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U. of Calif., 1930; Ed.D., Columbia U., 1940.
Married: Phyllis, d. of Sarah (Harper) and
W B Phillips, at Berkeley (Calif.), July 3,
1930; ch. : Mary Elizabeth and Barbara

Prof. Record: Teacher, Oakland public schls.,
1920-30; Westwood Junior-Senior High Schl.,
1930-31- Dist. Supt., Westwood Pub. Schls.,
1931-40- Dir., Glendale Jr. Coll., 1940—;
awarded Advanced Schl. of Edun. Scholarship,
Teachers Coll., Columbia U., 1936-37.
Membershijjs : Glendale Rotary Club; F. and
A. M.; Phi Delta Kappa.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Non-Partisan.

Recreations: Fishing, hunting, and bad-

Bus. -Address: 1500 No. Verdugo Rd., Glen-
dale, Calif.
Home Address: Melwood Dr., Glendale, Calif.*

GEYER. Lee E.. A.B.


Born: Wetmore (Kans.), Sept. 9, 1888; s. of
Helena Mary (Zabel) and J. W. Geyer.
Education: Wetmore (Kans.) High Sch.; Bak-
er Univ. (Baldwin, Kans.); Univ. of Wis.;
Univ. of Calif.

Degrees: A.B., Baker U., 1922.
Married: Nell L., d. of Lottie A. and John

A. Cordts (Overbrook, Kans.), at Hoi ton
(Kans.), Dec. 11, 1920; ch. : Robert Lee and
John J.

Prof. Record: Teacher and Principal, Kans.
schs. fifteen yrs., and Ariz, .schs., three yrs.;
Instr. in Social Sciences, Gardena High Sch.;
in Los Angeles system from 1927 until elected
to Congress.

Army Service: Served in the World War I.
Meinberships: Delta Tau Delta, Shriner,
Amer. Legion, Disabled Amer. Veterans.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Democrat.

Bus. Address: House Office Bldg., Washing-
ton, D.C.

Home Address: 1126 Gardena Blvd., Gardena,
Calif.; 130 Dale Dr., Silver Springs, Md.


Publisher, Soledad Bee; Justice of the Peace
Soledad Township, and City Judge, City of

Born: Soledad (Calif.), Nov. 20, 1891- s. of
Sarah (Leoni) and Con J. Giacomazzi, Sr.
Education: Soledad Grammar Sch.; Polytech-
nic Bus. Coll. (Oakland) ; Chicago Correspond-
ence Sch. of Law.

Married: Irene, d. of Guy Falbo (Salinas),
at Virginia City (Nev.), Aug. 31, 1936; ch.:
Con J., Jr.

Bus. Record: Owner and Editor, Soledad
Bee since 1916; Stockholder, Soledad Mer-
cantile Co., fifteen yrs.; Justice of the Peace
since 1926; City Judge since 1927.
Directorships: Amer. Legion Hall Assn.
Army Service: Private, Co. D, 362nd Inf.,
91st Div. ; served overseas in Amer. Expedi-
tionary Force for one yr.; in three offensive
and one defensive engagements in Argonne
Forest and Belgium.

Awards: Verdun Medal from French Govt.
Meynberships : Foresters Lodge, Druids Lodge,
Fire Dept., Amer. Legion, Monterery Co.
Swiss-Amer. Club, Justices of the Peace
Assn., Soledad Parent-Teachers Assn.
Religion: Catholic.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Motoring and playing cards.
Bus. Address: Soledad Bee, Soledad, Calif.
Home Address: Front St., Soledad, Calif. *

GIANETTI, Humbert L.

Real Estate and Insurance Broker.

Born- New York City, Aug. 27, 1878; s. of

Marie (Bruchard) and Luigi Gianettl.

Education: Day and night schools. New York


Married: Ethel R., d. of Mary E. Haines in

Pasadena (Calif.), May 16, 1911; ch. ; Mary


Prof. Record: In real estate and insurance

business in Pasadena since 1910.

Directorships: First Fed. Savings and Loan

Assn. of Pasadena (former Pres., now Dir.)

Memberships: The Overland (Pasadena) and

Rotary (Pasadena, Prs. 1940) clubs; Corona

Lodge F & A. M. (Master, 1919); Master

of Kadosh A. & A. S. R. of Free Masonry;

3'> degree K.C.C.H. of Pasadena; Pasadena

Realty Bd. (Pres., 1915); Calif. Real Estate

Assn. (Pres., 1940).

Religion: Episcopal.



Recreations : CftU fun, flshlnfj, Kiirdcniiig, and
Scottish Itile work.

Bus. Address: 403 E. Green St., Pasadena,

Home Address: G'29 So. Catalina Ave, Pasa-
dena, Calif.

GIANNINI, Amadeo P(eter)

Chairman of the Board, Bank of Amer.
N. T. & S. A.

Born: San Jose (Calif., May 6, 1870; s. of
Virginia (Domartini) and Lulgi Gianninl.
Education: Public schs. and Bus. Coll.
Married: Clorinda Agnes, d. of Joseph Cuneo,
at San Francisco (Calif.), Sept. 14, 1892;
ch. : Claire G. Hoffman and L.M.
Bus. Record: Began at twelve yrs. of age
with L. Scatena and Co., wholesale comm.
merchants (San Francisco), at nineteen was
admitted to firm; became Mgr. of estate of
Joseph Cuneo, and Dir. of Columbus Savings
and Loan Soc. ; Chmn. of Bd., Bank of
Amer., N. T. & S. A. (formerly Bank of Italy,
N. T. & S. A.) which in conjunction with his
stepfather, Lorenzo Scatena, he founded in
1904; Chmn. of Bd., Transamerica Corpn.,
which he founded in 1928; Mem., Bd. of Re-
gents, U. of Calif.

Directorships: Dir. of following: S. F. Cham-
ber of Commerce (three terms); Nat. City
Bank of New York; City Bank Farmers
Trust Co. (N.Y.): Fireman's Fund Ins. (San
Francisco) ; Fireman's Fund Indemnity (S.F.) ;
Occidental Ins. Co. ; Transamerica Corpn.
Memberships: Native Sons Golden West,
Olympic, Bohemian, Commonwealth, San
Francisco Commercial, Union League, San
Francisco GoU, San Mateo-Burlingame Polo,
Country, Athletic, Calif. (Los Angeles), Con-
gressional Country (Washington), and Union
Interalliee (Paris) clubs.
Religi07i: Catholic.
Politics: Republican.
Recreation: Golfing.

B71S. Address: 1 Powell St., San Francisco,

Home Address: "Seven Oaks," San Mateo,
Calif. •

GIBBS, Major Robert Adams, C.N.G.,

A.B., F.A.G.S.

Founder and Head Master, Page Military


Born: Fort Ann (N.Y.), Oct. 6, 1871; s. of
Mary J. (Thomas) and Theron Z. Gibbs, M.D.
Education: Stanford Univ., 1893-96; Univ. of
Calif., Summer of 1906; Univ. of So. Calif.,


Degrees: A.B., U. of So. Calif., 1908.
Married: (1) Delia M. (of Hiram, Ohio), d.
of Maria (Mills) and John Page, at Los An-
geles (Calif.), Apr. 7, 1909 (dec. Feb. 10,
1937); ch.: Edith Caroline (Mrs. Earle Rus-
sell Vaughan). (2) Lilian (Clark) Schouten
(formerly of Melbourne, Australia), at Taos
(N.M.), May 13, 1941.

Prof. Record: Founder and Head Master,
Page Military Academy (Los Angeles), 1908.
Publications: Western Tales, 1925; Sea
Stories, 1926.

Army Service: Recommended by Redfield
Proctor, Secy, of War, as Lt. in U. S. Army,
1892; Major, Calif. Nat. Guard.
Me7nberships : Soc. of Colonial Wars, Sons
of the Revolution; N. E. Hist, and (3eneal.

Soc. Inst. Amer. Genealogy, A.ssn., Ind. .Schs.,
L. A. Co. (PrcH. 10.'J9-40) ; PI Gamma Mu;
Founder, Life Mem., J'aclfic Geog. Soc; Elk

Bus. Address: 1201 .So. Cochran Ave., Los
Angeles. Calif.

GIBNEY, Luke Edmond


Born: Dublin (Ireland); s. of Jane fTalbot)
and Luke Jo.seph Gibney.
Education: Dublin (Ireland).
Prof. Record: E.xhibiled in New York (Rocke-
feller Center) ; San Francisco Mus. ; Los
Angeles Mus. ; Traveling E.xhibit all through
Northwestern States; one-man show In San
Francisco Mus.
Religion : Roman Catholic.
Politics : Democrat.

Bus. Address: (Studio), 1255 Kearney St.,
San Francisco, Calif. ♦

GIBNEY. Sheridan DeR., A.B., M.A.

Playwright, Scenarist.

Born: New York (N.Y.), June 11, 1903; s. of

Marguerite (deRaismes) and Eugene Gibney


Education: Phillips Exeter Acad.; Amherst

Degrees: A.B., 1925; M.A. (hon.), 1939.

Married: Mildred Margaret (b. Sept. 14,
1906), d. of Margaret (Rice) and John Mc-
Coy, in Providence (R.I.); ch. ; Sheila (b.
1935) and Angela (b. Nov. 26, 1940).

Prof. Record: Teacher, Hobart Coll., 1926-29;
theatre and motion picture writing, 1929-40;
collaborated on screen play Fugitive From
a Chain Gcmg, 1932; A Letter of Introduction
(Universal), 1938; Disputed Passage (Para-
mount) Cheers for Miss Bishop; collabo-
rated on original story and screen play The
Story of Louis Pasteur, 1936; wrote screen
play, Anthony Adverse, 1936. Stage plays:
The Wiser They Are (produced by Jed Har-
ris), 1931; Merry Madness, 1931, and Encore,
1933 (produced by Arthur Hopkins).

Directorships: Pres., Screen Writers' Guild,

Awards: Acad, of Motion Picture Arts and
Sciences First Award, 1935, for writing
original and screen play of The Story of
Louis Pasteur.

Memberships: Amherst Club; Delta Kappa
Epsilon Frat.

Religion : Christian.

Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Tennis, badminton, and swim-

Hoj7ie Address: 7942 Hollywood Blvd., Holly-
wood, Calif.

GIBSON, Charles Brockway, B.S., M.D.

Chemist, Metallurgist, Toxicologist (retired).
Born: Massena (N.Y.), Aug. 6, 1854; s. of
Chloe (Brockway) and Capt. Otis Gibson.
Education: Public schs. (Vt.); Univ. of 111.
Degrees: B.S., M.D., U. Of 111., 1877
Married: (1) Alice, d. of Robert Victor; (2)
Eva K., d. of Henry Clapp; (3) Susie, d. of
Fred Gibson, in Chester (Vt.)
Prof. Record: Chemist, Metallurgist, Mining



Engr.. Roval Mining Acad. (Berlin, Ger-
many i- Prof, of Chem. and Toxicology, and
Chcrn. and Metallurgy, in Chicago for many
vrs.; Chem. and Metallurgist, C. A. Cook and
Co tChicagoi, 1879; studied medicme and
clerked in drug store (Champaign, 111.), for
two yrs., resigning in summer of 1879.
Publications: Sy7nposium on Toxicology and
Chemistry of Poisons.

Army Service: Served in U. S. Army at Fort
Sheridan in 1916, and in Greece and Bul-
garia; upon return, in Army Naval Plant
(Charleston, W.Va.)

Memberships: Former Mem. of Chicago and
111. Athletic Clubs.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Freelance Republican.
Recreations: Golf and outdoor games.
Home Address: 318 W. Valley View, Alta-
dena, Calif.

GIBSON, Luther Earl

Owner and Publisher, Vallejo Morning Times-
Herald afid Evening Chronicle.
Born: Valencia (Calif.), Nov. 17, 1894; s. of
Nettie (Gaub) and Simeon L. Gibson.
Education: Public schs. (Santa Cruz).
Married: Maybelle, d. of Harry K. Freeman
at Los Angeles (Calif.), Apr. 17, 1896; ch. .

Bus. Record: Has been in the publishing and
printing bus. for 25 yrs.

Directorships: Pres., Vallejo Chamber of Com-
merce- Dir. (since organization m 1929),
Merchants and Mechanics Nat. Bank; Vallejo
Merchants Assn.

Army Service: Enlisted Dec. 1917; served 18
months. World War I.

Memberships: Kiwanis and Elks clubs; Ma-
sonic Lodge; Amer. Legion, Veterans of
Foreign Wars.
Religion: Presbyterian.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreati07is : Golf, bowling, and gym.
Bus. Address: 516 Marin St., Vallejo, Calif.
Home Address: 1037 Tuolumne St., Vallejo,

GIBSON. Maurice Embry. A.B., LL.B.


Born: Stanford (Ky.), Nov. 26. 1892; s. of
Mattie (Curd) and Reverend John Bell Gibson.
Education: Los Angeles grammar schools and
high school; Univ. of Calif.; Harvard Univ.
Law Schl.

Degrees: A.B., U. of Calif., 1920; LL.B.,
Harvard U., 1923.

Married: Phebe, d. of Charlotte (Fairbanks)
and Clifford Wood, in Boston (Mass.), Nov.
23, 1923; ch. ; Maurice E., Jr. John Bell, and
Shirley Gibson.

Prof. Record: Practice of law under own
name in San Francisco since 1923.
Directorships: Trustee, Kettleman Hills Roy-
alty Syndicate No. 1; Dir., and Secy., Placer
Development Co.; Dir. and Secy., Volcano-
ville Mining Co.

Army Record: Commissioned 2nd Lt., Inf.,
U. S. Army, 1917 and assigned to 8th Inf.,
8th Div.; commissioned 1st Lt., appointed
Aide-de-camp to Brig. Gen. Walter C. Short,
1918; service A.E.F., Siberia, 1919, with 27th
Inf.; resigned, 1919.

Memberships: Phi Kappa Sigma; Common-
wealth (San Francisco) and Diablo Country
clubs; Calif. State Bar Assn., S. F. Bar Assn..
Amer. Bar Assn.
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Tennis and golf.
Bus. Address: Russ Bldg., San Francisco,

Home Address: 38 Crocker Ave., Piedmont,


Poet, Journalist.

Born: Hull (Yorkshire, Eng.), Dec. 29, 1898;
d. of Alice May (Rommel) and Samuel Ault

Education: Father and self; several years
county sch.

Prof. Record: Asso. Editor, Pearson's Mag.,
(New York); Managing Ed., Pacific Coast
Journal of Nursing (San Francisco); Ed.
with Western Trade Journals (S.F.); for
past five years, free lance mag. writer;
Western Asso. Ed., Tide Mag. of New York;
Contributor of poetry, articles, short stories:
Poetry Magazine; Saturday Review of Lit-
erature; Forum; Scribner's; Pearson's; Cur-
rent History; Pacific Weekly; Staff Writer for
bus. mags. Author of On a Grey Thread.
volume of poetry (Will Ransom, Chicago) ;
California Valley with Girls and From Alba
Hill, private pub. (San Francisco).
Memberships: Poetry Soc. of Amer., League
of Amer. Writers (resigned), Amer. News-
paper Guild.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Walking, swimming, learning to
play the zither, wood carving, and cats.
Home Address: 779 Page St., San Francisco,
Calif.; (Summers); 20 Redwood Rd., Fairfax^

GIFFEN. Frank Carroll

Singer, Teacher.

Born: Truckee (Calif.), July 13, 1874; s. of
Melissa (McConnaha) and The Hon. Geo. W.

Education: Sacramento; Berlin: Paris; Flor-
ence (Italy); Stockton Normal Coll.
Degrees: Secondary Cert, for Public School

Married: Sarah Jessie, d. of Dr James Cal-
houn Robertson, in London (Eng.), 19U7;
ch : Bernice (Mrs. Wm. Morrison) and Eliza-
beth (Mrs. O. C. Williams).
Prof Record: Concert Singer, Europe and
U S.A.; teaching, twenty years in San Fran-
cisco ten years in Hollywood; Founder of
San Francisco Grand Opera; for six years,
Pres., Music Teachers' Assn. of Calif.
Army Record: Special work under Secy.
Franklin D. Lane, in World War I, as Teacher
of Songs for military use (while marching)
for Western Div.; rank. Major.
Memberships: Musicians Guild, Music Teach-
ers' Assn. of Calif.

Recreations: Mountain and beach; cattle

Ho7ne Address: 2062 No. Highland Ave., Hol-
lywood, Calif.



GIFFORD, Professor Edward Winslow.


Associate I'rol'ossof u( Anlhropolony and

Curator of the AnlhiopoloKieal Museum,

Univ. of Calif.

Born: Oakland (Calif.*, Aug. 14, 1887; s. of

Caroline Bush (Davis) and Edward Leland


Education : Alameda (Calif.)

Married: Delila S. Giffen, Mar. 17, 1913; ph.:

Phyllis Edna (Slattery).

Prof. Record: Asst., then Asst. Curator, Dept.

of Ornithology, Calif. Acad, of Sciences,

(San Francisco), 1904-12; Asst. Curator,

Asso. Curator, and Curator, U. of Calif.

Mus. of Anthropology, 1912 — ; Asso. Prof.

of Anthropology, U. of Calif., 1938 — .

Publications: Author of various works on

ornithology and anthropology.

Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Assn. for Adv.

of Sci., and Soc. for Amer. Archaeology;

Mem., Amer. Anthropological Assn., Amer.

Kthnological Soc, Amer. Folklore Soc.

Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Berkeley,

Home Address: 2535 Le Conte Ave., Berkeley,

GIFFORD. Robert Ladd. C.E.

President, Illinois Engineering Company.
Born: Smithfield (Ohio), s. of Lydia (Ladd)
and William Gifford.
Education : Cornell Univ.
Degrees: C.E., Cornell U.

Married: Evelyn A., d. of Everett W. Brooks,
in Chicago (111.); ch. : Brooks.
Bits. Record: Is Pres., 111., Engineering Co.,
with headquarters in Chicago and branches
throughout the U.S.

Directorships: Dir., L.A. Art Assn.; Adv.Bd.,
State Commn. for Prot. of Children and Ani-
mals; Pres., Pasa. Humane Soc; Vice-Pres.,
Boys and Girls Aid Soc. of L.A. Co.
Memberships: Alpha Delta Phi; Athenaeum,
Univ. Club of Chicago and Pasadena; May-
flower Descendants.

J5ms. Address: 21st and Racine Ave., Chi-
cago, 111.

Home Address: 1231 So. El Molino, Pasadena,

GILBERT. Arthur Hill. A.N.A.

Born: Mt. Vernon (111.), June 10, 1894; s. of
Mae (Hill) and T. I. Gilbert.
Education: Evanston Acad.; Northwestern

Honors: A.N. A., New York, 1931.
Married: Audine, d. of Mary and Eugene
Abbott, in Monterey (Calif.), 1932.
Prof. Record: Artist residing in Calif, since
1920; exhibited throughout U.S.A.
Awards: Jules Hallgarten Prize, Nat. Acad.
(New York), 1927; J. Francis Murphy Mem.,
1929, Henry Ward Ranger Fund, 1929; sev.
prizes in Calif. Exs. ; Jury Selec, S.F.Expn.
Aryny Record: Lt. J. G., U. S. Navy, 1917-19;
served over seas, 1918, U.S.S. Oklahoma.
Memberships : Bohemian Club (San Francis-
co) ; Salmagundi Club (N.Y.); Carmel Art
Assn. (Past Pres.)
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.

Home Address: 1306 Munras, Monterey,
Calif.; Bohemian Club, San Francisco, Calif.

GILCREEST, Edgar Lorrington, A.B.,

M.D., F.A.C.S.

Born: Gainesville (Tex.), Nov. 29, 1882; s. of
Catherine Emma (Looney) and Jacob Ed-
ward Gilcroosl.

Education: Univ. of Texas; Johns Hopkins
Univ. Med. Sch.; Univ. of Heidelberg; Univ.
of Western Res.; Univ. of Gratz (Austria).
Degrees: A.B. U. of Tex. 1906; M.D. Johns
Hopkins 1910.

Prof. Record: Served as Interne, Lakeside
Hosp. (Cleveland) for two years under Dr.
Geo. Crile and later surgical service in hos-
pitals at Gratz (Austria), Rome and Bor-
deaux; with Surg. Dept. of U. of Calif., Med.
Sch. since 1920; Surgeon in San Francisco
(Calif.), since 1920. Former Pres. (1940), the
Amer. Assn. for the Surgery of Trauma.
Directorships: Pres., Texas Soc. of Calif.;
Dir., Calif. Safety Council; Pres., U. Of
Tex. Alumni A.ssn., of San Francisco.
Publications: Author of various monographs
and biographical studies, also of many sci-
entific articles in surgical journals.
Army Record: Military Surgeon in Turko-
Balkan War, 1913; European War, 1915;
Major M. C, World War I, 1917-19.
Memberships: Bohemian and Commonwealth
clubs of Calif.; Olympic; Beta Theta Pi;
Phi Chi.

Religion : Roman Catholic.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Travel and biography.
Bus. Address: 384 Post St., San Francisco,

Home Address: 2101 Sacramento St., San
Francisco, Calif.

GILLAN. Silas Lee. E.M.

Consulting Engineer.

Born: Danville (111.), Apr. 17, 1883; s. of
Elizabeth King (Harned) and Silas Y.

Education: Univ. of Wis.; Univ. of Minn.
Degrees: E.M., U. of Minn., 1907.
Married: Emily Norwood, d. of Dr. John
A. Crosby, in Minneapolis (Minn.), Jan. 1,
1908; ch. : Crosby Lee, Adelaide Gillan Le-
Veen, Emily Gillan Collins, and Mary Jane.
Prof. Record: Mining Engr., U. S. (Jovt.,
1908-21; private practice, 1921 — , valuation
of oil properties, problems involving under-
ground movement of oil, gas and water;
operation of a silica mine supplying refrac-
tory material to various steel plants in L. A.

Directorships: Vice-Pres., Central States
Land Co.

Publications: Author of a few articles In
technical papers.

Memberships: Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Univ.,
Engineers', and Adventurers clubs (Los An-
geles), Branner Club, B.P.O.E. (Glendale);
Amer. Inst .of Mining and Metallurgical
Engrs., Amer. Assn. of Petroleum CJeologista
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreations: Traveling, etc.

Bus. Address: 614 So. Hope St., Los Angeles,

Home Address: 230 Webb Dr., Glendale,



GILLIATT. William Henry. B.S., M.D.
Physician, Surgeon.

Born: Somerville (Mass., Aug. 4, 1904; s. of
Maude (Bezanson> and Charles Lester Gilliatt.
Education: Somerville (Mass.) grade and
high schools; Aurora (III.) Coll.; Boston
(Mass.) Univ., Sch. of Med.
Degrees: B.S., Aurora Coll., M.D., Boston
U., 1931.

Married.- Lena Mav Harwood, d. of Anna
and Charles Pixley, May 12, 1931, Somerville,
Mass. ; ch. .• Nancy Lou, James Curtis, Shirley-

Prof. Record: Jr. Interne (Boston City Hosp.),
1930-31; Club Physician, Charlestown Boys'
Club (Charlestown, Mass.), 1930-31; Rotating
Interne, Fresno (Calif.) Gen. Hosp. 1931-32;
private general practice (Coalinga, Calif.)
Sept. 1, 1932—.

Directorships: Pres., Coalinga- Avenal Hosp.

Army Record: 111. Nat. Guard, Battery C.
Light F.A., at County Fair Grounds, No.
Aurora (111.), 1925-27; Honorable Discharge
as Corporal.

Memberships: Fresno Co. Med Soc, Calif.
State Med. Soc, Amer. Med. Assn.; Alpha
Kappa Kappa; Lions, Chamber of Comm.,
Moose, and Elks (all In Coalinga).
Religion: Protestant (Advent Christian).
Politics: Republican.

Recreation: Camping with family, backyard
frolics with children.

Bits. Address: 446 No. Fifth St., Coalinga,

Home Address: 159 W. Cedar St., Coalinga,
Calif. *

GILLIES, The Reverend James Lewis,

A.B., D.D.


Born: Glasgow (Mo.), May 2, 1871; s. of
Fannie (Bartholow) and Reverend John Gil-
ies, D.D.

Education: High school. St. Joseph (Mo.); Mo.
Wesley an Coll.

Degrees: A.B., 1891, D.D., 1908, Mo. Wes-
leyan Coll. and U. of So. Calif., 1941.
Married: Zorah Margaret, d. of Rev. Dr.
John H. Poland, 1895 (dec. June, 1941), ch.:
Ruth Virginia (Mrs. Wm. H. Warnes) ; Fran-
ces Olive (Mrs. Eugene D. Barton) ; Zorah
Margaret (dec); Kathleen (Mrs. W. A. Ap-
plegate); Marion Louise (Mrs. P. B. Howell).
Prof. Record: Y.M.C.A. Secy., St. Joseph and
Chicago, 1891-94; ordained M. E. ministry,
1896; Pastor, Mo. Conf., 1894-1900; Odebolt,
la., 1904-07; Dist. Supt., Sheldon (la.) Dist.,
1907-13; Secy., Morningside Col., Sioux City
(la.), 1913-15; Pastor, Clear Lake (la.),
1915-17, Trinity Church, Des Moines, 1917-21,
First Church, Riverside (Calif.), 1921-28;
Dist. Supt., San Diego Dist., 1928-29, Los
Angeles Dist., 1929-34; Pastor, First Church,
Monrovia (Calif.), 1935-38; Holliston Ave.
Church (Pasadena), 1938-41; Santa Barbara
Ave., Los Angeles, 1941—. E.xec. Secy., Los
Angeles Missionary and Church Ext. Soc,
M. E. Church, 1931-34; Delegate, Gen. Conf.,
M E. Church, 1912, Meth. Ecumenical Conf.
(Atlanta), 1931; Ex-Pres., State Church
Fedn.; Trustee, Pac Palisades Assn., Span-
ish-Amer. Inst., Pac. Home (Pres., Bd.);
Univ. Religious Conf. of U. of Calif., Los
Angeles (Ex-Pres.)
Politics: Republican.

Memberships: Mason 32 deg. ; Present Day

and Twenty clubs.

Publications: Former ed., The Methodist;

Contbr. to Church Advocate.

Bus. Address: 2009 W. Santa Barbara Ave.,

Los Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 1840 W. 39th St., Los Angeles,


GILLULY. Professor James. B.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Geology, Univ. of California, Los

Born: Seattle (Wash.), June 24, 1896; s. of
Louisa E. (Briegel) and Chas. E. Gilluly.
Education: U. of Wash.; Yale U.
Degrees: B.S.. U. of Wash., 1920; Ph.D., Yale
U., 1926.

Married: Enid, d. of Charles R. Frazier, in
Pocatello (Idaho), June 30, 1925; ch. : Molly
Frazier and Sara Frazier.
Prof. Record: Junior Geologist, U. S. Geol.
Survey, 1921-23; Asst. Geol., 1923-25; Asso.
Geol., 1925-28; Geol., 1928-36; Senior Geol.,
U. S. Geol. Survey, 1936—. Prof, of Geol.,
U. of Calif., 1938—.

Publications: Twenty or twenty-five geol.
papers, principally; "Geology and Ore De-
posits of the Stockton-Fairfield Quadrangles,
Utah"; "U.S. Geol. Surv. Prof. Paper 173,
1932"; "Ore Deposits of Eastern Oregon,
USGS, Bull. 846A, 1933"; "Keratophyres of
Eastern Oregon and the Spilite Problem,"
American Journal of Science, 1935; etc.
Navy Record: Ensign, U. S. Navy Res. Force,

Memberships: Phi Kappa Psi; Sigma Xi.
Politics: Independent.

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

Home Address: 785 Holmby Ave., Los An-
geles, Calif.

GILMAN. Don Earl

Vice-Pres., National Broadcasting Company.
Born: Indianapolis (Ind.), Feb. 5, 1883; s.
of Ella E. (Carney) and Charles H. Gilman.
Education: Indianapolis (Ind.)
Married: Sara E., d. of Cora and Grant
Hobson, in Santa Rosa (Calif.), Aug. 14,
1937; ch. : Page Henry.

Bus. Record: With first earnings bought a
small job press and printed advertising sheets
for neighborhood merchants, as well as The
Guard, official organ of Boys' Brigade; after
graduation was employed by the Indianapolis
Sentinel as "printer's devil" and learned the
trade; came West at 23 and was employed by
Pac Coast newspapers — later as Supt. of
Scripps-McRae publications; 84came Man-
ager of Western Div., Nat. Broadcasting Co.
(then small network of coast stations), 1927;
made Vice-Pres. of NBC two yrs. later;
under his guidance, the network has grown
to number 36 stations serving eleven states
and Hawaii, located in Hollywood Radio City
(most modern plant) ; was connected with
Los Angeles Advertising Club and as Chrmn.
of organization's Vigilance Com. was instru-
mental in passage of Calif's. Honest Adver-
tising Statute; served as: Pres.. Commercial
Club of San Francisco; Pres., Pacific Adver-
tising Clubs Assn. ; Vice-Pres., of Asso. Ad-
vertising Clubs of the World; Dir., All- Year
Club of So. Calif., in Jan. 1938; was Nat.
Pres. Alpha Delta Sigma (prof, advertising
fraternity), 1937-38; in 1930, named on Roll of



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