The SCROLL of Phi Delta a for January, 1943
County. He was first appointed to Orphans Court
in 1929. Prior to being elevated to the bench
Brother .Chalfant enjoyed a varied and distinguished career as an attorney. For more than
twenty years he was secretary of the Board of
Law Examiners, until 1928, when new rules for
admission to the Bar were adopted by the Supreme Court. At this time a new board was
created and he was appointed vice chairman.
Judge Chalfant was a trustee of Lafayette College and of East Liberty Presbyterian Church.
HUGH JAMES HANNIGAN, Syracuse '17, former
chairman of the board and head of various
committees of the Life Underwriters' Association,
died March 18 in New York City. He was 47
At Syracuse Brother Hannigan was a leader in
and university affairs, and was president of the student body in 1917 when he left
college to enlist in the 48th Infantry as a lieutenant. He served at the New York Port of Embarkation throughout the war. Brother Hannigan received national notice on December 7,
1920, when he encountered a former captain in
the 48th Infantry who was being sought as a
German spy and for embezzling $4,000 from
Company of the 48th. He caused the arrest of
the deserter who was later tried by court martial
and sentenced to prison.
Brother Hannigan was active in the insurance
field from 1919 until the time of his death. His
work centered in the Life Underwriters' Assodation during the last ten years, and he was
scheduled to be elected president of the organi-
zation last year, but was forced to decline on
advice of his physidan.
ARTHUR PERRY FAIRFIED, Dartmouth
'00, died at
his home in Daytona Beach, Fla., November 1,
after an illness of four months. Brother Fairfield was one of the most widely known of
Dartmouth alumni, and retained an assodation
with the College for 34 years. This assodation
began in 1902 when he was placed in charge of
Hanover Inn, under Dartmouth direction.
Through this position he came in contact with
most Dartmouth alumni and other visitors to
Hanover. He was also manager of the Dartmouth Dining Association, the patronage of
which was greatly increased after 1905 by the
growth of the College and the requirement that
all freshmen must eat in Commons. These responsibilities Brother Perry carried until 1936
when he terminated his services with the college.
For almost 40 years he was present at every
Brother Perry, during his career, was honored
by the presidencies of the New Hampshire Hotel
Association and the New England Hotel Men's
Association. He represented Hanover for one
term in the New Hampshire Legislature as a
member of the House, and his district for another term as a member of the Senate. For many
years he was a trustee and chairman of the
board of Kimball Union Academy. He was also
a trustee of the Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital and of the Dartmouth Savings Bank. His
avocation was golf, and at one time he was
president of the New Hampshire Golf Associa-
DR. ROBERT WHITE KNOX, Centre '80, retired
chief surgeon for the Southern Pacific Lines, is
dead at age 82 at his home in Houston, Tex.
Outstanding accomplishments of Brother Knox
during his 50 years of service with the Lines
were the building of the Southern Pacific Hospital in Houston, and the promotion of first aid
work of railroads throughout the country. He
was a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a past president of the Texas Medical Association.
KENNETH HAROLD HUYETTE, Purdue
suddenly at his home in Bluffton, Ind., October
16. Brother Huyette, an electrical engineer, was
employed as a production superintendent at the
new General Electric war production plant in
Fort Wayne. He was a brother of the late Raymond Joseph Huyette, Purdue '30.
COL. JAMES BROWN KEMPER, Cincinnati '99, died
August 24. Colonel Kemper is former Chief of
Staff, 97th Div., O.R., U. S. Army.
STUART ROBINSON BOLIN, Ohio State '99
Well known Columbus, Ohio, attorney and holder of
many important legal and civic offices, who died
September 21. [See SCROLL, November, 1942, p.
OLIVER FARRE TROUTMAN, Kentucky
graduate of the University of Kentucky, is dead
at age 8t, in Lexington. He was a member of
the first class of students enrolled at old Ken-