The valedictory on behalf of the largest graduating class in Dartmouth's history was delivered by Mr. Kilmarx just before the conferring of the Bachelor degrees at the final exercises in the Bema on Sunday, June 11. The son of Sumner D. Kilmarx '22 of Bronxville, N. Y., he was chairman of the Undergraduate Council, a member of Palaeopitus, manager of the varsity football team, and a Rufus Choate Scholar.
Mr. Kennan, who delivered this principal address at the Commencement exercises in the Bema, Sunday morning, June n, is Counselor of the Department of State. In conferring the honorary Doctorate of Laws upon Mr. Kennan just before the address, President Dickey characterized him "as perhaps the preeminent representative of the finest group of career diplomats America has ever had at her service.
At the annual Commencement meeting of the Dartmouth Alumni Association, held in the gym June 10 immediately after the traditional outdoor luncheon for seniors and their fathers, faculty and alumni, Mr. Richardson, New Hampshire Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, spoke on behalf of the honored Fifty-Year Class. Following is the full text of his address on that occasion:
Mr. Larmon, president of Young and Rubicam and chairman of the Dartmouth Development Council, spoke at the General Alumni Association meeting, June 17, as the representative of the Classes of 1914, 1915 and 1916, jointly holding their 35th reunions that weekend. The following is a stenographic report of his remarks.