Kenneth Bostwick Fash ’51 died on August 20, 2004, in Montgomery, AL.
Kenneth Bostwick Fash ’51 died on August 20, 2004, in Montgomery, AL. Born on October 28, 1926, in New York City, he prepared for college at Scarsdale (NY) High School and the Choate School in Wallingford, CT. He served in the U.S. Navy in 1945-46 and studied at the New York University Westchester Center before entering Bowdoin in February of 1948 and becoming a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. He was an exchange student at the University of Oslo in Norway one summer. Following his graduation from the College in 1951, he served again in the Navy during the Korean conflict. In 1952, he moved to Montgomery, where he was associated with IBM for 12 years before becoming agency director with Preferred Life Insurance Company of Montgomery. He was elected vice president of the firm in 1967 and remained with it until 1989. In 1973, he was the founder of Park-ete of Montgomery, a parking lot business, which he operated for many years as its president. He was also president of Downtown Unlimited and a member of the Montgomery Chamber of Commerce, the Rotary Club, and SCORE. Surviving are his wife, Alberta Fash; a daughter, Dedee F. Echols; a son, Kenneth B. Fash, Jr.; and three grandchildren.