Arthur Abbott Terrill ’46

Arthur Abbott Terrill ’46 died on January 13, 2004, in San Antonio, Texas.

Born in the Maine town of Clinton on August 18, 1924, he prepared for college at Concord (NH) High School and became a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended in 1942-43. During World War II, he served from 1943 to 1946 in the U.S. Army, taking pre-medical courses at the University of Pennsylvania for two years. He received his M.D. degree from Yale University School of Medicine in 1948 and rejoined the Army, in which he served on active duty until his retirement as a full colonel in 1982. He had assignments in Korea, Germany, Chile, Thailand, Italy, as well as at many bases and hospitals in the United States, including service as supervisor of professional activities for all Army hospitals here and in Panama. He was awarded the Legion of Merit in 1970 and the Bronze Star Medal on 1950. He was a member of the American Medical Association, was a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and was certified by the American Board of Surgery. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Qua Terrill, whom he married in 1947; four sons, Arthur K. Terrill of Phoenix, AZ, John A. Terrill II of Radnor, PA, Dr. Robert Q. Terrill ’79 of Northborough, MA, and Richard S. Terrill of Los Gatos, CA; a sister, Joanne Petersen of Bend, OR; a brother, John S. Terrill of Durham, NH; and five grandchildren.