Class of 1952

Robert S. (Bob) Franco '75

September 24, 2012

A Personal Salute to Hugh H. Jones Jr. ’52

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In a mere six weeks in 1981, my life changed in several fundamental and exciting ways. On May 24, I graduated from Meharry Medical School, Nashville, Tenn., and two weeks later, married Alicia Boswell. We moved to Florida, near where I was to begin an orthopaedic surgery residency in Jacksonville on July 1. I wrote [...]

Peter Simon '75

January 27, 2012

Peter Simon ’75 Receives Simon School Dean’s Medal Award from University of Rochester

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J. Peter Simon ’75, a member of Lafayette’s Board of Trustees, was presented with the Dean’s Medal Award by the University of Rochester’s William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the school’s 25th anniversary celebration. Simon is co-chairman of William E. Simon and Sons, LLC, Morristown, N.J., and its investment group and leads [...]

William F. Casey III '85

September 16, 2011

Locust Capital Partner Bill Casey III ’85 Builds New Philadelphia Alumni Council

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By Dan Edelen “Hometown Boy Makes Good” is the classic feel-good story. For Philadelphia native son William F. Casey III ’85, his success in the financial world and networking is not only a personal triumph but also a boon to his city and Lafayette. Casey, managing partner since 2009 of the boutique Philadelphia investment firm [...]

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May 26, 2011

Medical Pioneer Gerald Bodey ’56 Played Role in Battle Against Cancer

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By Kate Helm In the 1960s, Gerald P. Bodey ’56 almost became a medical missionary. At that time the draft was still in place for doctors, so his physician friend, Charles Mengel ’53, suggested Bodey fulfill his draft requirements by applying for a position as a clinical associate in the leukemia service at the National [...]

Lafayette College

May 13, 2010

Lafayette Will Celebrate Life of Cy Fleck Jr. ’52 at Colton Chapel Friday

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He served the College in a career spanning 44 years, including 32 as registrar Cyrus S. (Cy) Fleck Jr. ’52, who served the College in a career spanning 44 years, including 32 as registrar, died May 10 at the age of 79. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 14, in [...]

Lafayette College

August 4, 2009

Memorial Service Will Honor Life of William Lanigan ’52 Aug. 20th

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Ceremony for emeritus trustee will be held in Wrightstown, N.J. A memorial service will celebrate the life of the late trustee emeritus William Lanigan ’52 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery, 350 Provinceline Road, Wrightstown, N.J. A reception will follow the service. The cemetery office number is (609) [...]

Lafayette College

July 21, 2009

Trustee Emeritus William Lanigan ’52 Dies

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The retired lawyer funded several significant projects at Lafayette William Wilson Lanigan ’52, an emeritus trustee whose generosity and volunteer service benefitted Lafayette in many ways, died July 14. A veteran of the Korean War, Lanigan underwrote construction of Alumni Memorial Plaza, dedicated in 1989 in front of Oechsle Hall, and the new entry gates [...]

Lafayette College

July 3, 2008

Bill Mulligan ’52 Finds Excitement in Harness Racing

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In addition to running breeding farm, he has won 15 races When good fortune shines, its rays fall on Bill Mulligan ’52. The retired executive vice president of Ingersoll Rand saw his career move from a ditch to the boardroom, and his boyhood love of horses turn into success as a racehorse breeder and harness [...]

Lafayette College

June 19, 2008

Leading the Field

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C. Harmon Brown ’52 has made major contributions to athletics as trailblazing researcher and Team USA coach By Dan Edelen Chemistry graduate C. Harmon Brown ’52 envisioned becoming a country doctor, but a hurdle changed the course of his life. He undertook pioneering work to give women athletes the right to compete at the collegiate [...]