Current Issue

Apr. 25, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 11

Memorials

Memorials by Class: 1949

William Bernard Adams '49

Bill died July 25, 2003. He was 81.Bill prepared for Princeton at Danville [Pa.] High School and served in the Army Field Artillery from 1941-45 in the European theater,...

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William Vroom Adams '49

BILL "ACE" ADAMS passed away Jan. 23, 1991, of advanced arterial disease.Bill was born in N.Y.C. Nov. 8, 1927, and grew up in Ridgewood, NJ. He prepared for college at...

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Eduardo Norman Aguirre '49

Eddie died Jan. 23, 2004, of pneumonia at M. D. Anderson Hospital, in Houston, Tex., where he underwent a bone marrow transplant for lymphoma six years ago. Regrettably,...

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Duff S. Allen Jr. '49

Duff Allen died Oct. 20, 2009, at the age of 80.   He prepared for Princeton at John Burroughs School in St. Louis. At Princeton he majored in chemistry. Duff was a...

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George Robert Almond '49

Bob Almond died Feb. 21, 1996, in Columbus, Ohio, following surgery.Bob prepared at Hill School and, before college, served in the Army Air Force. At Princeton, he...

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Kai Christian Andersen '49

K. C. died on Feb. 23, 2001, at his home in Rahway, N.J. He was 78.He came to Princeton after service as a captain and flight instructor during WWII. He left after two...

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Elliott M. Anderson Jr. '49

Elliott died Oct. 31, 2005.   He served in the Army Signal Corps in Italy during World War II. He left Princeton after one year and transferred to Rutgers, where he...

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Melvin Paul Antell '49

Mel died Nov. 12, 2007, after a sudden flare-up of the lymphoma he had battled successfully for years. He was 82. He prepared for Princeton at Hillside...

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Osbourne O. Ashworth Jr. '49

Sonny died June 15, 2004. He was 76.Sonny came to Princeton from Richmond, Va., and prepared at St. Christopher's School. He majored in psychology and graduated magna...

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Raymond A. Ayres '49

Ray died Feb. 4, 2007. He was 79.  He prepared for Princeton at Staunton Military Academy. At Princeton, Ray majored in civil engineering and was a member of the...

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Albert A. Bailey Jr. '49

Albert Bailey died April 22, 2012. He was 89. Albert served as a staff sergeant in the Army during World War II. He then came to Princeton but left the University...

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David B. Baker Jr. '49

David died Sept. 25, 2000, of heart failure in Easton, Md. He was 73.He came to Princeton from Gilman and majored in history. He was a member of Cap and Gown Club and...

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George Storer Baldwin Jr. '49

George succumbed to T-cell Leukemia on June 28, 1999, at his home in Burlington, Vt. He was 71. He had hoped that his health would allow him to come to our 50th reunion...

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David George St. Barber '49

David died Oct. 31, 1995, of Alzheimer's disease at the Riverside Regional Convalescent Center in Newport News, Va.Saint, as he was known to his friends, prepared at...

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John Preston Barnhart '49

John Barnhart died Dec. 30, 1997, of an aneurysm of the aorta.He was born Mar. 15, 1928, and came to Princeton from Isaac Young H.S. in New Rochelle, N.Y. He majored in...

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Lawrence W. Barss '49

Larry Barss, a selfemployed economist and consultant, died of leukemia on June 24, 1996, at his home in Belmont, Mass.Larry was born in Boston on Feb. 28, 1928, lived in...

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Robert Thomas Barton III '49

WE LOST a treasured classmate when Bob Barton's spirit gave out on Sept. 13, 1991.Bob6'6" tall, lanky, stooped, bespectacled, ever friendlywas born Jan. 10, 1928, in...

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Herman Dibert Baumer Jr. '49

Joe died Mar. 7, 2001, of lung cancer. He was 73. He prepared for Princeton at Haverford and served the Navy from July 1945 until July 1946. At Princeton he majored...

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William Mason Beekley III '49

Mason died Aug. 20, 2001 in Beverly Hills, Calif., of complications from prostate cancer. He was 74. He prepared for Princeton at Kingswood. At Princeton he majored in...

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Jesse Greer Bell Jr. '49

Jess died Apr. 7, 2001, of a heart attack, at age 73. He came to Princeton from Exeter, and majored in English, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He was a...

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Richard J. Bellet '49

Dick died Oct. 22, 2004, after a five-year struggle with Lewy Body Dementia. He was 76.Dick prepared for Princeton at East Orange [N.J.] High School. At Princeton he...

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Philip A. Benet '49

Phil died Nov. 19, 2004. He was 77.Born in Paris, he was a World War II veteran of the Navy and also served in the Korean War, returning to Princeton to graduate in...

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Robert Morris Benjamin Jr. '49

Bob Benjamin died in Southampton, N.Y., on Apr. 27, 1997. Born in NYC on Mar. 2, 1927, he prepared for college at Exeter, where he was on the hockey tennis teams,...

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John A. Bennett II '49

Jack died Nov. 23, 2010. Jack was born on April 20, 1925. In World War II he served as a sergeant in the Army Air Force and was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple...

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Horace M. Benstead '49

Mel died Jan. 6, 2003. His cause of death is unknown.He came to Princeton from Racine, Wis. He prepared at Culver Academy. He spent two semesters with us and then...

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Charles Beale Bergland '49

Charles died Jan. 21, 2000, after a long illness. He was 73.He graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy and served in the army before coming to Princeton. He was a member...

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William Simpson Bigelow '49

BILL BIGELOW, who will be recalled by many as the chief umpire at the U.S. Open tennis tournament for some 20 years, passed away Jan. 23, 1993, at the St. Barnabas...

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Henry H. Bischoff '49

Hank died Nov. 22, 2008, at the age of 81.   He prepared for Princeton at St. Paul’s School in Garden City, N.Y. At Princeton he majored in English. Hank served in the...

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Thomas Baird Bissett '49

THE CLASS LOST a standout member and its thirdoldest classmate when Tom Bissett died of cardiac arrest at age 71 while scuba diving with his wife, Edith, in New Guinea...

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Francis Gary Bivings '49

We previously reported that Dr. Gary Bivings died sud¬denly on Apr. 19, 1973. Recently obtained information now enables us to prepare this memorial.Gary was born on July...

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William Elihu Blackman '49

BILL BLACKMAN PASSED away May 17, 1993, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Paterson, N.J., following open heart surgery. A lifelong resident of Trenton, Bill graduated from...

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James Hartman Blessing '49

JIM DIED of cardiopulmonary arrest, brought on by postpolio syndrome Dec. 17, 1990, at his home in Washington, D.C. Born June 13, 1928 in Philadelphia, Jim prepared for...

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John Henry Blodgett Jr. '49

Jack died peacefully on Feb. 12, 2002, in Winterport, Maine. He was 74 and had suffered from dementia for the past two years. He prepared for Princeton at Belmont Hill...

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H. Lynn Boardman '49

AFTER A VALIANT BATTLE with stomach cancer, Lynn Boardman passed away at his home in Pacific, Mo., on Nov. 15, 1993.Lynn was born Jan. 28, 1928, in Albany, N.Y., and...

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Samuel R. Boggs II '49

Sam died of heart failure July 24, 2005. He was 77.He prepared for Princeton at Jenkintown (Pa.) High School. Sam majored in history at Princeton and was a member of...

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William F. Bohner '49

Bill died Mar. 13, 2003; he was 75. He prepared for Princeton at Choate, and at Princeton he majored in geology. He was a varsity soccer player and a member of the skeet...

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Walter Gantz Herbert Bolton '49

WALTER BOLTON, known to us as "Jake," died Nov. 3, 1989, following a long bout with lymphoma.Jake was born mar. 4,1928, and prepared for Princeton at Columbia High...

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Irving Wayland Bonbright III '49

“Way” Bonbright died July 23, 2011. Way was born July 14, 1927, in Englewood, N.J. After attending Phillips Academy and   Englewood School, and after Navy service on...

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Roger D. Borgeson '49

Roger died March 9, 2005, of complications following a fall. He was 76.Roger prepared for Princeton at Bronxville High School. He majored in politics, played JV...

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Charles A. Bortz '49

The following memorial for Charles A. Bortz included incorrect information about his death and family. Bortz died Oct. 14, 2006. His sister, Eva M. Goldman, predeceased...

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William Henry Bowen '49

Bill Bowen died Feb. 27, 1998, of prostate cancer. He had been living in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.He was born Feb. 15, 1924, and was a sergeant in the Army from May, 1942, until...

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Donald M. Boyd '49

Don died Dec. 30, 2005, at the age of 80.He prepared for Princeton at Ridgefield (N.J.) High School and served in the Army from 1943 until 1945 in the European theater,...

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Kendrick Robertson Bragg Jr. '49

Ken died Oct. 13, 1999, in Durham, N.C., leukemia. He was 81. As he was married when he came to Princeton and lived off campus, he was not too well known by members...

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Thomas Neal Bramlett Jr. '49

Tom died June 18, 2000, in Greenville, S.C. He was 83. He was born in Laurens, S.C., and served in the Army as a staff sergeant from 1941-45. He attended Princeton for...

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George P. Bray '49

George died Oct. 16, 2008, at the age of 80.   He prepared for Princeton at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill. George left Princeton after his sophomore year and...

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John Arthur Brodbeck '49

Jack died on Mar. 29, 2000, in Doylestown, Pa., of unknown causes. was 71.He came to Princeton from Fort Hamilton H.S. in Brooklyn. majored in history and won J....

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Donald Bernhard Broering '49

Don died of metastatic liver cancer Jan. 3, 1995, at his country home in Santa Rosa, Calif. He was 66. Don attended Forest Hills H.S. on Long Island, N.Y. At Princeton,...

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Bruce Whiting Brown Jr. '49

Bruce died Jan. 26, 2002, of respiratory failure. He was 76. He prepared for Princeton at Walnut Hills HS in Cincinnati, Ohio, and attended Ohio Wesleyan U. prior to...

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Milton Mcintyre Brown Jr. '49

MILTON BROWN died of a heart attack Sept. 11, 1991 at his home in Bamako, Mali, Africa, where he was deputy country director with the Peace Corps."Brownie" was born in...

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Thomas Dix Brown '49

Tom Brown died Oct. 5, 2009, at the age of 84.   He prepared for Princeton at Columbus (Ohio) Academy and majored in economics, graduating with honors. He was a member...

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Leslie George Brownlee Jr. '49

Les Brownlee died Sept. 5, 1992, at Seabrook Island, S.C.Les prepared for college at Lawrenceville. He served the Marine Corps from 1945-46. At Princeton he majored...

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Albert F. Brun '49

Albert died Aug. 14, 2005. He was 81.He prepared for Princeton at Teaneck (N.J.) High School and transferred from Wesleyan in November 1945. He served in the Navy from...

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Murrray Peabody Brush III '49

Murray died Dec. 13, 2003. He was 74.He prepared at California Prep and followed his father and both grandfathers to Princeton, where he majored in history. He was a...

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James Bulkley '49

James Bulkley died March 13, 2012, at his home in Aspen, Colo. Jim was born in Detroit Aug. 17, 1927. He graduated from Millbrook School. War and the Navy interrupted...

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Albert D. Burlen '49

Al died Aug. 16, 2010, after a struggle with dementia and Parkinson’s disease.   He grew up in Boston and New York City, attended the Peddie School, and graduated...

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John Clendennin Burne Jr. '49

John died Aug. 20, 1995, after a brief illness. He was 66. He prepared for Princeton at Roosevelt H.S. in Yonkers, N.Y., where he was a member of the honor society and...

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Richard T. Burns '49

DR. DICK BURNS, a retired dentist and one of our bestknown, bestliked classmates, died July 7, 1993, in Plymouth, N.H. He had for many years suffered from multiple...

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Allen Partridge Burr '49

AL BURR passed away peacefully Jan. 27, 1990, at his home in East Orange, NJ., at age 64.Born July 18, 1925 in Jersey City, A] attended East Orange High School where he...

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Seward Groves Byam. Jr. '49

SEWARD "TAD" BYAM, a financial executive, died June 3, 1991.Tad was born in Bridgeport, Conn., Jan. 9, 1928, and prepared for college at Tower Hill in Wilmigton, Del. At...

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James E. Byron Sr. '49

Jamie Byron died July 2, 2011, of heart failure at his home in Shepherdstown, W.Va. He was 83. Jamie came to Princeton from St. Albans School in Washington, D.C.,...

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Leo Walter Cabell '49

Leo came to Princeton from Newport News H.S. after service in the Army in WWII. He was wounded in action in the Battle of the Bulge. At Princeton, he was in the Woodrow...

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William Allan Cameron '49

Bill died on Oct. 5, 1999, of lung cancer. He was 71. He prepared for Princeton at Southampton H.S. He entered with original members of class in June of 1945,...

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Donald W. Campbell '49

The following memorial was posted online with the April 23, 2014, issue. Donald Campbell was born June 18, 1921, making him one of the oldest members of the class. We...

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Salim E. Caraboolad '49

Salim Elias Caraboolad, known to us as “Sam,” died peacefully Nov. 9, 2012. Sam came to Princeton from West High School in Cleveland. He majored in politics, and found...

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Chapin Carpenter '49

Chapin Carpenter died Oct. 14, 2011, at his home in Washington, D.C. He had long suffered from pulmonary fibrosis. Chapin was born March 24, 1928, and graduated from...

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Charles Gordon Carroll III '49

Gordon died Sept. 20, 2005, of pneumonia. He was 77.He prepared for Princeton at Millbrook. While at Princeton he majored in politics and graduated summa cum laude. He...

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David Leland Carter '49

David died April 30, 2010.   David came to Princeton from Exeter, following his grandfather, Samuel T. Carter Jr. 1886, and his father, Burnham Carter ’22. Prior to...

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William J. Casey '49

Bill died May 4, 2004, after a brief illness. He was 78.Bill was an Eagle Scout and an altar boy during his youth in Caldwell, N.J. He came to Princeton from service in...

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Edwin Laurence Chalmers '49 *51

Larry died Nov. 24, 2009, at the age of 81.   Larry prepared at Wyomissing (Pa.) High School, and at Princeton he majored in psychology and graduated with honors. He was...

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Antoine Chapman '49

Tony died July 9, 2001, of heart failure at home in Paris. He was 73. Tony prepared for Princeton at French schools in Paris and NYC. His father, Percy '09, was...

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John Berton Clement Jr. '49

John died Nov. 4, 2000. The cause of death is unknown; he was 73.He prepared for Princeton at Moorestown Friends School, majored in politics, and belonged to Terrace...

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Ira Thorne Clement '49

"CLEM" DIED Sun., Nov. 3, 1991, following a sudden heart attack. He and Mary had just returned to their home in Morgantown, Penn., after vacationing in Spain.Clem was...

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James Morrison Colwell '49

Jim Colwell died Feb. 14, 1999, in Berkeley, Calif., from a virulent lung infection. He was the son of E. Townsend Colwell '21.Jim prepared at Midland School and came to...

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Raymond Hayden Compton '49

THE CLASS lost one of its most dedicated members when Ray Compton died of cancer, Sunday, Aug. 12, 1990, at his home in Woodstock, Vt.Ray was born in Elizabeth, NJ.,...

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Eric A. Corkhill Jr. '49

Dr. Rick Corkhill, dedicated Main Line obstetrician and gynecologist, died Jan. 24, 1998. He had Alzheimer's disease and retired from practice in 1987 because of it.Born...

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Frank Van Deventer Cortelyou Jr. '49

Frank died Jan. 21, 2008, at the age of 81.  He prepared for Princeton at Mercersburg. At Princeton he majored in biology and was a member of Cloister Club.  Frank’s...

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Kenneth B. Coulter '49

The following memorial was posted online with the April 23, 2014, issue. Kenneth Coulter died July 8, 1996. Ken was born Sept. 30, 1927, in Mineola, N.Y. He attended...

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Robert A. Crosby Sr. '49

Bob Crosby died Oct. 28, 2012, at his home in Jacksonville, Vt. Bob was born July 21, 1924, in Springfield, Mass. He graduated from Classical High School in 1942 and...

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Knox Hudson Culley '49

Knox was born in L.A. in 1927. He attended the Adirondack Florida School in Onchiota, N.Y., Northwood School in Lake Placid, N.Y., and the Taft School in Watertown,...

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John Stow Cuniberti '49

John died Dec. 24, 2009, in Geneva, Switzerland, where he lived for many years.   He came to Princeton from Deerfield Academy, where he was active in football, hockey,...

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Howard Thomas Cusic '49

Our class lost a true stalwart when Howie passed away in Newport Beach, Calif., on Aug.17, 2002. He was 76 and had been battling Parkinson's for 10 years.Howie prepared...

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Nelson B. Dane Jr. '49

Nelson died of heart failure Dec. 6, 2008, at the age of 81.   He prepared for Princeton at Millburn High School (N.J.) and majored in psychology. Nelson played on the...

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James B. Dawson '49

Jim died Nov. 12, 2002. He was 76. He is identified in our Freshman Herald as Bernard Kazlauskas, but changed his name shortly after graduation. He came to Princeton...

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James B. Dawson '49

Jim died Nov. 12, 2002. He was 76. He is identified in our Freshman Herald as Bernard Kazlauskas but changed his name shortly after graduation. He came to Princeton from...

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Alfred De Jonge '49

Al died April 1, 2011, in Stamford, Conn.   At age 14 he narrowly escaped the Holocaust by helping his family get to England; a year later they moved to the United...

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Gordon Belmont Dew '49

Gordon died Sept. 11, 2002. He was 77. He prepared for Princeton at Middletown HS in Knoxville, Tenn. He came to Princeton after service in the Pacific during WWII. He...

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Charles Edward Dhonau '49

Our class lost one of its staunchest members when Charlie died Feb. 5, 1997, at the U. of California (San Francisco) Medical Center of complications from chronic...

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Melville P. Dickenson Jr. '49

The Class of 1949 lost one of its finest when Melville Pierce Dickenson died Oct. 14, 2012. Born in New York City March 5, 1928, Mel attended Exeter and then...

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Donald Paul Dickson '49

The class and the university lost a stellar person when Don died on Dec. 12, 2000. He was 77.Don came to Princeton from James Madison H.S. in his hometown of Brooklyn,...

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Edward William Diehl '49

Rev. Edward William Diehl died at home in Waymart, Pa., on Mar. 15, 1998, of diabetes and heart problems. He was 76.He served as a B-17 pilot in Europe during WWII,...

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Thomas Sherman Dignan Jr. '49

HAVING ENDURED extensive cancer treatments with great courage and a tremendous will to live, Tom passed away at his home in Kennebunkport, Me., on July 1, 1989. Tom was...

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Andrew F. G. Dingwall '49

Andy died Feb. 24, 2003. He was 75 and had been suffering from dementia. Andy prepared for Princeton at Exeter. At Princeton he majored in basic engineering and...

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William David Dobbins '49

David died March 6, 2006, at the age of 81. He prepared at Deerfield Academy, and prior to Princeton he served as a pilot with the Eighth Air Force in Europe during...

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Donald Stone Dock '49

Don, a leading New Haven cardiologist, died Dec. 3, 1996, at Connecticut Hospice after a long illness. He was 69. Don prepared for Princeton at Exeter. At Princeton he...

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Joseph E. Drangula '49

Joe died at home Aug. 13, 2001, of pancreatic cancer, which was diagnosed only six weeks before his death. He was 76. Joe came to Princeton from Hamilton HS in Trenton...

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William Winslow Dulles Jr. '49

William Dulles died Dec. 7, 2011, in Savannah, Ga. Win was born Feb. 14, 1926, in Englewood, N.J. After graduation from Exeter Academy and service in the Army Air...

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John H. Duys III '49

Jack Duys, a tobacco merchant who had been lost to us and to Princeton since our 30th reunion, died June 19, 1998, in Miami.Jack was born in Larchmont, N.Y., to the late...

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Kirby Dwight Jr. '49

Kirby died on Oct. 5, 1999, in Wakefield, R.I. He was 71. He came to Princeton from Exeter and majored in physics, graduating with highest honors. Kirby was a member of...

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John P. Eastham '49

Jack died Aug. 28, 2008, at the age of 80.   He prepared for Princeton at Phillips Exeter Academy. At Princeton he was a member of the football, hockey, and track...

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Thomas Philips Eddy '49

A STALWART CLASSMATE, Tom Eddy died in Pittsburgh Jan. 16, 1993, of a massive heart attack, probably triggered by a bleeding ulcer diagnosed six days earlier, while he...

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Roy Taylor Ellegard '49

FOLLOWING A VALIANT 18month battle against inoperable colon cancer, Roy died Mar. 12, 1991.Roy was born in Hartford, Conn., may 26, 1927, and graduated from Kingswood...

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William Morgan Ellis '49

Bill Ellis died of cancer June 8, 2000, at his home. He was 72. Bill was born in Newark, N.J., and prepared at Andover. At Princeton he majored in architecture and was a...

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Robert M. Ellsworth '49

DR. BOB ELLSWORTH, a worldrenowned specialist in eye cancers, lost his valiant personal battle with cancer and passed away at Englewood (N.J.) Hospital Jan. 2, 1994.Bob...

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Clyde L. Ellzey '49

Clyde Lawrence Ellzey MD died May 3, 1984, in Covington, La. He was 55. Born in McComb, Miss., he graduated from McComb H.S.An accomplished musician, Clyde majored in...

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Samuel Edgar Englehart '49

Sam died April 15, 2010. At the time of his death, he was our class secretary.   After graduating from Dormont (Pa.) High School, Sam enlisted in the Navy and was an...

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Fletcher Hanson Etheridge Jr. '49

Fletcher "Hans" Etheridge Jr. died Oct. 15, 1995, at home, in his sleep.He was born June 30, 1928, and prepared at Woodberry Forest. At Princeton he majored in politics,...

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Wade Fairchild '49

Wade died at home in Scottsdale on Mar. 6, 1998, surrounded by members of his immediate family. was 75. prepared for Princeton at Glen Ridge H.S. in Orange, N.J....

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James J. Fallon '49

Jimmy died Sept. 11, 2007, of bone cancer at the age of 83.   He came to Princeton in the Marine V-12 program after service in the Pacific theater. While at Princeton he...

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Joseph M. Farley '49

Joe Farley died May 24, 2010, from complications relating to an epidural injection for back pain.   A Birmingham, Ala., native, Joe was president of Alabama Power from...

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Joseph A. Faucher Jr. '49

Joe died peacefully Aug.17, 2012, at the home he shared with his son, John. He was born Oct. 2, 1927, in San Francisco. A Garden City (N.Y.) High School graduate, he...

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Joseph P. Fennell '49 *49

Joe died on Dec. 5, 2008. He was 84.   He prepared at St. Joseph’s Prep in Philadelphia. From 1943 to 1945 he served as a Gunner’s Mate 3/C on a destroyer in the...

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Robert W. Flather '49

Bob Flather died Jan. 27, 2013, near his home in Goleta, Calif. Bob was born May 17, 1925. He came to Princeton from Exeter in 1943 and roomed with Bolling Robertson...

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Harry Clair Fleming Jr. '49

OUR CLASS LOST a vital member and one of its most decorated military officers with the sudden passing of Bud Fleming June 13, 1990, while traveling in Spain with his...

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John Gordon Flinn '49

John became a "missing" member of our class back in 1969. We and the university have received word from dedicated "missing" Princetonian tracker Lee Gould '38 (who used...

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William Earley Foster Jr. '49

Bill Foster, son of the late William '08 and a 36-year resident of West Caldwell, N.J., died there Feb. 25, 1997.He was born in Red Bank and, prior to coming to...

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Leroy Frantz Jr. '49

Lee died on Oct. 5, 2002, of pancreatic cancer. He was 74. He came to Princeton from Deerfield Academy and served in the Army from Sept. 1946-Mar. 1948, and then again...

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John F. Frazer III '49

John died May 23, 2010, in Manchester, N.H. He lived in Bedford, N.H., and formerly lived in Lexington, Mass. John was born in Baltimore June 27, 1918. He came to...

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O. Edward Freeman Jr. '49

ED FREEMAN, retired V.P. and trust officer of the Chase Manhattan Bank, died Oct. 14, 1993, at Mt. Sinai Hospital in N.Y.C., following a heart attack. Ed was born Sept....

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R. Brock Fuller '49 *52

Brock Fuller died Nov. 6, 2009, at the age of 82.   He prepared for Princeton at Phillips Andover Academy, and at Princeton he majored in mathematics. He was a member...

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Williams Payne Fulton '49

Bill died Dec. 28, 2000, of heart failure. He was 73.He prepared for Princeton at Gilman and served in the Navy from 1945-46. At Princeton he majored in politics and was...

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Robert Gumalia Gallagher '49

BOB DIED Mar. 12, 1991, at Flagler Memorial Hospital, Bunnell, Fla., of complications from emphysema.He was born Nov. 3, 1924, in Albany, N.Y., and prepared for college...

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Charles E. Gallagher '49

Back from the front lines, Sgt. Charles E. (“Chick”) Gallagher, a decorated World War II combat photographer, landed at Princeton the same way he hit the beaches at...

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Charles Edward Gammon III '49

Ed died Feb. 14, 2007, at the age of 81. He prepared for Princeton at Science Hill High School in Rural Retreat, Va., and after serving as a chaplain’s...

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Harold L. Gans '49

Harold died Aug. 15, 2007, at the age of 81. He prepared for Princeton at Bronx High School of Science. At Princeton he majored in SPIA. He was on the business board of...

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John B. George '49

John died Jan. 3, 2009, at the age of 90.   He prepared at Lakeview High School in Princeton, Mo., and came to Princeton after service in the Army infantry from 1941...

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Lewis E. Gibson '49

Pete died April 15, 2008, at the age of 80. He prepared for Princeton at Phillips Exeter Academy and majored in physics. He was a member of Key and Seal Club. Pete...

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Leonard Boyce Gilbert '49

Len died Oct. 18, 2003, after a brief illness. He was 76.He prepared for Princeton at New Trier HS, Winnetka, Ill. At Princeton, Len was an economics major and member of...

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Robert C. Gilkeson '49

BOB DIED Dec. 2, 1993, Roxbury, Conn. He prepared at Phillips Exeter Academy. At Princeton, he majored psychology, was president of Colonial Club, and was on the...

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Howard Moxley Giroward '49

Bud Giroward died May 4, 1988, in Santa Ana, Calif. No cause of death was given in the Social Security Death Index. Howard had been listed among our "missing" since...

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Francis Marshall Glazier Jr. '49

FRANK GLAZIER died of leukemia Aug. 5, 1991, at his summer home in New London, N.H.If you didn't know Frank during his year at Princeton, just recall the most gallant of...

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Leonard Daniel Goodis '49

"Goodis" was born on June 6, 1928, in Philadelphia, and came to us from Bridgeton H.S. in New Jersey, where he was involved with their publication, dramatics and...

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Felix E. Goodson '49

Bud died May 7, 2007, at the age of 84.   He was a survivor of the Bataan Death March, and was a POW for three and a half years before coming to Princeton. He graduated...

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Walton George Grayson III '49

Walt died Dec. 21, 1999, at home. He was 71. He came to Princeton from Highland Park H.S. in Dallas. He majored in economics and was a member of Dial Lodge. He attended...

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Alfred W. Gregory '49

Al died Oct. 21, 2005, after a long struggle with cancer. He was 77.He came to Princeton from Xavier High School in New York City, and majored in psychology. He was a...

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Edward A. Griffith III '49

Ned died Nov. 27, 2006, of sepsis. He was 84. He prepared at Boys' Latin School in Baltimore. At Princeton he majored in history, played varsity lacrosse, and was a...

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Herbert Grohskopf '49

Herb died June 14, 2005, at the age of 87. He was the oldest member of our class.   Herb prepared at Richmond Hill (N.Y.) High School and served in the Army from 1941...

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Max David Gunther '49

Max died of emphysema on his 71st birthday, June 28, 1998, in a nursing home near Southbury, Conn.Max was born in Mendon, England, and grew up in Maplewood, N.J., where...

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Robert W. Gutheil '49

Bob died Feb. 27, 2004, of pneumonia. He was 79.He prepared for Princeton at Erasmus Hall HS and Colby Academy. He served in the Marine Corps from 1943 until 1945 as a...

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Joseph Mcclaran Hagel '49

Joe Hagel of Cheshire, Conn., died Oct. 28, 1994, following a heart attack.Joe prepared at Baltimore Friends School. Prior to college, Joe served in the Navy from June...

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Arthur D. Hall III '49

Arthur died March 31, 2006. He was 81. He prepared for Princeton at Brookville (Va.) High School and served in the Army during World War II prior to attending...

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Burton C. Hallowell '49

Burton C. Hallowell, economist and ninth president of Tufts University, died Nov. 21, 2006. He was 91. As president of Tufts from 1967 to 1976, he led the university...

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Donald M. Halsted Jr. '49

Don died Nov. 20, 2007, after a long fight with emphysema. He was 80. He prepared for Princeton at the Gunnery School and Lawrenceville. At Princeton he...

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James Whipple Harris '49

OUR CLASS lost a stalwart member when cancer claimed the life of Jim Harris at his home in Jackson, Miss., on Oct. 8, 1992.Jim was born Feb. 16, 1925, in Wellington,...

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Donn Michael Hartigan '49

Donn died on Mar. 27, 1998, according to information gleaned from the Social Security Death Index. He prepared for Princeton at Hill School and withdrew from the...

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Frederick Lee Hawes '49

Frederick Lee Hawes, known as “Lee,” died Sept. 10, 2012. Lee was born June 27, 1927, in St. Louis. After St. Louis Country Day School and Navy service from 1944 to...

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Robert Hubbell Heath '49

Bob died on May 20, 1988, in Mt. Laguna, Calif. He was 71. He prepared for Princeton at State H.S. in Kalamazoo, Mich. Bob left Princeton in 1947 and earned his BA from...

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Harry Heher Jr. '49

Harry, a former class president and member of the executive committee of the Alumni Council, died on June 3, 2002, at the U. of Pennsylvania Hospital. He was 74.Harry...

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Hunter Venable Herndon '49

Ven died Dec. 8, 1999, of acute Leukemia. He was 72. He came to Princeton from the Lawrenceville School and majored in modern languages, graduating with high honors. He...

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Robert H. Higginson '49

OUR CLASS LOST an outstanding member when Bob Higginson died of a heart attack at his home in West Deal, N.J., Dec. 11, 1993. He had been battling Parkinson's disease...

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William L. Hildeburn Jr. '49

Bud died peacefully at his home March 19, 2010, surrounded by his loving children.   He grew up in Summit, N.J., and attended the Pingry School. At Princeton, Bud...

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Samuel D. Hill '49

Sam died on Nov. 22, 2001, after a long battle with cancer. He was 74. Sam prepared for Princeton at Baltimore City College. He majored in history, was a member of Dial...

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Norman Alexander Hill '49

WHEN "AX" HILL died suddenly Apr. 5, 1993, at his new home in Beaufort, S.C., we lost a highly respected classmate who went on to become an outstanding surgeon.Born Mar....

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William Raymond Hilliard '49

BILL HILLIARD passed away in St. Joseph's Hospital, Lexington, Ky., July 1, 1990, of pancreatic cancer that had been diagnosed only four weeks earlier.Bill was born Jan....

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Frank Hoagland '49

Frank Hoagland died Oct. 22, 2010, at Virtua Hospital in Voorhees, N.J., at the age of 82. Hoagy was born in Bridgeton, N.J., and spent the greater part of his life...

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Nicholas Holt '49 *52

Nick died of Pick's disease April 10, 2006. He was 78. He prepared for Princeton at the Putney School and majored in the humanities as an undergrad and in architecture...

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Charles L. Horn Jr. '49

Charlie died Aug.18, 2006. He was 79. He prepared for Princeton at the Blake School and served in the Army from 1945 until 1947. At Princeton he majored in economics....

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Jacques H. Houdry '49

Jacques Houdry of West Palm Beach, Fla., died Feb. 6, 2012, at the age of 86. Jacques was born in Paris, the son of Eugene Houdry, the inventor of the...

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Thornton H. Hough '49

Thorn died Dec. 6, 2008, at the age of 81.  He prepared for Princeton at Lawrenceville. At Princeton he majored in electrical engineering, was on the track team, and was...

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Francis Xavier Houghton '49

WE LOST Francis Houghton, "X" to many of us, to a sudden heart attack suffered at his Manhattan home Oct. 3, 1990. Francis was born June 24, 1927, in Hanford, Conn., and...

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Edward William Bushman Howell '49

We lost a brave soul and theatrical talent on June 2, 1989, when Ed Howell died of complications following a stroke while he was battling cancer of the esophagus.Ed was...

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Robert S. Howlett '49

Bob died March 11, 2009.   He prepared for Princeton at Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) High School and served in the Army in Europe, winning two Purple Hearts, prior to joining...

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James King Hoyt '49

Jim died Dec. 9, 2003. He was 76.Jim prepared for Princeton at Millbrook School and served in the Navy during World War II. He majored in politics and was a member of...

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Frederick L. Hoyt Jr. '49

Frederick Hoyt died peacefully at home June 8, 2011. He was 91. Fred graduated from Pontiac High School in 1938 and joined the Michigan National Guard the...

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Robert C. Hubbard '49

Bob died of a heart attack Jan. 12, 2007, at the age of 79. He prepared for Princeton at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn., and served in the Army for two years...

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Michael Wright Huber '49

Mike died Jan. 5, 2009, at the age of 81.   He prepared for Princeton at Millbrook School and majored in mechanical engineering. He was captain of the 150-pound crew, a...

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Walter G. Huber '49

Walter Huber, always known as Pat, died Nov. 12, 2011, at his home in Petoskey, Mich. Pat was born June 4, 1927, in New York City. After Millbrook School and two...

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Ferdinand V. Huber '49

Ferdinand Huber, known to us as “Mike,” died Nov. 5, 2011, in Bradenton, Fla. Mike was born March 10, 1925, in El Salvador, where his father was in business. He came to...

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Huston Stanley Hunting '49

Hust died Sept. 26, 1995, in Rochester, N.Y., after a prolonged battle with a rare form of leukemia.He prepared at Allendale School and Andover. At Princeton he majored...

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Iredell W. Iglehart '49

“Idy” Iglehart died in Towson, Md., Aug. 2, 2010, of heart failure.   He came to Princeton, where he majored in economics, from Kent (Conn.) School and after having...

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Herman H. Isacs III '49

Herm died Apr. 2, 2003; he was 75.He came to Princeton from LaSalle Military Academy. At Princeton he majored in politics, and was a member of Student Federalists,...

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Arthur Jacobsen '49

Art Jacobsen died Sept. 2, 1998, in Vero Beach, Fla., following a prolonged illness.Art prepared at Port Richmond H.S. in Staten Island, N.Y. He was a tech sergeant in...

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William Herbert Jamieson '49

Bill died July 31, 2002, of lung cancer at home in Wilmington, Del. He was 74.He prepared for Princeton at Tower Hill School. At Princeton he majored in chemical...

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Frank B. Jarrell '49

After a long struggle with leukemia and multiple myeloma, Frank Jarrell died Nov. 11, 2012, at his home in Cobb, Ga. Frank was born Dec. 20, 1927, in Hopkinsville,...

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John Llewellyn Jirgal '49

John Jirgal died Apr. 21, 1998, of leukemia, at home in Pearl River, N.Y., where he had lived for more than 40 years.John prepared at New Trier H.S., where he was active...

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Benjamin M. Johns Jr. '49

Ben died unexpectedly Aug. 29, 2005. He was 78.He was a graduate of DuPont High School in Wilmington, Del., and attended Andover. Ben spent most of a semester with us...

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James Vandegrift Johnson Jr. '49

A five-year search for the source of recurrent skin tumors finally found total metastasis, too late to save Jim. He had time to wind up his affairs, bravely, meticulous...

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Gale F. Johnston Jr. '49

Buck died Oct. 29, 2004, of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 77.He prepared at Webb School in St. Louis. At Princeton he majored in history and was a...

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John S. Jones Jr. '49

Jack Jones died of natural causes May 16, 2012, at his home in Santa Monica, Calif. Jack was born Jan. 3, 1928, in Webster Groves, Mo. He attended Webster Groves High...

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William Podolak Jr '49

Bill died Feb. 15, 1998. He prepared for Princeton at Irvington HS and Newark Technical School, and served in the Army Air Corps in Europe from 1942-45.At Princeton he...

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Godfrey Preiser Krause Jr '49

G. K. died Dec. 20, 2001. He was 73. He prepared for Princeton at Newark Academy. He majored in public and international affairs, was a reporter for the Daily...

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John W. Kalajian '49

John died Oct. 26, 2005, at the age of 80.A lifelong resident of Princeton, he prepared at Princeton High School and served in the Army in Europe, participating in the...

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Francis Demariel Keen '49

Frank died of a heart attack Dec. 23, 1996. At the time of his death, he was managing director of Schuylkill Capital Management, Ltd., in Philadelphia, and provided...

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Richard Degraffenried Keenan '49

Dick died on Dec. 12, 2001. He was 77. He prepared for Princeton at Woodberry Forest School in Columbia, S.C., and spent one semester with us in 1946, after service in...

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Richard Degraffenried Keenan '49

Dick died Dec. 12, 2001. He was 77. He prepared for Princeton at Woodberry Forest School in Columbia, S.C., and spent one semester with us in 1946 after service in the...

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Gerard Joseph Kelly '49

Jerry died of colon cancer on Jan. 11, 1999, at his home in Loveland, Colo. He was 77. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and came to Princeton after service as a forward...

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Claude C. Kelly Jr. '49

AFTER A SIXYEAR BATTLE with prostate cancer, Claude died Feb. 4, 1994, at his home in Le V6sinet, France. Claude prepared for college at Deerfield Academy. At Princeton,...

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JOHN M. KENNEDY '49

John died Sept. 26, 2007. He was 79. He prepared for Princeton at Fordham Preparatory School. After leaving Princeton, he was a member of the first graduating class of...

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Edward L. Kern '49

Ed died Jan. 19, 2005, at home in Gilbert, Ariz. He was 77.He left Princeton to join the Navy and was a Naval aviator from 1950 to 1956. While at Princeton he was a...

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Richard Thomas Kerrigan '49

Dick died Dec. 4, 2001. He was 74. He prepared for Princeton at Canterbury School and served in the Navy during WWII. He majored in economics.After leaving Princeton,...

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Richard Thomas Kerrigan '49

Dick died Dec 4, 2001. He was 74. He prepared for Princeton at Canterbury School, and during WWII, he served in the Navy. At Princeton he majored in economics.After...

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Armin Klein '49

Armin Klein died Nov. 15, 2011, at his home in Rochester, N.Y. Armin was born May 1, 1928, in Boston and came to Princeton from Newton (Mass.) High School. He...

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Perry H. Knowlton '49

Doc died July 6, 2007, after a valiant battle against Alzheimer's disease. He was 80. He prepared at Phillips Exeter Academy and majored in English at Princeton, where...

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Alvin Kracht '49

“Chick” Kracht, our soul mate, class secretary emeritus, and class historian, met his last deadline June 13, 2011. Chick came to Princeton from Roosevelt High School in...

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John Joseph Kunkowski '49

JOHN SUFFERED a sudden heart attack white driving near his home in Cockeysville, Md. and passed away Sept. 24, 1990, at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.Born in...

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William Sipple Lambert '49

One of our class's youngest members, Bill Lambert, died at his home in Seattle, Wash., Mar. 30, 1995, following a brief illness.Bill was born Feb. 15, 1929, in...

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William A. Lazareth '49

Bill died Feb. 23, 2008, at the age of 79.   He prepared for Princeton at New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn, N.Y. At Princeton, he majored in history. Bill was a...

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Willis A. Lebourveau '49 *50

Will died June 18, 2008. He was 82.   He prepared for Princeton at Somerville (N.J.) High School and served in the Army in the European theater from 1943 to 1945. At...

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Charles Herbert Lee Jr. '49

CHARLEY SUCCUMBED to cancer on Sept. 7, 1989, at his home in Washington, D.C., at age of 62. Born May 17, 1927, in Morristown, NJ, Charley prepared for college at...

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Carl K. Leibert '49

Carl, who had been in poor health for several years, died April 15, 2005. He was 79.Carl prepared at Bethlehem (Pa.) High School, and at Princeton majored in electrical...

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Alvin Levine '49

Alvin Levine died Nov. 29, 2011, in Jupiter, Fla., where he and his wife, Jeanne, had retired. Al was born Jan. 11, 1926, in Brooklyn. He came to Princeton from...

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Alfred S.C. Ling '49

Al, our class president, died rather suddenly of a bleeding disorder Sept. 13, 2005. He was 76.He prepared for Princeton at Stuyvesant High School in New York City,...

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George Millard Lingua '49

George died May 31, 2000, in Virginia Beach of heart disease. He was 73.He prepared for Princeton at Christian Brothers School in Memphis. At Princeton he majored in the...

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Richard E. Low '49

Dick died Jan. 15, 2003; he was 74. He prepared for Princeton at Forest Hills HS. At Princeton he majored in history and graduated summa cum laude. Dick was research...

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Daniel P. Lutzeier '49

Daniel Lutzeier died April 27, 2011, in Peoria, Ariz. Dan was born April 19, 1928, in Dayton, Ohio. He came to from Highland Park High School. At...

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Neal Maccallum '49

Mac died Jan. 30, 2000. He was 71.He prepared for Princeton at Lafayette H.S. in Buffalo. At Princeton he majored in English and won the Class of 1870 Prize in old...

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Sheldon S. Macleod '49

Shel died Dec. 28, 2008. He was 80.  He prepared for Princeton at Deerfield Academy. His time at Princeton was interrupted by Army service from 1946 to 1948. An...

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John Edwin Manger '49

Jack died on July 29, 1999, of a massive heart attack while visiting friends in Perham, Minn. He came to Princeton from Western H.S., in Washington, DC. At Princeton, he...

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Roger H. Maren '49

Roger died on Nov. 29, 2002, of Pick's Disease, a form of progressive dementia; he was 74. He prepared for Princeton at Lawrence-ville School. Roger majored in music,...

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Sanford L. Margoshes '49

Sandy was born March 28, 1928, in New York City and graduated from the Bronx High School of Science. At Princeton he was a member of the tennis team, the Triangle...

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H. Freeman Matthews Jr. '49

Free, a retired Foreign Service officer, died at Sibley Hospital July 22, 2006, of renal failure. He was 78. He had been a resident of Chevy Chase, Md., for nearly 50...

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Justin Matthews III '49

Justin died on Aug. 5, 2001. He prepared for Princeton at Lawrenceville. At Princeton he majored in psychology and was a member of Quadrangle Club. He served in the Navy...

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Victor Mauck Jr. '49

Victor died July 3, 2006 of Alzheimer's disease. He was 78. He prepared for Princeton at the Haverford (Pa.) School. His tenure at Princeton was interrupted by two...

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Edward Joseph Maude '49

WE LOST A STALWART class member when Ted Maude succumbed to lung cancer Oct. 13, 1993. Ted was born Aug. 6, 1924, in East Orange, N.J., and attended Kent School. He then...

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Robert Abner Mccardell '49

BOB DIED of cancer Apr. 6, 1992, at his home in N.Y.C. He was born June 18, 1928, in Elizabeth, N.J., was a graduate of the Lawrenceville School, and entered Princeton...

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Frank A. Mcferran Jr. '49

Frank, a prominent Pittsburgh attorney, died Oct. 18, 1994, after losing a valiant struggle with a cancerous brain tumor.He was born in Cincinnati on Aug. 16, 1925, and...

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Donald Hayes Mcgraw '49

Don died Dec. 28, 1994, of complications arising from a congenital lung disease. According to Fred Hayes, Don's cousin, he fortunately was able to give his youngest...

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Robert E. McGuire '49

Bob died Dec. 4, 2005, of complications from pneumonia. He was 83. He prepared for Princeton at Easton (Pa.) High School and served in the Navy aboard the USS...

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Thomas J. McKearnan Jr. '49

Tom died Dec. 18, 2005, at the age of 78.   He prepared for Princeton at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill. At Princeton he majored in psychology. Tom was a member...

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William L. McLean III '49

William McLean died of kidney failure Aug. 27, 2011. Bill was born Oct. 4, 1927, in Philadelphia. He was the last of his family to run The Philadelphia Bulletin,...

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Richard A. McManus '49

Dick McManus died Aug. 18, 2009. He was 81.   He prepared for Princeton at the Pingry School in Elizabeth, N.J. At Princeton he majored in biology, was a member of the...

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Charles Leighton Medd '49

CHARLIE FOUGHT a valiant battle against leukemia for nine years but succumbed on June 21, 1989, at his home in Gorham, Me. Born on Apr. 4, 1928, in N.Y.C., Charlie...

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Edward Lloyd Mertz '49

Lloyd was born in Rochester N.Y., Nov. 12, 1928, and, according to the Social Security Death Index, died in Jan. 1974.Lloyd came to Princeton from Brighton H.S., where...

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Sheldon Meyer '49

Sheldon died peacefully Oct. 9, 2006. He was 80. He prepared for Princeton at the Lawrenceville School. At Princeton he majored in history, was elected to Phi Beta...

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Raymond Leonard Michael '49

Ray died Aug. 29, 1999, in NYC. He was 75. He prepared for Princeton at Central High in Philadelphia and came to the campus in the Marine V-12 unit after extensive...

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Charles Joseph Miller '49

Chuck died Aug. 13, 2005. He was 81.He prepared for Princeton at Charleston (W. Va.) High School and served in the Navy during World War II in the Pacific theater. At...

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Roger F. Miller '49

Roger died Aug. 3, 2002, of cancer. He was 73. Roger prepared for Princeton at Bronxville HS. At Princeton he majored in economics and was a member of Charter Club.After...

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Gordon Barret Miller '49

Barry died Mar. 25, 2001, in a hospice in Cincinnati of cancer. He was 73. He came to Princeton from Hill School, was a member of Cap and Gown Club, the Tiger, and...

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Alexander Misterman '49

Al Misterman died Oct. 16, 1994, at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, N.Y.Al prepared at Simon Gratz H.S., and he served in the Navy from 1944-46 with the rank of ensign....

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Kenneth M. Mitchell '49 *51

Ken died Feb. 10, 2003; he was 76. He prepared for Princeton at Westfield [N.J.] HS and while at Princeton majored in architecture. He continued on at Princeton for a...

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Mathias Peter Moller III '49

Ted Moller died May 20, 1997, at Chambersburg [Pa.] Hospital.Ted grew up in Hagerstown, Md., where his family had a thriving business building church organs that were...

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Stewart W. Morse Jr. '49

Stew died Aug. 31, 2008, of esophageal cancer. He was 80.   He prepared at Deerfield Academy and majored in chemistry at Princeton. He was a member of Dial Lodge. Stew...

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Donald Wayne Mosser '49

Don Mosser, a lifelong resident of the Chicago area, died there Jan. 24, 1996.Don prepared at New Trier H.S. He served in the Army from 1943-45 and was awarded the...

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Edward B. Mower Jr. '49

Ted Mower died Aug. 13, 2010, in St. Louis, Mo. Ted came to Princeton after the Gilman School, Deerfield Academy, and service in the Army. He retired in 2008 after...

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Marvin Robert Mufson '49

Marvin Mufson died July 14, 1997, in Ridgewood, N.J., after suffering complications from several strokes.Marvin prepared at the Bronx H.S. of Science. At Princeton, he...

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Louis A. Muinzer '49 *56

Louis died Sept. 8, 2004. He was 76.Louis prepared for Princeton at Jefferson High School in Lafayette, Ind. At Princeton he majored in English and graduated with...

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Fred L. Mullikin Jr. '49

FRED PASSED AWAY peacefully at his home in Ponte Vedra, Fla., Feb. 5, 1994. He was born Apr. 29, 1928, in Jacksonville, Fla., and attended The Principia Upper School in...

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James Carroll Murphy '49

Jim died June 3, 1995, of cancer. He was 67. He prepared for college at Exeter and at Princeton majored in psychology, was art editor for the Nassau Sovereign, a member...

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James B. Murray Jr. '49

Jim died Aug. 7, 2006, at the age of 84. He came to Princeton after service in Scotland during World War II with the Army Air Corps. Jim moved to Florida in 1950 and...

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Edward Cyprian Nash '49

Edward Nash died Feb. 6, 2010, at his home in Chatham, N.J. “Cyp” or “Buzz,” as he was variously known, was born Feb. 9, 1925, in Albany, N.Y., and graduated from...

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Robert Raymond Negreira '49

BOB NEGREIRA DIED Mar. 23, 1993, following a severe heart attack.He was born Aug. 31, 1924, in Waterbury, Conn., and attended Crosby H.S. and Cheshire Academy, playing...

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James Kendrick Noble Jr. '49

Ken died on Jan. 22, 2000 at home in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., of a heart attack. He was 71.He came to Princeton from Scarborough School. He left to attend the Naval...

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John B. Norris '49

Jack died of a stroke April 6, 2007. He had been in poor health for a number of years due to a previous stroke. He was 79. He prepared for Princeton at Lawrenceville...

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Carl R. Nutzhorn '49

Carl died July 12, 2004, after a brief illness. He was 76 and had attended our 55th reunion last spring.Carl prepared for Princeton at South Side High School in...

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Carl R. Nutzhorn '49

Carl died July 12, 2004, after a brief illness. He was 76 and had attended our 55th reunion last spring.Carl prepared for Princeton at South Side High School in...

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Eugene F. O'Neil '49

Eugene “Gib” O’Neil died Nov. 25, 2009.   Gib served as a naval aviator in World War II prior to entering Princeton. He majored in economics, was president of the...

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Joseph Patrick Oconnor '49

WHEN JOE O'CONNOR died Aug. 23, 1991, following emergency bypass surgery, the Class lost one of its most buoyant spirits. How he remained that way, through a life...

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Walter Tompkins Odell '49

Tom died on Aug. 26, 1999, in Worcester, Mass., not far from his home in Shrewsbury. He was 71. He was raised in Tomkins Cove, N.Y., and came to Princeton from Woodbury...

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S. Parker Oliphant '49

Parker died Jan. 15, 2001, in Washington, DC of myelodisplastic syndrome. He was 73. He prepared for Princeton at St. Albans School and at Princeton he received a BSE in...

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Henry Onderdonk '49

Hank died Aug. 17, 2001, while backpacking in the Sierra. He was 73. He prepared for Princeton at St. James School. He was a member of Key and Seal Club and majored in...

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Jack H. Oppenheimer '49

Jack died April 16, 2006, after a long illness. He was 78. He prepared for Princeton at East Orange (N.J.) High School and majored in biology, graduating with honors....

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James Norman O’Connor '49

Jim died April 26, 2004. He was 76.   He prepared for Princeton at Northern High School in Detroit, Mich. He left us to take a job in Detroit with the Cook Paint and...

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Stephen B. Palmer '49

Steve died Jan. 12, 2007, after a long battle with supranuclear palsy and cancer. He was 79. He prepared at Vermont Academy, and at Princeton he majored...

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Robert Underwood Parish '49

Bob, who was born in Houston, died there Mar. 30, 1998.Bob prepared at the Kinkaid School and Andover and served in the Navy from 1943-46 in the Pacific theater. He...

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Davis Raff Parker '49

"ACE" PARKER passed away Dec. 2, 1989, in Gettysburg, Penn., after a massive heart attack."Ace," was born on March 30, 1927, and attended University School in Shaker...

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Russell Bogert Parmele '49

Russ suffered for many years from a kidney disease, and died Mar. 2, 1999, at home.He prepared at Staten Island Academy, and he was a pilot in the Naval Air Corps from...

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Robert Lee Patteson '49

Bob Patteson prepared at Andover. Before coming to Princeton, he served in the Army Air Corps Weather Service as a staff sergeant. He was with the 10th Weather Squadron,...

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Robert D. Peck '49

Bob died July 29, 1997, in Tallahassee, Fla. He was 73.He prepared at Phillips Exeter Academy and, before entering Princeton, served three years in the Army's European...

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Donald Pelham '49

Don died Sept. 27, 2005, as the result of injuries from a fall. He was 78.He prepared for Princeton at St. Paul's School and majored chemical engineering. He served...

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A. Jefferson Penfield '49

Jeff Penfield of Longboat Key, Fla., formerly of New York City, Montreal, and Syracuse, N.Y., died peacefully Feb. 5, 2011, of malignant melanoma. A graduate of...

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James I. Peters Jr. '49

Jim died Dec. 28, 2008, of complications caused by Parkinson’s disease. He was 82.   Jim prepared for Princeton at Holly Springs High School in Meridian, Miss. He served...

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Harold G. Peterson '49

Pete died Aug. 6, 2005, of a blood disorder. He was 84.He prepared for Princeton at Newell High School in South Dakota and came to Princeton after four years of Army...

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James M. Phillips '49 *59

James Phillips died Aug. 2, 2012, from complications of a fall. Jim was born March 21, 1929, in Pittsburgh. He came to Princeton from Peabody High School and graduated...

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Mahlon Pitney '49

Pit died Aug. 22, 2005. He was 78.   He prepared for Princeton at Exeter. There is no entry for him in any other class publication until our 50-year book. In that book...

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Rex A. Pixley Jr. '49

Rex died Feb. 20, 2007. He was 79 and had been in poor health for a number of years as a result of two strokes suffered prior to our 50th reunion. He prepared for...

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Victor A. Pizzolato '49

Victor Pizzolato died Sept. 16, 2011, in Bourne, Mass. Vic was born Jan. 12, 1929, in Brooklyn. He came to Princeton from Boys High School. A scholarship student in...

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Allan King Poole Jr. '49 *52

Allan Poole died Nov. 1, 2012. He was born May 28, 1927, in New Haven, Conn., and came to Princeton from Kent School and after service in the Army. At Princeton, where...

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Milton Grosvenor Potter Jr. '49

Grove was stricken suddenly by severe chest pain while attending a class symposium with his wife, Lorene, on Oct. 17, 2003. He was immediately rushed to the hospital,...

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Richard Q. Praeger '49

Rick died April 22, 2008. He was 83.   He prepared for Princeton at St. John’s Preparatory School in Brooklyn and served in the Navy in the Pacific theater before...

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Alexander Proudfit '49

"Sandy" died June 28, 2000, at Mercy Hospital in Miami, where he had been evacuated from his home on Great Guana Cay, Abaco, Bahamas. He died of injuries received in a...

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William S. Rachlin '49

Bill died April 8, 2009, at the age of 79.   He prepared for Princeton at New Britain (Conn.) High School. At Princeton he majored in chemistry. He was a member of the...

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John Hardwick Ransom '49

Jack, son of the late Julius Chalmers Ransom '20, died May 24, 1997.He came to Princeton from Exeter in 1945, but was drafted into the service for two and a half years....

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Richard Gordon Rausch '49 *57

Dick died Feb. 9, 1999, in Freeman Township, Maine, of lung cancer. He was 74. He came to Princeton from Madison [N.J.] H.S. after service in the Army Air force in the...

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Douglas E. Reeder '49

Doug died Feb. 9, 2007, after a long period of hospital and rehabilitation care. He was 78. He prepared for Princeton at Webster Groves (Mo.) High School. At Princeton...

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Thomas Ryder Remington '49

Tom died on Mar. 16, 2000, of bone cancer. He was 73.He prepared for Princeton at Hotchkiss and served in the Marine Corps from 1945-46 and again from 1951-53. At...

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William Henry Rentschler '49

Bill died Dec. 6, 2009, at the age of 84.   He transferred to Princeton from Yale in 1946 and majored in history. He prepared   for college at Phillips Academy and the...

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Donald Husted Riddle '49 *56

Don died on Oct. 11, 1999, after a long illness. He was 78. At Princeton, he majored in politics and was in the Woodrow Wilson School.After receiving his PhD in...

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Herbert Rinaldi '49

Herb died Sept. 26, 2010, at Mountainside Hospital in Glen Ridge, N.J. He was 82. Born in North Bergen, N.J., he graduated Princeton in 1949 and...

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Frederick Goddard Roberts '49

Fred died of cancer on Aug. 13, 1999. He was 71. He came to Princeton from St. Paul's School after service in the Navy during WWII. He was a geology major and a member...

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Harley M. Roberts '49

Harley Roberts, a retired transportation and energy economist, died Apr. 5, 1998, at the Washington Hospital Center after heart surgery.Harley was born in Shanghai,...

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George Duncan Robertson '49

Dr. Dunc Robertson, of Pineville, La., died of a heart condition on May 18, 1996, in Rapides General Hospital. He was 68. He was professor of surgery at Tulane medical...

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Dudley Bell Robinson Jr. '49 *52

"TOM" DIED at home on May 219, 1,992, following a heroic twoyear bout with prostate cancer.He was born in Cleveland on Mar. 15, 1927, and came to Princeton from Andover....

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Edward S. Rogers III '49

Ed died Feb. 4, 2008, at the age of 78. He had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for a number of years. Ed came to Princeton from Choate. He withdrew from the...

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Richard Marion Rush '49

Dick died Oct. 24, 1996, during treatment for a heart attack. He had retired Sept. 30 from the chemistry division of the Oak Ridge Natl. Laboratory in Tennessee after 40...

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John Raymond Russell '49 *66

John died Nov. 6, 2006, after a long illness. He was 78, He prepared for Princeton at West End High School in Nashville, Tenn. He initially majored in...

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John Russell III '49

John lost his courageous battle with cancer July 6, 1994, in Seattle.Born Nov. 3, 1927, in Bryn Mawr, Pa., the son of John Jr. '16, John captained the championship...

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William Pomeroy Ryan '49 *58

Roy Ryan died Aug. 19, 1995. He was 67. He prepared for Princeton at Princeton H.S., where he was active in tennis, student government, and Glee Club. At Princeton he...

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Francis Ryan '49

Frank died of heart failure July 7, 2008. He was 83.   He prepared for Princeton at Somerville (N.J.) High School. He was a navigator in the Army Air Corps during...

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John Dennis Rycroft '49

Dennis died Oct. 3, 1997, of pancreatic cancer. He was 70. Dennis prepared at Horace Mann School and served in the Air Force prior to coming to Princeton in 1946. At...

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Richard K. Sands '49

Dick died peacefully Aug. 28, 2010, after a valiant battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 82. Dick was born July 23, 1928, the son of Walter Harold and...

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William A. Saupe '49

Bill died Sept. 23, 2001, at home with his family after a long battle with cancer. He was 73. He prepared at Lawrenceville. At Princeton he majored in engineering, was a...

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Edward G. Sawyer '49

Ed Sawyer died Dec. 17, 2010, at his home in St. Johnsbury, Vt., of complications related to lymphoma. Ed was a well-known figure in northeastern Vermont who frequently...

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John Mchenry Schuler '49 *52

JOHN SCHULER passed away at his home in Issaquah, Wash., June 23, 1990, a victim of heart disease.John was born may 5, 1928 in Teheran, Iran, the son of a foreign...

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Herbert J. Schulman '49

Herbert Schulman died Jan. 7, 2012, from complications after a fall. Herb was born May 23, 1928, in New York City, and came to Princeton from the High School of...

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Harry A. G. Seggerman '49

Harry died May 19, 2001. He was 73. Harry came to Princeton from St Paul's. At Princeton he majored in English, and was a member of Quadrangle Club. He was a former...

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Ezra B. Sharp '49 *51

Ezra Sharp died Oct. 27, 2011. Ezra was born April 22, 1928, in Philadelphia and came to Princeton from Moorestown High School. Several of his relatives were...

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Harper Sibley Jr. '49

Harper died June 4, 2009. He was 82.   He prepared for Princeton at Groton School. Harper was on the baseball and rugby teams and sang in the Glee Club and choir. He...

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Donald Maclaren Simmons Jr. '49

DON DIED May 7, 1991, in Tucson, of complications from emphysema.He was born Aug. 13, 1922, in Sewickley, Penn., and prepared for college at Lawrenceville. Don...

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Michael Singer '49

Mike, who had a number of heart problems over the years, died May 26, 1997. He was 69. Mike prepared for Princeton at Brooklyn Technical H.S. At Princeton he majored in...

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Vincent R. Smith Jr. '49

Vincent died Dec. 23, 2005, after a long illness. He was 81. He was originally a member of the Class of 1947, but switched to '49 upon his graduation. He prepared for...

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Boris Sokoloff Jr. '49

Boris Sokoloff died Dec. 8, 2012. Boris was born in Nice, France, July 20, 1924, the son of a prominent cancer researcher and author. He prepared at the Lycée de...

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William Clay Spearing '49

Bill was born on Long Island, N.Y., June 30, 1924, and according to the Social Security Index died at Islip in May, 1985.Bill came to Princeton from Mineola H.S. At...

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Robert B. Speers '49

Bob died Sept. 10, 2007, at the age of 79.   He prepared for Princeton at Montclair (N.J.) High School. At Princeton he majored in politics and joined Campus...

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George C. Sponsler III '49 *52

George died Aug. 18, 2008, from the effects of Parkinson’s disease. He was 80. George prepared for Princeton at Calvin Coolidge High School in Washington, D.C. At...

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Edmund A. Stanley Jr. '49

Edmund Stanley, known as Ted, died Dec. 16, 2009, at his home in Oxford, Md. He was born July 9, 1924, in New York City. After Lawrenceville and infantry duty in...

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Thomas Harry Stathopulos '49

Tom died Sept. 29, 1995, following a three-year bout with ALS, which he bore with grace. He had been selected to participate in a program for the new drug riluzole, but...

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Michael Steinberg '49 *51

Michael, who helped frame the listening experience of countless music lovers, died July 26, 2009, from complications related to cancer.   He served as The Boston...

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Jack L. Stone '49 *53

Jack died Oct. 28, 2003, of complications from a stroke he suffered seven years ago. He was 76.Jack served in the Navy during WWII. At Princeton he majored in electrical...

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John Caryl Stratton '49

John, one of the oldest members of our class, was 80 when he died on Apr. 5, 2001, of cancer in Naples, Fla.He came to Princeton as a married veteran with a DFC and...

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Richard Maynard Strohm '49

Richard Strohm died Nov. 29, 1996. Dick prepared at Exeter. He left Princeton to enter West Point, from which he graduated in 1950, then served with the First Engineer...

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Paul Victor Strumia '49

Paul died July 4, 1994, at Bryn Mawr Hospital after a brief illness and complications from a brain tumor.He was born Feb. 29, 1928, in Philadelphia and prepared at the...

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Herbert S. Swan '49

The following memorial was posted online with the April 23, 2014, issue. Herbert Swan died Sept. 14, 1997, at his home in Barrington Hills, Ill. We have only recently...

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Laurence J. Swinburne '49

Larry died on Jan. 1, 2000, in Charlottesville, Va., of heart attack. He was 75.He attended our 50th Reunion. He came to Princeton from Oyster Bay H.S. on Long Island...

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Cornelius H. Talbert '49

Neil died Apr. 9, 2003, of complications from diabetes. He was 83.Neil was one of the older members of the class. He prepared for Princeton at Cranford [N.J.] HS. He...

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LAURENCE J. THEILGARD '49

Larry died Nov. 13, 2007, at the age of 80, after a valiant fight against brain cancer. He prepared for Princeton at Princeton High School and served in the Navy as an...

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Charles Morse Thom '49

Charlie Thom died Dec. 1, 1995, at his home in Scarsdale, N.Y.He prepared at the Hill School. At Princeton he earned an AB in English and was a member of Key and Seal...

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Gustavus Ober Thomas '49

Gus died Sept. 10, 1999, in Baltimore, from complications of a peptic ulcer. He was 72. He came to Princeton from the Gilman School after service in the Navy. He was a...

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William G. Thompson '49

Bill died Nov. 27, 2005. He was 77.   He prepared for Princeton at Penn Charter School in Philadelphia. He majored in English, was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and...

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Chauncey B. Thuss '49

Chauncey died Feb. 4, 2005. He was 77.He prepared for Princeton at Baylor Military Academy, and at Princeton he majored in biology. He served in the Navy as an aviation...

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Henry N. Tifft III '49

Henry died Aug. 8, 2006, after a short illness. He was 78. He prepared for Princeton at Hotchkiss School. Henry majored in politics at Princeton and was a member of...

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Richard C. Torbert '49

Dick died Oct 7, 2003, from complications of Parkinson's disease. He was 75.Dick prepared for Princeton at Columbia HS in Maplewood, N.J. He majored in history, and as a...

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Peter M. Torrey '49

Pete died on Oct. 30, 2001, of cardiac arrest. He was 74. He was born in London and prepared at Phillips Exeter. At Princeton he majored in history, was a member of...

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Frank W. Townley '49

Frank died May 30, 2005. He was 78.Frank prepared for Princeton at North Plainfield (N.J.) High School. While at Princeton he majored in economics in the American...

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Charles C. Townsend Jr. '49

Charlie died peacefully at home Aug. 27, 2010.   Charlie entered Princeton in June 1945 immediately after graduating from Pomfret School. He finished freshman year...

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William Richmond Tracy Jr. '49

WE ARE GREATLY SADDENED at the loss of Rich Tracy to pancreatic cancer, which was diagnosed Feb. 15 and led to his passing, June 3, 1990.Rich was born in Philadelphia...

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Gardiner Trowbridge II '49

NOTE: The following is a corrected version of a memorial published in the Jan. 27, 1999, issue of PAW. Gar Trowbridge, son of the late Arthur Lusk Trowbridge '13, died...

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Edward Hallam Tuck '49

Ed died on Oct. 2, 2002, of cancer. He was 75. He prepared for Princeton at St. Paul's School. At Princeton he majored in English and graduated with honors. Ed played...

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Thomas C. Turner '49

Tom died Aug. 11, 2012. He was born Jan. 28, 1927, in Oxford, Ala. After being named valedictorian of his class at the McCallie School, he became the fifth member of...

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Douglas K. Valldejuli '49

Doug died July 25, 2007, just prior to his 80th birthday. He prepared for Princeton at Culver Military Academy. He left Princeton to enter the Army. While on active...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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William J. Young '49

Bill died March 14, 2010.   He prepared at the Lawrenceville School, majored in English and American civilization at Princeton, and received a law degree from the...

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Thomas Quirk Ziegler '49

Tom Ziegler, a retired anesthesiologist, died Aug. 9, 1995, at his Auburn, Calif., home.He prepared at James Ford Rhodes School in Cleveland. At Princeton he majored in...

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