Thomas H. Boyd ’47

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

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

William F. Clark ’47

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

Warren L. Court ’47

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

Robert M. Emmons ’47

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

Dr. Robert B. Hunter ’47

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

John F. Magee ’47, H’96

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

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

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

Robert C. Miller ’47

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

Philip C. “Gee” Roberts ’47

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

George P. Shaw ’47

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

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

Roger N. Walker ’47

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

Alfred J. Waxler ’47

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

Joseph W. Woods ’47

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