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Charles A. Reese
Charles A. Reese

Charles A. Reese, an education lawyer who was a founding partner of Reese & Kane and co-author of the Howard County Code in the early 1970s, died Thursday of a massive stroke at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The longtime Ellicott City resident was 88. "He was a dear friend and colleague, and he led an exemplary personal and professional life," said his former law partner, retired Howard County Circuit Judge Raymond J. Kane. "He was a delightful guy and a joy to be with. He was very low-key and had a way of letting you know what his position was," said Judge Kane. "I don't know anybody who didn't have a kind word for Charlie...