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(Prof. Willstatter) 1912-14; Instr., Danish
Roval Veterinary Acad. (Copenhagen) 1921-
23;" Prof, of Chem. and Dir. of the Chemical
Lab., Med. Sch., Univ. of Pecs (Hungary),
1923-39; Prof, of Organic Chem., Calif. Inst.
of Tech., since 1939.

Publications: Textbook of Organic Chemistry,
two vols, (in Hungarian), 1930-32; Carotinoide
(Springer, Berlin), 1934; Die Chromatograph-
ische Adsorptionsmeihode (with L. Cholnoky)
second edit. (Springer, Vienna), 1938, and
English translation (John Wiley & Sons,
N.Y.), 1940; Ed., Fortschritte der Chemie
organischer Naturstoffe; numerous articles
on the chemistry of natural organic com-
pounds in scientific journals.
Aivards: Laureate of the Medaille Pasteur
(Paris), 1935, and of the Grand Prize of the
Hungarian Acad, of Science, 1937.
Memberships: Mem., Hungarian Acad, of

Religion: Lutheran.

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



Born: New York City, Dec. 4, 1902; d. of

Esther (Zecher) and Hershl Zeitlin.

Education: New York public schools; Hunter

Degrees: A.B., Hunter Coll., 1923.

Married: Theodore, s. of Alexandra and Ivan
Nadejen, in Kharkov (Russia).

Prof. Record: Has written books; translated
books from French and German; contributor
to various magazines.

Publications: Skazki (Geo. H. Doran Co.),
1926; now being published by Farrar & Rine-
hart; Gessar Khan (Geo. H. Doran Co.), 1928;
Kings Pleasure (Harpers), 1930; translated
letters of Ernst Haeckl (Harpers), Vicki
Baum's Falling Star and Helene (Doubleday,
Doran), Colette's, The Ripening (Farrar &
Rinehart), and about a dozen others; now
writing for magazines.

Religion: Jewish.

Home Address: 108 No. Sycamore Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif. *

ZEITLIN. Jacob Israel

Rare Book Kxpert.

Born: Racine (Wis.), Nov. 4, 1902; s. of
Bessie Fannie (Hurwitz) and Louis Zeitlin.
Education: Fort Worth (Te.xas) public schools.
Married: Josephine Adrianna, d. of Dora and
Martin E. Ver Brugge (Emporia, Kan); ch.:
Judith Louon, David John.
Prof. Record: Sales Mgr., Acme Vinegar Co.
(Fort Worth, Texas), 1920-25; contributor to
newspapers and magazines; operated own bus.
from 1925 — ; formed and headed Primavera
Press, 1930-39; Pub. of many Calif, books.
Directorships: Pres., Jake Zeitlin, Inc.
Publications: For Whispers and Chants (Lan-
tern Press, San Francisco), 1927; contributor
to Readers Digest and other periodicals.
Memberships: Rounce and Coffin Club.
Religion: Jewish.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Ballads, fine printing, wine and
food, poetry.

Home Address: 624 So. Carondelet St., Los
Angeles, Calif.

ZELLHOEFER. Mildred Louise.

A.B., M.A.

Instructor, Citrus Union High School and
Junior College.

Born: Florence (Colo.); d. of Mary Louise
(Sievert) and August Carl Zellhoefer.
Education: Burke High School (S.D.) ; Occi-
dental College; and Stanford Univ.; Graduate
study, Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles).
Degrees: A.B., Occidental Coll., 1925; M.A.,
Stanford U., 1930.

Prof. Record: Social case work, Los Angeles
Co., 1925-28. Teaching, since 1930; Mem.,
Calif. Council of Education, 1938-39; Mem.
of Master Com. for Revision of Curriculum,
Los Angeles Co. ; Chmn. of Edn. for Los An-
geles Dist, Nat. Business and Professional
Women's Fed., 1936-39. Instr., Citrus Union
High School and Junior College (Azusa, Cal-
if.), on leave, 1940-41.

Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Kappa
Delta, Gamma Kappa Theta (social).
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Travel and domestic skills.
Home Address: 320 No. Stoneman Ave., Al-
hambra, Calif. *

ZIERER. Professor Clifford M..

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

Associate Professor of Geography, University
of California (Los Angeles).
Born: Batesville (Ind.), July 4, 1898; s. of
Gesina D. (Koester) and Albert G. Zierer.
Education: Indiana Univ. and Univ. of Chi-

Degrees: A.B., 1922, M.A., 1923, Indiana U;
Ph.D., Univ. of Chicago, 1925.
Married: Milla A., d. of Ira Martin in Colum-
bia City (Ind.); ch. ; Robert M. and Paul A.
Prof. Record: Asst. Prof, and Asso. Prof, of
Geography at the Univ. of Calif. (Los An-
geles), 1925 — . summer sessions Instr. at
Univ. of Cincinnati, 1925 and Northwestern
Univ., 1928.



Publications: Many articles In scientific Reo-
graphy Journals such as Annalu of the Asso-
ciation of Amrrican Gcof/r'iphers, The Oeo-
graphical Review, Kconotnic Qeography, etc.
Memberships: Numerous scientific, scholarly,
professional, and geographic societies.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Hepubllcan.

Recreations: Pholographv. travel and garden-

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

Howe Address: 12727 Highwood St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

ZIMMERMAN. (Mrs.) Carma Russell.

A.B., M.A.

County Librarian, Orange County Free Li-

Born: McLoud (Okla.) ; d. of Ida (Jenkins)
and William Luther Russell.
Education: Oklahoma College for Women
(Chickasha, Okla.); Univ. of Calif. (Ber-
keley), received Certificate of Librarianship,

Degrees: A.B., Okla. Coll. for Women, 1925;
M.A., Univ. of Calif., 1931.
Prof. Record: Asst., Berkeley (Calif.), Pub
Libr., 1930-31; City Librarian, Watsonville
(Calif.) Pub. Libr., 1931-35; County Lib-
rarian, Orange Co. Free Libr. (Santa Ana,
Calif.), since 1938.

Memberships: Calif. Libr. Assn. (Pres So
Dist., 1940-41).

Religion: Christian.

Bus. Address: Orange Co. Free Library, Santa
Ana, Calif.

Home Address: 809 No. Ross, Santa Ana
Calif. •

ZIMMERMAN. Hazel Louise

Poet, Writer; Owner and Director of First

Investment House for Women.

Born: Tecumseh (Mich.), May 23, 1899- d

of Helen S. (Sprague) and Martin Allan


Education: Tecumseh High School and Chi-
cago Academy of Music.

^^?v ^^'^°^'^' Connected with Aeolian Hall
(N.Y.t, 1920, Christian Science Monitor (Bos-
ton), 1921-22, San Francisco Journal 19*^3
Oakland Tribune, 1923; entered Financial
Field in San Francisco (Calif.), 1924; Finan-
cial Advt. Mgr., Bond House (San Francisco)
1924; asso. with Old Eastern Investment
House, San Francisco Office, 1924; Junior
Exec, in Charge of Women's Investment Ac-
counts. 1925, resigned, 1931; Mgr., Women's
Dept. San Francisco Bank, resigned 1932-
joined a group of Investment Counsellors re-
signed, 1936; established own Investment Bus-
iness serving women investors exclusively
Special Speaker on Finance, Mills College
Forum. 1937; Special contributing writer to
Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle
and contributor to several well known colum-

Directorships: Dir., First Investment House
for Women.

Publications: Authored two complete books
of sonnets in the petrarchan form (first since
E. B. Browning), 1936, 1939, received highest
critical comment. Sandals of Song, 1927 Sing-
ing Harbor, 1929, Dos and Dont's for the Wo-

men Investor. 1931 (all by the Metropolitan
I'rcss, San Francisco, Calif.); Green Grows
The Laurel (I'utnams, N.Y.), 19.'!6; Finaneinl
ABCs (private printing), 19.37; Sovereign
(Somerset, 19.37; The Wind Returns
(Putnams, N.Y.), 19.39. Special limited edition
of Three Sonnets (Hartley Jackson Pres.s),

Awards: Bronze Medal Award (Nat.) of Eu-
gene Field Soc. "for outstanding contribution
to American literature," 19.38. Honored by
Browning Soc. of San Francisco for two son-
net books.

Memberships: Berkeley Women's CItv Club-
Women's City Club, and Western Women's
Club (both in San FrancLsco).
Religion: Christian Scientist.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Poetry, song writing, writing
plays and novels, playing piano, singing, col-
lecting Staffordshire china houses, and snuff

Bus. Address: 908 Russ Bldg., San Francisco

Home Address: Huntington Apts., 1075 Cali-
fornia St., San Francisco, Calif.

ZOELLNER, Amandus Carl

Violinist, Teacher; President of the Zoellner
Conservatory of Music.

Born: Brooklyn (N.Y.), Nov. 7, 1892; s. of
Anna (Schneider) and Joseph Zoellner, Sr.
Education: Royal Conservatory (Brussels
Belgium); pupil of Joseph Zoellner. Sr., and
Cesar Thomson.

Married: Ruth K., d. of Julius Koehler in
Brooklyn (N.Y.), 1915; ch. : Ruth and Mar-

Prof. Record: Concertized extensively in Eur-
ope with Zoellner String Quartet (father
daughter, two sons). Taught violin at Ecole
CommunoU (Eterbeck), 1909-10; Mem., Dur-
ant Symphony Orchestra of Brussels, 1910-12-
has given over 2500 concerts in the U.S and
Canada with the Zoellner String Quartet. Head
of Violin Dept., Pomona College (Claremont,
Calif.), 1918-25; with members of the String
Quartet, organized the Zoellner Conservatory
of Music, 1922; Head of Violin Dept., Occi-
dental College (Los Angeles, Calif.), 1930-32-
now Pres. of the Zoellner Conservatory of

Publications: In collaboration with Joseph
Zoellner, Sr., the Zoellner Quartette Reper-
toire Album (Carl Fischer).
Awards: With members of Zoellner String
Quartet, decorated and awarded Silver Medal
by mother of the King of Belgium, "for dis-
tinguished work in music," 1911.
Religion: Unity.
Recreations: Photography and fishing.

Bus. Address: 323 So. Western Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 527 No. Crescent Dr., Beverly
Hills, Calif. K

ZORNES. James Milford

Artist; Painter.

Born: Camargo (Okla.), Jan. 25, 1908; s. of
Clara (Lindsay) and James Francis Zornes.
Education: Franklin High Sch. (Boise. Ida i-
San Fernando High School (Calif.), 1925-26-
Santa Maria College, 1927-28; Pomona College
1930-33; Otis Art Institute, 1929; studied with
F. Tolles Chamberlain.



Married: Gloria, d. of Harrietta May (Pitts)
and Charles Edward Codd, in San Diego
(Calif.), Feb. 3, 1934; ch.: Franz Milford.
Prof Record: Free lance Writer, Cartoonist,
Sailor, U.S. Merchant Marine, 1928-29; Gen.
Land Office Survey Service, 1925-30; Illus-
trated Botany Text for Dr. P. A. Munz
(Pomona College), 1933; Artist on PWAP,
1934; Artist, SERA, 1934-35; Mural Painter
for Dept. of Painting and Sculpture, 1936-38;
Teacher, Children's Class, Scripps College,
1936; Art Instr. at Polytechnic Elementary
and Junior High Schools (Pasadena), 1937-41;
Instr., Otis Art Inst. (Los Angeles), beginning
1940; Mural Painter for Claremont Post Of-
fice, El Campo Post Offic (Texas) ; assisted
Millard Sheets at San Francisco Worlds Fair.
Exhibited at Western Foundation of Art, Los
Angeles Museum, San Diego Museum, Amer.
Water Color Soc. (N.Y.), Corcoran Gallery
(Washington, D.C.), Chicago International
Exhibition Oil, San Francisco Worlds Fair,
1938-40; San Diego Exposition, Denver Mus-
eum, Cleveland Museum, Riverside Museum,
New York Brooks Galleries, London-Brooklyn
Museum (N.Y.). Represented in permanent
collections at San Diego Museum, Butler
Museum (Youngstown, Ohio), Los Angeles
Museum, White House Collection, Los Angeles
County Fair Collection, Glendale High School,
Beverly Hills High School, Metropolitan Mus-
eum of New York.

Awards: Hannah Tempest Prize (Pomona Col-
lege), 1931; First Prize in Water Color (Los
Angeles County Fair), 1933; "Old Adobe,"
White House Collection, 1934; Second Prize Oil
(Los Angeles County Fair), 1936, Second Prize
in Water Color, 1936; First Prize Water Color
(San Diego Museum), 1937; William Tuthill
Prize for Water Color (Chicago International
Water Color Exhibition, Chicago Art Inst.),
1938. Numerous honorable mentions.
Memberships: Calif. Water Color Soc, San
Diego Fine Arts Soc, Western Foundation of
Art, Pasadena Soc. of Artists, So. Print Club.
Recreations: Travel, reading and collecting.
Bus. and Home Address: Box 892, Pasadena,
Calif. *

ZUKOR, Adolph

Chairman of the Board, Paramount Pictures,


Born: Rlese (Hungary), Jan. 7, 1873.

Bus. Record: Elected Chmn. of the Board,

Paramount Pictures, Inc., June, 1935; elected

Pres., Paramount Broadway Corp., 1935; and

is also Chief Production Exec, Paramount

Pictures, Inc.

Memberships: Academy of Motion Picture

Arts and Sciences.

Bus. Address. Paramount Pictures, Inc., 5451

Marathon Ave., Hollywood, Calif.

ZWEIG. Fritz

Orchestra and Opera Conductor.
Born: Olomouc (Czechoslovakia), Sept. 8,
1893; s. of Mary (May) and Moritz Zweig.
Education: Schs. of Vienna (Austria).
Married: Tilly de Garmo-Zweig (Opera and
Concert Singer) ; ch. : Ralph de Garmo.
Prof. Record: "Hof theater Mannheim," 1912-
14 and 1918-21; Opera Dir. at Barmen-Elber-
feld, 1921-23; First Conductor, Berlin Stad-
tische Oper, 1923-27; First Conductor, Berlin
Staatoper, 1927-33, Opera Prague and Grand
Opera Paris, 1934-38, Paris, Grand Opera
and Opera Comique, 1938-40; Guest perform-
ances and concerts at London, Covent Gar-
den, Bruxelles, Moscow, Leningrad, Riga,
Paris, Prague, Bordeaux, Nice and Marseille.
Home Address: 8743 Holloway Dr., W. Holly-
wood, Calif. *

ZWICKY. Professor Fritz, B.S., Ph.D.

Astronomer; Associate Professor of Physics,
California Institute of Technology.

Born: Varna (Bulgaria), Feb. 14, 1898; s. of
Franzisca (Wrcek) and Fritz Zwicky.

Education: Federal Inst, of Technology (Zur-
ich, Switzerland).

Degrees: B.S., 1920; Ph.D., 1922, Federal
Inst, of Technology (Ziirich, Switzerland).

Married: Dorothy Vernon, d. of Egbert J.
Gates (former State Senator of Calif.), in
Santa Cruz (Calif.), Mar. 20, 1932.

Prof. Record: Secy., Swiss Soc. for Political
Reforms, 1919-20; Research Asst., Federal
Inst. Tech. (Zurich). 1920-25; Research Fel-
low, Internat. Edn. Bd., 1925-27; Asst. Prof,
and Asso. Prof, of Theoretical Physics at the
Calif. Inst, of Technology, 1927—. Research in
Astronomy, Physics and Philosophy of Science.

Publications: Numerous scientific papers on
Physics, Astronomy and Philosophy of Sci-
ence, published in scientific journals in the
United States, Switzerland and Germany.

Army Record: Auxiliary Service in the Swiss

Memberships: Swiss and French Alpine Clubs.
Various scientific societies in the U.S. and

Religion: Protestant.

Recreations: Skiing, mountaineering and tra-

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

Ho7ne Address: 212 W. California St., Pasa-
dena, Calif.



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