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United States representative , lawyer , Maryland

Marjorie Sewell Holt, Lawyer, retired congresswoman. Bar: Florida 1949, Maryland. 1962. Recipient Distinguished Alumna award University Florida, 1975, Trustees award University Fla.Coll. Law, 1984, Alumnae Outstanding Achievement award, 1997. Board of directors Maryland. School for the Blind, History Annapolis Foundation; Member American Bar Association, Maryland. Bar Association, Anne Arundel Bar Association Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Delta.

Background

Holt, Marjorie Sewell was born on September 17, 1920 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Edward Rol and Juanita (Felts) Sewell.

Education

Graduate, Jacksonville Junior College, 1945. Juris Doctor, University Florida, 1949. Degree, University Florida Law Review, 1948.

Career

Private practice, Annapolis, Maryland, 1962. Clerk Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, 1966-1972. Member 93d-99th Congresses from 4th District of Maryland, 1973-1986, member budget committee, 1975—1988, member joint economic committee, 1980.

Armed services committee, vice-chair Office Technology Assessment, 1977. Chair Republican Study committee, 1975-1976. Of counsel Smith, Somerville & Case, Baltimore, 1986-1990.

Supervisor elections Anne Arundel County, 1963-1965. Delegate Republican National Convention, 1968, 76, 80, 84, 88. Member President's Commission on Arms Control and Disarmament, Governor's Commission on Carefirst, 2003.

Member independent commission United States Army Reserve. Board directors Annapolis Federal Savings Bank. Advisory board Crestar.

Co-chair George W. Bush Presidential campaign, Maryland, 2000.

Achievements

  • Bar: Florida 1949, Maryland 1962.

Membership

Board of directors Maryland. School for the Blind, History Annapolis Foundation. Member American Bar Association, Maryland.

Bar Association, Anne Arundel Bar Association Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Delta.

Connections

Married Duncan McKay Holt, December 26, 1946. Children: Rachel Holt Tschantre, Edward Sewell, Victoria.

father:
Edward Rol Sewell

mother:
Juanita (Felts) Sewell

spouse:
Duncan McKay Holt

child:
Victoria Holt

child:
Edward Sewell Holt

child:
Rachel Holt Tschantre Holt