Massachusetts Institute of Technology Tech Swim Club, 1939
MIT Tech Swim Club
A page from the 1939 edition of Technique, the yearbook for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This page shows the Tech Swim Club, an honorary society for swimmers. A notable student listed is Major Jack Cameron Heist (1919-1944). Maj. Heist was born to Henry S. Heist and Christina Heist on November 6, 1919, in Eustis, Florida. He received his commission on May 29, 1939, to serve in World War II. Maj. Heist was an Ammunition Officer for the XIX Corps. He died during his service in an ambush on September 2, 1944, near Thiant, France. He is currently buried at the Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in Dinozé, France. Maj. Heist is one of 85 Florida residents interned at Epinal.
Digital reproduction of original yearbook page: Technique (Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1939), page 166. http://interactive.ancestry.com/1265/40392_B075330-00166/240314565?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/38722788/person/20409592223/facts.
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Technique (Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1939): Source Repository.
Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
1 yearbook page
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Originally published by Technique.
Epinal Cemetery Project
"Libération de Thiant." La Voix Du Nord. http://www.lavoixdunord.fr/region/liberation-de-thiant-l-histoire-bouleversante-du-ia27b36952n2369051.
"Maj Jack C Heist." Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=heist&GSiman=1&GScid=1991677&GRid=56372930& .
"Local Men in Armed Forces." The Wilkes-Barre Record, December 24, 1942, page 6. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/4441134/the_wilkesbarre_record/.