John died on Apr. 10 at Kingsway Manor Assisted Living in Schenectady, his city of lifelong residence.
John came to Princeton from Loyola School and Albany Academy, where he was on the football, basketball, and track teams.
At Princeton, he was on the freshman football team and basketball squad. He earned his letter on the JV football team, majored in geological engineering, and was a member of Tower Club.
After graduation, John served during WWII as a navy lt. j.g. on the destroyer escort USS Evarts, in the Atlantic. Thereafter, duplicating his father's career, he became pres. of the United Baking Company. He also was a member of the Mohawk Golf Club and of the Schuyler Meadows Club in Loudonville.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Dibble English, and two sisters, Edythe E. Clarke and Joan E. Choate, to all of whom the class extends its deep sympathy.
The Class of 1938