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Richard, George (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 56, Number 10 (Feb. 15, 1955)

Necrology,   pp. 37-39

Page 37

  Olav SKAAR, '86, attorney and former
postal official, La Crosse.
  Everett R. PEASE, '91, former Richland
Center mayor.
  Mrs. Alice CHENEY Ela, '92, Newfane,
  Mrs. Emma HODGES Manning, '93, for-
mer Janesville alderman.
  Herman L. EKERN, '94, former Wisconsin
attorney generai anu I euienant governor,
  Harry M. JEWETT, '96, Chippewa Falls.
                  Alumni leader Walter
                AlexanAdr   '0"7 A i A
Jan. 20. A long-time As-
sociation board   member
and one-time athletic board
member, Mr. Alexander
was on the varsity crew
and grid squads while at
the University, later
coached  and  taught en-
gineering  at  the  UW,
taught at Armour Institute
of Technology and Mis-
souri U., joined the Mil-
waukee railroad, became
vice-president and   later
board chairman of Union
Refrigerator Transit Co. of
  Dr. David John DAVIS, '98, dean emer-
itus of the University of Illinois medical
school, Wilmette, Ill.
  William FISHER, '00, Stevens Point attor-
  Carlisle V. HIBBARD, '00, worldwide
leader in YMCA work, Madison.
  John Francis GRABER, '03, Xavier Col-
lege professor, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  Hugo A. PAULY, '03, retired Milwaukee
  Walter W. WOOLWORTH, '07, retired
Southern Wisconsin educator, Darlington.
  Dr. Liberty H. BAILEY, '07, botanist, for-
  mer dean of the College of Agriculture at
  Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
  Clarence M. GRACE, '07, former bank
  president, Superior.
  Rolf FALK, '08, Stoug'.:ton.
  A resolution presented to the executive
  committee of the Wisconsin Alumni Asso-
  ciation is quoted in part below:
  "It is with deep grief that the Wisconsin
  Alumni Association records the death of Ben-
  jamin S. Reynolds, ('09), in Madison on
  December 20, 1954. His active interest in
  the welfare of the University of Wisconsin,
  demonstrated in many ways, will be greatly
  missed. . .  .
  "A director of the Burgess Battery and the
  Burgess Cellulose Companies, of the Burgess-
  Manning Co., as well as chairman of the
  Board of the Research Products Corporation,
  he was one of eight prominent engineers and
  industrialists honored by the University of
  Wisconsin for outstanding accomplishment in
  their fields.
  "In August, 1948, he was appointed to the
  Board of Visitors by the Association. During
  many of the six years he served on this board,
  he acted as secretary. His sound judgment
  and extensive business experience, coupled
  with his kindly personality, made him a
strong member of this University advisory
group . ..
  "Wisconsin Alumni Association members
will long remember Ben Reynolds. He exem-
plified in his personal, business and civic life
the type of alumnus which Wisconsin is
especially proud to claim.
   (Friends of Mr. Reynolds have taken steps
to establish a memorial in his memory-the
annual presentation of a medal bearing his
likeness and an award of S1,000 to the UW
faculty member who contributes most to the
instruction of engineering students.)
   Hugo FASS, '09, former Milwaukee deputy
 court clerk.
   Henry C. SCHRANCK, Jr., '11, Milwau-
   Alfred T. FLINT, '11, former State Indus-
 trial Commission law examiner. Madison.
   Robert J. CALDWELL, '12, director of the
 Wisconsin Retail Lumbermen's Association.
   Carl JACOBSON, '12, Pittsburgh. Pa., en-
   H. L. (Leslie) FISHER. '13. Valders.
   William RABAK, '13, Santa Rosa, Calif.
   Jacob L. GRAYBILL, '14, Natchitoches,
   Charles L. CROSBY, '15, Allis-Chalmers
 official, Richmond, Va.
    Henry TABOR, '16, Denver, Colo., engi-
    Glenn V. KRAUS, '16, former Marshficl]i
    Dr. Fremont A. CHANDLER, '16. chair-
  man of the orthopedic survey department ot
  the University of Illinois, Chicago.
    Max BERG, '17, Fresno, Calif., insuran,.c
    Miss Enmrald SCHEID, '17, Madison baĆ½-
    Milton GARDNER, '18, former protes-
  sional football player and Cleveland business-
  man, Rocky River, Ohio.
    Edward Howell ROBERTS, '19, dean of
  the Princeton Theological Seminary', Prince-
  ton, N. J.
    George D. SPOHN, '20, Madison attorney.
    Chester E. MacLEAN. '20, New      Trier
  High School teacher, I11.
    Isadore BLOCK, '20, Los Angeles, Calif.,
  formerly of Oshkosh.
     William I. NIGHTINGALE, '20, General
  Mills vice-president, Minneapolis.
     Jack HARDING, '21, Indianapolis, Ind.
     Harold H. LORD, '22, Viroqua.
     Charles Seymour NASON, '22, Duff and
   Phelps partner, Security Analysts, Kenil-
   worth, Ill.
     Sylvester G. KALLEY. 23, Racine.
     Clifford 0. BRUDEN, '23, Madison busi-
     Charles J. McNALLY, '26, Milwaukee
   school principal.
    FEBRUARY, 1955
  F. Leo WERNER, '26, Milwaukee busines-
man, Whitefish Bay.
  Edward P. KINGSTON, '27, Madison.
  Sidney C. MENNES, '30, Chicago.
  Robert ZILSKE, '31, Appleton, business-
  Glendon J. HAMELE, '31, Portage.
  Dr. Walter F. GAGER, '32, Rhinelander
  W. Miles LAMBERT, '32, Wausau busi-
  Erwin E. HINTZ, '32, Tarrytown, NY.
  Mallward E. NOELCK, '34, Chicago, I11.
  Joseph W. MEEK, '34, former professor
of law, University of New Mexico, Albu-
   William SINDORF, '34, Chicago adver-
 tising man.
   Mrs. June McCAY Fishel, '35, Fresno,
   J. Kyle ANDERSON, '36, Waupaca mayor
 and former district attorney.
   Mrs. Margaret GARNER Winston. '36,
 Washington, D.C.
   Harry 0. EIKEN, '40, director of Green
 Bay vocational school.
   Donald B. OAKLEY, '40.
   Vince CIBIK, '40, Cedarburg football
   Floyd F. FERRILL, '41, Madison school-
 teacher and baseball coach.
   Fred SCHAFFER, Jr.. '44, Woodstock, Ill.,
   Friedrich ROETTER, '.t7, Upsala College
 professor, East Orange, N.J.
   Albert PAWLIKOWSKI. '49. Wausau
    Dr. C. C. NEWMAN, '50, Wausau phy-
    Frank J. GARGULAK, '50, Cudahyi jour-
  Foreign Educators
         (co01ti,iiwd from t'agc' 28)
  inations are harder than yours and our
  students work more and perhaps get a
  better education."
  K-.ijo Ono, la/,an:
    "I have noted that your students in
  the same year of high school are about
  two years behind ours in physics, chem-
  istry, and natural history. But they do
  have more initiative than ours do, who
  are held to a rigid curriculum and very
  high standards. Your education is con-
  spicuous for its practical point of view.
  for you teach youngsters to adapt them-
  selves to society."
  Emilia "amburi, InidJ
     "The sense of equality and respect .for
   the individual is here a rcality', not jUSt
   an ideal. This is true freedom and th2
   aspect of American life that impressed
   me more than your spectacular cities and
   y-our efficient educational plants. Chil-
   dren here have more respect for their
   teachers, especially at the senior high
   school level, than do our children in
   Italy. There we have a relation of stiff-
   ness between teachers and children, with

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