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Maryland Manual, 1955-56
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JOSEPH A. BERTORELLI, Democrat, Baltimore 1st; born in
Baltimore, June 10, 1911. He attended public school in Baltimore, the
Baltimore College of Commerce, and Baltimore City College. From
1944 to 1945 he served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theatres with the United
States Navy. Professional Musician, Past Commander American
Legion Post No. 177, President Italian American Civic Club of
Maryland, Inc., Past President Southern Community Council. Member,
Knights of Columbus, Eagles, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Past Vice
President Musicians Local No. 40 of Baltimore City. Married. Elected
to the House of Delegates in 1946. Elected to the Baltimore City
Council in 1951. Elected to the Senate in 1954.

HARRY A. COLE, Republican, Baltimore 4th; born in Washington,
D. C., January 1, 1921. He attended the public schools of Baltimore,
Morgan State College, graduating in 1943, and the University of
Maryland Law School, graduating in 1949. Attorney. Member of the
Maryland Bar. Formerly Justice of the Peace of Baltimore City and
Assistant Attorney General of Maryland. From 1943 to 1946 he served
as 1st Lieutenant, Quartermaster Corps. Secretary Monumental City
Bar Association. Member, Y.M.C.A., Urban League, N.A.A.C.P.
Unmarried. Elected to the Senate in 1954.

ROBERT P. DEAN, Democrat, Queen Anne's County; born in
Ridgely April 9, 1909. He attended Caroline County public schools,
Washington College, graduating in 1931, and Sperry Gyro School
in New York, 1934. Farmer. Served in Cavalry, C.M.T.C., 1925-1929.
President of Centreville Rotary Club and Past President Queen
Anne's County Farm Bureau. Married. Elected to the Senate in 1954.

GEORGE W. DELLA, Democrat, Baltimore 6th; born in Baltimore,
February 9, 1908, attending the public schools of that city and
Baltimore City College, graduating 1927. Received B.B.A. degree from
the University of Baltimore, 1932; graduated from University of
Baltimore Law School in 1935 and was admitted to the Bar in 1936.
Attorney. Chairman, Insurance and Loans Committee, 1945 and 1947;
chairman, Judicial Proceedings Committee, 1949 and 1950, member
Baltimore Country Club and Masons. Married. Appointed to the
Senate in 1939. President of the Senate 1951-1954.

THOMAS F. DEMPSEY, Democrat, Baltimore 3rd; born in Hamil-
ton, Baltimore County, September 6, 1914. He attended St. Paul's
School, Baltimore; Calvert Hall; and the University of Baltimore,
graduating in 1938. Member of the Bar since 1941. Attorney. Married.
Member House of Delegates 1939-1953. Elected to the Senate in 1954.

ANTHONY F. DiDOMENICO, Democrat, Baltimore 2nd; born in
Baltimore, June 24, 1905. Attended the Baltimore public schools, Uni-
versity of Maryland, receiving degree of LL.B. in 1926; and the Johns
Hopkins University. Attorney. Member of the House of Delegates
1942-1946 and of Baltimore City Council 1947-1954. Member of Elks.
Unmarried. Elected to the Senate in 1954.

CHARLES L. DOWNEY, Republican, Washington County; born at
Downsville, May 31, 1915. Attended public schools and the University
of Maryland, College of Agriculture, graduating 1938, B.S. degree.
Operates farm machinery business. Taught vocational agriculture.
Served 4 1/2 years World War II as Major with 102nd Infantry Divi-
sion, European theatre. Married. Member of the House of Delegates,
1951-1955. Appointed to the Senate in 1955.


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