les that he is still Building Maintenance ing for Bausch & Lomb. H e was recently
PERSONALS Engineer for the Southern California Gas
transferred into the thin films and inter-
ference filter department however, where
1939 he is now free to devote aln~ost all of
R. K. Pbnd writes that he is keeping his time to research problems of his own
busy with programs and arrangements as choosing.
President this year of the New York Marion E. Hines has been a member
1921 Alumni Association. The Ponds bought of the technical staff at Bell Laboratories
Edward L. Champion, Vice President of an old home with a beautiful half-acre since September 1946, where he works on
Gibbs & Hill, Inc., consulting engineers, lot in Fanwood, New Jersey, last year vacuum tube development. Thc depart-
was transferred from the firm's New York and are having a big time with improve- ment moved into the new laboratory at
oflice to Los Angeles, to assume direction ments inside and out. They have two Murray Hill, N. J. last bummer. Marion
of the company's western activities on daughters, one 8%, and one 2%. was remarried in 1947, and ha5 a boil,
January 1. He is living in Pasadena again, 1940 Sheldon, born August 5, 1949.
and looking forward to renewing old Robert L. Wells, M S . , has been work- 1941
acquaintances. ing with the Westinghouse Electric Co. Gil Jones, of Richmond, Va. writcb
1922 in Pennsylvania since his graduation from that he is still working for Stone and
Clyde Keith, after fifteen years in mo- Tech. He is manager of the Design and Webster in Virginia on power station con
tion picture sound recording work for Project Section in the Aviation Gas Tur- struction projects, and is now certified in
Electrical Research Products, Inc., and bine Division of the Engineering Depart- both electrical and structural engineer-
the E. R. P. Division of Western Electric ment, and says that "several of the newer ing. He is hoping to see a lot of his
Co. in N. Y., is now employed by Bell Navy fighters are powered by our turbo classmates at the 10th class reunion this
Telephone Laboratories at Murray Hill, jet engines." Bob's family includes Heidi, year.
N. J. Clyde is the retiring Editorial Vice 2, and Charles, 3 months. Homer Jacobson is teaching chemistry
President of the Society of Motion Pic- Herbert Sargent, M.S. '44, went to at Brooklyn College, and is doing research
ture and Television Engineers. work for the California Research Corp. on the application of information theory
1925 (Standard Oil of Calif.) in Richmond to biological receptors, and to linguistic
V . Douglas Sellers of Pasadena, has last October, after being with the U. S. comn~unication. He'd like to hear from
been appointed public information chair- Rubber Company in New Jersey for the any Techmen in the same field.
man of the local 1951 Red Cross Fund past five years. The Sargents have a 1942
Appeal. two-year-old daughter. Ker~rzeth Urbach is now in the Instiu-
1927 Ludwig Epstein, M.S. '41, writes from ment Engineering Department of the Allen
Dick Mendenlzull, Ph.D., writes from Rochester, N. Y., where he is still work- B. DuMont Laboratories in Clifton, N. J.
Summit, New Jersey, that he is now select-
ing instruction, studying text materials,
and acting, in general, as a Dean for
the Communication Development Train-
ing program for new engineers at the partners in creating
George E. Moore, also of Summit, N. K & E drafting instruments, equipment and materials
I., has been with the Bell Laboratories have been partners of leading engineers for 81 years
since his graduation from Tech. H e has in shaping the modern world. So extensively are these
been working on Physics Research since products used by successful men, it i s self-evident that
the war, and before that, on vacuum tube K & E has played a part in the completion of nearly
development. George has three children,
Kathleen, 15; Stephen, 1 3 ; and John, 11.
Gene Riggs writes from Rivera, Calif.,
that he is now engineer for the Downey
High School District, and besides inspect-
ing the construction of two new junior
high scl~ools, he supervises all mainten-
ance, janitor work, and the operation of
Paul M. Terry recently became a Vice
President of C F Bran11 & Company of
Alhainbra, after twenty one years of wr-
vice. He started as a surveyor in field
operations, headed up the design depart-
ment for many years, and then the per-
sonnel and publicity functions. Paul has
a daughter, Phyllis, at Stanford, and a
two-ycar-old son, Steve.
Francis G. Tracy, Jr., writes from Carls-
bad, New Mexico, that he is on the Board
of Directors for the Carlsbad Irrigation KEUFFEL & ESSER CO.
District, is a self-employed farmer, and ES7. Le67
the father of five children-3 boys, and N E W YORK HOBOKEN, N. 1.
Chicago St. Louis Detroit
2 girls. San Francisco 10s Angeles Montreal
John T. Curtdyou writes from Los Ange-
Wolfgang Panofsky, Ph.D., will join at-Fort Knox, Kentucky, where he is now search gioup in the joint ORNL-NEPA
the Stanford faculty as Professor of instructing in map reading, field engineer- Accelerator Laboratory which is now be-
Physics on July 1. He was director of an ing, and armored engineer support a t ing activated. The Van de Graaff Electra-
Office of Scientific Research and Deve1011- the Armored School. static Accelerator, built by t h e High
ment project from 1942-45, and since John Seagrave, M.S. '48, will' be married Voltage Engineering Corporation of Cam-
then he has been with the Radiation to Sara Hull Gibson, of Seattle, Wash., bridge, Mass., will be set up there dur-
~aborator~ and Physics Department of next summer. John holds a lieutenant ing the next three months. Conway says
the University of California at Berkeley. Ij.g.) commission in the USNR. the machine is the first of its kind to
1944 James L. McCarthy, formerly with the operate in excess of five million volte,
Lean Green. Jr.. M.S. '4,7, recently be- Bureau of Reclamation at Great Falls, and it is expected to be turning out
came engaged to Miss Eleanor Samuels Montana, is now with the Arabian Ameri- nuclear data next hummer.
of Covina, California. can Oil Company at Dhahran, Saudi 1949
William Anderson Tookey and Nancy Arabia. Robert H. Blaker, Ph.D., formerly of
Dowling of an Marina were married on 1947 Blue Sulphur Springs, W. Va., had a
December 19. After graduation from Tech, Barton Crumly, M.S. '49, was married year of postdoctoral work a t the Uni-
Bill went on to get a law degree from to Rohyn Hatch in West Hollywood last versity of Liverpool in England, and is
U.S.C. August. He's now at Stanford-as he was now in the Organic Chemicals Depart-
Robert C . McAnlis writes from Lorn- last year-working on his Ph.D. This year, ment at Jackson Laboratory, Deepwater
[JOC,where he is doing dust control work hy the way, he holds a Gerard Swope Point, N. J.
at the Johns-Manville plant. Bob has two Fellowship from the General Electric James A. M c l n t o d writes from Great
daughters-Kaley Kathleen, 2 ; and Bar- Company. Notch, N. J., that a daughter, Susan
bara Lynn, born last November. 1948 Marie, was boin last March.
Ralph Babcock Pastoriza, received his William E. Smyth writes from Fort Dix, Dick Boera, MS., writes from the snowy
Bachelor of Laws degree from George N. I., that he is not pleased to announce East that he, an engineer, is prospering
Washington University, i n Washington, D. that he has become a member of the in his own restaurant business on Staten
C., on November 11. ' United States Army pursuant to the selec- Island. He wants to pass the word along
1946 tive service. to all you industrial slaves that there's;
Major John W. Barnes has had a Lewis A. Robinson has been with the nothing quite like being your own boss-
variety of assignments since he received Research & Development Laboratories of no matter what the job.
his M.S. at Tech. Until the summer of the Socony-Vacuum Oil Co. at Paulsboro, 1950
1947 he was Chief of the Demolitions N. J., since leaving Tech. He is, at Vie van Lint is a graduate assistant in
Branch of the Engineer Research and De- present, assigned to the Process Develo1~- Physics here at Tech, with the pleasure
velopment Laboratories at Fort Belvoir, ment Section, and concerned with thermo- of guiding some freshmen through MRW.
Va. The following year he attended the for catalytic cracking engineering studies. Vic was married last summer.
Advanced Engineer Officer Course a t Bel- The Robinsons are expecting their first A. E. L a r ~ h ,Jr., writes that his class-
voir, then served a year at Fort Churchill family addition in June. mates from Fleming might be happy to
in Manitoba, Canada-where he com- Conway W . 'Snyder, Ph.D. '48, writes know that he has become engaged to
manded the Engineer Test Detachment -
from Oak Ridge. Tenn.. that h e is em- Connie Wille "after all these years". Connie
and supervised Arctic testing of military ployed as a Senior Physicist by the NEPA is now a senior at the University of Cali-
engineer equipment. He returned to the Division of the Fairchild Engine and Air- fornia in Berkeley, where Al works in
U. S. in August 1949, and was assigned plane Corporation, and will head the re- the Radiation Laboratory.
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