PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND

Origin: Prince George's was erected from Calvert and Charles counties in 1695 (Chapter 13, Acts of 1695, May Session). The County was named for Prince George of Denmark (1653-1708), who was the brother of Christian V (1646-1699), king of Denmark and Norway. Prince George was the husband of Queen Anne (1665-1714), who ruled Great Britain and Ireland from 1702 to 1714.

Population (1990 Census): 729,268
Form of Government: Charter since 1970
County Seat: Upper Marlboro, MD 20772


Budget

Executive Branch

Judicial Branch

Legislative Branch

Municipalities

Organizational Chart

U.S. Government Agencies


LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

COUNTY COUNCIL

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms:
Ronald V. Russell (D), Chair (chosen by Council in December, 1-year term), District 6, 1998
Stephen J. Del Giudice (D), Vice-Chair (chosen by Council in December, 1-year term), District 2, 1998

Walter H. Maloney (D), District 1, 1998
Thomas R. Hendershot (D), District 3, 1998
Audrey E. Scott (R), District 4, 1998
Marvin F. Wilson (D), District 5, 1998
Dorothy F. Bailey (D), District 7, 1998
Isaac J. Gourdine (D), District 8, 1998
M. H. (Jim) Estepp (D), District 9, 1998

Meetings: Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m.

County Administration Building, 2nd floor
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 - 3070
(301) 952-3700
fax: (301) 952-3238
World Wide Web:
http://www.co.pg.md.us/pcouncil.htm


EXECUTIVE BRANCH

COUNTY EXECUTIVE

Elected by Voters to 4-year term:
Wayne K. Curry (D), County Executive, 1998

County Administration Building, Room 5032
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 - 3070
(301) 952-4131
fax: (301) 952-3784
World Wide Web:
http:www.co.pg.md.us/countexe.htm

The government of Prince George's County has nine principal executive departments. These include Child Support Enforcement; Citizen and Consumer Affairs; Corrections; Environmental Resources; Family Services; Fire; Housing and Community Development; Police; and Public Works and Transportation.

Community Services
Education
Elections
Environment
Health
Housing & Community Development
Law Offices
Liquor Licensing
Planning
Public Safety


COMMUNITY SERVICES

EDUCATION

ELECTIONS

ENVIRONMENT

HEALTH

HOUSING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

LAW OFFICES

LIQUOR LICENSING

PLANNING

PUBLIC SAFETY


JUDICIAL BRANCH

CIRCUIT COURT

Appointed by Governor and/or elected by Voters to 15-year terms (21 Judges):
William D. Missouri, Circuit Administrative Judge & County Administrative Judge, 2003
Robert J. Woods, Chief Judge, 2009

Arthur M. Ahalt, Associate Judge, 1999
Joseph S. Casula, Associate Judge, 2001
Toni E. Clarke, Associate Judge, 1998
Michele D. Hotten, Associate Judge, 2011
G. R. Hovey Johnson, Associate Judge, 1999
Sherrie L. Krauser, Associate Judge, 2011
James J. Lombardi, Associate Judge, 1998
Larnzell Martin, Jr., Associate Judge, 2007
Robert H. Mason, Associate Judge, 2009
Graydon S. McKee III, Associate Judge, 2003
C. Philip Nichols, Jr., Associate Judge, 2009
Theresa A. Nolan, Associate Judge, 1998
Darlene G. Perry, Associate Judge, 2001
Steven I. Platt, Associate Judge, 2007
E. Allen Shepherd, Associate Judge, 2011
Thomas P. Smith, Associate Judge, 2011
Richard H. Sothoron, Jr., Associate Judge, 2007
William B. Spellbring, Jr., Associate Judge, 2009
Sheila R. Tillerson-Adams, Associate Judge, 1998

P. O. Box 1600
Courthouse
14735 Main St.
Upper Marlboro, MD 20773 - 1600
(301) 952-3708
World Wide Web: http://www.co.pg.md.us/judicial.htm

DISTRICT COURT

Appointed by Governor with Senate consent to 10-year terms (12 Judges):
Frank M. Kratovil, District Administrative Judge, 1998

Josef B. Brown, Associate Judge, 2004
Gerard F. Devlin, Associate Judge, 2006
John F. Kelly, Sr., Associate Judge, 2007
Patrice E. Lewis, Associate Judge, 2000
Thomas J. Love, Associate Judge, 1998
Thurman H. Rhodes, Associate Judge, 1998
Ronald D. Schiff, Associate Judge, 2006
Melanie M. Shaw-Geter, Associate Judge, 2006
Michael P. Whalen, Associate Judge, 2005
Beverly J. Woodard, Associate Judge, 2008
Joel D. Worshtil, Associate Judge 2008

Courthouse
Bourne Wing, Room 173B
14757 Main St.
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 - 3003
(301) 952-4011

ORPHANS' COURT

Elected by Voters to 4-year terms:
Lucy B. Warr (D), Chief Judge (designated by Governor), 1998
Angelo I. Castelli (D), Judge, 1998
Albert W. Northrop (D), Judge, 1998

14735 Main St.
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
(301) 952-3790

Maryland Counties


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