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Donald K. Mcallen ’31

Published in July 5, 2000, issue

Born in Glencoe, Ill., Don lived the greater part of his life in Lancaster, Pa.

He prepared at the New Trier H.S. At Princeton he was a member of the Pistol Team, the Band, and a member of Key and Seal. After graduation he joined the accounting firm of Arthur Young, where he remained until 1939. His knowledge in mathematics (his major as an undergraduate) and what he learned at the firm enabled him to get a crash-course CPA degree from the U. of Illinois. In 1939 he left to join Anchor Hocking Glass Corp., but from 1942-46 his career was interrupted by WWII when he activated his reserve commission and joined the field artillery. He spent two years as an executive transportation officer in Upper Assam in India and was discharged as a lt.-col. in 1946. He returned to Anchor Hocking until he retired as a v.p. in 1975.

In Lancaster Don was a trustee of the Community Chest, the Fairfield Hospital, and the YMCA. He was also a v.p. of the Princeton Club of Central Ohio, and a member of the Lancaster Country Club.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Louise, a son, Henry R. '60, a daughter, Louise B., and a granddaughter, Lilly. The class extends its deepest sympathy to the entire family.

The Class of 1931

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