W. L. (Bill) Jordan, Jr. (BS '49), Geologist for Humble, has been transferred from Mid land to Hobbs, New Mexico. He writes: "Family — the number is the same — wife Grace and three girls, Lee, Laura and Sara. Just like living in a girls dormitory around here; well, almost. Myself? Finding and extracting oil from the Great American Desert."
Jon T. Jorgenson (BA '49) writes: "We are finally returning to Denver via a month's holiday in Europe after having spent the last four years in Australia and the prior six years in Canada. Frances, myself and the kids — Lynn (16), Jon (15) and Craig (14) are really looking forward to getting back to the good old USA." Jon will be Ad ministrative Geologist for Geophoto Serv ices, Inc., in Denver.
James G. Joyce (BS '49) is Geological Co ordinator for Standard Oil Company of California in Houston.
James D. Kallina (BS '53) continues as Vice- President of Domestic Operations with Pet ty Geophysical Company in San Antonio.
Helmut W. Kasiske (BS '54) is employed as Geophysicist for Humble in Los Angeles.
Edwin N. Kasper, Jr. (BE '51), Geologist- Reservoir Department of Coastal States Gas Producing Company in Corpus Christi, is "enjoying good health and working hard at the office and at home."
Charles J. Katz (BA '41) is Vice-President of Katz Oil Company in San Antonio.
Gene Ross Kellough (BA '32), Research As sociate at the University of Houston, is be ginning environmental studies of foramini fera from discontinuous cores from twelve wells offshore Louisiana from 0-250 feet be low the Gulf floor.
Edward R. Kennedy (BS '48, MA '49) is an Independent Geologist in Midland.
Richard A. (Dick) Kennedy (BS '52) has moved from El Paso to Friendswood, Texas, where he is Director of Public Works for the City. He and Ursula have a new daught er, Colleen. Dick says he "finally got out of the desert and am now in the Salt Dome country which Dr. Ellison instructed me so well about."
Robert F. Kent (BS '52) is employed as Sen ior Geophysicist by Humble in Corpus Christi.
George L. Keprta (BS '59) is doing subsur face geology in the Jurassic of North Louis iana and in the offshore Miocene of Texas. George is Senior Geologist for Monsanto in Houston.
Roy L. Kern (BS '49) writes to us from Shreveport, Louisiana: "Retired from the
Air Force (as Major) in March 1966 and have been traveling and taking it easy since retirement. Hope to go to New Eng land in the summer for some good fishing on Cape Cod and in Maine. Later in the year I hope to return to Europe on a visit to see old friends."
Don M. Kerr, Jr. (BE '60) relocated in Hous ton in 1966 where he is now Estimator and Project Coordinator for Spaw-Glass, Inc., General Contractors. Don says: "In addition to acquiring a higher golf handicap I mar ried a UT ex, the former Marilyn Perkinson — a mixture of bad & good!" (Our con gratulations to you, Don.)
Joseph E. and Gene Funkhouse Keyser (MA '48; BA '48) are still living in Mid land where Joe is an Independent Consult ing Geologist. They have five children: Carolyn (17) — a graduating senior; Julie (16), Ed (14), Laura & Ann— twins (11).
Howard W. Kiatta (BS '58) writes from Hous ton: "In May, after seven years with Tex aco in Louisiana, I left Texaco and took a job with George Mitchell & Associates (as Geologist) in Houston. My family includes a wife and four children and we're glad to be back in Texas."
James R. Kiker (BS '54) continues as Re search Analyst for the Naval Investigative Service in San Antonio.
Elbert A. King, Jr. (BS '57, MA '61) is "now working to get the Lunar Receiving Lab oratory ready to receive lunar samples; do ing some research on meteorites; planning lunar surface scientific missions." Elbert is Staff Scientist with NASA in Houston. He reports that Peg and the kiddos are fine.
Don L. Kirksey (BS '60) writes from Hous ton: "Nancy and I have had a great deal of good fortune. I am now with Tenneco Oil Company and this May will be living in Anchorage, Alaska. I'll be a part of a new office doing photogeology and field geology in that beautiful state. With much excitement we and the boys — John (6), Mark (5) and Gary (3) — look forward to our move." Don was formerly Geologist for Sinclair in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Joe C. Kitchens (BS '49) is Geologist and Production Superintendent for D. H. Byrd in Dallas.
William B. Klemt (BS '57) is currently lo cated in Waco, Texas, where he is Geol ogist for the Texas Water Development Board. His present assignment is a ground water availability study of the South Trin ity Sand Region. He is married and has two children.
G. Moses Knebel (BA '22), Independent Geologist in Scarsdale, New York, writes: "Have been busy dodging weather, writing
notes on oil-finding, attending meetings, and trying to promote research. If any of you have any pet ideas of research which would help the explorationist, please send the idea to Mr. H. R. Gould, Humble Oil & Refin ing Company, P. 0. Box 2189, Houston, Texas 77001."
John J. Knebles, Jr. (BS '50) writes from Calgary, Canada: "Am doing geological consulting as an individual but have Knebles Oil & Gas for exploration purposes. Am having a lot of fun doing what I've al ways wanted to do — be on my own."
Earl B. Knott (BS '49) has been promoted to Gulf Coast Division Exploration Superin tendent by Tenneco Oil Company and has moved from Corpus Christi to Houston.
Leo W. Konz (BA '31, MA '32) is Senior Geophysicist with Sun Oil Company in Beaumont, Texas.
David G. Koppel (BS '50) is Vice-President of Southwest Property Management Cor poration in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Erwin K. Krause (BS '49, MA '54) is "grow ing more accustomed to Oklahoma's high taxes, poor roads, and tornados and is look ing forward to a summer of field work in Alaska." Erwin is Research Scientist at Sinclair's Research Center in Tulsa, Okla homa.
James David Krause (BS '53), Sales Promo tion Manager for Lew Williams Chevrolet Company in Corpus Christi, writes : "Same job, same house, same kids, same wife — things never seem to change and that's good!"
Howard E. Kringel (BS '50) reports from New Orleans where he is Seismic Inter preter for United Geophysical Corpora tion: "After working overseas (1956—58) as a Seismic Party Chief in the Sahara, France (Soissons), and Iraq (in two revo lutions in three years) , I returned to col lege and received a B.S. in education from Lamar Tech in Beaumont in 1962. I taught mathematics in Port Arthur for four years. I am now doing offshore-Texas interpreta tion in New Orleans."
Andrew Edmunds Kurie (MA '56) continues as Geologist for the Utah Highway De partment in Salt Lake City. Andrew will address the Society of Mining Engineers- AIME in September 1967 at Las Vegas on "Engineering, Geologic and Hydro logic Characteristics of Lake Bonneville Sediments."
Ted B. Lacaff, Jr. (BS '50) writes: "Still ex ploring North America, Australia, and New Zealand but have added a couple of new targets — oil shale and and sulphur. The coming oil shale industry is exciting and it's looking better every day." Ted is Vice-