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Samuel L. Mcsorley III ’50

Published in May 15, 2002, issue

Sam died on Sept. 27, 2001, in Chestertown, Md. Sam was a true gentleman, kind and generous, who was everyone's best friend.

Prior to coming to Princeton, he attended Lake Forest [Ill.] Academy and served in the Air Force from 1944 to 1945. At Princeton he played football as a freshman, majored in economics, and with his roommates Bill Winters and David Aubrey belonged to Tiger Inn. In his sophomore year he married Dorothea Mendinhall. Sam and Dolly were originally from Wilmington, Del., but spent as much time as possible after Princeton at their family place, "Damsite," on the Chesapeake Bay, where they enjoyed entertaining friends. Most of Sam's working career was spent in the gas business with stops in Michigan, Houston, Indiana, and lastly the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

The class extends its sympathy to Dolly, his wife of 53 years, daughters Ruth Anne Taylor and Nancy Hoffman, son Ted, and eight grandchildren.

The Class of 1950

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