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Marjorie Sewell HOLT

(1920- )

HOLT, Marjorie Sewell, a Representative from Maryland; born Marjorie Sewell in Birmingham, Ala., September 17, 1920; attended Jacksonville Junior College, 1940-1941; LL.B., (J.D.), University of Florida College of Law, 1949; admitted to the Florida bar in 1949, and the Maryland bar in 1962 and commenced practice in Anne Arundel County, Md., 1962; clerk of the Circuit Court, Anne Arundel County, 1966-1972; supervisor of elections, Anne Arundel County, 1963-1965; counsel, Maryland State Federation of Republican Women, 1971-1972; member, Maryland Governor’s Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice, 1970-1972; member, Anne Arundel County Human Relations Commission, 1965-1966; delegate, Republican National Conventions, 1968, 1976, 1980 and 1984; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-third and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1987); was not a candidate for reelection in 1986; resumed the practice of law in Baltimore; nominated by President Reagan as a member, General Advisory Committee on Arms Control and Disarmament, July 1987; is a resident of Severna Park, Md.

Bibliography

”Marjorie Sewell Holt” in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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