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

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ship com; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Kiwanis; Omaha Athletic Club; AF&AM 25; Scot Rite 321; Tangier Shrine, life mbr; Hanscom Park Meth Ch; hobby, travel; off Farnam at 40th; res Omaha Athletic Club, Omaha.

   GREENBERG, ABRAHAM: Physician; b New York City, N Y June 16, 1892; s of Harry Greenberg-Jennie Sloboainsky; ed Omaha Central HS; U of N, 1909-15, BSc, MD; Phi Delta Epsilon; m Blooma Kogan June 14, 1922 Minneapolis; d Beverly, Renee, Phyllis; 1916- prac surgery & obstetrics, Omaha; staff mbr Meth, Luth, Douglas Co, St Josephs & Immanuel Hosps; city phys; during World War 1917-19 1st lt med corps, base hosp 49 of Neb, ofcr ambulance Co 157, O/S 1 year; Amer Leg; VFW, med ofcr; Omaha-Douglas Co Med Soc; Omaha Midwest Clinical Soc; com mbr Jewish Welfare Fedn; Highland Country Club; B'nal B'rith, past pres grand lodge dist 6; B'nai Israel, chmn bd of dirs; IOOF; AZA, legion of honor; MWA; Temple Israel; hobbies, golf, travel; off 320 Medical Arts Bldg; res 5124 Chicago, Omaha.

   GREENWAY, HARRY REED: Owner Investment Co; b Richmond, Va Jan 1, 1897; s of R V Greenway-Mary Ritter; ed Shenandoah & Grinnell Ia HS; 1919-31 asst secy US Natl Bank, Omaha; 1931- owner, Greenway Co, investment bankers; during World War in US army, 88th div, hdqrs Co, Camp Dodge Ia, Camp Grant; Neb Bankers Assn, assoc mbr; Investment Bankers of Amer; Security Dirs Assn; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Club; Happy Hollow Club; Uni Club, Omaha; off Farnam Bldg; res Blackstone Hotel, Omaha.

   GRIMES, GEORGE: Managing Editor; b Omaha, Neb May 17, 1894; s of Charles A Grimes-Olive Mae Eichelberger; ed Omaha Central HS; U of N, 1914-17; Phi Kappa Psi; m Eva Irene Miller July 6, 1918 Fremont; s Lee, Thomas M, George E, David C; 1919-20 managing editor, Fremont Herald; 1920-23 publisher Platte Valley Daily News, Scottsbluff; 1923- mbr Omaha World-Herald editorial staff, May 1934-39 assoc editor, June 1939- managing editor; during World War 1917 commd 1st lt, Fort Snelling Minn, 85th div, Camp Custer Mich; O/S with French tank corps, disch Apr 1919; C of C; AF&AM 268, past master; Pro Tem Club; U of N Alumni Assn, pres 1936; hobby, travel; off World-Herald Bldg; res 6701 Davenport, Omaha.

   GROBECK, LAWRENCE PETER: President Amusement Co; b Omaha, Neb May 14, 1892; s of Anton Peter Grobeck-Marie ___; ed Omaha Central HS; Mozer-Lampman Bus Coll; m Goldie Elizabeth Hansen Apr 9, 1924 Kansas City Mo; s Jack Lawrence; d Gloria M, Nanette M; prior to 1910 worked for father in dairy bus, Omaha; 1910-11 steno for Winn Bros Commission Co, Omaha; 1911-12 steno 6 mos for Amer Oil Co, cash 6 mos for New Market Meat Co, Los Angeles Cal; 1912-14 steno for Farmers Livestock Co 1 year at Omaha, 6 mos with Rosenstock Bros & 6 mos for Omaha Tanning Co, between times with father's bus; 1914-15 Cash Cal Packing Co, Los Angeles; 1915-17 with father in dairy bus, Omaha; 1917- with brother Harry B owns & opr father's dairy bus, Grobeck Bros, Omaha; 1939 with brothers, Harry B & Martin R estab & Inc plant, Grobeeks Dairy; 1921 ptr of E. A. Harnes in Mueller Theater, 1923 Inc & became Harms-Grobeck Enterprises, 1929- Grobeck Amusement Co, pres; during World War 1917 in US army balloon div, sgt, disch Dec 1918; Amer Leg post 1; AF&AM; Danish Luth Ch; hobby, travel; off 1708 Vinton; res 1702 Van Camp Ave, Omaha.

   GRODINSKY, MANUEL: Surgeon; b Omaha, Neb Aug 5, 1896; s of Henry Grodinsky-Bayla Levithan; ed Omaha Central HS 1914; U of Omaha; U of N, MD 1920; Alpha Omega Alpha; Sigma Xi; m Bertha Ruth Leon Sept 1925 Chicago Ill; d Bayla Mae; interne, Mt Sinai Hosp New York & Uni Hosp, Omaha; 1922 prac med, Omaha; asst prof of anatomy & surgery, U of N Coll of Med; during World War in SATC, U of N; founders group of Amer Ed of Surgery; ACS; Amer Assn of Anatomists; Amer Men of Science; Omaha-Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; listed in Who's Who Among Phys & Surgs; author of articles on facial spaces of the foot & their bearing on infection; study of the tendon sheaths of the foot and their relation to infection; the fasciae & facial spaces of the head, neck & adjacent regions; foot infection of peridigital origin; sedimentation test of the blood in gen surg & infection & gangrene of extremities of the diabetic; Variety Club; hobbies, research work, writing med papers; off 902 Medical Arts Bldg; res 681 N 58th, Omaha.

   GRODINSKY, WILLIAM: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Aug 5, 1894; s of Henry Grodinsky-Bayla Levithan; ed Omaha Central HS 1910; Creighton U, LLB 1913; 1913-15 emp in Omaha; 1915 adm to Neb bar; 1915-17 prac law with firm Stout, Rose & Wells, Omaha; 1919-32 prac law in firm Monsky, Katlemon & Grodinsky; 1932-35 mbr law firm Shotwell, Monsky, Grodinsky & Vance; 1935 mbr law firm Monsky, Grodinsky, Marer & Cohen; during World War 1917 enl in SC, stationed U of N, Purdue, Lafayette Ind & Camp Mead, Md, disch 1919; Amer Leg post 1; Omaha, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; Highland Country Club; B'nai B'rith; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Shrine; hobby, golf; off 737 Omaha National Bank Building; res 2639 Davenport, Omaha.

   GROSS, DANIEL JOHN: Attorney; b Avoca, Ia Mar 14, 1897; s of George C Gross-Ellen R McCarthy; ed Walnut Ia HS 1915; Creighton U, LLB 1916; grad work Georgetown U, Washington; Delta Theta Phi; m Louise Elizabeth Ortman May 25, 1931 Omaha; 1915-16 during summer emp in circulation dept, Omaha World Herald; 1919-20 dep US revenue collector, San Francisco; 1920 adm to Neb bar; 1920-23 prac law with Motgomery, Hall & Young; 1923-27 Douglas Co, dept atty; 1927- prac law, Omaha; 1936-39 ptr in law firm Johnsen, Gross & Crawford, 1939- mbr law firm Gross & Crawford; 1935 mbr athletic bd, Creighton U; during World War chief petty ofcr USN; disch Mar 1919; Amer Leg post 1, past mbr exec com; Omaha, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; BPOE; KC, past grand knight; Cath Ch; Rep; off 730 Farm Credit Bldg; res 3559 Woolworth, Omaha.

   GROSS, STANLEY ELMER: Grocer; b Omaha, Neb Sept 12, 1908; s of Jacob A Gross-Molly Muskin; ed Omaha Central HS; m Marian Blumenthal July 6, 1930 Omaha; 1926-28 worked in gold claims in Keystone S D; 1928-30 emp by R J Olsen Co, whol grocs, Omaha; 1932- owner & opr J A Gross Groc Store, Omaha; 1932-39 owner groc stores at Sioux Falls S D & Shenandoah Ia; 1939- owner & opr Advance Bottling Co, Omaha; pres Omaha Retail Groc Assn; treas United Food Stores, Inc; Ad-Sell League; C of C; Beth-El Synagogue, dir; off 2404 Ames; res 5102 Capitol Ave, Omaha.

   GROSSE, ARTHUR CHESTER: Hotel Manager, b Beemer, Neb Dec 14, 1904; s of Frank Frederick Grosse-Emilie Knorr; ed Orchard HS 1923; WSTC; Norfolk Bus Coll 1925; 1924 while in Coll emp at Perry Hotel, Norfolk; 1926-28 clk, Keen Hotel, Omaha; 1928-31 clk, Sanford Hotel, Omaha; 1931-32 clk Warrior Hotel, Sioux City Ia; 1932-34 clk, Conant Hotel, Omaha; 1934- mgr of Conant Hotel, now Regis Hotel; past pres Hotel Greeters of Amer ch 1, Omaha; Omaha, Neb & Northwestern Hotel Assns; C of C; TPA; Ak-Sar-Ben; Business Leaders Club, ch mbr; hobby, horseback-riding; off & res Regis Hotel, Omaha.

   GROVE, HAROLD JAMES: Realtor & Builder; b Omaha, Neb July 22, 1898; s of Harvey Jackson Grove-Amanda Margerite Bellis; ed Omaha; Northwestern U; Neb Wes, BA 1920; Phi Delta Theta; Crescent; m Lucia Mary Martin June 16, 1920 Omaha; s Harold James, Robert Martin, Norman Allen; d Lucia Mary; 1920- in real estate & building business, Omaha; during 42 years Grove & Co have completed approximately 2000 Omaha homes; during World War enl in OTC Camp Grant Ill, disch 1918; Amer Leg; Omaha Real Est Bd; pres North HS PTA; Ak-Sar-Ben; bd mbr YMCA, Goodwill Industries; Ad-Sell League; First Meth Ch, bd mbr; hobby, athletics; off Grain Exchange; res 2551 Titus Ave, Omaha.

   GRUMMANN, PAUL HENRY: Professor of Arts; b Indianapolis, Ind Oct 4. 1872; s of Albert U Grummann-Augusta Storch; ed Indianapolis Ind HS; Ind U, BA 1896; MA 1900; U of Chicago; m Katherine Frances Coleston Aug 26, 1891 Indianapolis Ind; s Herbert Richard; D Norma Frances (Mrs William Rotten), Katharyn Anne (Mrs Paul R Sweet); 1891-92 instr Butler U, Indianapolis Ind; 1892-1900 tchr of languages, Indianapolis HS; 1900-06 prof of Germanic languages, U of N at Lincoln, 1906-12 prof of modern literature, 1912-31 dir of sch of fine arts & prof of dramatic literature; 1931- dir & curator of Joslyn Memorial, Omaha; 1936- Joslyn prof of arts, U of Omaha; Western Museum Assn; Amer Fedn of Arts, past mbr, west-

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ern secy 18 years; Amer Museum Assn; Omaha Athletic Club; C of C; Rotary; past mbr Omaha Country Club; MWA; WOW; past pres Neb Writers Guild; ch mbr, & org Uni Club, Lincoln; AF&AM; Unitarian Ch; hobby, writing poetry; off 22nd & Dodge; res 817 S 57th, Omaha.

   GUTOSKI, PETER PAUL: Attorney; b Du Bois Penn May 22, 1911; s of Peter Paul Gutoski-Josephine Mikuleski; ed Du Bois Penn HS 1929; Omaha U, LLB 1933; m Hedvig Edna Batkus Feb 6, 1932 Omaha; adm to Neb bar 1932; 1929-35 acct in gen auditor's off, UP RR; 1935-39 prac law, Omaha; 1936-37 statistician for Armour & Co, Omaha; 1935-36 legislator, 15th dist; 1939- state legislator 8th dist, youngest mbr in legislature; author Blue Ribbon grand jury law, also county annual inventory law; 1939 in legal dept Mutual Benefit Health & Accident Corp; Neb St Bar Assn; Pulaski Club of Amer; Dem, 1940 candidate for legislature; 1936-37 pres Douglas Co Y D Club, 1938- 2nd congl dist secy; St. Francis Cath Ch; hobby, woodworking, res 3912 S 36th, Omaha.

   HAAS, MRS BLANCHE LUCILE: Homemaker; b Pawnee City, Neb; d of John Daniel Albright-Ida Jane Bowles; ed Pawnee City HS; U of N; Uni Sch of Music; Delta Delta Delta; m Fred L Haas Apr 12, 1911 Pawnee City; s Frederick Lowell; 1911- homemaker; composer of ballad, A Home; past treas & past pres ch BN, PEO; AAUW, past bd mbr; Fornightly Musical Club, treas; Music Appreciation Club; Morning Musical Club; Tuesday Musical Club; past pres Omaha Alliance Delta Delta Delta; First Meth Ch, past pres first circle; hobby, music; res 620 N 65th, Omaha.

   HAAS, CLARK SCHILLER: Merchant; b Pawnee City, Neb Mar 1, 1885; s of Christian B Haas-Savilla Lipp; ed Pawnee City; m Mabel Hall June 25, 1918 Chicago Ill; s Clark Schiller Jr; when boy carried newspapers, later clk in stores; 1899-1905 clk in dry goods store of A B Edee, Pawnee City; 1905-15 women's apparel sales representative Chicago; 1915-19 org & owner womens coat & suit mfg plant, Chicago; 1919- mbr firm Fred & Clark Haas Inc, Omaha; past pres Assoc Retailers of Omaha; mbr various coms of C of C, past pres; past pres Lions; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben, mbr His Majesty's Coun; active in BSA work; secy Neb Tuberculosis Assn; First Central Congl Ch, trustee, mbr hospitality com; off 207 S 16th; res 1140 Turner Blvd, Omaha.

   HAAS, FRED L: Merchant, b Pawnee City, Nebr Dec 2, 1887; s of Christian B Haas-Savilla Lipp; ed Pawnee City HS; m Blanche Lucile Albright Apr 12, 1911 Pawnee City; s Frederick Lowell; 1903-09 emp in dry goods store of A B Edee, Pawnee City; 1909-12 traveling representative for Farrell, Spence & Co, Chicago Ill; 1912-16 buyer for Rorabaugh-Wiley Dry Goods Co, Hutchinson Kas; 1916- owner & opr of Ladies & Misses Ready-To-Wear Store in Omaha, 1919- with brother Clark; past dir Garment Retailers of Amer, del to conf in Paris France 1928; Natl Retail Dry Goods Assn, past pres 2 years; mbr Assoc Retailers of Omaha; past dir & past pres C of C; Rotary, gov 120th dist; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; First Meth Ch, trustee; mother's family dates back to German poet, Schiller; hobby, travel; off 207 S 16th; res 620 N 65th, Omaha.

   HAAS, WILLIAM HENRY: Secretary-Treasurer Wholesale Co; b Omaha, Neb May 29, 1884; s of Charles Haas-Betty Smith; ed Omaha; m Catherine Jacobson June 5, 1906 Omaha; s Charles W; 1869-1936 dept mgr Paxton & Gallagher Co of Omaha; 1936- secy-treas; C of C dir; Ak-Sar-Ben; Omaha Field Club; BPOE 39; AF&AM 288; Rep; father was resident of Omaha 55 years; off 9th & Jackson; res 6870 Minne Lusa Blvd, Omaha.

   HACKLER, JOY MADISON: Treasurer Grain Co; b Nebraska City, Neb Jan 14, 1877; s of James M Hackler-Martha Sitton; ed Springview; Reynolds HS; m Nellie Tisue July 29, 1903 Springview; s Victor Tisue, Windsor Gregory; 1902-05 asst cash, Stockmans Bank, Springview; 1905-16 cash, Gregory Natl Bank, Gregory S D; 1916-21 gen mgr, Updike Grain Corp at Milwaukee, 1922- treas; 1923-28 bus mgr Omaha Bee News; 1927- dir Yellow Cab Co, Omaha; 1928- pres Platte Valley Land & Investment Co; 1929- gen mgr Standard Timber Co of Neb; C of C; Omaha Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM, Gregory S D; Congl Ch; Rep; hobbies, hunting, fishing; father (dec) homesteaded in Keyapaha Co 1883, resident of Otoe Co 20 years; off Grain Exchange; res 156th & Maple, Omaha.

   HAGGART, VIRGIL J: Attorney; b St Paul, Neb Apr 3, 1894; s of James A Haggart-Johanna O'Halleran; ed St Paul HS 1912; U of N, LLB 1917; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; m Mildred Weston Oct 5, 1923 Omaha; s James, David W; 1917- prac law Omaha; during World War enl in US army Nov 1917, capt field arty, disch Dec 1919; Amer Leg; Omaha & Amer Bar Assns; past treas Neb St Bar Assn; C of C; Pro Tem Club; Country Club; AF&AM 268; Presby Ch; Rep, secy Douglas Co Central Com 1936; hobbies, photography, gardening; off 1130 First National Bank Bldg; res 6724 Davenport, Omaha.

   HAIGHT, ARTHUR MOTT: Consulting Actuary; b Albion, Mich May 23, 1892; s of Arthur Mott Haight-Pearl Hunsicker; ed Manuel HS, Indianapolis Ind; U of Mich; m Edythe Buckberry May 9, 1917 Bowling Green Ky; s Frank Avery; d Hildred Ann; 1917-18 consulting actuary, Indianapolis; 1918-24 consulting actuary Iowa Ins Co, Des Moines; 1924- consulting actuary with Haight, Davis & Haight, Omaha; during World War mbr Ind NG; Omaha Athletic Club; AF&AM; Unitarian Ch; hobbies, golf, bridge, reading; off 202 Faidley Bldg; res 124 S 58th, Omaha.

   HALL, MATTHEW ALEXANDER: Attorney; b Toronto, Canada July 31, 1862; s of Thomas El Hall-Janet Burns; ed New Market HS; Toronto Collegiate Inst; U of Wis, LLB 1888; Phi Delta Theta; m May Wurtele Sept 2, 1890 Sorel Canada; s Percy W, Charles A (dec), Donald J, Robert A; 1888- prac law, Omaha; 1898-1931 British vice-consul; 1903 mbr Neb sen & chmn of judiciary com; 1938- US commr; 1897 Pres Victoria Diamond Jubilee Celebration, Omaha; 1898 special envoy to Canada for Omaha Trans-Mississippi Exposition; British Amer Club, pres; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; Amer Bar Assn, Neb representative several years; C of C; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Cub; 1900-01 gov Ak-Sar-Ben; past dir Neb Humane Soc; AF&AM 268, helped org ch, 2nd master; Scot Rite, 32o; Tangier Shrine; Neb Veteran Free Masons Assn, past pres; First Presby Ch, elder; Rep; hobbies, golf, reading, oil & water color paintings; off Postoffice Bldg; res 3871 Dewey Ave, Omaha.

   HALL, RICHARD WARE: Bond Dealer; b Omaha, Neb May 4, 1888; s of Richard Smith Hall-Florence Ware; ed Omaha Central HS 1906; McKenzie Prep Sch, Dobbs Ferry N Y 1907; Yale U, BA 1911; Alpha Delta hi; m Mildred Rhodes Apr 6, 1921 Omaha; s Richard Smith II, Robert Faulkner; 1911-17 asst trust ofcr Peters Trust Co, Omaha; 1917-20 ptr in Rainbolt & Hall, Omaha; 1921-22 salesman for Wachob-Klauser Co, Omaha; 1922-25 VP James T Wachob Co, Omaha; 1925- owner & opr Ware Hall & Co, municipal bond dealers Omaha; during World War enl in US army 1917 340th field arty, att 3rd OTC, comm 2nd lt June 2, 1918, O/S comm 1st lt Oct 31, 1918, disch Mar 11, 1919; Amer Leg; 1938-39 pres Neb Investment Bankers Assn; C of C; counselor & past scoutmaster, BSA; Omaha Athletic Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; All Saints Episc Ch; Rep; hobbies, hunting, fishing, rare books; off 812 First National Bank Bldg; res 313 S 51st Ave, Omaha.

   HALL, ROBERT H: Bank Vice-President & Cashier; b Waterloo, Neb, June 28, 1901; s of George Ernest Hall-Katherine Keefe; ed Waterloo HS; U of N, 1922; Phi Delta Theta; m Charlotte Gray Smith Mar 2, 1935 Omaha; s Robert Rood; d Sharon Gray; 1922-30 dir & asst cash, Farmers State Bank, Millard; 1930-34 reestab & served as cash Bank of Florence, now North Side Bank, Omaha; 1934- VP, cash & dir; ptr in Colonial Hotel, Omaha; owner R H Hall Ins Agcy; administrator of estates; pres North Omaha Kiwanis; pres Amateur Baseball Assn, Omaha; Ak-Sar-Ben; Omaha Athletic Club; Uni Club, Lincoln; chmn Omaha ch Natl Foundation for Infantile Paralysis; Cath Ch; Dem; hobbies, sports, hunting, fishing; off 4516 N 30th, Omaha; res Florence Station, RFD 2, Omaha.

   HAMER, ROBERT BLACK: Attorney; b Kearney, Neb Apr 22, 1906; s of Thomas F Hamer-Adah H Black; ed Kearney HS 1924; KSTC 1924-27; U of N, LLB 1930; Phi Delta Phi; Order of Coif; m Edith L Marts Nov 1, 1930 Lincoln; s Francis G; d Marilyn R; 1930 adm to Neb bar; 1930-33 prac law with Brogan, Ellick & Van Dusen, Omaha; 1938-39 with Brogan, Ellick & Shoemaker, 1939 with Ellick, Fitzgerald & Smith; past pres Omaha Barristers Club; Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; Jr C of C; sr C of C, mbr speakers bur of

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natl affairs com; Young Businessmens Assn; Comm Chest, mbr speakers bur; Rep, past mbr Douglas Co Central Com; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off 801 Insurance Bldg; res 1126 S 35th Ave, Omaha.

   HAMILTON, MRS MAURINE MURDOCK: Homemaker; b Omaha, Neb Oct 6, 1894; d of Arthur H Murdock-Anna Merrill; ed Omaha South HS; U of N, BA; Creighton U, MA; m Charles William Hamilton Jr Dec 22, 1918 Washington, D C; d Mae Louise; 1918- homemaker; mbr Comm Child Welfare bd, ARC bd, Comm Playhouse bd; Jr League; Colonial Dames; mbr several Rep clubs; res 1702 S 91st Ave, Omaha.

   HAMILTON, PAUL HOMER: Manufacturer; b Youngstown, 0 Apr 25, 1880; s of Wilson S Hamilton-Mary F Roberts; ed Youngstown 0; Raine HS, Youngstown 0; m Josephine Vaughn Dec 27, 1909 Erie Penn; d Winifred (Mrs Barry Connor); 1898-1900 emp by The Republic Iron & Steel Co Mills, Youngstown 0; 1900-04 chief engr, Massillon Ohio Iron & Steel Co; 1904-09 gen sales mgr Neptune Meter Co, Forth Worth Tex; 1909-36 chief engr Sands Mfg Co, Cleveland 0; 1936- owner & opr Midwest Heater Co, Omaha; during World War mbr civilian intelligence; Amer Gas Assn, chmn water heating com, mbr com on water heater requirements for approval; Omaha Athletic Club; Happy Hollow Country Club; C of C; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; SAR; SUV; Episc Ch; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off 1114 Howard; res Logan Hotel, Omaha.

   HAMMES, LEONARD A: Attorney; b Keota, Ia July 5, 1895; s of M Hammes-Mary Weber; ed Hampton Ia HS 1914; Grinnell Ia Coll; U of Chicago, PhB 1919, JD 1921; m W Cleo Nickols Aug 21, 1924 Atlantic Ia; s Leonard Allan, Donald Lee; 1921 adm to Ia Bar, 1923 adm to Neb bar; 1921-22 tchr in law sch, U of Wyo, Laramie; 1923-24 prac law with Howard H Baldridge, Omaha; 1925-27 mbr law firm Saxton, Waldron & Hammes, Omaha; 1927-31 mbr law firm Saxton & Hammes, Omaha; 1931- mbr law firm Frost, Hammes & Nimtz, Omaha; during World War ent in US army 1917, ordnance trainIng sch, U of Chicago, training course Camp Jackson S C, hdqrs Co Camp Hancock Ga, supvr troop movements, comm 2nd lt, disch Feb 1919; an org, ch mbr & first comm Benson Amer Leg post 112, mbr good will pilgrimage tour of France, Germany, Italy, & England 1937: 40 & 8; past mbr exec com Omaha Bar Assn; Neb St Bar Assn; Kiwanis; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; BPOE; IOOF; AF&AM; OES; First Presby Ch, elder, VP mens Bible class, past deacon; hobbies, travel, flowers, rock garden; off 628 Keeline Bldg; res 2539 N 55th, Omaha.

   HANDLER, MANNING ELLIOTT: Investment Banker; b Omaha, Neb Jan 18, 1900; s of Saul Handler-Anna Shampanier; ed Omaha HS of Commerce 1916; Boyles Bus Coll; m Lee Zien Jan 18, 1921 Omaha; d Donne Ellen; 1916-19 emp in off of pres UP RR, Omaha; 1919-22 emp by E W Wagner & Co, Omaha; 1922-24 mgr J C Bache & Co; 1924- mgr Stern Bros & Co, investment bankers, 1928- VP; dir & past pres Neb Investment Bankers Assn; active in Comm Chest drives; C of C, mbr publicity com; Ad-Sell League; dir & VP Highland Country Club; B'nai B'rith; AF&AM, Scot Rite; trustee Temple Israel; hobbies, family, literature, music, golf; off 602 Insurance Bldg; res 5114 Chicago, Omaha.

   HANIGHEN, JOHN J: Contractor; b Co Mayo, Ireland Nov 7, 1858; s of John J Hanighen-Jane Connelly; ed Ireland; m Agnes Cleary Oct 1893 Omaha (dec Aug 1934); s John J Jr, Francis Cleary, Bernard; prior to 1879 farmed in Ireland; 1879 came to Amer; 1880-86 appr plumber & steamfitter, St Louis Mo; 1885 came to Omaha; 1886- owner, opr & pres J J Hanighen Co, plumbing & steamfitting bus, inc 1911, Omaha; contracted 90 percent of large bldgs in Omaha; has trained several hundred plumbers; contracts prior to 1900 include Forts Leavenworth, Crook, Riley & others; Omaha Club; Comml Club; Cath Ch; res 327 S 37th, Omaha.

   HANIGHEN, JOHN JOSEPH JR: Vice-President Plumbing & Heating Co; b Omaha, Neb June 19, 1895; s of John Joseph Hanighen Sr-Agnes Cleary; ed Omaha Central HS; Cornell U, ME 1917; Zeta Psi; m Anna Damrich Oct 9, 1918 Mobile Ala; s John Joseph III, David Pembroke; d Anne Marie, Mary Louise; 1918- with J J Hanighen Co (estab by father 1886), plumbing, heating & air conditioning contractors in Omaha, 1928- VP; contracts include Omaha U, Farm Credit Bldg, Fontenelle Hotel, Med Arts & WOW bldgs; during World War 1917 1st lt CAC, heavy arty, Fort Monroe Va, Fort Richmond, disch Dec 9, 1918; Amer Leg post 1; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben, mbr stock show com; Omaha Athletic Club; Cath Ch; hobby, horseback riding; off 617 S 14th; res 5815 Jackson, Omaha.

   HANISCH, LOUIS EVERETT: Surgeon; b Rockville, Neb Nov 12, 1889; s of Oscar H Hanisch-Louisa Dietrichs; ed KSTC 1912; U of N, BSc 1914, MD 1916; Phi Rho Sigma; m Bertha T Townsend Nov 24, 1917 Chicago, Ill; s Louis Everett Jr; Elizabeth Louise; 1916-17 interne Immanuel Hosp, Omaha; 1919-23 ptr of Donald Macrae in surgical prac, Omaha; 1923- indep prac of med, Omaha; 1924 instr in surgery, U of N Coll of Med, Omaha; 1928 estab Omaha Luth Hosp, 1928- chief surg; during World War enl in US army 1917, capt mobile hosp 1, O/S 18 mos, awarded citation medal for service at Chateau-Thierry & St Mihiel Meuse Argonne; Apr 19, 1919, disch May 1, 1919; VFW; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St & AMA; FACS; Omaha-Midwest Clinical Soc; pres Omaha Concord Club 1940; Happy Hollow Country Club; Izaak Walton Skeet Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Shrine; First Meth Ch; Rep; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off 1218 Medical Arts Bldg; res 5507 Dodge, Omaha.

   HANSEN, CHRIS: Jeweler; b Copenhagen, Denmark Oct 18, 1881; s of Oscar Hansen-Ann ___; ed Denmark, m Nina Hansen Mar 3, 1911 Omaha; s Charles; d Katherine (Mrs A Anderson); 1895-1900 appr in jewelry bus, Denmark; 1905 came to Amer; 1905 watchmaker, St Paul Minn; 1905-14 emp. Omaha; 1914- owner &-opr jewelry store, Omaha; Kiwanis; AF&AM 11; hobby, bowling; off 2409 Ames; res 2427 Kansas Ave, Omaha.

   HARDING, JESSE McMILLAN: Assistant Publisher; b Wisner, Neb Aug 20, 1887; s of Charles Harding-Elizabeth Onetah McMillan; ed Omaha Central HS 1904; U of N 1905; Yale U, BA 1909; grad work U of Berlin 1909-10; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Beta Kappa; m Agnes Miriam Burkley Oct 16, 1912 Omaha; s Charles II, Frank Burkley, John M, William L, Robert; d Mary Antoinette (Mrs. W B Hosford Jr), Ann; 1910-12 mgr father's ranch, The Hacienda De San Rafael de Minas Viejas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico; 1912-29 salesman, later secy-treas, 1929-37 pres Harding Cream Co, Omaha; 1937- asst publisher, Omaha World Herald; during World War mbr field arty OTS Camp Zachary Taylor, Louisville Ky; Amer Leg post 1; Internatl Assn of Ice Cream Mfrs, dir 10 years & VP 1928; Amer Assn of Creamery Butter Mfrs, pres 1931 & mbr exec com several years; 1933 mbr NRA code com for butter industry; Comm Chest dir since 1937, chmn industrial div 1937; ARC, dir since 1937; C of C, past mbr exec com; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; hobby, golf; off World Herald Bldg; res 825 S 52, Omaha.

   HARGLEROAD, WILLIAM BROWNLY III: Realtor; b Holstein, Neb Sept 21, 1914; s of William Hargleroad-Anna Johnson; ed Holstein HS 1932; Hastings Coll 1933-34, mbr basketball team; Creighton U, 1935-36; 1936- apt mgr, E H Benner Co, Omaha; Omaha Assn of Bldg Owners & Mgrs; Omaha Real Est Bd; Jr C of C; First Central Congl Ch; Rep; hobby, sports; off Union State Bank Bldg; res 3301 Hickory, Omaha.

   HARMS, KERSHAW: Manager Smelting Co; b Salt Lake City, Utah July 30, 1899; s of Herman Harms-Bertha Robinson; ed Salt Lake City Utah HS; U of Mich, BSc 1932; Sigma Chi; Alpha Chi Sigma; Phi Lambda Upsilon; m Florence De Rosa Sept 6, 1923 Portland Ore; s James H, Thomas K; 1922- with Amer Smelting & Refining Co, 1922-25 junior metallurgist, 1925-31 assoc supt & 1931-35 supt & mgr Selby Cal plant, 1935- mgr, Omaha; C of C; Rotary; Happy Hollow Golf & Country Clubs; AF&AM, Scot Rite, 32o; Shrine, hobbies, golf, fishing; off 5th & Douglas; res 5111 Hamilton, Omaha.

   HARRIS, GEORGE ARTHUR: Physician & Surgeon; b Piasa, Ill Aug 7, 1871; s of Dr William J Harris-Louisa Brailey; ed Beatrice HS; U of Ill; Creighton U, MD 1895; Phi Rho Sigma; m Grace Coy Mar 29, 1916 Waterloo; s Dr. William Donald; 1895 interne St Josephs Hosp, Omaha; 1896-1900 prac med, Waterloo; 1900-02 prac med, Beatrice; 1902-06 prac med, Shickley; 1905-15 prac med, during Mexican border invasion med examiner & maj med corps, US Basin Wyo; 1915- prac med, Valley; 1915- local surg for first dist UP RR; 1916-18 mbr town bd; 1915-17

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army; Omaha-Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St Medical Assn; C of C; AF&AM 310, past worshipful master; Scot Rite, 32o; Presby Ch; Rep; hobbles, woodworking, raising roses; father (dec) prac med in Piasa Ill & Beatrice 35 years; res Valley.

   HART, CLYDE ADELBERT: Branch Manager Farm Equipment Co; b Craig, Colo Aug 4, 1895; s of William W Hart-Margaret Hughes; ed Craig Colo & South Denver HS; U of Colo, lettered in football; m Mildred Hurd Mar 6, 1920 Craig Colo; s Gordon Lee, Donald Dean; 1919-22 clk in clothing store, Craig Colo; 1922-24 owner & opr Superior Cleaners, Burley Idaho; 1924 shipping clk, Nichols Shepard Co of Des Moines Ia, 1924-26 bkkpr, 1926-30 asst branch mgr; 1930-32 asst branch mgr Oliver Farm Equipment Co, merged with Nichols Shepard Co, Des Moines Ia; 1932-37 mgr Des Moines Ia branch Oliver Farm Equipment Co, 1937-39 sales mgr at Omaha, 1939- branch mgr; during World War 1917 corp 9th inf, 2nd div, Chateau Thierry, Soissons, Belleau Wood, St Mihiel, Argonne; 1920 ch mbr Moffat Co Colo post Amer Leg, comm 1921; Farm Equipment Club; 1929 & 1935 pres Ia Impl & Power Equipment Club, Des Moines Ia; C of C, IOOF, Craig Colo; Chris Ch; Rep; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off 4402 Florence Blvd; res 2861 Titus Ave, Omaha.

   HARTMAN, MARTIN STANLEY: Traffic Manager & Attorney; b Luzerne Co, Penn Nov 22, 1877; s of Jacob B Hartman-Westeria A Brader; ed Crete HS; Creighton U; m Jessie A Leffel May 23, 1900 Crete; s John L, Robert B; 1897-1907 telegrapher & car distributor for CB&Q RR; 1907- traffic mgr, Fairmont Creamery Co, Omaha; 1917 adm to Neb bar; Neb St Bar Assn; Traffic Club of Omaha, org & pres 1914; Neb Good Roads Assn; Assn of ICC Practitioners; Neb St Hist Soc; Omaha Coin Club; C of C, mbr transport com; Optimist Club; Happy Hollow Club; AF&AM; hobbies, collecting coins, guns & Indian artifacts; father (dec) came to Neb 1876; off 12th & Jones; res Blackstone Hotel, Omaha.

   HARVEY, ALICE G: Teacher & Writer; b Tobias, Neb Mar 24, 1893; d of John Alfred Harvey-Minnie Leete; ed Fairbury HS 1911; Doane Coll, BA 1916; Creighton U, MA 1928; Neb Sch of Bus, comml tchrs diploma 1919; 1916-17, tchr & HS prin, Clatonia; 1917 6 mos prin Crab Orchard HS; 1918- 19 HS prin, Table Rock; 1919-20 head comml dept Windom Coll, Montevideo Minn; 1920-22 head comml dept Yankton S D Coll; 1922- stenographic instr, Omaha South HS; 1923-29 active in Neb St comml contests; 1929-31 feature writer for Nebraska's Own Magazine; 1934 author Nebraska Writers; contributed articles to The Grail, Outdoor Neb, Opportunity Magazine, Western Poetry, Catholic Boy, Journal of Education, Neb St Tchrs Magazine, Neb History Magazine, Home Friend; poetry in Anthology-Lyrics of 1936 & in Neb section North Amer Book of Verse; NSTA, comml section pres 1924-26; Central Comml Tchrs Assn; Natl Off Management Assn; Omaha branch AAUW, chmn of bd creative writers section 1931-32 & 1939-40; Neb Writers Guild, dir 1936-37; ARC; Wheeler Memorial Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, writing, scrapbooks, photography, off South High School; res 4206 S 23rd, Omaha.

   HARVEY, KENNETH GEORGE: President Finance Corporation; b Wauneta, Neb Apr 2, 1900; s of George C Harvey-Cora McCallum; ed Wauneta HS; Neb Sch of Agr, Curtis; Boyles Bus Coll, Omaha, 1917; Creighton U, LLB 1926; Alexander Hamilton Inst, New York City; Gamma Eta Gamma; m Marguerite Martin Jan 29, 1927 Sidney Ia; d Meroe Lou; 1917-18, 1919 emp in Peoples State Bank, Wauneta; 1920-25 emp in Omaha Natl Bank; 1925-28 credit mgr, Northwest Ready Roofiing Co, Omaha; 1926 adm to Neb bar; 1926-28 prac law Omaha; 1928-owner & opr K G Harvey Investments, Omaha, inc 1929 as Great Western Finance Corp, 1929- pres; owner & opr farm in Douglas Co, feeds 1,000 cattle annually; during World War 1918 enl in coast arty service, Fort Worden, Wash, tsfrd to Camp Upton, Long Island N Y, disch Dec 24, 1918 Camp Funston Kas; Amer Leg; Neb St Assn of Personal Finance Cos; Amer Finance Conf; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; C of C; Uni Club, Lincoln; Meth Ch; hobby, fishing; off 1030 First National Bank Bldg; res 104 S 53rd, Omaha.

   HASCALL, VINCENT C: Corporation Counsel; b Ogden, Utah Jan 19, 1888; s of Morris T Hascall-Emma Allstadt; ed North Platte HS 1907; U of N, LLD 1912; bus mgr Daily Nebraskan 2 years; lettered in football 1907-09; past pres N Club; m Dawnie Dale Pugh Nov 27, 1914 Topeka Kas; d Alice Ann; 1914-18 municipal judge; 1917-19 prac law with Amos Thomas, Omaha; 1920-28 prac law with Edward R Burke; 1928- in legal dept Standard Oil Co, Omaha; 1921-22 Douglas Co representative in Neb legislature; instr & lecturer med jurisprudence, U of N Coll of Med; during World War 1918 enl field arty OTS, Louisville Ky, Camp Zachary Taylor, KY; Amer Leg, mbr finance com; Douglas Co & Neb St Bar Assns; pres U of N Alumni Assn 1938; Lions, past pres, past dist gov, internatl pres 1934-35, pres internatl conv Mexico City July 1935; C of C; Uni Club; 1914-18 BSA exec, scoutmaster; active in Comm Chest drive & com work since 1917; VP Cornhusker Boys State; since 1919 mbr exec bd Campfire Girls of Amer; Neb Tuberculosis Assn; Neb ChIldrens Home; Fontenelle Forest Res; YMCA; AF&AM 268, past master; Scot Rite, 32o; Shrine; hobbies, athletics, travel; res 319 S 50th Ave, Omaha.

   HASKELL, FRANK JOSEPH: Vice President & Treasurer Real Estate & Insurance Co; b Omaha, Neb Apr 10, 1874; s of Harry A Haskell-Jennie L Hardy; ed Omaha HS; m VaLeera Anderson Dec 1, 1925 Omaha; 1893-1902 off boy, mail clk, receiving teller, Omaha Natl Bank; 1902-03 with Samuel Burns Jr estab & oprd Burns-Haskell Co, investment firm, now Burns-Potter Co, Omaha; 1903- part owner Brennan-Love Co, real est & ins, renamed Love-Haskell Co, VP & treas; VP Omaha Assn of Ins Agts; Neb Assn of Ins Agts; Natl Assn of Ins Agts; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; Rotary; Ak-Sar-Ben, knight since orgn; Trinity Cathedral Episc Ch; hobbies, hunting, fishing, travel; off 1809 Douglas; res 100th & Pacific Road, Omaha.

   HASKELL, MRS. GERTRUDE MOORE: Secretary; b Arcadia, Ia Jan 9, 1886; d of Joseph W Moore-Eliza Jane Bailey; ed Omaha Central HS, 1900; U of N, BA 1905; Northwestern U; m Paul Atwood Haskell Sept 13, 1908 Omaha (dec 1919); d Patience Jane (Mrs Vernon Scott); 1923- gen secy Lord, Schrock & Johnson; B&PW; womens div; C of C; Omaha Assn of Credit en, Quota Club, past pres 2 years; OES; DAR; Meth Ch; Rep; hobbies, music, writing; off 831 Medical Arts Bldg; res 5013 Capitol, Omaha.

   HASSELQUIST, ROY BIRGER: Attorney; b David City, Neb Jan 21, 1894; s of Fredrick Birger Hasselquist-Bertha M Olsen; ed Hooper HS 1912; Creighton U 1916-17; U of N, LLB, 1918; Gamma Eta Gamma; m Vida Vern Krause May 30, 1918 West Point; d Patricia Ann; 1916-17 while attending Creighton U telegrapher for CB&Q RR, Omaha; during World War 1917 instr for US army SC; 1918-29 prac law with John Lee Webster, Omaha, & atty for Omaha & Council Bluffs Street Railway Co & Metropolitan Utilities Dist; 1929- gen law prac, Omaha; 1929-31 mbr law firm, Rosewater, Meachem & Hasselquist; Omaha, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Shrine; Luth Ch; Rep, nominee for congress; hobby, travel; off 1113 City Hall; res 5016 Lafayette Ave, Omaha.

   HASTINGS, BYRON R: Real Estate Dealer; b Darien, Wis July 7, 1872; s of Frank C Hastings-Clara J. Bundy; ed Darien Wis; Milton Wis Coll 1889; m Mae Lawrence Aug 4, 1897 Omaha; s Byron L, Robert C; d Catherine E (Mrs B 0 Holmquist), Natalie M (Mrs C B Crowley), Jean E (Mrs Robert Banks); 1889-1903 real est dlr with Byron Reed Co, Omaha; 1903- pres Hastings & Heyden, real est, investments & subdivisions; Conservative Savings & Loan assn of Omaha, dir 37 years, owner & opr 2 farms 960 A, Kimball Co; past pres Omaha Real Est Ed; C of C; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Cornhusker Automobile Club of Omaha; Amer Automobile Assn, dir 20 years, 1939 del to conv, Washington D C; AF&AM; First Presby Ch; hobbies, gardening, farming; off 1614 Harney; res 3506 Hawthorne Ave, Omaha.

   HAUGH, JESSE LEE: Railroad Vice President; b Sodus, Mich Oct 17. 1887; s of James Calvin Haugh-Patience Madgelene Puterbaugh; ed Benton Harbor Mich HS; extn course, U of Mich 1906-06; U of Wis 1907-08; m Edith Melissa Applegate June 4, 1912 Benton Harbor Mich; s Richard Lee, James Calvin; d Dorothy Lee; 1905-18 draftsman, instrument man, topographer, asst engr, locating engr, off engr, asst to chief engr, C&NW RR; 1918-20 engineering asst to regional dir northwestern region, US RR administration, Chicago; 1920-37 asst to

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pres UP RR & subsidiary lines, 1929- VP; Amer Railway Engineering Assn; trustee Florence Home for the Aged; dir ARC; pres & dir C of C 1939-40; past pres Comm Chest; regent, U of Omaha; Back to the Rails Club; Natl Farm Chemurgic Coun; Ad-Sell League; Ak-Sar-Ben; Omaha Country Club; Rotary; Omaha Athletic Club; hobbies, stamp collecting, golf; off 1416 Dodge; res 5124 Cuming, Omaha.

   HAWKINS, EARL GUY: Vice President & Treasurer Construction Co; b Oshkosh, Wis Feb 91 1891; s of William John Hawkins-Katherine Ross; ed Oshkosh Wis HS 1910; U of N, BSc 1915, N Club; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; m Lillian Shinn Nov 9, 1922 Chicago Ill; s William Charles, Earl Guy Jr; d Belva Ann, Nancy Katherine; 1910-11 manual training & athletic tchr, Columbus HS; 1915-17 football & basketball coach, York Coll; 1917 structural engr, 8 mos with Carl B Kraus Co Omaha; 1919- gen supt Parsons Construction Co, Omaha, 1922- VP, 1932 became ptr of brother, Kenneth James; during World War enl in US army Sept 1917, inf machine gun 27th div, New York NG, O/S 11 mos, commd 2nd lt Mar 1918, disch Apr 1919; Amer Leg; past VP Neb ch Assoc Gen Contractors of Amer; mbr U of N Alumni Assn; C of C; BSA, mbr camping com Covered Wagon area; mbr exec & advisory coms & past treas Girl Scouts of Amer; Pro Tem Club; Happy Hollow Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite 32o; First Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, sports, golf; off 701 N 20th; res 2,323 N 55th, Omaha.

   HAYNES, JAMES BARRATT: President Advertising Co; b Indianola, Ia July 2, 1859; s of James Haynes-Emily Barratt; ed Omaha; m Katie Strickland Oct 1884 Omaha (dec Sept 1939); s James Wilbur; came with parents to Omaha 1875; few years steno for UP RR, Omaha; later secy to Edward Rosewater; 10 years reporter for Omaha Bee, reported 2 sessions Neb legislature; priv secy to U S Sen Joseph H Millard 6 years; 1901- owner Haynes Advertising Co, Omaha, ret few years ago, son now opr & mgr of bus; hobby, reading; off 4007 Farnam, Omaha.

   HAYNES, ROWLAND: University President; b Worcester, Mass July 30, 1878; s of Charles Thaddeus Haynes-Sybel Wallace; ed Worcester Mass HS; Williams Coll, BA 1902; Union Theological Sem, & Columbia N, 1902-04; Clark U, MA 1905; Phi Beta Kappa; m Wilhelmena R G Rose July 3, 1906 New York City; s Thaddeus Spaulding, John Anthony; d Sybel Wilhelmena; 1907- philosophy asst, U of Chicago; 1908-11 instr & asst prof of psychology, U of Minn; 1911-16 field secy for Playground & Recreation Assn of Amer; 1916-17 recreation secy, mbr bd of estimate & apportionment, New York City; 1917-20 dir of war camp comm service, army & navy commissions, New York City; 1920-22 secy recreation coun, Cleveland 0; 1922-27 secy Welfare Fedn of Cleveland; 1927-31 secy, U of Chicago; 1932 field secy Arthur Woods com on employment; 1933 field secy FERA; 1934 Neb St relief administrator; 1935- pres U of Omaha; pres Amer Assn of Urban Universities; Amer Assn of Sch Administrators; NSTA, Neb ednl survey; C of C, mbr edn com; Rotary, past pres at Chicago; Unitarian Ch; off U of Omaha; res 625 S 37th, Omaha.

   HAYWARD, RALPH EDWARD: General Agent Freight Department; b Brimfield, Ill Feb 2, 1875; s of George Edward Hayward-Minnie M Hall; ed Omaha; m Cora Louise Weaver Aug 17, 1899 Papillion; 1888-89 elevator opr for J L Brandeis & Sons Fair Store, Omaha; 1890 with S P Morse Dry Goods Co, Omaha; 1891- with CB&Q RR, Omaha, 1891-1910 off boy & other positions, including clk for James G Taylor auditor, 1910-16 soliciting freight agt, 1916-27 contracting freight agt, 1927- gen agt in freight dept; 1880-1933 with Old Boyd Theater, asst treas 15th Street Theater, Douglas Street Theater, Creighton Theater, New Boyd Theater, Brandeis Theater; during World War furloughed to Sheridan Coal Co, Omaha May 1918-Apr 1920; C of C; Back to the Rails Club; Western Railway Club, Chicago; Omaha Traffic Club; Omaha Exec Club; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; BPOE 39; All Saints Episc Ch; hobbies, deep-sea fishing, collecting programs, reading; wife's father, J D Weaver, advertising mgr Omaha Bee; off CB&Q RR, 10th & Farnam; res 3302 Dewey Ave, Omaha.

   HEAFEY, CORNELIUS PATRICK: Funeral Director; b Omaha, Neb Sept 25, 1897; s of Morgan J Heafey-Katherine Finnerty; ed Omaha; Creighton U, BSc 1918; 1915-17 won three elocution medals; lic embalmer 1917, youngest embalmer in Neb; 1915-17 appr embalmer with father in Heafey & Heafey, Omaha; 1917-18 while in sch, emp by father, Omaha; 1918-20 with father in Heafey & Heafey, 1920- owner & secy after death of father; 1935 inaugurated first air ambulance in Neb; 1935-37 priv lic pilot; 1936-37 held weather contract for daily weather airplane flight; during World War OTC; Amer Leg post 1; Omaha Athletic Club; C of C; KC, 1939- faithful navigator, Ancient Order of Hibernians; BPOE 39; St Peter's Cath Ch; Dem; hobby, aviation; off 3522 Farnam; res 3522 Farnam, Omaha.

   HEIMROD, FREDERICK GORDON: Treasurer Paper Box Co; b Omaha, Neb Jan 1, 1899; s of Louis Heimrod-Fannie Romagosa; ed 0maha; Creighton U; m Helen C Hult June 9, 1919 Omaha; s Robert Fred; d Dorothy Helen; 1911 emp in Martin's Bakery, Davenport Ia; 1914-17 timekeeper, Bettendorf Steel Works, Davenport Ia; 1919- with Eggerss-OFlyng Co, Omaha, first in minor capacity, 1933-34, sales mgr, 1935- treas & mgr corrugation dept; during World War ent US army Apr 17, 1917, stationed Camp Cody N M 126 field arty, 34th div, O/S 1 year, 26th div, France, Aisne-Marne, St Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne defensive sectors; 102nd field arty Co, disch Apr 27, 1919; Amer Leg; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; Happy Hollow Country Club; Cooperative Club; Ad-Sell League; United Presby Ch; hobbies, fishing, hunting, golfing; off 15th & Leavenworth; res 5601 Western Ave, Omaha.

   HEINISCH, FRANK C: Attorney; b Cimarron, Kas Feb 14, 1905; s of Gustav 0 Heinisch-Josephine Jagger; ed Kellerton Ia; Creighton U, 1924-25; Omaha U, 1925-29; Theta Phi Delta; Sigma Pi; m Dorothy Fisher Nov 27, 1929 Omaha; d Dolores Mae; 1930 adm to Neb bar; 1930- priv law prac, Omaha; 1926-36 active in BSA work, commr; Young Business Mens Assn; AF&AM 290; First Chris Ch, 1928-29 pres Chris Endeavor Union; 1930 org Omaha Chris Young Peoples Union; Rep; hobby, politics; off 1028 City National Bank Bldg; res 1515 S 55th, Omaha.

   HELGREN, JONAS THEODORE: Vice-President, Secretary & Treasurer Building & Loan Association; b Smaland Province Sweden May 28, 1871; s of Jonas Peter Helgren-Caroline Hammar; ed Omaha; m Edith Lyle Denis Aug 28, 1907 Omaha; s Jonas Theodore, Norman Richard; d Elizabeth Jane (Mrs George A Pope); 1880 came with parents to Amer, located in Omaha; first job as delivery boy for G A Lindquist, tailor, Omaha; 3 years with Kelley Stiger & Co, dry goods store; 2 years with Edholm & Aiken Jewelry & Music Co; advertising & gen mgr several years for Swedish Journal; 2 years emp in off Robert Fink, Douglas co treas; 1906- gen clk Omaha B & L Assn, later asst bkkpr, 1911-19 asst secy, 1919- VP, 1924- dir, 1930- secy & treas; Neb Assn of B & L Leagues; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; C of C; AF&AM, York Rite; KT; All Saints Episc Ch; hobbies, home, reading, travel; off Omaha Loan & Bldg Assn Bldg; res 2325 S 32nd, Omaha.

   HELLNER, FRED NICHOLIS: Attorney; b Oxford, Neb May 29, 1898; s of Fred N Hellner Sr-Margaret Nielsen; ed Oxford HS; U of N, BA 1920, bus mgr Daily Nebraskan 1917-18; Columbia U, LLB 1922; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Alpha Kappa Psi; Phi Delta Phi; m Gladdys Dufford June 18, 1925 Omaha; d Ardyth Elaine, Margaret Lida; 1920-22 mbr law firm Root, Clark, Buckner, & Howland, New York City; 1922-24 mbr law firm Johnson, Moorhead & Rine, Omaha; 1924- priv law prac, Omaha; 1922-31 instr in contracts, U of Omaha Coll of Law; atty for Comml Credit Cos, Universal Credit Co, Shell Petroleum Corp, Zurich Gen Accident Liability Ins Co, Utilities Ins Co, Aetna Ins Co, Pacific Mutual Life Ins Co; specializes in ins & corporation law; during World War lt in inf Fort Sheridan Ill, Fort Thomas Ky, U of Cincinnati, instr in bayonet training; Douglas Co, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; C of C; Omaha Country Club; Lions, pres 1933-34, active in health camp; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, golf, experimental farming; off 518 Insurance Bldg; res 304 N 54th, Omaha.

   HENDRICKSON, CHARLES U: Insurance Agent; b Oronogo, Mo July 14, 1881; s of Commodore Perry Hendrickson-Frances Pexton; ed Webb City Mo; m Louise Marr Jan 24, 1903 Kansas City Mo; s Charles M, Robert M; d Frances Louise (Mrs E M Swengel); 1896-97 emp St L & SF RR; 1897-1902 emp by Adams

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Express Co; 1902-06 traveled; 1906-08 in local ins bus, Webb City Mo; 1908-15 Neb agt, Hanover Fire Ins Co; 1918- state agt for Home Ins CO of New York; dir Hattie B Munroe Home for Crippled Children; past pres Neb Fire Prevention Assn; past most loyal gander Blue Goose; Ak-Sar-Ben; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; Happy Hollow Club; Kiwanis dir; AF&AM; KT; Shrine; Congl Ch; hobby, golf; off Farm Credit Bldg; res 914 S 38th, Omaha.

   HENIE, LENORD C: Laundry Owner; b Frankenmuth, Mich Sept 2, 1889; s of Lenord H Heine-Johanne ___; m Matila Haman Apr 24, 1912 Omaha; 1907 emp by Leavenworth Laundry Co, Omaha; 1907- owner & opr Cascade Laundry; during World War enl 1917, disch Dec 12, 1919; C of C; Cornhusker Auto Club; hobby, travel; off 311 N 18th; res 1340 S 90th, Omaha.

   HENNINGSEN, ALFF H: Business Manager; b Kimballton, Ia Nov 21, 1908; s of George Henningsen-Amelia Hansen; ed Atlantic Ia; U of Omaha; Theta Phi Delta, mbr alumni assn; m Virginia Phares June 24, 1928 Atlantic Ia; d Betty Joann, Janice Lou; 1927-28 surveyor, bridge & paving engr Ia St highway commission; 1928- reporter for Daily Record of Omaha, 1930 circulation mgr, 1931-33 asst bus mgr, 19337 bus mgr; 1938- secy-treas & bus mgr Record Publishing Co; during past 12 years contributor several articles on bus management of court & comml newspapers, published in natl magazine of Assoc Court & Comml Newspapers of US; also author several articles in trade journals; Assoc Court & Comml Newspapers Assn; Jr C of C; past mbr Young Business Mens Assn; U of Omaha Alumni Assn; hobbies, golf, hunting, fishing; off Daily Record, 318 S 19th; res 5728 Mason, Omaha.

   HENNINGSEN, CHRISTIAN: Owner Electric Co; b Omaha, Neb Jan 19, 1894; s of Hans F Henningsen-Katinka ___; ed Omaha Central HS; m Edna Johnson 1917 Omaha; d Ruth Edith Louise; 1914-16 appr in electric bus; 1916-23 shop foreman, Le Bron Electric Co; 1923- owner & opr Henningsen Electric CO, Omaha; Electric League; Danish-Amer League; AF&AM; Scot Rite 14o; IOOF; hobby, fishing; off 1714 Vinton; res 3118 S 18th, Omaha.

   HENRY, EDWIN C: Surgeon; b Wapello Co, Ia Mar 13, 1870; s of Dr Samuel Henry-Harriett NewelI Wells; ed Maplewood HS, Camp Point Ill; Knox Coll, Galesburg Ill; Cornell U; U of Vienna; Harvard U; Johns Hopkins U; Creighton U, MD; Phi Rho Sigma; m Margaete Loftus June 15, 1900 Hot Springs S D; 1896 prac med with father, Camp Point Ill; 1897-1907 prof of anatomy & specialist in brain surgery, Creighton U, Omaha; 1907- priv med prac, Omaha; staff mbr Nicholas Senn, Luth & St Joseph Hosps; during World War in chg of hosp, Savenay France; AMA; fellow Internatl Coll of Surg; Rotary; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; Field Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite 32o; KT; BPOE; hobby, athletics; off 430 Aquila Court Bldg; res 727 N 57th, Omaha.

   HENSKE, JOSEPH ALOYSIUS: Pediatrician; b St Louis, Mo Apr 2, 1886; s of Andrew Aloysius Henske-Theresa Kloren; ed St Louis Mo HS; St Francis Salonus Coll, Quincy Ill; Washington U & Barnes Hosp, St Louis Mo, MD 1907; pediatric training, Harvard U, Berlin & Vienna; Phi Chi; m Kathryn G McClanahan Nov 3, 1915 Omaha; s Joseph Aloysius Jr, John McClanahan; d Kathryn E (Mrs Thomas J Walsh Jr); 1907-09 jr & sr interne City Hosp, St Louis Mo; 1909-13 house surg RR Hosps, Kansas City & St Louis Mo; 1913-17 div surg Mo P RR, Omaha; 1919-29 pediatrician with Dr H M McClanahan, Omaha; 1929- priv prac of pediatrics; 1934 certified by Amer Bd of Pediatrics; assoc prof of pediatrics U of N, Coll of Med; past chmn of staff Meth Hosp, mbr pediatric staff; 1937 att 4th internatl pediatric congress, Rome Italy; author of several articles on pediatrics in natl & state journals; during World War in US med corps July 1917 capt, O/S France, disch Mar 1919; Amer Leg Post 1; past pres Neb Pediatric Soc; fellow Amer Acad of Pediatrics, Neb St chmn; Omaha-Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St Med Assn; fellow AMA; FACP; City Hosp Alumni Assn, St Louis Mo; C Of C; hobbies, golf, fishing, travel; off 1614 Medical Arts Bldg.; res 1312 N 40th, Omaha.

   HERBERS, JOSEPH ANTHONY: Clergyman; b St Louis, Mo Oct 26, 1883; s of John Joseph Herbers-Catherine Mary Schmucker; ed St Louis Mo U HS 1900; St Louis U, BA 1903, MA 1910; 1903-07 novitiate of Soc of Jesus, St Stanislaus Seminary, Florissant Mo; St Louis U, 1915-20; 1910-15 2 years math, 3 years Latin, Greek, & history tchr, at St Mary's Coll, St Marys Kas; ordained to priesthood May 18, 1918; 1920-21 tertiary, St Stanislaus House of Retreats, Brooklyn 0; 1921-26 dean St Mary's Coll at St Marys Kas, 1924-26 faculty dir of athletics & supvr coll sodality, also asstd in pageant 1923; 1926-32 dean of men Creighton U at Omaha, 1926-27 & 1929-32 dir Panhellenic coun, 1929-32 also in chg of student union & dir of dramatics; 1932-35 pres Regis Coll, Denver Colo; 1936- dir dept of religion Creighton U, dir of dramatics, faculty moderator of co-ed sodality, 1937-39 broadcast for Creighton U of the Air, Problems of Youth over WOW; KC 3o; Cath Ch, 1937 moderator of the Mercy Womens Retreat League; Dem; hobby, dramatics; res Creighton U, 25th & California, Omaha.

   HERRINGTON, MAX RAYMOND: Druggist; b Waterloo, Neb June 7, 1895; s of James G Herrington-Belle Noyes; ed Waterloo HS, Creighton U, PhG 1919; Kappa Psi; m Elsie Meredith June 24, 1930 Omaha; 1915-16 drug clk, Omaha; 1920- owner drug store, Millard; 1938- P M, Millard; during World War in 42nd ambulance co AEF, O/S July 1918-May 1919; Amer Leg; Neb Pharm Assn; Presby Ch; Dem; father (dec) pioneer mcht & farmer, Waterloo 50 years; res Millard.

   HERRON, CHARLES: Retired; b Pittsburgh, Penn Jan 29, 1863; s of Samuel D Herron-Mary Jane Pomery; ed Pittsburgh Penn; U of Pittsburgh, BA 1883, MA 1886, DD 1912; Western Theological Seminary, Allegheny Co Penn; Miami U, DD 1902; Coll of Edinburgh Scotland 1893-94; m Mary Thompson Herron Dec 1, 1887 Pittsburgh Penn; 1887-93 pastor, Curwensville Penn; 1894-95 pastor, Wooster 0; 1895-1903 pastor Troy 0; 1903-04 pastor, Crowley La, 1904-35 prof, Presby Theological Sem, Omaha; 1935- ret; owns large ministerial lib; hobbies, travel, books; res 2024 Emmett, Omaha.

   HERZBERG, ABRAHAM: Department Store Owner; b Franklin Penn Oct 6, 1875; s of Aaron Herzbert-Yettie Marks; ed Franklin Penn; Zanesville 0 HS; m Celistine Schanfarber July 15, 1910 Columbus 0; d Angela (Mrs Dave Goldman); 1895-97 emp by phys & studied med; 1897-99 emp by father in shoe store, Zanesville 0; 1899-1901 traveled for whol shoe firm; 1901-16 traveled for coat & suit co; 1911- owner & opr Herzberg's Womans Toggery, later Herzbergs, Omaha; VP 2 Years, pres 2 years Omaha Retail Mchts Assn; 3 years pres Downtown Businessmen's Assn; dir Omaha Industrial Development Corp; C of C; past pres Highland Country Club; hobbies, golf & bridge; res Blackstone Hotel, Omaha.

   HERZBERG, SAMUEL: Merchant; b Coshocton, 0 Feb 18, 1880; s of Aaron Herzberg-Yetta Marks; ed Bellaire 0 HS; 1900 emp in father's store, Bellaire 0; 1900-03 emp by Badey Co, Cleveland 0; 1903-04 mgr father's store, Bellaire 0; 1904-09 sales mgr, Natl Sales & Purchase CO, R I; 1909-12 owner dept store, Bellaire 0; 1912-13 advertising mgr, Gold & Co, Lincoln; 1913- ptr of brother in Herzbergs Inc; 1898 enl in Sp-Amer War; C of C; Omaha Retail Mchts Assn; Highland Country Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite 32o; hobbies, golf, bridge, fishing, study of fur construction; off 16th & Douglas; res Fontenelle Hotel, Omaha.

   HEYN, HUGO: Manager Ediphone Division Typewriter Co; b Omaha, Neb June 28, 1892; s of Siegfried Heyn-Sippie Morris; ed Omaha Central HS 1910; U of N 1914; Pi Tau Pi; m Helen Livingston Feb 24, 1933 Omaha, s Eugene Richardson, Jim Richardson; d Mary Marjorie; 1914-17 with Neb Cycle Co; 1918-23 sales mgr Michel Bros Co, Omaha; 1923- mgr Ediphone div All Makes Typewriter Co, Inc, Omaha; during World War enl Feb 1918 in USN, USS Melville, Queenstown Ireland, 9 mos O/S, disch Feb 1919, musician 1st class; BSA, mbr exec bd Covered Wagon area, committeeman troop 42; Lions; dir; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM 288; Scot Rite; Tangier Shrine; hobbies, woodcraft, photography, outdoor life off 205 S 18th; res 681 N 57th, Omaha.

   HIBBEN, ROY MILUS: Insurance Agent; b Norfolk, Neb Sept 27, 1890; s of Charles J Hibben-Luella S Kountze; ed Norfolk HS; U of N; Barb Coun; Boyles Bus Coll 1912-13; m Beta Hanisch Aug 10, 1923 Omaha; emp by RR 3 years; 1913-17 emp in Prest-O-Lite Co; 1919-21 emp by Johns-Manville Co; 1921- agt for Travelers Ins Co of Hartford Conn; duing (sic) World War enl 1917, disch Feb 1919; Amer Leg; Ad-Sell League; Omaha Athletic Club; Rotary; Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM; Scot Rite; Shrine; Dundee Presby Ch, trustee; hobbies, travel & flowers; off City National Bank Bldg; res 5018 Hamilton, Omaha.
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