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some 300 stories that have appeared m
about 50 magazines, large and small; many
have been translated to foreign languages
and some adapted for radio and motion pic-

Publications: Stories in Collier's, Country
Gentleman, Liberty, Elk's, Woman's Home
Companion; This Week, Blue Book, Argosy,
MacLean's of Canada, the Pas.iing Show of
England, the Danish Aftenbladet, the Nor-
wegian Illustrert Familieblad, the Swedish
Ahlen and Akerlund, etc.
Memberships: Author's League of America.
Religion: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter
Day Saints (Mormon).

Recreations: Tennis, golf, construction of
mechanical gadgets.

Bus. Address: Box 356. Station A, Palo Alto,

Home Address: 682 Amherst St., Palo Alto,

TAYLOR, Wendell Barker Balchin

Lawyer, Journalist; Altadena Editor of Pasa-
dena Star News.

Born: St. Johnsbury (Vt.), May 4, 1875; s.
of Hannah E. (Barker) and the Rev. George

Education: Pasadena public schools; Pasa-
dena High School; Pomona College.
Married: Carrie Adelia, d. of Caleb Hoyt,
in Sawtelle (Calif.), June 8, 1904; ch.; Har-
old Hoyt, Maynard B. (dec).
Prof. Record: Public Stenographer and No-
tary Public, 1900-22, while studying law in
office of Hahn and Hahn; admitted to Calif.
State Bar, Oct. 20, 1903; became connected
with Real Estate office of William E. Saw-
telle, (Sawtelle, Calif.), 1902-10, during which
time practiced law; was first City Atty. of
Sawtelle after incorporation and served as
member and clerk of its Board of School
Trustees, five and one-half yrs.; served in
capacities of Editor and Local Editor of Al-
hambra Advocate, three yrs.; City Editbr of
South Pasadena Record (now Foothill Re-
view), two yrs.; Altadena Editor of Pasa-
dena Star-Neios, 1927—.
Directorships: Altadena Chamber of Com-



Mcmhcrnhips: West Altadcna Improvoment
Assn. (Socy.); Altadona KIwanIs Clul) (Pub.
Chmn.); Altadona Citizens' (Mom.,
E.xcc. Com., 1910) : Altadena lU-crcatlon
Building (Secy, and Mem., Control Hd.);
Slate Hcpubllcan Central Com. for Eighth
A.sscmbly Dlsl. (One yr.).
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Republican.

Recrcationn : Reading works on law, journal-
Ism, fiction, history, religion, science, etc.

Bus. Address: 525 E. Colorado St., Pasadena,

Home Address: 2855 Rose Ave., Altadena,

Memberships: Phi Delia K/ippn, PI Kappa
Mu; Amer. Acad, of Political .Science; Com-
monwealth Club; Rotary; Calif. Teachers
Assn., Natl. KIduc. Assn., Amer. Assn. of
School Administrators, Natl. »3c. for the
Study of Educ, ProRrosslve Educ. Assn.;
Ma.sons, 18"; Soc. for Currlculm Study; Natl.
Elementary Principals Assn.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Gardening, fishing, sightseeing.
Bus. Address: High School Bldg., San Luis
Obispo, Calif.

Home Address: 1,306 Hlguera, San Luis Obis-
po, Calif. •

TAYLOR. William Treat. B.S.

District Traffic Superintendent, So. Californ-
ia Telephone Company.

Born: Buffalb (N.Y.), Sept. 26, 1900; s. of
Marion (Treat) and Frederic W. Taylor.
Education: California Institute of Technology.
Degrees: B.S., Calif. Inst, of Tech., 1922.
Married: Gladys, d. of Ellis Buck, In Los
Angeles (Calif.), May 16, 1925; ch.: Carol

Prof. Record: Entered employ of So. Calif.
Tel. Co., 1924—.

Memberships: Alumni Assn., Calif. Inst, uf

Religion: Congregational.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Photography and gardening.

Bus. Address: 740 So. Olive St., Los Angeles,


Home Address: 421 - 21st St., Santa Monica,
Calif. •

TEACH. Charles Elden. A.B., MA.

Superintendent of San Luis Obispo City

Born: Avon (111.), June 21, 1879; s. of Mar-
tha (Masters) and William Jackson Teach.
Education: Rural schools (111.); Nebraska
High School (Arapahoe); Univ. of Nebraska;
short sessions at Stanford Univ., Univ. of
Calif., Univ. of So. Calif., and Pomona Col-

Degrees: A.B., 1903. and M.A., 1914, Univ.
of Nebraska.

Married: Vera Ann, d. of Carrie and Charles
A. Myers, in David City (Neb.), June 26,
1907; ch.: Dr. Kathryn Teach Cherry.
Prof. Record: Principal, High School (David
City), 1903-05; Principal, High Schbol (Fair-
bury, Nebr.), 1905-08; Supt. of City Schools,
University Place (now a part of Lincoln),
1908-14; part-time conection with State Supt.
Office (Lincoln), in Dept. of Teachers Ex-
aminations, 1908-14; Athletic Coach and
Teacher of Math., Orange High School (Or-
ange, Calif.), 1914-15; Supervising Principal,
Orange City Schobls and Member Orange
Co. Bd. of Edn., 1915-18; Superintendent of
City Schools (Bakersfield), 1918-28; Supt.
of City Schools (San Luis Obispo), 1928 — .
Army Record: Member of Cadet Battalion,
Univ. of Neb., Private, Corporal, First
Sergt., Captain of Companv C; Member of
Pershing Rifles, Univ. of Neb., comissioned
Captain by authority of U.S. Army upon

TEAGUE. Donald


Born: Brooklyn (N.Y.), Nov. 27, 1897; s.

of Frances (Ireland) and Edwin Dawes


Education: Art Students League of N.Y.,
also studied in London (Eng.).
Prof. Record: Began as Illustrator, 1921;
illustrated for the Saturday Evening Post,
McCall's, Collier's, Woynan's Home Compan-
ion, American, and other magazines; paint-
ings exhibited in Nat. Acad, of Design,
Brooklyn Museum, Art Inst. (Chicago), Tol-
edo Museum, Conn. Acad, and various south-
ern and middle western museums.
Awards: J. Francis Murphy Memorial Prize,
Nat. Acad., 1932; Grant Prize, New Rochelle
Art. Assn., 1935; Thumb Box Prize, Salma-
gundi Club, 1936; Isador Watercolor Prize,

Memberships: Artists Guild, Allied Artists of
America, New York Watercolor Club, Amer.
Artists Professional League. Amer. Water-
color Soc; Players, Dutch Treat, Salma-
gundi clubs (N.Y.).
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 5425 Louise Ave., Encino,
Calif. •

TEAGUE. Milton McKevett. A.B.

Farm Management.

Born: Santa Paula (Calif.), Sept. 17, 1902;
s. of Harriet (McKevett) and Charles Col-
lins Teague.

Education: Santa Paula elementary and high
school; Stanford University.
Degrees: A.B., Stanford Univ., 1925.
Married: Alfrida F., d. of Catherine and
Pierre Poco, at Stanford Univ., Jan. 21,
1925; ch.: Maiya, Lorea, Andrea.
Directorships: Pres. and Dir., McKevett
Corp.; Vice-Pres. and Dir., Teague-McKev-
ett Co., Teague-McKevett Assn., Rancho La
Cuesta, Ltd., Soledad Ranch Co.; Asst. Mgr.,
Limoneira Co.; Dir., Farmers Irrigation Co.,
Graham-Loftus Oil Corp., Peoples Lbr. Co.
Memberships: Univ. Club of Los Angeles;
Ventura Co. Country Club; Sigma Alpha
. Epsilon.

Religion: Universalist.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hunting, fishing, tennis, and

Bus. Address: 117 No. Tenth St., Santa
Paula, Calif.

Home Address: Foothill Rd., Santa Paula,



TEBBETTS, Herbert Edwin. A.B.,
M.D., F.A.C.S.
Physician and Surgeon.

Born: Pasadena (Calif.), Sept. 19, 1887; s.
of Imelda Ann (Painter) and Cliarles Edwin

Education: Public schools of Pasadena;
Whittier College; Earlham College (Rich-
mond, Ind.); Univ. of Pennsylvania Medical

Degrees: A.B., Earlham Coll., 1910; M.D.,
Univ. of Penn., 1914.

Married: Mary Emma, d. of Hannah (Lev^'is)
and Seth Smith, in Richmond (Ind.), 1913;
ch. : Eleanor T. Garnsey, Mildred Tebbetts
Smith, Herbert Edwin, Jr.
Prof. Record: After graduating from medical
school in 1914, served a three-year surgical
residenceship in Lankenau Hospital (Phila-
delphia, Penn.); received Calif, license m
1916 and began the practice of medicine and
surgery in Whittier (Calif.); has been prac-
ticing "there ever since.

Directorships: Dir., Whittier Natl. Bank;
Whittier Coll. Bd.; Vice-Pres., Leffingwell
Rancho Lemon Assn.

Army Record: First Lieut, in Med. Corps of
U.S. Army, World War I.
Membershivs: LVjs Angeles Med. Assn., Calif.
State Med. Assn., \mer. Med. Assn.; Fellow.
American Coll. of Surgery; Rotary Club.
Religion: Friends Church.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf and photography.
Bus. Address: 103 E. Philadelphia St., Whit-
tier, Calif.

Home Address : 345 No. Painter Ave., Whit-
tier, Calif.


Concert Violinist.

Born: Greenock (Scotland); s. of Fanny
(Hildebrand) and Israel Temianka.
Education: Rotterdam Conservatory; Berlin
State Univ. for Music; Paris Conservatoire;
Curtis Inst, in Philadelphia; teachers: Blitz,
Hess, Boucherit, Hartzer and Flesch.
Prof. Record: Concert Debut, New York
Town Hall, 1928, followed by repeated ap-
pearances in New York, Boston, Chicago,
Philadelphia, and other cities; returned to
Europe in 1929, made many extensive concert
tours throughout that continent, appearing
as Soloist with majority of orchestras and
conductors of note; took up residence in Lon-
don (Eng.), where he made many recordings
distributed in all countries, established own
chamber orchestra with which he introduced
many unfamiliar compositions in the litera-
ture for violin and orchestra. While in Calif,
in the summer of 1939, the European situa-
tion caused cancellation of all concert en-
gagements on that Continent; returned to
American concert stage in 1940 and follow-
ing New York recital Nov. 17, 1940, signed
e.xclusive contract with Columbia Concerts
Corporation; recently appeared with Com-
poser Darius Milhaud in concerts sponsored
by Mrs. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, and as
guest artist on Alec Templeton Time, NBC

Recreations: Chess, bridge, badminton and

Bus. Address: Columbia Concerts Corp., 113
W. 57th St., New York, N.Y.

Home Address: 34 Edwards Ave., Sausalito,
Calif. *

TEMPLE, II, Thomas Workman,

A.B., LL.B.
Historian ; Genealogist.

Born- Rancho La Merced (Los Angeles Co.,
Calif ) Jan. 4, 1905; s. of Lorenza Mercedes
Gonzales y Alvitre and Walter Paul Temple.
Education: Temple Grammar Sch.; Page Mil-
itary Acad.; Pasadena Military Acad.; Santa
Clara Univ. High Sch.; Santa Clara Univ.;
Harvard Law Sch.

Degrees: A.B., Santa Clara Univ.; LL.B.,
Harvard Law Sch.

Married: Gabriela Isabel Cecilia, d. of Isabel
Lane (Coffee) and Gabriel Charles Quiroz y
Bojorquez, in Mission San Gabriel Archangel,
Nov. 19, 1938.

Prof. Record: Discovered Montebello oil fields
in 1914, on Rancho La Merced; after Har-
vard graduation and genealogical work m
New England, copied all Mission records ex-
tant for ten yrs.; is frequent contributor to
Calif. Hist. Soc. Quarterly, So. Calif. Hist.
Soc Quarterly and local papers; one of
Founders of San Gabriel Hist. Soc, Histn.
for annual Fiesta de San Gabriel and for
Workman-Rowland Centenary, 1941.
Publications: The Spanish Occupation of Cal-
ifornia (Grabhorn Press), 1934; The Found-
ing of the First California Missions by Fray
Junipero Serra in 1769 (Nueva Calif. Press),

Memberships: So. Calif. Hist. Soc; Los Fies-
teros de Los Angeles; San Gabriel Histl. Soc;
Span.-Amer. League of San Gabriel; Holy
Name Soc. of Mission San Gabriel Archangel.
Religion: Roman Catholic.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Visiting old land-marks, help-
ing with excavations and restoration of San
Gabriel Mission, visiting Pioneers.
Home Address: 251 San Marcos St., San Ga-
briel, Calif. *

TENNEY, Jack Breckinridge. LL.D.

Calif. State Assemblyman, 46th Dist.; Law-

Born: St. Louis (Mo.), April 1, 1898; s. of
Helen (Burch) and John H. Tenney.
Education: Los Angeles pub. schs.; Calif.
Asso. Colleges.

Degrees: LL.B., Calif. Asso. Colleges, 1935.
Married: Florence, d. of Leila (Mathews)
and Frank Gruber, in Los Angeles, Feb. 21,
1903; ch.: Leila Florence (17).
Prof. Record: Musician, 1919-30, composing
Mexican Rose, Someday, Prayed to Heaven,
Regular Fellows, Drowsy Moon, Song of the
Legionaire, Blue Sierra Hills, etc.: was ad-
mitted to Calif. Courts and Federal Courts,
1935- is a Sr. Mem., Tenney, Bartlett &
Halua; was elected Mem. of Calif. Legisla-
ture, 1936, and now serving third term as
Calif State Assemblyman for 46th Dist.; is
Author of bill outlawing Communist Party
in Calif • was Vice-Pres., Musicians Mutual
Prot. Assn. (Los Angeles), 1937; Pres., Mu-
sicians Mutual Prot. Assn. of Los Angeles,

Directorships: Pres., Calif.-Ariz. American
Federation of Musicians Conf., since 1939.
Publications: Ed. and Publisher, Hollywood
Reflector, 1930-31; Columnist, "Inside Facts,



1926-30; nrtlclos and spl. corr., Metrnnome.
New York Musical Mug., since 1931.
Army Service: Adj. Gen., Dept., U.S. Army;
served at Chaumont (France), with A.E.F.,
World War I.

Membership!): American Legion, Veterans of
Foreign Wars; Masons, Eagles, Sclols, Pyra-
mid 46.

Religion: Christian.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Photography, research, books,
stage, screen, and music.

Bus. Address: 720 Grant Bldg., Fourth and
Broadway, Los Angeles, Calif.; State Capi-
tol, Sacramento, Calif, (when legis. in ses-

Home Address: 3201 W. 77th St., Los An-
geles, Calif. •

TENNYSON. Diane Van D.

Patron of the Arts: Metaphysician; Lecturer-

Born: New York City (of foreign parentage).
Education: Tutored.

Prof. Record: Originated a salon, now in its
fifth yr., devoted to foreign affairs.
Memberships: Pan-Amer. League; Museum
Patron's Assn.; Assistance League of So.
Calif.; Amer. Woman's Round Table; Book
and Play: Women's Internatl. Assn. of Aero-
nautics; Tennyson Fortnightly Salons; Delta
Omicron (Natl.).
Religion: Metaphysics.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Sports.

Home Address: 601 So. Gramercy PI Los
Angeles, Calif. •

TERHAAR. Ferdinand H.

Inventor; Pres., Terhaar Respirator Corp.

Born: Pierz (Minn.), Aug. 30, 1893; s of
Mary (Dahman) and Gerhard Terhaar.

Education: Pierz (Minn.) grade sch • St
Johns Univ.; Minn. Chiropody Coll finish-
ed Master of Accounts, 1911; Pvt. tutor
extension course in law and accounting.

Married: Catherine, d. of L. M. and Ben
Rae, in Minneapolis, July 16, 1918; ch ■ Mil-
ton, Helen, Curtyne.

Prof. Record: Taught for one vr. ; went to
Canada to study Can. system of" banking for
four yrs.; spent ten yrs. in Amer. Banks-
Organizer, life ins. agency, two vrs.- in prac-
tice of Chiropody and Electro Therapv for
ten yrs.; invented the Terhaar Portable Lung
(Aluminum Lung) and quit practice to de-
vote time to Lung and Stratosphere Breather.

Publications: Wrote several articles for Clin-
ical Journal (Chicago).

Army Service: Pvt., World War I, in Intelli-
gence Dept. (hon. discharge).

Religion: Catholic.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Tennis and Research.

Bus. Address: Foreman Bldg., 707 So Hill
St., Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 5400 - 10th Ave., Los Angeles

TERMAN, Professor Lewis Madison,
A.B., M.A., LL.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.A.S.

Author; Profe.s.sor and Executive Head \>r
Department of Psychology, Stanford Univer-

Born: Johnson Co. (Ind.), Jan. 15 1877- s
?l.J!!!'^^^^"^ Parthonia (Cutslnger) and James
William Terman.

Education: Central Normal College, Dan-
ville; Indiana Univ.; Clark Univ.; Fellow
in Ps.vchology and Education, Clark Unlv .

Degrees: A.B., Central Nbrmal College, 1898-
A.B., 1902, M.A., 1903. LL.D.. 1929, Indiana
Univ.; Ph.D., Clark Univ., 1905.
Married: Anna Belle Minton, of Star City
(Ind.), Sept. 18, 1899; ch.; Frederick Em-
mons, and Helen Clare.

Prof. Record: Prin., high schools. Smiths
Valley (Ind.), 1898-1901, San Bernardino
(Calif.), 1905-06; Prof. Psychology and Ped-
agogy, State Normal School. Los Angeles,
1906-10; Asst. Prof. Edn., 1910-12, Assoc
Prof., 1912-16, Prof., 1916—, Exec. Head,
Dept., Psychology, 1922, Stanford Univ.
Publications: Author of researches on gifted
children; The Teacher's Health, 1913; The
Hygiene of the School Child, 1914; Health
Work in the Schools (with Dr. E. B. Hbag),
1914; The Measurement of Intelligence, 1916;
The Stanford Revision of the Binet-Simon
Intelligence Scale, 1916; The Intelligence of
School Children, 1919; The Terman Group
Test, 1920; The Stanford Achievement Test
(with T. L. Kelley and G. M. Ruch), 1923;
Genetic Studies of Genius (with others, vol
I), 1925. (with Catharine M. Cox, vol. II),
1926, (with Barbara Burks and Dortha Jen-
sen, vol. Ill), 1930; Children's Reading (wth
Margaret Lima), 1925; Sex and Personality
(with Catharine Cox Miles), 1936; Measur-
ing Intelligence (with Maud A. Merrill),
1937; Marital Happiness, 1938, Editor, Meas-
urement and Adjxistment Series; Assoc. Edi-
tor: Journal Applied Psychology, Pedagogi-
cal Seminary, Journal of Delinquency and
Genetics Psychology Monographs.
Army Record: Mem., Com. on Psychol., Exam,
of Recruits and of Com. on Classification of
Personnel. U.S. Army. 1918-19: served as
Maj. in Div. of Psychology, Surgeon (^n-
eral's Office (Washington, D.C.); Mem.,
Bd. of five Psychblogists apptd. to revise
army mental test methods for use of schools.
Memberships: Amer. Psvchol. Assn. (Pres.,
1923); NEA; Amer. Sch. Hvgiene Assn.
(Pres.. 1917"» ; National Soc. for Studv of
Education: Nat. Acad., Sciences; Phi Beta
Kappa, Sigma Xi; Fellow, Amer. Assn. for
Advancement of Science.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Stanford Univ., Stanfbrd Uni-
versity, Calif.

Home Address: 761 Dolores St., Stanford
University, Calif.

TERRY, Clarence Frank, A.B., LL.B.

Judge of Municipal Court.

Born: Chiwaukum (Wash.), Sept. 28, 1905;

s. of Clara Dorothy (Schneirla) and Frank


Education: San Diego Grammar, High, and
State Coll.; Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., San Diego State CoU.; LL.B.,
Univ. of Calif., 1930.

Married: Love A., d. of Love A. Stickney,
in San Diegb, Calif., May 15, 1928.



Prof. Record: Admitted to Bar of State of
Calif , 1931 ; practiced law until elected to
Bench. 1935, and now serving as Judge ot
Municipal Court in San Diego.
Army Service: First Lieut., U.S. Marine Corps
Res.f Second Lieut., U.S. Army Air Corps

Membershivs: Masonic bodies; BPOE- Eagles;
Natl. Solourners; Eastern Star; Jr. Chamber
of Commerce; Gbod Fellowship, Hi-12 Row-
ing Unique Bridge clubs (San Diego),
United Comml. Travelers; Res. Officers
Assn.; Gamma Eta Gamma, Sigma Lambda,
Kappa Alpha Pi.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Flying, handball, swimming,
tennis, bridge, horseback riding cooking,
photographv, woodwork, voice, and pianv).
Bus. Address: 505 Pacific Blvd., San Diego,

Home Address: 1128 West Lewis, San Diego,

TERRY. Howard Leslie, Litt.M.


Born: St. Louis (Mo.), Jan. 4, 1877; s^ of
Elizabeth Helen (Todd) and John Henry

Education: Collinsville (111.) pub sch. ; Smith
Acad.; Rugby Acad. (St. Lbuis) ; Gallaudet
Coll. (for the deaf), (Washington, D.C.).
Degrees: Litt.M. (hon.), Gallaudet Coll.,

Married: Alice, d. of Susan (Pyle) and Juli-
us Taylor, in Marionville, (Mo.), 1901; ch..
Catherine (Mrs. Ellis Van Gorder), Howard,
Jr., Victor.

Literary Record: Worked under handicap of
deafness since age of 11; has worked m real
estate civil service, farming, and has writ-
ten for newspapers and magazines; has con-
tributed to St. Louis Globe-Democrat. St.
Louis Republic. Los Angeles Times, Oakland
Tribune, Out West, Sports Afield, The Men-
tor Farm and Fireside, The Hesperian, Wee
Wisdom, Colman's Rural World, American
Poetry, Silent Worker, Silent Broadcaster,
Jewish Deaf, Santa Monica (Calif.) Bay
Outlook; has published the following books:
novel A Voice from the Silence (serial,
1912-13 in bi-monthly mag. issued by the
Ohio Farmer) (in book form by Palisades
Press) 1914- A Tale of Normandie and
Other 'poems', (St. Clair), 1898; Sung in Si-
lence (including The Dream, a drama)
(Seelycraft Press, Los Angeles), 1929.
Memberships: Natl. Assn. of the Deaf, Natl.
Frat Soc. of the Deaf; Pi Gamma Mu (Natl
Soc. Sci., hon.) ; Pres., Guild ot Amer. Deaf

Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Walking, camping, making
model boats.

Home Address: 1348 Martel Ave., Hollywood,

TESSMANN, Jennie Lasby. A.B., M.A.

Instr., Santa Ana Jr. Coll.
Born: Castle Rock (Minn.), J^^S- "23. 1SS2.
<i. of Lavennia (Freeman) and Walter Lasbj..
Education: Carleton Coll.; Mt. Holyoke Coll.
Degrees: A.B., Carleton Coll., 1904; M.A.,
Mt. Holyoke Coll., 1906.

Married: John Tessmann, in Travemunde

(Ger.), Aug. 2, 1927.

Prof. Record: Instr., Mt. Holyoke 1904-06;

Research Asst., Mt. Wilson Observatory,

1906-14- Research A.sst., and Instr., Carleton

Coll., 1915-18; Instr., Santa Ana Jr. Coll.,

since 1919.

Publications: Magazine articles.

Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Kappa


Religion: Congregational.

Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Santa Ana Junior Coll., Santa

Ana, Calif.

Home Address: 2462 Riverside Dr., Santa

Ana, Calif.

THACHER. Anson Stiles, Ph.B.

Teacher; Headmaster, Thacher Sch.

Born: The Thacher Sch. (Ojai, Calif.), Mar

29 1905; s. of Eliza (Seeley) Blake and

Sherman D. Thacher.

Education: The Thacher Sch.; Yale Univ.

Degrees: Ph.B., Yale Univ., 1927.

Married- Margaret Robertson, d. of Mar-

faret (Robertfon) and Charles Pascoe m

Ojai. March 29, 1933; ch.: Anne Robertson;

Anson Blake.

Prof Record: Teacher, Groton Sch., (proton

(Mass.), 1927-28; Teacher, Catalma Sch for

Boys, 1928-31; Teacher and Bus Mgr ,

Thacher Sch., 1931-36; has been Headmaster,

The Thacher Sch., since 1936.

Directorships: Dlr., Senior Canyon Water

Co. (Ojai, Calif.).

Memberships: The Boyd Club (Ojai).

Bus. and Home Address: The Thacher School,

Ojai, Calif.


Newspaperman .

Born: Kalida (Ohio), Aug. 14, I860; s of
Rebecca J. (Discus) and John T. Thatcher.
Education: Iowa common sch.; Normal sch.

Married: Anna M., d. of Eliza and William
Ashby, in Moville (Iowa), Aug. 28, 1881,
ch Harry A., Mabel G. (Mrs. Thompson),
Grace E. (Mrs. Kottmeyer), Lieut. Guy C,
Ruth I. (Mrs. Woods).

Prof. Record: Started in newspaper business
in 1882 at Lucky Valley (Iowa); founded
the Sloan (Iowa) Star, 1883, and conducted
t for si.x years; then started the Moville
Mrii and sold it in 1906; founded the Naper
(Neb.) Enterprise but gave it up when he
became Deputy Co. Clerk (Boyd Co NebJ,
1908; bought the Butte Gazette 1914 and
resigned as Deputy Co. Clerk in WIS- wa^
elected State Representative from 63rd Dist
for one term; came to Calif., 1923 took
charge of the Newhall Signal, 1925, and con-
ductfd it until 1938, when he sold it to Mark
S Trueblood; has written column, Jin-Jer-
Jar," since 1915 and in the past yr. has fur-
nished it to the Moville Mail; has a record
of newspaper work of 57 years.
Publications: Manuscripts: ^ales of the
Sioux (founded on experience while living
near them). Foolish King Solomon, The Pa-
dre's Mine (founded bn the story of Father
Serra's expedition).

Awards: Medal for newspaper service in World
War I, 1917.



Mcynhvrnhips: Masons, Sons of Veterans
(Neb.); I.O.O.F., Klwunls, nnd Masons (New-

Religio7t: Presbyterian.

Politics: Republican (Independent).

Rccrratiotis: Baseball, cards.

Rtis. Address: Express Agency, 626 Spruce

St., Nevvhall, Calif.

Home Address: 1300 Newhall Ave., Newhall,

THAYER. Carrie Field


Born: St. Helena (Calif.), 1878; d. of Delia
B. (Shaw) and Wiliam A. Field.
Education: Los Angeles High Sch.; Irving
Inst. (San Francisco, Calif.).
Married: John Stearns, s. of John Scarbor-
ough Thayer, in Los Angeles, Sept. 1. 1898-
ch.: Margaret (Mrs. Slosson), Elinor (Mrs
Walters), John Walton, Elizabeth Field (Mrs

Social Record: Mrs. Thaver was Pres , Los
Angeles Dist., Calif. Federation of Women's
Clubs; Pres., Los Angeles Co. Fed., Calif
Fed. of Women's Clubs; Rec. Secy., Fed
Sec, Los Angeles Dist. Vice-Pres., Rec
Secy., Corr. Secy., The Ebell Club of Los
Angeles; Vice-Pres. at Large, Calif. Fed of
Women's Clubs, 1939-41; elected President
Calif. Fed. of Women's Clubs, May, 1941.
Publications: Ed., Calif. Fed. News, 1929-31.
Memberships: The Ebell Club of Los An-
geles; Kate Tupper Galpin Club; Hijas de
Cahf.; The Slayden Club.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Reading.

Home Address: 1818 West 25th St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

THIEL. Albert Willem Rudolph, Ph.D.

Pathological Bacteriologist; Director, Thiels

Born: Netherlands, March 18, 1895; s. of
Anna (Menkman) and Johannes Martinus

Education: Delft Univ.; Utrecht Univ.

Degrees: Delft Propeadeutisch Mathematics
and Physics, 1917; Utrecht Doctorandus Phil-

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