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Russell L. Hawes, agricultural economist, dies

Russell L. Hawes, agricultural economist, dies

Russell L. Hawes, a retired federal government economist and World War II veteran, died July 25 of pneumonia at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. He was 93.

The son of Russell C. Hawes, a marketing professor in the agricultural extension service of the University of Maryland, and Amey M. Peck, a homemaker, Russell Llewellyn Hawes was born in East Providence, R.I., and raised in Cumberland, R.I., where he graduated from Cumberland High School.

His college studies at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston were interrupted when he entered the Army Air Forces in 1943. Trained as a pilot, he was sent to navigation school and completed training as a bomber...

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