Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Martin G. Madden
MSA SC 3520-12171


Born in Washington, D.C., May 24, 1949.  Attended Iona College, B A., Economics, 1971.  Married; four children.

General Assembly:
House of Delegates, Howard & Prince George's Counties, 1991-94.  Member, Economic Matters Committee, 1991-94; Worker's Compensation Subcommittee.  Senate, District 13 (R), Howard, Prince George's Counties, 1995-2002.  Member, Rules Committee, 1995-2001; Special Joint Committee on Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program, 1995-98; Joint Subcommittee on Program Open Space and Agricultural Land Preservation, 1995-98; Finance Committee, 1995-99; Home Builders Registration Work Group, 1999.  Chair, Welfare Reform Subcommittee, 1995-99.  Senate chair, Joint Committee on Welfare Reform, 1996-2001.  Minority leader, 1998-2001.  Member, Spending Affordability Committee, 1998; Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, 1999-2001; Legislative Policy Committee, 1999-2001; Management Subcommittee, 1999-2001; Special Joint Committee on Pensions, 1999-2001; Budget and Taxation Committee, 2000-2002; Health and Human Services Subcommittee, 2000-2002.

Private Career and Other Public Service:
Insurance agent. Chairman, Critical Area Commission for the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays, 2003-. Member, Task Force on Traffic Capacity across the Chesapeake Bay, 2005-. Elected member, Prince George's County Republican Central Committee, 1982-83.  Board of Directors, Literacy Council of Prince George's County, 1989-90.  St. Vincent Pallotti High School, Laurel, 1989-; Martin C. Punke Foundation, 1991-.  Member, Governor's Commission on Baltimore City Automobile- Insurance Rate Reduction, 1995-96; Task Force to Examine the State's Cemetery and Funeral Industry, 1996; Task Force to Study Patient and Provider Appeal and Grievance Mechanisms, 1996; Task Force on the Loss of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for Legal Immigrants in Maryland, 1996-97; Task Force to Examine the Mortgage Lending Business, 1997; Commission on Inadvertent Displacement, 1997-98; Governor's Work Force Investment Board, 1998-2002; Study Panel to Review Economic Development Financing Programs, 1999; Commission on Transportation Investment, 1999; Maryland State Arts Council, 1999-2002; Task Force to Study College Readiness for Disadvantaged and Capable Students, 2000-2001; Transit Policy Panel, 2000.  Member, Citizens Against Spousal Abuse (CASA); Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD); Sierra Club; Kiwanis Club of Laurel; Knights of Columbus; Elk Ridge Heritage Society; Clarksville Ridge Citizens Association.  Outstanding Service Award, Prince George's County Chamber of Commerce, 1983.  National Republican Legislator of the Year, 1998.  Environmental Leadership Award.  Member, St. Louis Catholic Church.

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