Monthly Archives: October 2019

Baltimore City Celebration Series Senator Clarence Mitchell IV

A member of the Maryland General Assembly for eight years, a member of a prominent political family, and now a popular radio talk show host, Clarence Mitchell IV would serve as a Maryland State Senator from 1999-2003 and a Maryland State Delegate from 1995-1999. Born in Baltimore in May of 1962, Mitchell would attend Baltimore […]

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Western Maryland Celebration Senator David John Lewis

Widely known for his work in Congress and for famously introducing legislation that implemented Social Security in the United States, the political career of Western Maryland’s David John Lewis began in the Maryland Senate. Born in Centre County Pennsylvania in 1869, Lewis was a coal miner before graduating from law school and setting up practice […]

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Western Maryland Celebration Senator John Corderman

Born in Western Maryland in 1942, Senator/Judge John Printz Corderman would be a product of both Hagerstown public schools and Hagerstown Junior College before leaving home to attend the University of Maryland for his undergraduate and legal education. A graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law in 1968, Corderman would be admitted to […]

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Western Maryland Celebration Senator Samuel Barrick

Although perhaps better known for his tenure as a Circuit Court Judge, Senator Samuel Barrick was a true advocate for his native Western Maryland throughout his career in public life. Born in Woodsboro in 1924, Barrick would be a product of both Woodsboro and Frederick public schools then Mercersburg Academy and Gettysburg College before making […]

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