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Univ of Wash.

Married: Beatrice, d. of William Dunn, In Los
Angeles (Calif.), Mar. 25, 19,34; ch. : Fred-
crick Wells and Helen Adelia.
Prof. Record. Engaged in engrg. and construc-
tion work prior to 1917; U.S. Army, 1917-
20; Teaching Asst., Univ. of Wash., 1922-Z3;
Adjunct Prof., Univ. of Tex., 1924-27; Asso.
Prof., Lehigh Univ., 1927-28; Prof, of Ac-
counting and Head, Accounting Dept., Univ.
of So. Calif, since 1928.

Directorships: Los Angeles Chapter Nat. Assn.
of Cost Accounting.

Publications: Elements of Accounting (Ronald
Press Co.), 1925; A System of Accounting Pro-
cedure for Livestock Ranches (Univ. of Texas
Press), 1930; collaborated with other mems.
of Uniform Municipal Accounting Com.,
League of Calif. Municipalities in publish-
ing three vols. : Financial Reports of Muni-
cipalities, 1938, Budgeting for Municipalities,
1939, and Manual of Accounting Procedures
for Municipalities, 1939; numerous articles
on accounting in bus. journals.
Army Service: U.S. Army, 1917-20.
Memberships: University Club (Los Angeles);
Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi.
Religion: Episcopal.

Bus. Address: University of Southern Califor-
nia, Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 2326 Scarf f St., Los Angeles,
Calif. •

Josiah Pitts)

WOODFORD, Louella (see WOOL-
FOLK, Louella Annette Pitts)

WOODIN, Irving J., A.B.

General Manager, California Fruit Exchange.
Born: Howell (Mich.), Nov. 20, 1889; s. of
Louise (Nokes) and L. M. Woodin.
Married: Fern, d. of F. E. Liverance, in
Okemos (Mich.), Aug. 21, 1915; ch.: Elizabeth
Elsie, and Elaine.

Prof. Record: No. Amer. Fruit Exch. (Chicago
and New York), 1913-15; United States Dept.
of Agriculture (Chicago), 1915; Crutchfield,
Woolfolk and Clore (Chicago), 1916-18: Amer.
Fruit Growers (Los Angeles and Sacramento),
1919-25; Sales Mgr., Calif. Fruit E.xch.,
1925-39, General Mgr., 1940—.
Memberships: Mason, Blue Lodge, Consistory
and Shrine.
Religion : Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Fishing.

Bus. Address: Blue Anchor Bldg., Tenth and
N St., Sacramento, Calif.

Home Address: 1339 - 42nd St.


WOODMAN, Frederic Thomas

Lawyer. Civic Leader.



Born: Concord (N.H.), June 28, 1872; s. of
Maria T. (Gallap) and Alfred Woodman.
Educatinn: High school (White River Junction,
N.H.), 1895; studied law in office, Hon. John
L. Spring (Lebanon, N.H.1.
Married- (1) Etta M. Sanborn, of Concord
(NH.), Feb. 6, 1908 (dec, 1916); (2) Kath-
erine P. Winter, Feb. 2, 1921.
Prof Record: Began practice at Concord,
1889; Mem., N.H. House of Representatives,
1901-03: moved to Los Angeles (Calif.), 1908;
Pres., Harbor Commn., 1912-16; apptd. Mayor
of Los Angeles, 1916, and elected for term
1917-19; resumed law practice; Pres., Wood-
man-Gray Co.; Chmn. Advisory Board, Bank
of America.

Meinberships: Amer. Bar Assn., Calif. State
Bar Assn.; Founders of America, S.C.W.;
SA.R.; Sons of Vets.; Soc. of Amer. of
Royal Descent; Descendants of Knights of the
Garter; Mason (32°); Odd Fellow; Calif.,
and Los Angeles Country Clubs.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 514 Shatto PL, Los Angeles,

WOODRUFF, The Reverend James
Henry. A.B., S.T.B., S.T.M., D.D.

Minister, First Christian Church, Pacific
Grove; Executive Secretary, Church of the
Sequoias (summer).

Born: Wells County (Ind.). Sept. 12, 1897; s.
of Sarah (Hogg) and Wesley Daniel Woodruff.
Education: High school (Bluffton, Ind.);
Monmouth Coll. (111.) ; Boston Univ. (grad.
work) ; Oberlin Univ ; Pac. Sch. of Religion,
Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley).
Degrees- A.B., Monmouth Coll., 1922; Boston
Univ. (grad. work); S.T.B., 1925, S.T.M.,
1926, Univ. of Calif. ; Recommended Ge. Sec.
Cred., 1932, Adm. Cred. 1935, D.D., 1939,
Webster Univ. (Georgia).

Married: Grace Eunice, d. of James R. Titus,
in Santa Rosa (Calif.), 1926; ch.: James
Robert, Wesley Daniel, David Titus.
Prof. Record: Minister, St. Mark's Methodist
Ch. (Lawrence, Mass.); Dir., Rural Rel. Edn.
Project, Northern New Hampshire; Minister,
Kenmore Christian Ch. (Akron, Ohio), First
Christ. Ch. (Eureka, Calif.), Mills Terrace
Christ. Ch. (Oakland, Calif.); Dir., Edn.
Project for Oakland School Bd. at Alameda
Co. Detention Home (Calif.); Asst. Prof.,
San Jose State Coll. (Calif.) teaching sociol-
ogy; Minister, First Christ. Ch. (Pacific Grove,
Calif.) and E.xec. Secy., Ch. of the Sequoias
(Sequoia Nat. Park, Calif.) at present.
Directorships: Calif. Anti Narcotic League;
Calif. Temperance Fed.; Pres., Monterey Pen-
insula Ministerial Assn.

Army Record: U.S. Army, 1918, 45th Inf.;
transferred to Art. Officers Training Camp
at Camp Taylor (Ky.).
Religion: Disciples of Christ.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Camping, social discussions.
Bus. Address: 'Sunset Cabin," Box 101, Se-
quoia Nat. Park, Calif.

Home Address: First Christian Church, 119
12th St., Pacific Grove, Calif. *

WOODRUFF, James Lloyd, M.D.

Physician, Writer, Lecturer.

Born: Salt Lake City (Utah), November 5,

1880; s. of Fanny (Lloyd) and James Jackson

Education: Salt Lake public schools; Latter
Day Saints Univ.; Utah Univ.; Jefferson
Med. College.

Degrees: M.D., Jefferson Med. Coll., 1909.
Married: Josephine Diantha, d. of Judge John
Edge Booth, March 16, 1883; ch.: five.
Prof. Record: Assayer; Engr.; Editor of daily
paper, before medicine. Writer, Teacher, Lec-

Publications: The Restoration (lyrics for or-
atorio), The Golden Key (poems commemor-
ating Pioneers of Utah) ; many poems, philo-
sophical, religious and scientific articles.
Memberships: Sons of the Amer. Rev. (Utah

Religion: Ch. of Jesus Christ of Latter Day

Recreations: Hunting, social diversions, some
exploring, riding, climbing.
Bus. Address: 3406 W. Washington Blvd.,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1353 No. Vista St., Hollywood,
Calif. *

WOODS, Professor Baldwin Munger,

E.E., M.S., Ph.D., F.A.A.A.S.
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Uni-
versity of California, Berkeley.
Born: Lampasas (Texas), Sept. 22, 1887; s.
of Eloise (Munger) and Michael L. Woods.
Education: Univ. of Texas; Univ. of Calif.;
Universite de Paris; Universitat zu Munchen.
Degrees: E.E., Univ. of Texas, 1908; M.S.,
1909, Ph.D., 1912, Univ. of Calif.
Married: Bessie, d. of Avanelle (Cory) and
Charles William Harshman, in Berkeley (Cal-
if.), June, 1918; ch.: Baldwin Charles, Robert
Harshman, Ronald Munger.
Prof. Record: Asst. in Applied Math., Univ.
of Texas, 1907-08; John W. Mackay, Jr.,
Fellow in Electrical Engineering, 1908-10,
Asst. in Math., 1910, Instr. in Math., 1910-
14, Instr. in Theoretical Mechanics, 1914-15,
Asst. Prof., Theoretical Mechanics, 1915-19,
Prof of Aerodynamics, 1919-30, Prof, of
Mechanical Engineering, 1930—, Chmn., Dept.
of Mechanical Engineering, 1930-36, U. of
Calif. (Berkeley) : various consulting activ-
ities, in the fields of applied mechanics, aero-
nautics, and air conditioning, 1919 — .
Adm. Experience: Univ. Examiner, Oct., 1916-
18, July, 1919-Dec., 1920; Dean of the .sum-
mer session in Los Angeles. Nov., 1920-22;
Asst. Dean of the Univ., 1923-24; Asso. Dean,
1924-30; Representative in Educational Re-
lations, 1923-30; Chmn., Dept. of Mechanical
Engineering, 1930-36.

Public Relations: Chmn., Nat. Com. for the
Award of Boeing Scholarships, 1929-37, Nat.
Com for the Award of United Air Lmes
Scholarships, 1937—; Member, Engrs. Council
for Prof. Development, Delegatory Com., Re-
gion VI (ASME), 1936-39, and Chmn., Region
VII, Com. on Eng. Schools, 1940—; Exec.
Com of the Aeronautic Div., 1938-39, Exec.
Com., Applied Mechanics Div., 1939, A.S.M.E.
Publications: Logarithms of Hyperbolic Func-
tions to Twelve Significant Figures (with
Frederick E. Pernot) ; Dynamics of Airplanes
and Airplane Structures (with John E. Young-
er) ; Forced Vibration of Axially Loaded Con-
tinuous Beams and Shafts (with John E.
Younger) ; univ. bulletins, and miscellaneous



technical and non-tcchnlcal articles and dis-

Mt'tnlxixliips: Com. on .symbols, DIv. of Ap-
plied Mechanics, ASMK; Sub-Corn. No. 2,
Symbols for Mechanics. Amer. Standards As-
sn., Com. on the Lamme Award, S.P.K.K.:
Bd. of Award, Daniel GuKKcnheim Medal
Fund, Inc., 19.'}-4— : Calif. Com. on Kolation of
Electricity to AKriculture; Technical Sub-
Corn., Advisory Com. on Motor Vehicle Legis-
lation, State Div. of Motor Vehicles; Chmn.,
Region 8. Nat. Resources Planning Bd., la'i!),
succeeding Nat. Resources Com., 193(i-11.
Council S.P.E.E. since la'iS); Com. on Research
Am. Soc. Heating & Ventilating Engineers,
1939-41. Mem., Advisory Commn. on Engrg.
Training for national def. U.S. Office of
Edn., 1940 — ; Chmn., Water Resources Com.,
Nat. Resources Planning Bd., 1941 — .
Societies: Fellow, Amer. Assn. for Advance-
ment of Science: Amer. Soc. of Mech. Engrs. ;
Amer. Soc. of Heating and Ventilating Engrs.;
Soc. for Promotion of Engrg. Edn. ; Air Con-
ditioning Soc. of San Francisco (Hon.); U.S.
Naval Inst. ; Inst, of the Aeronautical Sci-
ences (Founder Mem.); Amer. Soc. of Plan-
ning Officials Pres., 1941; Pac. Coast Gas
Assn. ; Nevvcomen Soc. of Eng. ; Sigma Xi, Tau
Beta Pi (Alumni Mem.), Eta Kappa Nu (Asso.
Mem.), Phi Delta Kappa (Faculty Mem.);
Clubs: Diablo Country, Faculty, Engineers,
100,000 Mile (United Air Lines), and Com-
monwealth Club of Calif.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Tennis.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Berkeley,

Home Address: 249 "The Uplands," Berkeley,

WOODS. Charles Franklin. B.L.

Librarian, Riverside Public Library and Riv-
erside County Free Library.
Born: Syracuse (Nebr.), Aug. 23, 1879; s. of
C. Helen (Bray) and Frank A. Woods.
Education: High Schools (Syracuse and Lin-
coln, Nebr.); Univ. of Neb.; Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: B.L, Univ. of Calif., 1913.
Married: Twice (divorced and then widowed);
eh.: two daughters, one son (all married).
Prof. Record: Landholder, Interstate Express
(Clerk, Correspondent and Agent), Librarian.
Library Career: Asst., Univ. of Calif. Libr.,
1911-13; Mechanics-Mercantile Libr., 1913-17;
Librarian, San Jose Free Public Libr., 1917-
22, and Riverside Public Libr., 1922 — . Dir-
ector, Riverside Library Serv. Sch.
Publications: Articles in Library Journal.
Awards: "C" for chess at Univ. of Calif.
Memberships: Pachappa Lawn Bowling Club.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Lawn bowling, chess.

Bus. Address: Riverside Public Library, Riv-
erside, Calif.

WOODS. Elizabeth Lindley,

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

Supervisor, Educational Research and Guid-
ance Section, Los Angeles Public Schools.
Born: Streator (111.), Mar. 3, 1885; d. of
Sarah Rebecca (Renick) and Dr. Daniel L.

^duration: Univ. of Ore,; Clark Univ.
Df.grcea: A.B., Univ. of Ore., 19(.)5; M.A.,
1910, and Ph.D., 1913, Clark Univ.
Prof. Rrcord: Instr. In P^nglish Literature,
Univ. of Oregon; Teacher of Psychology,
Rhode Island Normal Coll., 1913-14; Teacher
of Child P.sychol., Social P.sychol., and Dlr.,
Psychol. Lab., Vas.sar, three yrs. ; Clinical
P.sychologist, .Schs. of Pa.sadona (Calif.) 1916-
17; Dlr. Spl. p:dn.. State Dept. of Pub. Instrn.
(Wis.), 1917-25; Dlr., Dept. of Psychol, and
Ednl. Research, Pub. .Schs. (Los Angeles,
Calif.) since 1925; Lecturer, Wis., summers,
1922-23-24; Instr., So. Calif., summers, 1927-
28-31-.33-35; Instr., Univ. of Calif. (Los An-
geles), summer 1936; Western Workshop,
Prog. Edn., 19.38; Chmn., Sub-Corn,
on Child and his Sch., White Conf.;
Staff Mem., Commn. on the Study of Adoles-
cents, P.E.A., 1938.

Publications: Ednl. articles in Journal of
Educational Research, Educational Method.
Child Study, Progressive Education, Section
III, Education and Training, White House

Memberships: N.E.A., A.A.A.S., Amer. Psy-
chol. Assn.; Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Lambda

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

Home Address: 2252 Kenilworth, Los Angeles.

WOODSON. Tennessee. A.B.


Born: Bethpage (Tenn.), Jan. 5, 1896; d. of
Mary Ellen (Poston) and Edwin Allen Wood-

Education: Univ. of Tenn.; Tenn. Coll.
Degrees: A.B., Tenn. ColL, 1921.
Literary Record: Writer of short stories, ar-
ticles, verse, all published under pseudonym
"Lucretia Penny," since 1930, in Hygeia,
Survey Graphic, Saturday Evening Post, Cor-
onet, Sunset, Comvionweal, and others.
Memberships: Calif. Writers Guild.
Home Address: Route 2, Puente, Calif.

WOODWARD. Albert Arthur

Director, History and Anthropology, Los An-
geles County Museum of History, Science and

Born: Des Moines (Iowa), Apr. 18, 1898; s.
of Dora (Mechling) and Harlan J. Woodward.
Education: Ramona Union High Sch.; Univ.
of Calif. (Berkeley) ; Cummings Sch. of Art
(Des Moines).

Married: Eleanor Ruth, d. of David Rogers,
in New York City, June 16, 1923; ch.: Ruth

Prof. Record: Entered newspaper field as
Reporter (New York), 1922-24; Field Man
in Anthropology, Los Angeles Co. Mus., 1925;
Staff of Mus. of the Amer. Indian, Heye
Foundation, New York City, 1926-28; Dir. of
Hist, and Anthropology, Los Angeles Co.
Mus., since 1928; conducted archeological
expeditions in Ariz, and Utah, 1929-30-31; ex-
cavated Indian sites in Calif, along the coast
and on Channel Islands, 1929-40; on leave
of absence with Mus. Div., Nat. Park Serv.,
1934-36, acting as Technician and Asst. Chief,
Mus. Div., 1936.

Directorships : Pres., Southwestern Arch. Fed.,



Publications: Fifty articles, one book, on
subjects relating to history, archeology, and

Army Service: Volunteered in U.S.Army, 1918,
joined 20th Regt., Reg. Infantry, discharged
1919 as Corporal.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Non-partisan.
Recreations: Archery, reading, traveling.
Bus. Address: Los Angeles County Museum,
Exposition Park, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 5668 Airdrome St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

WOODWARD. Professor Comer Vann,

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

Associate Professor of History and Biography,
Scripps College.

Born: Vanndale (Ark.), Nov. 13, 1908; s. of
Elizabeth (Vann) and Hugh Allison Wood-

Education: Emory Univ.; Columbia Univ.;
Univ. of N.C.

Degrees: A.B., Emory Univ., 1930; M.A., Col-
umbia Univ., 1932; Ph.D., Univ. of N.C, 1937.
Married: Glenn, d. of David V. MacLeod, in
Chapel Hill (N.C), Dec. 21, 1937.
Prof. Record: Instr. of English, Georgia Sch.
of Tech., 1930-33; Asst. Prof, of Soc. Sci-
ences, Univ. of Fla., 1937-39; Visiting Asst.
Prof, of Hist., Univ. of Va., 1939-40; Asso.
Prof, of Hist, and Biography, Scripps Coll.
(Calif.), since 1940.

Publications: Tom Watson, Agrarian Rebel
(The Macmillan Co.), 1938; The South in
Search of a Philosophy (Univ. of Fla.), 1939.
Me^nberships: Amer. Historical Assn.; So.
Historical Assn. ; Amer. Assn. of Univ. Profs.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Independent.

Bus. Address: Scripps Coll., Claremont, Calif.;
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C
Home Address: 1250 Harvard Ave., Clare-
mont, Calif. *

WOODWARD, Lawrence Newell.
Ph.B., LL.B.

Assistant Trust Officer, Bank of America.
Born: Glasco (Kan.), Aug. 16, 1899; s. of
Harriet Hope (Newell) and Liberty Ellsworth

Education: U.S. Naval Academy (Annapolis,
Md.); Yale Univ. (New Haven, Conn.); Ford-
ham Univ. Law School (New York City).
Degrees: Ph.B., Yale Univ.; LL.B., Fordham

Married: Margaret, d. of Marion (Gray) and
William Edgar McKee, of Los Angeles (Cal-
if.); ch.: Margaret Lauretta.
Bus. Record: Head of Personal trust depart-
ment of a New York bank, five yrs.; Attor-
ney-at-Law in New York City, three yrs.;
Assistant Trust Officer in Charge of trust
new business development in Southern Calif.,
since April, 1936.

Army Service: Served in United States Army
three months during World War I, 1918.
Memberships: Beta Theta Pi; Yale Club of
So. Calif.
Religion: Protestant.

Bits. Address: Bank of America, 650 So.
Spring St., Los Angeles, Caif.
Horne Address: 10534 Wellworth, Los An-
geles, Calif. *


Lawyer; City Attorney of Inglewood.
Born: Inglewood (Calif.), Jan. 30, 1890; s.
of Maria (Nan) (Hughes) and Willard Loomis
Wood worth.

Education: Inglewood Gram, and Union High
Sch.; Occidental Coll.; Univ. of So. Calif.,
Night Law Sch.

Married: Flora M. (Zier) in Inglewood (Cal-
if.), Sept. 8, 1913; ch.: Marjorie Flora.
Prof. Record: Resided in Inglewood (Calif.)
entire life; has been Atty. for various banks
and corpns. and in gen. and probate practice;
First. Ed. in Chief, Green and White (Ingle-
wood High Sch. Annual); admitted to bar of
Calif., 1913, to U.S. Dist. Court, So. Dist.
of Calif., 1914; City Atty. of Inglewood, since
1913, El Segundo, since 1917, South Gate,
since 1930, Redondo Beach, 1929-34, Man-
hattan Beach, since 1934; Asst. City Atty. of
Beverly Hills, 1918-22; City Atty. of Haw-
thorne, 1925-28 (all in Calif.). Pres., Ingle-
wood Rotary, 1926.

Directorships: Former Trustee, First Presby-
terian Church (Inglewood, Calif.).
Memberships: Chamber of Commerce (Dir.
for four yrs.); Inglewood Bar Assn. (First
Pres.); So. Calif. City Attys. Assn.; Los An-
geles Bar, Calif. State Bar, and Amer. Bar
Assns.; Woodmen of the World; Masons;

Bus. Address: 210 E. Queen St., Inglewood,

Home Address: 807 La Brea Dr., Inglewood,

WOODWORTH, Frances Alice

Head Librarian, O.xnard Public Library.
Born: Seneca (Kan.), July 9, 1894; d. of Kate
(Treat) and Samuel Kline Woodworth.
Education: Grad., Los Angeles Pub. Llbr.
Sch., 1925.

Prof Record: Senior Attendant, San Diego
(Calif.) Pub. Libr., 1922-23; Branch Librar-
ian, 1923-24; Los Angeles Pub. Libr. Branch
Librarian, 1925-35; Head Librarian, Oxnard
Pub. Libr., since 1935.

Memberships: Amer. Libr. Assn.; Calif. Libr.
Assn.; Oxnard Monday Club, Art Club, Bus.
and Prof. Women's Club.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Oxnard Public Library, Ox-
nard, Calif.

Home Address: 828 Fourth St., Oxnard, Calif,
and 5024 Ninth Ave., Los Angeles, Calif.

WOODWORTH, Professor Mabel,

Mus.B., Mus.M.

Assistant Professor of Harmony and Dictation,

University of Southern California.

Born: Marshalltown (Iowa), Dec. 7, 1889;

d. of Mary (Cooper) and Jerome Merrill


Education: Pub. schs. (Des Moines and Perry,

Iowa); Grinnell (Iowa) Coll.; Univ. of So.




Degreen: Mus.IJ., Grinnell Coll., 1928; Mus.M.,
Univ. of So. Calif., 1935.

Pro/ Record: IUm<I of Mu.slc Dcpt. Mo. Chris-
tian Coll. (Camden Point, Mo.); Head ol
Theory Dept., Carthage Coll.; Prof, of Har-
mon.v. New York Univ.. .summer, 1925; Univ.
of So. Calif, since 1925, now In the capacity
of A.sst. Prof, of Harmony and Dictation;
has written compositions for voice, violin,
string quartet, male chorus, women's trio,
and orchestra.

Directorships: Faculty Advisor, Phi Beta
Sor. : Bd. of Dirs., Pro Musica for three yrs.
Publications: Women's Chortis (3), Male Chor-
us (21, and Vocal Solos (2) (published by Carl

Awards: Nat. prizes, 1928, Lyric Club of
Milwaukee. Male Chorus. Kipling's L'Envoi;
1938, $100 prize, Ginn and Co. Contest, Wo-
men's Trio; Won contest, 1928, for setting
Semi-Centennial Ode (Univ. of So. Calif.).
Metnberships: Native Amer. Composers; Pro
Musica; Women's Press Club; Phi Beta, Pi
Kappa Lambda, Phi Kappa Phi.
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Gardening, cooking, viisting art
galleries, attending plays and concerts.
Bus. Address: Univ. of Southern California,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 3944 Cherrywood Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif.

WOOLF, Professor Montague Sydney.

B.S., M.A., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., F.A.C.S.,

Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery, Uni-
versity of California Hospital.
Born: Plymouth (Eng.), Dec. 3, 1883; s. of
Gertha (Muller) and Benjamin Woolf.
Education: Birmingham and London Univer-
sities (Eng.); Bonn and Heidelberg Univer-
sities (Germany).

Degrees: B.S., 1912, and M.A., 1907, Birming-
ham Univ.; M.R.C.S., and L.R.C.P., London
Univ., 1914.

Married: Grace L.. d. of George W. McCon-
nell, in San Francisco (Calif.), 1924.
Prof. Record: Resident Surgeon, 1918-20, and
Visiting Surgeon to Out-Patients, since 1920,
Univ. of Calif. Hosp. (San Francisco) ; Vis-
iting Surgeon, Children's Hosp. (San Fran-
cisco), 1922-27; Surgical work in Europe,
1925-26; Asst. Clinical Prof, of Surgery, Univ.
of Calif. Hosp., 1927-38; Visiting Surgeon
(Proctologist), Univ. of Calif. Hosp., since
1928: Chief of Proctologic Service, St. Mary's
Hosp. (San Francisco), since 1935; Asso. Clin-
ical Prof, of Surgery, Univ. of Calif. Hosp.
Publications: Principles of Surgery for Nurses
(W. B. Saunders Co.), 1925; numerous med-
ical and scientific articles published in health
and scientific journals.

Arjny Service: Royal Army Med. Corps, Eng.,
Civilian Surgeon, Army Barracks (Hounslow, .
Eng.), Naval Transport Service (British),

Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Coll. of Surgeons

(since 1924) and Amer. Proctologic Soc. (since

1937); Mem., Amer. Bd. of Surgery (Founders

Group); Calif. Acad, of Med.; San Francisco

Co. Med. Soc.

Religion: Jewish.

Recreations: Golf, fishing, and painting.

Bus. Address: .384 Post St., San Francisco,

Home Address: .15 Verba Buena Ave., San
Francisco, Calif. •

WOOLFOLK, Josiah Pitts (pen name.
Jack Woodford)


Born: Chicago (III.), Mar. 25, 1894; s. of Ada
(Cochran) and Josiah Pitts Woolfolk V.
Education: High schools in Chicago; North-
western Univ.

Married: Josephine Hutchings of New York
City. Nov. 20, 1916 (now divorced); ch.:
Louella Annette Pitts.

Prof. Record: Has written many books, and
has been a Motion Picture Scenarist with
Warner Bros, and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Publications: Trial and Error, 1933; (under
name of Jack Woodford) The Evangelical
Cockroach, 1929 (short stories) ; also (novels)
Sin and Such, IttSO; White Meat, 1931; Here
is My Body, 1932; City Limits, 1932; Find the
Motive, 1932; Unmoral, 1932; Hlegitimate
1933; Five Fatal Days, 1933; Indecentf, 1934
Delinquent, 1934; Strangers in Love, 1934,
Temptress, Vice Versa, both in 1935; She
Liked the Man. 1936; Gods Lap, 1936; Gen-
tleman from Parnassus, 1936; Love at Last,
1937; (novels under the name of CJordon
Sayre) Assistant Wife, Unwilling Sinner,
Rented Wife, all in 1933; Male and Female^
Fiddler's Fee, both in 1934; Possessed, Mir-
age of Marriage, both in 1935; Wife to Trade,
Three Gorgeous Hussies, both in 1936; Ecstasy
Girl, Honeymoon Delayed, both in 1937; (nov-
els) (under name of Sappho Henderson Britt)
Love in Virginia, Passion in the South, both in
1935; (novels under name of Howard Ken-
nedy) Lady Killer, 1935, Come Into My Parlor,
1936; Lady Mislaid, 1937; Proxy Princess,
1937; Earthquake (play), 1939; How to Have
a Brain Child, 1940. Contributed short stories
and articles to Ajnerican Mercury, Forum,
Cosmopiltan, and other periodicals.
Memberships: Author's League of Amer.; An-
cient Free & Accepted Masons.
Religion: Christian Scientist.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: P.O. Box 2205, Hollywood,

Home Address: 6731 Leland Way, Hollywood,

WOOLFOLK. Louella Annette Pitts
(Pen name: Louella Woodford)


Born: Richmond (Va.), Nov. 20, 1918; d. of
Wilhelmina Josephine (Hutchings) and Josiah
Pitts Woolfolk (Jack Woodford).
Education: Private schs., Virginia. Boston,
and Florida.

Literary Record: Writes under the name of
Louella Woodford, is Author of two novels.
Two Against Fate (Arcadia), 1935, and Maid
Unafraid ((^d\\1n). 1937, and of many short
stories and poems published in various Ameri-
can magazines.

Memberships: Author's League of Amer.;
United Daughters Confederacy; Daughters of
Amer. Rev.

Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations : Equestrienns.



Bus. Address: P.O. Box 2205. Hollywood,

Calif., and Author's League of America, 6 E.

.39th St., New York, N.x.

Home Address: 6731 Leland Way, Hollywood.


WOOLLEY, Charles H.

President. Sunset Magazine, Inc.

Bor7i: Cincinnati (Ohio), Feb. 4, 1872; s. of

Blanche (Lyons) and George Washington


Education: Pub. schs. of Ohio.

Married: Bertha (Davis) in Hartwell (Ohio),
Oct. 12, 1897; ch.: Davis (deceased).

Prof. Record: Began pub. career in the ad-
vertising dept .of ScrippS-McRea League of
newspapers, 1893; Advertising Mgr., 1898-99,

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