The Carroll County Sun News Profile of the Week


Name: James H. Glazier

Honored by The Carroll County Sun for: Winning the Lions Club's highest honor, the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award

Age: 56

Residence; hometown: Mount Airy

Education: 1952 graduate of Anacostia High School in Washington; received an associate degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, Prince George's County, through the law enforcement assistance program; numerous courses in locksmithing and security systems

Family: Wife: Shirley, 54, homemaker; sons James "Buddy" Jr., 34, owner of Infestation Controlin Rockville, Montgomery County; David, 31, owner of Wood Visions Construction Co. in Montgomery County; Allen, 33, a certified mechanic with Hunter Wheel Alignment; Michael, 24, a Montgomery County firefighter; four grandchildren

Activities/hobbies: Owner of Security Plus Locksmith in Mount Airy; retired in 1978 as a Montgomery County police lieutenant; works with the Lions Club in Mount Airy; former international vice president, former national secretary, former state president and former wildlife achievement president of the Izaak Walton League of America

Accomplishments: Being in a position to volunteer and do things that he believes government can't do; living to age 56; being a policeman for 20 years

Recipient's comments: "I was very humbled. I didn't think I deserved it. There's not enough tax money to do everything that needs to be done and I think volunteer, church and civic groups should do more. I moved to Mount Airy five years ago, and I want to work for it. Government can't do it all, and I'm not sure that they should."

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