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Sidney Norwood Towle

headmaster.

Sidney Norwood Towle, American headmaster. Decorated Legion of Merit; recipient All American award Sports Illustrated Silver Anniversary, 1959; Martin W. Souders award New England Preparatory Schools Athletic Council, 1977.

Background

Towle, Sidney Norwood was born on February 16, 1913 in Brookline, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Sidney Norwood and Hazel W.M. (Safford) Towle.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1935, Juris Doctor, 1938.

Career

Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1939. Associate firm Withington, Cross, Park & McCann, Boston, 1938-1947, partner, 1947-1959. Associate headmaster Kent (Connecticut) School, 1959-1962, headmaster, 1962-1980, trustee, 1963-1980.

Membership

Member school committee, Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1950-1952. Member Newburyport City Council, 1940-1941. Trustee Connecticut Junior Republic, Litchfield, Connecticut, 1961-1963, Harvey School, Katonah, New York, 1963-1971, Indian Mountain School, Lakeville, Connecticut, 1965-1967.

Served lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Member Boston Bar Association, Connecticut Association Indiana Schools (vice president 1968-1969), Headmasters Association (Vice-President 1978-1979), Scroll and Key Society. Clubs: Fence (Yale).

Connections

Married Nancy Lois Roberts, April. Children: Sidney Norwood, Alexis Charles, Diana, Christopher Philip.

father:
Sidney Norwood Towle

mother:
Hazel W.M. (Safford) Towle

spouse:
Nancy Lois Roberts

children:
Sidney Norwood Towle

Alexis Charles Towle

Diana Towle

Christopher Philip Towle