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CLASS OF 1950 | 2017 | ISSUE 1

Hello, classmates! It’s a new year—2017! In the last issue we enjoyed hearing from Cliff Milner, Roger Haskell, and Jud Miner. And now, how about hearing from you? Please call me or drop me a line with your latest news. We are sorry to inform you of the death of our classmate, James Mutrie, on…

CLASS OF 1950 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

Cliff Milner in Rochester, N.Y., writes, “Here are a few items, some good and some not so good. I’ve gotten more daring in my old age (88) and rented a motor home so I could spend a weekend at a bluegrass festival down on Seneca Lake. It was marvelous, except for the damage that happened…

CLASS OF 1950 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

I had a nice telephone conversation with Bill Ackerly, who called “out of the blue” after the April issue of Wesleyan. He was a Sigma Chi, pre-med, and became a psychiatrist. After living 50 years in Cambridge, Mass., his current address is in New Hampshire. He lives in his own home with solar heating, which…

CLASS OF 1950 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

Last fall, Margie and I drove from St. Simons Island to Savannah for a weekend visit with Janet and Fred Irwin ’51, who was celebrating a birthday. Fred was my roommate at Delta Tau. We had a great time wining and dining, and they took us to the Jepson Center for the Arts, featuring Impressionist…

CLASS OF 1950 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

Hi, guys! I’m Bud Dorsey, and I was just asked to be the new Class Secretary, so I guess you could say I’m “the new kid on the block.” My wife, Margie, and I moved from New York to St. Simons Island 21 years ago, and we love it here… nice climate, slower pace, friendly people.…

ROBERT J. BUTLER ’50

ROBERT J. BUTLER, a chemist, died July 20, 2014. He was 86. The nephew of Albert Q. Butler of the class of 1923, he was a member of the John Wesley Club, served in the U.S. Army, and received his MBA from Columbia University. He worked for three large chemical companies during the course of…

CLASS OF 1950 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

Calling all gentlemen of the Class of 1950! Can you believe it—the 65th Reunion for this class! Save the dates: May 21–24, 2015. It’s sure to be a fantastic weekend—but only if you come! If you’d like to have input as we plan events, please e-mail Katie Tedford (ktedford@wesleyan.edu). And thanks to those already participating!

ANDREW F. WISSEMANN ’50

ANDREW F. WISSEMANN, the sixth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts, died Aug. 20, 2014. He was 86. A member of Delta Tau Delta, he received his degree with honors and with distinction in German, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He studied at Union Theological Seminary and received his Bachelor of…

CARL G. MURANO JR. ’50

CARL G. MURANO JR., 87, a former FBI special investigator, died Aug. 23, 2013. He was a member of Chi Psi and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. After a 28-year career with the FBI, he joined General Telephone as a special investigator. He was also an avid athlete. Predeceased by a son, his…

CLASS OF 1950 | 2014 | ISSUE 2

Gail and Dick Ahlers had a fine two-day reunion with Nick Swett at Nick’s lodgings in Boynton Beach, Fla., in February. Nick and Dick were originally class of ’48, but were interrupted into 1950 by a couple of years of “community” service. Nick’s wife, Janet, passed in June 2013 after over 60 years of marriage. One of their sons…