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Richard, George (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 58, Number 13 (May 15, 1957)

Four brothers,   p. [12]


Page [12]


          Four Brothers
  The four alumni sons of one of the Wisconsin's faculty
"giants" of the past were cited for outstanding accomplish-
ments at Engineers Day on May 3.
  They are the four Slichter brothers--Allen M., Donald C.,
Louis B., and Sumner H.-sons of Charles Sumner Slichter
who, as dean of the UW Graduate School from 1920 until
his retirement in 1934, helped to build Wisconsin's school
of advanced study into one of the strongest in the nation.
Slichter Hall, a UW dormitory, now bears his name.
  All four of the Slichter sons are Wisconsin natives. They
were educated in Wisconsin schools, received UW degrees-
in geology, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering,
physics, and economics-and have made names for them-
selves in education, engineering, business, industry, and
science.
  Sumner H. Slichter, Lamont University Professor at Har-
vard University, has served as president of the American
Economics Association in 1941, and is the author of numer-
ous books and articles, among them the authoritative "Union
Policies and Industrial Management," published in 1940.
  Louis B. Slichter is director of the Institute of Geophysics
at the University of California. He was elected to member-
ship in the National Academy of Sciences in 1944, and also
is the author of numerous technical papers in the field of
geophysics.
Louis B. Slichter, '17
Sumner H. Slichter,
      '13
Donald C. Slichter,
      '22
Allen M. Slichter, '18
  Allen Slichter is president of the Pelton Steel Casting Co.,
in Milwaukee, and president of the Pacific Alloy Engineering
Co., in San Diego, Calif.
  Donald Slichter became vice president of the Northwest-
ern Mutual Life Insurance Co. in 1949, a trustee in 1952,
and a member of the executive committee in 1956. He is a
trustee of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.
                               Reunion Reservations
Lodging,
At University Residence Halls. Cost: $2.00 per person per night. No advance
deposit required. Meals at Memorial Union.
Please check in before 10 p.m. if possible. Check-out time: 9 a.m. Sunday,
June 23. Many rooms double; none has private
bath. Please reserve accommodations for:
Myself only      Myself and wife (or husband)   Myself and following named
people
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                 (Give ages of children)
Thursday night, June 20 ------ Friday night, June 21 ------ Saturday night,
June 22 ------
Name ---------------------------------------------- Address
City             ------------------                 Zone --------State
   Mail reservations not later than June 14 to Wisconsin Alumni Association,
770 Langdon St., Madison 10, Wisconsin
Alumni Dinner
At Memorial Union, Saturday, June 22, 6:30 p.m. $3 a plate, payable in advance
to Wisconsin Alumni Association
Please reserve -------------place(s) for which I enclose $--------------
Name    ------------------------------------------Address
City --------------------------------------     Zone --------State


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