Society of Senates Past

[Photograph of State Senator]

Democrat, Montgomery County, District 3B, 18.

Senator Schweinhaut died in Kensington, Montgomery County, Maryland on March 16, 1997.

Member of Senate, 1961-1990. Chairperson, Executive Nominations Committee, 1971-83. Member, Legislative Council (now Legislative Policy Committee) 1971-83, 1986-1990. Member, Judicial Proceedings Committee.

Member, House of Delegates, 1955-61.

Chairperson, State Commission on Aging, 1959-83. Member, Governor's Commission on Condominiums, Cooperatives and Homeowners Associations, 1982-84; Governor's Task Force on Senior Citizen Activity Centers; Golden Age Card Task Force; Task Force on Elderly Abuse and Neglect. Member, International Gerontological Society; Montgomery Retarded Children's Association.

Born in Washington, D.C. Attended Washington, D.C., public schools; The George Washington University; National University Law School. Honorary Doctor of Laws degree, St. Joseph College, 1971. Certificate of Merit, National Council of Senior Citizens; Outstanding Legislator, Knights of Columbus; Citation of Merit, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Outstanding Service, Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce; Montgomery County Sentinel Legislator of the Year Award, 1983.

Compiled from the biographical files of the Maryland Manual, ©Maryland State Archives, March 18, 1999

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