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Married: Anna I^aurle, i\. of Elizabeth and
William Henry Stacy, Minneapolis, April 1,
1893; eh.: Mrs. Coralle Van Amstel and
Steven Stacy.

I'rof. Record: Scholar In Geology and In.str.
in Physics, Columbia U.; Supt. of Mines,
Colombia (South America); Prof., Math,
and Civil Engr., Clark.son Coll. of Tech.;
I'rof. of Civil Engr., S. D. State Coll.; State
Engr. of S. D. ; Engr., S. D. U.K. Commn.;
Prof, of Math, and Engr., Southwestern U.;
Prof, of Math, and Engr., W. Va. State
Coll., Consulting Engr. Geologist.
Publications: Author of the following articles:
"Siliceous Oolites of Sweetwater County,
Wyoming"; "A Method of Petrographic Ana-
lysis"; "Plane Trigonometry"; "Key to
Plane Trigonometry."

Memberships: Math. Assn. America; Am.
Soc. C.E.; Chi Beta Chi, and Beta Kappa

Religion: Baptist.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Landscape and portrait painting;
rifle and pistol shooting; expert, Nat. Rifle

Bus. and Home Address: 1345 E. Bennett St..
Compton, Calif. •

DeSYLVA, George Gard (B. G.

Producer, Songwriter.

Born: New York City, Jan. 27, 1896; s. of

Georgetta (Gard) and Aloyisius Joseph De


Education: Citrus Union High Sch.; Univ. of
So. Calif.

Married: Marie Wallace, New York City,
April 11, 1925.

Bus. Record: Songwriter of over 200 published
songs, 50 of which were hits; Music Publish-
er, 1927-29, DeSylva, Brown & Henderson,
Inc.; Librettist, 12 Broadway successes: Pro-
ducer, 4 Broadway successes: Take a Chance
(with Lawrence Schwab), DuBarry Was a
Lady, Louisiana Purchase, Panama Hattie
(3 in one year) ; Producer (Motion Picture)
about 20, including 5 Shirley Temple pictures:
Little Colonel, Littlest Rebel, Captain Janu-
ary, Poor Little Rich Girl, Stowaway.
Memberships: Theta Xi.
Recreations: Tennis, amateur painting.

Bus. Address: c/o Paramount Studios, Holly-
wood, Calif.

Home Address: 444 No. Faring Rd., Los An-
geles, Calif. *

DEUEL, Jr., Professor Harry James,

A.B., Ph.D.

Prof, of Biochemistry, Sch. of Medicine,

Univ. of So. Calif.

Born: St. Paul (Minn.), Oct. 15, 1897; s.
of Myrtle M. (Mouser) and Harry J. Deuel.
Education: Carleton Coll.; Yale Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Carleton Coll., 1918; Ph.D.,
Yale, 1923.

Married: Grace, d. of Elmer Cutting, in
Riverside (Calif.), July 16. 1924.
Prof. Record: Jr. Chemist, U.S. Dept. of
Agr., 1917-20; Instr., Dept. of Physiology,
Cornell U., Med. Sch., 1923-27; Asst. Prof.,
1927-28, Prof, of Phsiology, U. of Maryland
Med. Sch., 1928-29; Prof, of Biochemistry,
U. of So. Calif. Med. Sch. since 1929.
Publications: Author of numerous research



publications in scientific journals as Journal
of Biological Chemistry. Journal of Nutrition,

Army Service: S.A.T.C., 1918.
Memberships: Soc. of Biol. Chemists, Amer.
Phvsiological Soc, Inst, of Nutrition, Soc. of
Experimental Biology and Medicine, Harvey
Soc, Biochemical Soc. (Great Britain); Sig-
ma Xi (Pres., U.S.C. Chapter, 1939-40).
Phi Beta Pi, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Phi Lam-
bda Upsilon.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Independent.

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

Home Address: 946 Cloverdale Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

DEUTSCH, Monroe Emanuel. A.B.,

M.A., Ph.D., LL.D.

Vice-President and Provost, University of

California at Berkeley.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.), Aug. 17, 1879;

s. of Ida (Lilienfeld) and Michael Deutsch.

Education: Lowell High Sch.; Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., 1902, M.A., 1903, and Ph.D.,

1911, U. of Calif.; LL.D., St. Mary's Coll.,

1933, U. of Santa Clara, 1935, Occidental

Coll., 1936, Mills Coll., 1937.

Married: Alice Lois, d. of Sophie (Hlrsch)

and Louis Feder, San Francisco, Aug. 30,


Prof Record: Teacher Mission High Sch.
(SF.), 1903-04; Head of Classical Dept.,

High Sch., Berkeley, 1904-07; Asst. in Greek,

U. of Calif., 1907-08; Asst. in Latin (ibid),

1908-09; Instr., Latin (Ibid), 1909-14; Asst.
Prof, of Latin (ibid.), 1914-19; Asso. Prof,
of Latin (ibid), 1919-22; Prof, of Latin
(ibid), 1922—; Prof, of Latin (Univ.
of Chicago) summer of 1926. Apptd. ann.
Prof. Amer. Acad, in Rome for 1931-32, res.
in 1930 on appointment as Vice-Pres. of U.;
Dean of Summer Session in L.A. (Ibid),
1918-20; Dean of the Coll. of Letters and
Science (Berkeley) (ibid), 1922-30; Vice-
Pres. and Dean of the Univ. (ibid), 1930-31;
Vice-Pres. and Provost of the Univ., 1931 — .
Publications: Edited: The Abundant Life,
1926; author of publications dealing pri-
marily with Suetonius and the life of Ceasar.
Awards: Benjamin Ide Wheeler Medal of
City of Berkeley "for distinguished service,"
1939; Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur
(France), 1937; Commander of the Order
of Merit (Chile), 1938.

Memberships: Delta Upsilon, Phi Beta Kappa
(Pres., Calif. Chapt., 1924-26 and 1940-41);
Golden Bear; Faculty Club (Univ. of Calif.);
Commonwealth Club of Calif. (Vice-Pres.);
Rosenberg Foundation (Pres.)
Religion: Jewish.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Calif. Hall, Univ. of Cali-
fornia, Berkeley, Calif.

Home Address: 862 Arlington Ave., Berkeley.
Calif. •

DE VOL, Pauline Hamill

Teacher, Painter, Illustrator.
Born: Chicago (111.), Oct. 7, 1893; d. of Julia
Ann (Verderber) and James Hamill.
Education: Chicago Academy of Fine Arts.

Married: Eugene, s. of A. E. J. De Vol, at
Chicago (111.), May 27, 1920.
Prof. Record: Illustrator (Chicago) ; Teacher,
Denver Acad, of Applied Art; Dir. and
Owner. San Diego Academy of Fine Arts,
since 1929; Art Teacher, Francis W. Parker
Sch. and Mrs. Worcester's Private Sch. ;
exhibited in L.A., Laguna Beach, Sacra-
mento, Denver, and Chicago.
Directorships: Dir.. San Diego Acad, of Fine

Memberships: Soroptimlst Internat. Advertis-
ing Club; Art Guild (San Diego).
Religion: Christian Science.
Recreations: Music, walking, theatre.
Bus. Address: Balboa Park, San Diego, Calif.
Home Address: 817 Niantic Court, Mission
Beach, Calif. *

DEWART, Frederick Wesley, A.B.,
A.M., LL.B.

Born: Bradford (Can.); s. of Mary (Day)
and James Hartley Dewart, D.D.
Education: Harvard Univ., St. Louis Law
Sch. (Wash. U.)

Degrees: A.B., 1890, A.M., 1892, Harvard
Univ.; LL.B., St. Louis Law Sch., 1895.
Married: Edith Drought (now div.), at St.
Paul, Minn., 1895; ch.: Frederic Henry
(Beverly Hills, Calif.) and Donald Day
(Boston, Mass.)

Prof. Record: Practiced Law In St. Louis
(Mo.). 1894-99, Spokane, Wash., 1899-1924;
Gen. Counsel, Bureau of Internal Revenue,
and Special Asst. to the Atty. Gen., Tax
Div. (Washington, D.C.), 1924-37; private
practice of law (L.A.), 1937—; now Tax
Counsel with law firm of Herzbrun and

Memberships: Harvard, University, and Calif.
Book, Clubs; Amer. Book Plate, Shakespeare,
and Amer. Print Societies.
Religion: Episcopalian.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Reading and book-plate collect-

Bus. Address: Richfield Bldg., 555 So. Flower
St., Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1305 Ingraham St., Los An-
geles, Calif. *

DEWEY, Alfred James

Painter, Etcher, Sculptor.
Born: Tioga (Pa.), March 24, 1874; s. of
Lillian (Evans) and Charles J. Dewey.
Education: Grammar schs., Tioga (Pa.);
Sch. Industrial Art, Philadelphia; William
Chase Sch. of Art, New York.
Married: Sarah Jane, d. of John Jones, at
Dennison (Ohio), 1900; ch.: Dorothy Jane,
Frances Lillian, and Alfred James, Jr.
Prof Record: Instr., Sch., Industrial Art
(Philadelphia). 1895-99; newspaper Cartoon-
ist; Illustrator for Life, Harpers, Century,
Judge, misc. novels, 1902—; exhibitor, many
natl. galleries and museums; founder and
Instr., Old Adobe Art Sch., 1936—; designer.
Sierra Madre float, 1936-41, Arcadia-Monro-
via, 1940, Pasadena Rose Tournament.
Directorships: Founder and Pres., Bd. of
Dir., Sierra Madre Arts Guild.
Recreations: Miniature models in clay.



3ua. Address : 35 E. Monleclto St., Sierra
Madre, Calif.

Ho7nc Address: 810 Canyon Dr., Sierra
Madro, Calif. •

DEXTER. Walter Friar. A.B., M.A.,
Ed.M.. Ed.D.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction
and Director of Education, State Dept. of
Education, California.

Born: Chicago (III.), Nov. 21, 1886; s. of
Margaret (Bell) and Harry Dexter.

Education: Pa. College; Columbia Univ.;
Harvard Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Pa. College, 1916; M.A., Co-
lumbia U., 1919; Ed.M., and Ed.D., Har-
vard U., 1921.

Married: Ethel Lenore Smith, Aug. 25, 1910-
ch.: Walter Franklin.

Prof. Record: Head of Dept. of Edn., Earl-
ham Coll., Richmond (Ind.), 1921-23; Lec-
turer, U. of Virginia (summer) 1923; Pres.,
VVhittier College (Calif.), 1923-34; Exec.
Secy, to (Governor of Calif., 1935-37; Supt.
of Public Instr. and Dir. of Edn., State
of Calif. (Sacramento), 1937 — .
Publications: Herbert Hoover and American
Individualism (MacMillan Co.), 1932; num-
erous educational articles.

Memberships: Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Beta
Kappa; Lions.

Religion: Society of Friends.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: State Dept. of Education,

Sacramento, Calif. •

DEY. Benjamin Clifford, A.B.


Born: Oregon City (Ore.), Dec. 29, 1879; s.

of Mary Ellen (Lamphere) and Thompson


Education: Stanford Univ.
Degrees: A.B., Stanford U., 1905.
Married: Hazel Sobey, of San Francisco
(Calif.), Nov. 15, 1911; ch. : Dorothy, Ben-
jamin Clifford, Franklin Herrin, and Mari-

Prof. Record: Admitted to Ore. Bar., 1906,
and began practice at Portland; CJeneral
Counsel, Southern Pacific Co., since 1930.
Memberships: Kappa Sigma, Phi Delta Phi.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 65 Market St., San Francisco,

Home Address: 2500 Steiner St., San Francis-
co, Calif. •

DeYO. Anna Marden

Corresponding Secretary, Woman's Christian
Temperance Union.

Born: Glasgow (111.), Oct. 18, 1868; d. of
Mary (Lindsay) and Henry Marden.
Education: Student high school, Roodhouse
(111.), 1881-85; Univ. of Calif, (summer),

Married: Palmer George De Yo, of Ohio,
May 27, 1885; ch. : Mae Lucile (Mrs. Stuart
S. Smith), Ena Lenore (Mrs. Cuyler H.
Leonard), and Olive Irene (Mrs. Arthur

Prof. Record: Organizer and Lecturer, W.C.
T.U., Calif., 1911-14; Corr. Secy., W.C.T.U.,
1914-27; Corr. Secy., Nat. W.C.T.U., since

1927. VIce-Pres., Women'.s I^gl.slatlve Coun-
cil, Calif., 1916-18; .Secy., Women's Com. of
5,000, Calif., 1922-27.

Memberships: League of Women Voters; Bus-
Incs.s and Professional Women's Club. Re-
publican Club (Evanston, 111.), Western
Women's Club (San Francl.sco).
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.
Bus. Address: 1730 Chicago Ave., Evanston,


Home Address: San Francisco, Calif. •

DIBBLE. Barry. E.E.

Consulting Engineer.

Born: St. Paul (Minn.), July 6, 1881; s. of

Julia Maynard (Barry) and Charles Augustus


Education: Wash. State Coll., 1899; Univ.
of Minn.; St. Paul Law Sch., 1905-06.
Degrees: E.E., U. of Minn., 1903.
Married: M. Belle Butler, of St. Paul
(Minn.), June 18, 1907; ch.: Elizabeth Hox-
sie (Mrs. Fitzhugh Smith Rollins, Jr.); Ada
Plummer (Mrs. Philip Siebenbaum Bucking-
ham); Barry; Evelyn (Mrs. Samuel Wallace
Hartshorn) ; Mary Belle (Mrs. Victor Mario
Margutti); Edward Fitzgerald; Charles Gor-
don, and Richard Brudenell.
Prof. Record: Formerly with Union Light
Heat and Power Co. (Covington, Ky.), Great
Northern Railway, La. Purchase Expn., Cin-
cinnati and Columbus Traction Co., and
Jackson and Battle Creek (Mich.) Traction
Co.; Operator. Shawinigan Water and Power
Co. (P.Q., Can.), 1904; Asst. Supt., St. Paul
Gas Light Co., 1905-06; Asst. Elec. Engr.,
Twin City (Minn.) Rapid Transit Co., 1906-
08; with U.S. Reclamation Service, 1909-24,
as Asst. Eng., Los Angeles, 1909-10; Elec.
Engr. in chg. constrn. and operation of
power and pump system of Minidoka Project
(Ida.), 1910-15, Project Mgr., same, 1916-23;
Chief Elec. and Mech. Engr., Bur. of Re-
clamation Denver (Colo.), 1923-24; in private
practice since 1924, as Cons. Engr. on works
including: Coolidge Dam, San Carlos Irri-
gation Project (Ariz.), Wapato Project
(Mont.), Pensacola Dam and Hydroelectric
Development (Okla.), Bonneville Project
(Wash. -Ore.), etc.

Memberships: Amer. Inst., Elec. Engrs.,
Amer. Soc. Civil Engrs., Amer. Soc. Agri.
Engr.; Amer. Assn. Engrs.; Chamber of
Commerce (Redlands) ; Engineers' Club (Los
Angeles), Mason (K.T.); Kiwanian.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 120 E. Palm Ave., Redlands,
Calif. •

DIBBLEE, Harrison. A.B.


Born: Ross (Marin Co., Calif.), April 30,

1874; s. of Anne R. (Meacham) and Albert


Education: Cambridge (Mass.); Harveird

Degrees: A.B., Harvard U., 1896.
Married: Adelia H., d. of David B. David-
son, at San Rafael (Calif.), Jan. 11, 1899-
ch.: Elizabeth McClellan Innes, Albert, and
Harrison Jr.

Bus. Record: Mining, 1898-1907; finance,
bonds, 1907-17; real estate sub-division, 1919-



Publications: The Hours that Count (Epic

of Bolinas) ; Calling Quail.

Navy Service: Red Cross Rep. to Portugal

attached to Navy, 1918.

Religion: Protestant Episcopal.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Writing and reading.

Home Address: Bolinas, Calif.

DICK, Christian Robertson. A.B.

Librarian. University of Southern California

Born: Crete (Neb.); d. of Margaret
(McLaren) and Rev. James S. Dick.
Education: Doane Coll.; New York State Lib.

Degrees: A.B., Doane Coll., 1907; Certificate
of Librarianship, N.Y. State Lib. Sch., 1916.
Bus. Record: Teacher, Friend (Neb.) Pub.
Sch., 1907-08; Prin., High Sch., Pierce, 1910-
12, and Sutton (Neb.), 1912-13; Librarian,
Doane Coll., 1913-16; Head Cataloger Alle-
gheny Free Libr., Pittsburgh (Pa.), 1916-19;
Asst. Librarian, U. of N. D., 1919-27, Act-
ing Librn., 1925-26; Head, Loan and Branch-
es U. of So. Calif. Libr., 1927-33, Acting
Librn., 1933-37, Librn. since 1937.
Memberships: A.L.A.; Calif. (L.A.) Conf of
Coll and U. of So. Calif. (Pres. 1933-34) ,
A.A.U.W.; Pacific Geographic Soc; P.E.O.;
Phi Kappa Phi, and Kappa Phi Zeta.
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Automobile driving, collecting of
bookplates and literature of the field, and

Bus. Address: Univ. of Southern California,
University Park, Los Angeles, Calif.
Home Address: 1243 Leighton Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

DICKEY. Dan Ellsworth, B.A.


Born: New York City, March 17, 1910; s.
of Ellen Rose (Higgins) and Roy Dickey.
Education: Worcester Acad.; Carleton Coll.;
Nat. Acad, of Design; Art Students' League.
Degrees: B.A., Carleton Coll., 1932.
Prof Record: Painting, sculpture, designing,
teaching; engaged as painter and mural de-
signer, on Fed. Art Project, 1937-39; exhibit-
ed in major art exbns. in principal U.S. mu-
seums and art galleries. Watercolor acquired
by section of fine arts, Federal Works
Agency, for decoration of the Carville (Lou-
isiana) Marine Hospital, 1941.
Publications: Article in Spanish Village Art
Quarterly, 1941.

Awards: Fine Arts Soc. Sculpture Prize,
Tenth Annual So. Calif. Exbn. of Painting
and Sculpture.

Memberships: Calif. Watercolor Soc.
Home Address: 3070 First Ave., San Diego,

DICKEY, W. Laurence. Ph.B.
Vice-President, American Automatic Electric
Sales Company.

Born- Independence (Kansas City, Mo.), Oct.
18, 1894; s. of Katherine Letitia (McMullen)
of' Mount Forest (Ontario, Can.), and Wal-
ter S. Dickey.
Education: Grade schs., Kansas City (Mo.);

Phillips Academy Andover (Mass.), grad.
1913; Yale Univ., New Haven (Conn.), grad.

Degrees: Ph.B., Yale U., 1916; Certificate of
Bus. Administration, 1917.

Married: (2) Bernice, d. of Karena and
Leonard Holm, at Kansas City (Mo.), Nov.
26 19.34; ch.: Laurence K. (1922), Marnory
e' (1924), Jean (1928), Walter S. H (1937)
W. Laurence, Jr. (1939). and Leonard
Holm Dickey (1941).

Bus Record: With Kansas City Journal-Post.
1921-38, Editor, 1931-38; joined Automatic
Electric Co., Chicago (111.) as Special Com-
mercial Rep., Dec. 1938, made Vice-Pres.,
Amer. Automatic Electric Sales Co., Aug.,
1939; Exec. Officer of same, Pacific
Coast area, since Sept. 1, 1939 (Hdqrs. in
San Francisco).

Army Service: U.S. Shipping Bd. during early
period of 1st World War (Washington, D.C.),
until 1918; 1st Lt., U.S. Army, with Embark-
ation Service (Washington, D.C.), assigned
to General Staff; Honorable Discharge, April,

Memberships: University Club (S.F.); The
Players (N.Y.C.), Propeller Club (U.S.A.)
Religion: Protestant, Presbyterian.
Politics: Independent Republican.
Recreations: Swimming, photography.
Bus. Address: 325 - 9th St., San Francisco,

Home Address: 400 Ranelagh Rd., San Ma-
teo, Calif.

DICKINSON. Dean Edwin DeWitt,
A.B., M.A., Ph.D., J.D.
Professor of Law and Dean, School of Juris-
prudence, Univ. of Calif.

Born: Bradford (Iowa), May 19. 1887; s of
Edna Jessie (Hickok) and William Elihu

Ediication: Graduate, Cedar Valley Seminary
(Osage, la.), 1904.

Degrm-s: A.B., Carleton Coll (Northfield,
Minn ), 1909; M.A., Dartmouth 1911; Ph.D.,
Harvard, 1918; J.D., U. of Mich., Law
School, 1919.

Married: May Luella Hall, of Spring Valley
(Minn.), Aug. 30, 1913.

Prof Record: Asst. in History, Dartmouth,
1909-11- Ozias Goodwin Fellow, Harvard,
1911-13' Instr. in Political Sci., Dartmouth,
1913-15; Asst. Prof., 1915-17; Acting Asst.
Prof Poltical Sci., U. of Illinois, (summer),
1917. Carnegie Fellow, in Internat Law,
1917-18; admitted to practice (Mich.), 1923,
U S Supreme Court, 1935, Calif., 1936.
Prof, of Law, U. of Mich., 1919-33 .Pro_f.
of Internat. Law, U. of Calif., 1933-3o
Emanuel S. Heller Prof, of Law and Dean of
Jurisprudence, U. of Calif., 193S— Acting
Prof of Law (summers): Stanford U., 1924,
Columbia U., 1925, Cornell U., 1929. Lecturer.
Acad of Internat. Law, The Hague, 1932.
Mem Amer. Bar Assn. (Vice-Chmn. for In-
ternat. Law Sec. Comp. and Internat. Law,
1936)- Amer. Branch of Internat. Law Assn.;
Resea'rch Internat. Law (Reporter on Juris-
diction with respect to Crime, 1935, and
Mem , Exec. Com.) Dir., Second Conf.
Teachers of Internat. Law (Washington),
1925 Third Conf., 1928; Delegate, Internat.
Congress of Comp. Law, The Hague, 1932;
appointed by Pres. Roosevelt, U.S. Commr.
on Permanent Corns, of Investigation and
Conciliation constituted by Amer. Republics
under Protocol of Montevideo, 1938. Mem.,
Exec. Com., Assn. Amer. Law Schools, 1937-



38, Bd. of Editors, Amer. Journal Inlernnt.
Law, 102-5-35.

Directorships: Advisory Com., Annual Digest
of Pub. Law Cases, since la'iO, lid. of Dir ,
Intcrnat. House (Herkeley), since 1937.
Publications: Author: Equality of States in
Internatiojxal Law (Harvard Studies in Juris-
prudence, Vol. Ill), 1920; Cases and Readings
on the Law of Nations, 1929; L' Interpretation
Et L'Applirdtion Du Droit International Dans
Les Fays An ijlo- American, 1933. Contribu-
tor to New Republic, Yale Law Journal, Am-
erican Political Science Review. Harvard Law
Review. RM^ue Du Droit International, etc.
Memberships: Amer. Law Inst.; Amor Soc
Internat. Law; State Bar of Calif.; Phi Beta
Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho; Order of the Coif-
Bohemian (San Francisco), and Faculty
clubs (Berkeley).
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Berkeley

Home Address: 35 Hillcrest Rd., Berkeley
Calif. »

DICKSON. Edward Augustus, B.L.
Former Publisher and Editor, Los Angeles
Eve. E.xpress; President, Western Fed. Sav
& Loan Assn.; Regent, Univ. of Calif.
Born: Sheboygan (Wis.), Aug. 29, 1879- s
of Gurie (Iverson) and William H. Dickson.
Education: Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: B.L., U. of Calif., 1901.
Honors: Officier de I'lnstruction Publique
(France); Kinght of the Order of the Crown

Married: Wilhelmina, d. of Dr. Theodore de
Wolff of Zanesville (Ohio), 1907.
Bus. Record: Newspaper work: Sacramento
Union, S. F. Chronicle, L. A. Evening Ex-
press (former Owner and Editor); Wash
Correspondent, 1910-12; former Pres., Lincoln
Club; Delegate to Republican Nat. Conven-
tion, 1932.

Directorships: Commissioner, Los Angeles
Dept. of Water and Power. Dir.: Central
Investment Corpn., So. Calif. Historical Soc,
and 10th Olympic Games Bd., Southwest Title
and Tax Co. Pres., Beach Bay Corpn.
Memberships: Phi Delta Theta; California
and Sunset Clubs; Scribes.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 516 Hollingsworth Bldg., Los
Angeles, Calif.

Hotne Address: 425 So. Windsor Blvd , Los
Angeles, Calif.

DIECKMANN Edward Adolph

Writer, Detective Inspector Commanding
Homicide Squad, San Diego Police Dept.
Born: Fort Warren (Mass.), Sept. 17, 1882;
s. of Honoria (Waldron) and Adolph Dieck-
mann, U.S. Army (dec.)

Education: Jenks Sch., Philadelphia (Pa.);
St. Martins Acad., Sturgis (S. D.); West
Point Prep. Sch., Southport (N.C.).
Married: Hazel Madelene, d. of John Noel,
U.S. Army (dec), at San Diego (Calif ),
Sept. 26, 1925; ch. : Edward Adolph Jr.,
U.S. Army, age 20 (by 1st marriage to Mar-
tha Susan Agnew), and Patricia Ann, age

Bus. Record: San Diego Police and Dist. Atty.

Office, May, 1931, to date; writer of short
stories published In Favn-ett, 19.'53; McFnd-
den. V.)M\ Dell's. Munsey, 19.'}'1 - ; Street
and Smith. 1937; Hilmann, 19.39-40, and
several others.

Navj/ Service: Enlisted (N.Y.C.), U.S. Navy,
1910, .served In active duty until Nov., 19.30
when transferred to Fleet Naval Res.; trans-
ferred to retired list of navv as Chief
Boatswain's Mate, March 1, 1940.

Memberships: Padres (a writers' club In
San Diego).

Religion: Lutheran.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Reading, stamp collecting, an-
cient history and the classics, hiking.
Bus. Address: P.O. Bo.k 1431, San Diego
Calif. *

Home Address: 4658 El Cerrito Dr San
Diego, Calif. .

DIETERLE. William (Wilhelm)

Motion Picture Director, Producer. President,
William Dieterle Productions.
Born: Rheinpfalz (Germany), July 15, 1893;
s. of Bertha (Doerr) and Jacob Dieterle.
Education: Coll. in Mannheim (Germany).
Married: Charlotte (German Actress), d. of
Elsa and Otto Hagenbruch, in Chemnitz

Bus. Record: Director of such outstanding
pictures as The White Angel (Florence Night-
ingale), Story of Louis Pasteur, Life of
Emile Zola; some his recent credits are:
Blockade (United Artists- Wanger), 1938-
Juarez (Warner Bros.), 1939; Hunchback of
Notre Dame, (RKO), 1939; Doctor Ehrlich's
Magic Bullet, and A Dispatch from Reuters,
(both for Warner Bros.), 1940.

Directorships: Pres., William Dieterle Pro-

Memberships: Acad, of Motion Picture Arts
and Sciences.

Recreations: Books and travel.
Bus. Address: William Dieterle Productions
780 No. Gower St., Hollywood, Calif.
Home Address: 3351 No. Knoll Dr Holly-
wood, Calif.

DIETRICH. Helen Jenks. Mus.B.

Concert Pianist, Accompanist, Teacher.
Born: Ottawa (Kan.), Dec. 3, 1898; d of
May Elizabeth (Hamilton) and Wilbur Simp-
son Jenks.

Education: Ottawa and Laurence (Kan.)-
N.Y.C.; Kan. Univ.
Degrees: Mus.B., Kan. U., 1920.
Married: James Claire Dietrich (Composer
and Conductor of films at Universal Citv
1929-38); ch. : Shirley.

Prof. Record: Head of Periodical Files, N Y
Pub. Library, 1920-23; Radio Concert Pianist,
1923-24; N.Y. concert debut, 1924; Accom-
panist for actresses and singers in light opera,
1926-28; Real Estate Broker (Westfield. N.J )
1928-30; Pianist, Coach, Accompanist and
Actress, 1930-40; Recording Accompanist for
movies, full length features, shorts, and
cartoons; former Pres., Alpha Omicron Pi
(nat. sorority, alumni of N.Y.C.); Pres
Kan. U. (alumni of L.A.); Motion Picture
Previewer, D.A.R. at Will Hayes Office
3 yrs.

Directorships: Sec.-Treas.. Kan. U. (Alumni



of L.A.); Recording Sec, Peyton Randolph
Chap., D.A.R.

Memberships.- Alpha Omlcron Pi Sorority:
MacDowell Fraternity; D.A.R. ; P.-T.A.; Nat.
Flower Guild; L.A. Opera and Fine Arts
Matinee Musical; Women's Breakfast Club
(Riverside, Calif.), (official Pianist).
Religion: Congregational and Theosophlcal.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreati07is : Badminton, bridge, motoring,
and dancing.

Home Address: 10866 Bloomfield, No. Holly-
wood Calif.; 1016 So. Main, Ottawa, Kan.;
c/o Leland Jenks, Wellesley, Mass. "

DIETRICH. James Claire. A.B.

Born: Kansas City (Mo.), Oct. 30, 1894; s.
of Maggie (Kaiser) and David Dietrich.
Education: Public schs. Kansas City (Mo.);
U of Kan.; Institute of Musical Art (N.Y.
C); Schola Cantown (Paris); Student at the

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