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Denver, Colorado) ; Nathaniel A. Narbonne
High School in Lomita (Calif.), (L.A. City
System) ; Chouinard Art Inst. (Los Angeles)
summers, 1934, 1937; Univ. of Calif. (Los

Degrees: B.E. in Phys. Edn., Univ. of Calif
(Los Angeles), 1930.

Prof. Record: Teacher at Pio Pico Sch (Pico
Calif.). 1931-32; Briggs Sch. (Santa Paula',
Cahf.), 1932-38; gave up regular teaching to
write a book, Cartooning, in 1939; Recrea-
tional Dir. with Calif. State Parl< Svstem
smce 1930, stationed eight yrs. at Big'Basiri
State Redwood Parl< (Santa Cruz Co., Calif.),
and last two yrs. at Richardson Grove State
Parle (Humboldt Co., Calif.); free lance Ar-
tist and Writer since 1927, also some free
lance commercial art. First Aid Instr., Amer
Red Cross, since l3cS2.

Publications: Cartooning (Davis Press Inc
Worchester, Mass.), 1939; articles in 'school
Arts Magazine, 1933-41.

Mcjuberships: Delta Kappa Gamma (nat. hon
ednl. frat.).

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Hiking, traveling, sketching, the-
atre going, play directing, sports.

/iH.s. AddrcHH: Pleasant Valley Schfxjl, Cam-
arillo, Calif.

Home Addrcus: Rt. 2, Box 47, Santa Paula,

Calif. •

WEBB. Edith

Artist, Kcseaich Historian.

Born: Bountiful (Ulahi, Dec. 11, 1877; d. of

Geneva Harriet (Pack) and Alondus D. L.


Education: Hammond Hall (Salt Lake City,

Married: Hugh Pascal, s. of Hugh Gould Webb,
in Fresno (Calif.), Dec. 25, 1901; ch.: Alfred
Hugh, Harold Carl, Margaret Lucile, and
Helen Edith.

Prof. Record: Artist and Research Historian
for the "Permanent Exhibit of California's
Historic Missions in Outdoor Miniatures" now
being built; is painting Californa's twenty-one
missions as they were in their prime — not just
a portion of the buildings, but the entire es-
tablishments, and writing a book based on
them, entitled Indian Life at the Old Missions.
Memberships: Los Amigos de California.
Recreations: Painting.

Home Address: 1342 No. Martel Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif. *

WEBB. H(ugh) Pascal

Mathematician, Photographer, Lecturer.
Born: Leighton Buzzard (England), June 2,
1876; s. of Annie E. (Brown) and Hugh Goold

Education: Salt Lake Coll.
Married: Edith, d. of Alondus Buckland, in
Fresno (Calif.), Dec. 25, 1901; ch.: Alfred
Hugh, Harold Carl, Margaret Lucile, and
Helen Edith.

Prof. Record: Mr. Webb has taught continu-
ously since 1901; has practiced art photogra-
phy for fifty yrs., making extensive sets of
photographs of Calif. Missions, Calif, deserts,
Natl. Parks of the Southwest, Cliff Dwellings.
Big Trees, etc. ; gives lectures and illustrated
travelogue talks on above subjects; has exhib-
ited sets of photographs widely.
Memberships: Los Amigos de California.
Recreations: Camping for field work.

Home Address: 1342 No. Martel Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif. *

WEBB. Professor Robert Wallace.

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

Assistant Professor of Geologj', University of

California, Los Angeles.

Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), Nov. 2, 1909; s.

of Sharlie Jeannette (Ward) and Robert Rem-

me Webb.

Education: Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles);

Univ. of Wash.; Univ. of So. Calif.; Calif.

Inst, of Tech.

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles),
1931; M.S., 1932, and Ph.D., 1937, Calif. Inst.
of Tech.

Married: Evelyn Elaine, d. of Gertrude Mar-
garet (Smith) and Arthur Hibbert Gourley, in
Los Angeles. June 28. 1933; ch.: Robert Ian
Arthur; Leland Frederick.
Prof. Record: Has been Asst., Asso., Inst.,
and now Asst. Prof., Univ. of Calif. (Los An-
geles), since 1932, teaching in the Dept. of



Directorships: Secy., The Soc. for Research on
Meteorites, since 1937.

Publications: Technical papers on the Geology
of the Southern Sierra Nevada of California,
Mineral Studies in So. Calif.; Laboratory Ex-
ercises in Physical Geology (with W. C. Put-
nam: Stanford Univ. Press).
Memberships: MineraloRical Soc. of Amer. ;
Soc. for Research on Meteorites; Delta Sigma
Phi, Sigma Gamma iCpsilon (natl. prof, geol.),
Sigma Xi (natl. sci. hon.), Phi Delta Kappa
(natl. edn. prof.).
Religion: Protestani, Methodist.
Politics: Republican.

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

Home Address: 14807 Bestor Blvd., Pacific
Palisades, Calif.

WEBB. Thompson, A.B.

Headmaster, Webb School of California.
Born: Bell Buckle (Tenn.), Oct^ 24. 1887; s.
Of Emma (Clary) and William Robert Webb.
Education: Webb Sch. (Bell Buckle, Tenn.);
Univ. of No. Carolina.

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of No. Carolina, 1911.
Married: Vivian, d. of Loulie Nance and Rev.
Robert P. Howell, in Los Angeles (Calif.),
June 22, 1915; ch.:~ Thompson, Jr.. Robert
Howell, William Robert, John Lambuth.
Prof Record: Interested in education all his
life, now in the capacity of Headmaster, Webb
Sch. of Calif.

Directorships: Pres., Bd. of Trustees, Calif.
Jr. Republic (Chino, Calif.); Vice-Pres. Bd.
of Trustees, Scripps Coll. (Claremont, Calif.);
Bd. of Dirs., Webb School (Bell Buckle,

Memberships: Kiwanis (Pomona); Phi Beta
Kappa, Delta Kappa Epsilon; University
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Old-fashioned Democrat.
Recreations: Brick laying.
Bus. and Home Address: Webb School of Cal-
ifornia, Claremont, Calif.

WEBBER, Professor Herbert John,

B.Sc, M.A., Ph.D., Agr.D.
Professor of Subtropical Horticulture, Emer-
itus, U.- of California.

Born: Lawton (Mich.), Dec. 27 1865; s of
Rebecca Ann (Bradt) and John Milton Web-

Education: Public schools and Albion Sem-
inary (Marshall County, Iowa) ; Univ. of Ne-
braska; Washington Univ. (St. Louis).
Degrees: B.Sc. 1889, M.A.. 1890, Agr.D.,
1913, U. of Nebraska; Ph.D., Washington U.,

Married: Lucena Anna. d. of Theressa (Erb)
and Eugene Frances Hardin, at Lincoln
(Neb) Sept. 8, 1890; ch.: Eugene Francis
(Webber) Morrison. (Rutherford, N.J.), Fera
(Webber) Shear (Berkeley, Calif.), Herbert
Earl (Oroville, Calif.). Dr. John Milton (U.S.
Dept. Agr., Riverside, Calif.).
Prof Record: Plant Physiologist and Pathol-
ogist, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 1892-97; in
Charge of Plant Breeding Laboratory, 189»-
1906- Prof , Plant Breeding, New York State
College of Agr., Cornell U., 1907-12; Acting

Director 1910-11; Dean and Director. U. of
Calif Graduate School of Tropical Agr.. Cit-
rus Experiment Station (Riverside, Calif.),
1913-20- Director, Calif. Agr. Exp. Station
(Berkeley*, 1919-20; General Mgr., Pedegree
Seed Co! (Ilartsville, S.C), 1920-21; Prof.,
Subtropical Hort. and Dean, U. of Calif. Citrus
Exp. Station. 1921-28; Acting Dir.. College of
Agr 1924 Prof.. Subtropical Hort., 1928-36,
Emeritus Professor, Subtropical Horticulture,
U of Calif. (Citrus Exp. Station), 19,36—.
Representative, United States Dept. of Agr.
to International Congress on Hybridization and
Breeding (London, England), 1900; Citrus
Commissioner, Union of So. Africa and Rho-
desia, 1924-25.

Directorships: Honorary Councillor, Rancho
Santa Ana Botanic Garden.
Publications: Numerous bulletins and papers
in publications of U.S. Dept. of Agriculture,
the New York and Calif. Agr. Exp. Stations
Editor of Agricultural terms in Standard
Dictionary and of articles in Encyclopaedia
Americana, Cyclopedia of American Horti-
culture, Cyclopedia of American Agriculture
Agriculture Cyclopedia for Young People,
etc. Senior Editor, The Citrus Industry.
Memberships: Amer. Assn. Advancement Sci-
ience; Society Hort. Sci.; Ecological Soc. of
Amer.; Amer. Botanical Soc; Alpha Zeta,
Kappa Delta Rho. Sigma Xi.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Gardening.

Bus. Address: Citrus Experiment Station, Riv-
erside, Calif.

Home Address: University Knolls, Riverside,

WEBBER, Irma E(leanor) (Schmidt).

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

Botanist; Collaborator, U.S. Dept. of Agr
Div of Cotton and other Fiber Crops and Dis-
eases, Rubidoux Lab.

Born- San Diego (Calif.), Aug. 16, 1904. d of
Idna' Louanna (Allen) and Eugene Arthur

Education: San Diego and Berkeley public
schools; Univ. of Calif.

Degrees- A.B. (with honors in Botany) , 1926,
MA 1927, and Ph.D., 1929, Univ. of Calif.
Married: Dr. John Milton, s. of Lucene (Har-
S^n) and Dr Herbert John Webber, m Berke-
ley (Calif.), May 13, 1927; ch.: Herbert Mil-
ton, Irma Jean.

Prof Record: Teaching Fellow m Botany at
UniC. of Calif.. ld26-27; Resear<-h Ass^^ in
Paleobotany of the Carnegie Inst of Wash-
ington (Berkeley, Calif.), 1927-29; Agent
U.S Dept of Agr., Otfice of Blister Rust
Control at Berkeley, 192^1-31 .Research Asst.
in Plant Pathology at the Citrus Expt. Sta
(Riverside); U.S. Dept. of Agr. Div. of
western Irrigation Agr.. 1934; Collaborator,.
U.S. Dept. of Agr., Div. of .Cotton and other
Fiber Crops and Diseases, since 19,36. Collab-
orator, de la Revista Lilloa, since 1937.
Publications: Numerous research papers in
tech journals dealing with the anatoniy of
fossil and modern woods, and the normal and
pathological structure of modern woody and
herbaceous plant.s.

Memberships: Botanical Soc. of Amer.; Inter-
nat Assn. of Wood Anatomists; Campus Club
(Riverside); Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Phi
Recreations: Gardening, hiking, and art.



Bun. Addrcsn: Ruhldoux, River-
side, Calir.

Home AddrcsN: ;j(vll Hoi-rhwood PI., lUversklo,

WEBBER, John Milton.

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

A.ssociatt', Cotton and other Fiber
Crops and Diseases, U.S. IX'pt. of Af,'r.
Born: Lincoln (Nelj.K Sept. 18, 1897 ; s. of
Lucene Ann (Hardin* and Dr. Herbert Jotin

Education: Micli. State Coll.; Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: B.Sc, 1925, M.S., 1927, and Ph.D.,
1930, Univ. of Calif.

Married: Irma E., d. of Edna (Alien) and
Eugene Arthur Sciimidt, in Berl<eley (Calif.),
May 1.3, 1927; ch. : Herbert Milton, Irma Jean.
Prof. Record: Plant Breeder, Coicer Pedigreed
Seed Co. (Hartsville, S.C), 1920-22; in Dept.
of Botany, Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley), 1926-
20, as Teaching Fellow, and Research Asso.,
1929-.31; Asso. Cytologist, Cotton and other
Filjer Crops and Diseases, Bur. of Plant In-
dustry, U.S. Dept. of Agr., since 1931; Coun-
cilor, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden,
since 1941.

Publications: Articles dealing with cyto-genet-
ics of cotton, tobacco, Sphaeralcea, Knipho-
fia ; Review of Poiyembryony.
Army Service: Pvt., U.S. Army, Sept. to Nov.,

Memberships: Amer. Assn. for Advancement
of Sci.; Amer. Genetic Assn.; Sigma Xi, Phi

jBms. Address: Rubidoux Laboratory, River-
side, Calif.

Home Address: 3644 Beechwood PI., Riverside,

WEBER, Carolyn

Manager, Friendly House Dining Room.
Born: Oakland (Calif.), June 12, 1898; d. of
. Kathryn Frances (Costello) and William Fran-
cis O'Dea.

Education: San Francisco (Calif.) private,
elem., high, and finishing schs.
Prof. Record: Asst. Chief Administrative
Clerk, U.S. Quartermaster Corps (Fort Ma-
son, Calif.), 1917-22; Secy.-Treas.. Stewart
Motor Corpn. of Calif., 1922-26; Secy., Willits
and Patterson, Importers and Exporters, 1926-
32; Asst. Dir., Code for Nat. Paint, Oil, and
Varnish Assn., 1932-33; free lance sales pro-
motion, pub. relations and publicity manag-
ing of several large campaigns, legislative
representative. 1935-40; at present. Owner
Mgr., Friendly House Dining Room; Past
State Pres., Calif. Fed. Bus. and Prof.
Women's Clubs (serving two terms. 19.35-37),
also Mem., Nat. Bd. of Dirs. of Nat. Fed.
for two terms, 1935-37.

Memberships: Western Women's Club (San
Francisco), Bus. and Prof. Women's (San
Francisco. Los Angeles and Laguna Beach,
Calif.) ; Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce
(Dir.); Delta Kappa Gamma (nat. sor.).
Religion: Christian.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Travel, gardening, culture of
begonias, camellias, ferns and exotic flowers.

Bus. Address: 1464 So. Coast Blvd., Laguna
Beach, Calif.

Home Address: 402 Avenue W, Laguna Beach,
Calif. *

WEBER, The Reverend Milton Silas,
A.B., B.D.

I'astor, Presbyterian Church.
Horn: St. Joseph (Mo.), 1894; s. of Sarah
(Schneider) and George Weber.
Education: I'ark Coll; Mo. Univ.; Chicago
Univ.; Oregon Univ.; Louisville Presbyterian

Degrees: A.B., Park Coll., 1917; B.D., Louis-
ville Presby. Seminary, 1920.
Married: Madge, d. of Alexander Bolton, In
Edinburgh (Scotland); ch.: Madge Nelll (b.
1920), Winnifred (b. 1925), and Milton (b.
1927) .

Prof. Record: Has been Pastor in Lawrence-
bury and Lebannon (Ky.), Manitowoc (Wis.),
Ravenwood Church (Chicago, 111.), Central
Church (Eugene. Ore.); now Pastor, Presby-
terian Ch., Alhambra (Calif.). Former CJover-
nor of Wis. Dist., Lions Club.
Directorships: Director, Community Chest,
Lions Club (Chmn., Edn. Com.), P.-T.A.
Thrift Shop Day Nursery, Alhambra Coordi-
nating Council, Boy Scouts Council, and Girl
Scouts Council.

Memberships: Alhambra Lions.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Independent.

Recreations: Golf, swimming, motoring, pho-

Bus. Address: Presbyterian (Church, Alhambra,
Home Address: 722 Irving, Alhambra, Calif.*

WEBSTER. Professor David Locke,

A.B., Ph.D.

Professor of Physics and Exec. Head of Dept.
and Coordinator of Civilian Pilot Training,
Stanford University.

Born: Boston (Mass.), Nov. 6, 1888; s. of Liz-
zie Florence (Briggs) and Andrew Gerrish

Education: Harvard Univ.
Degrees: A.B., 1910, and Ph.D., 1913, Har-
vard Univ.

Married: Anna Cutler (Woodman) in Cam-
bridge (Mass.), June 12, 1912; ch. : Nancy,
Helen (Mrs. Paul T. Feeley), David Locke,
and Cutler.

Prof. Record: Instr. in Math., 1909-12, Asst.
in Physics, 1911-14, Instr., 1915-17, Harvard
Univ. ; Asst. Prof, of Phvsics, Univ. of Mich.,
1917. Mass. Inst, of Tech., 1919-20; Prof, of
Physics, since 1920, Exec. Head of Dept. of
Physics since 1920, and Coordinator, Civilian
Pilot Training since 1939, Stanford Univ.

Publications: General Physics for Colleges
(with H. W. Farwell and E. R. Drew), 1923:
numerous articles in Physical Review and
Journal of Applied Physics; parts of 1941
edtns., Civil Pilot Training Manual and The
Flight Instructor's Manual of the Civil Aero-
nautics Adm.

Army Service: Commd. Lieut., Air Service,
U.S.A., 1917; Capt.. Oct., 1918: Pilot R.C.,
ranking as Capt., A.S.S.R.C, 1919-24.

Memberships: Nat. Academy Sciences; Amer.
Acad, of Arts and Sciences; Amer. Philos.
Soc: Amer. Physical Soc. ; Amer. Assn. of
Physics Teachers (Vice-Pres., 1933-34, Pres..
1935-36) ; Amer. Assn. for Advancement of
Science (Vice-Pres. and (21imn., Sect. B,
1932) ; Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.



Religion: Agnostic.

Recreatiotis : Flying, sailing.

Bus. Address: Stanford University, Calif.

Home Address: 516 Gerona Rd., Stanford

University, Calif.

WEBSTER. Professor Lloyd Eugene,

B.S., M.A.

Associate Professor of Health and Physical
Education, University of Southern California.
Born- Spring Valley (Wis.), Sept. 4, 1897; s.
of Clara May (Rooney) and Edward Lloyd

Education: Eau Claire and Walworth (Wis J,
pub high schs.; Lawrence Coll. (Appleton,
Wis )■ Univ. of Ore.; Columbia Univ.
Degrees: B.S., Univ. of Ore, 1926; IVI.A., Co-
lumbia Univ., 1928.

Married: Grace Mary, d. of Lillian and Fred-
eric Barlow, in Tacoma (Wash.), Nov. 10,
1923; ch.: Grale, Ned, Paul.
Prof Record: Dir. of Physical Edn., Univ
High Sch. (Eugene, Ore.), 1923-25, Ethical
ciuure Schs. (New York), 1926-28; Instr. in
fiygiene, Columbia Univ., 1926-28; Asso. Prof,
of Health and Phys. Edn., Univ. of So^ Calif
since 1928; Prof, of Phys. Edn , Colo. State
Coll. of Edn., summer sessions, 1933-34 Proi.
of Phys. Edn. and Health, Univ. of Wash.,
simmer, 1938; Dir., Div of Health, Phys.
Edn., and Recreation, Umv. of So. Cam.,
1933, 1939.
Publications: Contributing Ed., The Physical

Educator (a prof, mag.); articles on health

and phys. edn. in prof. mags.

Memberships: Pni Gamma Delta, Phi Delta

Kappa, Phi Epsilon Kappa.

Religion: Methodist.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Gardening and motoring.

Bus. Address: Univ. of Southern California,

Los Angeles, Calif.

Hojne Address: 5146 Deane Ave., Los Angeles,


Publications: Pedagogical Works for Vtohn
and Piano and Piano Solo (Carl Fischer Music
Publishing Co., N.Y.), 1920 and 1932. Special
articles on development of the secondary sym-
phony orchestra, experiments in music appre-
ciation for the deaf, in Musical Courier and
Miisic Educators National Journal.
Memberships: Los Angeles Musicians Guild.
Recreations: Reading, concerts and driving.
Bits. Adress: Halliburton Bldg., Los Angeles,

Home Address: 825 Dunsmuir Ave., Los Ange-
les, Calif.

WEED. Walter Harvey. M.E., F.G.S.A.

United States Geologist (retired).
Born: St. Louis (Mo.), May 1, 1862; s. of
Nellie S. (Jones) and Samuel R. Weed.
Education: Columbia Univ., Sch. of Mines.
Degrees: M.E., Columbia Univ., 1883.
Married: Anne, d. of William Kintscher, in
Chicago (111.), (by former marriage), ch.:
Walter Harvey, Jr., Eleanor (Mrs. Sharp),
Mary Hill, Almita P. (Mrs. McLaughlin).
Prof. Record: Geologist, U.S. Geological Sur-
vey, 1883-1906; Geologist, Gen. Development
Co. and Miami Copper Co., 1906-09; Cons.
Engr and Mgr. of several mining companies
in U S., Can., and Mex. Editor and Owner,
Mines Handbook, 1914-25; has been in con-
sulting practice in U.S. and elsewhere since

Publications: Geology of Butte, Montana,
1914; Copper Mines of the World, 1907; Na-
ture of Ore Deposits (Beck- Weed) ; many oth-
er publications of U.S. Geolog. Survey.
Memberships: Engineers Club; Fellow, Geo-
logical Soc. of Amer.; Alpha Delta Phi, Sig-
ma Tau.

Religion: Catholic.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Traveling.

Hoyne Address: 411 E. Las Flores Dr., Alta-
dena, Calif.

Other Addresses: c/o Co. Trust Company,
Scarsdale, N.Y.

WECKER. Karl. Mus.B., Mus.D.

state Supervisor, Southern California Music

Born: Norwalk (Ohio), June 21, 1900; s. of
Bessie (Lee) and Samuel E. Wecker.
Education: Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.
Degrees: Mus.B., 1925, Mus.D., 1927, Cincin-
nati Conservatory of Music.
Married: Elizabeth Baur, d of Henry H.
Grothaus, in Cincinnati (Ohio), Feb. 3, 1922;
ch. : Betty Lee and Karol.

Prof Record: Dir. of Music, Univ. of Cincin-
nati 1921-23; Conductor, Grand Rapids Sym-
phony Orchestra, 1923-40; Dir. of Music,
Grand Rapids Junior College, l?23-36; State
Dir of Federal Music Project, Mich., 1936-39,
State Supervisor, Southern Calif. Music Proj-
ect 1940— Additional posts in Grand Rapids
Conservatory of Music, Hope College, Hol-
land (Mich.), etc. Lectures on music and ex-
periments in music therapy for the insane,
univs., colleges, clubs, etc.
Directorships: State Supervisor So. Calif. Mu-
sic Project.

WEEKS. Professor Alanson,

M.D., F.A.C.S.

Surgeon; Clinical Professor of Surgery, Uni-
versity of California Medical School.
Born: Allegan (Mich.), Sept. 15, 1877; s. of
Julia (Shoemaker) and Harrison S. Weeks.
Education: Allegan High School; Univ. of
Mich., Dept. of Medicine and Surgery.
Degrees: M.D., Univ. of Mich., 1899.
Married: Belle A., d. of John T. Harmes in
San Francisco (Calif.), June 7, 1905; ch.:
Leonie (Weeks) Stewart.

Prof Record: Clinical Professor of Surgery,
Univ. of Calif. Medical School; Chief of Sur-
gery, St. Lukes Hospital; Consultant in Sur-
gery, emergency hospitals of San Francisco;
Consultant in Surgery, Childrens Hospital.
Aryny Record: Major, Medical Corps, U.S.
Army, World War I.

Decorations: Distinguished Service Medal.
Memberships: The Pacific Union, Family,
Olvmpic, Burlingame Country Clubs; Pacific
Coast Surgical Soc, Calif. State and San
Francisco County Med. Soc; Amer. Board of
Surgery Fellow, Amer. Colleges of Surgeons.



Biin. AddrciiH: 381 I'ost St., San Krnnclsco,


Home Address: ',) If) (Jri'on SI., San Francisco,



Owner and PubllshtM-, Clovls Tribune and
Frlant rrojector.

Born: Dubuque (lowaK Feb. 10, 1901; s. of
(McManigal) and Fred H. Welgel.
Education: Univ. of So. Calif.; Univ. of Du-
buque, 1919.

Married: Marion, d. of C. W. Baker, in Los
Angeles (Calif.), June 22, 1921; ch.: Fred, Jr.,

oyce, William, Marilyn.
Prof. Record: Began newspaper work, 1918,
witli Cliicago Tribune, later Political Writer
for Fresno Republican and other newspapers;
with San Francisco Chronicle as Bureau Man-
ager; later Owner and Publisher of the Clovis
Tribune and Friant Projector; also wrote and
directed radio programs. Called upon fre-
quently to do special features for newspapers
and other publications.

Publications: Has written many short stories.
Army Record: S.A.T.C, 1918.
Memberships: Masonic, Elks.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Fishing and hunting.
Bus. Address: Clovis, Calif.
Home Address: Shaw and Clovis Avenues.,
Clovis, Calif.

Other Address: 2585 No. El Molino Ave.,
Altadena, Calif. *

WEIL. Jr.. Conrad. A.B., LL.B.

City Attorney of Calistoga.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.), June 3, 1902;
s. of May Mitchell (spring) and Conrad Weil,

Public schools (San Francisco,

Education .

Degrees: A.B. (Civil Engr.), 1926, LL.B.,
1932, Stanford Univ.

Married: Persana Lovell, d. of Helene N. and
William L. Deimling in Hollister (Calif.), June
6. 1926; ch.: Nancy P., Conrad, Gertrude L.,
William J.

Prof. Record: Engineer, employed in firm of
Clyde C. Kennedy, Consulting Engr. (San
Francisco, Calif.), 1927-28; Supt. of Lemoore
Canal and Irrigation Co. (Lemoore, Calif.),
1928-29: Junior Hydraulic Engr. (Sacramento,
Calif.), Div. of Water Resources, 1929-30;
general law practice, 1933-40. City Attorney of
Calistoga (Calif.), 1934-40.

Memberships: Delta Theta Phi; Native Sons of
the CJolden West; Calistoga Lodge No. 233,
F.&A.M.; Calistoga Rotary.

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Fishing, stamp collecting, and
model railroading.

Bits. Address: Odd Fellows' Bldg., Calistoga,

Home Address: Diamond Mountain Rd., Calis-
toga, Calif.

WEIMAR, Jessie

Voice 'I'cachcr.

Horn: Missouri, Nov. 27, 1871; d. of Martha
Jane (Mall) and William Henry Weimar.
Education: Public and private schools; lioyal
Con.servatory (Leipzig, Germany;, also stud-
ied music in Europe ten years.
Prof. Record: Soprano .Soloist at the English
Roman Catholic Church and St. Lukes Chapel
(Paris, Fr.). Taught music In San Bernardino
and Redlands (Calif.); has held official posi-
tions in the Dominant Club, the Music Teach-
ers Assn. and the Eisteddfod organization.
Some of her pupils who have achieved success
are Minnie Gazzola-Love (soprano), Mary
Booth (contralto), Ruthellen Miller (soprano),
Gretchen Garrett (soprano), Mrs. H. M. Bar-
ton (contralto) and many others.
Memberships: Dominant Club (musical).
Religion: Christian Science.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Theatre and concert.
Bus. and Home Address: 642 So. Berendo, Los
Angeles, Calif. •

WEINBAUM. Sidney. B.S., Ph.D.

Research Fellow.

Born: Kameniets-Podolsk (Russia), Mar. 16,

1898; s. of Marya (Soroker) and Joachim


Education: High sch. and first two yrs. of

coll. in Russia; Calif. Inst, of Tech.

Degrees: B.S., 1924, and Ph.D., 1933, Calif.

Inst, of Tech.

Married: Angelina, d. of M. Litinski, in Riga

(Latvia), Aug. 9, 1928; ch.: Selina.

Prof. Record: Engr., Purox Co. (Los Angeles,

Calif.), 1925-29; Research Asst., 1929-33, and

Research Fellow in Chemistry, since 1933,

Calif. Inst, of Tech. (Pasadena).

Publications: Has written several scientific

papers published in technical journals.

Memberhips: Sigma Xi.

Recreations : Chess (Champion of Los Angeles,

1928); piano.

Bus. Address: California Inst, of Technology,

Pasadena, Calif.

Home Address: 1136 Steuben St., Pasadena,



Born: Austria-Hungary, May 7, 1880; s. of
Nettie (Pflaster) and Herman Weinberger.
Education: Public school in Denver (Colo.).
Married: Rebecca, d. of Ella and Morris A.
Levy in Denver (Colo.), Oct. 6, 1901; ch.:
Eleanor Epsten and Josephine Rosenfeld.
Bus. Record: Entered mortgage loan, insur-
ance and investment business, 1922.
Member.^hips : San Diego Club (Life Mem.);
Mortgage Bankers Assn. of San Diego (Past
Pres.>; Temple Beth Israel (Pres.); District
Grand Lodge No. 4, B'nai B'rith (Pres.) ; Soc.
of Residential Appraisers (Member) .
Religion: Jewish.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Volley ball and baseball.
Bus. Address: Bank of America Bldg., 625
Broadway, San Diego, Calif.

Home Address: 1312 - 12th Ave., San Diego,

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