HARFORD COUNTY, MARYLAND

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[photo, James V. McMahan, Jr., County Council, Harford County, Maryland] JAMES V. (CAPT. JIM) McMAHAN, JR. (1938-2021)
Vice-President, County Council (Republican), 2014-18
Member, County Council, 2006-18

Vice-President, County Council, Harford County, December 1, 2014 to December 3, 2018 (member, representing District C, Dec. 2006 to Dec. 3, 2018; member, personnel committee, 2014-18).

Member, Board of Health, Harford County, 2006-18; Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Harford County, 2006-18; Emergency Planning Commission, Harford County, 2006-18; Commission on Veterans Affairs, Harford County, 2006-18. Alternate member, Board of Estimates, Harford County, 2006-14. Member, Harford Cable Network Board, 2014-18.

Member, Town Commission, Bel Air, 2003-06.


Born in Baltimore. Maryland, April 30, 1938. Raised in Bel Air, Maryland. Attended Harford County public schools; Bel Air High School , Bel Air, Maryland; Western Maryland College, B.A., 1960; University of Baltimore School of Law. Served in U.S. Army Signal Corps, 1960-78 (army commendation medal); Maryland Defense Force (maryland meritorious service medal; national defense medal; french national defense medal, gold echelon, 2009; cold war ribbon; Army Public Service Commendation Medal). General Manager, WVOB, Bel Air, 1968-78. Majority stockholder, WAMD, Aberdeen, 1978-2003 (morning show host, 1978-2003). Fellow, Academy for Excellence in Local Governance, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, 2011. Member, Large County Coalition, 2015-21, and Maryland Rural Counties Coalition, 2017-21 of Maryland Association of Counties. Member, Maryland Rural Health Association, 2017-21. Life Member, Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company. Past president and founder, Ripken Museum, Aberdeen. Past president, Bel Air Chamber of Commerce. Co-founder, Bel Air Community Band. Founder, director, and emcee, Bel Air Community Chorus. One of Maryland's Five Outstanding Young Men, Maryland Jaycees, 1967. Outstanding Veteran Volunteer, Maryland State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 2019. Harford Living Treasure, 2021. Member, Bel Air United Methodist Church, Bel Air, Maryland. Divorced; three children. Died in White Hall, Maryland, April 14, 2021.

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