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Memorials by Class: 1931
Donald G. Aldrich '31
WORD HAS ONLY recently been received of the death of our classmate, Donald G. Aldrich, in Dec. 1989. Don came to Princeton from East Orange High School, and was on the...
Longstreet Ames '31
Longstreet Ames died at his home in Austin, Tex., on Oct. 4, 1997, a victim of emphysema. He was 88.After graduation, Long went to work for the Texas Co., where he...
Arthur Glenn Andrews '31
Glenn Andrews, the oldest living former member of Congress, died Sept. 25, 2008, in his native Anniston, Ala., just short of his 100th birthday. Glenn came to...
Peter R. Anstruther '31
WITH THE death on Feb. 21, 1992, of Peter Anstruthcr, the class has lost a member who followed a number of interesting careers, and who was well known to 1931 football...
George P. Armstrong '31
George died May 17, 1997, at Vero Beach, Fla., and is survived by his wife, Jean. George was connected with the automobile business from the time of his graduation until...
James Bradley Averill '31
JIM DIED Dec. 29, 1992, in Bryn Mawr. He prepared at St. Mark's School, and while at Princeton was a member of the crew squad, Catholic club, and Cap and Gown Club. He...
Gibbs L. Baker '31
KNOWN IN COLLEGE by his first name to distinguish him from Bill Baker, known affectionately by all as "Little Bake," Gibbs died in Sarasota, Feb. 26, 1991. After college...
Jacob Allen Barnett Jr. '31
Jacob "Jim" Barnett was born Sept. 1, 1908, in New Orleans, La., and died May 26, 1999, in Portland, Ore.He graduated from the Taft School in 1927 before entering...
Edward Rydell Baumann '31
Ed died Dec. 15, 2001, in Choccolocco, Ala. He prepared at New Trier HS and at Princeton was a member of Elm. He worked in the printing business for several years, then...
L. Clagett Beck '31
L. Clagett Beck died of an aneurysm Sept. 10, 1996, at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Baltimore, Md. Dr. Beck was 87. He came to Princeton via Lawrenceville. He...
Holmes Thomson Bennett '31
HOLMES T. BENNETT ("Trix" to us) died Nov. 19, 1993, in Delray Beach, Fla., having moved there from Bayside, Wisc., when he retired in 1970. He had been manager of real...
John M. Bennett Jr. '31
JOHN PASSED away May 16, 1993, at his ranch in south Texas. His father was Princeton Class of 1900. He prepared at Salisbury and at Andover Academy. He left Princeton in...
Zachariah D. Blackistone III '31
ZACHARIAH D. BLACKISTONE 111, 84, died at his home in Chevy Chase, Md., on July 25, 1992.He attended Mercersburg Academy before entering Princeton. During his freshman...
G. Everett Bond '31
G. Everett Bond, who marketed Chap Stick to the Army during WWII, and hence around the world, died in Lynchburg, Va., July 27, 1995.He was educated in Brownsville...
Gordon V. Bond '31
GREAT SCOT BOB BOND died Feb. 10, 1994, at his home in Williamsburg, Va. He moved there in 1978 from Fayetteville, N.Y., where he had worked in marketing at Carrier...
Francis M. C. Bosak '31
MIKE DIED Sept. 15, 1992, in Wesley Village, Penn. He prepared at Phillips Exeter Academy, where he was on the golf and tennis teams. While at Princeton, he was a member...
William Frederick George Botzow '31
Bill Botzow died Sept. 17, 1998, at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mt. Kisko, N.Y. He was 87. He prepared at Carteret Academy. At Princeton he was on the 150lb. crew,...
Robert R. Bowie '31
Bob Bowie, ’31’s last surviving classmate, died Nov. 2, 2013, in Towson, Md., of respiratory failure. Born in Baltimore, Bob graduated from Gilman School. At Princeton...
Frederick Heath Bowman Jr. '31
HEATH DIED Jan. 17, 1993, in Rome, Italy, where he had lived since retirement from the Foreign Service in 1969. He prepared at Columbus Academy and North Shore Country...
E. Tremain Bradley '31
Trump Bradley died Aug. 18, 1996, in Norfolk, Conn. He had been chopping wood and suffered a fatal heart attack.Trump grew up in Nyack, N.Y., and was a graduate of...
Samuel H. Brethwaite Jr. '31
Sam died Feb. 7, 1997, from congestive heart failure. Receiving his medical degree from John Hopkins, Sam practiced his profession for more than 40 years with the...
John William Brittingham '31
Jack, who had a most fulfilling life, died July 7, 1998, in Evanston, Ill., at the Hospice of the North Shore at Evanston Hospital. He was 90, a man with many memories,...
Frederick William Brobyn '31
FREDERICK BROBYN DIED Mar. 25, 1991. He prepared at the Northeast High School in Philadelphia and the Hun School. He was interested in sports and travel. He worked at...
Philip Burnham '31
ALTHOUGHWE HAVEN'T HEARD from Phil for a long time, he had a distinguished career mostly in editing and writing of which the Class can be proud. Moving from N.Y. to San...
Bill Bush Jr. '31
Charles William Bush Jr. died in St. Petersburg, Fla., June 15, 1997, after an amazingly varied career. At Princeton he majored in biology (graduating cum laude), was...
Julius Byles '31
WITH THE DEATH of Julius Bytes on July 27, 1991, at his home in Vero Beach, Fla., where he and his widow, Nancy, had lived for many years, we have lost a classmate who...
William Morris Cairns '31
William Morris Cairns of Ridgewood, N.J., died Apr. 27, 2003, of prostate cancer.William received a bachelor's degree in modern languages and literature from Princeton,...
Ralph S. Cannon '31 *35
Ralph died Dec. 2, 2006, at Hearthstone Manor in Woodstock, Ill. Joyce, his wife of 41 years, was by his side. Ralph graduated from Mercersburg Academy with honors in...
Geoffrey Carleton '31
Jeff Carleton died Dec. 13, 1988, at the Community Hospital in Elizabethtown, N.Y. He was 89. Born June 18, 1909, he prepared at the Horace Mann School in NYC. After...
George Chalkin '31
WHEN GEORGE CHAIKIN DIED in San Diego on Aug. 8, 1992, our Class lost a member who had pursued a unique career. Professionally George was a mechanical engineer,...
Newton Chapin Jr. '31
Newt died Nov. 6, 2001, in Sewickley, Pa. He was 92. He attended Shadyside Academy and Choate before Princeton. Following graduation he served in the Civilian...
Charles E. Claggett '31
Charlie Claggett, '31's class agent, died, as neatly as he had lived, of a heart attack at the bridge table Jan. 8, 1998, in Vero Beach, Fla. His classmates at Princeton...
Albert H. Clayburgh '31
Albert H. "Bill" Clayburgh, died at St. Luke's Hospital in New York, N.Y., on Feb. 6, 1997. He 87. After graduation Bill employed by A. D. Smith Co., where he...
John M. Cleary Jr. '31
JACK DIED Nov. 29, 1992, in Kansas City, Mo. He prepared at Canterbury and Pembroke schools. While at Princeton, he was a member of the Catholic Club, Clio Hall, and...
Henry Clifton Jr. '31
Henry Clifton Jr. died Jan. 10, 1998, in NYC. He had been a cum laude graduate of the William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, and he graduated Phi Beta Kappa from...
John W. Clingerman '31
JOHNW. CLINGERMAN DIED Aug. 4,1990. He was a lifelong resident of the Pittsburgh area and a graduate of Shadyside Academy. As a freshman, Johnny was the stroke of die...
Lewis C. Cockefair '31
Lewis Collier Cockefair died Dec. 5, 1995, in Dayton, Tenn. He was 89. Having prepared at Lawrenceville, Lewis entered Princeton with the Class of '31. He left Princeton...
Frank Scott Cooper Jr. '31 *32
Frank S. Cooper Jr. died Oct. 20, 1995, at Stamford (Conn.) Hospital. Born in Roanoke, he graduated from Roanoke H.S. and Mercersburg. At Princeton he belonged to Tower...
Merritt N. Cootes '31
Merritt Cootes died Nov. 26, 1998, after a lingering illness.He was most aptly named. Not that he was merry or anything like that, but he was most personable,...
Maurice B. Cramer '31 *37
ENGLISH LIMATURE MAJOR AND PROFESSOR, our classmate Maurice Cramer died Feb. 26, 1990, at N.C. Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. At Princeton he majored in classics,...
J. Noyes Crary '31
NOYES PASSED AWAY Oct. 4, 1992. in Bloomfield, Conn. He prepared at St. Paul's School, Concord, N.H., and while at Princeton was a member of Ivy Club. He roomed all four...
Thomas T. Crenshaw Jr. '31
Tom PASSED away Aug. 19, 1993, in Naples, Fla his home since retirement. Tom prepared at Culver Military Academy. While at Princeton, he was a member of the lacrosse...
Arthur M. Crocker '31
Art, or as he preferred, "Crock," died in Naples, Fla., Jan. 11, 2005.He was born in New York and prepared for Princeton at Aiken Preparatory School and at St. Paul's in...
Edwin Boykin Cromwell '31
Eddie was born Nov. 13, 1909, in Manila, and died Sept. 22, 2001. He was 91. Before he became of school age, his family moved to West Point, Miss. While there he entered...
Samuel Perry Damerel '31
PERRY DIED Feb. 2, 1993, at the Newport News Baptist Retirement Community. He prepared at Erasmus Hall H.S., and while at Princeton was a member of the pistol team, band...
Whitney Darrow Jr. '31
Whitney was born Aug. 22, 1909, in Princeton and died Aug. 10 in Burlington, Vt. He was 89.He attended Greenwich [Conn.] H.S., and at Princeton he was a member of the...
Clarence T. Daub '31 *32
Clarence T. Daub died May 30, 1997, at his home in La Mesa, Calif. Ted, as his classmates knew him, was born in Mercersburg, Pa. Upon graduation from Mercersburg Academy...
William P. Davis III '31
Bill Davis was born in Philadelphia Dec. 29, 1909, and died Oct. 12, 1999, of complications associated with Parkinson's disease. Except for WWII, he spent his entire...
Richard H. Demuth '31
Dick died of congestive heart failure June 14, 2006, at his home in Bethesda, Md. He was born Sept. 11, 1910, in New York City and prepared for Princeton at the Horace...
William Stirling Dickinson '31
Dick Dickinson died Oct. 29, 1998, in an automobile crash in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where he had lived since 1937. He was returning home from a Patronato Pro...
Thomas Bruce Dickson '31
Thomas Bruce Dickson died Feb. 6, 1996. He was born in Pittsburgh and prepared at Shadyside Academy, where he was on the track team and the student council. At Princeton...
James B. Diggs Jr. '31
Jim Diggs was born in Tulsa, Okla., on Mar. 7, 1910, and died there on June 23, 2000. He prepared at Tome School in Port Deposit, Md.At Princeton, he majored in...
Leslie J. Dikovics '31
Les died Mar. 14, 1999, at Van Dyk Manor in Montclair, N.J., following complications from surgery for colon cancer. He was 89. Less than one month earlier, on Feb. 20,...
Duncan C. Dobson '31
FORMER PRESIDENT the LudlowSaylor Wire Cloth Co. in St. Louis, our classmate Dunc died May 13, 1991, at his retirement home in Vero Beach. At college he was manager...
William M. Doerflinger '31 *32
Bill was born July 30, 1910, in Brooklyn and died Dec. 23, 2000, at Fellowship Village in Basking Ridge, N.J. For a large portion of his life, he was a resident of the...
Glanville Downey '31
WITH THE DEATH of Glanville Downey on Dec. 18, 1991, the Class lost a member who followed a truly distinguished teaching and publishing career. For many years he was...
Edward R. Duer Jr. '31
Edward R. Duer, having battled three successive strokes, died Nov. 5, 1994, in Salt Lake City. Born in N.Y.C., he prepared at St. Mark's. At Princeton, he was active in...
Ellis Duncan '31
Ellis Duncan, a retired surgeon, died in Louisville Nov. 26, 1995. He prepared at Lawrenceville, and played football and baseball both there and at Princeton, where...
Llewllyn E. '31
VICTIM OF A SUDDEN STROKE, Llew died Feb. 6,1991, at his home in Shaker Heights, Oh. He came to us from Kent, where he was on several athletic teams. At Princeton he was...
John Hibbard Eadie '31
A letter to the Alumni Office from his wife brought word of Jack's death on June 30, 1989. Unfortunately, we had not seen much of him since college days. He was another...
Ralph H. Edson '31
Ralph died Sept. 26, 1996, after a brief illness.He graduated magna cum laude from Princeton and received his medical degree from Cornell in 1935, later serving his...
Peter Ehlers '31
OUR CLASS JAZZ BUFF, Pete Ehlers, died at his home in Ocala, Oct, 12, 1991. He came to us from Penn Charter and at college was a member of Triangle, the Banjo Club, the...
Ludlow Elliman '31
GENEALOGIST LUD ELLMAN died Aug. 31,1990, at his home in Damariscotta, Me. He came from St. Paul's School and at college was on the crew, hockey team, and the DAILY...
Herbert K. England Jr. '31
Herbert K. England died July 17, 1996, in Raleigh, N.C., following muchhonored career in New Jersey education. He was 87. Herb earned his master's at Rutgers in 1934,...
Woodruff J. English '31
Woodruff Jones English, a distinguished member of our class, died Mar. 3, 1996, at Meadow Lakes in Hightstown, N.J. He studied at Pingry, and at Princeton he was active...
Raymond Flaccus Evans '31
Ray Evans died Aug. 18, 1998, in Willoughby, Ohio. He was born Dec. 23, 1908, in Pittsburgh, Pa. He attended Shady Side Academy prior to Princeton, where he was a member...
Charles W. Farnum '31
Dusty died Dec. 30, 2000, in Vero Beach after a brief illness. Prior to his arrival at Princeton, he attended the Blue Ridge School in Hendersonville, N.C., and Kent in...
David Ferguson '31
David Ferguson died of a stroke Dec. 20, 1995, three weeks short of his 87th birthday. Born in Montclair, N.J., he spent the last 50 years of his life in...
William D. Ferguson '31
William D. Ferguson died Oct. 6, 1995, in Baltimore at Union Memorial Hospital. He was born in Titusville, Penn., and attended Titusville H.S. At Princeton he was in Key...
Leonard K. Firestone '31
Leonard Firestone died at home in Pebble Beach, Calif., Dec. 24, 1996, of respiratory failure. He was 89.At The Hill School, where he prepared, and at Princeton, he was...
Charles L. Fleming '31
CHARLIE DIED Jan. 24, 1993. He prepared at Hotchkiss. While at Princeton, he was a member of the banjo club, Theatre Intime, Clio Hall, and Arbor Inn. He roomed with H....
George S. Flowers '31
George died Mar. 14, 2002; he was 93. He was a graduate of Exeter, and at Princeton he was on the track team and a member of Gateway Club. He worked for Pratt and...
Freeman Foote '31
Freeman died Mar. 7, 1997, in his beloved Williamstown, Mass. His chosen life work was geology.At Princeton, Freeman was manager of the wrestling team, active in the...
Hugh C. Forbes Jr. '31
WE HAVE LOST a songbird with the death on Oct. 12, 1993, of Hugh Forbes, who sang in our choir and glee club, and led singing at our 40th. At Princeton, he participated...
John K. Foster '31
Johnny was born Sept. 7, 1909, in Pittsburgh and died on Mar. 20, 2001, at his retirement home on Hilton Head Island, S.C., at the age of 91.He attended Shadyside...
William Henry Franklin '31
William H. Franklin, called the "financial brain of Caterpillar, Inc.," died in his sleep at a nursing home in Peoria, Ill., Sept. 14, 1995.He was born in Chicago and...
FRANK Froment '31
Frank Livingston Froment died Sept. 13, 1997, at Basking Ridge, N.J. He was 88. He was born in NYC, and graduated from Hotchkiss in 1927.In 1934 he married Elizabeth...
George H. Gardner '31 *61
GEORGE HENRY GARDNER DIED Feb. 20, 1994. He was 84. Born in Colorado, he prepared at Mercersburg. After Princeton, he got a divinity degree from Union Theological...
Herbert S. Gardner Jr. '31
WE HAVE RECEIVED the sad word that Herb Gardner died in Sun City, Ariz., July 8, 1991, after a nearly yearlong struggle with the complications of a stroke and heart...
John W. Gates '31
Jack died July 6, 2006, after a long illness. He prepared at Central High School in Memphis, Tenn., and through his whole life retained the warmth of his delightful...
Alfred Gawthrop Genung '31
Al died Oct. 24, 2001, at his son's home in Woodbury, Conn. He 91. He prepared at Plainfield [N.J.] HS and Exeter. At Princeton he a member of Cloister Inn.Al...
Ernest E. George '31
Ernest E. "Monk" George died of a stroke Nov. 24, 1996, in Bend, Oreg., where he and his wife had made their home in recent years. He was 86. As an undergraduate he was...
George Dean Gibson '31
Word of George Gibson's death came to us from Charlie Moore. George died on Mar. 3, 1989, at his Uxbridge farm, in Ontario. Three of his relatives preceded him at...
Fletcher Gilpin '31
FLETCH DIED Nov. 10, 1992, in Cranford, N.J., where he was born and lived all his life. He prepared at Pingry School. While at Princeton, he was a member of Court Club....
Philip Larner Gore '31
Phil died Feb. 17, 2002, at his home in DC, of congestive heart disease. He was 90.At Princeton he was a member of the Glee Club and Key and Seal. He received an LLB...
Edson Killam Green '31
Bud died May 16, 2003, at his home in Dalton, Pa. He was 97.Born in Scranton, Pa., he attended Scranton Central High School, Mercersburg Academy, and the Lawrenceville...
Robert Foote Griggs Jr. '31
Robert F. Griggs Jr. died Dec. 8, 1996, in the Old Saybrook Convalescent Hospital in Old Saybrook, Conn. He was 88.He prepared at the Taft School. He left Princeton at...
James Barr Haines '31
Word came from both Al Walker and Dave Ferguson that Barr Haines died of cardiac arrest on Apr. 29, 1989, while visiting Bermuda. A stalwart member of the class, he was...
Robert Anderson Hall Jr. '31
Robert Anderson Hall Jr. died Dec. 2, 1997, at the Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca, N.Y., of Parkinson's disease.Bob was our class's gift to the science of linguistics....
Tom Halladay '31
Tom was born Sept. 16, 1909, in Englewood, N.J., and died Apr. 10, 1999, in Oxford, Pa. following a lengthy illness.He prepped at Hotchkiss, and when he arrived at...
Gilmore Semmes Hamill III '31
"Red" Hamill was born May 18, 1908, in Oakland, Md., and died July 16, 1998, in Moraga, Calif. He prepared at the Hill School.At Princeton, Red was on the freshman...
Ralph Cyrus Heath '31
RETIRED PROFESSOR at Wake Forest College, Cy died June 6, 1990, at his home in Spruce Pine, N.C. A Hoosier, he lived for many years in his native state of Indiana....
Standiford Helm '31
Dr. Standiford Helm died at the Evanston [Ill.] Hospital, Mar. 28, 1998. He was 88. Born in Exeter, N.H., Stan prepped for Princeton at Phillips Exeter Academy. He...
Theodore Paul Henry '31
Ted Henry was born Sept. 24, 1909, in Perth Amboy, N.J., and after a long life of illness, died on Dec. 20, 1999, place unknown.He prepared at Newark Academy, and at...
Brice H. Hereford '31
Brice H. Hereford died in Princeton, N.J., Oct. 16, 1996, from complications caused by Alzheimer's disease. He was 86.He was born in San Francisco in 1910 and lived in...
John L. Herrick '31
Jack was born in Olean, N.Y., on May 26, 1908, spent a large portion of his life in Pasadena, Calif., and died there on Feb. 21, 2001, at the age of 92. Between these...
Werner Edgar Heyd '31
Werner "Heydie" Heyd died May 30, 1997. He was 89.In his youth he lived in Lakewood, Ohio, and attended Lakewood H.S. At Princeton, he majored in modern languages and...
Joseph W. Hibben '31
Joe died Feb. 21, 2002, in Encinitas, Calif., from Alzheimer's. He was 92.At Princeton he was a member of Key and Seal, and he received an MBA from Harvard. After five...
William Hitz Jr. '31
Bill died Sept. 25, 2001, in Washington, DC. He was 92. He prepared at the Friends School in DC and while at Princeton was a member of Tiger Inn.Following graduation...
Frank Stephen Hoag Jr. '31
Frank, retired editor and publisher of the Pueblo Chieftain, died July 24, 1989, at Mary-Corwin Hospital, Pueblo, Colo. His career with the Chieftain and its sister...
Lon Hocker '31
Lon Hocker died Jan. 31, 2007. He prepared at St. Louis (Mo.) Country Day School. After graduating from Princeton, he attended Washington University School of Law and...
Frederic S. Hoffer Jr. '31
Fred died May 20, 2006, in West Hartford, Conn. He was born May 3, 1908, and graduated from Kingswood School in preparation for Princeton. While at Princeton, Fred was...
Charles Norris Houghton '31
Norrie died Oct. 9, 2001, in NYC. He was 92. In his field, the Theater (said with a capital T) he was a giant.He attended Shortridge HS in Indianapolis and at Princeton...
Richard B. Hutchinson '31
CCOMING To us from Lawrenceville, "Hutch," as most of us called him, died at his home in Jobstown, N.J., Mar. 15, 1991. In college he majored in engineering, which...
Warren Ingersoll '31
Warren Ingersoll, who lived at Spring House Farm, in Spring House, Penn., died Sept. 6, 1995. He was born Mar. 22, 1908, the son of Edward Ingersoll and Emily Norris...
Albert H. Jackman '31
Albert H. Jackman died of cancer Jan. 3, 1997, in Concord, Mass. He was 88. Concord flew its flag at half mast in his honor. So do his classmates!At Princeton, Al joined...
Frank R. Jackson Jr. '31
Born Oct. 10, 1908, "Horse" Jackson lived in Napa, Calif., for 30 odd years before finally moving to Port Jefferson, N.Y., where on Feb. 5, 2000, he died.He prepared at...
William B. Johnson '31
William Buswell or "Boatbas" Johnson was born in Kuling, Kiangsi, China, on Aug. 31, 1908, and died on Feb. 20, 1999, in Santa Cruz, Calif. He also lived in Nanchang and...
Andrieus A. Jones Jr. '31
PETE DIED MAY 22, 1993, in Hillsborough, Calif. I He prepared at Lawrenceville School. While at Princeton, he was member of the j.v. crew (third boat), Triangle Club,...
Harry Leslie Keats Jr. '31
WITH THE DEATH of Harry Keats on Mar. 19, 1992, the Class has lost a member who followed several careers: radio announcing, safety engineering, and teaching. He was also...
Maurice F. Keen '31
Meek died June 11, 1999, at Rancocas Valley Hospital in Willingboro, N.J. Although somewhat of a world traveler in his early days (Maurice was born in Kinhwa, China), he...
Paul A. Kellogg '31
Paul, a distinguished and loyal member of the Class of '31, died on May 28, 1999, in the Westminster Health Center in Dover, Del. Born Apr. 11, 1910, in Carlisle, Penn.,...
Roswell J. Kepler Jr. '31
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Ross died Sept. 11, 2010, at Wilkes-Barre (Pa.) General Hospital. He was 100. Raised on Long Island, N.Y., and in New Jersey, he came to...
Hugh T. Kerr '31
THE CLASS SUFFERED a grievous loss on Mar. 27, 1992, in the death of our able, genial and beloved Class secretary, Hugh "Tim" Kerr, after a short illness. Tim assumed...
John P. Kipp '31
Jack Kipp died July 7, 2007, in Palm City, Fla. A loyal member of the class and a member of a Princeton family, Jack was active in class affairs through his years of...
Horace D. Klein '31
HORACE D. "BUD" KLEIN, 84, died Aug. 8, 1992, in Shell Point Village, Fla. He graduated from St. Paul Academy. While at Princeton, he played hockey, was advertising...
David C. Knowlton '31
Dave Knowlton died Aug. 23, 1999. He was 89. Born in Detroit, Mich., he lived in Bronxville, Rochester, Buffalo, and NYC, but for the majority of his life, he lived in...
Charles Edgar Lane '31
EDGAR LANE was not given long to enjoy his move to a retirement community at Foulkeways, Gwynedd, Penn. He died on Aug. 2, 1989. Ed earned his undergraduate degree with...
Robert Sampson Lanier '31
Robin Lanier died Sept. 9, 1998. He prepared at Cambridge H.S. and Stony Brook School. At Princeton he was chairman of the Undergraduate Library Committee, and a member...
Archer B. Laurence '31
ON CHRIMMAS, WE LOST another classmate. Archer Laurence died Dec. 25, 1990, in his 83rd year, after a long and courageous struggle with cancer. He was a member of the...
Richard Wesley Lawrence Jr. '31
Dick died on Feb. 6, 2002, in Elizabethtown, N.Y. He was 91.He was a graduate of the Riverdale School, Princeton, and Columbia Law School. Dick practiced law for six...
H. Vernon Lee Jr. '31
VERN DIED June 8, 1993, in Bradenton, Fla. He prepared at Morristown H.S. While at Princeton, he was a member of the class basketball team' University Club, and the...
Parker Leimbach '31
PARMR LEIMBACH died Feb. 27,1990. He came to us from Baltimore, Md. Leimy, as he was known to his many friends and classmates, was part of the large and versatile group...
Harold Daniel Levi '31
HAROLD DIED Aug. 29, 1992. He prepared at Peddie School and Franklin School in New York. During freshman year, he roomed with Dave Kreider. After graduation, he received...
Stephen H. Lewis '31
Stephen H. Lewis died at his home in Rye, N.Y., Aug. 27, 1996. He was 86. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Desna Kramer Lewis, two sons, Dr. Stephen H. Jr. '58...
Charles J. Lipscomb '31
THE CLASS HAS RECENTLY LEARNED of the passing of Charlie Lipscomb July 29, 1990. Charlie was one of the group who came to us from Gilman. During freshman and sophomore...
Donald Richards Livingston '31
Don was born Apr. 30, 1909, in Cordele, Ga., and died at the Memorial Health Medical Center in Savannah on July 29, 2001. He was 92.He prepared at Georgia Military...
George D. Lockhart '31
George Lockhart died Apr. 5, 1999, of congestive heart failure at his home in Pittsburgh. He was 89.George had an active life. He prepared at Shadyside Academy and then...
Alexander Lofthouse '31
ALEX DIED May 3, 1993, in Florida. He prepared at Choate School. While at Princeton, he was a member of the gym team, the lacrosse squad, Clio Hall, and Gateway Club....
Lane Lovell '31
The class lost one of its most faithful and popular members when Lane Lovell died Aug. 10, 1998. He was 90. He was born in Madison, N.J., where he lived until...
George Low '31 *35
George died Apr. 6, 2002. He was a businessman and community leader who came to Princeton from Bordentown, Mich. He played center on the basketball team and stayed at...
Edgar J. Mack Jr. '31
Edgar "Bud" Mack died Nov. 26, 1998, in Cincinnati, after a long battle with emphysema. He was 89.Bud prepared at the University School. After Princeton he joined the...
James Maltman Jr. '31
IT was from his widow's reply to Dave Kreitler's acknowl¬edgment of Jim's contribution to Annual Giving that we learned the sad news of his death, on Apr. 13, 1989. We...
James H. Mann '31
Jim died Jan. 25, 2007, at his home in Wilmington, N.C. He was born in Bluefield, W.Va., son of Edward and Mary Mann. Jim attended the Lawrenceville School. Prior to...
Donald K. Mcallen '31
Born in Glencoe, Ill., Don lived the greater part of his life in Lancaster, Pa.He prepared at the New Trier H.S. At Princeton he was a member of the Pistol Team, the...
Gibson Mccabe '31
Gib was born Mar. 11, 1911, in Brooklyn, N.Y. In addition, he lived at one at one time or another in Boston, Syracuse, Baltimore, Jackson Heights [Long Island, N.Y.],...
Maurice Meyer Jr. '31
Maurice died Feb. 19, 1997, in Elberon, N.J., where he served on the board of governors of the Jersey Shore Medical Center Foundation. Born in Newark, N.J., he came from...
Maxwell Millard '31
Mac Millard died Dec. 18, 1998, of congestive heart failure. Born in Brooklyn, he lived in Summit, N.J., Chicago, White Plains, N.Y., and Morristown, N.J., and retired...
William Harlowe Miller '31
William, of Waverly Heights, in Gladwyne, Pa., died Dec. 31, 2002; he was 93. Born in Plainfield, N.J., he was a resident of Lloyd Harbor, N.Y., and Oyster Bay, N.Y.,...
Robert T. Miller III '31 *32
Bob Miller was born Apr. 5, 1910, in Baltimore, and died Jan. 29, 1999. He started his precollege days at Gilman Country Day School and ended them at Kent. At Princeton...
Charles H. Miner Jr. '31
Charlie Miner died Aug. 13, 1999. He prepared at Wyoming Seminary and the Hill School. At Princeton he was a member of the Glee Club, assistant manager of wrestling, and...
Robert D. Mitchell '31
Bob prepped at Erasmus Hall and at Princeton was member of the Radio Club. He graduated with BSE in mechanical engineering and began work with the Whelan Studios as...
Willis Alvin Mitchell '31
Willis A. Mitchell, whose health had deteriorated recently, died Mar. 16, 1996. At Princeton he devoted his time and energy to chemistry and was a member of Campus Club....
Arthur Montgomery '31
Art was born Dec. 2, 1909, in NYC and died Dec. 31 in Albuquerque at the age of 90. He prepared at the Hill School and at Princeton he was a member of the freshman...
Charles Harbaugh Moore '31
Charles had been sidelined by heart problems for some years, but was granted a peaceful end at his home in Pittsburgh on Sept 20, 1989.Few classmates had closer ties to...
Russell Clark Morley '31
RUSS DIED Mar. 19, 1993, in West Hartford, where he had resided all his life. He prepared at Kingswood School, and while at Princeton was a member of the freshman golf...
Charles Joseph Moroney '31
Charlie, a bright red-cheeked Irishman, was born Aug. 15, 1910, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and died Dec. 12, 1999, address unknown. His last known address was 230 Lime Ave.,...
George P. Morrell '31
GEORGE P. MORRELL died Jan. 13, 1990, at his home in Tryon, N.C. He came to college from the Hill school, where he a star athlete in many sports. At Princeton, he...
Copeland Morton Jr. '31
COPELAND MORTON JR. died Feb. 13, 1994, at Johns Hopkins Hospital from complications after surgery. Copie came to Princeton from Calvert and Gilman Schools, and went on...
Worrall F. Mountain '31
WORRAL F. "WHITIF." MOUNTAIN, 83, died Aug. 24, 1992, in Princeton. He prepared at Mercersburg Academy. At Princeton he roomed for four years with J. R. Prior, and was a...
Seelye Cook Nagel '31
SEELYE DIED Feb. 20, 1993. He prepared at Nichols School. While at Princeton, he was a member of Court Club. He roomed with both R. W Schneckenburger and C. H. Wheeler...
John P. Nash '31
JOHN NASH DIED at home Mar. 8, 1994. At Princeton, he played in the orchestra and band, becoming band leader his senior year. He also belonged to Whig Hall and Elm...
William K. Newman '31
Bill Newman died Dec. 2, 1998. He was 89. His was in these days a unique life, as he devoted time and energies to promoting civil rights and his belief in Christianity...
Edward Oneil '31
EDDIE O'NEIL died Oct. 3, 1993, in Sewickley and his widow, Lydia, died Oct. 5. Eddie came to Princeton from Andover. At Princeton, he was on the freshman football team....
John Ordway '31
WITH THE DEATH of our classmate John Ordway on Apr. 17, 1991, after an extended illness, Princeton and 1931 lost an alumnus who truly exemplified Woodrow Wilson's...
John N. Page '31
p>John Page died in Naples, Fla., April 26, 2007. Jack, Pen Reed, and Bill Botzow started school together at Carteret Academy in Orange, N.J., in 1917 and continued...
James Oliver Pease '31
JAMILS OLIVER PEASE died Apr. 6, 1992, in Fern Park, Fla., at the age of 82. A longtime resident of Vienna, Va., he was V.P. of Rumsey Electric Co, of Philadelphia,...
Justus Cressingham Poole '31
Jut was born July 27, 1909, in Bradford, N.Y., and spent most of his early life in various New Jersey towns, including Elmira, Millport, Glen Falls, and Elizabeth. He...
Thomas G. Popp '31
TOM DIED Jan. 6, 1992. He prepared at Central and South Side high schools, Fort Wayne, Ind. While at Princeton, he was active in crew and football, and was a member of...
Davis Reade Post '31
Dave was born April 28, 1910, in Constantinople. His father, a physician associated with Robert College in Constantinople, was responsible for Dave's remarkable...
George T. V. Powell '31
George Van Tuyl Powell died Apr. 6, 1996, after a brief illness. He graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy and was a member of the Charter Club at Princeton. He earned...
William Laurens Pressly '31
Bill Pressly was born July 24, 1908, in Louisville, Ga., and lived there and in Chester, S.C., before finally moving to Atlanta, where he died Mar. 3, 2001, at the age...
Lawrence Priddy Jr. '31
LARRY PRIDDY died Mar. 10, 1990, in Menlo Park, Calif. He entered Princeton after graduating from Lawrenceville, where he was in the band, on the school paper board, and...
Prentiss B. Reed Jr. '31
Prentiss was born May 4, 1908, in Montgomery, Ala., and died Nov. 6, 1999, at Walker Nursing Home in Virginia, Ill. He was 91.He graduated from Scarborough School in...
Pendennis White Reed '31
Pen Reed died Jan. 20, 2008, in Vero Beach, Fla. He came to Princeton from Carteret (N.J.) Academy. At Princeton he took his meals at Quadrangle and roomed all four...
C. Norman Reeves '31
NORM DIED Nov. 27, 1992, in Wheeling, WVa. He was born in Montclair, N.J., and prepared at Lawrenceville School. At Princeton, he was a member of Charter Club. He roomed...
Weahterly Reinmund '31
WETH REINMUND died Oct. 18, 1990. At Princeton he roomed with the late Beach Tredennick. He was an outstanding athlete, especially with respect to football and...
Joseph P. Remington '31
John was born on Dec. 4, 1908, in Philadelphia, spent most of his life either there or in the environs, moved to Williamsburg, Va. a few years ago, and on Nov. 24, died...
Charles Joseph Repka '31
Charlie was born Nov. 15, 1905, in Budapest, Hungary, but lived for many years in Newark and Elizabeth, N.J. On Mar. 3, 2001, he died at the Willowood Nursing Home in...
A. George Rixler Jr. '31
WE HAVE RECEIVED the sad news that George Bixler died Feb. 19, 1991, after a yearlong struggle with cancer. He was born in Pittsburgh, Penn., but came to us from, and...
Richard Henry Robinson '31
Richard H. Robinson's fascinating and productive life was interrupted several times early on, and finally 10 years ago by an automobile accident, which left him...
George S. Roudebush '31
George was born in St. Louis, lived there all his life, and died there Feb. 22, 2000, in St. Luke's Hospital after a brief illness.After preparing at the Webb School,...
Henry P. Royster '31
Henry P. Royster died after a long illness on June 13, 1999, at his home in Raleigh, N.C. He was 89. Hank was deeply admired, and his many friends will miss him...
Frank E. Sagendorph III '31
Bud was born June 25, 1909, in Lansdowne, Pa., and died Feb. 4, 2000. He lived in Hilton Head Island at the time of his death, a victim of Alzheimer's.He prepared at the...
John Richard Savage '31
JACK DIED Oct. 1, 1992, at Bainbridge Island, Wash. He prepared at Westminster School. While at Princeton, he held the Brown Scholarship arid was a member of Tiger Inn....
Robert H. Sayre '31
AN EXECUTIVE with E.F. Hutton before he retired, Bob Sayre died Jan. 15, 1991, at his home in Montrose, Penn. He came to college from the Kent School and was the...
Henry R. Schaefer '31
HENRY R. SCHAEFER died Jan. 20, 1990. A longtime Buffalo resident and a graduate of Nichols prep school, Hank moved to Port Colborne, Ontario, after retiring from...
Clinton A. Schofield '31
CLINT DIED Dec. 4, 1992, in New Haven, Conn. He was born in Schenectady, and prepared at Princeton Preparatory School. He was on the Class football team, and was a...
Frank A. Seiberling '31
Frank died, Jan. 24, after a brief illness. He lived in North Liberty, Ia., a suburb of Iowa City. Professionally, Frank was a distinguished art historian. The youngest...
George H. Shields III '31
George was born Feb. 7, 1910, in St. Louis, Mo., and died Jan. 20, 2001. He prepared at the St. Louis Country Day School and the Kent School. At Princeton he became...
Joseph Curtis Sloane '31 *49
Joe Sloane, our class's winsome pedagogical champion, died Apr. 9, 1998, in Chapel Hill, N.C. He was 89, long retired, but still bearing the titles of Alumni...
Wallace Howard Smith '31
Red, one of the most loyal of all Princetonians, was born Nov. 19, 1908, in Joplin, Mo., and died Mar. 25, 2001, in Kissimmee, Fla. His clothes, his house, his actions,...
Harold Byron Smith '31
FOLLOVING AN ILLNESS of several months, our classmate, Harold Byron Smith, died Oct. 30, 1990, in Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington, Ill. He was 81 years old. At...
T. Carlisle Snively '31
T. CARLISLE SNIVELY, 85, died Aug. 20, 1992, in Pottstown, Penn. He prepared at Exeter Academy, and while at Princeton was on the soccer and basketball squads. He roomed...
Thomas Spackman II '31
Thomas Spackman II died Nov. 18, 1995, at St. Joseph Hospital Lancaster, Penn., after a long illness. Educated at Wilmington Friends School and Princeton, he worked...
Alfred Stengel Jr. '31
AL DIED Jan. 28, 1993, in Merideth, N.H. He prepared at William Penn Charter School, Philadelphia. While at Princeton, he was on the DAILY PRINCETONIAN photographic...
Sidney M. Sternbach Jr. '31
STEW DIED Mar. 17, 1993, in Ossining, N.Y. He prepared at Choate School. He roomed for three years with E. J. Mack Jr. and S. N. Summer Jr. Stew was a stockbroker,...
Charles Henry Stevens '31 *32
Charles was born Aug. 15, 1910, in Jersey City, N.J., and died Mar. 6, 1985, in Ossining, N.Y. He was single, an only child, and had very few (if any) close relatives.He...
Edson Sweet Stevens '31
EDSON STEVENS died Oct. 13, 1992. His last place of residence was Milford, Mich. Ed worked in real estate and insurance until he retired in 1967. After retirement, he...
Wayne Oliver Stoughton '31
WAYNE DIED Mar. 28, 1993, in Greensboro, N.C. He prepared at Mercersburg Academy. While at Princeton, Wayne won second prize in the Walter F. Hope Speaking Contest, was...
Jens A. Tellefsen '31
JENS TELLEFSEN passed away in Port Valley, Calif., Sept. 2, 1992. He was born in Copenhagen on Aug.5, 1903. He prepared at the Hun School, where he was on the tennis...
William M. Thompson '31
Bill was born Mar. 15, 1909, in Albany, N.Y., and died in New Haven, Conn., Sept. 27, 1999. He lived in nearby Madison.Bill prepared at Albany Academy. At Princeton,...
Oliver Menter Thurman Jr. '31
OLLIVER "Doc" as he was known to many, died May 12, 1993, in Honolulu. He attended Newark Academy before entering Princeton, where he was on the freshman lacrosse and...
Horace Robert Toy '31
Horace Robert Toy died Apr. 26, 1998, in Sarasota, Fla., leaving his wife of 57 years, Bobbie, his children Leontine, Christopher, Peter, and Thomas, seven...
James F. Turner Jr. '31
EVERYONE IN '31 knew Jim Turner, who died May 1, 1990. He was the troubadour of our Nassau Hall step songs, as the late Art Knox was our leader. Among other things, Jim...
Carrington Cabell Tutwiler Jr. '31 *34
Tut died July 27, 2001, in Lexington, Va. He attended Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia and Episcopal High in Richmond.At Princeton he was a member of Whig and of...
Alfred Uihlein '31
ALFRED UIHLLEIN DIED Dec. 4, 1990. He was a graduate of the Hotchkiss School. At Princeton, where he was on the crew and swimming team, and in later life, Al continued...
Leonard A. Verkes Jr. '31
OUR CLASSMATE Len Verkes died Aug. 23, 1990. He came to college from St. Paul's School, and at Princeton he pulled an oar on various crews. After graduation, he became...
William P, Vogel Jr. '31
BILL DIED Jan. 8, 1992, after a short illness. He transferred to Princeton in his sophomore year from Stevens Institute of Technology. At Princeton, he was on the TIGER...
Alexander "Minty" Waldron '31
MINTY DIED at his home in Stuart, Fla., Mar. 25, 1993. He left Princeton and entered the Class of 1931 at the Univ. of Michigan, where he received his A.B. degree. He...
Albert Evans Walker '31
Albert E. Walker died in Elizabeth [Pa.] Hospital, on Nov. 14, 1997, of a breathing insufficiency. He was 88.A lifelong resident of Elizabeth, for many years Al was...
William A. Walker '31
WILLIAM AUGUSTUS WALKER died Nov. 20, 1993, in Hilton Head, where he moved from Grosse Point Park Mich., when he retired in 1976. Born Nov. 11, i908, in Birmingham,...
M. Roos Wallis '31
M. ROOS WALLIS DIED Jan. 7,1991. At Princeton he played soccer his freshman year. His entire business career was spent in the insurance business in the Philadelphia...
Laurence C. Ward '31
Laurence C. Ward died June 17, 1995, in Vero Beach, Fla., at Indian River Memorial Hospital after a series of serious problems. Born in Newark, N.J., he attended...
Jerome B. Weinstein '31
Jerry died Dec. 21, 1998, after a long illness. He was one of those rare individuals (these days) who was born in one town and lived and died in the same one -- in this...
Cary N. Weisiger III '31
CARY NELSON WNSIGER DIED of cancer Mar. 20, 1994, at a hospital near his home in Pasadena. At Princeton, Cary ran track and was in the Press Club and in Cap and Gown. He...
Frederick M. Weiss '31 *32
Freddie died May 25, 2000, in Summit, N.J. He prepared at Newark Academy and, upon matriculation at Princeton, directed his studies toward a career in civil...
William H. Wells '31
William H. Wells died Jan 30, 1997, in Morristown, N.J., following a very full life in his native Bordentown. He was 86. He prepared at Bordentown Military Institute,...
William Wettach '31 *33
Bill was born Mar. 13, 1910, in Pittsburgh and died 90 years later on June 28, 2000, in Ohio Valley Hospital, Kennedy Township, Ohio.Early in life, Bill attended the...
Charles Hathborn Wheeler '31
CHARLES HATHBORN WHEELER DIED July 23, 1990. Charlie went to the Montclair High School. At Princeton he was involved in fencing and was on the Tiger Board. After...
Robert F. White '31
BOB WHITE died at his home in Babylon, N.Y., Sept. 15, 1991. At college he was on the water polo team and was a member of Charter Club. For some years he was associated...
Frank Kirk Woodfin '31
Frank died of a heart attack Jan. 16, 2007, in New York City. Born and raised in Bell Buckle, Tenn., he prepared at the Webb School. At Princeton, he worked with the...
Samuel Sydney Woody Jr. '31
Sam died Sept. 17, 1998, in Abington Memorial Hospital in Jenkintown. He was 88. Although born in Philadelphia, Sam spent most of his life (excepting the years in...
Walter Charles Wurster '31
Walt was born Apr. 21, 1906, and died Apr. 24, 1999, in Tustin, Calif. He was 93.After graduation, he was for a time self-employed until he joined Wheeler & Phillips Co....
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