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James A. Hunt, newspaper copy editor for The Baltimore Sun, NY Times and others, dies

James A. Hunt, newspaper copy editor for The Baltimore Sun, NY Times and others, dies

James Anthony Hunt, a retired copy editor who worked with daily newspapers in Baltimore, Washington and New York, died of complications of diabetes Nov. 6 at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, N.J. The former Towson resident was 70.

Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Gerard Hunt, a Baker Whitely steamship towing company executive, and his wife, Mildred Hoos, a homemaker.

He was a 1966 graduate of Towson High School, where he sang in the school choir and performed in musicals, including a production of “Mikado.”

He obtained a bachelor’s degree in communication from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

He became a copy editor...

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