SHEILA ELLIS HIXSON, Democrat, District 20. Born in L'Anse, Michigan, Feb-
ruary 9, 1933. Attended L'Anse public schools. Graduated from Northern State
Teachers College. Administrative assistant. Democratic National Committee. Mem-
ber, Montgomery County Democratic State Central Committee; National Capital
Democratic Club; Women's Suburban Democratic Club; Eastern Montgomery,
Kensington Wheaton Democratic Club; Plowmen and Fishermen, Montgomery
County. Member of the House of Delegates since 1976. District office: 1008
Broadmore Circle, Silver Spring 20904; tel. 384-4739. Annapolis office: 221 Lowe
Bldg., 21401; tel. 841-3019.
IRWIN F. HOFFMAN, Democrat, District 2B. Born in Cumberland, Allegany
County, January 10, 1927. Attended Hagerstown public schools. Served with U.S.
Navy during WWII. General insurance agent. Past Exalted Ruler, Lodge #378,
B.P.O.E. Married, tour daughters. Member of the House of Delegates since 1963.
Vice-chairman, Environmental Masters Committee, 1969—; Natural Resources
Committee, 1968. Chairman, Washington County Delegation, 1975—; Western
Maryland Delegation, 1980—. District office: 289 Frederick St., Hagerstown 21740;
tel. 739-7397. Annapolis office: 423 Lowe Bldg., 21401; tel. 841-3449.
PAULA COLODNY HOLLINGER, Democrat, District 12. Born in Washington,
D.C., December 30, 1940. Attended Calvin Coolidge High School, Washington,
D.C.; Mt. Sinai Hospital School of Nursing, New York, RN, 1961. Registered
Nurse. Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1976; Baltimore County Com-
mission for Women (secretary, 1977-1978), 1977—. Member, American Nurses As-
sociation; Maryland Nurses Association; Baltimore County Nurses Association.
Member, Ambulatory Surgery Task Force; Health Boards Funding Subcommittee;
Joint Committee on Deinstitutionalization. Former co-chairperson, Pikesville League
of Women Voters; member. National Order of Women Legislators; former recording
secretary, Hemwood Improvement Association. Member, Beth Am Synagogue; B'nai
B'rith Women; National Council of Jewish Women. Member, Organization for Reha-
bilitation and Training. Appointed to Statewide Health Coordinating Council; Chan-
cellor's Commission on the Status of Women at UMBC, 1979. Listed in Notable
Americans, 1979. Listed in Who's Who of American Women. Married; 3 children.
Member of the House of Delegates since 1979. Member, Environmental Matters
Committee; Joint Subcommittee on Public Service Commission Legislation. District
office: 3708 Lanamer Rd., Randallstown 21133; tel. 922-3926 or 655-2525. Annapo-
lis office: 305 Lowe Bldg., 21401; tel. 841-3334.
WILLIAM S. HORNE, Democrat, District 35. Born in Easton, June 23, 1936.
Attended Easton public schools; The Bolles School, Jacksonville, Florida; University
of Maryland; Virginia Polytechnic Institute, B.S., 1964; Tulane University School of
Law, LL.B., 1965. Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1966. Served in the U.S. Army,
1956-1958. Assistant State's Attorney, Talbot County, 1968-1971; State's Attor-
ney, Talbot County, 1971-1973. Member, American, Maryland State, and Talbot
County Bar Associations; Alpha Kappa Psi; Phi Kappa Phi; Easton Memorial Hos-
pital Association; Talbot County Mental Health Advisory Committee. Former secre-
tary, Chesapeake Rehabilitation Center. Married. Member of the House of Delegates
since 1973. District office: P. 0. Box 204, Stewart Bldg., Easton 21601; tel.
822-0470. Annapolis office: 416 Lowe Bldg., 21401; tel. 841-3425.