James E. Gillen ’67

James E. Gillen ’67 died November 10, 2013, in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada. He was born in Los Angeles on December 3, 1946, and prepared for college at St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower, Calif. He transferred to Bowdoin after two years at UCLA and graduated in 1968. He majored in German, and in his junior year spent a summer studying German at the Goethe House at McGill University. He began his career as a programmer/analyst at United California Bank in Los Angeles before moving to Toronto to accept a position as a scheduling officer at the University of Toronto. He held several positions with various companies in Toronto, and did not move back to the United States until 1988. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Victoria Hudon Meyer Gillen; four children, and seven grandchildren. He was predeceased by a granddaughter.

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