Talbot Historical Society Project Rewind: Spotting Spiro at the Yacht Club

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Do you agree this is Spiro Agnew, the 55th Governor of Maryland from Jan. 25, 1967-Jan. 7, 1969? Then he became the 39th Vice President of the United States from Jan.20; 1969 to Oct. 10, 1973 when he resigned after negotiating a plea agreement for tax evasion!! Do you recognize any of the possible Miles River Yacht Club members who are pictured greeting him that day in St. Michaels, Md. ? Photo from the H. Robins Hollyday Collection at the Talbot Historical Society.

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  1. Margare Schnoor says:

    I recognize the man to the right of Agnew. He owned a hair stylist shop in Easton. Unfortunately, I cannot remember his name.

  2. Margaret Schnoor says:

    Now I remember his name! It is Jerry Rokos. He and his wife, Charlotte, owned and operated a hair salon in Easton. They were members of the Miles River Yacht Club and kept a boat on the same dock as is shown only it was on the other side. facing out into the creek. To clarify, Jerry is the person in the white pants and shirt with the dark tie, standing next to Agnew.
    I don’t know anyone else in the picture. The man in the long dark pants and sunglasses is probably one of Agnew’s detail people. No one else dressed like that down on the docks.

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