The SCROLL of Phi Delta The'ta for March, 1943
ALFRED RUDOLPH HAVIGHURST, Ohio Wesleyan '14,
FRANK STEPHENS CHRISTY, Allegheny '88, died in
died January 22 at his home in Lakewood, Ohio,
at the age of 51. At the time of his death he was
president and general manager of the General
Container Corporation, and a member of the
containers branch advisory commission of the
WPB. Brother Havighurst was also a director of
the National Fiber Container Association and the
Lansing Warner, Inc.
Pittsburgh, Pa., December 14. He had been active in the engineering profession for many years,
and was for some time connected with the building of the railroad which connected Key West,
Fla., with the mainland.
JAMES SWIFT MOREY, Syracuse '90, principal of
Public School 134 in Brooklyn, N.Y., for 37 years
until his retirement' in 1935, died February 20
WALTER CHAUNCEY MELLOR, Wooster '92, died
after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage. He was 77.
December 9, at his Pittsburgh, Pa., home. He
Brother Morey's long educational career began
had served as president of the C. C. Mellor Comin 1891 when he was appointed principal of the
pany since the death of his father in 1909. One Parkville Village School which became Public
of his surviving brothers, George Edward Mellor,
School 134 in 1898. He was a member of Kedron
Washington and Jefferson '02, is also associated
Lodge, Royal Arch Masons, and a former memwith the organization.
ber of the board of the Ocean Parkway Metho*
LIEUT. EUGENE VERNE HUNTLEY, Washington
was killed November 15, 1942, in South Carolina,
with five other occupants of the bomber he was
piloting, when the plane exploded in the air.
The son of State Senator and Mrs. Ernest C.
Huntley, St. John, Wash., Brother Huntley died
just as his commission as a first lieutenant had
gone through, and just before he was scheduled
to leave camp on furlough. He enlisted in the
Army Air Corps in January, 1942. At the University of Washington, and in the A chapter
there, he was known for his very fine voice.
MAJOR HERALD HOOTMAN, DePauw
Grand Rapids, Mich., died in action in New
Guinea, January 4, according to recent word from
the War Department. A veteran of World War I,
Brother Hootman was a member of the officers'
reserve corps and was called to service during
the early stages of America's preparation for war.
ALBERT EDWARD MITCHELL, Washington
killed in Alaska June 3, 1942, when the patrol
bomber he was piloting into Dutch Harbor from
Kodiak was attacked by six Japanese Zeros.
CHARLES BRIGHTMER CHAPMAN, McGill '32, died
July 30, 1942, in London,
sulted from a virulent
which found its way into
Canada. His death restaphylococcus germ
the blood stream.
JAMES KENYON ROBBINS, Missouri '95, died at his
home in New Madrid, Mo., December 3, aged 67.
He was vice-president of the Commercial Trust
Company, county treasurer, 1933-34, and county
collector from 1935 to the time of his death. He
was a thirty-second degree Mason.
HARRY EDWARD ROONEY, Kansas State '34, garage
owner in Belleville, Kan., succumbed to fumes
from a gas furnace in his home January 2. Officials, investigating when it was noticed that
Rooney's garage was not open, stated that he
and a friend apparently were overcome after
retiring for the night.
Jefferson '12, professor of law at the University
of Washington, died January 17, in Seattle.
Widely known in law circles. Brother Luccock
was a member of the Washington State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the
Selden Society of London, the Order of the Coif,
A <> legal fraternity, and the Rainier club. He
had been a member of the university law faculty
since 1937, and had previously practiced law in
Seattle from 1915 to 1935.
EBEN EARLE MASTERMAN, Maine '08, died at his
home in Jay, Me., October 1, 1942. Brother Masterman had been associated with the Charles H.
Gilman Company for many years as a securities
salesman prior to his retirement eight years ago
because of failing health.
GEORGE KINGSBURY, Syracuse '93, died March
15, 1941, after a lingering illness following an
operation. He had been in retirenient for eleven
years after completing a thirty-two year career
as science instructor in Newtown high school.
LIEUT. HENRY WILSON, Georgia School of Tech-
nology "40, Chattanooga, Tenn. was killed in a
plane crash, August 22, 1942.
SHERMAN JOHN MCQUEEN, Wisconsin '11, died
November 11 in Monrovia, Wis., after an illness
of several weeks. Brother McQueen, 56, had been
a business and civic leader in Monrovia for
twenty-four years. He is survived by a brother,
Loren Angus McQueen, Wisconsin '16.
LOUIS BRITTON BOWKER, Ohio Wesleyan '01, El
Segundo, Calif., merchant and lemon grower,
died October 12.
HOWARD MASON VAN GELDER, Brown '97, elec-
trical engineer, died at Brooklyn, N.Y., November 22, 1941. He is survived by his widow and
two sons, one of whom is Philip Henry Van
Gelder, Brown '28.