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D. Woodward, nnd Alva A. Danlells. (2)
Harriet De May. d. of CJcb. Ilardv, In Denver
(Colo.). 1<)()4; ch.: Julia A. Koolc.
nun. Kcrord: Worked In mines at Loadvllle
(Colo), from issri to 1H!)(), at which time
ho be^an leasing ; elected County Assessor of
Lake Co. (Colo.), on Republican ticket, serv-
ing two yrs., and in the spring V)f IHSKi was
chosen Chief of Police of lA"adville; In the
fall of 1897, elected Sheriff, and re-elected
for a second term; came to Calif, in IDO.'i,
and located at Lindsay (Tulare Co.), as an
orange grower; 190C>. was elected Trustee of
Lindsay schools and servcti 12 yrs.; 1910,
Pres., Lindsay Savings Bank and served until
1937; Pres., Irrigation Districts Assns. of
Calif.. 1937-39.

Directorships: Chmn., Advisory Bd., Bank of
Amer. (Lindsay Branch); Pres., Lindsay-
Strathmore Irrig. Dist. ; Dir. and Secy., Lind-
say Merc. Co.; Dir., Lindsay Co-Operative
Clturs Assn.

Memberships: B.P.O.E.; W.O.W.
Religion: Methodist leanings.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf.
Home Address: Bo.x 395, Lindsay, Calif.

DANIELS, Professor Bess. Mus.B.
Assistant Professor of Music, Ithaca College.
Born: Duarte (Calif.), d. of Helen Elizabeth
(Shrode) and Seth Franklin Daniels.
Education: P\)mona Coll.; studied piano with
Thilo Becker and Abby de Avirett (Los An-
geles) and Moritz Moszkowsky (Paris).
Degrees: Mus.B., Pomona Coll., 1911.
Prof. Record: Mem., Edn. Dept., RCA Mfg.
Co., 1921-22 and 1934-36; Pac. Coast Repre-
sentative, Music Dept. of Oxford U. Press,
1929-30, Ginn and Co., (Boston), 1936-38.
Publications: World of Music — Piano Course
(Ginn & Co.); Notebook for the Student of
Music Appreciation (G. Schirmer).
Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa, Mu Phi Ep-

Religion: No affiliation — Unitarian in belief.
Recreations: Bridge, swimming, hiking.
Bus. Address: Ithaca College, N. Y.
Home Address: Cayuga Apts., Ithaca, N. Y.

DANIELS. Burdette Julian. LL.B.

Deputy Attorney General, State of California.

Born: LaGrange (111.), April 7, 1902; s. bf

Kate J. (Abernathey) and Rev. Geo. M.


Education: Occidental Coll.; Univ. of So.


Degrees: LL.B., Univ. of So. Calif., 1932.

Married: Marion L., d. of Edith and Arthur

L. Walton, Los Angeles, May 29, 1927; ch.:

Marilyn A. and Virginia M.

Prof. Record: Private practice of law with

Earle M. Daniels, Holbrook & Tarr, Schell &

Delamar from 1933 to 1937; Deputy Dist.

Atty. of L. A. Co., 1937; Deputy Atty. (3en.,


Memberships: Kappa Sigma, Delta Theta Phi;

Elks (Lbdge No. 99, L. A.)

Religion: Episcopal.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Tennis, hunting, and fishing.

Bus. Address: State Bldg., Los Angeles, Calif.

H07ne Address: 3541 Downing Ave., Glendale,


DANIELS, Professor Troy Cook. B.S.,

I'rofessor of Phiirmaccullcal Chemistry, and
A.sslstant Dean. Coll. of Pharmacy. Medi-
cal Center Campu.s, Univ. bf Calif.

Born: Worth (Mo.). Aug. 27, 1899; s. of
Carrie J. (Long) and Alfred B. Daniels.

Education: Public sch.s., Torrington (Wyo.);
Univ. of Mich.; Univ. of Ind.

Degrees: B.S. (Pharm.), U. of Mich., 1923;
Ph.D. (Chemistry), Ind. U., 1929.

Married: Elizabeth Chittenden, d. of Mar-
garet (Todd) and Frank Holland, Bloom-
Ington (Ind.), July 29, 1929; ch.; Margaret
Jean and Troy Edward.

Prof. Record: Instr., State Coll. of Wash-
ington, 1923-25; Asst. Prof., 1925-27, Asst.
Prof., Pharmaceutical Chemistry, U. of Cal-
if., 1929-1933; Professor of Pharmaceutical
Chemistry, 19.3.3— and Asst. Dean, 1937-.

Publications: Numerous publications on chem-
istry and education.

Memberships: Hon. Organizations: Phi Lamb-
da Upsilon, Rho Chi, and Sigma Xi.

Religion: Presbyterian.

Recreations: Golf, fishing.

Bus. Address: San Francisco, Calif.

Home Address: 1456 Vancouver Ave., Bur-
lingame, Calif.

DANN. Frode Nielsen

Artist, Restorer

Born: Jelstrup (Havbro, Denmark), Sept. 10,

Education : The Royal Academy and Univ. of
Copenhagen (Denmark).

Prof. Record: Worked for the National Mu-
.seum of Copenhagen as Asst. Restorer for a
period of ten years; came to United States in
1926; became naturalized citizen of this coun-
try in 1934.

Memberships: Member of California Water
Color Society.

Recreations: Chess.

Bus. and Home. Address: 102 So. Caron-
delet St., Los Angeles. Calif.

DARLING. Esther Birdsall


Born: Marietta (Ohio); d. of Esther (Strat-

ton) and Frederick Birdsall.

Education: Sacramento public schs. ; Mills

Married: Charles Edward Darling (dec).

Directorships: Dir.. The Birdsall Olive Co.,
Auburn (Placer Co., Calif.).

Ptiblications: Baldy of Nome; Boris, Grand-
son of Baldy; Navarre of the North; Luck of
the Trail; The Break-Up; Up in Alaska
(verse) ; short stories and articles.
Me7nberships : Calif. Writers' Club; P.E.N. ;
Berkeley Women's City Club; Alaska- Yukon
Sourdough Assn.

Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 2412 Durant Ave., Berkeley,

Other Address: Aeolia Heights, Auburn, Calif.



DARSIE, Darsie L(lOYd)

Sports Columnist.

Born: Buffalo (N. Y.), June 6, 1896; s. of
Cora Belle (Marvin) and Stephen Lloyd Dar-

Education: Pomona Coll.
Married: Ruth, d. of Mary (Eddy) and John
E. Utt, Claremont (Calif.), 1918; ch.: Mar-
garet Joan and Helen Elizabeth.
Prof Record: CV)lumnist with Los Angeles
Exayninrr. 1919-24; Advertising Mgr. of Del
Monte Properties Co., 1924-27; Columnist
with Herald & Express, 1930—.
Publications: History of Golf in Southern
California, 1925.

Navy Record: U.S. Navy and Naval Reserve,
1917-20, Commd. Ensign.

Memberships: Kappa Delta Frat. (Pomona
Coll.); Lakeside Golf and Palos Verdes Golf

Religion: Christian Church.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf, tennis, swimming, photo-

Bus. Address: Herald & Express, Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 1029 HlUcroft Rd., Glendale,

DART, Robert Henry A.

Fruit Shipper, Western Mgr. of Simons &
French Co., Inc., of New York City, also
Calif. Mgr. of Simons & Co., Ltd., Glasgow,
London and Liverpool.

Born: Milan (111.), Mar. 22, 1882; s. of Mary
Elizabeth (Potter) and Roswell Peek Brad-
dock Dart.

Education: Private schools of the Society of
Jesuits and private tutors (Pr'ofessor and
Mrs. Clifford).

Married: Frances Iris, d. of Frances Wolf-
skill Taylor, Reno (Nev.), Jan. 9, 1936.
Bus. Record: Thirty yrs. in carlot fruit ana
vegetable shipping bus.; past sixteen yrs.,
from Dec, 1924 in present position.
Religion: Episcopalian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Farming.

Bus. Address: Calif. Fruit Bldg., Fourth and
Jay Sts., Sacramento, Calif., P. O. Box
Address, 868, Sacramento, Calif.
Home Address: 1332 44th St., Sacramento,

DARVAS, Professor Franz. B.S., Mus.M.,

Asso. Prof, in Foreign Languages and Music.
Immaculate Heart Coll.

Born: Vienna (Austria), Mar. 14, 1889; s. of
Julie (Winter) and Aladar Darvas.
Education: DeWitt Clinton High Sch. (New
York City); Coll. of the City of New York,
1904-09; Columbia Univ., 1912-13; Univ. of
So. Calif.

Musical: Pupil in composition of Percy Goet-
schius, 1906-12, in piano of Rafael Joseffy,
1906-11; post-grad, work under Paul Vldal
and Vincent D'Indy, Paris, 1919.
Degrees: B.S., Coll. of the City of New
YVjrk, 1909; Mus.M., Immaculate Heart

Coll., 1935; M.A., U. of So. Calif., 1941.
Married: Margaret Saunders, d. of Olive
(Saunders) and Harry L. Cook, in Los An-
geles (Calif.), July 11, 1931; ch.: Frances
Louise and John William.

Prof Record: Instr. of Piano, Inst, of Mu-
sical Art (New York) 1911-15; Head of Piano
Dept., Ariz. Sch. Of Music, Phoenix, 1915-25,
Orange Co. Sch. bf Fine Arts, Anaheim
(Calif.), 1927-37; Asso. Prof, of Foreign
Languages and Music, Immaculate Heart
Coll., Los Angeles, sincO 1928.
Army Service: A.E.F., June, 1918-July, 1919;
Sorbonne Detachment, Feb. to July, 1919.
Memberships: Alliance Francaise; Pi Delta

Religion: Liberal Catholic.
Politics: Democrat:
Recreations: Walking.

Bus. Address: Immaculate Heart Coll., 2021
No. Western Ave., Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 5662 FernwoOd Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

DAS, Frieda Hauswirth (see HAUS-
WIRTH, Frieda, A.B.)

DASHIELL, Professor Douglas. A.B.,


Assistant Prof, at Stockton Junior College.
Born: Austin (Texas), July 14, 1905; s. of
Bessie (Rector) and L. T. Dashiell.
Education: Public schs. of Austin (Texas);
Southwestern Univ. ; Univ. of So. Calif.
Degrees: A.B., Southwestern U., 1928; M.A.,
U. of So. Calif., 1933.

Prof. Record: Vice-Prin. Of Las Vegas High
Sch. (Nev.), 1931-1936, during this period
he directed forensic activities of the high sch.,
resulting in four state championships in de-
bate, one in oratory, two in extemporary
speaking, one in dramatic interpretation; also
during this period directed athletic activities
of the high school, resulting in four state
championships in football, one in track.
Head Football Coach and Asst. Prof, of
Speech at the U. of Nev., 1936-39; Head
Football Coach and Asst. Prof., Stockton Jr.
Ooll , 1939. Pres., Far Westren Intercoll.
Athletic Conf., 1937. Took a trip around
the world in 1934.

Memberships: Masonic Order; Rotary Club.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Golf, tennis, travel.
Bus. Address: Stockton Junior Coll., Stock-
ton, Calif.

Hovie Address: 16 E. Adams St., Stockton,

DAUGHERTY, Professor Robert Long.

A.B., M.E.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Calif.
Inst, of Tech.

Born: Indianapolis (Ind.), Sept. 14, 1885;
s. of Myrta (Burger) and John H. Daugh-

Education: Pasadena High School; Throop
Polytechnic Inst.; Stanford Univ.
Degrees: A.B., 1909, M.E., 1914, Stanfbrd

Prof. Record: Instr. in Mech. Eng., Stan-
ford U., 1909-10; Asst. Prof, of Hydraulics,
Cornell U., 1910-16; Prof, of Hyd. Engr.,



Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst.. 1916-19; Head of
Mech. KnRr. Dopt,, Calif. Inst, of Tech..
since 1919; Consullant for MotropoUlan Water
Dist. on pumps for Colorado Kivor Acque-
duct, 19;!l-;«;; consultant (br II..S. Uur. of
Reclamation on pumps for Grand Coulee Pro-
ject on the Columbia River, ]9;{S-40; Cons.
En^r. at limes for General Petroleum Corpn..
Riverside Cement Co., Goulds Pumps Inc..
Union Oil Co. and many others.
Publications: Hydraulic Turbines, 1913. 1914,
1920, Centrifugal Pumps. 1915, IlydraulicB,
1916, 1919. 1925, 1937 (all pub. by McGraw-
Hill Book Co.). Section on pumps, compres-
sors, and hydraulic turbines in General En-
gineering Handbook (pub. by McGraw-Hill
Book Co.). 1932 and 1940; also numerous

Memberships: Twilight Club and Gnome Club.

Religio7i : Protestant .

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Camping.

Bus. Address: California Inst, of Technology,
Pasadena. Calif.

Home Address: 373 So. Euclid Ave.. Pasa-
dena, Calif.

d'AURIA, Gemma Abkazoff (Mrs.
Percy Hazen Houston)

P!a>-\vright, Archsologist. Painter.
Born: Nashville (Tenn.); d. of Helen (Rob-
ert) and Capt. Luigi d'Auria; Granddaughter
of General Henry M. Robert, Parliamentar-
ian (author, "Roberts Rules of Order.").
Education: Miss Wheeler's School (Provi-
dence, R. I.): Miss (^rdon's School (Phila-
delphia, Pa.); special studies in Physics at
Univ. of Pa. : Emily Sartain School of De-
sign: Pa. Academy of Fine Arts; Charles
Hawthorne's Cape Cod School of Art; Albert
Newman School of the Dance; special stu-
dies with Raymond Duncan; Menzeli's School
of the Ballet; studied Indian dances with
Chief Newell Lyon.

Married: Percy Hazen Houston, Ph.D.; ch.:
Robert d'Auria; Donald d'Auria; CJemma

Prof. Record: Designed, produced and danc-
ed in the Ballet "Cleopatra", 1917, "In An
Old Garden," 1921, and others; appeared as
Solo Dancer in "The Awakening of the
Soul" (New York), 1913; solo dancer in pag-
eant "Woman" (Baltimore and Wash.), ap-
peared with Thomas Players Stock Co. (B1I-
timore), 1913; personal Asst. to David Banks
Rogers in Paleontology, Santa Barbara Mus.
of Nat. Hist., 1932; Asst. on M. R. Harring-
ton Clear Lake Achaeological E.xpedition,
193S; special study of drama with Barrett
Clark classes. 1918; with DeMil!e scenario
dept., 1926.

Publications : Articles to Voice of India; verse
to magazines and newspapers; (Co- Author),
The Devil was Sick, with N. L. Foster (pro-
duced in N.Y., 1922) ; author, prize-winning
historical play, Resurrection at Sundown
(produced in 1937-38-39) ; pub. in book form.

Memberships: Foothill Poets (Hon. Mem.);
Southwestern Archaeological Fed.
Recreation: Mission restoration work.
Home Address: 2361 AHview Terrace, Hblly-
wood, Calif.

DAVENPORT, Lieut. Commdr, Allen
George, U.S.N.R.
Oil and Real Estate Investments.

Born: Irwlndale (Calif.); s. of Viva (Lunn)
and Harrison Harvey Davenport.
Education: Univ. bf So. Calif.
Degrees: A.B., 1917, J.D., 1921, U.S.C. Law
School .

Prof. Record: Admitted to Calif. Bar, 1922.
Navy: Mem. of U.S.N.R. for twenty-four
yrs. ; Comd. Submarine Chaser and DIv.;
duty In Panama; transport duty; Communi-
cation Officer on Staff of Comdr. Crul.ser
and Transport Force. Recalled tb active duty
Apr. 1941. Assigned to office of Chief of
Operations, U.S. Navy, Washington. DC.
Awards: Victory Medal; Expert Rifle Shot
(Navy Medal); E.xpert Pistol Shot (Navy
Medal). Faithful Service Medal (Naval Re-
serve) .

Memberships: The Bachelors Club of Los An-
geles; The Calif. Club of L.A.; Naval Re-
serve Officers' Assn. of L.A. (Pres.); Ma-
sonic Lodge. Scottish Rite, Al Malaikah
Shrine; Chi Phi Frat., Phi Alpha Delta (Legal

Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Tennis, golf.
Bus. Address: Wm. Fox Bldg., 608 So. Hill
St., Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1236-A. So. Brand Blvd.,
Glendale. Calif. •

DAVENPORT, Professor William
Henry, A.B., A.M., Ph.D.
Born: Bridgeport (Conn.t, Mar. 26, 1908; s.
of Evelyn Agnes (Hills) and William En-
right Davenport.

Education: Bridgeport High School; Dart-
mouth Coll.; Tufts Coll.; Yale Univ.; Univ.
of Grenoble (France) ; Univ. of Munich ((Ger-
many); Harvard Univ. (summer).
Degrees: A.B.. Dartmouth Coll.. 1929; A.M..
Tufts Coll.. 1931; Ph.D., Yale U.. 1938.
Married: Frances Isobel, d. of Mr. and Mrs.
B. H. Shriner. of York (Pa.), in Los An-
geles. Oct. 21, 1938.

Prof. Record: Teaching Fellow in English.
Tufts Coll.. 1929-31; Instr. in English. Car-
negie Inst, of Tech., 1931-35; Instr. in Eng-
lish, Smith Coll.. 1938; Asst. Prof, of Eng-
lish. U.S.C, 1938—.

Publications: True Ballad of the Galloping
Hearse (Achetype Press. Berkeley), 1935;
various articles for Notes and Queries (Lon-
don), on the Romantic Period in Eng. Lit.
Memberships: Kappa Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa.
Epsilon Phi; Quill; Modern Language Asso..
Philological Asso. of Pacific Coast.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Recreations: Tennis, music, book reviews.
Bus. Address: Univ. of Southern California,
Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 948 Fifth Ave.. Los Angeles.

Other Addresses: 153 Linden Ave., Bridge-
port. Conn. •

DAVID, Annie Louise

Harp Soloist. Teacher, Pianist.
Born: Boston (Mass.). d. of Emily S. (Mor-
gan) and Charles F. Berry.
Education: Boston and New York.

Married: Walter David. New York Citv, Oct.
17. 1909.

Prof. Record: Studied piano with Arthur



Foote, Edward MacDowell and Ileinrich
Gebhardt; plaved in concerts at the age bf
nine studied harp with Heinrich Schuecker
(Boston) and Ada Sassoli (Italy); toured the
U.S., Canada and Europe in concerts; ap-
peared in 170 solo engagements with Sarah
Bernhardt in 1917-18; came to San Francis-
co as Guest Teacher ot harp in 1925-26, for
Master School of Musical Art; on the faculty
or San Francisco Consvr. of Music, 1927-28;
on faculty of Golden Gate Mus. Coll., Allied
Arts since then.

Publications: Two \'t)ls. of Harp Solos (Boston
Music Co.); two vols, of Bach Prelu(!,c.s, Bach
Album, 20 pieces for the harp (G. Schirmer).
Memberships: Pasmbre - David Ensemble
(Chamber Music Organization) under man-
agement of Alice Seckels (San Francisco).

Religion: Christian.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Fine needle-point work; avia-

Home Address: Fairmont Hotel, San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Other Addresses: 32 Colebrook St., Hartford,
Conn, and 49 Deering St., Portland, Me.

DAVID. Major Leon Thomas. U.S. Army
Res., A.B., M.S., J.D.
Lawyer, Lecturer; Assistant City Attorney.
Born: San Francisco (Calif.), Aug. 25, 1901;
s. of Ella Nancy (Thomas) and Leon Kline

Education: Public schools, Alameda, Berkeley
and Vallejo (Calif.); Grad., Leland Stanford
Jr. Univ. ; post-graduate same, and Univ. of
So. Calif.

Degrees: A.B., 1924, J.D., 1926, Stanford U.;
M S. in Public Administration, U. of So.
Calif., 1936.

Married: Henrietta Louise, d. of Julia Caro-
line (Colby) and Otto Wilhelm Mellin, Stan-
ford University, May 22, 1927; ch.: Leon
Colby (Thomas), Carolyn Louise David.
Prof Record: Clerk, Master Boatbuilder,
Mare Island Navy Yard (1918-21) ; City Edi-
tor, Vallejo (Calif.), Times, 1921; newspap-
er corresp. and freelance journalist, 1921-
26; private practice of law, 1926-31, as part-
ner Malcolm and David, Palo Alto (Calif.);
Dep. City Atty., Palo Alto, 1927-31; Asst.
Prof, of Law and Dir. Legal Aid Clinic, Law
Sch. of U. Vjf So. Calif., 1931-34; Consultant,
Municipal Corp. Law, 1928-40; Asst. City
Atty., Los Angeles (Calif.), 1934 to date;
Lecturer, Schs. of Law and Government, U.
of So. Calif.

Directorships: Dir., Los Angeles Legal Aid
Foundation; So. Calif. Acad, of Criminology;
Chmn., Calif. State Bar Com. on Legal
Aid; Nat. Assn. Legal Aid Org., 1932;
League of Calif. Municipalities, 1931; Vice
Pres., Los Angeles Co. Republican Assembly,

Publications: Municipal Liability Tortious
Acts and Omissions, 1936; Tort Liability of
Public Officers, 1939; Adyn. Mun. Tort Lia-
bility in Los Angeles, 1938; and various ar-
ticles and reviews in legal and governmental

Army Record: Holds Commn. as Major, Field
Artillery reserve, U. S. Army.
Memberships: Order of Coif; Phi Kappa Phi,
Pi Sigma Alpha; Blue Key; Scabbard and
Blade; Phi Alpha Delta; F. and A.M.R.A.M.,
Knights Templar and A.A.O.N.M. Shrine; L.

A Kiwanis, Jonathan, Stanford Clubs; N.S.
G.W.; R.O.A. bf U.S.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Riding, golf, and swimming.
Bits. Address: City Hall, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 10592 Kinnard Ave., W. Los
Angeles, Calif.

DAVIDSON. The Reverend George,

A.B., M.A., D.D., LL.D.
Rector, St. John's Episcopal Church.
Born: Halifax (Nova Scotia, Can.), April 28,
1880; s. of Mary Frances (Lynch) and George
Davidson. Naturalized U.S. Citizen, 1901.
Education: Kenyon Coll. and Bexley Theologi-
cal Seminary, Gambior (Ohio).
Degrees: A.B., 1902, M.A., 1904, D.D., 1937,
Kenvon Coll.; D.D., Marietta Coll., 1917;
LL.b., U. of So. Calif., 1938; LL.D., 1938,
Southwest U. (Los Angeles).
Married: Adelaide Marie, d. of John Bindley,
Pittsburgh (Pa.), June 8, 1921; ch.: George

Prof. Record: Formerly Rector, Church Of the
Epiphany, Independence (Kan.), 1904-05;
Rector, St. Luke's Church, Marietta (Ohio),
1905-11; Rector, St. Mark's Episcopal
Church, Cheyenne (Wyo.), 1911-13; Chap-
lain of the House, Wyo. State Legislature,
1913; six times Deputy to the General, Con-
vention of the Protestant Episcopal Church
(1910, 1916, 1928, 1931, 1934, 1940). He
was also twice Grand Chaplain of the Grand
Lodge (Masonic) of State of Calif. (1928,
1931) ; Chaplain and Advisor of Episcopal
Student Activities at U. of So. Calif., also
Mem. of the Faculty, U. of So. Calif., and
special Lecturer. One of the Founders of
the Church Home for Children and Pres. of
the Bd. of Dir. since 1914; and Rector, St.
John's Episcopal Church since April 1, 1913.
Directorships: Pres., Standing Com. of the
Diocese of Los Angeles; Mem., Exec. Council
and Br. of Missions of the Diocese of Los
Angeles; Pres., Henry S. Orme Masonic Bldg.
Assn.; Mem., Advisory Bd., Southwest U.
Publications: Booklet on The Episcopal

Memberships: Athletic (Los Angeles), Univ.
Club bf So. Calif.; Country (Los Angeles),
Beach clubs; Beta Theta Pi fraternity; Pres.,
Kenyon Coll. Alumni Assn. of So. Calif.;
Mem. of all Masonic bodies; (Life Mem.),

Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf, swimming, garden, bridge.
Bus and Home Address: 512 W. Adams
Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif.; Summer Home:
The Dolphins, Pebble Beach, Calif.

DAVIDSON. Gilbert Aubrey

Vice-President, Bank of America N.T. and

Born: Kentville (N.S., Canada), June 21,
1868; s. of Eliza J. (Palmeter and George
Albert Davidsbn.

Education: Kings County Acad. (N.S.)
Married: Rose Harben, of Los Angeles, 1896;
ch.: Gilbert Aubrey.

Prof. Record: With Windsor & Annapolis
Ry (N S.), 1882-86; Paymaster, Cashier, and
Auditor, A.T.&S.F. Ry. Co., 1886-1907; or-
ganized So. Trust and Savings Bank, San



Dlcgo (Calif.), 1907; and Pros, of Bame
and successor, So. Trust and Commt-rce
Hank, until l'J'27; Vice-rros., iJank of Amer.
N.T. and S.A., successor U) So. 'I'riisl and
Commerce Bank; Pres., Panama Calif. In-
ternal. Kxpn.. 1!)15-1G; Mem., IW. ol t'ommrs.,
Century of Progress E.xpn, (Chicago), lii.'i.'i;
State nir., Calif., of War Savings, World
War I; Mem., Slate Council; E.\-
Pres.. San Diego Chamber of Commerce;
E.\-Pres., San Diego City, V.M.C.A.; Chmn.,
Bd. of Dlr., Calif. Pac. Internal. Expn.,

Directorships: Chmn., San Diego Army and
Navy Y.M.C.A.; Army and Navy Internat.
Com., Y.M.C.A.; Chmn., Army and Navy
Com.; San DiegV) Chamber of Com.; Chmn.,
Citizens Civic Center Com. (S.D.); Mom.,
Bd. of First Presbyt. Church; Pres., Fred-
ricka Home for Aged.

Decorations: Officier Legion d'Honneur (Fr.),

Memberships: University, Cuyamaca, and Ro-
tary clubs.

Bus. Address: San Diego, Calif.

Home Address: Hotel del Coronado, Coro-
nado, Calif.

DAVIDSON. Kulius) R(alf)

Architectural Designer.

Born: Berlin (Germany), Feb. 7, 1889, s. of
Emilie (Kaufmann) and David Davidson.
Education: Berlin and London.
Married: Greta, d. of Max WoUstein, Berlin;
ch.: Thomas Ralf.

Bus. Record: Studied and worked In Ger.,
Eng. and France; had his own office in Ber-
lin, 1918, and in Los Angeles since 1924;
taught at Chouinard Art Inst., 1931-32 and
1936-37; since 1939, teaching at the Art
Center Sell.; designed well-known restaurants
and stores in L.A. and Chicago; prominent
residences: Dr. L. M. Maitland, Herbert
Stothart, Dr. Thomas Mann, etc.
Publications: Deutche Kunst and Decoration,
Das Schoene Heim, (both pub. by Alexander
Koch, Darmstadt, Ger.) 1924; Die Neve
Ramnkunst (Julius Hoffmann. Pub., Stutt-
gart, Ger.) 1927; contributions to the follow-
ing: Architectural Record, continously since
1929 (Dodge Corp., Pub., N.Y.); Architect-
ural Forum, cont. since 1933 (Time Inc. Pub.,
N.Y.); Nuestra Arquitectura (Buenos Aires),
1937-39; Hotel Review (London), 1934; Mo-
dern Architecture in America (by Sheldon
Cheney), etc.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Painting and traveling.

Home Address: 1417 Comstock Ave., W. Los
Angeles, Calif.

DAVIDSON, Winifred


Born: North East (Pa.), Feb. 22, 1874; d.
of Catherine Agnes (Quinn) and Russell Hall

Education: North East High Sch. ; St. Bene-
dict's Convent, Erie (Pa.); San Diego State
Coll.; pvt. tutors.

Married: John Davidson (Curator, Junipero
Serra Mus., San Diego), s. of James David-
son, in Medina (N.Y.), Febi 11 1876; ch.:
May (Mrs. Atherton).

Prof. Record: Writer of children's stories,
newspaper articles; taught six yrs. (Latin
and other subjects) ; wrote Point Loma Son-
nets and Other verse published in Scribner's,

etc, ; wrote history of San Diego Included In
the Ilcllbron Collccllon of 19.'!7; wrote Kerlcii
of hisUjric romances pub, in I>os Angeles
Timi-s: present scries Unmnnce o/ Old Han
Diet/o now running in San Diego Sunday
Union; history gathering. Indexing facts,
translating Spanish records, writing hlstl.
articles; San Diego Hlstl. Soc. in 1924.
Directorships: Natl. Pres., Amer. Lit. Assn.,
San Diego Historical Soc.

Publicutions: Where Cali/ornia Began (hist,
of Point Loma).

Memberships: Writers' Club of San Oleeo

Bxis. Address: Junipero Serra Museum, No.
San Diego, Calif.

Home Address: 3228 CarletOn St., Point Loma,

DAVIES. Godfrey. B.A., M.A.

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