CHARLES S. BLUMENTHAL, Democrat, District 27. Born in New York, N.Y.,
January 21, 1924. Attended New York City public schools; New York University;
M.I.T., civil engineering, 1947. Construction management. Served with U.S. Army
Paratroops during World War II. Project director and contract administrator for
construction of many public buildings in Washington, D.C., Detroit, Michigan, Pa-
ducah, Kentucky, and New York. Recipient of many awards, including "Veteran
Legislator of the Year" from the Joint Veterans Committee, and awards from
V.F.W., American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Fraternal Order of Police,
Air Force Sergeants Association, John Hanson Society, the Lions, the Elks, and the
Kiwanis. Married to the former Rosa Lee Walters. Member o! the House of Dele-
gates since 1971. District office: 6192 Oxon Hill Rd., Suite 407, Oxon Hill 20021;
tel. 567-9770. Annapolis office: 207 Lowe Bldg., 21401; tel. 841-3090.
DeCORSEY E. BOLDEN, Republican, District 1A. Born in Oakland, November
27, 1924. Attended Oakland public schools; University of Maryland. Businessman.
Served with the U.S. Navy during World War II and Korean War as pilot instructor
for the Navy Air Force. Member, Oakland Volunteer Fire Department; American
Legion; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen of the World. Married. Member of the House
of Delegates since 1971. Chairman, Garrett County Delegation. Member, House Ap-
propriations Committee; Subcommittee on Education and Human Resources; Special
Joint Committee on Capital Projects. District office: Rt. 5, Box 5, Fairway Dr., Oak-
land 21550; tel. 334-3328. Annapolis office: 430 Lowe Bldg., 21401; tel. 841-3464.
BERT BOOTH, Declines to affiliate, District 11. Bom in Baltimore, August 24,
1925. Attended Baltimore County public schools; University of Maryland School of
Pharmacy. Housewife. President, Maryland Association of Elected Women, 1979-
1980. President, League of Women Voters of Maryland, 1973-1974. Member, Task
Force on Documents, appointed 1980. President, League of Women Voters of
Baltimore County, 1967-1971. Member and past president. Legislative Study
Group; member, Organization of Women Legislators; Human Resources Develop-
ment Agency of Baltimore County; Board of American Civil Liberties Union. Vice-
president, The Children's Guild. Married. Member of the House of Delegates since
1975. District office: 11231 Green Spring Ave., Lutherville 21093; tel. 296-4744. An-
napolis office: 309 Lowe Bldg., 21401; tel. 841-3350.
TROY BRAILEY, Democrat, District 40. Born in Lynehburg, S.C., August 26,
1916. Attended Lynehburg public schools; New York University. Labor and civic
leader. Member, Mayor's Task Force on Employment; Apprenticeship Advisory
Council. Member, Baltimore Community Relations Commission; Apprenticeship Ad-
visory Board; Baltimore Advisory Council on Vocational Education; Governor's
Commission on Youthful Offenders. National vice-president, Afro-American Labor
Council. Member, Boy Scouts of America. Member, executive board, NAACP.
Member, Masons; Y.M.C.A.; O.I.C. Board of Directors; Associated Negro Appeal;
Salvation Army Advisory Board. Recipient of numerous awards. Married. Member
of the House of Delegates since 1967. District office: 2405 Baker St., Baltimore
21216; tel. 523-5205. Annapolis office: 317 Lowe Bldg., 21401; tel. 841-3277.