George T. Cord Jr.

[Age 90] The owner of a data processing firm was also a charter boat captain.

November 03, 2007

George T. Cord Jr., a retired owner of a medical records data processing firm and a licensed charter boat captain, died Tuesday of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 90.

Mr. Cord was born in Baltimore and raised on Robb Street. He was a graduate of Baltimore public schools.

He enlisted in the Army Air Forces and spent the war years in China as an aircraft mechanic repairing B-29 bombers.

After the war, he returned to Baltimore and worked for many years as a salesman for Remington Rand before establishing Microfilm Associates in the 1970s.

He sold the business in the early 1990s and retired.

He was a longtime resident of Jacksonville in Baltimore County, and had lived at the Mercy Ridge retirement community in Timonium since 2000.

Mr. Cord was a licensed charter boat captain. For years, he took fishing parties out of Ocean City aboard his boat, the Sea Dove.

Mr. Cord was a collector of antique guns and an avid waterfowl hunter.

His wife of 25 years, the former Laurie Guttberlette, died in 1995.

Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Stella Maris Chapel, 2300 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson.

Surviving are a sister, Dorothy C. Morgan of Bel Air; two nieces; and a special friend, Frederica "Ricky" Harvey of Timonium.

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