Representative Peace Corps volunteers


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Representative Peace Corps volunteers
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"This is a random selection of Volunteers who are now training for specific Peace Corps projects abroad."

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University of Florida
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This is a random selection of Volunteers who arerain

in the United states for specific Peace Corps projects a e

people appearing below are generally representative of those who have,

to this time, been chosen for the initial Peace Corps programs. Future

projects will probably not require talents differing from those

illustrated here.

WILLIAM R. AUSTIN, 26, of Bennington, Kansas, has spent the past
two academic years teaching world history and coaching football and
basketball at Trego Ccinaity High School in Wakeeney, Kansas. He
received his A.B. degree in history in 1959 from Kansas Wesleyan Univer-
sity, where he was co-captain of the football team and vice-president
of the student council. He has worked suemers as a laborer in a grain
elevator and as an agricultural field hand. For two years he served as
a group captain at simmer conferences of the Fellowship of Christian
Athletes in Estes Park, Colorado. At present he is training for the
Ghana project at Berkeley.

JAMES LANCASTER, JR., 22, of 4421 15th Street, N.W., Washington,
D. C., received his B. A. degree in economics this June from Howard
University. He was active in a number of student activities there,
serving as president of the Economics Club and secretary of the Business
Club. He has had extensive experience in working with youth groups at the
Fellowship House in Washington and with an American Friends Service
Committee group in Turkey. He is now studying at Harvard in preparation
for the Nigeria projects.

HABLAN DAVIS HIBBARD, 24, of 56 Francisco Avenue, West Caldwell,
New Jersey, just finished his first year at the Western Reserve University
Medical School in Cleveland. He is taking a leave of absence from his
medical studies to begin Peace Corps training. He received his B.A.
degree in 1959 from Oberlin College, where he was president of the Ski
Club and a member of the varsity football and lacrosse teams. He spent
last simmer in Nigeria. He is preparing at Harvard for the Nigeria project.

ARTHUR G. BHUER, 23, of 216 Hillcrest Road, Raleigh, North Carolina
is presently in training at Iowa State for the St. Lucia project. He is
a graduate student in forestry at North Carolina State College, in Raleigh.
A graduate of Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, in Ruston, Louisiana, he

BYRON T. HOPEWELL, 821 7th Street, Havre, Montana, is 22 years
old and was graduated this June from the University of Washington,
where he specialized in the sciences. In high school he played on
the football team and in 1956 was an All-State selection for guard.
He speaks Spanish fluently and knows Mexico well. He is skilled in
carpentry, masonry, and automotive engineering. He is now training
at Rutgers in the CARE-Peace Corps project headed for Colombia.


DeSIMDES of 195

Goldenrod Avenue,



is 24 years old, single and is employed by the New York-New Haven and
Hartford Railroad as a structural draftsman on bridge construction prob-
lems. He has also worked as an apprentice carpenter on frame building
construction in Bridgeport. He received his Bachelor's degree in engi-
neering in June 1960, at the University of Connecticut, and he also
worked for the National Park Service as a student engineer in Organ
Pipe Cactus National Monument in Ajo, Arizona in survey work in construc-
tion and topography. He is now getting instruction at Tenxas Western
in preparation for the Tanganyika project.

PAULA WEBB, 31, of 351 G
living and studying this last
teacher in the years 1952-195
School, in Providence, Rhode
Massachusetts. She also has
teachers at Lesley College, i
Miss Webb was an. editor with
D. C. Heath and Company. She

ray Road, West Falmouth, Maine, has been
year in Mexico. An elementary school
7, she has taught in the Mary C. Wheeler
Island, and in the public schools of Seekonk,
taught demonstration classes for student
n Cambridge, Massachusetts. More recently,
the Boston educational publishing firm,

is studying at Iowa State for the St.


A. TMDCTHY PEERSON, 21, of 1315
received his B. A. in history at the
He attended high school and one year
fornia. Since 1958, he has been work
and home repair company in Honolulu.
has traveled in Mexico, stumer of 196
for the Philippine project.

Opus Street, Honolulu, Hawaii,
University of Hawaii, in 1961.
of college in Sacramento, Cali-
:ing as a salesman for a construction
He is fairly fluent in Spanish and
o0, He is studying at Ohio State

MICHAEL LANIGAN of 5608 Valley Road, Falls Church, Virginia, i
years old. He is presently training at Rutgers for the CARE-Peace
project which will leave about the first of September for Colombia.
was currently working for the U.S. Steel Company and has worked as
pharmacist's clerk in a hospital. He is a handyman by inclination,
interested in repairing a motor, making things with carpentry tools
building radios or doing plumbing. He is also a photographer. He
football and was on the swimming and rifle teams at school. He has
completed two years of college work at Georgetown and American Univ

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of 1707 Dundee




is the husband of Clarice Heller Berman. He received his Bachelor of
Laws degree this June from the Harvard University School of Law. He
was graduated, cum laude, in 1958 from Amherst College, where he majored
in government. He has worked summers as a law clerk and bank teller.
He is training at Harvard for the Nigeria project as one of the first
husband and wife teams chosen by the Peace Corps.

Kentucky, is the wife of Stanley M.
English this year from Smith College
semesters at Wellesley College. She
projects at Smith, serving as house
of the Electoral Board, and as head
House. She and her husband are both
in Louisville.

of 1707 Dundee Way, Luuisville,
Berman. She received her B. A. in
, although she spent her final two
was active in extra-curricular
editor of the yearbook, as a member
of freshmen advisors at Sessions
graduates of Atherton High School

JACOB FLEMAN of 1301 N. Harrison Street, Wilmington, Delaware, is
21 years old, single, and a graduate in civil engineering of the University
of Delaware. He also studied at the University of Pennsylvania. He has
been an athletic counselor of Camp Arcady, New York and Camp Lindenmere,
of Tannersville, Pennsylvania. He was vice president of the American
Society of Civil Engineers, Student chapter, when he graduated this June
at the University of Delaware. He has had on the job experience in
handling surveyor's tools and other engineering equipment. He is getting

field training and instruction at Texas Western
Tanganyika project.

in preparation for the

LAURA P. DAMON, 23, of 11 Saybrook Place, Buffalo, N. Y., has been
a librarian at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library since last
September. She received her B.A. degree in English in 1960 from Smith
College, where she was vice-president of her class and secretary of the
House of Representatives. She speaks French fluently and traveled to
East Africa on a study tour for two months in 1959. She is studying at
Berkeley in preparation for the Ghana project.

E2RIQUE MDRALES of 2206 Federal Avenue, El Paso, Texas,
old. He is studying at Rutgers in preparation for going to
the CARE-Peace Corps project. He graduated from Bowie High
El Paso in 1952 and attended Texas Western College. He is a
electric and acetylene welding equipment and has worked in a
refinery. He is trained in photographic processes and is cu
loyed by the Department of the Army as a physical science te

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DOLORES D. HAWRANEY, 23, of 2738 E. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio,
received her B.A. in literature at ornell University in 1960. Last year
she taught high school English at LSng Island, New York, while taking night


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