CLASS OF 1966
GEORGE ROBERT HANSEN, JR.
On March 23, 2015, George lost his battle with cancer.George came to Princeton from Ferguson High, in Ferguson, Missouri, where he was an outstanding student, active in the science and arts clubs, as well as the student council.
At Princeton George majored in psychology, belonged to Charter Club, served as manager of the lightweight crew, wrote for Tiger magazine, participated in Navy ROTC, and was a member of the Anchor & Chain Society and the Stock Analysis Club.
After graduation George enlisted in the United States Navy, where he served for 20 years, retiring as Lieutenant Commander. His numerous commendations included the Vietnam Service Medal and the U.S. Navy Commendation Medal for meritorious service in rescuing U.S. Air Force personnel who had crashed in an Alaskan snowstorm.
For 25 years after retiring from the Navy, George pursued a career as a financial planner and broker. He resided in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, with his wife, the former Lisa Jamison.
The Class extends its condolences to Lisa and the rest of George’s family.
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