Dickinson Alumnus, May 1945

Selected Highlights from this Issue: 
  • After three years as a Japanese Prisoner of War, Chaplain Alfred Cookman Oliver Jr. (class of 1907) was rescued and met with his old friend, General Douglas MacArthur, in the Philippines.
  • Several alumni were killed in action, including Lt. Peter Marco (class of 1932), Capt. William P. Reckeweg (class of 1937), Lt. Val D. Sheafer Jr. (class of 1943), Lt. Thomas Lloyd Rockwell (class of 1945), and PFC Samuel T. Harvey (class of 1946).
  • The General Alumni Association donated 140 books for a library on the SS Dickinson Victory
  • Clara J. Leaman (class of 1913) sailed from Philadelphia to start her missionary work in India.
  • The Alumnus published "Conway: Humanitarian, Critic, and Man of Letters," Dr. Frank Gees Black's (class of 1921) paper on Moncure Conway (class of 1849).
  • Rev. W. Lynn Crowding (class of 1925) was appointed a District Superintendent in Central Pennsylvania.
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