John Celentano - rescue team - 1972
VW T H E N E W S "A TEACHERS STORY" Valley Traveler Writes Book; Describes Ancestry - ^ f -s ^ By AGNES V. DOW Â· The Jehiel Davises of Van Nuys are a traveling family, notwithstanding the fact thaf Mrs. Davis (Jonnie) is confined to a wheelchair. They have traveled all over the Western United States in every kind of conveyance; backpacking sometimes, motor-cycling o t h e r s , and catching trains. Now they have just returned from their latest travels -- by air and ship which took them from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., to the Dutch Antilles, Aruba, La Guaria, and Caracas; from Marguerita in Venezuela , and Martinique to St. Pierre (by bus) and St. Thomas. Joined by Son Of course they were joined by their son Rene, -. also of Van Nuys, ,who had v already spent a part of hjs vacation in the southern , spas. He had visited Haiti, B e rmuda, Antigua and ^ S a n t o Domingo before joining his parents on their cruise. Together they returned to the Everglades, visited Coco Beach which is next 'to Cape Kennedy and aft- "er c o m p a r i n g Disney World with Disneyland, the Van Nuys travelers enplaned for home. All this traveling is necessary for the Davis family, apart Â· from the fact High School, and where he remained teaching for 41 years, eventually retiring to conduct his swiftly growing business of travel c o u n seling, the Davis Travel Agency. Well Integrated The Davis family are well integrate^ into the social life of the Southern C a l l fornia area, being prominently active in the Masonic orders. Jehiel Davis was instrumental in organizing the first Bethel of the International Order of Job's Daughters, in Van Nuys. His great-granddaughter, Tracy Christersson is a member of the Reseda Bethel. W h e n J e hiel first taught at Van Nuys High School, Capt. Percy Inglis was principal. The Davises have resided in their present home, 14253 Gilmore St., for 46 years. And now they are busy planning their next trip. Yule Opera to Be Staged at Cal Arts W\ - - ; - - - * ' l " *Â· J!Â»* 1 -^ -Â»i*V i 'Â· I ," ' v SPECIAL UNIT COVERS DISASTERS Rescue II, code name for emergency medical team from Sepuveda Veterans Hospital, poses with special modules containing life-saving equipment and drugs. From left are Dr. Richard Gray, Dr. Paul Bilder, Mrs. Joyce Rose RN, Dr. Leon Richman, Dr. John Celentano. itndJDr. Eugene Gierson. Rescue team was first on scene of recent Pasadena freeway bridge collapse. They reached scene by Fire Dept. helicopters.