Dr. Albert L. DeMond, 76, a retired educator and former manpower utilzation officer for the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, died Thursday at George Washington University Hospital of myelofibrosis anemia, a bone marrow disease.
Dr. DeMond began teaching commercial arithmetic and the science of accounts at Cardozo High School in 1931. In 1952, he became head of the Department of Business Practice in Division II of D.C. public school system.
He was appointed to HEW's Division of Vocational and Technical Education in 1963, where he was manpower utilization officer until leaving in 1969 to become chairman of the Department of Business Administration at Bowie State College. He retired in 1973.
Dr. DeMond also directed "Classroom 9," an hour-long educational program on WTOP-TV here from 1958 to 1962 and was principal of the Armstrong Center's adult education program for four years.
A native of New Orleans, he graduated from the LeMoyne Normal Institute, in Memphis, in 1922. He earned a bachelor's degree in education from Syracuse University in 1926, a master's degree in business tration from New York University in 1930, and a doctorate in economics from Catholic University 1945. In 1950, he earned a professional diploma in secondary school administration from the old Miner Teachers College here.
Dr. DeMond'd professional associations included membership in the American Society for Traning and Development, the Washington Society of Accountancy, the Washington Teachers' Union, Local 27, the National Education Association and the American Association of Teachers.
He lived in Washington and was active in the Brookland Civic Association, the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, the NAACP and the Business Education League.
He was chairman of the education committee of the D.C. Chamber of Commerce and a member of the board of directors of Sales and Marketing Executives Inc. of Washington, where he edited the monthly newsletter "Sales Sense."
Survivors include his wife, Otwiner S., of the home; a sister, Ruth DeMond Brooks, of Silver Spring; and a brother, William A., of Hyattsville. CAPTION: Picture, DR. ALBERT L. DeMOND