Class of 1949

Walter E. Hanson '49

October 29, 2010

Former Board Chair Walter E. Hanson ’49 dies at 84

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Chair of the Board of Trustees from 1977 to 1986, Trustee Emeritus Walter E. Hanson ’49, died at his home in Newport Beach, Calif., after a lengthy illness. Hanson, who was former chairman of KPMG, died Sept. 24. He provided distinguished service to the College and the Board, serving as a term trustee from 1969 [...]

Lafayette College

November 18, 2008

Aerial Pranksters

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Class of ’49 took trash talk to new heights before annual football game The Lafayette-Lehigh football rivalry would not be complete without grand tales of victory, defeat, and hi-jinks. Back in the day, no annual matchup could pass without the obligatory pranks or campus raids. Lafayette’s Class of ’49 went to extreme lengths to keep [...]