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Jason H. Samuels


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Jason H. Samuels
Years at Tufts:

1941-1944; 1946-1947


Tufts E1945, Mechanical Engineering High School, Waltham, MA

Past Memberships and Offices:

American Society of Mechanical Engineers; American Society of Materials Handling; Institute of Packaging Professionals; Phi Epsilon Pi Fraternity; Temple Beth Elohim, Wellesley, Mass.

Current memberships:

President of Class of 1945; Board of Directors of Cape Cod Tufts Club; Co-Chair of V-12 / NROTC Memorial Committee and Tisch Library Exhibit; Tufts Alumni Council; Traditions Committee; Co-Chair of Class Reunions


Eleanor H. Berkovich, May 2, 1959. Boston University, CBA, 1948


Howard A., Tufts, E1984, MBA Babson 1989; James P., Connecticut College, BA 1988 Campaign medals


Reading, Theatre, Symphony, Gardening.

World War II Duty:
  • NROTC, Tufts University, September 1941 - Commissioned February 1944.

  • Sub Chaser Training at Bar Harbor Section Base (née Yacht Club), Bar Harbor, Maine.

  • Additional training at Sub Chaser Training Center, Miami, Florida.

  • Convoy duty, Caribbean Sea and South Atlantic on board 128 foot wooden-hulled Sub Chaser (SC-1298).

  • Sub-Chaser Control 1298, Coat of Arms
  • Through Panama Canal to San Diego and on to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for outfitting as Invasion Landing Control Vessel.

  • Invasions of Iwo Jima, Okinawa and three other smaller Okinawan Islands.

  • Office of Naval Research at Guggenheim Estate, Sands Point, Port Washington, Long Island, New York.


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