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Melrose R. Cole AMP ’44

Melrose R. Cole AMP ’44, November 10, 2009, in Danvers, Massachusetts. Mel came to Reed in the premeteorology program, and, during World War II, served as a weatherman with the U.S. Air Force in China, Burma, and India. He earned a degree in electrical engineering at Wayne State University, and founded Products for Research in Danvers. He enjoyed operating a ham radio and sailing. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Rohr Cole, to whom he was married for 62 years; two sons; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: June 2010

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