The Class of 1959 website --established in 1997 by David Sullivan -- was one of the very first the Naval Academy published. Starting in 2015, the website was redone with continual plans to assure a fully functional, dynamic site in 2022.  As of 5/14/2022 Class of '59 database statistics are in this pop-up with the memorial additions to this site listed here most recent listed first.
Additions or Updates 5/15/2022
Within 45 days after DOD dates are received, entries are removed from this bubble.
To Be Announced - Robert C. ("Bud") McFarlane (14th Co.) DOD_2022_05_12 The Washington Post
Arlington National Cemetery - Martha Donovan (13th Co. Frank Donovn (dec)) Date_2022-05-16
Life Celebration & Inurnment - USNA Columbarium - Marilyn Nield (1st Co. Van Nield) Date_2022-05-31
Arlington National Cemetery - Rosalie Ekstrom (9th Co. John Ekstrom (dec)) Date_2022-06-06
St John's Episcopal Church, Beverly, MA - Richard S. Davis (4th Co.) Date_2022_06_16
Grace Church & Arlington Memorial Cemetery - Edward (Ted) B. Baker (8th Co.) Date_2022_07_08
USNA Columbarium - James (Jim) R. Lowe (14th Co.) Date_2022_09_20
USNA Columbarium - Robert R. Wright (21st Co.) Date_2022_10_17
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Classmates' spouse services shown in pink
Freeland, PA - Adolph. Peters (5th Co.) DOD_2022_04_18 Obituary
This interim site will be operational until the new Class of 1959 website is tested, reviewed and then approved by the Class Executive Committee.
The new site will be database driven, making it over time far less time consuming to maintain. Until the new comprehensive website is established, information maintained in the Transition interim site will include the following:
Minimal Information on this site...for now
|Current Overall '59 Data Base Count|
|Total: 1145 || Assumed Living: 671 || Known Deceased: 474 || Active Duty Deaths: 40|
|Total Graduate Entries: 796 || Grads Assumed Living: 426 || Grads Known Deceased: 370|
Please email the Data Administrator, Pete Stout, if you have any questions, concerns, data presentation ideas, concerns or, most important, classmate updates.