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Richard Froehlinger, rivers and harbors specialist, dies

Richard Froehlinger, rivers and harbors specialist, dies

Richard A. Froehlinger Jr., a retired waters and harbor construction specialist who was a World War II veteran, died of complications of an infection Dec. 8 at his daughter’s Towson home. He was 95.

Born in Baltimore and raised on St. Albans Way, he was the son of Richard A. Froehlinger, president of the Arundel Corp., and his wife, Elizabeth Waldhauser. He was a nephew of Frank Furst, a Democratic Party leader who founded the family maritime construction and building materials firm.

He attended Mount Washington Country School for Boys and was a 1941 graduate of Calvert Hall College High School. He was a pre-law student at the University of Baltimore when he joined the Army...