Charles Clinton Booth (MA '56), President of the Flat Top Ranch in Walnut Springs, Texas, reports he and Guyanne are enjoy ing ranch life with their daughters, Betsy (12), Katharine (9) and Caroline, born last September. Robert T. Booth (1930-31) reports from San Antonio that the oil business is slow and "only contribution, a son-in-law to the Western Pacific, including Da Nang." Douglas L. Bostwick (MA '53), Senior Geolo gist with Humble, moved from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to New Orleans last February. He is currently working in the offshore ex poration group "where the oil -is." A new member of their family is scheduled for May. Southern W. Bower (BS '50), Sales Engineer with Magnet Cove Barium Corporation, re ports from Columbus that they are "still living in the city of the live oaks and en joying it more every day." Leslie Bowling (BA '28) continues as an Oil and Gas Consultant in New Orleans, Louisi ana. He is a member of the Geology Foun dation Advisory Council. Walter A. Boyd, Jr. (BS '53) reports from Houston where he is a Geologist with Columbia Gas System Service Corporation. Don R. Boyd (BS '58) is Exploration Geologist with Texas Eastern Transmission Corpora tion in Corpus Christi. Don writes: "Have served as 2nd Vice-President of the Corpus Christi Geological Society for this year. We have been fortunate to secure many out standing speakers, including Dr. Muehl berger, and our Society is very active with attendance up over the past few years. Along with Byron Dyer, I received the South Texas Geological Society award for the best paper presented to them during 1965. Title, 'Frio Barrier Bar System of South Texas.' " Walt V. Boyle (BS '54, MA '55) has moved from Roswell, New Mexico, to Midland where he is Province Geologist for Shell Oil Company. Walt says they are currently working in the North Basin, New Mexico. David O. Bozeman (BS '51) recently moved back to the "Indian Territory" from La fayette, Louisiana. He says after 15 years doing Gulf Coast work, he is now suddenly learning about the rest of the country as well. David is Manager of Geological Ex ploration for Sohio Petroleum Company in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. M. T. Bradford, Jr. (BA '50) writes from Oklahoma City that "upon completion of my first year as an Independent, I have decided that the grass is greener right where you are ! " Robert W. Bradley, Jr. (BS '56) has moved from Roswell, New Mexico, to Midland where he is a Geologist with Humble. Philip Braithwaite (MA '58) is a Research
Geologist with Sun Production Research Laboratories in Richardson. Phil writes: "Still enjoying the varied work on ancient and modern carbonates with Sun. We have bought a home in Richardson and the whole family is beginning to feel like Texans now that we have settled down. Barbara is keeping her hand in with a little part-time teaching." Robert F. Brandt (BS '57) is now in his second year of graduate work at the University of Houston and is "progressing steadily if somewhat slowly toward a Master's de gree." Bob has a teaching fellowship again and between studies and departmental duties "needless to say, keeps quite busy." Thomas E. Breedlove, Jr. (BS '54) is Geologist with Marathon Oil Company in Corpus Christi. Thomas E. Bridge (now working on PhD) is an Assistant Professor in the Geoscience Department at Texas Tech in Lubbock. Luther W. (Dan) Bridges (MA '58, PhD '62), Geologist with Shell, writes: "Am omcing next to Walt Boyle and Will Green. Bob Atwill is just down the hall. So we have a goodly UT representation in the Western Division of Shell's Midland Area. Am keeping busy in local geologic society en deavors while remaining as single as ever." Dan was Chairman of the Geologic Atlas Project Committee for the West Texas Geological Society this year. Virgil A. Brill (BA '27, MA '28) continues as an Independent Oil Operator in San An tonio. M. H. (Buddy) Brock (BS '56) writes from Edna that everything is "about the same as last year except for the addition of a new 'Longhorn' by the name of Mark born in February." D. R. (Bob) Brogdon (BS '53, MA '54) is Geologist with Marathon Oil Company in Shreveport. Richmond Lee Bronaugh (MA '50) has been promoted to Associate Professor of Geology at Baylor University in Waco. Clyde A. Brooke (BA '46) is now Division Ex ploration Manager for Pan American Pe troleum Corporation in New Orleans.
Gerald R. Brooks (BS '58) reports from Bos sier City, Louisiana, where he is Secretary- Manager of the Bossier Federal Savings & Loan Association. Frank I. Brooner, Jr. (BS '51) continues as an Independent Consulting Geologist in San Antonio and "enjoys being his own boss." Georgette Covo Browder (BA '44) writes from Pecos that she's still a "busy housewife with a son in high school, a daughter in junior high, and two children in elementary school." Georgette says they have some minerals with part of their farms and hopes the Reeves County play continues in their direction. Ralston Brown (BA '48, MA '48), owner of Ralston Oil Company in Dallas, opened offices in Blanton Towers in February 1965, in association with Paine Production Company. Their exploration is mainly in west-central Texas. The Browns' daughter entered UT last September, the fourth generation of their family to do so. Robert Eugene Brown (BS '35) is a rancher in Lockhart. He is married to Lida Overbay Brown and they have a son, Robert Eugene Brown, 111 (17), a senior in Lockhart High. Thomas E. Brown (BS '56, MA '58, PhD '63), Geologist with American Overseas Petrol eum in Tripoli, writes: "In July we leave Libya for a two-week vacation in Spain. After our vacation we will go to Nacog doches where I will begin teaching at Stephen F. Austin State College in Sep tember, 1966." George S. Brownwell, Jr. (BS '52) continues as Geologist-Geophysicist with Perry R. Bass Oil Company in Fort Worth. Wallace E. Brunson (BS '42, MA '54), Senior Geologist with Pan American in Lubbock, reports that the Lubbock District is moving to Fort Worth. James E. (Woody) Bryant (BS '43, MA '48) is Chief Geologist for Vaughn Petroleum, Inc., in Dallas. Woody reports: "Our search for oil and gas still goes on, primarily in South and West Texas. University Lands keep cropping up in our plans. Jen and four boys healthy and provocative."
Don R. Boyd Thomas E. Bridge Richard T. Buffler