Daily Archives: November 18, 2019

Senate Collegiate Pride Series Senator Bill James

Maryland’s Senate President from 1963-1975, Harford County Senator William S. (Bill) James was a truly strong and capable leader for Central Maryland. Before all of that, however, he was a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law (J.D., 1937). A farmer and lawyer by trade, James was known as an intellectual yet humble […]

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Senate Collegiate Pride Series Senator Steny Hoyer

Maryland’s Senate President from 1975-1978, Steny Hoyer is known for his leadership in Washington and Annapolis. Before all of that, however, he was a graduate of the University of Maryland (B.A., 1963). A native of Mitchellville and a graduate of Suitland High School, Hoyer spent his formative years in Southern Maryland. He’d graduate from the […]

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Senate Collegiate Pride Series Senator Lisa Gladden

A Maryland State Senator from January 8, 2003 to January 11, 2017, Senator Lisa Gladden was a strong and principled leader for Baltimore City over her legislative tenure. Before all of that, she was a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law (J.D., 1991). Senator Gladden would come to elected office following the […]

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Senate Collegiate Pride Series Senator Sarah Elfreth

A Maryland State Senator since January 9, 2019, Senator Sarah Elfreth represents Maryland’s 30th legislative district in Anne Arundel County. Before her tenure in elected office, she would achieve academic success at Johns Hopkins University (M.S., Public Policy, 2012). Her professional career would see her make her way to public advocacy serving as the Government […]

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Senate Collegiate Pride Series Senator Joanne Benson

A Maryland State Senator since January 12, 2011, Senator Joanne C. Benson represents Maryland’s 24th legislative district in Prince George’s County. Before her career in the political realm, she would first attend and graduate from Bowie State College (B.S., Elementary Education, 1962). Born on March 11, 1941, in Roanoke, Virginia, Benson’s path to the Maryland […]

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