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He enjoys hunting and takes occasional duck and goose hunting
trips to the Eastern Shore. On a trip to Maine he brought back a
black bear cub which he presented to the Baltimore Zoo. The cub was
a gift to the Governor from the Maine Game Commission.
He is an avid sports fan and often attends games of the various
professional teams in Baltimore. He attended the National Football
League Championship Game won by Baltimore in New York in 1958.
He went to Cleveland in 1964 where Baltimore lost, and he went to
the Super Bowl in Miami in 1969 and was there again in 1971 when
the Colts won the World Championship. He was also present in 1970
when the Baltimore Orioles captured the World Series.
The Governor has over 300 pipes in his collection and is seldom
seen without one. The Pipe and Tobacco Council of America honored
him with its "Pipesmoker of the Year" award as 1969's "national
figure who best exemplifies the manly art of pipesmoking."
In 1964 Marvin Mandel was named Man of the Year by his college
fraternity Tau Epsilon Phi, and he was named Maryland Veteran of
the Year in 1968 by an association of various veterans' groups. He is
a member of the Baltimore, Maryland, and American Bar Associa-
tions, Omicron Delta Kappa, and he is Past State Chairman of the
Jewish War Veterans.
Governor Mandel has been named "Man of the Year" by numerous
other organizations. In addition, he is the recipient of the 1969 and
1970 Herbert Lehman Ethics Awards and was named Man of the
Year by the 21 Jewel Square Club of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a
Masonic organization of that State's most prominent jurists, business-
men, government figures and civic leaders.
His alma mater, the University of Maryland, conferred an honorary
Doctor of Laws degree on Governor Mandel at its 1969 commencement
exercises. He also received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from
Towson State College in 1969 and from Washington College in 1971.
In June 1971, Governor Mandel received honorary Doctorates from
Morgan State College in Baltimore, Yeshiva University in New York,
and Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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