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Maryland Manual, 1940-41
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General Secretary to the Governor. The statutory duties of the Sec-
retary 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;
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
returns, employees of legislative counsels and agents are required to
certify to him, under oath, whatever expenses have been incurred by
them in connection with their activities for or against legislation be-
fore the General Assembly; he is the custodian of the Great Seal of the
State; railroad leases are filed in his office and he exercises general
supervision over the detail work of the entire Executive Department
which consists of the office of the Governor and Secretary of State.


For the purpose of promoting co-ordination and effective super-
vision over the conduct of the State Government, the following shall
constitute an Advisory Council for the Governor. (Ch. 29, 1922.)

The State Comptroller:
Hon. J. Millard Tawes. .................... .Annapolis, Md.

The State Treasurer:
Hooper S. Miles............................ Salisbury, Md.

The Attorney General:
William C. Walsh.......................... Baltimore, Md.

The Chairman of the State Board of Education:
Tasker G. Lowndes........................ Cumberland, Md.

The President of the State Board of Agriculture and of the
University of Maryland:
Dr. Harry Clifton Byrd. ................ .College Park, Md.

The Department of Correction:
Willis R. Jones, State Office Bldg.............Annapolis, Md.

The Department of Public Welfare:
W. Wallace Lanahan........................ Baltimore, Md.

The Director of Health:
Dr. Robert H. Riley, 2411 N. Charles Street. . . .Baltimore, Md.

The Commissioner of Motor Vehicles:
W. Lee Elgin, Guilt ord Ave. and 21st St...... .Baltimore, Md.

The Police Commissioner of Baltimore City:
Robert F. Stanton, Police Bldg.. ............ .Baltimore, Md.

The Chairman of the Department of Tidewater Fisheries:
Edwin Warfield, Jr„ State Office Bldg.. ...... .Annapolis, Md.

The Commissioner of State Employment and Registration:
Col. Harry C. Jones, 22 Light Street. ........ .Baltimore, Md.


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