Frank Hudson Trowbridge – Colonel, United States Army

Courtesy Stanford University:

Frank Hudson Trowbridge, 1938, of Santa Cruz, California, died on September 25, at 85. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta.

In 1941, he joined the Army Air Corps, serving as a navigator and navigation instructor. He later worked at the Pentagon on radar guidance missile systems used in Vietnam. He retired with the rank of Colonel after 22 years of service.

He purchased a stationery store in Santa Cruz as a “retirement project” and was active in the business from 1963 to 1979.

His wife of 39 years, Emma Martin, died in 1985. Survivors: his wife of 13 years, Arlene Dorn; three sons, Frank III, ’70, Roy and Gary; his daughter, Fawn Winsted; 18 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and his brother, Roy, ’40. Harry F. Cameron Jr., ’39, of Dallas, January 25, at 88. He majored in civil engineering.

A career officer in the Army Corps of Engineers, he served in World War II and the Korean War, attaining the rank of colonel. He was buried with honors at Arlington National Cemetery in Washngton, D.C. Survivors: his daughter, Scot Cameron-Bell; and his grandson.

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