Yale '62 - Obituaries - Berthold H. Waldorf

Berthold H. Waldorf

Born: July 23, 1940
Died: October 21, 1970

Berthold Waldorf was born on Staten Island, New York. He came to Yale from Manhassett High School on Long Island. At Yale he was a resident of Timothy Dwight College. Bert was an Electrical Engineering major, on the Dean's List and a Ranking Scholar. He ran track on both the Freshman and Varsity teams.

Following graduation, Berthold attended the Harvard Business School and obtained his MBA in 1964. Thereafter, he was employed with Industrial Nucleonics in Columbus, Ohio before joining Waldorf Equity Research, a New York investment company.

Berthold died October 21, 1970, at the age of 30 after a short illness. He was survived by his widow, the former Wendy Farrel, and three children, Christopher born in 1966, Leslie Tracy born in 1968, and Laura Denise born in 1970.

Berthold was a founding trustee of the Mead School for Human Development in Greenwich, Connecticut. He resided in Greenwich at the time of his death.