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Florence M. (Packer) and Rev. W. Fletcher
Cook.

Education: Albuquerque High Sch.; Univ. of
New Mex.; Oxford Univ. (Rhodes Scholar),
1914-17.

Degrees: A.B.. U. of N. Mex., 1913, (Juris-
prudence), Oxford U., 1917.
Married: Ruth. d. of Martin Hedman. at
Fresno (Calif.), May 9, 1925; ch.: Gale, Jer-
emy, Geoffrey, Hilary, and Corinne.
Prof. Record: Practice of law, Turlock
(Calif.), since 1919; admitted to Calif. Bar
1919, Nev., 1934; former City Judge of Tur-
olck, 1926-30; Dist. Atty., Alpine Co., 1932-

Army Service: Calif. Nat. Guard, CAC
1911; British Y.M.C.A., 1916; British Mir.'
istry of Munitions, 1917; Corporal Ord U S
A., A.E.F., 1918; A.G. Dept., 1919.
Memberships: Union League (San Francisco) •
Turlock Country, Turlock Gun and Exchange
clubs.

Religion: Episcopal.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf, hunting, and fishing.

Bus. Address: Berg Bldg., Turlock, Calif.

Home Address: 300 Canal Dr., Turlock, Calif.

COOKE, Professor John Daniel, A B
M.A., Ph.D.

Professor of English Language and Litera-
ture, Univ. of So. Calif.

Born: Beloit (Kan.), May 26, 1892; s. of
Sarah A. (Shutts) and Edwin W. Cooke.
Degrees: A.B., 1914, M.A., 1915, Ph.D., 1924,
Stanford Univ.

Married: Grace, d. of Henry Steinberger in
Redwood City (Calif.), Aug. 15, 1917; ch.:
Marian Elizabeth.

Prof. Record: Instr. of Eng., Kan. State Coll.,
1915-17; Instr. of Comparative and Eng. Lit.,
U. of Colo., 1917-19; Asst. Prof, of Eng,
Wash. State Coll., 1919-20; Asst. Prof., Prof
of Eng. U. of So. Calif., 1920.

Publications: Editor: Minor Victorian Poets
(Scribner), 1928.

Memberships: Amer. Coll. Quill Club; Phi
Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa.
Religion: Congregational.

Bus. Address: Univ. of Southern California,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Hoyyie Address: 1136 So. Dunsmuir Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif.

COOKE, Professor William Henry, A.B.,

M.A., Ph.D.

Professor of History and Director of Studies,

Claremont Colleges.

Born.- Kaukauna (Wis.), Jan. 29, 1892; s. of

Fannie (Riddle) and Henry Seward Cooke.

Education: Lawrence Coll.; Pomona Coll.;

Stanford Univ.

Degrees: A.B., 1920, M.A., 1921, Pomona
Coll.; Ph.D., 1928, Stanford U.
Married: Jennie M. Pratt, Oakfield (Wis.),
Aug. 27, 1919; ch. : Mary Adeline, Ruth Jo-
anne, and Frances Jane.

Prof. Record: Teacher in Social Science, San
Jose State Coll., 1926-27; Teacher of Hist.,



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Pomona Coll., 1927-38; Prof, of Hist., 1938— ;
Dir. of Studies, Claremont Colleges, 1938-41.
Publications: Co-Editor of Readings in Eur-
opean International Relations Since 1879
(Harper and Bros.), 1931 (1080 pp.).
Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Phi
Epsllon.

Religion : Congregational .
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Claremont Colleges, Claremont,
Calif.

Home Address: 1200 College Ave., Claremont,
Calif.

COOZSEY. Donald. Ph.B., M.A., Ph.D.
Physicist.

Asst. Dir., Radiation Laboratory, Univ. of
Calif.

Born: Irvington-on-Hudson (N.Y.), May 15,
1892; s. of Linda (Dows) and Geo. B. Cook-
esy.

Degrees: Ph.B., 1915, M.A., 1928, Ph.D.,
1932, Yale.

Publications: Various articles in scientific
journals such as the Physical Review.
Bus. and Home Address: Faculty Club
(Univ. of California), Berkeley, Calif.

COOLEDGE. Dean Belle Coolidge. B.S.,
M.A.

Dean of Women, Sacramento Jr. College.
Born: Sutter Creek (Calif.), July 29, 1884;
d. of Belle (McFarland) and Walter Scott
Cooledge.

Education: Sutter Creek Grammar Sch. ; Sac-
ramento High Sch.; Univ. of Calif.; Teach-
ers Coll., Columbia.

Degrees: B.S., 1904, M.A., 1928, U. of Calif.
Prof. Record: Teacher of Math, and Science,
lone Union High Sch., 1904-07; Teacher of
Math, and Science, and Vice-Prin. of Lodi
High Sch., 1907-12; Teacher of Math, and
Head of Dept., Sacramento High School,
1912-20; Army Sch. of Nursing, 1918-19;
Sacramento Jr. Coll., 1916 — , serving as
Dean, Dean of Women, and acting Vice-Pres.
during absence of Pres.

Directorships: Mem., Bd. of Dir. of Mc-
George Coll. of Law; Mem. of Advisory Coun-
cil, Amer. Red Cross (Sacramento Chapter).
Army Record: Served in Army Sch. of Nurs-
ing, 1918-19, Camp Kearney, San Diego and
Presidio Hosp. (S. F.).

Memberships: Amer. Assn. of Univ. Women;
Delta Kappa Gamma (Women Teachers' Hon.
Soc); Chemistry Honor Frat.; Order Eastern
Star (Past Matron) ; P.E.O. Sisterhood (Past
Pres.); D.A.R.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Music, drama, and reading.
Bus. Address: Sacramento Junior Coll., Free-
port Blvd., Sacramento, Calif.
Home Address: 912 - 46th St., Sacramento,
Calif.

COOLIDGE. Coit. A.B., B.S., M.A.
City Librarian, Richmond Public Library.
Born: Fall River Mills (Calif.), April 27,
1906; s. of Harriet H. (Brown) and Her-
bert Coolidge.

Edtccation: Stanford Univ.; Columbia, Sch.
of Lib. Serv.; Univ. of Calif., Sch. of Li-
brarianship.



Degrees: A.B., Stanford U., 1928; B.S., Col-
umbia, Sch. of Libr. Service, 1929; M.A..
U. of Calif., Sch. of Librarianship, 1934.
Married: Nancy Caroline, d. of Frank F.
Palmer, in Upland (Calif.), Sept. 1, 1931;
ch. : David Allen, and John Herbert.
Prof. Record: Asst. Librn., Univ. Club (New
York City), 1929, 1931; Librn., Chaffey Jr.
Coll., Ontario (Calif.), 1931-33; Jr. Librn.,
Oakland Free Library (Oakland), 1934-37;
Librn., Hayword (Calif.), 1937-39; City
Librn., Richmond (Calif.), 1940—.
Directorships: Dir., West. Div. Berkeley Con-
tra Costa Council, Boy Scouts of Amer.
Memberships: Calif. Libr. Assn., Amer. Libr.
Assn.; Rotary Club (Richmond).
Religion: Prebsyterian.
Politics : Republican.
Recreations: Reading and gardening.
Bus. Address: Richmond Public Library, 4th
and Nevin Sts., Richmond, Calif.
Home Address: 1814 Gaynor St., Richmond,
Calif.

COOLIDGE. Mary E. B. Roberts, Ph.B.,

M.S., Ph.D., Litt.D.
Professor of Sociology Emeritus.
Born: Kingsbury (Ind.), Oct. 28, 1860; d.
of Margaret J. (Marr) and Isaac Phillips
Robers, M.S. (Dean, Coll. of Agr., Cornell
Univ.).

Education: Governesses and Tutors; Cornell
Univ.; Stanford Univ.; Mills Coll.
Degrees: Ph.B., M.S., Cornell U., 1880;
Ph.D., Stanford U., 1896; Litt.D., Mills
Coll., 1927.

Married: Dane Coolidge (Stanford 1898). July
30, 1906 (dec. Aug., 1940).
Prof. Record: Instr. in History and Econom-
ics, Wellesley Coll., 1886-90; N. Y. Sch. of
Philanthropy, 1898; Asst. and Asso. Prof, of
Sociology, Stanford U., 1896-1903; Reviser,
Warner's Amer. Charities (Crowell, 1908-18);
Head Worker, San Francisco Settlement; Re-
search Asst., Carnegie Inst., 1904-08; Prof,
of Sociology, Mills Coll., 1918-27.
Directorships: Pres., Calif. Civic League of
Women Voters, 1915-17; Mem., Bd. of Trus-
tees, Pacific Colony for the Feebleminded,
1917-20; Mem., Calif. State Bd. of Edn.,
1928-32; Pres., Calif. Writers' Club, 1933-35.
Publications: Almshouse Women; Statistics
of College and Non-College Women In Pub-
lications of American Statistical Assn.; Chi-
nese Immigration (1909) ; The Residuum of
Relief, A Study of the Aged and Infirm in
8. F. (Sage Foundation), 1913; The Rain-
makers — Indians of Arizona and New Mexi-
co, 1929; The Navajo Indians (Jointly with
Dane Cooledge), 1930; The Last of the Seris
(jointly with Dane Coolidge), 1939.
Memberships: Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority;
Univ. Women.

Religion: Liberal Protestant.
Politics: Progressive Republican.
Recreations: Music and travel.
Home Address: Dwight Way End, East,
Berkeley, Calif.

COONS, Professor Arthur Gardiner,

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

Professor of Economics, Graduate Sch., Clare-
mont Colleges.
Born: Anaheim (Calif.), June 13, 1900; s.



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of Mary Ella (Gardiner) and Richard La-
Salle Coons.

Education: Public schools (Los AnRolos and
Anaheim, Calif.); Kullerton Junior Coll.; Oc-
cidental Coll.; Univ. of Calif.; Stanford
Univ.; Univ. of Pa.

Degrees: A.B., Occidental Coll., 1920; M.A.,
1922, Ph.D., 1927, U. of Pa.
Married: Mary Edna Upton d. of Margaret
(Johnson) and George J. Palmer, Los An-
geles (Calif.), Feb. 9, 1927; eh.: Arthur G.
Jr.

Prof. Record: Instr. In Economics, U. of Pa.,
1920-22; Teacher, Anaheim High Sch. (Calif.),
1922-23; Teacher, Fuilerton (Calif.) High
Sch., 1923-24; Asso., later Instr., later Asst.
Prof, of Economics, U. of Calif., Los An-
gele,, 1924-25, 1926-27; Harrison Scholar, U.
of Pa., 1925-26; Asst. Prof, of Economics and
Exec. Secy., later Asso. Prof., then Prof, of
Economics and Dean of Men, Occidental Coll.,
1927-38; Visiting Prof, and Reesarch Fellow,
Calif. Coll. In China (Peking). 1933-34; Prof,
of Economics, Grad. Sch., Claremont Colleges,
1938 — •. Research Asso., J. R. Haynes Foun-
dation, 1939-42; Consultant, Nat. Resources
Planning Bd., 1940-41; Editor, 1931-36, Pres.,
1936-38, 39-40, Pacific Southwest Acad, of
Political and Social Science; Editor, 1938-39,
Pres., 1940, Pacific Coast Economics Assn.;
Mem., Social Science Research Conf., Paci-
fic Coast, 1939 — . Dir., Pan Amer. Invest-
ment Fund, Inc., 1940.

Publications: The Foreign Public Debt of
China (U. of Pa. Press), 1930; Economic
Reconstruction in China (Peking), 1934;
Journal articles and professional writing too
numerous to mention.
Army Record: S.A.T.C, Private, 1918.
Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Gamma
Delta, Tau Kappa Alpha, Pi Gamma Mu;
Masons; Town Hall of Los Angeles; Amer.
Economic Assn. ; Amer. Academy of PoL
Social Science; Western Govtl. Research
Assn.; Univ. Club of Claremont.
Religion: CongregationaL
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Golf, swimming.
Bus. Address: Harper Hall, Claremont, Calif.
Home Address: 586 W. Eleventh St., Clare-
mont, Calif.

Other Address: 225 Via Koron, Lido Isle,
Newport Beach, Calif.

COOPER. Charles Edward

Oil Producer (retired). Thoroughbred Horse
Breeder.

Born: Charleston (W. Va.); s. of Matilda
S. (Mann) and Jacob A. Cooper.
Education: Holton (Kan.).
Married: Amy Louise, d. of Wm. Koontz,
Los Angeles (Calif.), Dec. 5, 1929.
Bus. Record: Pub. and Engraving, San Fran-
cisco, 1900-02; real estate and bldg., L. A.,
1902-18; Oil Producer, 1918-23; Drilled Dis-
covery Well, Breckenbridge (Texas) ; the
building of Wilshire Blvd., L. A., 1923-26;
retierd, 1926-30; Breeder of Thoroughbred
Horses and estab. of Rancho San Luis Rey
as a hobby, 1930-40.

Directorsihps: Dir. of Calif. Breeders Assn.;
Mem., Calif. Horse Racing Commn.
Memberships: Country Club (Los Angeles),
Los Angeles Athletic Club (life).
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.



Recreations: Horse racing, golf, Bwlmmlng.
Bus. and Home Addreaa: Rancho San Luis
Roy, Boiisull, Calif.

COOPER. Charles Martin

Vice President and General Manager, W. E.
Cooper Lumber Company.
Born: Merrlmac (Wis.), July 6, 1896; s. of
LInnle (Utter) and Wm. Edward Cooper.

Education: Alhambra (Calif.) High Sch. and
Bus. Coll.

Married: Henriette, d. of Frankllna (Gray)
and Francis G. Yates (dec), .South Pasa-
dena (Calif.), Oct. 2, 1926; ch.: James Wil-
liams, William Gerritt.

Bus. Record: Co-Owner and Mgr., W. E.
Cooper Lumber Co., associated with father,
W. E. Cooper, in this business in L. A.,
since 1922.

Directorships: Vice-Pres. and Gen. Mgr.,
W. E. Cooper Lumber Co.; Dir. of Mer-
chants and Mfgrs. Assn.; Mem., So. Califor-
nians. Inc.

Mernberships: Kiwanis, Jonathan, Del Mar,

and Los Serranos Country clubs.

Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Horseback riding, boating.

Bus. Address: 4600 W. Pico Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 733 Malcolm Ave., Westwood,
Calif.

COOPER. Professor Charles William,

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

Professor of English and Director of Poet
Theatre.

Born: Edgewood Park (Pa.), Jan. 12, 1904;
s. of Virginia (Schmid) and C. Lincoln Coop-
er.

Education: Public schools in Calif.; Downey
High Sch. ('21); Whittier Coll.; Univ. of
Calif., Los Angeles; Univ. of Calif., Ber-
keley.

Degrees: A.B., Sept., 1925, U. of Calif., Los
Angeles (highest honors) ; M.A., Dec, 1926,
Ph.D., May, 1931, U. of Calif.. Berkeley.
Married: Edris d. of Katie (Corkan) and
Edmund J. Burgess, Los Angeles (Calif.),
June 30, 1928; ch.: Charles William, Jr.
Prof. Record: Teaching Fellow, U. of Calif.,
1925-27; Instr. in English, San Bernardino
Valley Junior Coll., 1927-29; Chmn. of Dept.,
1930-33, Asso., Prof, of English, Whittier
Coll., 1933-36; Asso. Prof, of English, Fres-
no State Coll., 1936-38; Prof, of Eng. and
Dir., of Poet Theatre, Whittier Coll., 1938—;
Chmn. Fine Arts Com., 1940 — ; Co-Founder
of Pastorale Players (San Bernardino Com-
munity Players), 1931; Co-Dir., Fifth Inter-
nat. Festival (Fresno, Calif.), 1937.
Publications: Main Currents of English Lit-
erature, revised edition (with Percy H. Hous-
ton; F. S. Crofts), 1934; The Term Paper, A
Manual and Model (with E. J. Robins; Stan-
ford U. Press), 1934; Poet Theatre Manual
(Whittier College), 1940. Plays: The Mystic
Touch (Los Angeles), 1929; No More Yester-
days (Pasadena), 1935; Venus in the House
(Fresno), 1938. Compositions: Reminiscent
Theme; Composition in A Minor; Pastoral In-
termezzo (for string quartet) ; Symphony in
One Sharp.

Memberships: Franklin Society; Phi Beta



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Kappa; Anier. Educational Theatre Assn.

Religion: Society of Friends (Qualter).

Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Whittier Coll., Whittier, Calif.

Home Address: 615 Terrace Place, Whittier,

Calif.

COOPER. Finis Gaston. A.B., M.D.,
M.S.inSurg., F.A.C.S.
Surgeon.

Born: Gastonburg (Ala.), May 9, 1897; S.
of Margaret (Gaston) and A. C. Cooper.
Education: Maryville Coll. (Tenn.); Univ. of
Chicago (111.); Univ. of Minnesota.
Degrees: A.B., Maryville Coll., 1918; M.D.,
U. of Chicago, 1925; M.S. in Surgery, U.
of Minn., 1930.

Married: Ethel, d. of Robert Burchtield,
San Francisco (Calif.), July, 1925; ch.: Mar-
garet Ann, Nancy Lee, and Robert Gaston.
Prof. Record: Instr. in Surgery, U. of So.
Calif. Sch. of Med.; Attending Staff, L.A.
Co. Hosp.; Staff Mem. of Mission Hosp.,
Suburban Hosp., Bell Mission Hosp.
Navy Record: Served in Med. Corps of U. S.
N. during World War I.
Memberships: Phi Chi; Kiwanis.
Religion: Protestant.

Recreations: Hunting, fishing, and travel.
Bus. Address: 3033 E. Florence Ave., Hunt-
ington Park, Calif.

Home Address: 7028 Arbutus St., Hunting-
ton Park, Calif.

COOPER. James E.

Civic Leader.

Born: Knoxville (Neb.), Feb. 22, 1888; s.
of Emma A. (Sarchett) and Wm. N. Cooper.
Education: Grammar sch. only. Lynch (Neb.).
Married: Grace E., d. of Arron S. Eby,
Stuart (Neb.), March 28, 1909; ch.: James
Robert.

Bus. Record: Traveling salesman, Internat.
Harvesler Co., Omaha, 1909-11; Calgary, Al-
berta (Can.), 1912-13; dealer at Bassano for
I.H.C. and Ford Motor, 1914; drove Vice-
Pres., Canadian Pacific to dedication of Ir-
rigation Project on Bow River at Bassano,
July 1914; Ford Dealer, Escalon (Calif.) to
end of 1923 and at Menlo Park, 1924-26; In-
surance; Real Estate Broker, 1938—; Mayor
of Menlo Park, 1934-40.

Directorships: Vice-Pres., Peninsula Div. State
Leage of Calif. Municipalities; Councilman,
Park Commnr, Menlo Park.
Publications: Used Car Merchandising Ar-
ticle, Motor, July, 1930; Auto Ins. Selling,
Isurance Review, April, 1940.
Memberships: Menlo Players Guild (Bus.
Mgr.); P. A. Elks.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Dancing, swimming, fishing,
hunting and baseball.

Biis. and Home Address: 1322 Hoover, Men-
lo Park, Calif.

COOPER, Professor Lawson Pendleton,

A.B., M.A.

Associate Professor of Humanities, Riverside

Junior Coll.

Born: Bryn Athyn (Pa.), Oct. 21, 1904; s.

of Augusta (Pendleton), d. of the late Bishop



Wm. F. Pendleton, and Dr. Goo. M. Cooper
(dec, 1910), step-son of the late Prof. Reg-
inald W. Brown.

Education: Bryn Athyn Acad. (Pa.); Pomo-
na Coll.; Claremont Colleges in Calif.
Degrees: A.B., Pomona, 1928; M.A., Clare-
mont, 1932.

Married: Helen, d. of George M. Williams,
Los Angeles, 1928; ch. Judith and William.
Prof. Record: At college, edited the literary
mag., wrote and produced a musical drama,
and then went into newspaper work upon
graduation. When H. Jerry Voorhis, now
Congressman, founded the Voorhis Sch. In
San Dimas (Calif.), was asked to become a
Master there; while at the Voorhis Sch.,
began to lecture on literature and art at La
Verne Coll. and the Claremont Colleges sum-
mer session; when the original Voorhis Sch.
closed, went to Riverside, where the His-
tory of Art and Philosophy have been the
main interest; one of the first to appreciate
the importance of the rising school of Calif,
water-color painters, and organized "The
California Group." composed of twelve of
the vounger artists, all of whom are now
leaders in their fields, exhibited and lectured
on the work of these men in principal mu-
seums in 1937.

Publicntions: One of four coll. age poets rep-
resented in Poems by the Four of Us (Law-
son Roberts), 1928; The Lost Ones and
Other Poems (privately printed), 1935; Re-
vised and edited Joseph Pi.ioan's Outline of
History of Art, for the Univ. of Knowledge,
1938; many mag articles on art.
Army Record: Formerly a Reserve Officer In
the 364th Infantry.

Memberships: Phi Delta Kappa (hon. edn.
frat.)

Religion: Swedenborgian.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Travel.

Bus. Address: Riverside Junior Coll., River-
side, Calif.
Home Address: 4442 Merrill, Riverside, Calif.

COOPER, Roy

Concert Pianist.

Born: s. of Ruth (Underwood) and Wm. M.
Cooper.

Education: Vernon Spencer (piano, theory
and composition), Hollywood; Samuel Ball
(piano), Hollywood; Elbert Chadwick (pi-
ano) Greeley "(Colo.).

Prof. Record: Concert pianist; tours in U.
S., 1939, 1940; concerts in various cities.
Religion: Christian Science.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Swimming.

Home Address: 2267 El Contento Dr., Holly-
wood, Calif.

COPELAND, Herbert Faulkner. A.B.,
M.S., Ph.D.

Instructor in Botany, Sacramento Jr. Coll.
Born: Chicago (III.), May 21, 1902; s. of
Ethel (Faulkner) and E. B. Copeland.
Education: Univ. of Wis.; Univ. of Calif.;
Stanford Univ.

Degrees: A.B., U. of Wis., 1922; M.S., U.
of Calif., 1925; Ph.D., Stanford U., 1931.
Married: Laura Douglas of Menomonie (Wis.).



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Prof. Record: Employed by Sacramento City
Sch. Dcpt. since 192ri; on leave, lOTO, as
University Fellow, Stanford U., and 1932,
as Asso. Curator of the Ilertiarium, U. of
Calif.

PubUcatinnn : About 20 technical papers,
chiefly on plants of Calif.
Memberships: Amer. Assn. for Advancement
of Science; Botanical Soc. of Amer., Calif.
Botanical Soc; Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa
Phi. Sigma Xi.

Bus. Address: Sacramento Junior Coll., Sac-
ramento, Calif.

Home Address: 2925 - 27th St., Sacramento,
Calif.

CORBETT, Colonel Laurence Jay.

U.'^.Army Engr. Res., B.S., F.A.A.A.S.
Consulting Electrical Engineer, Writer.
Born: Saratoga (Calif), May 19, 1877; s. of
Margaret Anne (Johnstone) and John Jay
Corbett.

Education: Idaho and Calif. Universities;
Post-Grad. work at Union Coll., Schenectady
(N.Y.).

Degrees: B.S. (in E.E.), U. of Calif., 1902.
Married: Laura Gertrude, d. of Mary Jane
(Toombs) and James Lemuel Arthur, San
Francisco (Calif.), June 12, 1906; ch.: Jane
(Mrs. John S. Berry), Dr. Arthur Jay (Ortho.
Dent.), and John Laurence.
Prof. Record: General Electric Co., Test
Dept., Schnectady (N.Y.), 1902-03; misc.
electrical drafting and railway surveys,
Pac. Coast, 1903-06; Consulting Electric,
Hydraulic and Irrigation, Spokane (Wash.),
1906-11; Head of Electrical Eng. Dept., U.
of Idaho, 1911-18; Asso. Prof., Mechanical
Engr., U. of Calif, (ad. int.), 1920; public
utility work, Pac. Gas & Elec. Co., chiefly
in hydro-electric and transmission engr., in-
cluding station layout (high voltage), long-
span transmission crossings, studies on misc.
features, trans, standards inductive coodi-
nation of povver and communication lines,
1920-35; Cons. Electrical Engr. and Writer,
1935—.

Publications: Inductive Codrdi7iation of Elec-
tric Power and Communication Circuits;
many articles and papers in technical press
and before engr. meetings.
Army Service: In office of Chief of Engr.,
U.S. Army Washington (D.C.), June, 1918-
May, 1919, in reserve since 1919, since 1931
holding commission as Colonel, Engr. -Res., in
command of 385th Engr. (Gen. Ser.) Regi-
ment.

Memberships: 32° Mason; Fellow, Amer. As-
soc, for Advancement of Science; Amer.
Inst, of Electrical Engrs.; Soc. of Amer.
Military Engrs. (past pres., San Francisco
Post); Reserve Officers Assn. (Pres., East
Bay Cniapter, 1941).
Religion: Liberal Protestant.
Politics: Independent.

Recreations: Auto travel, hiking, mountains,
and writing.

Home Address: 1010 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley,
Calif.

CORMACE, Professor Joesph Marshall,

A.B., LL.B., J.S.D.

Professor of Law, Univ. of So. Calif.

Born: Ctiicago (111.), Aug. 8, 1893; s. of

Jennie H. (Marshall) and Rev. Joseph Meek

Cormack.



Education: Belolt Coll. Academy; Northwest-
ern Univ.; Yale Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Northwestern U., 1913; LL.B.,
1915, J.S.D., 1928, Yale.

Prof. Record: Practiced law. New York,
1916-17, Texas, 1919-24. Professor of Law,
Emory U., 1924-28, Ohio State U., 1928-29,
U. of So. Calif. 1929—.

Publications: Articles In Southern California
Law Review, California Law Review, Illi-
nois Law Review, Yale Law Journal, Vir-
ginia Law Review, and American Bar Asso-
ciation Journal.

Army Record: Field Artillery and Air Serv-
ice, 1917-18; 2nd Lt., Air Service, 1918-19;
now Lt. Col., Judge Advocate General's
Dept., Reserve.

Memberships: Masons; Delta Theta Phi, Phi
Phi Beta Kappa, Order of the Coif; Black-
stonians; Schoolmasters Post, Amer. Legion.
Religion: Methodist.

Bus. Address: Univ. of Southern California,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 3730 Northland Dr., Los
Angeles, Calif.

CORNELL. Ralph D.. A.B., M.L.A.,
F.A.S.L.A.

Landscape Architect and City Planner.
Born: Holdrege (Neb.), Jan. 11, 1890; s. of
Maud Augusta (Phillips) and Dalton T.
Cornell.

Education: Holdrege High School; Pomona
Coll. (Claremont, Calif.); Harvard Univ.
School of Landscape Architecture (3 years
graduate work).

Degrees: A.B., 1914 (Phi Beta Kappa), Po-
mona Coll.; M.L.A., 1917, Harvard U.
Married: Ruth, d. of Etta V. and L. H. Dyar,
Los Angeles (Calif.), 1928; ch. : Roslta Dee.
Prof. Record: Professional practice of Land-
scape Arcihtecture in Los Angeles, since July
1, 1919; Ralph D. Cornell and Theodore
Payne, 1919-24; Cook, Hall & Cornell, 1924-
33; in business under own name, 1933 — ;
work has includeded city planning, subdivi-
sion design, park design, housing projects,
designing of institutional grounds, schools
and universities; reports, consultations. Has
done work for Los Angeles, Pasadena, Bev-
erly Hills, Long Beach, El Segundo, Redondo
Beach, Upland, Anaheim and other cities.
Has been Landscape Architect to Pomona
Coll. for 21 consecutive yrs.; U.C.L.A.,
1937—; Univ. of Hawaii, about 14 yrs.; was
Trustee of the American Soc. of Landscape
Architects for six yrs.; Pres., Southern Calif.
Chapter, A.S.L.A., four yrs.
Directorships: Dir., Calif. Garden CHubs, Inc.;
So. Calif. Chapter, A.S.L.A.
Army Record: Enlisted March, 1918; served
with 9lst Div. in France and Belgium in San
Mihiel offensive, Meuse-Argonne and Lys-
Scheldt. Discharged at Camp Lewis in May,
1919.

Awards: Divisional medals for San Mihiel of-
fensive, Meuse.Argonne and Lys-Scheldt.
F.A.S.L.A.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Photography, desert and moun-
tain trips, gardening, stamps.
Bus. Address: 3723 Wilshire Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 1919 Taft Ave., Hollywood,
Calif.



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WHO'S WHO IN CALIFORNIA



CORNELL, (Mrs.) Ruth Reed

Editor of East Los Angeles Tribune.

Born: Portland (Ore.). March 28, 1913; d.
of Rovvena Estelle (Dunham) and Merrill
Alonzo Reed.

Education: Long Beach Jr. Coll.; Univ. of
So. Calif.

Married: John, s. of Fred Cornell, Church of
Our Saviour, San Gabriel (Calif.), May 26,
1938.

Prof. Record: Reporter, Advertising Sales,
East Los Angeles Tribune, from June. 1933
to June, 1935: Dir. of Alhambra Post- Advo-
cate Home Management Inst., from June,
1935 to Feb., 1938; conducted Woman's
Program over Radio Station KVOE (Santa
Ana), from Feb.. 1938 to Oct., 19.38; han-
dled Nat. Advertising Sales for Rob Wag-
ner's Script magazine (Beverly Hills), from
Feb., 1939 to July, 1940; became Editor of
East L. A. Tribune in Aug., 1940.
Publications: Woman's page and special ar-
ticles for newspapers mentioned; special ar-
ticle appeared in L. A. Times, Home and Gar-



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