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Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board
Hugh C. Gardiner III, Chairperson

District Forestry Board

Dennis R. Bridge, Chairperson; Eleanor F. Car-
rico; James Dunbar; Philip Griffith; Dennis

State Roads Supervisor
W. J. Kidwell

Department of Public Works
Roy E. Hancock, Director

Board of Electrical Examiners

Lawrence Potter, President, 1987; Charles
Gregg Taylor, 1989; Bernard R. Winkler, Jr.,

Inspections and Permits
Russell Morgan


Board of Liquor License Commissioners

Thomas F. Goldsmith, Chairperson, 1987; Susie
Bowles, 1988; Carl C. Hampton, 1989.


Oystermen's Tongers Advisory Committee

Dallas R. Goldsmith; John Osakowicz; William
L. Rice; Thomas Shymansky; Harry T. Stine.


Extension Agents
Martin R. Jones, County Director; H. Travis
McPherson; M. Elizabeth Roberts; Sandra E.

Soil Conservation District Supervisors

W. Mitchell Digges, Chairperson. 1990; Walter
L. Bender, 1987; Gilbert 0. Bowling, Jr., 1989;
Jarrett L. (Buddy) Rice, 1991; Carl G. Walter
(County appointee); Martin R. Jones, Extension
Agent, Secretary (nonvoting).
John H. Kim-
mons. District Conservationist; Alan Cruik-
shank. District Manager.


County Seat: Cambridge 21613

Origin: The exact date and legal origin of the
county are unknown, but it was in existence by
February 16, 1668/69, when a writ was issued
to the county sheriff 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

Area: 660.97 sq. miles (593.22 land, 67.75 water)

Population. 1900: 27,962; 1950: 27.815; 1960:
29,666; 1970: 29,405; 1980: 30,623.

Principal Incorporated Places (1980 census):
Cambridge (11,703), Hurlock (1,690), Secretary

Voter Registration, Oct. 6, 1986. Democrat:
10,414; Republican: 3,372; Other Parties and
No Party Affiliation: 433; Total: 14,219.

Per Capita Income, 1985 (estimated); $8,990

Colleges/Universities: University of Maryland
Center for Environmental and Estuarine
Studies, Cambridge

Museums/Historical Societies: Dorchester County
Historical Society, Inc., Meredith House, 902
La Grange Ave., Cambridge 21613


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


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