Archives of Maryland
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Edwin "Ted" Warfield III (1924-1999)
MSA SC 3520-13072


Born in Baltimore, June 3, 1924, son of Edwin Warfield, Jr.  Resided at "Oakdale," Warfield family estate in Howard County.  Attended Gilman School; graduated in 1942 from Kent School, Connecticut;  attended Cornell University; The Johns Hopkins University; University of Maryland, B.S., Agriculture, 1950.  Married Carol Horton in 1947; five children:  Edwin Warfield IV, John W. Warfield, Elizabeth W., Diana W., Karen.  Married Ellen "Niki" Owens in 1967.  Died of congestive heart failure at St. Agnes Health-Care, October 4, 1999.

General Assembly:
House of Delegates, Howard County, 1963-70.  Chair, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, 1963-70.

Private Career and Other Public Service:
Enlisted in the Army Air Corps, 1943; served in the Pacific during World War II.  Retired Commander, Maryland National Guard.  Adjutant General of Maryland, 1970-80.  Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive of The Daily Record, founded by his grandfather Edwin Warfield, Governor of Maryland from 1904 to 1908.  Chair, Governor's Commission on the Expansion of the University of Maryland.  Member, Warfield Commission on higher education in Maryland; World War II Memorial Commission; Maryland Club, South River Club, Sons of the American Revolution, Howard County Hunt Club, Bachelors Cotillion.  Communicant, St. Andrew Episcopal Church in Glenwood, Howard County, and St. John Episcopal Church, Ellicott City.

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