Earl F. Myers, 97, city Chamber official

April 19, 2004

Earl F. Myers, a retired Chamber of Commerce official, died of pneumonia Tuesday at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. The Edgewood resident was 97.

Born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown, where he lived for many years, he attended public schools and earned a diploma from Strayer's Business School.

In 1924, he joined the Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce at Commerce and Water streets. He retired in 1974 as secretary and treasurer of its grain exchange.

Mr. Myers enjoyed listening to Orioles games on radio and television. He was a former member of Our Lady of Pompei Roman Catholic Church in Highlandtown and the Knights of Columbus.

His wife of 30 years, the former Agnes Hales, died in 1965.

Services were held Friday in Abingdon.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary C. Fogle of Edgewood; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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