Claiming a Vote: Women Legislators of Maryland
The General Assembly

By Kathy Postel Kretman and Gregory G. Lebel
January 1, 1991

WOMEN MEMBERS
OF
THE MARYLAND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
1921-1990

*Bold listing indicates current members

Rosalie S. Abrams
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1966-1970
Senate - 1970-1982

Victorine C. Adams
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1966-1970
Senate - 1970-1984

Patricia Aiken
D-Anne Arundel County
House of Delegates - 1974-1978

Anne Baker
D-Howard County
House of Delegates - 1978-1982

Elsie B. Barber
D-Anne Arundel County
House of Delegates - 1923-1926

Joanne Benson
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1990-Present

Kay Bienen
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegntes - 1975-1982

Patricia Billings
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1989-Present

Rosa Lee Blumenthal
D-Prince Georges County
House of Delegates - 1987-Present

Mary H. Boergers
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1981-1990
Senate - 1990-Present

Rose Mary Bonsack
D-Harford County
House of Delegates - 1990-Present

Bert Booth
R-Baltimore County
House of Delegates - 1974-1982

Hildegardeis Boswell
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1970-l974

Lulu Boucher
R-Allegany County
House of Delegates - 1930-1946

Lottie R. Brinsfield
D-Dorchester County
House of Delegates - 1953-1958

Nancy B. Brown Barkheimer
D-Cecil County
House of Delegates - 1962-1970

Susan R. Buswell
D-Howard/Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1983-1989

Joan Cadden
D-Anne Arundel County
House of Delegates - 1990-Present

Vesta M. Cary
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1962-1970

Helen B. Cassady
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1965-1970

Mayne A. Collins
D-Somerset County
House of Delegates - 1934-1938

Mary A. Conroy
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1986-Present

Edna P. Cook
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1958-1970

Irma G. Dixon
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1958-1966

Anne Marie Doory
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1987-Present

Elizabeth B. Doub
R-Allegany County
House of Delegates - 1938-1942

Lavinia Engle
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1930-1934

Donna M. Felling
D-Baltimore County
House of Delegates-l987-1990

Jennie Forehand
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1978-Present

Connie C. Galiazzo
D-Baltimore County
House of Delegates - 1990-Present

Idamae T. Garrott
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1979-1987
Senate - 1987-Present

Martha I. Glotfelty
R-Garrett County
House of Delegates - 1962-1966

Marilyn Goldwater
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1974-1986

Louise Gore
R-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1962-1966

Mildred Harkness
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1978-1979

Hattie Harrison
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1973-Present

Anne Healey
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1990-Present

Sheila Hixson
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1976-Present

Barbara A. Hoffman
D-Baltimore City
Senate - 1983-Present

Paula C. Hollinger
D-Baltimore County
House of Delegates - 1979-l987
Senate - 1987-Present

Frances Holub
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1958-1965

Sharon W. Hornberger
D-Baltimore & Carroll Counties
Senate - 1990

Alice Hostletler
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1961-1962

Carolyn J.B. Howard
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1987-1990

Ann R. Hull
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1966-1978

Leslie Hutchinson
D-Baltimore County
House of Delegates - 1990-Present

Mildred Huyett
D-Washington County
House of Delegates - 1964-1966

Dorothy Jackson
D-Baltimore County
House of Delegates - 1950-1958

Mary Joffe
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1945-1946

Christine M. Jones
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1982-Present

Delores G. Kelley
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1990-Present

Diane Kirchenbauer
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1983-1987

Ruth M. Kirk
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1983-Present

Martha Kilma
R-Baltimore County
House of Delegates - 1983-Present

Sarah A. Koonce
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1962-l964

Nancy Kopp
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1974-Present

Helen L. Koss
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - l970-l978

Barbara 0. Kreamer
D-Harford County
House of Delegates - 1983-1990

Carolyn Krysiak
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1990-Present

Elaine Lady
R-Montgomety County
House of Delegates - 1966-1970

Gloria Lawlah
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1983-1990
Senate - 1990-Present

Kathryn Lawlor
R-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1953-1954

Lena K. Lee
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1966-1982

Paula A. Long
D-Anne Arundel County
House of Delegates - 1983-1984

Josephine Mackie
D-Cecil County
House of Delegates - 1941-1946

Anne MacKinnon
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1983-1990

Salima S. Marriott
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1990-Present

Lucille D. Maurer
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1968-1986

Jacqueline M. McCurdy
D-Baltimore County
House of Delegates - 1964-l966

Frances E. Meloy
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1965-1966

Pauline H. Menes
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1966-Present

Juanita Miller
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1983-l990

Constance Morella
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1979-1986

Bessie Moss
D-Anne Arundel County
House of Delegates - 1949-1950

Louise Murphy
D-Baltimore City
Senate - 1982-1983

Margaret A. Murphy
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1963-1974

Margaret H. Murphy
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - l978-Present

Nancy L. Murphy
D-Baltimore County
House of Delegates - 1983-1989
Senate - 1989-Present

Rose M. Murphy
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1946-1950

Ethel Murray
D-Cecil County
House of Delegates - 1983-Present

Lorretta Nimmerrichter
R-Charles County
House of Delegates - 1966-1974

Mary L. Nock
D-Wicomico County
House of Delegates - 1946-l954
Senate - 1954-1974

Mirian Patterson
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1983-1987

Anne S. Perkins
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1979-Present

Jerry Perry
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1983-1987

Marsha Perry
D-Anne Arundel County
House of Delegates - 1987-Present

Carol S. Petzold
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1983-Present

Joan B. Pitkin
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1979-Present

Blanche E. Phillips
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1934-1938

Janice Piccinini
D-Baltimore County
Senate - 1990-Present

Dorothy S. Pippen
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1940-1942

Myrtle A. Polk
D-Worcester County
House of Delegates - 1950-1958

Mary Louise Preis
D-Harford County
House of Delegates - 1990-Present

Catherine I. Riley
D-Harford County
House of Delegates - 1974-1982
Senate - 1982-1990

Eileen M. Rehrmann
D-Harford County
House of Delegates - 1983-1990

Mary E. Risteau
D-Harford County
House of Delegates - 1921-1926
House of Delegates - 1930-l934
Senate - 1934-1937
House of Delegates -l950-1954

Jean W. Roesser
R-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1986-Present

Leona M. Rush
R-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1946-1953

Ida G. Ruben
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1914-1987
Senate - 1987-Present

Madeleine Rutkowski
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1975-1979

Ellen R. Sauerbrey
R-Baltimore County
House of Delegates - 1979-Present

Margaret C. Schweinhaut
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1955-1962
Senate -1966-1990

Lorraine M. Sheehan
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1974-1983

Patricia R. Sher
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1979-1990
Senate - 1990-Present

Ruth E. Shoemaker
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1934-1942

Elizabeth S. Smith
R-Anne Arundel County
House of Delegates - 1974-Present

J. Anita Stup
R-Washington County
House of Delegates - 1990-Present

Helen C. Tingley
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1942-1944

Virginia M. Thomas
D-Howard County
House of Delegates - 1983-Present

Beatrice Tignor
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1990-Present

Judith C. Toth
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1974-1990

Verda F. Welcome
D-Baltimore City
House of Delegates - 1958-1962
Senate - 1962-1982

Genevieve Wells
D-Montgomery County
House of Delegates - 1942-1946

Mabel S. Wilkinson
D-Prince George's County
House of Delegates - 1982-1983

Sharon F. Wood
D-Baltimore County
House of Delegates - 1978-1979

Betty Workman
D-Allegany County
House of Delegates - 1987-Present


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