Daily Archives: July 12, 2019

Senate Decades Series – 1970s Senator Rosalie Silber Abrams

A standing committee chair, a majority leader, and a cabinet secretary; Rosalie Silber Abrams left a mark in Annapolis previously unseen by any woman before her. The first female and the first Jewish Majority Leader of the Maryland Senate, Abrams was a clear and strong leader for the Maryland Senate in the 1970s. Born in […]

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Senate Decades Series – 1960s Senator Harry Roe Hughes

A leading figure in the Maryland Senate over the entirety of the 1960s, future Governor Harry Roe Hughes would serve in the body from 1959-1970. During his tenure in the Senate, he would distinguish himself and go on to serve as both the Chairman of the Finance Committee and as Senate Majority Leader from 1965-1970. […]

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