Fairlie spent 40 years with Sinclair and Atlantic Richfield, serving as a research chemist and a senior research director for the last 18 years.
After retiring in he moved to Sun City AZ. He had a special interest in race cars and became vice-president of the technical committee which inspects all of the Indianapolis race cars. While living in Annapolis MD, he answered an ad in the Baltimore Sun in and was the sixth person to respond; he became a charter member of The S ix Napoleons. She also became well-known to the public as an expert on Illinois genealogies.
In she was named Assistant State Historian, continuing in that post until her retirement at the end of In retirement she moved to Murphysboro, IL, where her parents had finally lived before their deaths, in and Margaret died in March He attended Rensselaer Polytech and obtained a degree in Engineering. He was commissioned in the U. He went to work at Coopers and Lybrand and became a partner in that accounting firm. Several years later he went to work as a division head at American Home Products. Fox died on September 11, in Chicago, IL.
Army began in April Over the course of his long career, he was a buyer for a retail chain, an assistant professor of Marketing at Long Island University, and was a management consultant for several firms. Friedman was always interested in stamp collecting and served on the Education Board for Demerest NJ.
In addition to The Hounds , he was a member of Mrs. He was known for introducing the Canon to autistic children and lectured on the subject. Andrew G. Fusco attended West Virginia University where he received his B. Finance and J.
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He has served as an attorney, a special prosecutor and special assistant attorney general in addition to holding several faculty positions at West Virginia University. He has contributed a number of articles to legal books. The two struck up a conversation, then a friendship. Already a collector, Fusco asked Murphy if he could get some books signed for him by Starrett and he graciously agreed. Soon thereafter, Fusco shipped a box of a half dozen or so books including two first editions of The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes to Murphy. Gallienne was a career British diplomat.
Gallienne was awarded the C. The Chicago Daily Tribune of Oct. His name often appeared in newspaper articles during the war years as he represented Britain during fund raising and other appearances. After the war he traveled to other parts of the Midwest for award ceremonies honoring Americans who served in the British forces.
Gallienne attended the first meeting of The Hounds of the Baskerville sic in He died July 17, in Guernsey. Arthur Ulysses Gardner was born Dec. Gardner was employed by the Milwaukee Railroad for 48 years, retiring in He was awarded a silver pass good for lifetime travel on the railroad. He earned his B. He succeeded his late father in the post of Michigan City Judge in January , a post he held for one year.
He later acted as a city attorney and a prosecuting attorney for Michigan City. Born March 27, , in Chicago, William D.
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After receiving his B. After several years of illness Bill died on October 20, We have seldom ever known a finer gentleman in our circle. Grais was a practicing cardiologist, certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine, for over 45 years. Once you have the scent, you can use your sense to save some cents.
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Joe Bell, was well known. Grais passed away in Lincolnwood, IL on August 11, He became interested in Holmes when he was a child and joined The Sherlock Holmes Society of London at the age of twelve. Conan Doyle , and received an Edgar Award for the book in Green attended and spoke at the dedication of the Kittle Collection at the Newberry Library.
His other interests included E. Hornung and travel. He planned to write a three-volume biography of Arthur Conan Doyle which was unfinished at the time of his death in London on March 27, In his will he left his collection to the city of Portsmouth.
He received his B. Hahn moved to Sheboygan WI in early and was employed there as the international sales manager for at Thomas Industries, a position he held until his retirement in Hahn founded the Chicago Silver Blaze in and hosted it for many years. Hahn edited The Devon County Chronicle for over thirty years and was active in developing Sherlockian programs and exhibits.
Hahn died on February 4, Sheboygan, WI. David Harnois was born on August 29 th , in Chicago. He started doing theatre in , performing onstage, and work his way back to the technical side. He has been doing theatre professionally since , working as a carpenter, technical director, lighting and sound designer, and a scenic studio supervisor.
That experience led him to found I Am Lost Without My Boswell , an entirely volunteer driven effort to produce audio dramatizations of the entire Sherlock Holmes canon. In addition to his Sherlockian and theatrical pursuits, he formerly played cello, and still plays guitar, sings and writes his own music. He also enjoys spending his time with video games and comic books especially Batman.
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Cornellis Helling was born September 9, in Amsterdam. As a young man he started reading the stories of Jules Verne and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, two interests which stayed with him for the rest of his life. He also spoke French fluently and was quite interested in French culture. Helling was a prominent member of the Jules Verne Society and wrote numerous articles about the author. The April issue carried the news that he had formed a scion society in Holland, The Crew of the S.
Friesland in October Helling passed away on March 10, in Emmeloord, Netherlands. He practiced law in Chicago for several years, but then became part of the family business. Fifteen years later he retired from that to Sarasota, FL. He died in Sarasota, FL on January 27, David C.
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Humphrey was born and bred in the small coal mining town of Winnetka, Ill.. He became devoted to Sherlock Holmes in the sixth grade when all the rest of his extensive library disappeared from underneath his bed presumably confiscated by his parents. David spent his first two years of university at Harlaxton College, Grantham, Lincs. He became a Hound in David is busy as a commercial rental property consultant, full time father, part time writer and manager of his personal investments.
David is married with one wife Ruth. His son Jay six was last year named to the Zipper, Button and Shoe-tying Team in kindergarten and is soon to take over the family finances. Update: After only 14 years in kindergarten, Jay is now attending Indiana University majoring in Game Design with a minor in Bar Attending core requirement. Professor Alan J.
Iliff was born in and has lived most of his life in Chicago. He saw the first showing of the Basil Rathbone movie of The Hound of the Baskervilles on local television, and was given a Book of the Month Club two volume Doubleday Canon by his parents, when he was about ten years old. It disintegrated, as book club editions are wont to do, but he now has many others. After a few decades, he finally became a full-fledged Companion and a Hound in A.
Professor Iliff likes to remind other Sherlockians that his middle name is James, and that James Moriarty was also a mathematics professor. Donald B. But who really cares? Nobody, absolutely nobody, and that includes Don Izban, himself. Satis verborum. At the time he was living in Denmark his native country , but in he went to a meeting at Baskerville Hall, and the following year he moved to Chicago. Jensen was a featured speaker at the 60 th Anniversary of The Hounds of the Baskerville sic.
When relocating to New Orleans, Jensen found the Sherlockian scene there lacking, as he longed for the familiar carousal of the Companions. Unfortunately, Hurricane Katrina had her impact on the group and it became inactive shortly thereafter. He is a violinist by profession.
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He also became Director of Archives at North Park University, a position he occupied for a dozen years. Shortly thereafter, he joined The Norwegian Explorers of Minnesota , helped celebrate their 50 th anniversary, and became a regular contributor to the Friends of the Sherlock Holmes Collections newsletter.