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Anne Arundel Celebration Series Senator John Astle

A Maryland State Senator from 1995 until 2019, Senator John Astle was a strong and principled leader for Maryland’s Capital City and for Anne Arundel County in his legislative tenure. Senator Astle would come to elected office following the 1982 elections after winning a seat in the House of Delegates representing Annapolis and Maryland’s 30th […]

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Maryland Senate Mourns Congressman Elijah Cummings

Marylanders woke up this morning to news of the passing of longtime Congressman and House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings. A member of the House of Representatives since 1996, Cummings political career began in the Maryland General Assembly in 1983 upon his election to the Maryland House of Delegates. He would serve in the General […]

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Anne Arundel Celebration Series Senator Ed DeGrange

Senator James “Ed” DeGrange, Sr. was a leader in Northern Anne Arundel County for over twenty years. He was elected to the Anne Arundel County Council in 1994 then subsequently to the Senate of Maryland in 1998. He represented the 32nd Legislative District of Anne Arundel County where he served as a member of the […]

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Anne Arundel Celebration Series Senator H. Erle Schafer

Although a member of the Maryland State Senate from just 1979-1983, H. Erle Schafer would be a fixture of the Anne Arundel County political world for many years. Born in Baltimore on February 2, 1938, Schafer would attend Baltimore City Public Schools before making his way to the University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D., […]

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Anne Arundel Celebration Series 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. Born in Fairmont, […]

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