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to practice architecture, 1919; commenced to
teach at Univ. of Calif., as Lecturer In Arch-
itectural Drawing, 1922, Instr. in 1924, Asst.
Prof, of Architecture, 19.'50, and Assoc. Prof,
in 1939—.

Publications: A Guide to Aesthetics (Stanford
Univ. Press), 1937 and Orthographic Projec-
tion (Edwards Bros., Arin Arbor, Mich.),
1940.

Memberships: Faculty Club (Univ. of Calif.).

Bus. Address: Dept. of Architecture, Univ.
of California, Berkeley, Calif.

Home Address: 1800 San Lorenzo Ave., Ber-
keley, Calif.



TORREY, Elliot, A.B., M.A.

Artist.

Born: Vermont, 1867; s. of Maria Thorpe
(Noble) and Joseph Torrey.

Education: Bowdoin College (Maine) and
studied art abroad.

Degrees: A.B., 1887, M.A., 1890, Bowdoin
Coll.

Prof. Record: Pictures owned in permanent
collections of San Diego Fine Arts Gallery,
Chicago Art Inst., Cleveland Museum of Art,
Los Angeles and San Diego Public Libraries,
Akron Art Inst.; many private collections,
one-man exhibitions in New York, Los An-
geles and San Diego; pictures exhibited in
Paris Salon and all important U.S. galleries
including the Carnegie Internal, at Pittsburgh,
Corcoran Gallery at Washington, Nat. Acad,
of Design in New YorK, Amer. Watercolor
Soc, etc.; studios (formerly) in Florence,
New York, Paris, Boston, Pasadena, since
1927 in San Diego.

Awards: California Awards in San Diego,
Pasadena and Sacramento.

Memberships: Member Fine Arts Soc. of San
Diego; Formerly Member of Salmagundi Club
of New York; League of Amer. Artists; Soc.
of Independent Artists of New York; Laguna
Beach Art Club; Allied Artists of America;
Boston Art Club.

Home Address: 4716 Panorama Dr., San Di-
ego, Calif.



TORREY, Professor Harry Beal,

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., M.D., F.A.A.A.S.,
F.A.M.A.

Physician; Professor of Biology Emeritus,

Stanford University and Director of the Chil-

drens Hospital of the East Bay.

Born: Boston (Mass.), May 22, 1873; s. of

Elizabeth Jane (White )and James Morrell

Torrey.

Education: California, Columbia, Michigan,
Oregon, Cornell Universities.

Degrees: B.S., 1895, M.S., 1898, Univ. of
Calif.; Ph.D., Columbia Univ., 1903; M.D.,
Cornell Univ., i927.



Married: Grace Harbison, d. of Henry Wilson
Crabbe In Los Angeles (Calif. >, July 17, 1902;
ch.: Elizabeth Harbison (Mrs. John Graves
Andrews).

Prof. Record: Asst. In Zor)logy to Assoc. Prof.,
Univ. of Calif., 1895-19I2; Member Itesearch
Staff and Librarian, Marine Biological Assn.
of .San Diego, 19{J3-12; I'rof. of Biology, Heed
Coll., 1912-20; Prof, of Jloology, Prof, of Ex-
perimental Biology and Dir. Fund Edn. In
Med. .Science, Univ. of Oregon, 1920-26; Con-
sultant, Amer. Soc. Hyg. Assn., 1926-28; ap-
pointed Prof, of Hygiene and Physical Edn.
and Dir. of the Studeni Health Serv., Stan-
ford Univ., 1928, Prof, of Biology, 19.33-.'i8,
Emeritus, 19;j8 — ; Director of the Clinics,
and Dir. of the Hospital, Chlldrens Hospital
of the East Bay (Oakland, Calif.), 1938 — .
Publications: About seventy-five researches
and essays in biology, education and medicine.
Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Assn. for the
Advancement of Science, Amer. Med. Assn.,
New York Acad, oi Medicine; Mem., Amer.
Public Health Assn., Assn. for the Study of
Internal Secretions, Soc. for Experimental Bi-
ology and Medicine; Sigma Xi, Phi Beta
Kappa, Phi Delta Theta; Faculty Club, Univ.
of Calif.

Bus. Address: Chlldrens Hospital of the East
Bay, Oakland, Calif.

Hoyne Address: 47 Alvarado Rd., Berkeley,
Calif.



TOUTON. Edith Cammack

Educational Worker.

Born: Kansas City (Mo.), May 11, 1887; d.
of Lula (King) and Ira Insco Cammack.
Education : Missouri State Univ. ; Columbia
Teachers Coli. (N.Y.C.); Wisconsin Univ.
Married: Frank Charles, s. of Catharine and
Louis Teuton at Kansas City, April 3, 1912
(dec); ch.: Harriet Louise, Mary Frances.
Prof. Record: Chief interest, education in
California as conducted especially by univer-
sities; her name is included in. Principal
Women of America, Vol. Ill, 1940.
Memberships: Faculty Wives, Town and
Gown, Advisory Board of YWCA (all of U.
of So. Calif.) ; P.E.O.
Religion: Quaker.
Politics: Democrat.

Home Address: 1153 So. Beverwil Dr., Los
Angeles, Calif.



TOUTON, Harriet Louise, AB., M.A.

Teacher of Radio Drama and English, Be%'erly
Hills High School.

Born St. Joseph (Mo.), Feb. 20, 1914; d. of
Edith (Cammack) and Dr. Frank C. Touton.
Education: Univ. of Southern California.

Degrees: A.B., li^o4 and M.A., 1935, Univ. of
So. Calif.

Prof. Record: Teaches broadcasting to chil-
dren of high school age over KMPC Radio
Station (Beverly Hills, Calif.) each week
during the winter.

Memberships: National Collegiate Players;
Phi Beta, Pi Lambda Theta, Alpha Chi Om-
ega, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi
Delta Phi; Mortar Board.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Democrat.



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Bus. Address: Beverly Hills High School,
Beverly Hills, Calif.

Home Address: 1153 So. Beverwil Dr., Los
Angeles, Calif.

TOWAR, James Deloss. B.S., M.S.
Farming, Real Estate (retired).
Born: Lansing (Mich.), Sept. 26, 1863: s. of
Elvira (Northrup) and George Morris Towar.
Education: Lansing High School; Mich. Agr.
Coll. (now Mich. State Coll.).
Degrees: B.S., M.S., Mich. State Coll.
Married: Hannah Louise, d. of Mary L. and
John D. Proseus, in Sodus (Wayne Co., New
York), May 28, 1890: ch.: James De Loss, Jr.
(Deputy Probate Officer, Los Angeles Co.).
Prof. Record: Asst. Agriculturist, R.I. College:
Agriculturist, Mich. Agr. Experiment Sta.;
Prin., Agricultural School, South Australia;
Dir Agricultural Experiment Sta. and Act-
ing Pres., Univ. of Wyoming: farming, ten
years; and real estate business (Lansing,
Michigan), 15 years; now retired.
Publications: Bulletins, Michigan Agr. Ex-
perimental Sta. ; History City of East Lansing,
Michigan, 1933.

Memberships: Masons; Son of Amer. Revolu-
tion; Golden Wedding Club of Calif. No. 1
(recent member).
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf, bowling, bridge; (hon.
member), Mich. State Coll. Varsity Club
(played on first football team of that coll.).
Home Address: 2429 Channing Way, Berkeley,
Calif.

TOWNLEY, Professor Sidney Dean,

B.S., M.S., Sc.D.

Professor of Astronomy and Geodesy, Emer-
itus, Stanford University.

Born: Waukesha (Wis.), April 10, 1867; s.
of Mary (Wilkinson) and Robert Townley.
Education: Univ. of Wis.; Univ. of Calif.;
Univ. of Mich.; Berlin Univ.; Munich Univ.
Degrees: B.S., 1890, M.S., 1892, Univ. of Wis.;
Sc.D., Univ. of Mich., 1897.
Married: Frances, d. of William Thomas
Wright, in Union (Ore.), July 1, 1895; ch.:
Lucile Townley Clark, Mary Isabel Townley
Marx, Frances Jane Townley Clark.
Prof Record: Fellow and Asst. in Astronomy
and Math., Univ. of Wis., 1890-92; Hearst
Fellow in Astronomy, Univ. of Calif., 1892-
93; Instr. in Astronomy, Univ. of Mich., 1893-
98- Instr. in Practical Astronomy, Univ. of
Calif., 1898-1903; Astronomer in Charge, In-
ternat. Latitude Observatory (Ukiah, Calif.),
1903-07; Lecturer in Astronomy, Univ. of
Calif 1904-07; Prof, of Astronomy and Geo-
desy, Stanford Univ., 1907-32; Lecturer in
Astronomy, Harvard, 1925-26; Prof, of As-
tronomy and Geodesy, Emeritus, Stanford
Univ 1932—; Secy.-Treas., Seismological Soc.
of Amer., 1910-30, Pres., 1935; Editor of
Bulletin of Seismological Soc. of Amer., 1911-
35- Pres. of the Astronomical Soc. of the
Pacific, 1916; Editor of the publications of
the Astronomical Soc. of Pac, 1908-12.
Publications: "Observations of Telescopic Var-
iables of Long Period" (Publications of the
Washburn Observatory, Vol. 6, Part 3) : "Cat-
alog of Long Period Variable Stars" (with



Annie J. Cannon and Leon Campbell, publica-
tion of the Harvard College Observatory) ;
"Descriptive Catalog of Earthquakes of the
Pacific Coast of tne United States, 1769 to
1928" (with M. W. Allen, Bulletin of the
Seismological Soc. of Amer.); "Diary of a
Student of the University of Wisconsin, 1886
to 1892" (privately printed); and many pa-
pers published in various astronomical and
seismological journals.

Memberships: Faculty Club (Stanford and
Univ. of Calif.); Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi;
Calif. Acad, of Sciences; Amer. Astronomical
Soc; Astronomical Soc. of the Pacific; Astro-
nomische Gesellschaft; Amer. Assn. for the
Adv. of Science; Seismological Soc. of Am-
erica.

Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Gardening.

'Home Address: 661 Cabrillo Ave., Stanford
University, Calif. *

TRACY, Hiram Harwood, B.S., M.A.

Head of Biological Department, Fullerton
Junior College.

Born: Wilton (N.H.), Nov. 23, 1883; s. of
Katherine (Harwood) and Rev. Alfred E.
Tracy.

Education: Pomona, Stanford Univs.
Degrees: B.S., 1908, M.A., 1917, Pomona;
Study and Ednl. Cred., Stanford.
Married: Jessie, d. of Isabelle (Sleeper) and
Charles A. Wilcomb, in Los Angeles (Calif.),
June 11, 1909; ch.: Isabelle T. Prescott, Edna
1. Eisenbrey, Alfred C, Arthur E., Beatrice.
Prof. Record: Head of Sci. Dept., Tulare
High School, 1909-10; Prin., Ceres High
School, 1910-13; Instr., Fullerton High Sch.,
1913-15; Head of Biology Dept., Fullerton Jr.
College, 1915—; Dean of Jr. College summer
session, 1931-1940 (all in Calif.).
Publications: Articles on systematic studies
of pteridophytes, and various articles on the
teaching of family relations within the Junior
Colleges.

Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Plant hybridizations, and flori-
culture.

Bus. Address: Fullerton Junior Coll., Fuller-
ton, Calif.

Home Address: R.F.D. Sierra Drive, Upland,
Calif. *



TRAGETON, Ole O.. A.B., LL.B.

Lawyer; Asst. Trust Officer, Security First
Natl. Bank.

Born: Northwood (N.D.), Feb. 28, 1884; s. of
Ole A. Trageton.

Education: State Univ. of North Dakota;
State Teachers Coll. (Mayville, N.D.).

Degrees: A.B., 1911, and LL.B., 1912, State
Univ. of N.D.

Married: Amanda, d. of Albert Koto, in
Northwood (N.D.), Dec. 28, 1912.

Prof. Record: Practiced law in N.D., 1912-19;
was State Sen. from Grand Forks Co. in Leg-
islature of N.D., 1912-16; Trust Counsel, Los
Angeles (Calif.) Trust and Savings Bank,
1920-22; Asst. Trust Officer, Security First
Natl. Bank of Los Angeles since 1922.



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Membcrahips: Mem., Calif. Bar; Athletic (Los
Angeles ami HoUywooil), Pacific Coast (Long
Beach), and Dcauville (Santa Monica) Clubs;
Shrlner, Mason, Scottish Rite; Phi Alpha
Delta.

Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Wood working, mountaineering,
camping.

Bus. Address: Sixth and Spring, Los Angeles,
Calif.

Home Address: 134 No. Gramercy Pi., Los
Angeles, Calif.



THATTNER, Rabbi Ernest Robert.

A.B., M.A.

Author, Lecturer; Rabbi, Temple Emanuel of
Beverly Hills and Westwood.
Born: Denver (Colo.), Nov. 4, 1898; s. of
Rosa (Levy) and Louis Trattner.
Education: Denver Pub. Schs.; Univ. of So.
Calif.; Hebrew Union Coll.; Univ. of Chicago;
Columbia Univ.

Degrees: A. B., 1922 and M.A., 1932, Colum-
bia Univ.; Diploma, "Supervisor of Religious
Education," Columbia Univ., 1933.
Married: Johanna, d. of Roy Gronsky, in Bev-
erly Hills, July 4, 1940.

Prof. Record: Rabbi of Temple Israel (San
Diego, Calif.), 1920-21, Temple Emanuel (Los
Angeles (Calif.), 1922-29, Mt. Neboh Temple
(New York City), 1930-38, Temple Emanuel
of Beverly Hills and Westwood (Calif.),
since 1939.

Publications: Unravelling the Book of Books,
The Autobiography of God, As a Jew Sees
Jesus, Architects of Ideas, Biography of Omar
Khayyam.

Memberships: Mason; Kiwanian, B'nai B'rith
Lodge.

Religion: Jewish.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: CJolf, tennis.

Bus. Address: Box 4033, Westwood Village
Sta., W. Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 10700 Wellworth Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.



TRAVERS, Louis B., B.S.

Assistant Superintendent Schs., Los Angeles.
Born: Spokane (Wash.), Aug. 24, 1892; s. of
Elizabeth (Dixon) and Louis M. Travers.
Education: Spokane Pub. Schs.; Wash. State
Coll.; Univ. of Wash.; Univ. of Calif.; Colo-
rado State Coll.

Degrees: B.S. in Edn., Colorado State Coll.,
1928.

Married: Faith, d. of Frederick H. Hilliker,
in Bonners Ferry (Idaho), Apr., 1917; ch.:
Betty Jean.

Prof. Record: Dir., Vocational Edn. (Everett,
Wash.), 1918-20; Supervisor of Industrial
Edn. (Pendleton, Ore.), 1921-22; State Super-
visor of Trade and Industrial Edn. (Olympia,
Wash.), 1922-25; Regional Dir. of Industrial
Edn. (Washington, D.C.), 1925-26; Dir. of
Adult and Continuation Edn. (Oakland, Cal-
if.), 1926-31: Chief, Div. of Adult and Con-
tinuation Edn., State Dept. of Edn. (Sacra-
mento, Calif.), 1931-34; Asst. Supt. of Schs
(Los Angeles, Calif.), since 1934.



Navy Service: Lieut, (senior grade), U.S. Nav-
al Res.

Politics: Independent.

Recreations: Gardening.

Bus. Address: Chamber of Commerce Bldg.,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: .336 No. Laurel Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

TRAVNIKOFF. Captain Basil. B.S.

Writer.

Born: Moscow (Russia), Feb. 1, 1898; s. of

Vera V. (Kinjalova) and Basil E. Travnlkoff,

Sr.

Education: High sch. in Moscow, 1908-14;
Coll. -Military Acad., Moscow, 1914-17.
Degrees: B.S., (lieut.). Military Acad., 1917.
Married: Margaret, d. of Henry O'Niel, In
Santa Ana (Calif.), 1937; ch.: CJeorge (22,
by first marr., in U.S. Navy), Basil, Jr.,
Vera, Mary.

Prof. Record: Was in World War I, in 1917,
on the German Front, in 1918 with White Rus-
sian Army in Siberia; promoted to Capt. and
decorated, 1918; apptmt. to manage Intelli-
gence Div. in Manchuria, 1919-21; Chief of the
Fourth Dist., Internal. Police in Manchuria,
1921-22. Technical Advisor, Edn. Studio (Los
Angeles), 1933-34; Prod. Mgr. and Casting
Dir. of Security Pictures Corp,. 1936; Vice-
Pres., Calif. Sound Studio (Los Angeles),
1937; Adjutant, Russian Veteran's Post (Los
Angeles), 1933-36; Writer on Internat. Rela-
tions with spl. reference to the Far-East at
present.

Publications: Studies in Am,erica's Defense
Probleyns, 1940, Historical Geography of the
Oregon Country, 1939 (both pub. Los An-
geles) ; numerous articles in Russian and Eng-
lish on military problems; lectures on military
tactics in the Far-Last, Manchuria, etc.
Awards: St. George Cross, 1918.
Memberships: Russian Veteran's Post (Los
Angeles), California State Guard, 2nd Regt.,
Motor Transport. Bn.
Religion: Greek Orthodox.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Hunting, fishing, horseback rid-
ing, and yachting.

Home Address: 817 No. Coronado St., Los
Angeles, Calif.

TRAYNOR. Roger John. A.B., M.A.,
Ph.D., J.D.

Associate Justice, Supreme Court of Califor-
nia.

Born: Park City (Utah), Feb. 2, 1900; s. of
Elizabeth Josephine (O'Hagan) and Feliz
Traynor (deceased 1924).

Education: Pub. schs. (Park City, Utah);
Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., 1923, M.A., 1924, Ph.D., 1927,
and J.D., 1927, all from Univ. of Calif.
(Berkeley).

Married: Madeleine, d. of Ernest Lackman,
in San Francisco (Calif.), Aug. 23, 1933; ch.:
John Michael, Joseph Malachy, Stephen Pierre.
Prof. Record: Instr. in Political Science, Univ.
of Calif., 1926-30; Law Clerk, Brobeck, Phleg-
er & Harrison (San Francisco), 1928; Asst.
Prof, of Law, Univ. of Calif., 1929-31; Asso.
Prof., 1931-36, and Prof., 1936-40; summer
session, Univ. of Chicago Law Sch., 1932;
Tax Consultant. Calif. Bd. of Equalization,
1932-40; Consulting Expert, U.S. Treasury



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Dept , 1937-38; Deputy Atty. Gen. (Calif.),
Feb. to Aug., 1940; Asso. Justice, Supreme
Court of Calif., since Aug., 1940.
Pubiicutions: Numerous articles on ta.\ation
and judicial procedure in various legal jour-
nals and law reviews.

Army Service: S.A.T.C, Univ. of Utah, 1918.
Memberships: Order of Coif; Phi Beta Kappa,
Delta Theta Phi.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreation: Fishing.

Bus. Address: State Bldg., San Francisco,
Calif.

Home Address: 2814 Derby St., Berkeley,
Calif. *

TREADWELL. Edward Francis. LL.B.

Writer, Lawyer.

Born: Woodland (Yolo Co., Calif.), May 19,
1875; s. of Adelaide Augusta (Kirk) and Wil-
liam Brewster Treadwell.
Education: Hastings Law Coll.
Degrees: LL.B., Hastings Law Coll., 1897.
Married: Eulila May Ayers, Mar. 31, 1900.
Prof. Record: Admitted to the bar of Calif.,
1897, Nevada, 1908, and Ore., 1910, also
the Dist .Courts of ("alif., Nev., and Ore., the
United States Circuit Courts of Appeals,
and the United States Supreme Court; was
with Mastick, Van Fleet & Mastick, 1897-1907;
Gen Counsel for Miller & Lux, Inc., 1907-22;
Mem. of the Assembly of 1901-05, and spl.
session of 1906; Mem., State Commn. on
Taxation, 1905-09; Chmn. of Greater San
Francisco Assn., 1911; Partner, Treadwell,
Van Fleet & Laughlin, in 1925, now Treadwell
& Laughlin. ; connected with principal water
litigation in Calif., Ore., Nev.; Atty., So. Calif.
Edison Co. (in litigation involving its right
to reservoir water for power purposes), for
East Bay Municipal Utility Dist. (in litiga-
tion regarding validity of its organzaton and
bond issue), and Atty. for West Sacramento
Levee Dist. (regarding Sutter Basin assess-
ment) ; won the inheritance tax cases for the
estate of Henry Miller (involving more than
ten million dollars) .

Publications: The Cattle King, 1931; Anno-
tated constitution of California (six editions).
Memberships: Masonic Bodies; Commonwealth,
Press, Bohemian, and Commercial Clubs (San
Francisco) ; Phi Delta Phi.
Bus. Address: 530 Standard Oil Bldg., San
Francisco, Calif.

Home Address: 2208 Oakdale Rd., Hillsbor-
ough, Calif.

TREAT, Professor Payson Jackson,

A.B., M.A., L.H.D., Ph.D., F.R.G.S.

Professor of History, Stanford University.
Born: New York, Nov 12, 1879; s. of Rhoda
Ann (Goslee) and Erastus Buck Treat.
Education: Wesleyan Univ. (Conn.); Columbia
Univ.; Stanford Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Wesleyan Univ., 1900; M.A.,
Columbia Univ., 1903; Ph.D., Stanford, 1910;
L.H.D., Wesleyan Univ., 1931.
Married: Jessie D. McGilvray, June 23, 1909.
Prof. Record: Teacher, Barnard Sch. (New
York), 1900-03; Instr. in History, Stanford,
1905-06, 1907-08; research travel in Far East
and Australasia, 1906-07, 1912, 1921, 1935;



Instr., Govt., Harvard, 1908-09; Asst. Prof.,
History, 1909-11, Assoc. Prof., 1911-15, Prof.
1915—, Stanford Univ. Lecturer, Political Sci.,
Univ. of Calif., 1916; Albert Shaw Lecturer,
Johns Hopkins Univ., 1917; Visiting Prof.,
Columbia Univ., 1929, Univ. of Calif., 1929.
Publications: The National Land System
(i7S5-J820> 1910; Early Diplomatic Relations
Between U.S. and Japan (1853-1865), 1917;
Japan and the United States (1853-1921),
1921, 2nd edit., 1928; The Far East, 1928,
1935; The Diplomatic Relations Between U.S.
and Japan (1853-1895), 1932; The Diplomatic
Relations Between U.S. and Japan (1895-
1905), 1938.

Awards: Order of Sacred Treasure, 3rd class.
Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Geog. Soc, Roy-
al Geog. Soc. (London); Mem., Amer. Hist.
Assn ; Amer. Soc. Internat. Law; Asiatic Soc.
of Japan; Chinese Social and Political Science
Assn. (Peking) ; Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Beta
Kappa; Los Altos Country Club.
Address: Stanford University, Calif.



TREE. Dolly

Writer, Poet; Designer, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Film Co.

Born: Bristol (Eng.), Mar. 27, 1900; d. of
Bertha Marian and Chas. Edwin Isbell Tree.
Education: Private tutors in Eng. and France.
Prof. Record: Started as an illustrator and
theatrical poster designer in London and Pans,
then designed theatrical costumes in London
for revues and musical comedies; designed
theatrical and modern clothes in Paris for The
Casino de Paris, Folies Bergdre, Ambassed-
eurs Marigny, and Concert Mayol Theatres;
designed clothes for films in London, Berlin,
and Paris, also in Spain; came to U.S.A.,
1928 designing for New York shows; thence
to Hollywood and Fox Films; is now Designer,
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Him Co.; permanently
living in the U.S.A. as an American citizen.
Publications: Clove and Lettuce; Biography
of a Debutante; also two books of poems.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Recreations: Swimming, horseback riding.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios,
Culver City, Calif.

Home Address: Cheviot Hills, Los Angeles^
Calif.



TREMBLAY, George Amedee

Composer, Pianist, Teacher.
Born: Ottawa (Can.), Jan. 14, 1911; s. of
Rosa (Martel) and Amadee Tremblay.
Ediication: Mostly self-taught; studied com-
position with Arnold Schoenberg for six mos.
Married: Verabel, d. of Earl M. Champion,
in Los Angeles (Calif.), 1937.
Prof Record: Composer, Pianist, Improvisor,
Teacher of Composition and Improvisation;
unpublished compositions include String
Quartet No. I. first performed by New Motive
Group (Los Angeles, Calif.), 1935; Symphony
in One Movement (based on a typical west-
ern picture scenario), composed in 1939;
Quartet No. 3: Modes of Transportation, per-
formed at Beverly Hills (Calif.) Chamber
Music Concert, 1941; Wind Quintet No. 2, to
be played at League of Composers Concert
(Los Angeles, Cahf.), 1941.



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Publicatinnii: Two Piano Sonntas (puhllshod
by New Music), lO.'i!); first piTformL-d by
Mme. W. L. Liindovvskl (Paris, France;, liWJ.
Memhcr.shipn: Crescendo Club (Los Angeles);
League of Composers (New York).
Bus. and Home Address: 758 No. McCadden
Pi., Los Angeles, Calif.

TRENHAM, N(ewton) Bradford. B.A.
(hons o.xon), M.A.

E.\ecutlve Secretary, California Ta.xpayers'
Association.

Born: Alexandria (Minn.), Oct. 3, 1899; s.
of Elathieare Mandel (Sweet) and Newton
Thompson Trenliam.

Education: Pub. sciis. of Alexandria and Mc-
intosh (Minn.); Bismarck (N.D.); Courtland
and Bisbee (Ariz.); Univ. of Arizona; Oxford
Univ.; Univ. of So. Calif.
Degrees: B.A. (honours), Oxford Univ., 1924-
M.A. Univ. of So. Calif., 1926.
Married: M(argaret) Lorain, d. of Minnie
A. and Seth Noble, in Little Church of the
Flowers, (Glendale, Calif.), Aug. 29, 1928;
ch.: Shari Lorain (b. 1931); Noble Bradford
(b. 1933).

Prof Record: From high sch. graduation in
1916 to departure for England in 1921 inter-
spersed coll. work with a dozen jobs in mines,
newspapers, constrn. and own bus. ; Circu-
lation Mgr., Bisbee Daily Review (Ariz.),
1916-18; received Rhodes Scholarship in 1920
and was in Europe from 1921-24, traveling
in ten countries and studying at Oxford; Re-
search Investigator, Asst. to Dean of summer
session, and Asst. to Vice-Pres., Univ. of So
Calif., 1925-26; Secy., Ednl. Commn., Calif.
Taxpayers Assn., 1926 (directed extensive re-
search in endl. finance and administration),
Ednl. Counsellor, 1932, and Mgr., 1939; was
Research Collaborator on Federal Study of
Edn.. 1931, and Spl. Cons., Staff of the
Regents Inquiry into Character and Cost of
Edn. in Now York State, 1935-36 (leave of
absence); Vice-Chmn., Finance Com., of May-
ors Advisory Commn. on Charter Revision for
Los Angeles, 1939-40; has been E.xec. Secy.,
Calif. Taxpayers' Assn., since 1939.
Directorships: Mgr., Trenham-Noble Ranches,
S.D. and Calif.

Publications: Ed., The Tax Digest, 1927; in-
numerable articles on taxation, edn., foreign
travel, and sociology in The Tax Digest (Los
Angeles), The Cherivell (Oxford, Eng.), L.A.
Teachers' Journal. National Bicycling and
Motorcycling Magazine (Chicago) ; Sigma Chi
Magazine (Chicago) and many newspapers.
Army Service: Pvt., S.A.T.C, Univ. of Ariz.,
1918; Cadet Officer, Univ. of Ariz., 1919-20-
two yrs., R.O.T.C, attaining rank of Cap-
tain.

Memberships: Natl. Tax Assn.; Natl. Mun.
League; Governmental Research Assn.; Eng-
lish Speaking Union; Assn. of Amer. Rhodes
Scholars; N.E.A.; Los Angeles Chamber of
Commerce; Diogenes Club (Co-Founder and
First Pres.); Economic Round Table (Past
Pres.), Governmental Administration Group
(Pres.) ; Jr. City Club (Past Pres.) ; University
(Los Angeles), Peter Pan Woodland, and
Clevelin Country (Elsinore) Clubs; Sigma
Chi, Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociologv). Phi Delta
Kappa (ednl.), Phi Kappa Phi (scholarship).
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Independent Republican.

Recreations: Swimming, badminton, garden-
ing and reading.



Huh. Address: 775 Subway Terminal Hldg.,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 16,'yj Virginia Ud., I^js An-
geles, Calif. •



TRENT. Lucia. A.B.

Poet; Teacher of Creative Writing, Alhambra
and Pasadena Evening .Schs.
Born: Richmond (Va.), Dec. 19, 1897; d. of
Alice (Lyman) and Prof. William Peterfleld
Trent, Litt.D.

Education: St. Agatha's Sch., Veltln Sch.
(New York); graduate work at Columbia
Univ., New Sch. of Social Research, and Univ.
of So. Calif.; Smith Coll.
Degrees: A.B., Smith Coll., 1919.
Married: (Edward) Ralph, s. of Prof. (Emer-



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