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WHITSELL. Leon Otto

Lawyer, Civic Official (retired).
Born: Centerville (Iowa">, July 10, 1876; s. of
Isabella and George W. Whitsell.
Education: Schools in Farmington and Center-
ville (Iowa).

Married: Betty L., d. of Jefferson R. McKaig,
at Ottumwa (Iowa), Sept. 6, 1913; ch.: Leon
Jefferson, Robert H.

Prof. Record: Admitted to the bar, Iowa Su-
preme Court, 1900. Practiced law In Idaho
and Colorado, 1900-10. Farmed in Nevada and
Calif., 1910-25: Member, Board of Supervi-
sors, Orange Countv, 1923-25; Member, Calif.
Railroad Commn., July, 1925 to Dec. 31, 1938.
Retired, 1938 — .

Memberships: Commonwealth Club (San Fran-
cisco: all concordant Masonic Bodies (Past
Grand Master of Masons of Calif., 1938 to
1939 K Chairman of the Masonic Grand Lodge
History Committee, and Grand Secretary,
Grand" Lodge, F.&A.AL (replacing the late
John \\Tiicher, who held this position for over
thirty-three years) .



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Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Fishing: golf.

Home Address: 1565 Newlands, Burlingame,

Calif. *

WHITTAKER, George Simon

Poet; Editor and Publisher, Pleiade.s.
Born: Amity (Ore.), Oct. 13, 1897; s. of La-
vina (Thurber) and John William Whittaker.
Education: Lebanon (Ore.) High Sch.; Univ.
of Ore. (Eugene).

Bus. Record: Taught sch. in Oregon; has
written many articles, short stories, poems,
and has been included in different anthologies
of poetry, state and national. At present,
Editor and Publisher of Pleiades (an internat.
mag. of poetry).

Publications: Beggars of Destiny, 1935; books
of poems. Of Various Moods, 1930 and Blaz-
ing Altars, 1925.
Religion: Protetstant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Fishing, hiking.
Bus. and Home Address: 521 Douglas St., Los
Angeles, Calif. *

WHITTLE, Harold f loyd. B.S.

President, H. F. Whittle Investment Co.
Born: Vinton (Iowa), Dec. 6, 1890; s. of Lou-
ise (Williamson) and Albert Tilton Whittle.
Education: West Waterloo High Sch. (Water-
loo, Iowa) .

Degrees: B.S., Northwestern U., 1914.
Married: Ruth lone, d. of Mr. and Mrs. Alex-
ander E. Glenny in Waterloo (Iowa), Sept. 3,
1916; ch.: Hal, Alexander, Margaret.
Bus. Record: Asst. Industrial Commr., Chi-
cago Assn. of Commerce; Secy., Winona Assn.
of Commerce (Minn.); Cashier, Winona Nat.
Bank; Asst. Credit Mgr., Dayton Co. (Minne-
apolis) ; Pres., H. F. Whittle Investment Co,
of Minn.; Vice-Pres., Acacia Mutual Life Ins.
Co. (Washington, D.C.); at present, is Pres.,
H. F. Whittle Investment Co. (Los Angeles,
Calif.), (dealing in mortgage investments).
Directorships: Pres., Los Angeles YMCA;
Pres.., So. Calif. Mortgage Bankers Assn.;
Vice-Pres., Northwestern U. Alumni Assn.;
Mem., Bd. of Governors, Mortgage Bankers
Assn. of Amer.; Mem. of Nat. Council, YMCA.
Memberships: Country (Los Angeles), Athletic
(Los Angeles) Del Mar (Santa Monica) Clubs;
Phi Kappa Psi Frat.
Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican (Republican Club of Bev-
erly Hills and Los Angeles).
Recreations: Golf, trout fishing.
Bus. Address: 530 W. Sixth St., Los Angeles,
Calif.

Home Address: 521 No. Ilillcrest Rd., Beverly
Hills, Calif. *



WHITWORTH, Brigadier General Peg-
ram. U.S.Army, B.S.

Army Officer (retired) ; Member, Board of
Police Commissioners, City of Los Angeles.
Born: Mansfield (La.), Aug. 5, 1871; s. of
Laura (Pegram) and William Thomas Whit-
worth.



Education: U.S. Military Acad. (West Point,

N.Y.).

Degrees: B.S., U.S., Military Acad., 1894.

Married: Emeline Cole, d. of Lola and Wil-
liam Oury Smith, in Manila (P.I.), Apr. 18,
1899; ch.: Pegram, Jr.

Army Record: After grad. from Military
Acad., 1894, promoted to a Second Lieut.,
Infantry, assigned to Fort Bliss (Tex.); Aide
to Gen. Arthur Mac.^rthur (Philippines), 1898-
1900, taking part in the capture of Manila;
returned to U.S., 1901; Constructing Quarter-
master, Fort Crockett (Galveston, Te.xas),
1908-12; Panama Canal Zone, 1912-15; Instr.,
commanding the First Battalion in the First
Res. Officers Training Camp, Presidio of San
Francisco (Calif.), 1917; promoted to Colonel,
Nat. Army and went to France with 91st Div.,
1918; promoted to Brig. Gen., U.S. Army, in
71st Brigade, 36th Div., 1918-19; returned to
grade of Lieut. Col., July, 1919; Chief of
Staff, Second Div., 1932-33; Brig. Gen., U.S.
Army, 1933, commanding the sixth Infantry
Brigade and the post of Fort Douglas (Utah) ;
retired from active duty, Aug., 1935; at pres-
ent is a Member, Board of Police Commis-
sioners, City of i^os Angeles (Calif.).

Awards: Three Silver Stars and cited for bra-
very in action against the Spanish and Philip-
pino Forces in Manila (P.I.); cited by Mar-
shal Retain, A.E.F., 1919; Cross of Military
Service, U.D.C. of Louisiana, 1927.

Memberships: Mason, Scottish Rite, Shriner;
Amer. Legion, Veteran of Foreign Wars; Nat.
Sojourners.

Religion: Christian Science.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hunting, fishing, tennis, and

golf.

Bus. Address: City Hall, Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Addre.fs: 10950 Wellworth Ave., W. Los

Angeles, Calif. *



WHYBURN, Professor William Mar-
vin. A.B., M.A., Ph.D.

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

Born: Lewisville (Te.xas), Nov. 12. 1901; s. of
Eugenia (McLeod) and Thomas Whyburn.
Education: Univ. of Te.xas (Austin); Nat. Re-
search Fellow, Harvard Univ., 1927-28.
Degrees: A.B., 1922, M.A., 1923, Ph.D., 1927,
U. Of Texas.

Married: Marie, d. of Joseph Barfield in San
Anionio (Te.xas), Dec. 29, 1923; ch.: Willa
Marie, Clifton Thomas.

Prof. Record: Asst. Prof, of Math., Texas
A.&M. Coll., 1924-25; Asso. Prof., 1925-26,
and Prof, of Math., 1926-28, Te.xas Tech.
Coll.; Asst. Prof, of Math., U. of Calif. (Los

Angeles), 1928-30, Asso. Prof., 1930-38, Prof.,

since 1938.

Directorships: Mem. of Council, Amer. Math.

Soc; Mem. of Section A Com., Amer. Assn.

for Advancement of Science.

Publications: Has published numerous articles

in mathematical journals.

Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi;

Rotary.

Religion: Methodist.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Camping, fishing. '



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Bun. Address: ■10f> IIil|,'.irtl Ave. Los Angeles,
Calif.

Home AiUli(^ss: n.i Malcolm Ave.. Los Ange-
les, Calif.

WHYTE. James Gordon. A.B., LL.B.

L.i\v.\oi-; Mi'iiiliLM- ol liiiii, AUard, VVhyle &
ijrovvnsbcrger.

Born: Onlario (Calif.), 19()H; s. of Charlotte
(Leai-h) and Krederlck E. Whyte.
Education: Pomona Coll.; Univ. of So. Calif.;
Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., Pomona Coll., 19128; LL.B.,
Univ. of Calif., liWJ.

Married: Eleanor, d. of Clarence S. Crook-
s.iank, in Santa Ana (Calif.), 1937; ch.: Fred-
erick Edwin (b. 1939).

Prof. Record: Associated with Allard, Stead
& Whyte, 1932-35; Mom., Allard & Whyte,
now Allard, Whyte & Brownsberger, since
1935; Atty. for Pomona First Federal Savings
and Loan Assn., since 1939.
Directorships: So. Service Co., Ltd.
Memberships: Kiwanis; University (Lo.s Ange-
les, Claremont) ; Order of the Coif; Gamma
Eta Gamma.

Religion: Protestant, Congregational.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Badminton, bridge, and bowling.
Bus. Address: 313 First National Bank Bldg.,
Pomona, Calif.

Home Address: j.200 Berkeley, Claremont,
Calif. *

WIBOLTT, (Jack) Rage Christian

Artist, Sculptor.

Born: Middelfart (Denmark), Nov. 10, 1894;
s. of Jolianne (Christensen) and Julius Wi-
boltt.

Education: Soro Acad.; Vermehrens Acad, of
Art (Copenhagen) ; Royal Acad, of Art (Char-
lottenburg, Copenhagen) ; Giersing Sch. of Art
(Copenhagen).

Prof. Record: Sculptures and paintings ex-
hibited for the first time. Royal Acad. (Char-
lottenburg), 1913; Mem. of the Tree (well
known modern art group in Scandinavia) :
belonged to the Free Exhibitors and showed
with them for several yrs. ; held first one-man
show in Danish Art Gallery, 1917; worked
with ceramics in Danish ceramic factory;
painted portraits for several well-known peo-
ple in Europe. Came to the U.S., 1919, lived
in New York and San Francisco, and for the
past eighteen yrs. in Los Angeles. Executed
four large murals for Fox Theatre (Los An-
geles, Calif.), 1925; paintings for Jr. Coll.;
has shown works in all important art shows
in Calif., as well as many one-man shows,
last one in Stendahl Gallery (Los Angeles) ;
works are reproduced in Book on American
Art of Today. Represented in New York and
San Francisco World Fairs; did the murals
and interior of the Danish Bldg., Treasure
Island (San Francisco) ; paintings are owned
by pvt. collectors both in Amer. and Europe;
has executed portraits for well-known people
in Amer.

Mejnberships: Amer. Artists Congress.
Religion: Lutheran.

Recreations: Swimmnig, hiking, out-of-door
sports.

Ho7ne Address: 3190 Clay St., San Francisco.
Calif. *



WICHER, The Reverend Professor Ed-
ward Arthur, A.li., M.A., li.D., D.D.

i'rofessor ol New 'I'csl .uiicnl Iiiti-ipi ('latlon,
San Francisco Theological Seminary.
Born: Peterborough ((Ontario), Dec. 14, 187iJ;
s. of Elizabeth (Lowrey) and Jiev. John Wood-
more Wicher.

Education: Jamlcson Ave. Coll. Inst. (Toron-
to) ; Univ. of Toronto; Knox CoU. (Toronto);
Halle Univ. (Germany).

Degrees: A.B , Univ. of Toronto, 1895; M.A.,
189(i, and B.D., 1899, Knox Coll.; D.D. (Hon.),
Park Coll. (Mo.), 1907.

Married: (1) Elizabeth Gordon, d. of Herbert
l.,anglois, in Toronto (Can.), Feb. 11, 1901.
(2) Ida Lucy, d. of Frederick Oberbeck of
Toronto, in San Anselmo (Calif.), Jan. 17,
1922; ch.: Rev. Herbert Woodmore, Rev. Ed-
ward Arthur, Jr., Mary Langlois, Elizabeth
Langlois (Mrs. Feaver).

Prof. Record: Ordained by Presbyn. Church
of Can., Nov. 17, 1900; Pastor, Claude (Ont.,
Can.), 1900-02, Union Church (Kobe, Japan*,
1902-04, St. Stephen's Presbyn. Church (St.
John, N.B.), 1904-05; Prof, of New Testament
Interpretation, San Francisco Theol. Sem.
(San Anselmo, Calif.), since 1905, and Vice-
Pre's., since 1937; Annual Prof., Sch. of Ori-
ental Re.search (Jerusalem"), 1928-29; Moder-
ator of Synod of Calif., 1937-38.
Publications: Jesus Christ the Same, Yester-
day, Today, and Forever; History of Pres-
byterian Church in California; The Parables
of Jesus.

Army Record: Overseas with YMCA in Malta,
Palestine, France, 1918-19.
Memberships: Rotary; Meadow Country Club;
Chi Alpha.

Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Mountain climbing, tennis, cut-
ting down trees.

Bus. Address: San Francisco Theological
Seminary, San Anselmo, Calif.
Home Address: 18 Kensington Rd., San An-
selmo, Calif.



WIDMEYER, The Reverend Professor
Charles Brenton. Ph.B., M.A., D.D.
Theologian, Clergyman.

Born: Berkeley Springs (W. Va.), July 19,
1884; s. of Lena (Ruppenthall) and George
Albert Widmeyer.

Education: Kingswood Coll. (Ky.); Bethany-
Peniel Coll.

Degrees: Ph.B., 1917, and M.A., 1918, Kings-
wood Coll.; D.D., Bethany-Peniel Coll., 1918.
Married: Maud Florine, d. of Joseph Logue, in
Hutchinson (Kan.), June 5, 1907; ch.: Helen
Florence (Mrs. Dowling), Charles Brenton, Jr.
Prof. Record: Has spent thirty-three yrs.
teaching in church colleges, nine of these yrs.
served as Coll. Pres.

Directorships: Mem., Gen. Bd., Church of the
Nazarene (Kansas City, Mo.).
Publications: Five Hundred Bible Questions,
1925; Church Catechism (parts I., II., III.),
1935.

Memberships: Pi Gamma Mu.
Religion: Church of the Nazarene.
Politics: Prohibition.
Recreations: Travel, hunting, and fishing.



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Bus. Address: Howard at Bresee, Pasadena,

Calif.

Ho7ne Address: 1185 Bresee Ave., Pasadena,

Calif.

WIECZOREK, Max

Artist; Founder-Pres., Foundation of Western
Art.

Borti- Breslau (Germany), Nov. 22, 1863; s.
of Bertha (Gartner) and Joseph Wieczorek.
Education: Karlsruhe Art Academy, under
Ferdinand Keller; Weimar Art Acad., under
Max Tedy.

Married: Ida Luer of N.Y. City; ch.: Amy
Bertha Caroline (Mrs. Robert O. Beardsley),
Ma.xine (Mrs. Henry M. Watts, Jr.). (2)
Gertrud Besser, of Long Beach (Calif.),
Mar. 14, 1929.

Prof Record: Came to the United States in
1893 and was naturalized in 1921. Has works
on permanent exhibition in Engmeers Club
(New York City), Denishawn Sch. of Dancing
(New York City), Library of Chaffey Union
High Sch. (Ontario, Calif.), Library of Virgil
Jr High Sch.. City Hall, and Los Angeles
Museum (all in Los Angeles). Founder-Pres.,
Foundation of Western Art.
Publications: Contr. to Avierican Magazine of
Art, Art Digest, California Graphic, etc.
Awards: Silver Medfl, Panama-Calif. Expo-
sition (San Francisco), 1915; William Preston
Harrison Prize (Calif. Art Club), 1918; Merit
Prize (Laguna Beach, Calif. Art Assn.),
1920-22- H. E. Huntington Prize (Calif. Water
Color Soc), 1923; Award of Merit (Bookplate
Assn. Internat.), 1926; Second Prize (Calif.
State Fair), 1927; Second Prize (Los Angeles
Co. Fair), 1927; Gold Medal (Pacific South-
west Exposition, Long Beach, Calif.), 1928.
Meinberships: Amer. Artists Prof. League;
Amer. Federation of Arts; Amer. Water Color
Soc; Chicago Galleries Assn.; Fine Arts Soc.
(San Diego), Laguna Beach Art Assn.; New
York Water Color Club, Painters' and Sculp-
tors' Club; Los Angeles Athletic, and Com-
mercial (Hon. Mem.), (both in Los Angeles).
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Hollingsworth Bldg., Los Ange-
les, Calif.

Hoyne Address: 20 - 37th PI., Long Beach,
Calif.

WIEL. Eli Hecht

Manufacturer; President, Buckingham &
Hecht

Born: Baltimore (Md.), July 17, 1873; s. of
Henrietta (Hecht) and Lewis P. Wiel.
Education: Public schools.
Married: Elsa, d. of Sigmund Rosenbaum, in
San Francisco (Calif.), June 1, 1910; eh.:
Elizabeth (Mrs. Malcolm A. Ramsay).
Directorships: President of Buckingham &
Hecht, S.O.S. Mfg. Co., and Cleanser Prod-
ucts Co.; Vice-Pres., Dumbarton Bridge Co.
Memberships: Stock Exchange Club, Lower
Calif. Hunting, Los Altos Country, Stan-
ford Golf, Pacific Rod & Gun, Redwood Sport,
and Fly Casting clubs.
Religion: Hebrew.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hunting, fishing, and golf.
Bus. Address: 25 First St., San Francisco,
Calif.



Home Address: Polhemus Ave., Atherton,
Calif. Summer: Moose, Jackson Hole, Wyom-
ing.

WIERSMA, Professor Cornelis A(dri-
anus) G(errit). B.Sc, M.Sc, D.Sc.
Associate Professor of Physiology, California
Institute of Technology.

Born: Naaldwijk (The Netherlands), 1905; s.
of Cornelia (Rijstenbil) and Klaas Wiersma.

Education: Univ. of Leiden, 1923-26; Univ. of
Utrecht, 1926-29.

Degrees: B.Sc, Univ. of Leiden, 1926; M.Sc,
1929, and D.Sc, 1933, Univ. of Utrecht.
Married: Jeanne J., d. of A. J. Netten, in The
Hague (The Netherlands), 1932.
Prof. Record: Asst. in Comparative Physiol-
ogy, Univ. of Utrecht, 1929-31; Dondersfonds
Research Fellow in Cambridge and Plymouth
(JiJng.), 1930-31; Chief Asst. in Med. Physiol-
ogy, Univ. of Utrecht, 1932-34; Asst. Prof.,
1932-34, and Asso. Prof, of Physiology since
1938, Calif. Inst, of Tech.
Publications: Numerous articles especially on
nerve-muscle physiology, particularly of Deca-
pod Crustaceans.

Memberships: Amer. Assn. for Advancement
of Science; Soc. Exp. Biol, and Med.; Amer.
Physiol. Soc; Sigma Xi.

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

Home Address: 1364 Cordova St., Pasadena.
Calif. •

WIESE, Herbert Frederick, D.D.S.

Dental Surgeon.

Born: Manning (Iowa), Apr. 11, 1896; s. of
Emma (Loechner) and Frank Adolph Wiese.
Education: Redlands High School, 1911-15;
Univ. of Redlands, 1918; Univ. of So. Calif.,
College of Dentistry, 1923.
Degrees: D.D.S., Univ. of So. Calif., Coll. of
Dentistry, 1923.

Married: Isabelle, d. of Ina (Follensby) and
Clarence Emerson Woodbury in Riverside
(Calif.), Mar. 11, 1922; ch.: Patricia M. and
Isabelle E.

Prof. Record: Eighteen years practice of Den-
tistry in Los Angeles; Dir., Los Angeles Dis-
trict Dental Soc, three years; Dir., Los Ange-
les County Dental Soc, two years.
Awards: Atwater Medal (proficiency in oper-
ative technic), Univ. of So. Calif., College of
Dentistry; Omicron Kappa Upsilon (nat.
schol. hon.).

Memberships: Omicron Kappa Upsilon; Free
and Accepted Masons ; Pi Chi Frat. ; Los An-
les Dental Soc, Los Angeles County Dental
Soc, Amer. Dental Soc.
Religion: Protestant (Baptist).
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf, weaving, camellia culture.
Bus. Address: 912 Hollingsworth Bldg., Los
Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1708 Ard EevinAve., Glendale,
Calif.

WIGGINS. Professor Ira Loren,

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

Professor of Biology (Botany) and Director of

Natural History Museum, Stanford University.



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Born: Maillson (Wis.), Jan. 1, 1K09; n. of Min-
nie M. {TalbolU and Kdward T. WI^Klns.
EducatUm: Occidental Coll.; Stanford Univ.;
Univ. of Calif.

Dcgrccii: A.B., Occidental Coll., 1922; M.A.,
1925, and Ph.D., !<):«), Stanford Univ.
Married: Dorolhv, d. of IlUnol A, and Arthur
L. Hrucc, in Merced (Calif.), Aug. 20. 1923;
ch.: Bruce Leon, Donnallo Mae.
/')•()/. Record: Teacher, Durham High Sch.
(Butte Co., Calif.). 192;J-24; Instr. In Botany,
Occidental Coll., 1925-27. As.st. I'rof., 1927-29;
Asst. Prof.. 1929-;«i. and Asso. Prof, of Biol-
ogy (Botany), 19.!(i-1(), Prof, of Biology (Bot-
any) and Dir. of Natural History Museum,
Dudley Herbarium, Stanford Univ. (Calif.),
ince 1940.
Directorships: Pres., Calif. Botanical Soc,
1940.

Ptiblications : Twenty odd papers on taxon-
omy and geographical distribution of plants
in various journals.
Army Service: Pvt.. S.A.T.C, 1918.
Memberships: Amer. Botanical Soc, Amer.
Soc. of Plant Taxonomists, Amer. Soc. for the
Advancement of Sci., Amer. Fern Soc, West-
ern Soc. of Naturalists, Calif. Botanical Soc.
(Pres., 1940) ; Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Camping, fishing, and hiking.
Bus. Address: Dudley Herbarium, Stanford
University, Calif.

Home Address: 111 Pope St., Palo Alto,
Calif. *

WIGMORE, Leslie Warren. A.B.

Publisher, Orland Register.
Born: San Jose (Calif.), Feb. 19, 1889; s. of
Flora (Cottle) and William Henry Wigmore.
Education: Univ. of California (Berkeley).
Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Calif., 1910.
Married: Francis B.. s. of Ralph W. Marshall,
in Berkeley (Calif.), Oct. 5, 1912; ch.: Mrs.
Francis Wigmore Jacobs.

Prof. Record: Editorial Staff. San Francisco
Chronicle, 1912-14; Publisher and Owner of
Orland (Calif.) Register, 1914 — .
Directorships: Vice-Pres. and Dir., 42nd Agri-
cultural District; Past Pres., Mt. Lassen Area
Council, Boy Scouts of America.
Memberships: Alpha Chi Rho; Orland Kiwanis.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Antique furniture, gardening,
golf, scouting.

Bus. Address: Orland Register, 323 Walker
St.. Orland, Calif.
Home Address: 111 Colusa St., Orland. Calif.*

WILBUR. Crane

Radio Producer and Editor.

Born: Athens (New York), Nov. 17th; s. of

Caroline and Henry Wilbur.

Married: Lenita Lane, in Santa Ana (Calif.),

April 18. 1937.

Prof. Record: Producer and Editor "Big

Town" program over CBS. coast-to-coast,

starring Edward G. Robinson.

Religion: General faith.

Politics: Democrat.



h'l rrratiimn: Fl.shlng, reading.

H\is. AddrcHH: KWO No. Vine St., HollywrxxJ,

Calif.

Home Address: Van Nuy.s, Calif. *

WILBUR, Professor Earl Morse.

A.B., A.M., S.T.B., D.D.
Professor Emeritus of Practical Theology. Pa-
cific Unitarian School for the Ministry.
Born: Jericho (Vt.). April 26. 1866; s. of
Mercy Jane (Mor.se) and La Fayette Wilbur.
Education: Essex Classical Inst.; Univ. of Ver-
mont; Harvard Univ.; Univ. of Berlin; Univ.
of Calif. (Berkeley).

Degrees: A.B., 1886, D.D., 1910, Univ. of
Vermont; A.M., S.T.B., 1890, Harvard Univ.
Married: Dorothea DIx. d. of Rev. Dr. Thom-
as Lamb Eliot, in Portland (Ore.). June 30,
1898; ch.: Elizabeth Fuller.
Prof. Record: Asso. Minister and Minister,
First Unitarian Ch. (Portland, Ore.), 1890-
98; Independent Congregational Ch. (Mead-
ville. Pa.), 1899-1904; Pacific Unitarian Sch.
for the Ministry, Organizer and Dean. 1904-
11. Pres.. 1911-31, Prof, of Practical Theology,
1904-34 (now Emeritus) ; Tutor, Meadville
Theological School, 1901-04; Tutor, Unitarian
College (Manchester, England), 19.33; Lectur-
er, Manchester College (Oxford). 1934; Re-
search in Europe on Unitarian Hist., 19.32-34;
Guggenheim Fellow, 1932-33; Hibbert Fellow,
1933-34; Pac States Field Secy., Amer. Uni-
tarian Assn., 1908-14.

Publications: History of First Unitarian
Church of Portland, Oregon, 1898; History of
Independent Congregational Church of Mead-
ville, Pennsylvania, 1902; Our Unitarian Her-
itage, 1925; Translator of Servetus, De Trin-
itatis Errorib'is, 1932; Life of Thomas Lamb
Eliot, 1937.

Memberships : Phi Delta Theta, Phi Beta Kap-
pa; Berkeley, Faculty.
Religion: Unitarian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Mountaineering.
Home Address: 21 Mosswood Rd., Berkeley.
Calif.

WILBUR. Ray Lyman, A.B., M.A.,
M.D., LL.D., Sc.D.

Ex-Secretary of the Interior; Educator.
Born: Boonesboro (Iowa), April 13. 1875; s.
of Edna Maria (Lyman) and Dwight Locke
Wilbur.

Education: Stanford Univ.; Cooper Medical
Coll.: student in medicine at Frankfurt-on-
the Main and London, 1903-04, and at Univ.
of Munich, 1909-10.

Degrees: A.B., 1896, M.A.. 1897, Stanford U,
M.D., Cooper Med. Coll.. 1899. LL.D.. U. of
Calif.. U. of Ariz., 1919, U. of Pa., 1925. U.
of N.M.. 1928. U. of Pittsburgh, U. of Chi-
cago, 1929, Duke U., Maryland U.. Princeton
U., Rochester U.. 1930. Tusculum U., Puerto
Rico. Yale U.. New York U., U. of State of
New York v Albany), U. of So. Calif., 1931,
Dartmouth. Illinois Wesleyan. 1932. Sc.D.,
Syracuse U.. 1924, Western Reserve U., 1931.
M.A. in Med., Hahnemann Med. Coll. (Phila.),
1930.

Married: Marguerite May Blake of San Fran-
cisco (Calif.), Dec 5. 1898; ch.: Mrs. Jessica
Ely; Blake Colburn; Dwight Locke; Mrs. Lois
Proctor Hopper; Ray Lyman, Jr.



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Prof. Record: Instr., Physiology, Stanford U.,
1896-97; Lecturer and Demonstrator, Physiol-
ogy, Cooper Medical Coll., 1899-1900; Asst.
Prof., Phvsiologv, Stanford U., 1900-03; Prof,
of Medicine. 1909-16; Doan of the Med. Sch.,
Stanford, 1911-16; Pres., Stanford U., since
1916, leave of absence, 1929-33; Secy, of
Interior in Cabinet of Pres. Hoover, 1929-33;
Chief of Conservation Div., U.S. Food Admin-
istration (Washington, D.C.), 1917; Member,
Calif. State Council of Defense, 1917; Region-
al Ednl. Dir., S.A.T.C, Dist. No. 11, 1918;
Pres., Calif. State Conf. of Soc. Agencies,
1919; Council of Social and Health Agencies
(San Francisco I, 1922-25; Chmn., Exec. Com.,
Survey of Race Relations on Pacific Coast,
1922-24; Mem.. Med. Council U.S. Veterans
Bur. since 1924, Chmn., 1924-29; Vice-Pres.,
San Francisco Communitv Chest, 1927-29 and
Member, Bd. of Dirs., 1926-29 and since 1939;
Delegate to 6th Pan-Arher. Conf. (Havana),
1928; Member, Pacific Council of Institute of
Pacific Relations, Chmn., Honolulu Confer-
ences of Inst., 1925 and 1929, and Chmn.
Kxec. Com. San Francisco Bay Region Group
since 1936, and of Amer. Council .=ame Inst.,
since 1940; Member, State Park Commn. of
Calif., 1928-29; Chmn., ted. Oil Conservation
Bd., 1929-33; Chmn., Com. on Costs of Med.
Care, 1927-35; Pres., Better Homes in Amer.,
1929-35; Chmn., White House Conf. on Child
Health and Protection. 1929-31; Climn., Nat.
Advisory Com. on Jlliteracy, 1930-31: Mem-
ber, Migratory Bird Conservation Commn.,
1929-33; Member, Timber Conservation Bd.,
1929-33; INIember, Med. Advisory Bd. Amer.
Leprosv Fdn. since 1936; Pres., Calif. Soc. for
Promotion of Med. Res., 1938.

Directorships: Trustee, Rockefeller Founda-
tion, 1923-40, Gen. Edn. Bd., 1930-40; Council
on Med. Edn. and Hosp. of Amer. Med. Assn.,
1920-23 and since 1925, Chmn. since 1929; Nat.
Pres., Motion Picture Res. Council since 1935;
Pres., Amer. Soc. Hygiene Assn. since 1936;
Chmn. Central Com., World Citizens Assn.
since 1938; Pres., Calif. Physicians Service
since 1939; Nat. Exec. Bd., Boy Scouts of
Amer. since 1939; Pres., Pacific House, Inc.,
1941.

Awards: Comdr., Order of Leopold II, 1920;
Honor Cross of German Red Cross, 1925;
Chevalier, Legion d'Honneur (Fr.i, 1920.

Publications: Annual Reports of Secy, of Inte-
rior, 1929-30-31-32; "Hoover Dam Contracts"
(with Northcutt Ely), 1933; "Construction of
Hoover Dam" (with Elwood Mead», 1933;
Conservation (with Wm. Atherton DuPuy),
1931; Stanford Horizons, 19.36; Hoover Poli-
cies (with Arthur M. Hyde), 1937; March of
Medicine, 1938; Human Hopes, 1940.



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