JAMES C. SMPSON, Democrat, District 28. Born in Washington, D.C., May 14, 1931. Fomer
president of distribution company. Served in U.S. Marine Corps, 1951-54. Chairman, Charles Coun-
ty Sanitary Commission, 1967-70; president, Board of County Commissioners of Charles County,
1970-74. Past president, Waldorf Lions Club. Past deputy district governor, Lions Club. Honorary
member, Waldorf Jaycees. Member, American Legion; Knights of Columbus; Elks; Izaak Walton
League; Charles County Chamber of Commerce. Selected Citizen of the Year by Waldorf Lions
Club, 1974. Director, Maryland Bank & Trust Company. Married. Member of the Senate since 1975.
Member, Finance Committee. Senate Chairman, Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and
Legislative Review. District office: P.O. Box 888, Waldorf 20601; tel. 645-2235. Annapolis office: 316
James Bidg., 21401; tel. 841-3616.
CHAKLES H. SMELSER, Democrat, District 4. Bom in Uniontown, Carroll County, July 4, 1920.
Attended Carroll County public schools; University of Maryland, B.S., 1942. Dairy farmer and real
estate broker. Served with U.S. Air Force in World War II. Member, Frederick County Farm Bu-
reau. Past president, Capitol Milk Producers Cooperative, Inc. President, New Windsor State Bank.
Past president, Libertytown-Unionville Lions Club. Married. Member of the House of Delegates,
1955-63. Member of the Senate since 1967. Member, Budget and Taxation Committee (chairman,
capital budget subcommittee; member, subcommittee on public safety, transportation, economic de-
velopment and natural resources); Executive Nominations Committee; Rules Committee. Member,
Legislative Policy Committee; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review.
Annapolis office: 100 James Bidg., 21401; tel. 841-3704.
NORMAN R. STONE, JR, Democrat, District 7. Bom in Baltimore, September 8, 1935. Attended
Baltimore public schools; University of Baltimore; University of Baltimore Law School, LL.B., 1960.
Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1960. Past president. North Point Improvement Association; past presi-
dent, St. Luke's Holy Name Society. Member, Beth Council Knights of Columbus; Edgemere Moose;
North Point Peninsula Community Coordinating Council. Married; 4 children. Selected as one of the
10 "Outstanding Legislators in the United States" by the Assembly of Governmental Employees;
"Conservationist of the Year" by Clean Water Action; "Town Notable" in his legislative district.
Member of House of Delegates, 1963-67. Member of Senate since 1967. Vice-Chairman, Judicial Pro-
ceedings Committee. Member, Executive Nominations Committee; Rules Committee; Legislative Pol-
icy Committee. Former chairman, Economic and Environmental Affairs Committee, 1985-86. For-
mer chairman. Constitutional and Public Law Committee, 1983-84 (vice-chairman, 1975-82).
Former chairman and vice-chairman, Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative
Review. Former chairman, Baltimore County Senate Delegation, 1968-72. District office: 6905
Dunmanway, Baltimore 21222; tel. 288-5270. Annapolis office: 216 James Bidg., 21401-1991; tel.
DECATUR W. (BUCKY) TROTTER, Democrat, District 24. Born in Washington, D.C., January 8,
1932. Attended Washington, D.C., public schools; Virginia State University, B.S., 1956. Served in
U.S. Army, 1950-52. Adult rehabilitation supervisor for Bureau of Rehabilitation. Glenarden Town
Councilman, 1961-68. Mayor of Glenarden, 1970-74. Judge, Prince George's County Orphans'
Court, 1982-83. Former member, Maryland Municipal League. Married; 2 daughters. Member of the
House of Delegates, 1975-79. Member of the Senate since 1983. Member, Budget and Taxation Com-
mittee (health, education and human resources subcommittee; capital budget subcommittee). Vice-
Chairman, Rules Committee. Member, Special Joint Committee on Pensions; Joint Committee on
Legislative Ethics. Chairman, Legislative Black Caucus, 1986-. Member, Governor's Commission on
Black and Minority Health; Task Force on Infrastructure Financing. District office: 5611 Landover
Rd., Hyattsville 20784; tel. 277-7500. Annapolis office: 313 James Bidg., 21401; tel. 858-3148,