Robert D. Barton ’41

Robert D. Barton ’41 died April 5, 2012, at his home in Washington, D.C. He was born in London on August 29, 1920, and prepared for college at Emerson School and Foxboro (Mass.) High School. He was a member of Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. He enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve shortly after Pearl Harbor and attained the rank of captain. He fought on Iwo Jima and saw the flag go up on Mt. Suribachi. Continue reading

William I. Barton ’41

William I. Barton ’41 died January 15, 2014, at his home in Concord, Mass. He was born in Amherst, Mass., on May 9, 1919, and prepared for college at Amherst High School and Monson Academy. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity and was the first Bowdoin student to be drafted during World War II. Continue reading

Preston Brown ’41

Preston Brown ’41 died March 22, 2013, at the Veterans Hospital in Bay Pines, Fla. He was born in Sharon, Mass., on September 22, 1918, and prepared for college at Sharon High School and the Lenox School. Continue reading

Dr. Paul C. Houston ’41

Dr. Paul C. Houston ’41 died August 21, 2011, in Middletown, R.I. He was born in Plymouth, Maine, on March 1, 1921, and prepared for college at Maine Central Institute. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, and graduated cum laude from Bowdoin, a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1944 Continue reading

Clinton F. Merrow Jr. ’41

Clinton F. Merrow Jr. ’41 died April 21, 2014, in Albuquerque, N.M. He was born on September 19, 1918, in Houlton, and he prepared for college at Deering High School and Hebron Academy. Continue reading

Robert G. Page ’41

Robert G. Page ’41 died January 4, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was born on December 4, 1919, in Fort Kent, and prepared for college at Stearns High School and Hebron Academy. A member of Theta Delta Chi fraternity at Bowdoin, he attended Tufts Medical School from 1941 to 1942. Continue reading

Sumner H. Peck ’41

Sumner H. Peck ’41 died September 11, 2012, at his home in Auburn. He was born on July 1, 1918, in Lewiston, and prepared for college at Lewiston High School and Philips Exeter Academy. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega and Phi Delta Psi fraternities. Continue reading

Walter S. Pierce ’41

Walter S. Pierce ’41, noted architect of suburban homes, died February 27, 2013, in Lexington, Mass. He was born on February 10, 1920, in Brooklyn, N.Y., son of the late Stanley W. Pierce of the Class of 1911, and prepared for college at Ridgewood (N.J.) High School and Thomas Jefferson High School. Continue reading

Daniel S. Poulos ’41

Daniel S. Poulos ’41 died January 29, 2012, in Falmouth. He was born Dionysius Economopoulos in Nashua, N.H., on April 7, 1918, and graduated from Nashua High School. He attended Bowdoin for a year before leaving in 1938 to work with his cousin at Liberty Bottling in Bath. Drafted in 1941, Continue reading