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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 FROM STAFF REPORTS | January 18, 1996
A Prince George's County developer was indicted yesterday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore charged in the defrauding of the former Maryland National Bank and the Resolution Trust Corp. of several million dollars, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.Dennis A. Laskin, 52, of Bethesda was charged with two counts of felony fraud in the concealing a $10 million family trust from the bank and the RTC when they were trying to collect on defaulted loans. Mr. Laskin received the loans as a partner in Colton and Laskin Inc., a Prince George's company.
NEWS
August 4, 1998
Jerome Charles Price, 64, bank vice presidentJerome Charles Price, who had been executive vice president and comptroller of Maryland National Bank, died of cancer Sunday at home in Perry Hall. He was 64.Mr. Price joined Maryland National Bank as comptroller and executive vice president in 1966 and retired in 1991. The next year, he became financial director of the Maryland Science Center; he left that position last year.He was assistant comptroller of the Greenspring Dairy from 1955 to 1965.
NEWS
July 8, 2006
Harry Forrest Wright, a retired Maryland National Bank executive and sports enthusiast, died of cancer June 30 at his Crownsville home. He was 74. Mr. Wright, who was born and raised in Woodbury, N.J., graduated in the 1950s from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He began his banking career at the old First Pennsylvania Bank in Philadelphia before coming to Baltimore in 1963 and joining the old Maryland National Bank. Mr. Wright, who retired in 1989 as the bank's chief financial officer, was also a founder of credit-card giant MBNA.
NEWS
August 12, 1994
Fans holding tickets to Oriole games canceled by the strike can mail them or take them to one of a number of banks for a refund.The team said today that fans can mail their tickets after Sept. 1 for any canceled August game to Baltimore Orioles, P.O. Box 29937, Baltimore, MD 21230-0937. The tickets should be sent by certified mail, and include the fan's name, address and telephone number.Fans can also refund August game tickets after Sept. 1 at all NationsBank, Maryland National Bank and American Security Bank branch offices in Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington.
NEWS
By Staff Report | January 5, 1993
A man was arrested by the FBI yesterday in connection with the Dec. 10 robbery of a Baltimore branch of Maryland National Bank, where a man told a teller he would "blow her brains out" if she didn't give him money.Albert Leroy Burley, 28, who had been in hiding since the robbery, was arrested about 2:45 p.m. at the corner of 24th and Barclay streets, the FBI said.A citizen called the FBI with Mr. Burley's whereabouts after seeing his picture on a local television broadcast over the weekend, authorities said.
NEWS
August 7, 1992
A Baltimore man has been arrested and charged with a July 28 bank robbery and a July 15 bank robbery attempt, the FBI reports.Christopher Antonio Gibson, 32, of the 2900 block of Presbury St., was arrested at 9 a.m. yesterday at his home.OC He is charged with the July 28 robbery of the Maryland NationalBank branch in the 3200 block of U.S. 1, in which a man claiming to have a gun took an undisclosed amount of cash.He also is charged with attempted robbery of the Bank of Baltimore's main office, at 1 E. Baltimore St., in which a man claiming to be armed left without any money after a teller set off an alarm.
BUSINESS
By Bill Atkinson and Bill Atkinson,SUN STAFF | March 21, 2001
Bank of America Corp. said yesterday that it has named William R. Lorenz president of its greater Baltimore operations. Lorenz, 43, will be responsible for leading the bank's management team in the Baltimore region in a range of business development and community activities. He also will continue to run Bank of America's commercial bank operations in Maryland, Washington and Virginia, which target medium-size companies and has $4.5 billion in loans and 3,000 clients. "My role would be to make sure our presence and strategy ... is really executed in a consistent way," said Lorenz, who sits on several local boards, including that of the Children's Cancer Foundation.
BUSINESS
By Blair S. Walker | April 9, 1991
PharmaKinetics Laboratories Inc. has asked for more time to file a reorganization plan in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.The generic drug-testing firm filed for Chapter 11 of the Federal Bankruptcy Act in November. The move was precipitated by Maryland National Bank, which called loans totaling more than $6 million. The original deadline for submitting a restructuring proposal passed late last month.Joel I. Sher, the attorney representing Baltimore-based PharmaKinetics, said his client's "reorganization is proceeding pretty smoothly."
NEWS
January 5, 1991
A downtown branch of the Maryland National Bank was robbed yesterday, just after it opened for the day, by a well-dressed man who escaped with more than $2,000, according to police.The man, who appeared to be in his mid-20s, entered the crowded bank in the first block of West Baltimore Street about 9:15 a.m. and handed a teller a note demanding money, said Sgt. Joseph Jennings of the Baltimore police robbery unit.The note warned the teller not to sound the alarm or include any exploding dye packs with the money.
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