Obituaries

  1. October 31, 1994

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    William K. Frankena William K. Frankena, the Roy Wood Sellars Distinguished College Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, died Oct. 22 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. He was 86. Frankena, an historian of ethics, came to the U-M in 1937 as an instructor and retired in 1978. His textbook Ethics, first published in 1963, has been translated…
  2. October 17, 1994

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    Harold James Lockett Harold James Lockett, formerly a clinical assistant professor at the Medical School, died here Oct. 6 at age 70. Lockett held a B.A. from Indiana University and received his M.D. from Meharry Medical College. He served his residency in adult psychiatry at the U-M and a residency in child psychiatry at the…
  3. September 26, 1994

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    Frank E. Richart Jr. Frank E. “Bill” Richart Jr., the Walter Johnson Emmons Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering, died Sept. 16 at his home. He was 75 years old. A member of the National Academy of Engineering, Richart joined the U-M as professor and chair of the Department of Civil Engineering in 1962. He served…
  4. June 6, 1994

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    Charles L. Dolph Charles L. Dolph, professor emeritus of mathematics, died June 1 at his home here after a long illness. He was 75 years old. While serving with the U.S. Navy during World War II, Dolph was part of a team of scientists who developed an IFF (“Identification: Friend or Foe”) radar system, which…
  5. May 9, 1994

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    Melville B. Stout Melville B. Stout, professor emeritus of electrical engineering, died May 1 at his Ann Arbor home. He was 98. Stout joined the U-M in 1922 as an instructor of electrical engineering and was promoted to professor in 1943. He taught electrical engineering until his retirement in 1964 after 42 years of service.…
  6. April 25, 1994

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    Robert Fulton Haugh Robert Fulton Haugh, professor emeritus of English, died at his home here March 24. He was 84. Haugh joined the U-M in 1940 as a teaching fellow and was a member of the Department of English from 1947 until he retired in 1979. Following retirement he returned to active duty a number…
  7. April 4, 1994

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    E. Lawrence McMahon E. Lawrence McMahon, associate professor emeritus of electrical engineering and computer science, died March 25 at his home here. He was 62. A teacher, adviser and counselor to electrical engineering students for 34 years, he retired from the faculty in 1993. McMahon received his B.S. in electrical engineering in 1952 from Fournier…
  8. March 28, 1994

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    Frederick H. Wagman Frederick H. Wagman, former director of the University Library and professor emeritus of library science, died March 19 following a brief illness. He was 81. Wagman joined the U-M in 1953 as director of the University Library and professor of library science. “Fred was one of the great librarians of the University…
  9. February 7, 1994

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    Sibley W. Hoobler Sibley W. Hoobler, professor emeritus of internal medicine, died Jan. 25 of a heart attack in Tucson, Ariz., while vacationing with his wife Catherine. He was 82. Internationally recognized for his pioneering work in high blood pressure research and patient care, he retired from the U-M in 1976 and became professor of…
  10. January 24, 1994

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    Leland Stowe Leland Stowe, Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign and war correspondent and professor emeritus of journalism, died here Jan. 16. He was 94. A journalist, radio commentator and author, Stowe gained international acclaim for his vivid accounts, exclusive stories and “scoop” reporting of World War II. “Leland Stowe was one of the most honored American journalists…