D. Page Elmore

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Douglas Page Elmore
D. Page Elmore (2007).jpg
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates
from the 38A district
In office
January 8, 2003 – June 26, 2010
Preceded by Charles A. McClenahan
Constituency Somerset and Wicomico Counties
Personal details
Born (1939-05-31)May 31, 1939
Nassawadox, Virginia
Died June 26, 2010(2010-06-26) (aged 71)
Salisbury, Maryland
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Carolyn
Children 3 children, 5 grandchildren
Residence Salisbury, Maryland
Occupation Retired Businessman
Religion Christian

D. Page Elmore (May 31, 1939 – June 26, 2010) was a member of the Maryland House of Delegates. He had served from January 2003 until his death, representing district 38A which encompasses Somerset and Wicomico Counties. Elmore was also the chairman of the Eastern Shore Delegation.


Born in 1939 in Nassawadox, Virginia, Elmore attended the University of Richmond. He was a retired businessman who was the owner and chief executive officer of Shore Disposal, Inc., of Maryland's Eastern Shore, from 1965 to 1998.[1]

While living in Virginia, Elmore served as the Accomack County Treasurer from 1968 until 1976.[2]

In the Legislature[edit]

Delegate Elmore had been a member of House of Delegates since January 8, 2003. He served on the House Ways and Means Committee and its revenue subcommittee. He was also the 2005 chair of the Maryland Rural Caucus.[1]

Retirement and death[edit]

After initially filing to run for reelection, Elmore withdrew from the race in late June 2010 while spending several days in the hospital receiving treatment for a cracked vertebra he suffered the previous winter.[3]

Elmore died on June 26, 2010 following a brief bout of cancer.[2]

Election results[edit]

  • 2006 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 38A[4]
Voters to choose one:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
D. Page Elmore, Rep. 8,030   63.3%    Won
Patrick M. Armstrong, Dem. 4,652   36.6%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 6   0.1%    Lost
  • 2002 Race for Maryland House of Delegates – District 38A[5]
Voters to choose one:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
D. Page Elmore, Rep. 6,811   55.7%    Won
Kirk G. Simpkins, Dem. 5,396   42.2%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 12   0.1%    Lost