James Gibson Woodbury ’49

James Gibson Woodbury ’49 died on March 15, 2004, in Lewiston, Maine.

Born on January 29, 1928, in Bronxville, NY, he prepared for college at Great Neck (NY) High School, the Stony Brook School in Long Island, NY, and the New Hampton School in New Hampshire and became a member of Theta Delta Chi Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended in 1945-46 before serving in the U.S. Army for 18 months, attaining the rank of sergeant. He returned to Bowdoin for a year and then studied for a year and a half at Bethany College in West Virginia. After further study at Bowdoin, he received his degree in 1952 as a member of the Class of 1949. He worked as office manager of Island Safaris, Inc., in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, and then was for many years an accountant with H. & R. Block in Lewiston. Surviving are two sisters, Suzanne Gerry of North Yarmouth and Sally Handy of Lyme, CT, and eight nieces and nephews.