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Maryland Manual, 1973-74
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VERDA WELCOME, Democrat, District 10; born in Lake Lure,
N. C. Attended North Carolina and Delaware public schools; Coppin
Normal School; Morgan State College, B.S., 1939; New York Univer-
sity, M.A., 1943; Columbia University. Former teacher. Member,
Mayor's Advisory Committee for Urban Renewal, 1946. Member, Pres-
ident Johnson's National Citizens Committee for Community Rela-
tions. Delegate, 1964 Democratic National Convention. Member, 1960
Democratic 750 Club. State Delegate, 1960 Legislative Work Confer-
ence, Southern Regional Education Board. Member, Governor's Com-
mittee on Human Relations. Member, Americans for Democratic
Action; Board of Governors, 4th District Democratic Organization of
Baltimore City, Inc.; Valiant Women's Democratic Club; Baltimore
Urban League. Board member. Citizens' Planning and Housing As-
sociation; International League of Peace and Freedom; League of
Women Voters; Maryland State Division, American Association of
University Women. Member, National Association for the Advance-
ment of Colored People; National Order of Women Legislators; United
Nations. Board member. Advance Savings and Loan Association;
Maryland Chapter, National Multiple Sclerosis Society; Provident
Hospital. Member, Delta Sigma Theta sorority. Received Distinguished
First Award presented by American Negro Emancipation Centennial
Commission of Illinois, 1963; 1962 Woman of the Year Award pre-
sented by the Women's Auxiliary to the National Medical Association;
Afro-American Newspaper award for superior public service; citation
to outstanding soror, Baltimore Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta
sorority; Outstanding Achievement Award, The Women of Morgan
State College; Distinguished Alumni Citation, Coppin State Teachers
College; Certificate of Merit, Baltimore Chapter, Howard University
Alumni Association; Community Service Award, Baltimore Chapter,
Business and Professional Women's Clubs. Award, World's Fair Citi-
zenship Day, September, 1964. Doctor of Laws degree, Howard Uni-
versity, 1968. Doctor of Social Sciences degree. University of Mary-
land, 1970. Certificate of Appreciation, United Negro College Fund,
1970. Citation for dedicated service from Maryland Federation of the
Blind, 1970. Married. Member of the House of Delegates, 1959-63.
Member of the Senate since 1963. Member, Legislative Council, 1971.
WILLIAM A. WILSON, Republican, District 1-C; born in Cumber-
land, November 19, 1913. Attended Cumberland public schools. Busi-
nessman. Deputy Clerk, Circuit Court of Allegany County. President,
Allegany County Board of Election Supervisors. County Commis-
sioner of Allegany County. Judge, Maryland Tax Court. Member,
Masons; Shrine; Jesters. State Treasurer, Maryland State Volunteer
Firemens Association. Married. Member of the Senate since 1971.
MURRAY ABRAMSON, Democrat, Baltimore 5th; born in Balti-
more, December 28, 1902. Attended Baltimore public schools. Business
Agent, Amalgamated Clothing Workers, Business analyst, O.P.S.
Executive secretary, Rent Control Commission. Executive secretary,
Equal Employment Commission. Member, Governor's Commission on
the Status of Women. Member, Constitutional Convention of Maryland,
1967-68. Married. Member of the House of Delegates since 1955. Chair-
man, Baltimore City Delegation, 1962-70. Member, Legislative Council,
1962-71. Assistant Majority Floor Leader, 1971 Session.
ARIS T. ALLEN, Republican, Anne Arundel County 6-C; born in
San Antonio, Texas, December 27, 1910. Attended public schools in
San Antonio and Washington, D. C.; Howard University, M.D., 1944.

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