Daily Archives: November 13, 2019

Senate Veterans Celebration Series Senator Clarence Blount

Recognized by his colleagues for his measured and principled demeanor, Senator Clarence W. Blount was a member of the segregated 92nd Infantry Buffalo Division in World War II and would gallantly earn a battlefield commission for removing deadly mines from a river passage in Italy. Unable to read or count, Blount moved to Baltimore at […]

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Senate Veterans Celebration Series Senator James Clark

Senator James Clark, Jr. was Maryland’s Senate President from 1979-1983 and served as an elected official for parts of four decades. Before all of that, however, he felt a need to join in the fight for freedom in World War II, volunteering for service in the United States Air Force upon his graduation from college. […]

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Senate Veterans Celebration Series Senator Louis Goldstein

Maryland’s Senate President from 1955-1958, Prince Frederick native son Louis L. Goldstein was a leader for Maryland’s Senate who would go on to become a true legend of Maryland politics. First elected as a Delegate to the Maryland General Assembly in 1938, Goldstein’s young political career would soon be interrupted in 1942 following the Japanese […]

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Senate Veterans Celebration Series Senator Fred Malkus

A member of the Maryland General Assembly for some 48 years, Senator Frederick Malkus truly left his mark on Annapolis and on his home, Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Born in 1913, Malkus would be a product of Dorchester County Public Schools then Western Maryland College and a tour of duty in World War II before making […]

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