Published in The Washington Post on Jan. 25, 2017
JOHN FREEMAN CASWELL (Age 92)
September 9, 1924 - January 22, 2017
Died on Sunday, January 22, 2017 in his home after a
He was the son of the late Beatrice Freeman and
Charles Caswell from Troy, NY. He was born on
August 9, 1924 at Sibley Hospital in Washington, DC
and graduated from Central High School (1942) as
president of his class. He studied at Princeton University
on a full scholarship and graduated in 1945.
He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army from 1941-
1943 during the occupation of Japan and the liberation
of the Philippines. He worked in foreign services as a
member of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for 25 years.
He will be remembered as an intelligent, kind, respectful and wonderful person by his
family and friends. He will be greatly missed.
Relatives and friends are invited to call at Joseph Gawler's Sons, LLC., 5130 Wisconsin
Avenue, N.W. (corner of Harrison Street), Washington, DC on Thursday January 26,
2017 from 1 to 3 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial and interment services will take place in Troy, NY at a later
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