DR. HARRISON C. DALE, right, poses for his portrait being completed by Lewis Eugene Thompson, Santa Barbara artist. It will be hung in the new building of the Miami University (O.) School of Business, which Dr. Dale founded. He later served as president of the University of Idaho--News-Press photo
Contributed by David Buerk, 1-2-11

School to Get
Dr. Dale Portrait
     A portrait in oil of Dr. Harrison C. Dale of 109 Oliver Rd., founder of the School of Business Administration at Miami University, Ohio, will soon be hung in the new Laws Hall library which houses the school on the campus in Oxford, Ohio.
     Lewis Eugene Thompson, Santa Barbara artist who formerly resided in Dayton, was commissioned by Miami University to paint the portrait and has it nearly completed at his studio at 29041/2 De la Vina St.
     Laws Hall is named for Samuel S. Laws, a Miami University graduate of 1848. He was successively a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, Columbia University Law School and Bellvue Hospital Medical School, becoming a ZPresbyterian minister, a member of the New York bar and a licensed physician.
     Dr, Laws is probably best known for inventing the stock ticker, by which market quotations could be telegraphed simultaneously. A Southern sympathizer during the Civil War, he was imprisoned by the U.S. government and paroled in 1864. He served as vice president of the New York Gold Exchange.
     Dr. Dale, the subject of the portrait, is a graduate of Harvard who established the School of Business Administration at the University of Idaho. He was then invited by the Miami University president in 1928 to organize a similar school there, with a strong emphasis on the liberal arts. Nine years later Dr. Dale resigned to become the eighth president of the University of Idaho.
     He later retired and came with his wife Beulah to live in Santa Barbara.
Unidentified Newsclipping, Sept. 26, 1961
Contributed by David Buerk, 1-2-11

Harrison C. Dale
Harrison C. Dale
Portrait by Lewis Thompson
Contributed by David Buerk, 1-2-11

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