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UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND 



Commencement 3Baj> 




Saturday, June Sixteenth 

ELEVEN O'CLOCK, A. M. 



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Order of Exercises 



March— "Semper Fidelis" . . - - Sousa 

University Band 

Invocation - Rev. William A. Cahill, Berwyn, Maryland 

Valedictory Address - - Robert Malcolm Watkins 

"Onward" . - . . . - Geibei 

University Glee Club 

Address ... Alexander Armstrong, 

Attorney-General of the State of Maryland 

^ ^ "The Boys of the Old Brigade" . - - - Parks 

University Glee Club 

Presentation of Diplomas and Certificates - President Albert F. Woods 

Presentations of Military Commissions. Major-General Charles H. Muir, 

Commanding General, Third Corps Area 

Presentation of Medals and Prizes - President Albert F. Woods 

Announcements 

Benediction - Rev. Charles E. McAllister, Hampton, Virginia 

March— "The Pitt Panther" . - . - Parmella 

University Band 



CANDIDATES FOR CERTIFICATES IN AGRICULTURE 
VETERAN'S BUREAU CERTIFICATES 

Kenneth Allen Brandywine, Maryland 

Joseph Cummings Cherry .' Berwyn, Maryland 

Harvey Chnton Graves Berwyn, Maryland 

John Thomas Hottel Bealeton, Virginia 

Harry Basil Persinger Berwyn, Maryland 

John Robert Pierce Washington, D. C. 

Alvin William Poppen Toluca, Virginia 

Felix William Richards Washington, D. C. 

Ira Marvin Simpich Landover, Maryland 

Benjamin Harrison Wiley Bittinger, Maryland 

CANDIDATES FOR THE BACHELOR'S DEGREE 
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE 

Bachelor of Science 

Robert Carlton Burdette Gaithersburg, Maryland 

Ernest Cook Dunning Govans, Maryland 

Charles Walter England Rising Sun, Maryland 

Ruth Fuhrman Washington, D. C. 

Morris Jacob Gurevich Beltsville, Maryland 

Clayton Price Harley College Park, Maryland 

Noah Brackendell Hawthorne Washington, D. C. 

Charles Louis Huffard Wytheville, Virginia 

*John Mutter Lescure Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 

Malcolm Bartler Melroy Washington, New Jersey 

Thomas Kenneth Miller Havre de Grace, Maryland 

John Wesley Mumford, Jr Newark, Maryland 

George Findlay Pollock Boyds, Maryland 

Harry Harrison Shaffer Berwyn, Maryland 

Francis Curie Skilling Baltimore, Maryland 

George Francis Smith Big Spring, Maryland 

Vaso Trivanovitch Zagreb, Jugoslavia 

Virgil S. Troy Centreville, Maryland 

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES 
Bachelor of Science 

Arthur Kirkland Besley Baltimore, Maryland 

Lester Willard Bosley Washington, D. C. 

Charles MacFarlane Brewer College Park, Maryland 

Kenneth Baldwin Chappell... Kensington, Maryland 

Morris H. Daskais Baltimore, Maryland 

Lauran Preston Downin Hagerstown, Maryland 

Thomas Henry Fitzgerald Princess Anne, Maryland 

Ernest Alexander Graves Washington, D. C. 

Howard Victor Keen Snow Hill, Maryland 

Allen Duvall Kemp Frederick, Maryland 

Russell Earl Marker Hagerstown, Maryland 

Leonard G. Mathias Hagerstown, Maryland 

Ruth Elizabeth Mayers Washington, D. C. 

John Frederick Moore Washington, D. C. 

Andrew Nelson Nisbet Baltimore, Maryland 

Gordon Sexton Patton Jackson, Mississippi 

Robert Gilliam Porter Hyattsville, Maryland 

Gerald Grosh Remsberg Braddock Heights, Maryland 

Raymond Lester Rissler Washington, D. C. 

Hughes Adams Shank College Park, Maryland 

Matson Wayne Shepherd Berwyn, Maryland 

Laurence D. Simmons Washington, D. C. 

A. Allen Sussman Baltimore, Maryland 

Charles Edward White College Park, Maryland 



Bachelor of Arts 

Elizabeth Greville Ady Sharon, Maryland 

Benjamin Lankford Barnes Princess Anne, Maryland 

Mildred Cecelia Blandford College Park, Maryland 

Albert Block Laurel, Maryland 

■^ Edward Burroughs, Jr La Plata, Maryland 

John Francis Clagett Upper Marlboro, Maryland 

Zita Theressa Ensor , Sparks, Maryland 

George Edmund Gifford Rising Sun, Maryland 

Isador Gordon , Riverdale, Maryland 

William Joseph Lescure, Jr Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 

Marion Winfield Posey , La Plata, Maryland 

Ruth Isabelle Reppert Washington, D, C. 

Charlotte Calvert Spence College Park, Maryland 

William Clifford Sturgis Snow Hill, Maryland 

*Ruth Agnes Thompson Washington, D. C. 

Robert Malcolm Watkins Mt. Airy, Maryland 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 

Bachelor of Science 

Landon Crawford Burns Bumsville. Virginia 

Paul Calvert Cissel Highland. Maryland 

Elizabeth Gladys Crowther Sparks, Maryland 

Paul Sardo Frank , College Park. Maryland 

James Franklin Graham Barclay. Maryland 

Miriam Elizabeth Jones Chestertown. Maryland 

Richard Carlton Lighter.., Middletown, ?rlaryland 

Austin Albert McBride ......Middletown, Maryland 

Jesse Powers PuUen , Martinsville, Virginia 

Nellie Olive Smith Washington, D. C. 

Victoria Vaiden Baltimore, Maryland 

Donald Ellsworth Watkins Mt. Airy, Maryland 

Bachelor of Arts 

Mary Princess Anderson Washington, D. C. 

Elsie May Soper Beltsville. Maryland 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 
Bachelor of Science 

Mason Carpenter Albrittain La Plata, Maryland 

Caleb Thayer Bailey.. , Bladensburg, Maryland 

Morris Judson Baldwin , Woodridge, D. C. 

William Bowen Belt Hyattsville, Maryland 

Frank Amos Bennett Hagerstown, Maryland 

Howard Marion Boteler Laurel, Maryland 

Charles Smallwood Cook Frederick. Maryland 

James Hayward Harlow , Havre de Grace, Maryland 

Joseph Bernard Himmelheber , Baltimore. Maryland 

Peter Theodore Knapp , Overlea, Maryland 

Willis George Melvin Havre de Grace, Maryland 

Wilbur Burson Montgomery Washington, D. C. 

Elliott Price Owings North Beach, Maryland 

John Philip Schaefer Riverdale, Maryland 

Lansing Grow Simmons , Washington, D. C. 

Frederick Parker Walden Raspeburg, Maryland 

Albert Grafton Wallis Frederick, Maryland 

George Allen Wick Washington, D. C. 

J, Ward Wisner. Jr Baltimore. Maryland 



COLLEGE OF HOME ECONOMICS 

Bachelor of Science 

Audrey Killiam ....Delmar, Maryland 

Elizabeth Louise McCall , College Park, Maryland 

CANDIDATES FOR THE MASTER'S DEGREE 

Master of Science 

Victor R. Boswell Columbia. Missouri 

Edward Leland Browne, Jr Chevy Chase, Maryland 

Francis DeSales Canter Aquasco, Maryland 

Carl M. Conrad Burlington, Kansas 

Frederick Randolph Darkis , Frederick, Maryland 

Orson Northrop Eaton Beltsville, Maryland 

Charles Harold Howe Chapman, Kansas 

Harvey Foss Jenkins , Concord, New Hampshire 

Daniel C. Lichtenwalner Riverdale, Maryland 

Marcus Arthur McCarron Worcester, Massachusetts 

John Austin Moran Frederick, Maryland 

John Dorsey Scheuch Washington, D. C. 

George Nelson Schramm Cumberland Maryland 

Ben C. Sher St. Joseph, Missouri 

Jacob Edward Shillinger Washington, D. C. 

Albert Frank Vierheller , Parkersburg, West Virginia 

Master of Arts 

B. Andrew Matzen Berwyn, Maryland 

Alma Henrietta Preinkert Washington, D. C, 

HONORARY DEGREES 

Doctor of Laws 

Alexander Armstrong Hagerstown, Maryland 

Doctor of Letters 
Thomas Fell Annapolis, Maryland 

Doctor of Agriculture 
Beverly Thomas Galloway Washington, D. C. 

Doctor of Science 

John Bitting Smith Norton Hyattsville, Maryland 

Lore Alford Rogers Washington, D. C. 

CANDIDATES FOR TEACHER'S DIPLOMAS 

Mary Princess Anderson Washington, D. C. 

Landon Crawford Burns Bumsville, Virginia 

Paul Calvert Cissel Highland, Maryland 

Elizabeth Gladys Crowther Sparks, Maryland 

Paul Sardo Frank , College Park, Maryland 

James Franklin Graham Barclay, Maryland 

Miriam Elizabeth Jones Chestertown, Maryland 

Richard Carlton Lighter .... Middletown, Maryland 

Austin Albert McBride Middletown, Maryland 

Jesse Powers PuUen Martinsville, Virginia 

Nellie Olive Smith Washington, D. C. 

Elsie May Soper Beltsville, Maryland 

Victoria Vaiden Baltimore, Maryland 

Donald Ellsworth Watkins Mt. Airy, Maryland 



WAR DEPARTMENT AWARDS OF COMMISSIONS AS SECOND 
LIEUTENANTS IN THE INFANTRY RESERVE CORPS 

Kenneth Baldwin Chappell Kensington, Maryland 

John Francis Clagett Upper Marlboro, Maryland 

Charles Sinallwood Cook Frederick, Maryland 

Everett Clayton Embrey Washington, D. C. 

Paul Sardo Frank College Park, Maryland 

Ernest Alexander Graves Washington, D. C. 

William Milburne Jones Chestertown, Maryland 

John Wesley Mumford, Jr Newark, Maryland 

George Findlay Pollock Boyds, Maryland 

Raymond Lester Rissler Washington, D. C. 

John Philip Schaefer Riverdale, Maryland 

Loren Fletcher Schott Washington, D. C. 

Albert Graf con Wallis Frederick, Maryland 

Charles Edward White College Park, Maryland 

George Allen Wick Washington, D. C. 

Jackson Ward Wisner Baltimore, Mgiryland 

Walter Hempstone Young Washington, D. C 

AWARDS OF MILITARY COMMISSIONS 

Paul Sardo Frank Lieutenant Colonel 

George Findlay Pollock : Major 

John Philip Schaefer Captain 

Jackson Ward Wisner Captain 

Everett Clayton Embrey Captain 

William Milburne Jones Captain 

Raymond Lester Rissler First Lieutenant 

John Francis Clagett First Lieutenant 

Albert Grafton Wallis ■■■'.... First Lieutenant 

V/alter Hempstone Young First Lieutenant 

George Allen Wick First Lieutenant 

Chanes Edward White First Lieutenant 

Kenneth Baldwin Chappell First Lieutenant 

Jt)hn Wesley Mumford Second Lieutenant 

Charles Smallwood Cook Second Lieutenant 

Loren Fletcher Schott Second Lieutenant 

Ernest Alexander Graves Second Lieutenant 

Edv.ard Marshall Richardson Second Lieutenant 




MEDALS AND PRIZES 

Citizenship Medal offered by Mr. H. C. Byrd, class cf 1908, to the merabsr of 
the senior class who, during his collegiate career, has typified the model citizen and 
done most for the general advancement of the interests of the University. 
Awarded to Robert Malcolm Watkins 

Citizenship Prize offered by Mrs. Albert F. Woods to the woman member of the 
senior class who, during her collegiate career, has typified the model citizen and has 
has done most for the general advancement of the interests of the University. 
Awarded to Elizabeth Louise McCall 

Athletic Medal, offered by the class of 1908, to the member of the senior class 
who has done the most for athletics. 
Awarded to George Findlay Pollock 

James Douglas Goddard Memorial Medal, offered by his sister, Mrs, Anna K. 
Goddard James, to a student of Prince George's county for excellence in scholarship 
and moral character. 
Awarded to Oswald Herman Greager 

Alumni Association Medal for excellence in debate. 
Awarded to Robert Malcolm Watkins 

Sigma Phi Sigma Medal offered by the Delta Chapter to the freshman who 
makes the highest scholastic average during the first two terms. 
Awarded to Samuel Lebowitz 

Alpha Zeta Medal offered by the Maryland Chapter to the member of the fresh- 
man class who has attained the highest scholastic average in the College of Agri- 
culture. 
Awarded to Thomas Chadwick Kelley 

" President's Cup", offered by Dr. H. J. Patterson, for excellence in debate. 
Awarded to Poe Literary Society 

"Governor's Cup", offered by His Excellency, Honorable Albert C. Ritchie, Gov- 
ernor of Maryland, to the best drilled company. 
Awarded on Farmers' Day to Company A. 

President's Prize, offered by Dr. Albert F. Woods, to the student who has done 
most for the Reserve Officers' Training Corps. 
Awarded on Farmers' Day to Cadet Major George Findlay Pollock 

The Military Medal, offered by class of 1899, to the member of the battalion 
who proves himself the best drilled soldier. 
Awarded on Farmers' Day to Cadet Sergeant Douglas Davis Burnside 

The Company Sword offered by the class of 1897 to the captain of the best 
drilled company. 
Awarded on Farmers' Day to Cadet Captain Jackson Ward Wisner, Jr. 

Inspection Day Cup, offered by Saks and Company to the company doing the 
best work on Inspection Day. 
Awarded on Farmers' Day to ;.. Company A 

Washington Chapter Alumni Cup offered to the best drilled platoon. 

Awarded on Farmers' Day to Second Platoon, Company A, Commanded 

by Louis Francis Melchior 

Rifle Cup offered by graduates of the Advanced R. O. T. C. Course. 
Awarded on Farmers' Day to Sophomore Class 

Military Department Prize offered to best platoon leader. 
Awarded on Farmers' Day to Walter Hempstone Young 

Individual Class Prizes offered by Regular Army Officers on duty at the Uni- 
versity, 
Awarded on Farmers' Day to— John Philip Schaefer, Senior Class 

Louis Francis Melchior, Junior Class 
Douglas Davis Burnside. Sophomore Class 
Eric Carl Metzeroth, Freshman Class 



Honorable Mention 

College of Agriculture 

First Honors — Harry Harrison Shaffer Second Honors— Morris Jacob Gufevicb 

Vaso Trivanovitch 

College of Arts and Sciences 

First Honors — Charles Edward White Second Honors — John Francis Clagett 
Ruth Elizabeth Mayers Robert Malcolm Watkins 

George Edmund Gifford Ruth Isabelle Reppert 

Russell Earl Marker Mildred Cecilia Blandford 

College fc)f Educiatibn 
First Honors— Victoria Vaiden Second Honors^ Paul Calvert Cissel 

College of Engineering 

First Honors — James Hayward Harlow Second Honors — John Philip Schaefer 
Morris Judson Baldwin 

Elected Members of Phi Kappa Phi, the Honorary Fraternity 

Morris Judson Baldwin Russell Earl Marker 

William Bowen Belt Ruth Elizabeth Mayers 

Mildred Cecilia Blandford Ruth Isabelle Reppert 

Paul Calvert Cissel John Philip Schaefer 

John Francis Clagett Harry Harrison Shaffer 

Zita Theressa Ensor Lansing Grow Simmons 

George Edmund Gifford Elsie May Soper 

Morris Jacob Gurevich Victoria Vaiden 

James Hayward Harlow Robert Malcolm Watkins 

Charles Edward White 



*These candidates will be assigned to this class and will receive their degrees 
upon completion of work in Summer School.