Bradford Jealous ’41

Bradford Jealous ’41 died on March 6, 2004, in Dallas, Texas.

Born on August 1, 1919, in Waterville, he prepared for college at Thomaston High School and became a member of Zeta Psi Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation in 1941, he served as a pilot and flight instructor in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1941 to 1945, attaining the rank of lieutenant. After the war he joined R.C. Harvey Company in the wool business. In 1953 he and Hartley Lord ’36 joined in forming Lord & Jealous Woolen Mills in Norfolk, MA, where they set up a plant and machinery to process wool wastes, which they sold to textile mills throughout the country. For some years before his retirement he was self- employed as Bradford Jealous Company in Boston and then in Wellesley, MA, where he was one of the founders of the Wellesley Little League. He was married in 1942 to Jane Harvey, who died in February of 1983, and is survived by his second wife, Dorothy Cushing Jealous, whom he married in October of 1983; a son, Bradford Jealous, Jr. of The Woodlands, TX; four daughters, Jane of Natick, MA, Evelyn of Tunkhannock, PA, Amy J. of Duxbury, MA, and Ann Natick; three stepsons; 11 grandchildren, including Abigail Jealous Abouchar ’91 of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; nine step- grandchildren; and six great- grandchildren.