Bout died Aug. 27, 1995, after a long illness. He had prepared for college at University H.S. in Chicago and Lawrenceville. At Princeton he was on the freshman golf team and was in Tower Club. Ken Wallis was his roommate for all four years. He received his law degree from the Univ. of Chicago and practiced in Chicago with Sidley & Austin and related firms.
During the war, he was in the office of the undersecretary of the Navy, and retired with the rank of lt. commander. In 1949 he began his association with R. R. Donnelly & Sons, the largest printer in the U.S. and became general counsel, secretary, and a director.
Bout took an active part in church and community affairs. He served on the school board of Winnetka Ill., played a leading role in Young Life and other church-related organizations. He was for 10 years president of the Sunday Evening Club of Chicago. In 1941 he married Winnifred Turner; she died in 1994.
Bout is survived by a daughter, Ellen McDougal, and two sons, Edward and Christopher Jr. The class extends sincere sympathy to Bout's family.
The Class of 1929