Carroll W. Royston, lawyer, ex-lawmaker

August 13, 1991

Carroll W. Royston, a lawyer and former state legislator, died at his Lutherville home of complications due to circulatory and kidney failure. He was 77.

Services for Mr. Royston will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Towson United Methodist Church Chapel, 501 Hampton Lane.

The Sparrows Point native attended Gettysburg College and the University of Baltimore Law School, where he received his degree in 1938.

Mr. Royston worked as a trial magistrate in Dundalk between 1947 and 1950. He was a member of the House of Delegates from 1950 to 1953.

Mr. Royston is survived by his wife of 51 years, the former Mary Catherine Davis; a daughter, Jane R. Walker, and two brothers, Claude and Charles Royston, all of Baltimore; a sister, Delmar Hanna of Rehoboth Beach, Del.; and a grandson, Thomas R. Keratzes of Baltimore.

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