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Robert E. Hecht Sr., savings and loan executive, dies

Robert E. Hecht Sr., savings and loan executive, dies

Robert E. Hecht Sr., former chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the old Baltimore Federal Financial and a supporter and board president of Catholic Charities, died Saturday of congestive heart failure and coronary artery disease at the Charlestown retirement community in Catonsville.

The former Hunting Ridge and Canton resident was 91.

Robert Earl Hecht Sr. was the son of Frank C. Hecht, a real estate professional and mortgage banker, and Kathryn V. Hecht, who was also a real estate professional and, with her husband, owned and operated Hecht Real Estate.

He was born and raised in Chicago, and graduated from Loyola Academy in Chicago.

He attended...

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