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Maryland Manual, 1987-88
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County Engineer
John B. Norris, Jr.

Road Supervisor/Engineer (State Highway
Eddie Wood


Airport Commission
John Paradis, Chairperson


Alcoholic Beverage Board
Stanley L. Buckler, 1988; Leon A. Cullison, Jr.,
1988; Harold T. Herndon, 1988; John G.
Fletcher, 1990; Steven G. Olczak, 1990.
Cuthbert I Fenwick, Jr., Alternate, 1987.


Oystermen's Tongers Advisory Committee
Charles E. Davis, Chairperson; Harry
Huseman, Jr.; J. Robert Long; Marcus Norris;
John F. Trossbach.


Extension Agents
Florence B. Lanham, County Director; Daniel J.
Donnelly; Beatrice Marie Gardiner; Edward L.
Swecker; Patricia S. White.

Soil Conservation District Supervisors
James B. Beaven, Chairperson, 1987; A. E.
Vernon Saunders, 1989; James H. Woodburn,
1990; Aubrey F. Mattingly, 1991; John Sivak
(County appointee), 1991; Daniel J. Donnelly,
Extension Agent, Secretary (nonvoting). John W.
Hall IV, District Conservationist; Timothy
Frink, District Manager.


County Seat: Princess Anne 21853
Origin: Created by an Order in Council in 1666.

Name: Named after Mary Somerset, sister-in-law
of Cecilius Calvert, Second Lord Baltimore.

Form of Government: County Commissioners

County Code: See Code of the Public Local Laws
of Somerset County
(1977) with supplements.

Area: 374.26 sq. miles (338.41 land, 35.85 water)

Population. 1900: 25,923; 1950: 20,745; 1960:
19,623; 1970: 18,924; 1980: 19,188.

Principal Incorporated Places (1980 census):
Crisfield (2,924), Princess Anne (1,499)

Principal Unincorporated Places (1980 census):
Lawsonia (1,687)

Voter Registration, Oct. 6, 1986. Democrat:
7,332; Republican: 2,912; Other Parties and No
Party Affiliation: 389; Total: 10,633.

Per Capita Income, 1980 (estimated): $8,383
State Parks: Janes Island (3,060 acres)

Colleges/Universities: University of Maryland —
Eastern Shore, Princess Anne

Museums/Historical Societies: Somerset County
Historical Society, Teackle Mansion, Princess
Anne 21853; Tawes Museum, Crisfield 21817


Princess Anne 21853 Circuit Court: 651-1555
District Court: 651-0955

Court Terms:

Circuit Court—Grand Jury and Petit Jury, third
Monday in February and September.

Orphans' Court Days—Tuesdays, 1:00 p.m.

Circuit Court Resident Judge
Lloyd L. Simpkins, 1991

Circuit Court Clerk
I. Theodore Phoebus, 1990


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