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Murphy, Thomas H. (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Vol. 72, Number 7 (May 1971)

Godfrey, Earl; Wessing, Jim
Student standpoint,   pp. 27-29


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Alumni News
                  continued from page 3
In recognition of his contribution "toward
the betterment of his fellow man" WIL-
BUR SCHMIDT '34, secretary of the
Wisconsin Department of Health and So-
cial Services, was awarded the Service to
Mankind award by the Madison Sertoma
Club.
ROBERT BEYER '35, New York City,
has been elected a member of the Com-
mittee for Economic Development. This
is the second time in the history of CED
that anyone in the accounting profession
has been elected to that organization.
KENNETH B. WACKMAN '35, presi-
dent of Talcott National corporation, fac-
toring and commercial financing concern,
has been elected a member of the board
of directors of the National Multiple
Sclerosis Society. He and his wife and
three children live in Scarsdale, N.Y.
President of Houston-based International
Systems and Controls corp., DANIEL L.
GOLDY '36, has been elected to the board
of directors of the Chamber of Commerce
of the U.S. He was the National Export
Expansion Coordinator for President Lyn-
don Johnson.
GERALD J. RISSER '37 has been named
director of the engineering service divi-
sion of Du Pont's engineering depart-
ment. He was formerly assistant director
of the engineering research and develop-
ment division. He resides in West Ches-
ter, Pa.
41/50 JERRY A. CUTLER
'42 of Beverly Hills, Calif., president of
Alison Bowes Company, Los Angeles, has
been appointed to the executive commit-
tee of Printing Industries of America,
Southern California.
ALFRED C. IN(lERSOLL '42 is director
of Continuing Education in Engineering
and Science of the extension and asso-
ciate dean for continuing education in the
School of Engineering and Applied Sci-
ence at the University of California, Los
Angeles. He lives in Pacific Palisades.
Formerly manager of the Wisconsin Power
and Light Co.'s Edgewater generating
plant, FRANK A. HANSEN '43, is the
new manager of the Columbia generating
station being constructed near Portage.
Dr. EVERETT H. JOHNSON '47 has
been elected chairman of the medical ad-
visory committee of the Medic Alert
Foundation International. He and his wife,
the former LILLIAN OLSON '48, and
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their five sons live in Turlock, Calif.,
where Medic Alert is headquartered.
Editor of the AIA Journal since 1965,
ROBERT E. KOEHLER '48, has been
elected to honorary membership by the
American Institute of Architects because
of "distinguished  contributions to the
architectural profession." Since he has
been on the staff, the AIA Journal has
received six major editorial awards. He
moved to Washington, D.C. in 1962 as
associate editor of the magazine.
Manager of the new ecology division of
Rex Chainbelt, Inc. of Milwaukee, is
WILLIAM J. KATZ '49. He was formerly
manager of process research and develop-
ment for the firm's technical center. He
has served as a special consultant to the
Metropolitan Milwaukee Sewerage com-
mission and was visiting professor of civil
engineering at UW.
FRED STENDER '49, president and gen-
eral manager of Bingham and Risdon,
Green Bay, has announced the firm's ac-
quisition by Haskon, Inc., a division of
Hercules, Inc. He will join the Haskon
division in St. Paul. Stender was a mem-
ber of the UW Board of Visitors and is
on the Wisconsin Alumni Association
board of directors. His wife is the former
ANN RISDON '50.
51/60 BEN PETREE '51 is
one of three members of the National
Bureau of Standards applied radiation di-
vision in Washington, D.C., responsible
for the development of two new multiple-
body calorimeters designed as standards
of absorbed dose of ionizing radiation.
ROBERT C. BOWEN '53 has been ap-
pointed to the newly created position of
managing director of Ingersoll Incorpo-
rated, a Rockford firm which provides
specialized manufacturing consulting serv-
ices to companies on a world-wide basis.
Newly named as associate director of the
Wisconsin Bankers Association is DAVID
HOEVELER '54. He will work with the
association's community relations program
and in the area of legislative liaison. He
lives in Madison with his wife, the former
SALLY SCHEE '58, who is continuity
writer for WIBA radio. They have three
children.
BERNARD JAMES '55 and ROGER
BEAUMONT '57 are co-authors of an
article published in Horizon magazine and
noted in the San Francisco Chronicle, the
New York Times and Time magazine. The
article is a half-serious, half-comedy analy.
sis of the attire worn by military winners
and losers. It states that "in war victory
goes to those armies whose leaders' uni.
forms are least impressive."
SARA SEITER Barclay '59 has been ap-
pointed to the college council at the State
University college at Oswego, N.Y. by
Governor Nelson Rockefeller. She is the
wife of State Senator H. Douglas Barclay
and lives with her husband and five chil-
dren in Pulaski, N.Y.
Army Major DONALD P. GREEN-
WALD '60 recently received his second
award of the Bronze Star Medal in Viet-
nam while assigned as commanding officer
of the 177th military police detachment
near Qui Nhon.
The American Baptist Convention in Val-
ley Forge, Pa., has announced the ap-
pointment of LINDA ISHAM '60 as di-
rector of the department of ministry with
children. She has been a member of the
department staff since 1966.
DAVID J. SPENGLER '60 has been
elected second vice president of Continen-
tal Bank in Chicago. He had been assist-
ant cashier in the commercial banking
department.
61/70 JEREMY C. SHEA '61,
Madison, has been appointed member of
the Wisconsin district advisory council for
the Small Business Administration.
A daughter, Susan Louis, was born to
Mr. and Mrs. RICHARD W. HALLE '62
March 2 in Elkhorn. Mr. Halle is vice
president of Shops International Ltd.,
which has shops at the Playboy Club Ho-
tel, Lake Geneva, and the Abbey Hotel,
Fontana.
Mr. and Mrs. RUSSELL LATTER '62
(JUDITH KOEHLER '63) announce the
birth of their second child, Eric John, in,
February. They live in Huntington Beach,
Calif.
Captain and Mrs. LEONARD J. FISHER
'63 announce the birth of a daughter,
Carin Anne. Capt. Fisher is assigned to
the headquarters of the European Com-
munications Area of the U.S. Air Force,
and they live in Wiesbaden, Germany.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth W. Bateman
(JANE CAROL RITZENTHALER '65)
have announced the birth of their second
son, Mark Kenneth. The family lives in
Montclair, New Jersey.


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