Current Issue

Mar.21, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 9

Memorials

Memorials by Class: 1950

John Francis Adams '50

John Adams died Nov. 29, 1997, at the Tucson [Ariz.] Medical Center from complications resulting from a head injury. He was 70.John prepared at the Catalina Island Boys...

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Darwin James Adams '50

JIM ADAMS died Nov. 17, 1992, at Eastern Maine Medical Center, following open heart surgery. He was a graduate of Exeter and joined the class after army service in WWII....

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Robert H. Alexander '50

Bob died Feb. 26, 2006, in Columbus, Ohio, where he lived with Frances, his wife of 52 years.Bob came to Princeton from the John Burroughs School in St. Louis. He...

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Bjorn Andreas Andersen '50

B. J. ANDERSEN DIED at his home in Acworth, Ga., Aug. 19, 1991, three years after the death of his beloved Jeane. B. J. had dated Jeane throughout college, and they were...

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Orville J. Anderson '50

Jack died July 15, 2008, in Cambridge, Mass., near his home in Needham. Jack came to Princeton from Lincoln High in Seattle. He graduated with high honors in the...

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John A. Anderson '50

John died peacefully May 2, 2011, at his home in Terrace Park, Ohio. He was born in Evanston, Ill., and graduated from nearby New Trier High Schol. At Princeton, he...

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Hale E. Andrews '50

Hale died Dec. 7, 2009, at his home in Berkley Springs, W. Va. He graduated as valedictorian from Mercersburg Academy and served a year in the Navy before entering...

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David Esden Archie '50

Dave Archie died Jan. 6, 1997, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines of a respiratory ailment. He was 71.He graduated from Shenandoah H.S. and Phillips Exeter...

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Samuel G. Armistead '50 *55

Sam, one of the world’s leading scholars of Spanish literature and language, died Aug. 7, 2013, at his California home. He grew up in the Philadelphia area and...

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Peter Forbes Campbell Armstrong '50

Pete died in Hawaii March 29, 2007. He was aptly described by a young granddaughter who told him, “Grandad, you’re four important things — you’re a father, a...

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Walter D. Armstrong Jr. '50

Described in his obituary as “one of life’s best sports,” Walt Armstrong died Sept. 12, 2010, in Kennett Square, Pa. Born in Wayne, Pa., Walt was an outstanding...

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William C. Arnold III '50

Bill died in Staten Island, N.Y., May 20, 2003. He was 79. He was born on Staten Island and graduated from Woodberry Forest School, where he captained the football...

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Bradford Alan Arthur '50

Brad Arthur died at the Underwood Hospital in Woodbury, N.J., Oct. 4, 1996. He was 69.Brad prepared for Princeton at St. Paul's School in Concord, N.H., where he was an...

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David Gordon Ashton '50

Gordon, a man of quick wit and boisterous laugh, died Jan. 31, 2013, in Manchester, Vt. He entered Princeton from Deerfield. He majored in history, was on the...

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Stuart Keith Atha Jr. '50

Stu Atha died at his home in Valley Cottage, N.Y., on May 23, 1997. He was 71.Stu prepared for Princeton at Woodbury Forest.Before matriculating at Princeton, Stu spent...

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John Baird Atwood '50

Baird Atwood died of congestive heart failure at his home in Englewood, Fla., on Jan. 25, 2000. He was 75.Baird prepared at Sewickley Academy and then attended...

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Robert B. Baird '50

Bob died Aug. 22, 2008, in Summit, N.J. Born in New York City, he was raised in Montclair, N.J., and moved to Scotch Plains in 1955, where he lived until his...

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Edward Carsten Balcke '50

Ted Balcke died Sept. 3, 1996, at his home in Centerville, Mass., after a yearlong ordeal with prostate cancer.Born in Garden City, N.Y., Tiger Ted attended Phillips...

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John W. Ballard '50

Jack, a former class president, died at home in Hightstown, N.J., Feb. 9, 2006, after a long battle with a brain tumor.Jack graduated as a four-letter man from...

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Robert F. Barnett '50

Bob died Feb. 13, 2007, in Traverse City, Mich. He was an outstanding physician and dedicated family man. Bob entered Princeton, where his father was in the Class of...

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William T. Barry III '50

Bill died Jan. 9, 2010, in Chapel Hill, N.C. He was one of our oldest classmates, born in 1923. Bill graduated from George Washington High School in Alexandria, Va.,...

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William C. Bennett Jr. '50

Bill died from cancer March 24, 2005, in suburban Washington, D.C..A Lawrenceville graduate, Bill delayed his entry into Princeton when he enlisted in the Army Air Corps...

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Charles R. Biggs '50 *51

Charlie died Nov. 2, 2012, at the Winchester (Va.) Medical Center. He was a resident of Berkeley Springs, W.Va. After graduating from Wilmington (Del.) Friends...

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David S. Bingham '50

Dave died Dec. 21, 2012, in Holyoke, Mass., after a long affliction with Alzheimer’s disease. He graduated from Westfield (N.J.) High School in 1944, and...

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Henry L. Bird '50

Hank died June 13, 2013, near his beloved Casco Bay in Maine. His life was dedicated to serving others and the pursuit of justice as exemplified by his role in the...

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William H. Booth III '50

Bill died Nov. 19, 2011, in Lafayette, La. He was born in Shreveport, La., and graduated from Culver (Ind.) Military Academy. At Princeton, he majored in politics and...

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Walter Johnson Borden '50

JACK DIED at age 61 of a heart attack while jogging Sept. 26, 1990. He came to Princeton from Trenton H.S. with six classmates, following in the footsteps of his father,...

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J. Wilson Borden Jr. '50

Bill Borden died of cancer Aug. 17, 2007, in Bryn Mawr, Pa. “He brought to all his activities a lovely sense of humor, diligence, and integrity,” said...

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James R. Brayshaw '50

Jim died in Virginia May 15, 2004. An internist, he was described as a man who loved people and as a great listener.Born in Wilmington, Del., Jim graduated from the...

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Archibald Ayres Browne '50

When Archie Browne left us Apr. 17, 1996, at the age of 68, the class lost one of its stalwarts. He waged a long gallant battle with prostate cancer, never complaining...

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S. Pearce Browning III '50

Pearce died in Norwich, Conn., Jan. 14, 2010. He graduated from Exeter. At Princeton, he majored in chemistry and active in WPRU and the Flying Club. His father...

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Carl Bean Brunner Jr. '50 *57

Carl died of a heart attack Jan. 1, 1997, at the Brunner family home in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. On Nov. 29, he had observed his 68th birthday.A native of Panama City,...

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Richard Spaight Dobbs Bryan '50

"Slim" Bryan died on Apr. 15, 2000, in Rumson, N.J. He was 72.He prepared at Pomfret, where he was in the student government, was athletic store manager, and...

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Ulysses Grant Buchanan III '50

Buck died of a heart attack on Apr. 13, 2001, aboard a French canal boat near Toulouse after completing a voyage with lifelong friends and his wife, Betsey. Born June...

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Eustace W. Buchanan '50

Pete died Feb. 9, 2009, in Beverly, Mass., of complications from prostate cancer. Pete was a devoted Princetonian and one of 11 Buchanans — including his father — who...

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James Kuhn Buechner '50

Jamie Buechner died on July 25, 1998, after a bout with cancer. He was 69.He prepared at Lawrenceville, where he participated in publishing the school newspaper. He was...

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James Benner Burns '50

Jim Burns of Falls Church, Va., an intelligence analyst with the CIA, died of lung cancer Mar. 9, 1996, at the Hospice Center of Northern Virginia. He was 69.He served...

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Harry Rushworth Burton '50

Harry died Jan. 13, 1997, at Brick Hospital in New Jersey. He was 68.A lifelong resident of New Jersey, Harry prepared at South River H.S., where he played football,...

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Julian T. Buxton Jr. '50

The mayor of Charleston described as "one of the finest people ever to live in Charleston." A friend called "a doctor who treated people, not patients."...

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Truman David Cameron Jr. '50

Dave died on Jan. 3, 2000, in Albany. He was 70.Dave prepared at Albany Academy, where he was in the Gates Literary Society, the Glee Club, and graduated cum laude.At...

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Nicholas Canaday Jr. '50

Nick died July 4, 2003, after a full life in academia and social action.At Princeton, Nick majored in English, was on The Tiger editorial board, won the Class of 1922...

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John Capsis '50

John Capsis, a wellknown resident of Westport, Conn., since 1958, died Nov. 26, 1997, after major heart surgery. He was 72.A native of Detroit, John entered the Army in...

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E. Norman Carlson Jr. '50

Norm died May 14, 2005, in his hometown of Webster Groves, Mo.A series of illnesses deprived him of fulfilling his promising potential, but at our 50th, Norm concluded...

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Mel C. Carney '50

Mel died of heart failure in California on Dec. 8, 2001. He grew up on Chicago's North Shore, coming to Princeton from New Trier.Mel served on the freshman governing...

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Philip K. Carson '50

Phil died Dec. 9, 2005, while under hospice care in Pinellas Park, Fla.Born in Cincinnati, and a graduate of its Walnut Hills High School, Phil majored in modern...

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Paul Charles Castellanos Jr. '50

Paul died on Apr. 3, 2000, at Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center in Plainfield, N.J. He was 71.He prepared for Princeton at Plainfield H.S. and then Lawrenceville, where...

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Dean W. Chace '50

Dean died Oct. 20, 2011, at his Princeton home after a lengthy illness. Prior to Princeton, he served in the Navy. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in...

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Lawrence Washington Chisolm '50

Larry Chisolm died Apr. 29, 1998, at his home in Buffalo, N.Y., after a long bout with cancer. He was 69.Larry prepared at St. Mark's, where he was yearbook editor, in...

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William A. Christison '50

Bill died peacefully in Santa Fe, N.M., June 13, 2010, after a brief illness. A Boston native, Bill came to Princeton from Andover. He was a member of Terrace Club. In...

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William Van Moore Cleve '50

Bill died in his hometown, St. Louis, Feb. 28, 2003, of complications from chronic heart disease. Coming from Andover, he majored in economics, then entered Washington...

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Robert C. Clothier Jr. '50

Bob died with his three children at his side Oct. 21, 2003.He was born in Bryn Mawr, Pa. His father, Robert 1908, was president of Rutgers from 1932-51. Not...

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Howard Cohen '50

Howie died Oct. 2, 2008, at his Maryland home of complications from the neuro- muscular disease myasthenia gravis. He was raised in the Windsor Hills area of...

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Donald J. Cohn '50

Don died suddenly Aug. 13, 2013, at his Long Island, N.Y., home. Don was a native New Yorker who was an all-around student and athlete at Columbia Prep. Though he...

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Sidney Raymond Collins '50

SID COLLINS died on Sept. 19, 1989, of a heart attack at his vacation home in Bethany Beach, Del., only two months after retiring at age 62.Sid entered Princeton in 1946...

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Rogg Collins '50

Rogg died from prostate cancer May 17, 2008, at his Los Angeles home. He was a man who delighted people of all ages with his quick wit and sense of humor. He was born...

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John S. Cook '50 *55

John died of heart failure Jan. 23, 2011, in Falmouth, Mass. He graduated from St. Andrew’s School, where later he was a trustee for many years. John served in the...

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John L. Cornog Jr. '50

John died July 26, 2008, in Connecticut of complications from his long fight with Parkinson’s disease. He spent his formative years in Swarthmore, Pa., and was an...

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William M. Corrigan '50

BILL DIED Sept 20, 1991, at his home in High Point, N.C., after a heroic fivemonth bout with cancer. He was 64. He came to Princeton in 1946, part of a contingent of ten...

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Robert Charles Corson '50

Bob Corson died of a stroke on Oct. 9, 1999. He was 75.After preparing for Princeton at Bigfork H.S. in Montana, where he was on the debating team and participated in...

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Frank A. Cosgrove '50

FRANK COSGROVE DIED of cancer in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Mar. 6, 1992, at the age of 67. Due to a mild form of tuberculosis, which he contracted at Exeter, Frank returned...

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William Samuel Costen '50

Bill died of a heart attack on Jan. 13, 2001, at his home in Chesterfield, Mo. A native of St. Louis, he entered Princeton from the John Burroughs School and returned to...

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Malcolm D. Crawford '50

Mac died May 26, 2007. Born in New Jersey, he came to Princeton from The Hill School. At Princeton, Mac played rugby for three years, captaining the team his junior and...

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John Orr Crites '50

Jack died March 15, 2007. Born in Kansas City, Mo., he came to Princeton from Millburn (N.J.) High School. He played varsity football and was a member of Dial Lodge....

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George Wyckoff Cummins '50

George Cummins died Aug. 14, 1998, of a heart attack, while visiting Prince Edward Island in Canada. He was 72.A 1944 graduate of the Hill School, where he captained the...

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Allen McGill Daley '50

Allen died peacefully June 1, 2009, in Walnut Creek, Calif. A longtime resident of Greenville, Del., he moved to California to be near his family following the 2008...

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Robert Falzer Danziger '50

Bob Danziger died June 24, 1998, at his home in Flemington, N.J., of leukemia. He was 70.Bob prepared for Princeton at the Pingry School, from which he graduated cum...

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James Hornor Davis III '50

Jim died Mar. 4, 2004, in his native West Virginia.A Tower Club member, Jim graduated with honors from the Woodrow Wilson School. He earned a law degree from U. Va. in...

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John E. Dawson '50

"Bull" Dawson died on Mar. 23, 1989, at the age of 61. He was known to his Princeton friends as "Bull" (or "Bulldog") because of his tenacious feelings about what he...

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Donald C. de la Chapelle '50

Don, a man of strong faith and love of family, died of Alzheimer’s disease June 21, 2013. Don was born in New York City and graduated from Horace Mann School. At...

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John A. Deery '50

John died of prostate cancer Dec. 1, 2005, at his home in Mattapoisett, Mass.Born in Salem, Mass., John graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy. At Princeton, he majored...

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Douglas Delanoy Jr. '50

Doug died Sept. 26, 2011, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He entered Princeton, where his father was in the Class of 1917, from The Hill School. He participated in track his...

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Thomas R. Dew '50

Tom died his Chadds Ford, Pa., home on July 6, 2002. His life was filled with community contributions.Tom graduated from Westtown (Pa.) School, majored in sociology...

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Louis F. DiPaolo '50

Lou died on June 4, 2013, in a Connecticut hospice after a gallant two-year fight against myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Born in Englewood, N.J., Lou accelerated his...

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Peter C. Dodd '50

Peter spent his life encouraging understanding between Muslim cultures and the West. He died Nov. 25, 2010, in Victoria, British Columbia. He graduated from South Kent...

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James C. Doty '50

Jim died July 14, 2010, in Oswego, N.Y. At Princeton he was a member of Court Club, the freshman crew, WPRU, and Whig-Clio. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in...

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Fred Wendell Doyle '50

Fred died of brain cancer on Feb. 15, 2000. He was 72.While at Princeton, he was a member of Tower Club, Theatre Intime, and Orange Key and participated in freshman crew...

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Martin H. Dubilier '50

SADLY, LUNG CANCER claimed our brilliant classmate, Marty Dubilier, on Sept. 4, 1991, just four days after his 65th birthday. At his death he was chairman of the New...

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John J. Dulhagen '50

John died in Passaic, N.J., March 2, 2008. He graduated from Montclair Academy and flew in the Naval Air Force. He qualified for an associate of arts degree at...

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Robert Ryckman Dunn '50

Bob Dunn died as the result of a fall at his home in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Mar. 5, 1999, less than a month before his 70th birthday.Bob prepared for Princeton at...

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Thomas C. Dunn '50

Tom died March 25, 2008, at his home in Winston-Salem, N.C., after a long struggle with stomach cancer. He was born in Hong Kong and raised in Shanghai. In 1947 at age...

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Paul Van C. Dyke '50

Paul C. Van Dyke died Dec. 31, 1998, in Groton, Conn., after a series of disabling strokes.He prepared at Hotchkiss School, where he earned all-New England honors in...

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Douglas M. Dyne '50

Doug, a longtime resident of Tuxedo Park, N.Y., died June 7, 2010. He graduated from Mercersburg Academy, having previously attended Ridgewood (N.J.) High School....

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Joseph C. Edens Jr. '50

Joe died June 3, 2013, in Virginia. He grew up in Baltimore, where he graduated from Gilman School. He pitched on the baseball team throughout his Princeton years and...

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William S. Edwards '50

After a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis, Bill died at his Charlottesville, Va., home on Nov. 28, 2000.He prepared for Princeton at St. Paul's School. Bill was a...

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J. Rodney Edwards '50

Rod died May 5, 2009, at his Bay Head, N.J., home. Rod had a deep commitment to Princeton and a passion for sailing. Fittingly for our former class president and past...

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Robert E. Elberson '50

Bob died peacefully Feb. 26, 2013, at his home in Charlotte, N.C. Coming to Princeton from Choate, Bob sang in the Glee Club and was a member of Terrace. He graduated...

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John A. Faill '50

John died in Florida Sept. 19, 2005.John was born and raised in Niagara Falls, N.Y., and graduated from Ridley School in St. Catherine, Ontario. Transferring to...

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Ernani C. Falcone '50

"Nani" died of a stroke on May 13, 2002, in San Antonio, Tex., his home since he retired in 1989, after 33 years of teaching social sciences at Swarthmore and Upper...

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Joseph C. Finnigan '50

Joe died Aug. 14, 2012, in the Washington, D.C., area. He graduated from Middletown Township (N.J.) High School, joined the Navy in 1943, and entered fighter-pilot...

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S. Timothy Fiske '50

Tim died of cancer in Wisconsin July 24, 2005. He was described as a man with a kind and gentle heart.He came from the Blake School in Minneapolis to Princeton, where he...

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Edwin H. Folk III '50

Ed died of emphysema on July 3, 2010, in Newtown, Pa. Born in Atlanta, he graduated from Boys’ High School there. As a teenager, he played the viola and continued with...

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George Hosack Follansbee '50

George Follansbee died Apr. 11, 1997, at his home in Pittsburgh, Pa., after a bout with lung cancer. He was 71.George prepared at Pittsburgh's Shady Side Academy, where...

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John Holmes Foster '50

John Foster died Mar. 8, 1999, at Virginia Beach General Hospital. He was 72.John prepared at Exeter, but prior to matriculating he spent two years in the Navy. At...

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Everett Frank Jr. '50

Ev died of a heart attack in Bryn Mawr, Pa., on Nov. 17, 2001.He graduated from Hotchkiss School and served two years as a Navy radar operator. At Princeton, he was a...

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John S. Frey '50

Jack died April 12, 2011, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease. He grew up in Corning, N.Y., in a family of 10 children. After spending...

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William Kenneth Frizzell '50

Ken Frizzell died of a massive heart attack at his home in Santa Barbara on Mar. 20, 2000. He was 71.Ken prepared in the Knox City, Tex., school system and spent his...

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Appleton Fryer '50

Appleton Fryer, better known as “Tony,” died June 25, 2013, in Buffalo after a brief illness. As one of his sons wrote, “Tony was a proud Princetonian who gave ...

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John Tower Funkhouser '50

John Funkhouser died in Los Angeles, Calif., Nov. 1, 1996, following a long struggle with emphysema caused by an inherited enzyme deficiency.John came to Princeton from...

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Alec M. Gallup '50

Alec died of a heart ailment June 22, 2009, at his home in Princeton. He was born in Iowa City and came to Princeton from Deerfield. He studied history and belonged...

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Richard B. Gamble '50

Dick, a pioneer in family planning and reproductive health and a descendant of a Procter & Gamble co-founder, died of cancer in Boston Oct. 6, 2009. A Milton Academy...

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Richard Gordon Garnett '50

Dick Garnett died Mar. 5, 1996, at his home in Fairway, Kans. He was 67.He came to Princeton from Pembroke Country Day School in Kansas City, Mo., where he had been...

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Carleton Bartlett Gibson '50

Gib died Apr. 8, 1998, at Candler Hospital in Savannah, Ga. He was 69.Gib prepared at St. Paul's School [L.I.]. At Princeton he was with the Daily Princetonian and...

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Thomas Read Gleason '50

Tom Gleason died June 22, 1998, at home in his sleep after an illness of several months. He was 73.Tom prepared at Hoffman H.S. in South Amboy, N.J., where he was class...

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Addison S. Goble III '50

Ad died March 18, 2009. He was born in Union, N.J., and graduated from Union Hill (N.J.) High School. From 1944 to 1945, he attended Princeton and North Carolina State...

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Daniel Golden '50

Dan died June 14, 2013, at a retirement home in Dedham, Mass., from complications of pneumonia. Throughout his life, Dan maintained his ties with Princeton and ...

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Herbert A. Goldsmith Jr. '50

Herb was born in Los Angeles and graduated from Andover. At Princeton, he majored in politics, played freshman golf, and was involved with The Daily Princetonian and...

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Joseph W. Gordon '50

Joe, our vice president from 2000 to 2005 and 55th reunion co-chairman, died Sept. 10, 2005, after a long struggle with diabetes in a hospital near his Cos Cob, Conn.,...

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John Mosby Grant '50

Jack Grant died at his home in St. Louis on Apr. 1, 1997, after a bout with cancer. He 70.After serving in the Navy from 1945-46, Jack came to Princeton, where he...

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Fred H. Gregory '50

Fred died March 29, 2009, at his home in Bloomington, Ind. He practiced law for more than half a century but he may be remembered as much for his kindness as for his...

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Barker Gummere Jr. '50

Barker died suddenly Sept. 21, 2009, at his home in Newtown, Pa. Born in Trenton, he attended Trenton High School. He graduated from Princeton with a bachelor’s...

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John S. Hager '50

John died July 18, 2013, in his native Owensboro, Ky., after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. John was respected as attorney, journalist, philanthropist,...

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Henry I. Hall '50

died of leukemia on Cape Cod Oct. 29, 2005. He was a person with a great outlook on life and was fun to be with. We will sorely miss him.Though born in Paris,...

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Stephen M. Halliday '50

Steve died Feb. 26, 2012, after a lengthy illness. He graduated from Columbus (Ohio) Academy in 1945 and served in the Navy before entering Princeton, where his father...

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Chalmers Handy '50

CHALMERS HANDY died Jan. 24, 1994, at age 65. Born in N.Y.C., he was the son of the late Truman and Charlotte (Chalmers) Handy. His father graduated from Princeton in...

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George Archer Harkins '50

GEORGE HARKINS died of lung cancer July 5, 1993, one week before his 66th birthday. A retired pediatric surgeon, George had returned to Norfolk from NYC several years...

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Harris Hart II '50

Harris died on Nov. 28, 2001, in Tazewell, Va. He was born in Richmond, Va., attended local schools, and entered Princeton from St. Christopher's. He majored in history...

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Francis Stephen Hartley '50

Frank Hartley died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Winfield, Ill., on Mar. 4, 1999. He was 76.At Boston Public Latin School, where Frank prepared for Princeton,...

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Edward J. Hawkins '50

Ed, a devoted family man, died Jan. 15, 2010, in Charlottesville, Va., after a long illness. He graduated from Andover and served in the Army from 1945 to 1947. At...

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Eric Ferdinand Heckett '50

ERIC FERDINAND DIED Nov. 2, 1991, after a short battle with cancer, at his home in Bermuda. He had retired there several years previously, after living in Europe for...

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Alfred Grebe Hemmerich '50

Al Hemmerich died Aug. 23, 1997, on the way to the Reading [Pa.] Hospital. He was 68.Al prepared at Mercersburg, where he was president of the senate. At Princeton he...

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J. Reid Heuer '50

Reid died June 15 , 2009, in Blacksburg, Va. He grew up in Rye, N.Y., and graduated from Deerfield. At Princeton, he was a member of the Pre-Law Society and Cottage...

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Laurance Bradley Higbie '50

Larry Higbie died of a heart attack Aug. 4, 1997, while hiking with his wife, Susan, in Aspen, Colo. He was 69.Larry prepared for Princeton at Phillips Andover Academy,...

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Michael H. Hirschberg '50

Mike died Sept. 4, 2005, in Sarasota, Fla.A cum laude graduate of St. Paul's School, he majored in politics at Princeton and belonged to Charter Club. Mike, a retired...

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Richard C. Hollyday Jr. '50

Dick died Nov. 5, 2003, from complications of ALS.He graduated in 1945 from St. Paul's School in Concord, N.H., then served two years in the Army. His daughter, Anne,...

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Edward Douglas Holyoke '50

Doug died Sept. 29, 2008, in his Sandy Creek, N.Y., home. He majored in biology, was on the Undergraduate Music Council, belonged to Court, and was elected to Phi...

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Joseph H. Hooper Jr. '50

Joe Hooper was a surgeon who is remembered by colleagues and patients for his compassion and his skill with a scalpel. He died of heart failure Oct. 24, 2010, at...

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David Luke Hopkins Jr. '50

Luke Hopkins died in Cockeysville, Md., May 23, 2012, from heart failure. He attended Gilman School in Baltimore, then St. Paul’s in New Hampshire. At Princeton, where...

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Edward H. House '50

Ed succumbed to recurrent cancer Feb. 13, 2011, in Trenton, N.J., where he was born and lived most of his life. He entered Princeton from Trenton Central High School,...

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Thomas Henderson Russell Howarth '50

THE CLASS suffered a major loss when Tom Howarth died in his sleep at home in Fairhaven, N.J. on March 25, 1989, at the age of 61. Vigorous to the end, he had just...

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Samuel Coombe Howell '50

When Sam died of a brain tumor Feb. 19, 1997, our class, and Princeton, lost one of its most loyal supporters.Sam prepared at the Taft School. At Princeton, where his...

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Arthur Humphreys '50

Art died of heart failure Feb. 3, 2007, at his home in California. Art graduated from Manlius Military Academy. At Princeton he was a member of Key and...

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Constantine Hutchins Jr. '50

Tony Hutchins died Mar. 17, 1997, at his home in Needham, Mass., after a gallant battle with cancer. A graduate of Groton School, Tony majored in English and showed his...

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David M. Bodine III '50

Dave (whom we also knew as "Bo") died Dec. 25, 2007, after suffering internal bleeding in the brain. He had suffered a stroke in October 2006. He was an avid sports...

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Willis W. Ingersoll '50

Bill died Oct. 9, 2009, in Arizona. He was born in the Bronx. After graduating from North Plainfield (N.J.) High School, he served in the Navy Air Corps from 1944 to...

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Paul M. Ingersoll '50

Paul died of respiratory failure Jan. 2, 2012, in Philadelphia. He graduated from St. Paul’s. At Princeton, where his father was in the Class of ’22, he played freshman...

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William L. Johnson '50

Bill died Feb. 12, 2010, in Easton, Md. He graduated from Horace Mann School in New York City. At Princeton he swam varsity, managed The Daily Princetonian office, and...

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Stanley E. Johnson '50

A clergyman and member of Princeton’s half-century all-time track team, Stan died June 19, 2013, of complications from cancer. At Princeton, his slight frame (105...

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Donald J. Jones '50

Donald died of cancer in Boca Raton, Fla., Feb. 5, 2004.Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., he came to Princeton with a large contingent from Mercersburg Academy. At Mercersburg,...

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Edward Sprague Jones '50

Ed Jones died Dec. 4, 1996, in New York, N.Y., of throat cancer. He was 68. He was a resident of Oyster Bay, N.Y., where he had lived most of his life.Ed prepared at...

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MADISON M. MYERS JR. '50 *52

“Mad” died July 17, 2007, at his home in Muskegon, Mich. After World War II Army service, he entered Princeton and accelerated to earn an undergraduate degree from the...

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Rowland E. Roberts Jr. '50

Rowly died Jan. 1, 2008, in Wilmington, Del. Rowly, son of Rowland E. Roberts '28, was born and raised in Bryn Mawr, Pa. He graduated from the Episcopal Academy. At...

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Frank K. Ewing Jr. '50

Frank died at his North Carolina residence Sept. 1, 2004. He was an Exeter graduate. At Princeton he was commissioned in the ROTC, joined Cannon Club, and received his...

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Allen Richard Bray Jr. '50

Dick died peacefully May 12, 2007, in his Mendham, N.J., home. He had been in failing health. After graduating from New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill., in 1943, he...

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Stephen J. Kearney '50

Steve died Jan. 7, 2005, at his home in Naples, N.Y., after battling brain cancer for several months.After graduating from Worcester Academy, he enlisted in the Navy and...

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Mortimer Demott Kelly '50

Mort died Nov. 17, 1986, in the Veterans Hospital in Lyons, N.J., after a long period of declining health. He prepared for Princeton at Exeter, where he was a half-miler...

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W. Boulton Kelly Jr. '50

“Bo” died Aug. 1, 2012, in Towson, Md. His early schooling was at Gilman in Baltimore and at Hotchkiss. At Princeton, where his father was in the Class of 1919, he...

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John Richard Kenyon '50

JACK KENYON died Dec. 20, 1992, of cancer in St. Petersburg, Fla., at the age of 70. A retired army lieutenant colonel who fought in WWII and the Korean War, and who...

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Frank D. Kineke '50

Frank died of heart failure in Hyannis, Mass., on April 15, 2002. He was 75. He was born in Irvington, N.J., and graduated from Columbia HS in Maplewood, N.J.Frank was a...

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Charles A. King '50

Charlie died from abdominal cancer June 26, 2005, in Hartford (Conn.) Hospital.He graduated from Andover Academy in 1945, then served in the Navy. At Princeton, he...

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Morris E. Kinnan Jr. '50

"Mo" Kinnan died of lymphona June 25, 1995, in Princeton Hospital after a courageous battle. graduated from Lawrenceville during WW II and served in Europe in Army....

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Charles F. Knights '50

Charlie Knights died in Portland, Ore., Feb. 23, 2013, after a brave battle with multiple health issues. Born in Newark, N.J., Charlie graduated from Chatham (N.J.)...

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John Fielder Knowles '50

Jack died July 31, 2003. He had been deeply interested in the schools in Mount Vernon and Fairfax County, Va., where he lived for many years. He died of heart failure...

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Philip B. Kunhardt Jr. '50

Phil, a well-known writer and producer of documentaries, died March 21, 2006, at his home in Chappaqua, N.Y.Phil came to Princeton from Groton. He belonged to Cottage...

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Raymond A. Last '50

Belatedly, we learned that Ray died Oct. 12, 1996. Born in Brooklyn, he graduated from the Peddie School, where he was captain of the football team and student-body...

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John B. Lawson '50

John died July 10, 2006, in Washington, D.C., from a noncancerous lung infection. He was a literary editor of The Nassau Lit, and was a member of Whig-Clio and Key and...

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Jung Kong Lee '50

JUNG KONG LEE died at the age of 65 in Kansas City, Mo. on Jan. 31, 1990, following a lengthy illness.J.K. was born in Hong Kong and served in the Chinese Army during...

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Eugene S. Leggett II '50

Gene died June 8, 2012, in Warrenton, Va., of congestive heart failure. After graduating from Culver Military Academy, he joined the Army and was in numerous South...

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Arthur Daniel Leidheiser '50

Art Leidheiser died of lymphoma on Aug. 19, 1998. He was 71.Art prepared for Princeton at Bogata H.S., in Maywood, N.J., where he played in the school orchestra and the...

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John E. Lincoln '50

John died of heart failure Aug. 1, 2009, in Hanover, N.H. He graduated from Deerfield. After two years as an Army sergeant he entered Princeton, where he belonged to...

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James D. Lindsay '50

Jim died Jan. 14, 2009, in New York City. He graduated from the Nichols School in his hometown of Buffalo, N.Y. After serving in the Navy from 1944 to...

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John S. Lionberger Jr. '50

John died Jan. 30, 2006, in St. Louis, a few days after his 79th birthday.Wanting to serve his country, John accelerated through high school so he could graduate early...

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Maxwell Walthour Lippitt Jr. '50

Max Lippitt died June 6, 1998, at his home in Panama City Beach, Fla., of cancer. He was 70.After preparing at Culver, Max majored in chemistry at Princeton and was a...

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James H. Lipscomb III '50

Jimmy died in Florida April 30, 2004.A native of Florida and a graduate of Woodberry Forest School, Jimmy belonged to Cannon Club and majored in economics at Princeton....

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Alexander S. Loeb '50

Al died of leukemia May 28, 2005, the day after his 77th birthday. He was a kind, gentle, and positive man, a human being of unusual charm and good cheer.He came to...

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Gordon M. Loos '50

Gordon died Feb. 3, 2006, in Haverford, Pa., of complications from liver disease.Gordon was born in Nanjing, China, but grew up in Princeton. He served a year in the...

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Jon B. Lovelace '50

Jon, an early leader in the mutual-fund industry, died Nov. 16, 2011, at his Santa Barbara, Calif., home. He was a Hotchkiss graduate and a Navy reservist from 1945 to...

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Benjamin E. Lum '50

Ben died at the Medical College of Virginia, Nov. 5, 2002.A lifelong resident of Petersburg, Va., he graduated from high school there. Ben served in the Navy from 1943...

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William Harrison Luyties Jr. '50

William "Sandy" Luyties died of lung cancer at his home in Ross, Calif., Oct. 14, 1996. He was 69.Born in St. Louis, Sandy prepared at the Hill School, where he...

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James B. MacWhinney Jr. '50

Jim was described as an “old-time doc who made house calls day and night.” He died Jan. 11, 2013, after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease. Jim grew up in...

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Floyd Beachley Main '50

After a brief struggle with cancer, "Beach" died peacefully on July 29, 2001, at his home in Fullerton, Calif.Born in Frederick, Md., Beach entered Princeton from the...

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Peter Manigault '50

Peter died June 14, 2004, at his Charleston, S.C., home.A graduate of Episcopal High School in Virginia, Peter earned high honors in history at Princeton and studied at...

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William Edward Maritz '50

Bill died Feb. 26, 2001, after battling a recurrence of prostate cancer.Bill entered Princeton from John Burroughs School in his hometown of St. Louis. He majored in...

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Ronald L. Marsching '50

Ron died at his home in Woodbury, Conn., on Feb. 7, 2001. Born Mar. 30,1927, in NYC the son of Robert '08, Ron served in the Merchant Marine before coming to Princeton....

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Jamieson Matthias '50

Jamie died Nov. 8, 2010, of natural causes in southern California. He was described by a fellow Princetonian and friend of 25 years as “a quiet and gentle guy with a...

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A. John May Jr. '50

Jack died March 23, 2008, of heart failure at his second home in Florida. Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell described Jack as “the epitome of what you think of as a business...

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Donald Reid Maynard '50

DON DIED FEB. 16, 1992, at the Univ. of Virginia Hospital, complications subsequent to an accidental fall in his new home in Charlottesville. He relocated there...

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Louis N. McCarter III '50

Lou died July 26, 2011. He entered Princeton from the Haverford (Pa.) School. A basic engineering major, he participated in soccer and fencing, was a WPRU staff...

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Allan Murdock Mccaskill '50 *52

Following emergency surgery, Allan died on June 27, 2001. He was born in NYC and graduated from Western [DC] High School. At Princeton he earned a BSE and MSE in...

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Donald Mcclave '50

Donald "Butch" McClave died Jan. 1, 1996, in Stuart, Fla., of prostate cancer. He was 70.Butch grew up in Greenwich, Conn., where he attended Greenwich Country Day...

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James C. McClave '50

Jim died Nov. 30, 2011, at his home in Stuart, Fla. He graduated from Cliffside Park (N.J.) High School and was a Navy officer during World War II. He transferred to...

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William I. McCloskey '50

Bill died of cardiac arrest June 6, 2012, in West Palm Beach, Fla. He grew up in Overbrook, Pa., and graduated from the Canterbury School in Connecticut. At Princeton...

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Duncan McCulloch III '50

Duncan died of lung cancer Jan. 20, 2009, at his home in Hanover, Pa. Duncan graduated from St. Andrew’s School in Delaware in 1944. He then enlisted in the Navy and...

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Joseph M. McDonough '50

Joe died Oct. 22, 2010, in Palo Alto, Calif., after a full life in academia and social activism. During World War II he served for three years in the...

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Ralph R. McGill '50

Ralph, a longtime resident of Darien, Conn., died Feb. 12, 2009. He was born in New York City and served as a quartermaster in the Navy from 1944 to 1946. At Princeton,...

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James Henry Mcgraw III '50

Jim died of a heart attack in Hobe Sound, Fla., Feb. 12, 2003, two days before his 75th birthday.Coming from Deerfield, Jim majored in chemistry, was on the Nassau Lit...

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Robert McKay '50

Bob died June 26, 2006, in Norwalk (Conn.) Hospital after a long illness. He was 81. Bob left Loomis School at 18 to join the Air Corps and piloted B-17s on combat...

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John A. McKenna '50

Jack died suddenly Jan. 7, 2013, in Stuart, Fla. He lived most of his life in Fairfield, Conn. He came to Princeton from Westbury (N.Y.) High School. He was an end on...

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Walker Mckinney '50

Walker died of acute leukemia on Aug. 20, 2000.A graduate of the Hill School, Walker majored in economics and was in the NROTC program. He and his roommates, Bill Apgar,...

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Walker Mckinney '50

Walker McKinney died of acute leukemia on Aug. 20, 2000.A graduate of the Hill School, Walker majored in economics and was in the NROTC program. He and roommates Bill...

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Ronald W. Mckirdy '50

Ron died Sept. 12, 2005. He was in poor health at our 55th and was visiting a daughter in New York when he died.Ron was a member of Elm Club and majored in public...

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David F. McLain '50

Dave, a lifetime jurist, died April 13, 2013, at his residence in Warren, Ohio. A Philips Andover graduate, Dave majored in politics and belonged to Cannon. After...

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Thomas G. Mclellan Jr. '50

Tom died at his home in Connellsville, Pa., Apr. 2, 1996. Despite the physical limitations of heart and lung ailments during the last two years of his life, Tom...

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Harrison McMichael '50

“Mac” died Nov. 20, 2011. Born in Philadelphia, Mac came to Princeton from Lawrenceville. At Princeton, he was a member of Terrace and graduated with honors in biology....

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Samuel L. Mcsorley III '50

Sam died on Sept. 27, 2001, in Chestertown, Md. Sam was a true gentleman, kind and generous, who was everyone's best friend.Prior to coming to Princeton, he attended...

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Albert Ross Meeker Jr. '50

Pete Meeker died in Vermont on Apr. 25, 1995. Pete came to us after serving in the Army during 194346. He graduated from Millburn [N.J.] H.S., where he was active in the...

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Edward N. Meldahl '50

“Ted” Meldahl died peacefully Nov. 11, 2011, in North Carolina. After graduating from Choate, he studied in the Navy V-12 program at Notre Dame and at the Navy Oriental...

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Samuel Van Willis Meter Jr. '50

Sam Van Meter died on May 3, 1999. He was 73.He came to us after graduating from St. Andrews, where he was a member of the student government and participated in...

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Donald G. Miller '50

Don died July 7, 2005, at his home in Greensboro, N.C.Born in Waterloo, Iowa, Don graduated from high school there, and served in the Air Force from 1943 to 1946. At...

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Philip S. Minor '50

PHILIP DIED Apr. 9, 1991, of prostate cancer, at his brother's home in Pennington, NJ. He was 63 Phil joined the Class after a year with the Air Force, majored in...

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John H. Moor III '50

Jack, one of our World War II veterans, died May 1, 2004, at his Manasquan, N.J., home. He was 80.He was born and raised in Ocean [N.J.] Township, graduated from Asbury...

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Norman C. Moore '50

Norm died Jan. 16, 2002, at home in Philadelphia. Coming to Princeton from Penn Charter School, he was all-Ivy guard on three successive Big Three Championship football...

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Robert Hemphill Morrow Jr. '50

Bob Morrow died of lung cancer on Oct. 16, 1997, at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia. He was 72.Bob prepared at William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia where...

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W. Reilly Nail Jr. '50

Reilly died July 23, 2006, in Abilene, Texas. Born in Albany, Texas, Reilly graduated from New Mexico Military Institute and served two years in the Navy. At Princeton...

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Charles Lea Neely Jr. '50

died of cancer Aug. 22, 2000, at his home in Memphis.He came to Princeton from the Baylor School in Chattanooga. A biology major and member of Tower Club,...

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Henry Alan Neil Jr. '50

Henry Alan "Hank" Neil Jr., longtime staff director of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, died Dec. 31,...

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Norbert N. Nelson '50

NORB DIED Dec. 10, 1993, in N.Y.C., after a long and courageous battle with melanoma. At Princeton, Norb was in STIA. He was a member of Terrace Club. During WWII, Norb...

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Alfred Nicholson Jr. '50

Al died July 18, 2009, in Bridgeton, N.J. A friend described him as “a man of integrity and simplicity.” Al was born in Paris of American parents, grew up in the...

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Eugene R. Nobles '50

Gene died Dec. 22, 2008. A surgeon of exceptional ability, he was respected as a man of character and good humor who tenaciously pursued excellence. Raised in...

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BRYANT Northcutt '50

Buck suffered a cerebral hemorrhage at his Fairfield, Conn., home, and died at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport, on July 7, 2002.Coming from the Staten Island...

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Hugh Calverley Noyes '50

Hugh died of a heart attack on Jan. 3, 2000, while working on an aviary at his beloved Rare Breeds and Waterfowl Park on the Isle of Wight, England. He was 71.At...

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George L. Ohrstrom Jr. '50

George died of pneumonia Oct. 6, 2005, at his home in The Plains, Va.He graduated from St. Paul's and was recognized as a major benefactor of the school when a new...

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Nicolas A. Oreamuno '50

Nick, whose father had once been vice president of Costa Rica, died Feb. 1, 2011, in that country. He came to Princeton from Liceo de Costa Rica and the Hun School....

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Elizabeth Gibby Osborne '50

Lib/Liz/E. J. died Jan. 20, 2004. She was a six-year cancer survivor, and her host of friends marveled at her positive spirit and energy.A 1952 graduate of Goucher...

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Howard David Pancoast III '50

Dave died peacefully at his Virginia home Aug. 17, 2002. He was described as gentleman who lived life fully, and was known for his love of history, nature, geography,...

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David Megaw Park '50

Dave Park died on June 3, 2001 in Charleston, S.C., after a long struggle with Parkinson's disease.Dave came to Princeton from the Haverford School. He was a member of...

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Joseph H. Parsons Jr. '50

Joe died Feb. 11, 2007, in Doylestown, Pa. Joe was born in New York City and graduated from Hotchkiss before attending Princeton, where his father was in the Class of...

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Robert K. Pearce '50

Bob died Aug. 1, 2008. Bob graduated from Glen Ridge (N.J.) High School. At Princeton, he was in Theatre Intime and majored in history. For the next 10 years after...

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Stephen Clark Peaslee '50

Steve Peaslee was born in West Hartford, Conn., and prepared for Princeton at Kingswood.At Princeton, Steve majored in politics and graduated with honors. He also played...

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Harry R. Perley Jr. '50

Bob died Jan. 26, 2009, in Westfield, N.J. He was born in New York City and graduated from Roosevelt High School in Yonkers, N.Y. At Princeton, where his father was in...

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Leroy Edwin Perper '50

Roy Perper died July 1, 1998, of a heart attack, at his home in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pa. He was 69.Roy came to Princeton from Central H.S. in Philadelphia where...

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Hugh S. Pershing '50

Hugh was a physician who was devoted to his practice as a country doctor and to his family. He died Sept. 2, 2010, in Hingham, Mass. Hugh was a graduate...

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William Henry Petring Jr. '50

Bill died Sept. 30, 2003, of complications from a broken hip.Bill entered after graduating from John Burroughs School in his hometown of St. Louis. At...

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Theodore D. Peyser Jr. '50

Ted died of cancer April 13, 2012, at his home in Bethesda, Md. Born in Washington, D.C., he attended the Sidwell Friends School. At Princeton, he graduated with honors...

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Stephen M. Piga '50

Steve died Sept. 25, 2011, in Oakland, N.J. Though born in Brooklyn, he lived most of his life in New Jersey, where he graduated from St. Peter’s Preparatory School. At...

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DEBOORNE PIGGOT '50

“Buzz” Piggot died of cancer May 7, 2007, in Washington, D.C.. Buzz graduated from Woodberry Forest School. At Princeton, he was a member of Campus Club and a four-year...

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Bertram H. Pittis '50

Bert died Sept. 2, 2011, in Madison, N.J. Bert was one of our class veterans, serving in the Army Corps of Engineers during World War II. A graduate of Lawrenceville,...

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Stanley B. Pleninger '50

Stan died Aug. 29, 2009, in Anchorage, Alaska. Descended from old frontier stock, his ancestor, Ebenezer Babson, was an early settler of Cape Ann, Mass. More recently,...

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Curtis Wellington Poole '50

CURT POOLE died Dec. 30, 1991, from the effects of Parkinson's disease. Despite his long illness, Curt never lost his grace and dignity, nor his wonderful sense of...

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Edward K. Poor III '50

Ted died at his home in Winnetka, Ill., of lung cancer, Nov. 6, 2002.Ted came to Princeton from Walnut Hills HS in his hometown of Cincinnati, where his family had lived...

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David A. Poor '50

Dave died from brain cancer June 11, 2008. He graduated from Lawrenceville. We remember Dave well as an outstanding wrestler at Princeton: 128-pound Eastern champion in...

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Steven L. Post '50

Steve died in St. Louis April 6, 2011. One of his former students described him as “a true gentleman, scholar, and exquisite clinician.” Coming to Princeton from...

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Bradlee V.B. Postell '50

Brad died of Alzheimer’s disease July 26, 2011, in Vero Beach, Fla. He defined himself as a person of uncomplicated faith and with a glass-is-half-full attitude. A...

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John M. Powers Jr. '50

Jack died Jan. 14, 1996, at his home in Radnor, Penn., after a valiant battle with cancer. He would have been pleased by the headline and emphasis of his Philadelphia...

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Richard J. Prentiss Jr. '50

Dick died Feb. 2, 2010, in Alabama. Dick was a graduate of Andover. At Princeton, he wrestled in his freshman year, was a member of the Pre-Law Society, and belonged to...

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John W. Prescott '50

John died Jan. 25, 2005, of natural causes in his Vermont home. He was 81.A graduate of Williston [Mass.] Academy, he served in the Army Signal Corps for three years...

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Robert Price '50

Bob died Dec. 3, 2008. He had lived in Lexington, Mass., for 50 years. Bob attended Penn Charter School. At Princeton, he was technical director of WPRU, majored in...

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Edward Ward Purnell '50

DR. EDWARD W PURNELL died of lung cancer in Cleveland on Oct. 8, 1993. He was 65. At the time of his death, he was Charles 1. Thomas Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology...

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Thomas Leicester Raleigh Jr. '50

THE CLASS and Princeton suffered a profound loss with the death of Tom Raleigh Sept. 16, 1990, after a stroke. As president of the Class from 1985 to 1990,Tomculniinated...

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John Gilbert Rathman '50

Jack Rathman died May 10, 1996, at his home in Rumson, N.J., of a heart attack.Jack came to Princeton from Union [N.J.] H.S. in 1944. He served in the Navy from 194546...

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Albert J. Redway Jr. '50

Jim died from the aftereffects of pneumonia at George Washington Hospital in DC, on Oct. 28, 2002.He graduated from St. George's and served as an Air Force flight...

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Jay R. Reese '50

Jay, a longtime resident of Dallas, Texas, died there Feb. 7, 2008. Jay was born in Philadelphia. He graduated from George School and served in the...

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Franklin D. Reeve '50

Frank died June 28, 2013, in a New Hampshire hospital from complications of diabetes. He graduated from Exeter. At Princeton, he majored in English. He was active in...

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Henry A. Rentschler '50

“Hank” Rentschler, a class stalwart and generous supporter of the University, died March 26, 2013, after a long struggle with cancer. Hank graduated from Phillips...

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Georlye Hulhes Revercomb '50

GEORGE REVERCOMB died Aug. 1, 1993, of cancer. Despite being confined to a hospital bed, he continued working on pending cases. A few days before his death, he issued a...

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Rudolf M. Riefstahl II '50

Rudy died unexpectedly June 25, 2011, in Rochester, Mass. He was born in Istanbul, Turkey, raised in New York City, and prepared for college at The Hill School. At...

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George W. Riesz '50 *52

George died Aug. 23, 2008, in Springfield, Va., after long battle with cancer. He showed his dedication to Princeton by heading our class’s Planned Giving program for...

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Howard H. Roberts '50

Howard died Feb. 10, 2007, in Bryn Mawr Terrace, Pa. He had suffered from Parkinson’s, but a damaged heart led to his death. Howard first attended Episcopal Academy...

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T. Williams Roberts '50

T-Willy died May 25, 2003. His home for many years was in Villanova, Pa.T-Willy graduated from St. Paul's in Concord, N.H., in 1944. After serving two years in the 82nd...

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Charles Norris Robinson '50

CHARLIE DIED at his home in Naples, Fla., on Aug. 16, 1992, after a long illness. Born in Bryn Mawr, Penn., Charlie joined the Class from Pomfret, played freshman...

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Samuel Gilmore Robinson '50

The class lost a treasured friend when “Tizo” died Nov. 10, 2008, in his native New Orleans. Tizo graduated from Woodberry Forest School in 1944 and then attended the...

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Norman T. Rogers Jr. '50

Norm died June 18, 2010, at his Bluffton, S.C., home. A son of 1914, he graduated from Law- renceville. He captained the Princeton 150-pound crew and was...

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Charles W. Roll Jr. '50

Charlie died May 12, 2002, in Trenton, N.J. Coming from Trenton High, he majored in politics at Princeton and earned a master's in public affairs at Columbia. He served...

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John H. Rudolph '50 *53

John died of cancer Sept. 6, 2003, on Bainbridge Island, Wash.Following high school, John served two years in the Navy. Though a member of '50, he received his...

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Philip F. Ruppel '50

Phil died June 25, 2003.Born in Brooklyn, Phil graduated from Burbank [Calif.] HS. A member of Campus Club and NROTC at Princeton, he graduated with highest honors,...

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Henry William Safarik '50

Henry died of cancer June 2, 1997, in his Suntree, Fla., home, peacefully and surrounded by family.He prepared at the Peddie School. His Princeton career was interrupted...

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Henry P. Sailer '50

Henry, an antitrust lawyer, died June 22, 2010, of congestive heart failure. He had lived in Washington, D.C., since 1956. He was born in Beijing, where his father,...

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Peter A. Salm '50

PETER SALM DIED Mar. 12, 1994, at the Mount Sinai Hospital in N.Y.C. after a long struggle with viral hepatitis. Born in N.Y.C., he spent most of his youth in St. Anton,...

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Kenneth Bayard Samuels '50

Ken died Aug. 25, 2009, after a valiant fight against cancer. He was described as a man of great heart and humble in spirit. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas, and...

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Godfrey H. Savage '50

Jeff died suddenly Jan. 7, 2004, in New Hampshire.Originally in the Class of '49, Jeff graduated in 1950 with high honors in geological engineering and election to Phi...

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J. Louis Schaefer III '50

Lou died Sept. 2, 2012, in Ponte Vedra, Fla., his home since 1995. He was born in New York and raised in Greenwich, Conn., where he graduated from the Brunswick...

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James G. Schaefer '50

Jim died Aug. 16, 2012, in Rhode Island, where he had lived for 41 years. Born in New York, he graduated from the Brunswick School in Greenwich, Conn., where he was...

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Ward C. Schott '50

Ed died peacefully Feb. 13, 2008, after a lengthy illness, at his home in Akron, Ohio. In his obituary, Ed was described as a man with “zest for life with a keen...

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Edward C. Schott '50

Ed died peacefully Feb. 13, 2008, after a lengthy illness, at his home in Akron, Ohio. In his obituary, Ed was described as a man with "zest for life with a keen...

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Hugh Nevin Scott '50

Hugh Scott died Dec. 23, 1998, after a valiant sixmonth battle with lung cancer. He joined the with 20 others from Deerfield, where he was very much a leader:...

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Peter D. Scully '50

Peter died Dec. 16, 2012, at his Dwight, Ill., home. His life was dedicated to progressive and careful farm management. Born in London, he lived his early life in...

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Robert D. Sellers Jr. '50

Bob died Oct. 24, 2009, in a North Carolina retirement center. He graduated from Woodberry Forest. At Princeton, Bob was a four-year varsity wrestler, winner of the...

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Arthur M. Sells II '50

Art died during a business trip Oct. 22, 2004. Born in Milwaukee, he graduated from Mercersburg Academy. At Princeton, Art belonged to Key and Seal and majored in...

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Anthony Graham Shanley '50

Our youngest class member, “Doc” Shanley, died March 30, 2009, in Malaga, Spain. Coming to Princeton from Canterbury School, Doc threw himself into work on The Daily...

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Earl L. Shimp '50

Earl died Nov. 6, 2004, in a hospital near his lifelong home in Pennsville, N.J.Earl graduated from Salem [N.J.] High School. He was in the Army Air Corps from 1943-46,...

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James Shriver III '50

Throat cancer stilled the strong bass voice of Jim Shriver June 29, 1995, a voice that played an important role in his life from the Deerfield Glee Club to Triangle Club...

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W. Cameron Slack '50

“Cammy” Slack died of respiratory failure July 1, 2011, in Towson, Md. He graduated from the Gilman School in his hometown of Baltimore. At Princeton, he played...

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Charles C. Smith '50

Charlie died suddenly of a cerebral hemorrhage in Belleville, N.J., April 15, 2004.He was a lifelong resident of Newark, N.J. He dated his ancestors back to the...

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Robert Lewis Smith '50

Bob died of cancer on Mar. 4, 2001, at his home in Newton Square, Pa. A history major at Princetown, he earned his LLB at the U. of Virginia school of law, using his law...

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Gilbert Walker Marshall Smith '50

GIL SMITH died Jan. 25, 1993, in Pasadena, his life-long hometown. He joined the class from South Pasadena H.S but left after his sophomore year to marry Joan Corbin,...

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David L. Spanel '50

Dave died June 8, 2004, at his home in Princeton after a long illness.He graduated from the Horace Mann School in New York City and attended Princeton for three years...

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James M. Speers III '50

Jim, a native of New Jersey, died in Alabama Feb. 27, 2007. He had been afflicted by Parkinson’s disease. A graduate of Choate, he served in the Navy’s...

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T. Guthrie Speers Jr. '50

The class and country lost one of its great voices for justice, decency, and humanity when Guthrie died April 17, 2011, in Boston. After graduating from The Hill School...

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William M. Spencer Jr. '50

Bill died at home in Nicasio, Calif., Jan. 24, 2003, after a long illness and five weeks before his 74th birthday.Born in Chicago, Bill entered Princeton from Deerfield....

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Henry Collin Stambaugh '50

Hank Stambaugh died Jan. 23, 1992. Not much is known of his later years except that he lived in central Indiana and was last reported working with Logansport Machine in...

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Gregory E. Stanbro Jr. '50

Greg, who came to Princeton from Oklahoma, died of cancer Sept. 11, 2000.At Princeton, Greg was a member of Colonial Club. Though majoring in biology, he went on to...

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Fred William Stephenson '50

Fred Stephenson died Sept. 4, 1995, at Hospice House at University Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., after a long and valiant battle with throat cancer. He joined the...

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William Taylor Stevenson Jr. '50

The Reverend W. Taylor Stevenson died at home Feb. 27, 1996, after a brief illness. Taylor prepped at the Hill School, and after Princeton, he attended Episcopal...

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William W. Stevenson '50

Bill died Oct. 9, 2008, after a long battle with leukemia. He had lived primarily in Charlottesville, Va., since 1950. Bill graduated from Groton. At Princeton he earned...

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John McWilliams Stone Jr. '50

Jack died May 15, 2009. He was born in Chicago and graduated from Exeter. At Princeton he majored in economics and belonged to Cannon. Jack was the stroke of the...

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Frank Rahm Stoner III '50

Frank Stoner died Dec. 26, 1997, at his home in Easton, Md., after a long bout with cancer. He was 69.Frank prepared at St. Andrews School in Middleton, Del., where he...

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John Edward Stratton '50

JOHN STRATTON died in Bedford, N.H., Jan. 2, 1993, after a brief illness. John and Bobbie had enthusiastically attended several minireunions and were planning to come to...

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Herbert Miller Swartz '50

Herb Swartz died Jan. 25, 1999, of heart failure at Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley, Calif. He was 69, and his health had been compromised by arthritis.Herb prepared at...

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Charles P. Swiggart '50

Pete died Feb. 14, 2004, in Brooklyn, N.Y.Born in Nashville, Tenn., Pete attended Duncan College Preparatory School. He enrolled at Vanderbilt, but left to serve in the...

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James Bogert Tailer Jr. '50

Bogey, described as an avid sports fan, died of pneumonia Aug. 30, 2009, in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was 83. Born in New York City, he spent two years in the Army as a...

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Prentice Talmage Jr. '50

Prentice Talmage died July 4, 2006, at his home in Far Hills, N.J. "Prent" or "P.T.," as he was known on campus, graduated from St. Andrew's and served in the Coast...

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Don Carlysle Taylor '50

DON DIED of bone cancer at age 63, on Sept. 4, 1992, at his home in Campo, Calif., where since 1976 he had operated East County Lumber & Feed Supply. With air...

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Hoyt Hayes Thompson '50

Hoyt died Aug. 21, 2001, after a brief illness. He lived in the Kansas City area virtually his entire life, graduating from the Pembroke-Country Day School there. At...

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Hoyt Hayes Thompson '50

Hoyt died Aug. 21, 2001, after a brief illness. He lived in the Kansas City area virtually his entire life, graduating from the Pembroke-Country Day School there. At...

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Thaddeus A. Thomson II '50

Thad, who lived in Venezuela since 1958, died Sept. 23, 2013, in Caracas. Born in Baltimore, he grew up in diverse locations in the United States and Western Europe,...

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Joseph Edward Tilt III '50

Joe Tilt died instantly as the result of an automobile accident on Sept. 3, 1997, while near Eugene, Oreg., for his son's wedding.Joe prepared at Polytechnic School in...

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Edward Payson Travis Jr. '50

Ed Travis died at Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway, Maine, on April 3, 1999, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 72.Ed prepared for Princeton at the Peddie...

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James C. Tucker '50

Jim died Aug. 31, 2012, in Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, after a fall at his home in Exeter, N.H. He was born in Alabama, but migrated north to...

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Robert P. Tyler Jr. '50

Bob died peacefully Sept. 24, 2011, in his home in Palm City, Fla. He attended St. Louis Country Day School and then graduated from Lake Forest (Ill.) Academy. His...

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Aubrey O.M. Vialls '50

“Mike” Vialls died March 24, 2010, in his native South Africa at the age of 87. Prior to Princeton he was officer in the South African Air Force, flying Hurricanes...

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Barry S. Vroman Jr. '50

Barry, a lifelong resident of Maine, died there Aug. 24, 2008. Barry came to Princeton from Andover. At Princeton, he majored in history, swam as a freshman, worked at...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Donald Akira Yamada '50 *53

Don died of pancreatic cancer Nov. 5, 2004, in San Jose, Calif. He was a generous man who lived his life with dignity and honor.During World War II, Don and his sister...

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Philip T. Zabriskie '50

One of our true class scholars died Dec. 25, 2005, in his New York home.Phil Zabriskie, a son of '20, came to Princeton from Groton. He graduated with highest honors in...

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