Emmons Cobb ’35

Emmons Cobb ’35 died on October 10, 2011, in Newport, New Hampshire.

He was born on September 22, 1913, in Manlius, N.Y., and graduated from Pelham (N.Y.) Memorial High School, where he was captain of the cross-country team and set a course record that stood for more than 50 years. He was a member of Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. He was employed at Dun & Bradstreet in Boston and New York. After marrying, he moved to Saxton’s River, Vt., where he established and operated Saxwin Valley Products Co. He held several sales and management positions over the years. He served on the Canaan School Board for two years and was a member and deacon of The First Baptist church of New London. He was an avid golfer, gardener, and skier. He is survived by his companion, Patricia Rude; daughter Carolyn C. Wallace; son Emmons W. Cobb; four grandchildren; three great-granddaughters; a great-grandson; three great-great grandchildren; and brother Willard H. Cobb Jr. ’47. He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Mary “Jerry” Wells-Brown Cobb.

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