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Richard, George (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 57, Number 14 (June 15, 1956)

Three outstanding Badgers win Alumni Association awards,   p. 25

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Helen Browne Hobart
     Three outstanding Badgers
win Alumni Association awards
T-VISTINGUISHED service awards
.LJto three outstanting    universLy
     of Wisconsin alumni were an-
nounced last month by John Berge,
executive director of the Wisconsin
Alumni Association.
  This year's awards will go to Mrs.
Marcus Hobart, Evanston, Ill., Class of
1919, long-time member of the Uni-
versity Board of Visitors; Dr. Frank
Weston, Class of 1921, Madison physi-
cian and member of the University ath-
letic board, and Joseph W. Jackson,
Madison, Class of 1900, former execu-
tive director of the Madison and Wis-
consin Foundation and member of the
Board of Visitors.
   The citations were to be formally
presented at an Alumni Day program
on June 16 in Great Hall of the Wis-
consin Union.
   The citation cited Jackson "for his
 notable contributions as director of the
 Wisconsin  Alumni Association   and
 member of the University Board of
 Visitors, and for his preceptive Alumni
leadership in University affairs; as an
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honors for meritorious military service;
as the executive director of the Madison
and Wisconsin Foundation: whose
dreams and achievements for a greater
community have made every citizen a
beneficiary and brought immeasurable
progress to the entire state; and as an
individual who, more than any other
man, was responsible for the establish-
ment of the world famous University
Arboretum, a wild life sanctuary which
will increase in beauty and value for
future generations."
   The citation said of Dr. Weston:
 "His exemplary record as student and
 athlete was a forecast of an outstand-
 ing career which followed. He has
 served his School of Medicine -as a
 teacher; his University on its Athletic
 Board; his State in Veteran Affairs; his
 Country as the distinguished command-
 ing oficer of a great Wisconsin medical
 unit; his community as a humble worker
 in the ranks of civic leaders; all human-
JUNE, 1956
ity as a devoted and dedicated family
  Mrs. Hobart was praised "for eight
years of devoted service to her Univer-
sity and higher education as a member
of the University Board of Visitors; for
her efforts to improve Wisconsin agri-
culture through support of the College
of Agriculture educational programs
and the practical application of agricul-
tural research on her own farm lands;
and for leadership and courage shown
in conserving and restoring the natural
resources and the historical heritage of
our state."
   Members of the Association commit-
tee making the selections include Don
Anderson, Madison, chairman; Stanley
Allyn, Dayton, 0.; Harry Bullis, Min-
neapolis; Mrs. Walter Craig, Janesville;
Philip Falk, Madison; Chris Hendra,
San Marino, Calif.; Howard I. Potter,
Chicago; Mrs. Silas Spengler, Menasha;
and Tom Tredwell of New York, New
Joseph W. Jackson
Dr. Frank Weston

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