
musical activities and purchased a wheat
ranch near Colby (Kan.); re-entered con-
cert and opera field in 1933 (contract with
Chicago Civic Opera Co.); in 1936, signed
with Republic Studios for leading roles in
motion pictures; engaged for weekly appear-
ances On radio for Ry-Krisp program.
Bus. Address: c/o Metropolitan Musical Bu-
reau, 113 W. 57th, New York City.
Home Address: Beverly Hills, Calif.



Born: Denver (Colo.), Sept. 28, 1899; s. of
Hannah and Moses Tannenbaum.
Education: East Denver High Sch.; Stan-
ford Univ.; Univ. of So. Calif.
Degrees: A.B., Stanford U., 1922; J.D.,
U.S.C, 1925.

Married: Ruth K., d. of Flora and Morris
Katzin, Newark (N.J.), Dec. 28, 1924; ch.:

Prof. Record: Inheritance Tax Attorney, In
Charge, So. Div. of Calif., 1929-36; in pri-
vate practice since.

Directorships: Trustee, Los Angeles Bar
Assn.; Pres.. Federation of Jewish Welfare
Organizations, Los Angeles.



Publications: Various articles for Tax Maga-
zine, University Southern California Law
Review. Los Angeles Dni/,v ./oitniaZ; Lecturer,

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