George W. Della

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George W. Della (February 9, 1908 - August 11, 1990) was a politician and businessman from the U.S. state of Maryland. Trained as a lawyer, Della was appointed to the Maryland Senate in 1939 to represent a district in Baltimore and served until his retirement from politics. He served as President of the Maryland Senate from 1951–1955 and again from 1959-1963. Following his retirement in 1963, Della worked as a lobbyist for Baltimore Gas and Electric. His son, George W. Della, Jr., was a member of the Baltimore City Council from 1976–1983 and the Maryland Senate representing South Baltimore from 1983-2010. George W. Della was born February 9, 1908, in Baltimore, Maryland. He attained his education locally, attending Baltimore Public Schools and the Baltimore City College, from which he graduated in 1927. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Baltimore in 1932 and, three years later, earned a law degree from that institution's School of Law. By 1936, Della had passed the Maryland Bar and begun to practice law, and the same year he was wed to Agnes H. Mattare, with whom he would have three children, George, Mary, and Howard. As  ( Wikipedia article )


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