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E Isaphene Dailey. Died February 1999. Plano, Texas.
Mark A. Davids.  (1855-Feb 1941)  Born in San Bernardino, California, at the age of 26, Mr. Davids entered the produce business, shipping local fruits and vegetables to the Eastern Seaboard.  
Mrs. Warren Finney Day (Memorialized in the "Good Shepherd" window in Shatto Chapel.)
Rev. Dr. Warren Finney Day, D. D. (Sr. Minister of First Congregational Church 1894 - 1902)  Died January 1913.  He was serving as Pastor Emeritus of First Congregational Church at the time of his death.   Under Rev. Day's ministry, Mr. William Meade, flutist in the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra was called to organize the music program and serve as its leader.  He is also responsible for bring in the Hildreth donation towards the purchase of our first Pipe Organ, now known as the Hildreth organ, which was dedicated 8 February 1896 in memory of the wife and son of Rev. Edward Hildreth.
Rhydian Robert Davies.  Mr. Davies is added to our memorial as a special request of his sister, Trisha.  Trisha indicates that her brother and his friend Edwin Jenkins were originally from Wales/UK and lived in New York and Los Angeles and that they attended First Congregational Church of Los Angeles on a regular basis whenever in Los Angeles.  I hope to have more information on these gentlemen in the near future so that those who knew them can say a prayer on their behalf.
Morris Aubrey Densmore, (Born in East Noel, Nova Scotia Canada -  died 26 March 1999). He graduated from Deering High School, Portland, Maine, in 1942. He attended Bowdoin College, where he was a member of the Zeta Psi fraternity. During World War II he was in the Navy from July 1943 until August 1946, serving in the Pacific as officer-in-charge of landing-craft tanks. He remained in the Naval Reserve following the war and retired as lieutenant commander. In 1946 he married Arline Thurlow. After the war he returned to Bowdoin and received his bachelor of arts degree in 1947. After a year as a commercial representative with New England Telephone and Telegraph Co. In Boston he attended Boston University School of Law for one year and then entered Harvard School of Business Administration, from which he received a master's of business administration in 1950. He joined the trust department of the First National Bank of Portland in 1950 and in 1962 became vice president and senior trust officer. In 1964 Mr. Densmore became vice president of Old Kent Bank and Trust Co., Grand Rapids, Mich., where he was in charge of an 80-person trust department. In 1970 he became vice president of Union Bank, Los Angeles. From 1983 until his retirement in 1988 he was president and chief operating officer of the Weingart Foundation in Los Angeles. He was also chairman of the board of Current Income Shares Inc.  He was chairman of the 1965-1966 Bowdoin Alumni Fund and a member of the Bowdoin Alumni Council. In Portland he was vice president of Northeast Hearing and Speech Association, a director of the Federal Loan and Building Association, Child and Family Services, J.B. Brown and Sons and the Cumberland County Tuberculosis and Health Association. He was also a member of the Economic Advisory Board to Maine's governor, the Purpoodock Country Club, the Maine Charitable Mechanics Association and the Committee on Foreign Relations. He was past president of the Maine Estate Planning Council. On the occasion of his 50th law school reunion held during the May 17, 1998, commencement of the Boston University School of Law, he was awarded the degree of juris doctor.  Mr. Densmore's life was memorialized April 1, 1999,  at the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles.
Hazel Dielis (Mrs. John). Died 12 May 1991. Glendale, California

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