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Thomas J. Myers Sr., National Bohemian beer executive, dies

Thomas J. Myers Sr., National Bohemian beer executive, dies

Thomas James Myers Sr., a retired National Brewing Co. executive, died of lung cancer Oct. 2 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Timonium resident was 80.

Born in Baltimore and raised on Massachusetts Avenue, he was the son of Talmadge Myers and his wife, Mary. He was a 1954 graduate of Polytechnic Institute, where he played baseball, football, basketball and ice hockey. Family members said he received an offer from the Washington Senators but declined in order to attend the University of Maryland, College Park and play football. A tackle, he was on the 1956 team that lost to the University of Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl.

"One of his teachers at Poly advised him to continue in...

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