Bowdoin Alumnus and Partner Leave Bowdoin $17.3 Million

Bion Cram '37

The estates of Bion Cram, a member of the Class of 1937, and his longtime partner John McCoy have bequeathed Bowdoin gifts totaling more than $17. 3 million, representing the most generous estate gifts ever made to the College. Cram, a retired stockbroker who lived in Kennebunk, Maine, and Indialantic, Fla., died in December 2008 at the age of 93.


  1. Stephen Gonzalez says:

    A great alumni that has and will continue to have a huge impact on the College’s success. He will most definitely inspire the generations of philanthropists yet to come.

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