& Ezra Webb
was born in Boston, Massachusetts on September 28, 1915. She attended elementary,
high school, and college in Providence, Rhode Island. She was graduated
from Brown University in 1938 and spent two and one half years working for
New England Tel. & Tel. Co. In 1941 she married George Mills and had
four children. They both moved to San Diego in 1950 and then to the Los
Angeles area three years later. In 1968 she moved to Arcadia where in 1979
George passed away.
was born in Enid, Oklahoma on September 3, 1908. His family moved to Salem,
Oregon where he was graduated from High School. He went on to Oregon State
University and received his degree in 1930. Ezra went to New York University
and received his Master's Degree in merchandising. He worked at Macy's Department
Store until WWII when he enlisted in the Army. He later joined the Army
Reserves. He moved to California after the war and worked as a manufacturer's
representative. His wife passed away in 1979.
and Ezra got married in 1981, and lived in Leisure World, California. They
got interested in lapidary after attending a class in Mineral Identification
at Saddleback College. In 1982 they began studying intarsia under Russ Hind.