Lawrence Galloway Sr., 85, sales manager

September 28, 2006

Lawrence Werner Galloway, a retired chemical sales manager, died of complications from a circulatory ailment Sept. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. The Rodgers Forge resident was 85.

Born in Baltimore and raised in Towson, he was a 1938 graduate of Towson Catholic High School, captain of its basketball team and president of its athletic association.

He earned a bachelor's degree in commerce from what is now Washington and Lee University before serving in the Navy during World War II as a bomb disposal officer. He earned a master's degree from Harvard University's business school in 1947.

After work with Coca-Cola, Sealtest Dairies, the old Baugh Chemical Co. and W.R. Grace, he became senior vice president of Terra Chemicals International in Sioux City, Iowa, before retiring about 25 years ago and returning to Baltimore.

Mr. Galloway was an enthusiastic tennis player. He also was an amateur photographer who recorded Pope John Paul II's 1995 visit to Baltimore, among other religious topics.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered Saturday at Shrine of the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, where he was a member.

Survivors include his wife of nine years, the former Grace Boggs Hartman; two sons, Lawrence W. Galloway Jr. of Edmond, Okla., and Thomas S. Galloway of Springfield, Mo.; five daughters, the Rev. Ann G. Galloway-Egge of St. Paul, Minn., Ellen Galloway-Eby of Green Forest, Ark., Susan G. Glissman of Lincoln, Neb., Judith T. Galloway of St. Paul and Jane Townsley of Frisco, Texas; two stepsons, William Hartman of Baltimore and Stephen Hartman of Silver Spring; two stepdaughters, Piper Nadelle of Carlsbad, Calif., and Mary Laslett of Sparks; and 21 grandchildren. His wife of more than 40 years, the former Jacqueline Bernard, died in 1988.

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