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Edmund P. Marsden, marketing executive
Edmund P. Marsden, marketing executive

Edmund P. Marsden, a retired International Business Machines marketing executive who enjoyed owning and driving Porsche sports cars, died March 6 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville of congestive heart failure. He was 82. The son of Thomas J. Marsden, a civil engineer, and Nell Plowden Marsden, a teacher, Edmund Plowden Marsden was born in Washington and raised in the city's Foxhall Village neighborhood. Mr. Marsden was a 1950 graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School in Irvington and earned a bachelor's degree in 1954 from Georgetown University. "My father mainly considered himself a Washingtonian and Southern Marylander but had fond memories of taking the B&O...