Eugene P. McGlauflin ’47

Eugene P. McGlauflin ’47 died on October 25, 2011, in Little Rock, Arkansas.

He was born in South Portland on July 15, 1922, and prepared for Bowdoin at South Portland High School and Portland Junior College. He graduated cum laude with honors in English from Bowdoin, where he was a member of Theta Delta Chi fraternity, and went on to earn a master’s degree in business administration from the Columbia University in 1955. He served to captain as an Army Air Forces fighter pilot in Italy during World War II, flying P-51 Mustangs with the 308th Squadron, 31st Fighter Group, 15th Air Force, and then with the Air Force in the Korean War. He was awarded six Air Medals and a Distinguished Flying Cross. He spent most of his professional life working for Arkansas Power & Light, from which he retired after 26 years as director of corporate services. He served on the board of Southeast Mental Health and was active with Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce, United Fund, and Salvation Army. He was dedicated to St. James United Methodist Church, which he attended since he and his family moved to Little Rock in 1977 and where he taught Sunday school for many years. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dorothy White McGlauflin; two daughters, Dr. Margaret M. Feurtado and Mary Cooper McGlauflin; and three grandsons. He was predeceased by three brothers, Richard, Robert, Donald, and George; and three sisters, Dorothy Hinchliffe, Elizabeth, and Margaret.

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