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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | February 14, 2000
Raymond Daugherty, a retired Westinghouse Electric Corp. electrical engineer and generous toy maker, died Thursday of lung cancer at his Arbutus home. He was 77. Mr. Daugherty retired in 1985 from Westinghouse Electric Corp.'s Sykesville facility, where he was a senior manufacturing engineer. He started his career building transformers in the company's old Wilkens Avenue plant in 1951. After retiring, he turned from working with metal to wood. He began making furniture, toy trains, trucks, airplanes, dollhouses, autos, cradles and rocking horses from his garage-workshop.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun | September 27, 2014
Thomas L. Kitchner Jr., a recently retired Baltimore Sun employee who had worked previously at Westinghouse Electric Corp., died Sept. 21 at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of complications from a fall. He was 66. Thomas Leonard Kitchner Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised in Brooklyn Park. He graduated in 1966 from Merganthaler Technical-Vocational High School and enlisted in the Army in 1968. He served with an infantry unit and saw combat in Vietnam. He was discharged in 1968 and later earned an associate's degree from what is now the Community College of Baltimore County-Catonsville.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,Sun reporter | March 7, 2008
Clarence J. "Sonny" Morsberger, a retired Westinghouse Electric Corp. inspector who enjoyed telling stories about life in Baltimore, died Saturday of prostate cancer at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The longtime Morrell Park resident was 81. Mr. Morsberger was born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, the son of a Prohibition-era bootlegger. "Dad spoke about big cars with secret compartments to transport liquor and gangs coming down from New York and federal agents," said his daughter, Susanne K. Morsberger, a Harbor Hospital pharmacist.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2014
James T. Lanier, an electrical engineer and devoted Clemson University football fan, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of brain cancer. He was 60. James Taylor Lanier was born in Sylacauga, Ala., and was raised in Copperhill, Tenn., where he graduated in 1972 from Copper Basin High School. In 1977, he earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Clemson and later received a master's degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the Johns Hopkins University.
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September 27, 1995
A story in yesterday's Anne Arundel edition of The Sun about Westinghouse Electric Corp. incorrectly stated the amount the Linthicum division has donated to county schools. It is more than $400,000.The Sun regrets the error.
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By States News Service | September 10, 1990
Federal Contracts Report is a weekly summary of selected contracts recently awarded by the federal government to companies and other vendors in the Baltimore area.*Madigan Construction Co. Inc. in Baltimore won a $2,045,725 contract and another $1,658,710 contract from the U.S. Postal Service to provide construction services.*Westinghouse Electric Corp. of Baltimore won a $451,825 contract from the Air Force to provide engineering services.*C.E.R.Inc. of Baltimore won a $546,600 contract from the Army to provide maintenance, alteration and repair of real property.
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By States News | August 12, 1991
Federal Contracts Report is a weekly summary of selected contracts recently awarded by the federal government to companies and other vendors in the Baltimore area.* The George Hyman Construction Co. of Suitland won a $54,164,000 contract from the Navy to provide for construction of the second phase of a headquarters building at the Naval Intelligence Command Headquarters.* Scientech Inc. of Rockville won a $1,325,898 contract from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to provide back-end containment performance and source-term analysis.
NEWS
June 4, 1991
Linthicum resident Aris Melissaratos has been named general manager of corporate productivity and quality for Westinghouse Electric Corp.Previously a manager of the design engineering and manufacturing operations divisions for Westinghouse in Baltimore, Melissaratos has had a career that spans a variety of engineering, operating and program management assignments at the company.Melissaratos succeeds Jack Fooks, vice president of corporate productivity and quality, who is retiring. Melissaratos joined Westinghouse in 1966, and has been general manager of the operations division since 1985.
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September 13, 1992
Tommy K. Elza, a machinist with the Westinghouse Electric Corp. for 37 years, died Monday of cancer and diabetes at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 51.Services for Mr. Elza, a native of Whitmer, W.Va., who lived in Baltimore Highlands, will be at 2 p.m. today at Hinkle Funeral Home in Davis, W.Va.Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; a son, Dennis Elza of Arbutus; a daughter, Deborah Scott of Baltimore; a grandson, Glenn Scott; three brothers, John Elza of Ohio, Harold Elza of Pasadena and Bud Elza of Baltimore; and three sisters, Virginia Vance, Shelva Jean Cross and Sandy Judy, all of West Virginia.
BUSINESS
March 23, 1992
This is a weekly summary of selected prime contracts recently awarded by the federal government to companies and other vendors in Maryland.Maryland contractsNational defense contractsBeretta USA Corp. in Accokeek won a $1,783,040 contract from the Army to provide handguns.Westinghouse Electric Corp. in Hunt Valley won a $144,852 contract from the Air Force to provide assemble equipment.Non-defense contractsHyman/Power in Bethesda won a $187,210,000 contract from the U.S. Postal Service to build a general mail plant in Chicago.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 11, 2013
Stanley J. Andrzejewski Sr., a retired electronics engineer who survived the nearly ill-fated assault on Italy's Mount Belvedere during World War II, died Thursday of respiratory failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88. The son of a plumber-prize fighter and a homemaker, Stanley Joseph Andrzejewski Sr. was born in Baltimore and raised at 1612 Thames St. in Fells Point. In 1943, Mr. Andrzejewski dropped out of Patterson High School and enlisted in the Army, and after completing basic training, decided to join the men of the 10th Mountain Division, who were known as "soldiers on skis" and whose training facility was near Vail, Colo.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 14, 2013
William J. "Bill" Turcovski, a Northrop Grumman electrical engineer who enjoyed antiquing, died May 7 from pneumonia at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. He was 52. The son of a supervisor and a homemaker, William John Turcovski was born and raised in Altoona, Pa., where he graduated in 1978 from Altoona Area High School. After graduating in 1982 with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Pennsylvania State University, he began his career at Westinghouse Electric Corp.'s Linthicum plant, which is now Northrop Grumman.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | January 10, 2013
Vernon B. Morris Jr., a retired Westinghouse Electric Corp. engineer, died Monday of renal failure at the Genesis HealthCare Cromwell Center. He was 88. Vernon Byron Morris Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised on Lanvale Street. He was a 1941 graduate of Polytechnic Institute and served in Baltimore with the Coast Guard Auxiliary during World War II. Mr. Morris earned an engineering degree from the Johns Hopkins University in the early 1950s and subsequently worked for Bendix Corp.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | November 14, 2012
Albert M. Johnston, a Severna Park activist who closely followed zoning and planning issues who was also a retired labor attorney and Westinghouse Electric executive, died Nov. 10 at his home. Family members said no medical cause of death has been determined. He was 88. Born in Lincoln, Neb., he earned two degrees from the University of Nebraska, one in electrical engineering and a bachelor of arts. He was also a Harvard Law School graduate. He served in World War II from 1943 to 1946 in the Army's Signal Corps.
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By Edward Gunts, The Baltimore Sun | July 2, 2012
Albert Richard Baines Jr., a retired tool designer for Westinghouse Electric Corp. and World War II veteran, died Tuesday at his home in Arnold. He was 92. According to the funeral home handling his service, his death was due to "natural causes. " Born in Baltimore on Sept. 25, 1919, Mr. Baines was raised in Sparrows Point, where he graduated from Sparrows Point High School. He served in the Army as a paratrooper in the Pacific during World War II. He was in the 462nd Parachute Field Artillery, 503rd Regimental Combat Team.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | July 10, 2010
Herman Broadwater, a Westinghouse Electric Corp. worker and World War II veteran, died July 4 of diabetes-related ailments at Bay Pines Veteran Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was 85. Mr. Broadwater, the son of farmers, was born in Federalsburg and raised in Westernport. After graduating from Westernport High School in 1942, he came to Baltimore and worked at the old Glenn L. Martin Co. in Middle River, assembling warplanes. He enlisted in the Army Air Forces in 1943 and was sent to Europe.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | February 26, 2010
Richard Carl Merriken Sr., a retired Westinghouse Electric Corp. manager and a longtime volunteer firefighter, died Feb. 20 at Season Hospice at Northwest Hospital Center of complications from a fall in his Reisterstown home. He was 82. Mr. Merriken was born in Baltimore and raised in Odenton and Pikesville. He was a 1945 graduate of Franklin High School and served in the Army from 1945 to 1947 at Fort Meade. He had worked at Westinghouse for 35 years as a logistics manager until retiring in 1985.
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