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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 31, 2012
George T. Myrick, a retired hospital director of personnel and model railroad fan, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Chester River Hospital Center in Chestertown. He was 85. The son of a Bendix Radio Corp. worker and a homemaker, George Thompson Myrick was born in Philadelphia and moved to Homeland when his father went to work at Bendix. He attended St. Paul's School for two years and graduated in 1945 from Friends School. After leaving Friends, he enlisted in the Navy and served until 1946.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 27, 2013
Ann K. Crane, who went to the wrong place in Dundalk when applying for a job and ended up staying there anyway for nearly a quarter of a century, died Wednesday from heart failure at Oak Crest Village. She was 93. The daughter of immigrant Lithuanian parents, the former Ann Kwedar was born in Baltimore and raised near the corner of Lombard and Pine streets, where her mother and father owned and operated a grocery store and restaurant. "As a small child, she only spoke Lithuanian, and the kids used to make fun of her in school when she was asked to solve a math problem and gave the answer in Lithuanian," said a niece, Fran Burch of Kill Devil Hill, N.C. "She told of being taught to read English by an African-American woman tenant, reading newspapers in a back room," recalled Ms. Burch.
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By Larry Carson and Larry Carson,Sun Staff Writer | December 13, 1994
Baltimore County Executive C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger III announced the removal of county Personnel Director Richard N. Holloway yesterday, his first leadership change among department heads.In February 1993, Mr. Holloway presided over one of the most tumultuous chapters in county government history, when 392 county workers were told that their jobs had been eliminated as part of an extensive rearranging of county agencies and budget cuts caused partly by the recession.Both Mr. Holloway, 47, and Department of Aging Director Dr. Philip H. Pushkin, 57, were called in to see Mr. Ruppersberger Friday.
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By Eduardo A. Encina and The Baltimore Sun | January 25, 2013
Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette has added another longtime confidant to join the organization's front office On Friday afternoon, the Orioles announced the hiring of Kent Qualls to become the organization's director of minor league operations. Qualls has been the director of player development in Boston from 1998-2001 when Duquette was Red Sox GM, and he also worked under Duquette as director of minor league operations for the Expos from 1987-2004.
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December 4, 1990
Services for Maurice A. Davis, retired personnel director of the American Totalisator Co., will be held at 7:30 p.m. today at the Bonita Funeral Home in Bonita Springs, Fla.Mr. Davis, who was 69 and had lived in Bonita Springs for about two years, died early yesterday at his home after an illness of a year.He retired about six years ago after 40 years with the Baltimore-based horse-racing and lottery betting-equipment company.Born in New York City, he served in the Army during World War II.Mr.
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May 2, 2006
Marguerite Butz, a retired department store personnel director and world traveler, died in her sleep Friday at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. She was 89. She was born Marguerite Cox in Chattanooga, Tenn., and raised at Fort Meade, where her father was a civilian employee. After graduating from Glen Burnie High School, she began her career as a sales associate at the Hochschild Kohn department store on Howard Street. Mrs. Butz was promoted to the personnel department, and was its head when she retired in the early 1980s at the time of the store's closing.
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By Ivan Penn and Ivan Penn,SUN STAFF | November 11, 1999
Saying he wants to maintain some continuity in city government, Baltimore Mayor-elect Martin O'Malley said this week he plans to keep Jesse E. Hoskins as the city's personnel director. Hoskins, who oversees personnel issues for the city's more than 16,000 employees, said he is pleased to accept O'Malley's offer. "I've grown very fond of this city and the government since moving here," Hoskins said. He had been Chicago's personnel commissioner for four years before coming to Baltimore in 1988.
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January 11, 2003
Eugene G. Fouse, 88 land bank president Eugene G. Fouse, former president of a federal bank, died Tuesday of complications from a circulatory ailment at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Towson resident was 88. He moved to Baltimore 53 years ago when he was named vice president of the Federal Land Bank at St. Paul and 24th streets in Charles Village. He later served as its president before retiring about 25 years ago. Born in Clover Creek, Pa., Mr. Fouse was a graduate of Morrison's Cove High School in Martinsburg, Pa. He earned a bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University.
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By Kerry O'Rourke and Kerry O'Rourke,Sun Staff Writer Staff writer James Coram contributed to this article | August 9, 1995
Jimmie L. Saylor, the Carroll County government's personnel director, announced yesterday that she will resign Sept. 1 to take a similar post in Howard County.Mrs. Saylor is the fifth high-level county official to resign or retire in five months.Howard County Executive Charles I. Ecker named Mrs. Saylor as his personnel administrator, a position in which she will be responsible for the administration of all personnel activities.Mrs. Saylor was one of four people interviewed for the job, Howard Chief Administrative Officer Raquel Sanudo said yesterday.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | August 30, 2000
Fred Schubach, who started with the Baltimore Colts as the team's equipment manager and ascended to the position of player personnel director, died suddenly on Monday in Atlantic City, N.J., at age 70. Schubach left the Colts after 30 years of service in 1983. He later scouted for the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs before retiring. For virtually his entire life, he was involved in sports. His father spent 27 years with the Philadelphia Eagles as equipment manager and, in the early years, Fred worked as his assistant.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 20, 2012
Samuel H. Patterson, former director of recruitment and placement at Black & Decker Corp. who also enjoyed farming, died Nov. 7 of congestive heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. He was 93 and lived at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. The son of an educator and a former C&P Telephone Co. switchboard operator, Samuel Henson Patterson was born on the family farm in Gamber, Carroll County. After the family lost the farm during the Depression, they moved to a home near Clifton Park.
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By Jacques Kelly | October 26, 2009
John Bernard Schwartz, a retired Social Security Administration personnel executive who also taught at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, died of pneumonia Oct. 14 at Howard County General Hospital. The Westview resident was 83. Born in Minneapolis, he joined the Navy and served in the South Pacific as an electrician's mate. He earned a political science degree at the University of Minnesota. He became a Social Security Administration field representative and held numerous posts in the agency.
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By From Sun staff and news services | January 26, 2009
Ravens pro personnel director George Kokinis has been hired as the Cleveland Browns' general manager, reuniting him with new coach and close friend Eric Mangini. Kokinis, who began his NFL career as an intern in the Browns' operations department in 1991, was picked by Mangini, who recommended him to Browns owner Randy Lerner. Mangini took over as Cleveland's coach Jan. 7, just one week after he was fired after three seasons with the New York Jets. Determined to match a coach and GM who can work well together after the relationship between Romeo Crennel and Phil Savage failed, Lerner is teaming up a pair of friends who shared an apartment when they first broke into the NFL. Terms of the deal weren't immediately known.
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May 2, 2006
Marguerite Butz, a retired department store personnel director and world traveler, died in her sleep Friday at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. She was 89. She was born Marguerite Cox in Chattanooga, Tenn., and raised at Fort Meade, where her father was a civilian employee. After graduating from Glen Burnie High School, she began her career as a sales associate at the Hochschild Kohn department store on Howard Street. Mrs. Butz was promoted to the personnel department, and was its head when she retired in the early 1980s at the time of the store's closing.
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July 29, 2004
David L. Pipkin Jr., a retired city firefighter who later became a nursing home personnel director, died of kidney failure Monday at his West Baltimore home. He was 73. Born in Baltimore and raised on Lauretta Avenue, he was a 1949 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School and served in the Air Force in Alaska. He later studied at Hampton University in Hampton, Va. In 1953 he joined the Baltimore City Fire Department and served for a quarter-century, spending much of the time at Engine 8, Lafayette Avenue and Stricker Street.
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By Jamison Hensley and Jamison Hensley,SUN STAFF | January 7, 2004
Phil Savage gave a favorable scouting report after interviewing for the Miami Dolphins' general manager position yesterday. Savage, the Ravens' director of player personnel, is the fourth candidate to meet with Dolphins officials about the newly created position. A decision is not expected to be made until next week at the earliest. "I've told Ozzie [Newsome, Ravens general manager] and said over the years, `I'm not going to chase every car that passes,' " Savage said before boarding a flight to go to the East-West Shrine Game in San Francisco.
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By Jamison Hensley and Jamison Hensley,SUN STAFF | June 4, 2003
The Ravens completed the reshuffling of their personnel department by promoting four scouts yesterday. The team elevated western college supervisor Vince Newsome to assistant director of pro personnel, area scout T.J. McCreight to national college scout and personnel assistants Chad Alexander and Joe Douglas to area scouts. Newsome (no relation to general manager Ozzie Newsome) will work alongside pro personnel director George Kokinis in evaluating free-agent talent and will help in advance scouting of Ravens' opponents.
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