John died July 14, 1997. He was born in Reading, Pa., Nov. 29, 1950, and attended Reading H.S., where he was active in soccer, various clubs, and the honor society, and graduated near the top of his class of 900 students. John entered Princeton in 1968 and was a member of the Student Volunteers Council, Princeton's Center for Analysis of Public Issues, the Bachelor's Six, Quadrangle Club, and various other Princeton organizations.
After graduation, John worked in the international banking department of Midlantic Bank. After several years John returned to school and earned an MBA in finance and marketing from Columbia U. John then worked in the corporate finance department of CBS in NYC. Several years later John was recruited by General Motors, and then other automotive manufacturers, and lived in some of the most beautiful and interesting cities in both the U.S. and foreign countries. John was also a member of the Coast Guard Reserve Auxiliary. While he retired, John worked as a volunteer disaster relief for the Red Cross. John is predeceased by Thomas K. Leidy Esq. 1895, Thomas W. Leidy Esq. '34, and John P. Leidy MD '37.
The Class of 1972