Stetson Harlowe Hussey, Jr. ’41 died on March 31, 2005, in Bangor.
Stetson Harlowe Hussey, Jr. ’41 died on March 31, 2005, in Bangor. Born on June 20, 1918, in Blaine, he prepared for college at Aroostook Central Institute in Mars Hill and became a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation in 1941, he served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1945 during World War II, attaining the rank of first lieutenant. In 1948, he graduated from Boston University School of Law and went into practice in Mars Hill with his father, Stetson H. Hussey ’11. He was a member of the Maine Bar Association, had served as president of the Aroostook Bar Association, and for many years was a director of the Northern National Bank. He was one of the founders of the Aroostook Health Center in Mars Hill and had served as president of the Mars Hill Rotary Club, where he was a Paul Harris Fellow. He was a member of the American Legion Post in Mars Hill, a 50-year member of the Masons, and a member of the Mars Hill United Methodist Church. He was also a member of the Mars Hill Country Club and the Aroostook Valley Country Club. In 1988, he was honored by the Maine State Bar Association in recognition of his 50 years as a lawyer. He was also honored as the “Outstanding Citizen of the Year” by Mars Hill and was honored for his service to the support of Girl Scouting and the “Health 2000 Youth Education Program.” Surviving are his wife, Clara Towle Hussey, whom he married in 1949; a son, Bruce L. Hussey of Missoula, MT; and a sister, Mary H. MacBride of Presque Isle.