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Crawford, Robert S. (ed.) / The Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 26, Number 7 (May 1925)

Alumni news,   pp. 264-265

Class news,   pp. 265-286

Page 265

official labors by resolutions and a Valuable memorial
gift of the Association.
  When the Allis-Chalmers Company was organized,
the Gates Iron Works was taken over by. that cor-
poration, and Mr. Hoyt became vice-president of the
combination and served in that capacity for a con-
siderable period. During this time he also served as
director of one or more banks in which he became in-
terested as a -stockholder, and he also purchased a
considerable interest in and became a director of the
Great Lakes Engineering Corporation -of Detroit,
Michigan, engaged in the manufacturing of boats and
ships for lake transportation.
  In 1907, having severed his connections with the
Allis-Chalmers Company, he removed from Chicago
to Detroit and became an executive officer in active
charge of the general business of the Engineering
Company, and for several years he prosecuted this
work until his retirement from active labors.
During the    re-bcame -hiefiy interested in war
work, and his company rendered great service to the
government, by constructing more than eighty- ships
for government use, noted for their speed and general
, For sometime Mr. Hoyt was a director of the Detroit
Chamber of Commerce, and of the Employers' Associa-
tion, and he served as chairman of the Americaniza-
tion Committee of the city.
  For many years Mr. Hoyt was a member of -and an
earnest worker in the Christian Science church, serving
in the positions of director and first reader, and other-
wise aiding in the work of the church.
  He left-surviving him, his wife, three daughters and
several grandchildren.
  During his University career, Mr. Hoyt gave evi-
dence of character and diligence which forecast his
remarkable and successful career briefly above recited.
As a student, he was industrious and allowed nothing
to interfere with his work. . The result was that at
graduation he was awarded first honor in his division
of his class.
   He had a cheerful and most friendly disposition,
 and complete self-control. He loved his associates
 and acted accordingly; hence his influence for good
 was great and lasting.
 "For many years prior to his decease he was secretary
 of his class, and always when possible attended the
 class reunions and otherwise did all that he was able
 in the interest of his Alma Mater. He was president
 of the Alumni Association in 1907-1908.
   By reason of his college record and his subsequent
successful and beneficial labors briefly recited above,
he was about the year 1913 elected a member of the
Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa of Wisconsin.
  J. R. MATHEWS, '78, died April 7 in Menomonie
after an operation. He was mayor of that city for
eighteen years and practiced law there for many
  Judge A. C. LARSON, '83, attorney, and former
county judge, passed away at Eau Claire, Sunday,
March 22.
  HARRY ENCKHAUSEN, ex '87, died at his hoime in
LaCrosse on March 7 folTowing a long illness. * He is
survived by his widow and four children, five sisters,
and two brothers.
  Prof. A. B: O'NEIL, '97, passed away at Oshkosh,
March 17.
  ýExM     K N O ,       Aril__3- at Viirgin Mnn
His health had not been of the best in recent years,
and he had suffered intensely after a nervous break-
down following a period of overwork in connection
with his business at Virginia. Besides his parents,
Mr. Kopp is survived by his wife, two sons, and a
   ALEXANDER LEGRAND, '10, died March 25 at the
Sacred Heart Sanatarium, Milwaukee. Mr. LeGrand
was paymaster at the First Wisconsin National Bank.
Previously, he taught in the Wausau High School and
the Bay View and South Division high schools. He
leaves his wife, his mother, and five children.
  AILEEN MCINTOSH Coon, ex'20, died March 24 at
the Memorial hospital in Edgerton, following an
operation. She is survived by her husband, two Sons,
her parefnts, two sisters, and three brothers.
. Dr. JOHN LOGAN, '21, was fatally wounded in an
attack by bandits atArta, Sodthern Epirus. Greece,
and died March 18. He left the United States last
September for Athens, where he had been doing special
work in archaeology.
   After receiving a B. A. degree from Emory Uni-
versity, Ga., Dr. Logan entered the army and went
to France with the expeditionary forces and remained
until 1919.  He held the University Fellowship in
Greek at Wisconsin, and received an M. A. degree in
1921. From this time until 1923 heheld the Charles
Kendall Fellowship in Greek, when he received the
degree of Ph. D,, teaching the classics in the summer
session of the University. Dr. Logan was also a member
of the American Philological Association and of the
Classical Association of the Middle West and South.
                                   CLASS NEWS
Class secretaries are asked to get their material to this MAGAZINE before
the tenth of each month.
        Sec'y"-J. B. PARKINSON, Madison
                S16 Wisconsin Ave.
              Reune June 19-22!
  Three generations of the Powers family will
attend the commencement exercises this year.
W. P. Powers of Los Angeles, California, has
already reserved rooms for himself, his son:
F. W. Powers, wife, and 'two grandsons who
expect to enter the University at the opening
of the fall semester.
    Sec'y-FRANK WATERMAN, Omaha, Nebr.
                  1726 S. 28th St.
         484o Hazel Ave., Philadelphia, Pa.
               Reune June 19-22!
      Sec'y-J. G. TAYLOR Arlington, Mass.
   Rev. John TAYLOR sends in these notes regarding
members: I. N. LEAvITT has become a permanent
resident of Los Angeles and enjoys the climate and
flowers exceedingly; F. S. STEIN escapes the rigors of
Lincoln, Neb., by spending the winter in Florida;
James TuRNER clings to Wisconsin and spends a ripe
old age with his daughter in Waupun.
  John Taylor, headed for Europe, has lingered
nearly fifty years in New England until he almost
imagines that he came over in the Mayflower.
           R. F. D. 2, N. Yakima, Wash.
           Sec'y-B. W. JONES, Madison
                  17 Langdon St.
               Reune June 19-22!
   Change of address: 0. T. WILLIAMS, 945 Galeno St.,
Pasadena, Calif.
        Sec'y-M. S. FRAWLEY, Eau Claire
                    326 4th St.
         Sec'y-A. D. CONOVER,'.Madison
                 421 N. Murray St.
     Sec'y-CLARA MOORE HARPER, Madison
                   .227 Langdon St.
               Reune June 19-22!

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