IDA G. RUBEN, Democrat, District 20. Bom and attended public schools in Washington,
D.C. Past president, international board member, international treasurer, international
vice-president, B'nai B'rith Women. Past commissioner, National Anti-Defamation League
(present member, National Advisory Committee). NCSL Assembly on the Legislatures;
Council of State Government Comm. on Suggested State Legislation; Montgomery
County Ad Hoc Comm. to Study Status of Women; Child Support Enforcement Advisory
Council. Legal Aid Society; Service Guild of Washington. State Democratic Party Ethics
Comm. Democratic Precinct Chair, 1967-1974. Democratic Clubs. Active in all presiden-
tial, senatorial, congressional, gubernatorial & local election campaigns since 1963. Married;
4 sons. Member, House of Delegates, 1975-87; Economic Matters Committee, 1975-82;
Ways and Means Committee, 1982-86; Oversight Committee on the Administrative
Release of Mental Health Patients. Chair, Montgomery County House Delegation,
1981-87 (vice-chair, 1978-81). Convention Chair, National Order of Women Legislators,
1980. Past president, Women Legislators of Md. Member, Senate since 1987; Budget and
Taxation Committee (subcomm. on public safety, transportation, economic development,
& natural resources). Chair, Montgomery County Senate Delegation. Chair, Joint Com-
mittee on Taxation ofTelecommunications Industry. District office: 11 Schindler Ct., Silver
Spring 20903; tel. 439-2332. Annapolis office: 204 James Bldg., 21401; tel. 858-3634.
MARGARET C. SCHWEINHAUT, Democrat, District 18. Born in Washington, D.C.
Attended Washington, DC, public schools; The George Washington University; National
University Law School. Honorary Doctor of Laws degree, St. Joseph College, 1971.
Chairperson, State Commission on Aging, 1959-83. Member, Governor's Commission on
Condominiums, Cooperatives and Homeowners Associations, 1982-84; Governor's Task
Force on Senior Citizen Activity Centers; Golden Age Card Task Force; Task Force on
Elderly Abuse and Neglect. Member, International Gerontological Society; Montgomery
Retarded Children's Association. Certificate of Merit, National Council of Senior Citizens;
Outstanding Legislator, Knights of Columbus; Citation of Merit, Veterans of Foreign
Wars; Outstanding Service, Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce; Montgomery
County Sentinel Legislator of the Year Award, 1983. Widow. Member of the House of
Delegates, 1955-61. Member of the Senate since 1961. Chairperson, Executive Nomina-
tions Committee, 1971-83. Member, Legislative Council (now Legislative Policy Commit-
tee) 1971-83,1986—.Member, Judicial Proceedings Committee. District office: 3601 Saul
Rd., Kensington 20895; tel. 946-3111. Annapolis office: 304 James Bldg., 21401; tel.
S. FRANK SHORE, Democrat, District 17. Born in Washington, DC, December 3,
1935. Attended Washington, D.C, parochial and public schools; Southeastern University;
Labor Studies Institute at Pennsylvania State University and American University. Retired
from Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company; member, Communications Workers
of America. Served in Fourth Armored Division, U.S. Army. Member, Maryland Service
Corps Advisory Council; Task Force for Voter Registration; Task Force to Study Deaths
Resulting from Building Fires. Member, Men's Guild and Health Planning Committee,
Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring; Board of Directors, St. Luke's House, Inc.; Boys and
Girls Club of Greater Washington. Member, Elks; Moose; American Legion; Rockville
Business and Professional Women's Club; Gaithersburg and Rockville Chamber of Com-
merce; Adult Scout of Boy Scouts of America; Knights of Columbus; honorary life
membership in Eagles. St. Jude's Church and choir member. Married. Member, Southern
Legislative Conference (Special Joint Committee on Energy; former vice-chair, Human
Resources and Urban Affairs Committee). Member, House of Delegates, 1971-78.
Member of the Senate since 1978. Member, Economic and Environmental Affairs Com-
mittee. Vice-Chair, Montgomery County Senate delegation. Senate Chair, Joint Commit-
tee on Investigation. Annapolis office: 306 James Bldg., 21401; tel. 858-3134,841-3134.
JAMES C. SIMPSON, Democrat, District 28. Born in Washington, DC, May 14,1931.
Former president of distribution company. Served in U.S. Marine Corps, 1951-54.
Chairman, Charles County 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; Spending Affordability Committee. Senate Chairman, Joint
Committee on Chesapeake Bay Critical Areas. Senate Chairman, Joint Committee on
Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review. District office: P.O. Box 188, Waldorf
20604; tel. 645-2235. Annapolis office: 316 James Bldg., 21401; tel. 841-3616.