Who's Who in Nebraska - Douglas County


NEGenWeb Project - Douglas County
Who's Who in Nebraska, 1940


Abbott - Baldrige Greenberg - Hibben Noyes - Pratt
Baldwin - Bradshaw Hickey - Jelen Prime - Ruf
Brandeis - Cheek Jensen - G. Kroeger Rumelhart - Skow
Chesire - E. Davis R. Kroeger - McCotter Skutt - Talbot
H. Davis - Epsen McCoun - Mehrens Talley - Welch
Epperson - Green Meile - Norton Wellman - Zuercher

in Nebraska



ha Assn; IOOF; BPOE; Ben Hur AF&AM, Shrine; Woodmen Circle; WOW; First Meth Ch; Dem; mbr Douglas Co Central Com; chmn City Central Com, Little Rock Ark; hobbies, fishing, reading, genealogy; off Insurance Bldg; res 102 S 51st Ave, Omaha.

   BRANDEIS, GEORGE: President Dry Goods Co; b Lieben, Austria Aug 4, 1869; s of Leopold Brandeis- Caroline ___; ed Vienna Austria HS; m Mary Rogers Feb 14, 1905 Chicago Ill; 1880-1913 gen mgr Boston Store, Chicago Ill; 1913- pres J L Brandeis & Sons, Omaha; 1913- pres Brandeis Investment Co, Omaha; pres & owner Central Land & Cattle Co; Ak-Sar-Ben org com to build exposition grounds, 1931 king, chm of horse show com of stock show; dir Union Stockyards Co; dir Omaha National Bank; C of C; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Field Club; South Shore Country Club, Chicago Ill; Chicago Athletic Assn; Uni Club, Lincoln, hon mbr; hobbies, horses, ranch, farming; off Brandeis Store; res 6412 Dodge, Omaha.

   BRANDT, EMELIA H: Physician & Surgeon; b Fergus Falls, Minn Mar 20, 1881; d of Henry Hanigsen-Christine Traeger; ed Fergus Falls Minn HS; Moorhead Minn Normal; Fremont Normal; BA, PhG; U of N, MD 1918; Nu Sigma Phi; m Henry F Brandt Aug 6, 1903 Fergus Falls, Minn; 1902-08 rural sch tchr, Minn; 1918-19 interne, Neb Meth Hosp; 1919 pub health lecturer natl YWCA & govt; 1920- priv med prac, Omaha; specialist in internal med; 1 of 3 founders Omaha Symphony Orchestra, first concert May 9, 1924; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Neb Soc of Med Women, pres 1923-24; Amer Med Womens Assn, treas Neb branch; past bd mbr C of C, past pres women's div; YWCA; Coll Club; OES; First Meth Ch; hobbies, music, art, gardening; off Medical Arts Bldg; res 4343 Charles, Omaha.

   BRAUN, EDNA PAULINE: Nurse & University Department Supervisor; b Chicago, Ill Jan 26, 1893; d of Conrad Braun-Elizabeth Braun; ed Chicago HS 1911; Presby Hosp Sch of Nursing, Chicago; Columbia U, New York City; 1916-19 out-patient nurse in obstetrical dept, Rush Med Coll, Chicago; 1919-22 asst to obstetrician, Chicago; 1922-24 supvr obstetrical dept Butterworth hosp Grand Rapids Mich; 1926-28 emp in Maternity Center Assn, Brooklyn N Y; 1929-32 asst to obstetrician, Chicago; 1932- supvr out-patient obstetrical dept, U of N Coll of Med; Amer Nurses Assn; Amer Pub Health Nursing Assn; League of Nursing Edn; Quota Club; Omaha Walking Club; hobby, hiking; parents born in Germany & emigrated to Chicago; off U of N, Call of Med; res Conkling Hall, Omaha.

   BREMERS, HENRY JOHN: Attorney; b Fremont, Neb Sept 18, 1887; s of Henry John Bremers-Anna B Meyer; ed Fremont HS 1904; Armour Inst of Technology, Chicago, BSc 1910; Creighton U, LLB 1919; m Dorothy A Thompson Dec 27, 1913 Denver; s Harold H; d Marian E; 1910-12 asst water & light commr, Fremont; 1912-13 1st water & light commr of David City, installed light & water plant & electrolier system; 1913-14 reporter, Omaha World Herald; 1914-16 emp by trade magazines; 1919- prac law, Omaha; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; Omaha Engrs Club; Square & Compass Club AF&AM 303, jr warden; York Rite; Tangier Shrine; Westminster Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, reading, fishing, hunting, tennis; off 709 Keeline Bldg; res 3326 Hickory, Omaha.

   BRINKER, HOWARD R: Bishop; b Nashotah, Wis Oct 20, 1893; s of Henry Brinker-Anna Margaret Parsons; ed Oconomowoc Wis HS; Howe Sch; St John's Mil Acad; Phillips Brooks Acad; U of Penn: Philadelphia Divinity Sch, DD, PDS; m Winifred Larsons 1934 Gary Ind; d Mary Anna; 6 years rector Christ Ch, Douglas Wyo; 17 years rector St Barthelomew's Episc Ch, Chicago Ill; 1933 dean Chicago, south deanery; 2 years chmn dept of ways & means, 10 years chmn dept of missions & ch extn, 1 year chmn publicity, 3 years chmn & founder of Architectural Guild; 1940- bishop of Neb, consecrated at Trinity Cathedral, Omaha; Uni Club, Chicago; AF&AM; IOOF; hobby, golf; off 301 Elks Bldg; res 5124 Izard, Omaha.

   BRITT, CORNELIUS WILLIAM: Retired: b Detroit, Mich Oct 29, 1864; s of Cornelius Britt-Bridget Deegan; ed Detroit HS 1882; priv tutor, Latin, German; Vet's Acad of Music; studied law under Judge Samuel T Douglas, Detroit Mich; 1888 adm to Mich bar; 1882-92 prac law Detroit, 1891-92 asst city prosecutor; 1894-97 priv law prac, Omaha; 1897 city prosecutor, Omaha; 1898-1912 priv law prac; 1912-16 judge of justice court; 1916-19 judge of municipal court; 1919 candidate for Douglas Co atty; 1919-36 priv law prac; 1936- ret; during World War head of speakers bur, ARC; FOE 38, past worthy pres; KP 1, past chancellor & grand lodge representative; hobbies, music, ritualistic lodge work; res Victoria Hotel, Omaha.

   BRODKEY, ABE H: Contractor; b Sioux City, Ia Mar 29, 1901; s of Max Brodkey-Rose Baron; ed Sioux City Central HS; U of Mich, BSc; Phi Sigma Delta; m Bernice Kulakofsky Dec 30, 1924 Kansas City; d Shirley Marilyn, Marjorie Mae; 1923-24 architect with Colby & Westerland, Sioux City Ia; 1924-25 architect with Davinson Bros Co, Sioux City; 1925 mbr firm Singer & Brodkey Co, contr, Sioux City Ia; 1925- contr, Omaha; Assoc Gen Contractors of Amer; ch Neb Omaha Builders Exchange; Comm Chest; C of C, Jewish Comm Center, Highland Country Club; B'nai B'rith; Temple Israel; Dem; hobbies, volley ball, bowling, golf, ice skating, photography; off 611 Brandeis Bldg; res 750 N Fairacres Rd, Omaha.

   BROGAN, FRANCIS ALBERT: Retired; b Dewitt, Ia Dec 6, 1860; s of Francis Brogan-Anne Cummin; ed St Benedict's Coll, Atchinson Kas; Georgetown Coll, BA 1883; Harvard Coll, LLB 1885; m Maude Perley Oct 17, 1888 Emporia Kas; s Albert Perley, Maurice Perley; 1885 adm to Kas bar, 1885-86 prac law with C N Sterry, Emporia Kas; 1886-88 local atty for AT&SF RR, Emporia Kas; 1888-1918 prac law, Omaha, 1918-19 ptr in law firm Brogan & Ellick; 1919-29 ptr in Brogan, Ellick & Raymond; 1929-33 ptr Brogan, Ellick & Van Dussen; 1933-36 ptr in Brogan, Ellick & Shoemaker; 1936- ret; mbr Omaha sch bd 1916-20; 1896 chmn Businessmen's Sound Money League of Omaha; 1914, campaigned for woman suffrage, 1916 campaigned for prohibition; Omaha Bar Assns, pres 1905; Neb St Bar Assn, pres 1909; Amer Bar Assn, VP Neb ch 1905; 1920 org Palimpsest Club, secy; C of C, pres 1920; helped org Friends of Art Soc; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; Ak-Sar-Ben mbr since orgn; Rep; hobby, travel; res 516 N 51st, Omaha.

   BROME, CLINTON: Attorney; b Norfolk, Neb Nov 27, 1884; s of Harrison Crosby Brome-Elizabeth Thompson; ed Omaha Central HS; Creighton U, LLB 1908; m Alletta Bogel Stewart Dec 30, 1911 Omaha: 1908-09 & 1914-18 prac law with father, Brome & Brome; 1909-14 mbr law firm Brome, Ellick & Brome, Omaha; 1919-28 ptr law firm Brome & Ramsey, Omaha; 1928-31 mbr law firm Brome, Thomas, Ramsey & McGurie; 1931-32 mbr Brome, Thomas & McGuire, 1992-39 Brome & Thomas, 1939- Brome, Smith & Feidler, Omaha; 1911-13 asst city atty, Omaha; during World War commd capt, later maj 6th NNG, Aug 1917 ent US army, Camp Cody N M, disch Oct 1918; Amer Leg post 1, past comm 1926, natl exec committeeman of Neb; Douglas Co Bar Assn; Neb St Bar Assn, mbr exec coun 3 years; Amer Bar Assn; C of C; Pro Tem Club; Rep; hobby, outdoor recreation; off 324 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 3506 Woolworth Ave, Omaha.

   BROWN, ALFRED JEROME: Physician & Surgeon; b New York City, N Y; Aug 27, 1878; s of Edward Flint Browm-Eleanor Bonney; ed New York City HS; Yale U, BA 1899; Columbia U Med Sch, MD 1903; m Grace Elting Overton July 11, 1906 Plainfield N J; d Eleanor Bonney (Mrs Lyle Downing), Katherine Frances (Mrs Walter Wood Pyper); 1906-18 prac med, New York: 1909-18 anatomy instr, Columbia U; 1919- prac med & head of dept of surgery U of N, Coll of Med, Omaha; div surg C&NW RR, dist surg CStPM&O RR, local surg Milwaukee RR, consulting surg MoP RR; certified by Amer Ed of Surgery; during World War enl May 1917 in USN; Oct 1917 head surg army debarkation hosp, Staten Island; chief surg evacuation hosp, France, 40th div, disch 1919; pres Phys Health Assn of Omaha, Douglas Co Med Soc, censor; Neb St & AMA; ASC; Western Surgical Assn, treas; Amer Assn of Surgery Trauma; Amer Assn of Anatomists; Amer Surgical Assn; Omaha Athletic Club; Kiwanis, dist trustee; Omaha Club; Presby Ch; hobby, surgical history; off 1618 Medical Arts Bldg; res 3431 Hawthorne Ave, Omaha.

   BROWN, ARTHUR GARFIELD: Lodge Secretary; b York, Neb Aug 28, 1881; s of George S Brown-Marion A Foster; ed York HS 1903, mbr football team; m Eva Faye Burke Aug 31, 1905 Lincoln (dec); s Arthur B; d Lucille (Mrs L A Bocherding), Helen F (Mrs C G McElroy), Mary Jeannette (Mrs Harold H Mitchell), Betty Mae, JoAnna B; 1903 football coach, York HS; 1905-07 with law firm Morris & Standeven, Hobart Okla; 1907-11 in lbr div, Imperial



Who's Who

Elevator Co, Minneapolis Minn: 1911-13 homesteaded, Williston N D; 1913-15 with Mutual Life Ins Co of N Y, Omaha; 1916-19 mdse div mgr, Omaha branch, Crown & Seal Co; 1919-27 sales & credit mgr Whistle Bottling Co; 1928- gen secy Scot Rite, Valley of Omaha, Orient of Neb; 1903-05 sgt Co A, 1st Neb inf, NNG York, 2 1/2 years, disch; secy Scot Rite Cathedral Assn; secy Scot Rite Low Twelve Club; secy-treas Scot Rite relief bd of Neb; AF&AM 11, past master; Tangier Shrine, pres of Arab patrol, 33o; played semi-professional baseball in Neb & N D; Congl Ch; hobby, woodworking; off Scot Rite Temple; res 6322 N 33rd, Omaha.

   BROWN, GILBERT SILAS: Attorney; b Mendota, Ill July 2, 1879; s of Loring W Brown-Martha Ann Cashman; ed Lincoln Normal 1900; U of N, LLB 1914; m Catherine Priscilla Alden June 26, 1914 Mitchell S D; s John Alden, Albert Loring; m Marion Elizabeth Marsh June 11, 1937 Auburn; 1914 adm to Neb bar; 1914-17 prac law, Lincoln; 1919-20 in fruit bus, North Platte; 1923- prac law with William J Hotz & Ralph Coad, Omaha; during World War enl 1st OTC 1917, 1918 O/S disch Aug 14, 1919 Camp Dodge Ia, lt col US res corps; Amer Leg post 1, chmn amusement assn 1933-38; Douglas Co & Neb St Bar Assns; dir YMCA; AF&AM 303; Calvary Baptist Ch; Rep; hobby, flowers; off 1530-38 City National Bank Bldg; res 4314 Decatur, Omaha.

   BROWN, LESTER HARLAN: Veterinarian; b Keosauqua, Ia Jan 14, 1897; s of Ora Harlan Brown-Anna Wilson; ed Stockport Ia HS; Parsons Coll 1917; Ia State Coll, DVM 1923; m Helen Morris Apr 12, 1918 Burlington Ia; d Lois Margaret, Joyce Maureen; 1923- veterinarian, Elkhorn; Douglas Co Med Milk Assn veterinarian; during World War pharmacists mate, med corps, Great Lakes naval training station Camp Maine N J, Norfolk Va, disch June 20, 1919; past comm Amer Leg, post 58; Neb St Veterinary Med Assn; mbr Douglas Co Fair bd; Comml Club, pres; AF&AM 102; KP; Luth Ch; hobby, raising livestock; res Elkhorn.

   BROWN, NORRIS: Attorney & Ex-Senator; b Jackson Co, Ia May 2, 1863; s of William H Brown-Eliza A Phelps; ed Jefferson Ia Acad; U of Ia BA 1883, MA 1886; Beta Theta Pi; m Lula K Beeler 1885 (dec 1926); d Lucille Mrs R. H. Bailey), June (Mrs F A Jones); m Anna L Howland Jan 5, 1927 Omaha (dec Dec 24, 1937); adm to Neb bar 1883; 1885-98 prac law Kearney; 1898-1904 Buffalo Co atty; 1904-06 Neb atty gen; 1906-13 US sen; 1913- prac law, Omaha; Douglas Co & Neb St Bar Assn; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Club; AF&AM; York Rite; life mbr Shrine; hobby, golf; off 1130 City National Bank Bldg; res Blackstone Hotel, Omaha.

   BROWN, ROBERT ROGER: Clergyman; b Dagus Mines, Penn Oct 19, 1885; s of William M Brown-Elizabeth M Rogers; ed Penn; Missionary Training Inst N Y, DD; m Mary Swihart Jan 1, 1911 Beaver Falls Penn; s Robert S; d Margaret Lola, Jean M; pastor Penn & Chicago; 1923 broadcast first non-denominational radio service in Amer; minister of radio congregation, station WOW; Chris & Missionary Alliance, supt western dist; identified with World Wide Missionary Alliance 25 years; founded & built Omaha Gospel Tabernacle; during World War registered govt speaker, recd certificate of recognition; hon mbr C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; YMCA; hobbies, music, athletics; off 2006 Douglas; res 318 S 49th Ave, Omaha.

   BROWN, RODMAN M: Chief Engineer of Building Department; b St Catharines, Ontario, Canada Oct 18, 1874; s of Calvin E Brown-Helen B Benson; ed St Catharines, Ontario HS; U of Toronto, Sch of Practical Science; Phi Kappa Sigma; m Mabel Benson June 6, 1900 Chicago Ill; s Rodman M Jr; d Helen M (Mrs John W Townsend), Mary Louise (Mrs Thomas J Greene); 1894-95 bridge engr for George S Morison; 1895-99 emp by John S Metcalf Co, grain elevator engrs & builders; 1899-1902 bridge engr & designer for J W Schaub & C L Strobel, Chicago; 1902-06 engr & designer for John S Metcalf Co, Chicago; 1906-07 contr; 1908-12 engr & salesman William M Hough Co Chicago; 1912-19 emp in bldg dept, city of Omaha; 1919-22 mgr George W Stiles Construction Co, Omaha; 1922-23 priv consulting engr; 1923-32 designing engr for John Latenser & Sons, architects; 1933- chief engr, bldg dept, city of Omaha; AF&AM 1; BPOE 39; OES 249; hobby, fruit culture; off City Hall; res 6719 Florence Blvd, Omaha.

   BRUETT, WILLIAM FREDERICK: Secretary Brewing Co; b Omaha, Neb Feb 26, 1889; s of William Frederick Bruett-Jennie Rosenzweig; ed Omaha HS 1908; m Rae Troup Dec 14, 1914 Fremont; d Pauline Rae, Dorothy Jean; 1909-11 emp by First Natl Bank of Omaha; 1911-35 emp by US Natl Bank of Omaha; 1919-21 secy-treas, Hamilton Motor Co, Omaha; 1933-36 emp by pub improvement dept, city of Omaha; 1936-37 asst secy, Fontenelle Brewing Co, Omaha, 1937- secy Metz Brewing Co; enl 1913 NNG Co C, during Mexican border trouble 1916 2nd lt; during World War aerial observer & 1st lt Co C, 127th field arty, Fort Sill Okla, O/S 10 mos, on front in 168th aero squadron, France, disch 1919; maj field arty res, past comm Amer Leg; past pres Omaha ch ROA; Mil Order of World War; VFW; past pres Omaha ch Amer Inst of Banking; Omaha Bus Leaders; Co-operative Club; Triangle Club; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; C of C; Better Omaha Club; past patron, AF&AM; OES; Meth Ch; Rep; 1934 Candidate for Douglas Co treas, hobbies, horseback riding & saddle horses; off 210 Hickory; res 318 N 33rd, Omaha.

   BRUMBAUGH, EMMET STEWART: Attorney; b Cass Co, Ind Nov 13, 1888; s of Theodore E Brumbaugh-Minnie McMeans; ed Logansport Ind HS; DePauw U 1908-09; U of Ind, BA 1912, LLB 1913; Phi Delta Phi; in Maud Gray Mar 23, 1918 Brooklyn N Y; d Lucille Gray; 1914 adm to Neb bar; 1914-37 mbr law firm Gray & Braumbaugh, Omaha.; 1937- mbr law firm Harley G Moorhead & Henry F Pedersen, Omaha; during World War auditor of master's accounts, emergency fleet corp, US shipping bd, New York City 1918-19; pres Omaha Bar Assn 1938-39, mbr exec com since 1939; Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; U of Ind Alumni Assn, secy Omaha ch; Ak-Sar-Ben; BPOE 39, exalted ruler 1934; KP; First Presby Ch, elder; Rep; off 306-07 Patterson Block; res 514 S 51st Ave, Omaha.

   BRUNER, JOHN C: Department Superintendent Utilities District; b. Oakdale, Neb Sept 24, 1886; s ofWallace H Bruner-___; ed Oakdale & Omaha; m Erin May Brown 1908 Omaha; s John R, Maynard E; d Dorothy Eugene, Maxine Beatrice; 1907- with Metropolitan Utilities Dist of Omaha, 1907-20 mechanic, 1920- fitter, later supt of installation, servicing & distribution; Security Benefit Assn; past ofcr of local & grand lodge of Royal Arcanum; hobbies, work, football; off 20th & Center, Service Bldg; res 2805 Crown Point Ave, Omaha.

   BRYSON, NEWTON RAY: Livestock Commissioner; b Clarington, O Apr 5, 1879; s of John Bryson-Lydia Hess; ed Thayer Co; m Nellie Garlow Feb 5, 1902 Omaha; d Virginia (Mrs Wallace C Pollard), Kathryn (Mrs M C Hobbs); 1886- in livestock commission bus, Omaha; AF&AM 184, Scot Rite, Tangier Shrine; BPOE; Chris Ch; Rep; off Livestock Exchange Bldg; res 210 N 55th, Omaha.

   BUCHANAN, CHARLES COE: Owner of Advertising Agency; b Omaha, Neb Dec 8, 1890; s of James Monroe Buchanan-Nellie Robbins: ed Omaha HS 1909; U of N, LLB 1913, bus mgr Daily Nebraskan 1911-13; Phi Kappa Psi; m Gretchen Williamson Mar 14, 1915 Lincoln; s James Coe; 1913-15 emp in advertising dept, Omaha Bee; 1915-18 emp in advertising dept, Omaha Daily News; 1918-22 VP Warfield Advertising Co; 1922- ptr of Lyman H Thomas in Buchanan-Thomas Advertising Agcy. Omaha; handles accounts of Butternut Coffee, Storz Beer, Fairmont Creamery, Haskins Bros Soap, Omaha Natl Bank, Cushman Motor Co of Lincoln, Frank Rose Mfg Co of Hastings, Glass Cloth Co of Bladen, Otoe Foods Products of Nebraska City, Cornhusker Hybrid Corn Waterloo; Omaha Advertising Club, past pres 1927-28; mbr Advertising Fedn of Amer since 1918; C of C; AF&AM; Episc Ch; Indep; hobbies, hunting, fishing; grandfather came from Ohio to Otoe Co & homesteaded 1868; off 412 S 19th; res 108 S 49th Ave, Omaha.

   BUCK, EARL K: Store President; b Watkins, Ia May 22, 1886; s of John M Buck-Jennie R Kelly; ed Omaha; Boyles Bus Coll; m Louise Shipperolt June 6, 1916 Omaha; s Richard E; 1902-06 bkkpr Kirkendall Shoe Co, Omaha; 1906-23 traveling salesman for Johansen Brothers Shoe Co; 1923- owner & pres Buck's Booterie; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; Omaha Country Club; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM 1; Scot & York Rites; Tangier Shrine; RAM; R&SM; hobbies, hunting, fishing, golf; off 709 Barker Bldg; res 621 S 37th, Omaha.

   BUCKLAND, MRS HELEN LANSING: Bookkeeper; b Wilber, Neb June 9, 1882; d of William Grainger Hastings-Lizzie H Hackley; ed Wilber HS 1897; Doane Coll, BA 1901; LBS 1905-06; m George E Buckland Mar


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19, 1914 Lincoln; d Laura Elizabeth, Irene Louise, Ruth Ann; 1902-05 tchr, Madrid, Exeter & Bloomington; 1906-10 bkkpr, later cash, Comml Bank of Grant; 1910 Perkins Co supt of schs, 6 mos; 1910-14 steno, later auditor, Neb St Bank, Lincoln; 1914-36 homemaker on farm; 1936- bkkpr, Sommers Groc Co, Omaha; past publicity chmn PTA; past pres & treas Social Settlement Assn of Omaha; past pres & treas Woodson Center; Comm Chest; Omaha Coll Club; past chmn Edul Round Tables; hobbies, literature & reading; off 4820 Dodge; res 116 N 41st, Omaha.

   BUFFETT, ERNEST P: Grocer; b Omaha, Neb Feb 3, 1877; s of Sidney Buffett-Evelyn Ketcham; ed Omaha HS; m Henrietta Duval Mar 21, 1898 Omaha; s Clarence (dec), George, Howard, Fred; d Alice Ruth; 1895-1915 with father in groc; 1915- mgr Buffett & Son, groc; 1920 pres Omaha Retail Grocers Assn; 1933-34 pres Neb Retail Mchts Assn; 1934-35 pres Rotary; 1933 dir & 1934-35 mbr exec com, C of C; chmn camp property of BSA, Fremont; VP Neb Humane Soc; AF&AM; Dundee Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, fishing, young people; father (dec) in groc bus 58 years; res 671 N 57th Ave, Omaha.

   OUNCE, PAUL FAY: General Traffic Manager Telephone Co; b Caledonia, Minn Aug 1, 1882; s of Albert Poe Bunce-Florence Barnard; ed Minneapolis Minn HS; U of Minn, EE 1906; Zeta Psi; m Harriet Black Oct 12, 1915 Fargo N D; s Paul, Bill; 1906-09 engr for tele Co, Minneapolis; 1909-26 dist traffic supt & traffic mgr, Fargo N D; 1926- gen traffic mgr Northwestern Bell Tele Co, Omaha; during World War ent U S army Aug 1917, capt Co E 408th teleg batt AEF, disch June 1919; Omaha Engrs Club; Happy Hollow Club; past mbr C of C; Ad-Sell League; past pres Kiwanis; pres YMCA; BSA, Covered Wagon area coun mbr; AF&AM; First Presby Ch, gen chmn BSA activities; hobbies, golf, fishing, boy's work; off 1112 Telephone Bldg; res 109 South 50th Ave, Omaha.

   BURBANK, FORREST B: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb June 7, 1909; s of Byron G Burbank-Jane Brown; ed Central HS, Omaha; Harvard U, BA 1931; Creighton U, LLB 1934; m Margaret Hurd June 9, 1934 Council Bluffs Ia; d Jane; 1934- with father in law firm, Burbank & Burbank, Omaha; Neb St Bar Assn; Omaha Country Club; Episc Ch; Rep; YR Club, ward pres; hobbies, golf, photography; off 724 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 3846 Cass, Omaha.

   BURGESS, CHARLOTTE: Director School of Nursing; b Vermilion, S D Oct 22, 1870; d of Lyman Burgess-Carrie Lau; ed Vermilion S D HS; U of Wis, PhB 1892; Ill Training Sch for Nurses, Chicago 1904; 1897-1901 HS tchr, Sioux City Ia; 1904-14 ednl dir, asst & acting dir Ill Training Sch for Nurses, Chicago; 1917- dir U of N School of Nursing; 1904- active mbr professional orgs dist, state & natl; during World War O/S 1915-16; Altrusa; AAUW; U of Wis & Ill Training Sch for Nurses Alumni Assns; Congl Ch; off Uni Hosp; res Conklin Hall, Omaha.

   BURKE, DONALD J: Executive Vice-President Poultry Remedies Co; b Council Bluffs, Ia. Feb 25, 1891; s of Finley Burke-Parthenia Jefferis; ed Creighton Prep; Creighton U, LLB 1912; Delta Theta Phi; m Ivy Lee Aug 18, 1917 Omaha; s Joseph Lee; d Mary Catherine, Margaret; 1912-17 with Henry Monshy in law prac, Omaha; 1919-28 prof of law, Creighton U; 1928- exec VP George H Lee Co, Omaha; during World War in 350th & 349th inf, 88th div, 23rd Inf of 2nd div AEF, O/S Aug 18, 1918-Aug 1919, 1st lt; Amer Leg post 1, mbr exec com; VFW 247; Neb Bar Assn; secy Rotary; dir & mbr exec com, C of C; Creighton U Alumni Assn; father (dec) atty in Council Bluffs Ia 25 years; off 1115 Harney; res 3620 Lincoln Blvd, Omaha.

   BURKE, EDWARD RAYMOND: United States Senator; b Running Water, S D Nov 28, 1880; s of Patrick Dorsey Burke-Mary Nolan; ed Beloit Wis Coll, BA 1906; Harvard U, LLB 1911; m Henrietta Flinn Dec 28, 1911 DeKalb Ill; d Beatrice Barbara; 1911 adm to Neb Bar. 1911- prac law, Omaha; 1933-36 mbr from 2nd Neb dist in 73rd US Congress; 1935-41 US sen; 1927-31 pres Omaha bd of edn; 1926-27 pres Omaha Bar Assn; Neb St Bar Assn; Amer Bar Assn, mbr gen coun 1928-32; Congl Ch; Dem; off 1300 First National Bank Bldg; res 6129 Florence Blvd, Omaha.

   BURKE, JAMES ROBINSON: Secretary-Treasurer Sand & Gravel Corporation; b Lathrop, Mo July 6, 1884; s of Henry Elgin Burke-Alberta McKee; ed Sabetha Kas HS 1902; m Blanche Stamp Dec 24, 1904 Macon Mo; s John C; 1902-20 emp in freight dept CB&Q & NP RRs; 1920-27 in chg of traffic Lyman-Richey Sand & Gravel Corp, Omaha, 1929-88 secy, 1938- secy-treas; instrumental in securing train load ratings on sand & gravel in Neb; Bapt Ch, mbr & chmn of bd 12 years; hobbies, fishing, hunting, woodwork; off 1119 Omaha Natl Bank Bldg; res 2562 Titus, Omaha.

   BURKENROAD, LESLIE L: Furrier; b Omaha, Neb Sept 11, 1893; s of Max Burkenroad-Flora Schuhl; ed Central HS, Omaha 1913; U of N; m Sylvia Fox Feb 13, 1925 Omaha; d Patricia Elan; 1919-24 asst gen mdse mgr, Brandeis Store, Omaha; 1925-29 furrier, ladies ready-to-wear shop; 1929-30 furrier, Orkins Store, Omaha; 1930- furrier, Omaha; during World War enl Sept 1917 in Co B 341st machine gun batt, O/S 9 mos, recd croix de guerre, disch Mar 19, 1919; Amer Leg; VFW; Natl Furriers Assn; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben mbr since 1919; capt Comm Chest; mbr 10 years; Highland Country Club, treas; Neb Good Roads Assn; Midwest Amateur Athletic Union of Omaha; Temple Israel; Rep; hobby sports; off 1519 Farnam; res 113 S 50th, Omaha.

   BURKET, EARL HASKELL: Funeral Director; b Omaha, Neb Oct 14, 1888; s of Henry Kennedy Burket-Ella Maria Haskell; ed Central HS Omaha 1909; U of N; Colgate U, Hamilton N Y; Delta Kappa Epsilon; m Harriet Copley Mar 21, 1917 Omaha; s Copley; 1910-11 with H F Cady Lbr Co. Omaha; 1911-14 emp by Burgess Granden Co, lighting fixtures, Omaha; 1914-22 with father in H K Burket & Son Funeral Chapel, estab in Creston Ia 1876 & Omaha 1883, 1922- owner & opr; Omaha & Natl Funeral Dirs Assns; mbr region 8 Sea Scout com & bd mbr Covered Wagon coun BSA; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Family Welfare Assn, bd mbr; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; Rotary; C of C; Pro Tem Club, secy; AF&AM 268; RAM 7; York & Scot Rites; KT; Tangier Shrine; First Bapt Ch; Rep; hobbies, woodcraft & sail boating; off 3405 Farnam; res 431 N 38th Ave, Omaha.

   BURKLEY, FRANK J: President Envelope & Printing Co; b Omaha, Neb Oct 24, 1857; s of Vincent Burkley-Theresa Stelzer; ed Omaha HS; m Anna M Burkley Oct 24, 1888 Chillicothe Ohio; d Agnes Marian (Mrs J M Harding), Mary (Mrs Lawrence Brinker); 1875-79 with father in clothing bus, Omaha; 1879-91 supvr eastern advertising & bus mgr, World Herald, Omaha; 1891-38 in bus with brother Harry V; 1938- pres Burkley Envelope & Printing Co; author The Faded Frontier 1935; past pres Bankers B & L Assn; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; Sons of Omaha; St Cecelia's Cath Ch; Dem; father came to Omaha in 1856, oprd 1st clothing store in Omaha; res 138 N 38th Ave, Omaha.

   BURKLEY, HARRY VINCENT JR: Printer & Lithographer; b Omaha Neb Feb 24, 1899; s of Harry Vincent Burkley Sr-Angela Wickham; ed Creighton HS; Creighton U, BA 1921; while in HS & coll emp by uncle & father in Burkley Envelope & Printing Co of Omaha, 1921-39 salesman, later secy & dir; 1939- owner & opr Harry V Burkley Jr Service Bur, Omaha; during World War 2nd lt, Fort Sheridan Ill & Fort Benjamin Harrison, disch 1918; Amer Leg post 1; Assoc Industries of Neb; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; KC; St Mary Magdalenes Cath Ch; hobbies, football, baseball; off 1804 Dodge, res Hotel Logan, Omaha.

   BURKLEY, ROBERT WICKHAM: Secretary-Treasurer Envelope & Printing Co; b Omaha, Neb Jan 20, 1901; s of Harry Vincent Burkley-Angela Wickham; ed Omaha HS; Creighton U, BA 1922; Alpha Sigma Nu; m Martha R Bradford June 12, 1928 Omaha; s Alfred V, David P, B Owen; 1922- with father in Burkley Envelope & Printing Co, Omaha, treas many years & since father's death, secy; Omaha Club; hobby, studying history of later Roman Empire; off 417 S 12th; res 102 S 50th Ave, Omaha.

   BURRELL, MRS. MARY CLELAND: Educator; b Holdrege, Neb Dec 20, 1900; d of Joseph P Cleland-Effie Geddes; ed Omaha Central HS; Omaha U; Oberlin Coll, BA 1920; grad work Omaha U; Sigma Chi Omicron, past pres; m Gustav A Burrell Dec 25, 1930 Omaha; 1920-80 tchr primary grades in Omaha schs, later kindergarten dir; 1930- part-time tchr; during World War 1917-18 in canteen service, Fort Omaha; League of Women Voters; AAUW; Tchrs Forum; Childhood Edn Assn; NSTA; NEA; PEO; YWCA; Chris Set Ch;



Who's Who

Rep; hobbies, tennis, football, flowers, garden; res 4103 Lafayette Ave, Omaha.

   BUSCH, ALBERT R: Manager & President Printing Co; b Columbus, Ind Dec 7, 1886; s of Reinold Busch-Elizabeth Craig; ed Central HS, Omaha; m Helen C Epenter July 17, 1916 Omaha; s Albert R Jr; d Joan, Sally, Barbara; 1907-16 emp by Crane & Co; 1917- pres & mgr Nelson Loose Leaf Co, Omaha; Rotary; AF&AM 3; Scot Rite; Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, hunting, outdoor life; off 1122 Harney; res 3814 Cass, Omaha.

   BUSCHMAN, ALVIN CONRAD: Chief Railway Clerk; b Elmhurst, Ill Mar 29, 1892; s of Fred Buschman-Ellen Nora Leibundguth; ed Downers Grove Ill HS 1908; 1908-09 clk in tariff mailing room, CB&Q RR, Chicago, 1909 request clk in tariff mailing room, 1910-11 jr clk in traffic dept, 1911-12 sr clk traffic dept, 1912-16 tariff compiler traffic dept; 1917-20 tariff clk in traffic dept, 1920-82 chief clk in traffic dept, 1932- chief clk in gen freight off, Omaha; during World War enl Dec 15, 1917 Fort Omaha 12th balloon Co, O/S Feb 1918-Mar 1919, disch priv 1st class Camp Dodge Ia Apr 17, 1919; Amer Leg post 1, mbr exec com, past vice-comm; 40 & 8, past pres Omaha post & past state secy; Omaha Traffic Club; CB&Q RR Veterans Assn; YMCA; Ak-Sar-Ben; C of C; Ad-Sell League; hobby, sports; off 1004 Farnam; res 107 Turner Blvd, Omaha.

   BUTLER, DAN BERNARD: Mayor; b Ottawa, Ill Jan 18, 1879; s of Joseph ButIer-Nancy Kinnally; ed Holy Family Sch, Omaha; Creighton U, BA 1899; 1899-1902 in accounting dept, Pacific Express Co, Omaha; 1902-04 emp in stores dept UP RR; 1904-06 bkkpr & Douglas Co dep clk; 1906-12 Omaha city clk; 1912-27 & 1933-36 Omaha city commr; 1927-32 ptr & mgr Pub Coal Co, Omaha; 1932-33 emp in state ins dept; 1936- mayor; Comm Chest, dir since 1936; Omaha Bridge Commission, dir since 1936; Chmn Omaha ch of Natl Foundation for Infantile Paralysis; C of C; Omaha Field Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; BPOE 89, past exalted ruler & past state pres; FOE, 154; Cath Ch; hobbies, football, baseball; off City Hall; res 3169 Farnam, Omaha.

   BUTLER, HUGH ALFRED: Grain Dealer, Farmer & Stockman; b Missouri Valley, Ia Feb 28, 1878; s of Harvey Gibson Butler-Ida Wills; ed Doane Acad, Crete 1896; Doane Coll, BSc 1900; Alpha Omega; m Pay Johnson Feb 5, 1903 Crete; s Lawrence Hugh (dec), Robert Johnson (dec); 1900-08 construction engr, CB&Q RR; 1908-13 grain dlr & miller, Curtis; 1913-18 mgr Crete Mills; 1919- sr ptr Butler-Walsh Grain Co Omaha; ptr of brother in livestock feeding & ranching, Furnas Co; ptr of Theo Ohlson in irrigation-farming, Furnas Co; 1929- dir Neb Consolidated Flour Mills Inc Omaha, & opr Sheridan Wyo Flour Mills; 1930-34 mbr bd of edn Doane Coll, chmn bd of trustees; during World War chmn Liberty Loan drive, Crete; past pres Omaha Grain Exchange; Chicago Ed of Trade; Grain & Feed Dlrs Natl Assn, pres 1929-30; 1911-12 mbr Curtis town bd, mbr com which obtained location of Neb Sch of Agr at Curtis; Crete Comm Club, pres 1915; past pres, dist gov, dir & bd mbr Rotary, mbr finance com; active in Comm Chest, SA & YMCA; mbr agrl com, C of C, past mbr exec com; Omaha County Club; Omaha Athletic Club; IOOF; MWA; AF&AM 29, KT, Scot Rite 32o, Tangier Shrine; Congl Ch, past state moderator; Rep, 1934 chmn Douglas Co Central Com, 1936- natl committeeman, 1940 candidate for U S sen, hobbies, hunting, civic activities; off Grain Exchange; res 657 N 57th Ave, Omaha,

   BYARS, CHARLES ELLIS: Theater Owner & Insurance & Real Estate Agent; b Valley, Neb May 28, 1867; s of Harrel Byars-Sarah C Saunders; ed Valley; Fremont Normal; U of N 1886; Palladian; m Jennie M Standen 1894 Valley; s Alfred E; d Charlotte, Marie (Mrs William J Chapman), Beulah (Mrs Max Fiage); 1887-1920 owner Valley Enterprise; 1917- owner & opr first movie theater, in Valley; 1924- in real est & ins bus; 1925-27 mbr state legislature; past mbr town coun, chmn of bd; past mbr NPA; ch mbr & past pres C of C; MWA; AF&AM 310; Meth Ch; Rep; father came from Tenn in 1862 when Valley consisted of two small bldgs, depot & P O; res Valley.

   BYRNE, MRS. CLARA: Homemaker; b Fremont, Neb Mar 1890; d of R B Schneider-Isabella Spangler; ed Fremont HS; U of N; Wellesley Coll, BA 1911; Delta Gamma; m Harry Byrne Nov 17, 1920 Fremont; s Henry Schneider; d Isabella, Barbara; att White House conf on Child Welfare during Hoover's administration; during World War O/S as ARC canteen worker; bd mbr of Camp Fire Girls Coun of Social Agencies; past VP Jr League; past pres Wellesley Club; VP Visiting Nurse Assn; hobby, child welfare; res 317 S 53rd, Omaha.

   BYRNE, HARRY STEPHENSON: Attorney & Owner of Insurance Agency; b Baltimore, Mr June 28, 1878; s of William M Byrne-Ellen Stephenson; ed Baltimore City Coll 1898; John Hopkins U, BA 1901; U of Md; Omaha Sch of Law, LLB 1905; Kappa Sigma; m Clara Schneider Nov 17, 1920 Fremont; s Henry Schneider; d Isabella, Barbara; 1901-03 in bonding bus, Baltimore Md; 1903-07 special agt for Fidelity & Deposit Co of Md, Omaha; 1907-11 asst secy Natl Fidelity & Casualty Co, Omaha; 1911-13 owner ins bus, Omaha; 1913-16 mgr surety dept Poster-Barker Co, Omaha; 1916-28 mgr & VP, Fidelity & Deposit Co of Md; 1929- opr & owner Harry C Byrne & Co, ins & surety bonds, Omaha; Nye-Schneider-Fowler Grain Co, VP; dir Nye & Jenks Grain Co, during World War cadet at camp Joseph E Johnston, Jacksonville Fla; Amer Leg post 1, mbr Deposit Co of Md; 1928- opr & owner exec com; civilian aide to Secy of War for State of Neb 1932-40; past pres Omaha Surety Underwriters Assn; past VP Omaha Assn of Ins Agts; Omaha Fire Ins Agts Exchange, pres; secy bd of regents, U of Omaha; Neb Good Roads Assn, secy & dir since 1930; VP US Highway 75 Assn; past pres & dir Omaha Motor Club; past pres Triangle Club; C of C. past chmn miI affairs com, past treas & past dir, past chmn pub highways com; Rep, past VP State Central Com, del to natl & state convs; hobbies, reading, stamp collection, study of foreign affairs; off First National Bank Bldg; res 317 S 53rd, Omaha.

   BYRNE, WALTER STILL: Manager Utilities District; b Baltimore Md May 31, 1889; s William M Byrne-Ellen Stephenson; ed Baltimore Polytechnic Inst; Cornell U, 1908; U of N 1908-09, Iowa St Coll, 1909-11; Kapp & Sigma; m Elizabeth Carr Apr 11, 1918 Omaha; s Robert Carr; d Elizabeth Stephenson; 1912-16 industrial engr for Neb Power Co at Omaha, 1916-23 comml mgr; 1923-39 VP & gen mgr Thomas Kilpatrick Co, Omaha; Sept 16, 1939- gen mgr Metropolitan Utilities Dist; during World War 1st lt ordnance dept, Watervliet Arsenal, N Y; capt ordnance dept May 1918, armament ofcr San Antonio Tex, disch Feb 1919; Omaha. Engrs Club; C of C, dir; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; Rotary; Pro Tem Club; U of N Alumni Assn; Iowa St Alumni Assn; AF&AM 268, RAM 1; hobby, small boat sailing; father (dec) editor Baltimore American, res of Baltimore 54 years; off Metropolitan Utilities Bldg; res 307 S 51st Ave, Omaha.

   CADDOCK, EARL C: President, Petroleum Corporation; b Huron, S D Feb, 27, 1888; s of John Caddock-Jane Brown; ed Chicago, Ill; m Grace Mickel July 22, 1917 Walnut Ia; s Earl, Robert, Richard; d Joan; 1917-22 professional wrestler, world champion; 1920-33 oprd Ford Agcy, Walnut Ia; 1933 pres United Petroleum Corp; during World War enl Dec 1917 Camp Dodge Ia, hdqrs troop, 88th div, O/S in France Aug 1918-May 1919, disch June 1, 1919; Omaha Athletic Club; C of C; hobbies, fishing, hunting, active in gym work; off 19th & William; res 6023 Pierce, Omaha.

   CAIN, JAMES ROBERT: Banker; b Falls City, Neb Aug 4, 1876; s of James Robert Cain-Mattie Kirk; ed Falls City HS m Minnie Haggard Aug 4, 1898 Seneca Kas; d Ruth C (Mrs Robert F Winegar), Helen C (Mrs Lewis P Anderson), Caroline C (Mrs Oscar W Hanson); 1894-1914 ofcr State Bank, Stella; 1914 VP, State Bank of Omaha; 1914-29 exec VP, Peters Natl Bank, Omaha; 1929- VP Omaha Ntl Bank, consolidated with Peters Natl Bank; 1901 representative, 1909 sen, Neb legislature; past mayor & city treas & pres bd of edn, Stella; Neb Bankers Assn. pres; Amer Bankers Assn, pres, natl bank div; C of C, dir; YMCA, dir; AF&AM at Stella & Falls City, past grand master; RAM; KT, Falls City, R&SM; Scot Rite 33o. Tangier Shrine; First Chris Ch, SS supt 26 years, past deacon; Rep; off Omaha National Bank; res 1039 S 30th, Omaha.

   CALDWELL, VICTOR B: Bank Vice-President; b Omaha, Neb Aug 14, 1892; s of Victor B Caldwell-Nellie Hugus; ed Omaha Central HS; Yale U, BA; Phi Upsilon; m Mercedes Dwyer Nov 24, 1920 St Louis; d Mercedes, Elizabeth; 1916- VP U S Natl Bank, Omaha; during World War enl 1917, comm 2nd lt AS, disch 1919; C of C; off US National Bank; res 126 N 55th, Omaha.

   CALKINS, CLIFFORD WARREN: Owner of Real Estate & Investment Co; b Oskaloosa, Ia Mar 9, 1885; s of Carleton Crossman Calkins-Emma Viola McMichael; ed Lincoln HS 1903; U of N, LLB 1909; m Leila Scribner July 19, 1918 Chicago Ill; 1900-10 emp by Western Glass & Paint Co, Lincoln; 1910-13 mgr Pitts-


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burgh Plate Glass Co, Missoula Mont; 1913-16 owner & opr real est bus, Omaha; 1916- owner & opr Calkins Co, investments; 1938- special loan agt for Equitable Life Assurance Soc of US; past VP Neb Real Est Assn; past mbr Neb St Bar Assn; C of C; MWA; past mbr Omaha Field Club; ch & past mbr Lincoln Country Club; past mbr Happy Hollow Club; past mbr Uni Club, Omaha; Omaha Athletic Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; Meth Ch; Rep; hobbies, tennis, golf, horseback riding; 427-28 Securities Bldg; res 5415 Nicholas, Omaha.

   CAMERON, MELVILLE D: Investment Banker; b Hancock Co Ohio July 10, 1858; s of Wallen Cameron-Sarah Jane Woods: ed Schuyler HS; York Meth Sem; m Viola Jennings Sept 8, 1898 Schuyler; 1883-87 Colfax Co dept treas; 1888-91 Colfax Co clk & recorder; 1892-1902 VP Schuyler Natl Bank & in real est, mortgage & loan bus; 1902-07 VP, R C Peters & Co, Omaha; 1907-29 VP Peters Trust Co; 1920-29 pres Peters Natl Bank, Omaha; 1931- pres Corn Belt Co; past pres Schuyler sch bd; trustee, Neb Wes since 1901; past bd mbr Omaha Social Settlement; C of C, mbr 30 years; past mbr & ch mbr Kiwanis; Omaha Club; Happy Hollow Club; First Meth Ch, chmn bd of trustees, twice del to gen conf, 1928-32 mbr bd of foreign missions; Rep, chmn 1895-1900 & auditor 1903-06 Colfax Co Central Com; father (dec) came from Ohio 1872 in covered wagon, homesteaded Colfax Co; off Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 216 N 32nd, Omaha.

   CAMERON, OLIN JAMES: Physician & Surgeon:. b Yale, Mich Oct 7, 1903; s of George J Cameron-Anna Johnston; ed Yale Mich HS 1921; U of Mich, MD 1928, MSc 1932; Phi Rho Sigma; Alpha Omega Alpha; m Leona Ethel Rooney Mar 28, 1925 Detroit; s Roger Thomas; d Nancy Carol; 1928-32 staff mbr, U of Mich Hosp; 1932- prac med as ptr of Dr C C Tomlinson, Omaha; 1932-36 instr in dermatology U of N Coll of Med, 1936-39 asst prof; 1934- staff mbr Clarkson Hosp; 1935- staff mbr Meth Hosp; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Amer Ed of Dermatology & Syphilology; past mbr C of C; past mbr optimist Club; Dundee Presby Ch; Rep; hobby, music; off 1520 Medical Arts Bldg; res 6402 Izard, Omaha.

   CAMPBELL, COLIN JAMES: Automobile Distributor; b Polk Co, Neb May 2, 1890; s of William Campbell-Mary McKeag; ed Osceola HS 1910; m Bernice Cissna May 23, 1918 Beatrice; s Colin W; 1910-14 auto salesman, Polk, York & Butler Cos; 1914-15 traveling representative, Lincoln Overland Co; 1915-17 emp by Spiegel Auto Co of Beatrice, 1919-21 sales mgr; 1921-28 factory representative for Willis Overland Co Inc, Toledo O, branch mgr at Omaha, regional mgr in Ia, S D & Neb, 1928-29 mgr factory branch, Chicago; 1929-33 owner & opr Brandeis-Campbell Motor Co, distributor Willis Overland products in Neb, western Ia & S D; 1933- distributor of Hudson products: during World War in 350th Inf AEF; past pres Omaha Auto Dlrs Assn; Neb & Natl Auto Dirs Assn; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; AF&AM, Osceola; hobby, football; off 2525 Farnam; res 307 S 39th, Omaha.

   CAMPBELL, JACOB NEWTON: President of Packing Co & Secretary Millers & Grain Dealers Association; b Atchison Co, Mo Mar 31, 1864; s of Archibald S Campbell-Nancy Jones; ed Rockport Mo HS; PSTC; m Carrie L Horn Mar 22, 1887 Watson Mo; s Valore P, Harry L, Archie W, Joel W, J Bryan; d Marjorie B (Mrs R M Hartigan); 1887-88 farmer, Atchison Co Mo; 1888-98 farmer, Nance Co; 1891-93 Nance Co supvr; 1893-97 state legislator; 1898-99 secy Neb commission of Trans Mississippi Exposition, Omaha; 1899-1901 asst & later supt of State Industrial Sch for Boys, Kearney; 1901-04 in harness bus, Fullerton; 1904-16 mgr Farmers Elevator & later in milling & grain bus, Fullerton; 1916-18 in grain & elevator bus, Fullerton; 1918-19 state & natl inspector of flour mills in Neb; 1920-23 bd mbr, 1923- pres Skinner Packing Co, re-orgd in 1927 under name of Neb-Ia Packing Co, Omaha: Neb Millers Assn, secy 1919-28; 1928-secy Neb Grain Dlrs Assn; Grain & Feed Dlrs Natl Assn; C of C; AF&AM 303; RAM 60; First Presby Ch; Dem; hobby, baseball; off 824 First National Bank Bldg; res 3412 Davenport, Omaha.

   CAMPBELL, MRS KATHERINE: Teacher; b Stockton, Kas Aug 7, 1887: d of Cassius Shutts-Elizabeth Beeman; ed St Joseph Mo HS 19,04; U of Okla, BA 1911, MA 1914; Colo St Tchrs Coll, Greeley; Creighton U; Kappa Kappa Gamma; m Henry A Campbell July 2, 1917 St Joseph (dec 1937); s Henry A Jr; d Beth; 1911-17 instr Okla City Coll, U of Okla extn work & Shawnee Okla HS; 1917-37 homemaker & part time tchr, Omaha; 1930 dean of part time coll, Omaha; 1937- tchr, dean of freshman girls, Omaha Tech HS; NSTA; NEA; past state secy AAUW; past pres Coll Club; past mbr Mu Sigma Study Club; Congl Ch, ss tchr 10 years; Indep; hobbies, singing, gardening; off Tech HS Bldg; res 345 N 37th, Omaha.

   CAMPBELL, LINN PERRY: President Real Estate Co; b Pomeroy, Ia Dec 2, 1889; s of John Campbell-Minnie Bentley; ed Omaha 1905; m Beulah Bessire Sept 21, 1913 Chicago; d Dorothy Ann, Mary Louise; 1905- with Byron Reed Co, VP, pres since 1929; C of C; Metropolitan Utilities Dist, dir; Country Club; Omaha Club; AF&AM 268; Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, golf, hunting; off 720 Farnam. Bldg; res 5202 Cass, Omaha.

   CAMPBELL, WILLIAM STUART: Postmaster; b Waterloo, Neb Aug 23, 1906; s of Albert H Campbell-Ada Neil; ed Waterloo HS; U of N, BSc 1929; lettered in track 1926-27, 1928-29, capt 1928-29, mbr freshman basketball team; Phi Delta Theta; N Club; m Vance Willard July 20, 1929 Grand Island; 1929-34 farmer, Douglas Co; 1934- P M, Waterloo; Neb League of Dist PMS; Neb ch Natl Assn of PMs; Omaha Athletic Club; Presby Ch; Dem; hobby, athletics; father farmed in Douglas Co 60 years; res Waterloo.

   CARLSON, HERBERT GEORGE: Owner Electrical Supply Co; b Webster Co, Ia May 10, 1895; s of Frank Otto Carlson-Hannah Strand; ed Iowa; Amer Inst of Banking, Des Moines Ia; Augustana Coll, Rock Island Ill; Des Moines Ia Comml Law Sch; m Emma Wood June 28, 1922 Sioux City Ia (dec); 1918-21 emp in Ia Natl Bank, Des Moines; 1921-32 emp in whol electric supply bus, Omaha; 1932- owner & opr Electric Whol Supplies Co; during World War enl Apr 28, 1917, 33rd div 123rd field arty, disch Dec 28, 1917; pres Omaha Electric League; AF&AM 1; Luth Ch; Rep; hobby, outdoor nature; off 1210 Harney; res 2882 Ida, Omaha.

   CARMAN, FRANK DEWEY: Dentist; b Stockville, Neb June 2, 1898; s of Merrill B Carman-Lulu J Green; ed Minden HS; Neb Wes, letter in basketball, football & track 2 years; U of N, DDS 1923; letter in basketball, baseball & track 3 years; N Club; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Xi Psi Phi; m Jeannie I Dow Dec 30, 1926 Omaha; d Marilyn Jean, Janice Dow; 1928-27 dentist, Madison; 1927- dentist, Omaha; 1928- instr gold inlay, Creighton U Dental Coll; during World War in marine corps Paris Island Utica N Y, disch Feb 28. 1919; Amer Leg; Neb St & ADA; C of C; Happy Hollow Club; Kiwanis; AF&AM; Dundee Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, golf, fishing; father (dec) Meth minister Minden 7 years; off 1036 Medical Arts Bldg; res 655 N 59th, Omaha.

   CARNABY, CLARK WOODMAN: Secretary Savings & Loan Association; b Omaha, Neb Aug 19, 1892; s of Joseph Carnaby-Margaret Henderson; ed Omaha Central HS 1912; Omaha U LLB 1916; m Hazel Irene Boyd Dec 1, 1921, Columbus; s Clark Woodman Jr, Boyd; d Barbara Jean; 1909-19 emp in Omaha B & L Assn; 1919-20 salesman for Payne & Slatter Co, real est, Omaha; 1920-23 VP Payne & Carnaby Co, real est; 1923-36 asst secy Conservative Savings & Loan Assn, 1935- secy; C of C; Pro Tem Club; AF&AM 1, Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine; Central United Presby Ch, treas since 1932; Rep; off 1614 Harney; res 9527 N 30th, Omaha.

   CARNABY, JOE R: Branch Manager Lumber Co; b Omaha, Neb July 10, 1890; s of Joseph Carnaby-Margaret Henderson; ed Omaha Central HS; m Lucile Lockwood Dec 1, 1920 St Francis Kas; s Harris Lockwood; d Mary Lucile; 1910-17 & 1919-20 salesman Western Electric Co, Omaha; 1920-25 owner & opr electrical bus, St Francis Kas; 1925- mgr Omaha branch, Holland Lbr Co; during World War enl in US army July 1917 Oct 1919, QMC Richelieu France OPWE, 1st lt; pres 1933-34 Concord Club; 1932- mbr His Majesty's coun, Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben, pres 1938; AF&AM 404; Scot Rite 32o; Central United Presby Ch; Rep; hobby, reading; off 6th & Douglas; res 6919 Minne Lusa Blvd, Omaha.

   CARNAZZO, LOUIS THOMAS: Attorney; b Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Dec 13, 1904; s of Antonio Carnazzo-Pasqua Raciti; ed Creighton Prep HS 1924; Creighton U, BA 1928, LLB 1930; Columbia U 1930-31 m Marie Amelia Caniglia June 27, 1934 Omaha; s Louis A Jr; 1912 came from Italy to Omaha; 1931 in priv law prac, Omaha; 1931 prac law as ptr of Ben E Kazlowsky, Omaha; 1937-39



Who's Who

asst city atty; Omaha Barristers Assn; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; Italian C of C; 1937 chosen first Italian-Amer Citizen; Jr C of C; KC; Order of Sons of Italy in Neb, grand venerable; past pres Italian Fellowship Club; Italian Comm Center, mbr exec bd; Dem Italians in Neb, chmn; hobby, athletics, baseball; off 532 Insurance Bldg; res 1521 S 7th, Omaha.

   CARPENTER, GILBERT E: Vice President Paper Co; b Chicago, Ill July 16, 1884; s of Joseph Franklin Carpenter-Marion E Avery; ed Omaha HS; U of N; Beta Theta Pi; m Nellie Clabaugh Jan 6 1908 Omaha; s Joseph Franklin; 1907-18 with Carpenter Paper Co of Omaha, 1912-18 traveling salesman; 1918-19 secy mfg section, paper div, World War industry bd, Washington D C; 1919-31 dir & treas Carpenter Paper Co Omaha, 1931- VP; Natl Paper Trade Assn; SA 2 years pres, advisory bd; past dir Comm Chest; 1934- dir advisory bd BSA Covered Wagon area; C of C; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; AF&AM 11, Tangier Shrine, York & Scot Rites; BPOE 39; All Saints Episc Ch; Rep, 1936 Neb del-at-large to natl conv, treas Douglas Co Central Com, 1940 candidate for Rep natl committeeman; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off 9th & Harney; res 404 S 69th Ave, Omaha.

   CARROLL, SAMUEL CAREY: Vice-President Insurance Co; b Union Star, Mo Oct 1, 1883; s of William Carroll-Julia Hensley; ed Stockton Kas HS 1901; Peoples Coll, Fort Scott Kas, LLB 1920; m Anna Toepffer Nov 15, 1905 Stockton Kas; s Hugo Victor, Samuel C; 1912-14 editor Abilene Kas News; 1915-18 ins salesman; 1919-20 HS tchr Topeka; 1920-23 dep ins commr for Kas; 1923- with Mutual Benefit Health & Accident Assn, 1933- VP; adm to Kas bar; Natl Health & Accident Underwriters Conf, pres 1938; C of C, past chmn ins div; Optimist Club, first pres; AF&AM, Topeka; off 16th & Douglas; res 5604 Howard, Omaha.

   CARTER, GOLDIE DOROTHY: Personnel Counselor; b Russell, Kas Oct 15, 1896; d of Chris A Carter-Mary Elizabeth Spaeth; ed Russell Kas HS 1915; Kas Wes, Salina; Columbia U, MA; specialized in YWCA work, Chicago U; Phi Beta Kappa; 1915-17 rural sch tchr, Kas; 1919-21 tchr, Salina Kas; 1922-25 English tchr & dean of girls Concordia Kas HS; 1925-35 exec secy, YWCA & head of vocational guidance bur of city schs, Cincinnati O; 1935- personnel counselor YWCA, Omaha; past secy City Youth Coun of Cincinnati; org city-wide recreational coun for girls, Cincinnati; secy vocational guidance ed of Cincinnati; mbr curriculum study com of city schs of Cincinnati; exec secy Omaha Youth Guidance Coun with representatives from 71 comm agencies; Omaha Coun of Social Agencies, mbr exec com; Omaha Pub Lib, com mbr; AAUW; Omaha branch Phi Beta Kappa; First Meth Ch; Indep; hobbies, horseback riding, writing, reading; off 506 S 17th; res 3519 Cuming, Omaha.

   CARY, DANIEL GREENE: Real Estate Dealer; b Aberdeen, Miss Aug 18, 1885, s of Daniel Osborne Greene Cary-Laura Beare; ed Humboldt Tenn HS; U of KY; m Cornelia Shannon Spain Feb 1917 Murfreesboro Tenn; d Cornelia Shannon; 1911- in real est & sub-div developing bus, Omaha; prior to World War noncommd ofcr in 2nd Tenn regiment; C of C; Omaha Real Est Bd; VP Old Time Telegraphers Soc; org & mbr of Southern Soc of San Francisco Cal; Meth Ch; Dem; hobbies, fishing, fox hunting; off 604 Service Life Bldg; res Blackstone Hotel, Omaha.

   CASSEM, EDWIN: Attorney; b Hanson Co, S D July 13, 1902; s of Oscar Edwin Cassem-Dora Krom; ed Mitchell S D HS 1921; U of N, BA 1926, LLB 1929, pres sr law class; Sigma Nu, pres 1927-28; Phi Delta Phi; m Winifred Yvonne McDonough June 30, 1932 Chicago Ill; s Edwin Hughes John McDonough; 1929 adm Neb bar; 1929-31 prac law with firm, Kennedy, Holland, DeLacy & McLaughlin, Omaha; 1931-36 with Kennedy, Holland & DeLacy, Omaha; 1936- with Kennedy Holland, DeLacy & Svoboda Omaha, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; Omaha Field Club; hobbies, lathe woodwork, photography; off 1502 City National Bank Bldg; res 5113 Burt, Omaha.

   CATANIA, NANCY: Physician & Surgeon; b Omaha, Neb Apr 8, 1903, d of Filadelfo Catania-Sebastiana Garrotto; ed St John's HS; U of Omaha, BSc 1925; U of N, MD 1926, Nu Sigma Phi; interne Lincoln Gen Hosp 1926; asst prof of gross anatomy, Creighton U Med Coll, 1928-30 asst in anatomy & gynecology, 1930-33 instr in anatomy & asst in gynecology; 1933-35 instr in anatomy & gynecology; 1938 asst prof of anatomy & instr in gynecology; 1939- asst in physical diagnosis; staff mbr St Josephs & St Catherines Hosps; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Pres Omaha branch Amer Med Womens Assn; accompanist for first cousin, Annunciata Garrotto, opera singer; hobby, horseback riding; off 418 Brandeis Theater Bldg; res 102 S 37th, Omaha.

   CHAMBERLIN, JOSEPHINE: Hospital Department Supervisor; b Auburn, N Y July 22, 1877; d of John N Chamberlin-Anna Bullock; ed Blair HS 1898; Ill Training Sch for Nurses, Chicago 1911; 1911-13 asst in operating room Cook Co Hosp, Chicago; 1918-15 in chg of operating room White Hosp, Sacramento Cal, 1916 priv nurse, Omaha; 1917 in chg operating room Clarkson Hosp, Omaha; 1919-supvr of out-patient dept, U of N Coll of Med; during World War joined Neb base hosp 49, Camp Dodge Ia, tsfrd Allerey France in chg of operating room in Neb base hosp 49; Amer Leg post 1; Neb St Nurses Assn; Amer Nurses Assn; Omaha Social Workers Club; off U of N Dispensary; res 3156 N 47th Ave, Omaha.

   CHANGSTROM, JOHN A: Bank Vice-President; b Council Bluffs, Ia Jan 17, 1884; s of Carl Changstrom-Alida Bloomquist; ed Council Bluffs Ia HS, m Frances M Fox Nov 28, 1906 Council Bluffs Ia; s John Frank, Robert Williams; d Ruth Marie; 1900-05 clk First Natl Bank, Council Bluffs Ia; 1905- with Omaha Natl Bank, first clk now VP; treas Masonic Eastern Star Home for Children, Fremont; treas Neb Bankers Assn; C of C, mbr goodwill com; Omaha Athletic Club; AF&AM 1; Scot Rite; Shrine; BPOE 39, chmn of bd; First Presby Ch; Rep; hobby, farming; off Omaha National Bank; res 2232 S 32nd Ave, Omaha.

   CHAPURAN, EDWARD J: Clergyman; b Omaha, Neb Jan 30, 1898; s of John Chapuran-Josephine Fanferlik; Omaha HS; Creighton U, 1917-19; St Procopius Coll, Lisle Ill 1919-22; BA, MA; Charles U, Prague Czechoslovakia MusD, 1929; 1922- pastor St Wenceslaus Czechoslovakian Cath Ch, Omaha; during World War in chg Omaha Czechoslovakian Catholics, ARC & Liberty Loan drives; natl chaplain, Cath Sokol of Amer; founder of Czechoslovakian language dept, Creighton U 1925; lecturer & student of sociology & welfare workeditor of monthly magazine of Cath Sokol; dir True Voice, weekly newspaper; author of History of Czechoslovakian Nation & History of St Wenceslaus Church of Omaha; Neb Czechoslovakian Catholics, state chaplain; CYO, chmn cultural com; Czechoslovakian His Soc of Neb; Neb Czechoslovakian-Amer Fedn; Natl Geographic Soc; ARC; founder & dir St Wenceslaus band; Cosmopolitan Club; KC, past chaplain; Dem; hobby, composing music, known as the march king of Neb; off & res 1430 S 14th, Omaha.

   CHASE, JACKSON B: Attorney; b Seward, Neb Aug 19, 1890; s of Edward B Chase-Nellie Ford; ed Omaha HS; U of N; U of Mich, LLB 1913; Phi Delta Phi; Alpha Theta Chi; m Loretta Slater Aug 24, 1915 Kansas City Mo; 1913-17 prac law, Chicago; 1919-21 prac law in Tex & La; 1921-22 dep atty gen, Lincoln; 1922- prac law, Omaha; 1931-32 atty for welfare bd of Omaha; candidate for Congress 1936; during World War enl Apr 1919 field arty, 19th batt Camp Taylor KY, disch Dec 14, 1918; past comm, ROA, capt; Amer Leg, past comm & mbr finance com & constitutional amendments com when mbr Lincoln Post; C of C; IOOF; AF&AM 268; All Saints Episc Ch; Rep, chmn Douglas Co Central Com 1932; hobbies, farming, stock, bonds; off 939 First National Bank Bldg; res 5100 S 58th, Omaha.

   CHEEK, WILLIAM BEVERLY: Retired; b Indianapolis, Ind Nov 22, 1862; s of Omer T Cheek-Mary Robson; ed Indianapolis Ind; Wabash Coll, Crawfordsville Ind 1880; m Mary Murray Mar 25, 1884 Chicago, Ill; s William Harrison; d Mable E (Mrs Eugene A Rose); 1880-83 teleg opr & train dispatcher for CM&StP RR; 1883-87 train dispatcher CB&Q RR at Chicago, 1887-1914 train dispatcher, Omaha; 1914-36 western manager of livestock dept Hartford Fire Ins Co, Omaha; 1936-ret; supvr issuance of Douglas Co bonds for bldg first paved roads in Neb, also, int in constructing state highway system, 1917 org Neb Good Roads Assn, dir & pres, honored by orgn as father of improved roads system of Neb; obtained govt PWA allotment for erection of $2,000,000 bridge across Missouri River at South Omaha, now chmn of bridge com; instrumental in bldg South Omaha Livestock Market to present status; chmn bldg com Wheeler Memorial Ch & Carnegie Lib, South Omaha; pres 6 years South Omaha sch bd, pres 6 years at time 11 schs were

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