Tag Archive for 1942

GEORGE P. MORRILL ’42

GEORGE P. MORRILL, a writer and editor who worked at American Educational Publications, and longtime Wesleyan class secretary, died Jan. 3, 2015. He was 94. A member of Eclectic, he served in the U.S. Merchant Marine during World War II. After the war he taught English at the University of Connecticut in New London, then…

THOMAS N. LOSER ’42

THOMAS N. LOSER, the co-founder of the industrial chemical company Wyrough & Loser, Inc., died Oct. 27, 2014, at age 93. A member of Delta Kappa Epsilon, he served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946, during which period he became commanding officer of the Navy’s principal training school for communications officers. His entire…

STANLEY F. KAY ’42

STANLEY F. KAY, 93, a retired national general sales manager for International Silver, died Dec. 19, 2014. He was a member of Chi Psi. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Forces. He joined International Silver, eventually retiring as national general sales manager of the World Tableware Division. His wife, Lois…

ARTHUR W. FEINSTEIN ’42

ARTHUR W. FEINSTEIN, who practiced law in Hartford, Conn., for almost 50 years, died Dec. 29, 2014, at age 94. In addition to Wesleyan, he attended New York University and then received his law degree from the Hartford College of Law, now the UCONN School of Law. During World War II he served in the…

HARRY W. CROOP JR. ’42

HARRY W. CROOP JR., a retired sales manager, died Dec. 12, 2014. He was 94. A member of Eclectic, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II. His career was in the building materials sales industry, and he retired as general sales manager for the General Dynamics Corporation. He also volunteered in his…

CLASS OF 1942 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

Word has arrived that Edgar Allen “Ted” Jones died on May 10, 2013. Ted was that good-looking guy who distinguished himself in many campus activities. He was editor of the Argus, member of Mystical Seven, stalwart of the Senate and manager of varsity basketball. He was known for enthusiastic participation in international relations studies and…

JOHN W. POWERS ’42

JOHN W. POWERS, 93, an attorney and active civic volunteer in the Youngstown, Ohio, area, died Nov. 22, 2013. A member of Chi Psi, he received his degree with honors and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. After receiving his law degree from the University of Michigan he served as associate, partner,…