[Photograph of State Delegate] RUDOLPH C. CANE, Democrat, District 37A, Dorchester & Wicomico Counties.

Member of House of Delegates since 1999. Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 1999- (agriculture, environment & natural resources subcommittee, 1999-; public utilities subcommittee, 1999-; environmental & natural resources subcommittee, 1999). Deputy Majority Whip, 2001-.

Member, Board of Zoning Appeals, Wicomico County, 1980-1990. Member, County Council, Wicomico County, District 1, 1990-94. Member, Maryland State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1970-; Citizen's Advisory Board for Holly Center, 1976-98; Chancellor's Advisory Committee, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, 1977-80; Delmarva Advisory Council, 1980-98; Maryland Rural Development Corporation, 1987-98. Chair, Shore Erosion Task Force, 1999-2000. Member, Governor's Task Force on Eastern Shore Economic Development, 1999-; Governor's Fatherhood Advisory Council, 2000-. Chair, Task Force to Study Health Care Needs of Inmates in Transition from Correctional Institutions, 2000-. Born in Marion, Maryland, May 23, 1934. Attended Carter G. Woodson High School; Maryland State College; Coppin State College. Radar Sergeant, U.S. Army, 1952-55. Vice-President, Cane's Rentals, 1955-. Evaluation Engineer, Bureau of Materials and Research, 1957-68, and Director of Administration, Eastern Regional Laboratory, 1968-84, State Highway Administration. Administrator, Community and Housing Development, Shore Up, Inc., 1984-. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2000. Member, Maryland Association of Engineers, 1963-84. Coordinator of Special Projects, 1968, and Vice-President, 1969, Maryland State Conference of Branches, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Member, Lower Eastern Camp Committee/Cooperative Area Manpower Planning System, 1975-77. Chair, New Directions for Political and Social Change, 1977; Board of Directors, Shore Up, Inc., 1978-83. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2000. Member, Queen City Lodge 1051, Elks; Lamech Lodge 30, Prince Hall Affiliated Free and Ancient Masons; American Legion Post 145; Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10159. Award for Outstanding Work in Wicomico County, NAACP, 1974. Governor's Citation for Service, 1977. Outstanding Citizen Award for community service in field of human rights, Kappa Alpha Psi, Salisbury State University, 1977. Member, Ebenezer United Methodist Church. Married; two children.

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