The son of working-class parents in New York City, Milt was in the Army from 1943 to 1946 with service in Europe.

At Princeton he majored in SPIA and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He was in Court Club, editor of the Nassau Sovereign, and rowed 150-pound crew. Milt received a study grant to Guatemala. He graduated with high honors in 1948.

After earning a Ph.D. at Harvard in 1958, his academic career was mostly at Brandeis University, where he headed Latin American studies. He was a leading authority on Uruguay.

Milt died June 20, 2018, in Cambridge, Mass. He was 93. Milt is survived by his wife of 62 years, Elsa; two sons; and a daughter.

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Undergraduate Class of 1948