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    1. [MDFR] History Moment - 1-30-20
    2. John Ashbury
    3. On January 30, 1841, George Alfred 'Gath' Townsend, youngest Civil War correspondent and the builder of the stone monument at Gathland State Park near Burkittsville to War Correspondents, was born. On January 30, 1944, Dr. Levin West, a Brunswick physician for 58 years, a banker and councilman, died in Frederick. He was buried at St. Mark's Episcopal Church at Petersville, near where he was born on July 26, 1864. On January 30, 2009, Charles H. "Buzz" Smelser, who served in the Maryland General Assembly as a delegate and senator for 37 years, representing Frederick and Carroll counties, died at his home near Unionville. He was born July 4, 1920, in Uniontown MD. If anyone can add information to these History Moments, or would like to suggest an item for another calendar day, please contact me privately. John W. Ashbury <mailto:Wasps1965@comcast.net> Wasps1965@comcast.net

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