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for Blind, 1898-1903; went to Berlin for
further studv in 1903, under the tutelage of
Hedwig Wifsnach, Coonraad V. Bos and
Edward Behm: began work with Anna E.
Schoen - Rene and studied uninterruptedly
with her from 1907-17; acquired a good
reputation in Germany, Holland and Aus-
tria as Concert and Oratorio Soprano; cho-
sen to sing the soprano role in the Ninth
Symyhony for the Crown Princess of Ger.,
1912; made concert tour of three months
In Amer. under the management of Annie
Friedberg, 1914. Western College for Wom-
en, Oxford (Ohio), 1918-20; Artist Teacher
at Cincinnatti Conservatory, 1919-21.
Memberships: Hon mem., Sigma Alpha Iota,
(musical sorority). Dominant Club (L.A.).
Religion: Protestant.

Bus. and Home Address: 1241 So. Edris Dr.,
Los Angeles, Calif.

FLUDE. John Meredith. M.D.

Born: Leechburg (Pa.), July 1, 1893; s. of
Mary Elizabeth (Grimm) and John D. Flude.
Education: Public and high schs. of Pa.;
Univ. of Pittsburgh; Jefferson Med. Coll.,
Philadelphia (Pa.).

Degrees: M.D., Jefferson Med. Coll., 1918.
Married: Margaret, d. of Edward H. De-
Lamater, in Logan (Utah), Sept. 19, 1932;
ch.; Marilyn Margaret, John Edward.
Prof- Record: Physician in active practice
in Pittsburgh (Pa.), 1920-31; Field Repre-
sentative for the American Soc for Con-
trol of Cancer in 13 western states, 1931-40.
Army Record: On inactive duty in Jefferson
Hosp., during World War I.
Memberships: Nu Sigma Nu; Masonic;
Shrine; Elks.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf.

Bus. Address: 3780 Wilshire Blvd., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 6034 Graciosa Dr., Los An-
geles, Calif.

FOGG, Edward Park. A.B., LL.B.

City Judge of Needles, Calif.

Born- Fort Worth (Tex.), Oct. 17, 1908;

s. of Alice (Park) and Fred T. Fogg.

Education: Occidental Coll.; Stanford Univ.;

Harvard Law School.

Degrees: A.B., Stanford U., 1930; LL.B.,

Harvard U., 1934.

Married: Jane Eyre, d. of James Eyre Mac-

pherson, in Tacoma (Wash.), Dec. 9, 1939.

Prof. Record: Practiced law in Los Angeles

(Calif.), 1935 to April, 1939; Needles
(Calif.), April, 1939—. Present City Judge
of Needles.

Memberships: Stanford Alumni Assn.; Rot-
ary International; B.P.O.E. Elks.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Tennis, fishing.
Bus. Address: 747 Front St., Needles, Calif.
Home Address: 604 Broadway, Needles.
Calif. *

FOGG. Professor Philip Shearer. A.B.,


Registrar and Associate Prof, of Business

Economics, Calif. Inst, of Tech.

Born: Battle Creek (Mich.), July 28, 1903;

s. of Delia (Shearer) and Alvah Lemont


Education: Stanford Univ.; Harvard Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Stanford U., 1925; M.B.A.,

Harvard U., 1929.

Married: Jean E., d. of Dr. H. V. Adi.x,

in Portland (Ore.), July, 1935.

Prof. Record: Statistician, Rand McNally &
Co (San Francisco), 1925-27; Investment
Analyst, Tri-Continental Corpn. (New York
City), 1929-30; Registrar and Asso. Prof.,
Calif Inst, of Tech., since 1930; Lecturer,
Amer. Inst, of Banking, 1932-38; Prof.,
Calif. Graduate Sch. of Design, 1937-41.
Directorships: Treas. and Dir., Consolidated
Engrg. Corpn.; Dir., United Geophysical Co.,
and Geophysical Exploration Co.
Publications: Articles on taxation and govt,
finance, since 1930.

Memberships: Amer. Assn. of Univ. Prof.,
Amer. Assn. Coll. Registrars; Lincoln and
Athanaeum clubs; Phi Beta Kappa.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf.

Bus. Address: California Inst, of Technol-
ogy, Pasadena, Calif.

Home Address: 1273 San Pasqual St., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

FOLEY. Thomas Martin. A.B., M.A.
Judge of the Superior Court, San Francisco.
Born: San Francisco (Calif.), Feb. 16, 1894;
s. of Margaret (O'Brien) and Wm. E. Foley.
Education: Hastings Law Coll.; Georgetown

Degrees: A.B., 1916, M.A., 1919, Georgetown

Married: Ruth G., d. of Elizabeth and
Louis Angel Burns, in Los Angeles (Calif.),
Aug. 14, 1927; ch.: Janet Margaret (11).
Prof Record: Practiced law, 1916-36; ap-
pointed Municipal Judge, San Francisco,
April 1, 1936; Superior Judge, San Fran-
cisco, Jan. 2, 1939-. Dir Military and
Veteran affairs. State of Calif., Dec 6,
1934 to April, 1936; Chmn., Veterans Wel-
fare Bd. (disbursed $15,000,000 of $30,000,-
000 bond issue to purchase homes and
farms for Veterans).

Army Service: Served from 1917 to 1918,
Lt. Infantry.



Mcml>r>nhii)!i: Olympic (San Fianrlsco) and
Mea<lovv (Fairfax) dubs.
Religion: Catholic,
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf, boalinR.

Bus. Address: City Hall, San Franrl.sco,

Home Address: RSD Daricn Wav, San Fran-
cisco, Calif. " •

FOLGER, Arthur Herbert, B.S.

F;irni Scrurily Administr.-itor.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.), Sept. 5. 1R95:

s. of Mary Frances (Green) and Clinton


Education: Tamalpais High Sch. (Marin
Co.); Univ. of Calif. Coll. of Agr.
Degrees: B.S., U. of Calif., 1917.
Married: Ruth Newton, d. of Arthur N.
Loring, in San Diego, Calif.; ch.: Loring and

Prof. Record: Various agrl. pursuits, 1917-
20; Mem., Staff, Coll. of Agr., Davis
(Calif.), 1020-39; on Administrative Staff,
Farm Secuirty Administration, since 1939.
Publications: Technical agrl. publications as
follows: four bulletins on Digestibility of
Various Feedstuffs and one bulletin on
Sanitation in Care of Milking Machines.
Army Service: 144th Field Artillery, Oct.,
1917 to Apr., 1918.
Religion: Protestant.
Recreations: Walking and gardening.
Bits. Address: 2287 Telegraph Ave., Berke-
ley, Calif.

Ho7ne Address: 25 Roosevelt Ave., Mill Val-
ley, Calif. •

FOLSOM, David Stone. A.B., LL.B.

City Attorney, Corcoran, Calif.
Born: Palo Alto (Calif.), July 19, 1913; s.
of Clinton E. (Stone) and David M. Folsom.
Education: Stanford Univ.

Degrees: A.B., 1936, LL.B., 1939. Stanford

Married: Katherine. d. of Kate (O'Neil) and
R. W. Ayres, in Carson City (Nev.), Jan.
3, 1935; ch.; Nancy Clinton and David

Prof. Record: Admitted to practice law,
Calif. Supreme Court, Federal District
Court, and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal,
Dec. 21, 1939. Employed in legal dept. of
P.G.& E. to June 1, 1940; moved to Cor-
coran to establish own practice; appointed
City Atty., Corcoran, Aug. 5, 1940 — .
Memberships: Phi Alpha Delta (legal frat.);
Rotary Club; San Francisco Bar Assn.;
Kings Co. Bar Assn.

Politics : Republican.

Recreations: Photography.

Bms. Address: P.O. Box 25, Corcoran, Calif.

Home Address: Estes, Corcoran, Calif.

FONDA, Henry (Jaynes)


Born: Grand Island (Neb.), May 16, 1905;

s. of Herberta Jaynes and William Brace


Education: Univ. of Minn.

Married: Frances, d. of Eugene Ford Sey-

mour; ch.: Jayne Seymour and Peter Henry.
Pro/. Record: C.'ime from Now York the-
ater, entered pictures In 19.'!5; Komc recent
credits are; Je.isc Jumrs; The Story of Alex-
ander Graham Bell; Young Mr. Lincoln;
Drums Along the Mohawk (all for Twentieth
Century-Fox), 19.39, and Let Us Live (Co-
lumbia), 19.39; Grapes of Wrath (Twentieth
Century-Fox), 1940.

Memberships: Acad, of Motion Picture Arts
and Sciences.

Bus. Address: Twentieth Centurv-Fox Stu-
dio, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angele.s, Calif.

FONTAINE, Joan (Joan de Beauvoir
(De Havilland) Aherne)


Born: Tok.vo (Japan), Oct. 22, 1917; d. of

Lilian (Rusi?) and W. A. do Havilland.

Education: Saratoga (Calif.) Grammar

Sch.; Los Gatos (Calif.) High Sch.; Notre

Dame Convent (Belmont, Calif.); American

Sch. of Japan (Tokyo).

Married: Brian, s. of Louise (Thomas) and

Wm. de Lacy Aherne, in Del Monte (Calif.).

Aug. 20, 1939.

Prof. Record: Has appeared in numerous
motion pictures among which have been;
Damsel in Distress (RKO), 1938; Gunga Din
(RKO), 1939; The Women (M-G-M), 1940;
Rebecca (Selznick), 1940.

Bus. Address: Selznick International Studios,
Culver City. Calif.

Home Address: 703 No. Rodeo Dr., Beverly
Hills, Calif. •

FOOTE, The Reverend Arthur, A.B.,

Minister, First Unitarian Churches of Stock-
ton and Sacramento.

Bern: Ann Arbor (Mich.), Jan. 18, 1911;
s. of Eleanor T.vson (Cope) and Henry Wil-
der Foote.

Education: Harvard Univ. and Meadville
Theological Sch. (Crhicago).

Degrees: A.B., Harvard, 1933; B.D.. Mead-
ville, 1936.

Married: Rebecca Carroll, d. of Roderick P.
Clark, in Southwest Harbor (Me.), 1933-
ch.: Frances Eliot and Nathan Clark.
Prof. Record: Minister. Unitarian
Church, Shelbyville (111.), 1935-36; now,
Minister, First Unitarian Churches of Stock-
ton and Sacramento.

Directorships: Vice-Pres., Stockton Consum-
ers Co-operative Soc. and Trustee, Pac. Uni-
tarian Sch. for the Ministry.

Memberships: Civitan and Harvard Varsity

Religion: Unitarian.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Tennis, skiing.

Bus. Addresses: First Unitarian CHiurches,

Stockton, and Sacramento, Calif.

Home Address: 453 Bristol Ave., Stockton,
Calif. .

FOOTE, Philip Mauro, B.S., L.A.B.

Composer, Pianist, Teacher.

Head of Institute of Modern Music.

Born: Kewanee (111.). Julv 18, 1897; s. of

Lillie (Bruns) and Moses Latimer Foote.

Education: Ohio State Univ.; studied piano



with Anna Skinner (pupil of Edward Mac-
Dowell) ; pipe organ.

Degrees: B.S. (Chem. Engr.), Ohio State U.,
1920; L.A.B. (Licentiate of the Asso. Bd.),
Royal College and Royal Acad, of Music,
London (Eng.).

Prof. Record: Sang, Church of Good Shep-
herd, Columbus (Ohiol ; Accompanist: Co-
lumbia Public Schools Orchestra, Ohio State
U Choral Soc. and Ohio State U. Men's
Glee Club. Exec, Standard Oil Co. of New
York, in British India, 1920-33; while in
India, Conductor of Symphony and Choral,
Madras Musical Assn. (Madras). Musical
Arranger, Pianist and Composer, 1933-37;
Owner and Head of Inst, of Modern Music,
Oakland (Calif.), 1937—.
Covxpositions: Omar Khayyam Suite (piano);
Concert Valse (violin and piano) ; Idyll
(piano) ; Ming Hoy (operetta) ; Dos Bailes
Flamencos (orchestra) ; Symphony in F Ma-
jor (The Leaf Shower), (orchestra); The
Buckle of Isis (grand opera in preparation).
Songs: / Give to You My Heart; A Red Red
Rose; six soprano songs; six contralto
songs; Chinese song.

Directorships: Vice-Pres., Calif. Composer
and Writers Soc; Amer. Federation of Mu-

Aryny Service: Second Lt., Field Artillery,
U. S. Army (World War I).
Awards: Victory Medal.
Memberships: Kappa Sigma; Masons.
Religion: Christian Science.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Flying, sailing, swimming, and
other sports.

Bus. Address: 532 - 16th St., Oakland, Calif.
Home Address: 634 - 15th St., Oakland,

FORBES. Helen K.

Artist, Muralist.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.), Feb. 3, 1891;
d. of Kate (Skeels) and Stanly Forbes.
Education: Castilleja School, Palo Alto
(Calif.); San Francisco Inst, of Art (grad-
uate); three yrs. with Armin Hansen; pri-
vate instruction at Monterey (Calif.) three
yrs.; travel and study with Ernst Leyden.
Andre L'hote, one yr. three mos.; granted
life scholarship, San Francisco Inst, of Art,
and has taken occasional courses there.
Degrees: Life Scholarship, San Francisco
Inst, of Art.

P7 0/. Record: Until 1934, painted water col-
ors and oils, exhibiting in one-man shows at:
S. F. Palace of the Legion of Honor, Los
Angeles Mus. of Art, San Diego Mus., Mills
Coll., Stanford U., and U. of Calif. Painted
9'x 28' tempera mural, 1934, one lO'x 60'.
1936, for WPA project "Noah's Ark" (1)
"Landing of the Ark," (2) "Debarkation
of the Animals." Won competition for Fed-
eral Art Project mural for Merced (Calif.)
Post Office; won mural competition for
P.O., Susanville (Calif.), 1939 (both works
being in egg tempera). Did "Adam and
Eve, Music" and "The First Garden, Fruit,"
in oil (two panels, 7'x 16' murals for 1939
exposition on Treasure Island) ; egg tem-
pera panels, 3'8"xl6', Monrovia (Calif.),
1940. Worked in "Art in Action" at Gol-
den Gate Internat. Expn; showed oils both
yrs. in Fine Arts Bldg., G.G.I.E.; now work-

ing in mosaic. Lecturer of Art, U. of Cailf.,

Spring, 1931.

Directorships: Bd. of Directors, S. F. Soc.

of Women Artists.

Memberships: Nat. Soc. of Mural Painters;

S. F. Art Assn.; S. F. Society of Women


Religion: Protestant.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Music, trips to Sierras.

Home Address: 60 Alta St., San Francisco,

Calif. Other: 1151 University Ave., Palo

Alto, Calif. *

FORD, Helen Louise

Housewife, Lecturer, Writer, Artist.
Born: Placerville (Calif.), June 29, 1879;
d. of Bertha (Simpson) and Oliver Cromwell

Education: Public schools.
Married: George K. Ford; ch.: Vivian Ford

Prof. Record: Has been president of six
women's clubs dealing with art, literature
and music, also gardening. Organizer of
a garden club for flower arrangements and
citv beautification. Pres., San Francisco
branch, Nat. League of Amer. Pen Women;
Past Pres., Pacific Musical Club. Has
given many travelogues and illustrated lec-
tures; origiantor of Helen Louise Ford Schol-
arship Fund, whereby one or two students
may receive a secretarial edn. each year.
Memberships: City Club for Women's Serv-
ice; Women's Athletic Club; Forum Club
(past pres.); President's Assembly (past
pres.); S. F. Musical, Forest Hill Garden
and S. F. Garden clubs; Garden Study of
the Peninsula.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Traveling, arranging flowers.
Home Address: 96 Sotelo Ave., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

FORD, John Anson. A.B.

Supervisor, Los Angeles County.
Born: Waukegan (111.); s. of Sarah R.
(Holmes) and James T. Ford.
Education: Beloit Coll. (Wis.)
Degrees: A.B., Beloit Coll.
Married: Lois, d. of A. G. Goldsmith, in
Chicago (111.); ch.: John Arnold.
Prof. Record: History and Economics Teach-
er, Beloit High Sch., 1907-09 (holder of
Teacher's Life Cert, in Wis.); Newspaper
writer, 1909-19; with Oak Leaves Co., Oak
Park (111.); Chicago Tribune as Asst. to
Henry M. Hyde (famous columnist) ; Asst.
Editor, Popular Mechanics. News Writer.
Dept. of Labor and Agr., Washington
(D.C.), 1919-20; Partner, Hoag & Ford, ad-
vertising and publicity, Los Angeles, 1920-
27- Owner, John Anson Ford Co., advertising
and publicity, 1927-35, elected Supervisor,
Los Angeles County, 1934; candidate for
Mayor of Los Angeles, 1937; first choice for
Mayor of Recall Com. which led in election
of Fletcher Bowron. 1938; re-elected to office
of Supervisor, 1938.

Directorships: So. Calif. Opera Assn.; Calif.
Physicians Serv. ; I am An American, Inc.
Publications: Various magazine articles.



Membershipn: SlRma Chi, Delta Sl^ma Kho.
Relii/ion : CunKroKa t li >na 1 ,
Politicn: Democrat.
Recrentiovn: Outdoor photoRrnphy.
Bus. Addrcsn: Hall of Records, Los An-
geles, Calif.

rinme l.'^.'ifi No. Mariposa Ave., Los
AnRolos, Calif. •

FORD, Thomas Francis

U.S. Congressman, 14lh District, Calif.
Born: St. Louis (Mo.); s. of Ellen (Ferris)
and Thomas Ford.

Education: Public and private schools, St.
Louis (Mo.) and Toledo (Ohio).
Married: Lillian Cope Cummlngs, Los An-
geles (Calif.), June 21, 19ia.
Prof. Record: With newspapers in Washing-
ton, Idaho, Washington, D.C., and Calif,
since 1913. Lit. Editor, The Time.i, Los An-
geles, 1919-29: al-so Editor, The Times Il-
lustrated Magazine. 1919-2.3: Publicity Dir.,
Los Angeles Dept. Water and Power, 1929-
31; Mem., City Council, L.A., 1931-33;
Mem., 73rd to 76th Congresses, 14th Dist.,
Los Angeles, 1933-41. Special Lecturer on
Internat. Trade, U. of So. Calif., 1920-21.
Publications: Author (with Lillian C. Ford),
The Foreign Trade of the United States,
1920; Travel and Economic Research in
Europe, 1927. Spec, articles on European
conditions for various newspapers and maga-

Memberships: Univ. X Club; Cosmos C^ub
(Washington, D.C.)
Religion: Unitarian.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: 438 Federal BIdg., Los An-
geles. Calif.

Home Address: 940 No. Benton Way, Los
Angeles, Calif. •

FORD, Willard Stanley, A.B., A.M.,

Supt. of Schools.

Born: Monticello (Wis.), Apr. 20. 1890; s. of
Ellen (Turner) and James Ford.
Prof. Record: Teacher, rural sch. (Wis.),
Univ. of Wis.; Stout Inst.: Teacher's Coll.,

Degrees: A.B.. Lawrence Coll., 1915; A.M.,
1925, Ph.D., 1927, Teacher's Coll., Colum-

Married: Etta Anna Hammond, River Falls
(Wis.), Aug. 9. 1916; ch. : Jack Hammond.
Carolellen and Richard Stanley.
Prof. Record: Teacher, rural sch. (Wis.),
1908; grammar grades, Elmwood (Wis.),
1909; Science and Mathematics, Ft. Atkin-
son (Wis.), 1913-16; Supt. of Schs., New
London (Wis.), 1916-19; Dir., Vocational
Edn., Appleton (Wis.), 1919-24; Lecturer,
U. of Mo., summer 1926; Prof, of Edn , U
of So. Calif., 1926-34; also Asst. Dean,
Sch. of Edn.; Chief Deputy Supt., Los An-
geles City Schs., 1934-38; Supt. of Glen-
dale City Schs., since April 1, 1938.
Directorships: Mem., Bd. of Dir., Y.M.C.A.;
Mem., Exec. Com., Boy Scouts of Amer.

Publications: Co-authored manv sch. sur-

Memberships: Amer. Assn., U. Profs.: Nat.
Soc. CoH. Teachers of Edn.; Supervisors of
Student Teaching: Nat. Soc. for Study of


Edn.; NIC. A,; Amer. AKsn. of .Sch. Admln-
slrs.: Pub. .Sch. Bus. (Jfriclal.s A.ssn. of
.So. Ciillf.; Slgmu Phi Ep.silon, Phi Beta
Kappa, l»hl Kappa Phi, I'M Delta Kappa.
Jind Tau Kappa Alph.i.
Religion: Methodist.

Bus. Address: 411 E. WlLson Ave., Glondale,

Ilnme Address: 1745 Mclwood Dr., Glondale.

FORMAN, Edward Seymour

Kcsoarch, Jot Propul.sion Dept., Calif. Inst
of Tech.

Born: Gillespie (111.), Dec. 3, 1912; s. of
Mabel E. (Nelson), and Hardy S. Forman.

Education: Pasadena Jr. Coll.; Calif. Inst
of Tech.

Married: Phyllis J., d. of Dr. Roberts S
Friend, in Pasadena (Calif.), March 29,

Prof. Record: United Aviation and Parachute
Co., 1932; Kinner Airplane and Engine
Corpn., 19.34; Supt., Halafa.x Explosives Co.,
1935; Lockheed Aircraft Corpn., 19.37; Re-
search Asst. in Aeronautics, Jet Propulsion
Dept., Calif. Inst, of Tech., Pasadena, since

Directorships: Treas., Shelter Cove Oil Co.
Publications: Articles in Journal of the Am-
erican Rocket Society.

Memberships: Inst, of Aeronautical Sciences;
Mantle Club.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Tennis, archery, photography,
and music.

Btis. Address: California Inst, of Technol-
ogy, Pasadena, Calif.

Home Address: 303 No. Hill Ave., Pasadena,
Calif. .

FORTMAN, Edward Jerome

Public Relationist.

Born: Mercer County (Ohio), Feb. 26, 1898.

Education: St. Joseph's Coll., Rennselaer


Married: Isabel (now divorced), d. of Leah
M. and Ralph Alvord, Los Angeles, 1926;
ch. : Jerome, Lorraine.

Prof. Record: Public Relations Counsel for:
Willkie Volunteers of So. Calif. ; Foreign
Trade Week, Los Angeles Chamber of Com-
merce; Nat. Musicians week; J. Walter
Thompson Co. Radio shows : Lux Radio
Theatre; Chase & Sanborn program; Kraft
Music Hall; One Man's Family: Rudy Vallee
Hour ' 'Those We Love' ' ; Haven Mac Quar-
rie's, "Do You Want to be An Actor?";
Mary Pickford radio dramas; Shell Chateau;
Wally Beery; Al Jolson, etc. Counsellor for
autos and radio stations of Don Lee. Inc.
and Paul G. Hoffman Co., Inc.; also western
road building exploitation, aviation, foods,
and community development programs. Con-
duct public relations programs for numerous
nat. corpns. Founder, Defenders of the Con-
stitution (educational program). Editorial on
Ex-Detroit News, Detroit Journal; formerly
published California Motoring.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Hunting, fishing, exploring in
High Sierras and Death Valley.
Bv^. Address: 612 Equitable Bldg.. Holly-
wood, Calif.
Home Address: Hol^^vood. Calif. *



First Vice-President. Union Title Insurance
and Trust Company.

Born: San Diego (Calif.), Dec. 23, 1890;
s. of Ella F. (Dillion) and John F. For-

Education: San Diego Middletown School and
Russ High School.

Married.- Hazel, d. of David R. Boucher, in
San Diego; ch.: Marie (Mrs. J. C. Ewing) ;
Adele L., John F., II, and Eleanora Hazel.
Prof Record: Title Insurance business since
1910, prior to this was a seaman, surveyor
and student; Past Pres., San Diego Co. Dev.
Fed • Past Pres., Imperial-San Diego Coun-
ty (io-ordinating Com.: former Vice-Pres. of
Calif. Highway Council; Past Pres., San Diego
Chamber of Commerce.

Directorships: First Vice-Pres., Union Title
Ins. and Trust Co.; Dir., San Diego Cham-
ber of Commerce; Chmn., Chamber Com-
merce Highway Commn.; Dir., San Diego
Highway Development Assn.
Memberships: San Diego Club; Masonic
(Blue Lodge and Chapter); Native Sons of
Golden West.
Religion: Christian.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Horseback riding, cattle round-

Bus. Address: 1028 Second Ave., San Diego,

Home Address: 3008 James St., San Diego,

FOURT. Walter J.. A.B., J.D.


Born; Fairfield (Iowa), Aug. 31, 1899; s. of
Fannie (Shannon) and Dr. Frank Fourt.
Education: Univ. of Iowa; Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: A.B., 1923, J.D.. 1925, U. of Calif.
Married: Pauline R., d. of Elva and Hugh
Stevenson, in Fairfield (Iowa), May 28,

Prof Record: Entered District Attys. office,
Santa Barbara County, 1925; engaged by
law firm of Drapeau, Orr & Gardner, Ven-
tura (Calif.), 1926; became City Atty. of
Ventura, 1927, and continued in that office
for seven yrs.; engaged in private practice
of law, Ventura since 1934; representative
of various companies.

Navy Service: Enlisted May 7, 1917, U.S.N. ,
served until Nov. 18, 1918; honorably dis-

Memberships: Amer. Legion; Elks; Masons;
Lions; Phi Delta Phi (hon. legal).
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Fishing, hunting.
Bus. Address: Western Union Bldg., Ven-
tura, Calif.

Home Address: 315 Manzanita Dr., Ventura,

FOWLER, Professor William Alfred,

Engr.B., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Physics, California

Institute of Technology.

Born: Pittsburgh (Pa.). Aug. 9, 1911: s. Of

Jennie Summers (Watson) and John McLeod


Education: Public schs., Lima (Ohio); Ohio
State Univ.

Degrees: Engr.B., Ohio State U., 19.33;
Ph.D., Calif. Inst, of Tech., 1936.
Married: Ardiane, d. of Florence (Foy) and
Remington Olmsted, at Sierra Madre, Calif.,
Aug. 24, 1940.

Prof. Record: Research Fellow in High-
Potential, 1936-.39: Asst. Prof, of Physics,
Calif. Inst, of Tech., 1939—.
Publications: Various articles on Nuclear
Physics in Physical Review (1934 — ).
Memberships: Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, and
Tau Kappa Epsilon.

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

Home Address: 523 So. Los Robles, Pasa-
dena, Calif.

FOWLER. William Henry Begbie, A.B.

Newspaper Executive.

Born: San Francisco (Calif.), Nov. 20,
1877; s. of Mariana de Lerma (Baillie) and
Monmouth H. Fowler.

Education: St. Paul's School, London (Eng.)
Degrees: A.B., Stanford Univ., 1906.
Married: Laura (dec, 1934), d. of Charles
B Wells, in Bethlehem (Pa.), Feb. 17, 1909;
ch.: Barbara Baillie (Mrs. Albert L. Hoogs),
Jean Wells, and John Begbie,
Prof Record: Librarian, San Francisco
Chronicle, 1894-96; Bus. Mgr., 1913-22, Edi-
tor, 1925-31, Asst. Pub. and Gen. Mgr.,
1922-35; Former Pres., Island Pineapple
Co., Pacific Gravure Co., Spears-Wells Ma-
chinery Co.

Directorships: Hawaiian Pineapple Co., Ltd.;
Honolulu Plantation Co.; San Francisco
Safety Council.

Memberships: San Francisco Press Club
(Past Pres.); St. Francis Yacht Club; Stan-
ford Club of San Francisco; Stanford Alum-
ni Assn. (Past Pres.)
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Ind. Republican.
Recreations: Motoring, traffic study and

Bus. Address: 519 California St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Address: 2733 Broderick St., San
Francisco, Calif.

FOWLER. William Thomas

City Attorney, Westmoreland and Calipatria,

Born: Alta (Iowa), Jan. 16, 1895; s. of
Alice Jane (Cooper) and William H. Fow-

Education: Univ. of Alberta.
Married: Frances A., d. of William H.
Rock, at Piedmont (Calif.), Aug. 22, 1931.
Prof Record: Private practice of law, Prov.
of Alberta (Canada) and State of Calif.
Army Service: Served in the British Army,

Memberships: B.P.O.E. (Elks); Rotary Qub; and Canadian Legions.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: 114 Bank of America Bldg.,
Brawley, Calif.

Home Address: 330 W. Bonita St., Calipa-
tria, C:aUf.



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