[photo, William G. Folden, Maryland State Senator] WILLIAM G. FOLDEN
Republican, District 4, Frederick County

James Senate Office Building, Room 414
11 Bladen St., Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 841-3704, (301) 858-3704
1-800-492-7122, ext. 3704 (toll free)

Member of Senate since January 11, 2023. Member, Judicial Proceedings Committee, 2023-; Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, 2023-; Joint Committee on Federal Relations, 2023-. Vice-Chair, Frederick County Delegation, 2023-. Member, Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2023-.

Member of House of Delegates, January 14, 2015 to January 9, 2019. Member, Judiciary Committee, 2015 (family law subcommittee, 2015); Environment and Transportation Committee, 2015-19 (housing & real property subcommittee, 2015-19; land use & ethics subcommittee, 2015-19; motor vehicle & transportation subcommittee, 2017-19). Member, Public Safety and Policing Work Group, 2015-16. Chair, Frederick County Delegation, 2018-19 (vice-chair, 2017). Member, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2015-19; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2015-19.

Co-Chair, Maryland Correctional Enterprises Management Council, 2017-19 (member, 2016-19).

Deputy Sheriff, Frederick County, 1994-2011. Police officer, Frederick, Maryland, 2011-.

Born in Hagerstown, Maryland, April 5, 1972. Attended Gov. Thomas Johnson High School, Frederick, Maryland; Frederick Community College, A.A. (criminal justice); School of Police Staff and Command, Northwestern University. Served in U.S. Army (military police corps, infantry sniper). Member, Francis Scott Key Lodge no. 91, Fraternal Order of Police (president, 2002-06); Fervency Lodge no. 200, Point of Rocks, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons; American Legion; National Rifle Association; Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command Alumni Association. President, "Brunswick Junior Railroaders" Youth Football, Cheerleading and Lacrosse Organization, 2011-. Award for Life Saving, Frederick County Sheriff, 2006. Legislator of the Year, Maryland Retailers Association, 2017. Life Saving Award, Frederick Police Department, 2017. Married; three children.

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