Charles C. Baum, president of United Holdings and an adviser to professional athletes, charities and arts organizations, died of pancreatic cancer Oct. 24 at his Severna Park home. He was 73.
Born in Montgomery, Ala., he was the son of Max Baum, who had interests in banking and insurance, and Josephine Baum, a homemaker.
Charles C. Baum earned a bachelor's degree from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, where he was named to Phi Beta Kappa. He then received a master's degree at the Harvard University School of Business. He was a 1979 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law.
He initially worked in finance at Loeb,...