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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | October 30, 2012
Nathaniel M. Pigman Jr., a retired statistician and teacher, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure Oct. 15 at the Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 92 and had lived in Columbia and Edgewater. Born in Bremerton, Wash., he moved with his father, who served in the Navy, throughout the Pacific area as a child. He earned a bachelor of arts at the University of Virginia, where he also attended law school and was admitted to the Virginia Bar. Family members said he never practiced.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | June 11, 2013
Mildred Kern, an original resident of the North Oaks Retirement Community who had worked overseas for the United Nations, died of heart disease Sunday at her home. She was six days short of turning 105. "She was our oldest resident, and she was our very first resident," said Mark E. Pressman, the retirement community's executive director. "She and her sister actually moved in before the building was finished. She showed the first apartments at times and was actively interested in our growth.
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December 27, 2003
Hennie R. Snyder, a retired statistician and librarian, died Wednesday of complications from a stroke at Highland Park Hospital in Highland Park, Ill. The Baltimore native was 81. Born Hennie Rand and raised on Eutaw Place, she was a 1939 Western High School graduate. She earned a degree in library science from the University of Maryland, College Park and had a master's degree from Simmons College in Boston. She was a statistician at the Housing Authority of Baltimore City and was later a librarian for the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Agriculture.
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By Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun | January 17, 2013
The Baltimore Ravens proved last week that they could beat not just the Denver Broncos but the Las Vegas oddsmakers who had predicted their defeat. But can they now beat the Sports Illustrated jinx? The magazine - whose prestigious cover image is perceived to carry a curse - features Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco in the eastern regional issue dated Jan. 21, just as the team heads to the AFC championship against the New England Patriots. That should send chills through the superstitious, given how often an athlete or team gracing SI's cover goes on to suffer some mishap in the wake of the glory.
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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | March 12, 2009
Anna S. Hanhart, a former statistician and a history buff, died of liver failure March 3 at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. She was 92. Anna May Schall was born in Baltimore and raised on East 33rd Street. She was an Eastern High School graduate and earned a degree in economics and statistics in 1938 from Goucher College. She worked as a statistician for United States Fidelity & Guaranty Co., and during World War II, taught English at the old Greenwood School in Ruxton.
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September 11, 2003
David Allen, a retired Social Security Administration statistician, theater historian and book collector, died of Crohn's disease Monday at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Baltimore. The Mount Washington resident was 78. Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Russian immigrants, Mr. Allen interrupted his college studies when he enlisted in the Army during World War II. He served as a weather forecaster in Europe and the Aleutian Islands. He earned his bachelor's degree from Brooklyn College in 1948 and a master's from Columbia University in 1950.
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By Jacques Kelly | February 5, 2008
Mary Rahikka, an artist who won awards for her watercolors and oils who had earlier been a statistician, died of pneumonia Thursday at St. Agnes Hospital. The former Ellicott City resident was 90. Born Mary Alice Schlorek in New York City, she earned a bachelor's degree from Adelphi College in Garden City, N.Y., and a master's degree in mathematics from Columbia University. She took painting classes at the Art Students League in New York. As a young woman, she worked at Standard and Poor's as a research assistant and was a statistician at the Ethyl Gasoline Corp.
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By Jim Haner and Jim Haner,SUN STAFF | December 4, 2000
Ryan A. King, a self-taught sports statistician and avid collector of toy cars, died Tuesday of complications from leukemia at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The 11-year-old lived in Glen Arm. A recent graduate with the fifth-grade class at Pine Grove Elementary School, Ryan had achieved extraordinary things in the final years of his life -- unwilling, or unable, to surrender to the repeated attacks of a disease that first struck him in 1998, family and friends said. "Before he got leukemia, I would have said his greatest character trait was his sense of humor," said David Glassman, Ryan's Boy Scout leader.
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By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | November 18, 1998
Sara J. Williamson Raras, a statistician and mother of a young child, was writing a novel about a statistician trying to solve a murder.On Sunday, authorities began their own murder mystery -- investigating the killing of Raras, who was found dead from knife wounds in her Elkridge family room Sunday.Howard County police said little about their investigation yesterday, but friends and relatives recalled a "completely dedicated" 35-year-old mother and "brilliant" statistician who worked at the National Security Agency near Fort Meade.
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August 18, 1998
Edward F. Weller Jr., 85, insurance statisticianEdward Franklin Weller Jr., a retired statistician, died Sundayof congestive heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Towson resident was 85.Mr. Weller was born in New Jersey and his family moved to Hamilton in Northeast Baltimore when he was a baby. He graduated from City College of Baltimore.He was a statistician for Maryland Casualty Co. and retired in 1981.He golfed regularly at Pine Ridge Senior Golf Club in Timonium and was president of the Towson chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons four years ago.A memorial service is being planned.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | October 30, 2012
Nathaniel M. Pigman Jr., a retired statistician and teacher, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure Oct. 15 at the Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 92 and had lived in Columbia and Edgewater. Born in Bremerton, Wash., he moved with his father, who served in the Navy, throughout the Pacific area as a child. He earned a bachelor of arts at the University of Virginia, where he also attended law school and was admitted to the Virginia Bar. Family members said he never practiced.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com | August 6, 2009
Milton O. Price Sr., a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. statistician who had been a prisoner of war during World War II, died of a heart attack Saturday at Perry Point Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was 89. Mr. Price was born in Baltimore and raised on Garrett Avenue. After graduating from Polytechnic Institute in 1937, he served for four years in the Naval Reserve before he began working at BGE. Drafted into the Army on April 23, 1941, Mr. Price was to have served one year of active duty.
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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | March 12, 2009
Anna S. Hanhart, a former statistician and a history buff, died of liver failure March 3 at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. She was 92. Anna May Schall was born in Baltimore and raised on East 33rd Street. She was an Eastern High School graduate and earned a degree in economics and statistics in 1938 from Goucher College. She worked as a statistician for United States Fidelity & Guaranty Co., and during World War II, taught English at the old Greenwood School in Ruxton.
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March 4, 2008
Eleanor L. Hildebrand, a retired city schoolteacher and volunteer, died of old age Wednesday at a private assisted-living facility in Ellicott City. She had celebrated her 101st birthday last month. Eleanor Leimbach was born in Baltimore and raised near Bank Street and Broadway. She was a 1925 graduate of Eastern High School and graduated two years later from what is now Towson University. She took additional graduate courses at McCoy College, Johns Hopkins' old evening school. Mrs. Hildebrand, a third-grade teacher, taught for 30 years at several city public schools before retiring in 1961 from Glenmount Elementary in Hamilton.
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By Jacques Kelly | February 5, 2008
Mary Rahikka, an artist who won awards for her watercolors and oils who had earlier been a statistician, died of pneumonia Thursday at St. Agnes Hospital. The former Ellicott City resident was 90. Born Mary Alice Schlorek in New York City, she earned a bachelor's degree from Adelphi College in Garden City, N.Y., and a master's degree in mathematics from Columbia University. She took painting classes at the Art Students League in New York. As a young woman, she worked at Standard and Poor's as a research assistant and was a statistician at the Ethyl Gasoline Corp.
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By Jeff Barker and Jeff Barker,Sun reporter | August 24, 2007
Take heart, Orioles fans. Statisticians say Wednesday's 30-3 loss was an aberration - a fluke. Twins@Orioles Tonight, 7:05, MASN, 105.7 FM Starters: Johan Santana (13-9, 2.88) vs. Jeremy Guthrie (7-4, 3.44)
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November 6, 2002
David R. Howes, a retired statistician and systems analyst, died of kidney and heart failure Thursday at Maryland General Hospital. The Remington resident was 76. Mr. Howes was born and raised in Holyoke, Mass. After graduating from Williston Academy in Easthampton, Mass., he earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Chicago in 1945. He earned a second bachelor's degree in economics in 1947 from Amherst College. In the late 1940s, he taught at the Canterbury School in New Milford, Conn.
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By Andrea F. Siegel and Andrea F. Siegel,SUN STAFF | November 22, 2004
Ella Jacquelyn "Jackie" Watts, a retired statistician, died Wednesday of heart failure at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Cross Keys resident was 82. She was the widow of Robert B. Watts, a civil rights lawyer and judge who served on the Baltimore City Circuit Court. He died in 1998. Born in Atlanta, Ella Jacquelyn Johnson graduated from Clark University in Atlanta in 1941 before coming to Baltimore to live with relatives. She met her future husband while taking a typing class at the Cortez W. Peters Business School in Baltimore.
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January 1, 2004
Hennie R. Schneider, a retired statistician and librarian, died Dec. 24 of complications from a stroke at Highland Park Hospital in Highland Park, Ill. The Baltimore native was 81. Born Hennie Rand and raised on Eutaw Place, she graduated from Western High School in 1939. She earned a degree in library science from the University of Maryland, College Park and a master's degree from Simmons College in Boston. She was a statistician at the Housing Authority of Baltimore City and, later, a librarian for the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Agriculture.
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