Society of Senates Past

[Photograph of State Senator]

Republican, District 34, Harford County

Born in Havre de Grace, Maryland, June 12, 1949.  Attended Havre de Grace High School; Towson State College, B.S., 1971; Morgan State University, M.A., 1983.  Married; three children.

General Assembly:
Member, House of Delegates, 1991-94.  Member, Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee, 1991-92; Ways and Means Committee, 1992-93; Education Subcommittee; Commerce and Government Matters Committee, 1994. Vice-Chair, Harford County Delegation, 1993.
Member of Senate, 1995-99.  Member, Joint Committee to Study Mandates on Local Government, 1995-97; Economic and Environmental Affairs Committee, 1995-99; Education Subcommittee; Health Subcommittee; Executive Nominations Committee, 1995-99; Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, 1995-99; Joint Committee on Protocol.  Chair, Harford County Delegation, 1998-99.

Private Career and Other Public Service:
Assistant Principal, Aberdeen Middle School.  Member, City Council, Havre de Grace, 1979-85.  Mayor of Havre de Grace, 1985-89.  Virginia Scotten Award, Harford County Republican Party, 1987.  Delegate, Republican Party National Convention, 1992.  Member, Task Force to Review the State's Election Law, 1995; Task Force on Maryland's Dairy Industry, 1995-97; Maryland Tourism Development Board, 1995-98; Maryland Civil War Heritage Commission, 1995-99; Commission to Revise the Election Code, 1996-97; Maryland Commission for Celebration 2000, 1997-99.  Life member, Susquehanna Museum; Friends of Concord Point Lighthouse; Havre de Grace Decoy Museum; Havre de Grace Maritime Museum.  Member, Sons of the American Legion, Post 47; Boy Scouts of America Troop 967; Past District Chair, Harford County).

Compiled March 16, 2000 from the biographical files of the Maryland Manual, ©Maryland State Archives.
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