Monthly Archives: November 2019

Central Maryland Celebration Series Senator Ed Weant

Although perhaps better known for his tenure as a Circuit Court Judge, a life of true advocacy for his native Carroll County was the one lead by Senator Edward Weant. He’d serve Central Maryland for nearly the entirety of his professional career. Born in Westminster on April 9, 1918, Weant would be a product of […]

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Central Maryland Celebration Series Senator John Pica

A member of the Maryland General Assembly for some nineteen years, John A. Pica, Jr. would serve as a Maryland State Senator from 1983-1997, and a Maryland State Delegate from 1979-1983 representing Central Maryland. A native Marylander, Pica would graduate from Mount St. Joseph High School before making his way to Villanova University (B.A), the […]

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Central Maryland Celebration Series Senator William 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. A farmer and lawyer by trade, James was known as an intellectual yet humble individual who rose to the top of Harford County legal circles quickly after receiving his Juris Doctorate from the […]

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Central Maryland Celebration Series Senator James Clark

Senator James Clark, Jr. was Maryland’s Senate President from 1979-1983 and a representative of Central Maryland for parts of four decades. Born in 1918 to federal judge James Clark Sr. and Johns Hopkins descendant Alda Hopkins Clark, James Jr. spent his formative years at Keewaydin Farm in Ellicott City. The third of four sons born […]

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Central Maryland Celebration Series Senator Perry Sfikas

A member of the Maryland General Assembly for some seven years, Perry Sfikas would serve as a Maryland State Senator from January 1995 to September 17, 2002, representing Central Maryland. Born in Baltimore in 1955, Sfikas would graduate from Patterson High School before making his way to George Washington University, B.A. (public and international affairs, […]

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