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Robert Browning ’34


Robert Browning ’34

Robert Browning ’34, a former member of the Swarthmore College Board of Managers, died on Jan. 22 at age 96. Browning worked for General Electric for 10 years, and then, was one of the original 10 partners of the consulting firm now known as Booz Allen Hamilton, where he remained until his retirement in 1968. Fulfilling a lifelong dream of owning a farm, Browning then moved from Philadelphia to North Pomfret, Vt. He was an active member of each community in which he lived, during his time in Pennsylvania and in his later life in Vermont. He served as a board member for many institutions, including Germantown [Pa.] Hospital, the Pomfret [Vt.] Planning Commission, and the Ottauquechee [Vt.] Health Center. Browning’s greatest pride in his lengthy service career was being chairman of the Swarthmore Board of Managers and the Vermont Land Trust.

One Response to “Robert Browning ’34”

  1. I served on the board of the Vermont Land Trust when Bob was chairman and I must say that Bob was was one of the most able, pleasant and effective persons with whom I have ever worked.

    He was a great guy !

    Harvey I. Pofcher, Auburndale, Ma.