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Peter Walline, Edith Eileen, George Har-
mon, Gordon Elbert, Tully Cleon, Jr., Leslie

Prof. Record: Asst. Prof, of History, U. of
So. Calif., 1905-08, Hd., Dept. of History,
1908-19; Pres., Coll. of the Pacific, 1919—.
Memberships: Calif. Annual Conf., Meth.
Ch. ; Mem. Bd. of Edn. of the Meth. Ch.;
Life mem., N.E.A.; So. Calif. Hist. Soc;
Amer. Acad. Pol. & Soc. Science; Kappa
Alpha, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Gamma Mu, Phi
Alpha Theta; Mason; Rotarian; Common-
wealth Club of Calif.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Democrat.
Recreation: Horseback riding.

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

KNOPF. Carl Sumner. A.B., M.A.,
B.D., Ph.D.

Archaeologist; Professor of Archaeology and

Biblical Literature and Chaplain, Univ. of

Southern California.

Born: Columbus (Ohio), s. of DoUie Jane

(Williams) and Albert Knopf.

Education: East High (Columbus); Univ. of

So. Calif.; Yale Univ.

Degrees: A.B., 1913, M.A., 1914, U. of So.

Calif.; B.D., 1915. Ph.D., 1931, Yale.



Married: Florence, d. of Annie and C. O.
Nelson in Los Angeles.

Prof. Record: Secy.-Treas., Franklin Park
Floral Co., 1906-08; Asst. Prof, of Biblical
Literature, U. of So. Calif.; Prof, of Psy-
chology and Philosophy, FuUerton Jr. Coll.j
Dir. of Research, Fullerton Jr. Coll.; Area
Secy., San Francisco area Methodist Church;
Asso. Prof., Biblical Literature, U. of So.
Calif.; Full Prof., Biblical Literature and
Archeology, U. of So. Calif.; Visiting Prof,
of Semetics, Yale; Dean, School of Religion,
U. of So. Calif., 1936-39.

Directorships: Pres., So. Calif. Acad, of
Sciences; Mu Alpha Nu (Archaeological Frat-
ernity); South Coast Improvement Asso.
Publications: Bible Poetry and Inspired Song;
Bible Youth in Modern Times; Comrades of
the Way; The Old Testament Speaks; Stu-
dent Faces Life; Ask the Prophets; and news
features and magazine articles.
Memberships: Mu Alpha Nu, Sigma Sigma,
Phi Chi Phi; Yale Club; Opera & Fine Arts;
Calif. Writers Guild; Amer. Oriental Soc. ;
Nat. Assn. of Biblical Instructors; Soc. of
Biblical Literature; Nat. Travel Club; Fel-
low, Pac. Geographic Soc.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Travel; photography; landscap-
ing; music.

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

Home Addres: 4850 Angeles Vista Blvd., Los
Angeles, Calif. *

KNOTT, Arthur Harold


Born: Toronto (Canada), May 22, 1883; s.
of Annie Maria (Reynolds) and Elijah Ed-
ward Knott.

Education: Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, N. Y.),
and Art Students League (N. Y. C).
Married: Rachel Thayer Dunlop, d. of Char-
les F. Thayer, in San Luis Obispo (Calif.),
May 1, 1928; ch.: Harleigh Thayer and
Nona Reynolds.

Memberships: The Carmel Art Assn.
Religion: Protestant.
Home Address: Morro Bay, Calif. *

KNOTT. The Reverend Professor
James Proctor. A.B., M.A., M.Th.,

Professor of History, Pasadena College.
Born: Lebanon (Kentucky), Nov. 11, 1886;
s. of Lucy Stanton (Pierce) and William S.

Education: Univ. of .So. Calif.
Degrees: A.B., 1917, M.A., 1919, M.Th.,
1930, Ph.D., 1939, U. of So. Calif.
Married: I. Myrle, d. of Dr. Laurence A.
Saunders in Los Angeles (Calif.), July 15,
1921; ch.: James Proctor, Jr., and Laurence

Prof. Record: Asst. and Asso. Pastor, Em-
manuel Church of the Nazarene (Los An-
geles, Calif.), 1913-19; Pastor, Univ. Baptist
Church (Hollywood, Calif.), 1920-23; Pastor
Hollywood Church of the Nazarene, 1923-40
Prof., Pasadena Coll., 1919-20; 1931-33

Publications: The Vacation Bible School
(Nazarene Pub. House), 1928.

Fraternity: Phi Kappa Phi.
Religion: Church of the Nazarene (ordained

Bits. Address: Pasadena College, 1539 E.
Howard St., Pasadena, Calif.
Home Address: 221 A East Broadway, Glen-
dale, Calif.

KNOTT. The Reverend Lucy Pierce

Former Pastor.

Born: Lancaster (Kentucky), July 18, 1856;
d. of Evelyn (Moore) and Dr. Jeremiah
Stanton Pierce.

Education: Mount Vernon Seminary (Wash-
ington, D. C).

Married: William S., s. of W. T. Knott
in Danville (111.), May 3, 1882; ch.: James
Proctor and Marion Knott Crouch (adopted).
Prof. Record: Pastor, Church of the Nazar-
ene, 1901-19; Asst. Pastor, Hollywood Church
of the Nazarene, 1923-40; first woman to be
licensed to preach in the Church of the Naz-
arene as organized by Dr. P. F. Bresee.
Publications: Student's Bible Textbook
(Pub. House, Pentecostal Church of the Naz-
arene), 1913; The Exalted Name (Nazarene
Pub. House), 1929; The Triune Name (same),
1937; The Book of Revelation (same), 1939;
also, many religious periodical articles.
Religion: Church of the Nazarene (ordained
Politics: Democrat.

Home Address: 221- A East Broadway, Glen-
dale, Calif.

KNOWLAND. Joseph Russell

President and Publisher, Oakland Tribune.
Born: Alameda (Calif.), Aug. 5, 1873; s. of
Hannah (Bailey) and Joseph Knowland.
Education: Public and private schools; Univ.
of the Pacific.

Degrees: Honorary LL.D., Mills Coll., 1934.
Married: (1) Effie J. Fife, April 2, 1894.
(2) Evelyn S. West, Sept. 28, 1909; ch.:
Mrs. Eleanor F. Lion, Joseph Russell, Jr.,
William F. Knowland.

Prof. Record: Mem., Calif. Assembly, 1898-
1902, State Senate, 1902-04; elected to 58th
Congress, 1904, to fill une.xpired term (1904-
05) of Victor H. Metcalf, resigned; re-elected,
59th to 63rd Congresses (1905-15), 6th Calif.
Dist. ; Republican Nominee for U.S. Sena-
tor, 1914; now. President and Publisher, Oak-
land Tribune.

Directorships: Mem., E.\ec. Com., Amer.
Trust Co.; Past Pres. and Dir., Calif. State
Cham, of Com.; Pres., Franklin Investment
Co.; Dir., Marchant Calculating Machine
Co.; Dir., Oakland Title Insurance & Guar-
anty Co.; Pres., Kennedy Mining & Milling

Memberships: Native Sons of the Golden
West; 33° Scottish Rite; Elks Club; Athens,
Bohemian Club, Pacific Union, Claremont
Country, and Athenian-Nile Clubs.
Politics: Republican.

Bus. Address: 13th and Franklin Sts., Oak-
land, Calif.

Home Address: 244 Lakeside Dr., Oakland,

KNOX. John Bryant

Investment Banker; Owner, John B. Knox-
& Co.



Born; Inclppcndonre (Mo). July 28. 1806; s.
of Arthle (Brynnt) and Charles Edwin Knox.
Education: Thacker Sch. (OJnl, Calif.); Yale

Married: I.aiira, d. of Ilarrv East Miller. In
Oakland (Calif.), Sept. 6, 1922; ch.: Myra
Anne, John Bryant. Jr.

Bus. Record: Connected with E. II. RolUn.s
& Sons (San Francisco. Calif.), 1920-22;
Amer. Securities, affiliate of Amer. Trust
Co. (San Franci.sco and Oakland, Calif.).
1922-.-^2; Principal in Wulff, Han.sen & Co.,
1932-39; sole owner of Investment firm, John
B. Kno.x & Co.. organized May 1. 19.39, with
offices at present in San Francisco and Oak-

Army Service: Presidio First Officers' Train-
ing Camp (San Francisco), 1916 to 1918; was
Second Lieut., 346 F.A., 91st Div., A.E.F.,

Menxherships : Rotarv (Oakland); Claremont
Country, Athenian-Nile; Delta Kappa Epsilon.
Religion: Episcopal.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: GoU, tennis, hunting, and fish-

Bus. Address: Central Bank Bldg., Oakland,

Home Address: 1084 Ashmount Ave., Oak-
land, Calif. •

KNOX. Minnie Faegre. A.B.

Born: Flandreau (S. Dak.); d. of Sarah
(Barthell) and Albert Faegre.
Education: Univ. of Minn.; Coll. of Physi-
cians and Surgeons (N.Y.C.).
Degrees: A.B., U. of Minn., 1908.
Married: Walter K.. s. of Etta (Kincaid)
and John K. Knox, in Flandreau (S. Dak.),
June 22, 1909.

Directorships: Committee-woman. Nat. Soc,
Daughters of the Amer. Revolution; Dir.,
Calif. Writers' Club.

Publications: Poetry in periodicals and an-
thologies over the past 12 yrs.
Memberships: Amer. Legion Auxiliary, Unit
No. 5; Campanile Chapter, D.A.R.; Calif.
Writers' Club; Reserve Officers' Assn. La-
dies (East Bav Branch) ; Oakland Women's
City Club (Artist Mem.).

Recreations: 12 yrs. of Patriotic Educational
Broadcasts for the Amer. Legion Auxiliary ;
breeding Persian cats.

Home Address: 1054 Leo Way, Oakland.

KNOX. Colonel Walter Kincaid. U.S.
Army Inf. Res., A.B.
Insurance Broker.

Born: Groveland (111.), May 7, 1883; s. of
Etta (Kincaid) and Dr. John F. Knox.

Education: Redfield (So. Dak.) High Sch.;
Univ. of Minn.

Degrees: A.B., U. of Minn., 1907.

Married: Minnie, d. of Sarah (Barthell) and

Albert Faegre, in Flandreau (S. Dak.), June

22, 1909.

Bus. Record: (General Insurance in Oakland

(Calif.), since 1924.

Army Service: Capt., 161st Inf. at beginning

ol war; served overseas 22 months; Staff

Officer, Ist Army Corps and 3rd Div.; name
carried on War Dept. Initial General Slaff
Eligible; at pre.scnt hold rank of Col-
onel, Infantry-Reserve, commanding .361st

Memhnrnhips: Acacia Fraternity; Masonic
Orders; .Sojourners; Re.serve Officers Assn.;
Last Man's Club of Alameda Co.; Amer. Le-
gion (Oakland Post 5).

Directorships: Chmn.. Military Affairs Com.,
Oakland Chamber of Commerce.
Bus. Address: Financial Center Bldg., Oak-
land, Calif.

Home Address: 1054 Leo Way, Oakland,

KNUDSEN. Dean Vein O (liver),
A.B., Ph.D.

Professor of Physics and Dean of the Grad-
uate Division, University of California, Los

Born: Provo (Utah), Dec. 27. 1893; s. of
Chesty (Sward) and Andrew Knudsen.
Education: Brigham Young Univ. (Provo.
Utah) ; Univ. of Chicago.

Degrees: A.B.. Brigham Young U., 1915;
Ph.D., Univ. of Chicago. 1922.
Married: Florence, d. of Sarah (Bitton) and
William R. Telford, in Salt Lake City
(Utah), 1919; eh.: Robert, Morris, and Mar-

Prof. Record: Engr.. Western Electric Co..
1918-19; Grad. Student and Teaching Asst.,
U. of Chicago. 1919-22: Asst. Prof, of Phys-
ics. 1923-27. Assoc. Prof.. 1927-.34. Prof,
since 19.34. Chmn. of Dept.. 1932-.38. Dean.
Grad. Div., since 1934, U. of Calif. (Los
Angeles) ; Past-Pres., Acoustical Soc. of

Directorships: Vice-Prps.. Bldg. and Safety
Commission (Los Angeles*.
Publications: Architectural Acoustics, 1932;
Audiometry, 1937; and numerous technical
and scientific articles on acoustics.
Awards: SIOOO Prize. 1934, Amer. Assn. for
Advancement of Science.

Memberships: Sigma Pi Sigma. Phi Beta
Kappa. Sigma Xi. Phi Kappa Sigma.
Religion : Latter Day Saint.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Swimming and fishing.
Bus. Address: Univ. of California. Los An-
geles. Calif.

Home Address: 228 Woodruff Ave.. Los An-
geles. Calif.

KNUTH. Professor William Edward,
A.B., M.A., Ed.D.

Professor of Music and Chairman of Music
Department, San Francisco State College.
Born: Ulen (Minn.). March 4. 1901; s. of
Bertha (Huebner) and Ed Knuth.
Education : Public Schs. (Ulen. Minn, and
Spangle. Wash.); Wash. State Teachers'
Coll. (Cheney); Univ. of Wash.; Univ. of

Degrees: A.B., 1924, M.A.. 1925, U. of
Wash.; Ed.D., U. of Calif., 1933.
Married: Eleanor Virginia, d. of Chester A.
King, in Seattle (Wash.), Aug. 28, 1926:
ch. : Donald William, Robert Edward, and
Karlton Frederick.



Prof. Record: Instr. of Music, Rockford
High Sch. (Rockford, Wash.), 1922-23; Head
of Music Dept.. Lincoln High Sch. (Tacoma,
Wash.1, 1925-28: Mem. of Music Faculty,
San Francisco State Coll., since 1928; Nat.
Dir.. Music Educators Nat. Conference, 1940-
44; Chmn., Music Committee, Temple of
Religion. Golden Gate Internat. Exposition,
19.39-40: Chmn. of Home Music Activities,
Recreations Div. of Calif. Cfimmi.ssion, Gold-
en Gate Internat. Exposition. 19,39-40; Min-
ister of Music City Temple (San Franciisco),
since 1937: Exec. Sec, Bay District, Calif.
Western Music Educators: Conference and
Editor of Bay District News publication for
Calif. Western Music Educators Conference
since 1934.

Publications: Knuth Achievement Tests in
Music (Educational Test Bureau, Minneapo-
lis), 1936.

Memberships: Phi Delta Kappa (Edn. Frater-
nity); Bohemian Club (San Francisco).
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Democrat.

Recreations: Woodcraft and out-of-door

Bus. Address: San Francisco State Coll.,
San Francisco, Calif.

Home Address: 670 Corbett Ave., San Fran-
cisco, Calif.

KOBLER, Marjorie Helen

County Librarian, San Diego County Free

Born: Utica (N.Y.), Feb. 8, 1895; d. of Mary
L. (Curtis) and Edwin J. Kobler.
Education: San Diego High Sch.; State Nor-
mal Sch. (1 yr.); Summer Sch., Univ. of

Bits. Record: Asst., County Library, 1914-30;
County Librarian since 1930.
Religion: CongregationaL
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Horseback riding.
Bus. Address: 3532 Meade Ave., San Diego,

Home Address: 2826 Thorn St., San Diego,

KOENEMAN. John Kentner, A.B.

Vice-President and Manager, Southwest Gas

Born: Eldora (la.), Dec. 12, 1907; s. of Bes-
sie (Kentner) and E. O. Koeneman.
Education: St. John's Military Acad. (Dela-
field. Wis.).

Degrees: A.B., Cornell ColL, 1928.
Married: Adele, d. of Angeline and S. E.
Stanley, in Huntington Park (Calif.), June
14, 1936.

Bus. Record: Logan and Bryan, Brokers
(Chicago, 111.), 3 yrs.; Arizona Gas Co.
(Winslow. Ariz.), 2 yrs.; present position,
7 yrs.

Memberships: Delta Phi Rho; Kiwanis Club.
Religion: Methodist.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Golf and swimming. -
Bus. Address: 127 E. Main St., Barstow,
Home Address: 323 So. First, Barstow, Calif.*

KOFOID, Professor Charles Atwood,

A.B., M.A., Ph.D. Sc.D., LL.D.
Zoologist; Prof. Emeritus, University of Calif.
Born: Granville (111.), Oct. 11, 1865; s. of
Janette (Blake) and Nelson Kofoid.
Education: Oberlin Coll.; Harvard Univ.
Degrees: A.B., Oberlin Coll., 1890; Sc.D.
(Hon.), Oberline Coll., 1915, Wales, 1920;
M.A., 1892, Ph.D., 1894, Harvard U.; LL.D.
(Hon.), U. of Calif., 19.37.
Married: Carrie Prudence, d. of Alpheus
Winter, in Middlefield (Conn.), June 30,

Prof. Record: State Fish Commission (Mich.),
1894; Instr.. Vertebrate Morphology, U. of
Mich., 1894-95: Supt. Biol. Exper. Sta. (IlL),
1895-1900; Asst. Prof. Zool., 1897-1900; Prof.,
Histology and Embryology, U. of Calif., 1900-
04; Assoc. Prof., 1904-10; Prof., Zoology,
1910-36: Prof. Emeritus since 1937: A.sst.
Dir., San Diego Mar. Biol. Sta., 1907-10;
Scripps Institution, Calif., 1910-23.
Publications: The Biological Stations of Eu-
rope, 1910; Unarmored Dinoflagellata (with
Swezy), 1922; Amoeba and Man, 1923; Ter-
mites and Termite Control (Editor), 1933;
The Tintinnoinea. 1939; plus over 800 maga-
zine articles, reviews, and abstracts.
Army Service: Major Sanitary Corps., South-
ern Dept. (Fort Sam Houston, Tex.), in
charge of laboratory car "Metchnikoff" —
hookworm survey; in charge of Parasitologi-
cal Laboratory, Port of Debarkation, N.Y.C.
Awards: Smithsonian Table, Naples Zoologi-
cal Station, 1909.

Memberships: Nat. Academy of Sciences;
Calif. Academy of Sciences: Washington
Academy; Philadelphia Academy; Royal Soc.
of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Societe de
Pathologie Exotique; Amer. Academy of
Tropical Medicine: Amer. Philosophical Soc;
Soc. Experimental Biologv and Medicine;
Delia Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma XI;
Berkeley Club, etc
Religion: Congregational.
Politics: Republican.

Recreations: Fishing and book collecting.
Bus. Address: Univ. of California, Berkeley,

Home Address: 2616 Etna St., Berkeley,,

KOINER. C. Wellington, F.A.I.E.E.

City Manager of Pasadena.
Born: Staunton (Virginia), May 17, 1870;
s. of Nancy (Reed) and G. W. Koiner.
Education: Public and Private Schools.
Married: Katie M. Bragunier, Sept. 23, 1895
in Hagerstown (Maryland); ch.: Carl, Au-
drey, Marie and Virginia.
Prof. Record: At an early age, entered the
electrical field, in Maryland; went to N.Y.
as Gen. Mgr. and Elect. Engr. of the Oneida
Light and Power Company, this company
consolidated with J. W. Warner Elect. Co.,
Oneida Gas Co. and Canastota Lt. & Power
Co., composed of the Madison County Gas
and Elect. Co. Became Pres., Gen. Mgr.,
Secretary-Treasurer and Engineer of the
National Light and Improvement Company
(St. Louis, Mo.): 1907, General Supt. and
Engr., Los Angeles Gas and Electric Co.;
1908-25, Mgr. and Elect. Engr., City of
Pasadena (under Mayor George Early) ; be-
came City Manager, May 1, 1921 (City Man-



ager form of- rovI. ntlopted), holcIlnR posi-
tion until July 1, 1925, when he entered
ronsultlnR field, being retained by the So.
Calif. Edison Co. and variou.s other ellents
In Fort Worth and Austin (Te.vas), ete.;
1027, engaped by Edison Co. as Distr. Mgr.,
serving until Dee., lai.'i, at which time he
returned to his former position of City Man-
ager (Pasadena); \9:\5. served Fed. Govt.,
Depf. of Interior, In ronsulling caparity. In
the Power DIv.; Internal. City Mgrs. Assn.
(Past Prcs.).

Armi/ Record: Power Expert, Engrg. Staff,
U.S. Shipping Board (Philadelphia V during
World War I.

Memberships: Fellow, Amer. Inst, of Elect.
Engrs. : New Century; Kiwanis; Soc. of Amer.
Mil. Engrs.

Recrrntions: Vitally interested in improved
public admin, technic, and success of City
Manager form of government; also golf and

Bus. Address: City Hall, Pasadena, Calif.
Home Address: 1912 No. Fair Oaks Ave.,
Pasadena, Calif.


Architect and Motion Picture Screen Set De-
signer, Universal Studio.

Born: Hannover (Germany >, June 21, 1894;
s. of Johan Dietrich and Marie (Huneke).
Educated: Royal Sch. of Architecture and
Engineering, Hildesheim (Germany) ; Col-
lege of Architecture, Univ. of Southern

Married: Tilla Tewes, d. of Theodore and
Emma Tewes at Los Angeles (Calif.), March
18, 1927.

Bus. Record: Employed by the Government
of the Netherlands as Architect In Java
(Dutch East Indies), 1920-23; Archeologlcal
Research In Java, India, and Mexico, 1923-
24: Mem.. Reichskammer der Bildenden
Kunste (Berlin) until 1935; Citizen of the
U.S. since 1932 and now^ Screen Set Designer
In various motion picture studios.
Publications: Has written articles In various
magazines; Majestic Borobudur; Tjandi
Pawon, A Jetcel of Temples; The Ancient
Monuments of Java; Architecture Thru the
Ages, etc.

Memberships: Los Angeles Art Association;
Japan-American Society of L.A. ; Pan Pacific
Association; The Islanders.
Recreations: Travel, painting, sketching, ten-
nis, swimming and shooting.
Bus. Address: Universal Studio, Universal
City, Calif.

Hom.e Address: 1024 Bedford SI., Los An-
geles, Calif.

KOLSBUN, Mrs. Robert B.
see BURNS, Colette M.)

KOLSTER. Frederick A.

Consulting Radio Engineer.

Born: Geneva (Switzerland); s. of Henrietta

(Valeton) and August Kolster.

Education: Harvard Univ.

Married: Lillian, d. of John Rlcker, in Rhode

Island; ch.: Muriel (HolK^vood, Calif.) and

Mrs. Alan J. Michaels (Atherton, Calif.).

Bus. Record: Chief of Radio Section, U.S.
Bur. of Slandard.s, 1912-21; Research Engr.,
Federal Telegraph Co., ]!)21-31; Internal.
Tel. and Tel. Corp., 1931-.38; at pre.sent, con-
sulting Radio Engineer; Inventor of Kolster
Radio Compass, Direction Flnrler. and .sever-
al radio devices and methods; lnitlate<l the
Radio Beacon System of the Bur. of Light-
houses; Introduced the Radio Direction Finder
In the U.S. Navy, during World War I.
Publications: Author of several scientific
papers published by the Bureau of Standards,
and several articles in The Proceedings of
the Institute of Radio Engineers.
Memberships: Harvard Club of New York;
Bohemian Club of San Francisco.
Religion: Protestant.
Politics: Republican.
Recreations: Music and golf.

Address: Boehmian Club, San Francisco,


Mus.B., Mus.M.
Trumpet Soloist, Teacher.
Born: Kremenchug (Russia), Oct. 15, 1883;
s. of Rachel (Llberman) and Ferdinand Kon-
evsky (1st Trombonist of the Rostov Natl.
Opera Co. in Russia).

Education: The Poltava and the Ekaterino-
slav Institute of Art and Music; N.Y. Goth-
am Sch.; studied musical composition with
K. Shvedoff and theorv and harmony with
B. Sokolovsky. 1905.

Married: Anne, d. of W. Wolf, in Philadel-
phia (Pa.), Nov. 7, 1907; ch. : Arthure, Emil,
Gertrude (N.Y.), and Roslin (L.A.).
Prof. Record: At the age of 12, studied the
trumpet under the tutorship of his father
(principal trombonist at the Grand Opera of
Rostov on the Don and also occupied posi-
tion at the Imperial Sch. of Music); at age
of 15, engaged to play 1st trumpet with the
Ekaterinoslav Symphony under the gifted
Conductor Boris Sokolovsky; left Russia for
the U.S., where he renewed his studies and
was engaged by the Russian Sj-mphony of N.Y.
under Modest Altshuler; later yrs. with N.Y.
and Cincinnati Symphony; ?.Iusical Dir. for
Public Theatres, 1928-29; with N.Y. Philhar-
monic under the Leadership of Arturo Tosc-

Memberships: Courland Lodge, F.&A.M.

Religion: Hebrew.

Home Address: 6060 Franklin Ave.. Holly-
wood. Calif.

KOPENHAVER, Josephine Young.

A.B., M.F.A.

Artist, Teacher.

Born: Seattle (Wash.), June 9, 1908; d. of

Blanche Cecilia (Castle) and George S.


Education: Univ. of Calif.; Univ. of So.
Calif. ; Chouinard Art Sch. ; pvt. studies.
Degrees: A.B., U. of Calif., 1928; M.F.A.
(Master of Fine Arts), U. of So. Calif., 1937.
Married: Ralph W., s. of Rev. G. E. Konen-
haver, in Riverside (Calif.), April 11. 1931.
Prof. Record and Awards: Hon. Mention in
oil painting at Fine Arts Gallery (San Diego),
Annual E.xhibit of Western Art, 1933; won



one-vear scholarship to U. of So. Calif, at
Allied Arts Festival of So. Calif., 193S; re-
ceived Hon. Men.. 1937 Festival: 1st Prize in
water colors from Women Painters of the
West Exhibit at Ebell Club (Los Angeles),
April, 1940; for sometime was Asst. to Mil-
lard Sheets on his murals for the San Fran-
cisco World's Fair, 1938; Exhibitor at
World's Fair and in regular competitive exhi-
bits throughout the nation: has been Art
Teacher, Gompers Jr. High Sch. (Los An-
geles), since 19.37.

Directorships: Secy., Calif. Water Color Soc.
Memberships: Beta Sigma Omicron.
Religion: Christian Science.
Politics: Republican (usually).
Recreations: Reading, dancing, swimming.
Bus. Address: Gompers Jr. High School, Los
Angeles, Calif.

Home Address: 2636 W. Adams Gardens, Los
Angeles, Calif.

KORNGOLD, Professor Erich Wolfgang

Composer, Conductor, Pianist.
Born: Bruenn (Czechoslovakia), May 29,
1897: G. of Josef ine (Witrofsky) and Dr.
Julius Korngold.
Education: Vienna (Austria).
Married: Luise, d. of Felix von Sonnenthal
in Vienna (Austria); ch.: Err.osl (b., 1925),
and George (b., 1928).

Prof. Record: Pianist, CompoS'iir and Conduc-
tor for many years. Composing and conduct-
ing for motion pictures at present. Recent
credits for music in motion pictures are:
Anthony Adverse, 1936; Adventures of Robin
Hood (Warner Bros.), 1938; Private Lives
of Elizabeth and Essex (Warner Bros.), 1939;
The Sea Hawk, 1940; The Sea Wolf, 1941.
Wrote the following operas: The Kathrin
(in three acts; first performance in Stock-
holm, Sweden), 1939; The Dead City; Vio-
lanta; Heliane, etc. Wrote music to Shakes-
peare's Much Ado About Nothing; symphonic
works; chamber and piano works; songs, etc.
Publications: Works have been pub. by Uni-
versal Edition (Vienna), 1910: B. Schotts
Sohne (Mainz, Ger.), 1910-33: Schirmer (New
York), 1910; and Witmark (New York), 1937.
Bus. Address: Warner Bros. Studio, Bur-
bank, Calif.

Home Address: 9936 Toluca Lake Ave., North
Hol'ywood, Calif.

KOSA, Jr.. Emil Jean

Portrait Painter, Muralist; Twentieth Cen-
tury-Fox Studio.

Born: Paris (France), Nov. 28, 1903; s. of
Jeanne (Mares) and Emil J. Kosa.
Education: Acad, of Fine Arts, Prague
(grad.); L'Ecole des Beaux Arts (Paris)
post grad. work.

Married: Mary, d. of Eva and Khoshaba
Odisho, in Los Angeles (Calif.), Aug. 11,
1928; ch.: Fanny Lillian.
Prof. Record: Landscape and portrait paint-
ing, interior decoration and murals, private
homes and public bldgs. : spec, effects for
motion pictures; part-time instruction in
Drawing and Painting, Otis Art Inst., and
private instr. in art.

Awards: Bronze Medal (portrait), Pan-Pac.
Exp., 1928; First Prize (watercolor), Los
Angeles Co. Fair, 1931; Second Prize, San

Diego Fine Arts Gallery, 1937; Second Prize
(watercolor), Calif. State Fair, 19.34, 1938,
First Prize. 1939; First Prize (watercolor),
Calif. Art Club, 19.37; First Prize (oil), 1938;
Osborn Prize, Amer. Water Color Soc, 1938;
Zabriskie Prize, Amer. Water Color Soc,
1939; First Prize (oil), Santa Paula, 1939,

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