Eastern Shore Advocate and MD House Speaker Clayton Mitchell Dies at 83


The Baltimore Sun reports this morning that one of the Eastern Shore’s most powerful advocates has passed away at his home in Kennedyville, Maryland.

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  1. Howard Freedlander says

    Clay Mitchell was well-known and well-liked in Annapolis. He represented a breed of Eastern Shore legislators who led the powerful House Appropriations Committee and thus provided the vote-challenged Shore with a voice at the table. As Speaker of he House of Delegates, he dealt constantly with difficult statewide issues. He was a superb citizen-legislator.

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