Baird, Jerome E. (ed.) / The Wisconsin engineer
Volume 47, Number 8 (May 1943)
Jacobson, Glenn; Tomlinson, Charles
Alumni notes, pp. 30-36 ff.
ALU MNI NSOTES ,4 qc1ean acadfia, ch'46 ,ands Chadec laodindow cA'44 Chemicals KIEWEG, HOMER, MS'33, is in charge of plant projects and develop- ments for the Commercial Solvents Corp, Terre Haute, Ind. 0 Mechanica s SLEZAK, LIEUT. COL. JOHN, '23, District Deputy Chief of the Chicago Ordnance District, recently presented the Army-Navy Production award to the employees and management of the Wal- worth Company's Kewanee Works. NOVOTNY, CAPT. CHARLES H., MS'33, has been transferred from bat- talion commander to assistant chief of the unit training branch at the ordnance center, Camp Santa Anita, Arcadia, Cali- fornia. GROSS, EDWARD W., '36, was mar- ried on March 27 to Miss Ann Taylor of Schenectady, N. Y. PEASE, LIEUT. RICHARD H., '39, was recently killed in a plane wreck at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, where he was assistant operations officer and flight in- structor with the army air corps. Pease had recently been recommended for a captaincy. ADAMOWICZ, CHARLES M., '41, a lieutenant (jg) in the Navy, is station- ed at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia. He is doing ordnance installa- tion aboard naval vessels. DURZO, ENSIGN FRANK V., '42, is attending Ordnance School at the Navy Yard at Washington, D. C. 0 Civils HOGENSEN, ROBERT C., '41, is an apprentice seaman in the J.S.N.R. in training at Bainbridge, Maryland. The draft caught up with him before his ap- plication for a commission received ac- ti on. CARPENTER, WILLIS A, '41, has been commissioned a second lieutenant in the Engineer Battalion of the Marines. He was sent to Camp Le Jeune at New River, N. C., for further training. He writes: "As student officers we watch the organization and procedures of various jobs so that we will be able to go out with our own units and direct and super- vise engineering work. It gets a bit tir- ing at times just watching and learning, but our instructors are generally free enough of the time to explain and an- swer questions. Even vertical and hori- zontal curves, which I had feared were lost to my knowledge, came back to me after a ten-minute discussion with the in- structor. It sure felt good to suddenly have those curves come back." HANSON, WILLIAM, '42, reported missing in action after the February fighting in North Africa, was officially reported on April 17 to be a prisoner of the Germans. MILEAGER, RALPH E., '42, ensign in the Sea Bees, is on an island in the South Pacific, not far from the hot spots. He writes, via V-mail, "I have been made hydraulic and water supply engineer for this southern part of the island, which contains only large city and most service camps. At present have three large de- signs in fire and am getting world of ex- perience in long pipe line design, plus small dam design, plus a good deal of hydraulic investigation. I ruin the French language, but speak it to a de- gree." His address is '37th U.S.N. CB -FPO, San Francisco." NERO, MILTON A., '42, left Dravo Corporation on April 15 to accept a commission as ensign in the Sea Bees. He will be stationed at Camp Peary, Wil- liamsburg, Virginia, for training. ANDRAE, RICHARD W., ex'43, who was taken out of school for air service, reached the cadet center at San Antonio on March 16 and was successful in pass- ing the tests for pilot training. He will receive nine weeks of pre-flight training and then 27 weeks of flying. His address is Av/c Andrae, R. W., Squadron 113, Flight C, AAFCC-SAACC, San Antonio, Texas. CHRISTESEN, RUSSELL J., ex'43, who was one of the men taken from school for air service, arrived in San An- tonio, Texas, on March 18, and is re- ported to be in Flight H of Squadron 110, SAACC. DENT, ARLIE R., '43, at present with the Dravo Corporation at Pittsburgh, an- nounces the arrival of a daughter, Kar- en Ann, on March 29. VOGEL, MERTEN M., '43, is junior engineer with the Curtis-Wright Corpor- ation at the St. Louis plant. READ, ROBERT B., '43, is an ensign in the U.S.N.R., in training at Fort Schuyler, the Bronx, New York. FORD, HENRY M., '21, has been commissioned a lieutenant in the Sea Bees. CHRISTENSEN, N. A., '28, dean of engineering at Colorado State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, is at present in government employment on research work in arms and armament. SCHNEIBLE, DOUGLAS E., '38, has left the National Bureau of Standards and is with the Public Roads Adminis- tration in the office at Kansas City, Mis- souri. He announces the arrival of a daughter, Judith, on March 18. LENZ, ARNO, MS'30, Assistant Pro- fessor of Civil Engineering at the Uni- versity of Wisconsin, announces the birth of a daughter, Martha Jean, on Janu- ary 31, 1943. DOUGLAS, MALCOLM S., '22, As- sociate Professor of Civil Engineering at Case School of Applied Science in Cleve- land, was chairman of an independent board of investigators which determined that the disintegration of the million- dollar Mayfield Road and Bulkley Boule- vard freeways in Cleveland could have been prevented by proper methods of construction. (continued on page 32) THE WISCONSIN ENGINEER 30
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