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Bruce P. Wilson, bank president

Bruce P. Wilson, bank president

Bruce Page Wilson, former president of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co., who earlier had been president of the old Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad, died July 5 of complications from a stroke at Nubbin Ridge, his Green Spring Valley home, where he had lived for more than half a century.

He was 92.

"Bruce Wilson was a very strong and ethical person. He had it all," said H. Grant Hathaway, former chairman and chief executive officer of the old Equitable Trust Bank. "He was ... a terrific competitor."

Mr. Wilson was born and raised in Binghamton, N.Y., where his father was mayor and a banker with an interest in railroads and his mother was a...

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