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County Agencies

Agricultural Land Preservation Advisory Board
Hugh C. Gardiner III, Chairperson ....

Extension Agents
Martin R. Jones, Chairperson ........
Barbara L. Cliff .................
Victoria K. Pretwell ..............
Beatrice M. Gardiner .............
H. Travis McPherson .............
Robert B. Owen .................
M. Elizabeth Roberts .............
John E.Walsh ..................

Soil Conservation District Supervisors
W. Mitchell Digges, Chairperson ...... 1984
Walter L. Bender, Vice-Chairperson ..... 1982
Hugh C. Gardiner III, Treasurer ...... 1983
David W. Cooksey ................ 1982
Carl G. Walter (County appointee) ....
Martin R. Jones, Extension Agent,
Secretary (non-voting) ...........
Robert R. Ensor, District Conservationist
Alan Cruikshank, District Manager ....

DORCHESTER COUNTY

County Seat: Cambridge 21613

Origin: The exact date and the legal origin of the
county are unknown, but it was certainly in ex-
istence by February 16, 1668/69, when a writ
was issued to the sheriff of the county by the
Lord Proprietary.

Name: Named for the Earl of Dorset, a family
friend of the Calverts.

Form of Government: County Commissioners

County Code: See Code of the Public Local Laws
of Dorchester County
(1974).

Population, 1970:

Charles County/483

Dorchester County ................ 29,405
Dist. 1, Fork ................... 1,548
Dist. 2, East New Market .......... 1,753
Dist. 3, Vienna .................. 1,300
Dist. 4, Taylors Island .............. 285
Dist. 5, Lakes .................... 606
Dist. 6, Hoopers Island ............. 712
Dist. 7, Cambridge .............. 13,863
Dist. 8, Neck .................... 806
Dist. 9, Church Creek .............. 635
Dist. 10, Straits .................. 754
Dist. 11, Drawbridge ............... 108
Dist. 12, Williamsburg ............. 1,027
Dist. 13, Bucktown ................ 592
Dist. 14, Linkwood ............... 2,086
Dist. 15, Hurlock ................ 2,532
Dist. 16, Madison ................. 357
Dist. 17, Salem ................... 325
Dist. 18, Elliott .................. 116

Area: 688 sq. miles
JUDICIAL OFFICES

Circuit Court
Courthouse
P.O. Box 150
Court Lane
Cambridge 21613 Telephone: 228-0480

District Court
County Office Building
P.O. Box 547
Cambridge 21613 Telephone: 228-3990

Court Terms:

Circuit Court—Grand Jury and Petit Jury, first
Monday in March and October.

Orphans' Court Days—Tuesdays.

Circuit Court Resident Judge
Charles E. Edmondson ............ 1991

Circuit Court Clerk.
Philip L. Cannon ................ 1982

District Court Judge
William B. Yates II ............... 1985
Thomas H. White, Administrative Clerk .
Mary Kinnamon, Clerk ............

Orphans' Court Judges
George B. Todd, Chief Judge ........ 1982
John F. Luthy, Jr. ................ 1982
Frank Wright ................... 1982

 



 
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