Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Ellen R. Sauerbrey
MSA SC 3520-12334

Brief Biography:

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, September 9, 1937.  Attended Western Maryland College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1959.  Married.

General Assembly:
House of Delegates, Legislative Districts 5B & 10 (R), Baltimore County, 1979-94.  Minority Leader, 1987-94.  Member, Economic Matters Committee, 1979-86; Ways and Means Committee, 1987-92; Economic Development and Trade Committee, 1987-94; Appropriations Committee, 1993-94; Education and Transportation Subcommittee; Rules and Executive Nominations Committee; Legislative Policy Committee; Management Subcommittee; Joint Budget and Audit Committee; Spending Affordability Committee.

Private Career and Other Public Service:
High school science teacher.  District Manager, U.S. Census, 1970.  Delegate, Republican Party National Conventions, 1968, 1976, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000.  Vice-chair, Republican Central Committee, Baltimore County, 1966-70.  National Committee Member, Republican State Central Committee of Maryland, 1996-.  Vice-president, Maryland Federation of Republican Women.  President, Baltimore County Federation of Republican Women.  Trustee, Franklin Square Hospital; Council on Economic Education in Maryland.  Secretary, Maryland Society for Multiple Sclerosis.  Selection panel, President's Commission on White House Fellows.  Member, Task Force for Affordable Housing, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.   Member, Southern Legislative Conference.  National Chair and Board of Directors, American Legislative Exchange Council.  Member, Farm Bureau; Beta Beta Beta (biology honor society); Disabled American Veterans, Legislative Advisory Committee.  Columnist, Congressional Rollcall.  Inducted into the Maryland Women's Hall of Fame, 2013.

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