Thomas C. Shortell ’49

Thomas C. Shortell ’49 died February 24, 2014, in Washington, D.C. He was born in Boston on November 13, 1925, and prepared for college at LaSalle Military Academy and Berkeley Preparatory School. He served to corporal in the Army Air Forces during World War II and was a member Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. He earned a master’s degree from Harvard University in 1950 and a doctorate from Columbia University in 1952. In 1954, he joined the international division of First National City Bank, now called Citibank, where he served as vice president, with assignments in South Africa, New York, and Greece. In 1970, he was a founder of the Campion School, an English-language school in Athens. He retired from Citibank in 1991. He is survived by his wife of sixty-one years, Elizabeth Buchheister Shortell; sons Thomas C. Shortell Jr., Andre W. Shortell, and Joseph H. Shortell III ’82; daughter Louise C. Rich; and seven grandchildren. He was predeceased by his twin brother, Joseph H. Shortell Jr. ’49.

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