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Arthur Carroll Jones Jr. ’45

Published in June 12, 1991, issue

ARTHUR CARROLL JONES JR. died May 23, 1990. A progressive spinal stenosis was ultimately unresponsive to surgery. Casey entered Princeton from the Friends School in Baltimore and Johns Hopkins.

Casey suffered severe polio at age six; there followed years of physiotherapy. He knew victory when he was selected as center on the AllMaryland football team at Friends. At Princeton he was cocaptain of freshman lacrosse and 150 football. He was a member of Cap & Gown and roomed with Tom Guthrie. As a volunteer in WWII, he was sent to France as a sergeantmajor, Army D.E.M.L. He then returned to Princeton, receiving a bachelor's degree in English in 1947, He entered the advertising business, and experienced great success at B.B.D. & 0., J. Walter Thompson, and as ad director for Kentucky Fried Chicken.

His 1950 marriage to Betty Marable resulted in two sons, Casey III and Hunter. The family resided until 1977 in North Tarrytown, N.Y. They moved briefly to California before returning to his native Baltimore, where Casey resided at death.

Casey is remembered for his pointed wit and imaginative sense of humor. He was above all a humanist, receptive to a world that he saw as often funny but just as often good. In addition to Betty and his sons, Casey is survived by a grandson Casey W. To all, the Class extends its deep sympathy.

The Class of 1945

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