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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • John Stewart Morton Jr., real estate and insurance executive, dies

    John Stewart Morton Jr., real estate and insurance executive, dies
    John Stewart Morton Jr., a retired real estate and insurance executive, died Aug. 3 of kidney failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former Owings Mills resident was 92. The son of a real estate broker and a homemaker, Mr....
  • Wilbur O. Miller, career Army officer, dies

    Wilbur O. Miller, a career Army officer who fought in World War II and Korea, died Aug. 6 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. He was 95. Born and raised in Baltimore, he was a 1934 graduate of Polytechnic...
  • L. Patrick Deering, accountant, dies

    L. Patrick Deering, accountant, dies
    L. Patrick Deering, a retired accountant and insurance executive who worked behind the scenes on behalf of cultural, educational and philanthropic causes, died of leukemia Sunday at his Ruxton home. He was 88. Born on a cattle and dairy farm in County...
  • Mathilde B. "Mimi" Lee, former acting first lady of Maryland, dies at 91

    Mathilde B. "Mimi" Lee, former acting first lady of Maryland, dies at 91
    Mathilde B. "Mimi" Lee, who as the wife of Lt. Gov. Blair Lee III eschewed the political pomp and circumstance of Annapolis for the fields and woods where she could hike, canoe and swim, died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at Laurel Regional...
  • From Baltimore to Broadway to Hollywood

    Over the years, many noted actors, such as Mildred Natwick, Edward Everett Horton, Mildred Dunnock, Charley Chase, Francis X. Bushman, Anita Gillette and Josh Charles, have hailed from Baltimore, and their paths to stardom often began by treading the...
  • Howard County seniors notes

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  • What makes Broadway revivals tick

    What makes Broadway revivals tick
    When "South Pacific" opened on Broadway in 1949, it galvanized the public and the press. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical went on to run for five years, chalking up more than 1,900 performances. And when "South Pacific" received its first full-fledged...
  • Charles Leo Coyle

    Charles Leo Coyle
    Charles Leo Coyle, a retired advertising executive for the Hecht Co. and the News American who was a World War II dive bomber, died of kidney disease Sept. 23 at the Hospice House of Williamsburg, Va. He was 88 and had lived in Towson for many years....
  • 300-foot-long Coast Guard tall ship visits Inner Harbor

    300-foot-long Coast Guard tall ship visits Inner Harbor
    The Eagle never slips into port unnoticed. With video camera-toting parents, teary-eyed spouses and squealing children filling the Inner Harbor's brick walkway to greet the nearly 300-foot-long Coast Guard tall ship, Friday was no exception. "Oh my...
  • MLK Memorial shows dedication to the dream

    MLK Memorial shows dedication to the dream
    Back in 1963, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his now famous "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington, the National Mall overflowed with people who'd traveled from near and far seeking equality for all Americans. Almost a half-...
  • Barr Harris

    Barr Harris
    Barney "Barr" Harris, who was born above his father's Howard Street cabinetmaking business and turned it into a successful antiques auction house, died of dementia complications Thursday at Arden Court in Pikesville. The longtime Bolton Hill resident...
  • Renaissance Institute lures seniors to College of Notre Dame

    They might not have had new backpacks and lunch boxes, but these students were as excited as any to get back in the classroom. Mature voices echoed in Fourier Hall on the campus of the College of Notre Dame of Maryland as the Renaissance Institute, a...