Phil served in the Army after graduation from Robert E. Lee High School and before coming to Princeton. He majored in history and ate at Tower, joining enthusiastically in a number of campus outfits, including the Prince (local advertising manager), the Nassau Herald committee, Student Christian Association, Westminster Fellowship, Orange Key freshman committee, and the Campus Fund drive. He roomed with Merle-Smith. 

His first job was as a college traveler for The Macmillan Co. He turned to finance from 1955 until 1981, when he returned to books, working in sales for Mumford Library Books. It was a stint that he much enjoyed. Phil also enjoyed Reunions and was a frequent and vocal attendee.  

Active in his community in Jacksonville, Fla., he served on boards of the library, the symphony, the Historical Society, and as founder and president of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society.  

Phil died Jan. 12, 2019. His wife, Gloria, and son Philip III died earlier. The class will miss him and appreciates his service to our country and loyalty to the class. 

Undergraduate Class of 1952