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Douglas Ranney Adams '48
Doug Adams was a gifted person with many talents and a host of admiring friends. He had a lovely voice that kept him involved with singing groups all of his life. At...
Morton William Adler '48
Bill, a pioneer in the cable television industry, was born in Weston, W.Va., and died there Nov. 1, 2002. At Princeton, Bill majored in economics and belonged to Tower....
William Floyd Agee '48
Bill Agee died at home in Huntington, W.Va., Oct. 10, 1996, after a long bout with cancer.A lifelong resident of Huntington, Bill joined us by way of Kentucky Military...
Henry William Allboff Jr. '48
HANK ALLHOFF died in St. Ann, Mo., Aug. 14, 1991, after a long and debilitating illness that had cut short a promising career as a mechanical engineer.Hank came to us by...
Heath Ledward Allen '48
A native of Harrisburg, Pa., and a lifelong area resident, Heath died July 29, 2008, at his Camp Hill home, surrounded by his family. Heath prepared for Princeton at...
Frederic B. Allen '48
Fred Allen, who enjoyed life to the fullest, died July 26, 2010. He was 86. Fred joined us by way of St. James School in Hagerstown, Md., where he later served...
Hume Opie Annan Jr. '48
Hume Annan died of cancer May 7, 2004.He was a graduate of Alleghany High School in Cumberland, Md., and of Episcopal High School, in Alexandria, Va. He served in the...
Frank App Jr. '48
Frank died in Houston June 8, 2003. He was 75. He was born and grew up on the family farm near Bridgeton, N.J. His ancestors built the Happy Hill farmhouse in 1860 and...
James David Armitage '48
Jim died Jan. 8, 2005, in Boulder, Colo., while being cared for by his children.Jim came to us from Lawrenceville, was in Quadrangle, and graduated with an AB in...
Samuel Tomlinson Arnold Jr. h '48
Sam Arnold was unique in the annals of ’48. He was with us all-too-short a time, but left his mark of upbeat cheerfulness and abiding friendship on so many of us who...
Robert George Austin '48
Bob Austin died on Dec. 26, 1999, in Stockton, Calif.He came to us in the V-12 program from the Renton (Washington) H.S., and graduated in 1949. He went on to get his...
Samuel W. Averett '48
Sam died May 7, 2012, in Madison, N.J. He was 85. His wife, Jean (née Ward), died less than three months later, at age 88. They had been married for 51 years. Sam was...
Ben Kayser Baer '48
Ben K. Baer, a leader of one of Memphis's best-known cotton companies and many of the city's cultural efforts, died Aug. 17, 1999, from complications from pneumonia. He...
Samuel Boyer Davis Baird '48
SAM BAIRD DIED July 13, 1991, of a ruptured aortic valve. A loyal Princetonian, an energetic V.P., secretary, and treasurer of the Class in previous years, a renowned...
Frederic W. Bancroft '48
Fred “Derry” Bancroft died Jan. 15, 2013, in Alexandria, Va. He 85. Derry entered Princeton in July 1944 and returned to campus after Army service in 1946. He...
Edward Morton Banister Jr. '48
Ed Banister died Nov. 27, 2009, at age 82. He was a longtime resident of St. Simons Island, Ga. A native of St. Louis and graduate of St. Louis Country Day School, Ed...
Robert South Barrett IV '48
Bob, a retired Foreign Service officer and ambassador to Djibouti in East Africa from 1989-91, died of cancer Dec. 24, 2004, at Georgetown University Hospital. He was...
Robert M. Barron '48
Bob grew up in the Philadelphia area and graduated from Germantown Academy in 1944. He survived two years of Army active duty, including combat in the Battle of...
John Grier Bartol '48
JOHN BARTOL died of cancer Nov. 10, 1992, at his home in Carefree, Ariz. John grew up in Morristown, NJ. Entering Princeton from Exeter in the summer of 1944, he...
Robert Gruber Beard '48
Bob Beard died August 4, 1997, after a long battle with leukemia.A native of Westfield, N.J., Bob joined us from Exeter, where he had captained the football team. His...
John Cameron Beck '48
CAMERON BECK died Dec. 30, 1991, in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He had been in failing health for the last several years.Cameron came to us by way of Texas Country Day...
Henry S. Beers '48 *50
Hank Beers died Feb. 29, 2012. A longtime resident of Huntington, N.Y., Hank was born in Hartford, Conn., attended local schools and graduated from Kingswood School....
Calvin E. Bell Jr. '48
A native New Yorker, Cal Bell died July 1, 2006, in Jupiter, Fla. At Princeton he was a member of Dial and majored in politics. He was in the Navy in World War II and...
Dana C. Belser Jr. '48
Pat Belser, widow of Dana, relates that he loved his years at Princeton, which were very special. He died Oct. 8, 2010. A native of Atlanta, Dana was a graduate of...
Lansing Heppe Bennett '48
LANCE BENNETT died Jan. 25, 1993, the victim of a random, wanton, tragic shooting at the entrance to the C.I.A. headquarters in Langley, Va. He had joined the agency in...
David D. Black '48
Dave died peacefully Jan. 7, 2011, at home after a long battle with colon cancer. He joined us by way of Deerfield. Dave graduated from Princeton in June 1949 with a...
William Draper Blair Jr. '48
The class lost one of its most distinguished members with the death of Bill Blair Aug. 5, 2006. Bill had two major careers. He worked for the State Department from 1959...
George A. Blakeslee '48
George Blakeslee died of lymphoma Jan. 29, 1997. A native of Detroit, he came to Princeton in the Navy V12 unit, having transferred from HamdenSydney. He was a civilian...
Andrew Bodnar '48
Andy died Jan. 13, 2013, in Longmont, Colo., at age 89. He was born in Czechoslovakia. The family moved to the United States in 1927, settling first in Pennsylvania...
Robert Hart Bolling Jr. '48
A loyal and enthusiastic Princetonian with a gift for lifelong friendships, Bob Bolling died Aug. 26, 2007, after a long illness. A native Philadelphian, he lived most...
Gerald William Bowdren '48
Jerry, a class stalwart for many years, died Jan. 9, 2002, at home in Wichita, Kans. He and his companion, Marsha Murray, moved from their longtime Bridgewater, N.J.,...
Robert Reynold Braeder '48
Bob Braeder died Oct. 7, 1998, after a long struggle with declining health. The most loyal of classmates, Bob had hoped to be with us at our 50th until the last moment....
David F. Brandley '48
Dave died Feb. 12, 2006.He was the epitome of loyalty. He was loyal to family, to clients, to friends, to Princeton, to the Class of 1948. He was forever thoughtful. He...
Alexander O Garcin Brien '48
Alex died June 12, 2002, after a long illness. Early in his career, on a Reynolds Metals training program, Alex operated a monstrous bus full of aluminum displays...
Elmer Henry Brown '48
El Brown, a native of Trenton, N.J., and a graduate of George School in Newtown, Pa., died May 31, 2006, at his home at Avila Beach, Calif. At Princeton he lettered...
Gordon Scott Brown '48
Gordon Brown died Mar. 26, 2001, in Fairfax, Va. His health had been declining for some time.At Princeton, Gordon was a member of Court Club. With encouragement from...
Wilson Montgomery Brown Jr. '48
Wink Brown died June 1, 2008. A native of Richmond, Va., and a graduate of St. Christopher’s School there, he entered Princeton in 1945. He received a bachelor’s degree...
Thomas Scharman Buechner '48
With the death of Tom Buechner from lymphoma June 13, 2010, Princeton and the class has bid farewell to a most distinguished creative genius and friend. Tom did it...
Louis Peter Buglioli '48
Lou Buglioli died July 30, 2009, in Venice, Fla. He had lived most of his working life in Torrington, Conn. Lou came to us via Commerce High School in New York. At...
Cornelius Holland Bull III '48
Neil Bull died at his home in Peterborough, N.H., March 16, 2004. He was 78.He graduated from Lawrenceville and earned a bachelor's degree in history from Princeton,...
Audley Earl Burford '48
The Class is diminished by the death, on May 13, of Earl Burford. Earl experienced a heart attack in the early 1960s and suffered from heart disease intermittently over...
Elzey Gallatin Burkham Jr. '48
Elzey Burkham died Oct. 12, 2006, at his home in Rye Beach, N.H., after brief illness. Born in St. Louis, Elzey attended St. Louis Country Day School...
David George Butz '48
Dave Butz, a longtime resident of New Providence, N.J., died on Christmas Eve 2009 at the age of 83. His career was as an audio engineer. A graduate of Columbia High...
Owen Calderwood '48
Owen Calderwood died May 4, 2013, at home in East Orleans, Mass. He was 88. Born in Ridgewood, N.J., his career was in oral surgery and general dentistry after he...
Richard R. Caples '48
Dick died Apr. 28, 2002, in Lebanon, N.H., of sudden heart failure. He was 80.Dick was a native of Boston, was in the Navy from 1942-46, and joined us at Princeton in...
G. Anthony Carter '48
Tony died Feb. 11, 2011, Carlsbad, Calif. At Princeton he was a member of Cottage Club and graduated cum laude economics. Tony had two careers, first as an...
Miles Charest '48
Miles died July 29, 2012, in Baltimore. He was 86. At Princeton he majored in history, and was active in WPRU and the Press Club. He served in the Navy in the...
Stephen Lamar Christian '48
Steve Christian died on Sept. 29, 2000. A lifelong resident of Huntington, W.Va., he graduated from its Marshall H.S. and entered Princeton in Sept. 1945. He was in...
Robert Earl Clancy '48
On Christmas morning 2003, Bob Clancy died. He was riddled with cancer and ready to go. He had told an old friend recently that he had had a good life and welcomed the...
SAMUEL Clark Jr. '48
Sam died Oct. 2, 2005, in Berlin, Conn., after a brief illness.He joined us by way of Lawrenceville School in 1944 and graduated in 1950 with a bachelor's in biology. He...
David Stadden Clark Jr. '48
DAVID SUDDEN CLARK JR. died May 22, 1990.Graduating from Haverford School magna cum laude, at Princeton David was a member of Charter Club and majored in history. He was...
William Carl Clifford '48
With the death of Bill Clifford on Apr. 20, 2003, the class has suffered the loss of a fine oenophile and a splendid friend.A native of Columbus, Ohio, Bill graduated...
William B. Collister '48
Bill was born March 3, 1923, in Colorado Springs, Colo. His father, who had come to Colorado from the Isle of Man, was a circuit-riding Methodist preacher in the...
Richard Stockton Conger '48
Dick Conger died March 18, 2007, at home in Princeton. He was 80. Dick was a graduate of the Lawrenceville School. He rowed on Princeton’s crew and was...
John Richard Cook '48
Dick Cook died on Oct. 15, 1997, of massive heart failure. He had been blessed with excellent health all his life.A graduate of Germantown Academy, Dick entered...
Donald Alexander Cook '48
Donald Cook died Aug. 10, 1996, in Boston of chronic cardiac failure.Don was born in Manila, where his father worked for the Bank of China. As a child, he contracted...
Joseph Edward Corr '48
Joe Corr died suddenly of heart failure on July 8, 1989. Joe came to us from Bronxville High School, and his club at Princeton was Cloister. He served as a para¬trooper...
Neil C. Craig h '48
Neil Craig’s admiration of and devotion to Princeton began early in life with campus visits with his father, Ross M. Craig ’12. Neil did not have the opportunity to...
Robert D. Daubenspeck '48
Bob Daubenspeck died at his home in Savannah, Ga., Aug. 28, 1995. He was a native of Butler, Penn., and joined us from Altoona H.S.Bob's Princeton years were interrupted...
William Weeks Davenport '48
Bill Davenport died Aug. 2, 2007, from complications of Alzheimer's disease at his home in Reston, Va. He was born in Jacksonville, Fla., and graduated from Lower...
Charles Adcock Devinne '48
Our honorary classmate, Charles Adcock Devinne died Mar. 1, 1999 in Middletown, Conn. Chuck was a graduate of the Choate school and had strong feelings of allegiance...
Lohr Mitchell Dick '48
Mitch died of Parkinson’s disease Oct. 7, 2010, at his home in McLean, Va. He was 84. Born in Winchester, Va., he was reared in Arlington, Va., where he...
Edward V. Dillon '48
The class has lost a kind, wise, and courageous friend with Ned's death Jan. 23, 2002. He died of heart failure. Ned was a graduate of Haverford School. At Princeton he...
Joel C. Dobin '48
Our rabbi — Princeton’s first ordained rabbi — died June 25, 2012, of complications of Parkinson’s disease. Joel had a long career as a rabbi in the Reform Movement. He...
Walter R. Donahue '48
Walt Donahue died Feb. 24, 2011. He was born in April 1920 and came to us by way of Lower Marion High School in Ardmore, Pa., Swarthmore College, and the Army....
Arthur Mathias Dorfner '48
Art Dorfner, broadcasting executive, musician, and community leader, died Mar. 2, 1999. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., and raised in Roselle Park, he was a graduate of the...
Franklin A. Dorman '48
Frank Dorman was an activist and champion of social justice. He was a United Church of Christ minister and community organizer. The needs of the poor and...
John David Dorsey '48
JOHN DORSEY passed away Sept. 19, 1990, after a ten-month battle with lymphoma. John grew up Douglaston, Long island, and prepared for Princeton at Phillips Academy...
Paul W. Douglas '48
Paul Douglas died Sept. 18, 2011. He was at Princeton with us for only two years, but that time was distinguished, as was his life. Paul was at Williams and Holy Cross...
Robert B. Dow '48
Bob Dow died of heart failure June 25, 1995 at his home in Roswell, Ga. He was 75.Bob was born in Boyne City, Mich., and began his college career at Stanford. He left...
Charles J. Doyle '48
Charlie died at home in Somerset, N.J., Dec. 23, 1995, following several years with a heart ailment, which had become progressively worse. He was 70.Shortly after...
Theodore Dewitt Drury '48
Ted Drury died Feb. 20, 2004, of pneumonia from advanced Alzheimer's. He was 77.A native of St. Louis and product of the John Burroughs School in nearby Ladue, he...
Peter Rawleigh Dryer '48
Peter Dryer died Sept. 16, 1998, in Rochester, N.Y. A lifelong Rochester resident, Peter joined us from Choate and graduated in 1949. He was a member of Campus and...
Francis Hamilton Dyckman Jr. '48
FRANK DYCKMAN DIED Feb. 24, 1991. Born in London and always an anglophile, Frank came to us by way of Buckley School and Lawrenceville. At Princeton he was captain of...
Jere Hutchins Dykema '48
JEREDYKEMA DIED July 1, 1993. A native of Grosse Point, Mich., Jere joined us by way of Grosse Point Country Day and Hotchkiss. At college, he was in Charter. He...
Frank Mccord Eccles '48
Skip Eccles died Nov. 1, 2005.He graduated from Phillips Andover Academy, where he returned to teach mathematics, become a housemaster, and coach lacrosse, as well as...
Roger E. Eckert '48
Roger Eckert, distinguished professor of chemical engineering at Purdue University, died April 26, 2003.A native of Lakewood, Ohio, Roger was a product of the local high...
Robert Benson Einhorn '48
BOB EINHORN DIED Apr. 2, 1993, in Philadelphia following heart surgery. Bob came to Princeton from Central H.S. He majored in history and graduated in 1949, having spent...
Thomas Peter Emmons '48
We will very much miss Tom Emmons, who died suddenly on May 24, 2003. At the time of his death Tom was serving as our 55th reunion treasurer. He served in that office at...
David W. Ewald '48
David Ewald died of cancer at home in Greenwich, Conn., April 19, 2007. Graduating from Tenafly (N.J.) High School in 1944, he joined the Navy V-5 aviation program,...
Donald Graham Ewing '48
Don Ewing, who had been in failing health, died Feb. 27, 2000, at Kennebunkport, Maine, where he and Barbara had moved in 1991 in fulfillment of their lifelong dream....
Howard Feist Jr. '48
Howard died Feb. 24, 2009, of heart complications. Born in Philadelphia, he prepped at Germantown Academy in Pennsylvania and majored in English at Princeton, where he...
George Mallette Ferris Jr. '48
George Ferris died of a heart attack Oct. 20, 2008, at his office. George was a successful investment banker with worldwide interests. His civic activities were numerous...
T. Scott Fillebrown '48
Scott was a lifelong prominent community and church leader in the Nashville, Tenn., area. He died Dec. 26, 2012, in Nashville after an extended illness. He was...
Joseph A. Fischer '48
Joe Fischer died Feb. 18, 2008. He was 85. Joe's father died when Joe was 7, and Joe was admitted to an orphanage, Girard College, in Philadelphia. He graduated in...
Harold James Fitzgeorge '48
Harold died at his Vero Beach, Fla., home June 14, 2007, a day before his 83rd birthday. He had Parkinson's disease. A native of Trenton, Harold was a member of...
Robert Lloyd Flack '48
BOB FLACK died on Sept. 2, 1989, at his home at Liver¬pool, N.Y. His heart just gave out on him.A native of Syracuse, Bob came to us from the Manlius School. He was a...
Brian D. Forrow '48
Brian died peacefully Aug. 4, 2010, after a brief illness. He had chosen all the readings, music, and hymns for his memorial service at St. Barnabas Church...
Francis Pearre Fretwell '48
Frank, a lifelong resident of Moore, S.C., died Oct. 28, 2005.It was in Moore that he established the world-renowned Monfret Kennels and early on bred Ch Colonial Mint...
Robert William Freund '48
Robbie Freund, a longtime New Jersey resident, died of cancer June 14, 1994, in Middletown, N.J. He was 68.He graduated from Atlantic Highlands H.S. and enlisted in the...
Eugene Marcus Friedman '48
Gene died Aug. 30, 2004, of melanoma. He was 80.He graduated from Dover [N.J.] High School at 16. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps and became a captain of a B-24...
Harold J. Geary '48
Harry was born in New York City in 1926. He enlisted in the Marines upon graduation from All Hallows High School in the Bronx in 1944. While at Camp Lejeune, N.C., he...
Herbert E. Gernert Jr. '48
Herb Gernert, a prominent investment manager, died April 16, 2012, after a brief illness. Herb was in the Navy from 1943 to 1946. At Princeton he was in Charter and...
James Bartley Given III '48
Dr. Bart was born in Brooklyn and died June 18, 2013, in Bloomfield, Conn. He was 86. He had lived in West Hartford, Conn., and in New Suffolk, N.Y. Bart came to...
Arnold Goldburg '48 *60
The class and Princeton lost one of its most distinguished scientists in the death of Arnold Goldburg on Jan. 24, 1997.As head of flight sciences at Boeing Scientific...
Walter Davis Goodrich '48
Walt died Aug. 22, 2003, of congestive heart failure. He was 82.He was born in Dendron, Va., near where his ancestors landed in 1627. He grew up in DC and graduated from...
John Fox Graham '48
Jack Graham — an athlete, sportsman, and career insurance executive — died June 20, 2010, from Parkinson’s disease. He was 84. He was a graduate of Loyola High School...
David H. Gray '48
Dave Gray died Christmas Day 2010 of natural causes in Stowe, Vt. He was 83. Dave grew up in New Canaan, Conn., and was a graduate of Deerfield. At Princeton he was a...
Grant Dickson Green III '48
Dick Green died May 22, 1998, at home in Princeton. He had been looking forward to our 50th.Ever a loyal Princetonian and classmate, Dick was a regular at our monthly...
Thomas M. Green III '48
Tom Green died peacefully at his home in Savannah on Nov. 27, 1997, after a battle with an infection following surgery.Tom was born in Baltimore and attended Calvert...
Richard Matthews Griffith '48
Dick Griffith died Oct. 13, 2008, at home in Belvedere, Calif., after a long illness. A native of Los Angeles and a graduate of Thacher School in Ojai, he joined us...
Richard Charles Griggs '48
Princeton native Dick Griggs died July 27, 2009. He graduated from Princeton High School and earned his bachelor’s degree with honors in economics in 1947. His...
Ward Stanley Hagan '48
Ward Hagan, who, although a tad older than most of us, was held in high esteem and great affection by many in our class, died of heart failure at the Medical Center at...
John Allen Hague '48
John Hague, a distinguished scholar and founder and chairman of the American Studies Program at Stetson University in DeLand, Fla., until his retirement in 1992, died...
Harry Hamilton Hall Jr. '48
The class lost a very brave man with the death of Harry "Bud" Hall April 18, 2005. After a lifetime of desperation, all the while struggling for family and personal...
Robert Henry Hall '48
Bob Hall died March 14, 2004.He was a graduate of Hackensack High School and attended Drew University for three terms before transferring to Princeton in the Navy V-12...
Eugene Orr Harbeck Jr. '48
EUGENE HARBECK died at his home in Grand Haven, Mich., on May 5, 1992.Moose, as he was known to us way back when, was born in Grand Haven and lived his entire life...
James Edward Hardy '48
Jim died Feb. 7, 2001, at his home. He was 74. A native of Louisville, he spent his entire life in the lovely Kentucky city.Jim's entire business life was spent with...
Eugene Miller Haring '48
Gene Haring served our class over the past 61 years in ways quite visible as well as behind the scenes. His concern and loyalty knew no bounds. He was our vice president...
David Montgomery Hart '48
Dave Hart, a noted anthropologist and expert on the tribes of the Rif Highlands of Morocco, died on May 22, 2001, after a lengthy battle with liver cancer. He resided in...
Richard Roberts Harwood Jr. '48
Dick Harwood died of cancer Dec. 27, 2008, at his Baltimore home. He was 87. He joined us from Baltimore City College (a high school) in November 1944 and graduated...
Edwin Anthony Heard Jr. '48
With the death of Tony Heard Dec. 28, 2007, the class has lost a stalwart and a tower of strength. He was a man of quiet grace. A native New Yorker, he came to us from...
Robert Karl Heimann '48
BOB HEIMANN died on Feb. 18 at the age of 71. He was a bit older than most of us. This was an advantage in that he donned the mask of an elder statesman in his role as...
George W. Helme III '48
George died after a long illness at Greenwich Hospital on June 29, 2002. He lived in Greenwich, Conn., was a former summer resident of Shelter Island Heights, N.Y., and...
Charles E. Heming '48
Charlie Heming died at home June 6, 2003, of complications from pneumonia. He had a dodgy heart ever since a heart attack at 50. At that time he gave up golf and began...
Campbell Henderson '48
Campbell died March 12, 2012, at his home in Las Vegas, surrounded by his devoted family and at peace. Cam came to us by way of the Chateaugay (N.Y.) High School and a ...
Victor H. Hexter II '48
HEXTER, a builder and developer and member of a pioneer Dallas family, died Jan. 27, 1992.Vic attended Andover Preparatory Academy and served during WWII in the U. S....
James Delany Higgins '48
Jim Higgins, a resident of White Plains, N.Y., died of cancer Oct. 14, 1997.Jim, who was often called Pinkey, and sometimes referred to himself as Seamus (to honor his...
George Watts Hill Jr. '48
Watts Hill died Mar. 15, 2002, while working in the garden of his Chapel Hill home. He was putting the fine points on the most prominent garden of the April Chapel Hill...
Otis A. Hintz '48
The class has lost a wonderfully loyal member with the death of Bud Hintz on Oct. 22, 1995, at Overbrook Hospital in Summit, N.J. He was a regular at class functions and...
Joseph R. Hixson Jr. '48
Joe died of pancreatic cancer Mar. 28, 1995. He was 68. For the last decade he had been living in Boston freelancing as a medical science writer and serving as...
Robert Daniel Hodes '48
Bob Hodes, a stalwart of our class, died Dec. 18, 2006. He came to us by way of Poly Prep in Brooklyn. Bob graduated with high honors in SPIA, was a member of...
Carl L. Hokenson Jr. '48
Carl had a distinguished career in the Navy, retiring as a commander. He died March 3, 2012, in Hawaii, where he and his late wife, Suni, had moved in 1970. He was...
Thomas R. Holland '48
Tom Holland was born Oct. 22, 1926, in Morristown, N.J., and spent most of his long and distinguished medical career in his hometown. (Among his classmates, either at...
Nelson David Holmquist '48
Nelson Holmquist, emeritus professor of pathology at Louisiana State U. school of medicine, died on May 20 of pancreatic cancer. He was 75.A native of Bristol, Conn., he...
John E. Holt '48
John Holt died May 13, 1996.Known as "Jerry," he was a Pittsburgh native and a graduate of Kiski. After freshman year, he served in the Navy and graduated in 1949 with...
William Willett Holzwarth '48
Bill died at his home in Hawaii, on Nov. 14, 2002, of cancer. He and June had enjoyed our Napa Valley mini-reunion the previous spring. They had homes in both Walnut...
Morrison Stoddard Horton '48
Harry Horton died on Feb. 6. He was a resident of San Diego at the time of his death.A native of Orange, N.J., he graduated from Choate. At Princeton he was in Cottage...
Karl M. Houser Jr. '48
KARL HOUSER died May 15, 1993, after a long struggle with emphysema.Karl came to us by way of Haverford School, Episcopal Academy (in Merion, Penn.) and the V. 12...
Benjamin Franklin Houston '48
Ben Houston, who died March 9, 2007, found his life's work in the wonderful world of university presses. Ben always maintained he was "putting knowledge to work (i.e.,...
John C. Howatt '48
John died April 12, 2004, with his sons and daughters by his side.A native of Detroit who grew up in Tenafly, N.J., John graduated from Blair and joined the Naval...
Francis John Hubert '48
Francis Hubert died Feb. 28, 1999, of prostate cancer. He was 77.He came to Princeton from Olney H.S. and the Navy in the South Pacific. At Princeton, he married Elda,...
Klaus Wilhelm Hueper '48
The class lost a sprightly member with the death of Klaus on Oct. 15, 2002. He had pulmonary fibrosis. He had retired early from Fannie Mae following several heart...
Henry Clay Hunt Jr. '48
Hank Hunt died Dec. 24, 2007. He was forever involved in the well- being of the class — very active with Annual Giving as well as our Movers and Shakers (aka executive...
Converse P. Hunter '48
Conny Hunter arrived in our midst from California via Berkeley High School. He came full of fun with his bugle at the ready for Palmer Stadium duty. He was even known...
George Nicholas Ifft III '48
Nick died May 13, 2003, at home. He was a well-known civic leader and philanthropist in Idaho as well as owner of the Idaho State Journal. In addition to the Journal,...
Charles L. Jaffin '48
Charlie Jaffin was a stalwart of our class. He was always there for us, no matter the issue or circumstances. His lawyerly skills kept us out of trouble, and he led us...
John Alfred Johnson '48
John Johnson died Nov. 22, 1996. He joined us from Choate, was a member of Court Club, and graduated in economics in June 1948. He served in the Navy from 1944-46.John's...
Walter Harold Johnson Jr. '48
Walt Johnson died Jan. 2, 2010, at home in hospice care. He had been in failing health for some time. Walt had four terms in V-12 at Drew University prior to joining us...
Reginald Lamont Jones Jr. '48
Reg Jones, a resident of Darien, Conn., since 1980, died Sept. 24, 2009. In his later years he was a highly respected public servant in Darien and for the state of...
William Aloysius Dwyer Jr. '48
Bill Dwyer died Feb. 29, 2008. He was born in Paterson, N.J., in 1927. He attended Newark Academy before Princeton, where he was a premed major in the Navy V-12...
Bertram Victor Karpf '48
Bert died Apr. 13, 2001. A native of Chicago and graduate of John Marshall High School, he was with us for only a year. He transferred to the U. of Illinois for a degree...
Stuart L. Keill '48
A native of Binghamton, N.Y., and gifted psychiatrist, Stuart died March 25, 2012. He was graduate of Ovid Central, small rural high school. Of his first year...
William Cameron Kelley '48
WITH GREAT SORROW, we record the death of Bill Kelley Oct. 5, 1993, while undergoing heart bypass surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Bill was born Dec. 1, 1921,...
Richard Spencer Knapp '48
A native of Washington, DC, and graduate of its Woodrow Wilson H.S., Dick entered Princeton and graduated in 1947 with honors in SPIA. He played baseball and lacrosse...
Albert Ray Knotts Jr. '48
Al Knotts died of leukemia on June 28, 1999, at his Blackstone, Va., home, three and a half miles from the Nottoway County house where he was born. He was 73.Al was a...
Karl William Kolbe '48
The class was very fortunate, even blessed, to have had Bill Kolbe at its center. It was not just what Bill did for the class and for Princeton; it was more the aura...
Bowie Kent Kuhn '48
Bowie grew up in Washington, D.C., tending to the Washington Senators scoreboard at Griffith Stadium for $1 a day. He was a great baseball fan all his life and never...
Stephen Guild Kurtz '48
Steve Kurtz, principal emeritus of Phillips Exeter Academy, died Jan. 24, 2008, of pancreatic cancer. He will be remembered at Exeter for the faithfulness and the...
Walter Jones Laird Jr. '48
Walt died on Mar. 15. He served on many boards including those of Tower Hill School, St. Andrew's School, Delaware Trust Co., and the Catholic Diocese of Delaware. He...
Thomas William Langfitt '48
Princeton, the worlds of medicine, philanthropy, and banking, and the Class of '48 are all the lesser with the death of Tom Langfitt on Aug. 7, 2005.Tom did it all. He...
David Marsden Laning '48
David Laning died May 10, 1998, in Hyannis, Mass., after a long battle with emphysema. David and Nancy, whom he married in 1950, were longtime residents of Harwich...
Richard Charles Larson '48 *49
Dick died Dec. 13, 2005, in Charlottesville, Va. He was 80.A native of Brooklyn and graduate of Brooklyn Prep, Dick joined us in 1945 after a year in the Army. He...
Lowell Stotts Lashbrook '48 *54
Lowell died July 17, 2004, in Lawrence, Kan. He was 77.Lowell grew up in Washington, D.C., and graduated from Western High School. At Princeton he belonged to Court...
George Richard Lathan '48
George Lathan died Sept. 22, 1999. He was 76. A longtime resident of Charleston, S.C., George's early years were in Walton, N.Y., where he graduated from the local high...
Edward J. Lavino II '48
A Philadelphia native, Ed was born April 26, 1926, and died July 21, 2013, at home in Jupiter Island, Fla. He was 87. He graduated from Lawrenceville and was in the...
Christian D. Lebey '48
“David,” as he wished to be called in his native Atlanta, died April 16, 2011. He was a graduate of McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tenn. At Princeton he dined at...
Mark Levin '48
After a long battle with cancer, Mark died Aug. 16, 2012, in Pittsburgh. He was 85. He was born in Washington, D.C., grew up in New York City, and graduated from the...
Seymour Barton Levinson '48
Buddy, as he was known to his family, died May 29, 2005. He was 78 and a lifelong Norfolk, Va., resident.Buddy was involved with crew and fencing at Princeton. As his...
Robert Maurice Lichenstein '48
BOB LiCHENSTEIN died Sept, 7, 1991. He was 64.Bob came to Princeton in July 1944 by way of New York Military Academy and with experience as an undersized, ferocious,...
Irwin Chester Lieb '48
CHET LIEB died in Pasadena on May 23, 1992, after a long illness but just before his magnum Opus, PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE: A PHILOSOPHICAL STUDY OF TIME, was...
Francis J. Locke '48
Ed Locke, native of Bayonne, N.J., and graduate of its high school, had life of music. He majored in music at Princeton, where he played in the band and orchestra...
James David Loebl '48
Jim died of cancer at his Ojai, Calif., home Oct. 19, 2003.Jim loved Princeton and the Class of '48. His wife of 43 years, Dottie, is the daughter of Steven Hirsch '17....
William G. Lorenz '48
Bill, a Presbyterian minister and Princeton alumnus like his dad (Class of 1917), died Nov. 13, 2013, at home in St. Louis. He was 87. Bill was an energetic,...
Stanley L. Lovett '48
Stan Lovett died at his home in Boston, Va., on Nov. 29, 2001. He was 80.Stan was a native of Salem, N.J., and a graduate of Pleasantville HS. He served with distinction...
Alfred H. Lowe Jr. '48
Al died Sept. 29, 2012, at 86, at home in Niskayuna, N.Y., after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was born in Paterson, N.J., and grew up on family farms in...
Antonio Alfredo Luccarelli '48
Tony, a native of Avellino, Italy, died on June 9, 2001, of heart failure. He was 79.Tony came to NYC in 1936 and moved in with his sister in Princeton, graduating from...
Thomas M. Mabon Jr. '48
Tim Mabon died Aug. 9, 2013, in Kennebunk, Maine, his longtime maternal family’s homestead, where, since his retirement in 1982, he had been an active churchman,...
Donald L. Maggin '48
Don died Aug. 31, 2012, after a brief battle with stomach cancer. He was 85. A lifelong New Yorker, he came to us from Horace Mann School, entering in the summer...
Raymond Malinowski '48
RAY MALINOWSKI died Nov. 13, 1992, following a long battle with multiple sclerosis.Ray worked for Mobil Oil for 34 years. His work took him to many exotic and...
James Ellis Mayer '48
WE LOST Jim this spring in a tragic swimming accident off the remote Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. Jim graduated from Exeter, Princeton, and Yale law. He was a political...
John R. Mccune '48
JOHN R. MCCUNF V DIED unexpectedly Aug. 12, 1993, at his vacation home in Santa Fe.A native of Pittsburgh, John had been a distinguished figure in Oklahoma City for over...
Chester Ralph Mcfarland '48
Chet died Aug. 22, 2003, in Fort Myers, Fla., where he had lived since retiring in 1983. He was 78. His wife, Ruth, predeceased him in November 1992.A native of...
James Greeley Mcgowin II '48
The class is saddened to record the death of Greeley McGowin on Feb. 18, after a brief illness at his home in Chapman, Ala. He and Ninette also had a residence in...
David J. McGrath '48
David died Sept. 26, 2013, at his winter home in Palm City, Fla. He was 86. His 39-year career at McGraw-Hill included 15 years as publisher of the Engineering News...
Ralph Dyer Mckee Jr. '48
Ralph "Mac" McKee died of heart failure June 27, 1999, at his weekend retreat in the woodlands north of Pittsburgh.He graduated from Bellevue H.S., and after earning his...
Robert Emmet Mckeever '48
Bob McKeever died Feb. 5, 1997, in NYC.He was a graduate of Pingry and cum laude in politics from Princeton. He was a member of Quadrangle and editor-in-chief of the...
John Coddington Mcmurray '48 *52
Death came to John Oct. 3, 2004.At Princeton, following graduation from Lawrenceville, John was in Campus Club, vice president of the Pistol Club, and on the class...
John Caldwell Meeker '48
Loyal Princetonian and enthusiastic class member, John Meeker, died at his Winnetka, Ill., home Sept. 4, 1999. He was 73.A native of Pittsburgh, John joined us from...
Louis Dejonge Methfessel '48
The class has lost a constant and stalwart tower of strength and goodness with the death of Lou Methfessel on Jan. 1, 2001. From our undergraduate days to the day of his...
Robert Albert Meyer '48
Bob Meyer, also known as Whitey, was president of our class from 1993 to 1998 and was a major shaper of our classic 50th reunion. Whitey was solidly orange and black in...
Thomas H. Middleton Jr. '48
With the death of Tom Middleton Sept. 20, 2010, we have lost an original. Tom had a different drummer to march to in his careers as screen and television actor,...
Raymond Miller '48
Ray died in Murietta, Calif., July 27, 2013, of complications from Parkinson’s disease. He was 86. Ray was born in Kansas City, Mo. At Princeton he was in the V-12...
Martin Humphrey Moynihan '48
Martin Moynihan, an authority on animal behavior who built the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama into a world-class scientific center, died Dec. 3, 1996,...
Charles Robert Nielsen '48
Bob Nielsen died Mar. 2, 2000, at Hartsville, S.C., to which he and Ruth had retired in 1994.Widely known as "Father Bob," Bob's career was as a parish priest of the...
Warren W. Nissley Jr. '48
Warren Nissley, known to his friends as Niss, died Oct. 29, 1995, after a long battle with cancer.Niss's long professional career took something of a back seat to his...
Alfred Gregory Nowakoski Jr. '48
Some called him Greg, others called him Moose, but all agreed he brought much more than his Australian hat and flag to the P-rade and class gatherings. He could evoke...
Donald James O'Hare '48
Don O’Hare died peacefully July 25, 2007, in the presence of his loving family. He would have been 81 on July 28. Don graduated from Kingswood School in West Hartford,...
James F. O'Neill '48
Jim O’Neill was an ophthalmologist who practiced for 30 years in St. Petersburg, Fla. He died June 11, 2013, at age 86. He was born in Savannah, Ga., graduated from...
Charles D. Oconnor '48
Charles O'Connor died July 25, 1995. He was a resident of Darien, Conn.Chuck spent his professional career in the petroleum industry. He was employed by Standard Oil Co....
John S. Osterstock Jr. '48
JOHN OSTERSTOCK DIED Jan. 11, 1994. He prepared at Taft School. At Princeton, he was member of Tiger and majored in psychology. He was navy veteran, serving in 1945...
Carmelo Anthony Parlato '48
A lifelong Buffalo resident, Carm Parlato died on Apr. 25.Carm was a product of Canisius H.S. and the Navy V-12 program. He was in Key and Seal and played in the band....
John Raymond Pearson '48
Jack Pearson died on Aug. 28, 1999, in Morristown, N.J., after a long illness. He had conquered three unrelated cancers and was designated "miracle man" by his doctors....
Robert Edward Pearson '48
Bob Pearson's death on Dec. 9, 1996, has left the class much the poorer. His knowledge of the early days of Princeton, the College of New Jersey, and the area was...
Charles Donald Peet Jr. '48 *56
Don Peet died Feb. 12, 1998, after a two-year battle with cancer. His entire professorial career was with the English department of Indiana U. He taught courses on...
John A. Pell '48
John died Dec. 10, 2012, in Princeton. He was 86. John’s career as a senior executive in international commercial and merchant banking took him from York and...
Angus Eugene Peyton '48
Angus Peyton died Dec. 18, 2008. His death deprives us of an extraordinary man. He was not only an attorney and dedicated civic leader and businessman but also a...
James Carrington Pitney '48
Jim Pitney, president of the Class of 1948 from 1978 to 1983, fell while working on his boat in Maine, never regained consciousness, and died Aug. 27, 2006. It was the...
William Armstrong Pogue '48
Bill Pogue died Dec. 26, 1996, after an extended battle with pneumonia.Bill was raised in Cincinnati, where his family had founded H & S Pogue Co., the department store....
Fred C. Poppe '48
Fred Poppe died June 17, 1996. He was an enthusiastic Princetonian and loyal member of '48. His greatest love was his family. Tennis, fishing, and boating were his...
John F. Pribonic '48
JOHN PRIBONIC died of a heart attack May 17, 1990 in Dayton, Ohio, his home for the past 42 years.John was born in Akron, Ohio, Feb. 25, 1924, and attended Buchtel High...
Charles Henry Pritchard '48
Charlie Pritchard grew up in Chatham, N.J., where he graduated from Chatham High School. He joined us by way of the Marine Corps, which sent him to OCS at Princeton. ...
Nicholas John Rainone '48
Nick Rainone, a nearly 60-year resident of Clifton, N.J,. died Nov. 20, 2009. He was 86. Nick was a graduate of Central High School in Scranton, Pa., and served in the...
Alfred Raleigh '48
Alfred Raleigh died at his home in Strafford, Pa., on Dec. 13, 1997. He was 71.Alf was born in Baltimore and followed the great tradition of so many Baltimoreans:...
John S. Ralston '48
JACK RALSTON died Jan. 30,1991. Born in Brooklyn, Jack came to us by way of the U.S. Navy,A premature explosion while training for an underwater demolitions team, known...
Richard Harding Randall Jr. '48
We lost a distinguished scholar, an able museum administrator, and a blithe spirit in the July 3, 1997, death of Dick Randall.A native Baltimorean, Dick prepared at...
Wilson Kennedy Ray Jr. '48
Wils Ray died Oct. 14, 2000, at Kennebunkport after a brief illness.A native of Pittsburgh, he graduated from Shady Side Academy. Following service in the Navy from...
David Whiting Raymond '48
Dave died Aug. 10, 2004.A native of Detroit and graduate of Cranbrook School, Dave joined us in June 1944 and graduated four years later with an AB in economics. He was...
Charles Howard Reeves '48
Howie Reeves died Jan. 21, 2008, in Naples, Fla., where he and Shirlee were winter residents. Known as “Charlie” in recent years — especially in...
David K. Reeves '48
Our doughty class secretary suffered a debilitating stroke in early September and died Nov. 23, 2012, in Princeton, his home since 1945. He was 86. David was a native...
Charles Angelo Reichold '48
Charlie Reichold died Oct. 12, 1998, at the Berkeley Heights Convalescent Center. He was a resident of New Providence, N.J., at the time of his death.A native of St....
Robert N. Rich '48
Bob died Nov. 17, 2012, at home in Shippan Point, Conn., after a brief illness. He was 84. A Stamford, Conn., native, he was senior class president at Stamford High...
Fred John Ritzer '48
Fred died Aug. 8, 2005. He was 83.He and his wife, Velia, resided in Cape Coral, Fla. They were married in 1987. Fred's first wife, Lois Ann, mother of their daughter,...
James P. Roberts '48
JIM ROBERTS died Mar. 10, 1992, at his home in Haverford, Penn.Jim came to us by way of Haverford School and a stint in the Navy with the 115th Seabee Battalion in the...
William Dill Rogers '48
Bill Rogers cut a wide swath in diplomatic and legal circles. He was an avid fox hunter, a theater buff, and an all-around good guy with a splendid gift for friendship....
David Woodruff Romig '48
With the death of David Oct. 11, 2002, after a long battle with prostate cancer, the class lost a distinguished dominie. From undergraduate days through 50 years of...
Charles W. Rosen '48 *51
Charles died of cancer Dec. 9, 2012, in New York, his hometown. He was 85. Charles was a world-renowned classical pianist, as well as a prolific scholar, author, and...
Donald Rosenthal '48
A Princeton native, Don died May 19, 2006. Don's father and uncle owned the Princeton Clothing Co. at 17 1/2 Witherspoon St. and his parents' apartment was above the...
Oscar S. Rothaus '48 *58
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Albert Falcon Rothwell '48
Al Rothwell died Nov. 6, 1996, after a long battle with cancer. Typically, he issued a message of gratitude and love to family and friends prior to his death. His wife,...
David Hamilton Rowan '48
David Rowan died of cancer June 8, 2005, in Roxbury, Conn.He was a member of the U.S. National Ski Hall of Fame and recipient of the International Skiing History...
James W. Russell '48
James Russell, a self-described “kindly country doctor,” died April 21, 2012, at home in Boulder, Colo., of complications of Parkinson’s disease. A graduate of...
Arthur V. Savage '48
Art died Dec. 26, 2012. He was born in New York City, and grew up in Morristown, N.J. Art and Harriet (“Hat”) lived all their married life in Pelham, N.Y. Art practiced...
Louis Schelling '48
Engaging, explorative, philosophical Lou, of Winchester, Mass., died of prostate cancer Dec. 27, 2005. He was 78.He came to Princeton in 1946 from Blair Academy, which...
Gerhard Schmeisser '48
Marylander Dr. Gerry, a distinguished orthopedist, was one of six members of ’48 who graduated together in 1953 from Johns Hopkins Medical School. He came to...
Stanton Segal '48
Stanton died April 16, 2007. He was a distinguished member of the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania for 41 years. He established...
James Shand '48
Jim Shand was elected captain of the swimming team as a sophomore and went on to be national intercollegiate backstroke champion. The medley relay team set a U.S....
Robert Poindexter Sharkey '48
Bob Sharkey, retired George Washington U. economic history professor and history department chairman, died of cardiac arrest Sept. 19, 1998, at his home in Washington,...
David Burns Siebert '48
David Siebert, a well-known general surgeon in Manasquan, N.J., died June 10, 2008, of congestive heart failure. David, a graduate of Metuchen (N.J.) High School,...
Warren Hathaway Simmons Jr. '48
Sim’s pride and joy was the Class of 1948. He led it (as president from 1988 to 1993), goaded it (AG, reunions, trips, activities), and loved it dearly. The Class of...
Harold Lee Simons '48
Harold Simons died Mar. 3, 1999, after a two-year battle with cancer.Harold came to Princeton in June 1944 with the Andover contingent. With time out for naval duty, he...
Leland Stuart Smith '48
Stu died Nov. 10, 2004, in Louisville, Ky.Born in Honolulu, he was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, D.C. After serving as an infantry rifleman in...
Robert V. Spayd '48
Bob Spayd died March 22, 2011. At Princeton he played football and basketball in 1944 and 1945 prior to two years in the Navy. On his return he joined Cap and Gown, was...
Richard Henry Spencer '48
Dick Spencer, a distinguished Kansas City, Mo., lawyer, died at home Sept. 9, 2008. Dick was equally distinguished for his loyalty to Princeton and to the Class of...
David Affleck Spoehr '48
Dave died Aug. 23, 2004, in Fort Myers, Fla., of complications from diabetes.His entire professional life of 35 years was with the large fastener manufacturer Russell,...
Anthony John Sposato '48
Anthony John Sposato '48 Tony Sposato was with us for only two years. He came to us by way of Davis High School in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and left to follow his interest...
James Rich Steers Jr. '48
Dick Steers was the most thoughtful and caring of classmates. He knew just about everyone in the class and extracted dollars even-handedly from and less...
Donald Justus Sterling Jr. '48
Former class secy. Don Sterling died on Mar. 27 of pancreatic cancer. He was the former editor of the Oregon Journal, renowned for his dedication to journalism and...
Bruce C. Sterne '48
We have learned from Bruce’s daughter, Pamela Bellamy, that he died Sept. 4, 2013, in Todi (Umbria), Italy, at the age of 87. He graduated from Princeton with a...
John Westcott Stewart '48
Jack Stewart died June 20, 2007, at his Charlottesville, Va., home. He was a local Princeton boy who spent his prep school days at Lawrenceville and lived at home for...
Bart Albert Stoner Jr. '48
Bart Stoner died peacefully Jan. 13, 2007, at his New Hope, Pa., home. Always loyal to and active in University and class initiatives, he was our vice president twice...
Thomas Walter Stuart '48
Tom Stuart, who spent his entire life in the Villanova/Haverford area of Pennsylvania, died June 2, 2009. For the final 59 years he found his bride, Joan, “a great...
Lee Thompson Stull '48
Lee Stull died Apr. 20, 1997. He was 73.A native of St. Davids, Pa., Lee was a graduate of Mt. Hermon Academy and was in the Army Air Force from 1942-45. He graduated in...
A. Herman Stump '48
Herman Stump, a principal in a family insurance company who was widely known as an active churchman and volunteer, died May 12, 2013, of complications from a fall and...
Edwin Suib '48
Ed Suib loved his time at Princeton, where he was active in WPRU, the Model Senate, and Court Club. He graduated with an A.B. in psychology. His loyalty to and...
Paul Gaither Sullivan '48
Paul Sullivan died Feb. 4, 2009, in Vero Beach, Fla. He was 82. He was a graduate of Scarsdale (N.Y.) High School and served in the Navy from 1944 to 1946. At...
Roger H. Sullivan '48
Roger Sullivan died July 9, 2012, at home in McLean, Va. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Luke Catholic Church in McLean. Rog was a graduate of...
Harold Amerman Sutphen Jr. '48
Following service in the Army from 1944 to 1946, Harold joined our class in February 1947. Prior to that he graduated from Exeter. At Princeton he was member of Dial...
Herbert William Talbot Jr. '48
Bill died July 15, 2002, at Brick (NJ) Hospital. He was born and grew up in Englewood, N.J., and was a resident of Bay Head, N.J., at the time of his death.He entered...
Edward Ogden Tanner '48
Og died Dec. 7, 2003, at age 77.Og not only served as secretary of '48 for the 1958-63 term, but also crafted a career as a writer and editor. He spent 22 years with...
James R. Ten Broeck '48
Jim, a born and inspired teacher, died June 16, 2011. He came to us by way of Woodberry Forest School. He dined at Cottage while coming under the spell of Gordon Craig,...
Paul Thompson II '48
PAUL THOMPSON died on Oct. 10, 1989, of heart failure after a long illness. He lived in Berwyn, Penn.Paul came to us from Philadelphia's Main Line by way of St. Mark's...
John Van Tol '48
John (also called “Van”) was with us only from November 1945 to June 1947. He was a member of Prospect and active in NROTC, and he graduated with a degree in naval...
Gerald Samuel Tompkins Jr. '48
Jerry died Nov. 15, 2003, in Greenville, S.C., where he had lived since 1947. His entire business career was spent with J. P. Stevens. He was plant manager of several...
Hugh Bayard Urban '48
Hugh, professor emeritus of human development and psychology at Penn State, died on Oct. 3, 2001, in State College, Pa. He was 75.Hugh served in the Army during the...
Frederick H. Valilsing Jr. '48
FRED PASSED AWAY in early Aug. 1991, in McAllen, Tex., after a brief illness. He had lived in Texas since the mid 1970' s residing in Allentown, N.J., for many...
Robert G. Vanderbilt '48
Bob Vanderbilt joined us by way of Garden City (N.Y.) High School. He was a lifelong denizen of Garden City and died of emphysema there Sept. 17, 2010. At Princeton, Bob...
Edward Jones Wannamaker '48
Toppy died at his Charlotte, N.C., home Jan. 7, 2004.He joined us by way of Woodbury Forest School in Virginia. At Princeton our speedy halfback was captain of the...
Leon J. Weil '48
Lee Weil died Oct. 4, 2011, from complications after a heart attack. He was predeceased by six months by Mabel, his wife of 59 years. Lee was a proud graduate of...
Bradford Wells '48
Brad Wells died July 27, 2007. A native of Cleveland, he joined us by way of Western Reserve Academy. A member of Prospect and the Glee Club, he graduated from...
Allan Windsor Wendt '48
Allan Wendt died June 28, 2009, in Columbia, S.C., where he and Mary, his wife of 58 years, had moved in 1953. Allan prepared for college at Forest Hills (N.Y.) High...
Henry Walton Wessells III '48
Henry Wessells was a man of wide-ranging interests and expertise. Professionally he was well known in the United States and European automotive industry in the...
William Raymond Whelan '48
A native of Newton, Mass., Willie died Feb. 26, 2008, in Colorado. He was 84 and had lived for many years in Boulder. Willie's early years were anything but...
Jonathan Frank Whetzel '48
Jonathan died on June 9, 2002, in Seattle, Wash., his dearly loved adoptive homeland. His great legacy was in shepherding landmark environmental legislation through the...
Thomas Shoemaker White Jr. '48
A stalwart of our class, Tom White died Dec. 16, 2005.Tom joined us by way of Peekskill (N.Y.) Military Academy in 1944 and graduated in 1949 in psychology. He was in...
James F. Whitehill '48
JIM WHITEHILL died suddenly June 6, 1992, at his home in Dallas, Tex., just a week before his 66th birthday. He had an aortic valve replacement two years previously.Jim...
Richard Hartman Whiteside '48
Dick died Nov. 16, 2000. He was principal and owner of Hartman Marketing and Construction of Fairfield, Conn., and former vice president of Fletcher-Thompson, architects...
Jess Roffe Wike II '48
Jess Wike died on Sept. 10, 2001, at his home in Berwyn, Pa., of liver cancer. After earning an MA and PhD from Penn, and teaching at the Wharton School from 1955-62,...
Robert Nathan Wilentz '48
Bob Wilentz, retired chief justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, died July 23, 1996. Bob was to have retired in Feb. 1997, but disabling cancer persuaded him to step...
William Lawrence Williams '48
Bill Williams died March 1, 2010. He came to us by way of North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, Ill. At Princeton he was in Charter and graduated with honors in...
John H. Williams Jr. '48
Beau, a lifelong Baltimorean, died of cancer there Sept. 27, 2013. He was 86. Though he had entered Princeton in 1944, Beau did not return for a degree after his Navy...
Arthur Jewel Wilson Jr. '48
Chicago native "Pete" Wilson was not active in class affairs but had great loyalty to Princeton over the years. He did return for our 50th reunion. Pete first attended...
Peter Winants '48
Peter did it all — the quintessential sportsman. He did everything from being field master of the Bath County (Va.) Hounds, to editor of The Chronicle of the Horse...
Robert Wilson Wolcott Jr. '48
Bob joined our class from Hotchkiss, dined at Cottage, pitched varsity baseball, and died Jan. 26, 2005.Bob lived an eventful life and will be sorely missed by his many...
Alan I. Wolpert '48
Alan I. Wolpert of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., died Apr. 30, 1998, at his home after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Alan was a chemical engineer and served in the...
Paul E. Wright '48
Paul died Dec. 6, 2012, at home in Goshen, N.Y. He was 84. He had a lifelong career in music, starting with his Princeton degree in 1948. On campus he was in the Chapel...
Marion S. Wyeth Jr. '48
Note: The following is an expanded version of a memorial published in the Feb. 8, 2012, issue of PAW. Buz Wyeth legendary editor at HarperCollins Publishers, who edited...
Henry Estile Yerkes III '48
Harry Yerkes died peacefully at home May 15, 2010. He was 83. A graduate of St. Benedict’s School in Newark, N.J., Harry served from 1944 to 1946 as a...
Richard Edward Young '48
Dick Young died Aug. 3, 2006, at his home after a long illness. He had cancer of the larynx that was first diagonsed in the 1990s. Dick joined us by way of the...
George Albert Zabriskie '48
George died from Parkinson's disease July 4, 2005. He spent the last days of his life in Pittsburgh to be close to his daughter, Tavia LaFollette, who profiled his life...
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