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  Flowers, Thomas A.
NameThomas A. Flowers
Cambridge, Maryland , United States
Born February 09, 1923
DiedAugust 06, 2005 (82 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifedMr. Matt
Jan 12, 2021 05:42pm
Tags Married - U.S. Army - Episcopalian -
InfoDr. Flowers graduated from Hoopers Island High School and holds a Bachelor of Science from Salisbury State Teachers´┐Ż College, a Masters Degree from Temple University in Political Science and Economics, and a Doctorate in Education from the University of Maryland. He has been a Teacher at Cambridge High School, Cambridge Junior High School, Hurlock Elementary School, Tylerton Elementary School and St. Peter and Paul High School and has served as Principal at St. Peter and Paul Elementary School and Academy Elementary School. He retired from the Dorchester County School system as Interim Director of Education. He also has experience in retail and real estate sales, public relations and the seafood industry and is currently a partner and First Manager of Phillips Crab House.

Dr. Flowers is a renowned writer, historian and folklorist who has authored several books of local folk tales and history. He conducts lectures and tours and is a local radio personality and newspaper columnist.

Dr. Flowers served as Tech. Sergeant in the 45th Division in World War II and was awarded the Bronze Star. He is a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a member of the American Legion.

Dr. Flowers is active in civic and community activities. He is a past President of the American Association for Retired Persons - Dorchester County Chapter and the Dorchester Retired Educators Association. He is a member of the Dorchester Democratic Club, the Cambridge Yacht Club, the Dorchester Historical Society, the Dorchester Heritage Museum, the East New Market Heritage Association, the Friends of Blackwater Committee, and the Maryland Film Commission. He is a member of the Christ Episcopal Church in Cambridge and he is the honorary Chaplain at the Dorchester County Detention Center.

Commissioner Flowers is serving his fourth term as a County Council member, having held the office from 1974 to 1982 prior to being reelected in 1998.



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