Robert W. Bragdon ’43

Robert W. Bragdon ’43 died April 17, 2013, in Peabody, Mass. He was born on January 19, 1922, in Marblehead, Mass., and graduated from Salem High School. He was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. Continue reading

Joseph S. Cronin ’43

Joseph S. Cronin ’43 died November 6, 2013, in Auburn. He was born in Lewiston, on February 8, 1922, son of the late Eugene J. Cronin of the Class of 1916, and graduated from Lewiston High School. A member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, he went on to graduate from Harvard Business School. Continue reading

Fowler Dugger Jr. ’43

Fowler Dugger Jr. ’43 died October 15, 2014, in Black Mountain, N.C. He was born on April 10, 1922, in Andalusia, Ala., and graduated from Pelham (N.Y.) Memorial High School. Continue reading

William H. Martin II ’43

William H. Martin II ’43 died January 16, 2012, in Bethesda, Md. He was born July 3, 1921, in Fort Fairfield, and graduated from Bangor High School. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He also studied at Vanderbilt University and George Washington University. Continue reading

Leonard L. Millican ’43

Leonard L. Millican ’43 died February 27, 2012, of lymphoma in Sun City Center, Fla. He was born on September 22, 1919, in Manchester, N.H., and prepared for college at Winchester (Mass.) High School and the Huntington School. He attended Bowdoin for two years, Continue reading

John Plimpton ’43

John Plimpton ’43 died March 8, 2012, at home in Sherborn, Mass. He was born on August 17, 1921, in Hingham, Mass., and prepared for college at Newton (Mass.) High School and Moses Brown School. At Bowdoin, he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, a varsity hockey player, and captain of the tennis team. Continue reading

Irving I. Rimer ’43

Irving I. Rimer ’43, whose ad campaigns for the American Cancer Society can be credited in part for dramatically reducing smoking rates in the U.S., died October 14, 2014, in Chapel Hill, N.C. He was born on May 25, 1921, in Salem, Mass., graduated second in his class at Salem Classical and High School. Continue reading

Joseph Sewall ’43, H’83

Joseph Sewall ’43 H’83, four term Maine Senate president and recipient of an honorary degree from Bowdoin, died November 23, 2011, in Bangor. He was born on December 17, 1921, in Old Town, son of the late James Wingate Sewall ’06, and prepared for college at Old Town High School and Holderness School. Continue reading

Edward F. Simonds ’43

Edward F. Simonds ’43 died March 18, 2012, in Scarborough. He was born on December 23, 1920 in Portland, and prepared for college at Deering High School and Hebron Academy. He was a member of Chi Psi Fraternity and president of Masque and Gown. He served to first Continue reading