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Historian, Member of Research Staff, Hunt-
ington Library.

Born: Cirencester (Eng.), 1892; s. of Kate
(Vokes) and Thomas Davies.
Education: Univ. of Oxford.
Degrees: B.A., 1914, and M.A,, 1917, Oxford.
Married: Margaret Randolph, d. of Louise
(Randolph) and Edwin F. Gay, in Pasa-
dena (Calif.), June 17, 1939.
Prof. Record: Tutor and Lecturer in the
Sch. of Mbdern Hist.. Oxford, 1919-24; Asst
Prof, of Hist., U. of Chicago, 1925-30;
Visiting Scholar, Huntington Libr., 1930-31-
Mem. of Research Staff, Huntington Libr.,
since 1931; Asso. in Hist., Calif. Inst, of
Tech., since 1930; Lecturer in History, Univ.
of Calif, at Los Angeles, since 1938.
Publications: The Early History of the Cold-
stream Guards, 1924; The Early Stuarts,
1603-60, 1937; Regimental History of Crom-
ivell's Army, 1940, (by Clarendon Press);
edited: Autobiography of Thomas Raymond
and Memoirs of the Family of Guise (Cam-
den Soc), 1917; Dundee Court-Martial, 1651.
in Miscellany of the Scottish History Society,
III, 1919, ; Papers of Devotion of James II
(Oxford), 1925 -.Bibliography of British Hist-
tory, 160.3-niJ, (Clarendon Press), 1928; ar-
ticles, notes and reviews, principly in Eng-
lish Historical Review and Huntington Lib-
rary Quarterly.

Memberships: Constitutional Club (London);
Authors' (London); Athenaeum (Pasadena).
Politics: Dembcrat.
Recreations: Reading, gardening, and cards.

Bus. Address: Huntington Library, San Mar-
ino, Calif.

Home Address: 395 So. Bonnie Ave., Pasa-
dena, Calif.



DAVIES, John T.

Publisher.

Born: Syracuse (N.Y.), Aug. 27, 1914; s.
of Harriett (Tiffany) and John S. Davies.
Education: Public schools Syracuse (N.Y.)
and Worcester (Mass.); Bus. Training Coll.;
Pittsburgh (Pa.); Duquesne Univ., Pittsburgh
(Pa.)

Prof. Record: Following firms of Pittsburgh:
Natibnal Broadcasting Co., Gardner Display
Co., J. W. Fecker Co., Park Inc., Rakuen
Lakes; of Los Angeles: Adv. Mgr., De Vores
& Co., Partner, Harper & Davies, Publishers.



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Memberships: Nat. Hugo Storm Club (Nat.
Secty.); Manuscripters' Club.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Creative writing.
Bus. Address: 159 So. Western Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1633 Waterloo St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

DAVIES, The Reverend Paul Arm-
strong, A.B., M.A.
Clergyman.

Born- Spokane (Wash.), 1892; s. Of Hyla
(Armstrong) and William Davies.
Education: Los Angeles public schools; Po-
mona Coll.; Union Theological Semmary;
Columbia Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Pomona, 1914; M.A., Colum-
bia, 1920.

Married: Elsie, d. of Fannie (Duncan) and
Watson McConnell, Claremont (Calif.), 1919;
ch.: Edith M. and Dorothy W.
Prof Record: Minister: Alki Congregational
Church, Seattle (Wash.), 1920-23 First Cong.
Church, Santa Barbara (Calif.), 19^3-30,
Western Knoll Cong. Church, L.A., 19.30-39,
Pastor-at Large, So. Calif. Cong. Conference.
Army Record: U.S. Army, June 1917 to July
1919, Ambulance Service; A.E.F., 18 months.
Memberships: L.A. Cleric Club.
Religion: Congregational.
Recreations: Golf, fishing.
Bus. Address: 307 So. Hill St., Los Angeles,
Calif.

Home Address: 1580 Grandola Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

DAVIES. Ralph Kenneth

Director and Vice-Pres., Standard Oil Com-
pany of California.
Born: Virginia, Sept. 9, 1879.
Bus Record: Joined Sales Dept. of Stan-
dard Oil Co. of Calif, in 1912; transferred
to Sales Management in Home Office in 1917;
elected Dir. in 1930; and Vice-Pres. in 1935;
Cons. Prof., Stanford U.

Directorships: Dir. and Vice-Pres., Standard
Oil Co. of Calif.; Chmn. of Bd.. American
Bitumuls Co.; Pres,, Standard Oil Co of
British Columbia; Dir. and Vice-Pres., Pac-
ific Public Service Co.; Dir., Calif. State
Chamber of Commerce.

Bus. Address: 225 Bush St., San Fracisco,
Calif.
DAVIS, The Reverend Charles Ernest,
B.S.L., A.B., M.A., D.D.
President, La Verne College.
Born: Lawrenceburg (Tenn.), Jan. 23, 1893;
s. of Linna (Worster) and Charles Wesely
Davis.

Education: La Verne College.
Degrees: B.S.L., La Verne Coll., 1920; A.B ,
ibid, 1923; M.A., Coll. of the Pacific, 1927;
D.D., McPherson Coll., 1939.
Married: Grace, d. of Anna D. and William
C Heisel, Modesto (Calif.), June 29, 1915;
cli • Philip Bruce, Barbara Ellen, Charles
Ernest, Jr., John Rodney, and Virginia
Christine.

Prof Record: Principal, Elementary Sch.,
Macdoel, (Calif.), 1914-16, 1917-18; Prin.,
Elementary School. Live Oak (Calif.), 1920.



21- Dir. of Religious Edn. for N'o. Calif.
Dist. of the Church of the Brethren, 1923-
27- Pastor, Church of the Brethren, Wena-
tchee (Wa.sh.), 1927-29; Pros., Mount Morris
Coll. (111.), 1929-32; Pastor, Church of the
Brethren, Independence and Parsons (Kan.),
1932-36; Prof, of Religious Edn. and Field
Rep., McPherson Coll. (Kan.), 1936-.38; Pres.
bf La Verne Coll., 1938—; Mem., Gen. Edn.
Bd. of the Church of the Brethren, 1929-
32, 1938 — ; Moderator, 1941 Annual Conf.
of the Church of the Brethren.
Directorships: Pres., The Davenport Found-
ation.

Publications: Our Church (General Christ-
ian Workers Board of the Church of the
Brethren), 1923.

Memberships: Calif. Acad, of Sciences; The
Amer. Acad, of Political and Soc. Science;
The Pac. Southwest Acad.; The Assn. of
Coll. and Univs. of the Pac. Southwest.
Religion: Church of the Brethren.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Reading, travel.
Bus. Address: 1950 Third St., La Verne,
Calif.

Home Address: 2310 Fourth St., La Verne,
Calif.

DAVIS, (Miss) Dorothy Marie, A.B.
Writer.

Born: Cincinati (Ohio), July 27, 1905; d.
of Mayne E.: (Jones) and Rsv. W. L. Davis.
Education: Univ. of Sb. Calif.
Degrees: A.B., 1926, U. of So. Calif.
Prof. Record: Has written many short stories
and poems appearing in the following and
misc. publications: Household Magazine, Hol-
land's. National Home Monthly (Canada),
Extension, Mademoiselle, Country Home,
Commonwealth, Columbia, Christian Science
Monitor, This Week, Saturday Evening Post,
Ladies' Hoyne .Journal, Pictorial Review, also
newspapers and syndicates, works reprinted
in anthologies and Colums. Has written four
published plays and over 10 which have
been produced at Pasadena Community Play-
house and elsewhere. In 1932 won Gypsy
(magazine) $100 Lyric Contest with quatrain
Moon.

Memberships Kappa Alpha Theta (social) ;
Mortar Board; Calif. Writers' Guild, Au-
thors' Guild of Authors' League of Amer.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Philatelist, Mineralogist.
Home Address: 547 No. Madison, Pasadena,
Calif.; Other: The Brown Shop, 190 E. Colo-
rado, Pasadena, Calif.

DAVIS. Professor Harold Hess, A.B.,
Litt.B.

Associate Professor of English, Pomona Col-
lege.

Born: Salt Lake City (Utah), March 1, 1902;
s. of Maud E. (Hess) and Dr. Wesley J.
Davis.

Education: Univ. of Utah; Stanford Univ.;
Oxford Univ.

Degrees: A.B., 1923, Stanlbrd U.; B.A., 1926,
Litt.B., 1927, Oxford U.

Married: Mabel (deceased), d. of D. R.
Wightman, Pasadena (Calif.), July 23, 1928.
Prof. Record: Instr., Asst. and Asso. Prof,
of English, Pomona Coll., 1927—.



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Publicntionx: Povms bu the Four o/ Ua, with
3 others, ( Lawson-Roberts Press, Brynathyn,
Pa.t, 1928.

Memberships: Modern LariRuagc Assn., Philo-
logical Assn. bf Pacific Coast, Amer. Assn.
of Univ. Professors, Amer. HhotJcs Scholar
Assn. ; Phi Beta Kappa.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Gardening; and music.

Business Address: Pomona College, Clare-
mont, Calif.

Home Address: 612 \V. luih St., Claremont,
Calif.

DAVIS, James P.. Ph.B., M.L.
Supcrinlcnitent, Secondary Schools, San Ben-
ito County.

Born: HoUister (Calif.), Dec. 9, 1874; s. of
Temperance (Swain) and John Warren Davis.
Education: Elementary and secondary scf'.ools,
HoUister (Calif.)

Degrees: Ph.B., 1896, M.L., 1902, Univ. of
Calif.

Married.- Anna M., d. of B. W. Thomas in
HoUister (Calif.), June 28, 1899.
Prof. Record: Teacher in HoUister High
School, 1896-99: Prin., later Supt. of Secon-
dary Schools of San Benito Co., since 1899.
Directorships: Pres. of Monterey Area Princi-
pals Club: Pres. of the Principals Club of
San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Mon-
terey and San Benoit Counties, Dist. 6, of
Calif.

Memberships: HoUister Rotary (Past-Pres.) ;
Masonic Lodge No. 46, Santa Benito Co.
(Past Master): Rbyal Arch Masons (Past
E.xalted Ruler) : Eastern Star of HoUister
(Past Patron).

Army Record: Chmn. of Draft Board No. 26,

San Benito Co.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Fishing and auto trips.

Bus. Address: 1300 Monterey St., HoUister,
Calif.

DAVIS, Professor Joseph Stancliffe,

A.B., Ph.D.

Director, Food Research Inst., Stanford U.
Born: Frazer (Penn.), Nbv. 5, 1885: s. of
Mary Charles (Siddall) and William (Josiah)
Harmar Davis.

Education: Graduate, State Normal School,
West Chester (Pa.), 1902: Harvard Univ.

Degrees: A.B., 1908, Ph.D., 1913, Harvard
Univ.

Married: Florence Harris, d. of Mary C.
(Harris) and Simeon Danielson, Danielson
(Conn.), Aug. 31. 1916; ch. : Christine,
Robert Danielson, and Joseph Stancliffe, Jr.
Prof. Record: Teacher, public schools, Leban-
on, Bucks, and Chester Counties (Pa.). 1902-
04; Instr. in Econ. and Sociology, Bowdoin
College, 1912-13; Instr. in Econ., 1913-17,
Asst. Prof. Econ., 1917-21, Harvard U.; Dir.
of Food Research Inst., 1921 — , and Prof, of
Econ. Research, Stanford U., 1938 — . Vari-
ous additional positions; Asst. Statistician,
Amer. Shipping Mission, London (England),
Feb., 1918- June, 1919; Statistician, Allied
Maritime Transport Council. London, June,
1918- June, 1919; Contributing Editor, Review
of Economic Statistics, 1919-25; Tech. Asst.,
Amer. members of Dawes Comm., Jan. -April,
1924 : Expert, investigating economic position
of Me.xico for International Com. of Bankers



on Me.xico. Jan. -July, 1928; Chief Economist,
Federal Farm IJd., Doc, iy29-Sept., 1931;
Consultant, Brookings Institution, Washing-
ton (D.C.), 19.33 -.36.

Publications: Essays in the Earlier History of
Amer. Corporations (Harvard U. Press),
1917; The Farm Export Debenture Plan
(Food Research Inst.), 1929; Wheat and the
AAA (Brookings Institution), 19.35; On Agri-
cultural Policy, 1926-38 (Food Research
Inst.), 1939; various i.ssues of Wheat Hludiea
of Food Research Inst.

Memberships: Delta Upsllon, Phi Beta Kap-
pa, Delta Sigma Rho; Rio del Mar Country
Club (Aptos, Calif.)
Religion: Congregational.
Recreations: Tennis.

Bus. Address: Fobd Research Inst., Stanford
Univ., Calif.

Home Address: 691 Mlrada Ave., Stanford
University, Calif.

DAVIS. Tulian Ralph, A.B.

Vice-President and Manager, Conk of Am-
erica N.T. and S.A., Long Beach.
Born: Deer Lodge (Mont.), July 12. 1894; s.
of Elizabeth W. (Woolfolk) and Henry B.
Davis.

Education: Stanford Univ.
Degrees: A.B., Stanford Univ., 1915.
Married: Margaret C, d. of Marie L. Colt-
man, Idaho Falls (Ida.), Dec. 20, 1917; ch.:
Donnell V.

Prof. Record: Employed in State Bank, Idaho
Falls, July, 1915-Dec., 1919; Cashier, First
Nat. Bank, Ontario (Calif.), April. 1920-May,
1921; Cashier, Long Beach Nat. Bank, May,
1921 -May, 1924; Mgr., Long Beach Branch,
Bank of Italy, May, 1924-Dec., 1929; Vice-
Pres. and Mgr., Bank of Amer., Long Beach
Main Office, Dec, 1929—.

Navy Service: U.S. Marine Corps, April,
1918-Jan., 1919.

Memberships: Theta Delta Chi; Pres., Long
Beach Rotary, 1941; Virginia Country Club
(Past Pres.), and Pacific Coast Club.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Golf, motoring, swimming.
Bus. Adderss: Fourth and Pine Ave., Long
Beach, Calif.

Home Address: 262 Belmont Ave., Long
Beach, Calif. •

DAVIS. Professor Luther Dent, B.S.
M.S., Ph.D.

Associate Prof., Pomology, University of
Calif.

Born: Alooreland (Ind.), July 19, 1895; s. of
Mary Jane (MacVickery) and Thos. W.
Davis.

Education: Public schools (Mooreland, Ind.);
Indiana Univ.; Purdue Univ., Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: B.S., 1925, M.S., 1926, Purdue U.;
Ph.D.. U. of Calif., 1928.

Married: Marie M., d. of Rettie (Wilson) and
T. N. Marshall at Mooreland (Ind.). 1926.
Ar77iy Service: Radio Operator, 1917-1919,
Signal Corps, Radio Intelligence.
Memberships: Sigma Xi, Theta Chi.
Religion: Protestant.
Bus. Address: Univ. Farm, Davis. Calif.
Home Address: 324 E St., Davis, Calif. •



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DAVIS, Martha Ellen. B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Instructor, Dept. of Home Economics, U. of
Calif.

Born: Bible Grove (Mo.); d. of Victoria Belle
(Dye) and William Henry Harrison Davis.
Education: Kirksville Stale Normal School
(Mo ) • Ore. State Coll. (Corllis) ; Univ. of
Wasli. (Seattle) ; Univ. of Cliicago.
Degrees' B.S., Kirksville, 1916, Ore. State
Coll 1921: M.S., U. of Wash.. 1929; Ph.D.,
U. of Chicago, 1936.

Prof Record: Teacher, elementary and high
schools, Mont, and Ida., 1916-20; Dietitian
Cottage IIosp. and Potter Metabolic Chnic
(Santa Barbara), 1922-24; Dietitian, Scnpps
Metabolic Clinic (La Jolla), 1924-27; Research
Fellow, State Medical Sch. (Galveston), 1930-
31- Instr of Nurses and Asst. Dir. of Dept.
of' Foods and Nutrition, New York Hosp.
and Cornell Medical Clinics, 1931-33; Instr.,
Home Economics, U. of Calif. (Los Angeles),
1936—.

Publications: Many articles and research
papers on foods and diet.

Memberships: Professional; Amer. Home Ec-
onomics Assn., Amer. Dietetic Assn., Amer.
Assn for Advancement of Sci., Calif. Diete-
tic Assn., and Assn. of Western Hosp.;
other: Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi, Omicron
Nu, and Sigma Delta Epsilon.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Dancing, theatre, and garden-
ing.

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

Home Address: 215 So. Locust St.. Ingle-
wood, Calif.
DAVIS, M. Philip. A.B., LL.B.
Lawyer; Member, Firm of Nicholas & Davis.
Born: Provo (Utah), Sept. 5, 1904; s. of May
Belle (Thurman) and Moses C. Davis.
Education: Univ. of Calif. (Los Angeles);
Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley).
Degrees: A.B., U.C.L.A., 1928; LL.B., U. of
Calif., 1931.

Married: CarOlyn, d. of Hilliard Lyle, Rancho
Santa Fe (Calif.), April 28, 1934; ch.: Bar-
bara Ellen. David L.. Robert L.. and Philip
Carol.

Prof Record: Entered law firm of Lawler &
Degnan in 1931, after receiving LL.B. from
U of Calif.; formed partnership with Wil-
liam Howard Nicholas (firm name of Nicho-
las & Davis). Oct.. 1935—.
Director ships: Pres.. U.C.L.A. Alumni Assn.
Memberships: Delta Tau Delta. Phi Delta
Phi; Order of Coif; Bel Air Bay and Beach
Club, and University Club (L.A.)
Religion: Latter-Day-Saints.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Badminton, riding, and swim-
ming.

Bus. Address: 650 So. Spring St., LOs An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 401 St. Cloud Rd., Bel-Air,
Calif.

DAVIS. Mayhew Hughes

Supervisor, Shasta National Forest, U.S. For-
est Service.

Born: Pasadena (Calif.), April 6. 1902; s.
of Eliza A. (Hughes) and Mayhew Wesley
Davis.



Education: Pasadena High School; Univ. of
Montana.

Married- Elizabeth, d. of Ethel (Butter-
baugh) and Walter J. Shipley, Orange Coun-
ty (Calif.), Oct. 17, 1922; ch.: Mayhew H.,
Jr., and Elizabeth Ann.

Pro/ Record: Entered United States Forest
Service as Dist. Ranger, Angeles Nat. For-
est April, 1924; Asst. Forest Supervisor,
Cleveland Nat. Forest (San Diego, Calif.),
1931-35; Asst. in Div. of Operation, Reg.
Office, U.S. Forest Sorv. (San Francisco,
Calif ), 1935-37; Fbrest Supervisor, Shasta
Nat. Forest (Mt. Shasta, Calif.), June 1,
1937_. Senior Mem., Soc. of Amer. Foresters
(professional) ; Mem., Amer. Forestry Assn.
Publications: Organization and Its Relation
to Fire Control in the Angeles National For-
est (Journal of Forestry), Jan., 1930; Job
Load Analysis and Planning Procedure in the
Forest Service (Public Administration Serv.
No. 56). Society for the Advancement of
Management. Feb.. 1937.
Memberships: Mt. Shasta Lions Club (Past
Pres.). Mt. Shasta 20-30 Club (Hon. Life
Mem.); Pasadena Junior Chamber of Com-
merce (Past Dir.); Dir., Dunsmuir Chapter
No. 6, Internat. Assn. of Footprinters.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Non-partisan.
Recreations: Fishing, tennis, and travel.
Bus. and Home Address: P.O. Box 619, Mt.
Shasta, Calif. Other: United States Forest
Service. Phelan Bldg., San Francisco, Calif. *

DAVIS. Ralph W.

Managing Editor, The Daily Sun and Eve-
ning Telegram, San Bernardino.
Born: Pittsburgh (Pa.). April 27, 1900; s.
of Bertha W. (Heidler) and Joseph C. Davis.
Education: Public schools, Johnstown and
Pittsburgh (Pa.)

Married: Helen C, d. of Cora E. and Orlis
I. Kennedy, Santa Ana (Calif.), March 11,
1924; ch.: Ralph W., Jr.

Prof. Record: Reporter and Sports Writer.
Pittsburgh Chronicle-Telegraph, 1918; Sports
Editor, Johnstown Democrat, 1919; Sports
Editor. Asst. Managing Editor, Johnstown
Leader 1919-20; Night Editor, Fresno Repub-
lican, 1920-21; Mng. Editor, the Daily Bun and
Evening Telegram, San Bernardino (Calif.).
1921—.

Memberships: Rotary (Past Pres.); Damas-
cus Lodge. Masons.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf, bowling.
Bus. AddreBs: 464 Court St.. San Bernardino,

Calif. .,. c T3

Home Address: 3045 Serrano Rd., San Ber-
nardino, Calif.

DAVIS. Richard J.. C.B.S.

Lecturer and Teacher on Christian Science.
Born: Chicago (111.); s. of Emily E. (Sim-
mons) and James H. Davis.
Education: Chicago public schobls; Univ. of
Chicago, 1904-07; Berlin (Germany).
Married: Kathryn, d. of Frances Buell
Carter, of Chicago (111.). Jan. 8. 1927.
Prof Record: Instr.. Iowa Coll., Grinnell
(Iowa) 1907-08; Actor in various Shakespear-
ean Cos., 2 yrs. ; on Staff, Christian Science
Monitor, 8 yrs.; First Reader, Fifth Church
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apptd. Vj Crhltslan Science Bd. of Lecture-
ship, First Church of Christ, Scientist, Bos-
ton (Mass.). I'JlJ'l; Praclltloiicr and I^ecturer
since that time. Mass. Metaphysical Coll.,
1937—.

Navy Service: Appointed 1st Christian Scien-
tist Chaplain, U.S. Navy. 1918, served 2V4
years.

Memberships: Detia Upsllon; Mason.
Home Address: Box 309, Los Gatos, Calif.

DAVIS, Colonel Thomas Alderson,

K.N.G.. A.B., LL.D.

Vice-President, John Brown Schools of Cali-
fornia and Arkansas.

Bor7i: Lebanon (Russell CV)., Virginia), June
29, 1873, s. of Mary Janette (Alderson) and
John Lynch Davis.

Education: Public schools and Univ. of Tenn.
(Kno.wiile).

Degrees: A.B., 1893, LL.D., 1939, Wheaton
College (111.)

Married: Bessie Carter, d. of Col. N. M.
Taylor, Bristol (Tenn.), Jan. 22, 1903; ch.:
Charles A. (Burlingame. Calif.), Mrs. Rufus
L. McCracl<en, (Marlnita) San Diego (Calif.)
Prof. Record: Pres. and Founder, El Paso
Military Inst., 1907-10; Pres. and Founder,
San Diego Army and Navy Acad., 1936-Dec.,
1938, Carlsbad (Calif.); Asst. to Pres. of
Brown Schools of Calif, and Ark., April
1939; Former Pres., Calif. Private Schools
Assn.; Founder and Past Pres. of Calif.
Headmasters' Assn. Pres. Brown Military
Academy, Jan., 1940 to March 1, 1941.
Directorships: Exec. Com., Brown Military
Acad.

Army Service: Senior Capt., Battalion of Ca-
dets, U. of Tenn.; Sergt. Knoxville Rifles,
Co. B, 3rd Regiment, Tenn. Nat. Guard; First
Lt. and Adjutant, Sixth U.S. Vol. Infantry,
Spanish- American War; Capt., 6th U.S. Vol.
Infantry, Puerto Rico; Col., Ky. Nat. Guard,
Dec. 12, 1927.

Memberships : Phi Gamma Delta, Kappa Tau
Chapter (U. of Tenn.); Lions Club (San
Diego); Hon. Mem., La Jolla Optimist Club;
San Diego E.xec. Assn. (Past Pres.); Hi
Hatters (San Diego) ; Mission Bay Yacht
Club; Bennington Camp, U.S. Veterans of
Spanish War; Amaroc Post, Vet. of Foreign
Wars; San Diego Club.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Garnet Ave., Pacific Beach,
Calif.

Home Address: 4637 Lamont St., Pacific
Beach, Calif. •

DAVIS. Ward B.. A.B., Ph.D.

Associate Chemist, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture,
Los Angeles.

Born: Fortville (Ind.), Oct. 24, 1893; s. of
Amy Amelia (Stanley) and Thos. Jefferson
Davis.

Education: Fortville public school; Indiana
State Normal (Terre Haute) ; Univ. of Tou-
louse (France) ; Univ. of Chicago.
Degrees: A.B., Ind. State Nor., 1918; Ph.D.,
U. of Chicago, 1924.

Married: Opal Ruth, d. of Luanna (Brandon)
and William A. Hart, Redkey (Ind.), Sept.
16, 1923; ch.: Florence Luanna, William
Stanley, and Ward Benjamin.
Prof. Record: Biological Chemist; Asso.



Chemist, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Los An-
Kelcs (Calif.)

I'uhlicritions: Articles In field of plant phys-
iology and biochemistry.

Army Service: Joined A Company, 111th In-
fantry, 28th Dlv., (World War I); served
16 mos., 14 of them In France.
Religion: Friends.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Hiking.

Bus. Address: 148 So. Mission Rd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Homo Address: 1815 Ramona Blvd., Rose-
mead, Calif.

DAVIS. Warren Bartlett. DO.

Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon.

Born: Fort Atkinson (Wis.). Jan. 27, 1874;

s. of Esther (Hopkins) and John H. Davis.

Education: Faribault (Minn.)

Degree: D.O., Northern Coll. of Osteopathy

Minneapolis (Minn.)

Married: Nettie, d. of Bartlett Adams at

Faribault (Minn.), June 16, 1893; ch.: Earl

Adams and Paul Herbert.

Prof. Record: In practice as Osteopathic

Physician and Surgeon, Milwaukee (Wis.),

1899-1920; Long Beach (Calif.), since 1920;

Past Mem., Wis. Osteopathic Assn. (Pres.,

1908).

Memberships: Calif. Osteopathic Assn. (Pres.,

1925) ; American Osteopathic Assn. (Pres.,

1930) ; Calif. Board of Osteopathic Examiners

for past eight yrs. (Pres., 1937 and 1940);

Rotary and Masonic Club, (Pres., 1928).

Religion: Baptist.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf, travel.

Bus. Address: 115 Pine Ave., Long Beach,

Calif.

Home Addrsss: 769 (Zherry Ave., Long Beach,

Calif.

DAVIS. Colonel Warren Jefferson,
U.S. Army Res., B.S., LL.B., LL.D.

Lawyer, Writer, Lecturer.

Born: Virginia, March 17, 1885; s. of Sarah
Maude (Petty) and Capt. George C. Davis.
Education: Randolph Macon Acad.; CJeorge
Washington Univ. (Diplomatic Schl.); (George-
town Univ. Law Sch. ; post graduate work in
English, English Literature and Economics,
Univ. of Virginia.

Degrees: B.S., CJeo. Washington U.. 1911;
LL.B., Georgetown U. Law Sch., 1911; LL.D.,
Albertus U. (Koenigsberg, Germany), 1927.
Married (1) Beatrice Merrill at Berkeley
(Calif.), 1823; (2) lone Dismukes, May 7,
1927.

Prof. Record: Commissioner at Large Pan-
ama-Calif. Exposition; Counsel. So. Nat.
Highway Assn. (aided in drafting Federal
CJood Roads Act.); Pres., Coll. Men's Dem-
ocratic League; Liaison Officer in Office of
Dir. of Mil. Areonautics, 1918-19; Counsel
for U.S. Govt, at Internat Aviation Congress
(Prague), 1922; Legal Advisor and special
Asst. to Mil. Attache, Amer. Embassy (Ber-
lin), 1922; Observer for Federal Radio
Commn., Internat. Radio Congress (Geneva),
1927; Delegate, Washington Radio Telegraph
Conf., 1927; aided in drafting Federal Radio
and Air Commerce Acts, 1927; founder, first
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European Univ.: Chmn., Calif. Comn. on
Unif. State Laws, 1932-41: Calif. Airports Co-
ordinator: Member "Governor's Com. on
Intergovernmental Cooperation," "Governor's
Cooperation Comn.": Calif. Commn. in In-
terstate Cooperation", 1938-40.
Directorships Pres., General Mgr., Thompson
y Compania, Rancho San Ramon: Rancho San
Ramon Sociedad Civil Limitada: Pres., Amer.
Academy of Public Affair: Advisory Bd.,
Anier. Acad, of Air Law, N.Y. U.
Publications: Aeronautical Law; Radio Law;
Law of Air Carriers; Air Conquest; The
World's Wings; Japan, the Air Menace of
the Pacific; Highways and Airways. Their
Relation to Natl. Defence, etc. .Colonel Davis
is a widely known author of books and syn-
dicated articles in magazines, such as Sat.
Evening Post, Hearst Sunday papers. North
American Newspaper Alliance, etc.
Army Service: Liaison Officer, U.S. Air Ser-
vice stationed in Office of Dir. of Mil. Aero-
nautics, Sept., 1918-Jan., 1919; commn.
Major, Reserve Corps., Jan., 1919: organ-
ized and Commanded, 479th Pursuit Squad-
ron (Res.), 1921; Org. and Comd. 322d Pur-
suit Group, (Res.), 1921: Legal Adv., Asst.
to Mil. Attache, Amer. Emb. (Berlin), and
counsel for War Dept. at Congress on Inter-
nal, Aviation Legis. at Prague (Czecho-Slo-
vakia), 1922: Lieut. -Col., Res. Corps, 1922—.
Signal Corps, Elec. Adv. Com., attached to
Off. of Asst. Secy, of War: Mem., Nat. Air-
craft Procurement Conf. (May, 1940) : Mem.,
President's Federal-State Law Enf. Confer-
ence (Aug., 1940).

Honors: Off icier. Legion d'Honneur (France);



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