Monthly Archives: July 2019

Senate Decades Series 1980s – Senator Mickey Steinberg

Melvin (Mickey) Steinberg was Maryland’s Senate President from 1983-1987, Maryland’s Lieutenant Governor from 1987-1995 and clearly a leader for the State throughout the entirety of the 1980s. A native of Baltimore City, Steinberg was born in 1933 and attend Baltimore City public schools and then the University of Baltimore. He’d graduate with his A.A. Degree […]

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Senate Decades Series – 1980s Senator Clarence Blount

Recognized by his colleagues for his measured and principled demeanor, Senator Clarence W. Blount was elected by his peers to serve as Senate Majority Leader in 1983 (a position where he would serve until his passing in 2003). Upon this achievement, he became the first African-American to hold this prestigious position and beyond that, he […]

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Senate Decades Series – 1970s Senator Steny Hoyer

Maryland’s Senate President from 1975-1978, Steny Hoyer is known for his leadership in Washington but his elective career began and flourished in the halls of Annapolis largely over the decade of the 1970s. A native of Mitchellville and a graduate of Suitland High School, Hoyer spent his formative years in Southern Maryland. He’d graduate from […]

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Senate Decades Series – 1970s Senator Fred Malkus

A member of the Maryland General Assembly for some 48 years, Senator Frederick Malkus truly left his mark on Annapolis and was a strong and steady leader for the Maryland Senate in the 1970s. Born in 1913, Malkus would be a product of Dorchester County Public Schools then Western Maryland College and a tour of […]

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Senate Decades Series – 1970s Senator Sidney Kramer

A Councilman, a Senator, a County Executive, and the father of two future State Senators, Sidney Kramer is truly a legend in both Montgomery County politics and was a key leader in the Maryland Senate and the Montgomery County Council over the 1970s. Born in Washington D.C. in 1925, Kramer would graduate from Calvin Coolidge […]

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