Arthur Vose Sweetser ’52

Arthur Vose Sweetser ’52 died on November 28, 2006, in Mansfield, Massachusetts.

Born on November 20, 1927, in Somerville, MA, he prepared for college at Kingfield High School in Maine and served in the U.S.Army from 1946 to 1948. He entered Bowdoin in 1948 and became a member of Delta Upsilon Fraternity. Following his graduation in June of 1951 as a member of the Class of 1952, he served for two years in the U.S. Army, attaining the rank of first lieutenant. For many years, beginning in 1953, he was an accountant with the General Electric Company in Schenectady, NY, Cleveland, OH, Wilmington, MA, and Westwood, MA. He retired in 1989. He was a 55-year member of the Mount Abram Masonic Lodge of Kingfield. Surviving are his wife, Joan Blanchette Sweetser, whom he married in 1952; a son, Maj. Nathan Sweetser of Chester,VA; a daughter, Susan Sweetser of Peabody, MA; four grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.