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Kenneth H. Zabriskie Jr. ’46 *53

Published in Apr. 20, 2005, issue

Ken died Oct. 18, 2004.

He came to Princeton from Ridgewood [N.J.] High School in 1942 to study chemical engineering. After Army service in the Philippines and Japan, he returned to graduate in 1949 and earn a master's in chemical engineering in 1953. He was active in choir, track, and the Glee Club. He married Virginia Humphreys in his junior year. They divorced in 1961.

Ken began working with DuPont at various locations as field engineer, production supervisor, and information consultant until moving to the American Chemical Society in Columbus, Ohio, as director of research. He retired in 1969 from Biological Information Services in Philadelphia. He later married Elise Harding.

Ken was active in community affairs and the Episcopal Church in several locations. A loyal classmate, he is missed by the class. Ken was the father of five children, Thomas, Joan, Elizabeth, Martha, and Anne, and also had a stepson, David Harding '74.

The Class of 1946

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