Douglas F. Pollard, 68

April 29, 2011
  • Pollard

-APRIL 16, 2011

Douglas Fontaine Pollard of Glyndon, Md. and formerly of Hagerstown, died Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Keswick Multi-Care Center in Baltimore of congestive heart failure at the age of 68.

He was the son of the late Eleanor and Walter W. Pollard Jr. of Hagerstown.

Doug graduated from St. James School in 1961. He graduated from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia in 1965. After college, he married and joined Kidder Peabody and Co. in Baltimore as a stockbroker, becoming a vice-president in 1977.

In 1978, he joined Legg Mason to establish an institutional municipal bond presence at the firm. He was a senior vice-president and manager of institutional sales when he retired in 2001 because of heart problems.

In 1967, Doug joined the Maryland National Guard and was a member for six years.

Doug was a former president of the Municipal Bond Club of Baltimore. He served as a volunteer on the municipal securities rule-making board that heard violation cases.

A past president of the Mountain Lake Park Tennis Club in Garrett County, Md., his family had a summer cottage there since the early 1900's.

In 1986, Doug received his instrument rating as a private pilot and bought a Piper Turbo Arrow airplane. With a friend, he developed and built 41 aircraft hangars at the Carroll County (Md.) Airport.

Doug enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family at their condominium in Bethany Beach, Del.

He was a member of L'Hirondelle Club and the Center Club.

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