Robert Wilson Clark, Jr. ’47 died on August 16, 2005, in Williamsburg, VA.
Kenneth D. Gadbow ’47 died on February 21, 2008, at his home in Whitesboro, N.Y.
Charles L. Abbott Jr. ’47 died on September 23, 2016, in Lecanto, Florida. Continue reading
William S. Augerson ’47 died January 18, 2015, in Millbrook, New York. Continue reading
Leonard D. Bell ’47 died on September 26, 2016, in Gray, Maine. Continue reading
Thomas H. Boyd ’47 died December 25, 2011, at his home in Mountain Lakes, N.J. He was born on October 17, 1925, in Pittsburgh, and prepared for college at Shady Side Academy. He was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity. He served to ensign in the Navy during World War II and Continue reading
Robert C. Bryant ’47 died April 22, 2013, in Bedford, Mass. He was born in Boston on October 12, 1925, moved to Edgecomb in 1935, and prepared for college at Lincoln Academy. He served to lieutenant junior grade in the Navy during World War II. Continue reading
Robert Walter Burroughs ’47 died on January 27, 2005, in Spokane, WA.
John le Clerc Church ’47 died in April 2009 in New Jersey.
William F. Clark ’47 died March 19, 2013, in Hingham, Mass. He was born in Winthrop, Mass., on May 20, 1926, and prepared for college at Winthrop (Mass.) Senior High School and at Mt. Hermon School. He was a member of Chi Psi fraternity, played baseball and hockey, and earned the nickname “Muscles” for playing the coronet while doing chin-ups. Continue reading
Raymond M. “Jack” Clarke ’47 died August 27, 2008, in Scarborough, Maine.
Willard H. Cobb Jr. ’47 died on January 9, 2015, in Hockessin, Delaware. Continue reading
Charles Allen Cohen ’47 died on October 13, 2007, in Portland.
Charles Allen Cohen ’47 died October 13, 2007, in Portland, Maine, after a lengthy illness.
David Cole ’47 died on March 1, 2015, in Exton, Pennsylvania. Continue reading
Warren L. Court ’47 died September 17, 2011, in Andover, Mass. He was born in Haverhill, Mass., on February 28, 1925, and prepared for college at Haverhill High School and Governor Dummer Academy. Continue reading
Bertrand O. des Clers ’47 died October 6, 2006, in Paris.
Robert Stephenson Doughty ’47 died on June 27, 2007, in Pasadena, Calif.
Fred G. Eaton Jr. ’47 died on September 10, 2016, in Millinocket, Maine. Continue reading
Robert M. Emmons ’47 died June 2, 2012, in Seneca, S.C. He was born in Lawrence, Mass., on September 21, 1925, and prepared for college at Phillips Academy and Holderness School. He was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity. Continue reading
Lewis P. Fickett, Jr. ’47 died on May 17, 2016, in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Continue reading
William T. Gill ’47 died September 3, 2008, in Boston, Mass.
Bernard M. “Buddy” Goodman ’47 died March 9, 2012, in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was born in Portland on November 27, 1925, and graduated from Portland High School. Continue reading
Leonard Solomon Gottlieb ’47 died on December 7, 2006, in Brookline, MA.
Willis Victor Ernest Gray ’47 died on July 23, 2004, in Haverhill, MA.
George Hathaway Griffin ’47 died on January 2, 2006, in Bellevue, WA.
Robert Tracy Hall ’47 died on July 20, 2007, at his home in Sun City Center, Fla.
James Bryant Hall ’47 died October 2, 2009, in Cummings, Ga., following
a long illness. Continue reading
Clement A. Hiebert ’47 died July 3, 2008, in Portland, Maine.
Leonard M. Hirsch ’47 died on May 27, 2012, in Exeter, New Hampshire. Continue reading
Joseph F. Holman ’47 died October 12, 2008, in Farmington, Maine.
Dr. Robert B. Hunter ’47 died July 31, 2013, at his home in Villa Park, Ill. He was born on December 13, 1926, in Washington, D.C., and prepared for college at St. Albans School, where he sang for the associated Washington Cathedral Boys Choir and graduated cum laude. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and sang in the Bowdoin Chapel Choir and Glee Club. Continue reading
Wallace Jaffe ’47 died January 9, 2009, in Portland.
George Gordon Kent ’47 died on May 29, 2005, in Marbella, Spain.
Carl H. Lebovitz ’47 died May 25, 2009, in Charleston, Ill.
Robert D. Levin ’47 died on March 14, 2008, in Fairfield, Conn.
John G. Lyons, Jr. ’47 died on June 17, 2016, in Annapolis, Maryland. Continue reading
John F. Magee ’47, H’96, Bowdoin Trustee emeritus, died May 5, 2014, at his home in Concord, Mass. He was born in Bangor, on December 23, 1926, and completed his studies at John Bapst High School in three years at the top of his class, described by the principal as “exemplifying the best scholastic and moral traditions of the school.” Continue reading
Roland D. Mann ’47 died March 11, 2012, in Newton, N.J. He was born on June 24, 1926, in Boston, to Roland William Mann, Bowdoin class of 1892, and prepared for college at Bangor High School. He attended Bowdoin from 1943 to 1944, a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity, and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Maine in 1951, a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and a master’s degree in linguistics from New York University in 1965. Continue reading
Eugene P. McGlauﬂin ’47 died October 25, 2011, in Little Rock, Ark. He was born in South Portland on July 15, 1922, and prepared for Bowdoin at South Portland High School and Portland Junior College. He graduated cum laude with honors in English from Bowdoin, where he was a member of Theta Delta Chi fraternity, Continue reading
Albert C. McKenna ’47 died July 15, 2009, in West Yarmouth, Mass.
Robert C. Miller ’47, a scholar, teacher, and administrator at The Thacher School in Ojai for twenty-five years, died June 17, 2013, in Ojai, Calif. He was born in Boston on February 28, 1926, and graduated from Melrose (Mass.) High School. A member of Chi Psi fraternity, he graduated cum laude from Bowdoin in 1946—a year early—with honors in English, a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Continue reading
Gardner N. Moulton Sr. ’47 died on December 4, 2015, in Bangor, Maine. Continue reading
Thomas H. Nevers ’47 died on April 14, 2015, in Mansfield Center, Connecticut. Continue reading
Lt. Col. Benjamin W. Nevitt ’47 died November 1, 2009, at his home in Gettysburg. Continue reading
Philip C. “Gee” Roberts ’47 died September 21, 2014, at his home in Fort Fairfield. He was born on June 13, 1925, in Fort Fairfield and prepared for college at Fort Fairfield High School and Mount Hermon High School. Continue reading
John McCully Robinson ’47 died on July 9, 2006, in Portland.
Wolfgang Rosenberg ’47 died on October 25, 2016, in Santa Cruz, California. Continue reading
George P. Shaw ’47 died March 18, 2013, at his home in Philadelphia. He was born in Hackensack, N.J., on Nov. 20, 1925, and graduated from Ridgewood (N.J.) High School. He spent most of his career as an investment banker, living in Latin America. Continue reading
Francis W. K. “Bill” Smith ’47, died February 15, 2013, in Lexington, Mass. He was born in Boston on March 29, 1927, and prepared for college at Somerville (Mass.) High School and Wilbraham Academy. He was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity and went on to graduate from Harvard Law School in 1950. Continue reading
Philip S. Smith Jr. ’47 died on January 31, 2015, in Nevis, West Indies. Continue reading
Ulf J. Stőre ’47 died on January 10, 2017, in Oslo, Norway. Continue reading
Roger N. Walker ’47 died January 1, 2013, in South Portland. He was born on February 27, 1926, in Biddeford, son of the late Thomas B. Walker of the Bowdoin Class of 1906, and left Biddeford High School in his junior year to join the Navy during WWII. He served on the ammunition ship the USS Lassen. Continue reading
Robert Hiram Waterman ’47 died in October of 2007 in Sanford, Maine, of complications from prostate cancer.
Alfred J. Waxler ’47 died in a car accident February 13, 2012, in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was born on July 25, 1925, in Haverhill, Mass., and prepared for college at Lowell (Mass.) High School. Continue reading
Nathan Thomas Whitman ’47 died on August 28, 2004, in Ann Arbor, MI.
Frederick William Willey, Jr. ’47 died on June 6, 2006, in Burlington, NC.
William Cobb Wiswall ’47 died on February 8, 2007, in Boston, Mass.
Joseph W. Woods ’47 died January 1, 2012, in Los Altos, Cal. He was born on April 8, 1926, in Cohassett, Mass. He was a James Bowdoin Scholar, winner of the FDR cup, and a member of Zeta Psi fraternity. His education was interrupted by service Continue reading