John W. Trammell (BS '59) reports "same wife, same children, same job as last News letter." John is Exploration Geologist for the Copper Range Exploration Company in Seattle, Washington.
Mike Trant (BS '58) is now a Pilot with Bran iff International in Dallas. He is married to Virginia Hunt from Phoenix, Arizona, and they have two daughters, Terri (4) and Holly (2). Mike "strongly believes that Braniff will soon be America's No. 1 Air line in size and service."
Jack W. Trantham (BS '51) writes from Tyler, Texas: "Still doing consulting work and drilling a few wells. Needless to say that black, sticky stuff is hard to find. Would love to compare notes with some of my classmates, so if in Tyler give me a ring."
Lloyd R. Travis (BA '48), Geophysicist with Humble in Houston, reports "no change."
Richard S. Travis (BS '48), Partner in Travis Oil Company in Los Angeles, California, is President of the United World Federal ists in Southern California. Dick says the Federalists believe in the development of international law as the only logical solu tion to growing world chaos and anarchy.
Robert F. Travis (BS '57), Geologist for Sin clair Oil & Gas Company in Houston, writes: "Since leaving school, I spent three years in the Philippines, five years with Humble as a geophysicist in Louisiana and Mississippi, and I am now enjoying my work as a geologist in the great state of Texas."
Frank J. Tribble, Jr. (BS '60) reports to us from Corpus Christi.
E. L. Trice, Jr. (MA '57) is employed as Senior Geologist for Pan American Pe troleum Corporation in Midland.
Arthur R. Troell (BS '58) has been "study ing facies relationships in Jurassic rocks of the Gulf by looking at rocks — interesting, fascinating, captivating and practical." Art is a Geologist (Stratigrapher) with Pan American in New Orleans.
Roy W. Tronrud (BS '40) reports to us from Dallas where he is Senior Geophysicist for the Sun Oil Company.
Arthur J. Tschoepe (BS '51) continues as Vice-President and Chief Geologist for the Orion Oil Company in Corpus Christi.
G. Gilbert Tubb (BA '46) is Geological Supervisor for Mobil Oil Corporation in Corpus Christi.
John D. Tuohy (BS '39), Producing Superin tendent for International Petroleum Com pany in Talara, Peru, writes: "Work in Talara continues to go along nicely, as does
the challenge of maintaining the produc tion of 50,000 barrels/day in this complex of small fault blocks. Have now been here twelve years, a rather long temporary as signment. Hope to get by to see the new building this summer."
Clyde W. Turner (BA '40), Geologist and Partner in McClure & Turner in Midland, reports no news, except that he's in the process of moving into a new home on Country Club Drive.
Edd R. Turner, Jr. (BA '43), Offshore Man ager for Tidewater Oil Company in Hous ton, says his present job entails overseeing Tidewater's investments offshore Louisiana and Texas. Edd has also joined the throng in weekend farming and expects crops this year in hay, watermelons, cattle, and maybe pine trees!
John E. Turner, Jr. (BS '50) is Partner and Consulting Geologist in the firm of Perm, Hills & Turner in Midland.
John T. Twining (BS '48, MA '54) continues as Geologist with Shell Oil Company in Houston. The Twinings are enjoying Hous ton with their three growing boys, Tom (ll).Tedd (8) and Tim (1%).
Page C. Twiss (PhD '59) has returned to Kansas State University in Manhattan, where he is an Associate Professor of Ge ology, after spending this past year here at UT working with Professor DeFord on the Rim Rock Country, Trans-Pecos Texas.
Leßoy J. Tydlaska (BA '49, MA '51), Senior Geologist for Pan American Petroleum Corporation in New Orleans, is "still ex amining the rocks through electric probes (electric logs, etc.)." Leßoy says he hasn't walked an outcrop since 1951 and his only rocks have been under the Scotch !
A. Knox and Katherine Archer Tyson (BA '23, MA '24; BA '35, MA '36) continue to live in Houston where Knox is Executive Consultant for Dempsey-Tegeler & Com pany.
Robert Chan Tysor (BA '52) is Geologist for Pan American Petroleum Corporation in Houston.
Sam M. Udden (BS '50), District Geologist for Continental Oil Company, has moved from Lake Charles, Louisiana, back to Houston. He says he's still working off shore Louisiana!
Jorge E. Umana (BA '60) continues as Chief Geologist for Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad in San Jose, Costa Rica. Jorge attended the Ist Congress of the Interna tional Society of Rock Mechanics in Sep tember 1966 and presented a paper, "Geo logical Explorations for a Dam Site." He
has also joined the Association of Engi neering Geologists.
James R. Underwood, Jr. (MA '56, PhD '62) has resigned from the University of Flor ida to go to West Texas State University in Canyon as Associate Professor of Geol ogy. Last year Jim was Secretary-Treas urer of the Southeastern Geological Society and co-editor of the guidebook for the 13th Field Conference. He will attend the NSF seminar on Rock Mechanics in July at Bos ton College. The Underwoods have two daughters, Marion (2%) and Ann (1).
Winston H. Upshaw (BS '57) is living in Palestine, Texas, where he is Field Repre sentative for the Social Security Admin istration. Winston has been with the gov ernment for over six years, having worked in Houston, Longview and Baltimore be fore coming to Palestine. Prior to that he worked three years with Gulf Oil Com pany in the Permian Basin. The Upshaws have two children, ages 7 and 8.
Charles B. Upton (BS '57) is a Secondary Biology and Earth Science Teacher in Mo riarty, New Mexico. He writes: "I enjoy teaching more every year. Received my second NSF summer institute grant at New Mexico Highlands so expect to have an other summer studying in the cool moun tain.s Louree and I now have two sons: Malcolm (2) and Oren (7 months). We are planning on building a new rock home."
Robert D. Valerius (BS '59) continues work ing as a Geologist in the Exploration De partment of Tenneco Oil Company in Cor pus Christi. The Valerius' have a son Da vid (6), a daughter, Kathy (3), and a ? ? (four months & counting! ) .
Charles D. and Eloise Faulkner Yer trees (BA '23; BA '22) are still enjoying life in Midland. Eloise says part of that pleas ure is spoiling two small granddaughters who live there. The Vertrees' other son, Ralph, lives in Austin, so they don't get to "spoil his two children as often."
Charles D. Vertrees, Jr. (BS '51) reports his main item of news is the change in company affiliation from Continental Oil Company to Sun Oil Company. Charles is Geologist for Sun in Midland.
Harry A. Vest (MA '59) writes that he and Zoe are the proud parents of a baby boy, Steven Andrew, born January 28, 1967. Harry says it looks like he may be a fu ture UT basketball player! The Vests hope to get back to Austin this summer for a short visit.
James R. Vetters (BS '51) writes: "After eleven years in Corpus Christi (hometown) moved to Houston in mid-1966 into Ten neco Oil's International Division (as Re-