Thomas H. Broadus Jr., 60, Price director

August 22, 1998|By Robert Hilson Jr. | Robert Hilson Jr.,SUN STAFF

Thomas H. Broadus Jr., a managing director of T. Rowe Price Associates and a patron of local civic and educational organizations, died Monday while on vacation in Europe. Mr. Broadus, 60, lived in Baltimore and had a summer residence in Nantucket.

Mr. Broadus joined the downtown investment company in 1966 and was vice president of its Equity Income Fund, executive vice president of the Blue Chip Growth Fund and vice president and a trustee of the Associates Foundation.

He was named managing director in 1989.

A native of Knoxville, Tenn., Mr. Broadus earned a bachelor's degree from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., in 1959; a master's of business administration from the Harvard Business School in 1961; and a master's degree in liberal arts from the Johns Hopkins University in 1971.

He also completed the Stanford Executive Program and had achieved accreditations as a chartered investment counselor and the chartered financial analyst.

Mr. Broadus was a trustee for the Baltimore Community Foundation, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Walters Art Gallery and Washington and Lee University.

He served on the finance committee of the Robert Garrett Fund for the Surgical Treatment of Children and chaired the investment committees of the Baltimore Community Foundation and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

He was a former board member of the Gilman and Bryn Mawr schools, and once taught courses at the University of Tennessee and Loyola College.

Mr. Broadus served in the Navy from 1961 to 1964.

He is survived by his wife, the former Elizabeth Harshbarger, whom he married in 1964; a son, Thomas H. Broadus III of Philadelphia; a daughter, Lucy Eastwood Broadus of Baltimore; and a brother, Arthur Broadus of New Haven, Conn.

A memorial service is planned for next month.

Pub Date: 8/22/98

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