A Few Interesting Folks in the Family Tree
  • Charles Nelms Lewis State senator from Kentucky in 1813
  • Merrill Emmet Noble Elected Chief Justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court in 1969
  • William Page American Artist
  • Edwin W Pauley Founder of Petrol Corp in 1923
    Pauley Paviliion at UCLA is named in his honor for his philanthropy and service as a Regent
  • Donald R Van Petten He ranched and taught history and political science at Arizona State College/Arizona State University from 1942 to 1961.
    He served in the House of Representatives of the Arizona Legislature from 1928 to 1930.
    During his faculty years, he wrote several editions of a text on Arizona government, used extensively in schools throughout the state.
  • John Bullock Van Petten Known as the 'Reverend General'