Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Carter M. Hickman (1910-2006)
MSA SC 3520-2808


Born in Felton, Delaware, August 25, 1910.  Attended Church Hill public schools; Washington College, B.S., 1931; Columbia University, M.A., 1934; University of Maryland; University of Delaware.  Married to Marion Hardesty; two children.  Died February 18, 2006, in Westborough, Massachusetts. 

General Assembly:
House of Delegates, Queen Anne's County, 1963-82.  Chair, Capital Budget Committee, 1967.  Chair, Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review Committee, 1972-82.  Vice-chair, Judiciary Committee, 1973-82.

Private Career and Other Public Service:
Real estate broker.  Farmer. Taught mathematics and science at Sudlersville High School, Queen Anne's County, 1931-42. Principal, Cerntreville High School, Queen Anne's County, 1942-49. Supervisor of Queen Anen's County high schools, 1949-54. Owner, Greensboro Feed Supply Company, 1954-66.  Delegate, 1967 Constitutional Convention of Maryland.  Member, Governor's Commission to Study the Problems of Drug Addiction.  Member, State Board of Education Advisory Committee on Contemporary Issues.  Member, Governor's Salary Commission, 1991-92.  Director, Chestertown Bank of Maryland.  Member,  Lions; Masons.  Member, Board of Trustees and Lay Delegate, Church Hill Methodist Church. In 1999, the District Court building in Centreville was named in his honor.

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