Paul Ehrenfried -2008

Paul Ehrenfried, 87, from San Carlos, California, on April 18, 2008. B.A. in economics/journalism and a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity, Maine Masque, orchestra, Student Senate, Radio Guild, band, and worked on the Maine Campus. He was an early member of the Maine Bears jazz band. He was a veteran of World War II serving from 1942 until 1946 in the Navy aboard the USS Caperton in the South Pacific Theater and was involved in major battles against the Japanese.

He was a recipient of the Purple Heart. In 1948 he received his MBA from Columbia University. He was employed by The Emporium, a landmark department store in San Francisco, holding a number of executive positions. He later was a real estate broker with Re/Max until his retirement. He was a member of the Rotary Club and United Fund and enjoyed golf and time spent at Sebago Lake. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, two sons, one grandson, and brothers Albert ’44 and David ’51.