Individual Record 3022

Name}   Hoyer, Lawrence C. Family History} Olson                 
  Title} Dr. Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam 20 Aug 1936 Place} Washington, District of Columbia
Marr.: Date}   Place}       (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 14 May 1997 Place} Columbia, Howard, Maryland
Burial: Date} After 14 May 1997 Place} Ashes scattered, Assateaque Island
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Source 1} 1512=1940 USA cen
Source 2} 1004=Index
Source 3} 999 = S.S. record
Source 4} 1519=Obituary
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Parents: } Edgar R. Hoyer & Marianetta Riggles
   Relationship No.} 1096
1st Household No.} 610 = Bethesda, Montgomery, Maryland
      Occupation 1} Scientist
       Occupation 2} Teacher
Spouses:   Prime} Unknown, Phyllis
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Lawrence C. Hoyer was born 20 Aug 1936 in Washington, D.C.. He was the second son of Edgar R. Hoyer and Marianetta Riggles.  In the 1940 U.S. census, the family was living at 1309 Seneca Lane, Bethesda, Maryland.  His father was an accountant for a concrete mixing company.

Lawrence grew up in Bethesda and attended St. James School.  Good in sports, he was a football quarterback, baseball shortshop, and basketball point guard.  He attended Wesleyan University in Connecticut, and taught science at St. James and Hood College in Frederick, Maryland.

About 1962, he married Phyllis, and they had two sons.  They made their home in Walkersville, Maryland, where they had a solar-heated home on two acres.

In 1974, he earned a doctrate in Medical entomology from John Hopkins University, and worked for the National Cancer Institute for seven years.  After earning a teaching certificate, he taught at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia, Maryland, from 1986 until his death.

He worked for a custom home-builder, did wood carving, took students on field trips, was a member of Earthwatch, and took up scuba-diving.

Lawrence died 14 May 1997, after breaking up a fight between several girls at Wilde Lake High School.  His ashes were to be scattered on Assateaque Island.  The Larry Hoyer Memorial Fund was established to promote his lessons about self-esteem, hard work and following rules.
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Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
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Education: Grade} B.S.                       or Top 2 Degrees} M.D.
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
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Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 18 Dec 2013
Date Created}  15 Dec 2013
Copyright © 2013 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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