of Phi Delta a for November,
CLARENCE FRISBEE Ross [Allegheny '91], former
acting president and former dean of Allegheny
College, died at Meadville, Pa., Oct. 18, 1942,
after an illness of several months, at the age of
72. He received his A.B. from the college in
1891, his A.M., the next year, and in 1932 was
honored with an LL.D.
After ten years as principal of the Allegheny
CoUege Preparatory School, Dr. Ross in 1892,
joined the college faculty of which he remained
a member until his death half a century later.
He was Professor of Latin, 1902-35; secretary of
the faculty, 1901-07, 1910-18; registrar, at intervals, for a total of twenty-five years; dean of men,
1919-30; acting president, 1924-26, 1930-31; vicepresident, 1931-38; dean of the college from 1938
until his partial retirement two years ago. Since
1940 he had served on the local selective service
Dr. Ross was a director of the New First
National Bank of Meadville, the Crawford Company, and the Mutual Insurance Company; a
thirty-third degree Mason, a member of
He leaves a widow, who was Etta Lenhart of
Meadville at their marriage in 1899; a son, Dr.
Julian L. Ross [Allegheny '26] of the college
faculty, and a York Times.
known New York physician, died June aa, 1942
at his home, 950 Fifth Avenue, at the age of
seventy-four, after a short illness. He retired
from active practice two years ago after a career
of almost fifty years in this city, but continued
as a consultant until his death.
Dr. Taylor, born in Virginia of an early
colonial family, was a graduate of the University
of Virginia, which gave him also the degrees
of Master of Arts and Doctor of Medicine.
He came here in 1891, to on the staffs of
the City and Hudson Street Hospitals. After he
was admitted to practice here, he became attached to New York Hospital as a consultant
and as a member of the faculty of the Medical
School of Cornell University. He developed, over
the course of years, a large practice.
Dr. Taylor was a fellow of the American Medical Association and a member of the New York
Academy of Medicine and the County and State
He was active for many years in the Virginians, a society of Virginians living here, and
served as both president and chairman of the
board of governors. He also belonged to 4>A0,
the Church Clubs, and the University
New York Times,
CHARLES WILBERT Goux, Denison '41, is Ohio
lota's first casualty of World War II and the
fourth alumnus of the University to die in
service. Brother Goux died from a sudden attack
DR. FIELDING LEWIS TAYLOR [Virginia '89], well-
JOHN ELDER BRENNEMAN, Dickinson '13, attorney
of York, Pa., died of a heart attack at a hospitalin that city 29, 1942. He was 51 years old.
CHARLES WILBERT GOUX, Denison '41
of meningitis June 22, 1942, while a cadet at the
United States Coast Guard Academy at New
London, Conn. An extremely good-looking man,
Brother Goux was a popular student while attending Denison. He entered the university in
the fall of 1937 and was initiated into the chapter March 4, 1938. He majored in economics
and had planned to enter some phase of business administration upon the termination of his
service. Goux enlisted in the Coast Guard in
the spring of 1942 after working in Detroit since
his graduation. He is survived by his parents
who live at 17566 Muirland,
LEGGETT, Denison '44.
GEORGE WILLIAM SCHROEDER [Columbia '25], an
attorney, of 49 Wall Street, died May 4, 1942,
of a heart ailment at his home at 187a Monroe
Avenue, the Bronx. He was thirty-seven years old.
Mr. Schroeder was graduated in 1935 from
Columbia College and in 1928 from Fordham
Law School, and was admitted to the bar in 1932.
He established his own practice at 49 Wall Street,
specializing in corporation law. He was general
counsel for the Union News Company, 131
Varick Street. Mr. Schroeder was president of the
Bronx County Taxpayers Association and a
member of the A and A A fraternities.
Surviving are his father and mother, Louis
and Elizabeth Schroeder, with whom he
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