James Matthew Belknap ’56

James Matthew Belknap ’56 died on November 23, 2003, in Damariscotta, Maine.

Born on July 3, 1934, in Damariscotta, he prepared for college at Lincoln Academy and became a member of Zeta Psi Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended from 1952 to 1954. For many years he was self-employed as a carpenter, working much of the time with home remodeling and restoration. Surviving are a son, Brian Belknap of Damariscotta; two daughters, Karen Gifford and Lori McCullagh, also of Damariscotta; two stepsons, Milton Hannan and Mark Hannan of Damariscotta; two brothers, Robert W. Belknap, Jr. ’45 of Damariscotta and David J. Belknap ’58 of Damariscotta; and two sisters, Ruth Bickford and Martha Reed, both of Damariscotta.