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 Stanwood Shumway Fish

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Stanwood Shumway Fish

  • Birth 25 Sep 1900
  • Death 28 Sep 2002
  • Burial Freeport, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
  • Memorial ID 102171013

Stanwood Shumway Fish, 102, of Thornton Way at Thornton Oaks, Brunswick, ME, died Saturday, (September 28, 2002) at his home. He was born in Freeport, ME, September 25, 1900, the son of William Watson and Rosamond Margaret Stanwood Fish. Mr. Fish received his A.B. Degree in 1922 from Bowdoin College where he was a member of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity. Mr. Fish then received his Master's Degree in Education in 1932 from Harvard School of Education and was elected to Phi Delta Kappa, an honorary fraternity. He taught in Milton, MA and Quincy, MA schools. Mr. Fish became principal of Quincy of Adams and Cranch Schools. He then moved to Hartford, where he served as principal of Noah Webster School, Burr Jr. High and then Northwest-Jones Jr. High, retiring in 1960. Mr. Fish taught mathematics at Loomis School in Windsor, and at the University of Hartford. In 1932 he married Helen Curtis and lived in Hartford, where their two children, Marilyn and Stanwood were born. She died June 18, 2002. During the summer months, Mr. Fish served as one of the directors of Camp Wyanoke for Boys in Wolfeboro, NH. In 1968, Mr. Fish moved to South Freeport, ME where he was a member of the United Church of Christ and served as a deacon and treasurer. Mr. Fish was also a member of the Men's Stock Club of South Freeport. In 1982 he moved to Brunswick and moved to Thornton Oaks in 1998. He was predeceased by two sisters, Daphne Fish Plummer and Margaret Fish Plummer.

Published in the Hartford Courant 10/02/2002


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  • Created by: J. E.
  • Added: 14 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102171013
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Stanwood Shumway Fish (25 Sep 1900–28 Sep 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102171013, citing Grove Cemetery, Freeport, Cumberland County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by J. E. (contributor 47839546) .