LOUIS OTTO J. MANGANIELLO '37 died September 15, 1998, in Augusta, Ga. He was an Augusta neurosurgeon who formerly served on the medical staffs of University and St. Joseph's Hospitals. He retired from private practice in 1995. He was a professor of neurosurgery at the Medical College of Georgia from 1951 to 1956 and then taught there as a clinical professor for 39 years. He was a past president of the Composite State Board of Medical Examiners and the Georgia Neurological Society. A World War II veteran of the Navy Medical Corps, he saw service as a medical officer at Evac Hospital 1 on Iwo Jima. He leaves his wife, Carol Pryor, two daughters, Carol and Victoria Mudano, and a sister, Lynn Wulfing.
WALTER HINES PAGE '37 died January 8 in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. He was former president and chairman of J.P. Morgan & Co., where he worked from 1937, when it was still a privately held bank, until his retirement in 1979. He was one of the last bank executives to have worked with J.P. Morgan Jr. and played a key role in shaping the company's international strategy during the 1960s and early 1970s. He also helped create the plan that led to formation of the Saudi International Bank. He leaves a daughter, Jane Mallinson '66, and two sons, Walter '67 and Mark '70; his wife, Jane (Nichols), died on December 15.
CARROLL ANDREW THROENSEN '37, of Melrose, Mass., died January 23. He was retired from a sales career with Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. He won a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star for his combat service as an infantryman in Italy during World War II. In 1981, in Sarasota, he got a hole in one. He leaves his wife, Dorothy (Lacey), a daughter, Karen Alley, a son, William Tronsen, and a sister, Bernice Garraty.
DARIO CLEMENTE BERIZZI '38 died December 25 in Gettysburg, Pa. Retired from a long career in the textile industry, he was former executive vice president of J.P. Stevens & Co. and Fame Fabrics Inc. and also served as a consultant to Guilford Mills Inc., of New York City. He leaves two daughters, Daria Shumaker and Camilla Rawleigh, and five sons, Steven '73, Paul, Frank, Stanford, and John.
BARBARA ALLMAN DANK '38, HRP '44, formerly of Baldwin, N.Y., died January 22. She leaves a daughter, Bonnie, and a son, Harry; her husband, Mortimer, predeceased her.
ARTHUR HAYES HAUSSERMANN '38, LL.B. '41, of Wellesley, Mass., died December 16. He was a retired Boston securities lawyer. He leaves his wife, Joanne (McCoy), and three daughters, Anne Rice, Frances Parrish, and Mary Lyle.
DAVID LAWRENCE PUTNAM '38 died January 8 in Washington, D.C. He served with the navy in the Pacific during World War II and also worked for the occupation forces in Japan. Later he was a photographic intelligence analyst with the CIA from its creation in 1947 until his retirement. His survivors include his wife, Marion (Glennon).
DAVID W. SHEAN JR. '38 of Winchester, Mass., died January 3, 1998. He was retired president of Nathan Robbins Co., a Boston purveyor of meats and poultry. He played varsity baseball for all four years while at Harvard. A lieutenant commander in the navy during World War II, he served as commanding officer aboard the destroyer U.S.S. Reynolds in the Pacific. He leaves his wife, Helen (Reeves), a daughter, Leslie, and four sons, David, Henry, Peter, and William.
ALBERT STICKNEY JR. '38 died January 3 in Essex, Conn. He was a retired manufacturer's agent who enjoyed world travel. He leaves his wife, Eleanor (Herrick), two sons, Albert '67 and Harold, and a sister, Elizabeth McCagg.
CHARLOTTE VALENTINE TAYLOR '38, A.B.E. '69, died October 12, 1998, in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass. She leaves a daughter, Anne; her husband, Thomas, and two sons, Thomas and Robert, predeceased her.
ELOISE BERGLAND BENDER '39cl died January 22 in Medford, Mass. She was former special assistant to the president at the Thom Clinic and a former instructor at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. During World War II she served as director of volunteers at Massachusetts General Hospital. She leaves a sister, Lucy Bergland '46, a brother, Charles Bergland, two stepdaughters, Sarah Wulff '59 and Barbara '62, and two stepsons, John Spencer and David '64.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN DILLINGHAM II '39, AMP '54, died October 16, 1998, in Yuba City, Cal. He was a retired executive with Dillingham Corp., one of Hawaii's oldest enterprises and the state's third largest company, with diversified energy, maritime, construction, and real-estate interests; among its projects were the construction of Honolulu Airport and the dredging of Pearl Harbor, which made possible the development of the famous naval base. Long active in Hawaiian politics, he served in the Territorial Senate from 1948 to 1956 and ran unsuccessfully against Daniel Inouye for the U.S. Senate in 1962. He was former chairman of the Hawaiian Republican Party and a member of the Republican National Committee. He leaves his wife, Betty Lou (Hunter), two daughters, Ceseli Foster and Lorie Rosenwald, two sons, Benjamin '67, M.B.A. '69, and Henry '70, and a sister, Elizabeth Wick
PHILIP EDGAR MORIN '39, of Scituate, Mass., died January 27. He leaves two daughters, Jeanne and Michele Shoemaker, two sons, David and Christopher, and a brother, Charles '43; his wife, Catherine (McNicol), predeceased him.
FORBES MORSE '39, of Pound Ridge, N.Y., died January 13. He was retired president of ElectroMec Instrument Corp. An accomplished sailor who enjoyed cruising in his sloop Blithe Spirit, he made several transatlantic crossings, plying the east Atlantic basin from Newfoundland to Venezuela and east to the Azores and Spain. He leaves his wife, Emily Potter, a daughter, Adele Forbes, and a sister, Esther '46.
MARION GUMNER BURKAT '40cl died December 21 in Stamford, Conn. She was the founder, with her late husband, Leonard, of Burkat Program Note Service, an archive of information about more than 15,000 musical works and the world's most-read source on classical music. While living in Brookline, Mass., from 1951 to 1963, she served as director of the Brookline League of Women Voters. An active alumna, she was former director of the Radcliffe Club of New York and an officer and board member of the Radcliffe Club of Fairfield County. She leaves two daughters, Susan Trubey and Caroline Hall, and a son, Howard; her husband died in 1992.
ARNOLD GRINNELL COOK '40cl died January 25 in Lombard, Ill. He was retired president of Magnetic Shield Corp., in Bensenville.He was a World War II veteran who served in the Army Air Forces as a base engineering officer in Algiers. He leaves his wife, Lee (Osgood), a daughter, Janet Cook-Greenlaw, a son, David, and a sister, Marjorie Kent.
ELIZABETH HUTCHISON KIRK '40, of Centerville, Mass., died December 25. She leaves her husband, Nevin, a daughter, Mary '79, and three sons, John '72, Thomas, and Philip.
PAUL CUTHBERT METCALF '40 died January 21 in Pittsfield, Mass.. He was the author of more than 20 volumes of experimental prose, including Will West, Genoa, and Apalache, an epic about the settlement of the New World. Beginning in 1996, Coffee House Press, of Minneapolis, published a three-volume edition of his collected works. Massachusetts-born, he and his family spent long periods in the South but returned in the 1960s to settle in Becket, in the Berkshires, where his home became a magnet for artists and writers in the area. The great-grandson of Herman Melville, he also supported efforts to expand the Melville collection at the Berkshire Athenaeum and at Arrowhead, Melville's Berkshire home. Several months ago, when moving out of his Becket house, he discovered two long-forgotten boxes of family papers and memorabilia, which he donated to the Berkshire Athenaeum. He leaves his wife, Nancy (Blackford), two daughters, Anne Westmoreland and Adrienne, and a brother, David.
EDWARD CAMERON KIRK READ '40 died in December in New York City. He was a public relations executive and freelance writer who served in the Army Signal Corps in Europe during World War II. After retiring from Freeport McMoran, where he was director of public relations, in 1985, he contributed pieces on various subjects to Epicure, Bon Appétit, the New York Post, and Harvard Magazine. As an undergraduate, while president of the Lampoon, he gained special fame on May 1, 1939, when he entered and won the Wellesley College hoop race in disguise, only to be dewigged in the winner's circle. That earned him a dunking in the lake by irate Wellesley seniors and a feature story in Life magazine. He leaves a daughter, Edith Coulson, two sons, Cameron '67 and John '69, M.B.A. '71, and a sister, Elizabeth Foster; his wife, Louise (Geary), predeceased him.
WILLIAM HENRY BALDWIN THOMAS '40 died December 22 in Charlottesville, Va. An Army Air Forces veteran who flew 60 missions as a B-17 bomber pilot during World War II, he won the Distinguished Flying Cross. Later he became an historian. He wrote several books and pamphlets, including Gordonsville: A Crossroad Town, which won a certificate of merit from the Association of State and Local History; recently he completed a manuscript on the Thomas and Winslow families of Marshfield, Mass., during the Revolutionary period. At his death he was resident director of the historic Winslow House, in Marshfield. He leaves his second wife, Beverley (Teeter), a daughter, Constance Terriberry, a son, Anthony, and four stepchildren, Adrienne Whalen, James Fleury, Margaret Hutcheson, and Suzanne Fleury; his first wife, Constance (Harrington), died in 1972.
WILLIAM J. CARR '41, of Randolph, Mass., died in December 1996. He was an attorney and longtime Randolph town official and community leader, serving as town counsel for 35 years and as town moderator. He was also a musican who sang and played the guitar at many area functions and at local nursing homes and shelters and was a familiar face in community theatrical productions. He leaves his wife, Marie (Morrissey), four daughters, Deborah Journalist, Nancy Noonan, Jackie, and Jeanne Quealy, a son, Geoffrey, two sisters, Mary Simeone and Anne Donahue, and five brothers, Frank '41, Joseph, Robert, Thomas, and Philip; another son, John, predeceased him.
SIMS MCGRATH '41cl, S.M. '42, died December 6 in Belfast, Me. During World War II he served as a civilian scientific adviser to the Army Air Forces in Europe and also as radar adviser to the first atomic bomb group stationed at Tinian, in the Pacific. Later he was founder and former president of Laboratory for Electronics (LFE). He was past president of the board of trustees of Peter Bent Brigham Hospital and Affiliated Hospitals Corp. (now Brigham and Women's Hospital) and past chairman of the board of directors of Dynamics Research Corp. A yachtsman with a love for the Maine coast, he retired to Tenants Harbor in 1974. He leaves a daughter, Joan, and a son, Sims; his wife, Pauline (York), died in 1997.
EDWARD AMES '42cl, M.P.A. '47, Ph.D. '52, of Old Lyme, Conn., died May 23, 1998. He was a retired professor of economics and former department head at SUNY-Stony Brook. He also taught for 15 years at Purdue, where he received the Lobe Distinguished Professor of Economics Award. An authority on Eastern Europe and communism, he helped draft the Marshall Plan for the State Department after World War II. He leaves his second wife, Deborah (Hoag), four sons, Robert, Steven, Richard, and Charles, and a brother, Richard; his first wife, Varvara (Evstratova), predeceased him.
GEORGE BERNARD CALT '42, A.M. '43, of Melrose, Mass., died January 15. He taught French and Spanish at Haverhill High School for 38 years. He leaves two sisters, Catherine and Mary, and a brother, Thomas; his wife, Maxine (Ingmundson), predeceased him.
PAUL JOSEPH FLAMAND '42, of Green Valley, Ariz., died September 4, 1998. A decorated navy veteran of World War II, he participated in the liberation of southern France. Later, as a commander in the Navy Supply Corps, he served as assistant naval attaché at the U.S. embassy in Paris. He leaves his wife, Dorothy (Roche), a daughter, Michele Ochoa, a son, Jeffrey, and two sisters, Jocelyn Giunta and Suzanne Brunelle.
THOMAS JOHN MCELLIGOTT '42, Ed.M. '56, died December 27 in Venice, Fla. He was a retired English professor at Miami Dade Community College and a decorated army veteran of World War II. He served for many years on the schools committee of the Harvard Club of Sarasota and sang with a barbershop group. He leaves three daughters, Ellen Bigg, Elizabeth Murray, and Judith Lamb, a son, Thomas '74, M.P.H. '86, a sister, Margaret Lane, and a dear friend, Patricia Driscoll.
JOHN ANDERSON SWEETSER III '42, of Minneapolis, died November 24. After retiring from a teaching career, he worked for 13 years researching and recording a weekly program for Radio Talking Book, a Minneapolis radio station for the blind. He was coauthor, with Bernard Fitzpatrick, of The Hike into the Sun, an account of the experiences of a prisoner-of-war in the Japanese camps during World War II. He leaves his wife, Druanne, three daughters, Eve '76, Kate, and Maria Dlott, and a son, Seth '75.