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Niles, Donald E. (ed.) / The Wisconsin engineer
Volume 48, Number 7 (March 1944)

St. Pat was an engineer,   pp. 8-9

Page 8

gaged in research work in the me-
chanical engineering department.
  The A.I.E.E. candidate for St.
Pat is Otto Schreiber who comes
from Suring, Wisconsin. However,
Otto spent the summer vacation of
1942 at Pontiac, Michigan, where
he worked in the anti-aircraft divi-
sion of the Pontiac Motor Company
helping to make those important
fighting weapons for the armed
forces. Being a good electrical en-
gineer he is enthusiastic about ra-
dio and spends his spare time learn-
ing more about that fascinating
  Unusually active in high school,
Otto won letters in football, bas-
ketball, and track as well as engag-
ing in forensics. He was president
and valedictorian of his graduating
  Otto attended Valparaiso Uni-
versity in Indiana for one year be-
fore coming to the University of
Wisconsin. He is a member of
A.I.E.E., Eta Kappa Nu, and Kap-
pa Eta Kappa, of which he is at
present vice-president. Otto plans
Otto Schreiber
to work for General Electric when
he graduates this year.
  Dick hails from Milwaukee and.
is a senior in chemical engineering,
having attended the University of
Wisconsin for three years.
  "I like the 'good old summer-
time' best," says Dick . . . and when
you find out that swimming and
fishing are his favorite pastimes you
can readily see why he prefers the
balmy months. In fact he has spent
the past several summers as life.
guard at Bradford beach on Lake
Michigan at Milwaukee.
  In high school, the A.I.Ch.E.
candidate became a member of the
National Honor Society. He also
found time to do some splashing
for the swimming team plus work-
ing hard on the school Annual.
  Since coming to our university,
Dick has participated in a variety
of activities. When he was a fresh..
man, he became a member of Phi
Eta Sigma and Pershing Rifles as
well as pulling an oar for the fresh..
man crew. This past semester he
was elected to Tau Beta Pi and Pi
Mu Epsilon. He is the present re-
freshment chairman for A.I.Ch.E.
  Upon graduation Dick plans to
join the United States Navy (a
perfect selection for a man who
likes rowing, swimming, women and
  George's home is at Antigo, Wis-
consin. Since coming to the Uni-
versity he has built his life around
engineering. At present he is more
interested in his profession, civil
engineering, than in other activi-
ties. He is a member of A.S.C.E.
and is the present president of the
  Last summer, the A. S. C. E.'s
best bearded engineer attended
summer school as did most of his
fellow engineers. He worked as a
carpenter at Truax Field during its
construction during the summer
vacation of 1942.
  Upon graduation George plans
on enlisting in the Seabees where
he can put his services to good use
for Uncle Sam.

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