George A. Didden Jr., who headed National Capital Bank of Washington for more than 50 years, died of pneumonia at George Washington University Hospital on March 12.

Mr. Didden, 85, was known in Washington for running one of the safest banks in the country and for writing biting political and economic commentary in National Capital's annual reports.

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