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24, 1894; ch.: Olive Louise Fulton; Paul
Henry.

Prof. Record: Twenty-four years with the Los
Angeles Fire Dept., thirteen years of which
were in the Arson Bureau of Los Angeles (six
years in charge of the bureau); Instr., Los
Angeles Fire Dept. Coll., eight years; now
with the State Fire Marshal's Office from
which he is teaching, at present, Arson and
Sabotage Investigation Work throughout the
state.

Publications: Many articles on arson, fire
investigation, sabotage, etc., in various scien-
tific journals.

Navy Record: Coxswain in the U.S. Navy
for four years.

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Wrestling, boxing, target prac-
tice.

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

Home Address: 1017 W. 49th St., Los An-
geles, Calif. •

WOLFLIN. Hugh Maupin, B.S., M.A.

Assistant Manager, Idaho Maryland Mines
Corporation.

Born: Canton (Mo.), Aug. 12, 1886; s. of
Lena (Maupin) and George Hugh Wolflin.
Education: University of Arizona (Tucson);
Columbia Univ. (N.Y.C.).
Degrees: B.S., 1907, B.S. in Mining Engineer-
ing, 1908; M.A., Columbia Univ., 1913.
Married: Dorothy, d. of Ada Pauline (Stan-
deford) and Joseph MacBoyle, at Berkeley
(Calif.), April 30, 1919.

Prof. Record: Jr. Engineer, Technological
Branch, U.S. Geological Survey, 1909; Asst.
Engr., U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1910-12 (in resi-
dence, Columbia U., Sept., 1912-June, 1913) •
Dist. Engr., U.S. Bureau of Mines (July-
Dec), 1913; Dist. Engr., U.S. Bureau of
Mines and Mining Engr., Industrial Accident
Com. of Calif., under a co-operative agree-
ment, 1914-15; Mine Safety Engr., U.S. Bu-
reau of Mines, 1916; Dist. Engr., U.S. Bureau
of Mines and Chief Mine Inspector, Industrial
Accident Commn. of Calif, under a co-operative
agreement, 1917-19; Supt. of Safety, Indus-
trial Accident Commn. of Calif., 1919-23, (ex-
cept for May, June and July of 1923, when he
was under retainer by the U.S. Coal Commn.) ;
Consulting Engr., 1924-30 (retained by various
corps.); Head Mining Engr. and subsequently
Supervising Engr., U.S. Bureau of Mines,



1931-3;); Engr., Senior, Legal DlvlBlon, Metro-
politan Water Dl.st. of So. Calif., 1934-36;
employed by Idaho Maryland Mines Corp.,
first In Charge of Personnel and .Safety and
sul).sc(iuently as Asst. Mgr., 19,'{7 — .
Publicationn: Co-author, Rescue and Recov-
ery Operations in Mines (pub. by U.S. Bureau
of Mines).

Memberships: San Francisco Engrs. Club;
Amor. Inst, of Mining and Metallurgical En-
gineers; Delta Tau Delta; York Rite Masons.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Trap shooting and private flying.
Bus. Address: P.O. Box 1028, Grass Valley,
Calif.

Home Address: P.O. Box 9.35, Grass Valley,
Calif.

Other Address: 10631 Whitegate Ave., Sun-
land, Calif. .

WOLFSON. Dean Leo. B.S., M.S.
Dean, Reedley Junior College.
Born: Newark (N.J.), Jan. 29, 1906; s. of
Bessie and Abe Wolfson.

Education: Univ. of Arizona; Univ. of South-
ern California.

Degrees: B.S., Univ. of Ariz., 1927; M S ,
Univ. of So. Calif., 1933.

Married: Nell K., d. of J. C. Fritz, in Flag-
staff (Arizona), June 6, 1930; ch.: William,
James, Cyma.

Prof. Record: Educational work started as a
High School Instr. in Arizona High Schools
(Prescott, Williams, McNary^ ; Athletic Coach,
Mathematics, then Dean of Men, Registrar,
and now D«an, Reedley Junior College.
Directorships: Pres., State Jr. Coll. Honor
Scholarship Soc. (Alpha Gamma Sigma);
Pres., Reedley Toastmasters ; Dir., Reedley
Kiwanis Club.

Memberships: Phi Delta Kappa; Zeta Beta
Tau; Kiwanis; Toastmasters Intnl.; Masonic
Lodge.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Aeronautics; athletics.

Bus. Address: Reedley Junior Coll., Reedley.
Calif.

Home Address: 42 Birch Ave., Reedley, Calif.

WOLLENBERG. Charles Maurice.

Ph.G.

Superintendent, Laguna Honda Home.
Born: Castroville (Calif.), March 13, 1873;
s. of Fanny (Kalischer) and Louis Wollen-
berg.

Education: Public Schools, Prescott, Arizona;
Univ. of California.
Degrees: Ph.G., Univ. of Calif., 1894.
Married: Romilda, d. of H. L. Judell, at San
Francisco ( Calif. (, March, 1899; ch.: Albert
C. ; Harold A.

Prof. Record: Proprietor of pharmacy, 1894-
97; Mgr., Lengfeldt's Pharmacy, 1897-1906;
U.S. Army Earthquake Relief, 1906; Amer.
Red Cross, Earthquake and Fire Relief (San
Francisco), 1906-08; Supt. of Laguna Honda
Home and Director of Institutions, City and
County of San Francisco, 1908 — .
Directorships: Dir., Mount Zion Hosp. (San
Francisco), San Francisco Chapter, Amer.
Red Cross and Masonic Homes of Calif.



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Memberships: Commonwealth Club of Calif.
(Mem. and Past Governor) ; Argonaut-Concor-
dia Club of San Francisco (Dir.); Amer. Red
Cross; Masonic Homes of Calif.; Starr King
No. 344, Masonic Lodge (Past Master) ; Ma-
sons of Calif. (Past Grand Master) ; San Fran-
cisco Bodies, A.&A.S.R. (Past Master); Hon.
33° Mason, So. Jurisdiction of U.S.; Member,
Islam Temple; Shrine; Rotary Club.
Religion: Hebrew.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Laguna Honda Home, Seventh
Ave. and Dewey Blvd., San Francisco, Calif.

WOOD, Col. Casey Albert, M.R.C.,
U.S.Army, CM.. M.D., D.C.L., LL.D.,
F.A.A.A.S., F.A.C.S.

Surgeon; Colonel, Medical Reserve Corps, U.S.
Army.

Born: Wellington (Ont., Can.), Nov. 21, 1856;
s. of Rosa Sophia (Leggo) and Orrin Cottier
Wood.

Education: Private English and French
schools; Ottawa (Can.) Collegiate Inst.; Univ.
Bishop's Coll.; M.C.P.S. (Ont., Can.); student
N.Y. Eye and Ear Infirmary and post-grad.,
Med. Sch., also many European Hosps.
Degrees: CM., M.D., Univ. Bishop's Coll.,
1877; D.C.L., 1903; M.D., McGill Univ., 1906,
LL.D., 1921.

Married: Emma Shearer, of Montreal (Can.),
Oct. 28, 1886.

Prof. Record: Prof., Chemistry and Pathol-
ogy, Univ. Bishop's Coll., 1878-85; Clin. Asst.,
Royal London Opthal. Hosp. (Moorfields),
1888-89; Asst., Wm. Lang Eye Dept., Middle-
se.x Hosp. (London), 1889; House Surgeon
(l.t.). Cent. London Ophthal. Hosp., Gray's
Inn Rd., 1889; Asst. Surgeon (l.t.), West
London Ophthal. Hosp., 1889; Attending Oph-
thal. Surgeon, Alexian Bros., Passavant Me-
morial and St. Luke's Hosps. (later Consult-
ant); Consulting Surgeon (eye), Cook Co. and
St. Anthony Hosps.; Prof., Ophthal., Chicago-
Post-Grad. Med. Sch., 1890-97; Prof., Clin.
Ophthal. Coll. Phys. and Surg. (Chicago),
1898-1906; Head Prof, of Ophthal., North-
western Univ., 1906-08, also of Univ. of 111.,
1909-13 (now Emeritus) ; retired from prac-
tice, 1917. Traveled 15 years in Europe,
1919-34, also in the Far East (3 yrs. in India
and Ceylon), Oceania, So. Amer. (with Dr.
Wm. Beebe, 2 winters in Bri. Guiana) and in
West Indies for Zoologic and Medico. Hist. Re-
search; Founder of Wood Gold Medal and of
several Spl. Libraries at McGill Univ.; Hon.
Collaborator on Birds, Smithsonian Instn.,
1927; Hon. Lecturer on Ornithology, Stanford
Univ., 1928; Research Assc, Calif. Inst, of
Technology, 1932.

Publications: Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Oph-
thalmology, 1894-1901; Chief Editor, Ophthal.
Record, 1902-08; Editorial Staff, Anales de
Oftalmologia (Mexico), Medical Standard
(Chicago), and Annals of Medical History
(N.Y.); Editor, American Journal of Ophthal-
mology, 1908-14; Editor, Eye Sect., Practical
Medical Series, 1908-15; Contbr. to various
"systems" and textbooks, also author of
many mag. articles on med. and natural his-
tory, including numerous transls. from Ger-
man, French, Italian, Spanish, Latin and
Arabic treatises; Author of: Lessons in
Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Diseases,
1895; Toxic Amblyopias. 1896; Commoner
Diseases of the Eye (3d edit., 1907, with T. A.
Woodruff) ; Primary Sarcoma of the Iris
(with Brown Pusey), 1908; A System of Oph-
thalmic Therapeutics, 1909; A System of Oph-



thalmic Operations, 2 vols., 1911; American
Encyclopedia of Ophthalmology, 17 vols., 1908-
12; Fundus Oculi of Birds, 1917; A Physician's
Anthology (with Fieldmg Garrison), 1920;
Birds of Fiji (with Alexander Wetmore),
1927-28; Introduction to the Study of Verte-
brate Zoology (with annotated catalogue),
1931; Transl.: (with notes) Benvenutus Gras-
sus, de Oculis (A.D., 1474), 1930; Tadhkirat,
Arabic Note-Book of An Oculist (1000 A.D.),
1930; (annotated transl.) Notebook of a Tenth
Century Oculist, 1936; (with notes) of a
Twelfth Century Codex, the De Arte Venandi
cum Avibus by Emperor Frederick II (with
Marjorie Fife), 1940.

Army Record: Active service, U.S. Army, as
1st Lieut., Nov. 1916-Feb. 1917, and later as
Major; Head of Exam. Unit at Chicago, of
candidates for Aviation and U.S. Signal
Corps; in charge Eye Dept., Camp Sherman
(Ohio), Sept. -Dec, 1917; Lieut. -Colonel on
Staff of Surgeon Gen. (Washington, D.C.),
Dec, 1917-June, 1919; now, Colonel, Med.
Res. Corps, U.S. Army.

Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Acad. Med.
(Pres., 1917); Mitglied d. ophthal. Gesell-
schaft (Germany); F.A.A.A.S.; Amer. Coll.
Surgeons (foundation Fellow); Acad. Med.
and of Medicolegal Soc. (Chicago) ; Amer.
Med. Assn. (Chmn., Sect, of Ophthal., 1889) ;
Amer. Acad, of Othal. and Octology (Pres.,
1905-06; F.Z.S. (London); Del. to Centenary,
London Zool. Soc; Amer., British and Royal
Austral. Ornithol. Unions; Hon. Mem., Amer.
Numismatic Soc. (N.Y.); Chicago Ophthal.
Soc. (Ex-Pres.); Clubs: N.Y. Charaka; Pere-
grine (Philadelphia) ; University (Chicago) ;
Cosmos (Washington, D.C.); Authors' (Lon-
don); Athenaeum (Pasadena, Calif.).
Bus. Address: Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado,
Calif.

Home Address: 551 So. Hill Ave., Pasadena,
Calif.

WOOD. Professor Francis Asbury,

A.B., M.A., Ph.D., L.H.D.

Educator (retired).

Born: Point Bluff (Wis.), Jan. 17, 1859; s.
of Ann Jane (Ellis) and the Rev. Harvey Col-
cord Wood.

Education: Northwestern Univ.; Univ. of Got-
tingen; Univ. of Chicago.

Degrees: A.B., 1880; M.A., 1883, L.H.D.,
1910, Northwestern Univ.; Ph.D., Univ. of
Chicago, 1895.

Married: Rose H., d. of Sarah (Popplestone)
and Daniel Burt, at Aurora (Neb.), Aug. 6,
1896.

Prof. Record: Prof, of Greek and Latin, Chad-
dock Coll. (Quincy, 111.), 1890-93; Fellow in
Germanic Languages and Literatures, Univ.
of Chiacgo, 1893-95; Asst., Medill High School
(Chicago), 1895-97; Prof, of German, Cornell
Coll. (Mount Vernon, Iowa), 1897-1903; Instr.,
Asst., Prof., Asso. Prof., Univ. of Chicago,
1903-14, Prof, of Germanic Philology, Univ.
of Chicago, 1914-27, Prof. Emeritus of Ger-
manic Philology, Univ. of Chicago, 1927 — .
Publications: Several books and numerous
articles on linguistic and semantic subjects,
published in America and abroad.
Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa; Modern Lan-
guage Assn.; Linguistic Soc. of Amer.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Gardening, shuffleboard.
Home Address: 2019 Soledad Ave., La JoUa,
Calif.



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WOOD, George Uniac. Ph.C. F.A.C.H.A.

Su|>cntil('ii(lcnl ol I'lT/ilta Hospital.
Born: Dunilulk (Ontario, Canada), June 23,
1903; s. of Mary I. (Ilofllch) and Ernest T.
Wood.

Education: Univ. of British Columbia; College
of Pharmacy and Science of British Columbia.
Degrees: Ph.C, Coll. of Pharmacy and Sci-
ence of B.C., 1924.

Married: Doris M., d. of L. R. Engle, at Van-
couver (British Columbia), Sept. 23, 1925;
ch.: George William, Jane.
Prof. Record: Pharmaceutical Chemist to May
1, 1928; Asst. Supt. and Chief Pharmacist of
Peralta Hosp., 1928-33; Supt. of Peralta
IIosp., 1933—.

Directorships: Vice-Pres., Insurance Assn. of
Approved Hospitals.

Memberships: Oakland Kivvanis Club; Oakland
Chamber of Commerce.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Horseback riding, photography.
Bus. Address: 434 Thirtieth St., Oakland,
Calif.

Home Address: 143 Hagar Ave., Piedmont,
Calif.

Other Address: 31 Oakwood Rd., Orinda,
Calif. •



WOOD, Harry O(scar). A.B., A.M.

Geologist; Research Associate in Seismology,
Carnegie Instn. of Washington, D.C.
Born: Gardiner (Me.), July 28, 1879; s. of
Julia (Page) and Edwin Clarence Wood.
Education: Pub. schs. of Gardiner (Me.);
Bowdoin Coll., 1898-99; Harvard Coll. and
Univ., 1899-1904.

Degrees: A.B., Harvard Coll., 1902; A.M.,
Harvard Univ., 1904.

Prof. Record: Asst. in Mineralogy and Petrog-
raphy, Harvard Univ., 1902-04; Instr. in Min-
eralogy and Geology, Univ. of Calif., 1904-12;
Research Asso. in Seismology, Hawaiian Vol-
cano Observatory, Mass. Inst, of Tech., 1912-
17; Acting and Asst. Secy., Nat. Research
Council, 1919-20; Research Asso. in Seismol-
ogy, Carnegie Instn. of Washington, D.C,
since 1921.

Directorships: Mem., Scientific Council, Seis-
mological Soc. of Amer.; Mem., Editorial
Com., Seismological Soc. of Amer.
Publications: Many papers on seismological,
volcanological, and similar subjects In scien-
tific journals.

Army Record: Capt., Engr. Res. Corps, later
Engineers, U.S.A., 1918-19.
Meynberships: Cosmos (Washington, D.C),
University (Pasadena), Athenaeum (Calif.
Inst, of Tech., Pasadena), and Faculty (Univ.
of Calif.) Clubs.

Politics: Independent.

Recreations: Mountain walking, billiards, the-
atre, music, and reading.

Bus. Address: Seismological Laboratory, 220
No. San Rafael Ave., Pasadena, Calif.
Home Address: Athenaeum, Pasadena, Calif.



WOOD, Henry

Foreign Correspondent, Journalist; United
Press Associations.



Horn: Holland (Iowa); ». of Josephine Sofia
(Marks; and Charles Taylor Wood.
Education: Universities of MLssouri and Neb-
raska.

Married: Noelle, d. of Marcel Juvet, In Gen-
eva (Switzerland), Dec. 13, 1923; ch.: Don-
ald.

Prof. Record: City Editor, Omaha Daily Newt
1905-08; Telegraph Editor, Cincinnati Poat,
1908-10; Bureau Mgr., United Press Assns.
(Cleveland, Ohio), lfXJ9-10; Foreign Corres-
pondent and Bur. Mgr., United Press (Rome,
Italy), 1911-15; Paris Mgr., United Press,
1919-20; Rome Mgr., United Press, 1920-22;
United Press Mgr. at League of Nations
(Geneva, Switzerland), 1923-.33; during entire
post-war period, until 19.33, reported the Ver-
sailles and other Peace Conferences at Paris,
and all other Internal. Conferences held
throughout Europe; returned to the United
States in 1933, after 22 years as Foreign
Correspondent in Europe; now attached, San
Francisco Bureau, United Press.
War Record: Correspondent during World
War I with French, Belgian, Italian, Serbian
and Turkish Armies, 1914-18; officially at-
tached as War Correspondent with the French
Armies in the Field, 1916-18.
Awards: Legion d'Honneur (Fr.); Order of
the Crown of Italy; Order of the Crown of
Belgium; Croix de Misericorde (Serbia);
Commander of the Order of Prince Danilo
(Montenegro).

Memberships: Press Club of San Francisco;
Sigma Chi, Sigma Delta Chi.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: 814 Mission St., San Francisco,
Calif.

Home Address. 359 Hyde St., San Francisco,

Calif.

WOOD, Herbert Sidney. B.S., M.S.

Principal of James A. Garfield Senior High
School, Los Angeles.

Born: Orange (Calif.), Sept. 2, 1889; s. of Vir-
ginia Louisa (Moore) and Dr. William B.
Wood.

Education: California Institute of Technology;

University of Southern California.

Degrees: B.S., Calif. Inst, of Tech., 1913;

M.S., Univ. of So. Calif, 1938.

Married: Esther, d. of Abbie (Hoover) and

William B. Hoover, in Los Angeles (Calif.),

Sept. 5, 1917; ch. : Eileen Louise, Virginia

Fae.

Prof. Record: Spent nine years employed in
electrical industry with the (General Electric
Co., Los Angeles Bureau of Power and Light,
Local Supt., So. Sierras Power Co. Began
teaching in 1921 at Lincoln High School (Los
Angeles), then at San Pedro High School, be-
came Principal of Torrance High School, six
years, later transferred to Van Nu.vs High
School, now Principal of James A. Garfield
Senior High School.

Publications: Various articles and editorials
in Los Angeles School Journal.
Army Record: Chief Electrician, Camp Kear-
ney, World War I, 1917-19, Rank, 2nd Lieut.,
U.S.Q.M.C

Memberships: Rotary Internat. ; Phi Delta
Kappa.

Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Gardening, badminton.



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Home Address: 2295 Lorain Rd., San Marino,
Calif. *

WOOD, Homer W.

Lawyer; Publisher, Porterville Evening Re-
corder.

Born: Oroville (Calif.). Oct. 18, 1880; s. of
Alice (Tyson) and Jesse Wood.
Education: Visalia (Calif.), High School.
Married: Cora, d. of Chas. A. Sundberg, in
San Francisco (Calif.), June 12, 1912; eh.:
Homer J., Peggy.

Prof. Record: Editor and Publisher, Bodie
Miner-Index in Aug. 1900, at age of 19; later
pub. and owned Amador Record at Sutter
Creek; apptd. Clerk of Third Dist. Court of
Appeal (being first clerk, when these courts
were first established), office at Sacramento,
Apr., 1905; resigned Jan. 1, 1907 to prac-
tice law in San Francisco, where he remained
four vrs. : 1908, organized Rotary Club of
San Francisco, also the Oakland Club (these
being the second and third of the chain of
Rotary Clubs which grew into the present
internat. organization, known as Rotary In-
ternational, in over filty nations); in 1910,
after serving two terms as Pres. of the San
Francisco Rotary Club, was made an Hon.
Member, which honor he still holds. On dis-
continuing the practice of law at San Fran-
cisco, daily newspaper bus. at Salinas (Cal-
if) two yrs.; owned and conducted Petaluma
Morning Courier 15 yrs., then purchasing the
Porterville Evening Recorder, which he has
owned and conducted for the last thirteen yrs. ;
active Member of the Calif. State Bar.
Memberships: Mason; Elk; Rotarian.
Religion: Free thinker (believe in Supreme
Being).

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hunting, golf, music, traveling.
Bus. Address: Porterville Evening Recorder,
Porterville, Calif.

Bus. Address: 5101 E. Sixth St., Los Angeles,
Calif.



WOOD, James Theodore, Jr.

Geologist; Manager, Producing Department,
The Te.xas Company.

Born: White Sulphur Springs (Mont.). Aug.
6, 1895; s. of Emma (Hampton) and James
Theodore Wood.

Degrees: A.B., Stanford Univ., 1918.
Married: Josephine, d. of Elva (Graham) and
Robert Lee Welch, in Stanford Univ. (Calif.),
Nov. 10, 1921; ch. : James Theodore, IH.
Prof. Record: Geologist, Honolulu Oil Corp.,
Asso. Oil Co., 1919-29; Asst. Chief Geologist
and Chief of Lands and Leases Div., The
Texas Co., 1929-38; Mgr., Producing Dept.,
The Texas Co. (Calif.), 1938—.

Directorships: The Texa.s Co. fCalif.).

Army Record: Second Lieut., Field Artillery,

1918, World War I.

Memberships: Calif. Club; Delta Upsilon.

Religion: Episcopal.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: The Texas Company, 929 So.
Broadway, Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 2695 Lombardy Rd., San
Marino, Calif. *



WOOD, J(ohn) Perry. M.A., LL.B.
Lawyer, Member, Wood. Crump & Rogers.
Born: Baltimore (Md.), Mar. 30, 1879; s. of
Ida Lewis (Perry) and John Allen Wood.
Education: Dickinson Coll.; Yale Univ.
Degrees: M.A., Dickmson Coll., 1901; LL.B.,
Yale Univ., 1902.

Married: (1) Claudine (Hazen) in New York
City, June 17, 1911 (deceased); ch.: Walbridge
and Dana. (2) Elizabeth (Monroe) on July 18,
1933.

Prof. Record: Admitted to Calif, bar, 1902;
City Atty. (Pasadena), 1906-10; in Charge of
proceedings while City Atty., resulting in es-
tablishment of the city water system, also
establishing municipal power and light sys-
tem; handled litigation for city vs. Bell Tele-
phone interests, resulting in consolidation of
local telephone cos. and establishments of
rights of telephone ana telegraph cos. in
streets of cities of Calif. Judge of Superior
Court (Los Angeles Co., Calif.). 1910-25 (Pre-
siding Judge, 1918); resigned in 1925 to re-
sume practice in Los Angelas (Calif.) and
has been with firm, Wood, Crump .■& Rogers
since then; Rep. of Calif. State Bar Assn.,
1928, in proceedings in Supreme Ct. for liberal
interpretation of constl. provisions for judicial
council; initiated movement in Calif, for re-
form judicial selection and tenure, 1932;
Mem., Bd. of Govs, of Calif. State Bar, 1931-
34 (Vice-Pres., 19.33) ; Chmn. of Com., Conf.
Bar Assn. Dels, on Judicial Selection and
Tenure, 1935-1936, and of like Com., Amer.
Bar Assn., 1937-41; Rep., Los Angeles Bar
Assn. to House of Dels., Amer. Bar Assn.
for 1936-39, elected by assembly Amer. Bar
Assn. a Del. to House of Dels, for 1940 and
41. Author of law establishing civil proceed-
ings in municipal courts of Calif.
Publications: Contributions to legal journals.
Memberships: Amer. Bar Assn.. Calif. Bar
Assn. (Pres., Judicial Secy., 1924-26), Inter-
nal. Law Assn., Los Angeles Bar Assn.;
League of Nations of So. Calif. (Pres., 1923-
24); World Court Com. of So. Calif., English
Speaking Union; j.ale Alumni Assn. of Calif.
(Pres., 1912-14); University Club (Los An-
geles) ; Overland and Valley Hunt (Pasadena).
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 458 So. Spring St., Los Angeles,
Calif.
Home Address: R.F.D.l, Claremont, Calif. *

WOOD. Sherwin Francis, A.B., M.A.,
Ph.D.

Instructor in Biology, Los Angeles City Coll-
ege.

Born: Lake Placid (New York), June 23,
1908; s. of Clara L. (Gomo) and Thomas H.
Wood.

Education: Univ. of California (Berkeley and
Los Angeles).

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles),
1931; M.A., 1933, Ph.D., 1935, Univ. of Calif.
Married: Fae Donat, d. of Isaac W. Donat,
in Berkeley (Calif.), June 17, 1933; ch.: Carol
Fae Wood.

Prof. Record: Technical Asst., Zoology, Univ.
of Calif. (Berkeley), 1931-34, Teaching Asst..
Zoology, 1933-35; Instr. in Biology, Los An-
geles Junior College, 1935-38; Instr. in Biol-
ogy, Los Angeles City College, 1938 — .
Directorships: Federation of Natural Sciences
of So. Calif. (Bd. of Dir. since 1935) ; Vice-
Pres., Western Bird-banding Assn. (since



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1!«8); Secy., Cooper Ornithological Club

(Southern Division), 1»1(), Vlce-1'res., I'Ml.

Piiblicdtiinis: Numerous technical articles.

Awnnl: Koso.-irch (Irani awarded In 19.19 by

the Amer. Assn. for the Adv. of Science.

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hiking, handball, tennis.

Bus. Address: Los Angeles City College, 855

No. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1015 No. Alexandria Ave.,

Hollywood, Calif.

WOOD. Walton Jones, A.B.

Associate Justice, District Court of Appeal.
Born: Oroville (Calif.), Aug. 5, 1878; s. of
Alice (Tison) and Rev. Jesse Wood, D.D.
Education: Vanderbilt Univ.; Univ. of Calif.;
Stanford Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Stanford, 1901.
Married: Gladys A., d. of Lillian (Smith) and
Robert Mackev in Long Beach (Calif.), Dec.
31, 1908; ch.: Mrs. Haidee Wood Macvean.
Prof. Record: Admitted to bar in Manila
(P.L), March, 1902; practiced law at Cebu
(P.I.), March, 1902-Dec., 1906, Los Angeles
(Calif.), Jan., 1907- Jan., 1914; became Pub-
lic Defender (Los Angeles Co.), Jan., 1914
(first in U.S.); elected. Judge of Superior
Court, Nov., 1920, re-elected, 1926 and 1932;
apptd., Asso. Justice, Dist. Court of Appeal,
Sept., 1935, elected again, Nov., 1936 — .
Publications: The Place of the Public De-
fender in the Administration of Justice. 1914.
Memberships: Rotary; Masons; Native Sons.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Horseback riding, tennis, fishing.
Btis. Address: District Court of Appeal, 1103
California State Bldg., Los Angeles, Calif.
Hojne Address: 1490 Chelsea Rd., San Marino,
Calif. •

WOODBRIDGE. Cora May

Civic Worker.

Born: Franklin vSacramento Co., Calif.); d.
of Amanda (Hall) and Dovvtv (Dotv) Utter
(desc. of Edward Doty, Mayflower Pilgrim).
Education: Franklin Acad.; public and pri-
vate schools.

Married: Governour Bradford Woodbridge, M.
D., December, 1886 (dec. Aug. 17, 1933),
(desc. of Governor Bradford and four other
Colonial (3ovs.); ch.: Mrs. Anna Rebecca
Young Dexter.

Memberships: D.A.R., P.-T.A.; C.F.W.C, ;
Chamber of Commerce; Placer Co., Planning
Co.; Camp Fire Girls; Genealogical Soc. ;
Pres. Emeritus, Women's Club of Roseville;
Member of Calif. Legislature for 6 yrs.;
Eastern Star — Delphian Soc. ; Pub. Health
Council.

Politics: Republican (Chmn., Women's Repub-
lican Council, Placer County).

Recreations: CJenealogical research, collecting
early American glass.

Home Address: 401 Main St., Roseville, Calif.*

WOODBRIDGE, Professor Frederick
Wells, B.B.A., M.B.A.

Professor of Accounting and Head, Accounting
Dept., University of Southern California.



Horn: Tope.<a (Kan.), May 1(J, 1889; s. of
Adella May (Sharp) and George B. Wood-
bridge.

E duration: Public school.s of Cleveland; Whit-
worth Coll.; Univ. of Wash.
Degrees: B.B.A., 1922, and M.B.A., 1923.



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