Jerrold Rock Hickey ’44 died on June 23, 2007, in Auburndale, Mass.
Jerrold Rock Hickey ’44 died on June 23, 2007, in Auburndale, Mass. Born on January 12, 1922, in Newton Centre, Mass., he prepared for college at Boston Latin School and Newton High School and became a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity at Bowdoin. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946, attaining the rank of lieutenant junior grade. After the war, he returned to the College and graduated in June of 1947. He also received in 1949 a master of business administration degree from Harvard University and for some years was associated with the MacMillan Company in New York. He also worked with Harcourt, Brace, and Prentice-Hall and was managing editor of the Journal of Accountancy. He was editor of Boston Magazine, published monthly by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and was a book reviewer for the Boston Herald and the Boston Traveler. In 1965, he was appointed editor of Bostonia, published by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, and served as director of communications for the Boston Housing Authority. He was married in 1964 to Sue Livingston Cobb, who survives him, as does a sister,Virginia H. Eshoo of Portsmouth, N.H.