Sereno Sewall Webster ’43

Sereno Sewall Webster ’43 died on April 12, 2006, in Brunswick, Maine.

Born on August 9, 1920, in Augusta, he prepared for college at Cony High School and at Admiral Billard Academy in New London, CT, and became a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended in 1939-1940. He entered the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London in 1940 and, following his graduation in 1943, served on active duty during World War II, attaining the rank of lieutenant. Following his discharge in 1946, he became an engineer with the Central Maine Power Company in Augusta. He was an engineer with the Maine State Highway Commission from 1951 to 1957, when he became the director of engineers at the Brunswick Naval Air Station, a position that he held until 1973, when he started his own surveying business, which he operated until 1984. He was president of Georgetown Associates, Inc., which developed Indian Point in Georgetown, and a founder of the Friends of Seguin Island. In 1988, he received a Life Masters designation at the North Atlantic Bridge Championship in Buffalo, NY. During his years living in Brunswick, he served as trustee of the Brunswick and Topsham Water District and as chair of the Brunswick Town Finance Committee and the Brunswick Zoning Board of Appeals. He was married in 1946 to Eula Willetta (“Billy”) German, who died in 1999, and is survived by a daughter, Anne W. Webster-Wallace of Georgetown; a son, Clifford S. Webster ’72 of Hingham, MA; a sister, Weltha Holland; and three grandchildren.