Donald B. Robertson
MSA SC 3520-13369
Born in Washington, D.C., October 6, 1931. Attended Oberlin College, B.A., 1953; Columbia University School of Law, LL.B., 1958. Married; four children.
House of Delegates, Districts 1 & 18 (D), Montgomery County, 1971-89. Member, Judiciary Committee, 1971-73. Chair, Montgomery County Delegation, 1971-78. Member, Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee, 1974, 1977-89; Ways and Means Committee, 1975-76. Vice-chair, Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, 1979-87, member, 1979-89. Member, Legislative Policy Committee, 1979-89; Legislative Management Subcommittee, 1979-87; Spending Affordability Committee, 1982-87. Majority leader, 1979-87. Speaker pro tem, 1987-89.
Private Career and Other Public Service:
U.S. Naval officer, 1953-55. Attorney. Member of the Maryland State, D.C., and U.S. Supreme Court Bar Associations. Served on Governor's Commission to Study the Public Service Commission; Joint Committee on State Tax Structure; Ethics Committee, Maryland Democratic Party; Ethics, Elections and Reapportionment Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures; Chevy Chase Public Library Advisory Committee; Oberlin College Alumni Committee on Admissions; Study Commission on Lobbyist Ethics; Election Law Article Review Committee. Chair, Committee on Rules, Legislative Study Group; Ethics Law Code Revision Committee, Maryland Department of Legislative Reference. Vice-chair, Citizens' Committee of Chevy Chase, Section III. Co-author, "Recent Developments in Natural Gas Regulation by the FPC."
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