Robert William Gould ’52

Robert William Gould ’52 died on September 8, 2006, in Biddeford, Maine.

Born on July 9, 1929, in Portland, he prepared for college at Deering High School and became a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended in 1948-49. He served for two years in the Korean conflict and was in the U.S. Army Signal Corps and then was a civilian instructor at Fort Monmouth, NJ, for thirty years, retiring as the head of new equipment training. While working there he also attended Monmouth College in New Jersey, from which he received a bachelor of science degree in physics. For some years he was also a computer programmer with the Cables Switch Corporation in Oakhurst, NJ. Surviving are his wife, Elaine Baum Gould, whom he married in 1951; a daughter,Wendy L. Gould of Sparta, NJ; two sons, Robert W. Gould, Jr. of Oakhurst, NJ, and Michael W. Gould of Kennebunk; a brother, Philip Gould of Rochester, NH; and five grandchildren.