Albert F. Lilley ’54 died on April 17, 2008, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Born on December 21, 1932, in Harrisburg, Penn., he prepared for college at Woodrow Wilson High School (D.C.). At Bowdoin, he became a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity and served as president. He served as a 1st lieutenant in the U.S. Army, with the 4th Armored Division. In 1959, he earned his L.L.B. and J.D. from the University ofVirginia Law School, where he was articles editor of the Virginia Law Review. He joined the law firm of Milbak,Twee, Hadley and McCloy in New York City, where he spent his entire career, specializing in corporate governance, public utility finance, securities regulation, public and private offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. He served on the Board of Education of a regional high school in Allendale, N.J. For Bowdoin, he served as a member of the Board of Overseers, as chairman of the Alumni Fund, and as president of the Alumni Council. He was a 2004 recipient of Bowdoin’s Alumni Service Award. In 1993, he established the Lilley Family Fund to enhance the academic program through support of scholarly research by members of the Bowdoin faculty. For Virginia Law School, he served on the Alumni Council and as Alumni Fund class manager. He was for 12 years a member of the Board of Trustees of theValley Hospital in Ridgewood, N.J., including its president. He was a director of the Valley Care Corp and ofValley Home and Community Health Care, Inc. When he retired to Chapel Hill, he continued his community service as president of the Rotary Club, president of the Board of Trustees of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Arts Center, and as a board member of the West Triangle United Nations Association. He is survived by his wife Judith; two sons, Kirk A. Lilley ’83 of Seattle, Wash., and Alex Lilley of Maynard, Mass.; a daughter, Kristin Chapman of Raleigh; a brother, John Lilley of Cumberland, Maine.; and six grandchildren.