Hirschell P. Martin, 77, veteran, NSA...

October 28, 1998

Hirschell P. Martin, 77, veteran, NSA administrator

Hirschell P. Martin, a decorated World War II combat veteran and former National Security Agency administrator, died Sunday a heart attack at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He was 77 and lived in Glen Burnie.

Mr. Martin retired in 1977 from the NSA, where he had worked as an administrator for 32 years.

Born and raised in Kittanning, Pa., where he graduated from high school, Mr. Martin came to Baltimore in 1941 and worked as a clerk for Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co.

He enlisted in the Army in 1942, and served with the 80th Infantry Division at the Battle of the Bulge and later helped liberate several concentration camps. He was discharged in 1945 with the rank of staff sergeant. His decorations included the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

He was an active member of St. Johns Lutheran Church in Brooklyn where he had been treasurer for 12 years. He also worked with cancer patients, transporting them in his car to hospital or doctor's appointments.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today at St. Johns Lutheran Church, 3rd Street and Washburn Avenue, Brooklyn.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, the former Anna May Gretsinger; two sons, Barry Wayne Martin of Pasadena and Roger Philip Martin of Glen Burnie; two daughters, Robin Lynne Simmons of Mount Airy and Bonnie Anne Mulligan of Lanham; and nine grandchildren.

David Glick, 73, lawyer and congressional counsel

David Glick, who practiced law in Annapolis for 17 years and had earlier served as counsel to several U.S. House of Representatives committees, died Saturday of multi-system atrophy. The Edgewater resident was 73.

Mr. Glick began practicing law in Baltimore in the early 1950s, and in 1956 returned to Washington when he went to work for the House of Representatives. He served as counsel to various committees, including Banking and Currency and the Subcommittee on Housing. He also worked on the presidential campaigns of John F. Kennedy and Hubert H. Humphrey and was a charter member of the Capitol Hill Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

After leaving Washington in 1976, he settled in Annapolis where he conducted a general law practice with an emphasis on family law. He retired in 1973.

He was a member of the Maryland Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, Anne Arundel County Bar Association and the Annapolis Business Coalition.

Born in Baltimore and reared in Washington, Mr. Glick was a 1943 graduate of McKinley High School. During World War II, he served with the 14th Armored Division in the European theater of operations. He was discharged as a private in 1945.

Mr. Glick earned his bachelor's and law degrees from Catholic University of America and the school's Columbus School of Law.

He was a lifelong member of B'nai B'rith and the Masons. He was a past member of Temple Israel in Silver Spring and of Kneseth Israel in Annapolis. At his death, he was a member of Congregation Kol Ami.

Services were held Monday.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, the former Deborah Ford; three sons, Robert Glick of Baltimore, Mark Glick of Laurel and Jonathan Glick of Stafford, Va.; his mother, Sophie Glick of Baltimore; a brother, Irving Glick of Silver Spring; and six grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Johns Hopkins Home Health Group, 2400 Broening Highway, Baltimore 21224.

Pub Date: 10/28/98

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