Current Issue

Feb.13, 2008

Vol. 108, No. 8

Memorials

Recent Memorials

Published in Feb.13, 2008, issue

JOSEPH L. HENDERSON '27

Joe Henderson died Nov. 24, 2007, after a short illness. He was 104 and had been active professionally as a Jungian psychologist until 2005. Born in Elko, Nev., he...

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F. TREMAINE BILLINGS JR. '33

F. Tremaine “Josh” Billings Jr., Rhodes Scholar, gifted athlete, and respected professor of medicine, died Sept. 16, 2007, in Nashville, Tenn. He was 95. Josh graduated...

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NORMAN MCCLAVE JR. '34

Norm McClave, who worked at Northern Trust Co. in Chicago from 1934 to 1977 and retired as a senior vice president, died Nov. 16, 2007, in Evanston, Ill., of...

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Oliver Hershman Havens '39

Ollie died Oct. 28, 2007, in Florida of complications from Parkinson’s disease. He came to us from Westfield (N.J.) High School, where he was class president. He...

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David Scott Thompson '39

Dave died Oct. 30, 2007, at Monroe Village in Jamesburg, N.J., a retirement community where he and his wife, Barbara, were living in order to stay close to Princeton,...

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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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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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William Smith Warfield IV '42

William Smith Warfield IV died of congestive heart failure Oct. 30, 2007. Bill came to Princeton from New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill. His father, William...

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Christy Wilkes Bell '44

Christy died Aug. 3, 2007. He was 84 and from an extended Princeton family. Born in New York, his father was Samuel D. Bell ’13, and his brothers were Samuel D. ’43,...

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Thomas Buchan Hartmann '45

On Nov. 7, 2007, the class lost one of its stalwarts with the death of Tom Hartmann. Tom entered Princeton from Andover, played freshman and varsity football, and joined...

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Frank Domenic Rich Jr. '45

Frank Rich died Aug. 7, 2007, at his home in Darien, Conn. Frank entered Princeton in 1941 ahead of his brother, Bob ’48. At Princeton he was a member of the varsity...

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Willem Hendrik Van Breda Kolff '45

On Aug. 22, 2007, the class lost arguably its most colorful member with the death of Bill “Butch” van Breda Kolff. Butch prepared at The Hill School, where he starred...

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Charles Eugene Wagner '45

Charles Wagner died Oct. 5, 2007, in Louisville, Ky. Chuck entered Princeton from Mercersburg Academy, following in the footsteps of his father, Daniel Wagner 1904,...

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PHILIP WILKES BELL '46 *54

Philip Bell was born New York City and died Kennett Square, Pa., Aug. 1, 2007, at age 82. He and his family were active Quakers. He came to Princeton from Exeter...

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Pomeroy Shipman '46

Pomeroy Shipman died in 2007 in New York City. Bud came to Princeton from Lawrenceville in July 1942, majored in politics, and was a member of Whig-Clio and Elm...

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WILLIAM B. WOLF JR. '47

Our memorable classmate Bill — so admired for his wit and unbounded enthusiasm for Princeton and ’47 — died Aug. 28, 2007. During World War II, he served tours in both...

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JOHN M. KENNEDY '49

John died Sept. 26, 2007. He was 79. He prepared for Princeton at Fordham Preparatory School. After leaving Princeton, he was a member of the first graduating class of...

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LAURENCE J. THEILGARD '49

Larry died Nov. 13, 2007, at the age of 80, after a valiant fight against brain cancer. He prepared for Princeton at Princeton High School and served in the Navy as an...

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MADISON M. MYERS JR. '50 *52

“Mad” died July 17, 2007, at his home in Muskegon, Mich. After World War II Army service, he entered Princeton and accelerated to earn an undergraduate degree from the...

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DEBOORNE PIGGOT '50

“Buzz” Piggot died of cancer May 7, 2007, in Washington, D.C.. Buzz graduated from Woodberry Forest School. At Princeton, he was a member of Campus Club and a four-year...

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BURTON PAUL '53

Burt, an eminent engineer, professor, and scholar, who was born in Jersey City and attended Christopher Columbus High School, died Oct. 19, 2007, from amyloidosis, a...

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RICHARD G. JONES JR. '54

Richard Jones died Nov. 15, 2007, at Hudson Valley Hospital in Peekskill, N.Y., after a long illness. Dick was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and graduated from Lakewood...

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MALCOLM F. BRENNEN JR. '54

Malcolm Brennen died Nov. 19, 2007. He had been diagnosed with throat cancer in September 2006. A graduate of Middleton (Ohio) High School, he left Princeton after his...

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JOHN. R. SCHWAB '55

John died Oct. 14, 2007, at home in Forest Hills, N.Y. At the time of our 25th reunion, John wrote with well-deserved pride of his arduous professional journey from...

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JOHN BARRINGTON FORBES '58

John died of cancer Oct. 12, 2007. A New York resident for most of his life, John came to Princeton from the Collegiate School, where he was active in the Glee Club....

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STEPHANIE A. FULLER '80

Stephanie died March 20, 2007, after a career as a lawyer in New Rochelle, N.Y. She entered Princeton with the Class of 1978 and joined our class after a leave of...

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IRA B. RICHARDS JR. *49

Ira B. Richards Jr., who retired in 1965 as a colonel in the Army after 26 years of service and then continued working at the State Department on nuclear weapons control...

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NIKOLAUS E. WOLFF *52

Nikolaus E. Wolff, a retired chemist, died peacefully at home in Norwich, Vt., Aug. 16, 2007. He was 86 and the cause was cancer. Born in Germany, Wolff earned the...

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ANTHONY G. FREEMAN *60

Anthony G. Freeman, a Foreign Service officer for more than 30 years with the Department of State, died May 5, 2007, in Bethesda, Md. He was 72. Freeman graduated from...

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WILLIAM J. CROWE JR. *65

Adm. William J. Crowe Jr. *65, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and U.S. ambassador to Great Britain, died Oct. 18, 2007. He was 82. Crowe graduated from the...

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KAREN M. KIRBY *75

Karen M. Kirby, a mathematician and insurance actuary, died July 19, 2007. She was 57. Kirby was the valedictorian of her Garden City (N.Y.) High School class. She then...

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