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Sidney Kramer

Sidney "Sid" Kramer
Democratic Central Committee of Montgomery County, Maryland
In office
1965–1966
Montgomery County Council
In office
1970–1974
Maryland State Senate, District 19
In office
1978–1986
3rd Executive of Montgomery County, Maryland
In office
1986–1990
Preceded by Charles W. Gilchrist
Succeeded by Neal Potter
Personal details
Born (1925-07-08) July 8, 1925
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Betty Mae Kramer
Occupation Politician, businessman

Sidney Kramer (born July 8, 1925) is an American politician. Born in Washington, D.C..

Contents

  • Biography 1
  • Family 2
  • Political career 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Biography

Sidney graduated from Montgomery County, Maryland.

Family

Sidney married with Betty Mae and had an daughter, Rona E. Kramer, represented Maryland's 14th District in the State Senate from 2003 to 2011 and his son, Benjamin F. Kramer, has represented Maryland's 19th District in the House of Delegates since 2007. Betty Mae Krammer Gallery and Music Room is named after her wife's name.

Political career

In 1960, Kramer joined and actively participated in the local parent-teacher associations, the Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce, and the Montgomery County Citizens Planning Association.

A lifelong Democrat, Kramer served on the Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee from 1965 to 1966. In the 1966 election, he lost a bid for a seat in the Montgomery County Council. In 1970, however, he successfully gained election to the Council and served as a member until 1974. In 1974, he was the Democratic nominee for Congress against incumbent Republican Gilbert Gude. He lost 2:1.[1] In 1978, Kramer was elected to a seat in the Maryland State Senate where he served for eight years as Chairperson of the Montgomery County Delegation. In 1986, he returned to the County and subsequently defeated then-County Council Member David Scull in the race to become the third County Executive of Montgomery County.[2]

References

  1. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/1974election.pdf
  2. ^ "Montgomery County, MD - Previous County Executives". Montgomerycountymd.gov. Retrieved 2010-11-21. 

External links

  • Maryland Archives
Preceded by
Charles W. Gilchrist
Montgomery County, Maryland Executive
1986–1990
Succeeded by
Neal Potter
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