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Richard, George (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 59, Number 2 (Oct. 1957)

Alumni,   pp. 29-[30]

Page 29

Before 1900
  Frank Lloyd WRIGHT '89 accepted a
commission (his 770th) to design an $8 mil-
lion civic center for San Rafael, Calif. Two
buildings of his design are under construc-
tion in Iowa County: a restaurant on State
Highway 23 and a grade school in Wyoming
  Cameron L. BALDWIN '94 retired after
50 years service as referee in bankruptcy for
western Wisconsin federal court.
  The Door-Kewaunee Bar Association hon-
ored W. E. WAGNER '06, L. Albert KAREL
'96 and W. A. COWELL '04 at a dinner in
Sturgeon Bay celebrating their 163 combined
years of service in the law.
   Joseph W. JACKSON '00 (Col. Bud) pro-
vided Wisconsin State Journal profile writers
with a colorful subject in July.
   Mary WRIGHT Bain '02 who lives on a
 ranch near Steamboat, Nev. came for the 55th
 reunion of her class in June, but not at the
 controls of her own plane as she did in 1932.
   Anna KING     Leadbetter '03 has been
 elected a director of the Rhinelander Alumni
Three 12-oz. jars of Cransweets, Spiced Cran-
sweets and Cransweet Relish attractively gift-
packed. Just $1.60 delivered anywhere in the
          Order directly from
  Dr. Ira B. CROSS '05 emeritus professor
of economics at the University of California,
was given the honorary degree of doctor of
laws by that University in June.
  Alfred W. BECHLEM '07 came out of re-
tirement in Bremerton, Wash., to take a hand
in planning the city's new air-raid alarm
  Thomas F. KELLY of the Class of '07, a
resident of Monterey, Calif., sent reunion re-
grets from the "Golf Capital of the World"
where he plays golf daily all year round.
  Lawrence J. MISTELE and Lynn SMITH,
both '07 law graduates, celebrated 50 years
as law partners in Jefferson and then retired
to rest.
  Dr. Charlotte MACDOUGALL '11 has re-
tired and is living in Long Beach, Calif., at
743 Washington Place.
   Harold W. STORY '12 vice president and
general attorney of Allis-Chalmers Manufac-
turing Co., retired in July after serving the
company since 1919. He is a member of the
advisory committee and national board of di-
rectors of the National Conference of Chris-
tians and Jews and is serving his eighth year
as a member of state board of public wel-
fare. He will be succeeded as general attorney
by Harold S. SILVER '28.
   During the 50th anniversary celebration at
 the University of Hawaii, the new agriculture
 building, Henke Hall, named for Louis A.
 HENKE '12 was dedicated with the help of
 U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Benson.
*Trade-mark of the Wisconsin Alumni
Research Foundation. Cransweets are
the result of extensive research on
cranberries by the Foundation.
Wisconsin Alumnus, October, 1957
Henke retired in 1954 as associate director of
the Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station
but still maintains an office at the University.
  Dr. Gladys BRANEGAN Chalkley '13 re-
ceived the honorary doctor of science degree
from Montana State College.
  Dr. V. H. YOUNG '13 has retired as
head of the department of plant pathology
at the University of Arkansas and is now liv-
ing in Tucson, Ariz., at 2804 East Ninth St.
  .S. Bruce BLACK '13 chairman of the
board, Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., was
given the honorary degree of doctor of hu-
mane letters during the 101st commence-
ment at Tufts university, Boston.
   Harlan G. SEYFORTH '14 retired after 37
years as county agent of Pierce County. His
term of service is eqhalled only by that of
E. V. RYALL '20 of Kenosha county, also
due to retire. They became farm agents the
same day: Sept. 1, 1920.
   Harry S. GLEICK '15 was chairman of a
meeting held by the corporation, banking, and
business law section of the American Bar As-
sociation during the international meeting in
   Dr. George COLLENTINE Sr. '16 has
given up his practice in Milwaukee to go
back to college at St. John's university,
eventually to enter the Benedictine novitiate.
   Wilbur G. DICKSON '17 vice president
in charge of finance of the Hamilton Mfg.
Co., Two Rivers, retired July 1.
   Dr. Elmer M. NELSON '18 chief of the
division of nutrition of the Food and Drug
Administration, was given the 1957 Babcock-
Hart award for "contributions to food tech-
nology resulting in improved public health"
by the Institute of Food Technologists.
      A reorganization at the top in the
    world's largest marketing research or-
    ganization, the A. C. Nielsen Com-
    pany, makes Arthur C. Nielsen, '18,
    chairman of the board, and moves his
    son-like him, a business administra-
    tion graduate of Wisconsin-Arthur
    C. Nielsen Jr. '41 into the presi-
    dency. The concern now has over 3,000
    employees in eleven countries and an-
    nual sales in excess of $20,000,000.
    The two Nielsens, incidentally, have
    developed excellent teamwork in the
    field of tennis as well as business,
    having joined forces to win three na-
    tional Father-and-Son  tennis cham-
    Daniel J. TEARE '18 has retired after 28
 years of service with the Burgess Battery Co.
 in Freeport and has moved to R. R. 1, Box
 791F, Melbourne, Fla.
   Viola PLEUSS Chandler '19 has been
 named a director of the Fox River Valley
 Alumni club.
   Fredric MARCH '20 and his actress wife,
 Florence Eldridge, stars of O'Neill's "Long
 Day's Journey Into Night," were awarded
 honorary doctor of letters degrees by Elmira
   The Rev. T. S. BEAVIN '20 has taken
 over the pastorate at the Methodist church in
 Augusta, Wis.
   Robert E. RETTGER '20 has been named
 assistant division chief geologist-technical for
 Sun Oil Company's Southwest Production Di-
 vision at Dallas.
a gift box that's
Here's the perfect Wisconsin gift box to send friends and business associates
for Christmas - three delicious cranberry specialties that make a stylish
addition to any appetizer tray. Cransweets add holiday color to desserts,
salads and drinks. Spiced Cransweets and Cransweet Relish are the "best
company" for any sauce, garnish or relish tray. Delicious Cransweets
both the natural color and cranberry flavor. Sweetness is added, but a touch
of tartness remains to provide that mouth-watering appeal.
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