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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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

Vincent L. McKusick H’79

The Honorable Vincent L. McKusick H’79, former Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, died December 3, 2014, in Falmouth. He was born on October 21, 1921, on a small dairy farm in Parkman, Maine, and graduated from Guilford High School. Continue reading

John H. Rich Jr. ’39, H’74

John H. Rich Jr. ’39, H’74, veteran NBC News war correspondent and honorary degree recipient, died April 9, 2014, in Cape Elizabeth, five weeks after the death of Doris Lee, his wife of sixty years. 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

Aaron J. Shatkin ’56, H’79

Aaron J. Shatkin ’56, H’79 died June 4, 2012, at his home in Scotch Plains, N.J. He was born on July 18, 1934 in Providence, and graduated from Nelson Aldrich High School. A member of Theta Delta Chi fraternity, Continue reading

Paul Simon H’01

Paul Simon H’01, who received an honorary doctor of laws degree from the College in May of 2001, died on December 9, 2003, in Springfield, IL.

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