In Memory of Peter Orvis ’51

PETER H. ORVIS ’51 of Arlington, Virginia, died Aug. 13, 2020. At Ripon, he majored in mathematics and physics and participated in Ver Adest, athletics and Phi Kappa Pi. He received a master’s degree in system management from the University of Rochester. He had a career as a surface warfare officer. His duties included working on the staffs of the Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force Pacific, and the Chief of Naval Operations. He also taught at the U.S. Naval Academy. He retired at the rank of captain in 1974. After retirement, he worked for the company Survivors include his wife, Jean; one son and two daughters.