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Henry Ford
Albert H. Ford, rose grower
Albert H. Ford, rose grower

Albert H. Ford, a retired Bendix Field Engineering Corp. executive who was a noted Maryland rosarian, died Jan. 3 of pneumonia at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 90. The son of a newspaperman and a homemaker, Albert Henry Ford was born in Atlanta and raised in Norfolk, Va., where he graduated in 1940 from Maury High School. He briefly attended Old Dominion University in Norfolk before enlisting in the Navy during World War II, where he completed flight school at the naval air station in Pensacola, Fla. Mr. Ford spent the war years as a flight instructor at various stateside naval air stations and was discharged in 1945. While attending William & Mary...