Current Issue

Jan. 23, 2008

Vol. 108, No. 7

Memorials

Memorials by Class: 1941

James Waugh Adams '41

THE CLASS LOST a devoted member when Jim Adams died July 10, 1993, after a series of circulatory and heart problems forced him to cancel plans to attend our 52nd...

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Hugh Wilmer Agricola Jr. '41

After a long bout with Alzheimer's disease, Hugh died Sept. 6, .A graduate of Woodberry Forest School, he was a member of Quadrangle Club at Princeton, but left after...

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James Angus J. Aia '41

"Scotty" Angus lost a year's brave fight with cancer and died in his Janesville, Wis., home Jan, 28, 1996. He had been southern Wisconsin's leading architect.At...

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William Brown Alexander V '41

Bill died Feb. 5, 2009, after a long illness.   He came to Princeton from the Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C. At Princeton, Bill majored in chemical...

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John R. Alexander '41

John died Dec. 29, 2008. He prepared for Princeton at Western Reserve Academy and Hotchkiss. At Princeton his major was history and he graduated with honors. He was on...

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Rayford Wardlaw Alley Jr. '41

Chico died June 22, 2009, in Santa Fe, N.M.   He came to Princeton from Phillips Exeter Academy and majored in modern languages. He roomed with Rod McAlpin and joined...

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David M. Amberg '41

DAVE DIED in Grand Rapids, Mich., the city of his birth, on May 6, 1992. Although he had been in failing health for several years, he continued to display and enjoy his...

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James Anderson Jr. '41

Jim, a lawyer, security analyst, and one of Houston's leading citizens, died at home June 3, 1995.Born in Shreveport, La., Jim attended the Los Alamos Ranch School. He...

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Taliaferro Anderson '41

NEITHER PRINCETON nor the Class had known the whereabouts of Taliaferro Anderson for many years. Knowing that he had been in the Woodberry Forest school's Class of 1936,...

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Archie Moulton Andrews Jr. '41

Archie died Jan. 3, 2010, after suffering from Alzheimer’s. A graduate of Phillips Academy, Andover, he took a postgraduate year at the Rugby School in England. At...

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James I. Armstrong '41 *49

Jim, president emeritus of Middlebury College and a classicist, died Dec. 16, 2013, at his home in Hanover, N.H. Jim attended Miss Fine’s School, Princeton Country...

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Harmon Hadley Ashley Jr. '41

Ash died Jan. 26, 2008. He prepared at the Hun School and Lawrenceville. At Princeton he majored in English and graduated with honors. Ash was a columnist and book...

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Charles Weston Averill '41

Wes died Christmas Eve, 2001, after illness of several months. A lifelong resident of Barre, Vt., he graduated from Spaulding HS. At Princeton he majored in English...

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Herbert David Axilrod '41

Herb Axilrod, a Ventnor, N.J., urologist of high distinction, died Dec. 12, 1996.He was a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a diplomate of the American...

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John Kramer Bagby '41

Jack died March 11, 2005, in Sarasota, Fla., after long illness.He came to Princeton from Birmingham, Mich., and after graduating from Exeter. He majored in economics...

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William M. Barr III '41

Bill died of Lou Gehrig's disease Mar. 12, 1995, in Rochester Hills, Mich., where he and Dorothy had lived for a number of years. Virtually his entire career had been...

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Robert Carey Bartlett '41

Bob died Jan 19, 2002. A graduate of Exeter, at Princeton he majored in chemical engineering, joined Elm Club, and roomed variously with Bob Eastman, Bill Barr, Jack...

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Charles Newbern Barton '41

Worn out by aggressive cancer and its treatment, Charlie battled all the way but lost on Sept. 10, 1998. Following a family celebration for his great 80 years, he died...

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William Frederick Bass II '41

EARLY THIS AUGUST Bill had chest pains and was taken to a hospital in Summit, N.J., where he was stricken by a heart attack so bad that only machines kept him alive....

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William G. Bausch '41

Bill died June 30, 2006, at his home in East Aurora, N.Y., after a brief illness. A Loomis graduate, he majored in mechanical engineering at Princeton and graduated with...

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John W. Beal '41

ARTIST, COLUMNIST, and wicked humorist John Beal died in a New Paltz nursing home Jan. 14, 1994. He and his wife, Mary Ramsdell Beal, had lived in Newburgh, N.Y. Born to...

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Bernard Becker '41

Bernie died Aug. 28, 2013, at his home in the Central West End of St. Louis. He was 93 years old and a professor emeritus of the Department of Ophthalmology and...

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John Abner Bell III '41

John (known to us as "Pappy") died Jan. 31, 2007, of pulmonary fibrosis. He prepared at Shady Side Academy and The Hill School. At Princeton, he majored in geology,...

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Hugh Foster Bell '41

"CURLEY" BELL DIED April 5, 1991, in Hartford Hospital, after an illness of several months. He and his wife, Anne, lived in North Amherst, where he had taught early...

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Bryan Bell '41

Bryan died March 4, 2009.   Born and raised in New Orleans, he left only to attend Princeton and then go to war. A graduate of Northwood School, he majored in the...

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Robert F. Benson '41

Bob died Sept. 25, 2010, at his home in Mount Lebanon, Pa.   He prepared at Shady Side Academy and at Princeton was in SPIA and graduated with honors. He was active in...

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Hugh Bond Lennox Bergland '41

Hugh Bergland died Mar. 8, 1997, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Elizabeth Howard Bergland, his wife of 53 years, lives in West Windsor, Vt. Born...

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Samuel Biern Jr. '41

SAM BIERN died Jan. 5, 1992, of coronary arrest, following surgery at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va., where he had been chief of medicine for five...

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Tallman Bissell '41

Tallman died Dec. 30, 1999. He was a widower.After graduation from Hotchkiss, he majored in the division of humanities at Princeton. He was Cannon Club's interclub...

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William Allen Bittel '41

Bill Bittel, who was born Dec. 18, 1919, passed away at home in Monmouth Beach, NJ., Sept. 9, 1990, after a long illness.Bill prepared for Princeton at the Hackley...

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Harry Amerman Bliss '41

Harry died Sept. 12, 2004.A graduate of the Nichols School in Buffalo, N.Y., he majored in chemistry at Princeton, where he was a member of Key and Seal. Harry roomed...

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George Gordon Bonnyman '41

Bonny died July 30, 2004, after a long illness.A native of Knoxville, Tenn., he came to Princeton from the Portsmouth Priory School. He majored in civil engineering and...

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Richard L. Bowen Jr. '41

We lost Dick Bowen Sept. 20, 2013, at the Hallworth House in Providence, R.I. Dick prepared for Princeton at Providence Country Day School. At Princeton he majored in...

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Douglas Bonner Bowring '41

Tom died on Dec. 30, 2001, in Atlanta. Born on Staten Island, he graduated from St. George's School in Newport, R.I. At Princeton, he joined Colonial Club, was manager...

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Baker Aldrin Bradenbaugh '41

Baker died Apr. 8, 1997, of congestive heart failure in Naples, Fla. Interment was to be in Arlington Natl. Cemetery. His wife of 37 years, Eleanore Dorothy Roman,...

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Brian Kay Bradford '41

Brian died Nov. 5, 2004, in Toledo, Ohio.He came to Princeton from Blair Academy. He majored in biology, graduating with honors. He roomed with Frank Nagel his first two...

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Frederic T. Brandt '41

Fred Brandt died on Dec. 10, 1999. His wife, Dorothy Kitchell Brandt, survives.Fred was an honors graduate in economics and joined Tower Club. After graduation, he went...

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Luther Harry Bridgman '41

Luke died Nov. 8, 2006, after a struggle with Alzheimer's disease. He came to Princeton from Culver (Ind.) Naval School. He majored in English and was a member of...

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Robert L. Brightman '41

Bob died Feb. 22, 2012, in Van Dyk Manor of Montclair, N.J. A graduate of Montclair Academy at age 15, Bob spent a postgraduate year at Exeter and graduated cum laude ...

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Richard Fowler Brinckerhoff '41

DICK DIED in Charlottesville, Va., Dec. 29, 1992, following several strokes. He and his wife, Betty, had retired there after his 37 years of teaching at Phillips Exeter...

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Roberts W. Brokaw Jr. '41

BOB BROKAW was killed instantly in an auto accident Jan 24, 1994, near his home in Greenville, Del. He had been retired for 15 years. His wife, Helen, passed away in...

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Robert Warren Leute Bross '41

Robert Bross of Atlantic Beach, Fla., died Jan. 25, 2007. At Princeton he majored in modern languages and graduated with honors. Robert served 27 years in the Marine...

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Ephraim Taylor Brown Jr. '41

E.T., a lifelong Birmingham, Ala., resident, died Oct. 10, 2006. He graduated from Lawrenceville and majored in economics at Princeton. He was a member of Whig-Clio,...

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Zadoc White Brown '41

Zadoc White Brown, known as “Zed,” was a Hawaiian born and bred. He died at his home in Honolulu Sept. 11, 2006. After attending the Lanai School and Punahou School in...

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Harold Gilmore Brown Jr. '41

"Red' Brown died of emphysema on Sept. 7, 1999, in Wilmington, Del. His wife, Barbara Buchanan Brown, died two years ago.Growing up in Westfield, N.J., he was big,...

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Lowell Huntington Brown Jr. '41

Hunt died Oct. 16, 2012. He and his wife, Ann, were residents of the Retreat in Rio Rancho, N.M., where they moved in 2011. He was born in Spuyten Duyvil section of...

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Frederick Herman Bruenner '41

Fritz died April 19, 2005, at his home in Port Washington, N.Y.He came to Princeton from the Kew Forest School. He was a history major who graduated with honors and was...

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John Denton Brundage '41

THE CLASS LOST its president for the years 1963-68 when John Brundage died at 70 of liver failure on Oct. 27, 1989, at his home in Winnetka. He is survived by his widow...

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Gibson P. Buchanan '41

Gib died peacefully Feb. 2, 2013. A graduate of Shady Side Academy, he majored in ­biology at Princeton and ­graduated with honors. He served as news editor and...

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Davis Carlisle Burroughs Jr. '41

Dave died May 3, 2000, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.Coming to Princeton from Taft, he roomed with Durham, Hillman, Off, and joined Cottage Club.Manager...

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John Franklin Busch '41

Jack Busch died on Jan. 9, 2000, after a half-year's bout with leukemia. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Stephens Busch.Jack was valedictorian of his class at...

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Robert C. Bush '41

BOB BUSH, an anesthesiologist and prominent citizen of Palo Alto, Calif., lost a twoyear fight with cancer at his home on Mar. 18, 1992. He and his wife, Phebe, had...

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Malcolm Williams Callanan '41

PNEUMONIA TOOK BILL on Feb. 8, 1993, at the Greenleaf Nursing Home in Doylestown, Penn.Following early careers in banking and newspaper publishing, Bill said he took up...

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David Arthur Campbell '41

Dave died Nov. 25, 2002, in Glen Cove, N.Y.A graduate of Lawrenceville, Dave majored with honors in the School of Public and International Affairs. He was sports editor...

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William B. T. Carnahan '41

Bill died Oct. 9, 1998, in Milan. His widow, Elspeth Durie Carnahan, survives.When we last heard from Bill, he reported that he was happily working with his wife on a...

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Rand Granville Carnahan '41

RAND CARNAHAN died of heart disease in Fresh Meadows, Long Island, Feb. 5,1991. He is survived by his widow, Olivia McDaniel Carnahan; a son, Randy Jr.; a daughter,...

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William James Carney '41

Bill died April 21, 2005.A graduate of Chicago Latin School, he won honors in the Department of Economics at Princeton. He joined Cloister Inn and was captain of the...

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Neil Carothers III '41

Neil died Mar. 6, 2001. He graduated summa cum laude from Princeton in electrical engineering. He was awarded the Triede Cup in wrestling (placing second in the Eastern...

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John Robert Castles '41

Belatedly, we received the information that John died in Chicago on Mar. 30, 1979.He came to Princeton from Chicago's Morgan Park Military Academy but left in the fall...

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Edward Tinsley Chase '41

Ned died June 9, 2005, at his home in New York after a long illness.He came to Princeton via Hackley School and Lawrenceville. Majoring in English, he graduated with...

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Hawley Thomas Chester Jr. '41

Tommy died Sept. 28, 2008, in Greenwich, Conn.   He attended St. Bernard’s School in New York City and graduated from St. George’s School in Newport, R.I., where he...

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F. Philip Christian II '41

Following a fall, Phil died May 31, 2003, in Scranton, Pa. A graduate of the Loomis School, he majored in chemical engineering at Princeton, participated in the Civilian...

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Fendall M. Clagett '41

FEN CLAGETT, a devoted spokesman for Maryland's thoroughbred horse owners and trainers, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 24, 1989, at Anne Arundel General Hospital....

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Elbert St. K. Claire '41

On Nov. 5, 1998, the Rev. Elbert St. Claire died of heart failure. He prepped at Lawrenceville and was the son of an Episcopal priest.Saint had decided to go into the...

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Alan William Clark '41

Alan died Feb. 22, 2010, in Naples, Fla., after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Most of his early life was in Chicago, where he became an Eagle Scout. He came...

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Richard Penfield Clarke '41 *50

Dick died July 10, 2004, of complications from knee-replacement surgery.A native of Baltimore, he prepared at the Gilman School. At Princeton he majored in chemistry,...

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John P. Cleaver '41

We have lost J.P. "Clipper" Cleaver; what a tremendous blow to our class. In many ways, he was the spark that constantly ignited '41. He served us as class president,...

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Donald A. Cleaves '41

Don, one of our most loyal classmates, died on Oct. 31, just 10 days after attending the Harvard game with his son, Gerard '76.Don came to Princeton from Montclair...

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John Burr Clevenger '41

John died Nov. 6, 2008, after a short illness in the hospital. He had lived in Carolina Shores, N.C., for the past 23 years.   John prepared at the Hun School. At...

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Philip Harrison Confer '41

Phil died Jan. 7, 2002, after a long illness. A native of Long Island, he attended St. Paul's School in Garden City, and then graduated from Andover. At Princeton, Phil...

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Charles Davenport Cook '41

Dav died Sept. 4, 2011, in Old Lyme, Conn. A graduate of the Blake School, he majored in chemistry at Princeton, where he was elected to Sigma Xi and Phi Beta Kappa and...

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James Dudley Copeland '41

Jim Copeland died June 25, 1998, of pancreatic cancer, in Chautauqua, N.Y., where he and his wife of 52 years, Barbara, kept a summer home. His closest longtime friend...

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James G. Corbett '41

Born and raised in Bay City, Texas, Jim died April 29, 2010, in Houston. He came to Princeton from Woodberry Forest School, majored in geological engineering, and joined...

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Norman Cosby '41

Norm died Feb. 9, 2007, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. A graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, where he was president of his class all four years, Norm majored in history at...

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David Arthur Cowan '41

We lost Dave July 1, 2004.A native of Westchester, N.Y., he graduated from South Kent School in Connecticut. At Princeton, he majored in psychology and was a member of...

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Charles Kennedy Cox '41

Charlie died on Oct. 25, 2002, at home in Moorestown, N.J., after a long illness. He came to Princeton from Haddonfield [N.J.] HS. At Princeton he majored in economics,...

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Robert Emmet Cox '41

Bobs Cox of St. Michaels, Md., died July 25, 1994, after a long illness. His wife, Mary Louise Collier, survives. Bobs prepped at the Haverford School, majored in...

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Frank James Coyle Jr. '41

Frank died Sept. 24, 2005, after a long illness.Coming to Princeton via Browning School and Polytechnic Preparatory School, he majored in the School of Public and...

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Basil Long Crapster '41

"BAS" DIED May 17, 1991, in Gettysburg, Penn., after a brief illness. Born July 3, 1920, in Taneytown, Md., he entered Princeton from Mercersburg Academy, was in Campus...

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George W. Creighton III '41

GEORGE W. CREIGHTON DIED in Baltimore Mar. 17, 1993, of multiple sclerosis, which set in shortly after be left Princeton in his sophomore year. George prepared at Gilman...

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Gazaway Lamar Crittenden Jr. '41

Crit died April 8, 2008, at his home at Dover, Mass. An Exeter graduate, he majored in the School of Public and International Affairs. Crit played freshman and varsity...

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Walter Daspit Jr. '41

JERRY DASPEI died of lung cancer in Sarasota Sept. 22, 1991. With the help of his children Linda and Jay he had been able to attend 1941's 50th Celebration last...

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David Gray Davis '41

AFTER DAVE'S ACCIDENTAL death July 15, 1993, a memorial service was held for him in Denver's Evans Chapel, named for Dave's greatgrandfather John Evans, who was...

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David Draper Dayton Jr. '41

It is said that shelter ranks with food in sustaining life, and there are precious few men who devote energy and resources to the growing worldwide problem of...

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Peter Michael Dean '41

Pete died Jan. 28, 2003, of cancer. A lifelong resident of Greenwich, Conn., he came to us from Choate. In college he majored in biology and was a member of Cap &...

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Joseph Hall Detweiler '41

Joe died in Gainesville, Fla., Feb. 8, 1997. Catherine "Cay," his widow, recalls that he was devoted to his class, the university, Elm Club, and his fellow engineers. He...

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Donald D. Dingman '41

We recently learned that Don died Oct. 25, 2008, in Summerland, Fla. Don graduated from Ridgewood High School and was with us only through fresh man year...

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William Rogers Diver Jr. '41

BILL DIVER died Mar. 11, 1993, in Rockford, Ill., where he had moved from Stuart, Fla. His wife, Mary Elizabeth, had passed away a year earlier.Bill came to Princeton...

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Samuel Richmond Dorrance '41

Sam died June 22, 1997, while caught in a squall on Long Island Sound. His wife, Frances, who was on the boat with him, survived. They lived in Noroton, Conn., on land...

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Paul M. Douglas '41 *48

Former class president Paul Douglas died Feb. 27, 2013, in Cathedral Village, a continuing-care retirement community in Philadelphia. He came to Princeton from...

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Henry W. Doyle Jr. '41

Henry Doyle died July 20, 1998, after a long siege of prostate cancer.Henry grew up in Bronxville, N.Y., and graduated from Bronxville H.S. In college, he majored in...

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Lawrence Drake '41

Larry died Aug. 30, 2001, in Gladwyne, Pa. Born and raised in Warrenton, Va., he prepared at St. Paul's School. His father was in the Class of 1897.Majoring in modern...

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Lawrence Drake '41

Larry died Aug. 30, 2001, in Gladwyne, Pa. Born and raised in Warrenton, Va., he prepared at St. Paul's School. His father was in the Class of 1897.Majoring in modern...

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Raymond W. Drake Jr. '41

ALTHOUGH WE HAD lost track of Ray in the 1950s, recently we learned of his death June 19, 1970, in Lincoln, Neb. The son of Raymond W. Drake '06, Ray came to Princeton...

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Robert C. Draudt '41

ROB DRAUDT died in an instant, of heart failure, while working in his garden in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., Oct. 4, 1991. He and his wife, Frances, his high school...

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Benedict James Duffy Jr. '41

On Jan. 18, 2005, we lost Ben, one of the most popular men in our class.Born in Rochester, N.Y., he attended the Aquinas Institute. Ben majored in modern languages at...

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Edward Saul Dulcan '41

Ed died Mar. 18, 2001, of Alzheimer's. diseaseComing to Princeton from Mercersburg Academy, he majored in modern languages and literature, graduating with high honors,...

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John Stokes Dunhill '41

Johnny died May 15, 2006. Born in Toronto, he prepared at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill. At Princeton he majored in classics, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa,...

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Richard Hallenbeck Eastman '41

Prof. Richard Eastman died at his home on May 29 surrounded by his family. Son of Ford Eastman 1901, he was born and raised in Erie, Pa.At Princeton, Dick majored in...

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Robert Earl Eastright '41

Bob died July 7, 2006, in Richmond, Va., after a short illness. A Blair Academy graduate, Bob majored in biology at Princeton, where he was a member of...

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Robert Cushman Eberle '41

Bob died June 27, 2000, in Sarasota, Fla.A devotee of Wagner and Goethe, Bob showed early interest in Nietzsche at Brooklyn's Poly-Prep.He was Princeton Cane Spree's...

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Robert Chapman Edwards '41

Bob Edwards died Oct. 12, 1996, in Sonoma, Calif., after suffering from Alzheimer's disease for several years. As v.p. of research and development for the Cook Electric...

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WILLIAM Elfers '41

Bill died of a heart attack while vacationing in Oysterville, Wash., June 21, 2005.A Hotchkiss graduate, Bill was a member of Princeton's freshman 150-pound crew and...

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James Anderson Elkins Jr. '41

Jim died in Houston Feb. 21, 2006.A Texan born and bred, he came to Princeton from The Hill School. He majored in economics and graduated with honors. A member of...

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James Parsons Ellis '41

JIM ELLIS died of heart disease June 26, 1993, in a hospital near his Silver Spring, Md., home. Until 1989, he worked for the U.S. and D.C. governments as a realestate...

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Alfred Ely Jr. '41

Al Ely died Mar. 20, 1998. The son of Alfred Ely '05 and great-grandson of Alfred Ely 1804, he came to us from the Harvey School and St. Mark's.A member of Colonial...

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Laurence Driggs Ely Jr. '41

Larry died on Dec. 8, 1987, and is survived by two sons, including Laurence III '67, and one daughter. A brother, John M. '42, is deceased.Unfortunately, we were not in...

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Dudley Evans '41

A SERIES OF STROKES stilled the big heart of amiable, loyal, and dependable Dudley Evans on Aug. 24, 1993, in Cresswill, N.J. Dud's life linked his Princeton heritage...

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Robert Simmons Ewing '41

Bob died Oct. 24, 2006, a month after heart surgery. Raised in England, he attended schools there and in Lausanne and St. Gallen, Switzerland, finishing at Andover....

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Vernon Boyd Farr '41

Vern died May 3, 2005.A graduate of the Hun School, at Princeton he majored in chemical engineering and chemistry. He played freshman football and joined Key & Seal...

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Jeremiah A. Farrington Jr. '41

Jerry died Aug. 24, 2013, in Hendersonville, N.C., after a short illness. He had been preceded in death by his wife, Joanne, just eight months before. They had moved to...

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Lloyd Crosser Felton '41 *44

Lloyd died April 22, 2009, at Glen Meadow Retirement Community in Glen Arm, Md.     He prepared at Browne Nichols School and then Gilman. At Princeton, he majored in...

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Edward Ridley Finch Jr. '41

Ridley died Sept. 4, 2011, in Westhampton Beach, N.Y. He was born in New York City and lived there his whole life. He prepared for Princeton via Horace Mann School and...

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John Phillips Fitz-Gibbon '41

John P. Fitz-Gibbon died Feb. 6, 2004, in Tucson, Ariz. He was 84.John was born in NYC and graduated from the Choate School. At Princeton he majored in English, was...

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Alan Parker Fleming '41

Alan, a financial adviser and well-known tennis player, died July 22, 1997--indirectly from a fall suffered at home. A memorial service was held at the Church of Our...

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Charles Watts Flynn III '41

Pete died Sept. 25, 2004, of lung cancer at his home in Dallas.A fourth-generation Dallasite who entered Princeton from The Hill School, he majored in English and joined...

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Joseph G. Fogg Jr. '41

ON APR. 2, 1992, Joe died at home in his native Cleveland, although he had been resident of Naples, Fla., for dozen or so years.To know Joe was to enjoy him. He was...

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Samuel Reid Folger '41

Sam died Mar. 6, 2002, of Parkinson's. Born in Brooklyn and raised in Summit, N.J., he prepared at Summit HS.At Princeton, Sam majored in electrical engineering, played...

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Griswold Forbes '41

Gris Forbes died Mar. 11, 1998, at the Danbury [Conn.] Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Martha. They had lived at "Oak Knoll" in Ridgefield, which has now been the...

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Robert Wright Forsyth Jr. '41

Bob Forsyth died from pneumonia in Retreat Hospital in Richmond, Va., Aug. 12, 1996. He was a great-great-great grandson of Chief Justice John Marshall, and his father...

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Hugh Murray French '41

Hugh died Nov. 10, 2006, after long illness. Born in St. Louis, he lived there all his life, coming to Princeton from Hotchkiss. At Princeton he majored in history...

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Theodore Fuller '41

Ted died June 20, 2009, at Greenwich (Conn.) Hospital. He prepared at The Choate School and graduated with honors from Princeton, where he majored in economics, joined...

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George Victor Genzmer Jr. '41

George Genzmer died Jan. 14, 1996, in Los Angeles, Calif., of colon cancer. His wife, Patricia, had passed away four years ago. Their sons, Michael, Geoffrey, and George...

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John Moller Gilbreth '41

Jack died Christmas Day, 2002. A native of Montclair, N.J., he was the 10th of the 12 children of the famous industrial engineers, Frank and Lillian Gilbreth, about whom...

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George H. Gleeson Jr. '41

Born in South Orange, N.J., in 1918, George died in the Aspinwall, Penn., Veterans Affairs Hospital Mar. 29, 1995. For 45 years he was a stockbroker in Pittsburgh,...

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Thorp Dusen Van Goodfellow '41

Thorp died Jan. 13, 2004, after suffering from Parkinson's disease.Philadelphia born and bred, he came to Princeton via Chestnut Hill Academy and St. George's School....

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George Selbie Gordon '41

ON JAN. 16, 1993, George succumbed to pancreatic cancer at Martha's Vineyard Hospital, on whose board he had served.After Phillips Exeter, George majored in chemistry;...

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William Stuart Gorton Jr. '41

A LIFELONG BACHELOR, Bill died of a stroke alone in his Athens, Ga., home on Nov. 3, 1992.Bill came to Princeton from Columbia High in Maplewood, N.J., the nation's...

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Donald L. Grant '41

Don died Oct. 31, 2009, in Alpharetta, Ga. He prepared at White Plains (N.Y.) High School and Phillips Exeter Academy. At Princeton he majored in the SPIA. He was on the...

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James Albert Green III '41

PRINCETON LOST one of its most loyal sons when the powerful voice of Big Jim Green was stilled June 9, 1990. Jim's death resulted from the onset of Alzheimer's, combined...

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Alfred Cecil Griffin '41

Al died in San Rafael, Calif., on June 5, 2001. Born in Portland, Oreg., he attended Grant HS before entering Princeton. In college Al was in the School of Public and...

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Frederick D. Haffner '41

To borrow a phrase he had used, Fred (“Fritz”) Haffner “died reluctantly” Dec. 4, 2011. He was 92. A lifelong Cincinnatian, Fritz prepared at Walnut Hills High School...

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Richard M. Hager '41

DICK HAGER, who spent most of his life in the enchanted land of Santa Fe, N.Mex., died in Valley Cottage, N.Y., Feb. 2, 1994, after a long illness, and was buried in his...

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Aubrey M. Haines '41

Mac died Sept. 20, 2010, at his home at Langdon Place in Exeter, N.H. He had prepared for Princeton at Phillips Exeter Academy. At Princeton he majored...

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Sheffield J. Halsey '41

Shef died Nov. 5, 2012, at his home in New London, N.H. He was 92. He prepared at Canterbury School in New Milford, Conn. At Princeton he majored in art and archaeology...

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Alexander Davidson Hargrave '41

Alex died Oct. 12, 2001, in Rochester, N.Y., of Alzheimer's disease. He graduated from Exeter. At Princeton, he majored in public and international affairs, joined...

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Arthur Edwin Harper Jr. '41

Hoopoo died on Dec. 27, 2001. Born of missionary parents in Lahore, India, his preparatory schooling was at Woodstock HS, in India.He had a distinguished academic career...

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Edward James Harrigan '41

We have just learned of the death of Ned Harrigan on Sept. 14, 2006.   A native of New York City, he prepared at Brooklyn Preparatory School, Staten Island Academy,...

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Benton Neal Harris Jr. '41

Neal died of kidney failure in Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md., Dec. 16, 1995. A retired manufacturing executive, he will be remembered for having organized a...

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John Ives Hartman Jr. '41

Jack died on Aug. 7, 2000.A member of the Andover contingent, he was a politics major, won the New York Herald Prize, and graduated with highest honors.After midshipmen...

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Earl I. Heenan Jr. '41

Earl died at home on Aug. 7, 2001, from complications of cancer. A lifelong resident of Detroit and Grosse Pointe, Mich., he graduated from Detroit U. School, and at...

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Robert Waugh Henderson '41

Bob died Feb. 21, 2004, after a long bout with Alzheimer's.A New Trier HS graduate, he majored in politics at Princeton, was a member of our ROTC contingent, was active...

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David Baines Higginbottom '41

Dave died March 15, 2008.   The son of missionary parents, he was born in Landour, Mussoorie, India. He prepared at the Haverford School and Mount Hermon (Mass.)...

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Ralph G. Hill Jr. '41

Ralph Hill died Nov. 26, 1998, in Wyomissing, Pa., just outside Reading, where he was born. Except for the war years, he spent his entire life in that area, of which he...

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Norman J. Hilton '41

Norm died Oct. 31, 2011. Formerly a resident of Rumson, N.J., Norm had resided at Sea Island, Ga., since 1995. Born April 13, 1919, he enrolled at Harvard Business...

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John D. Hinchliffe Jr. '41

John died Apr. 14, 1998, after a long illness. He had been married almost 56 years to Beatrice Millicent Jamieson, who survives.Coming to college from the Romford School...

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Wells Atherton Hobler '41

On Oct. 30, 2003, we lost Wells from a dissection of the aorta following heart bypass surgery.He came to Princeton via Bronxville [N.Y.] HS and the Hill School. An...

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Frederick Herbert Hoffman Jr. '41

Herb died Feb. 18, 2005.A lifelong native of Columbus, Ohio, he prepared at Columbus Academy. At Princeton he majored in economics and graduated with honors. A member of...

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Harry Albert Holland Jr. '41

Harry died on Thanksgiving, Nov. 27, 2003. A California resident for 50 years, he was born in Chestnut Hill, Pa., and attended Chestnut Hill Academy and the Kent...

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Peter C. G. Hoppin '41

We have just learned of the Dec. 13, 2011, death of Pete Hoppin on Pawleys Island, S.C. Pete came to Princeton from Staten Island, N.Y., and was a graduate of Phillips...

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William Wallace Hubbell '41

Bill died May 23, 2004.A native of Buffalo, he graduated from the Nichols School. At Princeton, Bill majored in politics, played freshman football and basketball, and...

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Walter Edward Hugins '41

WALT, A PROMINENT professor of history, died of congestive heart failure June 20, 1992, in a Chico, Calif., nursing home. He had suffered several strokes five years...

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Thomas Eastman Hustead '41

Tom died March 26, 2008, at Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach, Fla. He was a graduate of Lawrenceville and majored in mechanical engineering at Princeton. Tom...

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Morrison C. Huston '41

Morrie suffered a debilitating stroke May 7, 2001, and died peacefully at home Feb. 14, 2008. He had prepared at Episcopal Academy and St. George’s School. At Princeton...

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James Sterling Hutcheson '41

Hutch died Mar. 1, 2001. He was born in Nanking, China, but came to Princeton from Houston as part of the large Hill School contingent in our class. He majored in...

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Robert M. Hutchinson '41

Robert M. "Hutch" Hutchinson died Jan. 13, 1999, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Hutch was professor emeritus of geology at Colorado School of...

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J. Laurence Hutton Jr. '41

Laurie Hutton died Feb. 14, 1998, at Morristown [N.J.] Memorial Hospital after a long illness. His wife, Clarisse, survives in Mendham, N.J.Born in NYC and coming from...

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Simeon Hyde Jr. '41

Sim died Dec. 26, 2011, in Hopewell House in Portland, Ore. A graduate of Andover, he majored in modern languages at Princeton, earning highest honors. He was scenery...

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Edmund Waldemar Ill Jr. '41

TED ILL DIED Nov. 2, 1990, of congestive heart failure in the Point Pleasant, N.J. hospital. He was 72.Ted was graduated from Lawrenceville. As a freshman he ran on our...

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Thomas Hughes Ingle '41

THE CLASS had lost touch with Tom way back in 1950 when he asked that Princeton not send him mailings. Adding a final note to this sadness, we have now learned that he...

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Howard Isherwood '41

Ish died in Jupiter, Fla., Nov. 26, 2004.Coming to Princeton from Newark [N.J.] Academy, he majored in modern languages and joined Cannon Club. Senior year he roomed...

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David B. Jackson '41

Dave died June 11, 2004.He prepared at the Gunnery School, where he was an avid baseball and ice-hockey player, as well as a music lover. The son of Dr. Arthur H....

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Robert Kinsley Jackson '41

We lost Bob July 20, 2009.   He prepared for Princeton at Whitman (Mass.) High School, followed by a postgraduate year at Exeter. At college he majored in biology and...

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Michael Ernest Jenkins Jr. '41

Ern died April 10, 2009, of pulmonary edema at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. A native of Maryland, he graduated in 1937 from the Canterbury School in New Milford,...

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Harold Anderson Jerry Jr. '41

Jerry died June 9. Coming from Plattsburgh [N.Y]. H.S., he majored in politics at Princeton, graduating Phi Beta Kappa with high honors. He joined Cloister Inn and...

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Manuel Gillet Johnson '41

Manny died Mar. 23, 2000, of a massive stroke.A graduate of Deerfield Academy, he majored in biology at Princeton. He was vice president of Colonial Club, and his...

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Hugh George Johnson '41

Hugh Johnson died July 5, 1998, in Vero Beach, Fla., after a brief illness.Born in Brooklyn, he moved to Vero from Cold Spring Harbor in 1993. At college he majored in...

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Arthur Martin Joost Jr. '41

Art died unexpectedly Sept. 22, 2006, at his home on Verona Island, Maine. Art came to Princeton from Exeter. He majored in classics, winning numerous awards for his...

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JOHN MONTAGUE ELY JR '41

Jy died March 30, 2007, from complications following surgery, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A descendant of one of Cedar Rapids’ founding families, his father was in the Class...

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William Robert Milnor Jr. '41

Bill died Jan. 3, 2008, at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Baltimore. Bill prepared for Princeton at Wilmington's Pierre duPont School and Tower Hill School. A...

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Thomas Marshall Judd '41

Tom died July 10, 2006, after a brief illness, at his home in Monterey, Calif. He was a graduate of Principia School in St. Louis. At Princeton, he majored in the...

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Irving J. M. Kaplan '41

IRVING KAPLAN, a former V.P. and member of the board of directors of Copperweld, died of lymphoma on July 22, 1989, in Pittsburgh's Presbyterian Univ. Hospital.He came...

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Louis F. Kendall Jr. '41

Lou died Feb. 2, 2012, in Santa Rosa, Calif. He prepared at Phillips Exeter Academy majored in chemistry at Princeton, where he played interclub hockey squash...

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William R. Kesler '41

Bill Kesler died as a result of Alzheimer's on June 9, 1999, at Governors Park nursing home in Barrington, Ill. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Brinkman Kesler. He...

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Gordon Thomas Kinder Jr. '41

Gordy died Dec. 17, 2009, in Naples, Fla., after a lifetime of health problems.   He came to Princeton from Gilman School and majored in art and archaeology,...

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Joseph Baker Dill King '41

Joe died Oct. 15, 2005, after a long bout with cancer.A graduate of Boys Latin School in Baltimore, he majored in biology at Princeton. He joined Charter Club and roomed...

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Robert Ruffin King III '41

Bob R. King -- we had two Bob Kings -- died Feb. 2, 1992, in the Greensboro, N.C., Moses Cone Memorial Hospital. There was a service of remembrance at his First...

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Richard M. Kip '41

Dick died Oct. 18, 2010, in Silver Spring, Md.   He came to Princeton from the Middlesex School. He majored in psychology, was member of the ski club and the Typing...

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George Knauer Jr. '41

George died May 12, 2008, in Naples, Fla., after a long bout with Alzheimer’s disease. A native of Elizabeth, N.J., he prepared at the Pingry School. At Princeton he...

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Dana Smith Knowlton '41

Dana died Nov. 28, 2003, of complications from leukemia.A graduate of the Pawling School, at Princeton he majored in chemical engineering and was active in intramural...

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Daniel Palmer Kreer '41

Dan died March 9, 2008, at home in Evanston, Ill. He attended North Shore Country Day School and graduated from New Trier High School. At Princeton, he...

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John Elliott Krome '41

Jack died Sept. 8, 2007, at his home in Norfolk, Va. Born in Homestead, Fla., he came to Princeton from Indian River School in New Smyrna Beach, Fla. Majoring in civil...

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John Edward Krout '41

John died April 15, 2008, in Miami, Fla., following a fall at his home in the Bahamas. Born in 1920 in Narberth, Pa., he graduated cum laude from the Haverford...

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David Claire Lake '41

Dave died at home in Vero Beach on May 18, 2000. His widow, Jean Compo Lake, survives.After Lawrenceville, he majored in public affairs at Princeton and was a reserve...

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Samuel Jackson Lanahan '41

Sam died May 29, 1998, at his home in Dartmouth, England, having been stricken while crossing on the Q.E.II. Having prepared at St. Paul's School, Sam -- also known as...

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Allison Booth Landolt '41

Al died May 15, 2000. He prepared at the Ashville School and White Plains [N.Y.] H.S. At Princeton he majored in chemistry, graduating with honors. A member of Campus...

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William George Larsen '41

On Sept. 26, 1995, the class lost one of its most popular members with the death of Bill Larsen.Bill grew up in Lima, Ohio, and attended Lawrenceville School. At...

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Robert William Lees '41

Bob died April 29, 2004, after a long illness.A native of Haddon Heights, N.J., he came to Princeton from Moorestown [N.J.] Friends School and majored in history. He...

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Robert Leibowitz '41

Bob died Jan. 27, 2009, after a long bout with Alzheimer’s disease.   He came to Princeton from James Madison High School Brooklyn, N.Y. At Princeton, Bob majored...

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William Olier D Lippincott '41

We lost a most illustrious classmate with the death of Bill Lippincott on Nov. 25, 2000.Graduating from St. Georges School, he roomed with Brooks Wall all four years,...

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Thomas M. Longcope III '41

Shorty died in Essex, Conn., Dec. 30, 1997. He had suffered from Alzheimer's disease. His wife of 46 years, Elizabeth Lefferts, survives.A son of '05, Tom prepped at St....

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William Thacher Longstreth '41

Our most enthusiastic classmate, Thacher, died Apr. 11, 2003, of heart failure. Crippled with Parkinson's disease his last few years, he maintained a warm personality to...

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Harvey Norman Lothringer '41

Harvey died May 22, 2006, in his home in Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y. The youngest member of our class, he had hoped to attend our 65th reunion. He prepared at the Richmond...

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Francis Henry Love Jr. '41

Frank died Dec. 18, 2003, in Vero Beach, Fla. He came to Princeton after attending All Hollows HS in NYC and then Lawrenceville.He was on the freshman football and...

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James Roberton Maccoll III '41

Jim died on Dec. 5, 2001, of heart failure complicated by diabetes. Son of James R., Jr. '14, he prepared at St. Paul's. At Princeton, he majored in English, was vice...

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Allan Macdougall Jr. '41

Allan died of a cerebral hemorrhage Oct. 3, 2004, at UCLA Medical Center.He prepared at Taft School and then St. Paul's. At Princeton, he majored in economics. He played...

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Frederick Benjamin Mackinnon '41

Ben died on Sanibel Island, Fla., Apr. 20, 2003, after a long siege with lymphatic cancer. Coming to Princeton from New Trier High School, he played freshman football,...

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John P. Maguire Jr. '41

Jack died March 11, 2011, in Creve Coeur, Mo.   He transferred to Princeton from Babson Institute in 1938 and majored in the School of Public and International...

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James I. Maguire '41

Jim died Nov. 27, 2013, in Washington, Pa. Jim prepared at Mercersburg Academy. An economics major at Princeton, Jim graduated with honors. He was associate manager...

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William Andrew Mahlow '41

Bill died Feb. 14, 2004, at the Quarryville [Pa.] Presbyterian Retirement Community.A Lawrenceville School graduate, he majored in classics at Princeton, rowed on the...

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John Dismukes Mallett '41

John died of heart trouble on May 15, 2002, in Pacific Palisades, Calif. He prepared for Princeton at the Asheville [N.C.] School and the Allen Stevenson School in NYC....

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Joseph Howard Marcy '41

Joe died May 31, 2005.He prepared at Wilkinsburg (Pa.) High School. At Princeton he majored in modern languages and literature, graduating with honors. He was a member...

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Augustus Kinloch Maxwell Jr. '41

GUS MAXWELL DIED in Chicago May 22, 1991. He was a lifelong bachelor and his nextofkin are unknown to the Class.Gus prepared at Chicago Latin, roomed alone at 23...

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Robert McCook Maxwell '41

We have learned of  Bob’s death Aug. 13, 2004, at Glenview Nursing Home in Old Saybrook, Conn.   Bob was a graduate of Shadyside Academy. He left Princeton after...

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David Gordon Mcaneny '41

Dave died peacefully Oct. 1, 2005, at home in Granada Hills, Calif.A native New Yorker, he was the son of the late Marjorie and George McAneny. Dave's father was...

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Fairfax Sheild McCandlish '41

Sheild died Jan. 6, 2007, after a long bout with Alzheimer’s disease. A native of Fairfax, Va., he came to Princeton from Episcopal High School in...

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Robert Gunther McCullam '41

Bob died March 21, 2007, after a long and courageous bout with cancer. He came to Princeton from the Pingry School, where he was president of his class. He majored in...

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John Ambrose McManus '41

Jack died March 14, 2007, at Harlingen (Texas) Medical Center. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., he was a longtime New Jersey resident before moving to Eliot,...

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George Batten Mcneill '41

George McNeill died peacefully Jan. 5, 1995, after several years of declining health, in Orange Lake, Fla.Born in Haddonfield, N.J., George entered Princeton from...

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Aaron L. Mercer Jr. '41

Slugger died Aug. 7, 2012, at Meramec Bluffs Senior Living Community in Ballwin, Mo. Born in Buffalo, he grew up in Scarsdale, N.Y., Maplewood, N.J., and Rockford,...

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Samuel Stewart Mitchell Jr. '41

SAM MITCHELL died Oct. 13, 1992, in Buffalo General Hospital, following a long illness. He had lived in Buffalo all his life. In addition to his widow, Martha Worrall,...

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John Moffat '41

John died June 19. A Hill School graduate with an illustrious Princeton heritage: father, Class of '13; grandfather, Class of 1875; great-grandfather, Class of 1835; a...

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Jack L. Mohler '41

Jack died of heart failure on Sept. 29, 1996, at Ashbrook Nursing Home near his Scotch Plains, N.J., home. Virginia Nixon, his wife of nearly 56 years, survives....

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Sydney Hart Moore '41

Hart died March 28, 2007, after a series of illnesses. A Florida native, he came to Princeton from the Asheville School. He majored in architecture and graduated with...

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Howard Elbert Moore Jr. '41

Bud was killed in a pedestrian accident on June 4, 2002. After preparing at the Peddie School, he was very active in intramural sports at Princeton and a member of the...

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Walter Bedford Moore III '41

"Bep" Moore died in his Charlottesville home July 21, 1995. Until his retirement in 1988, he taught in the English department and the humanities division of the...

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Richard James Morcom '41

Dick died peacefully July 20, 2005, of leukemia and congestive heart failure.He was a graduate of Kingswood School in West Hartford, Conn. At Princeton he majored in...

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Roger Stokes Morris '41

We have just learned of Roger’s death March 2, 1998.   He came to Princeton from the Peddie School, but left after freshman year and did not maintain contact with the...

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Raymond Inslee Mount Jr. '41

Ray died Aug. 10, 2009.   He graduated from Lawrenceville in 1937. At Princeton, he majored in English (winning the Wanamaker Prize his junior year) and was a member...

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George E. Muehleck Jr. '41

George died June 7, 2011, in St. Helens, Ore. He prepared at the Pomfret School. At Princeton he majored in classics, was on the freshman cross-country squad, and was...

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John Freeman Mueller '41

We have just learned that Johnnie died Feb. 4, 2005, in a nursing home in Charlottesville, Va.   A graduate of Gilman School, he majored in geology at Princeton and...

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Harold N. Munger Jr. '41

Hal died of respiratory failure Feb. 9, 2011, at his home in Osterville, Mass.   He graduated from Lawrenceville and spent a postgraduate year at Andover. At...

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Alfred Hedges Munkenbeck Jr. '41

Al died June 21, 2005, in Greenwich (Conn.) Hospital, where he served on the board for 25 years, including terms as treasurer and president.A graduate of Brooklyn...

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Wallace C. Murchison '41

Wally Murchison died June 2, 2013, at his home in Wilmington, N.C. He prepared for Princeton at South Kent School. In college he majored in the School of Public and...

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Frank Conrad Nagel Jr. '41

Frank died of a heart attack Sept. 4, 2001, while driving home to Malibu, Calif., after a trip East that began with our 60th reunion.He entered Princeton from Glen...

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Abbott Lawrence Nelson '41

Abbott died April 5, 2006. He graduated from New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill. Abbott evidently left Princeton the latter part of junior year, but not before...

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Alan Ingraham Newhouse '41

Alan died Jan. 2, 2008, at home in Vero Beach, Fla. He prepared for Princeton at Choate, majored in psychology, was a member of Sigma Xi, joined...

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Edward Mac Ford Nichol Jr. '41

Ted died March 14, 2004, after a distinguished career in science.He came to Princeton from South Hamilton, Mass. At college he majored in physics and was a member of...

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Frank Robert Noonan '41

Bob died of prostate cancer on Oct. 18, 2002, in Rochester, Mich. Born in Minneapolis, he attended the Blake School before graduating from Lawrenceville. With us for...

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Clifford Off Jr. '41

Cliff died Jan. 28, 2000. Cliff came to Princeton from The Gunnery. He majored in geology, was on The Tiger business board, and joined Cottage Club. He roomed alone the...

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L. Rodman Page Jr. '41

Rod died Sept. 18, 2000, at home in Bryn Mawr, Pa., after a long illness. His father was a member of the Class of 1912.A graduate of St. George's School, Newport, R.I.,...

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James Graham Paterson '41

Jim died June 11, 2008, in Wilmington, N.C. A New Jersey native, he prepared at The Gunnery. At Princeton he majored in economics, joined Cottage Club, became a...

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Stanley Webster Pearson Jr. '41

Stan died Feb. 8, 2004, after a long illness.A graduate of Chestnut Hill Academy and Lawrenceville, he majored in geology at Princeton and joined Ivy Club. He roomed...

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Wilder Graves Penfield Jr. '41

Wilder died of leukemia in Montreal on Oct. 1, 1988. He was one of two Canadians who joined our class in the fall of 1937. His family is replete with Princetonians: his...

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D. Hugh Peniston '41

Hugh Peniston died July 18, 2012, at the age of 92. He was born in Rutherford, N.J., and grew up in Los Gatos, Calif. He majored in English at Princeton and earned a...

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William Hamilton Phipps '41

Bill died Nov. 10, 2001. He came to Princeton from Northwood Academy and Lawrenceville. At college he roomed with Dave Wolcott and was on the freshman crew.Bill left at...

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Francis Theodore Phllips Jr. '41

TED PHILLIPS had a brother in '43, a father in '13, and uncles in '17 and '22, all of whom have passed on. And now so has Ted, who, as a It. col. (ret.), U.S.A.F., was...

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Shelton Pitney Jr. '41

Shel died on Oct. 21, 2001, after a long illness. Son of Shelton Pitney '14 and grandson of Mahlon Pitney 1879, he graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy.At Princeton,...

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Henry Luther Pitts Jr. '41

Henry died May 6, 2005.Son of a Navy admiral, Henry grew up on a variety of bases and graduated from San Diego High School.He majored in politics at Princeton and...

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Richard Blackwood Plumer '41

THE CLASS LOST devoted member when Dick Plumer died of lymphoma Nov. 15, 1990.After high school in Miami, Dick spent year at Exeter, not for academic reasons but to...

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Samuel E Pogue '41 *68

SAM WAS BORN and raised Cincinnati, and died there Mar. 19, 1994, after a short bout with a virulent case of pneumonia. Entering Princeton from Hotchkiss, Sam lived...

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Richard Gerrit Poole '41

Pickle died June 13, 2007, at his retirement home, Stonebridge, just outside Princeton. He was a graduate of the Hotchkiss School and majored in geology at Princeton. A...

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Henry Posner Jr. '41

After a short illness, Henry Posner died March 23, 2011, in Pittsburgh, Pa. He came to Princeton from Shady Side Academy, where he was valedictorian of his class. At...

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Edward Joseph Posselius Jr. '41 *42

Ed died Nov. 19 at his home in Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich.Coming from the U. of Detroit H.S., he majored in chemical engineering at Princeton, achieving Phi Beta Kappa...

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Joseph Potts Jr. '41

We lost "Philadelphia" Joe Potts Feb. 28, 2005.A native of Philadelphia, he prepared at Haverford School and majored in modern languages at Princeton. A member of the...

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Lunsford Richardson Preyer '41

The Honorable L. Richardson Preyer died Apr. 3, 2001. A lifelong resident of Greensboro, N.C., he graduated from Woodberry Forest.At Princeton, Rich majored in English,...

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John Hurst Purnell '41

Hurst died Mar. 11, 1999, of natural causes, in Chestertown, Md. He is survived by Eleanor Clark Gummey Yerkes, whom he married in 1992. Two stepchildren also survive.He...

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Louis Apgar Pyle Jr. '41

On Jan. 14, Lou died at home from cancer. A native of Jersey City, he prepared at Newark Academy. At Princeton he majored in philosophy, joined Tower, and was an...

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William Conant Quinby '41

Bill died at home in Greenwich, Conn., on Sept. 24, 1997, after years of valiant struggling with prostate cancer. Constance Pierce Quinby, his wife of 53 years,...

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Stuart Francis Raleigh Jr. '41

Pete died Oct. 1, 2009, in Syracuse, N.Y.   Graduating from Loomis in 1936, he took a postgraduate year at Westminster School in London. Majoring in history at...

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Alexander Randall IV '41

Alex died on Oct. 22, 1997, of heart failure, having not been sick. He came to college from Wm. Penn Charter, where he was president of the science club. He majored in...

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H. Ward Reighley '41

Ward died March 21, 2011, in Hobe Sound, Fla. He prepared at Montclair Academy and Exeter Academy. At Princeton, he majored in modern languages. He was a member of the...

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Samuel Stokes Rembert Jr. '41

Sam died May 10, 1997, from cancer, after a long illness. He came to Princeton from Hotchkiss and to leave after his sophomore year, as his father died and he...

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Alexander Dodson Rhea III '41

Alex died on Sept. 1, 2000. Entering Princeton in the fall of 1939 as a transfer from Texas Christian U., he was a member of Gateway and graduated with high honors in...

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Charles Leslie Rice Jr. '41

Les Rice died Feb. 11, 1997, in Red Bank, N.J. His last six years were spent in a wheelchair after back surgery, but his optimism never dimmed.He was our class's Pyne...

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Arthur E. Rice Jr. '41

ART DIED SUDDENLY from a heart attack Jan. 28, 1991, while on vacation in Costa Rica with his wife, Muriel.Art grew up in Adams County, Penn., the son of a...

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Ralph Latimer Richards '41

Ralph died Feb. 7, 2008, at his daughter Ann Hartig's house in Fair Haven, N.J., after a long illness. Coming to Princeton from the Wooster School in Danbury, Conn.,...

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George Lynde Richardson '41

George died June 29, 2003, after a long, debilitating illness.He came to us sophomore year, having spent his freshman year at Williams College. He previously graduated...

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Malcolm H. Roberts '41

We lost Mac Dec. 23, 2012. He was a resident of Medford Leas, a long-term care facility in Medford, N.J. Mac prepared for Princeton at Moorestown Friends School and...

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Donald S. Robertson '41

Don died July 17, 2005, one month after retiring from medical practice.A remarkable man, he won the Aurelian Cup while at The Hill School. At Princeton he was elected...

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Edward Adams Robie '41

Bud died July 11, 2005, at home in Orono, Maine.A graduate of Andover, be took a postgraduate year at Westminster School in London, before joining us for sophomore year....

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William Otis Rockwood '41

We lost Rocky Oct. 23, 2005.A native of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., he prepared at Hotchkiss. At Princeton, he majored in English and French. He played polo and golf, lettering...

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Willard E. Roe '41

Willard died of heart failure Oct. 28, 2006. A lifelong resident of Winter Haven, Fla., he majored in politics at Princeton. He was on the freshman...

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Stanley Herbert Rose Jr. '41

Stan died Jan. 18, 2010, in Vero Beach, Fla. He was 90.   Born in Philadelphia, he attended schools in Switzerland and New York, graduating from Roosevelt High...

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Edmund Burke Ross '41

Ned died Jan. 17, 2005.A graduate of St. Paul's School, he majored in geology at Princeton, was a member of Cottage Club, and enlisted in ROTC. He was on the freshman...

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Charles E. Rounds '41

Chuck died Jan. 15, 2011, at the Life Care Center of the South Shore in Scituate, Mass., where he had spent his last years. A graduate of Andover, he majored in biology...

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Robert Beakes Rowley '41

BOB ROWLEY DIED suddenly of a massive heart attack on April 17, 1991 in Fort Pierce, Fla. The son of James B. Rowley '13, he came to Princeton from Middletown, (N.Y.)...

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Hamilton H. Salmon III '41

"Tad" Salmon of Ponte Vedra Beach died Aug. 18, 1997, after an extended illness. His wife, the former Barbara Thompson Welch, survives.Born in Brooklyn, Tad attended...

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Charles Loy Sanders Jr. '41

Chas died Jan. 1, 2007, in Sacramento, Calif. Coming from Jamaica (N.Y.) High School, he majored in SPIA at Princeton and graduated with highest honors. While at...

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William B. Sanford '41

We have learned that Ben died of Alzheimer’s disease Sept. 8, 2008, in Dallas, Texas.   Ben came to Princeton from the Peddie School, majored in architecture, joined...

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Rudolph Edward Schirmer '41

Rudy died Nov. 19, 2000. A member of Terrace Club, he left Princeton at the end of his sophomore year to attend the Curtis Institute of Music, in Philadelphia, and...

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Kenneth Baker Schley '41

K.B. died Sept. 21, 2001. He had been ill and legally blind for more than 15 years. Although born in NYC, he grew up in Far Hills, N.J. He attended the Aiken Preparatory...

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Cooper M. Schley Sr. '41

Cooper died May 27, 2011, in Nashville, Tenn., of complications from a fall. Coop was a graduate of Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va. He entered Princeton...

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George F. Schmucki '41

Our class president, George “Bud” Schmucki, died Aug. 2, 2010, from a fatal fall at his home in Morristown, N.J. Although Bud was born in Rochester, N.Y., he grew up in...

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Louis Schwab '41

Lou died Aug. 8, 2007. A native of Cincinnati, he graduated from the Walnut Hills School. At Princeton, Lou majored in chemistry and graduated with honors. A member of...

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William Wallace Scott '41

Bill died in St. Louis on Nov. 29, 1999, at Missouri Baptist Center after a brief illness.He went to Mercersburg and majored in chemistry at Princeton. Bill was a member...

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John L. Scott '41

Scotty died Feb. 28, 2012, in Santa Barbara, Calif. Known to his family as “a quintessential gentleman of the greatest generation,” he prepared at Exeter before...

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John William Sease '41

John died on Nov. 12. After attending Rutgers Preparatory School, he came to Princeton and immediately immersed himself in the chemistry department, earning Sigma XI,...

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Louis Lauther Seivard '41

Lou died Feb. 22, 2010, in Baltimore, Md. A graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School in Elizabeth, N.J., he majored in chemical engineering at Princeton, where he was...

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John Henderson Selby '41

As the San Francisco Chronicle reported, "Jack Selby, joke teller, golfer, Navy pilot, and longtime Bay resident, died peacefully at home at 84" on Nov. 25, 2003. He was...

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William Sykes Shee '41

Bill died March 30, 2010. A longtime resident of Woodbridge, Conn., he and his wife, Winetta (“Bebe”), had moved to Evergreen Woods in North Branford, Conn., in 1999.  ...

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Robert W. Shell '41

Bob died Dec. 3, 2001. A graduate of Asheville (N.C.) School, he left Princeton at the end of sophomore year. We lost touch with Bob until the publication of our...

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Wilbur Jay Shenk Jr. '41

Bill died Dec. 27, 2012. He was a resident of Bentley Village in Naples, Fla. Among his relatives who attended Princeton were Wilbur Shenk ’28, Charles Shenk ’30,...

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William Snyder Sherman '41

Bill died Sept.12, 2002, after a long illness. A native of Albany, N.Y., he attended the Albany Academy and graduated from Andover in 1937.Freshman year he roomed with...

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William Snyder Sherman '41

Bill died Sept. 12, 2001, after a long illness. A native of Albany, N.Y., he preppred Andover. At Princeton, Bill roomed with Al Van Court, but then left after one year....

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Daniel Levin Shimshoni '41

Dan died March 15, 2009, in Herzeliah, Israel, his home for 50 years.   After graduating from the English independent school of Dulwich College in London, Dan came to...

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Walter Seymour Shingle '41

Sy Shingle died Aug. 29, 1995, in Honolulu, Hawaii. His wife, Priscilla, had passed away a scant month before he did. Sy didn't graduate with us, and there is little we...

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James Randolph Simpson '41

RANDY SIMPSON DIED of a heart attack on Nov. 9, 1993, in Washington, D,C. He retired as a scientific officer with the Office of Naval Research (O.N.R.).Brought up in...

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Donald Mather Skidmore '41

Don (“Skid”) died in a nursing home near Cincinnati Nov. 30, 2009, from lymphoma, which was diagnosed only a few weeks earlier. A native of Elizabeth, N.J., Skid came...

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William R. Smart '41

Bill died March 21, 2012, at his home in Gilford, N.H. Born in Scotland, he and his family moved to Schenectady, N.Y., when he was 5. He prepared at Mount Pleasant High...

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Max Truman Smith Jr. '41

Red died Sept. 2, 2002, in Naples, Fla. A native of Wallace, Idaho., he graduated from Lawrenceville. At Princeton he majored in chemistry, joined Cannon, and roomed...

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Maynard E. Smith '41

Maynard died April 17, 2012. Smitty, as he was usually known, came to Princeton from Hempstead (N.Y.) High School. He roomed with Van Flynn during freshman year, with ...

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Harris F. Smith '41

Harris died Jan. 26, 2013, at home in Tewksbury Township, N.J., where he was a lifelong resident. At Princeton he majored in English and joined Campus Club....

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Kimball Spahr '41

Kim died Apr. 6, 1996, at Manor Care in Palm Harbor, Fla. He was 79. His wife, Mary Beth, survives in their Tarpon Springs home. All four children live nearby.Born in...

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Thomas Marshall Spencer '41

Tom died Dec. 28, 2007, at Hospice of Arizona in Peoria. He came to Princeton from Duluth, Minn. Joining the Army Air Corps in 1942, Tom won his wings and was...

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Robert L. Spillman '41

On Oct. 11, 1998, Bob Spillman died in his winter home in Sebring, Fla.A lifelong resident of Columbus, Ohio, he came to Princeton from Columbus Academy, majored in...

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Edward Macgregor Stack '41 *50

Ned died at home in his sleep Dec. 22, 2004.He prepared at Ponce de Leon School in Florida and Utica Academy. At Princeton he majored in modern languages, won the Alden...

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Howard Jack Stanley '41

Howard died Dec. 11, 2006, at home in Southern Pines, N.C., after a long illness. Born in Bayonne, N.J., and raised in Cranford, N.J., Howard graduated from the Hun...

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William Stanley Jr. '41

BILL STANLEY died of cancer May 21, 1992, at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C. He was a senior partner in the law firm of Covington & Burling, where he had...

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Henry Lee Staples III '41

LEE STAPLES died in his sleep of cancer on Jan. 21, 1990, at the Bethesda Nursing Home in Chevy Chase, where he had lived the last three years. Lee was an honors...

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Henry Carrington Stevens II '41 *47

Steve died at home in West Chester, Pa., on May 9, 2002. Son of John M. Stevens '17, and great-great-grandson of Henry Carrington 1814, he prepared at the Haverford...

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R. Wayne Stickel '41

DICK STICKEL DIED at home on Hilton Head Island Jan. 4, 1991, following years of suffering from neurological disease. He and his wife Anita had moved there from NJ....

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Richard Ernest Stifel II '41

THE CANCER that took a leg in 1986 finally took Dick Stifel's life on Mar. 31, 1993. He had been senior partner at Goodsill, Anderson, Quinn, and Stifel, one of Hawaii's...

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Harold James Stokes Jr. '41

Jim died on Aug. 16, 2000.One of our great Exeter contingent, at Princeton, he was on the football team, majored in political science, and was a member of Colonial Inn.A...

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James L. Stone Jr. '41

Jim died Nov. 10, 2010, in Cincinnati.   He came to Princeton from Chestnut Hill Academy and the Hun School. At Princeton he majored in biology and roomed with Bob...

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J. Franklin Supplee III '41

FRANK SUPPLEE, a specialist in internal medicine, died Aug. 21, 1991, in Baltimore's Union Memorial Hospital, after a short illness. He had planned to attend our 50th...

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Robert Tindall Tate Jr. '41

BOB DIED Oct. 15, 1992, in Wilton, Conn. Our hearts go out to his dear widow, Connie, and his three fine sons, Bob '72, Jerry, and Randy.Bob came to Princeton from...

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Charles Henry Tenney II '41

Mike died April 10, 2008, at home in Chestnut Hill, Mass., after a bout with influenza and pneumonia. He prepared at St. Paul’s School and Andover. At Princeton he...

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Hugh McKelvey Tomb '41

Hugh McKelvey Tomb ’41 Hugh died April 27, 2007, in Newton, Mass., where he had lived his entire life. A graduate of Newton High School, he majored in SPIA at...

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Henry Prout Tomlinson '41

Henry died July 10, 2001, in Vero Beach, Fla. A native of Princeton, he attended Princeton Country Day School and St. Paul's School. His father was a member of the Class...

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Russell E. Train '41

On Sept. 17, 2012, we lost our distinguished classmate Russ Train, who died on his farm in Bozman, Md. Russ was one of the most highly regarded American...

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Eugene Lauderdale Turner '41

Gene died Dec. 22, 1998, after a massive stroke. The son of E.L. Turner '12 and grandson of Thomas W. Coleman 1856, he prepared at McCallie School in Chattanooga,...

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Oliver Allen Vietor '41

THE CLASS LOST one who had done much for it when Oli Vietor died Jan. 13, 1993, at his home in Dorset, Vt. Born and raised in New York, he prepared for Princeton at St....

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Thaddeus Hovenden Walker '41

Thad died Nov. 2, 2007, in Casper Wyo., his lifelong home. He prepared at Choate and came to Princeton with his younger brother, Dick Walker ’41. He...

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Robert Gill Walker '41

Bob died Nov. 5, 2008, at Meadow Lakes in Hightstown, N.J., after a long bout with emphysema.   A graduate of the Taft School, he majored in history at Princeton, where...

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Frederick Brooks Wall '41

Brooks died peacefully Dec. 18, 2008, at his home Little Compton, R.I. He prepared at St. George’s School Newport and spent a postgraduate year at Radley College...

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Robert F. Wallace '41

THE CLASS lost Bob Wallace just three months after he had lost his wife Mary. Bob died on Nov. 19, 1989, in the Norwalk, Conn., hospital after putting up a great fight...

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Peirce Colton Ward Jr. '41

PEIRCE WARD died Oct. 29,1991, at the Rosary Hill Homein Hawthorne, N.Y., after a long illness. He had lived in Greenwich for most of his life and is survived by a...

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George H. Watkins '41

George died Feb. 8, 2011, at the Cheshire Medical Center-Dartmouth Hitchcock Keene after a brief illness. He had lived in Walpole, N.H., for 30-odd years. He prepared...

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Charles M. Waugh '41

On Dec. 13, 2012, we lost our class historian, Chuck Waugh, who died in Post Falls, Idaho. Chuck prepared at Germantown (Pa.) High School and Mercersburg Academy. At...

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Robert W. Weber '41

Bob died Aug. 3, 2010. A graduate of the Nichols School in Buffalo, N.Y., he majored in economics at Princeton and graduated with honors. He was connected with the...

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J. Spencer Weed '41

SPENCEWEED died July 28, 1989, in Scottsdale, Ariz. He had lived in Paradise Valley, with his wife, Mabel Ruth Viney. She survived him until Aug. 23, 1989. There are...

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William Seward Weeks '41

Bill (known to many of us as "Sammy") died Jan. 6, 2004, after a brief illness.At Princeton he majored in philosophy, joined Tower Club, and roomed all four years with...

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Kendrick Vernon Weisbrod '41

Kendrick Vernon "Bill" Weisbrod, fondly called "VK" by classmates, died Mar. 4, 1998, in Huntington, Long Island, of cancer.He prepared at Solebury [Pa.] School, and at...

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Frederick Eckel Wetherell III '41

Fred, a lifelong resident of the Syracuse area, died unexpectedly Aug. 20, 2003.He came to Princeton from the Pebble Hill School. A member of Campus Club, Fred majored...

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Thomas Courtenay Jenkins Whedbee '41

Courtenay died of Alzheimer's disease June 11, 2007, at his longtime Baltimore County home, Shawan Farms. He prepared at Gilman Country School. At Princeton he was on...

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Edward Bruce Whitesell '41

Bruce died Feb. 2, 2004, from congestive heart failure. He had moved several months before his death to the home of his son, David, in East Hartford, Conn.He came to...

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Herbert Lockwood Willett '41

Herb died Aug. 6, 2009, in Falmouth, Mass.   A graduate of the Hill School, he majored in geology and joined Dial Lodge. He was the first member of the sixth...

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Charles S. Williams Jr. '41

Charles died May 8, 2012, in Albuquerque, N.M. He left Princeton after two years to assist in the family’s abstracts business. He enrolled at the University of...

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Frederick B. Williamson III '41

Beas died peacefully at home in New Hope, Pa., Aug. 6, 2005.One of our most loyal classmates, he came from Lawrenceville, majored in engineering, joined Charter Club,...

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William Daniel Wilson '41 *48

Bill died Apr. 12, 2001. The son of missionaries, he grew up in Osaka and Tokyo, coming to Princeton by way of South Pasadena, Calif., and Westfield [N.J.] H.S.He...

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Jacques David Wimpfheimer '41

Jack died in Oct. 2000. A graduate of Lawrenceville, at Princeton he majored in psychology, played football, and was a member of Tower.A B-25 pilot, Jack flew 54...

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Charles Scudder Winston Jr. '41

Chuck died Feb.15, 2010, in St. Simons Island, Ga.   He came to Princeton from Joliet (Ill.) High School. At Princeton he majored in psychology, was a member of Tiger...

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William Allyn Wright '41

Bill died Aug. 1, 2005, after a brief illness.He was born in Floral Park, N.Y., Feb. 11, 1920. He was student body president of St. Paul's School in Garden City. At...

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Mortimer Dickinson Wright '41

"GENTLE, KIND, goodnatured, Mr. Wright ... also had a black belt in the martial art of politics (and) the end of politics for him was to make life enjoyable." These...

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Lester E. Wurfel '41

Les died Sept. 29, 2006. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., he came to Princeton from the Peddie School. He majored in chemistry, was a member of the crew, and...

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Eugene A. Yates Jr. '41

GENF. YATES died June 5, 1992, in Atlanta, Ga. Surviving him are his widow, the former Jane Henderson Alford; daughters Mrs. Ginger Morrison, Mrs. Margaret Jorgensen,...

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Stuart Adams Young Jr. '41

Stu died Apr. 19, 2002, after a long illness. He prepared at Newark Academy and St. Paul's School. At Princeton, he majored in English with honors. Stu played freshman...

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George Cook Young '41

George died June 13, 2001, just one month to the day after the death of his wife, Fran.Arriving at Princeton via the Princeton Country Day School, Rumsey Hall School,...

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Samuel Howell Zeigler '41

We have just learned that Sam died Apr. 8, 2000, in Edinburgh, Scotland, after a long illness.A graduate of the Haverford School, he majored in the school of public and...

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