Habern W. Freeman
|Habern W. Freeman|
|Member Maryland State Senate, District 34|
|Preceded by||Catherine Riley|
|Succeeded by||David R. Craig|
|3rd Executive of Harford County|
|Preceded by||J. Thomas Barranger|
|Succeeded by||Eileen M. Rehrmann|
August 10, 1941 |
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
|Alma mater||Lock Haven State College
University of Maryland
Habern W. Freeman (born August 10, 1941) is a Democratic politician from the State of Maryland, having served Harford County in several different elected positions, including Harford County Executive and State Senator.
Freeman graduated in 1962 with a bachelor's degree from Lock Haven State College, now Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania. In 1964, Freeman received his physical therapy certification from the University of Maryland.
Habern Freeman was elected to the Harford County Council in 1972 and served as its president from 1974 until 1978. In 1982 Freeman was elected as the third county executive of Harford County and served until 1990, when he was succeeded by Eileen M. Rehrmann.
After serving as County Executive, Habern Freeman was elected in 1990 to State Senator serving District 34, running unopposed. Freeman served as state senator until 1994. During his time in the State Senate, he served as a member of the Judicial Proceedings Committee and in 1991 and 1992 served on the Special Joint Committee on Pensions. In 1994, Habern was defeated by David R. Craig, who would eventually also become a County Executive for Harford County.
- 1994 Race for Maryland State Senate – District 34
- Voters to choose one:
Name Votes Percent Outcome David R. Craig, Rep. 17,444 54% Won Habern W. Freeman, Dem. 14,676 46% Lost
- 1990 Race for Maryland State Senate – District 34
- Voters to choose one:
Name Votes Percent Outcome Habern W. Freeman, Dem. 19,050 100% Won
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