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Memorials by Class: 1947
Howard Adler '47
Howie joined us in 1943 as a premed V-12er. During World War II and the Korean conflict he served as a seagoing physician. He returned to Princeton in 1946, married...
Dean A. Allen '47
Dean's life was grounded in his deep-seated values and marked by energetic, voluntary participation in many social and political causes.In 1944 the Navy sent him to...
Robert C. A. Allen '47
Bob died Aug. 5 at home in Pembroke, Mass., after a long battle with lung cancer. He was born in 1922 in Somerville, Mass., and was a graduate of Somerville H.S.During...
Newton D. Angier '47
Many of us will remember Newt for his engaging smile, effervescent humor, and witty discourse delivered in a courtly Southern accent. A patriotic “Tar Heel,” he was...
Richard G. Ashworth '47
Richard G. "Ace" Ashworth died June 24, 1998, of cancer, at his home in NYC.Ace prepared at Taft School. He entered Princeton in July 1943 and earned his degree in...
Gerald M. Astor '47
Jerry entered Princeton via the ill-fated Army Specialized Training Program and was soon transferred to active duty in the European theater and then Japan. After...
John C. Ausland '47
John Ausland died of cancer May 13, 1996, in Oslo, Norway, his home since 1974. John was born in LaCrosse, Wis., and transferred to Princeton in 1945 from Hardin Junior...
James Pray Baker '47
Porky Baker died Sept. 21, 1996. He had lived in Warrenton, Va., since 1957. At Princeton he majored in biology. Upon graduating in 1949, he entered NYU's College of...
L. Glenn Barkalow '47
Glenn’s long and fulfilling life ended March 9, 2011, at his home. He left high school a semester early with the intention of joining the Air Corps, but he was told that...
Francis M. Barker '47
After two years of World War II service with the Marines, Fran rejoined war-torn ’47 and graduated cum laude in 1948. He went on to earn a master’s degree with honors at...
Bennett Barton '47
BEN BARTON of Wilbraham, Mass. died Sept. 18, 1990, after a long battle with cancer. He joined our Class in his sophomore year in 1946, having transferred from St....
C. Waggaman Bed Jr. '47
Bitsy died suddenly of acute pulmonary edema on Father's Day, June 18, 1989. All ten of his children were home that day, and he had celebrated our 42nd reunion with us...
Samuel Bell Jr. '47
Sam served in the Navy during World War II, † graduated in 1948, and that same year, discovered and married † his “forever young and beautiful” Anne (Luddington). They...
John Purdy Benedict '47
Jack died Mar. 7, 1995. He had suffered a stroke and a major heart attack in 1990. He lived in Essex Falls, N.J.Jack's career at Princeton was interrupted for service in...
Peter H. Benziger '47
PETE DIED SUDDENLY of a heart attack May 19, 1991. After graduating from the Portsmouth Priory School, he joined our Class with the original contingent in July 1943. He...
Charles Biddle '47
Charley, whose life reflects the globalization of our era, died Nov. 1, 2003.He returned to Princeton in 1946 after WWII service as an Air Corps navigator. Graduating in...
Peter Biggs '47
Pete died on Mar. 24 after a brief illness. He was born in NYC but lived in Bennington, Vt., for most of his youth. Peter graduated from Lawrenceville in 1943.After...
Irving L. Bindelglass '47
After a long illness, Irv died Mar. 2, 1998. He was born and raised in Passaic, N.J., and graduated from Passaic H.S.Irv came to Princeton by way of the Navy V-12...
Thomas P. Birmingham '47
During World War II, Tom served in the Pacific theater as a meteorologist aboard an aircraft carrier. Long afterward this experience prompted him to learn to fly a...
Robert W. Bjork '47
Bob died Oct. 23, 2005, following a long and valiant battle with Parkinson's disease.In 1944 he entered Princeton, left for two years in the Navy, then returned to the...
William Granger Blair '47
Bill Blair died of cancer Nov. 19, 2012, in New York City, where he lived all his adult life except for New York Times stints in foreign capitals. Bill was born in...
James Edmund Blake '47
Jim died May 12, 1999, at the Mercer Medical Center in Hamilton, N.J., after a brave battle with cancer and heart disease.Born in Trenton, he prepared at Lawrenceville....
Alexander Boyd '47
“Wojie” died Feb. 19, 2013, at his home in Wickenburg, Ariz. He and his second wife, Jane, bought the Brown Bear Ranch in the late 1970s, and for them it was a very...
Robert Boyle III '47
OUR LOYAL CLASSMATE and chief locomotive leader Bob Boyle passed away Aug. 16, 1992, after a long illness. Although in poor health, Bob met his goal of attending our...
Lee Carrington Bradley III '47
Lee died Mar. 12, 2001. He was a native of Birmingham. He attended the former Birmingham U. School and graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy, where he participated in...
George C. Brauer Jr. '47
GEORGE DIED Sept. 27, 1993, in Columbia, S.C. Like most of us, he entered Princeton in the summer of 1943. He majored in English and stayed on at Princeton after...
Benjamin H. Brewster '47
Ben died June 2, 1998, at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz. He had been in failing health since suffering a severe stroke in 1995.Ben was born and raised in Baltimore. He...
J. Paul Bright Jr. '47
Jay enjoyed a distinguished career as a lawyer and a civic leader. † In World War II he served as an Army cryptographer the Aleutian Islands. Returning to Princeton...
Frederick Liew Van Brokaw '47
FRITZ BROKAW died of a heart attack, at the age of 66, Aug. 5, 1991. At the time he was vacationing at the home of his niece in Lescure, France, in the Auvergne. Fritz...
Wilber M. Brucker Jr. '47
Warm friend to many, wise counselor to those in need, constant seeker of wisdom, loving spouse and father ‚€” these qualities typified Wil's enviable, rewarding life.At...
Robert E. Buchsbaum '47
Bob died peacefully March 11, 2011, at his home in Little Silver, N.J. Born in Montclair, N.J., and raised in Spring Lake, Bob graduated from the Lawrenceville School...
Wallace Buell '47
After three years as a Marine (one in Guam), Wally returned to Princeton in 1947. At Reunions in June, he whistled at a girl (Anne Lambert) carrying 1927's banner,...
Asa S. Bushnell '47
Ace was a pillar of our class from graduation until his death March 14, 2011. He served in the Marines during World War II, and then began a journalism career he...
Charles Callanan '47
Chuck died July 6, 2012. Chuck graduated from Albany Academy for Boys in 1943 and from Princeton in 1949. At the University, he was captain of the hockey team and...
Norman Dyke Van Carpenter '47
NORM CARPENTER died on Mar. 23, 1992. He entered Princeton in the summer of 1943, but left in Feb. 1944 for service in WWII. After basic training he was sent to the...
John W. Carpenter Jr. '47
John Carpenter died May 8, 2013, in Orange City, Fla. He was born in Cleveland and attended the University School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, before coming to...
Arthur M. Cart '47
Art spent two years with the Army Air Corps during World War II, graduated in 1949, and shortly joined the Roebling Division of CF & I Steel Corp. Despite the gradual,...
Robert S. Carter '47
A graduate of Deerfield Academy, Bob majored in physics at Princeton. Following World War II service aboard a cruiser, Bob returned to Princeton, graduated in 1948,...
Sherman Carter '47
During World War II, Carter was in the V-12 program at Brown. He went on to serve in the Pacific theater and arrived for the first time on the Princeton campus in 1947,...
Silas Strawn Cathcart '47
Si's death on Oct. 29, 2002, in Lake Forest, Ill., deprives us of a celebrated classmate. He was 76."My time at Princeton was short (1946-48) but great," Si wrote for...
Charles N. Chous '47
Four semesters at Princeton transformed Charlie's life. He arrived in '45 as a pre-med, V-12 transferee from Columbia (having previously served at sea on the USS Iowa)....
David Angus Clark '47
Dave joined our ranks in ’43 as part of a great Princeton family tradition, following his father, John H. Jr. 1909, uncles William 1905 and Arthur ’18, and his brothers,...
Ralph Thomas Clark '47
R. T. died of bladder cancer at his home in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., on Oct. 17, 2001. came to Princeton from Mercersburg, where he was voted "Wittiest" and "Thinks...
Audley Clarke '47
Audley died of brain cancer Apr. 8, 1996. A native of Brooklyn, he prepared for Princeton at St. Paul's School but did not enter Princeton until Feb. 1947. From 1943-46...
Edward B. Clay Jr. '47
Edward Clay died peacefully April 20, 2012, at Foulkeways in Gwynedd, Pa. He was 86. Ed attended Chestnut Hill Academy and graduated from St. George’s School. He...
Umberto Rudolph Cocchiarella '47
Rudy Cocchiarella died June 7, 2013, at Crystal Bay Senior Living in Destin, Fla. Rudy attended Newark College of Engineering from 1941 to 1943 before enlisting in...
Harold L. Colburn Jr. '47
Harold Colburn died May 1, 2012, in Moorestown, N.J. Hal was one of the elite group of the Class of 1947 perfect dues payers. He entered Princeton in the summer of 1943...
Alfred T. Copeland Jr. '47
Alfred “Moose” Copeland died Oct. 10, 2011, after being struck by a taxi while walking to the train station in his hometown of Bronxville, N.Y. Born in Columbus, Ohio,...
Robert Francis Patrick Cronin '47
A renowned cardiologist and dean of the McGill School of Medicine in Montreal, Pat was born in England, son of doctor and author A.J. Cronin. At the...
Donald M. Culver '47
Donald died peacefully June 28, 2012, at Boulder Valley Farm in Lafayette, Colo. The cause of death was cancer. Don attended the Gilman School in Baltimore and was a...
Owen Daly II '47
Owen died March 22, 2012, at his home in Lutherville, Md. Owen had an outstanding career in banking and was an important community leader in Baltimore. After...
John Davies '47
John died March 27, 2012, in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, two years after a major stroke. John entered Princeton in the summer of 1943 after having attended Wyoming Seminary...
Richard P. Davis '47
Dick died Apr. 22, 2003. Many of us remember him as an articulate, witty, and talented classmate ‚€” a charismatic Triangle Club star. Close friends recall how he...
George D. Davis '47
George died June 25, 2012. George entered Princeton in July 1943 and graduated in June 1946. After graduation he earned a Ph.D. in neurophysiology from Yale. George...
Charles R. Debevoise '47
Charlie, one of our first honorary classmates, died at his home in Harding Township, N.J., on May 28, 1996, after a long illness, which he confronted with his customary...
E. Stevens DeClerque '47
Steve is fondly remembered by his ’47 friends for his infectious joie de vivre. He served in the Marine Corps for three years after a freshman semester in the summer of...
Donald R. DeVeaux '47
Our youngest classmate, Don entered Princeton in 1943 at age 15. He joined the Navy immediately upon reaching the ripe age of 17, served in the North Atlantic from 1945...
Morse G. Dial '47
Morse, who served as a Navy pilot during World War II, died May 26, 2010. He graduated in 1949, married Mary Taylor in 1951, and received his Columbia law degree in...
Richard H. Dietze '47
DICK DIED June 29, 1990, after a fiveyear bout with cancer. Through that time he displayed a will to live, quiet courage, sharp wit, and unfailing positive spirit. He...
Herbert Lowell Dillon Jr. '47
Dee joined us in '46 after distinguished Army air service in Europe.Upon graduation he launched his highly successful career in the oil business by studying petroleum...
Henry Disston II '47
After a long struggle with cancer, Henry died Feb. 14, 2006.He was an engineer at Princeton, graduating in 1949 after service in the Air Corps. Henry married Elise...
John P. Dorst '47
John died Apr. 17, 2001, of a brain tumor. He was 72. He came to Princeton from South Kent School. He also attended Pomona College in Claremont, Calif., and received a...
James Gregg Dougherty Jr. '47 *49
After two years in the Navy as an electrician's mate, Jim returned to Princeton and graduated in 1948. In 1949 he earned a master's degree in electrical engineering from...
W. Bruce Douglass '47
Bruce joined us in 1943 but was soon swept into the Navy's Seabees and served in the Philippines and the Solomon Islands. He returned to Princeton in 1946, but before...
John M. Drescher Jr. '47
John was a decorated survivor of Battle of Bulge — an experience he regarded as “transformative.” Recalled for service in Korean War, he happily served in...
George D. Eggers '47
George rendered extraordinary services to our country, Princeton, and our class. He entered the Army in 1944 as a private, re-enlisted and, during the next 33 years,...
Sally Swift Faunce '47
Sally Swift Faunce, our honorary classmate, died peacefully in her home in Rye, N.Y., Aug. 28, 1996. Sally was an unusually attractive and charming person and very...
George Faunce III '47
OUR CLASS LOST one of its stars and dearest friends when George died Jan. 8, 1994, after a long battle with diabetes. George prepared at Exeter. After service as a naval...
Daniel C.W. Finney '47
D.C. died Nov. 5, 2012. He was a resident of the Brightwood retirement community in Lutherville, Md. To say that D.C. was a member of the Princeton family is an...
Donald Mcpherson Finnie '47
Donald Finnie died Dec. 30, 1995, in his apartment in Cambridge, Mass. In recent years, although crippled with rheumatoid arthritis, Don largely overcame the demons of...
Albert Fiori '47
A PROUD VETERAN who faced many battles during his 66 years, Al lost a gallant fight against diabetes Oct. 12, 1991 in Jacksonville, Fla. He is survived by his beloved...
Arno Fischer '47 *49
Arno's long battle with cancer ended Feb. 2, 2005. He had endured 17 operations, including the loss of an arm. His courage, continuing enjoyment of life, and his grace...
Edwin M. Fitzgerald '47
Ed Fitzgerald died Mar. 6, 1997. He was a resident of West Chester, Pa. During WWII, he served in the Navy for three and a half years. While at sea aboard the Essex he...
Paul Winston Fitzpatrick '47
Paul ("Pablo" to many of us) died on Sept. 16, 1999, in Lancaster, Pa., of a cerebral hemorrhage.Paul was born in Spain, where his father, an American businessman, was...
William T. Fleming '47
Bill, who had a very distinguished legal career, died peacefully at home March 17, 2012, after a brief illness. After graduating from St. George’s School in Newport,...
Douglas B. Fletcher '47
During World War II, Doug served in the Army in the Pacific theater. He graduated in 1949, married Sally Wittenberg in 1950, and began his successful career as a...
Charles B. Forcey '47
The following is a corrected version of a memorial originally published in PAW. Pete was admitted to Princeton from Lawrenceville, then joined the Navy after he...
Charles B. Forcey '47
Pete was admitted to Princeton from Lawrenceville, then joined the Navy after he arrived. He was commissioned before his sea duty in the Pacific theater. Returning in...
Frederick Forscher '47 *47
Fred died July 23, 1996, in Pittsburgh, Pa. He was born in Vienna in 1918, and when Nazis marched into Austria in 1938, he sought refuge in US. He enlisted in...
Arnold Guy Fraiman '47
Arnie’s death Sept. 20, 2008, is a great loss. Arnie served in the Army in the Caribbean during World War II. After graduating from Princeton in 1949, he earned a law...
Charles Fredericks Jr. '47
Charlie accelerated through Princeton, graduating in ’46. He then toiled through Harvard Law School, but turned quickly to a high-powered advertising career in New...
Norbert Freinkel '47
NORRIE DIED suddenly of a heart attack on Sept. 5, 1989. He was in Europe to attend a scientific meeting in Uppsala, Sweden.Norbie prepared for Princeton at Weequahic...
Maxime Furlaud '47
Max died Mar. 3, 1999, at the Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Mass., after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's disease.Max was born in NYC but spent his boyhood...
Paul E. Gamble '47
Paul enjoyed a successful career as a chemical engineer — and a mind-boggling one in the realm of civic service. † After serving in the Army, he graduated in 1947,...
Robert W. Gamble '47 *48
Bob died March 13, 2013, in Englewood, Fla. After graduating from Cloquet (Minn.) High School he attended Swarthmore College, but in 1945, he found himself in a V-12...
John Underhill Gardner '47
John died Mar. 31, 1999, of bone marrow failure at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford, Mass.Born in Long Branch, N.J. he graduated from Mercersburg Academy.From 1943-46...
Clifford P. Garveyjr. '47
CLIFF DIED Oct. 6, 1991, in the V.A. Hospital in Bath, N.Y. He was originally from N.Y.C. and lived in the City or on Long island most of his life. He prepped at St....
Charles E. Getler '47
Charles Getler died April 20, 2013, in Naples, Fla., from Parkinson’s disease. Born in Detroit, Charlie prepped at Detroit University School and entered Princeton in...
Lawrence L. Glover III '47
During World War II Larry spent two years with the infantry in Europe, including seven months in combat. Returning to Princeton, he graduated in ’47 and married...
David Crockett Gordon '47
OUR CLASSMATE David Gordon died of cancer at his home in Princeton Apr. 23, 1993.David was born in Istanbul and raised in Greece. He left the Mediterranean with his...
James T. Granbery Jr. '47
James Granbery died May 14, 2012, in Nashville. Born in Nashville, Jim attended Montgomery Bell Academy, then prepped at Woodberry Forest School before entering...
Charles H. Green '47
CHICK DIED of emphysema Nov. 5, 1993, at his home in East Hampton, L.I., where he had lived for 22 years. After graduating from Exeter, he entered Princeton in 1943,...
William A. Guthrie '47
Bill, for whom logic, language, and literature were the pillars of life, died June 4, 2011. Bill grew up in Princeton, attended Princeton Country Day School, and before...
Alden B. Hall '47
Entering Princeton in 1943, Aldie was swept into the Army in 1944. He returned in 1947; so, too, by fortunate coincidence, did his older brother, our classmate Tad. They...
Hugh B. Hanson '47
Hugh was a wonderfully talented, beloved classmate ‚€” a blithe spirit who enriched our lives.At Princeton, he excelled in engineering, led the Glee Club, inspired...
James P. Harrington '47 *51
Jim Harrington died Feb. 27, 2010. † Raised in Lucknow, India, Jim returned to the United States to complete high school in New York. He served in an Army field...
Charles R. Harris '47
CHARLIE HARRIS cited Nov. 16, 1991, in his retirement home in Leesburg, Fla., following a massive heart attack. He grew Lip in Lansdowne, Penn., and graduated from...
Lawrence J. Hatterer '47
A pre-med major in the V-12 program at Princeton, Larry served in the Navy and graduated in 1949. He earned a medical degree in psychiatry from Columbia in 1951 and soon...
Lawrence "Lonny" Heffron '47
Lonny died of cancer on Feb. 9, 1997 at Columbia Portsmouth Regional Hospital in Portsmouth, N.H.Lonny was born and raised in Greenwich, Conn. He graduated from the...
William E. Hegarty '47
BILL DIED Dec. 22, 1992, in Greenwich, Conn., where he had lived since 1955. His academic career and his professional career were alike marked with distinction. At...
Robert B. Heiserman Jr. '47
Bob "Heiso" Heiserman Jr. died July 12, 1998, in Honolulu, of complications cancer.He grew up in Wynnewood, Pa., prepared at the Haverford School, and graduated...
Huyler C. Held '47
Huyler, whose persona was decidedly unique, died peacefully April 16, 2012, in his Manhattan apartment. After graduating from Lawrenceville, where he met many of his...
John Hemphill Jr. '47
Jack Hemphill died June 9, 2013, in Victoria, B.C., where he and his wife, Wenche, had lived for 42 years. He grew up in Princeton, and attended Millbrook School. His...
Branton H. Henderson '47
Many of us remember Brant as a friendly companion during our Princeton V-12 days. He went on to sea duty in the Pacific theater and then remained a dedicated Navy man as...
Frank C. Henry '47
Frank served as a pilot in the Army Air Force before joining us in 1945. After earning his bachelor’s degree in 1949, he married Grace McCanna in 1950. The law soon...
Heber Blakeney Henry '47
Our class lost one of its most popular and lively members when Blake Henry died Oct. 2, 2009, as a result of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Blake, a native of...
Aaron "Sunshine" B. Herrick '47
Sunshine died on Jan. 22, 2000, in Scottsdale, where he had lived since 1972.Born and raised in Tunkhannock, Pa., he graduated from Gilman before matriculating at...
Eugene D. Hill '47
Gene joined our V-12 ranks in ’43 and went on to 28 months of service as an ensign and then as a reservist until 1960. He married M. Preston “Pres” Hodges in 1950 while...
John S. Hilson '47
HOPPER HILSON DIED at his home in New York City May 26, 1991, after a courageous struggle with cancerHe attended Collegiate School in New York and Deerfield Academy,...
William D. Hocker '47
Bill died July 16, 1995, in Summit, N.J., after a brief illness. He entered Princeton in the summer of 1943 but soon left for military duty in WWII. Serving as an...
Null Marcus Hodapp '47
Fun-loving Mark Hodapp never will be forgotten, especially by Asa Bushnell, Jack Madden, and Bob Wohlforth. That foursome forged friendships in second grade at Nassau...
Paul H. Hoffman Jr. '47
Paul died Apr. 17, 1998, at his home in Chicago. He was born, raised, and attended high school in that city.Upon graduation from high school Paul joined the Navy V-12...
Heinrich D. Holland '47
Dick Holland died May 20, 2012, in Princeton. Known as the “father of modern economic geology,” Dick edited the 10-volume Treatise on Geochemistry, first published in...
F. Wayne Hollinger '47
Word has recently reached the class of the death of Dr. Wayne Hollinger on May 29, 1994, in Shabbona, Ill. His home was on Lake Holiday in Sandwich, Ill. At Princeton...
Harold W. Holly '47
Bill's Princeton days and career reflect themes of our war-torn class's history. He joined Princeton's Marine V-12 unit in Sept. 1944 ‚€” just as many of us were leaving...
Gregory E. Hubler '47
HERKY1 HUBLER died of cancer Dec. 13, 1991, after a brief illness. He came to Princeton with our original July 1943 contingent front Ashland High School in Gordon, Penn....
Paul C. Hudson '47
Paul died Feb. 4, 2013, in Baltimore, Md. After graduating from Gilman School, Paul was accepted at Princeton but joined the Marine V-12 unit in Princeton on July 1,...
John E. Hughes '47
Ned died May 6, 1996, at his home in Deer Isle, Maine, after a long illness. He came to Princeton from Exeter in the summer of 1943, served in the Army Air Corps, and...
John B. Hughes '47 *53
With Jack’s death Dec. 5, 2009, we lost a wonderful classmate. Returning to Princeton after Army service during World War II, Jack became an avid fencer (captaining our...
William J.C. Hughson '47
Bill served in the Army Air Corps during World War II and married Claire Lathy in 1947. They lived in the Harrison Street “barracks.” She attended Douglass College...
Donald Ridgely Hyde '47
Don Hyde, a loyal, enthusiastic classmate, died July 25, 1998, at home in Devon, Pa., of cancer. His wife of 49 years, Margaret, survives. At his memorial service, Don...
Francis N. Iglehart '47
Ike's life was marked by notable public service. Joining in Army's soon-aborted Army Specialized Training Program in '43, he was abruptly transferred to combat in...
Joseph A. Imbrogulio '47
Joe served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Returning to Princeton, he graduated in 1948 and soon married Mary Lou Zeiler. He earned a Harvard MBA in...
Joseph A. Imbrogulio '47
Joe served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Returning to Princeton, he graduated in 1948 and soon married Mary Lou Zeiler. He earned a Harvard MBA in...
William N. Jayme '47
Bill died on May 18, 2001, at his home in Sonoma, Calif., of emphysema. He was 75.He came to Princeton from Peabody School in Pittsburgh, Pa. He spent WWII in Texas,...
John F. Joline III '47
“Moose” Joline enjoyed a distinguished career secondary-school education. He also was a great president of our class from 1982 to 1987. After World War II service...
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...
Robert D. Judson '47
Bob joined us in 1943 from New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill. He soon left to serve in the Atlantic fleet during the war.On his return to Princeton he became a...
Stanley W. Kawa '47
Stanley Kawa died Feb. 9, 2012, at the age of 92. Stan graduated from McKeesport (Pa.) High School in 1938. His illustrious career spanned 50 years and included...
Conrad Andrew Kawel Jr. '47
Connie Kawel died of cancer Feb. 24, 1995, in Livonia, Mich. He came to Princeton in the Navy's V-12 program in 1943. Under the Navy's aegis, he took the science courses...
Kevin Kennedy '47
KEVIN DIED of a heart attack while working in the garden of his home in Vineyard Haven, Mass., on Apr. 23, 1992, one month before his 68th birthday.Kevin was a longtime...
George C. Kern Jr. '47
George died Nov. 27, 2012, at his home in Manhattan. He had an outstanding career in the legal profession as a partner in the prestigious law firm of Sullivan &...
Oscar Harvey King Jr. '47
Os King died Dec. 19, 2005, of lung cancer. He was 80. All who knew him will remember Os, also known as “Harvey,” for his warmth, humor, and joy in life. Prior to...
Francis N. Kirchhof '47
Many of us remember Fran for his buoyant humor and enjoyable antics as a fellow V-12er in the summer of '43. After three happily remembered years of Navy service, Fran...
William L. Knappenberger III '47
Bill died on May 5, 1999, in Pittsburgh.He was born and raised in Vandergrift, Pa. After graduating from high school, he matriculated at Michigan State U. as a...
H. Thomas Koch '47
Tom died Jan. 7, 1999, in Lehigh Valley [Pa.] Hospital after a heart attack.He was born and raised in Allentown, Pa., and graduated from the Lawrenceville School in...
H. William Koch Jr. '47
Bill served on a destroyer during World War II. † Returning to Princeton he led a busy life, notably as a cum laude sociology graduate and a varsity football player who...
Joseph Kurtzman '47
Joe, a very successful practitioner and professor of ophthalmology, died Feb. 1, 2005. He enlisted in the Navy at age 17, but soon joined the V-12 program at Princeton....
Harrington A. Lackey '47
THE CLASS LOST one of its most loyal members when Hal died of cancer Feb. 19, 1991, at age 65 in Nashville, Tenn. He was a practicing patent, trademark, and copyright...
Sealand Whitney Landon III '47
The following is a corrected version of a memorial published in the Sept. 19, 2012, issue. Whit Landon died Jan. 23, 2011, at The Lodge at Otter Creek in Middlebury,...
Frank W. Latson '47 *49
FRANK LATSON died Sept. 21, 1991, of an aortic embolism. Frank was born in N.Y.C. and came to us in Jan. 1944 from Phillips Exeter Academy. He served with the Navy as a...
Fletcher W. Layton '47
Fletch served in the Marines during World War II and again during the Korean War. He emerged as a captain and remained as a lifelong Semper Fi man. He married Margaret...
George M. Lethbridge Jr. '47
“Bud” Lethbridge died peacefully May 20, 2013, at his home in Essex Meadows, Conn., where he had lived for the past six years. Bud came to Princeton in the summer of...
George B. Levy '47
George (sometimes known as Moe) died of cancer Aug. 4, 1996. He came to Princeton in 1943 from the U. of Pittsburgh in the Navy's V12 program and stayed on after the...
Herbert Reed Lewis '47
HERBERT LEWIS DIED of heart failure in NYC Apr. 16, 1993.He was born in Rochester, N.Y., and attended the Harley School in that city and the Asheville School in North...
Karl M. Light '47
Karl, theater and television actor, former real-estate broker, champion and defender of affordable housing, died May 20, 2012, in Brooklyn. He had struggled for...
Harry A. Logan Jr. '47
Prominent businessman, generous philanthropist, ardent opera lover, world traveler, and avid skier‚€”Harry was a man of many interests and talents. He died unexpectedly...
John C. Longacre '47
John, who had a distinguished career in osteopathic medicine, died March 4, 2012, at his home in Portland, Texas. Before entering Princeton, he served as an aviation...
Andrew J. Lord Jr. '47
Jim Lord died of pulmonary fibrosis in Newton, Mass. Sept. 9, 1995. His home was in Wellesley. Jim served in WWII as an Army air corps pilot.During the D-Day invasion he...
Robert G. Lorndale '47
Bob died Oct. 11, 1998, at his home in Wynnewood, Pa., of heart failure.Born and raised in Chicago, he graduated from the Asheville School in North Carolina. Bob...
Donold King Lourie '47
Don Lourie died of pneumonia Oct. 25, 2008. † He was born Jan. 12, 1926, in Evanston, Ill., to Mary K. Lourie and Donold B. Lourie ’22. He prepared for Princeton at New...
Eugene K. MacColl '47
Kim MacColl died in his sleep Aug. 31, 2011, in his beloved Portland, Ore. He was 86. Kim prepared at St. Paul’s School before joining the Class of ’47. He was...
John L. Madden '47
“Jack” Madden died July 15, 2011, in Palo Alto, Calif. Jack was born Jan. 4, 1925, in Yonkers, N.Y. He grew up in Princeton and graduated from the University in 1949....
Robert S. Mallouk '47 *50
Robert Mallouk died March 28, 2013, at his home in Chadds Ford, Pa. Bob grew up in Brooklyn, where he attended Adelphi Academy before entering Princeton in 1943. During...
R. Jennings Mangum '47 *50
R. JENNINGS MANGUM ’47 *50 † Jay was a serious philosophy student during his wartime years at Princeton. After graduating in 1947 he moved over to the Graduate School,...
John Ross Marshall Jr. '47
John died Feb. 5, 2004, in Mount Dora, Fla.He came to us in 1946 after graduation from Lawrenceville and two years of Navy ROTC. While at Princeton, John joined Dial...
Charles T. Matthews '47
Charlie’s sudden death Sept. 16, 2008, during our ’47 mini-reunion in the Canadian Northwest, came as a shock and with a deep sense of loss. During World War II, Charlie...
Hugh T. Mccann Jr. '47
TOM DIED Mar. 29, 1994, in Petaluma, Calif., where he had lived for the past 22 years. Tom entered Princeton in the summer of 1943, but left to serve in the navy in...
William Peter McCann '47
Pete McCann died Nov. 15, 2007, after a long battle with cancer. He was one of the classmates arriving in July 1943 after graduating from Exeter. From 1943 to 1945 Pete...
John M. Mcclenahan '47
John died Nov. 26, 1995, in Bryn Mawr, Penn. His home was in nearby Haverford. He prepared for Princeton at the Haverford School and entered the university in the summer...
Cornelius E. McCole '47
Con died June 19, 2008. † He majored in premed at Princeton and went on to medical school at Penn, a fellowship at Johns Hopkins, and a distinguished career as an...
John H. McKeever '47
During World War II, John navigated a B-20 Army Air Force bomber. He graduated from Princeton in 1948 and received his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania in...
Samuel A. McKeown '47
From graduation on, Sam served Princeton and ’47 in many capacities, and beginning with his 1943 V-12 days, he made many ’47 friends. Sam started his post-Princeton...
James D. McLellan Jr. '47
Jim died April 17, 2009. † During World War II, Jim served on a destroyer in the Pacific theater. Returning, he graduated (like so many of us) in 1949 and married June...
James K. Meritt '47
When Jim died Jan. 2, 2012, Princeton and the Class of 1947 lost a good friend. Jim entered Princeton in November 1943 in the Navy V-12 program. Before returning to the...
Charles W. Metter '47
CHARLIE MEFTER (who was known as Bill to his family) died of heart failure at his home in Princeton Jan. 28, 1994.A native of Philadelphia, he entered the navy R.O.T.C....
Elliott Middleton Jr. '47
Elliott died Mar. 7, 1999, at his home on Chebeague Island, Maine.Born and raised in Glen Ridge, N.J., he graduated from Deerfield Academy. He entered Princeton in Nov....
James Millar '47
Jim died Oct. 20, 1998, in Aultman Hospital in Canton, Ohio, after a serious stroke.Born and raised in Philadelphia, he graduated from Stoney Brook School. Jim entered...
Paul R. Miller Jr. '47
WE LOST one of our most devoted and loyal classmates when Tony died Jan. 13, 1991, at his home in Amagansett, L.I., N.Y., after a long battle with leukemia. He is...
Richard H. Miller '47
Dick served in the Army Air Corps for three years, married Margaret “Penny” Quainton in ’48, and graduated as a chemical engineer in ’50. For 36 years he...
Albert Minzter '47
Al joined us in ’43 as a pre-med student. Graduating in 1946, he went on to Johns Hopkins and then a two-year Korean War stint as an Army captain. In 1953 he took up...
George R. Montgomery '47
After serving in the Navy as a pharmacist's mate, George returned to Princeton and graduated in 1949. He hastened back to his beloved hometown, New Orleans, married Ann...
Phillip J. Moore '47
P.J. died Oct. 11, 2012, at Independence Village in Grand Ledge, Mich. He graduated from high school in Chicago and then enlisted in the Navy V-12 program, which...
Stanley S. Morris '47
Stan was awarded his bachelor’s degree in engineering in 1946, earned a master’s degree in chemical engineering at NYU, and went on to a career in various chemical...
Mark Severance Munn '47
MARK DIED Feb. 6, 1992, in Hobe Sound, Fla., after a long illness. He came to Princeton by way of the Lawrenceville School and Hurt School. He served in the Army Air...
Orson D. Munn Jr. '47
Orson Munn died Aug. 25, 2011, at his home in Southampton, N.Y. He was 86. Orson was very much a man of his generation. He attended Lawrenceville before entering...
William Greer Nagle '47
Bill died at age 76 on Dec. 23, 2001, in Scarsdale, N.Y., from the effects of a debilitating stroke he originally suffered in 1979. Bill came to Princeton from Choate,...
William Hamlin Neely '47
Ham died from advanced bladder cancer at home in Allentown, Pa., on Sept. 18, 2001. He was 76.Descended from a long line of illustrious Princetonians, Ham came to...
Delancey Nicoll III '47
Nick served in the Navy during World War II and was recalled to serve in Korea as a gunfire spotter and liaison officer for the First Marine Division. † In between these...
Joseph R. Nini '47
Apart from two years of World War II service in the Army Air Corps, Joe lived all his life in Princeton and served his community well. He graduated in 1949. In 1951 he...
Suydam Osterhout '47
Syd, who had a distinguished career in medicine, died Sept. 14, 2011, after a long illness. He matriculated at Princeton in 1943 and joined the V-12 program, but in 1945...
Robert M. Paisley '47
Bob died May 28, 2013. Bob and his wife, Jean, had lived in Garden City, N.Y., their whole lives, and it is where their children grew up and live nearby today. Bob...
Theodore B. Palmer '47
Many of us recall Ted as a newfound, gregarious friend in Princeton's memorable summer 1943 V-12 unit. He went to Navy service in the North Atlantic, rolling around...
Charles R. Parmele III '47
Chuck Parmele died Nov. 4, 2012, at the University Medical Center of Princeton after a brief illness. He and his wife, Jackie, had celebrated their 60th wedding...
Edward T. Parmelee '47
Ted died July 24, 2001, after a long battle with congestive heart failure; he was 76.He served for five years as a Marine Corps officer during WWII and the Korean...
James C. N. Paul '47
Jim died peacefully Sept. 13, 2011, at his home. He was a law school dean, law professor, international jurist, and a scholar in international human-rights law. Jim...
Andrew F. Peck '47
ANDY DIED in N.Y.C. on Sept. 20, 1989, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He spent most of his adult life in Locust Valley, Long Island, where he and his family were an...
Henry Pancoast Pendergrass '47
Henry died of pneumonia Sept. 21, 2008, in Bryn Mawr, Pa. He served for three years in the military before joining our class in 1946. Graduating in 1948, he attended the...
Stuart Perrin '47
Stuart died Apr. 25, 1995, after a long battle with cancer. He was 75.He came to Princeton in 1945 as a transfer student from Vanderbilt with three years of service in...
John Pershing '47
John Pershing died Dec. 22, 1998, after a long battle with cancer.He prepared at Deerfield Academy and entered Princeton in July 1943. He roomed with Bill Jackson in 4A...
John A. Peters '47
John died June 22, 2012, at his home in Scituate, Mass. Before entering Princeton in 1946 he served in the Army Air Force from 1943 to 1945. John graduated in 1950...
James T. Phillips Jr. '47
Jim died Sept. 4, 2012, at his daughter’s home in Wilton, Conn., after a long illness. Jim prepared at Millburn (N.J.) High School and was accepted to Princeton at the...
Donald R. Pierce '47
DON DIED SUDDENLY Mar. 20, 1992, after a brief illness. His death deprived Princeton of one of its most enthusiastic alumni. Our 40th reunion yearbook records his...
Edward L. Pinney '47
Ed was born in Gauley Bridge, a small town embedded in Appalachian West Virginia.In 1943 the Navy dispatched him to Princeton for V-12 premed training. He went on to...
William A. Pistell '47
During World War II, Bill served in the Merchant Marine, voyaging through troubled waters to ports in Europe, Asia, and Africa. Returning to hectic postwar Princeton, he...
Arthur Jacques Poillon '47
Jake died Dec. 2, 2011, in Fairhope, Ala. His career in the Marine Corps spanned 36 years, and he retired as a major general. This was followed by 32 years as a...
Robert H. Post '47
Bob served in the 86th (Blackhawk) Division, in both Europe and the Pacific during World War II. Returning to Princeton, he graduated in ’49, earned an M.B.A....
Hunter Powell '47
Hunter Powell died Jan. 29, 2013, in Roanoke, Va., where he had lived with his wife, Beth, for many years. He was born in Glen Ridge, N.J., and graduated from Glen...
Robert Edmunds Price '47 *47
Bob died Apr. 12, 2001, after a short illness. He was 76 and was born and educated in Lyndhurst, N.J.Bob came from a long line of Princetonians: grandfather Luther E....
John C. Pritzlaff '47
Pritz's life, which ended May 2, 2005, epitomized Princeton in the nation's service.After World War II service in Europe he returned to Princeton, graduated in 1949,...
William C. Purple Jr. '47
Bill died Dec. 25, 2012, in Orlando, Fla., while visiting family. His home for the past several years had been Hilton Head Island. Bill entered Princeton in...
Percy Allan Ransome Jr. '47
AFTER A LONG battle with emphysema, Percy Ransome died Apr. 30, 1990, in Moorestown, NJ. Perce came to Princeton from Exeter and received an A.A. degree in economics,...
Ernest L. Ransome III '47
Ernie died May 5, 2013, in Okatie, S.C. He is remembered as an outstanding athlete in football and lacrosse, and an All-American in lacrosse in 1946. Ernie graduated...
William S. Reed '47
Bill joined us in 1943 as a V-12 premed student. After graduating in 1947 he went on to SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse and then became a sea-going doctor...
Aiken Reichner Jr. '47
Aiken died June 18, 1999, of a heart attack. The class has lost one of its most colorful, jovial, and cosmopolitan members. Aiken's family had a long connection with...
F. Rogers Reinicke '47
We lost Roge Feb. 25, 2004. Many of us first came know him as a popular shipmate in that memorable V-12 crew who first mustered at Little Hall in July '43.Roge went...
Harold E. Rhame Jr. '47
Hal was a gregarious, friendly classmate, and an enthusiastic Princetonian. After an accelerated education at Old Nassau (1943 to 1946) he won with ...
Robert Walter Ristau '47
BOB DIED suddenly of a heart attack Apr. 3, 1993 in Quakerstown, Penn., where he made his home. At Princeton, he majored in electrical engineering. It was to that field...
Thomas Bolling Robertson '47
After a prolonged battle with emphysema and coronary problems, Bolling died at his Baltimore home on Mar. 29.Bolling was born in Haymarket, Va., and could trace his...
Robert Clare Rockwell '47
Bob died Mar. 11, 1994, in Boise, Idaho. He had suffered many years from a heart condition complicated by polycythemia, which he developed while at Princeton and which...
Nathaniel F. Rodman Jr. '47
Nat Rodman died July 8, 1998, after a long illness, in Morgantown, W.Va.He was born, raised, and went to high school in Norfolk, Va. After completing high school, Nat...
John Grove Rogers '47
John died suddenly Nov. 15, 2006, of a ruptured aneurysm on a day he began with plans for a round of golf. He led an active life to the end. John came to Princeton...
John P. Ross '47
During World War II, “J.P.” served for three years in Europe as an NCO in the 23rd Infantry. He was awarded four battle stars, a Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and a Combat...
Samuel F. Rulon-Miller '47
Sam died on Dec. 24, 1999, at his home in Haverford, Pa. Born and raised in Ardmore, Pa., he was one of 10 members of the Rulon-Miller family to have attended Princeton...
William James Ryan II '47
Bill served in the Marine Corps in World War II and was a “Semper Fi” guy throughout his life — loyal to the corps and the virtues of integrity, good humor, and service...
John M. Sanborne '47
John Sanborne died June 5, 2011, in Scottsdale, Ariz. John went directly from high school in Hackensack, N.J., into the Army infantry, serving in the European theater...
John F. Sand '47
Jack was swept into the Army in ’44 and served overseas in Italy for a year. In his senior year, Nancy Muffin entered his life — first as a blind date and...
David S. Schaff III '47
Dave died on Jan.1, 2001. He had had heart-bypass surgery in 1986 and had enjoyed excellent health since. However, on Jan. 1 he suffered a severe stroke, and died...
Robert Schilling '47
Bob died tragically Feb. 18, 2012, in Henderson, Nev. After graduating from New Brunswick (N.J.) High School he entered Harvard but later transferred to Princeton. Bob...
Kennedy Brown Schmertz '47
OUR CLASSMATE Ken Schmertz passed away Sept. 6, 1992, in Washington, where he had lived off and on since 1958.Ken entered Princeton in 1946, after service as an infantry...
William Crawford Schock '47
Bill "Humpy" Schock joined many Princeton-ians as a Navy V-12er in July 1943, and returned after overseas service in 1946. We remember him as a tennis star, top student,...
Alan Schofield '47
Alan Schofield died Feb. 6, 1997, at his home in Macclesfield, England, after a long illness.Alan was born and raised in England but came to America in 1940 with his...
John M. Scott '47
Jack died Oct. 12, 2009, in Preveza, Greece, where he had taken up residence in 2002. World War II and the Air Force interrupted his Princeton studies. He was...
Kenneth M. Seggerman Jr. '47
Kenneth Seggerman died in New York, N.Y., Feb. 27, 1997, from complications after surgery.Ken came to Princeton in the summer of 1943 from Lawrenceville. Later that year...
William H. Sewell '47
BILL DIED May 9, 1993. With his death our class lost one of its most renowned members.After V12 and graduation from Princeton, Bill entered the Yale School of Medicine....
Thomas N.F. Shaw '47
Tom returned to Old Nassau in 1946 after three years in the Army, including service in the Burma-China theater. His rewarding Princeton education (completed in 1949),...
Gerald Sheridan '47
The class lost a good friend when Gerry died Oct. 15, 2011. Gerry enlisted in the Navy in 1943, and during World War II served on a destroyer in the North Atlantic. In...
Wallace D. Van Siclen '47
Wally served with the Marines in the Pacific theater and rejoined our war-torn class in 1946. Graduating in 1949 he took up graduate studies at Tulane, and met and...
Winslow H. Smith '47
Smitty was a robust, happily remembered classmate from Princeton's July 1943 V-12 unit. He went on to the Pacific theater and, on return to postwar Princeton, he...
Leonard S. Smith III '47
Steve died Aug. 30, 1995, at his home in Stuart, Fla.During WWII, he was an officer in the Marine Corps. After graduation he returned his home town, Cincinnati, and...
Sanderson Smith '47
Sandy Smith died of cancer Sept. 28, 1995, at his home in Readfield, Maine. After graduating from the Berkshire School in 1943, he served in the Army during WWII. He saw...
Harrison W. Smith '47
Many of us in Princeton’s July 1943 V-12 contingent will remember Smitty with affection. He served on a carrier in the Pacific theater and was recalled to Navy sea duty,...
Dawson C. Smith '47
Move over, James Bond, for ’47’s Dawson Smith. After three years of service with the Navy during World War II, he graduated in 1949 and joined a New York bank. A...
Alfred F. Specht Jr. '47
Alfred Specht, formerly of Atlanta and Wilmington, N.C., died Saturday March 26, 2011, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Al was born Feb. 4, 1926, in East Orange, N.J. He...
Thomas Franklin Spoehr '47
Tom died Feb. 5, 2002, of pancreatic cancer in his Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., home. His final struggle reflected the spirit of his 76 years, defined at age 10 after an...
Donald G. Stauffer '47
After a full and richly varied life, Don died peacefully Jan. 30, 2012. After graduating from The Hill School, Don entered Princeton in the summer of 1943. He left to...
Robert F. Steiner '47
Bob was one of ’47’s distinguished scientists. † Graduating with highest honors in chemistry and election to Phi Beta Kappa, he went on to earn a Ph.D. at Harvard. He...
Walter D. Stevens '47
Walt’s Princeton experience illustrates how “war-torn” our class was. He was unable even to set foot on the campus in 1943 because he was swept into the Army and became...
Richard A. Stevens '47
Dick left us with little information about himself in our yearbooks and only a brief obituary. We do know that he served in the Navy during World War II, graduated in...
Kennedy Stevenson '47
Ken's bittersweet struggle with life ended Sept. 1, 2004.After Army service in Europe, Ken returned to Princeton and roomed and bonded in a wonderful friendship with...
Lever Flegal Stewart '47
It was with a sense of real loss that his many friends received news of the death of Lever Stewart on June 17, 1996, following a prolonged battle with pulmonary...
Edwin Watson Stockly '47
Ed died Feb. 19, 2002, in comfort at his home at Lake Topez, Nev. Ed had been in failing health for several years and was surrounded by his family. He was 76.Ed came to...
Raymond G. Strobl '47
Raymond Strobl died Jan. 18, 2012, in Cranford, N.J. Ray grew up in Maywood, Ill., where he met Wynifred Erresberger. Ray’s family moved to New Jersey, and he...
Francis C. Symonds Jr. '47
dnFRANK DIED Aug. 4, 1990, following complications from major heart attack. He born in Fayetteville, N.C., but lived most of his adult life in Tenafly, NJ. He had gone...
Truman Talley '47
Truman “Mac” Talley died March 15, 2013, in New York City from Parkinson’s disease. He had lived in Manhattan since graduating from Princeton. After graduating from...
Charles E. Terry '47
Chuck died Jan. 5, 1999, at the Hershey [Pa.] Medical Center after a long illness.Chuck was born in Woodbury, N.J., and spent his youth in the Presbyterian Orphanage in...
Stuart W. Thayer '47
STUART DIED of cancer at his home in N.Y.C. Sept. 22, 1992. A native of Charleston, WVa., he prepared at Charleston H.S.In 1948, he entered the V12 program. The...
Walter H. Thiede '47
Walt lived a carpe diem life with gusto. † He joined us as a V-12 premed student in 1943 and claims to have “rubbed shoulders with Einstein” before receiving a medical...
David R. Thomson '47
Dave Thomson died April 19, 2011, in Hanover, N.H., where he had moved to be near his daughter, Connie Blatchford, after the death of his wife, Barbara, several years...
William R. Tolford '47
Bill was a true down-easter who loved the sea, blue-water cruising, and tall ships. He spent three years in the Navy during World War II and two more during the Korean...
Hewitt P. Tomlin '47
In 1946, Hewitt was promoted (albeit backwardly) from 1948 to fabulous 1947. His postwar years at Princeton were treasured especially because, he told us, we were...
David Lyman Trimble '47
Dave died Aug. 2, 1999 of natural causes in Montclair, N.J.Born in Montclair, he attended Montclair H.S. and graduated from the Hill School.A second-generation...
Norman S. Trouw '47
Norm graduated in ’46 and began a dual career: 38 years of research with Celanese Co. (and, as he wrote in our 50th yearbook, some "useless" patents); and 20 years of...
Stephen Valentine III '47 *49
Note: The following memorial is corrected version of the one published in the Dec. 8, 2010, issue. “Pete” received his bachelor’s degree in 1947 and went on to earn...
Robert "Bob" H. Vaterlaus '47
Bob Vaterlaus was a caring and quiet man, whose cherished friendships lasted long and ran deep. He died peacefully of cancer at home in Orinda, Calif., on Oct. 16,...
Samuel B. Vrooman III '47
SAM VROOMAN died Jan. 16, 1992. He had generated warm, fond memories among all who knew him. For many of us they began in the summer of '43 when he joined Princeton's V1...
Wesley Allen Wagner '47
WES WAGNFR died suddenly June 2, 1992, sadly just two clays prior to joining the Class for its 45th reunion. Wes had been looking forward with great anticipation to this...
Donald A. Walen '47
Many of us will especially remember "Grover" as a fellow V-12er way back in the summer of '43: His bland wit enlivened that brief transitional time in our lives.Don went...
Edward Waller '47
Ned’s World War II Navy service as a radar specialist led to a year’s sojourn on Guam. Returning to Princeton, he graduated in 1948 as an honor student in SPIA. He began...
William H. Wallop '47
William “Bunky” Wallop died of a brain tumor June 1, 2013, at his home in Annapolis, Md. He joined our class in 1943 after graduation from Old Central High School in...
Sylvia Mcalpin Walsh '47
The Class of '47 lost one of its dearest friends and greatest supporters when Sandie Walsh died at Martha's Vineyard Hospital on Apr. 22, 1996. She was 68. Sandie was an...
Dawes Walter '47
Dawes died Oct. 11, 1998, of an aneurysm, at Yale-New Haven Hospital.He was born in Evanston, Ill., and graduated from Blair. At Princeton, he majored in history,...
Norman Ward Jr. '47
Norm’s Princeton career was interrupted in 1944, when he joined the Army Air Corps and served for three years as a navigator and bombardier. Returning to Princeton,...
Norman B. Ward Jr. '47
After a wonderful life, Norman died March 2, 2011. Family, career, and community were the pillars of his life, and up until his last days, he enjoyed them fully. After...
Geoffrey S. Warren '47
Geoff died July 19, 2000, after a long battle with cancer. He was born in 1927 in St. Johns, Newfoundland. As the son of a foreign service officer, he grew up abroad,...
Fred Wehr '47
Fred died July 4, 2005. He was a guy of diverse talents and experiences who loved and served his native Baltimore in many ways.After the V-12 program at Princeton, he...
John L. Weinburg '47
John, who died Aug. 8, 2006, is now a brilliant star in our fabulous constellation of departed classmates. After combat service as a Marine in the Pacific theater, he...
Jacques D. Wells '47
Jacques Wells died Sept. 6, 2000, after having been diagnosed with colon cancer in July. He was born in Garretsville, Ohio, in 1925.He received his AB degree from...
William Arthur Westlake '47
Soon after graduation, Bill began life as a “corporate nomad,” living in many cities around the country while he worked for Westinghouse (27 years); American Standard...
James H. Wetter '47
Jim graduated in 1946 and was recruited by the Boyle Investment Co. in Memphis to help set up an insurance agency for that company. While engaged in this work he met...
Graeme G. Whytlaw Jr. '47
An enthusiastic class member, Graeme died in Ft. Myers, Fla., on Aug. 21, 2000, after a long battle with cancer.He was born in Adams, Mass., prepared at the Peddie...
Eleazer Williams '47
Lee died Feb. 24, 1999, of a respiratory ailment at Georgetown U. Hospital in Washington, D.C.Born and raised in Dalton, Mass., he entered Princeton in Oct. 1943 after...
George Albro Williamson Jr. '47
George died July 25 in Boynton Beach, Fla. He had been in poor health for eight years with arthritis, emphysema, and heart disease. He had open-heart surgery in 1991 and...
Benedict Patrick Willis Jr. '47
Ben died on May 19, 1988, in Rutherford, N.J., after a long battle with cancer. He lived in Rutherford all his life. We last saw Ben at our 40th reunion, when he and 18...
Robert M. Wilson '47
“Pete” served as a lieutenant (and later was promoted to captain) in Alaska during World War II. On his return to Princeton he became a stringer for The New York Times...
Rivington R. Winant '47
Rivington Winant died Feb. 3, 2011, at his home in New York City after a long illness. Riv joined our class in July 1943 but stayed only briefly before enlisting in the...
Richard B. Windsor '47
Dick's sudden death March 8, 2005, leaves an enormous gap in our diminishing ranks and a deep sense of loss.Upon graduating from St. Louis Country Day, he was swept into...
Robert C. Wolfe '47
Bob, one of ’47’s many talented medics, died Dec. 1, 2009. During World War II he participated in Princeton’s Navy V-12 premed program. After graduation he went on to...
Frederick P. Woodruff '47
Fred died Jan. 14, 2001, of a stroke. He was 75. He came to Princeton from Roselle Park HS in New Jersey. He entered Princeton in 1943 in the V-12 program and left in...
William F. Wright '47
"Wid" Wright led a rich life, dedicated to his ministry and service to others. During World War II he served in the Coast Guard aboard troop ships, participating in the...
William B. Wright '47
With Bill's merciful release from Alzheimer's April 28, 2004, we lost a classmate remembered and loved for his inner-directed, constant, magnetic smile, warmth,...
Paul D. Zimmerman '47
Paul Zimmerman died April 21, 2011, in Charlotte, N.C., his longtime home. He was living with his son, John, after Sally, whom he had married in 1952, died in 2000. Paul...
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