Robert Tracy Hall ’47 died on July 20, 2007, at his home in Sun City Center, Fla.
Born on December 18, 1925, in Newton, Mass., he prepared for college at Newton High School. He entered Bowdoin in 1943 and served in the U.S.Army from 1944-45 in the infantry. He was awarded a Purple Heart and a Combat Infantryman Badge. He returned to Bowdoin and graduated in 1948 as a member of the Class of 1947. He was a salesman for the Old Print Shop in New York City from 1948-51, before becoming a field services supervisor with Lever Brothers Co. in 1951. He retired after 37 years with Lever Brothers in 1988 as a promotion operations manager. He is survived by his wife, Mary (Faber) Hall, whom he married in 1951; two daughters, Bonney H. Pope of Lake Forest, Ill., and Elizabeth C. Murray of Barrington, Ill.; two sons, Robert T. Hall, Jr. of Trumbull, Conn., and William B. Hall of Portsmouth, R.I.; and nine grandchildren.