Matthias, F. T. (ed.) / The Wisconsin engineer
Volume 33, Number VI (March 1929)
Plotz, R. S.
Alumni notes, pp. 206-207
The WISCONSIN ENGINEER Volume 33, No. 6 Alumni Not e $j - Hi~~( MANY ALUMNI ATTEND ENGINEERING SOCIETY OF WISCONSIN CONVENTION February 21 and 22 were happy days for many of the alumni of the Engineering college of the University of Wisconsin, for aside from being Washington's birthday and a holiday for many of them, the Engineering society of Wisconsin held its twenty-first annual convention in the auuioriaun o0 tne Engi- neering building. Thurs- day evening the student branch of the A. S. C. E. entertained the members at the Rathskeller of the Memorial Union building, and incidentally the fifty members who attended - Alp consumed 383 glasses of near beer. On Friday evening the session closed with a banquet at the Congregational church on the square. The following addresses and discussions by engineering alumni were included in the general program of the con- vention: The President's Address by J. P. Schwada, c'11; C. E.'26. "Research in the Water Department of the City of Mil- waukee," given by C. S. Gruetzmacher, c'14. "Recent Developments in Steam Engineering", delivered by G. L. Larson, M. E.'15. General Discussion led by John White, Hon'28. Discussion of Power Plant Metering Equipment and Automatic Combustion Control by E. P. Gleason, m'10. Address on "Long Distance Distribution of Gas", by Fred Hainer, ch'20. "Steel Joists in Building Construction", by W. C. Muehl- stein, c'09. "A Survey by George Washington", given by Gerald C. Ward, c'29. "The Application of Least Squares in a Resurvey in a Nonmonuniented Plat", by Ray S. Owen, c'04. "Financing Highway Construction in Wisconsin,", by Walter Buetow, c'08. Discussion on Reforestration by L. J .Markwardt, c'12, C. E.'22. Discussion on City Planning by H. F. Janda, C. E.'16. ELECTRICALS Tiedemann, Dimitry P., e'28, is at present occupied in the research department of the Physics department of TP-i- A-s - TT_--_-T-i+_ ;T- W- ~ AA_ u ,1 - I1V ' Ll Uy. -lIs wura conl- sists in the verification of the Ramon effect which is one of the latest dis- coveries substantiating the quantum theory of light. This experiment has no0L, up to tne present time, been substantiated by any American scientist. Mr. Tiedemann was married on June 25 last, to Rosamond L. Whitson, (laughter of Professor and Mrs. A. R. Whitson. Carlson, McKinley S., e'25, has recently been transferred from the Switchgear sales department of the Philadelphia works of the General Electric Company to the Central Bagnall, Vernon, e'27, has recently been transferred to the Long Lines Engineering Department of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company of New York. He had been working with the Long Lines Plant Department in Chicago. His work now consists of working out trans- mission problems. Mr. Bagnall lives at 15 Dry Street, New York, New York. Station department at Schenectady. His present address is 706 South Avenue, Schenectady, New York. Falge, Robert N., e'16, is head of the lighting division of the General Motors Research Department in Birmingham, Michigan. Henry, George B., e'23, who was formerly sales engineer for the General Electric Company at Terre Haute, Indiana, has been tansferred in the same capacity to 230 South Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois. Highleyman, Charles D., e'27, is an engineer for the Indiana and Michigan Electric Company at 415 S Street, South Bend, Indiana. His residence address is 1326 Mar- quette Boulevard, South Bend, Indiana. Kitzman, Walter L., e'17, is now working for the Bell Telephone Company at San Francisco, California. His home address is 1752 Solana Avenue, Berkeley, California. Lucas, Thomas J., e'07, formerly chief engineer for the Illinois Power and Light Company is now in the capacity of Consulting Engineer for Lucas and Luick at 231 South La Salle Street, Chicago, Illinois. His residence address is 1300 Greenwood Avenue, Wilmette, Illinois. Rabbe, John S., e'26, is at present in the South for the Buckeye Cotton Oil Company. Mail addressed to 118 East McMillan Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, will be forwarded to Mr. Rabbe. Rothermel, Ulla A., e'27, is assistant Meter and Relay Engineer for the Indiana Service Corporation. His residence address is 807 Berry Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Thomas, C. W., e'25, is assistant system operator with the Public Service Company of northern Illinois. His address is Lock Box 313 Niles Center, Illinois. Wolfe, Harry C., e'26, has recently left the Chromium Plating Corporation of Cleveland, Ohio, to establish a business of his own. While enrolled in the University Mr. Wlolfe was editor of the Wisconsin Engineer and was also interested in other student activities. His present address is 17317 Madison Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio. MINERS Erickson, Robert, min'22, is an assistant in the mathe- matics department of the University of Wisconsin. His address is 609 Sheldon Street, Madison, Wisconsin. Gotham, David E., min'25, is assistant State Highway Commissioner of Missouri and lives in Jefferson, Missouri. MECHANICALS Bauss, Richard E., m'00, has changed his address from 17435 Pontchartrain Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan, to 1120 Jefferson Avenue, South Bend, Indiana. Bemis, Walter S., m"15, is now in residence at 3756 Bay- side Mission Beach, San Diego, California. Carter, Byron B., m'83, has moved from Hinsdale, Ill., to 1937 North Locust Street, Denton, Texas. 206
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