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MARY L. NOCK, Democrat, Wicomico County; born in Green Hill.
Attended Wicomico County public schools; graduate of Beacom Busi-
ness College, Wilmington, Delaware. Housewife. Board member, and
Secretary-Treasurer, S.R.E.B. Married. Member of the House of Dele-
gates, 1947-55. Member of the Senate since 1955. Member of the
Legislative Council, 1953-54. Chairman of the Education Committee
since 1959. Member of the Legislative Council since 1959.
JOHN-CLARENCE NORTH, Democrat, Talbot County; born in
Tilghman, August 25, 1922. Attended Easton public schools; Uni-
versity of Baltimore, LL.B., 1947. Member of the Maryland Bar.
Served in the U. S. Navy during World War II Member, American,
Maryland, and Talbot County Bar Associations; Odd Fellows; Elks;
Knights of Pythias; American Legion; V.F.W.; Masons; Moose;
Shrine; American Ordnance Association. Married. Member of the
House of Delegates, 1951-55. Member of the Senate since 1955. Chair-
man, Banking and Insurance Committee, since 1955.
JOHN T. PARRAN, JR., Democrat, Charles County; born in Balti-
more, February 5, 1926. Attended Charles County public schools;
Charlotte Hall Academy; The Citadel; University of Maryland, B.A.,
1950. Real estate and insurance broker. Served with the U. S. Army,
1944-46. Past president, Young Democrats of Charles County; Indian
Head Business Association. Past vice president, Charles County Junior
Chamber of Commerce. Regional Director, Boy Scouts of America.
Member, Lions; Moose; American Legion. Married. Member of the
House of Delegates, 1955-59. Member of the Senate since 1959. Chair-
man, Motor Vehicles Committee since 1961 Session. Chairman, Legis-
lative Council Committee to Study Automobile Inspections. Chairman,
Entertainment Committee, 1963 Session.
HARRY T. PHOEBUS, Republican, Somerset County; born in Oriole,
February 24, 1893. Attended Oriole public schools. Automobile dealer
and real estate broker. County Commissioner, Somerset County,
1921-25. County Treasurer, Somerset County, 1925. Commissioner of
Labor and Statistics, 1937. Married. Member of the House of Delegates,
1917-21. Member of the Senate, 1935-37, and since 1947. Minority
Leader, 1955-63 Sessions.
JAMES A. PINE, Democrat, Baltimore County; born in Princeton,
W. Va., August 12, 1912. Attended West Virginia public schools;
West Virginia University, B.S., 1938; Washington and Lee University;
University of Maryland Law School, LL.B., 1944. Admitted to the
Maryland Bar, 1944. Counsel, Baltimore County Board of County
Commissioners, 1950-51; Solicitor, Baltimore County, 1951-53. Trustee,
Calvary Baptist Church, Towson. Member, Elks; Lions; Masons;
Moose; Shrine. Married. Member of the Senate since 1959. Chairman,
Executive Nominations Committee, 1961 Session. Chairman, Finance
Committee, 1962 Session. Chairman, Intergovernmental Cooperation
Committee, 1963 Session.
J. FRANK RALEY, JR., Democrat, St. Mary's County; born in
Park Hall, September 13, 1926. Attended St, Mary's County parochial
schools; Charlotte Hall Military Academy; Georgetown University.
General insurance agent. Served with the U. S. Army, 1945-46. Former
member, Maryland Economic Development Commission. Past presi-
dent, Lexington Park Chamber of Commerce. Married. Member of the
House of Delegates, 1965-59. Member of the Senate since 1963. Chair-
man, Public Buildings Committee, 1963 Session.