RICHARD REMINGTON BEATTY '38, A.M. '39, died May 8, 1997, in Boston.
EDWARD HYDE COX '38 died March 20 in Beverly, Mass. He worked in publishing in New York City before becoming an English instructor at Phillips Exeter Academy. He served as president and curator of the Cape Ann Historical Society for 22 years. He leaves no immediate survivors.
HENRY MAYNARD KIDDER JR. '38cl, LL.B. '41, died May 23 in Oyster Bay, N.Y. He practiced law in New York City for 30 years and on Long Island for another 20. He also served as village justice of Oyster Bay Cove. A navy captain in the Pacific theater during World War II, he was a retired commander in the Naval Reserve and a lifelong sailor. He leaves his wife, Reine (Tracy), three sons, Henry, J. Tracy '67, and Tim, and three sisters, Anne '40, Maria '42, and Amy.
CORINNE COMMOSS LAMB '38, A.B.E. '72, of Lunenburg, Mass., died January 9.
MAX BERNHARDT MEYER '38, of Sarasota, Fla., died May 11. A retired business executive, he served for 31 years as vice president of General Cigar Co. and for eight years as chairman of Ex-Lax Inc. He leaves his wife, Edith (Meyers), and a son, Peter; a daughter, Elizabeth Glaser, predeceased him.
MARGARET BROOKS MORSE '38cl, of Falmouth, Me., died December 31, 1997.
HENRY PORTER TUNMORE '38, A.M. '41, of Uniondale, N.Y., died July 5, 1997. He was a retired reference librarian at the Mineola Public Library. Earlier he worked for 13 years an information officer at the United Nations, in New York City.
ROBERT MANTON BURNETT '39 died March 5 in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. A fighter director officer on the carrier Cowpens in World War II, he spent 17 years with Pan American Airways. Later he became director of development at St. Mark's School, in Southborough, Mass. His survivors include his wife, Alice (Nelthropp).
CHANDLER HOVEY JR. '39 died April 9 in Ocean Reef, Fla. He was a partner in the investment firm of White Weld & Co., later part of Merrill Lynch, retiring in 1960. He shared his family's tradition of yacht racing, and after developing multiple sclerosis he became a champion disabled sailor. In 1995, the Independence Cup, the national trophy for the disabled, was named in his honor. He leaves a daughter, Nancy Cooper, two sons, Chandler and Thomas, and three stepchildren.
EDITH KETTENDORF KYHL '39, of Jamaica Plain, Mass., died May 3. She leaves her husband, Robert, and a daughter, Alice Brocoum.
EDWARD HENRY MALONE '39, of Morehead City, N.C., died March 10. A retired psychiatrist, he worked for many years as clinical director of South Oaks Hospital, a private psychiatric hospital in Amityville, N.Y. His survivors include his wife, Mary (Belford).
HERBERT WEINSTEIN '39, of Sudbury, Mass., died April 30. He was a retired planning manager at Raytheon Co., in Sudbury, where he lived for many years and was active in civic affairs. He was a passionate birder and rockhound. He leaves his wife, Miriam (Bloom), a daughter, Judy, and two sisters, Ethel DeLoria and Millie Selenkow.
WILLIAM THOMAS MALLISON JR. '40, of Silver Spring, Md., died November 24, 1997. He was professor of law emeritus at George Washington University and former director of its International and Comparative Law Program. Coauthors of The Palestine Problem in International Law and World Order, in 1988 he and his wife, Sally (Vynne), received the Human Rights Award of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee and the Elmer Berger Award for the promotion of peace and human rights in the Middle East.
WILLIAM IRVING MCAULIFFE '40, of Rancho Palos Verdes, Cal., died January 11, 1997.
ROBERT OEHLER MILLER '40 died March 15 in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. He was the longtime vice president of Hardy Salt Co., in St. Louis, and former manager of the firm's Manistee, Mich., plant. While at Harvard he was a member of the fencing team and an intercollegiate saber champion
RICHARD FRAZAR WHITE WHITTEMORE '40 died February 25 in Shelburne, Vt. He was a decorated army major who served in two wars, and professor emeritus of history at Teachers College, Columbia University. He was the author of Nicholas Murray Butler and Public Education and of an unpublished memoir, For the Love of Skiing. He leaves his wife, Barbara (Van Ness), and three children, Sewall, Robert '69, and Thomas '72.
WILLIAM MILLER ABRAHAMS '41cl died June 2 in Hillsborough, Cal. He was a legendary editor at Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Dutton, and Atlantic Monthly Press who worked with many of the finest writers of his day. A powerful champion of the short story genre, he served as editor of the O. Henry Awards for more than 30 years. He wrote several novels, including Interval in Carolina, By the Beautiful Sea, and Imperial Waltz, and also co-wrote, with his partner, Peter Stansky, Ph.D. '61, a two-volume biography of George Orwell and another book of nonfiction, London's Burning: Life, Death and Art in the Second World War. Besides Mr. Stansky, he leaves a sister, Fay Swartz.
ARLENE CARROLL ASHE '41, of East Stroudsburg, Pa., died April 5. A former resident of Medway, Mass., she leaves a son, Douglas, and a sister, Evelyn Carroll; her husband, Charles, predeceased her.
JULIAN CLIFFORD JAYNES '41 died November 21, 1997, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. He was a professor of psychology at Princeton, where he had been a member of the faculty since 1964. An authority on consciousness and the history of psychology, he was the author of The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind, in which he set forth his theory that modern consciousness arises from the power of language to create metaphors and analogies and is a learned social construction. He was founding chairman of Cheiron, an international society for the history of the behavioral and social sciences. He leaves no immediate survivors.
MAX WILLIAM KRAUS '41mcl, of Manhattan, died January 7. He was a retired diplomat and freelance writer. He spent 35 years in the Foreign Service, retiring in 1975 as counselor for public affairs in the U.S. mission to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva. He directed the press center for the Vietnam peace talks in Paris and later served as chief press spokesman for the SALT II negotiations with the Soviet Union. In retirement he wrote a book, They All Come to Geneva, and Other Tales of a Public Diplomat, and volunteered for Common Cause. He leaves two daughters, Deborah Kraus and Lucy Brillie.
JAMES ROLAND MCPHERSON '41, Ed.M. '55, died May 4 in Danvers, Mass. A former director of management and budget for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, he previously taught at Boston University and Boston College. He was a founder and vice president of Marblehead Bank and Trust Co., president of Morgan-McPherson Insurance Agency, and president of the Credit Bureau of Greater Beverly. He also chaired the Beverly board of aldermen and the Beverly Industrial Development Finance Authority. He leaves a daughter, Margaret Cahow, a son, Michael, a sister, Katherine Hammond, and two brothers, Daniel and John; his wife, Dorothea (Cillis), and two sons, Myles and Mark, predeceased him.
KENNETH NYITRAY TRUEBLOOD '41mcl died May 7 in Los Angeles. He was professor emeritus of chemistry at UCLA, where he taught for 49 years. He also chaired the chemistry department and served for three years as dean of the College of Letters and Science. A crystallographer whose research focused on using x-ray diffraction to reveal the three-dimensional structures of molecules, he was also a pioneer in the use of computers for structural analysis. His published works include Crystal Structure Analysis and Dorothy Hodgkin and Linus Pauling: A Tribute. His many honors included the Fankuchen Memorial Award of the American Crystallographic Association, which he received in 1995. He leaves his wife, Jean (Turner), and two brothers, Alan '38, Ph.D. '51, and Howard.
ROBERT FRANKLIN CHICK '42 died April 23 in Charleston, S.C. He was retired president of John H. Pray & Sons Inc., a Boston contractor, and co-founder of the World Business Council. He leaves two daughters, Frances Spaulding and Ruth Lucas, four sons, Robert, David, Geoffrey, and Jonathan, a sister, Elizabeth Parker, and a brother, William; his wife, Frances (Stout), predeceased him.
PHILIP MARRINER HAMMETT '42cl, of Philadelphia, died May 5. He was a retired partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis, where he specialized in litigation, and a former assistant city solicitor. He leaves his wife, Mary Jane (Dowd), two daughters, Janet Pratt and Nan, a son, Theodore '67, three stepdaughters, Susan Austin, Catherine Roy, and Virginia Beaulac, five stepsons, John, Robert, Thomas, and Christopher Palmer and Charles McManus, and a sister, Jane Zwemer.
NATHANIEL REMINGTON KIDDER '42, A.M. '50, died April 18 in Potomac, Md. A former market-research specialist, he taught at Syracuse and Johns Hopkins Universities and worked as a consultant in Boston and Cleveland. In 1969 he joined Melpar Inc., to do market research in the Washington area, and began his own firm in the 1970s. At his retirement he owned Potomac Home Improvement Co. He leaves his wife, Page (Skylstead), a daughter, Elizabeth, and three sons, Ray, Nathaniel '85, and Charles.
LEWIS HENRY SPENCE '42cl died May 12 in Cranbury, N.J. A retired business consultant, he was former president of Lewis Spence & Co. and co-founder of Cranbury Housing Associates. He leaves his wife, Eleanor (Kammerer), a daughter, Olivia, and three sons, Padraic '65, L. Harry '69, J.D. '73, and C. Matthew '73.
LEON SEYMOUR TAYLOR '42, of Cambridge, died May 2. He formerly worked as a technical information specialist for the federal government in Boston. He leaves no immediate survivors.