Ted Mack, a devoted Princetonian through and through, died Feb.23, 2023, of heart failure at home in Cincinnati, where he was born Sept. 6, 1933. His father E.J. “Buddy” Mack Jr. was in the Class of ’31, his father-in-law Jack Bogart was in the Class of ’34 and his brother Steve was in the Class of ’58. Ted was secretary of the Class of ’55 for seven years and was deeply involved with activities for Princeton and Cincinnati throughout his life.
Ted attended Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati before graduating from Choate, where he participated in lacrosse and the press club. At Princeton, he joined Quadrangle Club and majored in American history. He played varsity lacrosse on the 1953 national championship team and 150-pound football. He also participated in IAA football and squash. During senior year he roomed with Denny Burns and Jim Park.
After two years in the Army, Ted married Barbara Bogart, who was raised in Caracas, Venezuela, then began a career of worldwide exports of U.S. products, living at times in Zurich, Switzerland, and West Sussex, England. Ted and Barbara loved horses and for many years they kept a pony, horses, and dogs for horse shows and fox hunting. The whole family played tennis while coaching the children for baseball and soccer teams.
Ted is survived by his wife, Barbara, and three children with families: Elena, Peter, and Cynthia; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and Ted’s brother John.