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FOX, Christy, A.B. (Mrs. Ludlow Shon-
nard, Jr.)

Soi-lL'ty Kililor, Los Anyclcs Times.
Horn: Rochester (N.Yj, June 19; d. of
Mfirjorie (Mossman) and J. Franklin Fox

I'UI unit ion: lioyccmore Sch. for Girls. Evans-
ton (111.); MarlborouKh Sch. for Girls (Los
Angeles); Univ. of So. Calif.
DdjrccK: A.B., U.S.C., 1934.
M((rrictl: I.udlow, Jr., s. of Erna (Uambach)
and Ludlow .Shoniiard (both elect, at Mon-
tecito (Santa Barbara, Calif.), Sept. 26,

Bus. Record: Free lance writer; columnist;
Soc. Editor, Los Angeles Times.
Memberships: Pi Beta Phi (social sorority,
U.S.C); Theta Sigma Phi (journalism sor-

Religion: Episcopal.

Pohtics: Republican.

Recreations: Golt.

Bus. Address: Los Angeles Times, Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 6470 Colgate Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.; Foxley (ranch), Encino, Calif.*

FOX, Herbert Wright. A.B., B.S.

Chemical Engineer.

Born: Painted Post (N.Y.), Feb. 7, 1873;

s. of Louisa O. (Wright) and Charles James


Education: Union Coll., Schenectady (N.Y.);
Univ. of Chicago.

Degrees: A.B., Union Coll., 1893; B.S., U.
of Chicago, 1895.

Married: Anna Moore, of Clayton (N.J.),
at Colorado Springs (Colo.), Feb. 7, 1906;
ch. : Herbert Moore.

Bus. Record: Engaged in chemical work in
Chicago, 1895-98; Supt. and Mgr., various
mining properties and metallurgical plants
in U.S., Mex., and Can., 1898-1916; in chem-
ical engineering work since 1916, designing,
erecting and operating chemical plants in
U.S., Eng., and Italy.

Publications: Author of various articles in
technical journals.

Me7nberships: Psi Epsilon; Del Mar Club
(Santa Monica) .
Religion: Episcopal.

Home Address: 939% Third St., Santa Mon-
ica, Calif. •

FOX. Professor Robert Myron, B.S.,


Professor, Civil Engineering, Univ. of So.

Born: Detroit (Mich.), April 23, 1876; s. of
Caroline (White) and William H. Fo.x.
Education: Univ. of Mich.
Degrees: B.S., U. of Mich., 1898; M.A.,
U.S.C, 1927.

Married: Susan, d. of Prof. William H.
Dorrance, at Ann Arbor (Mich.), Aug. 26,

Prof. Record: U.S. Deep Waterway Survey,
1898; Maintenance of Way, C. & W.M. Ry,
1899; Culverts and Bridges. M.C.R.R., 1900-
11; Consultant at Phoenix (Ariz.), 1911;
Copper Smelters with A.G. McGregor (Ariz.),

1912-18, lfJ21; Prof., Civil Engineering,

U.S.C, 1922-.

Arm}/ ftervice: Capl., Engrs., 1918-20; Ednl.

orricor. Fort Bayard (N.M.), V.)VJ-'M); Co.

A, 7th Engrs. (Mid.), Fort Bliss (Texas),


Membemhips: Sigma Phi Delta. Chi Ep.sllon;
Amer. Soc. Civil Engrs. ; Amer. Waterworks
A.ssn.; Amer. Assn. of Univ. Profs.; .Soc. for
Promotion of Engineering Edn.
Reliyidin: Baptist.
Recreation.i: Gardening.

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

Home Address: 2716 Manning Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

FRACKER. (Mrs.) Ruth Miller


Born: Chicago (111.), Jan. 17, 1904; d. of
Antha (KJnowlton) and Kempster B. Miller.
Education: Otis Art Institute (Los Angeles);
Art Students' League (N.Y.C.); Academy,
Beaux Arts, Paris (France) ; Nat. Acad.,
Florence (Italy).

Married: Henry E., s. of Howard Fracker,
at Pasadena, Calif., Oct. 30, 1931.
Prof. Record: Exhibited pictures at Corcoran
Art Gallery (Washington, D.C.), San Diego
Museum, San Francisco Mus., L.A. Mas.,
State Fairs, Sacramento (Calif.), Pomona
Fair, and Pasadena Soc. Artists; painted
murals for Childrens' Ward, Huntington
Memorial Hosp., Pasadena (Calif.)
Awards: Silver Medal, Internal. Art Exhibit
of Olympic Games (L.A.), 1932; First Prize,
Calif. State Fair (Sacramento), 1932, Sec-
ond Prize, 1937; First Prize, Jr. Chamber
of Commerce (Pasadena), 1936; First Por-
trait Prize, Pasadena Soc. Artists, 1940.

Memberships: Pasadena Soc. Artists; Calif
Art Club.

Home Address: 7357 Pyramid PI., Hollywood,

FRANCIS. George. A.B., J.D.

District Attorney, Inyo County.
Born: San Francisco (Calif.), July 13, 1901;
s. of Nelle (Freebey) and George Francis.
Education: Public schs., Berkeley (Calif.);
Univ. of Calif. (Berkeley).
Degrees: A.B., 1922, J.D., 1925, U. of Calif.
Married: Hildegard, d. of Martha (Gruppe)
and Adolf Buchterkirchen, at Beverly Hills
(Calif.), Nov. 7, 1933; ch. : George.
Prof. Record: Lawj'er; Deputy Ditsrict Atty.,
Inyo County; District Ally., Inyo Co.
Memberships: Phi Alpha Delta.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Fishing, hunting, and tennis.

Bus. Address: Court House, Independence,

Home Address: 239 No. Jackson St., Inde-
pendence, Calif. •

Dir., Communications, Council, Nat. Defense.
Born: Lansing (Mich.), Oct. 18, 1891, s.
of Lillian (Burgdorf) and Will Francisco.
Education: Michigan State Coll., 1914.
Degrees: B.S., 1914, M.A., 1918.. Mich.
State Coll.

Married: Constance M., d. of Charles Little,



Passaic (N.J.), Oct. 27, 1915; ch.: Don
Francisco, Jr.

P>of. Record: After leaving college in 1914,
emploved bv the Calif. Fruit Growers Ex-
change in their Chicago office; later organ-
ized the Dealer Service Dept., and became
its first Mgr.; Asst. Advertising Mgr., 1915;
Advtg. Mgr., 1916; moved to Los Angeles
1916, and for the next six yrs. was in charge
of advertising and trade promotion in con-
nection with Sunkist; Co-Manager of the
I,os Angeles office of Lord & Thomas (one
of the country's largest and oldest adver-
tising agencies) 1921; later E.xec. Vice-Pres.
and Gen. Mgr. of the Pacific Coast; was
in charge of the Lord & Thomar campaign
to defeat special tax on Calif, chain stores,
the bill was defeated in 57 out of 58 counties;
was elected Pres. and was transferred to
headquarters of Lord & Thomas in New
York, 1938; resigned as Pres., to become
asso. with the Council of Nat. Defense; ap-
pointed Dir. of Communications Div. by Mr.
Nelson A. Rockefeller, Coordinator of Com-
mercial and Cultural Relations between the
Amer. Republics. Has been active in advtg.
organization work for many yrs.; has held
the following offices: Pres., Pacific Advtg.
Clubs Assn., Advtg. Club of L.A., Pac.
Advtg. Agencies Assn., Hollywood Baseball
Assn.; Vice-Pres., Asso. Advtg. Clubs of
World, Chmn.. Advertisers Round Table of
L A. ; Bd. of Governors, Amer. Assn. of
Advtg. Agencies; Dir., Assn. of Nat. Adver-
tisers, Advtg. Federation of Amer., Amer.
Assn. of Advtg. Agencies.
Directorships: Dir. and Mem. Exec. Com.
of Lord & Thomas.

Publications: Has written numerous papers
in regard to cooperative advertising of agri-
cultural products and public relations.
Memberships: Past Pres., Pacific Coast Ad-
vertising Clubs Assn. ; Advtg. Clubs of L.A.
and N.Y.; Midwick Country Club; Deepdale
Country Club (N.Y.); Alpha Delta Sigma.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf.

Bus. Address: 444 Madison Ave., N.Y.C.
Other Address: 400 Park Ave., Now York,
New York.

Home Address: 1750 Lombardy Rd., Pasa-
dena, Calif.
Other Address: 400 Park Ave., N.Y.C.

FRANKEL, Bessie Bartlett


Born: San Buena Ventura (Calif.); d. of
Mae (McKeeby) and Albert Griffith Bartlett.
Education: Los Angeles pub. schs. ; Cumnock
Sch. of Expression; private teachers in music
and dramatics in N.Y. and abroad.
Married: Cecil Frankel, in Los Angeles
(Calif.), June 6, 1911.

Directorships: Pres. Emeritus, Calif. Fed.
of Music Clubs; Vice-Pres., So. Calif. Sym-
phony Assn.; Pres., Women's Com. for the
Philharmonic Orchestra.

Publications: Composed many songs and
piano solos.

Memberships: Kappa Alpha Chapter of the
Sigma Alpha Iota; (Past Pres.), Friday
Morn. Club (L.A.)
Recreations: Golf.

Home Address: 643 Palisades Beach Rd.,
Santa Monica, Calif.

FRANKENSTEIN. Alfred Victor, Ph.B.

Music Editor, Critic, Lecturer.
Born: Chicago (111.), Oct. 5, 1906; s. of
Irma (Rosenthal) and Victor S. Franken-

Education: Univ. of Chicago; Yale Univ.
Degrees: Ph.B., U. of Chicago, 1932.
Married: Sylvia, d. of Mary (Simons) and
Ernst Lent, in Wash. (D.C.), April 18, 1935;
ch. : John.

Bus. Record: Music Editor, Review of Re-
views Corpn., 1929-30; Special Corres., Chi-
cago Tribune, 1927-28; Asst. to Herman
Devries, Music Editor, Chicago American,
1930-34; Instr. in Music, U. of Chicago,
1932-34. Guest Lecturer at Stanford U. and
Mills Coll. on several occasions; has contri-
buted to Magazine of Art, Musical Quarterly,
American Mercury, N.Y. Times, N.Y. Herald-
Tribune, Modern Music, etc. With the S.F.
Chronicle since 1934, and Music Lecturer,
U. of Calif. Extension Div. since 1935; Pro-
gram Annotator, S.F. Symphony Orch.
Bus. Address: San Francisco Chronicle, 5th
and Mission, San Francisco, Calif.
Home Address: 1034 Vallejo St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.


Citizenship Chmn. of Ninth Dist. Calif. Con-
gress Parents and Teachers.
Born: Zagreb (Yugoslavia), April 2, 1900;
d. of Milosava (Kodich) and Jovan P.

Education: Yugoslavia; St. Louis: Los An-

Married: Marko S., s. of Angela (Angus)
and Savo Franovich, Los Angeles (Calif.),
Nov. 15, 1920; ch. : George, Chris.
Bus. Record: War Relief Work, 1914-20

(Calif. Com. for Relief in Serbia and
France) ; Social Welfare Work for benefit of

Yugoslav Immigrants; Interpreter for U.S.
Immigration Service.

Directorships: Citizenship Chmn. of Ninth

Dist. Calif. Congress Parents and Teachers.

Memberships: (Hon. Life Mem.), Slavonic

Alliance of Calif.; Yugoslav Social (San
Diego) and Bus. and Prof. Women's (Duns-

muir, Calif.) Clubs.

Religion: Eastern Orthodox.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Swimming.

Bus. Address: 645 A St., San Diego, Calif.

Home Address: 1172 - 21st St., San Diego,


FRASER, Dean Frances Maxwell, A.B.,


Dean of Women, Riverside Junior College.
Born: Riverside (Calif.), Oct. 5, 1895; d
of Helen (Maxwell) and William Grant

Education: Riverside public schs.
Degrees: Graduated Vassar Coll., A.B., 1917;
M.A., Columbia U., 1919.
Prof. Record: Teacher at Knox Sch., Tarry-
town (N.Y.), 1919-20; Westover Sch. for
Girls, Middlebury (Conn.), 1920-22; Dean of
Women, Riverside Junior Coll., 1923-27;
Asso. Warden at Vassar Coll., 1927-28; Dean
of Women, Riverside Junior Coll., 1928 — .

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Pres., Calif. Assn. of Women Deans and

Vice -Principals, l<).W-;i5; Vice -Pros., So.

CaDf. Vassar Club, I'.KiT-.'W.

Membershijm: Amer. Assn. of Univ. Women;

Calif. Teachers' Assn.

Relii/ion : Presbyterian.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Music, theatre, and travel.

Bus. Address: Terracina Dr., lilverside,

Home Address: 4570 Aurora Dr., Itiverslde,

FRAZER. William Edward


Birn: Sparta (Wis.), Jan. 10, 1902; s. of
Freda (Lash) and William M. Frazer.

Education: Pub. schs. in Sparta and La
Crosse (Wis.)

Bus. Record: Has written and published
mystery-detective stories, semi-technical ar-
ticles for automotive trade journals and
busine:;s magazines, technical articles on util-
ization of motor vehicles in the gas and
electric utility publications; gen. feature
articles in the American Magazine; made a
nat. survey of the prevalence of hijacking
commercial freight trucks in Amer., publish-
ed in Jan., 1937 issue of American under the
title Hunting the Highway Pirates; this was
made into the Paramount motion picture
Tip Off Girls, exhibited in 1938. In 1938,
made a nat. survey of trucking industry
and its effects, as a rising transport system,
on social and econ. development in relation
to railroads and waterways, published in
American Magazine, Nov., 1938, under title
"4,000,000 Covered Wagons;" made the nat.
survey of gambling conditions and wrote the
foundation for the Thomas Sugrue article
"Gambling Away Billions" in the Oct., 1937
American Magazine. Feb., 1941 issue of
American Business Magazine carried his
article concerning restrictive state motor
vehicles laws in various states and their ill
effects on free flow of truck-born com-

Religion : Congregational .

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Swimming, golf, and hiking.

Bus. Address: 168 Tenth Ave., San Diego,

Home Address: 2220 Albatross St., San
Diego, Calif.

FREDERICK, Professor Pauline Marie.

B.S., M.A., Ed.D.

Supervisor, Women's Professional Physical

Education and Asso. Professor, Univ. of So.


Born: Baltimore (Md.), June 28; d. of Stel-
la B. (Richardson) and Charles H. Frederick.

Education: Columbia Univ.

Degrees: B.S., 1926, M.A., 1931, Ed.D., 1938,
Columbia U.

Prof. Record: Battle Creek Coll., 1926-30;
Kamehameha Sch. for Girls, Honolulu
(T.H.), 1931-36; Asst. Teacher, Teachers'
Coll., Columbia U., 1937-38; U. of So. Calif.,
1938 — ; Dir., Camp Pottawattamie, summers
1927-29; Dir.. Camp Tegawitha, 1930-31;
Teaching, Sargent Student Camp, 1930-31;
Teaching, Columbia U., summers 1937-38.

Mcinbcrships: Kappa Delta PI, Delta PhI
Kappa, and Psi Nu Sigma.

Rtligio7i: Presbyterian.

Politics: Republican.

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

flome Address: 920 W., 35th PI., Los An-
geles, Calif.

FREDRICKS. Jessica Mary

Music Librarian, San Francisco Public Li-

Born: San Francisco (Calif.); d. of Jessie
(Todman) and William D. Fredricks.

Education: Various pub. schs.; San Fran-
cisco Conservatory of Music; Univ. of Calif,
summer sessions in music and extension
courses in librarianship.

Married: Harry Schaff, San Francisco
(Calif.). 1939.

Bus. Record: Librarian of the Music Dept.,
San Francisco Pub. Library, since its incep-
tion in 1917; one of the foremost music de-
partments in pub. libraries in this country.

Publications: Compiler, California Com-posers
(published by Calif. Fed. of Music Clubs,
S.F.), 1934.

Memberships: Calif. Library Assn., Amer.
Library Assn., Special Libraries Assn., and
Music Library Assn.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Gardening, automobiling.

Bus. Address: San Francisco Public Library,
San Francisco, Calif.

Home Address: 1175 Washington St., San
Francisco, Calif.

FREDRICKSON, Lieutenant John
Walter, Supply Corps, U.S.Navy Res.

Secy-Treas., Los Angeles Paper Bo.\ Fac-

Born: Faklun (Minn.), May 7, 1903; s. of
Sina (Nelson) and Paul W. Fredrickson.

Education: Berthold (N.D.) pub. and high
schs.; West High Sch., Minneapolis (Minn.);

Married: Gayle Lewis, d. of Stephen S.
Daley, in Yuma (Ariz.), March 16, 1938;
ch.: Roger Crump (step-son).

Bus. Record: U.S. Navy, 1924-28; Secy.-
Treas., H. M. Christensen Co. (Los Angeles),
1928-32; Secy.-Treas., Los Angeles Paper
Box Factory, since 1932.

Navy Service: U.S. Navv, 1918-19. 1924-28;
U.S.N. Res., 1920-24, 1928—. Passed Asst.
Paymaster with the rank of Lieut., U.S.N.
Res. ; transferred to Honorary Retired List
of the Naval Res., March 1, 1941.

Awards: Navy CJood Conduct medal.

Memberships: U.S.N. Res. Officers Assn.;
University Lodge, A.F. & A.M., Minneapolis
(Miim.); U.S.N. Inst.; Nat. Assn. of Credit

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: CJolf, shop, naval science and
internat. law.

Bits. Address: 2615 E. 12th St., Los Angeles,

Home Address: 3452 Liberty Blvd., South
Gate, Calif.



FREE. Arthur Monroe, A.B., LL.B.

Lawyer, Member of firm, Rea, Free, Jacka
& Frasse.

Born: San Jose (Calif.), Jan. 15, 1879; s. of
Ellen Elizabeth (Llttlefield) and George
Arthur Free.

Education: Santa Clara (Calif.) High Sch.;
Univ. of the Pacific; Stanford Univ.
Degrees: A.B., 1901, LL.B., 1903, Stanford

Married: Mabel Carolyn, d. of William Ar-
thur BO.SCOW, San Francisco (Calif.), Nov.
11, 1905; ch.: Lloyd Arthur, Gerald Monroe,
Mrs. Thomas P. Littlepage, Jr., Robert
George, and Herbert William (the last four
are two sets of twins).

Bus. Record: City Atty. of Mountain View
(Calif.), 1905-10; Dist. Atty., Santa Clara
County (Calif.), 1908-19. Mem. of Congress
from the 8th Dist. of Calif., March 4, 1921
to March 4, 1933; now Mem., firm of Rea,
Free, Jacka & Frasse.

Publications: Herbert Hoover (by A. M.
Free, copyright 1929).

Memberships: (Past Pres.) Native Sons of
CJolden West; (Past Exalted Ruler) San Jose
Lodge No. 522, B. P.O. Elks; (Past Pres.) San
Jose Chapter of Internal. Footprinters ; Ki-
wanis (San Jose) and High Twelve (Past
Pres.) clubs; F.&A.M.; I.O.O.F.; Scottish
Rite; Knight Templar; Amaranth; Eastern
Star; F.O.E.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Hunting and fishing.
Bus. Address: Commercial Bldg., San Jose,
Home Address: San Jose, Calif.

FREEBORN, Professor Stanley Barron,

B.S., Ph.D.

Asst. Dean, Coll. of Agriculture, Asst. Dir.,
Agricultural Experiment Station and Prof,
of Entomology, Univ. of Calif.
Born: Hudson (Mass.), Dec. 11, 1891; s. of
Addie (Houghton) and Franklin King Free-

Education: Mass. Agr. Coll.; Univ. of Calif.;
Harvard Univ.

Degrees: B.S., 1914, Ph.D., 1924, Mass Agr.

Married: Mary, d. of Cornelius H. Chase,
in Berkeley (Calif.), Mar. 15, 1917; ch.:
Stanley Barron, Jr., and Joyce.
Prof. Record: Deputy State Quarantine Of-
ficer for Mass., 1913-14; Instr. in Ento-
mology. U. of Calif., 1914-18; Asst. Prof.,
Entomology, 1918-25; Asso. Prof, and Asso.
Entomologist in the Experiment Station, 1925-
32- Prof, of Entomology and Entomologist
in the Experiment Station, 1933-35; Asst.
Dean, Coll. of Agr., Asst. Dir., Agr. Ex-
periment Station and Prof, of Entomology
since 1935. Specializes in mosquitoes, mal-
laria, sheep and poultry parasites.
Publications: Many articles, bulletins and
circulars on entomology and parasitology.
Army Service: Nat. Malaria Cmn. Officer,
Sanit. C. 1918-19; Asst. Sanitarian and Asso.
Sanitarian, U. S. Pub. Health Service, 1919-

Memberships: Entom. Soc. of Amer. ; Amer.
Assn. Econ. Entomologists; Amer. Soc.
Parasitologists; Pac. Slope Entom. Soc;

A.A.A.S. ; Sigma Xi; Alpha Zeta; Delta

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

Home Address: 97 Tunnel Rd., Berkeley,



Born: New Orleans (La.), Sept. 10, 1892; s.
of Agnes (Bridges i and Horace Freeman.
Education: Armour Institute of Technology
(Chicago); Beaux Arts (Los Angeles).
Married: Dorothy, d. of Horace M. Dobbins,
Pasadena (Calif.), Oct. 19, 1926; ch.: Breo,
II and Malcolm Horace.

Prof. Record: Worked in Mott M. Marston's
office for two yrs. ; Curlett and Beelman's
office for six yrs.; opened own office to
practice in 1924 and has maintained it since
that time. Former Secy, of Pasadena Rapid
Transit Co (now non-existent).
Navy Record: C.P.O. in Admiral Simms'
Naval Headquarters, London (Eng.)
Memberships: Amer. Inst, oi Architects;
State Assn. of Calif. Architects; Univ. Club
of Pasadena; Optimist Club of Pasadena;
American Legion.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Badminton, golf, and fishing.
Bus. Address: 117 E. Colorado St., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

Home Address: 303 Markham PI., Pasadena,

FREEMAN, Dean Frank N(ugent),

A.B., M.A., Ph.D., Sc.D.
Dean, School of Education, University of
California at Berkeley.

Born: Rockwood, Ont. (Can.), Apr. 17, 1880;
s. of Amanda T. (Nugent) and John W.

Education: Chaffey Coll. Preparatory Sch.;
Wesleyan Univ.; Yale Univ.
Degrees: A.B., Wesleyan Univ., 1904; M.A.,
1906, Ph.D., Yale Univ., 1908; Sc.D., Wes-
leyan Univ., 1939.

Married: Flora M. Dunn, d. of Emily (Hod-
son) and Zadok Miller, Los Angeles (Calif.),
Dec. 24, 1937; ch. : John W., Elizabeth L.
and Frances (by former marriage), and
Elizabeth Emily and Barbara (step-daugh-
ters) .

Prof. Record: Asst. in Psychol Laboratory,
Yale U., 1906-08; Traveling Fellow, Ger.,
1908-09; successively, Inst., Asst. Prof., As-
so. Prof., and Prof., U. of Chicago, Dept.
of Edn., 1909-39; Chmn., Dept. of Psychol.,
U of Chicago, 1939; Dean, Sch. of Edn.
and Chmn., Dept. of Edn., U. of Calif.,

Publications: Teaching of Handwriting; How
Children Learn; Psychology of the Common
Branches; Experimental Education; How to
Teach Handwriting; Mental Tests; An Ex-
perimental Study of the Educational In-
fluences of the Typewriter; Motion Pictures
in the Classroom; Twins (a study of hered-
ity and environment).

Memberships: Delta Kappa /Epsilon, Phi
Delta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma XI,
Kappa Delta Pi (Laureate Chapter) ; Faculty,
Commonwealth, and Berkeley Clubs.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Independent.



Bus. AddrcKs: Univ. of Calirornla, Oerkelcy.

Home Address: 930 Creston Rd., Berkeley,

FREEMAN, Lewis Ransome

Autlior. I'^xploror,

Born : Genoa Junction (Wis.), Oct. 4, 1878;
s. of Maria (Clary) and Otto Freeman.
Edxication: Stanford Univ., 1896-i)8.
Prof. Record: Travel and e.\ploratlon In
No. and So. Amer., Asia, Africa, Islands
of the Pacific, etc., 1899-1912; Corr.,
.Tapanose War, 1905; Mem.. Commn. of Asso.
Cliambers of Commerce of Pacific sent
to Cliina, 1910; Corr., British, French and
Italian Armies, 1915-17; Lieut., Royal Naval
'"ol. Res., 1917-18; Corr., attached to Grand
Fleet during tlie war; Mem., Staff Allied
Naval Armistice Commn. sent to Ger., 1918;
Spl. Corr. with U. S. Fleet on to
Australasia, 1925; Spl Naval Corr., U. S.
Fleet Maneuvers, 1929; Boatman and Pho-
tographer for U. S. Geological Survey party
traversing Grand Canyon of the Colo!, 1923";
illustrated with photographs special edit.
Kipling's The Feet of the Young Men. 1923;
airplane and motorboat expdn. to Central
and So. Amer., 1930-31: Spl. Naval Corr..
U. S. Fleet Maneuvers, 1932; series of air-
plane flights, coastal and interior So. Amer.,
1933; Spl. Naval Corr., U. S. Fleet Pacific
Maneuvers, 1935; cruises to Juan Fernan-
dez and Tierra del Fuego, and expdn. to
headwaters of the Amazon, Ecuador, 1936;
expdn. to highlands of So. Mex., and Guate-
mala, 1938: cruise to Galapagos and West
Coast of Colombia, 1939; exploration, Bo-
livia, Peru, Brazil, 1941.

Publieations: Many Fronts, 1918; Stories of
the Ships, 1919; Sea Honnds, 1919: To Kiel
in the Hercules, 1919: /ii the Tracks of the
Trades, 1920; Hell's Hatches, 1921; Down
the Columbia. 1921; Down the Yellowstone,
1922; When Cassi Blooms, 1922: The Colo-
rado River — Yesterday, Today, and Tomor-
row. 1923; Down the Grand Canyon, 1924;
On the Roof of the Rockies, 1925;' S?/ Water
Ways to Gotham-, 1926; Waterways of West-
ward Wandering. 1927; The Nearing North,
1928; Afloat and Aflight in the Caribbean,
1932; South America — Airivise and Other-
wise. 1933; Marq7iesan Nocturne. 1936; Dis-
covering South America. 1937; Many Rivers,
1937; Brazil, Land of Tomororw, 1942.
Memberships: Sigma Rho Eta: Explorers and
Ends of the Earth (New York) clubs.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: The Explorers Club, 10 W
72nd St., New York.

Home Address: Pasadena, Calif. •

FREEMAN. The Reverend Luther,

A.B., D.D.

Clergyman (retired).

Born: Essex (Vt.), July 17, 1866; s. of

Dorcas Eastman (Carpenter) and Melvin

W. Freeman.

Education: Montpelier Seminary: Boston
Univ., C.L.A., and School of Theology.
Degrees: A.B., Boston U., 1889; D.D., Dick-
enton U., 1903.

Married: Bertha, d. of John Henrv Mans-
field, Lawrence (Mass.), Sept. 10, 1890-
ch.: Theresa (Mrs. Robert McClure. Pitts-
burgh, Pa.), Mansfield (Shanghai, China and

N.Y.C.), and Bertha fMrs. Roland D, Hus-
scy, Ix)s Angeles, Calif,).

Prof. Record: Ordained to the Ministry In
the Methodist Kpi.scopal Church, 1890; Pas-
torates In: Wollaston, Milford and Newton
Centre (Mass.), Portland (Me), ChatlanooRa
(Tenn.), City (Mo.), Columbus
(Ohio), and Pittsburgh (Pa..): Pres., Morn-
ingside Coll., Sioux City (Iowa); Organizer
and first Minister. Community Church.
Shanghai (China); Pastor, Pilgrim Congre-
gational Church, Pomona (Calif.).
Directorships: Mem.. Bd. of Trustees. Po-
mona Coll.: Secy. Bd. of DIr., Pilgrim Place
in Claremont.

Memberships: Theta Delta Chi: Indian Hill
Golf, Peter Pan Country, La Quinta Desert,
and L. A. Cleric clubs.
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Independent.
Recreations: Golf: worldwide travel.
Home Address: 390 E. Klngsley Ave., Po-
mona, Calif. •

FREEMAN. Vernon Marion

Engineer; Manager. Santa Paula Water

Born: Kansas City (Mo.), Aug. 2, 1892; s.
of Ida Lee (Stone) and I. N. Freeman.

Education: Kansas City (Mo.) and River-
side (Calif.).

Married: Alma Belle, d. of Mrs. Lucv Smith,
at Riverside (Calif.). Sept. 12, 1917; ch.:
Clay, and Patricia Ellen.
Prof. Record: Engineer, Mgr. of Santa
Paula Water Works, Thermal Belt Water

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