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Irwin D. 'Irdie' Cromwell, businessman

Irwin D. 'Irdie' Cromwell, businessman

Irwin D. "Irdie" Cromwell, former co-owner of a Baltimore cabinet and millwork business, died of heart failure Dec. 4 at his Santa Fe, N.M., home.

The former Ruxton and Clarksville resident was 91.

The son of William Kennedy Cromwell and Margaret Cromwell, Irwin Dunn Cromwell was born in Baltimore and raised on Brightside Road in Ruxton.

He attended Gilman School and Loyola High School, then was drafted into the Army at age 18 during World War II, family members said. He served in Europe with an artillery unit.

After the war, he obtained his General Educational Development certificate and entered Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. He graduated in...