Robert L. Bell ’42

Robert L. Bell ’42, who for 35 years owned the copyright to the famed Max Ehrmann piece “Desiderata,” died on January 15, 2009, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford, Massachusetts. Continue reading

Paul F. Bickford ’42

Paul F. Bickford ’42 died March 13, 2013, in Cape Elizabeth. He was born in Roxbury, Mass., on August 17, 1918, and prepared for college at Great Neck (N.Y.) High School and Stonybrook School, where he played football and won the Long Island wrestling championship in the 185-pound division. Continue reading

Stephen P. Carlson ’42

Stephen P. Carlson ’42 died November 23, 2013, in Davis, Calif. He was born on August 26, 1919, in Santa Monica, Calif., and graduated from Venice High School, where he was class president and a member of the school swim team. He was a member of the Psi Upsilon fraternity. Continue reading

Peter P. Carrigan ’42

Peter P. Carrigan ’42 died March 1, 2012 in North Chelmsford, Mass. He was born in Somerville, Mass., on June 9, 1920, and graduated from Somerville High School. He was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. He served in the Army as a paramedic in the China-India-Burma theatre during World War II, Continue reading

Putnam P. Flint ’42

Putnam P. Flint ’42 died April 22, 2014, in Weston, Mass. He was born in Milton, Mass., on September 6, 1918, and prepared for college at Governor Dummer Academy and New Prep School. He attended Bowdoin from 1938 to 1939, a member of Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, but left because of undiagnosed dyslexia. Continue reading

William J. Georgitis ’42

William J. Georgitis ’42 died May 19, 2013, at Seal Rock Nursing Facility in Saco. He was born in Hartford, Conn., on January 3, 1921, and graduated from Bristol (Conn.) High School. A member of Zeta Psi fraternity, he graduated cum laude from Bowdoin, a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Continue reading

Roland w. Holmes ’42

Roland W. Holmes ’42 died May 27, 2012, at his home in Plymouth, Mass. He was born on August 7, 1920, in Plymouth, and graduated from Plymouth High School. He was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. He earned a master’s degree in education from Boston University in 1957 and Continue reading