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CLASS OF 1947 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

This time around, I heard from one classmate, Ezra Zilkha, who wrote, “How wonderful to hear some news about you and Happy New Year! I am now over 90-years-old, and I know you must be, too. I always have such good memories of our friendship. Several months ago, I gave a talk at Wesleyan. I…

GENE E. NOBLE ’47

GENE E. NOBLE, the co-owner, general manager, and treasurer of the Rutland (Vt.) Daily Herald, died Dec. 2, 2013, at age 89. He was the son of Leroy B. Noble of the class of 1914. A member of Delta Tau Delta, he served in the U.S. Army with the 10th Mountain Division during World War…

WILLIAM B. MERVINE ’47

WILLIAM B. MERVINE, former national sales manager for Kaiser Aluminum, died July 4, 2014. He was 93. A member of Beta Theta Pi, he received an MBA from New York University. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Forces and was later awarded the Air Medal with five oak leaf clusters…

EDWARD L. STRATTON ’47

EDWARD L. STRATTON, 88, a manager who worked in sales, marketing, and education at IBM for 37 years, died June 29, 2013. A member of Sigma Nu, he received his degree with honors and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was also active in community organizations. Among those who survive are…

Class of 1947 | 2014 | Issue 1

Bill Smallwood has done it again!! And I thank him again and hope other classmates send in their thoughts and memories. Let’s share some ideas with each another. All e-mails and letters will be used. Let’s challenge Bill!!! Ex-POW Picnic: Plymouth, Vermont Each summer we gather at Plymouth State Park midst clusters of birches in…

JOHN H. UNDERHILL JR. ’47

JOHN H. UNDERHILL JR., 84, who spent his career in the insurance industry, first with John Hancock and later with Deland Gibson Insurance Associates in Wellesley, Mass., died Apr. 22, 2010. A member of Eclectic, he was the son of John H. Underhill of the class of 1918 and the nephew of Frank T. Underhill…