Walter Friar Dexter (1886-1945) —
also known as Walter F. Dexter —
of Whittier, Los
Angeles County, Calif.
Born in Chicago, Cook
County, Ill., November
Whittier College, 1923-34; secretary to Gov. Frank
F. Merriam; delegate to Republican National Convention from
superintendent of public instruction, 1937-45; appointed 1937;
died in office 1945.
Quaker. Member, Phi
Delta Kappa; Phi
Beta Kappa; Lions.
21, 1945 (age 58 years, 334
of Harry Dexter and Margaret (Bell) Dexter; married, August
25, 1910, to Ethel Lenore Smith.|
Paul Howard Douglas (1892-1976) —
also known as Paul H. Douglas —
of Chicago, Cook
Born in Salem, Essex
County, Mass., March
served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; delegate to
Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948,
Senator from Illinois, 1949-67; defeated, 1942, 1966.
or Quaker. Member, American
Legion; Veterans of
Foreign Wars; Elks; Americans
for Democratic Action; American
Economic Association; American
Philosophical Society; Phi
Beta Kappa; Delta
Died in Washington,
24, 1976 (age 84 years, 182
Ernest Karl Neumann (1898-1959) —
also known as Ernest K. Neumann —
of Carlsbad, Eddy
Born in Delavan, Tazewell
County, Ill., December
Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer;
member of New
Mexico state house of representatives, 1927; New
Mexico state attorney general, 1931-35.
Quaker. Member, American Bar
Alpha Delta; Freemasons;
13, 1959 (age 60 years, 119
Interment at Carlsbad
Cemetery, Carlsbad, N.M.