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James Morrow Chadwick-Collins ’34

Published in Sept. 11, 1996, issue

Chad Chadwick-Collins, who retired after 33 years with the old Pennsylvania Railroad and its successor, the Penn Central, then moved to Germany to become, as he described it, "a year-round summer resident," died Feb. 22, 1996, at home.

Born in England (his father was a British Army officer, his mother a Philadelphian), Chad emigrated to Philadelphia in 1920. He attended Episcopal Academy in that city and Exeter before Princeton.

In 1974, having retired to Woodstock, Vt., where several other Princetonians, including Janet and Bill Oman, were "within easy driving distance, weather permitting," Chad and his wife, Polly (Harris), did, "I suppose what other retired couples do-"play a little, party a little, travel a little." He was an avid fisherman, especially for blues caught in the surf off Nantucket ("great eating when fresh").

Surviving, besides Polly, his wife of 58 years, are two daughters, Caroline Tyler and Joan Oppenheimer, a brother, Richard D. '36, a sister, and five grandchildren. To them we offer sincere sympathies.

The Class of 1934

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