Princeton Alumni Weekly Logo

Edward Fletcher Whitney ’36

Published in Oct. 6, 1999, issue

Ed died May 12, 1999. He was 84. He prepared at the Horace Mann School of NYC. At Princeton he majored in economics and was a member of Cloister Inn. During his junior and senior years he rowed on the heavyweight squad.

During WWII, he served four years in the Navy in the Atlantic Theater as a lieutenant. Ed's business career spanned more than 40 years in the controller's office of the Atlantic Mutual Insurance Companies. He retired in 1960.

He was an avid sports fan who continued his interest in sports and his own physical fitness program until his death.

He is survived by his brother Donald H. Whitney '30. He also was the devoted uncle of Peter D., Mary W. Hoch, Richard, and David.

Ed enjoyed Princeton and was a loyal classmate.

The Class of 1936

Post a remembrance
Post a remembrance
Edward Fletcher Whitney
Enter the word as it appears in the picture below
By submitting a comment, you agree to PAW's comment posting policy.