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The Old Guard | 1920s | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s 1970s | 1980s | 1990s

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1920s

Morris Waber WEv’21, Philadelphia, Dec. 2, 1997.

Paul S. Darnell EE’22, Plano, Tex., Mar. 6, 2000.

Robert B. Rinehart WEF’22, Richardson, Tex., 1991.

Mary Hydeman Marks Ed’23, Enfield, Conn., Sept. 29, 1999.

George W. Nolte W’24, Stuart, Fla., Jan. 19.

Henry J. Testa W’24, Orlando, Fla., Oct. 23.

E. C. Shapley Highley C’25 L’28, Newtown Square, Pa., an attorney; Oct. 22.

Lee J. Steindel W’25, Boca Raton, Fla..

Jerome O. Evaul W’26, Haddon Heights, N.J., Aug. 1979.

Alexander Munchweiler W’26, San Diego, Calif.

Dr. Hart E. Van Riper C’26 M’30, Indianapolis, retired medical director of Geigy Pharmaceuticals; Nov. 4. He had also served as medical director of Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, and as medical director of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis.

Edith Babble Davidson Ed’28, Newtown Square, Pa., June 14, 1999.

Samuel E. Griffiths W’28, Doylestown, Pa., Nov. 22.

Rev. Dr. Franklin E. Perkins Jr. C’28, Ephrata, Pa., retired district superintendent for the South Jersey Conference of the United Methodist Church; Dec. 7.

Edward M. Rosenfeld Ar’28, Gurley, Ala.

Ralph E. Schneider W’28, Bay Head, N.J., Sept. 6.

Mayer Koplovitz C’29, Syracuse, N.Y., a retired attorney who had practiced there for more than 65 years; Dec. 15.

Frances D. Nicolls Ed’29, Cockeysville Hunt, Md., Sept. 17.

Joseph J. Redington W’29, Allentown, Pa., retired office manager for sales and service for Mack Trucks, Inc.; Dec. 4.

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1930s

Dr. Charles F. Kauffman D’30, Lugano, Switzerland, May 2, 1980.

Dr. Samson McDowell C’30 G’49 Gr’52, Fort Myers, Fla.. Nov. 29.

Astrid Thorell Bovaird Ed’31, Newtown, Pa., Sept. 27, 1997.

Edith Newman Morrell Ed’31, Lansdale, Pa., Nov. 13.

Joseph L. Pinkenson Ed’31, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., a retired teacher in the Philadelphia public schools for more than 35 years; Nov. 25.

Dr. I. Edward Rubin C’31 M’35 GM’46, Philadelphia, a retired ophthalmologist; Dec. 11. He had been an associate clinical professor of ophthalmology at the University.

Donald L. Brubaker L’32, Watkins Glen, N.Y., an attorney; Aug. 21.

Robert N. Heller C’32, Delray Beach, Fla., an attorney; Nov. 16.

Adeline Grinspan Lester Ed’32, Philadelphia, a retired French teacher; Nov. 30. She later taught for 12 years through the Temple Association for Retired Professionals.

Dr. Louis A. Sena D’32, Elberon, N.J., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Newark and Somerset for 40 years; Nov. 17. He was a thoroughbred horse owner and breeder.

Col. Byron W. Skillin W’33, San Antonio, Tex., Nov. 11. After retiring from the U.S. Air Force, he and his wife set up and ran a country inn at Deerbrook Farm in North Yarmouth, Maine, till her death in 1971.

Estella Armstrong Harper Ed’34, Ivoryton, Conn., a retired industrial designer; Nov. 18. She was a published poet.

Thomas M. Hoffmeister W’34, Point of Rocks, Md., May 15, 1999.

Marian Fenstermacher Rogers Ed’34, Philadelphia, Nov. 15.

Edmund Schneyer W’34, Philadelphia, July 10.

Dr. Tracy D. Cuttle M’35 GM’39, Piedmont, Calif., July 29.

Dr. Frederick T. Doob C’35 D’37, Wading River, N.Y., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in New York for more than 50 years; Sept. 16. He had taught at Columbia University Medical School.

Stewart P. Lewis Jr. W’35, Easton, Pa., former managing editor of the Express Times; Dec. 1.

Col. Robert L. Mayer WEv’35, New Carrollton, Md., Oct. 1.

Melville B. Solomon W’35, Millersville, Pa., a retired owner of a jewelry store there for 49 years; Dec. 18.

Dr. Benjamin G. Winig D’35, Palm Beach, Fla., a former dentist who co-founded the Coin Automatic Laundry Equipment Co.; Oct. 22.

Robert P. Hann W’36, Lake San Marcos, Calif., 1999.

Marie Kazazian Nahigian Ed’36, Belmont, Mass., June 17.

J. Euel Palmer WEv’36, Moorestown, N.J., Mar. 1982.

William Simms Sharninghausen C’36 L’39, Newtown Square, Pa., Nov. 20.

Eleanor Temple Taylor CW’36, Washington, October.

Bessie Schless Dana CW’37, New York.

Dr. C. William Dross C’37 D’39, Skaneateles, N.Y., a retired dentist who had maintained practices in Teaneck, Hawthorne and Ridgewood, N.J.; Oct. 28.

Dr. James W. Khalaf Jr. C’37 D’39, Springfield, N.J., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Newark, Maplewood and Toms River for almost 50 years; Nov. 13. At Penn he was on the baseball team.

Tse-lung Ling W’37 WG’38, Taipei, Taiwan.

James A. Shellenberger C’37, Springfield, Mass., retired senior partner with Anna Rosenberg Associates, a New York public relations firm; Oct. 23.

Dr. Irving G. Cashell V’38, Alexandria, Va., a veterinarian who had owned and operated the Georgetown Veterinary Hospital for 30 years before retiring in 1980; Nov. 8.

R. Bruce Jones G’38, Gwynedd, Pa., retired secretary-treasurer of the advertising firm N. W. Ayer & Sons; Sept. 27. A Quaker, he wrote the 1955 centennial history Greene Street Friends School and a history of Greene Street Monthly Meeting in 1988.

Edward S. Jordan W’38, Wilmington, Del., Feb. 28.

Sylvia Pincus Machinist CW’38, Manchester, N.H., Aug. 28.

Dr. Myron Martin D’38, Satellite Beach, Fla., a retired dentist.

Edith Jennings Munger Ed’38, Grand Junction, Colo., a retired teacher at Episcopal Academy in Philadelphia; Nov. 16.

Eleanor G. Sanctuary DH’38, Jamestown, N.Y., Dec. 20, 1999.

Larry E. Weiss W’38, Elkins Park, Pa., Oct. 1.

Prof. Ebon E. Betz Gr’39, Annapolis, Md., emeritus professor of mathematics at the U.S. Naval Academy, where he had taught from 1941 to 1991; Oct. 14.

Mildred Goldman Cole PSW’39, Wyncote, Pa., Feb. 25, 2000.

Norman A. Frankenthaler W’39, New York, Apr. 4, 2000.

Albert R. Goodkin G’39, Watertown, Conn., July 9.

Alan M. Mark W’39, New York, Apr. 30.

Eunice H. Winslow G’39, Rockland, Maine.

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1940s

Joseph W. Baker W’40, Verona, Pa., Nov. 22.

Dr. Eugene S. Bereston GM’40 GRM’55, Pikesville, Md., clinical professor of dermatology at the University of Maryland and chief of dermatology at Mercy Hospital in Baltimore; Dec. 16. He was team dermatologist to the Baltimore Orioles and the old Baltimore Colts.

Hebe Duhring Bulley CW’40, Medford, N.J., July 8.

Dr. Edwin A. Churchill C’40 V’41, Boca Raton, Fla., a retired veterinarian who established the Spenrock Equine Clinic in Chesapeake City, Md.; Nov. 29. He treated the horses of competitors on the U.S. and Canadian Olympic equestrian teams. Specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of lameness, his innovative approach to equine joint surgery gained him international recognition, and his research led to new techniques in the rehabilitation of racehorses. Dr. Churchill was a founding member of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and a founding member and past president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners. He was a former director of the Large Animal Clinic and head of surgery at Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine.

William D. Dougherty W’40, Caldwell, N.J., a retired partner with Booth, Kenny, Dougherty & McKenna of Newark and Roseland; Nov. 1. He had been with the firm for 50 years.

Dr. James S. Forrester GM’40, Belen, N.M., a retired physician; Oct. 18, 1998.

Herman S. Gitlow W’40, Miami, Nov. 19.

John S. Harrington W’40, New Port Rickey, Fla., Nov. 14. He had worked for General Electric.

George W. Jack W’40, Ocean City, N.J., retired assistant treasurer of the Campbell Soup Co.; Nov. 17. At Penn he was president of Kappa Sigma, a member of the Sphinx Senior Society, and a member of the men’s swim team, and was a manager of the football team.

Dr. Ralph J. Janello D’40, Hornell, N.Y., a retired dentist; Nov. 24.

Alex Lewis G’40, Pittsburgh, retired senior vice president in charge of the domestic and international refining operations of the old Gulf Oil Corp.; Feb. 17, 2000. He was the first president of the Gulf Oil Foundation and a vice president of the World Petroleum Congress. When not traveling the world and meeting and negotiating with heads of state and government, he enjoyed the time he was able to spend working and supervising the family farm in Danville.

Dr. Harry M. Klinger M’41, Longboat Key, Fla., retired chief of staff of general surgeons at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa.; Nov. 10.

Jerome S. Levine C’41, Elmwood Park, N.J., Nov. 16.

Dr. John E. Maley M’41 GM’47, Whitmore Lake, Mich., a retired physician with the University of Michigan Health Service; Sept. 27, 1999.

Alice Drew McCoy Ed’41, Malvern, Pa., July 18.

Archibald R. Schaffer II WEv’41, Charleston, Ariz.

Sidney A. Silver ME’41, Rockville, Md., a retired consulting mechanical engineer who specialized in the design of heating and air-conditioning systems; Oct. 27.

Mervyn Sluizer Jr. ChE’41, Elkins Park, Pa., a retired chemical engineer with the Institute of Industrial Launderers; Oct. 12. A Scout for more than 68 years, he retired as a scoutmaster in 1998 after 51 years. He was a past president of the old Beth Tikvah Synagogue. At Penn he was editor of Triangle.

Marion F. Stanley W’41, Fort Worth, Tex., retired manufacturer of packaging products; Dec. 6.

Robert Tresenfeld W’41, Hillsdale, N.J., Nov. 5.

Dr. Seymour A. Alcabes D’42, Flushing, N.Y., a retired dentist.

Joseph C. Bordonaro W’42, Olean, N.Y., a retired attorney there for more than 50 years; Dec. 8.

Amicie Brun OT’42, Baltimore, 1985.

Dr. Martin Chanin C’42, Gallatin, Tenn., former professor of chemistry at Tennessee State University; Dec. 5. He had emigrated to Israel in 1970, returning to this country in 1984, and spent the remainder of his years in volunteer work in Philadelphia and Gallatin.

Elizabeth Shoemaker Coles NEd’42, Wawa, Pa., Oct. 26.

Francis X. Delone W’42, Media, Pa., retired vice president and director of advertising sales for Philadelphia magazine; Nov. 22. He had earlier served as president of Metro Magazines in New York, which represented 15 city and regional magazines. And he helped found the City and Regional Magazine Association.

Leonard T. Heinen W’42, Sarasota, Fla., Aug. 3.

Simon Krakow PSW’42, Brookline, Mass., Mar. 26.

Dr. Morton Ben Zion Krechmer C’42 V’44, York, Pa., a veterinarian who had maintained a practice in Hopewell for almost 55 years; Nov. 7.

Eugene L. Langberg CCC’42 G’45, Gwynedd Valley, Pa., Dec. 13.

Dr. Leopold H. Loeb D’42, Laren, Netherlands; a dentist.

Granville Munson Mu’42, Richmond, Va., retired organist and choirmaster at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church; Oct. 23. After retiring in 1985, he was appointed consultant for church music for the Diocese of Virginia. He was a founder of the Richmond Symphony.

William A. Northam WEv’42, Alexandria, Va., Oct. 13.

Milford M. Bohm C’43, St. Louis, founding president and chair of CPI Corp., which operates the Sears Portrait Studios; Dec. 1. He was a former co-chair of the National Conference of Christians and Jews, and served on the boards of the American Jewish Congress and the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.

Paul E. Drury W’43, Annapolis, Md., a retired supervisor in the Boston office of the Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada; Nov. 30.

Dr. Ellen E. Guillot Gr’43, Tempe, Ariz., May 9, 1998. A sociologist, she had served on the faculty of Arizona State University.

John C. Keats C’43, Kingston, Ont., a witty critic of American obsessions and foibles; Nov. 3. He began with The Crack in the Picture Window (1956), a broadside of sprawling suburban housing developments; The Insolent Chariots (1958), which castigated the Detroit automakers for the wide, fin-tailed cars then fashionable; Schools Without Scholars (1958), a parent’s view of public schools; The Sheepskin Psychosis (1965), on the worth of a college education; and Whatever Happened to Mom’s Apple Pie: The American Food Industry and How to Cope With It (1976), on supermarkets overfilled with over-processed, over-packaged junk food. He also wrote on guerilla fighting in the Philippines, They Fought Alone (1963), and two biographies, You Might as Well Live: The Life and Times of Dorothy Parker (1970) and Howard Hughes: The Biography of a Texas Billionaire (1972). From 1974 to 1990 he taught magazine writing at Syracuse University.

Arthur Krieger W’43, Wilmington, Del., a certified public accountant; Dec. 5. He was a past president of the Delaware Board of Certified Public Accountants.

H. Bradford Lukens W’43, Lansdale, Pa., Aug. 31.

John P. Money Jr. WEv’43, Delray Beach, Fla.

Arnold I. Scher W’43, Miami, an attorney; Apr. 29, 2000.

Robert E. Walton C’43, Gibson Island, Md., June 26.

Jack G. Weissman EE’43, Los Altos Hills, Calif..

Dr. Carl W. Filsinger M’44, Stone Harbor, N.J., a physician; Feb. 1999.

Sarah N. Jenkins Ed’44 GEd’45 Gr’80, Devon, Pa., retired head of history at Agnes Irwin School in Rosemont; Nov. 18. She graduated from Temple University law school in 1989 at the age of 66, and joined the family practice, Jenkins, Jenkins & Jenkins in Media, where she focused on constitutional and labor law.

Dr. Martin Wenig D’44, Port Washington, N.Y., a dentist; Apr. 30, 2000.

Edward F. R. Wood Jr. C’44, Philadelphia, a retired vice president in the trusts department of the old Provident National Bank; Dec. 8.

Elizabeth Hough Davis Ar’45, Philadelphia.

Fannetta Morrow McLean GEd’45, Amherst, Mass..

Gloria Cavallo Barr DH’46, Midlothian, Va., Feb. 28.

James B. Shaum WG’46, Tarkio, Mo., Nov. 1999.

H. Charles Brown ME’47, Hudson, Ohio, Aug. 11.

Dr. Robert J. D. Lessard GM’47, Sillery, Quebec, a radiologist; Dec. 14, 1997.

Dr. Edward H. Mabry GM’47, Memphis, retired chief of radiology and a former president of the medical staff at Methodist Healthcare-Central; Nov. 4.

Dr. Richard A. Dillard M’48, Birmingham, Ala., a retired surgeon; Nov. 8. He was a founding director of Brookwood Hospital. And he was a past president of the Alabama Tennis Association.

Dr. Edward G. Farhart D’48, Glens Falls, N.Y., Apr. 10.

Albert Heisler C’48, Boca Raton, Fla., May 13.

Richard S. Hickok W’48, Brewster, Mass., retired chair of the U.S. affiliate of KMG Main Hurdman; Oct. 20.

James T. Karsnitz W’48, Manheim, Pa., Oct. 14.

Mary Kaufman Knesche Ed’48 GEd’52, Boswell, Pa., Jan. 29, 1999.

Dr. Andrew M. Linz D’48 GD’53, New York, a retired oral surgeon who had served on the staff of St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital; Nov. 12.

Dr. Reuben B. Loeb C’48, Yardley, Pa., a family physician who practiced in Northeast Philadelphia for nearly a half-century; Nov. 4.

John W. McGarrah W’48, Media, Pa., June 21.

Dr. Harvey O. Randel M’48 GM’50, San Diego, a pediatrician who specialized in allergies and immunology; Oct. 25. With others, he worked for the creation of the San Diego Naval Medical Center, in 1988. He was a past president of the Western Society of Allergy and Immunology, the San Diego County Medical Society and the San Diego Allergy Society.

Morten M. Schilbred W’48, Dayton, Ohio, retired vice president of manufacturing for the old Curtis Publishing Co. in Philadelphia; May 1.

Albert P. Stagliano W’48, Haddon Heights, N.J., Mar. 9, 2000.

Lillian Silver Swartz Ed’48, Philadelphia, 2000.

Robert S. Aubry Sr. WG’49, Mechanicsburg, Pa., owner of the Medicare Patients Aid Center there; Dec. 15.

Dr. Jack C. Bostwick C’49 D’51, Wayne, Pa., a dentist; Jan. 16, 1999.

Joseph Kramer ME’49, Oak Park, Mich., Dec. 10, 1999.

Earl K. Satz W’49, San Diego, Oct. 9.

Mencie B. Trotter Ed’49, Jamaica, N.Y., August.

Ann Golden Wallace SW’49, Philadelphia, Aug. 29.

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1950s

Stanley Boardman ME’50, Ellicott City, Md., Oct. 3.

Arthur A. Brennan Jr. W’50 WG’57, Lafayette Hill, Pa., Oct. 8.

Charles L. Godwin W’50, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., a retired agent with the old Equitable Life Assurance and National Financial Co.; Dec. 12. He helped found Christ the Redeemer Church.

Dr. John W. Harrison M’50, Ridgefield, Wash., a retired rheumatologist who had maintained a practice in Spokane for 30 years; Nov. 7. He served as an assistant clinical professor at the University of Washington Medical School.

Eric L. Kidston Ed’50, Birchrunville, Pa., Oct. 7.

Ewell S. Robinson W’50, Birmingham, Ala., Aug. 26.

Dr. Carroll M. Ross D’50, Falmouth, Maine, a retired dentist who had maintained a practice there for many years; Dec. 10. He was a former president of the greater Portland Dental Association.

Richard H. Ackerman W’51, Hermitage, Pa., Mar. 15, 1968.

William F. Brindley G’51, Penacook, N.H., a retired project manager with Hamilton-Standard; Dec. 2.

Dr. John E. Clayton WG’51 Gr’57, Wilmington, N.C., Sept. 5.

Rodney P. Cookman Jr. C’51, Penobscot, Maine, Aug. 17.

John J. Gallagher WEv’51, Berlin, N.J., a retired self-employed salesman of doors and windows; Oct. 7.

Milton Gurny L’51, Short Hills, N.J., a retired attorney; Dec. 6.

George N. Langer GEd’51, Glenside, Pa., Feb. 2.

Marjorie A. Milham Nu’51, Martinsville, Va., a retired nurse at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Nov. 29.

Richard G. Robins C’51 L’56, Voorhees, N.J., retired vice president and director of the trusts department at the Tradesman Bank in Vineland; Dec. 2. He was a former assistant director of Houston Hall.

Dr. David G. Fridirici V’52, Fogelsville, Pa., a retired veterinarian who served Berks and Lehigh counties for 40 years; Dec. 2.

Clarence A. Hustrulid WG’52, High Point, N.C., Oct. 20, 1999.

Verne K. Jones W’52, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

Robert W. Kaehne WEv’52, Drexel Hill, Pa., Oct. 16.

Thomas F. Kilcullen Jr. W’52, Berwyn, Pa., a retired accountant with the old National Rolling Mills in Paoli; Nov. 2.

Dr. Victor M. Longoria V’52, Falls Church, Va., a veterinarian who had opened the Falls Church Animal Hospital in the early 1950s and operated it until he retired in 1986; Oct. 23. He was a charter member of the D.C. Academy of Veterinary Medicine.

Frank A. Mader GEd’52, Swarthmore, Pa., retired assistant principal of the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District; Nov. 23. A translator of Japanese for Army Intelligence during the Second World War, he was instrumental in cracking one of the Japanese military codes.

Dr. Hadley L. Conn Jr. GM’53, Piscataway, N.J., emeritus professor and chair of the Cardiovascular Institute of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Dec. 3. He was a former professor and chair of medicine at Penn.

Dr. Samuel E. Furman C’53 D’57, Rumson, N.J., a retired dentist who founded Tinton Falls Dental Associates in 1959, described as one of the largest dental practices in the country; Oct. 25. It was cited as the “Second Finest Dental Practice” in the U.S. by Dental Economics magazine of last July. He was also a senior attending dentist at Monmouth Medical Center. Three times elected board president of the New Jersey State Board of Dentistry, he was a trustee and past president of the Monmouth-Ocean County Dental Society. And he founded Tinton Falls State Bank.

William E. Mikell L’53, Williston, Vt., a former state representative and later a district-court judge; Nov. 15. He brought a court challenge in 1962 that led to re-apportionment of the state’s legislative districts. He was a past president of the Greater Burlington Industrial Corp. and a director of the Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce.

James E. Palmer EE’53 GEE’60, Avalon, N.J., a former mayor of Moorestown; Oct. 24. He co-founded Telenex Corp. in Mt. Laurel, manufacturer of communications test equipment. He was past president and a former chair of the Chamber of Commerce of Southern Jersey. A founding president of the West Jersey Chamber Music Society, he also served on the board of the Wetlands Institute of Stone Harbor.

Dr. Charles Polk GEE’53 GrE’56, Kingston, R.I., emeritus professor and chair of electrical engineering at the University of Rhode Island who specialized in the controversial subject of health risks from exposure to power lines; Nov. 6. He was a past president of the Bioelectromagnets Society and chair of the power-frequency sub-committee of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Briefly in the mid-70s he was acting director of the engineering division of the National Science Foundation.

Margielou Palmer Baker Nu’54, Alexandria, Va., Aug. 19, 1999.

Richard H. Buckwalter WG’54, Latrobe, Pa., a retired metal engineer with Westinghouse; Oct. 31. He was also a certified public accountant.

Charles M. Farbstein W’54 L’57, Washington. A retired attorney in the General Counsel’s Office of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He served as vice president of the Foggy Bottom Association.

Rev. Albert L. Mahan Ed’54, Rochester, N.Y., Sept. 19.

Dr. Robert C. Toole Gr’54, Franklin, Ind., retired professor of history at Franklin College; Nov. 22.

Carl G. Vanauken Jr. WEF’54, Camp Hill, Pa., a retired accountant and auditor for L. B. Smith, Inc.; Dec. 17.

Robert R. Weiss C’54, Montpelier, Vt., July 15.

Joseph L. Cobb GEd’55, Jonesboro, Ga., a retired principal in the Wilmington, Del., school district; Dec. 10.

Edward Howell III WEv’55, Philadelphia, retired head of Howell Bros. Chemical Laboratories, Inc., that produced hair-care products and sanitary chemicals; Nov. 20.

Robert Chester C’56, Cliffside Park, N.J., an attorney; 1999.

Ruth Litzenberg Dillinger Ed’56, Newton, N.C.

Dr. Anthony J. Feula D’56, West Orange, N.J., a dentist; Jan. 3, 2000.

Dr. Harry A. McLean GM’56, Gig Harbor, Wash., Nov. 2, 1998.

Thomas C. Ryan WG’56, Rutland, Vt., a retired executive with Dean Witter Reynolds; Dec. 15. He was a former president of the Rutland Regional Medical Center.

F. Richard Doherty W’57, Los Angeles, May 18.

Richard E. Gabbe W’57, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Oct. 31.

Janet Sherberg Rasch G’57, Knoxville, Tenn., president of Planned Parenthood of East Tennessee; Oct. 22. She also served as president of Children’s International Summer Villages. And she taught computer literacy at the University of Tennessee.

Dr. Irving W. Reid D’57, New York, December; a dentist.

Clifford J. Roberts Jr. WG’57, Louisville, Ky., Feb. 2, 1986.

Dr. Bernard Struhl D’57, South Plainfield, N.J., a dentist; Nov. 18.

John M. Hohenwarter WG’58, Elizabethtown, Pa., retired deputy secretary for legislative affairs in the office of former Pennsylvania Governor Robert Casey; Nov. 25.

Patricia McClary Libor CW’58 GEE’74, Princeton, Minn., Sept. 21, 1996.

H. Melvin Silver WEv’58, Cherry Hill, N.J.

Arnold H. Garfinkel C’59, Kansas City, Mo., a real estate developer known for his nearly lifelong devotion to the Quality Hill Historic District; Dec. 8. He oversaw the construction of 500 residential units and shops in renovated historic buildings, new townhouses and recreated historic streetscapes. He had also been instrumental in the City Center Square project, a major part of the revitalization of downtown Kansas City. Spending a part of his year in Naples, Fla., Arnie served on the board of Penn’s Alumni Club of Southwest Florida

Dr. Paul M. Glickman D’59, Rockville Centre, N.Y., a dentist; December.

Stanley Koltoff W’59, Willow Grove, Pa., June 1.

Eleida Lehrfeld Simenhoff CW’59, Swarthmore, Pa.

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1960s

William J. Finkel C’60, Melbourne, Fla., retired vice president of General Wire Products in Worcester, Mass.; Oct. 12.

Kenneth F. Lee L’60, Mercersburg, Pa., a retired attorney; Nov. 23. He was a former solicitor for Mercersburg borough, and Warren, St. Thomas and Hamilton townships.

Bruce J. Pierce W’60, Albuquerque, N.M., Oct. 10.

Helen R. White SW’60, Orange, N.J., July 1.

Richard L. James GEd’61, Philadelphia, Feb. 17, 1998.

Madeline Hummel Jay Ed’61 G’64, Springfield, Pa., a foreign-languages teacher at John Bartram High School; Sept. 27, 1998.

Dr. Richard E. Stevens D’61, Amherst, Mass., a dentist; Apr. 13, 2000.

Sidney D. Banach GME’62, Lawrenceville, N.J., Oct. 18.

Robert M. Feldman W’62, West Newton, Mass., a prominent fundraiser for the University of Massachusetts Medical School who was the driving force behind the creation and staffing of its Worcester-campus facility; Dec. 3. He was also the founding president of Aero Products International, known for the Aero Extra Bed. An active alumnus, he was involved in the formation of the New England Regional Advisory Board.

Adriana R. Kleiman GCP’62, New York, Jan. 21, 2000.

J. Joseph Smith Jr. C’62, Farmington, Conn., a former senior vice president of Chicago Title Insurance Co. who left and, with his wife, opened a restaurant in New Hartford, the Foothills Package Store; Oct. 24.

Joseph E. Amato WEv’63 WEv’65, Egg Harbor, N.J., Nov. 3.

Hon. James R. Holmes W’65, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., an attorney; Dec. 18. At the age of 29, he campaigned, successfully, for a county judgeship from the seat of his Triumph motorcycle—described by a local newspaper as “a long-haired, leather-jacket-wearing free spirit who called for legalizing marijuana.” He served the three-year term, but resigned to enter private practice, and was known both for his flamboyant clothing and dazzling courtroom work.

Dr. Francis P. Jennings Gr’65, Evanston, Ill., director emeritus of the D’Arcy McNickle Center for the American Indian at Chicago’s Newberry Library; Nov. 17. His Ph.D. thesis became the groundbreaking book, The Invasion of America: Indians, Colonialism and the Cant of Conquest (1975), and has been attributed to help shape the contemporary view of Native Americans. For 10 years he taught history in Philadelphia schools; when president of the teachers’ union, he was attacked for supporting the entry of African American teachers into the school system. A past president of the American Society for Ethno-History, Fritz served on the Pennsylvania Historical Association and on the executive board of the Organization of American Historians.

Joy Likoff Kanter CW’65, Rydal, Pa., member of the faculty and coordinator of the reading program at Montgomery County Community College; Sept. 3.

Dinesh C. Dhody GAr’66 GCP’70, Philadelphia, July 1999.

Charles G. Kovach WEF’66 WEv’68, Saint Clair, Pa., Feb. 2, 1999.

Diana Piacitelli Manwaring CW’66, Stamford, Conn., a clinical research associate; Aug. 8.

William H. Ostenson WG’66, Bainbridge Island, Wash., an economic-development and public-policy consultant; Nov. 21. He had previously been executive director of the Economic Development Council of Puget Sound.

Richard L. Sims C’66, Bridgewater Corners, Vt., innkeeper of the October Country Inn; Nov. 4.

Kiky Titsa Polites CGS’67, Yeadon, Pa., 1999.

Joseph J. Vierzbicki Jr. PT’67, Allentown, Pa., a physical therapist in Bethlehem for 32 years; Dec. 15.

Albert B. Kahn Jr. C’68, Pennington, N.J., an attorney; Dec. 18, 1999.

William H. Quay Jr. WG’68, Seal Beach, Calif., October.

Martin G. Sender C’69, Newton, Mass., a media consultant, who was a pioneering co-host of WBZ-TV’s Evening Magazine, an Emmy-winning program; Dec. 23. He worked for Boston’s three largest network affiliates, Channels 4, 5 and 7, over two decades.

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1970s

Dr. Margaret E. Galey Gr’70, Somerset, Pa., a former staff member of the old U.S. House Foreign Relations Committee (1977-89); Dec. 9. After leaving Capitol Hill, she taught a course in international law at Georgetown University and served on the editorial board of Political Science and Politics.

Susan Johnson Brown GEd’71, McLean, Va., an interior designer in New Jersey and Washington; Nov. 21.

Dr. Christopher M. Frauenhoffer C’72, Princeton, N.J., Oct. 6, 1998.

Benjamin V. Hedges G’72, Amherst, N.H., a clinical psychologist who served as guidance counselor at Souhegan High School; Nov. 8.

Richard A. Zimmerman WG’72, Katy, Tex., May 28.

Dr. John J. Parks D’74, Burlington, Conn., a dentist who had maintained a practice in West Hartford since 1978; Dec. 2.

Joan B. Geiger GEd’76, Springfield, Pa., Dec. 24, 1998.

Martha Pryor-Cook SW’77, Hillsborough, N.C., director of social services for Orange County; November. She helped establish the Skills Development Center in Chapel Hill and was co-founder of the Blossoms mentoring program at Orange High School.

John C. Chambers Jr. C’78, Bowie, Md., a partner in the Washington law firm of Arent, Fox, Kintner, Plotkin & Kahn who specialized in environmental law and entertainment law; Dec. 22. He had written two novels, two children’s books and a volume of poetry and prose.

Barton R. Gethmann WG’78, Wheaton, Ill., owner of a personnel-management company; Dec. 4.

Dr. Yigu Kwon Gr’78, Kyoungsangbuk-Do, Korea, 1998.

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1980s

Dr. Kenneth B. Draft M’80, Brooklyn, N.Y., a physician; 1996.

Margaret Majette Clark WEv’81 WEv’87, Philadelphia, June 23, 1992.

David S. Benhaim WG’87, Sudbury, Mass., Feb. 5, 1998.

Lisa Lentnek Whitney C’87, Woodmere, N.Y., December.

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1990s

Stephanie B. Schoeller C’90, New York, a consultant with the South Shore Health System in Valley Stream; Aug. 20. She had earlier worked for Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield in New York.

Ena Barker GNu’92, Willingboro, N.J.

Abigail Cohen C’96, Philadelphia, a photographer who taught at the University of the Arts; Dec. 12. She had co-founded a Web site for artists (www.TheArtBiz.com).

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Faculty & Staff

Dr. William W. Chambers Jr., Beaufort, S.C., emeritus professor of anatomy in the School of Medicine; Sept. 19. He joined the Penn faculty in 1947 and became a noted teacher and researcher of the central nervous system. He was a co-founder of the Institute of Neurological Sciences in 1953, one of the first such groups in the country organized to stimulate multidisciplinary research. He remained at Penn until he took early retirement in 1979.

Dr. Edwin A. Churchill. See Class of 1940.

Dr. Hadley L. Conn Jr. See Class of 1953.

John E. Flowers, former director of admissions at the Wharton School; Oct. 2. He joined Penn in 1971 as a teaching fellow, becoming assistant director of undergraduate admissions at Wharton in 1973, associate director of admissions in 1974 and director in 1984. In 1988 he left Penn to work in the private sector.

Dr. Lynda Hart, Philadelphia, professor of English and women’s rights advocate; Dec. 31. She came to Penn in 1988 as assistant professor of English and theater arts, became an associate professor of English, theater arts, comparative literature and women’s studies in 1994, and was promoted to professor of English in 1998. She served on the board of the LGBT Center, and was an active board member of the Penn Women’s Center since her arrival. In 1990 she founded the Women’s Theatre Festival of Philadelphia. Her book, Fatal Women: Lesbian Sexuality and the Mark of Aggression (1994), won her a 1993 Alice Paul Award in Women’s Studies as well as a Callaway Prize nomination. She also wrote Sam Shepard’s Metaphorical Stages (1987), Between the Body and the Flesh: Performing Sadomasochism (1998), and Of All the Nerve: Deb Margolin Solo (1999). Dr. Hart was the editor of the first published collection of scholarly essays on women’s theater, Making a Spectacle: Feminist Essays on Contemporary Women’s Theatre (1989), and its sequel, Acting Out: Feminist Performances (1993). Dr. Hart’s articles and reviews appeared in a spectrum of scholarly journals. She also taught film and was a regular contributor to the film critic section of The Psychoanalytic Review. At the time of her death, she was completing a memoir, illustrated by her own paintings.

Marjorie A. Milham. See Class of 1951.

Richard G. Robins. See Class of 1951.

Dr. R. Claude Rogers, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., assistant professor emeritus of physical medicine and rehabilitation in the School of Medicine; Dec. 15. He joined Penn in 1971 as an instructor and became an assistant professor in 1978; he retired in 1988. Dr. Rogers believed that art could play a role in healing mind and body. An artist himself, his work was displayed in local galleries, including Penn’s Faculty Club.

Dr. I. Edward Rubin. See Class of 1931.

James Tuppeny, Wynnewood, Pa., head coach for cross country and track & field from 1966 to 1979 and director of the Penn Relays from 1970 to 1987; Nov. 29. He is credited with building Penn into an Ivy League power; he accumulated a record of 240-44 in cross country and track, going over a decade without losing an outdoor dual or triangular meet. James Tuppeny served as president of the NCAA Track & Field Coaches Association and vice president of the old Athletics Congress. In 1979 he coached the U.S. team in the World University Games, and he was the inaugural executive director of the Philadelphia Sports Congress. At the time of his death, he was associate head coach of track & field at Villanova University, having celebrated his 50th year of coaching in the 1998-99 season.


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