Bill died at age 76 on Dec. 23, 2001, in Scarsdale, N.Y., from the effects of a debilitating stroke he originally suffered in 1979. Bill came to Princeton from Choate, where he played football and hockey. He was a member of Cap and Gown.
Bill's entire career was spent with Citibank, NA, which he joined as a trainee in 1949. For the next two decades he had various assignments in the US and in Europe. In 1972 he became chief credit officer in Europe. In 1978 Bill was named a member of the Credit Policy Committee and in 1979 was elected a senior vice president of Citibank, NA. He retired in 1985.
Bill was an active platform tennis player at the Fox Meadow club in Scarsdale. In 1962 he was elected president of the American Platform Tennis Assn.
Despite the lasting effects of the 1979 stroke, Bill never lost his enthusiasm for life, his interest in others, and his sense of humor. His beloved wife, Mary Jane, and a brother predeceased him. He is survived by a daughter, three sons, seven grandchildren, and a brother. To the entire family, the class extends its deepest sympathy.
The Class of 1947