George S. Bass

It is sad that some of us are not here any more. Each one, is so interesting, even if not there or still alive. There were 3 Bass brothers at Deerfield. I was oldest, then Tom, then Howard. Tom was co-captain varsity football.  Howard, the youngest, went to Williams College and the to Alaska and then a Masters in Fine Art. Howie, though, disappeared in Alaska. I went to find him for a month with a friend, but could not find him. The Governor of Alaska knew Howie and tried to find him too. On my own path, I went to Colombia to start a large egg farm in Bogota. Our friend Mr. Marks has made millions or billions, but I relished my first project. That was 15 years tough but fun. The second egg farm was organic and based on Omega -3 ois. Nobody, in food, used a high content of Omega-3, except ours. The total hens were 100,000. But our family had a disaster. The youngest daughter, Katie, was brilliant, but committed suicide, after SPS and Princeton. Now I am hoping to finish a book about Katie. There are many important points for some families that might be of help.

George S. Bass
Class of 1949

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