George A. Peabody '52, the oldest alumnus of the University died at his home yesterday in his ninety-eight year. The aged alumnus was a descendant of a distinguished colonial family and a grandson of one of the founders of the various Peabody Museums about the country.
Although a graduate of law school, and a member of the Massachusetts bar, Mr. Peabody never undertook, the active practice of law. Following his graduation from the University, he travelled extensively for many years, spending considerable time in big game hunting in the African jungle. Throughout his life he was noted for philanthropic endeavors.