In Remembrance: Delano Wood Ladd Jr. ’49 Died on November 2 2018

Delano "Del" Wood Ladd Jr. passed away peacefully at his home in Vero Beach, Florida on November 2nd, 2018. He was 93. Born in Plainfield, NJ on September 23rd, 1925, he graduated from Yale in 1949. Ladd Jr. served as an ensign in the Merchant Marine and as a Lieutenant J.G. in the US Naval Reserve. He led a successful business career at Owens-Corning Fiberglass, rising to Vice President, and Edwin Bird Wilson, where he became Chairman and CEO. He was an eager "racket" sportsman, playing squash, tennis, and paddle tennis throughout much of his life.

A full obituary was published in GreenwichTime and can be found here.

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