The SCROLL of Phi Delta Theta for May, 1943
Golden Legion. was also a member of Dove
chapter, and was a star performer on the varsity
Lodge, A.F. and A.M., and of fl and E.
track team. After graduating from the engineering school he held a number of positions in this
He was survived by one son, Clifton M. Miller,
profession, having mainly to do with bridge con- Jr., Virginia '25, and three daughters.
struction. Between 1910 and 1917 he was a
construction engineer in California, serving for
LIEUT. ALBERT FRANCIS WHITNEY, North Dakota
a period as city engineer for Redwood. Return'36, was killed in action on Guadalcanal Island
ing to the east in 1917, he combined engineering
November 23, according to information received
with the study of law, and received the degree of
by his mother, Mrs. Lou Whitney, Grafton,
LL.B. from New York University in 1922. He
N.D., from the War Department. He was 27
was subsequently a member of the New York bar
and that of the United States District Court.
Brother Whitney enlisted in the service early
From 1923 to 1928 he was legal editor of the
in 1941 and was sent to Camp Claiborne, La.
American Banker and of the Bondbuyer. In re- From there he was shipped with his company
cent years he was engaged in defense constructo New Caledonia where he was commissioned
a lieutenant before going to Guadalcanal.
He is survived by a brother, Frank Dana
Sears, Dartmouth '00.
RALPH EPHRAIM ADAMS, Purdue '18, and mem-
ber of the Alumni Emergency Committee of
Indiana Theta, died in Lafayette, Ind., April
January 12 at his home in Wellsville, Ohio. He after an extended illness. He was 50 years old.
is survived by his son, Louis Alexander Wells,
He is survived by his son, Richard T. Adams,
Purdue '42; his wife, a charter member of A
at Purdue; a daughter Jean, A and a
DR. THOMAS HENRY HACK, Dartmouth '95, died
suddenly following a heart attack March 27, at younger son and daughter.
Mr. Adams served from 1928 to 1934 as
his home in Proctor, Vt., at the age of 72. After
his graduation from Dartmouth, where he was County Republican chairman, and for three years
a devoted member of New Hampshire Alpha, as County Auditor. He was also a member of
the City Council and the County Alcoholic Bevand U.V.M. Medical College, he located at Proctor, where, for 43 years, he conducted a large erage Board.
Before the first World War he was a member
general practice. He also had charge of accident
cases of the employees of the Vermont Marble of the Purdue Battery, serving on the Mexican
border, and when the United States entered the
Co. at its hospital in Proctor.
war he enlisted in the Air Service and spent two
Dr. Hack was a member of the Rutland County
Medical Association, and of the American Medi- years overseas.
cal Association. He was for many years health
STANLEY LYMAN MITCHELL, U.C.L.A. '29, died at
officer of Proctor. Funeral services were held in
Camp Joseph Robinson, Little Rock, Ark.,
the Proctor Union Church of which he was a February 3. He is survived by his widow, his
member, and a trustee for 36 years. He was a
mother, and a sister.
loyal Phi and a regular reader of SCROLL
and M. RAYMOND, Amherst '99. CHRISTIAN KRENTEL, Michigan State '99, reFRANK
DR. CLIFTON MEREDTTH MILLER, Richmond
died at his home in Richmond, Va., February
26, 1943, after an illness of several months. He
was born in Richmond April 21, 1873.
He attended Professor Thomas H. Norwood's
School before matriculating at Richmond College. He received his M.D. from the
Medical College of Virginia in the class of 1892.
After graduating he interned at the United States
Marine Hospital in Boston, In 1894,
Brother Miller became a teacher in the Medical
College of Virginia department of anatomy, and
in 1905 was a member of the college faculty as
professor of anatomy. In 1906 he began his
work as a specialist in diseases of the nose and
throat which he continued until his death. He
was one of the founders of the Stuart Circle
As a Phi he was active in the Richmond
Alumni Club, aided in the restoration of Virginia Delta chapter and was a member of the
tired Lansing, Mich., real estate dealer and
builder, died unexpectedly at his home February
23. He was 72. He is survived by a brother, Adolph
Bernhardt Krentel, Michigan State '99, and a
nephew, George Stuart Krentel, Michigan State
VICTOR PATRICK MALINS, JR., Colby '39, was killed
in action in the service of his country September 22*
LORENZE NOLLEY DANTZLER, Mississippi '85, na-
tive of MOSS Point, Miss., and prominent in
state lumber and banking circles, died February
27, aged 76.
Brother Dantzler was president of the Dantzler Lumber Co., Moss Point; Peoples Bank,
Biloxi; Dantzler Lumber and Export Co., Tampa,
Fla.; Roberts Crook Lumber Co., Logtown, Miss.;
Bond Lumber Co., St. Louis; a director of the
Standard Lumber Co., Ltd., New Orleans; and
a trustee of Emory University. He was a SpanishAmerican war veteran.