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Francisco, Calif.; 60 Hillsdale Ave., San
Anselmo, Calif. *

BRIGGS, Arthur Elbert, Ph.B., LL.B.
M.A., Ph.D.

City Councilman, City of Los Angeles.
Born: Near Parsons (Kans.), April 26, 1881;
s. of Alice A. (Burkett) and Benjamin F.
Briggs.

Education: Labette County High School;
Kans. City Univ.; Kans. State Univ.; Colum-
bia U.; U. of So. Calif.

Degrees: PH.B., 1905, LL.B., 1906, Kans.
City U.; M.A., 1928, Ph.D.. 1932. U. Of So.
Calif.

Married: Mabel C, d. of William Wilson,
Edina (Mo.), June 24, 1909; ch.: Mary
Louise, nde White.

Prof. Record: Asso. Fred W. Kellogg, Prac.
of Law (McAllister, Okla.), 1906-07; Legal
Dept., C.R.I.&P. Railway Co. (El Reno),
1907-08; Asso., Law Firm of Burwell, Crock-
ett and Johnson (Okla. City), 1908-09; Atty.
Asst. Secy., Kan. City Life Ins. Co. (Mo.),
1909-19; Secy, and Atty., Eugene Arnett Co.,
Inc (Okla. City and Mandeville, La.), 1919-
23; Atty. and Exec. Officer, Elliott Home
Co. (Los Angeles), 1924-26; Atty., Pacific
Co. (L.A.), 1926-28; Pres. and Dean of
Law Sch., Metropolitan U., 1929-39; City
Councilman and Atty.-at-Law, Los Angeles,
1939—. Trustee, Kans. City U., 1912-19; Secy,
and Dir., Eugene Arnett Inc., 1919-23; Pres.
and Trustee, Metropolitan U., 1929-39.
Publications: The Concept of Personality (U.
of So. Calif. Press). Numerous articles on
law, education, economics and politics in
various magazines and book reviews.
Memberships: Municipal League; Alpha Kap-
pa Delta (sociology), Psi Chi (sociology),
Sigma Delta Kappa (law).
Religion: Unitarian.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Gardening and travel.
Bus. Address: 304 So. Broadway and City
Hall, Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 2372 W. 21st St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

BRIGGS, Leslie Burdette, B.L., M.L.,
B.D.

Deputy Probation Officer, Los Angeles Co.
Born: Attica Lapeer Co. (Mich.), March 3,
1877; s. of Sarah and Josiah Briggs.
Education: George Williams College, Upper
Iowa Univ., College of The Pacific, Univ. of
Calif., Pacific School of Religion, Yale Univ.
Degrees: B.L., 1905. Coll. of the Pacific;
M.L., 1908, U. of Calif; B.D., 1908, Pacific
Sch. of Religion.

Married: Mary Louise, d. of Rev. Jasper W.
Lent, Port Huron (Mich.), 1908; ch.: Mary
Elizabeth.

Bus. Record: Had a position with Cummer
and Diggins Lumber Co. of Cadillac (Mich.)
in 1897198; General Secretary, Y.M.C.A. at
Watsonville (Calif.), 1902-03; Pastor of Con-
gregational Churches in San Francisco and
Santa Cruz (Calif.) and Milfodr (Conn.),



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T.)1()-'J(>; from 1!)'_'()-.'!.'i, Incluslvo. he was on
stalf of C'oluinhia U. in N.Y. City In the
Department ol' Adull lOducatlon ; since F"eb.
1, ll),i7 Deputy Probation Officer of Los Ang-
eles Co.

IHrcrtorships : Has been an officer and trustee
In many Institutions.

Pnblicdtions: The Essctitialu of Religion; The
tJsscntidh of Democracy.

Armi/: Private In Co. P., 2nd Wis. Infantry,
April to Nov., 1898, Honorable Discharge
with recommendation; Chaplain at Base Hos.
20'J, Orlean (France) from Sept., 1918 to
Feb., 1919.

Awards: Private Decorations In France by
Citizens of Orlean.
Memberships: Mason; Rotarian.
R ligion : Protestant.
Politics: Now registered as Democrat.
Recreations: Horseback riding, tennis, moun-
tain driving, fishing and discussion groups.
B«s. Address: 139 No. Broadway, Room 1009,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 5040 Onteora Way, Los An-
geles, Calif.

BRIGGS, Dean Mitchell Pirie. A.B.,
M.A., Ph.D.

Dean of Men and Summer Sessions, and
Professor of Social Science, Fresno State
College.

Borii: he Mars (Iowa), Feb. 23, 1892; s. of
Elizabeth (Goldie) and William H. Briggs.
Education: Le Mars (Iowa); Morningside
Coll.; Univ. of Wis.

Degrees: A.B. Morningside Coll., 1914; M.A.
U. of Wis., 1917; Ph.D. Stanford, 1930.
Married: Marie Elizabeth, d. of Hector Brad-
ford, Berkeley (Calif.), Aug. 31, 1920.
Prof. Record: Instr. Fresno High Sch. and
Junior Coll., 1917-28; Fresno State Coll.,
1928—.

Publications: George D. Herron and the
European Settlement (Stanford Univ. Press),
1932 and Behave Yourself! (Lippincotts),
1937, Co-author, Betty Allen.
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Music and gardening.
Bus. Address: Fresno State Coll., Fresno,
Calif.

Home Address: 425 Saginaw Way, Fresno,
Calif.

BRILL. Martin (Marty).

Head Football Coach, Loyola Univ. of Los
Angeles.

Born: Norwood (Pa.), March 13, 1906; S.
of Edith C. (Clark) and J. Edward Brill.
Education: Univ. of Pennsylvania (1926-27);
transferred to Notre Dame (1928-31).
Bus. Record: Coach, Columbia U., 1931;
Coach, LaSalle U. from 1932 to spring of
1940 when he became head coach at Loyola
U. of Los Angeles.

Directorships : Pres., Brill Flowers, Inc. (Phil-
adelphia, Pa.)

Honors: Was placed on the All- American
Football Team at halfback in 1930.
Meynberships: Jonathan; Delta Kappa Epsilon.
Religion: Protestant.
Pontics.- Republican.

Recreations: Building model airplanes; en-
joys boxing, swimming and ice skating.



Bun. Address: Lyola University, Palms Sta-
tion, Los Angeles, C.illf.

Ilinnc AddrcKs: Jormth.iii Club, Los Angeles,
Calif. •

BRININSTOOL, Earl Alonzo.

Writer.

Born: Warsaw, Wyoming Co. (N. Y.), Oct.
11, 1870; s. of Ellen S. (Blossom) and
Jacob J. Brinlnstool.

Education: Union School and Business Col-
lege.

Married: Estelle R., d. of E. H. Owen, War-
saw, (N.Y.), Sept. 12, 1893; ch. : Merrill O.
and Ellene B. (Mrs. Marsh).
Prof. Record: Editorial paragrapher of the
Los Angeles Tijnes. 1900-02; Special Writer,
L. A. Record. 1902-03; Special Writer, L. A.
Examiner, 1904; Columnist, L. A. Evening
Express, 1904-14; Free lance Writer since
on Western History, dealing with the Indian
Wars of the West.

Publications: Sonnets of a Telephone Girl;
Trail Dust of a Maverick (Verses of Cow-
boy Life, Cattle Range and the Desert) ;
A Trooper with Custer — (The Little Big-Horn
Disaster) ; Major M. A. Reno Vindicated; Capt.
F. W. Benteen's Experience in Custer's Last
Battle; Campaigning with Custer and the
19th Kansas Volunteer Cavlary (the Washita
Campaign of '68) ; Fighting Red Cloud's War-
riors — (The Fetterman Disaster — The Wagon
Box Fight — The Beecher Island Fight, etc.)
History of the Bozeman Trail, (with Dr.
Grace R. Hebard), (2 large vols, beautifully
issued); The Killing of "Billy the Kid" —
J. W. Poe's Personal Experience; The "Dull
Knife" Outbreak at Ft. Robinson, Nebr., in
1879;Chief "Crazy Horse," (His career and
murder at Ft. Robinson, in 1877).
Bits, and Home Address: 330 No. Poinsettia
PL, Hollywood Calif.

BRINSTAD, The Reverend Charles
William. A.B., M.A., B.D., D.D.
Clergyman ( retired ) .

Born: La Crosse Co. (Wis.), July 17, 1864;
s. of Caroline (Olson) and Ole P. Brinstad.
Education: Wayland Acad. (Beaver Dam,
Wis.); Univ. of S.D.; Div. Sch. Univ. of
Chicago.

Degrees: A.B., 1888, and M.A., 1890, U. of
S.D.; B.D., Div. Sch. of Chicago, 1893;
D.D., Berkeley Bapt. Div. Sch., 1921.
Married: Lillie May Bovver, of Vermillion (S.
D.), May 27, 1893; ch.: Paul Edward.
Prof. Record: Left home at 17 and worked
way through Acad., Coll., and Theol. Sem. ;
ordained Bapt. Ministry, 1889; Pastor succes-
sively, St. Paul (Minn.), Marshall (Mich.),
and Fremont (Neb.), until 1900; Exec. Secty.,
Neb. Bapt. State Conv., 1900-06; No. Calif.
Bapt. Conv., 1906-33; retired for further
research in Anthropology; organized 82
churches and raised over $3,000,000 for re-
ligious and ednl. purposes; organized and
directed religious and ednl. work for Calif.
Indians, Chinese, Hindus, Japanese, Mexicans,
Negroes and Russians; Chancellor of Calif.
Coll., Oakland (Calif.), 1909-10.
Directorships: Dir. and Treas., Amer. Nat.
Building and Loan Assn. ; Trustee, U. of Red-
lands, Berkeley Bapt. Div. Sch. ; Dir. Mexi-
can Bapt. Theol. Sem. (L. A.); Bapt. Bd.
of Missionary Cooperation.
Publications: Group Life Insurance for Mini-
sters and Missionaries; Harmonizing Capital
and Labor; Edited, 6 vols., Neb. Baptist An-



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nuals and 27 vols., Northern Calif., Bapt.
Annuals.

Memberships: Delta Kappa Epsilon; Common-
wealth, Devonshire Country Clubs.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 187 Stanyan St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

BRINTON. Paul Henry Mallet-Prevost,
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., F.A.A.A.S., F.A.I.C.

Visiting Prof, of Chemistry, Univ. of So.
Calif.

Born: Richmond (Va.), May 8, 1882; s. of
Kate (Mallet-Prevost) and Joseph P. Brinton.
Education: Trinity Coll., Hartford (Conn.);
Stevens Inst. Tech., Hoboken (N. J.), 1900-
02; Chemisches Laboratorium Fresenius,
(Wiesbaden, Germany), 1907-09; U. of Minn.
Degrees: B.S., 1912, M.S., 1913, Ph.D., 1916,
U. of Minn.

Married: Mary Adams Rice, 1906.
Prof. Record: With various elec. mfg. and
mining cos. until 1907; Instr., Chemistry, U.
of Minn., 1909-12; Asst. Prof, and Prof., U.
of Ariz., 1912-20; Prof, and Head of Div.
of Analytical Chemistry, U. of Minn., 1921-
27; resigned to devote time to pvt. research;
Consulting Chemist and Visiting Prof. Chem-
istry, U. of So. Calif., since 1932.
Publications: Contributed numerous papers on
analyt. chemistry and chemistry of rare
elements.

Army Record: Captain, C.W.S., U. S. Army;
Chief of Analyt. Research Unit, Chem. Re-
search Sect., 1918.

Memberships: Am. Chem. Soc; Am. Assn.
Univ. Profs.; Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi,
Phi Lambda Upsilon, Phi Gamma Chi, Psi
Upsilon.

Religion: Christian Science.
Home Address: 1064 Linda Vista Way, Pasa-
dena, Calif.

BRITTINGHAM, Le Roy, LL.B.

Personnel Assistant, Department of Fire,
City of Los Angeles.

Born: Union (Ind.), July 17, 1895; s. of
Lucinda (McMurtry) and Phelix F. Britting-
ham.

Education: Union High School (Ind.);
Brown's Bus Coll., La Salle (111.); Chicago
Law School (111.); Univ. of So. Calif., Los
Angeles; Southwestern Univ., Los Angeles.
Degrees: LL.B., Southwestern U., 1932.
Married: Dora Belle Brittingham, d. of Eli
S. Harris, (deceased), Dec. 25, 1919; ch.:
Donald H. and Kenneth Marion.
Prof. Record: With the Amer. Surety Co.
of N.Y. (Chicago, 111.) from April, 1917-
June, 1918, when he entered the U. S. Army;
Master Carburetor Co. (Los Angeles) frbm
Mar. 1922- June, 1924; employed by the City
of L.A. since 1925, most of which time has
dealt with public personnel problems and
civil service admin. ; Mem. in good standing
of the Calif. Bar; Chmn. of the Legislative
Comm. on Civil Serv. for the All City Em-
ployees' Assn. since 1932; Chmn. of Cam-
paign Comm., 1933.

Directorships: Chmn., Civil Serv. Comm.,
All City Employees' Assn., Los Angeles;
Dir., Civil Serv. Assn. of Amer.
Publications: "Historical Reference of the



Los Angeles City Charter," and many
articles on Civil Service.
Army Record: June, 1918 to June, 1919,
U. S. Army at San Diego (Calif.) and
Camp Pilte (Little Rock, Ark.).
Mernberships: B.P.O.E. No. 99, L. A.; All
City Employees Assn. (Past Pres.) Civil
Serv. Protective League (Past Pres.)
Religion: Protestant.
Poltics: Republican.

Recreaions: Hiking; Dist. Chmn., El Sereno
Boy Scouts of America.

Bus. Address: 217 So. Hill Street, Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 4826 Sarena St. and 5049
Navarro St., Los Angeles, Calif. •

BRITTINGHAM, Louis George, A.B.

Assistant Vice-President, Head Office, Citi-
zens' National Trust and Savings Bank.
Born: Gomez Palacio (Mex.), June, 1884; s.
of Damiana (Gonzales) and Juan F. Brit-
tingham (both of Mex.)

Education: Christian Brothers Coll., St.
Louis (Mo.); Phillips Exeter Academy, Ex-
eter (N.H.); Univ. of Wis. (Coll. of Com-
merce), graduated 1917.

Degrees: A.B., U. of Wis. (Coll. of Com-
merce), 1917.

Married: Helen Margaret, d. of Jos. A. S.
Gohl (died 1932, formerly of Boston and
Brookline, Mass.); ch. : Virginia Helen (age
20, attending Pomona Coll.), Louis, Jr. (age
10).

Bus. Record: Credit Reporter, R. G. Dunn,
Boston (Mass.); Asst. Mgr. East River
Natl. Bank (N.Y.C.), Bank of Amer., 44
Wall St. (N.Y.C.), Compania Industrial Ja-
bonera del Pacifico (S.A.), Lower Calif,
subsiduary of Colo. River Land Co., cotton
plantations of Lower Calif.; at present, Asst.
Vice-Pres., Citizens' Natl. Trust and Sav-
ings Bank of L. A.

Publications: Pan American Trade Problems;
Inter- Am,erican Arbritation Problems.
Army Service: Served in the U. S. Army,
160th Inf., Co. G, Camp Kearny (Calif.),
1917-19, was promoted from Private to 2nd
Lieut.; also at Camp Lewis (Wash.), 1917,
as Private Q.M.

Awards: The General War Service Medal of
World War I as 2nd Lt.

Memberships: Phillips Exeter Alumni, U. of
Wis. Alumni, Big Ten Conference Alumni,
and University (Clubs) .

Religion: Roman Catholic, attends Hill St.
Church (Pasadena) .
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hunting, horseback riding, fish-
ing, etc.

Bus. Address: 457 So. Spring St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 1695 West Dr., San Marino,
Calif.; Gomez Palacio, Durango, Mex.; also
c/o Banco de la Laguna, S.A., Torreon,
Coahuila, Mex. *

BROADBENT, John Howard, A.B.

Principal, Carl Curtis School.
Born: Beaver Falls (Pa.), June 10, 1888; 8.
of Clara (Bush) and Charles Edward Broad-
bent.
Education: Beaver High School, Allegheny



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ColIoRc (Meadcvllle, Pn.); post-Rrnduate work
at Univ. of So. Ciillf., Columblii and Harvard.
Orgrers: A.B., Allegheny Coll., 1010.
Married: Elva Allen, d. of Cornelia May and
Bralnard Link. So. Pasadena (Calif.), Aur.
28, 1918; ch.: John Howard, Jr. and Donald
Allen.

Prof. Record: Headmaster, L. A. Military
Academv, 1018-23; Principal, HlRh Sch., Ur-
ban Military Acad., 1923-25; Principal, Carl
Curtis Sch., 1925—.

Membership.? .• Phi Kappa Psi; Masonic Ladge.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Rspubllcan.

Recreations: Tennis, hiking and motoring.
Bus. Address: 8008 Beverly Blvd., Los An-
P'-Ies, Calif.

Home Address: 550 Cahuenga Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif. *

BROADWATER. Charles Lester. A.B.,

M.A.

Superintendent, El Segundo Schools.
Born: Near Harrisville (W.Va.), Sept. 26,
1883; s. of Eliza J. (Wagoner) and Charles
Broadwater.

Education: Marshall State Teachers* Coll.,
Huntington (W.Va.); West Virginia Univ.,
MVjrgantown (W.Va.); Columbia Univ.
Degrees: A.B., W. Va. U., 1913; M.A., Co-
lumbia, 1918.

Married: Helen Virginia, d. of Evan A. Wil-
liams, in New Martin.sville (W.Va.), Aug.
23, 1913; ch.: Charles L., Jr., Daniel W. and
Eugene S.

Prof. Record: Prin., New Martinsville High
Sch., 1907-11, Mannington High Sch., Man-
nington (W. Va.) 1913-18, Tyler Co. High
School, Middlebourne (W.Va.), 1918-24; Supt.
San Jacinto Schs. San Jacinto (Calif.), 1924-
25. El Segundo Schls., El Segundo (Calif.)
1925—; Pres., W. Va. State High Sch. Prin-
cipals' Assn. 1923-24, Los Angeles Co. Sch.
Adm. Assn.. 1928-29, Mem., State Council,
C.T.A., 1933—.

Memberships: Sigma Chi; El Segundo Kiwan-
is; Masons (No. 507), Scottish Rite Masonic
Bodies, 32°. Wheeling (W. Va.).
Religion: Methodist Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf, bridge.

Bus. Address: El- Segundo Schools, 640
Main St., El Segundo, Calif.
Home Address: 610 E. Mariposa Ave., El
Segundo. Calif.

BROCKWAY, Stella, A.B.

Editor, Los Angeles Times Home Magazine.
Born: Bailey (Neb.). Aug. 2, 1905; d. oi
Kate (Weed) and Paul L. Brockway.
Education: Univ. of Kansas.
Degrees: A.B., U. of Kansas, 1930.
Married: Sidney E. Omohundro.
Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa; U. of Kan-
sas.

Bus. Address: 202 W. First St., Los Angeles.
Calif.

Home Address: 349 Mt. Washington Dr.. Los
Angeles, Calif.

BRODETSKY. Julian.

Violinist and Conductor.

Born: Warsaw (Poland), Dec. 18, 1891; s.

of Anna and Joseph Erode tsky.



Education: Imperial Con.servatory of Petro-
grad ; Graduate Laureate, 1916.
Married: Anna May, d. of Llllle G. and Paul
Nolan at Hollywood (Calif), Dec. 12, 19.37.
I'rof. Record: Conductor and Founder of the
Brodclsky Chamber Music Ensemble.
Home Address: 444 No. Alfred St., Holly-
wl)od, Calif. •

BRODY. Alton A,

West Coast Representative, De Luxe Labora-
tories.

Born: New York City, s. of Rose and Joseph
M. Brody.

Education: Harvard Univ., 1921.
Bus. Record: Real Estate, New York. 1921-
36; Vice Pres. and Genl. Mgr., Dufaycolor
Co.. 1936-38; West Coast Rep., De Luxe Lab-
oratories, 19,39 — .

Memberships: Harvard (N. Y.), Madison
Square Garden (N. Y.), and West Side Ten-
nis (L. A.) clubs.

Bits. Address: Equitable Bldg., Hollywood,
Calif.

Home Address: 713 No. Elm Dr., Beverly
Hills, Calif.

Other Address: Harvard Club, 27 W. 44th
St., New York, N.Y.

BROMBACHER. Gilbert Elton. B.S.

Publisher. Pinole Times.

Born: Richmond (Calif.). April 14, 1918; s.
of Hazel Angela (Edwards) and Herman
Charles Bromacher.

Education: Public Schools (Richmond); Univ.
of Calif., graduated 1940.
Degrees: B.S., Coll. of Commerce, at U. of
Calif.

Married Nida Madeleinne, d. of Madelelnne
(Schillig) and Ephraim Jardine, at Richmond
(Calif.), Sept. 28. 1940.

Bus. Record: Upon graduation from college,
became accountant for Richmond Independ-
ent Print Shop, and also at that time pur-
chased the Pinole Times, of which he is now
Publisher.

Memberships: Big "C" Soc. and CJolden Bear
Soc. (U. of Calif.).
Religion: Catholic.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Track, tennis and football.
Bus. Address: Pinole Times, Pinole, Calif.
Home Address: Box 38, Pinole, Calif. •

BRONSON, Professor Bertrand Harris,

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

Associate Professor of English, Univ. of Calif.

Born: Lawrenceville (N. J.). June 22, 1902;

s. of Isabel (Harris) and Thomas Bertrand

Bronson.

Education: Lawrenceville School (N. J.);

Univ. of Mich.; Harvard; Oxford; Yale.

Degrees: A.B.. U. of Mich., 1921; M.A..

Harvard, 1922; Eng. Lang. & Lit., 1st Class,

Oxford U., 1924; Ph.D., Yale U., 1927.

Married: Mildred Sumner, d. of Maybelle

Carleton (Pierce) and Sumner A. Kinsley,

Portland (Me.), June 25, 1927.

Prof. Record: Instr., U. of Mich.. 1925-26;

Instr.. U. of Calif., 1927-29: Asst. Prof., U.

of Calif., 1929-38; Assoc. Prof, of Eng., U.

of Calif.. 1938 — .

Publ. cations: Joseph Ritson : Scholar at Arms,



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(U. of Calif. Press), 1938. Essays and stu-
dies in various scholarly journals, etc.
Membership!!: Beta Theta Pi; Phi Beta
Kappa; Arts Club. Berkeley Club.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreatio'^s: Music.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Berkeley,
Calif.

Home Address: 774 San Luis Rd., Berkeley,
Calif.

BRONSON, Roy A.. A.B., M.A., LL.B.
Lawyer.

Senior partner, Bronson, Bronson, and Mc-
Kinnon.

Born: Los Angeles, Calif., July 20, 1889; s. of
Mabel S. (Knoxt and Edward D. Bronson.
Education: Public schools, Oakland, (Calf.);
graduated Univ. of Santa Clara, 1912.
Degrees: A.B., 1912, M.A., 1913, LL.B., 1914,
U. of Santa Clara.

Married: Clarisse, d. of Margaret and Jean
Caspers, San Jose, Calif., Feb. 16, 1916; ch.:
Jean (Mrs. John H. Hanan II) ; Margery,
Claire.

Prof. Record. Entered the law firm of Dan-
iel A. Ryan in Feb., 1914; was Asst. Atty.,
State Harbor Bd. from 1915-16; entered pri-
vate practice in 1917, and in 1923 went into
partnership with E. D. Bronson, Jr.; 1927
the firm of Bronson, Bronson & Slaven was
formed, which later, in 1933, became the
present law firm of Bronson, Bronson &
McKinnon.

Directorships: Mem. Bd. of Governors, San
Francisco Bar Assn.

Memberships: Bohemian, Claremont Country
and Commercial clubs.
Religion: Catholic.
Politics: Republican.
t^ecreations: Horses.

Bics. Address: 220 Bush St., San Francisco,
Calif.

Home Address: 149 La Salle Ave., Piedmont,
Calif.

BRONSON, Thomas Bertrand, A.B., M.A.
Educator (retired).

Born: Wyoming (Iowa), Dec. 7, 1857; s. of
Martha Amelia (Stowe) and Bushnell Knapp
Bronson.

Education: Ann Arbor (Mich.), and in Paris,
Berlin, Rome.

Degrees: A.B., Univ. of Mich., 1881; M.A.,
1886; Hon. M.A., 1931.

Married: (1) Isabel, d. of Dr. John A. Harris,
Pontiac (Mich.), June 30, 1886. (2) Louise
Frances Hazzard, May 16, 1931 ; ch. : Wini-
fred M. and Bertrand H.

Prof. Record: Asst. Headmaster, Lawrence-
ville Sch. (N.J.) (Emeritus since 1928).
Publications: Series of French and German
Sch. and Coll. Te.xt-books (pub. by Henry
Holt and Co. and D. Appleton and Co.).
Memberships: Beta Theta Pi, Phi Beta Kap-
pa; Authors Club (London).
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Tennis, walking.
Bus. Address: 2365 Virginia, Berkeley, Calif.
Other Address: North Edgecomb, Maine
(Summer).



BROOKE. Mary Rucker.

Composer, Writer.

Born: Lynchburg (Va.), 1880; d. of Mary
Catherine (Richeson) and Samuel Burks
Rucker.

Education: Danville Methodist Coll., Ran-
doph Macon Women's Coll. (Lynchburg, Va.);
Mucis under Drs. Haas, Schaelman, and
Adams.

Married: Edgar Stapelton (Mem., Soc. of
the Cincinnati!, s. of Col. S. S. Brooke
(Mem., Soc. of the Cincinnati), at Ronoake
(Va.), 1903; ch.: Edgar Duffield and Mrs.
Virginia Brooke Ford.

Prof. Kecord: Came to Calif, in 19.34 to com-
plete a musical score for a N. Y. publish-
ing company; early writings include produc-
tion numbers such as: They are Blooming
Sweetheart Jtist for You, When Love Awoke
My Sleeping Heart, The Woodlands Are Call-
ing For You, Tick Tock, and Since You've
Forgotten Me.

Publications: Scenario, Benny Bookworm;
Songs: One Last Goodbye, Love Knoivs Not
Why, Morning Comes at Last, The Night is
Gone.

Re.igion: Christian Science.
Politics: Democrat.

Home Address: 5846 Carlton Way, Holly-
wood, Calif.; P. O. Box 1243, Hollywood,
Calif. •

BROOKS, Professor Milo Burnais, B.S.,

M.D., F.A.A.P.

Associate Professor, Acting Head of Depart-
ment of Pediatrics, College of Medical Evan-
gelists.

Born: Nashua (Iowa), June 24, 1898; s. of
Melvina A. (Burnais) and Ellsworth E.
Brooks.

Education: State University of Iowa.
Degrees: B.S., 1926, M.D., 1930, U. of Iowa.
Married: Eva M., d. of Laura and Samuel
Crawlbrd at Camero n(Mo.i, June 7, 1930;
ch.: Donna Lou and Richard Lee (dec. Jan.
13, 1941), Ronald Alan.

Prof. Record: House Officer, Childrens' Hos-
pital; Los Angeles Resident Physician, Calif.
Babies Hospital (Los Angeles) ; Licensed Iowa
State Bd. of Med. Examiners; Licensed
Calif. State Bd. of Med. Examiners; Mem.,
Los Angeles Co. Med. Assn., Mem., Calif.
State Med. Assn.; Mem., Amer. Med. Assn.;
Certified Amer. Bd. of Pediatrics; Fellow,
Amer Acad, of Pediatrics; Prof, of Pedi-
atrics and Head of Dept. of- Pediatrics at
Coll. of Medical Evangelists. Mem. of Staff:
Santa Monica Hospital, Calif. Lutheran Hos-
pital.

Directorships: Acting Head of Dept. of Pedi-
atrics, Coll. of Med. Evangelists; Sen.
Staff, Los Angeles Gen. Hosp.; Sen. Staff,
White Memorial Hospital.

Publications: Articles on child care in vari-
ous magazines.

Army Service: Pvt. SATC, 1918-19; 1st
Ll., Med. Res., 1930-35.

Memberships: A.F & A.M., St. Charles 141
(Charles City, Iowa).
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations Exec. Bd. Mem., Cresent Bay
Council, Boy Scouts of America.
Bus. Address: 1033 Gayley Ave., Westwood,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 2047 Malcolm Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.



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WHO'S WHO IN CALIFORNIA



BROOKS, The Reverend Raymond
Cummings, A.R., B.D., D.I).
President, Cumnock School.
Born: Tabor (Iowa). Sept. 26, 1869; s. of
Adella Sophia (Jones) and William Myron
Brooks.

Education : Tabor College; Oberlln College
(post-graduate study); Yale Univ.
Degrees: A.B.. 1891, D.D., 1905, Tabor Coll.;
B.D., Yale U.. 1905.

Married: Sylvia Mabel, d. of Solomon Drake,
Colorado Springs (Colo.). June 18, 1896.
Prof. Hecord: Pastor, First Congregational
Church (Eugene, Ore.), 1896-1900; Pastor,
Pilgrim Congregational Church (Oakland,
Calif.). 1900-08: Chaplain. Mills Coll. (Oak-
Ian. Calif.), 1900-08; Pastor, First Congre-
g.tlonal Church (Walla Walla, Wash.), 1908-
13; Pastor. First Congregational Church
(Berkeley. Calif.). 1913-21; Head, Dept. of
Religion. Pomona Coll. (Claremont. Calif.),
1925-35; (Emeritus. 1935): now Pres., Cum-
nock Sch. (Los Angeles), 1935.
Directorships: Pres., Pilgrim Place in Clare-
mont. Inc. ; Dir., Citizens Nat. Bank (Clare-
mont. Calif.).

Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 5353 W. Third St.. Los An-
geles, Calif. •

BROUGHER. Jr., The Reverend James
Whitcomb, A.B., B.S.T., M.S.T.
Pastor. First Baptist Church of Glendale.
Born: Chattanooga (Tenn.), June 27, 1902; s.
of Corinna (Morse) and J. Whitcomb Brough-
er.

Education: Los Angeles High Sch.; Univ. of
Redlands; Newton Theological Inst.
Degrees: A.B., U. of Redlands. 1924; B.S.T.,



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