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reau. Hot News (Macaulay), 1931; with G.
H. Heinecke, No More Reparations (Euro-
press), 1932; with Countess Larisch and Elsa
Branden, Her Majesty Elizabeth (Doubleday,
Doran and Co.), 1934, and Secrets of a Royal
House (John Long, Ltd., London), 1934; with
S. A. Tannenbaumn, The Patient's Dilemma
(Coward-McCann), 1935; with Mohammed
Essed-Bey and Elsa Branden, Nicholas II,
Prisoner of the Purple (Hutchinson and Co.,
London), 1936, (Funk and Wagnalls, N.Y.),
1937: and Reza Shah, Self -Made Monarch
(Hutchinson and Co.), 1926; et al. Transla-
tions into German: Gertrude Atherton's
Black Oxen, Fallon's The Last Waryiing, et
al. ; collaborative translations: The Two
Battles of the Marne (Cosmopolitan), 1927,
.As They Saw Us (Doubleday. Doran and
Co.), 1929, et al.; translator from German:
Dr. Paul Kammerer's Rejuvenation and The
Prolongation of Human Efficiency (1923),
and The Inheritance of Acquired Character-
istics (1924) (both pub. Boni and Liveright) ;
Dr. Sigmund Freud's Problem of Lay Anal-
ysis (Brentano), 1927; et al.
Army Service: During World War with For-



eign Language Div., Liberty Loan Orgn.; on
George Creel's Com. on Public Information;
witness for U.S. Senate, Judiciary Com.
investigating German war-time propaganad,

Home Address: 1843 No. Cherokee Ave., Hol-
lywood, Calif.

BRANDT, Professor Jesse Christian.

A.B., M.A.

Professor of Mathematics and Business Mana-
ger La Verne College.

Born: Hemet (Calif.), Oct. 26, 1893; s. of
Sarah (Yoder) and Christian Jacob Brandt.
Education: Covina and Bonita High Schools;
La Verne Acad.; La Verne Coll.; Pomona
Coll.; Univ. of So. Calif.; Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: A.B., Pomona ColL, 1917, and M.A.,
U. of Calif., 1920.

Married: Kathryn, d. of Elizabeth (Earhart)
and Henry Bobmerger, Pasadena (Calif.),
1919- ch • Sarah Elizabeth, Lloyd Carlton,
Berince Maurine, Dorothy Louise, Daryl Eu-
gene and Marian Ruth.

Prof Record: Prof, of Mathematics at La
Verne Coll., 1920-; Registrar, 1925-27; Dir.
of Admissions from 1929-1937; Business
Mgr., 1937—.

Directorships: Secy., Bd. of Trustees, La
Verne Coll., and Dir., Farmers and Mer-
chants Bank of La Verne.
Memhershivs: Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Delta

Religion: Church of the Brethem.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Golf and ping pong.
Bus. Address: La Verne College, La Verne,

Home Address: 2556 Third St., La Verne,

BRANDT, The Reverend John Lincoln,


Clergyman — Lecturer.

Born: Somerset (Ohio), Oct. 26, 1860; s. of
Elizabeth (Loveberry) and Isaac Brandt.
Education: Somerset (Ohio); Philadelphia

Degeres: LL.D., 1906, Christian Coll. (Hen-
derson, Tenn.)

Married: (1) Nina Marquis; ch.: Nina, Mark
and John; (2) Grace Lee, d. of L. C.
Crutcher, St. Louis (Mo.), 1908; ch.: Bonnie
Belle, Pauline and Joseph.
Prof Record: Pastorates: St. Louis (Mo.);
Denver (Colo.); Toledo (Ohio); Melbourne
(Australia); Los Angeles (Calif.); Muskogee
(Okla.). Lyceum and Chau. Lecturer, World
Traveler, (4 years foreign travel, covering
32 nations).

Publications: Turning Points In Life; The
Lord's Supper; Great Bible Questions; Find-
ing Christ; Marriage and the Home; Anglo-
sa.xon Supremacy; Origen Churches, etc..
Writer for religious journals.
Memberships: Papayrus Club, Mason, Lyons

Religion: Christian (Disciples of Christ).
Politics: Independent Republican.
Recreations: Traveling, fishing, swimming.
Bits, and Home Address: 625 No. Berendo.
Los Angeles, Calif.

BRANDT, Karl, Agr.D.

Economist, and Professor of Agriculture Ec-
onomics, Food Research Institute, Stanford

Born: Essen (Germany), Jan. 9, 1899; s.
of Wilhelma (Troschwitz) and Maximilian

Education: Received his education from the
Colleges of Agr., Berlin and Hohenheim and
from the Univ. of Berlin.

Degrees: Dipt. Agr., Hohenheim, 1921; Agr.
D., Berlin, 1926.

Married: Anitta Hewel von Lindenfels, d. of
Baroness Elsa (von Lindenfels) and Anton
Hewel. Cologne (Germany), Sept. 28, 1901.
ch.: Klaus, Jobst, Gotz and Ralph.
Prof. Record: Chief Appraiser and Dir. of
the Domanenbank, (Berlin), 1925-27; Agri-
cultural Economic Adviser, Preussische Zen-
tral-Genossenschafts-Kasse, (Berlin), 1928-
29; Prof, of Agricultural Economics and
Dir. of Institut fur Landwirschaftliche
Marktforschung, Landwirtschaftllche Hoch-
schule, (Berlin), 1929-33; Prof, of Agricul-
tural Economics, New Sch. for Social Re-
search, (New York), 1933-38; Visiting Re-
search Prof., Louisana State U., (summer
and fall terms), 1937-38; Economist and
Prof, of Agricultural Economics, Food Re-
search Inst., Stanford U., since 1938.
Publications: Author of many books, broch-
ures, and articles in English, German and

Religion: Protestant Episcopal.
Recreations: Skiing, riding horseback, hiking,

garden work and carpentry.

Business Address: Food Research Institute,

Stanford University, Calif.

Home Address: 221 Kingsley Ave., Palo Alto,

BRANN, Walter Scott, Ph.B., LL.B.


Born- San Francisco (Calif.), Nov. 29, 1869;

s. of Olive H. (Monroe) and Lorin Brann.

Education: Public Schools of Calif.

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

Hastings Coll. of the Law, 1896.

Married: Jessie Benton, d. of Charles D.

Hatheway, at S. F. (Calif.), April 15, 1903;

ch.: Eleanor B. McClure, Margaret B. Coop-
er and Olive B. King.

Prof. Record: Engaged in the general prac-
tice of the law since 1895 in S. F. (Calif.)

Directorships: Santa Fe Lumber Co.

Memberships: Bohemian Club; Beta Theta

PI, Phi Delta Phi.

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 2100 Mills Tower, San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Address: 120 Dracena Ave., Piedmont,

BRANT, LeRoY Verne, Mus.B., A.A.G.O.,

Mus.M., A.T.C.L.

Director, Institute of Music, San Jose.

Born: Lexington (Neb.), Dec. 3, 1890, s. of

Nancy Elizabeth (Pyrtle) and Jacob Brant.

Education: College of Pacific; Chicago Musi-
cal College.

Degrees: Mus.B., 1913; A.A.G.O., 1919; Mus.

M., 1924; A.T.C.L., 1937.

Married: Marjorie Louise, d. of Emma and



John Fllzloff, San Jose (Calif.), Sept. 2-1.


Prof. Ricord: Cholrmn.sttT, Organist. Author,

lill3- -. DIr., San Jose Municipal Chorus.

t924- ; Oi'Ranlst and Choirm;islor. Trinity

Epls. Church. 1921 — :, San Jose

Scottish Rite Bodies, 1919—; Writer of Music

Feature and Music Critic, San Jose Mercury

Herald, 1919—; DIr., Inst, of Music (San

Jose). 1919—.

Publications: Beauty (vol. of verse), 1930;

Immortal Singers (vol. of verse), 1936.

Memberships: Friendship Lodge 210, Masons;

Scottish Rite Bodies (San Jose); Fraternity

Chapter, O.E.S.; Amer. Guild of Organists

(San Jose Chap.); Poetry Club (San Jose).

Religion: Protestant (Episcopal).

Fjlitics: Republican.

Recreations: Billiards, writing verse, cards

and travel.

Home Address: 1166 Martin Ave., San Jose,

Calif. •

BRAUN, Maurice.

Portrait Painter, Landscape Artist.

Born: Nagy Bittse (Hungary), Oct. 1, 1877,

s. of Charlotte (Leimdorfer) and Ferdinand


Education: Public schools, and National

Acad, of Design (New York City).

Married: Hazel, d. of John B. Boyer, Potosi

(Mo.), Jan. 30, 1919; ch.: Charlotte L. and

Ernest B.

Prof. Record: Numerous special exhibitions

in most important cities in U.S.A.; awarded

many prizes in art; worI<s represented in

many public and private collections.

Religion: Theosophist.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Gardening.

Home Address: 61 Silvergate PI., San Diego,


BRAY, Absalom Francis, LL.B.
Superior Court Judge, Contra Costa County.
Born: Butte (Mont.), Jan. 21, 1889; s. of
Nelia (Copeland) and Absalom Francis Bray.

Educated: Butte High School; Mount Tamal-
pais Military Academy; Univ. of Calif.;
Hastings College of the Law.

Degrees: LL.B., U. of Calif. (Hastings),

Married: Leila Elizabeth, d. of Sheriff R. R.
Veale at Martinez (Calif.), Sept. 17, 1913.
ch. : Absalom Francis Bray, Jr.
Prof. Record: Admitted to Bar 1910; employ-
ed by H. S. Young (Attorney at Law, San
Francisco), 1910-12; Mem. law firm of J. E.
Rodgers and A. F. Bray, Martinez (Calif.),
1912-35; City Attorney (Martinez), 18 years;
City Attorney (Pinole), 5 years; City At-
torney (Concord), 5 years; Mem., Bd. of
Trutsees High & Elementary Sch. (Martinez),
6 years.

Directorships: Pres., Contra Costa County
Development Assn. ; Dir., Martinez Com-
munity Hospital; Martinez Chapter, Amer-
ican Red Cross.

Army Service: Food Admin., Eastern Contra
Costa County, 1917-19.

Memberships: Sigma Chi, Theta Nu Epsilon,
Phi Delta Phi; (Martinez), F. &A.M.; (Rich-
mond), 1251 BPOE; (Martinez), 279, I.O.O.F.;

Wahoo Tribe I.O.H.M. (Concord); Martinez
W.O.W. Lodges.
Kcligion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Weekly radio program KLX
(The Human Aspects of Early Calif. Su-
preme Court Cases).

Bus. Address: Hall of Records, Martinez,
Home: 1.304 Highland Ave., Martinez, Calif.*


Managing Editor, Tahoe Tattler.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.), April 18, 1920;

s. of Vivian (Gurney) and Elmer Ackley


Education: University of California (Berk-

Prof. Record: Editor and Manager, Tahoe

Tattler, 1938-41 (Tahoe's bnly newspaper).

Memberships: Chi Phi.

Recreations: Badminton, golf, swimming, and


Bus. Address: Tahoe Tattler, Tahoe, Calif.
Home Address: 34 Oak Ridge Rd., Berkeley,
Calif., and 2529 Hearst Ave., Berkeley, Calif.

BREED, Jr., Arthur H.

State Senator, Alameda County.

Born: Brookdale (Calif.), July 23, 1903, s.

of Caroline (Hall) and Arthur H. Breed.

Education: Univ. of Calif.

Married: Margaret, d. of Ethel (Gage) and

George E. Gross, Berkeley (Calif.), Feb. 2,

1935; ch.: George Gross.

Prof. Record: Real Estate Broker assoc. with

firm of A. H. Breed and Sons; Mem., Calif.

Legislature Assembly, 1935-38; Mem., Calif.

Legislature Senate, 1939 — .

Directorships: Sec, Broadmoor Improvement

Co. (A. H. Breed and Sons) ; Vice-Pres.,

George A. Lewis, Inc.; Dir., Alameda

County Federal Bldg. and Loan Assn.

Memberships: Beta Phi Sigma, Alpha Sigma

Phi, Phi Phi (Present Nat. Pres.); DeMolay

Legion of Honor; Masonic Order.

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 315 Fifteenth St., Oakland,

Home Address: 1081 Clarendon Crescent,
Oakland, Calif. •

BREED, Herbert Lincoln, B.L., LL.D.
President, Piedmont Board of Education.
Born: San Francisco (Calif.), May 28, 1878;
s. of Ellen E. (Hastings) and Daniel C.

Education: Oakland Public Schools; Univ. of
Calif. ; Hastings College of Law (affiliated
with Univ. of Calif.)

Degrees: B.L., U. of Calif., 1900; LL.D.,
Hastings Coll. of Law, (U. of Calif.), 1902.
Married: Edith, d. of John W. RiclUev, Oak-
land (Calif.), June 27, 1911; ch.: Warren
Rickley and Eleanor Breed Dumm.
Prof. Record: Clerk of Alameda County Sup-
erior Court, 1903-04; Attorney at Law, 1905.
Mem., Piedmont Bd. of Edn., 1930 — ; Pres.,

Directorship: Pacific Rubber and Tire Mfg.
Co.; Vice-Pres. and Dir., First Federal Sav-
ings and Loan Assn. (Oakland.)



Me^nberships: Scottih Rite of Masono"^ Aahme
Temple Mystic Shrine; Sequoyah Country,
Sierra, Lake Merritt Breakfast (Pres., 1940),

Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Hiking, golf.
Bus. Address: 1111 Financial Center Bldg.,
Oakland, Calif.

Home Address: 160 Woodland Way, Piedmont^
BRENNAN. Bernard Clark. A.B., J.D.

Born: Hynes (Calif.), Aug. 1, 1902; s. of
Edith (Wicks) and James M. Brennan.
Education: Univ. of So. Calif.
Degrees: A.B., 1923, J.D., 1925, U.S.C.
Married: Alice, d. of Walter W. Ralph at
San Diego (Calif.), Aug. 15. 1925; ch.: Jane
Alice, age 8 and Phyllis Margaret, age 12.
Directorships: Pres., Calif. Safety Council;
Vice-Pres., L.A. Co. Tuberculosis Assn
Past Pres., Glendale Community Chest and
Kiwanis Club.

Memberships: Phi Kappa Tau, Delta Sigma
Rho (honorary debating) and Phi Alpna
Delta (law).
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 453 So. Spring St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 1143 No. Howard St., Glen-
dale, Calif.
BRENNAN, Raymond Louis. A.B., LL.B.
(general Counsel, Interment Assn. of Calif.
Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), July 7, 1904; s.
of Edith (Wicks) and James M. Brennan.
Education: Univ. of So. Calif.
Degrees: A.B., 1925, LL.B., 1929, U. of So.

Married: Lois, d. of Clara (Perry) and Ed-
ward Otto WTiite, at West L. A. (Calit.),
Dec. 22, 1933; ch.: Wendy Rae.
Prof. Record: Attorney, private practice; at
present General Counsel of Interment Assn.
of Calif.; Author, Editor and Publisher.
Directorships: Secy., Methodist Hosp. of So.

Publications: California Cemetery Law; The
Law Governing Cemetery Rules and Regu-
lations; The Calif. Law Governing Funeral
Directors Cemeteries and Coroners; Editor,
Cemetery Legal Compass.

Memberships: Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Kappa
Tau, Delta Sigma Rho. Sigma Sigma; Skull
and Dagger; Los Angeles Kiwanis Club;

Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Tennis and travel.
Bus. Address: 505 Subway Terminal Bldg.,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 6384 Rodgerton Dr., Holly-
wood, Calif.

BRENNAN, The Reverend Robert E.,

Mus.M., S.C.L., S.M.D.
Director of Music, Roman Catholic Archdio-
cese of Los Angeles.

Born: Des Moines (Iowa), Sept. 14, 1908; s.
of Rose and Robert Brennan.

Education: Loyola High School and College,
L. A. (Calif.), and St. Patrick's Seminary,
Menlo Park (Calif.).

Degrees: Licentiate and Doctorate in Sacred
Music, received at the Pontifical Inst, of
Music, Rome (Italy), 1936-37.
Prof. Record: Ordained to the Priesthood.
May 14, 1932; entered the Pontifical Inst,
of Music, Rome, in 1933; specializing In
Sacred Music; attended courses in various
European universities receiving Doctorate de-
gree; appointed Dir. of Music for the Schs.
and Churches of the Archdiocese of Los An-
geles, 1937.

Hoyne Address: 4112 W. Washington Blvd.^
Los Angeles, Calif.

BRENNER, Lieut. Comdr. James

Emmet,U.S. Navy (Retired) B.S., J.D.,
Professor of Law, Stanford Univ.
Born: Rensselaer (Ind.), Nov. 10, 1889; s.
of Carrie (Mantor) and John Jay Brenner.
Education:: Rensselaer High School (Ind.);
Graduate studv at U.S. Naval Acad., 1919-
20; Columbia Univ., 1920; Stanford Univ.
Degrees- B.S., Commission as Ensign, U.S.
Naval Acad., 1913; J.D., Stanford U. Law
Sch., 1927.

Married: Florence M., d. of Mary E.
(Francis) and Ralph W. Marshall, Santa
Cruz (Calif.), Sept. 12, 1914; ch.: James E.,
Jr. and John Marshall.

Prof Record: Admitted to Calif. Bar, 1927;
Exec. Secy., State Bar Assn. (Calif.), 1930 — .
Law Librarian, Stanford U., 1927132; Asso.
Prof, of Law. 1928-36; Prof, of Law, Stan-
ford U.. 1936 — . Mem., Amer. Bar Assn. and
Calif, and San Francisco Bar Assns.; Secy.
Nat. Conference of Bar E.xaminers.
Directorships: Dir. of Research, State Bar
(Calif.); Secy., Nat. Conference Bar Exam-

Publications: Numerous articles for law re-
views and bar assn. journals.
Navy Service: Entered U.S. Naval Acad, as'
Midshipman, 1909; Comm. Ensign, U.S.N.,
1913; served througohut World War I, was
retired as Lt. Comdr. for physical disability
incurred in line of duty during the war.
Memberships: Bohemian (San Francisco),
Army & Navv (San Francisco), Army &
Navy (Washington, D.C.), Rio Del Mar
Country Club; Delta Theta Phi (Law Fra-
ternity) ; Order of Coif.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: School of Law, Stanford Univ.,
Palo Alto, Calif.

Home Address: 1044 Hamilton Ave., Palo
Alto, Calif.

BRESLOW, David S., B.S., Ph.D.
Research Asst.. Calif. Inst, of Tech.
Born: Brooklyn (New York). Aug. 13, 1916;
s. of Fannie (Goldberg) and Ralph Breslow.
Eduation: Richmond Hill High Sch. (New
York). 1929-33; Coll. of the City of New
York, 1933-37; Duke Univ., 1937-40.
Degrees: B.S., Coll. of the City of New
York, 1937; Ph.D., Duke U., 1940.
Prof Record: Grad. Fellow, Duke U., 1937-
40; Research Asst., Calif. Inst, of Tech.,
since 1940.

Publications: Articles on organic chemistry
in the Journal of American Chemical Society.



Memberships: Amcr. Chem. Soc. Chemists'
Club of Now York; Phi Beta Kappa, Slgmu

Keliginn: Jewish.

Recreations: Tennis, swlmmlnR, and hrUlKO.
Bu.i. Addrcus: California Institute of Tech-
nology, I'asaiicna, Calif.

Home Adress: 401 So. Lake Ave., Pasadena,

BREUNER, Louis John.

PresUU-nt, Jolin Bieunor Co., Oakland.
Born: Sacramenlo (Calif.), July 27, 1894; s.
or Clara F. L. (Schmidt) and Louis F. Breunor.
Education: Public schools, Sacramento; U. of

Mirried: Margaret A., d. of Joey R. and
Harry S. Kirk, Sacramento (Calif.), Dec. 5,
1916; ch.: Carolyn K., Mrs. Margaret B.

Bus. Record: The John Breuner Co. was
started in Sacramento (Calif.), 1856, and the
subject is the third generation to head the
business; entered the firm in 1914, has been
continuously connected with it since that
date; firm is one of the oldest and largest
retailers of home furnishings in Calif.; Pres.,
Nat. Retail Furn. Assn., 1938, also Mem.
Bd. of Dir,; Vlce-Pres. and Dir., Retail Furn.
Assn., Calif.

Directorships: Pres. and Dir., John Breuner
Co., 'Oakland, Calif.); Vice-Pres. and Dir.,
Windsbr Investment Co. (Sacramento) ; Vice-
Pres. and Dir., Northern Housewares Co.,
(San Francisco) ; Vice-Pres. and Dir., Mead-
ow Valley Lumber Co., Quincy (Calif.); Vice-
Pres. and Dir., Pacific Bond and Mortgage
Co. (Oakland); Vice-Pres. and Dir., Oak-
land Chamber of Commerce; Dir., Amer Toll
Bridge Co., Vallejo (Calif.); Dir., East Bay
Title Insurance Co. Alameda Co. (Oakland) ;
Dir., Morris Plan Co (Oakland).
Army Service: Served in U.S. Army, World
War, 1917-18; discharged as Second Lieut.
Memberships: Athenian-Nile (Oakland); Ro-
tary (Past-Pres.) ; Del Paso Country
(Sacramento) ; Washington Lodge No. 20
F.&A.M.; Sacramento Chapter No. 3, R.A.M.;
Oakland Council No. 12 R.&S.M.; Oakland
Commandery No. 11, Knights Templar (Past
Commander) ; Aahmes Temple, A. A.O.N. M.-
S. (Past Potentate) ; Oakland Consistory No.
2, M.R.S.; St. Philip Conclave No. 23, Red
Cross of Constantine; Oakland Lodge No.
324, L.O.O.M.; East Oakland Aerie No. 1375,
F.O.E.; Oakland Post No. 5, Amer. Legion.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Philately.

Bus. Address: 2109 Broadway, Oakland,

Home Address: 20 Muir Ave., Piedmont,

BREWITT, (Mrs.) Theodora Root.

City Librarian, Long Beach Public Library.
Born: Bay City (Mich.), Dec. 8, 1879; d. of
Eliza Jane (Miller) and Wayland Leroy

Education: High School, Spokane (Wash.);
College, Nat. Park Seminary, Forest Glenn
(Md.); prof, training, Univ. of Wis. Library

Degrees: Certificate in Library Science, Wis.
Library Sch., 1908.
Married: Harry Augustus, s. of George

Urewltt, Spokane (, Oct. 5, 1905.
I'rof. Record: Wis. Library Comm., l!K)8-]0;
Librarian, Stale Normal Sch., Lcwlston
(Idaho), 1910- i:t; I'rin., Library Sch., Ijoh
AhkcIcs Public Library, 191. i- 18; Prln., Sum-
mer .Session. Library Methods, U. of Calif.,
1917; Librarian, Alhambra Public Library
(Calif.), 1918-21; Asst. Librarian, Long
Beach Public Llbniry (Calif,), 1921-22; Li-
brarian, Long Beach Public Library (Calif.),
1922 — . Mem. of Prof. Organizations: Amor.
Library Assn.; Calif. Library Assn.; .Special
Libraries Assoc; Library E.xecutives of L.A.
County. Activities: Pres., Calif. Library
Assn., 192.5-26; Pres., Sixth District Calif.
Lib. As.soc, 1914-15, 1917-18; Chmn. Certi-
fication (later Standards) Comm. of Calif.
Lib. Assoc, 1923-24, 1930-36; Member, Coun-
cil of Amer. Lib. Assoc, 1925-26; Mem.
various C.L.A. and A. L.A. committees.
Publications: School Libraries: Organization
and Administration. Misc. articles in prof,

Me7nberships: Soroptimist (Long Beach) ;
University Women's Club (Long Beach.)
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Reading, music and theatre.
Bus. Address: Ocean and Pacific, Long
Beach, Calif.

Home Address: 214 Roycroft, Long Beach,
Calif. •

BREWSTER, (Miss) Margaret. A.B.

Southeast Regional Director, American Youth

Hostels, Inc.

Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), Feb. 28, 1918;

d. of Margaret Baird (Davison) and Edward

B. Monk.

Education: Public schools of Los Angeles,

and Santa Monica; Univ. of Calif, at Los

Angeles; Univ. of Hawaii; Univ. of Calif, at


Degrees: A.B., 1939, U. of Calif, at Berkeley.

Prof. Record: Went to American Youth
Hostels Headquarters in Northfield (Mass.),
via Panama and Cuba to take Training
Course; was appointed Leader of Amer.
Youth Hostels sponsored trip from Northfield
to Quebec and around the Gaspe Peninsula
1,000 miles by bicycle; entered Field Div.
Sept., 1940, doing lecture and publicity work
throughout the Southeastern U.S. and Cuba;
initiated organizational work in Tenn. and
Ga., and has organized the first loop of
Youth Hostels near Atlanta under sponsor-
ship of the Kiwanis Club.

Meviberships: International House, Berkeley
(alumna) ; Phi Beta, National Fraternity of
Music, Drama and Dance.

Religion: Protestant.

Recreations: Music, outdoor activities and


Bus. Address: Youth Hostel Headquarters,

Atlanta Hobby Shop, 604 Peachtree St.,

N.E., Atlanta, Ga.

Home Address: 15205 Friends St., Pacific

Palisades, Calif.

Other Address: American Youth Hostels,

Northfield, Mass.; Box 2322, Carmel, Calif.

BREYER. John H„ A.B., M.D., F.A.C.S.
Senior Surgical Staff, Huntington Memorial

Born: Illinois, Dec. 11, 1883; s. of Margaret
(Karsten) and Andrew J. Breyer.



Education: Wheaton College (Wheaton, 111.);
Univ. or Chicago, (Chicago, 111.)
Degrees: A.B., Wheaton Coll., 1905; M.D.,
U. of Chicago, 1909.

Married: Georgia, d. of Byron S. Allen, Chi-
cago (111.). April 9, 1910.
Prof. Record: Secy.-Treas., Pasadena Medical
Bldg., Co.; Dir., First Trust and Savings
Bank Pasadena (Calif.).

Publications: Has had various medical ar-
ticles published.
Awards: F.A.C.S., 1922.

Army Record: Served with Evacuation Hos.
No. 33, A.E.F. 1st. World War; Commission-
ed as Major Medical Res. Corps.
Memberships: Scottish Rite Mason, (Pasa-
dena); Kiwanis, (Pasadena); Western Sur-
gical Assn.; Fellow Amer. Coll. of Surg.
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hunting and fishing; owner of
lemon and orange grove.
Business Address: 701 Professional Bldg., 65
No. Madison Ave., Pasadena, Calif.
Home Address: 864 So. Madison Ave., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

BRIDGMAN. Professor Olga Louise,

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

Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics, Univ.

of Calif.

Born: Jackson (P/Iith.), Mar. 30, 1886; d.

of Alma Antonia (Goecker) and Chester

Edwin Bridgman.

Education: Jackson High Sch.; Univ. of

Mich.; Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., 1908, M.D., 1910, U. of

Mich.; M.A., 1914, Ph.D., 1915, U. of Calif.;

Sc.D. (Hon.), 1937, Mills Coll.

Prof. Record: Res. Physician, State Sch. for

Girls, Geneva (111.), 1910-12; Asst. Physician,

Lincoln State Sch. and Colony, Lincoln (111.)

1912-13; Univ. Fellow, U. of Calif., 1914-15

Instr. in Psychology and Pediatrics, 1915-19

Asst. Clin. Prof., 1919-22; Asso. Prof., 1922-

26; Prof, since 1926; Dir., Div., Mental

Hygiene, S.F. Dept. Pub. Health, since 1918.

Publications: Has written numerous articles

in scientific journals.

Memberships: Women's Faculty (Berkeley),

Women's City (S.F.); Alpha Epsilon Iota


Religion: Episcopal.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Garden and music.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Berkeley,


Homa Address: 1380 Monterey Blvd., San

Francisco, Calif.

BRIER, Royce.

Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle.

Born: River Falls (Wis.), April 18, 1896;

s. of Marion (Royce) and Warren Judson


Education: Univ. of Washington (Seattle).

Married: Monica, d. of Thomas J. Doonan;

at Seattle (Wash.), Oct. 14, 1926; ch. : Susan

and Judith (twins).

Publications: Novels: Crusade; Reach for the

Moon; Boy in Blue.

Awards: Pulitzer Prize for reporting (1934)

on story of the lynching of the Brooke Hart
kidnapers at San Jose, 1933.
Memberships: Bohemian (S. F.)
Bus. Address: 901 Mission St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

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