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Senate Leadership

Senate Service
Longest Service (24 years or more):
Millard E. Tydings
Paul Sarbanes
Barbara A. Mikulski
Maryland Senators Who Served in Leadership Positions
Senate President (U.S. Vice President): Spiro T. Agnew

President Pro Tempore: John E. Howard, Samuel Smith

Democratic Conference Secretary: Barbara A. Mikulski

Standing Committee Chairs Since 1947:

Appropriations: Barbara Mikulski

Armed Services: Millard E. Tydings

Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs: Paul Sarbanes

District of Columbia: Joseph D. Tydings

Rules and Administration: Charles McC. Mathias, Jr.
Maryland Citizens Honored in the Capitol's Art Collection
Statuary: Charles Carroll of Carrollton by Richard E. Brooks (Statuary Hall); John Hanson by Richard E. Brooks (Senate connecting corridor).


Vice Presidents Collection: Spiro T. Agnew, by William Behrends (Senate wing, second floor, east corridor)

Chief Justices Collection: Roger B. Taney by Augustus Saint-Gaudens (Room S-141 of the Capitol, the old Supreme Court chamber).

Paintings: Declaration of Independence at the Independence Hall, Philadelphia by John Trumbull (Rotunda); General George Washington Resigning His Commission to Congress As Commander in Chief of the Army, Annapolis, Maryland, December 23, 1783 by John Trumbull (Rotunda).


Statuary Hall

The National Statuary Hall Collection in the U.S. Capitol has statues donated by individual states.  Learn more about your state's statues.

Architect's Statuary Hall Web page

Related Links

The Library of Congress maintains a State and Local Government Resource Page.

State election results must be certified by the State's Secretary.  The National Association of Secretaries of State maintains a list of their websites.