In Memory

Kenneth Brown Wilson - Class Of 1942

Kenneth Brown Wilson

Kenneth Brown Wilson '42 was born November 4, 1923, in Los Angeles, California and passed away September 29, 2008 at home in San Marino.  Devoted husband to Eleanor Gibbs who preceded him in death; loving father of Betsy and Ted Merchant, M.D., Anne and Larry Folks, and Ron and Trudy Wilson; proud grandfather of Ken, Mollie, and Gary Swaner, Matt Merchant; Mitch, Tom, and Sarah Folks; Emily, Jay, and Jack Wilson.

Kenneth was raised in Pasadena and San Marino.  He attended Polytechnic School and South Pasadena High School.  He attended Washington and Lee University in Virginia.  He served in the Marine Corps during World War II.  He was proud to have worked in the food service business as a broker for over 50 years.  He was a member of The Valley Hunt Club.  He had many wonderful friends through his love of tennis and golf.