Irving Pliskin ’49

Irving Pliskin ’49, who spent five months as a German prisoner of war after his plane was shot down in World War II, died October 6, 2009, in Mount Holly, N.J.

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Richard A. Wiley ’49

Richard A. Wiley ’49, who distinguished himself in the military, law, business, academia, and as a Bowdoin overseer and trustee for nearly 30 years, died June 12, 2009, in Wellesley, Mass.

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A. Reid Cross Jr. ’49

A. Reid Cross Jr. ’49 died February 26, 2013, in New Haven, Conn., of lymphoma. He was born on December 31, 1927, in Stamford, Conn., and graduated from Darien (Conn.) High School. He enlisted in the Army during after completing one year at Bowdoin and served to technical sergeant in Italy. Continue reading

Joseph J. Schmuch ’49

Joseph J. Schmuch ’49 died October 1, 2014, in Wenham, Mass. He was born in Lynn, Mass., on March 9, 1928, and prepared for college at Lynn Classical High School. He graduated cum laude in 1948, a member of Alpha Rho Upsilon fraternity. Continue reading

Jerome H. St. Clair ’49

Jerome H. St. Clair ’49 died April 11, 2014, in Damariscotta. He was born on January 31, 1928, in Newark, N.J., son of Frank A. St. Clair ’21, and graduated from Millburn (N.J.) High School. Continue reading