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George P. Kell, a retired advertising agency copy director and outdoorsman, dies

George P. Kell, a retired advertising agency copy director and outdoorsman, dies

George P. Kell, a retired advertising agency copy director who earlier held posts with Project HOPE and a Washington, D.C., hospital, died March 16 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease at St. Francis Center, a Darby, Pa., nursing home.

The former Federal Hill resident was 80.

George Philip Kell, the son of Lewis Earl Kell, a Bethlehem Steel Shipbuilding Corp. Sparrows Point foreman, and Irma R. Kell, a Baltimore County public schools teacher and administrator, was born at his grandmother’s home on Dorsey Avenue in Essex.

He was raised in homes on Magnolia Terrace and Mace Avenue in Essex, and was a 1956 graduate of the Polytechnic Institute, where he played lacrosse...

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