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Who's Who in Nebraska, 1940


in Nebraska


Mitchell; 1914-16 tchr, Webster Co; 1921 adm to Neb bar; 1921-25 mbr legal firm, Anderson & Foe, Lincoln; 1925-31 priv prac, Lincoln; 1931 mbr firm, Beghtol Foe & Rankin, Lincoln; during World War in field arty OTC damp Zachary Taylor, Louisville Ky, disch 2nd lt, in army res; Amer Leg; Lancaster Co. Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; adm to prac in state & supreme courts of Neb, US fed courts, 8th circuit court of appeals, US supreme court & before fed communications commission; C of C; Uni Club; Holy Trinity Episc Ch, vestryman; Rep; hobbies, training gaited saddle horses & building gas model airplane; off 714 Stuart Bldg; res 1606 L, Lincoln.

   FOLSOM, ALLARD ERFORD: Junior High School Principal; b Denison, Ia Sept 17, 1898; s of Artemus Folsom-Mary Ann Van Riper; ed Lincoln HS 1917; U of N, BA 1921; Columbia U, MA 1924; Phi Delta Kappa; Sigma Xi; m Avis V Robertson Aug 3, 1927 Lincoln; s Jerry Robert; 1921-24 head zoology asst, U of N & science tchr, Lincoln HS; 1924-27 prin Elliott Jr HS; 1927- prin Irving Jr HS; during World War enl Oct 1, 1918 inf camp ROTC U of N, disch Dec 14, 1918; past pres Lincoln Tchrs Assn, past VP & past treas; past pres Lincoln Sch Forum; NSTA, past pres dist 1; 81 Club; First Presby Ch, elder; Rep; hobbies, fishing, travel, horseshoes, reading; res 2064 S 16th, Lincoln.

   FOLSOM, WILLARD MILLER: Secretary-Treasurer Building & Loan Association; b Lincoln, Neb Feb 27, 1894; s of Morris Willard Folsom-Anna Miller; ed Lincoln HS; U of N, BA 1916, LLB 1919; U of N cadets; capt golf team 1916; Kosmet Club 1913-16; class football U of N, 1912-16; Beta Theta Pi, treas 1916; Phi Delta Phi, treas 1917; m Ruth Whitmore June 15, 1918 Valley; s Willard Whitmore, Lowe Ricketts, Burton Whitmore: 1919-23 asst secy Neb Central B & L Assn, 1923- secy; 1923-32 dir Neb St Bank, Lincoln; 1929- secytreas Capitol Theater Bldg Co, Lincoln; 1923- dir Neb St Building Corp; during World War 2nd lt, first OTC Fort Snelling 1917, O/S with 338th field arty 88th div, disch Camp Funston Jan 1919; ch mbr Amer Leg post 3; life mbr C of C, dir 1935-38; YMCA, dir; Lincoln Country Club, dir; AF&AM 19; Scot Rite, 32o; Sesostris Shrine; First Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, fishing, squash, golf, country club champion 6 times, city champion once, with Philip Aitken winner state doubles championship once & city champions 3 times in handball; off 1409 O; res 2310 Woodsdale, Lincoln.

   FOOTE, CONNIE C: Home Management Specialist; b Downs, Kas; d of Edwin Foote-Harriet Young; ed Downs Kas HS 1915; Kas St Coll, BSc 1921; Columbia U, MA 1931; 1921 HS tchr Valley Falls, Kirwin & Downs Kas; 1924-34 nutrition specialist, extn service, Kas St Coll; 1934 nutritionist Kas Emergency Relief Commission; 1935 with US resettlement administration, later with FSA; 1936- regional chief of home management section of FSA; Altrusa; Amer Home Economics Assn; Meth Ch; hobby, reading; off 901 N 17th; res 1340 J, Lincoln.

   FORBES, ALLEN CLARENCE: Teacher of Classics; b Colebrook, N H Sept 6, 1901; s of Allen A Forbes-Mary Corcoran; ed Colebrook N H; Colebrook N H Acad 1918; Bates Coll, Lewiston Me, BA 1922; U of Ill, MA 1924, PhD 1928; Phi Beta Kappa; m Florence Lemaire Sept 1, 1924 Lewiston Me; s Rodney R, Roland V; d Jacqueline F, Charmaine C, Joyce E; 1919-22 student asst, Bates Coll, Lewiston Me; 1925-27 instr, U of Cincinnati; 1927- prof of classics, U of N; summers of 1931-32 taught at U of Ill, also 2nd semester of 1937-38; summer of 1938 tchr, U of Okla; author various articles on Greek subjects; author: Greek Physical Edn, 1929; Neoi, 1933; AAUP; Classical Assn of Middie West & South; Amer Philological Assn; Cath Ch; Dem, hobby, tennis; off U of N, Andrews Hall; res 3601 Randolph, Lincoln.

   FORBURGER, CLARENCE W: President Stone Co; b Ceresco, Neb Oct 30, 1885; s of John Forburger-Theresa C Wilson; ed Lincoln HS 1904; m Ethel M Miner, Rockport Mo; s John C Roger W; d Helen (Mrs Clarence Smith); 1906 co-ptr of father in Forburger Stone Co until 1914, ptrship inc, secy-treas until 1920, pres since 1920; Assoc Industries of Neb; C of C; past mbr Rotary; Uni Club; AF&AM 210; Sesostris Shrine; past mbr BPOE; hobby, travel; father was ch mbr & past master AF&AM 210; off 835 N 11th; res 3303 P, Lincoln.

   FORD, HERBERT: Clergyman.; b Waverly, Ill Mar 9, 1888; s of Joseph Moffett Ford-Dora Alice Gunnels; ed Humboldt HS 1906; Grand Island Coll 1906-08; U of N, BA 1911; U of Chicago Divinity Sch 1912-14 specialized in practical sociology, did social settlement work, also acting pastor, Auburn Park Bapt Ch & asst pastor Normal Park Bapt Ch, Chicago; m Nellie Lockard Jan 12, 1916; as boy learned printing trade, while in sch emp as reporter & mechanic on weekly papers, during year in HS acting editor several months; 1906-07 tchr rural sch, Franklin Center; 1911 tchr Neb St Industrial Sch, Kearney; ordained 1914; 1914-16 pastor West Duluth Bapt Ch, Duluth Minn; 1916-25 dist supt of missions in Puerto Rico; 1925-26 pastor Bapt Ch, Lincoln; org, pastor 4 years Sheridan Blvd Ch, under direction of Lincoln Bapt Union; ch mbr & first secy Social Service Club 1929; Anti-Saloon League of Amer, natl field secy 1930, S D St supt 1931, Neb St supt since 1936, name changed to Anti-Liquor League; active in labor work, del Central Labor Union of Lincoln; during World War chaplain of 374th inf, later of 14th engrs res; past secy Lincoln Ministerial Assn; mbr minister's coun of Northern Bapt Conv; AF&AM 32o; hobbies, gardening, reading; off 403 Lincoln Liberty Life Bldg; res 3421 Woodbine Ave, Lincoln.

   FORD, RALPH WILSON: Attorney; b Gosper Co, Neb Apr 24, 1899; s of Roy Ford-Virginia G Bowen; ed Bertrand HS 1917; U of N, LLB 1922; Pi Kappa Phi; m Oakle Cochran Aug 21, 1923 Holdrege; s Jack, Richard C; 1922-23 in livestock bus, Gosper Co; 1923-35 prac law with brother Roy B (dec 1935) in firm of Ford & Ford, Lincoln; 1935- prac law with Lester L Dunnn & T R P Stocker, Lincoln; Amer Fidelity & Casualty Co of Richmond Va, gen counsel for Neb; atty for Northwest Casualty Co & Northwestern Mutual Fire Assn of Seattle Wash, Grain Dirs Natl Mutual Fire Ins Co of Minneapolis, Market Service Inc, Richmond Va; during World War priv SATC Co B Lincoln, disch Dec 1918; Amer Leg post 3; Lancaster Co & Neb St Bar Assns; Lions; AF &AM 210, secy bd of trustees; KP 10; OES 148; Meth Ch;. hobby, sports; off 519 Bankers Life Bldg; res RFD 6, Lincoln.

   FORKE, HERBERT D: Auctioneer; b Raymond, Neb July 6, 1894; s of John E Forke-___; ed Raymond HS; U of N Coll of Agr 1912-13; m Olive Shafer Sept 1916 Malcolm; s Avery E, Dean E; 1909-22 with J E Forke & Sons, raisers of purebred Duroc Jersey hogs, Malcolm; 1922- sr mbr of Forke Bros, Lincoln, real est & livestock auctioneers in midwest; pioneer in real est auction, Lincoln; org first comm sale in Neb; past treas Auctioneers Assn of Neb; C of C; Kiwanis; AF&AM; Sesostris Shrine; Meth Ch; Rep; off 307 Security Mutual Bldg; res 2632 Washington, Lincoln.

   FORSYTH, EVALD MURL: President of Loan Association; b Loomis, Neb Nov 2, 1891; s of William A Forsyth-Julia E Nelson; ed Lincoln HS 1909; U of N 1911; m Gladys McCue Dec 15, 1915 Palo Alto Cal; d Rena; 1911-15 in passenger dept CB&Q RR, Lincoln & Chicago; 1915-17 with father in lbr bus, Lincoln; 1917-20 rancher El Paso Co Colo; 1920-34 secy Fidelity Savings & Loan Assn; 1934- pres First Fed Savings & Loan Assn, Lincoln; pres Globe Finance Co since 1928; owner & opr Globe Ins Agcy since 1928; Lincoln Real Est Ed; Lincoln Fire, Casualty & Surety Assn; owner & opr farm & city property; US B & L League; C of C; Country Club; hobbies, golf, travel, 1926 traveled in Europe; off 223 S 13th, res 2860 Manse, Lincoln.

   FORTNA, RALPH E: Auctioneer; b Octavia, Neb July 15, 1896; s of J K Fortna-Fannie R Butt; ed Octavia HS; David City HS 1915; U of N, BSc 1921; mbr livestock judging team; Alpha Gamma Rho, mbr exec coun, editor, VP & pres 13 years; Alpha Zeta; m Gertrude Tomson Dec 27, 1926 Lincoln; s Robert Tomson; d Jean; 1921-22 mgr Feed Dirs Supply Co, whol feed, Lincoln; 1922-25 advertising work for Nebraska Farmer; 1925-26 with Western Good Roads Service Co; 1925- auctioneer; livestock judge at co fairs 19 years; stock judge at co fairs 19 years; past mbr C of C; AF&AM; Scot Rite; hobbies, horseback riding, woodwork; off 418 Federal Securities Bldg; res 1715 Pepper Ave, Lincoln.

   FOSTER, HENRY HUBBARD: Attorney & Educator; b Buffalo, N Y Dec 3, 1876; s of Hubbard A Foster-Florence A Jenkins; ed Cornell U, BA 1889; Harvard U, LLB 1908; Sigma Xi; Phi Delta Phi; Alpha Tau Omega; m Emma B Adams Dec 29, 1910 Peoria Ill; s Henry H; d Margaret Adams; Virginia Beatrice; 1908 adm to Ill bar; 1908-10 prac in Peoria Ill; 1910-20 prof of law, U of Okla; 1920- prof of law, U of N, dean Coll of Law since 1926; con



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tributor of articles on real property law to legal publications; Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; AF&AM; Congl Ch; off U of N, Law College; res 1821 Pershing Road, Lincoln.

   FOSTER, JOHN EARLE: President Lumber Co; b Leonardville, Kas Sept 27, 1886; s of Samuel Alexander Foster-Nellie Combs; ed Lincoln HS; U of N; Phi Delta Theta; m Florence M Woods Sept 30, 1908 Lincoln; d Letitia (Mrs George W Haecker), Jane, Virginia (Mrs James W Good Jr); 5 mos with Frost-Cope Lbr Co, 1Wrencoe Ida; 1908- with S A Foster Lbr Inc, secy & treas until death of father in 1935, pres since; co has country lbr yards, hdw stores & coal bus in Neb, Colo & Wyo; C of C; Uni Club; Lincoln Country Club; First Plymouth Congl Ch; Rep; hobbies, fishing, golf, walking; off 1022 Terminal Bldg; res 1990 C, Lincoln.

   1Wreneoe Idaho was a small mill town years ago; both mill & town now nonexistent.

   FRAMPTON, GEORGE A: Banker; b Louisville, Neb Oct 25, 1894; s of George H Frampton-Mary C Sherman; ed Faxon Okla HS; Neb Sch of Bus, Lincoln; m Cecile Meyer June 20, 1918 Lincoln; s Robert Edwin; d Alice Marilyn; 1914-26 in banking bus, Denton, also with banks at Bethany, Havelock & Lincoln; 1926- with Lincoln Joint Stock Land Bank; VP & dir Union Bank and dir Union Natl Life Ins Co of Lincoln; C of C; Laymen's Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Sesostris Shrine; hobbies, golf, gardening, gunning; off 208 Barkley Bldg; res 1025 S 33rd, Lincoln.

   FRANKFORTER, CLARENCE JACKSON: Chemistry Professor; b Lincoln, Neb Oct 30, 1885; s of Jacob Wilson Frankforter-Rebecca Jane Jackson; ed Lincoln HS 1903; grad of old Neb Conservatory of Music 1903; U of N, BSc 1908, MA 1909; grad work U of Minn 1915-16, U of Mich 1919 & 1935; Alpha Tau Omega; Sigma Xi; Phi Lambda Upsilon; Iota Alpha: Sigma Rho Tau; Sigma Tau; Sigma Gamma Epsilon; Alpha Chi Sigma, natl secy 1910-12; Scabbard & Blade; Phalanx; m Grace Matilda Hull June 25, 1908 Lincoln; s Jackson Hull (dec); d Dorothy Marie (Mrs A N Sharrick), Betty Jean; 1908- with U of N chemistry dept, asst instr, later adjunct prof, asst prof, assoc prof in chg of chemical engineering courses, specialist in petroleum technology; patents: 4 petroleum refining processes, 1 water purification process; author of publications in Journal of Amer Chemical Soc & Journal of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry; during World War enl Aug 1917 commd capt of inf, served as capt of Co G 341st inf, capt troop A, mounted mil police, 86th div, Camp Grant, tsfrd to Edgewood Arsenal, capt of chemical warfare service, mil administrative ofcr & chemist 4th batt 1918-19, tsfrd U of N, prof of mil science & tactics, reorg ROTC, disch June 1919, ent res corps as major Sept 1919, lt col, 1923-30 col, 1930- col & commanding ofcr 356th inf, grad of short course on staff work of the Army War Coll 1925; SPEE; Amer Chemical Soc; sponsor U of N student ch Amer Inst of Chemical Engrs; Natl Geographic Soc; Amer Interprofessional Inst: sponsor Corn Cobs; adviser Interfraternity Coun; hon mbr Innocents; past dir ch choir 12 years, Chris Ch; Rep; hobbies, music, rifle & pistol marksmanship; off U of N, Avery laboratory; res 2025 Ryons, Lincoln.

   FRASER, MILFORD O: Dentist; b Marshall Co, Ia Dec 11, 1878; s of John C Fraser-Serena E Linerode; ed Ill & Mich; U of Ia, DDS 1901; Xi Psi Phi; m Myrtle G Boyd June 26, 1901 Iowa City Ia; 1901-02 dentist, Cedar Rapids Ia; 1902- dentist, Lincoln; 1903-08 prof U of N Coll of Dentistry, Lincoln; mbr staff Lincoln Gen Hosp since orgn; 1916-36 mbr Neb St bd of dental examiners; during World War in chg of dental mil operations of Lancaster Co, draft bd 1; Lincoln Dist Dental Soc; mbr legislative com Neb St Dental Assn since 1916; ADA; hobby, fishing; off 1010 Federal Securities Bldg; res 1029 S 14th, Lincoln.

   FRASER, WILLIAM AVON: Manager Life Insurance Agency; b Hyannis, Neb Mar 30, 1901; s of William Isaac Fraser-Grace Mildred Beeman; ed Missoula Mont HS 1920; U of Mont, BA 1924; past secy-treas Sigma Alpha Epsilon, mbr alumni assn; m Dorothy I Skulason Jan 6, 1926 Missoula Mont; s William Avon Jr; d Dorothy Morna, Wilma Alix, Susan I; 1924-25 with Mutual Life of N Y at Missoula Mont; 1925-27 mbr R C Barnum Publishing Co, Los Angeles & Berkeley Cal; 1927 with Bur of Management Research, San Francisco; 1928 salesman, Bankers Life Ins Co of Des Moines, 1928-29 Lincoln, 1929-31 supvr Salina Kas, 1931-32 supvr Lincoln, 1932-33 mgr Lawrence Kas; 1933- agcy mgr, Lincoln; Lincoln, Neb & Natl Life Underwriters Assns; C of C; Pol-Jon Club; WaNoQuah Dance Club; Uni Club; Broadview Club; Westminster Presby Ch; hobbies, trout & bass fishing, hunting, golf & flowers; off 1423 Sharp Bldg; res 2924 Jackson Drive, Lincoln.

   FRECH, ELMER HENRY: Osteopathic Physician & Surgeon; b Carrollton, Ill July 13, 1895; s of Henry Frech-Lucy Mary Bouchard; ed Carrollton Ill HS; Still Coll of Osteopathy, Des Moines Ia, DO 1918; Amer Coll of Osteopathy, Kirksville Mo, DO 1922; Chicago Coll of Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat 1922; Atlas; m Mary Jeanette Schweitzer June 25, 1924 Delaware Springs O Sanitarium; s Richard Bernard, Robert Henry; d Barbara Ann; 1920-22 interne Delaware O; 1922- osteopath, Lincoln; during World War in USN, Great Lakes naval training station, Apr 1918-Aug 1919; Amer Leg; pres Lincoln Osteopathic Assn; Eastern Neb Dist of Osteopathic Soc; past pres & past mbr legislative com Neb Osteopathic Assn; Broadview Club; BPOE; Cath Ch: Rep; hobbies, golf, hunting, fishing; off 543 Stuart Bldg; res 2924 Jackson Drive, Lincoln.

   FREEBORN, CLARENCE ROBERT: Chief Clerk to Railroad Superintendent; b Swanton, Neb July 22, 1887; s of John S Freeborn-Augusta H Miller; ed Swanton HS 1903; Neb Wes 1903-05; LBC 1906; m Jessie Humphrey Aug 4, 1915 Wymore; d Dorothy Jean, Helen Elaine; 1905-06 clk, gen store, Swanton; 1906 steno, Tom Worrall Land Co, Lincoln; 1906-08 steno, J I Case Threshing Machine Co: 1908- with CB&Q RR, 1908-10 steno in motive power off, 1910-13 priv secy to supt of motive power, 1913 asst chief clk to supt of motive power, 1913-17 chief clk to master mechanic at Wymore, 1918-19 statistician in off of gen supt at Lincoln, May 1919-Aug 1919, statistical clk in off of gen mgr at Omaha, 1919-34 chief clk to supt of Lincoln div, 1934- chief clk to gen supt of Omaha, Lincoln & Wymore divs, hdqrs Lincoln, CB&Q RR Veterans Assn; CB&Q RR Employes Co-op Credit Assn, chmn credit com & chmn Lincoln div traffic tip com; past Wymore city clk, 2 years; represented CB&Q RR employes in Comm Chest & SA drives; past pres Current Topics Club; AF&AM 19; Trinity Meth Ch; Dem; hobbies, fishing, landscape gardening, photography; off CB&Q RR Depot; res 1735 South, Lincoln.

   FREEMAN, HARRY SMITH: Banker; b Prunty, W Va Oct 29, 1861; s of William Howard Freeman-Mary Ellen Smith; ed Clarksburg W Va HS: U of W Va, Morgantown 1877-79; m Maude Smith Nov 8, 1893 Lincoln; s William Howard, Morton A; d Margaret (Mrs Rees Wilkinson); 1882 came to Lincoln; emp by S W Little & Co grain firm 2 years, T W Lowry grain bus 1 year; 1885-92 bkkpr State Natl bank; 1892 asst cash State Natl Bank, later asst cash First Natl Bank; 1897-1914 cash First Natl Bank, 1914-27 VP, 1927-32 pres, 1932- chmn exec com; life mbr C of C; AF&AM 54; off First National Bank Bldg; res 1631 A, Lincoln.

   FREEMAN, WILLIAM HOWARD: Bank Cashier; b Lincoln, Neb Sept 25, 1894; s of Harry S Freeman-Maude Smith; ed Lincoln; U of N; Culver Ind Mil Acad; Sigma Chi; 1915-29 clk First Natl Bank, Lincoln, 1929- cash; during World War in 3rd OTC, Camp Zachary Taylor Ky, 162nd depot brigade Camp Pike Ark, 2nd lt inf; Amer Leg; C of C; treas Comm Chest; VP Uni Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Sesostris Shrine; Episc Chi;Rep; hobby, photography; res 1631 A, Lincoln.

   FRERICHS, EDWARD A: Superintendent of Life Insurance Agents; b Talmage, Neb May 11, 1896; s of John Frerichs-Mary Ritter; ed Talmage; U of N, BSc, MA; Farm House; m Elsie Silver Aug 2, 1924 Superior; s John S; d Janet; 1922 asst in off of state tax commr; 1923- with Security Mutual Life Ins Co, 1923-25 & 1926-28 special agt Lincoln, 1925-26 mgr Topeka Kas, 1928-35 mgr Lincoln, 1935-38 asst supt of agts, 1938- supt of agts; during World War in USN Great Lakes naval training station; Amer Leg post 3; Lincoln Life Underwriters Assn; C of C; Cosmopolitan Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Sesostris Shrine; Presby Ch; Rep; hobby, photography; off 1022 Security Mutual Bldg; res 2990 Sheridan Blvd, Lincoln.

   FRESHMAN, MORRIS: Vice-President Construction Co; b Kansas City, Mo Jan 29 1887; s of Abe Collman Freshman-Sarah Rebecca Irmas; ed Beatrice HS 1906; Northwestern Bus Coll Beatrice 1908; 1908-10 clk for C&NW & CB&Q RRs; 1910-15 with father in merc bus, Beatrice; 1915-16 reporter, ad solicitor Beatrice Daily Sun; 1916- with George P Abel Construction Co, Lincoln; during World War enl 1917 OTC Ohio St U, commd 2nd lt served at West Point Miss, Payne Field, disch 2nd lt 1919; Amer Leg; past dir Neb ch Assoc Gen Contrs of Amer: C


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of C; Uni Club; AF&AM, Beatrice; hobby, sports; off 900 N 16th; res Lincoln Hotel, Lincoln.

   FRISBIE, LUCIUS I: Leader State 4-H Clubs; b Red Cloud, Neb July 16, 1887; s of I Frisbie-Anna L Corey; ed Red Cloud HS; Neb Wes, BSc 1908; grad work U of N; Epsilon Sigma Phi; m Ella Husted Nov 30, 1911 Lincoln; s Lawrence; while in Neb was math & science tchr in Wes Acad; 1908-10 science tchr & coach, Geneva HS, 1910-12 Superior HS, 1 semester 1912 Wahpeton N D HS, 1 semester 1913 Council Bluffs Ia HS; 1913-14 prin University Place HS, 1914-18 supt; during this time local 4-H leader, 1918 asst state 4-H leader, state leader since 1919; only supt of 4-H club depts at both Neb St Fair & Ak-Sar-Ben; co-author many 4-H club articles published by state off; mbr exec com natl 4-H Club Congress, past chmn; C of C; Kiwanis; AF&AM 227; Scot Rite; Sesostris Shrine: OES; Grace Meth Ch, steward; Indep; hobbies, conservation of wildlife, garden & flowers; off U of N, Agricultural Hall; res 3269 Starr, Lincoln.

   FROST, LINCOLN: Retired; b Delaware Co, Ia Jan 14, 1861; s of Lyman Frost-Laura Augusta Gray; ed Delaware Co Ia; Lancaster Co; U of N, BA 1886; Johns Hopkins U 1886-87; Phi Beta Kappa; m Jennie C Bonnell Nov 19, 1890 Lincoln; s Lincoln Jr; 1868 brought by parents to Lincoln, still lives on 80 A pur by father; 1887 read law in off of Sawyer & Snell, Lincoln; 1897 adm to Neb bar, ent priv prac; 1898-1912 elec & served as judge of Neb 3rd judicial dist; 1912-23 priv prac; 1923 apptd by Gov Bryan judge of juvenile court; 1924-28 apptd by Gov McMullen & served as secy of pub welfare dept; 1928-37 judge of 3rd judicial dist of Neb; 1937- ret; past pres Soc for Friendless, 25 years; past mbr Natl Probation Assn, Natl Conf of Soc Work & Natl Child Labor Com; Lancaster Co & Neb St Bar Assns; C of C, mbr 40 years, now hon mbr; Lancaster Co Humane Soc; AF&AM; Scot Rite, 32o; Sesostris Shrine; hobby, hunting; res 3500 Randolph, Lincoln.

   FULLERTON, BRUCE: Attorney; b Otoe Co, Neb June 30, 1885; s of James W Fullerton-Margaret Brewster; ed Lincoln HS: U of N, LLB 1909; Chicago U; Sigma Chi; Theta Nu Epsilon; m Elsie Grainger June 29, 1926 Lincoln; s Bruce Grainger; 1911-30 & 1933- prac law, Lincoln; 1930-33 atty for Charles Rawlinson law firm, Los Angeles; 1910-15 municipal court police judge; Lancaster Co, Neb St, Cal St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C; Uni Club; Rep; father (dec) resident of Lincoln 50 years; off First National Bank Bldg; res 1501 A, Lincoln.

   FULMER, CLARK A: State Director Vocational Education; b Marcellus, N Y Apr 22, 1867; s of David M Fulmer-Ellen E Longstreet; ed Marcellus N Y: Neb Seminary, Gibbon 1884; Fremont Normal 1892; Neb Wes, PhB 1898, EdD 1934; U of N, MA 1910, LLD; Grand Island Coll 1914; Phi Delta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Gamma Mu; m Evalina A Ingham June 23, 1887 Gibbon; s Elbert M (dec), Ellis I; d Miriam (Mrs Irvin H Vogel), Pauline (Mrs Joseph H Ruliffson Jr); tchr dist sch Gibbon 3 years, HS prin 4 years; 1892-98 supt of schs, Edgar; 1898-1903 supt of schs, Pawnee City; 1903-08 supt of schs, Beatrice; 1908-11 dean Neb Wes Coll of Liberal Arts, acting chancellor 1910-11, chancellor 1911-17; 1918- state dir vocational edn; author Fulmer's Civil Govt of Neb 1909, Whither, The Choice of a Life Work, 1936; during World War 1918 special fed agt for war training in Neb; pres 1904 SE Neb Ednl Assn; chmn Neb St bd of examiners for state professional certificates 1906-08; Neb Schoolmasters Club; pres 1903 NSTA; Neb Teachers Reading Circle, bd mbr 1899-1903; pres 1925 Natl Assn of State Dirs of Vocational Edn; NEA; Amer Vocational Assn; pres 1936-37 SAR; Rotary, past mbr bd of dirs; AF&AM 227; RAM 10; KT; Meth Ch, Neb Epworth Assembly, pres 1918-28, chmn bd 10 years; one of 4 coll presidents apptd by Meth bd of bishops in 1913 to inspect Freemasons aid to schs & colls S of Ohio & E of Mississippi Rivers; hobbies, vocational counseling; off State Capitol; res 1044 S 15th, Lincoln.

   FURR, ARCHIE: Wholesale Grocer; b Creston, Ia May 2, 1883; s of C S Furr-Hettie Reed; ed Lincoln HS; m Mattie B Houghton Aug 1908 Hampton; s Houghton, Coleman; d Nellie G (Mrs Max J Speidell), Thais M (Mrs Weston J Wendling); 1902-28 with Grainger Bros Co, Lincoln, gen mgr 1923-28; 1929-30 with Freadrich Bros; 1931- owner & opr Archie Furr & Co, whol groc; past pres C of C; past pres Kiwanis; ch pres Inter-City Coun; ch pres Lincoln Civic Music Assn; Uni Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite, 32o; Sesostris Shrine: Meth Ch; Indep; hobby, music; off 635 M; res 2720 S 24th, Lincoln.

   GAINES, NEWTON W: State Extension Agent; b Arlington, Neb May 29, 1876; s of William Gaines-Mary Compton; ed Kennard HS; Midland Coll, BSc 1900, MA 1903; Epsilon Sigma Phi; m Lura E Weed Apr 22, 1898 Kennard; s Orlo; d Anita (Mrs L A Crandall); 1895-98 tchr, Washington Co; 1898-99 & 1901-02 supt of schs, Kennard; 1903-07 supt of schs, Louisville; 1907-18 chautauqua lecturer; 1918- lecturer, U of N Coll of Agr, has delivered approximately 6000 lectures during past 20 years; author fiction, Under The Shadow of the Wigwam; contributor to university publications articles on problems of rural & small town communities; active in Neb Rural Youth Orgn movement; Rural Sociologists in Extn Work; AF&AM 272, Kennard; Meth Ch; Rep; off Agricultural Hall, U of N; res 3865 Holdrege, Lincoln.

   GANT, CORNELIUS: Publisher; b Topeka, Kas Oct 27, 1877; s of Banfield Gant-Annie Campbell; ed Leavenworth Kas HS 1898; U of Kas, LLB 1900; m Lillian E Gminder June 23, 1908 Concordia Kas; s George F, Robert L, William C; d L Cornelia (Mrs Edgar A Cole); 1902-13 priv law prac Fort Scott & Concordia Kas, also engaged in special tax work for Ohio tax auditing firm; 1913- owner publishing bus, Lincoln Daily Reporter, Supreme Court Journal, Neb Legal News; First Bapt Ch, many years mbr bd of trustees & deacon, many years taught uni student group; hobbies, outdoor sports, work; off 1610 N; res 465 S 25th, Lincoln.

   GARDNER, EDWARD T: Attorney; b Bowling Green, Ky Apr 16, 1901; s of Nathaniel H Gardner-Harriet Porter; ed Lincoln HS 1918; U of N, LLB 1923; Delta Tau Delta; m Ruth Woods June 23, 1927 Seward; s Joe E; d Phyllis L; 1930 claim agt & inspector, Mutual Life of N Y, Lincoln; 1938 prac law, Lincoln; Lancaster Co & Neb St Bar Assns: C of C; Uni Club; Yellow Dogs; AF&AM 314, master; St Paul Meth Ch; hobbies, hunting, fishing & travel; off 438 Stuart; res 3320 E Pershing Road, Lincoln.

   GARDNER, MRS LILLIAN FLORENCE: Concert Manager; b Grand Island, Neb Jan 16, 1900; d of Plin H Graves-Lillian Crumley; ed Lincoln HS 1917; Lindenwood Coll, St Charles Mo BA 1919; U of N; m Walter Johnson Gardner Feb 4, 1921 Lincoln; s Walter Johnson Jr: d Sidney Ann; 1919-21 society editor Nebraska State Journal; 1924-25 feature writer, Lincoln Star; 1929-20 book reviewer for Nebraska Farmer; 1928-30 org & mgr Children's Theater for Lincoln Junior League; 1929- promoter, bringing such artists to Neb, as Catherine Cornell, Lawrence Tibbett, Fritz Kreisler, also mgr Lincoln Symphony Orchestra & Concert Series; 1933- org Town Hall Lecture Series sponsored by Junior League, bringing outstanding men & women of letters to Lincoln; 1933- mgr Neb St Fair Horse Show: 1933 brought Cheyenne Frontier Rodeo to Neb; Lincoln Junior League; Rep; hobbies, music, book collecting; off Cornhusker Hotel; res 1900 S 24th, Lincoln.

   GARDNER, WALTER J: Jeweler; b Lincoln, Neb May 16, 1898; s of Fred Gardner-Anna Munroe Johnson; ed Lincoln HS; U of N; Alpha Tau Omega; m Florence Lillian Graves Feb 4, 1921 Lincoln; s Walter J Jr; d Sidney Ann; during World War May 1, 1917-June 1, 1919 in US army 108th ammunition train, 1 year O/S, in 4 major offensives; 1919 with Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln; 1919- with father in jewelry bus, Fred Gardner & Son; capt field arty, US army res; ch mbr Amer Leg, chmn state conv com; chef de gare 40 & 8, grand conducteur dept of Neb; past pres Lincoln ch ROA, past natl chmn for natl defense week, natl chmn for CMTC; past pres Neb St Jewelers Assn; chmn mil affairs coin C of C; AF&AM, 32o; Sesostris Shrine; St Matthew's Episc Ch; hobby, mil activities; off 1020 O; res 1900 S 24th, Lincoln.

   GAREY, LEWIS FARR: Agricultural Economics Researcher & Teacher; b Beaver City, Neb Nov 16, 1886: s of Robert Shoemaker Garey-Katherine Farr; ed Beaver City HS; PSTC: U of N, BSc, MA; mbr quartette 3 years; Cornell U, PhD 1931; U of Minn; Alpha Zeta; Gamma Sigma Delta; m Cora Louise Schwenker July 15, 1914 Lincoln; s Carroll LaVerne, Robert William; 1905-08 emp in hdw store, Beaver City; 1910-12 tchr, Madison & Valley; 1912-15 supvr, U of N; 1915-17 tchr PSTC: 1917-19 tchr, research worker in agronomy dept, Colo St Coll; 1919-20 Colo St supvr of agrl edn; 1920-35 tchr & researcher, dept of agrl economics, U of Minn; 1935- tchr, research dept rural economics, U of N; author 107 articles including books & bulletins published in agrl economic



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natl magazines & newspapers; Midwest Economic Assn; Amer Farm Economic Assn; Western Farm Economic Assn; Natl Grange; C of C; AF&AM 19, Fort Collins Colo; Congl Ch, bd of deacons; hobbles, athletics, golf, baseball; 1910 tried out by St Louis Browns, mbr St league baseball team, Kearney & MINK league baseball team, Nebraska City 1910; 1912 mgr semi-professional team, Madison; 1914 played on Cushman Motors baseball team, Lincoln City League; off U of N, Dairy Bldg; res 3800 Orchard, Lincoln.

   GARLINGHOUSE, RICHARD EARL: Physician; b Iola, Kas Mar 5, 1910; s of Orestes L Garlinghouse-Pearl A Clark; ed Iola Kas HS; U of Kas, BA 1930; U of Penn, MD 1934; Pi Kappa Alpha; Phi Beta Pi; m Miriam E Thoroman 1934 Topeka Kas; 1934-35 Interne St Louis Mo City Hosp; 1935-36 & 1936- 37 asst resident in obstetrics & gynecology St Louis Mo City Hosp; 1937 prac med, Lincoln; staff mbr Lincoln Clinic; staff mbr Bryan Memorial & Lincoln Gen Hosps; Lancaster Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; C of C; Co-operatIve Club; Uni Club; off 1037 Stuart Bldg; res 3225 S 30th, Lincoln.

   GARVEY, JAMES FREDERICK: Food Products Manufacturer; b Memphis, Tenn Oct 12, 1880; s of James Garvey-Ida Buckley; ed Lincoln HS; m Rose V Scott July 7, 1907 Omaha; 1894-95 office boy, Farmers Mutual Ins Co, Lincoln; 1895-1907 cigar store clk, city agt for Chicago Record Herald, CB&Q RR clk, UP RR clk, salesman, Patterson Tobacco Co; 1907- org, pres & gen mgr, J F Garvey Co, Lincoln, mfrs food & household products; Assoc Industries of Neb; mbr state bd UCT; C of C; Cosmopolitan Club; Uni Club; hobbies, travel, trees, shrubbery; off 314 S 9th; res 4800 South, Lincoln.

   GASS, SHERLOCK BRONSON: Professor of English; b Mansfield, O Oct 17, 1878; s of Florien Preston Gass-Harriet Bronson; ed Steel HS, Dayton O 1899; U of Chicago, PhB 1904; Phi Beta Kappa: m Alice Virginia Dougan June 7, 1926 Lincoln; s Geoffrey Allan; d Alison Estabrook; summer 1893-94 messenger boy at World Columbian Exposition, Chicago; 1895-96 emp by father in laundry; 1899-1900 emp by Natl Cash Register Co; 1904-05 tchr Uni HS, U of Chicago; 1905- English prof, U of N; author: A Book on English Composition, 1910; essays, The Lover of the Chair, 1919; essays, Criers of the Shops, 1926; novel, A Tap on the Shoulder, 1930; collaborated on book The Humanism & America, 1930; The Family Crisis 1940; past mbr Sierra Club; past mbr Uni Club; Indep; Episc Ch; off U of N, 223 Andrews Hall; res 2121 Euclid, Lincoln.

   GATES, W EDGAR: Coal & Fuel Dealer; b Stella, Neb July 4, 1883; s of George M Gates-Celia A Clark; ed Fairmont HS 1901; Neb Wes; LBC 1902; m Fannie C Noyes June 1909 Lincoln; s W Edgar Jr, John Robert; d Lois; 1903-31 emp in Whitebreast Coal & Lbr Co, Lincoln; 1931- org, pres & gen mgr Whitebreast Fuel Co, Lincoln; past pres Neb Retail Coal Dirs Assn; past dir Rotary; C of C; AF&AM 227; Scot Rite; Sesostris Shrine; mbr of ofcl bd Emanuel Meth Ch, del to gen conf, Atlantic City Apr 26, 1940; pres Neb Epworth Assembly 7 years; mgr Epworth Lake Park & Assembly Ground, Lincoln 7 years; responsible for promotion, planning & erection of Newman Meth Ch, Lincoln; hobby, church work; off 545 L; res 629 N 15th, Lincoln.

   GAUGHAN, CLEMENT T: Attorney; b Lincoln, Neb Nov 23, 1903; s of Michael John Gaughan-Helen A Kailey; ed Cathedral HS, Lincoln 1922; U of N, LLB June 4, 1928; Delta Theta Phi, past alumni pres; m Marion Hansen May 1, 1934 Lincoln; 1928-29 field mgr Gen Motors Acceptance Corp; 1930- prac law, Lincoln; VP Paul Arthaud Co, investments, Lincoln; 1931 defending atty for Tommie O'Connor, Howard "Pop" Lee & Jack Britt, convicted of $2,800,000 Lincoln Natl Bank robbery; Lancaster Co & Neb St Bar Assns; past mbr Jr C of C; Cath Ch; Rep, mbr speakers bur 1936 election; hobbies, golf, bridge, scrap book of court trials; off 508 Federal Securities Bldg; res 2835 Cedar, Lincoln.

   GEISSINGER, E LAMONT: Clergyman; b Tamaqua, Penn Oct 10, 1888; s of George E Geissinger-Margaret Morgan; ed Tamaqua Penn HS 1904; Pennington Seminary of New York 1910; Dickinson Coll, Carlisle Penn, MA 1916; Boston U, STE 1917; Neb Wes, DD 1935; Alpha Chi Rho; m Verna Glenella Ocker Sept 5, 1917 McLouth Kas; s Verne E, Elton; Apr 1915 ordained as deacon, Boston; 1917 elder, Congl Ch, Henniker, N H; served as pastor in various churches of Neb; 1937- minister Grace Meth Ch, Lincoln; past chmn of CWA, PWA (local) & FERA; founder of Self Help Soc of Grand Island; Meth Ch, 1936 del to gen conf at Columbus O, 1939 del to uniting conf at Kansas City; 1940 del-elect gen conf at Atlantic City, pres bd of edn, Neb conf; past mbr Rotary; AF&AM; hobby, mountain climbing; off & res 27th & R, Lincoln.

   GEORGE, BARTON ARTHUR: Manufacturer & Merchant; b Brookfield, Wis Oct 15, 1871; s of William A George-Mary M Barnes; ed Exeter; m Lillie Bridges Oct 15, 1893 Lincoln; 1884-91 with J D Calhoun of the Daily Democrat, later Daily Call, Lincoln; 1891-92 with Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln; 1894- with George Brothers, printers; 7 years mbr city coun, pres 1 year; mbr of Com of 30; past mbr Izaak Walton, Lincoln Fin Arts Assn, Natl Geographic Soc, SOS, 50-56 Dancing Club, Lincoln Country Club & Broadview Club; past dir Cushman Motor Works, Fed Securities Bank, Federated Mchts Mutual Ins Co; hon mbr LTU; C of C, life mbr, past pres; Rotary, first secy; past mbr Lincoln Auto Club; Harding Highway Assn; past pres DLD Highway Assn; Neb Good Roads Assn, past chmn legislative com; MWA; ch mbr ARC; AF&AM, Scot Rite, past potentate; Maccabees; Royal Highlanders; KP; First Plymouth Congl Ch; Rep; hobbles, Neb road bldg, fishing, hunting; Rep; off 1213 N; res 1826 S 25th, Lincoln.

   GEORGE, CLINTON EVERETT: Secretary, Treasurer & General Manager Laundry & Cleaning Establishment; b Lincoln, Neb Feb 16, 1888; s of Pleasant S George-Nancy Scoggon; m Mary Eaton Nov 15, 1930; d Dorothy June; 1907-09 traveled for Armour & Co took cars of live poultry from Omaha to San Francisco; 1910-28 sales mgr & gen mgr, Globe Laundry Co, Lincoln; 1928- secy-treas Paramount Laundry & Cleaners; during World War in 89th div, 355th inf, St Mihiel & Meuse Argonne, disch June 2, 1919; Amer Leg; VFW; Amer Inst of Laundering; Neb Laundry Owners Assn; Natl Assn of Dyers & Cleaners; C of C; Optimist Club; YMCA; BPOE; United Presby Ch; hobby, mountain trout fishing; off 837 S 27th; res 840 S 37th, Lincoln.

   GEORGE, ROLLIN HARRIS: Merchant & Manufacturer; b Pewaukee, Wis June 14, 1873; s of William A George-Mary M Barnes; ed Exeter; m Pluma Serna McMechan Nov 23, 1900 Lincoln; 1886 learned printing trade, Lincoln; 1886-88 with John McIntosh Printing Co, Lincoln; 1888-90 with William Crombie Printing Co; 1890-93 with Woodruff Printing Co; 1894- with brother B A, in George Brothers Printing Co; Rotary; C of C; pres of Natl Camp Secys Assn of MWA, secy & past counsel of MWA, 2266; life mbr Scot Rite; AF&AM, past master & past secy; KT; 32o, Sesostris Shrine; OES; Royal Highlanders; RNA; BPOE; past mbr of Shrine & Eastridge Country Clubs; hobby, golf; off 1213 N; res 1811 S 24th, Lincoln.

   GERE, MARIEL CLAPHAM: Educator; b Lincoln, Neb; d of Charles Henry Gere-Mariel E Clapham; ed HS work, U of N prep dept; U of N, BSc & MA; Sigma Xi; Kappa Kappa Gamma; Iota Sigma Pi; science instr, Falls City HS; chemistry fellowship & instr at U of N; tchr, Lincoln HS since 1901; spent 10 mos in Europe, att lectures at Sarbonne, U of Paris; traveled Russia, Norway, Sweden & Denmark 1934; 1937 traveled around world on 10 mos trip, visiting Japan, Philippines, Hawaii, Singapore, Java, Bali, Burma, Rangoon, Siam, Indo-China, Palestine, Damascus, 10 day trip down the Nile in Egypt, Greece, Italy; mbr Amer Chemical Soc; author chemistry texts which she uses in teaching; Holy Trinity Episc Ch; Rep; hobbies, travel, gardening; father came to Lincoln 1867 & estab Nebraska State Journal, editor-in-chief until death in 1904, regent U of N, in Who's Who in America; mother was one of Neb Pioneers, came to Lincoln 1871; paternal grandparents settled Table Rock 1855; off Lincoln HS; res 2811 S 24th, Lincoln.

   GIBBONS, REBEKAH: Head of Foods & Nutrition Division; b Forty Fort, Penn Oct 22, 1891; d of William Futhey Gibbons-Margaret Monaghan; ed Dunmore Penn HS; Cornell U, BSc; Penn St Coll, MSc; U of Chicago, PhD; Sigma Xi; Omicron Nu; Sigma Delta Epsilon; Iota Sigma Pi; prior to 1926 faculty mbr of Mich St Coll, Penn St Coll & Tex Coll of Industrial Arts; 1926 head of foods & nutrition div, U of N; active in Amer Home Economics Assn, held natl offs in foods & nutrition div; past asst dir of ARC nutrition service; hobbles, collecting small decorative objects, gardening; off U of N, Home Economics Bldg; res 3836 Dudley, Lincoln.


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   GILLASPIE, TREV E: Assistant to President of Insurance Co; b Victor, Ia June 9, 1892; s of Thomas E Gillaspie-Nora A Atherton; ed Victor Ia HS 1909; bus coll, Des Moines Ia 1910; m Ivy M Waller June 25, 1914 Clear Lake Ia; s Robert E; d Donita W, Patricia M; 1912 clk, gen store, Clear Lake Ia; 1913-15 with father in Central Life Ins Co of Des Moines; 1915-25 gen agt for state of Neb with father for Central Life Ins Co of Des Moines; 1916-18 secy Lincoln Auto Club; 1925-28 Lincoln city commr, treas, parks dept; 1928-36 P M, Lincoln; 1937-38 supvr eastern Neb, Woodmen Accident Ins Co, Lincoln, 1938- asst to pres; during World War enl June 1918 in USN, disch Dec 1918; ch mbr & past comm, Amer Leg post 3; enl NNG Feb 1924, 2nd lt, 1st lt 1926, capt 1928, maj 1934, mbr gen staff; C of C; past pres Lions; Yellow Dogs; AF&AM 54, Scot Rite, Sesostris Shrine; St Matthews Episc Ch; hobbies, golf, hunting; off Woodmen Accident Bldg; res 2309 Smtih (sic), Lincoln.

   GILLEN, FRANK E: Candy Manufacturer; b South Bend, Ind Jan 18, 1869; s of Edward Gillen-Ann Smith; ed South Bend; m Emma Schendel April 7, 1891 Omaha (dec 1934); s Frank R Jr, Irvin F, Ronald B; 1883-85 farmed in Minn; 1885-89 appr in candy & ice cream factory, South Bend Ind; 1889-93 with Voegele-Dinning Candy Mfrs, Omaha; 1893-95 with Lasch Candy Mfrs, Lincoln; 1895- org & opr Gillen & Boney Candy Mfrs, Inc; 1928- pres Provident B & L Corp; 1930-36 treas, Masonic Bldg Corp; 1924- dir J C Ridnour Co; past dir German-Amer Bank, Lincoln; during World War, capt dist 11 bond drives; chmn Victory Loan com 1919; Natl Confectioners Assn, past mbr exec coun; life mbr C of C; Uni Club; ch mbr Izaak Walton; AF&AM; Scot Rite 32o; York Rite; Sesostris Shrine; IOOF, past noble grand, past chief patriarch Saline encampment 4; Indep; hobbies, hunting, fishing, photography, flowers; off 210 N 8th; res 2245 A, Lincoln.

   GILLEN, FRANK R: VP Candy Factory; b Omaha, Neb Aug 17, 1892; s of Frank E Gillen-Emma A Schendel; ed Lincoln U of N; m Tillie R Scharton Oct 3, 1917 Lincoln; s Richard E, Donald I; d Dorothy J; 1912- with father in candy mfg bus, firm of Gillen & Boney, Lincoln, 1921- VP; during World War in US army 1918, Camp Funston Kas; life mbr C of C; past mbr Rotary; AF&AM, Scot Rite, Shrine, KT; hobbies, golf, fishing; off 201 N 8th; res 2141 Harrison Ave, Lincoln.

   GILMOUR, LOUGENE S: Co-owner Drug Co; b Newark, Del Feb 20, 1886; s of Edwin S Gilmour-Virginia Graves; ed Ewing HS 1903; Creighton U, PhG 1908; 1903-07 with Sam Green, Ewing; 1909 with Dr O'Neil, Dodge; 1909 with Frank Marsh, Bloomfield; 1909-23 with W N Rehlaender, Lincoln; 1923-27 part owner Rehlaender Drug Store, sold int 1927; 1927- with R W Danielson org GlIniour-Danielson Drug Co; NARD; Neb Pharm Assn; Lincoln Retail Druggists Assn; C of C; past mbr Kiwanis; past mbr Hiram Club; past mbr Country Club; AF&AM, Scot Rite, Sesostris Shrine, 32o; hobby, outdoor sports; off 143 S 13th; res 2533 Washington, Lincoln.

   GINSBURG, JOSEPH: Attorney; b Sioux City, Ia May 18, 1907; s of David Ginsburg-Esther Mushkin; ed Ponca City HS 1925; U of N, LLB 1930; Sigma Alpha Mu, Delta Sigma Rho; Order of Coif; 1930- prac law with brother, Herman, Ginsburg & Ginsburg Lincoln; Lincoln Barristers Club, past ofcr; Lancaster Co & Neb St Bar Assns; mbr bd of editors, U of N Law Sch; author several legal articles; pres B'nal B'rith; Tifereth Israel Synagogue; pres Lancaster Co Y D Club; hobbies, reaeding (sic), handball, sports; off 611 Federal Securities Bldg; res 1130 S 14th, Lincoln.

   GINSBURG, MICHAEL: Professor; b Moscow, Russia Sept 1, 9100 (sic); ed Demidoff Law Coll, Jaroslawl, Russia, LLB summa cum laude 1921; U of St Petersburg Russia, LLD 1926; U of Paris France, D Lit 1929; Ecole du Louvre, Paris France, dipIome' (ancient art) 1929; 1929-31 prof of Roman Law, Russian Coll of Law, Paris; 1930-31 lecturer in legal papyrology U of Paris Coll of Law; 1931- assoc prof of classics & ancient history U of N; 1939-40 fellow, Guggenheim Foundation, New York City; author of Rome et la Judee Contribution a' l' Histoire de Leurs Relations Politiques 1929 (in French) & Slavery in the Biblical, Talmudic & Roman Law 1926 (in Russian); has contributed articles in Amer Hist Review, Amer Journal of Philology, Classical Philology, Ill Law Review, Classical Journal, Classical Weekly, Jewish Quarterly Review, Transactions of Amer Philological Assn; Prairie Schooner, Nebraska Alumnus, Quarterly of Interprofessional Inst, Lincoln Star & Lincoln Journal, The Chattanooga News; Eleusis; Revue de philologie, Revue des etudes juives (in French), The Qukunft (in Yiddish); recd gold medal "Pour le Merite" (Russian); res 1308 S 14th, Lincoln.

   GISH, HERBERT DEWEY: Insurance Agent; b Abilene, Kas June 2, 1898; s of Nathan E Gish-Mary Josephine Gibson; ed Lincoln HS; U of N, BSc 1922, mbr track team 1920-22; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; m Irene F Graham June 7, 1923 Manhattan Kas; s Herbert Graham; d Mary Jo, Phyllis Irene; 1922-25 asst to dir of athletics, U of N, 1925-27 dir of athletics, 1927-32 dir of inter-collegiate & intramural athletics; 1932- ptr in Day-Gish Ins agcy, Lincoln, representing Travelers Ins Co, Hartford Conn; during World War in U of N SATC; Amer Leg; secy Lincoln Assn of Life Underwriters; Lincoln Fire & Casualty Agts Assn; capt in NNG 110th quartermaster regiment, supply ofcr in 35th div; Rotary; C of C; Broadview Club; AF&AM 314, Scot Rite, Sesostris Shrine; Westminster Presby Ch, past trustee; Rep; hobbies, sports, hunting, golf; off 909 Federal Securities Bldg; res 2020 South, Lincoln.

   GIST, JULIAN HURLBURT: Army Officer; b Marion, Ia Aug 25, 1887; s of William Wesley Gist-Lillian Jeannette Hurlburt; ed Ia St Tchrs Coll, Cedar Falls Ia; U of Chicago, PhB 1910; U of Ia, MA 1912; Delta Tau Delta; Sigma Epsilon; m Arlene Hazel MacBride July 1, 1913 Waterloo Ia; s William Wesley III; d Jean, Jeannette Arlene, Aloha Patricia; 1912-16 engaged in ednl work, Bellevue Coll, Coe Coll Cedar Rapids Ia, Transylvania U Lexington Ky, U Of Minn; 1917- ofcr, inf, US army, 134th exec ofcr Lincoln Mil Dist & Unit instr 355th inf, org res: during World War in chg of troop training; Amer Leg; Mil Order of World War; Rotary; Warren Meth Ch; hobby, photography; off Federal Bldg; res 1433 N 37th, Lincoln.

   GLICK, FRANK Z: Educator; b Junction City, Kas Dec 22, 1905; S of Frank Lewis Glick-Mae Ziegler; ed Junction City Kas HS; Kas St Coll, Manhattan; U of Kas, Lawrence, BA 1927; U of Chicago, MA 1930, PhD 1939; Pi Kappa Delta; Alpha Kappa Delta; m Mary Bell Read Sept 20, 1932 Chicago Ill; 1929-30 dir of bur for care of aged, Chicago Coun of Social Agencies; 1930-32 exec secy Ill bd of pub welfare commissions; 1932-36 assoc exec secy Ill emergency relief commision; 3 mos in 1938 temporarily assigned as administrative consultant, bur of pub assistance, social security bd, Washington D C; while att U of Chicago lecturer in public welfare administration; 1939- dir of social work, U of N; author: Ill Emergency Relief Commission & articles in professional journals on subject of pub welfare administration; Amer Assn of Social Workers; Natl Conf of Social Work; Amer Pub welfare Assn; Neb Conf for Social Work; Lincoln Social Service Club; Lincoln Coun of Social Agencies, bd mbr 1940; hobby, golf; off U of N, Social Science Bldg; res 3833 Dudley, Lincoln.

   GOE, JOHN A: Assistant Regional Conservator; b Stillwater, Okla Feb 23, 1892; s of Benjamin F Goe-Clara Ballou; ed Denver Colo HS; Colo St Coll, Fort Collins, BSc 1920; Alpha Tau Omega; Alpha Zeta; m Phebe L Akin Dec 28, 1921 Fort Collins Colo; s John A, William E, Donald K; 1919 asst agrl agt CB&Q RR, Denver; 1922-23 mgr 20,000 A ranch for Waite Phillips near Denver; 1923-27 Sheridan Co Wyo agrl agt; 1927-34 opr ranch in Sheridan Co Wyo; 1934-35 project mgr of land utilization project in Wyo; 1935-36 regional chief of project development section, including 6 states, hdqrs Lincoln; 1936-38 regional chief of project development section, Denver; 1938 asst regional dir in chg of planning, management & institutional adjustment of US bur of agrl economics, Lincoln; 1939 asst regional conservator of soil conservation service, Lincoln, in chg of surveys & planning cartographic activities, institutional adjustments, land management for Neb, Wyo, Mont, N D & S D; during World War 2nd lt, inf, OTC, Little Rock Ark; 1929-30 mbr Wyo legislature; East Hills Golf Club; Westminister Presby Ch; hobbies, hunting, fishing, golf; off 524 Terminal Bldg; res 2957 Plymouth, Lincoln.

   GOLD, NATHAN JULES: President Department Store; b Hampton, Ia May 28, 1894; s of William Gold-Pauline Mayer; ed Lincoln HS; U of N, extn course 1913; m Evelyn Baum May 25, 1922 Philadelphia; s William II; d Louise; 1911- with father in Gold & Co dept store; during World War enl in first training Camp at Fort Snelling Minn, 2nd lt Camp Dodge Ia, Madison Barracks N Y, O/S Jan 1918-Feb 1919, disch 1st lt;



Who's Who

C of C; Rotary; Uni Club; Lincoln Country Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Sesostris Shrine; Reformed Jewish faith; hobby, riding horses, welfare work; off 11th & O; res 2108 S 24th, Lincoln.

   GOLD, WILLIAM: Department Store Owner; b Plattsburg, N Y Mar 17, 1862; s of Lenugh Gold-Bena Schott; ed Plattsburg N Y; m Pauline Mayer May 16, 1893 Lincoln (dec 1918); s Nathan J; d Henrietta (Mrs Al Speier), Helen (Mrs. Harry Simon); 1876-79 emp in dry goods store, newspaper carrier N Y; 1879-82 laborer, importing house N Y; 1882-84 traveling salesman in eastern territory for undertaking establishment; 1884-87 emp in Louis Stam clothing store, Hampton Ia; 1887 co-ptr Louis Stam dry goods store, Sutton; 1892-1902 pur Louis Stam int, owner & opr store, Hampton Ia; 1902 co-ptr Coen & Gold store, Lincoln: 1903- pur ptrs int, owner, chmn bd & VP Gold & Co, Lincoln, 1924 built present store; C of C; past mbr various coms; past mbr Rotary; Country Club; Uni Club; AF&AM 54, half century mbr, councilor; B'nai Jeshurun Ch; hobbies, travel, coins; off Gold & Co; res Cornhusker Hotel, Lincoln.

   GOOD, FREDERICK A: State Railway Commissioner; b Freeport, Ill Feb 11, 1866; s of William Good-Olive Hurd; ed Clinton Ia; Fulton Ill; Northern Ill Coll, Fulton; m Grace E Fuller Jan 1, 1889 Cowles; s Walter L, Bernard R, Arthur W; d Georgian O (Mrs E Semler), Marguerite (Mrs John Lewis); Gertrude R (Mrs J M Fahnestock); 1887-1914 in hdw & impl bus as ptr of Charles W Fuller, later added gen store & ent livestock bus; 1914 disposed of holdings & pur Platt & Frees Lbr Co which oprd until 1930; 1937- state railway commr; 1918 submitted plan for assembly & use of lbr sheet piling, in common use today; 1916 originated idea of trademarking lbr, accepted invitation from Natl Lbr Mfrs Assn to present plan at annual conv held in Chicago; mbrs have since been required to comply with certain regulations concerning trademarking; 1919 submitted plan for trademarking coal to Victor Amer Fuel Co of Denver, plan adopted & copied by other firms; 1895-1900 twp treas, Pleasant Hill; 1900-10 mbr Cowles sch bd; 1910-15 mayor Cowles; Neb Lbr Mchts Assn; C of C; Knife & Fork Club; AF&AM; Chris Ch; Dem; off State Capitol; res 2965 P, Lincoln.

   GOOD, PAUL FRANCIS: Attorney; b Wahoo, Neb Mar 16, 1893; s of Benjamin F Good-Jennie Jessen; ed Wahoo HS; Amherst Mass Coll, BA 1913; U of N 1913-14; Rhodes scholar at Oxford, England 1914-17, BA 1917, MA 1921; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; m Dorothy F Collins Sept 1917 Clyst St George, Devonshire England; s John P, Robert J, David M; Anthony J; 1919 adm to Neb bar; 1919- prac in Lincoln, sr mbr of firm Good & Simons; 1933-35 atty gen of Neb; 1929- mbr Lincoln bd of edn; 1933 adm to prac in US supreme court; 1937- chancellor diocese of Neb Episc Ch; during World War served in US naval res force, 1917-19, London England & Brest France; dir Fed Home Loan Bank; Lancaster Co, Neb St, & Amer Bar Assns; Amer Law Inst; Kiwanis; Uni Club; Crucible Club; The Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Dem; hobby, reading; off 613 Security Mutual Bldg; res 3520 South, Lincoln.

   GOODDING, THOMAS HOMER: Professor of Agronomy; b Macon, Mo Apr 9, 1890; s of Thomas Simpson Goodding-Henrietta Dale; ed Fullerton HS 1911; U of N, BSc 1916, MSc 1923; Cornell U, PhD 1933; Acacia; Alpha Zeta; Gamma Sigma Delta; Sigma Xi; m Birdie Sleuman June 1917 Hastings; s George Vernon, Richard Dale, John Allen; d Barbara Bell; 1915-16 tchr, Glidden Ia; 1917-19 in agrl extn work; 1919- agronomy instructor, later prof of agronomy U of N; with Kiesselbach co-author Adaptation of Corn to Soil, pub in The Journal of the Amer Soc of Agronomy; Natl Geographic Soc; AF&AM 19; off U of N Agricultural Hall; res 1430 N 38th, Lincoln.

   GOODRICH, THOMAS VICTOR: Head Department of Research; b Table Rock, Neb Oct 9, 1878; s of George W Goodrich-Mary Thompson; ed Table Rock HS 1896; U of N, BA 1904, U of Wis, MA 1908; Columbia U; Phi Delta Kappa; m Emma Morrell Sept 1, 1917 Denver Colo; 1904-06 prin Syracuse HS; 1906-07 tchr State Normal & Industrial Sch, Ellendale N D; 1908-17 instr in history & civics, Lincoln HS; 1917-20 chmn child welfare, Lincoln schs; 1920- dir of dept of research & measurements Lincoln schs; author articles in Journal of Ednl Research, Journal of Ednl Method, School Review, Amer Sch Bd Journal, Sch Executives Magazine, Neb Ednl Journal; editor study made by Neb St planning bd for Neb Coun of Adult Edn, "Adult Edn in Neb"; NSTA; NEA; Amer Ednl Research Assn; Neb Schoolmasters Club; Lincoln Tchrs Assn; Kiwanis; AF&AM 19; off 15th & M; res 1219 S 27th, Lincoln.

   GORHAM, HOWARD L: Assistant Supervisor State Department of vocational Education; b Homer Township, Ill Apr 15, 1897; s of Richard Lee Gorham-Sarah Ward; ed Joliet Ill HS; Colorado St Coll, Fort Collins 1938; Iota Lambda Sigma; m Cora H Cooper May 6, 1920 Mokena Ill; s Robert Lee; 1929-32 emp by Arrow Aircraft Co, Havelock; 1932-37 with Neb St highway dept; 1937- asst supvr Neb St dept of vocational edn; has had 20 years of industrial experience in fields of steel mill, pub utility, automotive repair & aircraft manufacturing; Trade & Industrial Club; Lions; AF&AM 42 Joliet Ill; hobby, photography; off State Capitol; res 4711 Madison, Lincoln.

   GOSNELL, HAROLD C SR: Clergyman; b Syracuse, N Y July 17, 1908; s of Cornelius P Gosnell-Carrie B Fassett; ed Syracuse N Y HS 1925; U of N Y, BA 1930; Berkeley Divinity Sch, Yale; Episc Theological Sch, Harvard, BD 1933; Psi Upsilon; m Marjorie O Adams Aug 29, 1932 Troy N Y; s Harold C Jr; d Judith Adams: 1933 ordained, Syracuse N Y; 1931-33 pastor Christ Ch, Newburyport Mass; 1933-36 rector St Johns Ch, Marcellus N Y; 1936-39 pastor All Saints Ch, Fulton N Y; 1939- pastor Ch of the Holy Trinity, Lincoln; fire dept chief, chaplain vol fire assn, Marcellus N Y; conducted program Religious Signs of the Times for WFBL, Syracuse N Y 2 years; past chmn ARC, past pres SA bd, past chmn Little Theater Assn, Past pres Jr C of C, vice-chmn Natl Concert Assn Fulton N Y; mbr exec coun diocese of Neb; mbr Providential Synod; Neb St Com for Churh Relief in China; Lincoln Ministerial Assn; chmn exec com Neb Coun for Crime Prevention; Lincoln dir Coun of Social Agenies; Jr C of C, mbr juvenile delinquency com; ARC, mbr nursing com, examiner in swimming, 8, life saving; bd mbr Camp Fire Girls; mbr troop com BSA,: Polemic Club; Country Club; off a res 1200: J, Lincoln.

   GRADWOHL, BERNARD SAM: Attorney; b St Joseph. Mo Apr 5. 1905; s of Ben W Gradwohl-Hattie Hilpp; ed Lincoln HS 1920; U of N, BA 1923, LLB cum laude 1924; mbr debate team 1921-23; Columbia U, LLM 1925; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Beta Kappa; Order of Coif; to Elaine Mayer June 21, 1928 Lincoln; s John Mayer, David Mayer; 1924-25 with Harris, Dawson & Ely law firm, New York City; 1925-28 with law firm Hainer, Flansburg & Lee: 1928-29 prac law with Sanden & Gradwohl, 1929-32 Sanden; Anderson, Laughlin & Gradwohl, 1932-35 Sanden, Anderson & Gradwohl; 1935- priv law prac, Lincoln; owner farm east of Lincoln; dir & secy East O Realty Co; treas Lincoln Bar Assn; pres Lincoln Barristers Club; Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; Jr C of C; Amer Interprofessional Inst; mbr budget com, Comm Chest: Broadview Club; AF&AM 19; pres B'nai Jeshurun; Rep; hobbies, piano, fishing, golf; off 603 Sharp Bldg; res 1975 Ryons, Lincoln.

   GRAINGER, HARRY K: President Wholesale Grocery Co; b Lincoln, Neb Oct 7, 1893; s of Harry B Grainger-Emma Norbury; ed Lincoln; Shattuck Mil Acad, Faribault Minn; U of N; Amherst Coll 1917; Sigma Chi; m Louise Hite Dec 3, 1919 Fairmont W Va; s Ralph Hite; d Sheila Norbury; 1919- with Grainger Bros Co, clk in credit dept, upon death of father 1926 elec pres of co; during World War served in US army first aero squadron, O/S 2 years, 2nd lt, cited twice in army orders; Amer Leg; 1918-24 capt NNG; life mbr C of C, past dir & past VP; past pres Heroes of '76; Uni Club; Lincoln Country Club; AF&AM 32o; Scot Rite; Sesostris Shrine; past trustee First Presby Ch; hobby, golf; off 737 P; res 2540 Woodscrest, Lincoln.

   GRAINGER JOSEPH JOHN: Vice-President & Treasurer Wbolesale Co; b Lincoln, Neb Feb 27, 1897; s of Harry B Grainger-Emma. Norbury; ed Culver Ind Mil Acad 1916; m to Vivian King Hanson Apr 28, 1932 Lincoln; s John Norbury; 1917-26 bkkpr Grainger Bros, Lincoln, 1926- VP & treas; life mbr C of C; life mbr Culver Legion; Uni Club; Lincoln Country Club; AF&AM 54: KT; Scot & York Rites; Sesostris Shrine; Presby Ch; Rep; hobby, outdoor activities; off Grainger Brothers Co; res 2929 Van Dorn, Lincoln.

   GREEN, CARL M: President Wall Paper & Paint Co; b Lincoln Neb Jan 26, 1884; s of William H Green-Ella A Kinney; ed Lincoln; m Margaret M Skinner June 17, 1903 Lincoln; father early Neb pioneer, estab bus 60 years ago; 1901 joined father





















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