Robert Edward Dorr ’53 died on August 8, 2006, in Socorro, New Mexico.
Born on December 24, 1930, in Bangor, he prepared for college at Freeport High School and Cheverus High School in Portland and attended Bowdoin in 1949-50, becoming a member of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity.After serving in the U.S. Army for three years, he entered the University of Maine at Orono, from which he graduated in 1957. He also did graduate work in electrical engineering at New York University and New Mexico State University. He was an engineer and member of the technical staff with Bell Telephone Labs in White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. He was also chairman of the board of Enchantment, Inc., in Socorro, NM, and a developer and president of Southwest Investment Group in Albuquerque, NM. He is survived by his wife, Gayle Dorr.v