The College is saddened to report that Fellow Commoner Professor Christopher Stoneman has died.

Born in 1927, Christopher graduated from Sidney Sussex in 1949 with a degree in law. After a few years teaching in Britain he emigrated to the United States, where, after further studies at the University of Virginia Law School, he became a successful attorney in Vermont and New Hampshire.

Christopher was the brains behind the Sidney Sussex Foundation, founded in 1973. The Foundation introduced Sidney to American-style fundraising and alumni relations. In recognition of this work in 1977 he was elected as a Fellow Commoner. The Foundation is described in detail in Pheon 26.

The Vermont Standard has published an obituary to Christopher Stoneman.

This is an archived news story, first posted in 2011.

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