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osophy, 1919.

Married: Millicent Maxime, d. of Marie Mar-
garet (Mariant) and Capt. Warren Douglas
McTaggart, at San Jose (Calif.); ch.; Albert
Willem Rudolph, Jr. (b. April 14, 1937).

Prof. Record: Teacher of Biologv. Amster-
dam (Netherlands) high schools; 'at 24 was
appointed by Queen of Netherlands to posi-
tion of Professor of Biology; Pathologist and
Laboratory Director, St. Elizabeths Hospital;
Owner of medical and research laboratories
in Los Angeles since 1931; received teaching
credential. State of Calif., in pathalogical
bacteriology and chemistry; discovered pa-
thological bacillus which is named after
him, 1927; is a concert pianist, having ap-
peared in United States and abroad; former-
ly Director of Marnix Symphonv Orchestra
(Amsterdam) ; is a Marine Painter, and has
exhibited work in Paris (France), Amster-
dam (Netherlands) and Los Angeles (Calif )



PubHcations: Author of many publications
In the Nclhorlands. In the U.S. Is contrlbu-
tV)r to Clinical Medicinr; and Rurgery; The
Medical Record. Originator of Thiols test for
Pancreatic Enzymes, al.so the Secretin Func-
tional test.

Memberships: Jonathan Club; KIwanis; Ad-
venturers Club; Town and Gown of U. of
So. Calif.

Religion: Congregational.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Piano, orchestra direction, oil
painting, golf, fi.shing and hunting, color mo-
vies, managing Vikings Soccer Team.

Bus. Address: 4036 Wilshlre Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 1900 No. Vista St., Holly-
wood, Calif. •



THIENES, Professor Clinton H(obart).

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

Toxicologist ; Professor and Head of Depart-
ment of Pharmacology, University of South-
ern California (School of Medicine).
Born: Evansville (Ind.), Aug. 9, 1896; s. of
Sarah Ann (Stinchfield) and William C.
Thienes.

Education: Public schools of Long Beach,
San Pedro and Ha.vward; high schools (Hay-
ward, Calif., and Eugene, Ore.); Univ. of
Ore. and Stanford Univ.

Degrees: A.B., 1918, M.A., 1923, M.D., 1923,
Univ. of Ore.; Ph.D., Stanford Univ., 1926.
Married: Ruth Susan, d. of Ora May and
Arthur T. Workman, in Portland (Ore.),
June 20, 1923; ch. : Arthur Howard, Gerald-
ine May, Paul Ehrlich.

Prof. Record: Asst. in Zoology, 1917, Asst. in
Anatomy, 1919-22, Asst. in Pharmacology,
1922-23. Instr. in Pharmacology, 1923-25,
Univ. of Ore. ; Fellow in Medicine, Nat. Re-
search Council. StanfV)rd Univ., 1925-26;
Asst. Prof, of Pharmacology, Univ. of Ore.,
1926-29; Assoc. Prof, of Pharmacology', Univ.
of So. Calif., 1920-31; Prof, of Pharmacology
and Head of Dept., School of Med., Univ.
of So. Calif., since 1931; Attending Patholo-
gist (toxicology), Los Angeles Co. (3en. Hos-
pital.

Publications: Field Manual in Toxicology for
Agricultural Workers, 1938; Cli7iical Toxi-
cology, 1940; numerous research articles in
scientific periodicals.

Memberships: Theta Kappa Psi (medical
frat.) (Nat. Offer., since 1933; Editor, The
Messenger of Theta Kappa Psi, 1941 — ), Phi
Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha,
Alpha Epsilon Delta; Hewlett Club of So.
Calif.; Fellow, Amer. Med. Assn., Amer.
Assn. for the Adv. of Sci. ; Member, Los
Angeles Co. Med. Assn., Calif. Med. Assn.;
Amer. Assn. of Univ. Profs. ; Amer. Soc. for
Pharmacologj' and Experimental Therapeu-
tics. CXiuncillor, 1940-41; Soc. for Experi-
mental Biologj- and Medicine (Secy.. So.
Calif. Sec, 1937-39, Chmn., 1939-40, Coun-
cillor (nat.), 1939-40).
Religion: Baptist.
Recreations: Music, gardening.

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

Home Address: 1229 No. Cedar St. Glen-
dale, Calif.



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THOMAS, Dean Edgar Standard

Teacher of Singing; Dean of the Vocal Depart-
ment of San Francisco Institute of Music.
Bom- San Francisco (Calif.), Dec. 1, 1883; s.
of Jane (Watson) and Richard Parks Thomas.
Married: Blanche May, d. of Mary Alice Fred-
ericks, in Missoula (Mont.), May 1, 1892.
Prof. Record: Studied six years in Berlin and
Paris under Jean de Reszke and Frank King
Clark; taught in Carnegie Hall (New York),
Rock Island (111.), Minneapolis, Los Angeles
and Hollywood ; investigator of the vocal
depts in conservatories throughout U.S. tor
the Boston Assn. of Higher Edn.; estab. a
nation-wide reputation for honesty and sin-
cerity of his vocal analysis, which draws pro-
fessional artists, lecturers, business men, sing-
ers and students for his stimulating guidance
and Instruction.

Directorhips : Dir., San Francisco Inst, of
Music.

Publications: Scientific Singing.
Religion: Unitarian.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 358 Sutter St., San Francisco,
Calif.

Home Address: 2218 - 35th Ave., Oakland^
Calif.

THOMAS. Edv/ard Churchill (Ned),

A.B.

Editor, Santa Paula Chronicle.
Born- Milwaukee (Wis.), May 15, 1907; s. of
Grace (Churchill) and Emmett E. Thomas.
Education: Milwaukee public schools; Kala-
mazoo College, Kalamazoo (Mich.).
Degrees: A.B., Kalamazoo College, 1929.
Prof. Record: Reporter, City Edit., Ventura
County Star-Free Press, 1929-1936; Editor,
Santa Paula Chronicle, 1936 — .
Memberships: Mason; Rotary; Red Cross:
Chamber of Commerce; Junior Chamber or
Commerce.
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf, bowling.
Bus. Address: 113 No. Mill St., Santa Paula,
Calif.

Home Address: 424 No. Mill St., Santa Paula,
Calif.

THOMAS, Frank Waters, A.B.,
M.A., Ph.D.

President, Fresno State College.
Born- Danville (Ind.), May 14, 1878; s. of
Mary (Rosborough) and Erasmus Darwin
Thomas.

Education: Indiana Univ.; Univ. of 111.; Stan-
ford Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Indiana Univ., 1905; M.A.,
Univ. of 111.. 1910; Ph.D;, Stanford Univ.,
1926.

Married: Ina, d. of Isaac Harman Gregg, In
Tuscola (111.), Sept. 2, 1908; ch.: Lawrence
Gregg, Welburne Craig, Franklin Rosborough.
Publications: Training for Effective Study
1927, Principles and Technique of Teaching
(both Houghton Mifflin Co.), 1927; joint
author with A. R. Lang of Principles of Mod-
ern Education, 1937.



Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Kap-
pa, Sigma Nu; Rotary.

Bus. Address: 1101 University Ave., Fresno,
Calif.

Home Address: 566 Terrace Ave., Fresno,
Calif.

THOMAS, Professor Franklin,

B.E., C.E., F.A.A.A.S.

Professor of Civil Engineering; Chairman of
Division of Engineering, California Institute
of Technology.

Born- Red Oak (Iowa), May 19, 1885; s. of
Eleanor (Jones) and Rev. Thomas D. Thomas.
Education: Public schools of Red Oak (Iowa);
Univ. of Iowa; McGill Univ. (Montreal, Can-
ada).

Degrees: B.E., 1908, C.E., 1913, Univ. of
Iowa.

Married: Marie Elizabeth, d. of Martha
(Erickson) and William Planck, in Red Oak
(Iowa), Sept. 20, 1910; ch.: William Planck,
Richard Erik, Edward Albert, John Robert,
Eleanor May, Katherine.

Prof. Record: Chainman, C.B.&Q. Ry., 1903-
04- with the Mines Power Co. (Cobalt, Onta-
rio) 1909-10; Instr., Dept. of Engrg., Univ.
of Mich 1910-12; with Ala. Power Co. (made
designs for development at Muscle Shoals,
Tenn River), 1912-13; Prof., Civil Engrg.,
Calif Inst, of Tech., since 1913, also Chmn.,
Adm. Com. of Faculty, 1917 and 1920-21.
Chmn., Div. of Engrg. since 1926 Asst.
Engr U.S. Reclamation Service, while on
leave 1919; Member and Vice-Chmn., Bd. of
Dir , City of Pasadena, 1921-27; Pres., Cham,
of Com., Pasadena, 1927; Pres. Pasadena
Community Chest, 1928; Pres., Pasadena
Civic Orch. Assn., 1929-31; Mem., and Vice-
Chmn., Bd.. Metropolitan Water Dist. or bo.
Calif., 1928—.

Publications: Author of various papers on
water supply and sanitation.
Army Record: Commd., 1st Lieut., Engr. R.
C, U.S. Army, 1918.

Awards: Gold Medal (Arthur Noble Award)
for 1939 by City of Pasadena for "notable
service in promoting welfare of the city."
Memberships: Amer. Soc. C.E. (Dir, 1930-
33 Pres , Los Angeles Section, 1924) ; boc.
Promotion Engrg. Edn.; Sigma Tau, Sigma
Xi Tau Beta Pi; bellow, Amer. Assn. Adv.
of'sci.; Twilight Club, New Century (Pasa-
dena).

Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.

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

Home Address: 685 So. El Molino Ave., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

THOMAS. Helen Haskell

Artist, Church Worker.

Born: Marvsville (Calif.), d. of Maria An-
toinette (Briggs) and Edward Wilder Haskell.
Education: San Francisco High School; Nor-
mal College: Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley); Art
Schools (San Francisco, New York and Pans).
Married: Stephen Seymour, s. of James Ed-
wards Thomas, in Brompton Church (London,
England), Oct. 11, 1892.

Prof Record: Exhibited at the Paris Salon in
1897; spent many years working for and
TTuilding up the Episcopal Church (St. Lukes
of the Mountains).



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Memberships: La Croscenta Womans Club. La
Canada Womans Club, Valley Hunt Club of
Pasadi'na; Aptuxet Chapt. of the Amer. Col-
onists.

lieliijion: Episcopal.

Recreations: Walking, sketching.

Home Address: Kill Hosemont Ave., La Cres-

centa, Calif. •

THOMAS, Horace Estes, A.B.

PublKshor, Mary.sville Appeal -Democrat.
Born: Ames (lowat, Nov. lb, 1883; s. of Mary
Elizabeth (Estes) and Arthur B. Thomas.
Education: Pacific Univ.
Degrees: A.B., Pacific Univ., 1905.
Married: Georgia, d. of Robert Lancefield, in
Amity (Ore.), April 28, 1908; ch.: Dr. Robert
L. Thomas, Mrs. John M. Freeman.
Prof. Record: With the Oregonian (Portland)
as Reporter, City Editor and Exec. Editor
from 1905 to 19.31; purchased Appeal-Demo-
crat in assoc. with S. J. Pickens in 1931; sole
owner since 1936.

Directorships: President Marysvllle-Yuba City
Broadcasters, Inc.

Memberships: Plumas Lake Country Club-
Rotary; Calif. State Fair (Dir.).
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf.

Bus. Address: 511 Fourth St., Marysville,
Calif.

Ho)7w Address: Hotel Marysville, Marysville.
Calif.



THOMAS, Professor Lawrence Gregg,

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

Assistant Professor of Education, School of

Education, Stanford University.

Born: Urbana (111.), June 6, 1909; s. of Ina

(Gregg) and Frank Waters Thomas.

Education: Stanford Univ.; Yale.

Degrees: A.B., 1930, M.A., 1931, Stanford

Univ.; Ph.D., Yale, 1938.

Married: Margaret, d. of Newton E. McCabe,

in Fresno (Calif.), Dec. 26, 1938.

Prof. Record: High school Teacher (Klamath

Falls, Ore.), 1931-33; High school Teacher

and Dean of Boys (Red Bluff, Calif.), 1933-

35; Assoc. Dir., New Haven YMCA Jr. Coll

1935-38; Teaching Asst. in Edn., Yale Univ.,

1935-38; Instr. in Edn., Univ. of Connecticut,

1938-39; Asst. Prof, of Edn. at Stanford since

1939.

Publications: "Improving Instruction in Sen-
ior Civics," Bulletin No. 24 of Curriculum
Revision Information Service (Calif. State
Dept. of Edn.), 1935; also mag. contributions
to American School Board Journal, 1930, The
Social Studies, 1937, Frontiers of Democracy.
1940.

Memberships: Phi Delta Kappa, Theta Delta
Chi.

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Tennis, golf, piano, furniture
making.

Bus. Address: School of Education, Stanford
Univ., Calif.

Home Address: 711 Hanover St., Palo Alto
Calif.



THOMAS, Stephen Seymour, M.A.
I'orlrult Painter.

Born: San Augustine (Texas), Aug. 20, 1868,
s. of Mary Landon (Blount) and James Ed-
wards Thomas.

Education: Public .schools (San Antonio, Tex-
as) ; Art Students League (N.Y.); Academle
Julian & ecole des Beaux Arts (Paris, France).
Degrees: M.A. (Honorary), Williams College,

Married: Helen, d. of Maria (Briggs) and Ed-
ward Wilder Haskell, at Brompton Church
(London, England), Oct. 11, 1892.
Prof. Record: Has exhibited portraits for 20
consecutive years at the Paris Salon, begin-
ning with four portraits in 1891. Represented
by portraits of: Lord James Bryce (Nat Lib-
eral Club, London); Cardinal O'Connell, Dr
Arthur Noyes, Dr. Frederick Moore (Mass
Inst, of Tech.); General Lew Wallace, John
Herron (Art Museum, Indianapolis) ; President
Woodrow Wilson (White House and State
House. New Jersey); "Lady and Dog" (Mrs
Seymour Thomas), (Metropolitan Museum
New York); "Lady with Muff" (Albright
Gallery, Buffalo) ; Equestrian portrait of Gen-
eral Sam Houston (Houston Art Museum)-
James Sheffield (Yale Club, New Yorki- Dar-
wm Kingsley (Pres. N.Y. Life); Mrs. Andrew
Carnegie (private gallery, N.Y.); Dr. Donald
Cowhng (Carlton College, Minn.); Judge Ab-
ner Thomas (Surrogate Court, New York)
Francis Lynde Stetson (Bar Assn., New York)
James Mabon (Stock Exchange, New York)
Dr. Geo. Ellery Hale (Academy of Sciences,
Washington, D.C.); Dr. Wm. Wallace Camp-
bell (U. of Calif.); Dr. Ellwood Cubberley
and Mrs. Cubberley (Stanford U.) ; group por-
trait of— Dr. Robert A. Millikan, Dr George
Ellery Hale, Dr. Arthur Noves (Calif. Inst of
Tech.); Bishop Joseph H. Johnson (CJood Sa-
maritan Hospital, Los Angeles); portraits of
Mr. and Mrs. George Ma.xwell (Maxwell School
of Citizenship, Syracuse U.); Robert Cordon
Sprout (U. of Calif.); "Portrait of a Lady"
(Los Angeles Art Museum).

Awards: Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur
1905. Gold Medal, Paris Salon, 1901; Bronze
Medal, Paris Exposition, 1900; (Jold Medal
Munich International Exposition, 1901- Bronze
Medal, Buffalo Exposition, 1901; 2nd Gold
Medal, Paris Salon, 1904. Member, Interna-
tional Jury of Awards, St. Louis Exposition,

Memberships: Society of American Painters
(Paris) ; Century Club (New York) ; Univer-
sity Club, Valley Hunt Club, and Athenaeum
(Pasadena); Pasadena Art Society; Los An-
geles Art Assn.

Religion: Episcopal.

Recreations: Sketching.

Home Address: 4617 Rosemont Ave., La Cres-
centa, Calif. •



THOMAS, Professor Tracy Yerkes,

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

Professor of Mathematics, University of Cali-
fornia (Los Angeles).

Born: Alton (111.), 1899; s. of Blanche (Yer-
kes) and Tracy R. Thomas.
Degrees: A.B., Rice Inst., 1921; M.A., Prince-
ton Univ., 1922, Ph.D., 1923.

Married: Virginia, d. of Alea.xnder S. Row-
land, in Princeton (N.J.), 1928; ch. : Tracy A.



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Professioyial Career: National Research Fel-
low, Chicago, 1923-24, Zurich, 1924-25, Har-
vard and Princeton, 1925-26. Asst. Prof, of
Math., Princeton, 1926-31, Assoc. Prof., 1931-
38 Prof. University of California (Los An-
geles), 1938—. Vice-Pres., Amer. Math. Soc,
1940-42. Elected Nat. Acad, of Sciences, 1941.
Publications: In the fields of tensor analysis,
differential invariants, differential equations,
differential geometry, theory of relativity and
hydrodynamics. Books: Elementary Theory of
Tensors (McGraw-Hill); Differential Invari-
ants of Generalized Spaces (Cambridge Univ.
Press).

Army Record: S.A.T.C, 1919.
Memberships: Amer. Math. Soc, Math. Assoc,
of Amer., London Math. Soc, Amer. Assoc,
for the Adv. of Science, Sigma Xi.
Politics: Non-partisan.
Recreations: Swimming, tennis.
Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Los Ange-
les, Calif.

THOMASON. George. M.D., L.R.C.P.
& S.I., F.A.C.S.
Surgeon.

Born: Camden (N.J.), 1872; s. of Anna
(Wood) and George W. Thomason.
Education: Battle Creek (Mich.); Philadel-
phia; Dublin (Ireland).

Degrees- M.D., Jefferson, 1899; L.R.C.P.&
S.I., Dublin, 1903; F.A.C.S., 1918.
Married: Enanora, d. of H. M. Aldrich, in
Battle Creek (Mich.), June 23, 1874; ch.:
Mrs. A. A. Steele.

Prof Record: Graduated from Jefferson.
1899- Asst Surgeon, Battle Creek Sanitarium
Hospital, 1899-1903; Supt., Medical and Sur-
gical Hosp. (Capetown, So. Africa), 1903-11;
Supt St. Helena Sanitarium and Hosp. (St.
Helena, Calif.), 1912-15; at present. Chief of
Surgical Staff, White Memorial Hosp. (Los
Angeles) and Los Angeles Gen. Hosp.; Chmn.
of Section of Surgery, Coll. of Med. Evangel-
ists( Los Angeles) ; Member, State Bd. of Med.
Examiners (Calif.); Surgeon, So. Pacific Ry.;
Consulting Surgeon, Los Angeles Police Dept.
Directorships: Board of Dir., Coll. of Med.
Evangelists; Med. Advisory Bd., Los Angeles
Gen. Hosp.; Bd. of Dirs., So. Calif. Tennis
Assn.

Publications: "Mesenteric Vascular Occlu-
sion," 1931, "Hyperparathyroidism," 1933,
"Hyperinsulinism," "Hypoglycemia," "Subto-
tal Pancreatectomy," 1935 (all Pub. Western
Journal of Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecol-
ogy).

Army Record: Former Member of Med. Res.
Corps (now beyond age limit).
Memberships: Los Angeles Tennis Club.
Religion: Seventh Day Adventist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Tennis, hunting, fishing.
Bus. Address: Hollingsworth Bldg., 606 So.
Hill St., Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 1472 Millar Dr., Glendale,
Calif. *

THOMPSON. Cecil A.. B.S.

Dir. of Vocational Agriculture, King City
Joint Union High Sch.

Born: Slayton (Minn.), Dec. 31, 1894; s. of
Jessie B. (Cuff) and Chester E. Thompson.



Education: Oregon State College.
Degrees: B.S., Oregon State Coll., 1918.
Married: Bernice R., d. of Dr. McComb in
Missoula (Mont.), June 30, 1921; ch.: Edith
and Bernice.

Prof Record: Supt., Experimental Station
(Lyman, Wye), 1919; B.P.I., 1920; Agricul-
tural Education (Prineville, Ore.), 1921-28,
Independence (Ore.), 1928-29, McArthur (Cal-
if.), 1930-35; Dir. of Vocational Agriculture,
King City, 1935—.

Army Service: Second Lieut., Inf., 1917-18.
Memberships: Calif. Agrl. Teachers Assn.;
Amer Legion; A.F.&A.M.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Fishing, hunting.
Bus. Address: King City Joint Union High
School, King City, Calif.
Home Address: 622 Bassett, King City, Calif.

THOMPSON. Professor Helen Bishop.

B.S., M.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Prof, of Home Economics, Univ. of Calif. (Los
Angeles).

Born: Chillicothe (Ohio); d. of Mary Alice
(Bangs) and Clifton Byron Thompson.
Education: Kansas State Agrl. Coll.; Colum-
bia Univ. ; Yale Univ.

Degrees: B.S., 1903, and M.S., 1907, Kan.
State Agrl. Coll.; M.A., Columbia Univ., 1913;
Ph.D., Yale Univ., 1917.

Prof Record: Asst., Kan. State Agrl. Coll.,
1903-07- Prof, of Household Economics, Lin-
coln (111.) Coll., 1907-09; Prof . of Home Eco-
nomics, R.I. State Coll., 1909-12; Lecturer.
Brown Univ., 1911-12; Scholar, Columbia
Univ 1913; Dean of Women and Prof, of
Home Economics, N.H. Coll., 1913-15; Prof
of Dietetics, 1915-17; Prof, of Nutrition and
Dietetics, 1918, Conn. Coll. for Women (New
London) ; Dean, Div. of Home Economics and
Prof of Nutrition and Dietetics, Kan. State
Agrl Coll., 1918-23; Prof, of Home Econom-
ics, Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles), since 1923.
Publications: Contbr. to scientific and ednl.
journals.

Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Assn. for Ad-
vancement of Science; Mem., Amer. Home
Economics Assn; Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi,
Omicron Nu, Pi Gamma Nu.
Religion: Unitarian.

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

Home Address: 957-A Seventh St., Santa
Monica, Calif.

THOMPSON, John Irwin, B.S.

Livestock Specialist.

Born: Jamaica (Iowa), June 25, 1883; s. of
Sarah O. (Fawcett) and J. C. Thompson.
Education: Guthrie County High Sch. (Perry,
Iowa); Iowa State Coll. (Ames).
Degrees: B.S. (in animal husbandry), Iowa
State Coll., 1910.

Married: Cleo, d. of W. H. Scott in Davis
(Calif.), Nov. 16, 1913; ch. : Irwin Scott,
Thurston James.

Bus Record: Reared on a large stock farm
in Guthrie County (Iowa) ; Teacher of Math.,
Science, and Agriculture at the Guthrie Coun-
ty High Sch., 1906-08; Asst., and then Assoc.



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Prof, of Animal 1 lusbaiiiliy. U. of Calif. (Da-
vis), i;)l(l-'_'(); Mkp. of Straloch Karms (Da-
vis), l!)-'()-;(l; Livestock Sijecialist, Calif. State
Dopl. of Kducation, since liKtl. Advisor to
1(1,000 hiKli school agricultural students on
livestock problems.

I'uhlicdIiiDi.s: Author of various bulletins on
livestock production.

MonbcnihipK: Delta Upsilon, Alpha Zeta (hon.
agricultural frat.). Lambda Gamma Delta
(hon. livestock judging frat.).
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: California Polytechnic Coll.,
San Luis Obispo, Calif.

Home Address: 106 Santa Rosa St., San Luis
Obispo, Calif. •

THOMPSON. Rolfe Lyon. B.L.

Justice, District Court of Appeal.
Born: Garden City (Minn.), May 20, 1867; s.
of Anna (Case) and James Monroe Thompson.
Education: Univ. of Minn.; George Washing-
ton Univ. (Washington, D.C.).
Degrees: B.L., George Washington Univ., 1892.
Married: Minnesota, d. of Christie and Hugh
McBain, in Sleepy Eye (Minn.), Aug. 25,
1895; ch.: Elizabeth McBain, Janet McKinney,
Harlan M.

Prof. Record: Judge, Superior Court, two
terms (Sonoma County, Calif.); Justice, Dis-
trict Court of Appeals (Sacramento, Calif.),
now incumbent; Delegate to Rep. Conv. at
Chicago, 1912; Calif. Delegate to Nat. Rep.
Conv., Cleveland, 1936.

Memberships: Mason (32°); I.O.F. (all

branches); Elks (all of Santa Rosa, Calif.);

Sigma Chi (Minneapolis, Minn.).

Religion: Congregational.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf, fishing, reading.

Bus. Address: Library-Court Bldg., Sacramen-
to, Calif.

Home Address: 3459 College Ave., Sacramen-
to, Calif. •



THOMSON. The Reverend Henry
Sears. A.B., M.A., B.D., D.D.
Pastor, Highland Park Presbyterian Church.
Born: Minneapolis (Minn.), 1886; s. of Ida-
lette (Hunter) and James P. Thomson.
Education: Morgan Hall Prep. Sch.; Minneap-
olis Central High Sch. ; Univ. of Minn. ; Yale
Univ.; Columbia Univ. ; Union Theological
Seminary (N.Y.).

Degrees: A.B., U. of Minn., 1909; M.A., Co-
lumbia U., 1912; B.D., Union Theological
Seminary, 1912; D.D., Parsons Coll., 1923.
Married: Kathryn, d. of Mr. and Mrs. A. F.
Bruchholz, in Minneapolis (Minn.), Feb., 1912;
ch. : Elizabeth Van Anda, Margaret Hunter,
Kathryn Hope.

Prof. Record: Pastor of Presbyterian Church-
es at: Stanley (N. Dak.), 1912-13, Hibbing
(Minn.), 1913-17, Evansion (111.), 1919-20,
Fairfield (Iowa), 1920-25, Ottumwa (Iowa),
1925-38; Dir. of Nat. Missions and Moderator
of the Presbytery of Iowa, and of the Synod
of Iowa. Pastor, Highland Park Presbyterian
Church (Los Angeles), since 1938.
Directorships: Bd. of Trustees, Parsons Coll.
of Fairfield (Iowa); Presbvterian Coll. of
Christian Edn. of Chicago; Bd. of Church Ex-
tension of the Presbytery of Los Angeles.



Puhlirations: ArtidcH on religion and theology
In religious magazines and church publicity
mediums. ProibytcrianH in the Presbytery of
lowd From the lirginning (a short history
published by the Presbytery of Iowa), 19:J7.
Aryny Service: Field .Secy, of the YMCA
with the A.E.F. in France, 1917-18; Or-
ganizing Secy., for YCMA with American
troops In Italy, 1918-19; Chaplain In Officers
Reserve Corps of the U.S. ArmJ- since 1923.
Memberships: Beta Theta PI; Masonic Blue
Lodge and Commandery.
Religion: Presbyterian Church.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Volley ball, mountain climbing,
gardening.

Bus. Address: 115 No. Ave. 53, Los Angeles.
Calif.

Home Address: 231 Wayland St., Los Angeles.
Calif. i



THOMSON. Rex

Manager, So. District, Calif. State Chamber
of Commerce.

Born: Seattle (Wash.), Dec. 25, 1893; s. ot
Sarah Adeline (Laughlin) and Reginald Heber
Thomson.

Education: Univ. of Wash.; Ore. State Coll.
Married: Clementina Z., d. of Henry Julius
von Steuckert, in Calif., 1936.
Bus. Record: Field Mgr., Nat. Portland Ce-
ment Assn., 1920-24; Dist., Sales Mgr., Pacific
Portland Cement Co. and Empire Gypsum
Corp., 1924-27; Production Mgr., Commercial
Minerals and Western Talc Co., 1927-29; Man-
aging Dir., Calif. Ta.xpayers Assn., 1929-31;
Exec. Asst. Supt., Los Angeles County Dept.
of Charities, 1931-34; Supt. of Charities, Los
Angeles County, 1934-40 (largest single pro-
gram of its kind in the U.S., dispersing on an
average of $45,000,000 annually) ; at present
is Mgr., So. Dist., Calif. State Chamber of
Commerce.

Navy Service: U.S. Navy, 1917-19, Convoy
Service No. Atlantic.

Memberships: Beta Theta Pi; Masonic Order;
Amer. Legion; Los Angeles Yacht Club.
Religion: Protestant.
Recreations: Sailing.

Bus. and Home Address: 950 Wilshire Blvd.,
Los Angeles, Calif. *



THOMSON. Thomas Rogers. B.L.
Judge of Superior Court.

Born: Paterson (New Jersey), March 26, 1882;
s. of Mary (Rogers) and Henry Thomson.
Education: Mount Hermon School (Mass.);
Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: B.L., Univ. of Calif., 1909.
Married: Ada Mae, d. of James Cyrus Pottle,
in Fresno (Calif.), Nov. 11, 1911.
Prof. Record: Private practice; U.S. Referee
in Bankruptcy; Judge of Superior Court.
Memberships: Phi Sigma Kappa; Univ. Se-
quoia Club, Commercial Club of Fresno;
Cham, of Comm.; Masons (Past Master), Scot-
tish Rite (Past Ven. Master), Shrine; Wood-
men of World; Modern Woodmen of Amer.;
Moose (Past Pres.); Eastern Star (Past Pa-
tron) ; Amer. Red Cross (Past Countv Chmn.) ;
Fresno Co. Bar Assn. (Past Pres".); Calif.
State Judges Assn. (Past Pres.); Dir., Boy



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