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WEDDINGS AND ENGAGEMENTS Foster-Moore Mr. and Mrs. Charles Collins Foster announce the marriage of their daughter, Miss Gussie Sinclair to James Norris Moore III, on Saturday evening, September 2, 1950, at the Methodist Church, Roswell, Georgia. Mr. Moore received his B.S. in M.E. in June, 1950. Parker-Emmons Announcement was recently made of the marriage of Julie Ann Parker to Robert S. Emmons on December 22, 1949, in Scarsdale, New York. Mr. Emmons received his B.S. in I.M. in June, 1950, and the couple is now residing at 145 North Princeton Circle, Apartment 5, Lynchburg, Virginia. Sikes-Kendall Announcement is made of the marriage of Ida Virginia Sikes to Jack S. Kendall on May 27, 1950, at North Augusta, S. C. Mr. Kendall received his B.S. in C.E. in the class of 1948. Simmons-LaBaw Mr. and Mrs. Burtes Simmons, of Miami, Florida, announce the marriage of their daughter, Greta Jean, to Jerome E. LaBaw, on September 16, 1950, in the First Baptist Church in Miami. Mr. LaBaw graduated with the class of 1950 with a B.S. in E.E. He will enter the U. S. Navy on October 1, 1950. Walker-Walker Mrs. Marie Walker, of Atlanta, announces the marriage of her daughter, Miss Dorothy Marie Walker, to Maurice Ray Walker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rogers R. Walker, of Atlanta and Carrollton. Miss Walker was graduated from Brown High School, and was affiliated with the Continental Insurance Company, and Mr. Walker was graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor of civil engineering degree. He is now affiliated with the North Carolina State Highway Department. The wedding took place August 26.

BIRTHS (Cont'd) Trimmer Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Trimmer announce the birth of a son, Todd Davis Trimmer, on July 28, 1950. Mr. Trimmer received his B.S. in E.E. in 1947. Their residence address is 3821 N. W. 2nd Street, Miami, Florida. Whitty Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Whitty announce the birth of a daughter, Catherine Lorraine Whitty, born February 15, 1949. Mr. Whitty graduated from Georgia Tech in the class of 1921. He is now in business for himself; known as the Whitty Engineering Company, 10 High Street, Boston 10, Massachusetts. September-October,

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DEATHS OF PROMINENT ALUMNI

Ray Ulrich. Ga. Tech,

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Raymond H. Ulrich Mr. Raymond H. Ulrich, 1920, C o m m , Vice-President in Charge of Operations and a Director of the Southern Natural Gas Company of Birmingham, Alabama, was killed in an automobile accident July 11, 1950. He joined this Company in October, 1930, as Assistant General Superintendent in May, 1935, and Vice-President in January, 1939. Mr. Ulrich was a prominent campus leader and a star football end at Tech. He served in the Navy during the First World War and in 1919 entered the producing phase of the oil and gas business in Illinois. In 1921, he became foreman in the Caddo oil field of Louisiana for the Southwestern Gas and Electric Company. From 1922 to 1930 he was with the Oklahoma Natural Gas Company in various capacities including those of Division Superintendent and head of the Industrial Sales Department. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Sybil Ulrich; two sons, Donald Ulrich and Raymond Ulrich, Jr., both of Birmingham; a daughter, Mrs. Edmund Taylor of Little Rock, Arkansas; his mother, Mrs. Bernhardt of Chicago; three brothers, Phillip Ulrich, South Bend, Indiana, Theodore Ulrich, Cleveland, Ohio, and Bernhart Ulrich, South Bend; and three sisters, Mrs. H. Henry, Corpus Christi, Texas, Mrs. Robert Gates, Chicago, and Mrs. H. Karecher, Birmingham, Michigan. Funeral services were held at the Highlands Methodist Church in Birmingham on July 13.

Charles S. Gardner Charles S. Gardner, M.E., 1916, 58, prominent Atlanta insurance executive died Friday night, August 4, 1950, in his car of a heart attack as he drove out the Marietta highway towards his home at Vinings. Patrolmen J. L. McLendon and J. C. Atkinson said Gardner was slumped over the wheel of his car which stopped by the side of the road when he was stricken. P. L. Green, of Marietta, who was driving behind the Gardner car, said he saw the car veer off the road and come to a halt. He said he stopped and saw Mr. Gardner slumped over the wheel. Mr. Gardner was connected with the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a native of Marietta, Georgia. A veteran of World War I, he served in France as an officer in the U. S. Army. A campus leader and member of the tennis team while in college, he was also active in civic and church affairs. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Albert Gardner; two sisters, Miss Lois Gardner, of Vinings; Miss Emma E. Gardner, who is a missionary, stationed at Pakanatsu, Japan; and a brother, Jordan Gardner. Willis Irwin Willis Irwin, prominent architect and native of Washington, Ga., died unexpectedly Tuesday, August 8, 1950, at his home in Aiken, S. C. Mr. Irwin, son of Mr. and Mrs. I. T. Irwin III, was a graduate of Georgia Tech, A r c h t , 1912. Among the buildings he designed were the Bon Air Hotel and the Oliver General Hospital in Augusta, the Aiken County (S. C.) Hospital, and the recently r e m o d e l e d Georgia Railroad Bank and Trust Company. He received a medal in 1929 from the Association of Architects for designing what was considered the outstanding Southern residence built the previous year. The building was the Aiken home of Col. Robert R. McCormick, publisher of the Chicago Tribune. Mr. Irwin also drew plans for McCormick's home in Wheaton, Illinois. Most outstanding of his work was his designing of some of the magnificent estates in South Carolina's tidewater area. Guy Hamilton Merry Merry Brothers Brick and Tile Company have announced, with deepest sorrow, the death of Mr. Guy Hamilton Merry, their Secretary and Sales Manager, who died on Monday, July 3, 1950, in Augusta, Georgia. Mr. Merry was a prominent Georgia Tech Alumnus of the class of 1925. (Continued on Next Page) 19

Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine Vol. 29, No. 01 1950  

A publication of the Georgia Tech Alumni Association.

Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine Vol. 29, No. 01 1950  

A publication of the Georgia Tech Alumni Association.