Glenn M. Fedderson ’49 of El Dorado, Ariz., diedon October 24, 2010. Glenn was born in 1922 in Rushville, Mo. During World War II, while serving as a navigator in the Army Air Corps, he was captured and spent two and one-half years in Germany’s Stalag Luft III (POW Camp for Airmen #3), which was depicted in the films The Great Escape and The Wooden Horse. While attending Mines in the years after the war, he joined Sigma Nu fraternity, and the Blue Key and Tau Beta Pi honor societies. After earning his professional degree in geological engineering, Glenn worked briefly for Shell Oil Company. During his 35-year career in exploration and production with Murphy Oil, he contributed to the discovery of several major oil deposits, spending 10 years overseas in England, Europe and the Middle East and rising to the role of vice president of exploration and production. A member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Glenn enjoyed travel, golf and contract bridge. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Edith; daughters, Kathryn Fedderson Vincent and Patricia Fedderson Seybold; and three grandchildren.
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