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Albert Reymann, engineer
Albert Reymann, engineer

Albert C. Reymann, a retired Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory mechanical engineer who led a team that helped create the forerunner of the global navigation and positioning systems in use today, died Monday of heart disease at Gilchrist Center Howard County. The longtime Catonsville resident was 85. Born in Baltimore and raised on Homestead Street near Clifton Park, he was the son of Hildebert Reymann, a Revere Copper and Brass supervisor, and Helen Reymann, a homemaker. He attended St. Bernard School and was a 1944 Polytechnic Institute graduate. Days after his high school graduation, he joined the Army Corps of Engineers and served in Egypt during World War II. He left the service...