May 7, 1991
Samuel R. Zetzer, who founded the Towson insurance company that bears his name, died April 27 in Palm Beach, Fla., after a short bout with cancer. He was 86.A native of Baltimore, Mr. Zetzer had lived in Florida for the last 13 years.He opened his business as Stanley Insurance Services in 1929, later changing the name to Zetzer Insurance. During World War II, he served in the Maryland State Guard, a unit that remained at home when the National Guard was activated.He graduated from National University, now part of George Washington University, in 1926.
November 11, 2003
Edgar A. Rowe, a retired insurance agent and World War II veteran, died of cancer Nov. 4 at North Arundel Hospital. The Glen Burnie resident was 81. Born in Baltimore and raised on North Broadway, he attended city public schools. From 1943 to 1945, he was a medical technician in the Army. He took part in the D-Day landing at Normandy Beach on June 6, 1944. After the war, he was a Sun Life Insurance Co. sales agent for 35 years. Services were held yesterday. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, the former Dorothy Dernetz, a retired Army secretary at Fort Meade; three sons, Michael Rowe of Glen Burnie, Gary Rowe of Severna Park and David Rowe of Frederick; a daughter, Mary Rowe Echevarria of Edison, N.J.; and two granddaughters.
July 3, 2002
An Ellicott City man accused of misusing more than $550,000 was charged yesterday with misappropriation of insurance premiums, Attorney General J. Joseph Curran Jr. announced. Burke Allen Walker, 45, of the 2900 block of Mount Snow Court is accused of misappropriating insurance premiums belonging to Gerling NCM Credit Insurance Inc. between Oct. 16, 2000, and May 3, 2001, according to officials at the Maryland attorney general's office. Walker, an independent insurance agent, did not forward the premiums to Gerling and instead used them for his personal business, said officials at the attorney general's office.
October 25, 2003
Mary Catherine Loux, a former insurance agent who was later an investigator for the Maryland Insurance Administration, died of cancer Monday at the Maples of Towson nursing home. She was 80 and formerly lived in Cockeysville. Mary Catherine Walsh was born in Baltimore and raised in Govans. She was a 1941 graduate of the Institute of Notre Dame. During the 1970s, Mrs. Loux began working as an insurance agent for Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. and earned a Certified Life Underwriter certificate from the American College of Insurance in 1974.
January 9, 2007
George Abbot B. Boucher, a retired insurance agent and former Ruxton resident, died of a heart attack Wednesday at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 84. Born in Baltimore and raised in the city's Tuscany-Canterbury neighborhood, he was a 1940 graduate of City College. He attended Loyola College before enlisting in the Army in 1943. An artilleryman, he fought in the invasion of Okinawa, and attained the rank of sergeant. After the war, he returned to Baltimore and went to work for William Boucher and Sons, the family tobacco business, hiring and supervising the Baltimore Street store's employees.
August 11, 1994
A judge has sentenced an insurance agent who admitted stealing $33,000 from her employer to two years in jail.Melinda Hope Mullenix, 41, pleaded guilty to felony theft in June."