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medicine at the University of Maryland in 1885 and then re-
moved to Dickeyville where he has a large and lucrative
practice. This is the first office he has ever held.
E. L. PAINTER, Democrat.
Mr. Painter is of Quaker descent, his family settling origi-
nally in Pennsylvania. He is a gradute of the Rennsellaer
Polytechnic Institute of Troy, N. Y., widely known as the
oldest school of engineering in the United States. Though
never having held office before he has always advocated im-
provement in local laws and especially in primary laws. Mr.
Painter is a member of the Baltimore Bar.
C. L. ROGERS, JR., Democrat.
Mr. Rogers was born near Pikesville on his father's farm,
known as "Forest View," where ever since leaving the Balti-
more City College he has resided. In 1894 he married Miss
Fannie L. Gibbons, of California, and they have one son. He
has always farmed and takes an active interest in anything
that is for the advancement of the agriculturist. He was a
member of the Grange, serving as master and secretary. He
holds commission as lieutenant of Calvary Troop A., M. N. G.
C. S. SLADE, Democrat.
Mr. Slade is a farmer of White Hall, and has never held
public office. He is about forty-five years old, and is the son
ofCristopher Slade who was a member of the House in 1880.
H. W. KNOEBEL, Democrat.
Mr. Knoebel is a farmer and merchant about thirty-seven
years of age, and obtained his education in the schools of Bal-
timore city and county. He has been postmaster and Justice
of the Peace, and in 1898 was a member of the House. He is
much interested in the success of the Democratic party.
JOHN GREEN, Democrat.
Mr. Green was born in 1859, educated in the private
•schools of Baltimore and Bryant and Stratton's Business Col-
lege. For several years he was book-keeper and salesman for
different firms, and later conducted a grocery business. He
is now engaged in farming and trucking at Walnut Grove.