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Maryland Manual, 1937
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State Government, 1937


State House, Annapolis.
Baltimore Office, 1003, 1004, 1006, 1007, 1008 Union Trust Building.

Harry W. Nice Annapolis

Secretary of State;
E. Ray Jones Oakland

Executive Secretary:
Robert Irvin Baltimore

Governor's Personal Secretary:
Miss Gladys Tarragano Baltimore

Chief Clerk:
Murray G. Hooper Annapolis


Chester F. Tucker Annapolis
J. E. Bond. Baltimore
Charles G. Quartley Baltimore
Fannie A. Coplan Baltimore


Mrs. Rena E. Preston Baltimore
Miss Edith Benseler Baltimore
Miss Alice Kline Frederick
Miss Jean Cullotta Baltimore
Mrs. Betty Marck Baltimore

State Budget Director

William Hildreth Blakeman 2411 N. Charles St., Balto., Md.

The Governor is elected by the people for a term of four years
from the second Wednesday in January ensuing his election. The Sec-
retary of State is appointed by the Governor, with the consent of the
Senate, to hold office during the term of the Governor all other officers
are appointed by the Governor to hold office during his pleasure.

Under the State Reorganization Law, which became operative Janu-
ary 1, 1923, the Executive Department was reorganized and enlarged
to include, besides the Secretary of State, the following: Parole Com-
missioner, The Commissioner of the Land Office, The Superintendent
of Public Buildings, The Department of Legislative Reference, The
Commissioners for Uniform Laws, The State Librarian.

The Secretary of State, in addition to his statutory duties, is the
General Secretary to the Governor. The statutory duties of the Secre-
tary are briefly as follows. His attestation of the Governor's signa-
ture to all public documents, commissions, pardons, warrants, procla-
mations and the many other papers and certificates is required; he is
the custodian of the records of the Executive Department Certificates;
of Nomination of certain political candidates are required to be filed
in his office and their names certified by him to the Election Super-
visors for placement upon the ballot; he is a member of the Board of
State Canvassers and prepares that Board's minutes and certifications
in addition to keeping the records of their meetings and of the election



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