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the humor--a very moving and inspiring event." As a postcript, Claude made a trip to Los Angeles in August and telephoned me; we were able to get together for an evening, and had some preliminary discussions concerning the 15th reunion. Claude is still chief engineer for Air Research Associates, and makes frequent trips around the country and to different parts of hte world. 

George Brooks, who has been ordained a Unitarian minister, was married to Miss Priscilla Alden Jones of Boston this year. He is pastor of the Adams Memorial Unitarian Church at Dunkirk, N.Y.... Also earlier this year, Bill McClelland of Norwalk, Conn., was named by Secretary of Commerce Luther Hodges to a seven-week trade mission in Germany. Bill is an official of IBM, in Norwalk; he is married to the former Katharine Hickman of New Orleans; and they have three children.... In the Boston Traveler, there was a recent article concerning Hilmi Arslan, one of the two engineers who developed the Sanborn-Frommer cell counter. This is a machine to take blood cell count within 25 seconds, by optical-electronic means.... Rufe Franklin, who has been an assistant patent attorney for the Behr, Manning Division of the Norton Company, has been appointed a patent attorney by the Norton Company. Rufe obtained his law degree from George Washington University, and spent some time at the U.S. Patent office in Washington before joining Behr-Manning. Previous to his appointment, he was in the Behr-Manning offices in Troy, N.Y.... At Hartford, Conn., Dr. Paul Bock has been appointed senior research scientist at the Travelers Research Center. Dr. Bock's previous position was at the University of Delaware, where he was associate professor of civil engineering. Prior to that, he was with the Pennsylvania Water and Power Company, assisting in hydrologic investigation of the Susquehanna River basin.... Also, from the Hartford area, we have received a clipping concerning Ed Kane, who is now president of the National Sherardizing and Machine Company; Ed's company does electro-plating, chemical metal conditioning, finishing and other operations in the metals field. Ed is a past president of the M.I.T. CLub of Hartford, and has been a sometimes informant for this correspondent.... We have also received news concerning one of our graduates with whom we had lost touch, Burt Lasko. He received his master of engineering administration from Washington University in St. Louis in June of this year; congratulations.... Warren Spear has been appointed manager of Foundry Engineering and Metallurgy for Mack Trucks in Plainfield, N.J. In this new position, Warren will provide technical foundry assistance to and act as liaison between supplier foundries and operating departments responsible for planning, developing, and coordinating Mack's casting requirements. Warren is a graduate in Course III.... Dick Mooney, Course X, has been elected president of the Chemical Industry Association in New York City. Dick, who is president of the Corprex Chemical Company, a chemical sales and consulting firm in Bernardsville, N.J., presently lives in New York, is married, and has two children, both girls.

On the West Coast, Winnie Bennett is presently doing research work at the University of California in Berkeley.... In the San Francisco area, Virginia Ferguson Hildebrand and her three children are living on campus at Standford University at Palo Alto.... Don Thomsen wrote a rather formal note to The Technology Review earlier this this year, concerning the arrival of their daughter, Melinda Rollins Thomsen, in February. Belated congratulations, Don!... Mark Dickson, president of the Morris and Dickson Company of Shreveport, La., was ordained in August to the Sacred Order of Deacons as a perpetual deacon in the Episcopal Church. As a perpetual deacon he remains in his secular employment while serving his parish in a part-time ministry. Even though Mark had not attended a theological seminary, his ordination was authorized by the Church under a provision which permits laymen to study privately for the ministry. He was, however, required to pass the same examination as seminary graduates. He has been studying privately for the last six years.... At Alumni Day in June, the following members of the class were present: Claude Brenner, Mort Loewenthal, Mary Phillips, J. Laurence Powell, Jack Rizika, Irving and Mrs. Schwarz. Falling so closely behind the Centennial Celebration, a small turnout of our class was anticipated; however, look to June of 1962 - it's for you! - Arthur Schwartz, Secretary, 8355 Blackburn Avenue, Los Angeles 48, Calif.

Progress has not passed by our class. The following are items from the summer press: Fred C. Bailey of Lexington, Mass., has been elected president of Lessells and Associates, Inc., a Boston engineering firm.... Arnold H. Smith of Westfield has been named director of quality assurance of the Lockheed Electronics Company. Arnold will be responsible for the quality and reliability of equipment manufactured by the Military Systems Division.... Recently named president of the American Society for Quality Control is Dr. Armand V. Feigenbaum of New York City, a former General Electric Company employee. The organization's activities include quality control engineering, research and development, and product engineering.... Nicholas DeWolf of Boston, president of Teradyne, Inc., is building a transistor tester that will last ten years, which is quite an improvement over the unreliable testers of today.... Announcement was recently made of the promotion of Philip R. Marsilius to second vice-president of the American Society of Tool and Manufacturing Engineers.... Promoted to the position of associate professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of Troy, N.Y., is Dr. Tseng Yeh Chow.... Charles W. Adams has been appointed president of the electronic data processing firm of Charles W. Adams Associates, Inc., in Bedford, Mass.... Winner of the Best Paper Award at the American Chemical Society Division of Rubber Chemistry in Louisville, Ky., was Robert Murray of Wilmington, Del.... Dr. Roy Amara of Menlo Park, Calif., has been appointed manager of the General Systems Department of the Stanford Research Institute's Engineering Sciences Division.... David A. Finnegan of East Greenwich, R.I., has been named production coordinator for Photek, Inc., a Textron subsidiary in Providence. His duties will be in the photocopying materials and equipment field.... Leroy W. Janson of Pennsylvania has been appointed vice-president in charge of manufacturing and engineering at Sprague and Henwood, Inc., Scranton, Pa.... Dr. Lyman W. Morgan of Baytown, Texas, has recently joined the Humble Oil and Refining Company.

This month's news is practically all career information, a result of our dependence on the clipping service. Consequently, I issue the annual plea for postcards and letters with some personal news.--Richard H. Harris, Secretary, 26 South Street, Grafton, Mass.; Harry G. Jones, Assistant Secretary, 94 Oregon Avenue, Bronxville 8, N.Y.; Herbert Kindler, Assistant Secretary, 128 Elatan Drive, Pittsburgh 16, Pa.; Robert R. Mott, Assistant Secretary, Box 113, Hebron, Maine.

It hardly seems possible that the tenth reunion is more than two years gone by and that I am starting Year Three of my tour as class secretary. May I ask your help in this noble endeavor? Do not just sit there; get out, make news, and tell me about it.... Our class attendance at Alumni Day on June 12 was small this year (due in part to the Centennial affair on April 8 which was well attended). Those who represented us were: A. W. Bigus, W. R. Bohlman, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. J. Di Mascio, E. W. Eames, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Lynn, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Millard.

A news release in the Dorchester Citizen provides the information that Herbert L. Spivack (S.B. '49, Course X) is president of the Metachem Resins Corporation of Cranston, R.I.... Another release, from the Anaconda Wire and Cable Co., reports a speech made by Frederic B. Krafft (S.B. '49, Course XV) at the annual meeting of the Wire Machinery Manufacturers Assn. in New York City on May 1.... From Philco comes word that John J. McCartin (S.B. '49, Course XV) was appointed to the newly created position of semiconductor sales-administration manager at Philco Corporation's Lansdale Division.... A belated announcement notes that Sidney C. Howell was appointed General Sales Manager for the Weatherhead Company in Cleveland.

We are starting a new feature this year - a series of biographies of classmates who, for one reason or another, seem to have pasts sufficiently checkered to be of interest to classmates. Russ Cox has arranged

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