Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Werner H. Fornos (1933-2013)
MSA SC 3520-13276


Born Werner Horst Farenhold in Leipzig, Germany, November 5, 1933.  Attended public schools in Newton, Massachusetts; University of Maryland, B.S., 1966.  Three children.  Died January 16, 2013, in Basye, Virginia.  Buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. 

General Assembly:
House of Delegates, Anne Arundel County, 1967-70.

Private Career and Other Public Service:
Employee of Pan American World Airways.  Served, in U.S. Army, 1964-68.  Deputy assistant manpower administrator of the U.S., 1966.  Delegate, 1967 Constitutional Convention of Maryland.  Chair, Non-Partisan Voter Registration of Anne Arundel County, 1966.  Director, Bureau of Field Services.  President, Population Institute.  Member, Young Democrats of Anne Arundel County; Sigma Delta Chi; Ruritan Club; Kiwanis Club of Annapolis; National Press Club.  Chair, Advisory Board, Southern States Farm Cooperative.  President, University College Alumni Association.  Vice-president, Community Chest of Anne Arundel County.  Selected as Annapolis' Young Man of the Year, 1968, and as one of Maryland's Five Outstanding Young Men, 1968. Humanist of the Year Award of the American Humanist Association, 1991. United Nations Population Award, 2003. 

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