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Lloyd Teify Thomas ’47

Lloyd Teify Thomas ’47, June 15, 2011, in Portland. Lloyd was born in Portland, a son of Welsh immigrants, and entered Reed in 1940, leaving for service in the army in Europe during World War II. He returned to Reed and earned a BA in history and philosophy; he also did graduate study at the University of Oregon. He and Mary Lou Williams ’47 married and raised a daughter and two sons. Lloyd worked for the state of Oregon in education in Salem and in Oceanside, Oregon, and returned to Portland after retiring in 1982. Survivors include Mary Lou, his sons, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Margaret Ann, and his brother, Evan W. Thomas ’39.

Appeared in Reed magazine: December 2011

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