In Memory of Jack C. Bloedorn ’55

JACK C. BLOEDORN ’55 of Terry, Mississippi, died April 10, 2020. At Ripon, he majored in mathematics and economics and participated in athletics, Phi Kappa Pi (Merriman) and Phi Beta Kappa. He received an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in management from Northwestern University. He served as regional finance officer for the U.S. Army, stationed at Fort Totten, Long Island, New York; systems analyst for Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, New York; and administrative manager for Booz Allen & Hamilton in Chicago, Illinois. He also founded and was president/CEO of Management Systems Corp., a consulting company. He taught management at the University of Wisconsin, DePaul University, Northwestern University, Mississippi State University and Jackson State University; and wrote the book Designing Social Service Systems. Survivors include his wife, Judy Maxey Bloedorn; and two sons.

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