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Who's Who in Nebraska, 1940


in Nebraska


Bertil S Neijber); 1902-08 held various positions, with Fed Lead Works, Alton Ill, CB&Q RR, Maguire Med Co, Hargadine-McKittrick Dry Goods Co, Watson-Glasgow Hosiery Co, St Louis Mo; 1908-25 secy & mgr Maryville Mo Electric Light & Power Co; 1925- asst gen mgr Ia-Neb Light & Power Co, Lincoln; chmn advisory bd of merit system unemployment compensation div, of Neb Unemployment Compensation Bur; during World War in chg Liberty Loan drive, in Nodaway Co Mo, helped org HG; 1st VP & dir C of C, past pres Maryville Mo; past pres & mbr Kiwanis; Uni Club; Lincoln Country Club; Maryville Mo Country Club; SAR; VP Comm Chest, chmn 1934 drive; BPOE; AF&AM, York & Scot Rites, Sesostris Shrine; Episc Ch; Dem; hobby, photography; off 1401 O; res 3028 Georgian Court, Lincoln.

   HELMANN, MAURICE WILLIAM: Clergyman; b Hastings, Neb Mar 16, 1908; s of George V Helmann-Louise Hoffman; ed St Cecilia's grade sch; Hastings HS; St Mary's Coll, Kas; St Thomas Seminary, Denver, MA 1932; Register Coll of Journalism, Denver, doctor of journalism 1935; U of Denver, Grad Sch of Social Work; ordained St Mary's Cathedral Lincoln May 5, 1932; apptd Papal Chamberlain with title Very Rev Msgr by Pope Pius XI, reapptd by Pope Pius XII, 1939; 1932-33 & 1935-36 asst pastor, St Mary's Cathedral, Lincoln; 1933 administrator St Teresa's Ch, Lincoln; 1933-34 pastor St Mary's Ch, Davey; 1932- editor & bus mgr Southern Neb Register; dir dept of hosps & social service Lincoln diocese since 1933; dir, diocesan dept of ins since 1935; 1936- dir Lincoln Cath Social Service bur; 1936 field secy St Thomas orphanage campaign; author of Style Sheet for Register System of Newspapers 1935; mbr Cath Press Assn; Cath Hosp Assn; Natl Conf of Cath Charities; Amer Assn of Social Workers; Lincoln Coun of Social Agencies, V-P 1939, chmn family coun 1938-39; Neb Conf of Social Work, VP 1939-40; C of C; Rotary; Natl Aeronautic Assn; exec bd Lancaster Co Infantile Paralysis Foundation; KC; off 514 S 18th; res 1828 J, Lincoln.

   HENDRICKS, BERNARD CLIFFORD: Associate Professor of Chemistry; b Jasper, Mo Jan 26, 1883; s of James P Hendricks-Mary Elizabeth Hendricks; ed Jasper Mo HS 1898; PSTC, BE 1910; U of N, BSc 1911; U of Chicago, MSc 1914; U of N, PhD 1923; Alpha Chi Sigma; Phi Lambda Upsilon; Sigma XI; Phi Delta Kappa; contributing editor Journal Chemical Edn; m Mary Elizabeth Curry Aug 28, 1913 Harvard; d Mary Edith (Mrs Henry D Feusner); Margaret Ruth; 1901-02 tchr, Nemaha Co; 1902-04 grade tchr, Brock; 1904-05 prin Nemaha pub sch; 1906-08 supt schs, Pender; 1908-18 prof, PSTC; 1918- assoc prof chemistry & chemical engineering U of N; NSTA; Amer Chemical Soc; AAUP; Progressive Edn Assn; fellow AAAS; hobby, gardening; off U of N, Avery Laboratory; res 3415 T, Lincoln.

   HENKLE, ELMER ELLSWORTH JR: Owner Investment Co; b Lincoln Neb Sept 8, 1896; s of E E Henkle Sr-Lona Giles; ed Lincoln HS; U of N, BA 1919; Phi Kappa Psi; m Helen Black Oct 9, 1925 Lincoln; s Roger Black, James Lee; 1919-20 with Townley Metal Hdw Co, Kansas City Mo; 1920-23 traveling representative Henkle & Joyce Hdw Co, Lincoln; 1923-25 with brother Lionel, org Henkle Sales Co; 1926-28 traveling representative Landers Frary & Clark of New Britain Conn, hdqrs Cedar Rapids Ia; 1928-32 with investment dept First Trust Co, Lincoln; 1932 owner & opr Henkle Investment Co; during World War in US army, Co 9 1st div field arty, stationed in Colo & Cal 1917 until end of war; C of C; Lions; Presby Ch; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off 405 Federal Securities Bldg; res 2656 Rathbone Road, Lincoln.

   HENKLE, GILES C: Secretary Wholesale Hardware Co; b Lincoln, Neb Feb 5, 1901; s of Elmer E Henkle-Lona Giles; ed Lincoln; U of N; St John's Mil Acad, Delafield Wis, BSc; Phi Kappa Psi; m Delores Bosse June 18, 1927 Meadow Grove; s William Elmer; 1925-26 with Rudge & Guenzel Dept Store, Lincoln; 1927-30 salesman Henkle & Joyce, Geneva; 1930-33 salesman, Lincoln; 1933 buyer automotive dept, mbr bd; 1937- secy Henkle & Joyce Whol Hdw Co; Lions; C of C; AF&AM 314; Presby Ch; Rep; hobby, hunting; off 800 Q; res 1429 S 26th, Lincoln.

   HENKLEMANN, CARL JOHN: Dentist; b Lincoln, Neb July 27 1900; s of Rev Gustave L Henklemann-Augusta Schwab; ed Lincoln HS; U of N, DDS 1924, golf team letter, 1922-24; m Ruth Miner Oct 18, 1928 Lincoln; s Charles; d Carleen, Mary; 1924- dentist, Lincoln; int in real est bus; Lincoln Dist Dental Soc; Neb St & ADA; secy Davis Dental Study Club; AF&AM 210; hobbies, hunting, collecting antiques & stamps, gardening, printing; off 819 Federal Securities Bldg; res 400 S 33rd, Lincoln.

   HENLINE, FRANK SUMNER: Executive Secretary Nebraska Petroleum Marketers Assn; b Lincoln, Neb Mar 16, 1896; s of Gilbert Henline-Nellie Sumner; ed Lincoln; U of N, extn course; m Lola A March Jan 1, 1918 Lincoln; 1917-24 field representative, Curtis, Towle & Paine Co, Lincoln; 1925-26 salesman & mgr record dept, Ross P Curtice Co; 1933-35 special field agt, FERA; 1935-36 asst secy Neb Petroleum Industries Com; 1936-37 exec secy Lancaster Assn of Petroleum Retailers; 1937- exec secy Neb Petroleum Marketers Assn; editor & publisher Neb Oil Jobber, correspondent for The Oil Marketer, contributor articles to Natl Petroleum News & Gasoline Retailer; 1938 mbr natl com 10th Internatl Petroleum Exposition, Tulsa Okla; 1916-25 private instr clarinet & saxophone, Lincoln; 1930-31 mbr KSTC symphony orchestra; 1917-19 1st clarinetist Neb St Band; C of C; mbrship com UCT; mbr exec com Optimist Club; Chris Ch; Rep; hobby, music; off 521 Richards Block; res 922 S 20th, Lincoln.

   HENRY, ROBERT B: University Pastor; b Exira, Ia Oct 13, 1894; s of James Henry-Emma Bickford; ed Central Tchrs Coll, Edmond Okla; Boston U, BRE 1923; U of Okla, MEd 1933; m Mabel C Morgan Apr 2, 1922 Oklahoma City Okla; s Robert Morgan; d Betty Bernice; 1919-21 sch tchr in Bartlesville Okla; 1923-25 dir of religious edn at Montgomery Ala; 1925-28 dir of religious edn at Fort Worth Tex; 1929-33 university pastor of Presby Ch at Norman Okla; 1933- Presby student pastor, U of N; past pres Lincoln coun of religious edn; 1938-39 pres of religious welfare coun at U of N; pres 1937 campus coun of religious workers; thesis, Administration of a Church Program in a State University; during World War in US field arty, France 1 year, 90th div, mustered out July 1919; Lincoln Ministerial Assn; Presby Ch; hobbies, gardening, home improvement; off & res 333 N 14th, Lincoln.

   HERDT, JOHN PHIL: Contractor; b Somari Co, Russia June 11, 1886; s of Fred Herdt-Margaret Kiaser; ed Russia; m Margaret Gable 1911 Russia; d Geanella, Virginia, Dorothy, Betty; 1896-1908 appr in cabinet-making, painting & decorating, Russia; 1908-12 Russian army, sgt in cavalry carp dept; 1912 ranched, Somari Russia; 1912 came to US; 1912-16 cabinet maker, Enterprise Planing Mill, Lincoln; 1916-18 carp for W J Assenmacher, Lincoln; 1918- painting contr, Lincoln, 1932 inc Eagle Home Insulation Co, Lincoln, opr since; int in real est; did painting in State Capitol & Lincoln schs, theaters, office buildings, Norfolk Theater, Auburn HS, State Hosp, Lincoln; C of C; German Luth Ch; hobby, radio; off 1206 M; res 2336 S 13th, Lincoln.

   HERMANSON, EDWARD C: Secretary-Treasurer Retail Hardware Assn; b Omaha, Neb Apr 9, 1905; s of Robert Hermanson-Jennie Louise Anderson; ed Havelock HS; U of N, LLB 1933; Neb Wes 1924-25; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi; 1925-33 in retail hdw bus; 1933 adm to Neb bar; 1933-34 prac law, Lincoln; 1934-35 atty in legal dept of Fed Land Bank, Omaha; 1935 secy-treas Neb Retail Hdw Assn; Neb St Bar Assn; C of C; Lions; AF&AM 250; First Luth Ch, trustee; Rep; hobbies, golf, reading; off 325 Liberty Life Bldg; res 6421 Morrill Ave, Lincoln.

   HERPOLSHEIMER, MRS CAROLINE W KRAUSE: Retired; b Ann Arbor, Mich Feb 7, 1852; d of Henry Krause-Catherine Hirth; ed Ann Arbor Mich; m Henry Herpolsheimer1 June 19, 1873 Ann Arbor Mich (dec Aug 6, 1934); s Alfred, Albert, Erwin, Oscar (dec), Walter (dec), Theodore (dec), Henry (dec), Robert (dec); d Henrietta (Mrs Lamprecht), Ida (Mrs H E Barber); 1873-80 in dry goods bus with husband, Grand Rapids Mich; 1880-89 with husband in dry goods bus, Lincoln; 1889-31 built H Herpolsheimer Bldg, Lincoln, & opr first dept store west of Chicago; husband brought first Christmas tree to Lincoln in 1883, 1st toy dept in Lincoln & west of Miss, imported toys direct from Germany; often toured Europe on buying trips; Evang Luth Ch; res 3406 S 40th, Lincoln.

   1Herpolsheimer, Henry (dec Aug 6 1934); merchant; b Prussia, Germany Nov 28, 1843; ed Green Castle Ind; during Civil War in Co M 3rd Ind Cavalry.

   HERTZLER, JOYCE O: Professor of Sociology; b Jordan, Minn Jan 20, 1895; s of Charles William Hertzler-Lillie May Zorn; ed Baldwin-Wallace



Who's Who

Coll, Berea O, BA 1916; 1916-17 grad study Harvard; U of Wis, MA 1919, PhD 1920; Alpha Kappa Delta; Phi Beta Kappa; m Flora Marie Louise Filtzer Sept 1, 1921; s Robert Lincoln; d Betty May; 1919-20 asst instr in sociology, U of Wis, 1920-23 instr, 1923 asst professor; 1923 professor of sociology, U of N, 1928- chmn of dept; 1930-32 taught summer sessions, U of Colo, 1933 U of Penn, 1938 U of Tex; 1932-34 pres Lincoln Coun of Social Agencies; mbr Amer Sociological Soc, 1933 chmn div on social instruction, 1935-37 mbr exec com; Amer Acad Political & Social Science; 1937-38 pres Midwest Sociology Soc; AAUP; Neb Conf of Social Work; Neb Writers Guild; author: History of Utopian Thought, 1923: Social Progress, 1928; Social Institutions, 1929; Field & Methods of Sociology, in collaboration 1934; Race & Culture Contacts, in collaboration, 1935; Social Thought of the Ancient Civilization, 1936; Man of Society, in collaboration 1937; contributor to Amer Journal Sociology, Social Forces, Sociology & Social Research, Internatl Journal of Ethics Scientific Monthly, Encyclopedia of Social Science & semi-popular journals; off U of N, Social Sciences Hall; res 1650 S 20th, Lincoln.

   HEWIT, HAMILTON WORTH: Retired; b Concord, Wis Apr 5, 1850; s of George Hewit-Ann Whipple; ed Delafield Wis; U of Wis, PhB; Rush Med Coll, Chicago, MD; m Anna Bertha Bader Oct 16, 1884 Crete; s George Linus; d Emma Edna; came to Neb in 1877, prac med in Friend 32 years; 1910- prac med, Lincoln; celebrated golden wedding anniversary 1934; 20 years mbr bd of dirs Peoples City Mission, Lincoln; past dir Social Welfare Soc; one of oldest mbrs C of C; during World War mbr Lancaster Co examining com; AF&AM, Friend, awarded 50 year badge, also holds Gordon award as oldest mbr lodge; YMCA, mbr since college career; First Presby Ch, elder many years; hobbies, gardening, nature study; res 1929 C, Lincoln.

   HICKMAN, CLARENCE CLYDE: Proctologist; b Marquette, Neb Dec 27, 1883; s of Henry W Hickman-Emily Wright; ed Waverly HS 1883; U of N, BSc 1908; Rush Med Sch, Chicago, MD 1910; interne Cook Co Hosp, Chicago 1911-12; Phi Rho Sigma; m Louise Augusta Speidell Nov 29, 1909 Crown Point Ind; s William Clyde (dec); d Emily Louise (Mrs George Zakem); 1910 asst to Grundy McDonald, Superior Wyo mining camp; 1912-14 mining camp phys, Gebo Wyo; 1914-15 prac med, Mandan N D; 1915-18 prac med with C W Doty, Beaver Crossing; 1918-23 prac med with Welch, Rowe & Lehnhoff, Lincoln; 1923- proctologist, Lincoln; during World War, 1918 enl in US army, capt med corps base hosp Camp Bowie, Fort Worth Tex, disch Oct 1919 med corps AS Ellington Field Tex; Lancaster Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; FACS; Midwest & Amer Proctological Sees; past mbr Country Club; Uni Club; AF&AM, Scot Rite, 32o, past master; Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, hunting, fishing; maternal family traced to pre-Revolutionary days; paternal side dates to Charlemagne, ancestors fought in Black Horse cavalry of Revolutionary War, father Civil War veteran, 39th Ia vol, marched with Sherman to the sea, disch 1865, Washington D C, came to Neb from Ia 1869; off 1028 Stuart Bldg; res 2835 S 27th, Lincoln.

   HICKS, CLIFFORD MILTON: Associate Professor Business Organization; b Lincoln, Neb Feb 8, 1903; s of Charles Edwin Hicks-Gertrude Wheeler; ed Lincoln HS; U of N, LLB 1924, BA 1925, MA 1927; Phi Alpha Delta; Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Kappa Psi; Phi Beta Kappa, secy Neb ch since 1927, mbr natl coms; m Clarice Greene June 1928 Lincoln; d Miriam Jane, Marolyn Grace; 1938-39 speaker for Brookings Institution, US Jr C of C economic edn program; C of C, mbr bd of dirs 1935, mbr various coms; Kiwanis; author various articles & books, An Introduction to Business, Problems in Corporation Finance; Neb St & Lincoln Bar Assns; Amer Economic Assn; AAUP; Uni Club; mbr various social clubs; First Presby Ch, mbr session: hobbies, gardening, color photography; off U of N, Social Sciences Hall; res 3210 S 27th, Lincoln.

   HIGGINS, JOSEPH C: Auto Dealer; b Nemaha Co, Neb Oct 4, 1888; s of Daniel Higgins-Lucy Chisty; ed Richardson Co; Stella; m Gladys Lord June 8, 1921 Lincoln; s Thomas L, Robert L; 1907-09 with C A Lord in hdw, furn & undertaking bus; 1909-17 pur C A Lord bus, partner in Higgins & Edwards, sold int 1917; 1917-19 during World War, with US army 1st sgt 507th air squadron; Amer Leg post 3; 1919- with Lord Auto Co, Lincoln. 1930 became owner; C of C; AF&AM, Sesostris Shrine; Yellow Dogs; Tecumseh Squirrel Club; Bapt Ch; Rep; hobby, farming; off 1644 O; res 1836 S 20th, Lincoln.

   HILL, DANIEL: President Iron & Steel Co; b Russia Nov 14, 1882; s of Earl Hill-Selma Sorkin; ed Russia; m Anna Grossman May 5, 1912 Omaha; s Leo A; d Ruth S, Selma F, Ghita S; 1896-1906 clk in whol groc bus, Russia; 1906 came to US; 1906-07 emp 11 mos by Amer Can Co, New York City & 3 mos in New Britain Conn; 1907 emp 3 mos by CB&Q RR, Lincoln; 1908-09 owner & opr Lincoln Junk Co; 1909 estab Northwestern Junk Co, Lincoln; 1917 inc, became Northwestern Iron & Metal Co, pres & gen mgr; owner of Salina Kas Iron & Metal Co; pres of Lincoln Metal Products Co; author articles on depression remedies, recd letter from Pres Roosevelt, complimenting him on articles & viewpoint; 1937 traveled thru France, Italy, Palestine, Rumania, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Latvia, Lithuania, Austria, Switzerland & Russia, studied economic conditions; mbr Natl Assn of Waste Material Dirs, mbr exec corn; Inst of Scrap Iron & Steel Inc, mbr exec com; C of C; mbr Jewish Workmans Circle of Amer; 1937 Neb del by personal invitation from Pres Roosevelt, to Natl Small Businessmen's Conv, Washington D C, only Lincoln del; AF&AM 210, Scot Rite, Sesostris Shrine; treas Jewish welfare bd; past pres bd of dirs, mbr exec bd Tifereth Israel Synagogue; hobbies, political economy, internatl peace; off 900-21 T; res 2637 Washington, Lincoln.

   HILL, NATHAN: Secretary-Treasurer, Iron & Metal Co; b Homile, Mogilev Russia Jan 1, 1885; s of Earl Hill-Selma Sorkin; ed Russia; m Eda Ferber May 10, 1912 New York City, N Y; s Irving; d Rose Mary; came to US 1907; emp by CB&Q RR; 1909- in iron & metal bus with brother Daniel, Lincoln, secy-treas, 1917 inc under name Northwestern Iron & Metal Co; mbr Jewish Workmans Circle of Amer; C of C; TPA; pres of B'nai Jehuda Cemetery; past pres B'nai B'rith; mbr Low Twelve Club; AF&AM, Scot Rite, Shrine, RAM; B'nai Jeshurun Synagogue; off 900 T; res 2036 E, Lincoln.

   HILTON, DAVID CLARK: Surgeon; b Dorchester, Neb Apr 22, 1877; s of John B W Hilton-Mary Elizabeth Redgate; ed Brown Sch & West Div HS, Chicago; U of N, BA 1900, MA 1901; U of Chicago, Rush Med Coll, MD 1903; Acacia; Sigma Xi; m Sarah Luella O'Toole Aug 23, 1900 Council Bluffs Ia; s Hiram David; d Blossom Virginia (Mrs Harold S Gish), Ruth Acacia (Mrs Woodward Burgert); 1904- priv prac, Lincoln; 1904- att surg, St Elizabeth's Hosp; 1926- att surg Bryan Memorial Hosp; 1931- consulting surg, Veteran's Hosp; 1904-05 anatomy instr, U of N; 1904-06 biology prof, Cotner U; mbr Neb Ornithological Union since 1904; mbr AAAS since 1903; FACS since 1916; US del to Internatl Congress of Military Med & Pharm, Warsaw Poland 1927 & London England 1929; mbr AMA since 1903; SAR, past pres Neb ch; Soc of Colonial Wars of Amer; lt col 110th med regiment NNG 1923, commanding col since 1925, div surg 35th div NG, Neb, Kas & Mo; author med papers & pamphlets, medico-mil papers, research on development of the liver, & notes on ornithology & Birds of the Fort Leavenworth Mil Reservation; during World War, capt med corps 1918-19; ORC: Amer Interprofessional Inst; Uni Club; Comml Club; AF&AM, York Rite, Scot Rite 33o, past master; St Matthew's Episc Ch, jr warden; hobbies, arbor culture, volleyball; off 305 Richards Block; res 2500 Woodscrest Blvd, Lincoln.

   HINMAN, EDGAR LENDERSON: Philosophy Professor; b Afton, N Y Sept 5, 1872; s of William H Hinman-Mary J Lenderson; ed Afton Union Sch & Acad; Cornell U, BA 1892, PhD 1895; Ethical Soc & Philosophical Club, Cornell U; m Alice J Hamlin July 21, 1897 Lexington Mass; d Eleanor Hamlin; 1895-96 teaching fellow, U of Cal; 1896-1900 philosophy instr, U of N, 1900-02, adjunct prof, 1902-04 asst prof, 1904-06 assoc prof, 1906- prof of philosophy, 1927-28 acting chmn of dept, 1928- chmn dept philosophy & psychology; author Physics of IdealIsm; contributor Journal of Philosophy, Monist, Philosophical Review; contributor to volume of Philosophical Essays in honor of James Edwin Creighton, also to volume on Immanuel Kant; Amer Philosophical Assn, pres western div 1915-16; Amer Interprofessional Inst; Cosmopolitan Club, natl VP 1927; First Plymouth Congl Ch; Rep; hobby, chess; off U of N, Social Sciences Hall; res 1825 S 24th, Lincoln.

   HINMAN, ELEANOR H: Homemaker; b Lincoln, Neb Dec 9, 1899; d of Edgar L Hinman-Alice Hamlin; ed Lincoln HS; U of N, BA 1921,


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candidate for MSc; Kappa Delta; Chi Delta Phi; Alpha Kappa Delta; Phi Beta Kappa; 1921-23 feature writer for Lincoln Star; 1923 publicity secy of Doane Coll; 1924 reporter for Omaha Bee; 1926 publicity secy, Womens Bd of Missions of Interior; 1927 research asst in rural economics at agrl coil; 1934- keeping house for father; secy local ch AAUW 1936-37, chmn internatl relations 1938; Neb Writers Guild; Quill Club; hobby, verse; res 1825 S 24th, Lincoln.

   HIRD, WILLARD F: Division Manager Oil Co; b Dubuque, Ia Aug 7, 1886; s of William Hird-Hannah Readfern; ed Roswell N M HS; m Mary Gill Sept 23, 1908 Roswell N M; s Robert Willard; d Frances Ruth (Mrs Leonard Ostberg), Dorothy Virginia (Mrs Tom Kennedy); while att HS studied bookkeeping & worked in furn store; 1906-07 with AT&SF RR; 1907 studied shorthand & typing in Des Moines, later AT&SF RR steno, Roswell N M; 1908-17 station agt, Roswell N M & dist supt for Continental Oil Co; during World War 1917 ent US army, recruiting ofcr during Mexican border trouble, gunnery & firing instr at Camps Green, Merret & Mills, comm battery C 146th field arty, 66th arty brigade, 1st army Apr 10, 1917, July 10, 1918 ent lines at Chateau Thierry, in St Mihiel & Meuse Argonne offensives, made capt Oct 13, 1918; Nov 5, 1918 comm 2nd batt of regiment, disch capt 1918; 1918 dist supt Continental Oil Co, Lincoln, 1918-27 asst div mgr, Salt Lake City Utah, 1927-29 div mgr, Spokane Wash, 1929- div mgr, Lincoln; Amer Leg post 3; 40 & 8; mbr exec com of Neb Petroleum In. dustries Com & Ia Petroleum Industries Com; C of C; Gridiron Club; Uni Club; AF&AM 210; Rep; hobby, sports; off 827 Stuart Bldg; res 240 C, Lincoln.

   HITCHCOCK, ORLANDO JAY: Banker; b Hartington, Neb May 28, 1884; s of John W Hitchcock-Mary A Doyle; ed Lincoln; LBC 1900; Creighton Coll of Pharm, PhG 1901; m Olga M Neitzel June 17, 1915 Murdock; s John Louis; d Olga Mary; 1902-18 worked for father in drug store, Havelock; 1918-26 asst cash Havelock Natl Bank, pres since 1926; C of C; past pres Lions & Kiwanis, Havelock; formerly active in BSA work, scoutmaster 6 years, past dist commr 2 years; AF&AM 250, Scot Rite, Sesostris Shrine; hobby, fishing; off 6145 Havelock; res 4206 Touzalin, Lincoln.

   HODGKIN, CARLYLE: Farm Editor; b Bartley, Neb Nov 13, 1907; s of Rae Roy Hodgkin-Grace Brown; ed Sch of Agr, Lincoln; U of N, Coll of Agr; Alpha Zeta; m Marietta Feather Nov 28, 1935 Lincoln; 1927-28 tester in chg Seward, York & Polk Cos Dairy Herd Improvement Assn; 1934-38 asst editor Nebraska Farmer; 1938- farm editor, Omaha World-Herald; writer of daily & Sunday farm column, RFD; Jr C of C; Epworth Meth Ch; Indep; hobbies, reading, Cornhusker football team; off 122 N 14th; res 3120 Dudley, Lincoln.

   HODGMAN, ROBERT O: Funeral Director; b Grand Junction, Mich Aug 23, 1883; s of Oliver W Hodgman-Esther Bailey; ed South Haven Mich HS; m Jessie Austin June 20, 1916 Lincoln (dec); d Barbara Jean; 1907-10 worked in funeral home, Traverse City Mich; 1910-16 funeral dir & embalmer, James Heaton Funeral Home, Lincoln; 1916- funeral dir, owner & opr Hodgman Mortuary; mbr Neb Funeral Dirs Assn, past pres; Natl Funeral Dirs Assn; C of C, life mbr; Kiwanis; Uni Club; Broadview Club; AF&AM 54 past master, Scot Rite, Sesostris Shrine; BPOE 80, past exalted ruler; IOOF 11, past noble grand; OES, past worthy patron; St Paul Meth Ch, bd mbr; Rep; hobbies, fishing, gardening; off 1233 K; res 3440 Grimsby Lane, Lincoln.

   HOFFMAN, ENID: Speech Department Head; b Trenton, Mo May 25, 1902; d of Danial Peterson Miller-Lou Anna Taylor; ed Oklahoma City Oki HS 1919; Northwestern U Sch of Speech 1923, BL, & MA; U of Mich; Phi Mu Gamma; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Kappa Delta; Theta Alpha Phi; Phi Kappa Phi; Thelian; m Wendell L Hoffman July 31 1937 Purple Cane; 1924- speech tchr, Neb Wes; Neb Speech Tchrs Assn; mgr western div Interstate Oratorical Assn; PEO; Bapt Ch; hobbies, keeping house, reading; off Nebraska Wesleyan; res 5019 Walker, Lincoln.

   HOHLEN, KARL SIEGFRIED J: Surgeon; b Wilhelmshaven, Germany Apr 24, 1886; s of John Hohlen-Gesina Bunting; ed Minonk Ill HS; Northwestern U Sch of Pharm; Loyola U, MD 1908; grad work U of Vienna, Austria 1929; Phi Chi; interne Frances Willard Hosp, Chicago; externe Augustana Hosp, Chicago; m Mina E Kauf July 15, 1910 Hastings; s Karl S J; 1909-12 prac med, Hastings; 1912- prac med, Lincoln; surg for MoP RR; staff mbr, Lincoln Gen & Bryan Memorial Hosps; past pres Lancaster Co Med Soc; 1930 past pres Neb St Med Assn; FACS, past pres Neb section ACS; AMA, del from Neb to conv; MoP Hosp Assn; Uni Club; Broadview Club; AF&AM, Scot Rite, Sesostris Shrine; Luth Ch; Rep; off 914 Federal Securities Bldg; res 1970 Harwood, Lincoln.

   HOLLAND, MRS EVELYN JANE: Undertaking Supervisor; b Omaha, Neb; d of James J Gillen-Jessie Elizabeth Prest; ed Omaha; m William L Holland June 11, 1906 Los Angeles (dec 1915); s William M; 19017-06 tchr, South Omaha primary sch; 1915-18 emp by Pacific Tele & Teleg Co, Oakland Cal; 1918-20 emp by Dr Schleier & by Northwestern Bell Tele Co, Omaha; 1920-27 lady asst, Leo A Hoffman Mortuary, Omaha; 1927- undertaking supvr Castle, Roper & Matthews Mortuary, Lincoln; women's div C of C; Lincoln Retail Credit Assn; hobbies, reading, sewing, travel; off & res 1319 N, Lincoln.

   HOLLAND, LYLE: Attorney; b Seward, Neb Aug 9, 1902; s of Clifton E Holland-Sarah Chenoweth; ed Lincoln HS 1920; U of N, LLB 1925; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Theta Nu Epsilon; m Dorothy Brown Oct 7, 1926 Gothenburg; d Mary Sue, Lynn; 1925- prac law, Lincoln; Lincoln, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; Uni Club; Lincoln Country Club; hobbies, hunting, golf; off Stuart Bldg; res 2200 Woodsdale, Lincoln.

   HOLLINGSWORTH, JOHN EBBERT: Real Estate Salesman; b Milford, Neb Jan 4, 1902; s of Lee J Hollingsworth-Garnette E Ebbert; ed Milford HS; U of N 1924; Acacia; m Pearl Danekas Jan 6, 1928 Milford; 1924-28 with Neb St Bank, Milford; 1928-30 state bank examiner; 1930- with Evans Laundry Co, Lincoln, 1931 in chg sales & service, 1936-39 gen mgr; 1940- with Sweeney & Co, real est & construction; mbr Lincoln Laundrymens Assn; Neb-Ia Laundrymens Assn; Neb-Ia Cleaners Assn; Natl Assn of Cleaners & Dyers; Amer Inst of Laundering; dir 2 years C of C; dir 5 years Jr C of C; Lincoln Advertising Club; past master Blue River lodge 30 AF&AM Milford, Scot Rite 32o, Sesostris Shrine; Congl Ch; hobby, basketball; off 323 Sharp Bldg; res 2840 S 24th, Lincoln.

   HOLM, PAUL HETICH: Real Estate Agent; b Bucyrus, O Oct 28, 1862; s of Abraham Holm-Christina Jane Haish; ed Bucyrus HS; Metropolitan Bus Coll, Chicago 1878; m Nora A Smith June 25, 1887 Warrenville Ill (dec 1917); m Maude Hampton Risser Mar 31, 1921 Riverside Cal; d Mrs Mary H Brown (dec); 1878-85 confidential clk for Haish Barbwire Co, DeKalb Ill; 1885-88 ptr of C S Jones in real est bus; 1888-1902 in real est bus; 1902-12 in real est, loans & brokerage bus with J W McDonald, (dec 1912), apptd one of trustees with S L Geisthardt & W M Leonard 1912-32, reapptd for 1932-42; 1898-1900 Lancaster Co register of deeds; org Lincoln Country Club; dir First Natl Bank & Security Mutual Life Ins Co; one of orgs First Trust Co; past dir Lincoln Traction Co; past dir City Natl Bank; C of C; past dir Comml Club; Lincoln Symphony Orchestra Assn; AF&AM, Scot Rite, Sesostris Shrine, 32o; hobbies, real estate, fishing, hunting; off 1026 O; res 1801 D, Lincoln.

   HOLMES, GEORGE W: Bank President; b Lincoln, Neb Feb 29, 1880; s of W W Holmes-Emma H Hoagland; ed Lincoln; U of N; Beta Theta Pi; m Sarah Burnham Mar 1, 1905 Lincoln; d Joan; 1900-11 owner George W Holmes real est & investment firm; 1911-25 secy & managing ofcr, First Trust Co, Lincoln; 1925- pres First Trust Co; 1927- pres First Natl Bank; past VP US C of C; dir Lincoln C of C: dir Omaha branch of Kansas City Fed Res Bank; Lincoln Country Club; Cath Ch; Rep; hobby, golf; off First National Bank Bldg; res 2907 Sheridan Blvd, Lincoln.

   HOLTZ, HAROLD F: Manager Construction Co; b Wayne, Neb Aug 25, 1895; s of Louis F Holtz-Marie L Dickey; ed Wayne; Randolph; U of N, BSc; Acacia; m Vina E Kohler Mar 29, 1919 Flandreau S D; s Robert Gordon; d Marion Louise, Jean Marie; 1917-18 during World War 1st lt air corps, O/S with US army; 1918-21 sales mgr W G Cleveland Co; 1921-29 secy U of N Alumni Assn; 1929- mgr Cochrane Construction Co; dir C of C; AF&AM, Scot Rite; Westminster Presby Ch; hobby, golf; off 821 First National Bank Bldg; res 3303 S 31st, Lincoln.

   HOMPES, JOSEPH J: Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat Specialist; b Chester, Neb Apr 23, 1883; s of Louis Hompes-



Who's Who

Elma Chambers; ed Chester; Lincoln HS; U of N, MD 1908; studied in Vienna Austria, London, Penn & N Y; Phi Rho Sigma; Aug 18, 1917 commd capt US army med corps, served at Camp Dix & Fort Riley, disch Oct 19, 1919; pres Lancaster Co Med Soc, past secy; Neb St & AMA; Amer Acad of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology; FACS; Lincoln Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat Soc; Missouri Valley, Elkhorn, & Sioux Valley Med Socs; 1917 apptd secy of Neb st bd of health, resigned to join army; Comml Club; Uni Club; Country Club; AF&AM, Scot Rite 32o; Meth Ch; off 702 Sharp Bldg; res 2710 Woodscrest, Lincoln.

   HOOPER, BERT LESLIE: Dean of Dental College; b Des Moines, Ia Nov 30, 1893; s of Josephus H Hooper-Ellen Elizabeth Mathre; ed U of N, DDS 1915; Sigma Xi; Omicron Kappa Upsilon; Xi Psi Phi; m Elsie B Hornung Aug 11, 1915; d Jean Winifred; 1916-17 prosthetics Instr Lincoln Dental Coll; 1917- dentist, Lincoln, specialist in prosthodontia since 1918; 1923-39 chmn prosthetics dept, U of N Coll of Dentistry, dean since 1939; author: Prosthodontia as a Fine Art, Dental Digest 1927; Denture Success, Amer Dental Surg 1930; Aesthetics, Journal Minn St Dental Assn 1931; Rebasing or Duplicating Dentures, A Method of Restoring Facial Contour and Correcting Faulty Retention, Dental Digest 1932; Use of Cast Metal in Construction of Individual Trays for Denture Impressions and for Trial Base Plates, Dental Digest 1932; Instructions for the Edentuous Patient, Journal American Dental Assn 1932; A Broader Perspective of Denture Service, Dental Survey 1933; The Bite's Off, Dental Craftsman 1933; Denture Esthetics, Pacific Coast Dental Gazette & Journal 1933; Functional Factors in the Selection and Arrangement of Artificial Teeth, Journal Amer Dental Assn 1934; immediate Denture Technique Insuring Preservation of Facial Dimensions, Dental Digest 1937; A Technique Applicable to Mandibular Impressions, Journal Neb St Dental Assn 1939; Lincoln Dist Dental Soc, past pres 2 years; ch mbr Cornhusker Dental Study Club, past pres 2 years; Neb St Dental Assn; Natl Soc of Denture Prosthetists, pres 1938, coun mbr & dir Esthetics since 1928; Amer Full Denture Soc, pres 1939; pres advisory bd Dental Specialties 1940; full Denture Section ADA, past chmn 2 years; fellow Internatl Coll of Dentists; hon mbr Ore St Dental Assn; hon mbr Milwaukee Dental Forum; Amer Interprofessional Inst; C of C; AF&AM 320, College View; Scot Rite, Sesostris Shrine; Union Ch; hobbies, photography, still & motion pictures; off 1004 Sharp Bldg & 303 Andrews Hall, U of N; res 4722 Bancroft, Lincoln.

   HOPPER, PHOEBE MAY: Retired; b Christian Co, Ill Jan 4, 1867; d of Robert W Hopper-Mary Katherine Cowgill; ed York, Co; U of N, BA 1896, MA 1901; summer courses Columbia U, Harvard, Oxford England 1927; hon DLitt 1938; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; 1886-96 tchr country & village schs, also att coll; 1896-97 asst HS prin, Alliance; 1897-99 prin schs, Hay Springs; 1901-38 English prof, Neb Wes; 1938- ret; 1927-28 leave of absence, English tchr Isabella Thoburn Coll, Lucknow India; past mbr several years University Place lib bd; AAUW; Wesleyan Womens EdnI Coun, recording secy; past corresponding secy PEO; WCTU; stewardship secy WFMS; membership secy WHMS; Meth Ch; Rep; hobbies, gardening, reading, travel; parents came to Neb 1871 from Ill, homesteaded York Co, father was Civil War veteran; res 4427 Madison, Lincoln.

   HOPPERT, ERNEST HERMAN: Extension Horticulturist; b Sheboygan Wis Jan 19, 1891; s of Christian Henry Hoppert-Sophia Kaufman; ed Sheboygan Wis HS 1910; U of Wis, BSc 1914; Alpha Zeta; Gamma Sigma Delta; Epsilon Sigma Phi; m Clara Hauschild June 20, 1917 Lincoln; d Marion R, Margaret G, Dorothy Jean, Caroline E; 1916 priv tutor, Syracuse N Y; 1915- extn horticulturist U of N Coll of Agr; supt Ak-Sar-Ben flower garden & fruit show; 1920- supt flower garden & fruits Neb St Fair; VP Apple Growers Union; Federated Garden Clubs, horticulture chmn for Neb; past pres Neb St Horticulture Soc, secy since 1923; AAAS; Sheridan Men's Club; past treas Faculty Dancing Club; Westminster Presby Ch, trustee, past elder First Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, fruit raising & photography; off U of N Agricultural Hall; res 2915 Georgian Court, Lincoln.

   HORNE, LOUIS WILLARD: Secretary Community Chest; b Greeley, Colo Oct 31, 1893; s of William Blackton Horne-Jennie Lillian Hotchkiss; ed South Omaha HS 1910; U of N, BSc 1916; Alpha Kappa Delta; Alpha Tau Omega; m Elma Reeder June 12, 1917 Omaha; s Willard Reeder, Robert Louis; June-Sept 1909 in chg mailing dept, Swift & Co; 1910-11 clk, CB&QQ RR, Omaha; June-Sept 1916 bkkpr Corn Exchange Natl Bank, Omaha; Sept 1916-June 1917 tchr, Emmett Ida; Sept-Dec 1917 HS tchr, Kearney; Dec 1917-July 1918 camp lib service ALA; Jan 1919-Jan 1920 camp lib work, naval operating base, Norfolk Va; Feb-July 1920 asst dir Neb Mfrs Assn Lincoln; July 1920-Jan 1923 priv secy to Gov McKelvie; 1923- exec secy Comm Chest & Coun of Social Agencies; during World War in inf Central OTS Camp Pike Ark, Sept 1918-Jan 1919; Amer Leg; mbr Natl Child Welfare Com 5 years; bd mbr Comm Chest & Coun Inc; sr mbr Amer Assn of Social Workers; Pub Welfare Assn; Natl Geographic Soc; mbr advisory com Survey Magazine Assocs; C of C; Rotary; Bapt Ch; Rep; hobby, stamp collecting; off 212 N 11th; res 2809 Woodsdale Blvd, Lincoln.

   HORNE, LULU: Retired; b Kankakee, Ill; d of William Henry Horne-Ellen Alzora Titus; ed Bennet HS; Neb Wes Acad; Neb Wes, BA 1898; U of N 1899; U of Chicago lib sch 1900; Phi Kappa Phi; 1900-10 gen asst & cataloguer, Lincoln city lib, 1910-39 librarian, 1939- ret; past pres Neb Lib Assn; Lincoln ch ALA; C of C; AAUW; Auto Club; League of Women Voters; Garden Club; Altrusa; Uni Club; Thursday Evening Club; YWCA; OES 8; First Plymouth Congl Ch; Rep; res 1421 E, Lincoln.

   HOSP, HELEN MARIE: University Dean of Women; b Newark, N J; d, of Ferdinand J Hosp-Anna A Happle; ed Caldwell N J HS; Goucher Coll BA; Columbia U; Cornell U; U of Cal; New York U, MA; U of Mich; Harvard U; was mbr of Floating U, which spent one year in study of countries of world 1929-30; mbr Summer Theater at Cornell U; recd scholarship apptmt to Natl Little Theater Sch; Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Lambda Theta; Alpha Lambda Delta; dir Glenfield playground, Montclair N J, field secy Goucher Coll; English instr, Verona N J HS; mbr Civic Light Opera Co, New York City; dir of music & drama at Kingswood-Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills Mich; dean of women & asst prof of English, Bethany Coll, W Va; present dean of women, U of N; past secy Goucher Coll Alumni Assn; past pres Bethany ch AAUP; AAUW; Amer Assn of Tchrs of Speech; Natl Assn of Deans of Women; with group of Harvard profs made trip to Europe, studied economic conditions; also studied art in Europe with head of Goucher Coll art dept; hobbies, travel, music, has participated in concert, radio & church program; res Ellen Smith Hall, Lincoln.

   HOWIE, JOHN M: Head of Mathematics Department; b Bloomfield, Ia 1871; s of John Howie Sr-Hannah Olivia Evans; ed Bloomfield Ia HS; Southern Ia Normal 1889; Cotner U, BA 1896; U of N, MA 1922; Columbia U, MA 1924; Cotner Coll, DEd, 1930; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Delta Kappa; Pi Mu Epsilon; m Ida May Phillips June 18, 1894 Yutan; s Clarence A; 1898-1922 head of math dept, PSTC; 1922-23 head of math dept, Alma Coll; 1823 summer sch tchr, math dept Colo St Tchrs Coll; 1924- head of math dept, Neb Wes; Neb Acad of Sciences; AAUP; Math Assn of Uni Profs; Central Assn of Science & Math Tchrs; Mathematical Assn of Amer; Natl Coun of Tchrs of Math; fellow AAAS; NEA; NSTA; Symposium, University Place; OES, past patron; AF&AM; during War, in army YMCA one year; off Nebraska Wesleyan; res 5218 Walker, Lincoln.

   HUFFMAN, JASPER: Office Supply Merchant; b La Fayette, Ind Apr 14, 1854; s of Aaron Huffman-Sarah Franklin; ed Ind 1869; m Lidia Naley Jan 15, 1874 Ind (dec 1934); s Samuel C; d Kelta Florence (Mrs Meyers); prior to 1876 farmed in Ind; 1876-79 in groc bus, Lafayette Ind; 1879-81 farmed near Waco; 1881-93 constable of Waco, also in real est & legal blank bus; 1893-1913 in real est & ins bus, printing legal forms, York; 1913 owner & opr Huffman Gen Supply House, Lincoln; used 1st picture pamphlets to sell life ins; has given sales talks in states east of the Missouri River; Trinity Meth Ch; off 129 N 11th; res 3644 S 36th, Lincoln.

   HUMMEL, RAY O: Physician & Surgeon; b Humboldt, Neb Mar 12,1880; s of Christian L Hummel-Josephine Beringer; ed Humboldt HS; U of N, BSc 1902; Northwestern U, MD 1905; Delta Upsilon; Alpha Kappa Kappa; m Charlotte Hullhorst Aug 6, 1908 Lincoln; s Ray O Jr, Paul A; 1905-06 interne St Joseph's Hosp, Joliet Ill;


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1906- prac med, Lincoln; staff mbr St Elizabeth's Hosp; past VP Lancaster Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; AF&AM 19; Scot Rite; Sesostris Shrine; Rep; off 1025 Sharp Bldg; res 2435 Bradfield Drive, Lincoln.

   HUNT, LOREN THOMAS: Dentist; b Atwood, Kas Dec 17, 1893; s of James Edgar Hunt-Minnie Moody; ed Friend HS 1911; U of N, DDS 1915; Xi Psi Phi; Omicron Kappa Upsilon, hon mbr; 1915- dentist, Lincoln; Instr U of N Coll of Dentistry; past sec & past pres Lincoln Dist Dental Soc; Neb St Dental Assn, pres 1936, mbr coun since 1929, mbr publication & legislative coms, chmn 1925-35; ADA, mbr natl health program com; Amer Interprofessional Inst; FACD; past secy Co-operative Club; hobby, reading; off 504 Security Mutual Bldg; res 1418 S 17th, Lincoln.

   HUNT, RAY E: Clergyman; b Parsons, Kas Mar 15, 1884; s of John A Hunt-Martha Baldwin; ed Cotner Coll, BA 1909; grad work U of Wis 1910-11; Union Theological Seminary, East Orange N J 1919-24; hon LHD, Neb Wes 1934; m Ada Bash Oct 11, 1911 Lincoln; s Chester Leigh, Hubert Bash; during World War Sept 1917 joined US army YMCA, Fort Snelling, O/S with AEF, emergency chaplain 26th div; 1919-24 pastor Park Ave Ch, Disciples of Christ, East Orange N J; 1924- pastor First Christian Ch, Lincoln; mbr com on budget & promotional relationship of Disciples of Christ since 1927, mbr natl ednl bd 14 years; legislative representative Anti- Liquor League, chmn hdqrs com; past dir Comm Chest, past chmn budget com; past pres Lincoln Coun of Social Agencies; mbr bd of dirs Soc for Crime Prevention; Goodwill Industries; chmn mayor's com on stabilization of employment 1931; Lincoln Social Welfare Soc, mbr 14 years; hobby, fishing; off & res 2350 Sumner, Lincoln.

   HUNTER, ALFRED VERNON: Director of Public Relations; b Weeping Water, Neb May 30, 1886; s of Isaac N Hunter-Emma F Coglizer; ed Weeping Water HS 1906; Neb Wes, BA 1912; Boston U, STB 1915; Neb Wes, DD 1926; Theophanians; Phi Kappa Phi; Pi Gamma Mu; m Floy Bimson July 22, 1913 Lincoln; foster s Harold; d Barbara; 1916-18 pastor, Meth Ch, Adams; 1918-21 pastor Meth Ch, Plattsmouth; 1921-24 pastor, Gothenburg; 1924-25 pastor, Grand Island; 1925-31 supt Hastings dist Meth Ch; 1931-33 pastor, Lexington; 1933- dir pub relations, Neb Wes, asst finance mgr, mgr glee club tours; speaker at numerous HSs & youth meetings; AF&AM 317; Scot & York Rites, Neb grand orator; First Meth Ch; hobbies, helping people, home repairs & upkeep; grandfather Neb pioneer, settled in Cass Co after being driven from Burt Co by Indians, oprd first stage Plattsmouth to Lincoln, helped lay first stone foundation in Lincoln; off Nebraska Wesleyan; res 4926 Walker, Lincoln.

   HYDE, MAURICE ARTHUR: Vice-President & Secretary Insurance Co; b Milwaukee, Wis Sept 8, 1877; s of Stephen D Hyde-Lucy Stumm; ed Lincoln HS 1894; U of N, BSc 1898; Beta Theta Pi; m Elizabeth Perkins June 25, 1903 Lincoln; s Dayton F; d Margaret E; 1898-1907 salesman Lincoln Paint & Color Co; 1907-10 gen agt Midwest Life Ins Co, 1912-18 supt of agts; 1910-12 adjuster, Amer Accident Ins Co; 1918- with Security Mutual Life Ins Co, Lincoln, first as asst secy & agcy supt, later secy & VP; 1936- dir, Security Mutual Life Ins Co; resident of Lincoln 54 years; Lincoln Life Underwriters Assn; Kiwanis; Bapt Ch; Rep; hobbies, historical & Biblical reading; off Security Mutual Bldg; res 444 S 29th, Lincoln.

   IHLANFELDT, WILLIAM B: Assistant Regional Forester; b Swanton, Neb Oct 20, 1902; s of William C Ihlanfeldt-Mildred Krajnik; ed Sublette Kas; LBC 1921-22; m Estelle McCarty July 17, 1925 Grand Island; s William J, Robert L: d Ruth Ann, Barbara Jane; 1922-25 chief clk US forest service; 1925-28 exec asst Grand Mesa natl forest, western Colo; 1928 detailed to Washington D C to prepare cost statements, for U S forest service, 1929- 34 dep fiscal agt regional off, Milwaukee Wis, 1934-38 fiscal agt plains shelterbelt project, 1938- asst regional forester, in chg of operation div; USDA Club; hobbies, golf, hunting, fishing, sports; off Sharp Bldg; res 3325 Sheridan, Lincoln.

   IRELAND, RALPH LEONARD: Professor of Dentistry; b Rockport, Mo Aug 3, 1901; s of Leonard Alvin Ireland-Clara A Broughton; ed Trenton Mo HS; U of Mo; U of N, DDS 1927, BSc 1929; chapter advisor, Sigma Chi; dep supreme pres Xi ch of Xi Psi Phi; Omicron Kappa Upsilon; Kosmet Club; ch mbr Natl Collegiate Players; m Marian Ione Becker June 27, 1935 Lincoln; s Robert Michael; 1929-36 dentist, Lincoln; 1936-38 dentistry instr, U of N at Lincoln, 1938-39 asst prof of dentistry, 1939- prof of dentistry & chmn of children's dentistry; 1939 conducted 15 weeks post grad seminar for Tennessee St Dental Assn & Tenn Pub Health Assn, plans to conduct similar seminar in Maryland 1940; author of papers & articles in dental periodicals and for ADA; has done considerable research on use of ammoniacal silver nitrate in tooth sterilization; Lincoln Dist Dental Soc; Neb St & ADA; past pres Neb Soc for Promotion of Dentistry for Children; secy Amer Soc for Promotion of Dentistry for Children; 1st lt in dental reserve corps; St Paul Meth Ch; off U of N, Andrews Hall; res 2036 Jefferson Ave, Lincoln.

   IVERSON, JOSEPH DELOS: Insurance Agent; b Lincoln, Neb June 12, 1901; s of Joseph L Iverson-E Marie Gordon; ed Lincoln HS 1919; U of N, 1919-21; Delta Upsilon; Kosmet Club; m Maxine Erva Ziemer Jan 1, 1925 Lincoln; 1921-24 dir Joe Bren Theatrical Production Co, Chicago; 1924-27 teller, City Natl Bank, Lincoln; 1927-31 chief acct Highways Motor Underwriters; 1931- opr Joe Iverson Ins Agcy, Lincoln; 1939 candidate for city coun; secy-treas Lincoln Fire, & Casualty & Surety Assn; BPOE 80; Dem, treas Lancaster Co Central Com since 1936; off 911 Federal Securities Bldg; res 3428 P, Lincoln.

   JACKSON, MRS EDNA HOBSON: Character Education Supervisor; b Valentine Neb Nov 6, 1892; d of Benjamin Franklin Hobson-Adelia Jane Croft; ed Valentine HS; PSTC; advanced work at U of N & Peabody Coll for Tchrs, Nashville Tenn; Delta Kappa Gamma; m Frederick Charles Jackson Dec 29, 1915 Valentine (dec); s John Walter; d Harriet Adelia (Mrs William O Schneiderwind); past normal training Instr in Valentine HS; Cherry Co supt of schs 12 years; formerly tchr in rural & elementary schs; now supvr character edn & asst supvr of approved HS, Neb St dept of public instruction; also teaches character edn courses at U of N summer session; speaker for Womens Clubs, PTA groups & NSTA dist convs; instr at county tchrs institutes; GFWC, chmn of character edn div, wrote articles on character edn pub Mar 1939 in The Clubwoman, also wrote several articles on Knighthood of Youth; Amer Leg aux; women's div C of C; OES, past worthy matron, Valentine; hobbies, reading, needlework, working with young people, travel; off State Capitol; res 1510 Otoe, Lincoln.

   JACOBSON, JOHN E: Attorney; b Sheridan Co, Neb Feb 15, 1891; s of John H Jacobson-Dorothea Tow; ed Gordon HS; CSTC; U of N, LLB 1916; Phi Alpha Delta; m Elvaree Campbell Aug 29, 1931 Fremont; farmer & rancher before att U of N; 1916 adm to bar, & to prac in all state & fed courts inNeb; 1916- prac law, Lincoln; 1920-22 asst atty gen State of Neb; 1928- relief judge of municipal court, Lincoln; during World War enl 1917 AS, disch 2nd lt 1919; Amer Leg; Lincoln & Neb St Bar Assns; Rep; hobbies, travel, reading; parents b in Norway came to US when children, took pre-emption claim Sheridan Co before bldg of RR 1866, homesteaded southern Cherry Co 1900, homestead still owned by family; father was US land commr; off 1115 Federal Securities Bldg; res 1202 F, Lincoln.

   JEARY, CLARK: Attorney; b Lincoln, Neb Apr 25, 1892; s of Edwin Jeary-Kittle Sampson; ed Lincoln HS; U of N, LLB & BA 1914; Kappa Sigma; m Marie Minor July 15, 1914 Hyannis; s Ted; d Barbara; 1914-17 law prac with Geo A Adams, Lincoln; 1917- indep prac, Lincoln; 1919, 1921 mbr house of representatives; 1925, 1927 & 1929 mbr state sen; 1929-39 chmn zoning bd of appeals, Lincoln; AF&AM 54; Scot Rite, 32o; Sesostris Shrine; Westminster Presby Ch; Rep; hobby, farming; off 715 First National Bank Bldg; res 2305 Bradfield Drive, Lincoln.

   JENSEN, CLARENCE FREDERICK: Farmer & Stockman; b Lancaster Co, Neb May 14, 1890; s of William Jensen-Margaret Stieber; ed Lancaster Co; Bennet HS; m Alberta G Terpsma Dec 24, 1917 Bennet; s Winton Dale, Floyd Merle; helped father on Lancaster Co farm until 1914; 1914-18 ptr of father on farm; 1918- indep farmer after father ret, 1924 pur home farm; Farmers Union Co-op Assn 768, secy several years; mbr bd of edn 6 years; AF&AM 94; dir Comm Ch; res RFD 1, Bennet.

   JENSEN, JAMES HERBERT: Plant Pathologist; b Madison, Neb June 16, 1906; s of Jens Jensen-Eva Hansen; ed Madison HS 1924; U of N,



Who's Who

BSc 1928, MA 1930, Columbia U; U of Wis, PhD 1935; Sigma Psi; Alpha Gamma Rho; Innocents; m Lucille Christtopher Nov 2, 1931 Albany N Y; s James M; d Karen; 1930-31 in Cuba, studied diseases of sugar cane, Cuba Sugar Club; 1931-32 with Boyce Thompson Inst for Plant Research, Yonkers N Y; 1932-35 with Rockefeller Inst for Med Research, Princeton N J; 1935- 37 emp by USDA, Puerto Rico; 1937- plant pathologist, U of N Coll of Agr; Amer Phytopathological Soc, mbr publicity & pub relations com; Botanical Soc of Amer; U of N Alumni Assn; MWA; BSA, mbr of Golden Sons, asst scoutmaster, 1927; First Presby Ch, Madison; Dem; hobbies, stamps, camping, photography; res 1116 N 37th, Lincoln.

   JENSEN, JOHN CHRISTIAN: Professor of Physics & Astronomy; b Utica, Neb Oct 19, 1880; s of Frantz Peter Jensen-Ellen Jensen; ed Utica HS 1897; Neb Wes, BSc 1909; U of N, MA 1916, PhD 1939; Sigma Xi; Phi Kappa Phi; Pi Mu Epsilon; m Susan E Allington Aug 25, 1909 Alma (dec Dec 25, 1918); s Robert R; d Margaret Ruth: m Emma Wilhelmsen Aug 22, 1922 Omaha; 1897- 1901 tchr, Seward Co; 1903-07 supt of schs, Beaver City; 1909- prof of physics, Neb Wes, 1934-36, & 1938- dean of men, supt of power plant since 1918, dir US seismograph station at Neb Wes; registered professional engr; active in BSA work 25 years; instrumental in orgn of one of 1st radio broadcasting stations in Neb 1921; secy & pres of Assn of Coll & Uni Broadcasting Stations 1925-30; apptd to mbrship Fed Radio Commission by Herbert Hoover 1933, appointment not confirmed because of Democratic bloc in US sen; during World War civilian instr of radio in war training unit of US army at U of N, Lincoln; Amer Interprofessional Inst; Lions; pres Symposium Club, University Place; Inst of Radio Engrs; AAAS, councilor & fellowAmer Physical Soc; Neb Acad of Sciences, pres 1914 & 1922; Amer Optical Assn; Amer Meteorological Soc; Amer Geophysical Union; Meth Ch; Rep; hobby, photography; parents settled in Seward Co 1878, active in civic affairs; off Nebraska Wesleyan; res 4926 Leighton Ave, Lincoln.

   JESPERSEN, HARRY WALTER: Superintendent State Reformatory for Men; b Omaha, Neb July 12, 1895; s of Hans N Jesperson-Marie Johnsen; ed Omaha HS 1912; m Esther O Ove April 2, 1922 Omaha; s Herbert Arthur, Harry Wesley, Jerold Estel; 1917 emp by street car co, Omaha; 1919-20 farmhand, Dakota Co; 1920-21 indep farmer, Florence; 1921 sold farm; 1921-22 emp in stores dept UP RR, Omaha; 1922-23 farm mgr state reformatory for men, 1923-29 capt of guards, 1929-35 asst supt, 1935 supt; during World War enl USN Feb 1, 1918 Omaha, stationed on USS Wisconsin, USS Kanauwa, USS Wyoming in North Sea convoyIng mine layers, witnessed surrender of German high sea fleet Orkney Islands, escorted USS George Washington with Pres Wilson aboard, naval review Brest France, retd to New York Dec 24, 1918, Dec 26th ordered to sail up Hudson River, participated in parade New York City, Jan 1919 sailed for Guantanamo Bay Cuba for target prac, disch Feb 1919; Amer Leg post 3, drapeau natl 1940, comm 1934; VFW post 1950; past grand chef de gare 40 & 8; Neb Sheriffs & Peace Ofcrs Assn; Amer Prison Assn; Rotary; Izaak Walton; pres Lancaster Co Wildlife Fedn; Yellow Dogs; AF&AM 227; Scot Rite, Sesostris Shrine; Royal Order of Jesters; OES; BPOE 80; Grace Luth Ch; hobby, boys character building; off & res State Reformatory for Men, Lincoln.

   JEWELL, JESSE REYNOLDS: State Supervisor Vocational Rehabilitation; b Bellwood, Neb May 9, 1897; s of George W Jewell-Nellie L Newman; ed Bellwood HS; U of N, night sch mechanical engineering 1915-18; m Hazel Pauline Baldwin Sept 22, 1928 Lincoln; 1912-14 asst instr physics & math, Bellwood HS; 1915-17 machinists helper, asst mechanical engr Cushman Motor Works, Lincoln; 1917-18 draftsman & mechanical engr CB&Q RR & Cushman Motor Works, Lincoln; during World War 1918 instr radio div US army, SC radio sch, U of N: 1919-21 draftsman UP RR, Omaha, also mechanical engr in gas engine design & manufacturing, Kansas City Mo & Topeka Kas; 1921-23 acting state supvr vocational rehabilitation of disabled persons, Neb St dept of vocational edn, Lincoln; 1923- state supvr vocational rehabilitation; author bulletins & news articles on rehabilitation of disabled persons, vocational edn, accident prevention & compilations dealing with current accident causes in Neb; Natl Rehabilitation Assn, secy-treas 1923-25; Amer Vocational Assn, VP 1923; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; Uni Club; BPOE 80; hobbies, vocational counsel, scientific research, athletics; off State Capitol; res 2033 F, Lincoln.

   JOHNSON, CARL O: County Commissioner; b Sandsjo Parish, Jonkopingsian Sweden Aug 19, 1867; s of Peter Adolph Johnson-Clara Swanson; ed Sweden; m Amanda H Fast Sept 10, 1892 Lincoln; d Olive C (Mrs Chester Maddy), Clara A; as boy assisted father in shoe & harness making, Sweden; 1883- 91 emp on farm & in harness & shoe shop, Waverly; 1891 coachman for Frank Sheldon, Lincoln; 1892-96 street car conductor, Lincoln; 1896-1914 estab & oprd shoe & harness bus, later added farm impls, Havelock; 1897 apptd treas, Havelock; 1898 mbr bd of trustees, Havelock; 1899-1901 mayor, Havelock; 1909-19 Lancaster Co commr, resigned Sept 15, 1919; 1918-33 org & pres Highway Maintenance Co, Havelock; 1933- Lancaster Co commr; C of C; AF&AM 250; Scot Rite, 32o; Sesostris Shrine; IOOF 244, Havelock; MWA 916; OES 1.53; Elm Park Meth Ch, trustee; Rep; hobby, work; off Courthouse; res 610 S 30th, Lincoln.

   JOHNSON, EDWARD S: Building Material & Coal Dealer; b Cambridge, Ill Jan 14, 1868; s of L J Johnson-Christen Hilberg; ed Polk Co; Stromsburg Normal 1892; m Ida C Anderson May 6, 1896 Lincoln (dec 1938); s Clarence (dec), Wilber; d Helen (dec); 1872 came to Neb with parents, homesteaded in Polk Co; until 1889 on farm with father; 1892-95 in grain bus, Stromsburg; 1895-1916 in groc bus, Lincoln; 1916-30 with Moorish Tile & Supply Co; 1930- owner & opr Johnson Coal & Supply Co; int in Lincoln real est; C of C; AAA; AF&AM 54; Meth Ch, mbr bd since 1892; off 932 N 23rd; res 881 S 34th, Lincoln.

   JOHNSON, HAROLD OSCAR: Assistant Superintendent State, Banking Department; b Burwell, Neb Mar 21, 1902; s of Frank A Johnson-Julia Brown; ed Burwell HS 1919: U of N, BSc 1923; m Margaret E Wood June 8, 1926 Lincoln; 1923-25 asst cash, Farmers Bank of Burwell; 1925-29 in hdw & lbr bus, Taylor: 1929-30 emp by Assn of Certified Public Accts; to make investigation of failed Nebraska for Shallenberger Investigation Commission; 1930-39 with Neb St banking dept, receivership div, Lincoln; 1935 adm to Neb bar; 1939 asst dir of bureau of securities, Neb St dept of ins; 1939- asst supt of banks & in chg of bureau of securities, Neb St banking dept; VP & dir Bank of Burwell; ptr in Johnson Hdw Co, Burwell; Lincoln & Neb St Bar Assns; Natl Assn of Securities Commrs; AF&AM 200; Congl Ch; hobby, law study; off 1310 Capitol Bldg; res 1630 G, Lincoln.

   JOHNSON, MILBURN D: Civil Engineer & Association Secretary; b Sioux City, Ia Mar 4, 1901; s of Telemachus H Johnson-Nellie Bertha Pettibone; ed Sioux City Ia Central HS; Ia St Coll, Ames BSc 1925; Delta Tau Delta; m Margaret Louise Schamp Nov 14, 1931 Sioux City; d Dorreen Lois; 1926-37 in sales work, prac engineerlng; 1937- secy Assoc Gen Contractors of Amer; Lincoln Engrs Club; Neb Engineering Soc; Rotary; First Chris Ch; hobby, woodwork; off 208 N 11th; res 726 Elmwood, Lincoln.

   JOHNSON, RAY CARL: State Auditor of Public Accounts; b Oakland, Neb Mar 21, 1893; s of Swan August Johnson-Charlotte Erickerson; ed Oakland HS 1910; Boyles Bus Coll, Omaha; m Leonore Nixon Oct 10, 1919 Cokato Minn; s Raymond Carl Jr, James Edward, William Nixon; d Charlotte Louise; 1910-15 clk, Omaha Natl Bank; 1915-17 & 1919-20 asst cash, First Natl Bank, Oakland; during World War 1917-Oct 1919 with 342nd machine gun batt, lt res corps: Amer Leg post 3; 1920-27 mgr Swanson Land Bank Co, Burlington Colo; 1927-36 asst VP Continental Natl Bank, Lincoln; 1936-39 in priv bus; 1939- Neb St auditor of pub accts; AF&AM; Sesostris Shrine, mbr Shrine Band; Westminster Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, music, football, farming; off State Capitol; res 2336 Bradfield Drive, Lincoln.

   JOHNSON, RICHARD O: Attorney; b Weston, Neb Apr 24, 1894; s of Oscar F Johnson-Christina ___; ed Havelock; Neb Wes Acad; Neb Wes 1918; U of N, LLB 1922; Phi Alpha Delta, treas 1920; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Theta Phi Sigma; pres jr law class 1921-22; m Edna Marie Larson Sept 1, 1926 Portland Ore; d Joyce Marie; 1922- prac law, Lincoln; 1917-18 city clk, Havelock; 1823-30 city atty, Havelock; 1935 dep city atty, Lincoln; 1937-41 city commr, Lincoln; 1927-29 mbr legislature, state representative, special session 1931: 1934 &





















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