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outdoor sports.

Bus. and Home Addres: Ross, Calif, and
Banff, Alberta, Canada (Summer).



BROWNE. Lewis. A.B., B.H.

Author, Lecturer.

Bom; London (Eng.), June 24, 1897; s. of
Stessa (Fiesta) and Harry Abrahim.
Edtication: Univ. of Cincinnati; Hebrew
Union Coll.: Rabbinical Sem.; post grad.
work, Yale, 1920-22.

Degrees: A.B., U. of Cincinnati. 1919; B.H.,
Hebrew Union Coll. Rabbinical Sem., 1920.
Married: Myna Eisner Lissner, artist, of
Los Angeles (Calif.), 1930 (div. 1941).
Prof. Record: Came to U. S., 1912; Rabbi,
Temple Israel, Waterbury (Conn.), 1920-33;
free lance writer. 1923-24; Rabbi, Free Syn-
agogue of Newark (N. J.), asso. with Rabbi
Stephen S. Wise, 1924-26; organizer and
Pres., Newark Labor Coll., 1925; resigned
Rabbinate, 1926, to devote time to writing
and lecturing; Visiting Prof., summers, Pa.
State Coll., 1928; U. of Calif, at Los An-
geles, 1932-33; U. of Hawaii, 1937, 1939;
extension div. Lecturer on History of Civili-
zation, U. of Calif.. 1934-39, Columbia U.,

Publications: Congregational Prayer Service,
1925; Stranger Than Fiction, 1925, English
edit, of same under title of The Story of the
Jews, 1926; This Believing World, 1926; That
Man Heine (with Elsa Weihl), 1927; The
Graphic Bible, 1928; The Final Stanza, 1929;
Why Are Jews Like That?, 1929; Since Cal-
vary, 1931; Blessed Spinoza. 1932; How Odd
of God, 1934; All Things Are Possible, 1935;
Oh, Say, Can You See, 1937: Radio com-
mentator; Permanent Chmn. of / Disagree,
weekly forum program of the Pac. Network
of CBS; world traveler.

Bus. Address: c/o Macmillan Co., 60 Fifth
Ave., New York, N. Y., and W. B. Feakins
Lecture Bureau, 500 Fifth Ave., New York,
N. Y.

Home Address: Uplifters Ranch, Santa Mon-
ica, Calif.


Lawyer, Publisher, writer (retired).
Born: Dudley, Staffordshire (Eng.), Feb. 20,
1870; s. of Maria Anna (Brooks) and Charles
Edward Brownhill.

Education: St. Thomas' Church High School;
High School, Dufur (Ore.); Grass Valley:
Baptist Acad.; Graduate, Sprague Corresp.
Law School.

Married: Mary Margaret, d. of Major Henry
White, San Francisco (Calif.), Oct. 1, 1913;
eh.: Idylla Ann, Charles L. (Dec), Timo-
thy Jr., Dudley H., and Russell C.
Prof. Record: Admitted to bar at Pendleton
(Ore.), May, 1900; practiced law at The
Dalles (Ore.), 5 yrs.; Referee in Probate
4 yrs.; Magistrate 3 yrs.; Mem., Oregon
Legislature, 1911-13; owned and published a
number of newspapers in Oregon, Wash.,
Calif., Utah, and Mexico; Dir., Nat. Edi-
torial Assn., 1906; Bd. Mem., Wash. State
Editorial Assn., 1917; Secy., So. Calif. Edi-
torial Assn., 1923-25; retired from active
business life, Sept. 1, 1937.
Publications: A Gentile's Happy Life Among
the Mormons; Mexico — The Wonderland;
Problems of Modern Matrimony and Their
Solution; Better Way Magazine (Suspended).
Memberships: Masonic; Knights of Pythias;
I.O.O.F.; Eastern Star.
Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Breeding of purebred livestock,

adventures in discovery — via the house trailer


Horne Address: 4058 Cherokee Ave., San

Diego, Calif.

Permanent Address: P. O. Box 188, La Mesa.


BROWNING. William w.. B.S.

Consulting Mining Engineer.
Born: Salt Lake City (Utah), Feb. 17, 1886;
s. of Virginia (Conrad) and Wm. J. Brown-

Education: Utah School of Mines.
Degrees: B.S., Utah Sch. of Mines 1907.
Married: Norma Fenton.

Prof. Record: Engr., Silver King Con Min-
ing Co., Park City (Utah), 1908; Chief Engr.
and Asst. Supt., Inspiration Copper Co., Mi-
ami (Ariz.), 1909-12; (Jen. Mgr., Magma
Copper Co., Superior (Ariz.), 1913-24; Cons.
Mining Engr., 1925 to date; Gen. Mgr., (Jold-
en Queen Mining Co. and West. Repr., The
Gold Fields Amer. Develop. Co.. Ltd., 1935 to

Directorships: (Jen. Mgr.. Golden Queen Min-
ing Co.

Memberships: Calif. (Los Angeles). Los
Angeles County, Alta (Salt Lake City),
and Bankers (N. Y.) clubs; Tau Beta Pi,
Sigma Xi.

Recreations: Farming.

Bus. Address: Pacific Mutual Bldg., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Adderss: 16700 Plummer St.. San
Fernando. C&llf. *

BRUCE, Aubert Edgar.

Retired Executive, Poet.

Born: Stoneham (Mass.), s. of M. Wilma
(Delano) and Romanzo L. Bruce.
Education: St. Albans (Vt.) High School,

Married: (1) Lorena M.. d. of C. P. Wake-
man, Portland (Ore.), Nov. 17, 1902. (2)
Anna L. Hall, Mar. 21, 1937; ch.: Mrs. J.
deRycke, Mrs. Miriam B. Carlson, Lois
Bruce (all by first wife).
Prof. Record: Steno.. Colo. Smelting and
Mng. Co. (Butte, Mont.), 1896-1900; Acct..
Shannon Cop. Co. (Clifton. Ariz.), 1901-02;
Asst. to Auditor, Boston and Montana Cop.
Co. (Butte, Mont.). 1902-05; Asst. to Mgr.,
Ray Con. Cop. Co. (Kelvin, Ariz.), 1907-09;
Setv. to Phillip Wiseman (Los Angeles),
1909-24; retired because of impaired eye-
sight. 1924. Former Dir.. Cyprus Mines

Publications: Book of Poems, 1936.
Memberships: University Club. Claremont

Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Independent.

Home Address: 328 W. 12th St., Claremont,


BRUCE, Henry William, A.B., J.D.

Vice-President and Comptroller, Univ

Southern California.

Born: Amherst (Ohio), Feb. 1, 1897; s. of

Annie (Flowers) and William Bruce.

Education: Univ. of So. Calif.

Degrees: A.B., 1922, J.D., 1929, U. of So.




Married: Margaret, d. of Margaret and E.

A. Strause, in Los Angeles (Calif.), June 20.


Prof. Record: Graduate Mrp. of Athletics,

Purchasing Agt., Comptroller, and Vice Prc-s.,

all at U. of So. Calif.

Memberships: Kappa Alpha (Frat.) and Univ.

Club of Los Angeles.

Religion: Methodist.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Swimming.

Bus. Address: Univ. of Southern California,

Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1503 So. Rexford Dr., Los

Angeles, Calif.

BRUCE, James Latimer, E.M.
Vic -Pres. and General Manager of Cyprus
Mines Corporation.

Born: Dublin (Ireland), March 20, 1880; s.
of Margaret (Latimer) and Stuart Bruce.
Eduation: Colorado School of Mines.
Married.- (1) M. L. Temple: (2) L. S. Hills,
d. of V. G. Hills, Denver (Colo.), Dec. 25,
1915; ch.: Mary Adaline, Janet, James Stu-
art and Victor Gardiner.

Bus. Record: Mining Engr. (Cripple Creek,
Colo.), 1901-03; Chief Engr. and Gen. Fore-
man of Federal Lead Co. (Flat River, Mo.),
1903-07; Asst. Mgr. of Grace Zinc Co. (Jop-
lin, Mo.), 1907-11; Mgr., Continental Zinc
Co. (Joplin, Mo.), 1911-13); Gen. Mgr. of
Butte and Superior Mining Co. (Butte,
MOnt.), 1913-20; Davis-Dalv Copper Co.
(Butte, Mont.), 1920-24; Cons. Practice,
1924-25; V'ice-Pres. and (Jen. Mgr. of Cy-
prus Mines Corpn. (Skouriotissa, Nicosia,
Cyprus), since 1925.

Directorships: Vice-Pres. and Gen. Mgr. of
Cyprus Mines Corp.

Publications: Various technical articles.
Memberships: Famagusta Club. Nicosia Club;
A.I.I^LE., Amer. Mining Cong.; Masons.
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Tennis and golf.

Bus. Address: 1206 Pacific Mutual Bldg., Los
Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1321 Virginia Rd., San Ma-
rino, Calif.

BRUCE, Nigel.


Bom: Ensenada (Lower Calif.), Feb. 4, 1895;
s. of Angelica Mary (Selby) and the late
Sir William Waller Bruce, Baronet. Bro. of
Sir. Michael W. S. Bruce, 11th Baronet of
Stenhouse, Stirlingshire (Scotland).
Education: The Grange, Stevenage, Herts
(Eng.); Abingdon Sch., Berks (Eng.).
Married: Violet Mary Pauline, d. of the late
Colonel Willington Shelton. D.S.O., Holv Tri-
nity, Brompton Rr. (London), May 19. "l921;
ch.: Pauline Margaret (18), and Jennifer
Ber>-1 (16).

Prof. Record: Acted in manv pla\'S in Lon-
don, from 1914-32, with the" late "h. V. Es-
mond and Sir (Jerald Du Maurier, also with
Miss Gladys Cooper, Tallulah Bankhead, C.
Aubrey Smith and Gertrude Lawrence; plays
inculded: The Ringer, The Calendar. Two
White Arms, Cochrans Revue, Quality Street,
Dishonored Lady, Lean Harvest. Springtime
for Henry, and many others: from 1925-38 —
In New York, This teas a Man by Noel Cow-
ard, Lean Harvest, Springtime for Henry,

Virginia and Knights of Song; appeared In
over 45 films In London and Hollywood, l>c8t
known being Trmsure Island, Becky Sharp,
Murder in Trinidad, The Scarlet Ptmpernel.
Suez, Kidnapped, Susan and God. Under Two
Flags. The Hound of the Baskervilles. Sher-
lock Holmes, The Rains Came, Rebecca and
many others from 19.'V?-41. Portrays Dr.
Watson on the radio program of Sherlock

Army Service: British Army: joined Honor-
able Artillery Corps. Aug. 4, 1914; went to
France Sept., 1914; wounded Jan. 5, 1915;
Invalided out and served In home service
battalion of 13th Somerset Light Infantry

Aivards: Mons Medal.

Memberships: Garrlck, Buck's < London),
Coffee House (N.Y.), Westside Tennis and
Riviera Country clubs (Calif.)
Religion: Church of England.
Politics: Liberty Party (British).
Recreations: Golf, shooting, cricket.
Bus. Address: c/o Edington and Vincent, 9441
Wilhsire Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 701 No. Alpine Dr., Beverly
Hills, Calif.

BRUCK, Porter.

First Vice-President, Title Insurance and
Trust Co.

Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), Mar. 19, 1896;
s. of Anne (Edwards) and Ernest A. Bruck.
Education: Univ. of Calif.
Married: Dorothv, d. of Col. and Mrs. Guy
G. Palmer, at Oakland (Calif.), Sept. 10,
1917; ch.: Barbara. Porter, Jr., and David.
Bus. Record: Bond business, April to Jan.,
1921; ranching, Jan. 1921 to Nov., 1923;
Title Ins. and Trust Co., Nov. 1923 — .
Directorships: Title Ins. and Trust Co.; Real-
ty Tax and Service Co. ; Tulare Co. Abstract

Army Service: 2nd Lt., U. S. Army, Aug.,
1917 to April, 1919; Overseas, Julv, 1918 to
April, 1919.

Memberships: Psi Upsilon.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 433 So. Spring St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 2260 (Thaucer Rd., San Ma-
rino, Calif. •

BRUMAN, Henry John. A.B., Ph.D.
Instructor in (Geography, Pennsylvania State

Bor>i.- Berlin ((Germany). Mar. 25, 1913; s. of
Elsie (Fromme) and William A. Bruman.
Education: Manual Arts High Sch., Los An-
geles (Calif.), 1927-30; Calif. Inst, of Tech.,
1930-31; Univ. of Calif, at Los Angeles. 1931-
36; Univ. of Calif. (Berkelev), 1936-38; 1939-

Degrees: A.B., 1935, U. of Calif. (Los An-
geles"; Ph.D., 1940, U. of Calif. (Berkeley).
Prof. Record: Teaching Asst. in CJeography,
U. of Calif.. 1936-38: Social Sci. Research
Council Field Fellow in Mexico and Central
America. 1938-39: Instr. in (Geography, Ex-
tension Div., U. of Calif.. 1939-40; Instr. in
(Geography, Pennsylvania State Coll.. 1940 — .
Publications: Has written geographical arti-
cles and reviews for various journ£ils. Spe-
cialty: cultural geography of Latin America.



Memberships: Amer. Acad, of Pol. and Soc.

Scl.; Amer. Assn. for the Advancement of

Sci: Assn. of Pacific Coast Geographers;

Commonwealth Club of Calif.; Sigma XI;

Pi Gamma Mu.

Religion: Lutheran.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hiking, camping. languages, and


Bus. Address: The Pennsylvania State Coll.,

State College, Pa.

Home Address: Univ. Club, State College, Pa.

Other Address: Hotel Claremont, Berkeley,


BRUNDIN. Ernest Walfrid, A.B.

Soilless Growing Pioneer.

Born: Stockholm (Sweden), Jan. 4, 1888; s.
of Anna (Lannerdahl) and Pierre Walfrid

Education: Bryant High Sch. (N. Y.); Univ.
of Maine; Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: A. B., U. of Calif., 1919.
Married: Elinor, d. of Frederick H. Clark,
at Berkeley (Calif.), Aug. 17, 1919; ch. : Ce-
cily (6), Clark (9), and Robert (11).
Bus. Record: Engineer and inventor-develop-
er, 15 yrs.; pioneered soilless growing com-
mercially, 6 yrs., to present date.
Directorships: Secty.-Treas. and Mgr., (^heml-
Culture Co., Montebello (Calif.).
Publications: Many articles in the leading

Recreations: Swimming and skating.
Home Address: 525 No. Poplar St., Montebel-
lo, Calif.

BRUSH, Murray Peabody, A.B., Ph.D.
Headmaster, California Preparatory School.
Born: Zanesville (Ohio), April 17, 1872; s. of
Judith Dodge (Peabody) and Edmund Janes

Education: Ohio State Univ., Preparatory
Dept.; Princeton Univ.; Johns Hopkins Univ.;
Sorbonne, Coll. de France.
Degrees: A.B., Princeton, 1894; Ph.D., Johns
Hopkins U., 1898.

Married: Charlotte Margaret, d. of (^orge
W. Gale Kinney, Rome (N. Y.), June 14,
1899: ch. : Murray Peabody, Jr., Eleanor
Peabody (Cochran, Mrs. J. L.).
Prof. Record: Instr. at Ohio State U., 1898-
99; Instr., Asso. Prof., Collegiate Prof., and
Dean of the Coll. Faculty, Johns Hopkins U.,
1899-19. Dir., The Jacobe Tome Inst., Port
Deposit (Md.), 1919-32; and has been Head-
master of Calif. Prep. Sch. for Boys since
June, 1932.

Publications: Edit, of various sch. texts in

Decorations: Off icier d' Academic.
Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta
Kappa, Cum Laude, Pi Delta Phi (all hon-
orary), Alpha Delta Phi (social); Soc. of
Colonial Wars; Univ. Clubs of L. A. and
Pasadena; Mem., Headmasters Assn.; Life
Mem., Mod. Lang. Assn. of Amer.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: CJolf, motoring.
Bti^. and HoTne Address: Covina, Calif.

BRYAN, Gerald Barbee, D.C.

Chiropractor, Writer, Lecturer.
Born: Bridgewater (Va.). Sept. 3, 1893; 8.
Of Laura G. (Dix) and Gabriel Brittan Bry-

Education: Pub. schls. of Virginia and Mary-
land; Maryland Inst., 1910-13; Baltimore
Coll. of Com., 1915-17; Johns Hopkins Univ.,
1922-24; Los Angeles Coll. of Chiropractic,
1927-29: Chiropractic Coll. of So. Calif.,
1931-33; Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles), 1933-

Drgrees: DC, Los Angeles Coll. of Chiro-
practic, 1928.

Married: Margaret, d. of Laura Lee Llewel-
Ivn) and William Clay Thaxton, at Ocean-
side (Calif.), May 31, 1926.
Prof. Record: Whsle. flour and grain, 1912-
25- Edit, office at Rosicrucian Fellowship
Oceanside (Calif.). 1926-27; Hd., Westwood
Health Clinic, 1929-.37; Pres. Truth Research
Publications. 19.36-41: writer: lerturer; pub-
lisher (snecializing in health, current events,
and philosophical subjects) : during 1936-40,
conducted private invpstipations into the Bal-
lard "Mighty I Am" movement.
Directorships: Pres. of Truth Research Pub-

Publications: The Great American Hoax;
Psychic Dictatorship in Americn : various
magazine and newspaper articles on health,
current events and philosophy.
Army Record: Army 1918-19: stationed at
Kelly Field (Texas'), and Washington, D. C
aviation branch of the Service.
Religion: Student of comparative religions;
liberal in beliefs: Independent seeker after
Truth and God.

Recreations: Tennis, swimming, and hiking.
Bits, and Home Address: 456 So. Western
Ave., Los Angeles, Calif.

BRYAN, Jr., William Jennings, A.B.

Lawyer; U. S. Collector of Customs.
Born: Lincoln (Neb.). June 24, 1889; s. of
Mary (Baird) and William Jennings Bryan.
Education: Public schools, Lincoln (Neb.);
Univ. of Nebr.; Univ. of Ariz.; Georgetown

Degrees: A.B., U. of Ariz., 1912.
Married: Ellen, d. of Arthur S. Bent, in
Los Angeles (Calif.); ch.: Helen Virginia,
Mary Sholes and Elizabeth Baird.
Prof. Record: Practicing attorney since 1914;
Asst. U. S. Attv. (Ariz.), 1915-19; Regent,
U. of Ariz., 1915-20: became U. S. Collector
of Customs; officer and director of nu-
merous corporations.

Membership: Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Chi,
Lakeside Golf and Bel-Air clubs.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Outdoor sports and photography.
Bus. Address: 1010 Pershing Square Bldg.,
Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 620 Siena Way, Bel-Air, Calif.*

BRYANT. (Mrs.) Carrie Parsons.

Clubwoman, Philanthropist.
Born: Racine (Wis.), d. of Martha Ann
(Giles) and Andrew H. Parsons.
Education: (Chicago public schools and pri-
vate instructors in language, literature and



Married: Oliver Converse Rrynnt, ChlrnRO
(111.); ch.: Heleno P.. Mrs. Kdythe Mllelnnd.
Prof. Record: Prcs.. Galpln Shak's Club, 1905-
07; Pres.. Los Anqelos Dlst. Calif. Ked. Wo-
men's Clubs, 1905-07; Pres., L.A. Civic Assn.,
1907-12: Founded First Penny Kitchen for
sch. children In U. S.. 1908-12, this was the
beRlnnlnR of sch. cafeterias conducted and
provided (for all needy children) breakfasts
In 4 pub. schs., then turned over to Bd. of
Edn.: Vice-Pres.. Calif. State Bd. Charities
and Corrections, 1911-22; Chmn., State Inst.
on Bd. Charities, 1911-22: Mem., L. A. State
Bd. Edn., 1922-26; Chmn., Com. Teachers
Credentials and State Teachers Training Coll.
In Calif. State Bd.. 1922-26; Mem., L. A. City
Bd. Edn., 1927-33; Dir.. Hollywood Bowl
Assn., 1930 — . VIce-Pres. and Bd. Mem.,
Women's Aux. L. A. Cham, of Com., 1935-
39. Chmn., of Art, 1931—. Mem., Edn.
Com. L. A. Cham, of Com.; Founder and
Chmn., Holb^vood Bowl Breakfast, 1926-33;
Chmn. and Founder. Pasadena Community
Playhouse Mid-Summer Drama Festival
Breakfast, since 1935; Mem., Site Com. Pur-
chasing Site for State Hopistal at Camarillo;
Mem., Grand Jury, 1939: Chmn. of (Charities
and Health Com. making report on L. A.
County Hosp., 1939.

Directorships: Dir., Women's Aux. L. A.
Cham, of (Tom., Chmn. of Art.
War Record: Friday Morning; Women's Aux.
L. A., Cham, of Com.: President's Civic
Assn. ; and many other organizations.
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Study; active in civic, educa-
tional and music work.

Home Address: 1057 So. Western Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif. •

BRYDOLF, Vernon Mars, A.B., J.D.


Born: Burington (lowal, Aug. 24, 1892: s.
of Minnie F. (Doughty) and Robert A. Bry-

Education: Stanford Univ.
Degrees: A.B., 1914, J.D., 1916, Stanford U.
Married: Marguerite, d. of Walter Hughes,
at Los Angeles (Calif. 1. .TiiH- ''R, 1922; ch. :
Robert, Katherine, and Brydolf.
Directorships: Pasadena Univ. Club, Eaton
Canyon Rock and Sand Co.. Pasadena Bar
Assn., Seth Miller Co., Optimist Home for
Boys, Casco Inc., Pasadena Bd. of Edn.
Membcr.thips: Pasadena Univ. and Optimist
clubs; Sigma Nu and Phi Alpha Delta fra-

Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 307 Citizens' Bank Bldg.,
Pasadena, Calif.

Home Address: 1157 Sonoma Dr., Altadena,
Calif. •



Born: Preston (Can.), d. of Catgerine (Ser-
gey) and John C. Buchanan.
Education: Public schools, Springfield (III.);
studied sculpture at Art Inst., Chicago,

Prof. Record: Settled in Calif, in 1915; won
many recognitions and prizes for her works,
which have been shown at prominent e.xhibi-

tlon.s IhrouRhouf the U.S.A.; nmonj? the works
which have gained world-wide acclaim are:
The Altar of the Nations (depleting the
.scourge of wan; From the Bread Line (ex-
pressing the hunger anrl furtive fear of n
"Down and out"); White f^lavcry (a beauti-
ful woman menaced by lust and cruelty);
The End of the Strike (.showing a mother
and dead baby, was done at time of long
coalmlners' strike in Middle West); figures:
Narcissiis and Dancer; The Expulsion (Adam
and Eve leaving Paradise); The Prodigal
Son; Mary Maqdnlene (the latter being among
the artist's religious groups); Altar Ego (a
striking mask); Lincoln (showing the great
President in happy paternal role). Mrs. El-
eanor Roosevelt (statuette).
Home Address: 1539 No. Edgemont Ave.,
Hollywood, Calif.

BUCKHAM, Professor John Wright,

A.B., D.D.

Professor Emeritus of Philosophy of Religion,
Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley (Calif.).
Born: Burlington (Vt.), Nov. 5, 1864; s. of
Elizabeth (Wright) and Matthew Henry Buck-

Education Public schools of Burlington (Vt.);
Andover Theol. Sem., 1889; Univ. of Ver-

Degrees: A.B., 1885, D.D., 1904, U. of Vt.
Married: Helen E., d. of Andrew J. Willard,
Burlington (Vt.), Jan. 1, 1889: ch.: Margar-
et, Willard Bayard, Sidney Hickok.
Prof. Record: Pastor, Conway (N. H.), 1888-
90 and Salem (Mass.), 1890-1903; now. Prof.
Emeritus of Phil, of Rel., Pacific Sch. of Re-
ligion, Berkeley (Calif.).

Publications: Christ and the Eternal Order;
Mysticism and Modern Life; The Humanity
of God; Christv'nity and Personality, etc.;
articles in periodicals.

Memberships: Berkeley Club; Sigma Phi and
Phi Beta Kappa; Pres., John Muir Assn.;
Mem. Amer. Philos. Assn.
Religion: Congregational.
Recreations: W'alking.

Home Address: 101 Tamalpais Rd., Berkeley,

BUCKISH, Walter G. M., A.B., M.A.,
Ed.D., Sc.D.
Educator (retired).

Born: Burlington (Iowa), Dec. 20, 1888; s.
of Valeska (Schreiber) and Reverend Chris-
tian Buckisch.

Education: New York City public schools;
Columbia and Stanford Universities.
Degrees: A.B., 1910, M.A., 1913, Columbia
U. ; Ed.D., Stanford U., 1935; Sc.D., in Edn.,
honoris causa; U. of Manila, 1934.
Married: Laura E., d. of F. M. Storts at
Manila (P. I.), May 30, 1918; ch. : Robert L,
and Herbert W.

Prof. Record: Taught in evening schls. (N.
Y. C), 1911-12; Philippine pub. high schls.,
1912-16; High Sch. Prin.. 1916-18: Div. Supt.
of Schls. (P. I.), 1918-25: Chief of Academic
Div., Bureau of Edn., Manila (P. I.), 1925;
Commr. of Priv. Edn. (P. I.), 1926-32; Tech-
nical Adviser to C^v.-On. (P. I.), 1933;
Prof. Lecturer in Edn.. U. of Philippines and
U. of Santo Tomas, 1928-1933; Mem., Bd. of
Censhorship for Moving Pictuers, Manila (P.



I 1 Indian Field Service (Ariz., N. M.),
1936-38. Staff Mem. Science Research As-
sociates, 1940 — .

PnhUcations: Various magazine articles (gen-
eral and professional); Part- Author of The
Pacific Area atid Its Problems (American
Council, Inst, of Pacific Relations), 1936.
Memberships: Pi Gamma Mu, Phi Delta Kap-

Religion: Christian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Reading, following sports.
Bus. and Home Address: 4141 Van Nuys
Blvd., Van Nuys, Calif.

BUCKLAND. Wilfred, B.S.

Art Department, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Stu-

Born: New York City (N. Y.), April 18, 1866;
s. of Emily (Wilson) and Reverend R. J. W.

Education: Steven's Institue of Technology
and Columbia College.

Degrees: B.S. (in Architecture), Columbia
Coll., 1891.

Married: Veda, d. of Daniel McEvers In
Montreal (Can.), Dec. 11, 1909; ch. : Wilfred,

Prof Record: The Encyclopedia Britannica In
its articles on Motion Pictures, says: "Wil-
fred Buckland was the first man of recog-
nized ability to forsake the theatre' for Mo-
tion Pictures, and to him are attributed the
first consistent and well designed Motion
Picture sets; he brought to the screen a
knowledge of mood and dramatic quality
which until then was totally lacking." Bri-
tannica also devotes a full page of pictures
of his sets for Douglas Fairbank's Robin
Hood; was David Belasco's Art Dir. during
the 12 yrs. in which he was making his
most spectacular stage productions: The Dar-
ling of the Gods. Du Barry, Ardea, Kitty
Bellaire. Girl of the Golden West, Music
Master, etc.; prior to this he held similar
positions with Augustin Daly, Chas. Frohman,
Daniel Frohman, Henry W. Savage, Win.
Brady, Maude Adams and Mrs. Fiske; in
1914, left theatre to join Cecil B. deMille and
Jesse L. Lasky in launching the Famous-
Lasky Picture Co. in Hollywood; was Art
Dir of this company's production until 1923;
as Hollywood's first pioneer Art Dir., was re-
cognized Dean of Art Directors and made
first Chmn. of Technician's Branch of Mo-
tion Picture Acad., and only honorary mem.
of Soc of Motion Picture Art Dirs. ; has done
outstanding work in David Belasco's stage
productions, Cecil deMille's earlier pictur-
es including earthquake effect of King of
Kings, Douglas Fairbanks' Robin Hood, etc.
Mejnberships: Westport Beach Club.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Revolver shooting.
Bus. Address: Art. Dept., Metro-Goldwyn-
Mayer Studio, Culver City, Calif.
Home Address: 2035 Pinehurst Rd., Holly-
wood, Calif.

BUCKLEY. Homer W., A.B., J.D.

Assistant City Attorney of the City of Oak-

Born: Morgan (Tex.), March 16, 1900; s. of
Beulah (Randal) and James Edwin Buckley.

Education: Public schools of Los Angeles

(Calif.); Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., 1924; J.D., 1926, U. of Calif.
Married: Faye A., d. of Frederick Otis, Ber-
keley (Calif.), June 30, 1928.
Directorships: Pres., Bd. of Dirs., Oakland
Crematorium, a corpn. (Oakland) ; Asso.
Charities; Legal Aid Soc. of Alameda Co.
Publications: Misc. magazine articles on le-
gal subjects.
Army Record: S.A.T.C.

Memberships: Beta Theta Pi, Phi Alpha Del-
ta; Sequoia Lodge F. & A. M.; Oakland

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