Princeton University Class of 1955

Princeton Class of 1955 Count

 

Official Count:  May 15, 2017

  • Living - 448
  • Deceased - 366  
  • Lost - 8
  • Opt out - 11
  • Active mail - 429
  • Honorary classmates - 21
  • Active widows -118

Your Treasurer's Office of Compulsive Statistics

December 1, 2012
  • Matriculated - September 1951 - 803
  • Undergraduate Class Count - 814
  • Awarded Diplomas - June 14, 1955 - 709  (579 BA + 130 BSE)
  • Awarded Diplomas - October 26, 1954 - 7  
  • Awarded Diplomas after June 1955 - 22


Class of 1955 Distinguished Achievement Award

   The Class Executive Committee, in 1978, under the leadership of then president Charles Mapes, established the Class Distinguished Achievement Award. It is to be presented annually to classmates whose outstanding career achievements have been exemplary, having impact above and beyond their area of expertise. The Class President will award a commemorative plaque at the annual Mid-Winter Dinner on Alumni Day.

  • 1979 Willis N. Mills, Jr
  • 1980 Oral O. Miller, Esq.
  • 1981 Scott McVay
  • 1982 A. Richard Turner, PhD. 
  • 1983 Ralph Nader
  • 1984 Costan W. Berard, MD
  • 1985 James Macaleer
  • 1986 Amb. Thomas D. Boyatt 
  •  1987 Glenn D. Paige, PhD. 
  • 1988 Frederick J. Almgren Jr., PhD.  and Robert B. Hollander, Jr 
  • 1989 Peter D. Mott, MD 
  • 1990 William D. Ruckelshaus, Esq
  • 1991 Thomas Graham Jr 
  • 1992 John H. Fish, PhD. 
  • 1993 Harry P. Ward, MD 
  • 1994 Amb. Anthony C. E. Quainton 
  • 1995 Paul M. Wythes 
  • 1996 Warner V. Slack, MD and R. Gordon Douglas Jr., MD
  • 1997 Winthrop R. Adkins and Hyman Bass, Phd.
  • 1998 John D. Hamilton, Jr 


Class of 1955 "Unsung Hero " Award 

   The "Unsung Hero Award" was created by Tom Boyatt during
 his reign as Class President (1995-2000) to recognize the time
 and effort devoted to the Class of 1955 by the recipient over
 the years. The awardee may be a classmate, a spouse or a
friend of the Class.
   The award is usually an inscribed plaque presented at a class
dinner during either Alumni Day in February or the Yale/Harvard
football weekend in the fall. 

  • 1996   Peter T. Milano
  • 1997   J. Rogers Woolston
  • 1998   Dodie & Charlie Mapes
  • 1999   Donald W. Altmaier
  • 2002   John G. Paul
  • 2003   Duncan D. Sutphen
  • 2004   William C. Shafer
  • 2005   Ted Mack
  • 2006   Lee Neuwirth
  • 2007   Marian G. Cervone
  • 2008   Peter G. Weiland
  • 2012   Harry Lipitz                                                                          



  • 1999 Edmund Cervone, Phd.  and Peter H. Reinke
  • 2000 Peter Lewis and Paul B. Sigler, PhD
  • 2001 Bruce M. Ramer, Esq.
  • 2002 Henry Wendt
  • 2003 Charles W. Bray, 111
  • 2004 Barry S. Savits, MD
  • 2005 George Denniston, MD
  • 2006 Peter D. Danforth
  • 2007 Eugene Wong, PhD.
  • 2008 Gary P. Nash, PhD.
  • 2009 Olev Trass, PhD.
  • 2010 Ludwig Gutmann, MD
  • 2011 Peter P. Hawryluk
  • 2012 Kenneth Lewis
  • 2013 Stephen M. Boyd and Donald Hellmann, Phd.
  • 2015 Robert J. Ruben, MD 
  • 2016 Stephen M. McNamara 
  • 2017 Micheal Artin, PhD
















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