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LeGrand Adams Gould ’38

Published in Sept. 26, 2007, issue

LeGrand Adams Gould died of pneumonia May 12, 2007, in Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, Calif.

Lee was born and raised in New York City. He was highly educated at Riverdale Country Day School; at Princeton, where he earned a bachelor’s in history; at Harvard’s graduate school; at the Army War College; and at Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he received an MBA in 1954. In 1945, Lee married Barbara Greenlee of Los Angeles.

Lee served in the Army in the Pacific Area Headquarters during World War II, achieving the rank of captain and receiving a Bronze Star.

After Lee’s military discharge, the Goulds lived in the eastern United States for six years before moving west to Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and eventually Pebble Beach, Calif. For 25 years Lee was a stockbroker with Kidder Peabody and its offspring in the San Francisco area.

Lee was an enthusiastic golfer at the Monterey Peninsula Country Club. He and his sons raced Mercury-class sailboats at Stillwater Yacht Club, where Lee was a commodore in the 1980s. He also developed a passion for genealogy and served our class as historian and regional vice president.

Lee leaves Barbara, their two sons, and five grandchildren, to all of whom the class sends its sincere condolences.

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