Edwin Baker Spaulding ’30

Edwin Baker Spaulding ’30 died on December 29, 2003, in Warwick, New York.

Born on August 29, 1908, in North Anson, he prepared for college at Morse High School in Bath and became a member of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation in 1930, he joined the American Powder Company in Maynard, Massachusetts, where he was an assistant superintendent.

In 1934 he joined Hercules, Inc., where he was a chemist in Parling, New Jersey, until 1940, when he became a chief chemist in Hercules’ Radford Ordnance Works in Virginia. After three years as technical superintendent with Hercules’ Badger Ordnance Works in Baraboo, Wisconsin, he returned to the Hercules operation in Parlin, where he worked until 1970.

From 1970 until 1981, he was a real estate agent with the David B. Marshall Company in East Brunswick, New Jersey. He was a deacon and member of the choir at the First Presbyterian Church in New Brunswick, a volunteer for the American Cancer Society, and a member of the Spencer Museum of Art.

Surviving are his wife, H. Justine O’Connell Spaulding, whom he married in 1981; and a daughter, Andrea S. Norris of Lawrence, Kansas.