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ish, Carmi (111.); ch. : Wm. G., Jr., (17),
Benj. P. 16), and Rebt. M. (12).
Prof. Record: Attorney at Law, 1925 — . Prof.
Political Sci., Occidental Coll., 1922-29; Pres..
Los Angeles City Council, 1927-29; Nominat-
ed for Mavor (City of Los Angeles), 1929;
Mem. Calif. State Legislature, 1931-33; Dir.,
Dept. of Prof, and Vocational Standards
(Calif.), 1934-38; Mem. Bd. of Equalization
(Calif), 1938 — . Candidate for District At-
tory (Last Aug. 27th Primaries), Los An-
geles County, 1940.

Directorships: Various corpns. in connection
with law practice.

Publications: Numerous mag. articles while
Political Sci. Prof., Occidental Coll.; editor-
ials and articles concerning State Government
and position held in public office.
Army Service: Aviation Sec. U. S. Army.
1918-19; Reserve Military Aviator until 1934.
Memberships: Sons of Amer. Revolution;
Masons, Al Malaikah Shrine: Elks, Eagles,
Aviators Post- Amer. Legion ; Phi Beta Kap-
pa, Delta Sigma Rho and Sigma Alpha Epsi-
lon; numerous civic organizations.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republioan.



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Recreations: Owning and operating two large
cattle ranches belonging to pioneering an-
cestors.

Bus. Address: 1031 So. Broadway, Board of
Equalization. Los Angeles, Calif.
Honie Address: Route 1. Box 4, Saugus, Calif.

BONESTELL. Chesley.

Designer, Artist.

Boryi: San Francisco (Calif.), Jan. 1, 1888;
s. of Jovita (Ferrer) and C. K. Bonestell.
Education: Columbia Univ. (N. Y. C), 1911.
Married: Mary Adella, d. of O. H. Hilton
(U.S.N. ), Berkeley Calif.), Nov. 12, 1911;
ch.: Jane Loveland.

Prof. Record: Designer for Willis Polk, San
Francisco, 1911-17; painting in New York,
1918-22; Designer for Cass Gilbert (N. Y.),
1922-23; in London on Illustrated London
News as Special Artist, 1923-27; executed
various commns. in N. Y. C, including one
for Mrs. E. F. Hutton, from 1923-32; work-
ed on various projects in S. F., including,
the Opera House, Veterans Bldg., Ctolden
Gate Internat. Exp., etc., from 1933-37; since
1937, has been engaged in the Special Effects
Dept. of RKO Motion Picture Studios.
Memberships: Delta Kappa Epsilon; Chelsea
Arts Club (London, Eng.).
Religion: Christian.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Travelling and astronomy.
Home Address: 1245 No. Vine St., Holly-
wood, Calif.

BONHAM. Cecil Capron.

Poet.

Born: Woodston (Kan.), Jan. 23, 1889; d.
of Janette May (Lee) and Charles Capron
Thompson.

Education: Various schools, because of trav-
elling parents.

Married: Alfred Blackman, s. of Byron Alta-
mont Bonham, Los Angeles (Calif.), 1908;
ch.: Donald Lee and Cecil Francis (sons).
Directorships: Chaparral Poets of Calif.
Publications: Illumination Poems and various
poems and prose.
Religion: Christian Scientist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Singing.

Home Address: 1219 Orange Grove Ave.,
Glendale, Calif. *

BONNER, The Reverend Arthur, A.B.,
S.T.B., M.A., Ph.D.
Clergyman, Educator (retired).
Born: Nr. Leicester (Eng.), Nov. 29, 1869; s.
of Anne (Hallam) and William Bonner.
Education: Public Schools, Warren (Mass.);
Wesleyan Acad., Wilbraham (Mass.); Boston
Univ.

Degrees: A.B., S.T.B., 1908; M.A., 1909, Ph.
D., 1911, Boston U.

Married: Josephine Chapman, d. of Sophia
and William Austin Whitaker, Chicopee
(Mass.), Aug. 9, 1892; ch.: Rev. Warren A.
(Fresno, Calif.); Prof. Willard Hallam,
Ph.D. Buffalo, N.Y.).

Prof. Record: Methodist Pastorates (Mass.),
until 1912; Prof. English and Pub. Speaking,
Southern Univ. (Greensboro, Ala.), 1912-15;
Pres., Scarritt-Morrisville Coll. (Morrisville,
Mo ), 1915-16; Prof., Biblical Literature and



Asso. Prof, of English, U. of Ala., 1916-18;
Prof, of Philosophv. Coll. of Pacific, 1918-20;
Prof, of English. 1920-33: in Methodist Pas-
torate after 1933; Chmn., Bd. of Edn., Pacific
Conf. Methodist Episc. Ch. So., 1920-23; Dir.
and Joint Organizer of Coll. of Pac. Summer
Sch. Abroad, 1927-32.

Publications: The Search Eternal (poem);
other occasional poems, all published private-
ly; magazine articles.

Memberships: Mem. Amer. Philological Assn.,
Shakespeare Assn. of Amer.; Mason, Klwanian.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Independent.
Recreations: Literature and gardening.
Home Address: 156 California St., Santa
Cruz, Calif.

BONNER, Charles William, A.B.
Writer.

Born: Brooklyn (N. Y.), Oct. 14, 1896; ■.
of Margaret (Robinson) and Charles William
Bonner.

Education: Williams College.
Degrees: A.B., Williams Coll., 1918.
Married: Priscilla, d. of Dr. Charles Gil-
more Kerley. Elkton (Md.), April 12, 1927;
ch.: Michael, Charles William III and Sha-
ron.

Business Record: Newspaper reporter, N. Y.
Sun, Republican (Springfield, Mass.) Detroit
Joural, 1919-20; Foreign Press Service in
Spain, 1920-21; Riis and Bonner Publicity
Agency, 1922-35 (N. Y.).

Publications: Novels: The Fanatics, 1932;
Bull by the Horns, 1937; Legacy, 1940; Non-
fiction: Publicity (with Roger William Riis),
1926; Screenplay: Adam Had Four Sons, 1941;
also numerous short stories.
Army Service: 2nd. Lt. of Inf., U. S. Natl.
Army, 1917-18; small arms firing instr. ; ex-
pert rifleman.

Memberships: Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Tennis.

Home Address: 13827 Sunset Blvd., Pacific
Palisades, Los Angeles, Calif.

BONNER, Ernest Chappell, PRTB., LL.B.

Lawyer.

Born: Cedarville (Modoc Co., Calif.), Nov.

4, 1872; s. of Emeline Shelby (Claflin) and

John Heath Bonner.

Education: Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley).

Degrees: Ph.B., 1893; LL.B., 1896, U. of

Calif. (Berkeley) .

Married: Grace Morgan, d. of Nell (Kelsey)

(dec.) and William L. French (dec), April

18, 1902; ch.: Edna Bonner (wife of Dist.

Atty. Ernest S. Brown, Reno, Nev.).

Prof. Record: Practicing attorney for over

forty-five years, during which time he spent

eight yrs. as Dist. Atty., then eleven yrs. as

Superior Judge, presiding, Modoc Co. (Calif.).

Directorships: Secty., Hot Spring Valley Irr.

Dist. (Alturas, Calif.); Vice-Pres., First Natl.

Bank of Alturas (now merged into Bank of

America.).

Publications: Has written about four hundred

stories of Pioneer and Indian days in the

State line section of Calif, and Nev.



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Army !Jcrvice: Natl. Guard, later one of four
to oi-Ranlze Home Guard at Alturas, during
World War I.

Mpmbcmhipx: Life Mem. In following: All
branches Masonic, Knight of Pylh'ns; Three
Cat, U. of Calif.; Sierra club and Sons of
Amer. llcvolutlon.

Religion: Protestant Episcopal.

Politica: Republican, on State and Co. Corns.

forty yrs., retiring In 1938, back again In

1940.

Recreation: Mountaineering and gathering

Indian and other relics.

Bus. Address: Bonner Bldg., Alturas, Calif.

Home Address: 1140 W. A St., Alturas,
Calif. •

BONNER. Richard Lee. B.S., M.S.
First Executive Deputy, Executive Dept.,
City of Los Angeles.

Born: BonnertVjn (N.C.), Aug. 14, 1898; s.
ot Mary Young (Best) and Richard Lee Bon-
ner.

Education: Washington (N.C.), Azusa
(Calif.); Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley); Univ. of
So. Calif.

Degrees: B.S. (Bus. Adm.), U. of Calif.,
1923; M.S. (Pub. Adm.), U. of So. Calif.,
1934.

Married: Esther Elizabeth, d. of Lettie (Bry-
ant) and Lafayette Garnett, Hollywood (Cal-
if.), Dec. 23, 1926; ch.: Nancy Elizabeth and
Richard Lee, III.

Bus. Record: Salesman, Golden State Milk
Prod. Co. (Los Angeles), 1926; Salesman,
Equitable Life Ins. Co. (Iowa), Los Angeles,
1927; Jr. Budget Investigator, Bureau of
Budget and Efficiency (City of L. A.), 1929-
36, Asst. Efficiency Engr., 1936-39, Effici-
ency Engr., 1939, Gen. Mgr., Humane Dept.,
1939-41, Exec. Dept., Mayors Office, 1941 — .

Publications: Analysis of Los Angeles City
Charter (Master's Thesis, U.S.C, 1934.), un-
published.

Army Service: U. S. Infantry, World War,
1918.

Memberships: Phi Sigma Alpha; Amer. Soc.
Pub. Adm. ; Western (Govern. Research Assn. ;
Amer. Leg. (Hollywood Post).
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Swimming, golf and tennis.
Bus. Address: City Hall, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 1921 Westholme Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif. Summer: Cedar Pines Park,
Calif. •

BONPANE, Major Blase A., U. S. Army
Res., Ph.B., LL.B.

Lawyer.

Born: DuBois (Pa.), Dec. 16, 1892; s. of
Mary Jane (Arizzuta) and E. Anthony Bon-
pane.

Education: Ohio Northern Univ.; Ohio State
Univ.; Pub. Schls. of YoungstowTi and Cleve-
land (Ohio).

Degrees: Ph.B., LL.B., Ohio North. U., 1915.
Married: Florence I., d. of Michael and An-
gela Rose Marco, at Cleveland, April 1,
1918; ch.: Betty Jane, Fleurette, Margie
Anne and Blase A., Jr.
Prof. Record: Adm. to Ohio State Bar Jan.



.T, 19iri and began practice Youngstown; estb.
office In Cleveland on rctn. from war; app-
Id. Asst. Pro.sccut. Atty. of Cuyahoga Co.,
(C)hlo), Jan. 1. 1921; nom. for Conmes.s of
U.S. by Repub. party from 20th DIst. of
Ohio in prim, electn. of I!).'!?!; was very active
In civic and pollt. affairs and In many clubs
and org. until coming to Calif. June, 19.'J7;
estb. office in Hollywood, Jan. 19.38; 20 yrs.
trial work experience.

Publications: In 1928-29, was pub. of The
Tribune, Cleveland weekly. Now Editor, Hol-
lywood Bar monthly The Brief.
Army Service: Served in World War I, 1918-
19; Major, U.S. Army Res.

Memberships: Am. Acad, of Pub. Affairs:
Am. Legion; Calif. State Bar A.ssn.; Holly-
wood Bar Assn. (Vice-Pres.)
Religion: Catholic.
Recreations: Golf.

Bits. Address: Equitable Building, Hollywood,
Calif.

Home Address: 2307 Chislehurst Dr., Holly-
wood, Calif. •

BOONE. J. Allen.

Author.

Born: Newport (R. I.); s. of Lillian (Gibbs)
and William H. Boone.

Education: Pub. and pvt. schs., Newport (R.
I.); and from adventuring and writing ex-
periences in various parts of the world.

Prof. Record: Newspaper work In Newport,
N. Y., Philadelphia, Washington; for many
years a virltlng authority on Newport soc,
yachting, polo, tennis; traveled abroad ex-
tensively on roving trips, writing for news-
papers, magazines, syndicates; Pub. Dir., Lu-
bin Film Corp., Phila., also writing stories
for them: Story Edit., Robertson-Cole Film
Co. ; came to Hollywood to take charge of
film productions for Robertson-Cole; was one
of first film supervisors in Hollywood; first
Important production. Kismet, with Otis
Skinner; also some of the best pictures made
by Pauline Frederick, Sessue Hayakawa,
Dustin Farnum, Lew Cody, and many oth-
ers; has since traveled extensively: was res-
ponsible for the building of the Robertson-
Cole Motion Picture Studio (now RKO), at
Melrose and C3ower Sts. ; some reputation here
and abroad for philosophical wTitings.

Publications: Last book. Letters to Strong-
heart, published by Prentice-Hall, N. Y.

Home Address: 1717 No. Courtney Ave.,
Hollywood, Calif. •

BOOTH, Charles Gordon

Writer.

Born: Manchester (Eng.), Feb. 12, 1896; s.

of Emily Ada (Hill) and William Booth.

Education: Manchester, Toronto, Winnipeg.
Married: Lillian, d. of Carl Lind of Twin
Falls (Idaho), at La Jolla (Calif.), Sept.
25, 1937.

Prof. Record: Contributor to many magazines
over period of twenty yrs.; Author of books:
Sinister House; Gold Bulletts; Murder at High
Tide and Seven Alibis (pub. in N. Y. by Mor-
row, in London, by Hodder and Stoughten) ;
The Cat and the Clock (pub. In N. Y., by
Crime Club, in London, by Cassell) ; The
General Died at Dawn (pub. in London by



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Bell, in Sweden by Nortsedts) ; various trans-
lations.

Army Record: Canadian Expeditionary Force,
1916.

Politics: Democrat.
Hoyne Address: Box 37, Grossmont, Calif.

BOOTH, Thomas William.

Assistant Meteorologist, Fire Weather Spe-
cialist in charge of Weather Bureau, U. S.
Dept. of Commerce.

Born: Soldier (Kans.l, Jan. 16, 1916; s. of
Mary L. (Renfro) and Robert W. Booth.
Education: Lewis and Clark Pub. Schls.
Married: Louis Marion, d. of Anna B. (Bro-
zee) and L. M. Byrd, San Jose (Calif.),
March 11, 1932.

Bus. Record: Twelve yrs. in U. S. Dept. of
Agr.; transferred to U. S. Dept. of Com-
merce, July 1, 1940, and has held that posi-
tion since.

Directorships: Booth Bros. Inc.
Navy Service: U. S. Naval Communication
Reserve.

Memberships: Lions International; Mt. Shas-
ta Cham, of Com.; Mt. Shasta Snowmen.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Golf, hunting, ping-pong and
bridge.

Bus. Address: Forest Service BIdg., Mt. Shas-
ta. Calif.
Home Address: Box 784, Mt. Shasta, Calif.*

BORISOFF, Alexander, Mus.M.
Principal Cellist and Soloist, L. A. Philhar-
monic Orchestra.

Born: Odessa (Russia), Dec. 20, 1900; s. of
Raisa (Krasner) and Bernard Borisoff.
Education: Russian Imperial Conservatory.
Degrees: Mus.M., Russian Imperial Conser-
vatory, 1918.

Prof. Record: Concert 'Cellist, Composer,
Teacher; early musical education in Russia
and Germany; studied with Joseph Press
(•cello). Prof. Malishewsky (composition);
debut at age 16 Odessa Symph. Orch.; later
First 'Cellist same orch. and Instr. at Gov-
ernment Conserv.; Mem. Odessa Art Quar-
tet (5 yrs.); concertized Europe and U. S.;
chosen as soloist by Hollywo'od Bowl Artists
Audition Bd. (1929) with Bruno Walter con-
ducting; joint recital with John McCormack;
soloist with L. A. Phil. Orch., under Rod-
zinski; Principal 'Celist L.A. Phil, and Hol-
lywood Bowl Orchs., since 1936; soloist in
world premier of Bloch's Voice in the Wild-
erness, Beethoven's Triple Concerto, Strauss'
Don Quixote, Brahms' Double Concerto; in
world premier of own arrangement of Joseph
Hayden's 'Cello Concerto No. 2 in D-Major;
Soloist of own compositivjn Allegrettino, a
movement from The Suite in Olden Style, all
under dir. of Dr. Otto Klemperer; Composer
of String Quartet, Suite for Symph. Orch.,
a Spanish Suite for 'Cello and Orchestra; es-
tablished Master Class, L. A. (1929); pupils
presented in recitals: Elizabeth Greenschpoon,
Helen Gertmenian, Joseph Di Tullio, Alfred
Broadbent.

Home Address: 2252 Cheswlc Lane, Holly-
wood, Calif.

BORSOOK, Professor Henry, B.A., M.A.
Ph.D., M.D.

Professor of Biochemistry, Calif. Institute
of Technology.
Born: London (Eng.), Nov. 8, 1897; s. of



Sarah (Goldberg) and Simon Davis Borsook.
Education: Toronto; Jarvis St. Collegiate
Inst.; Univ. of Toronto.

Degrees, Honors: B.A.. 1921; M.A 1922;
Ph D 1924; M.D., 1927; C^old Medallist Fac-
ulty of Medicine, 1927; Ellen Mickle Fellow-
ship, 1927, McKenzle Prize, 1927, U. of Tor-
onto.

Married: Lisl, d. of S. Hummel, Toronto
(Can.), Nov. 1, 1928; ch.: Eve Rose.
Prof Record: Fellow, Research Fellow and
Lecturer in Biochemistry, U. of Torronto,
1921-29; Asst. Prof., Biochemistry, Calif. Inst
of Tech., 1929-35, Prof., Biochemistry, 1935

Directorships: Consulting Biochemist, Hun-
tington Mem. Hosp. (Pasadena) ; Consulting
Physician, South Pacific Hosp. (San Fran-
ciso).

Publications: Vitamins (Viking Press), 1940;
papers in technical biochemical and medical
journals since 1921.

Tiemberships: Amer. Soc. Biological Chemists,
Soc Exptl. Biol, and Med.. History of Scien-
ces Soc; Assoc. Mem., New York Acad, of
Sciences.

Recreations: Skiing and walking in moun-
tains.

Bus. Address: California Institute of Tech-
nology, Pasadena, Calif.

Home Address: 1121 Constance St., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

BOSSEMEYER, James Lee, B.S.
Supervisor, Western Office, U. S. Travel
Bureau.

Born: St. Joseph (Mo.), Aug. 2, 1900; s. of
Nettie (Owen) and Henry Bossemeyer.
Education: Fayetteville (Ark.) High Sch.;
Univ. of Ark.

Degrees: B.S., U. of Ark., 1923.
Married: Katharine, d. of Prof. B. N Wil-
son, at Fayetteville (Ark.), 1921; ch.: Birton
Neill (18).

Bus Record: Entered profession of land-
scape architecture in Seattle (Wash.), 1924;
served as Landscape Architect for Seatt.<?
Park Dept., 1927-32; was Supt. of Parks for
Metropol. Park Dist. of T-^'^-^ia (W-^^> •)
1932-34- became Landscape Architect forNati.
Park Service (S. F,). in fall of 1934: in 1936
bpcame Chief of Pub. Inf , Rf-g'on IV. N-itL
Park Service: in Au<t., 193S wn<! nnry-M-.el
Supervisor, Western Office U. S. Travel Bu-
reau.

Directorships: Vice-Chmn., Western States
Promotion Council; Secy., Calif. Conservation
Council.

Publications: Editor, News Bulletin. Issued
by Region IV of National Park Service; Su-
pervising Editor, Travel West, issued by U. S.
Travel Bureau.

Army Service: Private in U. S. Army, 1918.
Memberships: Sigma Phi Eqsilon.
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Travel and photography.
Bus Address: United States Travel Bureau,
Old Mint Bldg., San Francisco, Calif.
Home Address: 84 Portsmouth Rd.. Pied-
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BOSTWICK, Jr., Harry Oliver

President .ind Business Manager. Rcddlnfr
Roeortl.

Born: Salt hnke City (Utah), 1908; s. ot
Ida Mlnetto (Lewis) and Harry Oliver Sr.
Education: Ventura HiRh Sch.
Married: Vivian, d. of Maude (Cllno) and
William T. Kemper, Ventura (Calif), Jjly
12. 1930.

Business Record: Started with Ventura Star,
1929. as Clrc. MRr.. later In advert ising;
went to Santa Paula Chronicle, 1932, as
bus. mgr. ; started Redding Record in 1938,
with Paul C. Bodenhamer for John P. Scripps.
Directorships: Pres. of Redding Record, Inc.
Memberships: Lions Club; Dir., Cham, of
C'im.

Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Amateur photography and fish-
ing.

Home Address: 1729 Chestnut St., Redding,
Calif.
Bus. Address: 1626 Pine St., Redding, Calif.*

BOSWORTH, Hobart Van Zandt. L.H.D.

Actor (Stage and Motion Pictures), Producer.
Born: Marietta (Ohio), Aug. 11, 1867: s. of
Clara M. (Van Zandt) and Daniel Perkins
Bosworth.

Education: Marietta Pub. Sch. and Coll.
Degrees: L.H.D., Marietta Coll. (Ohio), June,
1939.

Married: Cecile. d. of Dr. Kenneth Klbre,
at San Diego (Calif), Dec, 1920; ch.: (George
Hobart.

Prof. Record: Went on stage (Calif. Theatre,
San Francisco), 1885; joined Augustin Daly
Co., 1888, remaining 10 years; made many
appearance in London with this company;
leading man for Julia Marlowe, Henrietta
Crossman, Mrs. Fiske, Amelia Bingham, etc. ;
Star on Broadway; long tubercular illness, so
that in 1909 he accepted engagement with
Selig Polyscope Co., playing leads in the
picture that started Los Angeles on its
marvelous career as the picture-making cen-
ter; in 1913 he secured the contract with
Jack London and began what probably was
his most noted performance. The Sea Wolf
(which he also played for two years as a
vaudeville sketch, considered one of the great
vaudeville successes) ; in 1914, he, represent-
ing Bosworth, Inc., Producing Co., joined
with Jesse L. Lasky and Adolph Zukor, to
form the Paramount Releasing Co. : made
many pictures there, with C. B. DeMille di-
recting; worked with Thos. H. Ince, for
whom he made one of his most famous pic-
tures, Behind the Door; then free-lanced;
starred in other notable pictures, such as
The Blood Ship. The Miracle Man, Odyssey
of the North, and many others; was on
personal appearance tour throughout the
country for over two years; has done con-
siderable radio broadcasting.
Directorships: Pres., Bosworth Geneological
Soc. ; Hon. Vice-Pres., Ellis Club; Founder,
Bosworth Sch. for Adult Educ.
Memberships: Patron, Delta Omicron (pro-
fessional musical sorority) .
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Horseback riding and painting.
Bus. Address: 625 Shatto PI., Los Angeles,
Calif.

Home Address: 5300 Jessen Dr., La Canada,
Calif.



BOTHWELL. Dorr Hodgson.

AtiisI, Color CoiiKullant.

Hon,: Han Franel.sco (Calif), May 3, 1902;
d. of Florence Isabel (Hodg.son) and John
Stuart Bothwcll.

Eduratinn: Grammar Sch. and San Diego
State Normal Tralnlnr; Sch. High School,
Ru.ss High, .San Diego (Calif). Univ. of
Oregon; Calif. Sch. of Fine Arts; Rudolph
Schaeffer Sch. of Design (.San Francisco).
Prof. Record: Upon completing her studies
and research in color, lectured on Current
Exhibitions at San Diego Fine Arts Gallery
(S. D., Calif.), also taught classes In Color
and Design under auspices of San Diego Fine
Arts Gallery, 1927. Spent 1928-,30 painting
on the island of Tau, Manu'a, American Sa-
moa: research in Tapa cloth design; 1930-31
in Paris (France), doing research in the
Physics of Light and Color psychology; 1931-
41 spent in practical application of knowledge
gained; painting, exhibiting, teaching; work
owned by San Diego Fine Arts Gallery.
Honors: Awarded 1st Prize, S. F. Women
Artists; Leisser-Farnham Prize (San Diego),
and various honorable mentions.
Memberships: San Francisco Art Assn. (S.
F.); Charter mem. of San Francisco Soc. of
Women Artists; Riverside Art Assn. (River-
side (Calif.).
Recreation: Camping.

Bus. and Home Address: Studio No. 6, 802
Montgomery St., San Francisco, Calif.

BOTKE, Cornells

Painter, Etcher.

Born: Leewarden (Holland), s. of Alida
(Alchema) and Sytse Botke.
Education: School for Applied Design, Haar-
lem (Holland); Chicago Art Institue; Paris
(France).

Married: Jessie, d. of Martha (Cornell) and
William Aldis Arms, Leonia (New Jersey),
April 15, 1915; ch.: William Arms.
Prof. Record: Has exhibited, Paris Salon,
1924, Chicago Art Inst., Philadelphia Acad.,
Treasure Island, etc. ; also, every museum
in west and middle west.
Awards in Painting: Chicago Art Inst.; Mrs.
Julius Rosenwald Prize, 1916; Clyde M. Carr
Landscape prize, 1919: Fine Arts Building
Prize, 1918: Honorable Men. landscape, Amer.
Artists Annual, 1921; First Prize, Oil, Calif.
State Fair, Landscape, 1929; First Hon. Men.,
Calif. Art Culb, 1931: First Prize Calif.
State Fair, Water-color, 1931; Purchase Prize,
Santa Monica Pub. Lib. ; Artists Award, San-
ta Paula Cham, of Com.. 1937; Purchase
Prize Santa Paula Cham, of Com., 1938.
Awards in Etching: 3rd Logan Medal. (Chi-
cago Art Inst., Internat., 1930; Calif. Soc.
of Etchers, 1934; Henry B. Shope, Amer.
Soc. of Etchers, 1935; Fine Prints of the
Year, 1935; Bobkplate Assn. International,
1936; Assn. Mem. Print Calif. Soc. of Et-
chers, 1939; First Prize, Etching, Los An-
geles County Fair, 1934 and 1938; Second
Prize Etching, Los Angeles County Fair, 1931,
1933 and 1939.

Prints Owned By: Library of Congress; Los
Angeles Pub. Library; California State Li-
brary; N. Y. C. Pub. Library; Chicago Art
Inst.

Pictures Owned By: Pub. Schls. in Oak Park
(111.), Chicago, Los Angeles, and Santa Pau-
la; Santa Monica and Ponca City Pub. Lib.;
and Santa Paula Cham, of Com.



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Publications: The Last Stand of the Wind-
mill in Holland (article), Scrlbners, May,
1925.

Memberships; Amer., Chicago and Calif. Soc.
of Etciiers; Southern Print Maimers; Print
Makers: Calif. Art Club; Cihcago Galleries
Assn.; Foundation of Western Art.
Home Address: Wheeler Canyon, Santa Paula,
Calif.



BOTKE. Jessie Arms

Painter

Born: Chicago (111.); d. of Martha (Cornell)
and William Aldis Arms.

Education: Received training at Chicago
Art Institute; studied with John C. Johan-
son, Albert Herter and Charles Woodbury,
and In Paris (France).

Married: Cornells, s. of Aiida (Alchema)
and Sytse Botke, Leonia (New Jersey), April
15, 1915; ch.: William Arms.
Awards: Chicago Art Inst.; Englewood Wo-
man's Club Prize, 1917; Chicago Society of
Artists Medal, 1919; Martin B. Cahn Prize,
1918; Shaffer Prize ($500), 1926; Peoria So-
ciety of Allied Arts Medal, 1918; National
Assn. of Women Painters and Sculptors (Hon-
orable Mention), 1925; Marcia Brady Tucker
Prize, 1933; Southwest E.xpos. Medal, 1928;
Los Angeles County Fair: First Prize, 1934,
First Prize, Water Color, 1938. Calif. State
Fair: First Prize, Decorative Class, 1934 and
1940; Western Acad, of Painters, Prizes,
1935-36; Hollywood Rieviera Galleries, 1936;
Sanity in Art (Chicago). Carpenter Prize,
1938. Rrpresented in the following Pub.
Collections: Chicago Art Inst., Chicago U.
(Ida Noyes Hall Mural); Nebr. Art Assn.
(Lincoln, Nebr.); Los Angeles Co. Collection.

Art Career: Has exhibited in the Paris Sa-
lon, 1924; Chicago Art Inst.; Natl. Acad, of
Design; Philadelphia Acad.; Corcoran Art
Gallery (Washington, D. C), etc.

Memberships: Grand Central Art Galleries,
Chicago Galleries Assn.; Calif. Art Club; Na-
tion Assn. of Women Artists; Foundation of
Western Art.

Bus. and Home Address: Wheeler Canyon,
Santa Paula, Calif.

BOURQUIN, M. Mitchell. LL.B.
Lawyer.

Born: Helena (Mont.), March 4, 1894; s. of
Mary (Ratigan) and George M. Bourquin.

Education: Univ. of Calif.
Degree: LL.B., U. of Calif., 1920.
Married: Ruby, d. of E. T. Tyra, 1923; ch.:
Marilyn and Dennis.

Prof. Record: Practicing law in San Fran-



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