Michael C. Middleton dies at age 74

Maryland National Bank executive began work at the old Stewart’s department store

April 12, 2010|By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun

Michael C. Middleton, a retired executive at the old Maryland National Bank, died of multiple organ failure April 6 at Delaware Hospice in Milford, Del. The former Timonium resident was 74.

Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, he was a City College graduate and earned a business degree at the University of Maryland, College Park. He served in the Reserve Officers Training Corps.

As a young man, he was operations manager at Stewart & Co. at Howard and Lexington streets. He also helped run its York Road branch.

He then joined the old Maryland National Bank and held various positions, including senior vice president of personnel and senior vice president of marketing. He retired as executive vice president of MNC Financial in 1994.

Active in community service, he served on the boards of Baltimore Goodwill Industries, Private Industry Council, the Medical Eye Bank, Tissues Bank International and Baltimore City Community College.

Mr. Middleton retired to Salt Pond in Bethany Beach, Del., in 1998. He enjoyed sailing, cooking, golfing, skeet shooting, reading and studying history.

Services are private.

Survivors include his wife of 16 years, the former Christine Langham; four sons, Matthew Middleton of Bethany Beach, Brandon Middleton of San Diego, Todd Middleton of San Francisco and Hugh Middleton of Virginia Beach, Va.; two daughters, Beth Thomas of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Victoria Middleton of Bethany Beach; and two granddaughters.

jacques.kelly@baltsun.com

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