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i i 1 r ilv V 1r MILITARY A C A D E M Y This is the Spirit of est Point ...the American Ideal Our Alma Mater, through the strife, Where DUTY should be sought,, Renew our strength, Inspire our hearts. To serve as you have taught. And v e, your sons, what e ' er befall. Will find your spirit true. With mother love o ' er flowing all. Who good and truth pursue. Our fathers, daring all the world, Stamped tyranny with shame. Raised Freedom to the sight of man. Gave Liberty its name. And we, embattled in resolve, To guard their gift divine. Will fight the fight with all our might God ' s standard to enshrine. Our nation shall not look in vain. As long as HONOR lives. To find in us the strength of soul Our Alma Mater gives. We sing in praise her noble aims, Full-toned her virtues ring! We ask Thy blessing on WEST POINT, Almighty God, our King. Our land is fair, our COUNTRY proud. Our Nation ' s heart is pure; Its flag, unblemished, flings the call. That Liberty endure. We pledge our hopes, our faith, our lives, That Freedom shall not die — We pray Thy guidance, strength, and grace. Almighty God on High. ' eS3 •aav A In congress? U ' _ _ :» u) ' " iXflkc- ' " (••I ' lh.-ti ' .m ' s - v ' . c- .■:. ' t;::::. " ' j; J. --_ •■ 1 ■S B : r ' ' W ' +♦ " ' , j 7 1 1 ii ( iicaled to the Graduates of the Military Academy who gave their lives for America, ' ' Our nation shall not look in vain, As long as Honor lives, To find in us the strength of soul Our Alma Mater gives ' 9 HONORABLE HARRY S. TRUMA COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF HONORABLE LOUIS A.JOHNSON Secretary of National Defense m HONORABLE FRANK D. PACE, JR. Secretary of the Army HONORABLE THOMAS K. FINLETTER Secretary of the Air Force - - - ' " w - %m HALL iJS ' i ' gUBBw r Jec. ' ■■ ■Bb ...s CLOCK TOWER t ' = .- !» " . " F Ti W_; ■ . ; ,, i m. MV] i ' lm- ■ ' ■ ' ' BBsHi J ' •. ' ■■ ' " ' " " " .i-:- " " ■■■■ " • . ;_ v» •i .! . . " i ; s.T -; ,. • i M A -k ■M - lL.!.. r-t ' V. f . - ■ V DELAFIELD fe: ' :. : ROY E. LOUNSBURY, Editor dmmistraiion ' Our fathers, daring all the world, Stamped tyranny with shame, Raised Freedom to the sight of man. Gave Liberty its name ' 776 . . . Washington . . . Tyranny ...the Nation ' s birth . . . Valley Forge . . . Liberty g ' —jWjf H WK-i ! in erty mm Major General Bryant E. Moore, U. S. A. SUPERINTENDENT 21 DEAN Brigadier General Harris Joines, U. S. A. Colonel Paul D. Harkins, Cav. COMMANDANT 22 COMMANDANT ' S STAFF SUPERINTENDENT ' S STAFF TED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY BAND TACTICAL OFFICERS First Regiment TACTICAL OFFICERS Second Regiment DEPARTMENT OF TACTICS BRIGAOE HEAOQUARTERS STAFF PHYSICAL EOOCATION MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY AND LEADERSHIP 24 25 LIf . I FRENCH ' M- 26 SPANISH PORTUGUESE GERMAN FOREIGN LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT STAFF I II I RUSSIAN PHYSICS CHEMISTRY ELECTRICITY MECHANICS SOCIAL SCIENCES S-ii,i ««,}j1(wwr H- SOCIAL SCIENCES 27 LAW ORDNANCE ILITARY ART AND ENGINEERING- HISTORY OF MILITARY ART ILITARY ART AND ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT STAFF MILITARY ART AND ENGINEERING ENGINEERING ROBERT W. EASTMAN, Editor JAMES R. PIERCE, JR., Class Historian ' ' And we, embattled in resolve, To guard their gift divine, Will fight the fight with all our might God ' s standard to enshrine. " 1812 ... Madison. . . . Invasion . . . First Defense of Our Nation . . . Burning of the White House . . . Prosperity ' 50 StcmtA Out. . . or e caim € ' CO " , ' i i ■5- 36 .JifeL ' " jt fc- ai . UT lijur ui L Jruni lUsuitcr At last! Our first trip into the outside world! e watched the Rabble run over Dukes Blue Devils, and then enjoyed eight full, free hours in the Big City. The best rally, by far, was the one which featured Bing Crosby ' s famous golf partner. With spirits high we again left for the Big City. For 60 endless minutes the battle of the century raged up and down ankee Sta- dium as the Big Rabble tried to carry the ball into the end zone — but to no avail. The Class of 50 still has nightmares about our first Navy game. We won ' t forget that savage, determined goal line stand which gave us the victory. When the Army Mule balks, he can ' t be moved! Fruits of victory The half time stretch 37 A fond farewell llurCoi ;.llllfllt» ' The upperclasses left on furlough — but " not before all the yearlings received their annual showers — and 50 ' s chin came out The feninies started to arrive and the festivities began. In spite of our lack dancing practice, the hops were always a huge success. For the rugged outdoor type cadet and drag, skiing provided a pleasant afternoon ' s entertainment. Some of our classmates preferred to recuperate from their hard fought battles with the Academic Dept., the T. D. and upperclasses, by spend- ' ' ((iifii pie ' .;. !:C ijV- --IP . Bui slie hud a good personalUy 1 . f f ' " fionj g tlie long winter afternoons in hiberna- •■ ' i ' eii ill, on. Our Confederate classmates competed " I came (I, r g ' ory in the Southern Sweepstakes. The ' ' and il ighlight of Plebe Christmas was the New ear ' s Eve hop — General and Mrs. Taylor sceived, Mr. Hamel saw that there was lenty of ice cream and cookies on hand, nd the Tactical Dept., out of the goodness f their heart, allowed a few minutes of ancing in the dark during Army Blue. And lO our pleasant dreams ended. Yearlings, lows and Firsties returned the next day. our lact ' re aluavs ' ililooriip ' a plea me of Tale Iroj Bill ivheelin ' Atmosph Dressvil fit Uf qinH Gloom It wasn ' t long before 50 settled down for the (ilooni period. Winter winds swept across the Area and chilled tired Plebes struggling through the snow to ranks, to classes, and to the Gym. The monotony was broken only bv weekend movies, ath- letic events, and all-too-infrequent sessions of sack time. a Plebe, a sure sign of Spring is the terrible shock of the annual Spring Buck- up. But things looked brighter because the end was in sight. Spring Vacation brought another hop, and melting snows opened the trail to Fort Put. Intermurder, F.D. pa- rades, and WGR ' s kept everyone busy until June Week. 40 Aren ' t tlicv piptty? »T1 r r •V : rr I RECOGNITION During June Week, as Firsties, Cows, and Yearlings made the daily trek to Dela- puddle with bathing suits in hand, we trekked off to the golf course with buckets in hand. Rocks were in season and we were chosen to pick them. Moving packing boxes and foot lockers from one trunk room to another helped to keep us in top physical condition. One of the sadder moments of June Week occurred when the " Turnout " list was read from the poopdeck while we were engaged in cleaning up the Mess Hall. Besides these pleasant activities, F.D. pa- rades with their accompanying storms, so- cial visits to our squad leader ' s room, and barracks guard occupied the remainder of our time. When one of our more audacious classmates sounded off with. " Sir, there are five minutes until all this stuff comes to a screeching halt. The uniform is the same as it ' s been all week, " we knew that Plebe year was over. So near and yet so far! ' Gla(I tit knon ' voii ntv name i 42 news " « " " « «fa,- ' " fieotf, - ' firing „f ' " »e 9« . ' ' " Wo, ,1. or ife can be beautiful Daie connects CAMP Just relaxing A Summer on the Riviera could not com- pare with the eight weeks at Camp Buck- ner. There was one catch — they expected us to work part of the day. But when the work was done there was a rush to participate in the many activities — afternoons on the beach, concerts at Chapel Point, and picnics around the lake. In addition, all-white hops were held every weekend. The work itself was interesting. We soon learned to put up a good bridge. While the hives figured the stress and strain, the goats by practical work figured out how many sleeping cadets the bridge would hold. We gained a working knowledge of the Field Artillery. To be sure, the Queen of Battles was not forgotten. We charged enemy villages, and strived to make expert on the range. We found out the horse Cavalry was still a part of the Army, and the Quartermaster Corps was all home- made ice cream and one-day laundries. Biickner Countrv Club 44 ■.is BUCKNER and ' uii. ill llie OLD .trim 45 46 %Jt More yet? Classes bet an and with it the usual battle for tenths. But durinf]; (lie lall. " Beyond Glory " was filmed, partly at least, in Cen- tral Area, and always crowds of curious cadets could be found telling Allan Ladd what Plebe ear was really like. After Hollywood had gone, we settled down into the old routine again. November brought the annual trip to Philadelphia and this time a decisive victory (Army 21, Navy 0). Although we enjoyed Plebe Christmas, it could not compare with Christmas at home. To our great surprise we discovered that 26 inches of snow covered the Academv when we returned, but thanks (we really don ' t mean this) to the efficiency of the Engineer Detachment ' s snowplows the Area was cleared in time for the band-box review the following Saturday. We found the Physical Ed Department wasn ' t through with us — more grunt and groan in the wrestling room. First hundred blocks are the hardest 47 Guides for hire l f . W ■ v: W ; - -t }- - ' ' WO ve ' i vWU UaA ' 1 ' J 19 « Fi rst and as( of tlie informals The pall of gloom settled over us once more, broken only by frequent use of the Brown Boy during the week and the athletic events in the Field House on the weekends. But no matter how deep the snow the Fred Astaire ' s of our class managed to struggle to the hops. From the time we returned from Christmas leave we had set our sights on Spring Vaca- tion. All too soon those three glorious days became pleasant memory, but June Week quickly arrived. A week of dragging, fol- lowed by our second rehearsal, completed yearling year. 48 CORPS I Traveling first class As the Eastern seaboard eclioed to the roar of fifteen C-47 and C-82 " Luxury Liners, " the class of ' 50 began a four week sojourn with the Air Force. At Langley AFB, in Virginia, we received our first ghmpse of the operation of a typical Air Force Base. The time was well spent as we attended many lectures, inspected different aircraft which were shown in action at an air show that completed our stay. 50 TRIP (I li„ sho,,.,l me? Then with the cries of Geronimo we in- vaded the home of the 82nd Air Borne Divi- sion at Fort Bragg, N. C. Jumps from the 40 foot mock up tower, gHder rides, " hit- ting the ground for ten, " and a final battalion jump demonstration kept us busy during our four day stay. It must also be mentioned that the social activity here was not lacking and the class was never too weary to do a little stepping out. 51 Flviii i hiimi 3 Mrn on (I I ' liiric Don ' f hire it — spec il After Bragg we paused at Greenville, S. C, long enough to get an insight of the inner workings and hidden mechanisms of the aircraft warning system. Then at Shaw Air Force Base we were entertained hy the Fighter Wing, and various honey-throated gals. The free time here was spent mainly alongside a dimly lit swimming pool. Again we moved, this time to Eglin Field, Florida, where the highlight was a tremendous show of air power comjilete with the B-36. . Oiirl V Our last stop was McDill Field, Florida, where we observed air-sea rescue and played the one-armed bandit in the officers ' club. During the whole trip we enjoyed the many facilities of the post not to mention the open air dances at the different clubs. All along the way we were met with open arms — literally — and became acquainted with Lighter moments Extra instruction the tradition of Southern hospitality. De- spite previous warnings from all directions, the Northerners succundied gladlv to the beautiful, coy " you-alls. " 53 The ncces.ilir. oj lijv Bidding a sad farewell to the Tactical De- partment, we set sail down the Hudson aboard the Army transport " General Sul- tan. " Our destination was Little Creek, Virginia. Three weeks of extensive and in- tensive training along with the Middies toughened us for our 0-day amphibious assault on the beaches at Camp Pendleton. Climbing down cargo nets at dawn, we circled two hours in the landing craft (Ulp!), then " Hit the beach! " The af ter- noon was spent digging in, the monotony being broken by a clandestine swim for many in the surf. As night came we began moving out towards the enemy and gun fire could be heard most of the night — from Marine guns — as cadet patrol met marine patrol, and the sound effects records filled in where the real gunfire left off. With the dawn came the buses and 700 " bleary " cadets returned to Little Creek dirtier for it all. All. ' Rf alls fur breakfast cow ACTIVITY Suntanned and refreshed from our vacation in Florida we returned to our winter home on the Hudson and began our Junior year. Two stripes on the sleeve meant two week- ends, but we were soon informed that it also meant further duties as " Charge of Quarters. " The Academic Dept. revealed their new ' secret weapons when we stepped into our first mechanics, electricity, and geography classes. Navy managed to tie, 21-21 ... we still claim it was the turkey. At last it was June Week and the big year lay just ahead. Any mail for me? And the cnnvd ruared Ready 56 General Moore and General Taylor ini hello and ii,(tod-b ON THE OTHER SIDE There ' s a reason for evervthing In the spring e got a chance to meet the men who sit just across the field from us at the Army-Navy game. The exchange trips were instructive as well as entertaining. The middies took us to class with them, to meals and to the hops. In all, we got a good picture of just what the Naval Academy was like, and were impressed with the size of Bancroft Hall as well as confused by the labyrinth of corridors . . . er, passageways. The net results were pals, slugs, and a much deeper understanding. 58 50 SeU The end was in sigh, and " SO " P ' eporedfor,he,as,,ap.Re. »Pons.binHes and p,.J,,;, -e hand .n Hand. THeS ' ah 1 . " ' «• " » ' «« ' o» slugs. o-«-nd hives „.g„., , t... .. moinfained, ' ;! " " • " «• " ' ••» -OS a year ,o -oy-nd we did ius. ,ha,. or ate our WRIGHT FIELD 3.0 for attention It wasn ' t long after " 49 " departed that we again took up parachutes, drew cardhoard cups, and told our roommates to notify the next of kin. But we landed safely at Wright Field, Ohio, and there saw s ome of the newest creations of the Air Force. Splinter Village didn ' t keep us long, and we were soon on the road to Texas. Here the Spanish students did themselves up proud visiting Juarez, with the common phrase between Cadet and hawker being ' Match for doubla nothing. " We were disappointed in not seeing the V-2 go up, but the boys boning Coast Arty still got a chance to brag after the great display of anti-aircraft firepower. atvf THIS WAS BLISS Hot nun anil liiuil Pxpliisians THE INFANTRY Fort Benning, the home of the doughboy, was our third stop. After hunting for a map to find our way to meals, we were ready for work. We enjoyed the " Mad Minute " put on by the Infantry School and the Mass Jump by the Paratroop School, but the topic of conversation was how the old school had changed since the USMAP days. Then I) hither thou " oust . SCHOOL amiMf Diploma wncertsi The Mad Minute This ive tvatched ' 62 FORT I ' ll foi KNOX again we climbed aboard our " sky cruisers " and headed for Fort Knox, the home of the Armored School and the gold supply. Diplomas received when we left, tea and doughnuts during the breaks, and band concerts at reveille made the stay a pleasant one. After Knox — West Point, furlo for some, beast detail for others. So that ' s htttf it ivark Clwrts fur all iiccasiaiis 63 TIk- first hiinilnil vriirs arc tlw hiirilest i Regislratiitn Day Tlie real work of First Class year began as we cheerfully greeted the incoming plebes. Their first expression of confusion was soon replaced by more confusion as familiar phrases of " Sir New Cadet Ducrot reports for the sixth time ... " rang out across the area. For us it was a series of committees, lesson plans, dry runs and lectures to the Class of ' 53. There was off duty recreation such as Delapuddle, movies, hops and the bath formations. The temperature was sur- passed only by the humidity. A weekend in New York was a welcome relief from the daily grind. Throughout the four week period there was the happy thought that leave wasn ' t far off. Ik ' laptiddlr Detuil 64 REINFORCEMENTS II hilt ili Mill (III ill till ' liijiiiilry y i nshined dress coat zipper fi . 66 Extra instruction a la full field pack Summer leave, as usual, was wonderful — but we had to return and relieve our class- mates on the Beast Detail. After getting our own equipment straightened out we descended on the Plebes in the traditional fashion. The 1st detail had done well, but we polished off the rough edges, instructed them in the basic techniques of soldiering, and prepared them for their place in the Corps. It was, we found, hard work but an Ciingu Dill and clientele occasional weekend leave and a few trips to Delapuddle helped to relieve the situation. On the Plebe hike we had a chance to see the results of our instruction. Mornings the Plebes pitched in, and did a good job; afternoons we spent swimming or engaged in different sports. A night march and an early morning boat ride brought us home and Beast Barracks for ' 53 (and ' 50) was finished. 67 BUCKNER DETAIL ' 50, a class of radar experts One hundred and forty of the Class of ' 50 were detailed to Buckner for duty as in- structors. We moved into our barracks (cold showers again — but no reveille) and began work. We were divided into two com- panies and detailed for five week periods instructing in the Infantry, Artillerv, Caval- ry, Engineers, Transportation Corps, and Signal Corps training programs. In addi- tion, some of the detail were assigned primary duty as assistant staff officers in camp headquarters. But Buckner provided a whole lot more than work; there was more leisure time and recreation than the members of the class had ever enjoyed be- fore at West Point. The successful opera- tion of the Buckner Stakes at the end of August marked the conclusion of the camp, and an enjoyable association of the classes of " 50 and ' 52; enjoyable for both, and profitable for both professionally. - i L (T here did the stray ruand Bo? M.l.T. technique Interesting work. Ilifh? 68 Springing from its beginning in ' 48, the concept of cadets acting as Second Lieu- tenants in Recruit Companies of Replace- ment Training Depots branched out to groups at Fort Dix, N. J., Camp Chaffee, Ark., Fort Knox, Ky., and Lackland AFB, Texas. These groups, a cross-section of the class, were allowed to choose their places of assignment and entered into the rigors of Recruit Training with a spirit typified by enthusiasm and initiative. Judging from performance reports the " blackbelts, " as they were called, certainly maintained the standards of the Corps in all respects. At work and at play it was a welcomed oppor- tunity to get a before-hand glimpse of Army life. 70 Dominate it, John : -f 71 RING WEEK END Mine ' s prettier ' u ymirs Oh, it ' s nothing, rvull Next to Graduation Day, September 17th, 1949, was probably the happiest 24 hours as kadets. That afternoon we gathered in CuUuin Hall, heard a congratulatory mes- sage from General Moore, and then re- ceived our " crass mass of brass and glass " from the Tacs. The " sluggoids " were even allowed a reprieve for the big event. At the hop that evening in the gaily decorated Cullum, the femmes looked more beautiful than ever. Some of them also received a ring for the third finger, left hand: in the privacy of Flirty. The strains of " " " Army Blue " ended a day that marked a mile post in our careers. I A moment to remember Four on a fence ICHIGAN WEEKEND Filling the Yost Memorial Stadium with cheers, we watched the big rabble take the Wolverines in stride, defeating them 21-7. After the game the men from Michigan showed their good sportsmanship, taking us into their parties and dances, showing everyone a wonderful time. With the spirit and determination that had built up since September, we again met the men from the Severn: the team rolled up the widest margin of points since the series began — 38-0! The celebrating in Philadelphia that evening wasn ' t cut short even when we climbed aboard for the long trip home. S C R E B A R ARMY . NAVY . ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ 38 « ' »-...„: The Lung (irey (cold) Line Bleak ihivjor the Middies 75 Tlie ace-trumpers Two weekends a month, Wednesday eve- ning D. P., playing basketball and visiting during call to quarters — all this, and then some! Privileges most of us had dreamed of for three years, and some of us had even forgotten! We managed to tear ourselves away from the books with increasing regu- larity and prove that " We never had it so good. " Rank Hath Its JTith pleats, maybe? Miiili iiiiirrfiin than sliidyinf: Friday night studying (?) Privileg Supc ' s recepliuii Femnies and Families arrived on Jnne 1st and the festivities began. FD parades at- tracted many spectators as nsual, and Flirty looked like Grand Central Station at high noon. On Friday we were sworn in and be- came cadet type 2nd Lieutenants until Graduation Day. Those who were getting married wandered around with their heads in the clouds, while the bachelors still tried to explain that it was economically un- sound to take such a step. We dragged to the sports events to include the Intermurder Mulch on extras Championships, and left our dates only long enough to attend parades and other such formations. There were parades for all occa- sions — athletic awards, academic awards, graduation parade (this one we enjoyed and a few extra parades on the house. We participated in the Alumni Services, and watched the old Grads in their impressive ceremony. Somehow the packing was crowd- ed in. Although we enjoyed the dances, picnics and other social activities, the " Big Event " was yet to come. ' (Si ; i: " " » ► i ' • YIP-PEE! June 6, 1950! We were proud of the four years that lay behmd us and anxious to begin our careers as officers. The last reveille was endured under the protective covering of a brown boy, wrapped Indian style. The last mile to the Field House, joyfully tramped, brought the applause, the music, and the long speeches were nervously lis- tened to until, at last, that little roll of parchment was in our hands. White caps flew high in the air, cheers rang loud in our ears, and the fateful figure Johnny Shave- tail, took the place of Johnny Ducrot in the annals of the Class of ' 50. il 80 SIDNEY R. STEELE, Editor Our Alma Mater, through the strife, Where Duty should be sought, Renew our strength, inspire our hearts. To serve as you have taught. " j 1861 ... Lincoln. . . . Bondage . . . Blue ... Grey . . . Sorrow . . . Four Score and Seven 1st Row: Tormey, Johnson, Fitts, Lonnsbury y e ( a (nd 85 86 FIRST BATTALION STAFF 1st Row: Yeoman. 2iid Row: Wagoner, Pigman, Newton, Lind (!oiii[iuiiv A-1 Tarlical Oflicer and (!a !t ' l (lonipanv ( oniniainler: A. (lol. Schellman. Cadel kuvk. h UL 1946 found .](] hazing a liirlle and dream- ing of parties, Franny getting new addresses from llie banister, Whit going on sick call, and Jet mourning loudly. Ed s[)ortcd B-rohe stars; Stan spoke of a new OA. Came 1947, Leroy thought he was recognized. Zeus screamed for tlie Yankees, Moose swam the fifty, and Richard R. sold A-pins. We lost the big man. Col. Hightower, and got a little guv. Enter Col. Schellman — and Roy got his stripe. Tom turned up on basket- ball; Chuck ran the Pointer; Robby moulded the 100th Night Show. Wag led the General Committee and Newt planned for the Class of " 53. A-1 COMPANY 1st Run: Johnson, Wagoner, Gallagher. 2ntl Ruiv: Wyrough, Newlon, Whitfield, Lounsbury, Cronin, Reiily, Cornay, Boyilston, Truesilale. Bean. 3rd Row: Lockerman, Zavilz. Robinson, Thompson. 4th Row: Hinds. Cody, Barrv. 5th Row: Kuvk. Fve. Henn. Shreve, Mallhews, Irwin, Hetz, Buller, Skove. o r if 0P Isl Roiv: Winner, Mcintosh, Gordon. 2nd Row: Otlderslal, Ackerson, Semmens, Wiles, Snyder, Parks, Bretzke, Allen, Alkeson, Rose, Lutterloh. 3r(l Row: Hemler, Ritter, Isaac, Perry. 4th Row: Lackman, DeRamus, Breakiron, Lewis. Po devised means of finance almost before we were in the saddle. Dick carried the flag. Sid ducked the Tac, Will commanded the second stringers, Wild Bill headed the escorts, Nate led his hoods on raids and Sam kept singing. Charlie battered heads at the rink while Matt lunged in the Fencing Room. Bucky was keeping up our spirits; Bruiser, our wallets; and J was just keeping up as Trues ' forehand smashes closed our cadet careers. May the friendships formed here remain strong and true. 1st Row: Burke, Clement. Maddoeks. 2iul Roiv: Hulley, Cooke, Bracv, Irvin, Pafford, Kitick, MuUane, AXetzel, Moran. 3rd Ron-: Danford, Beard, Naber. 4th Row: Willis, Stebbins, Swatl. 5th Row: Elmore, Hegberg, Piske, Mallard, Hannan, Holt, Knight. 90 1st Rote: Koiui, Gay, van den Berg, Schroeder, Mitchell, Peckham, Christmen. 2nd Row: Sheard, Bringham, Nerone, Biirkhardt, Sanders. 3rd Row: Siebert, Curran. 4th Row: Tatum, Lindsay, Flather. 5th Row: McFaul, Besly. 6th Row: Kenzie, Spooner, Sweeney. 7th Row: Orders, Overton. 8th Row: Allen, Weaver, Doryland, Lustig. Barton. THOMAS M. BARRY, JR. Chicago Illiinois Give him a congenial crowd, a girl who danccB " like they do in Chicago, " and an old Stan Kenton record and Tom is happily at his hest. From his first days here, it was apparent that he had formed a plan ol life which no amount of orientation or regimenta- tion could change — nor was a change necessary. This plan was to live life to its fullest even behind the grey bastions on the Hudson. Football 4 Special Progr anis Committee 4-3 Baseball 4 Corporal 2 Weight Lifting Club 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Catholic Choir 4-3-2-1 From the Shenandoah Valley came Coleman with all the carefree manner which is exemplified in the spirit of the South. Grey walls did not dampen his subtle humor and he quickly proved he could handle all academics with ease. With his personalit) , intelligence, and loyalty he rapidly gained the friendship and respect of all who knew him. These fine qualities assure him of success in life. Basketball Track French Club 4-3 4 2 Radio Club Russian Club Sergeant 4-3 2 1 The rugged hills of West Point were quite a change from the beau- tiful Kansas plains, but the change of environment had no ill effects on Tom. The books still offered little resistance to his study- ing, and the cadet basketball courts were no different from the Kansas hardwoods. Tom used his time here well, taking the bad parts in his stride, and never failing to enjoy the good times. Football 4 Hop Manager 4-3-2-1 Soccer 3 Corporal 2 Basketball 4-3-2 -1 Lieutenant 1 Major " A " German Club 3 JFSSK COLKMAN BEAN Le ingt(). Kentucky THOMAS WESLEY BOYDSTON McPherson Kansas 91 RICHARD NEAL CODY Wichita Kansas CHARLES LEWIS BUTLER Grand Rapids Michigan Chuck ' s abundant store of energy was a constant source of amaze- ment to his classmates. Despite many and varied activities, he still managed to be a valuable asset to any company intramural team to which he was assigned. His sense of fair play was astound- ing, and his spirit of helpfidness was exceeded only by his Grand Rapids born generosity. Tridy here is an asset to the Army. Swimminp; 4 Pointer 1 Numerals Associate Editor Water Polo Clul) 1-3 Fall Out 4 Camera Club French Club 2-1 3 Sergeant 1 Dick blew into West Point from the Midwest and has never let the rigors of cadet life change his carefree ways. His personality, his versatility, and his devotion to duty have made him the kind of man that every one is proud to call a friend. His pleasing appear- ance has allowed him to charm many an eastern girl. With his many abilities, he can meet only success in his Army career. Boxing Lacrosse Squash Camera Club Radio Club Bugle Notes Morlar Sergeant 3-2 3 3 1 A clever wit, a broad grin, and a more than ordinary intelligence are all characteristics of Po. When he came here from the recesses of Louisiana he brotight a lot of savoir faire with him. From the battles of Plebe Year, to the much sought Firstie stage, he has de- veloped many strong fri endships. His indomitable spirit and amazing personality are all the asstn-ance he needs to be a success. 3 1 Camera Club 4-3-2-1 Howitzer Catholic Choir 4-3-2-1 Sergeant French C lub 3-2 FLURIAN OCTAVE CORNAY Lafayette Louisiana 92 .lAAIKS CUOMA lIlGHLA D PaKK Michigan We called him Biicky, Jim, Joe. We couldn ' t agree on a nickname for the redlop from Highland Park. Whatever the name, we liked the man behind it. Cheerful and friendly, he had a temper too. Plebe Year he stutlied belligerently to prove that an Irishman could learn Russian. Active in intramural sports, Bucky displayed in all fields of endeavor a spirit and attitude that we will long remember. Tennis Numerals Rifle Team Russian Cluh Sergeant 3-2 1 The land of the Golden Gate and points east were Stan ' s stomping grounds before we met him in July ' 46. Since that fateful day he has been at the head of the gang all the wa) from the sciences to the Boodlers. Stan will be the fourth Fye to be entered in the Army Register and his future work will give us all a feeling of pride lo be able to say that he was one of our best friends. lOOth Nile Show Howitzer 4-2-1 3 Sergeant Nate, who " pahks his cab at Maiden Squab. " has succeeded in accomplishing in five years what others do in four. Nate possesses a well-rounded personality, a wealth of sound judgment and an even temper. Often concealed are his seriousness and diligence which are the keynotes of his success. His cheerful friendliness has caused so many of us to say proudly, " He was one of my best friends. " Football Baseball Radio Club 4 Honor Committee 2 4 Chairman 3 Corporal 2 Lieutenant 1 RICIIXHI) S. lYK Sv!N Fhwcisco (] Mi-onMA NATHANIEL A. GALLAGHER Malde.n Massachusetts 93 ROBERT ANDREW HETZ, JR. SCRAINTO Pi; NSVLV M A WILLIAM R. UEPnN Drexel Hill Peninsylvainia Willie was torn away from I ' pper Darby at a tender age, but few of us realized it because of his easy-going dependability and ma- turity. Quiet and conservative, but extremely versatile, be did bis part on the big rabble and had time left to excel in academics. With a good sense of humor and the ability to get along with people, be is the guy we all expect to see lots more of in the future. 4-3-2-1 Football Numerals Monogram Corporal Sergeant Definitely on the intellectual side. Bob spent his time wisely and well in enlarging the scope of his capabilities. He not only was an energetic sparkplug on any intramural team to which be was assigned, but also participated most actively in various other cadet activities, especially the German club and the A Company bridge club. Bob will be a valuable addition to the Infantry. Sergeant 1 German Club Radio Club 3-2-1 1 SIDNEY RAE hinds Nashville Tennessee Not even the daily routines of West Point could hamper big Sid ' s style, so it was only natural that be should expand and enjoy himself on the Mcekends. Not one to bother with academic details, he put his main effort into enjoving life and specifically towards bops and dragging. In spite of his many ups and downs Sid always found time to listen with sympathy to anyone ' s troubles. Soccer Boxing Numerals Rifle 3 Camera Club 3 Tennis 1 I Football 4 3 3-2-1 Monogram Chapel Choir Camera Club Radio Club Sergeant 94 ff.bnlk It anil ' , lie did ti acailemici, alon; mil tte (ulUTf, i m anil inlv was ai ifli le VI ' m« olkr 1 lioinpan; (antrx. JOHN FRANCIS IRWIN H.vn All Jack brought the cahn of Hawaii with him, and neither the Aca- demic nor Tactical De|)artnients coiihl change him. To this quality, he added a philosophical outlook from Stanford. As in- tense in all endeavors as he was quiet, he soon became a mainstay on the swimming team. Calm, but inwardly intense, thrifty, but generous. Jack is a near perfect example of a helpful and lo al friend. Swimming Minor " A " Navy Slars ' aler Polo Camera ( lul) Sergeant 4-3-2-1 3-2-1 1 erliijSJ ' anil fiijf " mifdeiaik 111 lo»arili jidal«a ' IJ-M The ideal roommate, the one who coidd alwa s do that roughest mechanics problem, the man you ' ll remember for his quiet hinnor — all these tvpif Dick. They don ' t say that he began his four years with a college degree, the don ' t tell of Dick ' s navy know-how, his many hours spent in the varsity swimming pool; they tell few of the manv traits which make Dick one of our warmest friends. Model Railroad Club 2 Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 Special Programs Commiltee 2 Morlar 3 Corporal 2 Sergeant 1 Swimming Numerals Track Water IMo Club German Club Radio Club 4-3-2 4 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 2-1 Charlie began his military career in grand style by arriving a month late. The authorities overlooked this rather snaky beginning and took him into the grey fold. Since then he has proved his worth by being a standout on the gridiron and a key man on the hocke team. Because of his mature outlook (shown by his receding hairline), Charlie cannot fail to excel in any luidertaking. 4-3-2-1 Hockev 4-3-2-1 Football Numerals Monograms Hockey Minor " A ' Major " A " Captain Corporal Captain l V ■ ' - ' ■ ' ■ i ' ii • - - ' V ' ' . s i ' - :Jr " w KICII Mil) LKK JOHNSON ()m m Nebraska CHARLES F. G. KUYK, JR. MiDDLEBURY VERMONT 95 ROY KLTON LOUNSBURY Albany New York SAMUEL W. LOCKERMAN Newark Delaware I 100th Nile Show 1-3-2-1 Sergeaiil 1-3-2-1 " Ah sweet in ster of life " were lamiliar strains in A-1, Singing Sam style. Besides his choral activities Sam was a tiger at inter- murder and a hetter than average student. He was always burning up with energy, which undoubtedly accounted for his tremendous appetite. A perpetual draggoid, he attended most social functions, where his infectious chuckle was a distinctive characteristic. Football I 100th Nile Show 4-3-2-1 Glee Club 1-3-2-1 SerseaiU 1 Chapel Choir Even as we were making our inauspicious debuts as Plebes, we began to take special notice of this tall, slender fellow with the ready smile. An athletic enthusiast, " Loims " became a familiar figure on the tennis courts and intermnrder battlefields. Rov ' s effective formula for success — enthusiastic participation and dili- gent apj lication — makes him a fellow we ' re happv to have on our team. Basketball 4 Howitzer 2-1 Baseball Coach Major " A " 100th Nile Show 4-1 1 Corporal Sergeant Brigade Color Miaril 2 1 " Live dangerously ' was Jack ' s motto. This flair for the dramatic pervaded evervthing which he did. Jack gave just enough atten- tion to the required activities to make the grade but when given responsibility, he excelled as is evidenced by his work on the Howitzer and as manager of fencing. Carefree yet verv depend- able, sarcastic et loyal, A-l " s favorite tenor made a true friend. JOHN SNYDER MATTHEWS Kingston New York Fencing Minor " A " Manager Cap lain Water Polo Club 4-3-2-1 Chapel Choir Glee Club Howitzer Sergeant 3 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 1 96 RICHARD YATES NEWTON, JR. Fort Lauderdale Florida When blizzards, roltl snaps, and generally foul weather prompted this sonthern stalwart to don his overcoat, he was often heard saying, " Good day for the beach at home. " ' Never completely sold on Yankee weather, he nevertheless set about to make what he could out of what was handy, and who is in a position to criticize anyone who found so manv handv things among the sheltering highlands. Weight Lifting Cli.l. 2-1 Howitzer Chapel (Ihoir t-3-L ' - Corporal Glee Cluh 3-2-1 Lieutenant 100th Nile Show 3-2-1 Battalion Sup] lv Officer Portuguese Club 3-2-1 Ed ' s thoroughness is well known — accomplishing in five years what the ordinary man does in four. His clever repartee and in- cessant laughter have contributed to making him everyone ' s friend. A connoisseur on Darwin anfl the bovs, he always finds himself a highly regarded contender for top philosophic honors. Ambition and a sparkling personality insure a striking future for Ed. Baseball 1 Sergeant 1 Corporal 2 A genial smile, a knack for witty remarks, and a cheer for " Post Toasties " — that ' s Battle Creek ' s gift to this worldly world. " I may go ' D ' but I understand this stuff " was his answer to aca- demics and what could the do but accept it. And so it was that he came to West Point, took the situation well in hand, and now casts his eves to a brilliant future. We all wish you luck, Robby bov. 100th Nite Show 1-3-2-1 Duty Committee 1 Vice President Corporal Pointer I Lieutenant 1 edwarj:) j. reidy Washington Dl- tric:t of Columbia ROBERT WEBB ROBINSON Battle Creek Michigan 97 JAMES RUSH SKOVE Cleveland Ohio DON FKAJNKLIN SHREVE Glenville West Virginia Since Leroy ' s dulcet tones first sounded in the area, he has spread his charm everywhere. From first section Russian to the beaches of Carohna, the Lee created lasting impressions which will alwavs be retained bv the men and women who know him. Younger cadets were always assured of sympathetic advice from Uncle Lerov. There are no bared fangs in his smile. Glenville will be proud of him. III. 3-2 1 Cross Coiinlry Numerals Basketball I 4-3-2 Weight 1 SergeanI ifl Numerals Monogram Jay Skove found West Point no worse than a dose of nast medi- cine. We will alwa s remember Jay ' s unaffecti-d manner, his sagacious wit, his imqueiichable thirst for great books, vet his utter abhorrence of any text book. Jay has an inherent wanderlust and an imperviousness to regimentation that will make his Armv career a lark for himself and all so fortunate as to be associated with him. Tei Soccer Boxing Radio Club Sergeant 4-3-2 1 After a vear at N. C. State, Frank spent four years with us con- tinually extolling the virtues of the South and his native North Carolina. Although his imdoubtedly original wit mav have gone imappreciated. his handling of a squash racquet definitelv did not. Having virtually no academic concerns. Frank evaded the tedium of la vie militaire b maintaining a trulv fabulous correspondence. 1 1 Hamlball Club ■1 Ho Model Airplane Club 1-3 Ser Radio Club 4-3 FRANCIS EUGENE THOMPSON Salisbury North Carolina 98 JOHN HUNT TRUESDALE Richmond Virginia Honest John, the Culbertson of A-l " s bridge players, has spread his talents from the organization of company debate teams to Corps Squad competition in tennis and squash. Trues, a native of St. Louis, is a great booster of the Cardinals, and enjoys a good baseball argument immensely. His ever present geniality has made many friends at West Point and will ensure his success. Football Squash Minor " A " Tennis Numerals Monogram Minor " A " One did not have to know Wag long to realize that he was a truly remarkable individual. Having exhibited his athletic prowess in basketball and water polo he managed somehow to find time for his numerous other activities. With his clever wit and radiant smile he should go far on the fields of feminine strife. When the mugs are raised together ag will ever be remembered. 4 Debate Council 4-3-2-1 2-1 (;iee Club 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Football 4 Radio Club 4-3-2-1 Basketball 4-3-2 -1 Russian Club 3-2-1 Swimming 3 (General Committee 3-2-1 Water Polo Club 3-2-1 Corporal 9 Weight Lifting Club 4-3 Lieutenant i " Whit " came to West Point via Fort Benning and Amherst. This service was well spent, for it gave him maturity, a sense of humor, and the old Army " know-how. " " These combine to make him a loval friend and a man that will always be admired and respected by all. Men like he arc truly " ' few and far between " ' and the Army and his classmates will regret that there aren " t more like Whit. 4 1 Football 1 Howitzer Weight Lifting Club 3-2-1 Lieutenant Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 JOHN STANLEY WAGONER MiLwviKEE Wisconsin WTLLL M FRANKLIN WHrLFIELD Altoona Pennsylvania 99 PAUL RAY ZAVITZ Plymouth, Michigan A-1 RICHARD ROBERT WYROUGH Tkenton, New Jersey A-1 Dick is wortli a million if a liiindred percent were taken for cash. By his high objectives and true loyalty he is a steadfast friend — long to be retained, and never to be parted with. His taste runs to good music, good literature, good dancing, and good times. He writes with terse expression and speaks with force and conviction. To know him is to share his influence through life. Rinp; (lommillee ,„lvi,. lOOili Nile Show .S|.:mi sll Cllll) 4-3-2-1 An Cllll) 4-3-2-1 Uowilzer 3-2-1 SergeanI 2-1 2-1 1 1 3 Concert Orchestra 4 4-3-2 Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 2 Howitzer 4-3 3-2 Sergeant 1 You ' ll find few men in our class as agreeable as Paul. His eternal grin and abilitv to laugh at any joke have never failed to brighten the darkest days of gloom period. Favorite repasts are listening to mooch music and drinking coffee at the hotel on loneh Saturday nights. Let it be known to the Tactical Department that Bruiser wrote more letters after taps than any other cadet. Track German Cliih KailroaW ( :liil Kailio Cliih Abbrii. the Bronx ' s contribution to West Point, joined the Corps with three vears at Fordham behind him. His self-sacrifice, good- natiiredness. and sincerity will long be remembered by his class- mates and associates. Always ready with a helping hand and friendK smile. Pete can always be relied upon to perform his job well and with an enviable determination to do his ver) best. Boxing 1 Camera Clnl. 2-1 Acolyle 2-1 Howitzer 1 Missal Reader 3-2 Sergeant I German Chih 3-2 4-3-2-1 PL ILK A THU- Y ABBULZZLSE Bronx, New York B-1 100 (;oiii|iaiiy R-I Taclical OHiccr and Cailet (lom|iany (loinmaiuler: 1,1. (!i«l. Marlin, Cadet Sharp. J.T SEE 1S ( iil ycslcrdaN ulicii we (toucIimI arouixl llic Itullctin hoards aiitl read dial 15- 1 was l tr our home lor our tailel careers. Callin ; forth all our I ' lebe courage we moved into B-1, whistlinfi: " Little Nick Nedick ' s " song and hoping for the best. It turned oiil thai nothing could have been better than B-1. Plebe Year we ac- (liiircd the necessary character; Yearling Year saw our numbers re- duced by a few; while Cow Year we grew to new responsibilities and our first privileges since the golf course. Last summer we changed our title from " Symroski ' s Squadron " to Iarlin " s Marauders, and settled B-1 COMPANY 1st Row: Jackley, Bauglian, Eek, Fogarty, Lorelte, Michel, Rapp. Coscarelli, Abbruzzese, Parsons, Crist. Monson. 2nd Row: Drurv. Bloss, Eastman, De Armond. Loper. 3rd Row: Smylv, Edwards, Barrv. -Ith Roir: Henry, Khe, Worlev, Hall, Yeoman, IVefry. W elier. Sharp. Isl Roic: S .ymczvk, (Jranicher, Remson, Moffat, Harriss, Pellz. Slarrell. 2ni1 Row: Lowerre, Kacliek. Wonilon. 3rrl Rinf: Ballard, Thorsen, (aislis. nil Rnu: Uu| p. ( :iian(ller. Dosh. 5f i Roic: llarmaii. TfiiiiaiU, Bainl. knighl. Young. back to enjoy life. Throu ;hoiit our tenure as cadets we were known to do nothing in moderation; everything was in excess. We were eitlier first or last in intermurder, demerits, academics, weekends, or women. Although no drill streamer ever came near gracing our guidon, we cer- tainly can claim the title of being the best drilled civilians in the Corps. Above it all, we shall always remember the friendships forged and an- nealed in the B-1 foundry. To all of us. B-1 will always mean something more than a vitamin. 1st Row: Michel, Grossman, Sullivan. 2ii l Ron: Durie, Moseley, Hermann, Fiala. (laralirlla. McCoy, Turner, Wessendorf. Wallwork. 3i l Ron : McCliing, Robinson, Hoge. Itli Row: Austin. Kronlund. Griffin. 5th Rote: Loehlcin. Blaik. Jelinek, Sears, DeAngelis, Carroll. 102 1st Row: Harl, Nakfoor. Foss, Birchl.r. Bald»in. Herman, Phillips, Aakhus, Krobock. 2n(l Roir: Ehlers, Walters, Stine. 3rd Row: Lodwick, .John- son, till Row: Rawlinson, Vander Meer, Pigg. 5lh Row: Moores, Volonnino. 6tli Row: Brown, Rowekanp. Voak. Ttb Roiv: Thomas, Wilkerson. 8th Roiv: Chandler, McCallum, Hardy, Sar- bacher, Dade. KAYMOND NEY BAKRY HoLLI. Oklahoma Ra) entered West Point with two principal objectives in mind. The first was to excel in athletics and the second was to become an officer in the Air Forces. Tlie first he has indispntablv achieved, and the second, will undoubtedlv follow. His alwavs cheerfnl out- look on life and his sinceritv, accompanied by a keen mind, will carrv him far in his career in the Air Forces. Baskelball Football French Club 1-3-2-1 (Corporal 2 4 Sergeant 1 3-2-1 Replinenlal Sergeani Major Something of a m ster still shrouds the meeting of .1.1 and West Point in that we ' re not sure who gave way, but certainh Duhitirs blonde heav weight has left his mark. With a knack of adapting himself to an thing new, Jack ' s witty grin, love of adventure, and quick acceptance to challenge endeared him to all. StrictK Air Force. .lack ' s goal lies where his heart and soul have alwa s been. Football 4 lOOth Nitc Show 1 Boxing 4 Bugle Notes 3 Hockey 3 Sergeant 1 Spanish Club 3-2 Bill, one of Indiana ' s choice sons, hails from West Lafavette: " Home of Purdue University, " he hastens to add. Forsaking the glory of Corps Squad for the fields of friendlv strife. Bill has worked and played hard, adding his spirit and fight to intramurals since Plebe Year. While he could not qtiite be placed among the Engineers, Bill ranks at the top as an all-around swell guv. JOHN JAY BALGHAN DlI-lTir Il NKSOTA Special Programs Comniillce I Camera Club Kadio Club 4-3 Sergeani (H-rmanClub 3-2-1 WILLIAM HERBERT BLOSS West Lafayette Indiana 103 WILLIAM EARL CRIST, JR. H RRISIU RG Pe NSYLV M DONALD A. COSCARELLI Pittsburgh Pennsylvania The University of Pittsburgh lost an amiable student when Don ehanged his studies from law to military science. Varied interests kept him busv with extraeiirricidar activities; however, he was never too occupied to engage in a spirited discussion. A more con- siderate, sincere friend could not be desired. Devotion to his ideals should make him successful in an thing he attempts. 3 1-3 I 1 Bill came to U est Point from an lnlantr family but now has his eves on wings. Most of the time we were not sure whether his mind was on West Point, the Los Alamos Atomic Laboratory, or the (Caribbean Islands. He was invariabh ready for a hot game of bridge, but iisualK could he found on the scpiash or tennis courts. We could alwa s coimt on his ])rcscncc at the Monda Night Math Chd). ( i ' lu Lifling C.lul. t-3-2-1 Morlar )r K.I,- ;..iin,il 1-3-2-1 I ' oinlcr liM -slaii Cl.il. 3-2-1 Howitzer Co inrl Orcheslra 4-3-2-1 Sern;eanl c )lvtcs 3-2-1 Pistol Russian Club Sergeanl " ' There 1 was, flat on niv back at 10,000 feet, " and " Flaps Down " DeArmond is off on his favorite subject. Mike early developed a penchant for speed, resulting in an athletic career which look enough of his time so that he was always fighting a running battle with academics. His excellent athletic abilitv and debonair wit will make him a worthy addition to the boys in blue of the Air Force. MK.IIAEL EDWARD DE ARMOND Washington District of Columbia Soccer Numerals Monogram 1-3-2 Track Major " A " Navy Star Corpora! 104 RICIIAKD TAYLOK UKL K ' Fort Leavenworth Ka sa An old cavalrMiian in the Merchant Marine one day jumped ship in New York to seek a sailor ' s haven on the Hudson. The Rock didn ' t prove to be much of a haven, but Dick persevered and graduated as a cosmopolitan product of the West Point system — intelligent, suave, and enlightened b travels from Juarez to Persia. A credit to West Point and an asset to the branch of his choice. Duty (lommillee Set ' relarv Ring (lonirnitlee Spanish (Hub 3-2-1 Stars Corporal 3-2-1 Lieutenant 3-2 " New Guinea was never like this! " was Bob " s battlecrx for Beasi Barracks, but with three vears in the Armv and a well roiuided education he came out of Plebe Year well ahead of the Academic and Tactical Departments. Coming to West Point, Bob brought along a winning combination of personalitv and sense of humor. Capable and well liked b all. he is an asset to the class of " 50. 1-3-2-1 Cross Country 1 Howitzer Track 3-2-1 Section Editor Manager Corporal Special Programs Committee 2 Sergeant French Club 3-2 More than once Bob has given his friends the opportimitv for a good hearty laugh bv telling an ever available joke. Even though he did not work very hard with his academics. Bob never had ans worries about staying pro for those weekends. Turk ' s spare time was well occupied with rehearsals for the Hundredth Night Show. After graduation Bob ' s friendliness will take him a long wav. Spanish Club 3-2-1 Howitzer 1 Dialectic Society 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 ROBKRT WAYNK IvVSTMAN .Iackson Michi(; n ROBERT CHARLES EDWARDS Chicago Illinois 105 JOHN C. FOGARTY Providence Rhode Island LA IRIS MARTIN EEK, JR. Maryville Missouri Though enslaved to a typewriter for his cadet career, " Sqiieakv " iiad a reputation for dependabihty and efficiencv. Usually eco- nomical with the Academic Department, he wasted eight tenths in Cal. but still foinid time for his cameras. With an ever-increasing determination, he early decided upon his achievements as a cadet and, not uncommon for men of his calibre, has realized each one. Pistol Numerals Secretary Model Airplane Clul) Freiicli Club 4-3 3-2 (loneerl Orchestra Alorlar Pholo Editor Sergeant t-3-2-1 3 Weight Lifting Clul) 2 Missal R German Club 3-2-1 Corporal Acolyte 2-1 Sergeant Catholic Choir 4 John waved " Good-bye " to Rhode Island in 1946 and entered West Point with man iiigh ideals and retained them throughout his cadet career. When things didnt go too smoothh John cotdd be comited on to come through with some whimsical antic to re- lieve the tension. We consider it a privilege to be called one of John ' s friends for his energy and common sense mark him for success in the Army. 3 2 1 Hailing from the plains of Iowa, John came to West Point b} way of the Air Corps. One did not have to know him long to realize that here was a truly remarkable individtial. This eflTicient, quick- thinking man made the problems of cadet life appear eas . An all-arotind athlete, his favorite sport was track. John ' s fine sense of humor and innate sincerity brought him a host of friends. 2-1 2-1 JOHN R. HALL, JR. Muscatine Iowa Lacrosse 4 French Ch.l Cross Coimlry 3-1 Acolvie Track 3-2-1 Corporal Monogram Sergeant Major " A " 106 ROBERT FRKW JIKi KY Wadsworth Ohio Hank is a product of Ohio I ' ann country, but. as son of an Air Force pilot, jounger Henry at present aspires to wings. These influences emanate from Hank as a mixture of tranquil " roll vour own " unprctentiousness and incessant tinkering. Unmatched in tool kits, he operates on any gadget available, but his most in- tensive efforts are reserved for a beloved maze of camera equip- ment. Pistol Clul. Radio Club 3 4-3-2-1 Howitzer Sergeant Larry finallv reached us via the Windy City. His natural aptitude for academics and his utter indifference to the Tactical Depart- ment kept him alwa s busy. Between shots on the pistol range and work on the Howitzer, he still found time to make a host of friends. His partnership with Jerrv Monson in the " Corporation " ' raised bridge to a new high. Let Air Force card sharks beware. Boxing 4-3-2 Camera Club 1 Tennis 4 Pointer 4 Wrestling 4 Howitzer 3-2-1 Pistol Clul. 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 " D, " George ' s middle initial, stands for diligent. When he wasn ' t at a meeting of the Honor or Dutv Committee, you could dig imder the Howitzer athletics poop sheets and find George. His only failure while at tlie Academy was in not convincing his wives to go into the Infantry with him. Vi bile on Camid we saw George conceal himself in the bushes and knew we were watching a real soldier! Honor Committee 2-1 Radio Club 4 General Committee 2-1 Howi tzer 3-2-1 Missal Reader 3 Section Editor Acolyte 2-1 Corporal 2 German Club 3-2-1 Lieutenant 1 LAWRKNCK VINFIKLD JACKLKV (imcAGo Illinois GEORGE DENYS KLIE HoBOKEN New Jersey 107 RICHARD JOHN LORETTE Providence Rhode Island THOMAS CAMERON LOPER Alexandhia Virginia Dog-ear this page because Tom promises to be an oiUstanding success and this hmeHght will be, no doubt, shared by his OAO from Dixieland. Versatihty in intramurals and a saihng mania rounded out his athletic schedide. Congenial and loyal are the adjectives to describe Tom. He dominated academics with enough ease to qualify him to follow his fatlier " s footsteps and achieve his goal. 1 Handball C.liih 1 Track Numerals Sailing Club President Handball C.luh Corporal Sergeanl " Hev, Dick " ' is a common phrase aroiuid this rawboncd New Englander. for his l() altv and willingness to help a friend makes a lasting impressitm. Restless in his search for new skills to acquire. Dick worked hard at academics and athletics, and his weekends were seldom spent without a feinme. His broad grin, winning per- sonality, and flaming spirit guarantee his success as an officer. Lacrosse Soccer Fishing Club Sergeanl 3-2 1 Minnesota has sent forth many Hiawathas, but none can compare with Mike. Who of us can forget the gentle laugh that pealed forth like thunder? An ardent exponent of music, mirth, and the full life, Mike has coupled these characteristic manifestations of the JOYOUS spirit to the principles and high ideals that constitute a true friend, a natural leader:, and a superb character. .JAMES DREXLER MICHEL Football Hockey Lacrosse Glee Club Catholic Choir 1-i! Radio Club 1-3 Camera Club I lOdlb Nile SI 2-1 ,-..lvl(. 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 3-2 2-1 St. Paul Minnesota 108 1 I I (;KK LI) II VKKY IOi SUl Gr d Forks North Dakota Jerry penetrated cadet life just as his enlerlaining iuinior pene- trated his wives — subth, like a needle: six inches ol ' c jkl steel before you knew voii were stabbed. With an amazing ability for outsmarting the Academic Department, he consistently ranked high in the class and still found time for participating in the in- famous " Corporation. " Pla " em tight. Jerry, and best of luck! 1-3-2-1 Fencing Numerals MonoKram ll..«il .rr Seri eanl t-3 1 Although many of us (ell that the Air Force was the outfit to be in, Terry was one who never failed to stand up in forceful and con- vincing defense of the Queen of Battles yvhenever her supremacy was so much as questioned. When he could be detached from the latest Infantry Journal, you might have found Terry teaching some unfortunate underclassman hoyv bridge shoidd never be played. Cross Counlry Track t-3 4-3 Howiizer Sergeanl Not even Davy Crockett and Sam Houston loved Texas more than Willie, and his daily life here at the Academy yvill ahvays serve as a testimony to his devotion to the Lone Star State. Easygoing though be was. his aggressiveness, fierv spirit, and irresistible yvill to do the right thing in the best possible manner have made him a living model of every ideal of West Point. 1-3-: Track Numerals Major " A " Navy Star Fishing Clul) Corporal Lieutenant TAIiLTON FLEMING PARSONS Nyack Nkh York WTLLL M ARTHLfR RAPP El Paso Texas 109 JERE WORTH SHARP Gainesville Georgia JOHN FRANCIS ROE JIM San Antomo Texas Hop Manager French Club 1-3-2-1 3-2-1 Corporal Captain Swimming Major " A " Captain Vater Polo Camera Club Corporal Lieutenant 4-3 Jack came to West Point from that sterling southern school. Gulf Coast Military Academy, by way of SulK ' s. An Army Brat bv birth, a Texan by choice, lie knows what he wants from life, and he has seen to it that his life at West Point was full and instructive. His perseverance and sense of duty should place him among the best young officers in the Artillery, the branch of his choice. Sergeant 1 A year al Georgia Tech helped Bini become outstanding both in academics and in military aptitude. An excursion to France Second Class smnmer as one of ten men on an exchange Irip was only one of the many honors he received at West Point. Bim was alwa s a very valuable addition to any intramural team. With his fine personality and devotion to duty he should go far in the Engineers. From three years at the Citadel to smashing records on Army ' s swim squad, that slow, southern smile is a treasured memory to us all. Hailing from Dixie, " Smirkee " strode through the Academy ' s rigid routine and stiff varsit scliedules with an easygoing charm and determination that overwhelmed the opposition. When the smoke of battle clears, just look for that smile to come out on top. 3-2-1 Camera Club 3-2-1 JAMES WILLIAM SMYLY, III RuFFiN South Carolina 110 RICHARD GREENLEAF TREFRY. VIII Marblehead Massachusetts " Hail. Blithe Spirit! " Like a salt breeze over Old Marblehead, the Sergeant from Greenland blew into the grey battlements of West Point. The change did little to soften " The Sarge " s " refresh- ing, ironic wit; his continual crises with the Academic Depart- ments became legendary throughout the Corps. TreFs friends will remember in him the perfect picture of a true New England Gentleman. Cross ( ounlry Hockey Manager Engineer Foolliall Manager 4 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 Ra li Clul) Art (;iul lOOth Nile Show Corporal Sergeant 1-3-2 1-3-2 From out oC the West in l ' 46 came Karl Weber, bringing memo- ries of co-education at Carnegie Tech. Song was of major interest to KB. a member of both the choir and Glee Club, and a staunch member of the legion of barbershop harmonizers. But more im- portant than song, he brought a seasoned academic ability and a background of technical training that kept him always in the " engineer " class. German Clnli Glee Clnl Chapel Choir 3-2-1 3-2-1 1-3 Camera Clul Sergeant Tanned from swimming and sailing off Miami ' s coast Dick entered West Point as another lad from the South. His high sense of humor and impetuous desire to do things out of the ordinary brought him popularity as one of the bovs. No matter what walk of life von enter, it will be hard to find a truer or more loval friend. Headed for the Airborne, Dick will be an outstanding leader. I Sergeant 1 Water Polo Clnb Pistol Club KARL BOROMAEUS WEBER, III PlITSBl KGIf Pe NSYL AMA RICHARD LEE WORLEY Miami Florida 111 THOMAS ADAM AUSTIN, III San Antomo, Texas C-1 WILLIAM F. YEOMAN Austin, Texas B-1 Yo-Yo came to West Point bv way of Texas A M. A fine, sincere friend with a smile for everyone, he will imdoubletlly carry into his Army career the same unfailing spirit, good judgment, and devotion to do what he knows is r ight which he has always shown to those wlio know him best. One of the Academy ' s most versatile athletes and an all-time great football captain, he takes to the air. Fooll.all Major " A " Captain Basketball Major " A " Baseball Numerals One of the few cadets to have a tour of diplomatic service, Tom, as spokesman for the cadets sent to Brazil in Second Class summer, served with the conscientiousness and devotion to dut that have been the hallmark of his cadet career. In the family tradition, he is a thoroughgoing infantr man and in his coming career will con- tinue to defend the glory of his personal Queen of Battles. 1-3-2-1 Tennis Monogram Minor " A " 1-3-2-1 4 Corporal Caplain Ballalion Com Handball Club 4-3-2-1 Corporal Debate Council 3-2-1 Sergeant Portuguese Club 3-2-1 Presitlent Wrestling Camera Club 2-1 3-2-1 When not writing various stewardesses, the regular result of annual air treks to California, Bill was busy devising ways to resist temptation, to keep a " figure four " on a wrestling mate, and to pick up a few files in the lepartments. He was a good roonunate and the onlv one who enjoyed listening to cowbo songs. Bill goes to the Armored Force, and the Tankers are getting a good soldier. WILLIAM L. DAUGHERTY Santa Barbara, Califorinia C-l 112 Comitany (M Tacliral Olliicr and (.ailiM Company Commander: Commander Hale. Cadet Fersnstiii. Dear JK: Wdl. .IM you shouda slay» ' (l three more vears an helped the Corps from lalhii apart. I ' hings hev realy clianjred senee I ' lebe Year. We even hev money now darn it. (»ood thing ole Chicken-One wuz here or else the place might hev got good. We hev no Firstie Bucks this year. Evrybody got at least one stripe. C-1 is still the Ix ' sl Co like when the Hub wuz makin it so. This ear Skipper Hale took over but outside of the floor get tin to be a deck things are jes the same. Onlv todav I wuz talkin to a indiffrunt Sgt an he sez remember what rood times we had as Plebes an remeber the Tac when — well to C-1 COMPANY 1st Row: Ross. Pigman. lliggins. 2iiil Row: Mitchell. Vlisides. McCollum. l age. Shaffer. Rees. Fuller, Dangherty. King. Smith. Feigiison. Wood. Srd Riiir: W heatlev. Schira, Steinberg. 4lh Ron-: Hergert. Love. Elmer. McCormiek. fith Row: l iavis, McCrane, Reetl. Fooshe. Morrissev. Sloane. allace. Austin. 1st Ron-: Knit tie, Givens, Zurawski, Irving, Otien. Canham, Hilty- 2nH Roiv: Stephenson. I ' oldlierp, Dentnan. 3r l Roiv: Minlz. Liikerl. Sin.-s. Illi Rolf: eirh. Si. Mary. Kasun. .5( i Run-: l;iinil ar(l. Ileadlee. (!ooi er. Herring, Ross. make a long story short this Sgt felt as bad over leaviii as me. Out of 41 guys startin out we hev only 30 left. Jes the other nite the Firsties wuz in Mothers room hearin about the latest of DB and Blackjoe an we got sad over thinkin of ])oslin in Jun. After crawlin Plebes in the 7th Div we felt good agin. I cud tell a thousan incidints about (]-l but they are jes the same Kaydet storvs. Well I jes wanted to let you no the Co is still great — if we can buck these Cows up I gess it will stay that way. Yr exwife, JJ. 1st Row: Bulger, Burns. Comstock, Lehan. 2ii(l Roiv: Camilli. Conway. IjUlher, Keeley. Acker- son, Lee, Gilberl, Erdle, Toepel. Sniilli. SnI Ron: Ritter, Harrison, Johnson, itii Roiv: Bovaril. Jenkins. Peters, Reeves. 5th Roiv: liirhardson, Conner, Mclnernev. Asensio. 114 1st Ron: While. Grant. Miley. Smith. Koch. Hogg. Kafer. 2nH Row: Tracv. Haves. Currier. 3rd Roiv: Erskine. Wondoiowski. Itli Roiv: Waltemalh. Freeman. Brentnall. 5lh Roiv: Seeg- muller. Zimnier. 6tli Row: (Jruni. alers. I)un- nuck. 7f i Roiv: Hickey. Rogers. Hill Roiv: Keniers. Graham. Colonna. Ades. Alexander. BENNIE LUKP: DAVIS Mc A LESTER Ok LA Bennie is still looking at liie 1047 Armv-Navv game pictures to see who knocked him oiil. His time is limited by the Academic Department, as it seems that thev want him to come to class also. Between trips to the football field and wrestling room, he finds time to play his favorite records — New Orleans hot jazz. Bennie ' s ability to make friends should prove a worth asset to his career. 3-2-1 Football Major " A Navv Stai -3-2-1 Wrestling Minor " A " Monogram Lacrosse Sergeant Having just shed his second lieutenant ' s bars. Ken began life at West Point. His stav here has reflected his experience. Quiet, dependable, " Eb " was forever " on the ball. " ' always prepared for anything and everything. No hive in " Goose. " he did well in the sciences. Naturally athletic, he is good in any sport. Ken will do well after graduation, just as he has done well here. 2 1 Model Railroad Club Radio Club 3-2 Corporal Lieutenant Honor Committee 2-1 Activity was the ke note of Ferg " s career. From General Commit- tee to academic coaching and press work, not to mention dragging, lie was always readv to do more than his share. His natin ' al abilit and experience set him far ahead in the eves of the T.D. and Academic Department alike. An all-aroimd guv, Ferg has that certain " something " " which will guarantee his success wherever he goes. 2 1 Rifle Club 2-1 ( Corpora Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 Captain Glee Club 3-2-1 KENNETH JOHN EBNEK BviM Pennsylvama ROBERT BRUCE FERGUSON Keeseville New York 115 ALAN CLARKE FULLER Chatham New Jersey LOUIS GEORGE HERGERT, JR. Bridgeville Pennsylvania 116 JAMES FRANK FOOSIIE. Ill Washington District of Columbia Coming IVoiii W asliiiiglon. D. C Jim proved to be one of our hardest workers in academies and athlelies. lie quickly took on a fond entlnisiasm lor the old Indian game of lacrosse. When not pla ing lacrosse, he found lime to be the star quarterback for the company intramural football team. Jim ' s eas going nature and congenial | ersonalil made it a pleasure to live and work with him. Lacrosse Weighl Ijfliii- Cluh Camera ( Miili 1-3 2-1 Pordijiiiese ( lluli Sergeant Leaving the Navv, Pete ' s first glimpse of Army life was through a tour at Amherst and Henning. Here at the Point, Pete immediately excelled in academics, falling just short ol stars. Some cold winter evenings were spent workin g on radios, but coaching the less academic men of the company was his finest endeavor. Cheerfully aiding others typified his fine qualities as a potential leader. 1 1-2-1 Pistol Cllll. RiHe Cluli Radio Cliil. Russian Cluli Camera Chil. llo«il ,er i-:?-2-i 3-2-1 After being at the Academ for three ears, (his «as informed that taps was at ten o ' clock and not eight-thirty. After (]ow Air Force trip and the fiasco on the inter-phones, he decided on Service Troops. It is rumored that he was the originator of the " (]adet Type Delicatessen. " Gus has developed an excellent reputation for being dependable. His drive should carr him through a successful career. Basel all Soccer Niimerals Monogram Minor " A " 1-2 Tract 1-3-2-1 Kin- Cur, , iral nil ' JAMES EDWARD IIIGGINS Rkooki. n Ne v York Well ahva i reineiiilKT Jims laugh and smiit — lour M-ars of blood, sweat, and tears left his sense of humor unehanged. Added to his good nature are intelligenee and an admirable ability for doing everything surcessfulh . He is helpful, friendly, and destined to conquer forever greater laurels in the Armv . Jim has the equip- ment which makes a fine leader, fine friend, and a wortin West Pointer. Acolvio Radio Clul) Camera Club 3 4-3 1 Weight Liflin- Clul, Sergeant With the initials " D.B. " and a dis[)osition inclined towards the softer side of life, " Bud " naturally became " Dead Beat " to his classmates. " D.B. " learned the enlisted man ' s viewpoint during his 28 months " service as an operator — radio and otherwise. With a sharp eye for business, the " poor man ' s C-store " coidd always procure anything from chartered airplanes to chinchillas. (roal Foodiall Camera Club Radio Clul. Sergeant 4-3-2-1 1 Joe came to us from the Air Corps, but this time he will tr (he Airborne Infantry. Known as a hustler and a leader from our earliest Beast Barracks days, Joe has impressed us all with his ideals and boundless energ . A true gentleman with a love for nature, hill songs, and Rebel women, and a fine soldier as well, Joe has man fri. •nds wh ) sa . " I ' d like to serve wit 1 him. " — PRll Baseball IVnnis 3-2-1 Numerals Caplaii. Squash 1 -1 Minor ■■ - Minor " A " " Navv Slar Navy Star Debalc Couneil Hop Manager (jorporal Lieutenant 1-3-2-1 1-3-2-1 2 1 1) MI) BRYANT KING. II M MIIVM) -MiSSOl HI JOSEPH BLAND LOVE Pre.scott Arizona 117 JOHN WADE McCORMlCK. JR. A APOLis Maryla d OFFA SHIVERS McCOLLUM, JR. Marion Alabama For four long years " Mac " was a member of the after taps coffee set. While the others contributed scintillating wit and pearly gems of wisdom, Offa made the coffee and drank the cream on the slv. It is a tossup whether his greatest pleasure was sleejiing or tortiu ' ing his roommates with hot jazz. He bested academics bv osmosis, alwa s having a textbook nearby when he read novels. Frenrh ( liili I.m1.-I Kailr.M.I Club 3-2 3-2 Sergeant Willi two years in the Arm behind him, " Mac " came to West I ' oint prepared to take it in stride. He displaced enthusiasm whether telling of a pro drag or engaged in a fast game of tennis. Not a true hive, " Mac " held his own in academics. Name a sport and he plavs it well. Along with his untiring nature, " Mac " carries into the Army the ability to accomplish a given task well. 3-2-1 Lacrosse Manager llandljall Corporal First Sergeant The hub of the after taps circle of intellectuals. Joe ' s mind was ever busy manufacturing new and original attacks, techniques, and situations. Anvone interested in learning how the Marine Corps won the war saw Joe. After a few close decisions over the MT«S;G Department, he managed to finish the academic obstacle course without a mishap. His comical antics lessened the load lor all. JOSEPH MATTHEW McCRANE, JR. Teaneck New Jersey Football Monograni Lacrosse Monogram Numerals 1-3-2-1 French Club Dialectic Society -1-3-2-1 Sergeant 3-2 2-1 1 118 ' CAKL BKKG MI ' I CUKLL Mount Sterling Kentucky It was a long tough fight between Culver Militar Aeadenn and West Point, but the latter finally won most of his devotion. lie tried eross country for a few da) s Plebe Year, but found his best sport in a squash court. " Cully " also worked easily in the category known as " hives. " ' His ability to get along with others and his personalitv have won him man friends here at the Academv. Radio Club 3-2 3-2 Corporal Sergeanl Lacrosse 4-3 Howilzer French Club 3-2-1 Sergeanl Model Railroad Club 3-2-1 An Aviation ( adel hclore entering the A(•adenl , George con- tinued to cherish the wild blue yonder. However, he took his soldiering enthusiastically: in fact. Infantrv became his second choice. His cheerful, optimistic attitude won him manv friends. As Dnnn Major for the Goats " Circus. George was well cast, but be- neath a carefree appearance existed a sincere desire to become a successful leader. " There I was at 2.i.()0() feet, two engines out, and five crew mem- bers dead. Then I hit the silk. " " It may sound like a fairv tale, but Lew can assure you that even Beast Barracks can " t compare with a German Prison Camp. However, such experience has not altered Lew ' s St. Bernard-like friendliness. Dale Carnegie could take some lessons from this lad. for his talents won him the girl of his dreams. Fencing 4 Radio Club 2-1 Numerals (;iee Club 4-3-2-1 Dance Orchestra 4-3-2-1 Catholic Choir 3-2-1 Treasurer Sergeant 1 GK()KGK KDW AHD MOHKISSKV, JH. SHINGTON DiSTKICT OF ( OLl 1 HI A LEWIS ANDERSON PAGE. .IR. Charlotte North Carolina 119 ROBERT DUNCAN REED Washingtoin District of Columbia JOHN HERBERT PIGMAN Cloquet Minnesota It ' s a long walk from Cloquet to West Point but this amiable ex- lumberjack took it right in stride. Coming to us through the Ai r Force, Jack made his cadet career an interesting affair by diverting his talents into many varied activities. Gymnastics, entertaining at parties, and coaching an bodv having trouble with academics look a lot of his time, but Jack enjoved every minute of it. ■| ' c-illlis t (rvmnastics 1-3- Minor " A " Navy Slar Duly Coinmillcc 1 ( liairiTiati Two years in the Army before coming to West Point helped " Rapid Robert ' s " metamorphosis from civilian to soldier. Since his specialty is sports, he excelled in intramural athletics, until " Cow Year " when he got a bad break in football — his " slipstick " arm at that. He was constantly at odds with the Academic De- partment, but his easygoing nature and quick laugh won him many friends anions; cadets. An Club 2-1 I ' oinler 1 (;„r|.„ral 2 l.iiMilciiaul 1 HallaliiHi ' 1 raining ( )nirfr French Club Model Railroad CIulj 3-2-1 .3-2 Camera Club Sergeanl Marv came here with a background of a year in college and two in the Army. He has enjoyed the dubious privilege of the five year course due to an unfortunate illness. Although quiet in speech and manner, he will defend his beliefs with vigor. He is always ready with a tale about life in Indiana. His love of argument, his cool, anaU tical mind, and winning smile will remember him to us all. (Jerniau Club 2-1 Sergeant 1 MARVIN WADE REES MiLijoY Indiana 120 ifh llif Air V liivfrlin; ilertainkf afaikib III. inl klpfJ ilier. Sincf ■lies, nntil " •lipjlicli " (Ifniif Df- him mam anill«oi " .jiffotanil JOIIM jAMKS KOSS kvTONAII New York Jack Nill aluaxs rcinaiii ciuiiu ' iil in llic niglilmare of liis class- mates inaiiih due lo his efforts on Caiiiid to keep us wide awake after taps with hlood-chilling screams. Academics have never been a burden to this lad, who has constantly given evidence of spec- capacity. The T. D. has also been no trouble either: " If you can ' t beat " em. just ignore " em. " A true friend and a fine indi idual. .St ri;eaiit 1 Pete came to us from sunnv Puerto Rico, bringing us its warmth and color. He also brought a knowledge of Spanish with which he was eager lo rescue auA poor goat from the clutches of the Lan- guage Department. Pete has tw(» ambitions: to enter the Armored Cavalry and to return to West Point as a language instructor. In whatever he attempts we are sure he will have great success. 4-3-2-1 1 Acolyte 3-2 Howilzer Spanish Glut) 3-2-1 Sergeant French Chib 2-1 Shaf of Pennsylvania saw the light of day w hen he entered West Point. Never one to be classified as a hive, he has instead placed his faith in the Academ " s Pin sical Training Program and the current best sellers. Shaf has that certain " something " ' which brings him the friendship and admiration of all wlio know him. We predict that he will go far in this man ' s Arm — Korea, prob- ablv. Camera Club Weight Lifting Club 1 3-2 An Club Sergeant I ' KDHO I. SCIIIH San Juan Pi ekto Hico JOHN ROBERT SHAFFER Vandergrift Pennsylvania 121 DONALD SPRAGUK SMITH East Orange New .Ieksey It is (linicull to relate all the outstanding traits Don brought with him to the Academy. He exhibited the s mptoms of fortitude while going through Beast Barraeks with an energy that belied his bitterness. His intelligenee made his encounters with the academic system a minor problem. Whether you wanted boodle or help with math niallered little to Don: he would give vou both. Fencing Golf Spanish CInb Radio Clnb Sergeant When the Firsties called him " Dunibwillie " ' Bill thought the ere being friendh but soon learned otherwise. The ever-])resent smile on his face soon changed the name to " Smirkwillie. " Hill came from the bottom right to the top in soccer which he learned at West Point. Taking charge of C-l " s adopted war orphan from Belgium and teaching Sunda school are two of Bills foremost activities. Track 1 Weight Lifting Chih 1 S )ccer Monogram Sinulav School ' IVacher 3-2-1 3-2 Corporal Sergeant 1 WILLIAM ANDREW STEINBERG Philadelphia Pennsylvania 122 1-3-2-1 4 Sunday School Teaclier Debate Council Vice Presiilenl 3-2 4-3 3-2-1 4-3-2-1 Corporal Caplain 1 4 Ballalion Coniniamler GKOKGE FREDERICK VLlJilDES Ann Arbor Michigan Georg;e, one of the man ex-flvbovs in our class, qiiiikl) adjusted himself to the idea of being a gravel agitator for four ears. Despite constant reverses administered bv the Mathematical Department the ledger was balanced bv his successes in the hinuanities. The Gorgeous One ' s work in Sunday School, athletics, and on the rostrum has formed a solid basis for an outstanding career as an officer. Soccer Minor " A " Basketball Wrestling Weight Lifting Club General Committee " Ask Jim, he ' ll know. " That was the password in C-1 whenever there was an administrative question. By some strange power he was able to gather great quantities of material and keep it men- tally filed for an indefinite period. If )ou didn ' t ask Jim a questio n, he ' d ask vou one, " Whv isn ' t vour rifle oiled? ' As company ordnance officer Jim kept our rifles in constant operational func- tioning. 4 4-3 1 The Pocatello Indian took his first look at West Point a la Beast Barracks and soon broke into the hospital for a short readjustment period. His classmates needed no such period to learn lo like and respect the Sun Valley Playboy. Each leave usually resulted in a change in " OAO ' s " and once a change in branch. One flight over the Alleghenies converted " Wheat, " the " fly-boy, " to a confirmed " ground-pounder. " lOOlh Nite Show 2-1 Howitzer Model Railroad Chdi 3-2 Pointer Radio Club 2 Sergeant Radio Club Camera Club 3 2-1 Corporal Lieutenant JAMES WALLACE, JR. Toi KDo Ohio JACK ROBERT WHEATLEY Pocatello Idaho 123 ARTHIR CARLTON BARKER. JR. Hampton. Virginia D-1 C. EDWARD BELL Forest Hills, New York 124 D-l STL ART WOOD. JR. Eayetteville, North Carolina C-1 Weigh! I.ifii.if; Clul. 2-1 I,aorosse Swimniin;; l-:i-2-l Tratk Niinierals SergeaiU Minor " A " Navv Star " Kiiii; of tlu ' Indoor Sport " is his title, but don ' t let it deceive yon. Ace firinix believes in dedicating bis leisure hours to the sack or an occasional fling at the social world, bnt he can apply himself to academics or athletics with the same determination. He couples definite convictions with an even teinperainent. and tops them off with sinceritv and a liki-ablc jiersonality. Honor Commiltee 2-1 Sergeant 1 Corporal 2 Ed came to the Academy after spending a year at Manhattan Universitv. A connoisseur of savory food, good music, and pro women, the dean of D-Co ' s week-end set never quite accepted the routine of cadet life. His struggle with the Academic Department was bolstered bv his undving faith in graduation day. 1050. H is this same continual faith that will carry him far in his chosen Callioli. ' Clu Sailing Clul, Radio Clul) 4-3-2-1 Howitzer I Sergeant 1-3-2 Born and bred in the Arni . Stu has traveled widely and seen much. That is a great advantage because it helps his outlook on life. Woody managed to escape academic pitfalls and still have i much time for outside activities. All he wants to do is listen to I jazz classics and be able to enjoy life. A good sense of humor and a proper outlook on life characterize Stu — by these qualities we will remember him. 4 3 1 Company I)-l Tarliial Onicor and Cadol Company ( inmmander: 1,1. Col, iidrus, Cadcl Va.inoN. J- -1. I ' lJIDI ' l of llic (-orps, rar( ' l victorious in its skirmishes witli the rarti al Dcparlmciil and in its unceasing Aca- demic Campaign, will always l»e an intrinsic part ol us. and those chosen to serve her will always remain in our thoughts. If it he true tlial " it takes all kinds to make an arm . " I)-I was an arin . The mipredictable Dune, the Real McCoy, Walter, the tempestuous Tom, Sam Ramsey, and Ace formed the large links of our chain, while Bob and T. (). were our champions on the hand-made, rock-covered, highland links. Our G-2 Department contained nnindane Monty, quiet Dick, durable Denny, D-1 COMPANY 1st Ron: IVanklin, Cannon. Vannov. CalU-v. l ' ;i Rn„: iiard. (iillit-rt. W a I. son. Johns, Fife. Slanlon, Camp. McCov. Felle. Bell CE. Schopper. :ir(l l{„iv: Kiickhahn. Rousli. ll.nrikson. III, Hoir: Bell (; . .Jones. Dinuan. ,) i R„w: Wel.er. Coffin. Lind. Brandon. Keller, McBride, Shaffer, Barker. Wood. I si Roll-: Aaron, Anderson, Lichtenberg. 2nd Ron- Haird, Coughlin, Meighen. Powell, Mulder. Robertson, Matney. 3r l Row: Vandenber I ' liillips. Scruggs. Itli Row: Monsos. Boalner, Willis. 5th Row: Hastings. Milbiirn. Handy, I ' jwing, Depew. and Influence. And led by Hank, we often cheered Jaw. Hawk, Rog and the unchained Otto on the " fields of (not-so-)friendly strife. " Only the B.P. ' s surpassed our prognosticators featuring the glib but oft-confined Gordo, Muck, Yachts, Stones, The Arab, and the system ' s greatest critic, Archie; but none surpassed tlie friendliness of Zeke, Cupie. Bongo, the master-builder Eddie and the generous Stan, nor approached the rustic philosophy of Doc or the subtle humor of Hondo. With such as these, our Army will always be the best. 126 1st Row: Derbes, McKelson, King. 2nd Row: Risden, McGowan, Milner. Reeves, Stokes, Hoenstine. BaUlner, Craig, Kimmel. 3rd Roiv: Mueller, Hodgskin, Tensfeldt. 4th Row: Humble. (Jood, Beck. 5( i Ron-: Loeschiner, Deiss, Waller, Speir, arbrougli, Haskell, Lockard, Baker. 1st Row: Cousland, Wise, Sullivan, Bidstrup. Agatber, Thompson, Pollard, Perlow, Saffer. 2nd Row: Lasher, Noll, Breckenridge, Ashburn. Mason, Tompkins. 3rd Row: Whitchurch, Reich. Glenn, Seigle, Brown, tth Row: Jackson, Mc- Donald, Clark. Dennis. GEORGE WAKDMAJN BELL San Marino California When nol upholding the virtues of So. CaUfornia, George could usually be found reading the latest copy of Sea Magazine. Al- though serious in his duties, he had time to greet everyone with a " Hi Mort! " You could coinit on him to close the windows on those cold mornings. It should indeed he smooth sailing in the future for " Yachts " Bell. Soccer Numerals Monogram Goal Foolliall Weiglil Lifting Ski Club Corporal Sergeant 4-3 4-3-1 2 1 Tom helra ed the famih name of Brandon the tiay he chose the Military Academy instead of the Naval Academy, but the " swab- bies ' " loss was our gain. He made his mark here as a good golfer and the best calculus coach at the Academy. Aside from all this. Tom is an easygoing guv whose willing lielpfidness and whose good nature endeared him to all with whom he came in contact. Golf 4-3-2-1 Minor " A " ' Captain Camera Club German Club Chess Club President Debate Council Radio Club Howitzer 2-1 Pointer 3 Mortar 4-3-2-1 Corporal Sergeant 4-1 2-1 4 4 3 2 1 An imusual musical talent. Western friendliness, and a smile from sunny Arizona were Bongo ' s gifts to the Corps. A true Don Juan, he never let the femmes get the best of him. Lynn ' s earnestness insures a promising future, for his success tomorrow lies in the strength of his apparent motto today: " To try to surpass one ' s self shoidd be an occupation as long as life itself. " 3-2-1 Football l-l Dialectic Society Chapel Choir 1-3-2-1 Secretary Glee Club 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 100th Nile Show 3-2-1 Choral Director THOMAS O. BRANDON CllCAM ) GA California LYNN HOLT CAMP WiLLCOx Arizona 127 MONTY D. COKKIN Milton Kentucky GPX)K(,1. LLRTJS CANJNUN Phoenix Arizona Vi ielding liis I ' vcr laithlul pipe, Ciipie could philosophize on an - thing from ihe ordi-als of dragging to the merits of after-reveille sack. The two-headed coin he used for deciding between the Brown Bov and the books is no indication of George ' s status with the Academic Department. His sincere attitude and congenial nature will continue to make man friends for him wherever he goes. Skeel Club 1 Howilzer French Cluli 3-2-1 Sergeanl Deliale Council 4 Though Montv worked enough to carve himself a place at the top of the class, he still found time for keeping up his correspondence and helping his classmates. His quiet humor and sincerity made him a welcome party to any conversation. He enjoyed and excelled in athletics as well as other activities. However, his favorite pas- time was making each weekend one for some girl to remember. Engineer Foolt)all Slars Camera Cluh W eight Lifting Chih 3-2 3-2-1 3-2-1 German Chil Mortar ( -orporal First Sergeant Dune, though preceded bv a brother and renoimcing his title of " Hot Pilot, ' " still staggered into these monasterial confines. His firm determination and deep love of the Air Force will carry him to high success in his officer career, even if the M-1 still baffles him! Let us hope that on graduation Dune leaves his gooti luck (0 charm at the gate of the Academv where he foimd it upon entrance. J. CLARK DUNCAN Bloomington Football Manager Weight Lifting Club i;amera Club French Club 4-3 Ring Cimimiltee Howitzer 1-3-2-1 (.orporal t-3-2-1 Lieutenant 2-1 4-3-2-1 4-3 Illinois 128 JAMES hoovf:r fette Dennison Ohio Always willing to talk about his home town (every train stops there). Kismet spent his free time in bull sessions or in his upper sack, which he invariably won. A disciple of Onrar Khayyam, Jim quotes to other goats, " If you can ' t spec it — ignore it. " Kismet will always be remembered for his amicability and cheerfulness when things were going wrong. With that attitude he can ' t lose. Sergeant 1 Camera Clul Radio Club 2-1 4-3-: Previous service as a Lieutenant in the Combat Engineers, coupled with an infectious grin and an analytical mind soon placed T mi high in both academics and in the hearts of his classmates. Tom showed his versatilit) by being ecpialh adept as an athlete and as Treasurer of the Pointer. All of us who know him as a sincere friend know that he will find his horizons to be imlimited. General Commit tee 2-1 Pointer Camera Club 3-2-1 Corporal Radio Club 4-3 Lieutenant Special Programs Committee 1-3-2 Although Ross attended Michigan Tech and Texas A M before entering West Point, we did not believe he could sj)end his entire four years here averaging ten minutes study time each night; in June, 1950, we changed our minds and decided Gordo not only possessed public speaking and track ability, swift perception of the incongruous and laughingly gay manners, but brains as well. 4-3 4 2-1 1 Soccer •■ Ha.lioClub Track 2-1 Handball C Russian Cbib 2-1 Howitzer Dialectic Society 3 Pointer lOOlh Nite Show 1 Sergeant Weight Lifting Club 4 THOMAS WILLFORD FIFE, JR. Sioi City Iowa JOSEPH ROSS FRANKLIN Denver Colorado 129 VERNON R. GATLEY, JR. Denver Colokado ROBERT G. GARD. JR. San Antonio Texas Want to boost your morale? Double-date witb Bob sometime. A true extrovert who appreciates humor. Bob always wows the femmes. But this isn ' t the greatest of his qualities by far. On two varsity squads Plebe Year, Bob excelled at golf, and his athletic abilitv greatly aided D-l ' s intramurder. Bob says his most enjoy- able activity was teaching Sunday School, and we believe him. Boxiiif; (iolf Monogram Minor " A " Bask.-ll.all Engineer [ ' oolliall Debate Conneil 1-3-2-1 Snnilay School Teacher 3-2-1 Spanish Chih 2-1 Radio Clnb 2 Sergeant 1 i ' I QUIET! Vern is holding office hours. Do not deduce from this that Vern is always in the sack. Many afternoons find him liiving out some Spanish film or helping a classmate decide between a star sapphire and a rub v. His attributes are many, but the greatest is that above all Vern is a gentleman wherever he is or whomever he is with. This will carry him far on the road to success. Pistol Chlh Rifle Club Spanish (Hub Radio Clnb 3-2-1 1 3-2-1 3-2 Mo lel Railroad Club Weight IJfling Club Sergeant Got a stamp, Hank? The trouble is hi ' has millions of them! Highland Park, HI., the U. of Penn.. and Gil all claimed each other before W.P. The change was a shock, but true to Hanks form, he soon acquainted himself lo the sack, dragging, and various extra activities. His enthusiasm is evidenced by his election as Cheer Leader. Hank ' s easy manner will always win him friends. Lacrosse Manager Cheerleader Camera Club 2 lOOth Nile Show 3-2-1 Spanish Club 3-2-1 2-1 Howitzer 1 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 HENRY A. GILBERT Highland Park Illinois 130 t-3-2-1 Acolyle 2-1 Missal Reader 3 Corporal 2 Sergeaiil 1 MATTHEW T. HENRIKSON Aberdeen South Dakot This rough liewu pnxhict of the Dakota plains eaine to us via hoth the Army and Navy. Noted for his boisterous personahty. llavvi . ' s voice was easily heard in North Area yvhen he became engaged in a heated discussion. Matt placed himself in the annals as the high- est scoring lineman on the defensiye team for the " 48 season. Grim determination will bring even greater honors in the future. Football Numerals Monograms Major " A " The one word which characterizes Howie is variety. His exodus ' from Hlinois was followed by Air Cadets, a happy period at co-ed Northwestern, and a not-so-happy stay in the Military Police. Athletics, a hot trumpet, cleverness as an author, a subtle sense of htniior, and a vast acquaintance with pro femmes all combined into a likeable fellow to whom we wish the best of everything. 4-3 2-1 1 Though Zeke ' s cadet life was beset with constant intrigue because of his women troubles, he still managed to take part in many activities, as well as devote much time to studies. Whenever he undertook a task, he did it well and impressed all who worked with him b his cooperative spirit and unselfish attitude. Zek ' made life interesting by his races with the Academic Departments. Special Programs 3 Ra.lio Chil Cadet Dance Orchestra 4-3-2-1 Pointer Camera Cluh 3-2-1 Sergeant Weight l ifling Chih 4-3-2-1 an.lhall Cluh 3 Model Railroad Club 2 eight Lifting Chih 3-2 French Clid) 3-2 adio Club 4-3-2 -1 Sergeant 1 HOWARD (). JOHNS Kl.MUl HST Fia.INOIS CLARENCE Q. JONES, JR. Muskogee Oklahoma 131 KARL OTTO KUCKHAIIN St. Charles Minnesota RICHARD B. KELLF]R MlNDELEIN Illi ois I Dick gained the re[)utali()n wiiilc we were here at llie Academy of being a hard and a (hiigent worker. He will alwa s be remembered, of course, (or his academic ahilil and lor his winning personality. Dick never forgot bow to relax and enjoy life, and along with this, he has those qualities of sincerity and loyalty which promise him success in bis chosen career in the Army. Soccer 4 Duty CoTTimillee 1 Russian Cliil. 3-2-1 (Camera C.lul) 3-2-1 Deliale ' .oiincil 3-2-1 Morlar 3 Slars 4-3-2 Sergeaul J " We want Otto! " This was the familiar cr of the Army cheering section, for when vital yardage was needed, Armvs " Iron Man of the Gridiron " could do the job. Likewise, bv his bard work, sincerity, and good nature. Kuck won respect and friendship throughout the Corps. Allowing for a few time-outs with bis girl, Kuck is sure to keep driving through whatever obstacles life has to offer. m I Hinii Football Numerals Monogram Major " A " 4-3-2-1 ( erman (!liib Sergeant ROGER CHARLES LIND Park R pids Minnesota Got a cigarette? Here ' s the " Dinnb Swede " with bis warm smile and quiet, modest manner. The Army had Rog well j)repared — udierst. Cornell. South Dakota State, and OCS. He proved bis athletic ability on Plebe Football and Varsit Hocke . Rog ' s varied interests and knowledge of many subjects made him an interesting companion. He even writes good poetr ! What more 4 ChaiMl Choir I- 4-3-2-1 (;i -c Clul. 1 2 Serfiranl 1 3 Ballalion Sergeant Major could you ask? r... ll all Hn ■kr An CI lU Spa nis 1 Ch b 132 Tulsa ROBERT DANA McBRIDE Oklahoma .Wenivii fmenibfreli personaliti, 1! will] itk, iriinii-f liii m iVriD! run aaiil liaril iHirl (rifnil-tif illiliisfitl. r|.s|ilfl» From out (il llic Oklalioiiia I ' oolliills ia the Army came Muck. Althoiigli a goal from tlie word go nothing has daunted his loud, boisterous manner. Alwa s readv with a sharp retort, Bob is well known for his sincerit and nonchalant, eas going wa s. His victory song, many poor routines, parl planning, and lackadaisi- cal attitude will always remind us of the one and onh Muck. Boxing llan(il ali ( liil. (Joal Koulliall Weigh I I, if ling Cliil. GleeClul) 1-3 1 (Chapel C.hoir 100th Nile Show Portngnese Club ' l 2-1 Sergeant 1-3-2-1 2-1 1 1 Emphaticalh declaring. " I woidd rather be bald than red- heade l. " Real entered the Academy determined to give his best. The rigors of a weekend in the city or the vacillating nature of women left him tired but eager to carry on in his friendly way. With his ready smile, fertile mind, and zest for athletics, he has gained many friends and a great deal of respect from the class of ' 50. 2-1 Golf Football Traek Chapel ( :i 3 3-2 4 4-3-2-1 Camera Club Corporal Lieutenant [irf|iarfil- |iriivf ' l hi in. hi- m " ' " Although coining straight otit of high school, Denny ' s academic abilit enabled him to take the West Point svstem in stride with a minimum of difficulty. His all-aroimd athletic ability, his keen appreciation of a joke, and his engaging conversation make him welcome in an) gathering. His most noteworthy peeve is the prevalent Eastern conception tiiat W voining is a broad arid wasteland. Boxing t Debate C nn Weight Lifting 3-2 Pointer Radio Club 4 Sergeant HAROLD EUGENE McCO Cantox Ohio MAURICE D. ROLSll Basin ' yoming 133 JARED BRUCE SCHOPPER Muskogee Oklahoma 134 If ever a man blended naturally with the rugged setting of the West Point eampus, Jared Schopper is the man who did it. An t erect physique, a commanding voice, and a sharp mind placed Shop near the head of his class both in aptitude and in academics. With his eve set on the goal of perfection. Shop went through the Academy as a leader. The past augurs a great future for Jared. Boxing Deliale Coiiiiril President Sunday School I ' eaclier Stars 1-3-2 Pointer 3 i-2-1 Corporal 2 Captain 1 3-2-1 1 Brigade Sni.ply OfTioer Shaf shoved off from the Navy to cast his anchor at West Point. Quiet and likeable, he was somewhat shy to show off his abilities. but it wasn ' t long before we realized that the guy was gifted with academic, artistic, and athletic genius. Though cobwebs decked his books, his face was always familiar in the first section. It look- like smooth sailing for the pride of Pennsylvania. Club Weight Lift Kadio Chil) Pointer 3 3 1-3 Howitzer Sergeant iiqialifaii ' ' ' leparlinfii " lii ballif ,i(li iiiiiiulf ijiliiijlVam Ian. Ifannf fciiiiil linif itiiiilif . 1 Ifjiii iMile GEORGK UKHN A Kl) SHAFFER Ambridge Pennsylvania I»?0|| 10 dill i: esl PoiiL fcaiilitijil ' lilleijwilli ' ' fls itAi, ion.lt 14, Knjoying a close roiUest, whether it l)e in athletics or sliulies. Stan soon discovered that his natural Itrillianee enahled him to keep one step ahead of academics with little slu(h ing. J lis success with that department of Vi est Point is evidenced h the three stars he sports on his bathrobe. As Stan leaves us, we all know that he will fill each minute with sixt seconds of distance run. Van. tearing himself awa from his never-ending flow of fan mail, fomid time during his sta at the Academv to excel in man activities. The spirit that marked him as an asset to the football team made his fight for tenths much easier. His hardest battle was to prove to his German " P " that Southern Germans spoke with a Rebel accent. This spirit will carry him far in his career. Foodiall Numerals Monogram Lacrosse Numerals Hop Commiuee Corporal Captain WALTER C. STANTON, JR. Washington District of Columbia WALTER MONROE VANNOY, JR. Lynchburg Virginia 135 ROBLRT IR LN V ' hBER Minneapolis Minnesota JOHN WILLIAM WATSON, JR. Columbus Mississippi A eurlv lock or two, thinning at the edges, and a slow Mississippi drawl — who else but the Doc? Sorrowing for two years spent in the Infantrv and considering anyone not in last section a hive, he was no trial to live with until told he was devilishly handsome, but his inherent congenialitv and sense of fairness inspire all who know him to the feeling " Thev don ' t come any belter. " 3-2-1 1 Dehalo Com cil 3-2 Bugle Notes ( aiiiera Cliil 3-2-1 Sergeant Sni.ilav Scho )l Teacl (T 3-2 A happv-go-Iuckv guy with a tremendous smile is the best way to describe the Jaw. Coming to West Point from Minneapolis, Bob proved that the bo s from the Northland not onl play hockey but a little football and baseball too. His love for a good story and a g »od laugh has been a constant source of pleasure to his class- mates, just as it will be to his brother officers in the future. 1 Koekev 1-3-2-1 Baseball Numerals Fooll.all Numerals ttoekey Numerals Monogram Major " A " Sergeant Listening to Archies descriptions of the coal mines or bis most imusual interpretations of the happenings of cadet life is always interesting. His abilities do not end here: both in academics and in athletics, he is verv competent. Perhaps his outstanding char- acteristics are great self-reliance and an easygoing manner which enable him to make friends with a great variety of people. I ' islol Clul. 3 Camera Club 3-2-1 Camera Club Sergeant ARCHIE L. WOOD Christopher Illinois 136 . ;econd battalion staff ;.s( Row: Crawford. I ' i. Koir: Roll,-. lVnni-kam|.. Sirinlclon. Dursl. 137 Company E-1 Taolical Officer anil Cadet Company Commander: Ll. Col. Garrell, Cadet Aman. As DISTINGUISHED a rogues ' assembly as ever yoiril find, this E-Co. We established our supremacy in mihtarv aptitude by graciously donating our Black Jack Murphy to the Corps as First Captain and class president. Then we started down the path to reform under Bill ' s guiding hand. Near-precedents fell when Rod, Harvey, and the Gazelle put stars on their collars and we relinquished our perennial cellar domain in drill status to occupy the runner-up post in the fall. Not to be headstrong in changing custom, however, Doyle and Stuff held the fort loyally in last section. Skip covered a jacket with E-1 COMPANY 1st Hi)ir: Scoll, Cameron. Holle. 2iul Row: Vandersluis. ( )slerndorf, MeCiiiire. Brown. Fray. Kindi . Jolinsriid. Saallier};. Di on. Filield. Mnrphy. 3nl Koiv: Snoke. Rilteman, Howard. Ith Ron-: l rosser. SlufC Koss. SlIi Run: Pierre. Roach, W illerford. Kimes. Doyle, lloham, Davis. Malthiessen. 138 iiililar •orp aN patli to n Rod, uppcM . Doyle ft iiilli .s7 Row: Moroney. Dorlon. Schliil U-r. I ' m. Kdii: Simpson Rl. Slumm, Veuriiik. iililii. I ' . ;ins, KiTil. Martin. 3r( Roic lis.lil. Hr.ll. I ' il.li ( i Km,: Bashore. Sar :cnl. Slorlidali-. . ' llt Kmi: Macklin. Simpson IJ. Slicridaii. W illiam .. llM-n la. 1st Row: Jaggers. Woodruff, Linkenhoger. 2ii l Row: Schroeder, Brewster, Leggett, Benedict, Devins, Keilt, Purcell, Nixon. Szymczyk. Sril Row: Wallis, Brewer, Girdner. ttli Roic: SuUen- berger. Winger. Lash, Lyncli. 5th Roiv: Peteison, Paluli, Thompson, Reeder, Elhs, llildehranri, Morgan, (Jrihhle, McQuarrie. gridiron stars, Phill and Harvey matched turns uith the Tac in the chlorine bowl, Lou mingled with the mat-manglers. Bob flicked foils with the fencing fanatics, Fred sailed serenely down the Hudson, and Jim sacked up in center field. Meanwhile, to keep us laughing, the Prophet ably handled the complaint and general difficulty department with his ever-readv twentv-minute word. In all. though, we cant have changed too greatly here for Iwo goes, as he came, munching an extra pie. 1st Rotv: ( iole, (]urrie. DeLxie, (iross, McDonnell, Slinson, Olsen. 2iul Ron: Morion, Sofis, Porter. Jones. 3r(l Row: Merrigati, Bradhiirv, Fuller. I til Roir: Benz. Maher. 5tli Run: Booiie. Flick, .lolin. 6tli Row: Lavender. Rush. 7th Ron: Hess. Neilson, White, Haves. PHILIP LAWRENCE BOLTE Washington District of Colimbia WILLIAM GEORGE AMAJN, JR. II KTviLLE, Ohio E-1 Hill surrciKlercd lieutenant ' s bars and the pilot ' s seat of a B-29J for a position in dress o;re and an eleetrieit book, hut with type- writer primed he plunged into work, lie bridged acatlemies with an] engineer ' s seale and captured Philadelphia weekends, a fiancee, andi high rank on the aptitude list. So goes Will, as he came, in officer ' sl dress with golden bars — but not long unmarried. Fishino; Cliih 2-1 Howilzer 4-3 (Jerman Clul. 3-2 i ' .iiiner 4-3-2-1 ' (Camera Club Kailiu Clul Oialeclic Society Treasurer President Here vou are, ladies, the handsomest man in the Corps. He ' s not only good looking but he has a personalit to match! Always read) with a joke, he never fails to heighten spirits when he ' s around. An industrious worker, Phil stands high in academies and put in four hard vears on Arm " s swimming team. An Arm Brat, Phils well on his wav to becoming an excellent officer with a brilliant future. 2-1 Howilzer 3-2 i ' oimer 3-2-1 OHice Manager t.3-2-l .orporal 4-3-2-1 Captain Swimming Numerals Monogram Water Polo Clul. Vice President 4-3-2- 1 Corporal Ijieutenant Battalion Adjutant 4-3-2-1 Sandy joined the Corps after being tempered by Army service both afield as a doughboy and as a student in the ITSMAP program at Amherst. Possessed of a conscientiotis spirit and a quick mind he found academics but a slight challenge. Participation in athletics occupied most of his free time. Now we send him into the Army confident that his friendly wa s will bring him innumerable new friends and success. Concert Orchestra 4 Ki " g Committee 2-1 Spanish Club 3 Sergeant 1 VANCE SAUNDERS BROWN, JR. Mount Shasta California 140 iufaB..1 llmliilym liaucef.iiij e.iiioicfr ' i .ffviofW I ||[ii rani ,i,Liiiinill» in allil rtalilf " DAVJU HEKDMAN CAMERON Southampton New York With a year at M.I.T. behind him, Dave has ahvays managed to stay close to stars. Haihng from a resort town, his one complaint has been that femmes never seem to be home when he is. But after a twenty dav trip to France during Cow summer, his social life was well taken care of. Always the center of activities in the com- pany, Dave has a sound logic and great enthusiasm which will carry him to the top. Gymnastics French Club Honor Committee Howitzer ( orporal Lieutenant With a sigh that that gruelling Yearling " Chem " course is far behind. Bill gratefully received his commission and diploma. No stranger to Army life, his father and brother being graduates. Bill came to the Academy via the well-known " poop " school route. His amiable personality and cheerful disposition, except for the first ten minutes out of the sack, will remain with us as a reminder of a fine friend. Spanish C.hih Sergeant First one up at reveille and last one in bed at taps, Lou could never find time to keep up with his many and varied activities. The Wilkes-Barre mauler didn ' t mind, though, because the Tactical Department was never able to keep up with him either. Next to beating the T.D. Lou likes to tell stories best. With all these abilities we know he will go a long way in the Armored. 4 Gymnastics Numerals Wrestling German Club 3-2 3-2-1 Art Club Dance Orchestra Radio Club Sergeant 4-3-2-1 4-3 2-1 1 %0: WILLIAM DANIEL DAVIS Washington District of Collmbia LOUIS F. Wilkes-Barre DIXON Pennsylvania 141 GEORGE CLARK FIFIELD South Lancaster Massachusetts JOHN AARON FRAY, JR. Dayton 142 Ohio EDWARD JAMES DOYLE Washington District of Columbia The rigors of West Point were nothing new for Jim, as " Punchy is an old liand at the game. An advocate of less academics and more free time. Jim sparked the company in all sports. Possessing an admirable disposition and a friendly smile. Jim ' s only diflficidties were fracases with his monthly account, and what the T.D. would do next. In or out of the Army, Jim ' s success is inevitable. From the 1st of Jul until the 16th of July, 1946, George, " Foo " Fifield had the distinction of being the only Cadet-Fireman First Class in the class of 1950. The Navy was reluctant to relinguish its hold on George but finally, convinced that they were losing him to a better service, discharged him. Navy had lost once again to Army which will be certain to profit by the exchange. Radio Club 4-3-2-1 Sereeanl 1 One of the more industrious members of his class, John ' s enthu- siasm in both academics and athletics won him a position with the best. He put his abilities to good use in coaching tenth-lacking cadets besides contributing his talents to the swimming team and lacrosse team. His consistent will to succeed will not fail to bring him recognition in the Army. 3-1 1-3 3 Swimming 4 Camera Club Numerals Howitzer Engineer Fool ball 2 Mortar Lacrosse 4-3 Corporal Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 Sergeant French Club 4-3-2-1 I ailemifj aii ' . Posiessii! Ii ilifeijlliii T.D.Boiill ' iirie. " F( irrnian Firil Id relinjiiiil rr kin; bin ore asain iilin ' s « lion will fnlliJadii " ! Bg Kani (ailiobrii! FKEDKICK U. IIOIIAM Fort Wayne Indiana Fred entered the Acadeiny I ' roiii George Washington University where he was studying medic ine. He mixed the virtue of complete sincerity with a jocund sarcasm residting in a lasting impression on us all. Fred " s contributions from the General Committee to the sailing team and his influence on the election committee were in- dicative of his whole-hearted enthusiasm to his associates at West Point. Sailing Club General Commit tee 1-3-2- t 2-1 Serfieant Radio Club 2-1 Dialectic Socielv 3-1 Sergeant 1 Persuaded bv the Academic Board to the five-year course, John wedged a trim path through the liberal arts of upperclass academics while bull-dozing through the mechanical methods demanding high-velocity, 16-c linder slide rules. Agile with rifles, he early joined the squint and squeeze men. A disciple of Stonewall Jack- son, Darby has decided to cover his Army course on foot. Rifle Team t-3- Numerals French Club 3-2 Camera Club 2-1 Mel entered the Acadeiny with a background of combat experience and the comment, " My mother calls me ' T-bone ' . " Mel was trans- ferred to E- Co from A-1 " to spread the flanker gospel. " At the Academy Mel constantly worked toward his goal of military per- fection. We will remember him in particular for his friendliness, for his imperturbable spirit, and his unending interest in the Air- borne. Spanish Club 3-2-1 Corporal Sunday School Teacher 3-2-1 Sergeant Special Programs Committee 2-1 JOHN DARBY IIOWAKI) Florence Alabama MELVIN HENRY JOHNSRUD Minneapolis Minnesota 143 NEAL BERT KINDIG Medicine Lodge Kansas IKA LAFAYETTE klMES, JR. Richmond Virginia The Marines have landed, and there he is! Ira ' s radiant spirits and good humor have made him a perpetual center of attraction. The combined strength of a gorilla and agility of a gazelle have made him a natural in lacrosse. His last minute races with the Academic Department have always heen a source of excitement. Ira ' s undy- ing vigor and common sense will send him far in the Army. Lacrosse 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Monogram He may not have learned to wear shoes in Medicine Lodge, but he came to us with enough book-learning to make up for his primitive Kansan past. Working up the hard way, it took Neal until Yearling Year to earn stars. A natural hive, he was a blessing to his goat roommates and will be a godsend to the Army. Neal ' s abundance of brains and natural friendliness will carry him far as an officer in the Arm . Track 4-3 German Club 2-1 Numerals Radio Club 3-2-1 Camera Club 3-2-1 Stars 3 Concert Orchestra 4-3 Sergeant 1 Actors are hams: radio amateurs are hams; hams come from Iowa. C.J. scores on all three points (100th Night, W2KGY, Monticello, Iowa). Mayor M., C.J. ' s father, weighs a sprightly 325 and as C.J. hopes to emulate him, we ' re predicting big things for him. His good humor has a perfect complement in his ability to enjoy hard work — an unbeatable combination which cannot fail to bring success. CLARENCE J. MATTHIESSEN, JR. Monticello Iowa Glee Club 4-3-2-1 l OOlh Nite Show 4-3-2.1 Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 Radio Club 2-1 German Club 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 144 I Long Island MARK McQUIRE New York Mark came to West Point as the pride of Long Island. A natural hive with a goat ' s amhition, Mark floated through academies, but maintained himself a ramrod for duty and a tower of virtue in matters of honor. Mark also contributed his fine tenor voice and abilities as a track man to his Alma Mater. His Irish smile and imusual sense of humor won him fame if not renown throughout the Corps. 2 1 Track 4-3-2-1 Pointer Gymnastics 4 Sergeant Catholic Choir 4-3-2-1 In 1588 the Spanish Armada was wrecked off the British Isles and in 1946 an ex-Second Looie left Staten Island, which accounts for " Black Jack ' s " presence at LTSMAY. Although a slipstick was sometimes a mystery to Jack, the ready wit and leadership that made him at home on the " friendly fields, " in debating, and made him our Class President will carry him far in his militar career. Football 4-3-2 Honor Committee 1 Numerals Duty Committee 1 Monogram Catholic Choir 4-3-2-1 Lacrosse 4-3-2-1 Class President 2-1 Numerals Corporal 2 Monogram Captain 1 Debate Council 4-3-2-1 Brigade Commander General Committee 3-2-1 A tour at the U. of Wisconsin and in the Army endowed Chuck with a collegiate spirit with a military twist that enabled him to dominate the academic, military, and social aspects of the Point. His presence depleted gloom; his sinceritj ' assured success. Whether carrying out an order or playing end on E-Co ' s championship team. Chuck played life ' s game with matchless courage and loyalty. 2-1 1 Concert Orchestra German Club 4-3 3 Camera Club Sergeant I JOHN MICHAEL MURPHY ST ' ri: isi.wn Ni;w York CHARLES J. OSTERNDORF Milwaukee Wisconsin 145 HARVEY WILLIAM PROSSER, JR. Oakland California Football Lacrosse Camera (Miih I 4 4-3-2-1 Krencli Club Sergeanl Swimming Water Polo Stars 4-3-2-1 4-2 3-2 Corporal Sergeant EDWARD MARTIN PIERCE Indiana Pennsylvania Ed came to West Point hailin ; IVoin the " keystone " ' state. After he had washed off the eoal (hist and settled down, his athletic and academic progress marked him as a man sure to succeed. A disciple of Cidbertsoii. " Porkv " works a mean finesse. He also spends a good amount of his time in the Camera Chih darkroom printing pictures for insertion in the most ponderous of all scrapbooks. Ilarvev entered Central Area with Texas sand still in his shoes. , He soon got the sand out of them hut he never did get it out of his ||: hair. Possessing an imquenchahle thirst for water and knowledge 1 he became a slave to the swimming pool and the Academic De- partment; the rest of his spare time was spent in the sack resting his chlorinated eves and dreaming of graduation and the Air Force, j Anyone who has visited " Ritteman ' s Gym " during C.Q. can vouch for Ritt ' s athletic abilitv. For him. quill flowed freely and tenths were imimportant. However he will always be prepared to face life ' s " rattvs " with his eas going manner: those around him will never miss his friendh attitude and keen sense of humor: and his practical outlook on life will contribute to his inevitable success. Hockey 4-3-2-1 French Club Camera Club 3-2-1 Sergeant Concert Orchestra 4 RALPH ALLAN RITTEMAN Hawley Minnesota 146 PAUL A. ROACH. JR. Las Cruces New Mexico slate, Alio From tlic land of torlillas and cncliiladas Paul brought to West atUeticaiJ Point a friendix smile that won him the friendship of all who knew him. Naturalh athletie. Paul exeelled in basketball and ilsospendf tennis. A typieal Sunday morning would find him promoting priiitiiij some form of violent exercise and dragging his classmates off to the gymnasium protesting of being robbed of their sleep. Spanisli (jliib 2 Sergeant 1 mpbooki, ! in his sIkksj tilonlotlii id bo»ifilw cademit Df- ■safkrestiif lifAirFow. i ' if C.IJ. « rdfrffN ' jpreparfil ' i faroifflill ' ' ' table suff» ' 1 1 To keep in contact with the outside world Jim has found it neces- sary to become a private pilot and a radio operator. Ilis approved solution to the o-minute swim test is to run along the bottom of the pool; however, his lung capacit) has not yet proven sufficient. Jim couldn ' t carr a tune in a bushel basket, but he has managed to carry his full academic and administrative load. Boxing Radio Club Secretarj ' Presidenl 4 4-3-2-1 Spartan life was no mystery to Jack when he entered West Point, for he had been in the Infantr during the war. Being older than most of his classmates, his primarx desires lay in completing his education: however, he still found time to participate extensively in athletics and debating. His mature mind and common sense will insure The Prophet ' s climb to material and social success. 4-3 Cross Country Numerals Monogram Track Numerals Camera Club French Club Debate Coum Corporal Sergeant 3 4-3-2-1 3-2-1 JAMES A. ROSS. JR. Pittsfield Massachusetts JOHN JACOB SAALBERG Kingston Pe sylvama 147 IVnRON DOW SNOKE Goshen Indi n WINFIELD WAYNE SCOTT, JR. Winchester Virginia In 1916 Virginia sent us a good-natured, modest gentleman who was to leave a host of records in his wake. He reached near great- ness as a halfback on the " Big Rabble " and set the Academy broadjump mark. His physical prowess was matched by his con- sistent academic work but far surpassed by the Marmth, sincerity, and depth of his friendliness. Now West Point sends the Army a real leader. Football Major " A " Navy Star Coach Track Major " A " Navy Star Acolyte Corporal Lieutenant 2-1 2 1 Calm of manner, conscientious of duty and ever thoughtful ofl others, Ronnie hails from the Iloosier state. Excelling in academics, facile with language, he was one of ten selected for a sinnmer tour of France. Ronnie, an ardent student of geopolitics, is well versed in both foreign and domestic affairs. Capable leader and athlete, avid squash player, he ' s engineer bound and certain to succeed. 2 1 French Club 2-1 Corporal Hop Manager 4-3-2-1 Lieutenant General Committee 4 Jim came to us fro m the rolling hills of Ohio, but was detoured along the way by eleven months service in the Navy. You might say that Jim and baseball are synonymous. An outstanding center- fielder and a fine team player made him a favorite of the local fans. No one fears for Jim ' s future as we all know that his self-confidence and dogged determination will guide him up the ladder of success. I -3-2- 1 Baseball Numerals Major " A Duty Committee Sergeant JAMES WARREN STUFF Cincinnati Ohio 148 HOWARD JUHN VANDERSLUIS, JR. Washington, D. C. E-1 With the background of mihtarv life at Staunton Military Arad- emy and the academic life of Sullivan ' s School, Van began his cadet career. liilc generous and considerate with his friends. Van could take and deliver punishment, as fellow members ol ihe box- ing squad can testifv. With his aggressive spirit and amiable personality. Van will make a success of his chosen occupation. Cross Country 4 Debate Council 2-1 Numerals Russian Club 4-3-2-1 Boxing 4-3-2 Sergeant 1 Lacrosse 4 The majority of Bobs time at USMAY was occupied by slashing some poor victim with a sabre, plotting to retain bis reserve com- mission, and coaching a goat wife. Combining the rare virtues of an academical and practical mind the only problem that ever bothered him was the choice between OD and Argyle. His unfailing devotion to the svsteni and his associates make it difTicult to say " so long. Bob; happy landings. " Fencing Baseball Manager Camera Club French Club 4-3-2-1 Radio Club 3 Pointer Corporal 4-3-2-1 Lieutenant 3-2-1 4-3-2-1 4-3 2 1 I Phil swapped the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia for the Hud- son Highlands of New York and scenically was never quite satis- fied. According to him there is nothing like home, especially when it ' s in " Ole Virginnv. " This doesn ' t mean he w-asn ' t happy here, for though his extreme good nature and youthful look made him the butt of manv jokes, bis was a presence welcomed by everyone. 1 Sw Numerals Hop Manager Pointer Sergeant 4-3 1 ROBKRT DALE WILLERFOKI) V NuYS, California 1,-1 CYRUS PHILLIP BARGER Waynesboro, Virginia F-1 149 •• »r Company F-1 Taolical Officer and (ladel Company Commander: Ll. Col. York, Cadel Strickland. J. HE new Air Force iiniforin will permit some of u.s to change directly from cadet grey to Armv blue, as Bennvs flagon song counselled us to do. However, to get those front seats in the Field House has taken the 31 of York ' s Own Volunteer Foot some 1436 days, some 1900 books, approximately fifteen months of slugs, and four hogsheads of the nectar available at Cullum and 70 Park. Sueno is now aware of women, and Line at last marches in formation but Knott still sleeps (just resting) through reveille while measuring Korean hats, and Meredith yet maps Rebels positions with blue pencil. Plebe year — what F-1 COMPANY 1st Row: Roberts. Eichelberger, Barger. Hiil l)ard. 2ntl Roir: Durst. Breitwieser, Fullerton, Donahue, Strickland, Slay, Tilson, Parmly, Flinn, lyeggett. Pierce. 3ril Roiv: Stewart, leredilli. a f(iril. Ith Roiv: Knolt, Weaver. Thomas. 5th Row: Faurer, Seitz, Todsen. Cloar, Batchelor. llansotte, Hammond. I ' lillle. McBriile. (Jaffnev. 150 I 1st Hdic: Esser, Giordano. Johnson. Und Kmi: WinCuM. V.-llella, Cliarnev, Lemnilzt-r, Clarke. McLean. Kovalskv. 3rd Row: Farrinjilon. Me- niaini. I.andrv. till Roiv: Dotv. Pills, Pendleton. r.lli «„;,. larsli, Cnnl, Toole. Ilarrol.l. 1st Row: Wohl, Maloney, VIcCullongh. 2nd Row: White, Boone, Carlone, Carpenter, Hilmo. Eckert, Gleason, Cowan, Vining. 3rd Run-: Rehin. Spaulding, Melancon. 4th Ron-: Gerhardt. (Jraf- lon, Norton. 5th Rviv: Lentz. Rnle, Smith. Kleher " . Clavlirook, Hill, Perrill, Zellem. joy! — turned Tut Parmly (of the .same clan) and ABC into our planners, and as yearlings all of us were busy receiving or sending Dear Johns. Last year Deacon Durst and his " Setter " brought the seven day intra- mural week to the cows and the Cup to the Tac, while as a .senior, Batchelor , the four striper, regularly weekended at West Point. And what happened to the rest of us in the meantime? Well, we are content, and a bit proud, to have lasted, however quietly, these last four years. 1st Row: Meyer, Stonevnrner, Harris, tlarler Filaseta, Nngent, Conder. 2iid Row: Ohiinger Walker, Groshans. 3rd Roiv: Myers, Piekelt Hosmer. Ith Row: Williams, Brewbaker, Lohrli 5th Row: Townsend. Kallman. 6( i Row: Eubanks Thompson, Schmidt. 7th Row: Kincaid, Mavis Hth Row: Crosbv, Wesner, Wilson. ALBERT GUSTAV BREITWIESER, III SusANViLLE California CLYDE ROSS CLOAR San Bernardino California 152 EDWARD BATCHELOR Greenville North Carolin Our cold grey walls have oft resounded with the praises of North Carolina and Southern weather h its pride and joy. A most colorful character. Ed is renowned for an enormous total of sack time, his resolute spirit, a natural ojift of convincing people, and his genuine love of " Ye olde good tyme. " In the annals of the History Department will be found the proof of Ed ' s true calling. Water Polo Club Radio Chill t-3 3-2-1 Debale Council Sergeant 3-2-1 1 Al came from the land of sunshine and never became accustomed to West Point winters, even though skiing is his true love. He made a good roommate — alwavs readv for a friendiv argument, a practical joke, or a boodle fight. After winning the battle with the Academic Department over Portuguese, there is no doubt that Al can handle anv assignment which comes his wav in the Armv. loilct |riTaii .neai II nil II Camera Club 3-2 -1 Art Club Dialectic Society I President Sergeant I It is said people develop compensating factors to make up for deficiencies. Clvde " s is his abilit to recover from reveille and be cheerful the rest of the da . Although not a Barrymore, his portraval of a seal in the Color Line Show ranks him high among actors. Clyde ' s claim to fame lies in his ability to overstay leave and not suffer the consequences. He shoidd go a long way in the Army. Glee Club 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 ALliKKT B. CRAWFORD, JR. Tucson Arizona Al Crawford, God ' s gif ' l lo goaU rooinmales. has made quite a name for himself at the Military Academy. Besides wearing stars, being a class leader in ever phase t)f cadet life and a better-than- average athlete, he valianth conducted the Battle of the Laundry Rates as Secretary of the General Committee. His strength of character and versatility giye great promise for the future Baseball I Bugle Notes 3-2-1 Boxing I Pointer 3 Weight Lifting Clul 3-2-1 Corporal 2 Stars 3 Captam 1 General Committee 2-1 Battalion Commander Secretary " Flip ' s " ability to have a good time is only exceeded by his ability to sleep through an ything including the reveille bell. A former private first class with many talents, he came to West Point yvitb a wealth of experience and common sense. A warmhearted Irish- man with a keen sense of hinnor. the ability to apply himself, and a deep understanding of human nature. Phil will go far in the Army. 2 Football Track Numerals 4-3 4-3 Camera Club Corporal Lieutenant Not satisfied with being in the first sections. Jay deHghted in giv- ing valuable instruction to his classmates. His pet peeve was the cadet laundry, and he enjo ed most yveekends. sports, good books and music. His cheerfulness, timely humor, and likable personality all combine to make him the warm friend he is to everyone. His many capabilities all point toward a successful career. Track Corporal Lieutenant Battalion Supply Officer PHILLIP HENRY DONAHl ' K RocKFOKi) Illinois JAY BERNARD DURST WiNDBER Pennsylvania 153 •« r LINCOLN DAVID FAIRER Philadelphia Pennsylvama I GKORGK liAYLOK KICIIKLBEKGER, JR. Norfolk Virginia I ' rom Cainid ' s playgroun l our fair-haired boy came to West Point via the Army. " Ike " was able to overcome the usual cadet ob- stacles by his Christian attitude and his perseverance. These qualities also aided him in his extracurricular activities which mainh consisted of teaching Sunda School and playing soccer. Never without a " good word, ' " our " bow-legged " hero gained numerous friends. Soccer Minor " A " (Tvmnaslics Numerals 1-3-2-1 Sunday School Teacher Superhitendenl 4 Corporal First Sergeant Line stuck to his soccer faithfully, and logged an equivalent number of hours reading in the sack. His wealth of available knowledge on an current topic was proportional to the ninnerous best sellers which Line digested with ease. His one year at Cornell paid dividends academically, while the ninnber of his genuine friends in the coin[)anv is a good indication of his pleasing per- sonalitv. Soccer Numerals Monogram Minor " A " Boxing Weight trifling Cluh Spanish C ' lub Sergeant Hardened in youth to the frontier life of subin ' ban Long Island, combat in the South Pacific and the intricacies of cadet life were tio problem for Bob. Post-reveille sprints labelled him " Rapid Kobert. " The antithesis of apath . driven (usualh coke-powered) b an implacable passion for knowledge and a pervading fear and hatred of mediocrity, his mark will be where he chooses to place it. Kifle 2-1 General Committee 4-3 Monogram Corporal 2 Model Railroad Cluh 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Dialectic Society 3 ROBERT FRANCIS FLINN Stony Brook New York 154 I GEORGE KAE FULLEUTON Boston Massachusetts With one brother a Harvard Grad and another a Yale Grad George chose the Mihtarv Acadenl . Verv definitely in the " upper portion " of his class. George demonstrated to many of us both his wiHingness and abihtv to solve our academic problems. His patient classes of extra instruction kept the long grey line as long as possible. A versatile athlete, he excelled on the cinder track. Soccer Track Russian Cliiij 4 2-1 3-2 Radio ( .lul. Corporal Sergeant 2-1 2 1 Before entering the Academv Bob spent some time in the Navy and at Cornell Lniversitv. He soon proved himself to be a capable and cheerful worker, consistently showing up well on the com- pany ' s athletic squads: but he usually preferred to spend his extracurricular time working on the Hundredth Night Show ' s stage crews. By far his most distinctive feature was his inde- structible good nature. Radio Club Dialectic Society 3 2-1 lOOlh Nile Show Sergeant 2-1 1 Rumor has it that " Ham " was discharged from the Navy to be sent to a mental institution, but somehow a mistake was made and he arrived at West Point. Combine a straightforward character and a love for sports and you have " Hambone. " hen he wasn t in class or at the gym he could be foimd playing solitaire or dis- cussing athletics. He used his athletic ability in track, boxing, and football. Track Numerals Boxing 4 3-2 Football Monogram Howitzer Sergeant JOHN R. GAFFNEY Ro«:kk()hi) Illinois LYMAN U. HAMMOND, JR. BiNGHAMTON NeW YoRK 155 NORMAN FAILOR HUBBARD Denver Colorado LOLIS BKRi ARD HANSUTTK Hollywood California Lou, a native of ihe dark glasses clan of Hollywood, attended U.C.L.A., Stanford, and Amherst before entering West Point, enabling him to ease through academies without undue fatigue. Besides being an expert on the handball court, Lou is also an expert with the camera and piano, which, coupled with his win- ning personality, will always make him welcome at any gathering. Kanill.all Cliih 1-3-2- Chapel Cliimer 4-3-2- Camera Uliil) 3-2-1 IJialeclic S(x;ielv ■1-2 Russian Clul) 3-2 Howilzer 4 Treasurer Sergeant 1 Handball Club Camera Club 2-1 3 El came to the Point straight from a New Jersey high school. Many hours spent in the gymnasiinn or running in the hills aided his performance on the intramural teams, while winter found him in the cast or chorus of several 100th Nile shows. Coupled with a passionate desire to fly. El ' s sineerit and capacity for hard work will make him a valuable oflficer and a creditable soldier. Water Polo Club 4 Weight Lifting Club 3-2 UtOlh Nite Show Sergeant 3-2 1 Signalling his yvelcome approach by a blinding flash of red hair, Hubs pleasant greeting and ready wit personif his friendliness and even temperament. To one used to the cold winters and warm summers of Denver. Colorado, the weather at the Point offered no challenge. The new life did, though, and we remember the admir- able, and at times amusiiiK. way he met the challenge. sfl( a a i ELLIOTT REYNOLDS KNOTT MoNTCLAiR New Jersey 156 mi t RUSSELL EUGENE LEGGETT Catasauqua Pennsyi.v ma Russ, one of tlu- older members of the class is constantly being reminded of those ever increasing " silver threads among the gold. " Always cheerful and smiling, Russ never lets this kidding get the best of him. which is one reason for his great popularit . As a star fencer and excellent student, Russ has left a fine record behind him with prospects for a better one in the Air Force. 1-3-2-1 Honor Committee 1 Fencing Monogram Chapel Choir Honor Committee Corporal Sergeant hiii Those of us who have been close to Mac will remember the hand- some, usualh serious lad from Apopka as the boy with the ready smile for everyone. Often wishing he coidd make the Academic Dept. appreciate him as the women did, Mac distinguished him- self as a hard worker who also knew how to enjoy himself. When we think of Tom. all of us will recall a cadet who was tridy a gentleman. Duty Committee 2-1 Sergeant 1 Corporal 2-1 2 Not content with coming from the great state of Texas. Dave sought to distinguish himself in many other ways. An average student, he by-passed studies often to apply himself to his re- search of the Civil War. His spontaneous wit and disarming smile make him aia engaging and worthwhile friend. " A true Southern Gentleman, he never sacrificed his nobilit to being a scholar. " Football Boxing Lacrosse Rifle t Camera Cliil t Radio Club 4 Pointer 2-1 Sergeant 3-2-1 3-2-1 3 1 niOMAS E. McBRIDE Al ' OI ' K DAVID SUTTON MEREDITH, III LoNGviEW Texas 157 Troy JAMES R. PIERCE Pennsylvania OLIVER WOLCOTT PARMLY San Antomo Texas Tut came to West Point after two years in the Army. Tlie two generations of Parmlvs who have been to the Academy can be proud of their offspring. Fencing was his sport and singing his pastime. Tnt " s abiHty to lielp otliers will liold him in good stead in anv companv. The Academic Department took. Httle of Tut s time because of pure luck. How lie did it. liis classmates will never know. I ' encing Numerals Monogram Minor " A " ( atliolic Choir German ( lub Glee Chiii The abilitv to sleep in anv and all situations is said to be a military attribute. If this is true. Bob (Sueno) will be a complete success in the Armv. A boxer, and a would be " Joe Palooka. " Bob has the same amiable disposition and can never do enough for his man friends and acquaintances. His abilitv to make friends and get along with others will be beneficial to him always. 1| 1-3-2-1 Acolvtes 3-2-1 King Committee 4-3-2-1 Chairman Howitzer 4-3-2-1 2-1 Corporal 2 3-2 Lieulenanl 1 1-3-2-1 Boxing Numerals Howitzer Sergeant Missouri has supplied us with a President, but we feel that she has sent her best to the Point. There are very few of us who could match Bob ' s full and diversified life or " good deals " here, nor could we ask for a better man as a friend. The only qtiestion that remains is how Boh will manage to flv his airplane and still keep the customary cute femme on one arm and a camera under the other. LILBERN BERYL ROBERTS Cross Country Radio Club Camera Club 1-3-2-1 1-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 roiiuiM- Corporiil SergeaiU 1-3-2-1 1 Saint Joseph Missouri 158 3-M m BATES SHARP %; emo tc K 159 JAMES RICHARD SLAY Alexandria Louisiana R. JORDAN SEITZ Garden Grove Iowa From Iowa, owl where tlie tall corn grows, came Jordy Seitz, the cosmopolitan farmer. He wasn ' t always in agreement with the Tactical Department ' s approved solution, but Jordy weathered the slorni ol ' ellow slips and became an influential member of the choir and the guardian of the companx morals. His boundless friendliness will make him welcome anx where, just as it has at West Point. Calholic Choir Acolyle 1-3-2-1 Debate Coumil 2-1 Sergeant After three x ears in Louisiana colleges. Dick, (known lo nian as " Pappy " ) won his silver wings and commission in the Army Air Forces. As a cadet he was extremely popular in the Corps and engaged in many extracurricular activities. He was a mainstay on the Academy ' s Pistol Team. Dick ' s ability to make and keep friends and his excellent sense of humor will certainly send him far in his chosen career. Pistol Team 1-3-2-1 (;iee Club 4-3-2-1 Fishing Club 2-1 Corporal 2 Chapel Choir 4-3 Lieutenant I Bill has added man pleasant moments lo our past four xears. A friendly manner and a deep concern in ihe problems of his friends have won him a spot in the hearts of all. His determination, energy, and spirit, yvliich we have seen so olten on fields of sport, in classrooms, in barracks, and on yveekends, are the traits yvhich have made him a good friend, and will make him an outstanding success in later life. WILLIAM ROBERT STEWART Saginaw Michigan Soccer Boxing Lacrosse Wrestling 4 4 3 3-2-1 Weight Lifting Club (Tcrnian ( Jub Radio Club Sergeant 160 ll HAROLD WADK STRFCKLAND Memphis Tennessee The quiet and friendly personality by which Hal ' s many friends at West Point know him belies the aggressive and persevering spiril with which he accepts his responsibilities. Hal ' s varied interests, which range from a fast game of squash to the serious study of political science, all serve to amplify his natural abilities and pre- serve them in an air of enviable confidence. Spanish ( liih Radio Club Camera Club 3-2 3-2 3-2-1 (Corporal Captain i Chooch spent most of his boyhood by the Big Ditch in Panama. While at West Point, when he wasn ' t following the progress of the big league baseball teams, he was giving his all for an F-1 intra- mural team. He spent much of his time on academics, but he found time for working out in the gymnasium. Chooch ' s popularity and abilit will stand him in good stead as an officer in our Armed Forces. Even after three accelerated years at Hotchkiss and four here, versatility, from " A " Squad track to a photographic memory, enables George to sit back and profess, " Take your time and stay loose! " Always readv with a song, any old song, this Burl Ives of Asheville must be set in that class reserved for amiable roommates and potentially respected and capable fellow officers. Track 4-3 Corporal 2 Monogram Sergeant 1 Cross Country 3 Monogram iL (;KACK C. THOMAS, .[R. Gati Canal Zone GEORGE PLREFOY TILSON Asheville North Carolina 161 WILLIAM H. TUTTLE. JR. MONONGAHELA PENNSYLVANIA petp:r blain todsen Mexico Missouri 2-1 Model Railroatl Club 3 2-1 Sergeant 1 3-2-1 Never lettinj; studies interfere wilh liis love of sporls and good nmsie, Pete still managed to rank in the upper half ol his class. Abilit-N , coupled with personalit and a big white smile make him a hard man to resist, whether arguing the merits of Mexico, Missouri, or grinding out a cheer. Solemn or jovial, as the occasion demands, his life shouhl be fdled with pleasure and success. llieerleader (;loe Clul. Chapel Choir " Tut, " originally a Peiins lvanian, now claims to be a son of Florida. Besides sailing and fishing for the " Silver King " his first love was fencing. He was a star epee man on the fencing team. He also spent much of his time collecting bruises on F Cos intramin ' al lacrosse team. Tuts good sense of humor and his friendly per- sonality will make him popular wherever he may be stationed. 1-3-2-1 Fencing 1 1 nogram Minor " A " Model Railroad Club Concerl Grebes Ira Sergeant Mmost eyery afternoon John coidd be found out on the Plain pla ing his favorite sport, lacrosse. It was largely due to his coaching that F -1 won a regimental championship. This is just one example of his fine leadership ability which w ill prove to be of great value in his career. A good student and a conscientious worker. John will be a yaluable addition to the Airborne Infantry. JOHN LONERGAN WEA EU San Antonio Texa Kooihall Numerals I.acrosse Numerals Monogram Aeolyte Sergeant 3-2-1 1 162 Company (i-l Tacliral Oflirpr anil Cadel Company (.onimamliT: 1,1. Col. kosK-r. (faciei ClennMii. TROM half of the states and the district of Coluiiihia eainc G-Co ' s share in the elass of ' 50. Souje shed sport coats, nion ' put aside OD ' s. and two laid as a j old l)ars for future reference tliat July first in " 46. Cletn. Alh. Hank. Kuss. and others each added his hit to tlie overall authority that pre ailed in liie group. Leadership in " G-( o " did not assume a harsh character: rather it was applied in a friendly manner which automatically produced the hest of cooperation, riie men of " G-Co " have contributed more than their share to Corps activities. Both Abe and Jeep have thrilled main hv tlieir gridiron G-1 COMPANY 1st Roiv: Kellev. IVnnekamp. Bell. Baxter, O ' Connel. Hamlin. Rovenf;er. IjOmbard. llanna. 2n(l liuir: McGill. Allbaugli. Habeiman. 3rd Roiv: Sharp. Fahy. Kramer. Clement. Preiiit. Itli H(nc: Lange. Triem. Ilowartl. 3lli Roiv: Jones. Palmer. Altelman. Werner. Singleton. I amdin. White. 163 Isl Roic: Schooley. McChrislian, Brown, Hennev , Kyan, Hacklemaii, Wells. 2nd Roiv: Waldman. Brantley. Robinson. 3rd Roic: (iuyer. Unsteail, Norton, Aldrin. Itli Roic: (Jiltlarl. Vt ' ainer. Auer, Harris, Walker. prowess: Word, Okie, Duggo, and Dick have soothed shattered nerves with music. Reg as Sir Reginaly has produced countless laughs; Phi, Mac, Bill, and Russ have turned in outstanding performances in la- crosse. All of the others have shone in their roles as academic coaches, Swimmers, and cluh actives. As a whole all four classes in " G-Co " have played, worked, and lived as a unit. Sometimes it has heen rough going, but not even gloom period has found Company G without a smile. 164 Isl Row: Hall. Dunn. Ray, Boos, Rider, Obacli, Beaslev. Carter. 2nd Row: Shea, Bailey, Seeliaoli. 3rd Rinv: Gihbs, Lucas, Armstrong. ' till Roir: Aldredge. Reinhalter, Scott, Craig. 5lh Run: Carlson, Scalzo, HoUantler, Tickle, Rliiddle- hoover, Espey. 1st Row: Neu, Ellsworth, Fowler, Wells, Kolow- ski, Cordill, Dozier, Beaucond, Garcy. 2nil Ron-: Skidmore, Burkland, Fischer, Rogers. 3rd Ron- Stuart, Yuengel, Rich. 4lh Row: (Uiamblin. Battle, Sykes. 5tli Row: Kernan. Miller. Davis. 6th Roiv: Keed, Bambery, Egbert. 7( i Row: Snyder, Hoyt, HamiUa. 1 . Wm t .... j kl el M il i M m m ' -im Tin»-».i y£ M1LT() KOBKHT ABKLMAJN Reno Nevada " Casino " coiiios j ' roin tliat well known (own in Nevada, nanich Reno. Well stocked in card (ricks and being an able bridge j)la er. Abe soon made a place for biniself at West Point. Aside from bis domestic talents. Bob is also an ontstanding football j)la er. and he became well known as the starting left halfback on the defensive platoon. With this pleasing assortment of abilities. Abe will go far. Football Major " A " 4-3-2-1 Serjieant Ed arrived from Kansas via the Navv prepared to lake West Point in his stride. His imusual ability for making his chin dis- appear gave him a good start dnring Beast Barracks, and his boundless energy carried him through the four years with a splendid record in all fields. We will all remember him for his willingness to lend a helping hand — a friend to be counted on under anv circumstances. Cross Counlrv 4 Spanish (ilub 2-1 Track 4 Honor ComniUlee 2-1 Boxing 3 Corporal 2 Debate Council 4-1 l.ieiilenanl 1 Coming to us from Saint Albans Prep in Washington, Dick was well prepared to meet the terrors of the Academic Board. Fencing, soccer, intramin-al football, and the fishing club were his special passions: and his sharp and ready wit make him an) thing but a dull companion. Knowledge gained while growing up in the Army coupled with his sinceritv and abilitv promise a bright career. Fencing 1-3- 1 Numerals Manager ' s " A " Soccer 3 Monogram Fishing Club 3-2-1 Debate Council 1 llowilzer 2-1 Sergeant 1 liic (;il KLES EDGAR ALLBAUGH , M) Kansas THURSTON RICHARD BAXTER Springfield Ohio 16.5 ROBERT WILLIAM CLEMENT Atlanta Georgiv II CHARLES HOEY BELL, III IIiNTiNGTOiN West Virginia Tlie ()img man from West Virginia came to West Point carefree and personable, and llirough several skirmishes with the T.D. and A.D., has emerged llie smiling and iinrufHed victor. Football and Handball are among his favorite athletic endeavors. He is a learned music appreciator and an avid student of the dance. We could use more good friends like (Jiarlie. Foolhall 1-2 S|)aiiish Club 2 Hanilhall Club 2-1 Ser{;eaiil 1 Ring Commillee 1-3-2-1 When Bill savs ihat he is a (Georgia " Cracker, " he is proud of it. On the other hand, Georgians can assuredlv be proud of him. Bill left the Navv and came to the Academ determined to do a good job. From the beginning he hit the bidl ' s eye, not only on the rifle range but also in the classroom. His winning personality and quiet competence insure his continued success. Rifle Hop Manager Uuly Rcpresenlativc 4-3-2-1 Slars 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2-1 Caplain 4-3 2 1 From out of " Missoura " and the Air Forces, John brought with him to the Academy a friendly and congenial manner which was to assure his success. While here this smiling Irishman, always a sports enthusiast, built a reputation as a statistical expert on St. Louis Cardinal baseball, but it was on the platforms of Army ' s intercollegiate debates that he achieved his greatest distinction. Debate Council Dialeelie Socielv Aeolvle 1-3-2-1 1-1 3-2-1 ?al Reader team JOHN WILLIAM FAHY Springfield Missouri 166 FRKDRIC WILLIAM II BERMAN Chicago Illinois Ilabo came to the Aca(lcin al ' ler having service in llie Arnu as an infantry lieutenant. During Plebe Year he partieipated in both soccer and hockey; but spent his remaining three years " battling it out " with the academics, the laundry, and the mess hall. Habo ' s graduation signifies that l ' terniinalion is his prime asset — one that will undoiibtedh serve the Armv verv well in future vears. Soccer Hockev t 4-3 Corporal Sergeant Fred came to the Point from Hullis Prep in Vi ashington. A hive t nature, he spent mucii free lime giving Red Blaik ' s boys a shove through academics. On manv a wintrv afternoon we pulled him from the pad and sent him out to get us weekends and cars. Fred ' s passions are dragging, soccer, bridge, and golf. Ilis convivia!it and quiet sincerity should serve him well throughoul his Arnn career. I Soccer 4-3-2 General Commidee 3 Numerals Corporal 2 Monograms Sergean 1 1 Footb all Academic Coacli t-3-2-1 Manager ' s " A " After 26 months in the AAF, Mark lell in wilii llie class of F)50. Plebe Year was a breeze except for all calls and clashes with (he Academic Board. When he entered, it seemed that Mark was a cinch to become a three-letterman, but a plague of injm-ies forced him to forego this idea. This extraordinar athletic abilitv coui)lefl with his eas manner has marked Mark as a leader of men. FRFDKRICK JOSKPll HAMLIN Bkloit Wisconsin Foolball Tennis French (Jiili Serceanl MARk .lAMES IIAXNA Leavenworth Kansas 167 WILLIAM ROBERT DANIEL JONES Columbus Ohio i FRANCIS ELLIOT HOWARD, JR. Washington District of Coia mbia Loadi-il «illi (he learning from Sullv ' s. Frank arrived at WP and soon made it known that he wanted to be one of Army ' s top divers. After eHnching a berth on the diving squad Plebe Year, Frank turned his attention to dragging. Despite some differences with the Academic Department, which rated him stars on his B-robe. Frank has settled down and is sure to prove a valuable asset to the Arniv. Swimming Minor " A " Navy Slar Waler Polo Clul. Sergeant From the wilds of Ohio came this starry-eyed )outh carrying his trustv saxophone. Initiallv Will was somewhat confused bv the terrors of Plebe Year, but as soon as he found the charms of music on savage beasts, out came the sax for Dance Band work and general entertainment. Whether nursing a tank or singing with Diz Gillespie, Bill ' s easy manner and quiet efficiencv will be strong |)oints. 3-2-1 Dance Band Concerl Orchestra 1-3-2-1 I Debate Council Publication Editor Sergeant GERALD PATRICK KELLEY PiTTSFiELD Massachusetts Combining Irish genialilN with a natural gift of making friends, G.P. was well known and well liked throughout the Corps. An expert knowledge of politics coupled with a sincere understanding of human nature will enable him to excel in any field. A natural hive and a good athlete, this former Williams lad will prove to be a very capable officer: his abilit and tenacit will enable him to go far. Football 4-3-2-1 Sergeant I Numerals Monogram 168 ' KICIIAKU LOUIS KKAMKK Lessblrg Flokida Dick will be remembered b all of his classmates as one of ihe lew men who could keep smiling through (Jloom Period. Academics came easy and when the didn " l. Dick found a ready solution in the pad. A member of the Mess Hall Hep-Cats, Dick placed a mean .saxophone in his spare time. Always a walking (Chamber of Commerce for Florida. Dick convinced us that Southern con- geniality is not a m th. Dance Band Concerl Orcliesira 2-1 t-3 Bugle Noles Serjreanl Originalh a Navy Junior, Bill sj)ent two years at Yale before com- ing to the Point. He is an outstanding athlete, winning letters in both lacrosse and swimming. As a member of the 200 yard rela team, he helped break the Plebe swimming record. We will remem- ber him longest however for his great literary achievements and artistic talents plus the many swell times here in our " spare time. " Swimming Lacrosse 4-3-2 4-3-2-1 Aimed at Harvard from Exeter, Philo was deflected into West Point by a third alternate appointment. A small slug during his plebe year made him a far wiser yet none-the-less colorful cadet. A red nose, profuse personality, and athletic ability soon spread his fame throughout the Corps: the latter producing All American lacrosse honors, wrestling letters, and football awards. Football Monogram Wrestling 3 4-3-2-1 Lacrosse Captain Major " A Monogram Minor " A " Corporal Sergeant WILLIAM K. LAMDIN I U I r UK Hi i; Mary la . d PHILO B. langf: Dubuque Iowa 169 PATRICK EDMUND McGILL Haines City Florida REGINALD THOMAS LOMBARD, JR. South Portland Maine llarrislmrg Acadeinv. Bowdoin, and West Point foniprise an edu- cation as varied as Reg " s abilities. Extremely versatile. Reg starred in 100th Nile Shows, managed A-Squad Swimming, ad nauseam. His savoir faire lias made him a renowned authority on almost anvthing. The watchword in G-1 is: " When in doubt, ask Reg. " The epitome of wit and sincerity, Reg is an animated portrait of a perfect gentleman. Swimming 3-2 Cliapcl Choir 4-3-2-1 Manager Chapel Chimer 4-3-2-1 Spanish Club 3-2-1 Uehale (.Council 4-3-2 Dialectic Society 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 100th Nile Show 4-2-1 Deep from the heart of the Everglades — steadfast through years of " Tin-school " plav, and Army work. — imdiseouraged in Plebe Year — and undaunted by the adjuncts of cadet life, Pat will live his goal in life in a career of devotion to his country and its Army. A leader among leaders, his ability in dealing with people will stand him stead leading a platoon or commanding an Army. Lacrosse 3-2-1 Skeel Club 3-2-1 Monogram Corporal 2 Major " A " Lieutenant 1 This smiling Irishman from the " smallest of the 48 " is known to the world as KKO but to us simply as " Oke. " A whiz on the hand- ball courts, a good student, and a poet of mean reputation, " Oke " will be long remembered for his sharj) wit and sage conunents, but the archives of time will record his famed dissertation on the " Irish potato famine " as his lasting contribution to immortality. 1-3-2 1 Handball Club 4-3-2-1 Catholic Choir Weight Lifting Club 2-1 Sergeant French Clul) 2 ROBERT KEVIN OCONNELL Newport Rhode Island 170 WILLIAM WHITE PALMKK Rocky Mount North Carolinx Evervont ' who knows Will knows thai here is one lad who has thai personality and good cheer which lead to happiness and good fortune. Two years in the Army and lour at X est Point haye giyen Will a concrete foundation for building a successful career. All his classmates and friends are proud of him. and we know that the Army is going to be proud of him. God ' s speed, Will! Swimming 1-3 Lieiilenaiil 1 Corporal 2 " Sailing? " This always brought a quick reply from John, hut the schooners of the sailing club held no challenge for an " Old Sail. " John ' s sailing background was deeper than his Navy experience, for he left no doubt c(mcerning the assets of his home, Miami. The nickname " Bitter John. " acquired Flebc Year, soon failed as he devoted more time to resting, in preparation for trips and gradua- tion. Sailing Club Howitzer Pointer 4-3 4-3 4-3-2 Corporal Sergeant Whether on the lacrosse field or in the classroom Russ has alwa s met with success. His previous Arni experience enabled him to make the most of the opportimitics offered bv West Point. His good nature and all around ability which have made him popidar and won him respect during his years as a cadet will contiiuie to pay him dividends and win for him new successes in his chosen profession. Lacrosse 4-3-2-1 ( irporal 2 Major " A " Lieutenant 1 joiiM nwii) im;nni;k wii- llVMI ll.()KII) RUSSELL B. PREUIT, JR. Tow Creek Alabama 171 THOMAS CARTER SHARP. JR. Los A GELEs Califorma RONALD ROVKNGER Brooklyn New York After consich-ral)!) ' trouble witli Flehe Math. Rover settled down to a routine ol ' lots of sack and dragging. This Kaydet from Brooklyn with the most phonetic name in the Corps is a sure gloom dispeller to those around him. His collection of New Orleans jazz records {)rovides endless entertainment for fellow addicts. His enthusiasm and passion for airjilanes make for a promising career. Mortar Model Kailroa l Club (Camera ( ' liili Ser ' icaiil 4 (;iee Clul. 3 I 4-3-2 ( .orporal Supply Sergeaul 1 It is characteristic of Tom " s steadfastness of purpose that seven- teen months in the Air Corps and years wearing a class shirt have not dampened his desire to wear the blue-gray after graduation. He has the power to make a piano the center of attraction at any party, and his nimble wit keeps everyone on his toes. Balanced humor and seriousness in Tom foretell a successful officer. (Tvuiuastics Track Chapel Chttir " This place needs more snow, " ' and with that Hank would head for the slope to show the amateurs how skiing is done in the Colorado Rockies. During working hours his solution to any aca- demic question was a slide rule with a built in magnifying glass. Hank ' s answer to spare time was a rest period devoted to reading his voluminous mail and eagerh jdanning the next New York venture. Ski Team 4-3-2-1 Ser ;eaul 1 Corporal 2 MILLARD HENRY SINGLETON Boulder Colorado 172 HEMn KWKI.L STRICKLAND. JR. Washington Di-strict of Collmbia Strick ' s willingness to participate in a squash or tennis mateh or quote statistics on sports events is well known, and he is equally proficient in either. His general all around ability and determination which have characterized him here at West Point coupled with his previous knowledge of Armv life through his family should stand him in good stead in his career as an officer. Swimming Track 4-3 Acolyte Sergeant 2-1 1 The Black Hills have been the foimdation for Paul ' s numerous tall tales, readv wit and good nature which whiled away the four years quickh . His nattu-al ability for studies enabled him to coach manv of us through the rough spots. Coming from colder country Paul claims these " Rebel " winters aren ' t conducive to extra physical exertion. The nickname " Ghost " describes his fair skin. Track Catholic Choir Concert Orchestra 4-3 2-1 (Corporal Sergeant i The " old soldier with some authentic war stories " ' type of old soldier. Bob has a drawl to his walk and the ability to be un- excited bv anything. Too much walking with the Infantry and a flair for organizing others aroused in him an interest in staff work as his man cadet activities indicate. Stars in his eyes have kept stars from his collar, but he may )et get them on his shoidders. Numerals Rifle Manager French Cluh 4 Dehale Council 4 Model Railroad Cluh 3-2 2-1 Pointer 4-2-1 Corporal 2 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 PAUL DONALD TRIEM CusTKK South Dakota ROBERT REHM WERNER YoNKERS New York 173 CLARK H. ALLISON Berkeley, California MARTIN WHITE, HI Jersey City, New Jersey G-1 A veteran of Benning, Bud took Plebe summer and all that has followed with an enviable equanimity. His ready laughter and sharp humor have made many summer weekends, squash and tennis matches events to remember. An eager tenor in any quartet. Bud also subjects friend and wife alike to recorded bagpijie con- certs. Out in the service, personality and ability like Bud ' s will again be unbeatable. Camera Club Catholic Choir 2-1 1-3-2 Howitzer Sergeant 2-1 1 After a bloody battle of eighteen days in the Armored. " Big A " took an extended leave to visit West Point. Here he joined the ranks of Army ' s Mermen, and at present holds the record for hours spent in the varsity tank. Because Clark is rightfulK qualified as a connoisseur in the art of pleasant living, he has found that the pastures are greener beyond the fence of regulations. 1-3-2-1 Water Polo Club 4-3-2-1 Swimming Numerals Major " A " Navy Star Water Polo Club Treasurer Corporal Sergeant FRANK BORMAN Tucson, Arizona A true son of the West, Frank is happiest when togged out in his levis and boots and listening to some good Western music. A hive in academics — he missed stars by one man Cow Year — Frank ' s good nature and friendliness are more than compensating. Rough, tough, and ready, Frank has for four years managed the Black Knights and confidentially, we ' re mighty glad he ' s on our side. Football Manager Model Airplane Club Portuguese Club 4-3-2-1 Stars 1 Corporal 4-3-2 Captain 4-3-2 H-1 174 Coinpuny ll-l Tarliral Ollicer and Cadel ( Miipaiiy (Commander: Lt. Col. Lighl. t adol Borman. lo 11 IK classes of ' 51. ' 52, and " 53, as the old song goes, " We Hate To Leave You Here, " but someone must carry on the traditions of the Heavy Weapons Coni[)any. In the pile of old brass, whites, shoulder belts, cuffs and collars which we leave behind, the class of " 50 includes also a stack of good wishes and many memories of good times that were — the winter expedition to Camp Buckner, a thorough knowledge of leather, company parties, the electric sign (despite the fact we never got the letters to move), and all the good living that welded us together. We readily admit that we didn ' t see the " Light " H-1 COMPANY 1st Run-: Gearan. Donovan, Harper, Payne. Steele. Goodman. 2nd Row: White. IIa i:lpr. Jones. Hoffman. Oliver. Ward. lluUbard. Hansen. Ritter, Strolim. Shambora. 3rt) Run-: Hoover. Petree. Iiehe. Doiiglitie. Rusliing. Tisdale. Patterson, ilh Ron: Borman. Ingram. Allison. Fastnea. Hiirst. iw l.st Rmv: Beezkiewicz, Hunt, Steiger, Schwartz, Bangerler, Hite. 2nd Roiv: Peckham, Van Krureii. Barlon, Scolt. 3rd Row: Kee!ey, Delano, (iriifiiii. OKeefe, Wilson. 4th Row: Stannard, icioper, Richardson, Jester, Storck. until our last year, and it was only then that we realized that " Life can be Beautiful. " Cows, we leave you this little gem of wisdom — keep ' em busy on Friday night. To the Yearlings, we donate our Camid address books. Since " to err is hinnan, " we realize that our Plebes have some human qualities about them. And so we depart this last time with one last " Fall Out. " Graduatingly yours. Nifty Fifty. 1st Row: Hastings, Taylor. Allen, Lasher, Pickett, Dutchyshyn, Butler, Kendall, Crow, Wiggins. 2nd Row: Mickel, Gray, Reilly, Horn, Sundl. 3rd Row: Cannon, Rounding, Juvenal. Lamb. Knaggs. 4th Row: Guess, Shipe, Young, Dielz. Luther. 1st Roiv: Rush, Smith, Renner, Hughes, Davis- son, Armstrong, Dean. 2nd Row: Thornton, McGuire, Baise, Jackson. 3rd Roiv: Weihmiller, Jones, Buice. 4th Roiv: Sibley, Filzsimmons, Edwards, Phillips. 5th Row: llorner. Murphy, Dresner, Glauner. 6th Row: Vernon. I,acquc- ment, Fiala, Friedersdorff. 176 %1 JAMES CLAYBLKiN DONOVAiN Oklahoma City Oklahoma Jim ' s four « ' ars at the Academy have been spent keeping his biuldii ' s spellbound with his fabulous tales of hunting and fishing in the Southwest. As an expert on hunting and hunting dogs. " Bird Dog " " will never be scratched from our topmost ranks. On graduating Jim has thought of the Air Force, but first comes that trip up the ukon for a bear and a mess of bass. Track t-3 C;or| ( ral Wciglil 1 iflin- Clul. 2-1 Sergeant Cha|..-1 ( lioir 4-3-2 A CDHgcnial gentleman from the deep South, well filled with the true Southern pride. Claude had no trouble winning manv friends. Although taking his share of sack time, he was always ready to apply himself on the fields of friendly strife. The Army can rest assured that whatever tasks Claude may be called upon to per- form, he will rise to the occasion — reliably, capabh . and modestly. Weight Lifling Club 2-1 Chapel Choir 4-3 French Chih 3-2 Sergeant 1 Mo lel Raihoad Chib 2 Saivy came to est Point from the steel mills of Pittsburgh, and finding the educational system here slightly incomprehensible, conveniently diverted his attentions to other fields. He will be remembered as the crushing guard of Army ' s line and a lover of classical music. These activities will not seem entirely incongruous if one realizes that the charm of music has soothed this savage beast. Football 4-3-2-1 Major " " Coach Lacrosse 4-3 Numerals Monogram Catholic Choir Sergeant 2-1 1 CLAUDE HOLT DOUGHTIE Macon Gi;ok ;i SALVATORE E. FASTUCA Pittsburgh Pennsylva.ma 177 T TYLER GREENE GOODMAN La Salle lLLir ioi« WILLIAM KEAVENY GEAR AN Gardner Massachusetts Bill has always had jet-propelled tendencies, whether in studying, athletics, or dragging and has radiated energy and activity to those around him. His ready wil and affable manner speak well of his Irish heritage. With an e e focused on week-ends, and the other on the Tactical Department, the red-head from Gardner, Massachusetts, looks forward with enthusiasm to his career in the Army. Track Kadio Club French Club A veteran of Amherst and Fort Benning, an athlete of enviable ability, and a master of words, Ty survived his four years without breaking stride. Ty will be remembered as instigator of the winter expedition to Buckner Yearling Year. A member of the Camera and Radio Club and Debate Council, Ty seldom found an excess of time for academics. His future as an officer is indeed promising. 1 3 Catholic Choir 4-3-2-1 4-3-2 Serf;cant 1 3-2 Debate Council Camera Club 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 Radio Club Sergeant 4-3- 1 To those of us who were in Company H-1, the initials CBIl will always hold a special meaning. Carter is from the deep South and advertises the fact by his fine Southern drawl and the fact that it didnt take an act of Congress to make him a gentleman. His athletic ability, shower-room singing, and ease of making friends have added to the pleasure of knowing Carter. Goat Football Weight Lifting Club French Club Sergeant ; I CARTER BURDELL HAGLER Augusta Georgl 178 RAY SAMUEL HANSEN Newport Beach California After sjicndiiig two vears as an enlisted man in the Army, Ray decided that there must be an easier way to become a General. A gentleman, a friend, and a scholar, he succeeded in gaining fame as a coach for those who needed a few quick tenths. Rav s ready ability to make the most difficult problems seem trivial will without doubt go a long way in producing a fine officer. Ring Commie lee Concert Orcheslra Radio C;iuh Vice President 4-3-2-1 Treasurer J-3-2 Corporal 2 1-3-2-1 Captain 1 Regimental Supply ( flicer Constantly harassed by academics, Phil was long suspected to break the record for B-robe stars. His fine sense of humor and vast collection of war stories have made him the man to see when things get dttll. Vie will long remember his enthusiasm for the Infantr and his love of parachutes. It woidd indeed be fortunate if we all had Phil ' s ability for acquiring lasting friendships. Portuguese (Muh 4-3-2 Dialectic Society 3 Camera Club 1 Howitzer 4-3 Fishing Club 1 Sergeant 1 Since he called the batts " to " in Beast Barracks, Dick has con- tinued to deepen his niche here, finding time and energy to stand high in academics, excel in athletics, and still log plenty of sack time. As a ready contributor to a bull-session, a stag at hops, aiid a terror as room orderly, he has been a welcome classmate and friend. Of his future in the Army we have no fear. Football 4-3-2 Radio Club 3 Monogram Hop Manager 4-3-2-1 Polo Club 4 Stars 3 Weight Lifting C;iub 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 Camera Club 3-2-1 Lieutenant 1 PHILIP HARLAN HARPER WxsHiNGTON District of Coi.i mhi RICHARD GLRNEY HOFFMAN San Antonio Texas 179 GEORGE HALE HUBBARD, III Versailles Mlssouri ROBERT MILTON HOOVER Newark Ohio Bobby ' s sleepy appearance at reveille was a constant source of amusement to the men of II-l. That he managed to wake up by classtime, however, is indicated by his near-lop standing in aca- demics. He took an active interest in all cadet activities, and bothered everyone with his work for the PIO. He always con- tributed his fair share to a bull session and iiis read) wit invariably meant a laugh. Portuguese Club 4-3-2 Lieulenanl 1 Corporal 2 " Fat, dumb, and happy " he left Missouri, and " fat. dumb, and happy " he leaves West Point. The Spanish Department claims he set LTS-Latin American relations back tMenty years. His year as a Sigma Chi at Missouri University defined for him the finer things of life toward which he has set his goal. Hub always has a good word for evervone, and we ' ll never be without a good word for Hub. 3-2-1 Track Numerals Camera Clul) Sergeau I From the land of Western sunshine Jack brought West Point ' s grey walls his cheerv disposition, a read) smile, and a desire to learn. Academics proved no obstacle to .lack and left him sufficient time to work on the model railroad and to devise humorous j)et expressions to the deligli! of his many friends. A good Piebe, a better upperelassman, jack will undoubtedly prove to be a superior officer. Model Railroad Clul. General Committee 3-2 2-1 Cor[)oral Lieutenant JOHN EMORY HURST, JR. Phoenix Arizona t 180 PAUL M. INGRAM FaKMI.NGTON CONNECTICL I IVaturallv ajil in all sports, Gabbv siirceeded in leading several ex|iedilions to Crow ' s Nest, in ai ling H-1 to a Brigade tennis championship, and placing consistently for the local ski club. PauTs acconijilishnients on the Victor Constant and Bear Mt. ski slopes are matched h his classroom work in that he dead-beatefl on all the advance courses. Cadet life fell easy prey to his efficient manner. Sorrer Trark Ski Team (iaplain 4 4 4-3-2-1 Clorporal Serfreant Mark ' s " Hi Handsome " is a greeting around the campus that will be long remembered. Known as the " Old Soldier " to his class- males, Mark fought valiantly and for quite some time for entrance into the Academy. Amherst, Lafayette, Sully ' s, and the Fort Benning School for Boys have all fell before Mark ' s winning wa s. The last of a long line nrCa alr men. he jioinls aeademicalh to the Infantry. French Cluh Radio Club Sergeant From nearb Staten Island, Bud came to West Point fortified by a year at Fordham University. A well-rounded athlete. Bud in- variably led his weekend basketball teams to victory. His wide scope of interest and pleasing personality have made him a favorite among his classmates. His capability, keen mind, and personal understanding will prove biui an officer headed for a successful career. Baseball Honor Commit lee Camera Club 4-3-2-1 1 3-2-1 Special Pro; Corporal Sergeant •ains ( omriiittee MARK ELLIS JONES Sats Antonio Tt: As WILLIAM HENRY MIEHE, JR. Staten Island New York ., 181 GEORGE KENNETH PA TTERSON Orlando Florida GEORGE SANDERS OLIVER Canyon Texas A native of the Texas Panhandle, Sandy spent four years con- vincing his classmates that his hoots were " the onl decent foot- wear for a man. " Although a dead shot in a baskethall game and an authoritv on western novels, Sand ' s claim to fame was his ability to make good " Java " over an open fire. Quietly efficient and capable of gaining the top, Sandv ' s success in the Army is assured. Weight Lifting Cluh Pislol f:iul. •2- 3-2-1 Corporal Sergeant Aiming for the title of " The Orlando Ace, " Pat has successfully approached his Air Force ambition by standing high in academics without the loss of a single eye. This plus a constant academic vigilance over his goatv wives gave rise to his sturdy character and masterv of the slide rule. Pat has certainly been invaluable as a stabilizing influence on those of us who would go astra . 4 1 Fencing i Pointer Engineer Football 2 Sergeant Camera VAnh 3-2-1 After essaving the hardships of several civilian colleges (SMU, Texas A M, and Amherst). Don finally found his desires fulfilled bv West Point ' s Spartan life. Don proved himself capable with both a tennis racquet and a rifle. Usually easygoing btit always attaining his goal. Don has shown by his unblemished record as a " Kavdet " that he lias rightftdl set his sights high for the future. 4-3 lilnCU ■ UtailCli ■■dnaaii Tennis Numerals Rifle Numerals Concert Orchestra Duty Committee Corporal Lieutenant itj«dl DON HOWARD PAYNE Garland Texas 182 BRLCE KUWAKU PETUKK Des Moines Iowa Without his feet propj e(l up on the desk, a pipe or a harinoniea in his mouth, and an open, unread book in front of him. Pete would not be Pete. A strict adherent of extreme silence at breakfast, he was alwa s the first to break the cahn of evening CQ. These diversities of personahtv have made him a great buddy who will have no trouble in making his place in the Army. Boxing Bugle Notes Ed i lor 4 3-2-1 Howitzer Sergeant Four vears of mess liall chow never succeeded in dimming Tex " s passion for crab cakes, a la Baltimore. His military career has been influenced by the words of General Patton, including a near miss in Plebe math. Along with his ability to beat the red hand around the clock at reveille, we will long remember his character- istic sinceritv and friendliness. Radio Clul) Railroad Chili Camera Club 3 3-2 1 Pointer Sergeant 4-3 1 ' ' Who wants to play handball? ' " We knew then that Harrv was on the prowl for another victim. Although Spanish served as a night- mare to Harry, he was willing and able to aid a btukh in the sciences. Capitalizing on his good nature, classmates in H-1 made sure that Harry got his share of hazing as an upperclassman. That same good nature assures Harrv inevitable success in the Arinv. 4 1 Weight Lifting Cluh 4-3-2-1 Howitzer Handball Club 4-3 Sergeant Radio Club 4-3 NELSON FKKD RITTKR IJvi.TIMORE I HM, M) HARRY E. RUSHING Montgomery Alabama 183 SIDNEY ROBERT STEELE Sparta Wisconsin WILLIAM E. SHAMBORA, JR. San Antonio Texas A veteran of Fort Heiining and Amherst and an iniadniittedly eager file. Bill had few skirmishes with the Tactieal Department. Nalurallv apt where aeademics are eoneerned. he foimd time to prove his abilit in athleties. read good books, and aecomplish the miracles of the dark room. Blessed with a winning personality and an estimable character. Bill is deserving of the best in his future. 3-2-1 1 Swimming Water Soccer Cliil f ' ainera (llui) 4 1 3-2-1 Weighl l.ifliiif; Cliih Corporal Sergeaiil " Peculiar " because he doesn ' t want to be a millionaire. Sid would rather measure his wealth in his stock of friends than in material things. Working on this theory, he has kept uj) correspondence with his numerous friends. Time not devoted to writing is divided between Howitzer work, handball, planning camping weekends, or the future in general. In thiscategor falls the irborne Infantry. W-iiiif wtniii ' lii lilk iinr li rkhi in hM lo iBlslf fla i« Id 0)1 (n Counir ycu iWiLitiii liiuk ti ' iili-ralil il nlllli bllimsel « Id dram Handball Club Camera Club Howitzer Section Eililor Sergeant Dick forgot the accent coming north from .lersey. but he ' ll never denv that citizenship. Moving to II-l from G-1 Yearling Year, Dick proved his congeniality in short order. Almost anything was on Dick ' s schedule — especiallv playing anv available piano. The most untuned ones gave the best of music at his touch. Behind his modest sinceritv can be found a ])imch of determination and abilitv. 4 3-2 Kadio Club Sergeant RICHARD MAYNARD STROHM MoNTCLAiR New Jersey Uill " iiL,(ii tiiranif ■«% ' ilpiiij , Nnia Mifttd All 184 PATRICK DAVID TISDALE Washington District of Coll mbia The distinction of being the youngest man in the class of ' 50. an academic hive, and God ' s gift to his goat roommates falls to Pat. With one brother an instructor in the Plebe Math Department, another in the Air Force. Hank Jr. in our own class, and Pat destined to follow his father ' s footsteps in the Field Artillery, the Tisdale clan will undoubtedly monopolize the Army for many vears to come. Cross Coiuurv I Calholic Choir 4-3-2-1 Pislol Clllll 3-2-1 Spanish Chib 4-3-2 Weight Lifling Club 2-1 Sergeant 1 Willie, alwavs read to lend a s mpathetic ear to a sad tale or add considerably to an bull session, has thus kept his finger on the pulse of the Corps and iisuallv scooped his friends on any hot poop. Taking a great interest in both social and athletic activities, Willie lent himself on nearly every weekend to the varsity " pucksters " or to dragging to some campus fimction. Hockey 4-3-2-1 Camera Club 3-2 Numerals Catholic Choir 4-3-2-1 Monogram Acolyte 1 Baseball 4-3-2 Sergeant 1 Weight Lifling Club 3-2-1 Bob came to us after a year at Lehigh L iiiversity. His perpetual storm started in Beast Barracks was finally ended in June, 1950. Always desirous of something new to do. Bob led several weekend camping expeditions. Saturday hikes to Crow ' s Nest, and cap- tained many " odd-fellow " basketball teams. Bob will long be re- membered for his broad smile, witty remarks, and willingness to help a friend. 4 1 Baseball i Howitzer Radio Club 4-3 Sergeant Concert Orchestra 2 WILLIAM FRANCIS WARD, JR. C NTO M ASSACH USETTS ROBERT RICHARD WHITE Bridgeton New Jersey 185 THIRD BATTALION STAFF .s7 Rate: Vlisides. 2nd Rotr: Curtis. Kaseman. Williams. a 186 r . StV ' ■• ' ' ' • fc- fc 7- [j ■ Me% ' ' i ' i_ J H i Company 1-1 Tactical ( Xlicer and Cadcl Company (-oiiimander: Lt. (lol. lilncr. Cadel Slade. WiTllliV llie ivied walls echo iiiaii wails of fihosls of the past but above llie clamor 1-1 ' s class of 1950 will be heard. The (la tier of falling chips from the Casino, loud praises of the Chipper ' s lethal gridiron activities, Leo ' s acclamation if Uali, (ialor ' s and BilTs bemoaning a lost tenth, the jingle of spurs of the two Texans and the chant of the croupier from Harold ' s Place, the defense of " The Lost Cause " by the southern element and Ben, Lou, and Al eulogizing old New England will add to the din. The thin man from D.C., the comforter athlete from the bituminous farms, the three suave ( ' ; ' ' . ' ' ■; ' ) New Yorkers 1-1 COMPANY Isl Rotv: De(;raf, Lewis, Adams, Lee, Bpgley, Wassenherg, Oockelt, Prentiss. Osborne. 2n(l Rnw: Jones, Romaneski. Curry, Wilson, Genuario. Srd Raiv: Brady, Middlelon. Tankersly, Cuneo. Itit Roiv: Allen, Cox, Kaseman, Smilhers, Slade. Slli Roiv: Flynn. Cham- bers, Masloris. Elz, Lewandowski. s( Row: Picado, demons, Tague, McCray, Thompson, Wallhoiir. 2nd Row: Knapp, Schwie- er. Shultz, Wardrop, (Joodnow. 3nl Roiv: Crowe, W .dlens, LaFleur, Louisell. 4th Row: Johnson, ii ol(l, Markham, Gardes, Flanagan. and the cornfed boys from the mid-west along witli the nomadic tribe of " brats " to supplement the decibels. Holding down the cries of this heterogeneous mixture the T.D. has been assisted by the " Ace " and " Big Jim. ' - It is assured that after the departure of ' 50 1-1 will still be a spirited bunch. The Cows, Yearlings, and Plebes remaining roar from Upper Runtville for years to come. HOLD DOWN THE NOISE IN THE 34TH! 1st Ron: Miller, King, Carrilhers, Williams. Tangiiv. Slanier, Rumliough. 2nd Row: Schand- ler, McDonnell, Rodrigucs. Snyder. Woodward. 3rd Ron ' : Garver. Leonard, Rogers. Ith lion- Weed, Brisman, Yocum, Hendrickson. Ut Row: Peyton, Weslervelt, Massaro, Scoblick, Cooper, Laundry, Ackerman. 2nd Ron ' : Leonard. Hall. Voipe, Jackomis. 3rd Roiv: McGregor. McKnighl, Bleecker, Talley. 4tb Row: Burdeau. Hove. Bernstein, George, Nesbill. 5f i Ron-: Mackey, Canham. White, Johnson. 6th Row: Ardnna, Reed. Malson. Brewer. 188 WALTER EDWIN ADAMS Washingtoin District of Columbia The Plebe who pounded on liis head with his fists when told to " Beat his head in " : tlie Yearhng who confided to the Plebes the secrets of a weeivend: tlie Cow who stumped the psychiatrist during the annual pli sical: the Firstie who during his cadel career bv his repartee and aniiahle mannerisms, has won hosts ol ' friends and lasting popularity — that ' s " alt " . . . 2-1 Baseball Soccer HaiKlhall Club Kailio Club Sergeant Jake Allen. The verv name strikes fear in the iiearts of all those who dabble in the pasteboards. But they are not alone — the Tactical and Academic Departments also quake at that name. Jake, the man of a thousand faces (Kings. Queens and Jacks), is hereby voted the man most likch to upset all conventions and the only man who is reputed to have yvon Corporal stri|)es in a game of chance. 2 1 anilball 4 Corporal ussian Club 3-2 Sergeant lop Manager 4-3-2-1 Heg. the upstate politician, came to West Point with a shamrock in his hand and the luck of the Irish. With a rapier-sharp wit and a line as smooth as any " Colleen " has ever heard. John is a social demon. Aside from his parlor skills John has enough " Savoir Faire " to mix business with pleasure in just the right amounts. Our guess is he " ll always have success and happiness. 1-3 Track Soccer Catholic Choir Radio Club Frent-li Club Russian Club Pointer Howitzer Sergeant 4-3 3-2 4 4 1 JOHN WESLEY ALLEN i.T()() Pen .sylvama JOHN LEO BEGLEY SCHEISECTADY NeW YoRK 189 ROBERT MIDDLETON CHAMBERS MiDDLEPORT Ohio i- ' fim;: - EGBERT LEO BRADY, JR. Bay Shore New York Introdiifing the founder of the arehaie babble of Bertism. the help- ful friend wlio led us dais -cliain through the maze of IRT. Other achievements include the evolution of the law of returning " A " pins and of diminishing tenths in French. Our friendship began over supplies of boodle and for four years has deepened and grown with his sincerity and humor. That ' s our Boit! Goal Fo )tl)all Team Boxing Acolyte Sergeant 2-1 1 With fingers extended and joined Bob proudly points to the widest bend in the Ohio River — Middleport. His other love — the forty winks after reveille. Bob is always ready to brighten the day for his felloyv travellers yvith an ever ready laugh and quiet philos- ophizing. His easygoing manner and willingness to ease the worries of others have combined to make Bob a very close friend. Model Railroad Club Pointer 3-2-1 4 Sergeant One of the old men of the Class of 1950, Bob has always yvanted to be a soldier like his dad. Able to play almost anything well, he is a natural athlete. He ' s a true Californian and proud of it — just ask him about Carmel! With a lot of gooil judgment and a fine sense of fair play he ' s the kind of a man a soldier woidd like to have as a commanding ofTicer. Bob ' s destined to go far in the Army. 1-2-1 Soccer Monogram Spanish Club Dialectic Society Chapel Chih Sergeant MALCOLM ROBERT COX, JR. Carmel California 190 . KDW AKD PAINTKK CKOCKETT Oaklaind Califorma After experiencing college pleasures at the Lniversity of California, Ed found it not loo diflficult to adjust from campus life to cadet life. Soon after Plebe car. graduation took on an added significance as he became engaged. Ed was ah a s to be found participating in athletics or Corps activities. His maturity and straightforwardness never failed to attract those seeking advice. Football 4 Honor Committee 2 Camera Clult 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 Model Railroail 2 Lieutenant 1 Spanish Club 2 Hailing from Long Island, Vic came to West Point by way of Rensselaer Poh technic Institute. Although Vic never quite saw eye to eve with the system, he was always trying to abide by the ground rules. Never one to lack an assuring smile, or determination coupled with strong character and devotion to the ideals he firmly believes in, Vic should travel far on the road to success. Catholic Choir 3-2-1 Handball Club 3 Acolvle 3-2-1 Radio c:iub 3-2 Russian Club 2 Sergeant 1 Camera Clul) 3-2-1 Having the ability to see the brighter side of everything. Bill experienced few difficulties during his four vears with the Corps. The Army was nothing new to this Iowa Hawkeye, and now he hopes to continue his interrupted service in the Air Force. With Bill there is a time and place for everything. During the week he is studious enough, but comes the weekend — oh. you lucky girl! 4-2-1 Track 4-3 Soccer Numerals Monogran Minor " A Track Numerals Skeet Club Spanish Club Sergeant VICTOR Cl ' NEO, JR. East Northport Nkw ' Ork WILLIAM D. CURRY Marshalltown Iowa 191 EUGENE C. ETZ Independence K VN.- ' WILLIAM BRADFORD DeGRAF San Francisco California Giving up a first lieulcnant " s commission lo enter the Academy, Bill came to West Point well prepared to meet the rigors of his new career. The rifle team, the Pcjinter. and a pro " O.A. " have kept Bill busy, but never too busv to offer anyone willing assistance (thanks for always closing the windows at reveille. Bill). A super hive and a wheel, he has earned the respect of all who know him. Engineer Foolljall Captain Rifle Minor " A " Nnmerals Camera Cliil Model Railroad Cluh 4-3-2-1 3-2-1 Stars Pointer Advertising 1 I Howitzer Corporal Captain Regimental Co 4-3-2 4-3-2-1 Firmh convinced that the airplane is here to stay. Gene entered the Academy with the desire of someday retttrning to what was then known as the Air Corps. Success loomed far in the distance during two years of delicate negotiations with the FVench Depart- ment, but the campaign was successful. His classmates respect him for his conscientiousness and loyal friendship. 4-3 Track Major " A " " Monogram Numerals Cross Country Monogram Nnmerals Camera Club Model Airplane Club Chess Club (Jeneral Committee Mortar Corporal Sergeant 4-3-2-1 4-3 4 2-1 3 2 T Al, the smiling Irishman, hails from the snow boimd northern state of Mass. Al is an enthusiastic sports fan and many a night has been spent in heated arguments with his roommates on which team is better, " The Braves ' " or " Those Bums. " His eheerftil disposition has kept his friends in the best of spirits. With his smile and good humor. Al should go far in whatever he does. Iloekev 4 Sergeant 1 Calliolii- Choir 4-3-2 ALLAN S. FLYNN Gardner Massachusetts Biiirianj jtilfllllis Win If l (i ' fs|iiril mhIi. isty, lin " ! ' W Wab fetole; Sfflniifni fcrriull Inst Wit «„ W 192 LOUIS VINCENT GENUARIO NoRAVALK Connecticut A poopsheet, an error-making slide rule, and a key word to aid in memorizing are always in Lou ' s possession. Academies have proven his ohstaele. When not on Corps Squad basehali or soccer, he can be found bolstering the morale of an intramural team. Lou ' s spirit and past experience in the Air Force have helped him immensel . and will continue to do so until his ultimate goal is reached. Soccer Minor " A " Baseball Numerals Moiiojirani 4-3-2-1 4-3-2 Acolyte Corporal Lieutenant 2-1 2 1 While here. John has always been one who is ready to lend a help- ing hand to anyone who needed it. Although motivated by a strong desire to learn, an avid love of books, and other broad interests, he has never forgotten how to relax and enjoy life. These qualities supplement strength of character, loyaltx, and a sense of fair-play. The result is a true gentleman and a fine friend: John Jones. Lacrosse German Clult Skeet Club 4-3 3-2-1 3 Radio Club Sergeant Between Shamokin High, where he captained the football team, and West Point. Chip spent two years in the Navy. His training with an Underwater Demolition Team, the Air Force, and sea duty served him in good stead dining Beast Barracks and Plebe Year. His adaptability to changing conditions and his fighting spirit on and off the football field will carry him a long way in the Army. Football Numerals Monogram Wrestling Numerals Monogram Baseball 4 Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 Sergeant 1 Battalion Sergeant Major JOHN GRIFFEN JONES JvMESTOWN Louisiana RALPH DAVID KASEMAN, JR. Shamokin Pennsylvania 193 RICHARD HENRY LEWANDOWSKI Cleveland Ohio EMMETT C. LEE, JR. Corsica N A Texas I When the Class of 1950 returned from Camp Buckner, Co. I-l had a new face in its ranks. Down from the heights of Co. G-1 came Emmett. However it wasn ' t long before he was known for his persoiialitv and easygoing manner. Ahhough his first love is for the sack, once roused he assumes the role of champion skeet- shooter and soda guzzler. Wherever he is Emmett will always be among friends. Track Skcel Cliil. C aniera ( iliih 3-2-1 3-2-1 Corpora! Lieulenant Missal Reader 1-3 Acolvle Kiissian Club Pointer Sergeant If the attributes of a successful man do not include flitting through the hills, stud ing bv the light of the sink, and slumbering in the sack, the should, because Lew is a success. The daily tussle with the moments about O never kept him from nightly discussion over baseball or a demonstration of the polka. Mav his future friends acquire the pleasant memories he has given us. Cross Country 3-2-1 Minor " A " Captain Track 2-1 Major " A " Monosrain Where cotild a bean-bretl bos pick up that Basin Street beat? With never a second glance at academics, Ben spent most of his free time trying to patch a broken-down radio to make this pos- sible. — even after reveille. Copious units, a succession of women, and many song or bull sessions mark his trail for four years. If anyone doesn ' t know him, come around before you miss a man that ' s to|)s. 3-2-1 3-2-1 BENNETT LEONARD LEWIS Boston Massachlsetts lo.lcl Kailn.a.i Cbib 3-2-1 ll.mil ,,T KailioClub 1-3-2 Jcwisb CI Kiissian Club 3-2 Corporal lOOlh Nite Sliow 3-2-1 Scriicant Debate Council 3-2 194 WILLIAM MASTORIS, .IK. Farrell Pennsylvania " Who are von siiiirkini; Plebe ' r ' " " Mr. Ma.sloris, sir. " That is Mastv in a nutshell. Bill, who hails from the steel center of Penn- sylvania, excelled in three activities at the Academy: wrestling, handball, and sack. Before entering the Academy Bill served in the Military Police in Europe. Bill ' s good nature and jovial spirit will carry him a long way on the road to success in the Army. Camera Club Handball Club 1-2-1 3 Ra.lio Club Sersreant Johnny Mac is one of those people who has never been dejected for a second — even at West Point. He ' s an easygoing Southerner who could have worn stars, but thought it not worth the effort. He ' s never been too busy to help a classmate. Lucky at everything, a lot of fun, considerate of everybody, and a hive by nature, no matter what hap|)ens .I )hnn will come out on top — smiling of course! Baseball Radio Club 4 4-3 Sergeant 1 Middy as an Army Brat began his dealings with the Arm at an early age — evidently he must like it. Tenths yvere scarce during his Plebe Year, but diu-ing the years since he has managed to come out ahead in his battles with the Academic Department. In his spare time Middy has tried for that unusual distinction of leaving with the same fiancee he had when he entered. Oddly enough, he succeeded. Boxing 4 Numerals Track 4 Handball Club 4 Camera Club Radio Club Corporal Sergeant 4-3-2-1 4-3-2 2 1 JOHN MATESON McALPINE IM( South Carolina GEORGE RALSTON MIDDLETON, JR. Edinburg Indiana 195 LOUIS WATKINS PRENTISS, .IK. Omaha NmiiivsKA ALBERT LEO ROMANESKI PORTLAiND OhEGO.N 196 STANLEY DAVID OSBORNE Re o Nevada DaM ' . an authoril) on llu- many activities of Reno, ended his adventurous university life there to again join the Army. His natural failing, to become involved in hazardous affairs, never left him throughout his four years. He was always found active in athletics, especiallv lacrosse. Dave ' s self-assurance and ability to get along with others will surely bring him success in ihc Arnn . Cross Coiinlrv 1 Weifihl .if ling Clul Lacrosse -:i Corpora Mo M Kailroad Clul, 2 Sprficani Like most Arm Hrats, Lou realized that West Point was ihe best means to fulfill his chosen career. Since academics were never a problem, he woidd almost beat the snow out on the ski slopes, and would appear on the golf course before the spring grass. His every trip as a cadet never failed to involve him in a comical predica- ment. Lou " s friendliness and diligence will always be remembered. Camera Clul) 1-3-2-1 llowilzer Ra.lio Club t-3 ;orporal Spanish Cluh 2 Sergeant Model Railroad Club 2 Always up to his neck in work yet ahva s willing to help anyone. Leo has a crowd of friends throughout the (]orj)s. When not work- ing on the Pointer, he finds time for painting and letter writing and a little time out in the afternoon to refresh himself. Energetic and conscientious, with Hashing eves and a wide grin, he is one of those rare " good Joes ' who can still wear stars. Engineer Fool lall Team 2 Chapel Choir 1-3-2-1 Lacrosse t Pointer t-3-2-1 Stars t-3 -2 Business Manager Art Club 1 Corporal • ' German Club 3-2-1 Lieulenani 1 General Conini Ule« 1 ' ■ liiUlii I WILLIAM BONNER SLADE Lake City Florida The " Bone " — endowed with the remarkable gifts of iiiieliigcnee and a winning personahtv. Bill alwa s has a twinkle in liis e e and a grin on his face. Althongh he woidd rather be in the midst of a little deviltry with his " wives, " he can be serions as his stars for Plebe Year will testify . Bill is one of the most popular men in his company and the class of " 50 is proud to claim him a mend)er. German Club Sunday School Teacher Ring Committee 3-2 1-3-2 Stars Corporal Captain Sam didn ' t join the Army: he was born into it. Mis prime objectives have alwa s been a ring, a diploma, and a commission. Cheerful and never too busv to help a friend, he " ll long be remembered by his classmates. A hive in the sciences, lucky at cards, a ladies ' man, a sacking enthusiast, a true gourmet, easygoing or serious as the situation demands — that ' s Sam, one of the best bovs of ' .50. Handball Club 3-2-1 Dialectic Society 4 Skeet Club 1 Portuguese Club 2 Camera Club 3-2-1 Chess Club 4 Debate Council 3-2 Sergeant 1 Jackson at Bull Run was ne ' er half as stalwart as Tankersle in the face of fire from the Cal Department. (Jalhotm on the floor of Congress was never as lucid as Tank extolling Southern beaut). He is equallv at ease whether discussing the finer points of a fili- buster or explaining whv lines of fltix move from north to south. Talker and listener, a happv balance makes Tank a friend we welcome. Track Weight Lifting Club Skeet Club 3 1-3-1 3-2-1 Debate ( juncil Dialectic Society Sergeant 2-1 2-1 1 SAMUEL W. SMITIIERS, JR. ( lol.l MIU S (;f.()HGI WILL HILL TANKERSLEY Montgomery Alabama 197 PATRICK WAYNE WILSON Barstom. Texas I-l JOHN FABIAN WASSENBERG Green Bay. Wisconsin I-l An ardcnl loolhall Ian. Julin was ever ready to extol his Green Bay Packers. His enthusiasm wasn ' t limited to football, however, for he was always ready to put aside studies for a discussion or to play a game of bridge. Academics and the Tactical Department never bothered him too much. W ith sinceritx and earnestness. John will continue to be an outstanding example of dependability. 3 1 Camera Club 3-2-1 Ka.lioCliil French Clul. 3-2 Ser ;eanl HaiKlball Clul. 3 Pat. a liard bitten " Lone Ranger " " from west of the Pecos, is one of West Point " s ambassadors from the Panhandle. An avid shutter- bug, an outstanding Army strider (with a love for flying), he is true to one girl only — is that so " Stupid " ? A man who knows what he wants and gets it, he will know nothing but success. Eyes on the skv. feet on the cinders, and heart in Texas — that ' s Pat. Track Numerals Monogram Major " A " ' Cross Country 4-3-2-1 Fooll.all (Camera Club Radio Club Sergeanl 4 3-2-1 4-3-2-1 1 " Court " entered to West Poinl from the " Buckeye State. ' " Since that dale he has made lasting Iriendshijjs with his winning smile and his ability to have a good laugh in any situation. He spends most of his weekends with his OAO or in pursuing his hobby of [thotography. " Court " has demonstrated an ability for working with men and intends to utilize this trait in his chosen branch, the Vrmored Cavalry. COURTENAY LEONARD RARRETT Cincinnati, Ohio K-1 Fencin;; Camera Club Weight Lifting Club 3 3-2-1 3-2-1 Kussiau Club ( lorporal Lieutenant 198 Company K-1 Taclii;il (Wliccr an. I Ca.l.l Company Commander: 1,1. ( lol. Kolicrl- son. Cadet Warner. 1 IIOI (ill llic (lass (»r 50 was llic (irsl lo sixmhI I ' a iiiil lour Ncars in one -orM|iain allcr llic l )lf) (lorps reorganization. K-l " s Plebe Year casualties necessitated a replacement system lo return the class to strength. Goat section rolls usually continued to read like k-Ko rosters, but the few hives managed to salvage evervone by turn- out time. The Iron Major, Casey, and scattered forays by the Ace kept the line toed by all and set the standards which won two drill streamers. Long to be remembered at reunions will be Christmas parties, the sum- mers that offered a girl at every airstrip, safaries through Juarez, happy K-1 COMPANY 1st Row: Pelt ., Barren. Dunn, (;arrell, Curtis. Laeeeiti, llarrell, Hutoheson. I ' aul er. Ilirsch, Vinson, Talholl. [.eavill. L ' nd Run: Blank. McFarlan.l. Lockwoo.i. arner, Wel.sler. .inl Rmr: llufnagel, McDowell. Newromh. Price, Shemwell. Ith Ron: McDaniel. Weight. Dowe. Sweidel. Smith. 199 hi Riiw: Kussell. Miller. Psihas. Atyers, Roherge, Olsun. 2nil Kiin: Uvalt. Johnson. Barnes. Miller, Kockwell. 3nl Ron ' : Leyshon, Doerflinger. Bick, lames. Ilh Riiiv: Hodgkins. Steidl. Thomas ( oreo. (ialligan. bags, and drags — 3.0, 2.2, 0.5. The always different, sometimes in- different, personalities who sparked the hours on and off duty in I-l s envy, " Company K of the First, " included the Indian Chief; thin Len: Walt and his non-political nude: the pride of the Ivy League; turned- back Janice; the Fish; many poopsheet artists; a boy navigator; those veterans of Cornell, Amherst, Benning; and Hand-stand Bobby. Thus, it ' s the saga of K — from squad competitions to lost weekends. 1st Row: C.elee, Grayeh, Miller. Speirs, Hara- symowicz, Condina. Eilwarils. Foley, kelley, Martin. 2n(l Row: Rohr. Jackson, Rajchel, Pajares. 3rd Row: Pahre. Rink, Cole, Seaver, Gordon. Ith Row: Pellil, Ireland, i imenlel, Wagner, Wiles. 200 1st Row: Severn, Rice, Holman, Pfaulz, Van Deusen, Beveridge, Sifford. 2nd Roiv: Wheeler. Conley, Allen, Lykens. 3rd Roiv: McKenim. Peloquin, Smith. 4« i Roiv: Heitzke, Don !■ . Borrell, Hanson. 5th Row: Knittel, Liveoak. dflt Roiv: Kahl, Powers, Schaeffer, Butler. HAROLD LOUIS BLANK l MM.nnooD MrssouRi AKTHLK HADFIELD BLAIR CoBUAM Virginia Art came to West Point alter haviiio; spent a good part of his life travelling around the world. A Navy Junior and an ardent rebel, he found his way into Army life easily. Being quite the amateur journalist. Art soon found himself editor of a thriving company newspaper. His wide range of interests and an easy personality insure him success in the Arnn. We say good luck to vou. Art. Hockey 1 Sergeant 1 Corporal 2 Bud. who will give ou a " Blank " stare if you call him Harold, spent four vears making lasting friends and methodically doing his best on everv job assigned to him. The only problem that ever compleleh stumped him was how to sit on a point in a relative motion problem and watch the rest of the body rotate by. A ready grin and a generous heart personify Bud to his classmates. 3-2 2 1 After sparring with the Academic Department for the greater part of the week. Jim usually likes to relax in some sort of athletics, be it golf, which is his favorite sport, in the spring, or basketball in the winter. His abilitv, friendliness, and natural Iowa humor make him a top asset to his class and will help make his Army career a most colorful one. Jim is a sure bet for success. Wrestling t Camera Club Weight Lifting CInl) 3-2-1 Corporal Spanish Chib 2-1 Sergeant (;.)lf 1 Sailing Club 3 ( .hapel Choir 4-3 Corporal 2 ( amera Club 3-2-1 Lieutenant 1 • Concert Orchestra 3-2 Battalion Ailjulaut Hop Manager 4-3-2-1 JAMES ALVIN CURTIS Harlan Iowa 201 JAMES FRANK Dl ' NN San Diego California RAY MFCHAKL DOWK, JR. Arlington Virginia Mike, known lu iiiam as " Tlic Dodger. " a miniker derivecl Iroin his lacrosse I ' eals. hails from historic Arhngton, Virginia, Here the runts have a true bearer ol athletic prowess, lie is a rahiil fan of Saninn Banghs Washington Redskins. Popidar and capable, his all around abijilx which has made his cadet life profitable and enjoyable without a doid)t will lead Mike to a bright future. Lacrosse Numerals Monogram 1-3-2-1 Goal Foolbar Howitzer Sergeant 2-1 I A hidden partner in the (California Chamber of Commerce. Jimmvs ready laugh and quick wit have brought him many friends through- out the (Jorps. During those long winter da s. he could usualK be found running around the squash courts or dragging some member of the fairer sex. Considering his natural abilit and determina- tion, graduation will be just the first in a long line of successes. Ruf sian (Jliih Catholic Choir Camera Club 1-3-: Howitzer Sergeant Len ' s distinguishing feature is that he is just about as good as he says he is. An outstanding athlete and an excellent student, his keen wit has earned him many friends. When others were studying, he was usually curled up in bed reading a novel — or perhaps just sleeping. Len was never perturbed even in the most trying situa- tions, and life at the Academy presented few problems. 1 Soccer Swimming Radio Cluli 1-3-2 4 2 French Chib Sergeant 3-2 1 LEONARD JOSEPH GARRETT Philadelphia Pennsylvania 202 NORRIS KL(;KJ K IIAKRb;LL Amite LoLisiArsA Prior to entering West Point Harry attended L.S.U. and served in both the Army and Navv. Suiee entering this Aeadeniy Harry has taken a great interest in group singing as an aetive meniher of the choir and other groups. Please do not wake him on cold winter afternoons asking for hair restorer, tliougii. Harry will always be remembered bv his associates as a most likable guy and a genuine friend. Chapel Choir Camera CKih 4-3-2-1 1 The giggling Chief led his tribe thru man an endeavor, all agree- ing that a cadet " s best times are spent away from Woo Poo. A means to an end gauged his life at the Point. Troubles, like women, may come and go, but in is assured of onl two constancies — his choice of a post in the warm South and the knowledge that he II never be conversant in Spanish. 1 Camera Chih Honor Committee Howitzer 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 2-1 Sergeant 1 4 Regimental Supply Sergeant A true hive, Jim had no difficulty surviving the perils of cadet life. After an attempt at Annapolis, he saw the light and joined our ranks. He found spare time to coach his less fortiniate classmates. so we have no fears for him in the Army. Being an ardent chess fan is only one of Jim ' s hobbies, and many of his classmates discovered his skill in this and many other activities. Good luck, Jim. Russian Club Model Railroad Club 4-3-2 3 Stars Sergeant IKVIN STAI FORD HIRSCH i lit lo Alabama JAMES RAYMOND HUFNAGEL MURPHYSBORO ILLINOIS 203 1 JOSEPH N. LACCETTI Union City New Jersey 2-1 Fishing Club 3-2 French Club 2 3 Model Airplane Club 4-3 4-3 Corporal 2 Sergeant 1 PIllLO ALLAN HUTCHESON, JR. Atkinson New Hampshire Philo. a staunch defender of the virtues and traditions of New England, rame to West Point as a fresh graduate of Philips Exeter Academy. His natural intelligence and amiable manner have placed him high on the ladder of success and deep in the hearts of his classmates. " Hutch " needs only to learn how to finish telling a joke without laughing first and to add the " R " to his alphabet. Squash Minor " A " Track S(juash Club Secrelarv Known for his individualism and a comfortable dress coat that lasted until June. Joe, a former navigator in the Pacific, waited out graduation and ultimate return to the Air Force. He gained the name " Twinkle Toes " playing touch football, fell in love twice during Cow summer, coached embrvo infantrMuen, and never got rid of his ever varying moods, a mild indifference, and a Jersey accent. French Club 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Radio Club 2 Dick, a lad who took academics and all other aspects of our Spartan life in his casual stride, is a good man to have around whether vou are at a party or in trouble. A two-fisted idealist, he is beloved by his classmates for his knowledge of Michigan weather, sports, and the state of the nation. A versatile ability and a ready wit are coupled to carry this fellow a long way. 3-2 Soccer M( nof;ra Handball Spanish Club Ffowitzer Sergeant 2 4-3-2-1 1 LLOYD RICHARDSON LEAVITT, JR. Alpena Michigan 204 •J I KILBERT KM ILK LOCK WOOD Birmingham Alabama Imbued with all the qualities of an old school Southerner, Lock was never perturbed by any of West Point ' s many vexations. Academies presented neither worries nor strain, giving him time to pursue his athletic and aesthetic interest. His quiet imassinning character combined with a willingness to cooperate gave him in- numerable friends who consider his friendshij) a real privilege. Fishing Club 2 Corporal Handball Club 3-2-1 Lieutenant Spanish Club 2 Looking for MacDee? Check the sack, the Corps Squad pool, or somewhere in between. His stint at Texas A M earned him the right to spin many tall tales about the prairies and to suffer deeply when the homestead was moved to Louisiana. Enabled by a high academic standing to spend hours reading borrowed novels, the " Fish " whiled away more lime convincing himself tliat he was or was not in love. Swimming Numerals Minor " A ' ' Model Railroad Club Radio Club Sergeant 1-3- 1 Bill ' s real love is the Air Force; however, while spending the usual four years in West Point ' s Infantry Brigade, he capitalized on his oily Oklahoma voice to become a top intercollegiate debater, do radio broadcasts of athletic events, and teach Public Speaking. Able to talk his way into or out of anything. Bill made iuindreds of friends, and faces the future confidently. Squash 4-3-2 General Committee 2 Tennis 4-3 Corporal 2 Chapel Choir 2-1 Lieutenant 1 Debate Council 4-3-2-1 DAN KOBKH r McDANIEL ShREVKPORT LOIISIANA WILLIAM ROBERT McDOWELL Ada Oklahoma 205 CHARLES WILLIAM NEWCOMB EvANSviLLE Indiana ANDREW J. 15. iVIcFAKLANU, JR. Lake View Maine All was not easy sledding for Andy at West Point, but a determina- tion which kept him up in the halls after taps for a good part of his cadet career did the job. And " s main outside interests are horses and music: the Army ' s abandoning the former proved a cruel blow to him. Possessed of an ability to overcome all obstacles Andy will niidoubtedK have an interesting career, even if it is on foot. Fencinj; 1 German Chih 3 Weight Lifliii- ( :!ui 2-1 Freiuh Clul. 3 Chapel Choir 1-3 Sergeant I An Club 1-3 Always in a hurr . Chuck came straight to the Academy from college and dove into academics with the same zeal he put forward back in lloosier Land. Although quiet and serious, spending most of his time stu(hing or dreaming of the girl back home, he was always available when a hard job was to be tlone. His friendliness and generosity will ensure Chuck a successful future. Concert Orchestra 2-1 Howitzer 2-1 Camera Club 1 Sergeant 1 German Club 3-2 During his four years here, Al has proven himself a credit to his class and to the Corps as a whole. Diligent study won him many academic honors, plus providing time for activity in both Corps Squad and intramural sports. His qtiiet. imassuming, pleasing, and even at times, dynamic personality has made him a valued member of the Class of ' 50. He plans to enter the Air Force upon graduation. Rifle German Club 4 3-2-1 Corporal Sergeaii I ALBERT McLEES PAULGER Detroit Michigan 206 . Howilzer 2-1 Corporal 2 First Sergeant 1 Pointer Ring Committee 4-3 3-2-1 Sunday School Teacher Sergeant 4-3-2 1 WALTER EDWIN I ' KICK Tllsa Oklauo.ma KOHKirr J ' KL ' JZ Brooklyn New York » Bob is tlu ' class pep bov. His characteristic elements are triple E shoes, a knack for finding liiniself on one or another trip section each week, speeehniaking on the relative emptiness of some of his classmates ' heads, an infectious smile and some happv anecdote. He takes the most practical wa , has more drive than a jeep and speaks his mind. Bob will be the EM " s Santa Clans. Track 3-2-1 Art Club 2 Monogram lOOlh Nile Show 1 Major " A " Jewish Choir 3-2-1 Handball 4-3-2-1 General Committee 2-1 Radio Club 3-2 Pointer 4-2 French Club 2 Sergeant 1 A witty remark, a quick grin, and another friend. That epitomizes Walt ' s stay here. Perhaps others were spoonier, perhaps others had better luck with academics; however, in his own sphere of friendship he was supreme. A keen student of politics, he was always ready to vigorously defend his ideas. Walt remained loyal to Oklahoma, needing little incentive to praise his home state. Gymnastics 4 Numerals Mule Rider 1 Art ' s love was shared by the Infantry, his 11-year old Simday Schoolers, and the season " s drag. Blithely ignoring the burdens which the Math Department attempted to impose, he kept the librarians busy checking out literatures best, consumed each cop of the Congressional Record and Atlantic Monthly, and was eager to expound on philosophy, child psychology, football, or the noble Southland. ARTHUR L. SHEMWELL, JR. Nashville Tennessee 207 WILLIAM LEE SWEIDEL Palm Beach Florida CHARLE S RUFUS SMITH Santa Barbara Califori l Lackadaisical RiiCc. to wlioin notliing is sacred and everything a joive, showed u[) lor Beast Barracks from Tombstone. Arizona wearing bhic jeans and a T-shirt. Lacrosse, a flair i ' or French, short term romances, a love lor horses and the wild West, with an abhor rence for anything metropolitan, paint an accurate picture of Rufe His congenial character will make him an asset to the Paratroopers 4-3 Lacrosse Numerals Monogram Camera Club French Club Sergeant 3-2-1 3-2-1 1 Put on some records, pull up a chair and listen to BilFs latest. It ' s certain to contain the details of his trip to New York — women, wine, and a convertible. Between trips, or dreams of them, football, handball, and ucslern novels dominated his time, while wine and women dominated his thoughts.Becauseof his many fine attributes, it was a pleasure to have Bill as a classmate. Football 4 Weight Lifting Chib 4 Wrestling 1. Radio Club 3-2-1 Handball Club 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Despite two years at V. P. I., Marshall was the recipient of as much character-building as any Plebe in the Corps. Thus, it wasn ' t until Yearling Year that he found the opportunity to dis- pla freely that eagerness to laugh at anybody ' s joke. This moun- taineer skiied and took pictures to substantiate his weekend tales, and maintained grades high enough to guarantee the mininum work. Cross Country 4-3 Camera Club 3-2-1 Hockey 4 Sergeant 1 MARSHALL D. TALBOTT JR. Unio.n West Virginia 208 . BOBBY GENP: VINSON Nederland Texas Bobbv sliould need no introduction as we all have seen him carry- ing No. 44 every weekend for tiie past iom football seasons. One of the best athletes in his class, he stood first in physical aptitude during Plebe Year. He is a firm believer in women and song al- though most of this will cease when he marries in June. The Air Force will claim Bobby come graduation and we know he ' ll go far. Football 4-3-2-1 Numerals Major " A " Navy Star Prior to entering West Point, Vol served in the Navy and later in the Army. Earh in his career at the Academy, he distinguished himself in Corps Squad and intramural sports. His constant good humor and willingness to help anyone out of a tough situation have won him many friends. After five years of playing tag with the Academic Department, Vol plans to enter the Infantry. Track 4 Numerals Fishing Clul) Weight Lifting Club Sergeant 2 ■1-3 1 Weight Lifting Club Fishing Club 4-3-2 4-3-2 Corporal Captain With his hair parted in the middle and singing the hiffenpoof Song, Warrie came to West Point via the iviest part of the Ivy League carrying a raccoon coat and an old ski pole. A red-faced soccer plaver with an amazing disregard for all things pertaining to academics, a Main Line philosopher, and a patient prospective bridegroom all describe the one and only Web. Soccer 4-3-2-1 Glee Club 4-3-2-1 Numerals Secretary Monogram Treasurer Minor " A " 100th Nite Show 4 Squash Club 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 VOLNEY FRANK WARNER X ' on sof;KET SoiTii Dakota WARREN WEBSTER 111 Haddonfield New Jersey 209 EDMUND J. BOYLE Providence, Rhode Island CLAY DECK WEIGHT Ashland, Kentucky K-1 Deck iniglil casiK have bt-en co-author of Dale Carnegie ' s " " How to Win Friends and Influence People " — that ' s how well he under- stood and got along wilh his associates. Deck, rounded out his intellectual and associative capabilities b taking an active part in all tvpes of athletics. In retrospect, we are all certain that Deck is and will be an outstanding credit to West Point and to iiiniself. Foolhall 1-3-2-1 Duty Commillee I Manager t-3-2-1 Clorporal 2 Squash 3 Lieulenanl 1 Manager 3 Ed ' s athletic abilit was the pride of L-1 and the nemesis of all opponents. A quick smile and quicker wit made Ed friends right at the start, and the list is still growing. But beneath his joviality there was a deep seriousness of getting to the goal he has set for his life and this brought him our admiration and respect. In short: no matter what the task, he was a man for anvbodv ' s team. Football Numerals Monogram Acolyte German Club Corporal Captain Hailing from the Lone Star State, Dave came to West Point via VMI. Although a true rebel, he seemed to like snow, for on almost anv winter afternoon he coidd be found sliding down the ski slope. Besides skiing, his favorite sports are tennis and squash. Quiet and friendlv. Dave has both book sense and common sense. These qualities should prove to be verv beneficial in his Army career. DAVID CULLEN BRIGGS Corpus Christi, Texas Pistol Team t-3 German Club 3-2 Numerals Vice President Stars 1-3 Bugle Notes 3-2 Sunday School Te; (her 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Concert Orchestra 1-3-2 L-1 210 (:..in|.any I. -I liirlM mH )f1i((r and Cailcl Company (lominaiiiliT; I.I. (IdI. Siiiilli. Catlcl Bovle. JJV TIIK lime uc joined the Corps, llic new larjrc l cnl -lour conipanN orfranizalion was in effect. 1,-1 was as- si ned a corner domain in Sontli Area and lliere uc lived nay, existed — for lour lono; years. We were niendiers of the glamour battalion, the " French Foreign Legion " of the dorps. They called us runts, but we were still a power to be reckoned with, even if we did occasionally have to elbow our way into a place in the sun. We treasure memories of com- mon experiences millions couldn ' t tem|)t us to repeat — or ten millions make us part with: Places; Buckner, Langley, Bragg, Tampa, Okaloosa, L-1 COMPANY Isl liim: (ireene, Kessingcr, Glenn, Milcliell. Hull. I.oxc, Spoilnian. Scillicrs. I ' m Koii: Krylmlil. Sleffenscn, (iraham. NicholsiMi. Rogers. Mallell, McSherrv, Cheney, Ryan, li!ia. 3nl Hinr: kuhliy. itkhani. Vanlure. ll )isiiip;lon, Maresca. Ith Raiv: Morrison. Brigcs, Seandling, Rhoafis, Boyle- Tisflale. I t Roiv: Viiiceiil, Jimenez, Rogers. Chapman, Williams. Shine, l nd Row: Smilh. Wanko, ImIIiiis. Paee. Reicharil. Srd Roiv: Peiter, Mena, Sliiiliii ' luirt;. Michel. Ith Row: Harmon, Dom- lirij« sky, Cocke. El Paso. Names; ,T-Square, Ashby, Ernie, and our own Belter. We felt smug because we could tell ' em what a real Plebe Year was like — after all, we had the last one! Anyway, it ' s over now and for the next 30 years well contemplate what four years in L-1 was worth. We have an idea though that at intervals companymates will reconvene (maybe at an Army-Navy game 20 years hence) to slap each other on the back, reminisce, and ruminate on the fact that the Corps has gone to Hell! 212 1st Row: Arnold, Foge, Ludlam, Unilerwooil. Morgan. Copthorne. Truax. Feyrer, Howard. Upton. 2n l Roiv: Kingsley, Brodzinski. Bucklev. Vi hippie. 3r(l Row: Kiernan. Matlox, Moore, MiU ' hell. Landou. Illi Row: Wallace, Jackson, Rilev. Ki.lwell. Walker. 1st Row: Szcerbowski, Estcs, Fio Rito, Davis, Jones, Miller, lacobucci. 2n(l Roir: Nave, Glister, Andrews, Landry, Shaw. 3rtl Roir: Parker, Schneider, Robinson, Arnliym. 4th Row: McCarty, Dunivanl, McLennan, Davis, Bowen. 3th Row: Crim, Walls, Maas, Cooper. 6lh Rviv; Merrill. Porter, Kitchen. Marslers, Stepanek. l Mt. I Ka.lioClul, 3-2-1 3-2-1 llan.ll.all :iiil. 3-2-1 3-2-1 Ser. ' .-anl 1 ROBERT ARNOLD CHENEY Farmingto New Hampshire Bob ' s deep-voiced orations livened up many an evening lor his wives and anvone else with his door open. Marse Bobs encyclopedic knowledge of baseball amazed even lukewarm fans. He could listen to Gershwin ' s music for hours and await a Red Sox pennant for vears. Besides these assets. Bob has such a native wit and tenacitv that we are sure his goal in life will not be denied him. Pointer Camera Club Freiu ' h ( Hull Although Rog comes from " Down East " , his overseas service has made him a man of the world. In his easygoing way, he slipped into the svstem and became well liked. Being no hive. Rog studied hard, but preferred to read, play bridge, or shoot the bull. He earned his letter as an infielder for the baseball team. His jokes and hinnorous outlook on life make him easy to remember. Football 1 Baseball 4-3- Niinierals Major -A- From Saturda noon until Sunda stipper Riiss could always be found with the OA — if you could find them at all — yet he always had time to work for us. Who could forget " The Battle of the Rings " ? The Kid, who was the dadd of us all but looked like a youngster, was lost withotit his cowboy stories and those one-a- day letters; but ' Turn off the radio, 1 can ' t study " was his battle- crv. Catholic Choir 1-3-2-1 (General Committee 2-1 Corporal 2 Lieutenant 1 King Committee General Committee Radio Club 1-3-2-1 Corporal i Sergeant 3-2 r()(;er w ii.m i dolan Soi Til I ' oHTiAM) Maine RUSSELL ALGER GLENN Bridgeport Connecticit H3 THOMAS PATRICK GREENE Drexel Hill Pen sylvanl4 CHARLES PASSMORE GRAHAM Boise Idaho From out where the grow the " biggest and bestest " potatoes, Chuek eame to West Point, but four years could not make him change his firm belief that the West was " the only " part of the country. Academics came easv. so, to his wives ' relief, the Howitzer office became an every-night hangout. Convinced that the Air Force was for the lazv. ( huck was bound for Armored and his beloved tanks. Duly Conimillee Howilzer Associate Editor 2-1 1-3-2-1 His artistry on the basketball court and enthusiasm in sports round out the athletic side of a character: one who not only dislikes studying, but also has an unending capacity for sleep. A sincere enjoyment of living and a knack for making good friends are qualities which shoidd not onh help Pat follow his high ideals, but also make his life full of happiness and success. We all wish the best of luck to you. Pat! French Club 3-2 Corporal Acolyte 3-2-1 Lieutenant Weight Lifting C.lul) 4 Bob came to West Point with no worries, determined to leave the same way. Nothing bothered him except the length of time it took him to get from class to the sack. E]xtremel capable in athletics, academics, and soldiering. Bob never failed to do any job given him with the titmost sincerity. Neither files nor tenths plagued him, and he was determined losave his abilit for the fiilin-e. Lacrosse 1 Corporal Weight 1 illi ig Clul, 3-2-1 Captain An Clul. 1 Reginienia ' Prainiuf. Oil ROBERT 11. IKHSINGTON Santa Baubaka (Ialiforma 214 ■ ' I [wlatoi, ol make liini " fan III h llif H(wiiz([ itat llif Ait iwil mil III) HUGH CARTER HOLT Halifax Virginia This " Virginia Virliioso " gave hiiiiscir a va haciv in Plcbf Year when he used to sack up in the closet. Ahlioiigh not averse to " sack time " , Hans takes to athletics like a South ' rn Colonel to a mint julep. He excels at tennis and is a fine football and baseball player. As for extracurricular activities, Hans never turns from wine, women and song. Hans is known in Halifax as the " L ' il Heartstring " . French Cliili Hop Manager 3-2 4-3-2-1 ( ' .(irporal Lieiitenanl I ■111 111 spiirl! iinll Jiililri ■p. A mmi I (rieiids ai( [li idfali. bill all ii ' isli ill ' lolfavfll " lilllfillOIll inatlilflif 1 iiili " it " 2- 3-2-1 Model Airplane Cliih lOOth Nile Show 1-3-2-1 1-3-2-1 3-2 Sergeant 1 Kess never boasted about his Texas home, but one could easiK recognize the Texas sunshine in his drawl and the Texas women in his locker. With (he easy confidence of a Ranger he took the system and its intricacies in his stride, never worrying about losing a tenth here or gaining a demerit there. Just as long as he could drag often and lake a trip occasionallv. Kess remained content. Radio Cluh Camera Cluh Spanish Cluh One of the " Rah-rah " box s whose motto was " Bone up more hate " , the Kub spent much of his time attempting to get a little more noise from the Corps. Most afternoons he could be found in the muscle factory usually with a squash racket in his hand, but on weekends, women, and there were many, kept him bus . The choir might have thought he could sing, but his wives knew better. Cheerleader Minor " A " " Jewish Choir Spanish Cluh Sergeant MOW A HI) KVKRKTT kKSSI N(;i:H. JK. S N I()M I Tk ' ROBERT ST 1NLEY KIBBV Des Moines Iowa 215 PETER MALLETT AsHEViLLE North Cahomw JOHIN 1 KANCJS LUYE, JR. Lawrence Massachusetts Jack ' s radiant smile captivates all and his love of Irish inusic always adds a touch of Kiilarney here at West Point. His bridge playing fame is only matched b his ability to make friends. Our Irishman ' s soimd thinking and level headedness coupled with a droll sense of humor makes Ins opinion worth hearing. Nothing seems to worry Jack and. altiiough he wears no stars, he is tops in everything. 3-2-1 2-1 1 Wink follows the footsteps of two older brothers in graduating from the Point. A year of previous training at the Citadel and life as a " Brat " relieved him of that initial shock of military indoctrina- tion. Quiet and affable in personality, academics kept him busy but never bus enough to bar social or recreational activities. His goal is set on a long and successful Army career. Ilan.lhall Cluli i-:i Spanish Cliil Radio Cliili .{-2-1 Acolvle Art Cliil. 2-1 Sergeant Wcifihl l.ifliii- Clul, 2-1 Spanish C hih Fishin. ' Chih Camera Chib Sereeant 3-2 1 Despite limited time, Mario had many fine talents. Activity stops when he plays the piano. The Art Club valued his paintings highly. Gifted with two voic( s, he coidd crack an eardrum with his shrill version of the Maharaja of Magidor, but the Glee Club and Choir preferred his more natural tenor. With his versatility and ability to dispel all gloom, Mario is certain to fulfill his life ambitions. MAURO ELASIO MARESCA New York NE y York An Ch.h Calhohc Choir Glee CUih Railroad Cliil) 3-2-1 Radio Chib 1-3-2-1 Pointer 3-2-1 Spanisti Club 2-1 Sergeant 2-1 4 216 .1-M Glee Club 4-3-2 French Clnl M Debate Council 4-3-2-1 Pointer 1 Secretary Sergeant WALTER C. McSHERKV McAlestek Oklahoma Wall was never around lis ver nmrh: he was tisiiall) off doing sonietliing for the Pointer. Freneli ( Ihib. Debate Conneil. or some of the nianv organizations he joined. He kept himself busy all four years, and never hit the sack before taps. Mac ' s energy and ability will probabh take him far in the Army, and his gift of gab should enliven wherever he is. jtist as it has left its mark on West Point. 3-2 4-3 1 Carm, upon arrival in his company, found himself one of the select few who visited G.A. every morning, noon, and night — and not the German-American. At the end of Plebe Year and the advent of psychology, Carm tbotight he could fall out but failed to knock before entering a First Class room. Result — Form 3-C! A former athlete for the " Purple Eagles " , Carm especially liked football and squash. Squash 4-2-1 Acolvte 2-1 Minor " A " Pointer 4 Catholic Choir 4 Corporal 2 Missal Reader 3 First Sergeant 1 A winning combinalion of a cann mind and a ready wit seemed to adjust " Mitch " to ever siltiation and terrain. An earnest con- noisseur of the finer things of life, his chief stimidus was either a pretty femine or an evening of Dixieland. Between times he could be fotmd adroitly sidestepping or otttwitling the various depart- ments with breathless facility. His success for the ftittire is assured. Pointer Art Editor Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 4 Art Club Corporal Sergeant CXKMFLO PLACIDO MIFI (Jgdknsiu HG Ni:u okk HOWARD SAVAGE MITCHELL Queens Village Long Island, New York 217 SAMUEL NEWTON NICHOLSON Camden South Caroli v KOBEKT C. MORRISON Lebanon Tennessee " Meanic. " as lie was called in Prep Srhool, came to U.S.M.A. from the iiillbilly land of Tennessee. Somewhat subdued by W.P., he donned his first pair of shoes, then added ice skates and spent the next four ears pla ing hockey. When he wasn ' t playing la- crosse or Softball. Hob could be found in the hills on a fishing trip. His favt)rite sport, however, was going home on " furlo. " Hoikey 4-3-2-1 Numerals Monogram Minor " A " Spanish Club 4-3-2-1 Although " Tiger " was a feared opponent of visiting wrestling teams, his quiet manner as a cadet is memorable of him. Not quite sold on the restrictions of West Point, he accepted them, however, with characteristic calmness. Forever a Southerner at heart, he was quick to rallv to its cause of culture, beauty and hos[)italit . Sam will be remembered by all as a most faithful friend. Moilel Airplane Club 4-3 Howitzer 2-1 Corporal 2 Lieiilenant 1 Wrestling Minor " A " Monofiram 4-3-2-1 Chapel Choir German Club Sergeant 1-3-2-1 3-2-1 1 Phil, with his persistent smile and helpful attitude, was everyone ' rf friend. At the Academy, he quickly adjusted himself to cadet life and was renowned for his spirit of cooperation. Though not a hive, his only narrow escape was Plebe German. Making " A " squad rifle team his paramount interest and a keen eye kept him atop the ladder. Earmarked for success. Phil is one we " 11 never forget. 4-3-2-1 Football 4 PHILIP CURTIS REYBOLD Rifle Team Numerals Monogram Minor " A " Navy Star Football Manager Pistol Club Sergeant 3-2-1 1 WiLMIMGTON Delaware 218 Wrestling I Ka.li.. Clul. Numerals Fishing Clul Weight Lifting Cluh 4-3-2-1 Sergeant Camera Club 3-2-1 »a;evm .IflocaJfll ' iijlmoial " ' MARK CH AKLKS RIIOADS Aravda Colorado Underneath Chuck ' s outward jocidarity is discovered a serious- ness which augurs well for his future success. He has nian interests, chiefly along the athletic lines. Even the Gloom Period could not dampen his enthusiasm, and anv classmate faced with a problem could expect Chuck ' s cooperation. Accustomed to Colorado ' s high altitude, he will have no diflfICldt in climbing the road of life. 3-2 3-2-1 1 Dan ' s main activity, diving, is indicative of his determined, hard working spirit, and he succeeded in being one of the foremost intercollegiate divers in the East. A true Missourian, Danny pos- sesses an aptitude for stubbornness which produces a formidable opponent when used in debating. His love for music, literattire. and companionship round out a well-balanced personality. Swimming J-3-2-1 Numerals Minor " A " Major " A " Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 Snuggled up in a brown-bov reading a lively Western is where you would usuallv find this personable product of the Imperial Valley. Mai ' s academic abilit helped many a goat beat the system, and his proficienc in football was a keynote in his cadet life. A winning personality plus an abundance of ability will enable Mai to achieve success and happiness wherever he may go. Russian Cluh 3-2 Sergeant 1 Camera Cluh 4-3-2-1 Debate Council 4 Corporal 2 Sergeant 1 DANIEL LINDSEY ROGERS I ' Avtn ' TK Missoi nr MALCOLM E. RYAN Brawley California 219 GEORGE HARRY SCITHERS Dallas Texa? HENRY DONALD SPIELMAN New York New York 220 JOHN D. SCANDLING East Rochester New York Jack ' s previous military servicf iiia(l ' him a sti ' ad ing influence in our class. Outwardly, he was an unassuming cadet with a genuine sense of humor. Actually, though, he possessed a surprisingly serious intellect, a capable mind, and a conscientious attitude; traits which won for him a host of friends. Jack ' s diligence and friendliness in the performance of an task will assure him of the highest achievements throughout his career. HamlUall Club Kremh Cliih Missal Keader 4 2 4-3 Acolyte Sergeant George, an Army Hral (born in Washington, D. C, of course), came to West Point as one of the yoimgest men in the class. Mthough he has had no trouble with his studies, he has had some trouble with the Master of the Sword, having come within a stall bar ' s width of being turned out Yearling Year. George ' s chief extraciu ' ricular interest has alwa s been in railroads and streetcars. Pistol Cl.ll. Hadiu Cliil Chess Clul. Model Railroad Cluh 2-1 Camera Club 4-3-2-1 lOOlh Nile Show 4-3 Spanish Club 3-2 Se 1 3-2-1 3 1 After winning the battle with M.T. G.. everything came easy for this " frog " hive. As regular as the weekl haircut. Hank was one of those guys who naturally radiates friendliness, and never dragged below a 2.9. A lover of " be-bop, " he brought that " con- crete jungle " air to Woo Poo with him. One of the best athletes in runty L-1, he will be as unforgetable as his New York parties. Basketball Handball French Clnb Sergeant 3-2 1 i HARRY RAYMOND STEFFENSEN Forest City Iow Thiiiiilcr and sunshine are the onh nioofls in Harry ' s make-up: between these two extremes he never dallies. A magnanimous per- sonahty, liis friends will tell you that his loyalty is overwhelming. An exuberant spirit and a keen pitching arm made him an admir- able asset to his compan . Moose ' s idea of Shangri-la was a week- end that featured a visit from the O.A.O. and a win b the hoekey team. Hockey Manager 1-3-2-1 (Concert Orcheslra SerKeanI 1-3-2 i Being a tin school product and a Brat to hoot. " Tis had little trouble getting acclimated to the rigors of est Point customs. In addition, a certain facility with academics helped him over the hurdles of Tenth Avenue, giving him plenty of time to enjoy the finer things of cadet life, such as food and a femme. And now he has added one more Tisdale to the growing list in the Army Register. Cross Counlrv 4 Catholic Choir 4-3-2 Minor " A " Glee Chib 3-2-1 Track 4 Camera Club 3-2-1 Numerals Stars 4-3 Russian Club 3 Corporal 2 Secretary-Treasurer Sergean t 1 An off-beat combination of reserved aloofness and warm friendli- ness make up Paid s distinct personal charm. An insatiable curi- osity leads him to take an interest in everything. Serenity was Pablo ' s by-word for four years at West Point. L ndeterred by per- sonal adversity, he coidd soar to Ohmpian heights of invective whenever anv of his inner circle of friends had been called to accounts unjustlv. Special Program Committee 4-3-2-1 Hijiior Commit lee 2-1 Glee Club 3-2-1 Debate Coiuicil 4 Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 Pointer 3-2-1 Dialectic Society 4-2-1 Sergeant 1 HENRY EDWARD TISDALE. .IR. Vni,l (,T ) IKGIM ' PAUL SCHUYLER VAiNTURE CAMBRIDGE M.4RYLAND 221 ROBERT ANTHONY BASIL Island Pond. Vermoivt M-l JOHN AUAMS WICKHAM, JR. SoMERs, New York L-1 Wick ' s ability to see the lighter side of hfe made him many friends at the start of his cadet career and his general straight -forwardness kept the list growing. His overall athletic ahility always made him a welcome member on anv intermurder team. Wick ' s sense of right and wrong, and the necessary moral strength to carry out his ideals, will lead lo the attainment of anv goal he chooses. Gymnastics Sailing Club Russian Club Handball Club Radio Club Corporal LieulenanI Alwavs quiet and unassuming — on alternate Mondays during June — Bob, in his tw j-fifths of a decade on the Hudson, won more friends than demerits, no mean feat for The Baze. With academics no bother, he was equally at ease with Tolstoy, Byron, or Wood- ford. Alwavs prepared to entertain the boys with a casual glance in a mirror. Thomme continental has been the bright memory of our stav here. Track 4 French Clid) 1-3-2 Weighl Lifling Club 1 Catholic Choir 4-3-2-1 Camera Club 3-2 Sergeant 1 Art Club 3-2 Coming from N. M.M.I, to Woo Poo gave him no welcomed change, yet Dan " l Bohn made it, never raising his voice. Quiet, reserved Don saved his energy for those grueling five minute swim tests. Master of the M-l trimkrooms, D.B. added his talent to our handball team. Give him a new Western, the latest Photography, or a letter from his native Californi-ay, and Don ' s content. Camera Club 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Portuguese Club 2 DONALD LEE BOHN Merced, Califorini.4 M-l 222 Comimny l-l ' I ' uilical Olllicr and « iail.-l Company (lommandfT: l.l.dol. M(irils(in. Cadel Wallers. V (AS ' IM]N(» aside iIh ' inuiHlanc a| |)rrliciisi )iis or llic ri i )rs ol a slay at W csl I ' oinl and iiiKlaiintcd l) llic sii|)[t()S( ' d plnsical liandi( ' a|) wliicli did not allou llic j)arls in our liair lo ( ' nicr{;;e ahoNc llir croud, ihc men of 1-1 iiiarclied — soinetiiucs wcarih. hut oft- limcs sj)rijilill lliroujih anollier } ' ar. Guided l»y an ahle and undcr- slandinff Tac and led by a superb cliain of command, the Uttle men had lilll(» Irouhh ' in main(ainin i the spirit and fellovvshij) which marked the easterly portion of South Area. Our battle cry — which, to the consterna- tion of hijifher officials, could sometimes be heard echoing in the staid M-1 COMPANY mam (rieiid il-fornri)nft: aismadfliiii irk ' s sense ij I carry out te Isl Ron: Liirkese, llanu-l, Ellioll, rnller. Miller KL. Bonaniio. (iarrell, l),)ii-lass, Rees, Pelllfirev. Spenee. l ' i( limr: Uarland. Ross, Workman. Vanston. Ramos. 3rtl Kiiw: Sleinberg. Mernan, Bolin. Miller WH, Johnson, till Kmc Wallers. Shade. Ruscli. Dennis, Basil, Williams. 7s( Row: Richardson, Pinkel, Bills, Akers, Orlikoff, Sherman. Granger. 2nd Row: Craig, Rockwell, Conti, Shapiro, Lins. 3r l Row: Kane, Peloquin, Prince, Phillips, hli Row: Edler, Croan, Fester, Gladin. atmosphere of Grant ' Hall — was full-bodied and zestful. On the fields of friendly strife we sewed the proverbial seeds. And though there were gloomy moments, baffling academics, and the lot, we can say that we tried. But whether or not we succeeded is merely secondary. Rather it is the everlasting impression of gathering new friends and retaining and cultivating the old. that will affix this year in the minds of the men of our company as a truly gratifying experience. Isl Hdiv: Iacik. Ralph, Koenig, Casas, Locket I. Burkharil, Sullivan. Turner. Gilkev, Will. I ' k Riiir: Hand, Burkheimer, Malone, Sells. Snl Row: Bel Ilea. Rimando. Roper. Cordell. tib Ron: W ulhrich. Richards, Adler, Cooke. Nichols. 1st Roiv: Stewart, LaFlam, Compos, Bell. Thorpe, Ventrella, Shaw, Tardiff. 2ntl Ron: Johnson, Doerr, Gray, Baggerly. 3rd Ron: Halterman, Nordgren, Martin, Crerar, Davis. 4th Row: Morrison, Zargan, Tchon, Rilev. 5llt Row: Lindholm, Gartrell, lessee, Schuessler. Brown. 224 i) FREDERICK RAMON BONANNO Baton Rouge Louisiana Three years at Louisiana State equipped Ray socially and aca- deinieally for the struggle at Hard Rock LT. With a background such as this and his willingness to accept a challenge, no wonder that he overcame the futile defenses of the Academic Department. The friendly grin below that sparse mop of hair and shining pate has won him man friends who wish him the same future success. 2-1 4-3 4-3 2 1 After a yar in the Navy, Llovd saw the error of his ways and came to West Point. Il was not long before we came to know him as a hard working fellow with a cheerful smile for everyone. His ability to get along with the femmes made his weekends gav affairs. Always an active person, Llo d fdled his spare time paint- ing, playing tennis, and firing high scores for the Pistol Team. Handball ( ainera Clul) M.Mlel Railroad Clul. 1-3 4-3-2-1 Aeolyle Pointer Howitzer rl Clul, Calholic Choir Missal Reader 4-3-2-1 3 Corporal Sergeant Pistol Clul, Camera Club 1-3-2-1 4-3-2 Weight Lifti Sergeant Club Gene A., who believed that there was a time and place for every- thing, is now convinced that W. P. is not that place. Graduate — 48, " 49, ' 50 — ? — he likes round numbers. He was a vankee among rebels, but coiddn ' t be converted. A consistent loser with the TD, coined the phrase, " Let ' em quill me! " Gene, basketball, and sack are synonymous, and so goes the tribute to the Blonde Ohioan. 4 Sergeant 1 Camera Club Corporal LLOYD EUGENE DARLAND Hutchinson Kansas GENE A. DENNIS St. Mary ' s Ohio 225 JOE FLINT ELLIOTT Cartersville Georgi WILLIAM GOODJOILN 1 L LLKK San Antonio Texas 226 ROBERT WILKINS DOUGLASS, III Memphis Tennessee Bob ' s know-how of Army life has hct-ii well ajjpreciated, for he has proved himself a capable adviser on the mvsleries of the Army. His likeable personality has won him many friends throughout the Corps. Almost a hive, certainly not a goat. Bob was alwa s willing to aid the less fortunates scholastically. We have been proud to be associated with him and wish him continued success. Porluguesc (Mill) (Camera Cliilt 1-3-2 3-2-1 Howitzer Serjeant Klfr-|ifiiil kil iiiiIId; tall. i f III! iniiiKirlal I Definitely one of the nicest and also the sleepiest gu s in the Corps — Joe was wide awake enough, though, to win a place on the wrestling squad and in the hearts of all who knew him for his al)ilit . himior, and intelligence. Proud of his heritage and ever eager to defend it. he is a real Southern Gentleman and scholar whose future will imdoubtedly be more brilliant than Robert E. Lee ' s. Wreslliii " 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Willie ' s dislike for studying caused him to lose the first round with the Academic Department and plagued him throughout his five year term. Ilis participation in various activities and clubs was a source of many friendships and trips. He was always ready for a parlv and each trip meant a partv. Bill ' s easygoing Texan manner and abilitv to make friends will earr him a long wav in l- ' oolhall Manager Rifle Team Camera Club l orUigiie8e Cllnb 4 4-3-2-1 3-2-1 Radio Clul. Railroa.l Clul) (-orpora! I jeu tenant )m flr ai iiii (]|rf »«( ' ml In fi ' lfr. ll« « jfiirral frmk ' ' •fralCiiu litllil, Nile SI 4 hi, ,,|. I ' m.. f; ,| Iwanl 1 •llllfl SBa,d JOHN MAJNSELL GAKRETJ ' Delta JR. Alabama After spending the best years of his hfe in tlie Army doing nothing but making friends and doing KP on the side. John sealed the walls of the Aeadem and has never stopped making friends. His immortal belief that girls go for men «ith pug-noses and bald- heads has made him just as popular with the opposite sex. John ' s dynamie personalit and forceful logic ensure his success in any field. Track Rifle Squash Clul) Camera Club French Chib Radio Club Sam elevated himself to the high contour marks of West Point from Toledo. Ohio after three vears " association with the Navy and Notre Dame. An artist of the first order, he was quickly dis- covered by the Pointer. His cartoons have brightened many a poster. Always the politician, he served as an active member of our general committee. His cheerful personalil will attract nian friends. 4-3 4-3-2-1 2 1 4 Model Railroad Clul. 2 4 Pointer 4-3-2-1 4 Howitzer 4-3 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 3-2 First Sergeant 1 3-2 Lacrosse 3 Howitzer General Committee 2-1 I ' oinler Art Club 2-1 (Corporal lOOlh Nite Show 4-3 Lieutenant Catholic Choir 4-3-2-1 ilirijiijlioiit iiie. and ft L;al»av-r« . 3 ! Carl ' s studiousness and strong sense of dut have impressed not only his classmates but also the Academic and Tactical Depart- ments. Especially famous for his music was the man behind the keyboard at the hops and the man behiml the music at One Hundredth Night Shows, not to mention many sparkling jam sessions throughout the years. Wishing him happiness and success seems superfluous. Gymnastics 4 Honor ( onimillee 2-1 Dance Band 4-3-2-1 Secretary 100th Nite Show 4-3-2-1 Corporal ' 2 Spanish Club 3 Lieutenant 1 JOHN SAMUEL HAMEL Toledo Ohio CARL ALFRED JOHNSON, JR. Muskegon Michigan 227 DAVID WARREN MERNAN Buffalo New York ROBERT THOMAS LUCKESE Malba New York From the ga . carefree New urk lil ' e lo tlial of a cadet was a great change for Bob, but master it he did, despite the many pitfalls. Noted for his cheerfuhiess — constantly on the go — Bob somehow found time for his many and varied activities, whether it was cheerleading or sharing the spot light on lOOtli Night. His per- sonality and drive cannot fail to ensure his future success. Basel.all 3-2-1 (Cheerleader 2-1 Manager Handball Club 4 Monogram lOOlh Nile Show 4-3-2-1 Missal ReailiT 1-3 Kowil er 4-3-2-1 Arolvlc 2-1 Sergeant 1 ( ' alholic Clioir t-3-2-1 Direclor Sitting behind his desk with an engaging smile, playing his fabulous collection of classical records, and loaning out a stack of monev ceiling high to enterprising classmates could be found our Dave. His passion for Beethoven, his wizardrv with all things academic, and his flair for the opposite sex, all make him one of the most likeable and unforgettable gu s at the Point. Porliiguese Club 3-2-1 rl Club 2 Secrelarv SergeanI 1 Vice President Bob was one of those elite warriors of the Air (. ' orps during the war, but he found that peace only brought the bigger battle of Beast Barracks. He is a hive in spite of the fact that he has logged a great deal of sack time during his cadet davs. His background in the Armv together with his good record here as a cadet indicate that Bob will go a lontr a in his Armv career. Sw iniming Numerals Freneli (!)lub Sergeant 3-2 1 ROBERT LEE MILLER, JR. Saista Fe New Mexico 228 WILLIAM R. MILLKR Alhambra Califorma Two and a half ears of debating bv his wives coiivincefl Bill to enter the intramural debate toiirnanienl. The fruits of the effort were very plentifid, because in less than a month he had con- vinced the judges that he is a champion. Since that tournament be has been traveling the countr convincing others that he is quite adept at speaking. Preparing briefs is HilTs llobb . Rifle Team Pistol Clul) Debate ( ' ouiieil ■1 3-2 2-1 (Camera (jliih Sergeant Whenever vou happened to be looking for that character thai " had to be shown. " vou were also looking for one of the best prospects for futin-e generalship. L p from the Infantrv Pete came, bringing along the laugh and big grin that has made nianv happ moments for us here at the Point. So here ' s to the guv from St. .lo. with best wishes for the long road ahead in his chosen profession. Boxing 1-3-1 Radio Club 3 Camera Club 4-3 C orporal 2 Railroad Club 2 Lieutenant 1 Art Club 2 All Elddie has missed since coming from the Philippines is Beast Barracks. His big bobbies were chess and photograpbv. but any worthwhile project had his support. " I can do it, " or, " Show me bow, was bis spirit: in bis quiet wav be carried a heavv load. If he wasn ' t lifting weights, he was picking up tenths — for which he had a great aflinit . The friendliness of " Fiddle " w ill carrv him far. Camera Club 4-3-2-1 Mortar 3 President Associate Editor Weight Lifting Club 3-2-1 Pointer 4 Spanish Club 2 Corporal 2 Pistol Club 3 Sergeant 1 Fall Out 4 Associate Editor MERLIN ERNKST PKTTICRKW St. Joseph Missoi ri FIDEL VALDEZ RAMOS ASI.NGAN, PaNGASINAN PHILIPPINES 229 BLAIR ARTHUR ROSS, JR. Gatli?«burg Tennessee GEORGE CORNELILS REES S N Diego California In spite of the obvious disadvantages of being a Navy Junior, George tooiv well to the old Annv game. Soon after his arrival he became the best door knob shiner in Corps ' history. Although a hive bv his own admission, George had little spare time for aca- demies, and Mav and December were periods of books, spec, and fears. Still our boodle checks are on this chips-down soldier. Vt resiling Track Spaiiieh Club Radio Club Serffeanl 3-2 1 Blair enlered West Point with a rebel yell in bis throat like a Mogul engine hitting an open switch: however, his prior service in the Arm soon got him into step. He proved himself during Yearling and Cow Years to be no novice in the art of tenth grab- bing. His thorough knowledge of anvthing concerning railroads was a source of amusement and astonishmeni to one and all. Ra.lio Club M..,l,-I Kailroad Clulj t-3 3-2-1 Sergeaul rcliie hails from the wilds of Michigan, a fact which he makes known at the slightest excuse. Although it is said that he can ' t get lead out of a niecbanical pencil without a list of instructions, Archie manages to come through when the chips are down. He can always be found either in the sack or tr ing to st art a basket- ball game. Archie has that certain knack necessarv for success. Kussian Club Camera Club Cliapel ( boir Weigbt Lifting Club (Corporal Sergeant (.EKALD ARCHIE RUSCH Saginaw Michigan 230 ROBERT AAIBROSK SHADE La Mesa California Since the earliest da s of Plebe ear. Bob ' s zeal for aeadeiiiies was a source of wonder to everyone. However when spring came, he could usually he found on the Hudson, indulging in his favorite pastime, sailing, and his record as a skipper speaks for itself. Alwa s willing to take part in any activity. Bobs even tempera- ment will insure him a host of friends yvherever he may be. Sailing CIiil) Secrelarv 1-3-2-1 (Camera ( Uni) Sergcanl :?-2-l 1 Clyde entered the Academy (irml determined to become a good officer. His quiet efficiency and forcefulness furthered him on that road as evidenced b his wheeling from Plebe Christinas through First Class Year. His sense of humor and ready smile made him innumerable friends — including many beautiful ones. If past his- tory is to be the judge. Clyde ' s future is soundK assured. 1 King (loniniiltee Hop Manager Corporal 1-3-2-1 Captain 1-3-2-1 Rcgimenlal cljiilanL Native Brooklyn has brought forth not a few notables, and it seems that versatile I.I. has a better than even chance of joining this renowned group from Flatbusb. His was a full life at West Point, his many activities having had little effect on his class standing, nor on his status as appreciator of the fine arts. An asset to anv gathering. I.I. has caroused yvitb the best of us. Hamlball Clul. 1-3- Secretary Vice President Portuguese Clul) 3-2- Camera Clul 3-2 Art Clul. 2 Pointer 4-3 Mortar 3 CLYDE WADSWORTH SPENCE. .JR. Waycross Georgia IRWIN IRA STEINBERG Brooklyn New York 231 -■r JOHN HORACE VANSTON, JR. FoHTii Worth Texas Since his arrival from the thriving cowtown of Fort Worth, Tex has taken to the Highlands of tlie Hudson hke a DUKW to water. Despite a large amount of time spent juggling the sailing club books as treasurer, Johnny has plenty left over to entertain the voung ladies of the surrounding towns. You can bet your B-plate that this sailing club mariner will continue to sail a true course. Boxing Wreslling Sailing Chil. Weight Lifting Club Debate Council 1 Radio Club 2 French Club t-3-2-1 Bugle Notes 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Chuck, don ' t call him Clem, came to West Point via the Tank Destroyers. During Plebe Year he was a scrappy boxer, but had to retire after an alteration of featin ' es. He isn " t a hive, but his com- mon sense and stability combined with his optimistic attittide toward personal troubles has made Chuck one of the best liked men in his company. His ability can best be described by his record, t Camera Club 3-2-1 Boxing Minor " A " llanilball Club Camera Club Corporal Captain CLARENCE MURPHY WA r 1 KR.S Haynesville Louisiana 232 Willie— M-l ' s mightv gvmnasl. When he wasn-t fighting the TD, the Aeafleniie Department, or the sack he was giving the ieninies a hard time. A hkable, eas going rebel from Arkansas who learned to wear shoes the hard wa -on Plebe area. His enthusiasm lor and adeptness in manv sports has helped him to win many Iriends here and should help him to win many more throughout his life. 3-2-1 Track Gyninaslics Monogram Minor " A " Camera Club 1 Special Programs Committee 2-1 Pointer Howitzer Corporal Lieutenant Battalion Supi ly Officer real hive and an incurable punster, Jim breezed through the ri-ors of monastery life with minimum effort. Starting his educa- tion on rmv posts, he earh developed alertness and conscientious- ness which proved valuable during the physical and mental storms of Plebe Year. When not composing his daily quota of Platonic love notes, he was always available for a chess game or a pillow fight. 4 Wrestling Numerals Chess Clul) Secretary 1-3-2-1 Railroad Clul) Sergeant ROBERT ALLEN WILLIAMS Malvern Arkansas JAMES FREDERICK WORKMAN Atlanta Georgia 233 SECOND REGIMENTAL STAFF 1st Rotv: Todd. 2nd Ruiv: Gabriel, Hubbard, Eshelman, Smith, Trompeter. 234 FIRST BATTALION STAFF 1st Run: Birk. I ' ii Rait: Bninsoii. Bartlos. Grailciville. Rouiul. 235 l.-l Hun: I ' liiix. Kiiapp. Do.lfie. - ' ! Rnu: Hr.inM)ii. l)it;razia. Ha liort-. Shaiikiiian. Hein. Th(ini|.:,..Ti. 1...1,,-. ( aiiiiiiii-liam. I ' rieil- lander. Guioii. 3rd Rotf: Mayfield, Sibbles. Moll. 4tlt Ruiv: Koiind. Zagorski, Listro, Lumsden. 5th Kim: (Carlisle, Fischer, Monihan, Fern, Cragin, Navarro, Hayes. A-2 COMPANY x -2 WAS an exceptional company this year, but the spirit wasn ' t due to any one man or one class. The way the whole company worked and kidded together gave everyone a feeling of belong- ing, despite the isolation of the 19th. We were guided by wheels Lumsden and Zagorski, fired up by Athletic Rep Navarro, and unsnarled by First Sergeant Fern. The antics of extroverts Bashore and Brunson, the semi- accurate singing of Fischer and Dodge, the adventures of Monihan, Mayfield, Lobe, and Guion, the imaginative stories of Friedlander and Sibbles, and the impromptu performances by Cunningham and Cragin ( ' .(iiiipaiiv -2 Tatliiul ( Xlicpr am ( adel (Company CtmxriiaiuU ' r: Ll ( ol. Holm, Cadet Lums lcn. 236 wajiM Ml m Ill ll i y rtif H Isl Kiiiv: Danforth. Siivdcr. Bacon. Summers. Lcdler. (Hvi.lcii. 2ml ' Hnw: Doval. W assoii. Dickens. (Jhacon. Snl Rim: I ' liillipA. Schuman. Nisi, Magsino. kh Row: ' Pliomas, Coslanzo. Morgan, Reicl. Miller. all amused us. Unfailing greetings by Carlisle and DiGrazia helped to make A-2 a friendly company, as did the ready help of Pierce of Rein. Thompson was Honor Rep and Moll was Duty Rep. A-2 " s men repre- sented us everywhere — Cheer leader Knapp at Michie Stadium, Hop Manager Round at Cullum, Shankman at the AAA, and regimental guide Listro on the Plain. The company wasn ' t always perfect, but we all are lucky to have been in A-2, and proud of our part in its record. Isl Row: Finn. Olson. Mneller. 2nd Row: Forkner. Day, Meikle, Harvey, Paiilick, Lespasio, Sulli- van, Robinson, MacGarrigle, Stevens. 3rd Row: Allen, Swygert, Winne. 4th Row: While, Luck, Bradley, Thomas. 5th Row: Ayers, Morales. Williamson. Lowder, Smith. 1st Row: Bethencourt, LaBrash, Wardlaw. Vigilar, Dare, Zuccaro, Jewell. 2tid Row: Satchell. Jefferson. 3rd Rote: Stewart, Reynolds, Motycka. 4th Ron-: Donahue. Baker. 5th Row: Karns. Taylor, Dimitsios. ( lh Roif: Gonzalez. Tighe. 7th Row: Metzcher, Brown, Temp. 8th Roiv: Hall. Chojnowski. Cadet life limited Boyd ' s reputation as an operator, earned as a Paratroop 2nd Lt.: but he took everything else in his stride. He worried less about the Tactical and Academic Departments than about his literary endeavors or his job as General Committeeman. Respected for his efficiency and calmness, he was also well-liked for his friendliness and, perhaps, even his witty tales. Gymnastics Art Club RaJio Club Pistol Club 4 Fishing Club 2-1 4-3-2-1 General Committee 2-1 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 1 Lieutenant 1 BOYD TRIMAN BASHORE Perrvsbirg Ohio Bolo is his nickname, but this is far from indicative of his ability on the rifle range. This was but one of Carl ' s attributes. His skill on the parallel bars made him known to everyone who cheered for the Kavdet gray. His ever ready willingness to help others who were not so hivey in academics combined with his ever changing stories of colorful lovelife made Bolo an ideal roommate. Gvmnaslict Captain Football 4-3-2-1 Corporal Lieutenant 4 Battalion Adjutant Two years at Cal Tech prepared Dave for most anything the Point had to offer in mental gMnnastics. In Beast Barracks he was asked by a Firstie for the logarithm of three and gave an answer differing from the value on the Firsties K E. " Then, sir, vour slide rule must be out of adjustment! " (And it was.) Always good humored, friendly, scholarly, and garrulous with friends — that ' s the " Ace " . Soccer 2-1 German Chib 3-2-1 Coach Handball Club 4-3 Engineer Football lean. 2 Sergeant I CARL LOCKLIN BRUNSON Allendale South Carolina DAMD KAY CARLISLE Los Angeles California 238 Trying to find Jolin with a trvc miiiiitr was like Irving to find the missing link. Dividing his time helwcen writing music lor lOOlh Night Shows, working the side horse, singing in llie choir and glee club, and other extra-curricular activities, he still was able to study and practice hvpnotism on his roommates. His driving energ) with his pleasing personality will carr him far. 4-3 Gymnastics Numerals Minor " A " Wrestling Chapel Choir Glee Club Dialectic Society Art Club 2-1 4-3-2 4-3-2-1 4-2-1 3-2 Special Programs ( onimiltee 1 Radio Club 3-2 Spanish Club 3-2 Pointer 4 Howitzer 4 Corporal 2 Sergeant 1 Coming to West Point from Baltimore with a taste for ousters, beer, and beautiful gals. Chuck, in true cadet fashion, did without these for four long vears. To the above abstinations, adtl wrestling. " A " squad special swimming, and a pair of temperamental knees and vou ' ll have Chuck ' s cadet career. He spent his last three years doing missionar work as any loyal son of the Emerald Isle should do. Wrestling Monogram Minor " A " Track Art Club Sergeant 4 4-3-2 1 Here is a man known for his broad smile ( he sings after reveille!) and for his home town (1000 people), which he will defend to the last sagebrush. It is difficidt to find a more diligent and conscien- tious person towards cadet life. Johnny attacks jobs with profes- sional determination and has the personality to go with achieve- ment. He will always be a ray of sunshine in any gathering. Concert Band Camera Club 4 3-2-1 AcoK le Sergeant JOHN MARSHALL CRAGIN JOPLIN Mo. CHARLES CARROLL CUNNINGHAM Baltimoke Maryland JOHN E. DI GRAZIA, JR. Wells Nevada 239 Two minutes with Enriqua is quite enough to inform you that he hails from the depths of Texas. At the Academy, Enriqua " s inherent cheerfuhiess and engaging smile have won him many lasting friend- ships. His interests range from singing anywhere anytime to digest- ing the latest novels. His previous academy and military training and sincere friendliness will carrv him to success. Catholic Choir Corporal 4-3-, 2 Supply Sergeant irr ' iii ' - ' Al came to us from the shores of California and brought « ith him its sunshine. Endowed with a steadfastness of purpose, he took everything in his stride, from academics and dragging to consistent victories on the wrestling team. Never a goat, yet seldom a hive, Al kept the Academic Department well dominated. Tact and ahilitv are combined to produce a combination that spells a sure success. Wreslling Numerals Minor " A " Captain 4-3-2-1 Pointer Howitzer (Corporal Serceant After a bad start in Spic, Dud and his beaming red face soon be- came an integral part of our life at the Academy. A true son of our nation ' s capital, he managed to divide his free time evenly between the sack, the squash courts, and the fairer sex, becoming proficient in all. We will remember him for his ability and downright friend- liness which will assure Dud success in any branch. Squash Club 4 Radio Club 3-2-1 Spe " ial I ' rograiii (!ominil[ee 2-1 100th Nite Show Sergeant HARRY EUGENE DODGE Bracketville Texas ALBERT .1. FERN San Diego California PHILIP DUDLEY FISCHER Bethesda Maryland 240 Entering West Point was (lie realization of (JJiufk ' s hovlioi dreams. Ac-atleni life Iransrornied him from a small thin lail one of the huskiest men in his company. His heaminp; personali made him tiie life of iIk- harracks. (Chuck ' s military knowled eond)iiieil with his ahilil) in foreign languages will serve him wi in reaching his goal in Mililarx Inlclligciicc and in the rnn a whol ' . I ' rench Cliih Ksmilixc Conimill, M, .I.M ' ii lialli.Ki.l Cliil 2-1 ■. --2 t-3-2-1 Kadi. Il.mil .r SorjiOiiiil i-:)-2 1 1 With a hackground of Army life Jim ivas well prepared for the challenge of Viest Point. He did, however, experience academic diflficulties which earned him his turnout stars in Spie. Neverthe- less, his determination and his ability to hear down when the situation demanded it has always ptdled him through. His per- sonality, read wit, and good sense render him capable of accom- plishing any task. Soccer Swininiinp Numerals 2-1 4 Chapel ( Jioir Camera ( iliih Sergeaiil 4-3 3 1 No stranger to Army life, Pete came to us as another Army Brat. Born at Fort Benning. he moved about the country to end his traveling da s temporarily at the Point. An advocate of the sunny South. oil will find Pete at some southern Army post in his future vears, though his affections have drawn him up north — to New York State, that is. Pete hopes to wear crossed cannons upon graduation. Gymnastics Numerals Minor " A " 4-3-2-1 Camera Club Sergeant 2-1 1 CHARLES UUUGLAS FKIEDLANDER SuNNYSiDE New York JAMES L. GlION, JR. Washington D. C. ERNEST THOMAS HAYES, JR. Louisville Kentucky 241 Always ready to sing the praises of the Pacific Northwest, this short product of the land of tall trees found West Point a good outlet for his leadership and sports abilities. His boundless energy led him into man fields where none but the best results were obtained. Possessing a great capacity for making friends coupled with his other abihties Willie should certainly make an admirable leader. Gymnastics ' Minor " A " Ring C.ommillee Cheerlea ler Head Cheerleader t-3-2-1 Camera CInb Howitzer t-3-2-1 Corporal 2-1 Lieutenant t-3-2 4-3 Gymnastics 4 Radio Club Camera Club 1 German Club Catholic Choir 4-3-2 Sergean t Acolvte 2-1 P.C. is the only man I know who can produce a smile that will effect everyone within radiating distance. Combining naturalness and versatility, he was always welcome in any gathering. Not the dragging type, free time was always well spent on extra- curricular activities or a book. P.C. carries with him cheer and determination that will carry him through life capable of meeting any task. 4 3-2-1 1 No one knows which Tom likes best, dragging or athletics. Which- ever it is, be pursued both with determination through these four years. Outstanding in baseball, always available for a singing quartet, and ever ready with a sparkling wit, T.J. was one of the best liked fellows in the Corps. Not a hive, be managed to squeeze by the Academic Department by sheer work. Old A-2 can well be proud of bim. Football Baseball 4-3 1-3-: Basketball Sergeant WILLIAM L. KNAPP Vancouver Washington PAUL C. LISTRO THOMAS JAMES LOBE Hartford Connecticut Cleveland Ohio 242 1 , With hayset-d in liis hair and no shoes on his I ' cct. iliis hillliill came from tlie l)arkwoods of Tennessee. It is a tribute lo llic Aeademie Dcparlnicnl thai I he v were able lo pound a lillle know I- edge into his thick skull and to the Tactical Department that they were able to straighten him up slighll from the " behind-thc plow " stoop with which he entered West Point. Well alwa s re- member htm as a good friend. Poinler Corporal ( a| tain Ra.lio Club 1-3-2-1 Model Railroad Clul, 3 Bugle Notes 3-2 Sergeant 1 The Ariziina Chamber of Commerce never had a staiuicher advo- cate. Ross came to us jjrepared to spend a busy four years and he has done exactly that. Rotating between boxing and coimtless other activities, Ross has found enough time to discover newer and more different ways of travelling home for vacations. His combina- tion of friendliness, ingenuity, and drive will be an asset to his unit. Boxing 4-.3 Manager Numerals Minor " A " Camera Club 1--3 A true disciple of California, Ken suffered a whole winter before accepting West Point on its own terms. Thereafter, his natural mastery of academics and liking for a rigorous life prompted activ- ities as far afield as short story writing. Not one to place mind over muck. Ken could often be found at the gvm. His aid and friendliness were always appreciated, not to mention his drv humor. Engineer Footbal Gymnastics Debate Coimcil Radio Club 2 Russian (_llub t Duty Committee t-3-2-1 Howitzer 4-3 Sergeant 2-1 1 4 1 LONJNTE H. LLMSDKN Chattanooga Tennessee ROSS FREEMAN MAYFIELD, JR. KENNETH LEE MOLL Hayden Arizona Oakdale California 243 Dave accepted every trial of the Academy as a challenge. An early setback in his studies only served to strengthen his determination to get ahead. A good athlete, his great loves were boxing and squash, but the change from sunny California to the grey walls of Woo Poo dampened his ardor for dragging. An Army Brat, his aggressiveness and sincerity will carr him far as an officer and leader. Boxing Numerals Monogram Minor " A " Radio Club Sergeant DAVID M. MONIHAN Denver Colorado Arriving at West Point from Pittsburgh via the Military Police, Pat sailed through four years of cadet life with a cheerfulness that never diminished. The happiest day of his life was Recognition Day, when he found out that smirking would be legal for the next three years. By being able to see the bright side of every situation. Pat was able to inject a note of hinnor into every thing he did at West Point. French Club ( iorporal 2-1 2 Sergeant Although Willv was often heard to protest against West Point ' s cold, bleak winters, he was never one to worry much about aca- demics or tactics. A Navy veteran, and a California native son, his chief interests were more with classical music, clothes, and fine food than the stern military life. Disliking pretense. Willv always strives to be himself — frank, independent, and cheerfid. Catholic Choir 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 PASQLALE NAVARRO WILLIAM FRANKLIN PIERCE Pittsburgh Pennsylvania San Jose California 244 Dick excliangefl his rivvies for a uniforiii in 10 II and after a taste of Arinv life, he came to West Point via the ISM P " s at Amherst. He was one whose ability to •n ' i alonfi with others eomhined with a spirit of cooperation made him an idea! roommate. A cravinj; for photograpln and mnsic al)sorhed much of his time. Mis methodic manner in administrative details will serve Dick well in his career. Wrestling Radio Cliil) Camera Cliil 2-1 lloi vilzer 3 Cnr |)oral 2-1 Ser ;eanl 4-3 2 T West Point received Ros from Virginia. Heing accnstomed to Armv life, Ros had little difliculty in adjusting liimself to the trials and tribulations of the Academy. Even tliough he was seen often at the Thayer Hotel, his interest and participation in sports was not neglected. His friendliness, spirit of cooperation, and dependability will send Ros a long way in his chosen profession. 4-3-2-1 Track Frenrh Clul Radio CImI. 3-2 3-2 3-2 Hop Manager Corporal Lieiilenanl Stan came to the Academy from the Army. Rrooklvn " s contribu- tion to the Armed Services, a top notch handball placer, spent two years with N.Y.L ' . " s social scientists. His wholesome interest in music (he was a chorister), in literature (he reads a lot), and art (not to overlook the tempus saccus) is ani| le evidence that this " indomitable spirit " is headed for great things. 2-1 Camera Cluli Radio Clul) Handball 2-1 3-2-1 3-2-1 Howitzer Sergeant RICHARD ARTHUR REIi Toledo Ohio ROSWELL EMORY ROUND, JR. STANLEY PAUL SHANKMAN 1 1 i Manassas Virginia Brooklyn New York 245 " I ' d rather be dead ihan red lieaded, " but not so with Sib; he ' s I proud of being a red headed rebel. He was born in East St. Louis, but soon moved south to call Mobile, Alabama, home. Never let it be said that he isn ' t ready for a brand new party. A hard worker when necessity rears its ugly head, but characteristicallv a lazy Southern (Gentleman, he should go the way of all good men. Wrestling 1-3- Manager 1 Minor " A " " Camera Cluh t-3 Radio Club 4-3 Sergeant 1 " Specks " " (20-60) came to us a natural hive and became the friend of the envious goats. But his popidarity did not stop there for, as many know, his room was another Grand Central, sometimes called lovelorn " s corner. Being a runt Jim had to work extra hard on the track team, but his record today will show why he is called the " Mighty Mite Meier. Jim, a small town bov, made good! Track 4-3-2-1 Stars 4-3-2 Major " A " Honor Commillee 2-1 Navy Slar Vice-Chairman Cross Counlrv 4-3-2-1 Camera Club 3 Minor " A " Corporal 2 Navv Slar Lieutenant 1 A Connecticut Yankee and a true runt are only two of Zag ' s quali- fications. Athletics and academics held no horrors for him, as he thrived on hard work. His ability of leadership was inborn and his ready wit was always handy to help over the rough spots. Always iriie to his ideals and a good friend at all times, there is no doubt i he " ll be a good soldier in any man " s army. Good luck. Zag! 4-3-; lyacrosse Basketball Hnssian Clu 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 3-2-1 Catholic Choir Corporal Lieutenant GKAHAM M. SIBBLES Mobile Alabama JAMES MASON THOMPSON Boise Idaho FRANK JOHN ZAGORSKI Meriden Co ecticut 246 1st Row: McCauley, Heard, Birk, Foster, Buccolo. 2n(l Row: Miller, Slrider, Slreil. Shahinian, Quarstein, Alarlin, Whiliiif;, (German. Eichorn. 3rd Row: Gurnce, Creuziger, McCandlish. Pritchetl. Ehrlich. 4tli Roir: Otis, Blanchard, Fox. Groseclose. 5lh Rim: Vi ard, Therrien, Fishbein, Wright. B-2 COMPANY If anyone visiting West Point vanted to see a cross-section of the Corps, he could come to B-2 and be completely satisfied. Besides representing every section of the country, we can proudly say B-2 represents every section in academics and every Corps Squad sport as well. Along with these achievements, B-2 claims a good representation in the Intercollegiate Champion Skeet Team, The Howitzer Staff, The Choir, The Cheerleaders, The Glee Club and many others too numerous to mention. No one in B-2 will ever forget the numerous birthday parties held during a break from the books, tloinpaiiy B-2 Tactieal Oflirer and Gadel Compaiiv Coinman ler: 1. 1. Col. Irwin, Cadet Whiting. i 247 1st Row: Kintz. Robinson, Bohan. Parsley, Guild. 2nd Row: Rawlings. Buckslead, Rilchie. Long, Smith, Peixollo. 3rd Row: (iallowav. Gardiner, Woodley. Norton, Millinian. Itli R iii: McLean, Shibata. 1st Row: Knighl, Sykes, Coleman. Cox. 2nd Row: Gibney, Panchisin, Howells, Bryan, Deilz, Burciaga, Hains, Tomasetti. 3rd Row: Wright, Woodward, Moore, Russomano. Uli Roir: Filz- palrick. Keating, Welch, Campbell. Htli Ron-: Urschel. Hobbs. Halloran. Underbill. or the familiar yell of " Deal " em " followed by a smoke-filled room and round robin bridge games. Who will ever forget those week end parties?!! Mostly, however, B-2 will never forget the friendship, spirit, and pride that has been built up over these four years of association. Soon we will be scattered to the four corners of the globe, serving in different outfits, but even so we will be together in our nuitual memories of the times, glad and sad. encountered by all of us while in B-2. 1st Ron-: Manfre, Mclntyre. Blum. Suplizio, Button, Fisher, Shaenzer. 2nd Hon: lirich, Tanzer. 3rd Row: Miller. Smith. W aller. Itli Poiv: Selby, Lacour, Martin, Holcombe . 5( i Roic; Day, Pistenma, Creighton. ()lh Row: Norris. Meloy, Appleton, Loeding. 7th Roll " Davis, Ellman. Ramsav. King, Vet. 248 Hailing from Oregon, the land of tall pines and high mountains, Larrv had little di(Tienlt sealing ihe Highlands of West Point. A horn " walrus " , after onl) three years of speeial swimming he suani like Tarzan. With nothing to vorr him hut his skeel a erage and his lost femmes. Larry heeanii- a permanent fixture in Ihe first seetions and the Cecil H. DeVlille of lOOlh Night. W e " ll hear more of Larr . Skeel 1-3-2-1 ( iorporal Chapel Choir 1 -3-2 Caplain lOOlh Nile Show 1-3-2-1 Baltal oil ( .oiniiu ikUt The lluek linn of Woo J ' oo with a lilerar trend. A philosopher and outdoorsman. Instigator of the Lit Club — the Benny Havens ' of the Class of " 50. Doc never took a turnout, although he hit WGR " 8 " D " in five subjects and came out pro. With his enthu- siasm for travel and Spanish, his jaunts in the mountains, and his shower-room harmon . he n ' ver lost the civilian loiich in spile of the grev walls. ( iross Coiiiilr- Spanish 1-3 3-2-1 To Joe nothing was perfect. There was alwavs a wav lo do better. To these high ideals, .loe set his sights. He was never happ unless he was putting his all into an thing — from intermiirder to aca- demics — and never satisfied until perfection was reached. Bucks motto for four years: " Tlie situation is sehr critical! " With these characteristics, Joe will go far in the profession that he has chosen. Catholic Choir 3-2-1 Corporal Pointer 1-3 Sergeant 100th Nile Show I ELMER LAWRENCE BIRK Klamath Falls Oregon HOWARD BYRON BLANCHARD, JR. JOSEPH PETER BUCCOLO Washington D. C. North Bergen New Jersey 249 Coming to West Point from Sturtevant, Wisconsin, Don contin- ually proved himself worthy of his reputation as a diligent, capable, and willing worker. Encountering no academic difficulties, he spent much of his time in extra-curricular activities. A rare combination of talent, congeniality, intelligence, good spirit, and plenty of wit, Don will always be successful in anv field of endeavor. Gymnastics Manager Numerals Camera Club German Chili Corporal Lieutenant 3-2 2 1 J a Bob always lived from one weekend to another just to catch up on his sleep. He acquired a star early in his West Point career and alwavs looked forward to a smaller one to match it on his dress coat. Bob was always willing to lend the other fellow a helping hand. More often than not. Bob could be found down at the Ord- nance Laboratory learning something about his desired branch. 3-2 1 Pistol 3-2-1 Radio Club Glee Club 4 Sergeant Jewisli Chapel Choir 3-2-1 Director This sturdv lad came down from Massachusetts armed to the teeth for the four vear battle of the tenths. His quick sly grin was his kev to fortune and misfortune as Ike wrestled his way through West Point. His generosity and enjoyment in doing things for others mav hidp him to lead a happy and successful life, but will never aid him in his ambition to become a millionaire. Wrestling 3 Catholic Choir 4-3-2-1 Pistol 1-3 Howitzer 1 HanUball Club ■t-3 Sergeant 1 DONALD PHILLIP CRKLZIGEK Sturtevaint Wisconsin IRA ROBERT EHRLICH WILLL M NEWSOME EICHORN Washington D. C. Wellesley Hills Massachusetts 250 .. Fish, llie lover of alinosplicrc ami instigator of good deals, came to us with an exhilarating enthusiasm which even the militar has failed to suhdue. No mailer whi ' h of his varied Utopian ideals was under discussion, Fish upheld his convictions with soiuid judgment and a spontaneous wit. A more considerale and sincere frien l to those who lived and worked with him cannot he deserved. Lacrosse Soccer Coif Manager Fishing Club Art Club Camera Club George found no difficulls in taking West Point in stride, for he is not the first of his clan to wear the grev, nor will he be ihe last. As an all-round athlete with the stress on soccer, George soon be- came well known to all. With a parly here and there and plent of sack and bridge, George was never bored. There is plent of interest and success ahead — good luck, George! 3-2-1 Howitzer .S-2 1 Spanish Cluli 3-2 t Model Kailroad Club 3-2 1 I ' ointer 1-3 Howitzer 2-1 2 Advertising Manager 3-2 Sergeant 1 4-3-2 -1 Soccer Monogram Minor " A " Handball Chil Howitzer Corporal Lieutenant This is Foxey, and he ' s just what his name implies. This happy-go- luckv fellow from the genial Texas coimtr) was always in such high spirits that nothing gol him down, neither women nor the Tactical Department. Though happiest when sacking, sketching ran a close second. His vertical files overflowed with " master poopsheels " " , and his letters often contained more art than cor- respondence. 4-3 4-3 1 Art Club 3-2-1 Howitzer Chapel Choir 4 Pointer Glee Club 3-2-1 Sergeant SEYMOUR FISHBEIN Denver Colorado GEORGE EVERETT FOSTER Chevy Chase Maryland .JOHN EDMOND FOX San Antonio Texas 251 cy- JAMES S. GEHMAl Elkhart Indiana Even a Southerner will admit that some Yankees make fine men. Jim is a living example of this fact. Though he is a hard man on i the Plebes, Jim is noted for being as fair as he is hard. His spicy laugh and his willing assistance offer zest to his personalitv and make him a welcome addition to any group. The rocky road holds pleasant promise for a man of Jims courage and determination. Goat Fooll.all 2 Corporal Chapel Choir i-3-2-1 Sergeant Camera Chih 1 0- Foiiii ' f " ' ' ' ' t (0111 111 ' jfgiiiiii! This rebel entered West Point after service in the Coast Guard. Almost immediately he engaged the Academic Board in a battle; and, for his iroiibles. he received a turnback star for his B-robe. Bob practices what he preaches in Sinidav School, sings well, and dragged pro consistently. He is a true friend and an ideal room- mate. Our best wishes follow Bob wherever he may go. (;iee Chib 1-3-2-1 Siimlav .« l.il.rarian M..,l.-I Railr. a.l Ch.h 3-2 Corporal 3 Seri;eanl Tucking away his high school diploma. Paid set out to make a sue cess of his stay at West Point. He fought the Academic Depart ment tooth and nail all the wav, but alwavs sta ed one jmnp ahead of them. His trememloiis memorv concerning current and his- torical events has never ceased to amaze us. A wonderful friend and roommate, we all wish Pablo the success and happiness he so richly deserves. Handball 1-3 French tliul, 3 Catholic Ch.iir 3-2-1 Concert Orchestra 2-1 Weight Lifliiif; Chil) 3-2 Sergeant 1 11 111 an i ill fire- " iflriininf ' iliiillifli lJi|,l Choir dBfjI ' lllll yiiiitiui iiklwr idiwUf Wl ROBERT PETTIGREW GROSECLOSK Atlanta Gkorgia PAUL LAWRENc;i, (,l Kl EE Appleto? Wisconsin 252 Ffsonalii, ' tvroaJl ' " " ijaiion. srJ in a ( " r liis 1 ■injs ft M ideal ri •rot 4 Weight Lifliiif; Clul. y 4 Spanish ■.i 3 Sergeant 1 III naive ail li ' nic Dfpi nfjiinipalifii Tfnl aiid iiiilfrful Irifc " Guy " came lo West I ' oinl well indix-lriiiulcd in Army life and a one-sided firsl round «illi academies failed (o dampen his spirit. Strictly a party man and a jireal worsliijiper of Morpheus, he was never at a loss for somethinf;; to do. Jjosinj; his tem|)er only upon an occasional miss at skeet, his one biggest complaint was West Point ' s cold weather. For Guy there are Texas breezes ahead. Gymnastics Swimming Rifle C.C. is anyone ' s pick for a first-class friend. Whereas most men learn in an academic sense only, C.(L has also managed to obtain that rare, remarkable qiialit of sincere friendship somewhere in his training. This quality plus his quiet, honest grin will endear him in the hearts of many in the fuliire as it has in the past fotrr years. It is. indeed, a pleasure to call him a friend. 3-2-1 Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 Railroad Club 3 Dialectic Society 4-3 Radio Club 2 French Club 3-2 Weight Lifting Club 3 Camera Club 3-2-1 Art Club 1 Handball Club 4-3 Sergeant 1 Silver Spring ' s gift to West Point is Mac McCandlish. Arriving straight from Biillis Preparatorv School, Mac was well prepared for his four year sta . Being a rabid mtisic fan, Mac could always be found near a record-player or sitting in with the Cadet Band. A good humor, coupled with lots of intelligence and ability will carr Mac far in the career that he has chosen. Good luck, Mac. Football 4 Spanish Club 3- Special Program Committee 2 Camera did) Weight Lifting Club Sergeant I iCONSI ' falknp:r heard, jr. San Antonio Texas CLARK C. MARTIN ROBERT HAYS McCANDLISH Princeton Illinois Silver Spring Maryland 253 ? CLEYBURN L. McCAULF Y Tyler Texas As Texan as his guitar, Kay spent many a spare minute " serenad- ing " the division. He vanquished " Gloom Period " bv attempting anything new or tinkering with his radio, and always sueeessfully. Spring found him sailing the Hudson. Always he had a cheerful greeting, and a word of encouragement or the answer to a parti- cular academic question. Ray knew how to make friends and keep them. Sailing Club 4-3-2-1 Corporal Pistol Club 2 Sergeant Portuguese Club 3-2 Many people have remarked that they could not understand how such a deep voice could come from one so small, but ,| )hnn has it. The Glee Club and the quartet in particular could hardly have existed without our backwoodsman from Vermont. He brought with him to West Point by way of Dartmouth a good naturedness that is hard to beat and an ability to hold his own at any bull session. Chapel Choir Debate Council Glee Club 1-3-2-1 lOOlh Nite Show 2 Weight Lifting Club 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 1-3-2-1 3 1 After four years of trying, over two of which were spent in the Army " s enlisted ranks, Tige finally ma naged to become one of those West Point cadets you read about. Plebe Year was an anti- climax, but an ability and ambition to do well soon succeeded in establishing the Otis reputation. All of us who have known him will agree that Tige " s future is securely safe. He is one of the best. Wrestling 4-3-2-1 Numerals Monogram Minor " A " Coach General Committee 2-1 ! I Camera Club 4-3-2-1 Russian Club 2-1 Radio Club 3-2 Corporal 2 Lieutenant 1 in Ik JOHN ELBRIDGE MILLER WILLIAM EDWARDS OTIS, JR. MoNTPELiER Vermont Cleveland Ohio 254 .li Bunt Carrying forward ihe Army Iraditioii of his family. Hud has proved himself a true soldier during his stay at West Point. Undaunted by the throes of aead ' mics, he alwa s maintained his cheerful eounlen- ance and splendid spirit. His frank attitude and high standards have won him innumerable friends in the ( orps, and are certain to ensure his continued success in liis chosen profession. Ring (Jominiltcf Ui-2 1 ll.mil .er Camera Club 1 Sergeanl Weight Lifting Club 1 Whether in the boxing ring or a sociable bridge game. Doggie entered with a spirit of determination. Add to that a willingness to help others in their studies or enliven a bull session and his fim loving smile. Though kidded about his forgelfulness Doggie counters all by proving actions speak louder than words, believing, " I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul. " Boxing Radio Clulj 1-3 2-1 German Club Sergeant 4-3-2-1 1 Shank gave up the sun of California for the snow, sleet, and rain of the Hudson Highlands; although he usually felt gypped, he always seemed equally at home amid these hardy elements. A man of many talents. Shank greeted the new and shimned the old, whether it be polities or women, books or boodle. A man of vast energy and determination. Shank lived by the axiom " Keep busy and stay happy. " Lacrosse 3 Howitzer 4 Weight Lifting Club 4 Corporal 2 Camera Club 4-3-2-1 First Sergeant 1 Duty Committee 1 CLIFTON AUGUSTINE PRITCHETT, JR. Arlington Virginia VERNON ALFRED QUARSTEIN Baudette Minnesota VAUGHN LEE SHAHINIAN Tulare California 255 RICHARD GEORGE STEUART MiDDLETOWN CONNECTICUT Althougli Dick gave up a liberal educalion at Wesleyan for one more militaristic, his character wasn ' t regimented. Always one to expound on controversial matters, he succeeded in keeping his roommates awake far into the night. Enthusiasm, the key word of Dick ' s life, was reflected in his incessant practice to swim the Hudson. Eor these things we ' ll remember him as one of the best of ' 50. Swir Minor ' A " Navy Star Water Polo ( " amera CMiili (Jerman Clul) Sergeant 2-1 3 1 Johnny came to us with the varied background of a typical Army Hrat. claiming no state as home but favoring Texas. His confident manner and cheerful smile won him the admiration and friendship of all. He possessed the innate ability of being able to excel on the athletic field as well as in the classroom. A hard worker, a hard player, a sincere friend, he is assured success. Football Manager Engineer Football Camera Club (Corporal Supply Sergeant Poet laureate and best worrier of the cross-country team, he loved the beauty and freedom of the hills. He was a star member of the Rosie Supper Club which made the Corps Squad Area resound with laughter, and a Latin-American enthusiast, knowing both Spanish and Portuguese. Strider strode into the captaincy of the cross-country team in his Second Class Year. A guy to know in these grey walls. Track 4-3-2-1 Portuguese Club 2-1 Numerals Spanisb Club 1 Monogram Sergeant 1 Cross Country 4-3-2-1 Major ' ' A " Minor " A " ' Captain JUI11 PALL STKKIT Amarillo THOMAS P. STRIDER Texas Meadville Pemssylvania 256 " What a life these Frencliinen hve, " ' is Francois " life slorx. His Dad was a boxer, and son follows in fathers footste[)s; he ' s a fighter every foot of the way. Francois ' main acconiplishnient, his personality, is as pleasing; to the ladies as to his ciassnialcs. With this dual eondiriialion of die-hard spirit and pleasing personalitx, Francis will attain whatever goal he sets for himself. Hockey I Radio Cliih 2 Boxing 3-2 Spanish Cliili 2 French Chih 3-2 llowilzer 4 Pistol Chih 3 Sergeant 1 Possessing a mature atliliide and three ears of jtrevious college, this quiet and unpretentious gentleman quickly foimd himself near the academic top of his class. Seemingh never in the limelight. I.J. could always he dej)ended upon to do and sa the right thing. It has been a |»rivilege to know him here, and sonieda his class- mates will sa proudK. " We knew iiim when . . . " Cross Country 1 Handhall Chih 4-3 Model Railroad 3-2 Hailing from Nevada, Bob served in both the Army and Nav before arriving at West Point. Sociable, well-liked and a natural leader, he was elected Hop Manager in Plebe Year, and has borne out the wisdom of his selection by continuing to be outstanding both in athletics and leadership. We will always remember Bob as a sincere friend, a conscientious worker, and a successful soldier. Itonor Committee 2-1 (.orporal Lieutenant 2 1 Soccer Monogram Minor " A " Hop Manager 4-3-2-1 Camera Cluh Corporal Captain 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 2 1 FRANCIS X. THFRKIEN Amesbury Massachusetts IRA JOHN WARD Knoxville ROBERT EDWARD WHITING Iowa Sparks Nevada 257 SIDNEY THOMAS WRIGHT West Frankfort, Illinois A former scholar at the U. of IlHnois, Sidney entered U.S.M.A. with an open mind. Tolerating regulations, grumbling at dissat- isfying conditions, but always smiling were the traits that made knowing Sid a pleasure to all. His perseverance, coupled with his inherently independent manner combine to give Sid the essential characteristics for a successful career in any field of endeavor. 3-2-1 1 Camera Club 3-2-1 Bugle Notes Spanish Club 3-2 Sergeant Concert Orchestra 4-3 Abe, as he is known to his friends, is the oldest of three brothers. Almost a star man in academics, Abe deserves his stars in the field of athletics where he has been a mainstay of the Army wrestling team. Never one for the sack, free afternoons always found Abe shooting skeet or working out in the gymnasium. Being con- scientious in all his efforts. Abe will excel in all that he imdertakes. Wrestling 4-3-2-1 Weight Lifting Chib 2-1 Camera Club Sergeant 2-1 1 i Looking for Art? Try the Howitzer Office. From Plebe year typist to First Class editor Art did invaluable service for the Corps. His efficiency and confidence plus his abilitx to work with and co- ordinate others will stand him well in his chosen field. Spare time? How little he had! When he cotdd ) on would find him, a nature lover, wandering in the hills or at his hobb of photography. 4-3-2-1 1 1 Fishing Club 2-1 Howitzer Camera Club 4-3-2-1 Editor Dialectic Society 3-2-1 Sergeant Department Hea l Fall Out 4 Photographic Editor B-2 ABRAHAM NOBLE ALLAN ARTHUR VI. AI ' VIANN Salt Lake City, Utah C-2 Ansonia, Connecticut C-2 258 i 1st Ron-: Fox. Nabhan, Allan, Viskochil. 2nd Row: Lunger, McCutchen, Maxwell, Veley, West, Mielenz, Pederson, Cameron. 3rd Rote: MacLachlan, Greer, Hannan, O ' Quinn. 4th Row: McCleary, Bardos, Lunn, Wagner. 5th Row: Johnston, Howe, Wheaton, Apmann. C-2 COMPANY XHE " Juice department marvels — we only had one Watt to do it with. Pocahontas ' wheelhouse friend joins us in a hearty farewell to West Point. Steve, Benny, " Red Sails " Ralph, and the sorrowing 1st Sgt from Wolf Creek eagerly don their uniforms while the Little Editor drags " Ho-Ho " Pete from his radio, with chain smoker Hannan pushing from behind. " Bill " Fahs is worried, " O ' Quinsey, " the movie magnate, and " Lafaday " Max are tearing " Poopsheets " Wagner away from his tenth-chart, and " KT " is waiting to leave for the Sun- shine State with Tug. Mac of S-4 is happy — he finally foimd that ham- Companv C-2 Tactical Officer and Cadet Company Commander: Lt. Col. Watt, Cadet Greer. 259 i. 1st Roiv: Johnson, Grant, Ctowe, Ashley, Dick- son, McDonald, Vetort. 2nd Row: Pattillo, Jacobs, Cuthbertson, Barolt. 3rd Row: Prehn, Scheider, Scalise. 4th Roic: Jeans, Osborn, Hook, Hart. 1st Row: Paris, Craine. Drew, Van Trees, Casey. 2nd Row: Thompson, Hamilton, Lane. Hid)eli, Misch, Jones. De Boalt. 3rd Row: Child, Brown, Mechtly, Johnson. 4lh Row: Ruff, Withers, Massenburg, Simmons. 5th Row: Glasbrenner, McCrindle, Stevens, McMahon. mer, and Ed and Abe, his wives, are happily wresthng on the floor. Wheaton, the only man to stretch 19 tenths 20 ways, found the shderule Bongo the Mighty hid Plebe Year, so he ' s all set. " Barbados " and " POI " West, the good humor men, are trying to make the Dunkirk undertaker smile, but " Nab " knows they won ' t, so he ' s got Lem all set to move out. That leaves " Pinky " McCutchen to drag Happiness Howe down to the station — he hates to leave! Were ready, the Army ' s wait- ing — let ' s go gang! 1st Row: Silberg. Haas. Minn;ledorff. Kimball, Spinner. Lowrv. Me(iee. Snead. 2nd Ron- Lammie. Volke ' r, Phillips. O ' Malley. 3rd Row: Calvert, Touchstone, Born. 4th Ron: Paulekas. Crevoiserat, Short, Varela. 5th Ron: Robbins. Rhodes, Wilson. 6th Row: Pendleton. Harmon, Joyce, Hoffman. 260 W resllinf: 4-3-2-1 ( amera Club 2-1 Kussian (:iiil 2-1 ■ will al va s rcineinli ' r i ' liil for his hale for West Poiiil winlers ynil for his heartv laugh. His favorite phrase was " Fellows, we ' ve j;i)lla have a party, " and his favorite (lastinie was writing a letter. Hut he alwa s found time to keep aetive in interniurder and to Mi-sth ' for the dorps Squad grapplers. His keen sense of humor ;ind genuine friendliness assure him of many future successes. ( Corporal 2 Sergeant 1 Ballalioii Sergeant Major When Steve speaks of " The Corps " , you never know whether he means the United States Corps of Cadets or his first love, the Marine Corps, his home for two years. Always putting the very best he had into everything he did, he always seemed to achieve verv excellent results, regardless of the task. Frequently the clown, nev er really ruffled, Steve has been, and always will be, first — a real soldier. Cross Coimlrv I ' islol iorps Squad i ' istol Clul. |j i Camera ( lliih 4 4-3 1 3-2-1 Radio Cliil. Honor !oni (Corporal l ieiiterianl Jack came to us from the sunshine state and his greatest coinplaint was the famous West Point weather. Jack spent most of his free time with sports. A " hot rock " on " B " squad basketball, he found time to help out the companv in its interniurder. Jack ' s real sports were, however, his frequent siestas and trips to the boodlers, nut to mention his knack of getting into embarrassing situations. 4-3-2-1 Haskethall Numerals Monogram Radio Club Pointer Corp«)ral Sergeant PlULLll ' GEUliGE JJARDtJS Canonsbirg Pennsylvama STEPHEN FRANCIS CAMERON JOHN LEONARD FAHS. JR. College Park Maryland Jacksonville Florida 261 EDWARD J. 10 The happiest man in the class of 50 at the end of Yearhng Year was Eddie. He had withstood two Spanish turnouts in two years to prove his merit and tenacity. Eddie came to West Point with high ideals, determined to do every thing right. An " eager-beaver " ' who was always ready to pitch in and help, quiet but friendl) , Eddie takes with him our best wishes for a complete and satisfying future. Camera Club Pistol Club 3-2-1 3-2-1 Ka.li.. Club Sergeant Tug is one of the most cheerful men the Corps has seen in many long years. He is constantly singing and always joking with ever) - one he meets. Tug ' s competitive spirit and athletic ability make him a verv valuable addition to any team. Academically he was always up with the star-men. Since Tug ' s ideals are high and if he never losses sight of them, he will be a definite asset to our Army. Football Track Numerals Monogram Glee Clul Catbiilic Clioir 4 4-3-2-1 1-3- 4-3- Missal Reade Acolyte Star ( Corporal Captain 4-3 2-1 Tearing down the hall with a poopsheet in his hand for some activity or blowing his sweet cornet for the band, George was always doing something for the (Jorps. His S[)are time included camj)ing at Huckner in seven below zero weather to show how loyal South Dakotans can take it. He claims, however, that the South is more to his liking. es. the " Pierre Kid " will do well as a Grad. 2-1 1 iM ' lniU " •f|jhiiiiii ji,|ii.a|inil |-,vl ' .lli t,j.aiy)ii fsiiiHliil) Camera Club 3-2-1 Howitzer Cadet Concert Orchestra 2-1 Sergeant Record Lending Library 2-1 President Bill " a e if flifo lid H «a- an ir[i«ll •llllll Ifu-iiiii »i Tampa Florida THOMAS UPTON GREER Gainesville J ' lorida Pierre GEORGE ERVINE HANNAN South Dakota 262 ' : ku " • " " rienJii ' niiifflan, ' hmai, »wllvl)f«a, ' " " iiririm. Although Bill ' s ceaseless efforl almost failed to eonvince the ex- perts of sjH ' cial switiiiiiing of his true lalenl. others were eoiiviiieed of his keen nose for boodle, a flair for witt) remarks, and thai handball was his game. Academies were n o obstacle and be was always ready to help fellow cadets. I ndoubledl his personalil will make him welcome to an group and win him many friends. Pointer Howitzer 4-3 2-1 (Corporal Sergeant " Flat on my back at 20,000 " aptly describes the involved character of the " Rock " . With his war experience, plus bis initiative and personality, " Rock " should go far in the Air Force. On the ground. be has a profound love for another mode of flight — the motorcycle. A " cycle " , the nioimtains of Oregon, and fl ingare bis requirements for a satisf inff future. Good luck. " Rock " . Pistol dull Corporal First Sergeanl Mil W some I • Cw ' e «a. lim indiidnl III , ' Ul llOft fill ill) wril 1 If Dick wasn ' t disassembling his red portable radio, he was either reading a serial in the Saturday Evening Post, or disassembling the radio down the hall. Kntbusiastic in an thing he undertook, Dick was an avid g mnast of no mean al)ilit , all-around athlete, serious student, and good friend. He enlightened many a lively discussion with his sometimes sharp but ready and willing tongue. Gymnastics 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Hop Manager 4-3-2-1 WILLIAM SMITH HOWE, JR. Buffalo New York Dis« Salem EARL JOHNSTON Oregon RAYMOND RICHARD LUNGER Dunkirk New York 263 ROBERT JOSEPH LINN Spring Valley Illinois Even in his sleep Bob plays the brand of football which makes the Academy well-known. A transfer from the University of Illinois, Bob has ably filled the guard position in the line for three years, and made a good academic record in his " spare time " . Possessing a fighting heart, a keen mind, mature judgment, and a sense of humor. Bob will make " A " squad on anyone ' s team. 4-3-2-1 Football Numerals Major " A " Lacrosse Numerals Monogram Major " A " Camera Club Portuguese Club Corporal Lieutenant 4-3-2-1 4-3 iiicMiinl AM A stoicism developed during two years in the Air Corps carried Bill through Plebe Year with ease and earned him the respect of 1 everyone. In the academic section or on the " fields of friendly strife " he had one axiom — give it all ou have. He was an out- standing member of the pistol team because of his remarkable consistency and this same consistency will help him much in the Army. Pistol Monogram Minor " A • Camera Club Ra.lio Club Dulv C ommiltee Corporal Lieulenanl 4-3 1 Whether expounding upon the commercial advantages of the Oswego Canal, writing a theme on " boilermaking " , performing his mil itary duties, engaging in athletics, or taking his afternoon siesta, " Max " is surpassed b none. However, he did fail in his aspiration to become a member of the Chapel Choir, even though he practiced voice for months on end under the guidance of the division " B.P. " " . 2-1 2 1 111 ulllli IditanH ' 10 blEiijIisli iifklifrfai Soccer 2-1 Acolyle Monogram Missal Reader 4-3 Corporal Lieutenant WILLIAM IRVING MacLACHLAN Palo Alto California JOHN CHRISTOPHER MAXWELL Oswego New York 264 You " II know Mac b llial clicer) smile and the lii-ar( jjri ' ctiii};; ht- ' s sure to give you. lie ' s a live wire and when lliings hegin to gel dull, you ean count on him to liven the place vip a hit. Yep. if it ' s camp- ing, picnics, practical jokes, or just anvthing interesting that you may be looking for, Mac ' s sure to have something uj) his sleeve. His wives have survived three " Gloom Periods ' ' and swear that ever room needs one like him. Art Cliil. Fishing CItili Radio Club (Corporal Sergeant Bob came to West Point from the state of Virginia with a typical easygoing southern attitude. With little trouble in academics other than English and social sciences, he had quite a lot of spare time which he readily gave to " A " squad swimming or to helping his classmates get week-ends and other important privileges. Bob will alwa s be remembered b his classmates as a good friend. Swimmini; Numerals Minor " A ' Corporal Sergeant An Army Brat who let no one forget that he came from Georgia, Lloyd spent a year at Georgia Tech before invading the Highlands. As academics were not his worry, he occupied his afternoons with his favorite pastimes, tennis and hikes in the hills. Bearing the brunt of many jokes, he always returned with a smile. His con- scientious attitude will assure him a fine career in the Army. 1 1 Cross Country 4 Fishing Club Track 4 Sergeant Camera Club 3-2-1 JOHN EDWAKD McCLEARY Aledo Illinois ROBERT KIRTLAND MeCLTCHEN LLOYD ERNST MIELENZ, JR. Arlington Virginia Macon Georgia 265 At West Point Harold found a big change in manipulating a slide rule instead of the roller coaster in AllentowTi. There was no change in the genuine charm which is acclaimed by his manifold friends. Harold was noted for his athletic prowess both on and off Corps Squad, and the keynote of his cadet life has been activity. Easy- going, he will adjust himself to any situation in his future career. Soccer Wrestling Pistol Club 4-3- 3 Railroad Club Sergeant " Oakie " , son of a banker, farmer, and educator, came to us directly from the Okefenokee Swamps. Photographic art claims his greatest attention. Being a camera fiend, he never has fewer than three cameras and keeps his own laboratory and developing equipment on the gim rack. As to his future, this Georgia-born cracker barrel philosopher says, " Ah jes ain ' gonna worree ' bout it. " Sergeant 1 Pete was happiest playing intramural football and devising new ways to get extra weekend trips. Being a music lover, his efforts with the Cadet Choir and Glee Club were well rewarded in this respect. But more than his fine singing voice we " ll always remember his hearty enthusiasm and loyal friendship, not forgetting the gusty peals of rollicking laughter for which he was so famous. Glee Club Cbapel Clioir 100th Nile Show Camera Club 1-3-2-1 Howitzer 1-3-2-1 Pointer Calendar 4 Sergeant 1 4-3 4 1 .licri ' ' ill, ' Mi ' l ' tip " yi).a ' l«« I ' Calnr:. " latliiajlli ' ' piiiiiilfi idiifii was yilliilisl ;» arif liyrlii ' -.k. ■A |Mllllill li lllllll il jlllllll!, I M Club I (am Club HAROLD GEORGE NABHAN Allentown Pen nsylvania WILLIAM GEORGE OQUINN IHANE MELVIN PEDERSON Patterson Georgia Fargo North Dakota 266 i " " ' WJ Inert itiirecarfer, ' " Jawn " . our « | craliiig { fiillciiiaii from ' IViiiiessrc, fil.s into any situation, lie can he casih pictured lounging in the Tennessee sun or standing al attention willi saher and sasli on the Plain, or in a B-24 where lie spent niucli of his time prior to entering. His one " gripe " was tlie long nine day week he experienced here, all due to the work he packed into a conventional week through his industry. Corporal 2 Captuiii 1 Regimenlul Supply Officer I ' lnujiiirecil, " " ' iiisjrfaiJ •T lb ilir,! " " r ' llllipilif I fader kr Kellv, a staunch " rehel " from the deep South, hails from the land of " Gators. " His eas -going and affahle altitude has gained him many friends among his classmates. He has spent most of his time teaching the post children in Sundae School and helping the com- pany in intermurder. Howeyer. his main hobby is dreaming of the day when the sky will be home and his plane will be his car. Radio Cluh 3 Porliiguefte Club 3 Sunday School Teacher 3-2 Sergeant 1 Camera Cluli 1 1 I ilevisinf ne» ifr. bis effort •arileJ in this ia reiiieiiili(i Wfelliif ik [amniis, Scotch was always the best one to tell your troubles to because next to his travails your own assumed a relative insignificance. His many varied extra-curricular interests included photography, athletics, heavy reading, the proverbial sack, dabbling at the piano, and painting. Ralph also found time in the day ' s occupation to rank high in social sciences and to do many a favor for his com- patriots. Soccer Pistol Club Camera Clulj 4 4-3 4-3-2-1 Spanish Club Art Club Sergeant 3-2-1 3-2-1 1 JOHN W. HARVEY SMITH Kingston Tennessee DlSOTA KELLY TRESHER VELEY RALPH HADLEY VISKOCHIL Jacksonville Florida Traverse City Michigan 267 When he wasn ' t tlragging. Jack was usually putting his camera to work to supplv everyone with pictures recalhng days of cadet life, lie also directed liis endless enthusiasm to the Model Railroad Club. 100th Night Shows, and camping week-ends. His ever obvious attention to dut will indicate to all associated with him the high measure of success he will attain in any thing he undertakes. Fencing 4 Model Railroad Club 3-2 Handball Club 4-3-2-1 100th Nite Show 3-2 Concert Orchestra 4 Camera Club 2-1 Chess Club 4 Howitzer 4 Art Club 3 Sergeant 1 German Club 3-2 Ed entered Ye Ole Institution from Philadelphia via the Naval Air Corps. The rugged outdoor life, 0600 reveille. Beast Barracks, Camid. and the rigors of First Class privileges were an old story to him. However, after summer tours of the country under the auspices of the U.S.A. F.. Ed rolled up his shirt sleeves and attacked academics with a vigor as warm as the bowl m his briarcliff pipe. Swimming 4 Pointer 4-3-2 Track 3 Russian Club 3-2-1 Handball 1 Camera Club 3-2-1 Ring Committee 1-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 " Gimme the spuils! Em starvin " ! " Famous words, these, of " Eatin " Jim " " Wheaton — possibly a result of his second love; build- ing the " bodv beautiful " " in the weight lifting club " s muscle factory. The brilliant guerrilla tactics displayed in his fight with the Academic Department augurs well for the future. With this experience, Jim should find actual campaigning relatively simple. 4-3-2-1 Weight Lifting Club Vice President French Club Chapel Choir Sergeant 4-3-1 1 JOHN EDWARD WAGNER Springfield Missouri EDWARD CHARLES WEST Philadelphl Fennsylvama JAMES R. WHEATON Ft. Monroe Virginia 268 1st Roir: Penninglon, Hinds, Langren. Ray, Duggins, Kennedy, Melton, Wilson, Holcomb. 2ntl Roit: Farahaugli. Lodewick, Casserly, Mangas. 3rd Row: Hanson, Pinto, Longhead, Read. 4th Row: Dreisonstok, Gradoville, Warren, Mitcham. 5th Row: Boylan, FarreU. blh Row: Stefanik, Joy, Pierson, Christensen. D-2 COMPANY v EASE work! And so, washing the last minute particle of chalk dust from our w ell-kept hair, shedding the yellow quill cloak of the Tactical Department, and hopping happily into shiny auto- mobiles, we leave the hallowed halls of D-2 to its members who will follow us. No longer will we be faced with the problem of acquiring a sorely needed tenth; never again will a dusty locker top stand in the path of a weekends enjoyment; no longer will we see chmless little gnomes running underfoot. Where are we going? To the far-flung rice fields of China, to the icebound wilderness of Alaska, to the Corinthian Company D-2 Tactical Oflicer and Cadet Company Commander: Lt. Col. Tucker, Cadet Read. 269 1st Row: Barth. Barber, Buck, Ward, Villaret, Webber, Kiibii. Johnson. 2rirf Row: Sheriff, McCrum. Pazilerka, Klein, Graham, Milan. 3rd Row: Fant, Tatum, Foster, Hutson, Sprague. Sisson, McClure. 1st Row: Coltey. Bart, Morin, Mitchell, Holilen. Erwine, Ross, Peters. 2nd Row: Murphy. Beiser. Garver, Broadbent. 3rd Rote: Wensyel, Broad- hurst, Koestner, Mauer. Ith Row: Bond, Pilk. Nichols, Ivers. 5 i Roiv: Phillips, Ulmer, Earle. columns of ancient Greece ... in all of these remote places will be found the men who have laughed, lived and loved together as comrades of D-2. We ' ve had a lot of help here. Uncle Bob transplanted the trees, Bemiy tended the orchard, and Henry P. polished the apples to a brilliant rosy finish. Regardless of where our individual paths may lead, of one thing we are certain — the spirit of D-2 will be with us always, making our burdens a little lighter and our joys a little brighter. 1st Row: Horwedel, Leland, Sveska, Whalen, Lynch, Landreth, Kaplan. 2nd Roiv: Endler. Colvin, Reed, McGregor. 3rd Row: Ward, Boxell. McGovern. 4tli Row: Viereck, Maehr, Johns, Neal. 5th Row: Belgau. Biggerstaff, Hughes. 6th Row: Neuherger, Malhiasen, Brophy, Frei- mark. 7th Row: Rote, Campbell, Gillespie. 270 In spite of hailino; from sunny California, Jim possesses a light complexion lliat is nndonbtedix the result of many hours s])ent in a smok room playing live handed hridge. With a minimum amount of effort. Jim managed to keep ahead of hoth aeademies and the Taos. Amiable. friendi . and al va s willing to helj), Jim will go far in his chosen hraneh — the I ' lngineers. Tennis Handball Han ll all Cliih Howilzcr (Corporal Sergeant Though ne er allowing his academies to interfere with his educa- tion. Tom Nas always on top in his studies, athletics, leadership, and popularit . llis flair for intelligent organization and forceful execution of plans will serve well those who command him. These trails and his true concern for the problems of others ensure those whom he commands the same high performance we have enjoyed. Track Manapor Knj;ii.r,T Foi.il,all Hanclliall CIcW Weigh I Lifling Clul. Catholic Choir Glee Club 1 Acolvte French Club 2 President 3-2 Hop Manager 1-3-2-1 Stars 1-3-2 Corporal 3-2-1 Lieutenan t 1 3-2-1 4-3-2-1 4 2 1 Whether in academics or athletics, Chris was a steadying influence on his associates. At every crucial moment he had a pertinent word to break the tension, for he never lost his temper or his perspective. Being level-headed, he was able and willing to help out anyone with a problem. Alwa s optimistic, he could even find joy- in gloom period by beginning to search for buds in January. Honor Committee 2-1 Lieutenant 1 Corporal 2 JAMES FRANKLIN BOYLAN Carmel Californl THOMAS FRANCIS CASSERLY III South Orange New Jersey FRANK PETER CHRISTENSEN, JR. New York New York 271 Dance Orchestra 4-3-2-1 Chapel Choir 4-3 Corporal 2 Lieutenant 1 After sparring with the Academic Deparlinent for four years. Toady lasted through the last round. Between rounds, however, he found time to join in Sunday afternoon jam sessions at the Weapons Room. He is easygoing, and his only problems were weekends, for then he was torn between two loves — his sack and his O.A.O. His pleasing personality insures success in whatever he undertakes. Cross Country 4-3 Numerals Track 4 Numerals Duke said " show me " , a tradition of his home state, and ended up wearing cadet grey. His fame of quick wit and a happN countenance made him popular among all of us. The many and varied social interests he acquired as a cadet provided education and recreation for Duke. We will not forget his cheerful ways, especially during gloom period. We know his future will be as bright as his smile. 4-3-2-1 Handball Club 3 Pointer Weight Lifting Club 3-2 Associate Edit Radio Club 3-2-1 Sergeant Mortar 3 Sports Editor (I rime to iklive rif To those of us who know Charlie as Ozro, a better understanding of his character has been granted. Frank Lloyd Wright need not fear for the future of Architecture as it shoidd be; nor can anyone laxialg, believe that Germany will not rise again to even greater power.. " Why kill people off — isolate them and they can do it themselves. " (Famous words of Count von Eschelman, Weltfuehrer.) Howitzer Business Manager Corporal z eofiinenlal Traininjt Officer THOMAS FRANCIS DREISONSTOK Washingtoiv D. C. lli»ir, ' A " nil iriraii kjililreillii rijiiarlfr- )lij« " V DnlffaI lin ;anir hii lii iii ijlvpldlr ii(Sh( FRANK HALL DUGGINS Kansas City Missouri CHARLES OZRO ESHELMAN PoRTViLLE New York 272 The only man in the Corps to shine his shoes with a Bhtz Cloth this easygoing son of the West jog;ge(l through Jour )ears of Aca- demics, distance running, and sacking witliout breaking his stride. His love for western novels and j)oker [)la ing springs from his Montana cliildliood. L ' sually silent, he is well {)olishe l in the art of after-taps philosophizing — so, for the logical solution ask ( huck. Track Cross Counlry Minor " A " 1-3-2-1 Calholir Choir 3-2-1 Sergeaul Peter has made good use of his time here at the Point. While his many friends will always remember him for his broad smile and bright red hair, he will go into the Academy records as an outstand- ing quarter-miler. Petes enthusiastic and good-natured response to the demands of life highlights his interest in people and paves the way for promotion and pleasant associations in the service. Track Major " A " Monogram Numerals 4-3-2-1 Camera Club French ( Hub Howitzer Sergeant 2-1 3-2-1 2-1 1 Ed came to us from the University of Nebraska via Annapolis, defective vision being a blessing in disguise for a couple of D-2 chem goats. An excellent punter, Ed ' s day of renown was the ' 47 Illinois game. He wound up nine years of football Cow Year, trans- ferring his much-needed talents to intermurder. A word of advice, a stamp to trade, or that broad grin — name it and Ed has it. 2-1 Football 4-3-2 Acolyte Baseball 4 Corporal Russian Club 2-1 Lieutenant 100th Nile Show 4-3 Battalion Supply Officer CHARLES KOHL FARABRAUGH Missoula Montana PETER BUCK 1-AKKELL EDWARD jolLN (,KAD() 1LLE New York New York Plattsmouth Nebraska 273 With the change of Hcense plates in Ohio, the price of eggs in (Jliina will be greatly affected — uttering these words as he entered in July, 1945, the Senator has yet to stop orating. Liking Freshmen speech so much, he came back an extra year in order to excel. His frequent troubles with academics could not keep his humor and wit from us. We salute Jack, our vote for the Senate. Rifle Debate Council Spanish Club 3-2-1 3-2-1 Catholic ( hoir Sergeant 3-2-1 1 ,111111110? ,,l„P«loCI Hating Yankee weather and parades, but liking just about every- thing else. Tiger is almost the antithesis of his nickname. He once made a famous trip to fOrt Put to see the sunrise, and has even been known to smile at Sunday supper. Dragging every weekend, sacking early every night, he lives life to its brim. His enthusiasm and spirit of cooperation will carry him far in the Army. Gymnastics 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 I Minor " A " 1 ((Bl ' tfn: L.P. came to us from an old Army family, emitting noises like a P-51 and lauding the ir Force at every opportunity. Hopelessly addicted to dancing, Spanish music, and gorgeous young ladies, his Stardust leer is sure indication of the presence of at least one of the three. Excluding the semi-annual turnout scares, his life as a cadet has been placid, carefree, and filled with joy. Pistol French Club Howitzer 4-3 3-2-1 4-3 Pointer Sergeant ttfkl Lidini iMIllirM il a rraili rl ' illinliill litlifiiodn iini ' III |iuri ni i UiCliib lli|»l Uioir JACK RICHARD HANSON Cleveland Ohio WILLIAM AULLOCK HINDS III Birmingham Alabama LESLIE PAGE HOLCOMli, JR. Wilton Connecticut ■llFPOi 274 It took oiilv Caiiiid lo satisfy Dune, a displact-d Navy Junior, lliat he made a wise selection. Fore oing the Navy hnt not the ateI■, he has heen continually a ' tive in the tank sports. Ahhoup;li con- stantlv heing harassed hy the Wasliington social whirligig, li ' finds time to wield a mean golf stick. At the liops. a samha is tiie signal for all e es to turn toward Dune, king of the smo(»thie8. Swiinniiiig Numerals Water Polo Club 1-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 Spanish (iliili Chapel Choir Sergeant 4-3-2-1 1 Coming straight from the Navy lo USMAY, Kd hrought us a true toueii of Dixie. Academics were a necessity, hut his time for enjo) - ment and laughter never suffered. Typical of his Mississippi rearing, tennis and sleep were his favorite hobbies. Whatever the years mav hold, his easv smile and southern manners will charm all his future acquaintances. May he continue to laugh liis way through life. Handball Club Weight Lifting Club Dialectic Society Fall Out Howitzer Sergeant From the Middle West came this Iowa Stale lad with curly hair and a ready smile that made him everybody ' s friend. Slipping easily into the pattern of cadet life, he applied himself to academics with good residts. Never too busy to help the goats, he still found time to pursue his interests in numerous activities. Don ' s perse- verance and diligence assure his success in future endeavors. Radio Club Chapel Choir 3 4-3 Corporal Sergeant DAVID DUNCAN JOY Washington D. C. EDWIN LYLE KENNEDY DONALD RICHARD LANGREN GuLFPORT Mississippi Whiting Iowa 275 Academics presented no hurdles to Larry. He took them with an easy stride and stood easily in the top of his class. Ilis host of friends will remember the zeal with which he took the tactical training. Yearling, Cow, and Firstie summer, especially anything connected with the Armored. A true Kentucky Colonel, easy to live with, and easy to know, the service gets a good man. Sergeant 1 Boxing French Club Vice President 3-2 3-2-1 .Tack came to West Point after a year as a G.I. His familiarity with military life made it easy for him to take the system in stride. Ever ready to extol the virtues of his home state, Jack saw to it that everyone knew that both he and Peggy Lee were from James- town, North Dakota. Always level-headed and self-assured. Jack will certainh be an efficient and capable officer. Camera Chib Model Railroad Club 3-2-1 Pointer Sergeant Born in the Ohio hills and bred on Indiana soil. Cloyce came to West Point as one of the many la ls who aspire to don the Army Blue. Always dependable, he has that intangible mettle that is a credit to those that are acquainted with him and to the Long Grey Line that stretches ad inhnitiun. A fellow with his feet firm on the ground and his heart in the wild blue yonder, he cannot miss. French Club Librarian Debate Council Sergeant LAWRENCE SHERMAN LODEWICK Louisville Kentucky Ml LVILLE JOHN LOUGHEED Jamestown North Dakota CLOYCE LELAND MANCAS Union City Indiana 276 Hopping at the hops ceases when Mercer-type Eddy starts voeahz- ing. Best known within the Corps as its dance hand leader. Ivhiv derives his relaxation and |)leasiire from dnhl ing a goll ' ltall around the Plain and having a brand new party. Since his arrival IVoni the Army as a buck sergeant, his only condiat has been in the (General Committee trving to get the class more privileges. Golf Glee Club Cadet Dance Orchestra Leader Chapel Choir 1-1 (Jeiieral Cominiltee 2-1 1-3-2-1 lOOlh Nile Show 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 Pointer 2 ( " orporal 2 4-3-2-1 First Sergeant 1 If yon think a beehive is busy, you ought to watch Mitch on one of his quieter days. Pistol club, furlough planning, dragging ar- rangements — whatever it was, he went about it with a thorough- ness and vigor which commanded your admiration. With more good stories than L ' nde Remus, he made every spare minute a pleasure. Luck? The Irish are pikers. We ' re with you, Mitch, you can ' t lose. Wrestling Soccer Pistol Minor " A " 4 3 4-3 Skeel Clul) Pistol Cliih Sergeant 4-3-2-1 2-1 1 Alwavs looking for a pro femme, but never finding one pro enough to suit him; that is the story of Penny ' s dragging ventures at the Military Academv. Although never very goaty, Phil often made use of the hallway lights after taps to obtain those extra tenths. If he applies as much work to the job of being an Army officer as he does to academics. Penny is bound to be a good one. Catholic Choir 4-3-2 Sergeant 1 MORRIS EDWARD MELTON Henderson Kentucky JAMES REAGAN MITCHAM, JR. Brownwood Tex.4 PHILIP JLLIAxN PExNNINGTON San Antomo Tex.4s 277 Frank is as well known to the Academic Department as he is to his buddies. In a constant battle with the books he was downed once, but he came fighting back to win. His greatest attributes were determination, perseverance, and a keen sense of humor. These traits, coupled with a magnetic personality and that famous Pierson smile, made him extremely popular among cadets and fenimes alike. F " rench Club King Committee 3-2-1 4-3-2-1 Corporal Sergeant Few men are born leaders, yet Ralph is one of these fortunate few. His personality and competence have, on every occasion, brought forth the whole-hearted cooperation of the men with whom he has served. " R.D. " has an enthusiasm for living and working that is truly contagious. Whomever he meets is certain to fall victim to his gracious manner. His future is indeed very bright and promising. Soccer 3 Catholic Choir 4-3 Wrestling 4 Acolytes 3-2-1 Handball Club 3 Concerl ( )icheslra 4-3-2-1 Ocbale Council 1 Director Kadio Club 1 I ance r ' lics[ra 3 Spanisb Club 3 Sergeant 1 FRANK AUGUSTUS PIERSON, JR. Durham North Carolina RALPH DONALD PINTO New York New York 278 !i Trading his horse for a pair of dress shoes, Chief left his Western homeland and eanie Kast. The shock was too f;rea1. In his first gun-lijcht with the A.R., he went down sliooling. HloodN and bat- tered he returned with guns blazing. The (ighl that he waged is now historx . and Chief has assumed his plaee alongside the Western greats, in the six-gun Hall of Fame. Ma) his first post have bosses. Weijihi Liftiiif; Club Diitv (A nimiltce Dance Orclieslra Sergeant 3-2 1 One of the staunehest champions ever to bear arms under the Brown Bov banner. Rab still found plentv of time for lacrosse, football, and academics. Althougli imfamiliar with Yankee-land customs and traditions, his easvgoing Southern personalitv carried him into the office of Class Secretarv. His onh losing battle was with the Tactical Department over new clothing requisitions. Football I Howitzer Lacrosse 4 Stars French Club 3-2 Corporal Class Secretary Captain DAVID DAMS RAY ViNiTA Oklahoma WILLIAM EDGAR READ MORGANTON NoBTH CAROLINA .,. Massachusetts produces many great men and Ed is no exception. His ability in forensics and academics plus his love of horse racing won him merits from everyone. Point, as his classmates call him, had no trouble with the intricacies of West Point. A prominent member of the Debate Council, Ed has represented the Academy throughout the country. With his broad background he should go far. Russian Club Debate Council 3-2-1 4-3-2-1 Corporal Lieutenant Camera Club 4-3-1 Model Railroad Club 2 Sergeant 1 Will is the unquestioned world ' s authority on the battle of Fort Fisher, N. C, and also proud possessor of a great fund of knowl- edge about the country s railroads. He loves fresh air, never gets sick, and never refuses anyone a favor. He ' s famous for his beauti- ful whistling and his widow ' s peak. Always cheerful and not afraid of work. Will is bound to succeed in his chosen career. Rifle 4 Numerals Bugle Notes 3 Born and bred in the Army, this true Texan possessing an in- domitable spirit, pleasing personality, and friendly smile won him nianx friends. It was his ability as a trackman that won him a place high on Arm ' s list of first string athletes. He can be relied upon to do an eflicient job under an circumstances. These qualities cannot fail to ensure his success in the Armv. Track Numerals Monogram Major " A " Navy Star Cross Country 3-2-1 Minor " A ' Navy Star Acolyte 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 Sergeant 1 EDWARD PETER STEFAJNlk Chicopee Massachlsetts ll WIL BUR MOORE WARREN II Mentone Alabama GAIL FRANCIS WILSON San Anto.mo Texas 280 Second battalion staff 281 1st Run: Williiigham, Lee, Byers, Nelson, While, Anderson. 2iul Row: Monfore. Bilzer. Hall, Huglieii, Baxter, Stephenson, Ruther- ford, Sachers. 3rd Ruiv: llorsley, Barnes, Knauer, Gottesman. 4th Row: Rutledge, Davis, Jacobson, Heit. 5th Row: Passmore, Zabel, Ray, Cosentino. E-2 COMPANY A USED to go to school with Maggie Riley and all the rest of the E-2 crowd. Those were the days! I remember well old Sigma Tau Fraternity with its alma mater " PS 89 " and its skating party and hops at the hotel. We were a congenial bunch. The wild orgies during Plebe Christmas, the high times of Camid and the Air Force Trip, and the escapades of the Combined Arms Trip showed ou r ability to have a good time. But all was not play. We took our work seriously and learned what leadership meant. In academics our hives got stars while our goats managed to scrape by time after time. We had a few- llim Company K-2 Taolical Olliier and Cadet Company Commander: Lt. f. Col. Critlenberger, Cadet Monfore..; 282 s liiiiv: KIlis, Birdspyc, Forrcsl, lluinilliiii. Ilaiimerscn, Siiiiillir, Kpplev. 2nfl How: Slicriiljii. Miclia.-I. L.Tiirr. Brian. laloiKli.-. .W Koir: l.ut; r. Il.inpliill. llarlncll. Duk.-. Cm.U. Ill, Ron: Dflar. Rohoii, Casliori, Johnslon. losses of good men but managed to stay ahead. Those of us on Corps Squads gave a good account of themselves wliile the rest of us drew our intermurder teams higher each year. Even with 50% casualties to Corps Squads we left E-2 with a hierarchy of the best lacrosse players in the Corps. I remember our sextette and our proximity to the pool table in the class club, but most of all I remember that I w as glad to be a member of E-2. 1st Roic: Parks, Seaman, Dupke, Russell. Put- nam, Lopkoff, Steen. 2n(l Row: Rutte, Dooily. Aker, (iregg, Dannemiller, Coleman. 3r l Hmi: Couranl. Boelleher, Innian. Barkley, Joliusiin. Hamilton. 4th Row: Hanington, Jones, riploii. Bartel. 1st Row: Hurless, Coverdale, Kenefick, Weber. Chambers, Tomlingson, Hammond. 2nd Row: Johnson, Fiteh, Andrews, Slorck. Avers. Horton. Srd Row: Scofield, Friesen, Young. DeLuea. Dur- ham. 4th Row: Thomas, Burns. Ehlert. Mullins. 5th Roiv: Rew, May, Foster, Bruton, Pimenlal. JOE EMUKY AiNDEKSON Hailing from Chester, S. C, and Clemson College, Joe ' s easygoing manner and friendliness have made him liked by all. Previous courses facilitated his good academic record. In his free time he got to know his fellow cadets better, amusing them with " Clemson tales. " Athletically Joe proved his merit in intramural track. A keen sense of values will carry him through a successful career. Camera Club 1 Sergeant 1 Jimmy, a sincere, homeloving boy from Virginia, will be remem- bered for his frankness and enthusiasm. His athletic ability strengthened E-2 ' s teams and his melodious voice played its part in the choir. Jimmy ' s characteristic thoughtfulness plus an unique ability to lead and guide others projected him into a high place of service at the Academy and will continue to insure him success. Chapel Choir German Club Debate Council t-3-2-1 Corporal 3 Lieutenant 1 Battalion Adjutant After two years Buz found his place in the sun as a member of the squash team. In other fields this man from Texas played the role of pseudo-scholar, conversationalist extraordinary, and avid col- lector of pipes. He flew with the Air Force in the days when the P-.38 was operational and hopes to become jet-propelled soon, because, growls Buz: " Combat boots just don ' t fit my feet. ' Rifle Track Squash Minoi 4 4 3-2-1 Tennis Manager Chapel (Ihoir Corporal Lieutenant 1 1 4-3-2. Chester South Carolina JAMES CROSS BARNES, JR. WALTER IIUPE BAXTER, III Norfolk irginl Weslaco Texas 284 Bencalh a coaliiif; of slraighl lines and s({iian ' corners l vells a man full ol keen fun and thought fuln ' ss. Don was al va s present when a friend was needed, but this did not ever |»rev -iil him from arguing vvitli you if he sincerely felt that the occasion called for a good verbal workout. The Corps of (ladets can well be proud of neat. pun ' tual, ami ( ' flicient Hitz. A good man and a real friend. 1 I Boxing Nunieriils Minor " A " ( iorpitral Sii( iily Sergeaiil Proof that more than gila monsters and the biggest, juiciest grape- fruit in the world inhabit Texas, Anil , less a few pounds, entered Plebe Year. His AiSM background was useful as he always came out far from the distressing end of the academic ladder. Active in the Chess Club, Hundredth INight, and violentK so in the ski club (Ward 20), he was ever a hard worker and a good friend. Chess Cliil. Seerclarv 4-3-2-1 lOOih Nile Sliow 1-3-2-1 I Rudv divided his time among his grid career, his love life, and his famous stamp albums. This left little time for stud ing field manuals, but like Thomas Paine, his common sense carried him through four turbulent eons and earned him his slot as fullback in the grey lineup. How hard-charging Rudv will get along without his beloved dress grey we cannot imagine, but we think he " ll manage. Fooll.all Major Wr.-Mlii..; Baseball 4-3 4-3-2 . oeeer Calliolic Chr f ' orporal Sergeant 1 2-1 2 1 MEDON ARMIN BITZER .Johnson City Tennessee ANDY JOE BYEKS CiLESTE RUDULPH VINCENT COSENTINO Texas Seneca Falls New York 285 All cadets have sad stories, but Bummy had longer and sadder tales than anyone else we know. It seemed as though Fate were against him from the beginning. Wliere a man with less persistence and determination to turn in a creditable performance in the face of adversity would have cashed in his chips, Bummy rose to the occasion in a manner that makes us proud to claim him as one of ours. Track Cross Country Fishing Club 4-3-1 4 2-1 Radio Clul) Serseanl 4-3-: 1 RP:ED ELLSWORTH DAVIS, JR. Omaha Nebraska Prince Hal not only gained his fame from the Belgian royal house but also from his ardent support of the Army team. Gottesman Tech was what we called the place where the masters of the " T " learned the arts of engineering. At times Hal was a bit too flirta- tious with the Tactical Department, but these storms were tem- pered with a perseverance that will carr) him a long way in any walk of life. Swiiiiinnig S(]uasli Club French Chib Radio CUib 4 Jewish Choir 4-3 Howitzer 3-2-1 Foniter 2-1 Sersreant 4-3-2-1 4 1-3 1 Ken came to us with " the granite of New llanijjsliire in his muscles and his brain. " It seems that West Point failed to chip it all off, for, as Ken says, " I ' m not threatening MacArthur ' s academic records. " Possessing a greater than average amount of energy. Ken divided his time between directing the company ' s intramural efforts and participating in his favorite outdoor sport, skiing. Chapel Choir Kin- Commiltee Freiuh CUib 4-3-2 Model Railroad Club 4-3-2-1 Corporal 3 Lieutenant HAROLD AARON GOTTESMAN KENNETH WALTER HALL Hillside New Jersey Nashua New Hampshire 286 The Stud bareheaded sahite him. Kndeared will) the principles of Skv men Stud served in the Air Force. His sta at the Acadcnix has revealed his main atlrihnle of l)eing a hght-liearled soul with an air orcon!ienialil . His viohn has won for liim (he mark ol ' lame. Pr )vi(hnf; lliat a seeing c e (h)g will not hi ' |iar( c will resume his skv adventures upon graduation. l-:i-2-l Football Monojiraiii Numerals Haiuliiall Cliil 4-3 KHIlh Mil- Sh. DiriTior (Corporal Sergeant Jim soared in to join lis dreaming dreams of the " wild blue yonder. " but he soon settled down to he a groundling for his four yars. Jim ' s main interest, besides women and cameras, is his model air|)lane, with which he breaks the stillness of our quiet Sunday mornings. Aside from his personal interests, Jim is a hard worker with high Standards, which he always continues to meet. Traek 1 Sergeant 1 Camera tlliili I -3-2- 1 Bob. a t pical Armv Brat, came to us from the New Mexico Militar Institute. At the Point, his friendliness and cheerfulness has won him a host of friends — his energy and intellect, stars. His first love was horses and polo, but when the horses left such was his versatilitv that he drifted his energv to dragging. Judging by his friends and record, an undoubtedly bright future is predicted. Polo 4 Sergeant 1 Spanisih Club 4 ELLIUT ECLIPSE IIEIT Pelham Manor New York JAMES CLARENCE HORSLEY, JR. Franklin North Carolina ROBERT BURNETT HUGHES West Point New York 287 GERHARD L. JACOBSON Sedan Minnesota As I write Jake is studying. To start — he took on Beast Barracks and Plebe Year with his usual steadiness. These last years Gopher has absorbed a little of Vassar, football, and Culbertson. When the heavyman was needed for that tackle spot or matnian by the com- pany, Jake was called. Along with these qualities there always is his constant cheerfulness which makes him such an excellent roommate. Cross Counlrv 4 Sergeant 1 Weight Lifting Chili 3-2-1 A " Yale man " under the V-5 program, Glenn entered the Academy with every essential attribute including one sailor ' s suit. " Boning " ' Air Force, he did his fl ing in the level of the cinder track. Glenn showed the Academy some of the fanciest distance running it has ever produced, carrying Army ' s name all the way to Madison Square Garden. Glenn is a graduate to whom we can truly say " thanks. " Cross Country Minor " A " Track MoniiOTam 4-3-2-1 4-3-2 Camera Cluli Sergeant Hailing from the " Gator State, Burke combines a characteristic Southern drawl with a hard-to-beat first tenor which was meant for harmonizing and frequent trips down the Chapel aisle with Mr. Mayer ' s choir. A success in any endeavor, he was adjutant at Buckner, has joined the ranks of distinguished cadets each year, and has always proven himself to be a loyal and steadfast friend. Handball Club 4-3 Corporal Chapel Choir 2-1 Lieutenant General Committee 2-1 Battalion Trainin Stars 4-3-2 (,LENN WARREN KNAUER BURKE WIIITEIIURST LEE De Soto Missouri Jacksonville Beach Florida 288 Casually, " The Rock " rali-iilatcd cadet life as he would a pugilistic gladiator in the Field House on Saturdays. Whether on the football field, in the ring, or on the track, sportsinansliip. generosity and modesty were attributes to Pete ' s success. Ills election to Vi ' e- Presidcnc is merely a small indication of his popularity. Mech and flirtatious femmcs — mere obstacles to an assured success. Fooil.all Boxiiif; Captain t-3-2-1 1-.3-2-1 Traik iMRhiii ' Chill Caplain l-:5-: ■2- The overall picture of Dick would not be complete without a big cigar and a llomburg. He has t pified big business to those who occupied the Grey Walls between " 16 and ' 50. Best known to the Corps as the smoothest stickhandler on the lacrosse team, he com- bined athletic ability with a sincere desire to help others. He set the example for us cronies with his broad outlook on life. 4-3-2-1 Lacrosse Numerals Monogram Major " A " Special Programs Commit lee 1-3 Corporal 2 Sergeant 1 Pass is the ideal roommate — easygoing, pleasant, and helpful. With his quiet, imassuming manner he soon came to be known as the kind of friend that can always be depended on. Not one to be plagued by worries about tenths, he avidly pursued the more appealing hobbies of photography, reading, and handball. Pass knows what he wants and has the well-rounded background to ensure success. Handball Club Treasurer President Camera Club Sergeant 3-2-1 1 petp:r h. monfore Springfield Solth Dakota RICHARD W. NELSON Davenport HLNTEK W ILLIA.M PASSMURE Iowa Storks Connecticlt 289 Mort came to the west banks of the Hudson from the south banks of the Ohio where he had enjoyed duck hunting, fishing and model airplane building. Most of his spare time was spent on the rifle team or pursuing his hobbies. His easy manner and humorous tales of life on the beautiful Ohio often cheered his classmates. Mort ' s ability to stick to a job will ensure him a success in life. Rifle Mon )f;;rain Minor " A " Navy Slar (Camera Cluli Model Airplane Club Sergeant Drew entered Hudson Heights with the veterans " " I " ll beat this system " attitude, only to find that the " Old G.I. " , and not the system, was due for change. Malapropism, fast talking, and some work prevented unfortunate incidents with the powers that be Now that the ordeals of cadet life are fond memories. Me find him looking forward to inaugurating a Plebe system in the Infantry. Water Polo Club Wcijihl Mflin- Club Camera Club SergeanI Vieing for Tennessee honors with Sam Houston. Andrew Jackson, Cordell Hull, and the river boat card sharks, Black John entered the trade school with a single purpose in mind: to enjoy living with shoes. AcademicalK apt, John found time to participate actively in the administration of the Plebe system. John ' s friend ship will alwa s be a prized possession of those who don the blue in ' 50. Camera Club Portuguese Club Dialectic Society 2 Howitzer 3 Corporal 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 3-2-1 T MORTON RAY Le visport Kentucky ANDREW MADJSON RUTHERl OKD Upland California JOll.N KLTLKUGK. JR. FVYETTEVILLE Tennessee 290 j.ollMlfl Niiiiif " ' ' h LiiiiT jii;: lb ' ' liia ' ' " «i «l-.a-ln liin»J»« fuMA teki Lidi Ifa.al; fflj aroltli Win M piraiii. I nab liiui MlilJUS (iMi (Jul Henry, a reserved Virginia gcnllcnian. will long be remenil) Tc(l as one of the most [)o[)nlar nienihers of llie class of ' 50. A (jiiick. friendK smile, a hetter-llian-average alhletie ahililv. and his dogged hat lie with " the hooks " have projected him l(» a higli place in the hearts of his nian friends. His ability to do a joh well, in spile of all odds, assures him of a eomplelely successful future. 1-.5-2 Siiiulav Siliool T.-arlier l-.J Lacrosse Numerals MoiKifirram Siiiulay Sriuiol ' Pearlier Corporal l.ieiileiianl With a finger in every pie, Sieve did everything except pilot the Dav Liner while he was here. Painting during CO.; shooting or skiing afternoons: singing Sunday mornings: and constant h drag- ging: this was Steve ' s Cadel life. Alwa s read for a laugh, Louis- iana ' s eontrihiition will he well remend)ered for fun-filled week- ends, a sharp rebel wit, and generalK being a nice guy to know. Pislol t-3 Chapel Choir 4-3-2 Monogram An Cluh 4-3-2-1 Minor " A " Hop Manager 4-3-2-1 Pistol Club 2-i I ' orlugnese Cluh t-3 Weighl Liflinf; Cluh 1-3 ( ' .orporal 2 Mule Rider 2-1 Lieulenani 1 Glee Club 2-1 Whizz, a typical product of New England, was active in the choir and acoh te organizations. A knee injury cut short a career on the hockey team and Whizz confined his athletics to the intramural program. His versatile interest in jjliotography. sj)orts, and society makes him a welcomed member for an) group. A valuable, con- scientious leader. Whizz ' s latent abilities marks him as a true soldier. 3-2-1 2 1 Hockey 4 Aeolyle Camera Club 3-2-1 Coi poral Calholic Choir 4 Sergeant HENRY STEELE SACHERS Roanoke Virginia RALPH ILSOi S11:PHKi SU Jena Louisiana FRANCIS WILFORD WHFrE. .|R. Andover Massachusetts 291 Chester came to West Point with a baci .groun(l which ideally suited him for the Army. He began his career in China as an Army Brat where he soon decided that lie liked the militarv life. He quickh started jjreparing himself for this career and finally wound up at West Point. Here he has found the curriculum not too strenuous to keep him from enjoying chess, tennis, novels, and lots of sack. Weight LiflinK Club 4-3-2-1 Serseanl Pat. a native of Los Angeles, finished high school in Olympia, Washington. Experience gained in the Army and USMAPS made both academics and military life easy for him. He spent his free time working on his stamp and coin collections and checking up on his " special interests " in Florida, Costa Rica and California. Pat hopes to " dig in " " by joining the Infantr after graduaticn. (Jermaii (Hub 3-2 Serpeanl I During Plebe Year Grady found that iiis Southern drawl and French did not mix too well, so he took the famous five year course. Active in extra-curricular activities. Grad could be spotted by his camera or poop-sheets, which were ever present. Industrious and eager to learn except in the prescribed academic classes, Grady will take awav much more knowledge than the grade sheets show. Mortar 3 Howitzer 3-2-1 A?sociale Pliologra|ihy Fvlilor Sergeant 1 Track 2-1 Manager 2-1 I ' islol 3 Dialerlii- Society 4-3 I ' oinler 3 Calendar Editor CHESTER MORSE WILLINGHAM. JR. Atlanta, Georgia E- PATRICK IIKiNK HKL Olympia, Wasiilngton (.KMJI IIU.IK HANISTER, JR. E-2 Anmsto-n, Alabama F-2 292 1st Ron-: Wood. HarroUl. Siiiedes. kinner. TaiKll.r. W aldor. Hughes TWL. Hesler. lliiil Rnu: langnni. True. Loucks. Tate. Coale. ' Barnet, Green, Hughes DR. Veatch. 3nl lion: Pogue. (VBrien. Smith. Prouty. Sanilerson. Corman. Crow. Means. 4th Rnu: SeeK PhiUips. Banister. F-2 COMPANY f COMPANY: Second Company of the Second Battalion of the Second Regiment. But any man in F-2 will tell you that his company is second to none in the Corps. F-2 has been a good team, a winner through all four years. It has had leadership of the highest caliber, men who stood high in every field — athletics, academics, tactics, extra-curricular activities. But more important to the success of F-2 than the contributions of any of those individuals was a spirit of amiable cooperation which every man in the company aided in creating. That spirit made life in our scattered barracks easy, congenial, always pleas- Companv F-2 Taelieal Ufheer and Cadet Company Commander: Lt. Col. Tuck, Cadet Kinner. 293 1st Row: Wilmcr. WalkiT. 2n(l Hniv: Tau h, Dinovilz, BufTin lon. Bernstein. Slahl. Srd Row: Sharp, Martin. Orion. Ivrnpinsky. Owens, Barron, Reed. Ith Row: Rice, Dozier, Schenerlein, NicJriiighaiis, Ryan. 1st Row: Esian, Sadler, Simon, Morris. Bowman. ' 2nd Row: Aquinas, Richardson. Fansler, (!or- hridge. Pollock. .SnI Row: Bullock, Keiler. Bing- ham, Danielson. Ith Roiv: Wojiyla. Brooks, Russell, tarlon. Bell. Wilson, Jess. Wheeler. Snodffrass. Brown, IVonsruc. ant. It lightened the bnrden of conijjany administration for the officers, and relieved the irksome routine of Cadet Hfe for the men. It made F-2 a top performer in intramural competition. It enables the company to maintain from the very start of the year the best of relations with its new Tactical Officer. That same spirit of cooperation under new leader- ship cannot fail in the coming year to produce another winner, another good team, another company second to none in the Corps. :— - i£akas Vi 294 1st Row: Kaufman, Lawrence, Ellioll, Bradley Floyd, Brosious, Hoy. 2ml Ron-: Smith. Boolhhy Nicks, Barrel!, Clements, Edward. 3rd Ron- Walker, Filipski. Willner, Rickard, Soja. Row: Kickham, Demand, Morton, Sullivan Row: Carr, Prielo, Daggil, Haskell. riioiigli Jack slood oil a hook ulicii ' oiii|)anics were assigned, his iiiall fraiiic in no wa liindcred his phvsical prowess. A versatile cilhlele and an avid reader, Jack never put a niaximiun effort into aiadeinies; a bridge game or a novel was more to his liking. Whether he greeted on in Russian or the common vernacular. Jack alwa s accompanied it with an infectious grin and an ahundaticc of -oo.l will. v ininiin i; Mana-er ussiaii (!liil) I ' resiiltMil Clii-ss Cliili r,.lylr StTWalll French Club 3-:: Bugle Nolee Acolytes Honor Commillee 3-2-1 2-1 (Corporal Sergeant Possessing a strong lo • lor the military, Willie joined us from the ranks of the Arm . lie will undoubtedh carry on into his career the same sense of tone deafness that he so aptiv demonstrated in French and singing. He has his periods of serious thought and reverence, and with his combination of these qualities he will gain success and commendation in the struggle of society. 3-2 2 1 Paul Gorman, in spite of two strikes against him due to his Boston heritage, has made a tremendous success of his four years. Notorious for his sinking feeling No. 1389, an extreme affinity for " ole Sol " , and skyrocketing the Pointer into the national limelight. Pauls capabilities shone from the first, and he has risen to the top in an field in which he has placed his determination. Acolylc Pointer Editor 4-3-2-1 Corporal 4-3-2-1 Lieutrnanl JOHN ANTON BARNET. JR. Port Hlro Michigan WILLAKU llOLBROOk COAXES Suffolk Virginia PALL FRANCIS GOR. F N SwAMPScoTT Massachusetts 295 ROBERT WILLIAM GREEN OAkLA D Califokma Dropping in on West Point by way of California Bob never could quite appreciate the cold weather at the Academy. While bridge, sack, and the ever-present bull session took up much of his time, he could alwa s find time for a basketball game or squash match. Neither the Academic Department nor the Tactical Department bothered Bob. while he traveled his carefree path to graduation. llamlball Club Weight Lifting Club Camera Club 1-2-1 3-2-1 l orlugiiese Club Howitzer Sergeant 3-2-1 3-2-1 1 Bob ' s three main interests — women, food, and the gym — dominated his years in our institution. Try as he woidd to make academics the primarx object of his energetic nature, he was always lured from his studies b a young lady ' s beauty or " the fields of friendly strife. " In the latter Bob continued to be a staunch competitor; may he enjoy equal success in the former category. Swimming Handball Club Russian Club Sergeant 2-1 1 Service in the Infanlrx rouiuled out Pops preparation for West Point which began about the day he was born. Along with tinrulv red hair and a ready smile was a warm personality — these, the ladies noticed. Pop moved rather slowly in academic circles, but with track it was another stor) — he flew. Seriotis, steadfast. lo al — ihe long military tradition of his family is in good hands. Cross Country 1-2 Country- Numerals Minor " A " Track Numerals Monogram Major " A ' 1-3-: Krencb Club Chapel Choir Sergeant 3-2 t-3-: 1 ROBERT MARSHALL (,lv() Arli? gton Virginia JOHN SHERMAN HARROLD Eau Claire Wis(x sin 296 Wall s|ic(l lliroiigli cadet lilV willi llic same .csl and fiicr N llial he d -v )led to his hrilliant perloriiianees on the cinder |)atli. His friends, male (nian ) and female (myriad), will attest to his ahility to hrifjhten the most drah of days with prank and lianter. et beneath Wall ' s effervescent spirit we reeo};nize a (jniek mind and a candid, jseneroiis nature. To a gentleman. ha|)|) iandirifis! Cross Couiilrv t ( ' orixiral - Track 2-1 S.-r ' caiii I Major " A " Hallalioii S.rf; ;iiil lai .r An Club 2 Yon usiialK saw the camera lens before yon saw Dave, but by then he had had his picture and would greet you beartih . Because of his nian diversions, he grappled with his studies but came through unscathed and with the philosopln, " If 1 can " t photograph it, ril forget it anvwa " " . A hard worker, outspoken, and a man of little leisure. Dave and his imforgel table pictures will long be remembered. Lacrosst Chess Cliil) Camera Cliil Vice Presidenl 4 Pointer 4-3-2-1 Associa(e 4-3-2 Sergeant 1 It was cpiite a day at West Point when " Three Letter Hughes " of Ashland. Virginia, made his appearance on the Hudson. His bright red hair attracted attention right from the start, and kept him the limelight of the Academic and Tactical Departments for four vears. The women seemed quite attracted, too. but Tom did not seem to mind, being a true Southern (Gentleman. No pitch- forks. Pointer Camera Club 4-3 1 Corporal Sergeant WALTER FILMOKK HESTEK, JR. High Point North Carolina DAVID R. 11L(;1IES Denver Colorado THOMAS WATKINS LIGON HUGHES, JR. Ashland Virginia 297 It is said bv those who know, that whenever close harmony is heard, one finds Vern (h ininating the scene. A bov-typc athlete too — Vern was always willing — whether or not it involved hand- hall, tennis, or football. The University of Nevada claimed him before, and the Air Force beckons after graduation. ' Tis with tear- filled e e that we part with Vern. It suffices to say — go to it, boy. Camera Club 3-2 lOOlli Nile Show 3 Glee Club 1-3-2-1 Howitzer 3-2 Cliapel Choir 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 Duty CommiLlee 2-1 Captain 1 Foiled b the closing of the aviation cadet program at the close of the war. Keith entered the Military Academy. After a somewhat unsuccessful campaign on the Plebe boxing team, he settled down to intrannn-al athletics and an attempt to keep his class standing in two figures. A firm believer in comfort, he foimd something lacking in the formal attire of the grey men up the Hudson. 4 Boxing Numerals Ka.lio Cluh Corporal Sergeant Those articulate sounds. " Mr. Man-gum, " echoing through the halls introduced us to Wiley. Coming to West Point from a short career in the Army he took Beast Barracks in stride. With tales of Ft. Benning and South Carolina pouring out, he never left us in doubt as to his PCS. After picking himself off the lacrosse fields for two years, he gave it up for the milder entertainment of tennis and skiing. Lacrosse 4-3 Monogram French Club 3 Pistol Club Sergeant 3-2 1 ALBERT VERNON KINNER Sparks Nevada KEITH WILSON LOUCKS Canton New York WILEY MARK MANGUM, JR. Spartanburg South Carolina 298 Chuck had ahnost as much trouhic with aradcmics as lie did keep- ing the name of his home town straight. S|) ii(hii{; nincli time jugg- ling poop-sheets to perfect the compaii " s inlramural teams gave him just the handicap to give the Academic l cparlnicnt a good run for their tent hs. Casting aside liis days of civihan hie he adopted the ways of West Point with a spirit he ()ming to all leaders. Football Numerals Basketball MoiiOKraiii t Track Moiiofjram 3-2 (.orporal Sergeant Throwing caution to the winds and willi resolution in his mighty heart, young John, late of the United Stales Coast Guard, faced the test of West Point. The test was passed with great success. A linguist and amateur-type magician of no mean pro|) jrtion, his influence over his fellow man in these mailers was [)rofoimd. Tiie near future will find Obie applying his talents to a great silver bird. French Club 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Treasurer Early in cadet life Wendv earned a reputation of being well-in- formed on most any subject. Whether it be history, current events, or the field of sports, Wendv invariably knew the answer. Usually found behind one of the latest novels pulling on his favorite pipe, Wendy was never too busy for a practical joke. His infectious Yankee humor helped enlighten many a dull evening in barracks. 4-3-1 Basketball Manager French Clul Radio Club Sergeant CHAKLKS FKANkLlJN MEAlNS East Liverpool Ohio JOHN EDWARD OBRIEN Hampton Beach New Hampshire WENDELL EDWARD PHILLIPS Northampton Massachusetts 299 There liave been heroes a-plenty and men known to fame, but our eves are on old Daddv Pogue. With a stint ol naval service under his belt, Bill, in his calm, collected manner, took the Academy and its activities in stride. When the occasions warranted, one found him ozi the tennis courts or between the sheets. Diploma dav will find Bill wearing the familiar Air Force wings and prop. 1-3-2-1 1 Tennis Soccer M anager German ( liil 1-3 3 3 4-3 Mop Manai er Corporal Captain Battalion Commamler Stan is a native of Arizona. Ohio. Massachusetts, and North Carolina — yes, a Brat. While at the Academy. Stan spent many happv evenings playing his drums in the dance band. Colonel Gillette ' s chemistr course forced Stan lo adopt a strict " late lights policy, " but try as thev did, they could not get him. His receptive attitude and congeniality will make Stan a capable, efficient officer. Ring Committee 1-3-2-1 Fishin- Clul. Chapel (]hoir t-3-2-1 Camera Clul Dance Orchestra 3-2-1 Sergeant Glee Club 4-3-2-1 From bis first da here at West Point. Sandy took everything in stride and glided through his four years with ease. Going on the assumption that more happiness comes with less work, he has a lifelong friend in the sack. Mis friendliness and good hmnor will be assets in any branch of the service. Having made a vow never to be married, Sand will be the Armv ' s true bachelor. Glee Clul) Chapel Choir Camera Chih 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 4-3-2 German (Jul (Corporal Sergeant WILLIAM ALEXANDER POGUE Birmingham Alabama iBlIrt III ' liuliini ' ' ' ' ' ii,,ali.inll hi ., I ijDifrjil " ' ll,.H Bj ' I " VPIP " ? fwil lllf ' (jBir Sm Id ill. Ill ' Ji Id) iiiiirli if , lliiiifi It«l PiNilfnl Ifilli mn ' Mlilllflti If!! mttri m hnm W il lien fclaryel.a hmi (Job STANLEY MARSHALL PROUTY, JR. Brooklyn New York ALFRED LANG SANDERSON Stockton California 300 . i Powam , I Under llie Lliidgeonings of chance his liead was blood , hut unbowed. Tliis is the Seel — raconteur extraordinary and coun- selor for liis fellow man. A bit sportsniinded on the side, he was always on hand, wliether i( was squash, football, or poker. Knock- ing about throughout half the world. Ted finall) entered these grey walls with a determined soul and the wild blue yonder as his goal. Track 4-3 Howitzer Camera (!liih 4-3-2-1 Poinler Model Railroad Club 4 Sergeant Special Programs Committee 1-3-2 4 2-1 1 From the apple growing state of Washington via the Air Force came Norm. Always one to do things the hard way, yet thorough in all, he decided to take the five-year course at West Point. Not too much of a social man. Norm by no means ignored the fairer sex. However, just mention fishing and the " Far West " and you had his real interests. And what branch? Why, back to the Air Force naturally. Track Major " A " Fishing Club President 4-3-2-1 2-1 Chapel Choir First Sergeant 4-3-2-1 1 With service behind him as an aerial gunner on a B-29, Clark has had little troitble keeping on the target — graduation. Having been well zeroed in by the rigors of Plebe Year, this expert marksman soon became adept in the use of Kentticky windage, and never found it necessary to turn his computer switch on. He has blasted this target, as he should an at which he aims in the future. Portuguese Club Camera Club Sergeant THEODORE ANDERSON SEELY, JR. Palo Alto California NORMAN RICHARD SMEDES Port Angeles Washington CLARK SMITH Tulsa OkLAHOiMA 301 Mention Michigan and his eyes will light up and mention New York and they will roll — T knows them both like the back of his hand. His wordly knowledge does not cease there, as he proved him- self successful both in the realm of academics and on the fields of friendly strife. The future holds great promise for Ty; for upon graduation, you will find him gazing into the wild blue yonder. ZY Football 4 Russian Club 3-2-1 Swimming 4 Camera Club 2-1 Lacrosse 4 General Comni ittee 2-1 Track 2-1 Howitzer 4-3-2 Major " A " Corporal 2 Handball Club 2-1 Lieutenant 1 Fishing Club 1 TYLER WINSLOW TAJNDLER SCARSDALE NeW YorK Grayson is one of the many poor cadets who come from Texas, where he made eleven letters in sports. Although he started in Plebe Year down with the goats, by First Class Year he was well up in his class. Besides being a good athlete ( " A " " squad lacrosse and " B " squad football), Gravson has a keen sense of hmnor and a warm friendship that shotdd take him a long way in the service. Football 4-3-2-1 Weight Lifting Club 3 Lacrosse 4-3-2-1 Russian Language Club 3 Chapel Choir 4-3 Sergeant 1 This hard working farm h( sticcessfully made the drastic change to the " easy " cadet life, although he often longs to feel the rich Missouri soil between his toes. His only other worry was the Social Science Department which did not recognize his talents as we knew them. However, as you can see, Ev finally got the best of them regardless of their eiforts. It ' s all over now, but Ev is just beginning. 3 Lacrosse Monogram Howitzer Corporal Lieutenant GRAYSON DEE TATE, JR. Denver City Texas Craig EVERETT LEE TRUE Missouri 302 After J lrl)c acailciiiics scored near misses in hotli Kreneli and math, Austin derived great pleasure from staving just out of range for the rest of the four long years. Ilis dislike for academies, reveille, and the Tactical Uepartment was opposed by a love of bidl sessions, femmes, and easy living. Ilis choice is the Air Force, and pilot ' s wings will be the realization of his chief ambition. Sergeant I Weighl Lifling Club Howitzer 3-2 3 Oh, the men may come and the men ma go, but the Jerry Waldors are few and far between. A pillar of versatility and fire, he could assist less academically equij)ped associates or spur on the com- pany basketball team with equal vigor. Jerry ' s sojourn at the Academy was prefaced by a brief turn at Lehigh University and service with the Navy. Comes the graduation — the Air Force calls. Basketball Handball Club Russian Club Camera Club 3 2-1 3-2-1 2-1 Howitzer Corporal Lieutenant 4-3 2 1 One of the many who think of the sack as the best way of getting away from it all. Woody came out of hibernation long enough to look over the femme situation over the weekend, and then retired imtil the next weekend. Worrying more abotit the lighting of the annual Hundredth Night Show than academics resulted in a show to be proud of, while a grin took care of the lesser evils. Pistol Club Dialectic Society 2-1 Special Programs Committee 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 AUSTIN K. VEATCH, JR. Custer Oklahoma JEROME NOEL WALDOR PAUL SAXTON WOOD Newark New Jersey Hammonton New Jersey 303 1st Row: Traycrs, Walsoii. llayward, Dille, Chandler, Coyle, Jones, Hendry. 2nd Row: Ahearn. Bates, Elliot, Murphy. Reinseh. 3rd Row: Fahey, Trompeter, Nicolay. 4tlt Row: Ball, Shelley, Koehler, Green, Crittenberger, Wilson, Sailer, Bastar, Nibley. G-2 COMPANY TROM North and South, from the Armed Forces, and from civiUan Hfe came the cast of characters that represents G-2 in the Class of ' 50. From our home deep m the dark confines of the " Lost Battahon, " we salHed forth to leave our mark on the fields of friendly strife, in the academic buildings, on the floors of Cullum Hall, and on the pavement of Central Area through our four years of blood and sweat. Under the inspiring leadership of Col. Kimbrell, we mucked our way through Plebe Year, laughed our way through Yearling Year, and prayed our way through Cow Year. At long last the promised land Company G-2 Tactical Oflicer Ca let Company Commander: Capl. Cullinane, Cadet Shellev. 304 Y Sfer iiTif ' gir .s( lioiv: (Graham. Joiifs, McIIwain, Sfliwarz, Davis, CliiH-k. Bradley. 2n,l Kim: Volk, llolman, Hook, Satiilofl ' . Ilarllesly, (niidro . 3rd Koic: Clay. Toss. Conner, Cain ' . Post, Miller, ttli Row: Carroll, Parlain. was near. A lark in Jaurez, a month of training, furlough, and then back to collect our well earned reward. Well, we collected and how! Never to be forgotten are the agonizing screams that permeated the air as Spinoza went on the rack or the violent outbursts as Pelota got his nightly drenching. It will indeed be an unhappy day for Uncle Joe when this crew of gentlemen, scholars, and " rock-pickers extraordinaire " rolls up its sleeves to give him battle. 1st RoiiK Henderson. Jelen, Duncan. Mubbard. Britton, Lang. 2n l Roir: Pickering. Horan, Gorby, De ' ald. Weyhrich. 3rrl Ron-: Shelgren. Youree, Bremer, Collins. 4th Roiv: Santilli, Dritt, Thieme, Rentschler, Relea, Witlierell, Spencer, Ashkenaze, Spell, Lamp, Ashton. 1st Roiv: Englehart, Keener. Coggins, Callaway Henderson, Moore. Fernandez. 2nd Ron-: Alcli Lavman. McClusky. Daly. Dowling, Williams 3rd Row: Hall, Waters, Worthy, Schroder Tiimperi. tth Row: Stossmeister, Osborn, Hutch inson. Nutter. 5th Row: Northam, Riley, Cor prew. White. JOHN PATRICK AHEARN WooDSiDE New York Hailing from the wide open spaces of Long Island, Jacii with his ever ready wit was a constant source of entertainment. His talent for sports broadcasting brought many hours of listening pleasure to the Corps. His many experiences in the Army enabled him to hurdle all obstacles at West Point, while his natural ability and friendly nature will certainly bring him success in the future. Wrestling 4 Manager Catholic Choir 4-3 Acolyte 2-1 French Club Radio Club Debate Council Sergeant 3-2 2 2-1 1 Blessed with an imagination capable of making West Point more than endurable. Tommy laughed his way through four years of cadet life. A practical man. Tommy had as his panacea his " brown boy " ' . His thoiightfulness, understanding and optimism will endear him to those he meets. His willingness to aid in any undertaking will make him a welcome and valuable addition to any organization. Goat Football Pistol Club Howitzer Sergeant A veteran of 20 missions on the " Birmingham Special " , Dick best remembers the trip to Washington as his maiden voyage on a Pullman. His athletic prowess established him as Army ' s best pole vaulter for four years. An all aroimd cadet, lie stood high in academics and tops in physical efficiency. Ve will alwa s remem- ber him for his modest ways and friendly manner in dealing with everyone. Track 4-3- Major " A " Weight Lifting Club 2 Model Railroad Club 2 Fishing Chib Hop Manager 2-1 4-3-2-1 ( .orporal Lieutenant 2 1 THOMAS JIKNRY BALL Houston Texas RICHARD GEORGE BASTAK, JK. Birmingham Alabama 306 A graduate of the Infantry Officers Candidate School with two years of Virginia Military Institute hehind him, J.O. found life as a cadet much to his liking. Bridge and countless feniines nia le his time pass quickly. One of the hetler athletes, he served us on the golf and skeet teams as well as on various intermurders. A military career will he good to J.O. and he to it. Golf 1-3-2-1 Skeei Clul. 4-3-2-1 Minor " A " Pistol Numerals Pistol Club " lla|)[)iness consists in doing what ou like to do, when you like to (h) it. Success is measured in henefits derived hy others. " Not a profound philosophy, these principles of Mac ' s, but workable and livable. Enjovment of the simple pleasures, enthusiasm for any project, broad fields of interest, and ability to relax are among his outstanding characteristics. An amateur genius — a nice guy to know. 1-3-2-1 Skeel Clul. President 4 4-3 Corporal 2 First Sergeant 1 2-1 Lacrosse 4 Glee Clul. 4-3-2-1 Gymnastics 4-3 lOOlh Nile Show 2-1 Sailing Club 3-2-1 Corporal 2 Model Railroad Club 3-2-1 Supply Sergeant 1 Sunday School Teachers 4-3-2-1 We look to " Hap " as that rare kind of friend who is always willing to help f)ut and buck up waning spirits. He combines his fmi-loving ways with an idealism which permits him to do nothing but his best. He is at the top of his class in academics. His leadership will earn him many posts ' ' f responsibility and the respect of those who serve under him during his career in the service. Skeet Club French Club General Committee Howitzer Corporal Lieutenant 4-3-2-1 2 1 JOHN OLIN BATES, JR. Fort Worth Texas MALCOLM WRIGHT CHANDLER, JR. Silver Springs Maryland HARRY Johnstown MICHAEL COYLE Pennsylvania 307 i A Signia Chi from Texas U. and scion of a family of West Pointers, Jack was well prepared for the rigors of Plehe Year. His many and varied skills were well evidenced in both academics and athletics. Ever pleasant and able to see the bright side of things, he made life easier for those about him. He will be long remembered for his magnanimity and strength of character. Handball Club Chess Club Fishing Club French Club 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 1 3-2 Pointer Morlar Corporal Lieutenant 4-3 3 2 1 lliwlli ' Football 4-3-2 Spanish C Howitzer Numerals Monogram Track Fishing Club 4 2-1 Corporal Sergeant Jack spent many leisure hours in his room reading or sleeping. His philosophy on academics was, " If it " s hard, no one will understand it, and if it ' s easy, there ' s no use studying it. " On the other hand, he took his football seriously, and spent the best part of his four years preparing the many good Army teams of this era. The class of ' 50 will not soon forget " the Redhead from Virginia. ' " 2 2-1 2 1 Of a romantic turn. J ' oncho enHvcns our existence with tales of everything from swinging through the steaming jimgles of the Amazon, to plodding the barren wastes of the Arctic. For relaxa- tion, he spends hours in the gymnasium developing bulging muscles. Poncho is a real friend, with generosity, fairness, kind- ness, and devotion to the ideals he firmly believes in as the true virtues. 3 1 Gymnastics 3 Bugle Notes Lacrosse 4 Sergeant German Club 2-1 DALE JACKSON CRITTENBERGER San Antonio Texas JOHN ADAMS DILLE, JR. CHARLES WILLIAM ELLIOT Roanoke Virginia Kittery Maine 308 ilb lab »I.Ml(l fur rfliy. nil---, kiiij. as Ik Inii Don came lo West Point by way of Harvard and the Army. As our " lighltT ihaii air " champ, he survived four years of wresthng, water fights and the " dill " . Wilh no more than a glance at aca- demies. Don read all puhlished literature. A great sports fan. he was usualh the first to initiate a haskethall game. He will long he remembered for his " Boston A " and his good-naturedness. IMissal Reader Acolj-le 3 2-1 Honor Commitlee Sergeant Never to be one destined to sit and mope. Joe look an active in- terest in varied activities as soon as he entered the Academy. Gifted with a love for athletics, he enjoyed playing on the football, track, and wrestling rabbles. However, we will always remember him for his easv going manner and his cheerful humor, because Joe is the man who would rather " bring down " the class than " go pro " . Football Numerals Monogram Track Numerals Monogram Major " A " Navy Star Sergeant A tour at Dartmouth, overseas service with the Air Force, and membership in that most exclusive of all fraternities, the USMAPS, combined to give Charlie his well-rounded outlook on life. Al- though involved in frequent brawls with the TD, his fine sense of humor alwavs brought him out on top. His natural ability and knack for getting along with others will assure his success in every- thing. Lacrosse Numerals 4-3 Howitzer Sergeant 4-3-2-1 1 Belmont DONALD A. FAHEY Massachusetts Mil JOSEPH F. GREEN Champaign Illinois CHARLES MM ' HROP HAY WARD Andover Massachusetts 309 A cloud of smog, the rumble of trains, and out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania comes Jack Hendry. Yes, Jack promises to be the biggest thing from the steel city since Andrew Carnegie, and if his performance while here at the Academy is indicative of things to come, Choo-Choo can ' t miss going straight to the top. Versatile, talented, and genial, he has cornered the market on success. Engineer Football 2 French Clul Debate Council 4 Corporal Model Railroad Club 3-2 Lieutenant Camera Club 4-3-2-1 Arriving at West Point via the University of Mississippi, the Corps of Engineers, and the never-to-be-forgotten USMAPS, Briggs eased the dread pain of Plebe Year with his camera and groovy music. Though he was Mississippi born and bred, our Yankee winters coidd neither dull his sunny disposition nor drive him to the usual hibernation. Success cannot hope to escape such a man. Goat Football Soccer 4 Spanish Chib Weight I.ifling Clul Howitzer Mortar Camera Club 3-2-1 3 4-3-2-1 Corporal Sergeant Perhaps it was because of his military experience that Jack has alwa s been the model cadet. He has gone through (he Academy with inhuman cheerfulness and a desire for work and responsibility. n ingrained party-boy. Jack is the best of friends for his " shirt- off-the-back " generosity. Here we give the Army an officer of high caliber and a man of steadfast purpose and sterling character. 1 2-1 1 Soccer 3-2-1 Howitzer Manager ' s " A " Acolyte Track 3 Sergeant German Club 3-2 JOHN RAYMOND HKNDKY Ben Aron Pennsylvama BRIGGS HOW ARD JONES JOHN J. KOEHLER. JR. Byhalia Mississippi Pelham Bay New York 310 I r- C ' - !Hl c Pillil,, Slokfit] If- and « ' lliin I ' ' ■llieCot;, f J. Briff Mr Tank Ifivf kiin al Jad ki. «• m t» ■[oiisibililv r lis " liift aeler. 1 His ability to got along well with everyone has made " the Miirph " outstanding. His ever-cheerful and radiant j)( ' rs )nalit has been an insjiiration to those who know him. However, Murph ' s true; eharai ' ler has heen displayed on the " fields ol ' friendiv strife " and within frequent social gatherings. ]le will be remembered as the leader of the Goat football team, and the life of every part . 2-1 3 Goat Koolliall Te din 2 Squash Clul Skeet Cliil. 3-2-1 IFowilzer Fishing Cliil) 2-1 Sorgeanl Handball Club 1-3-2-1 Possessing the ability but not the desire to be a star man, Pete preferred to enjoy his sojourn at the Academy. Never one to see eye-to-eye with the TD, he frequently toured Central Area in an effort to expiate his sins. A keen yvit. he never allowed his troubles to affect his good humor and pleasant disposition. Pete ' s governing philosophy was, " Life is just a bowl of cherries. " Fencing Skeet Club Pointer Howitzer Sergeanl 2-1 1 VOBI Intermiirdcr football in conjunction with aca lemics made Nic a five-year man. A fondness for bridge, fishing, and femmes made the five years |)ass quickly. A part man from the word " Go, " Nic was a charter member of G-2 ' s gay weekend set. His generosity and good naturedness will be remembered by his classmates. Pete ' s ability to make friends should proy e invaluable to his career. Football 3 Corporal 2 Skeet Club t-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Fishing Club 2-1 KENNETH ERWIN MURPHY Belleville Illinois OWEN SMOOT NIBLEY Washington PHILLIP E. NICOLAY D. C. Saint Louis Missoiri 311 A true son of the Corn Belt, IFowie has lonf; been a source of inspi- ration to the boys of G-2 because of his basketball ability. His natural " hiviness " , coupled with the experience he gained at the University of Minnesota and in the Merchant Marine have enabled him to take West Point in his stride and emerge on top. His ability and amiable nature will certainlv insure his future success. Lacrosse German Club Sergeant A goat — ah ves, in the eves of the Academic Board, but actually they didn ' t understand our hero ' s delicate nature. A connoisseur of good food and beautiful women, only the call of the weekend could take the dean of draggoids away from the social whirl at West Point. A walking Chamber of Commerce for his beloved northwoods, we ' ll long remember the restless spirit of G-2 ' s own playboy. 3 Hockey Skeet Glut) (Tcrnian (Ihib I 3-2-1 3-2 Missal Reader Acolyte Sergeant Hailed as the only man in the Corps with a girl in every state of the Union and two in Hawaii, Lil John divided his time equally between women and athletics. After a career of headline football here at the Academy this curlv haired halfback has hung up his cleats in favor of his Army Career. His athletic ability and leader- ship qualities assure him success in any field of endeavor. 4-3-2-1 Fishing Club 1 Football Major " A " Basketball Baseball 4-3-2-1 4 Fishing Club Coiporal Captain HOWARD FRANK RP:iNSCH ASHTON Iowa FRANCIS Eagle River A. SAILER Wisconsin Altus .lOHN RICH WH) SIIKLLEV Oklahoma 312 Bfil at || ' li aliili| Jim arriM ' d al llic AcailoniN with an unaLiiiiiKlcd aiiiltilioii, -n llcs.s enthusiasm, and a ravt-nous appetite. lie was found in nian an engagement with the T.D. and hurning the midnight oil while coaehing the less fortunate. His soeial life was full attending all I the hops and outside aetivities. You ean alwaxs (ind him wliere the work is hardest and the party ' s the gayest. Weight Lifliiif; Cliih : Hamllmll Clul. ( :iic-.Tlfa lcr „M Kuilrou)! Cliih I Kadio Cliil 3-2-1 ticrman Cliili 3-2-1 Missal Hoa.ler 2-1 A.olvif 2-1 lIowilzcT 3-2 Sergeant 3-2 3 2-1 2-1 1 ml acliiilt ' ■ ' TOoisSfli lifweleD iaKtirli bis klon Ti jiale inir filial linf fajlli; liiiii " ii|i ( ami kill Art ' s main problems while at the Academy were girls and weekends. Being a bov, he liked girls, and having girls he needed weekends. He had tlie uneannv habit of always doing the right thing at the right time. His coordination and natural abilit made him espe- cially adept at all athletics. Quiet and imassnming. he won many friends because of his good nature and friendliness. 1-2 Acolyte 2-1 Football Numerals Monogram Track Numerals Acolyte Corporal 2 Sergeant 1 Reginicnial Supply Sergeant An Arniv victorious for right must be founded upon Christian principles and composed of Christian men and ofiicers. To this cause Frank has devoted his life at the Point. He will be remem- bered for his energetic singing and long wind, hut mostly for the spirit of the Sunday School and morning devotional meetings w hich can be traced to his winning personality and strength of character. Football 4 Engineer Football 2 Gymnastics 4-3-2-1 Glee Club 2-1 Numerals Debate Council 4-3-2-1 Monogram Sunday School Teacher 4-3-2-1 Tennis 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 Numerals Captain 1 Monogram Brigade Adjutant JAMES LEO TRAYERS JR. Boston Massachusetts ARTHUR FRANCIS TROMPETEK Rapid City South Dakota FRANK NORWOOD WATSON Sewanee Tennessee 313 An Army Brat, fate drew him to West Point. Though academies presented a formidable obstacle, with hard work and perseverance he managed to keep the wolf from the door. Quiet and u nassinning, D.S. spent his free time writing the woman and playing his classical records. His desire to see a job well done together with his con- scientious effort will make him a reliable officer. Chapel Choir 3-2-1 French Club 3-2 100th Nile Show Sergeant 2-1 1 From the Lone Star State, Tex entered the Academy with a great determination. His sports interest included horse racing and iv intramiirals. He was not a star man but always found time for letter writing. Tex accomplished the missions of the Academy and departs with greater ambitions. His pleasing personality and con- stant good nature will gain him friends and success in his Army career. 4-3 1 Track 1-3 Pointer Goat Football 2 Sergeant German Club 3-2-1 The determined jut of his chin and the twinkle in his eyes speak for themselves. Blackie combines btisiness and pleasure in a variety of activities with a facilitv that never fails to amaze us. We remember him for his theorv on " the calculated risk " , his industrious reading, flair for French, abilitv on rifle, and sense of humor that kept us laughing far into the night. Rifle 4-3-2-1 Minor " A " Major " A " Navy Star Captain Camera Club Ftench Club Model Railroa.l Club 3-2-1 3-2-1 3-2 Corporal Lieutenant 2 1 DURWARD S. WILSON Raleigh, North Carolina G-2 AUBREY LEE BENSON Colorado City, Texas H-2 LLCIEN EUGENE BOLDUC, JR. Worcester, Massachusetts H.2 314 m Ui m { and of} pass ffifr 1st Row: Porcher. Walsh, MalaJowitz. Ufner. Uickerson, Easley. 2iid Row: Hubbard. Cooley. Bolduc, Gillham, Skelton. 3rd Row: Benson, Littlefield. McGee. Wondolowski. Nickerson. 4tlt Row: Reinken, Singer, Johnson. Ewan, Nold, McMullen, Parish, Gappa. Hammond, King, Lynch. o H-2 COMPANY xVS PLEBES, we wandered into H Company with the sound conviction that if Beast Barracks were hell on earth, life in a company positively overloaded with upperclassmen would be just plain hell. But it didn ' t take long to set our fears at rest. It was a good tough outfit, but it had a wealth of spirit and a treasure of good fellowship, and in no time at all we members of the lower estate w ere as much a part of H Company as were the upperclassmen. Yearling and Cow Years passed quickly in a maze of friendships, old and new. We lost many friends at each graduation, but each Plebe class brought its own addi- Company H-2 Tailkal ( Xhiir an l Cadet Company Commander: Ll. Col. Crouch, Cadet Easley. 315 1st Ruiv: Ouinii. Crouch, McMiillen. Des Islets, Taylor. 2iul Riiic: Filchak, Belts, Matthews, Riley, Birher, Hampton. 3rd Row: Hinton, Bryant, Bailey. Johnson, Massenhurg, Brown. till Roiv: Gorski, Spence. Cunningham. 1st Row: (Jray, Paterson, Sluga. Voiding, Nelson, Casey. 2n I Roic: Walls, Wasiak, Stout, Yoinig, McAndie, Moore. 3rd Roiv: Ho lge, Leach, McCullough, Pursell, Larkin, Webster, Holmes. tions to the company. We worked together in academics, shed our col- lective blood in pursuit of the elusive Banker ' s Trophy Points, threw our weekend parties, and fought the four-year War of Demerits. When we took over as Firsties, the fine spirit and tradition of the company made our job easy; the company was a team that worked as a team — to- gether. We are proud of those gold bars, but we ' ll miss old H Company. It ' s been a great company, and will continue to be so when we go. 316 1st Row: McGinn, Vose, Miley, Jenks, Dierdorff, Myrah, Cochran. 2nd Row: Lowman, Stedman, Hazlett, Selhe, JolilT, Rohlman. 3rd Row: Geer, Sliger, Meglen, Hammond, Wofford. 4th Roiv: Blastos. Stuart, Dawson, Mayer, O ' Hair, La- Point. 5th Rote: Boyle, Branson, Petley, Con- Being an Arin Bral. keiil claims iiiun- lioriics lliaii llriirN VIII had wives, and thus the though 1 ol a i v home lor lour ears didn ' t affect this ex-Air Force man a Itil. Because he misses his dream of white tie and tails at V . P.. his leaves are planned with an e e on a ga night life. Kent ' s presence in the receiving lines and his prominence in local doings mark liim for success in future Kill.- Warn Ski Clul. llaiKllKill Cliih Wriuhl Lifliiiu Club 4-3 t-3-2- 4 3-2-1 An (;iiil I [op (loillrl Corporal S„p,,K Srr 3-2-1 4-3-2-1 Fred came to us from Colorado, the rm . and the Andierst I ' SMAP and can alwavs he depended on to hrighten up the darker spots in life. Although never first in his class. Kred never found his relations with the authorities strained to any extent. A good friend hoth on the football field and in the classroom, Fred is one man we will want to see more of during our ears in the service. Ilamlhall Cluh (M ' rmaii ( " lull 4 4-3-: Corporal Serceanl " West Point looked like the best deal for a career in the Army so I took it, " was Ro s pet saving. After giving up a commission in the Infantry, and living a life of leisure at Amherst College in the Armv Prep Unit, it was hard to convince him of the validity of this statement during Plebe Year. Lacrosse was his favorite sport and the majorit v of his free time was spent pla ing this game. 4-3-2-1 Track 3 Lacrosse Numerals Monogran Major " A Track Corporal Captaiu KENTON P. COOLEY, JR. AsHEviLLE North Carolina c. frederk:k uickkk-son roy woodson easley, jr. Pueblo Colorado Louisville Kentucky sn A year spent " far above Cayuga ' s waters " gave Willie a head start and might explain his amazing ease with the chalk and slide rule. His time served in Uncle Sam ' s Artillery no doubt gave him the genial way that we admire so much. Whether with his address book or a slide rule, Willie has the " know how; " and irrespective of his future branch, it is that " know how " that will count. Radio Club French Club 3-2-1 2-1 Sergeant Atco RICHARD C. EWAN, JR. New Jersey Joe came out of the Army to bring a smile to West Point that lasted through four years of hard work and hard play. He could always be depended upon for help in both studies and athletics, and added his ability and good nature to any undertaking. His friendliness and quiet sincerity made him well-liked by everyone, and, to a man, our class tells the Ami) — " YouVe get ting a grand guy. " Boxing 4 Ski Club 3-2-1 Track 3 Honor Committee 1-1 Handball Club 1-3-2- Acolvte 2-1 Camera Club 2-1 Sergeant 1 German Club 2-1 This Texan came to West Point via Texas A M, the Air Forces, and Amherst College, in that order. His main interest was sports, and during the four years here, he participated on quite a few different teams and clubs. His easygoing disposition and sense of humor coupled with friendliness should help to smooth his path through life. Football Squash Manager Tennis Minor " A " 1 Navy Star 3-2-1 Handball Club 3 Corporal 2 4-3-2-1 First Sergeant 1 JOSKPII A. (;API ' A, jk. MOSINEE V KIM)I;LL GILLHAM Wisconsin Dallas Texas 318 ' kin It i ' adiltes ' liailaitfj and, to . ir Forces, m sporli, ijuile a in id l e o( Chuck liroiifilil some ui ' liis iialivc ( ialir iinia simsliiiii ' uilli liiiii wln ' ii Ik- I ' lilcrcd. and has alwaxs ii| li( ' lil llic traditions of his state al tin- drop of a sonihrero. lie canir to ihi ' cadcni after having had previous service in l)olli the Army and the Nav . Being talented, efficient, and versatile. Chuck was a definite asset to various Corps organizations and served conipeleniK as a ' oni- mitleenian. Baskrihall 1 S eerelarv- ' I ' re Soccer -: ,--2- Chairman Mom. ' rani l ' ..inler Weifihl l.iflinfiC nil 2-1 (;,„,,. .ral General liiiniiiill •e 2-1 Special Program ( ;. inmillee 1-3-2-1 Badalion Snp It was our good fortune when Andv became a member of our class. Since our class has had anv organizational unit . he has been one of its leaders. A great help to us Plebe Year — also at Buckner and on Camid. Andy came to West Point via the K.T.O. His great sports interest has centered around lacrosse, lie is one of those whom we shall remember. Success will be his whatsoever his endeavor. Lacrosse 4-3-2-1 Weighl LiflingClnl. 2-1 Numerals f.or] oral ■■ Monogram t:aplain 1 Major " A " Football 4 Regimenlal Viljiilanl liw Mai originalK held an appointment to the Naval Academx, but a year of college and a stretch at dry-land sailoring changed his mind. Thus, in " 46, he appeared on the cani|)us where he has been active in winter sports, especially skiing and hocke . In addition to athletics, he has spent much of his time on the seventh floor of the 49th division working at his favorite hobb , amateur radio. 3-2-1 2 T Hockey 4-3-2-1 Radio CInl Major " A " Football Lacrosse Weight Lifting Club President 4 4 4-3-2-1 (.orporal Lieutenant CHARLES WILBUR HAMMOND MONTEBELLO CALIFORNIA ANDERSON OWEN HUBBARD Gretna Virginia MALCOLM DAYTON JOHNSON Springfield Massachusetts 319 Throughout his four years at the Academy, Frank has always been one of the best hked members of his class. His wilhngness to aid his buddies became him well and we all knew that we could depend on Tiger to come through with a helping hand. Frank will be a welcome addition to the Army, where he is sure to increase his list of friends. Good Luck, Frank, and keep that smile of yours. Cross Country 3 Weight Lifting Club 2-1 Debate Council Sergeant 3-2 1 Litt could always be depended upon to be where he was most needed. Always accommodating, he coupled a quiet dignity with an innate friendliness and an ever readv smile, and no gathering was complete without him. Litt studied hard and played hard, and bis high class standing is well deserved. He will take the best of clean living and good fellowship with him into the Army. Club 1 Weight Lifting Club 3-2-1 Chapel Choir 4-3 Special Programs Committee 2 Spanish Club Sergeant M [b I A broad " A " and a broad smile are two of Jim ' s distinguishing features, along with the intangibles of sincerity and conscien- tiousness. A native of the Ba State, he has always found time to glorify the " land of the bean and the cod " . His tenacious memory combinetl with a well lubricated slide rule enabled him t o stand high in academics, which in turn allowed many extra hours for other activities. FRANCIS KING Hockey 4 Radio Club 3-2-1 Weight Lifting Club 3-2-1 Catholic Choir 4-3-2-1 Camera Club 3-2-1 Assistant Director 2 German Club 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Washington D C. WARREN CAKK LITTLEFIELD JA 1ES EDWARD LYNCH Santa Momca Califorma Danvers Massachusetts 320 " »illlitl iiifasf l Rav. who liails Irom the lilll - town ol ' (iarlii-ld. New Jersey, was a meiiil) -r ol the l?ugle Notes Staff, plaxed center on the footl)all team, and niidfleld on the lacrosse team during his cadet life. Vi hen not occupied with sports, he was nsiiall found browsing over some books in the lihrarv or just talking with his man friends. He wants to enter the Air Forces, and we wish him all the luck in the world. Footliall 1-3- Numerals Monogram Lacrosse --• Moiiosram Bugle Noles :i-j (.orporal Sergeaiil T If «aj nij ' lifnil) »i( " II ?atli(nii •■iiy.aj irlii ishii ml mm iiiinJtiiKi lliU Illf l(l For the [)ast four years one of the friendliest and most helpful classmates here has been Art McGee. His consistent hard work has kept him well up in his class and in the opinion of his classmates. He has always been known as one who would help a friend any time. The way in which he holds to his high ideals has been an example to all of us. e can predict a long and successful career for him. Cross Country 2 Track 3 Weight Lifting Clul) 2-1 Handball Club 4 Catholic Choir Duty Committee Sergeant Resolved to be a West Pointer, Mac attained his goal by entering the Academy at seventeen. Since then he has never found enough time in cadet life for wrestling, debating, the radio club, and other activities. Academics have been no problem to him. Whatever he liiiiiloslai does, Mac will take with him fine qualities of perception and friend- liness, plus innumerable friendships throughout the Corps. Radio Club Camera Club 4-3-2-1 3-2-1 French Club Sergeant 3-2-1 1 RAYMOND MALADOWITZ Garfield New Jersey i ■•(0 Krill K ALTEN McGEE l Lt:()LM McMLLLKN T.ORAiN Ohio Pinehirst North Carolina 321 It is not strange that Nick came to the Academy since his family boasts graduates of both West Point and Annapohs. A proficiency with the sHde rule has enabled Nick to stay at the top of his class and has allowed him plent of time to pursue his favorite hobby — making model airplanes. Nick ' s carefree but persevering attitude will keep him at the top in whatever field he chooses. Ilan.lhall Club 1-3-2 -1 Model Railroad Club 3-2-1 Radio Club 2-1 German Club 3-2-1 Model Airplane Club 3-2-1 Sertjeant 1 FRED EMMORD NICKERSON Bemcia Califorma Jim, another one of our Arniv Brats, came to Wesl Point with his ready smile and friendliness which never failed him in spite of the trying times he and the rest of us encountered upon entering. His love for jazz records and talking gave him many hours of pleasant diversion. His enjoyment of leisure an l his abilit to work hard will see him through his career in the rmy successfully Weight Lifting Club Squash Club Handball Club Ski Club 3-2-1 An Club 3 Howitzer 3-2 Sergeant 1-3-2-1 1-3-2 3-2-1 1 Jack had a habitual good nature and a friendliness toward all that is ver rare. K ever a man needed some timely assistance. Jack was always ready and quick to help. He was dependable in every wa , and he worked hard in studies and athletics. Jack faced life as a man and as a cadet in the wa a sportsman should. His presence in any outfit or command in the Arnl will be most welcome. Boxing Lacrosse Track Handball Clulj An Club 1 Camera Clul 1-2 Acolyte 3 Corporal 1 Sergeant 2-1 2-1 JAMKS M. NOLI) JOHN . I ' VKISIi. JK. New York Nea Okk oiniistomn Ohio 322 Art ' s mollo. ' " riicrf ' s alwa s room on (op il on can gel there, " led liini to do bigger and better tilings dnring his sta here . Plehe Year fonnd him taking everything iiut math in his stride and emerging vietoriouslv on top. Altliongh a little blind, since he conldn ' t see the area clork, this connoissenr of beantifnl women and good livinK will goon to a brilliant Intnre in the rm . S viniinin;z Numerals Weifil.l Mfllnn Clul. Railroad Cliili rl Clul. Fourlli ClasH : miriiillcr (Miairinan S.-r. ' .-anl Here ' s one Navy Junior whose background had no effect on his ehoice of careers. Whether it ' s a tennis game (»i want, a telephone number in Washington, or a poopshcet. Loii will defmiteK fill the bill. We have never seen him with a problem that he couldn ' t sur- monnt with apparent ease, and it appears to us that he ' ll continue right on over these obstacles until he reaches the top. Ski Club Weight Lifliiif; Clul) t-3-2-1 3-2-1 Camera Club Sergeant 3-2-1 1 Altho ugh not first in the class, Ra had been in reaching distance ail through his cadet career. Rav has alwavs been able to keep up his recreational life without hindering his academic standing. Rav is one of those select few who is held in high esteem bv both his superiors and subordinates. Rav ' s qualities make him ideal as an Armv officer and he shoidd reach great heights. 3 2 1 Ring Commit lee 3-2-1 Howitzer German Club 3-2 Corporal Camera Club 1 Lieutenant ARTHUR GIGNILLIAT PORCHER LaGrange Georgia LOUIS A. REINKEN. JR. Arlington ' lRGIMA RAYMOND PHILIP SINGER (Chicago Illinois 323 Don ' t let that spoon v look fool vou — Winnie just has a knaek of making the hard things seem easy, and West Point has been no exception. We remember his attempts to retell a good joke (and often fail), his picture taking campaigns, a flair for cartooning, and an occasional practical joke that left us wondering whether we loved him. All in all, we like him, and we hate to see him go. Track Weighl Lifling Club C-amera Club Model Railroad Club 3-2-1 3-2 Howilzer Corporal LieulcnanI ' ' Personality " John arrived at these grev walls one Julv and firmh entrenched himself, withstanding the full onslaught of tlic Aca- demic and Tactical Deiiartments. Although he has suffered some reverses in the battle, he has done a great job here. His friends are innumerable and everyone knows " the Uf " . A dull moment never occurs with John around; coaches and friends all agree whole- heartedly. Baseball 1-3- Numerals Monogram Major " A " Football 4-3- Numerals Handball Club t-3-2-1 Weigbl Liflin;: Club 3 Camera Club 1 SergeanI 1 WINFRED GEORGE SKELTON, JR. Columbus Georgia Butler Pen sylv ma 324 For lour louu; xcars it ' s been Mike ami llic Kcailcinir l) ' |iarlMiriil. or Mike and ihc TD. No« after these lour ears. Mike is llie winner. Tliat is not surprising, though, for there will never he a system that ean Iteat his elieerful |jersonalit . or. in a more serious situation, his great fighting spirit. Mike alwa s comes through, and will keep on so floing throughout a successful rni career. I Ccn.iaii cii.l, :i-::-l S » " ' er Niiincrals Handhall Clul 1-3-2-1 Ccrmal r,.lvl S«T(. ' paii ■2- 1 Frank ' s brains have kept his class standing in two digits for four straight years now. Proof, if any were needed, that the Engineers are about to get the best thing that ever happened to them. His friendliness has placed him high on our list of friends. The com- bination of a friendly personality, energy, and abilit has never failed, and it will carry Frank to the top of this Arm . Handball Cliih 4-3-2-1 Railroad Cluii 3-2 Russian ( lluli 3-2-1 Catholic Acolvle 3-2-1 Radio Clul. 4-3-2 Sergeant 1 n MICHAEL JOSEPH WALSH Thwer MlSSOlRI FRANCIS H. Bridgeport WOxMJOLOWSKI CONNECTICIT 325 THIRD BATTALION STAFF 1st Ron: Mueller. 2n l Row: Thomas, Trent. Mather, Jennings. 1st Row: Biickner. Berry. Baxley, Dunbar. Dunning. Wootl. 2nH Ron: Morris. Aull. Sliankle. llerl.erl. Lilly. Besl. Green. Soofield. Jennings. Srd Roiv: Hunt. 4th Row: SchoU. Henderson. Thomas. Leiser. Price, rith Roir: Henning. Maslaglio, Kelly. Stone. Ache. bill Row: Mackmull, Irons. 1-2 COMPANY OINCE the Dawn of Time all Great Men have been fashioned from the same mold, and the 28 of us in 1-2 are no exception . . . perhaps the only metal left when they got to us was lead, and maybe sometimes they poured in too little or too much, but we staggered through the four long years, and 20 years from now well be just the same . . . Mack is playing John Best ' s guitar in an upper bunk, T. D. has that Rebel flag hanging out, Ernie Dunning is flying at last. Bill Berry and Ted are pessimistic, but happily married, Ernie Thomas is off special swimming, and no one knows who ' s fatter, Dick or Leroy Company 1-2 Tactical ( )flicer and Cadet Company Commander: l,t. Col. Hobson. Cadet Kellv. 327 7s Row: Bycrs, Van Malre. Frick, Torselli. I ' u Ruiv: IVnnev Crocker, Leehey, RoloiT. Lynch, Price. 3rd Row: Hulchison, ' Howes, No ' rvell, Forrester. 4th R(nr: Alijritlon, Zuver, Janssen, Peler, Hall, McDonal.l. 1st Row: Waldrop, Tow, Manning. Rolislon. 2ii(l Row: Meyer, Hallon, Holleran, Wells, Korcliek. Knutson, Quinn, Bara, Beaslev- ( .iinnniiif;s. . ' ); Rotv: McLemore, Hill, Lvon. I,a»rcnic. Illi Run: Halin, Berry, Pellon. 5th Row: Cliurciiill. W ilsoii. Gealches. . . . Luke and Bax are campaigning on an All-Wet ticket . . . Pablo ' s sound asleep, while Kelly ' s and Lou ' s pajamas are still holding together . . . Spike can ' t find the sign-up list, Al and Frank are wearing 3 grey undershirts. Buck ' s got a girl with a Buick, Doozy and Jum Arns are wearing girdles (about time), Ed ' s running (yet) . . . John Green can ' t find a coat big enough, George is basing his shoes, Carl claims he ' s penniless, while Ding and Joe would come back if we still had Polo . . . and Al Scholl ' s got bad feet. S .328 1st Row: Poller, Cleveland, Bishop, Todil, Drew, McNnll, Delbridge. 2iul Row: O ' Brien, Piolnnek, Fansl. Goetz. 3rd Row: Wells. Becker, Hogan. tth Row: Brain, Cales, Briner, Cowan. 5th Row: Srhmidl. knox, Tanl, Mallhews. 6th Row: Smylhe. Lesinski, Barrow. Tth Roiv: Rose, Wil- liams, Rears, Zander. k Secretly harboring lln ' fear llial a si l inch waisi line was lo he his ulliiiiate lot, and niirsin ; a hl ' e-long anihition to h ' eonie an oil magnate. Pahlo sta e(l siinn and radiant when the rest of ns were gloonn. eraeke l the same joke for four ears ( " Heard the one about the dirt sliirt? " ), ate enough to keep three normal men alive, and made more close friends I ban most of ns hav - ac- quaintanci ' s. roolball 1 (:.,r,,..ral S.iuash Clul) l-S Mriileiiaiil Weight Lifliiig (;Uib 3-2-1 During a Christmas Leave ride on the Southerni-r. the Saint estab- lished an irreplaceable position in the hearts of his friends. Reading a eop of " Physical (Culture " and daily keeping in top trim at the g m are onh two of the most characteristic memori ' s that Luke will leave with his friends. A standout member of the (, ' arolina ( lub the Saint will be remembered for his southern drawl and Kebel veil. Lacrosse Manajxer Weight Lifting CUih Secretary 1-3 3-2-1 Debate Co Sergeant nu ' il Yes, folks, it " s really curh I " Basil " has run a ver strenuous schedule for the past few years. He has managed to rub elbows with West Point ' s elite and yet spend quantities of time in the bag. Hill, the Knobby Walsh of I-2 " s boxing team, is fixed in the minds of his classmates as a Southern Gentleman and an exceptionally desirable friend. Soccer Numerals Monogram Minor " A " 4-3-2-1 Weight Lifting CUil) 3- Hop Manager Corporal Sergeant t 2 1 LUTHER BACIIMAiN Greenville AL LL, 111 South Carolina WILLLVM JOSHUA BAXLEY, JR. Dillon South Carolina 329 The last of a long line of oulspoken pessimists. Bill (would )ou rather we call him Elhert?) combined righteous wrath with cold- blooded cynicism to fight the forces of injustice and tyranny to a standstill at every turn. Undaunte l b three years with a pitted rifle, and two more with insane wives. Bill had little trouble keep- ing head and shoulders above the crowd in all that he undertook. Pistol Weight Lifting Club 4 3-2 llaiulball C:iub Sergeant 3-2-1 1 iiorf " ' ELBERT DEVORE HOLLAND BERRY AsHEViLLE North Carolina It was in Southern California where John ' s father gave him the coaching which enabled him to hol l a place on " A " sqtiad swim- ming since Plebe Year and to break the Plebe 200-v ard rela record. Out of water he dabbles in fencing and track, hoping to become a member of the Olympic Pentathalon squad. Modest and cheerftd- ness have won John manv friends both in his class and on the Post. Swimming Minor " A " Numerals Spanish Club Sergeant From the Bhiegrass lands of Kentuck) via Fori Benning and Amherst prep, this red-head reported to West Point not knowing what was about to befall him. But he wasted no time in getting into step with the s stem. Because of his luiceasing battle with the P " s, there was never a didl moment. In the militar , in athletics, or on a trip, he was in his prime. He wasn ' t called " Evereadv " for nothing. Track 4-3 Numerals Monogram Cross Country t-. " ] Numerals Monogram Weight Lifting Club Corporal Ijieiitenant 4-3- T JOHN W. BEST, JR. GARRETT DAVIS BUCKNER, JR. ARLiNGTOiN California Lexington Kentucky 330 I ' iiii-going a carcfr in ciifiiiiccriiif; or [lolilics. Don enrolled in lire r ur- ear pcname al Moore ' s Mountain Monasler . A ear at ( iarnegie Tech made academics ' asier, and Don was al)le lo dcvolc more of his time lo athletic and social [)nrsuils. The " Pink Rus- sian ' s " nightly ilinerar through the l. ' Jrd division with his off-key baritone and satirical humor have made him a iegcn lary figure. Football :5-:2-i Fisliing (Hull Monogram (;erman Ciiil Lacrosse Numerals Monogram Weight Lifting Cliil. 1-3 1-3-2- Dehale Conn Duly C.niml llowilzcr Sergeant Ernie came to West Point from the Air Corps, giving up AT-6 ' s for paper models launched from the fourth door of the barracks. Although harassed by the Math Department. Krnie did not let his stndies interfere with his education by reading many current volinnes. His first ambition, becoming a jet pilot, is closely rivaleil by his second, getting enough slee|). Happy landings, Krnie! Swimming 4 Spanish Club Gymnastics Weight Lifting Club 3-2 Sergeant 1-3-2-1 From the hills of Wyoming to the Halls of the Hudson, this ver- satile cowpoke stepped from horseback to highbar without even breaking his stride. The " body " — and voull know what we mean if you ' ve seen him — will be remembered for his easy laughter, friendly mantier and Western drawl. L ' nderneath this mass of muscle lies a genuine sincerity which has been admired by all who have known him. Gymnastics Numerals Monogram Weight Lifting Club Camera Clul Corporal Sergeant DONALD F. DUNBAK Bellevue Pennsylvainia , ERNESI Chambersburg i.. Dl i iMi (,. IK. Pennsylvania .lOlIN HENRY GREEN Green River Wyoming 331 LEROY WALTER HENDERSON Augusta Maine Cosmopolitan, blase, widely-travelt ' d. be-starred LeRoy, overcom- ing a series of obstacles that would have deranged a man of normal intelligence, continued to keep two jumps ahead of the hoi polloi despite a Plebe Year slug, a Cow Year " Dear John " , the stigma of hailing from the backwoods, and a warped belief that " I ' m not really gaining weight; the laundry is shrinking m) clothes! " ' 4 Track French Club Chapel Choii Stars 4-3- 2 Howitzer 3-2 Corporal 4-3-2 Captain 4-3-2 Brigade Training Officer Industrious by nature, Frank came to the Academy determined to follow in the footsteps of his ancestors, a long line of military men. Although the Academic Department at times tried to deter his ambition. Frank was always able to win out. Congenial and friendly, he was extremely conscientious in every duty, frequently suggesting additions and improvements in administrative matters. French Club Howitzer Corporal Lieutenant Graphomaniac that he was. Herb just couldn ' t seem to finish those three or four novels, but earnestl stuck to sportswriting. Spouting scores from the yellow pages of Army sports history, he could con- vince even the Secretary of the Navy that Army teams were tops (and they were!). If class ranks were determined b boosting sports. Herb wotild be first. Unfortimateh , mechanics counted more. Fencing Baseball 4-3-2 2-1 Mortar Editor Monogram Weight Lifting Club Pointer Sports Fditor 3-2-1 4-3-2-1 1 Honor (Commit tec Sergeant FRANK ANDREW HENNhNt, Fort Leavenworth 111 Kansas MORRIS JOSEPH HERBERT, JR. Los Angeles California 332 Riding out of the West came Uick. Hunt — arriving al llie Academy icn days late, Ik- caught and passed most of us in a cloud of dust, almost resigned when tliev look awa) the horses, sfiifled liis pas- sions to classical music and Nav game celehralions ( " Jlonesl, Fm not always this way! " ), found his waisl hells hecoming smaller each year; yet, somehow Dick cahnly and happily (0 endured it all. WeifilU l.iftins Club 3-2 Morlar 3 llandbull Cliil) 3-2 Corporal Concert Orcbcslra First Sergeant To see a first rate juggler, hear a tail laic or a rendition of Bing " s latest, drop around to Jim ' s room anytime. But is that all? No indeed! He shows the qualities implied in his " W name as a member of liie Black Knights, and he carries ihe tradilion through to the baseball field. Easygoing, undaimled by academics, immolested b the T.D., Big Jim is a credit in anybody ' s league. Football 4-3-2-1 Baseball 4-3-2-1 Numerals Major " A " Monograms Captain Major " A " Corporal 2 Sergeant 1 Unwilling to admit defeat, whether it be in a friendly discussion, a heated argument or a joust with the TD, Al talked his way through four years at the Academy " without the loss of a single battle or skirmish. " Although he entered in man) activities, he always found time to help a classmate with a problem. ATs knowledge and ability should carry him far in any field of endeavor he chooses. Fencing 3 Debate Coimcil 4 Weight Lifting Club 2-1 Pointer 3-2 Ring Committee 4-3-2 -1 Sergeant 1 RICHARD L. HUNT Oklahoma City Oki homa JAMES VIRGIL IRONS Dayton ALLEN BURKE JENNINGS Ohio Ft. Leavenworth Kansas 333 mw Breathes there a man with heart so fluttered, who never to himself has stuttered, " Who can I drag? " , but whose " dragging " generally consists of a Sunday afternoon spent in the gym or on the Plain. That ' s our hurr -headed Jim, an Array Brat from many states, hive incognito, perennial loser of belongings, and insistent that his name does not end in " ey " in spite of the T.D. ' s spelling. 2 4-3-2-1 Football 4 Stars Numerals Howitzer Acolyte 2-1 Corporal General Committee 3-2-1 Captain JAMES LAFLIN KELLY Fort Leavenworth Kansas This potato-fed, curly-headed lad made an auspicious debut by arriving here fifteen days late from the nether regions of Sun Valley, California, where he never quite found time for skiing or thoroughly quenching his " thirst " with cokes. Music soothed him, cards amused him, studies confused him, Benos refused him, and " Dear Johns " bemused him. Yet there never were enough " parties " for Louie. Corporal 2 Lieutenant 1 Here ' s a man who has traveled far and wide. From the Philippine " s Pasig River to the Hudson Highlands at West Point, " Silver Tone " is famous for his readiness to present a convincing argument for any cause at all. Always one jump ahead of the Academic Board, Ted shed no tears when he sold his last book. A soft-spoken, good- natured member of the (Carolina Club, he will make friends wherever he goes. 4-3 1 Track 4-3 Pointer Weight Lifting Club 3-2-1 Sergeant Model Railroad Club 2 LOUIS GENE LEISER Twin Falls Idaho EDMUND .TONES LILLY, III Fayetteville North Carolina 334 Take another look at thai face, you might not recognize it without the usual football helmet, but here ' s the guy that put the pigskin in motion for the past four ears with the Rabble. ' " Bobo " will be remembered for his easy laugh and his ready wit as well as his skill on the diamond as a pitcher, fielder, and slugger! As Mack said to the (Horn ' s Board, " 1 don ' t think I deserve all this! " Football Numerals Monogram Baseball Major " A " Basketball Track Sergeant 4-2 3 1 Ed came to West Point by way of the Army. He can be found dur- ing most of the year down at the track discussing his favorite sport. Quiet and reserved. Ed will always lend you his ear, but he is adverse to giving unwanted advice. Because he is reserved, very few people reallv get to know him: however those who do know Ed well enough to call him a friend find a warm friendship. 4-3-2-1 Track Numerals Major " A " Navv Star Catholic Choir Sergeant 4-3-2-1 1 Bald. ' ' No. his e ebrows are just getting lower. However, George had better save some of his ever-readv Noxon for future use on that pate. Spoony George entered West Point with his Georgia drawl and has refused to be corrupted by T.D., Plebe English, or Yankee women. To be the typical Southern Colonel, sitting on the veranda sipping mint juleps, appears to be his inevitable destiny. Sergeant 1 JACK VINCENT MACKMULL Dayton Ohio EDWARD F. J. MASTAGLIO GEORGE THOMAS MORRIS, JR. Garden City New York Milledgeville Georgia 335 GEORGE LYNWOOD PRICE, JR. Newport News Vikgima " Ding " came to us a graduate of V.M.I, and the life of a cadet lieutenant to a Plebe was quite a change. lie has shown abilit in athletics, leading the company to manv victories. Stars do not effect Ding; there are more important things than hooks. When his many qualities and attributes have been listed, you will hear him say, " shucks, it couldn ' t happen to a better fellow. " 4 Sergeant 1 Polo Club Radio Club II Weiglit IJfliiig Club t-3-2-1 Aeolyle Camera Club 1-3-2-1 Bugle Not Radio Club 2-1 Sergeant Russian Club 2-1 Raised in the tradition of Dr. Scholl ' s foot pads, Al spurned a future in feet to join the Class of ' 50 after spending two years at The Citadel where he first learned to beat the system. A Karsh with a camera and a hopefid Schneider on skis, Al spends much of his time cooking on his unauthorized hotplate and trying to escape it all by joining nearly every trip-giving activity in the Corps. 2-1 3 1 Torn from the life of a " swabhie " ; from the roots of fraternity life at Georgia Tech and then transplanted to West Point is the sad tale of this flower of Southern manhood. Any day you ' re likely to find this young Atlas ga Iv swinging from the highbar, shoot- ing skeet, or playing basketball. This honey dripping rebel has won the admiration of all his classmates and also many of the fairer sex. Gynuiastics Numerals Camera Club 4-3 Corporal Sergeant „a«ii ALLAiN P. SCHULL THOMAS DAVID SCOFIELD Chicago Illinois Opp Alabama 336 Tilt ' uiiK man . ui smiled liclori ' hrcakfasi, (lif never missed Cliaplain Piille " s prc-dawn sessions), " l- ' ather Joe. " tackled the corrupting influences at the Academy witli vigor, lie achieved distinction as a scholar, fencer, dehaler, horsemati. and holy roller. We expect to see Joe carrv into other fields th - keen perspective with which he anah zed the young ladies and wish him the best. 3-2-1 Fencing Monogram Polo Chil. Debate Couneil Corporal Sergeant 3-2-1 2 1 Carl was alwa s willing to hel|) anyone at any time, no matter how biisv he was with his own affairs. He had his finger in a great many of the activities of the Corps. lie never had much trouble bhifTnig the Academic Departments, a fact that left him free to devote a great part of his time to the Pistol Club and other activities. His cheerful attitude and willingness to work will carry him far. Sergeani 1 Pistol Team Manager Pistol Club Vice-President 4-3 3 3-2-1 Ernie, better known as " Ears " and readily distinguishable by his amphibious gait, was one of our more outstanding swimmers. His ability to croon like Vaughn Monroe made him even more accept- able to feminine charms (if this were possible). With his tales of U.S.M.A.P. days, affable personality, and humor, he was welcome everywhere, just as he will always be as he goes through his Army career. Football 4 Class Treasurer 1 Numerals Corporal 2 Chapel Choir 3-2-1 Lieutenant 1 Hop Manager 4-3-2-1 Battalion Adjulanl Chairman JOSEPH FAY SHANKLE Fort Worth Texas CARL EVALD STONE ERNEST COLLINS THOMAS Rock Island Illinois Leavenworth Kansas 33: Better known as Lament (I squint, but I do not need glasses) Wood, he has endeared himself by his self portraits and famous drawings. His imfailing memory is his outstanding characteristic, as he says " Which sack is mine? " ' Spike carries with him a good mood and that cross coimtry vitality. We wish him the best of luck in everything, and we still bet he is the first of us to marr} . Cross Country Minor " A " Pistol Club Mortar 2-1 3 Pointer 4-3- Co-Editor Pointer Calendar Sergeant 1 Frank was one of those gifted few cadets who could stay high in his class with very little book work. Though reading is one of his favorite hobbies, Frank never let it stand between him and excelling in sports, whether it was lacrosse, football, tennis, or handball that was at hand. He will always be remembered as a swell guy and a true friend to every cadet with whom he came in contact. Lacrosse 4-3 Corporal Handball Chd. 3-2-1 Lieutenant Radio Club 2 Bugle Notes 4-3-2-1 Business Manager Living with Chapie is a constant game of guessing what is going on behind the engaging, somewhat sly smile on his face. Having a definite opinion on any subject, it is hard to win an arginneni with cheerful, easygoing Hersch. A lover of athletic compelition. " Hawk " can always be relied on for a game. His ability for frank and level-headed appraisal of any situation will serve him well. 1 Basketball Baseball 11. .| Manage French Club 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 1-3-2-1 3 Radio Club Corporal Captain WALTER ALEXANDER WOOD Washington, D. C. 1-2 CHARLES FRANCIS BAISH, JR. HERSCHEL E. CHAPMAN Tacoma, Washington K-2 Rolfe, Iowa 338 i 1st Row: Todd, Detherow, Goldsmith, Nelson, Griffin, Novak, Eamhart, Hemenway, York, Schwoob, Quinn, Pick. 2nd Row: Magee, Gabriel, Thompson. 3rd Row: Wilson, Baish, Small, McDaniel, Pettit, Wolf. 4th Row: Chapman, Wegner, Schnoor, Liechtv, Libert. K-2 COMPANY JLHIS is it. " We have heard that statement many times, on 1 July 1949. at Buckner, on Camid, on Beast Details, and many others. But now the big day is here and this is really the " IT " we have worked for. Today we remember: Chappies elbow ehips, Leo ' s Varga girls, Deane ' s first Plebe Year, Ted " s railroad, Todd — our " wheel, " Charlies SJ mail carrier. Herbs " Radio, Inc., " Ward ' s Dodgers, Ed — the company youngster, Andy and Drew, Don vs. Jimmie, Goldies trip to Annapolis, Nelson ' s ' T gotta question Joe, " Griffin ' s " I gotta answer Nellie, " George ' s storms. Martin ' s " rodos, " Thompson the Company K-2 Tactical Officer and Cadet Company Commander: Ma- jor Edwards, Cadet Chapman. 339 1st Rniv: Huff, Johnson, Hill, Glossbrenner, Sheridan, Ingram. 2ii(l Roic: Dingman, Bauers, Derrick. 3ra Roiv: Scheuniann, Samiielson, Kelly, Moretli. Wi Roic: Rolh. Zwerling, Cor- rigan, Larsen. 5th Rotv: Walsey, Miller, Rogers, Carter. 1st Row: Hansard, Harrison, Duerr, Brown, Lennon, Ceglowski. 2nd Row: Collier, Sell, Dun- mire, McClelland. 3i(l Row: Jordan, Kelsey, Freeman, Kiefer. Itli Row: OSullivan, Brian, Watkins, Pendleton, Flanagan, Alderman, Lewis, Rainev, Shields, West, Wilson, Bergeson. shutterbug, Woodrovv — company hive, " All State " Detherow, David ' s school for Plebes. Rene ' s terse statements. Uncle Ed ' s " Silver Dollar, ' ' Frank ' s " K " Squad. Jack ' s rattlesnakes, Hal ' s handball prowess, Schvvoob ' s laundry, and of course our birthdav parties. All these mem- ories we take with us today as we finally get our diplomas. We have tried to lead in our last year — only the other classes know if we have succeeded. In our next work we will be separated but our class will always be together. 340 1st Row: Gilniarlin, Rhyne, Connor, alters, Ravelo, Semerjian. 2nrl Roiv: Guardino, Keithlv, Jackson, Hazlebeck, Mleko, Wielga. 3rd Roiv: Hilley, Wells, Dinges, Grubhs, Schweitzer, Strickland, Yale. 4th Row: Luliy, Davis, Carter, Bartlett, Zipp, Graham, Effer. i ! After applying Detherow ' s oonstani rather iinsuccfissfiill t i aca- demics, Greensburg ' s All-Anieriean turned his attention to tlie more promising fields of intramural sports and music, (jenerouslv giving of his tirjie and talent to those activities which be?ieflted and entertained us, Ralph made friends of ail who knew him. Ills ready sense of humor makes him not the ( ' op) , hut the original. Goat Foolliall 2 lOOth Nile Show 2-1 Chapel Choii t-3-2-1 Howitzer 1-3 Glee Club 1-3-2-1 Corporal 2 Dance Ban.l 1-3-2-1 Lieutenant T North Carolina gave the sports world and the Army two of its beloved sons — Charlie .lustice and (ieorge Earnhart. Coming to us via NCU. George played brilliant defensive hall amid clouds of yellow chalk dust on the classroom gridiron. As the echo of the final gun fades across the plain, Ge orge sets his sights South and prepares to build bigger and better Kilroys open for all. Radio Club 3-2 Sergeant 1 Easygoing is the word that best describes Charlie. Regulations and academics were taken in stride with minimum effort. Elven snow and ice failed to dim this loyal Tarheel ' s high spirits. Sports, especially football, were his first love, closely followed by music and dancing. Gabe ' s ever-present smile, even temperament, and warm, sincere manner rate him tops with his many friends. Football t-3-2-1 Fishing Club 2-1 Basketball 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Baseball 4-3-2-1 Regimental Sergeant Major RALPH HOYT DETHEROW Greensburg Kansas 1 GEORGE NORMAN KAKiNHAKI Tarboro North Carolina CHARLES ALMN (.ABRIEL LiNCOLNTON North Carolina 341 JOHN WALSH GOLDSMITH HiLO Hawaii When the trade winds of Hawaii brought Goldie to the Academy, they brought a man whose hkeable character won him many friends. Goldie has added many amusing incidents to our otherwise drab existence. His athletic powers have made him outstanding in Softball, basketball, and golf. A genial and always sacking wife, a frank and loyal friend. Goldie will always be close to us in the future. Basketball Weight Lifting Club Radio Club Model Railroad Club Sergeant H you don ' t know, ask Joe what ' s wrong with the system or who batted 263.4 in the Piedmont League in " 09. His prep school name of " Statistics " did not suffer at the Point. Although Joe took the Law of Conservation of Energy seriously he missed little and was always ready to participate in any type of athletics, baseball his specialty. Joe, are you sure Maryland is a suburb of Fredericks 2-1 i Baseball Monogram Football Radio Club Sergeant Regimentation at West Point? Not for this cadet. Ward was, per- haps, the greatest individualist to attend the Academy since Poe. Always ready to argue with anyone, anytime, as a backer of mid- western supremacy in all fields. Intensely interested in music and sports he spent more after taps time timed to WMGM than any other cadet. Ernie lived by his motto: " Don ' t think, you ' ll weaken the team. " Basketball 4-3-2-1 Radio Club Monogram Fishing Club Track 4 Sergeant Numerals i Irll,:i JOSEPH IKUNDLE GRIFFIN, JR. WARD W . ilEMENWAI Frederick Maryland Mt. Verinon Iowa 342 Hal ' s ability to play handball brought the 1948 Eastern Collegiatf Handball Chain[»i()nshii) lo West Point. His copious rapacity to laugh and have a good time will alwa s win liini many friends. Those who want a loyal frien l. inlelligenl talker, and industrious worker will find these attributes in the man from Manhattan, lie deserves the best in life and the best of success. Handball Clul. Captain i-:5-:i-i Model Kailroad Club Sergeant Gifted with an appreciation of the more aesthetic things of life, Herb spent countless happ hours in the sack. Early to solve the enigma of academics, he was always on the verge of obtaining stars. When his interest in a problem was aroused, he pursued it to meticulous completion. His pleasing personal character will mark him well as an efficient and capable officer and gentleman. Camera Clul) Radio Club 2-1 2-1 Corporal Lieutenant Coming to West Point via the University of Arizona, Jack brought to the Academy a versatility seldom paralleled. A true hive, it was not unusual to find hiin reading seven books at the same time. As a living perpetual motion machine, he was alwaNs taking part in some form of athletics. His over-abundance of energv will never let him rest luitil he reaches the top. 3 4 4 1 Tennis 1 Fencing Squash 2-1 Polo Clul Minor " A ' Pointer Navy Star Sergeant Captain HAROLD LIBERT New York New York u J Tri I HERSCHEL HERBERT LIECHTY, JR. JOHN ARTHUR MAGEE, JR. Trinidad Colorado Tucson Arizona 343 PAUL BLAINE McDANIEL Mac comes to West Point after 3 years in the Army, including service as a lieutenant in Japan. Football, sack, his " Silver Dollar " grill (delicious food, superb entertainment and service), and posses- sion of the massive visible image (the big picture) all contributed to make Mac ' s path through the Academy smooth. His achieve- ments as a cadet can only be surpassed by his future in the Army. Football 4-3-2-1 Numerals Monogram Major " A " Wrestling 4 Monogram I Nineteen months in the V-12 ' s gave the big Swede the right to boast of being one of the few sailors who never saw any water. An excellent athlete, he greatly boosted our intramural sports. Always ready for a party, and prejudiced to black Buick convertibles. Bill looks forward to the June Day when the Superintendent hands him his racing form and orders South Gate to swing wide open. Radio Club 2-1 General Committee 2-1 Corporal 2 Sergeant 1 Football Goat Football Track 4-3 2 4 Radio Club Sergeant 3-2 1 Don had to come only five miles from Cornwall-on-Hudson to K Company. Once here his ever-present smile and easygoing attitude won for him innumerable friends as well as the captaincy of the soccer team. The Air Force is getting a B-36-size man with a great capacity for getting along with people, one more at home with a javelin or a handball than with a slide rule or a pentode. Soccer 1-3 Minor " A " Navy Star Captain Track 4-3 Numerals Monogram Major " A " Navy Star Handball Club Radio Club (Corporal Sergeant Leitchfield Keintucky WILLIAM hKKDKKlCK NELSON WiNDOM Minnesota DON GERALD NOVAK CoR VALL-o -H Dso Neav York 344 " Mtililllt is acliie,,. open, mm 10 inialliiii «illiajrfi If you ever want someone to laugh at your jokes, or give you a lift when you are feehng low, see Dave. You ' ll never (inil a warmer welcome, nor a more Io al friend. Many are the eadels who can altrihute iheir survival of Plehe academics lo l)ave " s eoacliing. Hul the (|ualilies which will always endear him to all who truly know him arc his energ , exuberance, and excessive generosity. Squash Debate Council Howitzer 1 3 4-3 Pointer Sergeant 4 Football 4. Radio Club 3 4-3-2-1 (German ( iliib 3 Sergeant 1 A man of greater self confidence is seldom found. Right or wrong, Andv labored at every problem until a conclusion was reached. He will be reiuembered for his friendly manner and his ability to add zest to an gathering. Never to be forgotten are his struggles with tenths and the T.D. over which graduation signifies his triumph. A semi-radical at heart, Andy will secure glory on a path of his own. Tennis Numerals Sqiiasli Numerals Letter In and out of the Armv all his life, Ed finally donned the Cadet grev at the tender age of 17. With goals and opinions that com- manded respect, his sense of evaltiation and observations made him a valuable confidant. Throughout his four years of lacrosse, Ed raised manv a welt with his stick. Alwa s fighting for the last " tenth " , Ed ' s determination and strong character will gain him many successes. Lacrosse 4-3-2-1 Manager Monogram Mortar 3 Camera Club 2-1 Sergeant 1 DAVID PAGE PETTIT Warrenton Virgima (Vois LEWIS ANDREW PICK, IK. EDWARD BARNEY ULINN Auburn Alabama Ogden Utah 345 Dean entered West Point with the irresolute determination of a Missouri mule trader. This determination was diverted into one channel, to become a graduate of West Point, and all the Academic Board could do in the form of turnouts did not, in fact, could not, stifle this determination. His broad grin and his readiness to help won friendship for him from all with whom he came in contact. Ski Club 4-3 Camera Club 4-3 Fishing Club 4-3-2-1 Duty Committee 2-1 Skeet Club 4-3 Corporal 2 Radio Club 3-2-1 Supply Sergeant 1 Naturally intelligent and alert. Bill could have graduated without cracking a book; but his desire to do well has placed him high in the class. Studies, however, never slowed his social life. A true Californian, Bill ' s tales of " Sunny Cal " grew more vivid as the snow deepened. He took everything in stride, moving through cadet life with his congenial, likeable manner unchanged. Engineer Football Russian Club Radio Club (Chapel Choir 3 4-3 4-3-2-1 Model Railroad Club Howitzer Academic Coach Sergeant 3-2-1 4 3-1 1 Out of the buckin " horse country, with a crinkle faced, warm, toothy smile, comes a master of plain and fancy stories, a maker of fast friends and a man of luiyielding frankness and serious en- deavors. When the poker deck is riffled and the chips are stacked, when the billiard balls echo, who is there who knew him who will not remember Marty, his green boots, and cry of " Lets Rodo! " Football 4 Fishing Club 1 Dialectic Society 4 Weight Lifting Club 1 Radio Club 100th Nite Show Sergean t 3-2-1 2-1 1 DEAN FREDERICK SCHNOOR New Cambria Missouri onli »b«l 5|i,Hl.Cri ;ai " ■ ' » ' ' jeaR llifii jliTfam Eijiiw ' f " BidioClub Diiiiiiirj« lioiuil ' jo " .lir Fiirce. law-fan ' itfaruln a fi itn Jliinosffl laj« " A ClffCliili fffner k l im off ll ,lir(. ' iir|ij.a IB arli-l ' j I mmai ' l, A lis |io-lfR a Ftlnl rinj Cliili in Club Rin Commilli WILLIAM 11 W KD SCHWOOB Placentia California MARTIN JOSEPH SMALL Laramie Wyoming 346 ' bite ' " ' " III Dili ' Mo|i,| Haft, Always willing to discuss Maine — " God ' s Country, that is " — Tom is a typical " down Easter " whose seriousness is tempered by an ever ready smile. His philosophy is ihal " you get out of lile only what vou put into it. " Frequently seen with his Howitzer Speed-Gra{)hic, he is one of the few cadets who ever made Charlie say " Cheez. " Tom ' s greatest love is his OAO who " stuck four vears througli. " Rifle Team 4-3 French Club 3-2 Ski Team 2-1 Howitzer 1-3 Engineer Foe Iball 2 Sports Pholt Keillor Radio Clul) 2-1 Sergeant 1 " IllillllJll lira m iff. A tri ivid as Ik Of tliroaii Do }our job to the best of our ability, and retain th( warm affec- tion of vour friends — that ' s Bill Todd. Bill spent four years in the Air Force, and his interests here have centered mainly around lacrosse and keeping one jump ahead of the Academic Department. His faculty for always being prepared when called upon to make a spot decision will undoubtedly serve him well. Lacrosse Monogram Major " A " Glee Club Radio Club 4-3-2-1 Chapel Choir 3 Corporal 2 Captain 1 4-3-2-1 ReKimenlal Commander Wegner the answer man — a repartee for every statement. Weg threw off the oke of Chicago ' s ganglands, spent three years in Air Corps, and landed at West Point. With worldly knowledge and areslaclfiHJ an artist ' s hand, he was the friend of all with whom he came in contact. A Michelangelo and an Al Capp wrapped into one, his posters and cartoons shall forever be classified as works of art. Pistol 3-2 Howitzer 3-2-1 Fishing Club 1 Art Editor Art Club 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 Ring Committee 4-3-2-1 Lieutenant 1 anialini serious ei ini iilid 111 L 0 % NELSON LOKEN THOMPSON Portland Maine WILLIAM SIMMONS TODD, JR. White Plains New York LEONARD WILLIAM WEGNER, JR. Chicago Illinois 347 " If you want the right answer, just ask Woodrow. " How often have we heard that statement! His stars indicate his brilhance, but his genius cannot be fully comprehended without hearing him recite a chem lesson verbatim. Adept as an instructor, his coaching saved many cadets. Appreciative, even when you get him a " D " drag, versatile, unselfish, and loyal — that ' s Woodrow. Fencing Debate Council Dialectic Society German Club Honor Committee 4-3-2-1 4 4-3 3-2 2-1 Mortar Board Stars Corporal Sergeant 3 4-3-2 German Club 3-2 Mortar 3 Corporal 2 Sergeant 1 A connoisseur of savory food, good music and pulchritudinous women, this Frenchman has the mark of a gentleman. His near- star work in academies stamps him as a scholar. A loyal Cali- fornian, WolFs sense of htimor, quick wit, and readiness with a few thousand words on anv subject have enabled him to withstand the rigors of climate and cadet life with a miniiniun of effort. Boxing 4 Numerals Water Polo Club 4-3- President Radio Club 2 The time Ted spent in the Army was filled with ga , gala moments, as he was on his way toward becoming a " flv-bov " . However, the day he entered West Point he became a quiet, unassmning person who got along well with everyone. He is fine and resourceful and will exploit all those advantages that the future holds in order to achieve the success that is due him. Handball Club 4-3 lOOlh Nile Show 2-1 Model Railroad Club 3-2-1 Pointer 4-3 President Sergeant 1 li ROBERT MARIS WILSON EvANSTON Illinois RENE ARTHUR WOLF Sa Diego California TIIKODOKK ROBERT YORK HoLYOKE Massachusetts 348 fin recj tne defe lure (loin llii liiilii 1st Kdh: Urewry. Mueller. Mather, Brinkerhoff. Samsey. Tonningsen. Loyd, Howell. Packer. 2iul Ruw: Brown, Adams, Reinhart, (Jriehliiig. 3rrl Ron-: Slaplelon, Sampson, Kammerer, Galiffa. 4th Row: Lee, Underwood, Rupple, Parks, Freedman. 5th Row: Ball, Kowell, Taekus. L-2 COMPANY XHE tired old tramp shuffled down the road. Finally he stopped to rest and as old people are prone to do he began to recall old times — of his days at West Poiiit and of the characters he knew. He thought of Gitch grow ing rhubarb; of Milo, Chuck, and Brink defending California to the last fruit tree; of Lindy and his honor lec- tures; of Phil sewing up his shorts. He wonders how Al and R.R. are doing ui the infantry; if Herb yet sings " My Bonnie " ; if Ken is still selling used clothes; if Rup is still squeezing the cards; if Jim continues hiding the sign-up list; if George is worrying about lates; if Al ever got Company L-2 Taclical Odieer and Cadet Company Commander: Lt. Col. Norris, Cadet Ball. 349 1st Roll-: Craigie, Smith, Keesling. Verks, Flem- ing, Mueller, Haggren. 2nd Row: Anderson, Mc- Gann, Collins, Reeve. 3rd Rotv: Slrealdorf, Gilbertson, Dunlap, Meyer. 4th Row: Allen, Vandenberg. Parkins. 5th Row: Barnett, Steele, Owens, Sartin. 1st Row: Carey, Travis, Swanson, Eachus. Hogan, Weinert, Cloiigli, Selkis. 2iid Row: Roberts RJ. Vogel, Lane. DriskiU. 3rd Row: Zeigler, Haas. Eisenhart. Sharp. 4th Row: Selleck, llayford, Deverill, Pedrick. 5th Ron-: Roosma, Martin, Roberts HK, Shv. Dav, Raiford. Palmer. rid of the sock bags; if Whoop and Don are still improvising tunes. He thinks of Red and Stan tuning condensers; of Tupes bow legs; o£ Bud and his roller skates; of Ed ' s sweat suit; of the Goats airplane locker. He recalls Sam defending Huey Long; of Paul ' s 100 watt bulb; the General reviewing the Civil War; of Galif hunting for the Gulf of Pohai. The old man shook his head and stood up. It was time to be moving so he started down the road with his head tilted to the right. 1st Row: Phipps, Jamie.son. Carter, Ileiberg, Sammons, Peterson. 2nd Rote: Merrill, W alker, Murrell. 3rd Rinc: Clay, Ellis, Wilson, Sutton. 4th Row: Vogel, Roderick, Young. 5th Roiv: Davis, Martin, Bouknight, Jones. Oth Row: Turrill, Ramsgate, Harris. Tth Row: Speir, Araskog. Bauer, Greer. 350 Spending fonr Ncars willi a buddy like W Iioojht. our hoslon Army Hrat, makes llie lime fl , for we don " l want to give n|» sneli a good wife. His s(at)ili( and iniderslanding have eased us over nian a rougl) spot along the way. With his anil ition. his many friends, liis ahiMt with the women, " Napoleon ' s Maxims " , and a winning smile, sueeess is simply a matter of lime (or Vt hooper. Dialeclic Society 2-1 l.iciilriKiiil 1 ( ' orporal 2 A group of Tennessee reeruits stared at the Oglethrope drill master. " This is it, " whispered George ' s eompanion. Later after winning a hash mark, those words returned as he labored up the hill from the station to Central Area. At times the Aeademie Department made him wish he had never seen that drill sergeant, but he was heard to remark as graduation approached, " This is it! " Lacrosse t Corporal Camera Clul) 3-2-1 Captain Chapel Clioir 4-3-2-1 Bud eame to the Academy from St. Paul a natural born skater destined to be known bv his exploits at Smith Kink. His deceptive good looks belied the rugged man he was and explains wh he was never at a loss with women. He was a better than average scholar who took his studies seriously, yet always had time for extracur- ricular activities and an occasional blind drag to help a buddy. Hockey 4-3-2-1 Numerals Monogram Major " A " Radio Club Debate Council German Club Sergeant 4-2 3 1 DWIGHT LYMAN ADAMS Charlottesville Virgima GEORGE L. BALL WARNER T. BONFOEY Hendersoin Tennessee St. Paul Minnesota 351 Knowing 13rink has been a fine experienee. Whatever he allenipted, he did with his whole heart. Whether athleties, academics, or ope- rating, you could always recognize the Urinkerhoff touch. It was a pleasure to argue or just swap stories with him as he always made the smallest point seem world-shaking in importance. Heredity has its points, but there will never be another like him. Football 4 Special Program Committee Swimming 4-3 Assistant Chairman Russian Club 3-2-1 Stars 4-3 Debate Council 4-3-2 -1 Sergeant 1 Although Tupes shoidder insignia are those of a second lieutenant, it is common knowledge that he is a Southern Colonel on detached service. His presence at West Point was arranged by a modified Five Year Plan designed to correct the Yankee impression that they won the war. He achieved success in his good will mission bv using his amicable personality and keen himior. 4 Football Numeral Swimming Pistol Club Sergeant h ii fi.4 lid Between many diversified stories and unusual experiences, old J.C. has kept his roommates pretty well occupied but more than happy. Pleasant and easygoing but always conscious of his buddies and his jobs, Jim has proven to all who know him that the Air Force will look forward to this addition as well as the company will be sorry to lose his personality. Good luck. Senator Drewrv. Lacrosse Boxing Corporal Lieutenant JOHN R. BRINKERHOFF Santa Ana California HOWARD GALLAWAY BROWN TuPELLO Mississippi JAMES CURTIS DREWRY, JR. Harrison Arkansas 352 Who said " Stonefacey " " Sinile " is a lictlcr name! Ed originally started at Yale, but we ' re might) glad that he didn ' t stay there. Stead) as a rock, this lad has man) interests in every field, includ- ing the hills. Whether it ' s sports or literaliire. musi ' or the mili- tary, Ed ' s determination has })ushed him to the fore. liile (|iiile a hive, his onl) . ' .0 average is in winning friends. Debale ( Hiiiril (German (Miil 3-2-1 (:. r| i; l Sor caiU " All-Ameriean Pope " rings a bell for many sport fans throughout the entire eountr) but onl) his roommates know his real troubles and desir es. (Graduation and marriage will fill his desires completeh , so we join the man people that know the Donora Kid will be more than an average asset to the ohl Arniv. Good luck to vou, Arnold, you stand at the top of our list for always. Fooil.all Basketball Baseball 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 Corporal Sergeant Although the pride of Denver ' s parochial schools reported to the Superintendent ' s wife upon arrival, it wasn ' t long until he caught on to the s) stem. Coming from college, he was adapted to the routine in academics. As time went on. he developed a soft heart for boxing which resulted in a soft jaw. Never to be outdone, Al was alwa) s aggressive and conscientious to the best of his ability. 4 Boxing Acolyte Missal Reader 4-3-2-1 2-1 3 Calbolir Choir Corporal EDWARD P. FREEDMAN TORRINGTON CONNECTICUT ARNOLD ANT11()N GALll 1- A ALIKEI) LEE CKlKhLINt, Donora Pennsylvania Denver Colorado 353 ■ Jim arrived here as a member of the Class of " 49. However, attack- ing his YearHng French with more boldness than brilliance, he suffered a defeat which turned him back to join ' 50. Since then he has been successful in his academic endeavor. Even so. Jim, a General Committee member, considers his greatest accomplishment to be the elimination of fish from the mess hall on F ' ridax nights. General Commit lee lOOlh Nile Show 2-1 4 Sergeant JAMES GRANT HOWELL Arlington Virginia Many men came to these grey walls to excel in sports or extra- curricular activities, but Red came to studv and to roam the woods with his flock of girl friends. Although Red did not get " stars " , he did learn calculus and the woods. In fact Red is one of the few cadets who put his two hard years of M.T. » G. to use. Our parting wish is that " The Air Force mess halls have clean silverware. " Radio Club German Club 1-3-2-1 3-2-1 Know Jim? The goat P ' s do! They know him as the hard worker wiio buys his tenths with the hairs from his head. " Smooth " ap- plies also to his track form, to his Southern drawl and his courtly Southern manner. Nothing seems to trouble this North Carolinian; and when times are hard, you can look to Jim for that winning smile, the smile which has helped him win his innumerable close friends. Track 3-2 Ilowilzer Portuguese Club 1 Corporal Dialectic Society 1 Sergeant Special Programs Committee 2 MARTIN LA EK. E KAMMERER Rapid City Soi th Dakota Scott " s Hill JAMES M. LEE North Carolina 354 After four years of hazing b) the " D " list, in the final tally Goat was pro. Frank also spent six months as King of the Area as the result of an adventurous escapade. Frank ' s stay has had its brighter side, too, indidging in his hobbies of model building, fish- ing, and hunting. As a true outdoor man with a liking for hiking, Frank vili be a natural in the Paratroop Infantry. 4-1 lOOlh Nile Show Rin - Goui luill M...lc-I Airplane Club Srcro 1 ar y Treasurer lOOlh Nil Sergeant 2-1 1 Before entering est Point, Lin served two ears as an infantry lieutenant. Besides being an outstanding athlete, husky Lin stood higii in academies. Not onh did he fill th ' heavv weight slot on the Arniv wrestling team for four years, but he also has been a prom- inent member in the Glee Club and Choir. With an infantry bark- ground, Lin has chosen the rniored Force for his branch. Football 1 Fishins Club 2-1 Wrestling; Soccer Chapel Choir CleeClub P..I. ' s is the brain that not only got himself stars but kept his roommates from getting the big stars. But it is not for his brilliance nor the fact that the volume of his brain is exceeded only bv that of his nose that we remember him most. His ready willingness to help others and his confidence in an situation create the deep respect and the warm friendship which we all covet. 1 Fishing Club 2 4-3-2-1 Honor Commillee 1 3-2-1 Corporal 2 4-3-2-1 Lieutenant 1 4-3-2-1 Russian Clul) 3-2-1 Special Programs Commillee 3-2-1 Debate Council 4-3 Stars 4-3-2 Corporal Captain Battalion Conimamler FKAiNK RILEY LOYU Laramie Wyoming LINWOOD BERTRUM MATHER PAUL J. MUELLER PiKESviLLE Maryland Washington D. C. 355 Al joined our little Home-on-the-Hudson via the Army Air Corps and although the big bovs forbade his wearing dark glasses, we know that he lives to fly. Nevertheless, he has made quite a reeord on the ground, both in winning athletic awards and in endearing himself to all he has met. And he will continue to do well, be he leading our Air Force or the Ward ' s Corner Delegation. 1-3-2-1 Wreslling 4 Track Major FoolLall Wreslling ( ' orporal Lieulenanl ALLAN R. PACKER Marshalltown This shv Southern lad impressed us at first bv vawning through Beast Barracks, scoffing at Plebe Year, and telling of the " rat line " at V.M.L We soon learned that his friendliness is deeply sincere, and that he is the best roommate two luckv guys could have. Gitchv has endeared himself to the hearts of all of us here; with women strung from Carolina to Budapest, his future is secure. oxing 1 Chapel Chimer 4-3-2-1 )ialeclic Socielv 3-2-1 Sunday School Teacher 2-1 )ebate Council 2-1 Sergeant 1 Four years ago a young man with stars i n his eyes came to West Point. A year later he moved these stars from his eyes to his collar and they have remained there ever since. Stan has lived down this disgrace by his willingness to help the goats and his inability to sweep the floor properlv. We advise the Artillery to be sure that Stan, the m opic, always has his glasses on the range. Russian Club lOOlh Nile Show Stars Sergeant 4-3-2 1 Illilvli Iowa HOWARD NIXON PARKS Newberry South Carolina STANLEY ERIC REINHART, JR. Birmingham Michigan 356 After making a false start, Milo has brought the race to an end. Time: o ears. Milo ' s biggest obstacle was the Iron (iiirtain of the Russian Dept.. but even this had its loopholes. Once past the Iron Curtain he had little trouble demolishing the olislaeles the Aca- demic Dept. put in his path. With his friendliness and his dclcrmi- nation, Ti ier is now readv for tiie Arms. Football Swinmiinji Minor " A " Navv Star 4-3-2 Kin ; ( ! »inniillee ScrtreaiU 4-3-2-1 1 From the plains of Kansas to the highlands of the Hudson came a tall redheaded ex-marine one fateful .]u in 1946. Red brought with him no mean athletic abilit but suffered some rough luck Yearling Year because of injuries. I lis knack for wrangling " sack tickets " out of the hospital has been a source of amazement and envy for his roonunates. A confirmed optimist, he is welcome any- where. Football Numerals Monogram Fishing Club Sergeant 2-1 1 From the coal fields of West Virginia came our prodigv. armed with an intense desire and ability to succeed as a cadet. Never losing sight of his objective, Don has found time to indidge in numerous activities, his most successful specidations being those of the op- posite sex. " Large " is the first and lasting impression of Don be- cause of his size, appetite, smile, and number of friends. Track 4 Debate Council 2-1 Sunday School Teacher 3-2-1 Mortar 3 Modef Railroad Club 3-2 Pointer 2-1 Portuguese Club 3-1 Sergeant 1 Dialectic Society 3-2-1 MILO DAVID ROWELL Fresno California LINDSAY CRAIG RIPPLE Manhattan Kan.- DONALD EARL SAMPSON Williamson West Virginia 357 Phil came to West Point well prepared for the rigors of academics. Besides standing near the top of the class in his studies, he found time to show interest in other fields. Proof of his high I.Q. is evident in his choice of an O.A.O. who is soon to claim him from our bachelor ranks. Although his class standing woidd indicate the Engineers as a branch, he has chosen the Armored Force. Football 4 Radio Club 2-1 Engineer Foolbali 2 lOOlh Nite Show 3-2-1 Model Railroad Club 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 German Club 3-2-1 It isn ' t the Air Corps anymore, it ' s the Air Force! Remember that, will you? Smitty came to West Point after two years as an officer in the Air Corps and has made an enviable record during his stay at the Academy. He was always loyal to his man friends, and to any job to which he was assigned. He will make a worthy addition to his second love and branch of his choice, the U.S.A. F. 1-3-: Foolbali Numerals Monogram Track Numerals -1 Hop Manager Corporal Sergeant 4-3-2-1 1 A true " Southern Gentleman " , Sam came from Louisiana State University ' s leisurely campus to the Yankee plains of West Point. He brought with him a rare abilit of being able to add a humorous twist to the most trying situations. Hour spirits got low. we coidd aiwa s look to Sam for rejuvenation. As long as he is stationed below the Mason-Dixon line, his Army career will be happ . Radio Club Spanish Club Skecl Club 4-3 4-3-2-1 2-1 Corporal Lieutenant PHILLIP BKLCE SAMSEY Toledo Ohio RONALD ROBERT SMITH Kansas City Kansas SAMUEL LEROY STAPLETON St. Francisville Louisiana 358 i Eas to laiifjlil ' T. slow to temper. Ken kept our lives bright with his wit and ever rea«l liinnor. Known widelx as a dervish on the dance floor, as a gallant ladies " man. and as a social lion of tlie first order, he entered lull into Academv life. Ihougli he spent mucli time in the sack and did not win academic lanrels. Ken has proven to be a stout c )ni|)anion and a good friend to all. 100th Nile Sliow Art Club llowil er Sergeant 2- I When the A AK. in conjtinction with (California, consented to the release of its fighting gunner and Chamber of (lommerce repre- sentative. Chuck and his B-f bag ent ' red West Point, " f " wears two stars on his B-robe as a result of sciiflles with the Academic Department. However, all this has not changed (Ihnck because his one ambition is lo repack his H-l bag and rcliirii lo the Air Force. Track Rifle Cross Coiinlrv Spoiial I ' ro] Ilowilzer Sereeanl iiiDs ( iiiininil te 1-3- 1-3 Herb arrived at the Point directh from the Armx and was a serious minded cadet. This Southern born Don Juan was a con- firmed Yankee and a true connoisseur of women, who were second only to his dad. Each weekend found }Jerb " snaking " at the hop. He solved his problems with an open mind and sticceeded in keep- ing his classmates in good spirits b) singing in his easily recognized monotone. Fencing Lacrosse Camera Club Moilel Airplane Club Serm-an I KENNETH A. TACKUS West Hartford Con ecticut CHARLES FREDERICK TONNINGSEN Las Vegas Nevada HERBERT P. RUSSELLVILLE UNDERWOOD Alabama 359 360 1st Roiv: Criclilon, Whealon. Kulpa. Tiillidjic. A Ion. Malllifv. Jeiiiiiug.-. V addell. 2ii l Row: Lear, Poage, Miller, Rising. 3nl Roiv: Fitts, Slavins, McKinnev, Learv. Itli Ran: Trent, Leiser, Brandes. Dielens. Stlt Raiv: Kelliim, Pohli, Tormey, Rogers. Cani|diell. Gaillard.Nnlting M-2 COMPANY It may come as a shock to the overlords, but we (cadets, mind you) once had a thought. We used to dream happily on the day of resurrection and try to conceive of what joy would overcome us upon our rebirth. There was always that grim doubt that the glorious event would ever occur but now that " we ' ve not much longer here to stay " we find ourselves in the peculiar predicament of one who has beat his head against a wall to the point of numbness and is reluctant to stop for fear that the numbness will leave and the pain will begin. Perhaps our necessarily mute thoughts find a voice in the words of The Prophet Company Ml! TaiLical ( )Hiicr am Cadet Coni|ian) Commander: Ma jor Harmeling, Cadel Dielens. kjt, 9C» .s( Klin: Wfyaiul. Snyder, O ' Neill, Joliiison, Kriesin er. l iui lioif: Jacobs, Ahsliire, Narire, Sii.-s. II.-cI.Iml ' .t. (.,.ii lns. SnI Km,: l..r{;an, liin ' . I ' llniMacl. I l.inlrirks. Itli Kim: Dai ' li. llirscli, MiCullougli. ' lli {»ic: (iwynn. Cox. as he speaks ol a similar deliverance. " Too many fragments of the spirit have I scattered in these streets . . . and I cannot withdraw from them without a burden and ache. Nor is it a thought I leave behind me, but a heart made sweet with hunger and with thirst. Yet I cannot tarry longer. For to stay, though the hours burn in the night, is to freeze and crystaUize and be bound in a mold. " So if duty insists, we ' ll just have to leave, tsk, tsk, tsk! 1st Row: HeUinger, Tixier, McGarry, Coffman, Niblack, Kimniel, Spence, King. 2n l Row: Stone, Lorenzen. Slubblehine, Senich. 3rd Roir: Cline. Pfeil, Elliotl, Liehlenwaller, Ahearn. kit Ron-: Davis, Boyles, Boyer, Smylh, Earnesl. " 5f i Rotv: Rogers, Shira, Myers. 1st Row: Kintzing, Stethem, Barkley, Swisliir McShulskis, Parks, Davis. 2n,l Roir: ' l ' r,- ..l.. Schmidt, Brisko, Crittenden. 3rd Ron-: Bcriiificr Shockcy, Linka. 4th Roiv: Smith, Cheves, Noali Seiler. 5tli Rotv: Glasgow, Kuyk, Russell. ( lh Roti: Waters, Wubbena, IVlarinaro, Bradel. Out of the heart of the parly country, came this tall, engaging and soon well liked " homme du monde " , whose principal moods were most obviously expressed in his gloom period hibernation and weekend vivacity. Bert ' s unique personality and spectacular per- formances on the football field have made him one of the most popular men of the class and one whom we look forward to seeing asain. Football Major " A ' ' Coach (;iee Club (Jbapel Choir Corporal Lieutenant 1-3-: i BERT BENTON ATON Louisville Kentucky Coming to us via the Amherst route Bill has won the friendship of all by his readiness to hel(). And help he has. for without him some members of our football team would have fallen victim to the Academic Department. As for his own athletics, tennis comes first, weather permitting. With all this other activitv he has not let down in his own studies, as the weekly tenth sheets well testify. Tennis 4-3-2-1 Stars Football 3-2-1 Spanish Club Statistician Sergeant It was a sad day at West Point when M-Co " s Navy Tac found the picture of San Francisco on the back of Dave ' s blotter. Dave was prouder of that picture than of the many caught by his own camera. Next to his home state, Dave puts sqtiash and Portuguese. Be it squash or academics, when there is a job to be done vou can coimt on West Point ' s California booster lo be in there giving his all. Camera Club 2-1 100th Nile Show 3 Portuguese Club 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 WILLIAM FKKDKKICk Chevy Chase BKAiNDKS Maryland IJW ID San Rafael Ai DEHSON CAMPBELL California 362 Service as an Avialioii (ladcl e ccll ' iill |)rc|)aic(l Ted lor West Point. Breaking two minutes in (he hall ' mile was his speciality; playing the guitar a major conlrihnlion to the enjoMiient of the Corps: and graduating high in his class a deserved award for diligent effort. A ciind)inali )n of tact, cheerfidness. ami ahilit cannot fail to make Ted a dislinci success in his chosen hranch. ' I ' ra.k Major Cross C ounlry Dance Ouheslr 1-2-1 1-3-2-1 Radio Cliili French ilu! SerpeanI :}-2-l :5-2-l 1 " Goose " , claiming the eastern seahoard as home, has succeeded in thoroughl caplivating many a belle with his winning smile and effervescing personality. Lady Fame first favored him in suhurhan Philadelphia where he shone in high school athletics. His prowess carried him far on these friendK fields of strife and has secured man friends thai will accompany him on other fields. 1-3-2-1 Football Monogram Major " A " Coach Basketball Monogram Major " A " Baseball Ninnerals Major " A " Track Hop Manager Camera (Mub Corporal Captain 4-3-2-1 1 2 1 Bill, a lo al Arm) Brat, can be counted on to bolster an company intramural team with his outstanding all-aroinid athletic ability. Possessing an easygoing nature and the abilitx to smile at reveille, he also rubbed elbows with the best of goats. Loyal to the Army all his life, his inherent integrity and humor will mark him well as an efficient and capable officer and gentleman. 2-1 Track Numerals Monogram Pistol Club 4-3-2-1 Fishing Club Corporal Color Sergeant 2 THEODORE PYLE CRICHTON Wilmington Delaware AUGUST JOHN DIELENS, JR. ViNELAND New Jersey WILLIAM THROWER FITTS, 111 Raleigh North Carolina 363 We had to find a new word to define lliis blithe spirit, this eternal optimist whose earefree attitude brought him through the maze without a scratch. So Gaillard lias become a new word in our vocabulary describing the ultimate in " good Joes " . He ' ll be re- membered as the pylon shaped wonder bov behind that trombone in ork by those who never met our most unforgettable character. 3-2-1 Lacrosse Dance Orchestra Clioir 3 1-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 Glee Club Director Sergeant Out of a hiuidred hamits throughout the country, particularly Oklahoma and Hawaii, came Rex to alternately struggle with and love West Point. His two consmning interests were the books and riding the Army nudes, his outstanding traits for making and keeping friends, conscientiousness and generosity. One feels that here is already one of the best, with something even better yet to come. Polo Mule Rider Duly Commlllee Tackle, Goal Team 4 Corporal 1 Sergeant 2-1 Battalion Sergeant Majo 1 A perfectionist on the gridiron and in the ring. Bill is M-Co. " s proof that " a good big man is better than a good little man. " Out- side of a few scraps with the Academic Department and being j)lagued bv a score of nicknames, Haynesvilies gift to the U.S.M.A. has found the last four ears smooth sailing. Bill ' s warm southern personality and reath humor will be long remembered bv the class of " 50. FRANK GAILLARD Sewanee Tennessee Football M onogram Major " A " Navy Star Boxing Minor " A " Co-Caj tain Fishing Club Katlio Club Corporal Sergeant 2-1 3-2-1 2 1 I,:, 111 (r;i.lfl« iiiiii: I iir III ' li laLiii? ' Iiavcpla Triii r«illall l„ll»!l Niiinffi 0»r(inil ■Lfo klhlliri of his I ' ll t m anil CJlillllJ foi Pi il Cliaiifltti) lirpmi Ijiliirtai lail aiilrd kntA am are lUi ' jii allea «llill asliii " I ' rk ' ii IalfrP(ii«C (mm Clul) UunCU J()il! KK JL NINGS El Reno Oklahoma WILLIAM HOWARD KELLUM Haynesville Louisiana 364 ' K i ' H-IKIn As a high jumper .lark flisplaycrl unusual ability by tying the Acadcniy reconl and furlluTcd this acliirvt ' nirnt in sports by win- ning a position on " A " scpiad loolball. Jack is casih recognized, for he has an exuberant spirit wliicli enters into his ever under- taking. This characteristic fire, plus an awakening academic abilit have placed him well in the e es ( his friends lliroiighout the dorps. Track Major " " I ' ooll.all Monogram Numerals 4-3-2-1 Camera Club Sergeaiil 4-3-2-1 One of the few cadets to do two Plebe Years without being turned back, George came to us from a year at V.P.I. lie readily gained both the respect of the Academic Board and the sincere friendship of his classmates. A serious student who ranks ver high in our class and possessor of a mature personality, he has all the qualifi- cations for a highly successful career after gra luation. Sergeant 1 I ' islol Chapel Choir 4 4-3 Corporal 2 Color Guanl A year at Boston College cxcellenth prej)ared Bob for West Point and aided him to earn and retain a high class standing. A deep interest and wide knowledge of sports, a quick wit and a keen mind are Bob ' s more memorable traits. Ability to conve these through an eas going, kindly, anil jovial personalitx has gained Bob many lasting friends and will continue to, throughout his Armv career. Swimming 4 Model Railroad Club 3 Water Polo Club 4 Acolyle 2-1 Camera Club 2-1 Pointer 2-1 German Club 2-1 Sergeant 1 JOHN EDWAKU KLLPA Bloomfield New Jersey GEORGE EMORY LEAR ROBERT PAUL LEARY Weirton West Virgima Watertown Massachusetts 365 B.,I. came lo us from tlie plains of Idaho four summers ago. and since then liis quiet and sincere manner lias won the friendship of all. A mighty himter back in his native Idaho, the restrictions of the Academ have limited him to his other loves, poetrv and good books. Following in his father ' s footsteps, we all know that this son of the [ilains will make a brilliant success of his career. Fenciix j Calliolic Clhoir l orUigueso (lliili Sergeant BRUCE JEAN LEISER Cadet life hasn ' t changed the smile Bernie wore when we met him lour vears ago. He showed a wide range of interests, whether it was extracurrieidar activities or singing tenor in a barber shop quartet. As a true flanker he had a disregard for the unimportant things such as Plebe French. His sense of humor antl enthusiasm affected us all and will make him welcome wherever be goes. (Ihapel Choir (;iee (;iiil lOOili Nile Show 1-2 Special Program Commillee 4-3-! 4-3-2-1 Sergeanl 1 I Like father, like sou, they sa) ; so Jack joined the long grey brother- hood a few Juhs ago. No one can tell whether he is more fond of a good book or the sack. A good all-around athlete, his lank frame suits him well on the squash or tennis courts. Nothing but the Air Force will suit him, but with his easygoing and good-natured man- ner any outfit that gets him will be fortimate. Special Programs CommiUee 2 German Chib I Caltiohc Choir 2 Sergeanl 1 Pointer 1 Boise Idaho BERNARD PAUL MATTHEY, JR. Casselton North Dakota JOHN TIKRNEY McKlNNEY Fort Totten Nkw York 366 Doll cainc lo llic ca(lriri willi (|iiilf a aried background having attended Norwich I iiivcrsit , (Cornell, and Amlicrsl College and having served during the war as an inl ' antr oflicer. lie found life at West Point a far vr from college life Imt he qnickK acclimated himself to the new svstem. Kfficienc and amcnal ili( uill |iru ide him a myriad of o[)])orlnnities for a hrilliant future. Dialectic So.ielv 1-3-2-1 Kussi;.i Clul. 3 Biii iness Manager Kremli Club 4-3 Debate Council 1-3-2-1 Literature Club 3-2 Camera Club 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 Radio Club 4-3-2-1 Lieutenant 1 Spanish Clul) 3-2 4-2-1 Glee Club 4-3-2-1 Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 4-3-2-1 Election Comr Lieutenant nilliee 2-1 1 This Apollo from Saco — Maine, that is — came to the Point directly from Exeter. Standing in the upper half of his class, Olaf is also a fine athlete, havi ng shown his talents on the football and lacrosse fields. Mild mannered, alert, and verv well liked, he will be an asset to his outfit upon graduation. Nuts sights are set on a pair of silver wings and a secluded north woods lodge. Football Nunieralts Monogram Lacrosse Monogram Major " A " A life of ease was Doug ' s formula for a life of length and he was amazed at his new schedtile — vou see he ' s from the South, and is proud of his mint juleps and southern belles. From the first day here he became endeared to both Reb and Yankee. Although on the hivev side, he has managed to find time to enjoy ferryboat rides and to retain his bachelorhood under extreme pressure. 3-2-1 Basketball Manager Radio Club Russian Clul 3-2-1 Howitzer Corporal 3-2 Election Committee 3-2 Sergeant 1 WILFRED DONALD MILLER Watertown Connecticut WALLACE HALL iNLTIlNC, DOUGLAS WEST POAGE, JR. Saco Maine Maryville Tennessee 367 EMIL A. POHLI Mill Valley Califor l Pohl, master of repartee and B.S.. fouml West Point a big change from the easy alcohohc life he had enjojed at Marin J.C. Yet the changeover was a step he made with comparative ease. A jaunty personahty and love for athletics, except the march to Chapel, have won Pohl a large group of friends. His abounding enthusiasm and resourcefulness will insure him of success in the future. Track Numerals Monogram Major " A " 4-3-2-1 Corporal Lieulenant Lou ' s entering the Academy marked a change from " souped up " cars in California to just soup at Woo Poo. His desire to conquer Spanish was eclipsed only by his interest in the fair sex. Rationali- zation and assurance that the flanker attitude was the attitude convinced Lou that demos were inevitable. His genuine friendliness and ability will be his carte blanche to success in the Army. Dialectic Society 2-1 Russian Club 3 Spanish Club 3-2-1 Literature Club 3-2-1 Ra.lio Club 4-3-2 Sergeant 1 Regimental PIO Rep. 1 Rog, with the USMAP composure and his ready friendship, found his way easily through his term. But he was hardly able to conceal his eager anticipation of the weekend frolics. Having set his own goal, he has directed his efforts to that end s stematically but with amazing nonchalance. And though we have tried, we admit being ab)smal failures in attempting to conquer that Maine accent. 3-2-1 (General Committee 2-1 Camera Club Debate Council 2-1 Corporal Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 First Sergeant Glee Club 3-2-1 LUCIEN EDWARD RISING MANLEY EATON ROGERS Beverly Hills California Waterville Maine 368 Bill caiiie to West Point prepared by a year oC collciic ai West Virginia L ' . and seven months in the Army. He zealoiisK plunged into a niullitnde of extracurricular activities, which, along with extensive lragging, made his four years at the Point well round -d. interesting, and productive. We feel that his enthusiastic, edicient manner will carr him to great heights in his Arnn career. 1-3-2-1 Cross (loiiiilrv (;oal Kooll.ali PdrhiKiicsc Cliil Ka liu(:iiil Caini-ra Cliil) ll.mil IT 1-3-2-1 1-3-2-1 1-3-2-1 Brought up in the Arm . Jim is from no place in particular and the South in general. Entering earl was no disadvantage as was proven by his class standing and ability to helj) tho.se of us for whom academics were not as easy. A congenial manner and read wit have made all our associations with him cnjo able. His com- petence in any situation leaves us with no doubts for his future. Rifle Boxing Glee Club Chapel Choir Color Sereeanl 4-3-2-1 1 " Big John " stepped from the lands of his beloved Tennessee — leaving behind an enviable record and innumerable southern belles — to the Hudson Highlands; here to establish an even more impressive record as he became captain of the far-famed Black Knights. Always one pace ahead of the Academic Board, he has become known and respected by all. His motto: " Speak softly, but carrv a big stick. " Football Monogram Major " A " Captain Basketball Numerals Lacrosse Monogram Major " A " Corporal Lieutenant 3-2 WILLIAM E. SLAVINS MoRGA! Tow. West Virginia JAMES HENDERSON TORMEY Columbia South Carolina JOHN CHARLES TRENT Memphis Tennessee 369 THOMAS HOGSHEAD TULLIDGE Staunton Virginia Coming to us with an easy going Virginian manner and a year of the University of Richmond, Tom soon took the Academy in stride. He has the confidence of everyone who knew him. Next to " re veille recuperation " , Toms big weakness is his camera. His room was seldom without a roll of film in the sink or hanging on a light. Aca- demics were third to letter writing and swimming in Toms life. Swimming Numerals Monogram Coach Camera Club No one has ever followed the warning of " stay loose " more dili- gently than this lanky son of California. A black eye gained in the ring never seems to mar the permanent grin and easy manner which make Bill welcome wherever we gather. Though his desires and those of the T.D. often followed different paths, BilTs ability to choose the right one has and will continue to make him a credit to us. 4-3-2-1 Water Polo Club 2-1 Portuguese Club 3-2 Radio Club 2-1 Sergeant 1 3-2-1 Boxing Minor " A " 1-2-1 Lacrosse Sergeant Although coming from the cold north. Toot, as we know him, had no trouble warming the hearts of his many friends. Breezing through his academics with ease, he had much time to devote to extra-curricular activities — bridge, poker, assorted cadet publica- tions, and arguments on absolutely anything. With his natural aptitude for math and business he cannot help but succeed as an engineer. Dialectic Society Program Director Ring Commiltee Camera Club Stars Honor Commiltee Radio Club 4-3-2-1 Spanish Club Fall Out 3-2 4 3-2-1 3-2-1 3 2-1 2 Business Manager Howitzer Managing Editor Bugle Notes Sergeant 4-3 3 1 WILLIAM COOPER WADDELL WARDE FRANKLIN WIIEATON Los Angeles Califoknia Hopkins Minnesota 370 • • . . if ' .J i •• . • T " I W LLOYD R. LEAVITT, JR., Editor cimfa ' Our land is fair, our country proud, Our Nation ' s heart is pure. Its flag, unblemished, flings the call. That Liberty endure. " 1917... Wilson . . . Oppression . . . Sawe the World for Democracy Chateau Thierry... Fourteen Points . . . Hope - t n ik 1st Row: Ehner. Miirpliy, Thompson. (Gallagher, Johnson, Klie, Herbert. 2n l Run: Ward. Barker. Coales, Wilson, Whealon, Malher, Chrislensen, Allhaugh, Miehe, Fahev. 3nl Row: Vanture, Hirsch, Crocket I, Gappa, Cameron DH, Cameron SF, Monfore. Gallagher {Chairman) Honor Committee The Honor Committee, meeting around the long table in the brigade conference room, attacked snags in the administration of the honor system, attempted to perform the task of maintaining the standards of honor in the Corps, and handled the unpleasant job of deciding cases of suspectefl hcjnor violations. We pass on to those who follow us the cherished honor system of the Corps of Cadets, knowing that thev will maintain and improve upon our work. 377 Pignian {Cli iirmun) 1st Rdir: Bilzer, McGee, Driiry, Pigman, Murphy. (Jraham. Keller. 2nd R nv: Kinner. Ray, Clemenl, Jennings, Drewry, Stuff, Schnoor, McBride. Snl R(i v: Moll, Shade. Shahinian. Lee, Payne, Trompeter. Dunbar, MacLachlan, Weighl. Duty Committee As the Corps " youngest official committee, tlie Duty Committee ' s mission is to foster and maintain the higli sense of duty to which General Dwight D. Eisenhower re- ferred when he said, " West Point " s unique and most important contribution to the American Army has been an unimpeach- able standard of duty. " Although a sense of duty is an abstract characteristic and difficult to define, the charter of the Duty Committee states " A sense of duty in- volves the recognition of ones responsi- bilities and the execution of these obliga- tions to the best of one ' s ability. " Through lectures and informal talks the C ommittee has placed duty upon the same high level as honor. 378 As the represtMitatives of llie Corps and more importantly, the Class of 1950. the members of the General Committee were constantly overwhehned with such jirob- lems as " more weekends, " " the ever- troubling laundry, " and the most famous, " our cars. " They worked constantly with the Tactical Department in an attempt to please their constituents and their efforts have been particularly evident in the many privileges granted. Now that the year is at an end they may proudly say, " Never has so much been attempted by so few for so many. " Wa om-r { Hiiilrmnn) Genera Committee 1st Row: Bashore. Murphy, Fife, Peltz, Wagoner, Hurst, Coyle, Etz. 2nd Roiv: Howell, Rogers, Kelly, Hammond, Crawford, Ferguson. McDaniel, Hohan. 3rd Row: Hamlin, Tandler, Otis, Melton, Hamel, Lee, McCutchen. 379 Murphy {President) Monfore (( ice-Presiilent) Read {Secretary) Pierce {Historian ) Class Officers The only democratic organization in the Class of ' 50 will play its most important role after graduation. Under the able direction of Jack Murphy and his chief assistant, Pete Monfore, we may look forward to our reunions. Bill Read and Bob Pierce will be busy collecting and disseminating our class history and news of its members throughout the coming years. Ernie Thomas will have the bills to pay and upon the broad shoul- ders of Ed Boyle lie our 50-yard-line Armv- Navv tickets. 380 Boyle (Athletic Representative) ht Roir: Jennings, West. Glenn. Parmly {Cltuirniun}, Hergerl. Prilehell. Drury. 2iid Rolf: Bell. Brown, Rowell, Wheaton, Wyrough, Pierson, Hall, Hansen, knapp. 3rd Row: Spence, Slade, Singer, Prouty, Chandler, Duncan, Wegner, Shemvvell. Ring Committee During Plebe Year the first committee elected by the Class of 1950 immediately set to work to fashion our class crest. " A " pins and miniatures followed. Ring weekend arrived, and on 17 September in Cullum Hall each member was presented with his ring, symbol of West Point and of ' 50. We wear it proudly. The big moment 381 rj rj rj Zi j j 1 ' 1 s t ■ r " — TTT r r ■ . 1 k 1 P ■Ml wf Jt fa ht f ' ■M%- ' i H ' m nn- ■■• i ,. 1st Row: Cjurtis, Whiling, Baslar, Thomas, Pogue, HofTniaii, S|ieni( ' . 2ii l wm . lloll, [{oiiiiil. Lunger, Casserly, Chapman, Clement. 3rd Roiv: Love, Snoke, Sharp, Stephenson, Cooley. 4th Row: Allan, Barger, Dielens, Boydston, Vannoy. Those " people " with the red sashes remem- ber well the days of fighting with decora- tions for plebe Christmas and their first few cadet hops, alone. Out over the lake at Buckner each weekend hops meant whites and as always, OAO ' s and otherwise. Many close friends were made by arranging blind dates under the moonlight on our summer trips. Finally June 5th and Graduation Hop came. They found great pleasure in working with Mrs. " B " and Mrs. " G " ' and in being a part of the Class of ' 50. Thomas (Chairman) Mrs. Gates and Mrs. Barth (Cadet Hostesses) ' t ho did the deed? Naturally enough, it was the quintet of class " characters " — Mc- Crane, Heit, Peltz, Trefry, and Kelley — who put their heads together one fine day in June 1949 and hatched the plot of " All ' s WeU That Ends, " ' the 1950 version of 100th Night. This annual bit of dialectic nonsense (this year they chased " Slidemorc " girls) was released to the public on March 10th and 11th, with wild spontaneous applause to gratify the hearts of those who had worked to make the show a success — the authors and directors, the hammer and saw boys backstage, the actors and actresses, and the money changers who sold tickets and put out the excellent program. The pictures on these pages tell only part of the story, how ever — the other part was the aura of good feeling which pervaded West Point, marking a wonderful weekend and signaling a renewed vigor and accuracy in the count- ing of The 100 Remaining Days. Program Committee A grateful thank-you to Lowe and W hittemorc " Your Pleasure Is Our Business " has long been the motto of the Cadet Special Pro- gram Committee. With this sole object in mind, the members of the committee have brought to West Point a vari ety of enter- tainers from the world of bright lights, Broadway, and the concert stage. Few Sun- day evenings passed without a packed theatre to laugh at the antics of the Lamb Chops, listen to the songs of the Cossack 386 i ' Evening Entertainment Chorus, or rave for more of the hot jazz from Eddie Condon as well as the manv others who have added a few moments of glow to gloom period. Behind the scenes were the members who handled publicity, kept the accounts and balanced the books, did the many jobs that are a must in any produc- tion, and the most pleasant task of escort- ing the visitors. To Chuck Hammond and the entire committee goes much apprecia- tion for many evenings of Special Programs. 387 the HOWITZER StJ 1 V I WW ! Lt. Col. T. H. Aiulrews (Ojficer-in-Cbargp) V| iiiann (Editor) After 15 fleeting months of planning, com- posing, and proofreading, the 1950 Howitzer is at last a reality. Everyone concerned has given abundantly of their " slumber, sweat and units " in order that the 1950 Howitzer might be the best ever. Credit for the finished product is due to the Editor, Art Apmann, who did a splendid job of coordi- nating the various aspects of the book into a closely knit, smoothly running organiza- tion and to all of his staff members. The Managing Editor, Ward Wheaton. and the Associate Editor, Chuck Graham, deserve much praise for the efficient way in which thev handled the copy and the excellent job they did of coordinating with the section editors. Laurie Eek, Grady Banister, and the rest of the camera bugs were completely successful in shutterbugging the corps. E. V. True put on a terrific sales campaign and Seymour Fishbein deserves credit for the quantity of advertising he secured and (Jraham {.Associate Editor) Wheaton {Managing Editor) Kshelman {Basiness Manager) True {Circulation Manager) 389 Banister {Associate Photo Editor), Eek (Photo Editor). the many future advertisino; contacts that w ere made. Then we must not forget Lennie Wegner and the creative work that his staff did for us. Holding the money bags all year and doing an excellent job we have Chuck Eshelman. Without him and his staff the 1950 Howitzer could never have gone to press. In the background, we have those in- dispensable 4th Class typists and filers, the yearling office managers, and the cows who understudied the 1st Classmen, without whose help the 1950 Howitzer could never 1st Row: Klie {Athletics Section Editor), Lounsbury {Administration Section Editor), Lea ill {Actiiitv Section Editor). 2nd Row: Cannon, Matthews, Hannan iDollar-a-)ear Man). 1st Row: Pierce {Class History Section Co-Editor), Eastman {Class History Section Co-Editor), Skelton, Newcomb, Steele {The Corps Section Editor), Morrison. 1st Hull-: Fishbein, German. (Jilberi. 2n l Row: King, Edwards, Sibley, Birds- eye, Norton, Parks, Blum. ii|. ' l. Bradbury, Miotke, Reynolds. 7.s( Row: Eshelman, Martin, True. 2nd Row: Kant. Leiand, King, ieig Crow, Steen, White. f ,5. Wegner (Art Editor) km?, H ' 1st Rolf: Sibley. Hainillon, Jorstad. 2nd Row: Wilt, Jackson, Schlatter, Rodrigues, Whipple, Viereck, Wallwork. 3rd Row: Sammons, Luther, Weber, Shaw, Reed, Button, Brewer. 4t li Row: Davis, Graham, Walls, Devins, Lehan, Clieves. 5th Row: Filasetta, Ahearn. have been completed. To them we say thanks for all of the unselfish work they have done this past year. Through all of our troubles and sorrows, the guiding hands of Lt. Col. Andrews, our officer in charge, have steered us in the right path. To next year ' s staff we leave all of our wisdom and luck and we say " happy landings in ' 51 " . To the Corps we give our dream for the last two years — The 1950 Howitzer. 1st Roiv: Wiles, Banister, Thompson NL, Jones, Dickson, Eek, Thompson FE. l ' ;i Roir: Cordell, Dupke, Tronsrue, Knittle, Currier, Sadler, Liveoak, Rice, Rush, Dutchvshvn. Murphy. Zargan, Northam, Morrison. McDonald. Scheider. W itmer. Wegner. Missing: Cunningham, llamel.Maresca 391 the POINTER hi Hdic: McDonald, Varela, (iamphell, t)llair, Arnliym, Ka vl in«un, Slewarl. 2n l Roiv: Elliott, Talley, Hart, Reeves, Young. 3rd Row: Burkland. Ramsay, Laundry, Hendrickson, Murphy TJ, Murphy HJ, Townsend, Williams, Strickland. 4th Row: Porter, Willncr, Fitch, Bouknight, Siebert, Brinsko, Knox. The men who appear on these pages com- prise a group that soniethnes rises to the heights of happiness and at other times drops to the depths of despondency, the variable factor being the quahty of the latest issue of the Pointer. The magazine that these men produce is unique in the field of student publications for many rea- sons. Primary among these however, is the fact that the magazine is the result of effort on the part of men whose chosen field of endeavor is not journalism, but service to their country. Here at West Point, the Pointer Board 1st Row: Romaneski, Herbert. DeGraf, Gorman. 2nd Row: Mitchell. Aman, Franklin, Hughes, Pennekamp. R iberls. Fife, Butler, Johns, Duggins. Mr. George A. Moore {Publisher), Hughes, Gorman {Editor). 1st Row: Meighen. Penflleton, Crowe, Peckham, Schweizer. 2nd Row: Williams. Burdeau. King, Harl, Brisman, Walter, .Shipe, Spaulding, Carrilhers, Gleason, Wiggins, Pickett. Zellem. Veurink. 1st Row: Vi aldman, Johnson, McCulloiigh. Norton, Winner. 2nd Row: Malone, Fitch. Bart. Buice, Dinovitz. Williams, Barher. 3rd Row: Siebert, Spooner, Keener, Dawson. school magazine is a sideline — one that de- mands much in time and effort — but still a sideline. It does however, fit into a definite niche in the West Point " scheme of things, " ' in that it presents an opportune medium of creative expression for the men of the Corps. It also presents a vivid picture of the men who make up the Corps, and because of its global circulation, it places this pic- ture of the future Officer Corps before the eyes of the world. The Pointer holds a trust. 393 Bugle Notes Bugle Notes, the handbook of the Corps of Cadets, is pubhshed each year so as to en- able the members of the Corps to have a collection of the history and facts concern- ing the Academy and the services. Its cir- culation is not only to the parents and friends of cadets but to schools throughout the world. Coales, Pelree, Baisli f 1st Row: Hunt, Eek. 2nd Row: Brinkerhoff, Duggins, Herbert, Wolf. r t a r As a record of its work and play at Camp Buckner during Yearling summer, the Class of 1950 published the Mortar. Pictures of each company, training, intermurder, swim- ming, picnics, hops, and those ever-present drags plus the few words to describe each residted in the story of a wonderful summer together. i 394 The Cadet Art Club was established three years ago to provide the Reinbrandls of the (]or})s with an art studio and the necessary equipment lor painting and sculpturing. During the year the Club sponsors lectures by noted artists and the highlight is its annual trip to the art museums of New York City. Art Club h ' ox, Maresca, Cragiii. Breitwieser, ( ]iiiinin ;ham. Isi Roil-: Brandon, Ramos, Work man, Byers. 2nd Row: Hughes Ijoucks, Hufnagel, Thompson Dowe, Morrissey, Harper, Buck ner, Fahy, Gaffney, Crittenherger On the seventh floor of the 49th Division reside the members of the Chess Club, ex- ponents of the queen of battle on the chess- board. During the year the club conducts tournaments within the Corps, meets teams from colleges and universities, and travels to New York City to meet the best of competition. Chess Club 39S Camera Club Haven of shutterbugs, the Camera Club boasts of the largest membership among the activity clubs. There is nothing like spend- ing a free afternoon in the hypo-laden atmosphere of the darkroom developing and printing pictures so as to recreate adven- tures on CAMID or that memorable week- end with the OAO. 1st Row: Mielenz, Mastoris, Wassenberg, Wilson, DiGrazia, Rein, Prentiss, Martin, llansotte. Ramos. 2nd Row: Pierce, Steuart, I ' oster. Whiting, Listro, Curtis, Rusch, Ehr- llrli, Sinithers, Newcomb. 3rd Row: German, Sliahinian. McCandlish, Campbell, Revenger, MIddleton, Passmore, Bonanno, Scholl, Creu- ziger. Johns, Barrett, Ray, Keller, Steele, Loiigheed, Coffin, Horsley, Wagner. 4th Roic: Butler, Hayes, Tullidge, Bolduc, Skelton, Patterson, Ritter, McCoy, Slavins. 1st Row: Kessinger, Bashore, Hansen, Cheney. 2nd Row: Chandler, Scithers, Samsey, Fuller, King. 3rd Row: Davis, Maresca. Strohm, Kindig, Lynch, Dixon, McMullen, Ross. 4th Roiv: Liechty, Jones, Kamnxerer, Crichton, Fifield, Page, Cameron, Slavins. Radio Club On the outside it is the beams and wires above the 49th and the towers on Howze Field. But we remember the Cadet Radio Club for what takes place inside — hours of code practice, ham talk to faraway places, smoking soldering irons, television, trips, and bull sessions far from the gray of gloom period. 396 -. The smell of gasoline mixed with the aroma of banana oil plus the sound of noisy motors is always an indication of the presence of a member of the Model Airplane Club. Many hours of work during the winter days finds a test on the plain come spring and the re- sults never stop the continual building. Model Airplane Club 1st Rote: McLennan, Kessinger, Ray, Kings- ley, Hollander. 2nd Roiv: Garey, Morgan. Rice, Check, Custis, Tennant. McCnIlough. Workman, Lewis, York, Ross, Chambers, DeGraf, Chandler. J The Model Railroad Club, organized in the fall of 1947, is now one of the largest clubs in the Corps. Besides its annual show, pic- nic, and educational trip to New York City, it offers to its three hundred members an opportunity to pursue a hobby as well as study the problems of rail transportation. Railroad Club 397 Spanish Club Edwards, Love. Gard. (ialley. Loniliard 1st Row: Newcomb, Sander un. 11,1 ,. Orlikull. _ ' ;ii H ,i : l.islro. l,Kiiirii Rees, Weber, Matthiessen, kindig. Carlisle, Kainmerer. Dunbar. Jobn Partain, Abbruzzese. German Club 1st Row: Zagorski. Barnet. Velorl. 2iul limi: Hansotte, Barrel!, Ruscb. Tbompson. Moll. 1,1. Col. MeCabe. Snl R„ir: Seboll, Coscarelli. I ' lillir. Truesdale, Stefanik, Franklin, Tandler. Brinker- boff, Waldor, Gr Russian Club 398 French Club hi Ron-: Frieillander, Fellz. Casserly. Ilarrold. Laccctti. 2ii(l Row: C;iipney, Loilewick, Mangas, Morrissey. (lannon. Boldiic, Snoke, McMullen, Saallterg, Smith. Portuguese Club 1st Roiv: Smith. Fuller. Austin. Mernan. Camphell Borman, Harper, Michel, Newton, Slaving, Lee. Douglass, Strider. 2nd Row: f[ liii B ,Hin.Mo«.U loarelli.F ' lAt.Bra ' Language Clubs To provide the members of the Corps with the opportunity to increase their fluency in the five foreign languages taught at West Point, the Language Clubs were organized. Each club conducts meetings during which only the foreign language is spoken. Such activities as lectures by noted foreign visi- tors and foreign movies help in the effort to learn to speak and comprehend the language. Exchange trips with various colleges and to Washington, D. C. have highlighted the year and allowed all concerned to profit in the language of his choice. 399 1st Row: Green, Johnson, Wheaton. 2iid Rutv: Porcher, Skelton, Coscarelli. Aiill, McFarland. Weightlifting Club Fishing Club Any afternoon will find the stalwarts of the Weightliftino; Clnh in the exercise room of the gyninasinni. There amidst an array of dumhbells and barbells, the men bend themselves to the task of improving their physical condition and building their strength knowing that a strong back com- plements a strong mind. Fishermen seem to be everywhere and the Corps has its share. Last year several ardent members of said clan organized the Cadet Fishing Club in order to bring together their fellow anglers to discuss problems and swap " long tails. " Today its membership has grown to seventy and the " tails " are be- coming longer. 400 Isl Roiv: Apmann, Sniedes, Loyd, Proiity. 2nd Row: Elliot, Fills, Bastar, Ru|)i li- Harper, Aman, Malher, Davis. artsoftlie rooiiio[i II array i)[; iifii bend ivinj ihfir lin " tlieir Debate Counci 1st Row: MtDowill. (iroMi Ic.sr. Schopper, Vlisides, Smidi, Mills. Unil Row: Moll, Stefanik, Sliaiikle, W allare, Keller, Fahy. 3rd Row: Austin, W alsoii, Gard, Vandersluis, Balchelor, Knoll, Love. 4th Row: Sampson, Brinkerhoff, Parks, Leyshon. [ether their . and swap ership I Is " are be- Highlighting the most successful year in the history of the Debate Council were SCUSA, Student Conference on U. S. Affairs, and the National Debate Tournament. Both brought representatives of many colleges throughout the country to West Point and increased good feelings between the Acad- emy and its fellow educational institutions. In addition the Council continued its pro- gram of intercollegiate debates both at West Point and away, all proving the soldier as an excellent speaker. • Dr. Paul HoJJnum .sy,,.„ .i i at SCiSA Stuilvnt iliscussioii uj foreign ajjairs 401 I Stun Priiutv. lirummer Kxlraordinary Carl Johnson (jinifioscr and Pianist Doubling its rehearsal time and settling down to honest hard work, the 1950 edition of the Cadet Dance Orchestra reached a peak of professional ability. To the Corps the orchestra brought such highlights as Friday night concerts in the dining hall to add a pleasant touch to gloom period, Sun- day afternoon sessions in the theatre before the movies, and their always welcomed renditions at the hops on Saturday nights. At all times these men played a tremendous part in lifting the spirit of the Corps. To the orchestra it was a pleasure to have such an enthusiastic audience to urge them on to Dance Orchestra I ' Jr. Glee Club The Glee Club, though hampered by the illness of its director, Lt. Barry Drewes, is fast gaining in prestige and popularity, and is now rated among the best in the country. Rehearsing is enjoyment to all its members, who joined just for the sing of it, and this enjoyment soon spread to all who heard them sing. Their increasing performances are varied, ranging from concerts, telecasts and broadcasts to Christmas carolling. The talent and interest of its newer members serve to guarantee even finer performances in the future. Gaillard (Director) 403 Cadet Twice each Sunday morning twelve com- panies of cadets clim b the hill to worship in the Cadet Chapel. No visit passes without a timely message by Chaplain F. E. Pulley to help us throughout the coming week. The Cadet Chapel Choir, one of the oldest cadet activities, is directed by Mr. F. C. Mayer, choir director and organist. Their renditions of " The Corps " and the " Alma Mater " both at West Point and during the two yearly participations in New York City churches make many friends for the Acad- emy. A small group of cadets have charge of the Sunday School held for the children and young people of the Post. The Chapel Ushers, chosen from among the cadet officers, take charge of the many visitors each Sunday. Memories of these services shall always remain close to those who have liad the privilege as cadets. Mr. Mayer {Organist) I Ca.lel (:Ik.|i.-1 I u■rs 1st Rim: Mueller, rifriium. Ilamm.md. Hubbard. Todd, Henderson, Gabriel, efjner, 1,1. Col. Wall (Officer-in- Cliarge). 2nft Roiv: Jennings, Williams. ( lurlis, Spence, Birk, Foster, Smilb, Brunson. . ' inl Hmi: Hansen, Sin- glelon. Love, Pogiie, Heslet, Kuund, I ' aeker. 4th Row: Crawford. Fills, Duncan. Alll)augb, Crillenberger, Sachers. 5th Roiv: DeGraf, Vllsides, Lounsbury, Yeo- man, Bolte, Dursl. et Chapel Sii.idaN S.Imm.I ■JVachcrs Isl n„„: Fani, W asson, Micliel, Walson, K.cd, Fukerl. 2nil Hinv: Briggs, (iroBeclose, Seh )|i|ier, I ' arks, Samp- sun. .|i bnsrurl, Gard, Ohandler. Fjcbelberger. Cadet Chapel Choir elve com- iHijhipin es wtlioni i.Pullev linj iveel ' theoltel Mr.F.C. York City r tk liildrenaiiJ lie Cliapel iiiv visitor ese servif« .Mvliotave ., ..dL,je -i-ia£-J % .- J r » -e. »•: -??■ ' ■ : ' 5 m !!■-■ Li Catholic Chape Callwli FalWr llieCal ill " ft! Catholic Chapel Choir 406 _„-.A., Catholic Chapel Ushers II, (ireer, Casserlv. Kelly, lur|ili , Diinaliiie, Vmaii, Boyle. Mass each Sunday is conducted in the CathoHc Chapel by Father J. P. Moore and Father R. F. McCormick for the members of the Cathohc faith. During the week morn- ing services are held for those who desire to attend. The Missa Cantata is sung by the Catholic Chapel Choir who in addition to their part in the service at West Point make two trips annually to New York City to sing a Solemn High Mass. Other members of the Chapel take part in the service as acolytes and ushers. The few moments of each dav spent in the little chapel will al- ways be a pleasant and enlightening mem- ory. Isl Riiiv: Michel. Ahearn, White, Pinlo. Mielie, Bariiel, Lewandowski, Bonanno, Love, (ienuario. 2nd Row: Greene, Scaiiillin . I.isiro, DiGrazia, Milia, Maxwell, Tis lale, Liickese, Brady, Pierce, Koehler, W yroii ' . ' h, Casserly, Gradoville. 3r l Row: Donahue, Fahey, " Weaver, (ireer, Fahy, Hall, Coscarelli, Scholl. (Jriehling, l)lirn ,ese. Miller. Foparlv. Father Moore, Father McCormick Acolytes 407 Rabbi Kramer Jeivish Chapel Choir Jewish Chapel Early each Sunday morning the Jewish Chapel Squad meets in the Old Cadet (Chapel to worship and receive a message from Rabbi Marcus Kramer. The music for the service is furnished by the Jewish Chapel Choir who highlighted the year with a trip to Newark to take part in the service there. During the years many a thought received during the short time spent in Chapel has carried us through the ensuing week. n 1. J .f — «| f 4k fc - . m r] -■f%) ■ 1 ii ■ ' J,- ;««!■■ i i H i ■illtf r H si i_i ™ i j- y I I L GEORGE D. KLIE, Editor ' We pledge our hopes, our faith, our lives. That Freedom shall not die— We pray Thy guidance, strength, and grace. Almighty God on High. " 1941 ... Roosevelt . . . Aggression Bataan . . . Four Freedoms ... D-Day . . . Victory h 1 1 ■ P ■ H kT f aS I ■ .»«4IB»J Mm.! " .J p t md 1 -MgJ pn H V A ■ 1 i. ?] mmmmm- m «i l Ji SJS t MAJ R L E T T Eli »ttD«H| [RM E N Henn JHenrikson IHester IIrons I Irwin IjOHNSON IKaseman Un A Lewandowski LiND Lobe LUNN Mackmui.i, Maladowitz Mastaclio M :(;raive McDamei., 1)H McDaniki,, I ' H MiCiii, Monkore MoKHISON INki.son I ' VCKKH Poill.l Preuit Prosser Rapp RlTTEMAN Rogers Scott Shelley Smedes Smyly Strider Stuff Tandler Thompson Todd Trent Ufner Vinson Ward Weber Wilson, GF Wilson, PW Yeoman Zagorski s ' (T i O f - ir — i i - " 7sf Roic: Kuckhahn, Henrikson, McDaniel. Gabriel. Kellum, Trent (Captain), Davis, Maladowitz, Lunn, (Jaliffa. Maikmull. 2nii Raw: Borman (Manager), Slepheiison, Galloway, Abelman, Irons, Henn, Kuyk, lcCrane, Kaseman, Cam, Slnillz, Fischl, Fuller (Emii pnwnt Manager). 3rd Row: Thieme. Guess, Martin, Reed, Pollock, Brian, Stout, Walsev. Bara, Detar. 4th Row: Johnson, Berk, Williams, Gribble, Conway, Depew, Foldberg, Stone, Cox, Roberts. Brown. Sih Row: Brelzke, Elmblad, Shira. Tixier. Kimmel, Loehlein. Arkerson, Blaik, Zeigler, Haas. FOOTBALL On the cold Saturday afternoon of Noveni ' ber 26, one of the finest jiroup of football players ever to wear the Black, Gold an Gray of Army left the field of Philadelphia " Municipal Stadium and brought to a clos one of West Points greatest seasons on tht Strategy unsurfxisseil jridiron. Ii. plf llli- tea am] |)ii«pr I Easl all I i|. Iwfii til %k J- 416 I I of oveni ' I of football V. Gold and liladelptia ' it to a cloi a-iilbiilltk OFFENSIVE TEAM Line — kelluni. Davis, Irons, Maladowilz, Lunn, Henii. Foldlierj;. liiirkjirlit- Fischl, kiK ' kliahn. (Jaliffa, (lain. Col. Blaik (Coach), Trenl (Captain) gridiron. Before one-hundred thousand peo- ple this team had just displayed the speed and power that had been the terror of the East all fall and on this day had given the Navy its worst defeat in the long series be- tween the two academies, 38-0. Prior to Navy, eight teams had gone down before the Black Knights. The first victim was Davidson with the scoreboard reading 47-7 at the final gun. Although behind at the half 7-0 against Penn State, six second-half touchdowns gave us a 42-7 win. The next DEFENSIVE TEAM i Line — Trent, Ackerson, Galloway, Brian, Shira, Loehlein. Backjield Ahelmatu Henrickson, Vinson, Beck, Stout. EB iT M f mm D s ?1 nr :?F S7 SF ? ' » .9A m •• i 417 •.: ' - r Fisclil around the " Sugar " Cain tin the loose 418 weekend at Ann Arbor the finest coaching of the season phis an Army team who played the game of its hfe stunned mighty Michigan to the tune of 21-7. At Cambridge in a game that saw the entire bench emptied. Harvard suffered a record break- ing defeat by a 54-14 score. The following Saturday Columbia was taught a lesson they will never forget when the Rabble slaughtered the Lions 63-6 in return for " 47. A hard fighting VMI eleven finally met defeat 40-14. In a rough, wet game unde- feated Fordham found the Rabble was not the easy time they expected and returned to the big city on the short end of a 35-0 The (general Himself 1 Galiffa takes to the air . coacliiii " ,eani wto f J niijhl) jambridje ire benct iird breali ' ' l ' ollo™« I a les f RabWf jrnfor 4i. iiiallv iiifl aiiie uiiile ' lie n Ml (I reliirafJ |o(a3JI score. In Philadelphia on November 11 the team met a stubborn Pennsylvania eleven who had decided to spring the upset of the season but failed 14-13. From Coach Blaik and his performers which included such stars as Captain Johnny Trent, AU- American Arnie Galiffa, Danny Foldberg, Jim " Sugar " Cain, and big Bill Kellum, the Corps and the nation had received foot- ball unsurpassed anywhere. Sli ' i liviis jn ititli riinin fur the irliolr Corps . A " i MM i . ■: iili VJ ' .iif M Hi. liu.dU ,aiiiil,l Inn, 419 Suhiuiii iuina the Navy ARMY Here comes Herbie Sle| luMis()ii. Jennings. I ' li CHEERLEADERS AND MULERIDERS Adding color to the Big Rabble ' s victories on the gridiron and leading the Corps ' cheers and songs, the cheerleaders and the nuileriders did a job equal to the team on the field. Rallies in the Mess Hall and alter taps plus stunts at games made this the year of great football and great spirit. B " SQUAD FOOTBALL 1st Row: Todsoii. kiilihy. 2iul Hun: I uckese. Heard, Trayers, Kna|i|i. In practice all week heads beat heads, " A " Squad against " B " Squad; results. Army ' s undefeated season. " B " Squad completed its season in the same true Army fashion, undefeated. The top JV teams of the East plus several army elevens could not mar the record, proof of great football on the plain. 1st Row: Morin. Tale. Bryanl. Paz- derka. Boyle. Monfore. Wulhriek. 2juI Roll ' : (loiidina. Harrington, Mclnerney. Harlnell, Mullane, McCov, Inman, Killer. 3rd Row: Weighl (Manager), S .vinczyk, Ross, Prosack, Hildebrand, Deverill, McGann. Bara, Maj. Stevens (C.ixwh). 4th Roiv: Sullenherger, Sines, Vannoy . Ballard. Collins, Rupj). Fastuca {Assistant Coach). 421 BASKETBALL Balancing act Off 10 a 1 B ' j « A jj H Jim iH:rai k 0} mm -»T« k Pf | ik Furtv minutes lu gu! Galida {Ciijitdin}, Mr. lauer {Coach) Off to a terrific start, the Army quintet won its first five encounters. Then Penn and Columbia turned the tables by large scores, followed by a win over Vermont. Every- thing went wrong during the next six games, the Rabble losing to Temple, Amherst, Colgate, Syracuse, Fordham, and Yale. With three games left the team repaid Colgate for an earlier defeat and downed PMC. March 4 found Army the underdog against a Navy five which had an excellent record. In a game full of thrills and excite- ment, the team finished the season success- fully by beating the Navy for the first time in four years, 50-46. 1st Row: Means, Bailey, Galiffa {Captain), Chapman, Fischl, Brod- zinski. 2nd Row: Mr. Mauer {Coach), Slielley, Michel, Griesinger, Tixier, Boydston, Wetzel, Col. Jannarone {Officer-in-Charge). 3rd Row: Poage {Manager), Yeoman, Harman, Dielens, Foldberg. I.,l li.m: llarrir., I,iii,l. IJIaik, k.ii k (CaiHuiii). l)e|.e«. Miller WD. W ar.l. 2ml l{„„: Su| lienM,ii (Maimiier). Mr. Leamy (Trainer). lr. McDonalil. Wardrop, Miller FR. Killeman. Bonfoey, Liiehlein, Johnson MU, Mr. Pallon (Coach), Trefry (Manager). 3rd Ron-: Keating, Weber, liimlap. Morrison. Johnson RF. HOCKEY Kuyk (Captain), Mr. Pallon (Cuach) Pass and shiiol! 424 Ji Ki-.. Roii( hing it up! After looking good in their pre-season games with semi -pro teams, the 1950 hockey team found much harder going against intercollegiate competition. Losses to Brown 3-12 and to Yale 0-8 were record before the sextet downed Harvard 7-6 in a thriller. Two losses, this time to Clarkson 0-5 and Princeton 2-7, preceded another victory, and again by one point, 6-5 over Middlebury. Boston University ran wild 3-13 followed by Dartmouth 3-9. Colgate found the range in the third period to win 3-6. Hamilton College provided Army with its last victory, this time 7-3. Williams won 1-3 in the next game. On the trip to Canada against the Royal Military College, the team played a terrific sixty minutes before losing 4-6 in the second game with our northern neighbors since the war. FIving ice Another score? 425 I -I i;,„i: Ml. I ou, h-i.iii. ,( ,„„li). ll,ii. Bullock, Geromella, Rust 0949 Co-Captain), Hartinger (1949 Cn-Cipinin), Myer, lorj, Laiij;c . - i. ilii[ tuiu). iifiorski. I ' reuil. Kradlcy. la. ( ol. Spragins (Officer-in-Chnrgr). 2nd Rnic: Croonquifl, Ea.sli-y, Kmkwell, Weaver, Murphy, lali-. McGill, Nelson, Markham. (Giordano, TcxM. Iarley, Col. Evans. 3nl Ron: Co.slanzo {Manafier), llemphiil, Ellis, (Jardes, Slumm, Pills, Lunn, Smith, Dowe, i shurne, Mrliill, Lin leman. Itli Row: McCormick, ,)uinn, Dinman, Maladowilz, LtH-knian, Gwynn, Nulling, Wevand, Mt ' Ciann, Foldherp;, Evans, Gilberl. LACROSSE Tup-dunce a In Prvnit Lange (1950 Captain). Mr. Touchslone (Coach) 426 i »;f(IM ikTile. II-. limn. MfCinn. With many reliiniinj; lelteriiicn ihe 1949 Arniv lacrosse team looked forward lo an ex- cellent season. After defeating Union College 19-5 in their first game, the team lied the powerful Mt. Washington Cluh 6-6. Cornell went down by a 21-3 score but .Johns 111 Hopkins gave the Rabble its first defeat 6-10. Not fully recovered from the pre- vious Saturday, the team lost to a fast Maryland University ten by a 9-13 score. Syracuse caused trouble before being stopped 13-11. Two more victories followed, Rutgers 12-4 and Princeton 15-8. Up against a good Navy team the Rabble could not hit the goal nor keep the Middies if out of ours. The final score was 5-14. Before a June Week crowd the Mt. Washington Club returned but this time it was their game 3-7, thus ending for Army a 5-4-1 season. 7,v„ l s,„rrsj,„ tl Sonichoily pick it up! Clu ' ck thai stick! ■ 427 r. ' it iiuithcr mil ' j or the rvcurd I Army ' s baseball team began ibe 1949 sea- son with three qnick victories by downing Swarthmore 10-0, nofstra9-8, and Villanova 11-5. Against Rutgers the visitors finally won 6-7. Williams College was next and fell victim to the Rabble by a 10-8 score. Fortune was not with us during the next five encounters. Penn won 4-6, St. John ' s and Lehigh 3-6. and Dartmouth 9-11. The Brooklyn Dodgers visited West Point for an exhibition game and it was the ninth inning before Army went down 3-4. Spirits rose and Fordhani was completely clouted 13-2. Fate asain intervened and Princeton won BASEBALL n i f) into the strutosfilwn 428 " % f i . — — - . Irons (l ' r,l) Cuiitiiiii). Mr. iii ii ( ,.«j i) 2-6 and Lafayette 1-11. Yale was upset Harvard 0-10. Navy playing at West F ' oint 13-4 in the next game but from then on the won 2-8 and the last two games went to team could not find the ball. (Cornell came NYU and Colimibia, 2-3 and 1-4 respective- out ahead 2-3 followed by Colgate 2-12 and Iv, ending a 6-14 season. 1st Roiv: Melsger, Galiffa. Mutkmull. Ogdeii, Wagner iI ' W ( ' . ii t(iin), McC arthy, Lobe, Irons {1950 Captain), Stuff. 2iitl Rate: Cox (Manager), Winfield, t ' azderka, (Jriffin. Harmon, Perry, Chapman, Owens. Mosny, Mr. Amen (Coach). 3rd Roic: Sntlle, Ufner, Gabriel. Griesinger, Reeve, Harris. Slahl. Dolan. s3T PO I If " " ' " I fc iCi 1 ' i ' J " t ' H--.- ' V Mr. Novak (Coach), Baslar {1950 Capluin) 1st Roiv: Peixotto, Greene, W. L., Ward, Etz, Wainer, Scott. Thompson, Ham- mark {1949 (Uiptain), Tandler, Wagner. Simpson, Storck, Eastman (, f fUi f r), Bannister. 2iiit Rotv: Col. Lewis, Col. Safforil {Ojjicer-in-Charge), Martin, Wilson, Lewandowski, Knauer. Greene, ,1. F., Delano, Hester, Farrell, Peltz, Marsh, Mr. Novak {Coach), Ll. Col. Hillherg. 3rd Row. Kulpa, Mc Mullen, Craigie, Parkins, Aldren, Post, Scalise, Pohli, Scholtz. Uh Row: Sgt. Poore (Trainer), Brown, Schultz, Cain, Kessler, Harold, Smea ls, Vandenherg, Triner, Packer. 5th Row: Ballard, Hall, Bretzky, Coiirsen, Crichton, (Jillespie. Rapp, Overton, Mastaglio, Bastar (1950 Captain). TRACK The 1949 outdoor track season began with Brown and Cohinibia being completely out- rated 112-23 and 101-21 respectively. At the Heptagonals the Rabble took first place. Manhattan proved to be stronger than ex- pected but 79-91 was still in Army ' s favor. alriaiijiila anil Forilliaiii foinls. Nav} la t in the me tinier season fi ' aii will Iftelvt livflv, fir-1 [ilaff T lliaii n iv ' - (av(ii In a triangular meet Army outran Villanova and Fordham combined by over seventy points. Navy was last for the season and last in the meet 1073 -233x . The following winter season began with two victories over Manhattan. NYU. and in a triangular meet over Harvard and Princeton, all by sizable margins. Penn was completely swamped but the Heptagonals found the team in second place behind Yale. } fiti carry it notr! I CHAMPS Spring 1949 Fall 1949 Winter 1950 Softball B-l Football 1-1 Basketball L-1 Cross Country B-2 Lacrosse C-2 Volleyball F-1 Soccer M.2 Track F-1 Handball G-1 Tennis G-1 Tennis G-1 Squash A-2 Golf I-l Golf I-l Swimming D-1 Water Polo B-l Boxing Wrestling F-1 1-2 432 ■ M MINOR LETTERMEN Boi.TE Brandon Brunson Clement Cragin Cunningham Darland DeGraf Eichei.ber(;er P ' airer Fern Foster Garrett (Jenuario (ill.l.HAM (Jreen GuioN Hayes Hinds Howard hutcheson Knapp Lamdin Lecgett Love LOYD Lunger MacLachu Magee Mather Matthews McCutche :adet g ETIC i m. • , K Allan B tes Baxley Baxter Best Bitzer Mitcham Monson Nicholson Novak Parmly Pick Pigihan quarstein Ray Reybold Steinberg Stephenson Steiart TlSDALE Truesdale Tlttle Vlisides Waddell Waiters Whiting Willbrford Williams Wilson Wood i§li? 434 435 1st Row: White, Cox, Wilson, Lewantlowski (C ' u Jtoi i), Thompson, Knauer. 2nil Row: Col. Lewis {()Jfi fr-in-( ' .liurgr), Roberls (Manager), Delano, Mc Mullen, Davis, Marsh, Shea, Mr. Novak (Coach). c c ROSS U N TR Y It ' s a ionii way home. Depth was the keyword on the 1950 cross country team. With Yearhng Dick Shea and team captain Dick Lewandowski win- ning first and second places consistently, the team outran eight teams by large scores and broke the course record con- stantly. In a dual meet Syracuse gave Army its only defeat 21-35 but the team quickly bounded back to win both the Heptagonals and the IC4A meets. Nav) was victim 15-50 in Army ' s most successful season. The Two If in nil! ! Richorils I 136 SOCCER The improved 1949 Soccer team slarled tlie season bv winning its first game against Fort Monmouth 3-0. The following week Cortland State Teachers was able to score the only goal to win 0-1. Yale and the Rab- ble fought to a 1-1 tie and Harvard came out ahead 1-3. Panzer College brought back spirit to the team and a 3-0 win. Against Princeton the goal was nowhere to be found and the score was 0-2. Syracuse was a good game from the Army standpoint with a 4-0 victory. Next came a hard fought game yet a loss to Penn by a 2-3 score. Down at Annapolis the first half went scoreless. Late in the third period a penalty kick gave the Navy a 0-1 win to end a much better season than last. Mr. Palont- ((. ' o«(7i). Novak {Captain) 1st Row: Samotis. Miller. Oiiiiaria, Ivers, Casas, Novak, Giiion, Whiting, Garret I, Hammond. Morales, Richardson. 2ii(l Roiv: Koehler. Baxirv. ' | l;i Hell, Foster, Cosentino, Quinn, Vlisides, Maynard, Mena. Day, Dickens, Hergert, Mr. Palone. 3ril Ron: W anlni|i. (ox. Good, Carroll, Roloff, Mather, Steinberg Post, Eichelberger. Farrer, Crowe. i u Isl Hiiif: |{iM c i.i ' a. (iildarl. ( :iiMiiiii;;liani. Sioii, Spiers, Bitzer. 2nd Row: Herring, Lucas, Monfore {Cu-Capluiii}. killuni (( ' .n-Ciijiiiiin). 1 1 arriiif;l )ii, Johnson, Hastings. 3rrf Joic: Mayfield (Manager), Jester {Assislant hin(i i( ' r). Lall.-iir. Siinimel. Weed, Giordano, Griebling, Waddell. Mclnerny, Harrison, IVicrson. Mickel, Mr. kroelen (Ct ach), Pierce. BOXING Finishing the 1950 boxing season by Co- Captain Pete Monfore ' s winning of the 175-pound Eastern Intercollegiate cham- pionship, the team had won three, lost three, and tied one. Thrills were plentiful especially when big Bill Kelluni proceeded to knock his first two opponents out in the first round. However the team had to be content by beating Western Maryland, American University, and Penn State while losing to Syracuse, Maryland, and Michi- gan State. The one tie was with Virginia. Both of the co-captains and the remainder of the team added their excitement to the Field House. Monfore (Co-Captain), Mr. Kroeten (Coach), Kellum (Co-Captain). 438 1st Woic: tJranger {Manager), Kiniz, Thomas, Parmly, Leggett, Tuttle. 2nd Row: Mr. Pasolie (Ciiuch), Hill, Shields, Shankle, Stebbins, Matthews (Captain). Monson. Wilson. Robertson, Willerford, Lt. Col. Weber {Officer -in Charge). With an even split in the ten meets for the 1950 season, the Fencing team could say they had completed a successful year. Fordham, Columbia, Penn State, Prince- ton, and Harvard all fell before the men in white. The losses were close, three of them by only one point. Against Navy the re- sults were told in the last bout and its win by the Middies gave them the 13-14 vic- tory. Mr. Pasche {Coach). Matthews {Captain) FENCING You Missed! R E S T L I N G .; Fern (Captain), Mr. Appleton (Coach) 1st Row: Cragin, Nicholson, Withers, Milliman. Sadler, Phillips, Ciinningliani, Brian, Elliott. 2rid Roiv: Bardos, Myers, Betts, Mitchell, Fern (Captain), Swygerl, Otis, Wasson, Allan, Sihhles (Manager). 3rd Row: Major Buckner (Officer-in- Charge), Scalzo, Vlisides, Larson, Daugherty, Weyand, Collins, Mulder, Lange, Davis. Mr. Appleton (Coach). The end of the season found the 1950 Army wrestHng team with four victories, one apiece over Cornell, Springfield, Harvard, and Columbia. On the other side of the ledger were losses to the wrestling powers of the East, Syracu.se, Penn State, and Lehigh. The team broke even in the meets with Brown and Yale. Coach Appleton had molded a fine team with Captain Al Fern, Mulder, Davis, and many others. They have shown excellent work on the mats throughout the Eastern Intercollegiate wrestling circuits. The experience gained will prove to be very valuable during the coming seasons and should bring many victories both at West Point and awav- GYMNASTICS With only one tie to mar the record and, in addition, the Eastern Intercollegiate ( o- Championship to their credit, the gyni- nastic team finished one of its most suc- cessful seasons. Lock Haven State Teachers, NYAC, Springfield, Delaware, Penn State and Temple all felt the depth of the Army team. Only Syracuse could stop an Army victory with its last minute 48-48 tie. Navy went down like the rest hy a score of 52-44. Coach Maloney and Captain Brun- son deserve much congratulations. Mr. Maloney (Coach), Brunsoii {Captain) 1st Row: Lunger, Hinds, Pigman, Mr. Maloney (Coach), Branson (Captain), Williams, Watson, Knapp. 2nfl Row: Maj. Maloney (Offirrr-in-Charge), Hamilton (Assistant Manager), (iivid.n. Wchslir. Wlicclcr. llinney, Beasley, Kleeberg, jelen. Hubbard, Cruezificr ( U-;ii. .r). Maj. K.ri- [OJIicur-in-Charge). 3rd Rotv: (iiiilil. Avers, Pursley, kcilrr. (iniii, (Jlaybrook, llorgan, Dickens, Hayes. 1st Row: Wood, Prosser, McDaniel. tJarver, Martin DH, Winger. 2nil Row: McCulchen, Allison, Sleuari, Smyly (Captain). DeArmond, Irwin, Best. 3rd Row: Joy (Assistant Manager), Rogers, Mr. Chalmers (Coach), Casey, Niedringliaus, Boke, Craigie, Knittle, Lt. Col. Garrett (Officer-in-Charge), Mui on, Lombard (Manager). ttbRow: Howard, Herle,Durie,Stubblebine,Hulley,Walkins, Smith, Martin J W. J SWIMMING With almost the same team as last year the swimming team swept through an eleven meet schedule losing only three. Those were to Ohio State, Yale and Dartmouth, the first two being regional champs from last year. Teams from Brown. Harvard, Columbia, Rutgers. Princeton. Colgate, and Pennsylvania felt the depth displayed by the Army Rabble. Against the Navy our team swam circles around the Middies and all was sunk at Annapolis by a 61-14 score, worst defeat in the history of the meet. With many of the team graduating. Coach Chalmers will find a task to replace his key men. Till- |ij,iii J ovfrilifN ' P iiest «r(ir,. , Mr. Chalmers (Coach). Smyly (Captain) 442 1st Row: Patilld. Kill.r. C.rlii.r. I!a . I ' al.-rson. 2iul Hfiu: llannan. Byers, Feylml.l. BdI.Iu.- ((.V -f» ;;i ). I).(;rat. Holt, Seebach. Srd Row: Des Islets {Assistant Manager), Ferguson, Clement, Tronsrue, Shiga, Sell. Loyd, Biikllc, Fuller, Kronluntl, Craig, Meredith, Wassenherg, Flinn, Werner (Manager). RIFLE The 1950 Rifle team finished a very suc- cessful season with a well earned victory over the Navy. The Middies had fired their best score of the season, a terrific 1421. The Army five proved their merit by breaking the range record and handing the Navy a loss by four points with a 1425 score. Pre- viously our team has lost only to the Coast Guard and Maryland. Victories had been achieved against Massachusetts, MIT. Cor- nell, CCNY, Columbia and Lehigh, all dur- ing shoulder-to-shoulder matches. The In- tercollegiates remained the only test but regardless it has been a job well done. Bolduc (Captain). Ll. Col. Murray (Coach) [ T SQUASH Birdie, birdie, everywhere ' The squash team finished its season with four wins and five losses, but one which musl be considered very successful due to the sound 7-2 defeat handed to the Navy in the match at Annapolis. Wesleyan and Trinity were defeated 7-2 while losses went I to Dartmouth. Williams, Amherst, andl Harvard all 4-5, and Yale 2-7. Pennsyl- vania was blanked 9-0 and the victory over Navy followed. The men in the courts under i Coach Nordlie and Captain Art Magee didi an excellent job for the season. ■ fIS 1st Row: Snyder, Love, Baxter, Horn, Yocum. 2nd Row: Nixon, O ' Sullivan, Woodruff, Lt. Col. Lang (Officer-in-Charge), Mr. Nordlie (Coach), Pick, Magee (Captain), Gilliam, Hutcheson, King, Truesdale. Baviiif liiii-l tlie Pistol lea use ill meets »eatlier eaus iniloor range, bill " cities tollfgiatp tea Sejarless i proiwj In ! iolilifr, 444 ' a OD (til one ivliit km ffli ter-l. ail . hm Kim ovi iiurl-iiii(li Majee Ji J,Ud; PISTOL Having finished their new outdoor range the Pistol team immediately put it to good use in meets with various opponents. Cold weather caused movement of meets to tlie indoor range. Teams from clubs of neigh- boring cities and the few available inter- collegiate teams provided stiff competition. Regardless of this competition the team proved to be the master at the art of a soldier. HANDBALL Playing against teams from New York City and various colleges the handball team com- pleted a successful season. The team won a majority of its matches and on its trips to various cities proved it could meet and de- feat teams on their home courts. Under captain Herb Libert the team has added more glory to West Point athletics as well as provided themselves many enjoyable hours. Jht l i,„: Slav. Darluiid, Sl. |.lu-ii.soii. _ ' u l „ Sloiir. .lackl.-v. Ki-k. Oiw strike, you ' re nut! 7 = Brandon {1950 Captiiin). Mr. Lavender {(jiacli) Giving it a ride GOLF Playing for the first year with the aid of the newly opened U.S.M.A. golf course, the golf team showed great improvement over their record of the previous year. Under the able coaching of Mr. " Tex " Lavender, the team won five and lost an equal number. Moran, Hiestand, Brandon, Simpson, Bates, Rose, Gard, and Szymczyk played well throughout the season losing the final to Navy by a count of 1-8. Ernie Rose was the only Army winner with all of the other matches decided on the last two holes. Tom Brandon was elected captain for the 1950 team and a good season lies ahead. 1st Rnic: Hickev, Hiesland, Bales, Moran (19W Captain). ' 2nd Row: Kasun, Szymczyk, Messinger, Brandon {1950 ' Captain), Rose. 446 TIW tnalto wthe Armys 1949 tennis team completed a most successful season by winning eleven match- es while dropping five. The team showed great skill throughout the season and much of it can be attributed to the excellent coaching of Coach Nordlie. By far the match of the season was with the Middies which Army finally won 5-4. The season saw the last of Charlie Oliver and his superb tennis but newcomers to take his place will follow to bring more victories. Back and forth the little ball goes ht Riiw: Truesdale, Gilliam, Love {I9M Captain), Laiier, Stillson. 2nd Row: Oliver (1 JW Captain). Mc- Miillen, Mr. Nordlie (Coach), Mai- hafer. Dunlap. TENNIS Love (l9Si) Captain). Mr. Nordlie (Coach) 447 imliiimmmmaMiba ai 4A9h)r«£A3R» t«vijipHiiinjiXV ' 1st Row: Smith. McCrary, Steele, Daiigherty, Lodewiek, Rees, Coffin. Allan. 2nd Roiv: Stiimm. Bates {Captain), Barnett. Lewis, Underwood, McGee, Ache, Lee, Heard, Knight. Shooting " birds " along the river has proven profitable to the Corps. The skeet team, chosen from the members of the club, have entered several meets and have shown ability to equal the best teams on the range. This spring A ill bring another season for more trips and victories both at home and away. SKEET Hit that bird! rr r SAILING 1st Hon-: Duncan, Moseley. Peters, H. K.. Shade. Chandler, Peters, ' E.B. 2nd Roir: Summers, McCnim, Sprague, Chapman, Crehan. 3rd Row: Dow, McGurk, Boag. Webher, Ennis, McCauley, Hoham. Smith. Raabe. 448 Sailing has long been a sport at Crabtown but Army has adopted it and has shown the Middies that thev are not the only experts on the water. This spring will find the members of the Sailing Club racing in In- tercollegiate competition in meets held at West Point and at other colleges. .1 ikii lall) uiii ' Olllllf III 111 e r II Throw it and duck 1st Row: Steuarl. Keeley, (Jorl)), McEwaii, Joy, Erbe. 2nd Row: Kiiilllf. Wagoner. Herle. Diniwilz, Wolf, Bolle. Seeliach, Allison, Foley, Howard, Wcnlscli. . ' W Ron : Sluhhlebine, Tullidfje, Moore, Dannemiller, Millican {Captuin). (Irainc I.I. (iol. (jonnelly {Officvr-in-CJuir c). Svviinniing is not enougli for lliis group of cadets who form the Water Pofo Ckib. They have to attempt to drown the other teams they meet in addition to scoring goals. Games with New York chibs and a fow colleges provide an exciting season and a fow trips for anyone who likes a rough fast game. h ATER POLO Army ' s ski team was nearly without snow 3ut finally winter did arrive. The team held I couple of meets at Bear Mountain and ilso journeyed north to take part in several )thers. The little time to practice due to ack of snow hindered the team but they iid well in competition. Gray, Sharp, Hall, Brown, Moseley, Krnpinsky, Piske, Ingram (Captain), Captain Jamar [Coach). 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The Association is incorporated under the laws of the State of New York and is composed of all graduates and former cadets of West Point who have assented to its Constitution and By-Laws. Approximately 90 per cent of our more than 11,500 living graduates, and many former cadets who are not graduates, are members of the Association. The objects of the Association, as stated in its Charter and Constitution, are: " To acquire and disseminate information on the history, activities, objectives and methods of the United States Military Academy; to acquire and preserve historical materials relating to that insti- tution; and to encourage and foster the study of military science there by worthy young men. " It is realized that only a small percentage of our people really know much about West Point. There- fore, the Association and the autonomous West Point Societies throughout the United States are and have been concentrating their efforts towards the objective of having West Point better known throughout the country. The principal means by which the Association strives to achieve this objective are the periodicals which are published by the West Point Alumni Foundation, Inc. The REGISTER OF GRADUATES AND FORMER CADETS, U.S.M.A., published annually, includes, in addition to very important statistics, a summary of the record of each graduate by classes, and in many cases tells where he is and what he is doing. ASSEMBLY, our quarterly alumni magazine, in- cludes valuable information about West Point, concise up-to-date articles regarding the curriculum and other important aspects of the Military Academy, and is the medium by which up-to-date news, concerning their members is disseminated by the various classes. In addition to the above publications, the Association is sponsoring the preparation and publication of a book, MEN OF WEST POINT, which will be ready for distribu- tion in 1952, during the Sesquicentennial Celebra- tion of the founding of the Military Academy. This book will delineate, against a background of American history, the notable achievements of our many outstanding graduates who have rendered great services to the nation in war and in peace, and the vital role that West Point has had in the education and training of these men. There are many other things — all of them in the best interests of West Point and in promoting a better understanding throughout the nation of the fundamental position which the Academy occupies in the destiny of our democracy — which should be done and which the Association of Graduates can do if the means are provided for the expansion of its facilities and operations. In recent years the Association of Graduates has greatly increased in size and consequently its oper- ational functions have increased, principally be- cause of the large classes graduating from the Military Academy in recent years. This increase, added to the increased cost of labor and materials, is a heavy burden for the Association to bear with its present small income derived mainly from the securities presently held in our Endowment Fund. The Association needs more funds and has insti- tuted the policy of seeking annual contributions from its members in order that sufficient income may be available to do the many things which the Association should do. The response in 1949 was very gratifying and a still greater response has already been received in 1950. What can our alumni, scattered throughout the world, do to help the Association accomplish its mission fully? My answer to this question is: Put yourselves in a position to know what ' s going on at West Point and be able to answer in- telligently questions raised by candidates, the parents of candidates, and others interested in West Point. Equip yourselves with accurate in- formation about the Academy and transmit this information to others of your community. Join the Association of Graduates, a West Point Society if practicable, and subscribe for our two publications— the REGISTER OF GRADUATES and ASSEMBLY. Visit West Point as often as you can and see for yourself what is going on at the Academy. Make cash contributions to the Association an- nually if you can (such contributions are deductible on your income tax returns) and include the Asso- ciation as a beneficiary in your will and in the final distribution of your estate (such bequests are also tax exempt). Your reward? An opportunity to serve one of the truly great institutions of the world and partially to repay the great debt we all will always owe our Alma Mater. C. L. FENTON, 04 Brigadier Generaf, U.S.A., Retired, President. 451 The Army Mutual Aid Association HISTORY The Army Mutual Aid Association was born of necessity. A group of American Army officers, seeing the need of immediate help for their families in emergency, with moderate cost to themselves, instituted this purely co- operative life insurance association in 1879- Among its charter members were Generals Philip H. Sheridan, Arthur MacArthur, R. C. Drum, G. W. Davis, W. R. Shafter, S. B. M. Young, and Emory Upton. For over seventy years, this strictly mutual enterprise, constituted and directed by its Army Officer membership, has provided Army Officers with life insurance at reasonable rates, has consistently made immediate payments of benefits and never defaulted upon a payment. It is the only fully cooperative life insurance association limiting eligibility for membership to Regular Army Officers. The institution ' s strongest advocates are its members and the dependents it has helped. It maintains no agents working on commission and no prohts or savings accrue to any one except those insured. It has survived the later Indian campaigns, the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, the Boxer Rebellion, World War I and World War II as well as panics and economic depressions and is a strong institution today. Those insured are carefully selected risks of varied age, rank and duty in the Army. The Experience Table shows the growth of membership to have been gradual, consistent and healthy, and that the increase in members has con- formed closely to the increases in the Army since the inception of the institu- tion. The mortality rate has averaged low. The age of its members has held comparatively young. The financial reserve is larger than ever before. Death benehts are paid instantly, $1,500 being transmitted by wire and the balance by mail. An unparalleled feature of the Association ' s work is its help in preparing and assisting in the collection of the pension and other claims for the be- reaved parents, widows and children of its deceased members. This service, by trained and experienced personnel, assures the dependents of members that they will be fully informed concerning rights to Government allowances. The importance of this service may be appreciated by the fact that families of officers who were not members of the Association are known to have lost thousands of dollars because of failure to file timely claims and proper sup- porting evidence for pensions and other Government allowances. Assistance is also given in the preparation of claims for the collection of other insurance. 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In it are combined the newest in style, the latest in comfort, unsurpassed economy and mileage, and utmost protection against blowouts and skidding. Yes, here is a tire which proves that Your Safety Is Our Business at Firestone. But that ' s not all! Your safety is also the business of Firestone Dealers and Stores. There you will find scientific equipment for aligning wheels, balancing and mounting tires; and experts who are trained to give better service and to help you get out of your tires all of the mileage we build into them. So, for the safest, longest-wearing tires and for the most expert service, see your nearby Firestone Dealer or Store today! Lmtn to the Vone of Firestone every Monday etentng over NBC 453 REPROSTAT lackawanna 4-2710 REPRODUCTION PRINT SERVICE. INC. 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We recommend it to your attention as an outstanding example of the good things which we in America are privileged to enjoy. POIWTIAC MOTOR DIVISION of GEIWERAL MOTORS CORPORATIOIV 473 c 34th year of service to world aviation 1950 ushers in the 34th year of continu- ous, specialized service by B to the Aviation Industry of the World. During this period there have been unceasing development and improvement of B spark plugs f and accessories to match the needs of a growing and changing industry. This rich background of experience is the foundation of the reputation for dependability enjoyed by B products throughout the World. FOR AIRCRAFT ENGINES . . . AIRCRAFT SPARK PLUGS THE B CORPORATION NEW YORK 19, N.Y. gai BG Spark Plug for reciprocating engines. «Smi 474 COUNTS WITH THE ARMY Regulation Military Academy Cuff Links with the name KREMENTZ are a symbol of correct style and fine quality. Year after year this quality becomes more and more apparent. 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Cleveland Pneumatic pioneered Aerols, then set up a competent engineering force, testing equipment and crews, as found nowhere else, and a 51 2 acre factory devoted solely to making Aerols. Cleveland Pneumatic ' s plant is here to save money for the airplane manufacmrer, while promoting safe and soft landings for the plane, its crew, cargo and passengers. THE CLEVELAND PNEUMATIC TOOL COMPANY CLEVELAND 5, OHIO pR Oft Ut NVS AEROL STRUTS Aatomatic Water Heaters ler the Home I 8 Automatic Water Heaters for Large-voiane Users Glass-lined Tanks for Brewers and Industry 14,750 Pounds of Steel A. O. Smith Corporation, in conservative figures, uses steel at an average rate of 14,7 50 pounds per work-day minute . . . more than 7 million pounds each 24 hours. " Raw " steel flows into A. O. Smith ' s six plants, and comes out in the form of the products pictured here. Many of these products are designed for industrial service throughout the world, though rarely seen by the public. 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Republic Aviation Corporation, Farmingdale, Long Island, New York ■ 483 ' T V.S.S. Trigger on EBC, ways at Groton, Conn Lithough many other weapons of security may be largely developed through experimentation with miniature models, experience has proved that the advancement of submarine design requires full-size construction for full-scale tests under actual sea- going conditions. SUBMARINE KNOW-HOW Must Be Full Scale As America ' s principal submarine-building company since 1900, we are today collaborating with the U. S. Navy on a progressive program of construction to produce submarines embodying the latest advance- ments known to naval science. Only thus can the submarine know-how so essential to our national security be maintained and further developed. ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY SUBMARINES AND PT BOATS New York Office 445 Park Avenue NEW Y ' ORK CtTV GROTON, CONNECTICUT Electro Dynamic Division Electric Motors and Generators BAYONNE, NEW JERSEY Canadair Limited Aircraft MONTREAL, CANADA DISTINCTIVE AND UNUSUAL GIFTS WITH YOUR CLASS SEAL 484 The Traditional Sweetheart Gift A Jeweled " A " Pin Fashioned of fme gold and set with genuine Oriental pearls, your " A " pin is a treasured gift, not only for its intrinsic value but for the beautiful sentiment it symbolizes. Your " A " pin is made from deeply-cut dies and creat- ed by the hands of skilled Balfour craftsmen. ORDER YOUR " A " PIN TODAY NEW YORK OFFICE 535 Fifth Avenue Gifts with Academy crest Party Favors BOSTON OFFICE 230 Boylston Street Other Balfour Products Crested Invitations Commencement Announcements Dance Programs Awards and Trophies IL. G. BALIFO IIPANY Factories Attleboro, Massachusetts IT ' S BALFOUR BRONZE TROPHIES FOR BEAUTY AND PERMANENCE t AVAILABLE AT ALL ARMY POST EXCHANGES Z I P P O MANUFACTURING f fe one-Zfp WtNDPROOP UOHTERJ You can ' t miss with a Zippo! It ' s the Hghter that lights with a zip . . . even in wind or rain. It ' s the lighter that ' s unconditionally guaranteed . . . will never cost you a penny to repair! SPECIAL WEST POINT MODELS Zippo Lighters are available with the official West Point insignia or with engraved Army Mule as shown. Your signature or class numerals can be engraved on other side. Ask about this service when you buy your Zippo. Wake ony tighter work better wifii Zippo Flints and Fluid. COMPANY, BRADFORD, PA. 485 CONGRATULATIONS 486 TO THE CLASS OF 195D FRANK MURPHY CONTRACT CARRIER STATEN ISLAND, NY. NEW YORK NEW JERSEY CONNECTICUT . I ' First in popularity with American motorists People are going for Chevrolet in a great, big way . . . praising tiie beauty of its Style- Star Bodies by Fisher . . . admiring its more powerful Valve-in-Head engine performance . . . and marveling at the many other features it shares only with much costlier cars. Yes, Chevrolet is first in popularity with American motorists again this year, just as it has been first in popularity for the total 19-year period, 1931 to date! M!l-i ' M and Finest with widest choice of models and drives at lowest prices This brilliant new Chevrolet is the only low- priced car to offer a choice of standard or automatic drive . . . the exclusive Power- glide Automatic Transmission teamed with a new 105-h.p. Valve-in-Head engine ... or the famous Silent Synchro-Mesh Trans- mission teamed with Chevrolet ' s highly improved, more powerful standard Valve-in- Head engine. Choose any one of Chevrolet ' s fourteen luxurious body-types and you get outstanding beauty, performance and dependability. HacLaii at Lowest Cost all these finer features cost you less than in any other car All Chevrolet models bring you Center- Point Steering for maximum steering ease . . . the famous Unitized Knee-Action Ride . . . Curved Windshield with Panoramic Visibility and Proved Certi-Safe Hydraulic Brakes for greatest safety . . . and many other fine-car features at lowest prices. Chevrolet is first and finest at lowest cost ... so see your Chevrolet dealer soon! Combination of Powergtide Automatic Trans- mission and 105-h.p. Valve-in-Head engine optional on De Luxe models at extra cost. The Styleline De .me 2-Door Sedan r A and C CHEVROLET COMPANY FORT MONTGOMERY, NEW YORK 487 First National Bank Highland Falls, N. Y. The Bank Nearest West Point DIRECTORS Earl H. Blaik Brig. General C. L. Fenton, Retd. Colonel Robert G. Gard, F. A. Abraham Kopald Theodore Michel George S. Nichols Colonel Hayden W. Wagner. A. U. S.. Retu. MEMBER federal DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Congratulations to Class of ' 50 May we aid you in building your roads for the future? Martin-Roasa Tractor Equipment Co. witli offices in Cedar Rapids. Iowa; Davenport, Iowa, and Hannibal, Missouri " CATERPILLAR " Tracksoii Jaeger Thew Lorain CONGRATULATIONS we say to the Class of 1950 Good luck wherever your duties may take you. THE GREAT ATLANTIC PACIFIC TEA COMPANY WHITE DRESS GLOVES WHITE GUN GLOVES FINE LISLE HALF HOSE ATHLETIC SHIRTS ATHLETIC SOCKS PURE WOOL SOCKS For the Most Exacting Demands U. S. Army Standard E. B. SUDBURY CO., Inc. 432 FOURTH AVE., NEW YORK 16, NEW YORK E. B. Sudbury, Pitsulcnt 488 OUR ORDERS CALL FOR QUALITY At Stetson we have been supplying Army orders for officers ' shoes since before the Spanisli War. To us these orders mean top quahty . . . Stetson ' s best, from start to finish . . . the choicest material, the most careful workmanship. You will approve of Stetsons. Tliey carry out their assign- ments smartly, comfortably, dependably. The Stetson Shoe Company, Inc. South Wevmouth 90, Massachusetts STETSON SHOES Flexible as Your Foot 489 ; CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES TO THE CLASS OF 1950. MAY GOOD LUCK BE WITH YOU WHEREVER YOU GO. . jredefctted VlHutuat MUTUAL IMPLEMENT AND HARDWARE INSURANCE CO. OWATONNA, MINN. Duti-Duds, Inc. Manufacturers LYNCHBURG, VA. CLINIC UNIFORMS FOR WOMEN IN WHITE Hq- York showroom 1606a at 1350 Broadway i omplimen ts of West Publishing Company Law Book Publishers for the Nation ' s Lawyers ST. PAUL 2, MINNESOTA 490 i w This is a Geolo iy Major. VVfAcs life far firanite. An earthy type iiilh rocks in his head. Thinks nitrates are cheaper than day rates. Wouldnh be caiifiht ossified without a " Manhattan " shirt. € J % This is a " Manhattan " Range- nidespread collar uith French cuffs. Does something for your natural contours. That narrow " Manhattan " tie is a pretty smart specimen, too. CAMPUS FAVORITE THE MANHATTAN SHIRT COMPANY Copr 1950 Ths Monhatlan Shirl Co America ' s Most Famous Coat A4 AlPACUI A for " Off- Duty " Wear Relax in an Alpacuna . . . you ' ll like its free-and-easy feel. Alpacuna gives you most in style, quality, value. You ' ll enjoy wearing it . . . and look better, too! ALPACUNA ' IMPERIAL TOPCOAT 50 Shetlands, tweeds, cheviots, Saxonys and the time-tested alpaca-wool-mohair blend. ALPACUNA CAMPAIGNER TOPCOAT 55 Venetian coverts, plaids, imported tweeds. ALPACUNA CAMPAIGNER OVERCOAT 55 Lightweight tweeds and a soft, warm blend of alpaca, mohair, virgin wool, expertly loomed on a long staple cotton back. Ae leading clothien unci department stores. Made in Philadelphia by Jacob Siegel Company America ' s leading outercoat maker 491 „ L ompiimentA o T. MARSHALL HDLT The well-kept appearance of U. S. M. A. floors at West Point, reflect the efficiency of PONSELL machines which have contributed in a large measure to their general maintenance for over thirty vears. PONSELL FLOOR MACHINE CO., Inc. 220 West 19th Street NEW YORK 11, N.Y. BRANCHES IN ALL PRINCIPAL CITIES Ponsell Products are backed by over 35 years electrical and manufacturing experience. Fresh and Birdseye Frosted Fruits and Vegetables NORTHWESTERN FRUIT PRODUCE COMPANY 229-230 West Street New York City BALL, ROLLER THRUST BEARINGS 30 YEARS of continuous bearings service to automotive and industrial needs. Let us handl e your bearings problems. LARGE STOCK ON HAND— Mail and Phone Orders Solicited. BEARINGS SPECIALTY CO. 665 Beacon St., Boston 15, Mass. (At Kenmore Sq.) Phones: KENmore 6-2209, 6-2 2 10, 6-9433, COMmonwealth 6-6914 492 » ' i :x:. 1 The most called ' for Make The largest selling Brand The most all-inclusive assortment of men ' s socks in existence. The Greatest Name in Socks 493 WARNER WOVEN LABEL CO., INC. Manufacturers of Fine Woven Labels for Nearly One- Half Century • 200 Fifth Avenue, New York 10, N. Y. Factory - Paterson, N. J. We Congratulate . . . Art M. Apmann, Editor-in-Chief Charles O. Eshelman, Business Manager Baker, .Jones, Hausauer, Inc., Primers For the splendid Job they have done in producing thi s 1950 Howitzer It has been a privilege for us (as it has been many times during the past 27 years) to bind this outstanding annual. J. F. TAPLEY CO. BOOKBINDERS Long Island City 1, N. Y. Murray Hill 6-4662 STOCK CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL NEW YORK 17, N. Y. 494 Speaking of " Service ' Service men, like everyone else, agree that Statler is tops! For, the minute you register, cour- teous, on-the-ball service is yours. Not to mention comfortable, cheery rooms, fine food, and excellent enter- tainment. To all this, add old-fashioned hospi- tality, and you ' ll understand why serv- ice men love to stay at the Statler! — STATLER HOTELS New York (Formerly Hotel Pennsylvania) Boston • Buffalo • Cleveland Detroit • St. Louis • Washington Statler Operated Hotel William Pent) • Pittsburgh THE WORLD ' S FIRST ANTI-RUST GASOLINES Power-Packed Performance Plus Anti-Rust Protection at no extra cost 495 The Atco National Bank Atco, N. J. Service, For Service Men Banking By Mail Oiir Specialty Officers and Directors J. H. Schleinkofer. President J. W. Regn, Vice-President Richard C. Ewan, Cashier Harry S. Ewan. Asst. Cashier Edward West, Solicitor Albert E. Duble Thos. A. Fanelli C. B. Githens Member Federal Deposit insurance Corporation B O NN SHA P Milling Machines Grinding Machines Screw Machines Machinists ' Tools Electronic Measuring Equipment Johansson Gage Blocks Cutters and Hobs Arbors and Adapters Screw Machine Tools T3.C Vises and Pumps Permanent Magnet Chucks HKOWN SHARI ' E MFG. CO, PROVIDKNCF. 1, K. I. . " 1 1)1 im J.I Congratulations to the CLASS OF 1950 Cosentino Motors, Packard Cars I NCORPORATED Sludcbakcr Cars and Trucks i ' cdcral Trucks Seneca Falls, New York Established 1919 Seneca Falls Phone 39 Still Doing " PEACE WORK " in Researcli and Development for the UNITED STATES ARMY WATSON ELEVATOR COMPANY. Inc. New York, N. Y. Englewood, N. J. PffF 496 flNIATURE RINGS, Classes 1929 to 1952, U.S.M.A., exquisitely jewelled with diamonds and precious stones of hnest quality. Phase write for illustrated folder with prices. J. E. CALDWELL CO. Jewelers • Silrersmiths • Stationers Chestnut and Juniper Streets • Philadelphia 7, Pa. r t the cross- roads of the world ' s smart- est shopping and entertain- ment centre... Wherever you go- you ' ll find the friendly flavor of your home-town favorite — CEREALS KELLOGG ' S CORN FLAKES ■ RICE KRISPIES • PEP KELLOGG ' S 40% BRAN FLAKES - CORN-SOYA KRUMBLES • KELLOGG ' S SHREDDED WHEAT KELLOGG ' S RAISIN BRAN FLAKES • ALL-BRAN KELLOGG ' S OF BATTLE CREEK AND OMAHA 497 Through your Howitzer we want to express our very sincere appreciation to The Authorities at West Point, particularly to the Members of the Faculty of Your Very Wonderful School, for building into our youngster the many fine qualities he is now possessed of, that will carry him thru life as an intelligent, capable and worthwhile citizen. Our Heartiest Congratulations and Best Wishes to the Members of the 1950 Class. Two Grateful and Happy Parents i 498 sounds better plays " easier " costs le ss The " 45 " SOUNDS BETTER-Records are distortion free over entire plaving surfaee of 7-inch, non-l)reakable record . . . The " 45 " is EASIEST TO PLAY— Completely antoniatic . . . plays up to 50 minutes of music at one touch of a button... The " 45 " COSTS LESS— Instruments as low as $12.95 and rec- ords costs less, too. " 45 " players also available in Deluxe radio and television combinations. CONSOLETTE A marvel of compact styling ill this radio- ihonograph, the ' ' -W-51 is a charm- ing consolctte with automatic " i5 " ' rec- ord changer, excel- lent radio and record storage space . . . Onh 28 inches high. - §99.95. RCA Victor RCA Victor " 45 " The Modern, Inexpensive Way to Enjoy Recorded Music The R( ' . Victor anlomalic " 15 " attachment ])Uns liirough your present radio, plion(jgra|)h or tele- vision set . . . AH the thrills and advantages of the " 45 " s stein at the low cost of onl sl2. ' l5. The 45 -EY is a complete, self- contained automatic " 45 " phono- graph at the lowest cost ever . . . distinctively styled and compact . . . superb music reproduction in one compact unit for only S29.95. A real value in a table phonograph- radio combination with all the amazing quality of the " 45 ' system. The 9-Y-51 is the lowest priced Victrola combination ever with automatic changer — s59. ' J5. ' I ' iarola Trade-Mark Reg. l .S. Pat. Off. Prices sbtnitt are suggesteit list prices and are subject to chartfte uilhoul notice. Slightly higher in far tf ' est and South. 499 ! MOHAWK COACH IINES INC. DAILY BUS SERVICE To and From WEST POINT and NEW YORK CITY Deluxe Buses to Charter for All Occasions PH0N1 : OK WRITE 149 LIBERTY STREET 74 MAIN STREET LITTLE FERRY, N. J. HIGHLAND FALLS, N. Y Phone: Iluhbanl 7-4100 Phone: 6-2923 Thayer Gift Shop, Inc. West Point-New York LEATHER GOODS GLASSWARE SILVERWARE JEWELRY CHINA OFFERS GIFTS FOR Birthdays— Anniversaries— Weddings SPECIAL OCCASIONS at your service, down through the years BOOKS: SILVER AND GOLD The Army V lfe Tie Clasps Gridiron Grenadiers Saber Pins Officers Guide Class Crests Particulars Furnished Upon Request Mrs. Margaret P. Snow " ONE SIP IS THE TIP " — ou cant fool voiir tongue. CROWLEY ' S MILK TASTES BETTER, STAYS FRESHER LONGER Remember . . . Don ' t just say Milk, say CROWLEY ' S " CrowIey " s Milk Company, Inc. Newburgh. New York l Complimeuts of WEST POINT TAXI SERVICE A. Bosch Son, Inc. ESTABLISHED 1889 Phone: Dial 6111 Phone: 4520-4588 West Point, N. Y, Highland Falls, N. Y. 500 The story behind " ROGEH The noise in the cockpit of a jet fighter plane preparing to take off is deafening. It compares with a battery of air liamniers on a steel hull, or the roar of water at the base of Niagara Falls. Yet, through this tremendous noise, the pilot must hear and understand his take-off instructions before he can " roger. " To ac- complish this, new and better electronic equipment, both to transmit and to receive messages, was required. RCA research and engineering has pro- vided the solution. This is the story: Persons selected at random, with normal hearing and vocal characteristics, were seated in the soundproof room, illus- trated above, and fitted with experimental phones and microphones. Electronically generated noise, which synthesized a jet engine sound exactly , was amplified to a deafening roar — to the threshold of pain — and reproduced on the loudspeakers at the front of the room. Then over the ear- phones came words, words, words, and the test subjects wrote them down as they understood them. Patiently, over a period of months, by constantly analyzing and changing, by im- proving microphones and earphones, and by developing special amplifiers, and by fitting them all together in a complemen- tary manner, there finallv evolved a com- plete system — microphones, earphones, and special amplifiers— through which the pilot could understand and be understood— over the roar of his jet engine. These same metliods have deseloped acoustical systems for other high noise- level applications— the diesel-engine room of a submarine, the bridge of a battleship during main-battery firing, or AA gun posi- tions at the height of an anti-aircraft attack. Consideration of problems such as were presented in these high-articulation ear- phones and microphones is the daily concern of RCA engineers. To all such problems are brought the same experi- ence, persistence, and ingenuity which ha e made RCA the leader in the fields of radio and electronics. RADIO CORPORATION of AMERICA ENGIMeeRiMG PRODUCTS DEPARTMEMT.CAMDEN.M.J. In Canada: RCA VICTOR Company limited, Montreal 501 SUPER SERVICE GARAGE V. T. Warner and Art Ferguson Owners Aiilhorizt ' d Ford Sales and Service PHONE 43 WOONSOCKET, S. DAKOTA JEFF GOLDSTEIN INC Correct Military Uniforms The uufailiug adherence of JEFF GOLDSTEIN INC. to their tradi- tional standard of QUALITY AND INTEGRITY has been recognized by THE SERVICE through generations. TELEPHONE MURRAY-HILL 5-8866 387 -4th Avenue at 27th Street New York 16, N. Y. 502 1 Tune in HENKY 1. TAYLOR. ABC Network, every Mortday evening. TlPOSTTOnCK You ' ve got choice in this matter of new cars — and the odds are on Buick. On the power, ride, room and com- fort that make up the wide array of Buick models for this Class Year of yours. On styling that ' s clearly tomorrow ' s — and distinctively Buick ' s, with a hrute-strong, non-locking bumper- guard grille that ' s forerunner of a new fashion. Jn swift and silent power that ' s not only valve-in-head and straight- eight, but Fireball-lively to boot. On comfort that ' s born of stretch- out roominess all around, of soft coil springs on all wheels, of pillow- soft tires and really wide rims and a ride-steadying full torque-tube. On Dynaflow too — the near-magic drive that ' s winning thousands of new friends and influencing the in- dustry hke nothing else since the self-starter. IVlost certainly, of course, on dollar- for-dollar value. For Buick prices start where the OKLY BUICK HAS " low-priced three " leave off — and bring Buick power, performance and prestige to practically anyone who can afford a new car. All of which means you can ' t pick a better post than Buick to start off your new station in life — as your Buick dealer will gladly prove. Will you check him on that, sir? Dynatiuw Drive in standard on ROADMASTER. optional at extra east on SUPER and SPECIAL models. BUICK Division o GENERAL MOTORS Y taftotu YorirKeyla (GIU, Greater Value and with it ffOeS: higher-compression F,reball valvem-head power in three engines. (New F-263 eng,ne in SUPER modeh.l . NEW-PATTCRN STYLING, with MUITI-GUARD forefront, loper-fhrough fenders, " double bubb e " laiU,ghls . WIDB-ANGLE VISIBILITY, close-up road view bolb forword ond faoclc . TRAfflC-HANDY SIZE, less overall englh for eas;er parking and garaging, short turning radios . EXTRA-WIDE SEATS cradled between fhe ox es . SOfT BUICK RIDE, tram all-coil springing. Safely-Ride rims, low-pressure tires, ride-steadying torque-tube • WIDE ARRAY OF MODELS with Body by Fisher. WHATEVER YOUR PRICE RANGE " smr aM " When better automobiles are built BUICK will build tbem .S03 THE FEDERAL BEARINGS CO., INC. llHakerS oj- IJ-ine llSatl J earinai Since 1908 General Offices and Plant • Poughkeepsie, New York HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS • • • ESTABLISHED 18851 BOWSER, INC. Fort Wayne, Indiana Liquid Control Specialists Since 1885 KEEP ' EM SHINING! Your shoes pass inspection by the most critical eye when you use Shinola — avail- able in t vo handy forms — SHINOLAWAX PASTE— in the easy-to-open can SHINOLA WAX LIQUID — dries to a luster, buffs to a shine To keep in step with tradition, keep ' em shining with Shinola — America ' s most popular shoe polishes! Shinola The BEST FOODS, Inc., 1 East 43rd Street, New York 17, N. Y. 504 The tradition of being first is a con- tinuing objective of Curtiss-Wriglit. Every resource is devoted to de- veloping further advances in avia- tion—in the interest of America ' s national security and world peace. Curtiss-Wright equfps Air Force ' s giant B-36 with world ' s largest production propeller. i-irsT in Flight Long-ronge bombers and tronspoi sove up to 20% fuel, gain 20X more power from Turbo-Cyclonei A Sinew of America ' s Industrial Strength Today, you take non-stop transcontinental and transoceanic flights for granted. You use air mail as casually as your telephone. Even heavy cargo by air is now commonplace. Yet within the time of millions now living, the idea of flying was just a dream . . . until the genius of Wilbur and Orville Wright and Glenn H. Curtiss made it a reality. Carrying on their pioneering tradition, Curtiss-Wright has constantly expanded re- search, engineering, and production facilities. Today sky-giants equipped with Curtiss-Wright engines and propellers serve airlines and Air Forces the world over. Many record flights in recent news were made possible by Curtiss-Wright engineering developments. Many aviation achievements of the future will be made possible by Curtiss- Wright ' s research and development. Tomorrow ' s Air Strength is Growing Now Among the newest Curtiss-Wright advances in development or operation are ram jets and rocket engines, propulsion units to advance air speeds beyond 2,000 miles an hour, Turbo- Cyclone compound engines that recover wasted energy. Flight Simulators and Trainers, super- sonic propellers, automatic propeller synchro- nizers, and other products for tomorrow ' s aviation needs. • • • • Providing gooil jobs for thousands of skilled em- ployees and future security for their families, the aviation industry is a vital factor in our national economy. Without it the American standard of living could not he maintained at its present level — nor protected in the future. Curtiss Wright CORPORATION WOOD-RIDGE, NEW JERSEY :?! @J « . Curtiss Electric Propellers fly famous DC-6 airliner. Curtiss Wright s Electronic Flight Simulator enhonces safety in training and flight. Super DC-3 gets new take-off power from Cyclone 9. Wright Cyclones power sky giant; of 30 airlines here and abroad. 505 PHILADELPHIA GEAR WORKS, INC. MANUFACTURERS OF: ORDNANCE AND MARINE GEARING, SPEED REDUCERS, niMITORQUE VALVE CONTROLS (For Push-Button Operation of Valves and Bulkhead Doors, etc.) " Gear Manufacturers jor over 58 Years " ERIE AVE. AND G ST., PHILADELPHIA 34. PA. NEW YORK • PITTSBURGH • CHICAGO • HOUSTON In Canada: William t J. G. Gteey, Limited. Toronto. Durighf SCHOOL for BOYS Established IS 80 MEMBER MIDDLE STATES ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES SUCCESSFUL PREPARATION for WEST POINT WINTON L. MILLER, Jr. Hrail Master 72 PARK AVENUE, NEW YORK HOWARD EHMKE CO. i Manufacturers of Shower Curtains - Tarpaulins - Coal Bags Horse Covers - Laundry Bags - Truck Covers LTsed Canvas - Canopies - Wrestling Mats Awnings - Field Covers - Drop Cloths Coin Bags 15th Street and Lehigh Avenue Philadelphia 32, Pa. Radcliff .5-8282-828;5 Pumps and Pumps Only Since 1873 Centrifugal Turbine Steam and Power AMERICAN -MARSt UMPS I BATTLE CREEK. MICHIGAN 506 NEW SKILLS ARE TAUGHT TO LOCAL WORKERS... MODERN HOUSING IMPROVES LIVING STANDARDS... PIPELINES ARE BUILT TO TRANSPORT THE OIL letting Oil in Jungle Country... IT ' S A BtG AMERICAN JOB ! All the world needs oil. And to meet its needs the world has depended greatly upon the American oil industry . . . More and more, oil is being developed abroad by Americans for use abroad. It is a big job, requiring big enter- prise. Oil must be found in jungles and deserts, under seas and in rugged moun- tains. Years of work and millions of dollars must be spent before new oil supplies become available in useful quantities. And thecomingof American methods to these far places brings better living to the people there. It brings new enter- prise and new work, modern houses, schools, hospitals. Air-conditioning comes to people in the desert. Malaria control comes to fever-ridden jungles. Almost half the efforts of Standard Oil Company (New Jersey) and its affil- iates go into developing and supplying oil abroad. Meeting these needs calls for big plans, big investments. But it is a job we know how to do, and doing it helps human progress. The better you live, the more oil you use . . . STANDARD OIL COMPANY (NEW JERSEY 507 BIG GUN on the Highway! REO POWER Most powerful gasoline truck engine of its size ever built! Reo Motors, Inc. Lansing 20, Mich. ; Diamond Solitaires Easily Selected, Hundreds of Designs Ask your PX or Cadet Store to show you Bennett Brothers Blue Book of Quality Diamonds. DIAMONDS WATCHES LADIES FURS JEWELRY PIPES ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES TELEVISION SETS SILVERWARE RADIOS GIFTS OF ALL KINDS Exquisite Selections of Diamonds will be sent to Post Exchanges for inspection and approval on official orders. When in New York or Chicago come in to see us. A Diamond Guarantee with every solitaire. On display at the P X or Cadet Store. Cadets are cordially invited to visit our Show Koomi. BENNETT BROTHERS, INC. Diamonds, Jewelers and Silversmiths Since 1907 48 5 Fifth Ave., New York 30 E. Adams St., Chicago, III. Congratulations to The 1950 Howitzer CAMPBELL, WYANT CANNON FOUNDRY COMPANY MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN Producers of Quality in Production Castings of Grey Iron and Steel 508 f ALWAYS Front and Center When You Need a Refreshing Lift! NORTH TO CANADA! SOUTH TO BERMUDA! COLONIALS ' 4-Engine Skycruisers Take You, Safely, Swiftly BERMUDA $126.00 Round Trip plus tax MONTREAL $42.60 Round Trip plus tax COLONIAL AIRLINES 51 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York " Now In Our 2ht Year Of Safety " . t 4 Cell 22 is Corvi gives you both your .45 caliber Colt Govern- ment Model and an accurate .22 caliber auto- matic pistol for economical target shooting. FOR SUPER .38 OWNERS This unit is now available for converting that arm to the economical caliber .22 COLT ' S MANUFACTURING COMPANY OLT HARTFORD, CONN. 509 L ompiimen ts Oh a Friend B. J. YORK MOTOR CO., INC Located the past 40 years at 8-10-12 LANDER STREET, NEWBURGH, NEW YORK TELEPHONE 1700 OLDSMOBILE- CADILLAC SALES AND SERVICE Buy from us and you ' II be satisfied ♦ BUDGET DRESS SHOP 254 West 35th Street New York. N. Y. 510 PACKET-SHIP Days The main purpose of this Bank has always been to help depositors save with convenience and secu- rity. Start your savings account here today. • Packet " New TorH " Dividends Paid from Day of Deposit THE SEAMEN ' S BANK for SAVINGS CHARTERED 1829 Main Ojffice: 74 Wall Street, New brk 5, N. Y. Midtown Office: 20 East 45th Street, New York 17, N, Y. • Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation G. H. Q. IX PHILADELPHIA • • • • oINCE the days when the old Continental Hotel stood on the present site of the Benjamin Franklin . . . when General Grant and President Lincohi made their Philadelphia headquarters there . . . army men have preferred the Benjamin Franklin ... in the center of the business, theatre and historic district . . . 1200 rooms, 1200 baths, modern garage. ™» BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WAIiiiit 2-HMH) Joseph E. Mears. 1 . P.— General Mar. 511 Mk Best Wishes to the CLASS OF 1950 from CHAS. H. B O H N CO., INC. Bookbinders 200 Hudson St. New York 13, N. Y. Compliments 0 E. J. AAALOY Insurance 30 BAY STREET STATEN ISLAND 1, NY. PHONE-Gibraltar 7-5200 512 FIRST m AMERICA ' S MAJOR SPORTS A ree »r(l earned solely on confidence in Spalding ' s ability to make the finest in sports equipment. LA FRANCE INDUSTRIES weavers of decorative upholstery fabrics cxccnltxe ctrtccA: 1 1 9 west 40th street, new york 1 8, n. y. branches in 27 principal cities nJL La France, S. C, Pendleton, S. C, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada (Lo France Textiles Ltd.) I A. iJ uw 513 .■ik ( ompClntenid of FURST, SCHWARTZ, SCHWAGER, and LANDAU : STEPHEN M. BULL INCORPORATED WHOLESALE GROCERS Heritage flrand Fine Foods 127 - 131 Front Street Newburgh, N. Y. 25 - Phones - 26 OFFICIAL MANUFACTURERS OF WEST POINT BUTTONS FOR OVER A CENTURY SPECIFY WATERBURY BUTTONS FOR YOUR ARMY AND AIR FORCE UNIFORMS WATERBURY BUTTON CO. DIVISION OF WATERBURY COMPANIES, INC. WATERBURY, CONN. MacDOUGALD CONSTRUCTION COMPANY GENERAL CONTRACTORS » «• « ATLANTA, GEORGIA 514 |i 5ALE5 SERVICE Ike John P. Nielsen Sons C oninan pany 122 WASHINGTON STREET HARTFORD 1, CONN. S15 There ' s a good reason why those familiar words are heard so often during Graduation Days year after year, good reason is good food. Food prepared by peerless chefs for people who like to eat. Tastes even better for the service is friendly and drinks mixed to order. The pastries Home Baked. So be it Lunch, Dinner or Late Snacks, Everyone heads for... 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There ' s more to the production of a HOWITZER than meets the eye! Back of the type, halftones and illustrations is the teamwork of the fellows on the Howitzer Staff. From the first rough dummy to the final proof, they spent countless hours to give you this outstanding edition. Each photograph, each line of copy is the result of hard work and self-sacrifice. They deserve your thanks for a job well done. We are proud that we were part of the team. Publishers of the HOWITZER for the Classes of 1934, 1935, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1942., 1943 (January), 1943 (June), 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950- BAKER. JONES. HAUSAUER- INC. 45 Carroll Street Buffalo 3, New York FROM YOUR PARENTS 532 S33 ( m Mnts p(!tti, WELL DONE AT YOUR HALF WAY MARK 534 i 535 LOOK UP TO OUR NEW FIRST CLASSMEN II 536 537 , M new LUCK IN THE FINEST OF PROFESSIONS FROM THE FATHERS AND MOTHERS OF THE GRADUATING CLASS 538 539 INDEX TO ADVERTISERS Page A. G. 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