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Faculty Memorial Tributes

The Hamilton community honors the lives and contributions of faculty members upon their death with the reading of a memorial tribute. These brief reflections, prepared by faculty colleagues, collectively illustrate the legacy of great teaching and mentoring on College Hill.

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Charles Adler
Professor of History (1959-1970)

John Anderson
Professor of Mathematics (1967-2000)

George Bahlke
Professor of English (1969-2002)

Russell Blackwood
John Stewart Kennedy Professor of Philosophy (1957-1995)

Robert Browning
Professor of German (1949-1979)

Robert Carson ’35
Associate Professor of Speech (1949-1971)

Patricia Cholakian
Associate Professor of French (1990-1997)

Thomas Colby ’42
Professor of German (1959-1983)

James B. Davis
Professor of Romance Languages (1958-1991)

Donald Denney
Professor of Chemistry (1957-1986)

David Ellis ’38
Professor of History (1946-1980)

John Ellis
Professor of Biology (1959-1987)

Nicolas Gerold
Professor of Biology (1951-1979)

Charles Godcharles
Professor of Psychology (1951-1971)

David Gray
Professor of Sociology (1969-1994)
 

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Franklin Hamlin
Professor of French (1948-1980)

David Hawley
Professor of Geology (1954-1980)

J. Franklin Hunt
Professor of Education (1946-1977)

Edgar Graves
Professor of History (1927-1969)

Thomas Johnston
Professor of English (1934-1972)

Donald Jones
Professor of Physical Education (1949-1980)

Otto Liedke
Professor of German (1934-1977)

Dwight Lindley ’42
Professor of English (1952-1986)

John Mattingly
Professor of Classics (1931-1973)

David Millar
Professor of History (1963-1991)

Marcel Moraud
Professor of Romance Languages and Literature (1950-1981)

George Nesbitt ’24
Professor of English (1930-1973)

Stanley Ogilvy
Professor of Mathematics (1953-1974)

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Harry Payne
17th President of Hamilton College

James Penney
Professor of Art (1948-1976)

Walter Pilkington
College Librarian (1952-1976)

Eugene Putala
Professor of Biology (1968-89)

Channing Richardson
Professor of International Relations (1952-1983)

Carol Schreier Rupprecht
Professor of Comparative Literature (1974-2007)

John Rybash
Professor of Psychology (1990-1999)

Charles L. Todd ’33
Professor of Speech (1960-1977)

Winton Tolles ’28
Dean of the College (1947-1972)

Jonathan Vaughan
Professor of Psychology (1971-2014)

Fred Wagner
Professor of English (1969-1995)

Sydna Stern Weiss
Associate Professor of German (1974-1991)

Sidney Wertimer
Professor of Economics (1952-1991)

Warren Wright
Professor of Speech (1960-1994)

Lawrence K. Yourtee
Professor of Chemistry (1948-82)

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