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Niles, Donald E. (ed.) / The Wisconsin engineer
Volume 48, Number 3 (November 1943)

Tomlinson, Charles; Ericksen, Arnold
Alumni notes,   pp. 22-23

Page 22

              by Charles Tomlinson, ch'44
              and Arnold Ericksen, ch'44
  BORKIN, ROBERT, '41, was married
to Evelyn Stein of Chicago, Ill., recent-
ly. He is at present working with the
National Die-Casting Co. of Chicago.
          %I I
  DONAHUE, JEROME T., '42, who
is a 2nd Lieutenant in the Air Corps,
was sent to Forest Products Laboratory
for further instruction during the month
of September.
  REZBA, JOHN, '39, has been pro-
moted to Lieutenant (jg) of the Coast
Guard. He finished Officers' Indoctri-
nation School at St. Augustine, Fla., last
May, and is now stationed in Chicago.
  SCHWENN, MARVIN, '41, is now
shift superintendent in charge of nitro-
cellulose production at the Hercules
Powder Co., Sunflower Ordnance Works,
which is located in Lawrence, Kan.
  POST, ARTHUR L., '39, a captain
and pilot in the Army Air Corps, has
returned safely to his base after being
reported missing in action in the South-
west Pacific last July.
  WILSON, JOHN, '03, died during
the summer at Duluth, where he had
lived and practiced in the municipal field
for many years. He was raised on a farm
near Dodgeville, Wis. Upon graduation
he went to work for a railroad but ulti-
mately changed to municipal work. He
was city engineer for Mankato, Minn.,
from 1908 to 1912 and was city engineer
at Duluth from 1912 to 1933. Since
1933 he has been in private practice.
  MORITZ, ERNEST A., '04, is one of
the six regional directors for the Bureau
of Reclamation recently appointed under
a new decentralization plan. He will
have headquarters at Boulder City, Nev.
  SOERGEL, ROBERT J., '12, died on
June 25. He was principal structural
designer for the Bureau of Bridges and
Public Buildings for the City of Milwau-
  CUMMINGS, ALBERT E., '15, for
many years manager at the Chicago of-
fice for the Raymond Concrete Pile Co.,
has been appointed research engineer for
the company at New York. He is recog-
nized as an authority on foundation
matters and is a frequent lecturer on the
subject at universities throughout the
  BLOODGOOD, DON E., '26, has re-
signed as superintendent of the depart-
ment of sanitation at Indianapolis to ac-
cept an appointment as associate profes-
sor of sanitary engineering at Purdue
  LIDDLE, GEORGE F., '27, city man-
ager and engineer for Muskegon Heights,
Mich., is now a captain in the Corps of
Engineers, U.S.A. He is post engineer
at Fort Sheridan, Ill.
  WARD, GERALD C., '29, is a major
in the U.S.A. with the forces that are
roughing up Italy. Gerry was editor of
the Wisconsin Engineer during his senior
year and was instructor in railway engi-
neering following his graduation.
  HUTH, ALTON M., '30, is a lieu-
tenant in the U.S.N.R., located in the
Southwest Pacific.
  HAGESTAD, HERMAN           T., '32,
mayor of River Falls, Wis., has been
commissioned a first lieutenant in the
  FERBER, HERBERT J., '38, geo-
physicist with the Western Gulf Oil Co.,
at Bakersfield, Calif., received an A.B.
degree in geology from Fresno State Col-
lege this year.
  MOCKRUD, LEE N., '39, ensign in
the U.S.N.R., is attached to submarine
division 12 and is in training for that
branch of the service.
  SCHUETTE, EVAN H., '40, was mar-
ried on August 14 to Gertrude Elizabeth
Hansen of Fort Wayne, Ind. Schuette,
who was editor of the Wisconsin Engi-
neer during his student days, is now an
engineer with the National Advisory
Committee for Aeronautics at Hampton,
  RESNICK, SOL D., '42, has left TVA
to accept a position with Carson-Newman
College as teacher of engineering mathe-
matics and drawing. It is a small Baptist
school at Jefferson City, Tenn. Recently
it has received a contingent of Navy
  MAAS, EARL R., '43, volunteered
for induction and is to enter the Navy's
SV-7 program. He will be assigned to a
midshipman's school as preparation for
an ensign's commission.
  NAESER, CHARLES J., '43, is an en-
sign in the U.S.N.R. in training at the
University of Arizona at Tucson, Ariz
  BOUDA, FRANCIS, '43, whose en-
gagement to Betty Jean Querhammer
was recently announced, is now working
as a mechanical engineer in Camden,
N. J.
  BUSKE, GILBERT E., '40, formerly
employed by the Taylor Instrument Co.,
Rochester, N. Y., is now employed by
the Johnson Service Co., Milwaukee.
  DETTMANN, CHARLES E., '40, has
been promoted to the rank of Captain
and is now teaching Mechanical Engi-
neering at the Army Institute School,
Cairo, Egypt.
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  KLEIN, JOSEPH H., '43, was mar-
ried to Lois Meng, Badger Beauty of last
year, on September 12. He is now em-
ployed by the Chrysler Corp. in Detroit.
  LOSSE, PAUL L., '40, has recently
accepted a position as assistant to the
general superintendent of the Baldwin-
Hill Co. of Trenton, N. J., manufactur-
ers of rock wool insulating materials.
  NOVOTNY, CHARLES, '32, has
been promoted to a major and is now
Chief of Military Training Ordnance
Replacement Center, at Camp San Anita,
  REA, GEORGE, '43, was married to
Doris Mehne on August 13.
  RENDALL, DAVID W., '43, was
married to Gladys Ziegler on August
21. They are making their home in Mil-
waukee where he is employed by the Al-
lis-Chalmers Corp.
  STONE, S. HERBERT, '43, was mar-
ried to Ruth Tomlinson on September 1.
At the present time he is with the John
S. Barnes Corp. of Rockford, Ill.
  WEIDNER, RALPH B., '42, who is
now an ensign in the Navy, was mar-
ried to Harriet Reich on September 14.
  WILSON, JOHN P., '43, was mar-
ried to Jane Kiplinger on August 28.
He is an Officer Candidate stationed at
Ft. Belvoir, Va.
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