MARYLAND HOUSE OF DELEGATES

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[Photograph of State Delegate] GILBERT J. GENN
Democrat, District 16, Montgomery County

Member of House of Delegates, 1987-99. Member, Judiciary Committee, 1987-99 (chair, criminal justice subcommittee); Special House Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 1991-92.

Legislative aide to U.S. Senator Birch Bayh, 1974-75. Staff attorney, Maryland Commission to Revise the Annotated Code, 1979-80. Member, Juvenile Court Commission, Montgomery County, 1979-83. Member, Task Force on Law Enforcement, Cabinet Council on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, 1995-96; Article 27 (Crimes & Punishments) Revision Committee, 1995-99.

Born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, July 23, 1952. Attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School; Duke University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1974. Editor-in-Chief, Maryland International Law Journal, 1977-78. University of Maryland School of Law, J.D. (Dean's Award), 1978. Attorney in private practice. Member, U.S. Supreme Court, Fourth Circuit, District of Columbia Circuit, District of Columbia, Maryland State and Montgomery County Bar Associations; American Trial Lawyers Association. Co-counsel, Friendship Heights Village Council, 1980-87. State Executive Board, Cystic Fibrosis, 1992-. Co-Chair, Jim Palmer's Cystic Fibrosis Golf Tournament, 1993-96. Elizabeth Scull Community Service Award, Friendship Heights, 1988. Award, Maryland Municipal League, 1990. Annual Award, Cystic Fibrosis, 1992. Leadership Award, Marylanders Against Handgun Abuse, 1994. National Legislative Leadership Award, National Commission Against Drunk Driving, 1995. Legislator of the Year, State's Attorneys' Association, 1997. Married; two children.

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