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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | July 10, 2011
Wyatt Cameron "Cammy" Slack, a retired Maryland National Bank executive and Korean War veteran, died July 1 of respiratory failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Blakehurst retirement community resident was 83. The son of a physician and a homemaker, Mr. Slack, who never used his first name, was born in Baltimore and raised in Guilford. He was a 1946 graduate of Gilman School and earned a bachelor's degree in 1950 from Princeton University. Mr. Slack joined the Marine Corps after college, rising to captain as an artillery specialist while serving at Quantico, Va., Fort Sill, Okla., and Camp Lejeune, N.C. He remained a Marine reservist until his discharge in 1958.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 27, 2014
Robert M.S. Menzies Sr., president and CEO of Easton Bank and Trust Co. and a civic leader, died Tuesday of multiple myeloma at his Easton home. He was 67. The son of John T. Menzies Jr., former president of Crosse & Blackwell, and Priscilla Fuller Menzies, a homemaker, Robert Michael Stewart Menzies Sr. was born in Baltimore and raised on Broadway Road in the Worthington Valley. Mr. Menzies, who was known as "Mike," graduated in 1965 from Trinity-Pawling School in Pawling, N.Y. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1969 from Randolph Macon College in Ashland, Va., and a certified public accountant certificate from what is now Loyola University Maryland.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 27, 2013
George W. Bauernschmidt Jr., a retired banker and avid gardener, died June 19 of multiple system atrophy at his Severna Park home. He was 89. The son of Rear Adm. George W. Bauernschmidt Sr. and Maude Pearce, a homemaker, George William Bauernschmidt Jr. was born in Long Beach, Calif. He was the scion of a prominent Baltimore brewing family and grandson of Marie Oehl von Hattersheim Bauernschmidt, a well-known Baltimore political crusader for 40 years who died in 1962. Because of his father's naval career, Mr. Bauernschmidt spent his early years in California, Samoa, Hawaii and Washington, where he graduated in 1942 from St. Albans School.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 7, 2014
Christine W. "Chris" Hanley, who had worked in sales and marketing, died Friday of ovarian cancer at her New York City apartment. The Towson resident was 59. The daughter of William B. Wright, an AIG Insurance Co. and later Chubb Insurance Co. executive, and Polly B. Wright, a homemaker, Christine Marie Wright was born in Havana, and because of her father's work, spent her early years living in Cuba, Korea, Japan and Hong Kong. In 1964, she moved with her family to Rutland, Vt., where she graduated from Rutland High School in 1972.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | April 23, 2010
Robert Lee Taylor, a retired Maryland National Bank official and freelance writer, died April 18 of pneumonia at his Timonium residence. He was 91. Mr. Taylor, the son of a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad worker and a homemaker, was born in Baltimore and raised in Hamilton. After graduating in 1936 from Loyola High School, he attended Strayer Business College. In 1942, Mr. Taylor enlisted in the Army Air Forces, where he served in the intelligence section of the 2 n d Air Division at Shipdham Air Force Base in England.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | February 6, 2013
Henry S. Baker Jr., a retired banker and community leader, died Saturday from complications of a tumor at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The longtime Monkton resident was 86. The son of Henry S. Baker Sr., treasurer of the Johns Hopkins University, and Frances Innes Robinson, a registered nurse who worked for Dr. Howard A. Kelly, a founder of Johns Hopkins Hospital, Henry Scott Baker Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised on St. Georges Road in Roland...
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | April 12, 2010
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.
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December 5, 1999
1986: Reagan tax reform1987: Stock market crash1988: RJR buyout1993: NationsBank buys Maryland National Bank
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February 24, 1991
Ellicott City resident John Shipley is Maryland National Bank's new vice president of Business Banking Development.Shipley is a 16-year veteran of banking. His previous experience has included branch management, commercial lending, consumer loan product management and retail credit liaison.He came to Maryland National Bank in the Equitable and Maryland National Bank merger.
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March 19, 1993
* Hickory Ridge: 6400 block of Freetown Road: Someone stole a checkbook with 10 Maryland National Bank checks from a grocery cart about 9 p.m. Wednesday.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | April 25, 2014
Janis Ahalt Riker, a retired attorney and business owner who also ran a Howard County antiquarian bookshop, died of cancer April 8 at her home in Portland, Ore. She was 69 and had lived in Columbia for many years. Born Janis Kay Ahalt in Baltimore and raised on Hillendale Road, she was the daughter of Charles Ahalt, a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad conductor, and Pauline Prebish Ahalt, a homemaker. She was a 1962 graduate of Towson High School and was selected to participate in the St. Timothy's School summer Latin American Seminar.
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From Baltimore Sun Staff Reports | April 13, 2014
In recent years, Maryland has seen many local banks acquired by out-of-state rivals. A little over a decade ago, the state had 139 banks based here, with 20 of them separately chartered affiliates of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co., according to the Maryland Bankers Association. Here are a few of Baltimore's most prominent banks that have been bought up over past three decades. Provident BankĀ (1886-2008) Provident, which had been based in Baltimore since the late 1800s, had long prided itself on its independence.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | January 28, 2014
Henry Dilworth Felton IV, a retired bank executive and business owner who was a longtime Stevenson University trustee, died of sepsis related to a blood infection Friday at Sinai Hospital. The Glyndon resident was 70. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Henry D. Felton III, a Navy commander, and Martha Oberle, a homemaker. He was a 1961 graduate of Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Va., and earned a political science degree at the Johns Hopkins University in 1965. He also received a diploma from a Rutgers University graduate program.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | October 18, 2013
Charles H. Foelber, a retired executive of the old U.S. Fidelity & Guaranty insurance firm who had been chairman of a Maryland universities board, died of arterial sclerosis Oct. 9 at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 88. Born in Fort Wayne, Ind., he was the son of Herbert Foelber, an insurance manager, and Marie Roesener Foelber, a homemaker. He enlisted in the Army Air Forces immediately after graduating from high school and was trained as a bombardier-navigator at the end of World War II. He left military service with the rank of captain.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | July 14, 2013
John G. "Jack" Cuthbert, a decorated World War II veteran who stormed the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, died July 5 from a heart attack at his Rodgers Forge home. He was 93. John Graham Cuthbert Sr. was born in Baltimore and raised on Barrington Road in Forest Park. After attending Calvert Hall College High School, he went to work as a salesman at Dafoe Motors, which was owned by his father. He enlisted in the Army in 1941, and served with the Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, of the 29th Division's 175th Infantry Regiment.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | July 13, 2013
Margaret W. "Mardie" Robinson, a homemaker and volunteer, died Thursday from respiratory failure at Roland Park Place. She was 101. The daughter of a lumber company executive and a homemaker, Margaret Wilson Wood was born on Forest Road, now Keswick Road, in Roland Park, and was later raised on Woodlawn Road. Mrs. Robinson was the sister of H. Graham Wood, the noted Chesapeake Bay steamboat historian and author, who died in 1998. After graduating from Roland Park Country School in 1931, she worked as an administrator in a dental office and later for Anne Weems Williams, a Roland Park interior decorator.
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August 22, 2000
Richard Croswell, 72, MBNA vice president Richard O. Croswell, a retired MBNA senior executive vice president and avid softball player, died Saturday of cancer at his Churchville home. He was 72. Mr. Croswell began his 40-year career in financial services in 1950 with Commercial Credit Corp. in Salisbury. After spending two years in the Marine Corps as a flight instructor at Quantico, Va., he returned to Commercial Credit as a credit manager. In 1961, he joined County Trust Co., which later became part of Maryland National Bank.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 27, 2013
George W. Bauernschmidt Jr., a retired banker and avid gardener, died June 19 of multiple system atrophy at his Severna Park home. He was 89. The son of Rear Adm. George W. Bauernschmidt Sr. and Maude Pearce, a homemaker, George William Bauernschmidt Jr. was born in Long Beach, Calif. He was the scion of a prominent Baltimore brewing family and grandson of Marie Oehl von Hattersheim Bauernschmidt, a well-known Baltimore political crusader for 40 years who died in 1962. Because of his father's naval career, Mr. Bauernschmidt spent his early years in California, Samoa, Hawaii and Washington, where he graduated in 1942 from St. Albans School.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 21, 2013
Richard A. Lowndes, a flight instructor and master picture framer, died June 15 of complications after heart surgery at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. The former Riderwood resident was 61. The son of a Maryland National Bank executive and a fine-arts appraiser, Richard Arden Lowndes was born in Baltimore and raised on Springway Road in Riderwood. He used his middle name of Arden. Mr. Lowndes was a great-grandson of Lloyd Lowndes Jr., who was elected Maryland governor in 1896.
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