Charlie was born in Abington, Pa., and graduated from the William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia. At Princeton, he was an economics major and a member and treasurer of Elm Club. He roomed with William Huston, L. Murray Houser, and Henderson Supplee.

After earning an MBA from Wharton Graduate School of the University of Pennsylvania, he joined Fidelity Bank, heading their international department. In 1979, Charlie moved to Princeton and held senior executive positions at The New York Bank for Savings, American Express International Bank, and The First American Bank of New York. After which, he opened his own marketing consulting office. He served on numerous boards and worked tirelessly for our class holding a variety of positions, the longest as class secretary from 2011-23.

A curious traveler, Charlie visited more than 100 countries in all parts of the world. Most recently, he traveled to Cuba, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, and North Korea. He was a member of the Council on Foreign Relations for 45 years. He began road racing when he was 50 and for more than 25 years competed in over 40 half-marathons and 12 marathons in the U.S. and Europe. He spent his summers with family in a cottage in the Adirondacks.

Charlie died Oct. 3, 2023, in Princeton of heart failure. A private burial was held, where the family wore orange and black and played Princeton songs. He is predeceased by his wife, Susie, and survived by his daughters, Hemsley and Alice, and five grandchildren.

Undergraduate Class of 1951