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Feb. 9, 2011

Vol. 111, No. 7

Memorials

Memorials by Class: 1930

Warren Sanford Adams '30

Warren died April 25, 2004. He was 93.At Princeton Warren won the War Memorial Scholarship all four years. He won letters in football and played on the hockey team, of...

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Bradbury C. Alder '30

BRAD ALDER died Mar. 24, 1992, at the Cleveland Clinic, after several months of illness.Brad came to Princeton from Exeter Academy but left in Feb. 1929. He spent five...

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Gordon Atkins '30

Gordon Atkins died Nov. 24, 1998, in his home in Naperville, Ill., where he had lived since 1978. He was 91.Born in Springfield, Mass., he prepared for Princeton at the...

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George Austen Jr. '30

GEORGE AUSTEN DIED Dec. 10, 1991, in Lynchburg, Va., where he retired after a distinguished career in medicine. George came to Princeton from the Hill School. During...

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John Baker '30

JOHN, SOMETIMES KNOWN as 'J.B." or "Jess," died after a brief illness in Woodside, Calif. John grew up in Denver, Colo., and spent much of his life there. At Hotchkiss...

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Charles Bickley Baton '30

Chuck died of pneumonia after a brief confinement. He was 93. He led an active life at Bermuda Village, N.C., where he resided since 1985.Chuck chose Princeton to be...

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Norman Frederick Beach '30

Norm Beach died at his home in Nantucket Mar. 11, 2004. He was 94.He came to us from Morristown [N.J.] HS. At Princeton he was a member of Arbor Inn and lived all four...

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George H. Beddoe '30

George Halsey Beddoe of Fredericksburg, Va., died Dec. 10, 1998, at Heartsfield Assisted Living in Stafford County. He had congestive heart failure. He was 90.George...

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Abraham Merkice Beitler II '30

MERK DIED as the result of his second heart attack July 10, 1990. The earlier attack in Mar., although serious, did not slow him down. He and his wife, Helen Morris...

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John Reinhart Bennet '30

Less than a month after enjoying the class's 69th reunion, Jack Bennet died painlessly of a swift lung cancer on June 26, 1999.Jack came to Princeton with a sizable Taft...

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Hobard Louis Brinsmade '30

HOBIE DIED July 1, 1992, at his summer place in the Adirondacks. He was born in New York and prepared at Taft. At Princeton he roomed freshman year with George Nichols;...

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Bradford Darrach Campbell '30

Brad died unexpectedly on June 15 at SL Francis Hospital in Hartford, Conn. Phil Steinmetz had visited with him just two days earlier and reported that Brad was his...

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George Guyton Carkener '30

GUYTON DIED unexpectedly at a Tampa, Fla. hospital on Mar. 10, 1990, after what had been classified as a minor surgical procedure. Kansas City was his hometown, but he...

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Philip R. Carsen '30

THE CLASS REGRETS to report the death of Philip R Carsen after a long illness. Phil died Mar. 1, 1993, in Houston, where he was born and where he lived most of his life,...

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Lytle Graeff Chambcrs '30

"LYTE" DIED unexpectedly at his home in Brooklyn Heights Apr. 14, 1990. A memorial service was held at the First Unitarian Church in Brooklyn Apr. 29.After Princeton...

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Douglas Chamberlain '30

Douglas Chamberlain, a prominent ear, nose, and throat specialist in Chattanooga, Tenn., for 45 years, died June 11, 1999. He was 91.He prepared at the Hotchkiss School,...

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Robert L. Churchill '30 *31

Robert L. Churchill, Eastman executive and former president of Eastman Chemical Products Inc., died Sept. 16, 1997, in Kingsport, Tenn. He was 89.Robert was born in...

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William C. Clark '30

William C. Clark died on Oct. 13, 1997, of congestive heart failure.He came to Princeton from Boys H.S. in Brooklyn. An economics major, he worked with investments at...

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Rene Allison Clark '30

THE CLASS REGRETS to report the death of Rend Clark on Feb. 1, 1992. Ren6 prepared for Princeton at Germantown Academy, where he served on the Student Council and...

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William Leigh Cook Jr. '30

On Sept. 22, 1989, at his home in Naples, Fla., Leigh finally succumbed to heart problems, which had forced him to retire in 1972 at the age of 65. It may seem like the...

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Robert Cornwell '30

BOB CORNWELL DIED Dec. 6, 1991, in the Waterbury Hospital in Connecticut. He had been living in the Health Center at Pomperaug Woods in Southbury since Jan. 1991 and...

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Albert Covolo '30 *31

AL COVOLO, the oldest member of our Class, died in New York on May 14, 1992. Al was born in St. Gall, Switzerland, but his family moved to the U.S. when he was ten years...

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Elliot Rodgers Coyle '30

Elliot Rodgers Coyle, a longtime resident of Sewickley, Pa., died at his home, Jan. 4, 1998, in his sleep. He was 88.He was born Feb. 5, 1909, in Pittsburgh, to the late...

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Frederick Eberhardt Craig '30

Frederick died Apr. 18, 2002. During WWII he served as a commander in the Naval Reserve. He retired from the New York Telephone Co. in 1974.Besides his wife of 60 years,...

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Malcolm Cravens '30

Malcolm died Apr. 17, 1999, at his San Francisco home. He was 91. After completing the first two years at the Hotchkiss School, he was forced to leave because of...

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Frederick E. Crispin '30

Fred died Feb. 5, 2004, in Venice, Fla.Fred was born Sept. 17, 1906, in Berwick, Pa. He attended St. Paul's School, where he rowed stroke on the crew. He attended...

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Albin Pilkington Cruitchfield '30

AL DIED AT HIS HOME in Deland, Fla., Man 12, 1991. A native of Sewickley, Penn., Al left Princeton after junior year but continued to study at the Univ. of Pittsburgh...

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Burton L. Curry '30 *33

Burton L. Curry died Oct. 4, 1997, in Vero Beach, Fla., where he had lived for six years. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on July 18, 1909.He prepared for Princeton at...

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Albert Harding Davis II '30

Albert died Dec. 14, 2000, in Connecticut, where he lived with his wife, Suzanne Arguimbau Davis, who survives him.Born in Brooklyn on July 4, 1908, Al prepared at the...

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Henry Street Dickerman Jr. '30

DICK DICKERMAN disappeared from his home in Springfield, Ill., on Aug. 11, 1992. His body was found a month later at the bottom of a cliff in a remote area of St. Louis...

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Donald M. Ditmars '30 *31

Donald M. Ditmars died at Easton [Pa.] Hospital, July 12, 1997. He was 89. Born in Trenton, he lived in Pennington since 1942.Donald was a graduate of Trenton Central...

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Dallas Webb Dort '30

Dallas Dort died Mar. 9, 2004, in Sarasota, Fla. He was 96.Dal came to us from Flint [Mich.] Senior HS, where he was on the football and baseball teams, a student...

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Harper Roome Dowell '30

IT IS WITH DEEP regret that we report the death of Harper Dowell, business executive, on Dec. 10, 1992, after a lingering illness. He was ever a Princeton gentleman, a...

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Charles H. Ellis Jr. '30

CHARLIE ELLIS died Nov. 11, 1992, in Kennett Sq., Penn. Writing and talking about politics was a lifelong love of Charlie's, and his greatest thrill as a newspaper man...

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Howard Elting Jr. '30

Howard died in his sleep at his home in San Rafael, Calif., on July 1, 2001. He was 93. A native Chicago, Howard came to us from Exeter. At Princeton he was manager...

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Rowland Erving '30

Rowland Erving died Dec. 18, 1995, at his home in Fox Chapel, Pittsburgh, Penn. He was born Apr. 22, 1905, and was a lifelong resident of Pittsburgh.Before Princeton,...

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Herbert H. Faber '30

Herbert H. Faber of Sea Pines, Ga., died Nov. 8, 1999, at the age of 92. He was the son of the late Charles Peter Faber and Helen.Herbert had moved to Hilton Head Island...

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Endsley Fairman '30

Endsley Fairman died May 22, 1998, at the Brandywine Hospital as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident.Born on Oct. 9, 1908, in Johnstown, Pa., he...

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George J. Finney '30

GEORGE FINNEY DIED Feb. 11, 1992, at the Woodbine Nursing Home in Alexandria, Va., of complications from a brain disorder,George was one of a large group of Gilman...

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Gilbert Fitzhugh '30

Gilbert Fitzhugh died Dec. 29, 1997, at Meadow Lakes in Hightstown, N.J. He had been ailing for several years. For 10 years (1963-73) he headed Met Life. In 1967 he...

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William H. Forsyth '30

The class lost a distinguished member when Bill Forsyth died in Hightstown, N.J., May 14, 2003. He was 96.Bill was curator emeritus of medieval art at the Metropolitan...

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George Alonzo Foye III '30

GEORGE DIED after a long illness at his home in Cocoa Beach, Fla. Mar. 3,1990. He was born in Jersey City, NJ., and prepared at Lawrenceville. Junior and senior years he...

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Lloyd A. Free '30

Lloyd A. Free died Nov. 11, 1996, at a nursing home in Bethesda, Md. Son of a Republican congressman, he was born in San Jose, Calif. He was valedictorian of our...

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John Livingston Haines French '30

John French died May 4, 1995, in Hudson, Ohio, shortly after he had moved from Florida to stay with his daughter, Caroline.He came to Princeton from Biloxi, Miss. He...

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Frederick George Frost '30 *32

FRED FROST died suddenly Oct. 6, 1991. He was one of our most loyal members, having served as treasurer and acting as second V.P. at the time of his death.Fred came to...

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Henry Erben Gaillard '30

HEINIE GAILLARD'S WILL TO LIVE and to participate seemed as unstoppable as Niagara Falls, but on Sept. 18, 1991, we lost our former Class secretary of ten years. He was...

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Stanley T. Garber '30

Stan died of a stroke Apr. 2, 1996, at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He came to Princeton from Walnut Hills H.S., majored in biology, and graduated cum laude. He...

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Gordan S. Gavan '30

THE CLASS REPORTS with considerable regret and nostalgia the death of Gordon Gavan on Mar. 19, 1993. Gordy was a loyal Princetonian who served as V.P. and agent of his...

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Elwyn D. Gillis '30

Elwyn Douglas Gillis of Nashville died Jan. 13, 2001. His wife, Dorothy Hallenbeck Gillis, predeceased him.Born Nov. 1, 1908, and known as Joe, Elwyn prepared for...

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Walter Lyle Gordon '30 *32

Walter died in Oregon on Apr. 4, 1997. He was 89. Born in Buffalo, he prepared at Masten Park H.S.At Princeton he majored in architecture, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. He...

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John Marshall Gorman '30

JACK DIED Apr. 17, 1991, in Millard Fillmore Hospital after a long illness. "John Marshall," as he was known among lawyers in his hometown of Buffalo, N.Y., moved...

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Raymond Francis Gould '30

HANK GOULD died Nov. 21, 1991, at the home of his son, the Rev, Glenn Gould of Huntersville, N.C., where he had moved the year before, after his second wife died at...

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Frederick Wyatt Graves '30

WE KNEW HIM as Freddie, later, at least intrafamily, he answered to Ted. His death arrived suddenly via cardiac arrest en route to the hospital in McAllen, Tex., Dec....

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Stephen T. Hagerman '30

STEVE HAGERMAN DIED Dec. 6, 1991, at the King James Care Center in Chatham Township, NJ. Born in East Orange, he spent most of his life in Maplewood, before moving to...

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Philip Martin Ham '30 *31

PHIL DIED after a long illness Jan. 24, 1991, in the Winthrop Manor Nursing Home in Rome, Ga. He came to the Class via the Moses Brown School in Exeter, and at Princeton...

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Charles M. Hanna '30

Charles M. Hanna died Aug. 19, 1995, at the retirement community of Sherwood Oaks, in Cranberry Township, Pa. He came to Princeton from Mercersburg. He played lacrosse...

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Ernest Reginald Harding '30

Ernest Reginald Harding died of an aneurysm Feb. 1, 1996, in Laguna Hills, Calif., where he had lived since 1988.Reg came to Princeton from Rothesay Collegiate School in...

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Theodore Spaeth Hauschka '30

Theodore Spaeth Hauschka died Nov. 17, in Boston, following brief illness. He was 91.During the 1930s in Philadelphia, Ted taught biology and coached soccer and track...

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Joseph C. Hawthorne '30

JOE HAWTHORNE, indeed a "Music Man," died Mar. 20, 1994. He was a symphony conductor, who started as an associate conductor and violinist with the Dallas Symphony. He...

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Casper Forman Hegner '30 *33

CAP DIED of cancer Jan. 27, 1991, at his home In Westcliffe, Colo. Although born in Cincinnati, he spent much of his life in Denver, Colo., and came to Princeton via...

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Ryder Henry II '30

RYDER HENRY died in New York on July 19, 1992, at the age of 83 With the exception of four years during WWII, he spent his life in New York, where he had a highly...

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Francis Prescott Hersey '30

WITH THE DEATH of Deke Hersey in Wellesley, Mass., on Apr. 14, 1992, the Class lost one of its most loyal members. Before coming to Princeton, Deke prepared at Exeter....

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Charles Schaeffer Hertz '30

Charlie died Dec. 30, 2004, in Allentown, Pa., where lived and practiced medicine for many years. He was 95.Charlie came to Princeton from Mercersburg Academy where...

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Jack K. Howe '30

JACK HOWE, a 1930s premier jazz musician, died Oct. 11, 1992, in Chapin, S.C., after a long illness. Jack prepared at Chicago Latin School. At Princeton, he was coxswain...

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David Abraham Huber '30

DAVE DIED Sept. 3, 1991. Since 1988 he had been a resident of Lima Estates, Media, Penn. He was born May 7, 1908, in Pennsburg, Penn., and came to Princeton from the...

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George E. Immerwahr '30

George died March 20, 2005, in Kenmore, Wash., after a brief illness. He was 95.At Princeton, George won the William Marshall Bullit Prize in Mathematics and was a...

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Frank Harris Johnson '30 *36

FRANK JOHNSON died in Princeton Sept. 22, 1990, of complications following a stroke. At the time of his death he was prof. emeritus of biology at Princeton. Frank was...

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William Louis Johnston '30

BILL DIED July 21, 1990, at the Heritage Convalescent Center in Atlanta, Ga., after an extended illness.Bill prepared at Columbus Academy, Oh. At Princeton he played...

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Harold Massie Jones '30

HAROLD DIED after a lengthy illness Sept. 9, 1990, in Richmond, Va. He had attended major reunions consistently and had reservations for our 60th but had to cancel. At...

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G. Gibbs Kane '30

THE CLASS REGRETFULLY reports the death of Gibby Kane on Dec. 19, 1992, at Crosslands, Kennett Square, Penn. He was born in New York and attended Horace Mann School,...

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William Carroll Keith Jr. '30

Bill died Apr. 29, 1996, after a long illness at the Baptist Hospital in Beaumont, Tex.He grew up in Beaumont and came to Princeton from Lawrenceville. He graduated as...

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Elbridge Keith '30

ELBRIDGE DIED Jan. 31, 1991, after a brief stay at Old Orchard Manor in Skokie, Ill. His home was at 711 Oak Street in Winnetka, 111. Elb came to Princeton via...

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Carl Francis Keppler '30

Carl Keppler of Tucson died Dec. 8, 1999. Carl was born Dec. 17, 1908, in Elizabeth, N.J.He prepared for Princeton at Newark Academy, where he was on the track and gym...

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Herbert Donald Kistler '30

Doc Kistler left us Dec. 29, 2008, his centennial year. The end of his long and useful life was clouded by dementia. Born in Montana, Doc went east to Exeter and had a...

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Louis T. Klauder '30

Louis Thornton Klauder, who spent 20 years championing the Philadelphia PATCO High-Speed Line and inspired many of its most innovative features, died Aug. 19, 1999.He...

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Herbert Waldemar Koehn Jr. '30

Laddie died Jan. 6, 2006, in Sun City, Ariz. He was 97.Born Sept. 15, 1908, in Brooklyn and raised in Rosemont, Pa., he prepared at the Haverford School, from which he...

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Benjamin Labaree '30

Ben Labaree died Nov. 9, 2009, of pneumonia at Chestnut Hill (Pa.) Hospital.   He was born in Iran (then Persia) to missionary parents, flew across a World War I...

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Charles Elliot Lane '30

Charley died Jan. 4, 2003, in NYC; he was 94.Six of Charley's boyhood years were spent in China, where his father, an architect, was involved in the construction of...

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Samuel Horace Levine '30

MAY 19, 1993, our class lost one of its most loyal, warmhearted, generous, and faithfulinreunionattendance members. Football prowess surely helped to make "Bruise"...

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Edwin Allen Lightner '30

AL LIGHTNER died Sept. 15, 1990 in Belfast, Me. With his death the nation lost a distinguished Foreign Service officer and the Class lost one of its most illustrious...

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Clarence Edwin Linville '30

Ed died July 13, 2001, on the eve of his 92nd birthday. He was born in State College, Pa. In college he was a member of Whig Hall and roomed with Tom Frame. Following...

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Jaywood Lukens '30

Jay died at his home in Coral Gables on Nov. 10, 1999.Born May 10, 1909, in Watertown, N.Y., he entered Princeton from Newark Academy. At Princeton, Jay wrestled and was...

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Paul Maloney '30

Paul died at home in Bryn Mawr, Pa., on May 14, 2001, of complications from diabetes. He was 93. He graduated from Friends Central School in Philadelphia in 1924 and...

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Dewitt Morgan Manning '30

DEWITT MANNING died Dec. 23, 1992, in a nursing home in El Monte, Calif., after a long illness. During his years at Princeton, he had health problems that required him...

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James H. Maroney '30

Dr. James "Pat" Maroney died July 23, 1997, at the Morristown Memorial Hospital. He came to Princeton from Lawrenceville, participated in football and track, and...

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William Samuel Mcchesney '30

WITH THE DEATH of Bill McChesney in Florida June 30, 1990, the Class lost one of its most loyal members. He served for many years as Class agent and most recently as a...

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James Mccormick II '30

James McCormick II, of Dewitville, N.Y., died Aug. 1, 1996, in Westfield MemoriaI Hospital.He was born July 27, 1908, in Ellicottville, N.Y., a son of James and Georgia...

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David Brown Mcelroy '30

Dave died May 12, 2003; he was 95. He was born in St. Louis Mar. 17, 1908, and prepared at St. Louis Country Day School, where he was on the football, basketball, and...

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David Mcmullin III '30

Dave McMullin, a former Olympic field hockey player and a retired senior v.p. of John Wanamaker, died Sept. 15, 1995, at Dunwoody Village Medical Center in Newtown Sq.,...

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Samuel Lloyd J. Md '30

Dr. Samuel J. Lloyd died Jan. 2, 1996, at the Garden Terrace Nursing Home in Chatham, N.J. He was 85.Born in Atlantic City, he prepared at Atlantic City H.S. At...

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Paul Mecray '30

Paul left us on Sept. 1, 2010. He was born July 1, 1908, in Camden, N.J., where his father was a practicing surgeon. After Penn Charter, the oldest...

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Thomas Ward Miles '30

Tom was born June 21, 1907, in Carteret, N.J., and died Apr. 9, 1997. He prepared at the Pingry School in Elizabeth. At Princeton he graduated with honors in philosophy....

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Austen Leonard Miller '30

Aus Miller died suddenly not far from his residence at the Boca Teef Apts. in Boca Raton, Fla., just three days before his 81st birthday, on Dec. 28, 1989. His home town...

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Allen P. Mills '30

Al died Dec. 22, 2002. He was 94. He came to Princeton from St. Paul's School. At Princeton he majored in French and was a member of the band, Whig-Clio, and Quadrangle...

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Thomas H. Moore Jr. '30

THE CLASS REGRETFULLY reports the death of Tom Moore on Feb. 1, 1993, at his home in West Caldwell, N.J. Tom was born in Philadelphia and lived in Boston and Brooklyn....

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Ralph N. Mould '30

THE REVEREND DOCTOR RALPH N. MOULD died July 3, 1991, at Waveny Care Center in New Canaan, Conn., after a long illness. Ralph came to Princeton via Mercersburg Academy,...

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John Green Mulock '30

John Green Mulock died Dec. 6, 1999, at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, Fla.John, whose father Edwin graduated from Princeton in 1902, was born in Paxtang, Pa., and...

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Jacob C. Myers Jr. '30

Jack died Dec. 11, 2011. He was 103 and had lived in Gladwyne, Pa., for number of years. It is fitting for the class that its last member standing was its president,...

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John Oliver Nelson '30

THE CLASS of 1930 referred to the Rev. Doctor John 0. Nelson as 'Jack" and knew him to be a very friendly, cooperative person who had a large interest in the Class,...

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Charles F. Nesslage '30

Charles died Feb. 1, 1998. Born in Union City, N.J., on June 23, 1909, he prepared at the Mt. Hermon School in Massachusetts. At Princeton, he was awarded scholarships...

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Charles Oechler '30

Charles "Fish" Oechler died Apr. 29, 1998. Born in NYC July 15, 1909, he came to Princeton from Lawrenceville and was a member of Charter. After Princeton, he attended...

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Horton Oneil '30

Horton O'Neil died Apr. 9, 1997, in Greenwich, Conn. Before entering Princeton he spent two years excavating Roman and Carthaginian ruins at Tunis in North Africa. After...

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Richard Bartlett Park '30

Dick died June 1, 2004, according to his son, Richard H. Park '64. He was 95.Dick came to us from Mercersburg Academy. He roomed all four years with Stanley Garber in...

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George Morton Payne Jr. '30 *33

George Morton Payne Jr. of Mission Hills, Kans., died Apr. 29, 1998, at his home. He was 88.George was born June 22, 1909, in Kansas City, Mo. A lifelong resident of the...

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Frederick D. Petrie '30

Fred Petrie died in Elmira, N.Y., May 6, 2004. He was 96.Before coming to Princeton, he attended Choate School, where he was a member of the glee club, choir, literary...

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Richard Sawyer Pieters '30

DICK PIETERS DIED Jan. 23, 1992, in Sun City, Ariz. Despite suffering from chronic leukemia, he remained active until the end. just three days before he died, he was...

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John Lawrence Pool '30

John died April 19, 2005, in Wilton, Conn., after a short illness.Born in New York City, John came to Princeton from Rye, N.Y. He prepared at St. Paul's School, where he...

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Herbert Rush Preston Jr. '30

HERB DIED of cancer Apr. 25,1991, at his home in Roland Park in Baltimore, where he lived for many years. He was one of nearly 30 members of our Class who prepared at...

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William Munro Preston '30

The Class of 1930 has many members with outstanding talents. One of the greatest of these died of cancer at his home in Lincoln, Mass., on Apr. 18. At Princeton, Bill...

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Lyttleton B. Purnell III '30

LYT PURNELL, one of 1930's most devoted members, died Aug. 25, 1992, in the Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, after a long illness. In recent years, Lyt had divided...

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Langdon G. Rankin '30

Langdon G. Rankin of Essex, Conn., died Oct. 26, 1998. He was 90.Born in Newark, N.J., he was a member of Princeton's Cannon Club. Langdon was headmaster and later...

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Dillman Rash '30

Major General Dillman Rash died Sept. 9, 1998. One of Louisville's most eminent citizens, a remarkably creative philanthropist, he had a notable career in finance with...

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William Robbins Ridington '30 *31

BILL DIED Dec. 18, 1990, in a nursing home in Belfast, Me., near the home of his daughter, jean. At Princeton he was active in various student employment ventures, was...

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Norman Bridge Roberg '30

Norm died Jan. 8, 1997, in Rome, Italy, two weeks after the death of his wife, Elena.Born in Chicago, he prepared at Lake Forest Academy. At Princeton he was a member of...

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William C. Roberts '30

Bill, who was our class secretary for the past five years, died Feb. 13, 1999, following a short illness.He prepared at Haverford School. At Princeton, he danced for...

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John D. Rode '30

JOHN BOOR died May 8, 1992, at the Cape Canaveral Hospital in Florida.John prepared for Princeton at Poly Prep and Horace Mann schools in Brooklyn. At Princeton he was a...

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Edward Congdon Rogers '30

Edward died in early November after 10 years of living with cancer. He was 90. He is survived by his widow, Grace Traften Fisher, son Richard '63, daughter-in-law M. Ann...

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George Wallace Ruckert '30

The lost one of its most devoted members when Wally died Dec. 21, 2003. He was 95. Serving as secretary almost until his death, Wally had also served as...

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Robert M. Schafer '30

Bob died Feb. 13, 2006, in Carefree, Ariz. His good friend Dave Dennison '42 described his death as "gentle and filled with peace."Bob came to Princeton from The Hill...

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J. Fred Schoellkopf Jr. '30

FRED DIED Oct. 26, 1993. He was born Jan. 14, 1909 in Dallas, the son of J. Fred Schoellkopf and Bess Wilson. His father, who graduated from the Pennsylvania Military...

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Charles C. Shenk '30

CHICK SHENK died Mar. 10, 1992, in the Western Reserve Convalescent Horne, in Erie, Penn. He was born in Erie and spent most of his life there. Chick and his twin...

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Merrill Davis Sheppard '30

MERRILL'S DEATH on Oct. 13, 1991, in the Holiday City section of Tom's River, N.J., Was a Surprise, although his recent medical history indicates it had to be expected....

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Charles T. Silverson '30

AFTER A LONG and lingering illness, our classmate Charles T. Silverson died Feb. 8, 1993, at Friendship Village in Bloomington, Minn. A prominent and lifelong citizen of...

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Frederick Hoffman Smith IV '30

Fred died Oct. 9, 2004. Born in South Orange, N.J., son of Frederick H. Smith III 1894, he came to Princeton from Lawrenceville.He believed Princeton not only gave him a...

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Edwin J. Smith Jr. '30

Edwin J. Smith Jr. died Dec. 29, 1995, in his hometown of Prescott, Ariz., where he retired in 1971.Born Apr. 23, 1906, in Buffalo, N.Y., to Edwin and Genevieve Maxwell...

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Lester Wickham Smith '30 *33

LES SMITH died July 24, 1993, at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., after a long illness. He had a long and distinguished career as an architect,...

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Frank Edward Smith Jr. '30

"F. E.", AS HE WAS KNOWN to all of us, died Aug. 27, 1992 in Sharon Hospital, Salisbury, Conn., where he had lived since 1955. He was 83, and had had a distinguished...

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Roy H. Snyder Jr. '30

Roy died Dec. 15, 2001. He was 92.Roy prepared at Tome School and Marston U. School. At Princeton he was a member of the Glee Club, the Gun Club, and the soccer team. He...

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George Elton Snyder Jr. '30

George Elton Snyder Jr. died Aug. 31, 1996, at Waverly Heights in Gladwyne, Pa. He was the husband of the late Frances "Soapie" Lux, whom he married in 1933.George was...

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George Bernard Sour '30

GEORGE SOUR died June 27, 1990, at the Northern Westchester Hospital in Mt. Kisco, N.Y., after a long illness.George came to Princeton from the Franklin School in N.Y.C....

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Frederick Donald Sperry '30

Don died July 6, 2002, after a long illness.He was a Navy veteran of WWII and a member of the Military Order of World Wars.After he retired from the First New Haven...

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George Lincoln Stallman Jr. '30

GEORCE STALLMAN DIED Oct. 29, 1993, of a massive heart attack, despite the fact that he had been doing extremely well recently.George was born in York, Penn., Apr. 2,...

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Rev. H. Philip Steinmetz '30

The Rev. Philip Humason Steinmetz of Marietta, Ga., died Mar. 15, 1997. He was 87.He was born in Cape May, N.J., Aug. 3, 1909, the son of the Rev. Dr. Philip J. and...

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Sydney Gilman Stevens '30

OUR CLASS LOST a very dedicated and energetic supporter when Syd Stevens passed away Aug. 22, 1993. In addition to terms as vp. and treasurer of the class, he was also...

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Charles Summers Stevenson '30

Charles Stevenson, one of the distinguished doctors in the class and its first centenarian, died Feb. 1, 2008. He celebrated his 100th birthday in November in Laconia,...

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Warren Sanford Stone '30

Warren Stone died Jan. 18, 1997. He was born Jan. 8, 1908, in Cuba. He prepared at Westminster School and belonged to Elm.In 1935 he married Margaret South. An active...

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Frank C. Stover '30

Frank C. Stover died Dec. 13, 1998. He had lived in Winnetka, Ill., for 79 years. He came to Princeton from New Trier H.S. and was president of Dial Lodge in his senior...

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Matt Taylor '30

Matt Taylor, of Waynesville, N.C., died May 2, 1997. He was 88.A native of Kenosha, Wis., he prepared at the Taft School and was a member of Tower Club. In 1931 he...

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John Hanlilton Thatcher Jr. '30

JOHN THATCHER died in Santa Barbara, Calif., Sept. 10, 1990, after a sudden heart attack. He had moved to Santa Barbara from San Francisco in 1977 and was living in a...

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William Cattell Trimble '30

William Cattell Trimble died June 24, 1996, at his home in Brooklandville, Md. He was 89.A native of Baltimore, he attended the Gilman School, and he graduated cum laude...

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J. Milton Trompen '30

J. Milton Trompen died in Jan. 2001 at the age of 92. Born in Ramsey, N.J., he had been living in Brooklyn.Previously he made his residence in Morris Plains, N.J., where...

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William Turnbull '30

William, a lifelong resident of Far Hills, N.J., died Oct. 23, 2002, at his home. He was 94.He prepared at the Buckley School in NYC, and then at St. Mark's. After...

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Richard Leonard Vogt '30

DICK VOGT DIED Nov. 22, 1993, at his home in Stuart, Fla., at the age of 87. He was a native of Buffalo, but had lived in Stuart for 20 years.In WWII, Dick served in the...

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Nelson Whitaker Wagner '30

NELSON DIED on Oct. 19, 1989, in his hometown of Wheeling, W.V. He came to Princeton from Lawrence¬ville, where he starred on the track team and in football and was...

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William R. Wheat III '30

William died Mar. 4, 2003. He was 95. Born in Pittsburgh, he moved with his family to Sewickley, where his father built and operated the Sewickley Theater. Buck, as he...

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Edgar Warren Wherry '30

ED WHERRY passed away June 19, 1993, in a skilled nursing facility after a twoyear battle with Lou Gherig's disease. His widow, Peg, was close by in the same retirement...

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Benjamin Vroom White Jr. '30

Ben, one of the distinguished physicians in the class, died Dec. 19, 2005. His father and brother were Tigers, as were five cousins.Ben came to Princeton from Hotchkiss,...

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Donald Howard Whitney '30

Don died March 4, 2009, in Statesboro, Ga. Born in New York City, he graduated from Horace Mann School and cum laude from Princeton, where he majored in economics and...

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Edgar Bright Wilson '30 *31

BRIGHT WILSON, retired Harvard professor, worldfamous scientist, and one of our most illustrious classmates, died July 12, 1992, in his Cambridge, Mass., home, of...

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Kenneth P. Wilson '30 *33

KEN WILSON died Sept. 1, 1990, in the Monroe Village Health Center in Jamesburg, NJ.Ken came to Princeton from Exeter. At Princeton he roomed with John Austin junior and...

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Albert Elmer Wood '30

Al died Nov. 11, 2002, at his home in Cape May Courthouse, N.J., of prostate cancer. He was 92.Al prepared at the Brooklyn Poly HS. At Princeton he was a member of Clio...

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Richard A. Woods '30

RICHARD WOODS, a former partner at the investment banking firm of Merrill Lynch, died Jan. 31, 1994, at his home in Greenwich, Conn. He was 86 years old and died of...

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Joseph H. Wright '30

JOSEPH HENRY WRIGHT, a stalwart in the class, died in Charlotte, N.C., of a heart attack that ended an increasingly difficult struggle with Alzheimer's Disease. Joe is...

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William Francis Young '30

Bill Young died unexpectedly on May 23, 1989, at his home in Rancho Bernardo, San Diego, Calif. He and his wife, Gertrude, and their family lived in Ridgewood, N.J.,...

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