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Peter R. Kaplan ’60

Published in Oct. 11, 2006, issue

Peter died March 6, 2006, after a long illness.

He prepared for Princeton at Eastside High in Paterson, N.J., and at Andover, where he was president of the National Honor Society, a varsity swimmer, and a member of the mathematics and debating clubs.

At Princeton, he majored in biology and wrote a thesis titled "Effects of Spleenectomy on Transplantation Tolerance." A member of Court Club and the Orange Key Guide Service, he also was on the crew his freshman and sophomore years.

After graduation, Peter completed medical school and became a respected teacher and physician at St. Thomas Hospital after moving to Nashville in 1972.

He is survived by a sister, Paula Miller; brothers Michael and Danny; and several nieces and nephews. The class extends its deepest sympathy to all Peter's family.

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Daly Says:

2009-01-07 22:43:23

Is this the same Peter R. Kaplan who, while a Princeton student, appeared as a guest on What's My Line?
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