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Social Sciences, 1928-33; Prof, of German
Civilization. Scripps Coll., Prof, of European
History, Claremont Colleges, since 1937.
Publications: State and Economic Life of
France (Stuttgart), 1931: International Rap-
prodement (Munich), 1930; Lorenzo Medici
(Frankfurt), 1936.
Religion: Lutheran.
Recreations: Skiing and art history.
Bus. Address: Claremont Colleges, Clare-
mont, Calif.

Home Address: 925 Baseline Rd., Claremont,
Calif. •

BERKOV, Robert H., A.B.

Newspaper Publisher, Writer, Lecturer.
Born: Allentown (Penna.), Jan. 8, 1908; s.
of Blanche C. (Domas) and B. Berkov.
Education: Public Schools and Frances Steit-
ler Private Sch. of Allentown (Penna.) ; Univ.
of Colo., Boulder (Colo.).
Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Colo., 1928.
Married: Jovce C, d. of M. Cohen, in Den-
ver (Colo.), Sept. 27, 1931.
Prof. Record: Drama Critic, Boulder (Colo.),
Daily Camera; Reporter, Denver (Colo.),
Post: Asst. State Editor, Denver Post; Re-
porter, Feature Writer, Everett (Wash.),
Daily Herald; Editor, news-magazine China
(Shanghai, China) ; Radio Continuity Writer,
Sta. KFEL. Denver (Colo.); City Editor, Edi-
torial Writer, Alamosa (Colo.). Daily Cour-
ier; Chief of Bureau, United Press, Shang-
hai, China; Lecturer on Far Eastern Affairs;
Adviser on Far Eastern Affairs to several
national magazines; Owner and Publisher,
San Gabriel (Calif.) Sun.

Publications: Strong Man of China (Hough-
ton Mifflin), 1928; numerous articles in
magazines of the U. S. and China.
Memberships: Phi Sigma Delta.
Politics: Independent.

Bus. Address: 251 So. San Gabriel Blvd.,
San Gabriel, Calif.

Home Address: 708 Los Olives Dr., San Ga-
briel, Calif.

BERKSON. Maurice. I.L.B.

Member of law firm, Sonnenschein, Berkson,
Lautmann, Levinson & Morse.
Born: Rock Island (III.), Jan. 15. 1880;
s. of Hannah (Sternberg) and Simon Berkson.
Education: Public schools and high sch. In
111. and Lake Forest Univ.
Degrees: LL.B., Lake Forest U., 1901.
Married: Maude, d. of Mary Frances and
Danield Gelder, in Grand Rapids (Mich.),
July 28, 1907; ch.: Ethel M. and John

Prof. Record: Admitted to practice 1901 as
member of law firm of Sonnenschein, Berkson,
Lautmann, Levinson & Morse, and contin-
ually since 1906 has specialized in chancery
procedure corporation law.

Memberships: Standard Club of Chicago
(111.); Lake Shore Country Club of Glencoe
(111.); Northmoor Country Club of Ravinia
(III.); Masonic Order; Chicago Bar Assn.;
III. Bar Assn.: Amer. Bar Assn.
Religion: Jewish.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Golf, arboriculture.
Bus. Address: 77 W. Washington St., (Chi-
cago, 111.

Home Address: 4643 Hayvenhurst Ave., En-
cino, Calif., and Highland Park, 111. *

HERMAN. Eugene.

Artist Muralist, Scenic Designer and Designer.
Born: St. Petersburg (Petrograd, Russia),
Nov. 4, 1899 s. of Lydia (Manassevitch) and
Gustav Berman.

Bducafion .• Eduated in Petrograd (Russia).
Prof. Record: Studied painting since 1914,
while still in coll. Left Russia for Paris in
1919 with his brother, Leonide, and lived
there with his family until 1935. Since then
has commuted between Paris and U. S.; in
1937 took out first citizenship papers; is re-
garded as a leader in recent developments of
modern painting. J. T. Soby, in his book
After Picasso cites him among the creators
of the neo-romantic movement, which with
the surrealist movement he claims is the
most important contribution to modern art
since 1925. The so-caled neo-romantic move-
ment started in Paris in 1924; includes such
names as Christian Berard, Paul Tchelifchoff
and Berman's brother Leonide, who is a
French citizen and still resides there. Had
numerous exhibitions in France and in other
continental capitals, and has exhibited in the
U. S. since 1930. Is officially represented by
Julian Levy Gallery in N.Y.; his paintings
have been acquired by the following muse-
ums: Musee du Jeu de Paume, Paris; the
Museum of Modern Art in New York; the
Museum of Fine Arts in Boston; Museum of
Fine Arts in Baltimore; Wadsworth Arthe-
neum in Hartford (Conn.); Smith Coll. Mu-
seum of Art, Northhampton (Mass.); Vassar
Coll. Museum, Poughkeepsie (N.Y.); Duncan
Philipps Memorial Gallery, Wash. (D.C.);
Fogg Museum, Cambridge (Mass.); and in
many private collections, including E. G.
Robinson's in Beverly Hills. First exhibit in
Calif, was held at Perls Galleries in Holly-



wood, Nov., 1940; has created mural decora-
tions for Julian Leviy in N.Y., 1923;, for
James T. Soby in Karmlngton (Conn.), 1937,
and for Wright Ludington in Santa Barbara,
Calif., 1939. As stage designer has created
sets and costumes for a revival of Kurt
Weill's, Begger's Opera at the Theatre de
I'Etoile in Paris, 1937; a special setting for
the Hartford Music Festival in 1936; the
ballets Icare with Serge Lifar, 1938, and
Devil's Holiday with Fred Ashton, for the
Monte Carlo Ballet Russe Co. Is actually en-
gaged in theatrical work for the De Basil
Ballet Russe Co.

Home Address: 15 W. 57th St., New York
Citv, and 5959 Franklin Ave., Hollywood,

Bus. Address: c-o Julian Le\'y Gallery, 15
E. 57th St., New York City.

BERMAN. Louis. A.B., M.A., Ph.D.

Instructor in Mathematics and Astronomy,
San Francisco Junior College.
Born: London (Eng.), Mar. 21, 1903; s. of
Jennie (Isakovvitz) and Geo. Wm. Berman.
Education: Grade and high schools of St.
Paul, Minn.; Univ. of Minn.; U. of Calif.
Degrees: A.B., 1925, and M.A., 1927, U. of
Minn.; Ph.D., 1929, U. of Calif.
Married: Esther, d. of Maurice Goldberg, in
Oakland (Calif.), June 13, 1934.
Prof. Record: Instr. in Astronomy, Carleton
Coll., Northfield (Minn)., 1929-31; Instr. in
Math, and Astronomy, San Mateo Jr. Coll.,
(Calif.), 1931-35; Instr. in Math, and Astron-
omy, San Francisco Jr. Coll., 1935 — .
Memberships: Sigma Xi; Amer. Astronomical
Soc; Astronomical Soc. of the Pacific.
Religion: Jewish.

Recreations: Amateur radio operator.
Bus. Address: San Francisco Junior College,
San Francisco, Calif.

Home Address: 1100 Fulton St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif. •

BERNARD, Robert James. A.B.

Educational Administrator.
Secretary, Claremont Colleges.
Born: Cleveland (Ohio), Feb. 6, 1894; s. of
Harriet Deborah (Munn) and Wilson Smith

Education: Colo. Coll.; Pomona Coll.; Sum-
mer sessions, Univ. of Colo, and U. of Calif.
Degrees: A.B., Pomona Coll., 1917.
Married: Gladys Charlotte, d. of Mr. and
Mrs. Willis Hoskins, Claremont (Calif.), Dec.
26, 1917; ch. Frances Charlotte.
Prof. Record: Asst. to Pres., Executive Secy.,
Pomona Coll.,' 1917-27; from 1925 to date, has
been Secy., Claremont Colls.; 1931 to date,
Chmn., Comm. on Auditorium Events, and
1937 to date, Dir., Joint Comm. on Ways and
Means, Claremont Colls.

Directorships: Secy., Clarmont Colls.; Dir.
Claremont Campus Corp.; Dir. Citizen Natl.
Bank of Claremont.

Publications: Has written articles on Col-
lege Finance and Alumni Work, Pomona Coll.
Quarterly; Colleges East and West; The
Congrea'ationalist, 1923; Pub. Relations and
Higher Education — in proceedings of annual
meeting of Assn. of Bus. Officers of Col-
leges and Universities of the Western States.
Memberships: Kappa Sigma (Nat. Frat.);

Sigma Tau (local, Pomona Coll.); Phi Beta
Kappa Soc; Univ. Club, Los Angeles; Univ.
Club, Claremont.

Religion: Protestant; member of Congrega-
tional Church.

Politics: (Progressive) Republican.
Bus. Address: Claremont Colleges, Clare-
mont, Calif.

Home Address: 1150 Indian Hill Blvd., Clare-
mont, Calif.

BERNSTEIN, Abraham. A.B., M.D.

Physician and Surgeon (Obstetrician and

Instructor. Dept. of Obst. and Gyn., Uni-
versity of Calif. Medical School.
Born: San Francisco (Calif.), Oct. 25, 1902;
s. of Betty (Terkeltaub) and Joseph Bern-

Education: Univ. of Calif.; Coll. Letters and
Sciences; U. of Calif. Med. Sch.; Columbia
U., 1930; Harvard Med. Sch., 1931.
Degrees: A.B., 1923; M.D., 1927,
Prof. Record: Interne, Mt. Zion Hosp.,
1926-27, Res. Surgeon, 1927-29; Visiting
Physician, Mt. Zion Hosp., 1929-30, Adjunct,
Dept. of Obst. and Gyn., Mt. Zion, 1930-35;
Instr., Dept. of Obst. and Gyn., U. of Calif.
Med. Sch., 1930—. Asst. Visiting Obst. and
Gyn., U. of Calif., O.P.D.; Chief Obstetrician
and Gynecologist, Franklin Hosp., 1938-40.
Directorships: Mem. County Med. Soc. (San
Francisco) ; Calif. State Med. Assn. ; Fellow,
Amer. Med. Assn.; Diplomate, Amer. Board
of Obst. and Gyn.; Dir., Lodge No. 21 B'nai
B'rith (San Francisco) ; Pres., Cong. Beth

Publications: Toxemias of Pregnancy, Calif.
West. Med., Julv, 1933; Cervical Repair Fol-
lowing Childbirth, Calif. West Med., Aug.,
1937; Review of Literature Regarding Endo-
crine Relation of Pelvic Tumors, West. Jour-
nal Surgery, Gyn. and Obst., July, 1938;
The Art of Obstetrics, As Developed From
the Talmud, Medcal Life, July. 193S; A Ple:t
for Conservative Obst., Calif. West. Med.,
Feb., 1939; CnmpV cations. Predisposing
Causes and Possible Routes of Svread of In-
fection in the Extra -Peritoneal Cesnrian Sec-
tion, West. Journal of S.G.O., Aug., 1939;
Anemia Following B^ood Transfusion. Amer.
, Journal Obst. and Gvn., June, 1940; many
short papers and editorials.
Army Service: Major, Med. Res., U.S.A.
Memberships: Phi Delta Epsilon Gra'^uite
Club; Elks; 32° Scottish Rite Mason; Islam

Religion: Jewish.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Hebraic literature, golf.

Bus. Address: 350 Post St., San Francisco,


Home Address: 572 21st Ave., San Francisco,


BERNSTEIN, Professor Benjamin
Abram, A.B., Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics, Univ. of Calif.
Born: Posvol (Lithuania), May 20, 1881; s.
of Esther (Shalowitz) and Wolf Bernstein.
Education: Baltimore City Coll.; Johns Hop-
kins U. ; Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., Johns Hopkins U., 1905;
Ph^D., U. of Calif., 1913.
Married: Rose, d. of Salman and Taube



Davidson, Moscow (Russia), Aur. IS, 1882;
ch.: Tybd.

litis. Kocord: Iiislr. In Mathematics, 1907;
Assl. I'rof. of Math., l')!*); Assoc. Prof, of
Math., 1923; I'rof. of Mathematics, 1929—,
nil at U. of Calif., IJerlceley.
I'ublicntions: Mathematical papers chiefly In
The Tratmactions of the American Mathe-
matical Society; the Bull. American Math-
ematical Soc; Thr^ American Journal of
Math.; Annal.i of Math. Since 191.'!.
Memberships: The Faculty Club of the U. of
Calif.; Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma XI.
Recreations: Gardening.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California. Berkeley,

Home Address: 2785 Shasta Rd., Berkeley,

B.ERRY, S(amuel) Stillman, A.B., M.A.
Ph.D., F.A.A.A.S.
Bulb Culturist, Zoologist.

Born: Unity (Maine), March 16, 1887; s. of
Evelyn Crie (Kelley) and Ralph Berry.
Education: Redlands High Sch. (Calif.);
Stanford Univ.; Harvard Univ.
Degrees: A.B., Stanford U., 1909; M.A.,
Harvard U., 1910; Ph.D., Stanford U., 1913.
Prof. Record: Grower, Importer, and Breed-
er of rare bulbs, especially iris and daffo-
dils, and originator of many varieties of
these, including the irises Mauna Loa, Ca-
cique, Acropolis, Samoset, Copperwing, Witch
of Salem, etc.

Directorship: Pres., Winnecook Ranch Co.

Publications: Cephalopods of the Hawaiiian
Islands; Cephalopods of Western North Am,er-
ica; Fossil Chitons of Western North Amer-
ica; Cephalopods of the Australasian Ant-
arctic Expedition; Cephalopods of F.I.S. En-
deavour; numerous shorter zoological and
palaeontological articles; contributions to
various horticultural journals.

Memberships: Fortnightly (Redlands); Mala-
cological Soc. (London^ : Amer. Assn. Adv.
of Sci. (Fellow since 1915) ; Northern Arizona
Soc. of Science and Art (corresponding) ;
Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Field work in zoology, old books,
genealogical research, horticulture.
Home Address 1145 W. Highland Ave., Red-
lands, Calif.

BETZ, Professor Edward S.. A.B., M.A.

Assistant Professor of Speech, College' of the

Pacific, and Stockton Jr. Coll.

Born: Centralia (111.), Oct. 15, 1909; s. of

Helen (Reid) and C. E. Betz.

Education: Hastings (Neb.) High Sch., and

Hastings Coll., Denver Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Hastings Coll., 1930; M.A.,

Denver U., 1937.

Married: Adelaide, d. of George Porter in

Lincoln (Neb.), .July 4, 1931; ch.: Ted,

Donna Jane, and Robin Ann.

Prof. Record: Teacher, Holdrege (Neb.)

High Sch., 1930-36; Hastings (Neb.) Coll..

1936-38; Stockton Jr. Coll., 1938-39; Coll. of

Pacific and Stockton Jr. Coll., 1939-41; Asst.

Prof, of Speech, Coll. of Pacific.

Directonihipa: Socy.-Trea.s., Westn. Assn. of

Toachors of Speech.; Natl. Coun. Mem., PI

K;ipp;i Delta.

Publications : Articles In speech journals.

Army Record: Former Mem. of Nebraska

National Guard.

Religion: Presbyterian.

Politics: Independent.

Recreations: Golf, and home movies.

Bus. Address: Coll. Of the Pacific, Stockton

Junior College, Stockton, Calif.

Home Address: 929 No. Commerce St., Stock-
ton, Calif.

BEVERIDGE, James, A.B., Litt.D.,

Director and Head of History Dept., Calif.
Preparatory School.

Born: Milnathort (Scotland), Oct. 13, 1895;
s. of Elizabeth Cooper (Norton) and Andrew
I. Beveridge.

Education: Perth Academy; Edinburgh Univ.;
Sorbonne; Ecole des Beaux Arts (school for
classical studies, Rome).

Degrees: A.B., Edinburgh U., 1914; Litt.D.,
Internat. Acad., 1923; Fellow, Andrha Re-
search U., 1935.

Married: Clara Miller, d. of Levin S. Parker,
Brooklyn (N.Y.), July 27, 1937.
Prof. Record: Former Head of History Dept.
Tome School, Port Deposit (Md.); Senator
and Curator of Archaeology, Acad, of Sci-
ences; Active Archaeological research in
Egypt, Italy, France, and Spain; Lecturer
on archaeology, travel, and world affairs;
Lecture courses given at many colleges and
universities in east and west, including sum-
mer school at U. of So. Calif. ; many lec-
tures at forums and clubs; former Pres.,
Southwest Archaeological Fed.
Directorships: Calif. Prep. School Corpn.;
Pres., So. Calif. Fed. of Philatelic Clubs.
Publications: Articles in scientific and other

Army Service: Served in France with G.2,
G.H.Q., A.E.F. (Sergeant First Class),
1917-19; attached to French Army for liasion.
Decorations: Officer, Order of Danilo I,
(Montenegro), 1918; French Commemorative
War Medal; Chevalier of Imperial Russian
Order of St. Nicholas, 1918; Palmes Acad-
emiques (France), 1936; Royal Italian CJold
Medal of Merit. 1936, etc.
Memberships: Pi Gamma Mu (hon. soc. sci.);
Pi Delta Phi (hon. French) ; Coast Philatelic
Club; Pomona Valley Stamp Club; Rotary;
Amer. Legion.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Philately, archaeological re-

Bus. and Hotne Address:: California Prep-
aratory School, Covina, Calif. •

BEVERSTOCK, Roswell Charles. A.B.


Foreign Service Officer, Unclassified, of the


Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), Dec. 23, 1909; s.

of Bertha Marie (Townsend) and Charles

Whitney Beverstock.

Education: Stanford Univ.; U. of Calif. (Los

Angeles) (grad. work).

Degrees: A.B., Stanford U. 1931.



Married: Genevieve, d. of William Almon
Goddard. in Keene (N.H.), Aug. 15, 1931;
ch.: William Charles.

Prof Record: Apptd., after examination,
Foreign Service Officer Unclassified, Vice-
Consul of Career, and Secy, in the Diplomatic
Service Oct. 1, 1935; assigned to Mazatlan,
Mexico, Oct. 16, 1935; assigned to the For-
eign Service School at Washington, Dec. 4
1936; assigned to Belfast (Northern Ireland)
April 7. 1937.

Memberships: Union Club (Belfast); Malone
Golf Club (Belfast).
Religioyi: Congregational.

Bus. Address: American Consulate, Belfast,
Northern Ireland; and care of Dept. of State
Washington, D.C.

Home Address: Crow's Nest Ranch, New-
berry, Calif.

BEWLEY. Thomas W.. LL.B.

City Attorney, Whittier, Calif.
Born: Cincinnati (Ohio), May 25, 1903, s.
of Isabel (Hoskins) and C. A. Bewley.
Eudcation: Whittier College; Univ. of So.
Calif., Law School.

Married: Kathryn M., d. of Helen and T.
Clinton Veale. Whittier (Calif.), June 23,
1927; ch.: Kent Bewley and Thomas Adden.
Prof, record: Associated with Senator G.
McAdoo for five years in practice of law.
Practicing law in Whittier since 1930, firm
of Wingert, Bewley & Nixon, general prac-
tice; City Attorney of Whittier since 1934.
Directorships: Quaker City Bldg. & Loan;
Critton Colvin Oil Co. ; Black Hills Gas & Oil
Co.; Santa Clara Petroleum Co.; Temulac
Oil Co.

Memberships: Lions Club; Gamma Eta Gam-
ma (legal fraternity).
Religion: Quaker.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Farming and hiking.
Bus. Address: 607 Bank of America Bldg.,
Whittier, Calif.

Home Address: 800 Hillside Lane, Whittier,
Calif. *

BIBO, Irving M.

Composer and Lyricist.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.), Aug. 22, 1889;
s. of Flora (Abrams) and Nathan Bibo.
Education: San Francisco.
Married: Gertrude, d. of Louis Rosenfield,
Kansas City (Mo.); ch.: Bobette, (wrote first
Mickey Mouse book for Walt Disney, at age
11, it was published and sold thruout the

Bus. Record: Charge of Foreign Dept., John
Rothschild & Co. (San Francisco) 1914;
Western Manager, Broadway Music Corp.,
1915-19; Composer of songs, marches, pro-
ductions; member of ASCAP since 1920; D^
rector of ASCAP, 1924-27; Publisher, Bibo
Lang Inc. (N.Y. City) 1928-34. Health failed,
came home. Now again composing. Some 20C
published songs to his credit, among which
are Good-Night (Ted Lewis theme for 14
years) ; Cherie; Ty-Tee; Mother Goose Par-
ade; Sweet Little You. Songs and productions
for Ziegfeld, Greenwich Village Follies, Mor-
osco, etc. Songs and scores for some 250
pictures which played throughout the world.

Publications: Too numerous to detail.
Memberships: S.P.A.
Religion: Non-sectarian.
Recreations: Golf, bridge, pinochle.
Home Address: Rancho El Nido, Chatsworth
Calif. •

BIEGLER, Dean Philip Sheridan, B.S.,
E.E., M.S., F.A.I.E.E.

Prof, of Elec. Engrg. and Dean, College of
Engrg. Univ. of So. Calif.
Born: St. Paul (Minn.), Jan. 30, 1880; s.
of Mary E. (McClung) and Charles A. Bieg-

Education: Hyde Park High School (Chi-
cago); Univ. of Wisconsin; Univ. of Illinois.
Degrees: B.S., in E.E., 1905, E.E., 1915, U.
of Wisconsin; M.S., in EE., U. of 111., 1916.
Married: Martha Irene, d. of Edgar W. Ship-
man, Iowa Falls (Iowa), Dec. 29, 1909; ch.:
Winifred Pearle (Yeakey), Shipman Sheridan.
Prof. Record: Engineer, Chicago Edison Co.,
1901-06; U. of Iowa, 1906-09; Wash.
Water Power Co., Spokane, 1909-10; Purdue
U., 1910-11; U. of Montana, 1911-13;
Univ. of Illinois, 1913-18; Assoc. Editor,
Electrical World, 1918-21; Wash. State Col-
lege, 1921-23; Prof. Of Elect. Engrg., U. of
So. Calif., 1923-28; Prof, of E.E. and Dean,
College of Engr'g. U. of So. Calif., 1928-40.
Fellow, American Instit. of Elect. Engrs.,
Past Chairman, Urbana and Los Angeles
Sections; Mem. Soc. Promotion of Engr'g.
Education; Chairman, Pacific S.W. Section,

Publications: Engineering Education, Deep-
well Pumping and Street Lighting.
Army Record: Instructor, Ground School
Military Aeronautics, 1917.
Membership: Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau
Bet Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Tau (hon-
orary); Lambda Chi Alpha (social); Sigma
Phi Delta (Professional Societies.)

Religion: Unitarian.
Politics: Republican.
Rcreati07is: Golf, gardening.
Biisiness Address: Engineering Bldg., Univ.
of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Adress: 5470 Bradna Dr., Los An-
geles, Calif.

BIETRY, Professor J. Richard. A.B.,

Professor of Speech, Los Angeles City Col-

Born: Batle Creek (Mich), Sept. 8, 1903; s.
of Anna M. (Stanton) and Jay N. Bietry.

Education: Western State Teachers Coll.
(Kalamazoo, Mich.); Univ. of So. Cal.;
Northwestern Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Western State T.C., 1926; M.
A., U. S. C, 1930.

Prof. Record: Instr., Public High Schools,
(Indiana, Mich., and Calif.), 1924-28; Prof.,
Speech, Western State Teachers Coll., 1928-
31; Prof., Speech, 1924-28; Prof., Speech,
L. A. City Col., 1931 — . ; Lecturer and Instr.
for various corporations since 1931 in em-
ployee education projects.

Publications: Editor, Western Speech, 1936-
40; frequent contributor to Quarterly Journal
of Speech, Junior Coll. Journal and other
educational publications.
Memberships: (Immediate Past Pres.), Wes-



tern Assn. of Teachers of Speech; N;iUonal
Assn. of Teachers ot Spcch; Am. Speech
Correction Assn.
Religion : Protestant.

Bus. AddrcnH: Los Angeles City Coll., 855
No. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Addrntis: 1640'/^ No. Normandle, Los
Angeles. Calif.

BIGELOW, Archibald P.


liuni: Hilda (111.), Jan. 21, 1868; s. of Lydia
F. (Pierce) and Henry C. Bigelovv.
Education: Univ. of Wisconsin.
Married: Leota P., d. of F. J. Ilendershot,
Hebron (Nebr.), Apr. 17, 1S87; ch.: Mrs.
'larriner A. Browning.

Bus. Record: Has been an officer or direc-
tor of 30 corporations.

Directorships: Vice-Pres., Fed. Sav. &
Loan Assn. (Oakland. Calif.); Pres., Calif.
Trap Shooting Assn.; Dir., Golden Gate Trap
Shooting Assn. (Alameda, Calif.); Pres.,
Weber River Water Users Assn. (Ogden,
Utah) ; Pres., Bigelow-Van Meter Orchard Co.
(Ogden, Utah) ; Pres., Utah-Wyo. Land &
Livestock Co. (Ogden, Utah) ; Dir., Davis &
Weber Cos. Canal Co. (Ogden, Utah) ; Secy.-
Treas., Bear River Club Co. (Ogden, Utah).
Meviberships: Bear River Club Co. (Ogden,

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf, trap shooltng and hunting.
Bus. Address: 436 - 17th St., Oakland, Calif.
Home Address: 270 Wavne Ave., Oakland,
Calif., and 2475 Taylor Ave., Ogden, Utah.*

BIGELOW. Jane K. (Mrs. Nelson

Social Service, Publicist.

Born: Little Rock (Ark.), Aug. 2, 1886; d.

of Katharine (La Goetz) and Austin Francis


Education: St. Mary's Academy; Mt. St.
Mary's ; Keys Institute.

Married: Nelson Pendleton, s. of Emma Whit-
more (Ullman) and Anson Alexander Bigelow,
in Memphis (Tenn.), Apr. 26, 1916.

Bus. Record: Dir., Social Activities (large
estab.), Little Rock, and in publicity dept.,
1914-16; Dir., Red Cross activities in Perry
Co. (Ark.) during World War I, as Vice-
Cbmn. to husband (who served as Chmn. for
county) ; engaged in rehabilitation of dis-
abled soldiers after war, in same county), ;
moved to Calif., 1924; became interested in
social service for hard of hearing. 1929, and
has since devoted ail her time (without com-
pensation) to welfare for adults and children
handicapped in hearing; supervised distr. of
thousands of garments for needy deaf and
hard-of-hearing children in L.A.Co.; aided
in rehabilitation of youths and adults: dir.
publicity for organizations engaged in welfare
of this particular group. Besides working
through various P.-T.A.'s and Blue Bird
Camp Assn., lias dir. and sponsored social
activities of several hundred deaf boys and
girls in L.A. Co., planned an mgd. the 1940
Natl. Conf. of Amer. Soc. for Hard of Hear.
in L.A. (the largest meet of its kind ever
staged). At present is engaged also in rehab,
assistance to youths and adults and supplies
needy ones with hearing aids.
Directorships: Pres., Blue Bird Camp Assn.
(only one of its kind; sponsors summer va-

cations for needy deaf and hard-of-hearlng
children In .So. Calif.).

Publications: Numerous articles pertaining
to welfare of hard-of-hearlng children and

Memberships: Beverly Hills Soc. for the Hard
of Hearing; So. Calif. Brkfst. Club; P.T.A.'s
(L.A., Pasa., Hev. Hills, Inglowood); organ-
izations interested in child welfare, served
as officer, chmn.).
Religion: Catholic.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Reading and traveling.
Bus. Address: Box 64,52, Metropolitan Sta-
tion, Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: The Shoreham, 666 So. Ca-
rondolet St., Los Angeles, Calif.

BILLINGS. Professor Frederick Horatio.

A.B., M.A., Ph.D., F.A.A.A.S.
Professor of Botany and Bacteriology (retd.).
Born: Chicago (111.), s. of Emily Amelia
(Bowers) and Horatio Gilbert Billings.
Education: Public schools, Chicago; Calif.
State Normal at L.A.; Wis. Univ.; Mass. Inst,
of Tech. ; Harvard Med.

Degrees: A.B., Stanford U., 1896; M.A..
Harvard, 1897; Ph.D., U. of Munich, 1901.
Married: Louise, d. of Mary L. (Barber)
and Henry H. Massey, in Los Angeles (Cal.).
Aug. 15, 1893; ch. : Frances Augusta.
Prof. Record: Prof, of Botany and Bacteriol-
ogy at Louisiana State U., 1901; Asso. Prof,
of Botany and Bacteriology at Kansas U.,

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