Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Food Stuff Consumption And Miscellany

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

4-5 cups of coffee
2 sm cups of water
1/2-3/4 pack of cigarettes

meet some maternal relatives (those found on the internet)

Uncle Fred (mother's older brother/my godfather)

Uncle Gary (mother's youngest brother/fraternal twin to my aunt)

Uncle Joe (grandfather's younger brother) aka Father Joseph Frese SJ (deceased)

From the "Catholic News"

Fr. Joseph R. Frese, 87, professor emeritus of history at Fordham University died January 30,2002.

He taught at Fordham from 1950 to 1978. A scholar of American History , he specialized in studies on Andrew Jackson. He was vice president of academic affairs at Fordham from 1962 to 1966, and superior of Spellam Hall, from 1957 to 1962.

He was acting dean of Graduate School of Arts and Science, 1978-79 and superior of the Retreat House in Cornwall from 1979 to 1984. In 1984, he was named professor emeritus and returned to Fordham, where he was in residence on the campus until moving to Murray Weigel in 2002.

Born in Savannah, Ga. he graduated from Xavier and then taught from 1939-19. He entered the Jesuits in 1931 and was ordained in 1944.

Father held a BA and MA from Georgetown and a Masters and Doctorate from Harvard.

( Personal Notes... Father was a major contributor to the implementation of the Honors program and is mentioned in Ray Scroth's history and memoirs )

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