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

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improvement Club; Belvedere Club; Polish Citizens Club; Amer Czech Club; Southeast Improvement Club; Omaha Field Club; Happy Hollow Club; FOE 154; Dem; Presby Ch; hobbies, sports, ice skating; off Courthouse; res 2454 S 15th, Omaha.

   JENSEN, MRS FLORENCE HOLDEN: State Manager of Lodge; b Chambers, Neb; d of James William Holden-Alice Bullis; ed O'Neill; Omaha Central HS; Boyles Bus Coll, Omaha; m Talma E Jensen Dec 13, 1925 Fort Lauderdale Fla; 1910-12 secy to Holt Co recorder, O'Neill; 1912-13 secy to off mgr, Crane Co, Omaha; 1913-23 priv secy to Mrs Dora Alexander Talley, natl secy Woodmen Circle, Omaha; 1923-25 off mgr natl hdqrs of Woodmen Circle, Omaha; 1926-27 homemaker & special representative of Woodmen Circle, Palm Beach Fla; 1927-31 dist mgr of southeastern Texas Woodmen Circle at Houston Tex, 1931- state mgr Neb & Colo, 1935-39 natl regional dir of central region; 1939-43 natl historian; 1936-37 pres Neb Fraternal Congress, 1938-39 representative to natl conv Toronto Canada & Detroit Mich; during World War 1917-18 secy ARC ch of Woodmen Circle; women's div C of C; B&PW; Quota Club; OES; Woodmen Circle; First Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, travel, outdoors, reading; off 257-8 Aquila Court; res 2579 Mary, Omaha.

   JENSEN, JENS M: Owner Towel & Linen Supply Co; b Aalborg, Denmark May 1, 1886; s of Jens Jensen-Johanne Jensen; ed Denmark; m Hulda M Ellison Aug 12, 1916 Omaha; s Donald; 1906-11 traveled in Europe; 1911 came to Amer, settled in Omaha; 1911-13 emp in various parts of US; 1913-17 emp by Evans Model Laundry, Omaha; 1916 recd naturalization papers; 1917- owner & pres Frontier Towel & Linen Supply Inc, Omaha; Neb Laundry Owners Assn; Natl Assn of Amer Linen Supply; Assoc Retailers of Omaha; C of C; Omaha Field Club; IOOF 216; BPOE 39; Danish Brotherhood; AF&AM 25; Scot Rite, 32o; Tangier Shrine; Kountze Memorial Luth Ch; Rep; hobbies, golf, hunting; off 1474 S 16th; res 2459 N 45th Ave, Omaha.

   JEPSEN, R1CHARD W: Police Commissioner; b Omaha, Neb Apr 3, 1892; s of Edlef Jepsen-Christine Fredricksen; ed Omaha Central HS; m Mary G Glenn Sept 17, 1913 Omaha; s Richard L, Glenn K; d Marilyn M; retail groc, Omaha; pres Assoc Retailers of Omaha 1925-26; dir Fedn of Neb Retailers 1924; dir Natl Assn of Retail Grocers 1927; Omaha Concord Club; BPOE; FOE; Miller Park Presby Ch; res 2424 Newport Ave, Omaha.

   JEWELL, MRS CLARA BRUNDAGE: Homemaker; b Aurora, Ill Aug 27, 1875; d of Charles Brundage-Abigale Hall; ed Aurora Ill HS 1893; Northwestern U, DDS 1897; Mu Sigma, pres 1985; m Edwin Silas Jewell Feb 5, 1901 Lincoln; d Jean Marjorie (Mrs Hiram Arthur Lyke); 1897-99 dentist, Keithsburg Ill; 1899-1904 dentist, Lincoln; 1904- homemaker, Omaha; AAUW; past mbr Coll Club, active in internatl relations dept; First Unitarian Ch; hobbies, reading current events & internatl relations; res 418 S 38th Ave, Omaha.

   JEWELL, EDWIN SILAS: Custodian; b Vermontville, Mich Oct 23, 1867; s of Albert Goodwin Jewell-Catherine J Loomis; ed Northern Ind Normal, Valparaiso 1885; m Dr Clara Frances Brundage Feb 5, 1901 Lincoln; d Jean Marjorie (Mrs Hiram Arthur Lyke); 1885-90 salesman of Shannon Filing Systems for Schlect & Field Co, Boston Mass; 1890-96 with 2 uncles engaged in re-publishing 1847 edition of Webster's Dictionary; 1896-98 city salesman S S White Dental Mfg Co, Chicago, 1898-1904 traveling salesman in Neb & Ia; 1904-13 statistician for Chicago off of Northwestern Mutual Life Ins Co of Milwaukee Wis; 1913-31 mgr City Natl Bank Bldg, Omaha; 1931- custodian Joslyn Memorial, Omaha; 1908 org Prairie Club, Chicago Ill; org Omaha Walking Club 1919; org Outdoor Club, Hastings 1932; mbr First Unitarian Ch; hobbies, walking, outdoor recreation; father Civil War veteran, 1st lt, 1st Mich engrs & mechanics; off Joslyn Memorial; res 418 S 38th Ave, Omaha.

   JOHANNSZEN, HENRY M: Painter & Glass Dealer; b Holstein, Germany Aug 17, 1861; s of Franz J Johannszen-Telshe Boje; ed Germany; m Margretha Norden Feb 19, 1890 Omaha; d Anna (Mrs E C Bates), Emma (Mrs John M Sigler); 1883 came from Germany to Omaha; 1883-86 did odd jobs in Hooper (sic) Co & Norfolk; 1887-88 painter for Pete Windheim, Omaha; 1888-91 emp by Cuming & Nielsen, glass & paint dlrs, Omaha; 1891-92 emp by J A Fuller & Co, 1892-1901 mgr; 1901-04 ptr of Frank Crowl & John Clark in J A Fuller & Co; 1904- owner & opr Henry M Johannszen, glass & Paint Co, Omaha; Sons of Hermann; C of C; Plattdeutsche Verein; AF&AM; Shrine; Luth Ch; Rep; hobbies, rose bushes, trees, flowers; off 114 S 14th; res 4708 N 58th, Omaha.

   JOHNSEN, HARVEY: Associate Supreme Court Justice; b Hastings, Neb July 16, 1895; s of Peter C Johnsen-Marie Jensen; ed Fremont HS; U of N, BA & LLB; Phi Beta Kappa; Order of Coif; Phi Delta Phi; 1920-25 mbr law firm, Montgomery, Hall & Young, Omaha; 1924-27 instr Creighton U Law Sch; 1926-31 ptr law firm Montgomery, Hall, Young & Jensen, Omaha; 1931-33 gen counsel FCA, Omaha; 1934-38 ptr Johnsen, Gross & Crawford, Omaha; 1939- assoc justice, Neb supreme court; 1930-31 pres Omaha Bar Assn; 1928-36 secy Neb St Bar Assn, pres 1938; Amer Bar Assn; Amer Judicature Soc; Omaha Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Uni Club, Lincoln; off State Capitol, Lincoln; res Omaha.

   JOHNSON, ALBERT VICTOR: Vice-President & Treasurer Manufacturing Co; b Omaha, Neb May 6, 1888; s of Otto Albert Johnson-Johanna Caroline Franson; ed Omaha Central HS; Omaha Bus Coll; m Emily G Carson Sept 14, 1912 Auburn Cal; s Claude LeRoy; d Gertrude Victoria (Mrs T F Hudson), Irene Elizabeth; 1904-09 emp by Cudahy Packing Co, South Omaha; 1909-11 emp by Union Meat Co, Portland Ore; 1911-13 emp by Pacific Bridge Co, Portland Ore; 1913- with Ideal Cement Stone Co Omaha, 1918-28 secy-treas, 1928- VP & treas; Omaha Mfrs Assn; Natl Concrete Masonry Assn; C of C; Kiwanis; AF&AM 3; First Covenant Ch, chmn of bd; Rep; off 3124 Spaulding; res 309 N 37th, Omaha.

   JOHNSON, ALVIN EMANUEL: Bank President; b Omaha, Neb Feb 18, 1893; s of John P Johnson-Anna Young; ed Omaha South HS; priv law study; m Nina McWilliams June 25, 1919 Omaha; s Warren, Howard; d Myrtle Louise; 1902-07 newspaper carrier for Omaha World Herald; 1906 & 1907 during vacations emp in plant of Omaha Packing Co, now part of Armour & Co, Omaha; 1907- messenger Live Stock Natl Bank, Omaha, has held all positions, 1934- pres; dir Comml Savings & Loan Assn, Omaha; past regent, U of N; gov Omaha Comm Chest, 1939-40 campaign chmn, exceeded quota, awarded plaque signed by heads of 30 agencies; Res City Bankers Assn; past pres & dir C of C; past pres & dir YMCA; past regent, U of Omaha; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Club; Omaha Athletic Club; AF &AM; Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine, outer guard; First Bapt Ch; off 4840 S 24th, Live Stock National Bank Bldg; res 101 S 54th, Omaha.

   JOHNSON, ARTHUR B A: Vice-President Boiler Co; b Omaha, Neb Oct 20, 1892; s of C G Johnson-Emma A Grabbart; ed Omaha Central HS 1909; m Monica Mostek Sept 12, 1939 Omaha; 1909-12 machinist for UP RR; 1919- with father & brother Louis C, in C G Johnson Boiler Co, now VP, Omaha; Happy Hollow Club; Omaha Field Club; BPOE; hobbies, golf, fishing; off 1145 N 11th; res 840 Park Ave, Omaha.

   JOHNSON, HERMAN FRANK: Surgeon; b Hall, Mont Jan 8, 1897; s of Frank Johnson-Sarah Faulk; ed Granite Co, Mont HS 1915; U of Ia, MD 1922; Nu Sigma Nu; Alpha Omega Alpha; m Maude Petersen Sept 14, 1921 Cedar Rapids Ia; s Richard Frank; d Marjorie Phyllis; 1932- asst prof of orthopedic surgery, & asst prof gen surgery in chg of fractures U of N Coll of Med, Omaha; 1927- orthopedic surg, Meth & Clarkson Hosps, 1925- at Uni & Immanuel Hosps; 1936- consulting orthopedic surg, Luth Hosp; author 18 orthopedic surgery publications; during World War mbr med corps; Omaha-Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St Med Assn; AMA; Amer Orthopedic Assn; Amer Acad of Orthopedic Surgery, Clinical Orthopedic Soc; ACS; diplomate Amer Ed of Orthopedic Surgery; Omaha Country Club; Rotary; Neb Tuberculosis Assn; Neb Soc for Crippled Children; ARC; C of C; Dundee Presby Ch; Rep; hobby, golf; off Medical Arts Bldg; res 6211 Chicago, Fairacres, Omaha.

   JOHNSON, LAURA MYERS: English Instructor; b Omaha, Neb Dec 7, 1895; d of Hugh A Myers-Maybelle Ittner; ed Omaha Central HS; U of Mich, BA 1917; Creighton U, MA 1932; U of N, MA 1939; PI Beta Phi; Sigma Tau Delta; m Leslie F Johnson Apr 25, 1918 Charlotte N C; s Leslie Hugh Jr, Charles Grove, Richard Lee; 1917-18 HS tchr, Glenwood Ia; 1918-23 substitute tchr, Omaha HS; 1924 English tchr, U of Omaha; 1929 author; The Study of the Style of Writing, Drill Book of English 1935; contributor articles to ednl magazines, Nations Schools, The



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English Journal & others; during World War 1918-19 in chg of womans div ARC work; Quota Club; DAR; Daughters of 1812; Colonial Dames; Neb Writers Guild; AAUP; AAUW; Natl Coun of Tchrs of English; OES; Episc Ch; hobbies, writing, sports; off U of Omaha; res 668 N 59th, Omaha.

   JOHNSON, LOUIS C: President Boiler Co; b Omaha, Neb July 21, 1891; s of C G Johnson-Emma A Grabbart; ed Omaha Central HS; Boyles Bus Coll; m Henrietta T Pofahl Apr 28, 1920 Omaha; 1915-35 with father in C G Johnson Boiler Co, 1935 pres since father's death; during World War 1918 supvr construction Wilmington N C shipyards; pres Omaha Mfrs Assn 1988; dir Assoc Industries of Neb; pres Rotary; First Luth Ch, trustee; hobbies, golf, horseback riding, hunting; off 1446 N 11th; res 516 S 53rd, Omaha.

   JOHNSON, MRS MARY ALICE: Osteopath; b Frankfort, Ind Aug 11, 1869; d of John Enright-Ann Herr; ed Rossville Ind; DePauw U, Greencastle Ind 1898; Still Coll of Osteopathy, Kirksville Mo; m Gideon E Johnson Sept 15, 1888 Rossville Ind (dec); s Ralph E, Charles G; d Muriel C (Mrs D E Field), Mildred N (Mrs George Clark); 1888-98 traveled; 1898- osteopath, Omaha; with husband instrumental in putting first bill through Neb legislature to permit prac of osteopathy; during World War active in pur of bonds; Neb Osteopathic Assn; Quota Club; past mbr OES; hobbies, flowers, gardening; off 740 Brandeis Theater Bldg; res 3822 Marcy, Omaha.

   JOHNSON, MONS: Hardware Dealer; b Province of Skane, Sweden Jan 14, 1862; s of John Monson Johnson-Elna ___; ed Dodge Co; m Carrie Anderson Mar 1887 Hooper; s Nels Edward, Harry Guy, Luther Dewey; d Mabel (Mrs J M Priest); 1880-87 farmed, Dodge Co; 1887-1900 farmed in Douglas Co; 1901-12 P M, Valley; 1912- with sons, Harry G & Luther D in hdw bus; past mayor; 1902-10 mbr town bd; Neb Retail Hdw Assn; C of C; Rep; father (dec) farmed in Sweden & Dodge Co 50 years; hobby, fishing; res Valley.

   JOHNSON, SAMUEL G: Associate Merchandise Manager; b Herning, Denmark May 20, 1883; s of Peter Johnson-Maria Petersen; ed Omaha pub schs & Omaha Comml Coll; m June Greevy 1914 Omaha; d Doris; came from Denmark to Omaha; 1888- parcel checker, later stock supvr, buyer of books, toys, stationery & dry goods, 1929- assoc mdse mgr J L Brandeis & Sons, Omaha; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Tangier Shrine; Kountze Memorial Luth Ch; hobby, outdoor sports; off Brandeis Store; res 5153 Jackson, Omaha.

   JOHNSON, STANFIELD BRYANT: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Nov 8, 1907; s of Alvin Frederick Johnson-Mary Bryant; ed Central HS, Omaha; Dartmouth U, BA 1929; Creighton U, LLB 1932; Delta Theta Phi; Phi Sigma Rho; Alpha Delta Phi; Alpha Sigma Nu; m Jean Redick Jan 6, 1933 Omaha; s Alvin Frederick, William Stanfield; 1932-35 mbr Neb St legislature & mbr law firm of Johnson, Rine & Marshall, Omaha; 1935- asst gen atty for UP RR, Omaha; dir Jr C Of C; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; Comm Chest; ARC; Transportation Assn Of Amer; Assn of ICC Practitioners; Omaha Club; YMCA; Episc Ch; Rep; hobbies, reading, gardening; off 1219 Union Pacific Bldg; res 1318 S 78th Ave, Omaha.

   JOHNSON, WILL R: General Manager Telephone Co; b Lohrville, Ia Dec 29, 1885; s of Nels Johnson-Karen Mensen; ed Lake City Ia HS 1902; extn work U of Minn, 1917 & 1918; m Edna Mae Southwell Jan 15, 1910 Lyons; s Thomas William, Robert Southwell, Richard Cyril; d Lois Mae (dec Nov 1932); 1901 emp part time by C&NW RR, Lake City; 1902-05 emp in car shops C&NW RR, short time for Union Terminal RR, Sioux City Ia; 1905-07 collector & solicitor for Ia Tele Co, Sioux City Ia; 1907-08 in construction dept Sioux City Automatic Co; 1908-10 with brother Harold S promoter & owner Burt County Tele Co, Lyons & Oakland; 1910-12 mgr Neb Tele Co at Hastings renamed Lincoln Tele & Teleg Co, 1912-14 dist traffic supt at Hastings, 1914-15 dist mgr; 1915-16 special representative Neb Tele Co at Omaha, mgr Fremont short time; 1916-17 special representative Neb Tele Co, Omaha; 1917-19 div comml supvr NW Tele Exchange Co at Minneapolis, 1919-21 dist mgr, Fargo N D; 1921-23 gen comml supvr Northwestern Bell Tele Co, Omaha; 1923-25 gen mgr Dakota Central Tele Co, Aberdeen S D; 1925-28 div mgr Northwestern Bell Tele Co at Omaha; 1928-37 gen comml mgr, 1937 gen mgr; dir Dakota Central Tele Co; trustee Florence Home for the Aged; C of C, dir & mbr exec com; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; pres Noonday Club; mbr advisory bd Girl Scouts of Amer; dir Comm Chest; Uni Club, Lincoln; Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM; Tangier Shrine; Royal Order of Jesters; Presby Ch, mbr of session; hobbies, golf, fishing, hunting, sports; off 1906 Douglas; res 314 S 51st, Omaha.

   JOHNSON, WILLARD BARRON: Insurance Agent; b Pipestone, Minn Mar 30, 1891; s of William Cloys Johnson-Hannah Elizabeth Barron; ed Luverne Minn HS 1909; Lawrence Coll, Appleton Wis; U of Idaho; Phi Delta Theta; m Rene Frances Morris June 15, 1915 Spirit Lake Ia; s Willard Barron Jr, Robert Morris, Cedric Cloys; 1914-17 stockraiser & farmer, near Pipestone, Minn; 1918-21 cash First Natl Bank, Wilder Ida; 1921-24 dist mgr at Caldwell Ida, for Mutual Benefit Life Ins Co of Newark N J, 1924-26 gen agt at Boise Ida, 1926-28 asst to supt of agts at home off Newark N J, 1928-37 production mgr in New York City agcy, 1937- gen agt, Omaha; Natl Assn of Life Underwriters; Neb Life Underwriters Assn, secy-treas; Kiwanis; C of C; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; St Barnabas Episc Ch; Rep; hobbies, golf, hunting, fishing; off 1119 City National Bank Bldg; res 540 S 52nd, Omaha.

   JOHNSTON, MRS SADIE A: Office Manager; b Brooklyn, N Y Oct 19, 1894; d of Harry C Asher-Julia Anchell; ed Omaha Central HS; Boyles Bus Coll; U of Omaha; m Andrew H Johnston Aug 30, 1919 Manhattan Kas; 1927- ins dir & off mgr, Omaha; womens div, C of C, ch mbr & pres 1934; Ladies of the GAR, treas 4 Years; Delphian Soc; Quota Club. pres 2 years; past mbr OES; hobbies, reading, travel, music; off 761 Insurance Bldg; res Anderson Apts, Omaha.

   JOLLEY, HAROLD DEAN: Vice-president Manufacturing Co, b St Louis. Mo Oct 30, 1890; s of Edwin James Jolley-Emily Dean; ed St Louis Mo HS 1907; Washington U, BSc 1911, CE 1914; Sigma Xi; m Hazel O Burch Apr 30, 1917 St Louis Mo; 1914-19 structural engr for Reinforced Concrete CO, St Louis Mo; 1916-23 chief engr for Concrete Engineering CO of Omaha, 1923-37 mgr Omaha dist, 1937-38 mgr Omaha dist Ceco Steel Products Corp, 1938- sales mgr. 1939- VP; ASCE; C of C; Rotary; First Congl Ch; Rep; hobby, tennis; off 1141 N 11th; res 5649 Emil, Omaha.

   JONES, SIMEON: Retired; b Fredrickton, New Brunswick Canada Mar 22, 1873; s of Thomas Jones-Matilda Arbuckle; ed Canada; m Theresa Brunhober June 4, 1901 Columbia; came to Omaha Jan 1893; 1899-39 emp by Amer Smelting Co, 1914-39 bus mgr, Omaha; 1939- ret; Omaha Mfrs Assn; Assoc Industries of Neb; Rotary; AF&AM; Trinity Episc Ch; hobbies, golf, fishing; res 509 S 52nd Omaha.

   JONES, WILBUR AUGUST: Merchant; b Wayne, Neb 1887; S of Eugene Lewis Jones-Agnes English Wilbur; ed South Omaha HS; U of N, BSc, 1910; N club; Delta Upsilon; m Grace Northrup June 24, 1916 Omaha; s Ralph Northrup; d Mary Louise; 1910-11 engr & surveyor, S D; 1911-13 with Cudahy Packing Co; 1913-15 emp by Burr Jones Co; 1916- ptr & asst credit mgr Northrup-Jones Co, Omaha; trustee & VP Natl Small Businessmen's Assn, chmn exec com; Omaha Small Businessmen's Assn, pres; River Development Assn, chmn & Neb representative finance & budget com; C of C; past mbr Happy Hollow Club; Country Club; Rotary; past mbr Uni Club, Omaha; Uni Club, Lincoln, Lincoln tax collection campaign, exec chmn; hobbies, golf, bowling; off 225 Farnam Bldg; res 5103 Cuming, Omaha.

   JORDAN, WILLIAM HENRY: Clergyman; b Vinton, Ia Mar 18, 1866; s of John Gordon Jordan-Eliazbeth Ann Henderson; ed Vinton Ia HS; Coe Acad & Coe Coll, Cedar Rapids Ia. BA 1891; Presby Theological Seminary, Chicago, BD 1894; m Phebe Morrow Martin June 5, 1894 Vinton Ia (dec 1919); s Eugene Avery, William Donald, Carl Martin; d Isabel Simpson (Mrs Paul T Bock); 1893 lic by Cedar Rapids presbytery; ordained June 19, 1894 by Waterloo presbytery; 1894-96 pastor Presby Ch at Morrison Ia, 1896-1901 Grundy Center Ia, 1901-06 Carroll Ia, 1906-12 Jerseyville Ill; 1912-14 evangelist; 1914-15 supt of home missions, Ia City Ia; 1916-21 pastor Presby Ch. Shenandoah Ia; 1921-24 pastor Omaha Third Presby Ch; 1921- org & pres Omaha Bible Inst; 1935- pastor, Bethany Presby Ch, Omaha; 1904-05 assoc editor Ia Presbyterian; 1919-32


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editor of The Living Word; author This Same Jesus 1939; Omaha presbytery; Rep; hobbies, manuscript writing, reading; off 1040 Park Ave; res 2006 Willis Ave, Omaha.

   JOYNER, QUINTARD: Attorney; b De Soto Co, Miss June 17, 1897; s of Rev Nevill Joyner-Elizabeth McCaa; ed Racine Wis Coll; U of the South, Sewanee Tenn; U of N, LLB 1923; Phi Delta Theta; Phi Delta Phi; 1924 adm to Neb br; 1926- mbr law firm Tunison & Joyner, Omaha; durIng World War enl Apr 17, 1918 in US army, disch Dec 19, 1918; Omaha, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; Episc Ch; Dem; hobbies, hunting, riding; off 1212 First National Bank Bldg; res 129. N 40th, Omaha.

   JUDD, HARRY E: Attorney; b Shamokin, Penn May 8, 1896; ed United YMCA Schs; Creighton U; m Elizabeth McNaughton Muir Sept 29, 1928 Omaha; d Syntha Elizabeth; 1926 certified pub sect; 1926 became atty at law by examination; 1926- prac law with Moeller, McPherrin, & Judd, also pub accts, Omaha; during World War enl Sept 1918, quartermaster sgt, jr grade, detached service in Paris, disch July 1919; Amer Leg; Neb Soc of Certified Pub of Accts; Natl Assn of Arbitrators; BSA, mbr exec bd; dir Small Businessmen's Assn of Omaha; Kiwanis; AF&AM; RAM; Second United Presby Ch; hobby, painting; off Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 610 S 35th Ave, Omaha.

   JUDD, JOHN HEWITT: Ophthalmologist; b Dawson, Neb May 12, 1899; s of Delbert B Judd-Linda Heim; ed Dawson HS; U of N, BSc 1922, MD 1924; U of Vienna; Pi Kappa Alpha; Phi Rho Sigma; Alpha Omega Alpha; m Ellanore Baxter Sept 14, 1935 Omaha; d Katherine Hewitt; interne U of N Hosp, Omaha; 1924-30 prac med as eye, ear, nose & throat specialist in Hepperlen Clinic, Beatrice; 1930-34 eye specialist, Gifford Clinic, Omaha; 1934- eye specialist with Dr Cassidy, Omaha; assoc prof of ophthalmology, U of N Coll of Med; staff mbr Uni, Clarkson Memorial, Douglas Co & Neb Meth Hosps; during World War in SATC U of N; Amer Leg; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Amer Assn for Research in Ophthalmology; AAAS; Assn of Amer Railway Surgs; Amer Acad of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; C of C; AF&AM 303; York Rite, KT 1, Tangier Shrine; Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, coin collecting, photography, golf; off 1020 Medical Arts Bldg; res 680 N 56th, Omaha.

   JUSTIN, WALTER HORATIO: Attorney; b Hamlin, Kas Feb 22, 1878; s of Horatio Dunham Justin-Mary Ellen Parker; ed Hamlin Kas; Springfield Normal, Springfield Mo 1904; studied law under priv tchr 1921-26; m Delia Ruth Kurka Aug 12, 1913 Omaha; 1896-1906 sch tchr at Billings Mo, 1904-06 asst HS prin; 1906-11 head of statistical dept, WOW; 1911-17 gen auditor & branch mgr Updike Corps; 1917-26 secy-treas Omaha Flour Mills Co; 1925 adm to Neb bar; 1926- priv law prac, Omaha; Omaha, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; secy & past pres Benson Comml Club; AF&AM 290, master 1925-26, instrumental in bldg Benson Masonic Temple; Scot Rite 32o; past patron OES; IOOF, Benson; hobby, writing poetry; off 6105 1/2 Military; res 6337 Military Ave, Omaha.

   KANI, ANTON: Osteopath; b Semlin, Austria July 8, 1895; s of Peter Fillip Kani-Anna Kramser; ed Austria; Central HS, Omaha; U of Omaha; Still Coll of Osteopathy, Des Moines Ia DO 1917; grad work Chicago HOSP 1926; Denver Polyclinic 1928; Atlas Club; m Lotta B Johnson Jan 28, 1920 Omaha; s Eugene Edward; d Marian Olive; 1919- osteopath, Omaha; 1916 estab Anton Kant Hosp, Omaha; during World War enl May 1918 in med dept US army, US Gen Hosp 26 Fort Des Moines Ia & Walter Reed Hosp, Washington D C, disch Mar 4, 1919; Neb Osteopathic Assn, 1931 VP, pres 1932; 1930- mbr legislative com & chmn 1939 mbr reserve list of speakers Amer Osteopathic Assn; Amer Coll of Osteopathic Surgeons; Kiwanis mbr since 1922; Omaha Field Club; AF&AM 1; Scot Rite; hobbies, photography, fishing, hunting, outdoor sports; off 120 N 39th; res 6525 Florence Blvd, Omaha.

   KANI, PETER FILIP: Osteopath; b Semlin, Austria June 21, 1870; s of Nicholas Kani-Mary Brenner; ed Semlin Austria HS; Still Coll Of Osteopathy, Des Moines Ia, DO 1911; m Alice Martz 1908 Des Moines Ia; s Dr Anton, Phillip M; 1911- osteopathy, Omaha; Neb Osteopathic Assn, chmn legislative com; Square & Compass Club; Neb Veteran Free Masons Assn; AF&AM 1; Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine; Seventh-day Adventist Ch; hobby, golf; off 2228 Jones; res 2226 Jones, Omaha.

   KAVANAUGH, CHARLES: President Manufacturing Co; b Crab Orchard, Neb Mar 18, 1882; s of Bryan Kavanaugh-Katherine Joyce; ed Johnson Co; PSTC; m Inez Reed Aug 14, 1908 Great Bend Kas; 1906-08 owner furn store, undertaker, Crab Orchard; 1908-10 emp Dunnery Hdw Co, Omaha; 1910-12 emp by Milton Rogers & Co, Omaha; 1912-14 emp by typewriter co, Omaha; 1914-28 owner & opr Merc Collection Bur; 1928-34 pres Sunshine Oil Co, Houston Tex; 1934-36 int in finance co, Omaha; 1936- pres Bell-Sorenson Co, mfrs hdw specialties; owner ext oil int, Polk Co Texas; Ak-Sar-Ben; BPOE 39; Rep; hobby, travel; father (dec) Johnson Co farmer 60 years; res 5130 Florence Blvd, Omaha.

   KAYSER, FREDERICK W: President Department Store; b Bellevue, Neb Mar 10, 1874; s of William Kayser-Anna Schmeiding; ed Bellevue; Bellevue Coll; 1891-95 clk in N B Falconer Dept Store, 1895 bus pur by Thomas Kilpatrick, 1905 became stockholder, 1916-19 treas, 1919-38 VP; 1938 pres; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; res Blackstone Hotel, Omaha.

   KELLEY, ELLEN MARIE: Dentist; b Stockholm, Sweden, d of Emanuel Anderson-Marie Olsson; ed Sweden HS 1905; Creighton U, DDS 1909; m Dr John Kelley Jr Apr 28, 1910 Omaha (dec); d Elsa (Mrs Donald Norquist), Patricia Marie, Margaret Ann; 1909-26 homemaker; 1926- dentist, Central City & Omaha; Omaha Dist Dental Soc; Neb St & ADA; Quota Club; Woodmen Circle; Episc Ch; hobby, dentistry; res 3045 Fowler, Omaha.

   KELLEY, ERNEST: Physician; b Des Moines, Ia Dec 20, 1883; s of John Kelley-Alice Ann Frazer; ed Omaha Central HS 1903; Creighton U, MD 1907; grad work Columbia U, neuropsychiatry 1915; New York Neurological Inst 1915; Phi Rho Sigma; m Bernice Carson Jan 29, 1908 Omaha; s Dr J Whitney, Dr William E, Dr Richard E; d Mary Alice (Mrs C T Tomson), Betty Bernice (Mrs Lewis M LaMaster); 1907-10 asst Phys Neb St Hosp for the Insane, Norfolk; 1910-15 prac med, Omaha; 1915- prac neuro-psychiatry, Omaha; 1911- with Creighton U, 1939- head of dept of nervous & mental diseases; 1939 certified by Amer Bd of Neuro-Psychiatrists; neuro-psychiatrist St Josephs Douglas Co, Luth, St Catherine's & Nicholas Senn Hosps; Omaha-Douglas Co, Neb St & AMA; Omaha Midwest Clinical Soc; ACP; Missouri Valley Neuro-Psychlatric Soc; Omaha Country Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; Omaha Athletic Club; Rep; hobby, golf; off 1104 City National Bank Bldg; res 119 S 51st, Omaha.

   KELLEY, WILLIAM PATRICK: Attorney; b O'Neill, Neb Mar 3, 1896; s of John J Kelley-Honora Downing; ed O'Neill; Creighton U prep SchCreighton U, LLB 1916; Gamma Eta Gamma; 1916- adm to Neb bar; 1916-17 in priv law prac, Verdigre; 1919-30 with law firm Fradenburg & Matthews, Omaha; 1930- prac law with Francis P Matthews; during World War ent US army Aug 1917, OTC at Camp Funston Kas, Camp Gordon, Atlanta Ga, Camp Pike, Little Rock Ark, Camp Zachary Taylor Louisville Ky, com 1st lt of inf disch Apr 1919; Amer Leg, mbr post 1 20 years, Omaha; Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Happy Hollow Country Club; KC, past chancellor, past advocate; St Cecelias Cathedral; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off 516 Insurance Bldg; res 4215 Davenport, Omaha.

   KELLSTROM, ALBIN FREDERICK: Pharmacist; b Douglas Co, Neb Feb 2, 1884; s of Adolph Frederick Kellstrom-Augusta Emelia Larson; ed Omaha; Creighton U, PhG 1906; m Alice Lohse Feb 4, 1927 Omaha; s Carl Albin; d Nancy Karolina; 1906-12 emp by whol drug co, Omaha; 1912-14 owner & opr Kellstrom Drug Co, Omaha; 1914-30 emp by whol drug co, Omaha; 1930- owner & opr Fontenelle Park Pharm, Omaha; Omaha Retail Druggists, Assn; NARD Neb Pharm Assn; Swedish-Amer Progressive Club; AF&AM; RAM past high priest; off 40th & Ames Ave; res 3827 N 18th, Omaha.

   KELLY, JAMES F: Physician & Surgeon; b Boston, Mass Feb 1, 1891; s of John Kelly-Margaret Meade; ed Holy Family Sch; Creighton Prep 1910; Creighton U. sch of med 1915; grad work in roentgenology, Army Med Sch for Roentgenolgy at Cornell U; Phi Rho Sigma in Henrietta Frances Wadsworth July 2, 1917 Omaha; s James Francis Jr, Thomas Leo, Alvin Wadsworth, John Vincent, Gerald Joseph; d Mary Frances, Margaret Patricia, Alice Jane, Pauline Rita, Sarah Rose; 1915 interne 6 mos St Joseph Hosp at Tacoma Wash, 1915-16 St Joseph Hosp, Omaha; 1916-19 prac med, Omaha; 1919- prac radiology, Omaha, 1919- tchr Creighton U, Coll of Med, 1933- prof of radiology; 1919- radiologist St Joseph & St Catherine Hosps;



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1927- radiologist Douglas Co Hosp; author articles, The X-ray as an Aid in the Treatment of Gas Gangrene, The Role of the General Hospital & Its Staff in the Care of the Cancer Patient, Present Status of the X-rays as an Aid in the Treatment of Gas Gangrene, Roentgen Treatment of Acute Peritonitis & Other Infections with Mobile X-ray Apparatus; during World War enl May 1917, active service Sept 1917, capt med res corps, chief X-ray service base hosp, Camp Grant Ill, disch Mar 1919; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; fellow Amer Coll of Radiology, mbr legislative commission; Amer Roentgen Ray Soc; Radiological Soc of N Amer; Amer Assn for Study of Neoplastic Diseases; Neb St Radiological Soc; chmn Neb Soc for Control of Cancer; Omaha Field Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; Cath Ch; hobby, golf; off 816 Medical Arts Building; res 520 N 38th, Omaha.

   KELLY, TOM S: Insurance Agent; b Potosi, Mo Apr 29, 1865; s of Dennis Kelly-Eliazbeth Fea; ed Moberly Mo HS; m Wilma Ady Feb 14, 1911 Omaha; 1884-88 in railway mail service, Moberly Mo; 1888-91 agt for Travelers Ins Co, Moberly Mo; 1891-95 & 1899-1904 P M Moberly Mo; 1891-95 agt for Travelers Ins Co at Moberly Mo, 1904-06 special Mo agt, St Louis; 1906-11 state mgr Neb Travelers Ins Co at Omaha, 1911- indep gen agt; Neb Life Underwriters Assn; Rotary; C of C; Ralston Golf Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Shrine; hobbies, golf, travel, 1935-36 took 9 mo trip around the world, visited 48 states; off 1331 City National Bank Bldg, Omaha; res Ralston.

   KENDALL, RUSSELL EDWARD: Bank Vice-President; b Galesburg, Ill Dec 30, 1900; s of Edward Everett Kendall-Alice Cline; ed Knox Co Ill; U of Ill; U of N; BSc. 1926; Alpha Gamma Rho; Alpha Zeta; m Kathryn Dirks June 20, 1928 Lincoln; 1926-37 representative, later asst cash & cash Packers Natl Bank, Omaha; 1937- VP; 1 year emp in beef dept Swift & Co; AF&AM 19; hobbies, farming, hunting; off Packers National Bank; res 312 N 48th, Omaha.

   KENNEDY, ALFRED C: Vice-President Real Estate Co; b Omaha, Neb Sept 1, 1892; s of Alfred C Kennedy-Elizabeth Leisenring; ed Omaha HS 1910; U of N 1911-12; Alpha Tau Omega; m Lois G Logan June 19, 1917 Belgrade; d Margaret V; 1912-15 in real est bus with father (dec 1915); 1915-18 owner & opr real est bus; 1918-25 with Peters Trust Co; 1925-30 ptr, Heyn-Kennedy Co.; 1930- VP, McFarland & Kennedy, Inc, realtors; three generations of family continuously in real est bus, Omaha; Omaha Assn of Bldg Owners & Mgrs, pres 1920-24; 1935 pres Omaha Real Est Bd, chmn taxation com; 1939 regional VP Natl Apt Owners Assn; VP 1939, Neb Real Est Assn; C of C, chmn municipal affairs com; YMCA, dir; hobby, Neb history; off 636 World-Herald Bldg; res 6111 Webster, Omaha.

   KENNEDY, HOWARD III: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Aug 4, 1907; s of Howard Kennedy II-Mary Cunningham; ed Omaha Central HS; U of N; George Washington U, LLB 1935; Phi Gamma Delta; m Jane Walrath Mar 23, 1938 Omaha; adm to Neb bar 1935; 1935- mbr law firm Howard Kennedy & Sons, Omaha; Omaha Barristers Club; Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; Omaha Club; hobby, golf; off 1129 First National Bank Bldg; res 515 S 56th, Omaha.

   KENNEDY, J A C: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Oct 31, 1875; s of Thomas Kennedy-Anna M Kennedy; ed Omaha; Creighton U; U of N, LLB 1900; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Delta Theta; m Caroline Purvis 1905 Omaha; s J A C Jr; d Ann Marie (Mrs James S Hauck), Jean (Mrs John G Jones); started work at 14 years of age as messenger boy in First Natl Bank of Omaha, later bkkpr; prac law, Omaha; 1903 mbr Neb legislature; 1903-04 Douglas Co dep atty; 1908-16 referee in bankruptcy, apptd by Judge William H Munger; head of legal firm Kennedy, Holland, DeLacy & Svoboda, Omaha; 1895-98 mbr Neb militia; during Sp-Amer War enl Apr 1898, priv in Co G. 2nd Neb vol inf, later 1st lt, judge advocate & ordnance ofcr of regiment, disch Nov 1898; during World War mbr bd of appeals Neb draft bd; Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; off 1502 City National Bank Bldg; res 521 N 38th, Omaha.

   KIDDOO, HENRY GRANT: President Livestock Commission Co; b Mercer Co, Ill Nov 17, 1865; s of William Kiddoo-Mary Apaline Edgar; ed Mercer Co Ill; Davenport Ia Bus Coll; m Nora A Dodson Apr 13, 1887 Joy Ill; s Guy C, Edgar Dodson; 1887-96 homesteaded near Russell Springs Kas; Logan Co Kas clk 2 terms; 1896-98 in whol bus, St Joseph Mo; 1899- off man later mgr, 1932-34 treas, 1934 pres Byers Bros & Co, Omaha; ARC; Ak-Sar-Ben; C of C; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Chris Sci Ch; Rep; hobbies, old fashioned fiddling, dance music; off Exchange Bldg 502; res 1102 N 31st Ave, Omaha.

   KING, HERBERT EUGENE: Dentist; b Sandy Lake, Penn Feb 3, 1882; s of Dr Henry Thomas King-Minnie Watson; ed Fremont HS 1900; U of N, 1900-02; Omaha Dental Coll, DDS 1905; Delta Sigma Delta; m Nellie Kunkel June 26, 1912 Osceola; s Charles Herbert; 1903-05 instr, Omaha Dental Coll; 1905 adm to prac dentistry in Neb; 1906-22 prac dentistry with Dr A W Nason, Omaha; 1922- dentist, Omaha; 1913-19 instr Creighton U, Coll of Dentistry, 1919-22 supt of clinic, 1922- prof of prosthetic dentistry; 1923- dir Physicians Casualty Co, Omaha; mbr Omaha bd of edn since 1931, pres 1937; during World War mbr Omaha examining bd; past pres Omaha Dist Dental Soc; Neb St Dental Assn, secy 13 years & pres 1922; ADA, secy, past chmn partial denture div, & Neb del to natl conv; FACD; OdontologicaI Soc, past pres & secy; author several articles for ADA Magazine; 1916 awarded life membership in Woodbury Study Club; AF&AM 29; First Meth Ch; bd mbr; hobby, stamp collecting; off 1218 Medical Arts Bldg; res 5005 Capitol Ave, Omaha.

   KING, H STEPHEN: Secretary-Treasurer Real Estate Co; b Falls City, Neb Aug 13, 1902; s of Henry S King-Florentine Koster; ed Creighton Prep; U of N, BSc 1924; won track letter 1923-24, Kosmet Klub; Phi Gamma Delta; Scabbard & Blade; m Mary George Nov 1, 1935 Omaha; s Charles; d Georgia; 1924-38 emp by General Motors Acceptance Corp With hdqrs New York City, in India 3 years, Egypt 1 year, Panama 1 year; 1939- secy-treas George & Co, realtors; mbr exec com Omaha City lmprovement Coun; dir Omaha Real Est Ed; C of C; Omaha Club; hobby, horseback riding; off 933 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 6225 Cass, Omaha.

   KING, MARKUS LINDSEY: Dentist; b Omaha, Neb July 27, 1874; s of Jacob King-Christina Christensen; ed Papillion; U of Omaha, DDS 1902; Xi Psi Phi; m Margaret Phelan June 15, 1910 Omaha; s Jack Phelan, William Thomas; d Norma Margaret (dec); 1902- dentist, South Omaha; 1912- tchr of dentistry, Creighton U; mbr exec bd dental dept; past pres Ralston sch bd; Omaha Dist Dental Soc; SAR; Rep; hobby, travel; off 4825 S 24th; res 3305 Poppleton Ave, Omaha.

   KINGSLEY, RAY C: Optometrist; b Titusville, Penn Apr 26, 1880; s of Charles L Kingsley-Addie J Chamberlin; ed Centennial HS, Pueblo Colo 1897; hon degree Northern Inst of Optometrists, Kansas City Mo; m Edna C Wellman Feb 25, 1903 Pueblo Colo; d Adeline M, (Mrs George E Peterson), Betty Jane, (Mrs Arnold S Seidler); 1898-1906 mgr Daynes Optical Co, Salt Lake City Utah; 1906-13 asst mgr Columbian Optical Co, Salt Lake City Utah; 1913-26 mgr Columbian Optical Co, Omaha; 1925- in priv prac of optometry, Omaha; Rotary, pres 1925-26; Neb Assn of Optometrists, pres 1919-21; hobby, trap shooting, state champion 1923; off 1519 Douglas; res 519 S 56th. Omaha.

   KINSLER, JAMES CALLAN: Attorney; b Quincy, Ill Mar 17, 1869; s of James T Kinsler-Mary J Callan; ed pub schs; Creighton U, BA 1891 Harvard, LLB 1898; m Ada Mistrot Dec 20, 1905 Galveston Tex; s James Mistrot; d Mary Jane; Margaret Ann; 1891-95 emp by father in drug store, Omaha; 1898 prac law, Omaha; 1898-1906 mbr law firm Charles J Greene & Ralph W Breckenridge; 1906-21 in priv law prac; 1921-30 US dist atty for Neb; 1930- priv prac; listed in Who's Who in Amer; past secy Douglas Co Bar Assn; Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; KC; St Cecelias Cath Ch; Progressive Rep; res 131 N 32nd Ave. Omaha.

   KIRK, ESLEY JOSEPH: Physician; b Dugger, Ind Dec 28, 1898; s of Rev Paris J Kirk-Carrie Belle Farnam; ed Neb Wes Acad 1918; Neb Wes, BA. 1922; U of N, coll of med, MD 1926, MA 1932; Nu Sigma Nu; m Helen Chamberlain 1921 Lincoln; s Joseph Esley; d Elizabeth Ann, Helen; staff mbr Lutheran & Meth Hosp, Omaha; med examining physician, Armour Packing Co; asst prof internal med, dir of clinic, U of N Coll of Med; Amer Ed of Internal Med; OmahaDouglas Co Med Soc; Neb St Med Assn; Midwest Med Soc; Omaha Clinical Soc; AMA; ACP; Central Soc of Industrial Surgeons & Physicians; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; Omaha Field


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Club; Optimist Club; AF&AM, Shrine; Meth ch; hobby, photography; off 434 Aquila Court; res 4505 Shirley, Omaha.

   KIRK, JAMES ERLE: Theater Owner; b Aurora, Neb July 14, 1883; s of Joseph A Kirk-Virginia E Eller; ed Hamilton Co; Hastings Acad 1902; typewriting & telegraphy sch, Janesville, Wis 1904-06; m Emma Louise Jones Apr 30, 1910 Omaha; d Laura Louise (Mrs J F Barrett); 1902-04 sch tchr, Hamilton Co; 1906-08 emp by GW RR, Fort Benton Mont; 1908-13 farmed, Hamilton Co; 1913-14 emp at Union Stockyards, Omaha; 1914-15 film salesman, 1915-17 gen mgr Pathe Film Co, Omaha; 1917-18 gen mgr Paramount Pictures Co, Omaha; 1918- owner & opr North Star Theater, Inc; 1918 org & one of 1st ofcrs Motion Picture Theater Owners of Amer; Optimist Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; C of C, dir; hobby, golf; off 2415 Ames Ave; res 606 S 32nd Ave, Omaha.

   KIRKBRIDE, WALTER J: Vice President Dairy Co; b Stratton, Neb June 20, 1886; s of Frank W Kirkbride-Flora Wells; ed Stratton; m Della Fern Durham Oct 16, 1912 Lincoln; s Jack D; d Mildred Irene, Virginia Aoralie, Jean (dec), Kathleen, Marylyn; as young man farmed at Stratton; played professional baseball 3 years; 1910- with Roberts Dairy, Lincoln, first route salesman, now VP in chg of procurement, Omaha; past pres Lincoln Rotary; mbr Omaha Rotary; BSA, mbr exec bd & budget com; mbr Lincoln Com Chest many years; Omaha Athletic Club; Omaha C of C, Tribe of Yessir; 7 years mbr physical dept Lincoln YMCA; AF&AM 19; Elm Park Meth Ch, Lincoln; hobbies, hunting, fishing, activities in boys orgns, sponsored many paroles from state reformatory; off 2901 Cuming; res 402 S 41st, Omaha.

   KIRKPATRICK, STEWART R: Investment Banker; b Waterloo, Ia Apr 25, 1893; s of Parn Kirkpatrick-Myrtle Stewart; ed Grinnell Ia; Grinnell Ia Coll, BSc 1915; Ia St Coll 1916; U of Chicago 1917; m Pearl Summy Apr 23, 1921 Omaha; 1919-27 with Omaha Trust Co; 1927-28 resident mgr Chase Securities Corp, Omaha; 1928-33 VP Omaha Natl Co; 1933- pres Kirkpatrick-Pettis Co; during World War, Fort Omaha balloon sch Sept 1917, San Antonio Tex 2nd lt, U of Ohio ground sch, disch Mar 1919; Pro-Tem Club; BSA, chmn camping com; Investment Bankers Assn of Amer; Neb Bankers Assn; C of C; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; AF&AM; Meth Ch; hobby, sports; father (dec) grain broker, resident of Chicago 20 years; off Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 720 N 66th, Omaha.

   KIRKPATRICK, MRS VERONA: Homemaker; b Maroa, Ill June 19, 1893; d of John Francis Montgomery-Minnie Renshaw; ed HS; James Millikan U, Decatur Ill; Columbia U 1917; U of Ill 1919; m Edward Rlyn Kirkpatrick June 20, 1920 Decatur Ill; d Norma Jean; sch tchr 1920; 1920 homemaker; certified bridge tchr; AAUW, librarian, past chmn bd of dirs; mbr program com League of Women Voters; Neb Peace Coun; 1936-39 chmn co-ordinating com for Internatl relations, del to conf on Cause & Cure of War 1937 in Chicago Washington D C 1938, 1939 & 1940; mbr pub affairs com YWCA; adult edn lecturer, Omaha Inter-Club Coun, secy 1938-39; during World War 1918 in war risk ins dept, Dept of Justice Washington D C; OES; PEO, chaplain; first Presby Ch, past circle leader; hobbies, book reviewing, bridge teaching, craftwork, travel; res 823 S 54th, Omaha.

   KISH, ANTON LOUIS: Furrier; b Vinkovet-Slavonia, Jugoslavia Jan 1, 1878; s of Ignatz Kish-Antonie Babich; ed Jugoslavia; night sch, Omaha; m Teresa Hessner Aug 11, 1903 Vinkovci Jugoslavia; s Dr I J, Frank Steve; d Mary V (Mrs Robert Gunderson); 1892-96 appr furrier, Jugoslavia; 1896-1905 furrier, Austria, Germany, Russia; 1905 came to US; 1905-17 furrier, Omaha; 1917-22 oprd Lincoln Fur & Hide Co; 1922-26 oprd fur bus, Boise Idaho; 1926- owner & opr Kish Royal Furs, Omaha; C of C; Cath Ch; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off 2411-13 Farnam; res 2141 S 33rd, Omaha.

   KIZER, T LESLIE: President & General Manager Insurance Co; b Louisiana, Mo Mar 7, 1895; s of J L Kizer-Belle Wilson; ed Lincoln HS; U of N 1914-16; U of Colo; Delta Tau Delta; m Clara McBain Apr 26, 1919 Minden; s Thomas L Jr, William M; 1917-20 salesman for Burroughs Adding Machine Co, Lincoln; 1920-26 supvr Conn Mutual Life Ins Co, Omaha; 1926-32 mgr Continental Ill co; 1932 pres & gen mgr Central States Health & Accident Assn; dir Natl Benefit Ins Assn of Des Moines since 1937; during World War 2nd lt in central machine gun OTS Augusta Ga, disch Nov 25, 1918; Amer Leg post 1; mbr ins exec com, C of C; First Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, golf, horseback riding; off 633 Insurance Bldg; res 4821 Chicago, Omaha.

   KLAVER, SAM: Attorney; b Kashenoff, Rumania Oct 16, 1899; s of Abraham Klaver-Fannie Tucker; ed HS of Commerce; U of Omaha, LLB 1926; m Ann Roitstein Dec 21, 1924 Omaha; s A Lincoln; Apr 1907 came to U S, New York, 1908 came to Omaha; 1926- prac law, Omaha; 1932- publisher Omaha Public Ledger; 1938 elec to Neb st legislature, led fight for relief & old age pension bills, mbr IOOF; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; pres Mid City Businessmen's Assn; 3 times pres Omaha Hebrew Club; B'nai B'rith; BPOE; KP; IOOF; hobbies, golf, baseball, football; off 601 Electric Bldg; res 2871 Burt, Omaha.

   KLUTZNICK, PHILIP M: Attorney; b Kansas City, Mo July 9, 1907; s of Morris Klutznick-Minnie Spindler; ed Kansas City Mo HS; Kas U; U of N; Creighton U, LLB 1929; Phi Beta Epsilon; m Ethel Riekes June 8, 1930 Omaha; s Thomas Joseph; d Betty Lu; 1933-34 asst city atty, Omaha; 1933 special atty representing US atty gen housing & slum clearance; gen counsel for Housing Authority Omaha; atty for state administrator of motor vehicle dlrs law; ptr in law firm Webb, Beber, Klutznick & Kelley; Omaha Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; Neb Safety Coun; Highland country Club; Comm Chest, mbr initial gifts group; mbr advisory bd Omaha Social Settlement; mbr exec com of Fedn for Jewish Service, service, chmn budget com; bur of Jewish edn, chmn; Jewish Fedn, past pres of western states region; ZQA; 1st VP dist 6, B'nai B'rith; Beth-El Synagogue; hobbies, social service work, reading; off 200 Service Life Bldg; res 1313 S 83rd, Omaha.

   KNIGHT, MARGARET LEE: Secretary; b Columbus, O July 4, 1880; d of Abner Richard Knight-Louise Hinderer; ed Columbus O HS; Lake Erie Seminary, Painesville O; bus coll, Seattle; 1909-19 secy St Marks Parish, Seattle; 1920-22 secy to Bishop Shaylor, Omaha; 1922- secy Episc diocese of Neb; Bus Womens League of Omaha; ch mbr & pres 1925 womens div C of C; Altrusa; Episc Ch; Rep; hobby, astronomy; off 301 Elks Bldg; res 417 N 49th, Omaha.

   KNUDSEN, HARRY KNUDT: Finance Commissioner; b Omaha, Neb Jan 25, 1891; s of Hans Frederick Knudsen-Anna Christina Hansen; ed Omaha HS; m Margarite Ruth McGuire Nov 25, 1913 Omaha; d Henrietta Loraine; 1906-15 emp by father in groc store, Omaha; 1915-33 filling station attendant for Standard Oil Co, later plant salesman; 1933-35 street commr, Omaha; 1936-36 police commr; 1936-39 in chg of city accts & finances, Omaha; 1939- supt dept of accounts & finances, Omaha; pres League of Neb Municipalities; pres Neb Poultry Assn; C of C; Benson & Omaha BPOE; Kiwanis; FOE; Danish Brotherhood; Ak-Sar-Ben; hobby, poultry raising; off City Hall; res 2910 N 58th, Omaha.

   KNUTH, BERNARD F: Automobile Dealer; b Germany Oct 2, 1895; s of Joseph Knuth-Pauline Von Lipke; ed Little Falls Minn & Minneapolis; m Bertha May Barnes Nov 1, 1932 Omaha; d Patricia; 1919 Chevrolet dlr, Omaha; during World War ent US army Nov 1917, 1 year O/S trained at Val Bonne France, comm 2nd lt, disch Apr 1919; Gen Motors Dlrs Council; Omaha Auto Trade Assn, pres; Ad-Sell League; Rotary; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; hobby, fishing; off Miller-Knuth Chevrolet Co; res 5202 Underwood, Omaha.

   KOCH, HARRY ALLEN: President Insurance & Bond Co; b Omaha, Neb June 27, 1887; s of Allen Koch-Orinanna Wetmore; ed Omaha HS 1906; m Katherine Denny Feb 11, 1926 Omaha; s Harry Allen Jr, John F; 1906-08 clk in Stockyards Natl Bank; 1908- gen ins agt, Omaha, 1917- pres & owner ins co; mbr Builders Exchange; Businessmen's Assurance; Omaha Assn of Ins Agts; Neb Assn of Ins Agts; C of C; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Rotary; AF&AM; Scot Rite 268; Shrine; First Central Congl Ch; Rep; hobbies, travel, tennis, golf, hunting; off 18th & Howard; res 5215 California, Omaha.

   KOPIETZ, JOSEPH HENRY: Insurance Agent; b Frenstat, Moravia Mar 21, 1862; s of Karl Kopietz-Agnes Irsik; ed Brown Co Kas; m Mary Lichnovsky Apr 21, 1884 Brown Co Kas (dec); d Julia A, Emelia (Mrs Henry Holst), Terisa M (Mrs Joseph P Schanzer; 1867 with parents came to US to Seneca Kas; 1870-79 farmed with father in Brown Co Kas; 1879 laborer; 1880-82 mgr, 1882 tsfrd to Everest Kas where estab lbr yard & 1884-88 was mgr for Cook & Miller Lbr Co Leona Kas; 1888-92 sales mgr



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South Omaha Lbr Co; 1892-95 owner & opr coal bus, Omaha; 1895-1906 emp by Broadwell Rich Co, coal & bldg material dlrs, Omaha; 1906- owner & opr J H Kopietz Real Est, Loans & Ins Co, South Omaha; apptd first town clk, Everest Kas; South Omaha Mchts Assn, dir; Omaha Real Est Bd; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; ch mbr & past treas KC; Cath Ch; Dem; hobby, reading; off 4721 S 24th; res 4604 S 22nd, Omaha.

   KOPPERUD, ANDREW: Banker, b De Smet, S D Oct 8, 1880; s of Niels Kopperud-Mary Hanson; ed Milwaukee HS; Hoffman Bus Inst, Milwaukee; State Tchrs Coll, Madison S D; S D state Agrl Coll; m Laura Mabel Matthews Dec 28, 1916; s Andrew Jr; d Mary Jane, Della Andrea; 1904-06 bkkpr & steno Mchts Exchange Bank at Lake Preston S D, 1908-10 asst cash; 1907-08 cash First Natl Bank, Starbuck Minn; 1911-12 VP Rusk Co Bank, Ladysmith Wis; 1913-25 pres Security Bank Co, Webster S D; 1923-32 dir Fed Land Bank of Omaha, 1925- VP; 1925-30 VP & mgr Fed Intermediate Credit Bank; 1904-06 & 1908-10 treas sch dist, Lake Preston, S D; 1919-25 alderman Webster, S D; 1915 chosen by Pres Coolidge to head S D delegation to Washington D C conf, to find remedy for gen conditions in agrl sections of US; during World War chmn Liberty Loan drives, Day Co S D; S D Bankers Assn, treas 1921-22, VP 1922-23, pres 1923-24; mbr exec coun 1925-28 Amer Bankers Assn; S D Horticultural Soc, life mbr; C of C; Rotary; Uni Club, Lincoln; Ad-Sell League; Lakewood Country Club, Winter Wis; Amer Natl Livestock Assn; YMCA; Neb Good Roads Assn; Neb Soc for Crippled Children; ARC; AF&AM, Webster S D; Scot Rite, 32o; Aberdeen S D, Shrine; First Presby Ch; Rep; hobby, fishing; off 19th & Douglas; res 110 S 54th, Omaha.

   KORISKO, WALTER: Funeral Director; b Brunn Moravia Apr 29, 1896; s of Alois Korisko-Hanna Fibinger; Omaha HS; U of N; U of N Coll of Embalming 1915; m Georgia Vonasek Apr 30, 1917 Omaha; d Evelyn Mildred, Gladys Ethel, Phyllis Jean; while in sch emp by father in funeral home, estab 1910; 1916- after father's death owner & opr funeral home at Omaha; 1828 consolidated with G. H. Brewer Funeral Home & became Brewer, Korisko Funeral Horne; 1925-27 mbr Neb legislature; 1936- mbr bd of edn; 1939- city commr in chg of fire dept; 1927-39 secy Neb Funeral Dirs Assn; Natl Funeral Dirs Assn; mbr fire prevention com; C of C; South Omaha Mchts Assn; bd mbr Ad-Sell League; Ak-Sar-Ben; past pres Kiwanis, South Omaha; mbr Omaha & Neb Safety Couns; Stockyards 400 Club; Square & Compass Club; IOOF; KP; BPOE 39; FOE; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Shrine; hobbies, hunting, fishing, golf; off City Hall; res 5608 Farnam. Omaha.

   KORTH, ZENO NICHOLAS: Physician; b Earling, Ia Nov 12, 1898; s of Peter Joseph Korth-Amalia Kuhl; ed St Marys Kas HS 1917; St Mary's Coll, BA 1921; Creighton U, MD 1925; grad work Mayo Clinic; Bernard Free Skin & Cancer Hosp, St Louis Mo; Phi Beta Phi; m Agnes Morton May 18, 1927 Omaha; s Richard Lincoln, Gerald Morton; d Sally Ann; 1925-26 interne St Josephs Hosp, Omaha; 1928 special examiner for Santa Fe RR 8 mos, Topeka Kas; 1928- instr of dermatology & syphilology Creighton U, Coll of Med, Omaha; 1935- prac dermatology & syphilology with Dr J A Borghoff, Omaha; staff mbr St Josephs, St Catherines, & Douglas Co Hosps; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Amer Acad of Dermatology & Syphilology; Omaha Midwest Clinical Soc; Omaha Dermatological Soc; capt MORC; during World War enl 1918 in SATC 3 mos, disch Dec 1918; Cath Ch; Rep; hobbies, golf, reading; off 1319 Medical Arts Bldg; res 616 N 34th, Omaha.

   KOUNTZE, DENMAN: Insurance Agent; b Omaha, Neb Oct 28, 1899; s of Charles Thomas Kountze-May Burns; ed St Paul HS, Concord N H; U of N; Yale U; Beta Theta Phi; Colony; m Mary Mallory Harris Apr 25, 1923 Memphis Tenn; s Mallory, Denman Jr; 1922-31 VP First Natl Bank of Omaha; 1932-39 VP Natl Security Ins Co, later pres; 1939- ptr Morrison & Kountze, gen ins agts, Omaha; during World War in US army tank corps; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; Trinity Episc Ch; off 200 Baird Bldg; res 704 N 58th, Omaha.

   KOUTSKY, FRANK: Coal & Lumber Dealer; b Saunders Co, Neb Apr 4, 1871, s of James Koutsky-Barbara Horak; ed Saunders Co; Comm Bus Coll, Omaha; m Paulina Trcka Sept 12, 1894 Crete; s Frank Jr; d Mable (Mrs Frank Wachal), Irma (Mrs William Boquet), Laura (Mrs Victor Dickson); 1889-92 sales clk for Holmes & Smith, hdw dlrs, South Omaha; 1892-98 ptr of brother John W in hdw bus; 1898-1900 city treas, South Omaha; 1902-08 mayor; 1908-pres Koutsky-Brennan-Vana Coal & Lbr Bus. South Omaha; South Omaha Businessmens Assn; ZCBJ; Sokol; hobbies, work, com service; off 4909 S 24th; res 4101 S 23rd, Omaha.

   KOUTSKY, JOHN W: Physician & Surgeon; b Morse Bluff, Neb June 7, 1873; s of Vaclav Koutsky-Barbara Horak; ed Saunders Co; North Bend HS; Omaha Comml Coll 1889-91; Creighton Coll MD 1904; m Mary Vomacka ___ (dec 1899); m Julia A Vomacka Oct 30, 1905 Omaha; s James W (dec), Carl Donald; d Mary Agnes (Mrs Anthony Lacina), Anna O (Mrs Harold Glissman), Lucille (Mrs Harold Shepherd); 1904- priv med prac, South Omaha; 1905-08 South Omaha city phys; org West Lawn Mausoleum Co, 1912; during World War vol but not called; past bd mbr of Nicholas Senn Hosp; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Royal Highlanders; Knights & Ladies of Security; ZCBJ; hobbies, medicine & surgery; father ch mbr of CSPS, now ZCBJ; off 48191/2 S 24th; res 524 S 51st Ave, Omaha.

   KRAJICEK, JAMES JOHN: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Nov 10, 1883; s of James Krajicek-Anna ___; ed South Omaha; Omaha U, LLB 1924; Lambda Phi; m Mary Vacek Aug 27, 1907 Omaha; s Joseph F, James; d Anna (Mrs James Tourek), Marie (Mrs Charles Dolezal), Veronica (Mrs Joseph SkIenecka), Cecilia, Helen, Josephine; 1909-24 dep city & co treas South Omaha; 1924- priv law prac, South Omaha; VP South Omaha Mchts Assn; Omaha Motor Club; Kiwanis; Ak-Sar-Ben; BPOE; FOE; off 4803 S 24th; res 6827 8 30th, Omaha.

   KRATKY, JOHN A: Coal & Feed Dealer; b North Bend, Neb Oct 25, 1884; s of Anton Kratky-Mary Christof; ed Omaha; m Antonette A Opocensky June 15, 1910 Omaha; d Grace M (Mrs Gerald M Spurlock), Lily Ann (Mrs Robert C Spiedel); 1910-35 with brother & another ptr in coal & feed bus, South Omaha; 1935-owner & opr Kratky Bros, coal & feed dlrs, dir & past pres South Omaha Mchts Assn; past dir Kiwanis; past pres Spring Lake Golf Club; AF&AM 184; hobby, golf; off 4805 S 24th; res 4723 S 16th, Omaha.

   KRAUSE, DONALD SCHAEFER: Attorney; b West Point, Neb May 30, 1908; s of Alfred E Krause-Bertha Schaefer; ed West Point HS 1925; Creighton U, 1926; U of N, BSc 1930, LLB 1931; N Club; mbr track team 1929-31; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta; m Jeanette Moseman June 22, 1932 Emerson; d Donna Lee, Thea Jean; 1932 mbr law firm Rosewater, Meecham, Burton, Hasselquist & Chew at Omaha; 1933-36 prac law with R B Hasselquist; 1936- indep prac of law; Omaha Barristers Club; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; U of N Alumni Assn; Ak-Sar-Ben; MWA; AF⁡ hobby, athletics; off 412 City National Bank Bldg; res 1338 S 33rd, Omaha.

   KRESL, JOHN: President Hardware Co; b Chicago, Ill May 17, 1887; s of John Kresl-Anna Knoll; ed grade sch; bus coll; m Ann Souhrada June 24, 1912 Tabor S D; s John; d Lucille Slinkerd, Ruth; pres O K Hdw Co, Omaha; city commr; dir South Omaha Mchts Assn; pres Neb Retail Hdw Assn; C of C; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Concord Club; Nocturnal Soc; Czech-Amer Soc; St Columbiana Mission Retreat; BPOE, KC 4o; Cath Ch; hobbies, golf, football, baseball; off 402 City Hall; res 4517 S 20th, Omaha.

   KROEGER, GOTTLIEB FRED: Banker; b Omaha, Neb Aug 21, 1896; s of Louis Kroeger-Anna Johanna Braun; ed Thayer & Merrick Cos; Boyles Bus Coll, Omaha; Amer Inst of Banking, grad 1918; studied law in law off; m Edith L Jetter Feb 1920 Omaha (dec Feb 1927); s Arthur L, Robert W; m Mignon L Sorenson May 2, 1928 Council Bluffs Ia; 1914-18 messenger clk, later utility man, Stockyards Natl Bank; 1918-21 collection & exchange teller, Livestock Natl Bank, South Omaha; 1921-24 treas, off mgr & mgr credits & city sales, Jetter Beverage Co; 1924-25 auditor for certified pub acct firm; 1925-29 emp in trust dept, Peters Trust Co; 1929- in trust dept Omaha Natl Bank; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; past pres & treas Amer Inst of Banking, Omaha ch; C of C, mbr Pub highways com; treas & bd mbr Luth Old Peoples Home, Omaha; past mbr & secy Young Businessmens Assn; YMCA; Ak-Sar-Ben; Mt Calvary Luth Ch, chmn bd of Christian edn; past VP & pres Luth Laymans League of Greater Omaha; financial secy dir northern Neb dist Evang Luth synod of Mo, Ohio & other states; Rep; hobby, golf; off Omaha National Bank; res 5612 Howard, Omaha.

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