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George Olin Spencer ’43

George Spencer ’43, September 18, 2001, in Chevy Chase, Maryland, from kidney failure. He studied law at George Washington University after graduating from Reed, and was with the State Department until retiring in 1964. He was a foreign service officer in 1954–57, served as embassy secretary in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and also served in the Dominican Republic and Vietnam. He married Mary Albritton in 1941. She died in 1975, and he later remarried. Survivors include his second wife; a son; a sister; and a granddaughter.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2002

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