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Anonymous (not verified)

February 21, 2020

Dear family,
I met John in NY around 1998 when I visiting with my brother. We played pool with him and had a good laugh. What I can remember is that I tried to give him advise about dutch banking stock ING but he said that I still had learn a lot about stocks. We met a very open and friendly NYer. I attached a picture where Me and my brother are standing on the Brooklyn bridge with the card John gave me. Just recently I found out that John was in one of the twins on the morning of the attack. I feel sad but the pooling memory with is still there.
Warm regards, Martijn Boon.

Posted by Martijn Boon

Anonymous (not verified)

February 21, 2020

My wife and I had the pleasure to live next door to John at 534 East 83rd street in manhattan. We used to have beers with him and laugh a lot. What a great guy. He was about to embark on marriage to a great girl as well and he wanted a family. This was in the late 90 s and we kept in contact with him after we moved. I hope God has a special place for you in heaven. you were a great guy!!

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David L (not verified)

September 11, 2023

I shared a Hamptons share with Axe in 1998. He always seem to be a very nice guy. I remember he had Porsche 911 and he enjoyed playing golf. I was very saddened that he was a victim. What a shame - he will be missed.

Posted by David L.

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In Remembrance
Place of Residence:
New York, NY
Location on 9/11:
Sandler O'Neil & Partners | Vice President in Equities

John F. McDowell Jr., GSB ’91 worked at Sandler O’Neill- but before that he was a caddy in the Hamptons. When he saw a man who had interviewed him on the golf course, he was so enthusiastic about the job that the interviewer said if he stopped talking, he could start Monday morning. A lover of fine dressing, he was finally able to buy a Brooks Brothers suit for work. He was engaged at the time of his death.