Bob graduated from Roosevelt High School in Yonkers, N.Y. At Princeton he majored in geological engineering and joined Cloister Inn, the Westminster Fellowship, Theatre Intime, Whig-Clio, the Westchester Club, and the Yacht Club. He roomed with Bob Johnston.

Bob had a successful career in petroleum engineering, chiefly in management roles with Phillips Petroleum Co. He had ranking offices for Phillips in Venezuela, Egypt, Nigeria, Indonesia, and China.

He retired to Lakeway, Texas, with his wife, Elmira, where he served pro bono as director of the utility district and commissioner of the planning and zoning commission. They had three sons, John, Robert Jr., and Paul.

Bob died Dec. 28, 2021. The class offers its sympathies to his surviving family members.

Undergraduate Class of 1952