DENNIS F. RASMUSSEN, Democrat, District 7. Born in Essex, June 14, 1947.
Attended Baltimore County public schools; Essex Community College; Loyola Col-
lege, B.A., 1970. Real estate associate; former independent businessman and bank
operations officer. Member, Southeastern Y.M.C.A. Board of Directors; Vocational-
Technical Education Advisory Council of Baltimore County; Exchange Club of
Essex; Eastern Baltimore County Democratic and Civic Association; 15th District
Democratic Club; Baltimore County Marine, Fire, Rescue, Paramedic Association;
Greater Kingsville Improvement and Civic Association; Essex Improvement Associ-
ation; Blue Ridge/Walnut Hills Improvement Association; Deep Creek Democratic
and Civic Club; Greater Kingsville Coordinating Council; Essex Heritage Society.
Married. Member of the House of Delegates, 1975 - 1978. Member, Joint Commit-
tee on Personnel Management Study, 1975 - 1978; Joint Committee on Drug Abuse
and Alcoholism Administration Merger, 1975; chairman. Ad Hoc Committee on
State Data Processing, 1975-1978. Member of the Senate since 1978. Chairman,
Baltimore County Senate Delegation. District office: 418 Eastern Blvd., Baltimore
21221; tel. 391-7800. Annapolis office: 210 James Bldg., 21401, tel. 269-2598.
H. ERLE SCHAFER, Democrat, District 32 Born in Baltimore, February 2, 1938.
Attended Baltimore City public schools; University of Baltimore; University of
Baltimore Law School; LL.B., J.D., 1963; Mount Vernon School of Law. Served in
the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Marine Corps Reserves. Anne Arundel County
Council, 1970- 1974; Anne Arundel County Urban Renewal Administrator, 1975-
1978; former co-chairman, Governor's Commission on Hiring the Handicapped.
Member, North County Businessman's Association; Chamber of Commerce; past
president, Richard Henry Lee P.T.A; Optimist Club; AF & AM; Elks; past chair-
man, Cancer Fund Drive, 1977. Member, board of directors, American Lung Asso-
ciation; Anne Arundel General Hospital. Voted Outstanding Young Man of the
Year, 1970- 1971. Instrumental in establishing the Open Door Drug Rehabilitation
Program in Glen Burnie; assisted in effort that resulted in Anne Arundel County
Community College Glen Burnie Center. Married. Member of the Senate since 1979.
District office: 7887 Chestnut Rd., Severn 21144. Annapolis office; 205 James Bldg.,
21401; tel. 269-3333.
MARGARET C. SCHWEINHAUT, Democrat, District 18. Born in Washington,
D.C. Attended Washington, D.C., public schools; The George Washington Universi-
ty; National University Law School. Honorary Doctor of Laws degree, St. Joseph
College, 1971. Chairperson, State Commission on Aging Member, International Ge-
rontological Society; Montgomery Retarded Children's Association. Certificate of
Merit, National Council of Senior Citizens, Outstanding Legislator, Knights of Co-
lumbus; Citation of Merit, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Outstanding Service, Bethesda-
Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce. Widow. Member of the House of Delegates,
1955 - 1961. Member of the Senate since 1961. Chairperson, Executive Nominations
Committee since 1971. Member, Legislative Council (now Legislative Policy Com-
mittee) since 1971. District office: 3601 Saul Rd., Kensington 20795; tel. 946-3111.
Annapolis office: 304 James Bldg., 21401; tel. 269-3581.
S. FRANK SHORE, Democrat, District 17. Born in Washington, D.C., December
3, 1935 Attended Washington, D C., parochial and public schools; Southeastern
University; Pennsylvania State University; American University Labor Studies Insti-
tute. Married. St. Jude's Church and choir member. Over twenty years employment
with The Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company and member of
Communications Workers of America. Served in Fourth Armored Division, U.S.
Army. Member, Men's Guild and Health Planning Committee, Holy Cross Hospital,
Silver Spring; board of directors, St. Luke's House, Inc. Member, Elks; American
Legion; Adult Scout of Boy Scouts of America, Knights of Columbus; honorary life
membership in Eagles. Member, Southern Legislative Conference (vice-chairman of
Human Resources and Urban Affairs Committee) Member, House of Delegates,
1971 - 1978. Member of the Senate since 1978. Annapolis office: 305 James Bldg.,
21401; tel. 269-3894.