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Herbert Galbraith Wellington Jr. ’43

Published in Feb. 15, 2006, issue

Herb died Aug. 15, 2005, in Locust Valley, N.Y. He was 85.

A native of Rye, N.Y., he attended St. Mark's School in Southbury, Mass. After graduating from Princeton in 1943 with a degree in English, Herb joined the Army and served in World War II as a first lieutenant in the Signal Corps. He participated in the D-Day invasion of Normandy and also fought in France, Germany, and the Philippines.

At the time of his death, Herb was chairman of the Wall Street firm H.G. Wellington and Co. Herb enjoyed hunting, fishing, and conservation. He was a strong early supporter of the Atlantic Salmon Foundation, and was involved in the Montana Land Reliance.

Herb is survived by his wife, Patricia; three sons, Charles, James and William; and four grandchildren. To all the survivors, we offer our most heartfelt sympathies.

The Class of 1943

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