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Egstad, Herman M. (ed.) / The Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 30, Number 8 (May 1929)

News of the classes,   pp. 273-277


Page 273


  May, 1929                          THE WISCONSIN ALUMNI MAGAZINE      
                                    Page 273
                                    News of the Classes
  ,7j Lillian PARK Quirk has pub-        Mrs. B. A. Minor (Martha TORGERSON),
  '04    Orlando R. ERWIN is living at
    '74  lished a book of poems which    of Buffalo, N. Y., and her daughter,
        405 Church St., Wauwatosa,
  she has written from  time to time     Louise, will spend the summer in
Los   Wis.-John R. TOWNSEND is an elec-
  throughout her married life. The at-   Angeles, Calif.                
        trical engineer with the Johnson Motor
  tractive little book is called "Mother's                         
             Co., Waukegan, Ill. His home address
  Songs," and is dedicated to her chil-  199    Frank H. KURTZ and Henrietta
  is 308 Center Ave., Lake Bluff, Ill.
  dren and grandchildren.                        BLOOD Kurtz, ex'oi, are
planning
                                          a trip to England, Scotland, and
France,  un  Harold K. WELD is assistant
  ,80    Frank B. BRUNDAGE closed out    sailing from Montreal on July Io
with          district manager of the Stand-
          his interests in Virginia in I925  the "Midwest Lawyers On-to-London"
 ard  Underground  Cable Co., 1022
  and is now residing at i22 E. i4th St.,  Club. They will return to New
York  Bankers Bldg., Chicago.
  Minneapolis.                           on August 12.                  
               Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Steele
  '83    Byron B. CARTER has moved               Helen PIERCE GAY is plannng
    906    (Florence DELAP), of River
          from  Hinsdale, Ill., to I937   Io     to return to Madison in
June for  Forest, Ill., have returned from a five
  North Locust St., Denton, Texas.       the class reunion.-John L. HARVEY
is a  weeks trip to California. Mr. Steele is
  '85    Governor Christianson of Min-  tool designer for the Chain Belt
com-  vice-president of the Continental Can
          nesota has appointed Asa G.     pany. He is living at 6625 Grand
Ave.,  Co. Theirdaughter, Paula,accompanied
  BRIGGS vice-president of the Great     Wauwatosa, Wis.-Charles R. HEDKE
     them. She will resume her studies at
  Lakes-St. Lawrence Tidewater associa-  is a consulting engineer in San
Antonio,  the  University  in  September.-Dr.
  tion of Washington. Mr. Briggs will    Texas.-Ernst VON    BRIESEN  writes
  Charles B. KUHLMAN, professor of
  serve on the Council of States as the  that his son, Ernst, who is a senior
at  economics at Hamline University, has
  representative of the governor.  The   Harvard, expects to study law at
Wis-  published a book which received $500
  appointment was ratified and confirmed  consin next year. His daughter,
Martha,  as second prize in a contest conducted
  by the Council of States on March I8.  is a sophomore at Sweet Briar College.
 by a national clothing manufacturers
        concern.  The prize was offered to
  '87    John A. BRUCE, who is a whole-  9n 1 H. E. CUTLER is in the flower
   stimulate interest in commercial and
          saler of gulf red cypress at           business at Fort Lauderdale,
  economic subjects.   Dr. Kuhlman's
  Lakeland, Florida, writes: "Floridians  Fla. He would be glad to see
Wisconsin  book stresses the development of the
  have kept busy all winter entertaining  alumni who happen to be in that
     flour milling industry in the United
  some half million visitors, including  vicinity.-E. J. PROULX has purchased
 States.-Roy A. WHEELER is an en-
  ex-president Coolidge, President Hoover,  the Union Drug Company in Eau
Claire,  gineer with the Wisconsin Telephone
  Lindbergh, Edison, Ford, Al Smith, and  Wis., and is operating a drug store
in  Co., Milwaukee.
  a long list of good Americans from    that city.
  every state, able and anxious to trade                                
          "'0 7 Fred ESCH has law offices at
  snow at zero for sunshine and flowers  102    Before Jane SHERRILLleft
Madi-  'J'    ioo8 Hill Bldg., Washington,
  at sixty to seventy degrees.  Among            son to take up her duties
as   D. C. During the last six years, Mr.
----the year-around residents of Florida we  traveling financial secretary
for the  Esch has devoted his attention largely
  have comparatively few U. W. gradu-    National Y. W. C. A. board, she
was   to practice before the Interstate Com-
  ates, but judging from the thousands of  the guest of honor at a dinner
at the  merce Commission, with which he was
  cars I have seen on the highways this  Madison College Women's Club given
   formerly connected, and the Federal
  winter from  Wisconsin, Minnesota,    by Lelia BASCOM. The guests, all
mem-  Departments.  Mr. and Mrs. Esch
  Iowa, and Illinois, had it been possible to  bers of the class of '02,
were Merle  (Harriet H. FISH, 'I3), are living at
  get their occupants together, we could  PICKFORD Stevens, Eau Claire, Nellie
 630i Brookville road, Chevy Chase,
  easily have held a meeting of the Wis-  BOLSTED Olsen, Milwaukee, Clara
VAN  Md.
  consin Alumni Association and prob-    VELZER Piper, Florence WHITE Ela,
  ably of the other states as well. Con-  Marie HINKLEY Mabbett, Theo PICK-
    OQ    Gordon Fox is one of a group
  gratulations to Professor Julius Olson  FORD Owen, Ella EscH Faville, and
Flor-     of fifteen engineers which the
  on his recent anniversary. He is the   ence RAMSEY, all of Madison.-Mr.
     Freyn Engineering Co., of Chicago
  only present active member of the      and Mrs. W. G. BICKELHAUPT (Harriet
  is sending to Russia to be located in
  facultv who was on duty during my      STEWART), returned in April to their
 Leningrad.  They will cooperate with
  student days."                         home in Aberdeen, S. Dak.,
after three  the Russian engineers in the rehabilita-
                                          months spent in California, Panama,
  tion of their steel industry. Fox was in
  '93    J. W. WRAY is the senior part-  Cuba, New   York, Washington, and
    Russia two months last year in con-
         ner to J. G. Wray & Co., Chi-   Richmond, Virginia.-F. G. SWOBODA,
   nection with this work.-Clarance 0.
  cago, and president of the United      as representative of the National
Cheese  BRANDEL is general manager of the
  Telephone company. On February I8,     Producers Federation, together with
  Continental Lamp Division.    He is
  he became a grandfather for the third  forty cooperative leaders from all
parts  living at York Lvnne Manor, Overbrook,
  time when his daughter, Alice WRAY     of the United States, called on
President  Pa.
  Bailey, '24, gave birth to a daughter.  Hoover on March 22, in the interests
of
                                          Farm Relief Legislation.      
               Alex W. MORGAN has been ap-
      9  Clara G. JONES is keeping bees                                 
               pointed budget director of the
          at West Bend, Wisconsin.-       903    Rodger M. TRUMP, Milwaukee,
   Toledo  Edison  Co., Toledo, Ohio.
  Mrs. Richard Lloyd Jones (Georgia              has been appointed Wisconsin
  During the past year he has been special
  HAYDEN), is vice-president of the Tulsa  counsel for the Milwaukee road.-
   research market engineer of the public
  Tribune company and is serving her     S. B. THOMAS, state high school
super-  utility operating department of Henry L.
  second term  as national president of  visor, plans to spend the coming
summer  Doherty Co., New York City.-John
  the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.-       in Europe.                     
        W. GAUERKE is now associated with the


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