State's Attorney

Andrew L. Sonner, 44, of 50 Monroe St., Rockveille, is a Democrat. I was elected state's attorney in 1970 and reelected in 1974. Before that, I was the deputy state's attorney and chief trial counsel. Previously, I was a trial attorney in private practice. While a law student at American University, I taught history at Walter Johnson High School. I am a two-term past president of Maryland State's Attorney's Association, on the board of directors of the National District Attorneys' Association and vice chairman of the Maryland State Bar Association's Criminal Practice Section. I am on the part-time faculty of the University of Maryland, a professional elcturer at American University Law School and an instructor for the American Academy of Judicial Education.

Kathryn Diggs Williams, 48, of 14701 Carrolton Rd., Rockville, is a Republican. Education: BA, American University, Washington, D.C., 1951; MS in business administration, Simmons College, Boston, 1952; juris doctor, cum laude, Washington College of Law of American University, 1961.Experience: Teacher, Prince George's County, 1953-1955, and Montgomery County, 1955-1958; Law clerk to Judge Kathryn J. DuFour, 1960-1962. Practicing in trial attorney in Wheaton, 1962 to present. Clerk of the Court

Howard M. Smith, 53, of Dickerson, is a Democrat. I have had the job for 12 years and I'm unopposed this time. I've been in the court system all my adult life, and I held every position from a clerk to assignment commissioner to clerk of court and hold a dual position as clerk and court administrator. I've come up through the ranks.

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Anne Beall Bastian, of 9401 Emory Grove Rd., Gaithersburgh, is a Republican. Highlighted by 12 years of legal and taxation experience, including 10 years of employment as a legal assistant, my background includes: University of Maryland, BS; additional courses in probate, estates and trust administration, legal research and techniques, contracts and real estate law, real estate settlements - continuing legal education in federal estate and gift taxes and federal estate tax seminar. My extensive civic involvement includes: secretary, Woman's Club of Bethesda; treasurer, Bethesda Elementary and Whetstone Elementary PTAs; delegate to National Federation of Women's Clubs.

Rosalie A. Reilly, 49, of 5613 Riggs Rd., Olney, is a Democrat. Twenty-five years of business, civic and political experience. Executive director of the Wheaton-Kensington Chamber of Commerce. Editor of Wheaton Kensington Community Guide. Position involves communication with business and professional personnel of the chamber.I acy as their liaison with the general public and government agencies both state and local. Also publish a newsletter of general business interest monthly. The position of register of wills requires a person with administrative ability who can work and interact with a variety of individuals. The major part of my adult life has been devoted to service to people. Sheriff

Miles K. Daniels, 47, of 17017 Freedom Way, Rockville, is a Republican. Twenty-two years with the Montgomery County Police Department, captain of detectives and district commander of the Wheaton-Glenmont Police District. Graduate FBI National Academy, recipient of J. Edgar Hoover Award for Academic Excellence. BA (cum laude) in police administration, University of Maryland; elected to Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society. Life member, Montgomery County Police Association, member, FBI National Academy Associates, licensed private investigator, State of Maryland.

James A. Young, 54, of 9000 Gue Rd., Damascus, is a Democrat. Sheriff, chief deputy, deputy sheriff, past 16 years. Initiated organization and administrative changes which brought better employe relations; good fiscal management. Distributed functional operational manual; reorganized office for more effective services; established office hours for public convenience; established on-going training for all deputies. Was president, Maryland State Sheriff's Association. Member: National Sheriffs' Association, International Association of Chiefs of Police; board of trustees, Maryland State Sheriffs' Boys Rach Association; Ploughman and Fisherman; EMKW; president of Montgomery County Democratic Club. Graduate, National Sheriffs' Institute, University of Southern California.