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(Calif.); ch. : Lee Adams, Donald Eugene,

and Theodore Howard.

Prof. Record: With husband founded Padua

Hills Theatre, 1930; directed and wrote

plays for Mexican Players for six yrs. ; made

seven trips to Mexico collecting material;

P.-T.A. ; School Board, was Pres. Pomona

Valley Hist. Soc.

Directorships: Padua Hills Inc.; Vortox Mfg.

Publications: Mexico, Notes in the Margin;
Windows in an Old Adobe; many magazine

Religion : Congregational.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Travel.

Bus. and Home Address: 840 Indian Hill

Blvd., Claremont, Calif. •

GARR. Turner Mathias. LL.B.

City Attorney, City of Pomona.
Born: Kentucky, 1897; s. of Lena Rivers
(Bewley )and Nathaniel Lee Garr.
Education: Colorado Coll.; Univ. of Calif.
Los Angeles; Southwestern Univ.
Degrees: LL.B., Soutl-iwestern U., 1930.
Married: Hester, d. of Claudia H. and George
D. Palmer, in Pomona (Calif.), June 23, 1927;
ch. : Pamela.

Prof. Record: Cost Accountant on Construc-
tion, Great Western Sugar Co., four yrs.;
Student General Foreman in Operating Dept.
of same company, two yrs. ; Gen. Income Tax
Accountant and property management; prac-
ticing Attorney.

Memberships: Masonic Lodge, Knights of
Pythias, Kiwanis Club.

Religion: Protestant (Congregational Church.)

Politics: Republican.

Recreation: Fishing, woodwork, and horticul-

Bus. Address: First National Bldg,, Pomona,

Home Address: 1008 No. Huntington Blvd..
Pomona, Calif. •

GARRETSON. Herman John. A.B.

Manager, .So. Calil. Fidelity Mutual Life In-
surance Co. of Philadelphia.
Born: Salem (lowat, Juno 26, 1890; s. Of
Kmma Josei)hine (Diltsj and Owen Albright

Education: State Univ. of Iowa.
Degrees: A.B., U. of Iowa, 1916.
Married: Helen H., d. of Robert J. Huston,
in Seattle (Wash.), Jan. 1, 19.'i3; ch. ; Lt.
Frank E., and Herman J., Jr.
Bus. Record: Head football coach. Parson's
Coll. and Iowa Wesleyan Coll., 1916-23; Ag-
ency Supervisor, John Hancock. State of
Iowa, 1923-26; Home Office Educational
Instr., John Hancock, 1926-27; West Coast
Supr. of Agencies, 1927-32; Asst. Mgr. of
Agencies, Fidelity Mutual Life of Philadel-
phia, 1932-38; Mgr. for So. Calif., Fidelity
Mutual Life, 1938—.

Memberships: Beta Theta Pi; Big Ten Club
of So. Calif. (Secy.); Iowa Alumni Assn. of
So. Calif. (Pres.)
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.

Bits. Address: 510 W. Sixth St., Los Angeles,


Home Address: 2250 Homet Rd., San Marino
Calif. ;

GARRETT. Lieut. Colonel Manuel
Mordecai. U.S.Anny (retire(3)

Born: Boonville (Mo.), July 26, 1876; s. of
Rachel (Clover) and John Smith Garrett.
Education: Cooper Inst.

Married: Edith, d. of Edward Irwin Spald-
ing, in Honolulu (T.H.), Aug. 26, 1908;
ch. .■ Edith Marie (Mrs. Treanor) and Rob-
ert Spalding.

Bus. Record: Retired from U.S. Army, July 2,
1920, for disability incurred in line of duty.
Real Estate and Insurance Broker since 1921.
Directorships : Greenfield Tract Mutual Water
Co.; Vice-Pres., Lafayette Water Dist.;
Dir., United Rep. Service League; Asst. Ed-
itor, Lafayette Home Builder.
Army Service: Private, 6th Mo. Volunteers,
July 26, 1898- Jan. 25, 1899; Pvt., 16th Inf.
Feb. 1, 1899-Feb. 24, 1902; Pvt. and Serg-
eant, C.A.C., March 5, 1902-Oct. 9, 1903; 2nd
Lt.. Oct. 9, 1903; 1st Lt., Aug. 18, 1910;
Capt. July, 1916, Q.M.C., Aug. 18, 1916; Maj.,
Aug. 17, 1918; Lieut. Col., Q.M.C., Sept. 19,
1918; retired, July, 1920.

Memberships: Lafayette Improvement Club
(Vice-Pres.); Walnut Creek Post Amer. Leg-
ion (Past Commander) ; Lions.
Religion : Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Garrett and Garrett, Lafayette,

Home Address: Happy Valley Rd., Lafayette,
Calif. .

GARRISON. James Boyd

Minute Clerk, Senate, and Investigator,

Division of Insurance, State of Calif.

Born: Carlisle (Ind.), Dec. 10, 1915; s. of



Erma M. (Allen) and Senator J. C. Garrison.
Educatioji: Modesto High Sch.; Modesto Jr.
Coll.; Univ. of Calif.

Married.- Carol M., d. of E. C. Stowe, in
Carson City (Nev.), May 1, 1937; ch. : James
Boyd, Jr.

Bxis. Record: Page. Calif. State Senate, 1927-
29; employed by Gov. Young's Office, 1929-
31- elected and re-elected Minute Clerk of
the Senate (State of Calif.). 1935-41; In-
vestigator, Div. of Insurance (State of Calit.),

Directorships: Officer of the Calif. State

Publications: Senate Daily Journal, 1935-1941.
Memberships: Masonic Lodge; Amer. Inst, of
Elec. Engrs.
Religion : Christian.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Golf, tennis, swimming, boat-
ing, flying, and radio.

Bus Address: Senate Chambers, State Cap-
itol, Sacramento, Calif.; 417 Montgomery
St., San Francisco, Calif.

Home Address: 1 Whitaker Ave., Berkeley^

GARRISON, James Charles

State Senator.

Born: Vigo Co. (Ind.), May 22, 1893; s. of
Malinda (Kerr) and James Edward Garrison.
Education: Public schools of Ind. at and near
Terre Haute; Brown's Bus. Coll. (Terre
Haute, Ind.)

Married: Erma May, d. of Isabelle (Funk)
and George W. Allen, in Berkeley (Calif.),
Jan. 31, 1915; ch. : James Boyd.
Prof Record: Qualified for Court Reporter,
1911- Accountant, International Harvester Co.
of Amer., 1911-16; Farming (Ind.), 1915-20,
(Calif ), 1920 to present; Dlr., Modesto Irri-
gation Dist., 1922-27; State Senator, 22nd
Calif. Dist., 1916, present term endmg 1942.
Directorship: Modesto Cooperative Wiftery.
Memberships: San Jose Con. Scottish Rite;
Aahmes Temple Shrine; Wildey Lodge I.O.
O F ; Carlisle Lodge No. 3 F. & A. M. ;
Morse Encampment 139 (Ind.); Lions In-
ternat.; Modesto Masonic Club; Old Fisher-
man's (Modesto) and Turlock Sportsman's
Clubs; Calif. State Grange, Nat. Grange;
Calif. Farm Bureau Federation, San Joaquin
Valley Peace Officers Assn., Farmers Unions,
Modesto Chamber of Commerce; Electa Chap-
ter, Eastern Star.
Religion: Christian.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Hunting, fishing, traveling, and

Bus. and Home Address: Rt. 1, Box 1826, Mo-
desto, Calif.

Other Address: State Capitol, Sacramento.


Author, Composer.

Born: Chicago (111.), June 21, 1877; s. of
Florence CLee) and Erasmus Garrott, M.D.
Education: Chicago grammar schools; Lewis
Inst. (Chicago) ; special student, Chicago
Univ.; pupil of Heinrich Barth, Hoch Schule

(Berlin, Germany).

Married: Marian Caplin, in Minneapolis

(Minn.), Dec. 1, 1924.

Prof Record: Editor and Publisher, Biwabik
Iron Ore, Eveleth Mining News, Hibbing Tri-
buiie on the Minnesota Iron Range; half
owner Ad-Idea Co., St. Paul (Minn.) ; Pres. of
Henry C. Garrott Inc., mfgr. "Garrott Choc-
olates," (St. Paul); Publisher, Carmel,
(Calif.) Pine Cone; earlier employed as Police
Reporter, City Press Assn. (Chicago); Sales-
man and Assistant Mgr., Randall Printing
Co. (St. Paul I; at present Music and Drama
Editor, Monterey Peninsula Herald, Monterey
(Calif.); Teacher of Piano, 1905-15.
Publications: Author, Snythergen, Squiffer,
First Aide to Santa Claus, whimsical and sa-
tiric books for children and grownups (Rob-
ert M. McBride & Co.); contributor to news-
papers, trade journal; numerous piano com-
positions and articles for periodicals.
Politics: Republican and Independent.
Home Address: P. O. Box 1344, Carmel,

GARROWAY. Will. Mus.B.

Concert Pianist, Teacher.

Born: Allegheny (Pa.), Nov. 1, 1895; s. of
Amelia (Pfeiffer) and Samuel M. Garroway.
Education: Public schools. So. Calif.; study
of music in Paris and at Academic Der
Tonkunst (Munich).

Degrees: Bachelor of Music, Mt. St. Mary's
College, 1941.

Married: Vivian Beatrix, d. of Beatrix
(Fitch) and John F. Duane. in Los Angeles
(Calif.), Apr. 23, 1916; ch.: Duane.
Prof. Record: Numerous concert engagements
throughout the United States as Soloist and
Assisting Artist to such artists as Pablo
Casals, Lawrence Tibbet, Johanna Gadski,
and many others; one of leading teachers of
piano and vocal coaches in So. Calif, since
1915; during early part of career was ac-
companist for ten yrs. of the Orpheus Club
(Los Angeles), and a close associate of Joseph
Dupuy; Teacher of Piano and Voice, Mt. St.
Mary's Coll. (Brentwood), since 1932.
Publications: Author of Pianism (Carl Fisch-
er, Inc.), 1939 Composer, A Lover's Prayer
((ihapell-Harms), 1932.

Home Address: 646 No. Curson Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif.

GARSTANG, Donald Buie. M.D.

Born: St. Louis (Mo.), Nov. 16, 1879; s. of
Emma P. (Hood) and Richard Garstang.
Education: Alton (111.)

Degrees: M.D., Washington U. (St. Louis,
Mo.), 1904.

Married: Mary, d of Fanny E. (Jones) and
Wm. Marshall Ladd, in St. Louis (Mo.),
June 15, 1911; ch. : Mary L., and Donald B.
Prof Record: Served interneship at St. Louis
Mullanphy (now St. Vincent De Paul) Hosp..
1904-05- Asso. in practice of urology with
Dr. H. McC. Johnson (St. Louis), 1905-16;
Instr in Urology, Washington U. Dispensary.
1905-14; Visiting Staff, St. Louis City Hops.,
1914-18; moved to Los Angeles in 1919; Chief
of Urological Dept., Santa Rita Clinic, (Los
Angeles), 1920 — ; Mem., Urological Dept.,
Groves Mem. Dispensary, U. of Calif. Med.
Dept. (Los Angeles), 1920—; Mem., Medical
Staffs of Queen of Angels, St. Vincent, and
Cedars of Lebanon Hospitals.
Army Service: Capt., Med. Corps, Oct. 15,
1918 to Aug. 12, 1919, Camp Greenleaf, Ft.



Oglethorpe (Ga.), and Ft. Honnlng, Columbus

Memberships: Nu Sigma Nu fmodlcal fratern-
ity) ; Soc. of Sons of the Rev.; Amer. Med.
and Urological A.ssns.
Religion: Catholic.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Golf, fLshinpr. and howling.
Bus. Address: 523 W. Sixth St., Lo.s Angeles,

Home Address: 957 Gramercy Dr., Los An-
geles, Calif.

GARTH, John Strader, B.M., M.S., Ph.D.


Research Associate, Allan Hancock Founda-

Bom: Los Angeles (Calif.), Oct. 3, 1909; s.

of Jessie Florence (Imlach) and James G.


Education: Long Beach Poly High Schl.;

Univ. of So. Calif.; graduate work at Cornell

Univ., Univ. of Pa.

Degrees: B.M., 1932, M.S., 1935, Ph.D., 1941,
U. of So. Calif.

Married: Isla Lora, d. of Ralph W. Detter,
in Hollywood (Calif.), June 25, 19-10.
Prof. Record: Mem. of Allan Hancock Expe-
ditions since 1931, making ten major cruises
to Cent. Amer., So. Amer. (including Ecua-
dor, Peru and Galapagos Islands), and the
West Indies (Curacao, Trinidad), as a rep-
resentative of the Dept. of Zoology, U. of
So. Calif.

Directorships: Bd. of Directors, U. of So.
Calif. Gen. Alumni Assn.; Bd. of Dir., Ca-
brillo Beach Marine Museum.
Publications: New Brachyuran Crabs From,
the Galapagos Islands (Allan Hancock Foun-
dation Publications), 1939; Some New Species
of Brachyuran Crabs From Mexico and the
Central and South American Mainland ("Allan
Hancock Foundation), 1940; articles for Pa-
cific Geographic Magazine.
Metnberships : Phi Sigma, Phi Mu Alpha (hon-
orary). Pi Kappa Lambda, Sigma Xi (Assoc).
Religion: Presbyterian.

Bus. Address: Allan Hancock Foundation,
Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles,

Home Address: 515 Nebraska Ave., Long
Beach, Calif.


General Manager, American National Insur-
ance Co.

Born: Husi (Roumania) ; July 19, 1891; s. of
Rachel (Granich) and Isidor Gartler.
Education: Husi (Roumania), Bus. Coll.,
Vienna (Austria) ; City Coll. of New York.
Married: Anna, d. of Isaac Itzcovich, in New
York, Apr. 14, 1913; ch. : Ruth and Sylvia.
Prof. Record: Left Roumania in 1906; en-
gaged in printing business in Vienna (Aus-
tria), 1907-08; in printing business, Paris
(France), 1908-11; came to United States;
attended N. Y. City Coll., 1911-12; in life in-
surance bus., Brooklyn (N.Y.), 1912-19;
Manager, Amer. Nat. Insurance Co. of Gal-
veston (Tex.), the Sacramento branch,

Directorships: Pres., Mosaic Law Congrega-
tion; Pres., Amer. Jewish Congress, Sacra-
mento Chapter.

Memherships: Ma.sonic Lodge; Order of B'nal


Religion : Hebrew.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Fishing.

Bus. Address: Forum HIdg., Sacramento,


Home Address: 1141 - 47th St., .Sacramento,

GARTON. George, A.B., M.A.

Instructor of English, Orthoepist, Fairfax
High School.

Born: Perry Co. (Mo.), Jan. 18, 1884; s. of
Ella V. (Barradall) and John Garton.
Education: Central Coll., Fayette (Mo.); Wis.
Univ.; Univ. of Calif., Los Angeles.
Degrees: A.B., 1904, M.A., 1906, Central Coll.
Married: (1) Lucile G., d. of James Brockett,
in Chicago (111.), Sept. 10, 1910; ch. : Herbert
James (b. 1910); Marjorie (Mrs. Melvin Ne-
gus, b. 1917) ; Eileen Lucile (b. 1921) ; (2)
Berenice, d. of Robt. P. Williams (State
Treasurer of Mo., 1900-04) in Pomona (Calif.),
Nov. 28, 1929.

Prof. Record: Instr. in Carleton Acad., Farm-
ington (Mo.), two yrs.; Physical Dir. of Cen-
tral Coll., two yrs. ; Instr. in Latin, Aber-
deen (S. D.) High Schl., two yrs.; Instr.
and Physical Dir., Santa Barbara (Calif.)
High Schl., one yr. ; Instr. of Latin, Kern Co.
High Schl., one yr. ; Instr. of Greek and
Latin, Lowell High Schl. (San Francisco),
1913-25; Instr. of Eng., Fairfax High Schl.
(Hollywood), 1925 — ; ten yrs. experience in
San Francisco and Los Angeles night schools,
teaching mainly correct speech and prepara-
tion for civil service examinations.
Publications: A Laboratory Manual of Speech
(400 page book) ready for publication.
Army Service: One year in France as athletic
dir. for French Army (at close of World
War I).

Religion: Methodist.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Handball.

Bus. Address: 7850 Melrose Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Hoyne Address: 907 No. Mariposa Ave., Hol-
lywood, Calif. •

GASTON, Vernon Howard, A.B.

Internal Revenue Executive.
Born: Alpena Pass (Ark.), Apr. 1, 1911; s.
of Artie (Mattox) and Rev. Wm. T. Gaston
(Sacramento, Calif.)

Education: Central High Schl., Springfield
(Mo.); Univ. of Calif., Los Angeles (grad.
work in Econ., 1936).

Degrees: A.B., Economics, U. of Calif., Los
Angeles, 1935.

Married: Clover, d. of Ida (Newton) and
John Calvin Black (father dec), in Ventura
(Calif.), Christmas Eve, 1938; ch. : Carole
Yvonne (b. Oct. 4, 1940) and two step-
daughters: Diana (b. 1932) and Meredith
(b. 1933).

Prof. Record: In administrative capacity with
State Relief Administration after graduation
U.C.L.A., in 1935; with Internal Revenue
Office as Field Deputy Collector (Los An-
geles), for the past four yrs., now in the
capacity of Asst. (Thief, Employment Tax Sec.
Field Div., Bur. of Internal Revenue.



Publications: For two yrs. Editor of Young
Democratic Life (political newspaper).
Army Training: 2nd Lieut., R.O.T.C, three
yrs. (U.C.L.A.)

Me^nberships: Founder-Pres Open Forum
Breakfast Club (Los Angeles) ; re-elected for
3 (l-yr.i terms.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Tennis.

Bits. Address: New Federal Bldg., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 869 Irolo Ave., Los Angeles,

GASTREN. Allan John. B.E., M.A.
Pianist, Organist, Teacher.
Teacher of Music and Social Studies, Canoga
Park High School.

Born: Pomona (Calif.), June 6, 1912; s. of
Margaret (McMurtry) and M. L. Gastren.
Education: Los Angeles High Schl.; L. A.
City Coll.: Univ. of Calif., Los Angeles;
Univ. So. Calif.

Degrees: B.E. Univ. of Calif., Los Angeles,
1935; M.A., 1937 and Gen. Secondary, 1940,
Univ. of So. Calif.

Prof Record: Studied: Piano with Homer
Grunii (Amer. Composer-Pianist) ; harmony
and composition with Fannie Charles Dillon,
music with Dr. Bruce Gordon Kingsley (noted
lecturer on music), organ in Los Angeles;
traveled abroad (England and the Conti-
nent), 1939; while in Paris, engaged in mu-
sical activities under supervision of Ludovic
Panel (organiste de la Basilique du Sacre-
Coeur-Paris) ; wrote thesis Treatise on His-
tory of Fugue (U.S.C); at present Teacher
of Music and Soc. Studies, Canoga Park
(Calif.) High Schl.

Membership: Phi Alpha Lambda (church
frat.), directed by Dr. E. A. R. Torsch.
Religion; Methodist.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Tennis, golf, swimming, bad-
minton, and travel.

Bus. Address: 6850 Topanga Canyon Blvd.,
Canoga Park, Calif.

Home Address: 3950 Ingraham, Los Angeles,
Calif.; V304 Vassar Ave., Canoga Park,

GATES. Samuel Elverton, B.S.

Manager, General Electric Company, Los


Born: San Francisco (Calif.), May 2, 1880;

s. of Helen Melvina (Pruyn) and Harry Ver-

nor Gates.

Education: Grade schl. and high schl. of

Portland (Ore.); Purdue Univ.

Degrees: B.S., Elec. Engrg., Purdue U.,


Married: Louise Frances, d. of C. F. M. Niles

in Toledo (Ohio), July 25, 1908; ch. ; Samuel

Niles, Harry Vernor, II, and Robert Mc-


Bus. Record: Upon graduation from coll.,
entered employ of General Electric Co.,
Schenectady (N.Y.), in student training dept.
and continued there in Engrg. work until
July 1908; transferred to Portland (Ore.), as
Sales Engr.; in 1909 was sent to Boise (Ida.)
to open a Gen. Electric Office; in 1910 trans-
ferred to Spokane (Wash.), as Mgr. of office

there- Mgr , Gen. Electric Co., Los Angeles
territory, 1920—; Chmn. of Bd. of Dirs. of
Constructions Recovery Com. Organization In
19.32, to get building again started in this
vicinity (results included .?22,000,000 worth of
schl construction).

Directorships: Vice-Pres. and on Bd. of Dirs.,
Pac Coast Elec. Assn.; Los Angeles Cham,
of Comm. (past Gen. Chmn. of Construction
Industries Com. and Mem. of Bd. of Dirs.)
Memberships: Phi Kappa Psi; L.A. Roj-ary
Club (Past Pres. and Dist. Gov. of 107th
Dist. of Rotary) ; Electrical Club (Past Pres.) ;
Engineers Club (Past Pres.).
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Equestrian.

Bus. Address: 212 No. Vignes St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Home Address: 2101 Rosita PL, Palos Verdes,
GAW. Professor Allison. B.S., M.A.,

Professor of English Language and Litera-
ture, Univ. of So. Calif.

Born: Philadelphia (Pa.), May 23, 1877; s.
of Mary (Tudor) and Horace Denton Gaw.
Education: Pub. school system of .Philadel-
phia; Boys' Central High Schl., Philadelphia
(erad , 1896) ; Univ. of Pa. (undergraduate,
1896-1900; grad. schl., 1900-01, 1906-08).
Degrees: B.S., 1900, M.A., 1906, Ph.D., 1907.
U. of Pa.

Married: Ethelean, d. of Julia (Reynolds)
and Israel Tyson, in Philadelphia (Pa.),
June 30, 1909.

Prof. Record: Prof, of Eng., Temple U.
(Philadelphia), 1901-06; Asst^ Prof of Eng^
State Coll. of Washington, 1908-11; Prof, of
Eng. Language and Lit U. of So. Calif
i911_- Member, Exec. Council, Schl. ot Ke-
search'since 1933; SpecialExaminer in Eng..
Calif State Bd. of Education, 1914-17; Mem.,
Bd of Publications, Calif. State Council of
Defence, 1917-18; etc. Editor and Owner,
The Lyric West. (mag. of Amer. verse),

Publications: Author: Sir Saniuel Tuke's
Adventures of Five Hours, 1917: Studyvng the
Plav 1921 (and three revised edit.); Centres
of Interest in Drama and Types of Dramatic
Conflict (contributed to Schelling Anniversary
Papers) 1923; The Origin and Development
of One Henry VI in Relation to Shakespeare
Marlowe. Peele and Greene (constituting U^
of So Calif. Studies, Vol I), 1926-27, The
Evoluation of "The Comedy of Errors' ; De-
velopment of Graduate Work at University of
So. California. 1910-35 (1935) ; many contri-
butions to periodicals, including 20 on Artistry
of the Stanza; Co-Author (with Ethelean T.
Gaw) Pharaoh's Daughter, three-act drania
(produced 1925, pub. 1928). Collaborator m
Bulletin No. 2 (1917), U. S. Bureau of Edn.,
on Reorganization of Eng. in Sec. Schools,
(with Wm. G. Campbell), A Form Book for
Thesis Writers, 1933; Co-Editor (with Louis
Wann and Roy T. Thompson), University of
Southern California Poems (one of the U. s
Semi-centennial Publications), 1930; Editor.
Studies in English Drama, First Series (for
U of Pa ), 1917; Shakespeare's Much Ado
About Nothing (for Health and Co.), 1941.
Memberships: Phi Beta Kappa (Pres., So
Calif chapter, 1933-34); Phi Beta Kappa of
Southwest (Vice-Pres., 1924-25); Phi Kappa
Phi (Pres. So. Calif, chapter, 1926-27) .

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Amer. Coll. Quill Club (Nat. Vlcc-Chnnccllor,
19,32-:!.'!); Sigma Tau Delia; Alpha Phi
lon (a foundor of So, Calif, ch.ip. i ; Pacific
Coast Branch Amcr. PhiloloKical (DIr.,
1912-17), Modern Lanp., of Amer. (a
consultant expert on .Shakesi)oaro) ; So. Calif.
Assn. Teachers of Enj;. (DIr., 1919-2,'!);
Drama League of Amer. (Pres., L. A. Centre
1914-15, Nat. DIr,, 1918-22); Amer. Assn.
Univ. Professors; Shakespeare Assn. of
Amer.; L. A. Browning Soc. ; U. Club of
L. A.; etc.

Religion: Methodist Episcopal.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Music (led orchestra for five

yrs.), theatre, and cat-boating.

Bus. Address: Univ. of Southern California,

Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1915 Cordova St., Los An-
geles, Calif. •

GAW, Ethelean Tyson, A.B.

Author, Editor, Critic, Lecturer.

Born: Cold Rain (Lancaster Co., Pa.); d. of

Julia (Reynolds) and Israel J. Tyson.

Education: Philadelphia Schl. for Girls; Univ.
of So. Calif.

Degrees: A.B., U. of So. Calif., 1914.
Married: Dr. Allison, s. of Mary (Tudor) and
Horace Denton Gaw, at Philadelphia (Pa.),
June 30, 1909.

Directorships : Dir. "Poetry Week," under the
Fed. of Women's Clubs (six yrs.); Literary
Dir., Allied Arts Festival (sponsored by the
Chamber of Commerce); Judge and Consul-
tant, Trojan Apolliad.

Publications: Poems have appeared In Scrib-
ner's, Literary Digest, Lyric West, Overland
Monthly, South-West Review, The Lantern,
Silhouettes, etc. ; Plays ; Pharaoh's Daughter
(in collaboration with Dr. Gaw — Won Nat.
Drama League Religious Play Contest, 1927,
(Pub. Longmans Green) ; Festival of Nations
(pageant-drama in verse; produced in Los
Angeles by Council of Internal. Relations and
in Washington, D.C., in Constitution Hall,
by Nat. Girl Scouts) ; One Acts : Chinaman's
Chance, Pinch-Hitting for Saint Francis, etc. ;
Editor (with Dr. Gaw), Lyric West, a mag. of

Memberships: LTniv. Women's Club (L. A.
Branch of Amer. Assn. of Univ. Women) ;
Pacific Coast Browning Foundation (Exec.
Secy.); S. C. Faculty Wives (Past-Pres.) ;
Town and Gown (Past First Vice-Pres.); Tro-
jan Women (Past-Pres.); Phi Mu, Pi Epsilon
Delta ; Authors' League of Amer. ; Poetry
Soc. of Amer. (Past-Pres., L. A. Branch) ;
Southern Calif. Women's Press Club (Past-

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: The Theatre, gardening, and

Home Address: 1915 Cordova St., Los An-
geles. Calif.; 667 So. Hoover St., Los An-
geles, Calif.

Bus. Address: 667 So. Hoover St., Los An-
geles, Calif. *

GAYLORD. James Mason, B.S.,

Chief Electrical Engineer, The Metropolitan

Water District of So. Calif.

Born: Ashford (Conn.), May 15, 1880; s. of

Sarah Elizabeth (Kendall) and John Davis


Education: Throop Polytechnic Inst, (now
Calif, Inst, of 'rtfch., (Pa.sadcna); Mass, Inst,
of Tech.

Degrees: Fi.S,, Throop Polytechnic Inst., 19(Y2;
B.S. In E.E., Mass. Inst, of Technology, 19(J7.
Married: Linna L, ri. of Martha and John
McDonald, at Pasadena (Calif.), July 28,
1908; ch, : Elsie Kendall (Mrs. Ro.swell R.
Roberls, Tucson, Ariz,) and James Macdonald
(Electrical Engr., San Marino).
Bus. Rccnrd: Edi.son Electric Co. (Los An-
geles*, lfK)2-05; U. S. Reclamation Service.
lfK)7-2.'3, E.E. in charge of all electrical and
mechanical features, 1915-2.'i; .So. Calif. Edi-
son Co,, Ltd., 19'2;3-,'31, Supt. of Hydrogenerat-
ing, 1928-.31; Chief Elec. Engr., Metropoli-
tan Water Dist. of So. Calif., 1930—.
Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Inst. Elec.
Engrs.; Electric and University clubs (L.A.);
Tau Beta Pi, Sons of Amer. Rev.
Religion: Non-sectarian.
Politics: Republican

Bus. Address: 306 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles,

Home Address: 2330 Ridgeway Rd., San
Marino, Calif.

GAYLORD, Robert B., LL.B.


Born: Wisconsin, 1876; s, of Annie P. (Park-
er) and Titus B. Gaylord.
Education: Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: LL.B., U. of Calif., 1897.
Married: Harriet B. Lumley, at San Fran-
cisco (Calif.), July 17, 1901; ch. ; Rachel C.
and Robert B., Jr.

Prof. Record: Has practiced law in San
Francisco, since 1897.

Directorships: Grand Capt. Gen., Knights
Templar of U. S.

Memberships: Mason (Grand Master, 1932);
Knights Templar (Grand Commander, 1929).
Religion : Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golt.

Bus. Address: 1220 Russ Bldg., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Address: 1326 Arch St., Berkeley,

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