Obituaries | 1950-1959

ULRICH KOGELSCHATZ ’59

ULRICH KOGELSCHATZ, a physicist and engineer, died June 25, 2016, at age 79. He received his degree from Kiel University and joined the Brown Boveri Research Center in Baden, Switzerland, where he did pioneering work on non-thermal plasmas and particularly dielectric barrier discharges. In 2000 he retired as a senior scientist at ABB Corporate Research,…

STEPHEN L. WERNER ’58

STEPHEN L. WERNER, a Central Intelligence Agency officer for 34 years, died Jan. 29, 2017. He was 80. A member of Psi Upsilon, he received his degree with honors. He then served in the U.S. Air Force, after which he joined the CIA. During his 34-year career as an operations officer with the CIA, he…

SAMUEL M. FREEMAN II ’58

SAMUEL M. FREEMAN II, who headed Freeman’s in Philadelphia, the oldest auction house in the U.S., died Jun. 15, 2017, at age 80. He was a member of Eclectic. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Davison Freeman, four children, and eight grandchildren.

BENJAMIN B. CHADWICK ’58

BENJAMIN B. CHADWICK, an editor, died Mar. 9, 2016, at age 79. He was the son of Howard B. Chadwick of the class of 1930 and the brother of Charles B. Chadwick Jr. of the class of 1954. A member of Psi Upsilon, he served in the U.S. Navy and received a divinity degree from…

RUSSELL A. WINSLOW ’56

RUSSELL A. WINSLOW, a retired corporate general counsel, died Oct. 15, 2016, at age 81. A member of Delta Kappa Epsilon, he served in the U.S. Army and received his law degree from Harvard University. He then worked as a lawyer for 28 years at the Public Service Company of New Hampshire, retiring in 1989.…

G. FORD ROGERS III ’56

G. FORD ROGERS III, who most recently owned a travel agency, died Apr. 17, 2017. He was 84. After retiring in 2000 as the docket manager of a major law firm in Chicago, he and his son formed a travel business, Anchored Eagle Travel. His wife, Caroline Pent Rogers, predeceased him. He is survived by…

CHARLES D. N. HUME ’55

The Rev. CHARLES D. N. HUME, a United Church of Christ minister, died Jan. 13, 2017, at age 83. He was the nephew of Ernest D. North of the class of 1924. A member of Delta Tau Delta, he received divinity degrees from the Union Theological Seminary and from the Andover Newton Theological School. He…

JOHN E. CLARK JR. ’55

JOHN E. CLARK JR., a retired mechanical engineer, died Nov. 13, 2016, at age 83. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi and received his mechanical engineering degree from the Newark (N.J.) College of Engineering. He worked for Fairbanks Morse until he retired in 1996. He enjoyed sports and puzzles. His wife, Ruth Eldridge…

EDWARD W. BEGLIN JR. ’55

EDWARD W. BEGLIN JR., a New Jersey Superior Court judge, died May 4, 2017. He was 83. A member of Alpha Chi Rho, he received his degree with honors. After receiving his law degree from New York University he served two years with the U.S. Army and practiced law in Plainfield, New Jersey, with the…

RICHARD S. McCRAY ’54

RICHARD S. McCRAY, M.D., a pioneer in gastrointestinal endoscopy, died Feb. 24, 2017, at age 84. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon and received a master’s degree in divinity from Yale University. After several years in the ministry, he entered Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, from which he received his medical…