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Morton C. Pollack, attorney and son of political boss

Morton C. Pollack, attorney and son of political boss

Morton C. Pollack, an attorney who served in the General Assembly and was the son of a well-known political boss, died of a heart attack Aug. 24 at Mercy Hospital in Key Biscayne, Fla. The former Ivymount Road resident was 88.

Born in Baltimore and raised on Anoka Avenue, he was the son of James H. “Jack” Pollack, a key player in Baltimore’s politics in the 1940s, and his wife, the former Carita Blondheim.

He was a 1947 graduate of McDonogh School, where he played basketball and was captain of the school’s tennis team.

He studied pre-law at the University of Maryland, College Park, and later studied at then-Western Maryland College — now McDaniel College — and the...

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