T.E. Marburger, BG&E official, retired in 1965

July 17, 1993|By Staff Report

Thomas E. Marburger, retired vice president for engineering at the Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., died Monday of heart failure at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

The 92-year-old Baltimore native moved to Florida after his retirement in 1965.

He had begun his career at BG&E as a student apprentice in 1922.

While on leave from the company in 1951, he served as director of the Materials and Equipment Division of the Defense Electric Power Administration at the Department of the Interior. He had been an officer in the Maryland National Guard in the 1920s.

He had been a member of the Maryland Academy of Sciences, American Meteorological Association, National Fire Protection Association and the Engineering Society of Baltimore and other engineering groups.

A graduate of the Polytechnic Institute, he earned an electrical engineering degree with honors at the Johns Hopkins University, where he was a member of the Hopkins Club and Hopkins Engineers Club.

He served on the board of the old Girls Latin School and was a member of the Citizens Planning and Housing Association and the Baltimore Association of Commerce.

In addition, he was a member of the German Society, St. George's Society, Star-Spangled Banner Flag House Association, YMCA, Doric Lodge of the Masons, Scottish and York Rite and Boumi Temple.

He also belonged to the Fishing Club of America, the Ocean City Marlin Club and the Chesapeake Bay Fishing Association.

His first wife, the former Dorothy E. Stevens, died in 1977. His second wife, the former P. Maxine Sandine, died in 1991.

Services were to be conducted at 10:30 a.m. today at the Leroy M. and Russell C. Witzke Funeral Home, 1630 Edmondson Ave., Catonsville.

Mr. Marburger's survivors include two daughters, Betty Ann Umbach of Fort Lauderdale and Kate A. Stevens of Atlanta; a sister, Gertrue M. Dennis of Gaithersburg; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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