Jefferson's Rowing Heritage
Alden 'Zeke' Sanborn
After receiving his aviator wings at the Pensacola naval air facility, he supported the development of torpedo planes and dive bombers for the United States Navy. He continued in support of aircraft and aircraft carrier maintenance during and after World War II, until 1951 when he retired from the United States Navy as a captain. On March 23, 1940, Sanborn married Marjorie Stewart (1911–1987). Together they had two sons, Alden Ream Sanborn Jr. and Donald Stewart Sanborn. Sanborn died on December 1, 1991 in Charlotte Hall, Maryland and was buried alongside his wife in Arlington National Cemetery.