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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
Notes
Development
Subject Access
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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Date Range
1934 - 1936
Category
Athletic Programs
Group
Football
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 329
Date Range
1934 - 1936
Category
Athletic Programs
Group
Football
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 329
Format
Bound Volumes
Scope and Content
Scrapbook of football newspaper articles from 1936, includes article about Bill Stern; 1934 PMC Football Scrapbook (presented by the citizens of Chester);
Physical Condition
Very Fragile
Subject Access
Athletics - Scrapbooks
Alumni - Biographical Information - Bill Stern
Football
Scrapbooks
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Pennsylvania Military College

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Date Range
1941 - 1971
Category
Campus Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 227
Date Range
1941 - 1971
Category
Campus Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
Location
Box 227
Format
Articles
Scope and Content
Magazine articles about Pennsylvania Military College, including: "Pennsylvania Military College Today" by Frank Hyatt - in National Public Affairs Magazine, December 1948 - January 1949 (Includes cover picture of Frank Hyatt and General Hoyt Vandenberg); "The Rifleman", an article about Company Q-5 of the Pershing Rifles at Pennsylvania Military College in the Sunday Bulletin Magazine Section, March 15, 1964 (includes pictures); "Stern Eulogizes P.M.C. Heroes", an article about a 15 minutes broadcast by Bill Stern which described Pennsylvania Military College Graduates who died during active duty in the Armed Forces - National Public Affairs Magazine February, 1944 (includes pictures) "Prom Weekend, We Go to Spring Hop at Pennsylvania Military College", an article in Seventeen Magazine, April 1955 (includes pictures). Several issues of the Seventeen Magazine that include this article. Program from Pennsylvania Military College fashion show sponsored by Seventeen Magazine at Strawbridge and Clothier Department Store, April 1955. Chester Times article about PMC Cadets in World War Two, 1944. Article from "A History of Delaware County And Its People". Article entitled "P.M.C. Honors Six at 120th Commencement" in The Delaware County Advocate, July 1941. Includes photographs of honorary degree recipients (including Cornelius McGillicuddy, baseball's Connie Mack); Polo Match; Broom Drill; Cadets in Formation. Copy of the March, 1939 Advocate that includes an article about the PMC Ball with numerous pictures. Delaware County Today publication from 1966, includes article about Pennsylvania Military College. Article titled "Seeing the Other Side" in Soldiers Magazine, October 1971, that discusses student life at PMC Colleges where students and cadet share classes with each other and often have different opinions on a variety of topics. Explanation of article that was in Seventeen Magazine. 1959 Chester Times article "New Golden Rule of Fashion is Key to Wardrobe Choices for Campus" donated by Mike Harrison, Class of 1961 (in photo)
Physical Condition
Fragile
Subject Access
Alumni - Combat Duty
Pershing Riflemen
Student Life
Office of the President - President Frank Hyatt Papers
Campus Life
Histories - Published - Pennsylvania Military College
Alumni - Biographical Information - Bill Stern
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PMC & Widener Events

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Date Range
1966 - 1973
Category
Campus Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Location
Box 454
Date Range
1966 - 1973
Category
Campus Life
Institution
Pennsylvania Military College
PMC Colleges (Cadet Corps and Penn Morton College)
Widener College
Location
Box 454
Format
Audiovisual Materials
Scope and Content
Ground-breaking ceremonies for Schwartz Physical Education Building, 1969; Alumni Association Christmas music; Hornig Dinner, 1967; Bob Hope "Remarks as Played on NBC Monitor", 1966; Dr. Stefan Possony's lecture, "Vietnam: Are We Winning?" 1968; Seminar with Dr. Hornig, 1967; Discussion on the Humanities, 1965; Baccalaureate, 1969; Bill Stern, "This Is Your Life Tribute;" Dixon Doctorate Ceremony, 1973.
Subject Access
Schwartz Center - Dedication
Alumni - Alumni Association
Honorary Degree Recipients - Bob Hope
Alumni - Biographical Information - Bill Stern
Commencement
Audiotapes
Visiting Dignitaries
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