George Edwin Fogg, Jr. ’43

George Edwin Fogg, Jr. ’43 died on October 4, 2005, in Seneca Falls, New York.

Born on November 20, 1921, in Portland, he prepared for college at Cape Elizabeth High School and became a member of Psi Upsilon Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended in 1939-1940. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army from 1940 to 1946 and then returned to the College and graduated in 1948 as a member of the Class of 1943. He was an engineer with Sylvania Electric Products, which became GTE Sylvania in 1969, working as an engineer in the microwave development laboratory and as a field engineer with the television picture tube (cathode ray tube) division. He also worked with the North American Phillips Corporation in Seneca Falls before his retirement. For some years he was a trustee of the Seneca Falls Historical Society. He was also president of the Bowdoin Club of Central New York. He was married in 1958 to Joan Warner, who died in 2004. He is survived by a daughter, Heather Fogg; and two sons, Shawn Fogg and Ethan Fogg.