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Wendell Maccoby ’41

Wendell Maccoby ’41, in December 13, 1994, in Tigard, Oregon. Mac received a master's degree in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1950. He began working for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in the 1950s as a statistical analyst and remained with that agency until his retirement. His first wife, Mabel, with whom he had two children, died in 1983. Upon retirement, he returned to Oregon to live. In 1985, he married Helen Hibbard, and the couple settled in the Tigard area. He was a past president of the Southern California Chapter of the American Statistical Association. Survivors include his wife; a daughter; a son, a brother, Nathan Maccoby ’33; and a sister-in-law Eleanor Emmons Maccoby ’39.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 1995

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