Adolph Shane; S.A.E. bio, 1912
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Date: 12/13/2008 at 10:50:44
Shane, Adolph, College professor; b. Austria, Feb. 27, 1879; s/o William & Mary; ed. Iowa State College, 1905; Sigma Xi; initiated by Iowa Gamma, June 3, 1905 (charter member); associate professor of Electrical Engineering at Iowa State College; after graduation first connected with Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College and later with Univ. of Pennsylvania; m. Anne E. Kierulff, June 30, 1908. Address, Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa. (pg 212)
~Who's Who in S.A.E. - A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Members of the Fraternity. Edited by William C. Levere. Evanston, Illinois, 1912.
1. S.A.E. = Sigma Alpha Epsilon
2. The preface of the directory states that "hundreds" of members didn't return their questionaire, so don't appear in the 1912 directory.
3. Founded on March 9, 1856, Sigma Alpha Epsilon is the largest North American secret letter, social college fraternity. The researcher can read more about S.A.E. in Wikipedia
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