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Johnson, Dwight A. (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 51, Number 1 (Oct. 1949)

With the classes,   pp. 27-33

Page 30

     (Continued from page 29)
  Robert W. DAWLEY, 52, pioneer in
the developement of a standardized
sterile white rat for experimental stu-
dies, died July 11 in Madison.
  Pharmacist George KNOBLAUCH, 50,
died June 4 at the Wood veterans hos-
pital. His home was in Plymouth.
  Mrs. A. S. Robinson (Vivian Mary
REINERTSEN) was recently named
president of the North Shore (Milwau-
kee) PTA council.
  Sverre Lind ROLLAND, 51, d i e d
March 28 in Los Angeles following a
series of operations.
  A new book, Mathematics of Circuit
Analysis, by Ernst A. GUILLEMIN
was published in June. Dr. Guillemin is
a professor of electrical engineering at
MIT and a consultant in electronics.
1923 .....      ..........        W
  Wisconsin's only flying grandmother,
Mrs. E. H. MYRLAND (Isabel CAMP),
Montello, was featured in the Wiscon-
sin State Journal last July.
  Eta Kappa Nu engineer, Newell E.
FRENCH, 49, died June 14 in Pitts-
burgh where he was rate *manager for
the Duquesne Light Co.
  Ex-Badger crewman, Raymond      C.
KLUSSENDORF, published a 4-page
article, "Education in Veterinary Medi-
cine," in the Federal Security agency's
Higher Education last April.
  New Methodist minister at Barron is
the Rev. Harold A. ALLISON, veteran
chaplain who served in the Battle of the
Bulge. He is a graduate of the college
of agriculture.
  Phi Delta Phi Edward H. BORGELT
has been appointed Wisconsin attorney
for the Chicago and North Western
Railway system.
1924 .....      ......... ..w
  Col. Louis B. RUTTE has been as-
signed to duty with the Far East com-
mand in Yokohama, Japan.
  A clinic building is being erected by
Dr. Milton TRAUTMANN, Prairie du
  Dorothy M. LAWTON, 48, newspaper-
woman for the Racine Journal-Times,
died June 23. In 1946 she won a na-
tional press award for the best women's
page in a daily or weekly paper.
  Kenneth L. MUIR, Denver, was last
January commissioned a Major in the
reserve engineers corps.
  Mr. Milton H. ERICKSON has left
Wayne university, Detroit, for Phoenix,
Ariz., where he had established a pri-
vate practice of psychiatry and psy-
1925 .....      ..........        W
  Prof. Harold J. TORMEY, head of
the St. Bonaventure (N. Y.) college
chemistry department, received an hon-
orary doctor of science degree at the
school's commencement exercises.
  Dr. Irwin GRIGGS, Gladwyne, Pa.,
has been promoted to professor of Eng-
lish at Temple university, Philadelphia.
  Effie Jane WHEELER, 52, died June
  14 in West Chicago, Ill.
  Joseph FEUCHTWANGER ended a
  15-year association with the Homer
Laughlin China Co. to become vice-
president in chaige of sales -for Royal
China, Inc., Sebring, Ohio.
  New assistant to General Mills vice-
  president is Louis B. FALB, Minne-
  apolis, former divisional manager of
  Gold Medal flour.
  1926 .......     ......... W
  "Uncle Ray" COFFMAN, whose chil-
  dren's newspaper column is the most
  widely circulated in the world, moved
  with his family to near San Francisco
  in August.
  A   well-known Madison clubwoman,
  Mrs. Patricia McGARTY Werrell, 49,
  died May 22 after a short illness.
  Lieut. Col. J. W. FITZPATRICK is
  teaching at the Massachusetts Institute
  of Technology in Boston.
  New address: Mrs. Elmer C. RECK,
  Box 153, Grand Marais, Minn.
  Dr. Robert Elmer SCHADE, '44, a
  general practitioner, died June 29 at his
  home in Milwaukee.
1927.. ......      ......... W
  Sauk County Agent Dave WILLIAMS
is given credit in a Wisconsin State
Journal article for helping make Sauk
prairie look less like a dustbowl. His
solution and that of a former county
agent was "trees-thousands upon thou-
sands . . . locking the moisture in the
soil . . ."
  New director of the University school
of nursing is Margery J. MacLACH-
LAN, former executive secretary of the
Chicago Community Nursing Council.
  Dr. L. Sidney EAGLEBURGER, 53,
Amherst, was found dead at the wheel
of his car after it had struck the rear of
a pickup truck June 18 near Stevens
  John CULNAN, editor in the state
department of health for 19 years,
believes life begins at 55. He resigned
Sept. 1 to "strike out again while I'm
still young and find something with
more future."
  New governor of the southeastern dis-
trict of the  Lions club  is A. M.
BEARDER, owner and editor of the
Lake Geneva Regional News.
1928 .        .........W
  Lt. Col. Ralph J. SCHUETZ reports
he has made the regular army his
career; he is in Germany.
  Milwaukee's section of the American
Institute of Electrical Engineers has
elected C. P. FELDHAUSEN, Cutler-
Hammer, Inc., as secretary-treasurer.
  John C. DOERFER, city attorney of
West Allis, was nominated last July
for membership on the state public
service commission.
  Sociology Prof. John R. BARTON'S
wife, former University faculty mem-
ber, has been named director of the
governor's commission on human rights.
She is Rebecca Chalmers Barton.,
  Robert Newton SCHLAG died April
  27 in 'Sioux City, Ia., after a brief
1929   ......... W
  Lowell E. FRAUTSCHI has been re-
elected president of the Madison Com-
munity Welfare council.
  Atty. Robert R. MURPHY is listed
as an incorporator of Tilton Gardens,
Inc., Madison. First job is construc-
tion of a $1,660,000 housing project in
  Edith A. FRIESE, Milwaukee, died
Aug. 17, 1948.
  Williard L. MOMSEN on Sept. 1 be-
came a general agent of Northwestern
Mutual, Milwaukee. He is a "W" club
man and former member of the Iron
Cross, White Spades, Tumas, and Car-
dinal Key societies.
  Lt. Col Franklin W. CLARKE ended
an official Alaskan tour in September
and returned to the States. He will
move from Madison to Fort Belvoir,
Va., early next month.
1930. ........       ......... W
  Former Cashier Ray F. SENNETT is
now a vice-president of the Security
State bank on Madison's East Side.
  Harley J. POWELL, Watertown su-
perintendent of schools for seven years,
was released from his contract so he
can accept a similar position at Wau-
  Tokyo, Japan, is the destination of
Dorothy D U N N, Marshfield English
teacher the past four years. She will
teach with the Army Air Force Troop
Information and Education program.
  Two Mrs. Earl COOPERs, Mrs. Earl
I. (Margaret RUPP) and Mrs. Earl
J., 118, were subjects of a humorous
profile in the Milwaukee Journal last
summer. The former is a noted harpist
and teacher of harp in the Music hall
annex; the latter teaches piano in the
next office down the hall.
  Theta Phi Alpha Dorothy BROWN
and Daniel S. Maher, Monroe, were
married Apr. 30 in Madison. They are
making their home in Monroe.
&/idcctdint $7/amnas&
Wins Awards
m  u the i99 la ine n n
I n ' p ublicationS  t
didn't win all the national awards
for US and Canadian alumni maga-
zines, but it won three of them-
more than it took any other year.
The above certificates are for first
place in reporting, first place in edi-
torial achievement, and an award of
merit as one of the "10 best" for its
feature articles. This is the fifth
consecutive year the Alumnus has
won an award for editorial achieve-
            LATE LAST JULY, the
          American Alumni Council
          held its annual conference
          at Williamsburg, Va., and
          awarded the Wisconsin
ates      Alumnus three certificates
          for good work      in the
          ontc'ronriee of renortino.
opinion, and feature ar-
  The Alumnus and the
Ohio State University
Monthly both ranked in
general excellence among
the "first 10" throughout
the US and Canada. Top-
ranking "magazine of the
year" and winner of a special trophy
was the Dartmouth college magazine
of Hanover, N. H.
  Other "first ten" magazines were
the California Monthly, Deerfield
Alumni Journal, Emory Alumnus,
Princeton Alumni Weekly, Rutgers
Alumni Monthly, Vassar Alumnae
Magazine, and the Journal of Wor-
cester Polytechnic institute.
  Circulating among 18,000 Badger
alumni, the Wisconsin magazine is
issued monthly except for August
and September. With this October
issue it begins its second half cen-
tury of publication.
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