Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

F. Vernon Boozer
MSA SC 3520-12135


Born in Norfolk, Virginia, January 30, 1936.  Attended Duke University, A.B., 1958; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1964.  Married; four children.

General Assembly:
House of Delegates, Baltimore County, 1971-79.  Member, Economic Matters Committee; Judiciary Committee.  Senate, District 10, 1981-82, District 9, 1983-99.  Member, Finance Committee, 1981-84, 1991-92; Executive Nominations Committee, 1984-94; Joint Budget and Audit Committee, 1984-94; Judicial Proceedings Committee, 1985-90, 1993-94.  Minority Whip, 1990-96.  Member, Legislative Policy Committee, 1990-99; Management Subcommittee; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 1994; Budget and Taxation Committee, 1995-99; Public Safety, Transportation, Economic Development and Natural Resources Subcommittee; Rules Committee, 1995-99; Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds, 1995-99; Spending Affordability Committee, 1996-99.  Minority Leader, 1997-98.

Private Career and Other Public Service:
Attorney.  Trial magistrate, Baltimore County, 1967-68.  Administrator of Loan Laws, 1968-69.  Member, Task Force on Economic Expansion of Service Industries, 1983; Humane Practices Commission, 1984-85; Medical Transplant Study Commission, 1984-85; State Advisory Council for Handicapped Individuals, 1984-86; Liability Insurance Task Force, 1985; Task Force on Real Property Closing Costs, 1985-86; Task Force on Eating Disorders, 1986-89; Task Force to Study the White Cane Law, 1987; State Advisory Council on Administrative Hearings, 1990-; Governor's Task Force on Family Law, 1991; Article 27 (Crimes & Punishments) Revision Committee, 1993-97; Correctional Options Advisory Board, 1993-96; Commission on the Future of Maryland Courts, 1995-96; Family Violence Council, 1995-98; Partnership Policy Council on Block Grants, 1996.  Delegate, Republican Party National Convention, 1996.  Member, Maryland Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, 1996-98; Special Study Commission on the Maryland Public Ethics Law, 1998-99.  Best in Class Award, Maryland Chamber of Commerce, 1997.  Member, Maryland Stadium Authority, 1999.  First Citizen Award, 1999.

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