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H. Max Schiebel, A&S '29, Med '33, writes: "At 93, I am still enjoying working in my vegetable and flower garden, but unfortunately have had to stop playing tennis, skiing, and flying due to a loss of my balance, and my travel is limited."


Harry Goodman, A&S '33, writes: "I am a charter member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and am also the last remaining founding staff member of St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, California."


Avraham (Bergman) Biran, A&S '34 (MA), '35 (PhD), is 92 years old and continues to work and direct the Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology of the Hebrew Union College -- Jewish Institute of Religion in Jerusalem, Israel.


Edward Clautice, A&S '38, is the author of two books of humorous poetry. He writes: "I have a serious one due out this fall. I have received many athletic awards in my age group for tennis, ping-pong, running, bowling, race walking, and skiing."
    Charles Counselman, A&S '38, writes: "I am retired and living in Pelican Bay, Naples, Florida. We visit Baltimore from May through October and live at Blakehurst. We have 12 grandchildren. I am still active at golf, and my wife is still playing tennis and a little golf."


Arthur Cooper, A&S '43, writes: "Nothing much is new. We have three grandchildren, ages 2 months to 9 years. I still play golf regularly, but not well. Otherwise, I stick pretty close to home."
    Roger Dalsheimer, A&S '43, writes: "I play bridge, go to the theater and opera and enjoy lots of travel."
    Robert Fulton, A&S '43, retired from DuPont at the end of 1990. He has an active international business as a technical adviser on mineral matters, and he has visited more than 50 countries on business and pleasure. He lives on a 10-acre property outside of Wilmington, Delaware, and he owns a 120-acre mountain property in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.
    Wilfred Keir, A&S '43, is a resident of Fairhaven Retirement Home near Baltimore.
    Alvin Nehrenz, A&S '43, has retired as a senior consulting engineer with Bethlehem Steel.
    Robert Rosenthal, A&S '43, retired in 1990 after a career as a research chemist with Gulf Research and 14 years as adjunct professor in organic chemistry at Florida International University. He writes: "My wife and I had a 14-year hobby teaching arts and crafts on cruise ships. I play duplicate bridge and am near a Bronze Life Master. Our greatest pleasure is being with our nearby grandchildren."
    John M. Ryan, Engr '43, is teaching electronics and telecommunications at Capitol College in Laurel, Maryland. Joseph Stegmaier, A&S '43, writes: "I have been professionally retired--fully--since 1978. I now enjoy travel, golf, bridge, and the arts."
    Paul Wirtz, A&S '43, writes: "Due to a disability, I am not very mobile, but continue to be active with the Baltimore Streetcar Museum. I was the executive vice president and am now the comptroller. I also do some limited volunteer work."
    Warren Yursik, A&S '43, writes: "I've been blessed with a happy 59-year marriage, nine loving children, and good health. We live on the world's most beautiful beach, enjoy retirement, and love company. Come on down, y'all! We're in Florida's panhandle--the 'other' Florida."


Leslie Cohen, A&S '44, '52 (PhD), writes: "My sci-fi novel, Children of the Lattice, received an IPPY 2002 Finalist Award."


Tim Baker, A&S '48, '54 (MPH), writes: "At a past reunion, fellow classmate Sid Levin asked me where I had worked internationally. I said it was easier to ask where I haven't worked. Sid said, 'Okay, so where haven't you worked?' and I replied, 'Well, Greenland.' Sid said, 'I've been there.' So...I worked in Greenland two years ago, then last year in Armenia, and this year in Cuba!" Lawrence Egbert, A&S '48, writes: "I am assisting with the Health Professions Committee, evaluating premed students who are applying to medical schools. I take occasional jobs with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) overseas, and I work as a Caring Friend with people who are dying and need help from the Hemlock Society."
    Charles Jasper, A&S '48, writes: "I write a lot of poetry and self-published a 100-page, 260-poem softcover book of some of my work: From Love and Things to Albatross Wings. All who see my book love it! It sells for $10.00 retail." H. Hudson Myers, A&S '48, who has seven grandchildren, is enjoying golf, tennis, traveling, and supporting the theaters of Baltimore.
    Eugene Stombler, A&S '48, writes: "I am a retired Navy Captain (USNR), and I served as commanding officer of two reserve units attached to the Naval Air Systems command. I enjoy photography and travel frequently to Southeast Asia- -I've been there 12 times."


Marian Calin Kirkpatrick, A&S '50 (MA), has retired as the school psychologist for District 10 in Bronx, New York.


George D. Arnold, Peabody '51, taught instrumental music in Baltimore County elementary and high schools. In addition, he played as a freelance musician in the Baltimore area.
    Nancy Maratta Brown, Peabody '51, is retired from her position as an instrumental music teacher in the Baltimore County schools. She writes: "Since retirement, my husband and I have done a bit of traveling, and we spend winters in California. I am still taking piano lessons." Donald H. Dembo, A&S '51, writes: "Having served as president of the Baltimore City Medical Society, and MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society, I am now governor for Maryland and chapter president of the American College of Cardiology."


Louis Head, A&S '52, recently published Dancing in the Dark: And the Nature of Escape and Evasion in Croatia During the Second World War.


Ronald B. Berggren, A&S '53, has been elected chairman of the Institutional Review Committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, the group that reviews all the institutions in the country that sponsor graduate medical education.
    Georgia Tangires, Peabody '53, celebrated her 55th year as a church musician at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation. She has received numerous awards for work on a local, diocesan, and national levels in the field of Byzantine music. She and her husband, Bill, have three daughters.


George Bass, A&S '54, has received one of the 2001 National Medals of Science, which honors individuals in a variety of fields for pioneering scientific research. The award was announced by President George W. Bush.


Clifton T. Harding, Engr '58, has retired--for the second time--from CDI consulting firm.


Joseph F. Cudia, A&S '59, writes: "I retired this year after 30 years of private group practice in Ob-Gyn. I am enjoying more time with my family and hobbies, including running, scuba diving, and flying radio-controlled airplanes."


Jim Kallis, Engr '60, was married on July 14, to Beverly Ball, a dentist.
    Audrey Cyrus McCallum, Peabody '60, '67 (MM), taught in Baltimore City for 30 years before retiring in 1990 from Western Senior High School as music department head. She is now in her 13th year as an instructor at Morgan State University, where she teaches piano, aural skills, keyboard harmony, and vocal methods in elementary and secondary music education.


John Edinger, Engr '61, '65 (PhD), recently published his book Waterbody Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Modeling, an introductory workbook to three-dimensional water body modeling. which includes modeling software on CD-ROM. Dr. Edinger was in the Department of Environmental Engineering and Water Resources from 1960 through 1965, then taught for several years at Vanderbilt University and the University of Pennsylvania before starting his own consulting firm in 1974 in environmental hydrology and waterbody hydrodynamics.


Karl Albrecht, A&S '63, has written his 27th business book, Minds at Work: Leveraging the Power of Organizational Intelligence (September 2002, American Management Association).
    Cary Lee Barton, Peabody '63, writes: "After 25 years of living on the Severn River near Annapolis, we have returned to Baltimore. Our four children have given us seven grandkids who are discovering the joy of music in wonderful and personal ways. I continue to judge each spring for the National Guild of Piano Teachers--a rewarding way to keep in touch since retiring from a long and happy career of piano teaching. We love to see the world and hope to continue travels and adventures at home and abroad."
    Margaret O'Reilly-Korte, Peabody '63, was elected "Woman of the Year" by the New York City charter chapter of the American Business Women's Association.
    Arnold Spitz, A&S '63, has retired from Joseph E. Seagram & Sons Inc. after 22 years as trademark counsel in their law department. The company was recently acquired by Vivendi S.A.


Richard B. Kaufmann, A&S '65, is still living on his motor yacht Patriot Games in Annapolis Harbor, and he is "happily single."


Don H. Nicolson, Med '66, won first place in the Male Great Grandmaster's Division of the 2002 Apalachicola River Bridge 10K.


W. Bruce Fye, A&S '68, Med '72, A&S '78 (MS), was recently inducted as president of the American College of Cardiology, a professional society with 28,000 members. He is a cardiologist and professor of medicine and the history of medicine at the Mayo Clinic and Foundation in Rochester, Minnesota.


Kathleen A. Conboy-Ellis, Nursing '69, a pediatric nurse practitioner and epidemiologist, has been elected to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.
    Richard S. Frary, A&S '69, writes: "My daughter Rebecca just finished her sophomore year at Vanderbilt University, where Doug Fuchs and his wife, Lynn Fuchs, both A&S '71, are senior faculty in special education at Peabody College. They are among the most popular teachers at the school."
    David Wirtz, A&S '69, has joined Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, P.A. as a principal in their New York office.

The staff members of the 1971-72 News-Letter. Published weekly by students, the newspaper has been a Hopkins tradition since 1896.
Photo courtesy 1972 Hulabaloo

Mervell L. Bracewell, SPH '71 (MPH), '76 (DrPH), is a retired professor of nursing from the graduate program in nursing at the Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans.


Steven C. Goldman, A&S '72, SAIS '73 (MA), '74 (PhD), currently serves as the director of the Office of Nonproliferation Controls and Treaty Compliance at the U.S. Department of Commerce.
    Bob Powell, Engr '72, '73 (MSE), '78 (PhD), has been appointed chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of California at Davis.
    Steven E. Snow, A&S '72, SAIS '74 (MA), writes, "My daughter, Elana, is now in the Hopkins Class of 2006, and she joins her brother, Jon '03, on the Hopkins campus."


Jeffrey L. Gordon, A&S '73, writes: "I have had a few occasions to come back to Hopkins over the years, but none will match the fact that my son, Brooks, will be a freshman at Homewood this fall. He is our third child. Our older two girls graduated from Yale and Duke. I have been very impressed with the many campus improvements completed over the years, and of course, the school's reputation continues to be second to none. I'm looking forward to reconnecting with Hopkins and rediscovering some of my old haunts (if they're still there!)." (See p. 62)


Jim Corr, SAIS '74 (MA), is currently on sabbatical leave from the International Monetary Fund. He is a visiting scholar in the Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, where he is undertaking research on U.S. monetary policy in the 1980s. He will return to the IMF in January 2003.


Elisa Braver, A&S '75, A&S '90 (PhD), and her husband, L. Austin Doyle, A&S '74, write: "We would love to tell you about our awe-inspiring career achievements and our two astonishingly gifted and well-mannered children, but hey, things did not quite work out that way. We thought we would write in to speak on behalf of all the silent alumni who are muddling along day by day. Here's to modicums of success!"
    Gary C. Culbertson, A&S '75, writes: "After many years in high tech strat planning and systems design, our company has the landmark 'world's fastest event simulator.' We speed up the time to simulate ICs, from months to seconds, typically. It is used by IC and ASIC chip designers. Hey, I swear, I am even using math taught by the '71-'74 math department. My son started at Hopkins this fall, and after visiting, I am amazed at how the University has changed and grown. Wish I could go again. Anyway, I still attribute most of my success to work done with Dr. Charles Westgate in Barton Hall."


Thomas A. Pressley, A&S '77, writes: "My family and I will be enjoying a sabbatical at the University of Poitiers in France from August to December 2002, where I'll be teaching physiology to undergraduates in a biotechnology program. I'll also be counseling them on job opportunities and training in the U.S."
    Susan Sontup, A&S '77, has been appointed Legal Advocacy Fund director for the American Association of University Women in New York State. The Legal Advocacy Fund is the nation's largest legal fund focused solely on sex discrimination in higher education.


Bruce D. Fox, A&S '78, graduated from the State University of Buffalo dental school in 1982, from New York University's orthodontics school in 1985, and has been practicing in Randolph, New Jersey, since 1985. He married Dinah Rappaport in 1979, and they have two children, Evan and Robyn. He was just installed as president of Temple Shalom.
    Linda Higueras, SAIS '78, married Dr. Eugene Tragus, director of surgery/critical care at Angkor Hospital for Children, on August 10 in Siem Reap, Cambodia, in a traditional Khmai wedding. She is the new public relations director for the hospital and continues her human resources consulting in Southeast Asia. She can be reached at


Frank Mondimore, Med '79, author of Bipolar Disorder, A Guide for Patients and Families (JHU Press), was mentioned in a TIME magazine online article titled "The Bipolar Child."


Nancy W. Harvey, SPH '80 (MPH), is public health manager for Pueblo at Jemez. She supervises 12 tribal paraprofessional staff in community health representation and diabetes, health education, and public health programs.


Michael A. Bruno, A&S '82, writes: "I would love to hear from old friends and classmates. You can e-mail me at"
    Matthew G. Kiernan, A&S '82, writes: "Cheryl and I are enjoying our second daughter, Elizabeth, who arrived on December 31 to join her big sister, Caroline."


Arlene I. Greenspan, SPSBE '83 (MS), SPH '87 (MPH), '91 (DrPH), teaches at Emory University's Division of Physical Therapy and is involved in special products for the Centers for Disease Control. She has written or co-authored many articles that have been printed in peer-reviewed journals, as well as two book chapters and a manual.
    Marc Hollanders, SAIS '83 (MA), was appointed head of Secretariat of the Committee of Payment and Settlement Systems of the central banks of the Group of Ten countries in February. The Secretariat is based at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland.


William R. Bernstein, A&S '85, writes: "I received the Lawrence Taft 2002 Clinical Teaching Award from the Department of Pediatrics at UMDNJ -- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where I am director of pediatric ambulatory services at Saint Peter's University Hospital." James L. Stofan, A&S '85, is senior vice president of education for the National Wildlife Federation.


Scott Conwell, A&S '86, is running for Congress on the Republican ticket. He is campaigning for Maryland's 3rd District seat, currently held by Ben Cardin. He is an attorney with Venable, Baetjer and Howard LLP in their Washington office.
    Mary E. Goulet, A&S '86, has joined Whitham, Curtis & Christofferson PC of Reston, Virginia, as counsel. The firm and Goulet specialize in patent law. Goulet will also continue as creative director of Worlds Away, a new musical, and
    J. Ward Morrow, A&S '86, is running for Orphans' Court Judge for Baltimore City. He is counsel to the American Federation of Teachers -- Maryland, AFL-CIO, and finished two terms as president of the Southeast Community Organization in Baltimore City.
    Jerry Lynn Watson, A&S '86, and his wife, Anne Siegel, A&S '87, announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Siegel Watson, on February 5. Jerry writes: "We continue to live in Raleigh, North Carolina, where I practice as a radiologist at Rex Hospital."


Julie P. Glass, A&S '87, writes: "In January, I married Thomas Locke. These days, I'm spending a lot of time on our house in Bethesda, Maryland, and learning about the joys of being a stepmom to Tom's two children, Caroline and Miller."
    Paul M. Kirshbom, A&S '87, Med '91, has joined the Sibley Heart Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Kirshbom was previously a fellow at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


Evan Chuck, A&S '89, of White & Case LLP was recently tapped as special counsel to the Huntington Library, Art Galleries and Botanical Gardens, in connection with the development and construction of a classical Chinese botanical garden on the Huntington Library's site in San Marino, California. Projected to open in 2004, the garden will be one of the largest classical Chinese gardens outside China.
    Bennett Degen, A&S '89, vice president and director of risk management of Asset Alliance Corporation, has just moved to West Orange, New Jersey, with his wife, Michelle, and his children, Joshua and Eliana.
    Alicia B. Harvey-Smith, SPSBE '89 (MS), was promoted to a new deanship at The Community College of Baltimore. Dr. Harvey, who completed her PhD in December, is the youngest community college dean in the state. She is the founder of A.B. Harvey-Smith-Educational Consulting and Presentations, a member of the National Council on Student Development, and the Council on The Advancement of Standards in Higher Education.
    Robert D. Manning, A&S '89 (PhD), has been appointed the Caroline Werner Gannett Professor of Humanities at the Rochester Institute of Technology. His new book, Credit Card Nation, received the 2001 Robert Ezra Park Award for Outstanding Contribution to Sociological Practice. In January, he testified at the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee's hearing on the Bankruptcy Reform Act.
    Brenda Schulman, A&S '89, a research scientist at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has been named one of the 20 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences for 2002. She is an assistant faculty member of St. Jude's Department of Structural Biology and Department of Genetics and Tumor Cell Biology. The monetary award is designed to help support the research of junior faculty members over a four-year period.


Risa "Rickey" (Alpert) Anav, Engr '90, and her husband, Dan, are the proud parents of Ethan, who is 1. She writes: "He is a lot of fun. I'm currently working at Novacept in Palo Alto, California."
    David A. Elkes, A&S '90, writes: "My wife, Lynne, and I just welcomed our second child, Rachel Karen, born on May 31. Big brother, Daniel Adam, is quite proud of his little sister. We celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary this year. We're still in Baltimore, where I work as an information technology executive, and Lynne is a finance professor at Loyola College."
    Anthony Spearman-Leach, A&S '90, writes: "The Hopkins Undergraduate Admissions Office continues to keep me busy with college fairs and NASC interviews. I have been with CBS Television for a couple of years, having completed a three-year stint at USA Networks. Prior to those positions I was the regional director addressing all divisions of the Department of Health and Human Services, as well as post-secondary education for U.S. Senator E. Spencer Abraham. I enjoy writing OpEd pieces and serve on several boards."


Bevanne A. Bean-Mayberry, SPH '92 (MHS), completed her women's health fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Veterans Administration Hospital in June 2001. She is now an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.
    Joshua J. Berger, A&S '92, is a resident in obstetrics and gynecology at MLK/ Drew Hospital in Los Angeles. John E. Osborn, SAIS '92 (MA), has been appointed to the Wilson Council of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C. He writes, "I am senior vice president and general counsel with Cephalon, Inc., a biotechnology company in suburban Philadelphia."
    William J. Kephart, A&S '92, writes: "I am proud to announce that my wife, Nancy, and I added a son to our family on January 18. His name is William John Kephart Jr., and all are happy and healthy."
    Paresh Shah, A&S '92, is back in Maryland for a fellowship at the University of Maryland. He writes: "My wife and kids are all doing well. I have already seen a few people from Hopkins and hope to see more."


Danielle Bird, A&S '93, writes: "Last year I finished my pediatric residency in Hawaii. I am currently completing a one-year tour in Korea as a staff pediatrician for the U.S. Army. The exciting part is that I'm going back to Hawaii for another tour at Tripler Army Medical Center. If any of my old swim team buddies want to check out paradise, drop me a line at"
    Robin E. Brillante, A&S '93, SPSBE '95 (MAT), is the English department chair of a middle school in Baltimore. Jason "Crazy Legs" Conti, A&S '93, who lives in New York, was the champion of the World Oyster Eating Championship held in New Orleans on April 13. In Seattle, he won the Washington State Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Championship on June 9, and he earned a place at the national competition on Coney Island on July 4, where he topped his personal best, eating 18 hot dogs and buns in 12 minutes. His roommate, Doug Salvador, A&S '93, writes: "He even got the chance to meet New York mayor and JHU alum, Michael Bloomberg at the weigh-in before the event." (See p. 58)
    Audrey Reynolds, A&S '93, is a director of college counseling at Friends Seminary in New York.


Sarah R. Boutwell, A&S '96, recently received her commission as a naval officer after completing Officer Candidate School at Naval Aviation Schools Command, Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida.
    Una Chung, A&S '96, married Ryan Mamoru Iwasaka in Los Angeles on August 31. After honeymooning in Europe, she started her position as a first-year associate in the corporate department of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP.
    Alice-Marie Gravely, SPSBE '96 (MLA), writes: "I am president of Foundry Gallery, a not-for-profit co-op of local artists. We are interested in donating works of fine art to various charitable organizations for their fundraising auctions. We also hold drawing and painting demonstrations for these organizations. We can be reached at or at 202-387-0203."
    Richard Greco, Bologna '96, SAIS '97 (MA), managing director, government services division of Stern Stewart & Co., has been appointed a White House Fellow, one of the most prestigious fellowship programs for leadership development and public service.
    Alysoun McLaughlin, A&S '96, is working as a federal budget and taxation policy specialist for the State -- Federal Relations Office of the National Conference of State Legislatures, where she has recently been tracking the effects of federal tax policy decisions on state revenues. She and her husband, Andrew Blumhagen, recently celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary with a party at their new home with several Hopkins alums in attendance.
    Robert A. Shapiro, SPSBE '96 (MS), '01 (MBA), married Jodi L. Pincus on April 7 in Silver Spring, Maryland. They have moved to Gaithersburg, Maryland.
    Pete Yarbro, A&S '96, writes: "Since graduating from Notre Dame Law School in 1999, I've been practicing law in South Bend, Indiana, where I've recently become a partner in Hains Law Firm, LLP."


Lina Prabhakar Parikh, SPH '97 (MHS), is a training specialist at a software company. She travels regularly to Europe and Asia for work and gets to use her French language skills.


Angelin Chang, Peabody '98, is director of keyboard programs and a professor of piano at Cleveland State University. He performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra's Chamber Music Series in April and directed the inaugural event, "New Trends in Piano: A Practical Seminar for Performing Musicians, Teachers and Students," held in Cleveland State's Music Department in May.
    Joe Harris, A&S '98, married his longtime girlfriend, Kristen Corbett, on July 13 at Loyola College, where she graduated in 2001. The couple honeymooned on a cruise through Alaska.
    Josephine Pearse, A&S '98, and Michael Albert of Ellicott City, were married in a ceremony attended by Amy Davis Duncan, John McGivney, Geoff Gettinger, all A&S '89; and Erica Preston, A&S '99. Mallika Gupta, A&S '98, served as maid of honor.


Janet Freedman, A&S '99 (MLA), has had her graduate project published by the Maryland Historical Society. The book is a combination of memoir and historical research about Kent Island.
    Laurel Minzer, A&S '99, writes: "I am enjoying being an elementary school teacher with the New York City Board of Education. While visiting Hopkins for Homecoming Weekend, my boyfriend, David Levine, and I became engaged. David is a soon-to-be pediatrician. We look forward to a June wedding at the Shelter Rock Jewish Center on Long Island." Joy Vaccaro, A&S '99, and Daniel Posner, A&S '99, are engaged and planning an October 2003 wedding.


Johnathan Z. Buba, Engr '00, is living in Andover, Massachusetts.
    Bryan J. Nies, Peabody '00 (MM), writes: "Since graduation I have continued to pursue a conducting career. After positions as assistant conductor of the National Chamber Orchestra, I moved to the West Coast to fill positions with Festival Opera as their chorus master and assistant conductor. In addition, I have conducted with Cinnabar Opera Theater and will be an associate conductor with American Musical Theater of San Jose in February. It's nice to be a musician and be completely booked!"
    Thomas C. Timmes, Engr '00 (MS), a captain in the U.S. Army, has been selected as the Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year by the Maryland Society of Professional Engineers. He is chief of the field waters section of the Army's Water Supply Management Program.


Reece Dano, Peabody '01 (MM), writes: "I'm working as a cataloger in the Boston University library system for the time being. I may soon take advantage of their tuition remission and get yet another degree. Otherwise, I'm working on finishing up some musical commissions I picked up at the Aspen Music Fest this past summer."

In Memoriam

1925: John Angelo Pentz, A&S '25, '51 (MA), who taught poetry and grammar at City College, died in July. In 1996, at the age of 93, Mr. Pentz published his book, The Martinetti Family: The Story of a Nineteenth Century Pantomime Company. It was the story of his mother's family. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, his daughter, two granddaughters and three great-grandchildren.

1931: John Smith Reese, A&S '31 (PhD), a research chemist for the E.I. duPont de Nemours Company and a devoted member of Trinity Episcopal Church, died on June 26. He was a member of the Society of Colonial Wars and was instrumental in the foundation of the Kalmar Nickel project and in the formation of the Wilmington, Delaware Skating Club. He was an avid sportsman until late in life and enjoyed opera, classical music, and the arts.

1933: Morton H. Edelman, A&S '33, Med '37, a wartime specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of tropical diseases, died at his home on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Following World War II, he developed his lifelong interest in tropical diseases and treated servicemen in the Philippines and New Guinea. He returned to New York and opened a private practice in internal medicine. He is survived by three children and two grandsons.

1934: Millard T. Lang, Engr '34, a member of the 1932 U.S. Olympic lacrosse team and one of Sports Illustrated's top 50 greatest sports figures of the 20th century from Maryland, died in August. He was a member of the national champion Johns Hopkins lacrosse teams in 1932 and 1933 and was captain of the 1934 team. He had a 36-year career with Westinghouse Electric Corp. and at his retirement, he was in sales of aerospace and Air Force command systems.

1938: Charlie Dudley, A&S '38, died this summer, approximately one week after his wife died after a long illness.

1938: W.Winchester White, A&S '38, died on July 20.

1939: Calvin Darlington Linton, A&S '39 (MA), '40 (PhD), emeritus professor of English literature at George Washington University, who had served as dean of its liberal arts college from 1957 to 1984, died July 19. Dr. Linton, a biblical scholar who wrote for the journal Christianity and Literature, also taught writing courses for the Federal Reserve Board, the Internal Revenue Service, and other government agencies. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jean Linton, of Bethesda, Maryland.

1940: Carrington Williams, A&S '40, a McLean lawyer and former member of the Virginia House of Delegates who was board chairman of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation, died on August 3. He was a planning committee chairman of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and a founding chairman of the Washington Airports Task Force. He also served on the board of the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and was a 25-year trustee of the George Mason University Foundation.

1946: Mary Frances Reynolds Whitlock, Nursing '46, died of pulmonary fibrosis on July 9.

1948: Nazir A. Chowdhry, Engr '48, died on February 28. He was the author of many chemistry and chemical engineering publications. He is survived by his wife, one son, three daughters, and eight grandchildren.

1948: Raymond Smith, Engr '48, PH '54, an environmentalist who excelled in research and development, and in the planning and implementation of air pollution control programs at the local and national levels, died January 17, 2002. Mr. Smith represented the U.S. at the first international conference on acid rain in the 1960s, and was director of the federal air quality and emissions data program that compiled the scientific data that led to the Clean Air Act of 1970. The family requests that anyone with fond memories of Ray send a note to: He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Irene F. Smith, three children, and six grandchildren.

1952: Lloyd Owens, A&S '52, a former Baltimore resident and account vice president at UBS Paine Webber, died in July. He was the former president of the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association of Illinois.

1952: Kenneth W. Smith, Peabody '52, a retired engineer, church singer, and musical comedy performer, died in August. Beginning in the 1960s, he appeared in many community theaters.

1953: Kenneth Carleton Townsend, A&S '53, who worked with explosives used in quarries, died in July. He was the founder of Townsend Explosives Inc., a White Marsh, Maryland, firm that supplied rock quarries with explosive materials. He is survived by three daughters, two brothers, and four grandchildren.

1959: Paul D. McElroy, A&S '59 (MAT), '72 (PhD), a longtime professor of educational administration at Morgan State University who oversaw the training of dozens of school principals, died in July. He was an amateur magician and author of many academic articles, as well as a book, which he co-wrote with his wife, titled Children and Adolescents with Mental Illness: A Parent's Guide. He was the first president of the Maryland Chapter of the National Association for the Mentally Ill.

1960: Daniel Sapir, Med '60, a Baltimore kidney specialist, internist, and medical educator whose career spanned nearly 40 years, died in July. Until his retirement last year, he maintained his medical practice at Johns Hopkins at Green Spring. Dr. Sapir helped establish the dialysis unit at Union Memorial Hospital in 1970 and trained the staff that operated it. He is survived by his wife, a son, a daughter, his mother, and five grandchildren.

1964: Margaret Sherrard Hamberry, SPH '64 (MPH), retired director of the Baltimore County Health Department who planned and directed large-scale 1950s polio immunizations, died in July. Dr. Sherrard was the first woman president of the Baltimore County Medical Association and was active in the community. She is survived by her husband, a daughter, a son, a sister, and a granddaughter.

1965: Frederick Leist Jr., SPSBE '65 (MLA), a retired St. Paul's School for Boys faculty member and Navy lieutenant commander, died in August. Mr. Leist taught history at the Brooklandville school for 20 years and was a member of the U.S. Navy, from which he retired in 1963. He is survived by two sons and four grandchildren.

1977: Douglas K. Richardson, Med '77, a doctor with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Newton, Mass., who was renowned for his work with premature newborns, died in a bicycle accident in August. Dr. Richardson had published more than 70 articles on newborn intensive care and was board-certified in pediatrics and neonatology. He was affiliated with Winchester Hospital, Children's Hospital, and Brigham and Women's Hospital. He is survived by his wife and three children.

1987: Milton Engel, Med '87, a child psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who practiced in Washington for 36 years, died August 8. Dr. Engel was an adjunct clinical professor of psychiatry at George Washington and Georgetown medical schools, and he was a consulting psychiatrist for Oak Hill Youth Center, Washington's institution for juvenile offenders. He was a member of the Adas Israel Congregation.

1993: Myra D. Jans, Peabody '93, a homemaker, traveler, and amateur pianist, died in August. Mrs. Jans was a benefactor of the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she endowed a scholarship. She is survived by her husband of 55 years and a son.

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