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D.S.M., U.S.Army, B.S.

Army Officer (deceased Feb. 24, 1941).

Born: Winchester (Ky.), Oct. 4, 1864; s. of
Caroline Sinclair (Hord) and William Winn.

Education: U.S. Military Academy; Centre
Coll.; Army War Coll., 1916.

Degrees: B.S., United States Military Acad-
emy, 1886.
Married: Katherine, d. of Jess (Collins) and



Samuel McCord, in Milwaukee (Wisconsin),
Oct. 15, 1910.

Army Record: Commd., 2nd Lieut., 1st Inf.,
July 1, 1886; 1st Lieut., 12th Inf., Apr. 28,
1893; Capt., Mar. 2. 1899; Major, 1,3th Inf.,
June 5. 1909; Adj. Gen., July 2, 1912; Lieut. -
Col., 16th Inf., Feb. 2, 1915; Col., 24th Inf.,
July 1, 1916; Brig. Gen., N.A., Aug. 5, 1917;
Maj. Gen., Oct. 1, 1918; Brig. General, U.S.
A., Oct. 2, 1921; promoted Maj. Gen., U.S.A.,
Dec. 2, 1922. In Sioux Indian Campaign,
1890-91; Prof. Mil. Science and Tactics, U.
of Calif., 1893-97; in Cuba, Spanish-Amer.
War, 1898; nominated Bvt. Capt. "for gall-
antry in action" at El Caney, July 1, 1898;
assisted in subduing Philippine Insurrection,
1899-1901; nominated Bvt. Major, "for gall-
antry in action," at Angeles, Luzon, Aug.

16, 1899; Mexican Punitive Expdn., 1916;
Mil. Secy, of Lieut. Gen. Arthur MacArthur,
1907-09; in command of 177th Infantry Brig-
ade, Camp Funston (Kan.), Sept. 5, 1917-
May, 1918 and Sept. 7-Nov. 11, 1918, 89th
Div., Nov. 5-12, 1917, Nov. 26, 1917-April
12, 1918, May 31-Sept. 6, 1918, and Nov.
12, 1918, till demobilization, June, 1919;
Commd. Camp Custer, Mich., June, July,
1919; remanded to regular rank of Colonel,
U.S.A., 37th Inf., July 31, 1919. In front
line, sector northwest of Toul, St. Mihiel
Drive, Meuse-Argonne operations and with
Army of Occupation in Germany. Insp. Gen.,
Aug. 20, 1920; Insp., 2nd Corps Area, Sept.

17, 1920-Mav 8, 1921; Gen. Staff, Chief of
Staff, 2nd Corps Area. May 9, 1921, Oct.
24, 1921; Commd. 4th Coast Arty. Dist., Ft.
McPherson (Ga.), Jan. -Dec, 1922, and 4th
Training Camp (McClellan, Ala.), Apr. -Sept.,
1922; retired, Dec. 5, 1922.

Awards: D.S.M. ; Croix de Guerre, 2 palms;
Comdr., Legion d'Honneur; Citations by War
Dept. for gallantry in Cuba, 1898, Spanish-
Amer. war and during Philippine Insurrection
in Luzon, 1899.

Memberships: Army and Navy Club (Washing-
ton); Commonwealth (Calif.), Army and
Navy (San Francisco), Union League (San
Francisco) Clubs; Sigma Chi; Mason.
Home Address: 2065 Cowper St., Palo Alto,
Calif. *



WINSLOW. Carleton Monroe. F.A.I.A.

Architect.

Born: Damari.scotta (Maine); s. of Clara
Ariminta (Hunt) and Edwin Harvey Winslow.
Education: Public schools in Maine; Atelier
Chifflot Fr&res (Paris).

Married: Helen, d. of Adalinc (Meech) and
Robert Hume, in Warsaw (N.Y.), Sept. 3,
1910; ch.: Carleton Monroe, Jr.
Prof. Record: Architect with San Diego Exp.,
1911-16; Practice, San Diego (Calif.) 1911-17,
Los Angeles, 1917 — , branch office, Santa
Barbara, 1918 — ; Mem., Amer. Tnst. of Archi-
tects, Calif. State Assn. of Architects.
Directorships: Trustee, Los Angeles Art Assn.;
Life Member, Santa Barbara Museum of
Natural Hist. ; Trustee, Episcopal Home for
the Aged, Diocese of Los Angeles; Vice-Pres.,
Church Architectural Guild of Amer. (New
York).

Publications: Miscellaneous articles for archi-
tectural journals.

Army Record: Second Battalion, Naval Mil-
itia,, State of New York, 1904-10.
Memberships: Calif. Soc, Sons of the Revolu-
tion (Past Pres.); Calif. Soc. of Colonial
Wars (Past Gov.); Alpha Rho Chi (Hon.);



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Santa Barbara Club (Santa Barbara); Asso.

Ucscontlants KnlRlUs of the Garter, Windsor

(England).

Religion: Episcopal.

Politics: Republlcun.

Rccreatinnn: Travel, Ronealoglcal research.

Bits. Address: Architects Bldg., Los Angeles,

Calif.

Home Address: 1943 Laughlin Park Dr., Los

Angeles, Calif. •



WINSTEIN. Saul. A.B., M.A., Ph.D.

Instrucldr in Chemistry, University of Cali-
fornia (Los Angeles).

Born: Montreal (Canada), Oct. 8, 1912; s.
of Ann (Dick) and Louis Winstein.
Education: Univ. of Calif., Los Angeles; Calif.
Institute of Technology.

Degrees: A.B., 1934, M.A., 1935, Univ. of
Calif.; Ph.D., Caltech, 1938.
Married: Sylvia, d. of Anna and Herman
Levin, In Los Angeles, Sept. 3, 1937.
Prof. Record: Research Fellow in Chemistry
at Caltech, 1938-39; Nat. Research Fellow in
Chemistry at Harvard Univ., 1939-40; Instr.
in Chemistry at Illinois Tech., 1940-41; Instr.
in Chemistry at Univ. of Calif., 1941 — .
Publications: Author and co-author of 17
scientific research articles.
Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Lambda
Upsilon; Amer. Chemical Soc.
Recreations: Handball.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 10673y2 Wilkins Ave., West
Los Angeles, Calif.



WINTER, Alice Ames, A.B., M.A.
Litt.D.

Author, Clubwoman, Business Executive; Dir-
ector, Community Service, Motion Picture Pro-
ducers and Distributors of America.
Born: Albany (N.Y.) ; d. of Reverend Doctor
Charles Gordon Ames.
Education: Wellesley College.
Degrees: A.B., 1886, A.M., 1889, Wellesley
College; Litt.D., Univ. of So. Calif. (Hon.).
Married: Thomas Gerald, s. of Thomas Gerald
Winter, in Leeds (England); ch. : Edith (Mrs.
Paul McGinnis).

Prof. Record: Pres., Gen. Fed. of Women's
Clubs, 1920-24; Contributing Editor, Ladies
Home Journal, 1924-28; Exec, Motion Pic-
ture Producers and Distributors of America,
1928; Chmn., Council of Defense, World War
I (Minnesota) ; member of 12 social welfare
organizations.

Publications: Prize to the Hardy; Jewel Weed;
Spiritual autobiography. Business of Being a
Club Woynan; Heritage of Women; and about
100 mag. articles.

Memberships: Hon. Pres., Gen. Fed. of Wo-
men's Club; Hon. Member, New Century
Club of Philadelphia; Clio of New York; Wo-
men's Club of Minneapolis; Friday Morning
and Ebell Clubs of Los Angeles; Shakespear-
ean Club of Pasadena.
Religion: Liberal.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 5504 Hollywood Blvd., Holly-
wood, Calif.



Ilumi: AildrcHs: 12.35 .Sollta Rd., Pa.sadena,
Calif. •



WIRE, Harold Channing

Writer.

Born: Pomona (Calif.), Fob. 9, 1899; s. of
Loetta (Parr) and Fr.-jnk W. Wire.
Education: Public schools (Pomona, Calif.);
Pomona College; Columbia Univ.
Married: Gertrude, d. of Helen G. Anderson,
in Long Beach (Calif.), June 21, 1923; ch.:
Hugh Brinley, Jeremy Crosby.
Prof. Record: A.sst. Edit., Adventure Mag-
azine, 1921-22; Adv. Writer, Wendle P. Col-
ton Co. (New York City), 1925; Edit., Agwi
Steamship News, 1926; free-lance writer from
1926—.

Publications: Mountain Man, 1929; The Wit-
ness Tree, 1930 (Crowell); Marked Man (Ap-
plet on-Century), 1934; Indian Beef (Double-
day, Doran), 1940; magazine fiction, 1940, in
Saturday Evening Post, Liberty, Country Gen-
tleman, Cosmopolitan.

Arviy Service: Flying Cadet, U.S. Army Air
Service, 1918.

Memberships: Phi Delta Theta; Eugene Field
Society of Am. Journalists.
Religion: Congregational.

Recreations: Prospecting silver-gold claims in
Nevada.

Bus. Address: Laguna Beach, Calif.

Home Address: 671 Agate St., Laguna Beach,
Calif.

WIRIN, Abraham Lincoln, A.B., LL.B.
Lawyer.

Born: Russia, Apr. 11, 1900; s. of Sophie
(vVasserman) and Barnett Wirin.
Education: Harvard Univ.; Boston Univ.
Degrees: A.B., Harvard Univ., 1921; LL.B.,
Washington Univ., 1925.

Married: Helen McCormack in 1934; ch.:
William Bernard.

Prof. Record: Has law practice in Los An-
geles (Calif.), and is Atty. for Amer. Civil
Liberties Union and Congress of Industrial
Organizations.
Religion: Jewish.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Douglas Bldg., Los Angeles,

Calif.

Home Address: 2347 Silver Ridge Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif. •

WIRSCHING. Carl Bernardino,

B.S., C.E.

Commr., Bd. of Pub. Works, City of Los An-
geles.

Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), Sept. 10, 1886;
s. of Carlota E. (Valencia) and Robert E.
Wirsching.

Education: Univ. of So. Calif.

Degrees: B.S., 1910, and C.E., 1919, Univ.
of So. Calif.

Married: Bess A., d. of Frank P. Cochran, in
Los Angeles, Nov. 5, 1913; ch.: Patricia Ann,
Margaret Aileen.

Prof. Record: Co. Surveyor's Office (Los
Angeles). 1910-14; Co. Road Dept., 1914-17;
A.E.F. (France), 1917-19: Co. Road Dept.
(Los Angeles), 1919-22; Dept. of Pub. Works,
State of Calif., 1922-28; Mem., Bd. of Pub.



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Works (City of Los Angeles), 1929-32; Gen.
Mgr , Port of Los Angeles, 1933-34; Sales
Mgr Graham Bros. Rock Co. (Wrigley Co.),
1935-37; Candidate for Mayor, City of Los
Angeles, 1937-39; Mem., Bd. of Pub. Works,
City of Los Angeles, since 1939.
Army Service: Second Div., A.E.F., in France,
Major, C. of E.

Awards: Purple Heart, Silver Star (U.S.
Govt.); Croix de Guerre, Silver Star and
Bronze Star (French Govt.).
Memberships: Military Order of the Purple
Heart- Amer. Legion; Shriners; Skull and
Dagger; Theta Psi, Chi Phi; Blue Key.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Archery, fishing, and hunting.
Bus. Address: City Hall, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 780 Malcolm Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

WIRT, The Reverend Loyal Lincoln,

B.D., Sc.D., D.D., F.R.G.S.

Clergyman.

Born: Lament (Mich.), May 3, 1863; s. of
Sarah Orsborne (Potter) and The Rev.
David Wirt.

Education: Plymouth (Wis.) High School;
Jamestown Coll. (N.D.) ; Pacific Theol. Sem.
(Oakland, Calif.); studied abroad.
Degrees: B.D., Pacific Theol. Sem., 1890;
Sc.D., Armour Inst, of Theology, Chicago,
1912; D.D., Pacific Sch. of Religion, 1925.
Married: Harriet Eliot, d. of Robert G. Ben-
ton in Oakland (Calif.), Oct. 6, 1890; ch.:
J Benton, Rev. Williston, D.D., Monica
Alexandra (Mrs. Caine) ; Rev. Lincoln Brown,
Sherwood Eliot.

Prof. Record: Besides hoWing several pastor-
ates of Congregational church in Oakland
(Calif.), Brockton (Mass.), Brisbane (Austra-
lia) and Harrow (England;, Dr. Wirt has
served as Exec. Dir. of Denominational Mis-
sionary Enterprises, Internat. Relief Organ-
izations, and Eleemosynary Instns. at home
and abroad; built first Hosp. at Nome (Alas-
ka) during the gold rush, which is still being
conducted by the municipality; was first white
man to cross Alaska in mid-winter to bring
relief to starving camps, and the U.S. Govt,
has since used the trail he explored as mail
route to Northern mining towns, using relays
of dogs; Supt., Congregational Missions In
Alaska; Internat. Commnr., Near East Relief;
Founder, Casa Colina Home for Crippled Chil-
dren; Founder, Mexico Child Welfare Bureau.
Directorships: Dir., Natl. Council for Pre-
vention of War; Western Dir., Golden Rule
Foundation; Dir., China Relief.
Publications: Alaskan Adventures (Flemming
Revel) : As a Nation Thinketh; many mag.
articles.

Army Service: Capt., Amer. Red Cross in

France during World War I.

Awards: Near East Service Medal.

Memberships: Mason; Scrooby, Andiron Clubs

(Claremont); Rotary; Pi Gamma Mu (Soc.

Sci. Soc; Past Chancellor); Fellow, Royal

Geog. Soc. (Eng.).

Religion: Congregational.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf, roque, and traveling.

Home Address: 592 Mayflower Rd., Clare-
mont, Calif.



WISER, Ray B.

Farmer; Pres., Calif. Farm Bur. Federation.

Born: Manly (Iowa), Oct. 5, 1901; s. of Edith
Ann (Williams) and V. L. Wiser.

Education: Gridley High Sch.; Univ. of Calif.

Married: Elizabeth K., d. of Rev. H. H.
Haller, in Gridley (Calif.), Nov. 22, 1923;
ch.: Harry M., Ray H., Jr., Emerson E.,
Betty Jean.

Bus. Record: Lived on farm all his life and
operated his own ranch since 1921; produces
prunes, peaches, alfalfa, grain, beans, al-
monds, walnuts, and many other crops; has
been a Mem., Farm Bur. for twenty yrs.

Directorships: Pres., Calif. Farm Bur. Fed-
eration; Mem., Bd. of Dirs., Calif. Cannmg
Peach Assn.

Publications: Articles for Saturday Evening
Post and Pacific Rural Press.
Army Service: Capt., Res. Officers Training
Corps.

Memberships: Commonwealth (San Fran-
cisco) ; Otterbien Men's Brotherhood.



Religion: United Brethren.
Recreations: Fishing, hunting, horseback rid-
ing, tennis, and boating.

Bus. Address: 2161 Allston Way, Berkeley,
Calif.

Home Address: Rt. 1, Box 141, Gridley,
Calif.



WISHON. A. Emory, M.E.
Vice-President and Assistant General Manager
of Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
Born: St. James (Mo.), July 10, 1882; s of
Henrietta Millicent (Emory) and Albert
Graves Wishon.

Education: School of Mines and Metallurgy,
Univ. of Mo.

Degrees: M.E., Sch. of Mines and Metall.,
U. of Mo., 1908.

Married: Cora Hoen of Fresno (Calif.), July
30, 1906; ch.: Martha (Wishon) Jarrell and
A. Emory, Jr.

Bus. Record: Promoted Coalinga Water and
Electric Co. (Calif.). Introduced electricity
in oil well operations. Joined San Joaquin
Light and Power Corp. as Asst. Gen. Mgr. in
charge of So. Div. in 1910, Asst. Gen. Mgr. of
all properties of the Co., 1913, Gen. Mgr.,
1920-30, Pres., 1930-38. Pres., Yosemite
Portland Cement Corp. Dir., and Vice-Pres.,
and Asst. Gen. Mgr. of Pacific Gas and Elec-
tric Co.

Directorships: Dir., Vice-Pres., and Asst.
General Mgr., Pacific Gas and Electric Co.;
Pres Yosemite Portland Cement Corp. Dir.
and Vice-Pres., Valley Electrical Supply Co.;
Dir. and Pres., Wishon-Watson Company; Dir.
and Pres., Wishon & Olive, Inc.
Memberships: Mason (32°), Univ. Sequoia
(Fresno), Claremont Country (Oakland), Pa-
cific Union, Bohemian and Family Clubs (San
Francisco), Calif. Club (Los Angeles).
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 245 Market St., San Francisco,
Calif.

Home Address: 284 Mountain Ave., Piedmont,
Calif.



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WITH, Professor Karl E., Ph.D.

Aulhor; Leciurci-; I'rof., Culit'. Gratl. Sch. of
Design.

Born: Bremenhaven, June 22, 1891; s. of
Henny (Roters) und Carl With.
Education: Univ. of Berlin; Univ. of Munich;
Univ. of Vienna.

Degrees: Ph.D., Univ. of Vienna, 1918.
Married: Gerda, d. of Ludwig Becker, In
Hamburg, Mar. 4, 1910.

Prof. Record: Spent many yrs. In traveling
and research work in Europe, China, Japan,
French India. Dutch East India, Egypt, etc. ;
Dir., of Kolkwang Mus. (Ilagen), 1919-21;
Curator. Yi-Yuan Collections (Amsterdam),
1921-25; Dir. and Prof, of Hist, of Design at
the Sch. of Industrial Design (Cologne), 1931-
33; Dir. of the Museum of Applied Arts (Co-
logne), 1928-33; at present Is Prof, at the
Calif. Grad. Sch. of Design, Pasadena
(Calif.); Author and Lecturer.

Publicdtions: Author of over fifteen books
and many articles; some of his books are:
Island of Bali. 1920; Buddhist Sculpture in
Japan, 1919; Architecture and Sculpture of
Java, 1922; The Painter, Marc Chagall, 1925;
The Collection Yi-Yuan, 1926; Applied Arts,
1932; The Motiv of Mother and Child, 1933.
Religion: Lutheran.

Bus. Address: Carmelita Garden, Pasadena,
Calif.

Hoyne Address: 151 W. Walnut St., Pasadena,
Calif.

WITHERSPOON, Thomas Casey, M.D.

Surgeon (retired).

Born: Natchez (Miss.). May 25, 1868; s. of

Mary Ann (Conner) and Thomas Casey With-

erspoon.

Education: St. Louis High Sch.; Mo. Med.
Coll. (Wash. Univ.).

Degrees: M.D., Mo. Med. Coll, 1889.
Married: Rita, d of Robert DeCourtney, in
Butte (Mont.), Dec. 15, 1922; ch.: (by former
marriage) Mrs. F. W. Baldwin.
Prof. Record: Prof, of G.U. Surgery, Marion
Sims Coll. of Medicine; Prof, of Clinical Sur-
gery, St. Louis Univ., Med. Dept.; Chief Sur-
geon, Murray Hospital (Butte, Mont.); is now
retired.

Publications: Medical brochures.
Army Service: Major, Medical Corps, Camp
Dodge; Lieut-Col. overseas; at present in the
Res. Corps Med. Army Service.
Memberships: Amer. Coll. of Surgeons (Life
Mem.); Western S. & G. Soc. (Sr. Mem.);
Rotary Internal. (Past Dist. Govr.); The Los
Angeles Country.

Religion : Protestant.

Politics: Independent.

Recreations: CJolf.

Hoyne Address: 12518 Helena St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

WITHROW. Professor Miriam Fox.

Ph.B., M.A.

Assistant Professor and Head of Piano De-
partment, Fresno State College.
Born: Mt. Pleasant (Iowa), Jan. 9, 1897; d.
of Anna (Webb) and Winfield Scott Withrow
(Justice of the Supreme Court of Iowa),
(deceased).

Education: Mt. Pleasant (Iowa) High School;
Ferry Hall, Lake Forest (111.) ; Iowa Wesleyan



Coll.; Univ. of Chicago; Univ. of Iowa; Chi-
cago Musical Coll. (Summers^
Degrees: Ph.B., Univ. of Chicago, 1919; M.A.,
Univ. of Iowa, 1928.

Prof. Record: Teacher of Science, Wichita
(Kan.sas) High .School, 1919-26; A.s.st. In Mu.slc
Dept., Univ. of Iowa, 1926-28; Instr. In Music
I)<'pt , Univ. of Iowa, 1928-29; Asst. Prof.,
Wi'sley Coll. (affiliated with Univ. of No.
Dakota), Grand Forks (No. Dak.), teaching
Piano and Supervising the Jr. Dept. of Wesley
Coll., 1929-;n; Asst. Prof, and Head of Piano
Dept., Fresno State Coll., 1931—; professional
appearances in concert in Wichita (Kansas),
Grand Forks (No. Dakota) and In Fresno
(Calif.); soloist with Fresno Symphony Or-
chestra.

Publications: Music published by Clayton

Sumny Music Co. (Chicago, III.).

Memberships: Sigma Alpha Iota; Alpha XI

Delta; Nat. Music Educators Conference.

Religion: Episcopal.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Dog training, gardening.

Bus. Address: Fresno State Coll., Fresno,
Calif.

Home Address: 728 Harvard St., Fresno,
Calif.

WITKIN. Bernard Ernest, A.B„ LL.B.

Lawyer; Reporter of Decisions, Supreme
Court of Calif.

Born: Springfield (Mass.), May 22, 1904; s.
of Pauline (Horwitz) and Albert Wilkin.
Education: Fremont, Golden Gate, and Hamil-
ton Elem. Schs., San Francisco; Polytechnic
High Sch., San Francisco; Univ. of Calif.,
Sch. of Jurisp.

Degrees: A.B., 1925, and LL.B., 1928, Univ.
of Calif.

Married: Elizabeth Ord, d. of CJerald Ord Hil-
lier, in Berkeley (Calif.), July 3, 1937; ch.:
Cara Jean.

Prof. Record: Private law practice, associated
with the late Judge Marcel E. Cerf (San Fran-
cisco, Calif.), 1928-30; Law Secy., Supreme
Ct. of Calif., Asst. to late Justice William H.
Langdon, 1930-40, to Chief Justice PhU S.
Gibson, since 1940; has been writing and
teaching law since 1929; Reporter of Decis-
ions, Supreme Ct. oi Calif., since 1940.
Publications: Sumynary of California Law
1928, 1929; supplement for 1930, Third Edit.,
1932, Fourth, 1934, Fifth, 1936; supplement
for 193S; supplement for 1940, all published
by the Author.

Memberships: Commonwealth (San Fran-
cisco) ; Delta Sigma Rho.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Gardening.

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

Hoine Address: 2712 Shasta Rd., Berkeley,
Calif. »

WITTSCHEN, Theodore Peter, LL.B.

Lawyer; Chief Counsel, East Bay Municipal
Utility District.

Born: New York (N.Y.), March 15, 1885; s.
of Antoinette (Martin), and John Wittschen.
Education: Oakland Public Schools.
Degrees: LL.B., Univ. of Calif., 1910.
Married: Alice M.. d. of Arthur C. and Kath-
erine E. Sandford, at Oakland (Calif.), June



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i;9, 1914; ch.: Katherine A., Antoinette M.,

Theodore Peter, Jr., Mary E.

Prof Record: Assistant District Attorney,

Alameda County, 1914-22; General Counsel,

Miller and Lux Inc., 1922-25; Chief Counsel,

East Bay Municipal Utility District, 1922 to

date Mem., Bd. of Governors, State Bar of

Calif., 1932-36; Pres., State Bar of California,

1935-36.

Memberships: Athenian-Nile, Athens Athletic

of Oakland.

Religion: Presbyterian.

Politics: Republican.

Bits. Address: Latham Square Bldg., Oakland,

Calif.

Home Address: 44 Crocker Ave., Piedmont,

Calif.

WOBBER, William Peter

Secy.-Treas., Wobber Bros.
Born: San Francisco (Calif.), Mar. 25, 1876;
s. of Johan (Lunstedt) and Herman Wobber.
Education: Lincoln Grammar; Comml. High
(San Francisco).

Married: May, d. of Annie and George Greg-
gains, in San Francisco; ch.: Wm. S., Mrs.
John W. Wells.

Bus. Record: Commnr., San Francisco Police;
Secy.-Treas., Wobhor Bros, and Curran
Theatre Co.

Memberships: Family, Olympic, Transporta-
tion Clubs (San Francisco) ; Shrine.
Religion: Lutheran.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 412 Jessie St., San Francisco,
Calif.

Ho7ne Address: 2240 Hyde St., San Francisco,
Calif. *

WOELLNER. Professor Fredric P.,

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

Prof, of Edn., Univ. of Calif., Los Angeles.
Born': Cincinnati (Ohio), Feb. 18, 1890; s. of
Katherine (Hamer) and George Woellner.
Education: Cincinnati Pub. Schs. ; Univ. of
Cincinnati; Teachers Coll. (Cincinnati); Co-
lumbia Univ.

Degrees: A.B., 1912; M.A., 1921; and Ph.D.,
1923.

Married: Alice Lament, d. of Kate Dunkman,
in Cincinnati (Ohio), Nov. 22, 1915.
Prof. Record: Teacher, pub. schs. of Cincin-
nati, 1912-14; Critic, Pvt. Schs. of Columbia
Univ., 1914-15; Head, Part Time Schs. Dept.,
Buffalo State Coll., 1915-21; Research Schol-
ar, Columbia Univ., 1921-23; Asso. Prof, and
Prof, of Edn., Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles),
since 1923; Lecturer during summer sessions
at Univ. of Pa., Univ. of Hawaii, Univ. of
Calif., Maryland Univ., etc.; Lecturer, Sun-
day Morning Club (in thirteenth yr.) Broad-
cast KPPC; "The Professor," Art of Conver-
sation. KNX, for two yrs.; lectures to over
200,000 yearly.

Directorships: Bd. of Dirs., Coast Fed. Bldg.
and Loan; Advisory Bd., Bank of Amer.; Rul-
ing Elder, Pasadena Presbyn. Church.
Publications: How We Govern, Scribners
(State adopted text book of Calif, for ten
yrs.); Type Studies in American History
(Scribners) ; The Highlands of the Mind, Edu-
cation for Citizenship (Scribners) ; numerous
contributions to monthly mags.



Memberships: Jonathan (Los Angeles); San

Diego Club; Phi Delta Kappa, Theta Xi, Omi-

cron.

Religion: Presbyterian.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 405 Hilgard Ave.; City Hall,

Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 3712 Boyce Ave., Los Angeles,

Calif. *

WOLF. Carl Brandt. A.B., M.A., Ph.D.
Botanist, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden.
Born: Freesoil (Mich.), Mar. 22, 1905; s. of
Emma A. (Brandt) and George H. Wolf.
Education: Medford (Ore.), San Diego and
Eagle Rock (Calif.) Elem. Schs.; Glendale
(Calif.) High Sch.; Occidental Coll.; Stanford
Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Occidental Coll., 1926; M.A.,
1927, and Ph.D., 1930, Stanford Univ.
Married: Dorothy Anne, d. of Edwin Rhodes,
in Chino (Calif.), June 14, 1930; ch.: Patricia
Anne; Thomas R.

Prof. Record: Teaching Asst., 1927-29, Acting
Instr., 1929-30, Stanford Univ.; is now Bot-
anist, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden,
since 1930.

Directorships: Sespe Land and Water Co.
Publications: Occasional papers, Rancho Santa
Ana Botanical Garden, 1935, 1938; mono-
graphs, 1938; also Rancho Santa Ana Botanic
Garden Leaflets of Popular Information, 1938,
39, 40, 41.

Memberships: Botanical Society of America;
Amer. Association for Advancement of Sci-
ence; Sigma Xi (science fraternity); Califor-
nia Association of Park Administrators; Cali-
fornia State Chamber of Commerce. Was 2nd
Vice-Pres., California Botanical Society, 1939.
Religion: Protestant, Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Camping, hiking, chess, and gar-
dening.

Bus. Address: R.F.D. 3, Box 327, Anaheim,
Calif.

Home Address: 1200 Luanne Ave., FuUerton,
Calif. *

WOLFE. Linnie March. A.B., M.A.
Librarian (retired).

Born: Big Rapids (Mich.), Jan. 8, 1881; d. of
Flora (Badger) and Daniel Marsh.
Education: Whitman College (Walla Walla,
Wash.) ; Radcliffe College (Cambridge, Mass).
Degrees: A.B., Whitman Coll., 1905; M.A.,
Radcliffe Coll., 1908.

Married: Roy N., s. of John Taylor Wolfe at
Santa Barbara (Calif.), June 30, 1924.

Prof. Record: Teacher of English, High
School (Colfax, and Sedro Wolley, Wash.);
Library Attendant, Reference Dept., Los An-
geles Public Library (Calif.); Teacher of
English and Asst. Librarian, Lincoln High
Sch. (Los Angeles), 1913-17; Head Librar-
ian, Jefferson High School (Los Angeles),
1917-1928. Retired 1928.

Directorships: Honorary Secretary of the John
Muir Assn.

Publications: Editor of John Muir's Journals,
published in John of the Mountains, 1938
(Houghton Mifflin Co.), now writing a biog-



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raphy of John Miilr, to be pub. Ijy Alfred
Knopf.

Membcrnhiim: The .lolin Muir A.ssn.
Politics: Democral,

Recreations: Walking, driving', Hardening.
Home Address: 155 Kl Camlno Real. Berkeley,
Calif. •

WOLFE. Paul T.

As.sistant State Fire Marshal; Arson and Sabo-
tage InvcstiKator and Instructor, State Fire
Marshal's Office.

Bor7i: Vlnita (Oklahoma), July 15, 1889; s. of
Kate (Timborlake) and James E. Wolfe.
Education: Public Schools in Indian territory;
attended night school in police science for
twelve years.

Married: May M., d. of Deal (Ormes) and
Henry Jenkins, in Vinita (Oklahoma), Mar.



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