The following notes were submitted within the last six months.
ROBERT G. HARPER III of Chevy Chase, Maryland, died January 6, 2015. He was a retired attorney and former trustee of the College. He started as a law clerk to the chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals; at the outbreak of World War II, he joined the United States Naval Reserve. Later he served at U.S. embassies in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. He eventually returned to Washington to work for the General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency. As a legal adviser on behalf of the White House, he traveled to South Vietnam during the war to assist local officials with rule of law and governance matters. | 2015-02-20 12:13:30
Dr. ASHTON T. STEWART of Quarryville, Pennsylvania, died November 30, 2014. He attended the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. A captain in the Army, he served in Dachau, Germany, in the Medical Corps. In 1947 he went to Iran as a medical missionary and served as the director of three different mission hospitals in Tabriz, Mashhad, and Hamadan. During the 1980s he opened a physical therapy school. | 2015-02-19 16:42:57
Rev. JAMES MILLER BLANTON, JR., of Columbia, Missouri, died December 29, 2014. He attended Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond and was ordained a Presbyterian minister. Originally from Cumberland, he moved to Missouri and was the founding pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Columbia. | 2015-02-11 16:10:49