He came to Princeton from Messick High School in Memphis, Tenn., where he participated in student government and was a member of the track and basketball teams. Pete was a recipient of the Memphis Alumni Club Scholarship.
At Princeton, he rowed crew for four years, majored in civil engineering, and was a Chapel deacon, and a member of Ivy Club. He roomed with Bill Carruthers, Roy Riddick, Bill Rudd, Richard ’59 and Larry Jelsma, Bob Bessire, and Hewes Agnew.
After graduation, Pete earned a law degree at the University of Michigan Law School in 1961. He had a long career in corporate law in Chicago.
Pete was one of the founders of the Northbrook Hockey League and served as a longtime coach of teams from mites to high school, as well as a volunteer referee. He was a commissioner and president of the Northbrook Park District. Pete loved his times with friends at Skokie CC, the Chicago Curling Club, the Tavern Club, and his cardiac exercise group.
Pete is survived by his wife, Paula; children Susan, Bill ’88, and Peter; seven grandchildren; and his brother, David. The class extends its deepest sympathy to them all.