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Degrees: LL.B., St. Lawrence U., 1927.
Married: Irene, d. of S. Jaffe, at Los Angeles
(Calif.), Sept., 1930; ch.: Roger Michael.
Prof. Record: Practiced Law in N. Y. ; came
to Calif., 1930; Mem., District Attorney's
Office (Dep. Dist. Atty.) (Los Angeles), 1930-
36; in private practice since 1936, as Mem.,
Pacht, Pelton, Warne and Black.
Directorships: St. Anthony Oil Corp.
Memberships: Mu Sigma; B'nai B'rith.
Religion: Jewish Faith.

Bus. Address: Union Bank Bldg., 325 W.
8th St., Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 160 Vg No. Arnaz Dr., Beverly
Hills, Calif. •

BLACKBURN. Arthur W., A.B., M.A.,

Lawyer, Acting Jurist.

Born: Rochester (Wis.), Nov. 2, 1878; s.
of Caroline (Anderson) and Matthew Black-

Education: Pub. schools. Private Academy;
Univ. of Wis.

Degrees: A.B., 1901, M.A., 1903, LL.B.,
1903, Univ. of Wis.

Married: Florence I., d. of Jennie and Wil-
liam Bell, in Osage (Iowa), Aug. 30, 1880;
ch.: Arthur W., Jr., John R., Edwin H.,
and Richard C.

Prof. Record: Attorney at Law, Ferndale
(Calif.), since 1905; Justice of Peace, since
1908; Acting Judge of Superior Court, Hum-
boldt Co. by assignment Judicial Council,
for four years past.

Directorships: Secty. of Humboldt Co. Fire
Ins. Assn. since 1907.

Memberships: Mason, Shrine, 32° Scottish


Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hunting.

Bus. Address: 444 Main St., Ferndale, Calif.

Home Address: Ferndale, Calif. *

BLACKWELDER. Professor Eliot, A.B..

Professor and Head of Department of Geo-
logy, Stanford, U.

Born: Chicago (111), June 4, 1880; s. of
Gertrude (Boughton) and I. S. Blackwelder.
Education: Univ. of Chicago.
Degrees: A.B., 1901, Ph.D., 1914, U. of

Married: Jean Otis (Bowersock), d. of Mary
(Gower) and Justin D. Bowersock, in Law-
rence (Kan.), Sept. 26, 1904; ch.: Margery.
Martha Jean, Richard, Gertrude, Lois, Ruth,
and Justin.

Prof. Record: Instr. of Geology, Univ. Chi-
cago, 1902-03; Asst., Carnegie Inst. Exped-
ition to China, 1903-04; Instr. and later
Prof., U. of Wis., 1905-16; Prof and Head
of Dept., U. of 111., 1916-19; Chief Geologist,
Argus Oil Co., 1919-21; Acting Prof., Har-
vard U., 1921-22; Prof, and Head of Dept.,
Stanford U., 1922 to date; also part-time
Asst. Geol. and Geol., U.S. Geol. Survey,
1906-18; mem., Calif. Petroleum Commn.,

Publications: Elements of Geology (with H.
H. Barrows, American Book Co.), 1911;
Research in China, (with Bailey Willis, Car-
negie Inst, of Washington), 1905; Regional
Geology of the United States; Carl Winter's
Universitatsbuchhandlung, 1912; more than
80 papers in technical journals.
Memberships: Faculty Club (Stanford); Sig-
ma Xi; professional societies, such as Geol.
Soc. of Amer.; Nat. Acad, of Sciences; Amer.
Philosophical Soc, etc.

Bus. Address: Bo-x N, Stanford Unviersity,

Home Address: Escondido Cottage, Stanford
University, Calif.

BLADES, Edith Hawley. B.S., M.A.,

Nutrition-Scientist, Educator.
Born: Sidney (Iowa), d. of Flora (Wadhams)
and Henry Hawley.

Education: Santa Barbara State College;
Columbia Univ.; Stanford Univ.
Degrees: B.S., M.A., Columbia Univ.; Ph.D.,
Stanford Univ.

Married: Leslie Burton Blades in Carson City
(Nev) ; ch.: Donald.

Prof. Record: Teacher in pub. and private
schools and Research-Nutritionist; Senior Food
Economist of the Home Economics Bureau,
Washington (D.C.); associated as a Nutri-
tionist and Collaborator in the research at
Langview Farm (Mass.), and at Rancho
Descanso (Calif.

Directorships: Secty., Rancho Descanso (a
Calif, non-profit Corpn.).

Publications : Economics of Food Consumption.
Memberships: Science Fraternity.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. and Home Address: Rancho Descanso,
Atascadero, Calif. *



BLADES, Leslie Burton, A.B., M.A.

Psycho-Analyst, Kiliu-alor.
Born: Sallda (Colo.), 18'.)1; s. ot Jessie (Rlggs)
and OrvlIIo A. Blades.

Education: Colorado State Blind Sch; Colo-
rado Coll., and Univ. of Oregon.
Degrees: A.B., 1916 and M.A., 1917, Univ.
of Oregon.

Married: Edith, d. of Henry Ilavvley, In Car-
son City (Nev.); ch.: Donald Blades.
Prof. Record: As a Psycho- Analyst and Ed-
ucator, has been concerned for years in re-
search directed toward the determination of
a psycho-analytical educative technique
which could prove dependable in the cure
of A-typical and delinquent boys, six years
o' this work was done at an experimental
study-home in Mass., founded by him and
his wife, financed In part by the Rockefeller
Foundation: has also been a free-lance writer,
having published short stories, novels, and

Memberships Sigma Epsilon; Boston Twen-
tieth-Century Club, San Luis Obispo Dem-
ocratic Club, and Morro Bay Forum.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Home Address: Rancho Descanso, Atascad-
ero, Calif. •

BLAINE, Lieut. Colonel Edward Smith,

U. S. Army Med. Res., M.D.
Physician, Roentgenologist.
Born: Chicago (111.), Dec. 16, 1882, e. of
Franziska Wilhelmina (Birkholz) and Henry
Edward Smith.

Education: Public schools, Chicago and Mil-
waukee; Marquette Univ. Medical School.
Degrees: M.D., 1911.

Married: Edith, d. of William Packer, In
Chicago (111.), May 26, 1913; ch.: David
George (b. 1918,) and Carolyn Frances (b.

Prof. Record: X-ray Technician, Trinity
Hosp. (Milwaukee), 1910-11; Instr. X-ray,
Marquette U. Med. Sch., 1911-13; Roentgen-
ologist, Cook County Hosp.( Chicago), 1914-
17; West Suburban Hosp., 1915-17; Garfield
Park Hosp., 1924128; Dir., X-ray Dept. Nat.
Path. Laboratory, 1919-30; Wesley Mem-
orial Hosp., 1920-30; Consulting Roent-
genologist, Cook County Hosp., 1919-30; U.S.
Veterans Bureau, 1922-26; Asso. Prof. Roent-
genologist, Northwestern U. Med. Sch., 1915-
30; Prop., X-ray Lab. (Los Angeles), 1931—;
attending Roentgenologist, White Memorial
Hosp., 1931-40; Asso. Prof. Roentgenology,
Coll. of Med. Evangelists, 1933-40; present
practice limited to X-ray diagnosis and ther-

Directorships: Mem., Board of Dir., Boy
Scouts of Amer. (L.A. Metropolitan Area) ;
Mem. Board of Dir., Y.M.C.A. (So. Pasa-

Publications: Sound Spelling and the Sound
Alphabet, (broch. publ. by author, copy-
righted 1939). Many articles on X-ray in
A. M.A. Journal, Radiology, Amer. Jounal
Roentgenology and Radium, Amer. Jounal
Surgery, Surgery, Gyneology and Surgery,

Army Service: Spanish- Amer. War, 1898
Trumpeter, Troop H, 1st 111. Cavalry, World
War, 1917-19, Capt. Med. Corps.; Command-
ing Officer, Chicago Sch. Military Roent-
genology; Instr. New York School Mil.

Roentgenology (Cornell U. Med. Sch.); Camp
Groenleaf .Sch. Mil. Uoent. (Ft, Oglethorpe,
<;a.); Lt. Col. Med. Res., 1924 -.
Dcriirdlionn: DIplomate, Amer. Board of
Radiology, 19.34; Hon. Mem. Amer. Soc. X-
ray Technicians, 1936.

Memberships: Phi Beta PI (hon. fac. NW.
U. Med.); Amer. Med. Assn., Calif. Med.
Assn., Los Angeles Co. Med. Assn.. Amer.
RoentgenRay Soc, Honorary Member, Chi-
cago Roentgen Soc, 1940; Radiological Soc.
No. Amer.; Oenonta (South Pasadena), .San
Gabriel Country (Calif.); International
Phonetic A.ssn.

Religion: Protestant (Oneonta Congregational

Politics: Republican.

Recreatiojis: Photography, chamber music,
trailering, golf, originating sound alphabet
and sound spelling.

Bus. Address: Roo.sevelt Bldg., 727 W. 7th
St., Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 2025 Fletcher Ave., So. Pasa-
dena, Calif.

BLAIR, William Leeper. A.B.

Managing Editor, Pasadena Post.
Born: Lamar (Mo.), March 19, 1883; s. of
Amanda (Campbell) and William Blair.
Education: Stanford Univ.
Degrees: A.B., Stanford U.
Married: Caro, d. of J. E. Fairchlld, at
Redlands (Calif.), Oct. 20, 1909; ch.: Alan.
Bus. Record: Newspaper work In various
So. Calif, cities, 1906-11; has been with the
Pasadena Star-News and Post since 1911.
Directorships: Mem., Pasadena City Bd. of

Memberships: University and Twilight clubs;
Mason, 32= K.C.C.H.
Religion: Unitarian.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 525 E. Colorado St., Pasadena.

Home Address: 1250 No. Wilson Ave., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

BLAISDELL, Allen Carrier, A.B., M.A.
Director, International House, U. of Calif.,

Born: Olivet (Mich.), July 9, 1897, s. of
Florence (Carrier) and James Arnold Blals-

Education: Public schools, Beliot (Wis.), and
Claremont (Calif.).

Degrees: A.B.. Pomona Coll., 1919, Union
Theological Seminary, 1923; M.A., Univ. of
Calif., 1940.

Married: Josephine, d. of Josephine (Morton)
and Robert Bell, in New York City, May
17, 1923; ch.: Morton Carrier, and Susan-

Prof. Record: Asst. Minister, First Presby-
terian Ch., Utica (N.Y.), 1923-24; Minister,
Congregational Church, South Hadly Falls
(Mass.), 1924-27; Asst. Dir., International
House (New York City), 1927-28; Dir., In-
ternal House, U. of Calif. (Berkeley), 1928.

Directorships: On Board of Dir., Japan
Society (San Francisco), International Insti-
tute (San Francisco), Berkeley Welfare So-



Army Service: Served as 2nd Lieutenant of

Field Artillery, U.S., 1918.

Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa.

Religion: Congregational.

Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: International House, Univ. ot

California, Berkeley, Calif.

Home Address: 1606 La Vereda St., Berkeley,

Calif. •

BLAISDELL. James Arnold. A.B., M.A.,
D.D., LL.D.

Educator (retired). Citrus Rancher, Philan-

Born: Beloit (Wis.), Dec. 15, 1867; s. of
Susan Ann (Allen) and James J. Blaisdell.
Education: Beloit High Sch. ; Beloit Coll.;
Hartford Theol. Sem.; Chicago Univ.
Degrees: A.B., 1889, M.A., 1892, D.D., 1910,
Beloit Coll.; LL.D. Drury, Occidental, Color-
ado, Pomona College and Univ. of Calif.
Married: Florence Lena, d. of Edwin Carrier,
Beloit (Wis.), Dec. 29, 1892; ch.: J. Brooks,
Paul C, Allen C, and F. Barbara (Mrs.
Thomas S. Warren).

Prof. Record: Minister, Congregational
Church, (Waukesha (Wis.), 1892-96; Mini-
ster, Congl. Church, Olivet (Mich.), 1896-
1903; Prof. Biblical Literature, Beloit Coll.
(Wis.), 1903-10; Pres., Pomona College,
Claremont (Calif.), 1910-26; Pres., Clare-
mont Colleges, Claremont (Calif.), 1926-36;
retired, interested in Citrus Ranching and
numerous philanthropies.

Directorships: Dir., Ultra Violet Products
Corpn.; Trustee, Pacific Sch. of Religion;
Pres. Emeritus, Claremont Colleges.
Memberships: University (L.A.) ; Phi Beta

R eligion : Congregational .
Politics: Democrat (ind.).
Bus. Address: Claremont Colleges, Claremont,

Home Address: Claremont, and La JoUa,

BLAKE, Ada Swasey, A.B.
Prin., Marlborough School for Girls.
Born: New Bedford (Mass.), d. of Lois Aiken
(Davis) and James Edwin Blake.
Education: Radcliffe Coll. Cambridge (Mass.)
Degrees, honors: A.B., Radcliffe Coll. 1909;
Officier de I'Academie Francaise.
Prof. Record: Instr., English, Albany Acad,
for Girls, 1909-15; Prin., Louisville Collegiate
Sch. Louisville (Ky.), 1915-19; Prin., Dongan
Hall, Staten Island (N.Y.), 1919-22; Prin.,
Marlborough Sch. for Girls, 1922.
Memberships: Head-mistresses, Assn. Pacific
Coast, Assn. Independent Schools (Los An-
geles); Amer. Assn. Univ. Women; Women's
Univ. (L.A.); Women's Athletic (L.A.), Fri-
day Morning Club (L.A.).
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Swimming, riding.
Bus. Address: 5029 W. Third St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

BLAKE, Charles Ellwood.

Writer and Reporter, Los Angeles Herald
and Express.

Born: Chicago (111.), Aug. 16, 1900, s. of
Mildred (Ellwood) and Charles G. Blake.
Education: Morgan Park Military Acad.
(Chicago); Mercersburg Acad. (Pa.)
Prof. Record: Reporter and writer for Hearst
newspapers and syndicates in New York,
Chicago, Washington and Los Angeles, 1924;
Pres. and Gen. Mgr., Chas. G. Blake Co.
(Chicago), 1927-30; wrote Washington daily
column (FolDeRol), 1937; assigned to White
House and Washington, for Chicago Amer.,
1933-37; wrote the moving picture, The
Country Doctor, first starring vehicle of
Dionne Quintupelts — credited by Dr. A. R.
Dafoe with saving the life of at least one of
the quintuplets at birth by rushing incubator
to Callander, Ont.

Publications: Motion pictures: The Country
Doctor, John Dillinger, Outlaw, Read All
About It; etc. Various magazine and syndi-
cated articles.

Army Service: U.S. Marine Corps, Armored
Motor Car Squadron, April, 1917— Dec, 1918
(Domestic service).

Memberships: National Press (Washington);
Marine Corps Post (Chicago), Amer. Legion;
L. A. Athletic, Riviera Country, Deauville
Beach, Jonathan, Army and Navy Group
and various other L. A. clubs.
Religion: Protestant, Mem. Congregational
Church (Morgan Park, Chicago).
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Los Angeles Herald and Ex-
press, Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: Jonathan Club, Los Angeles,

BLAKE, The Reverend Eugene Carson,

A.B., Th.B.

Pastor, Pasadena Presbyterian Church.
Born: St. Louis, (Mo.), Nov. 7, 1906; s. of
Lulu (Carson) and Orville P. Blake.
Education: Lawrenceville Sch.; Princeton
Univ. ; New College (Edinburgh, Scotland) ;
Princeton Seminary.

Degrees: A.B., Princeton U., 1928; Th.B.,
Princeton Theological Sem., 1932.
Married: Valina, d. of Richard H. Gillespie,
Stony Brook, Long Island, Sept. 12, 1929.
Prof. Record: Teacher, Forman Christian
Coll. Lahore (India), 1928-29; Asst. Pastor,
Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas (N.Y.C.),
1932-3t>; Pastor, First Pres. Church of Al-
bany (N.Y.), 1935-40; Visiting Lecturer in
Religion, Williams Coll., Williamstown
(Mass.), 1938-40; now. Pastor, Pasadena
Pres. Church (Calif.).

Membership: Annandale, University, Prince-
ton Cap and Gown Club, Woodway Country
Club (Stamford, Conn.); Trustee, Occidental
College; Member Board of Managers, Monte
Vista Grove Homes (Pasadena) ; Member
National Board of Christian Education of
Presbyterian Church in U.S.A.
Religion: Presbyterian.

Bus. Address: 585 E. Colorado St., Pasadena,

Ho7ne Address: 1445 Lombardy Rd., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

Summer Address: 145 Ocean Dr., W., Stam-
ford, Conn. *

BLAKE, Samuel Richardson.

Judge, Superior Court of State of California.
Born: Redlands (Calif.), April 1, 1895; s.
of Ella (Bledso) and Nathaniel Allen Blake.



Marrird: Healrlco <lf IVrh.ich. Mar. LT). 1021;
ch.: Ueulrice, Bcrnlcc and Barbara Bledsoe.
Prof. Record. Admitted to the bar, State of
Calif., June 13. 1917; Deputy City Prosecu-
tor, City of Los Angeles, Mar. 10, 1922 to
Oct. 13, 192.3; Justice of the Peace, Town-
ship of L. A., Oct. 15, 192.3 to Feb. 1. 1926;
Judge, iMunlclpal Court, City of Los An-
geles, Feb. 1, 1926 to Jan. 6, 1929; Judge,
Superior Court, Los Angeles Co., Jan. 7, 1929
to present dale; Elected Judge of the Muni-
cipal Court and Judge of the Superior Court
(nevei' appointed to position but elected by
the people) ; appointed Justice of the Peace
by the Hoard of Supervisors.

Army Service: Enlisted April 10, 1917, at
the Presidio of San Francisco in the first
officers training camp held there; command-
ing officer, Brigadier General Slayden, who
had just left as Commandant of West Point
and had been assigned to the Pres. at San
Francisco; One of the youngest commission-
ed officers in the U. S. Res. -Corps, F. A.,
being commissioned a 2nd Lt. therein on the
15th day of Aug., 1917; was then assigned to
Camp Lewis to help train and build tlie then
drafted army; an officer of the 348th F. A.
of the 91st Div., stationed at Camp Lewis;
received training as an artillery officer and
completed the course at the School of Fire
at Ft. Sill (Okla.); returned to Camp Lewis
again with the 91st Div. and was embarked
for overseas service. Went with the 91st Div.
overseas and remained in the Amer. E.xp.
Forces in France; saw service in the offen-
sive of the Argonne and defenses of Ver-
dun; accompanied the Army of Occupation
into Germany after the Armistice.
Memberships: Masons (Pentalphia Lodge No.
222) F.A.A.O.M.; Sigma Chapter No. 57,
Royal Arch Masons, Los Angeles; Native
Sons of the Golden West, Uplifter, Amer.
Legion, United Veterans of the Republic; B.
P. O. E., 97.

Religion: Protestant-Presbyterian.
Bus. Address: Dept. 10, Superior Court of
State of Calif.

Home Address: 802 No. Kings Rd., Los An-
geles, Calif. •

BLAKESLEE, Earle Bevington, Mus.B.,


Instructor of Voice and Director of the Sym-
phonic Choir. State Normal Sch., Potsdam
(New York).

Borti: Denver (Colo.), June 23, 1913; s. of
Florence (Hill) and S. Earle Blakeslee.
Education: Chaffey High Sch. and Jr. Coll.,
Ontario (Calif.); Pomona Coll., Claremont
(Calif.); Univ. of Rochester, Ea.stman Sch.
of Music (Rochester, N. Y.): two years
study of voice and opera in Rome (Italy).
Degrees: Mus.B., U. of Rochester (N.Y.) East-
man School of Music, 1937; Mus.M., U. of
So. Calif., 1940.

Married: Carolyn, d. of Carrie Schaeffer and
Charles Potter Raney in Akron (Ohio), Dec.
28, 1940.

Prof. Record: Concert, radio and church
singing in Rome (short-wave broadcasts to
Amer. and Lybia, soloist in American Church,
concerts for same church, and workers' or-
ganization), concert and church appearances
In Los Angeles in 1940; went to Potsdam
(New York), Sept., 1940.

Publications: Pacific Coast Musician, Los An-
geles (Mrs. Frank Colby and Vernon Steel,
publishers) ; articles on music festival Mag-
gio Mttsicale, in Florence, 1938.

Mcmbernhips: Phi Mu Alpha (professional
musical fraternity).
Religion : Episcopal .

Bus. Address: Stale Normal School, Pots-
dam, N. Y.

Home Address: 44 Upper Bay St., Potsdam,
New York, and Ontario, Calif. •

BLANCHARD, Evelyn Lyman. B.S.,M.S.,

Nutritionist, Biochemist.
Biologist for Gol<ien State Ltd.
Born: Chariton (Iowa), May 30, 1909; s.
of Mabel (Lyman) and Wm. A. Blanchard.
Education: Iowa State Coll.; Univ. of Ariz.;
Univ. of Iowa.

Degrees: B.S., Iowa State Coll., 1932; M.S.,
U. of Ariz., 1934; Ph.D., U. of Iowa, 1938.
Publications: Articles for various med. jour-
nals on the measurement of Vitamin A De-
ficiency in Humans.

Memberships: Iota Sigma Pi, Sigma Xi, Phi
Kappa Phi, Omicron Nu, Alpha Nu.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Skiing, painting.
Bus. Address: 425 Battery St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Address: 2,338 20th Ave., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

BLANCHARD, Professor Frederic
Thomas. B.L., M.A., Ph.D., F.A.A.A.S.,

Professor of English Literature, Univ. of
Calif, at Los Angeles.

Born: Harvard (Mass.), Sept. 24, 1878; s.
of Elizabeth Lucindy (Seaver) and Frederick
CJeorge Blanchard.
Education: Univ. of Calif.; Yale.
Degeres: B.L., U. of Calif., 1904; M.A.,
1908 and Ph.D., 1922, Yale Univ.
Married: Mary Helen, d. of Helen (Hut-
ton) and David Webster, in Coronado, (Cal-
if.), Dec. 21, 1912.

Prof. Record: Asst. in Rhetoric, Yale; Instr.
in Eng., U. of Calif.; Asst. Prof., Rice
Inst.; Asso. Prof., then Prof, of Eng. Lit-
erature, U.C.L.A. since 1923. Formerly Asst.
Dir. of the Ext. Div., and Chmn. of the
Dept. of Eng., U.C.L.A., 1920-36.
Publications: Essays in Exposition; Fielding
the Novelist; The Art of Composition; The
Art of the Novel; Perspective Criticism.
Honors: Hon. Corr. Mem. of Inst. Litteraire
et Artistique de France; Silver Medal of
Royal Soc. of Arts (London), 1939.
Membesrhips: Psi Upsilon, Phi Beta Kappa,
Pi Gamma Mu, Pi Delta Phi; Mod. Lang.
Assn.; Philological Assn. of Pac. Coast;
Amer. Assn. of U. Profs, (former Council-
lor); Athenian; Nile Club (Oakland); Univ.
Club (Los Angeles), Lotos Club (New York),
Authors Club (London).
Recreations: Swimming.

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

Home Address: 4440 Cromwell, Los Angeles,



Born: Littleton (Mass.). Feb. 28, 1886; s. of
Helen (de Long) and George P. Blanchard.
Education: Mass. Elementary Schs.



Married: Elizabeth F., d. of George Flood,
Sommerville (Mass.), Aug. 17, 1893; ch.:
Alice Elizabeth (Mrs. Wise), and H. Rebec-
ca (Mrs. Adler).

Bus. Record: Took over and operated busi-
ness of his father in 1914, in Gardner
(Mass.); moved to Calif. In 1923 where he
has operated wholesale and retail malting
of handwrought silver and gold; Master-
crafsman, Member, and Ex-Councilman of
the Arts and Crafts Society, Boston (Mass.);
Founder and Pres., Los Angeles Arts and
Crafts Soc. in 1923.
Mejnberships: Kiwanis Club.
Recreation: Sun-bathing.

Bus. and Home Address: 13080 Montague
St., Pacoima, Calif.

Other Address: 8626 Sunset Blvd., Holly-
wood, Calif. (Retail Shop). *

BLANCHARD. Vincent Frank. B.S.

Farm Advisor for Ventura County. (Special-
ist in Agricultural Extension, Univ. of Calif.)
Born: Piru, Ventura County (Calif.), April 4.
1892; s. of Laura (Hall) and Hooper C.

Education: Univ. of Calif., Coll. of Agricul-

Degrees: B.S., U. of Calif., Coll. of Agricul-
ture, 1916.

Married: Isabel, d. of Christine and John
Henderson in Los Angeles (Calif.), July 19,
1917; ch.: Richard Wesley and Carolyn Jean.
Bus. Record: Employed at Rancho Sespe, a
large citrus enterprise, located at Sespe, Ven-
tura County (Calif.) and owned by Mr. and
Mrs. Keith Spaulding, from May 1916, to
July, 1919, with the exception of period July,
1917 to Dec. 1918; Assist. Farm Advisor in
L. A. Co. for the U. of Calif, during the
period of Aug., 1919 to Jan. 1, 1926; appoint-
ed Farm Advisor in Ventura Co. Jan. 1,
1925 and serves in that capacity at present;
special qualifications are in the horticulture

Priblications : Many articles In agricultural
journals on horticulural problems.
Army Service: U. S. Army, Aug. 14, 1917 to
Dec. 15, 1918; Field Artillery and Chemical
Warfare Service.

Memberships: Ventura Rotary Club.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics.- Republican.

Bus. Address: 52 No. California St., Ven-
tura, Calif.
Home Address: Monvalvo, Calif. *

BLANCHARD. Professor William
Godwin. Mus.B., Mus.M.
Asst. Prof, of Music, Head of Organ Depart-
ment, Bridges Hall of Music, Pomona Coll.
Born: Greencastle (Ind.), Sept. 5, 1905; s. of
Hattie (Godwin) and Wm. Martin Blanchard.
Education: Greencastle (Ind.), pub. scls.;
DePauw Univ.; Univ. of Mich.
Degrees: Mus. B., DePauw U., 1930; Mus.
M., U. of Mich. 1933.

Married: Mary Elizabeth, d. of Lenore Alle-
man and Albertus Theodore Briggs, in
Greencastle (Ind.), July 7, 1932; ch.: Wm.
Briggs (7), and Milrded Elizabeth (4).
Prof. Record: Manager, Granada Theatre,
Greencastle (Ind.), 1927; Dir., Greencastle
(Ind.) City Band, summer seasons 1925-26;
Staff Organist, Radio Sta. WIL (St. Louis)
between Jr. and Sr. years in college; Super-

visor of Music, Sidney (Ohio) High Sch.,
1930-32 and 1933-36; since 1936, mem. of
faculty, Dept. of Music, Pomona Coll., Clare-
mont (Calif.) now in the capacity of Asst.
Prof, of Music.

Publications: Published works include a
hymn in the new Methodist Hymnal, two
anthems for mixed voices and a male chorus.
Memberships: Phi Kappa Psl, Phi Mu Alpha,
Nu Alpha Phi; Rotary Club. Amer. Guild
of Organists, Masonic Lodge.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Woodworking.
Bus. Address: Bridges Hall of Music. Po-
mona Coll., Claremont, Calif.
Home Address: 1495 Via Zurita, Claremont,


(Mme. Emilie Jehle)
Teacher, Voice and Piano.

Born: Penngrove (Calif.), July 4; d. of
Sophie (Bruggemann) and Leo Jehle.
Education: Milan (Italy); San Francisco

Married: Emil, s. of Emiln Berghensen, In
San Francisco (Calif), May 11; ch.: Erwln.
Prof. Record: Known as Mme. Emilie Jehle,
Lyric Soprano.

Driectorships: Chmn. of Board of Dirs., Pa-
cific Musical Soc.

Memberships: Pacific Musical Society, San
FrancLsco Musical Club; (Past Pres.) Cap
and Bells Club.
Religion: Lutheran.

Home Address: 3675 Jackson St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif. *

BLEDSOE. Huntington P.. A.B., LL.B.

Born: Ukiah (Calif.), July 18, 1902; s. of
Jessie (Huntington) and J. Bledsoe.
Education: Univ. of Calif., Berkeley.
Degrees: A.B., 1926, LL.B., 1928, U. of Calif.
Married: Elsie, d. of John Kelly, at Santa
Ana (Calif.), Oct. 25, 1931; ch.: Elsie (b.,
1935) .

Prof. Record: Attorney-at-law, City of Los
Angeles since 1928.

Publications: California Usury Law (Parker,
Stone and Baird Co.), 1931.
Memberships: N.S.G.W.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics : Democrat.

Bus. Address: Title Guarantee Bldg., Los
Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1451 Idlewood Rd., Glendale,
Calif. •

BLEWETT. Stephen Noall.

Referee in Bankruptcy for Counties of San

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