The SCROLL of Phi Delta Theta for May, 1943
sonal business manager for Charles H. Swift,
chairman of the board; and Harold W. Tilson,
Franklin '19, manager of the lamb department.
LAURANCE WILSON MCDOUGALL, Washington
Louis) '35, has been appointed manager of the
office of The Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company at Columbus, Ohio, and took up his new
duties April 1. Brother McDougall spent the
past two years as Supervisor of the Los Angeles
Office of the same company where he made a
fine record. He recently assisted in the installation of a Pension Trust based on Life Insurance
in his company covering the officers and employees of a large Aircraft Corporation which
amounted to $8,500,000 and covered several
subsidiary companys and plants.
Brother McDougall was born in Brooklyn in
1913 and entered Washington University in St.
Louis where he became a Phi February 14,
1932. While in college he played guard on the
football team which won the Missouri Valley
championship in 1934. After graduation he took
up life insurance in St. Louis and after two
years of personal production was advanced to
the pbsition of supervisor for The Mutual BeneALBERT W. BATES, Oregon State '29
fit Company in their St. Louis office. In January,
Wi-ns promotion in Swiffs Public
1941, he was transferred to their Los Angeles
office. He has been active in the Life Underwriters Associations of both St. Louis and Los
ALBERT WILLARD BATES, Oregon State '29, has
been appointed assistant head of the public rela- Angeles and in 1939 was awarded the degree of
tions department of Swift Company, according CL.U. (Chartered Life Underwriter) and served
to recent announcement. department is as a director of the Los Angeles CL.U. chapter
during the past year. McDougall has been active
located at the company's general office in Chiin the alumni clubs in both cities and took
cago and from there extends its activities
throughout the United States and Canada. Broth- much interest in the progress of his parent
chapter, Missouri Gamma, while in St. Louis.
er Bates has been with Swift's public relations
His many Phi friends are pleased to learn of his
department since 1934 and has a wide acquaintadvancement knowing that it is a natural result
ance among Phis throughout the country.
A native of California, he obtained his pre- of his ability and capacity for hard earnest work.
college education in San Bernardino, Calif., and
RoLLiN CANTWELL BORTLE, Pennsylvania 'o5,vWho
attended Oregon State College, Corvallis, Ore.,
was affiliated with the New York and Philadelfrom 1925 to 1929. Initiated by Oregon Beta, he
phia Alumni Clubs for 42 years, has moved to
represented the chapter in intramural athletics
Nevada, and announces that all Phis are weland held various offices, finally as reporter, in his
come at his "Roll-Inn" at Crystal Bay in the
high Sierras on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe.
During his college career Brother Bates was
active in campus affairs, serving as president JACK MEDICA, Washington '37, for the past four
of A professional Journalistic fraternity. years has been freshman swimming coach at the
The A chapter during his presidency won
University of Pennsylvania. In this capacity he
the fraternity's national trophy for all-around exis closely associated with Dr. "BiU" Meredith,
cellence. Bates received a B.S. degree from Ore- Denison '18, who is associate professor of physigon State.
cal education at the University.
During the years 1929 to 1934 Bates was
JAMES HENDERSON YOUNG, Pennsylvania '96, reexecutive-secretary of A in charge of the
ceived his Golden Legion Certificate in Philanational headquarters at Chicago.
Brother Bates has a Phi associate in Swift's delphia at the Founders Day celebration on
March 15. Brother Young has practiced Law in
public relations department, Franklin K. MulPhiladelphia since graduation. His Offices
lin, Indiana '30. Prior to joining Swift recently
MuUin was with the Associated Press in Chicago. are in the Land Title Building and his home
is in the Ashwood Apartments at 6050 Overbrook
Among other Phis in the Swift Company
general office are Ross Howell, Denison '14, per- Avenue.