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Memorials by Class: 1927
Cornelius Rea Agnew Jr. '27
Rea died on Sept. 25, 1989, and was honored by a memorial service at Round Hill Community Church in Greenwich, Conn., the hometown he loved.Although he starred in...
John W. Aitken '27
JOHN "JACK" AITKEN DIED Oct. 22, 1993. Jack came to us from St. Paul's School. He captained our freshman crew, rowed varsity crew, and played freshman hockey. He was...
William Van B. Alstyne Jr. '27
William B. "Bill" Van Alstyne Jr. died Dec. 15, 1997, in a nursing home in Walpole, Mass. He had lived for many years in Cornwall Bridge, Conn.He prepared at Hotchkiss,...
Henry P. Andrews '27
Henry P. "Chips" "Piper" Andrews died July 18, 1997, at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati of congestive heart failure.Chips came to us from Gilman along with many other...
Mark Edwin Andrews '27
ED'S DEATH on Aug. 22, 1992, closed one of the busiest and most influential careers in the Class of 1927 and in Houston. For many years it included following his...
Henry P. Andrews '27
PIPER DIED Jan. 16, 1991, after many years of residence in Cincinnati. He retired in 1973, as a V.P., after serving since 1946, from the investment counseling firm of...
William H. Avery '27
WILLIAM H. "BILL" AVERY died Dec. 12, 1992, at his home, in Winnetka, Ill., after a long illness. He came to Princeton from University H.S., Chicago, competed on the...
Theodore G. Bachran Jr. '27
TED, OUR able class treasurer, died July 16, 1993, in Holy Redeemer Hospital outside of Philadelphia, of complications following a series of strokes and heart bypass...
Robert W. Ballantine '27
Robert W. Ballantine died Sept. 17, 1995, in Tucson, Ariz., after a long illness.Bob came to us from St. George's School, Newport, R.I., where your Secretary roomed next...
William R. E. Ballard '27
BILL BALLARD, aged 88, died in London, Sept. 24, 1993, of a stroke following hip surgery.Big, blonde Bill came to Princeton from Kent School and won varsity letters for...
Francis Sydney Bancroft Jr. '27
Syd died on Sept. 25, 1989, at his retirement home, Cokesbury Village, in Hockessin, Del., after having worked for 58 years as a priest of the Episcopal Church. Four...
Andrew W. Barr '27
Andrew W. Barr, our class vice-president, died Aug. 14, 1997, in Grosse Pointe, Mich., after a long illness.The son of Alfred H. Barr 1889, Andy came to us from Kiski....
William L. Beale Jr. '27
Bill died in Bethesda, Md., Oct. 27, 2002; he was 97. A native of DC, he prepared for Princeton at Western High and Devitt Preparatory. At Princeton he won general...
Melville H. Bearns Jr. '27
WE HAVE just received word of Buss's death Apr. 20, 1992, of heart failure his farm in Warrenton, Va.Buss left Princeton in Feb. 1925 to study history for two years...
Hugo Langdon Bell '27
BY A LETTER from his son Dale '60, we learned that Hugo died May 13, 1992, on his 86th birthday. Knowing him as they did, his classmates will not be surprised to be told...
Joel Jenkins Berrall '27
Joe Berrall died on Mar. 17, 1991.Joe was born in Montclair, N.J., and came to Princeton from Western H.S. in Washington, DC, where he was a member of the cadet corps,...
Loeser M. Boskey '27
LOESER DIED on Feb. 13, 1990, in Hollywood, Fla., his vacation and retirement home. He remained in business long after most of us had retired. He loved being chairman of...
Harry S. Brandman '27
Harry died in his sleep on May 30 at his home in St. Augustine, Fla. After graduation, he intended to follow his father, who was president of the Emerson Shoe...
Burtis B. Breese '27
Burtis Breese died May 11, 1998. He was born in Rochester, N.Y., and was a lifelong resident. He came to us from Hughes H.S. Burr was a member of the freshman track...
William Lewis Brewster '27
BILL BREWSIER died Aug. 6, 1993, in a Portland, Oreg., care center, at the age of 88.A lifelong resident of Portland, Bill came to Princeton from Thacher School and Reed...
Ernest J. Brown '27
Browny died of congestive heart failure on Dec. 31, 2001, in Houston.Having prepared at Lawrenceville, Browny came to Princeton from Lake Providence, La., and graduated...
Addison Brown '27
Addison Brown died Nov. 30, 1997, in Naples, Fla.He graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy. At Princeton, he was a member of Charter Club. He was the former...
Joseph Bryan '27
THE CLASS lost one of its most distinguished members and its most unique personality when Joe Bryan died Apr. 3, 1993, of liver cancer at his home in Richmond, Va.Born...
Robert Carter Burns '27
Carter Burns died of pneumonia Mar. 31, 1997, at the Fernwood Nursing Home in Bethesda, Md.At Princeton he was assistant managing editor of the Princetonian and a member...
Nelson R. Burr '27
Dr, Nelson R. "Nellie" Burr, our class historian, died Jan. 10, 1994, in West Hartford, Conn. He came to us from Hartford H.S., won Phi Beta Kappa in history, and was...
Henry J. Butler '27
"HANK" DIED Feb. 23, 1991, after a stroke, at the Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. For many years he was president of Butler, Kohaus, Inc., maker of electric lighting...
Theron H. Butterworth '27
Theron H. Butterworth died in his sleep in Hershey, Pa., July 27, 1996.Butts came to us from Montclair Academy and Princeton Tutoring School. At Princeton he was a...
B. Hobart F. Cale '27
B. F. HOBART CALE died Apr. 3, 1993, at his home in Lenox, Mass., at the age of 88."Hogie" was born in Springfield, Mo., in 1904, and came to Princeton, in 1923, from...
George Carlaftes '27
GEORGE "CARL" Carlaftes of Orlando, Fla., died May 1, 1993, in Winter Park Memorial Hospital, after suffering a severe stroke on Easter Sunday.Carl came to Princeton...
Edward Lambert Clifford '27
Edward Lambert "Lam" Clifford died Mar. 19, 1997, in Worcester, Mass., a month after suffering a stroke at his home (1 Bancroft Tower Rd., Worcester 01609). Lam spent...
Peter A. Cohn '27
Peter A. Cohn died Feb. 17, 1997, in NYC, his lifelong place of residence.Pete came to us from Peddie. Freshman year, he roomed in Hill Dormitory with K. T. Howell;...
Edward E Colladay '27
Edward E. Colladay died Jan. 24, 1997, after a long illness, at Wynwood, a Sarasota nursing home.Ed came to us from Exeter Academy. At Princeton he was varsity hockey...
Edwin W. Colman '27
Edwin W. Colman died Mar. 24, 1996, at Hartland, Wis. Ed left Princeton in Sept. 1926 and got his MBA from Canard Business School in 1930. He then worked for Bethlehem...
Beverley Crump Compton '27
THE DOCTOR DIED Oct. 11, 1991. He chose his profession long before 1927, and graduated as an M.D. from Johns Hopkins in 193 1. Like many young medics of his time, in...
Eli T. Conner '27
SEVEN DAYS AFTER his 85th birthday, Eli died Sept. 20, 1990, after a brief illness, at Howard Cry. General Hospital, Columbia, Md.His was an intensely active life of...
Richard P. Cooke '27
Richard P. Cooke died July 31, 1996, at his home at 1556 Regent St., Niskayuna, NY 12309.Dick came to us from Exeter Academy. At Princeton he was a member of Dial Lodge...
John B. Corser Jr. '27 *30
Jack was born in Scranton, Pa., the son John Bliss Corser 1896. He died in his sleep on Mar. 19, 2000. Jack prepared at Scranton Central High, where he was a member...
James Wilson Crawford '27
James Wilson Crawford died July 13, 1997, at Sherwood Oaks Retirement Center near Pittsburgh.Jim was born in Wilkinsburg, Pa., and prepared at Mercersburg Academy. At...
Harden J. Crawford '27
HARDEN J. CRAWFORD died July 5, 1993 at his home in Vero Beach, Fla."Fish," son of H. J. Crawford 1895, came to us from Pomfret School. He was a member of the freshman...
Talbot Curtin '27
Tal Curtin died on Aug. 16, 1999. Tal, a leader of the Princeton Club of Rochester, N.Y., served there as pres., treas., secy., and director. He hailed from the environs...
Morgan Cutts '27
Morgan Cutts died July 3, 1996, at his home at 229 Medway Pl., Providence, RI 02906.Morgan came to Princeton from Groton. At Princeton, he was a member of the undefeated...
John E. Damerel Jr. '27
Jack Damerel died Aug. 12, 1995, in Richmond Convalescent Center.Jack came to us from Erasmus H.S. At Princeton he was polo manger and a member of the University Band,...
George Hamilton David '27
GEORGE DIED Aug. 16, 1988. After Princeton, die Univ. of Pittsburgh, and a few years with the Consolidated Gas Co. of N.Y., he devoted himself to the efficient...
Darragh de Lancey Jr. '27
DARRAGH DELANCEY DIED Dec. 22, 1994, at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, N.J., after a long illness, which culminated in a heart attack. He carne to Princeton...
George Clinton Denniston '27
DENNY DIED Oct. 19, 1991 appropriately he would have thought on his way to a Princeton football game. Questioned about his hobbies, for '27's THIRTYFIFTH RECORD, he...
Bluford W. Dickerman '27
BLU DIED Mar. 15, 1992. He left Princeton in June 1926 be a salesman for the Willys Overland Company in his native Springfield, Illinois. In 1932 he moved N.Y.C....
Royal W. Drews '27
Royal died in Maine on Mar. 21, 1997. He was born in Passaic, N.J., and prepared at Passaic HS. He left Princeton after his sophomore year to attend Columbia Dental...
Roswell C. Dunn '27
Ros died Oct. 6, 2003. Born in 1904 in Baltimore, he came to Princeton from the Gilman School. At Princeton, Ros was a member of the Daily Princetonian and Ivy Club, and...
John Wilson Ely '27 *33
John Wilson Ely died April 25, 1998. He came to us from Andover, and was a member of the Tiger board and of Tower Club. John roomed with Mitch Posey in Holder Hall. He...
Charles C. Emmons '27
Word has just been received from the Office of Alumni Records that Charles C. Emmons died Nov. 28, 1996, in Baltimore of pneumonia.Chuck came to us from Gilman. At...
Carl F. Fayen '27
CARL DIED Sept. 29, 1990, in retirement at New Canaan, Conn. There he read, walked, golfed, played tennis, and enjoyed the senior men's club. He became a confirmed New...
Michael A. Feighan '27
THE HONORABLE MICHAEL A. FEICHAN died Mar. 19, 1992. Mike was a remarkable Princetonian. He was enjoyably Irish, a devout Roman Catholic, and took politics seriously...
William C. Fitts '27
WILLIAM C. "BILL" FITTS died Feb. 21, 1993, at St. Raphael Hospital, New Haven, Conn., after a brief illness. Bill was born in 1905 in Mobile, Fla., and came to us from...
John Winter Gartner '27
AFTER A BRIEF ILLNESS, John died Mar, 3, 1992, the Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, N.H., not far from his retirement home in Fitzwilliam. After a year of teaching...
William Campbell Gay '27
DIED Sept. 3, 1991, at his house in Huntington Bay, Long Island. He retired in 1970, after many years as a partner in the brokerage firm of Gay & Co., an old family...
Alfred Robert Gessinger '27
AL DIED Sept. 19, 1990, in retirement at New Canaan, Conn. He was one of the 1927ers who have enjoyed two successful careers. The first (193137) was as an attorney. He...
Herbert Budd Gillespie '27
HERBERT BUDD Gillespie died May 4, 1993."Gil" came to us from Lawrenceville School. At Princeton, he played on the freshman baseball and varsity football squads and was...
Robert L. Glanz '27
Bob Glanz died on Nov. 25, 1998, four days after his 93rd birthday. Born in Chicago, he entered Princeton from Chicago Latin School. A member of Key and Seal Club, he...
Lewis Hall Gordon '27
A PHYSICIAN'S SON, he devoted his life to organ music and to those musical languages, French and Italian. Classmates might have predicted his future, when they saw him...
John W. Grange '27
John W. Grange died Dec. 3, 1996.Jack came to us from St. Paul's School and was a member of the varsity hockey and golf teams and of Colonial Club. He was golf champion...
George Ingersoll Hagar '27
GEORGE INGERSOLL Hagar died Dec. 24, 1992, after a long illness at his home in Burlington, Vt.George came to Princeton from Phillips Exeter Academy and roomed with John...
Alexander B. Hawes '27
Alec Hawes died July 31, 1995, at his summer home in Little Compton, R.I. His permanent home was in Washington, D.C.Alec came to us from Tabor Academy and Roxbury Latin...
JOSEPH L. HENDERSON '27
Joe Henderson died Nov. 24, 2007, after a short illness. He was 104 and had been active professionally as a Jungian psychologist until 2005. Born in Elko, Nev., he...
Charles Lewis Henricks Jr. '27
CHICK DIED Mar. 10, 1991, after a brief illness, in his longtime retirement home, the Canary Islands. His widow, Pat, reports that he was in the hospital only five days,...
George L. Hinman '27
George L. Hinman died at his home in Binghamton, N.Y., Sept. 21, 1997. He had been in poor health for many months.George prepared at Binghamton H.S. He served with me on...
William Adam Hirsh Jr. '27
BILL DIED Mar. 17, 1991, at St. Malry's Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nev., after a long illness. He left Princeton in June 1926 to prepare for a business career at...
William R. Howell '27
William R. Howell died Mar. 11, 1994, at Middletown Park Manor in Middletown, N.Y., where he had resided since June 1993.Bill prepared at William Penn Charter School in...
Charles Rellstab Howell '27
CHARLES DIED Oct. 8, 1990, his 88th birthday, in the house of his son, Thomas, at Mt. Laurel, NJ. There he had spent his years of retirement, after a ministry of four...
Hugh W. Jackson '27
HUGH JACKSON died Jan. 28, 1992. He is an example ofa man who had a successful business career and enjoyed other phases of life which to a biographer, seem as much more...
Hallock Sherrard Johnson '27
HAL DIED Aug. 23, 1991, at Lima, Penn. His has been a devoted Princetonian family, including John E. Johnson 1884, Walter L. Johnson 1896, Hal's brother R. Park Johnson...
Joseph F. Johnston '27
Joe died of pneumonia Nov. 17, 2003. Born in Birmingham, Ala., he came to Princeton from St. Alban's in DC and Episcopal HS in Alexandria, Va. He was a member of...
Caldwell Sidney Johnston '27
CALDWELL SIDNEY JOHNSTON died June 30, 1990, in Phoenix. The first word of his death or of his career after graduation was received only recently. Born in New Haven, he...
Donald Kemmerer '27 *34
OUR FINE CLASS PRESIDENT, Dr. Don Kemmerer, died Nov. 19, 1993, after a series of heart attacks. Don came to us from Princeton H.S. At college, he majored in economics,...
A. Evans Kephart '27
Keppie, the last surviving member of the Class of 1927, died of heart failure Jan. 6, 2008, a few weeks after having moved to a nursing home in Spearfish, S.D. He was...
Kenneth Kepler Sr. '27
Born in Soochow, China, the son of a missionary, Ken was himself a longtime, committed Presbyterian missionary to China. He died in Columbia, S.C., on Jan. 26, 1999.Ken...
Milford A. Koehler '27
Mil, who died on Mar. 7, 1999, enjoyed two successful careers before his second retirement in 1970.He spent 25 years in U.S. Army Intelligence Service, serving in...
Thomas Dimock Leonard Jr. '27
TOM DIED Aug. 28, 1990. For many years he lived in Southampton, L.I., and was happily busy as an architectural and industrial photographer in N.Y.C. To him the business...
H. Gates Lloyd Jr. '27
H. GATES LLOYD died at his apartment in Haverford, Penn., Nov. 11, 1993, at the age of 92.Gates came to Princeton (where his father, H. G. Lloyd, was a trustee) from St....
Malcolm E Macfarlane '27
MALCOLM F. "JESS" MACFARLANE died Jan. 14, 1993, in the Sewickley Valley Hospital in Sewickley, Penn.Born on Sept. 2, 1906, in Pittsburgh and the son of judge James...
Chauncey H. Marsh '27
CHAUNCE DIED July 27, 1991, "a release from long confinement," his wife Khe writes after seven and a half years in nursing homes, paralyzed by strokes.His was a long...
Henry H. Mayer '27
Henry H. "Hank" Mayer, a lifelong resident of Erie, Penn., died July 14, 1995, at Forest View Skilled Care Center of Parkinson's disease. Born in Erie, Dec. 1, 1904, he...
Morris A. Mayers '27
Kutch died at Monroe Village in Jamesburg, New Jersey, on Oct. 31, 2001, at age 95 following a series of strokes. Born in NYC, he came to Princeton from Columbia Grammar...
Morris A. Mayers '27
Kutch died at Monroe Village in Jamesburg, New Jersey, on Oct. 31, 2001, at age 95, following a series of minor strokes. Born in NYC, he came to Princeton from Columbia...
Samuel M. Mcashan '27
SAMUEL M. MCASHAN died Mar. 24, 1993, at his home in Houston.Sam was born June 5, 1905, in Houston, and came to Princeton from Lawrenceville. He was manager of the track...
W. Finley Mcelroy '27
W. Finley McElroy died Jan. 25, 1996, from many infirmities at his home in Clayton, Mo.Mac came to Princeton from St. Louis Country Day School. At Princeton he was...
Donald Robert Mclean '27
DON, WHO DIED Aug. 9, 1990, inherited a long Princeton tradition. His greatgreat grandfather, Samuel Finley, was president, 176166, when Princeton was the College of New...
Francis Miller '27
Francis Miller died Sept. 20, 1997, after breaking his hip in a fall in August at his home in New Milford, Conn. Fay came to us from Deerfield Academy as a member of a...
Henry D. Mirick '27
Henry died of heart failure on Apr. 12, 2002. Born in DC, he prepared at Western HS. At Princeton he was on the track team and was a member of Quadrangle Club. After...
F. Chandler Moffat '27
Chan died Dec. 14, 2002, in Westport, Conn. He prepared for Princeton at Erasmus Hall HS and Mercersburg, where he was a member of the Irving Literary Society. At...
Allen E Moore Jr. '27
WORD HAS just been received that Allen F. Moore Jr. died Nov. 22, 1991, probably in Ottawa, Ill., his last known address.Allen came to Princeton from Culver Military...
Heber Smith Morris '27
HEBE DIED Sept. 6, 1991. In '27's THIRTYFIFTH YEAR RECORD he declared that his principal pastime was "the family," to which he could have added: cherishing its long tic...
Robert R. Munoz '27
Robert R. Munoz died Jan. 18, 1998, at his home in La Jolla, Calif.Bob came to Princeton from Montclair Academy. He was a member of the 1927 Bric-a-Brac, photographic...
John Mcnaughton Myers '27
Mac Myers, who died on Apr. 23, 1999, was a proverbial pillar of the community in his birthplace and hometown of Mercersburg, Pa., where he had prepared at Mercersburg...
Craig E. Nightingale Jr. '27
Word has just been received that Craig E. Nightingale Jr. died at Cos Cob, Conn., in Apr. 1996. "Night" came to us from Greenwich HS. At Princeton, he was a member of...
C. E. Nightingale Jr. '27
We have just received word that C. E. Nightingale Jr. died Apr. 17, 1996. He lived in West Harwich, Mass., for the last five years of his life with his granddaughter,...
Roderic Collins Ott '27
RODERIC COLLINS Ott died Apr. 16, 1993, at Columbia Hospital in Milwaukee. He had lived at Bradford Terrace Nursing Home for the previous eight years.Rod came to...
Kenneth Boyd Outerbridge '27
KEN DIED June 28, 1990, at Miriam Hospital in Providence, R.I. He was the son of Eugenius Harvey and Ethel Boyd Outerbridge, and was born in Cornwall, N.Y. He came to...
Nicholas Fletcher Palmer III '27
Nick died on Aug. 1, 1989, his 84th year, West Palm Beach, Fla. After preparing at St. Mark's School and enjoying life at Princeton and Cloister Club, he went...
Albion Patterson '27
Word has just been received by the Office of Alumni Records that Albion Patterson died Feb. 14, 1996. Pat prepared at Episcopal Academy. At Princeton he majored in...
Christy Payne Jr. '27
Chris, who came from a line of Princeton alumni, including his father, Christy Payne Sr. 1895, uncles, and cousins, died on Apr. 8, 1999. He came to Princeton from...
George Burton Pearson Jr. '27
Burt Pearson died on Dec. 7, 1999, in Wilmington, Del. Born in Middletown, Del., he entered Princeton from Wilmington Friends School, where he was active in dramatics...
Karl Gustav Pearson '27
KARL DIED Mar. 6,1991. His background was unusual for a Princeton undergraduate of the 1920s, when the campus was Eastern and Anglo. He was born in the Swedish community...
Clement W. Perkins '27
Clement W. Perkins died Nov. 24, 1995, at the General Hospital at Wilkes-Barre, Penn.Clem came to Princeton from Phillips Exeter Academy and was a member of the freshman...
James Forgie Pitcairn '27
Jim died on May 18, 1989, in his native city, Pittsburgh, where his family was prominent in business. His father, David A. Pitcairn, served for long time as secretary...
Marshall L. Posey '27
Marshall L. "Mitch" Posey died of heart failure Jan. 23, 1997, at Meadow Lakes in Hightstown, N.J. He was '27's assistant treasurer and served on its executive...
Joseph Prendergast '27
JOE PRENDERGAS1, 88, died of cancer at Loudoun Memorial Hospital, Leesburg, Va., Nov. 25, 1992. He lived at Oak Hill in Aldie, Va., in a house designed by Thomas...
Valentine C. Putz '27
The class was saddened to learn of the death of Val Putz on Apr. 19, 1999. Born in NYC, he prepared for Princeton at Islip H.S., where he was active in the debating...
John S. Reese IV '27
John died at age 97 June 26, 2002, in Wilmington, Del. Born in Wilmington, he prepared at Wilmington Friends School and graduated from Princeton with a degree in...
John Smith Reese IV '27
John died peacefully on June 26, 2002, in Wilmington, Del., where he was born. He prepared at Wilmington Friends. At Princeton he played soccer and majored in chemistry....
Harold C. Riggs '27
Pete died on Aug. 25, 1998. He was born in Hightstown, N.J., and prepared at Peddie School. At Princeton he was a member of Gateway Club. Pete had a distinguished career...
Edward H. Rihbany '27
DIED May 14, 1990. He was one of many Princetonians who were brought up in parsonages. His father served as a minister in the Church of the Disciples. Ed was born in...
O. Theodore Roberg Jr. '27
Ted died Apr. 24, 2003, in Chicago, the city where he was born into a family of numerous physicians.He came to Princeton from Lake Forest Academy, majored in biology,...
Hamilton A. Robinson '27
DIED Aug. 20, 1991. He retired in 1968, after a distinguished career with the notable Pittsburgh legal firm of Dickie, Robinson and McCarney, in which he was a junior...
Emilio L. Roma Jr. '27
TED BACHRAN reports that Emilio L. Roma Jr., of Chestnut Hill, Penn., died Feb. 3, 1991. He was one of die'27ers who had forsaken a family business (Roma Brothers Bank,...
Thomas Jeffries Rosengarten '27
JEFF MAY fairly be called a dyedinthewool Princetonian, along with Rosengartens in several classes since the "Golden Nineties," including Adolf G. '27. He was also the...
Adolph G. Rosengarten '27
DOLPH DIED at his home in Wayne, Penn., on Feb. 17. He was one of '27's many-sided men. The Philadelphia busi¬ness community knew him as a lawyer, and as a director of...
Hubert A. Royster Jr. '27
Dr. Hubert A. "Peanut" Royster Jr. died at his house in Blue Hill, Maine, Dec. 22, 1995. He was born and raised in Raleigh, N.C., and came to Princeton from the Gilman...
William L. Ruigh '27 *32
DR. WILLIAM RUIGH DIED Mar. 20, 1994, the Princeton Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, after a long illness. Born in Tokyo of missionary parents, Bill prepared...
Morton Schiff Jr. '27
Morton Schiff Jr. died in Sarasota, Fla., Mar. 29, 1997. Mort came to us from South Side School in Newark, N.J., and majored in economics. He roomed in Holder with...
John Edwin Scott '27
John Edwin Scott died of pneumonia Mar. 6, 1997, in Riverview Hospital of Red Bank, N.J. Coming to us from Curtis H.S. on Staten Island, Scotty was a member of Dial...
Edwin Dusen Van Selden Jr. '27
ED DIED July 26, 1992. "The Baron," as his many friends called him, grew up in Oil City, in a western Pennsylvania region where the name of Princeton had long been...
Avery Sherry '27
THE CLASS LOST one of its most colorful members when Ave Sherry died of complications of age on No, 12, 1992, in Mequon, Wisc.Born on Apt. 3, 1904, in Milwaukee, he came...
Roger Shugg '27
DR. ROGER "Rodge" Shugg died Apr. 30, 1993, at a convalescent home in Alberquerque, N.Mex.He came to us from Brookline H.S., won a Phi Beta Kappa in history, was...
Richard Dickinson Smith '27
Richard Dickinson Smith died July 24, 1995. Dick came to us from Woodbury Forest School. His father was Edgar Smith 1890. He majored in modern languages and was a member...
William M. Spackman '27
"SPACK" DIED Aug. 3, 1990, at his home in Princeton, after a career which made him one of our most distinguished literary alumni. Descended from Pennsylvania Quakers, he...
Stuart H. Steinbrink '27
Stu Steinbrink died on Oct. 22, 2001. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and remained a New Yorker for his entire life. He came to Princeton from Polytechnic Preparatory...
George D. Strayer Jr. '27
G. D. died of pneumonia after a brief illness Mar. 26, 2003, in Seattle. Born in NYC, he prepared for Princeton at Horace Mann School. At Princeton he rowed on the...
William R. Thomas III '27
Bill Thomas died Sept. 9, 1993, after a long battle with cancer, He came to us from Lawrenceville, played on our freshman tennis squad, and was a member of Triangle,...
John S. Thompson '27 *28
John S. Thompson died Nov. 30, 1996, at Waverley Heights Retirement Center in Gladwyne, Pa.Tommy came to us from South Side H.S. After graduating with a BS in...
Philip Glenn Thompson '27
Philip Glenn Thompson died Nov. 17, 1996, at the Bethany Lutheran Village in Centerville, Ohio. Glenn came to Princeton from Ripley H.S. in Ripley, Tenn. He was on the...
James Todd Jr. '27
James Todd Jr. died Oct. 17, 1996, at his home in Bedford, N.Y., of complications from Parkinson's disease.Jim came to us from the Hill School. At Princeton he played...
R. Marshall Truitt Jr. '27
R. Marshall Truitt MD died Dec. 17, 1995, in Philadelphia after a long illness.Marshall prepared at Germantown Academy. At Princeton he was a member of Arbor Inn Club....
John Tyson '27
John was born Jan. 4, 1904, in Englewood, N.J., and died Sept. 30, 2004. He was 100.He joined our class in the midst of the fall semester of our freshman year, having...
William Alexander Valentine '27
Bill died on July 31, 1988. He joined the class after transferring from Lafayette College in 1925. He was des¬tined to be a legal luminary, catching the flame from his...
Thomas B. Wanamaker Jr. '27
TOM DIED Feb. 23, 1991. He came to Princeton from Ardmore, Penn. and Haverford school, and left the campus in June 1924. He led a roving life: on the Main Line outside...
Frederic Wardenburg III '27
Frederic Wardenburg III died Aug. 10, 1997, at a nursing home in Scottsdale, Ariz., of respiratory problems. Fred came to us from Friends School, played freshman soccer,...
William Kingsbury Wight '27
Bill Wight was born in Hastings, Nebr., the son of E. Van Dyke Wight 1892. He prepared at Blair Academy, where he managed track and was involved in publications and...
Curtin Winsor '27
Curtin Winsor of Ardmore, Pa., the secretary of the Class of '27, died Nov. 12, 1998. He was 92.At Princeton, he was a member of the editorial board of the Daily...
Shelby Winstead '27
SHEP DIED Mar. 6, 1992, He joined the Class of 1927 in Sept. 1925, by transfer from Centre College, Kentucky, where his home was in Henderson. His father was a graduate...
Albert L. Wolfe '27
Al, an avid traveler, committed churchman, and former treas. of our class died on Jan. 17, 1999. He had retired in 1970 as secy. and general counsel for John B. Wood Co....
Willard B. Wood Jr. '27
WILLARD "BILL" WOOD JR. died Feb. 4, 1993, in Summit, N.J., of a respiratory infection, after surviving a tree falling around him at the house of his daughter, Pat...
Arthur M. Young '27
Arthur M. Young died of cancer May 30, 1995, at his home in Berkeley.He came to us from the Haverford School, won the Class of 1861 and Bulit prizes, and majored in...
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