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CLASS OF 1952 | 2017 | ISSUE 1

Class of 1952 Endowed Wesleyan Scholarship Fund Nathanael Mathieu ’20, Freedom, NH Good news about our classmates is absent, as these class notes are being written on Jan. 15, 2017. Bad news is prevalent, unfortunately. We have lost five more of our classmates. Mel Roboff died on Apr. 11, 2014. Mel was an Alpha Delt…

CLASS OF 1952 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

In the last issue of this magazine (Issue 2, 2016), we mentioned having heard from Frank LaBella for the first time in decades. There is much more to add to what we reported therein. The following note from Frank contains two examples of his extraordinarily diverse career and life. First, as a professor (now emeritus)…

CLASS OF 1953 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

Hal Buckingham writes: This has been a banner time for your co-scribes! We’ve heard from several classmates who have been silent for much too long. First, there is Bill Evans. Bill, who left Wesleyan after our junior year to attend Hahnemann (now Drexel) Medical School and to pursue a career in medicine, elected to retire…

CLASS OF 1952 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

Class of 1952 Endowed Wesleyan Scholarship Fund Michael Glasser ’16, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Hal Buckingham writes: It is with enormous regret that I open these class notes with this sad news. We have lost two of the giants of our class, Susie Wasch and Charlie Rogovin. Susie died Feb. 6, 2016, after a battle with cancer she fought…

CLASS OF 1952 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

Hal writes: It was good to be in touch again recently with Jim Wolpert. I believe the last time we saw each other was in 1953 at an Army base in Sendai, Japan. From there, Jim was assigned to the 724th Ordnance Battalion of the 24th Infantry Division in Korea, where he rose to be Battalion Sergeant…

CLASS OF 1952 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

We promised more on Dick Mayer in this issue of the magazine. Dick left Wesleyan after his sophomore year and enlisted in the U. S. Army. Following graduation from Officer Candidate School, he became a platoon leader on the front lines of Korea, was seriously wounded, spent a year in a hospital in Japan, and was awarded…

KIMON S. ZACHOS ’52

KIMON S. ZACHOS, an attorney and community leader, died Dec. 31, 2014, at age 84. A member of Sigma Chi, he received his degree with honors. He received his law degree as a Root-Tilden Scholar at New York University Law School and also received an LL.M. from Boston University after serving in the U.S. Army.…

HUGH W. YOUNG ’52

HUGH W. YOUNG, who served for 32 years in the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, died Nov. 24, 2014. He was 83. After receiving his degree with honors and with distinction in government, he received a master’s degree in public administration from Syracuse University. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Subsequently, he…

JOHN H. WILLIAMS ’52

JOHN H. WILLIAMS, 83, a retired actuarial specialist, died Oct. 30, 2014. A member of Delta Tau Delta, he received his degree with honors. After serving in the U.S. Army he attended graduate school at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, and later at Occidental College. He retired as a senior partner in Coopers and…

DONALD T. SANDERS ’52

DONALD T. SANDERS, a geologist and later an editor and writer, and longtime class secretary, died Nov. 9, 2014, at age 84. He was a member of Delta Upsilon and served in the U.S. Army. After receiving his master’s degree from the University of Kansas, he worked for Conoco Oil Company doing fieldwork. He soon…