William T. Murray III, a retired First National Bank of Maryland executive, history buff and an adventurous traveler who even survived a shipwreck, died July 16 of complications from Parkinson's disease at his Cumberstone home near Harwood in Anne Arundel County.
He was 84.
The son of William T. Murray Jr., a farmer, and Edmonia Colhoun Murray, a homemaker, William Talbot Murray III was born in Washington and raised on his family's West River farm.
After graduating in 1950 from St. Andrew's School in Middletown, Del., he earned a bachelor's degree in 1954 in economics from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., where he was a member of Alpha Delta Phi.
He served in...