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Who's Who in Nebraska - Abbreviations
Copyright 1940
Nebraska Press Association

A & M		Agricultural & Mechanical
A&P Rwy		Atlantic & Pacific Railway
AA		degree of associate of arts
AAA		Agricultural Adjustment Administration, American Automobile
AAAONMS		Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine
AAAS		American Association for the Advancement of Science
AASR		Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite
AAU		Amateur Athletic Union
AAUP		American Association of University Professors
AAUW		American Association of University Women
acad		academy, academic
acct		accountant
ACD		American College of Dentists
ACP		American College of Physicians, Agricultural Conservation
ACS		American College of Surgeons
ADA		American Dental Association
adjt		adjutant
adm		admitted
AE		agricultural engineer (ing)
AEF		American Expeditionary Force
AF&AM		Ancient Free & Accepted Masons
AF of L		American Federation of Labor
agcy		agency
agr (l)		agriculture (al)
agt		agent
AHEPA		American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association
AIEE		American Institute of Electrical Engineers
Ala		Alabama
ALA		American Library Association
AMA		American Medical Association
Amer		American
ANPA		American Newspaper Publishers Association
AOUW		Ancient Order of United Workmen
AP		Associated Press
appr		apprentice
apptd		appointed
apptmt		appointment
apt (s)		apartment (s)
ARC		American Red Cross
Ariz		Arizona
Ark		Arkansas
arty		artillery
AS		air service
ASAE		American Society of Agricultural Engineers
ASCE		American Society of Civil Engineers
ASME		American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASSC		Air Service Signal Corps
assn		association
assoc		associate (d)
asst		assistant
AT&SF Rwy	Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway
att		attended, attending
atty		attorney
Aug		August
aux		auxiliary
ave		avenue, average
AZA		Aleph Zadek Aleph

b		born
B&A RR		Boston & Albany Railroad
B & L		Building & Loan
B&M RR		Burlington & Missouri Railroad
B&O RR Co	Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company
B&PW		Business & Professional Women
BA		bachelor of arts
BAE		bureau of agricultural economics
BAgr		bachelor of agriculture
Bapt		Baptist
BArch		bachelor of architecture
BAS		bachelor of association science
batt		battalion
BBA		bachelor of business administration
B C		British Columbia
BCE		bachelor of civil engineering
BCL		bachelor of civil law
BCS		bachelor of commercial science
bd		board
BD		bachelor of divinity
BDi		bachelor of didactics
BDS		bachelor of dental surgery
BE		bachelor of education, bachelor of engineering
BEd		bachelor of education
BEF		British Expedionary Force
BFA		bachelor of fine arts
BJ		bachelor of journalism
bkkpr		bookkeeper
BL		bachelor of laws, bachelor of letters
bldg		building
BLitt		bachelor of literature, bachelor of letters
BLS		bachelor of library science
blvd		boulevard
BM		bachelor of medicine
BME		bachelor of mining engineering
BMus		bachelor of music
B of LE		Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers
B of LF&E	Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen & Engineers
BPd		bachelor of pedagogy
BPE		bachelor of physical education
BPOE		Benevolent Protective Order of Elks
BRE		bachelor of religious education
brig		brigadier
BRT		Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen
BSA		bachelor of agricultural science
BSc		bachelor of science
BSD		bachelor of didactic science
BTh		bachelor of theology
bur		bureau
bus		business
BVM		Blessed Virgin Mary

C&EI RR		Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad
C & GT Rwy	Chicago & Grand Trunk Railway
C&NP RR		Chicago & Northern Pacific Railroad
C&NW Rwy	Chicago & Northwestern Railway
C&O Rwy		Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
C&S Rwy Co	Colorado & Southern Railway Company
CAC		coast artillery corps
Cal		California
capt		captain
CAR		Children of the American Revolution
carp		carpenter
cash		cashier
Cath		Catholic
CB&Q Rwy Co	Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railway Company
CCC&StL Rwy	Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway
CE		civil engineer
CGW Rwy		Chicago Great Western Railway
ch		chapter, charter, church
chg		charge
chmn		chairman
Chris		Christian
Chris Sci	Christian Science
clk		clerk
CLU		Central Labor Union
CM&StP Rwy	Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway
CMTC		Citizens Military Training Camp
co		company, county (s), (s)
COF		Catholic Order of Foresters
C of C		Chamber of Commerce
col		colonel
coll		college
Colo		Colorado
com		committee
comdt		commandant
comm		commander, community
commd		commissioned
comml		commercial
commr		commissioner
conf		conference
Congl		Congregational, Congressional
Conn		Connecticut
contr		contractor
conv		convention
co-op		co-operative
corp		corporation, corporal
COTS		central officers training school
coun		council
CP Rwy		Canadian Pacific Railway
CPA		certified public accountant
CRI&P Rwy	Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway
CSTC		Chadron State Teachers College
CStP, M&O Rwy	Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway
CWA		Civil Works Administration

d		daughter
D&RGW RR Co	Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Company
DAgr		doctor of agriculture
DAR		Daughters of the American Revolution
DAV		Disabled American Veterans
D C		District of Columbia
DC		doctor of chiropractic
DCL		doctor of civil law
DD		doctor of divinity
DDS		doctor of dental surgery
dec		deceased
Dec		December
DEd		doctor of education
del		delegate
Del		Delaware
Dem		Democrat
DEng		doctor of engineering
dep		deputy
dept		department
DHL		doctor of Hebrew literature
dir (s)		director (s)
disch		discharged
dist		district
div		division
DLit (t)	doctor of literature
dlr (s)		dealer (s)
DLS		doctor of library science
DMus		doctor of music
DO		doctor of osteopathy
DOKK		Dramatic Order of Knights of Khorassan of America
DORC		dental officers reserve corps
Dr		doctor
DRE		doctor of religious education
DSc		doctor of science
DSC		distinguished service cross
DST		doctor of sacred theology
DTM		doctor of tropical medicine
DUV		Daughters of Union Veterans
DVM		doctor of veterinary medicine
DVS		doctor of veterinary surgery

E		east
ed		educated
ED		doctor of engineering
EdB		bachelor of education
EdD		doctor of education
EdM		master of education
edn (l)		education (al)
EE		electrical engineer
elec		elected
elem		elementary
emp		employed
engr (s)	engineer (s)
enl		enlisted
ent		entered
Episc		Episcopal
est		estate
estab		established
Evang		Evangelical
exec		executive
ext		extensive
extn		extension

FACD		Fellow of the American College of Dentists
FACP		Fellow of the American College of Physicians
FACS		Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
FCA		Farm Credit Administration
FDIC		Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
FE&MV RR	Fremont Elkhorn & Missouri Valley Railroad
Feb		February
fed		federal
fedn		federation
FFA		Future Farmers of America
FHA		Federal Housing Administration
Fla		Florida
FOE		Fraternal Order of Eagles
frat		fraternity
FSA		Farm Security Administration
FSB		Federal Securities Board
FTDA		Florists Telegraph Delivery Association
furn		furniture

Ga		Georgia
GAR		Grand Army of the Republic
gen		general
GFWC		General Federation of Women's Clubs
GHQ		general headquarters
GMC		General Motors Corporation
GN Rwy		Great Northern Railway
gov		governor
govt		government
grad		graduate
groc		grocer
GT Rwy		Grand Trunk Railway

hdqrs		headquarters
hdw		hardware
HG		Home Guard
hist		historical
HOLC		Home Owners Loan Corporation
hon		honorable, honorary
hosp		hospital
HS		high school

Ia		Iowa
ICC		Interstate Commerce Commission
IC RR		Illinois Central Railroad
ICS		International Correspondence School
Ida		Idaho
IGA		Independent Grovers Alliance
IGN RR		International Great Northern Railroad
Ill		Illinois
impl		implement
inc		incorporated
Ind		Indiana
indep		independent (ly)
inf		infantry
ins		insurance
inst		institute
instr		instructor
int (s)		interest (s) (ed)
internatl	international
IOGT		International Order of Good Templars
IOOF		Independent Order of Odd Fellows
ITU		International Typographical Union

Jan		January
JCL		Juris Canonici Lector
JCD, JDC	doctor of civil law
JD		juris doctor, doctor of laws
JP		justice of the peace
jr		junior
JSD		doctor of juristic science
JUD		doctor of canon and civil laws

Kas		Kansas
KC		Knights of Columbus
KCCH		Knights Commandery of the Court of Honor
KCS Rwy		Kansas City Southern Railway
KP		Knights of Pythias
KSTC		Kearney State Teachers College
KT		Knights Templar
Ky		Kentucky

L & B		Loan & Building
L&N RR		Louisville & Nashville Railroad
La		Louisiana
LA&SL RR	Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad
lab		laboratory
LBC		Lincoln Business College
lbr		lumber
leg		legion
LHD		doctor of the humanities, doctor of letters of humanity
LI RR		Long Island Railroad
lib		library
lic		licensed
LitD		doctor of letters, doctor of literature
LittB		bachelor of letters
LittD		doctor of letters
LLB		bachelor of laws
LLD		doctor of laws
LLM		master of laws
LOOM		Loyal Order of Moose
LSC		Lincoln School of Commerce
lt		lieutenant
ltd		limited
LTU		Lincoln Typographical Union
Luth		Lutheran

m		married
M&StL RR	Minneapolis & St. Louis Railroad
MA		master of arts
mag		magazine
MAgr		master of agriculture
maj		major
Mar		March
Mass		Massachusetts
math		mathematics, mathematical
MB		bachelor of medicine
MBA		master of business administration
mbr		member
mcht		merchant
MCL		master of civil law
MCS		master of commercial science
Md		Maryland
MD		doctor of medicine
MDi		master of didactics
MDip		master in diplomacy
MDS		master of dental surgery
mdse		merchandise
Me		Maine
ME		mechanical, military or mining engineer
ME		Methodist Episcopal
med		medical, medicine
MEE		master of electrical engineering
merc		mercantile
Meth		Methodist
MFA		master of fine arts
mfg		manufacturing
mfr (s)		manufacturer (s)
mgr (s)		manager (s)
MGTC		machine gun transport company
Mich		Michigan
mil		military
min		minute
Minn		Minnesota
Miss		Mississippi
MIT		Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MK&T Rwy	Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway
MLitt		master of literature
MME		master of mechanical engineering
Mo		Missouri
Mont		Montana
MoP Rwy		Missouri Pacific Railway
MORC		medical officers reserve corps
MPd		master of pedagogy
MPE		master of physical education
MRE		master of religious education
MS		master of surgery
MSc		master of science
MST		master of sacred theology
MStP&SSM Rwy	Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway
MTC		motor transport company
MTD		motor transport division
MTh		master of theology
MusB		bachelor of music
		doctor of music
MusM		master of music
MWA		Modern Woodmen of America

N		north
N&W Rwy		Norfolk & Western Railway
NAA		National Areonautics Association
NARD		National Association of Retail Druggists
natl		national
Natl Edit Assn	National Editorial Association
N C		North Carolina
NC&StL Rwy	Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway
NCAC		Nebraska Collegiate Athletic Conference
NCMS		Nebraska Christian Missionary Society
N D		North Dakota
NE		northeast
NEA		National Educational Association
Neb		Nebraska
NERA		Nebraska Emergency Relief Administration
Nev		Nevada
NFWC		Nebraska Federation of Womens Clubs
NG		National Guards
N H		New Hampshire
N J		New Jersey
N M		New Mexico
NNG		Nebraska National Guards
Nov		November
NP Rwy		Northern Pacific Railway
NPA		Nebraska Press Association
NRA		National Recovery Administration
NS&D of Neb	Native Sons & Daughters of Nebraska
NSTA		Nebraska State Teachers Association
NW		northwest
N Y		New York
NYA		National Youth Administration
NYC&HR RR	New York Central & Hudson River Railroad
NYC RR		New York Central Railroad
NYNH&H RR	New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad

O		Ohio
Oct		October
OES		Order of Eastern Star
ofcl		official
ofcr		officer
off		office
Okla		Oklahoma
opr (d)		operator, operate (d)
oprn		operation
ORC		Order of Railway Conductors, officers reserve corps
Ore		Oregon
org		organized, organizer
orgn		organization
ORT		Order of Railway Telegraphers
O/S		overseas
OSL RR		Oregon Short Line Railroad
OTC		officers training camp
OTS		officers training school
O-W RR&N Co	Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Company
PCA		Production Credit Association
pct		precinct
PdB		bachelor of pedagogy
PdD		doctor of pedagogy
PdM		master of pedagogy
PeB		bachelor of pediatrics
Penn		Pennsylvania
Penn RR		Pennsylvania Railroad
pharm		pharmacy (ist) (eutical)
PhB		bachelor of philosophy
PhC		pharmaceutical chemist, chiropractic philosopher
PhD		doctor of philosophy, doctor of pharmacy
PhG		graduate in pharmacy
phys		physician
P I		Philippine Islands
P M		postmaster
PM RR		Pere Marquette Railroad
P O		postoffice
prac		practice (d)
prep		preparatory
pres		president
Presby		Presbyterian
prin		principal
priv		private
prof		professor
prop		proprietor
Prot		Protestant
PSTC		Peru State Teachers College
PTA		Parent Teachers Association
ptr		partner
pub		public
pur		purchased
PWA		Public Works Administration

QMRC		quartermasters reserve corps

RA		resettlement administration
RACC		Regional Agricultural Credit Corporation
RAM		Royal Arch Mason
recd		received
Rep		Republican
res		reserve, residence
ret		retired
retd		returned
Rev		Reverend
RFC		Reconstruction Finance Corporation
RFD		Rural Free Delivery
R I		Rhode Island
RN		registered nurse
ROA		reserve officers association
RR		railroad

s		son
S		south
S & L		Savings & Loan
SA		Salvation Army
SAL Rwy		Seaboard Air Line Railway
SAR		Sons of the American Revolution
SATC		student army training corps
SBA		Security Benefit Association
S C		South Carolina
SC		signal corps
sch		school
Scot		Scottish
S D		South Dakota
SE		southeast
secy		secretary
sen		senator, senate
Sept		September
sgt		sergeant
SJD		doctor juristic science
SNTC		students naval training corps
soc		society
SP Co		Southern Pacific Company
Sp-Amer		Spanish American
sr		senior
SS		steamship, Sunday School
St		Saint, street, state
STB		bachelor of sacred theology
STD		doctor of sacred theology
steno		stenographer
StJ&GI RR	St. Joseph & Grand Island Railroad
StL&M&S MoP	St. Louis & Missouri & Southern Missouri Pacific
StL&SF RR	St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad
STP		professor of sacred theology
supt		superintendent
supvr		supervisor
surg		surgeon
SUV		Sons of Union Veterans
SW		southwest

T&P Rwy		Texas & Pacific Railway
tchr		teacher
TDS		Telegraphic Delivery Service
tech		technical
tele		telephone
teleg		telegraph
Tenn		Tennessee
Tex		Texas
T H		Territory of Hawaii
ThD		doctor of theology
ThM		master of theology
TPA		Travelers Protective Association
treas		treasurer (s)
tsfrd		transferred
tsptn		transportation
TVA		Tennessee Valley Authority
twp		township

U		university
U B		United Brethren
UCT		United Commercial Travelers
Uni		University
U of N		University of Nebraska
UP		Union Pacific, United Press
US		United States
USDA		United States Department of Agriculture
USN		United States Navy
USS		United States Ship
USWV		United Spanish War Veterans

Va		Virginia
vol		volunteer
VP		vice-president
vs		versus
Vt		Vermont

W		west
Wash		Washington
WCTU		Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Wes		Wesleyan
WFMS		Woman's Foreign Missionary Society
WHMS		Woman's Home Missionary Society
whol		wholesale
Wis		Wisconsin
WNAA		Western Nebraska Athletic Association
WP RR Co	Western Pacific Railroad Company
WPA		Works Progress Administration
WRC		Womens Relief Corps
WSTC		Wayne State Teachers College
W Va		West Virginia
Wyo		Wyoming

Y D		Young Democrats
YMCA		Young Men's Christian Association
Y R		Young Republicans
YWCA		Young Women's Christian Association

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