Paul G. Hartman, a retired Baltimore maritime executive and horseman, died Oct. 13 of heart failure at his Hydes farm.
He was 81.
The son of a barber and a homemaker, Mr. Hartman was born in Baltimore and raised above his father's shop in the 700 block of S. Broadway.
A master barber at 16, he attended Patterson High School and worked with his father until being drafted into the Navy in 1951, serving aboard the cruiser USS Albany as a barber.
After being discharged in 1955, he briefly returned to barbering until establishing a maritime fumigating company in the early 1960s. He had contracts fumigating ships in the ports of Baltimore, Wilmington, Del., and...