Frederick M. Maguire, 87, mail center postmaster

September 05, 2002

Frederick Milton Maguire, a retired postmaster of a Prince George's County mail processing center and American Legion official, died Tuesday of a respiratory ailment at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. He was 87 and had lived in the Glendale section of Baltimore County.

Mr. Maguire joined the U.S. Postal Service in 1939 and held management positions in the Washington regional office. He retired in 1984 as manager-postmaster of the Prince George's Sectional Center.

Born in Baltimore and raised on 41st Street, he was a 1933 City College graduate. He attended the Johns Hopkins University.

Mr. Maguire served in the Navy during World War II and in the Korean War, and was discharged as a chief petty officer.

He was a former president of the Parkville Kiwanis and was a former post commander of the Parkville American Legion.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, the former Mildred "Mac" Kline; a sister, Evelyn M. Collomb of Catonsville; and a nephew and niece.

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