FREDERICK COUNTY, MARYLAND

Origin: Frederick County was created in 1748 from Baltimore and Prince George's counties (Chapter 15, Acts of 1748). The County probably was named after Frederick Calvert (1731-1771), sixth and last Lord Baltimore, who was the Proprietor of Maryland from 1751 until his death in 1771 at Naples, Italy.

Population (1990 Census): 150,208
Form of Government: County Commissioners
County Seat: Frederick, MD 21701


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LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms:
Mark L. Hoke (R), President (candidate with most votes), 1998
David P. Gray (R), Vice-President (candidate with second most votes), 1998
Ilona M. Hogan (R), 1998
Bruce L. Reeder (D), 1998
Terre Roy Rhoderick (R), 1998

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m.

Winchester Hall
12 East Church St.
Frederick, MD 21701 - 5447
(301) 694-1100
(301) 694-9000 (general information)
fax: (301) 694-1849
World Wide Web:
http://www.co.frederick.md.us


EXECUTIVE BRANCH

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Elected by Voters to 4-year term:
Mark L. Hoke (R), President (candidate with most votes), 1998
(301) 694-1100

Community Services
Education
Elections
Health
Law Offices
Liquor Licensing
Planning
Public Safety


COMMUNITY SERVICES

EDUCATION

ELECTIONS

HEALTH

LAW OFFICES

LIQUOR LICENSING

PLANNING

PUBLIC SAFETY


JUDICIAL BRANCH

CIRCUIT COURT

Appointed by Governor &/or elected by Voters to 15-year terms (4 Judges):
G. Edward Dwyer, Jr., County Administrative Judge, 2001

Herbert L. Rollins, Associate Judge, 2007
Mary Ann Stepler, Associate Judge, 2003
John H. Tisdale, Associate Judge, 2011


Courthouse
100 West Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 694-2973

DISTRICT COURT

Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year terms (2 Judges):
Frederick J. Bower, District Administrative Judge (chosen by Chief Judge, District Court of Maryland, with approval of Chief Judge, Court of Appeals), 2006

W. Milnor Roberts, Associate Judge, 2001

Courthouse
100 West Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 694-2005

ORPHANS' COURT

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms:
Dorsey F. Shipley, Jr. (D), Chief Judge (designated by Governor), 1998
Timothy S. May (R), Judge, 1998
Marilyn L. Young (D), Judge, 1998

Courthouse
100 West Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 663-3722

Maryland Counties


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 Maryland Manual On-Line, 1998

July 10, 1998   
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