Mr. Ossenburger is an alumni of Pencey Preparatory School whom the Ossenburger Wing of the dormitories was named after.

Biography Edit


The Ossenburger ad.

According to Holden Caulfield, Ossenburger achieved success after graduating by offering inexpensive funeral services.

Ossenburger Memorial Wing Edit

After achieving financial success, Ossenburger donated a large amount of money to Pencey and one of the wings of the new dormitories reserved for juniors and seniors was named after him. Holden Caulfield, a junior, was staying in this part of the dormitories prior to his expulsion.