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DONALD C. FRY, Democrat, District 35, Harford & Cecil Counties.

Member of Senate since November 12, 1997. Member, Budget and Taxation Committee, 1997- (public safety, transportation, economic development and natural resources subcommittee); Joint Audit Committee, 1998-; Joint Subcommittee on Program Open Space and Agricultural Land Preservation, 1998-.

Member of House of Delegates, 1991-97. House Vice-Chair, Joint Legislative Work Group on Community College Financing, 1994-95. House Chair, Joint Committee to Study Mandates on Local Government, 1995-97. Chair, Special Committee on Rail Mergers, 1997. Member, Ways and Means Committee, 1991-92; Appropriations Committee, 1992-97 (capital budget subcommittee; oversight committee on personnel; oversight committee on program open space & agricultural land preservation; chair, transportation & the environment subcommittee, 1995-97); Joint Transportation Financing Committee (Transportation 2000), 1994; Special Joint Task Force on Transportation, 1995; Joint Subcommittee on Program Open Space and Agricultural Land Preservation, 1995-97; Special Joint Committee on Competitive Taxation and Economic Development, 1996-97. Chair, Harford County Delegation, 1992, 1995-97.

Citizen member, Board of Estimates, Harford County, 1978-82. Chair, Commission on Human Relations, 1988-89 (member, 1985-89). Member, Baltimore/Washington International Airport Advisory Committee, 1993. Co-Chair, Sound Barrier Review Panel, 1995-96. Member, Council on Management and Productivity, 1995-97; Aquaculture Advisory Committee, 1998-.

Born in Killeen, Texas, June 23, 1955. Attended Bel Air Senior High School; Frostburg State College, B.S., 1977; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1979. Attorney. Member, Maryland State and Harford County Bar Associations. Member, Democratic Central Committee of Harford County, 1980-82, 1986-90 (chair, 1986-90). Board of Directors, American Red Cross, Northeastern District, 1984-89 (chair, 1986-89). President, Bel Air Jaycees, 1983. Named one of Ten Outstanding Young Marylanders by Maryland Jaycees, 1988. Married; one son.

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