Notices sorted by graduation date.
Wilbur W. Scott (Engr ’32) of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., died March 2, 2009. He served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, and then served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. He worked with his father and brother in D.T. Scott & Sons, a real estate and insurance firm.
Hugh R. Butt (Med ’33 L/M) of Rochester, N.Y., died Aug. 16, 2008. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The first chairman of the Mayo Clinic’s division of gastroenterology and internal medicine and a professor of medicine in the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Dr. Butt discovered that vitamin K stopped bleeding in patients with jaundice, previously a fatal condition. He served the Mayo Clinic for more than 50 years, including terms on both the board of governors and board of trustees. Dr. Butt served as president of the American College of Physicians and was a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London. He also helped found the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research.
Garland Pollard Cox (Col ’38 L/M) of Charlottesville died March 6, 2009. He was a member of the Seven Society, Delta Tau Delta fraternity, Eli Banana and the IMP Society. Mr. Cox had a 30-year career in banking.
L. Lang Dayton (Com ’38 A/M) of Towanda, Pa., died Feb. 26, 2009. At the University, he was captain of the track team and ran on the record-breaking shuttle relay team in the 1938 Penn Relays. He was a member of Chi Phi fraternity, the Raven Society and Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society. Mr. Dayton joined his family’s businesses, Dayton Milling Co. and Fox Chase Farms, in Towanda. He served on the board of directors of the First National Bank of Towanda and on the Towanda Borough Council.
James Isaac Hardy (Law ’38 A/M) of Mount Vernon, Va., died Aug. 8, 2008. He served on the legal staff of the U.S. Army during World War II and was a lawyer with Southern Railway, where he was involved with labor relations.
Harry Forsyth Langhorne (Engr ’38) of Lexington, Va., died Jan. 13, 2009. While at the University, he was president of the Trigon Engineering Society and a member of the Zeta Psi fraternity. He worked as a meteorologist for Pan American Airways. In 1940, he was a University of Virginia civilian pilot instructor at Milton Airport near Charlottesville. After serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, Mr. Langhorne became a dairy farmer in Albemarle County.
Johnny Scott (Col ’38) of Richmond, Va., died Jan. 12, 2009. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, later working in farming and real estate.
Francis Record Whitehouse Sr. (Med ’38) of Lynchburg, Va., died Jan. 10, 2009. He served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. Dr. Whitehouse was a fellow at the Mayo Clinic, where his research on congenital megacolon established the modern treatment of the disease. He practiced internal medicine for more than 40 years and was a fellow of the American College of Physicians, a former president of the Lynchburg Academy of Medicine and chief of staff at Lynchburg General and Virginia Baptist hospitals. Survivors include a son, Francis Record Whitehouse Jr. (GSBA ’79).
Charles Julian Barton (Grad ’39) of Oak Ridge, Tenn., died Jan. 31, 2009. He was a chemist for the Tennessee Valley Authority, Industrial Rayon in Cleveland and International Minerals in Bartow, Fla. During his career at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, he was a pioneer in molten salt reactor research and developed techniques for the safe handling of plutonium. Mr. Barton worked extensively in health physics before retiring in 1977.
Rozier Clagett Bayly Jr. (Col ’39) of Leesburg, Va., died Feb. 26, 2009. He owned and developed the Telegraph Road Shopping Center in Alexandria. Survivors include a son, Thomas Clagett Bayly (Col ’80).
William Gates Ford (Com ’39 A/M) of Concord, N.H., died Jan. 31, 2009. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, receiving a Bronze Star and four campaign stars of service. Mr. Ford became a certified public accountant and founded Ford and Cox CPAs. He was former president of the New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants and former council representative of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Fay Ila Brintle Hayes (Nurs ’39 A/M) of Hattiesburg, Miss., died July 30, 2008. On graduation, she earned a gold seal on the Virginia state nursing exam. Ms. Hayes worked at Maryland General Hospital in Baltimore.
Stephen Gano Palmer III (Law ’39 L/M) of Minneapolis died Jan. 14, 2009. He served in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps in World War II and worked at the Minneapolis U.S. attorney’s office. Mr. Palmer was the 7th Ward alderman in the city of Minneapolis in the early 1950s.