The SCROLL of Phi Delta Theta for January,
He has Doctor of Laws degrees from
American Association of American Colleges, 1933-34; president of the Middle Lake Forest College, 1924; Norwich UniStates Association of Colleges and Sec- versity, 1925; Temple University, 1927;
ondary Schools, 1932-33; president of the Lehigh, 1928; Dickinson, 1933; St. Johns,
Association of Urban Universities, 1924- 1934; University of Pennsylvania and
25; president of the Huguenot Society of University of Rochester and Franklin
Pennsylvania, 1937; and president of the and Marshall College all in 1935; CoAssociation of College Presidents of lumbia University, 1936. He received a
Litt.D. from Knox College in 1930, and
He was the first layman in fifty years to from Ursinus in 1942. Hobart College
be chosen moderator of the Presbyterian conferred the degree of L.H.D. on him
Synod of Pennsylvania and now serves in 1935, New York University, the same
that denomination on the committee for honor in 1936, and Rutgers, in 1939.
Rose Polytechnic Institute honored him
a just and righteous peace.
with the degree of D.Sc. in 1940.
Among his other "chores," he is a trusThe "best accomplishment of my life,"
tee of Princeton Theological Seminary;
Barrington School; board of regents of as he phrases it, occurred in 1906 when he
Mercersburg Academy; Advisory Board, married Miss Ruth Durand of Lake ForNorthwestern Military and Naval Acad- est. Mrs. Lewis has been a collaborator
emy; Board of Managers, Severn School, in all her husband's professional activiSeverna Park, Md.; Chairman, Board of ties, especially on the college campus
where her home has. always been open to
Visitors, U. S. Naval Academy, 1940.
Brother Lewis is a member of K, the students. At Lafayette she raised the
K, Sons of the American Revolution, endowment for the infirmary and orLoyal Legion, St. Andrews Society, New ganized the Women's Auxiliary of that
York Historical Society and Newcomen project as well as the Women's Faculty
Society. He is also a charter member of Club. Dr. and Mrs. Lewis have a daughthe American Friends of Lafayette, an ter, Mrs. W. E. Betts of Rochester, N.Y.
Brother Lewis has maintained a lively
officer of the Legion of Honor of France
and the Heraldic Order of Cristobal interest in A from the very day of
Colon of the Dominican Republic. His his pledging. Perhaps no man has adclubs include the Cosmos and the Al- dressed more A Founders Day dinfalfa of Washington, D.C; the Pomfret ners than he has. He was especially active
club and Northampton Country club of in the Washington Alumni club when he
Easton; the British Empire club of Provi- was a resident there. He addressed the
dence, Rhode Island; and the Century banquets at three of the last four General Conventions.
Association of New York City.
Gehrig's Name Chosen for Liberty Ship
CHILDREN of the state of New York have decided that the liberty ship
which represents the state in the nation's victory fleet will carry the name
of A late beloved Lou Gehrig, Columbia '25. The name of the great
first baseman of the New York Yankees was selected from more than
600 names submitted to a vote of students in 222 schools. The christening
ceremonies, at which Brother Gehrig's mother presided took place at
Portland, Maine, Sunday, January 17.