John B. Lowry ’52

John graduated from Mercersburg. He majored in SPIA and was president of  Tower Club. He joined WPRU and Westminster Fellowship, the Western Pennsylvania Club, the Press Club, and the Interclub Committee. He roomed with Bob Bennett, Vic Bihl, and Stew Pursel.

John served in Korea as a second lieutenant in the Army artillery for two years, then went to Harvard Law School, graduating in 1957. He joined the San Francisco law firm of McCutchen, Doyle, Brown, and Enersen in 1958; he became a partner of the firm and focused on tax law, retiring in 2000. He was a long-time member of the Calvary Presbyterian Church.

John died June 20, 2021. He is survived by his wife, Sally; and their five sons, John Jr., Andrew, Stephen, Peter, and William. To them the class sends its good wishes, with thanks for John’s service to our country.

Undergraduate Class of 1952