Harry Hughes

American politician (1926-2019)

Harry Roe Hughes (November 13, 1926 – March 13, 2019) was an American politician. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Hughes was the 57th Governor of Maryland from 1979 to 1987.[1]

Harry Hughes
Maryland Governor Harry Hughes speaking at Fort Belvoir, Feb 16, 1985.jpg
Governor Hughes speaking at Fort Belvoir, February 1988
57th Governor of Maryland
In office
January 17, 1979 – January 21, 1987
LieutenantSamuel Bogley
J. Joseph Curran, Jr.
Preceded byMarvin Mandel
Succeeded byWilliam Donald Schaefer
Personal details
Harry Roe Hughes

(1926-11-13)November 13, 1926
Easton, Maryland, U.S.
DiedMarch 13, 2019(2019-03-13) (aged 92)
Denton, Maryland, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Patricia Donoho
ChildrenAnn and Elizabeth
Alma materGeorge Washington University

Hughes died at his home in Denton, Maryland from pneumonia-related problems on March 13, 2019 at the age of 92.[2]