Bill Streett

[27 JAN 1932 - I1 - 20166]

Bill Streett's Furniture in the Arts and Crafts Style



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Linda - David (son) and Avery (granddaughter) Newton -
Bill Streett - Horst's [60th Reunion - May 2015]



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Bill Streett
[60th Reunion - May 2015]



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Skaff's - Bill Streett and Mary - Bob Hasbrouck
[60th Reunion - May 2015]



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Bob Strickland's - Bud DeMaris - Don Smith's - Todd Graham - Robinson -
Bill Streett and Mary - Trobaugh's [60th Reunion - May 2015]



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J. Ryan - McNair - C. Johnson - Hilbert - Gay - Ludwig - Cutchin - Streett - Strati - Roades (Photographer - Welter) [FEB 2007 EXCOM]



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Street and Carpenter
[Al Bundren Funeral - DEC 2006]



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Bill Streett and Ted Gay
[Al Bundren Funeral - DEC 2006]



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Streett - C. Johnson - Roades - J. Ryan - Donna Ludwig - Lo Dienst - McNair - Ellen Schick - Cardillo - West - Dienst - Ludwig - Strati [DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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May - Carpenter - Heyer x55 - Norm Smith - Andrews - Welter - Lichtenberg - Streett - Cardillo - Fralen - Drummond - Vitty - Sloan [DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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Streett - Jane Zaborowski - Linda Newton
[DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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Jim Ryan - Roades - Dienst - C. Johnson - Streett - Ludwig -
McNair - Strati - Cardillo - Welter [MAY 2006 EXCOM]



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Streett - C. Johnson - Strati - Cardillo
[MAY 2006 EXCOM]



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Dienst - Strati - Cardillo - Streett - McNair
[MAY 2006 EXCOM]



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Welter - Cardillo - C. Johnson - Streett - McNair -
Ludwig - Roades [JAN 2006 EXCOM]



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C. Johnson - Cardillo - Ludwig - Roades - Welter -
McNair - Streett [JUL 2005 EXCOM]



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[50th Reunion Bio]



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Bill Streett and Mary -
Dick and Carol Baker [50th Reunion]



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Annette and Bob Henry - Anne and Dan Malone - Maggie Miller - Ed and Pam Trobaugh - Dick and Carol Baker - Bill Streett and Mary - Sharon and Bill Peters - Peg and Robbie Robinson [50th Reunion]



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Andrews - Roades - Carpenter - Streett
[DG Mini - MAY 2004]



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Bill Streett and Mary - Hinrichs -
Bob and Linda Newton [2001 Jackson Hole Mini]





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DeMaris - Hinrichs - Maurer - Newton - Bergen - Camp - Andrews - Cardillo - Schick - Tom Phillips - Tennant - Streett [2001 Jackson Hole Mini]



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Maurer - Camp - Wheeler's son David - Bergen - Bill Streett and Mary - Hinrichs - Katherine Jeter - John and Martha Feagin - Jeter - Tom Phillips [2001 Jackson Hole Mini]



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Bill Streett and Mary
[Oxford England - OCT 1999]



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Bill Streett and Mary - Carpenter - Woerner's - Bert Torrence
[c1984]



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Cpt. York - Cpt. Bent - Bill Streett - Cpt. Robertson - Lt. Neff
[Science Research Lab Head - 1976 Howitzer]



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[15th Reunion - 1970]

Row 8: Auer - McNair - Street - Wix - Row 7: Horst - Paul Parks - ? - Dugan - Grubbs - Domeck - Bliss - Row 6: Howie Stone - Newton - Booras - Strom - McDonald - Row 5: Fikaris - Schick - Gallup - Cardillo - Wheeler - Masson - Row 4: Katenbrink - Spellman - Joseph - ? - Schlotter - Row 3: Bergen - Fralen - ? - Andrews - Dunaway - Bob Johnson - Jim Ryan - Row 2: Bean - Strati - Soper - Jeter - Wiegand - Lenio - Price - Row 1: Prater - Thorsen - Meisenheimer - Reid - Zaborowski - Feagin - Joe Franklin

Larger Size



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[10th Reunion - 1965]

Standing [L to R]: Weaver - Lewis - Turner - Chikalla - Gallup - O'Brien - Freed - Hadly - Wix - ? - Streett - ? - Reb Young - Quinn - Lenio - ? - Perkins - Thorsen - ? - Nieves - Sherman - Burroughs - Giza - Traut - Sloan - Gay - Paul Parks - Andrews - Ginter - Bates - McNair - ? - Lichtenberg - Nidever - Secord - Feagin - Cathey - Herren - ? - ? - Ludwig - ? - ? - ? - Ralls - ? - Shimunek - Macdonald - ? - ? - ? - ? - ? - Bob Strickland - Front [L to R]: Soper - Newton - Dax - Chance - Schmidt - Shideler - Bergen - Matteson - Hargrove - Hornbarger - Steakley - Stevens - Drummond - Rudzki - Knierem - Wargowsky - ? - Stern - ? - ? - Livesay - Dickson - Michalove - Hagan - Landers - ? - Blitch - ? - Cardillo - Ordway - Trobaugh - Crancer - Maus - LaFrenz - Sydenham - Strom - ? - Howie Stone - Schepps - Raymond - Spellman - Sanderson ? - Wray - Fikaris - Stevenson - Sims - ?

Larger Size



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I-1 Firsties - 1st Row: Roberts - Robinson - Malone - Peters - Poorman - Klung - Ward - 2nd Row: Nichols - Leo Warner - Cairns - Cassells - Smor - 3rd Row: Bob Henry - Chris Miller - DeMaris - Garn - 4th Row: Dempsie Davis - Trobaugh - Streett - Baker (CO)



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John Gamble - John T. Hamilton - Bill Street
[Summer Trip]



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Ward - Streett - Trobaugh
[Monmouth - 1953]



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George Straus - Marty McGuire - Bill Streett
[Camp Buckner - 1952]



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Front: Bill Streett - Don Buchwald - Del Jacobs - Bill Maus - Rear: Sam Tagart - Bud Coyle - Jerry Brown - Hank Burns - John Leventis [Camp Buckner Stakes Squad Competition Winner - 1952]



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Bill Streett - Jerry Hagan - Kelly Lichtenberg
[Signal Corps Movie - 1955]



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2015 AOG Online Register
(Updated JUL 2019)

William B. Streett Cullum No: 20166 Class of: 1955 Born: AR Appointment: NGAR Branch: Arm-Ord History: 20166 William Bernard Streett Jr. B-AR: A-NGAR: Arm-Ord: MS 61, PhD 63 UMI: ES&GS Dept 63-65: NATO ReschFlw OxfordU 66-67 (GuggenheimFlw 74-75): USMA 69-78 (PAP 69, Sci Resch Lab 69, ADean Acad Resch 70-78) [LM]: Ret 78 COL: Fac CornellU 78, Dean Engrg 85-Ret 95: Pres Impact Echo Instruments, LLC 95

Register Glossary


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How I got my appointment to West Point

In 1947, when I was 15 years old and a junior in high school in Little Rock, AR, the commander of the local National Guard unit, Captain Grady L. Brown, a WWII veteran, came to my high school to recruit new members for his company (HQ & HQ Co, 153rd Infantry Regt, 39th Division (Arkansas/Louisiana National Guard). He clearly knew I was under age, but at that point the NG was desperate for recruits, and accepted almost anyone. I attended 2-hr meetings every two weeks throughout the year and 2-week summer camps at Fort Polk, LA. In those days NG members were paid a day's pay for each meeting and full pay for the 2-week summer camps.

In 1950 my company commander took me aside and strongly encouraged me to take a competitive Civil Service Exam for entry into West Point, as there were a number of appointments allocated to the National Guard and Regular Army in those days. By that time I was in my second year at Little Rock Junior College, and was doing reasonably well in my studies. However, my family did not have the resources to send me away for my last two years of college, and there was no decent 4-year college in Little Rock at that time. I had never thought about a military career, but a quick look at the USMA curriculum convinced me that West Point would provide an excellent education, and the price was right.

I took copies of the West Point entrance requirements to several doctors, and asked them if I could pass the physical exams. They all said 'no problem' except for the eye doctor who told me I would never pass the eye exam. I was nearsighted, but had never worn glasses. I went to the local library and checked out a book entitled 'Sight Without Glasses' that prescribed 'eye exercises' and described a method for eye relaxation that worked well for me. By placing the palms of my hands over my eyes and concentrating on total relaxation, I could read 20/20 for a short period of time. In the course of my reading about sight problems I found and memorized the 20/20 lines on the standard eye charts of that day (there were only a few). During my physical exam at a large government hospital in Hot Springs, AR I did my best to relax my eyes between stations. When I got to the eye exam I could barely make out one or two letters on the 20/20 line, which I recognized as 'DEFPOTEC' (the 20/20 line on many eye charts today.) I rattled that off quickly, the Dr. said 'OK', and I knew I had bluffed my way through. (For a similar story, see Al Raymond's 'How I Got There' statement.) After passing the physical and doing well on the academic aptitude test, I received a letter from USMA stating that I was, 'fully qualified and entitled to admission' in the summer of 1951. I got my first pair of glasses in the second semester of our plebe year.

When we were sworn on the Plain in July 1951, I had almost four years of National Guard service, which counted full time for pay purposes following graduation, and eventually toward my retirement. My snap decision to join the National Guard at age 15 turned out to be the most important defining moment in my early life, as my West Point experience and education enabled me to have a wonderful life and career.

Bill Streett
29 July 2010


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Jackie Lou (Heard) Streett

(25 OCT 1933 - 14 JAN 1999)

Buried: US Military Acadamy Cemetery
Section Xxxvi Site 81-B


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OCT 2015 - Internet search did not find an obituary for Jackie.


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