Walter Rubin G’62

Walter Rubin G’62 died on June 30, 2008, in Bath, Maine.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he graduated from Brooklyn College and served in the Army as an instructor during the KoreanWar.When he returned home, he taught mathematics while attending New York University and went on to teach at Erasmus Hall High School and Francis Lewis High School. In 1959, he enrolled in a summer institute program at Bowdoin, earning a master’s in mathematics in 1962. He became chairman of mathematics at Bushwick High School in 1967 and, in 1972, he became assistant principal of mathematics at the Harry S.Truman High School in the Bronx, where his work won him city and statewide commendations. He served on the mathematics committee for the New York State Regents Examinations, taught evening courses at Queens College, was a Life Master in bridge, and a passionate movie fan. He retired to Brunswick in 1994. He is survived by his wife, Rita; a son, Seth Rubin; a daughter, Rachel Ladutke; and two grandsons.