Stephen G. Cary (1915-2002) graduated from Germantown Friends School in 1933. He received a bachelor's degree in economics with a minor in chemistry from Haverford in 1937 and a master's in international administration from Columbia University in 1943. He was a conscientious objector during World War II and served in the Civilian Public Service from 1942-1946. Between 1946 and 1969, Cary was an integral part of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC). With Willis Weatherford, he served as chief of American Quaker Relief Operations in Europe from 1946-1948, overseeing work in 10 countries dealing with the aftermath of World War II. Cary was chairman of the AFSC from 1979-1991. Cary began his service to Haverford College as a member of the Board of Managers from 1955-1969. In 1969 he joined the staff as vice president of development, and became vice president of finance and development in 1974. He was named acting president of Haverford from 1977-1978. He served as senior vice president of the College from 1979-81 and was clerk of Haverford's faculty meetings during these three years.
From the guide to the Stephen G. Cary papers, 1930-2002, (Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections)