25 Years Ago* H. Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire and a...


June 11, 1995|By Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

25 Years Ago

* H. Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire and a 1953 graduate of the Naval Academy, has been elected chairman of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors. -- The Sun, July 3, 1970.

* A slick of heavy, black oil, which apparently originated in a spill at the Humble Oil Company's Canton terminal, was floating past Gibson Island last night. -- The Sun, July 15, 1970.

* Maj. Constantine Albans was reportedly relieved as officer representative to the midshipman humor magazine, The Log, after it printed a political cartoon which was reportedly critical of Sen. Margaret Chase Smith of Maine. -- The Sun, July 17, 1970.

* The population of Anne Arundel County has increased by about 40 percent in 10 years, according to the Census Bureau. -- The Sun, July 24, 1970.

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