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Calif.

GEARHART, Bertrand W., LL.B.

Congressman.

Born: Fresno (Calif.), May 31, 1890; s. of

Mary Elizabeth (Johnson) and John Wesley

Gearhart.

Education: Public schls. (Fresno, Calif.);
Univ. of So. Calif.

Degrees: LL.B., U. of So. Calif., 1914.
Prof. Record: Mem., Calif. State Bar; ad-
mitted to practice before the U. S. Supreme
Court since 1936; Asst. Dist. Atty. and Dist.
Atty. of Fresno Co., 1917-23; Calif. State Com-
mander, 1930-31, and Nat. Exec. Committee-
man, 1932-34, of the Amer. Legion; Author
of act establishing Armistice Day a nat. holi-
day; Mem., State Athletic Com. by appoint-
ment of (5ov. C. C. Young, 1931; Mem., Bd.
of Dir., Calif. Veterans' Home, by appoint-
ment of Gov. James Rolph, 1932; elected and
served as one of the 22 delegates to the
Calif. Constituional Conv. of 1933; nominated
by both the Rep. and Dem. Parties and
elected without major party opposition with
successively increasing majorities to the 74th,



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75th, 76th, and 77th Congresses; Mem. of
Com. on Ways and Means.
Army Service: Served in the World War I
from Aug. 1917 to Feb. 1919, in both the U.S.
and in France.

Mernberships: Sons of the Amer. Revolution;
Zeta Psi, Phi Delta Phi.
Politics: Republican.

Hoi7ie Address: 857 M St., Fresno, Calif.
Bus. Address: House Office Bldg., Washing-
ton, D.C.

GEARHART, May

Artist, Lecturer.

Born: Gladstone (111.); d. of Emma (Darch)
and Stephen M. Gearhart.
Education: Los Angeles State Normal Schl.;
Art Inst, of Chicago; Prof. A. W. Dow's Art
Schl. at Ipswich (Mass.); Calif Schl. of Fine
Arts- Univ. of Calif., Berkeley Summer Ses-
sions; Columbia Univ. Summer Art Sessions.
Prof. Record. : Supervisor of Art, Berkeley
City Schools, 1900-03; Los Angeles delegate to
Int'ernat. Art Congress (London), 1908; Dres-
den), 1912; (Prague), 1928; United States
Govt, delegate to Internat. Art Congress
(Paris), 1937; Prints owned by; Calif. State
Lib. at Sacramento, Smithsonian Institute,
Los Angeles Mus. of Art; etchings now on ex-
hibit at Redfern Gallery, Ltd., London (Eng.);
Supervisor of Art, Los Angeles City Schools,
1903-1939.

Memberships: Pacific Arts Assn. (Pres. 1932);
Mem., Chicago Soc. of Etchers, Print Makers
Soc. of Calif.: Lambda Chapter of Delta
Kappa Gamma.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Travel and sketching.
Home Address: 595 So. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasa-
dena, Calif.

GEER, Charles Lester, A.B.

Lecturer, School Superintendent (retired).
Born: Ellisville (S.D.), Aug. 22, 1884; s. of
Clara (Davison) and Charles Freemont CJeer.
Education: Stanford Univ. 1907 (grad. work,
1908) ; San Jose State Coll. (grad. Coll. work,
1908).

Degrees: A.B., Stanford U., 1907.
Married: Marv, d. of John Benzing, at San
Jose (Calif.), June 12, 1910; ch. ; Ruth G.
Heagy and Charles Paul.

Prof Record: Instr., Paso Robles High Schl.,
1908-11, at Coalinga, 1911 to present; estab-
lished Coalinga Union Junior High Schl.,
1916, and Coalinga Junior Coll. eight yrs.
ago, retired Oct. 1, 1939; Pres., Fresno Co.
High Schl. Principals, 20 yrs.; Secy., Calif.
Interscholastic Fedn., Central Section, 23
yrs.; Mem., State Council Calif. Interscholas-
tic Fedn for 20 yrs., and now Hon. Mem.
for life; Pres., Central Sect., C.T.A., 1928,
and in Apr., 1940, was made Honorary Mem.
for life.

Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Digging fossils and lecturing on
higher edu.; one of largest fossil collections
on this coast.
Home Address: 435 E. Elm, Coalinga, Calif.

GEETING, Professor Baxter M., A.B.,

M.A., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of English, San Francis-
co State College.

Bom: Mason City (Iowa), 1910; s. of Mae
(Underkofler) and Mark E. Geeting.



Education: Pomona Coll.; Univ. of Calif.;
(one yr. grad. study).

Degrees: A.B., Pomona Coll., 1932; M.A.,
1936, Ph.D., 19.39, U. of So. Calif.
Married: Corinne, d. of H. G. Nelson, at
Brush (Colo.), 1911; ch. : David Brian.
Prof. Record: Head of Eng. Dept., Westwood
High Schl., 19,33-37; Forum Counselor, Office
of Edn., 1937-38; Head of Speech Dept., West
Tex. State, 1938-40; at San Francisco State
Coll. since Sept. 1940.

Publications: 1939 Dissertation.- "An Investi-
gation of Free Oral Disctission in the U.S.";
"Current Open-Forum Movement and Public
Education" ; "Patterns of Forum Procedure."
Memberships: Delta Sigma Rho (forensic);
Alpha Psi Omega (dramatic) ; Alpha Kappa
Delta (sociology).
Religion: Christian.
Recreation: Drama, radio, travel.
Bus. Address: San Francisco State Coll., San
Francisco, Calif.

Home Address: 24 Garden Lane, Colma,
Calif. •

GEFFEN. Harold David. LL.B.

Lawyer.

Born: Los Angeles (Calif.), Oct. 24, 1907; s.
of Sophia P. (Singer) Geffen.
Edtication: Southwestern Univ. (Los An-
geles, Calif.).

Degrees: LL.B., Southwestern U., 1930.
Married: Elaine, d. of Edward Goldberg, at
Los Angeles (Calif.), July 9, 1939.
Prof. Record: Practicing law since 1930;
handled defense of first case filed after pas-
sage of NRA and successfully got determina-
tion holding act void, thus affecting entire
course of future action by authorities against
business firms in Calif.
Memberships : State Bar of Calif.
Religion: Jewish.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Tennis, bowling, and horseback
riding.

Bus. Address: 403 W. Eighth St., Los Angeles,
Calif.

Home Address: 339 No. Sycamore, Los An-
geles, Calif.

GEGNA, Jascha

Violinist, Teacher

Member of Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra.
Born: Kiev (Russia), 1879; s. of Anna
(Pekarskia) and Maer (Jegna.
Education: Kiev Conservatory; Petrograd
Consv., with Leopold Auer.
Prof. Record: Diploma from Kiev Consv.;
two gold medals from Russian CJovt.; ten
years a teacher in Imperial Russian Schl.
"(Poltava) ; 12 years with Los Angeles Sym-
phony; concertized and taught in New York
for 15 years.

Ho7ne Address: 90 Grand View Ave., Sierra
Madre, Calif.

GEIGER. Jacob Casson. M.A., M.D„
Sc.D., LL.D., D.P.H., F.A.C.P.,
F.R.S.T.M.

Director of Public Health, City and County
of San Francisco.

Born: Alexandria (La.), Nov. 18, 1885.
Education: Grammar and high schl., Alexan-
dria (La.); Tulane Univ.



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Dcgrci'H: U.K.. 1905, M.D., 1912, Tulane U ;
Sc.D., La. State U.. 19:55 (hon. (le>,'.); LL.D.,
Santa Clara U., 19:58 (hon. dcj,'.); M.A. In
Medicine, Hahnemann Med. Coll., Philadel-
phia (Pa.), 19:!9 (hon. deg.) ; D.P.II.. Tulane
Univ., 1919 (hon. deg.)

Prol. Record: Asst. Dlr. and Active Dlr. of
Lal)oratorles, Calif. State Board of Health,
and Acting Dlr., Bur. of Communicable
Diseases, 1913-16; Asst. Prof., Dept. of Hy-
giene, U. of Calif., 1913-18; Asst. Epidemiol-
ogist and Epidemiologist, U. S. Pub. Health
Serv., 1916-24; Mem., Botulism Com. to study
canning problems, 1919-22; Research Fellow
In Mod.. Hooper Foundation for Med. Re-
search, U. of Calif., 1919-22; Assoc. Prof, of
Epidemiology, U. of Chicago, 1922-27; Pro-
fessorial Lecturer in Epidemiology, 1917-28;
appointed Asst. Commissioner of Health (Chi-
cago,) 1924; appointed Asst. Commissioner of
Health and Exec. Officer, 1927, on leave of
absence, 1928—; Mem., Research Consultant
Staff, Nat Canners Assn., U. of Calif.; ap-
pointed Assoc. Prof, of Epidemiology, Hooper
Foundation for Med. Research, U. of Calif ,
1928, Full Prof. Epidemiology, 1930, Clinical
Prof, or Epidemiology, U. of Calif.; Health
Officer, City and Co. of San Francisco, 1931;
Dir. of Public Health, City and Co. of San
Francisco, 1932 (by new Charter); Prof, of
Clinical Epidemiology, Curricula in Pub.
Health U. of Calif., 1938-39; Lecturer, Pre.
ventive Medicine, U. of So., Calif., and Lec-
turer in Med. (Public Health); Mem., Staff
Epidemiologist, Mt. Zion Hosp. (San Fran-
cisco). Clinical Prof, of Public Health and
Preventive Medicine, Stanford U., 1940.
Publications: Innumerable articles and re-
ports on botulism, brueclliasis, food and food
poisonings, heart disease, infant mortality,
influenza, malaria, poliomyelitis, rabies, te-
tanus, typhoid fever, etc.

Army Record: Surgeon and Senior Surgeon,
U. S. Public Health Service, 1916-36.
Awards: Cruz de Caballero de la Orden del
Merito (for good friendship and assistance to
Chile), 1938; Cross of Cavaliere of His Order
of the Crown of Italy by His Majesty, the
King of Italy and Emperor of Ethiopia, 19.35;
Cert, of Appreciation, Amer. Red Cross, 1935,
First Award of National Canners, 1939.
White Cravat with Red and Blue Borders,
Illustrious Order of Jade (China), 1940; Ci-
tations from Me.x. Gov. for "distinguished
services in Field of Public Health," 1940;
Officers Cross of Southern Cross of Brazil,
1941.

Memhershivs: Fellow: Amer. Pub. Health
Assn., Amer. Med. Assn., Royal Soc. of
Tropical Med. (Gr. Brit.), Pan-Amer. Med.
Assn. Amer. Coll. of Phys., and Amer. Soc.
of Tropical Med.; Mem.; So. Med. Soc.
(Pres., 1935), Chicago Inst, of Med., Calif.
State Med. Assn., San Francisco Co. Med.
Assn. (Pres., 1935), Amer. Assn. of Science,
Pasteur Soc. of Central Calif. (Pres., 1937),
Pre-Med. Soc, U. of Calif. (Pres., 1937),
Pub. Health Assn. (Pres., 1935) ; Past Mem.,
Chicago Med. Soc. and 111. State Med. Soc;
Pan-Amer. Soc. (Pres., San Francisco Chap-
ter, 1941); Sigma Xi (hon. sci. soc). Delta
Omega (hon. pub. health soc.)
Bus. Address: Health Center Bldg., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Address: 50 Ventura Ave., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

GEISSMAN, Theo(aore A., B.S., Ph.D.

Instructor in Chemistry, Univ. of Calif., Los
Angeles.



Horn: Chicago nil.», .June 17, T.X)H; s. of
LIna (Herold) and Theodore K. Gel.ssman.
I'Ulucdiion : Public .schls. (Chicago and Mil-
waukee); Univ. of Wl8.; Univ. of Minn.
Degrean: B.S. In Chem, Engrg., U. of Wis
19:i0; Ph.D., U. of Minn., 19:J7.
Miirric.d: Loraine, d. of .John J. Skinner, at
Minneapolis (Minn.), Dec. 31, 19.36.
J'rof. Record: Research Chemist, Standard
Oil Co. (Ind.), 19.30-31; Research Asst. to
Prof. Roger Adams, U. of III., 1937-39; at U.
of Calif., L.A., 1939—.

Membership: Alpha Chi Sigma, Tau Beta PI
Phi Lambda Upsilon, Phi Kappa Phi, Sig-
ma Xi.

Religion: Protestant.

Recreations: Golf, music, camping, and
fishing.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Los An-
gole-s, Calif.

Home Address: 18191/, Midvaie Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif. •

GELLERT, Emery

Artist.

Born: Budapest (Hungary), July 24, 1890-
s. of Terez (Friedman) and Julius Gellert.
Education: High schl. (Budapest, Hungary)-
Royal Acad, of Arts and Crafts (Budapest,'
Hungary); studied under Ignatz Ujvary and
Aladar Korosfoi Kriesch, from whom he re-
ceiver his Art Diploma.

Married: Irene Friedman at Cleveland
(Ohio), 1929.

Prof. Record: E.xhibited in Nat. Salon and
Mucsarnok (Budapest), Los Angeles Mus.
(25 paintings), 1931-33, and Detroit Mus. of
Art, 1928; Murals in St. Margaret Church
(Cleveland, Ohio), The Temple (Cleveland
Ohio), Greek Catholic Church (Detroit,
Mich.); Portraits of John D. Rockefeller, Jr
Fritz Kreisler, G.G.G. Peckham, and others'
others.

Publications; Portraits of Prominent Hun-
Garians in the United States, 1923.
Awards: Three first prizes, one second prize
Cleveland Mus. of Art, 1928, 1929.
Recreations: Chess.

Home Address: 1616 Waterloo St., Los An-
geles, Calif. •

GENGERELLI. Professor J(oseph)
A(nthony), A.B., M.A., Ph.D..
F.N.R.C.

Assistant Professor in Psychology, Univ of
Calif, at Los Angeles.

Born: Glouster (Ohio), Feb. 2, 1905; s. of
Filomena (de Lucca) and Nugent Gengerelli.
Ediication: Ohio Univ.; Univ. of Wis • Univ
of Pa. ; Yale Univ.

Degrees: A.B., Ohio U., 1921; MA, U of
Wis., 1927; Ph.D., U. of Pa., 1928; F.N.R C .
Yale U., 1928-29.

Prof Record: Fellow of the Nat. Research
Council, Yale U., 1928-29; Instr. of Psychol-
ogy, U. of Calif., Los Angeles, 1929-32; Asst.
Prof, in Psychology, U. of Calif., L.A.

Publications: Brain Fields and the Learning
Process (Psychological Review Co.), 1934;
The structure of Mental Capacities (U of
Calif. Press), 1939; and shorter technical
papers.

Memberships : Amer. Psychological Assn., Soc.



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of Experimental Biology and Medicine, Sig-
ma Xi.

Recreations: Music, literature, philosophy,
and football.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Los An-
geles, Calif.

Hoyne Address: 324 So. Clark Dr., Los An-
geles, Calif.
GENTLE. Alice. Mus.M. (Mrs. Alice
True Proebstel)
Opera Singer.

Born- Chatsvvorth (Ill.>: d of Emma C.
(Shroyer) and John Gildden True.
Education: Public schls., Seattle (Wash.)
Degrees: Mus. M., Univ. of So. Calif., 1930.
Married: Jacob Robinson, s. of Jacob Proeb-
ftel in Vancouver (Wash.); eh.: one son.
Prof Record : Studied voice entirely in
Amer with the late Karl Breneman, of New
Ym^k City began career in chorus of ()scar
HammerTt^in'sVanhattan Opera (Nevv York
City) • then followed operatic engagements at
La Scala (Milan, Italy) ; Metropolitan Opera
Co (New York City); Chicago Civic Co
six years with Ravinia Opera Co. (Chicago;
and three season on tour with Antonio
Scotti's Opera Co.; also symphonic and ora-
toric roles as Carjnen, Zaza, Fedora La Tos-
ca Mignon, La Favorita, Le Chemmeau
(Toinette), La Forza Del Destino (Leonora .
La Navaraisee (Anita), Aida (Amneres .
Cavalleria (Santizza) II Trovatora ( Aza-
cena), Mine Sans Gene (Catherine). Samso«
d Delila (Dalila), Lohengrin. (Ortrud).
Memberships: Sigma Alpha Iota (Mus. Sor-
ority). ,^ ,, ,
Bus. Address; 1911 Hillcrest Rd., Hollywood.
Calif.
GERDINE, Lynn van Horn. A.B., M.A.,
M.D., D.O., Sc.D.
Physician, Surgeon

Born: West Point (Miss.; on family planta-
tion) ■ s of Emma Roxanna (Chapin) and
Gen William Louis Crawford Gerdine.
Education: Univs. of Georgia . harvard. Johns
Hopkins, Chicago (Rush Medical); three yrs.
post-graduate work in London, Paris, Berlin,
Vienna, Heidelberg, Bonn, and Munich.
Decjrees- A.B., U. of Georgia, 1894, Harvard.
1898 MA., Rush. Med. M.D., 1908; D.O.,
Boston, 1901; Sc D., 1940. C.O.P. & S.
Married: Louise, d. of Gertrude (Whiting)
and Frederick Taylor, in Chestnut Hill
(Mass.), June 1904; ch. : Philip van Horn
and Eleanor van Horn.

Prof Record: Nine years Psychiatrist-ln-
Chief, Macon San. (Mo.); twelve years Pres^
Los Angeles Coll. of Osteop. Physicians &
sCrgeoni; Psychiatrist. L.A. Co. Superior
Court, Criminal Dept.; Med. Examiner in
Lunacy (L.A. Co.); Consulting Neurologist.
L.A. Co. Osteo. Hosp. v, tr,.

Directorship: Councilor in the French Hu-
guenot Soc. of Calif.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Recreations: Philosophy.

Home Address: 851 So. Grand Ave., Los
Angeles, Calif.

Other Addresses: "Rookery Nook "Pine
Cliff, Colorado, and Laguna Beach, Calii.



GERITZ, Franz

Artist.
Born: Budapest (Hungary). April 16. 1895

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s. of Mary (Hanak) and Stephen Ernest
Geritz.

Education: Pub. schls. of Budapest, Phila-
delphia, and Chicago; Coll. of Arts and
Crafts, Oakland (Calif.), grad., 1921.
Married: Josephine, d. of Maude (Grier) and
Carl Marten Heintz, in Los Angeles (Calif.),
Mar. 26, 1927; ch. ; Ference, Mariska, and
Eugene.

Prof Record: Work includes portraiture, de-
signing, and illustration; proficient in wood-
cut block printing, etching, and lithograph-
ing; portraits in pencil, etching, and litho-
graph of many prominent people such as:
Dr Lawrence C. Chaffin, Dr. John A. Com-
stock, William M. Conselman, Ernst von
Dohnanyi, Hamlin Garland, Benjamin
Glazer, Jetta Goudal, Myrna Loy, Dr. Eu-
gene R. Lewis, R. D. MacLean. Lucile Mor-
rison, Catherine Phillips, Lawrence Tibbett.
Jim Tully. Dr. John C. Wilson, Sir Henry
Wood, Lloyd Wright, and Dr. John Vruwink.
Was Free-Lance Artist, contributing sketch-
es of stage and opera celebrities to San Fran-
cisco Chronicle. Los Angeles Times, Los An-
geles Examiner, 1920-23; illustrations and
blockprints of explorers for Touring Topics
1923-30- Instr. of Block Printing, U. of Calit.
Extn Div , 1922-32; works have been shown
in every Important nat. and internat. exhbn.;
spl. one-man exhibits at Los Angeles Mus ,
19''2 1928, Art Center (New York), 19^9,
Smithsonian Inst.. Washington (D.C.), 1935;
prints are in collections of; Congressional
Libr., Washington (D.C.), Brooklyn Mus,
Fine Arts Gallery (San Diego), Calif. State
Libr., L. A. Pub. Libr., L. A. Art Assn., and
many other pub. and pvt. collections.
Publications: Illustrated \\1th sixty wood cuts,
four vols, of Calif orniana: Spanish Arcadia,
Great Trek, Gold Rush, Oxcart to AirpUne
(Powell Pub. Co., Los Angeles); illustrated
in pen and Ink Rolling Wheels and Hills of
Gold by Katherine Grey (Little, Brown &
Co ) and The Lost Queen of Egypt by Lucile
Morrison (F. A. Stokes Co.); poems pub.
in Los Angeles Times, 1922-23.
Awards: Print, "'Craters Mono Lake" was
included in "Fifty Best Prints of 1927 and
was awarded spl. prize in Second Annual
Exhibit, Fine Arts Gallery (San Diego) . Col-
or print, "Clouds," bronze medal. Southwest
Exposition, Long Beach, Calif., 1928 and first
prize L. A. Art Assn.. 1930. Other prints
given first and second prizes at L. A. County
Fair. Pomona. Calif., and at Ebell Club
Exhibits.

Memberships: Calif. Soc. of Etchers; Patron
Mem.. Phi Beta.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Liberal.

Recreations: Chess, literature, and writing.
Home Address: 831 Fifth Ave.. Los Angeles.
Calif.

GERITZ, Josephine Heinta

Teacher of Piano, Lecturer.
Born- LOS Angeles (Calif.), July 7. 1899; d.
of Maude (Grier) and Carl Marten Heintz.
Education: Los Angeles pub. schls ; piano :
Ann Eachus, Sigismond Stojowski, Paolo Gal-
ileo, Alexander Raab; harmony ; Carolyn Al-
chin, Vincent Jones; orchestration: Walter
Henry Rothwell.

Married: Franz, s. of Stephen Ernest GerUz
in Los Angeles (Calif.). Mar. 26. 1927, ch..
Ference. Mariska. and Eugene.
Prof. Record: Teacher of Piano since 1916.



WHO'S WHO IN CALIFORNIA



Lei-luror on Music since lillJO; Teacher of

I'lano ami Music Appreciation at Marlhor-

rniK'li, Hl.il, John Dewey Schl., liKil-.'i.'i,

Hammond Hall lor (Jiris, li).'! l-.'UJ; Ofllclal

Conimcntator for Los Angeles Philharmonic

Orchestra since 19.'ir); Music Commentator on

radio.

Memberships: Patron Mem., Phi Ueta Frat.

Religion: Epslcopal.

Recreations: Music, reading, and badminton.

Home Address: 831 Fifth Ave., Los Angeles,

Calif.



GEROULD. Albert Chamberlain. A.B.,
B.S.in L.S.

Librarian, Coll. of the Pacific.

Born: Minneapolis (Minn.), Apr. 8, 1910; s.

of Mary Aims (Chamberlain) and James

Thayer Gorould.

Educiition: Dartmouth CoH. (Hanover, N.H.)

Prof. Record: History Master, The Mohonk

Sch., 1933-34; Asst., New York Pub. Libr.,

1935; Asst. Reference Librarian, Stanford U.

Libr., 1935-39; Librarian, Coll. of the Pacific,

1939—.

Publications: "The Cataloging of Microfilm

at Stanford" in The Library Journal. Sept.

15, 1937.

Memberships : Sigma Chi; The Sierra Club;
Amer. Libr. Assn., Calif. Libr. Assn., Assn.
of Coll. and Reference Libraries.
Religion: Unitarian.
Poltics: Democrat.

Recreations : Skiing, mountaineering, and
photography.

Bus. Address: Coll. of the Pacific, Stockton,
Calif.

Home Address: Route 1, Box 807, Stockton,
Calif.



GERSTLE. William Lewis

Business Executive (retired). Painter.
Born: San Francisco (Calif.), Jan. 28, 1868;
s. of Hannah (Greenbaum) and Lewis
Gerstle.

Education: Coll. of Pharmacy, Univ. of
Calif. ; various art schools in San Francisco,
New York, London, and Paris.

Married: Sara, d. of M. H. Hecht, San Fran-
cisco (Calif.), Oct. 5, 1896; ch. ; Miriam
(Mrs. G. Grey Wornum, Sussex, Eng.)

Directorships: Pres., San Francisco Cham-
ber of Commerce, 1910-11; Pres., Alaska
Commercial Co., 1920 — ; Pres., Alaska Sal-
mon Co. ; Pres., Manhattan Gold Dredging
Co.; Dir., Wells Fargo Bank & Union Trust
Co.

Army Record: U. S. Army, Commission of
Major, serving with the Red Cross in France,
1918-20.

Awards: Medal of Honor of the Minister of
War, Legion of Honor, Nat. Medal of Vic-
tory (all three French).

Memberships: The Family (San Francisco),
Cercle Interallie (Paris), Amer. (London)
clubs.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 310 Sansome St., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

Home Address: The Huntington, 1075 Cali-
fornia St., San Francisco, Calif.



GESSLER. Clifford (Franklin). A.B.,
M.A., Litt.D.
Author, Lecturer.

Editorial Department, The Tribune.
Horn: Milton Junction (Wis.), Nov. 9, 1893;
s. of Kathryn (Ovlatt) and Frank B. Gessler.
Education: Milton Coll.; Univ. of Wis.; Nut.
Univ. of Mexico.

Degrees: A.H., Milton Coll., 1916; M.A., U. of
Wis., 1917; Litt.D, Milton Coll, 1928

Married: Margaret Hull (Chicago), d. of Chas.
Byron Hull In Milton (Wis.), June 6, 1917.
Prof. Record: Mainly newspaper work, some
teaching and publicity work since 1917, Chi-
cago, Honolulu, San Francisco, Oakland;
Night Editor, Honolulu Advertiser, 1921-23;
Editor, Letters and Arts Dept., Honolulu,
Star-Bulletin, 1923-24; spec. edit, work for
Bishop Mus. and teaching Poetry in U. of
Hawaii Extension; accom. Mangareva Expdn.
of Bishop Mus. to So.E. Polynesia, 19.34; in
Calif, since 1935; publicity work in Honolulu
and S.F., 1935-37; mem.. Faculty of Extn.
Div., U. of Calif., taught "Mexico Today,"
1939-40; also, engaged in lecturing; with Oak-
land Tribune since 1937.

Publications: Slants, 1924; Kanaka Moon,
1927; Road My Body Goes, 1937 (also pub. in
London under title The Dangerous Islands
1937) ; Hawaii; Isles of Enchantment, 1937;
Pattern of Mexico, 1941.

Memberships : Calif. Writers Club, Poetry
Soc. of Amer., P.E.N. Club (San Francisco) ;
Polynesian Soc. (New Zealand); Pan-Ameri-
can Assn., Anthropological Soc. of Hawaii.
Bus. Address: c/o The Tribune, Oakland,
Calif.

Home Address: 344 Vicente Rd., Berkeley,

Calif.

GETTELL. Nelene Groff. A.B.

Lecturer, Dramatic Reader, Univ. of Calif.,
E.xtension Div.

Born: Philadelphia (Pa.), Dec. 26, 1885; d.
of Maria (Glenn) and Charles Harrison
Knapp.

Education: Wm. Penn High Schl.; Univ. of
Pa.; graduate work, Univ. of Calif., Eng.
Major, 1923-25.
Degrees: A.B., U. of Pa.

Married: Raymond Garfield Gettell (Dean of
U. of Calif, and Prof, of Pol. Sci.); ch. :
Dorothy Bates (A.B., 1927, U .of Calif.);
Richard Glenn (A.B., 1933, Amherst Coll.;
Ph.D., 1940, U .of Calif.)

Prof. Record: Teacher of Eng., Wm. Penn
High Sch., 1901-06; Head of Eng. Dept.,
Amherst High Sch., .1918-23; mem. of North-
ampton Players (Mass.); Coach of Amherst
Masquers Plays, 1916-20; was Pres., Shake-
speare Club, Amherst (I\Iass.); Mem., Com-
edy Club, Amherst (Mass.); Producer of
Robert Frost's only play, A Way Out, 1919.
Publications: Poems in Braille, Washington
(D.C.) Library; various poems and articles
in magazines : Sunset, Overland Monthly,
Pacific Magazine, Western Anthology of
American Penwomen, etc., and lyrics set to
music by Fine Arts Dept. (U. of Okla.)
Memberships: Amer. Assn. Univ. Women;
Berkeley Women's City, Town and (3own, All
Arts, and The Masquers clubs.
Religion: Quaker.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. and Home Address: 959 Spruce St.,
Berkeley, Calif.



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WHO'S WHO IN CALIFORNIA



GETTELL. Professor Raymond Gar-
field, A.B., M.A., Litt.D.
Prof, of Political Science ami Dean of Sum-
mer Sessions, Univ. of Calif.
Born: Shippensburg (Pa.), Mar. 4 1881; s.
of Zora L. (Holler) and John J. Gettell.
Education: Ursinus Coll.; Univ. of Pa.
Degrees: A.B., Ursinus Coll., 1904; M.A
U. of Pa., 1906; Litt.D., Trmity Coll., 1941.
Married.- Helene Groff, d. of Charles Knapp,
at Philadelphia (Pa.), Apr. 18, 1906; ch. .
Dorothy B. and Richard G.
Prof. Record: Taught at Bates Coll., 1906-07,
Trinity Coll., 1907-14; Amherst Coll., 1914-23,
U of Calif., 1923—; taught in Summer Ses-
sions at U. of Me., U. of Mich., U. of 111.,
Columbia U., Cornell U., U. of Tex., U. of
Hawaii; Recorder of U.S. Shippmg Bd. Wash-
ington (D.C.), 1917-18.

Publications: Introduction to Political Sci-
ence (Ginn and Co.), 1910; Readings m Po-
litical Science (Ginn and Co.), 1911; Prob-
lems of Political Evolution (Ginn and (^o.),
1913: History of Political Thought (Century),
1924- History of American Political Thought
(Century), 1928; Political Science (Gmn and
Co.), 1933; numerous articles in many pe-
riodicals.

Memberships: Bohemian, Faculty, and Chit
Chat clubs; Amer. Pol. Sci. Assn., Amer.
Acad, of Pol. Sci.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Berkeley,
Calif.

Home Address: 959 Spruce St., Berkeley,
Calif.

GEYER. George H., A.B., M.A., Ed.D.
Director, Glendale Junior College.
Born: Hanford (Calif.), June 26, 1905; s. of
Ethel (Marine) and William Clark Geyer.
Education: Pomona Coll.; Univ. of Calif.
Degrees: A.B., Pomona Coll., 1927; M^A.,



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