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Memorials by Class: 1926
Thomas C. Adler '26
TOM ADLER, lifelong resident of Cincinnati, died June 24, 1993, at Scarlet Oaks Nursing Home in Clifton, Ohio, after a long illness. Following graduation from Princeton,...
Walter V. Aldridge '26
WALT ALDRIDGE died at his home in Springfield, N.J., Sept. 13, 1993, a cancer victim. Walt came to Princeton from Kent School with his brother, Duncan, and soon found...
George R. Beach '26
GEORGE BEACH, prominent resident of Lake Forest, Ill., and of the Hot Springs, Va. area, and a loyal and generous Princetonian, died of a heart attack Aug. 26, 1 99o, in...
T. Edmund Beck '26
T. Edmund Beck '26 died at his home in Scarsdale, N.Y., June 6, 1996. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, in 1903, he grew up in New Castle, Pa. After high school there, a...
Stewart Becker '26
Stewart Becker died Apr. 24, 1995, at Park Vista, a retirement community in Youngstown, Ohio. After our graduation Stewart spent two years in China teaching with...
Richard H. Bennett '26
DICK BENNETT died May 18, 1990, at the Community Hospital in Montclair, NJ., after a short illness. Dick was always a loyal member of '26, and will be remembered by the...
Theodore B. Bird '26
TED BIRD of the Scranton area, Penn., died Aug. 22, 1990, at age 86, in college Ted was a member of Elm Club. Following graduation he entered the insurance field and was...
George Frederick Blackburn '26
FRED BLACKBURN, mathematician and outdoorsman, died in his sleep at nursing home near Bethesda, Md., Oct. 5, 1990, at age 88. At Princeton Fred majored in mathematics...
Lansdon Hebbard Bowen '26
Lansdon died July 7, 2001, in Knoxville, Tenn. He prepared at the Columbus Academy and Andover, and after graduating from Princeton attended Harvard.It would have been a...
Sherman T. Brown '26
THE CLASS OF 1926 was saddened to learn of the death of Sherm Brown of lung cancer on Sept. 26, 1991. He was 86 and had lived in Castle Garden, Nortaglen, Colo., near...
Koert D. Burnham '26
KOERT BURNHAM died of cancer May 12, 1992, at his home near Keeseville, N.Y., in the Adirondacks, where he was well known as a conservationist and industrial engineer,...
Niven Busch '26
NIVEN BUSCH, who authored 12 novels and 21 films, died at age 88, in his San Francisco home, of heart disease Aug. 16, 1991.Niven left Princeton in 1924 and joined the...
Winfield L. Butsch '26
WE LOST Win Butsch on Oct. 24, 1989, when he died following a series of strokes. He was a prominent surgeon in Buffalo, N.Y., and a dedicated Princetonian.Win, who...
William C. Casper '26
BILL CASPER, the oldest member of the Class, and a well-known citizen of the San Diego area, died Jan. 7, 1992, at age 91, a cancer victim. Bill was older than most of...
Dan Platt Caulkins '26
Dan Caulkins died Sept. 25, 1995, at his home on Jupiter Island, Fla., after a long illness.Dan came to Princeton from St. Mark's, where he was captain of both the...
Arthur S. Cherouny '26
Art Cherouny died of natural causes July 28, 1995, in Farmington, Conn.Art came to Princeton from Brooklyn Polytechnic Prep, where he won letters in soccer, lacrosse,...
Julian Civighton '26
JULIAN CREIGHTON was, above all else, a scholar. He studied at Princeton, Harvard, and Yale. He spent 26 years in the N.Y. State Architect's office and retired as senior...
Franklin B. Dana '26
Frank Dana died of a heart ailment Sept. 9, 1995, in Washington, D.C. Frank grew up in Wilkes-Barre, Penn. At Princeton he was a member of Arbor Inn and after graduation...
Fordham H. Deopker '26
FORD DEOPKER, a resident of Richmond, Va., since the early 1930s, died Feb. 13, 1992. Ford came to Princeton from Culver Military Academy and after graduation worked for...
Guy O. Dove Jr. '26
Guy Dove, well-known business executive in Washington, D.C., area, died Aug. 21, 1996, in Suburban Hospital. He was 94.Guy will be remembered as a loyal member of...
Edward Dumbauld '26
Edward Dumbauld died at the family home in Uniontown, Pa., on Sept. 6, 1997, after four years of suffering from a stroke. He was 92.At Princeton, Ed was a member of Phi...
Barrows Dunham '26 *33
Barrows Dunham died Nov. 19, 1995, of heart failure at Lankenau Hospital near Philadelphia. He earned an MA and a PhD from Princeton and was for many years chairman of...
Richard Edie '26
DICK EDIE, longtime resident of Yonkers, N.Y., died on Dec. 27,1989 at Devon Manor, a retirement community in Devon, Penn., a victim for more than six years of...
William Neville Philip Edwards '26
Bill Edwards, who came to Princeton in our senior year as a Davison Scholar, died Jan. 25, 1995, at his home in Storrington, Sussex, England. He suffered from...
John Handy Edwards '26
JOHN EDWARDS, prominent citizen of Oklahoma City and dedicated Princetonian, died May 5, 1993, of a heart ailment, at his home in Oklahoma City.John came to Princeton...
Gordon K. Evans '26
GORDON EVANS, a lawyer admitted to practice in California and New York, died in New York Hospital in N.Y.C. on Sept. 26, 1991, following a brief illness. Gordon left...
A. Gilmore Flues '26
Gil died Mar. 1, 2003, of congestive heart failure. He was 99. Born in Saginaw, Mich., and raised in Toledo, Ohio, Gil majored in English at Princeton and joined Tower...
Frank Richards Ford Jr. '26
Our classmate, Frank Ford, died of natural causes at his home in Southport, Conn., Nov. 10, 1996. He was 91.Frank prepared at the Hill School, where he played on the...
H. Chandlee Forman '26
CHANDLER FORMAN, noted for his architectural research and writings on early America, died Mar. 18,1991, at his home in Easton, Md.Chandlee earned an M.A. in architecture...
Richard France '26
RICHARD FRANCE, distinguished member of the medical profession, died on Jan. 3, 1993, of cancer, at his home in Williamsburg, Va. Dick, a Gilman graduate, was a well...
Marc Friedlaender '26
MARC FRIEDLAENDER, retired professor of English and a coeditor of the Adams Papers, died Nov. 26, 1992, at North Hills, Needham, Mass., following a prolonged illness....
Don G. Goddard '26
DON GODDARD, well known for playing a lead in Triangle's DRAKE'S DRUM, and for treating alcoholism, died Mar. 20, 1994, in Sun City. Don left Princeton after sophomore...
Clarence Gunther '26
Clarence Gunther died May 18, 1999.At Princeton he was active with the radio club. After graduation he married Margaret Bingham. He spent four years developing...
Clarence Gunther '26
Clarence died May 18, 1999. He lived on Singer Island in Florida. Clarence studied electrical engineering at Princeton and went into radio engineering. He was connected...
Gerard Hallock '26
Buzz Hallock died May 28, 1996, in Essex Meadows, Conn. He was brought up in the Berkshires and attended the Hallock School, founded by his father, in Great Barrington,...
Duffield Hamilton '26
Duff Hamilton died in White Plains (New York) Hospital on May 29, 1989, after a brief illness. He was 84. He served as chairman of our Reunion Committee from 1976 to...
Leonard M. Hanan '26
LEONARD HANAN, who was known to many friends as Pete, died at his home in San Francisco Apr. 27, 1993, of coronary failure, following a long illness. Leonard entered...
Richard Addison Hanan '26
DICK HANAN, former investment manager and an outstanding yachtsman in the San Francisco area, died Oct. 12, 1992, after battle with cancer. For many years, Dick was...
Francis Louis Handy '26
Frank died Sept. 7, 1999, in Winter Park, Fla. Florida had been his home since 1979.Shortly after college, Frank started work in Pittsburgh, with what was to become a...
Marshall Cathcart Harrington '26 *32
MARSH HARRINGTON, well-known physicist, died Oct. 14, 1992, at Prince George's Hospital Center (Md.), following a coronary attack. Marsh was brought up in a Princeton...
Reed F. Hartel '26
Reed Hartel died at his home Southington, Conn., Aug. 9, 1995, following several small heart attacks.At Princeton Reed was a member of the University Orchestra, and...
R. Preston Hazelwood '26
PRES HAZELWOOD, who left college in June 1924, died Feb. 20, 1993, following a coronary attack. While at Princeton, Pres played on the lacrosse team, was a member of...
Albert Marshall Helmrath '26
With regret, we report that Al Helmrath died at his home in Summit, N.J., on Aug. 26, 1996. He was 92.Before he retired in 1958, Al was engaged in NYC in the family...
Charles L. R. Hemmersley '26
Charlie Hemmersley, an outstanding member of the class, died at Meadow Lakes in Hightstown, N.J., on Oct. 15, 1997, after a long illness. As an undergraduate, Charlie...
Barlow Henderson '26
BARLOW HENDERSON, wellknown citizen of Nashville, died at the age of 87 in his home, Aug. 23, 1992, after a short illness. A native of Aiken, S.C., Barlow came to...
Dan Harrington Hill '26
DAN HILL died July 27, 1990, an Alzheimer's victim for more than two years, He came to Princeton from Exeter, the son of Walter B. Hill 1890. Little is known of Dan...
John Whitcomb Holloway '26
John Holloway, a Chicagoan who moved to Asheville, N.C., when he retired in 1969, died Apr. 29, 1995, after a short illness at a medical center in Asheville. John...
Edgar P. Houpt '26
WE RECORD with regret the death of Ned Houpt Nov. 16, 1990, of pneumonia, in Southampton, Long Island, Hospital. Ned a quiet member of'26 who loved N.Y., where he...
Arthur R. M. Hughes '26
ARTHUR M. R. HUGHES, of Guilford, Conn., a banker, community leader, and yachtsman, died May 24, 1991. Arthur prepared for Princeton at the Salisbury School and left...
Edmund H. Kase Jr. '26 *33
Edmund Kase Jr. died in Santa Fe, N.M., on Jan. 10,1999.After graduating from Princeton, he earned a master's and a PhD in classics. He graduated from Princeton...
Frederic Rice Kellogg '26
FRITZ KELLOGG'S death Aug. 23, 1991, in a single car accident in Vermont, came as a shock to all who knew him and especially to members of the Class who had enjoyed...
John Kirkpatrick '26
JACK KIRKPATRICK, widely known for his mastery of classical modern music, died Nov. 8, 1991, in Ithaca at the age of 86.He left Princeton in our senior year to study...
John T. Koehler '26
JACK KOEHLER, a former assistant secretary of the Navy, died of cancer at his home in Chevy Chase, Md., on Sept. 23, 1989. Jack, a native of Pennsylvania, transferred to...
William L. Kendrick '26
BILL KENDRICK (or "Ginger," as he was known in college), well known as an outstanding judge and colorful figure in the world of breeders and exhibitors of purebred dogs,...
Lawrence Larkin '26
LARRY LARKIN DIED Nov. 21, 1993, at age 90 in Tallahassee, Fla. A graduate of Culver Military Academy, Larry left Princeton after our sophomore year to make a career of...
William Draper Lewis Jr. '26
We just received word of William's death in 2000. William lived in Blue Bell, Pa. At Princeton, he was a member of Court Club.Draper received his master's in education...
Gus Lobo Jr. '26
Gus Lobo, a well-known figure for more than 57 years in the commodities markets, died Dec. 28, 1997, in Andrus Retirement Community at Hastings on Hudson, N.Y. Gus was a...
Carroll Hardy Long '26
It is with sadness that we report the death of Carroll, who died May 10, 2001. Carroll was an outstanding doctor who, as you remember, was given the Achievement Award...
William J. Lonnquist '26
BILL LONNQUIST, of Northfield, Ill., died on March 11, 1990, after a long Illness. Bill came to Princeton from Lake Forest Academy, was a member of Dial Lodge, and...
H. Norris Love '26
RED LOVE, well known Chicagoan, died July 10, 1993, in Lake Forest Hospital, following a prolonged illness. Red, who was one of the youngest living members of the class,...
Alan F. Lukens '26
AL LUKENS, for many years a resident of Schenectady, N.Y., but more recently of Calif., died June 17, 1990, of pneumonia at London House, Santa Rosa, Calif., after a...
Robert Mcdougal Jr. '26
BOB McDOUGAL, wellknown Chicago lawyer, excellent golfer, and supporter of childcare and minority causes, died of heart failure May 23, 1993.At Princeton, Bob was on the...
Chester E Mcspadden '26
CHET MCSPADDEN, former advertising executive and always a loyal Tiger, died at his home in Glenview Place, Naples, Fla., Mar. 2, 1994. Chet was 90 and had not been well...
Philip A. Meyer '26
PHIL MEYER, who had been a resident of Glenside Nursing Home in New Providence, N.J., since mid1992, died of a coronary attack on Aug. 15, 1993, at age 89. Quite...
William Condell Moore '26
BILL MOORE, longtime Summit, N.J., resident, died of cancer Nov. 27, 1993, at age 89. At Princeton, Bill majored in history, played in the band, and was a member of...
Nathan L Moyse '26
NATE MOYSE, active member of the Class, although in apparent good health, died suddenly at his home in Toms River, NJ., Feb. 28, 1991. At Princeton Nate was on the track...
John Mac Murray '26
John Mac Murray, well-known Princetonian in central Pennsylvania, died July 2, 1995, in Lankenau Hospital in Philadelphia, following a heart attack.He transferred to...
William B. Nevius '26
Bill died Aug. 1, 2003, at Meadow Lakes Retirement Community in Hightstown, N.J. He was 98. Born in East Orange, N.J., and a graduate of East Orange HS, Bill's Princeton...
Sidney New Jr. '26
Sidney New died of a heart problem at his residence on the Upper East Side, in NYC, Mar. 27, 1997. He had the unique distinction of having lived in that part of the city...
James W. Newman '26
Jim Newman died June 25, 1996, Meadow Lakes in Hightstown, N.J. Jim was on the football squad for four years and won his letter in senior year. After graduation Jim...
Phillip B. Newman '26
Phil Newman, a well-known resident of Louisville, Ky., died June 24, 1995, at his home after a short illness.Phil came to Princeton from Lawrenceville and will be...
Frank B. Off Jr. '26
FRANK OFF, who was well known among professional growers of orchids, died on Sept. 3, 1989, at his home in Somers Point, N.J. He prepared at Haverford School, was a...
Charles Allen Perera '26
Our classmate Charles A. Perera, MD, widely known and highly respected in the field of ophthalmology, died Jan. 27, 1998, at Kendal, a Quaker-sponsored retirement...
Glen H. C. Perry '26
Glen Perry died June 9, 1996, at Millcroft, a retirement community near Newark, Del. He was the son of Lawrence Perry '08.Glen was born in Bloomfield, N.J., and attended...
Richard Howell Post '26
DICK POST, human genetics researcher and writer, former officer in the U.S. Foreign Service, and longtime supporter of peace, died Feb. 19, 1993, of heart failure at...
Richard Robert Quay '26
DICK DIED of cardiopulmonary arrest on Oct. 20, 1992, at his home in Litchfield, Conn. He was about to celebrate his 88th birthday, on Oct. 28. Dick was born in N.Y.C....
John Wahl Queen III '26
Johnny died Apr. 6, 2004, at his winter home in Naples, Fla. He was 98.Born in Jersey City, N.J., his career in the steel industry spanned many years, and he retired in...
Leonard M. Read '26
LEONARD M. READ died July 4, 1992, at the age of 88, in Royal Hospital, Guildford, England, after a brief illness. A Briton, Leonard spent his early years in Canada and...
Edward Eugene Reilly '26
Edward died on May 23, 2000. He left Princeton his freshman year and in 1926 graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown Law School with an LLB degree. He was...
James Markoe Robbins '26
Our classmate Jim Robbins, who died Mar. 29, 1999, was one of our most loyal classmates. He was 89.He held many offices in the class and was always thinking of the class...
David W. Rubidge '26
DAVID RUBIDGE DIED Dec. 5, 1993, at his home at Meadow Lakes, a lifecare community near Princeton where he and Nadine enjoyed 12 years, until her death a year ago.At...
Lewis Rumford II '26
Lew Rumford, well known in Baltimore and a loyal member of the class, died July 25, 1997, a cancer victim, at Broadmead, a retirement community near Baltimore, where Lew...
Trusten Wheeler Russell '26
TRUSTY RUSSELL, French scholar and author, died May 10, 1998, at age 91 in the Univ. of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester. At Princeton, Trusty was in the Press...
Ralph Dudley Rutenber Jr. '26
Ralph Rutenber, wellknown educator of Springfield, Mass., and from 1941-72 headmaster of the MacDuffie School for Girls, died Mar. 20, 1996, after a long illness.Ralph...
Walter H. Saunders Jr. '26
WALTER SAUNDERS, noted as an expert in the field of ship financing, died on July 3, 1989, at the age of 83. Walt joined the class in 1923 on a transfer from the Univ. of...
Adolph William Schmidt '26
The death of Dolph Schmidt concludes the career and life of one of our most noted members.After graduation he studied in France and Germany, winning honors. He then...
Walter J. Schob '26
WALT SCHOB, well known industrialist and civic leader, and ardent supporter of the Class of 1926, died Feb. 11, 1992, at age 88, of complications following surgery at...
Richard Teophile Schwartz '26
It was only recently that we learned of Richard's death on Jan. 14, 1997.He retired as a consulting actuary. He was also a former employee of N.Y. Life Insurance Co.,...
Samuel Sumney Scott '26
Sam Scott died at his home in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Jan. 29, 1997. He was 91.Sam came to Princeton from Montclair Academy, where he had taken part in most of the...
Orvel Sebring '26
Orvel died on Dec. 20, 1999, of Parkinson's disease. He was born June 24, 1905.Though a resident of Pennsylvania since 1933, Orvel considered Florida, where his father...
A. Vernon Shannon '26
SHANNON died Jan. 1, 1992, at age 87, after years of a brave struggle against afflictions which included a severe, lasting case of shingles and a close call with an...
Louis D. Simonds Jr. '26
LOUIS SIMONDS, a lifelong resident of Charleston, S.C., died at his home there on June 10, 1989, after a long bout with cancer. He was a graduate of Gilman School and at...
Frank P. Slattery Jr. '26
FRANK SLATTERY, a dynamic and innovative twoterm mayor of WilkesBarre, Penn., and a dominant political figure in his community for many years, died June 17, 1991.Starts...
Robert Brookings Smith '26
Bob died Dec. 30, 2002, at his home in Ladue, Mo. He was 99.Born in St. Louis, he prepared at Lawrenceville and while at Princeton participated in football, crew,...
Dewitt Hendee Smith '26
DeWitt, scholar, athlete, and distinguished physician, died Mar. 4, 1991, at Corvallis, Ore. A junior Phi Bete, DeWitt rowed on the crew and was a well-known member of...
Robert J. Smythe '26
BOB SMYTHE died in his home in Westfield, NJ., May 22, 1990, a victim of emphysema, Although very active in his career, Bob was always able to find time in support of...
James F. Stengel '26
THE SAD NEWS has reached us only recently, from San Diego, that Jim Stengel died Nov. 8, 1991, following a severe stroke that caused him to be hospitalized for the 13...
Raymond A. Sterrett '26
RAY STERRETT, known to many of his classmates as "Skillet," died after a long illness May 6, 1993, at Hospice by the Sea in Boca Raton, Fla. Skillet came to Princeton...
Henderson Supplee Jr. '26
Henderson Supplee Jr., affectionately known as "Wooz," died Feb. 3, 1992, at age 88, in Bryn Mawr Hospital, following surgery several weeks before. We have lost a leader...
Ned Bass Tilt '26
Ned Tilt died at his home in Santa Barbara, Calif., on July 2, 1989, at the age of 86. For several years, Ned suffered from coronary problems, so his death was not...
Rufus A. Tracy '26
Pete Tracy died Feb. 1, 1995, at his home in Carmel Valley, Calif., after a long illness. He had lived in Carmel Valley for more than 20 years and was well known as a...
Franklin F. Trunkey '26
FRANK TRUNKEY, former business and civic leader of Spokane, Wash., died Nov. 5, 1990, in Alhambra, Calif., where he had lived the last two years, an Alzheimer victim....
Howard Bruce Vail '26
Howard Bruce Vail died Jan. 30, 1998, in Boca Raton, Fla.Following our graduation and a summer trip to Spain, Howard returned to Princeton to teach Spanish for one year....
George Vinsonhaler '26
GEORGE VINSONFIALER, retired insurance company executive, died in his home in Chapel Hill, N.C., Aug. 3, 1993, after an illness resulting from several strokes. George...
Harold E. Waller '26
HAROLD WALLER, a wellknown industrialist and a retired chairman of Boss Manufacturing Co., died Dec. 3, 1993, at his home in Oakwood Village, a retirement community in...
Charles W. Wendt '26
CHARLIE WENDT, a pioneer in the development of commercial aviation, died of cancer May 7, 1990, in Sarasota, Fla. Although Charlie left Princeton to enter business, he...
David Williams '26
David Williams, or the "Lollipop King" as he was lovingly known to his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and generations of neighborhood small fry, died of a massive...
Edward E Wilson '26
ED WILSON, retired Chicago corporate executive and former Assistant Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, died of cancer Mar. 19, 1994. Ed came to Princeton from...
Robert Wohlforth '26
Bob Wohlforth, a resident of Ridgefield, Conn., for more than 67 years, died of heart failure May 9, 1997.Bob entered Princeton from the Peddie School but left in 1923...
Frederick H. Wolff Jr. '26
WE REPORT WITH SORROW the death of Fred Wolff Apr. 20 1992, in St. Paul, Minn. Fred was a longtime resident of St. Paul and was prominent in real estate management and...
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