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JACOB R. RAMSBURG, Republican, Frederick County; born near
Lewistown, February 16, 1908. Attended Frederick County public
schools. Insurance agent. President, U. C. Winebrener & Son, Inc.,
Frederick; Secretary, Frederick Gas Company; Director, Marken
Bielfeld, Inc., and Frederick and Western Maryland Trust Co., Fred-
erick. Finance Chairman, Frederick Boy Scouts. Member, Executive
Committee of Maryland Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church of
Maryland; Salvation Army Advisory Board of Frederick; Frederick
Chamber of Commerce; Lions. Married. Member of the House of
Delegates, 1934-50. Minority Floor Leader of the House, 1947, 1949,
1950. Elected to the Senate in 1950.
GEORGE BACON RASIN, JR., Democrat, Kent County; born in
Worton, May 28, 1917. Attended Kent County public schools; Wash-
ington College, A.B. 1937; University of Maryland Law School, LL.B.
1941. Member of the Maryland Bar. Served in the U. S. Army, 1941-
43; U. S. Air Force, 1943-45; discharged as Captain, 1945. Served
with European Headquarters of the U. S. Foreign Aid Program,
1950-52. State's Attorney, Kent County, 1954-56, Member, American,
Maryland, and Kent County Bar Associations; Masons; Lions; Amer-
ican Legion. Appointed to Senate, April 1956.
LAYMAN J. REDDEN, Democrat, Caroline County; born in Den-
ton, October 6 1904. Attended Caroline County public schools; Blair
Academy in New Jersey; University of Pennsylvania, A.B. 1926;
graduate work in law, Washington and Lee University, University
of Maryland. Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1934. Secretary, local
Selective Service Advisory Board during World War II. State's
Attorney, Caroline County, 1934-46; delegate to the State Democratic
Convention in 1946. President, Caroline County Bar Association,
1954. Married. Elected to the Senate in 1950.
CHARLES M. SEE, Republican, Allegany County; born in Cum-
berland, May 12, 1902. Attended the Maryland School for the Blind,
Overlea; graduated 1924. Field Representative and Trustee, Mary-
land Workshop for the Blind. Vice president, Allegany-Garrett
County Tuberculosis Association; past president, Allegany-Garrett
County Chapter of Muscular Dystrophy Association of America.
Member, Optimist Club; Elks; Eagles; Knights of Malta. Married.
Member of the House of Delegates, 1938-55. Appointed to the Senate
in May 1955.
FRANK E. SHIPLEY, Democrat, Howard County; born in Savage,
October 9, 1890. Attended Howard County public schools; West-
ern Maryland College; University of Maryland Medical School, M.D.
1915. Physician. Served in Medical Corps, U. S. Army, during World
War I. Treasurer, Howard County, 1930-1946; member and past
president, Board of Managers, Rosewood State Training School.
Director and vice president, Laurel Building Association; director,
Patapsco National Bank of Ellicott City; past president, Howard
County Medical Society. Member, Masons; Eastern Star; Maryland
Jockey Club. Married. Elected to the Senate in 1954.
JOHN GRASON TURNBULL, Democrat, Baltimore County; born
in Towson, January 23, 1909. Atttended McDonogh School; The Johns
Hopkins University; University of Maryland Law School, LL.B. 1932.
Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1932. Inducted as private in the
U. S. Army, 1943; discharged as captain. Deputy State's Attorney,
Baltimore County, 1939-43; State's Attorney, Baltimore County,
1947-48. Married. Member of the House of Delegates, 1943-48.
Appointed to the Senate in 1948. Majority Leader, 1955-57.