[photo, State Delegate Samuel C. Linton] SAMUEL C. (BUDDY) LINTON, Democrat, District 28, Charles County.

Member of House of Delegates, 1958-66, 1983-90, and since 1995. Member, Appropriations Committee, 1999- (public safety & administration subcommittee, 1999-; oversight committee on pensions, 1999-; oversight committee on program open space & agricultural land preservation, 1999-); Joint Audit Committee (formerly Budget and Audit Committee), 1987-90, 1995-; Joint Subcommittee on Program Open Space and Agricultural Land Preservation, 2000-. Member, Joint Legislative Committee on the MED-EVAC Program, 1986-90; Joint Committee on State Economic Development Initiatives, 1995-96; Ways and Means Committee, 1995-99 (tax & revenue subcommittee, 1995; education subcommittee, 1996; transportation subcommittee, 1997-98; finance resources subcommittee, 1999). Chair, Charles County Delegation, 1995-.

Member, Economic Development Commission, Charles County, three years; Sanitary Commission, Charles County, one year. Member, Maryland Constitutional Convention, 1967-68; Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin, 1968-80. First chair, Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, 1977-82. Member, Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, 1995-. Born in Riverside, Maryland, August 21, 1923. Attended Nanjemoy High School; Charles County Community College; Armed Forces Institute, 1944-45. Staff sergeant, U.S. Army Air Force, 1943-46; served in England, Belgium, Iceland, and Germany. Owner and operator of Linton Lumber Company and Holly Springs Farm, Inc. First president, Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department. Master of local Grange. Director, Farm Bureau. Director, Southern States Cooperative. Member, American Legion, Hughesville; Waldorf Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW); Charles County Historical Society. Past president, Society for the Restoration of Port Tobacco. Member, Vestry, Old Durham Episcopal Church. Widower; five children; four grandchildren.

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