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CLASS OF 1949 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

I received a very thick booklet of art work from Dave Richards, and very impressive art work it is. The subject matter is varied, ranging from private dwellings to churches to sailing vessels to landscapes and even to Christmas cards. All of it is in black and white, obviously copies of originals. The volume of…

CLASS OF 1949 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

Class of 1949 Norm Daniels Endowed Wesleyan Scholarship Adrian Reifsnyder ’16, Psychology With the diminishing number of classmates to report on, it was a pleasant surprise to receive a letter from George Forbes. As I read his letter, it was interesting to note the number of similarities in his life and activities to mine. George retired many…

CLASS OF 1949 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

In a letter I received from Dave Richards he makes reference to a previous class note I wrote concerning the diminishing number of ’49 classmates. He made the point that he can still be counted as one of those still with us. He also made the point that he is one of the older members of our…

CLASS OF 1949 | 2015 | ISSUE 1

I received a letter from Ken Williams in which he thoroughly chastised me for overlooking him as an attendee at our 65th Reunion. The only gatherings of the ’49ers my wife and I attended were Friday night and Saturday night dinners and, regrettably, I must have missed him at one or both of these. Audrey…

CLASS OF 1949 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

n my previous class notes I identified the team of alumni whose responsibility it was to alert and encourage at least a few of the remaining classmates of 1949 to return for our 65th Reunion. We failed miserably. The only alumni who attended the Reunion were the five team members, namely, Dick Gibbons, David Knapp,…

HENRI R.M. SALAUN ’49

HENRI R.M. SALAUN, 88, a professional squash player who was a four-time U.S. national squash champion, died June 4, 2014. At the age of 14, he and his mother fled France for England and then came to the United States. Always an excellent athlete and tennis player, he learned English and was accepted to Wesleyan…

JOHN G. EASTON JR. ’49

JOHN G. EASTON JR., a retired marketing manager for Aetna Life & Casualty, died Feb. 3, 2014, at age 87. The son of John G. Easton Sr., of the class of 1913, he was a member of Alpha Delta Phi and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended Fordham Law School but…

ROMOLO R. RUSSO ’49

ROMOLO R. RUSSO, who retired as a branch sales manager for the Unisys Corporation, died May 16, 2013, at age 88. A member of Sigma Nu, he was the brother of Edmund P. Russo of the class of 1944. He served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. Survivors include his wife,…

PETER S. MANSFIELD ’49

PETER S. MANSFIELD, chairman emeritus of the department of English at the Noble and Greenough School, died Aug. 17, 2011. He was 87. A member of Psi Upsilon, he served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. He received a master’s degree from Boston University. Survivors include his wife, Patricia Cox Mansfield;…