George L. Hinds Jr. ’55 died January 31, 2005, in Takoma Park, Md.
He was born November 12, 1933, in New York City and prepared for college at Fryeburg Academy, where he was president of the National Honor Society. He was a James Bowdoin Scholar and a member of Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, and graduated cum laude. He went on to earn his doctorate in physics from the University of Maryland in 1965. He began his academic career at the University of Maryland College Park as a graduate assistant, then a research assistant and finally a research associate from 1965 to 1970. From 1970 to 1976, he was a self-employed piano teacher, and was employed as a piano technician at Catholic University in Washington, D.C., from 1974 to 1976.