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1, 1898; ch.: Mrs. Evelyn Messenger.
Prof. Record: Served as Calif. Senator, 1907-
15; banking in Arizona, 1920-30; formerly
Dir., of Bank of Commerce and Trust Co.,
and So. Trust and Commerce Bank; on advis-
ory Board of Bank of America Nat. Trust &
Savings Assn. Member, firm of Wright,
Thomas and Dorman (formerly Wright, Mon-
roe, Harden and Thomas).
Directorships: U.S. Grant Hotel; So. Title
and Trust Co.; Peoples Finance and Thrift
Co.

Memberships: Benevolent Protective Order of
Elks.

Politics: Republican Independent.
Bits. Address: Southern Title Bldg., 948 Third
Ave., San Diego, Calif.
Home Address: 2470 B St. ,San Diego, Calif.*

WRIGHT. Louis Booker. A.B., M.A.,
Ph.D.

Member of Research Staff, Huntington

Library.

Born: Greenwood Co. (S.C), Mar. 1, 1899;

s. of Lena (Booker) and Thomas Fleming

Wright.

Education: Wofford College; and Univ. of

N.C.

Degrees: A.B., Wofford College, 1920; M.A.,

1924, Ph.D., 1926, Univ. of N.C.

Married: Frances Marion, d. of Blanche and



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Wesley A. niack, In .Sparlanburg (S.C. ), June
10, 1925.

Prol. Record: City PUlllor, Indcx-.lournnl
(C;reenw()oil, S.C), 192()-U.i; Instr. in Eng-
lish, Univ. of N.C., li)26-L>7, A.sst. Prof., 1929-
30. Asso. I'rof., 19;«)-:?2; VlsiUng Prof, of
EnKlish. Kmory Univ. (winter), 19;i0; Mem. of
Research Staff, Huntington Library, 1931—;
As.so. in English, Calif. Inst, of Technologv,
1931^; Lecturer in English, Univ. of Calif.
(Los Angeles), 1934 — ; Visiting Prof, of Eng-
lish, Univ. of Mich, (summer), 1935.

PubUcntions: Middle-Class Culture in Eliza-
bethan England (Huntington Library), 1935;
Puritans in the South Seas (with Mary Isabel
Fry; Henry Holt and Co.), 19.3(5; The First
Gentlemen of Virginia (Huntington Library),
1940; and Editor, The Letters of Robert Car-
ter (Huntington Library), 1940; also many
articles and reviews.

Army Record: Private, U.S. Army, Platts-
burg Training Camp, 1918; Inf. Instr. as Sgt.,
Wofford College, 1918, World War I.
Memberships: Tudor and Stuart Club (Johns
Hopkins), Athenaeum (Pasadena, Calif.);
Phi Beta Kappa.

Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Huntington Library, San Ma-
rino, Calif.

Home Address: 580 So. Berkeley, Pasadena,
Calif.



WRIGHT, Norman Sdreng

Author; Organist-Director, First Methodist
Church.

Born: Moorhead (Minn.), Jan. 29, 1905: s. of
Christina (Soreng) and Albert Julius Wright.
Education: Moorhead High School; Concordia
College; Sorbonne (Paris).
Married: Ruth Angela, d. of F. Guy Wooden,
in Los Angeles (Calif.), Sept. 16, 1933.
Prof. Record: Pianist and Accompanist, 1917;
Organist, Catholic Cathedral (Fargo, N.D.),
1919-23; Trinity Church (Moorhead, Minn.),
1923-24; Eglise des Etrangers (Paris, France),
1926; Solo Organist, Gaumont Palace and
Paramount Theaters (Paris), 1925-28; e.xclu-
sive Organ Recording Artist for Pathe, 1926-
29; Rochester (N.Y.) Centennial, 1934, Cleve-
land (Ohio) Centennial, 1936; Organist-Dir.,
First Methodist Church (Hollywood, Calif )
since 1937.

Publications: David: The Boy Shepherd Who
Became King (music-drama, Hollywood
Bowl); Twenty-Third Psalm; Tired Cowboy,
etc.

Memberships: Authors Club (hon.).
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: First Methodist Church, 6817
Franklin Ave., Hollywood, Calif.

Home Address: 826 Third Ave., Los Angeles,
Calif. *



WRIGHT. Paul, A.B.

Newspaperman, Correspondent.

Born: Monroe (Wis.), Oct. 22, 1876; s. of

Eda Emily (Gould) and William Morris

Wright.

Education: Univ. of Wis.
Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Wis., 1900.
Married: Heloise Gal, d. of Francis Powell
Esterly, in New York City, Sept. 25, 1901;
ch.: Randall.



Prof. Record: Newspaperman since 1900.
With the A.K.K. (Siberia) as Staff Correa-
pondenl. The Chicago JJuily News, 1918-19;
traveled for the Chicago Daily News In Japan,
China, Manchuria, Siberia, Russia, Phlllp-
I)ines, and India, 1926-.'J0.

Recreations : Microscopy, the Ural-Altaic races.
Home Address: Lynwood, Calif.

WRIGHT. Stanton MacDonald

Artist, Lecturer, Author; State Supervisor and
Technical Consultant on Southern California
Art Project, WPA.

Born: Charlottsville (Va.), July 8, 1890; s.
of Annie (Van Vranken) and Archibald Dev-
onporte Wright.

Education: Private tutors and public schs.
(Lynchburg, Va.); private schs. (Los An-
geles, Calif.) and Sorbonne (Paris).
Prof. Record: Regional Advisor for seven
states on WPA Art Program; Consultant and
Pres. of Petrachrome Co. ; State Supervisor
and Technical Consultant on Southern Calif.
Art Project, WPA.

Publications: A Treatise on Color. Co-Author
with Willard Huntington Wright The Future
of Painting, Modern Painting, The Creative
Will.

Religion: Pantheist.
Politics: Independent.

Recreations: Sculptural-stone cutting, educa-
tional films on esthetic subjects, chess and
carpentry.

Bus. Address: 1845 So. Western Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 1548 Sixteenth St., Santa

Monica, Calif.

Other Address: 2326 W. 23rd St., Los Angeles,

Calif.

WYANT. George Glendining, A.B.

Treasurer and Business Manager, First Uni-
tarian Church; Treasurer and Director, Sun-
set Hall.

Born: Stamford (Conn.), 1887; s. of Laura
(Glendining) and Cieorge Martin Wyant.
Education: Yale Univ.
Degrees: A.B., Yale U., 1909.
Married: Irene Parmelee, d. of Frank J.
Linsley, at New Haven (Conn.), 1919; ch. :
Beatrice, Linsley.

Prof. Record: Formerly Editor, The Book-
man; Manager, Yale University Press; Sec-
retary and Director, Mayehoff Co. (New
York); traveled in Europe, 1925: came to
California in 1926. At present is Treas. and
Bus. Manager, First Unitarian Church (Los
Angeles) ; Treas. and Director, Sunset Hall.
Memberships: Beta Theta Pi (Yale).
Religion: Unitarian.
Politics: Democrat.

Bms. Address: 2936 W. Eighth St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 1345 Longwood Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

WYATT. Roscoe D., A.B., LL.B.

Chamber of Commerce Executive.
Born: Salem (Marion Co., 111.), Mar. 11,
1883; s. of Laura Evaline (Wham) and Rob-
ert Alexander Wyatt.
Education: So. 111. State Normal Univ. (Car-



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bondale) ; Univ. of HI. (Chsimpaign).
Degrees: A.B., 1909, LL.B., 1909, Univ. of
HI.

Married: Lillian Ethel, d. of John Wesley
Toler, in Carbondale (111.), June 11, 1908;
ch.: Francis D.

Bus. Record: Prin. of high schools in Newton
and Salem (111.), three years; employed in
Legal Depts. of General Land Office and U.S.
Forest Service, four years; practiced as a
Member of Illinois Bar, and served as Mayor
of the City of Salem (111.), 1913-15; asso.
with the Training School of Public Service in
New York City; served as Investigator for
the Bureau of Municipal Research in New
York, and as Field Agent with the Academy
of Political Science at Columbia Univ. Has
served as Executive of Chambers of Com-
merce in Hobo ken (N.J.) and in San Jose,
Oakland, San Mateo Co., and Redwood City
(Calif.), Organizer and Dir. of the San Mateo
Co., Historical Assn. since 1935.
Directorships: Dir. of the San Mateo Co. His-
torical Assn. ; Secy.-Mgr., Chamber of Com-
merce (Redwood (iity, Calif.).
Publications: Names and Places of Interest in
San Mateo County (pub. by San Mateo Co.
Title Co.), 1936.

Memberships: Acacia College Frat.; Phi Alpha
Delta; Kiwanis; Masonic.
Religion: Disciples of Christ Church.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: City Hall, Redwood City, Calif.
Home Address: "Peor Es Nada," 817 Hop-
kins Ave., Redwood City, Calif.

WYLDE, Mrs. Henry Anson (see
HOWARD. Hildegarde)

WYLLIE, Brigadier General Robert
Evan. D.S.M., U.S.Army
Army Officer (retired).

Born: Assam (British India), Apr. 3, 1873;
s. of Adeline Emily (Cobb) and Henry Shaw
Wyllie.

Education: Private schools in England and
Weymouth College (England).
Married: Marjorie Zoe, d. of Major Hastie A.
Stuart (U.S. Army), in Manila (P. I.), July
23, 1909; ch.: Zoe Roberta and Mrs. Reeves
Cross (Jean Louise).

Army Record: Enlisted in 3rd U.S. Artillery,
1895. Commissioned 2nd Lieut. 1st Arty.,
1898. Graduated from Artillery School,
School of Submarine Defense, Army War Col-
lege and Naval War College. Chief of Equip-
ment Branch, War Dept. General Staff, 1917-
21; Chief of Staff Sixth Corps Area, 1924-28.
Retired, Brigadier General, 1930.
Publications: "Romance of Military Insignia"
in the National Geographic, 1919. Orders,
Decorations and Insignia (Putnam's), 1920.
Articles on "Flags" and "Military Colours"
in the forthcoming edition of the Encyclo-
paedia Brittanica.

Awards: Distinguished Service Medal, Span-
ish-American and Worla War Medals; Order
of Danilo I (Montenegro).
Memberships: Republic Lodge, F.&A.M.
(N.Y.).

Religion: Episcopal.
Recreations: Gardening.

Home Address: 59 Parkside Dr., Berkeley,
Calif.



WYNKOOP. Asa. A.B., M.A., M.L.S.,
D.L.S.

Librarian (retired).

Born: Saugerties (N.Y.), Sept. 6, 1863; s. of
Mary Elizabeth (Shoonmaker) and Mynderse
Wynkoop.

Education: Rutgers Coll.; Union Theol. Sem.;
Columbia Univ.

Degrees: A.B., 1887, M.A., 1907, and D.L.S. ,
1927, Rutgers Coll.; M.L.S., The State Univ.
of New York, 1919.

Married: May S. (Stratton) in Albany (N.Y.),
Nov. 19, 1906; ch. : btratton.
Prof. Record: Teacher, Collegiate Grammar
Sch. (New York City), 1887-89; Fellow, Co-
lumbia Univ., 1892-94; ordained Presbyn.
ministry, 1893; Pastor, Trinity Church (South
Orange, "New Jersey), 1893-1901; apptd. State
Insp. of Pub. Libraries (Albany, New York),
1905; Founder, 1907, and Ed., New York Li-
braries; food administration, 1917-19; Dir.,
Libr. Insts., State of New York, also Dir.,
Libr. Extension Div., 1926; is now retired.

Directorships: Dir., Libr. Publicity in New
York for U.S.

Army Service: Food administration, 1917-19.

Publications: Library Com,m,issions, State Aid
and State Agencies, 1913; Compiler: Outlines
For Library Institutions (Univ., State of
N.Y.), 1914-27.

Memberships: New York Libr. Assn. (Pres.,
1926-27) ; Valley Hunt Club (Pasadena) ; Phi
Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon.

Religion: Presbyterian.

Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 480 Prospect Blvd., Pasadena,
Calif.



WYNNE. Leslie Bernard. A.B.



Born: Minneapolis (Minn.), June 6, 1887; s. of
Belle (Neil) and Thomas A. Wynne.

Education: New York pub. schs.; Ind. pub.
schs. ; (Cornell Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Cornell Univ., 1913, Graduate
School, 1914.

Married: Catherine Marie, d. of Catherine
(Hughes) and Philip Basso, in Indianapolis
(Ind.), Mar. 9, 1918; ch. : Thomas A., Jr.,
Leslie B., Jr.

Prof. Record: With Gen. Elec. Co. (Lynn,
Mass.), 1911-1912. Schenectady, 1916-1917;
Mgr., Research Dept., Indianapolis Light and
Heat Co., 1919-27; free lance Writer, since
1927, living in Sierra Madre (Calif.).

Army Record: Enlisted as Pvt., May, 1918;
First Class Sergeant, Aug., 1918; Commis-
sioned Second Lieut., Air Service, Jan., 1919,
discharged in March, 1919.

Memberships: Cornell Club of Calif.

Religion: Roman Catholic.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Mountain climbing, swimming,
and gardening.

Home Address: 273 Sturtevant Dr., Sierra
Madre, Calif.; 3614 Ocean Front, Newport
Beach, Calif.



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X. STUART (Stuart X)—

\l'uh. (IS wnlli'ii (It r((iursl af Mr. X. Ed.\

Prophet (past the five meditations of
Buddha)—

PsychoIORlst (long before the term became
re-spectable) —

Philosopher - Philologist - Biologist - In-

divld-uallst - and

Recorder — of his now passing race —

Born — Brooklyn (New York), Dec. 10, 1864 —

Named — "Henry Clifford Fowler Stuart" —

(dropped the "Fowler" — as soon as he grew

strong enough —

dropped the "Clifford" because no one would

use it —

dropped the "Henry" — because there were

too-many henerys —

and anne-x-ed an "X" — to mark his un-

known-ness) —

Left school at fourteen - escaping further

e-duc-ation (mental emasculation) lost thirty

years - on other peoples' busy-ness.

Author — of Principally About Finance and

A Prophet in His Own Country (both of which

he had to print and distribute himself —

and ori-gyn-all matter — for many other books

— for which the whirled — are not yet read-y-

Retired — for over thirty years—

And growing — more and more tired — of "La

Comedie Humaine" —

Aspiration — to avoid in carne re-nating —



YANKWICH. Leon R,. LL.B., J.D., LL.D.

Judge, U.S. District Court.
Born: Jassy (Roumania), Sept. 25, 1888; s.
of Sara (Hercovici) and Zaida-Godya Yank-
wich.

Education: Preparatory edn. in Roumania;
Willamette Univ.; Loyola Univ.
Degrees: LL.B., Willamette U., 1909; J.D.,
1926, and LL.D., 1929, Loyola U.
Married: Helen, d. of Augusta (Kietzanan)
and Peter Werner, in Los Angeles (Calif.),
Jan. 22, 1919; ch.: Peter and Ilyana.
Prof. Record: Came to U.S., 1907; natural-
ized, 1912; admitted to practice in Ore., 1909;
engaged in the practice of law in Modesto
(Calif.), 1909-16, in Los Angeles, 1916-27;
Judge, Superior Court, Los Angeles Co., 1927-
35; Judge. U.S. Dist. Ct., So. Dist. of Calif.,
since 1935: Lecturer on Pleading and Practice,
St. Vincent Sch. of Law, Loyola U. ; some of
the outstanding cases he tried are: as Judge
of Superior Ct., tried witliout jury and con-
victed the heads of the Richfield Oil Co. for
misuse of corporate funds; as U.S. Dist.
Judge, tried case of Harry Thomas Thompson,
charged with peace-time espionage, the first
of its kind in the whole hist, of U.S.; sus-
tained the marketing provisions of the A. A. A.
as applied to citrus fruit and walnuts in
Calif., holding that they were not invalidated
by Supreme Ct. decisions in processing tax
case; in a famous case in 1928, made the
statement, "There are no illegitimate chil-
dren, only illegitimate parents," which was
adopted by the State of Calif, in registering
births.

Publications: Notes on Common Law Plead-



inu, 1925 and t'.y.V); California Pleading and
I'roc.rdure, 1!)2(); Ehhiu/h in the Lnv) 'if Lxbel,
1929; The ConHtitution and the Future, 19.'$fi;
Marriof/e and Divorce, 19.'J7; Nev) Federal
liuU.H of Civil Procedure, V.YMi; Contributor
to numerous perlofllcals, articles on law, so-
ciology, and literature, such as New York
University Law Review, Southern California
Law Review, U.S. Law Revxev), American Bar
Association Journal, Georgetown University
Quarterly. Journal, Patent Office Society,
Commercial Law News, Modern Lanr/uage
Forum, Script, etc., is Co-Author rwith the
Hon. Thomas H. Griffin) of "California
Women's Eight-Hour Law," successfully de-
fending its constitutionality.
Army Service: Served in World War I; was
honorably discharged as Sgt. in 1918.

Memberships: Los Angeles, Calif., and Amer.
Bar Assns.; Modern Language A.ssn. of Amer.
Southwest Acad.: Amer. Legion, Ma.son fK.T.
32"' Scottish Rite and Shrine) : Jonathan Club.

Recreations: History, French literature, and
sun bathing,

Bus. Address: Federal Bldg., Los Angeles,
Calif.

Home Address: 3225 Waverly Dr., Los An-
geles, Calif. •



YATES, Franklina Gray

Author, Critic.

Born: San Antonio (Tex.), July 25, 1874; d.

of Sarah L. (Webb) and James H. French.

Education: St. Mary's Hall (San Antonio,
Tex.).

Married: Francis Gerritt Yates, in San An-
tonio (Tex.), Nov. 9, 1898; ch. ; Francis
Eugene, Harriet E. (Mrs. Cooper), Evelyn
Soldini, and Franklina (Mrs. Wilson).
Prof. Record: Teacher in Ft. Worth (Tex.),
six yrs. : Adv. Mgr. of dry goods store (Ft.
Worth), three yrs.; Adv. Mgr., F. C. Nash
& Co. (Pasadena, Calif.), seven and one-half
yrs.; Feature Writer Star News (Pasadena),
one yr.; helped organize Pasadena Adv. Club
(now defunct).

Directorships: So. Calif. Women's Press Club
(First Vice-Pres.); Dir., Article-Journalism
Section, engaged in criticism.
Publications: Feature articles such as "Origin
of Title 'Prince of Wales'," "When England
Had Dollars," etc.

Memberships: Soc. of Mayflower Descendants
in the State of Calif.; Mayflower Daughters;
Daughters of Amer. Rev. ; So. Calif. Women's
Press Club, t-riday Morning Club; Huguenot
Soc; Prof. Writer's League.
Religion: Protestant (Presbyterian).
Politics: Democrat.

Home Address: 307 So. Norton Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.; 733 Malcolm Ave., W. Los An-
geles, Calif. •



YAW, Ellen Beach

Prima Donna Soprano.

Born: Boston (N.Y.), d. of Mary Jane

(Beach) and Ambrose Yaw.

Education: Spring\ille (N.Y.) Acad.; studied

singing with Mme. Hervor Torpadie (New

York) and Mme. Matilda Marchesi (Paris,

France).

Married: (1) Vere (3oldthwaite (deceased) in
Boston (Mass.). (2) Franklin Ccinnon (di-
vorced) in New York City.



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Prof. Record: Operatic debut made in Rome
(Italy) ; Amer. debut at Metropolitan Opera
(New Yorkl ; made numerous concert tours in
the British Isles and in the U.S.
Memberships: Hon. Mem., Alpha Chi Omega.
Religion: Christian Science.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 601 Cameron Ave., Covina,
Calif.

YEAGER, Dorr Graves. A.B., M.A.

Naturalist; Assistant Chief, Museum Division,
National Park Service.

Born: Grinnell (Iowa), June 23, 1902; s. of
Ethel (Graves) and Harry I. Yeager.
Education: Grinnell College (Iowa).
Degrees: A.B., 1926, M.A., 1928, Grinnell
College.

Married: Eleanor Ann, d. of Joe Mills, in Den-
ver, Colo., 1935; ch.: two.
■ Prof. Record: Entered National Park Service
after grad. from Grinnell Coll. and has held
following positions: Park Naturalist, Yellow-
stone Nat. Park, 1928-31; Rocky Mountain
Nat. Park, 1931-35; Asst. Chief, Field Div. of
Edn., 1935-37, Museum Div., 1937—.
Publications: Our Wilderness Neighbors, Ani-
mals of Rocky Mountain National Park, Bob
Flame, Ranger, Bob, Flame in Rocky Moun-
tain, Bob Flame in Death Valley, Scarface,
Chita, Gray Dawn; as well as magazine
articles.

Memberships: Mason; Sigma Delta Chi, Phi
Sigma.

Recreations: Gardening, writing.
Bus. Address: National Park Service, 331 Hil-
gard Hall, Berkeley, Calif.
Home Address: 52 Oak Dr., Orinda, Calif.*

YEE YIN NG

President and Managing Editor, Chung Sai
Yat Po.

Born: Jui-tau Village (Toi-shun Dist. Kwang-
tung, China), June 8, 1871; Mother. Louie
Shee and Father, Sheung Hok Ng.
Education: Kwong Yah Literary Coll. (Can-
ton, China).

Married: First and second wives dec; present
wife, Leung Shui Chuen, d. of Leung Gar
Jeung, in Canton (China), Dec. 13, 1919; ch.:
four sons and six daughters.
Prof. Record: Established the first Presby.
Chinese Sch. in Chinatown (Los Angeles),
Aug. 15, 1897; founded Wa Mi Sun Po (Chi-
nese Weekly), May 10, 1899 (Los Angeles);
one of staff who est. present Chung Sai Yat
Po (a Chinese daily), Feb. 16, 1900 (Sacra-
mento St., San Francisco), (the first Chinese
oversea daily newspaper ever established);
Gen Secy., and Founder of the first Chinese
Hosp. in Amer. (April 18, 1925. San Fran-
cisco) ; also Gen. Secy, of the Chinese YMCA,
located in separate building, Feb. 16, 1926
(Sacramento St., San Francisco).
Directorships: Chinese Hosp.; YMCA; Cham-
ber of Commerce (San Francisco) ; Presby-
terian Ch. of San Francisco (Elder); Pres.,
and Managing Edit, of Chung Sai Yat Po
(Chinese daily paper).
Religion: Presbyterian.

Bus. Address: Chung Sai Yat Po, 716 Sacra-
mento St., San Francisco, Calif.
Home Address: 610 E. 15th St., Oakland,
Calif. *



YENS, Karl (Karl Julius Heinrich
Jens)

Artist.

Born: Hamburg (Germany), Jan. 11, 1868; s.
of Otillie (Paech) and Christian Karl Jens.
Education: Apprentice, mural and decorative
arts, 1884-87; Art Student, Koniglich Kunst
GeWerbe Mus. (Germany), 1887-89.
Married: (1) Helen Grote), (dec). 1907;
ch.: Anna (Mrs. Dan Huntington Fenn), Otto,
and Elizabeth. (2) Kate (Petry) (deceased).
(3) Elsie (Wiesner) Manz, in Los Angeles,
Sept., 1926.

Prof. Record: Came to U.S., 1901, and was
naturalized, 1916. Mural and Decorative
Artist in New Eng., 1901-05, Washington,
D.C., 1905-06, New York City, 1907-10, Pasa-
dena and Los Angeles Calif., 1910-18, Laguna
Beach (Calif.), since 1919: has murals or
paintings in City Hall (Altona, Germany),
Country Club (Brookline, Mass.), Dequesne
Club (Pittsburgh, Pa.), Astor Theater (New
York City) ; represented in the Mus. of His-
tory, Science and Art, and William Henry
Russell Collection (Los Angeles), Fine Arts
Gallery (San Diego), Vanderpool Art. Assn.
(Chicago), High Sch. (San Pedro, Calif.),
Calif. State Bldg. TLos Angeles), Golden Gate
Internat. Expn., also m private collections.
Awards: First Prize, Calif. Water Color Soc,
1922, Painters and Sculptors Exhibit (Los An-
geles), 1923, Fine Arts Gallery (San Diego),
1926, Internat. Bookplate Assn. (Los Angeles),
1927; Bronze Medals at Biltmore Salon,
Painters of the West, 1926. and Painters and
Sculptors Club (Los Angeles). 1928; First
Gold Medal. Pacific Southwest Expn. (Long
Beach). 1928; Hon. Mention at Ariz. State
Fair, 1923, -27, -28, and at Calif. State Fair,
1935; Trophy at Internat. Aeronautical Art
Exhibit, 1937; several prizes from Laguna
Beach Art Assn.; Silver and Gold Medal,
Scandinavian Amer. Art Soc. of the West,
1939 and 1940.

Memberships: Los Angeles Art Assn. (Hon.
Life Mem.); Foundation of Western Art;
Acad. Western Painters. Laguna Beach
(Calif.) Art Assn.; Scandinavian Amer. Art
Soc. of the West.
Religion: Evangelical Lutheran.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 2079 So. Coast Blvd., Laguna
Beach, Calif.



YEOMANS. Patricia Henry. A.B.

Industrial Designer, Portrait Painter.

Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), May 31, 1917; d.
of Corinne (Stanton) and William M. Henry.

Education: Los Angeles public schools; Occi-
dental College; Calif. Grad. Sch. of Design.

Degrees: A.B., Occidental College, 1938.
Married: Edgar, s. of Nell (Dawson) and
Clifton Todd, in Vallejo (Calif.); ch.: Linda.
Prof. Record: U.S. National Jr. Girls Tennis
Champion (grass court singles and hard court
doubles), 1935; U.S. Nat. Women's Inter-
collegiate Tennis Champion (singles and
doubles), 1936 and 1937; Phi Beta Kappa,
1938. Oil portraits of George Cleland. Mary
Barbara Gifford. Donald Brown. Frank
Fagerburg. etc., 1938, 1939, 1940. Designer
for the Roberts Mfg. Corpn., 1938-40; Winner
of Award in Waterman Pen Design Contest,
1939.



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Mcinberxhijin: I'hl Hota Kappa; Los Angeles
Tennis Club.
Religion: Baptist.
Recrcatumn: Tennis, swimming.
Bus. Adiircsx: "Carmellta Gardens," Pasa-
dena, Calif.

Home Address: 760 So. Bronson Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif. •

YORTY. Samuel William, LL.B.

Law.vor.

Born: Lincoln (Neb.i, Oct. 1, 1909; s. of
Johanna (Kgan) and Frank Patrick Yorty.
Education: Southwestern Univ.; La Salle Ext.
Jniv.

Degrees: LL.B., La Salle Univ., 1939.
Married: Elizabeth Louise Hensol, in Los An-
geles (Calif.), Dec. 1, 1938.
Prof. Record: Member of Calif. Legislature
for two terms; Chmn., Assembly Com. to In-
vestigate Subversive Activities; Candidate
for U.S. Senator, 1940; formerly Exec. Secy.,
Auto Dealers Assn. of So. Calif.; Editor of
California Auto Dealer; Gen. Mgr., Laline
Products Co.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Tennis, badminton, bowling,
swimming.

Bus. Address: Bartlett Bldg., 215 W. Seventh
St., Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 2575 W. Fifth St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

YOST. Hartley F.

U.S. Consul (retired).

Born: Seewis (Grison, Switzerland), Sept. 20,
1877; s. of Elizabeth (Fluetsch) and George
Yost.

Education: Public schools of Osborne Co.
(Kansas); Washburn Coll. (Topeka, Kan.).
Married: Irma C, d. of Louis Blau, in Kirk-
land (Wash.), Oct. 7, 1908; ch.: Robert L.
Prof. Record: Sch. Teacher and farmer, 1896-
1906; Clerk of Dist. Court (Osborne Co.,
Kan.), 1906-08; Publisher, Osborne Co. News;
entered U.S. Consular Serv., 1908; Deputy
Consul General (Paris), 1909-13; Consular
Agent (Almeria, Spain), 1913-17; Vice-Consul
at Genoa (Italy), 1917-18; Consul at Santa
Rosalia (Mexico), 1918, at Guaymas, 1918-
24, Torreon (Mexico), 1924-26, Sault Ste.
Marie (Canada), 1926-31, Nogales, 1931-32,
Cologne (Germany), 1932-35; retired from the
Service, Dec. 31, 1935. Now Vice-Pres. and
Dir., Albert Albek, Inc. (mfgrs. of perfumes
etc.), (Los Angeles).
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Writing.

Bus. Address: 515 So. Fairfax Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 1736 Asbury Dr., Pasadena,
Calif.

YOST, Paul Kirkwood, B.S.

Vice-President, Security-First National Bank
of Los Angeles.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.), June 13, 1885;
s. of Mary E. (Ormsby) and John D. Yost.
Education: Lowell High School (San Fran-
cisco) ; Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: B.S., Univ. of Calif., 1909.



Married: Amy Helen, d. of Dr. and Mrs.



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