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Edward Greb Bauer Jr. ’51

Published in Mar. 10, 2004, issue

Ed died Oct. 1, 2003, in Boca Raton following a stroke.

He was born in 1928 and came to us from Lawrenceville. At Princeton he was a politics major, a member of Tiger Inn, and roomed with Stuart Neely. Following service in the Air Force, he married the former Carolyn L. Isbell in 1954 and earned his law degree from Harvard in 1957.

He became an associate of the Philadel-phia firm of Ballard, Spahr, Andrews, and Ingersoll until 1962, when he was made executive assistant to the mayor of Philadelphia. From 1963-70 he was city solicitor. He became vice president and general counsel for Philadelphia Electric in 1970, and retired as senior vice president and general counsel in 1988. He also served on the Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce, the Delaware Regional Planning Commission, and on the board of the American Foundation for Negro Affairs. He also held several corporate directorships.

He is survived by his wife; their three children, Charlotte Harris, Barbara Bauer, and Edward III; five grandchildren; and his sister, Alice, wife of Frederic A. Riehl '51.

The Class of 1951

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