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1970 Yearbook

1970 Yearbook

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1970 Yearbook

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Margaret Westphal, Testing Office
James R. Willaert, M.A. Ass't C. J. Williams, Assistant to the
Prof of Speech & Drama President
Rev. J. M. Shipman—In Memoriam
Rev. J. M. Shipman, M.S.W. Ass't Professor of
Theology and Sociology. Acting Chrm. Dept of Sociology
The St. Ambrose community was saddened by the
news that Father Shipman had died Nov. 16, 1969
in a Kankakee, Illinois hospital. Death followed an
extended illness for the Chairman of the Sociology
Department here at St. Ambrose. Burial in Kankakee
followed services at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in
that city. The most Rev. Gerald F. O'Keefe offered
memorial mass for the priest-faculty member on
Nov. 19th in Christ the King Chapel on the campus.
Fr. Shipman was born in London, Ontario, Canada
and received a B.A. St. Viator's College and
Master's degrees from Loyola, Chicago and the
Universityof Illinois. He also did graduate work at
Illinois and Fordham University. He was formerly a
faculty member at Marycrest College, DePaul
University, Chicago and Gannon College in Erie, Pa.
'May our brother, John, rest in peace"
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