Harvey Russell McConnell, Jr. ’49

Harvey Russell McConnell, Jr. ’49, of Midhurst, England, died April 10. Born in Gaston County on Aug. 18, 1928, he was the son of the late Dr. Harvey Russell McConnell and Ruby Yates McConnell. He graduated from Davidson and was a journalist, beginning his career working in Raleigh. He then moved to New York, where he worked for International News Service. He moved to London, where he worked for Reuters News Service and also wrote articles for the Lancet. He ended his career writing medical articles for various medical journals including The Medical Post in Canada. Harvey is survived by his wife, Anne; son, Mark Bernard, and grandson, Maxwell; and daughter, Charlotte Anne. He is also survived by a sister, Sally McConnell Robinson, 2633 Sheffield Dr., Gastonia, NC 28054. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ann Leggett; a son, Bruce Ashley McConnell; a daughter-in-law, Rachel McConnell; and a brother, Benedict Yates McConnell ’51.