Charles Marshall Orme

Charles Marshall Orme

Barnesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Death 14 Jul 1970 (aged 78)
Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row F, Lot 40, Site 4
Memorial ID 83957947 · View Source
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- Maurice Orme [1868-1949]
- Bertha R. (Smith) Orme [1874-1950]

Married (1) Irene Vivian Bosley Orme (1898 - 1985)*

- Edythe Rotruck [1921-2016]
- Mary Louise Crown
- Lorraine Sekula - Koonce [1925-2019]
- Charles Lindburgh [1927-1995]

Married (2) Ethel L. Poole

Military Service
MD PFC Co. A, 304 Supply TN, WWI
79th Division

Montgomery County, MD, Chief of Police - 1939-1940 and 1946-1955.

The Frederick Post - July 16, 1970

Charles M. Orme, 78, Damascus, a well-known law enforcement officer of Montgomery County died Tuesday at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Born at Barnesville, a son of the late Maurice and Bertha Smith Orme, he started his law enforcement career as a policeman on the Montgomery County force. In 1925 he was appointed to the sheriff's office where he served as deputy and chief deputy for a period of 15 years, serving under four sheriffs.

He resigned in 1939 to accept an appointment as chief of the Montgomery County Police Department.

Under his administration, the police force grew from a total of 35 men in 1939 to 177 men in 1955, when he retired at the age of 62.

He served overseas in the 79th Division in World War I and was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He is survived by his wife, Irene V. Orme; three daughters, Mrs. Edythe Rotruck and Mrs. Mary Louise Crown, both of Gaithersburg, and Mrs. Lorraine Sekula, Silver Spring; and one son, Charles L. Orme, Gaithersburg.

Three grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and a niece, Mrs. Vivian Weller, Beallsville, also survive.

Friends may call at the Olin L. Molesworth Funeral Home in Damascus Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Services will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Frank Depro, pastor of Damascus United Methodist Church will officiate. Interment will be in Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville.

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  • Created by: Glenn Wallace
  • Added: 24 Jan 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 83957947
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Marshall Orme (7 Mar 1892–14 Jul 1970), Find a Grave Memorial no. 83957947, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Glenn Wallace (contributor 46802463) .