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Richard Carter Kenney ’34

Published in Mar. 8, 2000, issue

Dick Kenney, also known as Cap, died July 7, 1999. He had been in a nursing home in Charlottesville, Va., where his daughter lived, following a stroke suffered while living at Gibson Island, Md., not far from Baltimore, where he grew up (and attended the Gilman School).

Dick left Princeton at the end of freshman year and went to work with his father at the N. S. Kenney Co., in Baltimore, as a junior partner. The company dealt in railway equipment, sales, and service.

In his younger days, Cap was an ardent sailor and took part in many Star boat races on the Chesapeake Bay. Later he became partly disabled and, living alone at Gibson Island, after the death of his wife, the former Joanne Hoff, he became "something of a recluse," in the words of one of his oldest friends. According to our records, Dick is survived by a son, a daughter, and five grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother, N. Taylor Kenney '30, of West Palm Beach, Fla.

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Michael Kenney Says:

2014-09-29 09:50:28

The grandfather I never met
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