Tag Archive for 1959

CLASS OF 1959 | 2017 | ISSUE 1

Happy New Year to the Great Class of ’59. Politics aside, we are in for interesting times, and interesting times lead us to much-needed reports of your latest adventures. Susan Young reports on the induction of her husband, Tom, into the Wesleyan Baseball Wall of Fame last May. Sons Tom and Nate flew in from…

CLASS OF 1959 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

Congratulations to the Great Class of ’59 for having the highest percentage of class participants in the just-closed “This Is Why” campaign. Almost $500 million was added to the endowment in this effort, no small achievement! One has heard rumors that the Class of ’60 has been putting forward the idea that they tied us…

CLASS OF 1959 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

The Great Class of ’59 are inveterate travelers, as the following will attest. Linda and Dick Cadigan write about their trip to Tanzania and seeing all the game animals that could be seen. A side excursion to a Masai village was equally interesting. Their guide talked about his father and his eight wives. Early Anglican…

CLASS OF 1959 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

Greetings to the Great Class of ’59. We have news from several of you from whom we have not heard in years! Hopefully we will hear from more of you in the future. Bob McKelvey, a great and long-term supporter of Wes, serving on our Board and numerous committees, is still working full time in the…

CLASS OF 1959 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

You can imagine where Cyndy and I were on October 2. Wesleyan took over the whole Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York for a night like no other: Hamilton. To say that the almost-three-hour show is a tour de force is an immense understatement. It is an evening we will never forget. I am sure we had some classmates…

CLASS OF 1959 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

Members of the great class of ’59 and their support forces continue to be actively involved with their families and communities. Ted Fiske and his wife, Sunny, have just returned from London, where they attended a chamber music concert in which Hugh Rosenbaum performed with his bassoon up to his high standard. Ted and Sunny will return…

MARTIN J. JASKOT JR. ’59

MARTIN J. JASKOT JR., who retired as president of Theo Davies, died Nov. 4, 2014, at age 77. He was a member of Chi Psi and received his degree with honors. After receiving his MBA from the University of Chicago, he joined Peat Marwick Mitchell as a CPA in Hawaii. In 1972 he joined Theo…

WILLIAM G. HOPKINS ’59

WILLIAM G. HOPKINS, professor emeritus of plant physiology at the University of Western Ontario, died Nov. 30, 2014. He was 74. A member of Delta Sigma, he was elected to Sigma Xi. After received his PhD in plant physiology at Indiana University he was a post-doctoral fellow at Brookhaven National Laboratory before joining the faculty…

CLASS OF 1959 | 2015 | ISSUE 1

Fresh from a 55th Reunion, the Great Class of ’59 continues on. We drew a surprising number of returnees, noted many have been married to the same spouse for nearly the entire time since graduation and want to recognize those of whom we are aware. Your two class scribes qualify, Cyndy and John Spurdle (56)…

CLASS OF 1959 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

The photos below are from Dave Darling’s induction into the Wesleyan Baseball Hall of Fame, and submitted by David Eklund, who writes, “Please note the very special wall sign ‘running between the ears of Tom Young and Dave D.’ ”           The 55th Reunion of the Great Class of 1959 was an unbridled…