Current Issue

Feb. 3, 2010

Vol. 110, No. 8

Memorials

Memorials by Name: W

Charles J. Weisul Jr. '60

Chuck died Aug. 28, 2012, in Hillsborough, N.J., surrounded by family and friends, after a long, courageous battle with stomach cancer. Chuck was born in Norwood,...

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Karl Mensch Waage '39 *46

Distinguished paleontologist and former director of the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale, Karl died Oct. 18, 1999. He earned his master's and PhD in geology at...

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Howard E. Waddell '65

Howie died Feb. 9, 2005, of leukemia in Miami.He lived in Plainfield, N.J., in Rochester Syosset, N.Y., while growing up. He majored in economics at Princeton...

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Robert Osborn Waddell '34

BOB WADDELL, who operated his own vendingmachine business in Houston until his retirement, in 1981, died Mar. 9, 1992. "He was sick for a long time," his friend Ralph...

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Francis Rawle Wadleigh '22

Whitey Wadleigh died at his home Mar. 29, 1996. He was born in 1899 in Petersburg, Va., and attended the Jefferson School for Boys in Charlottesville and Princeton Prep...

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George Wadsworth '44

George died June 4, 2011 in Mexico City. His father was a U.S. diplomat, and George was born in Constantinople (Istanbul). In his early years he lived in Bucharest,...

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E. Herbert Waentig '37

ONLY CHILD AND BACHELOR Herb Waentig, with a distinguished 27year career at McGrawHill, died May 6, 1991, in Yucatan of cardiac arrest.At Poly Prep, Herb was editor of...

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Joseph Edward Waesche III '53

Ed, whose piano artistry delighted undergrads when he performed with the Round House Eight, the Tiger Town Five, and Ken Stocker's big band, but whose real love was...

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Jon T. Wagenknecht '71

We are sad to report the death of Jon Wagenknecht May 21, 2012, due to heart failure after unsuccessful cardiac transplantation. Jon attended Wayland Academy in...

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Kay Wagenknecht-Harte '73

Kay Wagenknecht-Harte died Apr. 26, 1997, after a three-year battle with breast cancer.Kay was born May 19, 1951, in St. Paul, Minn., and graduated from Wayland Academy...

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John R. Wagenseller '44

Perhaps the friendliest extrovert in our class, Jack died on Mar. 18, 2001, in Greensboro, N.C., after a lengthy illness.Waggie, or Wags as he was affectionately known,...

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Raymond Mohr Waggoner '56

Ray Waggoner died June 21, 1998, at his home in Charlotte, N.C. He was born in Pittsburgh, attended Shady Side Academy, and then enrolled at Stanford. In his sophomore...

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Charles Eugene Wagner '45

Charles Wagner died Oct. 5, 2007, in Louisville, Ky. Chuck entered Princeton from Mercersburg Academy, following in the footsteps of his father, Daniel Wagner 1904,...

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Charles R. Wagner '52

Chappie Wagner died Dec. 29, 2007, of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Alexandria, Va. Chappie transferred to Princeton from Davis & Elkins College after Army...

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Nelson Whitaker Wagner '30

NELSON DIED on Oct. 19, 1989, in his hometown of Wheeling, W.V. He came to Princeton from Lawrence¬ville, where he starred on the track team and in football and was...

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Robert E. Wagner *55

Robert Wagner, professor emeritus of chemical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), died June 15, 2013. He was 92. During World War II, Wagner enlisted...

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Robert Earl Wagner '50

Bob, a resident of Haverford, Pa., died Mar. 1, 2003, of complications from ankylosing spondylitis, a rheumatic disease he struggled with his entire adult life. He was a...

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Stewart G. Wagner '42

STEW DIED from complications following an automobile accident near his home in Memphis Mar. 29, 1994. He retired in 1966 from an architectural practice he had founded a...

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Wesley Allen Wagner '47

WES WAGNFR died suddenly June 2, 1992, sadly just two clays prior to joining the Class for its 45th reunion. Wes had been looking forward with great anticipation to this...

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William Edward Wagner Jr. '46

Bill Wagner died Nov. 23, 2007, in Morristown, N.J., after a long illness. He was 82 and a longtime resident of Basking Ridge, N.J. After Princeton he taught at Peddie...

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Addison Clark Waid Jr. '34

CLARK WAID, who retired in 1973 as manager of marketing research at the General Electric Co.'s Nela Park Lamp Division after 39 years, died Apr. 20, 1993, at his home in...

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Alexander Dallas Wainwright '39

Alec died Jan. 5, 2000, in Hightstown, N.J., where he had been living following his long career as a librarian, almost all of it on the staff of the Princeton University...

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William Howard Wainwright '45

Bill died July 12, 2005.He entered Princeton from the Browning School and spent his first year off campus at 24 Dickinson St. He joined Terrace Club and was a member of...

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Robert E. Waite '28 *29

Born July 4, 1907, in Elizabeth, N.J., Bob was a man with a passion for learning. He was valedictorian of his high school class at age 15, and continued his pursuit of...

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Robert W. Wakefield '50

Bob died Feb. 4, 2010, in Delray Beach, Fla. Bob graduated from Blair, where he was a three-letter athlete. At Princeton, he was active in intramural athletics and a...

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John Ryckman Walbridge '42

John, the son of Ernest A. Walbridge ’15, died Oct. 21, 2006, in Babylon, N.Y., after a long and happy life. Having prepared at Deerfield Academy, John was a history...

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Robert Clarence Walden Jr. '38

Bob died Aug. 18, 2006. At Princeton Bob majored in chemistry, earning departmental honors his junior year, and was a member of Elm Club. After receiving his medical...

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Robert B. Waldner '62

Bob died shortly after suffering a massive stroke March 11, 2013, in Ipswich, Mass. Bob came to us from South Kent (Conn.) School. At Princeton he was a civil...

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Grant Tozer Waldref '33

Grant died Oct. 1, 1997. He came to college from Stillwater, Minn., having prepared at Exeter. He was in the Glee Club and Triangle and belonged to Elm Club.He went to...

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Albert Whitney Waldron '39

Whit died Jan. 5, 2002, at a hospital near his home in San Diego.He was a lifelong bachelor and an inveterate student. A social philosophy major at Princeton, he entered...

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Alexander "Minty" Waldron '31

MINTY DIED at his home in Stuart, Fla., Mar. 25, 1993. He left Princeton and entered the Class of 1931 at the Univ. of Michigan, where he received his A.B. degree. He...

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Donald A. Walen '47

Many of us will especially remember "Grover" as a fellow V-12er way back in the summer of '43: His bland wit enlivened that brief transitional time in our lives.Don went...

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Richard David Walk '42

Dick died Jan. 2, 1999, from a cerebral hemorrhage at Suburban Hospital in Chevy Chase, Md. He retired in 1991 from George Washington U., taking emeritus status, after...

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Roger Atkinson Walke Jr. '36

Roger died Apr. 2, 1996. After graduating from Episcopal H.S. in Alexandria, Va., he majored in art and archaeology at Princeton, graduating magna cum laude. He was a...

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Alan Barnes Walker '36

Alan died on Oct. 5, 1989, in Bridgeport, Conn., after a long illness. He was born June 7, 1915, in Flushing, N.Y. He was a relative of the late William H. Walker II....

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Albert Evans Walker '31

Albert E. Walker died in Elizabeth [Pa.] Hospital, on Nov. 14, 1997, of a breathing insufficiency. He was 88.A lifelong resident of Elizabeth, for many years Al was...

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Douglas C. Walker '70

Doug Walker died of cancer Nov. 22, 2013. Raised in Bethlehem, Pa., Doug graduated from Deerfield Academy. At Princeton, Doug was an economics major and a member of...

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George F. Walker '50

George, of Sea Island, Ga., died in nearby Brunswick Nov. 29, 2004, after a long bout with cancer.He graduated from the McCallie School in Chattanooga. At Princeton he...

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Hallam Walker '43 *52

Hallam “Hocky” Walker of Davidson, N.C., died Jan. 12, 2012, from Parkinson’s disease.  Born May 23, 1921, in Newark, N.J., he graduated from Columbia High School in his...

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Harrison Dodge Howell Walker '33

Toto, our Princeton track star, died at his home in Woollahra, Australia, Jan. 26, 2003. He was 92. After 39 years on the staff of National Geographic magazine, Toto...

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John C. Walker '44

Jack Walker died on Dec. 1, 1999, in Wilmette, Ill., an area where he had spent his entire life. He played football at New Trier High and football and rugby at...

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John Warren Walker '54

John died Mar. 7, 2001, at the Potomac Center in Arlington. He was born in Salina, Kans., prepared for Princeton at Andover, and was active in golf, publications, and...

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Reuben Lindsay Walker '50

Reuben "Red" Walker died Jan. 27, 2006, in Beaufort, S.C.Red, as he was known at Princeton, was with us for just two years. During that time he was president of the...

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Robert Gill Walker '41

Bob died Nov. 5, 2008, at Meadow Lakes in Hightstown, N.J., after a long bout with emphysema.   A graduate of the Taft School, he majored in history at Princeton, where...

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Stephen Archie Walker '33

Stephen died Nov. 11, 2001, on Anna Maria Island, Fla., where he and his wife, Virginia Manning Archer, had lived for 45 years, as long as they had been married. He was...

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Thaddeus Hovenden Walker '41

Thad died Nov. 2, 2007, in Casper Wyo., his lifelong home. He prepared at Choate and came to Princeton with his younger brother, Dick Walker ’41. He...

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Walter Willard Walker '35

Walt died on May 6, 2001, in Minneapolis, Minn. He prepared for Princeton at the Blake School, where he was known for his many both academic and athletic interests. At...

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William A. Walker '31

WILLIAM AUGUSTUS WALKER died Nov. 20, 1993, in Hilton Head, where he moved from Grosse Point Park Mich., when he retired in 1976. Born Nov. 11, i908, in Birmingham,...

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William Murphy Walker Jr. '28

BILL WALKER died in Naples, Fla., on Sept. 13, 1989, after a long period of poor health. He was born in Chicago on May 7, 1904. He graduated from Chicago Latin School....

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Ashbel T. Wall III '37

Ash died in Wakefield, R.I., Aug. 4, 2005. He was 90.He was born in Providence and entered Princeton from St. George's School. He majored in philosophy, was active in...

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Frederick Brooks Wall '41

Brooks died peacefully Dec. 18, 2008, at his home Little Compton, R.I. He prepared at St. George’s School Newport and spent a postgraduate year at Radley College...

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Hally Peter Wall '44

Peter died on July 9, 2000, after a 10-year battle with Parkinson's disease. He came to Princeton from St. Paul's School, winning freshman numerals in hockey and joining...

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Ross Frazer Wall '29

Bud died Feb. 3, 1999, in Peoria, Ariz., where he had lived for some years. He prepared for college at Wyoming Seminary in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. At Princeton he belonged to...

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Lloyd Peter Wallace '79

LLOYD DIED OF AIDS May 14, 1990, at his home in Philadelphia. His illness had been diagnosed at least two years earlier.Lloyd was born and raised in Pittsburgh, one of...

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Revett Bradley Wallace '46

Rev Wallace died in his Woodside, Calif., home on Oct. 12, 1995, of a heart attack. Rev grew up in California and attended the Thacher School. Rev joined the Marine...

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Robert F. Wallace '41

THE CLASS lost Bob Wallace just three months after he had lost his wife Mary. Bob died on Nov. 19, 1989, in the Norwalk, Conn., hospital after putting up a great fight...

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Thomas Andrew Wallace '45

Tom Wallace died Nov. 8, 2005. He entered Princeton from Cascia Hall in Tulsa, Okla., and joined Cloister Inn. His Princeton career was interrupted by service with the...

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Burr Edgar Wallen '63

BURR, A PROFESSOR of art history at the Univ. of California at Santa Barbara, died of complications of AIDS Sept. 24, 1991, at his home in Santa Barbara.A specialist in...

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Earll Colden Waller Jr. '42

Tubby Waller, son of E. C. Waller '14, died at home Jan. 17, 2004, in Evans, Ga.He prepared at Augusta Junior College. At Princeton he majored in economics and was a...

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Edward Waller '47

Ned’s World War II Navy service as a radar specialist led to a year’s sojourn on Guam. Returning to Princeton, he graduated in 1948 as an honor student in SPIA. He began...

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Harcourt Edmund Waller Jr. '44

Harc, gentleman, athlete, clergyman, businessman, and tireless fighter against social injustice, died quietly in his sleep at his home in Savannah, Ga., on May 26, 1989....

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Harold E. Waller '26

HAROLD WALLER, a wellknown industrialist and a retired chairman of Boss Manufacturing Co., died Dec. 3, 1993, at his home in Oakwood Village, a retirement community in...

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Julius E. Waller '39

Jerry, our professor de Français, died March 27, 2013, in Cooperstown, N.Y., near his home in Cherry Valley. Jerry spent 1939–40 at the Université de Neuchâtel in...

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Bruce A. Wallin '70

Bruce lost his struggle with cancer Dec. 29, 2011. Bruce prepared for Princeton at Highland Park High School in St. Paul, Minn. A politics major, he ate at Tower Club...

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Calvin Procter Wallis '32

Calvin Wallis died June 28, 2000. He was 89. He prepared at William Penn charter School. At Princeton, he was assistant manager of the gym team, Triangle B, and was a...

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James Tureaud Wallis '51

Jim died in Scarborough, Maine, July 6, 2002. He prepared for Princeton at the Millbrook School and entered with the Class of '51, but was called to active duty during...

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M. Roos Wallis '31

M. ROOS WALLIS DIED Jan. 7,1991. At Princeton he played soccer his freshman year. His entire business career was spent in the insurance business in the Philadelphia...

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William H. Wallop '47

William “Bunky” Wallop died of a brain tumor June 1, 2013, at his home in Annapolis, Md. He joined our class in 1943 after graduation from Old Central High School in...

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Richard Wallower '44

DICK DIED of cancer Mar. 16, 1993. He joined us at Princeton after graduating from St. Paul's. Freshman year, he roomed at 202 Foulke with George Palmer, his thirdform...

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Thomas Aloysius Walrath '49

Integrity, compassion, and determination filled every fiber of Tom Walrath's being, and when he succumbed to cancer at his home in Wellsboro, Penn., on May 15, 1989,...

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George V. Walsh *52

George V. Walsh died on Nov. 8, 2001, at his home in Salisbury, Md., after a long illness. He earned his AB in philosophy from Williams, his MA from Brown, and his PhD...

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James Augustus Walsh Jr. '39

JIM DIED Aug. 2, 1991, in Vernon Hills, Ill., where he had been living since his retirement, about five years ago, as attorney with United Charities of Chicago, Legal...

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James Edmund Walsh '34

JIM WALSH, a resident of Daytona Beach since 1969, when he moved his family from Long Island to Florida for the sake of his son's health, died Feb. 6, 1991. He had...

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James Joseph Walsh '50

J.J. died from lung cancer Dec. 2, 2000. He was 71.   He was born in Elizabeth, N.J., and graduated from Canterbury School. At Princeton, he majored in biology, worked...

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Joseph N. Walsh Jr. '56

Joe Walsh died Sept. 2, 2003, surrounded by his family.He prepared for Princeton at the Canterbury School, where he was active in sports, publications, and dramatics. At...

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Paul Walsh '42

Paul Walsh died April 17, 2009, in Princeton from complications following surgery.   Paul prepared at George Washington High School in New York City. At Princeton he was...

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Stanley Walsh '38

THE CLASS LOST one of its most energetic members when Stan Walsh succumbed to Alzheimer's disease, January 30, 1991.Until stricken four years ago, our handsome classmate...

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Sylvia Mcalpin Walsh '47

The Class of '47 lost one of its dearest friends and greatest supporters when Sandie Walsh died at Martha's Vineyard Hospital on Apr. 22, 1996. She was 68. Sandie was an...

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Dawes Walter '47

Dawes died Oct. 11, 1998, of an aneurysm, at Yale-New Haven Hospital.He was born in Evanston, Ill., and graduated from Blair. At Princeton, he majored in history,...

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Paul C. Walter Jr. '49

Paul died June 20, 2008, of cardiac arrest. He was 80. He prepared for Princeton at Mercersburg Academy. At Princeton he majored in biology. Paul was on the crew and...

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Daniel Alfred Walters *62

Daniel Alfred Walters, of Rockville Md., telecommunications consultant with BoozAllen & Hamilton, died at the Hospice in Washington, D.C., Aug. 21, 1995. He was 55. He...

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Raymond Walters Jr. *35

Raymond Walters Jr. was 91 when he died Aug. 30, 2003, in Columbus, Ohio.A retired editor for the NY Times Book Review, Walters was known for his "Paperback Talk"...

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Frederick Peter Walther Jr. '28

Fritz Walther died in Florida Feb. 10, 1996.He was with us at Princeton only for the first semester of freshman year. He then left to attend Amherst College. Later he...

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James Julian Waltke '49

Jim died Aug. 5, 1999, following a brief illness. He was 71. He entered Princeton from St. Louis Country Day School and left to finish his undergraduate degree at...

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George Franz Walz *31

GEORGE FRANZ WAFZ, age 81, lifelong textile chemist, nature lover, music patron, and social activist, died Oct. 7, 1988, in Raleigh, N.C. Born in Easthampton, Mass., he...

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Daniel E. Walzer '32

DAN WALZER died of cancer Aug. 31, 1990, in N.Y.C., where he was born and lived most of his life. He prepared at Poly Prep, and at Princeton was the handball champion of...

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Thomas B. Wanamaker Jr. '27

TOM DIED Feb. 23, 1991. He came to Princeton from Ardmore, Penn. and Haverford school, and left the campus in June 1924. He led a roving life: on the Main Line outside...

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William W. Wanamaker Jr. '46

William Wanamaker died March 10, 2010, in Alexandria, Va. Bill was born in Fort Leavenworth, Kan., where his father was serving in the Army Corps of Engineers. He...

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Robert C. Wang *78

Chemistry, Feb. 9, 2000

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Edward Jones Wannamaker '48

Toppy died at his Charlotte, N.C., home Jan. 7, 2004.He joined us by way of Woodbury Forest School in Virginia. At Princeton our speedy halfback was captain of the...

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James Richard Warbasse '49

Dick Warbasse died Jan. 7, 2012, in Baltimore. Dick was born Oct. 31, 1927, in Maplewood, N.J., and attended Millburn High School. Three War-basse brothers graduated...

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Warren Whaley Warbasse '49

Warren died Nov. 2, 2002, of a heart attack. He was 76.He prepared for Princeton at East Orange [N.J.] HS. At Princeton he majored in biology and graduated with honors....

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George W. Warch '34

George Warch died Aug. 1, 1999. He was 87 and had been living in a nursing home where his daughter, Mrs. Linda Fenton, had moved him after he suffered a debilitating...

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Chauncey Prentiss Ward '33

"Doc" Ward died Apr. 14 in Belleville, N.J. He was 89. He had maintained a pediatric medical practice in Belleville until he retired six years ago. Before that he had...

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Daniel B. Ward '50

Dan died Nov. 12, 2007, in Washington State after a six-month illness. He graduated from North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, Ill., and served in Army...

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Douglas Edwin Ward '35

After a valiant five-year fight against lung cancer, Doug died Oct. 6, 1998, at home. At Princeton he majored in economics. After graduation, he joined the Newark...

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Francis Bernard Ward '29

BERNIE DIED on Dec. 30, 1990. He came from an extremely Princetonoriented family (his father and three uncles were alumni). Bernie left Princeton in 1926 and went to...

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Harry P. Ward '55

After a lifetime of service and achievement, Harry died March 11, 2008, at home in Little Rock, Ark., following a valiant struggle with emphysema. Born in Pueblo,...

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Herman M. Ward *40

(Following is an expanded version of a memorial published in the print edition of PAW.) Herman M. Ward, a noted poet and professor emeritus of English literature at The...

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James Crawford Ward Jr. '55

Jay Ward died Sept. 28, 2000, after a brief battle with liver cancer. He was reared in Nashville and attended the Middlesex School.At Princeton he majored in politics,...

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John Condit Ward '37

JACK DIED of melanoma cancer Sept. 1, 1992. He bore his terminal illness with courage and retained his sense of humor to the end. Jack majored in economics, earning...

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Laurence C. Ward '31

Laurence C. Ward died June 17, 1995, in Vero Beach, Fla., at Indian River Memorial Hospital after a series of serious problems. Born in Newark, N.J., he attended...

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Norman B. Ward Jr. '47

After a wonderful life, Norman died March 2, 2011. Family, career, and community were the pillars of his life, and up until his last days, he enjoyed them fully. After...

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Norman Ward Jr. '47

Norm’s Princeton career was interrupted in 1944, when he joined the Army Air Corps and served for three years as a navigator and bombardier. Returning to Princeton,...

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Paul D. Ward 1950

Paul died June 11, 2006, in Florida. He was born in Oil City, Pa., in the shadow of the Drake oil well, America’s first. In high school he was class president for three...

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Peirce Colton Ward Jr. '41

PEIRCE WARD died Oct. 29,1991, at the Rosary Hill Homein Hawthorne, N.Y., after a long illness. He had lived in Greenwich for most of his life and is survived by a...

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Roger Coursen Ward '44

Roge died while on a vacation in Maine Sept. 5, 2008.   He lived in Maplewood, N.J., and dedicated his working lifetime to the law — and loved it.   Born in Newark, he...

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Thomas W. Ward '46

Tom Ward died Oct. 13, 1995, in Vero Beach, Fla., after a courageous bout with cancer. Tom entered Princeton in June 1942 after his graduation from Blair Academy. He...

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Charles Willard Bennett Wardell Jr. '35

Charlie died of melanoma March 8, 2003, in Naples, Fla.   Charlie came to Princeton from Poly Prep in Brooklyn, N.Y. At Princeton he majored in political science, was...

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Harry Borden Wardell '36

Harry, a loyal Princetonian and classmate, died Sept. 27, 2003, at Point Pleasant Beach, N.J.He attended the Tome School and graduated from George School in Newtown, Pa....

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Herbert W. Warden III '46

Herbert Warden died March 28, 2008, in Charleston, S.C., after a brief illness. He was 83. He was born in Philadelphia, attended Le Rosey in Switzerland and St....

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Frederic Wardenburg III '27

Frederic Wardenburg III died Aug. 10, 1997, at a nursing home in Scottsdale, Ariz., of respiratory problems. Fred came to us from Friends School, played freshman soccer,...

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Frederic A.C. Wardenburg IV '58

Fred died May 8, 2006, at his home in Seattle of cancer that was diagnosed only three months earlier. Fred had lived in Seattle since the late 1970s. A true Renaissance...

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Robert Wardrop II '35

Bob Wardrop died in Pittsburgh U.'s medical center on Sept. 4, 1999, at age 85. Born in Fort Wayne, Ind., son of W. Miller Wardrop 1899, he prepared for Princeton at...

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Charles H. Ware '49

Charles Ware, who bravely stepped in to serve as our class secretary after the death of Sam Englehart, died Feb. 20, 2012. Charlie was born in the Bronx July 8,...

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Gilbert Ware *62

Gilbert Ware, a retired professor emeritus of political science at Drexel University, died Feb. 10, 2010. He was 76. Ware graduated from Morgan State University in...

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Harry Meredith Ware '44

Harry died Aug. 6, 2002. At Princeton he was a member of Cannon Club, majored in modern languages, and was active in crew, wrestling, and softball. He roomed with Jim...

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John P. Ware '44

John Ware died Mar. 30, 1999, following surgery. He was 77. He prepared at Brooks School, and at Princeton roomed with Darrell Zink and John Ames, majored in English,...

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William Smith Warfield IV '42

William Smith Warfield IV died of congestive heart failure Oct. 30, 2007. Bill came to Princeton from New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill. His father, William...

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Charles F. Warnath '49

Charles Warnath succumbed to pneumonia Dec. 16, 2011. Charles was born April 17, 1925, in Philadelphia and attended Germantown Academy. When war came, and as soon as...

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Rawleigh Warner Jr. '44

Bud died June 26, 2013 in Hobe Sound, Fla., his home for years. Bud graduated from Lawrenceville. At Princeton he roomed with Fred Githler and majored in economics....

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Arthur Cyrus Warner '38

Arthur "Cy" Warner died at his home in Princeton July 22, 2007. He prepared at Newark Academy and majored in history at Princeton, graduating with high honors. He was...

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Beverly Walden Warner '37

Beverly Walden Warner, known as Waldy, died July 17, 2007, in Manchester, Vt. He was born in Hackensack, N.J., and also lived in Groton, Conn., and Englewood, N.J.,...

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David Thompson Warner '52

Dave Warner died from complications of colon cancer at his home in Rosemont, Pa., Oct. 23, 1996. Diagnosed in Oct. 1993, he underwent three surgeries, two courses of...

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Frederick T. Warner Jr. '37

Fred died July 9, 2008, at his home in Greenwich, Conn.   He was born in Teaneck, N.J., and lived in Washington, D.C.; Groton, Conn.; and Englewood, N.J. He attended...

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Miles Warner '42

A terrible tragedy struck the Warner household in Chadds Ford, Pa., on or about Dec. 2, 2002. Miles, a not-quite-retired lawyer, and his lovely wife, Mary, were the...

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Philip Russell Warner '39

Phil died Dec. 18, 1996, in Ft. Myers, Fla., at a hospital near his residence at Shell Point Village Retirement Home. He had had a respiratory ailment known as Wegener's...

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Silas L. Warner '46

SI WARNER DIED in San Francisco Nov. 20, 1993. He entered Princeton from Choate in June 1942 arid received his Princeton degree in 1945 after his first year at...

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William Whitesides Warner '43

Willy, 88, a retired Foreign Service officer whose book, Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs, and the Chesapeake Bay, won the 1977 Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction, died...

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Malcolm Warnock '25

Malcolm Warnock died Oct. 9, 2012, in Maplewood, N.J. He was 107. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and grew up in Cranford, N.J. He entered Princeton at 16, but...

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Alan Eugene Warren '49

KNUTE PASSED away on Oct. 20, 1989, at the Princeton Nursing Home after a battle with emphysema. He was 64.Born in Princeton on May 5, 1925, he was a psychology major at...

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Francis Ewart Warren '37

Frank died Nov. 25, 2003.He came to us from Princeton HS. He majored in French and was awarded the Alden Memorial Prize in the French department, and the Italian...

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Geoffrey S. Warren '47

Geoff died July 19, 2000, after a long battle with cancer. He was born in 1927 in St. Johns, Newfoundland. As the son of a foreign service officer, he grew up abroad,...

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George H. Warren *44

Biology, May 20, 2004

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Harold H. Warren *50

Chemistry, Dec. 23, 2004

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James C. Warren Jr. '49

Jim died Jan. 13, 2009. He was 81.   He prepared at Westminster School, and at Princeton he majored in S.P.I.A., graduating with high honors. He was a Woodrow Wilson...

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John Warren Jr. '43

John died Feb. 14, 1998, following a massive stroke suffered in January. He was 77.A Jersey City native, John lived in Fair Haven and Red Bank before a move to West Long...

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Joseph Warren '36

Joe died Apr. 20, 1998. He was 85. A graduate of the Hun School, he left Princeton after freshman year and joined IBM, where he worked for some 35 years in management...

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Northam Warren Jr. '37

Chuck, as he known to his close friends, died Jan. 29, 2002. He born in Montclair, N.J., but lived in London, New York City, and Garden City, N.Y. His father...

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Peter Beach Warren '45

Peter Warren died Nov. 3, 2001, at his home in Roosevelt, N.J. Peter attended Lawrenceville but joined the class at Princeton after he had completed several years of...

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Stryker Warren '35

Stryker Warren died Mar. 14, 1996, in Clearwater, Fla., as a result of complications after surgery for an aortic aneurysm. He was 83.Stryker prepared for Princeton at...

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John S. Warriner '47

John Warriner died July 27, 2013. He was living in Watsonville, Calif., with his wife, Jane. John prepped at St. Mark’s before coming to Princeton in 1943. During the...

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Lendall Pitts Warriner '34

Len, of Bedford, Mass., St. Michael's, Md., and Ardsley-on-Hudson, N.Y., a minerals consultant and economic geologist who was also an avid birder, golfer, and joke...

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John Pennington Warter '42

Penn, a noted orthopedic surgeon and founder of the Westfield Orthopedic Group in New Jersey, died July 30, 2002, in Hinsdale Hospital, Illinois. At Princeton he...

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Peter J. Warter Jr. '54 *62

Pete Warter died Feb. 3, 2013, after a prolonged struggle with Parkinson’s disease. Born in Trenton, N.J., Pete graduated from Trenton Central High School. He...

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Paul S. Warwick '59

Paul died of leukemia Feb. 2, 2013, at home in Bellingham, Wash., surrounded by his immediate family. Born in Seattle, and raised in Claremont, Calif., where he...

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Louis Cope Washburn '52

Lou Washburn died at his apartment in Philadelphia on Sept. 18, 1998, after a lengthy illness. His memorial service was held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Radnor,...

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Richard T. Wasserman '68

Rich died Aug. 15, 2009, in Whiting, N.J. He was 62.   He prepared at Deerfield (Ill.) High School and originally matriculated with ’69, but graduated in three years...

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Alan Tower Waterman Jr. '39

Alan died of pneumonia in Palo Alto, Calif., Jan. 9, 2008. After Princeton, Alan studied meteorology at Cal Tech, and during World War II, he worked on...

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F. Alexander Waters III '49

Sandy died June 17, 2003. He was 79. He prepared for Princeton at Kent School and served as a Naval aviator the Pacific during World War II. At Princeton he majored...

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Richard Duer Waters '36

Dick died June 20,1999, of cardiac arrest. He was 84. He prepared at Blair Academy. At Princeton he majored in history and was a member of Cloister Inn. He was our first...

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Robert B. Waters '45

Bob died Jan. 17, 2011.   He entered Princeton from Andover, joined Quadrangle, and played varsity lacrosse. His Princeton career was interrupted by the war. He served...

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Lawrence James Wathen Jr. *49

Lawrence James Wathen died May 12, 2003, after a brief illness. He was 93.Born in Dallas, Tex., Wathen earned bachelor's and master's degrees from the U. of Texas at...

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Richard Bernard Wathen '39

Dick died Mar. 14, 2001, near his longtime summer residence in Maine. Born in Jeffersonville, Ind., he served for 18 years in that state's legislature as a Republican...

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George H. Watkins '41

George died Feb. 8, 2011, at the Cheshire Medical Center-Dartmouth Hitchcock Keene after a brief illness. He had lived in Walpole, N.H., for 30-odd years. He prepared...

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James Keir Watkins '40

Jim Watkins once noted, "In 1935 my mother and I drove East to look over the 'better' institutions of higher learning. Our first stop was Princeton. After an hour's...

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Livingston Day Watrous '38

Pete Watrous died Sept. 1, 1998, at his home on Nantucket. Pete attended Kent School and at Princeton majored in politics and was a member of the Triangle and Colonial...

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Alan Scott Watson '49

Alan died as the result of an automobile accident on July 5, 1999, in Houston. He was 72.He came to Princeton from the Hill School and majored in psychology. He belonged...

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Charles Gray Watson '57

We regret to report the death of Chuck Watson. Like his great-grandfather, father, and uncle, Chuck was an extraordinarily respected and beloved Pittsburgh surgeon.Chuck...

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Charles W. Watson Jr. '58

Charles W. "Chuck" Watson Jr. of Upper Gwynedd, Pa., died May 23, 1997. He succumbed to cancer after battling it for almost five years. Chuck prepared at Germantown...

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Edward Powell Thomson Watson '36

Ed died Mar. 21, 2001; he was 87. His father, Dr. Charles R. Watson, was founder and president of the American U. in Cairo, Egypt.Ed prepared at Hotchkiss. At Princeton...

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Frank Graham Watson '39

Frank died peacefully Dec. 12, 2009, of congestive heart failure.   A member of Campus Club, he majored in chemistry. Upon graduation, he began graduate studies in...

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George Weston Watson III '37

George Weston Watson III died Aug. 18, 2008.   He was born in New York City and went to Kent (Conn.) School, where he was baseball manager and a member of the glee...

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John L. Watson '57

JOHN DIED at his home on Lake Tawakoni, Tex., Oct. 14, 1993, after a long battle with cancer. He was 57. Born in Orange, N.J., he was raised in Wynnewood and graduated...

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Nigel M. Watson *59

Nigel Watson, a professor for almost three decades at Ormand College’s Theological Hall (Australia), died Oct. 23, 2011. He was 83. Born in New Zealand, Watson...

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Patrick Watson '44

Pat died Jan. 12, 2012, in Newburyport, Mass. A graduate of Trinity School, Pat dropped his first name of Victor. He left Princeton to serve in the Navy, in which he...

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Thomas Stanley Watson '34

T. Stanley Watson, known to friends as Stan, died peacefully Sept. 22, 2005, at his home in Palm Beach, Fla.His career included owning and operating automobile...

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William Joseph Watson '38

An outstanding architect, Bill (a.k.a. "Duck") died Jan. 10, 2004, in La Jolla, Calif., from old-age-related ailments.At Princeton he was active in Theatre Intime, the...

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Dey Wadsworth Watts '44

Dey died Feb. 14, 2009, in Glenview, Ill. He was 86.  Dey loved and respected the law and had a 34-year law career, concluding as managing partner in the Chicago firm of...

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Richard L. Watts '59

Dick died at home July 1, 2010, after short bout with cancer. He was living in San Rafael, Calif., at the time. Born in New York City, Dick grew up in New Jersey and...

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Sewell S. Watts III '54

Sewell Watts died July 17, 2004, of complications from back surgery.Born in Baltimore, he prepared at Gilman School. He majored in economics and played varsity lacrosse...

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William Wood Watts '33

Watts of Weekapaug, R.I., died in Clipper Home in Westerly, R.I. on Mar. 23, 2002. He was 90. was predeceased by his wife, Mary. Before entering Princeton,...

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Charles M. Waugh '41

On Dec. 13, 2012, we lost our class historian, Chuck Waugh, who died in Post Falls, Idaho. Chuck prepared at Germantown (Pa.) High School and Mercersburg Academy. At...

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Channing Way Jr. '35

CHANNING DIED May 1, 1992, at the Devon Manor Nursing Home, Devon, Penn., following a long, debilitating illness,Born in West Chester, Penn., in 1912, he attended the...

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George Henry Way Jr. '52

George died of complications from pneumonia on June 10, 2002, at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He and his wife, Gene, had observed their 49th wedding anniversary just...

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Palmer Martin Way Jr. '38

Palmer died Dec. 17, 2003, after a long illness.He prepared at the Lawrenceville School, where he was on the track team and yearbook board. At Princeton he majored in...

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Paul J. Waystack '75

PAUL WAYSTACK died at his home in Boston Oct. 17, 1992, after a long battle with cancer. He was 40 years old.Born in Schenectady, N.Y., Paul grew up in Canton, but had...

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Kenneth G. Weaber Jr. '70

Kenneth Weaber of Lancaster, Pa., died Nov. 17, 2013, in Beijing, China. A chemical engineer with a master’s degree in food science from the University of Illinois,...

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Buel Fellows Weare '25

BUEL WEARE, who performed Outstanding service to the Class and to Princeton as our V.P. for Annual Giving for two decades, was born Dec. 29, 1902, and grew up in Cedar...

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Franklin S. Wearn II '59

Frank Wearn died on Nov. 18, 2000, at the Cleveland Clinic, of a ruptured aorta.Born in NYC, Frank prepared for Princeton at Brooklyn Technical, where he was a class...

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Peyton E. Weary '52

An illustrious physician, Peyton died June 26, 2009, of a progressive neuromuscular disorder. After Princeton, Peyton attended the University of Virginia’s medical...

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Milton Nye Weatherhead Jr. '53

Milt died July 28, 2006. A native of Alexandria, Va., he entered Princeton from George Washington High School. At Princeton, Milt roomed with classmates Clark Tufts,...

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William Merritt Weaver Jr. '34

Bill, who in 1998 gave Princeton the state-of-the-art track and field stadium situated between Jadwin Gym and the football stadium that bears his name, died Nov. 28,...

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Charles G. Webb '22

THE HONORABLE Charles G. Webb, former senior judge in Tioga County (Penn.), died at the age of 93, in Wellsboro, on May 5, 1992.Ho served two terms as senior judge,...

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Howell Webb '39

HOWELL DIED of cancer Oct. 2, 1993. One of the first five students in Princeton's divisional program in Humanities, his degree was in English and Humanities. In 1940, he...

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John M. Webb '54

Jack Webb died April 26, 2011, at Willow Valley Retirement Community in Lancaster, Pa., after suffering for many years with vascular dementia. Born in Pittsburgh, Jack...

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Thompson Webb Jr. '39

Distinguished scholar, editor and publisher, Tom died Sept. 13, 1998, of cancer at his home in Madison, Wis. Tom and his brother Howell were two of the five '39ers who...

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William Logan Webb Jr. '51

BILL DIED of cancer Dec. 14, 1993. He had been president and psychiatristinchief of the Institute of Living in Hartford since 1985. He was also professor of psychiatry...

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Arthur Lincoln Webber '34

Art "Tod" Webber, who retired in 1977 as v.p. and resident counsel of the Bank of Commerce in NYC and moved to New Milford, Conn., died Jan. 13, 1996, at a convalescent...

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Harry B. Weber '50

Harry died July 22, 2010, in Iowa City, Iowa. A colleague described him as a man with “an absolutely fantastic memory for jokes and aphorisms . . . a terrific...

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Martin E. Weber '58

Marty Weber died of prostate cancer Nov. 24, 2008, at the age of 71, just months after attending our 50th reunion with his wife, Nora. Marty came to Princeton from the...

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Robert W. Weber '41

Bob died Aug. 3, 2010. A graduate of the Nichols School in Buffalo, N.Y., he majored in economics at Princeton and graduated with honors. He was connected with the...

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Thomas Weber '38

Thomas Weber died Sept. 10, 2006, at JFK Medical Center in Edison, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, he lived in the Metuchen-Edison area from 1951 until his death. Tom came...

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Charles A. Webster '49

Chuck died Jan. 30, 2005, while residing near Washington, D.C. He was 81.A graduate of Clinton (Ind.) High School, Chuck came to Princeton as a Marine V-12 student after...

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Donald Colin Webster '51

Ben died of cancer Dec. 13, 1997, in Toronto. He was the scion of one of Canada's most prominent families. He was an outstanding venture capitalist who began his career...

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Douglas Webster '42

Douglas Webster, a Malaysian rubber planter who marched to a different drummer than most of us, died Feb. 9, 2004, in San Diego.Douglas prepared at the Sequoia School in...

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George R. Webster '36

George died Jan. 30, 2002, at age 87. Born in Detroit to Judge Arthur Webster and Laura Belle Russell Webster, he graduated from Phillips Exeter in 1932. At Princeton he...

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Giles Anthony Webster '29

Dud died Feb. 11, 1996, at the Holy Name Friary in Ridgewood, N.J. We continued to call him Dud, though he had changed his name to Giles Anthony when he entered the...

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James Carson Webster '29 *39

Carson died on Feb. 15, 1989. He prepared for Princeton at the Cedarville School. After our graduation, he spent two summers studying at the Sorbonne and then re¬turned...

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Richard Henry Webster '46

Richard H. Webster died Nov. 24, 2007, in Washington, D.C., following respiratory failure. He was 82. Harry was born in Norfolk, Va., grew up in Providence, R.I., and...

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Thomas H. C. Webster '55

Thomas C. H. Webster died at his farm at St. Thomas, Pa., Jan. 15, 1997, after a brave struggle against cancer. He was 63.Tom came to us from Mercersburg Academy. At...

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Wayne W. Webster '50

Wayne died in Simi Valley, Calif., from multi-organ failure on Dec. 16, 2001. He was 79.He was born in Erie, Pa., and graduated from Princeton HS. Before entering the...

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J. Spencer Weed '41

SPENCEWEED died July 28, 1989, in Scottsdale, Ariz. He had lived in Paradise Valley, with his wife, Mabel Ruth Viney. She survived him until Aug. 23, 1989. There are...

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Charles Foster Weeden III '51

Chuck Weeden, a master teacher and inspiring sports coach at the Lawrenceville School, died June 25, 1998, of a heart attack while jogging with Mary, his wife of 41...

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Dana Nixon Weeder '55

Dana died Oct. 28, 2008, in New Castle, N.H., following a long illness. Coming to Princeton from William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, Dana majored in religion,...

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Albert H. Weeks '70

“Kip” Weeks died of cancer Dec. 31, 2011, in Keene, N.H. Raised in Cedarhurst, N.Y., he prepared for at the Brooks School in North Andover, Mass. At...

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Diane K. Weeks '75

Former class co-president Diane Weeks died Sept. 6, 2010, in Morristown, N.J., after a brief but devastating battle with ALS.   Born in New York City, she graduated...

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Louis S. Weeks Jr. '40

Louis died Aug. 21, 2010.   A native of Long Island, N.Y., he followed his two uncles, Charles Coxe 1904 and Howard Coxe 1920, to Princeton after preparing at Brooks...

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Morris Twining Weeks Jr. '34

MOOSE WEEKS, a former magazine editor and freelance I writer who compiled and edited each of our class yearbooks and directories for the past 30 years and reported for...

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Paul Weeks II '65

Paul died May 31, 2006, a year after partying at our 40th, 11 months after his basketball team placed fourth in the Senior Olympics, and four months after being...

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William Seward Weeks '41

Bill (known to many of us as "Sammy") died Jan. 6, 2004, after a brief illness.At Princeton he majored in philosophy, joined Tower Club, and roomed all four years with...

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Eric Huang Wefald *85

ERIC WEFALD died in a car accident near Bordeaux, France, on Aug. 31, 1989, along with his wife, Mary Mansfield, and his motherinlaw, Margaret Mansfield. Eric obtained...

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George Harold Wegener '34

GEORGE CWEG) WEGENER, a longtime resident of Ridgewood, NJ., until he moved to Va. in 1980 when he retired as national account executive in the packaging division of...

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Fred Wehr '47

Fred died July 4, 2005. He was a guy of diverse talents and experiences who loved and served his native Baltimore in many ways.After the V-12 program at Princeton, he...

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Harold Alvin Weideli Jr. '53

Hal, who was mayor of New Providence, N.J., from 1978-99 and a councilman for 20 years before that, died of a heart attack on Feb. 28, 2002.After graduation with a major...

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Richard L. Weidenbacher Jr. '51

A scholar, medical doctor, and student of the human psyche, Rich died suddenly May 10, 2006, after a full and intellectually challenging life. Born Jan. 8, 1930, in...

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Stephen Sanford Weidenborner '56

Steve Weidenborner died of prostate cancer on Mar. 9, 2001, at his home in Montclair, N.J. An English major, Steve was in the NROTC program and a member of Cloister Inn....

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David P. Weidig '44

Dave died Mar. 31, 1999, in a nursing home after being diagnosed with a rare blood disease a year ago.Arriving from Newark Academy, at Princeton he was active in Theatre...

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Edward R. Weidlein Jr. '40

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review headline read: "Scientist Renowned for Mellon Institute Work." Classmates will remember Ed as their able and recent vice president and...

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John David Weidlein '50

JOHN "RED JACK" WEIDLEIN died Dec. 8, 1992, in Pittsburgh, after suffering declining health resulting from cancer.John grew up in Pittsburgh, where he attended Shady...

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Robert Butts Weidlein '42

Bob Weidlein died Nov. 7, 2009, in Greensburg, Pa. Bob prepared at Shadyside Academy and then followed his brother, E.R. Weidlein Jr. ’40, to Princeton. At college he...

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Walter F. Weidler '52

Walt died Jan. 24, 2011. He grew up in Merchantville, N.J. After graduating from Princeton he worked in various financial institutions in Philadelphia, including...

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William F. Weigel '45

BILL WEIGEL DIED in N.Y.C. July 13, 1990, from the effects of stroke. Bill entered Princeton from Lawrenceville, where he had roomed with Maj Cunningham and Jim Dean,...

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Wolfgang Oscar Weigert '55

Wolf died Sept. 30, 2009, in Sandy Spring, Md. He had been suffering from dementia and heart disease.   Wolf was born in Berlin and fled to this country from Nazi...

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Peter H. Weil '54

Peter Weil died peacefully at his home in Lafayette, Colo., Aug. 17, 2013. Born in New York City, he attended the Horace Mann School. A chemistry major at Princeton,...

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Leon J. Weil '48

Lee Weil died Oct. 4, 2011, from complications after a heart attack. He was predeceased by six months by Mabel, his wife of 59 years. Lee was a proud graduate of...

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Stanley Miles Weiland Jr. '51

Stan died of cancer Feb. 14, 1997. He was a beloved figure in the San Francisco Bay Area, having moved there from New Haven in 1967 to become Connecticut Mutual Life's...

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Peter Oneill Weimar '54

Pete Weimar died of cancer on Christmas 1996, surrounded by his wife, his children, and his grandchildren. He had been seriously ill for a very long time but insisted on...

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Goodwin G. Weinberg '29

Goodwin died Oct. 22, 1997. He never gave us much information about his life, but his father, an immigrant from the Ukraine, was famous as cofounder and publisher of the...

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Sidney J. Weinberg Jr. '45

Sidney Weinberg died Oct. 4, 2010. Sidney, known as Jim, prepared for Princeton at Deerfield and joined Elm Club. His Princeton career was interrupted for service in...

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John L. Weinburg '47

John, who died Aug. 8, 2006, is now a brilliant star in our fabulous constellation of departed classmates. After combat service as a Marine in the Pacific theater, he...

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Albert J. Weinrich '33

AL WEINRICH died May 17, 1993, in Chapel Hill, NX where he had lived for some years.Al was born Nov. 6, 1911, in Paterson, N.J. He attended Eastside High. In college, he...

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Jerome B. Weinstein '31

Jerry died Dec. 21, 1998, after a long illness. He was one of those rare individuals (these days) who was born in one town and lived and died in the same one -- in this...

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Floyd Weinstock '75

Floyd Weinstock died Aug. 24, 2007, of a traumatic brain injury suffered while rollerblading. Floyd came to Princeton after growing up in White Plains, N.Y. His time on...

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Frederic Garfield Weir '28

FRED WEIR, retired common pleas judge of Allegheny County, from 1960 to 1979, and a senior judge in the civil division, from 1978 to 1992, died Feb. 24, 1993, at his...

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James H. Weir III '54

James Weir died from lymphoma June 6, 2012, at his home in Haworth, N.J. Born in East Orange, N.J., he was class valedictorian at Bloomfield High School. At Princeton,...

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John Maxmillian Weis '53 *54

Jack joined the Navy and literally saw the world during a notable 42-year career serving our country. He retired in 1983 as a captain, and died of cancer May 4, 2006,...

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Kendrick Vernon Weisbrod '41

Kendrick Vernon "Bill" Weisbrod, fondly called "VK" by classmates, died Mar. 4, 1998, in Huntington, Long Island, of cancer.He prepared at Solebury [Pa.] School, and at...

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William Edge Weisbrod '59

Bill, who lived in Stuart, Fla., died Sept. 20, 2008. We have no further details.   Bill prepared for Princeton at the Tower Hill School in Wilmington, Del. During his...

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Elwood Carl Weise Jr. '44

Woody died in Trumbull, Conn., on Sept. 29, 2000, four months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He had been in private dermatology practice there for 45...

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James H. Weisel '50

Jim died Feb. 12, 2013, in Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, N.J., after a short illness. His obituary in The Record and Herald News described him as “an independent...

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William C. Weisenfels '55

Bill Weisenfels was born Jan. 9, 1933, in St. Louis. At Maplewood-Richmond Heights High, where Bill participated in basketball, track, football, and the National Honor...

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Joseph Elmer Weisheit '42

Mo, athlete extraordinaire and esteemed real estate attorney, died July 7, 2005, of a pulmonary embolism at his home in Luthersville, Md.A graduate of Baltimore...

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Cary N. Weisiger III '31

CARY NELSON WNSIGER DIED of cancer Mar. 20, 1994, at a hospital near his home in Pasadena. At Princeton, Cary ran track and was in the Press Club and in Cap and Gown. He...

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Henri Andre Weismann '35

Andy died in NYC on Feb. 27, 1999, four days prior to his 85th birthday. At Princeton he majored in economics, became a member of the varsity wrestling team, and joined...

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William Saunders Weismann '70

Bill died unexpectedly May 2, 2005, in Orlando, Fla., where he lived.He grew up in Rotterdam, N.Y., and was the first person in his county to attend Princeton. During...

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Burton Joseph Weiss '52

Burt Weiss died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2007, of complications from lung disease. He and his wife, Nan, had retired to the Chapel Hill area in 1988 following his distinguished...

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Frederick M. Weiss '31 *32

Freddie died May 25, 2000, in Summit, N.J. He prepared at Newark Academy and, upon matriculation at Princeton, directed his studies toward a career in civil...

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Jerome Paul Weiss '56

Jerry Weiss of Great Falls, Va., died in Norfolk, Va., July 6, 1996. He had suffered a stroke while hospitalized for an infection complicated by his fiveyear struggle...

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Stanley Shepherd Weiss '46

Stan Weiss died in Denver July 10, 2003.Born in Brooklyn, he graduated from DeWitt Clinton HS, majored in biology at Princeton, and earned his medical degree from...

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Walter F. Weiss '57

Walter F. "Rick" Weiss died Feb. 3, 1998, at his home in Washington, D.C., of congestive heart failure. He was born in Shenandoah, Iowa. The family moved to Milwaukee,...

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Daniel P. Weitz '01

Daniel died July 26, 2006, accomplishing much in a short but very distinguished career as a life scientist. He was born in Morristown, N.J., and graduated from...

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William W. Welbon '50

Bill died Feb. 5, 2008, from cancer. He was 84. Bill graduated from Riverside (Ga.) Military Academy in 1942. He was a four-year World War II veteran...

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Michael T. Welch '64

After a lengthy battle with cancer, Mike died July 3, 1999, at his home in Scarborough, N.Y.Mike was born and raised in Tulsa, where he attended Tulsa Central H.S. At...

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Norman Spencer Welch Jr. '35

Belatedly, the news has reached us that Norm Welch died Apr. 21, 1997, peacefully, in his sleep, at home in Reswell, Ga. He was 84.Norm entered Princeton from the H.S....

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Arthur F. Weld Jr. *40

Modern Languages and Literature, Dec. 1, 2002

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Christopher J. Welles '59

Chris, a longtime Brooklyn resident, died June 19, 2010, after a 10-year struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. Coming to Princeton from Ridgewood (N.J.) High School, Chris...

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Edward Randolph Welles '28

ED WELLES died quietly during an afternoon nap Apr. 15, 1991, at his home in Kansas City. In 1950 he became the Episcopal bishop of West Missouri. Before retiring in...

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Herbert Galbraith Wellington Jr. '43

Herb died Aug. 15, 2005, in Locust Valley, N.Y. He was 85.A native of Rye, N.Y., he attended St. Mark's School in Southbury, Mass. After graduating from Princeton in...

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Thomas D. Wellington '44

Tom Wellington died in Princeton, where he lived, on July 19, 2000.He prepared at St. Mark's School. He enlisted in the army in 1942 and served three years with Military...

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Thomas D. Wellington '44

Tom died on July 19, 2000, in Princeton, where he lived. A memorial service for him was held in University Chapel.He prepared at St. Mark's School. He enlisted in...

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Bradford Wells '48

Brad Wells died July 27, 2007. A native of Cleveland, he joined us by way of Western Reserve Academy. A member of Prospect and the Glee Club, he graduated from...

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Frederic Hume Wells '51

Hume was born Nov. 29, 1926, in New York City. Through his father, Frederic Jay Wells, he was descended from John Jay, first chief justice of the United States.   Raised...

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Harold B. Wells Jr. '29

"Skip" died Feb. 17, 2001, at Moorestown, N.J. He was 94. He came to Princeton from Bordentown, Mich., and was a member of the Wesley Club executive committee and a...

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Hewitt Campau Wells '38 *40

HEW WELLS died on Oct. 2, 1989, after a year's illness. He had gradually retired from practicing architecture and was busily pursuing watercolor painting, an avocation...

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Jacques D. Wells '47

Jacques Wells died Sept. 6, 2000, after having been diagnosed with colon cancer in July. He was born in Garretsville, Ohio, in 1925.He received his AB degree from...

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Kelly M. Wells '03

Kelly died from heart failure July 5, 2010, while on a visit to Torrance, Calif. She was 29. Kelly grew up in Park City, Utah, and attended Rowland Hall-St. Marks, a...

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Lloyd Manning Wells *55

Politics, Jan. 4, 2000

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Peter Wells '44

Peter Wells died of Parkinson's Nov. 6, 1996, in Grant, Fla., where he and his wife, Helen, were living after 51 years of marriage.Peter came to Princeton from Seabreeze...

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Richard David Wells '40

He was “Dickie Wells” to many of us as undergraduates, an affable, ever-loyal, talented open-field football running back with an effective tackle-breaking 360-degree...

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Robert M. Wells '49

Bob died on July 3, 2007. He was 80. He prepared for Princeton at Lawrenceville and served the Navy from September 1945 until August 1946. At Princeton he majored...

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Theodore Arthur Wells '29

TED DIED Sept. 25, 1991. He prepared for college at Lawrenceville. At Princeton he was in Triangle Club (property manager), and he was a member of Elm Club. His...

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W. Peter Wells '56

Pete died unexpectedly July 7, 2008, at his home in Rotterdam, N.Y. He was 74. Pete was born in Albany to Elizabeth Willoughby Wells and Warren M. Wells. He graduated...

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William H. Wells '31

William H. Wells died Jan 30, 1997, in Morristown, N.J., following a very full life in his native Bordentown. He was 86. He prepared at Bordentown Military Institute,...

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David Lee Welsh '42

DAVE DIED of lung and brain cancer Jan. 11, 1992, in Great Falls, Mont. He was a retired mining engineer, having spent his entire career in gold, oil, and uranium...

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John Albert Welsh '29

JOHN DIED Nov. 17,1989, in N.Y.C.He prepared for college at St. Alban's School, Sycamore, 111. After Princeton, John started as a graduate student in history at...

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John Reed Welsh '36

A resident of Sedona, Ariz., Jack Welsh died Mar. 2, 2000, after brief illness. He prepared at Loomis School, and while at Princeton he majored in engineering and was...

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Robert Paul Welsh '54 *60

Robert died July 20, 2000. Born in Lakewood, N.J., he prepared for Princeton at the Peddie School. At Princeton he joined Elm Club and was a member of the marching band....

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Leo G. B. Welt '58

Leo died Aug. 5, 2004, of mantle cell lymphoma.Leo's life was an incredible journey. It began in Nazi Germany in 1934. His Jewish political-dissident father died in a...

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Henry Charles Weltzien Jr. '45

Hank died on June 28, 2000. He entered Princeton from the Kent School, a resident of NYC. At Princeton, he was a member of Key and Seal, but joined the navy V-12 program...

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John P. Wendell '40 *47

Jack, a longtime resident of Warren, Pa., died unexpectedly Feb. 14, 2004, from complications after surgery.He prepared at the Hill School in Pottstown, and followed his...

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Lawrence Harry Wendrich *41

LAWRENCE HARRY WUNDRICH, age 64, died Jan. 11, 198 5, in Rockville, Md. He was born in Irvington, N.J., grachl3ted from Irvington H.S. and enrolled at Indiana Univ.,...

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Allan Windsor Wendt '48

Allan Wendt died June 28, 2009, in Columbia, S.C., where he and Mary, his wife of 58 years, had moved in 1953.   Allan prepared for college at Forest Hills (N.Y.) High...

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Charles W. Wendt '26

CHARLIE WENDT, a pioneer in the development of commercial aviation, died of cancer May 7, 1990, in Sarasota, Fla. Although Charlie left Princeton to enter business, he...

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Richard Gordon Wendt '39

Gordon died unexpectedly Oct. 2, 2009, in Providence Care Center, Sandusky, Ohio, after a brief illness.   After serving in Army from 1942 to 1946 and attaining...

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Robertson Hadley Wendt '50

Bob died while taking a walk at his home in Blythewood, S.C., on Nov. 12, 1999. He was 74.His preparation for Princeton began at Richmond Hill H.S. in New York. He spent...

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Earl Chester Wenger '39

Earl died Feb. 26, 2004, in Savannah, Ga.He served with distinction as our class treasurer since 1997, first from his longtime home in South River, N.J., then from...

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Roy H. Wenger '22

ROY WENGER died peacefully on Mar. 10, 1993, at the Nursing Care facility in the Messiah Village Retirement Center in Mechanicsburg, Penn., where he had lived for...

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J. William Wenrich '59

Bill died of pancreatic cancer July 6, 2010, in Dallas, Texas. Born in York, Pa., Bill graduated from Ann Arbor (Mich.) High School, where he was class...

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Sidney F. Wentz '54

Sidney Wentz of Hobe Sound, Fla., Little Compton, R.I., and Florham Park, N.J., died July 18, 2007, at Massachusetts General Hospital after a short illness. Born in...

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Albert Bates Wenzell '38

Al died on Jan. 2, 2000, in Burlingame, Calif., near his longtime home in Hillsborough. Born in Philadelphia on May 16, 1916, he prepared for Princeton at the Brent...

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Frederick Strembeck Wermyss Jr. '32

FRED DIED June 13, 1992, at Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester, Mass., near his hometown of Rockport. On the morning of his funeral, three days later, Lyclia, his...

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E. Louis Werner Jr. '49

Lou died Feb. 6, 2011, at his home in Paradise Valley, Ariz.   He came to Princeton from John Burroughs School in St. Louis. After Princeton, Lou received a law degree...

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Donald L. Wert '49

Our classmates are saddened by the news of the death of Donald L. Wert, an honorary member of our class. Don died Sept. 17, 1996, after a brief but valiant struggle with...

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William E. Werther '81

Bill died May 29, 1995, in an automobile accident near his home in Simi Valley, Calif. He and his promised, Jenna Mason, who survived the accident, were returning from...

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Roger W. Wescott '46 *48

Roger died Nov. 21, 2000, at home in Southbury, Conn., where he lived in retirement with his wife of 55 years, Hilja. Born in Philadelphia, he came to Princeton from...

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Langdon H. Wesley '40

"Wes" Wesley died Mar. 21, 2001, of cardiac arrest. He had attended our 60th reunion last year. He was a real '40 trooper, attending most of our class functions, from...

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Daniel B. Wessells '50

Dan died of acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) July 11, 2011, in Glenmoore, Pa. He graduated from Lawrenceville. At Princeton, where his father was in the Class of 1905,...

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Henry Walton Wessells III '48

Henry Wessells was a man of wide-ranging interests and expertise. Professionally he was well known in the United States and European automotive industry in the...

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Alden E. Wessman *56

Psychology, June 3, 2004

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Richard T. West '45

Dick West died May 3, 2013, after a long illness. Dick entered Princeton in 1941 after graduating from Episcopal High School, where he had been outstanding athlete...

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Alan Durant West Sr. '36

Alan died Mar. 22, 1996, after a short struggle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 82. After graduating from Blair Academy, at Princeton he majored in economics and was a...

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Andrew Fleming West II '43

Andy died Feb. 2, 2005, of congestive heart failure in Desert Regional Hospital, Palm Springs, Calif. He was 83. He prepped at Riverdale Country School in New York,...

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Frank A. West '32

Frank died on June 15, 2001, in Carmel, Calif. He was born near Stockton, Calif., and grew up in Washington D.C., spending the school year there and returning to...

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Herbert Margerum West '40 *41

Herb’s daughter, Eleanor, informed us of his death on Aug. 2, 2009. Glaucoma had led to Herb’s blindness, but he had Eleanor read him 1940’s Class Notes to the...

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John H. West Jr. '36

John died July 26, 2005. He was 90.At Princeton he majored in politics and was a member of Cap and Gown. After graduation he toured the world for nine months, visiting...

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Martin R. West Jr. '43

Martin died Jan. 5, 1998, of cancer, at his home in Chevy Chase, Md. He was 77.A native of Washington, D.C., he prepared at Episcopal H.S. in Alexandria, Va. During...

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Millard Farrar West Jr. '32

Millard West died on Mar. 18, 2000, at his home in Chevy Chase, Md.He was married to Emily Stuart Maddox from 1935 until her death in 1967. Survivors include his wife of...

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Richard L. West *54

Civil Engineering, July 22, 2003

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Torrey Coggeshall West '52

Torrey West died July 16, 2001, in Anaheim, Calif. Little is known of the circumstances surrounding his death or burial, except that he requested a military funeral.His...

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Robert Westaway Jr. '45

Westy died Oct. 20, 2008.   He entered Princeton from Lawrenceville, where he played baseball and soccer. He joined Cannon Club but left Princeton to become a bomber...

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John Scott Westberg '73

John Scott Westberg died unexpectedly in New Orleans on Nov. 15, 1995. He was 44.Scott majored in chemical engineering and wrote his thesis under the guidance of Prof....

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John R. Westerfield Jr. '49

John Westerfield died March 4, 2011, in New Haven, Conn.   He was born in Glen Ridge, N.J., and raised in Essex Falls, N.J. After he prepared at the Lawrenceville...

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James C. Westfall Jr. '66

Jay Westfall died Oct. 17, 2003, at age 60.After graduating from Montclair [N.J.] HS, Jay followed his father, James '27, and brother, William '62, to Princeton,...

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William Westfall '62

BILL WESTFALL died Nov. 19, 1992, in Montclair, N.J., following an eightmonth battle with brain cancer.Bill graduated from Montclair High, where he received the school's...

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Robert E. Westlake '40

Bob died Apr. 28, 2003, at his home in Stuart, Fla. He prepared at the Lawrenceville School, following his brother, Harry '37, to Princeton. He majored in chemistry and...

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William Arthur Westlake '47

Soon after graduation, Bill began life as a “corporate nomad,” living in many cities around the country while he worked for Westinghouse (27 years); American Standard...

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Frederick Eckel Wetherell III '41

Fred, a lifelong resident of the Syracuse area, died unexpectedly Aug. 20, 2003.He came to Princeton from the Pebble Hill School. A member of Campus Club, Fred majored...

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John A. Wethington *44

Chemistry, May 2, 2004

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Eugene Satterlee Wetmore '43

Gene died of cancer on Nov. 9, 1999, in his Vero Beach home. He was 78.Gene was a graduate of the Adirondack School. As an undergraduate at Princeton, he was a member of...

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William Wettach '31 *33

Bill was born Mar. 13, 1910, in Pittsburgh and died 90 years later on June 28, 2000, in Ohio Valley Hospital, Kennedy Township, Ohio.Early in life, Bill attended the...

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James H. Wetter '47

Jim graduated in 1946 and was recruited by the Boyle Investment Co. in Memphis to help set up an insurance agency for that company. While engaged in this work he met...

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C. Penn Wettlaufer '58

Penn died of cancer in Buffalo on Jan. 11, 2000.Born in Buffalo and descended from William Penn, Penn matriculated to Princeton from St. Mark's. A psychology major, Penn...

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A. Arnold Wettstein '49

Biff succumbed to Parkinson’s disease May 30, 2008, at the age of 80.   He prepared for Princeton at Stevens Hoboken Academy. At Princeton he majored in history and...

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V. I. Wexner '63

V. I. Wexner, a high school teacher in Redding, Calif., died July 1, 1993. He was chairman of the English department at Shasta H.S. He wrote at the time of our 25th...

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Michael Weyl '37

Michael died of congestive heart failure March 19, 2011, in Washington, D.C. He was 93. Michael was born in Zurich, Switzerland, the youngest son of the renowned...

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John M. Whallon '40

A resident of Homestead Village, Pa., John died there March 1, 2012. John was born in Zanesville, Ohio. He prepped at Newark Academy and Haverford School before...

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Hugh Davis Wharton III '61

We lost Dave Jan. 9, 2004.Born in Buffalo in 1940, he attended Nichols School. At Princeton, he majored in politics, took his meals at Terrace Club, and was a member of...

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John D. Wharton '60

John died quietly and gently Nov. 9, 2009, in Bartlett, N.H., in the company of his sons, David, Josh, and Tom, two weeks after being diagnosed with advanced esophageal...

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Lawrence Richardson Wharton Jr. '45

Larry Wharton died Dec. 4, 2003.Larry prepared at the Gilman School, and at Princeton joined Colonial Club, and played on the varsity football team and the wrestling...

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Richard Thomas Wharton '71

Tom Wharton died suddenly in his sleep March 11, 2013, at his home in Kamas, Utah, from pulmonary emboli. Tom was born in Boston and came to Princeton from St. Mark’s...

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Alfred T. Whatley '44 *52

Al died July 20, 2002. He came to Princeton from Fountain Valley High in Denver, Colo. He majored in physical chemistry and, after service in the Army, including 16...

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William R. Wheat III '30

William died Mar. 4, 2003. He was 95. Born in Pittsburgh, he moved with his family to Sewickley, where his father built and operated the Sewickley Theater. Buck, as he...

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James L. Wheaton *72

Woodrow Wilson School, Oct. 7, 2004

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Thomas Courtenay Jenkins Whedbee '41

Courtenay died of Alzheimer's disease June 11, 2007, at his longtime Baltimore County home, Shawan Farms. He prepared at Gilman Country School. At Princeton he was on...

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John Edmund Wheelahan '42

Ed died July 25, 2001, at Audie Murphy Veterans Administration Hospital in San Antonio, Tex. Born in New Orleans, he lived in San Antonio for 43 years. His business...

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Ahlborn Wheeler '33 *37

BUD WHEELER died Oct. 1, 1992, in Duarte, Calif. Bud was born Nov. 10, 19 11, in Montclair, N.J. He prepared at Montclair H.S. In college he was a member of Colonial...

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Alexander Bowman Wheeler '36

ALEX DIED at home Christmas Day, 1991, He was born Sept. 26, 1913, in Philadelphia.Alex graduated from St. Paul's School, and at Princeton he majored in English and...

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Arthur Ledlie Wheeler '44

Art died Oct. 4, 2008, in the Beaumont at Bryn Mawr (Pa.) retirement community that he had founded on Philadelphia’s Main Line years before. He was 88. Born in...

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Charles Hathborn Wheeler '31

CHARLES HATHBORN WHEELER DIED July 23, 1990. Charlie went to the Montclair High School. At Princeton he was involved in fencing and was on the Tiger Board. After...

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George Y. Wheeler II '37

George Wheeler, who retired in 1961 as v.p. and chief Washington lobbyist for RCA, died at age 83 on Feb. 2 of a liver ailment and pancreatitis. He left a widow of 35...

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Ira Benjamin Wheeler '42

Ira died on Aug. 10, 2002, in NYC. At Princeton, after preparation at Deerfield Academy, he was an honors chemistry major and a member of the Glee Club and Quadrangle....

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Robert C. Wheeler '42

Robert Wheeler died March 30, 2013, in Mystic, Conn. Bob prepared for college at the Taft School. At Princeton he majored in modern languages and was a member of Tower...

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William Kilner Augustus Wheeler '42

Bill Wheeler died Oct. 1, 1995, in Portland, Oreg., following an eight year battle with Parkinson's disease, about which he never complained. Characterized as a gentle...

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William Raymond Whelan '48

A native of Newton, Mass., Willie died Feb. 26, 2008, in Colorado. He was 84 and had lived for many years in Boulder. Willie's early years were anything but...

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Edgar Warren Wherry '30

ED WHERRY passed away June 19, 1993, in a skilled nursing facility after a twoyear battle with Lou Gherig's disease. His widow, Peg, was close by in the same retirement...

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Jonathan Frank Whetzel '48

Jonathan died on June 9, 2002, in Seattle, Wash., his dearly loved adoptive homeland. His great legacy was in shepherding landmark environmental legislation through the...

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Ralph Ulyate Whipple '34

Whip, who wrote a classmate not long ago, "The thread holding me to Terra Firma is getting mighty thin," died June 8, 2002, six days before his 90th birthday.Retired in...

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Robert Jenks Whipple '34

Bob Whipple, who retired just last year from the practice of law, which he thoroughly enjoyed for 50-plus years, died in his native Worcester, Mass., Dec. 27, 1997, from...

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William D. Whipple '53

William Whipple of Westport, Mass., died Nov. 1, 2011, at age 79 at Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island. He was the husband of Helen M. (Phillips) Whipple, and they...

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Benjamin Palmer Whitaker '58

Ben Whitaker, of Rochester, N.Y., died April 19, 1999, after a brief illness. He was born in Hartford, Conn., on July 4, 1937. After recovering from polio at age 13, Ben...

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C. Sylvester Whitaker Jr. *64

C. Sylvester Whitaker Jr., professor of political science emeritus and former dean of social sciences at the University of Southern California, died Nov. 29, 2008, of...

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H. Craig Whitaker '54

Craig Whitaker died of lung cancer Jan. 8, 2009, at his home.   Born in Philadelphia, he attended Sharon Hill (Pa.) High School and graduated from Virginia Episcopal...

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William Franklin Whitbeck Jr. '46

Bill died Jan. 11, 2005, in Northern Neck, Va.Born in Irvington, N.J., he was a graduate of Columbia High School and entered the class in 1942 to study humanities. He...

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Arthur Bryant Whitcomb '46

A. B. died Mar. 8, 2003, at home in Rancho Mirage, Calif., with his beloved Meg holding his hand.Arriving from Choate, he roomed with Bud Scott, Herman Froeb, Ben Britt,...

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Stephen Whitcomb '38

Stephen Whitcomb died of heart failure Jan. 22, 2007, in South Yarmouth, Mass. He was born Dec. 10, 1916, in New York City. He graduated from the Taft School and at...

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Alan Perine White '39

Al died Jan. 6, 2002, in Springfield, Va., of liver disease brought on by Hepatitis C, which he contracted in Mogadishu, Somalia, during his final overseas assignment...

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Benjamin Vroom White Jr. '30

Ben, one of the distinguished physicians in the class, died Dec. 19, 2005. His father and brother were Tigers, as were five cousins.Ben came to Princeton from Hotchkiss,...

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Bishop White '40

Maj. Bishop White AF Ret., 83, died of emphysema Oct. 13, 2001 in the Philippines. Bish's father, Bishop Sr., died when Bish was two. The family moved from Hartford to...

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Brendan Patrick White '73

Brendan Patrick died Nov. 29, 1997, in Philadelphia, of cancer which brought on a heart attack.Brendan was born Mar. 23, 1951, in Oak Ridge, Tenn. He attended...

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Edward H. White III '53

Ned, who followed his grandfather and father to Princeton, was born in New York City to the former Katherine Dougherty, a Smith College graduate and a pioneer...

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Ewart John White Jr. '42

Jack died Apr. 17, 1998, near his home in Small Point, Maine.A Columbia H.S. graduate, Jack majored in psychology, graduating with honors. He was a member of Sigma Xi...

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Francis Benjamin White '36 *37

Frank died of a pulmonary embolism on Oct. 22, 1997. He prepared at Horace Mann NYC. At Princeton, where he received his bachelor's and master's degrees, he majored...

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Frederick C. White '46

FRED DIED at his home in San Francisco Ma, 24,1990, of complications arising from AIDS.He arrived with us the summer of 1942 as part of the Choate contingent and majored...

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Galen J. White Jr. '56

Galen died May 20, 2013, at home in Louisville, Ky., after a long illness. Galen was born in Jackson, Ky., and graduated from Louisville Male High School. At Princeton,...

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Halbert L. White Jr. '72

Hal White, one of 1972’s most distinguished members — valedictorian, world-renowned economist, talented musician, great friend — died March 31, 2012, after a four-year...

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Harols Treadway White *39

Physics, Jan. 29, 2000

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Howard Julian White Jr. '42 *47

Howard White died of Alzheimer’s disease Jan. 7, 2010.   Howie was born in Batavia, N.Y., in 1920, the son of a DuPont Corp. executive, and prepared at Choate. At...

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James A. White *63

Mechanical Engineering, Oct. 3, 2005

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Jeffrey D. White *90

Jeffrey Daniel White, 37, died Apr. 25, 2003, in an apartment fire in NYC.Born in Dubuque, Iowa, White went to U. Va. on a merit scholarship and graduated with highest...

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John K. White '44 *45

John died May 5, 2013, at home in Arlington, Va., from the effects of a stroke he suffered last year. Preceded at Princeton by two uncles (1903 and 1910) and his...

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John Richards White '37

John died Aug. 30, 2001, in Susanville, Calif. Born in Providence, R.I., he came to Princeton from St. George's and was a member of Cloister Inn.Turned down by the US...

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Norval White *55

Norval White, an architect and co-author of the AIA Guide to New York City, died Dec. 26, 2009, of a heart attack. He was 83. After receiving a bachelor’s degree from...

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Richard Albright White '42 *43

One of our brightest engineers, Dick White, 81, died July 17, 2003, at home in Clearwater, Fla.Dick prepared at Reading [Pa.] High School. He majored in electrical...

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Robert F. White '31

BOB WHITE died at his home in Babylon, N.Y., Sept. 15, 1991. At college he was on the water polo team and was a member of Charter Club. For some years he was associated...

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Stephen Bonsal White Jr. '45

Bonnie White died July 2, 2006, at his Fox Fire Farm in Harford County, Md. He was 84. Bonnie entered Princeton from Gilman School in Baltimore. He was a member of Ivy...

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Thomas Shoemaker White Jr. '48

A stalwart of our class, Tom White died Dec. 16, 2005.Tom joined us by way of Peekskill (N.Y.) Military Academy in 1944 and graduated in 1949 in psychology. He was in...

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Walter Harrison White '50

Walt died at his home in Cable, Wisc., on May 9, 2000. He was 73.He prepared for Princeton first at the Hawken School in Ohio and graduated from Episcopal H.S., where he...

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Walter W. White '44

Bill died of respiratory failure in Albuquerque Feb. 16, 2006.Observing that Bill was known for his devotion to task and staying focused, the local newspaper reported he...

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Willard Thomas White Jr. '49

Tom White died Aug. 29, 2010. He was born July 27, 1927, in Wilmington, Del., and came to Princeton from Tower Hill School. At Princeton he majored in economics,...

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William H. White '36

Bill died May 9, 2006, at Piper Shores in Scarborough, Maine. He was 91. A graduate of Mercersburg Academy, he majored in political science at Princeton. After a year at...

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Charles H. Whitebread '65

Combining intellectual and physical energy with spiritual and financial generosity, Charlie Whitebread, who died of lung cancer Sept. 16, 2008, at home in Santa Monica,...

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Harvey Fisk Whitehead '38

WE HAVE RECENTLY LEARNED of the death of Fisk Whitehead June 17, 1990. He was a graduate of Haverforf School and was with us only through sophomore year.After leaving...

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James F. Whitehill '48

JIM WHITEHILL died suddenly June 6, 1992, at his home in Dallas, Tex., just a week before his 66th birthday. He had an aortic valve replacement two years previously.Jim...

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Charles Burton Whitehouse '46

CHARLES BURTON WHITEHOUSE, or 'Burt' as he was known to his friends, died Dec. 16, 1991, at his home in North Caldwell, N.J. Burt entered Princeton in 1942 and left for...

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Charles Edward Whitehouse Jr. '15

Last survivor of the Class of '15 and second oldest Princeton undergraduate alumnus, Charles "Cupid" E. Whitehouse Jr., died Mar. 21, 1995, in East Meadow, N.Y. He had...

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Henry Remsen Whitehouse II '54

Remy Whitehouse died April 4, 2010, in Gainesville, Fla. Born in New York City, he was educated at St. Mark’s School. At Princeton, his major was in the Woodrow Wilson...

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Arthur H. Whiteley *45

Arthur Whiteley, the eminent sea-urchin developmental and cell biologist who retired in 1985 as professor emeritus of zoology at the University of Washington, died...

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Joseph Osborne Whiteley Jr. '37

Joe died from Alzheimer's Mar. 4, 2003, at Sequoias retirement community in Portola Valley, Calif. He came from York, Pa., the son of Joseph Whiteley '11, to...

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Edward Bruce Whitesell '41

Bruce died Feb. 2, 2004, from congestive heart failure. He had moved several months before his death to the home of his son, David, in East Hartford, Conn.He came to...

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Richard Hartman Whiteside '48

Dick died Nov. 16, 2000. He was principal and owner of Hartman Marketing and Construction of Fairfield, Conn., and former vice president of Fletcher-Thompson, architects...

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Frances Edwards L. Whitfield '75

AFTER A LONG ILLNESS, Frances Edwards Whitfield died in Trenton, N.J., July 24, 1992.Born in Trenton, Frances graduated from Trenton Central High School and entered...

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Frank Simpson Whiting '45

Frank Whiting died Jan. 24, 2008. Frank entered Princeton from The Hill School, but left the University for service as an infantry officer assigned to the headquarters...

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Ichael Alfred Whitley '45

Ike Whitley died Sept. 18, 2007, just two months before his brother-in-law and classmate, Frank Melville. Mike prepared for Princeton at Choate, and at Princeton...

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Louis I. Whitlock Jr. '33

LUKE WHITLOCK DIED Aug. 23, 1993. He had lived in South Miami, Fla., for many years.Luke was born in Elizabeth, N.J. He prepared at Pingry and Hun. In college, he was a...

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Roger S. Whitlock '42

Roger Whitlock died April 10, 2013. He was born in Evanston, Ill., and grew up in Bethesda, Md. He prepared for college at Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington,...

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Albert Randell Whitman '33

Al Whitman died Feb. 4, 1998, at his home in Wayzata, Minn., of congestive heart failure. He had been in failing health. He was 86.Al grew up in St. Paul and White Bear...

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Allen Earle Whitman '32

Services were held at Christ Church, in Roxbury, Conn., for Allen Whitman, who died on Sept 19, 1989, after three years of failing health. He came to us from the Gunnery...

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Allen Earle Whitman III '56

Allen, our clear-voiced bass Tigertone, of Berwyn, Pa., died June 12, 2002. A graduate of Groton, he attended the Naval Academy before joining our class in 1953. Right...

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Edward Bostick Whitman II '66

Ned died July 27, 1995 in Essex, Conn., after a yearlong, courageous battle with liver cancer.Born in Baltimore, he soon moved with his family to Avon, Conn. Ned prepped...

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Frederick Crocker Whitman '36

Fred, a descendant of one of California's founding families and a resident of San Francisco for more than six decades, died Sept. 7, 2004. He was 90.Fred was the...

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M. Hamilton Whitman '36

Fritz died Oct. 16, 1996. He was 82. After graduating from the Gilman School in Baltimore, at Princeton he majored in politics with honors and was a member of Cap and...

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Nelson Whitman '39

Neil died Dec. 15, 1997, at his home in East Falmouth, Mass., after a brief illness. A lifelong research chemist, he began his career at Dupont after earning his PhD in...

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Donald Howard Whitney '30

Don died March 4, 2009, in Statesboro, Ga. Born in New York City, he graduated from Horace Mann School and cum laude from Princeton, where he majored in economics and...

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Edward Fletcher Whitney '36

Ed died May 12, 1999. He was 84. He prepared at the Horace Mann School of NYC. At Princeton he majored in economics and was a member of Cloister Inn. During his junior...

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Howard Frederic Whitney III '53

Mike Whitney died of a massive brain aneurysm July 1, 1998, doing what he loved best, as his sister Carlin Scherer said, "sailing at sea." He was skippering a 60-ft....

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Peter Whitney '65

Pete died Feb. 9, 2012, from a stroke following cardiovascular surgery. He came to Princeton from Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua, N.Y. He majored in history...

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Philip Greafe Whitney '52

PHIL DIED Apr. 11, 1990, in Essex Fells, NJ. He was bornin Montclair, NJ., June 29, 1930, and came to Princeton from Deerfield Academy, where his interests ranged...

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C. Keith Whittaker '53

Keith, who had as distinguished a career in medicine as his father, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Charles E. Whittaker, did in the judiciary, died Oct. 7, 2011, in his...

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Frank C. Whittelsey '57

Frank died Jan. 29, 2008, after a courageous 14-year battle with cancer. He left Princeton in the middle of his freshman year for academic reasons. Frank graduated from...

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John Giles Whittemore '50

John "Whit" Whittemore died Jan. 4, 2000, of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at his home in Endwell, N.Y. He was 73.Born in Rome, N.Y., John graduated from Rome Free...

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Charles Aven Whittington '39

Aven died unexpectedly from West Nile virus Sept. 18, 2011, in Greenwood, Miss. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in economics, Aven returned to manage his family’s...

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William Madison Whittington Jr. '36

Bill, a longtime resident of Greenwood, Miss., died Oct. 9, 2002. He graduated valedictorian of his Taft School class. At Princeton he majored in English, cum laude, and...

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Emmett Finlay Whittlesey '45 *57

Fin Whittlesey died peacefully June 8, 2013, in the presence of his family. Fin entered Princeton from Kimble Union Academy and joined Court Club. He started Princeton...

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John Vincent Whittlesey '39

Jack died Jan. 29, 2003, at his retirement home in Gastonia, N.C.After earning his BS in chemical engineering, he began his career with Exxon Research as a refinery...

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Walter Edward Whitton '33

Walt, retired chairman, president, publisher, and CEO of the Hour Newspapers, died Aug. 24, 2002, in Redding, Conn. He was 91.He received his law degree from Harvard in...

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William Hollingsworth Whyte III '39

Original thinker and one of the influential journalists of our generation, Holly died Jan. 12, 1999, in Manhattan, where he had lived.After graduation Holly joined the...

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Graeme G. Whytlaw Jr. '47

An enthusiastic class member, Graeme died in Ft. Myers, Fla., on Aug. 21, 2000, after a long battle with cancer.He was born in Adams, Mass., prepared at the Peddie...

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Philip Leigh Wickenden '57

Phil Wickenden died June 2, 1996, in Baltimore, in the aftermath of surgery.Phil graduated from Horace Greeley H.S. in Chappaqua, N.Y. At Princeton Phil majored in...

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David Douglas Wicks '40

THE REALM of secondary education was the centerpiece in the professional life of Dave Wicks, who died unexpectedly at his Westport Point, Mass., home July 7, 1993. Dave...

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Robert Stewart Wicks '45

Bob died Mar. 31, 2000, in Westport Point, Mass., after a long illness. Bob entered Princeton from Lawrenceville, son of Dean of the Chapel Robert R. Wicks.At Princeton,...

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David K. Wiecking '54

Dave died peacefully July 22, 2011. He was the retired chief medical examiner for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Born in Washington, D.C., he attended Episcopal High...

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Robert Wiedenmayer '37

Robert Wiedenmayer died April 28, 2008.   He was born in Newark, N.J. He attended Montclair Academy and Lawrenceville, where he was on the student council and golf...

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Robert A. Wieman '44

Bob died in a car accident on Nov. 22, 2002. Coming to Princeton from Lawrenceville, he majored in chemical engineering, contributing to the Princeton Engineer. A member...

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Peter V. Wiese '44

"It's been a great journey," wrote Pete about his life in our 60th reunion book. He died of colon cancer in Fairhope, Ala., Oct. 13, 2004. He was 83.Born in Bronxville,...

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Robert James Wiese '44

BOB DIED Aug. 24, 1992, in Santa Cruz, Calif. This memorial fails to cover his last 30 years. His last contact with the class was in 1964. He wrote of himself as a very...

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James A. Wiest '49

Jim died Feb 16, 2006. He was 77. He prepared for Princeton at Bordentown (N.J.) Military Institute. He served in the Army from 1946 until 1948. After leaving the Army,...

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Lionel Wiggam '43

Lionel died in Ocean Grove, N.J., Aug. 16, 2005. He was 88.Information about Lionel is sparse at best. We do know that he was considered the Class of 1943 poet. He...

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William Kingsbury Wight '27

Bill Wight was born in Hastings, Nebr., the son of E. Van Dyke Wight 1892. He prepared at Blair Academy, where he managed track and was involved in publications and...

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Arthur S. Wightman *49

Arthur Wightman, a founding father of modern mathematical physics and Princeton’s Thomas D. Jones Professor of Mathematical Physics emeritus, died Jan. 13, 2013. He...

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Henry Lawton Wightman Jr. '39

Hank died peacefully Oct. 25, 2006, at his home in Wimberly, Texas. A member of Terrace Club at Princeton, he majored in politics and participated in ROTC, which gave...

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Willard R. Wigley Jr. '42

W. Robert Wigley died Feb. 13, 2011, in Dallas, Texas. Bob was born in Waco, Texas, and prepped at Andover. At Princeton he played on the freshman golf team, joined...

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Robert Wilson Wigton Jr. '45

Bob Wigton died May 2, 1998, a resident of Bryn Mawr, Pa. Bob was so loyal a class member that one would have thought he resided in Princeton, since he never failed to...

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Jess Roffe Wike II '48

Jess Wike died on Sept. 10, 2001, at his home in Berwyn, Pa., of liver cancer. After earning an MA and PhD from Penn, and teaching at the Wharton School from 1955-62,...

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Donald Newton Wilber '29 *49

Don died Feb. 2, 1997, in Princeton, N.J. His school was New Trier H.S. At Princeton he played freshman soccer and was on the board of the Prince. He received MFA and...

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E. Reed Wilbur '81

Reed died Oct. 6, 2009, of complications following his battle with lymphoma.   Friends will remember Reed as an outgoing, colorful member of the class. He majored in...

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Franklin Lloyd Wilbur '19

FRANK WAS BORN in 1897 in Asbury Park, N.J., where his father, Princeton 1879, was a doctor. His uncle William was in the Class of 1885. Frank went through the Asbury...

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Lloyd Allen Wilbur '35

LLOYD AMEN WILBUR died Oct. 24, 1989, in Trenton, NJ, the city where he was born. He was 78 and had suffered from spinal arthritis and other maladies for over 30 years....

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Allan Dudley Wilcox '21

ALLAN DIED in Albuquerque on Oct. 7, 1993, after a brief illness. He was 93.He lived in Bloomfield, N.J., during his college years. At Princeton, he roomed with E. W....

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Thomas Robert Wilcox '40

DEVOTION TO Princeton and the Class of 1940 were of significant import to Tom Wilcox, who died at his Shelter Island, N.Y., home July 19, 1993. He had served on the...

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George William Wilde '57

Bill died peacefully June 18, 2013, at High Lawn Farm in Lee, Mass. At Princeton he majored in the Woodrow Wilson School. His undergraduate activities were hockey and...

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Philip Alden Wilde Jr. '49

Phil Wilde died June 25, 1997, following a courageous battle with cancer.He was born in Hartford, Conn., Sept. 22, 1925, and made his home in the Hartford area for 43...

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George Howe Wilder '39

George died Dec. 26, 2006, in a Dayton, Ohio, hospital. He and his wife, Betty, moved there only last year from their longtime home in West Orange, N.J. George...

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Richard B. Wilder '37

DICK WILDER, enthusiastic Princetonian, tank destroyer, old car buff, handsome model, and outdoor advertising executive, died in his sleep in Naples, Fla., Sept. 20,...

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Richard Irwin Wile '66

Dick lost his battle with cancer Nov. 17, 2005.A native of Pittsburgh, Dick graduated from that city's Alderdice High School, where he was valedictorian, student council...

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Robert Nathan Wilentz '48

Bob Wilentz, retired chief justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, died July 23, 1996. Bob was to have retired in Feb. 1997, but disabling cancer persuaded him to step...

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Lawrence Wilets *52

Lawrence Wilets, retired professor emeritus of physics at the University of Washington (UW), died Nov. 1, 2010. He was 83. After Navy service, Wilets earned a...

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Andrew Thompson Wiley '45

Dr. Andrew "Andy" Wiley died Apr. 4, 1998, of a heart attack in his home in Columbia, Md. He entered Princeton from Morristown H.S., accelerated his studies, and...

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Adrian S. Wilk '68

Adrian S. Wilk '68 died of a heart attack in early May 1995. He left behind many stunned friends, coworkers, and family.Adrian majored in chemical engineering at...

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Carl Wilkening '36

Carl was a resident of Chatsworth, Calif., at the time of his death May 7, 2013. Carl was born in Sharon Hill, Pa., and spent part of his early life in Lansdowne,...

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Frederick Wooten Wilkerson '49

Fred died Oct. 15, 2005. He was 78. He came to Princeton as a Navy V-12 student in June 1945 and left after the first term of his sophomore year. He later graduated...

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James H. Wilkes '39

Jim died Dec. 2, 2011, in Gladwyne, Pa., a Philadelphia suburb that was his home for most of his life. His only time away was one year at Phillips Exeter and his four...

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Kathleen V. Wilkes *74

Kathleen Wilkes died Aug. 21, 2003, after a life spent working on behalf of oppressed intellectuals in Eastern Europe before and after the fall of communism. She was...

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Alvin Warren Wilkinson '40

Alvin Warren Wilkinson '40 Warren, who lived in Vero Beach, Fla., in recent years, died Sept. 13, 2007, while in hospice care after a long bout with cancer. He...

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Burton Francis Wilkinson Jr. '51

Tony died of a heart attack Oct. 12, 2002. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y., the son of B. F. Wilkinson '26, and came to Princeton from Ridley College, in Ontario. He was a...

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David Preis Wilkinson '45 *49

Dave Wilkinson died Feb. 14, 2008.   He entered Princeton from West Orange (N.J.) High School 10 years behind his brother, Harry ’35. Dave accelerated in his studies and...

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Norman P. Will *83

English, Sept. 15, 2005

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Pitt Sawyer Willand '39

PITT DIED June 14, 1992, in Tucson, where he and his wife, Anne, had settled in 1988 at the end of a long career that kept them on the move both here and abroad.After...

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Thomas Warren Willard '29

Tom died Oct. 13, 1996. He prepared for college at the Barnard School for Boys, and at Princeton he roomed with Bill Miller.A couple of years after graduation Tom...

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Charles H. Willauer '59

Chip died on Feb. 14, 2013. He was a resident of Scarborough, Maine. Born in Boston, the son of Arthur Osborne Willauer ’29, Chip attended the Noble and Greenough...

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Whiting R. Willauer '53 *59

“Whitey,” who was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency while still an underclassman and lived an exciting life, as did his Colonial clubmate, astronaut Pete...

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Herbert Lockwood Willett '41

Herb died Aug. 6, 2009, in Falmouth, Mass.   A graduate of the Hill School, he majored in geology and joined Dial Lodge. He was the first member of the sixth...

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Hurd C. Willett '24

OUR CLASSMATE Hurd Willett, who died Mar. 26, 1992, was a world famous meteorologist. After graduation from Princeton, he earned a doctorate in meteorology from George...

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Robert King Willett '34

Bob "Red" Willett, who retired from Sperry Gyroscope Co. in 1977 after more than 20 years, died of pneumonia Jan. 1, 2005, at an assisted-living facility in California...

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Raymond S. Willey '57

Raymond died Sept. 9, 2008.   While at Princeton, he majored in physics and joined Terrace Club. Ray participated in golf, basketball, and the Campus Fund Drive. His...

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Frank Lovejoy William Jr.M.D. '36

Frank died July 31, 1997. He was 83. A lifelong resident of Rochester, N.Y., he was a physician, professor, and philanthropist. He prepared at Hotchkiss. At Princeton he...

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John H. Williams Jr. '48

Beau, a lifelong Baltimorean, died of heart disease there Sept. 27, 2013. He was 87. Though he had entered Princeton in 1944, Beau did not return for a degree after...

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Andrew Murray Williams Jr. '38

Mike Williams died Sept. 6, 1998, of injuries suffered in a fall at his home.He prepared at St. Paul's School. At Princeton Mike was active in hockey and intramural...

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C. Roger Williams '51

Roger was born May 15, 1930, in Berkeley, Calif., and died Aug. 11, 2005, at home in Fairfield, Conn., of prostate cancer. He was the son of Evan Clifford and Lillian...

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Charles S. Williams Jr. '41

Charles died May 8, 2012, in Albuquerque, N.M. He left Princeton after two years to assist in the family’s abstracts business. He enrolled at the University of...

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Charles T. Williams Jr. '28

C. T. DIED of pneumonia Jan. 7, 1994, at his home in Baltimore. He belonged to the large Gilman School contingent of our class. At Princeton, he was a member of...

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Charles Wilmot Williams '38

Chuck died on May 28 of lung disease complications in Southfield, Mich.At Princeton, he majored and graduated with highest honors in mechanical engineering. He was...

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Claude K. Williams '45

Claude Williams, known as C.K., died Sept. 7, 2011, in his home in Montecito, Calif. He was 88. He came to Princeton from St. Paul’s School. He was a member of Cottage...

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David Williams '26

David Williams, or the "Lollipop King" as he was lovingly known to his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and generations of neighborhood small fry, died of a massive...

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David Henderson Williams '50

Dave Williams died on Sept. 3, 1997.He majored in chemical engineering and was a member of Court Club.Following graduation, Dave entered Harvard business school and...

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Edward A. Williams '40

The notice of Ed's death on Dec. 29, 1999, reached Princeton's Alumni Records' office and this memorialist much delayed. The class offers its belated regrets to his...

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Edward Mercur Williams '36

Ned died Mar. 15 after a long illness in Lansdale, Pa., at the age of 85. He prepared at Wyoming Seminary. At Princeton he majored in English and was a member of Key and...

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Eleazer Williams '47

Lee died Feb. 24, 1999, of a respiratory ailment at Georgetown U. Hospital in Washington, D.C.Born and raised in Dalton, Mass., he entered Princeton in Oct. 1943 after...

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Frederick William Williams '33

Bud Williams died July 21, 1999 in Trenton. He was 88. The NY Times had this brief announcement of his death: After graduation from Princeton University, he was...

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Hugh Pankey Williams '56

HUGH WILLIAMS died at his home in Gideon, MO., Apr. 13, 1991, and with his passing our Class lost one of its most courageous and inspirational members .Hugh came to...

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Isabella L. Williams '72

Isabella Williams died at her home in Lafayette, Ind., July 26, 2008.   Born in Pittsburgh, Isabella graduated from McKeesport (Pa.) High School in 1965 and married...

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James Peter Williams III '35

Pete, a Philadelphia lawyer who specialized in trusts and estate work for more than 40 years, died Apr. 28, 2001. At Princeton he majored in history and lettered on the...

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James R. Williams '69

IT IS WITH GREAT sadness that we record the death of James R. Williams, on Aug. 20, 1992. For over 20 years, Jim was employed by Factory Mutual Insurance, beginning in...

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James Rennick Williams '46

Jim Williams died on Sept. 20, 2001, at his lifetime hometown of Lockport, N.Y. He joined the class in 1942, majoring in history, and after Marine Corps service in the...

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Jeffery A. Williams '73

Jeffery Williams, associate professor of neurosurgery and oncology and director of stereotactic radiosurgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, died while...

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John Albert Williams '43

WE LOST JOHN, a distinguished physician and openheart surgery pioneer, to the ravages of cancer Sept. 11, 1990. He was 68. just five months earlier, Jane, his wife of 45...

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John E. Williams III '58

We were saddened to learn that Jack died on Nov. 19, 1999, following a brief, sudden illness in Florida, where he was living.Jack came to Princeton from the Hill School,...

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John H. Williams Jr. '48

The following is a corrected version of a memorial that appeared in the March 19, 2014, issue. Beau, a lifelong Baltimorean, died of heart disease there Sept. 27, 2013....

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Jonathan Chamberlain Williams '51

Jonathan was born March 8, 1929, and came to us from St. Albans School.   In 1949 he left Princeton to paint, and in 1951 went to study at Black Mountain College near...

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Kingsley Williams '42

King Williams died July 10, 1993, at his lifelong home in Buffalo. He had been seriously ill for several months, following the discovery of an aneurysm near his...

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Linsly Rudd Williams Jr. '33

LIN WILLIAMS, of Heritage Village, Southbury, Conn., died there May 17, 1992. A funeral service was held on May 19 at Sacred Heart Church.Lin was born Oct. 7, 1910, in...

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Moses Williams Jr. '55

Moses Williams Jr., son of Moses Williams, was born Oct. 18, 1933, in Boston, and died July 14, 2012, in Cambridge, Mass. He prepared for Princeton at Middlesex School....

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Newton Clark Williams '28

NEWT WILLIAMS died July 10, 1993, at the Tuality Community Hospital in Hillsboro, Oreg., near his home in Forest Grove. He grew up in New Jersey and prepared at...

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Ogden Williams '42

Og, exemplar of Princeton in the nation's service, died Mar. 30, 2004, in Ipswich, Mass. He was 84.Having prepared at St. Paul's School, Og was a history major and was...

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Richard Williams '65 *68

“Buck” Williams died Dec. 15, 2012, from cancer at home in Onondaga Hill, N.Y., surrounded by his family. Born in Washington, D.C., he came to Princeton from Ridley...

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Richard L. Williams Jr. '36

Dick, also known to us as “R.L.,” died Dec. 24, 2010, of a stroke in Evanston, Ill.   Born in New York City and raised in Chicago, Dick came to Princeton from...

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Robert C. Williams '60

Bob Williams died peacefully of cancer Sept. 27, 2006, at his home in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. Born in Pittsburgh, he attended Mount Lebanon public schools...

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Robert Kettering Williams '40

Bob died Oct. 22, 2006, in Naples, Fla. He prepared for Princeton at Highland Park High School in Detroit. At Princeton, he majored in chemical engineering, graduating...

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Robert Stith Williams Jr. '46

Bob died Oct. 6, 2009, in Pelham, N.Y. He was 86. Born in New York City, he attended the Hotchkiss School. He entered Princeton in 1942 but left at the end of the...

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Rowan A. Williams '44

Rowan Williams died Mar. 5, 1999, of heart and renal failure after a lengthy illness. He was 79. Following graduation from Asheville [N.C.] School for Boys, he enlisted...

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Samuel Barnitz Williams '25

Barnie Williams was born in York, Pa. He transferred to Princeton from Ursinus in the fall of 1923. He earned his MA in English in 1933 from the U. of...

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Stanley Williams '34

Stan Williams, a leader in the malt industry in Wisconsin and a creator and former board chairman of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, died May 2, 1997, in Mobile, Ala.,...

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Theodore P. Williams *59

Chemistry, May 2, 2003

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Theodore Strait Williams '42

Ted died of a heart attack Jan. 12, 2005, at home in Flemington, N.J. He was 84.He prepared at Asbury Park [N.J.] High School and at Princeton majored in chemical...

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Thomas A. Williams '57

Tom died Oct. 30, 2007, of complications from kidney cancer. While at Princeton he majored in chemical engineering, played freshman football and baseball, and was...

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William Lawrence Williams '48

Bill Williams died March 1, 2010. He came to us by way of North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, Ill. At Princeton he was in Charter and graduated with honors in...

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Willie L. Williams '73

Willie transitioned from this life to eternal rest April 15, 2011, in Seattle. Willie came to Princeton from Chief Sealth High School in Seattle, where he starred in...

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Winthrop T. Williams '22

We are saddened to report that Win Williams died Mar. 5, 1995 in his hometown of Westwood Hills, Kan. He was buried there Mar. 11. He was 95. Win was born Sept. 7, 1899...

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David Williamson Jr. '51

David Williamson, one of the founding fathers of America's space program, died Oct. 8, 1992, after a fall in hi home in Bethesda, Md., ending a courageous 12year battle...

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Frederick B. Williamson III '41

Beas died peacefully at home in New Hope, Pa., Aug. 6, 2005.One of our most loyal classmates, he came from Lawrenceville, majored in engineering, joined Charter Club,...

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George Albro Williamson Jr. '47

George died July 25 in Boynton Beach, Fla. He had been in poor health for eight years with arthritis, emphysema, and heart disease. He had open-heart surgery in 1991 and...

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Benedict Patrick Willis Jr. '47

Ben died on May 19, 1988, in Rutherford, N.J., after a long battle with cancer. He lived in Rutherford all his life. We last saw Ben at our 40th reunion, when he and 18...

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Charles Perrin Willis '44

Charlie Willis died Feb. 23, 2010, in a Pittsburgh VA hospital. He was 88. One of the first Princetonians to enlist as a Marine after the Pearl Harbor attack, he was...

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George Kenneth Willis '36

Ken died Jan. 25, 2003, at his home in Cheshire, Conn. He was 90. He prepared at Exeter. At Princeton he majored in philosophy, was captain of the varsity hockey team,...

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Ralph Norris Willis '53

“Bo,” an All-American lacrosse player, stellar quarterback for Old Nassau, and a member of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, died unexpectedly Dec. 31, 2008, of...

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Raymond Smith Willis Jr. '28 *33

PETE WILLIS died Nov. 24, 1991, at his home in Monroe Village, Jamesbung, N.J. He had served on the faculty of Princeton University for 43 years as a professor of...

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Merritt Noxon Willits III '29

MERRITT DIED Apr. 30, 1991. He had prepared at Germantown Friends School. At Princeton he roomed with Frank Bacon and was in Arbor Inn. He was a junior Phi Bete.He...

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David Brittain Willmer '45

Dave died Sept. 29, 2001. He entered Princeton from Kent School, roomed with Barney Barnhart, and was a member of Cloister Inn. He was a member of the 150-lb. crew and a...

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Richard C. Willmott *54

Richard Willmott, an electrical engineer and mathematician, died of gastric cancer Aug. 2, 2012. He was 82. Born in China in 1930 to missionary-teacher parents, Willmott...

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Roger Willock '36

Roger died Oct. 12, 2004. He was 90.The son of Frank S. Willock 1890, Roger prepared at St. Paul's School. At Princeton he majored in history, was a member of Tiger Inn,...

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Westel R. Willoughby '16

Wes died on July 3 in Washington after a series of strokes. Before our entry into WWI, Wes served in the American Field Service and the French Foreign Legion Air Force....

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John Harvey Wills *40

Economics, Aug. 31, 2000

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Harry Arthur Willson Jr. '44

Harry died Oct. 1, 2009, in Cape May Court House, N.J. He was 88. An economics major at Princeton, Harry was active in basketball and baseball and was on the freshman...

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John Whittingham Wilmer '38

Jack Wilmer died Oct. 21, 2009, at Delray Beach, Fla. He prepared for Princeton at Gilman School in Baltimore. At Princeton he majored in mechanical engineering. He...

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W. Murray Wilshire '22

The class is saddened to report that Murray Wilshire died at his home in Edgartown, Mass., May 27, 1997. He is survived by his widow, Catherine; three children, William...

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William M. Wilshire Jr. '52

Bill Wilshire, architect, artist, linguist, and accomplished athlete, died Oct. 16, 2011, in Norfolk, Va. A native of Cambridge, Mass., he attended Westminster...

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A. Duane Wilson '44

A. Duane "Duey" Wilson died May 24, 1995, at the Somerset Medical Center in Somerville, N.J., where he had practiced medicine for 37 years. During that time, he had...

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Arthur Jewel Wilson Jr. '48

Chicago native "Pete" Wilson was not active in class affairs but had great loyalty to Princeton over the years. He did return for our 50th reunion. Pete first attended...

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Bruce P. Wilson '42

Bruce Wilson, a prominent Baltimore businessman and community leader, died July 5, 2012, following a stroke. Bruce was born in Binghamton, N.Y., the son of Thomas Wilson...

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Charles E. Wilson '40

Charlie’s son, Marc, reported that his father, a longtime resident of Bethlehem, Pa., died March 3, 2010. A graduate of Windber (Pa.) Area High School, he majored in...

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Charles Hoffman Wilson '42

CHUCK DIED May 9, 1991, after a long, courageous battle withcancer, at his home in Southport, Conn. At the time of his death he was a retired business executive, most...

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Charles L. Wilson '79

Charles Wilson died Dec. 24, 2004, in Lehigh Valley (Pa.) Hospital following an accident in his home. He was 47. At the time of his death, he was director of Mirrix...

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D. Bruce Wilson *65

Donald Bruce Wilson died Aug. 28, 2004, in Las Cruces, N.M. He was 70.Raised in New Mexico, Bruce graduated from the University of New Mexico with a bachelor's in...

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David J. Wilson '50

Dave died from Alzheimer’s disease Oct. 11, 2011, in Carmel Valley, Calif. He spent most of his youth in New Jersey, but moved west and graduated from Berkeley (Calif.)...

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David Whitwell Alan Wilson '38

After a short illness, Dave, who in 1992 won our Class Distinguished Service Award, died May 29, 2001.Born in London, Dave came to NYC as an infant. He attended...

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Donald Wilson '22

DONALD WILSON died peacefully in his sleep June 15, 1991, after suffering from pneumonia for about a month. He was the youngest of four brothers that attended Princeton,...

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Donald P. Wilson '33

DODO WILSON died Jan. 12, 1991, in Costa Mesa, Calif.Dodo was born Sept. 15,1909, in Hartford, Conn. He prepared at Andover. In college he played football and hockey. He...

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E. Justin Wilson Jr. '38 *41

Justin Wilson died April 6, 2010. Justy prepared for Princeton at Phillips Exeter Academy. At Princeton he majored in chemistry, was elected to Phi Beta...

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Edgar Bright Wilson '30 *31

BRIGHT WILSON, retired Harvard professor, worldfamous scientist, and one of our most illustrious classmates, died July 12, 1992, in his Cambridge, Mass., home, of...

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Edward E Wilson '26

ED WILSON, retired Chicago corporate executive and former Assistant Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, died of cancer Mar. 19, 1994. Ed came to Princeton from...

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Edward Strong Wilson '33

Ed Wilson died peacefully at his home in Columbia Cross Roads, Pa., Aug. 20, 1996, after a long bout with cancer.He was born in Seattle, Wash., but grew up in Montclair,...

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Franklin Bills Wilson Jr. '33

Bud, known by his family and friends as a scholar and a gentleman, and loved for his postcards in Latin to his family, died of congestive heart failure Feb. 13, 2003, at...

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Henry B. Wilson '28

Henry died Mar. 1, 2003, after a short illness. About halfway through his time at Princeton, his interest in the oil business prompted him to transfer to the U. of...

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Horace H. Wilson '25

Hank Wilson died June 23, 2000, in Carmel, Calif. He was 95. His career was in life insurance, starting with his father's General Agency for Equitable Life. He took over...

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Hugh Hamilton Wilson '50

HUGH WILSON died April 26, 1990. After a teaching career in English, which had taken him from the Univ. of Wisconsin, to Rutgers, to Wagner College on State Island, he...

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J. Christy Wilson Jr. '44

Six months after lung cancer diagnosis, Christy departed this life Feb. 8, 1999, to join his maker. In our 50th Yearbook, this devout man who dedicated his life to...

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James Parker Wilson '46

Jim Wilson died Apr. 23, 1995, in Nashua, N.H., after a long illness. He was born in Blakely, Penn., and attended Scranton Central H.S. Jim remained at Princeton until...

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Jared Horner Wilson '53

Jerry, a Princeton native and prominent sailor who lived in Branford, Conn., died of heart failure July 6, 2004.A graduate of South Kent School, he roomed with Lew...

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John Alan Wilson '39

JACK DIED on Hilton Head Island, S.C., Dec. 2, 1991. He had moved to Sea Pines Plantation in 1981 and a year later retired as general counsel, secretary, and V.P. of the...

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John Arnot Wilson '38

John, founder of a law firm with an extensive practice in California's high-tech Silicon Valley, died at his home in Portola Valley on Dec. 15, 1999.He graduated from...

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John Bernhardt Wilson Jr. '54

John Bernhardt Wilson of Charlotte, N.C., died at his family home Aug. 27, 2004, after a long illness.John was born in Lenoir, N.C. He prepared for Princeton at the...

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John F. Wilson '54

John Wilson died peacefully May 18, 2012, at home in Harwood, Md. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he graduated from The Hill School with honors. At Princeton, he...

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John Hill Tucker Wilson '56

John Hill Wilson died Aug. 12, 2010, after a long fight with lung cancer. He was 76. John Hill was a great classmate and a great man: a magna cum laude and Phi Beta...

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John R. Wilson '49

Wilse died Dec. 7, 2004. He was 78.He prepared for Princeton at Gilman Country School, and at Princeton he majored in politics. He was on the lacrosse team and sang with...

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John Tuzo Wilson *36

JOHN WILSON, the renowned Canadian geologist; author of the theory of plate tectonics (which explained the phenomenon of continental drift); and eminent teacher,...

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K. Nicholas Wilson '65

Nick died June 1, 2010, in Oklahoma City, having survived testicular cancer surgery at age 2.   He grew up in Oklahoma and came to Princeton from Shattuck Military ...

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Kenneth P. Wilson '30 *33

KEN WILSON died Sept. 1, 1990, in the Monroe Village Health Center in Jamesburg, NJ.Ken came to Princeton from Exeter. At Princeton he roomed with John Austin junior and...

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Perkins Wilson '51

Perk died of cancer on Nov. 2, 1995, shortly after a memorable trip he and Mimi took to the eastern Mediterranean.Not only was he an outstanding business lawyer in...

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Ralph Barker Wilson Jr. '49

Ralph died May 10, 2001, in Tryon, N.C., of lung cancer. He was 73. He came to Princeton from Exeter and majored in politics. He was a member of Terrace Club, the...

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Richard Thornton Wilson Jr. '46

Thornton died June 5, 1996, at his home, South Wind, in Newport, R.I. He had been troubled by emphysema for several years.He was active in many social clubs in Newport...

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Robert B. Wilson '40

Bill Miller ’55 was kind to send us an obituary from the Denver Post reporting Bob’s death Sept. 17, 2011. Bob prepared at Phillips Academy Andover and followed his...

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Robert Clifford Wilson '34

BOB WILSON, retired corporate secretary of Allied Chemical Corp. and major general in the Army Reserves, died Mar. 8, 1991, after an extended illness. A graduate of Yale...

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Robert M. Wilson '47

“Pete” served as a lieutenant (and later was promoted to captain) in Alaska during World War II. On his return to Princeton he became a stringer for The New York Times...

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Rodman Wilson '43

We lost Rod Dec. 10, 2003, to a malignant brain tumor. He was 82.He earned an English degree from Princeton and a medical degree from Johns Hopkins, and served two years...

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Roger T. Wilson '45

Roger Wilson died Jan. 27, 2009.   Roger entered Princeton from Exeter, following in the footsteps of his father, Tom 1913, and brother Bruce ’42. At Exeter he...

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S. Dunham Wilson '49

Dunham died April 11, 2004. He was 76.Dunham prepared for Princeton at Lawrenceville and served in the Navy from 1945-46 in the Pacific theater. At Princeton he majored...

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Thomas Lee Wilson '44

In our 50th yearbook, Tom noted that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease; he dealt with it until he died in Ormond Beach, Fla., on Dec. 4, 2000.President of...

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Thomas W. Wilson Jr. '35

Thomas W. Wilson Jr., a distinguished writer and lecturer who was a former government official, journalist, and consultant, died of congestive heart failure Nov. 8,...

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Walter Joe Wilson '52

Joe died of complications from disease April 25, 2006, at Hudson Memorial Nursing Home in EI Dorado, Ark. He was diagnosed with ...

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Wayne O. Wilson *98

Religion, Nov. 1, 2005

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William Daniel Wilson '41 *48

Bill died Apr. 12, 2001. The son of missionaries, he grew up in Osaka and Tokyo, coming to Princeton by way of South Pasadena, Calif., and Westfield [N.J.] H.S.He...

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William Henry Wilson Jr. '39

Bill died of cancer Aug. 16, 2005, in Baltimore, Md., where he had long been active in church work and community affairs, including the Boy Scouts and United Way.During...

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William Ross Wilson '56

Ross Wilson died Sept. 29, 1995, after a long struggle with cancer. He was 60.Ross was born in 1935 in St. Louis, and came to Princeton from Webster Groves H.S. He...

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Gordon L. Wimmer '51

Gordon was born June 9, 1929, in Seattle, the son of Lyle G. and Mildred Roberts Wimmer. He came to Princeton from Hall High School in West Hartford, Conn., and earned a...

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Jacques David Wimpfheimer '41

Jack died in Oct. 2000. A graduate of Lawrenceville, at Princeton he majored in psychology, played football, and was a member of Tower.A B-25 pilot, Jack flew 54...

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Frederick E. Winans '37

QUIET PRINCETONIAN Fred Winans died May 11, 1990, in a nursing home. He left second cousins and has to be classified as a war casualty.Fred was basketball manager and on...

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John Gilbert Winant '45

JOHN WINANT DIED Oct. 31, 1993 in Princeton, where his services were attended by classmates Farmer, Ramseur, Rees, and St. John. "Gov" prepared at Deerfield, joining his...

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Rivington R. Winant '47

Rivington Winant died Feb. 3, 2011, at his home in New York City after a long illness. Riv joined our class in July 1943 but stayed only briefly before enlisting in the...

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Peter Winants '48

Peter did it all — the quintessential sportsman. He did everything from being field master of the Bath County (Va.) Hounds, to editor of The Chronicle of the Horse...

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Hardy L. Winburn '55

Hardy Winburn died Aug. 7, 1997, while awaiting a lung transplant. Hardy came to Princeton from Phillips Exeter after first graduating from Little Rock Central H.S. At...

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John R. Winckler *46

Physics, Feb. 6, 2001

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Arthur Edward Windels Jr. '51

Art died April 13, 2003, in Doylestown, Pa., following an extended illness.Born Oct. 12, 1929, he was the son of Arthur Windels '19 and raised in Brooklyn. He prepared...

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Paul Windels Jr. '44

Paul died Sept. 8, 2009, in St. James, Long Island, N.Y. after distinguished legal career.   From 1957 until 1961 Paul was regional administrator of the Securities...

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Richard B. Windsor '47

Dick's sudden death March 8, 2005, leaves an enormous gap in our diminishing ranks and a deep sense of loss.Upon graduating from St. Louis Country Day, he was swept into...

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Julius Sherman Winkler Jr. *63

JULIUS SHERMAN WINKLER JR., at the age of60, chairman of the German department at Davidson College, Davidson, N.C., died at home on Nov. 1, 1992. Born in Lenoir, N.C.,...

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Hudson S. Winn '40

On Mar. 5, 1996, Hudson Winn died in Guildersland, N.Y., and had lived in nearby Slingersland for the past 44 years. From Northhampton [Mass.] H.S., he was involved in...

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Walter Boit Winship Jr. '44

WALTER DIED of a heart attack Mar. 6, 1993, in Harwich, Mass. He prepared for Princeton at Lawrenceville. At Princeton, he majored in English, rooming his First two...

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Hamilton Winslow *51

Woodrow Wilson School, Dec. 18, 2005

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William Valentine Winslow Jr. '39

Bill died May 2, 2002, in Sykesville, Md. His wife, Charlotte, wrote that he was an Alzheimer's patient, still living at home, having poor short-term memory but lots of...

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Curtin Winsor '27

Curtin Winsor of Ardmore, Pa., the secretary of the Class of '27, died Nov. 12, 1998. He was 92.At Princeton, he was a member of the editorial board of the Daily...

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Frederick H. Winsor Jr. *73

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, May 29, 2003

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James Davis Winsor III '29

Jake died on Dec. 17, 1999. He was 91.He came to Princeton from St. George's. His sport was crew and his club was Quadrangle. He began his career with his family's New...

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Shelby Winstead '27

SHEP DIED Mar. 6, 1992, He joined the Class of 1927 in Sept. 1925, by transfer from Centre College, Kentucky, where his home was in Henderson. His father was a graduate...

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Charles Scudder Winston Jr. '41

Chuck died Feb.15, 2010, in St. Simons Island, Ga.   He came to Princeton from Joliet (Ill.) High School. At Princeton he majored in psychology, was a member of Tiger...

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Robert Watson Winston '32

Robert W. Winston died July 21, 1999. He was born June 13, 1910, and prepared for Princeton at Woodberry Forest.At Princeton, he was a member of the Arbor Inn Club, the...

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David E. Winter '69

The Class of 1969 sustained the loss of a distinguished classmate with the Aug. 17, 2013, death of David E. Winter. A Californian, Dave graduated from Woodrow Wilson...

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Frederick M. Winter Jr. '37

WIDOWER DUKE WINTER, son of Fred Winter Sr '08 ' died May 14, 1992, in a hospital in Mystic, Conn., where he had been a patient for several weeks. He left two daughters,...

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Daniel Atherton Winterbottom Jr. '66

Dan died Oct. 28, 2004, in Dallas, from complications following heart surgery.At Princeton, Dan majored in history, was a member of Campus Club, and served as managing...

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David Rudolf Wintermann '34

Dave "Tex" Wintermann, described in his citation in 1980 for our Outstanding Achievement Award as "a businessman, sportsman, humanitarian, and member of our class of...

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Edward D. Winters '36

Edward (“Wint”) Winters died Oct. 20, 2011, in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Ed was born in Watkins Glen, N.Y., and came to Princeton from the Penn Yan Academy. At Princeton...

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H. Jeremy Wintersteen '57

JERRY WINTERSTEEN, missing at sea, is presumed to have died June 18, 1991. After attending St. Paul's School Jerry roomed at Princeton with Jay Lewis, John Scoutter and...

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Charles Joel Winton '50

Chuck Winton died at his home in Tiburon, Calif., of a brain tumor on Jan. 2, 2000. He was 74.Chuck prepared for Princeton at Blake School, where he played football,...

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David Holt Winton '36

Dave died Apr. 3, 2001, of Alzheimer's disease.He was associated with the insurance brokerage firm of Johnson and Higgins for 40 years, retiring as senior vice president...

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David Michael Winton '51

Mike was born Aug. 18, 1928, in Minnea- polis, son of David J. Winton ’20 and Katherine Decker Winton.   He came to Princeton from Phillips Academy, Andover, was a...

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Grandin Wise '39

GRANDY LOST his long struggle against Parkinson's disease on July 3, 1993, but he never lost the generous, enthusiastic spirit that was a hallmark of his career as an...

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Hugh D. Wise Jr. '32

Hugh died peacefully at home Aug. 3, 2003. He attended St. Alban's School in DC, graduated from Princeton with high honors in 1932, then earned a master's from...

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John Sergeant Wise '37

Surgeon Johnny Wise died Oct. 24, 1999. His wife, Sonia ("she was foolish enough to marry me and my life is full again") survives, as do daughters Barbara and Beverley...

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Charles H. Wisner '28

Charles Wisner of Manasota, Fla., died May 20, 1998. Born in NYC and raised in Summit, N.J., he prepared at Lawrenceville. At Princeton he majored in English, played...

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Caspar Wister '32

Cap, formerly of Leucadia, Calif., and Saranac Lake, N.Y., died Jan. 14, 2003, in Plattsburgh, N.Y. Cap graduated from St. Paul's School. At Princeton, he was on the...

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Lewis Wynne Wister '36

Wynne died at 89, June 2, 2003. A graduate of St. Paul's School, at Princeton he was our undergraduate secretary-treasurer, and class treasurer during our first alumni...

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Malcolm Lloyd Wister '34

Mike Wister, a descendant of "The Fabulous Wisters" of Grumblethorpe, their landmark ancestral home on Germantown Ave. in Philadelphia, which has stood since 1744, died...

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Richard H. Wiswall Jr. *41

Richard H. Wiswall Jr., a Manhattan Project researcher in the early 1940s, died Oct. 9, 2004, of natural causes in his Brookhaven, N.Y., home. He was 88.A graduate of...

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John Knox Witherspoon Jr. '50

John died unexpectedly Jan. 16, 2004, in Signal Mountain, Tenn.At Princeton, John was a member of Elm Club and president of the University Press Club, covering sports...

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Chandler Withington '33

CHAN WITHINGTON, who lived in Riverside, Conn., died there Nov. 9, 1993. Chan was born July 4, 1912, in N.Y.C. fie prepared at New York Military Academy. In college, he...

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William B. Witney '49

Bill died Jan 26, 2009, at the age of 84.   He prepared for Princeton at Mount Lebanon (Pa.) High School and came to Princeton as a member of the V-12 program after...

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Frederick L. Witsell '54

Fred died in Denver, Colo., March 3, 2005, from prostate cancer, which he had been battling for a number of years.A devoted native of Colorado, Fred prepared for...

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Warren James Wittreich '51 *54

Witt suffered a heart attack and died Oct. 3, 2005, in Bethlehem, Pa. At Princeton he majored in psychology, graduating summa cum laude and as a member of Phi Beta...

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Martin P. Wohlforth '76

"Buff" was a victim of the Sept. 11, 2001, World Trade Center tragedy. He worked as a managing director of Sandler, O'Neill & Partners on the 104th floor of 2 WTC.Strong...

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Robert Wohlforth '26

Bob Wohlforth, a resident of Ridgefield, Conn., for more than 67 years, died of heart failure May 9, 1997.Bob entered Princeton from the Peddie School but left in 1923...

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Alexander Francis Wojciechowicz Jr. '61

Alex died Jan. 5, 2002, in plane crash in Puerto Rico. Born in Brooklyn, Wojie grew up in Wanamassa, N.J., attending Asbury Park HS and Lawrenceville before enrolling...

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Robert Wilson Wolcott Jr. '48

Bob joined our class from Hotchkiss, dined at Cottage, pitched varsity baseball, and died Jan. 26, 2005.Bob lived an eventful life and will be sorely missed by his many...

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Elias Wolf '20

ELIAS WOLF of, Chestnut Hill, Penn., died Nov. 12, 1991.He was born in Wyncote and was a graduate of the Delancey School and Episcopal Academy, He served in the Army...

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Jack Wolf *60

Jack Wolf, who was the Stephen O. Rice Professor at the Center for Magnetic Recording Research in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the...

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Thomas A. Wolf '44

Tom died April 30, 2005, in San Antonio, where he lived most of his life. He was 82.He prepped at Texas Military Institute. At Princeton, he majored in mechanical...

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Thomas H. Wolf '37

Tom Wolf, outstanding photojournalist and documentary filmmaker and one with an elfin sense of humor, died June 24, 1996. He left his wife, Nicole, seven daughters, and...

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Albert L. Wolfe '27

Al, an avid traveler, committed churchman, and former treas. of our class died on Jan. 17, 1999. He had retired in 1970 as secy. and general counsel for John B. Wood Co....

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Bertram Wolfe '50

Bert died from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, Sept. 6, 2004, in Los Gatos, Calif. He was a strong advocate of nuclear power and recognized by his peers as a...

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Charles Kline Wolfe Jr. '44

Charlie died Sept. 28, 2008, in Kenilworth, Ill., his home for many years.   Born in Harrisburg, Pa., he was class valedictorian at Penn High School and also prepped at...

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Preston Wolfe '28

Preston Wolfe, prominent newspaper editor and civic leader in Columbus, Ohio, died May 7, 1996, at Riverside Methodist Hospital. He divided his secondary education...

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Robert C. Wolfe '47

Bob, one of ’47’s many talented medics, died Dec. 1, 2009. During World War II he participated in Princeton’s Navy V-12 premed program. After graduation he went on to...

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Robert D. Wolfe '72

Bob Wolfe, Princeton’s 100th football captain, died May 20, 2008, after a sudden illness.   Bob came to Princeton from Dover (N.J.) Senior High School. He majored in...

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John H. Wolfenden *25

JOHN H. WOLFENDEN, 87 years of age, died Dec. 27, 1989, in Hanover, N.H. He was born in 1902 in Failsworth, near Manchester, England. He attended Manchester Grammar...

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E. Victor Wolfenstein *65

Victor Wolfenstein, professor of political science at UCLA, died Dec. 15, 2010, of cancer. He was 70. He received a bachelor’s degree from Columbia in 1962, and a...

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Frederick A. Wolff '42

FRED DIED Apr. 4, 1994, in Wilmington (Del.) Hospital, after a short illness. He spent 34 years with DuPont, retiring as a senior research engineer in 1982.Coming to...

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Frederick H. Wolff Jr. '26

WE REPORT WITH SORROW the death of Fred Wolff Apr. 20 1992, in St. Paul, Minn. Fred was a longtime resident of St. Paul and was prominent in real estate management and...

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NIKOLAUS E. WOLFF *52

Nikolaus E. Wolff, a retired chemist, died peacefully at home in Norwich, Vt., Aug. 16, 2007. He was 86 and the cause was cancer. Born in Germany, Wolff earned the...

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William Martin Wolff Jr. '52

Five horrific months after surgery to replace an aortic valve, Bill died of heart failure Sept. 3, 2005. He suffered a stroke a week after surgery, followed by...

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Nathaniel Wollman *40

Nathaniel Wollman, retired dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of New Mexico, died June 10, 2012. He was 97. Wollman graduated from Penn State...

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Alan I. Wolpert '48

Alan I. Wolpert of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., died Apr. 30, 1998, at his home after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Alan was a chemical engineer and served in the...

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Jeffrey J. Wong '65

Jeff died Nov. 16, 2001, of a heart attack at home in Sausalito. Jeff was born on July 24, 1943, in San Francisco, played the Prince in a high school production of The...

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Paul Woo '56

Paul died Jan. 15, 2005, at Rex Hospital in Raleigh, N.C. His daughter, Beadsie, sent us the sad news right away, knowing that her father was "a proud alumnus of the...

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William W. Woobury *52

Mathematics, June 20, 2004

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Albert Elmer Wood '30

Al died Nov. 11, 2002, at his home in Cape May Courthouse, N.J., of prostate cancer. He was 92.Al prepared at the Brooklyn Poly HS. At Princeton he was a member of Clio...

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Arthur MacDougall Wood '34

Art Wood, class president from 1999 to 2004, who joined Sears, Roebuck and Co. in his native Chicago after World War II and advanced through the ranks to become its...

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Bruce Fairfax Wood '78

A construction accident took Bruce's life Jan. 19, 2002. He came to us from Trinidad, then returned home carrying the friendships and love of Princeton that grew over...

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Darwin L. Wood '42

Darwin Wood, physicist and inventor, was born in 1921 in East Orange, N.J., and died Dec. 6, 2012. His father, Ernest B. Wood ’15, was a telephone engineer with Bell...

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Francis C. Wood '22

FRAN WOOD died Dec. 16, 1990, at his home in Haverford, Penn. He was born in South Africa, Oct. 1, 1901. He moved to the U.S. after 12 years and came to Princeton from...

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Franklin D. Wood II '37

WOODIE OF THE WHIMSICAL SENSE OF HUMOR said he spent his life producing crude oil and children, not to mention dachshunds. He died Feb. 22, 1991, of complications,...

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George Slater Wood Jr. '38

George died Feb. 20, 2003, in Bryn Mawr, Pa.He was born and raised in Kittery, Maine. He had deep roots in New England, including being a descendant of Richard Warren of...

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Gordon R. Wood *41

GORDON R. WOOD *41, professor emeritus of English at Southern Illinois Univ. in Edwardsville, Ill., died Oct. 4, 1993, in Anderson Hospital, Maryville, 111. He was 80...

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Harleston Reed Wood '36

Woody died Apr. 21, 1995, in Stuart Fla. He prepared at the Haverford School. At Princeton, he majored in economics and was a member of Key and Seal.During WWII he...

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John Frederick Wood '37

Johnny Wood died July 30, 1995.At Lawrenceville Johnny was a sports manager, in student government, and a class officer. At Princeton he majored in economics and was a...

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John W. Wood Jr. '54

John died July 10, 2006, of pneumonia in Baltimore, Md. For the past four years, he had suffered from myotonic dystrophy. Despite his increasing disability, he was...

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Joseph Donaldson Wood '35

Born in Morgantown, W.Va., May 22, 1912, "Moon" died July 18, 2000, in Asheboro, N.C. He was 88.He prepared for Princeton at Phillips Exeter Academy, where he was on the...

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Peter Deropp Wood '45

PETER WOOD died at his residence in East Quogue, L.I., N.Y., Feb. 28, 1990. He was 67.Woodie entered Princeton from Valley Forge Military Academy, Penn., following in...

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Robert C. Wood '44

An outstanding public servant, self-labeled "urbanist," and academic leader from the 1950s through the 1970s, Bob died April 1, 2005, in Boston after battling stomach...

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Robert Macpherson Wood '36

ON FEB. 17, 1990, we lost one of our best, "MacPherse," who died at 75 of a stroke at home.A graduate of the Los Alamos Ranch School, at Princeton he majored in politics...

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Rusling Wood Jr. '34

Rus Wood, the organizer and leader of our popular '34 Retreads jazz group that entertained us at reunions past, died Oct. 2, 1996, at Eastern Long Island Hospital....

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Stephen Jeffris Pierpont Wood '39

Woody, who lived in Highland Beach, Fla., died Sept. 22, 2005, in Cannes, France.Also known to us as P.J., he came to Princeton from Exeter, but left college after our...

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Steven Hartshorne Wood '51

Steve died April 3, 2005, in Tryon, N.C., after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease.Born in New York City June 12, 1929, he was the son of Arnold Wood Jr. '21. He...

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Thor E. Wood *59

THOR E. WOOD, age 55, chief of the Performing Arts Research Ctr. of the N.Y. Public Library, died Apr. 28, 1988, at Beth Israel Hospital in N.Y.C. The crowning...

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W. Donald Wood *59

Economics, June 21, 2003

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Willard B. Wood Jr. '27

WILLARD "BILL" WOOD JR. died Feb. 4, 1993, in Summit, N.J., of a respiratory infection, after surviving a tree falling around him at the house of his daughter, Pat...

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David W. Woodard '62

David died Nov. 9, 2012, at home in Cayuga Heights, N.Y., of prostate cancer. David came to Princeton from the Academy of the New Church in Bryn Athyn, Pa., where he...

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Dudley Woodbridge '44

ON AUG. 4, 1993, while driving home to Princeton from Trenton, Dudley pulled over to the curb and died. His sudden passing was a shock to his family and many friends.A...

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Richard George Woodbridge III '39 *49

After a short illness Dick died at the Medical Center of Princeton on May 2, 2001. He had recently become a resident of Meadow Lakes, the retirement community near...

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Sydney Anglin Woodd-Cahusac '40

The Greenwich [Conn.] Times reported that Syd, "a lawyer and corporate executive, who at age 68 became an ordained Episcopal priest, died Jan. 3, 2004, of natural...

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Frank Kirk Woodfin '31

Frank died of a heart attack Jan. 16, 2007, in New York City.    Born and raised in Bell Buckle, Tenn., he prepared at the Webb School. At Princeton, he worked with the...

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Donald Robert Woodford '40

Don Woodford, who resided in Upper Montclair, N.J., died in late Feb. 1997. From Lawrenceville School, where he was a member of the band and orchestra, he majored at...

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Schuyler Colfax Woodhull '38

Schuy died in Minneapolis Nov. 6, 2005, just short of his 90th birthday.He came to Princeton from the highly respected Blake School in Minneapolis. At Princeton he...

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John F. Woodman *38

John F. Woodman died Oct. 12, 2002, in Auburn, Maine. He was 89.Born in New Hampshire, John excelled early in school, winning the Dartmouth Medal for highest grades in...

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Roger F. Woodman '46

Roger Woodman died Dec. 22, 2000, of cancer in Falmouth, Maine, where he had lived for 50 years with his wife, Katherine. Raised in Concord, N.H., "Woody" entered...

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Peter J. Woodrow '60 *65

Peter Jay Woodrow, 56, of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, died Feb. 7, 1996, in Newport Beach, Calif.Born in Philadelphia, he had spent his childhood in Princeton. He...

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Frederick P. Woodruff '47

Fred died Jan. 14, 2001, of a stroke. He was 75. He came to Princeton from Roselle Park HS in New Jersey. He entered Princeton in 1943 in the V-12 program and left in...

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George H. Woodruff '49

George died May 6, 2002, of cancer. He was born in Trenton and came to Princeton after service in the Pacific with the Marine Corps during WWII. He later transferred to...

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Alan Churchill Woods Jr. '40

Alan died Sept. 30, 2002, of complications from a stroke. He spent most of his life in Baltimore, where he pursued — as had his father and grandfather — his beloved...

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Charles Albert Woods Jr. '25

OUR CLASSMATE, "QUIZZER" Woods, for whom the name was symbolic through school and college days, died peacefully in his sleep at his Harrisburg home, Mar. 6, 1993. Some...

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John W. Woods '32

Woody Woods of Gettysburg, died Aug. 26, 2000, at his home. He was 91.He was the oldest member of Lower Marsh Creek Presbyterian Church, in Gettysburg. He graduated from...

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Lawrence Crane Woods Jr. '22

OUR CLASS suffered a real loss with the death of Pete Woods Apr. 25, 1990, in Newtown Square, Penn. Pete was born July 18,1899, in Pittsburgh. When at Princeton, Pete...

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Richard A. Woods '30

RICHARD WOODS, a former partner at the investment banking firm of Merrill Lynch, died Jan. 31, 1994, at his home in Greenwich, Conn. He was 86 years old and died of...

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William Johnson Woods Jr. '44

Bill died Sept. 22, 2012, in Montecito, Calif., after a long illness. A direct descendant of John Witherspoon, he left Princeton in 1943 to become an ambulance...

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William Wilberforce Woodward III '28

BILL WOODWARD died Sept. 21, 1992, at Grant Hospital, car his home the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio. He prepared for college at Blair Academy. At Princeton, he majored...

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James A. Woodwell '62

Woody died Sept. 18, 2003, in the Pacific Northwest. He came to Princeton from Wappingers School. Woody roomed with Tom Corwin, John Isacs, and John Roberts. He played...

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John Austin Wyckliffe Woody '32

Austin died Jan. 2, 2005, in St. Luke's Hospital in Columbus, N.C.. He was 93 and a resident of Tryon Estates in Columbus.After graduating from Princeton in 1932, and...

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Samuel Sydney Woody Jr. '31

Sam died Sept. 17, 1998, in Abington Memorial Hospital in Jenkintown. He was 88. Although born in Philadelphia, Sam spent most of his life (excepting the years in...

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Donald Kenneth Woolley '54

Kenneth Woolley died June 14, 2005, in Nashville following a brief illness.He prepared for college at North Plainfield (N.J.) High School. While at Princeton, he was...

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Fred T. Woolverton '22

FRED WOOLVERTON DIED in Ponte Vedra Beach June 9, 1993. He had built a home there in 1937 and was considered Ponte Vedra Beach's first resident. Fred moved to Florida in...

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Eugene C. Worden Jr. '35

Gene died Feb. 23, 1997, from angina and esophageal cancer. He was 83. The family lived in New Canaan, Conn.; Naples, Fla.; and Charlottesville, Va.Although Gene did not...

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John A. Worden '54

John Worden died May 5, 2011, after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer a year earlier.   Born in Vincennes, Ind., he graduated from the Lawrenceville School. At...

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John Bolling Worden '38

Johnny Worden, who in recent years resided in Silver Springs and Rockville, Md., died Oct. 23, 1998.He prepared at Mercersburg, and at Princeton participated in...

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Franz Sigel Workman '40

Named for a distinguished Civil War Union general under whom his grandfather had served, Sig Workman died Dec. 4, 1998, at his home after a brief illness. He was a...

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James Worley *58

James Worley, mentor to government officials around the world, died July 26, 2003, at his home in Nashville, Tenn., following an illness. He was 77.Professor emeritus of...

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Rufus Worrell III '40

Rufe died June 10, 2006, after a long career in the paper industry in the Dayton, Ohio, area. Rufe married Gloria B. Ganiard Oct. 4, 1946, and they had...

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Henry M. Worthington '52

Hank died Sept. 13, 2010. Born in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park and Garrison, Md., he graduated from Gilman School in 1948. At Princeton, he played hockey, was...

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James Worthington '59

JAMES WORTHINGTON died Aug. 27, 1990, in Basra, Iraq. He had suffered a heart attack while being held hostage by the Iraqi government shortly after that country invaded...

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Thomas Worthington '52

Tom died from cancer Oct. 22, 2005, at the age of 76. He was a recent resident of Zurich, Switzerland.Tom grew up in Birmingham, Ala., with future 1952 classmates Biddle...

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Richard A. Wotiz '81

Dick died suddenly May 30, 2012, from a heart attack while hiking with friends in Castle Rock State Park in Los Gatos, Calif. A 1977 graduate of Milton Academy, Dick...

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Peter Thomas Wotton '42

Peter died Nov. 3, 1996, of cancer, which he had battled for more than 16 years, in Eugene, Oreg. A community activist, he was still delivering a weekly radio...

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Mcdonald Edward Wrenn Jr. '58

Ed died Dec. 19, 2002, after a long battle with cancer.Ed entered Princeton from Woodberry Forest School on an NROTC scholarship, participated on the varsity soccer...

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Walter W. Wriggins '37

Publisher and editor Walt Wriggins died July 12, 1996. He was administrative editor for New American Library of World Literature and administrative editor for the...

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Alan Harriman Wright '51

Alan born Aug. 5, 1928, in New York, the son of Brig. Gen. Boykin Cabell Wright and Miriam Harriman Wright.   A graduate of the Buckley School and St. Paul’s, he...

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Austin A. Wright III '66

Austin died at his home, in Point Pleasant, N.J., Feb. 11, 2005.Austin was born in Trenton. He graduated from the Peddie School and originally entered Princeton with the...

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Charles M. Wright '40

The death of Mac Wright Aug. 12, 1995, ended a life marked by a strong devotion to public service. After WWII service as an AFS ambulance driver (for which he was...

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Fulton Watkins Wright '29

FULION DIED in Santa Barbara Nov. 17, 1993. He was born in Little Rock, and prepared for college at Woodberry Forest. At Princeton, he was manager of the crew, on the...

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George Logan Christian Wright '56

GEORGE DIED Apr. 1, 1991, in Charleston, S.C., after a courageous struggle of five years with cancer. He was born Sept. 11, 1934, in Mukden, Manchuria, and grew up on...

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James A. Wright III '52

Jim joined the class after graduating from Choate, where he was a member of St. Andrew’s Society and the student council. At Princeton he majored in chemistry and...

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Jefferson Chandler Wright '52

Jeff Wright died Feb. 20, 2007, in Paris, succumbing after a long fight against the effects of four strokes since 1995. A native of Pasadena, Calif.,...

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John Mccaffery Wright '53

John Wright, who with his family (his father was John P. Wright '28) spanned five generations of community service to Keene, N.H., died there Nov. 15, 1998, after a long...

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Joseph H. Wright '30

JOSEPH HENRY WRIGHT, a stalwart in the class, died in Charlotte, N.C., of a heart attack that ended an increasingly difficult struggle with Alzheimer's Disease. Joe is...

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Mortimer Dickinson Wright '41

"GENTLE, KIND, goodnatured, Mr. Wright ... also had a black belt in the martial art of politics (and) the end of politics for him was to make life enjoyable." These...

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Paul E. Wright '48

Paul died Dec. 6, 2012, at home in Goshen, N.Y. He was 84. He had a lifelong career in music, starting with his Princeton degree in 1948. On campus he was in the Chapel...

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Peter M. Wright III '56

Pete died peacefully May 14, 2012, at his vacation home near Chania, Crete, after a long illness. He was 78. He graduated from New Trier High School in Winnetka,...

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Richard Ridgway Wright '35

Dick died Oct. 16, 2009, at Hamilton (N.J.) Continuing Care Center.   He was born on Merino Hill Farm near Allentown, N.J., and came to Princeton from the Peddie...

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Stephen F. Wright '67

We recently learned that Stephen died in June 1998 of a heart attack following routine surgery. Steve had been suffering from RRP (Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis),...

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Thomas D. Wright '51

Tom was born Nov. 22, 1928, in Richmond, Va., to Thomas D. and Claudia Lewis Wright. He grew up on Bonnie Brae Farm in Durham, N.C. A graduate of Millbrook School,...

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Willard Jurey Wright '36

Bill, from a long line of Princetonians, died of cancer Nov. 26, 1997. He prepared at Lakeside School, where he served over 50 years as a trustee and/or board president....

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William Allyn Wright '41

Bill died Aug. 1, 2005, after a brief illness.He was born in Floral Park, N.Y., Feb. 11, 1920. He was student body president of St. Paul's School in Garden City. At...

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William B. Wright '47

With Bill's merciful release from Alzheimer's April 28, 2004, we lost a classmate remembered and loved for his inner-directed, constant, magnetic smile, warmth,...

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William Dutton Wright '34

Bill died Feb. 17, 2002, in Tryon, N.C., a month short of his 92nd birthday. An inveterate reuner — he cochaired our 30th with Gordy Brown — he attended our 60th...

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William F. Wright '47

"Wid" Wright led a rich life, dedicated to his ministry and service to others. During World War II he served in the Coast Guard aboard troop ships, participating in the...

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William Fiske Wright '32

William F. Wright, 93, a retired advertising executive world-class golfer, died Sept. 15, 2003, at his home in Wayzata, Minn.After graduation from the Hill School...

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William P. Wright Jr. '33

HOW DO we deal with the death of Bill Wright, who died in England June 23, 1990? He was such a leading figure in the Class, not the least of his contributions being the...

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Baxter Hart Wrightson '60

Baxter died March 13, 2005.Born in Los Angeles, Baxter was raised in Darien, Conn., and graduated from The Hotchkiss School. Following college, he served as an Army...

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William Lowe Wrightson Jr. '56

Bill Wrightson died suddenly in Easton, Md., on July 10, 1999, his 65th birthday. He joined our class from St. Andrew's School.Bill left Princeton prior to graduation...

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William D. Wu '61 *79

Bill succumbed to lung cancer Dec. 18, 2007, while traveling in Shanghai, the city of his birth. Long before his death he had become an iconic figure ...

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Lester E. Wurfel '41

Les died Sept. 29, 2006. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., he came to Princeton from the Peddie School. He majored in chemistry, was a member of the crew, and...

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Prescott Pabst Wurlitzer '72

Pres Wurlitzer died Jan. 27, 2006, at his home in Fox Point, Wis., of complications from ALS.He came to Princeton from Whitefish Bay (Wis.) High School. A member of...

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Michael Stuart Wurmfeld '61 *63

We lost Mike to cancer on July 16, 2000, after a long and courageous struggle.Born and raised in NYC, he came to us from Horace Mann School. At Princeton he was a member...

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Chrystian Alden Wurmser '92

Chrys died of leukemia Feb. 3, 2006, surrounded by friends and family.Raised in Massachusetts, he graduated from Princeton magna cum laude before embarking on an...

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Walter Charles Wurster '31

Walt was born Apr. 21, 1906, and died Apr. 24, 1999, in Tustin, Calif. He was 93.After graduation, he was for a time self-employed until he joined Wheeler & Phillips Co....

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John J. Wyckoff '36

JOHN DIED Aug. 25, 1991, at 78. He was the son of John R. Wyckoff '05 and his grandfather was Class of 1877.He prepared at Lawrenceville and Horace Mann. At Princeton he...

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Marion S. Wyeth Jr. '48

Note: The following is an expanded version of a memorial published in the Feb. 8, 2012, issue of PAW. Buz Wyeth legendary editor at HarperCollins Publishers, who edited...

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Shaun Wylie *37

Shaun Wylie, a British mathematician who was critical to breaking German codes during World War II, died Oct. 22, 2009. He was 96. Wylie studied mathematics and...

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Grayson Francis Wyly *54

GRAYSON FRANCIS WYLY, plastics engineer, died after a brief illness on Oct. 22, 1992, at the age of 64. Born in Hackensack, N.J., he grew up at the Jersey Shore and...

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Donald Wyman Jr. '55

Don died suddenly Nov. 28, 2007, while gardening — an activity he enjoyed so much — at home in Glastonbury, Conn. He came to Princeton from Weston (Conn.) High School....

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Francis Clerihew Wymond Jr. '40

Frank died peacefully June 9, 2005, in Grants, N.M. He was 86.Born in Chicago, he grew up on a lemon and avocado ranch in Carpinteria, Calif., and became an Eagle Scout....

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Michael Wynd '52

Michael Wynd died June 6, 2004, of renal cell carcinoma in El Cerrito, Calif.   Mike entered Princeton from Harley School in Rochester, N.Y., majored in chemistry, and...

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Stratton Wynkoop '28

STRATTON WYNKOOP DIED Jan. 31, 1994, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., where he had lived for five years. He prepared at Albany (N.Y.) Academy. After graduating from...

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Lawrence Wynn *51

Lawrence Wynn, retired professor of English at Memphis State Univ., died of heart failure May 29, 1995. He was 79. A veteran of 31 years of the Memphis State English...

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Hugh de Neufville Wynne '39 *40

Bud, our class president since 1984, died July 4, 2007. A geology major, he joined Creole Petroleum, a subsidiary of Standard Oil of New Jersey (later Exxon) and...

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Wesley Philip Wyrick '50

Phil Wyrick died Apr. 6, 1998, in Memorial Medical Center in Savannah, Ga., after a long, valiant battle with cancer. He was 69.Phil prepared at Will Rogers H.S. in...

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Sidney Haldane Wyse '32

Sid Wyse, who lived in Laguna Hills, Calif., died Aug. 24, 1999. He was born Dec. 13, 1911 and prepared for Princeton at Hemstead H.S. [N.Y.]. He graduated with a degree...

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Donald N. Wysham '49

Don died May 23, 2007, while doing what he loved most, fly-fishing with a friend. He was 79. He prepared for Princeton at Scarsdale (N.Y.) High School. At Princeton he...

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Paul M. Wythes '55

Paul Wythes was born June 23, 1933, the youngest son of Marion and William Wythes. He prepared at Haddonfield (N.J.) High School and graduated from Princeton with a...

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