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Frederick R. Lawson ’36

Published in Oct. 5, 2005, issue

Fred died at home March 21, 2005. He was 92.

Born and raised in Boston, Fred graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy. At Princeton he majored in political science; was on the freshman football, hockey, and tennis teams; and played three years of varsity hockey. He was a member of Colonial Club.

After graduation he worked for Revere Copper and Brass Co. until 1942. During World War II he was a captain in the Army Air Force assigned to Washington, D.C., and Dayton, Ohio. He retired from service in 1946.

In 1944 Fred married Janet Eccles Quinney. They had three children. He spent the rest of his business career at First Security Bank of Utah until he retired in 1977. Fred lived most of his adult life in Salt Lake City.

Fred is survived by his sons, Frederick Q. and Peter Q. Lawson, and nine grandchildren. His daughter, Joanne L. Shrontz, died in 2003.

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