Johnson, Dwight A. (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 51, Number 1 (Oct. 1949)
With the classes, pp. 27-33
following an operation. His coach, Dr. Walter E. Meanwell, still refers to him as "the greatest center I ever saw." He won eight athletic letters. Leo NASH, native of Wisconsin Rapids, died July 21 in Florida. Mrs. Werner Lutz (Esther MELAAS), 58, died June 17 in Milwaukee. Mrs. Bessie BAER Bitner, 59, who for many years taught in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania public schools, died July 20 in Baraboo. 1915 ....... ........ W Russell F. LEWIS has resigned as superintendent of p u b 1 i c schools in Waukesha and will accept a position as assistant state superintendent. New president of the Milwaukee chap- ter of the American Society of Char- tered Life Underwriters is Warren E. CLARK, special agent for Northwestern Mutual. Joseph MACHOTKA, former director and organizer of Madison's wartime USO, spoke on '"Christianity and Com- munism in China" at a Madison church service last July. He was YMCA direc- tor at Peiping and Shanghai soon after World War II. Harry A. WEINGARTNER Principal of Milwaukee's Custer high school for 25 years, was the subject of a surprise edition of the school paper last spring. His wife is a classmate, Rhoda ED- MONDS. 1916 ... . .. ......... W An outstanding justice of Wisconsin's supreme court, John Dunne WICKHEM, 61, died June 19 in Madison. He was a University law school professor in 1925. Gamma Phi Beta, Mrs. Lousene ROUSSEAU Fry, and Dr. Edmund de Schweinitz Brunner of 'Columbia uni- versity were married in November, 1948. She is speech editor for Harper & Bros. Mrs. L. R. MANLEY (Madge VAU- GHAN) died March 16 in LaJolla, Calif. Her husband is also of the Class of '16. Four cases of wax models of gall bladder operations made in Madison by Dr. Arnold S. JACKSON and Dr. George P. SCHWEI, '33, were exhibited last summer at an AMA convention in At- lantic .Ctiy. Erwin William FISHER, Mondovi, died Jan. 13 at his home. i... ... ...... . W.. Distinguished contributor to a new MacMillan Co. book, New Compass of the World (See review on page 00), is Lawrence MARTIN, formerly with the University geography department. Dr. Martin is Honorary Consultant in geog- raphy at the Library of Congress. Dr. Gunnar GUNDERSON, La Crosse, was elected to the executive committee of the American Medical association board of trustees last June. Helen Hazel GOODRICH, head of Fond du Lac English department, died May 6. Raymond George Bressler, 61, Wake- field, R. I., died May 9, 1948. Dr. Clarence James FOREMAN, for- merly with the University of Cincin- nati economics department, died "sev- eral years ago," according to a recent report. Keith S. McHUGH was elected presi- dent of the New York Telephone Co., July 28. He is also vice-president in charge of accounts and finance of the parent organization, the American Tele- phone & Telegraph Co. 1918 ..... .......... W The Stueber Dairy Co., Wausau, ob- served its 20th anniversary with a remodeled plant. George H. STUEBER is the founder and owner. A "Cold Stove" which may be seen on General Motors travelling display trucks, was designed by Harold N. SHAW. He also developed the fast- heating Pyr-O-Tube room heater. Don HALVERSON, Madison, w a s recently featured in the Sunday Wis- OCTOBER, 1949 PHILIP ID. REED, BS (EE)'21, new pres- ident of the International Chamber of Commerce, was on the cover of a na- tional magazine last June (see 1921 class notes). '16 Will Reune Again The Class of '16 will hold its 35th reunion in '1951, recently announced Dr. Arnold S. Jack- son, Madison, class president. Because the class expects to "fill up the town," members are being urged to start making plans and securing hotel reser- vations. "It will be something unusual, I can assure you," promises Dr. Jackson. He also urges that every mem- ber write him as to their present address and occupation, how many sons and daughters will be back for the reunion, and what suggestions there are for making this the "greatest re- union ever held on the campus." mryamember ot tne ;ýan k'rancisco stock exchange. 1921 ....... ......... W ,Col. Howard J. LOWRY, a key man on the Veterans administration legal staff, has been admitted to practice before the US supreme court. Former legislator, Clarence C. KRAUSE, 50, died July 11 in Milwau- kee. He was a Milwaukee school prin- cipal since 1939. Mrs. Eleanor RILEY Grant won the -Capital Times' first annual drama award for her outstanding acting in the Mad- ison Theater guild's "Arsenic and Old Lace." She played Aunt Abby Brewster. "A father and a friend" is the role of Earl D. BROWN, new head of the Mc- Kinley Home for Boys at Van Nuys, Calif. He is a former secretary to the Madison board of education. Philip D. REED landed on the cover of Newsweek in June as the newly- elected president of the International -Chamber of Commerce. Says the maga- zine: "On Reed's shoulders will fall much of the burden of stimulating the thinking of business leaders who now face the challenge of directing a large share of the world's economy." He is chairman of the board of General Elec- tric Co. 1922 ....... ......... W A Wisconsin chapter of the pharma- ceutical Kappa Psi fraternity was in- stalled by Dr. Ralph W. CLARK, new dean of the Oklahoma school of phar- macy. (Continued on page 30) 29 consin State Journal with his houseful of handy gadgets and modern equip- ment. Marshall F. BROWNE, editor of Mad- ison's East Side News, is a new mem- ber of the city police and fire commis- sion. 1919 ... .... ..... ... W Some 400 law school alumni presented a $5,256 trust fund to Aline MERZ, reecntly retired secretary to the dean. She had served 45 years. Art 0. HEDQUIST has won the Dis- tinguished Citizenship award given by Wagner college, Staten Island, N. Y. He is a former member of the University sociology fa~culty and executive secre- tary of the Staten Island chamber of commerce. Ray E. BEHRENS has been re-elected president of the Milwaukee Government Service league of employees. Offices for the private practice of radiology have been opened by Dr. Lawrence V. LITTIG at the corner of Park and University, Madison. Gl en n B. WARREN of General Electric is the new manager of the company's turbine divisions. Mrs. John PINK (Beatrice M. HOGAN), 49, Milwaukee, died June 12 from injuries received when a hit-and-- run car crashed into the rear of the car her husband, '18, was driving. 1920 ..... .......... W Sensei (honorable teacher) Dr. Verna A. CARLEY, who has been Gen. Mac- Arthur's adviser for teacher education since 1946, is helping retrain Japanese teachers as part of the US occupation mission. "Little UWs" is her aim for Japan. Owen James MAIN, 50, died Feb. 26 at home in 'Casey, Ill. Capt. Robert L. GILMAN, (MC) USN, was elected chairman of the Phil- adelphia Dermatological society last May. Married July 28 were Lawrence E. GOODING, Madison, and Mrs. John U. Allen, Milwaukee. He is chairman of the state labor relations board. Standard Oil (New Jersey) auditor, Grant G. KINDSCHI, recently returned from the oil fields of Alberta, Canada. Whenever there is a major oil discovery outside the US, Kindschi will be there "sooner or later." A San Francisco financier, Edward 0. PRINGLE, died July 22. He was for- At reunion time last spring, 1917-and a lot of other classes---"did it again," re- ports Myra EMERY Burke. It wasn't a regular reuning year for the class, but because of the Centennial, old grads made a special effort and staged a comeback character- istic of every reunion since 1917. Top drawing card was a big picnic at President Elea- nore RAMSAY Conlin's. Four of the 63 ex-Badgers were back on campus for the first time since graduation.
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