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Leonard A. Siems

Leonard A. Siems

Leonard A. Siems, founder of Siems Rental & Sales Co. Inc., a heavy construction equipment rental firm, died May 7 of a heart attack at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 86.

"He enjoyed the equipment rental business and wanted to become a leader in the business. and became one," said Marvin W. Abbott, former president of Siems Rental & Sales Co. Inc. "He became one of the top leaders in the area."

The son of Leonard Arnold Augustus Siems, a banker who was vice chairman of the Suburban Trust Co., and Marie Wekenman Siems, a homemaker, Leonard Arnold Siems was born in Baltimore and raised in Roland Park.

He was in the Class of 1946 at...