Honorary Life Members


“The highest honor the Club can bestow on any member,” this status is awarded by the Board for recognition of services to the CAC.
Name & Dates
A

GRETA AMMON
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1978 CAC Roster)

 
VELMA
ADAMS
(1902 – 1990)
Honorary
Life
(CAC Bulletin, Jan. 1985)

 

HECTOR
ALLIOT
(1862 – 1919)
Honorary
Life
(Elected Feb. 27, 1910; L.A.Times)
 
ANTONY E. ANDERSON
(1863 – 1939)
Honorary
Life
(Elected Feb. 27, 1910; L.A.Times)
First art critic for the Times

MRS. CHARLES J. G. ARGALL
Honorary Life
(Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents
 
MISCHA ("MAURICE") ASKENAZY
(1888 – 1961)
Honorary Life
(July 1961 CAC Bulletin)
 
Name & Dates
B
WALTER ALEXANDER BAILEY
(1894 – ?)

Honorary
Life
(1978, 1984 CAC Rosters)

MRS. WALTER A. BAILEY
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1978, 1984 CAC Rosters)
 
EDRIS N. BAKER
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1978, 1984 CAC Rosters)
Editor for the CAC Bulletin, c.1968-1983 (var.)
 
HUGO BALLIN, N.A.
(1879-1956)
Honorary
Life
(January 1954 CAC Bulletin/CAC Board)
 
GEORGE EDMUND BARKER, JR.
(1882 – 1965)
Honorary
Life
(1964 CAC Roster)


ALINE BARNSDALL
(1882-1946)
Honorary
Life
(Art Club Takes Over New Home, L. A. Times, Sept. 1, 1927; 2,1,3)
 
MRS. DANA BARTLETT
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1964 CAC Roster; Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin –
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents)

 
MARY ANN VAN ALSTINE BARTOW
(a.k.a. Mary A. Wright)
(1848 – 1924)
Honorary
Life
(2nd CAC Annual, 1911)

DR. ELMER BELT
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1978 CAC Roster)
 
FREDERICK WINSLOW BLANCHARD
(1878 – 1948)
Honorary
Life
(2nd CAC Annual, 1911)
 

SERGEI
BONGART
(1918 – 1985)
Honorary
Life
(1984
CAC Roster)

BENNETT BRADBURY
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1978 CAC Roster)
 

REX BRANDT
(1914 – 2000)
Honorary
Life
(1964,1978, 1984 CAC Rosters)

MRS. BENJAMIN C. BROWN
Honorary Life
(Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents
 
M. HALE BROWN
(1901-1987)
Honorary
Life
(1978, 1984 CAC Rosters)
33rd CAC President, 1966-68
 
FRANCES BROWN (Mrs. M. Hale)
(n.d.)

Honorary
Life
(1978, 1984 CAC Rosters)
 

CONRAD BUFF
(1886 – 1975)
Honorary
Life
(1964 CAC Roster)

LUCILLE BURKE
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1978 CAC Roster)
 
Name & Dates
C


FRANK TOLLES CHAMBERLIN
(1873-1961)
Honorary Life
(July 1961 CAC Bulletin)

LEONA CHIAPELLA (Mrs. Edward E.)
Honorary Life
(Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents
 

SIR WINSTON S. CHURCHILL
(1874 – 1965)
Honorary
Life
(Accepted invitation by CAC President Philip Paval, May 1954; Aug. 1954 CAC Bulletin; 1964 Roster)

ALBERT CLINTON CONNER
(1848 – 1929)
Honorary
Life
(2nd CAC Annual, 1911)
First and only President of the Painters’ Club of Los Angeles (1906-1909)
 

CHARLES DOUVILLE COBURN, Actor
(1877 – 1961)
Honorary
Life
(Nov., and Dec. 1955 CAC Bulletin/Paval)
 
ALMA MAY COOK
Artist, Editor (Herald Evening-Express)
(1884 – 1973)
Honorary
Life
(2nd CAC Annual, 1911)
 
JANE COULOMBE
Honorary
Life

Name & Dates
D


INNOCENZO DARAIO
(1903-1993)
Honorary
Life
(1978, 1984 CAC Roster)
22nd CAC President, 1949-50

MRS. INNOCENZO DARAIO
Honorary Life
(Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents
 
FRANCIS DE ERDELY, USC Art Professor
(1904-1959)
Honorary
Life
(Dec. 1959 CAC Bulletin)
 
CHARLES DROGKAMP
(1883-1958)
Honorary
Life
(October 1953 CAC Bulletin)
 
JEAN DROGKAMP
Honorary
Life
(October 1953 CAC Bulletin)
 

JOSE DRUDIS-BIADA
(1890-1985)
Honorary
Life
(1978 CAC Roster)
27th CAC President, 1959

MAE HUFFMAN DUQUETTE
(1892-1978)
Honorary
Life
(1978 CAC Roster)
 
DONALD G. DURBOROW
Honorary
Life

(Joined May 1986; Awarded HL by CAC Pres. Peter Adams, Dec. 15, 2004 letter)
Name
F


LORSER FEITELSON
(1898 – 1978)
Honorary
Life
(1964 CAC Roster)

EUGENE C. FRANK
(1844 – 1914)
Honorary
Life
(2nd CAC Annual, 1911)

GLENN BELMONT FRAZE
(1883-1968)
Honorary
Life
(1964, 1978 CAC Rosters)

Name
G


ROBERT MERRELL GAGE
(1892-1981)
Honorary
Life
(1964, 1978 CAC Rosters)
13th CAC President, 1932-33

MRS. ROBERT MERRELL GAGE
Honorary Life
(Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents
 
JULIAN ELLSWORTH GARNSEY
(1887-1969)
Honorary
Life
(1964 CAC Roster)
11th CAC President, 1930-31

MRS. JULIAN ELLSWORTH GARNSEY
Honorary Life
(Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents
 
MRS. EUGENE GONCZ
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1964 CAC Roster)
 
CHARLES LE ROY GUNTHER
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1964, 1978 CAC Rosters)
 
VERNA GUNTHER
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1984 CAC Roster)
 
Name
H

RICHARD HAINES
(1906 – 1984)
Honorary
Life
(1964, 1978, 1984 CAC Rosters)


CHARLES
I. HARRIS
(1922-2012)
Honorary
Life
43rd CAC President, 1991-93

SAM HYDE HARRIS
(1889-1977)
Honorary
Life
(1964, 1978 CAC Rosters)


EVELYN PAYNE HATCHER
(1914-2009)
Honorary
Life

(Invited by CAC President Peter Adams; letter of April 4, 2000)


JOSEPH MORGAN HENNINGER
(1906-1999)
Honorary
Life
(1978 CAC Roster)
32nd CAC President, 1965

MRS. RALPH HOLMES
Honorary Life
(Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents
 
MELODIE HOUSER (Mrs. Victor C.)
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1964, 1978 CAC Roster)
 
MRS. W. J. HOUSH
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(2nd CAC Annual, 1911)
 
HAROLD N. HUBBARD
Asst. Managing Editor, Hollywood Citizen-News
Honorary
Life
(Oct. 1954 CAC Bulletin/Paval)
 
LEONORE HUDSON
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1978 CAC Roster)
 
MRS. H. E. HUEY
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1964, 1978 CAC Rosters)
 

DAPHNE HUNTINGTON
(1910-2012)
Honorary
Life
(1978, 1984 CAC Rosters)

HELEN
HUTCHINSON (Mrs. Randall)
(1866 – )
Honorary
Life
(2nd CAC Annual, 1911)
 
Name
J
MARY ADOLYN JARRETT

(1913 – 1983)
Honorary
Life
(1978 CAC Roster)
Editor for the CAC Bulletin, c.1960-1977 (var.)


VINNIE REEVE FRANCIS JOHNSON (Mrs. Frank Tenney)
(c. 1876 – Dec. 11, 1956)
Honorary Life
(Aug. 1955, Feb. 1957 CAC Bulletins)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents
 


WILLIAM LEES JUDSON
(1842 – 1928)
Honorary
Life
(Listed in the 2nd CAC Annual, 1911)


Name
L
DIXIE LAM
Honorary Life
(Jan. 1955 CAC Bulletin/Paval)
Editor of the Pacific Coast Viking; art patron
 
EDWARD LANSER
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1978 CAC Roster)
Editor for the CAC Bulletin, c.1940s-1950s
 

PAUL LAURITZ
(1889-1975)
Honorary
Life
(1964 CAC Roster)
17th CAC President, 1942-43

MRS. PAUL LAURITZ
Honorary Life
(Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents
 
JAKE
LEE
(1915 – 1991)
Honorary
Life

(Nov. 1991 CAC Bulletin)

MRS. FRANK RENNSSELEAR LIDDELL
Honorary Life
(Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents
 
ALBERT
LONDRAVILLE
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life

(CAC Bulletins)
 

THEODORE NIKOLAI
LUKITS
(1897 – 1992)
Honorary
Life

(CAC Bulletins)

Name
M
LOUISE ELIZABETH GARDEN MACLEOD
(1857 – 1944)
Honorary
Life
(Listed in 2nd CAC Annual, 1911)


VICTOR STANLEY MATSON
(1895 – 1972)
Honorary
Life
(1964 CAC Roster)
29th CAC President, 1961-62

DOROTHY H. MATSON (Mrs. Victor Matson)

(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1964,1978 CAC Rosters)
 

EVERETT C. MAXWELL
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(Elected Feb. 27, 1910, L. A. Times)

 
MRS. BARTON MEIER
(d. 1993)
Honorary
Life
(1964, 1978, 1984 CAC Rosters)
 
ARTHUR HENRY THOMAS MILLIER
(1893-1975)
Honorary
Life
(1964 CAC Roster)
Second art critic for the L.A. Times

Name
N
PETER NIELSON
(1873-1965)
Honorary
Life
(1964 CAC Roster)

LEO
NOWAK
(1907-2001)
Honorary
Life
(1978 CAC Roster)

Name
O

HENRY KETTING
OLIVIER
(1924-2004)
Honorary
Life
(1978 CAC Roster)
36th & 38th CAC President (1974-77, 1981-85)
Name
P

PHILIP KRAN PAVAL
(1899-1971)
Honorary
Life
(1964 CAC Roster)
24th CAC President, 1953-55

MRS. PHILIP PAVAL
Honorary Life
(Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents
 

EDGAR ALWIN PAYNE
(1883-1947)
Honorary Life
9th CAC President, 1926
(Feb. 1947 CAC Bulletin/CAC Board)

Ferdinand PERRET
(1888-1960)
>Honorary
Life
CAC Historian (1950s)
(Ferdinand Perret, Art Research Expert, Dies, L.A. Times, Aug, 5, 1960)

 
Mrs. Ferdinand PERRET
Honorary
Life
(1964 CAC Roster)
 
EINAR CORTSEN PETERSEN
(1885 – 1986)
Honorary
Life
(1964, 1978 CAC Rosters)

LYDIE (Lydia) G. PRICE
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(2nd CAC Annual, 1911)
 
Name
R
CAROL
RENSEN

(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(CAC Bulletin,
Feb. 1990)
40th & 42nd CAC President (1985-89, 1990)
 
HELEN RICH (Mrs. John Hubbard)
(d. 1951)
Honorary Life
(Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents
 
GAYLORD D. RICHMOND
(1903 – 1997)
Honorary
Life
(1964, 1984 CAC Rosters)
 

WALTER
J. ROBERTS
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1978, 1984 CAC Rosters; only British
member besides Churchill)

 

CHARLES ALBERT ROGERS
(1848 – 1918)
Honorary
Life
(2nd CAC Annual, 1911)

 
KENNETH ROSS
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1964 CAC Roster)
[Director, L.A. Municipal Art Dept.]
 


HERBERT DICKENS RYMAN
(1910-1989)
Honorary
Life
(1964, 1978, 1984 CAC Rosters)

30th CAC President, 1963


Name
S

PAUL STARRETT SAMPLE
(1896 – 1974)
Honorary
Life
(1964 CAC Roster)
12th CAC President, 1931

MRS. PAUL STARRETT SAMPLE
Honorary Life
(Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents
 
FRANK LESLIE SANDFORD
(1891 – 1977)
Honorary
Life
(1964, 1978 CAC Rosters)
25th CAC President, 1956


ROBERT
L. SCHAAR
(b. 1932)
Honorary
Life
(1978 CAC Roster)
34th CAC President, 1969-70
BENTON FRANCIS SCOTT
(1907 – 1983)
Honorary
Life
(1964, 1978, 1984 CAC Rosters)
19th CAC President, 1945

MRS. BENTON SCOTT
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1984 CAC Roster; Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin – Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents)
 
ELIZABETH SHRADER (Mrs. E. Roscoe)
Honorary
Life
(1964, 1978, 1984 CAC Rosters; Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin – Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents)
 
JOHN SHRADER
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(July 13, 1998 letter from J. Shrader to J. Coulombe)
 
MRS. JACK WILKINSON SMITH
Honorary Life
(Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents
 
NORMAN
ST. CLAIR
(1863 – 1912)
Honorary
Life
(Listed in 2nd CAC Annual, 1911)


JAMES GUILFORD SWINNERTON
(1875 – 1974)
Honorary
Life
(Oct. 1954 CAC Bulletin; 1964 CAC Roster)

Name
T
MRS. CHANNEL PICKERING TOWNSLEY
Honorary Life
(Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents
 
ROSITA
TSEU
(1916 – 2003)
Honorary
Life
(Invited by CAC President Peter Adams; letter of April 4, 2000)
 
Name
U
JULIUS J. UNGERMAN
(n.d.)
Honorary
Life
(1978 CAC Roster)
 
Name
W

ELIZABETH WAGGONER
(1874 -? )
Honorary
Life
(1964 CAC Roster; 2nd CAC Annual, 1911)
 

JULIA BRACKEN WENDT
(1868-1942)
Honorary Life (Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletin)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents

PEG WITHERS (Mrs. Edward)
Honorary Life
(Sept., Dec. 1946; Aug. 1955 CAC Bulletins)
Pres. Paval awarded HL Memberships to the wives of the first 20 CAC Presidents
 

TOM
WOLFE

Honorary
Life
(Invited by CAC President Peter Adams, letter of Oct. 19, 2000)
Noted author
 
Name
ROLF
ZILLMER

Honorary Life

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