Joe died Apr. 9, 1995, in Albany, Tex. He prepared at Central H.S. in Washington, D.C., and transferred to Princeton from George Washington Univ. in 1926. In his senior year, he roomed with his brother, W. William W. Blanton '32. He received an MFA in architecture from Princeton.
He was a lieutenant commander in the Navy, and after the war turned to ranching in Albany, Tex., and was owner and manager of the Horse Creek Ranch. Joe had great interest in pipe organs and combined that with his architectural knowledge to produce a book, The Organ in Church Design.
The class extends sincere sympathy to Joe's family.
The Class of 1929