D.C. Hauptfleisch 14 March 1926 – 14 June 2008

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On 1 June 1958, D.C. Hauptfleisch joined the editorial staff of the Woordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal (WAT) as compiler (later co-editor) under Dr P.C. Schoonees, the second editor-in-chief. On 1 October 1966, he was promoted to assistant editor-in-chief. After the retirement of the third editor-in-chief, Dr F.J. Snijman at the end of 1980, he was appointed fourth editor-in-chief of the WAT as from 1 May 1981. He held this position until his retirement on 31 July 1991 when Lexikos was presented to him as festschrift. On 14 June this year, he died at the age of 82 years.
How to Cite
Lexikos, L. (1). D.C. Hauptfleisch 14 March 1926 – 14 June 2008. Lexikos, 18. https://doi.org/10.5788/18-0-497