Member of House of Delegates, January 12, 1983 to January 10, 2002, representing District 14B (Howard & Montgomery counties). Minority Leader, 1995-2001. Member, Economic Matters Committee, 1983-93 (workers' compensation subcommittee); Commerce and Government Matters Committee, 1994-2002 (ethics & elections subcommittee, 1995-2002); Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, 1987-90, 1995-2002; Legislative Policy Committee, 1987-90, 1995-2001 (management subcommittee); Spending Affordability Committee, 1995-2001; Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, 1996; Special Study Commission on the Maryland Public Ethics Law, 1998. Past member, Joint Committee on Investigation. Minority Whip, 1987-94. Chair, Howard County Delegation, 1987-88. Member, Transportation Committee, Montgomery County Delegation.
Member, Commission on Transportation Investment, 1999; Study Commission on Lobbyist Ethics, 1999-2000; Special Committee on Voting Systems and Election Procedures in Maryland, 2000-01; State Commission on Public Funding of Campaigns in Maryland, 2002-; Governor's Workforce Investment Board, 2002-. Born in Omaha, Nebraska, January 31, 1926. Served in U.S. Navy, 1943-46. University of Oklahoma, B.S. (engineering), 1947. Engineer with Westinghouse, 26 years in engineering management, 1947-84. Presently beef cattle farmer. Past chair, Howard County Republican Central Committee; past president, Howard County Republican Club; past president, Howard County Citizens Association; life member and past president, Howard County Chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). First Life Achievement Award, Howard County Republican Party, 1986.
November 5, 2002
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