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Paul McGeorge Trueblood

    Paul McGeorge Trueblood was born in Otes, Tennessee (Hawkins County) on February 18, 1884. Educated at Purdue in Civil Engineering, 1908; with U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1908-1917, in Maryland, Alaska, Hawaii, Texas, Philippines, North Carolina, and Connecticut, making hydrographic and topographic surveys, triangulations, and magnetic and tidal observations. From 1917-19, he was a lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve, attached to the U.S.S. William Rockefeller as executive officer and later to the U.S.S. Aroostook (formerly S.S. Bunker Hill). From the Navy, Mr. Trueblood was transferred back to the Coast and geodetic Survey, with which he served until the end of 1919. From 1920 to 1960, he resided in Seattle and was engaged in structural engineering. For a time he was city engineer. In 1960, he and his wife moved to Hawaii, where he died in January, 1963. (Source: Who's Who, Clyde Trueblood Genealogy).



Ralph Waldo Trueblood

    Ralph Waldo Trueblood was born on November 19, 1885, in Richmond, Indiana. Educated at Earlham, B.A., 1903; and Haverford, M.A., 1905. Instructor in Chemistry, Haverford, 1903-05; and in science and language, Cranford High School, New Jersey, 1905-07. Moved to Los Angeles about 1909, where he was a chemist for Victor Portland Company, 1909-10. He then became city editor for the Los Angeles Times, 1910-1912; executive editor, 1920-26; managing editor, 1926-34; editor-in-chief, 1934-37; editorial director, 1938-44. He retired January 1, 1945, and died in Los Angeles County on May 6, 1954.
    Mr. Trueblood was co-inventor of the telephotographer, the first device used by newspapers for sending pictures by wire. He was president of Los Angeles Times Wireless, Inc., and vice-president, California and Nevada Associated Press organization. He was a member of the Los Angeles Crime Commission and the American Society of Newspaper Editors. (Source: Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the West, 1949)



Robert Martin Trueblood

    Robert Martin Trueblood was born on May 4, 1917 in Kindred, North Dakota. Educated at the University of Minnesota, B.B.A. with distinction, 1937; graduate work, Loyola and Northwestern Universities. CPA in Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Past president, Pennsylvania Institute of CPA's; member of Council of Pennsylvania Institute of CPA's, 1962-63; chairman, Long-Range Objectives Committee, American Institute of CPA's; member of Committee of National Defense, and of the Council, American Institute of CPA's. Visiting Ford Distinguished Research Professor, Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1960-61; consultant (WOC) to Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (financial management), 1953-61. Awards include: silver medal, Elijah Watts Sells award, 1941; Illinois Society of CPA's gold medal, 1941; Secretary's' Commendation Award, U.S. Navy.
    Mr. Trueblood is a partner in the Pittsburgh and Chicago offices of Touche, Ross, Bailey & Smart. He was a lieutenant commander, U.S. Navy Cost Inspection Services, 1942-46. Member of Board, Civic Club of Allegheny County (Pittsburgh). Author: Sampling Techniques in Accounting (with R.M. Cyert) 1958; The Future of Accounting Education (with G. Leland Bach and H. Justin Davidson) 1961; and articles in professional journals. Resides 190 Thackeray Lane, Northfield, Illinois. (Source: Who's Who in Commerce & Industry, Vol. VII.)



Thomas Clarkson Trueblood

    Thomas Clarkson Trueblood was born near Salem, Indiana, April 6, 1856; and died June 4, 1951. Educated at Blue River Academy and Earlham College. Degrees (honorary): M.A., 1886; Lit. D., 1921; Student of elocution and oratory under James E. Murdock, S.S. Hamili, and Charley John Plimptre. With Professor Robert I. Fulton, he founded the School of Oratory in Kansas City. He was lecturer at University of Missouri, University of Ohio, Wesleyan University of Kentucky, and University of Michigan, 1889; lecturer in colleges and universities of California, Hawaii, and Japan, 1910; University of Australia and New Zealand, 1917-18; USC, 1920; University of South Africa, 1920-30. He was president of National Speech Arts, and organized the Northern Oratorical League, 1890; the Central Debating League, 1898; and the Midwest Debating League, 1914. He presided at the organization of Delta Sigma Rho Society for honor debaters and orators, 1906.
    Author: Practical Elocution (with Robert I. Fulton), 1898; Choice Readings (editor), 1894; Essentials of Public Speaking, 1909; Standard Selections, 1907; British and American Eloquence, 1912. He was the compiler of Patriotic Eloquence Relating to the Spanish-American War (with Fulton), editor of Honor Orations of the University of Michigan, 1908; and winning speeches in northern Oratorical League, 1900. Professor of Public Speaking, University of Michigan, 1889-1926. (Source: Who's Who among North American Authors, 1927-28; and Who's Who in America.)



Willard Orville Trueblood

    Willard Orville Trueblood was born near Salem, Indiana, on August 5, 1874, and died at his home in Covina, California, on December 1, 1954. He was a Quaker minister for nearly fifty years. Educated at Earlham College, class of 1902; University of Chicago; and University of Toronto. After two years as principal of Vermillion Grove Academy (Illinois), a Quaker preparatory school, Mr. Trueblood accepted his first church at Poughkeepsie, New York, the First Friends Meeting, where he was pastor from 1904-09. He served three years at the Toronto First Friends Church (1909-12), followed by twelve years at the First Friends Church, Indianapolis. He moved to California in 1924, where he served as pastor of the First Friends Church in Whittier until his retirement from active ministry in 1942.
    His other services include: member, American Friends Board, 12 years; Ambassador of Good Will among Friends, 5 years; treasurer, Earlham College; clerk, Western Yearly Meeting of Friends, 19 years; member, National Christian Mission Team, 1941-42; and Y.M.C.A. He served at Fort Benjamin Harrison during World War I. Clubs: Lions International. Author of tracts and pamphlets. (Source: Who's Who in the Clergy, 1936, and Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 1947.)



William Newby Trueblood

    William Newby Trueblood, professor of English at Earlham College, was born in 1846, and died on May 13, 1931, in Richmond, Indiana. Educated at Earlham, M.A., 1891, and LL.D., 1923. He was considered one of the best scholars in the field of Anglo-Saxon language and literature. His course on Dante, too, was considered notable. He wrote considerable verse and an occasional short story, most of which appeared in the Earlhamite, the publication of his college. (Source: Encyclopedia of American Biography (New Series), 1935.)



Wilbur Tyson Trueblood, Jr.

    Wilbur Tyson Trueblood, Jr. was born on March 28, 1917, in St. Louis, Missouri. Educated at Princeton, A.B., 1938. Advertising Manager, Sayman Products Company, St. Louis, 1940-48; director, advertising and promotion, Magic Chef, Inc., St. Louis, 1948-55; sales division manager, 1955-57; account executive, Kruppnick & Assoc., St Louis, 1957-present. Served as Ensign and Lieutenant, U.S. Navy Reserve, 1941-45. (Source: Who's Who in the Middle West (Vol. VII).)