Albert Rennolds Cable, 97, insurance salesman, veteran

April 01, 2005

Albert Rennolds Cable, a retired Baltimore insurance salesman and World War II veteran, died Tuesday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Hamilton resident was 97.

Mr. Cable was born in Baltimore and raised in the Holder Avenue home in Hamilton where he had spent his entire life. He attended city public schools until eighth grade, when he left to help support his family.

During World War II, he served in Army intelligence and attained the rank of sergeant.

He worked for 50 years for Maury Donnelly & Parr Inc., a Baltimore insurance brokerage, as a licensed insurance salesman. He retired in 1972.

He was an avid stamp collector, specializing in U.S. stamps and first-day covers. He also enjoyed making home movies and reading, and was a member and former treasurer and master of Mystic Lodge of the Masons.

His wife of more than 40 years, the former Louise E. Rost, died in 1985.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Leonard J. Ruck Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road.

He is survived by two nephews and a niece.

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