Harry W. Beggs Agricultural agent

January 23, 1991

Services for Harry W. Beggs, a retired agricultural extension agent for Dorchester County, will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Thomas Funeral Home in Cambridge.

Mr. Beggs, who was 88 and lived in Cambridge, died Sunday at the Dorchester General Hospital after an illness of a month.

He had worked for the Agricultural Extension Service since 1935, when he became an assistant county agent for Garrett, Allegany and Washington counties. He was a Dorchester County agent from 1943 until his retirement in 1964. He also was an associate professor of agriculture at the University of Maryland.

Later, he was a consultant to the Maryland National Bank.

A native of the Westminster area, he was educated there and graduated from the University of Maryland in 1928.

He did graduate work at the Pennsylvania State University and taught at the high school in Accident before becoming an assistant county agent.

He is survived by his wife, the former Isabelle Harrison; three daughters, Margaret B. Turner of Timonium, Shirley H. Urgo of Palm Beach, Fla., and Faye H. Bent of Annapolis; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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