George W. Kessler; S.A.E. bio, 1912
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Date: 12/13/2008 at 09:46:17
Kessler, George Walter, lawyer; b. Sac City, Iowa, May 4, 1883; s/o John & Salome; ed. at Gettysburg College, 1908, Colombia University; second honor, Pen and Sword, Mask and Wig, gymnasium team, class football, president Philomathean Literary society, editor the 1908 Spectrum, assistant editor The Mercury and the 1908 Bulletin, master of ceremonies commencement week; initiated by Pennsylvania Delta, Jan. 3, 1906; eminent archon, chronicler; delegate installation of New York Delta, attended province Beta convention, 1910; University scholar of political economy in Columbia University, 1908-9, University scholar of political science in Columbia University, 1909-10; superintendent of honest election committee of New York city; memb. Graduate Economics club, secretary Gettysburg Alumni fund, secretary-treasurer New York Gettysburg club. Address, 1120 Amsterdam Ave., New York City. (pg 136)
~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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