Graham Hawkins Bell ’41 died on February 25, 2004, in Placentia, California.
Born on March 17, 1918, in Hartford, CT, he prepared for college at Glastonbury (CT) High School and Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts and studied for three years at Bowdoin before spending two years at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, receiving degrees from both in 1942, with his Bowdoin degree awarded cum laude. After seven years as an assistant project engineer with Wright Aeronautical Corporation in New Jersey, he became a special projects engineer with M.W. Kellogg Company in Jersey City, NJ, in 1949. In 1952, he joined Philco Corporation in Philadelphia, PA.