George Hammond Retired B&O worker

November 09, 1990

Services for George N. Hammond, a retired general car foreman for the Baltimore and Ohio railroad, will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Leroy C. and Russell M. Witzke Funeral Home, 1630 Edmondson Ave., Catonsville.

Mr. Hammond, who was 94 and lived in the Charlestown Retirement Community, died Tuesday at St. Agnes Hospital of pneumonia and complications.

He retired in 1961 after working for the railroad for 50 years.

A native of Baltimore, he attended the Polytechnic Institute and served in the Navy during World War I. He was a member of the Morrell Park Post of the American Legion.

He was a former master of the Palestine Lodge of the Masons, a former patron of the Palestine Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and a member of the Scottish Rite, Boumi Temple and the Catonsville Shrine Club.

His first wife, the former Eleanor Darby, died in 1967.

He is survived by his wife, the former Dorothy Ludwig; a niece and three nephews.

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