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By Ted Shelsby and Ted Shelsby,Staff Writer | July 21, 1993
Reflecting the first contributions from the aerospace division it acquired in April from General Electric, Martin Marietta Corp. yesterday reported sharp gains in second-quarter sales and earnings.Net income for the three months that ended June 30 jumped 25 percent, to $124 million, and sales rose 65 percent, to $2.6 billion, from the same period last year.Earnings per share amounted to $1.98 for the quarter, down from The decline was a result of an increase of 14.5 million common shares associated with the stock issued to GE in connection with Martin's purchase of the aerospace division.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 14, 2013
John S. "Bud" Linz, a retired engineer and World War II veteran, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 90. The son of a grocer and a homemaker, John Sebastian Linz was born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown. After graduating in 1941 from Mount St. Joseph High School in Irvington, he began studies at the Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Linz left Hopkins to enlist in the Army and served with the 99th Infantry Division in Europe. He fought at the Battle of the Bulge, where he was wounded and earned a Purple Heart.
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By Bloomberg Business News | December 4, 1992
BETHESDA -- Martin Marietta Corp. has elected Gwendolyn King to its board, making her the aerospace contractor's first female director.Ms. King, 52, is a senior vice president of public affairs at Philadelphia Electric Co. and served as Social Security commissioner from 1989 until earlier this year.Ms. King is the 14th board member at Martin Marietta.Martin Marietta last month agreed to buy General Electric Co.'s aerospace unit for $3.05 billion. Martin Marietta agreed to back GE's nomination of two members to its board, for a total of 16 directors.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 13, 2011
Leo Francis Dudek, a retired mechanical engineer and decorated World War II veteran who was active with the Catholic War Veterans of America, died Sunday of pulmonary fibrosis at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The longtime Dundalk resident was 85. Mr. Dudek, the son of a crane operator and a cannery worker, was born in Baltimore and raised in Canton. After graduating from Patterson High School in 1943, he enlisted in the Army Air Forces. He was stationed at Tinian, in the Mariana Islands, where he served with the 24th Bomb Squadron, 6th Bomb Group.
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January 21, 1991
This is a weekly summary of selected prime contracts recently awarded by the federal government to companies and other vendors in Maryland.Maryland contractsWestinghouse Electric Corp. in Baltimore won a $22,000,000 contract from the Air Force to supply communications equipment.Martin Marietta Corp. in Orlando, Fla., won a $3,949,998 contract from the Army to supply instruments and laboratory equipment.Martin Marietta Corp. in Orlando, Fla., won a $3,105,000 contract from the Army to supply electrical and electronic equipment components.
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January 28, 1991
Maryland contractsThis is a weekly summary of selected prime contracts recently awarded by the federal government to companies and other vendors in Maryland.Maryland contractsMartin Marietta Ordnance Systems Inc. in Milan, Tenn., won a $12,253,316 contract from the Army to operate and maintain an Army ammunition facility.Martin Marietta Corp. in Englewood, Colo., won a $6,917,640 contract from the Air Force to supply Air Force equipment management systems.Optelecom Inc. in Gaithersburg won a $1,899,180 contract from the Army to develop optical fiber systems.
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February 8, 2005
Donald H. Simpson, a retired Martin Marietta Corp. employee and former longtime Gardenville resident, died of a heart attack Thursday at Memorial Hospital in York, Pa. He was 75. Mr. Simpson was born in Charleston, W.Va., and raised in Portsmouth, Va. He went to work for the former Glenn L. Martin Co. at its Middle River plant in 1952 as an aircraft inspector. He retired in 1986 from what was then Martin Marietta Corp. He was an active member of the Retirees Association of Martin Marietta, United Auto Workers Local 738, and Highland Lodge of the Masons.
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April 20, 2003
Louis Frederick Sanders Jr., a retired senior executive for Martin Marietta Corp., died of heart failure Wednesday in his home. The Hamilton resident was 91. Mr. Sanders was born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown. He graduated from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute in 1930 and attended the Johns Hopkins University. In 1940, he married Bernice Carolyn Conrad and moved with her to Hamilton. She died in 1992. Mr. Sanders worked for many years at the Glenn L. Martin Co. in Middle River, which became the Martin Marietta Corp.
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October 17, 1995
William T. Scharpe, 75, Martin Marietta engineerWilliam T. Scharpe, who retired in 1982 as a Martin Marietta Corp. engineer and was active in German cultural organizations, died Sept. 2 of cancer at his Parkville residence. He was 75.He enjoyed cooking wursts at area German festivals and was a member of the Baltimore Kickers, the GTV Immergruen, the Edelweiss, the Cardinal Gibbons Council of the Knights of Columbus and the Friendly Seniors.A Mass of Christian burial for the Gardenville native was offered Sept.
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March 15, 1991
Services for Dochia Joyce David, who was a retired electronic technician at the Martin Marietta Corp. and operated flower-arranging and hat-making businesses at her home, will be held at 9 a.m. tomorrow at the Waters African Methodist Episcopal Church, 417 Aisquith St.Mrs. David, who was 75 and lived on Kenwood Avenue, died Monday of cancer at Church Hospital.She worked at Martin Marietta from 1955 until her retirement in 1962 and earlier did domestic work and worked in a Stieff Co. store.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | April 20, 2010
D. Richard Tarallo, a retired Martin Marietta Corp. aerospace engineer who was a Navy aviator during World War II, died Saturday on his 94 t h birthday of complications from a stroke at St. Joseph Medical Center. A resident of the Mercy Ridge retirement community in Lutherville since 2005, Mr. Tarallo lived for many years on Hickory Lot Road in Towson. Born and raised in New York City, the son of immigrants from Naples, Mr. Tarallo was educated in city public schools.
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By Brent Jones and Brent Jones,Sun reporter | February 18, 2008
Laurence J. Adams, a McDaniel College honorary trustee and a retired engineer who once helped run one of the nation's largest aerospace corporations, died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The 86-year-old Potomac resident died of complications of pneumonia. The son of a farmer, Mr. Adams was born and raised in Madelia, Minn., and graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1948 with a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering. It was during college that Mr. Adams met Marguerite "Peggy" Gaetz, who would become his wife.
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July 16, 2006
Joseph F. Hejduk Sr., who worked on the Titan I missile program and the Gemini project at Martin Marietta Corp., died of pneumonia July 7 at Lorien Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Belcamp. He was 84 and had lived in Overlea. Born in East Baltimore, Mr. Hejduk was raised on Curley Street and graduated from Baltimore public schools. In 1942, he entered the Army, serving in World War II in China, Burma and India as a military policeman. After the war, he went to work at Martin Marietta as an aircraft electrical planner.
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February 8, 2005
Donald H. Simpson, a retired Martin Marietta Corp. employee and former longtime Gardenville resident, died of a heart attack Thursday at Memorial Hospital in York, Pa. He was 75. Mr. Simpson was born in Charleston, W.Va., and raised in Portsmouth, Va. He went to work for the former Glenn L. Martin Co. at its Middle River plant in 1952 as an aircraft inspector. He retired in 1986 from what was then Martin Marietta Corp. He was an active member of the Retirees Association of Martin Marietta, United Auto Workers Local 738, and Highland Lodge of the Masons.
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April 20, 2003
Louis Frederick Sanders Jr., a retired senior executive for Martin Marietta Corp., died of heart failure Wednesday in his home. The Hamilton resident was 91. Mr. Sanders was born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown. He graduated from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute in 1930 and attended the Johns Hopkins University. In 1940, he married Bernice Carolyn Conrad and moved with her to Hamilton. She died in 1992. Mr. Sanders worked for many years at the Glenn L. Martin Co. in Middle River, which became the Martin Marietta Corp.
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December 7, 1996
Margaret E. Berman, 81, compiled cookbookMargaret Eleanor Berman, a Fells Point native who compiled "The Tall Ships Cookbook," died Wednesday of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 81 and lived in Bel Air.Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Mount Zion United Methodist Church, at Route 22 and Route 543 in Bel Air.She was born Margaret Jung in Fells Point above her parents' business, the Flat Iron Corner Tavern and Restaurant.The establishment, popular with steamship captains and seamen from around the world, took its name from its pie-shaped building at Fell and Wolfe streets.
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By Norris West and Norris West,Staff Writer | June 24, 1992
An article in The Sun yesterday on a Martin Marietta Corp. lawsuit against Gould Inc. incorrectly stated the damages sought. The suit asks for $30 million.* The Sun regrets the error.Martin Marietta Corp. says its move into the submarine detection business took on water because it bought a defective product design when it acquired a Glen Burnie company.The Bethesda-based defense contractor filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Baltimore Monday against Gould Inc., of Eastlake, Ohio, which was the industry leader in "towed array" detection systems for submarines.
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By Ted Shelsby and Ted Shelsby,Staff Writer | October 29, 1993
Despite a run of bad luck for its space business in recent months, Martin Marietta Corp. yesterday posted higher-than-expected third-quarter earnings.Net income rose 36 percent, to $131.1 million, equal to $1.21 a share, and sales jumped 59 percent, to $2.46 billion, thanks in part to contributions from the former General Electric Corp. Aerospace businesses."They did better than I expected," said Michael L. Mead, who follows Martin Marietta for Legg Mason Wood Walker Inc. "I was looking for something along the line of $1.05."
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October 17, 1995
William T. Scharpe, 75, Martin Marietta engineerWilliam T. Scharpe, who retired in 1982 as a Martin Marietta Corp. engineer and was active in German cultural organizations, died Sept. 2 of cancer at his Parkville residence. He was 75.He enjoyed cooking wursts at area German festivals and was a member of the Baltimore Kickers, the GTV Immergruen, the Edelweiss, the Cardinal Gibbons Council of the Knights of Columbus and the Friendly Seniors.A Mass of Christian burial for the Gardenville native was offered Sept.
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