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Maryland Manual, 1936
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State Canvassers and prepares that Board's minutes and certifications
in addition to keeping the records of their meetings and of the election
returns employees of legislative counsels and agents are required to
certify to him, under oath, whatever expenses have been incurred by
them in connection with their activities for or against legislation be-
fore the General Assembly; he is the custodian of the Great Seal of
the State; railroad leases are filed in his office and he exercises gen-
eral supervision over the detail work of the entire Executive Depart-
ment which consists of the office of the Governor and Secretary of

Chapter 683.Acts of 1935

The Governor may choose a Staff consisting of the Adjutant Gen-
eral or Assistant Adjutant General and not more than ten aides
selected from among the commissioned officers of the National Guard
(active or inactive).
Chief of Staff

Brigadier General J. B. P. Clayton Hill, The Assistant Adjutant
General, Howell House, 3 W. Franklin St., Baltimore, Md.


Brigadier General J. Craig McLanahan, Commanding 54th F. A. Bri-
gade, State Armory, Pikesville.

Brigadier General Amos W. W. Woodcock, Infantry, State Staff, An-

Colonel D. John Markey, Infantry, Commanding 1st Infantry, Fred-

Lieut. Colonel George Henderson, Infantry, Cumberland.
Lieut. Colonel Elmer F. Munshower, Infantry, Frederick.
Lieut. Colonel Harry C. Ruhl, Infantry, The War Memorial, Baltimore.
Major Matthew C. Fenton, Jr., Field Artillery, State Armory, Pikes-
Captain Stanley E. Hartman, Judge Advocate General's Department,

112 N. Eutaw Street, Baltimore.

Captain William C. Baxter, Infantry, 6th Regiment Armory, Balti-

Captain William C. Purnell, Infantry, 5th Regiment Armory, Balti-

The Military Staff of the Governor is provided for in Section 9,
Article 65, Bagby's Annotated Code of Maryland (Chapter 588, Gen-
eral Assembly of Maryland, January session, 1935), as follows:

"The Governor may choose a staff consisting of the Adjutant Gen-
eral and (or) the Assistant Adjutant General, and not more than ten
aides. The aides will be selected by the Governor from among the
Commissioned Officers of the National Guard (active or inactive).
Each of them may receive an appointment as aide, which, however,
shall not add to the actual grade of the officer so appointed; nor shall
such officer be relieved from duty with the organization to which he
is assigned, except when actually on duty as aide under the orders
of the Governor.

"The appointment of a Chief of Staff and of aides shall be at- the
pleasure of the Governor."

The Governor may appoint either the Adjutant General or the
Assistant Adjutant General as Chief of Staff of the Governor's Staff.


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