Dudley Dowell, Jr. ’51 died on July 29, 2007, in Cumming, Iowa.
Born in Little Rock, Ark., on February 6, 1929, he became an Eagle Scout at age 15 and prepared for college at Bronxville (N.Y.) High School. He attended Bowdoin from xx to xx, where he was a member of Seta Psi Fraternity as well as the Glee Club. He left the College to serve as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict and later graduated from the University of Arkansas. He went on to be an insurance marketer and an executive. He was a member of the American Legion, the Marine Corps Association, the Izaak Walton League (Des Moines chapter), and was an avid reader and fly fisherman. He was predeceased by his wife Karen, to whom he had been married for 28 years, and he is survived by a sister, Dana Judkins of Little Rock,Ark.; two sons, Duke Dowell of Martinez, Calif., and David Dowell of Los Angeles; a daughter, Dana Windatt of Moraga, Calif.; and four grandsons.