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

Richard A. Wiley ’49, H’94

Richard A. Wiley ’49, H’94, 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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Donald M. Zuckert ’56

Donald M. Zuckert ’56 H’06, former chairman of the Board of Trustees and one of Madison Avenue’s original “Mad Men,” died of a heart attack October 13, 2013. His commitment to Bowdoin was unwavering. He assumed important roles in the Campaign for Bowdoin in the 1980s and served as chair of the New Century Campaign from 1996 to 1998. He was elected an overseer of the College in 1987 and a trustee of the College in 1995. Continue reading