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Charles F. Albert ’26 S.J.D. ’27 of Cambridge, Mass., died December 21, 1999.

Stanley E. Hartman ’26 of Annapolis, Md., died December 22, 1998. He was a former assistant U.S. attorney and founded the Annapolis firm Fell and Hartman, now Hartman and Egeli. He served in the Army in WWI and then again in WWII as division chemical warfare officer.

Boyd S. Aldrich ’26-’27 of Minneapolis, Minn., died June 25, 1999.

Reidar G. Beylegaard ’26-’27 of New York City, died November 27, 1999.

Julian G. Hearne, Jr. ’26-’27 of McLean, Va., died March 18, 1995.

Louis P. Zazzali ’26-’27 of Toms River, N.J., died December 28, 1995.

Sumner H. Babcock ’27 of Newton, Mass., died January 15, 2000.

Robert H. Edwards, Jr. ’27 of Pasadena, Calif., died June 6, 1999.

Max Taylor ’27 of Cos Cob, Conn., died January 30, 2000. A maritime attorney, he was a partner at Kriesel, Beck & Taylor and Burke & Parsons.

Simon K. Uhl ’27-’28 of Somerset, Pa., died October 20, 1999.

James A. Lake ’28 of Greenville, Miss., died March 31, 1997.

Boris M. Dayyan ’28-’29 of Van Nuys, Calif., died February 9, 1996.

Harold Mayberry ’28 (’29) of Emmaus, Pa., died December 9, 1999.

Donald F. Connors ’29-’30 of Scarsdale, N.Y., died November 27, 1999. He was a longtime English professor at Fordham University in New York City and an expert on literature of the American Revolution. He also taught at Marymount College and at Immaculate Conception Seminary at Seton Hall University. Coeditor of five textbooks, he also wrote several documentary radio scripts, including “Voice of America” speeches read during WWII.

Clyde Chalfant ’29-’31 of Steubenville, Ohio, died January 26, 1999.

James G. Lawhon ’29-’31 of Houston, Tex., died January 1997.


Leonard H. Goldenson ’30 of Longboat Key, Fla., died December 27, 1999. An entrepreneur, he was the owner and head of the American Broadcasting Co. beginning in the 1950s and engineered its merger with Capital Cities in 1985. He helped to create the miniseries and Movie of the Week concepts, Monday Night Football, and Nightline. He reorganized the New England theaters of the bankrupt Paramount Pictures in the 1930s and eventually ran all 1,800 Paramount theaters as president of United Paramount Theaters. After the oldest of his three daughters died of cerebral palsy, he became the founder of United Cerebral Palsy.

Wendell E. Ryerson ’30 of Stoneham, Mass., died January 17, 2000. He practiced law in Needham, Mass., for 50 years and served the town as a selectman.

Richard A. Fitzgerald ’30-’31 of Pasadena, Calif., died June 23, 1997. He cofounded the Riverside law firm Swarner & Fitzgerald, where most of his work was as a civil trial lawyer. A clerk for a federal judge early in his career, he later was Riverside County deputy counsel and worked for Redwine, Switzer and Fitzgerald. He was president of the Riverside County Bar Association in the 1960s and 1970s.

Edwin Krikorian ’30-’31 of Pensacola, Fla., died December 29, 1999.

Walter J. Halliday ’31 of Rockville Centre, N.Y., died October 31, 1999.

Alfred Levingson ’31 of New York City, died December 18, 1999. He was a longtime president of the board of directors of 180 Tenants Corp. in New York City.

Ralph O. Stauber, Jr. ’31 of Saint Louis, Mo., died August 1999.

Charles A. Williams, Jr. ’31 of Oskaloosa, Iowa, died October 21, 1999.

Frank E. Tuit II ’31-’32 of Northampton, Mass., died July 7, 1999.

Edward H. Sibbett ’32 of La Jolla, Calif., died November 30, 1999.

James G. Kenan ’32-’33 of Atlanta, Ga., died October 13, 1999.

John W. Bour ’33 of Dalton, Pa., and Palm Beach, Fla., died September 3, 1999.

Jacob Lewiton ’33 of Waltham, Mass., died February 29, 2000. He was former chief justice of the Boston Municipal Court. Early in his career he worked in private practice and served as a Massachusetts assistant attorney general. He also served as special counsel to former Massachusetts Governor Robert Bradford ’26, who appointed him an associate justice of the Boston Municipal Court in 1948. He was a trustee of Tufts University, and vice president and life trustee of the Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston. After his retirement from the Boston Municipal Court, he served as a court-appointed master in the Superior Court and as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. In 1985 the latter honored him with its Whitney North Seymour Medal for his “outstanding contributions to the arbitration process.” Serving in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters during WWII, he was awarded four battle stars.

Edward Schneider ’33 of Boca Raton, Fla., died November 25, 1999. He was an attorney with the National Labor Relations Board and practiced labor law in Boston for many years.

Orvel Sebring ’33 of Newtown Square, Pa., died December 20, 1999. He was a retired partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in Philadelphia, where he was chair of the business and finance section. He was also chair of the ABA’s section of corporation, banking, and business law. He served on the Lower Merion Township Board of Commissioners in the 1950s and was director of Bryn Mawr Hospital in the 1950s and 1960s. He was president of the HLSA of Philadelphia.

George H. Seefeld ’33 of Clemson, S.C., and Middlefield, Mass., died November 21, 1999. He was retired from the tax department of Prudential Insurance in Newark, N.J., where he worked for 20 years. Earlier in his career he was associated with Upham, Black, Russell, and Richards in Milwaukee and Donovan, Leisure, Newton, and Lumbard on Wall Street. After WWII he worked for the IRS in the Dallas region on special assignment to dispose of excess profits tax cases remaining from the war.

Allen R. Hawkins ’33 (’34) of Potomac, Md., died May 26, 1998.

Thomas B. Reed ’33-’34 of Dunedin, Fla., died December 17, 1999.

Michael J. Timko, Jr. ’33-’34 of Homestead, Pa., died March 24, 1999.

Edward A. Haight ’34 of Highland Park, Ill., died January 1998.

Leonard S. Janofsky ’34 of Los Angeles, Calif., died February 29, 2000. He was cofounder of the law firm Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in downtown Los Angeles. He was also former president of the ABA and chair of its labor law section, and former president of the State Bar of California and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He was a former member of the HLS Visiting Committee.

David M. McConnell ’34-’35 of Charlotte, N.C., died December 23, 1999.

Marc M. White ’34-’37 of Washington, D.C., died December 23, 1999.

Robert B. Crosby ’35 of Lincoln, Neb., died January 7, 2000.

Allen O. Eaton ’35 of Lexington, Mass., died November 24, 1999.

Daniel F. Margolies ’35 of Denver, Colo., died November 6, 1999. He worked for the Office of Strategic Services in London and Germany during WWII and was a prosecuting attorney at the Nuremberg trials. He began his career as cocounsel for the LaFollette Senate Committee on unfair labor practices and later worked in the Office of Price Administration and the Office of Economic Warfare. After the Nuremberg trials, he worked for the State Department and the Foreign Service, was the economics counsel in the U.S. Embassy in London and in Leopoldville (now Kinshasa), Congo, and was a foreign policy adviser to the Science Advisory Committee under Presidents Nixon and Johnson.

John G. McCarthy ’35 of Bryn Mawr, Pa., died March 5, 2000. He was president of the Motion Picture Export Association and later the Television Program Export Association. As such, he negotiated removal of trade barriers, opening markets in Europe, South America, Australia, and Asia for Hollywood feature films and television programs. President Eisenhower named him U.S. representative to the Organization for European Economic Cooperation and U.S. minister for Economic Affairs at NATO in Paris.

E. Gayle McGuigan ’35 of New York City, died November 1999.

Edwin M. Shultes III ’35 of Sun City, Calif., died October 21, 1999.

John F. Drum ’36 of Dennis, Mass., died November 19, 1996.

Robert V. Johnson ’36 of Laconia, N.H., died November 1999.

Charles E. Smith ’36 of Yarmouth Port, Mass., died March 9, 2000. He was a retired longtime president and chair of the board of directors of the Newton National Bank. He practiced law in Boston before serving in the Army during WWII.

Lowell M. Harman ’36-’37 of New York City, died August 25, 1999.

James M. Morita ’36-’37 of Honolulu, Hawaii, died June 4, 1998. He cofounded City Bank and was retired chair and president of CB Bancshares, the bank holding company of City Bank. He was also president of the Hawaii Bankers Association. In the 1950s, between stints in private law practice, he served as Honolulu’s first assistant public prosecutor, city attorney, and special counsel. He was a director of Crown Corp. and Tongg Publishing and a trustee of Hawaii Loa College and the Japan-American Society.

Edward Gary Helvenston ’36 (’38) of Orlando, Fla., died December 11, 1999.

Herbert Berl ’37 of Washington, D.C., died March 15, 2000. A patent lawyer, he worked for the Army Materiel Command and the Justice Department.

Coleman Burke ’37 of Basking Ridge, N.J., died January 20, 2000.

Jim Hellinger ’37 of Roslyn Heights, N.Y., died December 27, 1999. He was retired president of Anglo-African Shipping Co. of New York City.

John M. Kitchen ’37 of Indianapolis, Ind., died December 20, 1999. He was an Indianapolis attorney for more than 60 years and a Marion County (Ind.) probate judge. A longtime legal counselor to members of the Eli Lilly family, he handled several of their charitable donations, and he was also legal counsel for the U.S. Auto Club. He was a board member and past president of Wabash College and Tudor Hall School.

George F. Peabody ’37 of Bangor, Maine, died December 16, 1999. He was senior partner at the law firm Eaton, Peabody, Bradford and Veague in Bangor, where he continued practicing until a few months before his death although he had formally retired several years earlier. He served on Bangor’s City Council and as council chair in the 1940s, and he was president of the Husson College board of trustees, receiving the President’s Award in 1981. He was also a trustee of Eastern Maine Medical Center and the Bangor Public Library, former president of the Home for Aged Men, and cochair of the Advance Gifts Division of the United Fund Campaign.

Bernard Rolnick ’37 of New York City, died April 30, 2000. He practiced maritime law for 61 years and was a proctor-in-admiralty.

H. Seymour Wiley ’37 of Providence, R.I., died January 28, 2000.

Peter John Hanczor ’37-’38 of Bronxville, N.Y., died June 30, 1999.

Joseph W. Stanley ’37-’38> of Washington, D.C., died December 31, 1999. He was a trial lawyer who worked for the antitrust division of the Justice Department. He was also a retired lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve.

Henry L. Strochak ’37 (’38) of Teaneck, N.J., died August 27, 1999.

Richard N. Bail ’38 of Whitman, Mass., died February 18, 2000. He was a retired corporate tax lawyer at Gaston & Snow in Boston.

Thomas W. Keesee, Jr. ’38 of Mount Kisco, N.Y., died January 31, 2000. He was the retired president and CEO of Bessemer Securities. He was also a former director of numerous corporations, schools, and nonprofit organizations, including ITT Corp., Duke University, and the National Audubon Society.

Preston H. Longino ’38 of Kansas City, Mo., died March 26, 1999.

Alexander B. Brock ’38-’39 of Philadelphia, Pa., died July 1996.

Harold Brown ’39 LL.M. ’40 of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Brookline, Mass., died December 17, 1999. He was a senior partner in the Offices of Harold Brown & Associates in Boston. He was also a lecturer and the author of numerous books and articles, including Franchising Realities and Remedies (Law Journal Seminars-Press, 1988), and a monthly article in the New York Law Journal. He was a cofounder of the ABA’s forum committee on franchising and served on its governing council for six years.

John W. Bryant ’39 of Peabody and Manchester, Mass., died December 12, 1999. He was a retired vice president and director of Fiduciary Trust Co. in Boston. He was also a director of Boston Children’s Service and a longtime treasurer of Perkins School for the Blind. He served in the Army in Europe during WWII and was awarded a Bronze Star and Croix de Guerre.

Philip Elman ’39 of Bethesda, Md., and Truro, Mass., died November 30, 1999. A former assistant in the Solicitor General’s office, he argued some 50 cases before the Supreme Court, many of them civil rights cases, and was the chief author of the government’s briefs in Brown v. Board of Education. He also served on the Federal Trade Commission for nearly a decade.

David Mellinkoff ’39 of Los Angeles, Calif., died December 31, 1999. He was a lawyer and writer. An enemy of legalese, he lectured and wrote about what he called “the junk antiques” of the legal vocabulary and was the author of the books Language of the Law (1963) and Dictionary of American Legal Usage (1992). He was also a professor at the University of California at Los Angeles. Early in his career he had a law practice in Beverly Hills; Mae West was one of his clients.

Richard F. Pence ’39 of Roanoke, Va., died November 18, 1999. He was a founding partner of the law firm Dodson, Pence and Coulter in Roanoke, Va. Early in his career he was assistant commonwealth’s attorney for Roanoke and judge of the former Civil and Police Court. In 1958 he ran for Congress as a Democrat from the Sixth District. He was director of the legal department of the U.S. Navy Military Government after the occupation of the island of Okinawa and retired from the U.S. Naval Reserve in 1968 as commander.

Philip F. Thorne ’39 of Scarborough, Maine, died January 5, 2000. He practiced law in Portland before and after serving in the Army during WWII. Recalled into service at the beginning of the Korean War, he stayed on, practicing law with the Judge Advocate General’s office.

F. Dale Vincent ’39 of Greenville, Maine, died November 5, 1999.

Pasquale Fraticelli ’39-’40 of Newton, Mass., died June 17, 1998.

Albert D. Kaiser, Jr. ’39-’40 of Rochester, N.Y., died December 27, 1999.


Irving P. Berelson ’40 of New York City, died December 5, 1999. He was retired senior partner at Parker, Chapin, Flattau and Klimpl. He was also president emeritus of the League for the Hard of Hearing and advisory director of the Metropolitan Opera.

James C. Gahan, Jr. ’40 of Rye Beach, N.H., died December 16, 1999. An attorney in Boston for 59 years, he operated the Law Office of James C. Gahan, Jr. for more than 40 years. He also served the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as an assistant attorney general and was a law professor at Northeastern University.

T. Earnest Gammage, Jr. LL.M. ’40 of Houston, Tex., died March 14, 2000. He and his brother and father organized the Pan American Fire and Casualty Companies of Houston, Tex., and he was in the property and casualty business for almost 30 years. The insurance companies were then sold to Anderson Clayton & Co. of Houston, which became a part of the Ranger Insurance Group. Gammage continued with the new owners until he retired in 1975. He was also a longtime founding director of Western Bank-Westheimer.

John H. Lumpkin ’40 of Columbia, S.C., died December 4, 1999.

Robert C. Morton ’40 of Minneapolis, Minn., died November 1999.

Irving R. M. Panzer ’40 of Washington, D.C., died March 10, 2000. For more than 40 years he was a solo practitioner as well as an adjunct professor at Catholic University Law School, where he taught federal practice and procedure. After a brief period with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Justice Department, and service in the military, he entered private practice as a partner at Fischer, Willis and Panzer in Washington, before going solo in 1960. He served on the Citizens Council of the District of Columbia; as chair of the Washington chapter of the American Veterans Committee, an organization that focused on civil and human rights; and as a member of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

Carl Rachlin ’40 of New York City, died January 1, 2000. He was a New York labor and civil rights lawyer who defended Freedom Riders and sit-in demonstrators during the 1960s. Former general counsel to the Congress of Racial Equality, he also represented the National Welfare Rights Organization and sat on the board of the New York Civil Liberties Union. He was legal director of the Scholarship, Education and Defense Fund for Racial Unity in the 1960s and during that time helped form and lead the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee. Rachlin practiced labor law as a member of the midtown firm O’Donnell, Schwartz, Glanstein & Rosen until May 1999, when he helped form the labor law firm Koehler & Isaacs.

Donald S. Smith ’40 of Rockport, Tex., died October 27, 1999.

Charles C. Worth ’40 of Topsfield, Mass., died November 12, 1999. He was a senior partner at Withington, Cross, Parl & Groden in Boston for 36 years.

Rolland A. Maxwell ’40-’41 of Atlanta, Ga., died December 19, 1999. During his long career in department store merchandising in New York, Richmond, Va., and Indianapolis, he was president of Davisons Southeast division, now owned by Macy’s.

John R. Pell ’40-’41 of Rushville, Ind., died December 18, 1999. He was a retired partner at Harrold & Pell Motors in Rushville. Earlier in his career he co-owned several movie theaters in Rushville and Connersville.

George Bortin ’40-’42 of Los Angeles, Calif., died September 8, 1995.

Frederick A. Collins, Jr. ’41 of Essex, Conn., died January 19, 2000. He was a law partner at Casey, Lane and Mittendorf, and president and chair of the Sperry and Hutchinson Co. After his retirement, he sailed around the world.

Joseph H. Elcock, Jr. ’41 of Dover, Mass., died February 4, 2000. He was a former Massachusetts assistant attorney general, vice chair for the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority, and general counsel to the MBTA. After serving as a lieutenant in the Navy during WWII, he founded a law firm in Boston and helped form the Dalton Elcock Bar Review to prepare lawyers for the Massachusetts Bar. He also taught at Boston College Law School.

George F. Mahoney ’41 of West Roxbury, Mass., died February 23, 2000. A Boston lawyer for many years, he specialized in civil law and handled trial work for the Boston Redevelopment Authority. He was also a trustee of South Station. During WWII he was a fighter direction officer aboard the USS Bismarck Sea, a carrier escort, in the Pacific when the ship was sunk by two Japanese kamikaze pilots off Iwo Jima in February 1945.

Devereux Milburn, Jr. ’41 of Old Westbury, N.Y., died January 10, 2000. He was a retired senior partner at the law firm Carter, Ledyard & Milburn in New York City. He was also former president of the U.S. Polo Association and a member of the polo team that won the U.S. Open Championship in 1950.

Raymond S. Page, Jr. ’41 of Gladwyne, Pa., died November 16, 1999. He was retired vice president for corporate relations of Campbell Soup Co., where he worked for 35 years. He also served for several years as president of the company’s charitable division, the Campbell Soup Fund.

Milton W. Mantell ’41-’43 of Saddle River, N.J., died September 17, 1996.

Marshall Arrieh ’42 of Rocky River, Ohio, died November 13, 1999.

Harry Kauffman ’42 of Cumberland, Md., died September 17, 1999. He was a retired attorney and owner of the Cumberland Cloak and Suit Store. He was also a director of Liberty Trust Bank.

Walter J. Klockau, Jr. ’42 of Tucson, Ariz., died October 20, 1997.

Donald McDonald ’42 of Bryn Mawr, Pa., died January 2000.

Howard M. Palmer ’42 of Montgomery, Ala., died June 28, 1999

George August Schmiedigen ’42 of Brentwood, Md., died January 29, 2000.

Robert M. Segal ’42 of Brookline, Mass., died November 26, 1999. A labor lawyer in Boston for more than 50 years, he was a founding partner of the law firm Segal, Roitman & Coleman. The numerous awards he received for his work in labor law included the Catholic Labor Guild’s Man of the Year Award, and in 1996 he was honored by the ABA for his 40 years of service to its labor law section. He also taught labor law at the Harvard Business School for 20 years and at Boston College and Northeastern University Law Schools.

Norman E. Henkin ’42 (’46) of Brooklyn and Clinton Corners, N.Y., died January 30, 2000. A practicing attorney for 50 years, he worked at Moser & Henkin, and Henkin & Henkin.

Charles G. Sweet ’42 (’46) of Tampa, Fla., died October 31, 1999. He was president judge on the Common Pleas Court in Washington County (Pa.) from the mid-1960s to the mid-1980s. He helped supervise the trials of several of the nine people charged in the killing of labor leader Joseph Yablonski and his wife and daughter in 1969. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII, rising to the rank of colonel. While at HLS, he helped found the Harvard Law Record.

John F. Holian ’43 of Newtown, Conn., died January 2, 1997.

Harry K. Mansfield ’43 of Natick, Mass., died January 9, 2000. A tax attorney, he was a retired partner at Ropes & Gray in Boston, where he practiced for more than 40 years.

August R. Meyer ’43 (’46) of Belmont and Manchester, Mass., died March 14, 2000.

William D. Pinansky ’43 (’46) of Portland, Maine, died December 8, 1999. He was a partner at Pinansky and Thelin, practicing law for more than 50 years, and was a past president of the Cumberland County (Maine) Bar Association.

Daniel E. Hannan ’43 (’47) of Johnston, Iowa, died November 1998.

Louis A. Toepfer ’43 (’47) of Saxtons River, Vt., died March 6, 2000. He served as Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) president in the 1970s, rescuing the university from serious financial problems. Early in his career he was appointed secretary of the Harvard Law School in charge of admissions and financial aid. Several years later in 1959 he was appointed vice dean of the School and a member of the faculty. In 1969 he came to CWRU as president of the School of Law. He was named acting president of the university in 1970 and a year later named president. Upon leaving the university in 1980, he joined Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, in charge of opening its Columbus, Ohio, office. Five years later he retired to Vermont, becoming a trustee and member of the Executive Committee of Vermont Law School. From 1986 to 1997 he served on the Vermont Labor Relations Board.

Walter P. Arenwald ’43 (’48) of Briarcliff Manor, N.Y., died November 12, 1999.

William E. Jackson ’44 of New York City, died December 4, 1999. He was a longtime partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in New York City, specializing in civil litigation, antitrust actions, and international legal disputes. He began his career as a personal assistant to his father, who was an associate justice of the Supreme Court and America’s chief counsel for the prosecution at the Nuremberg trials. As a member of his father’s staff, he took part in interrogations of Nazi war criminals. He was later the personal lawyer for Governor Nelson Rockefeller of New York and represented Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in her negotiations with the Onassis estate after Aristotle Onassis died in 1975.

George W. Yahn ’44-’45 of Songhor, Kenya, died August 24, 1998.

Milton A. Rudin ’44 (’46) of Los Angeles, Calif., died December 13, 1999. He had a 52-year career as an entertainment lawyer with clients that included Marilyn Monroe, Lucille Ball, Elizabeth Taylor, and the Jackson 5. He was also Frank Sinatra’s chief counsel and investment partner for more than 30 years. Rudin was a former trustee of Reed College and past regional board chair of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Edward W. Bisett ’44 (’48) of London, England, died January 10, 2000.

James A. Lake, Sr. ’46 of Lincoln, Neb., died May 15, 1999.

Thomas H. Fanning ’46-’47 of Westport, Conn., died June 18, 1999.

Charles P. Littlefield ’46-’47 of Watertown, Conn., died January 2, 2000.

Joseph D. Hartwig ’47 of Saint Joseph, Mich., died February 9, 2000. He helped form a law practice in Saint Joseph that continued until his death. Early in his career he taught at Michigan State University, and he went on to lecture extensively for the ABA and at the New York and University of Southern California Tax Institutes, the Notre Dame Estate Planning Institute, and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. He was also former chair of the taxation section of the State Bar of Michigan.

J. William Norman LL.M. ’47 of Tallahassee, Fla., died September 12, 1999.

Martin J. Hanley, Sr. ’47-’48 of Rincon, Puerto Rico, died January 2, 2000. He was a former Massachusetts deputy state banking commissioner.

Shanker D. Sharma ’47-’48 died December 1999 in New Delhi. He was president of India from 1992 to 1997. Long involved in Indian politics, he served as a government minister in Bhopal and later in Madhya Pradesh. He was a member of the lower house of Parliament and served as governor of Andhra Pradesh and Punjab, before becoming vice president of the country in 1987.

Frank W. Hartmann ’47-’49 of Jacksonville, Fla., died December 3, 1999.

Tallman Bissell ’48 of New York City, died December 30, 1999.

Thomas F. Fitzgibbon ’48 of Bedford, Mass., died February 15, 2000. He was a founding partner at Fitzgibbon, Mayo and Andrews in Salem, Mass. He served in the Navy during WWII and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart.

Thomas B. Foster ’48 of Seattle, Wash., died December 25, 1999. He was a longtime partner at Foster Pepper & Shefelman. He also helped establish the Thomas B. Foster House for homeless families in Seattle.

William Gorvine ’48 of Punta Gorda, Fla., died January 31, 2000.

Frank J. Hammond ’48 of Saint Paul, Minn., died December 19, 1999. He was former president of the law firm Briggs and Morgan in Minneapolis. He was also a former faculty member and lecturer at the William Mitchell College of Law in Saint Paul. A longtime trustee of Carleton College, he was also a Saint Paul school board member, a trustee of the United Theological Seminary, president of the Saint Paul College of Arts and Sciences, and chair and director of the Wilder Foundation and the Minnesota Foundation. Hammond was a bombardier/navigator in Europe during WWII and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Purple Heart, and the Air Medal.

Robert C. Hooper ’48 of Cambridge, Mass., died November 29, 1999. He was a partner at Bingham, Dana & Gould in Boston.

Philip J. Lawrence ’48 of Groveland, Mass., died January 25, 2000.

Robert A. Lynch ’48 of Houston, Tex., died December 19, 1997.

Charles B. McCaffrey ’48 of Chevy Chase, Md., died February 7, 2000.

Henry A. Preston ’48 of Lake Forest, Ill., died November 25, 1999. A longtime partner at Sidley & Austin in Chicago specializing in trust and estate law, he officially retired in the 1980s but continued at the firm several days a week until shortly before his death. He also worked on watercolors and oils, doing much of his painting in Mexico.

George W. Stengel LL.M. ’48 of Fort Myers, Fla., died November 11, 1999. He was emeritus professor of law at the University of Mississippi.

Averill T. Stewart ’48 of Fort Myers, Fla., died October 31, 1999. He retired from the Central Intelligence Agency in 1973, and from the U.S. Army Reserve in 1977.

Kivie Dornfeld ’48 (’49) of Teaneck, N.J., died December 12, 1999.

Robert R. Frei ’49 of Glencoe, Ill., died February 2, 2000.

Rodman C. Herman ’49 of Irvington, N.J., died November 13, 1999.

Bruce K. Newell ’49 of Rochester, Minn., died September 25, 1999.


James E. Holland, Jr. ’50 of Tiverton, R.I., died July 13, 1999.

Richard G. Kleindienst ’50 of Prescott, Ariz., died February 3, 2000.

William E. Poe ’50 of Charlotte, N.C., died December 18, 1999. He was a senior partner at Parker, Poe, Adams and Bernstein in Charlotte for 40 years.

Milford F. Rhines, Jr. ’50 of Wethersfield, Conn., died February 17, 1999. He was retired from the law firm Halloran & Sage in Middletown, Conn., where he practiced law for 30 years. He was also former deputy judge of Wethersfield and former chair of the Wethersfield Town Planning and Zoning Commission.

Thomas D. Thomson ’50 of Pittsburgh, Pa., died July 10, 1999.

John J. Waller ’50 of Buena Park, Calif., died December 18, 1999.

Darrell E. Williams ’50 of Nampa, Idaho, died October 16, 1999.

Sidney K. Adler ’50-’51 of Mexico City, Mexico, died July 31, 1995.

Thomas H. Collins ’51 of Hampton, N.H., died January 20, 2000.

Jack E. Brown ’52 of Paradise Valley, Ariz., died January 6, 2000. A high-technology litigator whose clients included IBM, Intel, and Unisys, he was the founding partner of Brown & Bain in Phoenix. He had an office in Palo Alto, Calif., until last summer. He was also active throughout his career as a teacher and civic leader, and in 1972 he was the Democratic Party candidate for Congress from Arizona.

Walton G. Grayson III ’52 of Dallas, Tex., died December 21, 1999.

Henry S. Middendorf, Jr. ’52 of Manhattan, N.Y., died March 9, 2000.

Thomas C. Poindexter ’52 of East Aurora, N.Y., died September 12, 1999.

Marcelo B. Fernan LL.M. ’53 of Cebu City, Philippines, died July 11, 1999.

William O. Huie S.J.D. ’53 of Austin, Tex., died October 14, 1999. For 60 years, he taught law at the University of Texas, where he was named the Sylvan Lang Professor of Law in 1965. His teaching and research focused on property law, oil and gas, probate law, and trusts. He retired from full-time teaching in 1982 but continued part-time as professor emeritus until 1996. He also taught as a visiting professor at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law, UCLA Law School, and HLS (1961–62). Legislation he helped draft included the Texas Probate Code (1955) and the Texas Marital Property Rights Act (1968). During WWII he served in the Office of Price Administration, Washington, D.C., and in the U.S. Navy.

W. A. Newcomb ’53 of New York City, died January 17, 2000.

James W. Noonan ’53 of Weston, Mass., died November 4, 1999. He practiced law in Boston for more than 40 years and was a longtime partner at the law firm Herrick and Smith. In 1960 he took a leave of absence from the firm to become an assistant U.S. attorney under Elliot Richardson ’44 (’47). After the dissolution of Herrick and Smith, he joined Gaston & Snow. He was a former trustee of the Chestnut Hill School, the Rivers School, the Meadowbrook School, and Newton Country Day School, and he was a trustee and secretary of the June Rockwell Levy Foundation. In 1986, as a trustee of the Massachusetts Association for the Blind, he was given a proclamation for his 20 years of service.

Douglas F. Richardson ’53 of Glendale, Calif., died December 1999. He was a retired attorney at O’Melveny & Myers in Los Angeles.

Hugh N. Scott ’53 of Washington, D.C., died December 23, 1998. He was retired associate general counsel of the World Bank.

Eugene Redding Hurley, Jr. ’53–’54 of Glen Head, N.Y., died February 6, 2000.

Lloyd J. Walker ’53 (’55) of Twin Falls, Idaho, died January 31, 2000. He practiced law in Twin Falls for many years. Chair of the Idaho State Democratic Party in the 1960s, he was active in John Kennedy’s 1960 presidential campaign, served on the credentials committee at the 1964 Democratic National Convention, and cochaired Robert Kennedy’s 1968 presidential campaign in Idaho. He also chaired the Carter presidential campaign in Idaho in 1976.

John P. de Jongh ’54 of Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands, died October 19, 1999.

Herbert K. Kanarek ’54 of White Plains, N.Y., died April 15, 1996.

Leslie M. Geller ’55 of Paramus, N.J., died January 14, 1998.

Ernest D. Fiore, Jr. ’56 of Germantown, N.Y., died January 25, 1998.

Ralph I. Thomas ’56 of Kirkland, Wash., died January 29, 2000. He was Kirkland city attorney for 31 years. In addition to shaping the modern city government during his tenure, he also helped preserve the area’s small-town character and create many of its waterfront parks. He began his career practicing law at the firm that became Ostrander, Van Eaton and Thomas. After he retired in 1992, he acted in productions by several theaters, once even playing an attorney.

James W. Ray, Jr. ’56–’57 of La Jolla, Calif., died March 16, 1996.

Arthur M. Dubow ’57 of Wainscott, N.Y., died December 3, 1999. A venture capitalist, he invested in South Korea, the oil and gas business, the publishing industry, and film production.

Grant L. Johnson ’57 of Hinsdale, Ill., died October 5, 1999.

H. Allan Leal LL.M. ’57 of Tweed, Ontario, Canada, died October 12, 1999.

William P. Moyles ’57 of Sewickley, Pa., died November 6, 1999.

David G. Williams ’57 of Memphis, Tenn., died October 6, 1999. He was a senior partner at the law firm now known as Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell in Memphis, where he founded and chaired the bank and commercial loan work group. He also served as a substitute judge in probate court and was former attorney for the Memphis Park Commission.

Donald J. Dawidoff ’57–’58 of New York City, died November 2, 1999.

Robert E. Willard ’58 of Costa Mesa, Calif., died July 11, 1999.

Thurman W. Bretz ’59 of Steamboat Springs, Colo., died November 6, 1999. He was the former senior vice president, general counsel, and chief financial officer for Owens Corning of Toledo, Ohio, and the Ryland Group of Columbia, Md.


Lambros J. Lambros ’60 of Norfolk, Conn., died October 29, 1999.

Roelif J. Randerson LL.M. ’60 of San Diego, Calif., died December 24, 1999. He was a retired partner, estate planner, and tax specialist at the law firm Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps in San Diego. A recreational cyclist and runner in his younger days, he retired from his legal career in 1984 to compete in rowing competitions and went on to win national masters and world rowing championships in the 52-and-over age group. He also won gold medals as a cyclist in Senior San Diego Olympic competitions. Randerson attended DePauw University on a baseball scholarship and later signed with the Philadelphia Phillies, but he decided to attend law school instead. He worked at a firm on Wall Street before moving to San Diego.

Charles R. Hager ’62 of New York City, died October 1999. He was a partner at Dewey Ballantine. He was also past chair of New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and vice president of the North Shore Committee Against Thermal and Nuclear Pollution.

Edward W. Cuffe ’62–’63 of New York City, died June 5, 1996.

A. Ronald Castan, Q.C. LL.M. ’64 of South Yarra, Australia, died October 21, 1999. Castan’s devotion to Aboriginal, civil libertarian, and human rights causes led to his becoming a significant public figure in Australia. A constitutional lawyer, he was founder of the Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service and the Koorie Heritage Trust. Acting as an adviser to indigenous people throughout Australia, he negotiated land rights agreements and regularly represented their interests in major litigation.

Ranald D. Hobbs ’64 of Oakland, Calif., died July 8, 1998.

D. Michael Poast ’64 of Cincinnati, Ohio, died September 30, 1999.

Paul A. Rochlin ’64 of New York City, died October 19, 1998.

Howard M. S. Schreiber LL.M. ’64 of Dover Heights, Australia, died June 16, 1998.

Richard B. Laden ’65 of Philadelphia, Pa., died February 15, 1996.

James W. Smith ’66 of Princeton, N.J., died September 26, 1999.

Allan G. Weatherwax, Jr. ’66 of Sausalito, Calif., died May 17, 1999.

Edward W. Stern ’67 of Englewood, Colo., died March 4, 2000. He practiced law with Parcel Mauro Hultin & Spaanstra and its predecessor firm, in Denver, for more than 30 years. Early in his career he practiced in Seattle, in Philadelphia, and as a member of Weinshienk, Miller, Borus & Permutt in Denver. In February 1999 he and three of his Parcel Mauro partners formed Massey Semenoff Stern and Schwarz, in Denver.

John R. Rumple ’68 of Columbus, Ind., died February 4, 2000. He was a partner at the law firm Sharpnack, Bigley, David & Rumple in Columbus. He was a former Bartholomew County (Ind.) attorney, Bartholomew County Democratic Central Committee chair, and Democratic candidate for Indiana attorney general. He also worked for the legal department of Alcoa Aluminum and was an instructor at Indiana University and Purdue University-Columbus.


Edward L. Katzenbach III ’71 died August 12, 1997.

Henry L. Thompson ’72 of Birmingham, Ala., died August 25, 1999.

Theresa J. Arnold ’74 of Chicago, Ill., died October 17, 1999.

Jim Bates LL.M. ’74 of Beaux Arts Village, Wash., died February 13, 2000. He was a longtime King County (Wash.) Superior Court judge. Early in his career, he worked in the Washington State attorney general’s office and at the Seattle law firm Davis Wright Tremaine. He also taught at the University of Washington School of Law from 1978 to 1980.

Scott P. Klurfeld ’77 of Arlington, Va., died March 18, 2000. He was a partner, specializing in energy law, at Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman in Washington, D.C. He was previously an attorney in the consumer division of the Federal Trade Commission.

Arvid E. Roach II ’77 of Alexandria, Va., died December 5, 1999. He was a transportation law specialist and a partner at Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. A litigator and the author of technical articles on transportation law and legal ethics, he represented railroads, communications companies, financial institutions, state and local governments, and death-row inmates. He helped guide the Union Pacific Railroad through a series of merger proceedings before government regulatory bodies and directed its successful opposition to a proposed merger of the giant Santa Fe and Southern Pacific Railroads.


Claire M. Caesar ’96-’97 died July 24, 1999.