George Chimples, 92, of Maple Shade, a Philadelphia corporate lawyer who retired in 1991, died Tuesday, March 18, at Kennedy University Hospital in Washington Township.
Born in Canton, Ohio, Mr. Chimples served as an Army Air Corps pilot in Europe during World War II.
After flying antisubmarine patrols from Northern Ireland, Mr. Chimples flew B-24 bombers from England on 30 long-range missions over Germany and earned the Distinguished Flying Cross, said his wife, Eileen.
He earned a bachelor's at Princeton University in 1951, where he was a member of the Cannon Club. He was a chairman and then president of the club's selection process and vice chairman of the school's interclub council.