Stalwart of the Dorsey Machine – Del. John Quade

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Del. John William Quade, served in the Maryland House of Delegates, representing St. Mary’s County, as a Democrat, from 1978 to 1982.

Del. John Quade, attending fundraiser for Attorney General Doug Gansler held at Fitzies Marina. / The Chesapeake

From Maryland Archives:

Born in Oakley, Maryland, February 16, 1947. Attended Margaret Brent High School; Charles County Community College; St. Mary’s College, B.A., 1971, University of Baltimore Law School.

General Assembly:
House of Delegates, Legislative District 29 (D), St. Mary’s County, 1979-82. Chair, Charles and St. Mary’s counties delegation, 1980-82. Member, Joint Committee on Community and Economic Development, June 1979-January 1980; Subcommittee on Banking; Joint Committee on Insurance.

Private Career and Other Public Service:
Real estate broker, appraiser, Brick House Realty, Inc. Served in U.S. Marine Corps; received Purple Heart, Vietnam service with cluster. Member, St. Mary’s Code Committee, 1977-78; St. Mary’s Citizens Advisory Council, 1976-78; Project Basic, 1977-79. Life member, Disabled Veterans; Fleet Reserve Association; VFW; State Watermen’s Association, National Historical Society, 4th and 5th Democratic Clubs of Charles County; St. Mary’s Democratic Club, 7th District Optimist Club, St. Mary’s County Taxpayers Association. Member, executive board, Tri-County Council. Chair, St. Mary’s County Rockfish Hatchery Study Committee. State representative to the Conference of Insurance Legislation, Charleston, South Carolina

A Cheap Shots version of Del Quade’s politics will soon be conjured up.

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