Carmrid Glaston Hathaway II – Captain, United States Navy

From a contemporary press report

Carmrid Glaston Hathaway II, 79, a retired Navy captain and former Maryland horse breeder and trainer, died of cancer March 6, 2001, at Bethesda Naval Hospital. He
lived in Alexandria, Virginia.

Captain Hathaway was born in North Carolina and raised in the Washington area. He graduated from St. John's College High School and attended George Washington University before enlisting in the Navy in 1942. During World War II, he flew from the escort carrier USS Lunga Point in the Pacific.

He left the Navy after the war and founded and was president of the Veterans Cab Association of Washington and the Veterans Cab Co. of Prince George's County. He was recalled to active duty during the Korean War and served in Korea. Later assignments included naval air assignments as well as training and recruiting posts. He graduated from the University of Maryland. He was assigned to the Washington Navy Yard when he retired from active duty in 1975.

From 1977 to the late 1990s, he bred, trained and raced his own horses in Maryland. He stabled his horses at Rosecroft Raceway. A licensed breeder, he had served as a director of the Maryland Harness Horsemen's Association, the Maryland Standardbred Breeders Association, and the U.S. Trotting Association.

In the 1980s, he also had served as board chairman of Activities Investments Inc. of Washington.

His Navy decorations included the Air Medal.

His first wife, the former Margaret Deese, whom he married in 1944, died in 1988. Survivors include his wife, the former Klara Dadmanesh, whom he married in 1994 and who lives in Alexandria; two children from his first marriage, Pletcha Webb of New York and retired Navy Cmdr. Carmrid III, of Virginia Beach; a sister, Hilda Errigo of Alexandria; two stepchildren; and seven grandchildren.


On Tuesday, March 6, 2001, CARMRID G. HATHAWAY of Alexandria, VA. Beloved husband of Klara Hathaway; father of Pletcha Webb and Carmrid G. Hathaway, III; step-father of Ramin and Roya Dadmanesh. Survived by one sister, Hilda Errigo. Also survived by two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and an aunt, Mary Ruth Deans. Interment Arlington National Cemetery.

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