NEGenWeb Project - Lancaster County
Who's Who in Nebraska, 1940
Xi Psi Phi; m Ruth L Hefly March 23, 1921 Lincoln; d Marla M; 1907-09 mbr Lyric Theater vaudeville orchestra; 1909- mbr Lincoln municipal bands, soloist at Neb St Fairs; 1910-14 steno & claim agt for Amer Express Co, Lincoln; 1917- dentist; during World War enl 1917 in US army, med reserve corps, disch 1923; Amer Leg, soloist bugle corps; Lincoln Dist Dental Soc; Neb St Dental Assn; org & ch mbr Lincoln Musicians Union; Rep; hobby, music; mother came to Cass Co Neb 1870, father homesteaded in Cass Co 1871; off & res 715 S 33rd, Lincoln.
MARYOTT, FLORENCE MARY: English Instructor; b Pender, Neb Sept 13, 1892; d of George Cameron Maryott-Anna Gavin; ed Seattle Wash HS 1912: U of N, BFA 1918, MA 1925; Alpha Rho Tau; 1918-19 dramatics tchr, U of N; 1919- 20 English tchr, Lyons; 1920-22 English tchr, Waithill; 1923- English instr, U of N: AAUP; AAUW; father's family dates to pre-Revolutionary days, original name Kieth; mother's ancestors born in Ireland, her parents came from Ill to Neb 1858; off Andrews Hall, U of N; res 2835 S 31st, Lincoln.
MATHERS, ABBIE VAN TUYL: Voice & Piano Instructor; b Crete, Neb; d of Tod Wilson Van Tuyl-Martha Ellen Parsons; ed Raymond HS; U of N Sch of Music 8 years, also studied & completed course in pub sch methods & teaching methods; ch mbr McDowell Club; studied with Maude Gutzmer, Lucy Haywood, John Thompson, Louise Robyn, & Bernard Wagness; ch mbr McDowell Club; m David Mathers Nov 10, 1914 Lincoln; 1920- piano & voice tchr, Lincoln hobby, development of children's methods in music; off 216 Liberty Theater Bldg; res RFD 2, Lincoln.
MATSCHULLAT, EDWARD E: Attorney; b Plattsmouth, Neb Sept 22, 1902; s of William F Matchullat-Matilda Warstadt; ed Plattsmouth HS 1922; U of N, BA, LLB 1930; Delta Theta Phi; m Mildred V Lichty Aug 17, 1931 Rapid City S D; s Edward Lichty; 1923-25 emp in mechanical dept CB&Q RR shops; 1930- with brother William in law prac, Lincoln; while in U of N worked with projectionists of Lincoln theaters; during World War 1st lt in org res in US army; Lincoln Barristers Club; Lancaster Co & Neb St Bar Assns; Indep Assn of Theatrical & Stage Employes 151, YMCA; AF&AM, Plattsmouth; DeMolay; Presby Ch, secy; Rep; hobbies, hunting, reading, sports; off 420 Federal Securities Bldg; res 810 S Slat, Lincoln.
MATSCHULLAT, WILLIAM F: Attorney; b Plattsmouth, Neb Apr 9, 1905; s of William F Matschullat-Matilda Warstadt; ed Plattsmouth HS 1922; U of N, BA 1928, LLB 1930; Delta Theta Phi; 1928 chmn Hoover Curtis Club; m Vivian Vallery July 1, 1930 Omaha; 1930- prac law with brother Edward E, Lincoln; 1st secy & an org Lincoln Barristers Club; Lancaster Co & Neb St Bar Assns; past mbr DeMolay; BPOE: KP; mbr finance drive YMCA; Presby Ch; Rep, secy State Central Com, past chmn Lancaster Co Y R Club, dist pres Neb Y R Club; hobbies, hand-ball, swimming, hunting; off 420 Federal Securities Bldg; res 1627 S 22nd, Lincoln.
MATTHEWS, JACK: Retired; b Crawford Co, Ia May 13, 1875; s of Hiram Matthews-Hannah Sophia Crisp; ed Burwell HS; Acacia; m Mabel K Forster; d Janet S; 1884 with parents came to Neb in covered wagon; 1883, unassisted, freighted lbr 45 miles with team of horses; as boy worked on W-Bar ranch, Garfield Co, later emp in father's store; 1892 editor & publisher only paper in Garfield Co; 1898-99 emp on Trans-Mississippi Exposition grounds, Omaha; 1900-01 traveling salesman for InterState Press, Chicago; 1902-05 salesman for Swift & Co, asst mgr Denver branch, mgr Ottumwa Ia branch; 1906-07 casket salesman in territory west of Mississippi River for Buckstaff-Edwards, Kenosha Wis: 1907-25 org & ptr in undertaking firm, Castle, Roper & Matthews, Lincoln; instr U of N Coll of Med, Omaha; Lancaster Co coroner 9 years; 1925-37 VP Old Line Life Ins Co; 1937- ret; past pres Natl Selected Morticians; ch mbr Rotary; life mbr C of C; Uni Club; AF&AM 54, past master; York & Scot Rites; Sesostris Shrine, past potentate & dep imperial potentate; Rep; hobbies, metal & woodworking, workshop, pistol shooting, won several prizes in state matches; off 705 Stuart Bldg; res 1300 Piedmont Road, Lincoln.
MATTSON, C RUSSELL: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Apr 18, 1905; s of Charles O Mattson-Mary Elizabeth Hansen; ed Omaha Tech HS; Omaha U; U of N, LLB 1930; del to Natl Student Fedn Conf, Princeton U 1925; Ivy Day Orator 1930, advocated construction of Student Union bIdg at U of N; Alpha Kappa Delta; Delta Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi; m Elizabeth Ann Regan May 26, 1937 Lincoln; adm to bar 1930, to prac in all state courts, & US dist court; 1930- prac law, Lincoln; Lincoln Barristers Club, past pres; Lancaster Co & Neb St Bar Assns; 1925-26 DeMolay state master councilor; AF&AM 302; Westminster Presby Ch; Rep, 1934 candidate for US Congress: 1935 secy State Central Com, 1938 by petition candidate for municipal judge; hobbies, hunting, horseback riding; off 1220 Federal Securities Bldg; res 1972 Sewell, Lincoln.
MAUPIN, WILL M: State Railway Commissioner; b Calloway Co, Mo Aug 31, 1863; s of William Taylor Maupin-Sarah Ann Miller; ed Mo; m Lottie C Armstead Oct 13, 1894 Fremont; s Lewis, Richard, Jack, Dan; d Lorena (Mrs Lewellen), Dorothy (Mrs Beindorff), Margaret, Charlotte (Mrs Kharis); 1878-82 learned printing trade, Oregon Mo; 1882-87 in printing bus; 1887-1917 editor & publisher Meteorite, Craig Mo & Rulo Bridgeman, Fairfield Call, York Democrat, Gering Courier; 1917-28 with Omaha Bee News; 1928-32 editor Hastings Democrat; 1932-34 with Omaha World-Herald; 1909-11 Neb State labor comm; 1918-20 apptd & served as chief of state publicity bur; 1934- Neb St railway commr, chmn 1939; asst editor 10 years W J Bryan's Commoner; author Limnings, Whether Common or Not, Kiddies Six, Sunny Side Up; NPA, past pres; org Neb St Fedn of Labor, first pres; C of C: AF&AM; Scot Rite, 32o; BPOE: Chris Ch; Dem; hobbies, old book collection, RR dining car chinaware; off State Capitol; res 1808 S 22nd, Lincoln.
MAXEY, BERNARD: Attorney; b Holdrege, Neb Oct 16, 1902; s of Ernest Warren Maxey-Exia Frank; ed Orleans HS; U of N, LLB 1930; Uni Players, 1924-26; m Marjorie Mae Warner June 26, 1938 Stromsburg; 1930-35 prac law, with Maxey & Maxey, Lincoln; 1935- indep law prac, Lincoln; 1935 mbr Lancaster Co sanitary bd, past secy & chmn; 1940- capt ROTC; Lincoln & Neb St Bar Assns; KP 16, master of arms; Uni Episc Ch; Dem, mbr exec com Y D Club, Lancaster Co; hobby, taking colored moving pictures; off 609 Security Mutual Bldg; res 1040 A, Lincoln.
MAYS, PERCY: Assistant Bank Cashier; b Ashland, Neb June 10, 1909; S of Charles Percy Mays-Leora Tracy; ed Ashland HS; editor HS paper 1925-26; active in HS dramatics 1925-26; U of N 1926-27; LSC 1927-28; Amer Inst of Banking 1936-38; m Helaine Heller Feb 21, 1932 Lincoln; s Charles Edwin; 1923-29 bkkpr Ashland State Bank, 1929-30 asst receiver; 1930 asst cash Citizens State Bank, Lincoln; pres University Place Businessmens Assn; C of C; Symposium; AF&AM 227; First Meth Ch; Rep; hobbies, golf, horseshoes; off 2650 N 48th; res 4907 Knox, Lincoln.
MAZE, MATTHEW T: Bishop Emeritus; b Lewisville, Ind Nov 16, 1857; s of Wesley A Maze-Sarah B Pratt; ed log sch in Tipton Co Ind; Tipton Ind HS; Normal Sch, Danville Ind 1879-82; read law under Judge Waugh 1876- 79; m Katie Goar Sept 7, 1881 Tipton Ind; s Emery E; d Nellie Mabel (Mrs Henry Broderson); 1875-80 tchr, Tipton Co Ind; 1880-83 farmer & tchr, Tipton Co Ind; 1883-88 homesteaded, Custer Co; 1888-89 minister in Evang Ch, Custer Co; 1889-92 pastor, Cozad; 1892-95 pastor, Callaway; 1895 chaplain Neb house of representatives; 1895-1911 dist supt; 1909-11 missionary supt in Okla & western Kas; 1911-14 pastor, Blue Springs; 1914-18 treas & field secy Western Union Coll, LeMars Ia; 1918-34 bishop, residence at LeMars Ia 2 years, later Harrisburg Penn; 1934- ret, residence Lincoln; Evang Ch, past pres & org bd of church, extn & bd of home & foreign missions, mbr all gen confs 1898, org & pres bd of publications 1900-34; Fed Coun of Churches in Amer, 1909-34 mbr administrative & policy coms; chmn com on union of United Evang Churches, resulting in merging Evang & United Evang Churches; pres St Coun of Churches of Penn 1932-34; Calvary Evang Ch; Rep; hobbies, church administration, farming & world politics; celebrated Golden Wedding 1931 Berlin Germany; res 1605 S 12th, Lincoln.
MEEK, CARLETON LEE: President Lumber Co; b Otoe Co, Neb Aug 2, 1883; s of Milton F Meek-Grace Winyard; ed PSTC 1899-1903; m Lenora Leard Sept 12, 1904 Iowa; d Lucille L (Mrs Mark McCallum, dec), Ruth E (Mrs Seymour Lee), Helen G (Mrs Warren Parker); 1903-06 farmer, Otoe Co, 2 years, Shelby Co Ia 1 year; 1906-28 VP, Meek Lb Co, sold 1928,
Peru: 1924-39 VP Meek Lbr Co at Lincoln, 1939- pres; Neb Lbr Mchts Assn; ch mbr University Place Lions; University Place Businessmen's Assn; First Meth Ch; hobby, golf; off 2441 N 48th; res 5204 Madison Ave, Lincoln.
MEGINNIS, HARRY W: Architect; b Maquoketa, Ia Sept 22, 1877; s of William Lawless Meginnis-Emma Lyle; ed Maquoketa Ia HS; Stinemans Inst, business administration 1895; Atalear Work, Indianapolis, Ind, course in architecture; m Edith Wright June 20, 1917 Springfield Ill; s Harry W Jr; 1895-1901 studied violin, worked for father in contracting & bIdg bus, Maquoketa Ia; prior to 1901 worked for Fisk & Dieman, architects, Cedar Rapids Ia; 1901-07 in chg of Lincoln off, Fisk & Dieman; 1907-09 with firm of DuPont & Hunter, architects, Indianapolis, Ind; 1909-14 emp by H L Bass Co, architects, Indianapolis; 1914-15 ptr in firm Broakie & Meginnis, Indianapolis; 1915-24 in firm Fisk & Meginnis, Lincoln; 1924- 25 in firm Fisk, Meginnis, & Schaumberg; 1925- in firm Meginnis, Schaumberg; during World War 1917-19 taught engineering drawing U of N SATC; designed Prescott & Elliott sch bldgs, Irving & Whittier Jr HSs, Clinton sch & YWCA bIdg, Lincoln; past pres Neb ch Amer Inst of Architects; Amer Interprofessional Inst; past pres Lincoln Symphony Orchestra Assn; C of C; Kiwanin; Lincoln Country Club; Uni Club; bd mbr YMCA; AF&AM 19; Scot Rite, 32o; Shrine; Meth Ch, trustee; Rep; hobbies, music, golf, outdoor life; off 614 Federal Securities Bldg; res 2331 Woodsdale Blvd, Lincoln.
MEIER, HENRY A: Attorney; b Lancaster Co, Neb Jan 10, 1874; s of Francis W Meier-Susan E Harris; ed Crete HS 1895; U of N, BA 1899, LLB 1900; m Sylvia I Finlay Sept 5, 1909 Pottawattamie Co Ia; 1900- adm to bar, to prac in state & fed courts, 1900- prac law, Lincoln; 1914-18 register US land off; 1914-15 special atty US census bur; past treas Lincoln Bar Assn; Neb St Bar Assn; Knife & Fork Club; AF&AM 19; RAM 6; KT capt gen; Congl Ch; Dem; hobby, wood turning of miniatures for whatnot display; mothers parents came from England, ancestors fought in Revolutionary War; mother born in Tenn, reared in Ky, father born Hanover Germany; parents came from Ky to Neb 1869, father oprd shoe shop, homesteaded 17 mi SW of Lincoln; off 625 Terminal Bldg; res 1253 S 23rd, Lincoln.
MEIER, LOUIS FRANCIS: Dentist; b Lancaster Co, Neb Apr 16, 1889; s of Francis William Meier-Susan Elizabeth Harris; ed Lincoln HS, capt basketball team; U of N, BSc 1917; mbr basketball team; pres sophomore class; Dramatic Club; U of Ill, DDS 1916; Delta Sigma Delta; Acacia, pres 1913-14; m M Hazel Dickson May 31, 1917 Panama; s Duane A; 1916 dentist, Lincoln; 1918-32 dentist, Lincoln pub schs; during World War, Nebr dental res corps; Lincoln Dist Dental Soc; Neb St Dental Assn, chmn oral hygiene com, prepared & read paper, Preventative Dentistry, 1923; ADA; Amer Soc for Promotion of Dentistry for Children; BSA, past chmn, past commr; Cosmopolitan Club, ch mbr; past pres; AF&AM 54 past master; RAM 6 past high priest; OES 8, past worthy patron; Trinity Meth Ch; Rep; hobby, horseshoes; off 910 Stuart Bldg; res 2230 Harrison Ave, Lincoln.
MEIER, OTTO W: Attorney; b Lancaster Co, Neb Apr 12, 1872; s of Frances William Meier-Susan Elizabeth Harris; ed U of N, BA 1898, LLB 1900; during sr year won $200 gold medal for best essay, Principle Fought For in Amer Revolution; m Mary G Bothwell Apr 12, 1904 Lincoln; s William Henry, Walter Russell, Otto Franklin, Frederick Jennings; d Mary Kathryn; 1900 librarian U of N Coll of Law; 1901-02 Lancaster Co dep treas; 1903- prac law with brother, Lincoln; 1909-13 mbr city coun; enl Sp-Amer War, served in Philippine Islands; USWV, del to natl encampment, Havana Cuba; SAR; BSA, commr; Lancaster Co & Neb St Bar Assns; East Lincoln Civic League, secy; AF&AM 54; hobby, travel; off Terminal Bldg; res 200 N 32nd, Lincoln.
MELKER CHARLES EDWARD: Railroad Superintendent; b Lincoln, Neb Oct 19, 1890; s of Charles Francis Melker-Anna Fisher; ed Lincoln HS 1908; m Laura Turner May 10, 1916 Pierce; d Helen Naomi (Mrs Franklin Davidson); 1907- with CB&Q RR1907-12 machinist appr at Lincoln: 1912-16 machinist, 1916 night roundhouse foreman, 1916-18 gen foreman at Ravenna, 1918-19 gen foreman at Hastings, Jan-June 1919 roundhouse foreman at Alliance, 1919-20 gen foreman at Greybull Wyo, 1920-30 master mechanic at Casper Wyo, youngest master mechanic with RR, 1930-36 master mechanic at Hannibal Mo, 1936- supt of motive power, Havelock shops, Lincoln; Western Railway Club; C of C; AF&AM 54; Scot Rite, Cheyenne Wyo; Shrine, Rawlins Wyo; Rep; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off Havelock; res 2225 Lake, Lincoln.
MENOHER, RUTH: Home Adviser; b Lake Charles, La; d of B F Menoher-Lorena Hamilton; ed Bedford Ia HS 1912; Kas St Coll; 1918-19 sch tchr, Villisca Ia; 1919-20 HS prin, Sharpsburg Ia; 1920-26 bkkpr, later dist sect for Lee Electric Co, Clarinda Ia; 1926 home demonstrator in Ia, Mo & Neb, hdqrs Lincoln; 1928- home adviser for Ia-Neb Light & Power Co, Lincoln; Natl Electric Light Assn, chmn for Neb of western div women's com; author article, Make Wash Day Easy, McCall's magazine 1936; past pres Institutional Dirs & Dieticians Club; Neb Home Economics Assn, councilor representative in bus; past 1st VP Woman's Club, corresponding secy, leader art dept, mbr finance com; Live Wire Club, past pres; past pres B&PW; Past Pres NFWC; Altrusa; YWCA; hobbies, driving, outdoors, travel, reading, collection of stationery; off Ia-Neb Light & Power Co; res 2835 Garfield, Lincoln.
METZGER, JOAN EVELYN: Art Teacher; b Algona, Ia Mar 21, 1892; d of Andrew George Metzger-Mary Elizabeth Schumacker; ed Estherville Ia HS 1906; grad Art Inst of Chicago 1912; Sch of Interior Design in Paris 8 mos, Florence Italy 3 mos, England 5 mos 1925-26; summer study New York U, Cape Cod Sch of Art, Charles Hawthorne, Saugatuck Mich; grad New York Sch of Fine & Applied Arts 1926; Chi Omega; Phi Upsilon Omicron; 1913-19 art tchr, U of Ark; 1919-26 art tchr, Kas St Tchrs Coll; 1927- art tchr; U of N; has contributed writings to Journal of Home Economics 1924; speaker at convs of Amer Home Economics Assn & Western Arts Assn, speeches published later in annual reports; NSTA; Amer Home Economics Assn; Lincoln Artists Guild: Cornhusker Grange 367; Neb Art Assn; mbr advisory bd U of N YWCA; Episc Ch; Indep; hobbies, planning small houses & furnishings; paternal grandfather native of Germany, naturalized us citizen; maternal grandfather German minister, naturalized US citizen; father native of N Y, came to Ia 1887, salesman; off U of N, Home Economics Hall; res 1107 N 37th, Lincoln.
MEYER, MAX: Manager Credit Co; b Lincoln, Neb May 26, 1881; s of Louis Meyer-Anna Gunnison; ed Lincoln HS 1898; U of N, LLB 1906; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Delta Phi; m Marguerite F Hawley Dec 30, 1914 Unionville Conn; s Louis M; d Sarah Louise, Betty F; 1899-1903 emp in off of Hargreaves Bros, Lincoln; 1904-06 with Neb Credit Co; 1906 adm to Neb, bar; 1907-09 Kansas Credit Co, Kansas City Kas, opr retail credit bur; 1910- gen mgr Neb Credit Co, Lincoln; Natl Retail Credit Assn; Natl. Assn of Credit Men; past pres Assoc Credit Burs of Neb; Lincoln Retail Credit Assn; Lincoln & Neb St Bar Assns; Rotary; C of C; YMCA; Neb St Hist Soc; treas NS&D of Neb; AF&AM 54, master 1916 & secy 1920-21; Scot Rite, 32o; RAM; R&SM; Sesostris Shrine, secy Masonic Bldg Corp 1921-37; trustee First Plymouth Congl Ch; Rep; hobbies, handball, photography; off 555-60 National Bank of Commerce; res 2420 Garfield, Lincoln.
MICKEY, CLARK EDWIN: College Professor; b Saltsburg, Penn Mar 9, 1883; s of James D Mickey-Ida Catherine Brocious; ed Apollo Penn; Belmont O; Gibbon HS 1901; U of N, BSc & ME 1908; Sigma Xi; hon mbr Sigma Tau since 1913; Theta Xi; m Irene Eddy Sept 15, 1908 Republic Kas; s James Daniel (dec); d Janice Eddy, Justine Rebecca (dec), Jeannette Catherine; 1908 consulting civil & mechanical engr, Lincoln, worked on municipal improvements for Albion, Beatrice, Fullerton, Lincoln, Norfolk & Omaha, Douglas & Lancaster Cos, & Webster City Ia; 1918-22 consulting engr, Neb St highway dept; 1920-22 consulting engr Neb St Capitol commission; 1927-30 consulting engr, flood control com, US house of representatives; 1929-32 in chg of special survey report for determining irrigation & power possibilities in Neb, 1920-32 consulting engr for Tri-Co Pub Power & Irrigation Dist; 1932-33 chief engr & mgr Central Neb Pub Power & Irrigation Dist; 1933-37 consulting engr, Imperial Pub Power & Irrigation Dist; 1933-37 consulting engr United Pub Power & Irrigation Dist; 1933-37 consulting engr, Republican River Pub Power & Irrigation Dist; 1908-20 instr & later asst prof, U of N Coll of Engineering, 1920 prof & chmn of dept of civil engineering; 1910-20 mbr Amer Soc for Testing Materials; SPEE, 1912-34 mbr road
materials com; ASCE, affiliate 1915, assoc mbr 1917, mbr since 1922; mbr road materials com & advisory com to US Congress on Mississippi River flood control legislation; AF&AM; Shrine; Bapt Ch; hobbies, fishing, golf; off U of N, Mechanical Arts Hall; res 1915 D, Lincoln.
MILES, CLARENCE GILLESPIE: Attorney; b Beattie, Kas June 12, 1887; s of Samuel A Miles-Flora B Carter; ed Bethany HS; Cotner Coll, BA 1911; Harvard U, LLB 1914; m Elsie C Ziese Sept 15, 1920 Bellingham Wash; s James Gillespie, Richard Samuel; d Mary Louise; 1914 adm to Neb bar & to prac in fed courts; 1914-18 & 1920- prac law in Lincoln; 1918-19 prof of law, U of Idaho; 1935-36 assoc counsel Neb St dept of banking; 1937 apptd dep city atty; 1939 apptd city atty; 1925 pres Lancaster Co Bar Assn; Neb St Bar Assn; C of C; KP; during World War with US army, field arty OTC Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky, disch; Disciples of Christ Ch; hobbies, tennis, fishing; off 602 Federal Securities Bldg; res 2601 LaFayette Ave, Lincoln.
MILES, FLOYD W: Partner in Printing Co; b Ord, Neb Mar 12, 1899; s of Frank W Miles-Jessie Harrington; ed Lincoln HS 1917; Neb Wes, BA 1923; Delta Omega Phi; m Elizabeth H Johansen July 16, 1925 Omaha; s Floyd Marvin; d Alice Jean; 1923-29 sch tchr, also with Neb St highway dept; 1929- with father & J L Claflin in publishing bus, Lincoln, treas & salesman; during World War Nov 7, 1918, stationed in SATC, Lincoln, disch Dec 21, 1918; Assoc Industries of Neb; Comm Club; pres Ben Franklin Club; AF&AM 227, University Place; OES 94, University Place, patron; Holy Trinity Episc Ch; hobby, woodwork; off University Place; res 4604 Madison, Lincoln.
MILES, FRANK W: Partner in Printing Co; b Dow City, Ia Aug 31, 1877; s of Nathan H Miles-Mary J Rema; ed North Loup HS 1898; m Jessie Harrington 1898 Ord; s Floyd W; 1892 learned printing bus while in sch in Elsie, also recd training in Sidney; 1898-1903 ptr of J L Claflin, publisher, Ord; 1903-05 with brother, H Floyd oprd Ord Journal; 1905 with Mr Claflin in publishing bus, Lincoln; past treas city coun, University Place; Assoc Industries of Neb; past mbr C of C; past secy Lions; ofcr Businessmens Assn; treas IOOF, Lincoln; First Meth Ch, bd mbr; hobby, radio; res 4527 St Paul, Lincoln.
MILLER, ANNIE LOUISE: Retired; b Worthington, Ia; d of William C Miller- Emma Butterworth; ed Hathaway Brown priv sch, Cleveland O; U of N; Sigma Alpha Iota; 1898-1931 soc editor, music critic, church editor, & in editorial dept, Nebraska State Journal; during World War, state secy & press chmn woman's com of Neb coun of defense; past state press chmn Neb Woman's Suffrage Assn, editor assn publication; past trustee & treas NFWC scholarship loan fund; has traveled in England, Mandalay, Italy, Balkan States, & around the world; wrote The World Tour Letters for State Journal, later published in book form, Across Three Oceans; Neb Writers Guild; Matinee Musicale, mbr 1894-1931; U of N Alumni Assn; Thursday Morning Lecture Circle; YWCA; ch mbr, Lincoln Woman's Club; Sorosis; Rep; hobby, travel; res 427 S 13th, Lincoln.
MILLER, FRANK J: City Treasurer; b Hall Co, Neb Jan 23, 1898; s of August G Miller-Selma Powers; ed Wood River HS; U of N; m Evelyn B Johnson Nov 19, 1919 Lincoln; d Joy Elizabeth; 1919-22 secy-treas US Ins Co, Lincoln; 1922-23 bkkpr, Marshall Oil Co; 1923 bill clk for Curtis Cos Inc; 1923-25 bkkpr, city clks off; 1925-37 bkkpr off of city treas; 1937- city treas; ex-officio treas sch dist, Lincoln; during World War in SATC U of N; Amer Leg; First Plymouth Congl Ch; Rep; hobbies, fishing & hunting; off City Hall; res 2030 S 15th, Lincoln.
MILLER, HAROLD BAUGHMAN: Physician & Surgeon; b Cumberland Co, Penn Oct 12, 1861; s of John Miller-Lucetta Culver; ed Penn; Allegheny Academy, Cumberland Md; Philadelphia Coll of Pharm, PhG 1883; U of Penn; Jefferson Med Coll, Philadelphia, MD 1890; m Elizabeth W Clement 1884 Atlantic City N J (dec); s Edwin C; d Lucille (Mrs Jungck); m Annie S Baker 1902 Cumberland Md; s Harold 13, Addison T, N Richard, Kenneth B; 1872-76 off boy for RR surg, Cumberland Md; 1876-83 appr, Henry C Blair & Sons, drug store, Philadelphia; 1883-84 pharm, James S Robinson Drug Store, Memphis Tenn; 1885-87 prac med, Rushville; 1887-89 prac med with Dr F M Knight, Nonpareil; 1890-1902 prac med, Cumberland Md; 1903- prac med, Lincoln; staff mbr St Elizabeth's Hosp; Luth Ch; off 513 Security Mutual Bldg; res 1610 A, Lincoln.
MILLER, IRA: County Commissioner; b Lafayette, Ind May 28, 1876; s of Washington Miller-Mary J Nalley; ed Kas; Lincoln; m Jennie Hanna May 1906 Lexington (dec Apr 1907), m Leah Westhafer Apr 28, 1910 Lincoln; s Paul I; Gosper Co farmer 10 years; 1901-11 & 1927-38 in ins bus, Lincoln; 1911-19 constable, Lancaster Co; 1919-23 Lancaster Co sherIff; 1923-25 in auto electrical bus; 1938- Lancaster Co commr; Neb Assn of Co Commrs, Co Clks, Co Registers of Deeds & Co Highway Commrs; Meth Ch; hobby, work; off Courthouse; res 1418 S 20th, Lincoln.
MILLER, ROBERT A: Director of Libraries; b Elk Horn, Ia Apr 19, 1907; s of Jerry Miller-Mary Petersen; ed Harlan Ia HS; U of Ia, BA 1929; Columbia U Sch of Library Service, BSc 1930; U of Chicago, PhD 1936; Alpha Tau Omega; Phi Beta Kappa; m Darleen Tague Aug 2, 1933 Oregon Mo; 1930-31 classifier, New York City Pub Lib; 1931-34 supvr of departmental libs, U of Ia, Iowa City; 1936-37 asst librarian, U of N; 1937- dir of libraries, U of N; author various articles in lib & ednl magazines; ALA, mbr various coms, past natl chmn jr mbrs round table; Neb Lib Assn; Assn of Coll & Reference Libraries, secy uni library section; Kiwanis; pres Lincoln Comm Theater; Lincoln Country Club; hobbies, golf, book collecting; off 301 Library Hall, U of N; res 2219 Ryons, Lincoln.
MINDER, FRED J: Press Association Secretary; b Crystal, N D Jan 13, 1899; s of J A Minder-Elizabeth Stafford; ed Crystal N D HS; U of N D; U of N; Theta Chi; m Mabel J Bailey Apr 28, 1936 Fullerton; s James Frederick; d Jacquelin; prior to 1918 with father & brother published Crystal N D Call; 1921-22 with Detroit Lakes Herald & Brainerd Journal- Press, Minn; 1922-34 publisher Havelock Times-Post; 1934- secy NPA, Lincoln; during World War in USN, May 4, 1918-Mar 6 1919; Amer Leg post 3, Lincoln; secy Newspaper Assn Mgrs, Inc 1936-38, pres 1939-40; dir Natl Editorial Assn 1940; C of C; First United Presby Ch; hobby, sports; off Lincoln Hotel; res 2625 C, Lincoln.
MINTEER, CLAUDE C: Professor of Vocational Education; b Conrad, Ia Feb 23, 1888; s of James A Minteer-Jennie A Simkins; ed Van Meter Ia HS; Gates Acad, Neligh; Ia St Coll, BSc 1916; U of N, MA 1922; grad work Cornell U; Phi Delta Kappa; Gamma Sigma Delta; Lambda Chi Alpha; m Susan Elizabeth Riches June 11, 1924 Lincoln; s Bruce Riches; 1916-18 tchr of agr & sciences, Panora Ia HS; 1919 tchr, Bratton Union consolidated sch, Richardson Co; 1919-28 asst prof of vocational edn, U of N, 1928- assoc prof; during World War ent US army July 1918, stationed at Camp Pike Ark with replacement troops, Co E 4th training, commd corp, Sept 1918, disch Dec 6, 1919; Amer Leg post 3; NSTA; NEA; AAUP; AF&AM 19; Scot Rite, 32o; Meth Ch, trustee; Dem; off U of N, Agricultural Hall; res 1120 N 37th, Lincoln.
MITCHELL, CLINTON J: County Commissioner & Farmer; b Lancaster Co, Neb Feb 16, 1875; s of Harry, F Mitchell-Alice C Buel; ed Lancaster Co; m Mary A Charlton Feb 21, 1899 University Place; s Charles F; 1894- farmer & stockman, Lancaster Co; 1927-33 mbr Neb legislature; 1912-19 & 1935 Lancaster Co commr; Kiwanis; KP; Old Settlers Orgn; trustee Roca Meth Ch; Rep; hobby, raising livestock; off Lancaster Co Courthouse; res Roca.
MOCKETT, ROBERT SQUIRE: Attorney; b Genesee, Wis May 26, 1863; s of Richard H Mockett-Sophronia Ellis; ed Lincoln HS; U of N; 1889 adm to bar from off of Lamb, Ricketts & Wilson; m Minnie Brodie May 7, 1890 Lancaster Co; d Katherine (Mrs Rex E Davies); 1886-89 steno, Lamb Ricketts & Wilson law firm Lincoln; 1889-90 clk, Webster & Holmes law firm, Lincoln; 1890- prac law, Lincoln, 1890 mbr firm of Flick & Mockett, 1891 mbr firm of Collins & Mockett, 1892-96 Mockett, Reinboldt & Polk, 1896-1905 Mockett & Polk, 1905-06 Mockett, Salisbury & Salisbury, 1906-09 Mockett & Mattley, 1909-11 Robert S Mockett, 1911-18 Mockett & Peterson, 1918-20 Fawcett & Mockett, 1920 Fawcett, Mockett & Walford, 1923-24 Fawcett, Mockett & Tou Velle, 1924-25 Fawcett, Mocket & Cochran, 1925 Fawcett, Mockett & Finklestein, 1925 Mockett & Finklestein, 1928- mbr firm Mockett & Finklestein; past mbr city lib bd 2 years; past secy Lancaster Co Bar Assn; Neb St Bar Assn; C of C; past pres Knife & Fork Club; Dem; hobby, irrigation farming; parents came from Wis to Neb, settled in Lincoln 1882, father active in life Ins bus; off 912 Security Mutual Bldg; res 1955 Prospect, Lincoln.
MORGAN, HAROLD SMITH: Physician; b Nebraska City, Neb Dec 31, 1899; s of Edward H Morgan-Emma Smith; ed Lincoln HS 1918; U of N 1918-19: U of Mich, MD 1925; interne U of Mich Hosp 1925-27; Alpha Kappa Kappa; m Sarah Krattner May 30, 1928 London, Ontario Canada; s Phillip Smith; d Cynthia Ann; 1927-30 instr, U of Mich; 1930- prac med with Dr Elmer M Hansen; attending obstetrician & gynecologist, Lincoln Gen Hosp, past chmn of dept: Instr of gynecology, U of N, Coll of Med, Omaha; publications: A Case of Unpigmented Sarcoma of the Vulva in a Girl Sixteen Years of Age, Amer Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, June 1928; Liver Treatment of Pernicious Anemia in Pregnacy, Journal AMA, Mar 1930; Consideration of the Schneider Modification of the Ascheim-Zondek Test as Related to Private Practice, Amer Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, June 1933; Puerperal Foot Drop, Neb St Med Journal, Apr 1936; Vaginal Discharge Associated with Trichomona Vaginalis, Neb St Med Journal, Apr 1931; A Consideration of Therapeutic Abortion & Laparophysterotomy with Sterilization in Certain Organic Diseases Complicated by Pregnancy, Neb St Med Journal, 1931; Lancaster Co Med Soc; Neb St Med Assn, chmn maternal & child health com; Central Assn of Obstetricians & Gynecologists; diplomate Amer Bd of Obstetricians & Gynecologists; VP 6th dist U of Mich Alumni Assn, secy Lincoln div; Garden Club; Uni Club; hobby, gardening; off 935 Stuart Bldg; res 3460 East Pershing Road, Lincoln.
MORGAN, JULIAN BROWN: County Clerk; b Watson, Mo Mar 30, 1877; s of John Sledgmore Morgan-Mary Eliazbeth Kendley; ed Wilsonville HS; U of N, Coll of Agr, 1899; Neb Wes, BA 1905; Theophanian; m Florence Lothry June 11, 1913 Geneva (dec); d Helen (Mrs H M John.son); 1905-07 prin St Paul HS; 1907-09 secy & treas Sanderson Shoe Store, Lincoln; 1910-11 with Loup City State Bank; 1911-20 org & cash Farmers State Bank, Inland; 1920-22 Lancaster Co dep clk; 1922- Lancaster Co clk; Optimist Club; SUV; AF&AM, Scot Rite, 32o, Sesostris Shrine; Meth Ch; Rep, chmn Inland twp com, del to Lancaster Co conv 1904; hobbies, hunting & fishing; off Courthouse; res 5002 Knox, Lincoln.
MORITZ, RICHARD D: Educator; b Emden, Germany May 10, 1872; s of Frederick Karl Moritz-Marie Stalhut; ed Hastings HS; PSTC, BPd 1893; Hastings Coll, BSc 1900; grad work Columbia U 1923; Phi Delta, Kappain Genevieve Richards Dec 23, 1897 Roseland; s Alan R, John R; d Genevieve R (Mrs Lowell Beer); 1889-90 tchr, Adams Co; 1893-95 HS prin, Prosser; 1895-97 supt, Roseland schs; 1897-1901 Adams Co supt of schs; 1901-07 supt of schs, Blue Hill; 1907-15 supt of schs, Red Cloud; 1915-17 Neb St HS inspector; 1917-25 supt of schs, Seward; 1925- dir bur of ednl service, U of N; Amer Assn of Summer Sch Dirs; Amer Assn of Apptmt Secys; pres, State Institutional Placement Burs; NSTA; NEA; C of C; Candlelight Club; AF&AM 18o, Seward; Dem; off U of N, 305 Teachers Coll; res 3816 Orchard, Lincoln.
MORRIS, ANDREW JOHNSON: Salesman; b Samaria, Ind Dec 8, 1863; s of George W Morris-Eleanor E Jones; ed Morgantown Ind HS; coll at Stanberry Mo; m Ida Mae Brittenham Mar 8, 1893 Davenport (dec); s Thurston John; 1883-84 tchr, Butler Co; 1884-87 tchr, Saunders Co; 1887-90 HS prin, Ceresco; 1891-93 supt of schs, Carleton; 1893-97 Thayer Co supt of schs; 1897-1900 in ins bus, Lincoln; 1900-17 secy & supt of bldgs & grounds, Lincoln bd of edn; 1917- traveling representative in Lincoln for E A Sheldon & Co, Muskegon Mich; AF&AM 19; Scot Rite; Meth Ch; Rep; hobby, edn; off & res 1940 South, Lincoln.
MORTON, HERSCHEL B: Surgeon; b Seward, Neb Sept 26, 1898; s of Thomas Morton-Emma Scherer; ed Seward HS; U of N, BSc 1923, MD 1925; U of Minn, MSc 1936; Alpha Omega Alpha; m Lucy Leigh Nov 2, 1927 York; s Herschel B Jr; d Patricia Ann; 1925-26 interne Uni Hosp, Omaha; 1928-31 surgical fellowship, Mayo Clinic; 1934- staff mbr of Lincoln Clinic; MORC 1933- 38; during World War in SATC U of N 1918; Lancaster Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Alumni Assn, Mayo Clinic; C of C; Co-operative Club; AF&AM; off 1037 Stuart Bldg; res 2045 Harwood, Lincoln.
MORTON, GRACE MARGARET: Professor of Home Economics; b WashIngton, Penn; d of Robert S Morton-Mary Miller; ed Washington Penn HS; Grove City Coll, Grove City Penn; Pratt Inst, Brooklyn N Y; Columbia U, BSc 1919, MA 1924, grad work 1932; grad work Ia St Coll, 1928; Hazemore Sch of Dress Design, San Francisco Cal 1939; Internati Sch of Art, Vienna 1930; Omicron Nu, 1904-07 tchr elementary schs, Washington Penn; 1911-17 tchr of home economics, Washington Penn HS, org dept, supvr lower grade instrs; 1919-20 home economics instr, Penn St Coll; 1920-21 instr, 1921-26 asst prof, 1926- assoc prof & head of textile div, U of N; faculty sponsor Home Economics Club, Cornhusker Countryman, Farmer's Fair Bd; pub lecturer on textiles & costumes; contributor to Journal of Home Economics; author 7500 word article, The History of Costumes, 1939; int in teaching costume selection & design, textile economics, consumer edn, history of costumes; traveled in Europe, collected textiles & pur collection for U of N dept of home economics; NSTA; Neb Home Economics Assn, pres 1937-40; Amer Home Economics Assn; AAUP; AAUW; Lincoln Artists Guild; Neb Art Assn; Chris Sci Ch; Rep; hobbies, music, reading, home decoration, collecting historic textiles; off U of N, 302 Home Economics Bldg; res 1931 Pershing Road, Lincoln.
MORTON, PERRY WILLIAM: Attorney; b Lincoln, Neb June 28, 1907; s of Dr Perry James Morton-Rose E Schroeder; ed Lincoln HS 1925; U of N, BA 1929, LLB cum laude 1931; Acacia; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa; Order of Coif; Scabbard & Blade; Pershing Rifles; Iron Sphinx; m Faye Evelyn Williams June 28, 1933 Omaha; s Perry Williams Jr; d Marilynn Faye; 1930-31 emp in law off of George E Hager, Lincoln; 1931 adm to Neb bar & US dist court; 1931-32 with George E Hager in law prac, Lincoln; 1932-83 with Fred C Foster; 1933-35 priv prac, assoc with Boehmer & Boehmer; 1935- atty for Neb Farm Loan branch off of The Mutual Benefit Life Ins Co; 1934 adm to US circuit court of appeals; mbr city personnel bd; Lincoln Barristers Club; Lincoln & Neb St Bar Assns; Jr C of C, past VP. chmn promotion com to change Lincoln city govt from commissioner form to 7-man coun form; AF&AM 19; Westminster Presby Ch, trustee of Westminster Foundation; Rep; hobby, photography; off 304 S 11th; res 2914 Georgian Court, Lincoln.
MORTON, WILLIAM H S: Chairman Dept of Secondary Education; b Plymouth, Neb Sept 21, 1882; s of John Calvin Morton-Phoebe Jane Wadley; ed York Acad; York Coll, BA 1909, mbr first basketball team: U of N, MA 1912, PhD 1928; Columbia U, MA 1923; Phi Delta Kappa, treas; m Ida May Smith Apr 29, 1908 Plymouth; s William J (dec); d Marie (dec), Louis (Mrs James D Henn), Mildred (Mrs Harry McKee), Rheta (Mrs Jack O'Sullivan), Helen (Mrs Jack Lewis); 1900 tchr, Jefferson Co; 1905-06 & 1907-08 supt of schs, Plymouth; 1909-11 & 1915-22 supt, Fairmont; 1911-15 supt, Ashland; 1922-27 supt, Beatrice; 1927- prin Tchrs Coll HS & chmn dept of secondary edn, U of N; summers 1915-18 faculty mbr, PSTC; summers 1924- 26 faculty mbr, U of N Tchrs' Coll; co-author of Eaton-Morton Speller; author: Retardation in Nebraska, published in The Psychological Clinic; past editor of elementary dept of Middle West School Review 1916-20; doctor's thesis: Everyday Problems of the Elementary School Teacher, published 1928 by University Press; past pres & life mbr NSTA; pres Neb Schoolmasters Club; life mbr NEA, mbr dept of secondary sch prins, mbr dept of supvrs & dirs of Instruction; chmn non resident fee com; AAUP; Amer Assn of Sch Administrators; ch mbr com on honors convocation, mbr governing bd of student union, U of N, mbr com on student activities; Rotary, Beatrice & Fairbury, past pres; chmn scope com for 5 years study of tchr edn under dir of Amer Coun on Edn; mbr exec com, chmn of regional conf for progressive edn: Presby Ch; Dem; hobbies, golf, sports; off U of N Teachers Coll; res 1926 S 26th, Lincoln.
MOSELEY, RALPH STUART: Attorney; b Lincoln, Neb Dec 19, 1886; so of Daniel Wesley Moseley-Virginia Witter; ed Lincoln HS; U of N, LLB 1912; Sigma Nu; Iron Sphinx 1907-08; Innocents 1909-10; jr editor Cornhusker 1908-09, editorin-chief 1909-10; m Florence Roth June 19, 1919 Lincoln; d Priscilla Jean; 1912-13 special examiner for US dept of interior bur of Indian affairs, Santee; 1913-14 prac law with Greene, Breckenridge, Gourley & Woodrough, Lincoln; 1914- priv law pract, 1931-32 with W C Franklin: 1936- trustee sanitary dist 1, Lancaster Co; Neb legislature 1915, 1917, & 1921; compiler Dame & Moseley's Neb Law Digest 1929; Lincoln & Neb St Bar Assns; SAR; AF&AM 300; OES 148; KP; Rep, nominee for US congress, 1st Neb dist 1930; St Paul Meth Ch; hobby, stamps; off 516 Richards Block; res 4625 South, Lincoln.
MOUDEN, MRS EFFIE J: Superintendent of Children's Home; b Shelby, Neb April 28, 1887; d of Henry H Hewitt-Mary Smith; ed Shelby HS 1904; Neb Wes 1905; U of N; m Edward C Mouden Feb 22, 1910 Shelby; s Homer, Ford; d Ednaeyrl; 1905-08 tchr in Polk Co; 1908-10 tchr in Shelby; 1910-30 homemaker near Stromsburg; 1930- supt of Neb State Home for Children, Lincoln; mbr Neb Conf of Social Work; Social Service Club of Lincoln; Natl Organization for Study of Exceptional Children; Lincoln Woman's Club; Wes Women's Ednl Coun; past mbr 4-H Club, leader 7 years; past mbr Woman's Extn Club, leader in Polk Co; past mbr Polk Co Fair Bd 7 years; Farm Bur, past mbr Polk Co bd & past mbr state bd; during World War active in ARC, dir Polk Co Sewing Project; Green's Chapel Meth Ch, past treas of ladies aid, SS supt 3 years, SS tchr, 17 years, coached dramatics in comm: Indep; hobbies, working with children, collecting pottery; off & res 5903 Walker, Lincoln.
MOYER, TORRENCE CALVIN: Physician; b New Berlin, Penn Mar 21, 1888; s of Joseph Harvey Moyer-Emma Jane Sanders; ed Union Seminary, Penn 1908; U of N, 13A 1911, MD 1914; Nu Sigma Nu; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; m Minerva Fuller May 10, 1917 Omaha; d Jean Ruth, Jo Ann; 1911 Latin tchr & supt of schs, Hardy; 1914 interne Wise Memorial Hosp at Omaha, 1916 house phys; 1915- 17 prac med with uncle, Dr C C Moyer, Lincoln; 1919-30 indep med prac; 1930- specialist in internal med; mbr staff of internal med, Lincoln Gen & Bryan Memorial Hosps; lecturer on respiratory diseases, Lincoln Gen Hosp nurses training sch; during World War 1917-19 1st It, promoted to capt med corps, US army tuberculosis examiner, consultant base hosp Camp Lee Va, disch 1919; maj MORC 1919 until ret 1926; Amer Leg post 3; VP Lancaster Co Med Soc; Neb St Med Assn, chmn state med lib of neurology & records com; advisory chmn to Woman's aux; fellow AMA; FACP; fellow Amer Coll of Chest Phys; Lions; past pres Zodiac Club; Country Club; Uni Club; AF&AM 54; Scot Rite; Sesostris Shrine, Royal Order of Jesters; Westminster Presby Ch, elder; Rep; hobbies, photography, golf; off 1110 Sharp BIdg; res 2700 Stratford Ave, Lincoln.
MUELLER, HANS BERNHARDT: Pediatrician; b Gottingen, Germany Nov 21, 1893; s of Adolf Mueller-Franziska Hans; ed Gottingen Germany HS 1912; Georgia Augusta U, Gottingen, Germany 1919, MD 1920; Corps Teutonia, past secy; m Henny Rita Cramer Mar 31, 1926 Lincoln; s Walter Werner; d Anna Lee; 1920 with Children's Clinic, Landeshut Germany; 1921-22 asst prof children's diseases Cecilinhem, Hanover Germany; 1923 U of Gottingen, asst prof in pediatric clinic; 1923 came to Amer; 1923-25 instr in internal med, U of Mich; 1925- specialist in pediatrics & allergy, Lincoln; 1920 became naturalized citizen; staff mbr, St Elizabeth's & Bryan Memorial Hosps; during World War enl in German army Aug 1914, wounded twice in action, disch 1st lt med corps Oct 1919; Lancaster Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Neb-Ia Pediatric Soc; YMCA, mbr volley ball team; Cosmopolitan Club; pres German Round Table; BPOE 58; Grace Luth Ch; hobbies, fishing, hunting, gardening, photography; off 909 Stuart Bldg; res 4027 Holdrege, Lincoln.
MUFFLY, HAROLD BENTON: Attorney; b Arborville, Neb Aug 3, 1890; s of Samuel Fredrick Muffly-Mary M Sands; ed Neb Wes Acad 1909; Neb Wes, BA 1914; U of N, LLB 1916; Acacia; m Madge M Boyce June 7, 1922 Lincoln; s Robert Benton; d Helen Patricia; 1916-18 prac law, Lincoln; 1919 clk, First Natl Bank, University Place; 1919-20 salesman for Fed Trust Co, Lincoln; 1920-21 asst mgr Deertrail Loan Co, Deertrail Colo; 1921-26 prac law with O S Spillman, Pierce; 1926- prac law, Lincoln; 1916-18 University Place city atty; 1924-25 city atty, Pierce; during World War in ordnance corps US army, sgt Mar 4, 1918 to Feb 8, 1919, O/S 7 mos; Amer Leg post 3; Lincoln, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; Cornhusker Grange 367: AF&AM 227; Scot Rite, 32o; Sesostris Shrine: OES; Meth Ch; Rep, 1922-25 chmn Pierce Co Central Com; hobby, trees; off 1120 Federal Securities Bldg; res 4903 Leighton Ave, Lincoln.
MUIR, SARAH T: Head of High School English Department; b Racine, Wis; d of Daniel H Muir-Emma Annette Kenaston; ed Lincoln; U of N, BA, MA; Hillsdale Mich Coll; Theta Sigma Phi; Chi Delta Phi; Mortar Bd; Silver Serpent; 1916- head of English dept, Lincoln HS: 1925 first woman mbr Neb house of representatives, elec from 26th dist, also mbr 1933, speaker opening day of legislature in 1935; 1934-36 candidate for US congress; 1938 candidate for state supt of pub instruction; contributor articles to English Journal, Ednl Review, Intelligent Voter, Neb Ednl Journal, News Letter & other publications; listed in Amer Women; pres NSTA, pres dist 1 1930, mbr exec com 1936-40, 1934-37 chmn of state com for professional ethics of tchrs; elec to life membership in Nebraskana 1931; mbr advisory bd English Journal 1931-33; 1932-33 VP U of N Alumni Assn; mbr curriculum revision com Natl Coun of Tchrs of English, chmn Neb pub relations com 1932-40, past pres & dir Neb ch, mbr natl com to revise reading lists 1922; past pres Neb Coun of Tchrs of English, past dir, chmn pub relations com; mbr publicity com Neb Women's Ednl Club 1934, past pres; life mbr NEA since 1928, VP 1939, mbr legislative commission 1938-39, mbr evaluation com for Milwaukee conv 1940, mbr com on English 1924, chmn of com on ethics of profession 1925-29, caused to be accepted natl code of ethics for tchrs; Matinee Musicale; Wooden Spoon; Neb League of Women Voters, 1920, dir dist 1, speaker several years; mbr speakers bur Lincoln League of Women Voters, YWCA, Rep St Central Com & NSTA; AAUW, pres Lincoln branch 1910, 1911, & 1916; Neb Writers Guild, speaker; pres Lincoln Tchrs Assn & editor News Letter 1929-30, 1930-33 trustee; DAR, speaker; speaker for Central Dist Amer Physical Edn Assn at Omaha conv; hobbies, walking, reading; First Presby Ch; Rep; off Lincoln HS; res 1801 S 17th, Lincoln.
MULLOWNEY, EDMUND H: Bank Vice-President; b Lyndon Station, Wis Jan 15, 1875; s of James Mullowney-Ellen Quillnan; ed Albion HS 1893; m Mattie Sisson Apr 12, 1908 Columbus; s Vance E, Kenneth. S, Edmund H Jr; d Claire Evelyn (Mrs E M Slattery); 1893-95 emp in drug store, Albion; 1895-1907 with First Natl Bank, Albion; 1907-15 with Neb St banking dept, Lincoln; 1915-29 cash & VP City Natl Bank; 1928- cash, later VP First Natl Bank; 1895-1907 1st It NNG at Albion, later capt, & US inspecting ofcr; C of C; BPOE; Cath Ch; hobbies, athletics, fishing & hunting; off, First National Bank Bldg; res 1956 Prospect, Lincoln.
MUMBY, GEORGE HENRY: Grocer: b Saline Co, Neb Feb 24, 1881; s of George Mumby-Mary Wahl; ed Saline Co; Swanton HS 1898; York Coll 1898-99; m Emma A Truka July 23, 1900 Saline Co; s Ernest E, Wendell E; d Bernice M; while in HS worked in gen store for board & room, Swanton; 1899-1906 emp in gen store, Swanton; 1906-09 emp in H A Keehn Gen Store, Johnson; 1909-17 emp in F E Brown Gen Store, Crab Orchard; 1917-23 emp by Tourtelott & Barber Co, dept store, Sterling; 1923-31 owner & opr groc store, Lincoln: 1931- owner & opr groc store, Bennet; mbr town bd; past mbr Sterling sch bd; past mbr Crab Orchard town bd; Royal Highlanders; MWA; AF&AM 140; hobby, sports; father came from England to Amer 1877, settled in Saline Co 1879; res Bennet.
MUNGER, ARBOR DAY: Urologist; b, Elkader, Ia Apr 26, 1890; s of Simeon Rood Munger-Polly Ann Cain; ed Oelwein Ia HS 1907; U of N, BSc 1911, BA 1912; commd 2nd lt inf 1912; Columbia U, MD 1915; Phi Rho Sigma; m Olive Ruth Lucas 1915 Foster (dec Dec 1918); d Margaret Olive (Mrs Woodrow L Berge): m Catherine Louise Detter Jan 22, 1929 Omaha; s Robert D, James G; 1915-17 Interne Kings Co Hosp, New York City; June-Sept 1917 resident genitourinary surg, Bellevue Hosp, N Y; 1919- urologist, Lincoln; 1923 attending urologist, chief of section Lincoln Gen Hosp; 1926- urologist Bryan Memorial Hosp; 1931- consulting urologist US Veterans Hosp; lecturer on urinary tract diseases, U of N Coll of Med; author urological articles; during World War commd 1st it med corps US army 1917, detailed to special duty New York City, field training Fort Benjamin Harrison Ind, 77th div 308th inf Camp Upton, Long Island N Y; commd capt Apr 1918, base hosp 37, O/S, med ofcr British army until Armistice; tsfrd to Amer forces Brest France, commanding ofcr Amer mil hosp 21 Paignton England, disch capt June 1919 Camp Dix, N J; 1919 commd maj federalized NNG, org & comm 110th med regiment, resigned 1923, maj res med dept US army, resigned 1935: Amer Leg post 3, ch mbr; 40 & 8, past grand chef de gare; Lancaster Co Med Soc, past pres, past secy; Neb St & AMA; FACS; Amer Urological Assn, mbr exec com, past secy, past pres Southwestern Branch; diplomate Amer Bd of Urology; C of C; Uni Club; Country Club; Gun Club; AF&AM 19; Scot Rite, 32o; Sesostris Shrine; hobbies, golf, fishing, trap & skeet shooting, hunting; off 1015 Sharp Bldg-, res 2330 Woodscrest, Lincoln.
MUNGER, IRVIA CLARENCE: Physician & Surgeon; b Volga, Ia Mar 18, 1875; s of Simeon Rood Munger-Polly Ann Cain; ed Elkader Ia HS 1892; Lenox Coll La, BA 1905; Ill Med Coll, MD 1900; grad work Chicago Med Sch 1922; m Myrtie Ann Hatch July 14, 1898 Black Creek N Y; s Irvia Clarence Jr, Horace V; d Marguerite Maybelle (Mrs C B Millican); 1900 interne Ill Hosp, Chicago; 1900-05 prac med, Barneveld Wis; 1906-12 prac med, built hosp, Elmwood; 1912-17 sold Elmwood hosp, prac med, Cozad; 1917- prac med, Lincoln; attending surg Bryan Memorial & Lincoln Gen Hoops; has land ints in Neb & Colo, raises high grade cattle; owner cattle ranch, Thomas Co; during World War enl in US army med corps Fort Riley Kas Aug 27, 1917, 1st lt med res corps stationed Montgomery Ala & Augusta Ga, disch Feb 21, 1918; Lancaster Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; FACS: past mbr C of C; Uni Club; AF&AM 19; Scot Rite, 32o; Sesostris Shrine; First Chris Ch, chmn ofcl bd; Rep; hobby, ranching; father came from N Y to Ia; mother native of Ia; maternal grandfather came from Ireland to Ia at age 13; progenitor Nicholas Munger, landed in Conn July 1639; mbrs of family settled at present sites of Guilford, Madison & Mungertown took part in development of Conn & in Revolutionary War; off 916 Sharp Bldg; res 2919 S 27th, Lincoln.
MUNGER, THOMAS CHARLES: Judge; b Fletcher, Ohio July 7 1861; s of Samuel C Munger-Margaret M Ervin: ed Grinnell Ia Coll, 1881-83; Union Coll of Law, Chicago 1883-84; m Carrie A Case June 5, 1888 Cedar Falls Ia; s Alfred C; d Ruth (Mrs Thomas A James), Margaret (Mrs Don Mattison); 1885 adm to bar; 1896-97 mbr Neb legislature; 1897-1901 Lancaster Co, atty; 1907- US dist judge, Neb; Rep; off Federal Bldg; res 1745 E, Lincoln.
MUTZ, STERLING F: Attorney; b Burton, Neb Mar 31, 1888; s of Otto Mutz-Ella Porter Russell; ed Burton; Ainsworth; U of N, LLB 1911; 1910 1st pres Dem Club; PSTC; Phi Delta Phi; m Jessie Gontley Clarke Aug 8, 1917 Auburn; s Sterling F Jr; d Jessica; 1906-07 city editor Auburn Herald; 1911- prac law, Lincoln; 1916-17 city prosecuting atty; during World War, special Investigator US selective secret service dept; 1937-38 mbr Lincoln Bar Assn; 1939 mbr at large of exec coun Neb St Bar Assn; C of C; 1937-39 natl VP SAR, 1938-39 state pres; Amer Interprofessional Inst; Uni Club; Lincoln Country Club; Neb Art Assn; AF&AM, Scot Rite, 32o; WOW; Woodmen Circle; Ben Hur; life mbr Lincoln Garden Club; 1912-13 secy Lincoln Bryan Club; Episc Ch. mbr exec coun of 6th province synod, lay reader, mbr cathedral chapter, 1934-37 del from Neb to triennial conv in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Cincinnati; Dem, 1912-16 secy Lancaster Co Central Com, 1916-28 chmn, 1912 del to natl conv in Baltimore; hobbies, golf, collecting antiques, especially majolica & pressed glass; off 1304-6 Sharp Bldg; res 2249 Smith, Lincoln.
NEELY, JOHN MARSHALL: Physician; b Elmwood, Neb Sept 23, 1904; s of Dr John Marshall Neely Sr-Edna Perry; ed Lincoln HS 1923; U of N, BSc 1926, MD 1930; U of Minn; Alpha Sigma Phi; Nu Sigma Nu; m Mary F Barlow July 9, 1929 St Paul Minn; s John Marshall; d Mary Jean; interne Uni Hosp, Omaha 6 mos, Ancker Hosp, St Paul Minn 1 year; 1933- radiologist, Lincoln; 1938 instr in radiology at U of Mich; head of dept of radiology at Lincoln Gen & Neb Orthopedic Hoops, Lincoln; ACP; Lancaster Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Amer Soc of Clinical Pathology; Neb St Radiological Soc; Lincoln Pathology Club; Amer Assn of Med Museums; Jr C of C; Episc Ch; Rep; hobbies, music, photography; father came from Ind to Neb 1890, settled in Elmwood; off 1022 Sharp Bldg; res 3026 Puritan Ave, Lincoln.
NELSEN, MRS ORA MARIE: Designer & Shop Owner; b Hartington, Neb May 20, 1903; d of Morris Jorgensen-Matilda Rasmussen; ed Fremont; Midland Coll, 1922; special courses in designing, Woodbury Coll, Los Angeles Cal each summer; m Louis S Nelsen Nov 30, 1921 Omaha; s Dale Louis; while in coll, worked in tailoring shop of Herman Petersen; in chg of alterations, Model Cleaners; owner & opr Buttonhole Shop & Paris Cleaners, Lincoln; does work for clientele over entire nation, many former Lincoln residents; women's div C of C; Allen' s Girls' Orchestra; Redeemer Luth Ch, choir mbr; hobby, music; off 1242 M; res 2263 Sewell, Lincoln.
NELSON, ROBERT ANSELM: Attorney; b Worcester, Mass Nov 7, 1902; s of Anders G Nelson-Gerda Forsberg; ed Maddock N D HS 1924; N D Coll of Agr, Fargo; U of N; Delta Theta Phi; m Elizabeth Holcomb June 20, 1929 Lincoln (dec); s Robert A Jr, James A; 1921-24 clk for Cleveland Bros, gen store, Maddock N D; 1924-25 emp in various positions, Fargo N D; 1925-27 with R C Barnum Co, Cleveland O, hdqrs, Lincoln; 1928-30 traveling salesman for Swift & Co, Omaha; 1931-32 traveling salesman for United Petroleum Co, Omaha; 1932- prac law, Lincoln; 1939- asst atty gen of Neb; Executives Club; Lincoln Barristers Club; Lancaster Co & Neb St Bar Assns; VP Swedish-Amer Progressive Club; Grace Luth Ch, past trustee; Rep, chmn Lancaster Co Central Com; 1937 chmn Lancaster Co Y R Club; 1936 state pres Neb Borah for President Club; 1936 Lancaster Co chmn Rep Vols; hobbies, sports, travel; off State Capitol & 310 Federal Securities Bldg; res 2541 S 20th, Lincoln.
NEVINS, ARTHUR J: Attorney; b Fairfield, Neb Aug 23, 1908; s of Edgar L Nevins-Betha Jacobs; ed Grand Island HS 1926; U of N, BA, LLB 1932; Theta Xi; m Corinne Quimby July 28, 1933 Lincoln; d Sheridan Rae, Carolyn Marie; 1932- prac law, with R O Williams & I D Beynon; Lincoln Barristers Club; Lincoln & Neb St Bar Assns; C of C; First Christian Ch; Rep; hobby, tennis; off 920 Terminal Bldg; res 12201 Woodscrest Ave, Lincoln.
NEVIN, BERNARD F: Supervisor of Instrumental Music; b Exeter, Neb Apr 11, 1896; s of William Nevin-Lillian Nash; ed Exeter HS & U of N Tchrs Coll HS, Lincoln; LBC; U of N, BFA 1927; Northwestern U, MusM 1937; Phi Mu Alpha; Alpha Tau Omega; m Katheryn Knapp Sept 17, 1923 Council Bluffs Ia; s Ned, Bernard; 1924-25 music tchr, St Paul schs; 1927-30 music tchr, Fremont schs; 1930- supvr of instrumental music, Lincoln schs; toured US & Canada with Kilter's Band & Chautauqua Circuits; past conductor of Orpheum Theater orchestra, Lincoln; past conductor Lincoln Municipal Band; past conductor of Monahan Post Band of Amer Leg, Sioux City Ia, band won natl championship at Amer Leg conv in Chicago 1939; guest conductor of Sioux City Symphony Orchestra Nov 1939, at which time his composition, Fantasy, was performed; guest conductor Lincoln Symphony Orchestra 1938, at which time Fantasy was performed for first time in present instrumentation; has written other compositions, one performed by Lincoln HS orchestra 1929; Lincoln HS band & orchestras under his direction have won 1st place several times in Neb St music contests; during World War entered US army May 1918, stationed at Camp Dodge Ia, in France Aug 1918-May 30, 1919, saw action on Alsace & Metz fronts, disch June 1919; Lincoln Tchrs Assn; NSTA; NEA; Neb Music Educators Assn, VP of orchestra div; Natl Music Educators Assn; Presby Ch; Indep; hobbies, golf, instrumental composition; off South Administration Bldg; res 2764 Arlington, Lincoln.
NICKERSON, JAMES BRECKENRIDGE: Deputy Clerk of District Court; b Tonica, Ill Feb 10, 1874; s of Freeman Nickerson-Jane Breckenridge; ed Tonica Ill HS 1891; U of Mich 1896-97; Capitol City Comml Coll, Des Moines Ia 1900; m Bessie L Hitchcock Aug 19, 1901 Decorah Ia; s Page A, Paul F; 1891-98 emp in various vocations, Ill; 1898-1900 steno to supt of Independence Ia Hosp for the Insane; 1901 six mos, took depositions for atty representing Anti-Saloon League, Decorah Ia; 1901-05 steno & clk for UP & C&NW RRs, Omaha; 1905-06 steno & clk P O dept, Omaha; 1906-21 dep & chief dep US marshal, dist of Neb, Omaha; 1921-24 legal adviser & agt US probation dept, Omaha; 1924- dep clk of US dist court, Lincoln; Lancaster Co & Neb St Bar Assns; AF&AM 302; ch mbr RAM; Presby Ch; Rep, past del to state conv; hobby, reading; off Federal Bldg; res 1726 Lake, Lincoln.
NOBLE, HIBBERT W: Associate General Agent of Insurance Co; b Lagrange, O Apr 4, 1866; s of William W Noble-Lucinda Miller; ed Lagrange & Oberlin O; m Nellie Northrop May 30, 1899 Bowling Green O; s Harold, M, Myron D; sch tchr in Ohio; 1900- with New England Mutual Life Ins Co, of Boston Mass, hdqrs Lincoln, gen agt 1914-35, assoc gen agt since 1935; Kiwanis, trustee; C of C; Uni Club; past pres 5 years YMCA, pres bd of trustees; SAR; AF&AM 19; Scot Rite, 32o; Sesostris Shrine; First Bapt Ch, pres of state conv, tchr adult SS class; hobby, fishing; off Federal Trust Bldg; res 3030 Sheridan Blvd, Lincoln.
NORRIS, FERRIS W: Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering; b Beemer, Neb Dec 4, 1894; s of L L Norris-Nancy Jane Farran; ed Beemer HS; U of N, BSc 1916, MSc 1925, EE 1927; Sigma Xi; Sigma Tau; m
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