He came to Princeton from Western Reserve Academy, where he participated in track, swimming, the debating team, and the Glee Club. At Princeton Pete ran cross-country and track, worked on the Nassau Herald, and was a University Store trustee. He was a member of Cannon Club and a history major. He roomed with Fred Matter, John Miller, Jeff Bomer, Doug Ellis, Bert Sparrow, Pete Gall, and Vin Meade.
After graduation, he served in the Navy and attended the University of Virginia business school. Pete spent his entire career in the world of institutional investments in New York City. Also known as Lou, he was a member of the Princeton Club of New York, the Bond Club of New York, and the Squadron A Association.
He retired from Wertheim and Co. in 1997, and in 2003, he and Cindy moved to Pinehurst.
Pete is survived by his wife of almost 62 years, Cynthia; his sons, Clarke and wife, Cindy, and Geoffrey; and three grandchildren, Peter, Katharine, and Julia. The class extends its deepest sympathy to them all.