Sam Montague, BJ ’36

Sam Montague, BJ ’36, died May 13, 2015, just shy of his 103rd birthday. He was a photographer, public relations practitioner and fundraiser during his career. Montague was a member of the Reveille Seven, a group of journalism students expelled from Louisiana State University who completed their education at the Missouri School of Journalism. The … Continued

Caryl Kahn Roman, BJ ’39

Caryl Kahn Roman, BJ ’39, died Sept. 12, 2014. A lifetime member of the Mizzou Alumni Association, she was the widow of Herschel Roman, whom she met and married when she attended the School. The couple moved to Seattle in 1942 where Herschel joined the faculty at the University of Washington.

Elizabeth Sweet Peacock Marsh, BJ ’39

Elizabeth “Betty” Sweet Peacock Marsh, BJ ’39, died in January 2013 in Tyler, Texas. Her career included developing her own business, Southern Research Co., which contracted with top-ranking national research firms. Marsh contributed her talents and abilities to a wide variety of organizations and causes throughout her lifetime, and she received many awards and recognitions … Continued

Edwin White, BJ ’39

Edwin White, BJ ’39, Saigon bureau chief for The Associated Press during the Vietnam War, died in Honolulu on Nov. 1. His obituary notes: Born in Tipton, Mo., on Aug. 29, 1922, White was a reporter’s reporter – skeptical, careful, a stickler for accuracy, with an acerbic wit and a no-frills writing style that stressed … Continued

Max Cole

New York Radio Personality Max Cole, 90 60 years of continuous broadcasting on the airwaves in New York Ernest Max Cole passed away on July 16, 2006, after a short battle with lung cancer. He was 90 years old. Born on Oct. 20, 1915, in Topeka, Kan., Cole grew up in Springfield, Mo. He graduated … Continued

Carl Corbin, BJ ’36

Carl Corbin, BJ ’36, died on Aug. 19, 2001, in New Orleans. He was one of seven Louisiana State University students who became known as the “Reveille Seven.” The group were expelled for refusing to allow Sen. Huey Long to censor their newspaper because of a letter to an editor that was critical of Long. … Continued

Emily Krusekopf Norbury Siegel, BJ ’36

Emily Krusekopf Norbury Siegel, BJ ’36, died May 4, 2011. She was one of the first women to receive a journalism degree from the University of Missouri. She was managing editor of the society page of the Waukegan (Ill.) News-Sun before marriage and having children. She later earned her education degree from MU and taught … Continued

Iva May Pilcher McDonald, BJ ’36

Iva May Pilcher McDonald, BJ ’36, of Bay St. Louis, Miss., died on Thursday, April 28, 2011. After graduation from Missouri she went on to become the editor of the Mexico Intelligencer. She was the owner of Pilcher Jewelry Co. in Mexico, Mo., established in 1868, which is the oldest family-owned jewelry business in the … Continued