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Harry Mccall Jr. ’36

Published in July 3, 2002, issue

Harry died Nov. 18, 2001. He prepared at Lawrenceville School. At Princeton he majored in modern languages, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and was a member of Cloister Inn. Harry received his law degree in 1939 from Tulane U., which also granted him an honorary degree in 1984. He served five years in WWII, mostly as a captain in the adjutant general's organization.

Harry was a senior partner in the New Orleans law firm of Chaffe, McCall, Phillips, Toler and Sarpy. A civic leader, he was chosen in 1975 to reign as Rex, King of Carnival. Some of his numerous community involvements included the New Orleans Sewage/Water Board, Children's Hospital, New Orleans Athletic Club, New Orleans Bar Assn., Tulane Medical Center, the Red Cross, the Boy Scouts. He was a past president of the Princeton Alumni Assn. of New Orleans.

Harry is survived by his wife, Evelyn, sons Richard '65 and Jonathan '72, four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Harry will be missed.

The Class of 1936

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