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



4, 1935; s Charles Rawson, Donald Clayton; 1901 emp by Amer Bicycle Co, Shelby 0; 1905- with Grain Dlrs Natl Mutual Fire Ins Co, now western mgr & 1st VP, Omaha; C of C; Rotary; Ad-Sell League; Omaha Athletic Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; YMCA; AF&AM; Central Congl Ch; hobby, travel; off 320 Grain Exchange; res 434 N 38th Ave, Omaha,

   McCOUN, LEONARD PRESTON: Manager Cream Co; b Omaha, Neb Apr 2, 1900; s of Lester B McCoun-Margaret Daugherty; ed Omaha Central HS 1918; Dartmouth Coll, BSc 1922; Phi Gamma Delta; m Geneva Mildred Flygare Nov 22, 1928 Fairmont Minn; s Lester Edward; d Elizabeth Mary; 1922- with Harding Cream Co, 1922-27 in plant 5 mos, later cream solicitor; 1927-29 asst procurement mgr, Omaha off, 1929-34 mgr Kansas City Mo, 1934-37 sales mgr, Omaha, 1937- mgr 5 creameries, Natl Dairy Products Inc, Omaha; during World War enl Sept 1918 SATC, disch Dec 1918; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM 64, Fairmont Minn; Dundee Presby Ch; hobby, flowers; off 802 Harney; res 322 South 50th, Omaha.

   McCRORY, JAMES LEONARD: Vice-President Detective Agency; b Omaha, Neb Mar 26, 1890; s of John A McCrory-Alice Hogg; ed Tarkio Mo HS 1907; Tarkio Coll, BA 1911; U of Ia, MA 1917; Phi Delta Kappa; Kappa Delta Pi; m Maud V Caldwell Aug 19, 1915 Tarkio Mo (dec); d Helen Bernice; m Evelyn Townsend June 20, 1930 Omaha; d Alice Joan; 1912-16 supt of schs, Tingley Ia; 1919-29 asst supt pub schs, Omaha; 1929-39 gen supt Brandeis Stores; 1939- VP Danbaum Inc; during World War enl Sept 1917 88th div, 313th engrs, sgt 1st lt, gen staff AEF, gen hdqrs, disch May 1919; Amer Leg post 1, comm 1939-40, mbr finance com 1926-36; VFW 181, chmn house com, mbr affairs com; pre Neb Schoolmasters Club 1924; Uni Club, Lincoln; pres Pro Tern Club; Omaha Athletic Club; councilor 1930-38 Ak-Sar-Ben pres bd councilors 1936; C of C, chmn municipal affairs com 1933-34; AF&AM 268; elder Dundee Presby Ch; Rep; father (dec) mcht at Tarkio Mo 12 years; off 100 Baum Bldg; res 5317 Izard, Omaha.

   McCUMSEY, CHARLES: Bank President; b Belle Fourche, S D Sept 15, 1894; s of C Edwin McCumsey-Carrie Oliver; ed Belle Fourche S D HS; S D Wes, Mitchell; m Ruth J Arnold June 24, 1917 Belle Fourche S D; d Marcia, Jane; 1915-23 cash of bank, Belle Fourche S D; 1923-25 field representative War Finance Corp, Washington D C; 1925-29 asst mgr Federal Intermediate Credit Bank, Omaha, 1929-33 mgr, 1934 pres; 1935 exec VP Federal Land Bank of Omaha, 1936- pres; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; Rotary; Ak-Sar-Ben; off 9th floor Farm Credit Bldg; res 109 S 51st Ave, Omaha.

   McDERMOTT, EDWARD KERR: Attorney; b Stanberry, Mo Aug 1, 1893; s of Peter Owen McDermott-Annie Laurie McDermott; ed Creighton Prep 1910; Creighton U, BA 1914, LLB 1920; 1914-22 emp in accounting dept Northwestern Bell Tele Co; 1922- prac law, Omaha, specialist in corp, est & ins law; during World War ent US army 1917 inf OTS, Camp Pike, Ark, disch Dec 1918, commd 2nd lt inf res corps 1922; past mbr exec com, past judge advocate, past chmn mil affairs com, Amer Leg post 1, mbr 20 years, mbr state comm natl defense; past mbr unauthorized prac of law com, past chmn program com Omaha Bar Assn; Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C dir, past chmn mil & affairs com; past treas & mbr exec com Omaha Girl Scouts; Com Chest, active in all coms; Ak-Sar-Ben; Creighton U Alumni Assn; during past 3 years mbr 43 major coms in civic, fraternal, patriotic & professional orgns in Omaha, chmn or exec ofcr in 23 instances; KC; St Peter's Cath Ch; hobbies, football, golf, promotion of Jr ROTC units in HS; off 940 First National Bank Bldg; res 205 S 36th, Omaha.

   McDERMOTT, J FRANCIS: Vice-President of Bank; b Council Bluffs, Ia Nov 19, 1894; s of Peter Owen McDermott-Annie Laurie; ed St Peters Parochial Sch; Creighton Prep; Creighton U, BA 1914, LLB 1921; m Emma Creighton Nash June 6, 1931 Omaha; s J Francis II, Michael Nash; d Emma Nash, Mary Creighton; 1914-17 instr Creighton U; 1920- banker; gov Omaha Comm Chest; during World War 1917 1st it 350th inf 88th div, AEF, disch 1919; past comm Amer Leg post 1; C of C; Neb St Bar Assn; Uni Club, Lincoln; dir Cath Charities, treas Cath Child Welfare; Cath Ch; Rep, treas State Central Com 6 years, special asst to chmn natl com; hobby, economics; off First National Bank; res 4124 Davenport, Omaha.

   McDERMOTT, MRS J FRANCIS: Homemaker; b Omaha, Neb Dec 9, 1907; d of Frederick A Nash-Emma Creighton; ed Convent of Sacred Heart, Omaha; Duchesne Coll, Omaha; Acad of Sacred Heart, Noroton Conn; Miss Spence Sch, New York City; m J Francis McDermott June 6, 1931 Omaha; s J Francis II, Michael Nash; d Emma Nash, Mary Creighton; 34th Queen Ak-Sar-Ben 1928; mbr womens com Comm Chest; womens com Ak-Sar-Ben Ball; Amer Leg aux; res 4124 Davenport, Omaha.

   McDONALD ALAN: Architect; b Omaha, Neb Aug 26, 1891; s of John McDonald-Martha Tibbetts; ed Omaha Central HS 1908; U of N; Harvard U, BA 1912; Harvard sch of architecture, Mar 1915; Kappa Sigma; m Helen Scobie Sept 11, 1917 Omaha; s Donald, Wallace; 1915- ptr of father, John McDonald-Alan McDonald, Omaha; 1934-36 chief architectural supvr Neb FHA; 1925-27 first Pres, mbr bd of dirs Omaha Comm Playhouse; first pres Neb ch Amer Inst of Architects; pres Harvard Club of Neb; life mbr Soc of Liberal Arts; 1937-39 chmn of municipal affairs; 1934-37 chmn industrial bur; C of C; merit badge coun, mbr troop com, BSA; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Club; First Unitarian Ch; Rep; hobbies, golf, photography; off 604 Standard Oil Bldg; res 509 N 38th, Omaha.

   McDONALD, CHARLES J: Vice-President Petroleum Co; b Davenport, Ia Jan 28, 1889; s of Charles F MeDonald-Mary Martin; ed Shelby Ia HS; Boyles Bus Coll; m Grace Walsh June 20, 1923 Omaha; s Charles Joseph; d Jean Marie; 1920-23 in retail tire bus, Omaha; 1923-33 salesman for US Rubber Co; 1933- VP Swanson Petroleum Co Inc, Omaha; during World War quartermaster div, Newport News Va, disch Dec 1918; Amer Leg post 1; Omaha Bus Leaders Club; KC, 1938- dist dep, lecturer 1933, dep grand knight 1934, trustee 1935-37, grand knight 1937-39, mbr com for purchasing bldg; Cath Ch; Dem; hobbies, club work, movies, baseball; off 1301 Jones; res 310 S 49th Ave, Omaha.

   McDONALD, GUY C: Manager Crockery Co; b Camden, Minn Sept 12, 1888; s of Clinton McDonald-Etta Ward; ed Omaha HS, 1905; m Nellie M Perry Sept 6, 1910 Chicago Ill; s William Ward, Guy C Jr; 1905-18 with Beebe & Runyan, whol furn dlrs; 1918- secy-treas & mgr Omaha Crockery Co, Omaha, largest middlewest whol & retail firm dealing exclusively in glassware, china, crockery & silver; C of C, chmn of whol week com, dir 3 years, mbr exec bd; Ad-Sell League, dir representing whol ints 3 years; Happy Hollow Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Rotary; pres Omaha Exec Club 1938; Uni Club, Lincoln; BPOE; Central United Presby Ch; hobbies, golf, football; off 1118 Harney; res 5627 Pierce, Omaha

   McDONNELL, WILLIAM: Attorney; b Toronto, Ia Dec 10, 1872; s of Patrick McDonnell-Margaret Moore; ed Ponca HS 1893; WSTC; U of N, LLB 1903; 1903-15 prac law, Gregory S D; 1909 representative in S D St legislature; 1911-15 state's atty, S D; 1916- prac law, Omaha; during Sp-Amer War enl July 4, 1898 3rd Neb vol inf Camp G, in Cuba 3 1/2 mos, disch May 11, 1899; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; Cath Ch; Rep; hobby, reading; off 209 Keeline Bldg; res 2644 Chicago, Omaha.

   McEACHEN, ESTHER I: Physician & Surgeon; b Omaha, Neb Sept 30, 1892; d of Robert Allan McEachen-Adelaide Burke; ed Wayne Co; Brownell Hall, Omaha; WSTC, BA 1921; U of N, BSc 1925, MD 1927; 1913-18 while in sch taught science at WSTC; 1918-20 science tchr Wakefield HS, 1923 taught science Rosalie HS 2 mos; 1927-29 staff mbr Womans Hosp, Childrens Hosp of Philadelphia & Philadelphia Hosp for Communicable Diseases; 1929- prac med, Omaha; 1929-38 phys for Minerva Cottage, home for girls; staff mbr children's dept Douglas Co hosp 1933-37; 1935- mbr Luth Hosp staff; past pres Omaha branch, Amer Med Women; Neb Pediatrics Soc; B&PW, health chmn 1938-39; Altrusa; Womans Inter-Club Coun; OES; Dundee Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, home cooking, jellies & jams, driving; off 106 N 49th; res 4921 California, Omaha.

   McFARLAND, WILFRED MYERS: Attorney; b Shoals, Ind July 17, 1898; s of Elijah McFarland-Minnie Chattin; ed Shoals Ind; Culver Mil Acad; Vincennes Ind HS; U of Ind; U of Ill, LLB; Sigma Nu; Sigma Delta Chi; Phi Delta Phi; m Martha Pettiss July 20, 1933 Mobile Ala; s Wilfred M Jr, James; d Glen Mary, Lynn; 1920-26 prac law Vincennes Ind, 1926-33 Chicago Ill, 1933-38 New York City, 1938 mbr law firm Crofoot, Fraser, Connolly & Stryker, Omaha; past secy Central Pub Service Corp; VP & gen atty Consolidated Electric & Gas Co; gen counsel 1st div NRA; asst gen counsel Amer Smelting & Refining Co; during World War enl in NSN 1917, sea



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duty 13 mos, disch as It; Neb St Bar Assn, dir administrative & labor law sections; Amer Bar Assn; Ad-Sell League; mbr natl. & municipal affairs com, C of C; hobby, sailing; off 637 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 702 S 38th, Omaha.

   McGINLEY, STEPHEN ESSEX: Clergyman; b New London, Conn May 7, 1887; s of John McGinley-Evelyn M Essex; ed New London Conn; Trinity Coll, BA 1909; Gen Theological Seminary, New York City 1913; grad work Columbia U; Delta Kappa Epsilon; m Virginia G Meigs Feb 11, 1914 New York City; d Virginia Essex (Mrs Robert W Deems); 1913-16 missionary, Cody Wyo; 1916-18 priest St Andrews Ch, Baltimore Md; 1919-21 pastor Christ Church, Suffern N Y; 1922- dean of Trinity Cathedral, Omaha; during World War chaplain US army 1918; trustee Clarkson Hosp & Brownell Hall; honorary mbr C of C; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Club; AF&AM; KT; Shrine; hobby, golf; res 113 N 18th, Omaha.

   McGRATH, RAYMOND EDWARD: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb July 28, 1905; s of Joseph P McGrath-Jennie Flanagan; ed Creighton HS 1923; Notre Dame; Creighton U, BA 1927, LLB 1930; Delta Theta Phi; m Leona Gruenther Apr 21, 1930 Omaha; d Mary Jo, Jane N, Leona; emp in law off Daniel J Gross, Omaha, while att sch, after grad 1930 emp full time; 1930-35 dep Douglas Co atty; 1935-38 prac law, Omaha; 1938- mbr law firm Milton R Abrahams & William J Frenzer, Omaha; candidate for judge, 4th judicial dist; 1938-39 tchr course in trial technique for prac attys under direction of prof Irving Goldstein, Northwestern U law sch; Omaha Bar Assn, 1936 mbr judicial referendum com, 1937 mbr judicial selection com, 1938 mbr legal edn com, 1939 mbr program com; past pres Omaha Barristers Club; Neb St Bar Assn; Ak-Sar-Ben, grand mufti for den show, also mbr advisory com; C of C; Neb Good Roads Assn; Neb Safety Coun; Ralston Park Country Club; BPOE, past pres; KC; Cath Ch; hobbies, golf, football, baseball, fishing; off 613 Farnam Bldg; res 5012 Capitol Ave, Omaha.

   McGROARTY, JOSEPH HANNON: Attorney; b Denver, Colo Nov 20, 1899; s of Daniel McGroarty-Katherine Hannon; ed Denver Colo; Regis Coll, Denver; Creighton U, BA 1920, LLB 1923; Delta Theta Phi; m Lucile M Schall Oct 15, 1927 Omaha; d Lucile Marie, Mary Elizabeth, Joan Katherine; 1923 prac law, Omaha; during World War enl in ROTC in 1918, disch 1918; Amer Leg post 1; Omaha Athletic Club; BPOE 39; KC; Cath Ch; Dem; off 621 Service Life Bldg; res 2881 Webster, Omaha.

   McGUIRE, LOUIS DAVID: Physician & Surgeon; b Wisner, Neb Sept 15, 1893; s of Richard P McGuire-Margaret McMahon; ed Wisner HS 1911; Creighton U, BSc 1918, MD 1917; U of Minn, MSc 1924; Phi Rho Sigma; m Margaret Rau Apr 16, 1925 Austin Minn; s Richard George, Terence Francis, Lawrence David, Michael Donald; 1924- prac med, Omaha; staff mbr & surg St Josephs & St Catherines Hosps; assoc prof of surgery Creighton U; past fellow Mayo Foundation for med edn & research 5 years, 1st asst surg Mayo Clinic, 1922-24; during World War 1st lt med corps, commanding ofcr provisional ambulance Co F, Fort Riley Kas; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Omaha Country Club; hobbies, big game hunting, wrestling; father (dec) farmer & auctioneer, pioneer & resident of Wisner 50 years; off 326 Medical Arts Bldg; res 426 N 38th, Omaha.

   McHUGH, MRS WILLIAM D JR: Homemaker; b Buffalo, N Y Mar 9, 1895; d of Herbert Leroy Goodrich-Jennie Emeline Rosengren; ed Buffalo N Y; m William D McHugh Jr Mar 9, 1918 Buffalo N Y; d Suzanne Goodrich; past mbr Jr League Bd several years; past mbr Omaha Drama League Bd several years; past mbr Omaha Social Settlement bd 2 years; past trustee Brownell Hall, Omaha; past pres & past mbr bd of Maternal Health League of Neb; active in Comm Chest work; St Barnabas Episc Ch; Rep; hobby, gardening; res 5116 Nicholas, Omaha.

   McINERNY, JOHN JOSEPH: Clergyman; b St Louis, Mo Oct 17, 1895; s of John Michael McInerny-Catherine Clancy; ed St Louis Uni HS 1913; St Louis U, BA 1919, MA 1920, MSc 1931, Sch of Theology 1924-28; St Stanislaus Seminary. Cleveland 0 1930-31; ordained 1927; 1921-24 prof of biology, Campion Coll, Prairie Du Chien Wis; 1931- regent Creighton U sch of med, sch, of dentistry & coll of pharm, dean of sch of nursing, philosophy lecturer; Coun of Social Agencies; C of C; hobbies, study & research in medical fields, music, athletics; off College of Medicine, Creighton U; res 25th & California, Omaha.

   McININCH, G W: Owner Motor Co; b Brownville, Neb June 14, 1895; s of James H McIninch-Ruth E Chamberlain; ed Brownville HS; m Josephine Lowe July 30, 1923 Sioux City Ia; 1915-18 Ford dlr, Brownville; 1919-23 whol traveler, Western Motor Car Co; 1923-25 whol traveler for Oakland Motor Co, Omaha; 1925-28 whol traveler & 1 year sales mgr Wetherell Motor Car Co, inc as Wetherell & McIninch Packard distributors with hdqrs in Des Moines Ia; 1932-34 distributor for Auburn autos, Omaha; 1934 pur Wetherell Motor Co, Packard distributor for Neb; during World War ent US army June 15, 1918 in MTC, disch Feb 25, 1919; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; AF&AM 3; York Rite 1; RAM 60, Tangier Shrine; off 2017-31 Harney; res 5165 Jones, Omaha.

   McINTOSH, JOHN REUBEN: Branch Manager; b Redlands, Cal Mar 30, 1892; s of John McIntosh-Harriett Jones; ed Redlands Cal HS 1911; m Chloe Wells Feb 23, 1921 Portland Ore; s Jack R; d Harriett Jean; 1911-12 emp on Parker ranch, Honolulu Hawaii; 1912-17 in auto bus, Redlands Cal; 1919-20 salesman for Burroughs Adding Machine Co, at Los Angeles, 1920-22 salesman at Portland Ore, 1922-24 salesman at Los Angeles, 1924-27 mgr at Cheyenne Wyo, 1927- mgr, Omaha; during World War enl in US army at Los Angeles Aug 3, 1917, 144th field arty, battery C 40th div, O/S in France Feb 1918-Jan 1919, disch as sgt Presidio, San Francisco Jan 15, 1919; C of C; Omaha Exec Assn; Dundee Presby Ch; Rep; hobby, golf; off 509 S 17th; res 505 S Happy Hollow Blvd, Omaha.

   McKIE, ALEXANDER JR: Attorney; b Glasgow, Scotland July 23, 1903; s of Alexander McKie-Grace Gait; ed Omaha; Creighton U; U of N, BA 1924, LLB 1926; Pi Kappa Alpha; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Scabbard & Blade; m Leola Marie Jensen Jan 14, 1932 Omaha; d Karen Jaean, Lineve Grace; 1926 prac law, Omaha; 1926-30 tchr, dept of commerce, U of Omaha; 1928-29 debate coach, Creighton Prep; 1930-31 debate coach, U of Omaha; 1931- law prof, U of Omaha night sch; Omaha Bar Assn, 1930-36 secy; Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; dir 6 years Jr C of C; dir & VP Kiwanis; Omaha Athletic Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM, master 1936; Dundee Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, reading, golf; off First National Bank Bldg 805; res 684 N 59th, Omaha.

   McKlE, MRS LEOLA ALEXANDER JR: Homemaker; b Omaha, Neb June 23, 1907; d of James P Jensen-Iverline Jensen; ed Omaha Central HS; U of N, BA 1929; Alpha Omicron PI; m Alexander McKie Jr Jan 14, 1932 Omaha; Karen, Lineve; 1930 adm to Neb bar; 1930-34 emp by Brinn & Jensen Co, Omaha; 1934- homemaker, Omaha; Womens Lawyers Assn of Omaha; Neb St Bar Assn; Alpha Omicron Pi Alumni; womens div C of C; mbr Omaha, Branch AAUW; First Central Congl Ch; Rep; hobbies, reading, swimming; res 684 N 59th, Omaha.

   McKIM, EDWARD DANIEL: Insurance Executive; b Evansville, Ind Oct 20, 1895; s of John Connor McKim-Adelaide Healey; ed De La Salle Acad, Kansas City Mo 1914; Rockhurst Coll, Kansas City Mo 1917; m Mary Clifford Jan 8, 1921 Springfield Mass; s Edward D Jr, Laurence P; d Mary Elizabeth, Jane Frances, Ellen; 1919-23 contract agt for Automatic Sprinkler Corp, St Louis; 1923-27 western advertising mgr for The Insurance Field, Louisville Ky; 1927- with Mutual Benefit Health & Accident Assn of Omaha, now exec VP newspaper div; 1935 mbr Neb St legislature, chmn miscellaneous subjects com, mbr finance ways & means & unicameral coms, secy com on coms; 1938 candidate for lt gov; during World War enl May 28, 1917, battery D 129th field arty, 35th div, O/S 13 mos, disch May 6, 1919; Amer Leg post 1; 40 & 8; C of C; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Omaha Athletic Club; Cath Ch; Dem, secy Douglas Co Central Com; hobby, sports; off 312 Douglas Block; res 5100 Florence Blvd, Omaha.

   McMARTIN, CHARLES: Physician & Surgeon; b Dunlap, Ia May 11, 1880; s of Archibald I McMartin-Harriet Smith; ed Dunlap Ia; Grinnell Ia Acad 1898; Grinnell Ia Coll, PhB 1902; Rush Med coll, Chicago, MD 1906; grad work at Chicago, New York, Columbia & Vienna; m Mary Elizabeth O'Kelly Aug 5, 1909 Council Bluffs Ia; d Harriet (Mrs Dale' Norman); 1906-07 Interne Alexian Bros Hosp, Chicago, 1907- prac med, Omaha; 1910- head of dept of urology & dermatology at Creighton U Coll of Med, 1936 head of dept of surgery; staff mbr St Josephs & Douglas Co, Hosps; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; FACS; Amer Urological Assn, past pres SW branch; certified by Amer Bd of Urology; Rotary; Omaha Athletic Club; AF&AM, Scot Rite; Tangier


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Shrine; Congl Ch; Rep; hobby, travel; off 611 City National Bank Bldg; res 1714 Douglas, Omaha.

   McMARTIN, WILLIAM JOSEPH: Physician; b Omaha, Neb Sept 26, 1904; s of Charles McMartin- ___ ; ed Omaha Central HS; Chicago U; U of N; urological fellowship 1933, Jefferson Med Coll, Philadelphia, MD 1931; Chi Psi; Phi Rho Sigma; m Barbara Baird Wagner Nov 2, 1935 Omaha; foster s Ray Baird Wagner, Walter Richard Wagner; 1931-33 interne Hosp of Penn; 1933-38 instr, urology anatomy, Creighton med sch, 1938- asst prof; staff mbr, assoc att urologist Creighton Memorial Hosp; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Amer Urological Assn; diplomate Amer Ed of Urology; Omaha Midwest Clinical Soc; Omaha Clinical Club; Congl Ch; off 611 City National Bank Bldg; res 316 S 70th, Omaha.

   McMILLAN, EDWARD ERNEST: High School Principal; b Morning Sun, 0 Nov 3, 1875; s of John Ronald McMillan-Harriet Louise McCreary; ed Oxford 0; Miami U prep sch; Miami U Oxford 0, BA 1896; U of Ind, BA 1900, MA 1904, grad work Columbia U; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Kappa; Sigma Chi; m Cynthia Marie McCague July 1, 1909 Omaha; s John Gavin; d Mary Harriet, Cynthia Ann (Mrs Waldo Drake Freeman), Isabelle; 1893-94, 1896-99 rural sch tchr in Ohio & Ind; 1899-1905 HS tchr, Ohio & Ind; 1905-24 tchr Omaha Central HS, later asst prin & dean of boys; 1924- prin North HS, Omaha; NSTA; NEA; Natl Assn of Secondary Sch Prins; Omaha Tchrs Forum; bd mbr Neb Goodwill Industries, trustee; Omaha School Administrators Club; Cornhusker Motor Club; Central United Presby Ch; hobby, trout fishing, camping; off North HS; res 912 S 37th, Omaha.

   McNAB, MALCOLM BOYD: Business Manager; b Holton, Kas Aug 2, 1890; s of William J McNab-Ida May McGrew; ed Omaha; m Esther Leanore Anderson May 15, 1913 Omaha; s Robert Boyd; d Dorothy (Mrs Howard Lee Young), Jane Elizabeth, Jean Charlotte; 1903-04 office boy, Byrne & Hammer Dry Goods Co, Omaha; 1904-06 off boy, Western Electric Co, Omaha; 1906-10 in maintenance dept & night switchboard foreman, Neb Tele Co, Omaha; 1910-13 emp in city circulation dept, Omaha World-Herald, 1913-23 city circulation mgr, 1923-24 gen circulation mgr, 1924-26 circulation mgr & mechanical supt, 1926-33 asst bus mgr, 1933- bus mgr; 1934- secy World Publishing Co; Internatl Circulation Mgrs Assn; Amer Newspaper Publishers Assn, mbr traffic com; Ad-Sell League; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; dir Happy Hollow Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; AF&AM 3; Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine; Kountze Memorial Luth Ch; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off World Herald Bldg; res 5502 Webster, Omaha.

   McNEIL, C F: Community Chest Director; b Highland Co, 0 Jan 19, 1908; s of Charles F McNeil-Mary A Tannehill; ed Hillsboro 0 HS 1926; Ohio St U, 13A 1931, grad work in social administration; m Frances Dugan Aug 7, 1937 Kimball; 1932-33 asst secy Coun of Social Agencies, Omaha; 1933-36 NERA administrator; 1936- dlr Comm Chest; pres Neb Com of Social Workers; Jr C of C; Presby Ch; hobbies, woodwork, reading, sports, golf, tennis; off 736 World Herald Bldg; res 911 N 51st, Omaha.

   McNICHOLS. WILLIAM HARVEY: Chiropractor; b Osceola, Ia Jan 23, 1897; s of Joseph G McNichols-Julia E McDowell; ed Osceola Ia HS; Palmer Sch of Chiropractic, Davenport Ia; Natl Coll of Chiropractic; Delta Sigma Chi; m Eloise West June 24, 1922 Omaha; s William Laird; July 1921 prac chiropractic, Omaha; during World War bandmaster in USN, made 3 trips to France; Amer Leg; 40 & 8; Internatl Coll of Chiropractors; VP Amer Chiropractic Assn; dir & past pres Neb Chiropractic Assn; C of C; Rotary; BPOE; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Ak-Sar-Ben; Town & Gown; YMCA; Omaha Musicians Assn; St Andrews Episc Ch, supt church sch; hobby, music; off 302-3 Patterson Bldg; res 365 N 41st Ave, Omaha.

   McPHERREN, WAYNE: Accountant; b Maywood, Neb Mar 20, 1897; s of Will R McPherren-Jennie L Hitchcock; ed Nelson HS; U of Omaha; St Louis U; certified pub acct in Neb; m Marjorie Jones Aug 4, 1928 Omaha; d Elinor, Sally Lou; sch tchr 2 years; bank clk 1 year; 1927- certified pub acct; market administrator, dairy section USDA 4 years; during World War in service 1 1/2 years in US army AS; Amer Leg; Neb Soc of Certified Pub Accts; C of C; Omaha Concord Club; Omaha Athletic Club; First Central Congl Ch, trustee; hobbies, home workshop, inventions, hunting, fishing, boating; 418 PO Bldg; res 5205 California, Omaha.

   MAENNER, THEODORE H: Real Estate & Insurance Agent & Building Manager; b St Paul, Minn Mar 3, 1891; s of Louis T Maenner-Frieda Frech; ed West Jersey Acad, Bridgeton N J; Washington U, BSc 1914; Kappa Alpha; lettered in basketball, track & baseball; m Gladys Robertson Jan 8, 1919 Omaha; s John R; d Mary Frances, Elizabeth Caroline; 1914-17 architect, mbr firm Maenner & Davis, St Louis; 1919-29 in real est bus, Omaha; 1930-36 gen agt, Maryland Casualty Ins Co; 1936- mgr Drake Apartment House Group; 1938- mgr City Natl Bank Bldg; pres Drake Realty Co, City Natl Bank Bldg Co, Medical Arts Garage, T H Maenner Co, real est & T H Maenner Inc, ins; during World War enl July 1917, balloon div, AS Fort Omaha, at time of Armistice capt in chg of cadet sch, balloon div, Arcadia Cal, disch Mar 1918; pres Omaha Real Est Bd 1928; C of C; Omaha Country Club; Lions, pres 1928; AF&AM, past master; BPOE; Central United Presby Ch; off 808 City National Bank Bldg; res 5678 Marcy, Omaha.

   MAGEE, WAYLAND WELLS: Farm Manager; b Chicago, Ill Sept 24, 1881; s of Henry Wells Magee-Hattie Bell Pratt; ed U of Bonne, Germany 1904; U of Chicago, BSc 1905; Harvard U, JD 1908; U of N 1909; Iowa St Coll 1910; Northwestern U; Alpha Delta Phi; m Marion Edith Thomas Oct 24, 1916 Omaha (dec); d Marion, Louise; m Harriet Gage May 20, 1922 Chicago; s Wayland Gage, Kimball Pratt; 1908-10 prac law, Chicago; 1910- mgr Summer Hill farm, Douglas Co; 1910- mgr P F Ranch, Wyo; 1931-33 mbr fed res bd, Washington D C; 1921-31 dir & mbr exec com, Neb Dairy Development Soc; 1929-31 dir Ak-Sar-Ben Livestock Show; 1927-31 pres Neb Crop Growers Assn; 1927-30 dir Fed Res Bank of Kansas City Mo; Cosmos Club, Washington D C; Union League, Chicago; Harvard Club; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite, 32o; BPOE 39; Rep; hobby, travel; res Bennington.

   MAGNEY, GEORGE ALFRED: Attorney; b Scioto Co, 0 Sept 29, 1857; s of John Magney-Eliza Searl; ed Cass Co; studied law under Judge Sam M Chapman, Plattsmouth 1879-81; m Dora Ayer Apr 8, 1885 (dec 1928); s Lloyd A, Vernon P; d Ethel G; m Alva D Dromgoole Lima Aug 18, 1931 Denver Colo; June 1881 adm to Neb bar; 1881-87 prac law, Papillion; 1883-86 ptr of Edgar Howard on Papillion Times; 1887- atty, Omaha; 1897-98 Douglas Co municipal judge; 1903-04 & 1906-13 Douglas Co dep atty, Omaha; 1913-19 Douglas Co atty; 1919- prac law in Omaha; 1920 del to Neb constitutional conv; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; KP, grand chancellor 1905-06; MWA; WOW; Chris Sci Ch; Dem; hobby, baseball; off 1029 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 3824 N 18th, Omaha.

   MAHONEY, MRS MARY ANN: Retired; b Concord, N H Oct 1, 1855; d of Christopher Welch-Mary Ann O'Connor; ed Lamont Ill; m John J Mahoney June 30, 1878 Omaha (dec 1922); s John Robert; d Evelyn M, May Lenor; 1872 came with mother & sister from Ill to Omaha; author several short stories; 1911-1925 toured Europe visiting Belgium, England, Ireland, Switzerland; Cath Ch; Rep; husband was contr, Omaha 1878-1922; hobbies, writing, reading; res 4802 Capitol Ave, Omaha.

   MAHURAN, STUART ANSALA: Director School of Journalism; b Colwich, Kas July 15, 1892; s of John Andrew Mahuran-Cora Martin; ed Upper Ia U, Fayette BA 1931, LittD 1938; U of Ia, MA 1932; U of Mo; m Marie T Gerstenberger June 1917 Independence Ia; d Betty Vivian (dec), Kathleen, Madeline Louise, Elain Agnes; 17 years editor in midwest; 1935- dir sch of journalism Creighton U, Omaha; formerly managing editor Dubuque Ia Telegraph-Herald, editorial, news & teleg editor, reporter, columnist, critic, city editor, radio continuity writer & announcer; editor Nebraska Style Book 1935 & 1938; contributor reviews, poetry, editorials, articles, etc to newspapers & magazines; during World War priv in depot brigade inf Camp Dodge Ia 1917, instr field arty OTS Camp Zachary Taylor, Louisville Ky 1917-18, disch 1918; Amer Leg; mbr Amer Assn of Tchrs of Journalism; hobbies, wood-working, coin collecting; off Creighton U; res 508 N 25th, Omaha.

   MAJORS, ANDREW DORSEY: General Manager, Secretary-Treasurer Livestock Commission Co; b Peru, Neb Jan 28, 1882; s of Wilson E Majors-Olive C Nickell; ed Peru; PSTC 1901; m Mary Jones June 3. 1907 Peru, d Betty, Mary Edith; 1901-03 emp by sheep co, NW Neb & Wyo; 1903-07 emp by Omaha Packing Co, Chicago & Omaha; 1907-10 in livestock dept of CB&Q RR, later car



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distributor in tsptn dept; 1910- off mgr, later gen mgr, secy-treas Martin Bros Co, Omaha; Omaha Livestock Exchange, dir 15 years, 2 years VP, 2 years pres & 2 years mbr natl exec com, 6 years chmn legislative com; org & first pres of US Livestock Assn, org 1910; active in state & natl livestock legislation; treas & mbr exec com US Livestock Commission; secy South Omaha Bridge Com; vice-chmn bd of regents, Omaha U; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Shrine; Wheeler Memorial Presby Ch, session mbr; hobby, farming; off 412 Exchange Bldg; res 2021 F, Omaha,

   MAKIESKY, EDWARD E: Press Association Bureau Chief; b St Paul, Minn Feb 22, 1904; s of Simon Makiesky-Bertha Winn; ed St Paul Minn HS; U of Minn 1924; grad work Columbia U, 1925; m Helen Eastman July 3, 1939 Hot Springs S D; while in coll 1922-24 did clerical work for Northwest News Bur, St Paul Minn; 1926-27 reportorial & asst editor for Northwestern News Bur at St Paul Minn, 1927-28 night editor, 1928-30 state-house correspondent; 1930-35 state correspondent for AP at Bismarck N D, 1935-36 mbr gen news staff at New York City, 1936 exec off membership work in New York City, 1936-38 chief of bur AP at Lincoln, 1938-40 chief of bur AP Omaha; BPOE 80; Indep; hobbies, fishing, music, Amer history; off Omaha World-Herald; res 3920 Cuming, Omaha.

   MALASHOCK, HARRY: Jeweler; b Minsk, Russia Dec 26, 1890; s of Isaac Malashock-Ida Malatoff; ed Sioux City Ia Central HS 1907; m Rose E Muskin June 25, 1916 Omaha; s Lloyd, Irving; 1893 came to Amer, settled in Sioux City Ia; prior to 1909 worked in jewelry firm; 1909-13 owner & opr jewelry bus, St Joseph Mo; 1913- owner & opr jewelry bus, Omaha; played violin in various theater & symphony orchestras; active in Jewish Welfare Fedn, heading charity drives, chmn finance com, treas; VP Omaha Fixture & Supply Co; Highland Country Club, treas 1928-38; C of C; Jewish Comm Center; Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM 11, Scot Rite, Tangier Shrine; chmn of dist conv 6 B'nai B'rith 1940, past pres 354, Omaha; Temple Israel & Beth-El Synagogue; Rep; hobby, golf; off 303 S 16th; res 5208 Farnam, Omaha.

   MALLORY, RICHARD HENDERSON: Manager Supply Co; b Batavia, Ill Aug 18, 1896; s of Albert Douglas Mallory-Frances Hazen; ed Rollins Coll, Fla; U of Ill, BSc 1918; Chi Psi; m Esther Smith June 25, 1921 Omaha; d Cynthia, May, Barbara, Ann; 1919- with US Supply Co, now off mgr at Omaha; during World War enl June 1 1918, naval aviator, student flying ofcr, Key West Fla, disch Dec 1, 1918; pres Omaha Sales Mgrs Assn; C of C; Pro Tem Club; Omaha Country Club; St Barnabas Episc Ch, jr warden; hobby, golf; off U S Supply Co; res 5108 Cuming, Omaha.

   MALM, FRANK 0: Club Manager; b Omaha, Neb Aug 12, 1894; s of Charles E Malm-Clara V Larson; ed Omaha Central HS 1913; Creighton U, LLB; 1916 Delta Theta Phi; m Katharine M Sanders Apr 14, 1917 Omaha; d Betty Jane, Margaret Shirley; secy Ad-Sell League 1920-28; in investment & advertising bus 1928-33; 1933- secy & mgr Cornhusker Motor Club; during World War ent Aug 1917, OTC, Fort Snelling Min; comm 2nd lt, 342nd field arty 89th div 1 year O/S; hobbies, stamps, gardening, travel; off 210 South 19; res 4225 Marcy, Omaha.

   MALONE, MRS EDNA ISABELLE: Owner & Manager Physicians Bureau; b St Joseph, Mo Oct 19, 1894; d of William James O'Neill-Sarah Isabelle Sanders; ed St Joseph Mo; m Arthur Pritchard Malone Apr 5, 1917 St Joseph Mo (dec May 16, 1935); d Betty Lee; 1913-17 with mother in millinery bus, St Joseph Mo; 1917-21 homemaker; 1921- owner & opr Physicians Bur, first of its kind; secy Altrusa; hobby, collecting what-nots; father (dec 1908) native of N Y, bldg contr St Joseph Mo many years; mother native of Ohio; res 524 N 50th, Omaha.

   MANCHESTER, FRANK PAUL: Secretary Grain Exchange; b Omaha, Neb Feb 13, 1880; s of John R Manchester-Katherine McAusland; ed Omaha; U of N, LLB 1902; Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Delta Phi; m Charlotte Henricksen Nov 3, 1914 Omaha; s Frank Paul Jr; 1902 traffic solicitor for Wabash RR, Denver; 1903-06 emp in traffic dept, UP RR; 1906-07 in ins bus, Denver; 1907-09 in mdse brokerage bus, Denver; 1909- secy, Omaha Grain Exchange; past dir C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; Rotary; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Shrine; hobby, fishing; off Grain Exchange; res 105 S 54th, Omaha.

   MANNING, ERNEST TIBBETTS: Physician; b Middletown, Ia July 10, 1877; s of Quincy Prescott Manning-Fanny Tibbetts; ed New Albany Ind HS 1896; Knox Coll, Galesburg Ill, BSc 1901; Rush Med Coll, MD 1904, grad work 1908-09; Beta Theta Phi; m Winifred Pierce July 5, 1905 Ocean Park Cal; d Beverly Pierce (Mrs Kenneth Burkholder), Lucia Ruth (Mrs Charles Schwartz), Marcia Anne; 1904-08 prac med, Prairie City Ill; 1909- prac med, Omaha; 1916-19 asst prof of pathology, U of N; 1918-20 health commr of Omaha; 1916- sch health dir; 1930- health dir, Northwestern Bell Tele Co; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Amer Soc of Clinical Pathologists; Amer Pub Health Assn; mbr bd of dirs Neb St Tuberculosis Assn; Omaha Club; AF&AM; Congl Ch; Rep; hobbies, reading, carpenter work; off 1407 Medical Arts Bldg; res 5631 Grant, Omaha.

   MARER, JACK WADSWORTH: Attorney; b Indianapolis, Ind Dec 14, 1901; s of Adolph Marer-Sarah Friedman; ed Shortridge Ind HS 1919; U of Ind; Creighton U, LLB 1926; m Anita Gluckman Mar 13, 1932 Council Bluffs Ia; s Alan Gluckman, Gerald Zolle; 1926-27 prac law with Henry Monsky, Omaha; 1927-38 asst Douglas Co atty; 1933-38 prof of criminal law, U of Omaha Law Sch; 1938- mbr law firm Monsky, Grodinsky, Marer, Cohen; atty for Father Flanagan & Boys Town; past pres Omaha Barristers Club,, Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; C of C; mbr exec com Fedn for Jewish Service of Omaha; past pres B'nai B'rith; civic merits badge examiner Covered Wagon area BSA; ARC; FOE; AF&AM; Beth-El Synagogue; Rep, mbr Douglas Co Central Com; hobbies, golf, civic work; off 737 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 745 N 57th Ave, Omaha.

   MARRS, RALPH MERTON: High School Principal; b Diller, Neb Feb 26, 1883; s of Daniel Marrs-Lottle May Maddock; ed KSTC HS; KSTC; U of N, BA 1917, MA 1918; grad work Columbia U; Phi Delta Kappa; m Mary Edith Walford Dec 25, 1911 Bayard; s Walford Daniel, Roy Merton, Ralph Eugene; d Maxine May; 1909-11 supt of schs, Bayard; 1911-15 tchr & supt of schs, Bridgeport; 1917-18 prin Lead S D HS; 1918- prin South HS, Omaha; former tchr summer sch U of N Tchrs Coll; Omaha Tchrs Forum, past pres, treas & bd mbr; VP Omaha Coun PTA; past pres North Platte Valley Tchrs Assn; NSTA, past pres dist 2, past VP, past pres dept of supts & prins; NEA; North Central Assn of Colls & Secondary Schs, mbr state com, representative accredited HSs of Neb, mbr scope com to improve Neb HS program; Neb Schoolmasters Club; chmn south dist Covered Wagon area BSA; Cornhusker Motor Club; mbr speakers burs Comm Chest & ARC; mbr, co-chmn & dir Omaha Round Table of the Natl Conf of Jews & Christians; AF&AM; Wheeler Memorial Presby Ch, elder; Dem; hobby, BSA work; off South HS; res 707 S 36th, Omaha.

   MARSHALL, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: President Paper Co; b Fort Worth, Tex July 24, 1860; s of Abner Marshall-Mary Whitham; ed Fort Worth Tex; U of N, 1882-86; Sigma Chi, first initiate at U of N; m Della Davis, June 11, 1888 Omaha; d Marguerite; while in U of N emp in advertising dept Neb St Journal; 1886-88 editor & publisher Sunday Morning Capital, Lincoln; 1890-96 in whol paper & stationery bus, Grand Island; 1896 owner & opr Marshall Paper Co, Omaha; mbr C of C 42 years; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; mbr local advisory com, RFC; First Presby Ch; off 1102 Douglas; res 307 S 53rd Omaha.

   MARSHALL, DELAVAN BALDWIN: District Manager Elevator Co; b Somerville, Mass; s of Richard S Marshall-Caroline Munson; ed Cincinnati 0 HS, 1895; m Caroline Eberle Detroit Mich; 1895- with Otis Elevator Co, 1906- dist mgr Omaha territory, Omaha; C of C, past mbr revenue com; past coun mbr Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; dep gov Neb Soc of Mayflower Descendants; Cornhusker Motor Club; Omaha Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Soc of Cal pioneers; Rotary; Happy Hollow Club; Mayflower descendant of William White; grandfather went to Cal in 1849 & later built first mint in Denver, 1862; off 1200 Jackson; res 5311 Jackson, Omaha.

   MARSHALL, HARVEY W: Treasurer Nurseries Co; b Findley, 0 Apr 18, 1867; s of B Clarke Marshall-Catherine Monnamaker; ed Western Normal Coll, Shenandoah Ia 1888; m Allie Snodgrass Feb 22, 1893 Leigh; d Esther Marguerite (Mrs William M Sloan); 1888 with Crete Nurseries, Crete; 1888 with 2 brothers org Marshall Brothers Nursery at Arlington, 1890- mbr of firm, 1916 firm inc, 1916 treas, 1929 estab Omaha branch; projects include Neb St Capitol Grounds, Joslyn Memorial, WSTC, CSTC, Plattsmouth Masonic Home, Grand Island Monitor Radio Station & other parks & grounds in


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Neb, S D & Kas; past pres Amer Retail Nurserymens Protective Assn; life mbr Neb St Horticultural Soc; Omaha, & Neb Nurserymens Assns; Amer Assn of Nurserymen; C of C, Tribe of Yessir, mbr agrl com; Rotary; AF&AM 52, Arlington; Scot Rite; IOOF, has held all offs; has traveled much in U S, Canada, Mexico & Europe; hobby, fishing; off 84th & Center; res 606 S 52nd, Omaha.

   MARSHALL, MAURICE N: Branch Manager Nurseries Co; b Arlington, Neb Nov 13, 1904; s of George A Marshall-Dora Goltry; ed Arlington HS 1922; Grinnell Ia Coll, BA 1926; grad work Ia St Coll, 1927; m Lida L Larson Jan 1, 1928 Uehling; d Janet Claire, Sydney Joyce; 1927-32 salesman for Marshall Nurseries, 1932-38 gen administration in exec branch, 1938- mgr Omaha branch; developed landscaping on South Side Housing Project at Omaha, WSTC, CSTC, Joslyn Memorial, Grand Island Soldiers & Sailors Home, Wilson & Finnegan Parks at Chadron & Neb St Capitol grounds; 1935 supvr installation of 16th Flower & Garden Show, Omaha; tchr of adult edn short course in photography, Omaha U; has toured US, Canada, Alaska, Europe; Omaha Nurserymens Assn, past pres; Neb Nursery Assn, past pres; Western Nurserymens Assn; Amer Assn of Nurserymen; C of C; Lions; Omaha Exec Assn; Miniature Camera Guild, ch mbr; Omaha Camera Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM 52, Arlington; Scot Rite; hobbies, travel, photography; off 84th & Center; res 6028 Poppleton, Omaha.

   MARSHELL, ALICE: Association Secretary; b Osborne, Kas Jan 7, 1882; d of J W Marshell-Ada B Johnson; ed Omaha HS; U of N; 1917- emp by Neb Tuberculosis Assn, 1924-25 acting exec secy, 1925- exec secy; state chmn child welfare 2 years; past 7th VP & state health chmn, Neb Congress of Parents & Tchrs 5 years; Natl Tuberculosis Assn; Tuberculosis State Secretaries; Amer Assn of Social Workers; Neb Conf of Social Work, chmn finance com dist 1; past VP Mississippi Valley Conf on Tuberculosis; C of C; B&PW; League of Women Voters; Am Leg aux; Omaha Social Settlement; Dundee Presby Ch; Rep; hobby, gardening; off 400 Paxton Block; res 4910 Cass, Omaha.

   MARTIN, PAUL LEO: Attorney; b Vail, Ia Apr 4, 1881; s of James William Martin-Hulda Catherine Chapman; ed Creighton Prep; Creighton U, BA 1900, MA 1905; Harvard U, LLB 1905; m Mary Inez Neu Sept 11, 1906 Omaha; s Paul J, Bernard A, Clarence J; d Mary (Mrs Albert V Murphy), Gertrude C, Margaret Mary; 1905-07, 1908-1919 dean Creighton U Coll of Law; 1905 adm to Neb bar; 1905-07 mbr law firm Hall & Stout; 1919-32 mbr law firm Stout, Rose, Wells & Martin at Omaha; 1932 mbr law firm Wells, Martin, Offutt; past dir World Publishing Co, Omaha World-Herald; during World War instr mil law SATC, Creighton; past pres Omaha Bar Assn; Neb St Bar Assn; Amer Bar Assn, past chmn com on legal edn, mbr taxation section; 1903 ch mbr Fed Communications Bar Assn; past pres C of C, org NRA, chmn ednl com; mbr first bd of regents Municipal U of Omaha, VP until 1936; Omaha Motor Club; Neb Good Roads Assn; Ad-Sell League; Ak-Sar-Ben; Amer Judicature Soc; Amer Acad of Political & Social Science, mbr foreign policy com; KC, past navigator 4o, past dist dep 3o; Cath Ch; hobby, photography; off 524 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 9900 Florence Heights Blvd, Omaha.

   MASON, CLAUD WILLIAM: Physician & Surgeon; b Morrison, Ill Nov 11, 1879; s of James B Mason-Mary A Woolley; ed Omaha; U of N, MD; London Sch of Tropical Med 1912; Phi Rho Sigma; Alpha Omega Alpha; m Anna Maria Anderson Dec 25, 1905 Omaha; s James Anders, Claude Theodore, Paul William, John Robert; d Dorothea (Mrs Vantine A James), Anna Maria (Mrs R H Kohtz); 1906-25 med missionary under Presby bd of foreign missions, Chiengmai Siam; 1906-25 prac med in SW China at Kiew Lung Kiang Yunnana Province of China; 1925- prac med, Omaha; 1926-32 dist surg, UP RR; asst prof in chg of tropical med, U of N Coll of Med; 1926, 1930, 1934, 1938 mbr Omaha bd of edn, pres 1939; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Omaha Mid-West Clinical Soc; FACS; hobby, reading; off 721 Medical Arts Bldg; res 5101 Jackson, Omaha.

   MASON, JEROME HENRY: Bank President; b Dolan, S D Jan 31, 1886; s of Charles Truman Mason-Elizabeth Walker; ed Sterling Ill; Grand Rapids Mich Bus Coll; m Edith Pearl Castle Mar 23, 1907 Grand Rapids Mich; s Charles Dorel, Jerome Truman; d Evelyn Mildred (Mrs Fred Gilmury); 1906-12 farmer, Ill; 1912-25 farmer, Ia; 1925-34 mgr Des Moines Co-op Milk Marketing Assn; 1934- pres Omaha Bank for Cooperatives Inc; 1921-25 dir Farmers Elevator at Portland Ia & pres Milk Producers Assn of Mason City Ia; chief of dairy section AAA 1933; Rotary, Kiwanis, past mbr Mason City Ia; AF&AM at Mason City Ia; OES at Spencer Ia; Congl Ch; Dem; hobbies, fishing, co-op marketing; res 5631 Western Ave, Omaha.

   MASON, MYRTLE: Special Railroad Representative; b Lincoln, Neb; d of Nathaniel C Keegan-Harriet Ruth Mather; ed Lincoln HS; U of N; Kappa Delta; Chi Delta Phi; m Cyrus P Mason June 14, 1917 Lincoln; 1905 tchr, Lancaster Co; 1905-07 sch tchr, Waverly; 1907 clerical work in off of state supt, Lincoln; 1908-10 contract clk in off of land commr, Lincoln; 1910-12 sch tchr, Salem & Portland Ore; 1912-19 secy for A E Sheldon in Legislative Reference Bur, Lincoln; 1919-37 women's editor, Omaha Bee-News; 1937-39 soc editor, Omaha World-Herald; 1939- special representative to pres UP RR, Omaha, dir womens travel service bur; summers 1920, 1929 & 1931 toured Europe, summers of 1923 & 1924 toured Alaska, summer 1925 visited Hawaii, 1926 made winter trip to Mexico, summer 1933 took trip to China, Japan & Manila, 1935 took trip around world via Australia & South Sea Islands, 1937 spent summer in Russia, 1939 made winter tour to Mediterranean; 1919 gives travel talks; 1917-19 state editor The Bulletin, NFWC publication; Altrusa; C of C; hobbies, travel, theater, readIng; off Union Pacific Bldg; res 411 Morris Apts, Omaha.

   MASSEY, PAUL P: Attorney; b Grand Island, Neb Apr 29, 1902; s of Robert L Massey-Mary L Shehee; ed St Marys Kas HS 1920; Creighton U, BA 1924, LLB 19291 mbr student bd of governors; Alpha Sigma Nu; m Adelaide O'Neil Dec 27, 1930, Omaha; s Arthur Francis, Robert Lee; d Rita Mae, Suzanne Patricia, Adelaide; 1929-38 prac law with Arthur F Mullen, Omaha; 1938 at death of Mr Mullen, became executor of est; 1938- atty Omaha, specialist in bankruptcy, real est & probate cases; Neb St Bar Assn; Omaha Athletic Club; mbr Cathedral Parish Ch, pres Mens Club in St Margaret-Mary's Parish; hobbies, trout fishing, hunting; off 730 First National Bank Bldg; res 119 S 50th, Omaha.

   MATHEWS, DAVID 0: Attorney; b Blair, Neb May 13, 1903; s of Oscar M Mathews-Bertha Johnson; ed Blair HS 1920; U of N, LLB 1925; Phi Alpha Delta; m Lucile L Gillette June 23, 1926 Lincoln; s Lawrence Jerome; d Shirley Ann; 1925- prac law, Omaha; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; Young Businessmens Assn; AF&AM; Meth Ch; hobby, sports; off 1016 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 5820 William, Omaha.

   MATTHAI, CLAUDE BERNARD: Attorney; b Council Bluffs, Ia Dec 24, 1882; s of Charles Matthai-Margaret Allen; ed Council Bluffs Ia HS 1900; Creighton U, LLB 1914; m Flora M Hitchcock Oct 2, 1906 Council Bluffs Ia; d Jane; 1900-02 in CB&Q RR gen passenger off, Council Bluffs Ia; 1902 with UP RR, 1914 apptd to legal dept, later asst gen atty, 1936- gen atty, Omaha; UP Boosters League; Old Timers Club; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; Happy Hollow Club; Omaha Bar Assn, mbr judicial selection com 1939; Neb St Bar Assn; Episc Ch; hobbies, UP bowling league, golf, hunting, fishing; off 1219 Union Pacific Bldg; res 114 S 38th Ave, Omaha.

   MATTHEWS, FRANCIS PATRICK: Attorney; b Albion, Neb Mar 15, 1887; s of Patrick H Matthews-Mary Ann Sullivan; ed Albion HS 1906; Creighton U, BA 1910, MA 1911, LLB 1913; m Mary Claire Hughes Nov 24, 1914 Battle Creek; s Francis Patrick Jr; d Mary Claire, Kathleen, Patricia, Marian, Marguerite; 1913- prac law, Omaha; RFC counsel in Neb & Wyo; pres & dir Securities Acceptance Corp; pres & dir First Fed Savings & Loan Assn of Omaha; dir & mbr exec com, Northwestern Bell Telephone Co; 1933- chmn & dir Metropolitan Utilities Dist; Omaha, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C, dir since 1937, pres 1938-39; Comm Chest, gov since 1930, chmn fund campaign 1936, pres 1938-39; dir Omaha ARC; dir BSA; dir Camp Fire Girls; dir Girl Scouts; dir Father Flanagan's Boys Home at Boys Town; mbr by Presidential appointment Sept 23, 1936 Columbus Memorial Lighthouse Com, Santo Domingo; seal sale chmn, Neb Tuberculosis Assn 1937; vice-chmn Omaha pub lib bd & mbr since 1930; Irish-Amer Hist Soc, N Y; dir Duchesne Coll & Convent of the Sacred Heart; Creighton U regent; Rotary; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Uni Club, Lincoln; Omaha Club; Quinniplack Club, New Haven Conn; KC, grand knight 1918, 1920, dist dep 1921-23, state dep 1923-25, supreme dir 1924-33, dep supreme knight 1933-39, supreme



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knight since 1939, created knight of Order of St Gregory the Great by Pipe Pius XI, Aug 1924; created knight commander of Order of St Gregory the Great by Pope Pius XI Dec 1938; mbr exec com, Natl Conf of Catholic Charities 1931-34, mbr local com 1926-35; chmn Cath Diocesan Com on Scouting 1935-37; trustee St Cecilia's Cathedral; Dem, chmn Douglas Co Central Com, 1932-36; hobbies, art, good paintings, literature; off 516 Insurance Bldg; res 3912 Dewey, Omaha.

   MATTHEWS, L DALE: Bank Cashier; b Atlantic, Ia Apr 14, 1908; s of Frank B Matthews-Blanch A Lloyd; ed South HS, Omaha 1926; Creighton U night sch; m Henrietta A Voss Aug 5, 1933 Omaha; s Richard Dale, Robert Lloyd; d Susan Claire; prior to 1926 with Packers Natl Bank, part time & studied banking, Omaha; 1926- with Packers Natl Bank as bkkpr, discount clk, mgr transit dept, 1932 in collection dept 6 mos, 1932-34 in savings dept, 1935-36 in collection dept, 1936 asst to bank cash, 1937 asst cash, 1937- cash; South Omaha Mchts & Professional Mens Club, pres 1939 & past secy; Jr C of C; Meth Ch; hobbies, gen sports, golf; off Packers National Bank; res 1621 Rockbrook Road, Omaha.

   MATTHEWS, WILL VALENTINE: Owner Tent & Awning Co; b McDonald, Kas Feb 14, 1891; s of Stephen Elwyn Matthews-Anna May Beach; ed Tabor Ia HS 1909; Tabor Ia Coll 1911; m Alice Elizabeth Schaeffer June 23, 1925 Omaha; s William Stephen; d Mary Alice; 1911-13 trouble shooter, Northwestern Bell Tele Co, Omaha; 1913-15 driving instr Cadillac Motor Co, Omaha; 1915-17 traveled for Internatl Harvester Co, Omaha; 1919-23 sales & erection supvr Scott Omaha Tent & Awning Co; 1923- owner & opr tent & awning bus, Omaha; during World War enl in U S army Nov 1917, stationed Fort Logan then Kelly Field, priv 224th area squadron, went O/S Feb 1918, disch Nov 1918, sgt 1st class; Amer Leg, past vice comm; VFW; 40 & 8; C of C; dir of North Side area Omaha coun BSA; hobbies, boys work, movie camera; off 2208 Cuming; res 1906 N 54th, Omaha.

   MATTHEWS, MRS WILLIAM R: Owner & Operator Book Store; b Council Bluffs, Ia Oct 21, 1872; d of John Miller-Marie Ann Metzler; ed Council Bluffs Ia HS; Prep Sch of Morgan Park U, Chicago; m William R Matthews Oct 25, 1899 Omaha; foster d Ann Caroline (dec); 1899- owner & opr book store, Omaha; BPOE; Altrusa; Episc Ch; Rep; off Matthews Book Store; res Regis Hotel, Omaha.

   MATTSON, LLOYD H: Manufacturing Chemist; b Moorestown, N J July 21, 1890; s of Alfred S Mattson-Lidie Noblet; ed Omaha HS 1908; Oberlin Ohio Coll, 1913; m Henrietta Gilmore Oct 11, 1916 Omaha; s Lloyd H Jr; d Jane; 1914 salesman for George El Lee Co; 1915-18 traveling representative for Washburn Crosby, Minneapolis Minn; 1919-25 VP Corn Exchange Natl Bank; 1925- ptr in Industrial Chemical Labs, Omaha; 1916-19 asst secy Conservative Savings & Loan Co; dir Presby Theological Sem; ch mbr, 2nd & 3rd pres Ad-Sell League; 1 year pres Natl Financial Advertisers Assn; C of C, past dir several years, mbr exec com 2 years, chmn traffic bur, past mbr revenue com; Rotary; Happy Hollow Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; AF&AM 268; First Presby Ch; hobbies, bowling, business; off 1015 N 14th; res 310 S 51st Ave, Omaha.

   MAXWELL, HENRY E: Attorney; b Plattsmouth, Neb Dec 30, 1866; s of Samual Maxwell-Elizabeth A Adams; ed Fremont; m Alice Pritchard Oct 4, 1911 Omaha; 1886-87 read law with Fred Vaughan, Fremont; 1888 adm to Omaha bar, later adm to Neb bar; 1925 adm to U S bar; 1890-1907 prac law with Judge Lake & James W Hamilton, Omaha; 1908-10 prac law with E M Morsman Jr; 1912- ptr of E M Morsman Jr, Omaha; Omaha, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; Comml Club; IOOF; hobby, work; off 520 Farnam Bldg; res 2115 S 34th, Omaha.

   MAXWELL, JOHN TRUITT: General Secretary YMCA; b Crawfordsville, Ind Dec 13, 1881; s of Frank O'Neall Maxwell-Minnie Viola Wilson; ed Crawfordsville Ind; Wabash Coll, Crawfordsville Ind; YMCA Coll, Chicago & Lake Geneva, special work; m Alice Barbara Mehl June 15, 1904 Springfield Mo; s Frank August (dec); d Margaret Mehl (Mrs Paul Smithson Jr), Mary Elizabeth; 1902-05 Physical dir YMCA, Springfield MO; 1905-08 physical dir Keokuk Ia, 1908-10 Baltimore Md, 1910-16 Omaha, 1916-17 Oakland Cal, 1917-21 Detroit Mich; 1921-28 natl dir of physical edn, Philippine Islands; 1929-31 state dir of physical edn, Penn; June 15, 1931- gen secy Omaha YMCA; accompanied athletic team to Eastern Olympic Games, Osaka Japan 1923, to World Olympics, Amsterdam Holland 1928; attended World Physical Edn Congress 1928; pres Midwest Physical Dirs Soc 1918-19; past mbr natl coun YMCA; C of C; Rotary; AF&AM 268; Dundee Presby Ch; elder; Rep; hobby, outdoor life; off Omaha YMCA; res 323 S 49th Ave, Omaha.

   MAY, ALBERT E: Attorney; b Brainard, Neb July 11, 1889; s of August H May-Augusta Bernhardt; ed York HS 1907; U of N, LLB 1915; Phi Delta Phi; m Laura C Clark 1928 Omaha; 1917 mbr law firm Newkirk & May; 1919- mbr law, firm Swarr, May & Royce, Omaha; 1923-36 Douglas Co dep election commr; during World War ent US army 1917, 1st lt, 339th inf in North Russian campaign Aug 1918-19; past comm Amer Leg; Neb St Bar Assn; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; VP Civic Improvement coun; VP SA; Prot; Dem; hobbies, music, travel, legerdemain; off Keeline Bldg; res 5512 Howard, Omaha.

   MAY, FOSTER WHITLOCK: Radio News Editor; b Willow Springs, Mo Apr 28, 1905; s of Rev Andrew Judson May-Minnie Whitlock; ed Scottsbluff HS 1924; U of Cal; m Armilda Scheurman (divorced); d Jacquelyn Louise; m Marie Ruth Breckenmaker Jan 4, 1936 Omaha; d Linda; 1921-22 in US army air corps, Scott Field Ill, 6 mos in 9th airship to, 6 mos in Honolulu with 27th inf, disch Dec 1922 Fort McDowell Cal; 1926-27 salesman in Missouri territory for Iten Biscuit Co of Omaha; 1927-28 reporter, Denver Post; 1928-29 reporter, Omaha Bee; 1929-30 with St Louis Times & Omaha Bee; 1930-31 reporter, Minneapolis Star; 1931-33 org & opr M & H Mfg CO, hdqrs Lincoln; 1933-35 with KFOR & KFAB, Lincoln, org one of first radio station news depts in U S one of first man-on-the-street programs; 1935- radio news editor, station WOW Omaha; 1936 candidate for congress from Lincoln, 1938 candidate from Omaha; Assn of Radio News Editors & Writers, natl dir; Omaha Athletic Club; BPOE; First Unitarian Ch, Lincoln; Dem; hobbies, travel, aeronautics, study of economics & sociology; off WOW Insurance Bldg; res 1415 N 52nd, Omaha.

   MECHAM, GEORGE NICHOLAS: Attorney; b Logan, Ia Dec 6, 1880; s of Harrison A Mecham-Ruth Coyle; ed Council Bluffs Ia; Capital City Comml Coll Des Moines Ia 1903; Success Court Reporting Sch Chicago, grad 1907; U of Omaha, LLB 1918; m Ada J Pelton Oct 8, 1905 Cedar Rapids Ia; s John D, William H; 1902-03 held various jobs in Ia & Okla; 1903-07 in USN, chief petty ofcr on Tacoma; 1907-17 court reporter Omaha, 1910-11 court reporter Lincoln; 1918-22 ptr of U A Meyers in law firm, Meyers & Mecham; 1922-26 ptr of Stanley M Rosewater in law firm Rosewater & Mecham; 1926-30 ptr in law firm Rosewater, Mecham & Burton; 1930-33 ptr in law firm Rosewater, Mecham, Burton, Hasselquist & Chew; 1934- ptr in law firm Rosewater, Mecham, Shackleford & Stoehr; mbr city sch bd; 1928-29 pres Omaha Bar Assn, 1937- mbr exec coun Neb St Bar Assn; Amer Bar Assn; org & pres of Pan-Amer Alliance; Spanish Club of Omaha; SAR; Uni Club, Lincoln; Kiwanis, past chmn pub relations com; Omaha Athlteic (sic) Club; Professional Mens Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine; BPOE; Episc Ch; Rep; hobbies, boxing, athletics, study of Spanish language; off 1028 City National Bank Bldg; res 310 S 57th, Omaha.

   MEDLAR, HENRIETTA C: Secretary & Treasurer of Printing Co; b Omaha, Neb June 22, 1895; d of Irvin Andrew Medlar-Lotta Jenkins; ed Omaha Central HS 1913; Rockford Ill Coll, BA 1917; U of Ill, MA 1918; 1919-23 in circulation & advertising dept of father's printing co, Irvin A Medlar Printing, Publishing & Engraving Bus, Omaha; 1927- ptr & secy-treas Irvin A Medlar Printing Co; 1938- VP since death of father; womens div C of C; Altrusa; Omaha Athletic Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; Happy Hollow Club; bd mbr YWCA; Presby Ch, Rep; hobby, rare china rabbits; off 416 S 14th; res 3817 Dewey Ave, Omaha.

   MEHRENS, PETER: Real Estate Dealer; b Heide, Holstein, Germany Sept 28, 1876; s of Claus Mehrens-Dora Schroeder; ed Avoca Ia; m Mary Gerrity June 4, 1897 Norfolk (dec Apr 17, 1922); s Edward Francis; m Jane Constance Armstrong July 18, 1928; came from Germany to Omaha Feb 14, 1895, dishwasher in restaurant, later cook, then mgr; 1913-21 owner & opr restaurant, Omaha; 1918 owner & opr Joyce Apts, 1921- owner & mgr Conamore Apts; 1933 apptd col on staff of Gov William H Murray of Okla & mgr Neb campaign for his presidential nomination 1932; active in Labor Movement; candidate for gov of Neb on Farmer-Labor Ticket 1936; mbr [continued]


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