John G. Gary

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John G. Gary
Anne Arundel County Executive
In office
1994–1998
Preceded by Robert R. Neall
Succeeded by Janet S. Owens
State House of Delegates District 33A
In office
January 11, 1995 – 1983
Succeeded by Janet Greenip
Personal details
Born (1943-12-23) December 23, 1943 (age 70)
Baltimore, MD
Political party Republican
Religion Methodist

John G. Gary (born December 23, 1943) is an American politician and a Republican who served as County Executive of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, from 1994-1998.

Prior to serving as County Executive, Gary was a member of the Maryland House of Delegates from 1983-1994.

Gary was defeated for re-election in 1998 by Janet Owens.

After his term ended, Gary has worked as a consultant. Gary was appointed to the Maryland Port Commission and currently is assisting former Congressman Helen Bentley on a search committee for Maryland's new Port Director.

Education[edit]

Delegate Gary graduated from Glen Burnie High School. He attended Anne Arundel Community College and the University of Maryland.

Career[edit]

Delegate Gary earned several awards during his career including Man of the Year from the Young Republicans of Anne Arundel County in 1977 and Legislator of the Year by the American Family Association in 1989. He served as Assistant Minority Whip and was a member of the Constitutional and Administrative Law Committee from 1983 until 1986 and the Appropriations Committee from 1987 until 1994.

Election results[edit]

  • 1998 Race for Anne Arundel County Executive[1]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Janet S. Owens, Dem. 87,676   57.8%    Won
John G. Gary, Rep. 63,879   42.1%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 226   0.1%    Lost
  • 1990 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 33A[2]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Elizabeth S. Smith, Rep. 15,861   20%    Won
John G. Gary, Rep. 15,607   20%    Won
Marsha G. Perry, Dem. 15,123   19%    Won
Bill Burlison, Rep. 10,128   17%    Lost
Edwin E. Edel, Dem. 15,123   13%    Lost
Sabine N. Bosma, Dem. 7,733   10%    Lost
  • 1986 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 33A[3]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Elizabeth S. Smith, Rep. 13,091   20%    Won
John G. Gary, Rep. 12,315   19%    Won
Marsha G. Perry, Dem. 10,476   16%    Won
John Witty, Rep. 10,272   16%    Lost
Bill Burlison, Dem. 9,092   14%    Lost
Douglas W. Diehl, Dem. 8,985   14%    Lost

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anne Arundel County Executive Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Oct. 28, 2007
  2. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Oct. 27, 2007
  3. ^ "House of Delegates Results". Maryland State Board of Elections.  Retrieved on Oct. 27, 2007

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Preceded by
Robert R. Neall
Anne Arundel County Executive
1994—1998
Succeeded by
Janet S. Owens