Harold Emory Carl Jr., 72, engineer, curio collector

July 16, 2004

Harold Emory Carl Jr., a retired civil engineer and curio collector, died of cancer Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The Ruxton resident was 72.

Mr. Carl was born in Baltimore and raised in Towson and Loch Raven. He was a 1949 graduate of Polytechnic Institute and attended the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied engineering.

Mr. Carl went to work for the highway department of the Baltimore County Department of Public Works in 1950. He retired in 1993.

He was a member of the Paint and Powder Club for 20 years and Maryland Artist Equity. He enjoyed collecting glass paperweights and miniature elephants. He was also an avid reader and liked reading history and biography.

Services were held Wednesday at Stella Maris.

Mr. Carl is survived by his wife of 43 years, the former Susan O'Brien; two sons, Harold Emory "Chip" Carl III of Miami, and Mark R. Carl of Ruxton; and a sister, Lane Schermerhorn-Huber of Timonium.

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