Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Parris N. Glendening
MSA SC 3520-11536
Governor of Maryland, 1995-2003 (Democrat)

Born: June 11, 1942, in Bronx, New York1
Father: Raymond Glendening2
Mother: Jean Purnell Glendening3
        Catholic Central High School, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 1960
        Junior College of Broward County, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, A.A., 1962
        Florida State University, B.A. (political science), 1964, M.A. (political science), 1965, Ph.D. (political science), 1967.4
        Lynne V. Shaw (divorced, 1970s)
        married November 1976 to Frances Anne Hughes (divorced, 19 November 2001)
        married 25 January 2002 to Jennifer Crawford5
        Raymond (b. 1979, with Frances)
        Gabrielle Mona (b. 8/18/2002, with Jennifer)6
Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic7
Military Service: none8
Positions held:
        Member, Hyattsville City Council, 1973-1974
        Member, Prince George's County Council, 1974-1982 (chair, 1979-1981)
        County Executive, Prince George's County, 1982-1994
        Governor of Maryland, 1995-20039

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