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John Stewart Morton Jr., real estate and insurance executive, dies
John Stewart Morton Jr., real estate and insurance executive, dies

John Stewart Morton Jr., a retired real estate and insurance executive, died Aug. 3 of kidney failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former Owings Mills resident was 92. The son of a real estate broker and a homemaker, Mr. Morton was born in Baltimore and raised on Greenway in Guilford. He was descended from William Gambrill, who landed in Southern Maryland in 1660 and for whom the town of Gambrills in Anne Arundel County is named, and John Morton, who fought as a captain with the 4th Virginia Regiment during the Revolutionary War. Mr. Morton was a 1938 graduate of Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va., and in 1940, enlisted with Battery D, 110th Field Artillery...

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