1894-1979Born in Crisfield. Served Maryland for 37 years. Governor, 1959-1967; Comptroller of the Treasury, 1939-1947 and 1950-1959; First Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources, 1969-1971; Treasurer of Maryland, 1973-1975. Oversaw expansion of the University System of Maryland and brought educational television to the state. Doubled the State Park System. Established programs in support of economic development, agriculture, industry, and environmental matters.
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|Placed By||Maryland Historical Trust-Maryland State Highway Administration|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 14th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 424968 N 4204348|
|Decimal Degrees||37.98368333, -75.85440000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 59.021', W 75° 51.264'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 59' 1.26" N, 75° 51' 15.84" W|
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|Area Code(s)||443, 410|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 216 MD-413, Crisfield MD 21817, US|
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