Roswell E. Hubbard, Jr. ’45 died on February 16, 2009, in Wayland, Massachusetts.
He was born in Waterford, Maine, on August 13, 1923, son of the late Dr. Roswell E. Hubbard ’14. He prepared for college at Bridgton (Maine) Academy. He played varsity football at Bowdoin and was a member of Theta Delta Chi fraternity. He graduated in 1946 but remained a member of the class of 1945. He went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at the University of Maine and then a master’s degree in the same field. He served as a first lieutenant in the Army Air Corps in World War II after graduating from the Air Corps Meteorological School at MIT. He worked for the Dennison Manufacturing Company in Framingham, Mass., for 38 years, and was the chairman and CEO of its subsidiary, Dunn Paper Co., at the time of his retirement. He served as a trustee of Bridgton Academy from 1970 to 1974, and was a long-time parishioner and former usher at St. Ann’s Church in Wayland. He is survived by Dorothy M. (Gilleran) Hubbard, his wife of 56 years; two sons, Thomas Hubbard and R. Brian Hubbard ’81; three daughters, Christine Hubbard, Catherine Hubbard, and Ellen Hart ’83; two sisters, Mary Flynn and Jean Hubbard; and 10 grandsons. He was predeceased by a brother, John F. Hubbard ’41.