Adolphe Alexander ’50

Adolphe Alexander ’50 died on December 5, 2006, in Concord, Massachusetts.

Born on December 24, 1922, in Waltham, MA, he prepared for college at Sudbury (MA) High School and attended Boston Technical Institute for a year in 1941-42. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Air Forces as a B-17 bomber crew member with the 49th Bomber Squadron.After the war, he attended Portland Junior College for a year and then entered Bowdoin as a member of the sophomore class. Following his graduation in 1951 as a member of the Class of 1950, he worked for many years in a veterinary pharmaceutical company that he founded. He was married in 1949 to Ruth Black, who survives him, as do three daughters, Dr. Jayne Alexander of Bridgewater, MA, Gail Alexander, also of Bridgewater, and Susan Alexander of Bristol,VT; a son, Glen Alexander of Appleton; a brother, Algy Alexander of Sudbury; and two grandchildren.