He came to us from The Hill School, earning a bachelor’s of science degree from Princeton and a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. His father was a member of the Class of 1902.

A lieutenant (junior grade) in the Navy, he served in Korea as a surgeon with the 1st Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division. In the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, his battalion was trapped by 120,000 Chinese troops and fought their way out over 17 days in 25-below-zero weather. For this, he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, the U.S. Presidential Unit Citation, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and the Korea Service Medal.

George practiced cardiology in the Harrisburg, Pa., area for more than 45 years, culminating with the Moffitt Heart & Vascular Group. He served at Carlisle Hospital, Polyclinic Hospital, Holy Spirit Hospital, and Harrisburg Hospital (chief of cardiology and president of the medical staff). He was clinical professor of medicine at Penn State and president of the Dauphin County Medical Society and the Harrisburg Academy of Medicine.

George is survived by his wife, Ann; three sons; one daughter; a stepdaughter; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

Undergraduate Class of 1945