The SCROLL of Phi Delta Theta for September, 1942
JOHN JACOB LAMB, Dartmouth
'40, air sergeant
in the Army Air Corps, Was killed in an airplane
accident near San Antonio,, Texas, March 28,
JOHN JACOB LAMB, Dartmouth '40
RICHARD LEEDY ADLER, Colorado
cadet, U.S.N., was killed in the crash of his
plane at Goodfellow Field, near San Angelo,
RICHARD LEEDY ADLER, Colorado
1942. He was 24 years old. He would have received his commission as second lieutenant on
May 20. Interment was at Detroit, Mich., his late
Tex., July 18, 1942. He was on a training flight
and his training instructor perished with him.
Brother Adler was 22 years old.
CHARLES BAKER,WRIGHT, Akron
fifty-five years manager of the Western Weighing
and Inspection Bureau for the district embracing
the state of Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of
Michigan, and the northern half of Illinois, died
at his home in Milwaukee, Wis., August 7, 1942.
On the occasion of the golden anniversary of his
service with the Bureau, at a testimonial dinner
tendered him by his friends and constituents,
more than two hundred were present and he
received more than eight hundred letters and
telegrams of congratulation, ranging from presidents of railroads to office boys. He was initiated
into 4>A9 in 1882, and was made a Golden
Legionnaire in 1939.
emeritus of English literature and rhetoric at
Middlebury College, died in Middlebury, April
24, 1942. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, October 5, 1859. Immediately after graduating he
worked as a surveyor during the construction
of the Northern Pacific Railroad. From 1882
to 1885 he was a student at Johns Hopkins
University, where he became a close friend of
Woodrow Wilson. He came to Middlebury in
1885, with his bride, Clara Wright
He wasr-professor at Middlebury from 1885 to
1920, when he retired. He was Dean of the
college from 1913 to 1918, and acting president
in 1918. He was one of the best-loved professors
ever on the Middlebury faculty. He received an
honorary degree from the University of Vermont
in 1904; L.H.D. from Buchtel in 1905 and Litt.D.
from Middlebury in 1915. He was a deacon of
the Middlebury Chui:ch for many years
THOMAS CHENEY, Vermont '91.
ALBERT EDWARD HALDERMAN, Indiana
HENRY JAMES CARTIN, Pertn State '41, Ensign in
U. S. Navy Air Corps, lost his life May 19, 1942,
when the plane in which he was flying crashed
near Jacksonville, Fla. He was 25 years old and
received his commission in the Navy Air Corps
in March 1941. His home was at Johnstown, Pa.
EDWIN CHARLES HELD, Arizona '41, Ensign in the
JOHN DAVID BUSIER, Missouri
Naval Air Corps, was killed June 13, 1942,
when the naval training plane in which he was
flying crashed at Ocean Pond Lake, near Jacksonville, Fla; He was commissioned only six
tenant U. S. Army Air Corps, was killed August
12, 1942, in a midair collision of two army planes
near Luke Field, Phoenix, Ariz. He was a flying
instructor. pilots of both damaged planes
and another passenger were rescued.
'36, First Lieu-