Colonel Frederick W. Hall ’42 died on April 6, 2008, at his home in North Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.
He was born in Beverly, Mass., on August 26, 1919, and prepared for college at Beverly High School. At Bowdoin, he was a member of Alpha Kappa Sigma Fraternity and played baseball. He joined the U.S. Army in 1942 and remained afterWorldWar II as a career officer in the Signal Corps. He was decorated with the Legion of Merit and retired as a colonel in 1970. He moved to Wolfeboro in 1975, where he and his family had vacationed for many years at their camp on Lake Wentworth. He was an active volunteer in many civic and community organizations. He was president of the Board of Trustees of Huggins Hospital, a leader in the Lake Wentworth Association, and was active in preservation and environmental protection. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Jane (Sanford) of Farmville,Va.; a son, Frederick S. Hall of Hurst, Tex.; a daughter, Allison Hall Hart, of Irvine, Calif.; and four grandchildren.