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Murphy, Thomas H. (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 83, Number 3 (March 1982)

Member news,   p. 24

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Allen '56       Desbles '69       Carleton '70    Holcomb '72,'78
                   An author sends us this
Pre-40s request: For a biography
of Margery Latimer x'25 (1899-1932), Portage-
born novelist and short story writer, I would ap-
predate hearing from persons who knew her or
the late Kenneth Fearing or her mentor, Zona
Gale. I would especially like to hear of or from
Perez (Perry) Goldman '28. Please send infor-
mation to Nancy Loughridge, 11 Denny Place,
Cincinnati 45227. (University records show Mr.
Goldman "lost, " so we would appreciate receiv-
ing his address, too.--Ed.)
Joyce Jaeger Bartell '38, Madison, has been ap-
pointed to the national advisory board of the
Peabody Awards for radio and television. The
board meets in April to select this year's winners.
Milwaukee attorney Patrick Cotter '38, '40, '46
received the Milwaukee Foundation's 1981
award for community service. A former presi-
dent of the bar association there, Cotter is active
in several organizations supporting business, ed-
ucation and the arts.
Roth S. Schleck '38 has announced his retirement
as chairman of Madison's First National Bank.
          Seven alumnae of our School of
          Nursing met for a reunion in Novem-
ber at the San Ramon, California home of Alice
Esser Dresen '48. The other Californians were
Sylvia Meyer McKinley '50, Glendale; Joyce Nel-
son Burns x'47, Sacramento; Eleanor Rahn '50,
Fremont; and Maudie Clarke Kuenning x'48,
Livermore. Arleen Sommerfeldt Klimke '49
joined them from Bellevue, Washington, and
Margaret Pluckhan '50 came from Denver.
Gerald C. Maechler '47 is now a resident of San-
ford, N.C. where he is president of G.T. Associ-
ates, Inc. He moved there from Warren, Ohio
after retiring last July from the Van Huffel Tube
In January, the Louisville Courier-Journal re-
ported on "the city's newest power bloc-
Project 2000," a group of prominent business
leaders set up to help solve some of the city's
problems. One of the twelve members is Thomas
R. Fuller '49, president of Thomas Industries,
Inc., and a Louisville resident for twenty-six
"Dance steps can be written and read," writes
Georgette Weisz Amowitz '51. The process is
called labanotation, and since September she has
been teaching it and repertory at UW-Mil-
waukee. In December she staged "Passacaglia
and Fugue in C Minor" for the faculty concert,
performed by eighteen dancers accompanied by
the UW-M Symphonic Band, and set to music by
Bach. Mrs. Amowitz says she "reconstructed the
dance from a 152-page labanotation score."
Milwaukee's First Wisconsin Trust Company
promoted Philip R. Smith '53, '57 to president.
Milton A. Anderson '54, who joined Abbott
Laboratories of North Chicago in 1973, has been
promoted to manager of research quality audit-
ing in its pharmaceutical products division.
Stanley Krippner '54, dean of the faculty of San
Francisco's Humanistic Psychology Institute,
lectured last fall at the University of Beijing and
its medical school in the Republic of China.
The new president of the Wisconsin Institute of
CPAs is Duane W. Kuehl '54, Brown Deer.
Edson Allen '56, Wauwatosa, is now the man-
ager of marketing communications for Allen-
Bradley in Milwaukee.
John H. Johnson '59, '60, '64, mechanical engi-
neering professor at Michigan Tech University,
Houghton, has begun a three-year term as presi-
dent of the Society of Automotive Engineers.
6"        Carol Hoppenfeld Hillman '61, for
O6    S   the past two years the vice-president
of PR for Burlington Industries in New York,
has joined the Norton Company, Worcester,
Mass., as vice-president of corporate communi-
Joel Hirschhorn '67 will continue his law practice
in Miami, but announces that he is also opening a
part-time office in the Tomahawk-Minocqua
area of Wisconsin's vacationland.
The Central National Bank of Cleveland has
promoted Michael H. Desbles '69 to manager of
its suburban Mayfield office.
   O0S Bruce A. Carleton '70 has been pro-
 70       moted to vice-president at Manufac-
 turers National Bank of Detroit. He joined the
 bank right after graduation.
 Detroitbank Corporation has made a trust of-
 fleer of Richard J. Holcomb '72, '78.
 Milwaukee's FM station WEZW promoted Ro-
 bert W. Lewin '74 to local sales manager.
 Patricia Dennis Witherspoon '74, who lives in
 Austin, Texas with her husband and son
 Terence, writes that in 1977 she earned a Ph.D.
 in speech communication from the University of
 Texas, and is now an assistant to the executive
 vice-chancellor in the UT System.
Doug Handerson '76, who lives in Los Gatos,
Calif., is the new assistant city planner for Santa
Steven M. Swasey '79, with Carl Byoir & Associ-
ates in San Francisco for two years, is now the as-
sociate executive on the ad agency's Activision
TV games account.
   So, What's New With You?
The column on member news is one of the
most heavily read departments in the
magazine. Your friends and former class-
mates want to know what you're doing. If
you are in business, industry, academia,
make sure your PR department has us on
the mailing list. If you're not, drop us a
note with the news. We don't run items on
marriages, births, speech-making or polit-
ical ambitions, but just about anything
else is welcome.
The Job Mart
BS economics, 1953. Presently divi-
sional vice-president of employee re-
lations with Fortune 500 Company.
Wish to return to Wisconsin-
northern Illinois area with small to
medium-sized firm. Experienced in
unionized and union-free opera-
tions. Innovative professional per-
sonnel generalist who enjoys his
work. Member #8114.
BS horticulture, MS landscape archi-
tecture. Professional seeks challeng-
ing position with A/E office or con-
tractor. Ten years diversified project
design and management experience
in private and public sectors with
multidisciplinary and design/build
firms. Currently in midwest; will re-
locate. Member #8115.
Wisconsin Alumni Association members
are invited to submit, for a one-time publi-
cation at no charge, their availability
notices in fifty words or less. PROSPEC-
TIVE EMPLOYERS are requested to re-
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each. Your correspondence will be
forwarded unopened to the proper individ-
ual. Address all correspondence to: Job
Mart, Wisconsin Alumnus Magazine, 650
North Lake Street, Madison 53706.

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