William Paul Siebert III ’48

William Paul Siebert III ’48 died on March 20, 2007, in Palm Coast, Florida.

Born on November 9, 1924, in New York City, he prepared for college at the William Penn Charter School in Germantown, Penn., and became a member of Chi Psi Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended from June of 1944 to January of 1945, completing one term and leaving before the end of the second term. During World War II, he served in the U.S.Army beginning in March of 1945 and was discharged as a sergeant in November of 1946. He was a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division. After the war, he joined the Federal Products Corporation in Providence, R.I., in the research and development department and was coordinator of new products at the time of his retirement in 1987. He was a past president of the Providence chapter of the American Production and Inventory Control Society. In 1952, he graduated from the Wharton School of Finance. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Daggett Siebert; two sons, John C. Siebert of San Jose, Calif., and Donald Siebert of Pleasant Hill, Calif.; two daughters,VirginiaWestonofRichmond, R.I., and Laurie Judd of East Greenwich, R.I.; and five grandchildren.