Lewis P. Mason ’50 died on January 9, 2009, in York, Maine.
He was born on June 12, 1927, in Strong, Maine, and prepared for college at Strong High School and Kents Hill Preparatory School. Before enrolling at Bowdoin, where he was a James Bowdoin Scholar and a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity, he served in the Navy in the Philippines for one year. He attended Cornell University Law School before receiving his law degree from Boston University. He worked in the legal departments of several insurance companies, including State Mutual Life Assurance Co., Resolute Ins. Group and Aetna Casualty and Surety, and at the New York State Executive Department, Division of Parole, where he became senior parole officer. After retiring to Maine in 1983, he worked for Tilcon of Maine, York County Jail, the Sparhawk Motel, and Stevens Custom Disposal. He was an avid tennis player. He is survived by his wife, Patricia A. Hewson Mason, to whom he was married for 33 years.