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Alumni & Trustees Biographical Information

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Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 556.1
Category
Governance - Administrative
Group
Alumni Office
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 556.1
Format
Papers
Photographs
Scope and Content
Kimlau, Benjamin R. (Class of 1942) Kimlau Square in Chinatown, New York named after him Koch, Colonel Joseph W. (Class of 1923) Koch Memorial Room named after him (houses the numerous art books he donated) Lutton, George L. (Class of 1909) Member of the Golden W Club MacMorland, Mrs. E. E. Wife of former PMC president Maj. Gen. Edward E. MacMorland. McCaffery, Hugh F., Jr. (Class of 1924) Brothers from Chester, both killed in World War II McCaffery, Joseph P., (Class of 1927) Brother of Hugh F., Jr. McCaffery, both killed in World War II Mitchell, Abner P., Jr. (Class of 1954) Member of the Pershing Rifle Drill Team Monahan, Daniel F. (Class of 1962) Killed in Vietnam War Mossman, Joe R. (Class of 1961) Killed in Vietnam War Mustin, Burton H. (Class of 1903) Actor, singer, starred in NBC's "The Funny Side". Includes numerous photographs of him. Neuweiler, Herman C. (Class of 1928) Served in World War II, ex-brewery partner for firm of Louis F. Neuweiler Sons. PMC Polo Player. Pershing, John J. (Hon. Class of 1921) World War I veteran, founded the Pershing Rifles Organization Persiani, Charles C., Jr. (Class of 1917) Died of injury sustained while playing football while attending PMC Pew, Jno G. Senior Vice President of Sun Oil, made various contributions to PMC Pew, J. Newton. of Sun Oil family, made various contributions to PMC Pew, Mary Ethel. Daughter of founder of Sun Oil, along with family members she made various contributions to PMC Pew, John G., Jr. Former Vice President of Sun Shipbuilding and a Trustee of PMC; Pew Memorial Lecture established in his honor. Polishook, Dr. William M. Helped found Brandywine College, which merged with Widener University in 1978 Pollock, Sidney (Class of 1934) Trustee of PMC Price, Charles F.B. (Class of 1902) Major General, was commanding general of the Fleet Marine Force in San Diego, defended the Samoan Islands, many commendations. Price, William G., Jr. (Class of 1920) Trustee of PMC, former commander of the Pennsylvania National Guard Raub, Stewart H. (Class of 1930) Trustee of PMC, former president of Raub Supply Co. Redmond, Lawrence B. (Class of 1932) Polo star at PMC, ex-alumni leader Robinett, 1st Lt. Henry C. (Class of 1860 Delaware Military Academy) Died after the Civil War by a self-inflicted wound. The Battery Robinett is named in his honor. (Note: although the family name Robinett is sometimes spelled Robinette, the spelling for Henry C. Robinett as found in the United States Army Official Records is without the final "e".) Copy of photograph of Henry Robinett with Ulysses Grant during the Civil War. Original of this photograph is at the Library of Congress. Sacks, Emanuel (Class of 1924) Former Staff Vice President of RCA, Vice President and General Manager of the RCA Victor Record Division, and Staff Vice President of NBC Salen, Moderwell K. (Class of 1923) Lt./Col. alumni of PMC Schaubel, Carl A. (Class of 1930) Trustee of PMC. (Note: Carl Schaubel is frequently referred to by his nickname Jim Schaubel.) Schulte, William L. (Class of 1916) Served as a lieutenant in World War I Shaw, George B. (Class of 1927) Board of Managers, Executive of Bethlehem Steel Corporation Speer, Edgar B. (Class of 1940) U.S. Steel Chairman Starr, Clarence T. (Class of 1899) Col., graduate of athletics at PMC, known as "Mr. PMC" Stephenson, William J., Jr. (Class of 1963) Pilot killed in action in Vietnam War Stern, William (Class of 1930) Noted Sportscaster at NBC Thayer, Clarence H. Trustee of PMC, dorm Thayer Hall named in his honor Tumbelston, Robert T. (Class of 1907) The Tumbelston Room in Alumni Auditorium is name in his honor. (Sometimes this name is incorrectly spelled Tumbleston.) Van Pelt, David. The Van Pelt Court in Wolfgram Memorial Library is named in his honor Vestal, Marion P. (Class of 1910) Major in the United States Army Watkins, Ira K. (Class of 1905) Won Cavalry Medal in cadet competition, also awarded the "Golden W" for 50 years as an alumni Watkins, Robert Goodman, U.S. Army Officer during World War II. Whetherill, Cortwright. Member of the President's Council at PMC Whitehurst, James T., Jr. (Class of 1927) Polo Star at PMC Widener, George D. (Estate of) Wyman, Levi. Vice-President and Dean Emeritus of Pennsylvania Military College. Professor of Chemistry starting in 1905. Adjutant from 1911 to 1916. Dean of Faculty from 1916 to 1943. Vice-President of College from 1930 until his death. Author of many children's books, including "After Many Years." Wyman, Newton A. (Class of 1922) Trustee of PMC Wolfgram, Frank F. (Hon. Class of 1962) Wolfgram Library named in honor of his son. Wolfgram, Mrs. Frank. Wolfgram Library is named in honor or her son. Pictures of the ceremony with cadets from PMC Zoeller, J. Roy (Class of 1909) Life member of PMC Alumni Association, honored in community for being involved with boy scouting for over 50 years Folder 37.1: Richard and Tom O'Malley clippings, photos, documents Folder 30.1: Churchill Mehard Folder 48.1: Walter Reasor Folder 49.1: Ezra Ripple Folder 66.1: Webb
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Alumni - Correspondence
Alumni - Memoirs
Alumni - Biographical Information
Alumni - Combat Duty
Alumni - Military Service
Alumni - Biographical Information - Bill Stern
Alumni - Biographical Information - Burt Mustin
Van Pelt, David
VanPelt (See Van Pelt)
Polishook, William
Board of Trustees - Biographical Information
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