Class of 1964

To all the members of the Class of 1964, welcome to the Presidential Guard! This prestigious honor has been bestowed upon you recognizing your commitment to Washington & Jefferson College.

To celebrate this honor, classmates and their guests celebrated together during Commencement Weekend, May 16-18, 2014. They enjoyed campus tours, cocktail receptions and the Commencement Ceremony together.

At the ceremony, they were officially inducted into the W&J Presidential Guard (formerly Old Guard) by President Tori Haring-Smith.

The Class of 1964 at their 50th reunion at Commencement 2014.

Row 1, Left to Right
Robert Dodge, Miles Prentice, Lou Pogoreltz, George Zannos, Dan Shrager, Fred Erskine, Ken Mason, Howard Semins, Alan Lichtenstein, Paul Skrabut, Jim Russell, Bill Cameron

Row 2, Left to Right
Bill Stout, Don Murray, Barry Hemphill, Peter Eaton, Charlie Eaton, Dick Mains, Mike Wilson, Bob Ahlgren, Donald Merz, Arnold Cushner, Tom Ralston, Bob Howes, Ronald Johnston, Joe Newman

Row 3, Left to Right
Charles Bens, Malcolm Weiss, Casey Roach, Bill Tranter, Roger Golomb, Lee McVay, Jim Plummer, Michael Elliott, Alan Mark, Ronald McElhaney, Don Markle, York Yochum, Doug Woodman

Pictures from the 50th reunion are available for download on the College's Flickr page.
Steps to download your picture:

1. Visit the 50th reunion Flickr page >
2. Click on the photo you would like to download.
3. The photo will appear larger. Right click on the photo
4. Select the size photo you would like to download. (Please note: For high printing quality, select Original.)
5. A new screen will appear. Click "Download this size of this photo"
6. Save the photo to your computer.

For any assistance in downloading photos or if you would like photos emailed to you, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at


The College would like to express its sincere gratitude to the members of the Class of 1964 Reunion Committee for your tireless commitment to making this year’s reunion a success! From conference calls to letter writing and everything in between, your service to your class will be an indelible mark on the hearts of everyone who shared this special weekend at Jay!

Class of 1964 Reunion Committee 

Arnold Cushner
Charles Bens 
Don Markle 
Ken Mason 
Don Murray
Joe Newman 
Casey Roach
William Stout 
Frank Vandall 
York Yochum 
George Zannos 

If you have questions regarding the reunion, please contact Michele Hufnagel, associate vice president for development & alumni relations, at 724-223-6503 or