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John A. McGuire Instructor in Economics B.A., Union College, 1936; M.A., Clark Univ., 1937; As¬ sistant Instructor, Univ. of Illi¬ nois and Union College; Instruc¬ tor, W.P.I., 1940-. Richard G. Munson Instructor in Mechanical Engineering B.S., W.P.I., 1938; Instructor in Mechanical Engineering, 1938-. Aknet L. Poweil Graduate Assistant in Physics B.S., W.P.I., 1938: Graduate Assistant in Physics, 1938-. Frank K. Shallenberger Instructor in Economics, Government and Business A.B., Leland Stanford Univ., 1935; M.B.A., Harvard Univer¬ sity Graduate School of Business Administration, 1938; Instructor in Economics, Government, and Business, W.P.I., 1938-. Charles H. Stauffer Instructor in Chemistry A.B., Swarthmore, 1934; A.M., Harvard, 1936; and Ph.D., 1937; Assistant in Organic Chemistry, Harvard, 193-4-36; University Fel¬ lowship, 1936-37: Instructor in Chemistry, W.P.I., 1937-. Karl Stiefel Instructor in Electrical Engineering Dipl. El. Ing., Eidgenosiche Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1930, and D r Ing., 1939; In¬ structor in Mechanical Engineer¬ ing, 1930-34; Electrical Engi¬ neering, W.P.I., I938-. John P. Vinti Instructor in Physics S.B., M.I.T., 1927, and Sc.D., 1932; Harrison Research Fellow in Physics, U. of Pa., 1932-34; Research Assistant, M.3.T., 1934- 36; Instructor, Brown Univ., 1936- 37; Assistant Professor, The Citadel, Charleston, S. C., 1937- 38; Instructor, W.P.I., 1939-. Frfu N. Webster Graduate Assistant in Mechanical Engineering B.S., W.P.I., 1939; Graduate Assistant in Mechanical Engi¬ neering, 1939-. John H. Whenman Instructor in Mechanical Engineering B.M.E., Northeastern, 1926; In¬ structor in Mechanical Engi neering, W.P.I., 1926-. Edward Roszko Graduate Assistant in Physics B.S., W.P.I., 1939; Graduate Assistant in Physics, 1939-. Charles W. Thulin Graduate Assistant in Physics B.S., W.P.I., 1939; Graduate Assistant in Physics, 1939-. Robert T. Young, Jr. Instructor in Physics B.A., Univ. of Montana, 1930; M.A., Univ. of Illinois, 1932; Ph.lD., Harvard, 1936; Assistant in Physics, Univ. of Illinois, 1930-32; Instructor, W.P.I., 1935-. [ 33 ]
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Edward W. Armstrong Instructor in Mechanical Engineering B.S., W.P.I., 1936; Instructor in Mechanical Engineering, 1937 . Frank S. Finlayson Instructor in Aero¬ mechanics B.S., W.P.I., 1931; Instructor in Aeromechanics, 1937-- Carl A. Keyser Graduate Assistant in Chemistry B.S., W.P.I., 1939; Graduate Assistant in Chemistry, 1939-, Ivan E. Bjgler Instructor in Physical Education Athletic Director, Juniata Col¬ lege, 1913-15; Instructor in Phys¬ ical Education, W.P.I., 1921-. Thomas B. Graham Graduate Assistant in Chemical Engineering B.S., W.P.I., 1938; Graduate Assistant in Chemical Engi¬ neering. 1938-. Joseph B. Chamberlain Instructor in Mechanical Engineering M.E., Rensselaer. 1933; Instruc¬ tor in Mechanical Engineering, W.P.I., 1936-. Frank W. Grant Instructor in Swimming Instructor in Swimming, W.P.I., 1929-. David D. Kiley Instructor in Mathematics B.S., W.P.I., 1931; M.S., M.I.T., 1932; Graduate Assist¬ ant in Physics, W.P.I., 1932-33; Instructor in Mathematics, Sep¬ tember, 1937 - February, 1938, and September, 1938-, Carl W. Larson Instructor in Mechanical Engineering B.M.E., Northeastern, 1923; In¬ structor in Mechanical Engi¬ neering, W.P.I., 1923-. Walter R. DeVoe Instructor in Mechanical Engineering Assistant in Pattern-making, W.P.I., 1924-30; Instructor in Mechanical Engineering, 1930-. Burton L. Gray Instructor in Foundry Practice Instructor in Foundry Practice, 1910-. Eric L. Macer Graduate Assistant in Chemistry B.S., W.P.I., 1938; Graduate Assistant in Chemistry, 1938-. [ 32 ]
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R. Forkey R. Shlora R. Dunklee K. Fraser R. Brand President V. President Secretary Treasurer Historian History of the Class of 1940 The Class of 1940 had its official be¬ ginning at 2:00 P.M., on Monday, Sept. 28, 1936. At that time the members of the class gathered in the lecture room of the E. E. Building, to hear the welcome of the man who was soon to become for each one of us leader, counsellor, and friend-—President Ralph Earle. After his brief but cordial talk, we proceeded to meet our advisers, those faculty men whose task it was to acquaint us with life at Tech. How well they accomplished this aim is shown by the fact that by the time the up¬ per classes returned to school on Wednes¬ day of that week the Class of ’40 was already organized with Dick Davidson as temporary chairman and plans already underway for the Paddle Rush and the Rope Pull, the first of the interclass com¬ petitions. Before the scheduled time for these or¬ ganized contests, however, numerous rath¬ er informal encounters with our self- appointed persecutors, the Class of ’39, took place. The ignominy of being forced to wear Freshman caps, black bow ties, and worst of all, garters, did serve one useful purpose. In one short week of this torment we Freshmen were so up in arms that we soundly trounced the Sophs in the Paddle Rush and the track meet. Our joys were short-lived, however, for on the following week our stalwarts were dragged in short order through the muddy waters of Institute Pond by the Sophomore Rope Pull team. It was later found that the Sophs in their zeal to win had used more men than the allotted number and accord¬ ingly the Tech Council voted to award the points for the Rope Pull to us. In the meantime members of our class were active in varsity sports as well as in the interclass competitions. Peters, Gus¬ tafson, and Forkey were performing well on the gridiron; Fraser and Wingardner had won regular places on the soccer eleven; and Cameron and Dunklee were [ 34 ] W . P . I
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