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David S. Ridgely Jr., construction company vice president

David S. Ridgely Jr., construction company vice president

David S. Ridgely Jr., a retired White Construction Co. vice president and avid waterfowl hunter, died April 21 of pancreatic cancer at his condominium at Cattail Cove in Cambridge. He was 92.

The son of D. Stewart Ridgely Sr., an Equitable Trust Co. vice president, and Dorothy Powell Ridgely, a sportswoman, David Stewart Ridgely was born in Baltimore and raised at his family's 200-acre Fallow Field Farm, in Dulaney Valley.

The farm — which had been given to his grandfather — had originally been a part of Hampton Mansion, the ancestral home of the Ridgely family from 1745 to 1948, from whom he was descended. His father was the last member of the family to be born at Hampton...

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