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Caroline County—HARRY A. ROE, Republican.
Senator Roe is the son of the late Andrew B. Roe, who
was Senator in 1882 and 1884. He was born in Minnesota,
in 1857, but in 1859 moved to Caroline County, where he has
since resided. He was educated in the public schools and
Dover Conference Academy. He has been closely identified
with the fruit and vegetable packing business, and until 1002
had never taken much interest in politics. He was elected for
a term of four years in 1901.
Carroll County—JOHNZIE E. BEASMAN, Democrat.
Senator Beasman was born near Sykesville, and is fifty-two
years of age. He is the son of Captain Joshua Beasman. His
early education was received in the public schools of Carroll
County. Subsequently he entered the Maryland Agricultural
College, where he graduated. From his graduation up to the
present time he has been engaged in farming and dairying
at Sykesville. He has been actively identified with his party
affairs all his life. He was elected three times to the House
of Delegates—namely, in 1884, 1886 and 1894, and twice to
the Senate, in 1890 and 1903. As a member of the General
Assembly he served on many important committees, including
that of the Ways and Means. He was a member of the State
Live Stock Board for four years.
Cecil County—HENRY M. MCCULLOUGH, Republican.
Mr. McCullough was born September 24, 1858, at Elkton.
His father, James T. McCullough, was a prominent member
of the Cecil bar, and represented his county in the Senate in
1855. His mother was a daughter of Colonel George E.
Mitchell, who served with distinction in the United States Army
in the War of 1812, and who was a member of Congress for
three terms. Mr. McCullough acquired his education at the
Elkton Academy and at Princeton, He read law under his
father, and was admitted to the bar in June, 1881. In 1900 he
was elected one of the Presidential Electors at Large by the
Republican party. In 1901 he was elected to the State Senate,
defeating Senator Austin L. Crowthers, who was a candidate
Charles County—GEORGE T. C. GRAY, Republican.
Senator Gray was born in Charles County, May 6, 1852.
He was educated at the public schools, and afterwards engaged
in farming and merchandising. He was a member of the