The twins graduated from Horace Mann School in 1944 and entered Princeton that summer. John graduated in 1948, was drafted into the Army in 1951, and served in Korea as a forward observer.
His business career was with the Owens Illinois Corp. and later with Star Corrugated Co. In 1977 he married Mary Morgenthau. The family lived in White Plains, N.Y., until 1982 and then moved to Villas on the Ridge in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.
John is survived by Mary; daughters Susan Stephens and Wendy Bachrach; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and his sister, Ellin.