October 25, 2000


Everett N. Case '22

Everett Needham Case, a former pres. of Colgate U. and vice chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, died July 17, 2000, in Waterville, N.Y. He was 99.

Everett's career spanned academia, commerce, and foreign affairs. He was pres. of Colgate from 1942-62 and served as the pres. of the American Council on Education; pres. of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the nonprofit philanthropic institution in New York; and chair of Natl. Educational Television, a precursor of PBS.

Throughout his 20-year tenure at Colgate, Everett was a staunch proponent of the value of a liberal arts education. He played a major role in developing the so-called core curriculum approach to higher education.

Everett served as class secy. and was a university trustee. His wife, Josephine, died in 1990. He is survived by four children, Josephine E., James H., Samuel P., and John P.; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The Class of 1922

Richard A. Morehouse '24

Richard, of Overland Park, Kans., died on June 19, 2000. He graduated from the Lawrenceville School in 1920.

In 1926, he enlisted in the Air Corps Reserve in Columbus, Ohio. He graduated in 1931 as an attack pilot. The next year, he moved to Kansas City. He served on the Kansas City board of trade until 1937. He was recalled to active duty in 1940 and became the commanding officer at Bowman Field in Louisville, Ky. He served two years in Korea during WWII and returned to Korea in 1953 with the 51st Fighter Interceptor Wing. He retired as a col. in 1955.

He was a member of the Second Presbyterian Church, the Kansas City Country Club (for over 40 years), and the Princeton Club of Kansas City.

His wife, Martha Moore, died in 1993. He is survived by a daughter, Mary M. Mann, son Richard Jr., five grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

The Class of 1924

Camille Henry Huvelle '38

Camille died at his home in Litchfield, Conn.,

on June 17, 2000, following a stroke.

At Princeton, he majored in philosophy, was in the Triangle Club, and was a member of

Elm Club.

After obtaining his medical degree from NYU in 1942, he served with the Army Medical Corps during WWII. In 1948 he opened a medical practice in Torrington and Litchfield while concurrently serving as attending physician for the Litchfield public schools, several corporations, and as medical director of the Connecticut Junior Public. Camille retired in 1983, but later served on the Litchfield planning board and was a founding member of the Litchfield Housing Trust.

He is survived by his wife, Mary, a granddaughter-namesake of Mary Roberts Rinehart, two sons, Peter and Jeffrey, a daughter, Nora, a sister, Amelia Malone, and seven grandchildren to all of whom the class extends its sympathy.

The Class of 1938

John Montague Teevan '39

John died on July 1, 2000, only a few weeks after he and Jean had been among classmates who cruised to Bermuda for a view of the Tall Ships. Born in Chicago and a resident of Park Ridge, Ill., John earned his BA and law degrees at Northwestern, having left Princeton during the winter of his junior year. Nevertheless, he always kept in touch with us and was a loyal supporter of Princeton.

After serving four years as a naval lt. in the Pacific, where he won several area ribbons and battle stars, he returned to his legal career. He also taught part-time at Northwestern, 20 years in the school of business and seven years in the school of law. We offer our sincere sympathy to Jean, their son, John A. '68, daughters Peggy and Joan, and six grandchildren.

The Class of 1939

David Leonard Meginnity '58

Dave died in his sleep on May 26, 2000, in LA. A Detroit native, he entered Princeton from Choate. At Princeton, he majored in electrical engineering, and, in his spare time, made the electrons behave at WPRB. After graduation, he spent the summer working on developing an interface to help mere mortals communicate with the Von Neumann machine, an early computer, at the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study. Dave then went to the U. of Pennsylvania for his master's.

Dave spent his entire career with TRW. During the 1960s, he worked on the Apollo program, developing the lunar module guidance software that contributed to the safe return of the Apollo 13 astronauts. He held positions of increasing responsibility at TRW, including the presidency of a Colorado division.

Dave pursued sailing with excellence, winning the Transpac race to Hawaii. Dave assembled a magnificent collection of Latin American art, which will go to Princeton.

To his sister, Emily Seydel, and family, the class extends its deepest sympathy.

The Class of 1958

John D. Miller '58

John died on May 5, 2000, in Baltimore from pneumonia, a consequence of treatments for recurring non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Born in New Haven, John matriculated from the Taft School to Princeton, where he majored in English. In 1962 he earned a JD from the U of Michigan. In 1966 he joined the legal department of Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corp., where he spent 34 years. From 1977-82 he managed Kaiser's Australian office and later served as the company's v.p. for international activities.

Following his first bout with lymphoma in 1988, John lived life with renewed vigor. While continuing his Kaiser duties, he earned two business degrees and indulged a passion for biking and travel. In 1994 he fulfilled a dream of managing a small business and purchased Worth House, a Victorian bed and breakfast in Wilmington, N.C.

To Francie, his wife of 42 years, and his children, Kirsten, John, Dana, and David '89, the class sends it deepest sympathy.

The Class of 1958

Craig Gary Smith '58 *63

Craig died on Mar. 18, 2000, of emphysema. He came to Princeton from Oak Park, Ill. As an undergraduate, Craig's interests included swimming, WPRB, and the Princeton Engineer, where he was comanaging editor. Graduating with a degree in basic engineering, he went on to earn both a master's and a doctorate in mechanical engineering at Princeton. Craig worked at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, where he was head of the computing section until he founded, in 1984, his own consulting firm, CGSytems.

A Princeton resident with interest in music, dance, and events at McCarter Theatre and Richardson Hall, he served as committee chair and trustee of the Princeton Ballet Society and on a committee for the Princeton Summer Concerts.

Craig was, for many years, active in our reunions, and the class will miss him. To his wife, Berit, and sons Erik and Kevin, the class sends its deepest sympathy.

The Class of 1958

C. Penn Wettlaufer '58

Penn died of cancer in Buffalo on Jan. 11, 2000.

Born in Buffalo and descended from William Penn, Penn matriculated to Princeton from St. Mark's. A psychology major, Penn graduated with honors and was elected to the scientific honorary society, Sigma Xi. Following Princeton, Penn went to Tuck Business School for his MBA.

Penn returned to Buffalo and joined his family's company, H. D. Taylor, rising to pres. Following his tenure at H. D. Taylor, Penn consulted for the City of Buffalo until 1978, when he joined the State of New York's Empire State College as a professor of business management.

Penn was active in the community - a trained paramedic who served on the boards of Emergency Medical Services, the US Squash Racquets Assn., Hope, Inc., the Buffalo Zoological Society, Planned Parenthood, and Suicide Prevention and Crisis Service.

Penn's most important priority was his family: wife Maggie, stepmother Emily, daughters Alexandra, Jennifer, Talley, Elizabeth, Virginia, and Rebecca. To each, the class extends its deepest sympathy.

The Class of 1958