He was born at Chicago November 18, 1881, and was given a liberal school and university training by his parents, J. Foster and Margaret (Patterson) Rhodes. At Pasadena, February 14, 1906, he married Louise Bond. They have four children : Foster Bond, born in 1907 ; Robert E., born in 1910; Kenneth O., born in 1912, and David E., born in 1915.
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