State Lands Conin~issionabout a year ago, children. lives in San Marino and does con-
A'eal D. Smith, formerly city manager of qulting work in Pasadena. H e is also doing
Santa Cruz, was named by Lockheed Air- some N a ~ y work on the side.
craft Corporation to coordinate rommunity 1932
development at its new jet test renter in Merrin A. Si huhurt has been promoted
1920 Palmdale. Calif. Neal will work with An- to senior highway engineer and has been
Russell M. Otis. Ph.D. '24, has been telope Valley authorities on matters of com- transferred to the Sacramento headquarters
elected vice-president in charge of engi- munity housing and facilities. Also presi- oftice of the California Division of High-
neering, research and patents, of the Lane- dent of the city managers' department of uay~.
Wells Company in Los Angele?. the League of California Cities, Neal pre- C. Phillip Schoeller was married to Jane
1921 sided a t the annual Spring Conference held Elizabeth Daiis on February 23 in Rio De
Charles Quirnzbuch took over the presi- in Riverside in February. Janeiro. Brazil, where the couple will live.
dency of the Western Square Dance Asso- John E. hfaurer is owner of a paper . . Phil is a project engineer for the Morrison-
ciation of San Gabriel Valley this year. c-onvertingl~usinessin Pomona, operated Knudsen Company, working on the con-
Last year's president was Alien Dunn '29. under the name of Tidi Products. "truction of a railway proliding access to
1922 1928 a new iron ore development in the interior
Arthur hi'. Whistler has been promoted E d Joujon-Roche was transferred last of Brazil.
to chief process engineer of the Fluor Cor- year to the exploration department of the Henry A. Bruilerlin. after working ten
poration in Los Angeles, H e has recently Shell Oil Company ill Long Beach as a years for Douglas Aircraft, hai. been s ~ l f -
moved to Pasadena and just became a geologist, after a five-year session as super- employed since 1944. H e has designed and
grandfather for the second time. visor of training and safety for the Pacific built several house'., two of which were re-
1923 Coast area in the exploration and produc- cently photographed for national maga-
John H . P l s reports that he has a tion department'; of Shell Oil. Ed returned zine-i. He has four patents on the market
daughter. Diane, age 21, at U.C.L.A.. and recently from a busine~strip to Houston. on nationally advertised articles. and three
a son. David, 18, who is a freshman at "Texas. where he had a reunion with more are now in prorew. H e operates sil-
Whittier College. John is still West Coast Charles "Fat" Lewiq 23, chief engineer of ver and copper mining property in the
Division Manager of the Texas Company's the Cook Heat Treating Company there. Superstition Mountains in Arizona, and
producing department in Los Angeles 1929 also finds time to do come consulting nork
1924 tt'illiam L. Berry is in charge of the on production design and acoustic<. Henry,
Fred .l. Grout has recently become Super- State-Wide Water Resources Investigation his wife and three children - Jim. 12.
vising Electric Utilities Engineer in the in the Division of Water Resourres in Brian. 9. and Sue, C a r e plannin"; year's
Division of Water Resourcps a t Sacramento. Sacramento. Bill recently became a Prin- trip to the South Seas some time later this
The new position \!ill give him more re- cipal Hydraulic Engineer. year. They nil1 take in the Fijis and So-
sponsibility in power matters in the offire Allen Dunn and his wife had their first c i e t y ~to start with. going by commercial
of the State Engineer. son. Gregory. in October, 1950. Paulette, routes
1925 their eldest daughter. was married i n Octo- 1936
Tracy L. AlJierton is Topographic Engi- ,
~ e r 1951, in Arcadia. Mutirice Skliir. M.S. '38, who is working
neer in the Division of Water Rei.ourrei. at 1930 for the Union Oil Company in Bakersfield,
Sacramento. H e transferred there from the A'. D. Whitman. Jr.. M.S."32, has two C O N T I N U E D O N PAGE 46
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OFFICERS
PRESIDENT . SECRETARY B O A R D O F DIRECTORS
Robert P. Sharp '34 Donald S. Clark '29 Theodore C. Coleman '26 Paul Hubay '49
Gerald P. Foster '40 Hallan N. Marsh '22
VICE-PRESIDENT TREASURER K. E. Kingman '29 William 0. Wetmore '37
John E. Sherborne '34 Henry R. Freeman '25 Donald C. Tillman '45
ALUMNI CHAPTER OFFICERS
New York Chapter: Washington, D. C., Chapter:
PRESIDENT Howard E. Baker '30 PRESIDENT ( omdr. d a r e n r e A. Burmister '25
Underwriters Labs.. Inc., 161 Sixth Ave. U. S. Coast & Geodetir SurIey
SECRETARY-TREASURER Charles R. Cutler '43
VICE-PRESIDENT Erwin Baumgarten '40 800 World Center Building
Calco Division. American Cyanide Co., Bound Brook, N. J.
SECRETARY-TREASURER S. Kendall Gold '42 Sacramento Chapter:
Texas Oil Co., Ltd., 551 Fifth Ave. PRESIDENT Fred Groat '24
California Division of Water Resources,
Public Works Building.
San Francisco Chapter: SECRETARY-TREASURER Richard Silberstein '41
Arthur A. Sauer, Consulting Structural Engineer,
PRESIDENT Jerome Kohl '40 2203 13th St.
Tracerlab, Inc., 2295 San Pablo Ave.. Berkeley
VICE-PRESIDENT Robert R. Bowles '41 Chicago Chapter:
California Research Corp., 576 Standard Are.. Richmond PRESIDENT L e v a n Griffis '37
Armour Research Foundation, 35 W. 33rd St.
SECRETARY-TREASURER Arnold L. Grossberg '42
California Research Corp., 576 Standard Ave., Richmond VICE-PRESIDENT Eben v e y '41
Illinois Institute of Technology, 3300 S. Federal St.
T h e San Francisco Chapter meets for lunch a t the SECRETARY-TREASURER Harrison Lingle '43
Fraternity Club, 345 Bush St., every Thursday. Cherry Burrell Corp., 427 W. Randolph St.
pilation of molecular microwave spectra
tables. Since 1948 he has been an associ-
ate professor of physics at Columbia Uni-
at the Office of Ordnance Research at Duke
University in Durham. North Carolina. The
survey team will make engineering analy-
versity in New York. Prior to that, he was seq and studies, establish qualitative stand-
is the new secretary-treasurer for the a member of the technical staff of the Bell ards for evaluating ordnance engineering
northern district. Pacific Section, of the Telephone Laboratories projects, and survey the inter-relationships
Society of Economic Geologists. Dare H. Scott. who works for Texaco in of departmental projects.
1938 Los Angeles, was recently elected vice An Air Transport Command navigator
Frederic H. Moore has recently been pro- president for the southern district. Pacific during World War 11. Frank has been in
moted to head up prore-i engineering de- Section, of the Society of Economic Geolo- the guided missile industry since 1946,
sign in t h e L o s Angeles office of the Re- gists. working at the Aerojet Engineering Corps
fining Engineering Department of the 1940 in Azusa. California.
Texas Company. Fred has worked for the Gordon B. Weir, MS., is appearing on 1943
Texas' Company for 14 years. television with a weather show five night-s 4,
Richard A. Sutton. M S . 37 is now with
Ralph W. Juries has been admitted to a ~ ' c e k . twice nightly, at 6:15 and 1 1 : l O the Creole Petroleum Corporation in
partnership in Booz, Allen and Hamilton. p.m., on KECA-TV, Channel 7. This, Gor- Venezuela. In a letter written recently to
Management Consultants. He will continue don says, puts him in competition with Prof. R. L. Daugherty, Dick reported:
to make his headquarters in Los Angeleq, Beany. At present he is "on a sustaining "So far my four years in Venezuela have
to s e n e the expanded West Coast busine"-. basis. but since he's looking for a sponsor, been enjoyable. We live in congenial
of his firm. After graduating from Tech all fan mail will he gratefully rereived. ramps. the job experience is definitel!
Ralph went to work as an engineer for the 1941 \aried (I'm acting as an electrical engineel
Byron Jackbun Company. Later he became Bob Galeski. who works for the Honolulu at preqent and have even been a pile dri\er
rhief engineer and viork-s manager of the Oil Company in Bakersfield, has been foreman). the pay is high. the income ta\
St. Pan1 (Minnesota) Engineering and named vice president for the northern dis- is low (2.2% last year), and the country
Manufacturing Company. He was also en- trict, Pacific Section, of the Society of and customs are interesting.
on engineering projects for the Economic Geologists. "Venezuela has some interesting laws.
Army, the Navy and Caltech. He has been J o h n H. Carr. M.S. '43, and his wife an- One of them pertains to the 'utilidadu.' It
v i t h Booz. Allen and Hamilton since 1947. nounced the arrival of John Andrew Carr is a profit-sharing plan for the employees
1939 on March 15. 1952. John is working as a which amounts to two months extra pay
Charles H. Towne.~ Ph.D.. is now a section chief at the Hydro Lab in Azusa. each year. Also. if a worker is laid off,
physicist-consultant for the National Bu- 1942 he is paid a minimum of 30 days pay for
reau of Standards in Washin~ton. D. C.. Frank A. Fleck is chief of a three-man each year of servirr."
nhere he recently collaborated on a com- Ordnance Engineering Surveillance Team Dick will be leaving Venezuela this.
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Pasadena, where he received a five-year of the supply zone into Germany. He quit giving a course in elementary chemistry to
pin on February 2. The Davises have two his job as an industrial engineer in Cali- a group of mechanic" at Caltech's Jet
Mys, aged 2 and 5. and live in Monrovia. forma and went to Europe with the Propulsion Laboratory. The group meets
Bob reports he still likes to ski, tinker thought of traveling *for a year-but soon once a neek. on Tuesday evenings, at
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1-liurch choir. He just sold his classic 1933 he can travel and get paid for it! clasfles in basic physics and mathematics
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Ll. Ralph M . Willits. who was called a boy named Arthur Dennis. Neville also hi- Ph.D. from the Uniiersity of Minnesota
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the destroyer ewort. D. A . Munro. now in Consenation District of Santa Paula. The Lt, Fremont E. Reichwein is a gunners
Korean waters. His wife, Nancy. and his project consists of the location, design and officer assigned to the U.S.S. Mt. Katmai.
21-month-old daughter, Kathleen. are wait- construction of one or two fairly large an ammunition ship now en route to Korea.
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on March 31. of a son, Donald Robert, last December 15. CONTINUED O N PAGE 48
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sion to the California Bar. was recalled to
the Air Forces. He now serve- as an In-
spector General with the Western Air Pro-
curement District. stationed in Los Angeles.
His particular field is inspection of con-
tractual relationships in Air Force prociirc-
ment. When he i> released in Ortober.
1952. Don hope- to lirartice lav in Pasa-
dena. He is currently l i v i n g i n Sierra
Madre. and is still sinsle.
Peter .Sw?rli^g is at preqent employed
half-time at the Rand Corporation in Santa
Monica. and is also vorking for a Ph.D.
in inath at U.C.L.A.
Lt. James T. Rostron. M.S., was recalled
to active Naval service in the Civil Engi-
neer Corps in June. 1951. H e is attached
to the District Publir Works Office in Ko-
diak, Alaska. Jim is resident officer in
1.1iarge of construction for a 555 million
dollar contract involving construction of
new transmitter facilities, Taxiway exten-
-ion. and Kodiak road relocation.
Thomas H. Hamilton married Margarct
L. Upson in 1948 and now has three chi1-
dren-Sally Louise, Susan Margaret. and
Carolyn Nancy. Until September of 1951.
Tom worked as a chemical engineer with
The Texas Company. H e is now a coding
tower engineer ~ v i t hthe Fluor Corporation
in Los Angeles.
Dennis V. Long is now Lt. ( j . ~ . l in the
Navy Civil Engineer Corps and is stationed
A at Davisville. Rhode Island. where he is
June 4 Annual Meeting the assistant ^erurity officer.
Date to come Family Day John F . Ko&telfir I\ rite's that on Mai ch
13, 1952, he receded another income tax
deduction-a haby girl. The scoie nott
SWIMMING stands at an even ration of one boy. one
Fri. Apr. 18 Caltech (Vars. & JV) and Whittier
a t PCC
Fri. Apr. 2 5 Caltech (Vars. & JV) a t Occidental 1950
Wed. Apr. 3 0
Don Smothers was married on April 5.
Caltech (Vars. & JV) and Redlands a t PCC
H e plans to enter U.C.L.A. in the fall to
TRACK study for a Ph.D. in organic chemistry.
Sat. Apr. 1 2 interclass Meet Bruce Robinson and his wife Joan an-
Sat. Apr. 19 Caltech, Redlands, Occidental (Vars. & JV) a t Occidental nounced the arri\al of a daughter. Mai-
Sat. Apr. 2 6 Pomona (Vars. & JV) a t Caltech garet Carol, 011 January 22, 1952
Joe Birman M.S.. announced the birth
TENNIS BASEBALL oÂ a son, DaGd, last December 22.
Wed. Apr. 16 Whittier a t Caltech Tue. Apr. 8 Nazarenes a t Caltech Piilium C. Ciilbertson is vorking for the
(JV) Caltech a t Whittier
Sat. Apr. 12 Caltech a t Whittier U. S Geological S u n e ; at Mile< City,
Sat. Apr. 19 O x y a t Caltech
Montana. He spent the last field season
Sat. Apr. 2 6 P ~ m o n a(JV) a t Caltech A ~ r .1 4 E.L.A.J.C. at ~ a l t e c h
mapping strippable coal deposits in eastern
Loyola at Caltech Tue. Apr. 1 5 L.A. State at Caltech
Wed. Apr. 3 0 Caltech a t Chapman Sat. Apr. 19 Caltech a t Redlands Harold Slelten. M S . , is at No1 th Ameri-
GOLF Sat. Apr. 2 6 Chapman at Caltech can Aviation in the Atomic Eneipy Re-
Fri. Apr. 18 Caltech, Whittier, and Tue' Apr' 2 9 ca'tech
Pomona a t Montebello Wed. Apr. 3 0 Whittier at Coltech 1951
Tilliani B. Roberta. M . S , is employed
FRIDAY EVENING DEMONSTRATION LECTURES 111 Shell Oil Company as a &eologist. He's
7:30 P.M. 201 BRIDGE- working in the Great Basin legion. v ~ t h
Apr. 18 "Stellar Spectroscopy" by Dr. A. J. Deutsch headquai ters at Ely, Nev ada.
Apr. 25 "Cosmic Rays" by Prof. E. W. Cowan Stephen Pardee is working for h i 4 1 . S .
May 2 "Frequency Effects in Electric Power Applications" by Prof. F. W. Maxstadt ill electrical engineering at Caltech on a