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Sept. 22, 2010
Vol. 111, No. 1
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Memorials by Class: 1937
Oakford Woodnutt Action Jr. '37
Oak died Oct. 17, 2009, in Woodstown, N.J. Oak was born in Salem, N.J., in 1914. He graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy, where he was on the soccer team. He...
Robert George Adamson '37 *38
Bob died Sept. 24, 2001, from complications of diabetes, at home in Haverford, Pa. He prepared at Germantown HS and graduated magna cum laude in electrical engineering;...
Dorsey Alexander '37
Dorsey Alexander died Jan. 18, 2009, in Mendocino, Calif. He was born in Clarksburg, W.Va., and attended the Calvert and Gilman schools in Baltimore. At Princeton he...
John Franklin Anderson '37
John died Feb. 4, 2005. He was 91.He was born in Akron, Ohio, Sept. 25, 1913. He attended Western Reserve Academy, Asheville (N.C.) School, George Washington University,...
Colebert Leroy Andrus '37
Colby (or Andy or Roy as we called him) Andrus died Oct. 6, 1996, crippled by asthma. He married his wife, Jane, in 1940 and leaves sons Colby Jr. and James, daughter...
Robert W. Anthony Jr. '37
BOB ANTHONY died July 24, 1990 of a sudden pulmonary embolism, leaving his widow, Nancy; son, Robert Wolcott (Cornell '64); and daughters, Anne Burnett and Deborah...
A. Lowrie Applegate '37
Friendly, cheerful investment banker, and lifelong resident of Sewickley, Pa., Lowrie Applegate died Sept. 19, 1998. His wife of 53 years, Betty Ann, died earlier this...
Alexander Armstrong Jr. '37
Alex died of an aneurysm Dec. 7, 2003, in Baltimore; he was 89. He was remembered as a beloved, innovative faculty member of the Gilman School for nearly 30 years.Alex...
Lee A. Ault '37
Lee Ault, connoisseur of the arts, Maine lover, publisher, and oil explorer, died Apr. 7, 1996, after a prolonged illness.Lee spent most of his working life producing...
Henry M. Bach Jr. '37
RADIO AND TELEVISION engineer and electronics inventor Pete Bach died Aug. 7, 1992, of a sudden heart attack. He left his wife of 52 years, Irene; two daughters, Alice...
Herbert W. Backes Jr. '37
ENTHUSIASTIC PRINCETONIAN, muchdecorated U. Col. Herb Backes died Feb. 13, 1991, of lung cancer in Lambertville, NJ. At Andover Herb was on the wrestling and track teams...
Robert Ballentine '37 *40
Highly honored Johns Hopkins U. biology professor and recipient of many fellowships, Bob Ballentine died of acute leukemia Jan. 17, 1998, survived by his wife of 30...
Hugh Campbell Barrett Jr. '37
Hugh died at St. Simon's Island, Ga., on Nov. 12, 2002, at the age of 88. A native of Orange, N.J., he came to us from Choate.A graduate of the US Brewing Academy, Hugh...
Roger Watson Barrett '37
Rog died Jan. 5, 2010. He was born in Chicago and lived in Winnekta, Ill., where he attended New Trier Township High School. He was an honor student and on the...
William G. Bate '37
Prolific industrial engineer and teacher Bill Bate died Aug. 23, 1997, leaving wife Donnabel, children Laurel, Sue, Billy, John, and Steve (Sally died), stepchildren...
Edward E Beale '37
WHIMSICAL, TALENTED, expert bridge player Ned Beale died Apr. 28, 1993, of emphysema. He was married just short of 50 years to wife Peggy (Allen) (who in 1951 was a...
Francis E. Bell '37
An ardent Princetonian from New Mexico and son of Harold Bell '11, Frank Bell died May 20, 2001, of cerebral ataxia. Recently his wife of 54 years, Nancy, had written:...
Mark A. Beltaire '37
When Mark died Dec. 1, 2005, at his home in La Jolla, Calif., he was called one of the "best-loved chroniclers" of the Detroit Free Press.His career could have been...
Robert Austin Bendheim '37
Bob died Aug. 21, 2009, in Greenwich, Conn. He was 93. He studied at Columbia Grammar School and transferred in 1935 from Amherst to Princeton, where he majored in...
Franz Josef Bing '37
Franz, who was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and lived in Manor, N.Y., for more than 70 years, died in Manor Aug. 28, 2005. He was 89.He graduated from...
Fred M. Blaicher '37
Fred M. Blaicher died July 22, 2006, in Vero Beach, Fla., where he lived for many years. Fred came to Princeton from Orange, N.J. He graduated from Carteret Academy,...
John S. Blay '37
JACK BLAY's illustrious career in writing, editing, picture editing, and book and typographical design ended with his death Oct. 19, 1991, leaving behind his wife,...
John S. Booth '37
Leader in the field of pigment technology, holder of two patents, and founder of companies, Stu Booth died Aug. 21, 1998. He had Frances in 1938; later he...
Robert G. Bradshaw '37
Bob died in Gloucester, Mass., Aug. 13, 2004, after a 55-year struggle with diabetes. He was 89.Bob majored in art and archaeology, graduating with high honors, and was...
Jack W. Bredenberg '37
BEER BARON and golf and gin rummy expert Jack Bredenberg, who had progressed to playing golf again after having a knee replacement in 1991 and being paralyzed in Feb....
Joseph A. Broderick '37
Eminent lawyer, Dominican priest, professor, and pro bono counselor Joe Broderick died May 19, 1997, at his home in Fearrington Village, N.C. His wife, Katharine...
George Ii Brown '37
GEORGE BROWN, grandson of King Kamehameha's prime minister, died in a nursing home in Hawaii Apr. 28, 1993. His wife, Julia, died in 1987, as did a daughter Julia in...
Russell Wait Buddington '37
Russ died Dec. 9, 2002, in Vero Beach, Fla. He came to Princeton from Lake Forest Academy. Russ was a history major, received a letter for JV basketball, and served as...
Ernest S. Burch '37
Outstanding citizen, ardent pilot until age 70, skier until age 80, and attorney, Ernie Burch died Feb. 2, 1999, of leukemia and related health problems. He left Elsie,...
Robert Landy Burger '37
Bob died June 24, 2002, in Shelburne, Vt. He graduated from the Choate School, where he received the school's highest honor, the Seal, given for integrity, scholarship,...
Stuart D. Burt Jr. '37
Stu died Oct. 6, 2003, as a result of a fall while strolling with his wife through the Long Island Sound salt marshes near his home in Guilford, Conn.His son, S....
John J. Byrne '37
Jack died April 15, 2004, in Marion, Mass.He came to Princeton from Bayley High School in Morristown, N.J., majored in biology, received group honors, and graduated as a...
Henry A. Caesar II '37
Harry died Sept. 5, 2004, in New Canaan, Conn. He was 89. His father was Class of 1913 and his late brother, Porter, was Class of 1938.He prepared at Choate, was on the...
Dutro C. Cale II '37
Dute died May 16, 2003, at the Ashlar Village in Wallingford, Conn., a retirement community where he lived for many years with his wife, Maryett. He was 89.Born in St....
Andrew M. Campbell '37
FRIENDLY, loyal Princetonian and surgeon Andy Campbell died on Oct. 30, 1989, of prostate cancer. At Polytech, he was on the football, swimming, and track teams,...
Edward Forest De Candee '37
With sadness, we report the death of Ned Candee, from pneumonia, following a stroke June 19, 2003. He was a loyal, enthusiastic classmate, and he served as class agent...
Joseph K. Cass III '37
ENTHUSIASTIC PRINCETONIAN and ardent golfer Joe Cass died Jan. 20, 1994, after a oneyear illness. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary; daughters Mary Mitchell...
James G. Catmon '37
MODEST JIM CANNON, with a lifetime of achievements, died Jan. 11, 1992. His charitable endeavors would fill this page, so it was no wonder he was named Man of the Year...
Fred Clair St. Charlot Jr. '37
FRED DIED in Mexico City in May 1989, leaving a widow, Lili, whom he married in 1955, a son Freddy, daughters Lilita and Mary Elizabeth, and a sister in Vero Beach, Mrs....
Charles Allan Chatterton '37
Charles was born in Yonkers, N.Y., and died Feb. 26, 2006, in Ladysmith, Wis. He was 91.An unassuming man of talent and privilege, he never spoke much of his background...
John Paul Chubet III '37
JOHN PAUL CHUBET III ("Pop" to some), a student athlete in the fullest sensefootball, basketball, and baseball (with AllState honors) and an honor student at Exeter...
Lester Butler Churchill Jr. '37
Les died in June of 2001. He came from Pomfret School to Princeton and majored in geology. When he married Lucetta Plum, they moved to Santa Monica, Calif. He became...
William P. Cleaver '37
Bill Cleaver died Sept. 9, 2012, at his home in Cranford, N.J., two months before his 98th birthday. Bill was born in Newark, N.J. He attended Mercersburg Academy...
Walter H. Close '37
PATIENT, EVER CHEERFUL Pres. Walt Close died Dec. 4, 1991, after a short illness complicated by a stroke. He leaves his wife of 50 years standing, Betty; two daughters...
Lester A. Collins '37
MAGNIFICENT landscape architect Les Collins died July 7, 1993, of cancer, leaving his wife of 47 years, Petronella, and a son, Oliver. Daughter Abigail and son Adrian...
Theodore H. Conderman '37
JOVIAL, ACTIVE Princetonian and reuner, insurance man Ted Conderman died Jan. 14, 1991, of a stroke.Ted came to us from St. George's, where he was on the soccer and...
Jerome T. Congleton Jr. '37
Stalwart Princetonian Jerry Congleton died Oct. 30, 1995, of a heart attack, aggravated by diabetes. He left his wife, Ruth, son Jerry III, daughters, Betty Ferguson and...
Peter G. Cook '37
EMINENT PORTRAIT and landscape painter and ace hockey player Peter Cook died Sept. 22, 1992, of cancer. He leaves his wife of 54 years, Joan; three sons, Peter '60, John...
Thomas T. Cook '37
Thomas “Ty” Cook died Feb. 13, 2011, at his home in Lake Oswego, Ore. He was born in Baltimore and attended St. Paul’s School in Garden City, N.Y. At Princeton he...
John Patterson Coyle '37
John died Oct. 15, 2009. He was a member of our class until his junior year, when he transferred to Antioch College. He prepared for Princeton at Roosevelt High School...
Donald B. Creecy Jr. '37
BRILLIANT, RETICENT Don Creecy died of stroke May 15, 1991, in Florida, where he was vacationing. He was native of Baltimore and graduated from Gilman, where he was...
Robert M. Crooker '37
BOB CROOKER died Nov. 26, 1989, leaving a widow, four sons, and five grandchildren. His first wife was Isabel, mother of his first three sons, Richard, William, and...
John R. Crowley '37
World traveler, student of the esoteric, and retired professor, Jack Crowley died July 17, 1998, of lung cancer. He left his wife of 50 years, Grace, and children...
William C. Cummings Jr. '37
Bill died July 27, 2006, in Janesville, Wis., where he lived for many years. He also had a home in Vero Beach, Fla. Bill (or “Shovel,” as he was known in school) was...
William Hayes Curry '37
Surrounded by three generations of his family, Bill died at his home in Monongahela, Pa., March 3, 2005. He was 90.He came to Princeton via Culver Military Academy,...
Earle Newton Cutler '37
Newt died on Mar. 24, 2002, in Bryn Mawr, Pa. He was 86. He came to Princeton from St. Paul's, majored in history, was a member of Ivy Club, and was voted handsomest in...
McKim Daingerfield '37
Kim Daingerfield died Aug. 12, 2011. He was born in Baltimore, where he graduated from Gilman School. At Princeton he majored in history, was on the cross-country team,...
Charles A. Dana Jr. '37
Entrepreneur and modest achiever Charlie Dana, trout fisherman and ardent Princetonian, died May 9, 2001, in an auto accident while crossing the street in NYC.He...
Sydney S. Date '37
Syd Date, son of Lamson Date '43, died Jan. 15, 2001. A sales control manager and director of market research, he was a longtime resident of Winnetka, Ill. Wives...
A. Hawthorne Davidson '37
TEX DAVIDSON, born in Dallas, theological scholar and exMarine, died Nov. 9, 1990, at home in Laurens, S.C., of heart failure. He left his widow, Eleanor, one son, and...
Roderic H. Davison '37
Learned historian, accordion player, quartet singer, and faithful Princetonian, Rod Davison, died Mar. 23, 1996, of lung complications. His wife, Louise, whom he married...
H. Dunlop Dawbarn '37
Fibers plant manufacturer, Virginia senator, constant classmate communicator, and caretaker of deceased classmates' children, Buz Dawbarn died Dec. 31, 1998, from a...
William S. Delafield '37
Bill Delafield died Nov. 20, 2010. He was born in Westhampton Beach, N.Y. He prepared for Princeton at Lawrenceville, where was a scholarship winner. At Princeton...
Robert Evans Dennison Jr. '37
Bob died Aug. 9, 2008, in Vero Beach, Fla. He was born in East Orange, N.J., where he graduated from the Morristown School and was on the hockey and tennis teams. At...
Florindo Michael Derosa '37
Insurance claims adjuster Fred DeRosa died Nov. 29, 1996, leaving his second wife, Catherine (Anne had predeceased), children Mickey, Kathleen, and Donald, three...
Walter J. Devlin '37
FAITHFUL PRINCETONLAN Wait Devlin died July 26, 1990, after a short but valiant battle with cancer.Walt came to Princeton from Lawrenceville. At Princeton he majored in...
Franklin Archibald Dick '37
Frank Dick died Mar. 7, 2003, at Heron Point in Chestertown, Md.; he was 89.Frank came to Princeton from Lawrence-ville, where he was captain of the swim team. He later...
Stuart Warren Don '37
Stuart Warren Don died Feb. 2, 2009. Stu was born in Troy, N.Y., and lived in Saratoga, N.Y., as well as Louisville, Ky. He attended the Hotchkiss School before...
Ira D. Dorian '37
Ira Dorian died Dec. 31, 2011, in Paramus, N.J., where he lived with his wife, Lillian, after a long residence in Cranford, N.J. Born in Freehold, N.J., Ira came to...
Joseph Doyle '37
EDUCATOR and quick wit Joe Doyle died at home peacefully on Dec. 2, 1989, leaving his widow Kathy, daughter Valentine, son Allen, and two grandchildren. By 1985, Joe had...
Andrew J. Duany '37
Cuban expatriate, Princeton father Andy (or Andres) Duany died Aug. 1, 1996, of a heart ailment. He left Enid, his wife of 48 years, sons Andres '71 (with wife Elizabeth...
George M. Duff Jr. '37
George died Jan. 20, 2005, in Shaker Heights, Ohio, where he was being cared for by his family. He was 89.Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., he resided for much of his life in...
Charles Cornell Dunlap Jr. '37
Curry-addict Cornell "Cornie" Dunlap, son of "Bush" Dunlap '13, died Apr. 20, 1996, 20 years to the day after his first wife, Leona. He was buried next to her in...
Lincoln Bull Dutcher '37
Lincoln Bull Dutcher died May 2, 2007, in Boulder, Colo. He was born in Milwaukee, Wis., and also lived in Montclair, N.J., and Washington, Conn., where he graduated...
William L. Dyson '37
LANKY, FRIENDLY Dutch Dyson, ardent golfer and one of the first to use lithium to treat manic-depressive illness, died May 12, 1993. He left his widow, Susan; a...
John S. Eberhardt '37
John Eberhardt, ex-director of personnel and employee relations for the New Jersey Department of Human Services, died Feb. 2, 2010. Originally from Montclair, N.J., he...
Robert L. Edwards '37
Bob Edwards of West Hartford, Conn., died Jan. 15, 2006. He was 91.Born in Auburn, N.Y., he was a direct descendant of Thomas Hooker, Jonathan Edwards, and Hartford...
Alfred H. Edwards '37
Al died Aug. 4, 2005, at his home in Dundee Township, near Elgin, Ill. He had just turned 90.Born in Elgin, he entered Princeton from Choate, majored in philosophy,...
Thomas Richard Eldridge '37
Tom died Aug. 8, 2009. At Princeton and beyond he devoted himself to musical entertainment. He worked for a time with NBC in New York City and later spent time at the...
Walter Von Elm '37
Backgammon, squash, golf, and bridge expert Walter Von Elm died Aug. 17, 1997, leaving a brother, Charles, a sister, Dorothy, and nieces and nephews.At Choate, Walter...
Edward G. Engel '37
Ed died July 26, 2007, at the Mount Vernon, N.J., home of his daughter, Suzanne. He formerly lived at Meadow Lakes in Hightstown, N.J. He graduated from the Pingry...
Chester Wilson Fairlie Jr. '37
Chet died Jan. 9, 2004, at Heritage Heights, Concord, N.H.Chet came to us from Deerfield Academy. He majored in psychology at Princeton, was a member of Whig Hall...
John R. Fales '37
SUPERB OCEANSAILING racer and yacht builder Johnny Fales died July 20, 1993, after having been on dialysis for three years, leaving his wife of 55 years, Barbara; son...
Arthur J. Fallon '37
Art Fallon died June 3, 1996, leaving his wife of 50 years, Ginny (a distant cousin of Alex Armstrong), and daughters Ann and Kathryn. He was famous, along with Jack...
John M. Farley '37
JOHN FARLEY, of the quixotic wit and passion for Princeton, died Sept. 12, 1990, at last released from his diabetic woes. On July 14, 1945, he married Patricia Bridgen,...
Frank E. Fell Jr. '37
PROLIFIC FRANK FELL, a lifelong resident of Trenton and electronic computer expert, died July 26, 1992. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Patricia, and almost...
Millicent H. Fenwick '37
PIPESMOKING, EMINENT, but modest, grande dame of politics, honorary member Millicent Fenwick died Sept. 16, 1992, at age 82. She wrote, "I now feel it's all really...
Thomas Burns Fifield '37 *40
Tom died in Janesville, Wis., Feb. 9, 2007. Before Princeton, he graduated from Northwestern Military and Naval Academy, where he was a class officer and on the Rifle...
Edgar Moore Finck Jr. '37
Faithful reuner and football and lacrosse game attendee Ed Finck died Oct. 29, 1999. His wife, Janice, had predeceased him, but he left stepdaughter Donna Dotsch, son Ed...
Thomas Fisher Jr. '37
CHEERFUL, METICULOUS, conservative, loyal Tom Fisher died Oct. 28, 1992, of lung cancer. He left his wife of 54 years, Martha; young Tom (Tim) '62; daughters Ann Falby...
Harper Follansbee '37
The outstanding career of teacher Harp Follansbee, our class treasurer for two terms, came to an end May 20, 1995. He left his wife, Pat, whom he married in 1947; three...
James F. Foran '37
Ardent Princetonian and naturalist, Jim Foran died Apr. 17, 1998. His wife of 45 years, Pat, survives, along with children Susan and Sheila, stepson Rusty, two...
David E. Foster '37 *46
Quiet, enthusiastic Princetonian, and ardent reuner Col. Dave Foster died of a heart attack Jan. 23, 1998, leaving his wife of 50 years, Eileen.Having prepared at Blair,...
William C. Frank '37
Bill Frank died May 24, 1999, of congestive heart failure and emphysema, leaving a wife, Caroline; children of his first wife, Virginia Glendon, William Jr., and Leslie;...
John G. Frazer Jr. '37
John Frazer died at home Feb. 18, 1996, of Parkinson's disease. He had a solid Princeton background with his father, uncles, and cousins-all lawyers, judges, and...
Robert Ralph Furman '37
Robert Ralph Furman died Oct. 14, 2008, in Buckeysville, Md. He was born in Trenton, N.J., and attended Trenton High School. At Princeton he majored in civil engineering...
Fentress Gardner '37
Longtime Foreign Service executive and world traveler Fent Gardner died Mar. 19, 1999. He is survived by his wife, Hedwig, daughter Gwen, sons Darien and Axel, and seven...
Samuel K. George III '37
ORNITHOLOGIST AND PUCKISH, avid Princetonian, though graduating from Franklin and Marshall in 1939, Sam George died Sept. 4, 1991, when he fell off a ladder and broke...
Samuel Stuart Gilbert '37
International banker Sam Gilbert, always with an eye out for Princeton and golfing, died Nov. 3, 1996, at his home in Pinehurst, N.C., after a long battle with cancer....
Craig W. Gillahan '37
Craig died Aug. 21, 1997, leaving a wife of 45 years, Royle, children Craig III, Patricia Mease, and Christi Hoffert, and five grandchildren.At Lawrenceville, Craig...
Marshall Tiebout "Pete" Gleason Jr. '37
Marshall Tiebout “Pete” Gleason Jr. died April 4, 2007. He was born on Long Island, N.Y., and lived in Garden City, N.Y., Norwalk, Conn., Wheeling, W.Va.,...
John Carleton Goodell '37
John died on June 15, 2002 in Saratoga, Fla. He was 88. He came to us from the Clark School [N.H.], majored in economics, and was proud that he was a member of the...
Blaine Morton Gordon '37
Blaine died Dec.1, 2001, at his home in Birmingham, Mich. He was 84. He came to Princeton at the age of sixteen from New Rochelle Senior High. At Princeton he majored in...
Eugene G. Grace Jr. '37
Stalwart Princetonian and at one time Philadelphia's most eligible bachelor, Gene Grace died Jan. 8, 1997, of heart failure. He is survived by Bobby, his wife of 48...
Gordon K. Greenfield '37
Gordon died Jan. 7, 2005, after a short illness at his home in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. He was 89.He came to us from Lawrenceville, majored in history, and was a member...
Henry E. Griffith '37
Plastic-packaging expert and ardent Princetonian Hank Griffith died on Sept. 26, 1989.At Princeton, Hank majored in chemical engineering and also found time for the...
Paul L. Griffiths Jr. '37
Longtime Scott Paper Co. executive, golfer, and curler Paul Griffiths Jr. died Nov. 3, 1995, from bilateral pneumonia after fighting chronic emphysema and diabetes. He...
Edward Lane Groff '37
Enthusiastic alumnus and fire equipment expert Lane Groff has died. He first married Juanita Sikes in 1942 and had daughters Valerie in 1944 and Susan in 1946. His...
Lambert J. Gross '37
Specialist in accounting and business administration and retired corporate executive Lambie Gross died Jan. 26, 1998, after a long illness. He left his second wife...
Joseph Harris '37
Internationally known seedsman Joe Harris died May 10, 2000. He left his wife, Margaret, sons Peter and Carroll, nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Son...
Augustin S. Hart Jr. '37
Quaker Oats big shot, golfer, skier, and reunion enthusiast Gus Hart died Dec. 8, 1999. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Margo, sister of Bob Stuart, sons...
David Morris Hatheway '37
Dave died Nov. 5, 2009, at his home in Bloomfield, Conn. Born in Hartford, Conn., Dave attended the Kingswood School before coming to Princeton, where he majored in...
Lawrence Dyke Van Hauxhurst '37
Ardent fisherman, boatsman, flyer, and bomb expert, Larry Hauxhurst, died Oct. 16, 1994, leaving Audrey, his wife of 53 years, two sons, Scott and Larry, and one...
Chapin Hawley '37
Chapin Hawley of and Newport, Ky., died of complications following surgery Nov. 8, 2004. He was 88.Chapin graduated from Walnut Hills High School in...
John H. Heminway '37
Cheerful, friendly Jack Heminway died of liver cancer on Aug. 18, 1989. Jack lived in N.Y.C., Watch Hill, R.I., and Gstaad, Switzerland. He was a superior classmate,...
Manville F. Hendrickson '37
Manville Hendrickson died Sept. 14, 2011. He was born in St. Paul, Minn., and was known as “Fritz” or “Jof.” He prepared for Princeton at Evanston (Ill.) and Watertown...
Dean Hill Jr. '37
Dean Hill died Sept. 6, 1996, of leukemia. He was an indefatigable worker in the vineyards of our class and of Princeton, working on reunion committees, class dinners,...
Harry J. Hogan '37
Our distinguished classmate died Feb. 17, 2003, in Arlington, Va. He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery.Harry majored in history at Princeton and graduated magna...
Charles Coy Honsaker '37
Having had a broken hip in 1985 and 1988 and a severe stroke in 1992, management consultant Coy Honsaker died June 25, 1997. He leaves former wife Deborah Honsaker; four...
Richard B. Hopper '37
Photographer and faithful Princetonian Dick Hopper died on Feb. 26, 1989, of congenital heart disease. He had retired in 1979 to Littleton, Colo., where went to the...
Andrew Quinn Hourigan Jr. '37
CIVIC LEADER, lawyer, former Class treasurer and president, Andy Hourigan died Feb, 19, 1992. His starstudded career started at Wyoming Seminary, where he was wrestling...
George Harrison Houston Jr. '37
Harry died suddenly April 23, 2006, in Louisville, Ky., after returning from a cruise to Holland and Belgium. He came to Princeton from The Hill School, where he was...
Philip Wesley Hunt '37
An enthusiastic Princetonian, ever seeking-out classmates, Phil Hunt died Sept. 26, 1997. His first wife, of 43 years, Ann, died in Nov. 1985; three years later he...
William Bridges Hunter '37
Bill was born in Louisville, Ky., and died Feb. 10, 2006, in Greensboro, N.C. He was 90.Bill came to Princeton from the University of Louisville in 1934. He majored in...
Chauncey K. Hutchins '37
CHAUNCEY HUTCHINS, beloved of all, as his wife of almost 54 years standing, Polly, puts it, died of pneumonia Dec. 23, 1991, after a long illness, He also left three...
Robert W. Jackson '37
CHEMICAL ENGINEER Bob Jackson died July 14, 1992, of cancer. He is survived by his widow, Janina; sons Robert and Thomas; daughter Kathy; and brother Ted, also '37. Bob...
Francis Jacobs '37
Having just attended our 60th reunion in a wheelchair, accompanied by dear friend Natalie Keenan, eminent gymnast and pediatrician Fran "Jake" Jacobs died June 2, 1997,...
Sidney B. Johnson '37
Lifelong resident of Monmouth Beach, N.J., and described in the local newspaper as "perhaps the best-known political figure in borough history," Sid Johnson died Mar....
William Benedict Johnson '37
CHEMICAL ENGINEER, inventor, world traveler Ben Johnson died in England Feb. 3, 1991, of leukemia.Ben came to us from Hotchkiss, where he featured football, glee club,...
W. Boardman Jones Jr. '37
Ardent Princetonian and ever-cheerful Boardie Jones died Nov. 21, 1998. His wife of 53 years, Becky, survives him, as do daughters Becky and Muffy and four...
John E. Jones Jr. '37
FOUNDER of a threegeneration Princeton family, John Jones died Dec. 15, 1993. The cancer for which he was operated on in Dec. 1991 metastisized. He did have the joy of...
Edward Wieber Kahler '37
Edward Wieber Kahler died Aug. 11, 2008. He lived in Winnetka, Ill., and attended the Hun School, where he was on the football and basketball teams and was editor of the...
Cresson Henry Kearny '37
Cress died Dec. 18, 2003, in Montrose, Colo. He was 88.The many achievements and honors he received during his life began at Princeton, where he graduated with highest...
John E. Kelly '37
Track star and printing sales expert Jack Kelly died on Feb. 1, 1989, at the Valley-Hi Nursing Home, in Denver. Jack prepped at Mercersburg, where he was active in...
William B. Kline '37
WE HAVE JUST LEARNED that sales engineer Bill Kline died July 28, 1990. As of 1966, he had a daughter Billie, with a master's degree and a teaching fellowship at L.S.U.,...
C. Paul Kogge '37
Sales and marketing expert Paul Kogge died Jan. 5, 1998, leaving his wife of 57 years, Barbara (whom he married at Lawrenceville), daughter Pamela, son Charles Jr., and...
LeRoy Kramer Jr. '37
LeRoy died June 2, 2004, at his home in Harbor Springs, Mich.Roy came to Princeton from Lawrence-ville. He left after freshman year to become city freight agent and vice...
Max Vance Krebs '37
Max died April 22, 2006, in Southern Pines, N.C., where he and Esther, his wife of 63 years, lived for the past several years. He majored in political science at...
Frank Yoakum Larkin '37
Frank died May 16, 2004, in Greenwich, Conn., of heart failure.He prepared at Lawrenceville, majored in history, played on championship tennis teams, and was a member of...
Nicholas H. Larzelere '37
NICK LARZELERE DIED Mar. 3, 1991, of emphysema, leaving a daughter Nancy Puff of Mission Hills, Kan. and a son Townley of El Dorado Hills, Calif., as well as four...
George F. Lauritzen '37
SOYBEAN MOGUL George Lauritzen died May 31, 1992, of cancer complications. His wife, Jay, whom he married in 1936, died in 1987. His son Peter P. '62 and grandson...
Edward Potter Lebens '37
GENTLE GIANT ED LEBENS died of lung cancer on Sept. 11, 1993. He was a retired director and V.P. of The First Boston Corp., NYC, where he worked as an investment...
Peter A. Leventritt '37
World-caliber bridge player and winner of 13 national titles, Pete Leventritt died Dec. 6, 1997, of complications from diabetes, leaving his tuna-fishing expert wife...
Edward A. Limberg Jr. '37
Inveterate reuner, with a whimsical sense of humor, Eddie Limberg died June 29, 1996, leaving wife Sally of 55 years, three daughters, Mary, Anne, and Leslie, and two...
Thomas R. Lincoln '37
LAWYER, SHIPPING EXECUTIVE and author of our 50th yearbook, Tom Lincoln died Aug. 4, 1993, in Greenwich, Conn., of respiratory failure. He is survived by his wife of 23...
Joseph Wharton Lippincott '37
Joe died Jan. 25, 2003, of respiratory disease at his home in Bryn Mawr, Pa. He was 88.He prepared at St. Paul's and majored in English. During WWII, he drove an...
Joel T. Loeb '37
Joel died Jan. 7, 2010, at his home in Jenkintown, Pa. He was 94. Joel grew up next to the Penn campus, but had the good instinct to come to Princeton after...
David S. Long '37
Cheerful, friendly, humorous, frequent letter-to-the-editor writer Snapper Long died Sept. 16, 1997, surviving his wife, Ann, and leaving a niece and two...
Allan Power Lucht '37
Al died of pneumonia on Jan. 1, 2002, at Greenwich Hospital; he was 84.Al came to us from Cliffside Park [N.J.] HS. He majored in architecture and graduated with honors....
Edwin C. Luther Jr. '37
Ed Luther died July 1, 1996, leaving Fran, his wife of 46 years; his sons, Dave '74 and Edwin, his daughter, Francie, and five grandchildren. At the Hill School, Ed was...
Wilbur Masser Lutz '37
Wilbur Masser Lutz, born in 1915 in Reading, Pa., died Nov. 4, 2008. He graduated from Reading High School and at Princeton he majored in biology, graduating with...
Carl G. Lutz '37
Carl died June 29, 2011, in West Hartland, Conn. After Princeton he coached crew at the Hun School and worked in sales and promotion for General Motors and the...
Macdonald "Mac" Lynch '37
A selfdescribed "unrepentant entrepreneur," Mac Lynch was working on plans for an innovative waste oil refinery just days before he died July 17, 1996, in Houston, Tex....
Samuel L. Maccorkle '37
DESCRIBED IN THE CHARLESTON GAZETTE as "a Democrat, a West Virginian, and an honest man," Sam MacCorkle died Jan. 24, 1991, of an apparent heart attack.At Woodberry...
John Randolph Maguire '37
John died Jan. 6, 2010. He was born in Brooklyn and graduated from Polytechnic Preparatory Country Day School before coming to Princeton. At Princeton he majored in...
Kenneth W. Mann '37
Ken Mann died Feb. 25, 2012, in Nyack, N.Y. He was a retired Episcopal priest and a clinical psychologist. He was born in Nyack and graduated from Nyack High School,...
Lewis Henry Marks '37
Lew died on Dec. 8, 2002, in Jacksonville, Fla. He came to us from Shady Side Academy in Pittsburgh. Lew majored in economics with honors, was president of Campus Club,...
James L. Martin Jr. '37
Geologist, stamp collector, rose grower, Jim Martin died June 15, 1999, leaving his wife of 59 years, Helene, children James III '62, Ross, John, Anne, Julia,...
George R. Masset '37
George Masset died Sept. 27, 2004, at his home in Boca Raton, Fla. He also had lived on Long Island. Mass attended Hempstead (N.Y.) High School, where he was ...
Richard Maxwell '37
Sailor Dick Maxwell died Mar. 19, 1999, leaving a brother, Ed '36. His wife, Eleanor, predeceased him, as did his twin brother, William.At Taft, Dick was into hockey,...
Robert Mayer '37
Bob Mayer died Apr. 1, 2001. His wife of 58 years, Ann, died in 1997, but he left good friend Betty Kahn, sons Andy and Jeff, four grandchildren, and two...
Henry F. Mccreery '37
Ardent Princetonian, two-career man, and constant correspondent Hank McCreery died Sept. 8, 1999, after a long illness.,He prepared at Loomis, where he was a member of...
William Gurd Mcculloch '37
Bill died June 16, 2004, in St. David's, Pa. He was 89.He prepared at Choate School. At Princeton he majored in politics and was a member of the Glee Club and Terrace...
Standish Forde Medina '37
Stan died on Sept. 27, 2001, from a cerebral aneurysm he suffered after visiting his closed office near the World Trade Center. He was 86.A member of Quadrangle Club and...
John Meirs '37
STRUCTURES ENGINEER and enthusiastic Princetonian John Meirs died Nov. 1, 1993, leaving a host of friends. He had been in declining health since suffering a severe heart...
Wayne Mendell '37
Wayne died March 2, 2006, in La Jolla, Calif. He was 91. He was born in Battlesville, Okla., and lived in East Orange, N.J. He came to Princeton from East Orange High...
Frank Meyer II '37
Always jolly, enthusiastic Princetonian Dutch Meyer died of a heart attack Dec. 7, 1996, leaving Ginny, his wife of 50 years, sons Frank III, Steven, and Peter, and four...
Robert Miller '37 *40
Fabulous history professor Bob Miller died Oct. 23, 1997, unmarried.At Peddie he was on the baseball, basketball, tennis, and track teams, and was a sports manager. At...
Dr. B. Robert Miller '37
BRILLIANT GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRIST and neurologist Bob Miller died July 7, 1991, leaving his wife, Shirley, two daughters, two sons, and six grandchildren.Bob went to...
Minot K. Milliken '37
Native New Yorker, kilted textile expert, and multicorporate director, Minot Milliken died Nov. 14, 1998. He left his second wife Armene (Edith, his wife of 49 years,...
Henry B. Mitchell II '37
Hank Mitchell, a world traveler with a wry sense of humor, died Dec. 21, 1997, from a combination of cancer, multiple heart attacks, and Alzheimer's. He left children...
Rodman Morgan '37
Rod Morgan died Jan. 22, 1996, in Roseville, Calif., of double pneumonia. At Germantown Academy and Princeton, Rod played several sports and was on the varsity soccer...
John H. Morris '37
Ardent Princetonian and chemical engineer Johnnie Morris died in his sleep of a heart attack on Mar. 19, 1989. had just returned from a golfing vacation in Florida....
William Scott Morris '37
Bill died Sept. 1, 2009. He was born in Windsor, Ontario, and lived in New York and Santa Cruz, Calif. He graduated from Curtis High School, where he was a class...
John E. Morrissey '37
Jack died March 23, 2011, at his home in Fayetteville, N.Y. Jack was born in Orange, N.J., and attended East Orange High School before coming to Princeton. At...
Edward Comstock Morton '37
Ed died at 86 of complications from cancer on Oct. 23, 2001, at his Baltimore home. Born in Baltimore, he attended the Calvert and Gilman Schools. He majored in history...
Edward Mosehauer '37
Aircraft equipment design engineer, model railroader, and ardent Princetonian, Ed Mosehauer of West Hartford, Conn., died Apr. 25, 1998. His wife, Eleanor, predeceased...
Benjamin H. Mount Jr. '37
BEN MOUNT, retired manager of the mathematics section at the Betts Atomic Power Laboratory of Westinghouse Electric Corp., died Feb. 9, 1991, of congestive heart...
Rem Van Aiken Myers '37
Rem Van Aiken Myers died Feb. 12, 2008. He was living at the time in Southbury, Conn. He was born in East Orange, N.J., and attended Carteret Academy,...
Philip E. Neary '37
Phil died Feb. 24, 2005, at his home in Seneca Falls, N.Y. He was 89.Born in Wilmington, Del., he came to Princeton from the Lawrenceville School, majored in English,...
Jacob C. Nevius '37
Jake died Jan. 11, 2012, in Trenton, N.J., where he had been a lifelong resident. He graduated cum laude from the Peddie School in Hightstown, N.J., before coming to...
Edgar Lieber Newhouse III '37
Ed died on June 28, 2002, at the age of 88, after a stroke, in Bethesda, Md. He came to us from Choate, belonged to Terrace Club, and was a politics major in the School...
Alexander Alfred Newton '37
Alexander Alfred Newton died Oct. 10, 2006. Newt, as we knew him, was born in Chicago and also lived in Kenilworth, Ill. He prepared for Princeton at the Hun School and...
Peter Nicholls '37
Beloved storekeeper, gardener, sailor, and jogger Pete Nicholls died Feb. 25, 1999, leaving wife Scotty (also an ex-Marine), daughters Jane and Hope, son Sandy, and four...
Philip A. Von Nicholson '37
Phil died Oct. 23, 2002, after a two-month illness; he was 88. He came to Princeton from Mercersburg Academy, where he excelled in football and wrestling. He won the...
John W. Nicholson III '37
Johnny, a Moorestown, N.J., internal medicine physician, died of an apparent stroke Aug. 6, 2001. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty; his sons, Bob '63, John,...
Langdon Van Norden '37
THE DISTINGUISHED career of lawyer Lang Van Norden, opera and'37 enthusiast, ended with a sudden heart attack Jan. 27, 1993, leaving widow Gloria and son Langdon Jr.At...
Julian L. Nugent Jr. '37
Globe trotter, US foreign service officer, and lawyer Julian Nugent died June 23, 2000. He is survived by a daughter, Joan. His wife, Janet, and another daughter, Julie,...
Eugene Franklin Oconnor III '37
Gene died Feb. 10, 2002, in Charlottesville, Va. He prepared at Choate and at Princeton majored in English.Gene wrote in our 50th-reunion book, "Less than a month after...
Edward N. Odell '37
Ed Odell died Aug. 24, 1996, after a brief illness. Survivors include Mary, his wife of 52 years, daughters Barbara, Deborah, and Kathleen, son Lawrence, and a...
William F. Oechler '37
German professor, naval commander, and investment man Bill Oechler died Apr. 3, 2000. His wife, Helen, predeceased him, but he leaves a daughter, Susan Katherine...
Edward C. Oeisner '37
SQUASH RACQUETS champion and shipping expert Ed OeIsner died April 2, 1990, in North Palm Beach of leukemia, leaving his wife of 50 years, the former Hope Bryan sons...
William Howell Orr Jr. '37
Bill died on Nov. 8, 2001, in Westfield, N.J., where he had lived his entire life. He was 86. He came to Princeton from Loomis. His business life was spent in insurance...
Alfred M. Osgood '37
Law specialist in federal excise taxes, war department counterintelligence expert, and avid sailor Al Osgood died of congestive heart failure Apr. 29. His wife, Betty,...
Benjamin C. Osullivan '37
Ben O'Sullivan died May 2, 1998, near his longtime home in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Ben grew up in NYC, where he attended the Browning School, and followed his father, Tom '14,...
George G. Otis '37
QUIET, EFFECTIVE George Otis died Mar. 23, 1992, of lung cancer, leaving his widow, Louise, whom he married in 1941; daughter Cathy; son Bob; and two grandsons. He came...
Robert G. Pagenkopf '37
Ponderosa pine and Douglas fir expert Peg Pagenkopf died Mar. 20. He leaves his wife of 53 years, Coletta, daughters Jane, Julie, and Nora Ann, and granddaughter...
Richard G. Park III '37
An expert on the meaning of words and an inveterate reuner, Dick Park died July 4, 1999, of congestive heart failure. He left his wife, Charlotte, daughters Esther and...
R. Burton Parker '37
Burt died Nov. 6, 2005, at his home in Sewickley, Pa. He was 91.Burt lived most of his life in Ben Avon, Pa. He came to Princeton from Exeter, majored in politics, and...
William James Parker '37
Jim Parker, who left college during freshman year, but who remained a loyal alumnus of Princeton ("It is the Place."), died Aug. 4, 1996. He had studied for a short time...
Richard S. Parker '37
GREGARIOUS RICHIE PARKER, brotherinlaw of Rem Myers, died Nov. 21, 1991, after suffering from Alzheimer's for 12 years. He is survived by his widow, Sally, whom he...
Frederick Haskell Parkin '37
DREAD DIED Dec. 26, 1992, in Pittsburgh, after a long illness with cancer. He prepared for Princeton at Shady Side Academy, Pittsburgh. At Princeton he was a member of...
Richard P. Parsons Jr. '37
LIFELONG FAN of steamengine trains, Dick Parsons died July 18, 1992, of cancer. He is survived by four sons, Rick, Peter, Jonathan, and Billy; two daughters, Robin and...
Sidney Eugene Pendexter Jr. '37
Lifelong resident of the Oranges and avid reuner Gene Pendexter died Mar. 17, 1997, of a heart attack, leaving Eleanor, his wife of over 50 years, his children, Nancy,...
Albert St. L. Peter '37
Explosives expert, ever-active Pete St. Peter died Oct. 23, 1997, after a long bout with emphysema. His wife of 50 years, Virginia, survives him, as do children Dennis...
Timothy A. Pheiffer '37
World traveler, English professor, and cloak and dagger man, Tim Pheiffer died Nov. 8, 1999. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Sally, children, Tim, Penelope, and...
Chester H. Philips '37 *40
Noted architect and many-campaigned WWII veteran-ending up a lt. col.-Chet died May 14, 2000. His first wife, Doris, died in 1989, and he left wife Anne, children...
Edward T. Pickard '37
Witty bomber navigator and electronics expert, Ed Pickard died Apr. 20, 1998. He is survived by a sister, Betty Sleighter, nieces, a nephew, and his foster son Jim...
James H. Pinckney IV '37
Jim Pinckney, a banker, died May 8, 1996. He had retired to Massachusetts after having long been a Garden City, N.Y., resident. He was legally blind for the last few...
Alfred C. Pollock Jr. '37
Super salesman of steel and bridge expert, Al (a.k.a. Ace) Pollock died Mar. 27, 1998. Since 1993 he had been quadriplegic and confined to wheelchair as the result of...
Edwin W. Pomerleau '37
Former Navy man and faithful Annual Giver, Ed Pomerleau died Apr. 28, 1998. He left his wife of 45 years, Rosemary, sons Peter and Paul, and two grandchildren.Ed was on...
Alan C. Poole '37
Ardent Princetonian, marathoner, and investment expert, Ben Poole died June 3, 1998. His wife of 59 years, Anne, daughter Nancy, son John '69, and two grandchildren...
Phil Porter '37
Noted Dallas petroleum geologist and engineer, Phil Porter died Oct. 1, 1998, after a long illness. His wife, Doris, died Oct. 14, 1998. Sons Steve and Bob, daughter...
Robert Morton Price '37
Bob died April 21, 2004.Bob came to Princeton from Choate, was on the freshman track and football teams, was treasurer of Cloister Inn, and majored in architecture. He...
John F. Pritchard Jr. '37
Pritch died Aug. 4, 2005, in Liberty, Mo., a victim of lung cancer brought on by exposure to asbestos fibers years ago. He was 89.He came to Princeton from Pembroke...
Peter C. Pumyea Jr. '37
Pete Pumyea, who died July 20, 2000, came to Princeton from Lawrenceville but left at the end of freshman year, having been a monitor during the history lecture period...
Emery Bruce Pyle '37
Emery Bruce Pyle died Oct. 3, 2008, in Dallas, Texas. Bruce was born in Kansas City, Mo., and attended John Burroughs School, where he played football, baseball, and...
Percy Rivington Pyne III '37
Enthusiastic Princetonian, champion golfer, and ex-township committeeman, pharmaceutical salesman Percy Pyne died Jan. 11, 1999, after several years of medical problems....
Henry Quellmalz '37
Henry died Sept. 30, 2001, at Albany Memorial Hospital Hospice, Albany, N.Y. Born in Baltimore, he came to Princeton from the Gilman School. He majored in politics and...
Howard V. Quinn '37
Howie Quinn died Dec. 4, 2010, in Clinton, N.Y. He was born in Utica, N.Y., and prepared for Princeton at Utica Country Day School, where he was on the football and...
John W. Ragsdale '37
Walking dictionary and editor Jack Ragsdale died on Sept. 19, 1989, when he suddenly dropped dead while housesitting for a friend. The coroner said that Jack never knew...
Walter E. Rahm Jr. '37
Bill Rahm, pioneer in the medical electronics field and former Princeton psychology department professor, died July 28, 1995.At Montclair H.S., Bill was in the glee...
Pandia C. Ralli '37
EXPERT TRUSTS AND ESTATES LAWYER and avid squash player and golfer Pan Ralli died Dec. 13, 1991, of a heart attack. He became a partner in Carter, Ledyard & Milburn in...
William Stowe Rawls '37
Bill died of heart failure March 20, 2004, in Ambler, Pa.He prepped at the Kent [Conn.] School, earned his degree in history, and graduated with honors and membership in...
Howard W. Read '37
'TO ME A MAJOR REUNION is a wonderful chance to meet once again with a whole classwithout any of the invisible walls that sometimes separated us while we were in...
William C. Renwick '37 *40
THE ORIGINATOR OF OUR XIX XXXVII, Bill Renwick died May 2, 1992. Bill was ever cheerful, ever helpful, popular, selfeffacing, an artist, and a prominent industrial...
Robert H. Rial '37
Former Court of Common Pleas Judge Bob Rial died June 3, 1995, following a heart attack suffered while driving in Greensburg, Penn.At Greensburg H.S., Bob was into...
Arthur J. Riggs '37
Art died July 12, 2011, in Dallas, Texas. He graduated cum laude from The Lawrenceville School. At Princeton he majored in history and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He...
Albert Frederick Ritter '37
Fred died Nov. 25, 2003, at Cranberry Pointe Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center in Harwick, Mass., after a long illness. He was 90.Born and raised in New Britain,...
Edward F. Rivinus '37 *50
Foreign policy expert, Smithsonian senior science editor, and avid hunter, Ted Rivinus died Nov. 3, 1998, in an auto accident. His 44-year marriage to Esther ended in...
Dr. W. Samuel Robinson '37
GASTROENTEROLOGIST SAM ROBINSON died Aug. 6, 1991, of myelogenous leukemia, leaving his wife, Kelsey, three children, and five grandsons,At Montgomery School Sam was on...
Charles Ernest Roh '37
Charles Ernest Roh died March 27, 2007. He was born in Newark, N.J., and lived in Montclair, N.J., and West Hartford, Conn. He prepared at Montclair Academy, where he...
Joseph Morgan Rolan '37
Joseph Morgan Roland died Jan. 21, 2008, at Medford Leas in Medford, N.J. He was born in Philadelphia and graduated from Germantown Friends School. At Princeton he...
Charles John Ruddy Jr. '37
A KIND AND LOYAL friend to many, retired lawyer and lifelong Brooklyn resident Jack Ruddy died Nov. 17,1990, at Victory Memorial Hospital, Brooklyn of heart failure.Jack...
Edwin F. Russell '37
Ed died on Dec. 22, 2001, at his Hobe Sound, Fla., home. He wrote in our 50th reunion book, "Journalism and publishing have been my entire career." He first joined the...
Frederick O. Russell '37
Printing sales representative and coin collector Fred Russell died Apr. 4, 1999, leaving his wife, Barbara (just short of their 57th wedding anniversary), children...
Peter Rutter '37
PETER RUTTER, diplomat of the winsome sense of humor and descendant of Thomas Rutter, Pennsylvania's first ironmaster, died Nov. 20, 1989, after a long bout with...
Robert Parry Rye '37
Robert Parry Rye died April 23, 2008. He was born in Wilmette, Ill., and also lived in Montclair, N.J. He prepared at Montclair Academy, Newark Academy, and the Hun...
Henry Robinson Saalfield '37
Hank died at his home in Hudson, Ohio, on July 8, 2002, only three months after the death of Ginger, his beloved wife of 64 years. He was 88.He came to us from...
Leonard R. Sargent '37
Len Sargent died Feb. 16, 1997, of a heart attack, leaving wife Sandy, children Kerri and Rick, and three granddaughters.He prepared for Princeton at Gunnery. At...
Robert W. Sayre '37
Bob died March 26, 2006, at his home in Haverford, Pa. He was 90.He grew up in Germantown, Pa., and attended Penn Charter School, where he played soccer and was known...
James Wilcox Sayre '37
Jim died Feb. 15, 2002, in Robbinsdale, Minn. He came to us from Montclair [N.J.] HS and majored in French. Following graduation, he took an MA in history from Montclair...
Henry Schneider III '37 *48
German language expert and lay preacher, Dutch Schneider died May 1, 1998, after a battle with lymphatic leukemia. He was buried in his reunion jacket. He left his wife...
Harry H. Schwartz '37
SEASONED DIPLOMAT of the Foreign Service and Department of State, and sailor, Harry Schwartz died of pneumonia Feb. 15, 1991, leaving his widow, Maria; four sons; a...
Louis A. Scinta '37
Bull Scinta, whose "principal occupation since college consisted of my going to medical school and practicing medicine, with some golf whenever the opportunity...
Arthur L. Scott '37
Ardent Princetonian, teacher, singer, world traveler, and Mark Twain expert, Art Scott died Sept. 26, 1998, after suffering from multi-infarct dementia for several...
Samuel B. Scovil '37
Sam died on Apr. 7, 2002, at the age of 86, at Rose Haven, in Litchfield, Conn. He came to Princeton from Morristown HS and majored in economics. He served during WWII...
Albert Seckel Jr. '37
Al died Jan. 10, 2004, at his home in Boynton Beach, Fla.He graduated from the Chicago Latin School and majored in engineering at Princeton, where his father was Class...
Irving E. Segal '37
A brilliant mathematician whose work had applications in quantum mechanics and astrophysics, Irving Segal died Aug. 30, 1998. He was 79. He is survived by his wife, Dr....
William B. Shepard '37
Bill Shepard died June 17, 1995, leaving his wife, Mary, whom he married in Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., in 1944 before going overseas; three sons, Bill Jr., Richard, and...
Swager Sherley Jr. '37
Swag died Jan. 29, 2007, at the home of his daughter, Mary Beth Fenimore, in Wilmington, Del. He was born in Louisville, Ky., and attended Episcopal High School in...
Laurence Edgar Sherwood '37
Busy extracurricular operator and lawyer Larry Sherwood died Apr. 10, 1997. Bunnie, his wife of nearly 55 years, survives him, as do daughters Carolyn and Susan and four...
Gordon M. Shimer '37
"TOUGH MINDED, HARD DRIVING" Gordon Shinier died May 12, 1992. Although he had been in poor health for the last two years, his death from a heart attack was unexpected....
Carl Bohnhorst Simonton '37
We only received notice in Oct. 1997 of Carl Simonton's death on Aug. 29, 1992, of cancer. His wife, Rosemary, predeceased him, and in 1947 he said that the only other...
Henry Munn Slauson Jr. '37
Henry Munn Slauson Jr. died April 15, 2007, at his home. He was born in Roselle, N.J., lived in Plainfield, N.J., and spent time in Cranford, N.J., as...
Benson B. Sloan Jr. '37
FRIENDLY, VIVACIOUS, INVETERATE REUNER Ben Sloan died of heart failure Oct. 29, 1990.At Groton he was on the crew, debated, and was cheer leader. At Princeton he was on...
Fred Burton Smith '37
Longtime Treasury Dept. official and North Carolina basketball enthusiast Fred B. Smith died Nov. 2, 1998, of cardiac arrest. His first wife, Jeanne, died in 1954. He is...
Lamson B. Smith '37
Publisher and public relations banker Lamp Smith died Nov. 29, 1997, after battling leukemia and peripheral vascular disease. He leaves his wife, Claire; children Caron,...
John M. Smyth '37
Described by Roger Barrett as "the most widely-beloved man I have ever known" and a third generation in the family furniture business, Johnny Smyth died Aug. 7, 2000. He...
Donald G. Spencer '37
Antique dealer, interior designer, and member for two and a half years of the original cast of Kiss Me Kate, Don Spencer died in May 2000. He majored in English at...
Harold B. Spencer '37
MINING ENGINEER and bird watcher Bebe Spencer died Dec. 17, 1993, of emphasema, leaving five children and seven grandchildren.He came from a large Princeton family' with...
David T. Stanley '37
David T. Stanley, public administrator, researcher, and scholar, died Jan. 22, 2008. Born in Orange, N.J., Dave attended Montclair Academy. At Princeton, he majored in...
Elmer Norman Staub '37
Bud died Jan. 19, 2007, in Glenview, Ill. He was 90. He grew up in Short Hills, N.J., and attended Peddie School. At Princeton, Bud majored in economics and played...
John M. Steinsieck '37
Ardent reuner Stiny Steinsieck (also known as Chip) died Nov. 15, 1998. His wife of 59 years, Frances, daughters Joan and Betty, son Bill, and seven grandchildren...
Geoffrey Stengel '37
Geoffrey Stengel died at his home Gladwyne, Pa., on Jan. 17, 2002, from complications from Alzheimer's. Geoff came to Princeton from Penn Charter School and majored...
John D. Stewart '37
Eminent national affairs editor, ardent reuner, and king of the chafing dish, Johnnie Stewart died July 1, 1998. He left his wife, Margret (Helen died in 1964),...
Fred G. Stickel III '37
Distinguished municipal lawyer Fred Stickel died Dec. 10, 1998, survived by son Fred IV, daughters Virginia, Jane, Elizabeth, and Kathryn, nine grandchildren, and three...
Edward Carroll Stollenwerck '37
Enthusiastic Princetonian Stoney Stollenwerck died Oct. 5, 1996. He leaves his wife, Mary Joe, whom he married in 1939, daughter Mary, sons Richard '65 and James, and...
Norman A. Stoner '37
Norman Stoner died Nov. 20, 2011. Before coming to Princeton, he graduated from Oil City (Pa.) High School, where he was on the debating team. He attended Allegheny...
Oliver G. Stonington '37
Outstanding urologist Stony or Ollie Stonington died Feb. 4, 1998. He left five children by his first wife Kate, who died in 1983, three stepdaughters by Anne, his...
John B. Strater '37
John Strater, son of C. Helme Strater '06, died Dec. 29, 1996, of Alzheimer's (also afflicting his wife, Jean).He attended Choate and was involved in the Glee Club and...
James S. Studdiford II '37
Navy commander and avid golfer (with a hole in one), Jim Studdiford died Oct. 29, 1998. His wife of 59 years, Billie, predeceased him in 1997; he left son Jim III '65,...
Daniel F. Sullivan Jr. '37
Dan died July 11, 2000. At Far Rockaway [N.Y.] H.S., he was involved in swimming, student government, and the Honor Society. At Princeton, he majored in economics, was...
Peter M. Sykes '37
Lawyer and bridge whiz Peter Sykes died on his 83rd birthday, Oct. 10, 1997, after battling two bouts of cancer. His first wife, Barbara, died in 1969, and his second,...
John D. Sylvester '37
QUIET, FAITHFUL reuner Johnny Sylvester died Jan. 8, 1990, of natural causes, leaving a son, John Jr., and two grandchildren. His wife, Marita, whom he married in 1942,...
Frank Elijah Taplin Jr. '37
When Frank died May 11, 2003, '37 lost one of its most talented and generous classmates. The Princeton Packet described him as "a Renaissance man," and his...
Charles E. Test '37
Ned Test died Nov. 15, 2011, in Indianapolis. He attended Park School in Indianapolis before coming to Princeton, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors in...
Nicholas Gilman Thacher '37
Nick died on Mar. 11, 2002, of pulmonary fibrosis, at the age of 86. A distinguished member of '37, he had been serving as AG agent.He came to Princeton from...
Alfred O. Therkildsen '37
Turk came to Princeton from Kent School in Connecticut, where he was a member of the tennis team and glee club. At Princeton, Turk majored in economics. He enlisted in...
Samuel Garver Thomson Jr. '37
Reunions won't be the same without affable Sam, who never missed a reunion and served as chairman of our 15th. He died April 25, 2003.Sam, whose father was a member of...
Henry M. Thornton '37
HEAVY THORNTON died Apr. 18, 1992, of heart trouble and after a long bout with emphysema, leaving his wife of 56 years, Ginny (daughter of George Whiteley '10); five...
Van Rensselaer Tippett '37
Stamp and bridge expert and fisherman, Van Tippett died Oct. 23, 1998, at home. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jean; sons Peter, James, and David; daughter...
Stephen A. Trentman '37
TWINKLE TOES, loyal, everappreciative Princetonian Steve Trentman died Nov. 24, 1990, after an eightyear bout with Alzheimer's disease, leaving his widow Emalea and a...
Gordon B. Turner '37 *50
Gordon B. Turner died May 13, 1996. He was 81. Born in NYC, he settled in Princeton in 1946 where he resumed his undergraduate studies after a 12-year hiatus spent in...
Bronson Tweedy '37
Born in London, England, of American parents, Brons died Oct. 5, 2004, at his home in Chevy Chase, Md. He was 90.He prepared for Princeton at the Stowe School in...
Charles R. Tyson '37
Distinguished career man Charlie Tyson died in July 1999. He left Barbara, his wife of 63 years, son Charlie Jr. '58, daughters Barbara, Helen, and Margaret, 13...
Robert B. Upham Jr. '37
Bob Upham died Feb. 9, 1995, leaving wife, Elizabeth Thiel, daughters, Joan and Susan, and three grandchildren. He was widowed from his first wife, Peggy Forgan.At...
Louis Rest Du van de Velde '37
ROTC trainer and Army veteran, Louis van de Velde died Feb. 24, 1998, in Chapel Hill, N.C. He is buried in Arlington Cemetery. Louis left daughters Catherine and Suzanne...
Oliver G. De Vanderbilt '37
Ollie Vanderbilt died June 20, 2000. He left his wife of almost 62 years, Billie, a son, DeGray, a daughter, Madelon, eight grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren....
E. Herbert Waentig '37
ONLY CHILD AND BACHELOR Herb Waentig, with a distinguished 27year career at McGrawHill, died May 6, 1991, in Yucatan of cardiac arrest.At Poly Prep, Herb was editor of...
Ashbel T. Wall III '37
Ash died in Wakefield, R.I., Aug. 4, 2005. He was 90.He was born in Providence and entered Princeton from St. George's School. He majored in philosophy, was active in...
John Condit Ward '37
JACK DIED of melanoma cancer Sept. 1, 1992. He bore his terminal illness with courage and retained his sense of humor to the end. Jack majored in economics, earning...
Beverly Walden Warner '37
Beverly Walden Warner, known as Waldy, died July 17, 2007, in Manchester, Vt. He was born in Hackensack, N.J., and also lived in Groton, Conn., and Englewood, N.J.,...
Frederick T. Warner Jr. '37
Fred died July 9, 2008, at his home in Greenwich, Conn. He was born in Teaneck, N.J., and lived in Washington, D.C.; Groton, Conn.; and Englewood, N.J. He attended...
Northam Warren Jr. '37
Chuck, as he known to his close friends, died Jan. 29, 2002. He born in Montclair, N.J., but lived in London, New York City, and Garden City, N.Y. His father...
Francis Ewart Warren '37
Frank died Nov. 25, 2003.He came to us from Princeton HS. He majored in French and was awarded the Alden Memorial Prize in the French department, and the Italian...
George Weston Watson III '37
George Weston Watson III died Aug. 18, 2008. He was born in New York City and went to Kent (Conn.) School, where he was baseball manager and a member of the glee...
Michael Weyl '37
Michael died of congestive heart failure March 19, 2011, in Washington, D.C. He was 93. Michael was born in Zurich, Switzerland, the youngest son of the renowned...
George Y. Wheeler II '37
George Wheeler, who retired in 1961 as v.p. and chief Washington lobbyist for RCA, died at age 83 on Feb. 2 of a liver ailment and pancreatitis. He left a widow of 35...
John Richards White '37
John died Aug. 30, 2001, in Susanville, Calif. Born in Providence, R.I., he came to Princeton from St. George's and was a member of Cloister Inn.Turned down by the US...
Joseph Osborne Whiteley Jr. '37
Joe died from Alzheimer's Mar. 4, 2003, at Sequoias retirement community in Portola Valley, Calif. He came from York, Pa., the son of Joseph Whiteley '11, to...
Robert Wiedenmayer '37
Robert Wiedenmayer died April 28, 2008. He was born in Newark, N.J. He attended Montclair Academy and Lawrenceville, where he was on the student council and golf...
Richard B. Wilder '37
DICK WILDER, enthusiastic Princetonian, tank destroyer, old car buff, handsome model, and outdoor advertising executive, died in his sleep in Naples, Fla., Sept. 20,...
Frederick E. Winans '37
QUIET PRINCETONIAN Fred Winans died May 11, 1990, in a nursing home. He left second cousins and has to be classified as a war casualty.Fred was basketball manager and on...
Frederick M. Winter Jr. '37
WIDOWER DUKE WINTER, son of Fred Winter Sr '08 ' died May 14, 1992, in a hospital in Mystic, Conn., where he had been a patient for several weeks. He left two daughters,...
John Sergeant Wise '37
Surgeon Johnny Wise died Oct. 24, 1999. His wife, Sonia ("she was foolish enough to marry me and my life is full again") survives, as do daughters Barbara and Beverley...
Thomas H. Wolf '37
Tom Wolf, outstanding photojournalist and documentary filmmaker and one with an elfin sense of humor, died June 24, 1996. He left his wife, Nicole, seven daughters, and...
John Frederick Wood '37
Johnny Wood died July 30, 1995.At Lawrenceville Johnny was a sports manager, in student government, and a class officer. At Princeton he majored in economics and was a...
Franklin D. Wood II '37
WOODIE OF THE WHIMSICAL SENSE OF HUMOR said he spent his life producing crude oil and children, not to mention dachshunds. He died Feb. 22, 1991, of complications,...
Walter W. Wriggins '37
Publisher and editor Walt Wriggins died July 12, 1996. He was administrative editor for New American Library of World Literature and administrative editor for the...
J. Conner Young '37
PERIPAITTIC NAVAL CAREER MAN, Capt. Conner Young (tied May 16, 1992, after two and a half years of multiinfarct dementia, leaving his wife. of 48 years, Biz (Lisbeth...
Thomas R. Young '37 *38
Thomas Young died Jan. 24, 2013, at his home in Stamford, Conn. Before Princeton, he graduated from Exeter Academy and Deerfield. At Princeton he majored in...
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