Daily Archives: August 1, 2019

Senate Decades Series 1990s Senator Paula Hollinger

At 4’9” Senator Paula Colodny Hollinger was often the shortest member of the Maryland Senate but she proved a larger than life leader for the body in the 1990s. Born in Washington, DC in 1940, Hollinger would chose a career in medicine that would serve her well in her time as a legislator. A registered […]

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Senate Decades Series 1990s Senator William Amoss

A Maryland State Senator from 1983 to 1997, William H. Amoss was a leader for his native Harford County and for the State of Maryland through the majority of the decade that was the 1990s. A truly interesting individual, Amoss would serve in the United States Army for three years in the 1950s before returning […]

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Senate Decades Series 1990s Senator Phil Jimeno

Few in the history of the Maryland Senate better represented the characteristics of the District that they represented better than former Northern Anne Arundel County Senator Phil Jimeno. Hardworking and incredibly capable, Jimeno represented the 31st District in the Maryland Senate from 1985-2007 and in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1979-1985 serving the entirety […]

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Senate Decades Series 1990s Senator Barbara Hoffman

A respected member of the Maryland Senate from 1983-2003, Senator and lifelong Baltimorean Barbara Hoffman was a clear leader for the body over the decade that was the 1990s. First appointed upon the resignation of then Senator Rosalie Silber Abrams, Senator Barbara Hoffman forged a path that led her to the leadership of one of […]

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Senate Decades Series 1980s Senator Margaret Schweinhaut

A Senator, a Delegate, and a lifelong advocate for the interests of the elderly; Senator Margaret “Peg” Schweinhaut was a true forerunner for Maryland’s modern lawmakers and a leader for the State in the decade that was the 1980s. Born in Washington D.C. in 1903, Schweinhaut would graduate from George Washington University and attend classes […]

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