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



   HICKEY, EDGAR SYLVESTER: Attorney & Coach; b Reynolds, Neb Dec 20, 1902; s of Chris Hickey-Fern M Thompson; ed Spalding Acad; Trinity Coll Prep; Creighton U, LLB 1927; grad work Butler U, Indianapolis 1935; Bemidji Minn St Tchrs Coll 1930; Delta Theta Phi; Alpha Sigma Nu; m Harriette Barbara Pinkerton July 2, 1924 Omaha; s Patrick Eugene, Edgar Sylvester; 1922 came to Omaha; 1922 adm to Neb bar, 1923-27 while in coll asst foreman Roberts Dairy, Omaha; 1927- mbr law firm John A McKenzie, Omaha; 1926-27 football & wrestling coach, Creighton U HS; 1934-35 football coach, Creighton U; 1935- bus mgr & basketball coach, Creighton U; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; past mbr rules recommendation com Natl Assn of Basketball Coaches, mbr ethics com; past mbr C of C; Neb-Ia ofcrs Assn, pres Omaha-Council Bluffs vicinity; Cath Ch; Dem; hobby, sports; off 680 Insurance Bldg & Creighton U Gym; res 3828 Cass, Omaha.

   HILL, FRED: High School Principal; b Imperial, Neb Jan 5, 1893; s of George John Hill-Katherine Echs; ed Culbertson HS 1910; North Central Coll, Naperville Ill, BSc 1914; U of N, MA 1939; grad work Chicago U, Colo U, Columbia U & Omaha U; Phi Delta Kappa; m Louise Bell Mathews June 15, 1929 Omaha; d Susan Catherine; 1914-17 tchr, Vermilion S D; 1917-18 prin Jr HS, Two Harbors Minn; 1919 tchr, Omaha Tech HS; 1924 asst prin Omaha North HS; 1928-39 asst prin Omaha Tech HS, 1939- prin; during World War 1918 in OTC Camp Zachary Taylor, Louisville Ky, commd 2nd lt arty Oct 1918, in replacement depot; NSTA; NEA, dept of secondary sch prins; Lions; City Club League; Dundee Presby Ch; hobbies, golf, fishing, camping, reading, bowling; off Omaha Tech HS; res 2511 N 56th, Omaha.

   HILLEGASS, WILLIAM HENRY: Business & Membership Secretary; b Rising City, Neb July 20, 1894; s of Calvin S Hillegass-Mary A Styer; ed Rising City; David City HS; Midland Coll, BSc 1918; U of N; Kalphorean; m Mildred Webber July 28, 1924 Arlington; s Robert Frederick; 1919-20 while in U of N emp in Wright & Wilhelmy Whol Hdw Co; 1921- front off clk, later bus secy, now bus & mbrship secy, YMCA, Omaha; 1938 promoted first adult amateur hobby show in Omaha, 1939 promoted largest adult amateur hobby show west of Mississippi river, collection valued more than $1,000,000; during World War in US army Sept 1918 in med OTC, disch 1919; Bus Secys Assn YMCA; Membership Secys Assn YMCA; Southwest Civic Club; past secy Lions; past secy Omaha Assn of Building Owners & Mgrs, past pres; Natl Coun of Social Agencies; mbr AF&AM 303; Central United Presby Ch; hobbies, flowers, garden, promoting hobbies, collecting boys statues; off Omaha YMCA; res 5612 Pacific, Omaha.

   HILLIS, MADALENE SHAFFER: Librarian; b St Paul, Minn Nov 13, 1885; d of Oscar B Hillis-Susan Shaffer; ed Omaha HS 1903; U of Wis Lib Sch; Columbia U; 1916-19 librarian South Omaha branch lib; 1920- librarian U of N Coll of Med, Omaha; Amer Lib Assn; Med Lib Assn; past pres Neb Lib Assn; past pres Omaha & Council Bluffs Lib Club; Altrusa; First Central Congl Ch; hobbies, gardening, travel; off U of N, Coll of Med Library; res 5022 Webster, Omaha.

   HILMES, SAMUEL HENRY: Secretary Taxi & Baggage Co; b Belleville, Ill May 24, 1884; s of John H Hilmes-Marie Sudbrook; ed Omaha HS 1901; m Maude Hemstedt Dec 27, 1920 Omaha; s Neal; 1902-05 clk Swift & Co Omaha; 1906-09 owner Glynn Transfer Co; 1909-11 clk, Omaha Transfer Co; 1911-17 supt Yellow Cab & Baggage Co, 1917- secy; Safety Engineers Club; Omaha Safety Club; C of C, mbr traffic safety com; Concord Club; All Saints Episc Ch; Rep; hobby, gardening; off yellow Cab Co; res 116th & Shuley, Omaha.

   HINCHCLIFF, THERON PAYNE: General Passenger Agent; b Amboy, Ill Apr 18, 1882; s of Thomas Hinchcliff-Susan Payne; ed Denver Colo 1898; m Mathilda Florence Sinn Sept 14, 1929 Chicago Ill; 1899-1900 clk in train masters div, C&S RR at Denver, 1900-03 clk in gen freight off, 1903-05 soliciting & freight agt at St Louis Mo, 1905-10 solicitor & freight agt, Chicago Ill; 1910 CB&Q RR absorbed C&S RR, 1910-11 soliciting freight agt, Cleveland 0; 1911-15 traveling freight agt for CB&Q RR at Detroit Mich, 1915-18 chief clk to gen freight agt at Chicago, 1918-20 in USRR administration traffic off, 1920-25 gen agt at Detroit Mich, 1925-26 asst gen passenger agt at Chicago, 1926-33 asst gen passenger agt at St Louis Mo, 1933-39 asst gen passenger agt in Omaha, 1939- gen passenger agt; CB&Q RR Veterans Assn; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; Omaha Athletic Club; AF&AM, York Rite; Dundee Presby Ch; off 1004 Farnam; res 132 N 43rd, Omaha.

   HITCH, CHARLES DANIEL: Attorney; b Peoria, Ill Dec 10, 1898; s of Charles W Hitch-Catherine Sherry; ed Manual Training HS, Peoria Ill; Creighton U 1923; Delta Theta Phi; m Helen Travis July 19, 1921 Omaha; s Charles T, Thomas S; d Barbara H; 1923-27 probate clk, Douglas Co court; 1927 atty Omaha Trust Co, Omaha Natl Co & Neb Bond & Mortgage Corp; during World War priv Camp Bradley, Peoria Ill; Amer Leg; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; St Cecilias Cath Ch; Dem; off 424 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 425 N 38th Ave, Omaha.

   HOADLEY, DEWEY ANTHONY: Vice-President Paper Co; b Rockford, Ia Oct 24, 1897; s of Julius Norton Hoadley-Etta Cogswell; ed Rockford Ia; Cornell Coll, Mi Vernon Ia, BA 1920; Harvard U 1920-21; Beta Sigma Phi; m Lucile Mary Hoel Dec 28, 1920 Omaha; s Dewey Anthony Jr; 1921-22 with Parin Furn Co, Boston Mass; 1922 stock boy, later salesman until 1927, 1927-30 salesman & buyer, 1930-34 VP, salesman & buyer, 1934-39 sales & mdse mgr Carpenter Paper Co, Omaha; 1939- supvr Carpenter Paper Co of Lincoln, Grand Island & Sioux City Ia; during World War enl in US army Mar 1, 1918, tank corps, stationed Gettysburg Penn, later in AEF O/S in France 8 mos, disch Apr 15, 1919; Amer Leg post 1; C of C; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Pro Tem Club; Quad Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM, Omaha & Rockford Ia; hobbies, athletics, golf; off Carpenter Paper Co; res 668 N 55th, Omaha.

   HOAGLAND, MRS FLORENCE J: Homemaker; b Fort Collins, Colo June 2 1873; d of Philip H Boothroyd-Edith M Latimer; ed priv instruction at home; Colo St Coll, BSc 1896; m William W Hoagland July 2, 1902 Loveland Colo; s William B; d Helen (Mrs Loring Elliott), Emma (Mrs J P Gibbs); 1901 sch tchr near Torrington Wyo; 1902-03 lived on ranch in Wyo; 1903- homemaker, lives in old Hoagland res; active in ARC work; past pres Omaha ch of Campfire Girls of Amer; Omaha Social Settlement, bd mbr; AAUW; All Saints Episc Ch, pres womens orgn, Episc diocese pres 7 years, 3 times del to triannual conv, org & 2 years pres of Coun of Cb Women, 6 years bd mbr, in chg of Emma Hoagland Flower Mission 32 years; hobby, gardening; husband owner Hoagland Lbr Co. Omaha at time of his death 1931; res 510 N 48th, Omaha.

   HOCHSTETLER, MYRON BERGERT: Secretary Furniture Co; b Omaha, Neb Mar 6, 1903; s of Frank Bergert Hochstetler-Myra Eunice Kay; ed Omaha; m Madeline Elizabeth Peironnet July 15, 1923 Glenwood Ia; s Myron Bergert Jr; d Frances Eunice; 1920-22 order clk, 1922-23 off clk in radio & electric depts, 1923-39 asst mgr radio, electric & automotive depts, 1939- secy, Wright & Wilhelmy Co, Omaha; Ak-Sar-Ben; Omaha Athletic Club; past mbr Omaha Country Club; All Saints; Episc Ch; Rep; hobby, electricity & machinery; father one of founders of Rector-Wilhelmy Co, Nebraska. City; off 513-523 S 10th; res 419 N 68th, Fairacres, Omaha.

   HOENIG, LOUIS JOHN: Sales Manager; b Lockport, N Y July 21, 1882, s of Joseph Hoenig-Frances J Fischer; ed Lockport N Y; Cornell U, BA 1904, LLB 1904; Stanford U; m Harriet Elizabeth O'Brien Apr, 10, 1910 Rochester N Y; s Joseph B, Louis John Jr; d Harriet Marie; adm to N Y bar 1904; 1904-08 prac law, Niagara Falls & Buffalo N Y; 1908-15 emp by Buffalo, Lockport & Rochester Railway Co, hdqrs Rochester N Y, first obtained franchises for RR, later legal counsel on tax matters; 1915-18 asst sales mgr Ideal Cement Co, Denver Colo; 1918-28, with Ideal Cement Co, operation mgr, oprd as The Nebraska Cement Co, Superior; 1928- sales mgr Ideal Cement Co, renamed Neb Cement Co, Omaha; Natl Portland Cement Assn; C of C, chmn of highways com; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; past pres Omaha Field Club; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; past mbr KC 40 years; St Cecelia's Cath Ch; hobby, golf; off 619 Farnam Bldg; res 131 S 39th, Omaha.

   HOERNER, HERBERT GRIFFITH: Association Secretary; b Crete, Neb July 5, 1877; s of Melchoir Hurst Hoerner-Emma L Mooney; ed Omaha; m Jessie Ellen Walker May 7. 1902 Omaha; s Herbert Lisle; d Marian Ellen (Mrs H B Stanley), Barbara Jean; 1889-91 off & messenger boy, Swift & Co; 1891-93 appr plumber & steam fitter; 1893-99, worked in mines in Butte Mont, British Columbia & NW Territories; 1899-1900 with Sweetwater Wyo Coal Co Commissary; 1900-10 in RR de-



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murrage bur, Omaha; 1910-28 clk, later asst gen mgr Iten Biscuit Co until pur by Natl Biscuit Co 1929; 1931- secy Businessmens Assn, Omaha; during World War 1917-19 distributor county output under war food administration; past pres Omaha Mfrs Assn; Rotary, pres 1928-29; past dir C of C; ch mbr Omaha Field Club; AF&AM 3, master 1911-12; Scot Rite; Shrine, past master 1911-12; Royal Arcanum; BPOE 39; hobby, sports; off 706 Keeline Bldg; res 905 Mercer Blvd, Omaha,

   HOFF, CHARLES WILLIAM: University Finance Secretary; b Pawnee City, Neb Apr 9, 1903; s of Samuel Nathan Hoff-Julia McAllister; ed Neligh HS 1920; U of N, BSc 1926 grad work 1926-27; Northwestern U 1938; m Ruth Jane Troxel Nov 11, 1928 Lexington; s Ronald Paul; d Ruth Jane, Loneta Joan; 1927-28 with Lovell State Bank, Monticello Ia; 1928-29 cash U of N Coll of Med, Omaha; 1929-37 auditor, finance dept U of N, Lincoln; 1937-39 asst mgr C of C, Lincoln, & secy Jr C of C, Lincoln; 1939- finance secy & bus mgr, Omaha U; Ak-Sar-Ben; Ad-SelI League; Omaha Assn of Purchasing Agts; Natl Ednl Buyers Assn; Assn of Uni & Coll Bus Ofcrrs; C of C; pres Lincoln Jr C of C 1936-37; Neb Jr C of C pres 1937-38; dir US Jr C of C 1937-38; AF&AM; Westminster Presby Ch, Lincoln; hobbies, fishing, hunting, bowling; off Omaha U; res 5105 Cuming, Omaha.

   HOFFMAN, LLOYD OLIVER: Physician & Surgeon; b Orleans, Neb Dec 26, 1896; s of Jacob Oliver Hoffman-Mary Katherine Klugh; ed Orleans HS 1913; Neb Wes; U of N, MD 1919; 1926 grad work at Med Assn, Vienna Austria; visited various Womens Clinics in London, Paris, Edinburgh, Dublin, Leipsig & other places in Europe; Phi Rho Sigma; m Gladys M Heacock Nov 11, 1918 Omaha; s Lloyd Oliver Jr; d Shirley Marie, Phyllis Eilene; 1919-20 interne Clarkson Hosp, Omaha; 1920 interne Blockley Hosp, Philadelphia; 1920- priv med prac, Omaha; staff pres Neb Meth Hosp, Omaha; local surg 20 years Omaha Steel Works; instr dept gynecology & obstetrics U of N, Coll of Med; during World War in US army med corps, stationed Fort Riley Kas, later U of N, Omaha; Omaha-Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Central States Obstetrical Assn; Omaha-Midwest Clinical Soc, instr in annual clinics of gynecology & obstetrics; Omaha Country Club; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Missouri Valley Hunt Club, pres; Congl Ch; hobbies, hunting, raising & training dogs, specializes in Laborador Retreivers, exhibits dogs at Madison Square Garden, N Y, also enters dogs in field trials at St Louis, Omaha, Minneapolis & many other places, awarded trophies, cups & prizes; off 1120 Medical Arts Bldg; res 5310 Nicholas, Omaha.

   HOFMANN, ANTON: Pharmacist & Optometrist; b Omaha, Neb May 28, 1895; s of Anton Hofmann-Josephine Cipra; ed Omaha; Creighton U, PhG 1918; priv study of optometry under Dr Ethan Adam, Omaha 1919-20; 1919-22 studied optometry with Riggs Optical Co, Omaha; m Lillian Hargis Feb 22, 1918 Omaha; s Raymond Andrew; d Mildred Lillian; became registered pharm in Neb 1918, registered optometrist in Neb 1920; when in grade sch newspaper carrier; 1913-16 while in HS errand boy, later fountain boy Myers & Dillon Drug Store; 1916-18 while in coll emp in Merritt Drug Store, Omaha; 1918-20 pharm, King Pharm, Omaha; 1922-28 pharm with Miller Drug Co, Omaha; 1922-28 prac optometry, Omaha; 1928- owner &opr drug bus, Omaha; Omaha Retail Druggists Assn, past secy-treas 5 years, mbr fair trade com; past mbr publicity com Neb Pharm Assn; NARD, honored for distinguished service in attaining natl legislative policies; Robinson-Patman anti-discrimination act & Tydings-Miller natl fair trade enabling act; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben, AF&AM; Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine; BPOE; Kountze Memorial Luth Ch; hobbies, outdoor sports, baseball, football; off 1060 Park Ave; res 1058 Park Ave, Omaha.

   HOLDEN, JOHN P: Assistant Treasurer Street Railway Co; b Chambers Neb Oct 10, 1891; s of James William Holden-Alice Bullis; ed O'Neill HS 1908; Boyles Bus Coll 1909; ICS 1913; m Johanna Robinson Feb 6, 1918 Philadelphia; s James Richard; 1910-12 emp in claim dept CB&Q RR, Omaha; 1919-20 section mgr accounting dept Wanamakers Store, Philadelphia; 1920- with Omaha Street Railway Co, 1920-30 clk & cash, 1930-37 chief clk, 1937- asst treas; during World War in US army, 62nd inf, chief clk eastern Penn recruiting dist, 1918 capt in OTS, Camp Lee, Petersburg Va, disch Feb 22, 1919; Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM 155, N Y; BPOE 39; Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies; golf, bowling, reading; off 513 Union State Bank Bldg; res 2579 Mary, Omaha.

   HOLDREGE, LEETA ARABEL: Association Director; b Omaha, Neb Dec 15, 1889; d of George Ward Holdrege-Frances Kimball; ed Brownell Hall, Omaha; Milton Mass Acad; Simmons Coll, Boston; U of Minn; Omaha U; Creighton U; Childrens Hosp, Boston; 1917-21 nurses training; registered nurse; 1909-17 vol social worker, Omaha; 1921- supvr Visiting Nurses Assn, Omaha, 1934- dir; past pres Dist Nurses Assn; past pres Neb St Nurses Asn; Past treas Neb Conf of Social Work; State Bur of Edn & Registration for Nurses; C of C; Crippled Childrens Administration, mbr state advisory com; hobby, outdoor sports; Off City Hall; res 411 N 4th, Omaha. A

   HOLLINS, MRS CONNIE: Restaurant Owner; b Munden, Kas July 27, 1902; d Ona Napier-Minnie Woodside; ed Munden Kas; m Frank B Hollins Feb 25, 1920 Fremont (dec Oct 28, 1938); s Virland D, Glennard M, Kenneth F; d Gloria (dec 1937); 1938- owner & opr restaurant, estab by husband 1917, Valley; C of C; PTA; Dem; hobby, homemaking; res Valley.

   HOLLISTER, ROBERT RUSSELL: Physician; b Whitehall, N Y Mar 23, 1873; s of Scerno Hollister-Julia Barrett; ed Phillips Exeter Acad, Exeter N H; Harvard U, BA, MD; Phi Beta Kappa; m Susan Holdrege Oct 11, 1911 Omaha; s Russell Holdrege, Barrett; d Marjorie; prac med, Omaha; Omaha-Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; hobby, farming; off 1120 Medical Arts 13ldg; res Irvington.

   HOLMES, DWIGHT LEE: Manager Business Bureau; b St Louis, Mo Jan 21, 1900; s of Buren Holmes-Nannie Stone; ed Central HS, St Louis Mo; Washington U; m Ruth Loevy Jan 25, 1923 Waterloo Ill; s Dwight Lee Jr, Allen Edward, Richard Scott; d Margaret Louise, Nancy May; 1918-21 in traffic dept of Ralston Purina Co, St Louis Mo; 1921 6 mos membership & financial secy Jr C of C at St Louis, 1921 asst gen secy, 1922 gen secy; 1922-23 sales & off mgr Ashen Brenner Portrait Studio, St Louis; 1923-24 sales management work; 1924-25 gen secy Jr C of C, St Louis,1925-31 mgr investors div Better Bus Bur of St Louis, 1931-35 asst gen mgr; 1933-35 asst managing dir NRA retail code authority for metropolitan St Louis; 1936- gen mgr & treas of Omaha Better Bus Bur, Natl Assn of Better Bus Burs, 1936-38 mbr bd of govs, 1937-38 natl secy, 1939- chmn of com to aid small burs, 1937-38 mbr com to protect bur name, 1936-38 mbr new bur com, 1938- gen mgr & treas Neb Bur; PTA, hon life mbr, pres 1935 Buder Sch, St Louis, org & 1st pres Festus J Wade Sch, St Louis, dir at Columbian Sch, Omaha since 1937; 1927-28 secy of Amer Bus Club of St Louis; 1920- 25 pres glee club, St Louis Jr C of C; YMCA, 1933-34 asst big chief Indian Guides at St Louis; 1937-38 mbr at Omaha; Ak-Sar-Ben; Ad-Sell League; past mbr St Louis Advertising Club; Omaha Advertising Club; BSA, 1936-37 com mbr troop 14, Omaha; Chris Sci Ch; hobbies, collection of Indian curios & relics; off Redick Tower; res 3552 Jackson, Omaha.

   HOLSTEN, EDGAR S: District Credit Manager; b Norman, Neb July 4, 1899; s of Otto Holsten-Hilma ___; ed Neb Wes Acad; Neb Wes; m Elsie G Winfield June 1925 Waco; s Edgar Dale; d Helen Claire; secy to chancellor Neb Wes 4 years; 5 years credit man Ideal Stone Co, Omaha; 1929- dist credit mgr Socony-Vacuum Oil Co, Omaha; Assoc Retailers of Omaha; Natl Assn of Credit Men; AF&AM; St Paul Meth Ch; hobbies, fishing, cribbage; off Socony-Vacuum Oil Bldg; res 3519 N 53rd, Omaha.

   HOLT, EDGAR ALLAN: College Dean; b Tazewell, Tenn Oct 12, 1900; s of Neuten L HoIt-Sarah C Mayes; ed Tazewell Tenn; Lincoln Memorial U, Harrogate Tenn, BA 1921; U of Ia, MA 1926; Ohio St U, PhD 1928; m Kathryn Percival Feb 22, 1922 Owensboro Ky; 1921-22 HS tchr, Owensboro Ky; 1922-23 HS prin, 1923-24 supt of schs, Alton Ia; 1925-26 supt of schs, Orange City Ia; 1926-27 fellow at Ohio St U, 1928 asst in history; 1928-31 prof & chmn of history dept, Southern Ill Tchrs Coll; 1931-32 head of dept of history & govt, 1932- also dean of Omaha U; 1931 author Party Politics, Ohio, contributor of articles in Missouri Hist Review, Missouri Valley Hist Review & Palimpsest; NEA; AAUP; Missouri Valley Hist Assn, chmn local com on arrangements 1940; Amer Hist Assn; Professional Mens Club; hobby, tennis; off U of Omaha; res 525 S 51st, Omaha.


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   HOLZMAN, MAX L: Merchant; b New York City, N Y Sept 15, 1903; s of William L Holzman-Mildred V Levy; ed Omaha; Culver Ind Mil Acad, Culver Ind 1922; m Sarah Weil June 20, 1928 Lexington Ky; s William Weil; d Susan Jean; 1922- with Neb Clothing Co, Omaha; Jr C of C, mbr waterways com; Lions; YMCA, sustaining mbr; Comm Chest, mbr social service com; VP Omaha Comm playhouse; Neb Coun for Crime Prevention, dir; Highland Country Club; B'nai B'rith; Temple Israel, past dir; hobbies horseback riding, skating, walking; grandfather, Morris Levy, one of founders of Neb Clothing Co; off 15th & Farnam; res 900 N Happy Hollow Blvd, Omaha.

   HOLZMAN, WILLIAM LOUIS: Merchant; b New York City, N Y Mar 10, 1873; s of Max Holzman-Sarah Korn; ed N Y; m Mildred Levy Nov 28, 1900 Omaha; s Max L; 1888-98 errand boy, later asst mfg supt S W Korn & Co, New York City; 1898-1911 mbr clothing mfg firm, Korn & Holzman, New York City; 1911- supt Neb Clothing Co, 1912-29 secy-treas, 1929- pres; Assoc Retailers of Omaha; C of C, honored Feb 1938 for civic work; Carter Lake Development Assn, mbr exec com; BSA, commodore of Sea Scouts; mbr exec com of Covered Wagon Coun; Famlly Welfare Assn; first VP Omaha Comm Chest; sustaining mbr YMCA; B'nai B'rith; Jewish Comm Center, pres; Highland Country Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite, 32o; BPOE 39; Temple Israel; hobbies, motor boating, BSA work; off Nebraska Clothing Co; res 900 N Happy Hollow Blvd, Omaha.

   HOPLEY, RUSSELL JAMES: Vice-President Telephone Co; b Blue Island, Ill Apr 28, 1895; s of John Barnes Hopley-Mary Elizabeth Russell; ed Fort Madison Ia HS 1914; to Helen J Kreymborg Feb 6, 1931 Omaha; s Russell James Jr, John K; 1915-17 collector for Ia Tele Co at Fort Madison Ia, 1919-20 mgr at McGregor, Ia; 1920-22 mgr Ia Tele Co, Waterloo Ia; 1922 Ia Tele Co became Northwestern Bell Tele Co; 1922-23 mbr gen staff Northwestern Bell Tele Co, Omaha, 1923-25 mgr at Des Moines Ia, 1925-29 dist mgr central Ia at Des Moines, 1929-37 mbr gen staff at Omaha, 1937-38 gen mgr Neb & S D with hdqrs at Omaha, 1937- VP & dir Northwestern Bell Tele Co, also VP & dir Dakota Central & Tri-State Tele & Teleg Cos; during World War in US army 1917, 313th field signal batt, O/S 1 year, disch June 11, 1919, Camp Dodge Ia; Amer Leg post 1; Omaha Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Omaha Country club; C of C; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Presby Ch; Rep; off 1209 Northwestern Bell Telephone Bldg; res 725 N 57th, Omaha.

   HORAN, PHILIP EDWARD: Attorney; b Ottumwa, Ia June 24, 1885; s of Philip Horan-Margaret Sullivan; ed Ambrose Coll, Davenport Ia 1904; Creighton U, BA 1908, LLB & MA 1913; Gamma Eta Gamma; m Blanche A Coffman June 24, 1916 Omaha; s Philip Edward Jr, William Coffman; d Kathleen; 1909-13 tchr, Creighton Prep, while in law sch; 1913 adm to Neb bar; 1913-17 prac law with Mahoney & Kennedy, Omaha; 1917-20 ptr in law firm Kennedy, Holland, Lacy & Horan; 1920-21 treas, Andrew Murphy & Son, Inc, trucking & auto bus; 1921-27 ptr in law firm Sears, Horan & Sears; 1927 atty for Mutual Benefit Health & Accident Assn; 1937- atty for United Benefit Life Ins Co; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; Omaha Athletic Club; C of C; Cath Ch; hobby, bridge; off 300 Faidley Bldg; res 1315 S 35th Ave, Omaha.

   HOSFORD, WILLARD DEERE: Vice-President & General Manager Implement Co; b Clinton, Ia June 13, 1882; s of Schiller Hosford-Floy Mabel Chapman; ed Clinton & Moline Ia 1899; Phillips Exeter Acad 1902; Yale U, BA 1906; Delta Kappa Epsilon; m Mary Lee McShane June 24, 1908 Omaha; a Willard Deere Jr; d Kathryn Emma; 1906- with John Deere Plow Co at Omaha, 1906-16 clk to asst treas, 1925- VP, 1932 gen mgr; dir Northwestern Bell Tele Co; dir Amer Res Life Ins Co; dir Natl Security Fire Ins Co; dir Union Stockyards; regent Creighton U; past dir Omaha Club; past pres & dir Omaha Country Club; past dir C of C; hobbies, golf, hunting, fishing; off 912 Howard; res 525 S 37th, Omaha.

   HOSMAN, DAVID FAY: Restaurant Proprietor; b Oakdale, Neb Nov 23, 1892; s of Rev Elmer E Hosman-Edna A Mills; ed Lyons & Omaha; Neb Wes; Omaha U; U of Wis, BSc 1917; m Dagmar E Andersen Oct 9, 1920 Scottsbluff; s Dale E. Davis F; d Aline Rita; 1917-19 research chemist for Blue Valley Creamery Co, Chicago Ill; 1919-25 mgr Scottsbluff Creamery Co, Scottsbluff; 1926-29 oprd restaurant, Daytona Beach Fla; 1930- owner & opr several restaurants, Omaha; during World War enl 1918 in gas defense div US army, disch 1919; optimist Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Shrine; hobbies, home & family; off Wellington Hotel; res 821 S 96th, Omaha.

   HOSMAN, ELMER ELLSWORTH: Retired; b Blackhawk Co, Ia Nov 13, 1863; s of Isaac Hosman-Susan D Kistler; ed Blackhawk Co Ia; Garrett Biblical Inst, Evanston Ill; comml sch, Valparaiso Ind; Neb Wes, hon DD 1915; m Edna A Mills Feb 3, 1887 Oakdale; s Everett M, Ross K (dec), David Fay, Paul D, Stuart E (dec); d Ione E, Doris E (Mrs Carl J Hahn Jr), Olive C (Mrs John F Shrouts); 1882-85 emp on farm; 1885-90 bank teller; 1890-92 circuit pastor, Plainview; 1892-93 pastor, O'Neill; 1895-98 pastor while in coll; 1898-99 pastor, Plainview; 1899-1900 field secy, Neb Wes; 1900-04 pastor, Lyons; 1904-10 pastor Walnut Hill Church, Omaha; 1910-16 supt Norfolk dist; 1916-17 pastor First Ch, Grand Island; 1917-20 pastor, Ord; 1920-22 pastor, Kimball; 1922-30 corresponding secy, Neb Meth Hosp; 1930-32 assoc pastor, St Pauls Meth Ch, Omaha; 1932 ret; Meth Minister's Assn of Omaha, pres; pres bd of trustees Neb Goodwill industries; Meth Ch, chmn hist com & past secy comml audit com Neb annual conf, past secy Neb conf claiments soc; AF&AM; RAM; res 3519 Cuming, Omaha.

   HOSMAN, EVERETT MILLS: Director of Adult Education; b Oakdale, Neb May 21, 1888; s of Rev Elmer E Hosman-Edna Mills; ed Lyons HS; Neb Wes, BA 1910; U of Chicago, MA 1915; Columbia U; U of N; Acacia; Phi Delta Kappa; Phi Sigma Sigma natl secy; m Maebelle Myra Sutton Dec 27, 1917 Madison; s Richard Sutton, Robert Mills; d Lucille Mae; 1910-12 tchr, David City HS; 1912-13 supt of schs, Silver Creek; 1914-15 instr DePauw U, Greencastle Ind; 1916-17 instr Ellsworth Coll, Ia; 1920-22 supt of schs, Ord; 1922-32 exec secy NSTA; 1922-32 founder & editor of Neb Ednl Journal; 1932 dir of extn div & sch of adult edn, U of Omaha, dir of summer session; during World War enl 1917 in US AS 2nd lt disch 1919; maj ORC; life mbr NSTA; NEA; Amer Assn of Sch Administrators; past pres Continental Club; Rotary; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Shrine; Meth Ch; Rep; hobbies, camping, hunting, fishing; off U of Omaha; res 1112 N 36th, Omaha.

   HOTZ, MRS JOSEPHINE L: Homemaker; b New Hampton, Ia; d of John M Lynch-Maria Kerby; ed Sioux City Ia HS; Clarke Coll, Dubuque Ia; U of Ia, BA 1908; Kappa Kappa Gamma; Phi Beta Kappa; m William J Hotz Apr 17, 1912 Sioux City Ia; s William J Jr; 1912- homemaker; Comm Chest, mbr bd of govs; Coun of Social Agencies, mbr exec com; Girl Scouts of Amer, coun mbr; AAUW; past mbr NERA; Mu Sigma Study Club; bd mbr Cath Charities; Cath Child Welfare, bd mbr; Christ Child House, dir; past natl treas Natl Coun of Cath Women, co-chmn parent-tchrs activities; Omaha Diocesan Coun of Cath Women; hobbies, fishing, camping, canoeing; res 2415 N 45th Ave, Omaha.

   HOTZ, WILLIAM J: Attorney; b Iowa City, Ia Oct 15, 1886; s of William J Hotz Sr-Matilda Ward; ed Iowa City HS; U of Ia, BA 1908, LLB 1910; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; m Josephine Lynch Apr 17, 1912 Sioux City Ia; s William J Hotz Jr; 1910 adm to Neb bar & to Ia courts; 1931 adm to US supreme court; Omaha Bar Assn; Neb St Bar Assn, mbr law lib com; Amer Bar Assn; Neb supreme court, mbr com on new code civil procedure; special asst to atty-gen in anti-trust litigation; C of C, mbr aerial transportation com, Neb Aeronautics Commission; regional VP Natl Assn of State Aviation Ofcls; Natl Aeronautic Assn, past Neb gov; Dem, mbr speakers bur State Central Com; hobby, aviation; off 1530-5 City National Bank Bldg; res 2415 N 45th Ave, Omaha.

   HOVEY, FORD EDWIN: President Building & Loan Association; b Henderson, N Y Sept 3, 1876; s of Azel Hovey-Mary E Vorce; ed N Y & Horton Kas; m Jessie Fluke Apr 30, 1901 Horton Kas; s Henry A; 1896-1901 with Bank of Horton Kas, 1901 cash; 1900-10 with Okla banks; 1910-14 VP Stockyards Bank of St Joseph Mo & St Joseph Cattle Loan Co; 1914 pres, Denver Stockyards Bank & Denver Cattle Loan Co; 1916-20 VP, Stockyards Natl Bank Co, & Cattle Feeders Loan Co, Omaha; 1920- pres of Stockyards Natl Bank Co, Omaha; 1926- pres Union Stockyards Co, Omaha; 1932-34 chief of agrl credit & banking diva RFC, Washington DC; 1934- pres Occidental B & L Assn, Omaha; past pres C of C; past mbr bd of govs, Ak-Sar-Ben, king; chmn Greater Omaha com; past chmn Comm Chest; Omaha Athletic Club; Omaha Coun-



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   HOVEY, HENRY A: Bank President; b Horton, Kas June 3, 1903; s of Ford E Hovey-Jessie Fluke; ed Omaha; Ohio Wes, BA 1925; Delta Tau Delta; m Evelyn Lowe June 17, 1926 Columbus O; s Ford Edwin II; d Constance Creed; 1925-28 asst cash, State Bank of Sterling, Colo; 1928-35 asst cash, Stockyards Natl Bank of Omaha, 1935-38 cash; 1939- pres South Omaha Savings Bank; C of C, South Omaha Assoc Mchts & Professional Mens Club, treas; South Omaha Mchts Assn, treas; Omaha Country Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; hobby, travel; off South Omaha Savings Bank; res 5036 Decatur, Omaha.

   HOWE, DONALD K: Vice-President Creamery Co; b Fairmont, Neb Sept 6, 1893; s of Edgar F Howe-Emma K Miller; ed Omaha Central HS 1911; U of N; Dartmouth, BSc 1915, MSc 1915; m Rachel Farrington Oct 8, 1919 Milton Mass; s Richard, Donald; d Mary; 1916-17 with Winchester Repeating Arms Co, New Haven Conn; 1917 6 mos with Fairmont Creamery Co, Omaha; 1919- with Fairmont Creamery Co, 1933- VP in chg of mfg dept; 1917-19 during World War 2nd lt ordnance dept; Amer Leg; AF&AM; First Congl Ch; off 12th & Jones; res 103 N 55th, Omaha.

   HOWE, EDGAR F: President Creamery Co; b Owatonna, Minn Feb 2, 1862; s of Lafayette F Howe-Mary Tisdale; ed Fredericksburg & Nashua Ia; m Emma Miller Oct 18, 1886 Hastings; s Donald K; d Helen (Mrs T B Chase), Edith (Mrs J T Kaemmerlen), Marion (Mrs Marion Goblet); 1876-84 clk in gen store & helper in creamery, Fredericksburg Ia; 1884-86 asst butter maker in creameries, Hastings & Sutton; 1886-93 buttermaker & supt Fairmont Creamery Co at Fairmont, 1887 stockholder, 1893-99 supt at Crete, 1897-1900 secy-treas, 1899- mbr Omaha branch, 1900-21 secy, 1921-33 VP, 1933- pres; honored for 40 years of service with co Jan 1, 1926; Neb St Dairymens Assn, past pres & mbr since orgn; Amer Poultry Inst, past dir & mbr since orgn; past pres Amer Butter Inst; past dir C of C; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben, mbr 40 years; IOOF, oldest mbr, Fairmont; Happy Hollow Club, dir & mbr since orgn; AF&AM; Scot Rite, 32o; Tangier Shrine; hobbies, fishing, hunting, celebrated Golden Wedding Oct 18, 1936; off 12th & Jones; res 204 N 52nd, Omaha.

   HOWLAND, EDWARD HASTINGS: Retired; b Cincinnati, O Mar 29, 1851; s of John A Howland-Harriett Hunnewell; ed Brie Ill; m Inez Sage Dec 31, 1879 Erie Ill (dec Nov 8, 1938); d Blanche Caliste (Mrs Edward P Boyer), Fannie Sage (Mrs William R Wood), Marjorie Helen (Mrs Richard F Payne); as boy & young man asstd father on farm; 1881-85 plasterer & brick contr Omaha; 1885-90 with Louis Bradford in Howland & Bradford Lbr Co, Omaha; 1890-1922 Howland Lbr & Coal Co; 1906-22 with E P Boyer org & opr Boyer-Van Kuran Lbr & Coal Co, later E P Boyer Lbr & Coal Co, VP, pres until 1922; 1922- ret; at beginning of Hanscom Park in Omaha acquired first adjoining bldg site, built 2 homes; 7th generation descendant original Mayflower group of colonists; Neb Soc of Mayflower Descendants; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; C of C; Congl Ch, mbr finance com when ch was built; celebrated Golden Wedding Dec 31, 1929; hobbies, fishing, travel; res 1384 S 35th, Omaha.

   HUFF, LEE JR: President Auto Co; b Grand Island, Neb July 15, 1889; s of Lee Huff-Adelaide Keasey; ed Omaha Central HS; U of N, BA 1921; Delta Tau Delta; m Rosavere Menagh Oct 1, 1921 Denison Ia; s Lee III; d Sara Lee; 1915-17 auto mechanic for Neb Buick Auto Co, Lincoln; 1918-21 emp by Neb Buick Auto Co while in sch; 1921-30 mgr Neb Buick Auto Co, Omaha; 1930- owner, opr & pres Lee Huff Inc; lic US pilot; during World War enl in US army 1917, inf, comm 1st lt motor transport, disch Dec 1918; Amer Leg; Omaha Auto Trade Assn; Natl Auto Dlrs Assn; C of C; Natl Aeronautic Assn; AF&AM; Scot Rite 32o; Shrine; Dem; hobbies, hunting, horses; off 508 S 19th; res 4814 Douglas, Omaha.

   HUGHES, JOHN WILLIAM: President Life Insurance Co; b Omaha, Neb Nov 6, 1881; s of William H S Hughes-Margaret Berlin; ed Omaha HS 1900; m Virginia Herdman July 22, 1936 Chicago Ill; d Marian Yule; 1900-02 treas, Pacific Express Co, Omaha; 1902-12 teller Omaha Natl Bank; 1912-13 asst secy Guarantee Mutual Life Assn, 1913-30 secy, 1914-30 dir, 1930-37 VP, 1937- pres; Ins Fedn of Neb, mbr exec com; Ad-Sell League; C of C, mbr exec com of ins div; Omaha Athletic Club, past dir; Omaha Field Club, dir & past pres; Omaha Country Club; AF&AM 268; Scot Rite; Tangier Shrine; Royal Order of Jesters; hobbies, hunting, fishing, golf, gardening; off 1806 Douglas; res Blackstone Hotel, Omaha.

   HUMPHREYS, WALTER GUY: Owner Construction Co; b Otterbein, Ind Oct 1. 1878; s of James W Humphreys-Sarah J Sewell; ed Iroquois Ill; DeKalb Ill St Normal 1900; m Ola Karr July 26, 1903 (dec Feb 29, 1932); s Lowell Karr; m Chelsea M Besack Nov 14, 1933 Omaha; 1893-1900 worked with father in mfg & use of ditching machines, patented by father; 1900-06 sch tchr, Ill; 1907-13 mfr, developed father's ditching machine bus in Colo & other states; 1913-22 ptr of brother Omar R in Humphreys Bros Machine Shop, Omaha; 1923-32 with brother owner & opr contracting bus; 1932 since brother's death owner & opr W G Humphreys Construction Co; AF&AM 302; hobbies, reading, travel; off 4680 Leavenworth; res 1106 Turner Blvd, Omaha.

   HUNT, HOWARD BEEMAN: Physician & Surgeon; b Winthrop, N Y Sept 28, 1902; s of Levi Luther Hunt-Chloe Beeman; ed Brasher & Stockholm HS, Winthrop N Y, 1920; U of Cal, BA 1922, MA 1926; Harvard U, MD 1927; grad work U of Mich 1927-29; U of Minn; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Xi; Alpha Omega Alpha; m Harriet Newton Mar 23, 1930 Buffalo N Y; s Thomas Richard; d Chloe Mae; 1922-23 teaching fellow in zoology, U of Cal; 1923-24 & 1926-27 teaching fellow in physiology, Harvard U; 1927-28 interne Uni Hosp at Ann Arbor Mich, 1928-29 resident radiologist; 1929-30 instr in radiology, U of Mich; 1930-84 asst prof in radiology; U of N Coll of Med, 1934-37 assoc prof of radiology, 1937- prof of radiology; author: Radiotherapeutics in Appleton's System of Therapeutics & numerous articles on cancer & x-ray diagnosis; mbr & VP staff Uni Hosp; attending radiologist Douglas Co Hosp & Uni Hosp; dir tumor clinic U of N, Coll of Med; Neb St Radiological Soc; councilor Radiological Soc of N Amer; 1936 recd fellowship Amer Coll of Radiology; 1934 diplomate Amer Ed of Radiology; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Ad-Sell League; Omaha Midwest Clinical Soc; hobby, photography; off Methodist Hospital; res 1812 N 53rd, Omaha.

   HUNT, LEWIS SETH: Owner Transfer & Grain Co; b Pacific Junction. Ia Mar 23, 1901; s of Seth Hunt-Jennie Lenox; ed Mead & Arlington; m Beulah Kemper May 5, 1928 Council Bluffs Ia; d Gloria Lee; 1908-23 farmer, Saunders Co; 1924-30 emp in trucking bus, Mead; 1931- owner & opr Hunt Transfer & Grain Co, Valley; mbr town bd 1937-39; C of C; Neb-Ia Motor Carriers Assn; AF&AM 310; Chris Sci Ch; Rep; hobby, hunting; res Valley.

   HUNTER, ALEXANDER DAVID: Secretary Life Insurance Co; b Superior Neb Dec 20, 1890; s of Alexander Eckford Hunter-Fanny S Barber; ed Grinnell Ia Acad 1909; Grinnell Ia Coll; U of Omaha, law sch; m Zena VasBinder Dec 20, 1923 Omaha; s Allen David; d Alabelle Marie; adm to Neb bar 1917; 1910-11 with UP RR, Omaha; 1911-21 steno, clk, asst dept mgr, later dept mgr Guarantee Fund Life Assn, later Guarantee Mutual Life Co, 1921 dir, 1921-36 asst secy, 1936- secy; during World War ent USN Feb 1918, hosp corps, stationed Pensacola Fla, base hosp, disch Aug 1919; Neb Childrens Home Soc, dir & trustee; Omaha Athletic Club; Happy Hollow Club; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Ad-Sell League; Lions; C of C; AF&AM, York Rite; First Central Congl Ch; hobbies, golf, fishing, outdoors, travel; off 1805 Douglas; res 2338 N 55th, Omaha.

   HUNTER, PERCY J: Dentist; b Milbrook, Canada June 15, 1878; s of James Hunter-Marion Helen Thompson; ed Omaha HS; Omaha Dental Coll, DDS 1899; Delta Sigma Delta; m Frances S Hamblet, 1902 Omaha; s Clarence P (dec Sept 1929), Russell E; d Frances Caroline (Mrs Robert Davidson), Marian Elizabeth (Mrs Neal Hand); 1899- dentist, Chadron & Omaha; Omaha Dist Dental Soc; Neb St Dental Assn; Odontoligic Soc, Omaha; hobby, mechanics; off 1129 City National Bank Bldg; res 2869 Bauman, Omaha.

   HUNTER, RICHARD C: Attorney; b West Point, Neb Dec 3, 1884; s of Jabez R Hunter-Sarah F ___; ed Omaha HS 1904; U of N, BA 1904; Columbia U, LLB 1911; Harvard U, 1912; Delta Sigma Rho; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; m Viletta G Taylor Apr 22, 1908 Lincoln (dec Sept 1937); 1915 mbr Neb legislature; 1915-16 judge


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municipal court, Omaha; 1933-35 atty for RACC; 1934 US sen 57 days, filled vacancy of Senator R B Howell (dec); 1937-38 atty gen of Neb; Omaha, Douglas Co & Neb St Bar Assns; AF&AM; BPOE; Dem, 1920 nominee for atty gen of Neb; 1928 nominee for state railway commr; hobbies, golf, horseback riding; res 817 S 36th, Omaha.

   HUPP, ALLEN THURMAN: Association Secretary-Treasurer & Manager; b Guthrie Co, Ia June 8, 1888; s of Thomas Findley Hupp-Hattie Estella Young; ed Corning Ia HS; Presby Acad, Corning Ia; m Laura Weatherford Nov 24, 1916 Corpus Christi, Tex; 1908-16 mechanic & carp, Corning Ia; 1919-20 salesman US C of C, Omaha; 1920 orgn work with Nation's Business; 1920-21 field secy for Assoc Retailers of Omaha, 1921-24 secy Retail Mchts Assn, Council Bluffs Ia; 1924- secy-treas & gen mgr Assoc Retailers of Omaha; Mexican border service, enl June 26, 1916 Fort Brown Tex, Dec 1916 commd 2nd lt, Feb 20, 1917 retd to Fort Des Moines, Apr 1917 commd 1st lt; during World War Apr 1917 recruiting service, Corning Ia for Co K 3rd Ia Inf, Aug 5, 1917 ent Co K, 168th US inf, 42nd (Rainbow) div, O/S 2 years; Amer Leg post 1; VFW; DAV; Natl Retail Credit Assn, past dir; Natl Assn of Comml Orgn Secys; Natl Assn of Retail Secys; past chmn finance com, Assoc Credit Burs of Amer, dir; 1935 org Better Bus Bur, Omaha; Comm Chest, chmn bus div; past dir YMCA, chmn mbrship com; past dir Ad-Sell League; C of C; Concord Club, pres 1930-31; Omaha Field Club, pres 1936-39; past mbr His Majesty's Coun, Ak-Sar-Ben; BPOE 39; AF&AM 275; Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine; hobbies, golf, history; off 1626-38 City National Bank Bldg; res 5123 Nicholas, Omaha.

   HUSTON, THOMAS R: Vice President Real Estate Co; b Mystic, Ia Sept 13, 1889; s of Frederic C Huston-Lydia F ___; ed Nevada Mo HS 1906; m Ida Hauck Oct 13, 1917 Omaha; 1908-11 emp in abstract off, Nevada MO; 1912-13 salesman for H J Heinz Co, Omaha; 1914-28 with Tukey & Son in real est bus, Omaha; 1929- VP, George & Co, Realtors; during World War June-Dec 1918 instr SC, Lincoln; C of C, chmn of industrial com; YMCA; AF&AM; KCCH; Scot Rite; First Chris Ch; hobby, golf; off 933 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 3319 Pine, Omaha.

   HUTCHINSON, HAROLD RAY: Vice President & Secretary Insurance Co; b Diller, Neb June 27, 1901; s of Samuel C Hutchinson-Elizabeth Eick; ed Diller HS 1919; U of N, BSc 1923; m Pearl Elizabeth Powley Sept 10, 1927 Woodbine Is; 1923-27 dept mgr Midwest Life Ins Co, Lincoln; 1927-28 off mgr, 1928-31 asst secy, 1931-32 secy, 1933- VP & secy Amer Res Life Ins Co, Omaha; Neb Ins Inst pres 1936; Ad-Sell League; Omaha Athletic Club; Omaha Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM 206; First Central Congl Ch; Rep; hobbies, sports, travel; off 300 Farm Credit Bldg; res 670 N 57th Ave, Omaha.

   IMIG, JACOB H: Accountant; b Seward, Neb Feb 10, 1907; s of Jacob Imig-Anna Graff; ed Seward HS 1924; U of N, BSc 1928; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; m Gretchen Virginia Kirk Oct 15, 1933 Atlantic Is; s John Kirk; certified pub acct; 1928-34 acct with Ernst & Ernst pub sects, Omaha; 1934-37 estab & oprd firm Hewitt & Imig, pub accts, Omaha; 1937- mbr firm Irwin-Imig, pub sects, Omaha; mbr Amer Inst of Accts; mbr Neb Soc of Certified Pub Accts; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; off 840 First National Bank Bldg; res 2833 S 35th, Omaha.

   INGOLDSBY, THOMAS WILLIAM: State Manager Press Association; b Ludlow, Ky Oct 11, 1885; s of James H Ingoldsby-Anna Lester; ed Council Bluffs Ia; m Mary Frances O'Neill Nov 26, 1919 Council Bluffs Ia; d Gloria; 1901-05 with Western Union Teleg Co, Council Bluffs Ia; 1905-09 with AP, Omaha; 1909-13 teleg opr for UP RR, Omaha; 1913- state mgr UP, Omaha; off World Herald Bldg; res 309 N 41st Ave, Omaha.

   ISARD, W RAY: Contractor & Painter; b Omaha, Neb Feb 1, 1896; s of William R Isard-Sarah Jane Reed; ed Omaha HS; m Irene Lorene Howes May 19, 1922 Glenwood Ia; s W Ray Jr; 1916- owner & opr painting & decorating bus, specialist in comml & industrial bldg maintenance, Omaha; during World War 1917-19 chief carpenter's mate in USN; Amer Leg; mbr exec bd & past VP Painting & Decorating Contractors of Amer, past pres Omaha ch, past pres Neb coun; Omaha Builders Exchange; mbr natl code authority during NRA; C of C; Concordia Club; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; dir of Cubs, BSA, coun mbr Covered Wagon Area; AF&AM 11; Scot Rite, 32o; Tangier Shrine; Miller Park Presby Ch; hobbies, fishing, travel; off 612 Electric Bldg; res 6514 N 31st Ave, Omaha.

   JABELMANN, OTTO J: Vice-President in Charge of Research; b Cheyenne, Wyo; s of Louis Jabelmann-Anna ___; ed Cheyenne Wyo; Seattle Wash; U of Mich; Stanford U; Acacia; m Teresa Shower 1927 Boulder Colo; 1906- engine crew caller, machinist appr, foreman & in other supervisory capacities, now VP in chg of research & mechanical standards of UP RR, Omaha; ASME; C of C; off 504 Union Pacific Bldg; res 4918 Webster, Omaha.

   JACKS, LEO VINCENT: Director Classics Department; b Grand Island, Neb Mar 14, 1896; s of Wellville P Jacks-Margaret Genevieve McMullen; ed York; St Mary's Coll, St Marys Kas, BA 1917; Cath U of Amer, MA 1920, PhD 1922; m Maxine Frances White Aug 2, 1930 Omaha; s Marshall Lee; d Marcia Claire; 1922 tchr, Columbia Coll, Dubuque Ia; 1923 tchr Notre Dame U; 1923-27 emp on farms, ranches & RR & wrote fiction; 1928-30 prof of classics Creighton U, Omaha, 1930- head of classics dept; contributor to Colliers, Scribners, Munsey's, Catholic World & Catholic Educational Review; author of Service Record, 1928; Xenophen 1929; LaSalle 1930; Mother Marianne of Molokai 1935; during World War enl 4th Neb Inf Aug 7, 1917, 34th div in US & 32nd div in France, participated in Aisne-Marne, Oise-Aisne & Meuse-Argonne, disch June 19, 1919; 1928, 1929, 1937 & 1938 coach, Neb civilian rifle team at Camp Perry O; Amer Leg; Omaha Rifle & Pistol Club; Natl Rifle Assn; Amer Philological Assn; L' Association Guillaune Bude; Cath Ch; Indep; hobby, rifle shooting; off 440 Administration Bldg, Creighton U; res 2751 Fontenelle Blvd, Omaha.

   JACOBBERGER, E M: Retired; b Lenaunbach, Alsace-Lorraine Jan 18, 1876; s of Michael Jacobberger-Theresa ___; ed Alsace-Lorraine; Creighton U, 1890; m Calista Donaldson Oct 1, 1900 Avoca Ia; d Cecilia Wisler, Melba Hanlon; 1890-97 with Berkley Printing Co, Omaha, also printer & professional baseball player, St Louis; 1900-07 with Eggers-O'Flyng, Omaha; 1907-10 with World Herald & other newspapers, Omaha; 1910-14 owner & publisher Benson Times; 1914-15 with Douglas Printing Co; 1915-17 org & oprd Eddy Printing Co, Omaha, 1929 consolidated with McCoy-Finlayson Printing Co & became Inland Press; 1930-38 Douglas Co commr; 1938- ret; C of C; Concord Club, dir 3 years; past ofcr MWA; BPOE; FOE; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Shrine; hobbies, hunting, fishing; res 2501 N 49th, Omaha.

   JACOBS, MORRIS ELIAS: Partner in Advertising Agency; b Omaha, Neb Aug 7, 1895; s of Nathaniel Elias Jacobs-Gertrude Shafton; ed Omaha HS; U of Mo; Alpha Delta Sigma; m Rae Sara Iseman Sept 15, 1927 Omaha; d Natalie Sue; 1902 newsboy Omaha, earned expenses while in sch by working as newsboy; 1916-17 reporter, Springfield Ill State Journal; 1917-18 political reporter, Des Moines Ia Register-Tribune; 1918-23 gen assignment reporter & feature writer, also in advertising & editorial depts, Omaha Bee & Omaha News; 1919 toured Europe as advertising campaign representative of Brandeis Store; 1923- ptr of Leo B Bozell in advertising firm, offs in Omaha, Indianapolis, Chicago & Houston Tex; dir of advertising for Neb Power Co; 1931-33 chmn natl planning com of Natl Refrigeration Bur, supervised expenditure of 4 million dollar advertising; 1938- dir & VP Natl Progressive Life Ins Co, Omaha; author of numerous advertising & allied arts articles in natl publications; 1933 editor NRA Worker; during World War served only few days, disch because of impaired vision; Amer Leg post 1, mbr exec com & chmn finance com; mbr exec com Pub Utilities Advertising Assn of Amer several years, speaker on natl programs, 1932 dir; Ak-Sar-Ben; C of C; Comm Chest, 1939 chmn publicity com; 1939 chmn publicity com, Golden Spike Days; B'nai B'rith; Variety Club; mbr exec com, Natl Coun of Jewish Fedns; chmn initial gifts com, Jewish Philanthropies 1934 & 1939; 1939 mbr exec com Jewish Comm Center; listed in "Who's Who in Jewry"; Temple Israel, trustee, pres Temple Brotherhood 2 years, mbr natl bd 1935-36; hobby, social service activities; off 510 Electric Bldg; res 516 S 38th Ave, Omaha.

   JACOBSEN, ELMER G: Manager Appliance Co; b Omaha, Neb Apr 1, 1910; s of P C Jacobsen-Caren ___; ed Omaha Tech HS; m Leona Kere Oct 11, 1934 Omaha; dist foreman 1 1/2 years Northwestern Bell Tele Co; 1930-35 mgr Omaha Appliance Co, 1935- off mgr; Co-operative Club;



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BPOE; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off 1720 Jackson; res 9509 N 29th, Omaha.

   JAHR, HERMAN MONDLE: Physician; b Austria Apr 10, 1894; s of Carl Jahr-Bertha Frank; ed New York City HS 1912; Coll of New York City; U of Ark, BSc 1918; U of N, MD 1923; grad work Columbia U 1924-25, Mount Sinai Hosp, New York City 1925; Xi Zeta Xi; m Ester Newman June 2, 1923 Omaha; d Elizabeth, Bertha Lee; came to US 1898; 1923-24 interne Meth Hosp, Omaha; 1925- prac med, Omaha, pediatrician; 1925- assoc prof of pediatrics, U of N Coll of Med, Omaha; 1937- editor of Neb St Med Journal; lecturer in pediatrics, attending pediatrician Uni, Douglas Co, Meth & Luth Hosps, Omaha, contributor of articles to med periodicals, regular contributor to Hygeia Magazine; pediatrician of Neb Childrens Home, Omaha & Visiting Nurses Assn; 1938- pres Neb Pediatric Soc; 1936 designated diplomate of Amer Bd of Pediatrics; 1939 elec fellow Amer Acad of Pediatrics; secy Omaha-Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Temple Israel; hobby, riding; off 1120 Medical Arts Bldg; res 721 S 38th, Omaha.

   JAMES, CHARLES STANTON: Physician & Surgeon; b Nebraska City, Neb; s of Charles James-Mariah Strawbridge; ed Nebraska City HS; U of N; Omaha Med Coll, MD 1899; Bellevue Med Coll, New York City, MD 1900; Phi Beta Phi; 1900-14 priv med prac, New York City; 1913-14 attending nose & throat surg, Fordham Hosp, New York City; past adjunct prof of med dept Fordham U, New York City; 1915- priv med prac, Omaha; ophthalmologist, rhinologist, otologist & laryngologist, Luth Hosp, Omaha; mbr courtesy staff Immanuel & St Josephs Hosps, Omaha; one of founders Luth Hosp, New York City; past ophthalmologist, rhinologist, otologist & laryngologist Covenant Hosp, Omaha; past ophthalmologist Uni Hosp, Omaha; past instr & past asst prof of opthalmology U of N Coll of Med, Omaha; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; ACS; Omaha Douglas Co & Sioux Valley Acads of Ophthalmology, Rhinology, Otology & Laryngology; ch mbr Lions; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM 16 at New York City, life mbr, master 1911, York Rite; Scot Rite 32o; KT; Mecca Shrine, New York City; hobby, his farm; off 615 Medical Arts Bldg; res Fort Crook.

   JAMES, ORMAN E: Manager Sales Business; b Cortland, Neb June 8, 1890; s of Joseph H James-Rebecca McBride; ed Tecumseh HS; Northwestern Bus Coll, Beatrice; m Matilda Hautzinger Feb 6, 1915 Omaha; 1912- in sales bus, now mgr Underwood-Elliott-Fisher Co; Natl Off Management Assn; Cornhusker Motor Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; Ad-Sell League; C of C; Optimist Club; Omaha Athletic Club; AF&AM 1; Shrine; hobbies, hunting, fishing, farming, flowers; off 1721 Douglas; res 5506 N 28th Ave, Omaha.

   JAMES, WALTER GILBERT: Head of Speech Departmenf; b Raritan, Ill Jan 29, 1880; s of Stephen Price James-Martha Elizabeth Lynch; ed Sparland Ill HS 1898; Hedding Coll, BL 1902; Ill Wes, Bloomington Ill, BA 1903; Northwestern U, diploma in oratory, grad work 1907; Highland U, MA 1911, PhD 1913; Tau Kappa Epsilon; Sigma Tau Delta; m Cora 13 Smith Nov 27, 1907 Galesburg Ill; s Edwin Smith; 1904-07 instr pub speaking & dir physical edn, Upper Ia U, Fayette Ia; 1907-09 instr English & speech, Bellevue Coll, Bellevue; 1909-14 instr English & speech Highland U; 1914-19 pres of Highland U; 1917-30 prof of English & dean of Omaha U; 1926-37 & 1930-31 pres U of Omaha, 1931-33 head of English dept, 1933-36 dean of sch of fine arts, 1936- head of speech dept; Natl Assn of Tchrs of Speech; past mbr NEA; AAUP; past mbr Ad-Sell League; Presby Ch; hobbies, gardening, outdoor life; off U of Omaha; res 5407 Florence Blvd, Omaha.

   JAMIESON, WILLIAM NICHOLAS: Attorney; b Grand Island, Neb Oct 12, 1885; s of David F Jamieson-Delia Dunphy; ed Grand Island; Creighton U 1902-03; St Mary's Coll, St Marys Kas, BA 1907; Creighton U, LLB 1910; m Mary Ann Lovely June 19, 1911 Omaha; d Marjorie Ann; 1910 adm to Neb bar; 1911-13 Sarpy Co atty; 1913-21 ptr of Eugene D O'Sullivan in law firm Jamieson & O'Sullivan, South Omaha; 1921-27 ptr in law firm Jamieson, O'Sullivan & Southard; 1927- priv law prac, Omaha; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; Omaha Athletic Club; Cath Ch; Dem, 1924 candidate for congress; hobby, bridge; off 602 Barker Bldg; res 409 N 51st, Omaha.

   JANDA, FRANK F: Funeral Director; b Trebic, Moravia, Czechoslovakia Nov 1, 1873; s of Thomas Janda-Frances Hyber; ed Plattsmouth; studied embalming under Prof Carl Barns Chicago Ill; m Dora W Whalen Oct 8, 1900 Plattsmouth; 1877 with parents came to Amer, located in Chicago; 1878 came to Plattsmouth; emp in furn store, Plattsmouth, later assisted father on farm, Saunders Co; 1897 musician, Ia St Hosp, Clarinda; 1898 musician Neb St Hosp, Norfolk; 1898-1900 in furn bus, Plattsmouth; 1901-04 with brother Hubert in furn & undertaking bus, Weston & Wahoo; 1904- opr Janda Funeral Home, estab 1899, Omaha; 1902 Saunders Co coroner; 1913-19 dir Omaha Bohemian Band; Omaha & Neb Funeral Dirs Assns; MWA, banker 20 years & past coun mbr; Catholic Workmen; St Wenceslaus Cath Ch; hobbies, fishing, hunting, music; wife one of 1st lic lady embalmers in Neb, her parents were among 1st white settlers in Stanton Co before RR & sent 1st teleg message upon completion of lines into Stanton; off & res 1323 Martha, Omaha.

   JEFFERIS, ALBERT WEBB: Attorney; b Chester Co, Penn Dec 7. 1868; s of Henry P Jefferis-Elizabeth ___; ed Chester Co, Penn; State Normal, Chester Penn; U of Mich, BA 1893; Delta Chi; m Helen J Malarkey Oct 27, 1897 Oregon Ill; s Albert Webb Jr; d Janet (Mrs Hoyt R Hawke); 1893- prac law, Omaha; 1896-98 asst Douglas Co atty; 1919-23 mbr Neb legislature; 1924 mgr Coolidge-Dawes Auto Caravan, Plymouth Vt to Bellingham Wash; during World War campaigned on loan drives, & active in welfare work; Neb St Bar Assn; AF&AM 1; Scot Rite 32o; Rep; hobby, sports; off First National Bank Bldg; res 419 S 38th, Omaha.

   JEFFERS, WILLIAM MARTIN: Railway President; b North Platte, Neb, Jan 2, 1876; s of William J Jeffers-Elizabeth Gannon; ed North Platte HS; Franklin & Marshall Coll, Lancaster Penn, LLD at sesqui-centennial celebration; Creighton U, LLD; Coll of Idaho, Caldwell, LLD; m Lena A Schatz June 1900 North Platte; d Eileen Keliher; 1890-94 call boy later clk in maintenance of way dept, timekeeper & extra foreman of steel gang, UP RR, North Platte, studied telegraphy in spare time; 1894-98 teleg UP RRr, 1898-1905 train dispatcher, 1905-06 trainmaster at Green River, Wyo, 1906-07 trainmaster Denver Colo, 1907-09 asst supt Green River Wyo, 1909-15 div supt Cheyenne Wyo; 1911 Ogden Utah & Cheyenne consolidated into single div, div supt 1915, 1915 supt Neb dist at Omaha; 1915 gen supt, gen supvr UP RR, 1916-28 gen m at Omaha, 1917-28 VP, 1928-32 VP in chg of operations, 1932-37 exec VP, 1937- pres; recalls first name of more than 10,000 UP RR employes; 1939 prominent in org Gold Spike Days; recommended UP RR purchase of 500 A to be develop into mfg & industrial centers in maj cities served by UP RR; mbr UP Old Timers Club 20 years; Jr Old Timers Club; during World War gen mgr US RR Administration; mbr bd of govs Ak-Sar-Ben; C of Omaha Athletic Club; Omaha country Club; Union League Club of Chicago; dir UP RR, Omaha Natl Ban Assn of Amer RRs, & Western RR Execs; hobby, railroading; off Union Pacific Bldg; res 303 S 56th, Omaha.

   JEFFREY, HORACE VERN: Secretary & Treasurer Manufacturing C, b Burr Oak, Mich Aug 18, 1886; s John Marion Jeffrey-Mary Finney; ed Newport HS 1904; Grand Island Bus Coll 1906; m Helen Eugenia Hudspeth Sept 24, 1908 Omaha; s John Mason; 1907 emp by father in groc, flour & feed store, Bassett; 1907-11 ptr of father, in Jeffrey & Son; 1911-13 bkkpr First Natl Bank, Omaha; 1913-14 ptr in auto bus, Neb Crow-Elkhart Co, Omaha; 1914-16 cash & bkkpr Courtney & Co. Omaha; 1916-28 auditor Skinner Mfg Co, 1928-35 secy, 1938- secy-treas; 1928- secy-treas Quaker Baking CO, Council Bluffs Ia, owned by Skinner Mfg Co; C of C; off 14th & Jackson; res 2568 Crown Point Ave, Omaha

   JELEN, EDWARD JOHN: Chairman County Board; b Omaha, Neb July 29, 1911; s of Kvido Albert Jelen-Mary Zikmund; ed Omaha Tech HS 1928; Creighton U, BSc 1933; mbr football & track team; m Jeanne Armstrong July 25, 1936 Chicago; d Barbara Jean, Betty Ann; 1933 played professional baseball with Omaha Baseball Club & Western League; 1933-34 acct, Standard Oil Co of Neb; 1935 sen from 3rd dist, youngest ever elected to Neb legislature; 1935-38 asst supvr of WPA employment; 1938 chmn bd of Co commrs, youngest man to hold this position; dir Vinton Comml Club; Better Omaha Club; Jr C Of C; Highland Park improvement Club; Forest Pleasure Club; Park Ave

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