Roy H. Guess (BA '39, MA '40) , Independent Petroleum Geologist in Casper, Wyoming, writes: "The 'Muddy' oil boom is in full swing in Wyoming and Montana. We have had eight discoveries in 1968 that will be come major fields. Wyoming may have a 200% increase in completions in 1968." William Richard Gumert (MA '68) has been appointed project manager for the Depart ment of Defense's development program to perfect the helicopter gravity measuring system and will be head of the marine and airborne gravity surveys for the U.S. Army Map Service, Washington, D.C. Robert E. Hackbarth (BS '41) continues as Division Geologist for Texaco in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Bob says he has no news, just wants to say "hello" to his friends. Walter T. Haenggi (MA '57, PhD '66), Geol ogist for The Dow Chemical Company, is now stationed at Walnut Creek, California, "after being deported from Mexico." Walt is seeing the world with Dow — Australia, the western U.S. and Mexico. K. F. Hagemeier, Jr. (BS '49) is now Di vision Manager for Texas Crude Oil Com pany in New Orleans. He writes: "Con tinuing to explore for oil and gas in South Louisiana. Crowded in on the discovery of Stuard's Bluff Field in St. Bernard Parish. Still drilling extensions to the Oak ley Field in Assumption Parish and to the Bully Camp Salt Dome in Lafourche Par ish. Children growing bigger and wife growing prettier every year." Marvin E. Hairgrove (BS '42) writes from Houston: "Enjoyed another great geologic year in the same surroundings. Always look forward to your request for Netvsletter in formation because it means another de lightful annual Newsletter will be forth coming." (Many thanks for those kind words ! ) Marvin is Senior Staff Geologist for Humble Oil & Refining Company. Curry Walker Hall (BS '54) is enjoying his 14th year in Lafayette, Louisiana, where he's a Geologist for The Preston Oil Com pany. Curry writes: "Family growing (in age, not in number) ; Jim is now nine and Katherine four. Enjoy reading about class mates in the Geology Newsletter. Hope to visit Austin soon and see the new Geology Building." (Thanks, Curry! ) Donald L. Hall (BS '49) resigned from his job as Executive Vice-President of H. J. Gruy & Associates to become President of Falcon Exploration Company on June 1, 1968. Falcon's offices are at 3701 Allen Parkway in Houston. Robert Arthur Hall (BS '57), Independent Geologist in Tyler, writes : "Wynne and the kids are fine; business is good; the birds are singing and the grass needs mowing! Elbert King's boys will soon be on the
moon; old Lucky Bill 'Cat' Ward will be back on his Isla de Mujeres soon; and I haven't gotten to Australia YET! Watch out, 'cause here comes the Judge!" Lloyd A. Hammer, Jr. (BS '43), retired Naval Commander, is continuing as Elec tronic Systems Engineer for RCA Service Company in Springfield, Virginia. John W. Hampton, Jr. (BS '53) is a Partner in John W. Hampton & Son in Wichita Falls. The Hamptons third daughter, Sandra Sue, was born on March 15, 1968. Roger C. Hanks (BA '55) , General Partner in Roger C. Hanks, Ltd. in Wichita Falls, is doing exploration in southeastern New Mexico and producing from Permian Reefs. Roger also has an office in Midland which is managed by W. T. Probandt (BS '56). Reginald N. Harbison (BS '51) is a Research Oceanographer with Atlantic Oceano graphic Laboratories. Environmental Sci ence Service Administration, in Miami, Florida. He is presently working with seis mic reflection profiles across the Laccadive Islands in the Arabian Sea. James V. Hard wick (BS '40) is an Inde pendent in Midland. Miles Henry Hardy (BA '52), Geologist with the Texas Highway Department, is "still working the District 15 Area" in San An tonio. The Hardys built a new home re cently and Miles says most of his leisure hours have been spent "working in the yard." Richard Finley Hare (BS '41), President of Producers Service Company in Fort Worth, is "still with the same wife and same kids." Louis H. Haring, Jr. (BS '38) is "drilling a few wells each year with some successful completions." Louis is an Independent Geologist in San Antonio. Travis O. Harkness (1934-36), President of Harkness Exploration Company, Inc. in Dallas, is "looking for hard minerals^ma rine environment in Alaska." Travis says they drilled five dry holes in a row in East Texas and that he should have stuck to seismic contracting! Wiley B. Harle (BS '50) is Senior Geologist for the Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America in Houston. Kenneth W. Harlow, Jr. (BS '57) is Presi dent of Jetwell. Inc., a radioactive logging and performation company, in Great Bend, Kansas. David C. and Oleta Richey Harrell (BA '27; BA '28, MA '28) are "slowing down and enjoying life; looking forward to a
September, 1968 trip to Switzerland and Austria in June." The Harrells live in Jackson, Mississippi, where David is a Consulting Geologist. Weldon J. Harrell (BS '49) reports "no news" from Graham, Texas, where he is an Inde pendent Consulting Geologist. David H. Harrington (BS '51, MA '53) con tinues as Trust Officer for the Bank of the Southwest in Houston. Cleason L. Harris, Jr. (BS '51), Project Ge ologist for Pan American Petroleum Cor poration in New Orleans, is continuing to work the Louisiana Gulf Coast and off shore areas. He, Dorothy and their four children (three boys, one girl) are all well. Cleason reports they enjoyed a Guate malan winter vacation. John Michael Harris (MA '67), Research Assistant in the Department of Geology at the University of Bristol, England, is "run ning around the Old World looking at deinothers and anthracotheres for a Ph.D. dissertation." John says he notes with "sus picion" that Warm Langston has timed his Europe visit while he's in Africa and that England is big enough for both of them! J. Richard Harris (BS '53, MA '57), Presi dent of Syracuse Oils Ltd. in Calgary, Canada, spent the year mainly in expand ing their operations overseas as well as locally in Canada. They now hold interests in Norway and Holland portions of the North Sea and in South Africa. Thomas E. Harris (BS '57) continues as Supervisor, Reservoir Engineering Division, for Coastal States Gas Producing Company in Corpus Christi. William H. Harris (MA '61), Research As sistant at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, writes: "Our second daugh ter, Leah Shirley, was born in December 1968. The elusive Ph.D. will finally be ob tained in June 1969, but I will be on the Ge ology Department faculty at Brooklyn Col lege in September 1968 teaching in their night sessions. Evelyn and Felice Amy en joyed their Barbados vacation last sum mer — all I did was work !" Martin L. Harvill (BS '60, MA '61) is Senior Chemist for Itek Corporation in Lexington, Massachusetts. Martin is working as a solid state chemist and has two boys, Brian (2) and Kenneth (1). George M. Harwell, Jr. (BS '58, MA '59), Exploration Geologist for Shell Oil Com pany in Houston, writes: "The event which dominated the past year for Linette and me occurred on August 23, 1967. Corbin Mathis was born into our family which in cludes Sharon (9) and Leslyn (6). The welcome mat is out for any who are in Houston with some time to visit."