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



Omaha bd of edn; South Side Turnverein; Maccabees; Omaha Taxpayers League; Better Omaha Club; Belvedere Comml Club; Loyal Club; Plattdeutsche Verein; Peoples Forum; Southwest Civic Club; Florence improvement Club; BPOE; FOE; hobbies, fishing, child welfare; off & res 519 S 52nd, Omaha.

   MEILE, HERBERT HENRY: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Sept 24, 1902; s of Bernard Henry Meile-Beulah Nelson; ed Creighton Prep 1921; Creighton U; adm to Neb bar 1924; Delta Theta Phi; Delta Kappa Delta; m Gladys Gore May 7, 1936 Kansas City Mo; 1924-29 mbr law firm Wood, Fogerty & Meile, Omaha; 1929-32 clk in discounting dept, Omaha Natl Bank; 1932-34 secy & treas of Motor Exchange Co, branch of Securities Acceptance Corp; 1934- mgr personal loan dept, Great Western Finance Corp, also in priv law prac; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; past mbr C of C; Neb Assn of Personal Finance Cos; org Omaha Tennis Club; YMCA; Ak-Sar-Ben; Cath Ch; Rep; hobbies, tennis, volley ball, reading; off 1030 First National Bank Bldg; res 3324 Harney, Omaha.

   MEISSNER, HENRY R: Attorney; b Blair, Neb Nov 3, 1902; s of Karl Meissner-Natalie Meyer; ed Blair; Creighton U, LLB 1928; m Selma K Bingham Aug 10, 1931 Omaha; 1928-31 salesman & adjuster for World Ins Co; 1931-33 in law firm Mossman, Anderson & Meissner, Omaha; 1933-36 South Side prosecutor; asst atty bd of pub welfare, also Douglas Co dep atty; 1936- prac law, South Omaha; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; active in ARC work; capt Comm Chest drives; C of C; co-founder & pres 1938-39 South Omaha Business & Social Club; mbr exec com South Omaha Mchts Assn, mbr Highland Park Improvement Club; Spring Lake Golf Club; Peoples Forum; Royal Arcanum; Trinity Bapt Ch, trustee, mbr exec com Men's Brotherhood; Rep, past secy Douglas Co Central Com; pres South Omaha Y R Club 1936-39, mbr exec com Douglas Co Y R Club; hobby, bowling; off 4841 S 24th; res 3640 T, Omaha.

   MEISTER, CECELIA: Hospital Superintendent; b West Point, Neb; d of John Meister-Theresa Krienert; ed Wayne HS 1915; Sch of Nursing, Clarkson Memorial Hosp, grad 1910; special course in hosp administration, Creighton U 1936; 1924 in chg of nursing work Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hosp at Omaha, 1924-31 priv nurse, 1934-36 asst supt of hosp, 1936- supt; Neb St Nurses Assn; Dist 2 Nurses Assn; Amer Nurses Assn; Omaha, Neb St & Natl Leagues of Nursing Edn; C of C; Cath Daughters of Amer; Cath Ch; hobbies, reading, walking, skating; off 415 S 26th; res 2853 Davenport, Omaha.

   MERCHANT, HENRY A: Dentist; b Magnolia, Ia Nov 12, 1890; s of Joseph W Merchant-Maggie M Schupe; ed Magnolia Ia HS 1909; Woodbine Ia Normal; Creighton U, DDS 1913; ACD, hon degree 1938; Delta Sigma Delta; Omicron Kappa Epsilon; m C Stella Stoft Mar 26 1913 Omaha; s Eugene S; d Marion L, Ardis M; prior to 1910 worked on farm for father; 1913-16 dentist, Randolph; 1916-20 & 1922 dentist, Omaha, instr Creighton U Coll of Dentistry, Omaha; 1920-22 missionary, Tahiti; dir Hattie B Munroe Home for Crippled Children; life mbr Woodbury Study Club; Omaha Dist Dental Soc, past secy, past VP, past pres; Neb St Dental Assn, mbr exec com; past mbr Kiwanis; Rotary; past mbr C of C; Ad-Sell. League, past dir, past VP; 15 years pres of NE Neb dist of Re-org Ch of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; hobby, dentistry; paternal ancestors traced to Kilpatricks & Kirkpatricks of Scotland; off 1229 Medical Arts Bldg; res 712 S 35th Ave, Omaha.

   MERRITT, JOHN PARKER: Osteopath & Optometrist; b Red Oak, Ia; s of William W Merritt-Pluma Johnston; ed Red Oak HS; Still Coll of Osteopathy, Des Moines Ia, DO 1905; grad work Amer Sch of Osteopathy Kirksville Mo, 1910; Kansas City Coll of Phys & Surgs, OD 1917; m Lulu Carpenter Apr 28, 1909 Tekamah; 1906-22 prac osteopathy, Tekamah; 1922-27 prac osteopathy & optometry, Omaha; 1927- editor & publisher of Your Health magazine, Omaha, also prac optometry; 1929- editor & publisher magazine Your Eyes; past mbr sch & lib bds, Tekamah; Douglas Co, Neb & Amer Osteopathic Assns; Omaha, Neb & Amer Optometric Assns; past mbr C of C; AF&AM; RAM; KT at Blair; Tangier Shrine; Dem; hobbies, writing, photography; off 238 Aquila Court; res 710 S 55th, Omaha.

   METCALFE, THEODORE WALTER: Realtor; b Omaha, Neb Aug 16, 1895; s of Richard L Metcalfe-Bessie Buehler; ed Lincoln; U of N, LLB 1917; Phi Delta Theta; m Helen Huston May 6, 1919 Tekamah; d Joanne, Marilyn; 1918-20 prac law, Omaha; 1920- secy-treas Metcalf Real Est Co, Omaha; 1932 lt gov of Neb; during World War capt 134th inf, Camp Cody N M; Amer Leg, state comm 1937, vice-comm post 1; Omaha Real Est Exchange; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; Rep; off 318 S 19th; res 5304 Grant, Omaha.

   METZ, LOUIE A: Vice-President in Charge of Purchasing & Advertising; b Omaha, Neb Mar 10, 1901; s of Arthur Metz-Emma Smith; ed Omaha Central HS 1919; Mass Inst of Technology, BA 1923; U of Wis, MSc 1924; Chi Psi; Tau Beta Pi; Frieze & Cornice; Tryglyph; m Elinor Kountze Mar 28, 1931 Omaha; s Louie Arthur; d Elinor May; 1924 engr, 1926-28 mgr Dallas Tex branch, 1928-30 sales promotion mgr at Omaha, 1930-35 asst to pres, 1935- VP in chg of purchasing & advertising, Ceco Steel Co; C of C; Omaha, Country Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; Rotary; Pro Tem Club; St Barnabas Episc Ch; hobbies, golf, tennis; off 1141 N 11th; res 710 N 56th, Omaha.

   MEYERS, MARVIN M: Investment Broker; b Manning, Ia Nov 5, 1899; s of Henry W Meyers-Anna Hansen; ed Manning Ia HS 1917; U of N, BSc 1923; Sigma Nu; m Helen Burkett May 1, 1924 Lincoln; s Marvin M Jr, Richard W; 1923- in investment bus, Omaha; during World War enl July 1918, SATC, Dec 24, 1918 U of N, sgt, 1st lt, QMRC; Amer Leg post 1; chmn natl aviation com, Jr C of C, pres 1933, past state pres 1931; pres Omaha Air Race Assn; Knight of Ak-Sar-Ben; Comm Chest; AF&AM 268; Scot Rite 1; Tangier Shrine; Dundee Presby Ch; Rep, mbr advisory com of State Central Com & mbr Douglas Co Central Co; hobby, family; off 551 Insurance Bldg; res 675 N 57th, Omaha.

   MICEK, JOSEPH FRANCIS: Secretary Insurance Co; b Polk Co, Neb Jan 20, 1896; s of Joseph Micek-Josephine Czapla; ed Polk & Platte Cos; St Josephs Coll, Teutopolis Ill; Creighton U & Omaha U; Boyles Bus Coll; 1915-16 emp by Edward M Martin in law off while in Creighton U Law Sch; 1917 chief clk med dept Guarantee Mutual Life Ins Co, Omaha; 1919-22 underwriter & dept off mgr, Lion Bonding & Surety Co; 1922-25 mgr of ins dept Amer Mortgage Co, gen agt for North Amer Accident Co of Chicago; 1925- secy World Ins Co of Omaha; during World War enl in US army Dec 1917, Neb base hosp 49, personnel sgt, disch May 1919; Amer Leg; VFW; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; off Baird Bldg; res 23 Drake Court, Omaha.

   MILLARD, WILLARD BARROWS; JR: Banker; b Omaha, Neb Sept 24, 1900; s of Willard Barrows Millard-Frances Bafton; ed Princeton Prep 1919; Yale U, PhB 1924; Alpha Delta Phi; Wolf Head; m Claire Daugherty June 24, 1924 Omaha (dec 1938); 1924-27 clk, 1927-29 asst cash, 1929- VP, 1933- dir Omaha Natl Bank; dir Omaha-Council Bluffs Street Railway; dir Metropolitan Utilities Dist; trustee & treas Forest Lawn Cemetery Assn; pres Omaha pub lib bd; trustee Creighton Home for Girls; Neb Bankers Assn; Amer Inst of Banking; Omaha Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Omaha Country Club; dir C of C; dir, secy-treas Ak-Sar-Ben Exposition Co; gov & secy-treas Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Episc Ch; Rep; hobbies, trap shooting, golf; off Omaha National Bank; res 617 S 37th, Omaha.

   MILLER, CLIFFORD: Community Manager FSA; b Lyons, Kas Aug 7, 1894; s of Lou Miller-Effie Butler; ed Brewster Kas HS; m Jessie Yeakley Dec 29, 1920 Holton Kas; 1912-24 farmer, Sherman Co Kas; 1924-36 mgr Farmers Co-op Assn, Brewster Kas; 1936-38 secy-treas Consumers Co-op Assn, Kansas City; 1938- comm mgr FSA, supvr project of 1600 A; dir & clk sch dist 28, Sherman Co Kas 1919-21; mbr town bd Brewster Kas 1930-36; during World War in 10th div battery F 29th field arty, Camp Funston Kas, disch Feb 26, 1919; Amer Leg post 305, adjt 1926-36; hobby, baseball; res Waterloo.

   MILLER, FREDERICH EMANUEL: President Electrical Appliance Co; b Ophiem, Ill Dec 2, 1880; s of Hjalmer Miller-Lizzie Hansen; ed Omaha; m Amy Austin July 23, 1913 Red Oak Ia; d Dorothy; 1899-1934 pres T G Northwall Co, Omaha; 1934- pres Fred E Miller Electrical Appliance Co; 1898-99 mbr Neb St militia; Noon Day Club; Ad-Sell League; Ak-Sar-Ben; Luth Ch, deacon, hobby, reading; off 916 Farnam; res 2878 Titus Ave, Omaha.

   MINIER, MRS EVELYN: Homemaker; b Neosho, Mo; d of James Marshall Mills-Lucy Portlock; ed Galesburg Ill HS; Knox Coll Galesburg Ill, BA 1906; Columbia Sch of Expression, Chicago Ill; m William E Minier Aug 18, 1914 Monmouth Ill; 1908-09 tchr, Henry Co Ill; 1909-11 tchr, Whitewater Wis HS; 1911-14 tchr, St Joseph Mo HS; 1914- homemaker;



Who's Who

pres 1925-27 NFWC; Neb dir GFWC; Oakland Womans Club, mbr 1917-19; AAUW, head of book review section; Omaha Womans Club, head of legislative com; OES; First Central Congl Ch; Rep, vice chmn Neb St Central Com 1932; hobbies, reading, golf; res 1329 S 36th, Omaha.

   MINIER, WILLIAM EUGENE: Banker; b Oakland, Neb July 17, 1886; s of George W Minier-Mary Aliensworth; ed Oakland Neb HS 1903; m Evelyn Mills Aug 18, 1914 Monmouth Ill; 1905-06 bkkpr First Natl Bank, Oakland; 1906-09 bkkpr Holmquist Grain & Lbr Co; 1909-32 cash Oakland State Bank; 1932- VP Farmers Natl Co. Omaha; AF&AM at Oakland, master 1910-13; York Rite; OES at Oakland, worthy patron 1917; First Central Congl Ch; Rep; hobbies, golf, sports; off Saunders-Kennedy Bldg; res 1329 S 36th, Omaha.

   MISKELL, WILLIAM: Theater Manager; b Portsmouth, N H Feb 24, 1904; s of William P Miskell-Mary Elizabeth Leith; ed Portsmouth N H HS; St Anselms, Manchester N H; Tufts Coll, Medford Mass; m Mary Frances Scharf May 23, 1936 Omaha; d Mary Leith, Barbara Ann; 1923-24 mgr Strand Theater, Boston Mass; 1925-30 mgr Keith & Consolidated Amusement Center, New York City; 1929-30 mgr Metropolitan Theater, Houston Tex; 1931-33 mgr World Theater, Omaha, 1933 producer FanChou & Marco Stage Productions, Hollywood Cal; 1934- mgr Orpheum Theater, Omaha; founder Variety Club 1935; Lions; BPOE, Houston Tex; KC, Portsmouth N H; off Orpheum Theater Bldg; res 604 S 38th Ave, Omaha.

   MOE, TILMAN O: Grain Merchant; b Galesburg, N D May 27, 1906; s of Martin J Moe-Anne Skatvold; ed Dickinson N D HS 1923; U of Minn, BSc 1928; Delta Sigma Pi; m Helen Esdale Mar 2, 1935 Chicago Ill; 1928-30 asst traffic mgr & flaxseed buyer for Spencer, Kellogg & Sons Inc, Minneapolis Minn; 1930-31 emp in grain mdse dept of Cargill Inc, Minneapolis; 1931-34 asst mgr Cargill Inc, Chicago; 1934- mgr Cargill Inc, Omaha; Omaha Bd of Trade; Grain Exchange; C of C; Ad-Sell League; Ak-Sar-Ben; Rep; hobbies, hiking, playing handball, reading; off 503 Grain Exchange; res 5065 Blondo, Omaha.

   MOELLER, HENRY C: Accountant; b Artona, Germany Feb 22, 1884; s of E Moeller-Marie Sindt; ed HS & Seminary for Civil Service, Germany; night school in U S; certified pub acct by examination 1914; m Ethel H Johnson Oct 7, 1913 Council Bluffs Ia; d Helen Clare; came from Germany to U S 1905; 1905-10 in bus, Brooklyn N Y; 1910- certified pub sect, Omaha; 1916 estab firm; 1926 org present firm Moeller, McPherrin & Judd, Omaha; during World War mbr Douglas Co coun of defense; 1936-38 pres Neb Soc of Certified Pub Accts; bd of examiners certified pub accts, mbr 10 years; Amer Inst of Accts; Lions; AF&AM; Tangier Shrine; St Andrews Episc Ch, treas; hobbies, jigsaw & crossword puzzles; off 1124 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 108 S 50th Ave, Omaha,

   MOON, LOUIS EDWIN: Physician & Surgeon; b Audubon, Ia May 27, 1888; s of William E Moon-Lucetta G Bates; ed Atlantic Ia HS 1907; U of Mich, MD 1912, grad work 1920-21; Phi Chi; m Honor Norris 1929 Omaha; d Margaret E; 1912-13 interne Meth Hosp; 1913-17 prac med with August F Jones, Omaha; 1919- prac med; specialist in proctology, Omaha; assoc prof of surgery Creighton U Coll of Med; staff mbr Immanuel, Neb Meth, St Joseph, St Catherines & Douglas Co Hosps; Omaha-Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St Med Assn; Amer Acad of Proctology; Internatl Soc of Gastroenterology; Ak-Sar-Ben; Rotary; AF&AM 32o; Rep; hobbies, golf, fishing; off 1326 Medical Arts Bldg; res 310 S 68th, Omaha.

   MOOR, WILLIAM ERSKINE: Banker; b Ewing, Neb June 20, 1895; s of G Ezra Moor-Margaret Davis; ed Ewing HS; Neb Wes; m Alma Dorste Aug 1, 1918 Falls City; d Betty June; 1920-23 cash, Farmers State Bank, Brule; 1923-30 cash, 1930- exec VP Farmers state Bank, Elkhorn; opr Moor & Saeger Ins Co; Past mbr. town bd; mbr sch bd since 1927; during World War in QRC, Camp Joseph E Johnson, Jacksonville Fla, disch May 1919; Neb Bankers Assn; 1st pres Elkhorn Comml Club; AF&AM 102, treas since 1927; Scot Rite, 32o; Amer Luth Ch; Rep; father Holt Co rancher 50 years; res Elkhorn.

   MOORE, CLYDE: Pediatric Specialist & Teacher; b Tekamah, Neb Jan 16, 1885; s of Joseph C Moore-Emma B Mackley; ed Omaha Central HS 1902; U of N, BA 1906, BSc 1907, MD 1908; Alpha Theta Chi; Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Omega Alpha; Phi Rho Sigma; m Lura Daggett Nov 11, 1910 Axtell; s Ralph Cory; d Margaret; 1908- prac med, Omaha; 1910- prof of pediatrics, U Of N Coll of Med; ex-chmn Omaha sch health advisory com; during World War 1918-19 at British Heart Hosp, Colchester England, base hosp 49 in France; Omaha-Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb Pediatric Soc; Neb St & AMA; Amer Acad of Pediatrics, mbr maternal & child health, & crippled childrens coms; hobbies, practice & study; off 310 Medical Arts Bldg; res 6608 Farnam, Omaha.

   MOORE, JAMES B: District Manager Telephone Co; b Guthrie Center, Ia June 30, 1904; s of P Elza Moore-Edna Stover; ed Guthrie Center Ia HS; U of Ia, BSc 1926; Delta Chi; Delta Sigma Phi; m Lenore Barker May 28, 1928 Guthrie Center Ia; d Nancy; 1925-33 dist supvr Northwestern Bell Tele Co at Des Moines Ia, 1933-35 mgr Ottumwa Ia, 1935-37 mbr staff of asst VP at Omaha, 1937 dist mgr Council Bluffs Ia, 1938- dist mgr, Omaha; C of C, mbr membership com, past mbr at Council Bluffs; Rotary, Omaha past mbr at Ottumwa & Council Bluffs, Ia; Meth Ch; Rep; hobby, golf; off Telephone Bldg; res 2327 N 50th Ave, Omaha.

   MOORE, JOHN P: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Mar 26, 1894; s of John P Moore-Margaret Barry; ed Creighton Prep; Creighton U, BA 1914, LLB 1919; m Florence I Nash Nov 24, 1922 Omaha; s John, Thomas, Jerome, Lawrence; 1919- prac law as ptr of Jesse D Cranny, in Cranny & Moore, Omaha; during World War 1st sgt QMC, Oct 1918-June 1919; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; Happy Hollow Country Club; KC; Cath Ch; hobbies, hunting, outdoor sports; off 412 Farnam Bldg; res 2508 N 53rd, Omaha.

   MOORE, JULIUS CURTIS: Grocer; b Charleston, Vt Oct 11, 1887; s of Curtis C Moore-Edith Campbell; ed Island Pond, Vt; Fremont Normal, 1905; m Lenna Bartlett June 2, 1907 Herman; s Curtis E, Forrest F, Marvin R, Brooks E; d Vera L; 1905-14 emp in storage dept, UP RR, Omaha; 1914- owner & opr groc store; 1925-33 P M, Waterloo; secy sch bd since 1933; past mbr town bdd; past town clk; AF&AM 102; Scot Rite 32o; Chris Ch; Rep; res Waterloo.

   MOORHEAD, HARLEY G: Postmaster & Attorney; b Dunlap, Ia Sept 3, 1876; s of George P Moorhead-Annis Bowerman; ed Oberlin O Coll, PhB 1899, LLD 1924; Columbia U, LLB 1902; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi; m Bertha Wallin Apr 24, 1907 Grand Rapids Mich; s Harley G, George Chadbourne (dec); 1902- prac law, Omaha, mbr firm Moorhead & Brumbaugh since 1936; 1936- P M, Omaha; during World War mbr selective draft bd; mbr bd of insanity commrs 1933-36; election commr, supvr of elections & registration 1913-23; jury commr 1915-23; chmn compliance bd NRA 1934-35; pres Milk Fund 1933-38; Metropolitan Utilities Dist bd mbr 1931-33; Omaha, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; Neb Ch, Natl Assn of P Ms; C of C; Rotary, pres 1915-16; Omaha Country Club; AF&AM; BPOE; Congl Ch; Dem; hobbies, golf, auto travel; listed in Who's Who in Amer 1939; off 307 Patterson Bldg & Post Office Bldg; res 5210 Burt, Omaha.

   MORGAN, GROVER FRANCIS: Owner Equipment Co; b Downing, Mo Sept 25, 1888; s of William Smith Morgan-Lorenda E Cook; ed William Jewell Acad 1906; m Clara Rively June 28, 1911 Kansas City, Kas; d Gertrude Frances (Mrs William Fredrick Holmes); 1906-08 emp in mens furnishings dept of Jones Dry Goods Co, Kansas City Mo; 1908 emp by John Jacob Astor est, New York City; 1908-17 in specialty brokerage bus, Morgan Distributing Corp, later in real est & investment bus, Kansas City MO; 1917-20 in tire bus, Kansas City MO; 1920-26 in Kansas City Wheel & Rim Bus, later Motor industries Co; 1926-33 estab & oprd Motor Industries Corp in Omaha, 1933-37 oprd as Morgan Wheel & Rim Co;1937- opr Morgan Wheel & Equipment Co; C of C, Tribe of Yessir; Rotary; Omaha Athletic Club; Happy Hollow Club; AF&AM, Kansas City Mo; Bapt Ch; hobbies, golf, fishing; off 2019-25 Farnam; res 621 S 27th, Omaha.

   MORGAN, KELSO ALBERT: Attorney; b Lewis, Ia Nov 11, 1884; s of Albert Barnes Morgan-Ella Graham; ed Lewis Ia HS 1902; U of N, 1903-07, U of Mich, LLB 1909; m Beatrice Tancock Apr 24, 1916 Omaha; 1909 adm to Neb & Mich bars; 1909-10 prac law with Francis A Brogan, Omaha; 1910 priv law prac; 1934- mbr law firm Morgan-Sutton-Fromkin; Omaha, Douglas Co, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C; AF&AM; Scot Rite 32o; Episc Ch; Rep; hob-


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bies, fishing, hunting; off 530 Insurance Bldg; res 5122 Nicholas, Omaha.

   MORGULIS, SERGIUS: Professor of Biochemistry; b Russia Aug 6, 1885; s of Samuel Morgulis-Hannah Spigel; ed Russia; Columbia Coll, Dubuque Ia, BA 1905, MA 1907; Harvard U, PhD 1910; 1910-12 holder of Sheldon fellowship, studied in Vienna, Berlin, & Naples; m Fannia Bashkirtzeva 1911 Naples, Italy; d Edwina (Madam Pierre Racine); 1912-13 assoc Carnegie Inst Nutrition Labs; 1913-16 assoc in biochemistry, Columbia U coll of Phys & Surgs, also research assoc US DA, bur of fisheries; 1916-21 prof of biochemistry & physiology, Creighton U coll of med; 1921- prof of biochemistry U of N Coll of Med; author Fasting & Undernutrition, Nutritional Muscle Dysphophy, The Origin of Life & articles in Amer, German, French, English & other languages; fellow AAAS; Amer Soc of zoologists; Soc for Experimental Biology & Med; Amer Soc of Physiologists; Amer Soc of Biological Chemists; British Biochemical Soc; Societe de Chimie Biologique; hobbies, horseback riding, reading, music; off U of N, Coll of Med; res Colonial Hotel, Omaha.

   MORRIS, CHESTER BURTON: Manager Baking Co; b Trenton, N J Feb 22, 1900; s of Benton Morris-Louise Slack; ed Trenton N J HS 1916; Rider-Moore's Bus Coll 1918; m Nellie Simms Nov 26, 1928 Washington D C; s Charles William; 1918-20 clk Trenton N J Pottery Co; 1902-22 clk DeLaval Steam Turbine Co; 1922- salesman, sales mgr Gen Baking Co, Trenton N J, Washington D C, Baltimore Md, 1937- mgr Omaha branch; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; Presby Ch; hobbies, fishing, hunting, prize fighting, baseball; off 45th & Farnam; res 831 S 59th, Omaha.

   MORRISON, JOHN KELLY: Insurance Agent & Farmer; b Sarpy Co, Neb Sept 9, 1882; s of William Morrison-Emily Peterson; ed Ashland HS 1901; U of N 1901-05; Innocents; N Club; athletics mgr 1904-05; Theta Nu Epsilon; Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Delta Phi; m Nella Marie Williams Oct 20, 1909 Norfolk; s John K Jr, Donald (dec); d Marilyn; 1907-18 state agt at Omaha for Home Ins Co of New York; 1918-23 with Morrison, Reynolds & Rathburn Co; 1923-39 with Morrison Co; 1939- in firm Morrison & Kountze; Blue Goose; life mbr Fire Underwriters Assn of Northwest; Neb Assn of Ins Agts; AF&AM 8; Scot & York Rites; Tangier Shrine; Chris Ch; All Saints Episc Ch; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off Baird Bldg; res 3520 Woolworth Ave, Omaha.

   MORSMAN, EDGAR M JR: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Sept 24, 1873; s of Edgar M Morsman-___; ed Omaha HS 1889; U of Mich, PhB, LLB; Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Delta Phi; m Mary Buck June 25, 1901 Omaha; s Edgar M III, Thurman W; d Mary (Mrs ___ Martins); 1895- prac law, Omaha; dir U S Natl Bank of Omaha; dir Omaha B & L Assn; dir Neb Savings & Loan Assn; dir Northwest Bank Corp; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Club; off Farnam Bldg; res 518 S 38th, Omaha.

   MORSMAN, MARY B: Homemaker; b Omaha, Neb; d of Truman Buck-___; ed Berlin Germany HS; m Edgar M Morsman Jr June 25, 1901 Omaha; s Edgar M III, Thurman W; d Mary (Mrs ___Martins); pres Colonial Dames of US; res 518 S 38th, Omaha.

   MORSMAN, ROBERT P: Retired; b Omaha, Neb 1883; s of Edgar M Morsman-Frances A Sharp; ed Omaha; U of Mich, BA 1904; Phi Kappa Psi; 1904-30 with US Natl Bank of Omaha; 1930- ret; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Club; res Blackstone Hotel, Omaha.

   MORTON, JAMES W: President Hardware Co; b Omaha, Neb Mar 9, 1903; s of James H Morton-Emma Godso; ed Omaha Central HS; U of N; Northwestern U, BSc 1925; m Ramona Root Feb 23, 1929 Omaha; s James Root; d Nancy Jean; 1925-26 with Cleveland Twist Drill Co; 1926- pres Morton James & Son Co, Omaha; ROA; past treas C of C; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Omaha Bldg Exchange; PTA; Natl Sojourners; AF&AM; York Rite; Chris Sci Ch; Rep; off 1511-13 Dodge; res 5114 Izard, Omaha.

   MOSER, R ALLYN: Physician; b Oberlin, Kas June 24, 1890; s of Elmer Ellsworth Moser-Cornelia Allyn; ed Decatur Co Kas HS 1908; U of Utah; U of N, BA 1912, MD 1915; Delta Tau Delta; Nu Sigma Nu; m Nancy Hunter Aug 27, 1927 Riverside Cal (dec); 1915-16 interne Clarkson Memorial Hosp, Omaha; 1916-17 & 1919-23 asst to Drs W O & E L Bridges, Omaha; 1923- priv med prac, Omaha; stamm mbr Neb Meth, Clarkson Memorial & Immanuel Hosps; 1931- asst prof of med at U of N Coll of Med; 1919- med dir Amer Res Life Ins Co; 1937- mbr med staff of UP RR; bd mbr Nebraska Crippled Childrens Soc since 1927; bd mbr Omaha Safety Coun since 1937; during World War enl in US army Apr 1917 med corps, 1st lt, 1st doctor from Neb to go O/S served 2 years, commd capt Aug 1918, disch Apr 1919; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Omaha Mid-West Clinical Soc; 1935- bd mbr Campfire Girls; Omaha Club; Omaha Miniature Camera Guild; Photographers Assn of Amer; Episc Ch; Rep; hobbies, hunting, fishing, photography; off 612 Omaha Loan & Building Assn Bldg; res 813 N 50th, Omaha.

   MULLEN, FRANCIS RICHARD: General Manager of Railroad; b Pulaski, N Y Oct 6, 1876; s of James Mullen-Mary Dolan; ed Pulaski N Y; U of N; m Belva Cotton Sept 23, 1914 Lincoln; 1888 learned teleg with Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg RR, Pulaski N Y; 1889 came to Lincoln; 1893- telegrapher at Havelock, later chief dispatcher, train master, div supt, gen supt, 1936- gen mgr CB&Q RR, Omaha; Omaha Countyr Club; Omaha Club; C of C; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Cath Ch; hobby, hunting; off CB&Q RR; res 204 S 48th, Omaha.

   MULLEN, MARY AGNUS: Clerk of District Court; b O'Neill, Neb; d of James Mullen-Emily Clancy; ed St Mary's Acad, O'Neill; PSTC; Creighton U, LLB 1924; Columbia U; U of Chicago; Kappa Beta Pi; 1915-17 home economics tchr, O'Neill HS; home economics tchr, PSTC, US commr, Omaha div; 1938-39 chief dep clk, 1939- clk of US dist court, Omaha; hobby, reading; off 321 Federal Bldg; res 3633 N 83rd, Omaha.

   MUNGER, HERBERT E: Fisheries Manager; b Denver, Colo May 29, 1890; s of Herbert O Munger-Helen S Smith; ed Denver; Kearney Mil Acad 1910, mbr baseball, basketball, football & track teams; m Gladys E Whyte Apr 7, 1915 Denver; s Herbert E Jr; d Helen Elizabeth (Mrs Vaughn K Goodwin), Dorothy Gladys, Beverly Jean; 1910-15 in whol produce bus, Denver; 1915-17 marketing specialist, bur of markets, USDA; 1917-19 marketing specialist, bur of markets USDA, Kansas City, Mo; 1919-32 in whol fish & oyster bus, Denver; 1932-34 marketing specialist US bur of fisheries, USDA, Washington D C; 1934-37 branch mgr at Louisville Ky, Booth Fisheries Corp. 1937- mgr at Omaha; 1925-32 developed Rocky Mountain Rainbow Trout bus, shipped these fish to all states in U S & once known as Rainbow Trout King; C of C; Episc Ch; hobby, sports; off 1308 Leavenworth, Omaha; res 7637 Maywood, Ralston.

   MURDOCK, A CLARK: Attorney; b South Omaha, Neb Dec 27, 1909; s of Arthur H Murdock-Ana Merrill; ed Omaha HS; Kemper Mil Sch, Booneville Mo; Creighton U, LLB 1933; Delta Theta Phi; m Virginia E Seabrooke June 11, 1938 Omaha; 1933- ent father's law off, later taking over prac, Omaha; treas Omaha Barristers Club; Omaha Bar Assn, referendum for judges; Westminster Presby Ch. 1937-40 treas & trustee; Douglas Co Rep Club, past mbr exec com; hobbies, fishing, hunting, reading, home; off 1004 City National Bank Bldg; res 1610 S 91st Ave, Omaha.

   MURPHY, BERT: Auto Distributor; b Omaha, Neb Aug 21, 1874; s of Andrew Murphy-Mary McGrath; ed Creighton Prep; Creighton U, 1892; St Mary's 1893; 1893-1903 with father in blacksmith trade estab 1869, later auto bus, Omaha; 1903-05 soap salesman for Cudahy Packing Co & horseshoe salesman for Chicago Horseshoe Co, also scenic painter in Schiller Theater, Chicago; 1905-29 ptr of father in auto bus, 1929- pres since father's death, Omaha; traveled extensively in Europe, South Amer, Honolulu, Cuba, West Indies, Mexico & in every state of union; baseball player, mgr & sponsor 40 years, traveled in east with semi-professional teams; active in horse racing & horse breeding. owned Kilowatt, world champion mare trotter in 1922, also owner of Abbey-Dodge; 42nd king of Ak-Sar-Ben, chmn of membership drive several terms; chmn of Golden Spike Parade, Omaha; Happy Hollow Club; Omaha Athletic Club; C of C; Omaha Auto Trade Assn; Neb Auto Dlrs Assn; BPOE 39; KC; Cath Ch; hobbies, baseball, horses; off 1402-1420 Jackson; res 90th Dodge, Omaha.

   MURPHY, DANIEL MAURICE: Attorney; b Antelope Co, Neb Oct 25, 1882; s of Maurice Murphy-Maria Regan; ed Oakdale HS 1906; Creighton U; studied law in off of Judge J J Boyd, Neligh; m Anna L Klink Oct 27, 1915 Elgin; s Daniel M Jr, Reginald Lee; d Genevieve Anna; 1908-09 sch tchr, Beatrice; 1909-10 tchr Mansfield O; 1910-14 Antelope Co supt of schs, Neligh; 1914 adm to Neb bar; 1914-20 prac law with Judge J J Boyd, Neligh; 1920-37 prac law




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as ptr of D W Merrow; 1937-39 prac law, under name of Merrow & Murphy, Omaha; 1939- son Daniel M Jr ptr in Murphy & Murphy; Omaha Bar Assn, past mbr exec com; Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C; AdSell League; past pres Kountze Park Improvement Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; past pres North Dundee Club; BPOE; KC; Cath Ch; Dem; hobby, managing farms; off 210 Patterson Bldg; res 1226 N 53rd, Omaha.

   MURPHY, FRANK PATRICK: Physician & Surgeon; b Rogers, Neb Sept 12, 1890; s of Patrick J Murphy-Margaret Conboy; ed Creighton Prep; Creighton U, MD 1915; Phi Rho Sigma; m Agnes Klockars July 9, 1918 Junction City Kas; s Francis Xavier; d Frances Patricia, Mary Alice, Margaret Louise, Monica Conboy, Elizabeth Ann; 1915-16 interne, St Vincent's Hosp, Portland Ore; 1916-17 interne Chicago Lying-in Hosp; 1917 resident phys Green Point Hosp, Brooklyn; 1917 Interne Kings Co Hosp, Brooklyn; 1919-20 prac med, Dawson; 1920- prac med, Omaha; assoc prof obstetrics, Creighton U; during World War 1st lt, med res corps, Camps Funston, Fort Riley & Lewis, disch Feb 19, 1919; capt MORC 1922-23, maj 1933-36; Omaha-Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Central Assn of Obstetrics & Gynecology; diplomate Amer Ed of Obstetrics & Gynecology; KC 652; Cath Ch; Rep; hobby, photography; off 915 Medical Arts Bldg; res 333 N 37th, Omaha.

   MURPHY, J HARRY: Physician & Surgeon; b Omaha, Neb Sept 10, 1889; s of James Murphy-Anna Westrope; ed Creighton Prep; Creighton U, BA 1910, MA 1913, MD 1915; interne St Vincent Hosp, Portland Ore 1915-16, St Louis Children's Hosp 1916-18, Post Grad Hosp & Med Sch 1920, Army Med Sch at Washington D C 1918; Phi Rho Sigma; m Irene Langdon Mar 4, 1919 Omaha; 1920- prac med Omaha, assoc prof of pediatrics; mbr sch health advisory com; during World War lt, Camp McArthur Tex, Camp Grant, Rockport Ill, Walter Reed Hosp, Washington D C, med res corps; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Neb Tuberculosis Assn; Mississippi Valley Tuberculosis Assn; Amer Acad of Pediatrics; diplomate Amer Bd of Pediatrics; ACP; Neb Pediatric Soc; Omaha Midwest Clinical Soc; publication on Pyloric Stenosis, Rheumatism in Children, Tuberculosis in Children, Poliomylitis & Encephalomyetlitis, Sulfanilimide; C of C; Omaha Camera Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; hobbies, photography, saddle horses; off 915 Medical Arts Bldg; res 3835 Webster, Omaha.

   MURPHY, JOSEPH FRANCIS: Manager & Owner Real Estate & Insurance Co; b New York City, N Y Mar 31, 1870; s of Mathew J Murphy-Elizabeth Helpin; ed Neola Ia; Valparaiso Ind Normal; m Katherine A Cassidy May 12, 1903 Omaha; s Joseph Francis Jr, James William; 1893-97 emp by Thomas J O'Neal, in real est & ins bus, South Omaha; 1897- owner & opr J F Murphy Real Est, Loans & Ins Co, South Omaha; South Omaha Mchts Assn; Douglas Co Real Est Ed; Natl Assn of Life Underwriters; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; KC; Cath Ch; Dem; hobbies, golf, hunting, fishing; off 4813 S 24th; res 704 S 52nd, Omaha.

   MURPHY, LEO THOMAS: Plant Manager; b Rankin, Ill Nov 23, 1893; s of John W Murphy-Mary Molloy; ed Peoria Ill HS; Peoria Ill Coll; m Gertrude Conners Feb 2, 1921 Peoria Ill; 1915-19 auditor for IC RR, Peoria Ill; 1919-25 mgr raw material dept Amer Milling Co, 1925-32 sales mgr western div; 1932- plant mgr Allied Mills in Omaha, Cozad & Wyo; during World War special training Co, Camp Hancock Augusta Ga, 2nd lt, disch Jan 1919; 1st lt ordnance res corps until 1929; Ad-Sell League; Omaha Grain Exchange; C of C, mbr agrl com; Moberly Hunting, & Fishing Club; Omaha Athletic Club; BPOE 39; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off 29th & B; res 673 N 58th, Omaha.

   MURPHY, THOMAS FRANCIS: Bank Vice-President; b Colfax Co, Neb Nov 25, 1885; s of Patrick Joseph Murphy-Margaret Conboy; ed Colfax Co; LBC; Boyles Bus Coll; m Kathryn O'Brien Nov 27, 1912 Stuart Ia; s Thomas Patrick; d Mary Kathryn, Margaret Frances; 1896-1905 farmed with father, Colfax Co; 1905 began as messenger boy, 1914-25 asst cash, 1925- VP, US National Bank, Omaha; hobby, hiking; off U S National Bank; res 314 N 41st Ave, Omaha.

   MURPHY, WILLIAM GRINNELL: Manager News Bureau; b Council Bluffs, Ia Aug 21, 1897; s of Fred N Murphy-Amy Grinnell Dillon; ed Council Bluffs Ia HS; m Esther Goodland Jan 18, 1923 Omaha; s William Grinnell; 1917-18 reporter for Council Bluffs Ia Nonpareil; 1918-19 reporter for Omaha Daily News; 1919-21 org & emp by Pocatello Idaho Herald & News; 1921-28 emp on copy desk, asst city editor & city editor, Omaha Daily News; 1928-29 news editor, Omaha Bee; 1929-37 news editor & later city editor, Omaha Bee-News; 1937 night city editor, Omaha World-Herald; 1937- mgr news bur, pub relations dept, UP RR; Comm Chest, mbr publicity com several years; C of C, mbr publicity com; Omaha Advertising Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; BPOE 39; hobby, writing; off 120 Union Pacific Bldg; res 105th & Rockbrook, Omaha.

   MURRAY, FLOYD J: Physician & Surgeon; b Pender, Neb Dec 13, 1892; s of Charles E Murray-Nettie Cornwell; ed Pender HS 1914; U of N, BSc 1918, MD 1920; Alpha Kappa Kappa, awarded plaque in appreciation of service; m Helen Biles Nov 16, 1920 Pender; s Robert C; d Beverly Jean; 1920-21 interne, Meth Hosp, Omaha; 1921-22 surgical asst to Dr A F Jonas, Omaha; 1922- priv med prac; mbr surgical staff Uni, Immanuel, Meth & Douglas Co Hosps; instr dept of surgery U of N Coll of Med; instrumental in bldg Benson Med Center; during World War ROTC, U of N; past chmn staff of Immanuel Hosp, Omaha; regent U of Omaha; past chmn Omaha Clinical Club; 1934 mbr FACS; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Elkhorn Valley Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Omaha Midwest Clinical Soc; Southern Med Assn; past mbr Kiwanis; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; C of C; Benson Comml Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine; past pres bd of trustees, Benson Presby Ch; hobby, fishing; off 6220 Maple; res 3935 N 72nd, Omaha.

   MYERS, LESTER E: Dentist; b Belleville, Kas Jan 30, 1888; s of Albert Myers-Margaret Taylor; ed Belleville Kas; Kas St Agrl Coll,Creighton U, DDS 1914; Delta Sigma Delta; Omicron Kappa Epsilon; m Mildred Rose Jan 15, 1915, s James H; d Norma Rose; m Violet Socheck Aug 10, 1933 Kansas City; 1914- dentist, Omaha; asst prof of operative dentistry & goldfoil instr U of N; mbr state bd of dental examiners 2 years; has served in all offs Eastern Dist Dental Soc, dir; Neb St Dental Assn; Woodbury Study Club, pres; ACD; AF&AM; Shrine; hobbies, hunting, photography, woodworking; off 1229 Medical Arts Bldg; res Ill S 55tb, Omaha.

   NAGL, CARL J: President of Brush Co; b Omaha, Neb June 15, 1890; s of Julius Nagl-Margaretha A Lange; ed Omaha Central HS 1909; U of N, 1910-12, lettered in basketbell; Delta Tau Delta; m Nettie Elizabeth Wattles Sept 21, 1922 Neligh; d Nancy Jane; 1906 mail clk for pres of UP RR, Omaha; 1907-09 blue print boy for Paxton & Vierling Iron Works, Omaha; 1909-14 draftsman for M C Peters Alfalfa Mill at Omaha, 1914-15 mgr branch mill at Worland Wyo; 1915-17 asst engr for A P Cooper, Salt Lake City, built sugar beet factories at Moroni Utah & Rigby Ida; during World War 1917-19 asst interpreter of drawings & templets US shipyards, Hog Island Penn; 1919-23 efficiency engr for Wiens Omaha Brush Co, 1923-25 gen mgr; 1925-33 reorg, gen mgr & dir US Brush Co, 1933- pres; basketball coach, U of N 1 year; C of C; Rotary; past chmn bldg com YMCA; Meth Ch; Rep; hobbies, fishing machine design, athletics, mbr Omaha, HS & coll basketball teams 22 consecutive years; father born in Austria, came to Amer 1875; mother came to Neb 1869; off 4301 N 28th; res 1727 N 54th, Omaha.

   NATELSON, RUBEN: Store Manager; b Omaha, Neb May 4, 1896; s of I J Natelson-Rachel Goldstein; ed Brooklyn N Y HS 1913; emp 16 years for ready-to-wear firms in New York; 14 years treas Carman's Ready to Wear, Omaha; during World War enl Dec 12, 1917, stationed at Thompsonville, Staten Island N Y, naval station, disch June 1919; C of C; Variety Club; hobby, baseball; off 16th & Harney; res Hotel Paxton, Omaha.

   NAUGHTIN, THOMAS FREDERICK: Manufacturer; b Albion, Neb Oct 11, 1884; s of Patrick T Naughtin-Nora O'Brien; ed Omaha Central HS 1901; U of N, bus mgr Daily Nebraskan; Chi Phi; m Theckla Blanche Buell Oct 17, 1912 Omaha; s Thomas Frederick Jr, John Buell; d Elizabeth. Louise (Mrs J A Leary Jr); 1906-09, city salesman Sunderland Brothers Co, Omaha; 1909-12 estab & opr tea, coffee & spice bus; 1912- jobber & mfr baker's supplies; past pres Omaha Mfrs Assn; past pres Omaha, Sales Mgrs Assn; past pres Natl Assn of Baker's Supply Houses; dir C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; Happy Hollow Club; regent, U of Omaha; KC; St Margaret Mary's Cath Ch; Dem; hobbies, golf, fishing; off 806 Farnam; res 5017 Davenport, Omaha.

   NEELY, ROBERT DONALD: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Aug 14, 1887; s of Henry David Neely-Emma Johns;


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ed Omaha Central HS; Lincoln Acad; U of N; Northwestern U, LLB 1909; Phi Delta Theta; m Anne Elizabeth Dennis June 3, 1914 Omaha; s Henry David; d Donna; 1909-12 mbr law firm Greene, Breckridge, Woodruff, 1912-17 mbr law firm McLaughlinNeely, 1917- Dressler & Neely, Omaha; Neb atty C&NW RR; 2 years US commr, dist of Neb; author of Lawyers & Clerks of Dickens, Doctors & Nurses in Dickens; Omaha, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Club; Town & Gown Club; AF&AM 1; Trinity Episc Ch, vestryman, treas of diocese, mbr exec coun; Rep; hobbies, golf, reading Dickens; off 800 Brandeis Theater Bldg; res 4371 Hamilton, Omaha.

   NELSEN, MRS E DORCAS: Teacher; b Elba, Neb Sept 30, 1892; d of A W Christensen-Sine C Rasmussen; ed Elba HS; Fremont Normal, BSc 1912; U of N, BA 1916; grad work, U of Minn; Nu Sigma Phi; Sigma XI; m Andrew Nelsen Dec 3, 1919 Omaha; d Dorothy Lucille; rural sch tchr 2 years near Morse Bluffs; past HS prin, Verdon & Newman Grove; past biology tchr, Omaha Central HS; past zoology tchr, summer sessions Creighton U; past chemistry, physics & zoology tchr in Omaha U during summer sessions; lecturer in sch of addult edn, U of Omaha; 1933-38 mbr Omaha bd of recreation; mbr AAUW since 1918; bd mbr Omaha Coun Campfire Girls since 1930; mbr state bd of mgrs Neb Congress of Parents & Tchrs since 1930; org mbr PTA since 1923; pres Omaha Coun of Parents & Tchrs 1930-31, pres Minne Lusa PTA 1933-34; First Presby Ch; hobbies, teaching, working for civic Improvements; res 2565 Whitmore, Omaha.

   NELSON, ALICE L: Social Director; b West Point, Neb Oct 8, 1902; d of Soren Nelson-Anna Simonsen; ed West Point; U of 14; 1923-25 tchr, West Point; 1925-27 tchr, Norfolk; 1927-28 tchr, Lincoln; 1928-35 instr in contract bridge, conducted duplicate bridge tournaments also did radio work, Norfolk; 1935 tchr, Omaha; 1936-37 recreation asst dir, Omaha City Hall; 1937- social dir Hotel Fontenelle; summer 1925 visited Scandinavian countries, Germany, France & Belgium; Altrusa; womens div C of C; 1st VP Internatl Social Execs Assn; Ak-Sar-Ben; Amer Leg aux; OES; Congl Ch; hobbies, bridge, golf; off Fontenelle Hotel; res Hotel Logan, 1804 Dodge, Omaha.

   NELSON, GROVER ELMER: Banker; b Douglas Co, Neb Feb 3, 1892; s of Hans C Nelson-Christiana Rasmussen; ed Elkhorn; Fremont Normal; m Mary Von Dohren June 4, 1918 Omaha; s Grover Edwin, William Arthur; d Dorothy Ann; 1913-15 tchr, St Helena; 1915-17 asst cash, Citizens State Bank, Parker S D; 1917- dir, cash & VP Farmers State Bank, Millard; representative several fire ins cos; mbr vol fire dept 3 years; past mbr sch bd, Millard; Neb Bankers Assn; 1922- dir Douglas Co Agrl Soc, treas since 1926; chmn Comml Club; AF&AM 192; Scot Rite 32o; Luth Ch; hobby, hunting; father (dec) Douglas Co farmer 31 years; res Millard.

   NELSON, GUS H: President of Paint Co; b St Peter, Minn Jan 29, 1885; s of Nels Nelson-Anna Larson; ed St Peter Minn; m Ruth Bird July 5, 1921 Worthington Minn; d Joy by prior marriage; 1903 in interior decorating bus, St Paul Minn; 1904 in chg of painting work for Hamilton Bros; emp 4 years by Kirkendall Shoe Co, Omaha; painted signs for display in states west of Missouri River; 1913-21 indep mfr of paints, Omaha; 1921 sold int to ptr & estab paint factory, Omaha; pres Morrill-Nelson Co, Council Bluffs Ia; C of C; Happy Hollow Club; English Luth Ch; Rep; res 6017 Florence Blvd, Omaha.

   NELSON, H A: Dentist; b Omaha, Neb Aug 2, 1884; s of Lars F Nelson-Anna Elizabeth Anderson; ed Omaha Central HS; U of Omaha, DDS 1906; Delta Sigma Delta, dep supreme grand master since 1935; m Carrie S Jensen June 28, 1916 McHenry Ill; 1906- dentist, Omaha; 1931- treas indep sch dist of Carter Lake; 1924-30 scoutmaster troop 99 BSA; during World War 1917-18 mbr med advisory bd, dir free dental service of Douglas Co; Omaha Dist Dental Soc; Neb St Dental Assn, pres 1928-29, ADA; Omaha Odontological Soc; BPOE; Luth Ch; Dem; hobbies, fishing, hunting; off 734 Brandeis Theater Bldg Omaha; res 161 Carter Lake Club, Carter Lake Ia.

   NERNESS, ARTHUR C: Superintendent Telegraph Co; b Omaha, Neb Aug 19, 1891; s of Charles Nerness-Anna Lundin; ed Creighton Prep 1909; m Frances Rimerman June 14, 1913 Omaha; s Arthur C Jr; 1909-17 bldg contr, Omaha; 1917- with Western Union Teleg Co, 1917-18 solicitor, 1918-20 mgr credits & collections, 1920-23 cash & paymaster, 1923-34 sales mgr, 1934- supt at Omaha; Omaha Exec Club; C of C; mbr goodwill com, Tribe of Yessir, assists in planning goodwill tours; assoc mbr Assn of Western Union Employees; Omaha Hotel Greeters Assn; Ak-Sar-Ben; 10 years BSA scout master; Rotary; AF&AM 288; North Presby Ch; hobbies, golf, winter sports; off 14th & Farnam; res 918 N 40th, Omaha.

   NESBIT, WILLIAM EARL: President Furnace Supply Co; b Fremont Neb Aug 2, 1889; s of Fred L Nesbit-Katherine Mead; ed Omaha Central HS 1909; Delta Sigma Nu; m Bertha Maynard Apr 18, 1914 Omaha; pres Standard Furnace & Supply Co, estab by father 1910 in Omaha & now covers 12 states; past pres Internatl Sales Mgrs Assn; oldest living mbr of installation code com of Natl Warm Air Heating & Air Conditioning Assn; past dir Rotary; past dir C of C; AF&AM 288; KT; Shrine; Happy Hollow Golf Club; Chris Sci Ch; hobbies, golf, travel; off 407-13 S 10th; res 128 N 42nd, Omaha.

   NEWBERRY, FARRAR: Insurance Secretary; b Gurdon, Ark July 30, 1887; s of Lawrence Clinton Newberry-Mattie A Harris; ed Henderson St Tchrs Coll, Arkadelphia Ark; Arkadelphia Meth Coll, Arkadelphia Ark, 13A 1906; Vanderbilt U, MA 1908; Phi Kappa Sigma; m Lilla Lee Thomasson June 22, 1911 Little Rock Ark; s Farrar Jr, Nick Thomasson; 1908-09 instr Union City Training Sch, Union City Tenn; 1909-11 instr Henderson Coll, Arkadelphia Ark; 1911-12 prof of history, U of Ark; 1912 adm to Ark bar; 1912-13 prac law, Marion Ark; 1915 mbr Ark legislature; 1915-18 WOW head consul of Ark, 1918-35 Ark St mgr for WOW, 1932- dir WOW, 1937- secy at Omaha hdqrs, since 1935 asst to head of field dept, org several nationwide membership campaigns; author; A Life of Mr Garland of Arkansas; James K Jones, The Plumed Knight of Arkansas; The Life of J C Root & The Glories of Woodcraft; contributor to newspaper & magazines; Greater Omaha Assn; Ak-Sar-Ben; C of C, dir; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; AF&AM 381; Scot Rite & Scimitar Shrine, Little Rock Ark; First Meth Ch, steward; Dem; hobbies, reading, writing; off 1708 Farnam; res 142 North Elmwood Ave, Omaha.

   NEWBRANCH, HARVEY ELLSWORTH: Editor; b Henry Co, Ia Apr 11, 1875; s of Oliver Peter Newbranch-Louisa A Rapp; ed U of N, BA 1896; Creighton U, LLD 1929; m Evalina Rolofson 1896 Lincoln; d Katharine Louise (Mrs Harry f Coffee), Margaret Evelyn, Elinor Isabel (Mrs Chester Gerbracht); 1899-1905 reporter & editorial writer, 1905-10 assoc editor, 1910- editor, Omaha World-Herald; VP World Publishing Co; 1919 recd Pulitzer Prize from Columbia U Sch of Journalism for best editorial; 1933 recd Oberlaender Trust fellowship for study of conditions in Germany & Austria; past U of N regent; hobby, bridge; off World-Herald Bldg; res 521 S 52nd, Omaha.

   NEWELL, CHARLES HAROLD: Surgeon; b Omaha, Neb Dec 31, 1882; s of Charles L Newell-Alice E Cuer; ed Omaha Central HS 1900; Creighton U, MD 1908; U of Vienna 1910-11; Phi Rho Sigma; m Ethel Kadel Jan 11, 1914 Omaha; s Charles H Jr; d Ruth Elizabeth, Jean Eleanor; 1919- surg Nicholas Senn Hosp; mbr surgical staff Creighton U Coll of Med; during World War enl in U S army Oct 1917, chief surgical service, Camp Jackson, S C, disch Mar 1, 1919; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Omaha Midwest Clinical Soc; BPOE 39; AF&AM 3; Meth Ch; Rep; hobbies, travel, fishing; off 615 City National Bank Bldg; res 6619 Minne Lusa Blvd, Omaha.

   NEWKIRK, LEE ROSS: Attorney; b Quincy, Ill Sept 8, 1890; s of George R Newkirk-Mary Elizabeth Hall; ed Shelbyville Ill HS; Neb Wes, BA 1912; U of N, LLB 1915; candidate for Rhodes scholarship; Inns of Court, London England 1919; Everett; Phi Delta Phi; Order of Coif; m Margery McGibbon May 11, 1919 Liverpool England; s John R, George L; 1915 adm to Neb bar; 1916-17 mbr law firm Newkirk & May, Omaha; 1919-24 atty for Omaha Trust Co; 1924-26 prac law with James E Rait, Omaha; 1927-28 prac law with John L Kennedy; 1928-29 mbr legal firm Waldron, Silverman & Newkirk; 1929-33 Neb asst atty gen, Lincoln; 1933-34 prac law with C A Sorensen, Clifford L Rein & Homer L Kyle, Lincoln; 1934-38 mbr legal firm Waldron, Newkirk & Mathews, Omaha; 1938 mbr legal firm Waldron & Newkirk; 1927-29 instr U of Omaha Law Sch; co-compiler 1935 Supplement to Neb Statutes; during World War enl in 2nd OTC Fort Snelling, Minn Aug 1917, commd 2nd lt 348th machine gun batt, 91st div



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1 year O/S witnessed several maj engagements, 1st lt; AEF, assigned to attend English Uni, disch June 1919 Camp Grant Ill; Amer Leg; Omaha, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; Dundee Presby Ch, trustee, supt sr dept church sch; father Meth minister in Ill & Neb many years; wife's father, Dr John McGibbon of Liverpool England; off 954 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 5005 Western Ave, Omaha.

   NICHOLSON, GORDON A: Attorney; b Valley, Neb Oct 20, 1898; s of John G Nicholson-Lucy McCleneghan; ed Valley, Klamath Falls Ore; Creighton U; U of Omaha, LLB 1921; m Bernadine McHenry Sept 16, 1931 Omaha; s Malcolm Samuel; 1921 adm to Neb bar; 1921-24 prac law, Omaha; 1924- 28 Douglas Co dep atty; 1928- prac law, Omaha; atty for Southwest Civic Club; 1927 comm 2nd lt field arty, now major, judge advocate gen dept, US army res; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; C of C; AF&AM 302; OES; IOOF; Central United Presby Ch; Rep; off 848 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 846 S 59th, Omaha.

   NIEHAUS, FRED W: Physician; b McClelland, Ia Feb 11, 1889; s of Fred H C Niehaus-Rosette Huelle; ed Tabor Ia Acad; U of N, BSc 1914, MD 1916; U of Vienna 1929; Phi Rho Sigma; Alpha Omega Alpha; m Effie Ruth Kelley Aug 5, 1918 Petersburg Va; s Karl Fredrick; 1916-17 interne Clarkson Hosp at Omaha, 1917-18 Bellevue Hosp, New York City; 1919- prac med, Omaha; assoc prof of med U of N, Coll of Med; staff mbr Clarkson, Neb Meth, Immanuel Hosps, Omaha; during World War enl in U S army May 1, 1918 capt med corps, base hosp 61, O/S 1 year, disch Sept 15, 1919; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; ACP; diplomats Amer Ed of Internal Med; Comm Club; Luth Ch; hobby, gardening; off 1622 Medical Arts Bldg; res 411 S 40th, Omaha.

   NIELSEN, WALTER ALFRED: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Nov 16, 1909; s of Einar A Nielsen-Emma Jacobsen; ed Omaha Tech HS 1928; Creighton U, BSc 1933, LLB 1934; Delta Theta Phi; Chi Delta Chi; 1933-34 while in Creighton U worked nights in Federal Land Bank, Omaha; 1934-35 mbr law firm Nielsen, Sherman & Goodbinder, Omaha; 1935-36 mbr law firm Nielsen-Brodkey; 1936- in priv law prac, Omaha; 1932 commd 2nd lt in res inf US army, now 1st lt; 1936 & 1938 candidate for sch bd, Omaha; 1937 author, county-city consolidation measure presented to the Neb legislature; author of sch legislative bill changing method of election of Omaha sch bd mbrs & passed in 1939; ROA, past chmn membership com, chmn ROTC com; secy & dir Danish Brotherhood; past pres & past dist gov Exchange Club of Omaha; past mbr Jr C of C; UCT; Omaha Athletic Club; hobbies, military tactics & horsemanship; off 579 Insurance Bldg; res 3024 Myrtle Ave, Omaha.

   NIVEN, THOMAS RAYMOND: Clergyman; b Motherwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland Sept 5, 1894; s of Thomas Niven-Margaret McMillan; ed Carroll Acad, Waukesha Wis; Carroll Coll, Waukesha Wis, BA 1920; McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, BD 1923; Coe Coll, Cedar Rapids Ia, hon DD 1930; Phi Alpha Tau; Delta Sigma Nu; m Nancy Mae DeMick June 22, 1920 Chicago; 1923 pastor, Rochelle Ill; 1924-27 pastor, Portage Wis; 1927-37 pastor, Waterloo Ia; 1937- pastor First Presby Ch, Omaha; during World War mbr SATC at Waukesha Wis; Amer Leg; Fellowship Club; Omaha Ministerial Assn; bd mbr Federated Coun of Churches; mbr exec bd of Presby Theological Seminary of Omaha; bd mbr Hastings Coll; Kiwanis; AF&AM; hobby, sports; off First Presby Ch; res 131 S 39th, Omaha.

   NIXON, JOHN ALFRED: President Feed Co; b Omaha, Neb Mar 14 1892; s of Alfred A. Nixon-Rozeltha Buchanan; ed South HS, Omaha 1912; m Mary Craig McCulloch June 20, 1917 Omaha; s John Alfred Jr; d Grace Adeline; 1912-20 various occupations; 1920-24 with father in feed bus, Omaha; 1924 after death of father, pres A A Nixon Co; C of C; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Shrine; Presby Ch; hobbies, fishing, hunting, travel, outdoor life; off 2619 N; res 751 N 57th Ave, Omaha.

   NIXON, MRS MARY CRAIG MCCULLOCH: Association Secretary & Homemaker; b Omaha, Neb Jan 19, 1893; d of Bruce McCulloch-Adeline Hurlbut; ed South Omaha HS 1912; Knox Coll, Galesburg Ill 2 years; Pi Beta Phi; m John Alfred Nixon June 20, 1917 Omaha; s John Jr; d Grace Adeline; sch tchr at Torrington Wyo 2 years & in Sarpy Co 1 year; 1917- homemaker; 4 years treas & 2 years chmn scholarship loan fund NFWC; pres Garfield Sch PTA, mbr at Field Sch, secy city coun; pres South Omaha Woman's Club; AAUW; Dundee Woman's Club; pres Omaha Ch PEO, past state treas, past state corresponding secy, state recording secy; Dundee Presby Ch, 10 years supt of Jr intermediate dept in Wheeler Memorial Ch; res 751 N 57th Ave, Omaha.

   NOBLE, WILL F: Life Insurance General Agent; b Atlantic, Ia Apr 30, 1893; s of Gerdon W Noble-Jessie Findley; ed Omaha Central HS 1912; Dartmouth Coll, Hanover N H; 1912-13; U of N 1916; Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Beta Kappa; m Alice Proudfit Mar 18, 1918 Jacksonville Fla; d Mary P, Sarah P; 1913-26 soliciting agt, 1926- gen agt at Omaha for New England Mutual Life Ins Co of Boston Mass; student observer mbr of Ford Peace Expedition 1915-16; during World War 1st lt in US army, AEF; Amer Leg post 1; C of C; Omaha Club; res 6720 Davenport, Omaha.

   NOGG, ERNEST ARTHUR: Co-Owner Paper Co; b Council Bluffs, Ia Dec 25, 1904; s of Morris Nogg-Belle Brown; ed Council Bluffs Ia HS 1922; m Ruth M Kulakofsky Feb 9, 1932 Omaha; s Allan Kay; d Barbara Kay; 1922-24 emp by Swift Packing Co; 1924-27 ptr of brother Nathan L in whol paper bus, Nogg Brothers Paper Co, Council Bluffs. Ia; 1927-30 lived in Houston Tex; 1930- ptr of brother in Nogg Brothers Paper Co, Omaha; C of C; Highland Country Club; B'nai B'rith Beth-El Synagogue; hobby, sports; off 1110 Douglas; res 4924 California, Omaha.

   NOONAN, HERBERT C: Clergyman, Head of Philosophy Department; b Oconto, Wis Sept 7, 1875; s of John Noonan-Mary Moroney; ed Oconto Wis HS 1892; Marquette U, Milwaukee Wis BA 1896; St Louis U, MA & PhD 1902; U of Innsbruck, Austria, DD 1910; Gregorian U, Rome, PhD 1931; 1902-03 prof & athletic coach, Creighton U; 1903-06 prof, St Marys Kas Coll; 1911-12 prof of philosophy St Louis U, 1912-15 prof of ethics & pedagogy; 1915-22 pres Marquette U, Milwaukee Wis; 1922-30 superior, St Ignatius HS, Chicago; 1930-31 in administrative duties, St Louis U; 1931- prof of philosophy at Creighton U, 1936- head of dept; 1923 & 1938 del to 27th & 28th gen congregations of Jesuit Order, Rome; coorg Wis Colleges, Assoc; author & lecturer on The New Morality; Birth Control; Woman as a Social Force; Democracy & Edn; Educators Adrift; The Tactics of Amer Communists; The Totalitarian State; Feminism, Its Lights & Shadows; The Postulates of Ethics; mbr Wis Loyalty Legion; Amer Protective Assn; Creighton U Speakers Bur; mbr Soc of Jesus since 1896; 1916-22 mbr Milwaukee Wis Rotary; 1921-22 Wis state pres of Amer Assn for the Recognition of the Irish Republic; 1916-22 mbr Assn of President & Deans of Wis Colls; 1937-40 pres Mississippi Valley Jesuit Philosophical Assn; hobby, athletics; off & res Creighton U, Omaha.

   NORALL, FRANK V: Secretary Lumber Co; b Murray, Ia Feb 1882; s of Carl NoraIl-Caroline Carlson; ed Emerson Ia HS 1897; Omaha Bus Coll 1905; m Ethel I Shoff 1915 Omaha; s Frank V Jr, Robert P (dec 1922), step-s Herbert H Hartman; step-d Helen Mar Hartman (Mrs Frank McColkle); 1904 farmer & stockraiser; 1905- with Neb Bridge Supply & Lumber Co of Omaha. 1931- secy; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Uni Club, Lincoln; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Shrine; First Central Congl Ch; hobbies, photography, fishing; off 40th & Leavenworth; res 534 S 40th, Omaha.

   NORMAN, WILLIAM JOSEPH: Publisher & Printer; b Crete, Neb May 8, 1874; s of Peter J Norman-Lisa Ann Williams; ed Omaha HS; m Nora E Waller Nov 22, 1909 Lexington; 1902-13 in printing & publishing bus; in advertising dept; Lie-Glass-Andreasen Hdw Co; 1913- mbr Norman-Burkett Printing Co, Omaha, publishers of North Omaha Booster & Benson Times; 1923- owner & opr Norman Printing Co; pres & treas Saratoga Investment Corp; dir Douglas Co Bank; 1938- mbr Neb legislature dist 4, Omaha; Kiwanis; WOW; C Of C; IOOF; OES; AF&AM 11; Scot Rite; Tangier Shrine; Presby Ch; hobby, fishing; off 2404 Ames Ave', res 2864 Ames Ave, Omaha.

   NORTHWALL, VIRGIL E: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb July 3, 1900; s of T G Northwall-Hilda C Henry; ed Central HS, Omaha 1919; U of N, LLB 1924; Phi Delta Theta; m Gertrude Harte Aug 12, 1939 Omaha; 1924- prac law, Omaha; mbr Douglas Co insanity bd; Omaha, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C; Omaha Tennis Club; Luth Ch; Rep; hobby, tennis; off 1052 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 3204 Myrtle Ave, Omaha.

   NORTON, PATRICK JOSEPH: Superintendent Boys Home; b Co Galway, Ireland May 30, 1898; s of Matthew Norton-Mary Jane Flanagan; ed Creighton Prep; Floyd's Knobs, Ind


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