District Forestry Board
Dr. John F. Kundt, Chairperson; David
Chessler; Robert L. Cory; Gary Perrygo; Car-
row T. Prout, Jr.; Benjamin T. Ridgely; Robert
Scrivner; Rick Stotler.
Historic District Commission
Joseph Showalter, Chairperson, 1987
Department of Community Resources
William Tranmer, Director
Department of Public Facilities and Services
John Bergin, Director
Division of Inspections and Permits
James Dowell, Director
Elliott Sheckells, Chairperson, 1989; Englis
Gray, 1987; Robert Pfeiffer, 1987; Judy Bibb,
1988; George N. Chaney, 1988; Dick Mulford,
Amos Bowen; Dillard Campbell.
Board of Electrical Examiners and Supervisors
Daniel 0. Baker, Jr.; William L. Bowen; Wil-
liam L. Fortier. Terms expire 1987.
Dillard Campbell; Raymond Trott.
Road Maintenance Supervisor
Construction Field Inspectors
James Wood, Section Chief; William Turner;
Lynn Thomas, Trainee.
Sediment and Erosion Control Inspector
Samuel J. Hammett; Charles A. Mattingly; Wil-
liam E. Rausch. Terms expire 1987.
Dillard Campbell; Charles Michaels.
Board of Liquor License Commissioners
Marshall S. Gibson, Jr.; Russell D. Hall; Jay
M. Reid. Terms expire 1987.
Oystermen's Tongers Advisory Committee
Albert Thomas, Jr., Chairperson; George
(Jackie) Bowen; Claude Mister; Nathaniel
Parks; Charles Thomas, Sr.
EXTENSION AND SOIL CONSERVATION
George B. Spence, Jr., Interim County Director;
Jacqueline M. Gray; Ruth K. Miller.
Soil Conservation District Supervisors
Wilbur F. Ward, Jr., Chairperson, 1991; Calvert
W. Norfolk, 1988; Young D. Hance, 1989;
Thomas Briscoe, 1990; Oliver S. Cox (County
appointee); George B. Spence, Jr., Extension
Agent, Secretary (nonvoting). Hagner Reid Mis-
ter, District Conservationist. William dark, Dis-
County Seat: Denton 21629
Origin: Created by Chapter 10, Acts of 1773,
from Dorchester and Queen Anne's counties.
Name: Lady Caroline Eden, the sister of the last
Lord Baltimore, gave her name to the County.
Form of Government: Code Home Rule
County Code: See Code of the Public Local Laws
of Caroline County (1965) with supplements.
Area: 324.39 sq. miles (320.79 land, 3.60 water)
Population. 1900: 16,248; 1950: 18,234; 1960:
18,462; 1970: 19,781; 1980: 23,143.
Principal Incorporated Places (1980 census):
Federalsburg (1,952), Denton (1,927),
Voter Registration, Oct. 7, 1986. Democrat:
6,143; Republican: 2,620; Other Parties: 0; No
Party Affiliation: 503; Total: 9,266.
Per Capita Income, 1980: $6,890
State Parks: Martinak (120 acres), Tuckahoe
(3,435 acres—1,523 acres in Caroline County,
1,912 acres in Queen Anne's County)
Museums/Historical Societies: Caroline County
Historical Society, P.O. Box 160, Greensboro