WALTER M. BAKER, Democrat, District 34. Born in Port Deposit, September 23,
1927. Attended Perryville High School; Washington College, B.A., 1960; University
of Maryland School of Law, LL.B., 1960. Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1960.
Served in the U.S. Army. State's attorney for Cecil County, 1963-1966. Past presi-
dent and past director, Cecil County Bar Association; past president. Young Demo-
crat Club of Washington College and Cecil County. Member, Elkton Rotary dub
(past director and past president); American Legion. Recipient, Sadler Award,
Washington College. Married; 2 children. Member of the Senate since 1979. District
office: R.D. #4, Riverside Dr., Elkton 21921. Annapolis office: 208 James Bldg.,
21401; tel. 269-3661.
JOHN J. BISHOP, JR., Republican, District 10. Born in Baltimore, December 6,
1927. Attended Baltimore parochial schools; Loyola College; Towson State College;
University of Baltimore; University of Baltimore Law School, J.D„ 1951. Admitted
to the Maryland Bar, 1954. Served in the U.S. Coast Guard. Member, Maryland and
Baltimore County Bar Associations; National Society of State Legislators; Citizens
Conference on State Legislatures. Member, Governor's Commission on Humane
Practices. Member, executive committee, Maryland Blue Cross. Past board member,
Mental Health Association of Maryland; Maryland Association for Retarded Chil-
dren. Member, American Legion. Past post commander and past state judge advo-
cate, Catholic War Veterans. Delegate, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers Uni-
versity, 1968. Received numerous distinguished service awards and citations.
Married. Member of the Senate since 1967. District office: 6671 Loch Hill Rd„
Baltimore 21239; tel. 823-6313. Annapolis office: 410 James Bldg., 21401; tel.
CLARENCE W. BLOUNT, Democrat, District 41. Born in Aurora, N.C., April 20,
1921. Attended Baltimore City public schools; Morgan State College, B A , 1950; The
Johns Hopkins University, M.A., 1965; Georgetown University. Educator. Served m
World War II; awarded Combat Commission. Member, Governor's Commission on
Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice; Executive Board and National
Steering Committee, Education Commission of the States; Southern Regional Educa-
tion Board. Member, National Democratic Committee. Member, Academy of Political
Science; Academy of Political and Social Science; Morgan State University Alumni As-
sociation; The Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association; Baltimore Urban
League; NAACP; Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Member, Board of Trustees of Provi-
dent and Sinai Hospitals, Member, Advisory Board, United Student Aid. Member,
Advisory Council, National Association of Community and Junior Colleges; member,
National Educational Forum; member. Urban Affairs Committee, N.C.S.L.; chairman,
Urban Services Commission, Baltimore City. Received numerous distinguished service
awards. Married. Member of the Senate since 1971. Member, Legislative Policy Com-
mittee. District office; 3307 1/2 Liberty Heights Ave., Baltimore 21215; tel. 466-1197.
Annapolis office. 100 James Bldg., 21401; tel. 269-3434.
JOSEPH S. BONVEGNA, Democrat, District 46. Born in Baltimore, January 9,
1922. Attended Baltimore public schools. Served in the U.S. Army, 1942-1946. Dele-
gate to Democratic State Convention. Chief clerk, Baltimore City Council. Assistant
chief clerk, Baltimore City Council. Member and vice-president, 26th Ward United
Democratic Club of Baltimore City. Member, East Highland Democratic Club; Fort
Marshall Democratic Club; Highland Clipper Club. Member, Optimist Club of
Highlandtown. Former vice-president, American Soccer League. President, Baltimore
Pompeii Soccer Team; Lombard Pleasure Club. Member, Civic Democratic Club; Ex-
change Club of Highlandtown; Catholic War Veterans; Sons of Italy. Unmarried.
Member of the House of Delegates, 1967-1975. Member of the Senate since 1975. Dis-
trict office: 419 S. Highland Ave., Baltimore 21224; tel. 276-8500. Annapolis office: 311
James Bldg., 21401; tel 269-3841.