grad killed on plane which hit first tower
Filipov, an engineer and a 1950 grad of Walkerville C.I., was on
the plane that hit the first World Trade Tower last Sept. 11. A
resident of Concord, Mass., Alexander leaves family behind in Windsor,
including nephew Robert Filipov and brother John Filipov, in addition
to his widow and three sons in Concord.
Usually, Alexander flew on Delta Airlines during his frequent business
trips to Los Angeles but inexplicably changed plans at the last
minute, ending up aboard the fated Flight 11.
Son of Windsor carpenter Jivco Jim Filipov, Alexander
was an A-student at Walkerville as well as a member of the football
and rifle teams. He began designing and testing inventions as a
student, including a device able to locate mineral deposits from