Archive for January 9th, 2012

USD Photograph Collection, Series 4 no. 827

Here is a photograph from the Military Science and Tactics folder, USD Photograph Collection. Pictured from left to right are: Theodor R. Syverson, Frank C. Falkenstein, and Orville W. Thompson, 1891-1892.

 From the 1903 alumni section of the Coyote yearbook pages 115 and 118:

Orville W. Thompson, A.B., was born at Vermillion, Nov. 13, 1871, where he still continues to reside. At present he is Cashier of the First National Bank, to which position he was elected in 1896. In May, 1900, he was selected as a member of the Republican State Central Committee. To his Alma Mater, Mr. Thompson has always been very loyal and is a liberal contributor to all her enterprises. The business manager of the Coyote found him, as ever, ready to help by his guaranty to the publishers.

Theodore R. Syverson, A.B., was born at Decorah, Iowa, Nov. 22, 1868. He received his education at the Public School of Watertown, S.D., and at the U.S.D. from which he was graduated in 1894. He took post-graduate work in 1895 until he was taken ill. He died in Chicago, July 27, 1895.

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