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Incidentally, Percy is also one of my best correspondents. Back in 1957 while in Connecticut vising my son and his family, I read in the house organ Electric Boat an article based on the "Mystic Seaport Guide" of the Marine Historical Association, Inc. As it contained much of interest about the Greenman Brothers Shipyard, site of the Mystic Maritime Museum, I copied part of the article and intended on some later visit to telephone to, and perhaps call on, Miss Elizabeth Greenman who has always been listed with our class, although she was with us only sophomore year as a graduate student. Alas, that telephone call was never made and it was painfully recalled when in February at a meeting of the Wellesley Historical Society I chatted with the guest speaker, Edouard A. Stackpole, who is Curator of Mystic Seaport and learned that MIss Greenman had died just a few weeks before. She was born in Mystic April 22, 1870, and died at her home there on January 18 in her 91st year. She had been baptized as a young girl in the "Aloha" meeting house which had been built in 1851 by her farther and his brothers, and in 1955 moved to its present location in the Seaport. Miss Greenman was evidently among the "top ten" in school, for she attended Wellesley College, graduated in 1892, and for the next 45 years taught school in the Boston area, at Boston Latin and various elementary schools, retiring to her old home in Mystic in 1938. While teaching she did postgraduate work at the University of Chicago, and at M.I.T. in 1896 and '97 and in 1903 and '04, in both Course V and Course VIII, I believe. In her younger years Miss Greenman had been active in the League of Women Voters. A long and truly useful, helpful, life!...In June notes I should be able to tell you who expects to attend the reunion, with some news perhaps from those who will not.-Edward B. Rowe, Secretary-Treasurer, 11 Cushing Road, Wellesley Hills 81, Mass '07 I wrote Phelps Swett at the time of Gene Potter's death and had a fine letter in reply. I quote one paragraph: "Gene was my closet friend during my four years at Tech, both of us being in the same course and always sitting together unless we were seated alphabetically. He was one of Professor Swain's casualties at the end of his senior year and had to return to Tech in the fall of '07 to satisfy a few credits for graduation. Previous to most of our annual class reunions I got in touch with him to see if would go to the '07 reunion, and often he would plan on it and finally write that he could not make it." The Alumni Office notified me of the death of Jesse R. Clark, Course II, on November 19, 1960. I find noted on his record card that he was a non-associate and for many years was sales manager for the Revere Sugar Refining Company, with an office in Boston. His home address was 28 River Road, Annisquam, Mass.... I have recently received a note from Mrs. John H. Link saying she would like to give a Senior Portfolio and an '07 Technique that John owned to some member of the class. If any of the '07 men would like one, or both, of these books, please write me. First come, first served.... Did you notice "M.I.T. - The Greatest School of its Kind" on the cover of Fortune for February? The article is worth reading. - Phil walker, Secretary and Treasurer, 18 Summit Street, Whitinsville, Mass; Gardner S. Gould, Assistant Secretary, 409 Highland Street, Newtownville 60, Mass. '08 Our third dinner meeting of the 1960-61 season was held at the M.I.T Faculty Club on Wednesday, March 8. In spite of the raw and threatening weather the following faithful showed up: Bunny Ames, Bill Booth, Nick Carter, Myron Davis, Leslie Ellis, Sam Hatch and Paul Norton. Our guests were Mesdames Ames, Davis, Ellis, Hatch and Norton. There was the usual Wednesday evening crowd in the Cocktail Lounge, but we managed to capture our regular two tables so we could all sit together while enjoying our favorite appetizers. Joe Wattles wrote from Florida that he and Eudora were enjoying themselves. They had 70 to 80 degree weather with tomatoes and strawberries ready to pick in the garden.... The Sewells couldn't come, as May had just returned from a visit to the Deaconess Hospital....The Freethys were at West Dennis on the Cape; Town Meeting doings, I imagine. After cocktails we adjourned to the private dining room for the fine dinner provided by our host, Mr. Morrison. As it had begun to snow we started home fairly early. Our fourth and final dinner meeting will come on Wednesday, May 10 at the M.I.T. Faculty Club. Try to join us. Ray and Blanche Drake celebrated their 50th Anniversary in March. The congratulations of '08 to them both.... We are sorry to report the death of Ben Bullard at his home in Garden City, Kansas, on February 2.... We also must report that of Gus Weiler at his home in West Chester, Pa., on February 16. - H. Leston Carter, Secretary, 14 Rosslyn Road, Waban 68, Mass.; Leslie B. Ellis, Treasurer and Assistant Secretary, 230 Melrose Street, Melrose 76, Mass. '09 In the March Review we reported that Helen Longyear Paul left a $1,000 insurance policy payable to 1909 Scholarship Fund. This was the amount stated by the executor H. L. Tibbetts. The actual amount which has been received is $1,446.78. The following letter from Salvador E. Altamirano, VI, dated January 3, 1961, was sent from New York to the Institute: "I went to Boston this weekend after 50 years and found every office in M.I.T. closed and to my regret I found no traces of the old building in Boylston Street where I studied. Thanking you in advance would be greatly obliged to you for sending me a list of my class of 1909 as I desire to know the names of those still living and their addresses." Fred G. Lehmann, '51, Assistant Secretary of the Alumni Association, answered it as follows: "I imagine you were surprised on coming to Boston last week to find that none of the M.I.T. buildings are left in the old Boston location. While there you might have noticed the building which now houses the Bonwit Teller store. I suppose you know that this building was formerly the Museum of Natural History. The Rogers Building was, of course, adjacent to it. The buildings of the New England Mutual Life Insurance Company now occupy the land that was formerly occupied by M.I.T. Although we cannot readily give a list of all the present living members of the Class of 1909, I am taking the liberty of sending a copy of this note to Mr. Chester L. Dawes who is your class secretary. I am also sending your original letter to him. Perhaps the two of you will be in correspondence." We in Course VI knew Alty, as we called him, very well and were very fond of him. He often invited some of us to dances given by a Latin American club and it was a real pleasure to meet the pretty senoritas. He came from Mexico City and performed his thesis with the late Delos Haynes on electric street cars. In later years we have written Alty asking for informationa about himself for class notes but have never had a reply. Our records show that he was in Uruguay in 1937. Delos saw him in 1938 and stated that he was in the diplomatic service in South American countries and could be reached through the Department of State, Mexico City. In 1943 Delos advised us that Alty's address was Buenos Aires. We have written to Alty again asking for information about himself and sending him a photostat of one of the Fiftieth Anniversary list of names with addresses. We also told him that he reminded us of Rip Van Winkle except that Rip's time was only 20 years, not 50. We certainly hope to hear from him. In the April Review we reported the death of Daniel Belcher, II. Mrs. Belcher has sent us another clipping relative to her husband which gave essentially the same information which was stated in the class notes. She added: "Thank you very much for your letter and your kind expression of sympathy." ... Edward I. Ryerson, I, the now-retired chairman of the Inland Steel Company, presented a paper, "Russian Management and Technology," at the meeting of the Chicago Section of the Institute of Radio Engineers held in Chicago last February. The paper is based on some of his observations of Russia where he went in 1958 as head of a 19-man delegation of American steel and iron-ore mining specialists. Edward has been awarded a number of citations for his devotion to the causes of humanity, and in May, 1951, the American 64 THE TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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