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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | December 13, 2012
James Haddow "Reds" Orpin, a retired salesman and former Overlea resident, died Monday of a heart attack at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. He was 70. Mr. Orpin was born in Newark, N.J., and moved with his family at an early age to Meise Drive in Northeast Baltimore. He was a graduate of Parkville High School and served in the Army in Alaska from 1964 to 1966, when he was discharged with the rank of private. A musician who played guitar and bass, Mr. Orpin was a founder in the early 1960s of Danny and the Elegants, which for a time was the house band at Hollywood Park in Essex.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 14, 2014
John L. Ruth Sr., a retired wholesale flower salesman who earlier had been a Maryland state trooper, died Monday of heart failure at his home in Thomasville, Pa. He was 73. The son of Woodrow G. Ruth, a salesman, and Minnie B. Wenger Ruth, a dress factory worker, John Leroy Ruth Sr. was born and raised in Hagerstown. Mr. Ruth was a 1959 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and in 1961 joined the Maryland state troopers, serving for a decade. For 30 years until retiring in 2012, Mr. Ruth was a salesman for Pennock Floral, a wholesale florist, in Baltimore.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | June 14, 2011
Charles G. "Chris" Baker Jr., a salesman who earlier had worked for a drug testing company, died June 2 of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Overlea resident was 60. Mr. Baker was born in Baltimore, raised in Ednor Gardens near the old Memorial Stadium, and was a graduate of city public schools. Until he was laid off in 2004, Mr. Baker had worked for 12 years designing drug protocols for Nova Research Co. at the National Institutes of Health in Washington. He also was a committee member of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | April 17, 2013
Dong Hwan Lee, a securities salesman who began his career in Baltimore and rose to become a Wall Street sales director, died of cancer April 11 at his Manhattan home. The former Lutherville resident was 37. Born in Seoul, South Korea, he was the son of Myungock Ro, a nurse, and Kwang Sung Lee, a restaurateur and shop owner. Raised in Cockeysville, he attended Padonia Elementary and Cockeysville Middle schools and was a 1994 Dulaney High School graduate. He earned a bachelor's degree in finance from Towson University and a master's degree in business administration at the Johns Hopkins University.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | November 19, 2012
Charles Carey Deeley, a retired sales executive of a dental supply business and a World War II veteran, died of complications from congestive heart failure Nov. 13 at the Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson. The Roland Park resident was 88. Known as Skip, he was born in Baltimore and raised on Hawthorne Road, the son of Haskin Updegraff Deeley Jr. and Lillian Carey Justice. He attended Roland Park Public School and was a 1942 graduate of Polytechnic Institute, where he played lacrosse.
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December 24, 1990
Services for Donald M. Rhoads, a salesman who sold flooring for many years, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Fred F. Groff Funeral Home in Lancaster, Pa.Mr. Rhoads, a resident of the Southland Hills section of Towson, died yesterday at St. Joseph Hospital yesterday after a long illness. He was 67.Born and raised in Quarryville, Pa., he played basketball and soccer in high school and joined the Army at the outbreak of World War II. He worked with his father in Lancaster for what was then known as the Armstrong Cork Co., now an international flooring company.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | June 27, 2009
Theodore Henry Knach Sr., a retired stationery company salesman and World War II Navy veteran, died Monday of congestive heart and renal failure at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 88. Mr. Knach was born in Baltimore and raised on East Avenue in Canton. He was a graduate of Patterson Park High School and worked before the war in the shipping department of the old Montgomery Ward catalog store on Monroe Street. He enlisted in the Navy in 1942 and was trained as a machinist's mate. He served for four years aboard the destroyer USS Conway and the destroyer escort Nauman in the South Pacific.
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,Staff writer | April 11, 1991
A 33-year-old pharmaceutical salesman has charged that a county police officer brutalized him after stopping him for driving drunk early Sunday morning.James Coleman, a Pennsylvania resident who is living at a Glen Burnie hotel, filed his complaint Tuesday morning, stating that Officer T. H. Newman threw him into a cell at the Western District Station, causing him to fall and hit his head on a cement floor."I could have died back there and no one even came back there to see if I was OK," Coleman said yesterday.
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May 12, 1994
C. William W. Herzog, a retired salesman, died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at his home in the Highfield House Condominium in Baltimore. He was 86.He retired in 1989 from Optic Graphics, a Baltimore-area printing firm with which he had been associated since 1971.Earlier, he had been vice president and a member of the board of the Tri-State Electric Co. and the Piney Narrows marina on the Eastern Shore, and a salesman for Slaysman & Co., a manufacturer of industrial goods.From 1926 until 1944, he worked for Mackubin-Goodrich, a stock brokerage firm.
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