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
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
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
Camille died at his home
in Litchfield, Conn.,
on June 17, 2000, following
At Princeton, he majored
in philosophy, was in the Triangle Club, and was a member of
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
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
The Class of 1939
David Leonard Meginnity
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
Dave pursued sailing
with excellence, winning the Transpac race to Hawaii. Dave assembled
a magnificent collection of Latin American art, which will go to
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
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
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
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
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
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
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