He came to us from Springfield (Mo.) High School. At Princeton, he majored in English, joined Terrace, and was majorly into singing. He was in the Glee Club, Chapel Choir, Triangle, and he was a soloist in the First Presbyterian Church choir. He roomed with George Newlin and George Schreyer.
Wells, after graduating summa cum laude, served in the Army, then went to the University of Missouri and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1956. He went on to work in public relations and communications for the National Imagery and Mapping Agency and worked pro bono for many community organizations in St. Louis. He sang in the choir of Christ Church Cathedral (Episcopal) for a number of years and was a member of the Masonic Lodge.
Wells married Bette Lee Brewster, who died before him. He is survived by their two children, Susan and Mark, to whom the class sends its good wishes along with appreciation of Wells’ Army service to our nation.