page 22: ’49 - ’64

page 23: ’65 - ’79

page 24: ’80 - ’86

page 25: ’87 - ’95

page 26: ’96 - ’98


page 27: ’99 - ’00

page 28: mini-mules ’88 - ’93

page 29: mini-mules ’94 - ’99

page 30: ’01 -’03

page 31: in memoriam

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| ’49 | After spending 32 years in private practice of osteopathic medicine and surgery in Danielsville, Pa., Arthur L. Feldman is in his 18th year at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., where he is an adjunct professor teaching second-year medical students. He served as president of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, president of the Pennsylvania Family Practitioners Society, and for 18 years as vice speaker of the American College of Family Practitioners (Osteopathic). Arthur and his wife, Virginia, live in Coconut Creek, Fla.

| ’56 | Donald L. Grammes spent his career in plant manager positions for Lone Star Industries Inc. in Greencastle, Ind., Hudson, N.Y., Bonner Springs, Kan., Roanoke, Va., and Nazareth, Pa. He is now retired and makes Allentown his home. Don and his wife, Lorraine, were married in Alaska in 1950 while Don was on a tour of duty with the military. They have one son, Roark Dale. At Muhlenberg, Don played on the varsity football team for four years and was a member of the varsity wrestling team for three years. He was also a member of the M club (2,3,4) and the Sigma Phi Epsilon social fraternity (2,3,4). Don graduated with a B.S. in chemistry. In college, John L. “Jack” Hopper, Jr., was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon social fraternity (1,2,3,4) and the Phi Alpha Theta history honor society (3,4). He was Editor of the Arcade (3,4), a member of the Honor Court (3,4), Cardinal Key (1,2,3,4; president 3), ODK and varsity fencing (3). He also served as a member of the Committee on Examination Procedures (3,4). Jack is currently editor-in-chief at AMS Press in Brooklyn, N.Y. Jack and his wife, Wendy, were married in 1966, the same year he joined AMS. They presently live in Scarsdale, N.Y., and have two sons, Jonathon and Owen. During his senior year at Muhlenberg, Paul E. Levy was recruited by Strawbridge and Clothier in Philadelphia to join their executive training program in retailing. Paul served in the army for two years before joining Hess Brothers as a young executive buyer, becoming a merchandise manager. He worked for the company for 10 years. Paul also worked for Boscov’s in Berks County as general merchandise manager. Eventually, Paul formed his own companies – Classic Designs, Jewelry Outlet, Abbey Road, Lancaster Dress and Pottery & Glass, with stores in Pennsylvania and other states. Paul now lives in Florida, running his businesses from his Berks Co. corporate office, and enjoys spending his summers in Pennsylvania. Paul has two sons, Thomas and Paul Edward, and two daughters, Pamela Ann and Jill Louise. During his four years at college Paul was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha social fraternity (2,3,4; president 3). Paul worked on the Weekly (1,2,3,4), holding positions including assistant advertising manager, advertising manager and business manager. A member of the Ciarla staff (2,3,4), he served the yearbook as assistant business manager as a junior and business manager as a senior. Paul was also active in the Pre-Law Club, Interfraternity Council, Pi Delta Epsilon honorary fraternity and the Mermaid Tavern Society. In his freshman year at Muhlenberg, Tom Weber played on the freshman basketball team. He was the starting shortstop on the varsity baseball team all four years. He was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha social fraternity, the M club (1,2,3,4), the Business and Economics Club (3,4), and the Jazz Society. During his career, Tom worked for 3M and Essex Wire in sales and administration and in human resources for Sharp Electronics and Control Data. Tom is now semi-retired working as an Industrial Relations Rep. for KLM Mechanical Contractors in Dumont, N.J., where he lives with his wife, Marion. They have four sons – T.J., Jeffrey, Michael and Kevin. T.J. and Jeffrey played baseball at William Paterson and Michael played baseball at Florida Southern and William Paterson. Kevin was an all-conference halfback at Susquehanna in the 1986 season and played against the Mules that year. Tom has 10 grandchildren, five girls and five boys who are continuing the tradition in sports set by their grandfather!

Tommy Coughlin sends this note for all his classmates:

At long last spring has arrived
The campus is re-vitalized
The athletes are training
All students are aiming
for excellence - so highly prized.
Remember our 50th reunion – June 2006

Tommy Coughlin
Class correspondent & Fund Chair
(610) 530-9565 –

| ’57 | George Goldenbaum has retired as professor of physics at the University of Maryland. He was a tenured faculty member at Maryland for over 30 years. Prior to that, he was a physicist at the Naval Research Laboratory, the National Bureau of Standards, and a visiting scientist at the Culham Laboratory in England. He was also a visiting scientist at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the Tokyo Electric Power Company Professor at the University of Tokyo. George has three children and two grandchildren. He will continue teaching part-time at Maryland starting next fall after a sailing “sabbatical” in the Caribbean. Additional information about George’s work can be found at

| ’64 | Richard Ben-Veniste is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of the international law firm Mayer, Brown, Rowe and Maw, where he specializes in litigation. After graduating from Columbia Law School, Richard spent five years at the U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan, prosecuting organized crime and political corruption cases. In 1973, he became an assistant special prosecutor under Watergate Special Prosecutors Archibald Cox and Leon Jaworski. As chief of the Watergate Task Force within that office, he prosecuted the cover-up case against Nixon administration officials John Mitchell, H.R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman, among others. After Watergate, Richard remained in Washington and has been in private practice since 1975, though he frequently undertakes pro bono matters involving the intersection of law and politics. In 1996 he served as chief counsel to the Democrats on the Senate Whitewater Committee, and presently serves as one of 10 commissioners on the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (chaired by former N.J. governor Tom Kean), charged with investigating and reporting on the facts relating to the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C., on September 11, 2001. The commission’s report is scheduled to be released this summer. Drawing upon his history and political science studies under Professors Johnson and Bednar, Richard has served since 1999 as one of three Presidential appointees to a commission charged with declassifying secret government documents relating to individuals who committed war crimes during the WWII era. Thus far, over seven million pages of documents have been declassified under the Nazi War Crimes and Imperial Japanese Army Disclosure Act. Richard is married to Donna Grell and has two daughters – Danielle, 22, and Olivia, 10. Regnery Press of Washington, D.C., has released the latest book written by Ed Bonekemper – “A Victor, Not a Butcher: Ulysses S. Grant’s Overlooked Military Genius.” The book covers all the Civil War campaigns and battles of Grant, analyzes all the casualties Grant’s armies suffered and imposed, and concludes that Grant was the greatest general of the Civil War. The book is available from all major bookstores and Internet booksellers, the ’Berg Bookshop, or (personalized copies) from Ed at His prior book, “How Robert E. Lee Lost the Civil War,” sold 7,000 copies and is available from Ed and elsewhere.


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