Arthur Edward Moyer ’33

Arthur Edward Moyer ’33 died in February of 2006 in Walpole, Massachusetts.

 Born on October 22, 1911, in Boston, he prepared for college at Reading High School and Cushing Academy in Massachusetts and became a member of Theta Delta Chi Fraternity at Bowdoin.

Following his graduation cum laude in 1933, he entered Fordham University in New York, from which he received a bachelor of law degree in 1938. He was an auditor in New York City from 1933 until 1942.

During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army and Air Force from 1942 to 1946, attaining the rank of first lieutenant. From 1946 to 1972, he was associated with the Air Force as a civilian employee except for the period from 1951 to 1957, when he was on active duty. He was chief of the Air Force’s contract claims unit until 1948, chief of the trial facilities contract section from 1949 to 1956, chairman of the procurement law division from 1957 to 1959, chairman of the procurement committee from 1959 to 1962, and deputy director of contract operations from 1967 until 1972.

In 1969, he was the recipient of the Air Force’s Meritorious Civilian Service Award, and in 1972, he received the Exceptional Civilian Service Award. He retired in 1973. In Centerville, OH, he was treasurer of St. George Episcopal Church and president of the Lions Club.

He was married in 1941 to Gertrude Mott, who predeceased him, and was married again in 1986 to Laura B. Freeman, who also predeceased him. He is survived by a stepson, John Freeman of Concord, MA, and a niece.