Ted grew up in Chicago and came to Princeton from St. Paul’s School in Concord, N.H. At Princeton he played freshman golf and junior varsity hockey. He majored in English and belonged to Cap and Gown.
Ted earned an MBA from Northwestern University. Remaining in his native Chicago, he founded and ran Marouffa Press, a publishing house specializing in poetry and books on the environment. He later served as president and chairman of Babson Farms, which his father had founded and led for many years.
Ted served on the boards of a number of nonprofit organizations in the Chicago area, including the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Graceland Cemetery, and Lyric Opera of Chicago. He played an active role in building the physical rehabilitation movement in Chicago.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Goodwin Tieken; sisters Nancy Tieken and Elizabeth Kirkpatrick; and companion Lee Glazer. The class extends sympathy to them all.