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Mayor of Bowie, 1968-72. Member, House of Delegates, 1975-79. Member, Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee, 1975-79. Member, Joint Legislative and Executive Committee on Pensions, 1983; Governor's Employment and Training Council, 1983-92; Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Regulation Compact Review Committee, 1985-90; Solid Waste Disposal Task Force, 1987-88; Governor's Energy Task Force, 1991-93; Governor's Work Force Investment Board, 1992-; U.S. 301 South Corridor Transportation Study Task Force, 1994-96; Task Force on Juvenile Justice Reform of Cabinet Council on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, 1995-97; Southern States Energy Board, 1995-; Foster Care Review Board Task Force, 1997; Study Group on Organizational, Commemorative and Personalized License Plate Programs, Department of Transportation, 1997-98; Maryland Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission, 1998-; Task Force to Conquer Cancer in Maryland, 1999; Council on Jury Use and Management, 1999-2000. Past member, Board of Trustees of the State Universities and Colleges. Past chair, Board of Visitors, Bowie State University. Past vice-chair, Washington Council of Governments. Mount St. Mary's College, B.S. (economics); Georgetown University School of Law, LL.B., J.D. Served in U.S. Army, 1954-56. Attorney. Member, Maryland State and District of Columbia Bar Associations. Delegate and secretary, Maryland delegation, Democratic Party National Convention, 1976. Director, Patuxent District, Boy Scouts of America. Trustee, Prince George's United Way. Board of Directors, Villa Rosa Home. President, Associated Catholic Charities. Past general counsel, Eastern U.S. Postal Region. Member, American Legion; Knights of Columbus; Lions; Elks. Distinguished Alumni Award, Mount St. Mary's College, 1979. Statesman Award, Maryland Co-op Law Coalition. Griffin Community Service Award, Maryland Knights of Columbus. Distinguished service awards, Mental Health Association, Fire Fighters Association, and Maryland Recreation Parks Association. Purple Heart Order. Legacy of Excellence Award, Bowie State University. Outstanding Legislator, Prince George's and Maryland Municipal Leagues. Champion of Children Award, Foster Care Review Board, Prince George's County, 1996. Legislator of the Year, Maryland State's Attorneys' Association, 1996. Married; eight children, sixteen grandchildren.
July 18, 2000
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