THE MICHIGAN BOTANIST
"FRATERNALLY, ED"-A REMEMBRANCE OF ED VOSS
FROM UNDERGRADUATE DAYS
Tom S. Cooperrider
Department of Biological Sciences
Kent State University
Kent Ohio 44242
I met Ed Voss (Fig. 3) in 1947 (65 years ago!), when we were both freshmen
at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. Ed had enrolled in September 1946. I
was discharged from the Army in November and enrolled at Denison in January
1947. By the end of the spring semester, we were members of the same fraternity. Over the years since then, he always closed his letters with the words, "Fraternally, Ed."
Those who know us might not think of either Ed or me as a typical fraternity
man, and that would be correct. An understanding of how we came to be frater
FIGURE 3. Ed Voss as an undergraduate at Denison University.