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Preston Buckman ’41

Preston Buckman ’41, an insurance executive who was the son of a Matchbox couple and father of an alumna, died June 15, 2018.

During World War II, he served as a medic with the 104th Infantry Division in France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany, for which he was awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart, and was invested as a Chevalier de le Legion d’honneur by the Republic of France.

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