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Nathan Ford Jones ’38

Published in Dec. 13, 2006, issue

Nate died Sept. 19, 2006, at his home in Upper Montclair, N.J.

He prepared at Monroe High School in Rochester, N.Y., where he was a member of the honor society and was active in school dramatics. At Princeton, Nate majored in mathematics and graduated with highest honors. He won a scholarship and four prestigious prizes in mathematics and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He was also chief electrician of Triangle Club, lighting director for Theatre Intime, and a member of the University Band.

During World War II, Nate served in the Army and the U.S. Office of Research and Development. After earning a law degree from New York University, he worked for Prudential Life Insurance Co. until 1981, retiring as assistant vice president. After retirement he was employed by the New York State Insurance Department until 2001. He was a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Montclair, N.J., and an active choir member at Calvary Church in Summit, N.J.

Nate’s son David predeceased him. He is survived by his son, Roderick; a sister, Emily; and a brother, Kearney. The class extends its deep sympathy to them all.

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