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

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   DAVIS, HERBERT HAYWOOD: Surgeon; b Berlin, Germany Mar 24, 1894; s of Byron B Davis-Sopha Myers; ed Omaha Central HS 1913; Cornell U, BA 1917; Johns Hopkins U, MD 1920; grad work, Vienna 1927; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Omega Alpha; Pithomy Club; m Olga Metz June 21, 1921 Omaha; s John Byron, Herbert Haywood Jr; d Emma Louise; 1920-21 interne Uni Hosp, Omaha; 1921-33 prac with father, Omaha; 1933- in priv med prac, Omaha; assoc prof of surgery, U of N Coll of Med; former anatomy instr; staff mbr Immanuel, Uni, Meth & Clarkson Hosps; surg, Omaha; Council Bluffs Street Railway & CB&Q RR; during World War enl while in Johns Hopkins U; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; ACS; Western Surgical Assn; Amer Assn of Surgery Trauma; founders group Amer Ed of Surgery; C of C; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Club; Episc Ch; Rep; hobbies, farming, tennis, golf; father (dec) was prof of surgery U of N Coll of Med; off 1304 Medical Arts Building; res 5212 Underwood, Omaha.

   DAVIS, MRS OLGA METZ: Homemaker; b Omaha, Neb July 29, 1898; d of Arthur Metz-Emma Smith; ed Brownell Hall, Omaha; Miss Spence Sch, New York City 1919; m Herbert Haywood Davis June 21, 1921 Omaha; s John Byron, Herbert Haywood Jr; d Emma Louise; trustee Brownell Hall, pres Alumnae Assn; bd mbr Crippled Childrens Home, Omaha; Omaha Jr League; active in Comm Chest drives; Neb St Med Assn aux, bd mbr; Episc Ch; hobby, collecting music records; res 5212 Underwood, Omaha.

   DAVIS, THOMAS LATHAM: Bank President; b Omaha, Neb Feb 21, 1882; s of Fredrick Henry Davis-Nellie Clarkson; ed Omaha; St Paul's Sch, Concord N H 1900; Yale U, 1904; Delta Kappa Epsilon; m Bess Brady Oct 30, 1907 Omaha; s John Fredrick; d Elizabeth (Mrs John R Lauritzen); 1904-banker, Omaha, pres First Natl Bank; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; Episc Ch; hobby, fishing; off First National Bank; res 3628 Jackson, Omaha.

   DAY, WILLIAM ARTHUR: District Court Judge; b Page Co, Ia Sept 15, 1900; s of Thomas E Day-Glidey Kelley; ed Villisca Ia HS 1920; U of N, LLB 1927; Creighton U; active in pub speaking & boxing; Delta Sigma Phi; m Gertrude Bickhan May 11, 1929 Papillion; s William Arthur Jr, Thomas Edward; d Barbara Elaine; while in U of N emp by Speier & Speier also Mayer Brothers Clothing Co; cash Central Hotel Cafe, Lincoln; 1927 adm to Neb bar, prac law with John McKinsie, Omaha; 1928-36 mbr law firm Palmer & Palmer, Omaha; 1936- judge, 4th judicial dist; Neb Dist Judges Assn; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; BPOE 39; Square & Compass Club; AF&AM 270, Scot Rite 32o; Meth Ch; hobbies, fishing, gardening, raising chickens; off Courthouse; res 9632 N 34th, Omaha.

   DEARTH, WALTER JOHNSON: Secretary Livestock Exchange; b La Salle Co, Ill Mar 3, 1872; s of Johnson Dearth-Mary Hague; ed La Salle Co Ill; Ottawa Ill Bus Coll; m Minnie McMullen Dec 13, 1893 Grand Ridge Ill (dec Oct 1931); s James Stanley; m Louise Witterstetter Kurth Aug 31, 1935 Waukegan Ill; 1886 emp by Co-op Creamery Co, Grand Ridge Ill; 1887 emp by A H Barber Creamery Supply Co, Chicago, 1888-89 supvr operation of equipment sold to Fairmont Creamery at Fairmont, Friend, Dorchester, Tobias, Western & Crete; 1889-94 emp by A H Barber & Co, Chicago & Co-op Creamery Co, Grand Ridge Ill; 1894-1900 in sheep buying dept, Swift & Co, Chicago; 1901-05 emp in sheep selling dept, Clay, Robinson & Co of Chicago, 1905-16 at Omaha; 1916-18 ptr George Wood Sheep Commission Co, Omaha; 1918-32 owner & opr Dearth & Co, sold bus to assocs; 1932 contact man, Omaha Livestock Exchange; 1933-36 special work Amer Natl Livestock Exchange, Washington D C; 1937- exec secy Omaha Livestock Exchange, dir 14 years, past pres 1929, 1930; Neb Stockgrowers Assn; Kas Livestock Assn; Wyo Wool Growers Assn; C of C, past dir & mbr exec com 1930-32, participated in raising funds & lending assistance to drouth stricken Neb areas; active in Comm Chest & ARC drives; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; hobbies, home, yard, travel; off 718 Grain Exchange Bldg; res 916 S 58th, Omaha.

   DE LAMATRE, HARRY CLAYTON: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Aug 8, 1888; s of Clayton W DeLamatre-Martha A Sargeant; ed Omaha HS 1907; Cornell Coll, Mt Vernon Ia 1907-11, mbr football team 1908; U of N, BA, LLB 1915, mbr football team 1913-14; Phi Delta Theta; Phi Delta Phi; m Gladys Erwin Tallmadge Dec 17, 1921 Omaha; d Joan, Margery May; June-Oct 1915 prac law, Omaha; 1915-16 football coach & instr, U of Omaha; 1917 coach, Creighton HS; instr short story, economics & modern history, U of Omaha 2 years; 1919- prac law, Omaha; during World War enl Oct 1917, personnel ofcr 2nd lt Camp John Wise, San Antonio Tex, balloon branch, disch Feb 11, 1919; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; C of C; Stuntz Hall Assn for Business Women, pres 7 years; Goodwill Industries of Omaha, trustee; AF&AM 25; Meth Ch; Rep; hobbies, golf, gardening; off 401 Karbach Block; res 2585 Kansas Ave, Omaha.

   DELAVAN, MRS MAUDE: Writer; b Macedonia, Ia Oct 3, 1887; d of George Marion Smith-Martha Pickerill; ed Pottawattamie Co Ia; Tabor Coll Acad, Tabor Ia; Tabor Coll & Conservatory of Music; m Nelson Delavan Oct 20, 1909 Tabor Ia; d Maxine M (Mrs Max T WaInwright); 1908-09 music tchr, Tabor Ia; 1911 author 3 act play, Marthaelen & popular songs, Waiting, Always Waiting & others; 1925 dir of Chris Ch orchestra, Tabor Ia; plays several instruments; 1937 author The Rumelhearts of Rampler Avenue, sold motion picture rights to Columbia Picture Corp; 1939 author A Rumelheart Must Roam; 1928- real est dir with George F Bushman Realty Co, & field secy for Omaha U Conservatory of Music; Neb Writers Guild; YWCA; First Chris Ch; Rep; hobbies, music, writing; pen name Maude Smith Delavan; mother's pen name Maude Pickerill Smith; res 116 N 38th, Omaha.

   DEMERS, LOUIS JOSEPH: Clergyman; b Barre, Vt Apr 19, 1904; s of Charles L Demers-Elizabeth Marcotte; ed St Anselm's Prep, Manchester N H; St Anselm's Coll 1922-24; U of Montreal Canada, BA 1926; Grand Seminary of Theology, Montreal Canada; ordained 1932 in Manchester N H by Most Rev John B Peterson for Omaha diocese; 1932-35 asst pastor St Bridget's Ch, South Omaha; 1935- asst to Monsignor Flanagan & supvr of Welfare dept, Boy's Town; Neb Conf for Social Work; KC 4o; hobbies, painting, mechanical drawing; off & res Boy's Town, Omaha.

   DENISE, LARIMORE CONOVER: President Theological Seminary; b Omaha, Neb June 7, 1872; s of Dr Jacob C Denise-Mary Collier; ed Central HS, Omaha 1890; Princeton U, BA 1894; Omaha Presby Theological Seminary 1895, BTh; grad work Western Theological Seminary of Pittsburgh Penn; m Bernice Evans Oct 28, 1902 Wichita Kas (dec Mar 28, 1917); s Rev Paul Larimore; d Dorothy Bernice (Mrs H M Hageman), Marguerite Meredith (Mrs Gilbert B Broking); m Alma E Dodds Apr 23, 1919 New Castle Penn; 1897 ordained minister, Topeka Kas; 1897-1902 pastor First Presby Ch, Clay Center Kas; 1902-16 pastor First Presby Ch, New Kensington Penn; 1916-23 asst gen supt Natl Reform Assn of Pittsburgh Penn, lecturer in Penn & nearby states; 1919 asst in arranging 3rd World Chris Citizenship Conf, Pittsburgh; 1924- pres Presby Theological Seminary of Omaha, dir; 1927-secy of coun, Presby Theological Seminaries; Presby Ch of US, past moderator synod of Neb, past mbr bd of Chris edn; past pres bd of dirs Bellevue Coll; C of C, many years mbr ednl com; dir Forest Lawn Memorial Park; mbr exec, com Omaha Coun of Churches; Rotary; Trans-Mississippi Philatelic Assn; Neb Ornithologists Union; Omaha Nature Study Club; Presby Ch; Rep; hobby, stamp collecting; off 3303 N 21st; res 2020 Spencer, Omaha.

   DESPECHER, FELIX JULES: Dentist; b Paris, France Jan 27, 1867; s of August A B Despecher-Amelie Fontaine; ed Paris; Southhampstead Coll Sch, London England; private tutoring; U of Penn, DDS 1887; m Mary Frances Clark Jan 18, 1898 Lincoln; 1885 came to U S; 1887 prac 6 months with Dr Wertz in Omaha; engaged in independent prac since; mbr first dental society ever organized in Neb; helped organize Dental Assistants Society, mbr of advisory bd since orgn; faculty mbr Creighton U since establishment of school; mbr Woodbury Study Club of Omaha 26 years; ADA; mayor of Ralston; past mbr C of C, Athletic Club & Lakewood Country Club, Omaha; Dewey Lake Hunting Club; pres l'Alliance Francaise of Omaha since 1914; KC 4o; Cath Ch; Dem; hobbies, ice & sail boating, hunting, golf, sports, organizing companies; father was a Forty-niner & was first to establish regular communication by boat between Sacramento & San Francisco; off 310 Omaha Loan & Bldg Assn Bldg, Omaha; res Ralston.

   DEVEREAUX, ASHBEL WELLS: Plant Manager Telephone Co; b Parker, S D May 7, 1884; s of Joel G Devereaux-Fannie Barnhart; ed
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Fremont HS 1903; m Bertha A Sanders May 5, 1905 Omaha; s Richard Ashbel, William Sanders; 1896-1905 farmer, Dodge Co; 1905-06 groundman for Neb Tele Co, Fremont, 1906-08 lineman, Fremont & Lincoln, 1908-11 foreman, Lincoln, 1911-13 asst dist construction foreman, Omaha; 1912 Neb Tele Co renamed Northwestern Bell Tele Co, 1913-15 dist construction foreman at Des Moines Ia, 1915-21 dist plant chief, 1921-22 div construction supt, 1922-25 gen construction supvr at Omaha, 1926-27 div supt of plant, 1927- gen plant mgr; dir & ch mbr, Omaha Athletic Club; Bridge Club of Omaha; past mbr Ad-SeIl League; past mbr Happy Hollow Country Club; AF&AM 14o; past mbr BPOE; Plymouth Congl Ch; Rep; hobbies, bridge, hunting; off 1112 Telephone Bldg; res 5024 Nicholas, Omaha.

   DEVEREUX, ELLSWORTH WILSON: General Manager Financial Service; b Omaha, Neb Dec 4, 1892; s of George Henry Devereux-Amy Maude Burr; ed Central HS, Omaha 1911; Omaha U; m Christine Jorgensen Feb 23, 1921 Omaha; s George De Barr, Robert J; d Dorothy Jane, Joris Eileen; 1905-10 carrier, later head of carriers Omaha Bee Publishing Co of Omaha, 1910-14 asst mgr of city circulation; 1914-17 asst branch mgr at Omaha for P F Collier & Sons, 1919-29 branch mgr at Detroit; 1920 credit man Detroit branch of Packard Motor Co, at Omaha 6 mos, 1920 credit mgr 5 mos; 1920-30 secy-treas of Harry Koch Co; 1930- gen mgr United Financial Service, Omaha; during World War enl in US army Jan 1918 med corps, stationed Fort Riley, gen hosp 28, disch Apr 1919; Amer Leg, past comm; past chef de gare 40 & 8; past pres Neb Assn of Personal Finance Cos; past pres Assoc Retail Credit Burs of Neb; C of C; BSA troop 73, committeeman; Ak-Sar-Ben; Ad-Sell League; Encore Club; Omaha Field Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine; First Bapt Ch; Rep; hobbies, fishing, touring, Amer Leg; off 1440 First National Bank Bldg; res 1339 S 34th, Omaha.

   DeVORE, FRED FUNKHOUSER: Special Representative Trailer Co; b Hamilton Co, Neb Mar 28, 1877; s of John Wesley DeVore-Nevada Jane ___; ed Yutan HS; Neb Wes 1893; m Effa Resum Feb 26, 1904 Valley; s Stanley F, Russell W; d Verona (Mrs ___ Moore), Helen (Mrs ___ Williams); 1894-1901 sch tchr; 1904-21 owner & opr photography studio, Valley; fieldman for Omaha Journal Stockman, South Omaha, later with Duroc Bulletin; 1922-23 editor & publisher Duroc Journal, renamed Journal Bulletin, Omaha; 1933- branch mgr & special representative, Fruehauf Trailer Co, Omaha; IOOF; hobbies, golf, hunting, fishing, baseball, football; res 3871 Farnam, Omaha.

   DICE, FRANK C: Manager Grocery Co; b Boise, Ida Oct 21, 1902; s of Frank W Dice-Gladys Child; ed Pocatello Ida HS 1922; Stanford U, BSc 1926; Theta Xi; m Sally Shuler June 7, 1930 Prescott Ariz; 1926- with Western States Groc Co, 1926 6 mos warehouse man at Oakland Cal, 1926-28 salesman at Bakersfield Cal, 1928-29 asst mgr at Salt Lake City Utah, 1929-30 mgr Flagstaff Ariz, 1930-32 mgr Honolulu, 1932-37 mgr Lincoln, 1937- mgr, Omaha; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; Kiwanis; Happy Hollow Club; Omaha Athletic Club; BPOE; Presby Ch; hobby, golf; off 712 S 12th; res 5017 Underwood, Omaha.

   DICKASON, CHARLES FREDERICK: Secretary-Treasurer Lumber & Coal Co; b Johnson, Neb June 1, 1884; s of Samuel J Dickason-Sarah A Wood; ed Bellevue HS 1901; Bellevue Coll 1902-03; m Caroline Kuhn Nov 5, 1911 Mesa; s Charles Frederick; d Daisy Marie (Mrs ___ Truit); 1903-10 salesman A L Undeland Barber Supply Co; 1910-14 homesteaded, Wild Co Colo; 1914-16 emp in collection & credit dept Central Furn Co, Omaha; 1916-17 emp in collection & credit dept Patten Jewelry Co, Omaha; 1917-28 salesman, Amos Grant Real Est Co; 1928- secy-treas Omaha Lbr & Coal Co; Covenant Presby Ch, choir leader 20 years; hobbies, hunting, fishing, flowers fruit; off 2938 Lake; res 3818 Stone Ave, Omaha.

   DICKEY, MRS ETHEL ARTHA: Homemaker; b Lincoln, Neb Dec 17, 1892; d of Edmund Pegler-Lenora Howard; ed Lincoln HS; U of N, BA 1914; Phi Beta Kappa; m Frank Paul Dickey Nov 29, 1923 Lincoln; 1914-18 HS tchr, Grant; 1919 HS tchr, Central City; 1920 HS tchr, Randolph; 1921-22 HS tchr, Columbus; 1923-homemaker; during World War 1918 clk war trade bd, Washington D C; AAUW, treas 1983-34, finance chmn 1934-35 & 1936-37; PEO; U of N Alumni Assn; First Presby Ch, secy womens fedn; Rep; hobbies, French, club work; paternal grandfather born in England came to US 1864; father (dec) mfr, resided in Lincoln 54 years; res 365 N 47th, Omaha.

   DICKINSON, ROBERT SMITH: President Milling Co; b Columbus, Neb Jan 22, 1889; s of Richard Stors Dickinson-Leona Mary Holden; ed Columbus HS 1906; Doane Coll, BA 1910; m Carrie Clark Dec 20, 1913 Ravenna; s Robert Hugh; d Jean, Ann Marie, Sheila, Rae Leona; 1910-20 clk, later gen mgr Ravenna Mills; 1920 Ravenna Mills consolidated with central Neb mills; 1920-22 mgr Ravenna mill; 1922-30 mgr at Grand Island for Neb Consolidated Mills, 1930-38 gen mgr at Omaha 1938- pres; Assoc Industries of Neb, dir; Millers Natl Fedn, dir; C of C; Omaha Country Club; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off 1521 N 16th; res 417 S Happy Hollow, Omaha.

   DIETZ, GOULD COOKE: Owner lnvestment Co; b Anamosa, Ia May 24, 1868; s of Gould Price Dietz-Leonora Antonette Cooke; ed Anamosa Ia HS; bus coll; m Florence Putnam 1907 Lincoln (dec); m Alice Andreesen Kountze 1930, Cal; owner Gould Dietz Investment Co, Omaha; dir Omaha Natl Bank; org & dir Omaha dist ARC, chmn natl conv 1926; dir Municipal Airport, Omaha; trustee Florence Home for the Aged, Stuntz Hall for Girls & Child Saving Inst; mbr exec com U of N Foundation; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; pres Neb Humane Soc; during World War org base hosp 49 & ambulance Co 135 for O/S service; civilian aide to secy of war for 7th corps area mil training camps; AF&AM 32o; Shrine; BPOE, Meth Ch; Rep, del to natl conv 4 times; hobbies, animals, collecting art; res 1801 S 72nd, Omaha.

   DINEEN, FRANK M: District Judge; b Omaha, Neb Aug 21, 1894; s of William Dineen-Catherine P Dee; ed Creighton Prep; Creighton U, LLB 1920; Delta Theta Phi; m Esther J Wilson Oct 21, 1924 Omaha; s Frank M Jr; d Martha Jane; 1920 adm to Neb bar, prac law, Omaha; 1921-23 City prosecuting atty; 1923-29 municipal judge; 1929- judge 4th Judicial dist of Neb; presides over equity court 7; during World War in US army QMC, 2nd lt, New York supply depot 14 mos; Amer Leg; 40 & 8; Neb St Bar Assn; Neb Assn of Dist Judges; Happy Hollow Club; Omaha Field Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Cath Ch; hobby, golf; off Douglas Co Courthouse; res 4016 Davenport, Omaha.

   DINSMORE, EUGENE C: Investment Banker; b Fairbury, Neb Sept 22, 1895; s of Francis W Dinsmore-Emma A Toner; ed Lincoln HS 1913; U of N, BSc 1921; Sigma Nu; Alpha Kappa Psi; m Ruth Sunderland Oct 27, 1931 Omaha; s Robert Sunderland; d Janet; 1921-29 asst VP Peters Trust co, Omaha; 1929-32 branch mgr at Omaha for Hibernia Securities Co of New Orleans; 1932- owner & opr Eugene C Dinsmore Investment Co; during World War enl in US army May 1917 2nd lt 8th field arty, O/S 10 mos, disch July 1919; Amer Leg post 1; C of C; Kiwanis; Comm Chest; Ad-Sell League; Omaha Tennis Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; Uni Club, Lincoln; life mbr & past dir, U of N Alumni Assn; dir Douglas Co U of N Alumni Assn; YMCA; AF&AM 268, past master; Scot Rite; Tangier Shrine; First Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, athletics, golf, tennis, fishing; off 312 Patterson Bldg; res 670 N 57th, Omaha.

   DIXON, BYRON BEAL: Restaurant Proprietor; b Fairfax, Mo May 5, 1891; s of Walter W Dixon-Belle Hawkins; ed Fairfax Mo HS 1907; m Winfred Day July 28, 1915 Omaha; d Eileen Claire (Mrs Charles Beaton); 1907-08 with Stephens Cafe, McCook; 1908-13 with Manhatten Cafe, Denver; 1913-owner & opr cafe, Omaha; ch mbr Natl Restaurant Assn; Omaha Athletic Club; C of C; AF&AM 25; Tangier Shrine; hobbies, race horses, golf; off 1803 Farnam; res 122 S 51st Ave, Omaha.

   DOCHERTY, CHARLES REYNOLDS: Photo Engraver; b Wilmington, Del July 20, 1884; s of John S K Docherty-Mary L Hayes; ed Philadelphia Penn; m Esther Jensen Nov 12, 1924 Harlan Ia; 1898-1907 errand boy for Gatchel & Manning Inc, photo engravers of Philadelphia, later asst supt, 1929-34 sales mgr; 1907-10 supt Mills Engraving Co, San Antonio Tex; 1910-16 supt Baker Bros Engraving Co, Omaha; 1916-19 advertising & sales mgr W G Cleveland Co, Omaha; 1919-21 mgr photo engraving & electrotyping dept of Acorn Press, Omaha; 1921 pur photo engraving dept of Acorn Press; 1921-29 owner & opr Charles R Docherty Co, 1936- ptr Shanahan Photo Engraving Co, 1937 renamed Shanahan-Docherty Co; during World War active in Liberty Loan & ARC drives, state chmn SA fund drive; NPA; past chmn membership com Amer Photo Engravers

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Assn; Omaha Photo-Engravers Club; Omaha Comm Playhouse, dir; Lions; Quad Club; Comm Chest, mbr publicity com; Omaha Printing House Craftsmen, dir; C of C, mbr publicity com, org Tribe of Yessir; ch mbr Ad-Sell League; ch mbr & past pres Omaha Advertising Club; Truth in Advertising, secy of the original vigilance com; Omaha Better Bus Bur; mbr Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben since 1911, mbr original bd of councilors; Poor Richard Club, past pres Poor Richard Players; sponsor Benjamin Franklin Memorial; BPOE 39, pastexalted ruler, past dir & trustee; AF&AM, Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine; First Unitarian Ch; hobbies, yard & garden, theatricals; off 311 S 13th; res 1202 S 61st, Omaha.

   DOERR, OSCAR THOMAS: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Nov 13, 1902; s of Charles H Doerr-Augusta E Hildebrandt; South HS Omaha 1920; Creighton U, LLB 1925; Alpha Sigma Nu; m Madeline Bohlsen Sept 2, 1933 Omaha (dec 1936); s Thomas C; 1925-31 mbr law firm Fradenburg-Matthews, Omaha; 1931-33 mbr firm Fradenburg-Stalmaster & Beeber; 1933- priv law prac; 1935- Douglas Co dep atty; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; Co-operative Club; Luth Ch, Mo synod, VP Cross Luth Ch, mbr dist ch extn bd, mbr dist pub relations com, secy Natl Luth Layman's League; Dem, past mbr State Central Com; VP Y D Club; hobbies, books, history; off Courthouse; res 3123 S 19th, Omaha.

   DONAHOE, JAMES A: US District Judge; b O'Neill, Neb Aug 9, 1877; s of John Donahoe-Mary Biggins; ed O'Neill; Fremont Normal; read law Harrington law off 1903; m Flora M Lowrie Sept 7, 1911 Omaha; 1897-99 chief clk in off of Holt Co treas; 1905 adm to Neb bar; 1905-11 prac law, Harrington's law off, O'Neill; 1911-33 indep prac of law; 1933- US dist judge, Neb; 1919-20 mbr Neb constitutional conv; 1911-38 traveled in Europe, Asia, & Africa; during World War Holt Co govt appeal agt; Neb St Bar Assn; Omaha Country Club; MWA, KC; Cath Ch; hobbies, travel, horticulture; off Post Office Bldg; res 90th & W Dodge, Omaha.

   DONARICO, LORENZO: Cosmetologist; b Milano, Italy Feb 19, 1899; s of Anthony Donarico-Angela Riola; ed Milano Italy; m Arnao Fonno June 28, 1930 Minneapolis Minn; s Lorenzo Jr; d Dolores Fonno, Angela Anita; 1921 came to Amer; 1921-23 emp in Brandeis store, Omaha; 1923-26 owner & opr beauty salon, Dundee; 1925- owner & mgr beauty dept, Maison Lorenzo, Brandeis Store, Omaha, also owner Davison Beauty Salon, Sioux City Ia & salon with Gold & Co, Lincoln; Coiffure Guild of New York; Natl & Internatl Assns of Cosmetologists; C of C; Omaha Exec Assn; Omaha Athletic Club; Happy Hollow Country Club; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Comm Chest; Cath Ch; KC; hobbies, golf, riding, fishing, hunting; off Brandeis Store; res 1503 Rockbrook, Omaha.

   DONLON, MARTIN JOSEPH: Druggist; b Pomfret, Conn July 17, 1891; s of James Donlon-Mary Ann Farrell; ed Woodstock Conn HS; m Mabel Baustian Dec 13, 1917 Omaha; d Dorothy May (Mrs Frank Forester); 1912-15 salesman photographic supplies, Ralph Harris & Co, Boston Mass; 1915 clk for Lincoln Drug Co, Lincoln; 1916-17 drug clk Sherman-McConnoll Drug Co, Omaha; 1917-26 salesman for Richardson Drug CO, Omaha; 1926- owner & opr Claremont & Clifton Hill Pharms, Omaha; past pres Omaha Retail Druggists Assn, dir since 1929; Neb Pharm Assn, NARD; Holy Name Cath Ch; Dem; hobby, travel; off 4802 Military Ave; res 2746 Fontenelle Blvd, Omaha.

   DONOHO, PEARL: High School Teacher; b Troy, Ill Oct 31, 1882; d of William Donoho-Hannah P Gonterman; ed Vermilion S D HS; U of S D, BA 1903; U of Colo; U of Wis; Dade city Fla Southern Normal; 1903-09 tchr, S D; 1909-13 tchr, Fla; 1913- tchr in Omaha HS, 1913-16 Park Sch, 1916- tchr of social studies, Omaha Tech HS; Omaha Tchrs Forum, pres 2 years; NSTA; NEA, pres classroom tchrs orgn, dist 2; League of women Voters; B&PW Club; PEO; WCTU; YWCA; First Bapt Ch; Rep; Rep Club; hobbies, athletics, golf, swimming; off Tech HS; res 3518 Burt, Omaha.

   DONOVAN, MICHAEL LEO: Attorney; b Johnson Co, Ia Dec 26, 1885; s of Lawrence Donovan-Mary Maher; ed Oxford Ia HS 1902; Williams Coll, Iowa City; U of Iowa, LLB 1909; Phi Alpha Delta; m May Grady Sept 18, 1911 Iowa City Ia; s William L, Robert M; d Betty, Kathleen; 1909-10 mbr firm Baldwin & Donovan, Iowa City; 1911 prac law with Byron G Burbank, Omaha; 1912-13 mbr law firm Brown, Baxter & Van Dusen, Omaha; 1914- prac law, specializing in corp law, bankruptcy & reorganizations; Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; Omaha Athletic Club; BPOE 39; KC 652; Cath Ch; Dem; hobbies, inventions, fishing, hunting; off 1004 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 4929 Cass, Omaha.

   DOORLY, GILBERT H: Director & Assistant Managing Editor; b Omaha, Neb July 8, 1907; s of Henry Doorly-Margaret Hitchcock; ed Omaha HS; Dartmouth Coll 1928; m Joy Hodges Sept 2, 1939 Des Moines Ia; 1929 emp in mechanical dept of Omaha World Herald, 1930-31 in want-ad dept, 1932-33 local display advertiser, 1933-34 reporter, 1935 promotion mgr; 1936 emp in wire-photo dept of AP, New York City; 1937- dir & asst managing editor, Omaha World-Herald; Omaha Club; hobby, aviation; off World-Herald Bldg; res 72nd & Military, Omaha.

   DOORLY, HENRY: Publisher; b Barbados, West Indies Nov 9, 1879; s of Martin Edward Doorly-Katherine Carrington; ed Harrison's Coll, West Indies; 1896-98 studied civil engineering with Mr Merivalle, mbr of Inst of Civil Engineering of England, West Indies; m Margaret Hitchcock Sept 7, 1904 Omaha; s Gilbert H; d Katherine D (Mrs Richard H Young), Peggy D (Mrs Ben H Cowdery); 1899-1900 civil engr for UP RR at Cheyenne Wyo, 1900-02 draftsman at Omaha; 1902-03 draftsman with US army engrs, Omaha; 1903-34 advertising mgr & bus mgr Omaha WorldHerald; 1934- publisher; past chmn Comm Chest; originator White Spot advertising campaign; during World War 1917-19 chmn ARC drive, Omaha; C of C; past dir Omaha Club; hobby, garden; off World Herald Bldg; res Fairacres, Omaha.

   DORSEY, WILLIAM CONNER: Attorney; b Beatrice, Neb Dec 21, 1873; s of Charles G Dorsey-Mary Elizabeth Majors; ed Beatrice HS; U of N 1888-91; Phi Delta Theta; 1895 adm to Neb bar; 1895-1904 prac law, Beatrice; 1905-17 prac law, Blomington; 1917 mbr Neb legislature; 1917-19 judge 10th judicial dist; 1919-21 Neb St supreme court commr; 1921-22 asst atty gen for Neb, Omaha; 1923-24 special asst to US atty, Omaha; 1925- prac law, Omaha; Omaha, Douglas Co & Neb St Bar Assns; AF&AM, past master at Franklin; Rep; hobby, reading; father (dec) resident & mcht of Beatrice 30 years; res 3306 Burt, Omaha.

   DOUGLAS, HOWARD NICHOLSON: Vice-President Printing Co; b Omaha, Neb May 9, 1897; s of John Douglas-Parthenia Brenton; ed Omaha Central HS 1916; m Jane Croxson June 28, 1933 Omaha; s Forrest Croxson; d Dorothy Jane, Judith; while in HS worked for father in Douglas Printing Co estab 1884, Omaha; 1916-35 with father in Douglas Printing Co, 1935- VP, 1939- exec VP; during World War enl in US balloon corps June 1917, stationed at Omaha & Minneapolis Minn, disch Nov 1918; Amer Leg post 1; Amer Balloon Corps Veterans; Natl Aeronautic Assn; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Kiwanis; AF&AM 1; Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine; St Andrew's Episc Ch; Dem; hobbies, hunting, fishing, football; off 109 N 18th; res 112 S 44th, Omaha.

   DOUGLAS, JOHN McFARLAND: Bond Salesman; b St Joseph, Mo Mar 1, 1903; s of Ralph Wilson Douglas-Jane MacFarland; ed St Joseph Mo Central HS; U of Penn, BSc 1925; Beta Theta Pi; m Mary Edwards Sumner Mar 7, 1938 Omaha; 1925-28 asst to pres Douglas Candy Co of St Joseph Mo, 1928-36 VP & mgr, 1936- VP & dir; 1936- institutional salesman Burns-Potter CO, Omaha; 1st lt ofcrs res corps; Omaha Ad-Sell League; dir & treas Omaha Club; AF&AM 268; First Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, hunting, squash; off 202 S 17th; res 415 S 41st, Omaha.

   DOW, NORMAN ELMSLIE: President Roofing Co; b Omaha, Neb Nov 4, 1889; s of John Malcolm Dow-Lavinia Elmslie; ed Omaha; Bellevue Coll; U of N, BSc 1912; m Wilhelmina Miller Oct 12, 1916 Lyons; s John Malcolm; d Mary Louise; as boy assisted father in Natl Roofing Co, Inc estab 1878 Omaha; 1912- with Natl Roofing Co, 1927- exec pres since father's death; seventh generation of family in roofing bus; during World War mbr engrs res corps; Natl Assn of Roofing Contractors, pres 1929; Omaha Builders Exchange; Rotary; Happy Hollow Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite 32o; York Rite; KT; Tangier Shrine; Dundee Presby Ch, past trustee; hobbies, fishing, hunting; off 627 Paxton Blk; res 116 S 52nd, Omaha.

   DOYLE, ANNIE FISTER: Divisional Manager & Buyer; b Baltimore, Md Jan 18, 1872; d of Thomas Goforth Doyle-Charlotte Catherine Postlethwalte; ed Baltimore Md; 1887-95

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Who's Who

clk, N B Falconer Co, later Thomas Kilpatrick & Co, Omaha, 1895-1916 asst buyer, 1916-30 buyer of notions, toiletries, handkerchiefs, jewelry, leather goods, 1930- divisional mdse mgr; during World War participated in ARC, hosp unit 49, ch mbr womens div C of C; only Omaha woman to receive C of C 50 year engraved testimonial; Quota Club; ch mbr DAR; past mbr Daughters of 1812; past mbr Ad-Sell League; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, sale & display of handkerchiefs; res 418 S 38th Ave, Omaha.

   DOYLE, MARY POSTLETHWAITE: Retired; b Baltimore, Md Feb 9, 1870; d of Thomas Goforth Doyle-Charlotte Catherine Postlethwaite; ed Baltimore Md; Amer Inst of Banking, also grad work; 1887-1910 asst bkkpr, head bkkpr, 1891- cashier, first woman cashier in Omaha for Western Union Teleg Co; 1910-38 org & mgr womens dept, first woman to hold the position in Omaha Natl Bank; 1938-ret; during World War studied first aid & home nursing with ARC; past mbr Natl Assn of Bank Women; past mbr Daughters of 1812; ch mbr Omaha ch DAR; first service mbr Altrusa Club; ch mbr womens div C of C; Presby Ch; hobbies, cooking, jelly making; res 318 S 38th Ave, Omaha,

   DRAKE, ROBERT GRIFFITH: Dentist; b Carroll, Ia May 10, 1899; s of Howard Thurston Drake-Nellie V Griffith; ed Omaha HS; U of Penn, DDS 1919; Xi Psi Phi; m Marguerite E Windheim May 28, 1926 Omaha; s Richard W; 1919- dentist, Omaha; 1923-25 mbr faculty Creighton U dental coll; during World War in SATC; pres Omaha Dist Dental Soc; FACD; VP Woodbury Study Club of Ia & Neb; AF&AM 303; hobby, ice skating; off 919 First National Bank Bldg; res 303 S 50th Ave, Omaha.

   DRESHER, ALBERT V: Owner Cleaning & Dyeing Co; b Lock Haven, Penn Aug 17, 1874; s of Samuel Dresher-Helen Maurey; m Nellie E Garver Nov 30, 1898 Grant City Mo; 1892-93 emp at Columbian Exposition, Chicago Ill; 1895-97 emp in Wanamaker & Brown Co, Philadelphia Penn; 1899- owner Dresher The Tailor; 1910- pres Dresher dyers, cleaners, furriers & tailors; author Turning Emblem into Gold, 1925; Omaha flying service 1919; Natl Assn of Dyers & Cleaners, treas 10 years; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; KP; ch mbr 1910 class Rotary, dir; Omaha Athletic Club, past pres; FOE; LOOM; AF&AM 1; Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine; BPOE 39; Luth Ch; Dem; hobby, horses; off 2215 Farnam; res 104 N 54th, Omaha.

   DRESHER, CHARLES WILLARD: Department Manager Cleaning & Dyeing Co; b Lock Haven, Penn Apr 12, 1877; s of Samuel Dresher-Helen Maurey; ed Centre Hall, Penn; m Maud Morris Oct 31, 1900 Bedford Ia; s Morris V; 1899- with Dresher Bros, dyers, cleaners, furriers & tailors, Omaha; Chris Ch; Dem; off 2217 Farnam; res 5810 Florence Blvd, Omaha.

   DRESHER, J DENTON: Department Manager & Treasurer Cleaning & Dyeing Co; b Siam, Ia Mar 4, 1883; s of Samuel Dresher-Helen Maurey; ed Omaha HS; m Bonnie Tallmadge May 30, 1911 Omaha; s Denton Tallmadge; 1900- with Dresher Bros, Omaha, 1900- mgr & treas Dresher The Tailor, Omaha; ch mbr Lions; Meth Ch; Dem; hobby, farming; off 2217 Farnam; res 101st & Military Ave, Omaha.

   DRESHER, SAMUEL S: Vice-President Cleaning & Dyeing Co; b Bedford, Ia Nov 12, 1878; s of Samuel Dresher-Helen Maurey; ed Centre Hall, Penn; m Mayme Kulha Dec 24, 1908 Omaha; s Franklin; 1919-VP Dresher Bros Inc, cleaners, dyers, furriers & tailors, Omaha; pres Concord Club 1924-26; mbr Ak-Sar-Ben 45 years; AF&AM 302; Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine, potentate 1937; Royal Order of Jesters; KT; Rep; hobbies, hunting, fishing; father (dec) former contr & resident of Omaha; off 2217 Farnam; res 5120 Davenport, Omaha.

   DRESSLER, WYMER: Attorney; b Nov 9, 1883 Nemaha Co, Neb; s of H M Dressler-Mary J Stiers; ed Auburn; U of Ind; m Lydia B Barnes Dec 25, 1909 Auburn; s Dr John B, Robert L; d Jane; 1903-07 in USN; 1908 adm to Neb bar; 1908- prac law, Omaha; Neb atty for C& NW & CStPM&O RRs; Omaha Bar Assn, pres 1937; Neb St Bar Assn, chmn citizenship com 1936; C of C, mbr natl affairs com; PTA; AF&AM 1; Presby Ch; Rep; hobby, travel; father (ret) resident of Nemaha Co 40 years; off 300 Brandeis Theater Bldg; res 5601 Harney, Omaha.

   DREW, CLYDE WILLIAM: Drainage Contractor; b Plattsmouth, Neb Nov 3, 1877; s of Alva Drew-Emlly Colvin; ed Plattsmouth; Omaha HS; Omaha Med Coll; m Francisco von Goetz Sept 14, 1905 North Platte; s Clyde William Jr, Jack, Louie Bostwick, Howard; 1900-02 mail clk, MoP RR; 1903 salesman for Remington Typewriter Co; 1904-09 cash & auditor Omaha Electric Light & Power Co; 1910-12 mgr bond dept, H E Palmer, Son & Co, Omaha; 1912- mgr Clyde Drew Co, drainage contrs, Omaha; 1918-30 ptr in Briggs & Drew, drainage contrs; supt of maintenance park dept, Omaha; pres Omaha Investment Co 1922-35; 1916-24 chmn membership com C of C; ch mbr Omaha Athletic Club; Rotary; 1920-35 trustee Neb Humane Soc; since 1922 trustee Child Saving Inst; 1905-30 mbr BPOE 39; AF&AM 1; KT, Tangier Shrine, mbr 1900-35; Hanscom Park Meth Ch, secy 20 years; Dem; hobbies, Shetland ponies, hunting; off 2223 Dodge; res 310 S 53rd, Omaha.

   DRISCOLL, GLEN ROBERT: Owner Leather Co; b Des Moines, Ia Jan 8, 1895; s of William Arthur Driscoll-Alice Hughes; ed Des Moines Ia; m Sarah May Patterson Dec 25, 1916 Des Moines Ia; d Barbara Jean, Carolyn Ann, Sally May; 1909-13 salesman Thomas A Mansfield Co, Des Moines; 1913-24 salesman, Henry Kleine & Co, Chicago; 1924-28 pres Driscoll-Stanley Co, Omaha, 1928- owner & opr Driscoll Leather Co; 1935-37 pres Natl Leather & Shoe Findings Assn; past dir C of C; Tribe of Yessir, past big chief; past pres Rotary; AF&AM, Des Moines Ia; Scot Rite; Tangier Shrine; hobbies, fishing, football; off 1205 Harney; res 423 Fairacres Road, Omaha.

   DRIVER, FRED J JR: President Advertising Co; b Shenandoah, Ia Now 4, 1903; s of Dr Fred J Driver-Helen McLain; ed Alberta Canada HS; Creighton U; m Irene Shelhamer June 10, 1925 Omaha; 1920-23 teller acct, Royal Bank of Canada, Alberta; 1923 emp by Paxton & Gallagher Co, Omaha; 1924-27 cash Amer Credit Corp, Omaha; 1927-29 collection mgr Securities Acceptance Corp, Omaha; 1929 part owner direct mail advertising Co, A B C Inc; 1931- pres, owner & opr Driver & Co, advertising, Omaha; prin accounts serviced are Miller Cereal Mills, Vacuum Process Co, Neb Savings & Loan Assn, Grain Dlrs Mutual Agcy, Securities Acceptance Corp, Max I Walker, US Natl Bank, R C Chemical Concern, Dwarfies Corp, United Petroleum Corp; 1939 an org Driver oil Co, Corpus Christi Tex; 1939 org & ptr in mail advertising service; 1939 mbr advisory bd of How, picture magazine for modern youth, Buffalo N Y; org Future Magazine, ofcl publication of US Jr C of C; mbr Jr C of C since 1926, dir since 1928, VP 1935, state secy 1936; dir US Jr C of C dir 1938, VP 1939; Omaha Advertising Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; 1929-30 secy Concord Club; Omaha Athletic Club; AF&AM 281; Dundee Presby Ch, deacon; Rep; hobbies, fishing, hunting, sailing; off 603 Redick Tower; res 105th & Rockbrook Road, Omaha.

   DUFEK, ADOLPH: Grocer; b Boskovstyne, Austria May 4, 1896; s of Anton Dufek-Catherine Holy; ed Boskovstyne Austria; m Mary ___ July 1923 Fremont; s Max Adolph, Jerry; d Jean; learned butcher trade Edelsperts Austria; 1912-14 butcher, Retz Austria; 1914-16 & 1919 butcher, Chicago; 1919-21 owner meat market, Exeter; 1921-23 owner meat market, Grand Island; 1923-25 owner meat market, Fremont; 1925- owner & opr groc & meat market, Valley; during World War in 6th div AEF 78th field arty, O/S Mar 1918-June 1919; Amer Leg post 58; C of C; Cath Ch; Dem; hobbies, hunting, fishing; res Valley.

   DUFFY, IONE CAROLINE: Owner of Business School; b Dubuque, Ia Jan 18, 1877; d of Thomas Theodore Duffy-Caroline Murphy; ed Dubuque Ia; Galena Ill HS 1895; Van Sant Sch of Shorthand & Typewriting, 1899; 1899-1910 off mgr & placement bur dir, 1910- owner & dir Van Sant Sch of Bus; NEA; Natl Comml Tchrs Fedn; Eastern Comml Tchrs Assn; Natl Coun of Bus Edn; Coun of Comml Edn of Omaha & Council Bluffs; Social Settlement Assn; Maternal Health League; YWCA;, Natl Probation Assn; Natl Child Labor Com, Comm Chest; Neb Conf for Social Work; Family Welfare Assn, dir; Neb Tuberculosis Assn; Neb League of Women Voters; women's div C of C, assoc mbr Goddard Coll, Plainfield Vt; Omaha Comm Playhouse; Tuesday Musical Assn; Soc of Liberal Arts; Internatl Assn for Religious Freedom; Unitarian Assn for Social Justice; First Unitarian Ch, trustee, dir western conf; Dem; off 207 S 19th; res 4915 Cass, Omaha.

   DUGAN, EDWARD J: Attorney; b Vail, Ia Jan 12, 1902; s of Charles M Dugan-Anna Kelley; ed Vail Ia HS 1919; Creighton U, PhD 1930; Gamma Eta Gamma; m Dorothy Callahan

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July 1, 1931 Omaha; s Edward J Jr; d Donna Jean, Kathleen; 1930- prac law, Omaha; 1933-35 mbr Neb legislature, 1935 chmn judicial com, chmn special com which enacted Neb liquor law, mbr special com apptd to compile social security legislation; twice chmn President's Birthday Ball, Omaha; vice-chmn Creighton U Alumni Assn; Omaha, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; past mbr Ak-Sar-Ben; KC; Cath Ch; Dem, chmn Douglas Co central com since 1936; hobbies, football, hunting; off 680 Insurance Bldg; res 3402 Lincoln Blvd, Omaha.

   DULL, ROLLO V: City Passenger Agent; b Rockwell, Ia May 27, 1892; s of William F Dull-Ida ___; ed Mason City Ia HS; m Grace O Martin May 28, 1913 Chicago; d Virginia, Eunice; 1909 emp by C&NW RR in Mason City Ia, tsfrd to ticket off at Chicago, 1916-33 traveling agt Cleveland O, 1933- city passenger agt, Omaha; Trans-Missouri Passenger Club; Bapt Ch, ofcr; hobby, farming; off 84 Brandeis Theater Bldg; res 70th & Grover, Omaha.

   DUNCAN, JOHN WILLIAM: Physician & Surgeon; b Roseland, Neb Dec 12, 1889; s of John Patrick Duncan-Bridget Laughran; ed Roseland HS; Creighton U, MD 1912; Phi Rho Sigma; m Marie Alouise Tomanek 1918 Omaha (dec 1921); 1912-13 interne St Joseph's Hosp, Omaha; 1913- prac med, Omaha; clinical prof of surgery, Creighton U; attending surg St Joseph's, St Catherine's & Douglas Co Hosps; during World War lt & capt in med corps, US army; Amer Leg; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St Med Assn; fellow AMA; Western Surgical Assn; FACS; diplomate Amer Ed of Surgery; Omaha Club; C of C; hobbies, travel, agriculture; off 730 City National Bank Bldg; res 111 S 53rd, Omaha.

   DUNN, FRANK LOWELL: Physician; b Erie, Penn Mar 26, 1898; s of Ira Jesse Dunn-Adda E Phillips; ed Erie Penn HS; U of Chicago, BSc 1920; Harvard U, MD 1924; U of N, MA 1930; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Rho Sigma; Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Omega Alpha; Sigma Xi; m Florence Leslie Smith July 25, 1930 San Francisco Cal; 1925- prac internal med & diagnosis, Omaha; 1925- dir lab of clinical research at U of N Coll of Med, 1933- asst prof of clinical physiology, 1933-38 asst prof of med, 1939- assoc prof of med; during World War in SATC, chemical warfare service, U of Chicago; AMA; Amer Ed of Internal Med; Amer Chemical Soc; ACP; AAAS; Central Soc for Clinical Research; Amer Rheumatism Assn; Amer Soc for Endocrinology; Neb Nutrition Coun, pres; Coun of Social Agencies, pres 1936-38; Family Welfare Assn; Omaha Club; hobbies, making electric & optical instruments, photography; off 737 Medical Arts Bldg; res 847 Fairacres Road, Omaha.

   DUNN, IGNATIUS J: Attorney; b Sarpy Co, Neb Feb 1, 1868; s of Michael Dunn-Mary McBride; ed Sarpy Co; m Maude M Wingrove St Louis Mo; 1890 adm to Neb bar; 1890- prac law, Omaha; 1899-1903 Douglas Co dept atty; 1906-11 dep city atty, Omaha; 1920- prac law with I Ziegler; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; BPOE 39; Our Lady of Lourdes Cath Ch; Dem, del-at-large to natl conv, 1908, 1912, 1936; hobby, outdoor life; father (dec) homesteaded Sarpy Co 1856; off First National Bank Bldg; res 3323 Francis, Omaha.

   DUNN, RAYMOND ORSON: Osteopath; b Menlo, Ia July 2, 1888; s of John M Dunn-Viola E Murphy; ed Ames Ia HS; Still Coll of Osteopathy, Des Moines Ia, DO 1911, grad work 1917; special study in Chicago Ill, Youngstown O, Philadelphia, Knoxville Tenn under 9 specialists in ambulant proctology, one of first osteopaths in Amer to study ambulant proctology; m Jassamine Marie Boyle Jan 29, 1913 Creighton; s Robert Orson, Harcourt (dec); d Jassamine Marie (Mrs R G Thornburgh); 1911 adm to prac of osteopathy & surgery in Neb; 1911-17 osteopath, Creighton; 1917-26 osteopath, Norfolk; 1926- osteopath, Omaha, specialist in ambulant proctology; contributor papers on rectal diseases to state & natl osteopathic orgns; VP, Douglas Co Osteopathic Assn; past pres Neb Osteopathic Assn; Amer Osteopathic Assn; hobbies, fishing, hunting, bridge; off 530 Brandeis Theater Bldg; res 5120 Underwood Ave, Omaha.

   DURKEE, ALONZO: Factory Superintendent; b Rutland, Vt May 31, 1872; s of George F Durkee-Susan Straton; ed Jewell City Kas HS; Ia St Coll; m Margaret B Quaid Nov 5, 1905 Denison Ia; d Fay; 1896-factory supt, Fairmont Creamery, Denison Ia & Omaha; KC; Cath Ch; hobbies, gardening, fruit raising; off Fairmont Creamery; res 6739 Florence Blvd, Omaha.

   DURKEE, MILLARD PORTER: President Glass Co; b Omaha, Neb May 9, 1890; s of William Porter Durkee-Anna Jewel; ed Omaha Central HS 1908; m Mary Irene Sullivan Oct 29, 1920 Omaha; s Rodney Paul; 1908 played semi-professional baseball, Friend; 1909-17 & 1919-25 emp by Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co, Omaha; 1925-26 mgr of Zouri Co of Cal, San Francisco; 1926-27 mgr of Non-Pressure Store Front Co, Sioux City Ia; 1927-38 mgr glass dept Pioneer Paint & Glass Co, Omaha; 1938- org & pres Interstate Glass Co, Omaha; during World War enl in US army 1918 356th ambulance Co, 89th div, priv, O/S 1 year, disch Camp Dodge Ia June 5, 1919; Amer Leg post 1; Western & Natl Glass Distributors Assns; C of C; Episc Ch; Rep; hobbies, baseball, football; off 2578-80 Harney; res 2044 Fowler Ave, Omaha.

   DWORAK, ADOLPH JOHN: President Mortuary; b Omaha, Neb Oct 25, 1895; s of Frank Dworak-Mary Smetana; ed Omaha Central HS; Dworak Sch of Accounting; m Anna Swoboda Apr 15, 1917 Omaha; s John Leo, Thomas Edward, James Paul, Adolph John Jr; d Mary Helen, Anna Rita; 1909-17 bkkpr, Omaha; 1917-20 asst supt of safety & welfare, Amer Smelter; 1920- VP & treas Hoffman Mortuary Co, Omaha; pres Dworak-Chapuran Mortuary; Vinton Comm Club, pres 1940; Czech Civic Alliance, pres 1933; conf VP, St Vincent de Paul Soc; Cath Sokol Soc; St Wenceslaus Cath Ch; Dem; father (dec) contr & resident of Omaha 40 years; off 2466 S 16th; res 2201 S 6th, Omaha

   DYSART, JOHN TWINEM: Attorney; b Monroe Co, O Apr 23, 1875; s of William Dysart-Margaret L Twinem; ed Superior HS 1898; U of N, LLB 1902; 1902 adm to Neb bar; 1902-06 prac law, Nelson; Nuckolls Co judge; 1907-09 Nuckolls Co atty; 1909- prac law, Omaha; 1932 & 1936 candidate for dist judge 4th dist; 1922-23 pres Omaha Bar Assn; Neb St Bar Assn; C of C, past dir, mbr exec com; AF&AM, past ofcr all York Rite bodies; past grand master R&SM, grand treas; past potentate Tangier Shrine; past grand comm KT; Rep; hobby, law; off 746 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 627 N 32nd Ave, Omaha.

   EATON, ALBERT NATHANIEL: Owner of Metal Works; b Quincy, Mass Aug 25, 1859; s of Nathaniel Hubbard Eaton-Mary Ann Jones; ed Quincy Mass; m Luella Little Sept 3, 1884 Wellsville Kas; 1875-85 farmer, Franklin Co Kas; 1890-95 owner gen store, Aulne Kas; 1895-1900 owner gen store, Whitehill, Ariz; 1900-03 owner gen store, Peabody Kas; 1903- owner & opr A N Eaton Metal Products; owner Eaton Culvert Co, Grand Island; owner Eaton Metal Products Co, Denver, Billings Mont, Albuquerque N M; Omaha Mfrs Assn, treas; C of C; Rotary; AF&AM; Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine; res 13th & Willis; res 1806 Spencer, Omaha.

   EDDY, CLARENCE E [Earl]: Sales Agent; b Chicago, Ill Apr 25, 1892; s of DeLester [Luther] Eddy-Augusta Nelson; ed Omaha HS; Iowa St Coll; m Mildred I [Irene] Eller May 13, 1917 Omaha; d Elaine Frances [m. Lasswell], Jacquelin, Shirley Annette; 1913 emp by Gen Film Corp, Denver; 1914-17 emp by Western Electric Co, Omaha; 1917-20 traveling salesman for International Bus Machines Corp at Indianapolis, 1920-23 sales agt at South Bend Ind, 1923-29 sales representative at Indianapolis, 1929- sales agt, Omaha; AF&AM; hobbies, golf, fishing; off 1311 Farnam; res 2561 Crown Point Ave, Omaha.

   EDGERLY, DENISON MERRILL: Vice-President Machinery & Supply Co; b Ottumwa, Ia July 21, 1882; s of John W Edgerly-Maria L Chambers; ed Ottumwa Ia HS; U of Penn 1901-03; m Henrietta Benedict Aug 27, 1912 Omaha; s Denison Merrill Jr; d Adine; 1903-23 with Sunderland Machinery & Supply CO; 1923- VP & sales mgr Interstate Machinery & Supply Co, Omaha; dir Assoc Equipment Distributors; dir Central States Mill Supply Assn; Purchasing Agts Assn; Sales Mgrs Club; VP of bd, Neb Childrens Home Soc; Omaha Club; past pres Lions; AF&AM; C of C, mbr industrial development com; First Bapt Ch, secy bd of trustees; father (dec) owned whol drug co, Ottumwa Ia; off 1006 Douglas; res 1006 S 51st, Omaha.

   EDGERLY, GEORGE CHAMBERS: President of Machinery & Supply Co; b Ottumwa, Ia July 23, 1877; s of John W Edgerly-Maria L Chamhers; ed Ottumwa Ia HS; Northwestern U 1896; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; m Emma Stuart May 14, 1902 Ottumwa Ia; s Albion Stuart, George Jr; d Frances (Mrs Joseph Kuncl); 1899-

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1903 asst secy Midland Glass & Paint Co, Omaha; 1903-04 emp by Omaha Roofing & Supply Co; 1904-23 emp by Sunderland Roofing & Supply Co, 1910-23 secy; 1923- pres Interstate Machinery & Supply Co; past pres Omaha Mfrs Assn; Natl Assn of Mfrs; C of C; Rotary; YMCA, dir & treas 10 years; First Central Congl Ch. trustee; Rep; hobby, music; off 1006 Douglas; res 5110 Cuming, Omaha.

   EGGERS, HAROLD EVERETT: Physician & Pathologist; b Royalton, Wis Mar 1, 1882; s of Frederick Eggers-Louise Matchiniski; ed Rush Med Coll, BSc 1903, MD 1909; U of Wis, MA 1905; fellow in pathology, U of Chicago 1905-06; Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Omega Alpha; m Eunice Cartright Nov 15, 1911 Chicago; s Harold Jr; foster s Alden; d Eunice; 1909 adm to prac med; 1907-09 & 1910-11 held research appmt, Memorial Inst for Infectious Diseases; 1911-15 prof pathology, Harvard U Med Sch of China, Shanghai; 1916- prof pathology, U of N Coll of Med, Omaha; pathologist, Immanuel Hosp; during World War maj in MORC, med instr, Fort Riley & Fort Omaha; fellow AAAS; Omaha-DougIas Co & Neb St Med Assns; off U of N Coll of Med; res 303 S 51st Ave, Omaha.

   EGGERSS, GEORGE WILLIAM: Manufacturer; b Omaha, Neb July 20, 1896; s of August J Eggerss-Margaret Meitzen; ed Omaha; Shattuck Mil Acad, Faribault Minn 1912-17; m Sylvia Brandes June 2, 1920; 1918- associated with Eggerss O'Flyng Co, paper box mfrs, 1932- VP & ptr, Omaha; during World War enl in US army Jan 1918, 2nd lt 36th inf Fort Snelling, tsfrd 42nd Inf Camp Devins, Mass; disch May 1919; Amer Leg post 1; 40 & 8; ROA; major field arty res; C of C, mbr since 1919; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Tangier Shrine; Episc Ch; Rep; father (dec 1932) estab Eggerss O'Flyng Co 1881; off 1423 Leavenworth; res 109 S 53rd, Omaha.

   EK, JOHN RALPH: Department Manager Chamber of Commerce; b Green Bay, Wis Nov 30, 1891; s of Carl John Ek-Grace Schilling; ed Oshkosh Wis HS 1913; Northwestern U; Inst for Comml & Trade Orgn Secys 1931; m Helen G Fales Aug 8, 1921 Omaha; s John Harlow; 1913-22 emp in various comml & trade activities, theater & variety store management; 1922-29 secy Omaha Retail Groc Assn; 1929- mgr membership service dept C of C, Omaha; mbr Natl Assn of Comml Orgn Secys; Noonday Club; WOW; North Presby Ch, 1925- deacon & trustee; Rep; hobbies, fishing, hunting; off WOW Bldg; res 2212 Pinkney, Omaha.

   ELLICK, ALFRED G: Attorney; b Fremont, Neb Aug 29, 1878; s of Francis I Ellick-Josephine Lauth; ed Fremont HS; U of Mich, LLB 1900; m Frances Purvis Dec 16, 1903 Omaha; s Robert P, Alfred G Jr; d Josephine (Mrs Edward B Crofoot); 1900-01 coached Haskell Indians football team; 1902 coached Creighton U football team; 1900- prac law, Omaha; 1904-05 asst city atty, Omaha;1906-12 Douglas Co, dep atty; 1912-18 asst gen atty, UP RR Co, Omaha; during World War capt Co A, Neb HG 1918, disch 1918; chmn Douglas Co 4-min men,, Omaha Bar Assn; Neb St Bar Assn, secy 1910-19, pres 1921; Amer Bar Assn; pres Neb Grain Improvement Assn 1938-39; Omaha Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Omaha Country Club; C of C; Rotary; hobbies, golf, fishing, hunting; off 810 Insurance Bldg; res 105 S 53rd, Omaha.

   ELLIS, WILLIAM ARTHUR: Secretary & Assistant Commissioner, Chamber of Commerce; b Lincoln, Neb Feb 22, 1874; s of James William Ellis-Marie Von De Velde; ed Omaha; Omaha Bus Coll 1891; m Elvira Roscoe Lee Jan 1894 Omaha (dec); s Phillip F, William Arthur Jr, Robert L; d Burdette, Helen C (Mrs S E Beall), Marie (Mrs W C Cox), Elizabeth Lee (Mrs Robert M Schmidt), Ruth Elizabeth (Mrs J C Kennedy); 1891-92 cash boy, Kelly-Stiger Dept Store, Omaha; 1892-93 off boy UP RR at Omaha, 1893-1903 clk, 1903-06 bur chief, 1906-13 travelIng sect; 1913- asst commr, C of C; 1937 secy; 1925-27 conducted Neb statewide air tours, conductor goodwill trade excursions to Omaha trade territory past 25 years; org Liberty Loan & War Stamp drives & coun of defense during World War; secy Omaha Mfrs Assn; past secy Omaha Hay Exchange; secy City Improvement Coun; past secy Omaha-Decatur River Transportation Co; past secy Omaha River Development Assn; Mchts Market Week Assn, secy since 1919; BPOE 39; hobby, golf; off WOW Bldg; res 3026 Martin Ave, Omaha.

   ELLISON, CARL LOUIS: Secretary-Treasurer Linen & Towel Supply Co; b Omaha, Neb May 12, 1886; s of Andrew Ellison-Anna Carlson; ed Omaha; m Mary C Christensen June 20, 1917 Omaha; d Jean Mary; m Agnes C Hansen Oct 21, 1931 Kansas City; 1901-03 emp in horse shoeing establishment of J P Moore, Omaha; 1903-06 emp by Wright & Wilhelmy Whol Hdw Co, Omaha; 1906-19 emp by Northwestern Bell Tele Co, Omaha; 1919-20 emp by Frontier Linen & Towel Supply Co of Omaha, 1921- part owner, 1930- secy-treas; Omaha Linen Club; Noonday Club; Square & Compass Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM; RAM; R&SM; Kountze Memorial Luth Ch; hobby, fishing; off 1474 S 16th; res 4535 Walnut, Omaha.

   ELSASSER, ALBERT WILLIAM: Attorney & Chief Deputy County Sheriff; b Omaha, Neb Feb 8, 1888; s of Peter E Elsasser-Anna M Lorenzen; ed Omaha Central HS 1912; Creighton U, LLB 1916; m Opal L Langford Dec 23, 1916 Omaha; s Earl Albert; d Vivian E; 1906-10 coxswain & 1st class gun pointer USS Wisconsin, circumnavigated globe with Atlantic Fleet, at time of San Francisco fire & earthquake in 1906 served under Gen Funston during period of martial law; 1916-17 in law dept UP RR, Omaha; 1918-33 prac law, Omaha; 1923-25 state legislator; 1933-39 Douglas Co dep sheriff; 1939- chief dep; during World War 2nd lt 41st inf 10th div US army, disch capt of inf Jan 1919; maj judge advocate gen dept res, 89th div; Amer Leg post 1, past lt vice-comm; Ak-Sar-Ben; ARC; AF&AM; Scot Rite 1; Tangier Shrine; OES, past patron; hobbies, family, home, reading; off Courthouse; res 1033 S 28th, Omaha.

   ELWOOD, REX BUTLER: Vice-President & Manager Taxidermy School; b Oto, Ia Apr 8, 1899; s of James W Elwood-Louie Butler; ed Omaha Central HS; U of Colo; Harvard U, BA 1922; Delta Tau Delta; m Dorothea Leaon May 5, 1926 Council Bluffs Ia; 1923-25 emp by US Ntal Bank, Omaha; 1925-27 emp by California, bank, Los Angeles; 1928- VP & mgr NW Sch of Taxidermy; during World War in SATC, U of Colo; C of C; AF&AM; Congl Ch; Rep; hobbies, golf, hunting; off 201 S 10th; res 321 S Happy Hollow Blvd, Omaha.

   EMMERT, JOSEPH M: Attorney; b Atlantic, Ia Mar 31, 1898; s of Dr J M Emmert-Ida Elizabeth Washbaugh; ed Atlantic Ia HS 1919; U of Ia, LLB 1926; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; m Marjorie Mullane Mar 30, 1935 Omaha; d Joann Louise; 1926- priv law prac, Omaha; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; past mbr Jr. C of C; AF&AM; Dundee Presby Ch; Dem; hobbies, golf, hunting; off 1130 First National Bank Bldg; res 5117 California, Omaha.

   EMMERT, MAX: Surgeon; b Atlantic, Ia Aug 18, 1883; s of Joseph Martin Emmert-Ida Elizabeth Washbaugh; ed Atlantic Ia; Corning Ia HS 1901; U of Ia, BA 1905; Johns Hopkins U, MD 1909; Sigma Nu; Nu Sigma Nu; m Virginia Davis Cuykendall Oct 23, 1912 Atlantic Ia; s Dr Max Jr; d Harriet, Jeanette; 1909-15 prac med, Atlantic Ia; 1915-16 prac med, Des Moines Ia; 1916- prac med, Omaha; Omaha-Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; ACS; ch mbr, founder & past internatl dir, Lions; past mbr C of C; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; past pres Neb Childrens Home Soc; AF&AM, Atlantic Ia, past master; Scot Rite; hobbies, hunting, fishing, golf; off 446 Aquila Court; res 5020 Western Ave, Omaha.

   ENGLISH, JAMES THOMAS: County Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Oct 26, 1893; s of James P English-Margaret A Dalton; ed Creighton Prep 1912; Creighton U, BA 1916, LLB 1920; Delta Theta Phi; m Genevieve Dross ___ (dec 1937); s James Robert; m Estelle Frances Williams Boyle Nov, 18, 1938 Omaha; step s William Francis Boyle; 1914-20 while in sch timekeeper for Hugh Murphy Construction Co of Omaha, 1920-22 supt; 1922-33 with firm of Crofoot, Fraser, Connolly, Stryker, 1933-39 mbr of firm; 1935- Douglas Co atty, during World War stationed at Great Lakes naval training station, disch Dec 20, 1918; Amer Leg, past vice-comm post 1; past pres Neb Assn of Co Attys; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; past mbr Amer Bar Assn; C of C; Happy Hollow Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; BPOE; KC, Past advocate; Cath Ch; Dem; hobbies, golf, fishing, hunting, sports; off Courthouse; res 6111 Western Ave, Omaha.

   EPSEN, EDWARD CHARLES: President Lithographing Co; b Rochester, N Y Dec 6, 1874; s of Edward A Epsen-BeIl Perry; ed Rochester N Y; Milwaukee Sch of Fine Arts; Minn Inst of Fine Arts; Mechanics Inst, Rochester, studied art, drawing,
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