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Officers Civil Serv. Assn., L. A. Bar Assn.;
Lawyers' Club.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Tennis, golf, fishing, stamp col-
lecting, writing, and rhymes.
Bus. Address: City Hall, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 170 So. Vista St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

BURNETT, Clair Lee, M.E.
Consulting Engineer.

Born: Bangor (Mich.), Sept. 19, 1895; s. of
Gertrude (Lee) and Chancy Osborn Burnett.
Education: Hartford High Sch.; Univ. of Tex.
Degrees: M.E., U. of Tex., 1922.
Married: Louise E., d. of Dr. Ferdinand EI-
lerman (Mt. Wilson Observatory), at Pasa-
dena (Calif.), Apr., 1926; ch.: Jane Louise
and Cliarles Lee.

Prof. Record: Asst. Engr. of Design, Union
Oil Co. (Los Angeles), 1923; established own
office in consulting work in field of indus-
trial worl{ and economics, 1924; has carried
on cons, work in centralized industry, de-
centralized industry, and resettlement; clients
consisted of banks, financial instns., large
bus. corpns., and the Federal Govt. ; is now
engaged in preparing a textbook on reset-
tlement economics.

Directorships: For many yrs. served as Dir.
and Vice-Pres. of the Repps Adams Corpn. of
Los Angeles; Vice-Pres., Zenith Albatross
Airplane Co., Midway City (Calif.).
Publications: Tech. journals, such as Na-
tional Power, Southern Power Journal, and
in economics. The Annals of the American
Academy of Political and Social Science; also
transactions A.S.M.E.

Army Service: Enlisted May 3, 1917; dis-
charged Dec. 18, 1918; commission: Capt.,
Field Artillery, U. S. Army.
Memberhsips: Amer. Soc. of Mech. Engrs.;
Amer. Acad, of Political and Social Science;
Economic Soc. of Southeast.
Religion: Protestant.
Pontics.- Democrat.
Recreations: Aviation and fishing.
Bus. Address: Chamber of Commerce Bldg.,
Los Angeles, Calif., and Grant Bldg., At-
lanta, Ga.

Home Address: 141 So. Hudson Ave., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

BURNETT, Clarence M.

President and Manager, Ttie Automobile Sup-
ply Co., Inc.

Born: Tulare (Calif.), Oct. 'Zi, 1885; 8. of
Mattle (Carter) and W. I. Burnett.
Education: Tulare Schools (Calif.).
Married: Maude U., d. of Dr. J. B. Ro.sson,
in San Francisco (Calif.), Dec. 8, 1910.
Bus. Record: In the automotive supply
business at Visalia (Calif.), since 1921; Post-
master, City of Tulare (Calif.), 1914-19.

Directorships: Pres., Automotive Supply Co.,
Inc. ; Councilman, City of VLsaiia.

Memberships: F. & A. M.; Benevolent and

Protective Order of Elks.

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Main and Garden Sts., Visalia,


Home Address: 217 Divisadero St., Visalia,
Calif., and P.O. Box 951, Visalia, Calif. •

BURNETTE. Mabel Bird


Born: Poughkeepsle (N. Y.)
Education: Mt. Holyoke Coll.; Chicago Art

Married: J. Alfred Burnette, at Chicago
(111.); ch.: Armeda Burnette Howe.
Prof. Record: Paintings exhibited in Spring-
field (Mass.,) Boston, Chicago, San Diego,
Los Angeles, and Pasadena; has also had four
one-man shows during the current year.
Memberships: Calif. Art, Pasadena Shake-
speare, Mt. Holyoke, Friday Afternoon Cur-
rent Events, and San Gabriel Art clubs;
Coll. Club of Pasadena.
Religion: Congregational.

Studio Address: 382 No. Euclid Ave., Pasa-
dena, Calif. •

BURNHAM, Agnes Florence Kennett

Vice-President, San Diego County American
Red Crvjss.

Born: Nice (France), of American parents;
d. of Ella Frances (Durand) and Francis
Julian Kennett.

Education: Sisters of the Church (N. Y.
City) ; Mile. Pagans, Geneva (Switzerland) ;
Governess; Springside, Chestnut Hill, Phila-
delphia (Pa.).

Married: (1) Walter Hamlin Dupee, Chicago
(III.), Nov. 7, 1900; (2) George Burnham,
Coronado (Calif.), Dec. 25, 1932.

Civic Record: Chmn., Red Cross (Coronado),
1917-19; Bd. Mem. (S. D. Co.), 1918-41;
Vice-Chmn., 1938-41; Chmn. Vol. Service,
1939-41; Commissioner, Girl Scouts (S. D.
Co.), 1929-32; Vice-Chmn., Nat., 1934-36;
Hon. Bd. Mem., Y.W.C.A., 1934-36; Pres.,
Visiting Nurses Assn. (San Diego), 1933-34;
Vice-Pres., San Diego Women's Com. Phil-
harmonic Orchestra Assn., 1936-41, First Secy,
for 9 yrs.

Memberships: Women's Athletic (Chicago),
Cuyamaca (San Diego), Beach and Tennis
(Coronado), The Wednesday (San Diego),
Coronado Yacht, The Congressional, Wash.
(D. C), Heaven on Earth, and Coronado



Riding clubs; League of Republican Women;

Colonial Dames.

Religion: Episcopal.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Horseback riding, and motoring.

Home Address: 1015 Ocean Blvd., Coronado,


Other Address: 856 Devon Ave., Los Angeles.


BURNS, Colette M., (Mrs. Robert B.

Assistant to Editor, The Richfield Reporter.
Born: Cleveland (Ohio); d. of Anna (Horten)
and Henry Wagner.

Education: Ursuline Convent; St. Joseph
Icidemy" Cleveland Coll.; Western Reserve
Univ. J .,-

Married Robert B., s. of John and Alice
Kolsbun, St. Paul (Minn.); ch.: Virgmia,
Lynn, Kenneth and Clare.
Publications: Co-author (with Robert Kols-
bun), The Animal Fair (published by Har-
court Brace & Co.)) The Child and Nature
'by The Expression Co. of Boston); Three
Series of Everyday Adventures m the Chris-
tian Science Monitor (photos and verse)
Poetry has appeared m: New York Tnes
N Y Sun Voices, Commonwealth. Cal-nor
nia Arts and Architecture, Cleveland Plmn
Dealer, Los Angeles Times, Sunset Mag.
Script, etc.

Memberships: Sigma Tau Delta; Calif. Writ-
ers Guild.

Recreations: Archery, swimming, golf.
Bus. Address: Richfield Bldg., Los Angeles,

Home Address: 7055 Shoup Ave., Canoga
Park, Calif.

BURNS. Robert L.

Pres., Los Angeles City Council.
Born- Knoxville (Iowa), Jan. 12, 1876; s. of
Delia (French) and Wm. E. Burns.
Education: Public schools, Hutchinson (Kan.).
Married: Sarah, d. of A. F. Bertram, in
Hutchinson (Kans.), Oct. 12, 1898; ch.: Wm.
B., Robt. J., Harry F. and John A.
Bus Record: Manager, Independent Tele-
phone Co.; Vice-Pres., Flour Milling Co., re-
tired in 1915; Mem., Los Angelest City Bd.
of Edn., 1923-29; Los Angeles City Council,
1929 — , Pres. since July 1, 1935.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Motoring.

Bus. Address: City Hall, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 673 So. Hobart Blvd., Los
Angeles, Calif.

BURNS. Robert Wayne. A.B.

Calif. State Administrator, Nat. Youth Ad-

Born: Wichita (Kan.), Oct. 21, 1890; s of
of Sarah Ellen (Dye) and Robert Burns, M.D.
Education: Riverside (Calif.) High Sch.,
1907-11; Univ. of So. Calif., 1912-14; Univ.
of Calif., 1914-16; graduate study Geo Wil-
liams Coll. and Univ. of Chicago, 1916-17.
Degrees: A.B., U. of Calif., 1916.
Married: lola F., d. of Ida (Garrett) and
George A. McCrea, Ontario (Calif.), Apr. 6,
1920- ch.: Robert M., Barbara A. and Betty I.

Bus. Record: Exec. Secy., YMCA River-
side (Calif.); Amer. Advisor, Egyptian
YMCA, Cairo (Egypt) ; Exec. Secy., Cen-
tral YMCA, Los Angeles (Calif.); was
also the Editor and Publisher, Covina Citizen,
Covina (Calif.); Editor and Publisher, Po-
mona Valley Citizen, Pomona (Calif.).
Directorships: Commr., Housing Authority of
L. A. County.

Army Service: Sergeant Major, 147th Machine
Gun Battalion, A.E.F.

Memberships: Officer, Howard T. Douglas
Post, Amer. Legion (Covina) ; Pajaro Lodge
F.& A.M. (Watsonville, Calif.); Past Pres.,
Rotary Club (Covina).
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Handball, tennis.
Bus. Address: 2328 W. Seventh St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: Cor. Grand and Rowland^
Covina, Calif.

BURR. The Reverend Holland Field,

A.B., D.D.

Pastor of Piedmont Community Church.
Born- Riverside (Calif.), June 2, 1892; s. of
A. Louise (Field) and Rev. William Norris

Education: Pomona College; Andover Theo-
logical Seminary; Harvard Divinity School;
Union Theological Seminary.
Degrees: A.B., 1914, Pomona Coll.; Honor-
ary Doctor of Divinity, Coll. of Puget Sound,

Married: Katherine Alma, d. of Willis Hos-
kins, Claremont (Calif.), Aug. 2, 1917; ch.:
James Hoskins, Elizabeth Field and Katherine

Prof Record: Pastor of Union Congregational
Church, Hawthorne (Calif.), 1917-19; Dir. of
Religious Edn. and Asst. Pastor of First
Congregational Church, Los Angeles (Calif.),
1919-24- Pastor of Oneonta Congregational
Church,' South Pasadena (Calif.). 1924-36;
Pastor of First Congregational Church, la-
coma (Wash.), 1936-40; Pastor of Piedmont
Community Church, Piedmont (Calif.), 1941.
Directorships: Trustee of Coll. of Puget
Sound (Tacoma, Wash.); Bd. of Overseers,
Whitman Coll. (Walla Walla, Wash).
Memberships: Oneonta Club (South Pasa-
dena, Calif.), Kiwanis; Phi Beta Kappa;

Religion: Mem. Congregational Church.
Bus Address: Piedmont Community Church,
Highland and Mountain Ave., Piedmont,
Home Address: 4 Pala Ave., Piedmont, Calif.

BURR. Myron C.'A.B.
Owner and Manager of Myron C. Burr & Co.,
Insurance Brokers.

Born: La Fox (111.), Aug. 12, 1884; s. of
Laura Milton (Gordon) and Frank Warne

Education: Leland Stanford Univ.; Univ of
Calif, (took War Industries Course, 1918).
Degrees: A.B. in C.E., Stanford U., 1907.
Married: Claire Idelle, d. of Mrs. Josephine
Laingor, Stanford U. Chapel, April 25, 1916;
ch. : Patricia Idelle.

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Bus. Record: Rodman, Levelman, Hydraulic
Engineer, Arrowhead Reservoir & Power Co.,
1904-5-6; Kleld Asst. Civil En^r. In Dept.,
Stanford U.. 1;M)(M)7; Office En^'r. Transit-
man, Union Construction Co. (Valleclto,
Calif.), 1907; Div. Enpir. of Yukon Cold Co.
(GugBcnheims) (Dawson, Yukon Territory,
Canada); Shell Co., 1911-20; Mem., Firm of
Myron C. Burr & Co., Insurance Brokers
(L.A., Calif.), 1925 to date; was a Mem. in
the Republican Co. Central Com., 19.T2-38;
Calif. Delegation to Cleveland Republican
Nat. Convention, 19.36; Los Angeles Co.
Emergency Relief Com.. 19.S2; Republican
Finance Com. of So. Calif., 1940.
Directorships: Organizing Dir. of Engineers
Club (Los Angeles).

Memberships: Univ. (Monrovia, Calif.), En-
glr?ers (Los Angeles), and Adventurers (Los
Angeles) Clubs; American So. of Civil En-

Religion: Protestant.
Recreations: Hiking, tennis.
Bus. Address: 463 So. Hartford Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 150 No. Myrtle Ave., Mon-
rovia, Calif.

BURRELL. Howard Leslie. A.B., J.L.

Born: Omaha (Neb.). Jan. 9, 1900; s. of
Anne M. (Summey) and Henry L. Burrell.
Education: Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley); Univ.
of So. Calif.. (Los Angeles).
Degrees: A.B., U. of Calif., Berkeley, 1921;
J.L., U. of So. Calif., 1925.
Married: Ruth H., d. of Carrie M. and Frank
A. Bailey in Los Angeles (Calif.), April 21,

Prof. Record: Engaged in the practice of
law at Los Angeles (Calif.) since 1925;
partner in law firm of Musick & Burrell.
Directorships: Pres. and Dir., Sunland In-
vestment Co.; Secy. and Dir., The R. J.M. ;
Secy, and Dir., Preferred Theatres Corpn.
Publications: Various articles and lectures
published in The Modern Hospital and Hospi-
tals from time to time in the last eight yrs.
Naval Record: Naval Officers Training Sch.,
(Berkeley, Calif.), 1917-18.

Memberships: Calif. Club; Sigma Chi, Beta
Kappa, and Phi Delta Phi.
Religion Lutheran.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Gardening and hunting.
Bus. Address: Subway Terminal Bldg., 417
So. Hill St., Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 4731 Los Feliz Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif. •

BURROWS. Montorose Thomas, A.B.,

Surgeon and Diagnostician.
Born: Halstead (Kan.). Oct. 31, 1884; s. of
Carolina Melvin (Richards) and Thomas
Forbes Burrows.

Education: Univ. of Kan.; Johns Hopkins
Med. Sch.

Degrees: A.B., U. of Kan., 1905; M.D.,
Johns Hopkins Med. Sch.. 1909.
Married: Flora Barbara, d. of Jessie Belle
(Loy) and Gustavus Adolphus Hege. Em-
poria (Kan.), Sept. 3. 1918; ch.: Bette Bar-

bara; Helen Eugenia. Zclta. and Loy Mont-

Prof. Record: Fellow and Asst., Rockfeller
Inst, for Med. Research (New York City),
1909-11; Inst. In Anatomy, Cornell U. Med.
Sch. (New York City) 1911-15; Assoc. In
Pathology, Johns iIo|)kins Med. Sch. and
Acting Resident Pathologist (Baltimore),
1915-17; Acting Prof, of Pathologist, Wash-
ington U. Sch. of Med. (St. Louis, Mo.),
1917-20; Asso. Prof, of Surgery. Washington
U. and Dir. of the Research Labs, of the
Barnard Free Skin and Cancer Hospital (St.
Louis, Mo.), 1920-28; Is now Diagnostician.
Surgeon, and Research.

Publications: 115 articles on biology and
medicine; first method allowing the actual
growth and division of cells in vitro; re-
search in muscular contraction, cancer, poleo-
melitis. focal infection and the cause of
death in man.

Army Record: First Lt.. Med. Corps of Army
in last war.

Memberships: Sigma Nu, Nu Sigma Nu, and
Sigma Xi.

tieligion: Methodist.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Collecting, photography, and

Bus. Address: 201 No. El Molino Ave., Pasa-
adena, Calif.

Home Address: 5202 Maywood Ave., Los An-
geles. Calif.

BURT, James Elbert. A.B.

Director of Choral Music, Dinuba Uinon High

Born: Decatur (Ala.). June 8, 1916; s. of
Myrtle (Baber) and James H. Burt.
Education: Chapman Coll. (Los Angeles).
Los Angeles City Coll. ; Music Sch. of Bible
Institute of Los Angeles; Univ. Uf So. Calif.
Degrees: A.B.. Chapman Coll., 1939; Teach-
ing Credential. Univ. of So. Calif.
Prof. Record: Music Dir. of numerous
churches (First Christian Church) ; Minister
of Music, Fullerton (Calif.); Teacher of Pi-
ano and Wind Instruments. Spencer Con-
servatory of Music, Maywood (Calif.); Teach-
er of Vocal Music. Social Studies, and
Drama. Dinuba Union High Sch.

Memberships: Kappa Delta Nu (Alumnus);
Chapman Coll. Local.
Religion: ifrotestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Snow sports, tennis, and bowl-

Bus. Address: Dinuba Union High Sch., Din-
uba, Calif.

Home Address: 194 No. I St.. Dinuba, Calif,
and 6103 Gifford Ave., Huntington Park,

BURT. Robert C. E.E., Ph.D.
Manufacturing and Consulting Scientist.
Born: Battle Creek (Mich.). Dec. 2. 1896;
s. of Georgia H. and Harry E. Burt.
Education: Battle Creek High Sch. (Battle
Creek. Mich.); Cornell Univ.; Calif. Inst,
of Tech.

Degrees: E.E., Cornell U. 1921; Ph.D., Calif.
Inst, of Tech. 1926.

Married: Eleanor Crehore, d. of Professor
Frederick Bedell. Ithaca (N. Y.). June 19.
1923; ch.: Frederick Bedell.



Prof Record: Research, General Electric Co.,
1918-20; Research, Western Electric, 1920;
Research Fellow, Calif. Inst, of Tech., 1921-
26; Dir. of R. C. Burt Scientific Labora-
tories, 1926—.

Directorships: Pres., Burt-Warner Power

Memberships: Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity;
Los Serranos Country Club; Sigma Xi;
Amer. Physical Soc; Masonic.
Keligion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Camping, photography, and
Scoutmaster of Boy Scouts of America.
Bus. Address: 1212 E. Green St., Pasadena,

Home Address: 327 So. Michigan Ave., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

BURTCHETT, Professor Floyd Franklin,

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

Asso. Prof, of Banking and Finance, Univ.

of Calif, (Los Angeles).

Born: Humansville (Mo.), Sept. 12, 1897; s.

of Essie (Capps) and Arthur E. Burtchett.

Education: High scliool in N. D. ; Univ. of

N. D.; Univ. of Calif.; Univ. of Wis.

Degrees: A.B., U. of N. D., 1920; M.A., U.

of Calif. 1921; Ph.D., U. of Wis. 1927.

Married: Gladys, d. of Charles Pond, Santa

Rosa (Calif.), Aug. 2, 1922.

Prof Record: Statistician and Economist,

Amer. Radiator Co., 1923-27; Lecturer in

Economics, U. of Buffalo, 1923-25; Asst.

Prof., 1925-26; Asst. Prof.. U. of Calif. (Los

Angeles), 1928-39, and Asso. Prof., 1939—.

Publications: Corporation Finance (Harpers)

1934; Investments and Investment Policy

(Longmans-Green), 1938.

Army Record: U. S. Army, Coast Artillery,


Memberships: Delta Sigma Phi, Pi Gamma

Mu, Alpha Kappa Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma,

Artus and Phi Beta Kappa.

Politics: Repulican.

Recreations: Golf, fishing.

Bus. Address: 405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles,


Home Address: 132 So. Oxford Ave., Los

Angeles, Calif.

BUSH, Chesley. B.S., M.D., F.A.C.P.
Superintendent Arroyo Del Valle.
Born: San Francisco (Calif.), 1886; s. of
Laura Edith (Chesley) and Henry Tennant

Education: Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: B.S., 1909, M.D., 1912, U. of Calif.
Married: Hazel Ellen, d. of Elmer Ellsworth
Myers, Berkeley (Calif.), 1913.
Directorships: Dir., Calif. Tuberculosis Assn.
(Pres., 1935) ; Dir., Nat. Tuberculosis Assn.
(Pres., 1939).

Publications: Various papers on diagnosis and
treatment of tuberculosis.
Memberships: Alpha Tau Omega, Nu Sigma
Nu; Aahmes Temple; Oakland Consistory,
Scottish Rite Masons; Native Sons of (Solden
West; Lions Club.
Religion: Protestant.

Recreations: Collecting books and documents
on Spanish Amer. Colonies.
Bus. and Home Address: Arryo Del Valle,
Livermore, Calif.

BUSH, Professor Chilton Rowlette, A.B.,

M.A., Ph.D.

Executive Head, Division of Journalism,
Stanford University.

Born: Pleasureville (Ky.), July 13, 1896; s.
of Pearl (Ireland) and Charles Bush.
Education: Univ. of Wisconsin.
Degrees: A.B., 1925, M.A., 1927, Ph.D., 1935,
U. of Wisconsin.

Married: Myrtle, d. of Milton D. Stocking,
Lindenwood (III.); ch.: John.
Prof. Record: Engaged in newspaper work
from 1917-23; became Instr. U. of Wis.
1925-26, Asst. Prof., 1926-29, Asso. Prof.,
1929-34; since 1934 has been Prof., Stanford

Publications: Reporting of Public Affairs,
(D. Appieton-Century), 1929, rev., 1940.
Editorial Thinking and Writing, (D. Appie-
ton-Century), 1932. Reading Interests of Bus-
i7iess Executives (Stanford U. Press), 1936.
Memberships: Pi Kappa Alpha, Sigma Delta
Chi, Alpha Delta Sigma; Commonwealth
(San Francisco).

Bus. Address: Division of Journalism, Stan-
ford Univ., Palo Alto, Calif.
Ho7ne Address: 699 Cabrillo, Stanford Univ.,

BUSH, Ella Shepard.

Artist, Teacher.

Born: Galesburg (111.), d. of Martha Bourne
(Smith) and William Shaler Bush.
Education: Public and private schools, art
school (Wash. D.C.); Art Students League
(New York).

Prof Record: Founder of the Seattle Art
Sch.; taught in Sierra Madre many years.
Membershijjs: Art Student' League of New
York (life member) ; Calif. Soc. of Miniature
Painters (life member) ; Pa. Soc. of Minia-
ture Painters (hon. life member).
Awards: Silver Medal, A.Y.P. Expn. (Seattle),
1909; Prize, Seattle Fine Arts Soc, 1920;
1st Prize, West Coast Arts (Laguna), 1921;
Popular Vote Prize, C.S.M.P., 1922; Ebell
Club Miniature Prize, 1924; Jury Prize C.S.-
M P , 1926, L.A. County Fair, 1928, 1939,
C.'s.M.P., 1929.
Exhibits: Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Expn.

(Seattle); Panama-Pac. Int. Expn. (S. F.);

Century of Progress Expn. (Chicago) ; Ses-

quieentennial (Philadelphia) ; Calif. Pac.

Expn. (San Diego) ; Royal Miniature So.

(London); Pa. Soc. of Min. Painters; Amer.

Soc of Min. Painters (New Y'ork) ; Calif.

Soc of Min. Painters (Los Angeles) ; Cor-
coran Gallery (Wash. D. C); Permanent

Collection Phila. Mus. of Art.

Religion: Unitarian.

Politics: Prohibition.

Recreations: Music, literature and drama.

Studio Address: 223 W. Laurel Ave., Sierra

Madre, Calif.

BUSH, Gladys Lewis, B.L.


Born: Proberta (Calif.); d. of Mrs. Anita

Educated: Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley).
Degrees: B.L., U. of Calif., 1912.
Married ■ David Donaldson Bush of Wilming-
ton (Del.) in Calif., 1918.
Prof. Record: Studied with Despiau in Paris;



has done busts oT famous people, among
whom are: Ernest liu PonI {'Wilmington,
Del.); Arthur HoilzinsK-i (Cleveland Sym-
phony Conductor) ; GeorRo A. Normel (In-
dustrialist) ; Lotto Lehman (of Mortopolitan
Opera); Stewart Patterson (of Dayton,
Ohio); Edward Smallwood (industrialist);
has done bronze plaques at Wright Field
(Dayton, Ohio), and at Scripps Coll. (Clare-
mbnt, Calif.), and large garden sculptures
In U.S.A. and Europe.
Memberships: Pi Beta Phi.
Recreations: Fishing, riding.
Bus. and Horne Address: 8960 St. Ives Dr.,
Hollywood, Calif. •

BUSH. Philio Lee, B.S.

consulting Engineer.

Born: San Francisco, June 29, 1875; s. of
Caroline (Abraham) and Hyman Philip Bush.
Education: San Francisco public schools;
Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: B.S., U. of Calif. 1896.
Married: Lucile Therese of Warran (Pa.), d.
of David Shear, in San Francisco, April 30,
1911; ch.: Claire Elizabeth (Mrs. Frank E.
Meier) and Philip David.
Prof. Record: U.S. Govt. Timber Reservation
Surveys; Consulting Engr., Calif. Packing
Corp. and its predecessor companies.
Directorships: Pres., Bd. of Edn., San Fran-

Army Record: Capt., Coast Artillery; Nat.
Guard of Calif, (retired).

Memberships: Native Sons of Golden West;
Masonic; Concordia- Argonaut Club; Amer.
Soc. Civil Engr.
Religion: Jewish.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 101 California St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Address: 1857 Broadway, San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

BUSICK, Jr., Charles O., A.B., LL.B.


Born: Sacramento (Calif.), April 16, 1903;

s. of Alice C. (Cardinet) and Charles O.


Edrication: Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley).

Degrees: A.B., 1926, LL.B., 1930 (Sch. of

Jurisprudence) U. of Calif.

Married: Ingrid B., d. of Helena and Anders

Soderlund, Stockholm (Sweden), June 18,

1938; ch.: Elizabeth.

Prof. Record: Admitted to the bar, July 7,

1931, and became mem. of the law firm of

Busick & Busick, July 8, 1931.

Memberships: Mem., Calif. State Planning

Board; Commonwealth, Sutter, Elks, Odd

Fellows, and Eagles clubs.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Golf.

Bus. Address: 604 Bank of America BIdg.,

Sacramento, Calif.

Home Address: 2964 Muir Way, Sacramento,

BUSS, Professor Claude A., A.B., M.A.,

Professor of International Relations, Univ.
of Southern California.

Born: Sunbury (Pa.), Nov. 29, 1903; s. of
Clara (Fetter) and W. Claude Buss.

Education: Washington Missionary Coll.; Sus-
quehanna Univ.; Univ. of Pa.; L'Ecolo Libre
des Sciences Polltiques (Paris).
Degrees. A.B., Wash. Missionary Coll., 1922;
M.A., Susquehanna U., 1924; Ph.D., U. of
Pa., 1927.

Married: Evelvn E., d. of Wm. E. Lukens,
Paris (France), 1928; ch.: Evelyn (10) and
Barbara (8).

Prof. Record: U.S. Foreign Service,
Dept. of State; U.S. Embassy in China, 1928-
34; Prof., U. So. Calif, since 1934.
Publications: Power Politics In Eastern Asia,
1940; Asso. Editor, World Affairs Interpreter.
Bus. Address: Univ. of Southern California,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Adress: 395 Dublin Ave., Los Angeles,
Calif. •

BUTLER, Fred Eugene, LL.B.

Born: Fairfax (Vt.),Sept. 15, 1891; s. of
Nellie Gray (Bellows) and Arthur Butler.
Education: Bellows Free Academy (Fairfax,
Vt.); Rockford High Sch. (Rockford 111,);
Valparaiso Univ (Valparaiso, Ind.)
Degrees: LL.B., Valaraiso U., 1917.
Married: Emma L., d. of J. H. Quinn, Mag-
dalena (N. M.), May 25, 1921; ch.: Patricia

Prof. Record: Practised law continuously
since June, 1917, except from May, 1918 to
Nov., 25, 1918, when was in the service of
the U.S. Army; has practised in Coalinga
(Calif.) for the past fifteen years; City
Atty. for eight yrs.; Mem., Dem. (Central
Com., eight yrs. ; Democratic Nominee for
State Bd. of Equalization for Second Dist.
in 1930.

Directorships: Vice-Pres. and Dir., Coalinga
Mineral Springs, Inc., Coalinga (Calif.); Dir.
and Atty. for Yellow-Jacket Petroleum, Inc.
Coalinga (Calif.); Atty. for Alhambra-
Shumway Mines, Inc., Helm Bldg., Fresno
(Calif.); Dir. and Atty. for Herul Placer,
Inc. Helm Bldg., Fresno (Calif.)
Army Record: May 11, 1918 to Nov. 25, 1918,
U.S. Army; Co. G. 12th Inf., Corp. and Co.
Clerk; last 10 weeks at Officers Training
Sch., Camp McArthur (Waco, Tex.); Honor-
able Discharge.

Memberships: Secy., Elks Lodge No. 1613
(Coalinga) ; Sigma Delta Kappa (nat. legal
fraternity) .
Religion: Episcopal.

Politics: Registered Democrat, but votes split

Recreations: Golt and bowling.
Bus. Address: Berman Bldg., Coalinga, Calif.
Ho7ne Address: 279 So. Fifth St., Coalinga,

BUTLER, John Winchel Spencer.


Born: Burghill (Ohio), March 31, 1876; s. of

Electa Louesa (De Wolf) and John Edward


Education: Sacramento High School; Univ. of
Calif. (Berkeley).

Degrees: B.L., 1901 and M.L., 1902, U. of

Married: (1) Mattie E., d. of G. A. White,
M.D., Sacramento (Calif.), July 20, 1899
(died May 17 1934); ch.: Jack California




and Mattie Myrtle Butler Harris. (2) Mattle

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