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Charles N. 'Chuck' Curlett Sr., businessman

Charles N. 'Chuck' Curlett Sr., businessman

Charles N. “Chuck” Curlett Sr., a Baltimore businessman who worked in fleet leasing and real estate, died Sunday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Ruxton resident was 70.

The son of John N. Curlett Sr., chairman of the board of McCormick & Co., and Sarah Gilbert Neilson, Charles Neilson Curlett was born in Baltimore and raised on Springlake Way in Homeland.

He was a 1965 graduate of St. Paul’s School, where he played lacrosse. He attended the University of Richmond for a year and earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Baltimore.

Mr. Curlett spent 27 years in sales for Peterson, Howell and Heather, and rose to become executive vice...

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