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

Douglas

 

   KROEGER, REINHOLD H: Banker; b Deshler, Neb May 16, 1898; s of Louis Kroeger-Anna Braun; ed Grand Island; Boyes Bus Coll; m Anna Stohlman Oct 3, 1926 Louisvllle; s Donald R; d Margaret Ann; 1914- with Livestock Natl Bank of Omaha, now VP; active in Comm Chest drives; Stockyards 400 Club; Ad-Sell League; YMCA; C of C; Luth Ch; Rep; hobbies, hunting, fishing, nature; off Livestock National Bank; res 2412 Lamont, Omaha.

   KRUG, W J: Department Manager of Power Co; b Omaha, Neb Oct 9, 1888; s of Charles Krug-Emma Kramer; ed South HS, Omaha 1907; U of N, BSc, 1912; Sigma Phi Epsilon; to Lillie Lehmann June 1, 1916 Omaha; 1912- with Neb Power Co, Omaha, 1915-18 clk, 1918-25 meter tester, 1925-39 mgr new bus dept, 1939- mgr customer service dept; dir Natl Progressive Life Ins Co; Trans-Continental Airline Highway Assn; dir Neb Good Roads Assn; Ad-Sell League; Omaha Field Club; past dlr C of C; Omaha Safety Coun, treas; past pres Cornhusker Motor Club; Concord Club, past pres; Omaha Electric League, past pres; Ak-Sar-Ben, past regent; Omaha Athletic Club; ARC; Comm Chest; AF&AM 184; Scot Rite 1; Tangier Shrine; past patron OES; Luth Ch; Rep; hobby, outdoor life; off Nebraska Power Co; res 3316 Walnut, Omaha.

   KUBITSHEK, HERMINE B: Office Manager & Secretary; b Omaha, Neb June 29, 1903; d of Frederick H Kubitshek-Hermine J Homola; ed Abraham Lincoln HS, Council Bluffs Ia; Van Sant Bus Coll, Omaha; 1923-26 steno, Omaha Real Est Bd; 1926-33 steno Omaha, 1933- asst secy, 1935- off mgr, Bozell-Jacobs Inc, Omaha; Altrusa; Ak-Sar-Ben; Beta Sigma Phi; past recording secy Gamma ch, past recording secy Omaha & Neb st couns, pres Gamma Chi ch; hobbies, collecting books, needlework; off 510 Electric Bldg; res 536 S 26th Ave, Omaha.

   KUEHL, GARSTEN FREDERICK: Farmer; b Douglas Co, Neb Jan 3, 1891; s of Henry Kuehl-Margaretha Sander; ed St Pauls Luth Sch, Millard; U of N Sch of Agr, Lincoln; m Pauline Wilms Feb 3, 1915 Douglas Co; s Carsten Frederick Jr; d Ruth Meta Margaret (Mrs Melvin Bay), Peggy Pauline, Esther Anna Catherine; 1915- farmer, Douglas Co; 1934- dir Farmers State Bank of Millard; dir German Farmers Mutual Fire Ins Co of Douglas Co; 1936 Neb Master Farmer; 1924-30 dir sch dist 25; Douglas Co Agrl Soc; mbr Holstein Friesian Assn of Amer since 1911; AF&AM 102; Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine; Luth Ch, pres 8 years; Rep; hobby, athletics; father (dec) was bricklayer, farmed in Douglas Co 38 years; res Benson Station, Omaha.

   KUENNE, OSCAR FRANK: Bakery Owner; b Omaha, Neb May 22, 1890; s of Gustave Carl Kuenne-Louise Schroeckenstine; ed Omaha HS; Boyles Bus Coll 1904-05; m Henrietta Brandes Nov 1, 1911 Omaha; s Oscar Adolph; d Henrietta (Mrs John Kornmayer); 1904 while in sch emp by father in bakery estab 1886, in Omaha continued here until death of father 1923; 1923-35 with mother oprd bakery, 1935 owner & opr bakery, 1940 son Oscar & son-in-law John Kornmayer became ptrs; 1930 & 1932 pres Neb Master Bakers Assn; Amer Bakers Assn; C of C; Ak-Sar-Ben; UCT; past mbr BPOE; hobbies, flowers, garden; off 2916 Leavenworth; res 5823 Woolworth, Omaha.

   KUHN, JOHN A: Traffic Manager; b Chicago, Ill; s of Joseph Kuhn-Mary Dresden; ed Chicago; m Avis Conner May 1, 1897 Chicago; d Marian (Mrs John Richardson); 1890-98 clk in gen freight dept C&NW RR, 1898-1902 gen agt at Omaha, 1902-06 gen freight agt on lines west of Missouri River; 1906-18 with Updike Grain Co, Omaha; 1918-21 ranch owner, raised oranges & walnuts, Cal; 1921 traffic mgr Omaha Grain Exchange; 1932- active in obtaining Missouri River bridge between Crescent Ia & Florence; as Omaha Grain Exchange representative conducts grain rate hearings affecting this territory; before ICC & Neb st railway commission; during World War 1915-18 with food administration in movement of grain shipments from Omaha to seaboard; Assn of ICC Practitioners; C of C; Kiwanis; Omaha Club; AF&AM 268; hobby, farming; off Grain Exchange; res Florence.

   KUHNS, BARTON HAY: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb June 6, 1901; s of Paul William Kuhns-Grace Virginia Detwiler; ed Omaha Central HS 1918; Harvard U, BA 1922, LLB 1926; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Sigma Rho; m Kathryn Bavinger Dec 26, 1936 Omaha; 1922-26 instr in dept of govt, Harvard U; 1926 adm to Neb bar; 1927 adm to Ia bar; 1926- prac law, Omaha; prof criminal law & pub utilities, Creighton U Law Sch; Omaha Bar Assn; past VP Neb St Bar Assn; Ia St Bar Assn; Natl Conf of Commrs on Uniform State Laws, secy; Amer Political Science Assn; C of C; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM 268, senior warden; First Presby Ch; off 930 First National Bank Bldg; res 417 S 38th Ave, Omaha.

   KUHNS, MRS KATHRYN: Homemaker; b Omaha, Neb; d of W F Bavinger-Vera Cox; ed Brownell Hall, Omaha; Mt Vernon Seminary, Washington D C, 1930; Progressive Coll of Geneva Switzerland 1931-32; m Barton Hay Kuhns Dec 26, 1936 Omaha; past treas 2 years Jr League of Omaha; bd mbr Douglas Co ARC; mbr Omaha Child Welfare Ed; hobby, violin; res 417 S 38th Ave, Omaha.

   KUPPINGER, HERMAN E: Attorney; b Mason City, Ia June 13, 1889; s of John A Kuppinger-Mary Ann Canniff; ed Mason City Ia HS; U of N 1910-16; Delta Chi; m Helen Murphy Clark Jan 23, 1916 Lincoln; s Clark, John Canniff, Knox; d Mary Helen; 1916-21 rancher, Tex; 1921- prac law with Bernard Store & George Pardee, Omaha; 1925 representative in Neb legislature; Plattdeutsche Verein, dir since 1935, treas since 1937; Omaha, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; AF&AM 411, RAM in Tex; hobby, golf; off Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 304 S 50th Ave, Omaha.

   LAMBERT, LEROY SCHUYLER: Assistant to President of Telephone Co; b Hastings, Neb Apr 30, 1890; s of Amos Curtis Lambert-Gertrude Clara Wilcox; ed Kearney HS 1908; U of N, BSc 1912; m Maude Vernice King Nov 15, 1916 Kearney; s William King; d Marion Virginia; 1906-12 while in sch emp in installation dept of Kearney Tele Co, & during coll vacations in installation dept Northwestern Bell Tele Co, Omaha; 1912-13 student in plant operations, Northwestern Bell Tele Co, Grand Island; 1913-15 installer at Grand Island, 1915-16 wire chief at Central City, 1916-18 dist wire chief at Norfolk, 1918-20 dist wire chief at Omaha, 1920-22 div supvr, 1922-25 dist plant supt, 1925- asst to pres, Northwestern Bell Tele Co; Tele Pioneers of Amer; AIEE; SPEE; Omaha Engrs Club; ARC; Omaha Club; Happy Hollow Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; BSA, chmn com troop 42; AF&AM; Scot Rite, 32o; Presby Ch, chmn bd of trustees; Rep; hobbies, golf, reading; off 1219 Northwestern Bell Tele Co; res 710 N 57th, Omaha.

   LAMBERTON, GRANT BURDETTE: Store Manager; b Scranton, Penn Apr 1, 1892; s of Frank Burdette Lamberton-Harriett Elizabeth Williams; ed Scranton Penn; LaSalle Extn U bus course, Scranton Penn; m Jeanette Elizabeth Miller Nov 17, 1920 Paducah Ky; d Barbara Jean; 1911-12 emp in off of paymaster Lackawana RR, Scranton Penn; 1912-14 mgr variety stores, Minn & S D; 1914-15 emp by Mohican Co, Buffalo & Utica N Y; 1915-17 clk, 1917 asst mgr at Brooklyn N Y, 1919-20 mgr at Pottsville Penn, 1920-23 mgr Paducah Ky, 1923-26 mgr Springfield O, 1926-29 mgr Decatur Ill, 1929-38 supt Kresge stores in 6 states with hdqrs Kansas City Mo; 1938- mgr Omaha store, S S Kresge Co; during World War ent US army 1917, inf 1 year active service, in France with 79th div, disch Oct 1919; Amer Leg post 1; Omaha Athletic Club; Rotary; Ad-Sell League; Happy Hollow Country Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM, York Rite, RAM, KT at Paducah Ky; hobby, golf; off Kresge Store; res 5120 Hamilton, Omaha.

   LANDEN, CLARENCE LOUIS: Vice-President & General Manager Finance Co; b Omaha, Neb Sept 19, 1898; s of Ludwig Andrew Landen-Emma Christine Johnson; ed Omaha; bus coll, 1916-18; m Mereta Lucille Mathews June 19, 1918 Omaha; s John Louis, Clarence Leonard; 1918-22 in auto bus, Omaha; 1923 org, Natl Finance Co; 1924- org VP & gen mgr Securities Acceptance Corp, which continued bus of Natl Finance Co, Omaha; 1932 org Neb Assn of Personal Finance Cos, pres 1932-34; ch mbr & treas 1927-32 Natl Assn of Sales Finance Cos, VP 1932-39, pres 1939-40; C of C; US C of C; Lions; Ak-Sar-Ben; Amer Bankers Assn; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; pres Omaha SA, mbr advisory bd; dir Family Welfare Assn; dir Better Bus Bur; off 216 Insurance Bldg; res 92nd & Davenport, Omaha.

   LANDERYOU, HAROLD THEODORE: Investment Banker; b Omaha, Neb Nov 14, 1895; s of R H Landeryou-Nellie Jackson; ed Omaha Central

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HS 1914; U of N, 1915-17; Delta Chi; m Marie Hixenbaugh Jan 28, 1918 Omaha; d Lorraine Marie; 1918 cash First Trust Co, Omaha; 1919-24 in bond dept Peters Trust Co, Omaha; 1925- VP Smith-Landeryou Co; during World War in 337th field arty AEF 1st lt, O/S Aug 3, 1917-Jan 18, 1918; Security Dlrs Assn; Neb Investment Bankers Assn; Omaha Athletic Club; Happy Hollow Club; Concord Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM; Scot Rite 32o; Tangier Shrine, potentate 1940; OES, past grand patron, right worthy grand trustee; hobby, bridge; off Farnam Bldg; father druggist, resident of Omaha 65 years; res 2316 N 55th, Omaha.

   LANE, ROBERT FREDERICK: Librarian; b Babylon, N Y Jan 1, 1898, s of Frederick H Lane-Elizabeth Hull; ed Hollywood Cal HS 1918; U of Ore, BSc 1926, MSc 1932; U of Chicago, PhD 1939; Sigma Delta Chi; m Alice Madsen Feb 3, 1933 Eugene Ore; 1926-27 printing tchr John Adams Jr HS, Santa Monica Cal; 1927-28 printing tchr Woodrow Wilson HS, Long Beach Cal; 1928-30 printing tchr, Carnegie Inst of Technology, Pittsburgh Penn; 1931-32 grad asst, U of Ore; 1934-35 printing instr Vancouver Wash HS; 1938- librarian, U of Omaha, also printer, Amer Inst of Graphic Arts; Amer Lib Assn; Omaha Club of Printing House Craftsmen; hobbies, printing, cocker spaniels, aviation; off U of Omaha; res 122 S 39th, Omaha.

   LANE, WILLIAM DENNIS: Manufacturer; b Omaha, Neb Feb 14, 1885; s of Dennis Lane-Mary Ellen McDevitt; ed Omaha; m Laura Susan Meyer Sept 8, 1915 Los Angeles Cal; s George William; d Lois Kathryn; 1897-1900 emp by William Gentleman Groc Store, Omaha; 1900- with Eggeress-O'Flyng Co, Omaha, 1900-02 emp in off, 1922-32 VP, 1932- pres; dir of Omaha Natl Bank; past chmn Folding Paper Box Assn; dir Natl Paper Box Assn; mbr Neb unemployment compensation personnel bd; mbr Neb Com of 100; chmn of industrial expansion com, C of C; Omaha Mfrs Assn, past pres; gov Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Rotary; Uni Club, Lincoln; SA, dir; St Margaret Mary's Cath Ch, mbr bd of Cath charities; hobbies, travel, trap shooting; off 15th & Leavenworth; res 656 N 57th, Omaha.

   LANG, CARL B: Grocer; b Amity, Mo Dec 29, 1906; s of Clarence E Lang-Rosa Woodring; ed Omaha South HS 1925; m Alyce M Sparl Sept 24, Bellevue; 1925-26 groc, Bellevue; 1926-27 traveled for Fleischman Yeast Co; 1927- owner & opr 3 Beacon Groc Stores; 1932 estab Redick Tower Groc; one of first to install electric refrigeration in meat depts; owner sausage factory; Birchwood Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; IOOF 2; Trinity Bapt Ch; hobby, outboard motor boating, won Hearst trophy 1936, Class B championship Mo Valley div 1936; off 4622 North 30th, res 3044 Ida, Omaha.

   LANG, ZOLA MAUD: Hotel Manager. b Atlantic, Ia Aug 17, 1896; d of Jacob Erastus Lang-Daisy Idessa Patten; ed Atlantic Ia HS 1915; 1915-24 bkkpr & gen cash, 1912-24 credit mgr for L Oransky & Sons Co, Atlantic Ia; 1924-34 bkkpr, auditor & gen cash, 1934- gen mgr, Elks Club Hotel; ch mbr Omaha Hotel Greeters aux, pres 1934; womens div C of C; Ad-Sell League; Quota Club; Rebekah, Atlantic Ia; hobbies, sports, golf; off Elks Club; res 22nd & Capitol, Omaha.

   LANGDON, JOHN FREDERICK: Physician & Surgeon; b Papillion, Neb June 9, 1882; s of Martin Langdon-Helen Langdon; ed Creighton Prep 1898; Creighton U, BA 1902, MA 1904, MD 1906; Phi Rho Sigma; m Nell Marie Grier Apr 23, 1919 Kansas City MO; s John Grier, Frederick James, Robert Martin, James Kevin; 1906-07 interne St Josephs Hosp, Omaha; 1907 prac med, Omaha; 1908 anatomy instr, Creighton U Coll of Med; 1909 made asst health commr, Omaha; 1913-17 prac med in Butte Mont, asst to chief surg of Anaconda Copper Co; 1917- assoc prof of surg, Creighton U Coll of Med; 1917- prac med, Omaha; 1917- assoc surg, St Josephs Hosp; 1929- chief surg at St Catherines Hosp; 1938- dist surg for UP RR; author of several articles for med magazines; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc, past pres; Neb St & AMA; Amer Assn of Railway Surgs; Amer Bd of Surgery; FACS; past pres & one of founders of Omaha Mid-West Clinical Soc; C of C; Happy Hollow Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; Cath Ch; Dem; hobbies, hunting, reading; father was representative in legislature when Neb was a territory; off 614 Omaha Loan & Bldg Assn Bldg; res 503 N 38th, Omaha.

   LANPHIER, LYLE ELLSWORTH: Owner Electric Co; b Jasper Co, Ia Dec 21, 1888; s of Jared Lanphier-Ione Winget; ed Newton Ia; Newton Ia Normal; Highland Park Coll; m Lucille Finch Oct 1, 1913 Newton Ia; d Lael Yvonne; 1913-16 musician, Newton & Des Moines Ia; 1916-20 with Electrical Equipment Co, Des Moines Ia; 1920-24 with James Corr Electric Co, Omaha; 1924-28 with Amer Elec Co; 1928-33 with Acme Electric Co, Omaha; 1933- owner Electric Store, Omaha; Omaha Electric League; Ad-Sell League; Ak-Sar-Ben; First Bapt Ch; Rep; hobby, collecting novelties & music; father (dec) former resident & farmer of Jasper Co Ia; off 2419 Leavenworth; res 716 S 30th, Omaha.

   LA PORTE, EMERY JOSEPH: Dentist; b Campbell, Neb May 14, 1899; s of Jean Baptist LaPorte-Marie Chaput; ed Campbell HS; Creighton Prep; Creighton U, DDS; Omicron Kappa Upsilon; Xi Psi Phi; m Mae Arlene Thoelecke Aug 13, 1932 Omaha; d Linda Mae; 1923- dentist, Omaha; 1923- demonstrator, Creighton U Dental Coll; Omaha Dist Dental Soc; ADA; Woodbury study Club; pres Natl Exchange Club, Omaha; Young Businessmen's Assn; during World War 3 mos in Creighton U SATC; St Margaret Mary's Cath Ch; hobby, golf; off 1030 Medical Arts Bldg; res 5019 Western Ave, Omaha.

   LARKIN, BERNARD J: Mortician; b Utica, Ill Oct 31, 1884; s of John J Larkin-Elizabeth H Egan; ed South Omaha; Creighton U, 1904; Eccles Sch of Embalming, Philadelphia; m Mary Maud Murphy June 30, 1909 South Omaha; s John J III, Bernard James, Robert Emmett; d Ruth C, Mary Antonette, Helen L, Dorothy E; 1904-05 homesteaded, Presho S D; 1905-08 emp by H T Brass & Co funeral dirs, Omaha, also studied embalming; 1908- owner & opr funeral home, Omaha; mbr building com South Omaha bridge; South Omaha Mchts Assn; Neb & Natl Funeral Dirs Assns; Omaha Athletic Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; KC, 4o; Cath Ch; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off 4428 S 24th; res 5304 S 36th, Omaha.

   LARSEN, EDWARD RALPH: President Coffee Corporation; b Omaha, Neb Mar 24, 1890; s of Lars Larsen-Anna Jorgensen; ed Omaha; m Anna Olivia Johnson May 29, 1913 Omaha; s Raymond R; d Ruth Loraine; 1905-10 in coffee packing dept, McCord-Brady Co, Omaha; 1910-20 roaster in coffee dept W L Masterman Co, Omaha; 1920- owner, opr, & pres Douglas Coffee Inc, Omaha; Natl Coffee Roasters Assn; past mbr C of C; Optimist Club; Benson Golf Club; Chris Sci Ch; hobbies, golf, fishing; off 112 S 11th; res 5611 Pacific, Omaha.

   LARSEN, ROY EMIL: Auto & Implement Dealer; b Valley, Neb Aug 27, 1902; s of Lars Peter Larsen-Margaret Hansen; ed Douglas Co; m Bernice Monahan Apr 8, 1927 Valley; s John Louis; d Gloria Madeline; 1922-28 emp in gravel production, Valley; 1928- owner Ford. Agcy, John Deere Impl Agcy, & Larsen Impl Co; owner farm ints; past mbr city coun 3 terms; past pres C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; AF&AM 310; Presby Ch; Rep; hobbies, farming, stock raising, fishing, hunting; res Valley.

   LARSON, ROY HENRY: Clergyman; b Mead, Neb Sept 23, 1892; s of Olaf Larson-Hulda Swanson; ed Mead HS 1910; Neb Wes 1912; York Bus Coll 1912; York Coll, BA 1919; Southern Bapt Theological Seminary 1921-22; Columbia U 1922-23; Zeta; Square & Compass Club; m Catherine Helzer June 27, 1924 York; s Dennison Lloyd; d June Phyllis; 1920 tchr, Hampton HS; 1922-23 asst secy boys dept YMCA, New York City; 1923-24 instr oratory & coach, York Coll; 1924-30 pastor First Bapt Ch, Holdrege; 1926 ordained to ministry, Holdrege; 1930-34, pastor Riverside & Silver Creek Bapt Churches, Tekamah; 1934- pastor First Bapt Ch, Valley; during World War in Great Lakes naval training station; Past secy & past moderator Southern Union Bapt Assn; 1936-37 moderator Omaha Bapt Ministerial Assn; VIP & mbr bd of mgrs Neb Bapt Conv; 1938-39 pres Neb Bapt Pastors Conf; C of C; BSA cubmaster; Royal Ambassadors of Neb high counselor since 1936; AF&AM; 56; res Valley.

   LA RUE, ROY SIRLAND: Cafe, Owner; b Ord, Neb Nov 2, 1892; s of William La Rue-Sarah Raines; ed Okla; Ia; Neb; m Martha Glasser Jan 1915 Omaha; s Roy Jr; d Rose Alma (Mrs Frank Owen); 1908-10, 1911-15 ranch hand Holt Co; 1910-11 ranch hand & laborer, Neb & S D; 1915- owner & opr La Rue Cafe Omaha; instrumental in organizing Omaha Camera Club, one of first to be assoc with Assoc Camera Clubs of Amer, pictures accepted & displayed in Internatl salons Dunkirk France, Antwerp Belgium, Ottawa Canada, Pittsburgh Internatl salon;

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hobby, fishing; off 2307 Ames Ave; res 2720 Manderson, Omaha.

   LATENSER, FRANK J: Architect; b Omaha, Neb June 20, 1890; s of John Latenser-Anna Nestor; ed Omaha Central HS; Columbia U; Beta Theta Pi; m Alma Seymour Dec 1920 Elgin; s Frank N, James S; 1913-15 architect in eastern offs; 1915- architect with John Latenser & Sons Inc, Omaha; registered architect in Neb & Iowa; during World War 1917-19 chief hull inspector US shipping bd, Philadelphia & Washington D C; Amer Inst of Archits; Neb Engineering Soc; Omaha Engrs Club; C of C; off 1307 Farnam, Omaha; res Florence Hills, Omaha.

   LATENSER, JOHN JR: Architect; b Omaha, Neb Jan 29, 1888; s of John Latenser-Anna Nestor; ed Central HS, Omaha; U of N. 1906-08; Columbia U, B Arch 1912; Chi Phi; Sigma Xi; m Anna Banks Feb 1919 Wilmington N C; s John F, William B; d Mary Ruth; 1912-33 with John Latenser & Sons, architects, 1933-34 state engr PWA & mbr advisory bd, 1934-37 state dir; 1937- with John Latenser & Sons Inc, architects, Omaha; registered engr in Neb; lic architect in N Y; mbr Omaha city planning commission & bd of appeals; during World War 1917-19 plant engr US shipping bd, Wilmington N C; Omaha Engrs Club; Neb Engineering Soc; assoc mbr ASCE; mbr review bd Omaha Bldg Code; C of C; off 1307 Farnam; res 3215 Poppleton, Omaha.

   LATHAM, MRS. THOMAS: Homemaker; b Omaha, Neb Aug 5, 1883; d of John Spear Brady-Anna Gore; ed Sacred Heart Convent HS 1889; Mrs Scoville Finishing Sch 1902; m Thomas Latham Oct 30, 1907 Omaha; s John Frederick; d Elizabeth Ann (Mrs John Lawritzen); 1907- homemaker; 1903 Queen of Ak-Sar-Ben; 1930-32 pres, Visiting Nurses Assn; past VP Comm Chest drive, also past mbr bd & budget com; past bd mbr Clarkson Hosp, past bd mbr Brownell Hall; ch mbr Jr League; VP Maternal Health League; during World War active in ARC, motor corps & canteen work, chmn Christmas packet com 1917-18; Trinity Cathedral Episc Ch; hobbies, needlepoint, knitting, fishing; res 3628 Jackson, Omaha.

   LAVERING, MRS. ETHEL CHARLOTTE: Bank Teller; b St Joseph, Mo Nov 9, 1892; d of Charles Pfaffly-Margaret Butler; ed Wathena Kas HS; bus coll, St Joseph Mo; m Frank Lavering July 3, 1910 Wathena Kas (dec 1929); s Charles E; 1910- homemaker; 1916-17 bkkpr Tooth-Lacy Bank, St Joseph; 1917 mgr draft dept First Natl Bank, Omaha; women's div C of C, ch mbr, past VP, past pres & mbr exec coun 4 years; Quota Club; RNA; Woodmen Circle; Rep; hobbies, reading & travel; off First National Bank; res 2123 Pinkney, Omaha.

   LEARY, EDWARD F: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb July 17, 1883; s of Cornelius A Leary-Louise Burkley; ed Creighton Prep; Creighton U, BA 1902, MA 1904, LLB 1907; Gamma Eta Gamma; m Leah Pennell Oct 15, 1914 McCook; s Pennell; d Jane Louise; 1907- atty, Omaha; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; C of C; Omaha Country Club; off 1117 First National Bank Bldg; res 4911 Farnam, Omaha.

   LEE, DON THERON: Vice President & General Manager Furniture Co; b Rockport, Mo Aug 6, 1877; s of Martin Luther Lee-Nancy Trimble; ed Rockport Mo; m Alice Frederick Nov 26, 1913 Lincoln; 1901 in whol furn bus; 1926- VP & gen mgr Don T Lee Furn Co, Omaha; C of C, mbr exec com 20 years, mbr market week com; Meth Ch; Rep; father (dec) co judge 25 years, res of Rockport Mo; off 9th & Harney; res 2320 N 52nd, Omaha.

   LEE, GEORGE A: Attorney; b Delmont, S D Nov 12, 1890; s of Jefferson D Lee-Almyrta Crosmer; ed Lynch HS; Creighton Prep; Creighton U, LLB 1916; m Lilliam Krechy Jan 7, 1919 Omaha; s Richard W; d Virginia Ann; 1919- ptr of Henry W Bremers Jr in law firm, Omaha; during World War enl 1917, sgt 1st class in med corps, O/S in France 13 mos, in St Mihiel, Chateau Thierry & Meuse-Argonne; Amer Leg; VFW; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; AF&AM past master; Kountze Memorial Luth Ch; off 707 Keeline Bldg; res 3529 Pine, Omaha.

   LEHMKUHL, WALTER B: Assistant Secretary Insurance Co; b Wahoo, Neb Jan 31, 1908; s of Edward Lehrnkuhl-Grace Beebe; ed Wahoo HS; Luther Coll; U of N, BSc 1930; Alpha Sigma Phi; Alpha Kappa Psi; m Ruth Schwager Sept 24, 1932 Omaha; d Kaye Judith; 1930-31 with Pacific Mutual Life Ins Co of Cal; 1931-32 with First Natl Bank of Wahoo; 1932-33 Neb St ins examiner; 1933- asst secy Amer Res Life Ins Co, Omaha; mbr exec com Inst of Home Off Underwriters; secy-treas Ins Inst of Neb; C of C; pres of Young Married Couples Club; AF&AM, master; First Central Congl Ch; hobby, children; off 300 Farm Credit Bldg; res 5547 Mason, Omaha.

   LEIGH, ENOS R: Attorney; b La Prairie, Ill June 6, 1873; s of Alvin L Leigh-Hannah J Briggs; ed Sparland Ill HS; PSTC; U of N, LLB 1900; Phi Delta Phi; m Etta V Fisher Aug 20, 1902 Brock; s Lewis R; d Dorothy Louise (Mrs E M Mark), Eleanor Harriet (Mrs Milo Strain); as boy & young man assisted father on farm; 1896-97 tchr, Cuming Co; 1900 adm to Neb bar; 1900- prac law, Omaha; South Omaha sch bd, past mbr 4 years, past atty, past pres 2 years, past mbr bd of examiners 4 years; past asst city atty 4 years, South Omaha; 1919 Douglas Co deputy atty; past mbr exec coun Douglas Co Bar Assn; Neb St Bar Assn; South Omaha Mchts Assn; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; SAR; past patron OES; past master AF&AM 184, South Omaha; Scot Rite 32o, trustee, Neb Masonic Home; past noble grand South Omaha IOOF 148; Grace Meth Ch of South Omaha, chm ofcl bd, mbr 39 years; hobbies, reading, home, church & fraternal orgns; off 4803 S 24th; res 2516 A, Omaha.

   LEISEN, THEODORE ALFRED: Retired; b Philadelphia, Penn Feb 17, 1864; s of Charles F Leisen-Katherine Byrne Murray; ed Philadelphia Penn HS; priv instruction in civil engineering; m Sarah G Watson Apr 27, 1892 Wilmington Del; s Theodore A Jr, Frederic A; 1884-85 in RR location & construction with Ferro Carril de Amtioquia, Republic of Columbia, S Amer; 1886-90 asst engr & chief engr, asst mgr Barranquilla Railway & Pier Co Limited, Columbia S Amer; 1891-93 engr on construction of sewage system, Wilmington Del; 1894-1903 chief engr of park system, consulting engr water dept, Wilmington Del; 1903-08 chief engr & supt water dept, Wilmington Del; 1908-14 chief engr & supt Louisville Ky Water Co, construction engr Frankfort Ky Water Co; 1914-22 gen supt & civil engr water dept, Detroit Mich; 1923-39 gen mgr Metropolitan Utilities Dist, Omaha; 1939- ret; during World War maj QMC, supvr construction work, Camp Custer Mich, lt col res corps; Mil Order of World War, past comm Detroit Mich; AS CE, pres Detroit ch 1917-20; ASME; Amer Water Works Assn, pres 1918-19; New England Water Works Assn Detroit Engineering Soc; Army & Navy Club of Detroit Mich, past treas; Pendennis Club, Louisville Ky, Engrs & Architects, Louisville Ky; off Metropolitan Utilities Bldg; res Blackstone Hotel, Omaha.

   LeMAR, HAROLD D: Attorney; b Mead Neb Jan 5, 1891; s of Irvin Brush LeMar-Sarah Elizabeth Dihel; ed Osceola HS 1910; Cumberland U, Lebanon, Tenn, LLB 1913; m Luella Florence Petersen Oct 19, 1921 Omaha; s William Bernhardt; d Lorraine, Joan; 1913-26 prac law, Rapid City S D; 1923-26 Pennington Co, judge, Rapid City S D, 1926- atty & secytreas for P F Petersen Baking Co Omaha, 1927 atty, dir & VP, Cedar Rapids Ia; 1937- atty, dir & secy-treas for Peter Pan Bakery Inc, Davenport Ia; 1937- dir, VP, & atty Assoc Bakers Service Co, Omaha; 1936- dir of First Fed Savings & Loan Assn, Omaha, 1936-38 VP; 1935- dir & VP of Florence Home for the Aged, Omaha; during World War enl in AS June 28, 1917, 1st lt, O/S Nov 9, 1917-Sept 10, 1919, disch Sept 22, 1919; ORC, maj in judge advocate gen dept; Amer Leg; VFW; 1938- dir Natl Safety Coun; 1939 elec coun mbr of Covered Wagon area BSA; Natl Bakery Sales Promotion Assn, pres 1930; C of C, dir since 1938; Omaha Club; AF&AM, 4o; KT, Rapid City S D; RAM 25; BPOE; Dundee Presby Ch, elder; hobby, Amer hist research; off P F Petersen Baking Co; res 902 N 66th, Omaha.

   LEPINSKI, FRANK MARTIN: President Securities Co; b Adams Co, Neb Aug 22, 1889; s of Andrew J Lepinski-Ottillie Bunde; ed Adams Co; Omaha; m Blanche Hall Mar 17, 1913 Omaha; 1908-13 with brothers Albert C & Louis J oprd Big Four Transfer Co, South Omaha; 1910 oprd first motor truck transport between North & South Omaha; 1913-14 resided in Saskatchewan Canada; 1916 auto salesman, Omaha; 1916 sold & financed cars, also emp in sales dept Holmes Adkins Co; 1917-27 secy in chg of sales, Adkins Motor Co, Omaha; 1928- pres Gen Securities Co Inc; Omaha Assn of Ins Agts; Neb Assn of Personal Finance Cos; South Omaha Mchts Assn; C of C; Neb Good Roads Assn; past pres Omaha Amateur Baseball Assn; Concord Club; Omaha Field Club; mbr Municipal Affairs Com; mbr air port bd; Stockyards 400 Club; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM 184; Scot Rite 1; Tangier Shrine; past patron OES, BPOE 39, exalted ruler; Wheeler Memorial Presby Ch; hobbies, golf, bowling, sports; off 4805 1/2 S 24th; res 4213 S 22nd, Omaha.
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   LESLIE, CHARLES: Judge of District Court; b Lafayette Co. Wis Sept 24, 1867; s of Thomas H Leslie-Evelin Richards; m Louise F Godfrey Dec 7, 1904 Galena Ill; s Lloyd G; d Alice (Mrs R E Vogler); worked on farm Lafayette Co Wis until 1885; 1885-93 teleg opr C&NW RR in southern Wis, studied law under Edward L Bedford; 1893 adm to Ill bar; 1893-96 prac law with Judge Jacob Fawcett, Omaha; 1896-1900 priv law prac; 1900-06 chief of Douglas Co court; 1905-11 Douglas Co judge, 1911- judge 4th judicial dist; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; Episc Ch; Rep; off Courthouse; res 5013 Chicago, Omaha.

   LEVINE, VICTOR EMANUEL: Biochemist, Nutritionist & Explorer; b Mansk, Russia Aug 4, 1891; s of I Levine-Eva Meisel; ed Coll of City of New York, BA 1909; Columbia U, MA 1911, PhD 1914; Creighton U, MD 1928; grad work Johns Hopkins U; summer 1923 research on insulin with the Banting-Best insulin group, Toronto U; Pi Gamma Mu; Pi Gamma Sigma; Phi Delta Upsilon; Phi Lambda Mu; 1913-15 asst in dept of biological chemistry, Coll of Phys & Surgs, Columbia U, 1915-16 instr; 1915-16 asst prof of organic chemistry, Fordham U; 1918-20 asst prof of physiology & biological chemistry, Creighton U Sch of Med, 1920- prof & head of dept of biological chemistry & nutrition; 1933- prof of nutrition, Creighton U Sch of Dentistry; 1928- advisory dir Grad Sch of Chemistry, Creighton U; 1937-38 & summer 1939 consultant, US pub health service, Washington D C; maj specialist res, expert in mil problems in nutrition & treatment of chemical warfare casualties; mbr staff of surg gen, war dept Washington D C; to be apptd lt col when vacancy occurs; on invitation of Vilhalmjur Stefanson elec mbr of Explorers Club, N Y in recognition of having led 5 Arctic expeditions for med & biological studies of Eskimos; 1937 awarded Columbia U plaque "for distinguished service to humanity;" 1937 estab US pub health service Arctic research station hdqrs at Point Barrow, Alaska; fellow AAAS, AMA; fellow N Y Acad of Science, secy section of astronomy, physics & chemistry 1914-16; fellow Amer Congress of Physical Therapy, Amer Geographical Soc, Royal Soc of Arts & Sciences of Great Britain & Royal Institution for Philosophic Studies of Great Britain, Internatl Assn for Dental Research; Amer Soc of Biological Chemists Soc for Experimental Biology & Med; Amer Chemical Soc, pres Omaha section 1925-26; Soc of Amer Bacteriologists; Amer Botanical Soc; Assn for the Study of Internal Secretions; Midwest Clinical Soc, Nebraska Nutrition Coun, pres 1934-35; Nebraska Acad of Sciences, pres 1932-33; AAUP; Neb Writer's Guild; Amer Pharm Assn; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St Med Assn; Neb Pediatric Soc; Assn of Mil Surgs of US; MORC, secy 1933-34, pres 1939-40; ROA, historian 1932-36, VP 1936; C of C, mbr health & mil affairs coms; Professional Men's Club; Spanish Club; Neb Soc for Care of the Delinquent, pres 1933-36; Neb Crippled Children's Soc, dir 1984; Neb Conf of Social Workers; apptd by former Mayor Towl mbr welfare bd of Omaha; 1933-35 & elec pres of bd 1934; off Creighton U Sch of Med; res Fontenelle Hotel, Omaha.

   LEVINSON, NATHAN: Wholesale Fruit Dealer; b Byalistok Grodno, Poland June 1877; s of Israel Yaskolko-Chane Esther Levinson; ed priv tchr, Poland; m Sara Weinstein Feb 10, 1897 Edvabno Lomzo Poland; s Isador, Edward, Harry; d Ferry; when young man emp in timber industry, Poland; 1898-1901 in beverage bus, Balistok Grodno Poland; 1901 came to Amer; 1901-03 oprd machine in clothes mfg bus, New York City; 1905-08 emp in whol fruit house of Weinstein & Adler, Omaha; 1909-12 mgr whol fruit bus, Swartz & Son, Omaha; 1912- owner & opr whol fruit bus, 1912-18 ptr in Levinson & Robinson, 1918-21 ptr of Charles Sherman in Levinson Fruit Co, 1921- opr Levinson Fruit Co; May 6, 1912 became US citizen; Jewish Welfare Fedn, mbr exec com; B'nai B'rith; Beth Hamedrosh Hagodel Synagogue, commr & secy; Omaha Hebrew Club, past pres; United Orthodox Synagogue; hobby, fishing; off 422 S 11th; res 3014 Webster, Omaha.

   LIED, ERNST FRED: President Motor Co; b Columbus 0 May 30, 1906; s of Ernst Mitchell Lied-Ida Knoderer; ed Columbus 0, New York City, Kansas City Mo; U of Kas; U of N, BSc 1927; 1927-36 with Greenlease-Lied Motors, Omaha; 1936- pres Lied Motor Car Co; Neb & Natl Auto Dlrs Assns; C of C; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Omaha Athletic Club; Omaha Country Club; Presby Ch; hobby, golf; off 2570 Farnam; res 37th & Jones, Omaha.

   LIED, ERNST MITCHELL: President of Motor Co; b Cleveland, 0 Jan 12, 1881; s of Fred Lied-Ella Kerstine; ed Canton & Columbus 0; Ohio St U, BSc in electrical & mechanical engineering 1902; m Ida Knoderer June 29, 1905 Columbus 0; s Ernst Fred; several years cost estimator & draftsman in engineering dept, Rarig Engineering Co, Columbus 0; then until 1914 sales engineer for Kilbourne & Jacobs Mfg Co, Columbus 0; 1914-17 mgr of operations Willys-Overland Auto Co in New York City, 1917-25 Kansas City Mo; 1925- president Greenlease-Lied Co, sales & service of Cadillac, LaSalle & Oldsmobile, Omaha; Neb Auto Dlrs Assn; Natl Auto Dlrs Assn, pres 1936-38; C of C; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; Omaha Athletic Club; Omaha Country Club; Presby Ch; hobbies, golf, travel; off 2764 Farnam; res 621 S 37th, Omaha.

   LIGGETT, GUY: Cleaner & Dyer; b Conway, Ia Dec 11, 1875; s of Dr H E Liggett-Helen Elizabeth Shadrach; ed Conway Ia; Creston Ia HS; Ia St Coll, 1896; m Jessie Leona Nelson Apr 16, 1903 Los Angeles Cal, 1897- owner & opr cleaning & dye works, The Pantorium, Omaha; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; BPOE; AF&AM; KT; Tangier Shrine; Congl Ch; hobbies, golf, trap shooting, hunting, fishing; off 1513 Jones; res 4823 Douglas, Omaha.

   LINAHAN, HAROLD CARRIG: Attorney; b Grand Island, Neb Mar 23, 1896; s of Daniel Linahan-Margaret Carrig; ed Creighton Prep, athletic dir; Creighton U, BA 1920, LLB 1923, athletic mgr 2 years, 1919-23 athletic dir; Delta Theta Phi; m Margaret Fyfe June 21. 1923 Omaha; s Charles, John; d Margaret Lucy; adm to Neb bar 1923; 1919-23 tchr Creighton U HS; 1923-33 prac law, Omaha; 1933-34 asst city atty, Omaha; 1934-39 city solicitor, Omaha; 1930- Omaha city atty; during World War enl in US army res June 12, 1917 408th teleg batt, O/S Nov 1917-May 1919, disch May 23, 1919; Amer Leg; VFW; 40 & 8; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assns; KC; Cath Ch; Rep, chmn 1932-39 speakers bur Douglas Co Central Com, mbr exec com; hobbies, travel, athletic contests, collecting stamps; off City Hall; res 2572 Mary, Omaha.

   LINDERHOLM, J A: Grain Merchant; b Chicago, Ill Apr 14, 1870; s of N F Linderholm-Anna Swenson; ed Sterling Ill; Fremont Normal 1891; m Maude L Hull Apr 5, 1896 Burlington Ia; d Edna E, Frances; 1884-89 farmed in Madison Co; 1895-96 in gen mdse bus & with Citizens State Bank, Newman Grove; 1896- with Crowell Elevator Co, 1909 moved gen off to Omaha; Omaha Grain Exchange, pres 2 times; Natl Grain & feed Dlrs Assn, dir; during World War active in HG work; C of C; Omaha Auto Club; past mbr Omaha Athletic Club; past mbr Ad-Sell League; Happy Hollow Club; past mbr IOOF; First Central Congl Ch; hobby, golf; off Grain Exchange; res 5206 Jones, Omaha.

   LIPP, LOUIS E: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Mar 23, 1907; s of Myer M Lipp-Lena Heller; ed Omaha Central HS; Creighton U, PhB 1928, LLB 1930; Pi Lambda Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; m Dorothy Kropman Aug 23, 1934 Des Moines Ia; d Susan Kay; 1930- mbr law firm Leon, White & Lipp, Omaha; Omaha Barristers Club; Omaha & Neb St Bar Assn; Zionist Orgn of Amer; B'nai B'rith; Temple Israel; hobbies, gardening, coin collecting; off 717 Service Life Bldg; res 1819 Twin Ridge Blvd, Omaha.

   LIPPOLD, FRED E: President Food Products Co; b Panama, Ia Sept 11. 1888; s of Peter Lippold-Elizabeth Domnisse; ed Randolph HS; Highland Park Coll Des Moines Ia, PhG 1909; m Lou Catherine Moon Oct 19, 1910 Bancroft; s Harold James; 1909-15 in Lippold Pharmacy, Pender; 1915-17 owner bakery & restaurant; 1917-20 farmed near Pender; 1920-22 in real est bus, Denver Colo; 1922-23 mgr Sherman McConnell Drug Store, Omaha; 1923-25 in sales dept Pelton Buick Co; 1925-27 with Metropolitan Ins Co; 1927-29 asst mgr Metropolitan Life Ins Co, Kansas City Mo; 1929-32 with ptr owner & opr Lippold Ins Agcy. Omaha; 1932- org & pres Kitty Clover Potato Chip Co, Omaha; C of C; Omaha Motor Club Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; BPOE 39; St Bernards, Cath Ch; Dem; hobbies, travel, golf; off 1105 S 24th; res 5315 Grant, Omaha.

   LONGREN, JOHN WILBER: Real Estate Broker; b Omaha, Neb Jan 18, 1889; s of John A Longren-Ellen Knutson; ed Omaha Central HS; m Margaret C Stickler Jan 1, 1914 Logan Ia; s Robert Ellsworth; d Ella Jane; 1907-20 rate clk, UP RR; 1920- in real est bus, Omaha; hobby, golf; off 311 Patterson; res 2444 Newport Ave, Omaha.

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   LOOMIS, WALTER P: Attorney; b Omaha, Neb Nov 6, 1888; s of George W Loomis-Mary Waggoner; ed Omaha HS; U of N, BSc 1910; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Beta Kappa; m Isabel Treweek May 29, 1926 Omaha; s Walter P Jr; d Jean; 1910-32 emp in claim dept of CB&Q RR, 1932- in law dept; 1932 adm to law prac by examination; during World War enl in med corps Mar 1918; in base hosp 49, in France 9 mos, disch June 1919; Omaha, Neb St & Amer Bar Assns; AF&AM; Scot Rite, 32o; Congl Ch; hobbies, hunting, fishing; off 10th & Farnam; res 2529 N 53rd, Omaha.

   LORD, JOHN PRENTISS: Surgeon; b Dixon, Ill Apr 17, 1860; s of John L Lord-Mary Louise Warner; ed Dixon Ill HS; Rush Med Coll, Chicago, MD 1882; New York Post Grad Sch 1886; Phi Rho Sigma; Alpha Omega Alpha; m Minnie Urilla Swingley Oct 20, 1886 Princeton Ill; s Upton Prentiss; d Frances Louise (Mrs R T Vaughan); 1882-86 prac med, Creston Ill; 1886-1920 prac med, Omaha, 1920- specialist in orthopedic & reconstruction surgery, 1915 formed ptrship, 1922 became Lord, Schrock & Johnson; staff mbr Omaha hosps; staff mbr Creighton U Med Coll many years; staff mbr U of N Coll of Med 40 years, now prof emeritus; first chief surg State Orthopedic Hosp, Lincoln; consultant Hattie B Monroe Home for Crippled Children; consulting surg RI RR; dist surg for IC RR; asst chief surg UP RR 1893; during World War 1916 med res corps, 1917 chief Instr MOTC, Fort Riley Kas, chief orthopedic surg Fort Des Moines Ia, disch Sept 1918 maj med corps; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St Med Assn; AMA, chmn orthopedic section; ACS, mbr bd of govs; Amer Orthopedic Assn; Amer Acad of Orthopedic Surg; first mbr Amer Ed of Orthopedic Surgs; Elkhorn Valley Med Soc; Omaha Midwest Assn; Sioux Valley Med Soc; SW Ia Med Soc; Omaha Midwest Clinical Soc; Western Surgical Assn; Western Orthopedic Clinical Assn; one of founders Neb Soc for Crippled Children; Rotary; Uni Club; Athletic Club; Ak-Sar-Ben; First Congl Ch; hobbies, work with crippled children; off 831 Medical Arts Bldg; res 3421 Farnam, Omaha.

   LOUCKS ELTON C: Accountant; b Council Bluffs, Ia June 2, 1892; s of Charles A Loucks-Alice Crocker; ed Kansas City Kas HS; U of Ore, BA 1915, lettered in track; Harvard U 1916; Phi Gamma Delta; m Marion Gilchrist Mar 27, 1923 Omaha; s John G; d Mary Jean, Barbara, Patricia; 1920-21 with Ward Systems Co, Chicago; 1922- certified pub acct for J M Gilchrist Co, Omaha; during World War ent 1st OTC San Francisco 1917, commd 2nd lt QMC, O/S in France 6 mos, exec ofcr intermediate supply base Gievres, commd 1st lt, resigned Sept 1919; C of C, mbr municipal affairs com; Omaha Country Club; Happy Hollow Club; Omaha Club; AF&AM; Scot Rite, 32o; hobby, golf; off 837 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 5308 Cuming, Omaha.

   LOVELY, JOSEPH M: County Attorney; b Omaha, Neb July 31, 1888; s of Michael Lovely-Mary Ann Kelly; ed Omaha; Creighton U, BA 1908, LLB 1914; Gamma Eta Gamma; m Beatrice Rogers Oct 26, 1929 Omaha; 1914-16 prac law with Keyser & Lovely, Omaha; 1917- priv law prac, Omaha, 1923 Douglas Co atty; 1916-17 mbr Neb legislature; Omaha & Neb Bar Assns; Ak-Sar-Ben; BPOE 154; BPOE 39; KC; hobby, golf; off Courthouse; res 4681 Bancroft, Omaha.

   LOW, JAMES BYRON: Owner Feed Co; b Atchison Co, Mo Sept 30, 1891; s of Preaton R Low-Katherine Kloepfel; ed Tarkio Mo HS 1908; Tarkio Mo Coll, BSc 1913; m Nellie E Reid June 1924 Hamburg Ia; d Nancy, Letitia; 1913-15 with Tarkio Molasses Feed Co, Mo; 1915-17 farmer & cattle feeder, Atchison Co Mo; 1919-24 in feed bus, Tarkio Mo; 1924- owner & opr Molasses Feed Co, Omaha, mfr & distributor of cattle feed in Neb Minn, Ill & Ia; during World War ent US army 1917 2nd lt AS in France, no active duty, disch 1919; Amer Leg; dir AAA; C of C; VP Miniature Camera Club; AF&AM, East St Louis; Scot Rite; Tangier Shrine; bd mbr First Meth Ch; hobby, photography; off 2820 Deer Park Blvd; res 1705 S 91st, Omaha.

   LOWMAN, ARTHUR AMES: President Telephone Co; b Toulon, Ill Aug 19, 1878; s of James M Lowman-Anna Eliza Brockway; ed Toulon Ill; m Bessie Canoyer Apr 25, 1905 Council Bluffs Ia; s James M; d Eleanor (Mrs Morse C Palmer); 1894-1906 emp by Ia Tele Co at Clarinda, later in construction work in Ia, 1900-01 dist mgr at Shenandoah, 1901-06 supvr construction & installation, Council Bluffs; 1906-09 supvr construction & installation Neb Tele Co at Omaha, 1909-13 div plant supt; 1913-14 plant supt Northwestern Tele Exchange Co, Minneapolis; 1914-19 gen plant supt Northwestern group of Bell Tele Cos, Omaha; 1919-28 VP & gen mgr Northwestern Bell Tele Co, 1928-35 VP in chg of operations, 1935- pres; pres Tri-State Tele & Teleg Co & Dakota Central Tele Co; dir US Natl Bank of Omaha; regent Creighton U; AIEE; gov Ak-Sar-Ben; mbr advisory bd SA; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; Omaha Athletic Club; C of C; Izaak Walton; AF&AM; Shrine; BPOE; Episc Ch; Rep; hobby, outdoor life; off Telephone Bldg; res 5204 Burt, Omaha.

   LUCAS, JOHN WAYNE: Associate Professor; b Steubenville, Ohio May 14, 1904; s of William Henry Lucas-Margaret Esther Humberger; ed Steubenville 0 HS 1922; Ohio St U, BSc 1929, MBA 1935; PhD candidate; editor-in-chief Ohio Commerce; ROTC, sgt 1927; Delta Sigma Pi; Pi Delta Epsilon; m Estella Gertrude Carpenter June 15, 1929 Steubenville 0; d Barbara Estella 1922-25 mgr invoice & shipping div Steubenville Ohio Pottery Co; 1928-29 statistician state bur of motor vehicles, Ohio; 1929-32 in bus off Ohio Bell Tele Co; 1932-34 owner & opr Sunnyside Nursery, Columbus 0; 1934-38 tchr dept of bus administration, Ohio St U; 1938-39 assoc prof, dept of bus administration, Omaha U, 1939- acting head of dept; Amer Marketing Assn; Amer Economic Assn; Amer Statistical Assn; C of C; Omaha Advertising Club; Professional Mens Club; Ad-Sell League; Amer Auto Assn; Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM 631; York Rite; RAM; R&SM; Dundee Presby Ch; hobbies, football, bowling, fishing, golf, photography; off Omaha U; res 5309 Nicholas, Omaha.

   LUCAS, MRS LOIS H: Homemaker; b Spokane, Wash Aug 19, 1906; d of Jacob El Himes-Minnie Grinstead; ed Spokane Wash; Lincoln; George Washington U, BA 1926: mbr glee club 2 years, accompanist 1 year; mbr publication staff newspaper & annual; U of N, MA 1927; grad work U of Southern Cal; Sigma Kappa, pres alumni 1931-33; Mortar Ed; m Henry C Lucas Aug 17, 1929 Falls City; 1927-28 emp in placement bur U of N; 1928-29 tchr of English & domestic science, Humboldt; 1929-38 tchr of English, history & languages, HS dept Sch of Individual Instruction, Omaha; 1938 homemaker, Omaha; 1934- reviews books for various orgns, Omaha; 1936-37 first VP AAUW; 1924 page, natl DAR congress, Washington D C; 1937 point OES; First Chris Ch, active in womens circle work 1936-38; George Washington U, Alumni Assn; Rep; hobbies, reading, handwork, friends; res 1823 Spencer, Omaha.

   LUIKART, RALPH: Obstetrician & Gynecologist; b Tilden, Neb Aug 5, 1889; s of Gottlieb Augustus Luikart-Mary Anna Kissler; ed Norfolk HS 1908; U of N; U of Penn, MD 1915; recd certificate of merit in dissection, Undergrad Med Assn, U of Penn; Nu Sigma Nu, past pres; 1918 short course at Rockefeller Inst, specialized in Dakin-Carrel treatment & anesthetic research; m Marie Ryon June 25, 1915 New York City; s Ralph Jr; 1915 during typhus epidemic served with Serbian Red Cross, Serbia, only doctor in dists of Bitolj & Mariho, 252 villages; 1916 substitute interne Bellevue Hosp, Cornell Div, New York City, recd assignment surgical div Mass Gen Hosp, Boston Apr 1916-Oct 1917; 1917-18 resident in dept of obstetrics & gynecology Bellevue Hosp, Cornell div; 1918-19 supt Creighton Med Coll dispensary, supt City Detention Home for Women suffering from venereal disease.; 1919 obstetrician, Omaha; att obstetrician & gynecologist Clarkson Hosp since 1925, St Josephs Hosp since 1922, St Catherines Hosp 1922, Immanuel Hosp since 1930-1 1939- assoc prof obstetrics & gynecology, Creighton U; author; The Use of Luminal Sodium in Vomiting in Pregnancy, 1923; Avitaminasis as an Etiologic Factor in Polyneuronitis Complicating Pregnancy, 1923; Technic of Successful Removal of Septum of Uterus Septus and Subsequent Delivery at Term, 1936; A Modification of the Kielland, Simpson & Tucker-McClean Obstetrical Forceps, 1937; has just completed a new Luikart forcep; 1918 diplomate Amer Bd of Med, New York City; 1933 certified by Amer Ed of Obstetric & Gynecology, Milwaukee Wis; 1934- chief assoc examiner in obstetrics & gynecology Natl Bd of Neb, Neb territory; ch mbr of Central States Obstetrical Assn, mbr exec com 1935-37; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc, chmn membership & entertainment coms several years; Neb St & AMA; ch mbr Omaha Clinical Club, pres 1930; FACS since 1922; Omaha Country Club; C of C, past mbr bd of dirs; pres Good Fellowship Club 1924; Ak-Sar-Ben; mbr com Omaha Figure Skating Club; Hole-in-One Club; All Saints Episc Ch; hobbies, golf, swimming, figure skating; off 1530 Medical Arts Bldg; res 4815 Farnam, Omaha.

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   LUND, MRS ALMA PETERSEN: Florist; b Omaha, Neb Feb 3, 1902; d of August Petersen-Margaret Truelson; ed Omaha; m Harry Lund Nov 10, 1925 Omaha; 1920-36 with Petersen Bros Florists, 1936- mgr of Petersen Sisters Florists; active 6 years in Walther Bowling League, Omaha; dir Omaha Quota Club; First Luth Ch; Luth Laymen's League; Dem; hobbies, reading, travel, sports; off 1621 Howard; res 2508 Country Club Ave, Omaha.

   LYDICK, FREDERICK LEWIS: Farmer & Stockman; b Fremont, Neb Nov 3, 1896; s of Albert Lydick-Sarah Jane Lewis; ed Valley HS; mbr HS & town football team 10 years; m Mae Lutton May 8, 1916 Council Bluffs IA; d Marian Ruth; 1915- farmer near Valley; during World War in Camp Grant, Rockford Ill, Camp Hancock, Augusta Ga, machine gun training center, disch Camp Dodge Ia Jan 8, 1919; Amer Leg post 58; Soil Conservation Com; AF&AM 310; Scot Rite, 32o; Tangier Shrine; Presby Ch; Rep; father (dec) Douglas Co farmer 22 years, Valley resident 14 years; hobbies, hunting, fishing; res Valley.

   LYLE, DONALD WILLIAM: Insurance Agent; b Denver, Colo Feb 17, 1899; s of W C Lyle-Emma Lantz; ed Omaha HS 1917; U of N; Phi Delta Theta; m Dorothy Hipple Sept 22, 1922 Omaha; s James C; d Marlyn E; 1921-37 special agt for St Paul Fire & Marine Ins Co, St Paul Minn; 1937- Neb St mgr at Omaha of St Paul Fire & Marine Ins Co, Mercury Ins Co, St Paul Mercury Indemnity Co; during World War ent US army Aug 1918, disch Feb 1919, 2nd lt; Amer Leg; Comml Club; Omaha Athletic Club; Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben; AF&AM 268; past most loyal gander Blue Goose; First Bapt Ch; hobby, taking motion pictures; off 622 Insurance Bldg; res 5112 California, Omaha.

   LYMAN, DR C ELIZABETH: Physician & Surgeon; b Fishkill, N Y Oct 31, 1869; d of John M Taylor-Helen J Goldston; ed Loup City; Creighton U, MD 1903; Clarkson Memorial Hosp, nurses training 1896-97; m George P Lyman Mar 13, 1887 Loup City (dec 1893); John (dec), Frank; d Martha C (Mrs Charles L Glasson); Mar 25, 1879 came to Neb with parents, located at Loup City; 1897-1900. priv nurse Neb & Atchison Kas; 1903- prac med, Omaha; 1905-12 examiner & phys, Detention Home of Omaha, in connection with juvenile court; 1897-98 nurse Sulphur-Saline Bath House, Lincoln, for Drs Everett; during World War took part in women's war activities, ARC, knitting; Amer Med Women's Assn; Episc Ch; hobby, horseback riding; father was contr, built elevators UP RR, Valley, Elkhorn, Elm Creek & Gothenburg Neb, res Loup City; off 1614 Howard; res Wellington Hotel, Omaha.

   LYON, CHARLES JOHN: President Insurance Co; b Trumansburg, N Y May 30, 1861; s of Charles John Lyon-Mary Katherine Teeter; ed Trumansburg N Y; Manchester Mich HS; m Harriett S Passmore Nov 1, 1888 Kansas City Mo; d Edith L (Mrs Myron C Bucks), Hazel L (Mrs R Ellwood Pratt); 1876-80 emp in gen store, Manchester Mich; 1880-83 emp by T M Jones Sons, whol & retail crockery bus, Kansas City MO; 1884-87 solicitor for New York Life Ins CO; 1888-93 emp by Emery-Bird Thayer dept store; 1897-1904 emp by McCord Brady Co, whol grocers, Omaha; 1904- an org, first secy, later treas, 1933- pres Travelers Health Assn; C of C; Omaha Motor Club; Kiwanis; AF&AM; Scot Rite; York Rite; RAM; First Bapt Ch, trustee 35 years; Rep; off Farnam Bldg; res 663 N 57th Ave, Omaha.

   McARTHUR, MARSHALL: President Petroleum Co; b Atlantic, Ia May 16, 1898; s of Wallace McArthur-Gertrude Plumb; ed Storm Lake Ia HS; U of Chicago, PhB 1921; Delta Chi; m Dorothie Louise Morris Jan 9, 1922 Chicago; s Marshall Jr; d Betty Irene, Marilyn Jane; 1921 salesman for Penn Petroleum Co, Kansas City; 1922- org & pres Omaha Petroleum Co; during World War in SATC, disch Dec 1918 as cadet flyer, Chicago; Amer Leg post 1; C of C; Omaha Club; Omaha Country Club; Pro Tem Club, Ak-Sar-Ben; Rep; hobbies, golf, gardening; off 1444 S 20th; res 109 N 53rd, Omaha.

   McCAGUE, LAURENCE M: Treasurer Investment Co; b Omaha, Neb Apr 11, 1896; s of Thomas H McCague-Mary Crowell; ed Omaha Central HS; Amherst Coll, Amherst Mass 1918; Chi Psi; m Elizabeth Roberts Jan 30, 1935 Omaha; 1918-28 with McCague Investment Co Omaha; 1928- treas Natl Co, investment bankers, Omaha; during World War enl Jan 1917 with French army later US, in France, disch 1919; Omaha Country Club; Presby Ch; Rep; off First National Bank Bldg; res 406 N 49th, Omaha.

   McCANN, JOHN W: Owner Grain, Sand & Gravel Companies; b O'Neill, Neb Nov 21, 1886; s of John W MeCann-Mary Welsh; ed O'Neill; South Omaha; m Stella Smith Aug 1911 Denver; s George W, John Edward; 1909-13 in whol coal bus, Omaha; 1916- owner sand & gravel co, Valley; 1929- owner grain bus, Valley; C of C; Omaha Athletic Club; Cath Ch; Dem; hobby, athletics; father (dec) in bus at O'Neill 25 years; off Valley; res 4303 Mayberry, Omaha.

   McCARTHY, JOSEPH DANIEL: Physician; b Lawrence, Mass Oct 1, 1892; s of Daniel McCarthy-Brigid A O'Brien; ed Lawrence Mass HS; Georgetown U; St Louis Sch of Med 1916; Phi Beta Pi; m Maybelle Donohoe Dec 22, 1917 Washington D C; s Joseph Daniel Jr, John; d Mary Jean; 1919-27 prac med Elgin Neb; 1928- prac med, Omaha; asst prof of med, U of N sch of med; lecturer training sch for nurses & mbr att staff Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hosp; staff mbr Uni, St Catherines & St Josephs Hosps; during World War in US med corps, 1st base hosp Camp Travis, San Antonio Tex, capt Walter Reed hosp, Washington D C; diplomate Amer Bd of Internal Med; FACP; Omaha Douglas Co Med Soc; Neb St Med Assn, vice-chmn ednl com, chmn speakers bur & secy Program com; fellow AMA; Omaha Clinical Soc; Northwestern Conf; secy & dir Omaha Midwest Clinical Soc, editor of Journal; mbr health com C of C; off 1036 Medical Arts Bldg; res 5624 Emile, Omaha.

   McCLEMENTS ROBERT CLOSE: Packer; b Northern Ireland Jan 17, 1886; s of Thomas McClements-Elizabeth Close; ed Chicago; Chicago Bus Coll; 1892 came with parents to US, father refrigeration engr, Chicago; 1904-24 emp by S. & S Co, now Wilson & Co in Chicago, worked up thru all branches of bus, 1915-20 off mgr, South Amer; 1925-29 traveling auditor, chief acct & administrator at Sao Paulo & Minas Geroes Brazil for Electric Bond & Share Co of N Y; 1929-31 in ins bus, Cal; 1931-38 off mgr & asst treas Lewis Packing Co of Omaha, 1938- gen mgr; C of C, mbr BSA com; AF&AM; Scot & York Rites; Shrine; All Saints Episc Ch; Dem; hobby, golf; off Lewis Packing Co; res 5124 Lafayette. Omaha.

   McCLOUD, JAMES FORSYTH: Treasurer Investment Co; b Sheldon, Ill Dec 26, 1895; s of William L McCloud-Dora Forsyth; ed Sheldon Ill; U of Ill, BA 1917; Sigma Pi; Phi Beta Kappa; Beta Gamma Sigma; m Wauneta Daniel July 26, 1919 Watseka Ill; s William Daniel; d Jane; 1919-20 emp by Natl City Co, Chicago & Denver; 1920-29 emp by Omaha Trust Co, in various capacities; 1929-33 mgr Omaha off Chase Securities Corp & successor, Chase-Harris-Forbes Corp; 1933-37 emp in various capacities by Neb Bond & Mortgage Corp; 1937- treas Kirkpatrick-Pettis Co; during World War ent US army 1917, AS, disch 1919; C of C; Happy Hollow Country Club; AF&AM 268; hobby, golf; off 540 Omaha National Bank Bldg; res 5016 Izard, Omaha.

   McCOLLOUGH, MAXWELL F: Attorney; b Winterset, Ia Dec 12, 1896; s of Robert M McCollough-Elizabeth Weede; ed Greenfield Ia; Tarkio Mo HS; Tarkio Mo Coll; 1910-12 Amer Coll of Music, Chicago; 1904-05 studied music Oberlin Coll, Oberlin O; 1905-10 music tchr Cornell Coll, Ia also Dakota Wes, Mitchell S D; 1912-18 music tchr Omaha; 1916-20 clk of dist court, Omaha; 1920 adm to Neb bar; 1920- dep clk of dist court; Neb St Bar Assn; past mbr BPOE; First United Presby Ch. 1912-22 choirmaster & organist; Rep; hobby, music; off Courthouse; res 2243 Jones, Omaha.

   McCORMICK, ROY AUGUSTUS: Sales Agent; b Farmersville, Ill Feb 6, 1892; s of Thomas Patrick McCormick-Katie Welsh; ed Farmersville Ill HS 1910; U of Valparaiso, Ind; m Frances B Nolan Aug 20, 1920 Alliance; s Keith Martin, James Thomas; d Mary Jean; 1912-13 salesman Bankers Life Ins Co of Lincoln, Wood River; 1913-15 owner half int in store, Cameron; 1915-17 salesman Cudahy Packing Co, Scottsbluff; 1919-20 salesman Natl Cash Register Co, Grand island, 1920-22 salesman, Madison Wis, 1922-32 sales agt, Grand Island 1932- sales agt, Omaha; during World War enl Apr 1917 in USN, 19 mos in France Yeoman div, hon disch June 1919; Amer Leg; Sales Mgrs Club; C of C; Cath Ch; Rep; hobbies, fishing, golf; off 1511 Howard; res 5632 Emile, Omaha.

   McCOTTER, CYRUS RAWSON: Manager & First Vice President Insurance Co; b Kipton 0 Dec 2, 1883; s of Charles McCotter-Sarah Jalous; ed Kipton 0; Overland Bus Coll Oberlin 0; m Callie Bronson May
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