Charles Trench Dillaway ’49

Charles Trench Dillaway ’49 died on May 21, 2005, in Monterey, California.

Born on August 30, 1927, in Melrose, MA, he prepared for college at Wilmington (MA) High School and the Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts and became a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity at Bowdoin. In November of 1945, during his freshman year, he left to serve in the U.S. Navy. Following his graduation in 1949 he joined the faculty at the Hatch Preparatory School in Dexter. After serving in the U.S. Army Signal Corps as a first lieutenant from 1951 to 1954 he rejoined the faculty at the Hatch School as head of the English department, a position he held until 1961. He taught at the Winchendon School in Massachusetts from 1961 to 1964 and at the Robert Louis Stevenson School in Pebble Beach, CA, from 1964 to 1975. He operated a gift store in Carmel, CA, from 1976 to 1980 and then worked for a property management firm in San Francisco, CA. He retired in 1990. Surviving are two brothers, George Dillaway of Palm Springs, CA, and Peter Dillaway of Las Cruces, NM, and a sister, Sally Dillaway of Walnut Creek, CA.