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



s of Nathan O Talbot-Harriet Alice Edwards; ed Omaha Central HS; Mexico Mo Mil Acad 1906-07; US Naval Acad, Annapolis 1907-08; U of N 1910-11; m Adelia Bennett Van Cleve May 26, 1920 Council Bluffs Ia; 1914-16 electrician foreman UP RR, Omaha; 1916-17 assoc with father, 1919-20 reporter, 1920-22 asst mgr, 1922-28 gen mgr, 1928-32 editor, 1932- publisher & editor Daily Record, Omaha; 1932- publisher & owner, Fort Worth Tex Comml Recorder; 1634- field mgr & exec secy Assoc Court & Comml Newspapers of US; 1935- pres Record Publishing Co, Omaha; 1937- pres Personal Relations Foundation, Omaha; author of more than 200 articles on Influence of Legal Profession in Comm, syndicated in US; during World War ensign & lt USN; NPA; Natl Edit Assn; C of C, past mbr publicity com; AF&AM 1; hobbies, astronomy, photography, small boat sailing; off 318 S 19th; res 1115 N 56th, Omaha.

   TALLEY, MRS DORA ALEXANDER: National President of Lodge; b Franklin Co, Ala Nov 14, 1879; d of James Douglass Alexander-Nancy Elizabeth Arnold; ed Garland Tex HS; m John Robert Talley Aug 19, 1919, Omaha; 1895-1911 sch tchr, Texas; 1911-34 natl secy Supreme Forest Woodmen Circle, 1934- natl pres, Omaha; Natl Fraternal Congress of Amer, served as secy & pres of secy's section, pres of pres' section, mbr of exec com, VP, pres; women's div C of C; B&PW; Quota Club; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Omaha Womans Club; Womens Benefit Assn; Rebekah; OES; Bapt Ch; hobbies, photography, early Amer glass; off Woodman Circle Bldg; res 123 N 39th, Omaha.

   TESAR, LAD VACLAV: Secretary Building & Loan Association; b Chotebor, Bohemia Jan 23, 1897; s of Vaclav Tesar-Marie Varecka; ed Omaha; m Helen S Vancura Aug 11, 1926 Glenwood Ia; s Lad V, George E, Arthur J; June 1903 came with parents to Amer, located in Omaha; when boy newspaper carrier for World-Herald, Omaha; 1921- an org & ofcl, Union B & L Assn; mbr real est & ins firm Tesar & Tesar; 1925 mbr Neb house of representatives; sponsor of first gas tax bill enacted in Neb, secy roads & bridge com; 1927 mbr Neb sen; during World War enl in US army May 1, 1917 3rd OTC, Camp Funston Kas, commd 2nd lt, one of first contingent of 29 men who left Omaha for service, later trained men for O/S service at various camps, disch Dec 1918; mbr mil intelligence div of US govt in Venezuela 1919-21; Amer Leg; Neb League of Savings & Loan Assns; mbr US B & L League; Omaha Real Est Bd; Natl Assn of Real Est Bds; KP; AF&AM; ZCBJ; Sokol, org Sokol Camp Assn of Omaha which acquired site, improved, built & maintains Camp Sokol near Waterloo; hobby, Sokol Camp; off 1408 S 13th; res 1311 8 8th, Omaha.

   TESAR, RUDOLPH: Deputy County Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Sept 2, 1907; s of Vaclav Tesar-Marie Vavricka; ed Omaha Central HS 1924; Creighton U, LLB 1929, won Missouri Valley honors at tackle 1929, & capt varsity football team; C Club; m Helen Zikmund Aug 21, 1934 Omaha; d Patsy; 1931-35 mbr of Neb legislature & prac law, Omaha; 1935- Douglas Co dep atty; Omaha Barristers Club; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; Neb Assn of Co Attys; Jr C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; Omaha Field Club; Tel Jed Sokol; ZCBJ; KP; BPOE; FOE; YD Club, Dem; hobbies, golf, football; off Courthouse; res 1610 Deer Park Blvd, Omaha.

   THOMAS, AMOS: Attorney; b Milwaukee, Wis Aug 30, 1882; s of Joseph Amos Thomas-Addle M Neilson; ed Lincoln HS; U of N, LLB 1909; Phi Delta Theta; Phi Delta Phi; Theta Nu Epsilon; m Gertrude Owen Aug 25, 1917 Omaha; d Ann, Dorothy, Gay; 1909- prac law, Omaha; 1920-21 asst atty gen of Neb; instr in med jurisprudence, U of N Coll. of Med; tchr Omaha Coll of Law several years; 1937- mbr from 9th dist in Neb unicameral legislature, chmn legislative coun, chmn legislative judiciary com; dir Omaha Industrial Development Corp; pres Natl Progressive Life Ins Co, Omaha; chmn Omaha Municipal Airport com approximately 10 years, developed airport; 1930-32 col 134th inf NNG, 1932- brigadier gen 35th div; during World War lt col 88th div, 12 mos in France, GHQ staff Germany org military courts there & tried more than 1000 cases; French Leg of Honor, Order of Black Star.; Amer Leg; VFW; Douglas Co, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C, chmn ins exec com; AF&AM, past master; Rep, chmn 4 years Douglas Co Central Com; hobby, military work; off 1817 Douglas; res 5206 Chicago, Omaha.

   THOMAS, CLAY HENRY: Real Estate & Mortgage Loan Dealer; b Council Bluffs, Ia July 21, 1890; s of William Henry Thomas-Mary Peterson; ed Council Bluffs Ia HS 1909; U of N 1911; Phi Gamma Delta; m Margaret Helen Price Oct 2, 1915 Lincoln; d Margaret, Janet; 1911-17 with father in mortgage & real est bus, estab 1894; 1917- owner & opr real est bus, Omaha; past pres Omaha Real Est Bd; Neb Real Est Assn; Natl Assn of Real Est Bds; past pres Bldg Owners & Mgrs; Natl Assn of Bldg Owners & Mgrs; hobbies, football, golf, college track; off 228 Keeline Bldg; res 5020 Nicholas, Omaha.

   THOMAS, ELMER ELLSWORTH: Attorney; b Lawrence Co, Ohio July 2, 1864; s of John Notley Thomas-Hannah Hull; ed Ironton O; Natl Normal U, Lebanon O, BA 1887; Yale U, LLB 1889; m Mary Irwin Williamson June 14, 1893 Council Bluffs Ia (dec 1928); s Lyman H, Phillip H, Elmer E Jr, Dr John M; d Mary (Mrs T D Lawson); 1889- prac law, Omaha; 1894- intermittent tchr of law, U of Omaha Law Sch; 1899-1902 Douglas Co dep atty; 1924-33 legal adviser, prohibition administrator, & Neb prohibition dir; 1903 org Civic Fedn to clean up governmental conditions in Omaha, secy 1903-21, on Neb drug amendment com 1916 & subsequent legislation for enforcement 1917; Dundee Presby Ch, 30 years elder; hobby, better govt; off 200 Baird Bldg; res 55N Webster, Omaha.

   THOMAS, FRED W: Bank Vice-President; b Sargent, Neb May 1, 1885; s of Joseph W Thomas-Idella E Wagner; ed Omaha Central HS 1904; U of N, BA 1908; Phi Gamma Delta; m Marion Haller Oct 26, 1910 Omaha; 1908-09 asst cash Corn Exchange Bank, Omaha; 1909-17 cash Livestock Natl Bank, South Omaha; 1917- VP First Natl Bank, Omaha; trustee Clarkson Hosp, Neb Childrens Home Soc & Doane Coll; during World War mbr war finance corp, dir 1920-23; C of C; AF&AM 268; Scot Rite 1; Tangier Shrine; Trinity Cathedral Episc Ch, vestryman; Dem; hobby, travel; off First National Bank; res 672 N 57th, Omaha.

   THOMAS, WILLIAM HENRY: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Nov 30, 1906; s of William H Thomas-Della O'Banion; ed Omaha HS 1925; U of N, BA 1929; U of Chicago, JD 1932; Beta Theta Pi; m Marybelle Gretchen Fee May 20, 1936 Omaha; 1932- prac, Omaha; 1933-39 secy-treas Midwestern Athletic Union, Omaha Barristers Club, secy 1932-34; Omaha Bar Assn; Neb St Bar Assn; Amer Olympic Boxing Com, vice-chmn; Amer Athletic Club; Episc Ch; Rep; 1932 org first Y R Club in Neb, 1938-pres, hobbies, amateur athletics; off First National Bank Bldg; res 3053 Reed, Omaha.

   THOMPSON, CHESTER Q: Physician; b West Point, Neb July 10, 1896; s of Dr Thomas D Thompson-Elizabeth Yoder; ed West Point HS 1914; U of N, BSc 1925; Harvard U, MD 1922; Delta Upsilon; Phi Rho Sigma; m Margaret Elizabeth Robinson June 7, 1928 Omaha; s Chester Quay Jr; d Suzanne Elizabeth; interne Huntington Memorial Hosp, Boston Mass & Bartholomew's Hosp, New York City; 1923- with brother, Dr Warren, prac Internal med, Omaha; 1934- asst prof, U of N Coll of Med; made diplomate of Amer Bd of Internal Med July 1, 1937; staff mbr U of N, Clarkson Memorial & Neb Meth Hosps; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; FACP; Omaha Midwest Clinical Soc; Amer Heart Assn; Omaha Country Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; hobbies, fishing, golf; parents settled in West Point 1874, father prac med there 60 years; off 1530 Medical Arts Bldg; res 5108 Lafayette Ave, Omaha.

   THOMPSON, WARREN: Physician; b West Point, Neb July 24, 1888; s of Thomas D Thompson-Elizabeth Yoder; ed West Point HS 1905; Creighton U, MD 1909; U of Chicago, BSc 1913; Rush Med Coll, MD 1914; Delta Upsilon; Phi Rho Sigma; m Helen Smith Mar 10, 1928 Omaha; s Warren Jr; 1909-10 interne St Joseph's Hosp, Omaha; 1914- prac med, 1923- with brother Dr Chester Q; staff mbr Clarkson Memorial, Neb Meth & Uni Hosps; 1936- asst prof U of N Coll of Med; med dir Northwestern Bell Tele Co; ACP, fellow, 1938- gov for Neb; certified by Amer Bd of Internal Med July 1, 1937; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Omaha Midwest Clinical Soc; fellow in Assn of Industrial Physicians & Surgeons; Omaha Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Omaha Country Club; Ak-Sar- Ben; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Tangier Shrine; Rep; hobbies, fishing, golf; 1874 father & mother settled in West Point where father prac med 50 years, grandfather & 3 uncles were doctors, 3 brothers also doctors; off 1530 Medical Arts Bldg; res 662 N 57th Ave, Omaha.



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   THOMPSON, WILL H: Attorney; b Rochester, N Y Apr 16, 1864; s of Orrin Thompson-Mary Schenck; ed Greenville Ill HS 1883; studied law in offs of W H Dawdy, Greenville Ill & Thurston & Hall, Omaha; m Emma A Whitaker June 14, 1887 Greenville Ill; s Will E S; d Frances K, Grace A; 1889- prac law, Omaha; during World War active in Liberty Loan drives; Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; ch mbr AF&AM; hobbies, hunting, fishing, gardening; family settled in Brooklyn 1656, old house still standing; unbroken line of ancestors traced back to 1042, one ancestor was capt in Revolutionary War; off 301 Electric Bldg; res 3524 State, Omaha.

   THOMPSON, ZANE: News Writer & Editor; b Richland, Ia Aug 2, 1876; s of Thomas Thompson-Hannah Van Dyke; ed Richland Ia HS; Neb Wes Acad; studied in Chicago, Omaha, Lincoln & New Orleans pub libs; m Alta Walker Oct 16, 1907 Richland Ia; s Walker, Zane Jr; d Dorothy Helen; began newspaper work on Chicago Record-Herald, then emp on Lincoln Trade Review; editor Western Trader, Omaha; publisher Middle-West Sch Review; editor Gulf Marine Register, New Orleans; market reporter Omaha Bee, Omaha News, Omaha World-Herald, Omaha Daily Journal-Stockman; listed in Neb Writers; SAR; AF&AM; Meth Ch; Indep Rep; hobbies, nature study, tennis; off Grain Exchange; res 131 N 31st Ave, Omaha.

   THOMSEN, ARTHUR C: District Judge; b Pierce, Neb July 23, 1886; s of Claus C Thomsen-Catherine M Haman; ed Omaha HS; U of Omaha, LLB 1910, BA 1916; Lambda Phi; m Emily Susan Johnson July 23, 1913 Omaha; d Emily Margaret (Mrs Fred Arthur Thompson), Lystra Cecilia; 1889 came with parents to Omaha; 1909-12 mbr law firm Montgomery & Hall, Omaha; 1912-14 mbr law firm Searle & Thomsen, Omaha; 1914-17 mbr law firm Wackeley & Thomsen, Omaha; 1919-28 mbr law firm, Thomsen, Mossman & Standeven, Omaha; 1928- judge 4th judicial dist, Omaha; past instr & dean U of Omaha Law Sch; during World War ent US army 1917, 2nd lt Omaha balloon sch AS, disch 1918; Amer Leg; bd mbr Masonic Old Peoples Home, Plattsmouth; regent & past bd mbr, U of Omaha; Neb Assn of Dist Judges; past secy Omaha Bar Assn; Neb St Bar Assn; bd mbr Goodwill Industries; POE; BPOE; AF&AM, past master; Scot Rite 32o; KP, past high ofcr; First Meth Ch, bd mbr; hobbies, outdoors, motoring; off Courthouse; res 3426 Lincoln Blvd, Omaha.

   THORNDIKE, JAMES VERN: President Auto Co; b Superior, Neb Jan 25, 1889; s of James Smith Thorndike-Ella McCloud; ed Randolph; m Jule K Seaverus Sept 3, 1912 Sioux City Ia; s James Vern Jr; d Jane Louise; 1907-09 supt city municipal electric light & waterworks plant, Randolph; 1909-11 opr garage & later Ford Agcy, Randolph; 1912-14 owner & opr auto parts mfg plant, Chicago; 1914 estab whol auto accessory store, Sioux City Ia; 1915-16 opr of 3 garages; 1916-34 owner & opr Ford Agcy, also opr Lincoln Agcy, Omaha; 1934- owner & opr J V Thorndike Co Ins, Ford Agcy, Omaha; pres Omaha branch Ford Dlrs Assn; dir Neb Auto Dlrs Assn; VP South Omaha Mchts Assn; dir Kiwanis; off 2309 M; res 108 S 49th Ave, Omaha.

   THORPE, ROBERT H: President Paint Co; b Philadelphia, Penn Jan 3, 1883; s of Hartley Dean Thorpe-Mary C Hare; ed Springfield HS 1901; Grand Island Coll; m Ethel Lewis Dec 23, 1908 Omaha; s Harold B; d Mary Adelaide (Mrs Herschel Gelman), Betty Ann (Mrs Wallace Sievers); 1890 came to Neb; 1904-05 emp by CB&Q RR, Omaha; 1905-13 emp by UP RR, Omaha; 1913-22 mgr branch off Cook Paint Co, Omaha, 1922- owner & opr pres gen mgr R H Thorpe Paint Co; C of C; Omaha Field Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; YMCA; Comm Chest; AF&AM 25; RAM Scot Rite; Tangier Shrine, patrol; OES; Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, golf, hunting; off 423 S 12th; res 748 N 57th Ave, Omaha.

   THORSON, NELSON THOR: Editor & Publisher; b Horby, Sweden Sept 16, 1881; s of John N Thorson-Hanna T Nelson; ed Lincoln; m Corinne Paulson Aug 5, 1923; 1887 came to Amer; in hotel & restaurant bus, Omaha & St Louis; 1910- owner & editor Omaha Posten, only Swedish language newspaper & farm journal in the West; pres Omaha Posten Publishing Co; editor the Monitor; past Douglas Co treas; mbr Progressive state & natl coms; 1913 treas tornado relief com; 1919 Douglas Co treas Gen Woods for President campaign; mbr congl com on John Ericsson Memorial, 1926-30 natl treas; John Ericsson Rep League of Amer, natl secy since 1930; dir pub lib; 1932-33 mbr bd of govs Omaha Symphony Orchestra Assn; Natl Editorial Assn; Neb Foreign Language Press Assn, secy 1913; mbr Comml Club 25 years; Amer Numismatic Assn, past chmn bd of govs, past pres, founder Omaha ch; Numismatic Socs of Amer, Sweden, England, Holland & Belgium; VP Omaha Auditorium Poultry Show; 25 years secy-treas Monitor Club; IOOF; Progressive, mbr state & natl coms, mbr State Central Com; Rep del to natl conv 1928; off 306 S 19th; res 1109 N 56th, Omaha.

   TOBIN, THOMAS F: Banker; b Mitchell, S D Jan 15, 1891; s of James Tobin-Anna Craig; ed S D Wes; Creighton U Coll of Law; mbr football team 1916; Gamma Eta Gamma; m Agnes L Hamm 1925 Gregory S D; s Thomas F, John James; d Mary Ann; emp in country bank; bank examiner; 1931- with Fed Intermediate Credit Bank of Omaha, now VP & treas; during World War enl in US army June 1917 2nd lt inf 34th div, O/S, disch July 1919; Amer Leg, comm at Belle Fourche S D; dir Comml Club, Belle Fourche S D; C of C; KC; Cathedral Parish Cath Ch; hobby, agriculture; res 3817 California, Omaha.

   TOBITT, EDITH: Librarian; b Hawkhurst, Kent Co, England Jan 16, 1868; d of George Tobitt-Ellen Butcher; ed Omaha HS; Pratt Inst, Brooklyn N Y; 1873 came with parents to Amer; 1887-98 staff mbr pub lib, 1898-1934 librarian, Omaha; 1934- ret because of ill health; formerly tchr; active in bldg Omaha lib to present size; Omaha & Council Bluffs. Librarians Club; Omaha Social Workers Club; ALA, mbr exec bd 1919-22, 1925-29; Neb Lib Assn, pres 1899-1900; Amer Lib Inst; St Barnabas Episc Ch; hobby, illuminated manuscripts; off City Library; res 3848 Cass, Omaha.

   TOMLINSON, CHARLES CREIGHTON: Dermatologist; b Villisca, Ia Aug 29, 1884; s of Creighton Charles Tomlinson-Saphronia Martin; ed Red Oak Ia HS; U of N, MD 1908; grad work Vanderbilt Clinic, New York City; Nu Sigma Nu; m Nellie Winn June 16, 1909 Omaha; d Margaret (Mrs William E Davis Jr); Elizabeth Creighton; 1908-09 interne Douglas Co Hosp, Omaha; 1909-16 prac med, Wakefield; 1916-17 prac med with Dr Alfred Schalek, 1917- prac med as sr ptr Drs Tomlinson & Cameron, Omaha; 1917- instr, later asst prof, assoc prof, prof & chmn of dept of dermatology & syphilology, U of N Coll of Med; consulting dermatologist UP RR; during World War mbr med advisory bd, recruiting service; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; Amer Acad of Dermatology & Syphilology; Mississippi Valley Dermatological Conf; Amer Dermatological Assn; Omaha Club; AF&AM 268; Tangier Shrine; Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, trees, farming; off 1520 Medical Arts Bldg; res 5215 Jackson, Omaha.

   TOMSU, FRANK J: Department Manager Clothing Co; b Omaha, Neb Mar 8, 1887; s of Frank J Tomsu- Anna ___; ed Omaha; m Mamie Stenzenberger Sept 6, 1911 Omaha; 1903-07 with Berg Swanson Clothing Co, Omaha; 1907-13 in clothing dept Brandeis Store, Omaha; 1913-14 in clothing dept Orkin Bros Dept Store, Omaha; 1914- mgr clothing dept, Neb Clothing Co, Omaha; C of C; BPOE 39; Cath Ch; Rep; hobbies, baseball, football; off Nebraska Clothing Co; res 5627 Jones, Omaha.

   TOWL, ROY NATHAN: Park Commissioner; b Chicago, Ill Mar 29, 1881; s of Erwin Towl-Charlotte Summers; ed Omaha South HS 1899; Armour Inst of Technology, Chicago Ill; Delta Tau Delta; m Zulu Remwick Sept 1, 1904 Omaha; s Andrew; d Charlotte (Mrs John Heslip), Dorothy (dec); 1903-04 resident engr IC RR, Central Miss; 1904- engr & consultant, Omaha; work includes soil conservation & flood control on Missouri River, central states drainage improvements, hydraulic investigation Mississippi Valley & Central Amer; real est development, city planning & pub improvement in Neb; 1918-21 pub improvements commr responsible for Dodge St & St Marys Ave regrading, Omaha; 1930- 33 commr fire & police depts, trained ofcrs & men in fire dept; 1933-36 mayor of Omaha; 1939-parks dept commr, Omaha; registered engr in Ia & Neb; Civic Improvement Coun; C of C; Omaha Engrs Club; Professional Mens Club; ASCE; Neb Engineering Soc; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Shrine; BPOE; Ak-Sar- Ben; Presby Ch; hobby, photography; off City Hall; res 506 S 57th, Omaha.

   TRAVIS, J CLYDE: Attorney; b Iowa City, Ia June 5, 1887; s of William F Travis-Eva Pardee; ed Omaha Central HS 1905; law coll, Creighton U Coll of Law 1915; Moser-Lampman Comml Coll, Omaha; grad court re-


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porter; Patrick Henry; m Gertrude C Fehrs June 16, 1918 Chicago Ill; s J Clyde Jr; d Dorothy L; 1915- prac law, Omaha; adm to prac before US supreme court & has actively advocated cases before this court several times; court reporter 5 years; during World war ent US army Aug 1917, comm 1st lt OTC, Fort Snelling, judge advocate 40th Inf, regimental gas ofcr, 78th inf regiment, instr US gas sch, Camp Kendrick N J until Armistice, res ofcr 5 years; past comm Amer Leg post 1; past pres Omaha Bar Assn; past exec VP Omaha Municipal Golf Assn; 1938-39 pres BPOE, past exalted ruler, past dep East Neb dist BPOE; Kountze Memorial Luth Ch; Rep, trustee Douglas Co Central Com; pres Hoover-Curtis Club, Douglas Co; past pres Abraham Lincoln Rep Club; hobbies, bowling, golf, Amer Legion; off 618 Keeline Bldg; res 92nd & Franklin, Omaha.

   TRESTER, LEONARD W: Manager Advertising Co; b Lincoln, Neb Mar 9, 1895; s of Lewis Henry Trester-Alice Wallace; ed Lincoln HS; U of N 1917; Chi Phi; m Mary Steele Feb 2, 1919 Hastings; s Leonard Steele; d Patricia; 1920-26 secy-treas Omaha Outdoor Advertising Co, 1926- mgr; dir Outdoor Advertising Assn of Ia, Outdoor Advertising Assn of Northern States, Otudoor Advertising Assn of Amer, Outdoor Advertising Assn Inc; 1917 state dir ARC; dir Jr ARC, state dir; state dir US Boys Working Res; 1920 state dir War Savings Stamps drive; 1936 dir C of C; 1935-39 pres Omaha Improvement Coun; natl counsellor US C of C, mbr construction & civic development com; Omaha Country Club; AF&AM; Episc Ch, mbr of vestry; Rep; hobbies, travel, fishing, hunting; off 3823 Leavenworth; res 528 S 37th, Omaha.

   TRIMBLE, JOHN CHARLES GORDON: President Wholesale Co; b Castle Bellingham, So Louth Ireland; s of John Phillip Trimble-Helena Gordon-Cuming; ed Omaha HS 1898; m Elizabeth Cameron June 11, 1898 Omaha; s John Charles Gordon Jr; d Elizabeth (Mrs William Fullaway), Jeannie C; when 15 years old emp in Branch & Co, Omaha fruit market, later emp by David Cole & J R Snyder; 1900-12 ptr of Mr Snyder, 1912- after death of Mr Snyder continued bus with brother; Western Fruit Jobbers of Amer; C of C; WOW; Foresters of Amer; AF&AM; RAM; Scot Rite; KT; Shrine; Mrs Trimble's grandfather homesteaded 1 mile west of Fort Crook 1854; Mrs Trimble trustee Child Saving Inst, mbr St Andrews Episc Ch; off 8th & Jackson; res 1116 Turner Blvd, Omaha.

   TRIMBLE, ROBERT STUART: Wholesale Merchant; b Papillion, Neb Apr 26, 1876; s of John Phillip Trimble-Helena Gordon Cuming; ed grade sch; English Episc Sch; m Bertha Hertzler 1905 Omaha; d Roberta (Mrs Robert H McCord); 1889-93 with Branch & Co, whol fruit; 1893-96 emp by David Cole in oyster & celery whol bus; 1896-1902 with Alex Riddell, butter, eggs & game; 1902-12 with J R Snyder in whol fruit bus; 1912 in Snyder Trimble Co; 1918- mbr Trimble Brothers, whole candy; Omaha Sales Mgrs Assn; C of C; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben, past gov 8 years; Internatl Soc for Cripplied Children; bd mbr Hattie B Munroe Home for Convalescing Children; past bd mbr Clarkson Hosp; past pres Neb Soc for Crippled Children; 20 years mbr SA bd; during World War mbr bd of food control for Neb; UCT; TPA; dir Rotary; Omaha Field Club; ARC; Omaha Club; BPOE; AF&AM; KT; Scot Rite; hobbies, work, helping others; res 106 S 55th, Omaha.

   TROYER, ROBERT RAYMOND: Attorney; b Lincoln, Neb Dec 16, 1900; s of Chester S Troyer-Florence Suter; ed Lincoln HS; U of N, LLB 1922; Phi Delta Theta; Phi Delta Phi; m Dorothy Darlow June 21, 1923 Omaha; s Thomas A, Robert Ruff; 1922- prac law, Omaha; 1929-32 pub defender; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; C of C, chmn speakers bur 1937-99, chmn newcomers com since 1939; PTA, VP; AF&AM 3; Scot Rite; master 1937; All Saints Episc Ch; Rep, mbr Douglas Co Central Com; father in groc bus, res of Lincoln 50 years; off 1231 City National Bank Bldg; res 964 S 58th, Omaha.

   TRUSTIN, HARRY: Professional Engineer; b Chicago, Ill Sept 15, 1893; s of Martin Trustin-Goldie Cherui; ed Omaha HS; Bur of Railway Edn, basic engineering course; m Besse Adler Mar 2, 1920 St Louis Mo; s Yale Francis; d Barbara Adler; 1908-15 mail boy, tracer, draftsman, rodman, field engr for UP RR, Omaha; 1915-18 supt of construction for Pickus Engineering & Construction Co, Sioux City Ia; 1919- ptr in firm Kraus & Trustin, engineering & construction firm, Omaha; city commr, city engr & supt of pub improvements; during World War ent US army 1918, O/S with 6th div 318th engrs, in action in Gerardemar sector in Vosges Mtns & Meuse-Argonne offensive in France, in army of occupation in Germany, disch 1919; 1928-29 comm Amer Leg; VFW; DAV; ASCE; 1924- scoutmaster & mbr exec com BSA; 1937- bd mbr of Urban League; Omaha Engrs Club; Neb Engineering Soc; Omaha Field Club; Highland Country Club, pres; Omaha Hebrew Club; C of C; Musik Verein; Ak-Sar-Ben; past pres B'nai B'rith; AF&AM 11; Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine; BPOE 39; IOOF; FOE; hobbies, golf, trap shooting; off Omaha City Hall; res 2435 Kansas Ave, Omaha.

   TRYON, CLYDE B: Typesetter; b Perry, Ia Sept 5, 1887; s of Elihu A Tryon-Elizabeth Auten; ed Perry & Fort Dodge Ia; m Winifred Terry June 24, 1912 Omaha; learned printing trade from father; emp in Donnelly & W F Hall Co plants, Chicago; 1910-14 appr linotype opr with Omaha World-Herald, Fremont Tribune & Lincoln Journal; 1914-19 owner & opr Omaha Typesetting Co, 1919 consolidated with Hogan Linotyping Co, & oprd as Hogan-Tryon Co until 1922; 1922- owner & opr indep bus Clyde B Tryon, Typesetter, Omaha; opr trade composition plant, sets type for printers, lithographers & advertising agencies; Internatl Trade Composition Assn, mbr trades custom com; Rotary; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Tangier Shrine; Trinity Episc Ch; hobbies, travel by auto; father (dec 1933) newspaper man & printer, estab & published Perry Ia Bulletin. also with W M Maupin, published a magazine Ia Editor, in printing bus in Omaha prior to 1920 when ret & moved to Pasadena Cal; off 406 S 12th; res 4404 Walnut, Omaha.

   TUNISON, GEORGE M'GREGOR: Attorney; b Parkersburg, Ia Dec 20, 1882; s of James Wellington Tunison-Catherine McGregor; ed Cozad HS 1899; U of N, BA 1906, LLB 1908; Phi Alpha Tau; Delta Upsilon; Phi Delta Phi; m Otis Wakefield Hassler Aug 4, 1915 Portland Ore; d Mary Elizabeth, Catherine McGregor; 1909-gen law prac, Omaha, mbr firm of Jefferis & Howell, later Jefferis Howell & Tunison, then Howell Tunison & Joyner, 1936- Tunison & Joyner; 1911-12 special atty for US secy of interior; atty for Shosshone Indians of Wyo, in cases before US court of claims & US supreme court; mbr bd of edn; trustee Presby Theological Seminary; Omaha Douglas Co Bar Assn, past pres; Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C; Omaha Country Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Shrine; Presby Ch; Rep, 1908 mgr Neb St speakers bur; hobby, trout fishing, off 1212 First National Bank Bldg; res 5115 Webster, Omaha.

   TUSA, ANTON J: Election Commissioner; b Verdigre, Neb Jan 13, 1881; s of John Tusa-Mary Trintina; ed Jackson Minn; Omaha Comml Coll; m Mary C Hynek Oct 3, 1906 Omaha; s Francis J; 1904-13 emp by Cudahy Packing Co, Omaha; 1913-19 state food inspector; 1919-34 with Travelers Ins Co, Omaha; 1934- election commr, also jury commr; C of C; Czech Civic Alliance; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Sokol; BPOE 39; Cath Workmen; KC; Cath Ch; Dem, mbr fifth ward Dem Club; hobbies, baseball, bowling, fishing; parents came from Bohemia to Amer 1865, first settled in Chicago, later moved to Knox Co; off Courthouse; res 1414 Center, Omaha.

   TVRDIK, CHARLES FRANCIS: Supervisor & Senator; b Omaha, Neb May 9, 1903; s of Francis Joseph Tvrdik-Frances Vodicka; ed Omaha, South HS; Boyles Bus Coll; LaSelle Extn U; m Agnes Cecelia Vondra June 6, 1927 Omaha; s Charles, Francis Jr; d Charlotte Mae, Maxine Therese; 1918- chief bill clk, Joint Railway Agcy, Omaha; 1935- State Senate; Peoples Forum; Polish Improvement Club; South Omaha Mchts; Assn; Vinton Comml Club; Better Omaha Club; SE Improvement Club, pres since 1934; Highland Park Improvement Club; Improvement Club; Mandan Improvement Club; Fedn of Czech Socs, pres improvement com; Cath Sokol, financial secy 11 years, past dist physical dir & local instr; FOE; Cath Workmen, past pres; Cath Ch; Dem, pres Roosevelt-Garner Club, past pres SE Political Club; 1931-34 del to co convs, 1934 chmn 6th ward Central Com; hobbles, physical culture, reading; off Livestock Exchange Bldg, res 5239 S 19th, Omaha.

   TYLER, ALBERT FRANKLIN: Radiologist; b Logan Co, Ill Mar 14, 1881; s of George Washington Tyler-Sarah Jane Tracy; ed Neb Wes Acad 1900; Neb Wes, BSc 1904; Creighton U, MD 1907; Phi Kappa



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Phi; Phi Rho Sigma; m Charlotte Ellen Roe Sept 23, 1908 Omaha; A Edward; d Ellen Jean (Mrs Eugene T Stromberg); attending radiologist St Josephs Hosp 1907-33; 1915- radiologist, Immanuel Hosp; 1917-33 prof clinical radiology, Creighton U Coll of Med; 1921- 22, editor Journal of Radiology; 1923-30 managing editor Archives of Physical Therapy; awarded Gold Key 1932 by Amer Congress of Physical Therapy for contribution to electro-surgery & radium therapy; 1913- trustee Neb Wes; author of Periostits Detected by X-ray 1912; Urinary Calculi, Value of X-ray in their Diagnosis 1914; The Fulguration Treatment of Certain New Growths 1914; Colloid Cyst of the Appendix 1915; Colles Fractures, Important Features 1915; Bone Pathology as Revealed by the Roentgen Ray, with Suggestions as to Treatment 1915; Unusual Kidney Stone 1916; Pathological Fractures Due to Syphilis of Bone 1917; Multiple Sarcomatosis Secondary to Small Round Cell Sarcoma of the Buttock 1919; Safety Pin in the Lung Five Years 1919; Injection of Gas into the Peritoneal Cavity for Diagnostic & Therapeutic Purposes 1920; The Treatment of Uterine Hemorrhage by Radiotherapy 1920; Diverticula of the Duodenum 1921; Cancers of the Skin & Mucous Membrane 1921; Radiation Treatment of Uterine Cancer 1922; Effect of Radiation Therapy on Lungs & Pleura 1922; Carcinoma of the Lingual Thyroid with Metastases in the Lung 1923; X-ray Therapy in Actino- mycosis 1924; Surgical Diathermy in the Treatment of Benign Skin Blemishes 1924; Fundamental Principles in X-ray Diagnosis of Diseases of the Gastro-Intestinal Tract 1924; What is Diathermy & How Does It Act on Tissue 1926; Pyelography as an Aid to Genito-UrInary Diagnosis 1926; Carcinoma of the Thyroid 1927; Physical Therapy in Fungus Disease 1929; History of Medicine in Neb 1929; Radiation Treatment of Cancer of the Uterine Cervix 1930; Electro-coagulation in Cancer 1931; Treatment of Epitheliomas by Physical Methods 1931; Treatment of Bronchial Carcinoma by Electro- coagulation, Radium Implants & High Voltage X-ray 1932; Carcinoma of Oral Cavity 1932; Radium Treatment of Angiomata 1933; Radiation Therapy in Carcinoma of Uterine Cervix 1933; Fibromyoma of Vaginal Wall 1934; Cancers of the Face & Oral Cavity 1935; Demonstration of Results of Radiation Therapy in Hopelessly Inoperable Carcinomas 1935; Radiation in Cancer of the Breast 1936; Tempo- ramandibular Joint Syndrome 1938; Enlarged Thymus 1939; 1918 pres Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St Med Assn; Omaha Roentgen Soc, pres 1918-20; Omaha Midwest Clinical Soc; fellow AMA; FACP; Amer Roentgen Ray Soc, secy central section 1916-18; British Roentgen Soc; Amer Radium Soc; Natl Geographic Soc; AAAS; Radiological Soc of N Amer, pres 1920; pres Amer Congress of Physical Therapy 1933; mbr publication com Neb St Med Journal; Rotary, dir 3 years; C of C, mbr publicity com 1916-18; 1917-18 chmn personnel com Neb YMCA, asst treas; BPOE; First Meth Ch, trustee; hobbies, old medical books, photography; off 1216 Medical Arts Bldg; res 4911 Underwood Ave, Omaha.

   TYLER, CHARLES R: Merchandise Broker; b Green Bay, Wis Feb 23, 1878; s of Winslow C Tyler-Mary Parks; ed Redwood Falls Minn; Sioux City Ia; m Grace Nash May 29, 1900 Sioux City Ia; s Charles R Jr; d Edith Royal (Mrs Robert Olmsted); 1893-97 off boy & clk C Shenkberg Co at Sioux City Ia, 1897- 1902 buyer; 1902-19 mgr Russell Brokerage Co, Sioux City Ia; 1919-22 mgr canned goods dept Russell Brokerage Co at Kansas City, 1922- branch mgr Omaha; 1922-35 dir one of principal Ak-Sar-Ben Shows; 1889-1919 active in singing for Masons, Elks & in church work, Sioux City Ia; past pres Omaha Brokers Assn; Natl Brokers Assn; C of C; Omaha Field Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Episc Ch; Rep; hobbies, fishing, singing, 1889-93 in boys choir and handled boys soprano solos with mother as organist; off 319 WOW Bldg; res 720 N 57th Ave, Omaha.

   UNDELAND, EDWARD A: Real Esstate Dealer; b Ulvik, Norway Apr 9, 1893; s of Andrew L Undeland-Barbara Campbell; ed Omaha Central HS; U of N, 1916; Alpha Tau Omega; m Anne Russell Feb 22, 1919 Omaha; s Richard E, James R; came with parents to US 1894, settled in Omaha; 1919-24 with father in mfg co, A L Undeland Co, Omaha; 1924- in real est bus, Omaha, 1926 estab & became pres F A Undeland Co; during World War 1st lt, unattached 1 year; Amer Leg post 1; pres 1939 Omaha Real Estate Bd; Natl Assn of Real Est Bds; C of C; Rep; hobbies, fishing, hunting, golf; father was vice consul of Norway 25 years; off 612 Electric Bldg; res 424 N 41st, Omaha.

   UPDIKE, ROBERT BROWNING: President Lumber & Coal Co; b Harvard, Neb; s of Edward Updike-Mary Stout; ed Harvard; Lawrenceville N J Prep Sch, mile runner; U of N 1905; Eastman Bus Coll, Poughkeepsie N Y; Phi Delta Theta; m Winifred Sherman, Lincoln; d Mary (Mrs Edward Sickel Jr), Lorraine Louise, Anne Williston; 1905-06 in accounting dept, 1906-09 mgr, 1908- pres Updike Lbr & Coal Co, Omaha; owns int in Updike Grain Co; 1925- pres Reynolds-Updike Coal Co; ptr in Hamilton & Updike farms in Mo, also has farming ints in Neb; C of C; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Club; life mbr Natl Pigeon Assn; First Presby Ch; Rep; father (dec) GAR veteran came to Neb 1880, org Union State Bank of Harvard; hobby, fancy utility pigeons; off 4500 Dodge; res 5122 Webster, Omaha.

   UPHAM, LYNNE DARRELL: Insurance Agent; b Parkman, Ohio June 24, 1875; s of Sharon Upham-Jeannette Ormiston; ed Des Moines Ia; m Mabel B Brause Apr 21, 1902 Bucyrus O; d Virginia Charlotte; 1895-1908 state mgr at Des Moines Ia for Preferred Accident Ins Co of N Y & ptr in Upham Bros Ins Co, Des Moines; 1908 agt Los Angeles Preferred Accident Ins Co, Los Angeles; 1909- owner & opr Lynne D Upham Inc Co, Omaha; Omaha Assn of Ins Agts; C of C, mbr 20 years; Rotary, mbr 20 years; Omaha Athletic Club, dir; ARC; AF&AM 11; Episc Ch; Rep; hobby, fishing; off 1221 City National Bank Bldg; res Athletic Club, Omaha.

   UREN, CLAUDE T: Physician; b Lead, S D June 18, 1887; s of Thomas Uren-Gertrude Huffman; ed Lead S D HS; U of Mich, MD 1910, 1910-13 special study in ear, nose & throat; Phi Beta Pi, pres 1910; m Irma Wiedeman Jan 16, 1916 Omaha (dec 1924); s Tom; d Jane, Marjorie, Sally; m Gertrude Reidy Jan 28, 1926 Omaha; 1913- prac med, specialist in ear, nose & throat, Omaha; 1914- prof of ear, nose & throat, Creighton U; 1921- dir ear, nose & throat dept St Joseph Hosp; 1915- staff mbr Douglas Co Hosp; during World War enl US army Sept 1917, capt med res corps, AS, 7 mos O/S, disch Apr 1919; pres 1938-39 Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; AMA; ACS; Amer Otological Soc; Amer Acad of Otolaryngology & Ophthalmology; VP 1932 Amer Laryngological, Rhinological & Otological Soc; Omaha Athletic Club; Trinity Cathedral Episc Ch; Rep; hobbies, golf, work with hard of hearing sch children; off 517 City National Bank Bldg; res 1836 N 52nd, Omaha.

   VANCE, VERNE WIDNEY: Attorney; b Clarinda, Ia Apr 19, 1900; s of Charles Louis Vance-Lena Widney; ed Omaha HS 1919; Creighton U; Washington U, LLB 1923; Phi Delta Phi; m June Henckler May 2, 1931 St Louis Mo; s Verne Widney Jr; d Phyllis June; 1923-28 ptr of Byron G Burbank in law firm, Omaha; 1928-29 mbr law firm Shotwell & Ready, Omaha; 1929- mbr law firm Shotwell & Vance, Omaha; past treas & past mbr exec com Omaha Bar Assn; Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C; past mbr Jr C of C, past pres Omaha ch; past dir & treas Neb Jr C of C; past dir US Jr C of C, recd distinguished service award 1935, 2nd awarded in Omaha; mbr bd of gov Comm Chest; trustee Child Saving Inst; dir & counsel Better Bus Bur; past pres Washington U Alumni Fund Assn; trustee Omaha Air Race Assn, past VP; Young Businessmens Assn of Omaha; Small Businessmens Assn of Omaha, secy-treas; AF&AM 1; Dundee Presby Ch, trustee; Rep, mbr Douglas Co Central Com, past mbr Neb St Central Com, past pres; past mbr Douglas Co YR Club; hobbies, family, sports, boys work; off 1937 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 503 S 57th. Omaha.

   VAUGHN, ROBERT ALLEN: Landscaper; b Omaha, Neb May 3, 1888; s of C C Vaughn-Hulda Arvilla Marshall; ed Omaha; m Martha Beienhagen Aug 22, 1912 Omaha; 1907-20 in landscaping & carpenter bus, Omaha; 1920-25 in transfer bus; 1925- in landscaping & fertilizing bus, only Omaha person recognized by US govt as specialist in chemical fertilizing, one of 650 in US; 1939- distributor Peggy Vaughn candies; Dem; hobbies, horseshoes, cards, helping others; off 4012 Cuming; res 4012 Cuming, Omaha.

   VENGER, MOSES ARTHUR: Wholesale Candy & Tobacco Dealer; b Fremont, Neb Feb 24, 1899; s of Max Venger-Esther Vincent; ed Geneva HS 1916; m Ruth Wintroub Mar 10, 1929 Omaha; s Jerry Louis; 1916-24 in merc bus, Merna & Geneva; 1924- in whol candy, tobacco & fountain supplies bus, Omaha; C of C, Tribe of Yessir; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Highland Country Club; AF&AM 171; BPOE 39; Beth-El Synagogue,


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mbr exec bd; Rep; hobbies, golf, football, athletics; off 815 S 13th; res 2030 N 53rd, Omaha.

   VICKERS, HARRY J: Manager Refining Co; b Kewanee, Ill Oct 15, 1888; s of Jonathan Vickers-Mary Louis; ed Alvo; m Ann Daniels Dec 2, 1916 Omaha; 1911-13 emp in Sherwin-Williams Paint Co, Omaha; 1913-15 billing clk, 1915-17 salesman Falls City territory, later tsfrd to Ia, 1917-19 div field man at Dubuque Ia, 1919-33 div mgr at Dubuque Ia, 1933- div mgr at Omaha for Natl Refining Co, Omaha; C of C; Ad-Sell League; Omaha Athletic Club; Uni Club, Lincoln; AF&AM 49, Dubuque Ia; DeMolay, Clinton Ia; hobbies, hunting, golf; res 5612 Harney, Omaha.

   VIERLING, ADOLPH J: Retired; b Cincinnati, O May 16, 1852; s of Francis C Vierling-Carolina Josephine Fulmer; ed Chicago Ill, Hayden Sch 1863; night sch, Chicago 1863-68; Chicago Sch 1868- 69; m Kate Luella Organ Oct 20, 1876 Chicago Ill; s Raymond W, Frank R; d Luella Clara (Mrs Wallace C Heinsbeimer), Claire Mabel (Mrs Hale R Bixby); 1863-64 emp in planing mill, Chicago Ill; 1864- 65 emp in law off of Blodgett & Wilson, Chicago; 1865-68 emp in Dake Bakery, Chicago; 1868-89 while in sch carried papers, emp in groc store; 1869-71 emp by N S Bouton & Co, 1871 after Chicago fire worked on Van Buren & Lake St bridges, Chicago; 1872-75 learned iron molding trade in N S Bouton & Co foundry; 1875-81 with W T Keenan Stockyards, 1881-86 sold hogs & sheep; 1886-1909 mgr & part owner, 1909-32 pres, 1933-37 chmn of bd, Paxton & Vierling Iron Works Inc, Omaha; 1937- ret; 1889 helped org Builders & Traders Exchange; 1889 ch mbr Comml Club which became C of C, chmn mfrs com 1912; 1890 ch mbr Omaha Field Club; 1914 ch mbr Omaha Athletic Club; BPOE 39, mbr since 1908; St Andrews Episc Ch; Rep; hobby, making success of work; res 1317 S 35th Ave, Omaha.

   VINER, HARRY H: President Storage & Warehouse Co; b Wales Nov 17, 1881; s of William Viner-Ellen Meredith; ed Poughkeepsie N Y; Eastman Bus Coll, Poughkeepsie N Y 1899; m Clara D Nessley Oct 7, 1903 Omaha; d Eleanore M; 1900-17 clk UP RR, Omaha; 1917-19 mgr, 1919- pres Pacific Storage & Warehouse Co, Omaha, estab 1898 & only exclusive mdse ware house in Omaha; Amer Warehouse Men's Assn; C of C; Concord Club; trustee Clarkson Memorial Hosp; AF&AM 1; York & Scot Rites; Tangier Shrine; Trinity Cathedral Episc Ch, vestryman; off 1007 & 911 Jones; res 5104 Western Ave, Omaha.

   VOGEL, KARL EUGEN: Vice-President & General Manager Steel Works; b Chelsea, Mich May 3, 1883; s of Israel Vogel-Freidreiche Wagner; ed Chelsea Mich HS; U of Mich, BSc 1905; m Mary C Wood Dec 21, 1912 Omaha; s John Phillip; d Mary Fredericka, Ann Elizabeth, 1905-11 engr & shop exec Amer Bridge Co, Ambridge Penn, Detroit Mich & Toledo O; 1911- with Omaha Steel Works, first as shop supt, later asst gen mgr, now VP; chief engr Plattsmouth bridge; during World War plant under govt control & awarded certificate for war work; ASCE; past pres Omaha Mfrs Assn; past pres Neb Mfrs Assn; dir & past pres Central Fabricators Assn; Dir Amer Inst of Steam Construction; Amer Soc for Testing Materials; Omaha Engrs Club; dir Omaha Builders Exchange; mbr com on plant welfare Natl Assn of Mfrs;. C of C; Kiwanis; Happy Hollow Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM; KT; Shrine; Kountze Memorial Luth Ch, VP of coun 19 years; hobbies, flower raising, stamp collecting; off 609 S 48th; res 3724 Lincoln Blvd, Omaha.

   VOJIR, JOSEPH A: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Mar 4, 1894; s of Joseph Vojir-Elizabeth Forman; ed Omaha; Creighton Prep; Creighton U, LLB 1925; m Jennie M Petru June 23, 1919 Omaha; d Betty Jane; 1907-12 printer for Colonial Press, Omaha; 1912-25 P O clk; 1925-32 mbr law firm Johnson, Moorehead & Rine, later Johnson Rine & Marshall; 1932- mbr law firm Fred N Hellner & G H Seig; Douglas Co & Neb St Bar Assns; Tel Jed Sokol, pres Uranek Chundelak dist; supreme counselor Cath Workmen; BPOE; KC; hobby, music; parents came from Czechoslovakia, father 1879, mother 1888; off 518 Insurance Bldg; res 1450 S 12th, Omaha.

   VOTAVA, JOSEPH THOMAS: Attorney; b Butler Co, Neb Dec 21, 1885; s of Joseph Votava-Antonia Kalenda; ed Fremont Normal 1903; U of N, BA LLB 1911; Phi Beta Kappa; m Anna Louise Dusatko Aug 18, 1916 Omaha; d Mary Louise, Josephine Joanne; 1903-04 sch tchr, Loma; 1904- 05 sch tchr, Brock; 1905-07 tchr, Milligan; 1911-12 prac law with A W Jefferies, Omaha; 1912-20 prac law with Myron L Learned; 1920-26 priv law prac; 1926- prac law with Joseph J McGroarty, 1935 Edward Sklenicka; ent firm 1935 apptd US atty for Neb; pres Union B & L Assn; mbr Neb constitutional conv 1919; 1913 apptd Douglas Co dep atty; Douglas Co, Neb St, & Amer Bar Assns; Cath Ch; Dem; off Union State Bank Bldg; res 661 N 57th Ave, Omaha.

   WAECHTER, FRANK EDWARD: Vice-President & Sales Manager; b Harper, Ia July 30, 1883; s of Matthias Waechter-Catherine Jakobs; ed Harper Ia HS; m Lillian Agnes Shumaker Dec 24, 1908 Sioux City Ia; s John Howard, Carroll William, Frank Edward, Theodore Richard; d Frances Lillian (Mrs H P Oathout), Dorothea Catherine, Helen Ruth, Marjorie Eloise, Elizabeth Lou; 1898-1903 clk Levi Bower Gen Store, Harper Ia; 1903-10 emp in off of John Morrell & Co Ottumwa Ia; 1910-15 salesman for H J Heinz Co, Chicago Ill; 1915-18 off mgr at Boston Mass, 1918-23 mgr Boston branch, 1923-25 supt eastern branches with hdqrs at Boston, 1925-33 gen sales mgr at Omaha, 1933- VP & sales mgr, Fairmont Creamery Co; Natl Poultry, Butter & Egg Assn; C of C; Rotary; Happy Hollow Golf Club; Ad-Sell League; AF&AM, Shrine; First Meth Ch; Rep; hobbies, golf, driving auto; off 1201 Jones; res 5046 Chicago, Omaha.

   WALKER, ARTHUR WILLIAM: Sales Engineer; b Omaha, Neb Oct 14, 1896; s of William Walker-Christina Pettengill; ed Omaha Central HS 1915; U of N, BSc 1922; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Sigma Tau; 1924- with Neb Power Co, 1927- indep sales engr, Omaha; during World War enl in US army June 1918 Great Lakes naval training station, disch Dec 1918; Amer Leg post 1; Omaha Engrs Club; Ad-Sell League; com mbr Natl Com for Music Appreciation; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; secy & pres Round Table Club; Cosmopolitan Club; AF&AM 303; Dem; hobby, study of economics & govt; off Neb Power Co; res 706 N 49th, Omaha.

   WALL, GEORGE G: Superintendent of Car Service & Refrigeration; b Ogden, Utah Nov 17, 1884; s of George C Wall-Mary Monaghan; ed Ogden Utah HS; correspondence course in refrigeration engineering; m Ann R Rotzler Oct 15, 1918 Salt Lake City Utah; d Peggy, Helen, Cora; 1902-07 call boy &,various clerical positions for UP RR; 1907-08 agt Pacific Fruit Express Co at Pocatello Ida, 1908-10 chief clk & supt at Ogden Utah, 1910-13 traveling agt at Ogden & San Francisco, 1913-22 asst supt of ice plants at San Francisco, 1922-30 supt of refrigeration at Omaha, 1930- supt car service & refrigeration; 1934 pres Natl Assn of Mechanical & Refrigerating Engrs; Omaha Traffic Club; Omaha Engrs Club; Omaha Field Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; KC grand knight 1910, Ogden Utah; Blessed Sacrament Cath Ch; hobbies, baseball, football, golf; off 1416 Dodge; res 6520 N 32nd, Omaha.

   WALLACE, NOEL S: Architect; b Edinburgh, Scotland Dec 24, 1887; s of James Wallace-Lucy Wood; ed Edinburgh Scotland; West of Scotland Technical Coll, Glasgow Scotland; Glasgow Sch of Art; appr with firm of Sir John Burnet; m Ethel Downs Apr 29, 1913 Greenville Penn; s David, Donald; 1911 came to Amer; 1911-12 mbr architectural firm McKinley & White, New York City; 1912-13 mbr firm Jannsen & Abbot, architects, Pittsburgh Penn; 1913-17 mbr firm Richard Wetting, architects, designed plans for Capitol, Salt Lake City Utah; 1917-21 with George Prinz, architect, Omaha; contracts included Northwestern Bell Tele Co & Ak-Sar-Ben Stadium; 1921-30 with James Allan, architect; 1930- priv architectural prac, Omaha; assoc architect Logan Fontenelle Homes Project & Logan Fontenelle addition; Omaha Engrs Club; Neb Ch Amer Inst of Architects; C of C; Kiwanis; Presby Ch; Indep; hobby, fishing; off 556 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 5520 Howard, Omaha.

   WALLACE, ROBERT B: Retired; b Preble Co, O July 22, 1859; s of Col John Wallace-Mary Brown; ed Monmouth Ill Acad; Monmouth Ill Coll, BA & MA 1881; m Lottie T Ridell Apr 8, 1885 Independence Mo; s Fred Brown; d Theresa (Mrs J Wallace Turnbull); 1881 came to Neb; 1881-84 bought int & oprd Pawnee City Enterprise; 1884 owner & opr Omaha Evening Dispatch 6 mos; also Lincoln correspondent for Omaha Bee during legislative session 1885; 1886-1901 circulation mgr Weekly Omaha Bee; 1912-16 advertising mgr Payne Investment Co, Omaha; 1916-17 publisher Greeley Colo Sun; 1917- 37 editor Midwest Hotel Reporter, Omaha; 1937- ret, Omaha; ch mbr Central United Presby Ch, author of church



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history 1937, ofcr, past del to convs; Rep, has att convs; hobbies, writing & publishing sayings, thoughts & original verses; res 6339 N 31st, Omaha.

   WALSH, PATRICK KIERAN: Funeral Director; b Humboldt, Neb Nov 1, 1889; s of John Francis Walsh-Katherlne E Murphy; ed Humboldt HS; PSTC; m Josephine Dougherty Apr 9, 1917 Omaha; s John Francis, Charles Patrick, Robert James; 1907-10 tchr, Humboldt; 1911-18 state agt fire ins co, Neb; 1919-32 VP & mgr Natl Security Fire Ins Co, Omaha; 1932- mgr Hoffman Mortuary, Omaha; C of C; BPOE; KC; Cath Ch; hobby, fire prevention work with C of C; off 24th & Dodge; res 4909 California, Omaha.

   WALTERS, ELVYN L "RIP": General Manager & Purchasing Agent; b York Co, Neb Aug 9, 1888; s of Joseph S Walters-Sylvia Miller; ed Table Grove Ill HS; m Edith Irvin Jan 26, 1910 Grand Island; d Evelyn Lucille, Sylva Mary; 1893-95 emp on ranch, Hitchcock Co; 1895-96 emp by Payne & Leek mattress factory, Lincoln; 1896-1905 clk, Sanderson Shoe Store, Mayer Bros Clothing Co, Gold & Co, Adams Express Co, Lincoln; 1905- shipping clk, Western Newspaper Union, 1905-15 shipping clk at Lincoln, 1915-17 asst mgr, 1917-19 asst mgr at Wichita Kas, 1919-22 mgr Lincoln branch, 1922- 38 gen mgr at Omaha, 1938- gen purchasing agt & gen mgr 36 branches; maj & capt, Comm Chest; pres Omaha Exec Assn 1933; Rotary, past dir & gen chmn dist conf; C of C, mbr publicity com 12 years; Ak-Sar-Ben; dir Happy Hollow Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Omaha Motor Club; AF&AM 54; Scot Rite, 32o; Sesostris Shrine; hobbies, hunting, golf; off 621 S 15th; res 5301 Western Ave, Omaha.

   WARNER, CECILE GLADYS: Auditor & Treasurer Dairy Co; b Syracuse, Neb; d of Frank S Warner-Etta M Banes; ed Lincoln HS; U of N, BSc 1920; 1920-21 head bkkpr Roberts Dairy at Lincoln, 1921-26 off mgr Omaha branch, 1926- auditor & accounting mgr at Omaha, 1928- treas; Internatl Assn of Milk Dlrs; women's div C of C; pres Altrusa 1939-40; First Central Congl Ch; off 2901 Cuming; res 4902 Capitol Ave, Omaha.

   WATKINS, J B: Lumber Dealer; b Aurora, Ill Aug 8, 1861; s of John B Watkins-___; ed Clinton Ia; m Maude Hayward Oct 19, 1892 South Omaha; s John Burton, Erwin Carl, Charles Willis; d Lonio (Mrs ___ Stimson), Helen (Mrs ___ Manchester); 1882-84 in lbr bus, Shell Lake Wis, 1884- 87 St Paul Minn; 1887-89 emp by George A Hoagland Lbr Co; 1889- owner & opr J R Watkins Lbr Co, Omaha; South Omaha Mchts Assn; C of C; AF&AM 1; Tangier Shrine; RAM; KT; BPOE; res 2514 E, Omaha.

   WATSON, FAY V: President Transportation Co; b Wahoo, Neb Feb 9, 1909; s of Ernest Watson-Helma Chilquist; ed Nebraska City; m Catherine Chapman 1936 Aurora; 1926- with brothers Ray & Tom owner & opr Watson Brothers Transportation Co of Neb City & Omaha, 1931 inc; off 802 S 14th; res 534 S 31st, Omaha.

   WEATHERLY, ORVILLE ERWIN: Treasurer Street Railway Co; b Hopkins, Mo Apr 11, 1891; s of Charles W Weatherly-Sarah Smith; ed Shenandoah Ia HS 1910; Western Normal, Shenandoah Ia; Dubuque Bus Coll, Des Moines; Boyles Bus Coll, Omaha; m Rose Goldie Anderson Oct 26, 1918 Griswold Ia; 1915 emp by UP RR; 1918 emp by B&O RR; 1916- emp by Omaha & Council Bluffs Street Railway, 1917- 31 secy to gen mgr, 1934- treas; during World War enl Apr 11, 1918, Great Lakes 6 mos, N Y receiving station 1, disch Dec 29, 1918; Ad-Sell League; AF&AM 259, Council Bluffs Ia; hobbies, aviation golf; off 513 Service Life Bldg, Omaha; res Lake Manawa, Council Bluffs Ia.

   WEAVER, J H: Secretary & Treasurer Milling Co; b Philadelphia, Penn June 26, 1888; s of Thomas Baxter Weaver-Anna Taylor; ed Philadelphia Penn HS 1907; m Adelaide Nicholas Jan 1, 1918 New York City, N Y; s Joseph H Jr; d Ann Hyatt; 1907-20 with Northwestern Consolidated Milling Co, Minneapolis, 1908-20 salesman Buffalo, N Y; 1920- with Neb Consolidated Milling Co, 1920-22 eastern sales mgr, 1922- sales mgr & secy-treas, Omaha; during World War enl 1917, priv Fort Jay N Y. 17 mos O/S, MTD med dep, at signing of Armistice master hosp sgt; Omaha Grain Exchange, past pres; past pres Neb Millers Assn; C of C; hobbies, baseball, basketball; off Neb Consolidated Mills; res 5106 Chicago, Omaha,

   WEBB, ROBERT JUDSON: Attorney; b Fremont, Neb July 1, 1887; s of Judson C Webb-Agnes O'Brien; ed Fremont; St Mary's Coll, St Mary's Kas; Mich Mil Acad, Orchard Lake Mich; Fremont Coll; U of N; Creighton U, LLB 1911; m Ethel Byrne June 7, 1918 Kansas City Mo; d Mary Alice; 1911 adm to Neb bar; 1911- prac law, Omaha; 1913-34 mbr law firm Mulfinger & Webb, Omaha; 1934- mbr law firm Webb, Sheehan & Kelley, later became Webb, Beber, Klutznick & Kelley; during World War enl in US army June 1917 Omaha, 6th Neb- inf, Camp Cody, Deming N, M, Camp Funston Kas 164th depot brigade, commd lt July 11, 1918, disch Nov 30, 1918; Amer Leg post 1, past comm, mbr Americanism com; 40 & 8; Omaha, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Club; C of C; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; BPOE; KC, past faithful navigator 4o assembly; St Margaret Marys Cath Ch trustee; hobby, Amer Leg activities; off Service Life Bldg; res 5108 Cass, Omaha.

   WEBSTER, JOHN POTTER: President Real Estate & Investment Co; b Omaha, Neb May 18, 1889; s of John Robinson Webster-Gertrude M Potter; ed Omaha Central HS 1906; U of Mich, BA 1911; mbr glee club, basketball team & lettered in tennis; Delta Tau Delta; m Katherine Miller Beeson June 9, 1914 Omaha; s William Beeson; 1911-16 secy City Trust Co, Omaha; 1916- with father in real est & investment bus, Omaha; during World War 2nd lt in US army; 1927-28 pres Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; AF&AM, 32o; father came to Omaha 1886, estab Webster-Howard Lied & Co Agcy, past regent U of N, gen mgr of CB&Q RR & pres John R Webster Co; off 1540 City National Bank Bldg; res 703 N 57th, Omaha.

   WEINGARTEN, JOHN W: Attorney; b Aurora, Neb June 16, 1890; 9 of William Weingarten-Bertha Terpstra; ed Aurora HS; Creighton U, LLB 1914; Aurora Bus Coll; m Kathro Lusk Oct 19, 1917 Omaha; s John L, William H; 1909-10 steno, & clk for Byron Clark, atty at Plattsmouth, 1910-12 at Lincoln, 1912-14 steno & clk at Omaha also with CB&Q RR; 1914 adm to Neb bar; 1914-32 atty for CB&Q RR; 1932- dist atty CB&Q RR, Omaha; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; Omaha Athletic Club; C of C; First Central Congl Ch; Rep; hobbies, reading, walking; off 1004 Farnam; res 4818 Chicago.

   WEISSKOPF, WALTER ALBERT: Economics Instructor; b Vienna, Austria Nov 14, 1904; s of Emil Weisskopf-Martha Gut; ed Vienna HS 1921; U of Vienna, JD 1927; grad work U of Geneva, Switzerland; Cambridge U; Amer U, Washington D C; Columbia U; Chicago U; m Gertrude F Rosenfeld Apr 27, 1937 Vienna Austria; 1928-38 prac law, Vienna Austria, specialist in labor relations; 1938 came to US; 1938-39 did research work with Dr William M Leiserson, who was chmn Natl Railway Mediation Bd, now chmn Natl Labor Relations Bd; did research for Industrial Relations Counsellors Inc; wrote articles on Labor Problems in US; author of numerous articles & papers on labor economics; 1939- instr in economics & social science, Omaha U; hobbies, tennis, skiing, hiking; off Omaha U; res 1609 S 52nd, Omaha.

   WELCH, JOHN W: Retired; b Tipton. Ia Jan 14, 1874; s of Denis Welch-Mary A Gilmore; ed Tipton Ia HS 1890; U of Ia, PhG 1892; m Gertrude Fall Mershow 1899 Indianapolis Ind; s John Mershow; d Gertrude Irene; 1892 emp in drug store, Davenport Ia; 1894-97 emp in drug store, Mechanicsville Ia; 1901-02 traveled for Chamber Med Co, Des Moines Ia; 1903-37 org chain of restaurants at Lincoln, Des Moines Ia, Omaha & Kansas City Mo; 1937- ret, Omaha; 1937- exec secy Neb Humane Soc; 1932 mbr natl coun of NRA apptd by President Roosevelt; 1936 apptd by Gov Cochran on Unemployment & Compensation Appeal Tribune; C of C; 1918 pres Rotary; first pres Amer Restaurant Assn; pres Neb Kennel Club; asst secy Amer Humane Assn; 10 years dir Neb Power Co; state chmn & dir Amer Red Star Animal Relief; KC 4o; Cath Ch; off 924 N 21st; res 7716 military Road, Omaha.

   WELCH, LAWRENCE F: Judge; b Indianapolis, Ind Sept 17, 1908; s of Patrick J Welch-Catherine Quinn; ed Creighton HS; Creighton U, LLB; Gamma Eta Gamma; m Corrine Morearty Oct 26, 1936 Omaha; s Laurie, Gordon; d Carol; 1933 asst chief clk, Neb house of representatives; judge Neb Workmen's Compensation Court; mbr Creighton U Alumni Assn; Safety Engrs Club; BPOE; KC; Cath Ch; off Douglas Co courthouse; res 429 N 38th Ave, Omaha.

   WELCH, MICHAEL JAMES: Retired; b Sarpy Co, Neb Territory Sept 23, 1863; s of Thomas Welch-Ann Donahoe; ed Sarpy Co; m Mary Johnson


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