Malcolm Warnock, the oldest known living Princeton undergraduate alumnus of all time, has passed away at the age of 107. Malcolm Roe Warnock was a part of the Class of 1925.
Malcom Warnock at Reunions 2008.
Photo Courtesy Princeton Alumni Weekly
The unofficial distinguished title of the Oldest Princeton Undergraduate was designated to Mr. Warnock after a search of the index of PAW Memorials
published between 1894 and 2012 for undergraduate alumni who died 80 or more years after graduation.
The following list shows other than Mr. Warnock, the ten oldest Princetonians:
Steven Hirsch ‘1917, who died in 2000 at the age of 105
Leonard L. Ernst ‘1925 ,who died in 2008 at the age of 103.
Elijah V. Gordy ‘1912, who died in 1993 at the age of 103
Arthur Cort Holden ‘1912, who died in 1993 at the age of 103
Robert R. Lester ‘1916, who died in 1997 at the age of 103
Harold R. Medina ‘1909, who died in 1990 at the age of 102. (Medina’s Papers are housed at Mudd Manuscript Library.)
Alison Reid Bryan ‘1913, who died in 1992 at the age of 101
George E. Strebel ‘1914, who died in 1995 at the age of 101
Carl Bischoff ‘1916, who died in 1991 at the age of 100
Charles “Cupid” E. Whitehouse Jr. ‘1915 , who died 1995 at the age of 100
Walton Clark Jr. ‘1908, who died in 1987 at the age of 99
Carl F. Hinrichsen ‘1907, who died in 1985 at the age of 97
While a student at Princeton, Warnock was listed as a member of the Key and Seal Club.
In addition to the honor of being the Oldest Princeton Undergraduate, Mr. Warnock was also the first person to return for his 87th Reunion, as well as having been given the 1923 Class cane a record number eight times in 2012.
Malcolm Warnock is survived by his two daughters, Margaret Carlough and Elanor Warnock.
Additional reporting by: Christie Peterson