HOWARD COUNTY, MARYLAND

EXECUTIVE BRANCH

COUNTY EXECUTIVES


EDWARD L. COCHRAN, JR., Ph.D.
County Executive (Democrat), 1974-78



County Executive, Howard County, December 1974 to December 1978. Member, Regional Planning Council, 1974-78.

Chair, County Council, Howard County, 1971-72 (member, 1971-74).

Member, Board of Education, Howard County, 1964-68 (past chair). Board of Trustees, Howard Community College, 1966-68, 1985-91.

Member, Criminal Justice Information Advisory Board, 1977-80; Task Force on Growth and Development, Howard County, 1988; Charter Review Commission, Howard County, 2012.

Born on January 1, 1929. Loyola University, B.S., 1949; Duquesne University, M.S. (chemistry), 1951; University of Notre Dame, Ph.D. (chemistry). Chemist, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. Editorial Board (ex officio), Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest, 1980. Human Rights Award, Howard County Human Rights Commission, 2009. James Clark, Jr., Medal, Howard Community College, 2010. Married; five children.

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