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.