|Name||Casper R. Taylor, Jr.|
|Address||316 Prince George Street |
Cumberland, Maryland 21502, United States
|| December 19, 1934
|Contributor||U Ole Polecat|
|Last Modifed||U Ole Polecat|
Jul 09, 2003 03:06pm
|Info||Member of House of Delegates, January 8, 1975 to January 8, 2003. House Speaker, January 1994 to January 8, 2003. Co-Chair, Legislative Policy Committee, 1994-2003 (member, 1987-2003). Member, Joint Committee on Maryland Port, 1978-80; Joint Committee on Energy, 1979; Special Joint Committee on Transportation, 1981-84; Savings and Loan Oversight Committee, 1986; Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, 1987-94. Chair, Economic Matters Committee, 1987-94 (vice-chair, 1978-86). Co-Chair, Special Joint Committee on Economic Development Strategy, 1988-91. Member, Special Joint Committee on Energy Pricing, 1990-91; Tort and Insurance Reform Oversight Committee, 1991-93; Spending Affordability Committee, 1994-2000. Chair, Western Maryland Delegation, 1982-86. Chair, Allegany County Delegation, 1987-94. Board of Directors, National Speakers Conference, State Legislative Leaders Foundation, 2000-03. |
Member, Maryland Health Care Commission, 2003-.
Member, Commission to Study Public Service Commission Law, 1977-80; Tri-County Council for Western Maryland, 1986-2003; Citizens Advisory Board, Finan Hospital Center, 1988-; Governor's Commission on Maryland Military Monuments, 1989-2003; Governor's Commission on Insurance, 1990-92; Maryland Tourism Development Board, 1993-2003; Government House Trust, 1994-2003; State House Trust, 1994-2003; Maryland Environmental Trust, 1995-2003. Chair, Governor's Flood Mitigation Task Force for Western Maryland, 1996-2003. Member, Task Force to Study Retail Electric Competition and the Restructuring of the Electric Utility Industry, 1997-98. Chair, Western Maryland Economic Development Task Force, 1998-2003. Member, Commission on Transportation Investment, 1999; Citizens Advisory Board for Brandenburg Center, 2000-; Governor's Redistricting Advisory Committee, 2001-02. Born in Cumberland, Maryland, December 19, 1934. Attended Allegany County parochial schools; University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1956. Served in U.S. Air Force R.O.T.C., 1952-54. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2000. Past president, Allegany County Liquor Dealers; Dapper Dan Club; Academy of Political Science, University of Notre Dame. Member, Elks; Eagles; Alhambra; Knights of Columbus; Cumberland Hall of Fame; South Cumberland Business and Civic Association; Chamber of Commerce; Maryland Wildlife Federation. Board of Advisors, Sacred Heart Hospital. Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Frostburg State University, 2000. First Citizen Award, Maryland Senate, 2003. Married.