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In Dr. Morgan belongs to one of the old families of Lexington, being the son "Entered into rest on the morning of March 17, 1901, Eugene Feist, the I _ , of Col. Charlton H. Morgan of that city. He received the best of home and noble and beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Rieser. school training and developed a taste for Natural History studies before en- "Eugene F. Rieser was born October 19, 1880, in Louisville, Ky. · He re- , tering college. While attending the State College these studies were pur- ceived his early education in the Louisville Graded Schools, graduating from ¤ I , sued under Crandall, with whom he was also associated during the summers the Louisville Manual Training School in 1897 with honors. Ever eager to . E ` of 1884 and 1885 as an assistant in some field work on the Geological Sur- continue his education he entered Kentucky State College in the fall of ’97 ` . vey of Kentucky. He graduated from the State College of Kentucky in the and graduated as a Mechanical Engineer in the class of ’00; his college _» . S scientific course in 1886 and took his masters degree in this institution in career being equally as successful as his earlier school days. Leaving many 1888, after which he attended Johns Hopkins University, winning a fellow— friends he went to Chicago, entering the employ of Fraser & Chalmers e A. ship in biology in 1889. He received his Doctor’s degree at Johns Hopkins Co., in the capacity of draughtsman. Here he contracted pleural pneumo- I in 1890 and was also awarded the Adam T. Bruce Fellowship for the next nia, and with the same perseverance and will that he always lmanifested ` ` year. when any obstacle presented itself, he fought for seventeen wee *s to again - In 1891 he was appointed Associate Professor of Biology at Bryn Mawr be able to continue his work, but growing weaker and weaker, he breathed g I · College, and in 1894—’95, while still connected with that institution, spent his last Sunday morning, March 17, 1901, at 2:35. \Vith his friends he was A V sixteen months studying in Berlin and at the Stazione Zoologica at Naples, a delightful companion and we will forever keep a bright spot in our memory · a privilege enjoyed by only a few. In 1895 he was made full Professor of for him." . S Biology at Bryn Mawr, a position which he continues to till with distinction. The following resolutions were adopted by a committee appointed at the ‘ - Dr. Morgan’s published papers include two Johns Hopkins studies, five last annual meeting: _ I ` _ papers in the Journal of Morphology, five in the Anatomischer Anzeiger, WFIEREAS, God, who knoweth and doeth all things that are best for His _ i twelve or more in the Archiv fur Entwickiungsmechanick, six in the Biolog— children, hath in His infinite wisdom seen fit to remove from our midst one _ , _ ical Bulletin, one in the Quarterly Journal, one in the International Monthly, of our beloved members, Eugene Feist Rieser, of the class of ’00: therefore A ' besides fifteen or twenty shorter ones. be it g » Resolved, That the Association of Alumni of the Kentucky State College — i 6 feels his loss deeply and extends to the bereaved family its heartfelt sympa- - . ., _ . thy in this their hour of grief. Ii . A , · Ob_t a Resolved, That his memory be cherished by this association on account ’ I . I u YY- of his high attainments, and for his many lovable traits of character, which I I _, ·' Q . i` During the past year the association suffered a loss in the death of two I €n§l§,iI;,(:2(g(,};ln&—lE(;Ltaig gjggsolglglaggglsésolutions be Sent to the bgmilved family I - members, both of whom were well known, though one was a graduate of 19 as assmjgmce Ofcom, heartfelt Sympathy for thm,] in their umiCtiO,,_ l _ · i` `· - yeflrs “g°· uml th? other was u member Of Qur youngest °l"SS‘ , Resolved. That these resolutions be spread upon the minutes of the asso- I _‘ · g , , 1`he death of George ti. Berry removed from among us a man of sterling mation {md published in the City Impers- . worth, quiet, unostentatious, who by his modest demeanor had made a host Signed ' _ _ _j . _ of friends. For many years he was in the Internal Revenue Service of Ken- ` L Kl FIMYKFIA ) —, -` I tucky, and his death came as a great shock to a wide circle of friends. We B` VF SO{,,i,HGA§,;,,, _ Commitme · fg;_‘,s _4_` ° _` shall always cherish his memory. A committee appointed at the annual C` L` HUm,U'1éFY°) ` Q A meeting in June adopted the following repo1·t: ' ` ` J ` · ` -, \\'HEE1·:.\s, It has pleased God to take from us one of our members, ,@ · , George G. Berry, of the class of ’82; and whereas. we have lost, in him, a ` r_i. A -_'I kindly, loving spirit and faithful friend, therefore, be it F6CU1tY· ` j ».·, I- I{¢·sr»lz'¢·¢/, That we make this record upon the minutes of our association P --·,I·,;¢£;_i;·Yf. rf, Q in recognition of our loss and respect to his memory. 19OO"`19O1‘ , ‘ _.`. i ¤ [Signed.] At.EaE1> M. lr)l·]'|‘ER,l (In the orde1· of appointment.) ' MERRY L: _PENCE# 5 C°mm‘tt€€· James Kennedy Patterson, Ph. D., LL. D., F. S. A., President, Professor JO' H' K"STI‘E* of History. Political Economy, and Metaphysics. i \r__" ..·, _`__, , ' On March 17, 1901, Eugene F. llieser, of the class of 1900, died at his James Garrard White, A. M.. Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy. ·v__ __ home in Louisville, Ky. The following was written by Mr. L. K. Frankel, John Henry Neville, A. M., LL. D., Vice-President, Professor of Greek · xg ,·_` `-"i ‘ ` a friend and classmate: and Latin, { .»._-;¥i;§;;rq·; V. ·r~:w;>jf§g¤·.`I `··/iii \

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