Daily Archives: June 11, 2019

Maryland Senate Pride Series Senator Mary Washington

As the Maryland Senate joins in annual Pride celebrations, there is no more fitting a current Senator to celebrate than Senator Mary Washington (D43-Baltimore City). Senator Washington has proudly taken her place as the first openly LGBT woman in the Maryland Senate. A Maryland resident since attending college at Johns Hopkins University in the early […]

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Maryland Senate Pride Series Senator Richard Madaleno

As the Maryland Senate joins in annual Pride celebrations, there is no better individual to honor than the first openly gay member of the Maryland General Assembly. That individual is former Maryland State Senator and current Montgomery County Budget Director Richard Madaleno. A Montgomery County resident since childhood, Madaleno grew up in Silver Spring and […]

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Maryland Senate Presidents Series Senate President George Della

Maryland’s Senate President from 1951-1955 and then again from 1959-1963, Baltimore City Senator George W. Della, Sr. was a truly unique leader for Maryland’s Senate. Appointed to the Senate by then Governor (and future United States Senator) Herbert O’Conor in 1939, Della was a true Baltimorean. Active in numerous community organizations prior to his career […]

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