Albert P. Gould ’37

Albert P. Gould ’37 died on January 2, 2013, at his home in Groton, Massachusetts.

He was born in Boston on May 8, 1914, son of the late Albert T. Gould, Class of 1908, and prepared for college at Stearns, the Belmont Hill School, and Thomaston (Maine) High School. He attended Bowdoin from 1933 to 1935 and was a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity. He loved the sea and sailing and made two trips around the world serving in the purser’s office on a Dollar Steamship Line vessel. He joined the Navy Reserve in 1940 and served for a year on the USS St. Augustine before being given command of a 75-foot patrol boat for two years, where he served to boatswain’s mate first class. He was then transferred to Kaneohe Naval Air Station in Hawaii for two more years. He worked for Simonds Saw & Steel Company in Fitchburg, Mass., for 32 years as manager of transportation. He was a trustee of the Nashoba Community Hospital. He and his wife helped found the Groton Outing Club. As his three daughters got more involved in horses, he cleared old apple orchards from his farmland, built jumps, and was a co-organizer of the Shepley Hill Horse Trails for 27 years. He was also a member of the Cruising Club of America and the Groton-Pepperell Rotary club. He is survived by daughters Elizabeth L. Reeves, Anna Eliot, and Susan McLean; five grandchildren; and three greatgrandchildren. He was predeceased in 1988 by his wife of 47 years, Elizabeth Lowell Ware Gould.

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