Member of Senate, 1981-99, representing District 9 (Baltimore County). Member, Finance Committee, 1981-84, 1991-92; Executive Nominations Committee, 1984-94; Judicial Proceedings Committee, 1985-90, 1993-94; Joint Budget and Audit Committee, 1984-94. Minority Whip, 1990-1996. 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 & natural resources subcommittee); Rules Committee, 1995-99; Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds, 1995-99; Spending Affordability Committee, 1996-99. Minority Leader, 1996-99. Member, Special Study Commission on the Maryland Public Ethics Law, 1998-99.
Member, House of Delegates, representing District 4 (Baltimore County), 1971-79. Member, Economic Matters Committee; Judiciary Committee.
Trial Magistrate, Baltimore County, 1967-68. Administrator of Loan Laws, 1968-69.
Member, Maryland Stadium Authority, 1999-2003; Special Committee on Voting Systems and Election Procedures in Maryland, 2000-01; Court of Appeals Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, 2002-; Nominating Committee for Board of Directors of CareFirst, Inc., 2003. Chair, Board of Directors, Maryland Legal Services Corporation, 2003-12. Executive Board, Center for American Politics and Citizenship, University of Maryland, College Park, 2003-. Member, State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission (formerly State Lottery Commission), 2008-.
Born in Norfolk, Virginia, January 30, 1936. Duke University, A.B., 1958; University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1964. Attorney. Delegate, Republican Party National Convention, 1996. Best in Class Award, Maryland Chamber of Commerce, 1997. Award of Special Recognition, Maryland Legal Services Corporation, 1999. Married; four children.
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