William Deming Nichols '51

Our esteemed classmate, Bill Nichols, died suddenly of a massive bacterial infection of unknown origin on November 2, 2006.  His wife, three sons and daughter were at his bedside.  William Deming Nichols was born in New Haven, CT, November 12, 1924.  He lived in North Haven, CT, until his graduation from Hamden High.  After obtaining an athletic scholarship to the University of Illinois in the midst of World War II, he volunteered for the Marine Corps.  His talents apparently were quickly recognized, and he was one of th

William Deming Nichols '51

Our esteemed classmate, Bill Nichols, died suddenly of a massive bacterial infection of unknown origin on November 2, 2006.  His wife, three sons and daughter were at his bedside.  William Deming Nichols was born in New Haven, CT, November 12, 1924.  He lived in North Haven, CT, until his graduation from Hamden High.  After obtaining an athletic scholarship to the University of Illinois in the midst of World War II, he volunteered for the Marine Corps.  His talents apparently were quickly recognized, and he was one of th

William Deming Nichols '51

Our esteemed classmate, Bill Nichols, died suddenly of a massive bacterial infection of unknown origin on November 2, 2006.  His wife, three sons and daughter were at his bedside.  William Deming Nichols was born in New Haven, CT, November 12, 1924.  He lived in North Haven, CT, until his graduation from Hamden High.  After obtaining an athletic scholarship to the University of Illinois in the midst of World War II, he volunteered for the Marine Corps.  His talents apparently were quickly recognized, and he was one of th